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Genre: Historical

Bright and Distant Shores

Selected for Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2011From the award-winning author of The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre and The Beautiful Miscellaneous comes a sweeping historical novel set amid the skyscrapers of 1890s Chicago and the far-flung islands of the South Pacific.In the waning years of the nineteenth century there was a hunger for tribal artifacts, spawning

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All That I Am

Two years after Hitler came to power in Germany, the bodies of Dora and her friend Mathilde, prominent anti-Hitler activists in exile, lie poisoned in a flat in Bloomsbury. The room is locked from the inside; the place appears undisturbed. As London buzzes with rumours of Gestapo assassins operating on British soil, the inquest whitewashes their deaths as romantic suicides

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Patrick: Son of Ireland

Slave, soldier, lover, hero, saint,�his life mirrored the cataclysmic world into which he was born. His memory will outlast the ages.Born of a noble Welsh family, he is violently torn from his home by Irish raiders at age sixteen and sold as a slave to a brutal wilderness king. Rescued by the kings druids from almost certain death, he learns the arts of healing and song

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Eleanor vs. Ike: A Novel

It is a time of turmoil, with the nation mired in an unpopular war in Korea and with Senator Joseph McCarthy stirring up fear of a lurking Communist menace. Racial discrimination is rampant. A womans place is in the home. And when a shocking act of God eliminates the Democratic presidential nominee, the party throws its support to an unlikely standard bearer: former Fi

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Armada

Forget Captain Sparrow! Time travel to the real Caribbean of 400 years ago. See galleons filled with Mexican gold. Watch as Queen Elizabeths ministers, Burleigh and Walsingham use Drake and Hawkins to humble the power of Phillip II of Spain. Feel the hopes and fears of Tudor England in this rich drama with all the historical detail of Patrick OBrien and the storytelling

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Bring Up the Bodies(Thomas Cromwell Trilogy 2)

Winner of the 2012 Man Booker PrizeWinner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year AwardThe sequel to Hilary Mantels 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall, delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn.Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son

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All He Desires

Far from home and her noble relatives, Miss Caroline Huntington has been injured in a fall from her horse. Called to her side, Alex Trentham knows he must assist her, though he has not practiced as a physician for a long while. Just to see so lovely a woman in a state of undress is a hard test of his self-control.Caroline is all that is warm and feminine, beautiful and pu

Genre: Historical

Seducing Anne(SHROAG 1)

Symptoms of time travel are never fun�ask Guy Moore. He just returned, and now hes being thrown back in time. His assignment? To impregnate Anne Boleyn. As an agent of SHROAG, hes completed more assignments than any other agent, and is ready to retire. Too bad Elizabeth I needs to be born to preserve history, and his DNA is the only one to do it. How will Guy seduce Anne

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Where Bluebirds Fly(Synesthesia-Shift 1)

Verity Montague is a servant in 1692 Salem. Her flaming red hair and mismatched eyes make her a prime target for accusation of witchcraft. Orphaned during the Indian raids, she and her brother with Aspergers Syndrome come to live with the key historical figures of the trials-The Putnams. They keep their synesthesia secret- that days, months and years appear as color in Ve

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High on a Mountain: Ailean(Maclachlainn Saga 1)

A boy with dreams of adventure�a girl with a traumatic past�and a prince determined to take a throne�Ailean MacLachlainn, the son of a poor crofter in Scotland�s highlands, wants a life of adventure. He often daydreams of being a respected warrior of his clan. And he battles rival Latharn Cambeul in the game of camanachd�and wins. But Ailean meets a girl, and a shy smile

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