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Citadel (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (25 Oct, 2012)

Following on from the worldwide success of LABYRINTH and SEPULCHRE comes the final part of the Languedoc trilogy.

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The Thread (by Victoria Hislop)

Headline Review (24 May, 2012)

Thessaloniki, 1917 As Dimitri Komninos is born, fire devastates the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later Katerina Sarafoglou's house in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flys across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece. Soon her life will become entwined with Dimitri's, and the story of the city i ...

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Sepulchre (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (06 Mar, 2008)

1891. Seventeen-year-old Leonie Vernier and her brother abandon Paris for the sanctuary of their aunt's isolated country house near Carcassonne, the Domaine de la Cade. But in the nearby woods, Leonie stumbles across a ruined sepulchre - and a timeless mystery whose traces are written in blood. 2007. Meredith Martin arrives at the Domaine de la Cade as part of her research for a biography she's writing. But ...

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River of Destiny (by Barbara Erskine)

HarperCollins (05 Jul, 2012)

A historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of many bestselling novels that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural, plus three collections of short stories. Her books have appeared in at least twenty-six languages. Her first novel, Lady of Hay, has sold over two million copies worldwide. She lives with her family in an ancient manor house near Colchester and in a cottage ne ...

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Uncle Tom's Cabin (Wordsworth Classics) (by Harriet Beecher Stowe)

Wordsworth Editions Ltd (01 Dec, 1999)

A story of a slave, Uncle Tom, and the other slaves with whom he lives, and works. It tells the stories of these slaves and their “masters” and uses these stories as a means to portray the way they were treated, both good and bad.

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The Sealed Letter (by Emma Donoghue)

Picador (02 Feb, 2012)

‘The Sealed Letter is a page-turner with a jaw-dropping ending’ Stylist Helen Codrington is unhappily married. Emily ‘Fido’ Faithfull hasn’t seen her once-dear friend for years. Suddenly, after bumping into Helen on the streets of Victorian London, Fido finds herself reluctantly helping Helen to have an affair with a young army officer. The women’s friendship quickly unravels amid courtroom accu ...

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Gone with the Wind (by Margaret Mitchell)

Pan Books (20 Sep, 1991)

Set against the dramatic background of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell's magnificent historical epic is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a Nation mortally divided and people forever changed. Above all, it is the story of beautiful, ruthless Scarlett O'Hara and the dashing soldier of fortune, Rhett Butler.

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The Mesmerist (by Barbara Ewing)

Sphere (15 May, 2008)

A captivating, rich historical novel set in nineteenth-century Bloomsbury.

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The Thread (by Victoria Hislop)

Headline Review (27 Oct, 2011)

Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later, Katerina Sarafoglou's home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flees across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece. Soon her life will become entwined with Dimitri's, and with th ...

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Fever Season (Benjamin January) (by Barbara Hambly)

Bantam (30 Nov, -0001)

The summer of 1833 has been one of brazen heat and brutal pestilence, as the city is stalked by Bronze John—the popular name for the deadly yellow fever epidemic that tests the healing skills of doctor and voodoo alike. Even as Benjamin January tends the dying at Charity Hospital during the steaming nights, he continues his work as a music teacher during the day. When he is asked to pass a message from ...

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The Fraud (by Barbara Ewing)

Sphere (06 Aug, 2009)

A captivating, rich historical novel set in eighteenth-century London

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Daughters of the Grail (by Elizabeth Chadwick)

Sphere (07 Dec, 2006)

Thirteenth century France. Bridget has grown up mastering the mystical gifts of her ancestor, Mary Magdalene, whose unbroken female lineage has kept a legacy of wisdom alive for a thousand years. But the all-powerful Catholic Church has sworn to destroy Bridget for using her healing talents and supernatural abilities. Bridget's duty to continue the bloodline leads her into the arms of Raoul de Montvallant - ...

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