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Atonement by Ian McEwan

Atonement

Ian McEwan

eBook

'Atonement' is the novel for which Ian McEwan will always be remembered. Enthralling in its depiction of childhood, love and war, class and England, at its centre is a profound and profoundly moving exploration of shame and forgiveness.

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Mirror, mirror by Paula Byrne

Mirror, mirror

Paula Byrne

eBook

"She was the most beautiful woman in the world. Discovered in a Berlin cabaret in the roaring twenties, she is brought to the glamour of Los Angeles. She becomes a superstar of the silver screen and Hollywood's darling, but nothing perfect lasts forever....

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All we could not leave behind by Danielle R. Graham

All we could not leave behind

Danielle R. Graham

eBook

For fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz 'Heart-wrenching. Emotional. A powerful story of wartime love and devotion' Glynis Peters, author of The Secret Orphan A powerful and incredibly moving historical novel inspired by an untold story of the Second World...

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The gimmicks by Chris McCormick

The gimmicks

Chris McCormick

eBook

"The GimmicksNew York TimesThe Gimmicks is a masterpiece of storytelling. Chris McCormick brilliantly illuminates the impact of history and injustice on ordinary lives and challenges us to confront the spectacle of violence and the specter of its aft...

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Reefs and shoals by Dewey Lambdin

Reefs and shoals

Dewey Lambdin

eBook

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Veiled in Smoke by Jocelyn Green

Veiled in Smoke

Jocelyn Green

eBook

As Chicago's Great Fire destroys their bookshop, Meg and Sylvie Townsend make a harrowing escape from the flames with the help of reporter Nate Pierce. But the trouble doesn't end there--their father is committed to an asylum after being accused of murder,...

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The queen's fortune by Allison Pataki

The queen's fortune

Allison Pataki

eBook

"As the French revolution ravages the country, Desiree Clary is faced with the life-altering truth that the world she has known and loved is gone and it's fallen on her to save her family from the guillotine. A chance encounter with Napoleon Bonaparte,...

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The mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The mercies

Kiran Millwood Hargrave

eBook

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Cross of fire by David Gilman

Cross of fire

David Gilman

eBook

"The Hundred Years War still rages on and the French army thirsts for Thomas Blackstone's blood. Blackstone battles to strengthen Edwards III's claim to the throne and confronts the might of the French army. But, when his friend turns assassin, Blackstone...

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The foundling by Stacey Halls

The foundling

Stacey Halls

eBook

"London, 1754. Six years after leaving her newborn, Clara, at London's Foundling Hospital, young Bess Bright returns to reclaim the illegitimate daughter she has never really known. Dreading the worst - that Clara has died in care - the last thing she...

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Kissing shadows by 1929- Renée

Kissing shadows

1929- Renée

eBook

This book explores familiar Renee territory. Loosely based on her own father’s suicide during the Depression, it is material that Renee has previously dramatised in her 1985 play, Wednesday To Come. But although the play took a Pakeha perspective, this...

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Empire by Steven Saylor

Empire

Steven Saylor

eBook

In the international bestseller Roma, Steven Saylor told the story of the first thousand years of Rome by following the descendants of a single bloodline. Now, in Empire, Saylor charts the destinies of five more generations of the Pinarius family, from...

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The king at the edge of the world by Arthur Phillips

The king at the edge of the world

Arthur Phillips

eBook

"Queen Elizabeth's spymasters recruit an unlikely agent--the only Muslim in England--for an impossible mission" --

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Lion of the sun by Harry Sidebottom

Lion of the sun

Harry Sidebottom

eBook

"AD 260 - Mesopotamia. Betrayed by his most trusted adviser, the Roman Emperor Valerian has been captured by the Sassanid barbarians. The shame of the vanquished beats down mercilessly like the white sun, as the frail old Emperor prostrates himself b...

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The tea chest by Heidi Chiavaroli

The tea chest

Heidi Chiavaroli

eBook

Hayley Ashworth's goal is to join the Navy SEALs. First she must return to Boston to confront memories of her abusive childhood. When she comes upon an old tea chest, she opens it and finds the remarkable story of Emma Malcolm, a 1773 Patriot sympathizer....

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Love's Journal by Kathy Forbes

Love's Journal

Kathy Forbes

eBook

Love's Journal' is about a love that spans diversity and struggle. Ruby Sims is portrayed as one of the first true feminists to see past color in America, during the age of Slavery.Ruby leaves her homeland of England, travels across the sea to be bom...

