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The Sharp Hook of Love

by Sherry Jones Gallery Books (October 07, 2014)

The first retelling of the passionate, twelfth-century love story since the discovery of 113 lost love letters between Heloise d'Argenteuil and Pierre Abelard--the original Romeo and Juliet.

"While I sleep you...

Ember Island: A Novel

by Kimberley Freeman Gallery Books (April 15, 2014)

In a compelling, complex story from the bestselling author of Wildflower Hill and Lighthouse Bay, two women separated by a century discover long-buried secrets in an Australian manor house.

In 1891, Tilly Kirkland...

Veil of Time

by Claire R. McDougall Gallery Books (March 11, 2014)

In the tradition of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander, a woman finds herself transported to ancient Scotland and to nobleman Fergus, brother of the king. Fergus desperately wants Maggie to stay and create a life with...

The Harem Midwife

by Roberta Rich Gallery Books (February 25, 2014)

An opulent, riveting, and suspenseful continuation of the thrilling historical novel The Midwife of Venice set in medieval Constantinople.


Lisa Lopes

by Nancy Krulik Gallery Books (August 01, 2002)

"Dreams are hopeless aspirations, inhopes of coming true, believe in yourself, the rest is up to me and you."

-- "Waterfalls"

Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, and Rozanda "Chilli" Thomas came...

Tuscan Rose

by Belinda Alexandra Gallery Books (November 19, 2013)

From an international bestselling author comes a richly woven tale of passion, longing, witchcraft, and magic set in Italy during World War II.

A magical, richly woven World War II- era saga filled with passion,...

Banquet of Lies

by Michelle Diener Gallery Books (October 22, 2013)

A young noblewoman flees to London and poses as a servant to evade a murderer in this richly detailed and "compelling" (Publishers Weekly) historical novel.


LONDON, 1812: Giselle...

Mrs. Poe

by Lynn Cullen Gallery Books (October 01, 2013)

Inspired by literature’s most haunting love triangle, award-winning author Lynn Cullen delivers a pitch-perfect rendering of Edgar Allan Poe, his mistress’s tantalizing confession, and his wife’s frightening...

Royal Inheritance

by Kate Emerson Gallery Books (September 24, 2013)

This new novel in the "wonderfully absorbing" (Library Journal) Secrets of the Tudor Court series, features a tailor's daughter who suspects she is an illegitimate offspring of King Henry VIII.

Audrey Malte is...

The Storycatcher

by Ann Hite Gallery Books (September 10, 2013)

From the author of the "wonderfully crafted" (San Francisco Book Review) Ghost on Black Mountain comes a haunting gothic novel set in the Depression-era South about two young women who form an unlikely alliance...

Summerset Abbey: Spring Awakening

by T. J. Brown Gallery Books (August 06, 2013)

The thrilling conclusion to the evocative Summerset Abbey series, featuring two sisters and their maid as they navigate an uncertain world in the midst of World War I.

The laughter of summer lawn parties fades...

Whistling Past the Graveyard

by Susan Crandall Gallery Books (July 02, 2013)

From an award-winning author comes a wise and tender coming-of-age story about a nine-year-old girl who runs away from her Mississippi home in 1963, befriends a lonely woman suffering loss and abuse, and embarks...

Astor Place Vintage: A Novel

by Stephanie Lehmann Gallery Books (June 11, 2013)

When a New York City vintage clothing shop owner's recent purchases contain a hidden journal from 1907, her entire life will be turned upside down in this "insightful, charming, and wholly entertaining novel"...

The Chalice: A Novel

The Crown #2

by Nancy Bilyeau Gallery Books (March 05, 2013)

In the midst of England's Reformation, a young novice will risk everything to defy the most powerful men of her era.

In 1538, England's bloody power struggle between crown and cross threatens to tear the country...

The Typewriter Girl

by Alison Atlee Gallery Books (January 29, 2013)


When Betsey disembarks from the London train in the seaside resort of Idensea,...

Summerset Abbey

by T. J. Brown Gallery Books (January 15, 2013)

1913: In a sprawling manor on the outskirts of London, three young women seek to fulfill their destinies and desires amidst the unspoken rules of society in this stunning series starter that fans of Downton...

The Emperor's Conspiracy

by Michelle Diener Gallery Books (November 27, 2012)

Set in early nineteenth-century England, this vivid and romantic historical novel goes from the most elegant ballrooms of London to the city’s most tawdry slums, as a spirited young woman helps unravel a plot...

