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michele-p-barker's picture
Dec.08.2013
Daniel Linnehan is an indentured servant no more. He has his papers, his beloved horse, Ivy, and a new direction in life. But an Irish teenager, wearing fine clothes and riding an even finer horse, is asking for trouble. After a terrible misunderstanding leaves Daniel beaten, the peddler...
michele-zackheim's picture
Oct.03.2013
1935.  Rose Manon, an American daughter of the mountains of Nevada, working as a journalist in New York, is awarded her dream job, foreign correspondent.  Posted to Paris, she is soon entangled in romance, an unsolved murder, and the desperation of a looming war.  Assigned to the...
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May.03.2013
Sergeant Ben Carter is given what seems like an impossible mission: track down a band of renegade Apache and return them to the reservation - but, he's assigned a group of untrained recruits to do it because his men are almost all absent on leave after their last mission. Ben also has to cope with...
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Jan.13.2013
In Leaving Everything Most Loved by New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London.   The year is 1933. Maisie Dobbs is contacted by an Indian gentleman who has come to England in the hopes of finding out who killed...
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Jun.16.2012
The Light Bearer is a richly embroidered tale of war, vengeance and spiritual transcendence set in ancient Rome and northern Europe in the first century AD. Encompassing a sweep of events that spans the reigns of two tyrants, Nero and Domitian, it's the story of Auriane, a Germanic tribeswoman...
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Jun.15.2012
It’s 1079 AD and fourteen-year-old Ulf, son of a dung shoveler, lives in a hut in the shadow of the walls of Litchfield Castle. Their hut is but one of hundreds clustered at the foot of Lichfield Castle’s towering granite walls. But Ulf is cursed with a natural intelligence and a burning desire to...
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Jun.04.2012
′I am awaiting my castle and the Queen is waiting for love.′ Scotland, 1561. A ship carries Mary, the young Queen of Scots, home from the French court to wrest back control of her throne. Masquerading as a male crew member, Alison Blackadder must find a way to gain the Queen′s favour so she can...
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May.01.2012
Edict of Explusion:31st of March, 1492...accused of ritual murder in Granada and not under jurisdiction of the Inquisition, the Church orders expulsion of all Jews and Marranos from Spain within four months. Granada, Spain2 Ab 5252 (4 August, 1492) "Hermando, no, Please. Hanna's still a girl....
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Mar.18.2012
Perhaps not since The English Patient has a novel captured both the power and poignancy of romance and the terror and tragedy of war: From Chris Bohjalian comes a dramatic love story sure to enthrall his millions of readers. In January, 1945, in the waning months of the Second World War, a small...
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Nov.29.2011
In 1926, and keeping with the Lattimer tradition, thirteen year old David is gifted to hunt the Christmas Goose. He sets off with his ten year old sister Rose, reminded by his Father--be back by sundown. But when David and Rose stumble between a Mother Bear and her cubs, they escape her rage...