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The Sisters Mallone

by Louisa Ermelino Simon & Schuster (September 30, 2014)

The Mallone sisters look Irish, but don’t let their blue eyes fool you.

“It’s all in how you say it,” their grandma Anona proudly says. “Ma-llone is Irish. Mal-lon-e is Italian.”

Growing up Italian...


Bittersweet

by Colleen McCullough Simon & Schuster (August 19, 2014)

Colleen McCullough’s new, romantic Australian novel about four unforgettable sisters taking their places in life during the tumultuous years after World War I is “just as epic as her ultra-romantic classic,...


Emmeline

by Judith Rossner Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar—a haunting tale of forbidden love set against the backdrop of the American industrial revolution.

This is the story of Emmeline Mosher,...


To the Precipice

by Judith Rossner Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar comes an enthralling tale of money, love, and one woman’s quest to have both in a world that wants her to have neither.

Young, beautiful...


Sisters of Treason: A Novel

by Elizabeth Fremantle Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the author People called “a must-read for Philippa Gregory fans,” a “terrifically entertaining” (The Sunday Times, London) novel about two sisters who must survive life in the Tudor court after...


The Steady Running of the Hour: A Novel

by Justin Go Simon & Schuster (April 15, 2014)

An impossible quest. An epic love story. A mesmerizing debut.

In 1924, the English mountaineer Ashley Walsingham dies attempting to summit Mount Everest, leaving his fortune to his long-lost lover, Imogen Soames-Andersson—whom...


Half World: A Novel

by Scott O'Connor Simon & Schuster (February 18, 2014)

A “beautiful literary thriller” (Los Angeles Review of Books) inspired by the shocking history of a secret CIA mind-control program, Half World is “the perfect book for our present moment” (The Daily...


Sin Killer

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry comes the first in a four-volume epic journey through the early American frontier, featuring the Berrybender family, English nobility adrift in the American...


The Homesman

by Glendon Swarthout Simon & Schuster (February 11, 2014)

Soon to be a major film directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones and co-starring Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, and John Lithgow, this classic Western novel captures the devastating realities of early frontier...


The Wandering Hill: The Berrybender Narratives, Book 2

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry continues his epic four-novel telling of The Berrybender Narratives with a new adventure that is both a grand literary achievement and riveting entertainment as forged...


Anything for Billy

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw. Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell-for-leather...


Revolutionary

by Alex Myers Simon & Schuster (January 14, 2014)

“A remarkable novel” (The New York Times) about America’s first female soldier, Deborah Sampson Gannett, who ran away from home in 1782, successfully disguised herself as a man, and fought valiantly in...


Telegraph Days: A Novel

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove comes a big, brilliant, unputdownable saga of the Old West, told in the spunky courageous voice of a young woman named Nellie Courtright.

When twenty-two-year-old...


Lonesome Dove

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1986

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written...


By Sorrow's River

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

In this tale of high-spirited and terrifying adventure, set against the background of the West that Larry McMurtry has made his own, By Sorrow’s River is an epic in its own right, with an extraordinary young...


Rainwater

by Sandra Brown Simon & Schuster (November 03, 2009)

A romantic historical novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seeing Red about an independent woman who runs a boarding house in Dust Bowl Texas.

Ella Baron runs her Texas boarding house with the...


Antony and Cleopatra: A Novel

by Colleen McCullough Simon & Schuster (December 04, 2007)

A sweeping epic of ancient Rome from the #1 bestselling author of The Thorn Birds

In this breathtaking follow-up to The October Horse, Colleen McCullough turns her attention to the legendary romance of Antony...


Flint and Silver

by John Drake Simon & Schuster (May 05, 2009)

A swashbuckling triumph of storytelling, Flint and Silver provides a thrilling ride back to the rich and wondrous world of Long John Silver and his fiendish nemesis Joseph Flint in this prequel to the beloved...


The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet

by Colleen McCullough Simon & Schuster (December 29, 2008)

Everyone knows the story of Elizabeth and Jane Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. But what about their sister Mary? At the conclusion of Jane Austen's classic novel, Mary, bookish, awkward, and by all accounts,...


