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by Laurent Binet & Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 24, 2012)

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich", or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich". The most dangerous man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich was known as the "Butcher of Prague." He was feared by all and loathed...

The Adventures of Radisson 2, Back to the New World

by Martin Fournier & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (December 15, 2014)

fter spending two years with his new Iroquois family as described in Volume 1, Pierre-Esprit Radisson escapes and sails across the Atlantic to Holland before boarding ship to head down the west coast of France....

The Promise of Light

by Paul Watkins Picador (December 16, 2014)

In The Promise of Light by Paul Watkins, it is 1921, and young Ben Sheridan's Irish-American father mysteriously dies in their small Rhode Island town. Determined to learn the truth about his family's cloudy...

The Forger

by Paul Watkins Picador (December 16, 2014)

An exciting new novel, by the author of The Story of My Disappearance and Archangel.

At the turn of World War II, David Halifax is a young American painter who receives a scholarship to come to Paris and work...

The Paris Winter

by Imogen Robertson St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

There is but one Paris.

Vincent Van Gogh

Maud Heighton came to Lafond's famous Academie to paint, and to flee the constraints of her small English town. It took all her courage to escape, but Paris, she quickly...

Grail Knight

The Outlaw Chronicles #5

by Angus Donald St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

In 1200 A.D., much in England has changed. Richard the Lionhearted has died and his duplicitous brother John has taken the throne. The Earl of Locksley has been outlawed by his old enemy, now the king, and Sir...

Lady Catherine's Necklace

by Joan Aiken St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Joan Aiken, one of Jane Austen's most sparkling successors, takes up Austen's pen yet again, this time continuing where Pride and Prejudice left off in Lady Catherine's Necklace.

In Austen's classic novel, the...

A Midnight Carol

by Patricia K. Davis St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

1843, London. Though the approaching Christmas looks bleak at the home of the Dickens family, Charles and his pregnant wife Catherine try to maintain a good cheer for their four young children. Debts are mounting,...

An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War

Irish Country #9

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (October 14, 2014)

Doctor O'Reilly heeds the call to serve his country in Irish Doctor in Peace and At War, the new novel in Patrick Taylor's beloved Irish Country series

Long before Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly became a fixture...

The Lodger

by Louisa Treger St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Dorothy Richardson is existing just above the poverty line, doing secretarial work at a dentist's office and living in a seedy boarding house in Bloomsbury, when she is invited to spend the weekend with a childhood...

Sleep in Peace Tonight

by James MacManus St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

It's January 1941, and the Blitz is devastating England. Food supplies are low, Tube stations in London have become bomb shelters, and U-boats have hampered any hope of easy victory. Though the United States...

The Inquisitor

by Catherine Jinks St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

I hereby record those events which took place in and around the city of Lazet relating to the assassination of our venerable Brother Augustin Duese in the year of the Incarnate Word, 1318.

So writes Brother Bernard,...

The Persian Pickle Club 20th Anniversary

by Sandra Dallas St. Martin's Press (September 30, 2014)

It is the 1930s, and hard times have hit Harveyville, Kansas, where the crops are burning up, and there's not a job to be found. For Queenie Bean, a young farm wife, a highlight of each week is the gathering...

November 1916

The Red Wheel #2

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & H. T. Willetts Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

The month of November 1916 in Russia was outwardly unmarked by seismic events, but beneath the surface, society seethed fiercely. In Petrograd, luxury-store windows are still brightly lit; the Duma debates the...

August 1914

The Red Wheel #1

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & H. T. Willetts Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls "a dramatically new...

This Is Graceanne's Book

by P. L. Whitney St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

This Is Graceanne's Book is the story of two impoverished children growing up along the Mississippi in 1960. The story is told by a nine-year-old boy, Charlie, who observes with an encompassing awe a pivotal...

The Fortune Hunter

by Daisy Goodwin St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known as Sisi, is the Princess Diana of nineteenth-century Europe. Famously beautiful, as captured in a portrait with diamond stars in her hair, she is unfulfilled in her marriage...

