Harper / Historical

Best Selling

Language

All

English (49)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (2)

Current year (6)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Publisher

Delete Harper

 

Category

Delete Historical

 

In category

Middle Age (6)

XIXth century (5)

XXth century (<1945) (5)

Modern (<1799) (2)

1914-1918 (1)

1939-1945 (1)

 

Total Loans

All (49)

20 - 40 (49)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 49 of 49 Sorted by : 

The Race for Paris

by Meg Waite Clayton Harper (August 11, 2015)

National Bestseller

David J. Langum, Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction, Honorary Mention for 2015

The New York Times bestselling author of The Wednesday Sisters returns with a moving and powerfully dynamic...


Crooked Heart

by Lissa Evans Harper (July 28, 2015)

Paper Moon meets the Blitz in this original black comedy, set in World War II England, chronicling an unlikely alliance between a small time con artist and a young orphan evacuee.

When Noel Bostock—aged ten,...


Diamond Head

by Cecily Wong Harper (April 14, 2015)

A sweeping debut spanning from China to Hawaii that follows four generations of a wealthy shipping family whose rise and decline is riddled with secrets and tragic love—from a young, powerful new voice in...


John the Pupil

by David Flusfeder Harper (March 03, 2015)

“A superbly written and intellectually stimulating novel.”—The Independent (London)

Since he was a young boy, John has studied at the Franciscan monastery outside Oxford, under the tutelage of friar and...


The Bookseller

by Cynthia Swanson Harper (March 03, 2015)

A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel reminiscent of Sliding Doors, The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who must reconcile her reality with the tantalizing alternate world of her dreams.

Nothing...


Fiercombe Manor

by Kate Riordan Harper (February 17, 2015)

In this haunting and richly imagined dual-narrative tale that echoes the eerie mystery of Rebecca and The Little Stranger, two women of very different eras are united by the secrets hidden within the walls of...


The Empty Throne

The Saxon Stories #8

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (January 06, 2015)

The eighth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis...


The Story of Land and Sea

by Katy Simpson Smith Harper (August 26, 2014)

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family—fathers and daughters, mother and son, master...


Gutenberg's Apprentice

by Alix Christie Harper (September 23, 2014)

An enthralling literary debut that evokes one of the most momentous events in history, the birth of printing in medieval Germany—a story of invention, intrigue, and betrayal, rich in atmosphere and historical...


Victus

by Albert Sánchez Piñol, Daniel Hahn & Thomas Bunstead Harper (September 09, 2014)

A #1 international bestseller reminiscent of the works of Roberto Bolaño, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and Edward Rutherford—a page-turning historical epic, set in early eighteenth-century Spain, about a military mastermind...


The Bully of Order

by Brian Hart Harper (September 02, 2014)

Set in a logging town on the lawless Pacific coast of Washington State at the turn of the twentieth century, a spellbinding novel of fate and redemption—told with a muscular lyricism and filled with a cast...


The Visitors

by Sally Beauman Harper (July 08, 2014)

Based on a true story of discovery, The Visitors is New York Times bestselling author Sally Beauman’s brilliant recreation of the hunt for Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings—a dazzling...


The Care and Management of Lies

by Jacqueline Winspear Harper (July 01, 2014)

The New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs series turns her prodigious talents to this World War I standalone novel, a lyrical drama of love struggling to survive in a damaged, fractured world....


One Night in Winter

by Simon Sebag Montefiore Harper (May 06, 2014)

Inspired by a true story, prize-winning historian and acclaimed novelist Simon Sebag Montefiore explores the consequences of forbidden love in this heartbreaking epic of marriage, childhood, danger, and betrayal...


The Sea Garden

by Deborah Lawrenson Harper (June 24, 2014)

Romance, suspense, and World War II mystery are woven together in three artfully linked novellas—rich in drama and steeped in atmosphere—from the critically acclaimed author of The Lantern.

The Sea Garden...


Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932

by Francine Prose Harper (April 22, 2014)

A richly imagined and stunningly inventive literary masterpiece of love, art, and betrayal, exploring the genesis of evil, the unforeseen consequences of love, and the ultimate unreliability of storytelling...


The Pagan Lord

The Saxon Stories #7

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (January 07, 2014)

The seventh installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis...


Worthy Brown's Daughter

by Phillip Margolin Harper (January 21, 2014)

Known for his critically acclaimed contemporary thrillers, New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown's Daughter, a compelling historical drama, set...


Annette Vallon

by James Tipton Harper (October 13, 2009)

For fans of Tracy Chevalier and Sarah Dunant comes this vibrant, alluring debut novel of a compelling, independent woman who would inspire one of the world's greatest poets and survive a nation's bloody transformation....


The Barbed Crown

Ethan Gage #6

by William Dietrich Harper (May 07, 2013)

In The Barbed Crown, the sixth tale of rogue and adventurer Ethan Gage by William Dietrich, our hero returns to Paris and London. Against a background of imperial pomp and the gathering clouds of war, Gage plots...


The Perfume Collector

by Kathleen Tessaro Harper (May 14, 2013)

A remarkable novel about secrets, desire, memory, passion, and possibility.

Newlywed Grace Monroe doesn’t fit anyone’s expectations of a successful 1950s London socialite, least of all her own. When she receives...


The Illusion of Separateness

by Simon Van Booy Harper (June 11, 2013)

In The Illusion of Separateness, award-winning author Simon Van Booy tells a harrowing and enchanting story of how one man’s act of mercy during World War II changed the lives of strangers, and how they each...


1356

The Grail Quest #4

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (January 08, 2013)

Bernard Cornwell, the "master of martial fiction" (Booklist), brings Thomas of Hookton from the popular Grail Quest series into a new adventure in 1356, a thrilling stand-alone novel. On September 19, 1356,...


The Orchardist

by Amanda Coplin Harper (August 21, 2012)

At once intimate and epic, The Orchardist is historical fiction at its best, in the grand literary tradition of William Faulkner, Marilynne Robinson, Michael Ondaatje, Annie Proulx, and Toni Morrison.

In her...


The Mirrored World

by Debra Dean Harper (August 28, 2012)

The critically acclaimed author of The Madonnas of Leningrad (“Elegant and poetic, the rare kind of book that you want to keep but you have to share” —Isabel Allende), Debra Dean returns with The Mirrored...


The Virgin Cure

by Ami McKay Harper (June 26, 2012)

From #1 international bestselling author Ami McKay comes The Virgin Cure, the story of a young girl abandoned and forced to fend for herself in the poverty and treachery of post-Civil War New York City.

McKay,...


The Lost Family

by Jenna Blum Harper (June 05, 2018)

"I was spellbound from the start of The Lost Family. The writing is so smart and empathetic and I think what will stay with me the most are the characters, who on the surface embody glamour and verve, but who...


Another Side of Paradise

by Sally Koslow Harper (May 29, 2018)

In 1937 Hollywood, gossip columnist Sheilah Graham’s star is on the rise, while literary wonder boy F. Scott Fitzgerald’s career is slowly drowning in booze. But the once-famous author, desperate to make...


Only Killers and Thieves

by Paul Howarth Harper (February 06, 2018)

Two brothers are exposed to the brutal realities of life and the seductive cruelty of power in this riveting debut novel—a story of savagery and race, injustice and honor, set in the untamed frontier of 1880s...


The Magnificent Esme Wells

by Adrienne Sharp Harper (April 10, 2018)

From the nationally bestselling author of The True Memoirs of Little K, a deeply felt and historically detailed novel of family, loss, and love, told by an irrepressible young girl—the daughter of a two-bit...


Peculiar Ground

by Lucy Hughes-Hallett Harper (January 09, 2018)

"Unlike anything I’ve read. With its broad scope and its intimacy and exactness, it cuts through the apparatus of life to the vivid moment. Haunting and huge, and funny and sensuous. It’s wonderful."—Tessa...


