John Jakes


Book List
List Format:

 46 titles

  • Buy

    Historical

    Aug-2012

    A collaborative novel written by nine of today's greatest Western authors, including John Jakes, Elmer Kelton and Robert J. Randisi....

  • Buy

    Historical

    Jul-2012

    The Bold Frontier collects bestselling author John Jakes’s timeless stories about the untamed American West. Jakes thrillingly portrays the harsh realities of life on the frontier with tales of lawmen in the Sierra Nevada, railroad workers in Kansa...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Nov-2006

    In the late nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island, was a cauldron of undeclared class warfare where reputations were made and lost in a whirlwind of parties and fancied slights. Where giant marble mansions called "cottages" arose and where--amid ...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Nov-2004

    Georgia, 1864: Sherman’s army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path, the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies … attractive widowed Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie … struggle to save the fa...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Aug-2002

    JAKES'S ACCLAIMED SAGA OF A SOUTH CAROLINA DYNASTY FROM THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR With more than 50 million books in print, John Jakes is one of the preeminent novelists of American historical fiction. Now the bestselling author ...

  • Buy

    Mystery

    Jul-2001

  • Buy

    Historical

    Jun-2000

    John Jakes, the acclaimed author of the #1 New York Times bestselling North and South Trilogy, returns to the Civil War with On Secret Service -- the story of two couples, divided by war and allegiance, who discover that love doesn’t take sides. A ...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Jul-1998

    Crown Family - 2

    From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epic story of the Crown family--first introduced in the New York Times bestseller Homeland. As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find their place in a...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Oct-1994

    New, never-before-published stories from members of the Western Writers of America include Elmore Leonard's "Hurrah for Captain Early," John Jakes's "Manitow and Ironhand," and Judy Alter's "Sweet Revenge."...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Jun-1993

    Crown Family - 1

    epic saga of the American immigrant experience in this story of a family dynasty in turmoil at the dawn of a new century. From the uncontrolled chaos of Chicago's infamous Pullman Strike, to the birth of the moving picture, and the bloody carnage of ...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Apr-1993

    From the author of such American epics as the Kent Family Chronicles and the North and South trilogy comes this special anthology of frontier fiction--featuring three brand new stories and a special introduction by the author....

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Apr-1991

    Johnny Havoc - 2

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Sep-1990

    "Remember the Alamo " is one of the most familiar battle cries in American history, yet few know about the brave woman who inspired it. Susanna Dickinson's story reveals the crucial role she played during that turbulent period in Texas-American histo...

  • Buy

    Suspense

    Jun-1990

    Johnny Havoc - 1

  • Buy

    Historical

    Oct-1989

    James Macklin Chase was a poor Pennsylvanian who dreamed of making it rich in California. But at the turn of the century, the money to be made was in oil, citrus, water rights, and the railroads. Mack would have it all, if he had his way. And along t...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Sep-1988

    North and South - 3

    THE MIGHTY CONCLUSION TO AMERICA'S BEST-LOVED SAGA GEORGE HAZARD -- He will discover that not even the terrors of the Civil War could exact the terrible price he'd pay in a country at peace but still ablaze with hatred. MADELINE MAIN -- She fac...

  • Buy

    Science Fiction

    1988

    A courtesan for hire, a brainless hunk, and alien invaders combine to bring about ancient history’s most momentous catastrophe in John Jakes’s hilarious take on the fall of Atlantis For centuries the mystery of the lost continent of Atlantis has ...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Nov-1984

    North and South - 2

    The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies. The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries. Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return to the Civil Wa...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Aug-1982

    North and South - 1

    THE MAINS-Carolina plantation owners, they proudly defended their leisurely, aristocratic way of life. THE HAZARDS -- Pennsylvania industrialists descended from an English fugitive, they lived in the thrilling world of invention and commerce. T...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Feb-1982

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Nov-1981

  • Buy

    Historical

    Feb-1980

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 8

    A NATION ADRIFT -- AND THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE IT HOPE It was the whip-end of an era -- when innocence died and money lust was enthroned. The new generation of Kents was locked in a feverish race for wealth -- even as Europe's millions poured acr...

