Adventure

Bright and Distant Shores

By Dominic Smith - Published 2011

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Adventure

Set in 1890s Chicago and the South Pacific, Smith’s third novel begins when an insurance tycoon sponsors the world’s tallest skyscraper. ...Read Review

Crown of Dust

By Mary Volmer - Published 2006Published 2011

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AdventureWestern

The tiny mining town of Motherlode isn’t just another place to try one’s luck in Gold Rush California. It’s also ...Read Review

The Salt Road

By Jane Johnson - Published 2011

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AdventureRomance

In The Salt Road, Jane Johnson creates twin narratives about women from very different cultures who both take the eponymous Salt Road, the ...Read Review

Madame Bovary’s Daughter

By Linda Urbach - Published 2011

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AdventureLiterary

Picking up in 1852, a year after the shattering end of Flaubert’s famous novel, young Berthe is burying her father. She learns she ...Read Review

Beyond the Bougainvillea

By Dolores Durando - Published 2011

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Adventure

Beyond the Bougainvillea is the first novel from ninety-year-old Durando. Basing it in part on her childhood in North Dakota in the 1920s, ...Read Review

Into the Blue

By Christina Green - Published 2010

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AdventureRomance

In late 19th-century Devon, vicar’s daughter Hester Redding longs to experience all the exciting challenges that the approaching new century will bring, ...Read Review

On His Majesty’s Service

By Allan Mallinson - Published 2011

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AdventureMilitary

Matthew Hervey is back in the saddle after a three-year absence. The eleventh novel in the series, On His Majesty’s Service sees ...Read Review

Fire on Dark Water

By Wendy K. Perriman - Published 2011

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AdventureNautical

Pirates, it seems, are in! The latest Pirates of the Caribbean film has just been released, a Pirates & Wenches festival has sprung ...Read Review

Mistress of My Fate

By Hallie Rubenhold - Published 2011

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Adventure

In October 1789, fearing for her life, 17-year-old Henrietta Ingerton makes the fateful decision to flee from the only home she has ever known. ...Read Review

Jamrach’s Menagerie

By Carol Birch - Published 2011

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AdventureFantasyNautical

Sometimes a novel comes along that one reads simply for the pleasure of enjoying the skill (or is it magic?) with which the ...Read Review

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