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Wench

> An ambitious and startling debut novel that follows the lives of four women at a resort popular among slaveholders who bring their enslaved mistresses wench ‘wench *n*. from Middle English “*wenchel*,” 1 a: a girl, maid, young woman; a female child. Tawawa House in many respects is like any other American resort before the …

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The Silver Eagle

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The second novel in the Forgotten Legion Chronicles takes Romulus, Brennus, Tarquinius and Fabiola, and places them in ever greater danger.The Forgotten Legion — ten thousand legionaries made captive by the Parthians — has marched to Margiana on the edge of the known world. In its midst are Romulus, Brennus and Tarquinius, all …

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The Road to Rome: A Forgotten Legion Chronicle

SUMMARY: The third novel in The Forgotten Legion trilogy takes the main protagonists from North Africa back to Rome in the build-up to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Having survived the perils of a journey across half the world, Romulus and Tarquinius are press-ganged into the legions, which are under imminent threat of annihilation by …

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The Forgotten Legion

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Set in the late Roman Republic, in the first century B.C.E., *The Forgotten Legion* is a tale of the greatest empire of the ancient world from the perspective of those on the lowest rungs of its society. Romulus and Fabiola are twins, born into slavery to a enslaved mother who is much beloved …

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Lily is the daughter of a humble farmer, and to her family she is just another expensive mouth to feed. Then the local matchmaker delivers startling news: if Lily’s feet are bound properly, they will be flawless. In nineteenth-century China, where a woman’s eligibility is judged by the shape and size of her feet, this …

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The Secret River

Moving between the slums of nineteenth-century London and the convict colonies of Australia, a compelling historical novel chronicles the lives and fortunes of the early pioneers of New South Wales, in a volume based on the author’s own family history. Reader’s Guide available. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. **Recensie(s)** A vivid evocation of the rawest kind …

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The Romanov Bride

As the Russia of Nicholas and Aleksandra rushes full speed toward catastrophe, *The Romanov Bride* follows the lives of two revolutionary souls, that of Grand Duchess Elisavyeta (or Ella), sister of the tsaritsa Aleksandra, and that of Pavel, a simple village man yearning for more. The life of Grand Duchess Elisavyeta begins like a fairy …

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Rasputin’s Daughter

Rasputin’s Daughter by Robert Alexander **From the author of the national bestseller *The Kitchen Boy* comes a gripping historical novel about imperial Russia’s most notorious figure** Called “brilliant” by *USA Today*, Robert Alexander’s historical novel *The Kitchen Boy* swept readers back to the doomed world of the Romanovs. His latest masterpiece once again conjures those …

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Nefertiti

Mutny’s family were living uneventful lives in the countryside, until her sister Nefertiti married the Crown Prince of Egypt and whisked the entire family into Malkata Palace in Thebes. Thrust into the public eye, the naturally shy Mutny finds herself in rooms more ornate than any she could have imagined; taken to the baths to …

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Mother Of The Believers

Deep in the heart of seventh-century Arabia, a new prophet named Muhammad has arisen. As his message of enlightenment sweeps through Arabia and unifies the warring tribes, his young wife Aisha recounts Muhammad’s astonishing transformation from prophet to warrior to statesman. But just after the moment of her husband’s greatest triumph — the conquest of …

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