Crossing on the Paris

by Dana Gynther Gallery Books (November 13, 2012)

Downton Abbey meets Titanic in this sweeping historical novel about three women of different generations and classes, whose lives intersect on a majestic ocean liner traveling from Paris to New York in the wake...

The Bracelet

by Roberta Gately Gallery Books (November 06, 2012)

A moving and timely novel about human trafficking--from the author of the acclaimed debut Lipstick in Afganistan.

Newly heartbroken and searching for purpose in her life, Abby Monroe is determined to make her...

The General's Mistress

by Jo Graham Gallery Books (October 23, 2012)

A Dutch woman flees her marriage to become a courtesan against the backdrop of the French Revolution in this steamy historical novel described as Girl with a Pearl Earring meets Dangerous Liaisons.


The Whispers of War

by Julia Kelly Gallery Books (January 14, 2020)

The start of World War II looms over three friends who struggle to remain loyal as one of them is threatened with internment by the British government, from the author of the “sweeping, stirring” (Kristin...

The Winemaker's Wife

by Kristin Harmel Gallery Books (August 13, 2019)

Instant #1 bestseller from The Globe and Mail (Toronto) and The Toronto Star

“Love and betrayal, forgiveness and redemption combine in a heady tale of the ever-present past…fantastic!” --Pam Jenoff, New...

City of Flickering Light

by Juliette Fay Gallery Books (April 16, 2019)

Juliette Fay--“one of the best authors of women’s fiction” (Library Journal)--transports us back to the Golden Age of Hollywood and the raucous Roaring Twenties, as three friends struggle to earn their...

The King's Damsel

by Kate Emerson Gallery Books (August 07, 2012)

Handmaid. Spy. Mistress. Anxious to secure his own success at the glittering court of Henry VIII, heiress Tamsin Lodge's ambitious guardian obtains her a position as maid of honor to young Princess Mary Tudor....

Josephine Baker's Last Dance

by Sherry Jones Gallery Books (December 04, 2018)

From the author of The Jewel of Medina, a moving and insightful novel based on the life of legendary performer and activist Josephine Baker, perfect for fans of The Paris Wife and Hidden Figures.

Discover the...

The Light Over London

by Julia Kelly Gallery Books (January 08, 2019)

Reminiscent of Martha Hall Kelly’s Lilac Girls and Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, this entrancing story “is a poignant reminder that there is no limit to what women can do. A nostalgic, engrossing read”...

An Ocean of Minutes

by Thea Lim Gallery Books (July 10, 2018)

A shortlisted finalist for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the ALA 2019 Reading List for Science Fiction

“Thea Lim’s An Ocean of Minutes is that rare thing--a speculative novel that is as heartfelt as...

The Myth of Perpetual Summer

by Susan Crandall Gallery Books (June 19, 2018)

From the national bestselling author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes a moving coming-of-age tale set in the tumultuous sixties that harkens to both Ordinary Grace and The Secret Life of Bees.

Tallulah James’s...

Four Sisters, All Queens

by Sherry Jones Gallery Books (May 08, 2012)

Rich in intrigue and scheming, love and lust, Sherry Jones's vibrant historical novel follows four women destined to sway the fate of nations and the hearts of kings...

Amid the lush valleys and fragrant wildflowers...

The Room on Rue Amélie

by Kristin Harmel Gallery Books (March 27, 2018)

A moving and entrancing novel set in Paris during World War II about an American woman, a dashing pilot, and a young Jewish girl whose fates unexpectedly entwine--perfect for the fans of Kristen Hannah’s The...

Bachelor Girl

by Kim van Alkemade Gallery Books (March 06, 2018)


Bachelor Girl plunges the reader deep into life during the Jazz Age…and the revealing of other secrets and confessions will keep readers up all night looking for answers.”...

The Unforgotten

by Laura Powell Gallery Books (February 06, 2018)

“A smart and gripping debut that saves its best for last.” --Chris Cleave, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Little Bee

“[A] thoroughly satisfying and suspenseful debut…the final twist in the murder...

Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders

by Gyles Brandreth Gallery Books (May 08, 2012)

Oscar Wilde makes a triumphant return to sleuthing in the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed historical murder mystery series based on real events, featuring Wilde as the detective aided by his friend Arthur...

