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The Race for Paris

by Meg Waite Clayton Harper (August 11, 2015)

National Bestseller

David J. Langum, Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction, Honorary Mention for 2015

The New York Times bestselling author of The Wednesday Sisters returns with a moving and powerfully dynamic...


The Final Recollections of Charles Dickens: A Novel

by Thomas Hauser Counterpoint (October 20, 2014)

England, 1870: His health failing, his most important work all but done, Charles Dickens is readying himself for the final bed. But there is still one more story that he must tell. As a young journalist just...


Under the Black  Ensign: A Pirate Adventure of Loot, Love and War on the Open Seas

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (September 08, 2008)

Long before Captain Jack Sparrow raised hell with the Pirates of the Caribbean, Tom Bristol sailed to hell and back Under the Black Ensign. He’s felt the lash on his back. He’s been accused of murder. And...


When the Moon Is Low

by Nadia Hashimi William Morrow (July 21, 2015)

Mahmoud's passion for his wife Fereiba, a schoolteacher, is greater than any love she's ever known. But their happy, middle-class world—a life of education, work, and comfort—implodes when their country...


The Boston Girl: A Novel

by Anita Diamant Scribner (December 09, 2014)

New York Times bestseller!

An unforgettable novel about a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century, told “with humor and optimism…through the eyes of an irresistible heroine”...


A.D. 30: A Novel

by Ted Dekker Center Street (October 28, 2014)

A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine.

A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart.

The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all.

Step back in...


Newport

by Jill Morrow William Morrow Paperbacks (July 07, 2015)

Following in the steps of Beatriz Williams and Amor Towles, this richly atmospheric, spellbinding novel transports readers to the dazzling, glamorous world of Newport during the Roaring Twenties and to a mansion...


The King's Daughter

Thornleigh #2

by Barbara Kyle Kensington Books (December 01, 2010)

Upon the death of her father, Henry VIII, Queen Mary assumes the throne after a long exile. Her first order of business is to wed the devout Prince Philip of Spain, creating a powerful alliance that will transform...


Orphan #8

by Kim van Alkemade William Morrow Paperbacks (August 04, 2015)

In this stunning new historical novel inspired by true events, Kim van Alkemade tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her...


Hotel Moscow

by Talia Carner William Morrow Paperbacks (June 02, 2015)

From the author of Jerusalem Maiden comes a mesmerizing, thought-provoking novel that tells the riveting story of an American woman—the daughter of Holocaust survivors—who travels to Russia shortly after...


The Cherry Harvest

by Lucy Sanna William Morrow (June 02, 2015)

A memorable coming-of-age story and love story, laced with suspense, which explores a hidden side of the home front during World War II, when German POWs were put to work in a Wisconsin farm community . . ....


Church of Marvels

by Leslie Parry Ecco (May 05, 2015)

A ravishing first novel, set in vibrant, tumultuous turn-of-the-century New York City, where the lives of four outsiders become entwined, bringing irrevocable change to them all.

New York, 1895. Sylvan Threadgill,...


The Invention of Fire

John Gower #2

by Bruce Holsinger William Morrow (April 21, 2015)

The author of the acclaimed medieval mystery A Burnable Book once again brings fourteenth-century London alive in all its color and detail in this riveting thriller featuring medieval poet and fixer John Gower—a...


Mademoiselle Chanel

by C. W. Gortner William Morrow (March 17, 2015)

For readers of The Paris Wife and Z comes this vivid novel full of drama, passion, tragedy, and beauty that stunningly imagines the life of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel—the ambitious, gifted laundrywoman’s...


Diamond Head

by Cecily Wong Harper (April 14, 2015)

A sweeping debut spanning from China to Hawaii that follows four generations of a wealthy shipping family whose rise and decline is riddled with secrets and tragic love—from a young, powerful new voice in...


John the Pupil

by David Flusfeder Harper (March 03, 2015)

“A superbly written and intellectually stimulating novel.”—The Independent (London)

Since he was a young boy, John has studied at the Franciscan monastery outside Oxford, under the tutelage of friar and...


