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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...


The Miniaturist

by Jessie Burton Ecco (August 26, 2014)

Now a television miniseries, as seen on Masterpiece on PBS

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering...


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...


Victus

by Albert Sánchez Piñol, Daniel Hahn & Thomas Bunstead Harper (September 09, 2014)

A #1 international bestseller reminiscent of the works of Roberto Bolaño, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and Edward Rutherford—a page-turning historical epic, set in early eighteenth-century Spain, about a military mastermind...


The Fort

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins (September 28, 2010)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell—one of the greatest yet little-known skirmishes of the Revolution: the Penobscot Expedition, a battle that would reveal the true character of a legendary...


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...


La reina Jezabel

Las Medici #3

by Jean Plaidy B De Bolsillo (November 14, 2019)

La tercera parte de la fabulosa trilogía sobre Catalina de Médici, uno de los personajes más fascinantes de la historia.

La madrugada del 24 de agosto de 1572, Catalina de Médici agregó a su largo historial...


The Glass Woman

by Caroline Lea Harper (September 03, 2019)

Shortlisted for the Historical Writers Association Debut Crown Award

In the tradition of Jane Eyre and RebeccaThe Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote...


The Tudor Crown

by Joanna Hickson HarperCollins (May 31, 2018)

‘An intriguing tale, told with confidence’ The Times ‘A great tale… the golden thread that led to the crown of England’ Conn Iggulden

She’ll betray her king to crown her son

When Edward of York takes...


The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock

by Imogen Hermes Gowar Harper (September 11, 2018)

Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for FictionA Refinery 29 Favorite Book of the Year • A Booklist Top 10 First Novels of the Year • A People Best Book of the Fall

“Wonderful… completely...


The Chocolate Maker's Wife

by Karen Brooks William Morrow Paperbacks (August 20, 2019)

Australian bestselling novelist Karen Brooks rewrites women back into history with this breathtaking novel set in 17th century London—a lush, fascinating story of the beautiful woman who is drawn into a world...


An Artist in Her Own Right

by Ann Marti Friedman Accent Press (September 27, 2018)

Set in France during the Napoleonic period, this is the story of Augustine Defresne (1789-1842), the wife and widow of the artist antione Gros, painter of Jaffa, and an artist herself. It takes her from her...


Pleasing Mr. Pepys

by Deborah Swift Accent Press (September 28, 2017)

'Deb Willet, Elizabeth Pepys's maid and the object of Samuel Pepys's attentions, is finally given centre-stage after 350 years, and her tale was worth waiting for. This is exceptional story-telling.' L. C. Tyler ...


I, Iago

by Nicole Galland William Morrow Paperbacks (April 24, 2012)

“Nicole Galland is exceptionally well versed in the fine nuances of storytelling.”

St. Petersburg Times

“Galland has an exceptional gift.”

—Neal Stephenson

The critically acclaimed author of The Fool's...


The Lily and the Lion

The Accursed Kings #6

by Maurice Druon HarperCollins (November 10, 2015)

‘This was the original game of thrones’ George R.R. Martin

The royal house of France has fallen. Charles IV is dead, fulfilling the curse of the Templars once and for all. This leaves the path to the throne...


Vivaldi's Virgins

by Barbara Quick HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this enthralling new novel, Barbara Quick re-creates eighteenth-century Venice at the height of its splendor and decadence. A story of longing and intrigue, half-told truths and toxic lies, Vivaldi's Virgins...


The Rosetta Key

Ethan Gage #2

by William Dietrich HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

“An utterly captivating romp from the treacherous tunnels beneath Jerusalem to the lost City of Ghosts (Petra, Jordan) to the tumult of revolutionary Paris….Dietrich spins a merry magical mystery tour, winningly...


Elizabeth: The Golden Age

by Tasha Alexander Dey Street Books (February 24, 2009)

The reign of Queen Elizabeth I was a time of war, passion, and spectacular achievement. Elizabeth: The Golden Age finds Elizabeth facing bloodlust for her throne and familial betrayal. Growing keenly aware of...


The She-Wolf

The Accursed Kings #5

by Maurice Druon HarperCollins (March 25, 2015)

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

Charles IV is now king of France and his sister is Edward II of England’s Queen. Having been imprisoned by Edward as leader of the rebellious...


The Poisoned Crown

The Accursed Kings #3

by Maurice Druon HarperCollins (April 01, 2014)

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

No man is impervious to the poisons of the crown…

Having murdered his wife and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France becomes besotted with...


The Strangled Queen

The Accursed Kings #2

by Maurice Druon HarperCollins (April 01, 2013)

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

The King is dead. Long live the King.

With King Philip IV dead, and the Kingdom left in disarray, as the fatal curse of the Templars plagues the...


The Iron King

The Accursed Kings #1

by Maurice Druon HarperCollins (March 26, 2013)

‘This is the original game of thrones’ George R.R. Martin

From the publishers that brought you A Game of Thrones comes the series that inspired George R.R. Martin’s epic work.

France became a great nation...


The Royal Succession

The Accursed Kings #4

by Maurice Druon HarperCollins (January 02, 2014)

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

'No woman shall succeed in Salique land'

Louis X is dead, poisoned, murdered, by the hand of Mahaut d’Artois. Her plan is simple – to clear...


The Lighthouse Stevensons

by Bella Bathurst & Harpercollins Publishers Ltd. HarperCollins e-books (June 28, 2011)

For centuries the seas around Scotland were notorious for shipwrecks. Mariners' only aids were skill, luck, and single coal-fire light on the east coast, which was usually extinguished by rain. In 1786 the...