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lisa-appignanesi's picture
Oct.25.2013
Paris 1899. The city is a glittering hub of fin-desiecle activity. Theatres and galleries are vibrant with artistic energy. The new metro is under construction, and so is the site for the centennial Universal Exhibition. But there is also violent political upheaval. The Dreyfus Affair has...
douglas-r-keister's picture
Oct.15.2013
The intrigue of death in the City of Love Paris, city of lights, city of love, city of magic, city of art, city of death. Around twelve million people call the Paris metropolitan area home, and millions more call it their permanent home, including upwards of seven million in the catacombs in...
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...
jess-wells's picture
Jun.10.2013
Amid the turbulent weather of Europe’s Little Ice Age, A Slender Tether offers three compelling tales of self-discovery, woven into a rich tapestry of 14th century France.  Christine de Pizan, daughter of a disgraced court physician and astrologer, grapples with her ambition to be the first...
david-d-downie's picture
May.26.2013
Part adventure story, part cultural history the author of Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light explores the phenomenon of pilgrimage along the age-old Way of Saint James in France Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk...
jo-maeder's picture
Apr.29.2013
"A fun, rollicking tale with an enchanted setting, the kind of book you want to share with your dearest friends. Do yourself a favor and don't miss this one!" - Cassandra King.  Alyce flew 4,000 miles to learn French, sophistication, and inspire jealousy in her ex-boyfriend....
marilyn-yalom's picture
Oct.17.2012
How the French love love!  It occupies an honored place in their sense of identity, on a par with fashion, food, wine, and the rights of man.  For hundreds of years, the French have championed themselves as guides to the art of love.  Marilyn Yalom distills her readings of...
jennifer-niven's picture
Sep.04.2012
Summer 1944. Paris. A secret mission. A dangerous passion. A spellbinding story you will never forget. After delivering a B-17 Flying Fortress to Britain, an American volunteers to copilot a plane carrying special agents to their drop spot over Normandy. Her personal mission: to find her...
sherry-jones's picture
Feb.17.2012
From the award-winning author of the controversial international bestseller The Jewel of Medina, a historical novel that chronicles the lives of four sisters, all daughters of Beatrice of Provence—all of whom became queens in medieval Europe.  When Beatrice of Savoy, countess of Provence...
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Feb.17.2012
A woman's power lies in her beauty. For years, Blanche de Castille, the White Queen of France, has lived by this maxim—passed on by her grandmother, Eléonore d'Aquitaine, as she took the girl to marry King Louis VIII. When her husband dies unexpectedly, however, Blanche finds that beauty is...