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lucy-coats's picture
Jan.30.2009
Coll the young bard has a vision of danger and a mysterious high green hill. So on the morning after Wintereve he and his cheeky raven, Branwen sail away from his home far in the north of Alba (that’s Scotland now) on a quest to find the hill and rescue the thirteen Treasures of Britain. Who will...
arthur-m-phillips's picture
Jan.06.2009
From the bestselling author of The Egyptologist and Prague comes an equally accomplished and entirely surprising new novel. Angelica is a spellbinding Victorian ghost story, an intriguing literary and psychological puzzle, and a meditation on marriage, childhood,...
gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Dec.15.2008
Benjamin Arnold Guppy loved turnips. He loved eating them, but most of all he loved throwing them. He also loved money and pain... extorting a lot of the former and causing an equal amount of the latter. A foul, sour-faced old swindler with a penchant for clucking like a chicken and more than a...
andrew-blackman's picture
Nov.22.2008
The novel is a clash of American mythology with contemporary British reality. Jack Maertens and Neil Blake are tired of life on London's Holloway Road and set out north in search of meaning and freedom. Along the way they listen to a scratchy old cassette recording of Jack Kerouac's Beat classic On...
jane-satterfield's picture
Sep.21.2008
From the foreword: "Negotiating distances, intimate or otherwise, Satterfield's poems contain all the other trappings of travel: the snapshots, film, postcards, phone messages . . . these ways of keeping the traveling experience long after the experience has passed, these ways of passing the...
elizabeth-massie's picture
Sep.06.2008
Dissent rises in the kingdom of King Henry VIII of England. The king's ongoing dispute with the papacy over a desire for annulment is about to incite the Reformation, and his next step is to appoint a new archbishop in order to obtain his long-awaited marriage to Anne Boleyn. All crests that once...
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Jun.28.2008
   When Mary Cole, a butcher's daughter, caught the eye of Lord Berkeley, it was as flint to tinder. A libertine and a forsworn bachelor, he was taken aback that the Catholic-reared beauty refused to be his mistress. Within weeks he'd brought her family to bankruptcy. When, still, she eluded...
jacqueline-winspear's picture
Mar.05.2008
In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and worried about her business, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward...
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Feb.26.2008
London's social season is in full swing, and the Victorian aristocracy can't stop whispering about a certain gentleman who claims to be the direct descendant of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. But he's not the only topic of wagging tongues. Drawing rooms, boudoirs, and ballrooms are abuzz with the...
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Feb.25.2008
An irresistible reimagining of the Robin Hood legend, Maid Marian brings to life the rollicking--and romantic--world of the Middle Ages. An orphan and heiress to a large country estate, Marian Fitzwater is wed at the age of five to an equally young nobleman, Lord Hugh of Sencaster, a union that...