2007 (US)

The Island

By Victoria Hislop - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

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As London-born Alexis Fielding, a modern-day college graduate, explores her past, she is drawn to visit a former Greek leper colony. This storyline, ...Read Review

The Indian Clerk

By David Leavitt - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

Genres:

Literary

The first issue a historical fiction writer needs to solve is how much research to include. Too little and the work lacks foundation; ...Read Review

The Spanish Bow

By Andromeda Romano-Lax - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

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Can art save us from ourselves? In her elegant debut, Ms. Romano-Lax ponders this timeless question through the ambitious tale of Feliu Delargo, ...Read Review

The Highwayman’s Footsteps

By Nicola Morgan - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

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Children/Young Adult

Inspired by the famous poem by Alfred Noyes, ‘The Highwayman’, this novel is about a young upper-class boy, William de Lacey, who runs ...Read Review

Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles, 1910-1939

By Katie Roiphe - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

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Nonfiction

Uncommon Arrangements describes the marriages of several famous writers as works in progress. These husbands and wives struggled valiantly with their dissatisfactions with ...Read Review

Troy: Shield of Thunder

By David Gemmell - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

Genres:

EpicSaga

Plain-faced Helen sits behind the walls of Troy, married to Paris but never to Menelaus; Andromache loves another but is betrothed to Hektor, ...Read Review

A Respectable Trade

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

Genres:

Literary

Fans of Gregory’s phenomenally successful Tudor novels will encounter a more somber, pensive writer in A Respectable Trade. Re-issued by Touchstone, this ...Read Review

Command

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

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AdventureNautical

It is the late 18th century, and Britain is at war with the French. At the start of the novel, Thomas Kydd is ...Read Review

Emperor

By Stephen Baxter - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

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Alternate History

In a small village in Northern England in the 5th century, a woman is in the throes of a long arduous labor. At ...Read Review

Sovereign

By C. J. Sansom - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

To overawe the rebellious north, Henry VIII makes a grand Progress to York. Travelling ahead are lawyer Matthew Shardlake and his assistant, Jack ...Read Review