Book List:6 titles
  • Based on a true story, this gorgeous new novel follows the fortunes of three Berliners caught up in an art scandal -- involving newly discovered van Goghs -- that rocks Germany amidst the Nazis’ rise to power. Hedonistic and politically turbulen...


  • The captivating story of two sisters born into privilege, forced to make their way in a world turned upside down by war, and the man who, against all expectation, transforms them both It is 1910. Jessica and Phyllis Melville have grown up at Ellin...


  • For fifteen sols a day and a trunk of linen and lace, she had sold herself into exile, the property of the King of France until, in a savage land on the other side of the world, a man she had never met might take her in marriage... It is 1704, and ...


  • From an award-winning novelist described by Hilary Mantel as "one of those writers who can see into the past and help us feel its texture,"the story of the exotic wife of a Scottish aristocrat who is not what she seems, set against the backdrop of th...


  • 1666: The Great Fire of London sweeps through the streets and a heavily pregnant woman flees the flames. A few months later she gives birth to a child disfigured by a red birthmark. 1718: Sixteen-year-old Eliza Tally sees the gleaming dome of St. P...


  • A mystery that offers a gripping and richly atmospheric glimpse into the literal underworld of Victorian Englandthe labyrinthine London sewer system ( Publishers Weekly , starred review). Clare Clark's critically acclaimed The Great Stink reeks...