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 Historical

'The Red Daughter is an intimate, intricate look at the collision of geopolitics with a private life: surprising and engaging from beginning to end' - Jennifer Egan
'John Burnham Schwartz has drawn such a fine and generous portrait of Stalin's daughter - a difficult, complica... read more

The Red Daughter

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

A gripping, globe-spanning historical epic from the author of Infamy
In 1806 Napoleon Bonaparte conquered Prussia. Beginning on the very day he leads his triumphant Grande Armee into Berlin through the Brandenburg Gate, Fortune traces the fates of a handful of souls whose... read more

Fortune

"From the internationally bestselling author of Into the Wildernesscomes a magnificent epic about two pioneering women doctors in 19th-century New York. The year is 1883, and in New York City it's a time of dizzying splendor, crushing poverty, and tremendous change. With the grav... read more

The Gilded Hour (#1 The Gilded Hour)

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 Historical

SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES Yossarian, a Bombardier in the US Air Force, is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. His real problem is not the enemy - it is his own army which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must ... read more

Catch-22 (TV Tie-In)

Category:

 Historical

Series:Clash of Empires Ser.

CAN GREECE RESIST THE MIGHT OF ROME?Get ready for the climax of the Roman invasion of Greece in Sunday Times bestseller Ben Kane's latest historical adventure.ONE FINAL CLASHReeling from his defeat at the hands of the Macedonians, Rome's furious General Fla... read more

The Falling Sword - Clash of Empires Book 2

Category:

 Historical

Series:Six Tudor Queens Ser.

'This six-book series looks likely to become a landmark in historical fiction' The Times Alison Weir, historian and author of the Sunday Times bestsellers KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN, ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION and JANE SEYMOUR:THE H... read more

Six Tudor Queens: Anna of Kleve, Queen of Secrets (Six Tudor Queens #4 )

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 Historical

In this masterful debut novel, Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad delivers a sweeping, brilliantly crafted portrait of a young man's coming-of-age alongside the embattled development of a nation.   Midhat Kamal is the son of a wealthy textile merchant from Nablus, a town in ... read more

The Parisian

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 Historical

'Our book of the year -and maybe of Ondaatje's career' Daily Telegraph Books of the Year
In a narrative as mysterious as memory itself - at once both shadowed and luminous - Warlight is a vivid, thrilling novel of violence and love, intrigue and desire.
It is 1945, and ... read more

Warlight

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

Highway robber. Convict. Runaway. Mother. She will do anything for freedom, but at what cost?
Jenny Trelawney is no ordinary thief. Forced by poverty to live in the forest, she becomes a successful highwaywoman - until her luck runs out. ? Transported to Britain's furthest colony, Jen... read more

Fled

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 Historical

They say I must be put to death for what happened to Madame, and they want me to confess. But how can I confess what I don't believe I've done?1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Frannie Langton, maid... read more

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

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 Historical

By the bestselling author of Dark Matter and Thin Air, an outstanding new piece of story-telling, a tale of mystery and imagination laced with terror. It is a masterwork in the modern gothic tradition that ranges from Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker to Neil Gaiman and Sarah Perry. "Somet... read more

Wakenhyrst

Category:

 Historical

Cambridge University in 1937 is awash with ideas and idealists - to unworldly Joan it is dazzling. After a chance meeting with Russian-born Sonya and Leo, Joan is swept up in the glamour and energy of the duo, and finds herself growing closer and closer to them both. But allegiance is a sl... read more

Red Joan