The Dark Side of the Sun

by Elizabeth Palmer St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

Growing up as the governess's daughter in the shadow of the Harding family's eccentric charm, Mary Fox can never hope to share their unshakable social confidence. Beautiful Godfrey, outrageous Nettie, and the...

Strange Gods

by Annamaria Alfieri St. Martin's Press (June 24, 2014)

In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group;...

Spartans at the Gates: A Novel

The Warrior Trilogy #2

by Noble Smith St. Martin's Press (June 24, 2014)

The Peloponnesian War has begun. An army of merciless Spartan invaders have arrived at the gates of Plataea, bent on obliterating the independent city-state and its inhabitants. Plataea's oldest allies, the...

Song of the Shank

by Jeffery Renard Allen Graywolf Press (June 17, 2014)

A contemporary American masterpiece about music, race, an unforgettable man, and an unreal America during the Civil War era

At the heart of this remarkable novel is Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth-century...

A Morning in Eden

by Anna Gilbert St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

Following the death of her beloved Aunt Belle, Lorna Kent abandons her life in the city to move to a small country town. Once an ancient valley settlement, Canterlow's surrounding countryside remains, even in...

The Artist's Wife

by Max Phillips Henry Holt and Co. (June 10, 2014)

An elegant reimagining of the life of Alma Mahler, the lovely, aristocratic fin-de-siècle composer who abandoned her own art to become the inspiration and collector of geniuses.

At the turn of the century, "the...

The Lost Souls' Reunion

by Suzanne Power St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

On a lonely hill in rural Ireland, overlooking the gray sea, sits the solid, unforgiving Moriarty home, Solas. After the departure of her grown son, Sive, the Storyteller, is alone in the house for the first...

In the Wolf's Mouth

by Adam Foulds Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2014)

A new novel by the author Julian Barnes called "one of the best British writers to emerge in the last decade"

Set in North Africa and Sicily at the end of World War II, In the Wolf's Mouth follows the Allies'...

Hannibal: Enemy of Rome

Hannibal #1

by Ben Kane St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

As Rome rose to power in the 3rd century BCE there was only one real rival in the Mediterranean—Carthage. In the First Punic War, the Roman legions defeated and humiliated Carthage. Now Hannibal, a brilliant...

Dark Aemilia

by Sally O'Reilly Picador (May 27, 2014)


The daughter of a Venetian musician, Aemilia Bassano...

The Hour of the Innocents

by Robert Paston Tom Doherty Associates (May 20, 2014)

1968. Vietnam. Social turmoil. Drugs. Music.

Four young musicians are determined to escape a ravaged industrial landscape by playing rock and roll...and they play it with a passion and brilliance that contrasts...

Henderson's Spear

by Ronald Wright Henry Holt and Co. (May 20, 2014)

A masterly epic that weaves a contemporary search for a missing father with a vivid story from the heyday of the British Empire.

Liv, a Canadian filmmaker, is writing from a Tahitian jail, piecing together her...

The Hollow Ground

by Natalie S. Harnett St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

We walk on fire or air, so Daddy liked to say. Basement floors too hot to touch. Steaming green lawns in the dead of winter. Sinkholes, quick and sudden, plunging open at your feet.

The underground mine fires...

People of the Morning Star

Morning Star Trilogy #1

by W. Michael Gear & Kathleen O'Neal Gear Tom Doherty Associates (May 06, 2014)

Award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear begin the stunning saga of the North American equivalent of ancient Rome in People of...

Jacaranda Vines

by Tamara McKinley St. Martin's Press (May 06, 2014)

After years of dominating Australia's wine industry, Jock Witney dies, leaving his family's business in a shambles. Despite an offer worth hundreds of millions for the company, the family is split and unable...

Prized Possessions

by Jessica Stirling St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

In Jessica Stirling's Prized Possessions, Lizzie Conway has clawed her way out of the slums despite the crippling debt left behind by a long-vanished husband. To give her three daughters a better life, Lizzie...

The Piper's Tune

by Jessica Stirling St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

Jessica Stirling's Glasgow comes to scintillating life in The Piper's Tune, a story of love and fortune set in Edwardian Scotland.