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The book of human skin by Michelle Lovric

The book of human skin

Michelle Lovric

eBook

Midday, 13th May, 1784: An earthquake in Peru tears up the white streets of Arequipa. As the dust settles, a young girl with fanaticism already branded on her face arrives at the devastated convent of Santa Catalina. At the same moment, oceans away in...

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The song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The song of Achilles

Madeline Miller

eBook

"Greece in the age of Heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia. Here he is nobody, just another unwanted boy living in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. Achilles, 'best of all the Greeks',...

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The lieutenant by Kate Grenville

The lieutenant

Kate Grenville

eBook

Shortlisted for the NSW, QLD and WA Premiers' Literary Awards, The Lieutenant is the profoundly moving tale of a young soldier's arrival in Australia on the First Fleet and the extraordinary friendship he develops with the local Aboriginal people. Da...

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The last station by Jay Parini

The last station

Jay Parini

eBook

Now a major film starring Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer and James McAvoy. In 1910, Leo Tolstoy, the most celebrated figure in Russia, is frail with old age. Devotees jostle for his favour and the press documents his every move. Valentin Bulgakov,...

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Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville

Sarah Thornhill

Kate Grenville

eBook

Kate Grenville takes us back to the early Australia of The Secret River and the Thornhill family. This is Sarah's story. It's a story of tangled secrets, a story of loss and unlooked-for happiness, and a story about the silent spaces of the past.

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Roma by Steven Saylor

Roma

Steven Saylor

eBook

Roma is the story of the ancient city of Rome, from its mythic beginnings as a campsite along a trade route to its emergence as the centre of the most extensive, powerful empire in the ancient world. Beginning with the prehistory days when Roma was a...

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Raintree county by Ross Lockridge

Raintree county

Ross Lockridge

eBook

For the first time in paperback--the epic, great American novel about love, tragedy, and the American Dream. Told in a series of flashbacks, this is the story of John Wickliff Shawnessy, who grows up to be the epitome of Civil War-era America. Origin...

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Obsessed by Ted Dekker

Obsessed

Ted Dekker

eBook

A clue from the grave of a Holocaust victim makes an ordinary man heir to a fortune, but a serial killer has been waiting for him for thirty years, and only one of them will survive.

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Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet by Jamie Ford

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

Jamie Ford

eBook

A chance discovery in boarded up old hotel brings back long forgotten memories and rekindles a forbidden love, swept aside during the chaos and heartbreak World War II and internment of Japanese families in the wake of Pearl Harbor.

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House on endless waters by Emunah Elon

House on endless waters

Emunah Elon

eBook

"At the behest of his agent, renowned author Yoel Blum reluctantly agrees to visit his birthplace of Amsterdam to meet with his Dutch publisher, despite promising his late mother that he would never return to that city. While touring the Jewish Museum...

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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood

eBook

In 'Alias, Grace, ' bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since 'The Handmaid's Tale.' She takes us back in time and into the life of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women...

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Dance with the devil by Victoria Wilcox

Dance with the devil

Victoria Wilcox

eBook

"In Dance with the Devil, the second volume in the trilogy of novels, in the American Wild West, Jesse James and his gang are robbing trains, the Sioux Indians are on the warpath, and John Henry Holliday arrives in Texas as a young man with a troubled...

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The land beyond the sea by Sharon Penman

The land beyond the sea

Sharon Penman

eBook

"1172. The Kingdom of Jerusalem, also known as 'Outremer', the land beyond the sea. Outremer was a young realm, one baptized in blood when the men of the First Crusade captured Jerusalem from the Saracens in 1099. Those crusaders who stayed had to adapt...

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The water dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The water dancer

Ta-Nehisi Coates

eBook

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Mother and child by Annie Murray

Mother and child

Annie Murray

eBook

Mother and Child by Sunday Times bestseller Annie Murray is a moving story of loss, friendship and hope over two generations . . .Their lives have been torn apart by tragedy . . . Birmingham Jo and Ian's marriage is hanging by a thread. One night almost...

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A reluctant spy by Miller Caldwell

A reluctant spy

Miller Caldwell

eBook

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A woman named Damaris by Janette Oke

A woman named Damaris

Janette Oke

eBook

One of the bestselling Christian novelists of our time, Janette Oke's books have been described as stories that never go out of style. Her readers have enjoyed and benefited from the spiritual insights and practical faith in God that accompany her ho...