Fools and Mortals

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (January 09, 2018)

New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell makes a dramatic departure with this enthralling, action-packed standalone novel that tells the story of the first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream—as...


The Emerald Storm

Ethan Gage #5

by William Dietrich Harper (May 08, 2012)

In the fifth installment of master storyteller William Dietrich’s bestselling adventure series, the swashbuckling, battle-scarred hero Ethan Gage must race from the slopes of the Alps to the sultry tropics...


Rebellion

by Molly Patterson Harper (August 08, 2017)

"Molly Patterson is a writer of the first order, and her debut novel is a revelatory, immersive miracle. Ambitious in scope and exacting in its language, Rebellion becomes a grand exploration of fate and circumstance."—Claire...


The Half-Drowned King

by Linnea Hartsuyker Harper (August 01, 2017)

"Linnea Hartsuyker brings myth and legend roaring to life in this superbly good page-turning saga of Viking-era Norway. The book’s fiercest magic shines in the characters of Ragnvald and Svanhild, as unforgettable...


All That I Am: A Novel

Miles Franklin Award 2012

by Anna Funder Harper (February 07, 2012)

Award-winning author Anna Funder delivers an affecting and beautifully evocative debut novel about a group of young German exiles who risk their lives to awaken the world to the terrifying threat of Hitler and...


Death of Kings

The Saxon Stories #6

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (January 17, 2012)

The sixth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for...


Dragon Teeth

by Michael Crichton Harper (May 23, 2017)

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel—a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden...


Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars

by Miranda Emmerson Harper (February 28, 2017)

In this sparkling debut novel imbued with the rich intrigue of Kate Atkinson’s literary mysteries and the spirited heart of Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, a disparate group of Londoners plunge into a search...


The Midnight Cool

by Lydia Peelle Harper (January 10, 2017)

The Whiting Award—winning author of the story collection Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing delivers her enchanting debut novel, set in 1916 Tennessee: a rich and rewarding tale of two flawed yet endearing...


The Flame Bearer

The Saxon Stories #10

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (November 29, 2016)

The tenth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis...


Chief Joseph

by Bill Dugan Harper (October 25, 2011)

A fictional account of the Nez Perce Indians follows Chief Joseph as he gathers his people and flees to Sitting Bull's refuge in Canadian Blackfeet territory, where he becomes engaged in his final, legendary...


And After the Fire

by Lauren Belfer Harper (May 03, 2016)

National Jewish Book Award Winner!

The New York Times-bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel—inspired by historical events—about two women,...


Lost in America: A Dead-End Journey

by Colby Buzzell Harper (August 23, 2011)

"Nothingless than the soul of an extremely interesting human being at war on ourbehalf." —Kurt Vonnegut

Astunning portrait of modern America by Colby Buzzell,the critically acclaimed author of My War: Killing...


Terrible Virtue

by Ellen Feldman Harper (March 22, 2016)

In the spirit of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank, the provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned...


The Summer Guest

by Alison Anderson Harper (May 24, 2016)

What if Anton Chekhov, undisputed master of the short story, actually wrote a novel—and the manuscript  still existed? This tantalizing possibility drives The Summer Guest, a spellbinding narrative that draws...


Free Men

by Katy Simpson Smith Harper (February 16, 2016)

From the author of the highly acclaimed The Story of Land and Sea comes a captivating novel, set in the late eighteenth-century American South, that follows a singular group of companions—an escaped slave,...


Warriors of the Storm

The Saxon Stories #9

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (January 19, 2016)

The ninth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom...


A Free State

by Tom Piazza Harper (September 15, 2015)

The author of City of Refuge returns with a startling and powerful novel of race, violence, and identity set on the eve of the Civil War.

The year is 1855. Blackface minstrelsy is the most popular form of entertainment...