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The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin’s Russia

By Jonathan Schneer - Published 2020

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Nonfiction

Bruce Lockhart, a British diplomat and secret agent, is at the center of a conspiracy involving American, British, and French operatives to murder ...Read Review

The Last Assassin: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar

By Peter Stothard - Published 2020

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Nonfiction

From its first pages, The Last Assassin is a trustworthy and compelling read, qualities the best histories share. I thought I’d dipped ...Read Review

Collision of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain

By David Carballo - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

Combining written texts and unwritten archeological and anthropological signs of civilization, this deep history focuses on the confrontation between Spanish explorers and indigenous ...Read Review

The Beauty and the Terror: The Italian Renaissance and the Rise of the West

By Catherine Fletcher - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Beauty and the Terror captures, in increments of topical chapters, a place and time whose global influence—economic, religious, political, and artistic—...Read Review

King Edward VIII: An American Life

By Ted Powell - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

The affair was the scandal and the wedding of the century – and the toll it took on the royal family of England is ...Read Review

Mohawk Valley

By Ronald Welch - Published 1958-12Published 2016

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Children/Young Adult

1755. When young Alan Carey is wrongfully accused of cheating at cards, his father, Lord Aubigny, sends him to Ashwater, the 3000-acre family estate ...Read Review

The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro De’ Medici

By Catherine Fletcher - Published 2016Published 2016-09-01

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Nonfiction

Few today remember Alessandro, the first Duke of Florence. During the 1520s and 30s the rivalry between the two illegitimate young Medici heirs, ...Read Review

Sigrun’s Secret

By Marie-Louise Jensen - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Sigrun has grown up happy in the belief that she knows all about her parents, Bjorn and Thora, and how they came ...Read Review

The Buried Cross

By Cherith Baldry - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Glastonbury 1190. Fire has destroyed Glastonbury’s famous cathedral. Among those affected are Hereward and Gwyneth Mason, aged 12 and 13. Their father, innkeeper of the ...Read Review

The Edge of the Cloud

By K.M. Peyton - Published 1999

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this, the second of K.M. Peyton’s Flambards series, Will and Christina have eloped together, and arrive on Christina’s aunt’...Read Review