Tag: Cultural Heritage

The Snow Gypsy

From the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women-one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it. At the close of World War II, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn’t at peace. Eight years ago, her brother disappeared while fighting alongside Gypsy partisans in Spain. From his letters, Rose has just two clues to his... »

The Accidental Wife

Set against the tense background of Northern Ireland’s Troubles, The Accidental Wife follows the twists and turns of the McCann family over seven decades.
How many generations will these secrets destroy? Marion Smith has a secret. So does Colette McCann. Why did Matthew Jordan slip his passport into his pocket before he kissed his wife goodbye and drove to work? In a land riddled with suspic... »

We Were the Lucky Ones

An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who are separated at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive-and to reunite   It is the spring of 1939 and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding ro... »

In the Shadow of the Cypress

Thomas Steinbeck has been praised by “Publishers Weekly “for his stylistic brilliance and “accomplished voice.” Now, his enthralling novel “In the Shadow of the Cypress “blends history and suspense with literary mastery and brings vivid realism to California’s rich heritage. In 1906, the Chinese in California lived in the shadows. Their alien customs, trad... »

Flower Children (The American Chronicles Decade #9)

The 1960’s have gone down in history as a decade of social and political upheavals, when Americans grappled with the moral dilemmas and social divisions caused by the Vietnam war, the struggle for civil rights, and the radicalism of the nation’s youth. In the ninth volume of Robert Vaughan’s stunning AMERICAN CHRONICLES, a panoramic picture of the American experience unfolds from... »

Hard Times (The American Chronicles Decade #4)

The stock Market crash of 1929 abruptly thrusts the nation into chaos, as unemployed people grow more desperate for a livelihood. As nearly ever sector of the economy collapses and dust storms rage in the West, only the most determined can make it.  While desperation and despair wrack the nation, Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal continues to inspire hope in some but arouses cynicism in others. ... »

The Lost Generation (The American Chronicles Decade #3)

In this, the third, explosive volume of Robert Vaughans American Chronicles, prohibition and gangland wars define the era.  The 1920s were perhaps the most exciting and glamorous decade of the century, as America leaves behind the strife and deprivations of war, and the Jazz Age brings the young, dissolute and decadent into the smoky interiors of basement speakeasies.  Idealistic young journalist ... »

Dawn Of The Century (The American Chronicles Decade #1)

“The American Chronicles…[are] not only historical fiction, but also romance, thriller, travelogue, and fantasy.” ~ Entertainment Weekly** In Volume One of The American Chronicles, Robert Vaughan panoramically evokes America at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, poised on the brink of greatness and fraught with the tumult of rapid change.  In a time of robber-baron industria... »

The Storyteller’s Secret

An Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestseller. From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream. Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she ... »

The Queen’s Pleasure

Accused of conspiring with rebels to steal the throne, Princess Elizabeth is relegated to the Tower of London by her half-sister, Queen Mary. There she finds solace in the arms of a fellow prisoner–her childhood friend, Robert Dudley. Certain their days are numbered, their bond deepens. But they are spared the axe and Elizabeth soon wins the crown, while Robert returns to his wife and the un... »

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