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A river to cross by Yvonne L. Harris

A river to cross

Yvonne L. Harris

eBook

Texas Ranger Jake Nelson rescues Elizabeth Madison, a beautiful young journalist captured by Mexican mauraders in 1874 Texas, and he finds himself taken by her when she proves to be quite different than he expected.

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Bird of paradise by Rosemary Peterswald

Bird of paradise

Rosemary Peterswald

eBook

When Merryn O'Neill's fiance, Jake Hawkins, an officer with the Pacific Islands Regiment in Port Moresby, breaks off their engagement, so he can marry the daughter of his commanding officer, her world is torn apart. Arriving reluctantly in Port Moresby...

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Where the light enters by Sara Donati

Where the light enters

Sara Donati

eBook

Obstetrician Dr Sophie Savard returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr Anna Savard, her dearest friend, cousin, and fellow physician,...

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Pretty girls by Hazel Aitken

Pretty girls

Hazel Aitken

eBook

It is 1860, and Hannah Morley and her widowed mother have fallen on hard times. They have moved from the country into cheap lodgings in Blackfriars Lane, Manchester, and become deeply concerned for the welfare of a child who lives next door. Meanwhile,...

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An echo of scandal by Laura Madeleine

An echo of scandal

Laura Madeleine

eBook

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The shadow of the eagle by Richard Woodman

The shadow of the eagle

Richard Woodman

eBook

"It is 1814 and Napoleon has abdicated as Emperor of the French. ... Out of the ashes of defeat, France's greatest survivor, Talleyrand, prepares to restore his beateb country to the forefront of European politics."--Back cover.

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The flying squadron by Richard Woodman

The flying squadron

Richard Woodman

eBook

"It is 1811 and Napoleon's French Empire dominates Europe. Desperate to stem the encroaching French tide and avert war with the emerging power of the United States, the Royal Navy orders captain Nathaniel Drinkwater to the Chesapeake Bay to heal the ...

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The corvette by Richard Woodman

The corvette

Richard Woodman

eBook

The frozen splendor of the Arctic Ocean and the absorbing drama of a nineteenth century whale hunt unfold as Drinkwater escorts a whaling fleet to Greenland and meets disaster, treachery and death.

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Keep the home fires burning. Part three, Strangers amongst us by Simon Block

Keep the home fires burning. Part three, Strangers amongst us

Simon Block

eBook

The struggle intensifies... Great Paxford has sat almost unchanged at the intersection of three Cheshire hills for nearly six hundred years, but as the war pushes more and more people out of the cities and into the countryside, the women of the WI see...

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Keep the home fires burning. Part four, A soldier returns... by Simon Block

Keep the home fires burning. Part four, A soldier returns...

Simon Block

eBook

In Britain's darkest hour, an extraordinary community of women strives to protect the Home Front. When a plane crashes in the village, every one of their lives will change forever... Part four in a brand new four-part serial from the creator of ITV's...

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The bomb vessel by Richard Woodman

The bomb vessel

Richard Woodman

eBook

The Bomb Vessel takes place early in the Napoleonic Wars, with Drinkwater in command of a bomb vessel which is taking part in an attack on Copenhagen.

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An uncommon woman by Laura Frantz

An uncommon woman

Laura Frantz

eBook

In the borderlands of 1770 West Virginia there is no place for finer feelings. Charged with keeping the peace with local tribes, a hero of the French and Indian War is determined to stay free of romantic entanglement--until he meets a frontier maiden...

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Life and fate by Vasilii Semenovich. Grossman

Life and fate

Vasilii Semenovich. Grossman

eBook

A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated...

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Portrait in sepia by Isabel Allende

Portrait in sepia

Isabel Allende

eBook

In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but ...

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The last train to London by Meg Waite Clayton

The last train to London

Meg Waite Clayton

eBook

Meg Waite Clayton presents a pre-World War II-era story centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe, and one brave woman--Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance--who helped them escape to...

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The vineyards of champagne by Juliet Blackwell

The vineyards of champagne

Juliet Blackwell

eBook

"Beneath the cover of France's most exquisite vineyards, a city of women defy an army during World War I.... Deep within the labyrinth of caves that lies below the lush, rolling vineyards of the Champagne region, an underground city of women and children...

