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    A Trail of Fire (English, Paperback) Diana Gabaldon

    Four extraordinary stories featuring characters from the bestselling Outlander series.

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    Ross Poldark (Hardback) Winston Graham

    Returning home from grim experiences in the American Revolutionary War, Ross Poldark is reunited with his beloved Cornwall and family. But the joyful homecoming he had anticipated turns sour; his father is dead, his estate derelict, and the girl he loves has become engaged to his cousin. However, his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved...

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    The Leopard (Paperback) Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

    As the head of the aristocratic family, Don Fabrizio is accustomed to knowing his own place in the world and expects his household to run accordingly. He is aware of the changes which are rapidly making men obsolete but he remains attached to the old ways. But Don Fabrizio will make few accommodations for the modern world.

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    Demelza (Hardback) Winston Graham

    Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter rescued from a fairground rabble, is now Ross Poldark's wife. But events are set to test their marriage and their love ...Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry - and of her husband - bring her confusion and heartache, despite her joy at the birth of their first child. Meanwhile, Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the...

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    Treasured Grace (English, Paperback) Tracie Peterson

    On the grueling trail west, Grace Martindale loses her new husband and her last vestige of security. Upon arriving in Oregon Country, she uses her midwifery skills to help the other settlers, and--with the aid of fur trapper Alex Armistead--the Cayuse tribe. But peace between the groups is fragile, and tension soon leads to violence.

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    A Piece of the World (English, Paperback) Christina Baker Kline

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. "Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching...

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    Lincoln in the Bardo (English, CD-Audio) George Saunders

    In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other—for no one but Saunders could conceive it.February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The...

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    God of Vengeance (English, Paperback) Giles Kristian

    Norway 785 AD. It began with the betrayal of a lord by a king... King Gorm puts Jarl Harald's family to the sword, but makes one fatal mistake - he fails to kill Harald's youngest son, Sigurd. His kin slain, his village seized and its people taken as slaves, Sigurd wonders if the gods have forsaken him.

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    Bella Poldark (English, Paperback) Winston Graham

    The final instalment in the much-loved Poldark saga.

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    The North Water (Paperback) Ian McGuire

    A 19th-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in this dark, sharp and highly original novel, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016

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    Wonders Will Never Cease (Paperback) Robert Irwin

    First novel from Robert Irwin, who has established a world-wide reputation for his books on Arab Culture. Set in 1461 and in one of the bloodiest battle fought on English soil, between the houses of York and Lancaster.

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    No Place for a Lady (Paperback) Gill Paul

    Praise for Gill Paul: 'A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story... A triumph.' DINAH JEFFERIES 'Gripping, romantic and evocative of its time.' LULU TAYLOR

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    Glory Over Everything (English, Paperback) Kathleen Grissom

    A heart racing story about a man's treacherous journey through the twists and turns of the Underground Railroad on a mission to save the boy he swore to protect.

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    Jews Queers Germans (English, Paperback) Martin Duberman

    A breathtaking historical novel that recreates the intimate milieu around Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm from 1907 through the 1930s, a period of great human suffering and destruction and also of enormous freedom and creativity, a time when the remnants and artifices of the old word still mattered, and yet when art and the social sciences were pirouetting with successive revolutions in thought and...

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    The Ladies of Grace Adieu (Paperback) Susanna Clarke

    Contains stories from the world of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell and is illustrated by Charles Vess. This book includes the characters of a conceited Regency clergyman, an eighteenth-century Jewish doctor and Mary, Queen of Scots, as well as two characters from "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: Strange himself and the Raven King".

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    Altar of Blood (Paperback) Anthony Riches

    The ninth novel in the thrilling Empire sequence leads Centurion Marcus Aquila and the Tungrians to the site of one of Rome's most disastrous defeats.

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    Thin Air (Italian, Hardback) Michelle Paver

    The Himalayas, 1935. Kangchenjunga. Third-highest peak on earth....

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    The Lady of the Lake (English, Paperback) Andrzej Sapkowski

    The Witcher returns in this action-packed sequel to The Tower of Swallows, in the New York Times bestselling series that inspired The Witcher video games. After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world... an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious...

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    The Shores of Tripoli (English, Hardback) James L. Haley

    The first novel in a brilliant new series by award-winning historian James L. Haley, featuring young midshipman Bliven Putnam as he begins his naval service aboard the U.S.S.Enterprise.It is 1801 and President Thomas Jefferson has assembled a deep-water navy to fight the growing threat of piracy, as American civilians are regularly kidnapped by Islamist brigands and held for ransom, enslaved, or...

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