Historical - General

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The Wine-dark Sea (Aubrey Maturin)

Patrick O'Brian

The 'wine-dark sea' of the title is the Great South Sea, and Jack Aubrey and the crew of the Surprise are pursuing an American privateer. They are beset not only by the eruption of a volcano which takes innumerable lives, but by revol...

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Published: May 2007

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


Marlon Brando

This swashbuckling adventure was the brainchild of the late Marlon Brando, who came up with the storyline in 1979. A collaboration with director Donald Cammell, who wrote a screenplay and later a novel based on the material, FAN-TAN i...

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Published: Oct 2005

The Sheen on the Silk

Anne Perry

The bestselling author of Victorian mysteries makes an ambitious leap into historical fiction, setting her first stand-alone novel in the Ottoman Empire, and telling the story of Anastasius, a young woman who disguises herself as a eu...

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Published: Mar 2010

The Favoured Child (Wideacre)

Philippa Gregory

Second in the best-selling Wideacre Trilogy, a compulsive drama set in the 18th century. By Philippa Gregory, the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Virgin's Lover. The Wideacre estate is bankrupt, the villagers are living in pov...

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Published: Feb 2018

Spectacle of Corruption, A

David Liss

Benjamin Weaver, the quick-witted pugilist turned private investigator, who was first introduced in the Edgar Award-winning novel, THE CONSPIRACY OF PAPER, returns. While inquiring into some threatening notes sent to a Church of Engla...

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Published: Jun 2004

The Nutmeg of Consolation (Aubrey Mat...

Patrick O'Brian

The 14th novel in O'Brian's highly acclaimed series, the Aubrey/Maturin novels, about a captain in the Royal Navy and his ship's surgeon during the Napoleonic Wars. In this installment, Jack and Stephen must deal with not only a tribe...

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Published: Mar 2007

Desolation Island (Patrick O'Brian)

Patrick O'Brian

Captain Jack Aubrey is sailing the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts and a Dutch man-of-war to windward. Undermanned and outgunned, the Leopard sails for her life into the freezing Antarctic, where, in mountainous seas...

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Published: Sep 2004

The Firebird

Susanna Kearsley

Two women. One mysterious relic. Separated by centuries. Nicola Marter was born with a gift so rare and dangerous, she keeps it buried deep. When she encounters a desperate woman trying to sell a small wooden carving called "The ...

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Published: Jun 2013

River Knows, The

Amanda Quick

The first kiss occurred in a dimly lit hallway on the upper floor of Elwin Hastings's grand house. Louisa never saw it coming. . . .Of course, Anthony Stalbridge couldn't possibly have had romantic intentions. The kiss was an act of d...

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Published: Apr 2007

The Dovekeepers: A Novel

Alice Hoffman

Over five years in the writing, The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman's most ambitious and mesmerizing novel, a tour de force of imagination and research, set in ancient Israel. In 70 C.E., nine hundred Jews held out for months against arm...

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Published: Mar 2015

The Rich Are Different

Susan Howatch

The Rich Are Different is the story of Dinah Slade, a young English woman of immense vitality and sensual power, whose life becomes intertwined with the fate of a great American banking family. When the handsome and powerful American...

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Published: Jul 2007

The Scarlet Contessa of the Italian R...

Jeanne Kalogridis

Historical fiction author Jeanne Kalogridis tells the remarkable story of Caterina Sforza, daughter of the Duke of Milan and the bravest warrior Renaissance Italy ever knew.

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Published: Jul 2010

Second Sight: An Arcane Society Novel...

Amanda Quick

A killer stalks two psychics posing as husband and wife in this suspenseful paranormal romance set in the Victorian era. Lonely spinster photographer Venetia Milton decides to seduce her employer, Gabriel Jones, who has hired her to t...

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Published: May 2006

The Dress Lodger

Sheri Holman

Young Gustine is a dress lodger, a prostitute who rents a beautiful blue dress from her landlord to attract a higher class of clientele. By day a potter's assistant, by night a courtesan of the streets, Gustine works hard to support h...

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Published: Jun 2001

Year of Wonders of the Plague

Geraldine Brooks

A young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the most extraordinary year of 1666, when plague suddenly visited a small Derbyshire village and the villagers, inspired by a charismatic preacher, elected to quarantine ...

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Published: Aug 2010

Race To The Pole: Tragedy, Heroism, A...

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Now in paperback, the real story of Captain Robert Scott's legendary Antarctic quest, told by the man whom the Guinness Book of World Records has proclaimed 'the world's greatest living explorer' In 1911, Captain Robert Scott and his...

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Published: Dec 2004

Saint Patrick's Battalion

James Alexander Thom

* Mp3 CD Format *. A stirring fictional account of the amazing real-life story of John Riley, an Irishman who led his men to desert the American military during the Mexican-American War, as seen through the eyes of two memorable narra...

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Published: Nov 2006

The Clockmaker's Daughter: A Novel

Kate Morton

A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House--the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadows across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day.My real name, no one ...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Diamond

Julie Baumgold

A tale based on the history of the Regent diamond is told from the fictional perspectives of an exiled Napoleon and his biographer and traces the gem's discovery, journey through the decadent courts of Europe, theft during the French ...

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Published: Dec 2005


William Safire

The bestselling historical novel that exposes the less than honorable side of our Founding Fathers by the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist. In this gripping and timely work, William Safire unveils the story behind the nation's first g...

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Published: May 2011

Twentieth Wife

Indu Sundaresan

Set in 16th- and 17th-century India, this debut novel about the Mughal Empire chronicles the story of the beautiful Mehrunnisa, whose love for the heir to the throne is continually thwarted until, late in their lives, they are united.

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Published: Nov 2006


Laurent Binet

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich," or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich." The most dangerous man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich was known as the "Butcher of Prague." He was feared by all and...

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Published: Aug 2012

The Tuscan Child

Rhys Bowen

From New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets… “Pass the bread, the olives, and the wine. Oh, and a cop...

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Published: Feb 2018

Becoming Mrs. Lewis: A Novel

Patti Callahan

In a most improbable friendship, she found love. In a world where women were silenced, she found her voice. From New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan comes an exquisite novel of Joy Davidman, the woman C. S. Lewis calle...

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Published: Oct 2018

Daughter of a Thousand Years

Amalia Carosella

Greenland, AD 1000More than her fiery hair marks Freydís as the daughter of Erik the Red; her hot temper and fierce pride are as formidable as her Viking father’s. And so, too, is her devotion to the great god Thor, which puts her ...

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Published: Feb 2017

The Trials of Zion

Alan M. Dershowitz

A young Jewish American lawyer joins the defense team of an arrested but possibly innocent Palestinian. Soon the lawyer's father, a famed criminal attorney, must win the Palestinian's case or risk losing his daughter forever.

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Published: Nov 2010

The Last Paradise

Antonio Garrido

Jack Beilis once lived the American dream: custom suits, new cars, and the best clubs. But by 1931, he has sunk so low he cannot feed himself or his ailing father. Now he barely has time to wipe the blood from his hands before he find...

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Published: Feb 2017

Paco's Story

Larry Heinemann

This National Book Award-winning novel focuses on Paco Sullivan, the traumatized lone survivor of a massacre by the Viet Cong in Vietnam, who travels back to the United States, becomes a dishwasher in a short-order restaurant, and is ...

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Published: Aug 2006

An Infamous Army

Georgette Heyer

On the eve of battle, passions are running high.…"A brilliant achievement…vivid, accurate, dramatic…the description of Waterloo is magnificent." —Daily Mail"My favorite historical novelist." —Margaret Dra...

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Published: Oct 2014
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