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Christmas on the Home Front

by Roland Moore One More Chapter (November 14, 2019)

It’s the last Christmas of the war but will things ever be the same again?

Christmas 1944

Despite the food rationing and the bitterly cold weather, the land girls of Pasture Farm, Connie Carter, Joyce Fisher...


The Brothers of Auschwitz

by Malka Adler & Noel Canin One More Chapter (November 07, 2019)

My brother’s tears left a delicate, clean line on his face. I stroked his cheek, whispered, it’s really you…

Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the...


The Christmas Wedding

by Dilly Court HarperCollins (October 17, 2019)

Don’t miss this festive treat – the first book in the dramatic new saga from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Holding the letter in trembling hands, Daisy’s future crumbled before her – the words...


Beyond the Storm

by Diana Finley HQ Digital (October 14, 2019)

‘Phenomenal… Beautifully written and emotionally charged. I cried… Outstanding.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars An epic tale of love, war, and the secrets we keep…

Anna Feldman is born in Vienna just...


The Last Letter from Juliet

by Melanie Hudson One More Chapter (August 23, 2019)

The USA TODAY bestseller! For fans of Soraya M. Lane, Heather Morris, Fiona Valpy and Pam Jenoff.

Inspired by the brave women of WWII, this is a moving and powerful novel of friendship, love and resilience....


The Forgotten Wife

by Lorna Cook Avon (April 30, 2019)

A timeless story of love and sacrifice, perfect for fans of Martha Hall Kelly, Pam Jenoff and Gill Paul.

“An intriguing mystery that will keep you wanting to read more.’— Gill Paul, author of The Lost...


The Belfast Girl on Galway Bay

by Anne Doughty HQ Digital (May 03, 2019)

‘An immensely readable, summer holiday of a book’ Belfast Telegraph

When Elizabeth Stewart, the only daughter of Protestant parents, announced that she wants to leave Belfast for the west coast of Ireland,...


The Huntress

by Kate Quinn HarperCollins (April 18, 2019)

‘If you enjoyed The Tattooist of Auschwitz, read The Huntress by Kate Quinn’ The Washington Post ‘Fascinating, brilliantly written, enthralling – just phenomenal’ Jill Mansell

*From the bestselling...


A Forbidden Love

by Kerry Postle HQ Digital (April 02, 2019)

An extraordinary story against all the odds…

He vowed in his letter to one day meet her again, once the war was over. But it was a letter Maria couldn’t bring herself to read…

Growing up in the humble...


Wartime for the District Nurses (The District Nurse, Book 2)

by Annie Groves HarperCollins (April 04, 2019)

The compelling new bestseller from the author of The Mersey Daughter and Winter on the Mersey.

Alice Lake and her friend Edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in London’s...


The Forgotten Village

by Lorna Cook Avon (April 04, 2019)

Don’t miss Lorna Cook’s stunning new book, The Forbidden Promise, available to pre-order now…

_________ THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER WITH OVER 150,000 COPIES SOLD

1943: The world is at war, and the villagers...


The Lost Letter

by Adrienne Chinn One More Chapter (March 07, 2019)

The Lost Letter from Morocco has great authenticity, immediacy and is an emotive and engaging read.’ Rosanna Ley

A forbidden love affair. A long-buried secret. A journey that will change everything.

Morocco,...


The Girl from Galloway: A stunning historical novel of love, family and overcoming the odds

by Anne Doughty HQ Digital (March 01, 2019)

The hardest times can build the strongest friendships

County Donegal, Ireland, April 1845.

Since following her heart and moving from her comfortable home in Scotland to the harsh mountainside of Ardtur, County...


The Forgotten Secret

by Kathleen McGurl HQ Digital (March 01, 2019)

A USA Today bestseller! Can she unlock the mysteries of the past?

A country at war

It’s the summer of 1919 and Ellen O’Brien has her whole life ahead of her. Young, in love and leaving home for her first...


The Darkest Hour

by Barbara Erskine HarperCollins (February 21, 2019)

From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes an epic tale of love, passion and heartbreak.

In the summer of 1940, eyes are focussed on the skies above the South of England: the Battle for Britain has just...


A Sister’s Sorrow

by Kitty Neale Avon (February 21, 2019)

It’s Sarah and her brother against the world…

When Sarah Jepson’s mother Annie dies, Sarah is left with her little brother Tommy to care for. Alone in the world, the two of them must make a life for themselves...


