Book List in Order:6 titles

  • When Gerda Charles says she is the cousin of Robert Dudley, the lover of Queen Elizabeth I, she isn't joking. And for most of the past 500 years she's been trying to find a way to die. Thanks to the help of a big-busted girl called Lalla and the man ...


  • A bewitching tale of the loves that comfort and the longings that haunt us. With sly humor, exquisite dialogue, smooth narrative, and a cast of wholly original characters, this new book by the widely acclaimed novelist and Booker-Prize nominee A. L. ...


  • Doug and Dulcie Bysshe are twins. Doug is a successful film star living in the South of France, contemplating a new part as a saintly doctor in an African leper colony. Dulcie, busy and energetic, is fighting to retrieve her husband, the mournful and...


  • Marise Tomelty is a child-wife who dislikes sex and is terrified of open spaces. Ralph Shilling, a dealer in pesticides, lives in the flat above the Tomeltys'. One day, Marise's traveling-salesman husband casually mentions that he recognizes Ralph as...



  • In a parish of wealthy women, Rose Antrobus forms a committee to decide who should benefit from a small bequest left to charity. Secretly she hopes the money will go to the Peachey family - a mother cruelly abandoned and looking after her three youn...