Three Rivers

Prima Donna

By Megan Chance - Published 2009


Prima Donna is the story of 19th-century opera singer Sabine Conrad and how she went from stardom in New York City to life ...Read Review

The Anarchist

By John Smolens - Published 2009


Biographical Fiction

 This novel is a fictitious account of Leon Czolgosz, who, on September 6, 1901, in Buffalo, New York, shot and mortally wounded President McKinley. It ...Read Review

Pope Joan

By Donna Woolfolk Cross - Published 2009


Biographical FictionEpic

Gifted with a thirst for knowledge and the ability to reason, Joan soon learns these traits are of little use to a young ...Read Review

The Serpent Garden

By Judith Merkle Riley - Published 2008



Riley’s exquisite tale begins in England in 1514 and follows the life of Susanna Dallet, daughter of a Flemish artist. Susanna is widowed ...Read Review

The Merry Monarch’s Wife

By Jean Plaidy - Published (c1991)Published 2008


Biographical FictionRomance

The Merry Monarch’s Wife is the re-release of Jean Plaidy’s 1991 biographical novel (originally titled The Pleasures of Love) about Catherine of ...Read Review

Now Face to Face

By Karleen Koen - Published (c1995)Published 2008



In 1721, Barbara Montgeoffry, Countess Devane, newly widowed and mourning the death of her brother as well, travels to her grandmother’s Virginia plantation. ...Read Review

The Venetian Mask

By Rosalind Laker - Published (c1993)Published 2008



Originally published in 1993, this novel of Venice is set in the last quarter of the 18th century. Marietta Fontana, orphan of a Carnival ...Read Review

The Spiritualist

By Megan Chance - Published 2008



Middle-class Evelyn’s dreams appear to have come true when Peter Atherton, scion of one of New York’s most prominent families, proposes ...Read Review

The Reluctant Queen

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2007


Biographical Fiction

Richard III is possibly the most maligned of English kings. If for no other reason than that, Jean Plaidy’s alternate interpretation of ...Read Review

The Golden Tulip

By Rosalind Laker - Published 2007



Love is in full bloom in this Laker reprint, set against the rich backdrop of 17th-century Holland. Francesca Visser is a talented young ...Read Review