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Book: Who Is He? (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Regency Romantic Comedy, sensual, intended for 17+ readers. London, 1806: "I have a cabin booked on the 'Cambray' bound for the Southern Seas," he announces mere hours before they are to be joined as one in the sight of God and Mama and Papa and her very best friend Deborah. Hester had fallen in love with him at first sight, before she knew his true character. Now his ridiculous prank has forced [...]
 
Book: Trusting Desire (Gilded Passions Book 1) by Alice Langdon
Naive, destitute and alone, Ellie Baker's world crumbles when she's kidnapped and forced into a brothel to repay her father's mistakes. Betrayed to the core, Ellie vows to never trust another man even Gabriel Peterson, her favorite childhood friend. Gabriel can't get past his mother's brutal murder. Drinking, gambling and whoring help him forget, yet his guilt-ridden habits have made him a social [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: The Yuletide Angel by Sandra Ardoin
It's the 1890s in Meadowmead and someone is venturing out at night to leave packages at the homes of the needy. Dubbed "The Yuletide Angel," no one knows the identity of this mysterious benefactor. No one, except Hugh Barnes, a confirmed bachelor who finds himself drawn to the outwardly shy but inwardly bold Violet Madison, a young woman who risks her safety to help others. When Violet confesses [...]
 
Book: I Stood With Wellington by James Mace
"Up Guards and at them!" In February, 1815, after nine months in exile, Napoleon Bonaparte, the deposed Emperor of the French, escaped from the Isle of Elba. Seizing the initiative while the European powers bicker amongst themselves at the Congress of Vienna, Napoleon advances towards Belgium with an enormous army. The French Emperor knows that if he can achieve a decisive victory and capture [...]
 
Book: Brief Lives by Richard French
An entertainer gets into serious trouble & strives to recover. Decades later, actors stage a play about him. Bosworth Hooper is a fictional entertainer - a stage magician, stand-up comic, songwriter - who lived in the mid-19th century and got into serious trouble after ambition led him to stray from his vocation. "Brief Lives" answers the question, "Can Hooper hold together the family he loves [...]
 
Book: Dead of Winter by Brian Moreland
A predator stalks the frozen woods. At a fort deep in the Ontario wilderness in 1878, a ghastly predator is attacking colonists and spreading a gruesome plague his victims turn into ravenous cannibals with an unending hunger for human flesh. Inspector Tom Hatcher has faced a madman before, when he tracked down Montreal's infamous Cannery Cannibal. But can even he stop the slaughter this time? In [...]
 
Book: Guilty of Honour by Tony Mead
Young Ben Stone is fleeing for his life over the bleak Yorkshire Moors. From being a child, he has been besotted by the local landowner's daughter Ruth, but after her wicked brother is accidentally killed, Ben fears that he will be blamed. Ruth convinces him he should run; otherwise, her father who is also the local magistrate will probably have him hanged for murder. Trying to keep out of the [...]
 
Book: Daisy Grey - An unforgettable story set in 19th Century Oxfordshire by Lilly Adam
Set in the nineteenth century, ten-year-old Daisy Grey is delighted to be moving to Oxfordshire with her parents to start a new life. Daisy's father has at last found the perfect new home, in Lavender Farm, to rent, wanting nothing more than to farm the land and provide a decent life for his family, after living in a run-down cottage for years and struggling to earn a living as an odd job man. [...]
 
Book: Echoes in the Mist by Karen Batshaw
On a fateful, night, an infinite echo from another time whispers to two strangers. Julia, an American arriving in Piraeus, is thrilled to fulfill her lifelong dream of excavating on the Acropolis though her enthusiasm is tempered by the loss of her father, a noted authority on classical Greek pottery, during the voyage. Meanwhile, on the dock, Stephano is informed by a man in the shadows that the [...]
 
Book: The Misadventures of Cardinal Fratelli by Rachel Gohlman
Set in the 19th century, in picturesque Italy, this comic writing follows the daily life and blunders of one Cardinal Angelo Fratelli. He is devout, young, handsome and experiences many trials partly because of his excitability and because of his snobby Aunt Francine. Suddenly, Michele, a dear, childhood friend, comes around and doesn't get the hint he is unavailable. Fratelli must hatch a plan [...]
 
Book: The Artist by Juliette Banks
Lizzie is a pretty, but quite simple village girl when circumstances lead her to the artist, Theo. She made a bad marriage to Lionel, a man who mistreated her, and who then threw her out when she refused to sell her body on the streets for him. Now she is trying to make her way alone. Theo is the rebellious son of a Viscount, who left his privileged background to pursue his chosen career as an [...]
 
