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For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a 'temporary' safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the...Read More
Publication Date: May 2008
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The rich tapestry of Renaissance-era Venice serves as the backdrop for this historical novel by the author of THE BIRTH OF VENUS. After the rapacious army of Holy Roman Emperor...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2007
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Settler Elizabeth Bonner must cross the frozen wilderness of New York State in the winter of 1794 in a desperate bid to save her husband from being hanged as an...Read More
Publication Date: May 2001
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In a novel of manners and social divisions set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century England, two girls from different classes become friends, and their families' lives become intertwined in the...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2002
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The New York Times bestsellerby the author of The Quiet GameJanuary 1944. Two men embark on a murderous mission into the heart of Germany to destroy a devastating new Nazi...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 1995
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Fingersmith is the third slice of engrossing lesbian Victoriana from Sarah Waters. Although lighter and more melodramatic in tone than its predecessor, Affinity, this hypnotic suspense novel is awash with...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2002
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Coded communications eloquently detail the (literally and figuratively) painful constrictions (such as foot-binding) and unexpected rewards of the traditions by which 19th-century Chinese country women conducted their li...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2006
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Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is...Read More
Publication Date: May 2008
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The Mayfair family is heir to the awesome gift--or curse--of witchery. Knowledge of the legacy was withheld from neurosurgeon Rowan Mayfair until the power passed to her on the death...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 1993
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This saga of four generations of strong African-American women begins in 1834 on a Louisiana plantation and ends a hundred years later. The author was a successful executive who quit...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2002
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Based on actual historical events, this novel follows the indomitable May Dodd as she travels to the Cheyenne, becomes the bride of Little Wolf, chief of that tribe, and struggles...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 1999
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Forced to leave the Clan and her young son, Ayla sets out alone to travel the frigid steppes until she finds the valley of horses. Unable to find people like...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 1984
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"I am Catalina, Princess of Spain, daughter of the two greatest monarchs the world has ever known...and I will be Queen of England."Thus, bestselling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2006
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Young Anna Frith, a vicar's maid, is faced with the loss of her family, the disintegration of her local community, and a passionate, illicit love as she and her village...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2002
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It was the maiden voyage of the' Titanic,' the greatest ship ever built, and in one fatal, unforgettable night, the sea shattered the lives and future of an extraordinary family,...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 1993
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1939. The world's most luxurious airliner is heading straight into a storm of international intrigue, violence, war, and betrayal...
Publication Date: Sep 1992
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Settle down to enjoy a rousing good ghost story with Diane Setterfield's debut novel, The Thirteenth Tale. Setterfield has rejuvenated the genre with this closely plotted, clever foray into a...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2007
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Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2008
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My favorite historical novel...A superb re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg, but its real importance is its insight into what the war was about, and what it meant.'JAMES M. McPHERSONAuthor...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1987
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Amadeus meets Little Women in this irresistibly delightful historical novel by award- winning author Stephanie Cowell. The year is 1777 and the four Weber sisters, daughters of a musical family,...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2005
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Jean M. Auel's enthralling 'Earth's Children' series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 1991
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Ken Follett has 90 million readers worldwide. 'The Pillars of the Earth' is his bestselling book of all time. Now, eighteen years after the publication of 'The Pillars of the...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2008
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A second installment of the series that began with An Assembly Such as This retells Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's perspective and follows his private struggles to shake...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2006
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From "a master storyteller"* and author of Beneath a Marble Sky comes a new novel that follows a man and a woman from separate worlds, as the barbarity of war...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2008
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Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe is the much-awaited sequel to Sandra Gulland's highly acclaimed first novel, The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. Beginning in Paris in...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 1999
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Geraldine Brooks takes a very minor character from Louisa May Alcott’s LITTLE WOMEN--Mr. March, the girls’ preacher father--and makes him the main character in this Civil War novel, winner of...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2006
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In her much-anticipated new novel, the New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander saga brings back one of her most compelling characters: Lord John GreyG''soldier, gentleman, and no mean...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2008
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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...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 1996
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A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history. This rich tapesty weaves a compelling saga of...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 1988
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A fifty-year epic follows the lives of the residents of the Greek island Cephallonia, exploring their peaceful, remote experiences before the onset of the Second World War. Reissue. 150,000 first...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1995
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