Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

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WARRIOR OF ROME: King of Kings
HARRY SIDEBOTTOM    Book Number: 83063
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AD 256, the Roman Empire is threatened from within. With the cult of Christianity spreading like wildfire, dangerous and powerful men vie for influence. Ballista, battle-bloodied general and surv...
WARRIOR OF ROME: The Wolves of the North
HARRY SIDEBOTTOM    Book Number: 83067
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AD 263 and the Empire is threatened. In the north, the savage barbarian tribes of the Steppes grow bold. Ballista, Warrior of Rome, is sent on an impossible mission - to turn the barbarians again...
TAI-PAN
JAMES CLAVELL    Book Number: 83456
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A companion to Shogun code 83455, this international bestseller is set in the turbulent days of the founding of Hong Kong in the 1840s. It is the story of Dirk Struan, the ruler, the tai-pan of th...
GAP OF TIME
JEANETTE WINTERSON    Book Number: 84207
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William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' is retold as 'The Gap of Time' in this delicate, visionary cover version of the great play. One of Shakespeare's late plays, it tells the story of a king ...
GEORGIA: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe
DAWN TRIPP    Book Number: 84209
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The American icon is brought fully to life in a novel of the very nature of love, longing, femininity and art. The artist Georgia O'Keeffe had a love affair with photographer Alfred Stieglitz. He...
MEASURE OF LIGHT
BETH POWNING    Book Number: 84431
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A spellbinding work of biographical fiction, the work of Hilary Mantel comes to mind. It is the brilliant evocation of 17th century England and America and one woman's story of her search for fait...
OTHER HOFFMANN SISTER
BEN FERGUSSON    Book Number: 84751
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The multi-award winning novelist of 'The Spring of Kasper Meier' focusses his second book on German Southwest Africa (1884-1915) which shared its borders with present-day Namibia and Botswana. Ing...
FOUR SWANS
WINSTON GRAHAM    Book Number: 84863
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The sixth Poldark novel set in Cornwall, 1795-97. Although Ross Poldark, now something of a war hero, seems secure in his hard-won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation wit...
TOURNAMENT OF BLOOD
MICHAEL JECKS    Book Number: 84955
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Lord Hugh de Courtenay's plan to host a tournament at his castle at Oakhampton gives the money-lenders an opportunity they cannot miss. A defeated knight unable to pay the ransom to his captor mus...
ENCHANTMENTS
KATHRYN HARRISON    Book Number: 85099
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With razor-sharp dialogue and complex characters, this is 'a stupendous work of historical imagination' according to Peter Carey. It is an atmospheric account of the last days of the Romanovs. Th...
RED TENT
ANITA DIAMANT    Book Number: 84927
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Loosely based on stories found in the Bible, here is a brilliant fictionalised work which became a film and a New York Times bestseller and here in 20th anniversary edition which Bibliophile has im...
SILENCE
SHUSAKU ENDO    Book Number: 84928
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Shusaku Endo has been called the Japanese Graham Greene. His books are problematic and controversial, his writing deeply psychological and he depicts the anguish of faith and the mercy of god. He...
LEGION
SIMON SCARROW    Book Number: 85361
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Cato, one of the youngest Prefects of the Roman Army, and Centurion Macro have a tough posting, to track down and destroy a gang of former gladiators who have turned to piracy. Those blood-thirsty...
PRAETORIAN
SIMON SCARROW    Book Number: 85391
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Legionaries Cato and Macro have forged a bond that has survived war, rebellion and torture, yet nothing has prepared them for a dauting mission to the deadliest battlefield of all, the bloody stree...
DRUMS OF WAR
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85479
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Dashing soldier of fortune captain Daniel Rawson returns in an explosive new adventure. France 1705 and Rawson is always ready for adventure, so when the Duke of Marlborough proposes a dangerous u...
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85518
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'An enthralling and accomplished historical adventure' - Good Book Guide. It is 1704 and Europe is at war. With Lord Churchill's words ringing in his ears 'Take this sword as you own and wear it ...
