Historical - General

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Alex Cross's TRIAL

James Patterson

The year is 1906, and America is segregated. Hatred and discrimination plague the streets, the classroom, and the courts. But in WashingtonD.C., Ben Corbett, a smart and courageous lawyer, makes it his mission to confront injustice at...

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Published: Aug 2009

Sarah's Key

Tatiana De Rosnay

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 brother in a cuoard in the family's apartment, thinking that she ...

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Published: May 2009

Life After Life: A Novel

Kate Atkinson

What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night...

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Published: Apr 2013

Second Sight: An Arcane Society Novel...

Amanda Quick

In financial straits and on a sure path to spinsterhood, Venetia Milton thought her stay at the remote, ramshackle Arcane House, far from society’s prying eyes, would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to engineer her own ravis...

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Published: Apr 2006

The Boleyn Inheritance

Philippa Gregory

From the "New York Times" bestselling author of The Queen's Fool and The Other Boleyn Girl comes a tempestuous Tudor tale about two queens, Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr, and the woman who destroys them both.

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Published: Dec 2006

Villa Incognito

Tom Robbins

'Imagine that there are American MIAs who chose to remain missing after the Vietnam War. Imagine that there is a family in which four generations of strong, alluring women have shared a mysterious connection to an outlandish figure fr...

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Published: May 2003

Wolf Hall

Hilary Mantel

In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII's court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king's favor and ascend to the heights of political power England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies withou...

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Published: Nov 2009

The Red Queen (The Cousins' War)

Philippa Gregory

In her second book of the Cousins' War series, #1 'New York Times'-bestselling author Gregory moves to the Lancaster side, and the story of a determined woman who believes she is destined to shape the course of history.

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Published: Aug 2010

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last R...

Fannie Flagg

The one and only Fannie Flagg, beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Can't Wait to Get to Heaven, and I Still Dream About You, is at her hilarious and superb best in this new comic mystery novel about two wo...

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Published: Nov 2013

Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the C...

Ken Follett

EDGE OF ETERNITY is the sweeping, passionate conclusion to Ken Follett’s extraordinary historical epic, The Century Trilogy.  Throughout these books, Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families – American, G...

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Published: Sep 2014

Bring Up the Bodies (Wolf Hall Trilog...

Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disen...

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Published: May 2012

The Little Book

Selden Edwards

An irresistible triumph of the imagination more than thirty years in the making, The Little Book is a breathtaking love story that spans generations, ranging from fin de siècle Vienna through the pivotal moments of the twentieth cent...

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Published: Aug 2008

Charleston

John Jakes

John Lakes is one of the preeminent novelists of American historical fiction. Now this beloved storyteller takes listeners to Charleston South Carolina, in a stunning multigenerational saga that tells the story of two apocalyptic, ...

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Published: Aug 2002

The Alice Network: A Novel

Kate Quinn

In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women -- a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for...

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Published: Jun 2017

A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge)

Ken Follett

International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with the first two books of his Kingsbridge series, The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new ...

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Published: Sep 2017

The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' ...

Philippa Gregory

#1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory weaves witchcraft, passion, and adventure into the story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the War of the Roses...

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Published: Oct 2011

A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel

Amor Towles

A New York Times bestseller“The same gorgeous, layered richness that marked Towles’ debut, Rules of Civility, shapes [A Gentleman in Moscow]” –Entertainment Weekly“’The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘Eloise’ meets all th...

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Published: Sep 2016

I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia d...

Alan Bradley

It's Christmastime, and the precocious Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry and a penchant for crime-solving—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. But sh...

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Published: Nov 2011

The King's Curse (Cousins' War)

Philippa Gregory

The final novel in the Cousins' War series, the basis for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, by #1 New York Times bestselling authorand "the queen of royal fiction" (USA Today) Philippa Gregory tells ...

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Published: Aug 2014

The Leopard (Modern fiction)

Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa

Elegiac, bittersweet and profoundly moving, The Leopard chronicles the turbulent transformation of the Risorgimento, in the period of Italian Unification. The waning feudal authority of the elegant and stately Prince of Salina is pitt...

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Published: Nov 2009

Imperium of Ancient Rome

Robert Harris

A tale inspired by the writings of Tiro, Marcus Cicero's confidential secretary, traces the life of the famous ancient Roman orator and philosopher from his beginnings as a radical young lawyer through his competitions with such figur...

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Published: Sep 2006

Medicus

Ruth Downie

A doctor for the Roman Empire in occupied Britain, Gaius Petrius Ruso faces a wide array of problems in the backwater frontier: foul living conditions, a lousy boss, financial problems, a divorce, an ungrateful slave-girl, and the mys...

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Published: Mar 2007

Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flav...

Alan Bradley

From award-winning author Alan Bradley comes the next cozy British mystery starring intrepid young sleuth Flavia de Luce, hailed by USA Today as "one of the most remarkable creations in recent literature."  Eleven-year-old ...

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Published: Feb 2013

Crystal Gardens

Amanda Quick

Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the groun...

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Published: Apr 2012

The Last Tudor (The Plantagenet and T...

Philippa Gregory

The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.Jane Grey was queen of England for...

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Published: Aug 2017

The Award

Danielle Steel

Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers―Danielle Steel's finest, mo...

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Published: Nov 2016

Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant: Th...

Newt Gingrich

A final installment of the best-selling Civil War series by the co-authors of Grant Comes East traces the events surrounding the pivotal battle of August 1863, during which Lee and Grant both cross the Susquehanna and make decisions t...

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Published: Jun 2005

The House I Loved

Tatiana De Rosnay

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah's Key and A Secret Kept comes an absorbing new novel about one woman's resistance during an epoque that shook Paris to its very core. Paris, France: 1860's. Hundreds of houses are b...

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Published: Feb 2012

Eaters of the Dead

Michael Crichton

The year is A.D. 922. A refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Baghdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors who are journeying to the barbaric North. He is appalled by their Viking customs―the wanton sexua...

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Published: Nov 2015

Stella Bain

Anita Shreve

An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve.When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and h...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2013
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