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The Confession of Katherine Howard

by Suzannah Dunn HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

From Suzannah Dunn, the critically acclaimed author of The Queen of Subtleties, The Sixth Wife and The Queen’s Sorrow, comes the tragic, gripping, and intensely moving story of Katherine Howard—the fifth...

Far to Go

by Alison Pick HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

"Deftlystructured and . . . seamless." —Globe and Mail (Toronto)


"[A]nuanced and layered portrait of betrayal. . . . The strength of Far to Golies in Pick's ability to show precisely why one person could...

The Queen's Sorrow

by Suzannah Dunn HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

Plain and dutiful and a passionate Catholic, Mary Tudor is overjoyed when she becomes Queen of England. After the misery of her childhood, when her father, Henry VIII, rejected her and her mother, Mary feels...

The Princess of Nowhere

by Lorenzo Borghese HarperCollins e-books (December 07, 2010)

Prince Lorenzo Borghese, a descendant of the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte, bursts boldly onto the historical fiction scene with The Princess of Nowhere—a captivating and richly atmospheric re-imagining...


by Anna L. Waldo HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

Clad in a doeskin, alone and unafraid, she stood straight and proud before the onrushing forces of America's destiny: Sacajawea, child of a Shoshoni chief, lone woman on Lewis and Clark's historic trek -- beautiful...

Russian Winter: A Novel

by Daphne Kalotay HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

“Daphne Kalotay captivates in a soaring debut novel. An elegant, compelling puzzle of family, memory and solitude that brings to life modern-day Boston and postwar Russia through a profound love story. Graceful,...

The Gentleman Poet

by Kathryn Johnson HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

The Gentleman Poet is the best kind of historical novel—well researched, beautifully written, and wildly entertaining.”

—Daniel Stashower, author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl


The Gentleman Poet, author...

Dracula, My Love: The Secret Journals of Mina Harker

by Syrie James HarperCollins e-books (July 20, 2010)

Author Syrie James (The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen) offers readers a breathtaking new perspective on Bram Stoker’s classic tale of the king of the vampires with Dracula, My Love. In these “Secret Journals...

The Sister Wife

by Diane Noble HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

The Sister Wife is the first book in a new Brides of Gabriel historical series set during the formation of the Mormon edict of polygamy. Award-winning author Diane Noble explores the inner conflicts, emotions,...

The Great Lover: A Novel

by Jill Dawson HarperCollins e-books (June 01, 2010)

“A brilliant, complicated man is the centre of Jill Dawson’s The Great Lover, and while she draws extensively on historical records of Brooke and his contemporaries, it is her decisions as a novelist that...

The Barbary Pirates

Ethan Gage #4

by William Dietrich HarperCollins e-books (March 30, 2010)

“William Dietrich is a born stylist, moving characters around on an historical chessboard with the assured hand of a master novelist firing on all cylinders. Ethan Gage is a wiry, battle-scarred hero, with...

Dearest Cousin Jane: A Jane Austen Novel

by Jill Pitkeathley HarperCollins e-books (March 23, 2010)

“A well-researched and beautifully imagined novel….If Jane and the Austen family were not quite like this, they should have been.”

—Ruth Rendell


Dearest Cousin Jane by Jill Pitkeathley, the author of...


by Victoria Alexander HarperCollins e-books (November 24, 2009)

White knights, myths, and magic abound in Believe, a delightful classic from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander. Tessa St. James thinks that true love is nothing more than a fairy tale ....

Forever Waiting: Colette's Appeal

Colette #3

by DeVa Gantt HarperCollins e-books (November 24, 2009)

Forever Waiting by DeVa Gantt is the final book in her Duvoisin family saga, an epic story teeming with intrigue, passion, and betrayal that will appeal to fans of Sarah Donati. Following A Silent Ocean Away...


by Sheramy Bundrick HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A novel of Vincent Van Gogh, Sheramy Bundrick’s Sunflowers is an arresting and beautiful tale of a young French prostitute’s passionate, doomed relationship with a troubled artist. Vividly evoking a bygone...

