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The Prince and the Pauper

by Mark Twain Standard Ebooks (August 09, 2018)

The Prince and the Pauper remains one of Twain’s more popular novels, having been adapted many times for the stage, screen, and elsewhere. When Tom Clancy, a young pauper in London, meets Prince Edward, the...


Rise, then Descend

by Nick Stokes Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1. From Rise,...


813

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

When Arsène Lupin disappeared at the end of The Hollow Needle the public and police assumed he was dead; but it turns out he was just biding his time and waiting for the right opponent to face off against....


The Black Tulip

by Alexandre Dumas Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Cornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win the magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting...


Lord Stanton's Last Mistress (Mills & Boon Historical) (Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies, Book 3)

by Lara Temple Mills & Boon Historical (May 31, 2018)

She saved his life…

Now he can’t resist her!

A Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies story: Lord Stanton’s stay on the island of Illiakos is shrouded in memories of fever and his mysterious nurse. Years later,...


Captain Rose’s Redemption (Mills & Boon Historical)

by Georgie Lee Mills & Boon Historical (May 31, 2018)

From gentleman to rogue

Who had her former fiancé become?

Captured by pirates off the Virginia coast, Lady Cassandra Shepherd is shocked to see in the blue eyes of Captain Rose the young man she loved and...


A Kiss Away From Scandal (Mills & Boon Historical) (Those Scandalous Stricklands, Book 1)

by Christine Merrill Mills & Boon Historical (May 31, 2018)

If the truth comes out…

There will be scandal!

Part of Those Scandalous Stricklands: Hope Strickland must find the lost items of her family’s estate. Mysterious Gregory Drake, expert at fixing the problems...


The Tudor Crown

by Joanna Hickson HarperCollins (May 31, 2018)

‘A wonderful story… engrossing, lively and engaging’ For Winter Nights book blog

‘An intriguing tale, told with confidence’ The Times

She’ll betray her king to crown her son

When Edward of York...


A Plague on Mr. Pepys

by Deborah Swift Accent Press (July 05, 2018)

The second novel in the Mr Pepys series by popular historical novelist Deborah Swift, featuring the Great Plague

Sometimes the pursuit of money costs too much...

Ambitious Bess Bagwell is determined that her...


The Lily and the Rose

by Jackie French HarperCollins (March 19, 2018)

The war is over. But can there ever truly be peace? 'Thestory is equal parts Downton Abbey and wartimeaction, with enough romance and intrigueto make it 100% not-put-down-able.' - AustralianWomen's Weekly on...


Rebekah

Women of Genesis #2

by Orson Scott Card Tom Doherty Associates (July 17, 2018)

Rebekah, book two in New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card's Women of Genesis series—a unique re-imagining of the biblical tale.

Born into a time and place where a woman speaks her mind at her...


Rust & Stardust

by T. Greenwood St. Martin's Press (August 07, 2018)

“Greenwood’s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov’s Lolita. Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found...


The Flint Lord

by Richard Herley Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Driven by the sinister forces of his own heritage, Brennis Gehan Fifth, Lord of Valdoe, is planning the genocide of the nomadic tribes who impede the spread of his empire in the land that was southern England...


The Stone Arrow

by Richard Herley William Morrow and Company (January 30, 2018)

Stone Age England. The ancient, nomadic way of life is coming to an end; the agricultural revolution has begun. When the farmers of Burh attack the sleeping nomad tribe, Tagart is the only survivor. Twenty-five...


The Subway Girls

by Susie Orman Schnall St. Martin's Press (July 10, 2018)

From the author of The Balance Project comes a dual-timeline narrative featuring a 1949 Miss Subways contestant and a modern-day advertising executive whose careers and lives intersect.

"Schnall has written a...


The Tide Mill

by Richard Herley Richard Herley (January 30, 2018)

The setting is feudal Sussex in the thirteenth century, a landscape and society that have changed almost beyond recognition. The power of the Church is at its zenith; yet the King, ruling by divine right, is...


Manituana

by Wu Ming Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

1775. In Massachusetts, the conflict between the British Empire and the American colonies becomes all out war. In the colony of New York, the Six Nations - or “League of Peace and Power” – must decide...