The Lost Girls Of Paris

by Pam Jenoff HQ (January 29, 2019)

‘A gripping tale’ MY WEEKLY

‘Thrilling’ WOMAN

‘A truly gripping read of mystery, love and heroism’ FROST MAGAZINE

The Lost Girls of Paris is an emotional story of friendship and betrayal during the...


The Hidden Women: An inspirational novel of sisterhood and strength

by Kerry Barrett HQ Digital (January 14, 2019)

From the bestselling author of The Girl In The Picture comes a beautiful new timeslip novel.

Berkshire, 1944

When Will Bates offers to take ATA pilot Lilian Miles to the dance, he sends her heart into a flutter....


The Doll Factory

by Elizabeth Macneal Atria/Emily Bestler Books (August 13, 2019)

The #1 International Bestseller

New York Times Editor’s Choice

“A lush, evocative Gothic.” —The New York Times Book Review

This terrifically exciting novel will jolt, thrill, and bewitch readers.”...


The Samurai's Daughter

by John J. Healey Arcade (August 27, 2019)

A tale of personal discovery, familial obligations, and competing cultural expectations is at the heart of this exciting sequel to The Samurai of Seville.

Soledad Maria, called Masako by her father, is a child...


Fled

by Meg Keneally Arcade (July 09, 2019)

Based on the life of an incredible historical heroine, a harrowing journey in search of love, justice, and freedom, told by the daughter of best-selling author Thomas Keneally (Schindler's List)

Jenny Gwyn has...


The Tubman Command

by Elizabeth Cobbs Arcade (May 21, 2019)

From the bestselling author of The Hamilton Affair,  a novel based on a thrilling chapter of Civil War history and African American history, how Harriet Tubman lead a Union raid to free 750 slaves.

It’s...


Two Weeks Excerpt

by Karen Kingsbury Howard Books (January 08, 2019)

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


The Daughter's Tale

by Armando Lucas Correa Atria Books (May 07, 2019)

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

“[B]reathtakingly threaded together from start to finish with the sound of a beating heart.” —The New York Times

“Searing.” —People

“Immersive, both heartbreaking and redemptive,...


Paris, 7 A.M.

by Liza Wieland Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The acclaimed, award-winning author of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris amidst...


Fatal Inheritance

by Rachel Rhys Washington Square Press (June 11, 2019)

Get swept away to the enchanting South of France with this “exquisite and shimmering” (Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone) suspenseful historical novel, where perilous secrets...


Fractured

by Tamar Ossowski Skyhorse (September 03, 2019)

Form the author of Left (over 25,000 sold), a love story for fans of Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife and Jack Finney’s Time and Again. If you had the chance to go back and fix the past, could...


An Impossible Distance to Fall

by Miriam McNamara Sky Pony (July 02, 2019)

A story about falling—falling from grace, falling in love—as well as soaring to heights you wouldn’t know were possible if you never stepped out into thin air.

A story about falling—falling from grace,...


The Women of the Copper Country

by Mary Doria Russell Atria Books (August 06, 2019)

From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow comes an inspiring historical novel about “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements—the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a...


The Winemaker's Wife

by Kristin Harmel Gallery Books (August 13, 2019)

Instant #1 bestseller from The Globe and Mail (Toronto) and The Toronto Star

“Love and betrayal, forgiveness and redemption combine in a heady tale of the ever-present past…fantastic!” —Pam Jenoff, New...


Tidelands

by Philippa Gregory Atria Books (August 20, 2019)

The #1 New York Times bestselling author and “one of the great storytellers of our time” (San Francisco Book Review) turns from the glamour of the royal courts to tell the story of an ordinary woman, Alinor,...


The Guardian of Lies

by Kate Furnivall Simon & Schuster UK (July 01, 2019)

*** THE TOP TEN BESTSELLING AUTHOR ***

Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Survivors.

1953, the South of France. The fragile peace...


The Last Train to London

by Meg Waite Clayton Harper (September 10, 2019)

The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Exiles conjures her best novel yet, a pre-World War II-era story with the emotional resonance of Orphan Train and All the Light We Cannot See, centering on...