Book: Healing Love (Cottonwood) by Sophie Dawson
Doc spent the night in the livery with a strange woman. Not the best rumor to start the morning's gossip. All Lydia Walcott wanted was a warm shelter after a cold escape from an impending arranged marriage, a broken arm and a wounded spirit. When she curled up in an empty livery stall, she dreamed of seeking a new life with a job, a place to live, friends, and a future. She thought she was alone. [...]
 
Book: Guns and Guano - Epiphany Club Book 1 (Epiphany Club Series) by Andrew Knighton
Dirk Dynamo is enjoying a life of learning with the gentlemen adventurers of the Epiphany Club. Joining an expedition to find the Great Library of Alexandria, Dirk finds himself on the island of Hakon, where colonial life is not what it seems. With monsters in the jungle, conspiracies in the mansion and ninjas dogging his trail, can Dirk and his friends find the first clue to the Library before [...]
 
Book: Drums (Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Drums: Historical Saga. Sensual, intended for 17-plus readers: "absolutely enchanting", "amazing book" 1825, Polynesia. Amelia Yorke is a destitute teacher with a petunia in a flower pot outside her dingy cottage in Sydneytown. Guy Richmond is a botanist seeking orchids in the rainforest and heir to vast lands in New South Wales.Tragedy has touched both of them. Amelia and Guy are from different [...]
 
Book: The Freedman and the Pharaoh's Staff by Lane Heymont
In 1871, the United States government has nearly eradicated the Ku Klux Klan, who they fear will inspire Southern whites to make certain the South will rise again. The Klan's remaining forces have retreated to Louisiana in hopes of escaping the "Northern" government. Jeb, a former slave, rescues his brother-in-law Crispus from the Ku Klux Klan, only to be drawn into a world of Creole Voodoo, [...]
 
Book: Justice Owed by Dave P. Fisher
When Ryan and Tessa Monroe perish in their home's blazing inferno their three sons, long estranged from each other, return to Tucson for the funeral. Differences continue to divide them until two spent bullets, revealed in the hand of the undertaker, brings them to the shocking realization that their parents were murdered and the fire set to cover it. While the brothers search for who would [...]
 
Book: Gold - A tale of the California gold rush by Steve Bartholomew
Sometimes you bring your own gold when you travel to the gold rush. Marcus Gale wanted only to get out of New York. Now he's bound to California and the Land of Gold. He means to get there even if it means shoveling coal all the way. He's taken a job as stoker on a steamship, without knowing what a stoker does. He finds himself caught up in a conspiracy to take over the ship, robbery, mayhem, and [...]
 
Book: The House on Tenafly Road (Prequel to The Tenafly Road Series) by Adrienne Morris
Heartbreaking and inspiring Civil War saga (Historical Novel Society Editor's Choice). When morphine-addicted veteran John Weldon falls in love with his best friend's sister on the eve of Reconstruction and the Indian Wars, life gets complicated. How will Weldon hide his addiction from the family he resents and admires, keep his standing in the army and find the strength to endure life's [...]
 
Book: VENDETTA IN ARCADIA - A STORY OF SHATTERED LIVES, MIRACLES AND DESTINY (THE BRAIDS OF KAMINARI Book 1) by John Panopoulos
VENDETTA IN ARCADIA Tells of a blood feud that would not stop, how a single spontaneous act of violence brought an abrupt end to a profound love story and of the physical, emotional and spiritual consequences that reverberated throughout the hills and valleys of glorious Arcadia. Based on the true story of Kostas and Vasilis, two young men from warring clans, it tells of Broken Bodies and Broken [...]
 
Book: Love & Redemption (The Florida Irish) by Suzanne D Williams
She'd said the vows - to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, 'til death do them part. She'd said them, though, with a gun at her back and a stranger's hand in hers. By admitting she loved him, the words took on meaning and held requirements. It meant she'd stay by his side always and maybe never see her family again. Michael O'Fallen simply wants to survive. A poor Irish boy living in [...]
 
Book: Ours, Yours and Mines - A family saga set in the miners' rows of Ayrshire Scotland in the mid-1800s to early 1900s by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
An historical novel based on real people and places in the period 1861 to 1913, set amidst the poverty and overcrowding in the miners' rows of Ayrshire Scotland. The author has put words into the mouths of her ancestors to create a picture of life for large mining families and how they battled sickness and disease, and barely eked out a living. The story begins with Thomas and Margaret McMurdo [...]
 