A Cup Of Tea

by Amy Ephron HarperCollins e-books (July 21, 2009)

Rosemary Fell was born into privilege. She has wealth, well–connected friends, and a handsome fiance, Philip Alsop. Finally she has everything she wants.

It is then, in a moment of beneficence, that Rosemary...

The Fool's Tale

by Nicole Galland HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Wales, 1198. A time of treachery, passion, and uncertainty. King Maelgwyn ap Cadwallon, known as Noble, struggles to protect his small kingdom from foes outside and inside his borders. Pressured into a marriage...


by Katherine Mosby HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Award-winning novelist Katherine Mosby examines the complex landscape of adultery while depicting a woman's unlikely blossoming in the face of war. Lavinia Gibbs defies social convention and family expectations...

Jack's Widow

by Eve Pollard HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The iconic First Lady, Jackie lived her life in a fishbowl yet she was shrouded in mystery. She was the epitome of style, poise, grace, and femininity, but her lifelong silence in front of the media has left...

The Wild Irish

by Robin Maxwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Two female titans -- perfectly matched in guts, guile, and political genius.

Elizabeth, queen of England, has taken on the mighty Spanish Armada and, in a stunning sea battle, vanquished it. But her troubles...

Empire Rising

Eskkar Saga #2

by Sam Barone HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Into this violent, unsettled land come the outcast Korthac and the remnants of his mighty desert fighters. Joining forces with Ariamus and his brutal band of thieves, the invaders set their sights on the biggest...

A Path of Shadows

by Lauren Haney HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Gods blessed Lieutenant Bak, head of the Medjay police, with a rare brilliance -- which is why he is the one to whom his commander turns in a time of need. The explorer Minnakht has vanished into the vast...

The Fallen Angels

by Bernard Cornwell & Susannah Kells HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“If you love historical drama…then look no further.”

 —Boston Globe

The magnificent sequel to A Crowning Mercy, Fallen Angels reunites New York Times bestseller Bernard Cornwell—whom the Washington...

My Holocaust

by Tova Reich HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Maurice and Norman Messer, father-and-son business partners, know a good product when they see it. That product is the Holocaust, and Maurice, a Holocaust survivor with an inflated personal history, and Norman,...

Gallows Thief

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The year is 1820. Rider Sandman, a hero of Waterloo, returns to London to wed his fiancée. But instead of settling down to fame and glory, he finds himself penniless in a country where high unemployment and...

Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette

by Sena Jeter Naslund HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Marie Antoinette was a child of fourteen when her mother, the Empress of Austria, arranged for her to leave her family and her country to become the wife of the fifteen-year-old Dauphin, the future King of France....

The Living

by Annie Dillard HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This New York Times bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard is a mesmerizing evocation of life in the Pacific Northwest during the last decades of the 19th century.

Battle Flag: Starbuck Chronicles, Vol. 3

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the third installment in The Starbuck Chronicles.

The epic battle for control of the Confederate capital continues through the hot summer of 1862.



by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When Richmond landowner Washington Faulconer snatches young Nate Starbuck from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate is both grateful and awed by his idealistic rescuer. To repay his generosity, he enlists in...

The Pirate Round

by James L. Nelson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 1706, war still rages in Europe, and the tobacco planters of the Virginia colony's tidewater struggle against shrinking markets and pirates lurking off the coast. But American seafarers have found a new source...

The Lightning Keeper

by Starling Lawrence HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This is the story of an unlikely love at the dawn of the electric age in America. In 1914, Toma Pekocevic is a penniless immigrant in New York recently escaped from the bloody politics of the Balkans that has...

The Guardship

by James L. Nelson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Shortly after Thomas Marlowe's arrival in Williamsburg, Virginia, all in that newfound capital city are speaking his name. With the bounty from his years as a pirate--a life he intends to renounce and keep forever...

