Book List:37 titles
  • Where the Cape of the Winds juts into the endless sea, there is Castle Ocean, and therein dwells the royal family that has ruled it from time immemorial. But there is an Empire growing in the east, and its forces have reached the castle. King Reymarr...


  • The 1849 Gold Rush in California brought to a boiling point the new state’s wild and unruly politics. Before long there was mob rule in the muddy streets of San Francisco. This decline of constitutional authority on the West Coast mirrored the fumb...


  • Of the women in King Richard's life, she is the least known-and the most powerful. During the Third Crusade, deaths from fever and starvation are common, but King Richard the Lion-Hearted has a secret ally against these impassable enemies-a myster...


  • in Songs of Love and Death

    IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From zombie-infested woods in a postapocalyp...


  • Eleanor of Aquitaine seized hold of life in the 12th century in a way any modern woman would envy! 1151: As Duchess of Aquitaine, Eleanor grew up knowing what it was to be regarded for herself and not for her husband's title. Now, as wife to Louis...


  • Eleanor of Aquitaine seized hold of life in the 12th century in a way any modern woman would envy! 1151: As Duchess of Aquitaine, Eleanor grew up knowing what it was to be regarded for herself and not for her husband's title. Now, as wife to Loui...


  • Having fled from Constantinople, Raef Corbanson and his companions--Lief the Icelander, and Laissa, the young girl who they rescued from Constantinople--are cast up on shore in Normandy. Their goal is to return to Raef's home in the Viking town of Jo...


  • It is the early years of the reign of Basil II, who became one most successful, and most feared, Byzantine emperors. But for now, Basil rules as a co-emperor with his brother Constantine, and makes war on a would-be usurper, Bardas Phokas, son of a G...


  • Corban Loosestrife’s son Conn is a clever and strong leader of men; his cousin, the god-touched Raef, is his shield and navigator. They have joined a fur-trading ship to Russia, and are forced to over-winter in Novgorod. While there, they take se...






  • In The Soul Thief, and its spellbinding sequel, The Witches' Kitchen, celebrated historical novelist Cecilia Holland began an enthralling new tale of adventure, conflict, and passion set against the turbulent backdrop of the Viking invasions of Irela...


  • Cecelia Holland continues the saga of Corban Loose-Strife in this absorbing sequel to The Soul Thief.Upon the death of Eric Bloodaxe, Corban, his wife, his sister, and her newborn son fled to a quiet life in Vinland. There they were happy, until the ...


  • Two thousand years into the future, runaway pollution has made the earth uninhabitable except in giant biodomes. The society is an anarchy, with disputes mediated through the Machiavellian Committee for the Revolution. Mars, Venus, and the moon suppo...


  • They were one soul in two bodies, Corban and Mav, twins born to the lord of a Irish coastal farmstead. Mav had the Second Sight, and was her father's delight; Corban, though, was a deep disappointment, finally exiled for refusing his father's command...


  • In the dark and bloody days of the Ninth Century, a courageous young woman took the guise of a gallant warrior to preserve the precious legacy of the past, and protect her people from destruction. Here is a bold retelling of one of Europe's greatest ...


  • Fleeing his country-- unwilling to bear the yoke of his father's ferocious domination-- Bjarni steals the boat upon which is family's survival depends, enlists the help of his younger brothers, and sets sail for the Norway of the Vikings, stirred by ...


  • VENGEANCE AND WAR Medieval Ireland is the vivid setting for this story of one of the most memorable heroes in historical fiction. Muirtagh, chief of the o Cullinane clan, is a peace-loving man. He wants to end the blood feud with the mac Mahon ...


  • Here is the real story behind the woman who inspired a best-selling biography, one of the top Broadway musicals of all time. And two classic films--and it's one that will inspire you. The epic love story between a British governess and the King of S...


  • Its 1877, and Lilys theater company has been engaged to play at the finest new theater in San Francisco. But on the train to San Francisco she encounters the railroad detective Brand, who killed both her father and her foster-father. Lily has bec...


  • In the spring of 1841, a courageous young woman named Nancy Kelsey set out her husband, Ben, and infant daughter, Martha Ann, from their Missouri homestead on a harrowing track that would lead her into the pages of history. With a small band of pione...


  • Lily Viner, a young woman orphaned by a stagecoach robbery, finds herself on the run with King Callahan, a notorious outlaw out to undermine the growing power and influence of the Southern Pacific Railroad...


  • Set in the Holy Land in 1187 A.D., Jerusalem is an epic of war and political intrigue, of passion and religious fervor. "Centering her story on the Knights Templar, ferocious warriors who took vows of chastity and attempted to live like monks, Ms....


  • Courage of a king, Strength of a knight, Heart of a woman "A literary phenomenon." - New York Times Her father is a robber baron... Her husband has grand ambitions and a quick temper... She will become...the Great Maria. A ...


  • A small black woman and an Indian carpenter form a conspiracy against an enticing blond performer for the Shining Light saloon, in a vivid tale set against the backdrop of the ramshackle, half-built San Francisco during the Gold Rush....


  • Cat Reilly travels from Boston to the California territory by wagon train with the help of John C. Fremont and Kit Carson, and she and her lover, Count Sohrakoff, struggle to make California an independent republic. Widowed on the arduous trek ...


  • Her assiduous research providing absorbing background details, Holland illumines the words of scholars and soldiers in 14th century France. Young orphaned Everard de Vaumartin is heir to his family's castle in Brittany, but he prefers to immerse hims...


  • From deep in the mists of time, Cecelia Holland has drawn forth this tale of life on the Salisbury Plain, among the Stone Age Britons who built Stonehenge. It is the story of hunters, of kings and matriarchs, and of one outcast boy who becomes a sham...


  • A struggle for the throne of ninth-century Byzantium, pitting the ruthless Empress Irene against the wealthy John Cerulis, is a dark undercurrent of the exotic Byzantine life discovered by Frankish nobleman Hagan...


  • A brave sixteenth-century Dutch family joins forces with pirates and William of Orange to fight the Spanish Inquisition in this thrilling historical adventure. Consistently ranked among the top authors of historical fiction, along with Mary Renaul...







  • In this, her sixth brilliant novel, Miss Holland demonstrates once more that the novel of history can incorporate the most serious purpose with the color and excitement of large adventure. At the book's heart stands the 12th century Earl of Stafford,...


  • In THE DEATH OF ATTILA, the great Hun leader dominates the late Roman world; in his shadow a Hun warrior and a German princeling form a fragile comradeship. When Attila dies, the world around them crumbles, and the two men face terrible choices. ...


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    “Rome at the turn of the 16th century " a city of opulence, violence, intrigue, and lust " the worldly and decadent “City of God.” This is the Rome of the Borgias, where Pope Alexander VI holds court with his mistress, the divine Giulia, at...


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    It was a time of religious and political upheaval--the heretic Pharaoh Akhenten's religious reforms had been defeated by the power of the Priests of Amun, and the young boy King, Tutankhamun, had been placed on the throne. There was a famine in the l...



  • In the thirteenth century the Mongol hordes swept out of Mongolia to over-run half the world. This novel follows Psin, a Mongol general, through the military campaigns in Russia and Europe, among his own family and in his own heart....