Lies in White Dresses

by Sofia Grant William Morrow Paperbacks (September 17, 2019)

Award winning author Sofia Grant weaves an entrancing tale of female friendship and new beginnings inspired by the true stories of those who “took the Reno cure”. In the 1940s and 50s, women who needed a...


The Fourth Shore

by Alessandro Spina & Andre Naffis-Sahely Arcade (January 15, 2019)

The modern classic about the colonization of Libya continues, as Italy watches its prized colony slip away.

The Confines of the Shadow maps the transformation of the Libyan city of Benghazi from a sleepy Ottoman...


The Fourth Courier

by Timothy Jay Smith Arcade (April 02, 2019)

** "Sharply drawn characters, rich dialogue, and a clever conclusion bode well for any sequel." —Publishers Weekly **

** “Smith skillfully bridges police procedural and espionage fiction, crafting a show-stealing...


The Third Daughter

by Talia Carner William Morrow Paperbacks (September 03, 2019)

“In The Third Daughter, Talia Carner ably illuminates a little-known piece of history: the sex trafficking of young women from Russia to South America in the late 19th century. Thoroughly researched and vividly...


King of Kings

by Wilbur Smith Zaffre (April 02, 2019)

The long-awaited sequel to Wilbur Smith's worldwide bestseller, The Triumph of the Sun.

An epic story of love, betrayal, courage and war that brings together two of Wilbur Smith's greatest families in this long-awaited...


Country

by Michael Hughes Custom House (October 01, 2019)

Published to ravishing acclaim in the UK, a fierce and suspenseful reimagining of Homer’s Iliad set in mid-1990s Northern Ireland—a heart pounding tale of honor and revenge that “explodes with verbal invention,...


The Glass Woman

by Caroline Lea Harper (September 03, 2019)

Longlisted for the Historical Writers Association Debut Crown Award

In the tradition of Jane Eyre and RebeccaThe Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote...


Ribbons of Scarlet

by Heather Webb, Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray & Sophie Perinot et al. William Morrow Paperbacks (October 01, 2019)

“The French Revolution comes alive through the eyes of six diverse and complex women, in the skilled hands of these amazing authors.”--Martha Hall Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of Lilac Girls

Six...


The Christmas Boutique

by Jennifer Chiaverini William Morrow (October 01, 2019)

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini returns with a delightful Christmas-themed installment in her beloved Elm Creek Quilts seriesa captivating, heartwarming tale sure to become a holiday...


The Starlet and the Spy

by Ji-min Lee & Harpercollins Publishers Ltd. Harper Paperbacks (September 10, 2019)

“This story of the unlikely meeting of two vulnerable women is a beautifully woven page turner. The battle-weary woman and the pin-up girl who meet, connect, separate: each changed by the brief union.” --Heather...


The Lost Daughter

by Gill Paul William Morrow Paperbacks (August 27, 2019)

If you loved I Am Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon you won't want to miss this novel about her sister, Grand Duchess Maria. What really happened to this lost Romanov daughter? A new novel perfect for anyone curious...


The Golden Wolf

The Half-Drowned King #3

by Linnea Hartsuyker Harper (August 13, 2019)

The fates of Ragnvald and his sister Svanhild unfold to their stunning conclusion in this riveting final volume in The Golden Wolf Saga, a trilogy that conjures the ancient world with the gripping detail, thrilling...


What Every Girl Should Know

by J. Albert Mann Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 12, 2019)

This compelling historical novel spans the early and very formative years of feminist and women’s health activist Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, as she struggles to find her way amidst the...


City of Flickering Light

by Juliette Fay Gallery Books (April 16, 2019)

Juliette Fay—“one of the best authors of women’s fiction” (Library Journal)—transports us back to the Golden Age of Hollywood and the raucous Roaring Twenties, as three friends struggle to earn their...


At the Mountain's Edge

by Genevieve Graham Simon & Schuster (April 02, 2019)

From bestselling author Genevieve Graham comes a sweeping new historical novel of love, tragedy, and redemption set during the height of the Klondike Gold Rush.

In 1897, the discovery of gold in the desolate...


The Chef's Secret

by Crystal King Atria Books (February 12, 2019)

A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who...


The Wolf and the Watchman

by Niklas Natt och Dag Atria Books (March 05, 2019)

“It’s early to be pegging the year’s best books, but The Wolf and the Watchman, Niklas Natt och Dag’s stunning debut, is sure to be one of them.” —The Washington Post

“What's better than an ornate...