The Bloody Ground

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, comes the fourth installment in The Starbuck Chronicles, an exciting novel which vividly captures the horror of the battle field.

It is late summer 1862...

Death and the Devil

by Frank Schatzing HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the year 1260, a great cathedral, the most ambitious ecclesiastical building in all of Christendom, is rising high above the bustling city of Cologne under the supervision of the architect Gerhard Morart....

Hell at the Breech

by Tom Franklin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 1897, an aspiring politician is mysteriously murdered in the rural area of Alabama known as Mitcham Beat. His outraged friends -- —mostly poor cotton farmers -- form a secret society, Hell-at-the-Breech,...


by Nicole Galland HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the year 1202, tens of thousands of crusaders gather in Venice, preparing to embark for Jerusalem to free the Holy City from Muslim rule. Among them is a lowly vagabond Briton, rescued from damnation by a...

Leeway Cottage

by Beth Gutcheon HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In April 1940, as the Nazis march into Denmark, Sydney Brant, a wealthy girl of the Dundee summer colony, marries a gifted Danish pianist, Laurus Moss. They believe they are well matched, as young lovers do,...


by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that created the mysterious Stonehenge.

One summer’s day, a dying stranger carrying great wealth in...

The Bad Behavior of Belle Cantrell

by Loraine Despres HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Belle Cantrell felt guilty about killing her husband and she hated that. Feeling guilty, that is. A lady shouldn't do something she's going to feel guilty about later, was a rule Belle kept firmly in mind.


Black Girl,/White Girl

by Joyce Carol Oates HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Fifteen years ago, in 1975, Genna Hewett-Meade's college roommate died a mysterious, violent, terrible death. Minette Swift had been a fiercely individualistic scholarship student, an assertive—even prickly—personality,...

The Notorious Dr. August

by Christopher Bram HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Christopher Bram tells the story of Augustus Fitzwilliam Boyd, alias Dr. August, a clairvoyant pianist who communes with ghosts, and who finds meaning in his life through a strange love triangle with a righteous...

Thieves of Mercy

by James L. Nelson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Having survived the bloody Battle of New Orleans and the loss of their ironclad Yazoo River, captain Samuel Bowater, engineer Hieronymus Taylor, and the survivors of their crew are given new orders -- take command...

Daughter of Troy

by Sarah B. Franklin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The rightful-born queen of Lyrnessos, Briseis watched helplessly from the battlements as her husband and brothers were crushed by the invincible army of King Agamemnon. Taken into slavery, the proud, beautiful...


by Sally Cabot Gunning HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Alice Cole spent her first seven years living in two smoky, crowded rooms in London with her family. But a new home and a better life waited in the colonies, or so her father promised—a bright dream that turned...

Holy Fools

by Joanne Harris HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Joanne Harris, bestselling author of Chocolat, presents her most accomplished novel yet -- an intoxicating concoction that blends theology and reason, deception and masquerade, with a dash of whimsical humor...

The Widow's War

by Sally Cabot Gunning HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Married for twenty years to Edward Berry, Lyddie is used to the trials of being a whaler's wife in the Cape Cod village of Satucket, Massachusetts—running their house herself during her husband's long absences...

The Last Witchfinder

by James Morrow HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Jennet Stearne's father hangs witches for a living in Restoration England. But when she witnesses the unjust and horrifying execution of her beloved aunt Isobel, the precocious child decides to make it her life's...

The News from Paraguay

National Book Award for Fiction 2004

by Lily Tuck HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The year is l854. In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and ahorse named Mathilde....

Figures in Silk: A Novel

by Vanora Bennett HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

“Bennett’s medieval England comes alive in ways a reader can immediately relate to, even while being transported away from the modern world.”

Christian Science Monitor


The story of two sisters caught...

Baker Towers

by Jennifer Haigh HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Bakerton is a community of company houses and church festivals, of union squabbles and firemen's parades. Its neighborhoods include Little Italy, Swedetown, and Polish Hill. For its tight-knit citizens -- and...