Outlander Diana Gabaldon

Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot t...

Henderson's Spear Ronald Wright

In the stillness of her cell, Liv ponders the secret journal of her ancestor Frank Henderson, who came to these same waters a century before on an extraordinary three-year voyage with Queen Victori...

The Greatest Knight Elizabeth Chadwick

A medieval historical novel about William Marshal, probably the greatest knight of the Middle Ages. This is the story of how he rose through the dangerous world of Angevin politics to become one of...

The Diplomat's Wife Pam Jenoff

How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not?

Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life.

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De cómo un rey perdió Francia Maurice Druon

Este monarca, que pasó a la historia como Juan el Bueno, fue en realidad un hombre vanidoso y cruel.

La apasionante historia de Los Reyes Malditos culminará con el desastre de la batalla de...

Alaska James A. Michener

As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaskas story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and e...

Nate Beth Williamson

Amidst the post-war chaos that rains down around them, a controlling man and a desperate woman must choose between life and love.

The chaos of the war and its aftermath sent him into a rigid ...

Candle in the Darkness Lynn Austin

The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised in a culture that believes slavery is God-ordained and biblically acceptable. But upon awakening ...

A Conspiracy of Paper David Liss

The son of a wealthy stock trader, he lives estranged from his family - until he is asked to investigate his fathers sudden death.

Thus Weaver descends into the deceptive world of the English...

The Hidden Flower Pearl S. Buck

Buck's The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.

The American soldier has inherited his family's estate in ...

S.O.S. Titanic Eve Bunting

Hes homesick and worried about the Flynn boys traveling in steerage, who have threatened to throw him overboard.

Little does Barry know that a struggle with the Flynns is the least of the dan...

The One from the Other Philip Kerr

Philip Kerrs Berlin Noir trilogyfeaturing the tough, fast-talking, noirish detective Bernie Guntheris a publishing phenomenon that continues to win new fans more than fifteen years after its initia...

The Wife Sigrid Undset

In Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-1922), Sigrid Undset interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norw...

Sunrise in the West Edith Pargeter

Two brothers, the sons of a Welsh prince, locked in enmity: David, the younger and his father's chosen heir; and Griffith, the illegitimate son.

By Welsh law, both are entitled to an equal sh...

The Confession of Piers Gaveston Brandy Purdy

The history books tell us that Piers Gaveston was many things: arrogant, ambitious, avaricious, flamboyant, extravagant, reck, brave, and daring, indiscreet, handsome, witty, vivacious, vain, and p...

The Raging Quiet Sherryl Jordan

A newcomer to the tiny village of Tocurra befriends a young man whose deafness has left him isolated from his fellow villagers. Marnie and Raver learn to communicate through a series of hand gestur...

A Famine of Horses P.F. Chisholm

In the year 1592, Sir Robert Carey comes north to Carlisle to take up his new post.

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The Wanderer Mika Waltari

a 1949 novel by Mika Waltari, part 2 of 2, telling of the adventures of a young Finnish man, Mikael Karvajalka, in 16th century Europe.

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Sappho's Leap Erica Jong

Sappho's Leap is a journey back 2,600 years to inhabit the mind of the greatest love poet the world has ever known.

At the age of fourteen, Sappho is seduced by the beautiful poet Alcaeus, pl...

A Lady Raised High: A Novel of Anne Boleyn Laurien Gardner

Young Anne Boleyn entranced the most powerful man of his time, King Henry VIII. But she would not yield to him un he offered her marriage and the Crown. To win her, Henry would challenge the power...