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 Fiction Historical

She'll betray her King to crown her son. When Edward of York takes back the English crown, the Wars of the Roses scatter the Lancastrian nobility and young Henry Tudor, with a strong claim to the throne, is forced into exile. Recently widowed and vulnerable, his mother, Lady... read more

Nophoto

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 Fiction Historical

In 1930s Malaya a sixteen-year-old girl, dreaming of marriage to her sweetheart, is sold as a concubine to a rich old man desperate for an heir. Trapped, and bullied by his spiteful wife, Yu Lan plans to escape with her baby son, despite knowing that they will pursue h... read more

The Concubine's Child

The young Robert Louis Stevenson, living in a boarding house in San Francisco while waiting for his beloved's divorce from her feckless husband, dreamed of writing a soaring novel about his land... read more

The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World["A Novel of Robert Louis Stevenson"]

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 Fiction Historical

Series:The Burning Chambers

Carcassonne 1562: Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father's bookshop. Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words: SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE.But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encoun... read more

The Burning Chambers

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 Fiction Historical

Series:The Kingsbridge Novels

A #1 New York Times BestsellerNed Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Eu... read more

A Column of Fire (PB)

In a sweeping narrative encompassing political intrigue, illicit love affairs and even a murder mystery, Nancy Goldstone tells the riveting story of a queen who lost her... read more

Daughters of the Winter Queen Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

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 Fiction Historical

Awards:Long-listed for Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 (UK).

Longlisted for the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize 'Alan McMonagle possesses a style that is all his own and I found his first novel compelling from start to finish. Read it.' Patrick McCabe, author of The Butcher Boy Ithaca, the ferociously funny and unbelievably poignant debut novel fro... read more

Ithaca

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 Fiction Historical

In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman - or child.As a boy, Nero's royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to drown him, then when his great aunt attempts to secure her ... read more

The Confessions of a Young Nero

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 Fiction Historical

In the Name of the Family - as Blood and Beauty did before - holds up a mirror to a turbulent moment of history, sweeping aside the myths to bring alive the real Borgia family; complicated, brutal, passionate and glorious. Here is a thrilling exploration of the ... read more

In The Name of the Family

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 Fiction Historical

Series:The Seven Sisters

CeCe D'Apli├Ęse has never felt she fitted in anywhere. Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt - so-called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster - she finds he... read more

The Pearl Sister (Seven Sisters series #4)

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 Fiction Historical

'I adored The Wildflowers. A sweeping, epic, moving read' Marian Keyes RICHARD AND JUDY SUMMER BOOK CLUB PICK 2018 The new novel by Sunday Times bestseller Harriet Evans will transport you to a Dorset beach house, where you can feel the sand between your toes. Enter the ho... read more

The Wildflowers

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 Fiction Historical

Set in the eighteenth century and reviving Tom Courtney, hero of Wilbur Smith's bestsellers Monsoon (1999) and Blue Horizon (2003), this new novel packs action, romance, and exotic settings into a rousing historical adventure. Francis Courtney flees the comfort of his grand... read more

The Tiger's Prey