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  • The Iberian Flame by Julian Stockwin
    The Iberian Flame (English, Paperback) Julian Stockwin

    Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell, and swashbuckling adventure during the great Age of Sail: The Iberian Flame will be the twentieth novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Thomas Kydd series.

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  • Rome's Sacred Flame by Robert Fabbri
    Rome's Sacred Flame (English, Paperback) Robert Fabbri

    The penultimate novel in the incredible Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.

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  • Foe by J. M. Coetzee
    Foe (English, Paperback) J. M. Coetzee

    In the early eighteenth century, Susan Barton finds herself adrift from a mutinous ship and cast ashore on a remote desert island. There she finds shelter with its only other inhabitants: a man named Cruso and his tongueless slave, Friday. In time, she builds a life for herself as Cruso's companion and, eventually, his lover.

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  • The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition) by Sir Richard Francis Burton
    The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition) (English, Hardback) Sir Richard Francis Burton

    This collection features more than twenty stories, in the classic translation of Sir Richard Burton, published between 1884 and 1886, and full-colour illustrations by Renata Fucikova and Jindra Capek. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including the "Sinbad the Sailor" and "Aladdin and His Magic Lamp" .

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  • Sharpe's Rifles by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Rifles (English, Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Emperor of Rome by Robert Fabbri
    Emperor of Rome (English, Hardback) Robert Fabbri

    The final, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.

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  • The Encircling Sea by Adrian Goldsworthy
    The Encircling Sea (English, Paperback) Adrian Goldsworthy

    AD 100: Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, is finding it hard to keep the peace. The second instalment in the hugely authentic historical fiction series, set on the northern frontier of the Roman Empire, written by one of Britain's leading historians.

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  • The Blood Crows by Simon Scarrow
    The Blood Crows (English, Paperback) Simon Scarrow

    Britannia, AD 51. As fierce opposition among the local tribes grows, a ruthless warrior threatens to shatter Roman rule. The excellent twelfth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes INVICTUS, BRITANNIA and CENTURION.

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  • Sharpe's Gold by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Gold (English, Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    Captain Sharpe's task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs.

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  • A Sea of Gold by Julian Stockwin
    A Sea of Gold (English, Hardback) Julian Stockwin

    Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell, and swashbuckling adventure during the great Age of Sail. This will be the twenty-first novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Thomas Kydd series.

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  • The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley
    The Bedlam Stacks (English, Paperback) Natasha Pulley

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE'S ENCORE AWARD 2018...

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  • A Ship of War by Sean Thomas Russell
    A Ship of War (English, Paperback) Sean Thomas Russell

    1794. As the terror rages in France, Captain Charles Hayden leaves Plymouth with orders to gather intelligence from a spy off the Le Havre coast. But the enemy lies in wait. In the foulest of weather, Hayden's seamanship is tested to the limit and a terrifying cat and mouse chase begins.

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  • Warrior of Rome III: Lion of the Sun by Harry Sidebottom
    Warrior of Rome III: Lion of the Sun (English, Paperback) Harry Sidebottom

    Mesopotamia, AD 260. Betrayed by his most trusted adviser, the Roman Emperor Valerian has been captured by the Sassanid barbarians. The shame of the vanquished beats down mercilessly like the white sun, as the frail old emperor prostrates himself before Shapur, King of Kings.

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  • The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas
    The Last Watchman of Old Cairo (English, Paperback) Michael David Lukas $11.01 $14.38
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  • The Fields of Death (Wellington and Napoleon 4) by Simon Scarrow
    The Fields of Death (Wellington and Napoleon 4) (English, Paperback) Simon Scarrow

    Wellington and Napoleon, lifelong enemies, face each other in their final battle, on the bloody fields of Waterloo. The epic conclusion to Simon Scarrow's Sunday Times bestselling Wellington and Napoleon Quartet.

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  • Onslaught: The Centurions II by Anthony Riches
    Onslaught: The Centurions II (English, Paperback) Anthony Riches

    AD 69: The Rhine frontier has exploded into bloody rebellion, and four centurions who once fought in the same army find themselves on opposite sides of a vicious insurrection.

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  • Admiral Hornblower by C. S. Forester
    Admiral Hornblower (English, Paperback) C. S. Forester

    Combines seafaring tales about Horatio Hornblower, namely: "Flying Colours", "The Commodore", "Lord Hornblower" and "Hornblower in the West Indies".

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  • Gallows Thief by Bernard Cornwell
    Gallows Thief (English, Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    1820s Britain: after the wars with France, when unemployment was high and soldiers could be paid off, when the government was desperately afraid of social unrest, any crime was drastically punished and thousands were hung. But one could petition the King and an investigation might ensue...

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  • The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey by Patrick O'Brian
    The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey (English, Paperback) Patrick O'Brian

    At the time of his death, Patrick O'Brian had begun to write a novel to follow on from Blue at the Mizzen, the twentieth book in the classic series. These are the chapters he had completed of the final voyage of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin - the greatest friendship of modern literature

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  • Golden Fox by Wilbur Smith
    Golden Fox (English, Paperback) Wilbur Smith

    But her lover is no simple admirer - he is Ramon de Santiago y Machado, a KGB operative known as Golden Fox, and his mission is to recruit her as an agent, and uncover her father's secret business dealings. Isabella must make a choice about who she will betray - her father and her country, or her son and the man she loves .

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