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Sweeping and romantic, with a hero to rival Ross Poldark, Wicked By Design is a fantastic and compelling novel that draws you in and paints a glorious alternative St Petersburg, keeping you hooked until the end.
Toby, an orphan boy from the back streets of London, saves the life of the Prince of Wales by preventing an attack from a knife wielding madman. As a reward the Prince brings the boy into the royal household and promises him the life of a courtier.
Mariuccia Umbellino is a young woman living in the remote mountain village of Montemonaco, Italy, in the early years of the 19th century. Nearby, the secret recesses of the Grotto of the Fates are about to be invaded and destroyed.
When a spy for body snatchers bargains with a demented doctor to save her own life, she discovers her calling, a chance to love, and redemption like she's never known.
With laugh-out-loud moments, ingenious use of language, and a spellbinding interplay of fantasy and myth, Cow and Company uses satire to take stock of the state of the nation, religion and capital, then and now.
Set in Appalachia and the Midwest at the turn of the twentieth century, this exquisite debut novel paints an intimately rendered portrait of one resilient farm family's challenges and hard-won triumphs-helmed by an unforgettable heroine.
Bursting with the real-life drama of love in turbulent times, An Unquiet Heart is a magnificently wrought novel of passion and violence, triumph and tragedy.
Martha struggles to survive in 1960s California as she deals with an abusive father who hates academia and strives to attend college.
On the day she turns ninety-nine, Mariuccia Umbellino calls for a priest so that she might finally confess to someone the secrets she has been living with for the last seventy-five years.
An odyssey of loss and salvation ranging across four generations of fathers and sons, in the finest tradition of American storytelling.
Based on the author's experience teaching in the late sixties, this heartfelt, unflinching novel about the unexpected effects of school integration during that time takes on the issues our nation currently faces regarding race, unity, and identity.
From Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning Jo Walton comes Lent, a magical re-imagining of the man who remade fifteenth-century Florence—in all its astonishing strangeness.
Over generations, on Amhrán Grá on the south-western coast of Ireland, three young women fight for their love.
As Jai and Inaya's unlikely worlds collide, another story unfolds. A story that started with the drawing of a line. A story that shifts the truth in their lives.
Norfolk, 1935. World War II is looming in Great Britain and the sprawling country estate of Alderberen Hall is shadowed by suspicion and paranoia.
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