The Indigo Girl

The Indigo GirlAn incredible story of dangerous and hidden friendships, ambition, betrayal, and sacrifice n nThe year is 1739 Eliza Lucas is sixteen years old when her father leaves her in charge of their family s three plantations in rural South Carolina and then proceeds to bleed the estates dry in pursuit of hi

America's First Daughter

America's First DaughterIn a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson s eldest daughter, Martha Patsy Jefferson Randolph a woman who kept the secrets of our most

The Hamilton Affair

The Hamilton AffairSet against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of iconic characters such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the Marquis de Lafayette, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from tr

The Foundling

The FoundlingLondon, 1754 n nSix years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London s Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known Dreading the worst that Clara has died in care the last thing she expects to hear is that her daughter has already been reclaimed

Bone China

Bone ChinaConsumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft s family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken But Dr Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment convinced that sea air will prove to be the cure his wife and children needed, he arranges to house a group of prisoners suffering from the

The Ghost Tree

The Ghost TreeBefore you follow the path into your family s history, beware of the secrets you may find n nThe new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author n nRuth has returned to Edinburgh after many years of exile, left rootless by the end of her marriage, career and now the death of her father, from whom s

Blackberry & Wild Rose

Blackberry & Wild RoseWHEN Esther Thorel, the wife of a Huguenot silk weaver, rescues Sara Kemp from a brothel she thinks she is doing God s will Sara is not convinced being a maid is better than being a whore, but the chance to escape her grasping madam is too good to refuse n nInside the Thorels tall house in Spita

Bellewether

BellewetherSome houses seem to want to hold their secrets n nIt s 1759 and the world is at war, pulling the North American colonies of Britain and France into the conflict The times are complicated, as are the loyalties of many New York merchants who have secretly been trading with the French for years, defyin

Candide

CandideCandide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in the best of all possible worlds On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the p

Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's TravelsFor the last 250 years people everywhere have enjoyed reading about Lemuel Gulliver s travels in the strange countries of Lilliput and Brobdingnag The people of these countries, with all their curiously human failings, come to life in Martin Aitchison s vivid illustrations Here is a story to make

Robinson Crusoe

Robinson CrusoeDaniel Defoe relates the tale of an English sailor marooned on a desert island for nearly three decades An ordinary man struggling to survive in extraordinary circumstances, Robinson Crusoe wrestles with fate and the nature of God This edition features maps.

The Castle of Otranto

The Castle of OtrantoFirst published pseudonymously in 1764, The Castle of Otranto purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades In it Walpole attempted, as he declared in the Preface to the Second Edition, to blend the two kinds of romance the ancient and the modern Crammed with inv

Outlander (Outlander, #1)

Outlander (Outlander, #1)The year is 1945 Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles Suddenly she is a Sassenach an outlander in a Scotland torn by wa