Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • The written history of the Roman Republic is nearly devoid of exceptional women. Among the few who are mentioned, Cornelia Scipionis stands out. Born to one of Rome’s most prestigious families, and the daughter of Publius Scipio, the general who de...


  • It’s late in the third century before Christ. Rome’s war with Carthage has gone on far too long. Thirteen years have passed since Hannibal’s invasion of Italy, and he’s still there, plundering the farmland and terrorizing the inhabitants. Pub...


  • It’s two hundred and ten years before the birth of Christ. Rome’s second war with Carthage is in its eighth year. Hannibal’s army, yet to know defeat, roams the Italian peninsula ravaging the farmland and pressuring Latin cities to abandon thei...


  • Almost everyone at some time in his or her life has entertained the idea of an encounter with the supernatural. For most, these are just passing fancies—a glance at the astrology column in the local newspaper or an evening of fun with a Ouija board...


  • It’s the end of the third century before Christ. The city-state of Syracuse is a critical seaport in Rome’s second war with Carthage. One of the ancient world’s most beautiful cities, it is also the home of the famous Greek mathematician Archim...


  • Jesse Wallace’s dilemma is that he knows too much. He knows all the deepest, darkest secrets in the little town of Briley, Oregon. But he can’t tell a living soul. He knows the daughter of the town’s most successful rancher is addicted to drugs...


  • It's the first year of India's independence from England. The creation of two nations, India for the Hindus, Pakistan for the Muslims, has become a nightmare of ethnic clashes and terrorism. Just as the violence is showing signs of easing, Gandhi is ...


  • “Gripping, compelling; this is the populist novel of the 21st century, and this author is the new Upton Sinclair. With the excitement of a James Bond thriller, this novel takes the reader from the wheat fields of Kansas to the bedrooms of those who...


  • The giant hydroelectric dam in the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River has been controversial since construction began in the early 1990s; but now, as it nears completion some two decades later, a warm winter and a diminished Himalayan snowpack have cu...