The Removes

by Tatjana Soli Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 12, 2018)

As the first wave of pioneers travel westward to settle the American frontier, two women discover their inner strength when their lives are irrevocably changed by the hardship of the wild west in The Removes...


The Devil's Half Mile

by Paddy Hirsch Tom Doherty Associates (June 05, 2018)

The Devil's Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch is a riveting historical thriller debut set in 1799 New York City

Seven years after a financial crisis nearly toppled America, traders chafe at government regulations, racial...


Side by Side

by Jenni L. Walsh Tom Doherty Associates (June 05, 2018)

"Full of charm and sly humor, SIDE BY SIDE tells the story of Bonnie and Clyde’s slide from lovebirds to jailbirds—and what an action-packed story it is! Vivid storytelling and a few shots of humanity breathe...


The Less You Know The Sounder You Sleep

by Juliet Butler Fourth Estate (May 01, 2018)

‘Do yourself a favour and read this wonderful book’ Scotsman

Based on the true story of conjoined Russian twins, Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep is a tale of survival...


An Orphan’s War: One of the best historical fiction books you will read in 2018

by Molly Green Avon (May 03, 2018)

War rages, but the women and children of Liverpool’s Dr Barnado’s Home cannot give up hope. An Orphan’s War is a gripping saga about love and loss on the Home Front.

LIVERPOOL, 1940

When her childhood...


Ivanhoe

by Walter Scott Standard Ebooks (May 01, 2018)

Set in 12th-century England, Prince John rules while his brother King Richard is away during the Crusades. During his reign, Prince John and others of Norman nobility abuse their power over the Saxons, forcing...


The Angry Tide

by Winston Graham St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

The Angry Tide is the seventh novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS.

Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro...


The Summer I Met Jack

by Michelle Gable St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

"[The Summer I Met Jack] offers an alternate Kennedy family history that will leave readers wondering whether America knew the real JFK at all." --Kirkus Reviews

New York Times bestselling author imagines the...


Eyes Turned Skywards

by Ken Lussey Fledgling Press (May 31, 2018)

This novel reflects on the rumours and theories surrounding a number of real-life events, including the death of the Duke of Kent and the aircraft crashes of Short Sunderland W4032 and Avro Anson DJ106.

Wing...


The Dream Daughter: Chapter Sampler

by Diane Chamberlain St. Martin's Press (May 22, 2018)

From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel, The Dream Daughter.

When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970...


Sherlock Holmes: A String to his Bow

by Nigel Scott Melrose Books (April 19, 2018)

In these eleven meticulously constructed cases written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the intellectual prowess of Sherlock Holmes, the sleuth hound, is tested to the utmost. Once again, ably assisted...


The Soul Of A Thief

by Steven Hartov HQ Digital (April 17, 2018)

In the spring of 1944, I realized that I was not going to survive the war…

Shtefan Brandt, adjutant to a colonel of the Waffen SS, has made it through the war so far in spite of his commander’s habit of...


An Orphan’s Courage

by Cathy Sharp HarperCollins (April 19, 2018)

Heartache and hardship in London’s East End, from the bestselling author of The Orphans of Halfpenny Street

St Saviours children’s home in London’s East End has provided a safe refuge for local children...


A Woman, In Bed

by Anne Finger Cinco Puntos Press (May 15, 2018)

Paris, 20th century, WWI to WWII and beyond. Simone abandons her body to lust, leaves her husband for Jacques, sleeps with strangers. But she is never satisfied. It is only when she is diagnosed with Parkinson's...


A Daughter’s Courage: A powerful, gritty new saga from the Sunday Times bestseller

by Kitty Neale Avon (April 05, 2018)

Her strength is all she has left…

When Dorothy meets Robbie, she falls for him quickly and it’s not long before the pair are engaged. But then an unexpected pregnancy puts everything at risk, and Dorothy...


Bleak House

by Charles Dickens Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Bleak House, completed by Dickens in 1853, tells several interlocking story-lines and features a host of colorful characters. Though very difficult to summarise, the novel centers around the decades-long legal...


A Journal of the Plague Year

by Daniel Defoe Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Plague is a disease that has a long and tragic history alongside humanity’s development of tightly-packed cities. A Journal of a Plague Year is a first-person narrative account of London’s last great...


