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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,...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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


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...

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,...

Girl on the Golden Coin

by Marci Jefferson St. Martin's Press (February 11, 2014)

Impoverished and exiled to the French countryside after the overthrow of the English Crown, Frances Stuart survives merely by her blood-relation to the Stuart Royals. But in 1660, the Restoration of the Stuart...

Do Try to Speak as We Do

by Marjorie Leet Ford St. Martin's Press (February 04, 2014)

It seems like the perfect job: an upper middle class English family desperately needs a nanny. The father is an aspiring novelist, the children are well-heeled, and the mother's accent radiates with charm over...

The Delta Sisters

by Kayla Perrin St. Martin's Press (February 04, 2014)

From Essence bestselling author Kayla Perrin comes the compelling story of three generations of African-American women---of their deepest secrets and most cherished lies.

The Grayson family is a pillar of the...

Away from You

by Melanie Finn St. Martin's Press (February 04, 2014)

Ellie's upbringing in colonial Africa in the 1960s and 70s—stiff whiskies, keeping up appearances and English gardens amidst the African Bush—was marked by a troubled relationship with a violent father she...

The Queen's Dwarf

by Ella March Chase St. Martin's Press (January 21, 2014)

A richly imagined, gorgeously written historical novel set in the Stuart court featuring a unique hero: Jeffrey Hudson, a dwarf tasked with spying on the beautiful but vulnerable queen

It's 1629, and King Charles...

The Distaff Side

by Elizabeth Palmer St. Martin's Press (January 14, 2014)

When Bertie, a browbeaten son of Britain's upper crust, wants to marry Mai, the feminist who lives in the mansion down the road, his mother, Augusta, the ultra-snobby Langham matriarch, opposes their union....

The Blue Wolf

by Frederic Dion & Will Hobson St. Martin's Press (January 14, 2014)

The winner of one of France's most prestigious literary prizes, The Blue Wolf is the epic historical novel of Genghis Khan

At the height of his power, Genghis Khan unified four hundred tribes and was feared...

Wives at War

by Jessica Stirling St. Martin's Press (December 31, 2013)

As Glasgow waits for enemy bombers to reach Clydeside and the German invasion to begin, Lizzie Conway's daughters throw themselves wholeheartedly into the war effort and eagerly accept their roles as working...

The New Countess

Love & Inheritance Trilogy #3

by Fay Weldon St. Martin's Press (December 17, 2013)

England, 1905. Lord Robert and Lady Isobel Dilberne, as well as their entire regal estate, with its hundred rooms, are busy planning for a lavish visit from King Edward VII and his mistress just a few months...

Invitation To A Funeral

by Molly Young Brown & Molly Brown St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2013)

APHRA BEHN is an unusual woman by any standard, especially those of 1676 London. A popular playwright and former spy, she does not bow to convention, does not always have the fortitude to turn a charming, but...

The Housemaid's Daughter

by Barbara Mutch St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2013)

Barbara Mutch's stunning first novel tells a story of love and duty colliding on the arid plains of Apartheid-era South Africa

When Cathleen Harrington leaves her home in Ireland in 1919 to travel to South Africa,...

Birds of Prey

Courtney #9

by Wilbur Smith St. Martin's Press (November 19, 2013)

It is 1667 and the Dutch and the English are at war. Sir Francis Courtney and his son Henry 'Hal' Courtney, in their fighting caravel Lady Edwina, are on patrol off the Agulhas Cape of Southern Africa: lying...


The Outlaw Chronicles #4

by Angus Donald St. Martin's Press (November 12, 2013)

"A rip-roaring tale . . . full of twists and turns...A fast-moving, thoroughly enjoyable yarn." —Kirkus Reviews on King's Man

Robert, Earl of Locksley, returns in Warlord, the latest in Angus Donald's compelling...

Shadow Riders

The Plainsmen #6

by Terry C. Johnston St. Martin's Press (July 30, 2013)

Chief White Bear and his Kiowa tribe would accept no more broken promises from the white man, so they left the Indian Territory reservations and crossed the Red River to the south. But heir last desperate attempt...

The Melody of Secrets

by Jeffrey Stepakoff St. Martin's Press (October 29, 2013)

Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is an epic love story set against the 1960s U.S. space program, when deeply-buried secrets could threaten not just a marriage, but a country.

Maria was barely eighteen...

Dying Thunder

The Plainsmen #7

by Terry C. Johnston St. Martin's Press (July 23, 2013)

Dying Thunder

Terry Johnston

Newly freed from service with the 10th Cavalry, Seamus Donegan joins a party of buffalo hunters as they follow the shrinking herds into the ancient hunting grounds of the Kiowa and...

Blood Song

The Plainsmen #8

by Terry C. Johnston St. Martin's Press (July 23, 2013)

Blood Song

Terry C. Johnston

Frontier Scout Seamus Donegan is heading for Montana Territory with his new bride when war erupts in the Black Hills of Dakota. Sitting bull and Crazy horse have defied the federal...

The Spanish Queen

by Carolly Erickson St. Martin's Press (October 22, 2013)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Wife of Henry VIII comes a powerful and moving novel about Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife and mother of Mary I

When young Catherine of Aragon,...

Fallen Women

by Sandra Dallas St. Martin's Press (October 22, 2013)

From the ballrooms and mansions of Denver's newly wealthy, to the seamy life of desperate women, Fallen Women illuminates the darkest places of the human heart.

It is the spring of 1885 and wealthy New York socialite...

The Apprentice

by Lewis Libby St. Martin's Press (October 22, 2013)

The Apprentice by Lewis Libby takes place in a remote mountain inn in northernmost Japan, where a raging blizzard has brought together wayfarers who share only fear and suspicion of one another. It is the winter...