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Christmas at Emmerdale  by Pamela Bell

Christmas at Emmerdale

Pamela Bell

"August 1914, and a terrible war begins, one that will affect the lives of everyone in the village of Beckindale. For Maggie Sugden, left to run Emmerdale Farm on her own while her husband, Joe, is at the front, it will bring grief and loss but also....

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The Land Girl  by Allie Burns

The Land Girl

Allie Burns

"War changes everything... Emily has always lived a life of privilege. That is until the drums of war came beating. With her father and brother fighting on the front it's up to her to maintain their family estate. Working as a land girl Emily finds...

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The Tilbury poppies  by Sue Wilsher

The Tilbury poppies

Sue Wilsher

"Essex, 1916. Lily is a housemaid up at St Clere's Hall. But times are changing with the outbreak of war. With a husband bent on signing up for the trenches and a lecherous master of the house, Lily is forced to leave. Doing her bit for the war effort...

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A Christmas wish for Land Girls  by Jenny Holmes

A Christmas wish for Land Girls

Jenny Holmes

"Winter, 1942. Land Girls Brenda and Una have relocated higher up the Yorkshire dales, to work on the remote hillside farms. Despite the bitter cold, there's warmth to be found in old friends and new faces - and plans for a cosy Christmas are afoot. But...

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Cementville by Paulette Livers

Cementville

Paulette Livers

Favorite sons in small-town Kentucky join the National Guard in order to avoid being sent to combat in Vietnam. They are sent anyway, and are part of the casualties who are delivered back to their hometown along with POW Lieutenant Harlan O'Brien. But...

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The little Russian by Susan Sherman

The little Russian

Susan Sherman

"The Little Russian spotlights an exciting new voice in historical fiction, an assured debut that should appeal to readers of Away by Amy Bloom or Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. The novel tells the story of Berta Alshonsky, who revels in childhood...

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Bone rattler by Eliot Pattison

Bone rattler

Eliot Pattison

Aboard a British convict ship bound for the New World, Duncan McCallum witnesses a series of murders and seeming suicides among his fellow Scottish prisoners that thrusts him into a bloody maw of the French and Indian War. As the only man aboard with...

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The hour of lead by Bruce Holbert

The hour of lead

Bruce Holbert

Lonesome Animals was named as a Best Book of 2012 by both The Seattle Times and Slate, a literary debut sparking with beautiful language set against the rugged landscape of 1920s Washington state. Holbert returns with The Hour of Lead, an epic family...

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Gloryland by Shelton Johnson

Gloryland

Shelton Johnson

"Born on Emancipation Day, 1863, to a sharecropping family of African and Indian blood, Elijah Yancy never lived as a slave, but his self-image as a free person is at war with his surroundings: Spartanburg, South Carolina, in the Reconstructed South....

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When winter comes by V. A. Shannon

When winter comes

V. A. Shannon

In the voice of an unforgettable heroine, V. A. Shannon explores one of the most harrowing episodes in pioneer history-the ill-fated journey of the Donner Party-in a mesmerizing novel of resilience and survival.Mrs. Jacob Klein has a husband, children,...

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The bartered brides by Mercedes Lackey

The bartered brides

Mercedes Lackey

The threat of Moriarty is gone--but so is Sherlock Holmes. Even as they mourn the loss of their colleague, psychic Nan Killian, medium Sarah Lyon-White, and Elemental Masters John and Mary Watson must be vigilant, for members of Moriarty's network are...

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Scourge of wolves by David (Fiction writer) Gilman

Scourge of wolves

David (Fiction writer) Gilman

Winter, 1361. -- If the English want their prize, they'll have to fight for it ... Thomas Blackstone will have to fight for it. As he battles to enforce Edward's claim, Thomas Blackstone will see his name blackened, his men slaughtered, his family hunted....

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Dreams of silver  by Mina Baites

Dreams of silver

Mina Baites

"A single treasured keepsake links one unforgettable family across continents. London, 1963. I dream about my sister almost every night. Lilian Morrison has one memento of her beloved sister, Emma: a battered silver music box. A family heirloom that...

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Girls on the line  by Aimie K. Runyan

Girls on the line

Aimie K. Runyan

"December 1917. As World War I rages in Europe, twenty-four-year-old Ruby Wagner, the jewel in a prominent Philadelphia family, prepares for her upcoming wedding to a society scion. Like her life so far, it's all been carefully arranged. But when her...

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Mistress of the court by Laura Purcell

Mistress of the court

Laura Purcell

Orphaned and trapped in an abusive marriage, Henrietta Howard has little left to lose. She stakeseverything on a new life in Hanover with its royal family, the heirs to the British throne. Henrietta's beauty and intelligence soon win her the friendship...

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Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea

Mrs Engels

Gavin McCrea

Very little is known about Lizzie Burns, the illiterate Irishwoman who was the longtime lover of Frederick Engels, co-author of The Communist Manifesto. In Gavin McCrea's first novel, she is finally given a voice, one that won't easily be forgotten. Lizzie...

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Ecstasy by Mary Sharratt

Ecstasy

Mary Sharratt

"In the glittering hotbed of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna, one woman's life would define and defy an era ... Gustav Klimt gave Alma her first kiss. Gustav Mahler fell in love with her at first sight and proposed only a few weeks later. Bauhaus...

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Marilla of Green Gables  by Sarah McCoy

Marilla of Green Gables

Sarah McCoy

"A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables ... before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the c...

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The lost daughter  by Gill Paul

The lost daughter

Gill Paul

"A Russian princess. An extraordinary sacrifice. A captivating secret... The Lost Daughter is a sweeping, moving story of the tenacity of love and the power of forgiveness. With the country they once ruled turned against them, the future of the Romanov...

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The Kennedy debutante by Kerri Maher

The Kennedy debutante

Kerri Maher

"London, 1938. Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy has taken England by storm. The effervescent It Girl of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kick dances and drinks champagne at the hottest nightclubs and attends the horse races with nobility....

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White lies by Rudolph Bader

White lies

Rudolph Bader

In Nazi Germany, young Manfred is hardly aware of the influence that draws him into the existing political system. After the War he changes his name and builds up a new career, starting a family, first in the States, later in Britain. While his friends...

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Suitcase of dreams by Tania Blanchard

Suitcase of dreams

Tania Blanchard

After enduring the horror of Nazi Germany and the chaos of postwar occupation, Lotte Drescher and her family arrive in Australia in 1956 full of hope for a new life. It's a land of opportunity, where Lotte and her husband Erich dream of giving their ...

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Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

Willa Knox has always prided herself on being the embodiment of responsibility for her family. Which is why it's so unnerving that she's arrived at middle age with nothing to show for her hard work and dedication but a stack of unpaid bills and an in...

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My Heart Belongs in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania by Murray Pura

My Heart Belongs in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Murray Pura

Journey into Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in 1863 when North and South are being torn apart, and Clarissa Ross is broken by the loss of her beloved.

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The samurai's daughter by Lesley Downer

The samurai's daughter

Lesley Downer

Unified after a bitter civil war, Japan is rapidly turning into a modern country with rickshaws, railways and schools for girls. Commoners can marry their children into any class, and the old hatred between north and south is over - or so it seems. Taka...

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Love in the land of barefoot soldiers  by Frances Vieta

Love in the land of barefoot soldiers

Frances Vieta

"The year is 1935 and twenty-something Ceseli Larson, a young American woman from New York, has arrived in Ethiopia to study the lost ruins of Axum. A scholar of early writing of Christianity, she hopes to find the possible resting place of the Ark of...

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Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Sold on a Monday

Kristina McMorris

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A Nightingale Christmas promise by Donna Douglas

A Nightingale Christmas promise

Donna Douglas

London, 1914. While young men enlist up and down the country, the Nightingale Hospital has its own set of new recruits Anna Beck is the daughter of the best baker in Bethnal Green. Her German father built the business out of nothing but, as the shadow...

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The underground man  by Mick Jackson

The underground man

Mick Jackson

"The diary of a 19th century English eccentric. John Bentick-Scott was a duke, best known for the underground tunnels under his estate, big enough to accommodate his carriage so he could come and go in secret. The novel portrays him as being unusually...

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The secrets of the tea garden  by Janet MacLeod Trotter

The secrets of the tea garden

Janet MacLeod Trotter

"After the Second World War, Libby Robson leaves chilly England for India, and the childhood home where she left her heart - and her beloved father, James - fourteen years ago. At first Libby is intoxicated by India's vibrant beauty: the bustle of Ca...