All Things Are Lights

by Robert Shea Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

All Things Are Lights is a novel written by Robert Shea in 1986. It is the story of a fictional 13th century French troubadour named Roland.

Set amongst the historical details of Louis IX's failed crusade to...


Anarchy in a Cold War

by Kurtis Sunday Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Anarchy in a Cold War is a novel by Kurtis Sunday set in the West Berlin alternative-squatter-Punk scene during the latter part of the Cold War. The city, a focal point in the conflict between East and West,...


The Last of the Mohicans

by James Fenimore Cooper Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Last of the Mohicans is one of the most famous tales of pioneer American adventure. Set during the French and Indian War, Mohicans tells the tale of the journey of two daughters to meet their father, a colonel,...


Dancing for the Devil

by Marie Laval Accent Press (April 17, 2018)

Can her love heal his haunted heart? - Cape Wrath, Scotland, November 1847. Bruce McGunn is a man as brutal and unforgiving as his land. Discharged from the army, he is haunted by the spectres of his fallen...


Ill Will

by Michael Stewart HQ (March 22, 2018)

‘An astonishing novel’ The Independent

I am William Lee: brute; liar, and graveside thief.

But you will know me by another name.

Heathcliff has left Wuthering Heights, and is travelling across the moors...


Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Pride and Prejudice may today be one of Jane Austen’s most enduring novels, having been widely adapted to stage, screen, and other media since its publication in 1813. The novel tells the tale of five unmarried...


The Saracen: The Holy War

by Robert Shea Ballantine Books (January 30, 2018)

The Saracen is a two-part novel written by Robert Shea. The two separate portions, The Land of the Infidel and The Holy War are a continuous tale.

Basically ignored during its publication - and subsequently out...


Speakeasy

by Alisa Smith St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

A WALTER SCOTT PRIZE ACADEMY RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2018!

In this literate and action-packed historical thriller, set during World War II, a plucky code-breaker fights to keep a deadly secret as her Bonnie-and-Clyde...


Hotel on Shadow Lake

by Daniela Tully St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

Suspenseful and compelling, Daniela Tully’s Hotel on Shadow Lake is at once an intricate mystery, an epic romance, and a Gothic family saga.

When Maya was a girl in Germany, her grandmother was everything to...


Woman of the Ashes

by Mia Couto & David Brookshaw Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 10, 2018)

The first in a trilogy about the last emperor of southern Mozambique by one of Africa’s most important writers

Southern Mozambique, 1894. Sergeant Germano de Melo is posted to the village of Nkokolani to oversee...


The Pearler’s Wife

by Roxane Dhand HarperImpulse (March 18, 2018)

A distant land. A dangerous husband. A forbidden love.

The year is 1912. Nineteen-year-old Maisie Porter watches from the deck as England fades from view. Her destination is Buccaneer Bay in Australia’s far...


Alice’s Secret: A gripping story of love, loss and a historical mystery finally revealed (The Mill Valley Girls)

by Lynne Francis Avon (March 05, 2018)

The second novel in Lynne Francis’s gripping family saga trilogy. Prepare to be captured by the story of Alice… Can uncovering a long forgotten family mystery change your life?

1890 Alice is the sole bread-winner...


The Flower Seller

by Linda Finlay HQ (March 08, 2018)

A charming and evocative tale of family and fortune from the queen of West Country saga, Linda Finlay.

Isabella Carrington has been brought up in a life of privilege in London. Her life seems perfect, until...


This Scorched Earth

by William Gear Tom Doherty Associates (April 03, 2018)

This Scorched Earth is an amazing tour de force depicting a family’s journey from near-devastation in the Civil War to their rebirth in the American West, from New York Times bestselling author William Gear....


The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

by Robert Shea Ballantine Books (January 30, 2018)

The Saracen is a two-part novel written by Robert Shea. The two separate portions, The Land of the Infidel and The Holy War are a continuous tale. Basically ignored during its publication - and subsequently...


Flatland

by Edwin A. Abbott Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Flatland is uniquely both a social critique and a primer on multi-dimensional geometry. Written in two parts in 1884 by Edwin A. Abbott, an English mathematician and theologian, it tells the story of a square...