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The widow and her hero by Thomas Keneally

The widow and her hero

Thomas Keneally

eBook

"When Grace married Captain Leo Waterhouse in Australia in 1943, they were young, in love - and at war. Like many other young men and women, they were ready, willing and able to put the war effort first. They never seriously doubted that they would c...

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The people's train by Thomas Keneally

The people's train

Thomas Keneally

eBook

Artem Samsurov, a protege of Lenin, makes an extraordinary escape from Tsarist Russia to reach sanctuary in Australia, but soon discovers that repression and injustice exist there too. Though distracted by an infatuation with a beautiful female lawyer,...

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The last empress by Christopher Ride

The last empress

Christopher Ride

eBook

An action-packed time-travel thriller from the author of the bestselling The Schumann Frequency. In 1860 a young man appears inside the walls of the Forbidden City of Peking. He has the most striking sapphire-blue eyes, and - more importantly - he appears...

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Territory by Judy Nunn

Territory

Judy Nunn

eBook

A priceless 16th century locket threads two stories together in this saga. Commissioned by a Dutch noblewoman as a gift to her beloved, the locket becomes a symbol of strength and inspiration for a woman as she struggles to survive the tragic wreck of...

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Pacific by Judy Nunn

Pacific

Judy Nunn

eBook

An epic story of love, sacrifice and revenge swept along on the winds of war. Australian actress Samantha Lindsay is thrilled when she scores her first lead movie role in the Hollywood epic Torpedo Junction, playing a character based on World War II ...

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Maralinga by Judy Nunn

Maralinga

Judy Nunn

eBook

Judy Nunn's gripping and thought-provoking bestseller. During the darkest days of the cold war, in a remote SA desert, the future of a nation is being decided ... Maralinga is the story of British Lieutenant Daniel Gardiner, who accepts a twelve-month...

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Heritage by Judy Nunn

Heritage

Judy Nunn

eBook

They came to change the course of a river. And changed the course of their lives.... In a time when desperate people were seizing with both hands the chance for freedom, refugees from more than 70 nations gathered beneath the Southern Cross to forge a...

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Beneath The Southern Cross by Judy Nunn

Beneath The Southern Cross

Judy Nunn

eBook

In 1783, nineteen-year-old Thomas Kendall is sentenced to transportation for attempted theft. He is lucky. If he hadn't been so young at the time and obviously led astray, the judge would not have taken pity on him. He would have been dangling by the...

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Araluen by Judy Nunn

Araluen

Judy Nunn

eBook

From the South Australian vineyards of the 1850s to mega-budget movie-making in modern- day New York, Araleun tells the story of one man's quest for wealth and position and its shattering effect on succeeding generations. Turn-of-the-century Sydney g...

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An angel In Australia by Thomas Keneally

An angel In Australia

Thomas Keneally

eBook

Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, a haunting and evocative tale of murder and loss of innocence in wartime Australia. Sydney, 1942 the year of the fall of Singapore, the bombing of Darwin and the surprise attack on Sydney Harbour by ...

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Whispers along the rails by Judith Miller

Whispers along the rails

Judith Miller

eBook

Months after leaving her infant son in Olivia Mott's care, Lady Charlotte contemplates returning to Pullman to find out what happened to her baby, while Olivia wonders if her undercover work for the railroad company is improving working conditions, as...

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Wanting by Richard Flanagan

Wanting

Richard Flanagan

eBook

"It is 1837. A young Aboriginal girl, Mathinna, is running through the long wet grass of an island at the end of the world to get help for her dying father, an Aboriginal chieftain. Twenty years later, on at island at the centre of the world, the most...

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Shanghai girls by Lisa See

Shanghai girls

Lisa See

eBook

Two sisters leave Shanghai to find new lives in 1930s Los Angeles in this fresh, fascinating adventure.

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Ruby by Lauraine Snelling

Ruby

Lauraine Snelling

eBook

Well-mannered, courageous Ruby leaves the Brandon mansion, where she serves as a governess, to take her sister Opal to their father's deathbed. When their father, Per, passes on, he leaves Ruby an unexpected inheritance. Per had owned the Dove House,...

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The Bark Cutters by Nicole Alexander

The Bark Cutters

Nicole Alexander

eBook

"Sarah Gordon knows what she wants: the family homestead, Wangallon. When it comes to working the land, she's a natural but, as a woman, it's not her birthright. Even when her beloved older brother is killed in a tragic accident, nobody looks to Sarah...