  • Buy

    Fantasy

    Jan-1980

    Brak the Barbarian -

    BRAK THE BARBARIAN PITS SWORD AND SOUL AGAINST SORCERY IN AN EPIC QUEST THROUGH FABLED LANDS The mighty yellow-haired Brak stalked from the frozen north on a journey that would take him to Prince Hamur's haunted palace with its demon leopards and ...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Dec-1978

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Aug-1978

  • Buy

    Historical

    Apr-1978

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 7

    The glittering saga of our America -- and the people who made her great. Postwar prosperity had transformed the nation. The Kents were thrust into the daring occupations of our country's most reckless and corrupt era...feverish speculation in the ea...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Jan-1978

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Dec-1977

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    Nov-1977

  • Buy

    Historical

    Apr-1977

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 6

    The glittering saga of our America -- and the people who made her great. As the Civil War draws to its inevitable climax, THE WARRIORS carries the turbulent chronicle of the divided Kent family to far-reaching new battlefields. A gracious Southern p...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Jul-1976

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 5

    The bold glittering saga of our America--and the people who made her great. Raging with the heartbreaks and tragedies of our nation's darkest hours, this passionate saga follows a dynamic generation of Kents through the hell of Civil War--from New Y...

  • Buy

    Historical

    May-1976

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 4

    The glittering saga of our America -- and the people who made her great. Spanning the young American continent . . . its burgeoning east coast cities . . . its warring frontiers . . . its lawless towns of the West . . . the continuing saga of the Ke...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

    1976

  • Buy

    Historical

    Aug-1975

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 3

    The glittering saga of our America -- and the people who made her great. With the end of the colonies' fight for independence begins a new and even more glorious battle to build a new nation. It is an epoch ripe with the passion that only a country...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Mar-1975

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 2

    The glittering saga of our America -- and the people who made her great. Beginning with a rag-tag group of Continental soldiers awaiting the British charge on Breed's Hill, and sweeping across the luminous fabric of our Nation's earliest, war-torn y...

  • Buy

    Historical

    Sep-1974

    The Kent Family Chronicles - 1

    Set against the rich fabric of our heritage, and the colorful tumult of events that gave rise to a fledgling nation, this vibrant novel of romance and adventure introduces a stunning new historical figure to excite the imaginings of future generation...

  • Buy

    Fantasy

    1969

    Brak the Barbarian - 1

    13 original horror tales with a Forward by Joe R. Lansdale, Introduction by Brian A. Hopkins, listing of 13 World Horror Convention, Bram Stoker Winners. 2 pages in bound in front signed by all 17 contributors. Limited to 176 copies....

  • Buy

    Fantasy

    1969

    Brak the Barbarian - 3

    "We go to the dark. We ride to the awful dark. A stranger leads us, a savage man. His presence brings the evil down!" The soothsayer's grim words chilled the hearts of the travellers. Even the iron nerves of Brak the Barbarian twanged with forebod...

  • Buy

    Fantasy

    1969

    Brak the Barbarian - 2

    "The road is long to Khurdtsan, Barbarian. Beware of Septegundus. I will be there!" Brak the Barbarian, outcast from the wild northern steppes of his own people, journeyed southward to golden Khurdisan. He rode alone through a world of savagery...

  • Buy

    Science Fiction

    1967

    In the tenth age of the star kings of II Galaxy... In that far off day of a far off future when mankind had spread beyond the Home Cluster, there was a man called Dragonard. Dragonard the Beast some called this fallen warrior of the immortal Lords of...

  • Buy

    Science Fiction

    THE TIME: 1990 THE PLACE: A gray, tightly computerized city-state, somewhere in North America THE INHABITANTS: Apes who serve as terrified slaves, Men who function as brutalized masters Until the Apes revolt... in a battle as savage and mons...

  • Buy

    General Fiction

get social with us
Share this page: