Based on a true story, this novel tells the story of a young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the most extraordinary year of the English plague, 1666.
- Author:BROOKS, GeraldineSummary:
- Author:Byrna BarclaySummary:
The third novel in the "Livelong Quartet," Winter of the White Wolf continues the history of two Swedish Families, the Lungdahls and the Bjornssons, in Livelong, Saskatchewan.
- Author:ARMITAGE, AileenSummary:
Kidnapped on the streets of London, taken unconscious by coach to the great estate of Willerby and there held captive by the handsome but bitter man who claimed to be her guardian, beautiful Linnet Grey was almost convinced she was the...
- Author:ALEXANDRA, BelindaSummary:
At fourteen Simone Fleurier is sent to live a hard, impoverished life with her Aunt in Marseilles. Her dream is that one day she will be a famous singer and dancer. She discovers the local music hall and soon becomes the bright light...
- Author:JONKER, JoanSummary:
It's 1941, Liverpool is taking a hammering from the German bombers. During the worst air raid, fate deals Mary the first of many blows where dreams are broken and life becomes a nightmare. But Mary still has best friend Eileen and...
- Author:JONKER, JoanSummary:
Post-war Liverpool saga following the fortunes of young working-class widow Dot Baker.
- Author:HEYER. GeorgetteSummary:
In all her twenty-five years, Venetia has never been out of her locale nor interested in her two admirers. Then, in one extraordinary encounter she is tempted to cast aside her good name and reputation.
- Author:CORNWELL, BernardSummary:
Thomas of Hookton, having survived the battle of Crecy, is sent by the king on a mission to discover more about his father's strange inheritance, which seems connected to the Holy Grail. This, Christendom's greatest relic,...
- Author:Jacobs, AnnaSummary:
'Twopenny rainbows' continues the story of the younger sisters of Keara Michaels, the heroine of 'A Pennyworth of Sunshine', following their fortunes from nineteenth-century Ireland to the brave new world of...
- Author:BLAIR, EmmaSummary:
The Devonshire village of Ford is full of excitement at the arrival of its new doctor, the dashing young Scotsman Jamie Murray. Maggs Fletcher frequents the local pub in the hope of a chance meeting with him, but it is her sister,...
- Author:TANNER, JanetSummary:
When Flora's beloved father is brutally murdered, his second cousin Louis Fletcher is quick to claim his inheritance and evict Flora from Tucker's Grave Inn. But Louis is a rich merchant and why does he want an old coaching-...
- Author:CRANE, TeresaSummary:
Annie Sancerre's French husband was killed in the First World War, before their son Davie was born. Her motherly instincts tell her that at 10 years of age, Davie would benefit from having a father. But is this enough reason to...
- Author:COURTENAY, BryceSummary:
Brutally kidnapped and separated at childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart Town. Together, they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood.
- Author:GALSWORTHY, JohnSummary:
Jon Forsyte meets Fleur, Soames' daughter, and they fall in love. They must then face the unbreachable rift that divides their families. Book three of the Forsyte Saga.
- Author:DUNN, CarolaSummary:
In late 1923, Daisy Dalrymple and Insp. Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, newly married, take an ocean voyage to America. But a series of accidents and deaths leads them to the conclusion that there's a murderer on board.
- Author:BRADBY, TomSummary:
Russia, 1917: St Petersburg, the capital of the glittering empire of the Tsars and a city on the brink of revolution. For Sandro Ruzsky, chief investigator of the city police, even this decaying world provides the opportunity for a new...
- Author:FULLERTON, AlexanderSummary:
The true story, in the form of a novel, of how under Major Alan Wilson, a small group of soldiers hold off thousands of African warriors, bringing to an end the Matabele War and the birth of Rhodesia.
- Author:LONG, William StuartSummary:
It is 1807 and Captain Bligh battles the corrupt N.S.W. Corps in lawless Sydney Town. In the midst of this turmoil, 16-year-old Abigail Tempest and her sister Lucy arrive on the Indiaman "Mysore" from England. Sequel to "...
- Author:SMITH, WilburSummary:
Story of the search for the ancient African city of Oper, lost for over 2,000 years.
- Author:GASKIN, CatherineSummary:
Impoverished in Wicklow, Charlotte finds herself dispossessed and moved to Spain. There she becomes by marriage "Dona Carlota", a protege of the "Spanish woman" and an influential person in her own right. She does...