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Greasy grass by Johnny D. Boggs

Greasy grass

Johnny D. Boggs

"A fictionalized account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, or Greasy Grass as the Indians called it, told by a series of first-hand accounts from both white and Indian points of view provides a panorama of the battle in which a sense of what most ...

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The uncrowned queen  by Posie Graeme-Evans

The uncrowned queen

Posie Graeme-Evans

"Anne de Bohun, living in safety with her son in Brugges, receives a message from King Edward IV that he is in danger and struggles to reconcile her love for Edward and her duty to protect her child and inheritance."--Publisher's description.

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Suitcase of dreams by Tania Blanchard

Suitcase of dreams

Tania Blanchard

"After enduring the horror and chaos of postwar Germany, Lotte Drescher and her family arrive in Australia full of hope for a new life. It's a land of opportunity, where Lotte and husband Erich hope to give their children the future they have always ...

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Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar

Thief of Corinth

Tessa Afshar

"After years spent living with her mother and oppressive grandfather in Athens, Ariadne runs away to her father in Corinth, only to discover the perilous secret that destroyed his marriage: Galenos is the infamous thief who robs the city's corrupt of...

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The invitation  by Belinda Alexandra

The invitation

Belinda Alexandra

"Paris, 1899. Emma Lacasse has been estranged from her older sister for nearly twenty years, since Caroline married a wealthy American and left France. So when Emma receives a request from Caroline to meet her, she is intrigued. Caroline invites Emma...

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Suitcase of dreams  by Tania Blanchard

Suitcase of dreams

Tania Blanchard

"After enduring the horror and chaos of postwar Germany, Lotte Drescher and her family arrive in Australia full of hope for a new life. It's a land of opportunity, where Lotte and husband Erich hope to give their children the future they have always ...

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The witches of St Petersburg  by Imogen Edwards-Jones

The witches of St Petersburg

Imogen Edwards-Jones

"Two Montenegrin princesses, Militza and Stana, are married into the Russian aristocracy of the last Tsar by their father. Initially shunned by society and, in Stana's case, married to a man she detests, life isn't easy. Fascinated by the occult, the...

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The sister's secret by Jennie Felton

The sister's secret

Jennie Felton

Rowan Sykes is overjoyed when her beloved older sister Laurel takes a new job and moves back home to Fairley Terrace. Laurel is happy to be with her family even if she's keeping the real reason for her return to herself. The two sisters are each longing...

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Christmas at Tuppenny Corner by Katie Flynn

Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

Katie Flynn

Liverpool, 1939. As winter descends on Tuppenny Corner and rumours of war float across the canals, 15-year-old Rosie O'Leary must come to terms with her own dramatic upheaval. Forced to say goodbye to all she holds dear and embark on a new life aboard...

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Molly's Christmas orphans by Carol Rivers

Molly's Christmas orphans

Carol Rivers

1940. Molly Swift, at 27, has already suffered the tragic loss of her two-year-old daughter Emily, to the flu outbreak of 1935. Now she waits for news of her shopkeeper husband Ted, who volunteered for the British Expeditionary Forces. Molly helps run...

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Starting over by Jack Sheffield

Starting over

Jack Sheffield

It's 1952 and Lily Briggs has just arrived in Ragley, ready to begin her first year as a teacher at the village school. There to welcome her is John Pruett who, after his years in the war, has settled into the role of headmaster. Tom Feather, the local...

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Brighter days ahead by Mary Wood

Brighter days ahead

Mary Wood

War pulled them apart, but can it bring them back together? Molly lives with her repugnant father, who has betrayed her many times. From a young age, living on the streets of London's East End, she has seen the harsh realities of life. When she's kidnapped...

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The wanderers by Tim Pears

The wanderers

Tim Pears

1912. Leo is on a journey. Aged 13 and banished from the secluded farm of his childhood, he travels through Devon, grazing on berries and sleeping in copses. Behind him lies the past, and before him the West Country, spread out like a tapestry. But a...

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When winter comes by V. A. Shannon

When winter comes

V. A. Shannon

A survivor of the Donner Party excursion recounts her life as a teenager escaping an abusive family, taking the journey with the Donner family and enduring a tragic winter in the Sierras.

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Robert the Bruce by Jack Whyte

Robert the Bruce

Jack Whyte

Robert I, or as he is known to a grateful Scottish nation, Robert the Bruce, was one of Scotland's greatest kings, as well as one of the most famous warriors of his generation. He spearheaded the valiant Scots in their quest for freedom, leading his ...

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The shipbuilder's wife by Jennifer (Jennifer Lunt) Moore

The shipbuilder's wife

Jennifer (Jennifer Lunt) Moore

"The day of her parents' garden party dawns bright as Lydia Prescott eagerly anticipates a marriage proposal from a handsome and wealthy plantation owner. The lovely debutante plans to steal a moment away with her beau, but her plans go terribly awry....

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Jonathan Strange o Sr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Jonathan Strange o Sr. Norrell

Susanna Clarke

Há séculos, quando a magia habitava Inglaterra, houve um mago que se distinguiu entre todos os outros. Chamou-se Rei Corvo, foi criado por fadas e, como nenhum outro, soube conjugar a sabedoria desses seres com a razão humana. Só que tudo se alterará...

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The promise  by Roland Moore

The promise

Roland Moore

"Ì'll come for you, Iris. Mark my words!' When a murder rocks the quiet village of Helmstead, seventeen-year-old Land Girl, Iris Dawson, is determined to prove her friend and local gamekeeper Frank Tucker's innocence. But when she exposes Vernon Storey,...

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Children of God  by Lars Petter Sveen

Children of God

Lars Petter Sveen

"Children of God recounts the lives of people on the margins of the New Testament; thieves, Roman soldiers, prostitutes, lepers, healers, and the occasional disciple all get a chance to speak. With language free of judgment or moralizing, Sveen covers...

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Sarah's story  by Lynne Francis

Sarah's story

Lynne Francis

"Sarah dreams of a more exciting life... but will she get more than she bargained for? Living in a small Yorkshire village with just her grandmother for company, Sarah is lonely - and she longs to be reunited with her mother and sisters in Manchester....

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The girl in the ragged shawl  by Cathy Sharp

The girl in the ragged shawl

Cathy Sharp

"Eliza was left as a small baby at the workhouse in Whitechapel, wrapped in her mother's shawl, which is all she has of the mother she never knew. At eleven years-old, unlike some of her more unfortunate workhouse companions, she has survived sickness,...

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Nevertheless she persisted  by Jon Walter

Nevertheless she persisted

Jon Walter

"Clara and Nancy both have choices to make. Two sisters, working in a women's prison in 1913; many of the inmates they are faced with have been arrested for their actions as part of the suffragette movement. For Nancy, there's one inmate in particular...

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Our friends in Berlin by Anthony Quinn

Our friends in Berlin

Anthony Quinn

"London, 1941. The city is in blackout, besieged by nightly air raids from Germany. Two strangers are about to meet. Between them they may alter the course of the war. Although the Blitz has united the nation, there is an enemy hiding in plain sight....

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The girl from Berlin  by Ronald H. Balson

The girl from Berlin

Ronald H. Balson

"An old friend calls Catherine Lockhart and Liam Taggart to his famous Italian restaurant to enlist their help. His aunt is being evicted from her home in the Tuscan hills by a powerful corporation claiming they own the deeds, even though she can produce...

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The cotton town girls  by Leah Fleming

The cotton town girls

Leah Fleming

"Sophia Seddon and Grace Thompson are poles apart - the one a member of the notorious Seddons of Plover Street, the other the vicar's spoilt only child. But their childhood friendship is revived when they find themselves fighting a common cause: wome...

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Cherished Mercy by Tracie Peterson

Cherished Mercy

Tracie Peterson

"The Inspiring Conclusion to Tracie Peterson's Heart of the Frontier Series Mercy Flanagan survived the Whitman Massacre as a child, and now her heart's cry is for peace between the native peoples and the white settlers inhabiting Oregon Territory......

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Echo hall by Virginia Moffatt

Echo hall

Virginia Moffatt

"In the early nineties, newlywed Ruth Flint arrives at Echo Hall to find an unhappy house full of mysteries that its occupants won't discuss. When her husband, Adam, is called up to the Gulf War, her shaky marriage is tested to the core. During World...

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The girl from the Docklands Cafe by June Tate

The girl from the Docklands Cafe

June Tate

"Southampton, 1912. Jessie is made from tough stuff. At just 19, after the death of her father, she opted not to follow her mother back to Ireland, preferring instead to take charge of her own destiny. When Jessie marries an Irishman and takes over ...

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Miss Mary's daughter by Diney Costeloe

Miss Mary's daughter

Diney Costeloe

"After her mother's death, twenty-year-old Sophie Ross is left orphaned in London. With no money and little chance of an income, she tries to get work as a governess to avoid destitution. Now alone in the world, she only has the company of her erstwh...

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Paris in the dark by Robert Olen Butler

Paris in the dark

Robert Olen Butler

Autumn 1915. The First World War is raging across Europe. Woodrow Wilson has kept Americans out of the trenches, although that hasn't stopped young men and women from crossing the Atlantic to volunteer at the front. Christopher Marlowe 'Kit' Cobb, a ...

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Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali

Twilight in Delhi

Ahmed Ali

The twilight of a high class Indian family, as mogul culture gives way to colonial British culture. Set in 1911, its protagonist is Mir Nihal, a nationalistic merchant with vivid memories of the 1857 Indian Mutiny and the cruel manner in which the British...

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The turn of midnight  by Minette Walters

The turn of midnight

Minette Walters

"As the year 1349 approaches, the Black Death continues its devastating course across England. In Dorseteshire, the quarantined people of Develish question whether they are the only survivors. Guided by their beloved young mistress, Lady Anne, they w...

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The mountain  by Helen Bryan

The mountain

Helen Bryan

"The frontier of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1783. In the years since the first settlers arrived, looking to build new lives, the township of Grafton has flourished. Together, European immigrants, Native Americans, indentured servants, and former slaves...

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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Warlight

Michael Ondaatje

"In 1945, just after World War II, fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister Rachel stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore, leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal,...

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The way to London  by Alix Rickloff

The way to London

Alix Rickloff

"On the eve of Pearl Harbor, impetuous and overindulged, Lucy Stanhope, the granddaughter of an earl, is living a life of pampered luxury in Singapore until one reckless act will change her life forever. Exiled to England to stay with an aunt she bar...

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Everything she didn't say  by Jane Kirkpatrick

Everything she didn't say

Jane Kirkpatrick

"In 1911, Carrie Strahorn wrote a memoir entitled Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage, which shared some of the most exciting events of 25 years of traveling and shaping the American West with her husband, Robert Strahorn, a railroad promoter, investor, ...

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The pearl thief  by Fiona McIntosh

The pearl thief

Fiona McIntosh

"Severine Kassel is asked by the Louvre in 1963 to aid the British Museum with curating its antique jewellery, her specialty. Her London colleagues find her distant and mysterious, her cool beauty the topic of conversations around its quiet halls. No...

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The invitation by Belinda Alexandra

The invitation

Belinda Alexandra

In Gilded Age New York, money buys everything. What is your price? Sometimes the ties that bind are the most dangerous of all ...Paris, 1899. Emma Lacasse has been estranged from her older sister for nearly twenty years, since Caroline married a weal...

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Gallows thief by Bernard Cornwell

Gallows thief

Bernard Cornwell

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A way in the world by V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) Naipaul

A way in the world

V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) Naipa...

In a vastly innovative novel, Nobel Prize winner V. S. Naipaul intertwines memory and history to create what is at once an autobiography and an ambitious fictional archaeology of colonialism.Spanning continents and centuries and defying literary categories,...

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The Sisters brothers  by Patrick deWitt

The Sisters brothers

Patrick deWitt

"When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the...

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Little  by Edward Carey

Little

Edward Carey

"In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her...

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Trinity  by Louisa Hall

Trinity

Louisa Hall

"J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant scientist, a champion of liberal causes, and a complex and often contradictory character. He loyally protected his Communist friends, only to later betray them under questioning. He repeatedly lied about love affairs....

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Wartime brides and wedding cakes  by Amy Miller

Wartime brides and wedding cakes

Amy Miller

"Times are tougher than ever, but at the Barton Bakery in Bournemouth, Audrey is determined as always to serve the town with love, loaves and cakes, even as the town is reeling from the struggles of the Blitz. Audrey’s brother William has returned from...