The Bookseller

by Cynthia Swanson Harper (March 03, 2015)

A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel reminiscent of Sliding Doors, The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who must reconcile her reality with the tantalizing alternate world of her dreams.

Nothing...


Neverhome: A Novel

by Laird Hunt Little, Brown and Company (September 09, 2014)

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE

Inaugural winner of the Grand Prix de la Littérature Américaine

She calls herself Ash, but that's not her real name. She is a farmer's faithful wife, but she has left...


Angels Make Their Hope Here

by Breena Clarke Little, Brown and Company (July 08, 2014)

Russell's Knob is not paradise. But already in 1849 this New Jersey highlands settlement is home to a diverse population of blacks, whites, and reds who have intermarried and lived in relative harmony for generations....


Strange Gods

by Annamaria Alfieri Minotaur Books (June 23, 2014)

In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group;...


Spartans at the Gates: A Novel

The Warrior Trilogy #2

by Noble Smith Thomas Dunne Books (June 23, 2014)

The Peloponnesian War has begun. An army of merciless Spartan invaders have arrived at the gates of Plataea, bent on obliterating the independent city-state and its inhabitants. Plataea's oldest allies, the...


The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street: A Novel

by Susan Jane Gilman Grand Central Publishing (June 10, 2014)

"An upside-down, funhouse treat. You'll lick it up." - USA Today

In 1913, little Malka Treynovsky flees Russia with her family. Bedazzled by tales of gold and movie stardom, she tricks them into buying tickets...


The Girls at the Kingfisher Club: A Novel

by Genevieve Valentine Atria Books (June 03, 2014)

"Dressed up in the thrill and sparkle of the Roaring Twenties, the classic fairy tale of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses' has never been more engrossing or delightful. Valentine's fresh, original style and choice...


The Hatmaker's Heart: A Novel

by Carla Stewart FaithWords (June 03, 2014)

For Nell Marchwold, bliss is seeing the transformation when someone gets a glimpse in the mirror while wearing one of her creations and feels beautiful. Nell has always strived to create hats that bring out...


What Is Visible: A Novel

by Kimberly Elkins Grand Central Publishing (June 03, 2014)

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Bookpage Best Books of 2014

Woman's Day "Most Inspirational Book of 2014"

Women's National Book Association Great Group Reads Pick for 2014

A vividly original literary...


The Artist's Wife

by Max Phillips Henry Holt and Co. (June 09, 2014)

An elegant reimagining of the life of Alma Mahler, the lovely, aristocratic fin-de-siècle composer who abandoned her own art to become the inspiration and collector of geniuses.

At the turn of the century, "the...


In the Wolf's Mouth

by Adam Foulds Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

A new novel by the author Julian Barnes called "one of the best British writers to emerge in the last decade"

Set in North Africa and Sicily at the end of World War II, In the Wolf's Mouth follows the Allies'...


All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2015

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (February 21, 2014)

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy...


The Hour of the Innocents

by Robert Paston Forge Books (May 19, 2014)

1968. Vietnam. Social turmoil. Drugs. Music.

Four young musicians are determined to escape a ravaged industrial landscape by playing rock and roll...and they play it with a passion and brilliance that contrasts...


Henderson's Spear

by Ronald Wright Henry Holt and Co. (May 19, 2014)

A masterly epic that weaves a contemporary search for a missing father with a vivid story from the heyday of the British Empire.

Liv, a Canadian filmmaker, is writing from a Tahitian jail, piecing together her...


The Hollow Ground

by Natalie S. Harnett Thomas Dunne Books (May 12, 2014)

We walk on fire or air, so Daddy liked to say. Basement floors too hot to touch. Steaming green lawns in the dead of winter. Sinkholes, quick and sudden, plunging open at your feet.

The underground mine fires...


People of the Morning Star

Morning Star Trilogy #1, First North Americans #21

by W. Michael Gear & Kathleen O'Neal Gear Tor Books (May 05, 2014)

Award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear begin the stunning saga of the North American equivalent of ancient Rome in People of...


