Tag: Historical

My Name Is Resolute

Nancy Turner burst onto the literary scene with her hugely popular novels These Is My Words, Sarah’s Quilt, and The Star Garden. Now,¬†Turner has written the novel she was born to write, this exciting and heartfelt story of a woman struggling to find herself during the tumultuous years¬†preceding the American Revolution. The year is 1729, and Resolute Talbot and her siblings are captured by pi... »

Gladiatrix

The Ancient Roman public’s hunger for gladiatorial combat has never been greater. The Emperor Domitian’s passion for novelty and variety in the arena has given rise to a very different kind of warrior: the Gladiatrix. Sole survivor of a shipwreck off the coast of Asia Minor, Lysandra finds herself the property of Lucius Balbus, owner of the foremost Ludus for female gladiators in the E... »

Tomboy

Some kids’ heads are in the clouds. Harriet Little’s head is in outer space. In 1950s America, everyone is expected to come out of a cookie-cutter mold. But Harriet prefers the people who don’t, like her communist-sympathizer father and her best friend Jackie, a tomboy who bucks the school dress code of skirts and blouses in favor of T-shirts and blue jeans. Harriet realizes she&... »

How to Tempt an Earl

London society is cruel for a young woman whose father is an avid gambler. Miss Grace Ashton is not one to stand idly by while her family becomes destitute. Donning a mask, she slips into the night and attends the infamous Raven Club to confront the proprietor. But nothing prepares her for the sinfully attractive and wealthy Ian Swift.Ian is intrigued when Grace walks into his gambling club but re... »

Paris: The Novel

From the grand master of the historical novel comes a dazzling, epic portrait of the City of Light Internationally bestselling author Edward Rutherfurd has enchanted millions of readers with his sweeping, multigenerational dramas that illuminate the great achievements and travails throughout history. In this breathtaking saga of love, war, art, and intrigue, Rutherfurd has set his sights on the mo... »

A Duke for the Road

A Duke for the Road: A Duke’s Secret, Book 1 »

Sophie and the Rising Sun

An unforgettable story of an extraordinary love and a town’s prejudice during World War II. Sophie and the Rising Sun “suggests the small but heartwarming triumphs made possible by human dignity and courage.” -Publisher’s Weekly. In sleepy Salty Creek, Georgia, strangers are rare. When a quiet, unassuming stranger arrives-a Japanese man with a secret history of his own-he b... »

A Triple Knot

The critically acclaimed author of The King’s Mistress brings another fascinating woman from history to life in an enthralling story of political intrigue, personal tragedy, and illicit love. Joan of Kent, renowned beauty and cousin to King Edward III, is destined for a politically strategic marriage. As the king begins a long dynastic struggle to claim the crown of France, plunging England ... »

The Queen’s Companion

A fanatical religious group is trying to assist the Church in ridding itself of heretics. They terrorize the small kingdom of Montalcino. Catherine, its queen, is returning from Rome where she sought the pope’s help. She and her soldiers discover a woman being tortured. They rescue Lady Isabella. During her convalescence the women fall in love. The sexual tension creates spiritual struggle f... »

Burning Jealousy

Ella never dreamed she would fall in love with a royal duke… »