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The girl they left behind  by Roxanne Veletzos

The girl they left behind

Roxanne Veletzos

"On a freezing night in January 1941, a little Jewish girl is found on the steps of an apartment building in Bucharest. With Romania recently allied with the Nazis, the Jewish population is in grave danger, undergoing increasingly violent persecution....

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A well-behaved woman  by Therese Fowler

A well-behaved woman

Therese Fowler

"Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she d...

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The collector's apprentice  by Barbara A. Shapiro

The collector's apprentice

Barbara A. Shapiro

"It's the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris--broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her.....

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Ten Bells Street by Mary Collins

Ten Bells Street

Mary Collins

Best friends Becky, Bernie and Rose are working hard to establish themselves in 1930s Spitalfields. Becky, the daughter of a Jewish tailor, wants to become a nurse, but her father has more traditional plans for her. Aching to travel the world, Bernie...

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The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O'Donnell

The House on Vesper Sands

Paraic O'Donnell

Winter, 1893, and Gideon Bliss seeks shelter from the snow in a Soho church. There he finds Angie Tatton, his one-time love, at death's door, murmuring about brightness, black air and the mysterious Spiriters. In the morning she is gone. Above Mayfair,...

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The mistletoe seller by Dilly Court

The mistletoe seller

Dilly Court

It's Christmas Eve. Flurries of snow fall on the cobbled streets of Whitechapel and an abandoned baby, swaddled in a blanket, is found on a doorstep in Angel Alley... Named after the street on which she was abandoned, Angel Winter is taken into a loving...

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A Christmas candle by Katie Flynn

A Christmas candle

Katie Flynn

1939. All over Britain, children are being evacuated. Eve Armstrong and her little brother are headed for Devon with their mother. As the train pulls out of London, Eve sees a rude boy sticking his tongue out amongst the shabbily dressed evacuees. At...

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Molly's Christmas orphans by Carol Rivers

Molly's Christmas orphans

Carol Rivers

1940. Molly Swift, at 27, has already suffered the tragic loss of her two-year-old daughter Emily, to the flu outbreak of 1935. Now she waits for news of her shopkeeper husband Ted, who volunteered for the British Expeditionary Forces.Molly helps run...

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Brighter days ahead by Mary Wood

Brighter days ahead

Mary Wood

Molly lives with her repugnant father, who has betrayed her many times. From a young age, living on the streets of London's East End, she has seen the harsh realities of life. When she's kidnapped by a gang and forced into their underworld, her future...

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Reclaimed by the Knight by Nicole Locke

Reclaimed by the Knight

Nicole Locke

He left to save his family...now he's back!Nicholas of Mei Solis swore to do anything to protect his home - even going away to fight for it. This meant leaving beautiful Matilda, too. Now Nicholas has returned briefly to lay to rest the ghosts of his...

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Black Camp 21 by Bill (Producer of documentary films) Jones

Black Camp 21

Bill (Producer of documentary films)...

All over Britain, POW camps are filling up with defeated German soldiers. Every day, thousands more pour in on ships from France. But only the most dangerous are sent to Camp 21 - 'black' prisoners - SS diehards who've sworn death before surrender. N...

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Silent superstitions by C. Archer

Silent superstitions

C. Archer

"Strange things are happening in Cutter Gap and everybody is convinced that Christy is cursed. After all, who can explain Bob Allen's mysterious accident on his way to bring Christy to Cutter Gap? Or the lightning strike that sent a tree through the ...

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A lucky sixpence  by Anne Baker

A lucky sixpence

Anne Baker

"It's 1937 and for sisters Lizzie and Milly Travis there's nothing quite like the thrill of the funfair at New Brighton. Amid the bright lights and whirling rides, Lizzie wins a lucky sixpence on a stall - as well as the heart of a handsome stallholder....

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A voice like velvet  by Donald (Donald Landels) Henderson

A voice like velvet

Donald (Donald Landels) Henderson

"A sensational wartime crime novel about a BBC announcer who abuses his position to commit crimes against the rich and famous... By day Ernest Bisham is a velvet-voiced announcer for the BBC; the whole country recognises the sound of his meticulous.....

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