2008

The Glass of Time

By Michael Cox - Published 2008

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Esperanza Gorst is an orphan, raised in Paris by her guardian, the mysterious Madame de l’Orme. When she is in her teens, ...Read Review

“They Have Killed Papa Dead!”: The Road to Ford’s Theatre, Abraham Lincoln’s Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance

By Anthony S. Pitch - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln by the noted actor John Wilkes Booth served as an appropriately murderous conclusion to the most savage and ...Read Review

The Last Days of the Romanovs

By Helen Rappaport - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

On 17 July 1918, in Ekaterinburg, Bolsheviks brutally murdered Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra, and their children: Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexey. While ...Read Review

The Road to Bosworth Field

By Trevor Royle - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Wars of the Roses always confused me. So many people, with so many variations of their names, all killing each other. Rarely ...Read Review

Kiyo’s Story: A Memoir

By Kiyo Sato - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

“Last year, my winning essay, ‘What America Means to Me,’ placed in our school’s finals. This year I am branded a ‘non-alien,’ ...Read Review

Bright Young People: The Lost Generation of London’s Jazz Age

By D.J. Taylor - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

For American readers, the phrase “lost generation” conjures up the names Hemingway and Fitzgerald and other arty types who spent the 1920s in ...Read Review

Daughters of Gaia: Women in the Ancient Mediterranean World

By Bella Vivante - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

The study of women in antiquity has already seen a great deal of important scholarship. In this book, the author undertakes a sweeping ...Read Review

The Council of the Cursed

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In AD 670 an important Christian council was held at Autun, in what is now Burgundy in France, to decide certain matters concerning the ...Read Review

The Conqueror

By Georgette Heyer - Published 2006Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Georgette Heyer’s classic 1931 novel tells the story of William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, and his rise to power alongside his wife ...Read Review

The King of Thieves

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1325 the Earl of Chester was put in charge of a diplomatic mission to King Charles IV of France, who had required the ...Read Review

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