BELOVED OF ISIS
CHRISTIAN JACQ    Book Number: 85984
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Talented composer Wolgang Amadeus Mozart is struggling to make ends meet and to make matters worse, his enemies in the government and among musicians are relentless in their attacks. But Mozart is...
GREAT MAGICIAN
CHRISTIAN JACQ    Book Number: 86009
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Thamos, Count of Thebes, is one of the last members of a spiritual brotherhood, keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs. Now he has been entrusted with a vital mission and must leave Egypt for t...
LUCA ANTARA
MARTIN EDMOND    Book Number: 86016
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By turns memoir, travelogue, history and detective story, the book parallels the life of the author, an emigré to Sydney and that of an historical figure, Antonio da Nova, the servant of a 17th cen...
MILL FOR GRINDING OLD PEOPLE YOUNG
GLENN PATTERSON    Book Number: 86018
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"Two hours later a small flotilla of rowboats began to land the crew at the head of the dock. In fact, there were as many Portuguese as Chinese among the sailors..." On Christmas Day in 1897, 85 y...
IBERIAN FLAME
JULIAN STOCKWIN    Book Number: 85960
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It is 1808 and with the Iberian Peninsula in turmoil, Napoleon Bonaparte signs a treaty to dismember Portugal and put his brother Joseph on the throne of Spain. These actions immediately lead to a...
INDIA BLACK AND THE WIDOW OF WINDSOR
CAROL K. CARR    Book Number: 85737
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Whether running a brothel or running from danger as a spy for Her Majesty, India Black knows how to use the tricks of her trade. This time she's off to Scotland to ensure that the Queen doesn't en...
QUEEN OF THE NORTH
ANNE O'BRIEN    Book Number: 86104
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Descendants of King Edward III and the Mortimer family's claim to the English throne and the Percy and Mortimer family trees begin this magnificent quest for one woman to turn history on its head. ...
CARDINAL'S COURT
CORA HARRISON    Book Number: 86734
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Hampton Court 1522 and lawyer Hugh Mac Egan has arrived from Ireland to draw up the marriage contract between James Butler, son of his employer the Earl of Ormond, and Anne Boleyn. It is a dynasti...
WITCH AND HER SOUL
CHRISTINE MIDDLETON    Book Number: 86798
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Jane Southworth, bastard daughter of Sir Richard Shireburn, great knight of the realm. Outspoken wife of nobleman John Southworth of Samlesbury Hall. Friend of Alice Nutter, farmer, humanitarian ...
INDIA BLACK AND THE GENTLEMAN THIEF
CAROL K. CARR    Book Number: 85735
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India Black's double life operating a high-class brothel and running high-stakes espionage for Her Majesty's government can take its toll, but there's no rest for the weary, particularly when an in...
LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER: Complete and Unexpurgated
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 86582
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The full and unexpurgated text of the novel together with Archibald MacLeish's famous letter on the plan to publish the book, Mark Schorer's comprehensive and informative introduction and extracts ...
QUEEN'S LOVER
FRANCINE DU PLESSIX GRAY    Book Number: 86591
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It is Paris, 1744, and Count Axel von Fersen is at a masquerade ball when he meets the young and mesmerizingly beautiful Marie Antoinette. Their electric love affair launches a relationship that w...
UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE
HOWARD LINSKEY    Book Number: 86875
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A soldier and a spy, an officer but not quite a gentleman. Captain Harry Walsh is an SOE secret weapon. Loathed by his own commanding officer, haunted by the death of his closest friend, and trap...
INDIA BLACK AND THE SHADOWS OF ANARCHY
CAROL K. CARR    Book Number: 85736
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A 'Madam of Espionage Mystery'. India Black has all the attributes of a high-class madam needed to run a successful brothel - wit, beauty and the ability to lie with a smile. Luckily for Her Maje...
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