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The Night Villa

By Carol Goodman - Published 2008

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Literary fiction set in the present day, with flashbacks to 79 AD. Sophie Chase is a classics professor who is seriously injured while witnessing ...Read Review

The Fire

By Katherine Neville - Published 2008

Genres:

Adventure

This sequel to a 1988 bestseller, The Eight, picks up the story thirty years later. Alexandra Solarin, daughter of Cat Velis and Alexander Solarin, ...Read Review

The Map Thief

By Heather Terrell - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

Terrell’s second novel far surpasses her mediocre first in this tale of mystery, suspense, and adventure. Chapters alter between three storylines, all ...Read Review

Buckingham Palace Gardens

By Anne Perry - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2008 (US)

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Prince of Wales has invited some experts to Buckingham Palace to consider a project to build a Cape-to-Cairo railroad through the heart ...Read Review

The Steel Wave

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2008

Genres:

Military

This second novel in Shaara’s World War II trilogy starts in January 1944 (after a fast-paced introduction covering the war to that date), ...Read Review

Troy: Fall of Kings

By David Gemmell - By Stella Gemmell - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureEpicMilitary

A merciless war of attrition has reduced golden Troy to a city of starvation and scavengers. While Hektor, greatest of heroes, and Helikaon ...Read Review

Her Every Pleasure

By Galen Foley - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2008 (US)

Genres:

Romance

Princess Sophia and Major Gabriel Knight are the main characters in the third part of Gaelen Foley’s Spice trilogy. Sophia has been ...Read Review

The German Bride

By Joanna Hershon - Published 2008

Genres:

InspirationalWestern

It’s Berlin, 1865, and Eva Frank, the romantic daughter of a Jewish banker, falls in love with a handsome painter commissioned by her ...Read Review

Gentlemen of the Road

By Michael Chabon - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureLiterary

Pulitzer Prize-winning Michael Chabon has “gone in search of a little adventure” in this impressive genre-twisting tale set along the Silk Road of ...Read Review

The Lady Elizabeth

By Alison Weir - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

How does a Princess Elizabeth become a Lady Elizabeth within a matter of days, the four-year-old wants to know? Her father, the powerful ...Read Review