|Love and Ruin||Paula McLain||
LOVE AND RUIN is another masterpiece of compelling historical fiction from Paula McLain. This novel covers the turbulent love...
|Circling The Sun||Paula McLain||
CIRCLING THE SUN is the fictive account of famed aviator Beryl Markham caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, who wrote Out of Africa using the name Isak Dinesen.
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|The Abolitionist's Daughter||Diane C. McPhail||
THE ABOLITIONIST'S DAUGHTER tells the story of a young woman who pleads with her father, a judge and abolitionist, to save the life of a young slave about to be auctioned away from his family. Little does she know that this decision will set off a series of tragic and painful events that will change her and her family'...
|The Ventriloquists||E.R. Ramzipoor||
THE VENTRILOQUISTS finds a young girl, Helene, masquerading as a boy and selling newspapers to survive on the streets of 1943 Brussels. When the Nazis pressure her friend, a publisher of dissident underground newspapers, to betray his cause or die, they and their peers decide to pretend to cave to the German demands,...
|The Chilbury Ladies' Choir||Jennifer Ryan||
THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR is a wonderful look at the indomitable spirit of the women of a small English town at the beginning of World War Two. After defying the Vicar's closing of the choir, these brave gals face serious questions concerning a Jewish refugee, and other matters of life and death.
|Free Men||Katy Simpson Smith||
FREE MEN takes place in the territory that is now Alabama, during the 1780s when three men - an escaped slave, a white orphan and a Creek Indian are being tracked down for murder. More than two hundred years later, their profound concerns of love, freedom, and the stain of guilt continue to haunt us today.
|The Story of Land and Sea||Katy Simpson Smith||
THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA is set during the waning years of the Revolutionary War and follows three generations of parents and children as they grapple with kidnapping and slavery. This is a brilliant debut novel that has received nationwide acclaim.
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|The Hidden Light of Northern Fires||Daren Wang||
THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF NORTHERN FIRES is a fictionalized account of the only secesssionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line. The story is fact based, historically correct, and concerns the author's actual family. The abolitionist and the fugitive follow a dangerous path and combine to make a page-turning read....
|The New Inheritors||Kent Wascom||
THE NEW INHERITORS is the story of a young artist and a well-heeled heiress during World War I in New Orleans, whose family strife and the tumult in the world around them threaten to tear them apart. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the...
SECESSIA is a tale of greed, slavery and intrigue set in 1862 New Orleans, when the largest city in the confederacy is governed the Union's notorious General Benjamin "The Beast" Butler.
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