Harper Collins

War Cry: A Courtney Family Novel

By David Churchill - By Wilbur Smith - Published 2017

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Saga

Saffron Courtney grows up in 1920s Kenya at the sprawling estate of her widowed father, Leon. She loves horses, takes part in show ...Read Review

Alamein

By Iain Gale - Published 2010

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Military

Alamein is a novel based on the famous battle in 1942, often (if inaccurately) called the turning-point of World War II. We follow the ...Read Review

The Wise Woman

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2002Published 2008

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Saga

In another reissue of her previously published work (this novel was originally released following the bestselling success of her Wideacre series), Ms. Gregory ...Read Review

Bone China

By Roma Tearne - Published 2008

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This novel, which starts during the Second World War, is one of love, violence and change for the ex-tea-planting de Silvia family. It ...Read Review

The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh

By Linda Colley - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

The subtitle of this fascinating book is ‘A Woman in World History.’ Because it is not just a biography of a remarkable but ...Read Review

Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna

By Adam Zamoyski - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

This is an astonishingly rich work, packed with detail and analysis. Not simply about the Congress of Vienna, it establishes the historical context ...Read Review

The Known World

By Edward P. Jones - Published 2003

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LiterarySaga

This novel (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, and National Book Award nominee) opens with the death of Henry Townsend, a ...Read Review

Quicksilver

By Neal Stephenson - Published 2003

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Epic

Quicksilver is the first novel in what the author describes as the Baroque Cycle. This lengthy narrative explores “the bold, curving forms, elaborate ...Read Review