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The wronged daughter by Mary Wood

The wronged daughter

Mary Wood

eBook

Can she heal the wounds of her past? Mags has never forgotten the friendship she forged with Flora and Ella, two fellow nurses she served with at the beginning of World War I. Haunted by what she experienced during that time, she fears a reunion with...

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A Time of Giants by Mike Wardle

A Time of Giants

Mike Wardle

eBook

Keep it hidden. Keep it safe. This cryptic message hints of treasure stolen from a Spanish fleet and hidden in the jungles of South America. A fevered ambition is unleashed in those willing to sacrifice everything as they seek control of the vast fortune....

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Brothers by Mike Wardle

Brothers

Mike Wardle

eBook

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Midnight in Westminster Abbey by Sean Dennis Cashman

Midnight in Westminster Abbey

Sean Dennis Cashman

eBook

The English kings who rise from their graves in Westminster Abbey on All Souls' Eve are in a terrible fix. They want visiting New Yorker Charlie Chancer to use his special IT skills to steal abbey funds and send them off to queens who have already come...

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Wild by Nathan Besser

Wild

Nathan Besser

eBook

Jonathan Wild knows power like no one else in London. He arrived as a wide-eyed young man in 1703, dazzled by a metropolis brimming with trade, immigration and crime. With a combination of greed, arrogance and ambition, Wild stopped at nothing to secure...

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The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

The Secrets We Kept

Lara Prescott

eBook

"1956. A celebrated Russian author is writing a book, Doctor Zhivago, which could spark dissent in the Soviet Union. The Soviets, afraid of its subversive power, ban it. But in the rest of the world it's fast becoming a sensation. In Washington DC, the...

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Coming through slaughter by Michael Ondaatje

Coming through slaughter

Michael Ondaatje

eBook

Based on the life of cornet playing Buddy Bolden, one of the legendary jazz pioneers of the turn-of-the-century New Orleans. Ostensibly a novel, this book is also a documentary recreation of Bolden's life, expressed through a collage of fragmented me...

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Lies in white dresses by Sofia Grant

Lies in white dresses

Sofia Grant

eAudiobook

In the 1940s and 50s, women who needed a fast divorce went to Nevada to live on a ranch with other women in the same boat. This historical novel was inspired by the true stories of those who "took the Reno cure." Francie Meeker and Vi Carothers were sold...

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Light changes everything by Nancy E. Turner

Light changes everything

Nancy E. Turner

eBook

It's the summer of 1907 and the sun is scorching down on Mary Pearl in the Arizona Territory. Mary Pearl and her sister Esther take their minds off the heat by sneaking banned Jane Austen novels from Aunt Sarah Elliot's lively bookshelf. Whispered read...

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The Pindar diamond by Katie Hickman

The Pindar diamond

Katie Hickman

eBook

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John by Niall Williams

John

Niall Williams

Book

"What invisible drama plays, what passes to and fro in the columns of air above them, none knows, but the disciples think: perhaps the time is arrived at last. Aged, blind and perilously frail, John the Apostle has walked ten thousand miles to tell of...

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Shawn O'Brien, town tamer by William W. Johnstone

Shawn O'Brien, town tamer

William W. Johnstone

eBook

Unlike his brothers Jacob, Sam and Patrick, Shawn O'Brien isn't content to settle down on the family ranch in New Mexico territory. With his razor-sharp eye, lightning-fast draw, and burning thirst for justice, Shawn is carving out a reputation of his...

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Bright and distant shores by Dominic Smith

Bright and distant shores

Dominic Smith

Book

"Set amid the skyscrapers of 1890s Chicago and the far-flung islands of the South Pacific, this is both a sweeping epic and a triumph of lyrical storytelling... Chicago First Equitable has won the race to construct the world's tallest building and i...

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The quiet twin by Dan Vyleta

The quiet twin

Dan Vyleta

eBook

"Vienna, 1939. Professor Speckstein's dog has been brutally killed and he wants to know why. But these are uncharitable times and one must be careful where one probes... When an unexpected house call leads Doctor Beer to Speckstein's apartment, he fi...

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Conquest by Stewart Binns

Conquest

Stewart Binns

eBook

"1066 - Senlac Ridge, England. William the Bastard, Duke of Normandy defeats Harold Godwinson, King Harold II of England - in what will become known as the Battle of Hastings. The battle is hard fought and bloody, the victor emerging only as the October...

