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Sisters of Treason: A Novel

by Elizabeth Fremantle Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the author People called “a must-read for Philippa Gregory fans,” a “terrifically entertaining” (The Sunday Times, London) novel about two sisters who must survive life in the Tudor court after...


The Steady Running of the Hour: A Novel

by Justin Go Simon & Schuster (April 15, 2014)

An impossible quest. An epic love story. A mesmerizing debut.

In 1924, the English mountaineer Ashley Walsingham dies attempting to summit Mount Everest, leaving his fortune to his long-lost lover, Imogen Soames-Andersson—whom...


Half World: A Novel

by Scott O'Connor Simon & Schuster (February 18, 2014)

A “beautiful literary thriller” (Los Angeles Review of Books) inspired by the shocking history of a secret CIA mind-control program, Half World is “the perfect book for our present moment” (The Daily...


City of God: A Novel of Passion and Wonder in Old New York

New York City #2

by Beverly Swerling Simon & Schuster (December 09, 2008)

City of God, the latest installment in Beverly Swerling's gripping saga of old New York, takes readers to Manhattan's clamorous streets as the nation struggles to find a compromise between slave and free, but...


Snow Hunters: A Novel

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2014

by Paul Yoon Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, Snow Hunters is “a subtle, elegant, poignant read” (Oprah.com), featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor’s apprentice and confronts...


Queen's Gambit: A Novel

by Elizabeth Fremantle Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

“Smart, sensual and suspenseful as a thriller, Queen’s Gambit is a must-read for Philippa Gregory fans—and heralds a brilliant new player in the court of royal fiction” (People).

Divorced, beheaded, died,...


The Almanac of the Dead: A Novel

by Leslie Marmon Silko Simon & Schuster (April 30, 2013)

A tour de force examination of the historical conflict between Native and Anglo Americans by critically acclaimed author Leslie Marmon Silko, under the hot desert sun of the American Southwest.

In this virtuoso...


God's Favorite: A Novel

by Lawrence Wright Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2013)

In this fascinating work of historical fiction, award-winning author Lawrence Wright captures all the gripping drama and black humor of Panama during the final, nerve-racking days of its legendary dictator,...


Empire of the Sun

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1984

by J. G. Ballard Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2013)

The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.

Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he...


Paris, 7 A.M.

by Liza Wieland Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The acclaimed, award-winning author of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris amidst...


A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl

by Jean Thompson Simon & Schuster (October 09, 2018)

“There’s not a false note in this powerful, beautifully crafted exploration of the trade-offs in women’s lives.” —People

From National Book Award finalist and the New York Times bestselling author...


The Girl from Venice

by Martin Cruz Smith Simon & Schuster (October 18, 2016)

From Martin Cruz Smith, “a master of the international thriller” (The New York Times), a suspenseful World War II love story set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of occupied Venice.

Venice, 1945. The...


Everyone Brave is Forgiven

by Chris Cleave Simon & Schuster (May 03, 2016)

The instant New York Times bestseller from Chris Cleave—the unforgettable novel about three lives entangled during World War II, told “with dazzling prose, sharp English wit, and compassion…a powerful...


City of Promise: A Novel of New York's Gilded Age

New York City #4

by Beverly Swerling Simon & Schuster (August 09, 2011)

A “vivid tableau of 1870s Manhattan” (Entertainment Weekly), City of Promise continues Beverly Swerling’s acclaimed epic saga as New York emerges from the Civil War into the Gilded Age—a city marked...


Amherst: A Novel

by William Nicholson Simon & Schuster (February 10, 2015)

From an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, “a wonderfully smooth, sinuous, enigmatic, and sexy tale of two love affairs” (Providence Journal) set in Amherst and illuminated by the presence of Emily Dickinson....


City of Dreams: A Novel of Early Manhattan

New York City #1

by Beverly Swerling Simon & Schuster (May 31, 2011)

In 1661, Lucas Turner, a barber surgeon, and his sister, Sally, an apothecary, stagger off a small wooden ship after eleven weeks at sea. Bound to each other by blood and necessity, they aim to make a fresh...