City of God: A Novel of Passion and Wonder in Old New York

New York City #2

by Beverly Swerling Simon & Schuster (December 09, 2008)

City of God, the latest installment in Beverly Swerling's gripping saga of old New York, takes readers to Manhattan's clamorous streets as the nation struggles to find a compromise between slave and free, but...


Snow Hunters: A Novel

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2014

by Paul Yoon Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, Snow Hunters is “a subtle, elegant, poignant read” (Oprah.com), featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor’s apprentice and confronts...


Queen's Gambit: A Novel

by Elizabeth Fremantle Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

“Smart, sensual and suspenseful as a thriller, Queen’s Gambit is a must-read for Philippa Gregory fans—and heralds a brilliant new player in the court of royal fiction” (People).

Divorced, beheaded, died,...


The Almanac of the Dead: A Novel

by Leslie Marmon Silko Simon & Schuster (April 30, 2013)

A tour de force examination of the historical conflict between Native and Anglo Americans by critically acclaimed author Leslie Marmon Silko, under the hot desert sun of the American Southwest.

In this virtuoso...


God's Favorite: A Novel

by Lawrence Wright Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2013)

In this fascinating work of historical fiction, award-winning author Lawrence Wright captures all the gripping drama and black humor of Panama during the final, nerve-racking days of its legendary dictator,...


Empire of the Sun

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1984

by J. G. Ballard Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2013)

The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.

Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he...


Ashenden: A Novel

by Elizabeth Wilhide Simon & Schuster (January 08, 2013)

A novel about people, a country estate, and living history

“The house contains time. Its walls hold stories. Births and deaths, comings and goings, people and events passing through. . . . For now, however,...


The Twelve Rooms of the Nile

by Enid Shomer Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2012)

Before she became the nineteenth century’s greatest heroine, before he had written a word of Madame Bovary, Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert traveled down the Nile at the same time. In the imaginative...


A Violet Season: A Novel

by Kathy Leonard Czepiel Simon & Schuster (July 10, 2012)

A MOTHER’S CHOICES IN A T IME OF CRISIS THREATEN THE ONE PERSON SHE MEANS TO PROTECT—HER ONLY DAUGHTER— AND FORCE HER TO MAKE THE BOLDEST MOVE OF HER LIFE.

The violet industry is booming in 1898, and a...


The Rebel Wife

by Taylor M. Polites Simon & Schuster (February 07, 2012)

This “gloriously gothic”* novel about a young widow trying to survive in the violent world of Reconstruction Alabama is “history with a heartbeat, lovingly described and yet a true page turner” (Providence...


The Touch

by Colleen McCullough Simon & Schuster (November 25, 2003)

Not since The Thorn Birds has Colleen McCullough written a novel of such broad appeal about a family and the Australian experience as The Touch.

At its center is Alexander Kinross, remembered as a young man...


The Serpent in the Garden

by Janet Gleeson Simon & Schuster (February 22, 2005)

She opened the shagreen box. Couched in gray silk was an emerald necklace, one he had not seen for twenty years. The stones were just as he recalled them: a dozen or more, baguette cut and set in gold links,...


Mount Vernon Love Story

by Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster (June 18, 2002)

Charming, insightful and immensely entertaining in its unique presentation of one of America's legendary figures, Mount Vernon Love Story, by famed suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark, shows the reader the man...


The Thief Taker

by Janet Gleeson Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2006)

In the cellar there was no sound at all except her own breathing and the soft rustle of her skirts. After her eyes had grown accustomed to the dark, she noticed a niche in the wall a yard from where she stood....


The Caves of Perigord

by Martin Walker Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2002)

In a brilliant and ambitious thriller that combines elements of Jean Auel's The Clan of the Cave Bear and Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth into a riveting, multifaceted tale of love, art, courage, and...


