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lisa-jensen's picture
Jul.03.2009
    A swashbuckler set in the West Indies of the early 19th Century DIE HEIMLICHE PIRATIN is a love story, a coming-of-age adventure and an eccentric comedy of manners about a woman who runs with the pirates to free herself from the conventional "rules" of gender, race and class. Tory...
c-m-mayo's picture
Jul.01.2009
Who knew that Mexico once had a half-American prince? Or that this little boy’s future was hotly debated not just in Mexico but in Washington D.C. and in every court in Europe? Set in the mid-19th century when Maximilian von Habsburg was Emperor of Mexico, THE LAST PRINCE OF THE MEXICAN EMPIRE is...
lisa-jensen's picture
Jun.30.2009
A swashbuckler set in the West Indies of the early 19th Century THE WITCH FROM THE SEA is a love story, a coming-of-age adventure and an eccentric comedy of manners about a woman who runs with the pirates to free herself from the conventional "rules" of gender, race and class. Tory Lightfoot, an...
eugenia-kim's picture
Jun.03.2009
A sweeping debut novel, inspired by the life of the author’s mother, about a young woman who dares to fight for a brighter future in occupied Korea In early-twentieth-century Korea, Najin Han, the privileged daughter of a calligrapher, longs to choose her own destiny. Smart and headstrong, she is...
vera-jane-cook's picture
Jun.02.2009
When Hannah Reilly steps off the ship on the shores of Ellis Island in 1912 she has no idea that it is not a convent that awaits her. It is a man who finds her far too beautiful to marry God. Madly in love, Hannah and Wade settle in Jacksonville, Florida, where the world holds the promise of...
larry-schliessmann's picture
Apr.19.2009
Abandoned in the Egyptian desert to die an infidel's death, mortally wounded Templar Knight Edwin Blutleer is rescued by an inhuman succubus.When his Templar comrades return to collect his corpse, they are stunned to find Blutleer alive, healed, and enraged. They betrayed the Templar Code: never...
sandra-gulland's picture
Feb.17.2009
In this fictionalized three-part volume biography of Josephine Bonaparte, Napoleon's "Lady of Victories," we learn of the life of an extraordinary woman -- including her early years, her marriage to Napoleon and an enduring love set against the opulence and treachery of the Empire years...
anthony-flacco's picture
Dec.03.2008
This book is second in a series, but also stands alone. The time setting of The Hidden Man is controlled by its predecessor, which was set against the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Moving the next book to 1915 allowed me to keep Randall Blackburn as my leading man, but also advance the...
julius-lester's picture
Sep.28.2008
Amina, a young West African woman stolen from her village, is on a slave ship when she discovers that she is pregnant. She soon realizes that this is no ordinary baby, and after arriving in America, she gives birth to Ekundayo, a young man sent by the creator god Amma, the master of life and death...
renee-russell's picture
Sep.17.2008
In the aftermath of the Civil War, Kate Ransom is plunged into a battle of her own making. Pregnant and abandoned by the man who swore to marry her, Kate must find a way to deal with the repercussions of her own actions...and the actions of those closest to her. Can she build a new life on the...