Keeper of the King's Secrets

by Michelle Diener Gallery Books (April 03, 2012)

The second elegant and gorgeously written historical novel from new author Michelle Diener, featuring King Henry VIII's deadliest courtier and a royally commissioned artist caught in a web of Tudor court intrigue....

Chasing The Wolf

by Nathan Singer Gallery Books (July 01, 2011)

When a young artist and the woman he loves find themselves imprisoned within a moment in time between present day New York and Mississippi 1938, they attempt to make sense of a world in which they can’t seem...


by Robert Ward Gallery Books (August 23, 2011)

A fictional memoir about the writer's grandmother, a Civil Rights activist in Baltimore.

The Perils of Sherlock Holmes

by Loren D Estleman Gallery Books (September 18, 2012)

"An excellent collection of short stories and essays." --New York Review of Books

"An entertaining and diverting read."

"Estleman's style as Watson is better than many."

Sons of Moriarty and More Stories of Sherlock Holmes

by Loren D Estleman Gallery Books (October 18, 2013)

From award-winning author Loren D. Estleman, a spellbinding collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, authorized by the Estate of Arthur Conan Doyle--an essential follow-up to The Perils of Sherlock Holmes, praised...

The Crown

The Crown #1

by Nancy Bilyeau Gallery Books (January 10, 2012)

An astonishing debut in historical fiction, hailed as "part The Da Vinci Code, part The Other Boleyn Girl," (Woman's Day), The Crown follows one nun's dangerous quest to find an ancient relic during Cromwell's...

The Scribe of Siena

by Melodie Winawer Gallery Books (May 16, 2017)

“Like Outlander with an Italian accent.” --Real Simple

“A detailed historical novel, a multifaceted mystery, and a moving tale of improbable love.” --Publishers Weekly, starred review


The Taker

by Alma Katsu Gallery Books (September 06, 2011)

"Alma Katsu's searing tale of otherworldly lovers and eternal obsession will seduce you from page one. With its elegant prose and riveting plot, The Taker is as irresistible as the hauntingly beautiful, pleasure-seeking...

Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders

by Gyles Brandreth Gallery Books (May 03, 2011)

Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders opens in 1890, at a glamorous party hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Albemarle. All of London's high society--including the Prince of Wales--are in attendance at what promises...

Finding Emilie

by Laurel Corona Gallery Books (April 12, 2011)

Woman is born free, and everywhere she is in corsets. . . .

Lili du Châtelet yearns to know more about her mother, the brilliant French mathematician Emilie. But the shrouded details of Emilie's unconventional...

The Tudors: King Takes Queen

by Elizabeth Massie & Michael Hirst Gallery Books (April 15, 2008)

Dissent rises in the kingdom of King Henry VIII of England. The king's ongoing dispute with the papacy over a desire for annulment is about to incite the Reformation, and his next step is to appoint a new archbishop...

The Midwife of Venice

by Roberta Rich Gallery Books (February 14, 2012)

Not since Anna Diamant's The Red Tent or Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book has a novel transported readers so intimately into the complex lives of women centuries ago or so richly into a story of intrigue...

Kate Emerson's Secrets of the Tudor Court Boxed Set

by Kate Emerson Gallery Books (November 29, 2011)

The first three titles of Kate Emerson's captivating and well-reviewed historical fiction series, Secrets of the Tudor Court, now available in an eBook box set.

Whether reliving or experiencing for the first...

Eve's Diary

by Mark Twain Gallery Books (September 14, 2015)

Mark Twain's comic short story is now available as an ebook, including an extended excerpt from Twain's End by Lynn Cullen, a fictionalized imagining of the personal life of America's most iconic writer, Mark...

Golden Earrings

by Belinda Alexandra Gallery Books (August 18, 2015)

For fans of Colleen McCullough, Kate Morton, and Lucinda Riley, a powerful saga of family, love, honor, and betrayal set in historical Barcelona and romantic Paris, from the author of Tuscan Rose.

"You who judge...

The Woman in the Photograph

by Dana Gynther Gallery Books (August 04, 2015)

Set in the romantic glow of 1920s Paris, a captivating novel of New York socialite and model Lee Miller, whose glamorous looks and joie de vivre caught the eye of Man Ray, one of the twentieth century's defining...

Ghost on Black Mountain

by Ann Hite Gallery Books (September 13, 2011)


Nellie Clay married Hobbs Pritchard without even noticing he was a spell conjured into a man, a walking, talking ghost...