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...


Roosevelt's Beast

by Louis Bayard Henry Holt and Co. (March 17, 2014)

A reimagining of Teddy and Kermit Roosevelt's ill-fated 1914 Amazon expedition--a psychological twist on the smart historical thriller that first put Louis Bayard on the map

1914. Brazil's Rio da Dúvida, the...


In My Mother's House

by Margaret McMullan Thomas Dunne Books (March 17, 2014)

In My Mother's House is a beautiful, haunting, and elegantly crafted novel about a daughter's obsession to understand her mother's staunch commitment to silence about their family's experiences during World...


The Sound of the Trees

by Robert Gatewood Henry Holt and Co. (March 10, 2014)

An extraordinary debut that brings together a hypnotic quest, a thrilling Western, and an unforgettable love story.

Set in the 1930s, The Sound of the Trees tells the story of Trude Mason, who, seeking to escape...


The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel

by Alice Hoffman Scribner (February 18, 2014)

The “spellbinding” (People, 4 stars), New York Times bestseller from the author of The Dovekeepers: an extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair--“an enchanting love story rich...


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 Beast)....


My Name Is Resolute

by Nancy E. Turner Thomas Dunne Books (February 17, 2014)

One of Book Riot's top 100 Must-Read Books of American Historical Fiction!

Nancy Turner burst onto the literary scene with her hugely popular novels These Is My Words, Sarah's Quilt, and The Star Garden. Now,...


The Story of Land and Sea

by Katy Simpson Smith Harper (August 26, 2014)

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family—fathers and daughters, mother and son, master...


Girl on the Golden Coin

by Marci Jefferson Thomas Dunne Books (February 10, 2014)

Impoverished and exiled to the French countryside after the overthrow of the English Crown, Frances Stuart survives merely by her blood-relation to the Stuart Royals. But in 1660, the Restoration of the Stuart...


Gutenberg's Apprentice

by Alix Christie Harper (September 23, 2014)

“A finely atmospheric debut…Christie’s novel is a worthy tribute to the technological revolution it reimagines, as well as a haunting elegy to the culture of print…One thinks of Donna Tartt’s obsessive...


The Queen's Dwarf

by Ella March Chase Thomas Dunne Books (January 20, 2014)

A richly imagined, gorgeously written historical novel set in the Stuart court featuring a unique hero: Jeffrey Hudson, a dwarf tasked with spying on the beautiful but vulnerable queen

It's 1629, and King Charles...


The Visionist: A Novel

by Rachel Urquhart Little, Brown and Company (January 14, 2014)

An enthralling first novel about a teenage girl who finds refuge--but perhaps not--in an 1840s Shaker community.

After 15-year-old Polly Kimball sets fire to the family farm, killing her abusive father, she and...


Coming of the Storm: Book One of Contact: The Battle for America

by W. Michael and Kathleen O'Neal Gear Pocket Books (February 09, 2010)

Discover the first in the epic trilogy by New York Times bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear (Sun Born, Morning River), which vividly recounts the devastating clash of cultures that...


The Bully of Order

by Brian Hart Harper (September 02, 2014)

Set in a logging town on the lawless Pacific coast of Washington State at the turn of the twentieth century, a spellbinding novel of fate and redemption—told with a muscular lyricism and filled with a cast...


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...


Stella Bain

by Anita Shreve Little, Brown and Company (November 12, 2013)

An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve.

When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London,...


Quiet Dell: A Novel

by Jayne Anne Phillips Scribner (October 15, 2013)

A spectacularly riveting novel based on a real life crime by a con man who preyed on widows: "a brilliant fusion of fact and fiction, Jayne Anne Phillips has written the novel of the year" (Stephen King)--"think...


The Care and Management of Lies

by Jacqueline Winspear Harper (July 01, 2014)

The New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs series turns her prodigious talents to this World War I standalone novel, a lyrical drama of love struggling to survive in a damaged, fractured world....