Book: Bittersweet by p.d.r. lindsay
Bryce Ackerman returns home from a business trip to Vienna expecting to marry his beloved Aimee. But she is pregnant. This is 1872 and Bryce is a Victorian gentleman who doesn't believe in sex before marriage. Aimee is distraught. So-called officers and gentlemen, on leave, visitors to her home, have been making a game of rape. They have been running a competition to see which regiment's junior [...]
 
Book: The Dew That Goes Early Away - A Buck Crenshaw Novel (The Tenafly Road Series Book 2) by Adrienne Morris
The Gilded Age saga of the tumultuous Crenshaw and Weldon families continues! Unwed and pregnant, Thankful Crenshaw comes home and makes a tragic and life-changing decision. She misses the close relationship she once had with her newly religious brother, Buck, who spends his days in the Arizona desert converting drunks and Indians. One drunk, William Weldon, is Buck's special case and Thankful's [...]
 
Book: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
ON OPRAH'S "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother Mary [...]
 
Book: First Century Close-ups by Roger Penney
This uniquely insightful collection of stories is based on incidents or characters described in the Gospel narratives of the New Testament. They provide the reader with a clearer awareness of what was happening and a deeper understanding of the people involved. In particular they help the reader to see Jesus with greater vividness than ever before. Extremely well researched, they contain a wealth [...]
 
Book: The Game Changers - How To Date Men In The 21st Century by Dahmenah M. and Charyn Gant
This book gives you 12 GAME CHANGERS that gives you tips on How to Date Men and helps you improve your self-esteem, dating life, femininity and how not to let men hurt your feelings. Also, how the small things you do while dating makes all the difference if you're looking for love. You may think you know How to Date Men but if you haven't dated for awhile it's time to try something new. "This [...]
 
Book: Cultural Primitivism in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats by Walt Lamberg
Many readers of poetry who enjoy the work of William Butler Yeats know him primarily for his great poems written during the 20th Century, such poems as "No Second Troy," "The Mask," "On Being Asked for a War Poem," "The Second Coming," and "Leda and the Swan." This book focuses on his early poetry written during the 1880s and 1890s. One key idea is that readers of his later poems can enhance [...]
 
Book: Surfer of the Century - The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Who was named the Surfer of the Century? Read about Duke Kahanamoku's determination, courage in adversity, and good sportmanship as he struggles to become the fastest swimmer in the world and also teach the world how to ride big waves. --- This strikingly illustrated picture-book biography celebrates Duke Kahanamoku, who broke records as an Olympic swimmer and introduced surfing around the globe. [...]
 
Book: Susan B. Anthony And Justice For All - Suffrage Centennial Edition by Jeanne Gehret
SUSAN B. ANTHONY - And Justice For All - Suffrage Centennial Edition Biography of Susan B. Anthony that carefully follows primary sources (Ida Harper, Alma Lutz), and is updated to include the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in New York State (2017) and the U.S. (2020). Celebrate the reformer whose drive and passion for equality made such a difference in the lives of women and [...]
 
Book: The Samurai's Lady by Gaynor W Baker
Lady Katharine Davenport She only wants to escape an unwanted marriage. Now she finds herself in a country hostile to her and her beliefs. Will she be able to return home or will circumstances tie her to the Japans? Lord Isamu Fujito All he wants is to heal the sick, not rule a domain. Now he finds himself in charge of a Barbarian woman. Will he be able to send her home and will his heart be able [...]
 
Book: A Ghostly Assignment - . . . and its lasting heritage by Rosalind Minett
This is a long short story about Sara and Jake, two journalist students on their first assignment. They are cynical about finding the ghost a local village is gossiping about, but they have to investigate fully in order to deliver a good project to the university. They soon become involved in a weird experience, taking one of them back into the 17th century. Shaken, they swap notes about what has [...]
 
Book: The Pilhannaw by Richard French
Late in his life, a 17th century governor works to free his colony from a blast of witchcraft hysteria Mid-17th century North America. Simon Willoughby, who has been governor of Sagadac for most of its 19-year existence, takes on the greatest challenge of his life when he decides to thwart a wave of witchcraft hysteria that washes through the colony. He faces a powerful opponent.. Hugh Ridley, [...]
 
Book: Assata Shakur - A 20th Century Escaped Slave by Barbara Casey
In May 1973, Assata Olugbala Shakur was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in which she was accused of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster and assaulting Trooper James Harper. This resulted in her indictment of first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal [...]
 


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