Lindsay Franklin's life is an adventure she has just begun to enjoy. At eighteen,...

Alice in Exile

by Piers Paul Read St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

By critically acclaimed author Piers Paul Read, Alice in Exile is an exquisite historical novel featuring Alice Fry--a free-thinking and independent-minded woman in a world ruled by men--and the two men who...

The Raids

by Mick Lowe Baraka Books (March 27, 2014)

It’s spring, 1963 in the “Nickel Capital of the World.” Nineteen-year-old Jake McCool is about to undergo a rite of passage—his first shift underground in a hard rock mine. But the Cold War is at its...

Shakespeare's Dark Lady

by Sally O'Reilly Picador (April 01, 2014)


The real Aemilia Basano Lanyer was Renaissance woman, centuries...

The Sea House

by Elisabeth Gifford St. Martin's Press (April 15, 2014)

In 1860, Alexander Ferguson, a newly ordained vicar and amateur evolutionary scientist, takes up his new parish, a poor, isolated patch on the remote Scottish island of Harris. He hopes to uncover the truth...

The Venetian Bargain

by Marina Fiorato St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

Venice, 1576. Five years after the defeat of the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Lepanto, a ship steals unnoticed into Venice bearing a deadly cargo. A man, more dead than alive, disembarks and staggers into...


by Katharine Grant Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2014)

"Extremely impressive . . . . A wonderful read from a born storyteller." —Chris Cleave, New York Times bestselling author of Little Bee

"A wicked sense of humor . . . . Subversive and thrilling . . . It will...

The Secret Life of William Shakespeare

by Jude Morgan St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2014)

Named One of Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Books of 2014

There are so few established facts about how the son of a glove maker from Warwickshire became one of the greatest writers of all time that some people doubt...

Cavendon Hall

Cavendon Hall #1

by Barbara Taylor Bradford St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2014)

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an epic saga of intrigue and mystique set in Edwardian England. Cavendon Hall is home to two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them....

The Last Jew

by Noah Gordon St. Martin's Press (March 25, 2014)

In the year 1492, the Inquisition has all of Spain in its grip. After centuries of pogrom-like riots encouraged by the Church, the Jews - who have been an important part of Spanish life since the days of the...

Shamrock Green

by Jessica Stirling St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

The marriage of Sylvie and Gowry McCulloch was not made in heaven and has gone through difficult times. Settled now in Dublin, they have a daughter, Maeve, whom they both love dearly. Sylvie presides over the...

Roosevelt's Beast

by Louis Bayard Henry Holt and Co. (March 18, 2014)

A reimagining of Teddy and Kermit Roosevelt's ill-fated 1914 Amazon expedition—a psychological twist on the smart historical thriller that first put Louis Bayard on the map

1914. Brazil's Rio da Dúvida, the...

Queen Elizabeth's Daughter

by Anne Clinard Barnhill St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

From Anne Barnhill, the author of At the Mercy of the Queen, comes the gripping tale of Mary Shelton, Elizabeth I's young cousin and ward, set against the glittering backdrop of the Elizabethan court


The Mistressclass

by Michele Roberts Henry Holt and Co. (March 18, 2014)

A painter's death sets into motion a story of desire--past and present--and its enduring repercussions

Catherine and Vinny are sisters and writers living in contemporary London. Catherine, a professor, publishes...

In My Mother's House

by Margaret McMullan St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

In My Mother's House is a beautiful, haunting, and elegantly crafted novel about a daughter's obsession to understand her mother's staunch commitment to silence about their family's experiences during World...

The Sound of the Trees

by Robert Gatewood Henry Holt and Co. (March 11, 2014)

An extraordinary debut that brings together a hypnotic quest, a thrilling Western, and an unforgettable love story.

Set in the 1930s, The Sound of the Trees tells the story of Trude Mason, who, seeking to escape...

My Name Is Resolute

by Nancy E. Turner St. Martin's Press (February 18, 2014)

One of Book Riot's top 100 Must-Read Books of American Historical Fiction!

Nancy Turner burst onto the literary scene with her hugely popular novels These Is My Words, Sarah's Quilt, and The Star Garden. Now,...