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Never look back by Lesley Pearse

Never look back

Lesley Pearse

eBook

Matilda was a poor Covent Garden flower girl until the day she saved the life of Tabitha, a minister's daughter. Drawn into the bosom of Tabitha'a family, Matilda is given the opportunity of a lifetime.

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Captain Fantom by Reginald Hill

Captain Fantom

Reginald Hill

eBook

From an award-winning author, a historical novel inspired by the life of a Croatian mercenary in seventeenth-century England. In the chaotic days of the early 1600s, Carlo Fantom, a Central European who spoke thirteen languages, would gladly accept payment...

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In the lion's den by Barbara Taylor Bradford

In the lion's den

Barbara Taylor Bradford

eBook

-- A Woman of Substance London 1889: Victorian London is a place of wealth, privilege and poverty, a city of extremes. For James Falconer, who grew up as a barrow boy on a London market, it is a city of opportunity.Working his way up Henry Malvern's ...

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The Highlander's Christmas Bride by Vanessa Kelly

The Highlander's Christmas Bride

Vanessa Kelly

eBook

Being thrown over by the man she expected to marry was humiliating enough. Now that Donella Haddon, grandniece of the Earl of Riddick, has also proven a failure as a nun, she has no choice but to return to her family's estate. The brawny Highlander sent...

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The highland outlaw by Heather (Heather D.) McCollum

The highland outlaw

Heather (Heather D.) McCollum

eBook

Shaw Sinclair, chief of the outcast clan of Sinclairs of Caithness in northern Scotland, has made a deal with the devil. Despite his strength and lethal skills, he needs help'specifically from a woman'to accomplish his mission to bring a bairn to safety...

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Blood will out by David Donachie

Blood will out

David Donachie

eBook

"1787. Captain Edward Brazier is wounded and in desperate need of medical attention, but those from whom he could seek help have no idea where he is - although neither do his enemies. With his beloved Betsey currently imprisoned by her brother Henry,...

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Vichhoda by Harinder S. Sikka

Vichhoda

Harinder S. Sikka

eBook

The year is 1950; the Liaquat-Nehru Pact has been signed between India and Pakistan; she doesn't know it will change her life forever; it will also make her strongerBibi Amrit Kaur's life is literally torn apart in the 1947 riots. She's now in a diff...

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The girl in the painting by Tea Cooper

The girl in the painting

Tea Cooper

eBook

Maitland 1913. Miss Elizabeth Quinn is something of an institution in Maitland Town. For longer than anyone can remember she and her brother, businessman Michael, have lived in the impressive two-storey stone house next to the church. When she is dis...

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The Titanic secret by Clive. author. Cussler

The Titanic secret

Clive. author. Cussler

eBook

Both a prequel and a sequel to Clive Cussler's first bestselling phenomenon, Raise the Titanic!, the new Isaac Bell novel is a thrilling action-adventure novel from the Sunday Times-bestselling author. A century apart, Dirk Pitt and Isaac Bell team up...

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The man who saw everything by Deborah Levy

The man who saw everything

Deborah Levy

eBook

"An electrifying and audacious novel about beauty, envy, and carelessness by Deborah Levy, two-time Man Booker Prize finalist. It is 1988 and Saul Adler, a narcissistic young historian, has been invited to Communist East Berlin to do research; in exchange,...

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Blood's campaign by Angus Donald

Blood's campaign

Angus Donald

eBook

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Mary Ann Shaffer

eBook

"A celebration of literature, love, and the power of the human spirit, this warm, funny, tender, and thoroughly entertaining novel is the story of an English author living in the shadow of World War II and the writing project that will dramatically change...

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Belle by Lesley Pearse

Belle

Lesley Pearse

eBook

"London 1910 Fifteen year-old Belle has lived in a brothel in Seven Dials all her life, with no understanding of what happens in the rooms upstairs. But her innocence is shattered when she witnesses the murder of one of the girls and, subsequently sn...

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The lion at sea by Max Hennessy

The lion at sea

Max Hennessy

eBook

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Nottingham by Nathan Makaryk

Nottingham

Nathan Makaryk

eBook

"England, 1191. King Richard is half a world away, fighting for God and his own ambition. Back home, the country languishes, bankrupt and on the verge of anarchy. People with power are running unchecked. People without are growing angry. And in Nottingham,...

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The Horse Goddess by Morgan Llywelyn

The Horse Goddess

Morgan Llywelyn

eBook

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