The Grenadillo Box

by Janet Gleeson Simon & Schuster (March 10, 2004)

New Year's Day, 1755 The life of Nathaniel Hopson, journeyman to the illustrious cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale, is about to take a chilling turn. He has been sent to Cambridge to install a new library at the...


The Glass Virgin

by Catherine Cookson Simon & Schuster (December 06, 2004)

Annabella Lagrange had the kind of childhood that most can only dream about. The only child of an aristocratic couple, raised on their magnificent estate in the English countryside, she was loved by her parents...


The Diamond

by Julie Baumgold Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2005)

The Diamond is a brilliant, dazzling historical novel about a famous diamond—one of the biggest in the world—that passed from the hands of William Pitt’s grandfather to the French kings and Napoleon, linking...


White Doves at Morning

by James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2002)

For years, critics have acclaimed the power of James Lee Burke's writing, the luminosity of his prose, the psychological complexity of his characters, the richness of his landscapes. Over the course of twenty...


Havoc, in Its Third Year

by Ronan Bennett Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

A penetrating and ambitious historical novel, Havoc, in Its Third Year is an ingenious, often deeply unnerving narrative of seventeenth-century England that speaks directly to the fanaticism and fears of today....


The Fiercer Heart

by Micaela Gilchrist Simon & Schuster (October 03, 2005)

This is the story of an American love affair.Intimate and painfully real, this epic tale from the pages of history is based on the lives of vivacious and iron-willed Diana Bullitt, a Southern woman from an illustrious...


Love and Honor

by Randall Wallace Simon & Schuster (October 01, 2005)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Pearl Harbor and Oscar-nominated writer of Braveheart comes an epic historical page-turner: the gripping, unforgettable story of a patriot's secret mission in Russia...


Kate Hannigan's Girl

by Catherine Cookson Simon & Schuster (April 20, 2001)

Catherine Cookson was one of the world's most beloved writers. Her books have sold millions of copies, and her characters and their stories have captured the imagination of readers around the globe. She passed...


Morgan's Run

by Colleen McCullough Simon & Schuster (August 29, 2000)

In a novel of sweeping narrative power unequaled since her own beloved worldwide bestseller The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough returns to Australia -- this time with the story of its birth.

At the center of...


The Stalin Epigram

by Robert Littell Simon & Schuster (May 12, 2009)

Based on a riveting historical episode, The Stalin Epigram is a fictional rendering of the life of Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century -- and one of the few artists in...


American Adulterer

by Jed Mercurio Simon & Schuster (July 07, 2009)

• Taut, magnificent prose: Mercurio’s premise—to chronicle Kennedy’s exploits, political and sexual, through the President’s own anguished but self-centered perspective—is bold to the point of hubris,...


The Fifteen Streets

by Catherine Cookson Simon & Schuster (April 12, 2011)

Catherine Cookson was one of the world's most beloved writers. Her books have sold millions of copies, and her characters and their stories have captured the imaginations of readers around the globe. Now, available...


Year of the Hyenas

by Brad Geagley Simon & Schuster (February 22, 2005)

Year of the Hyenas is a brilliant, original, and unique murder mystery, set in ancient Egypt at the height of that kingdom's glory and power. It is at once a strikingly insightful portrait of a mysterious, complex,...


The Disagreement

by Nick Taylor Simon & Schuster (April 01, 2008)

It is April 17, 1861 -- the day that Virginia secedes from the Union and the sixteenth birthday of John Alan Muro. As the Commonwealth erupts in celebration, young Muro sees his dream of attending medical school...


Seen the Glory

by John Hough Simon & Schuster (June 30, 2009)

John Hough’s superbly readable historical novel, the revealing coming-of-age story of two young brothers fighting in the civil War, evokes the hardships and camaraderie of ordinary soldiers and civilians set...


Sashenka

by Simon Sebag Montefiore Simon & Schuster (November 11, 2008)

In the bestselling tradition of Doctor Zhivago and Sophie's Choice, a sweeping epic of Russia from the last days of the Tsars to today's age of oligarchs -- by the prizewinning author of Young Stalin.

Winter...