Book List:33 titles
  • We’re alike as ever … Except in fortune.Having played at impersonation when they were children, nearly identical cousins Josephine and Juliet embark on a much more serious game as adults. Separated by the Battle of Waterloo, the two young women a...


  • When Helen Westley's elderly mother dies, leaving her nothing more than a small allowance, she struggles to cope with the shock. Having nursed her mother to the very end, the last thing Helen expects is to be left homeless, but when her mother's will...


  • When Patience Smith discovers on her 21st birthday that she is penniless, she decides to return to her cousins’ home as a companion to her grandmother, the formidable Mrs. Ffeathers, whose main entertainment is manipulating her family. No one compl...


  • Having survived scandal and the disdain of many a society lady and gentleman in years past, Caterina is now the mistress of her household, and the talented artist behind a successful series of cartoons. But her hard-won independence is far from secur...


  • Susan Monckton is a shy, lonely English girl visiting pre-World War II Boston for a year of study at Radcliffe. Feeling vastly out of place with the wealthy family who is housing her and among her college peers (most of whom she finds insufferably br...


  • Until Gerald's inheritance disappeared, it had been an almost perfect day. Hoblong Hall was at its most benevolent. Violet Cunningham marshalling parishioners and family members with majestic efficiency, determined nothing untoward should upset Lesse...


  • Forced into marriage with the elderly Lord Meynal, Amanda Cartaret's life on his remote Suffolk estate proves even worse than she had dreamed. In Naples, she is taken under the wing of the scandalous Ambassador's wife Emma Hamilton. Then when Vesuviu...


  • When teenage Caterina Gomez returns from England to Portugal, she comes back to a beloved homeland, a distant father, and a scandalous past. Traveling with Caterina are her cousin Jeremy Craddock, a young Englishman seeking a cure for his ill health,...


  • Charlotte Comyn, the 17-year-old heir to a banking fortune, rejects the marriage proposal of childhood friend John Thornton and runs away to London. There, Charlotte meets Beth Prior, friend of her mother, actress, and member of the demi-monde. Beth ...






  • Set in England at the time of the French Revolution. Mark Weatherby disappears after asking Kathryn Pennan's abusive, lecherous stepfather for her hand in marriage. A year later, she is forced to marry a wealthy young banker, a desperate act to save ...


  • Napoleon's shadow hangs heavy over Europe, and all is not well in the tiny principality of Lissenberg. Martha, its new princess, discovers just how bad things are in a moment of terror among the summer vineyard. But where can she turn for help? Her h...


  • In the year 1802, two young women, American Martha and English Cristabel, set out across Europe to seek their fortune, in a world where the hazards of Napoleonic power politics mix with the glamour of early 19th century opera and culture. Banished by...


  • The setting of this busy historical novel by the prolific British writer is Poland, a land torn by predatory political rivalries, caught in the pincers of Napoleonic and Russian forces. In 1802, an English woman, Jenny Peveral, and an American of Pol...


  • MURDER THREATENED TO RUIN THE PERFECT SOCIETY To most people, Temi was a secluded Greek island of little importance. But its inhabitants knew that Temi was a spiritual haven that offered relief to a world sick with avarice and brutality. For Da...


  • She was the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy duke. Everyone knew except her. Caroline Thorpe - no great beauty, but a real little charmer - was summoned to the home of the Duke of Cley. The Duke's household was a strange one, and his home no...


  • The time is 1780 and the bloody War of Independence has ended, but the peace terms are still a matter of passionate debate. To the young lovers parted by the throes of war, the separation is not only one of miles but also of attitudes and heritage. M...


  • ANNE PAGET HAD SIX MONTHS TO LIVE. That's what the doctors told her. Even so, when she was offered the leading role in the newly discovered Beethoven opera Regulus to be debuted in the tiny European principality of Lissenberg, Anne knew it was th...


  • UK CORONET Edition: Homeless and facing penury, Kate Warrender and her mother are forced to take refuge with saturnine Lord Hawth, the 'wicked earl' of local rumour. As Luddite riots and French invasion threaten England, Kate needs all her wit ...


  • Young Sonia von Hugel was forced to witness the destruction of her family and home during Napoleon's retreat. Disguising herself as a boy, she fled from the marauders who were looting the countryside. Between the French and the Cossacks she was in de...


  • Who Am I? " Her only key to the past was the brooch she wore. "Marianne" -- the inscription echoed through her mind as she wandered across the bleak moors, clutching the tiny hand of the child at her side. After hours of frantic searching, she fo...


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    Set against the background of war-torn Savannah during the Revolution, this enchanting novel unfolds the saga of a family divided-and a beautiful heroine, Mercy Phillips, caught desperately between the passions of Rebel and Tory. Mercy Phillips was ...


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    When tempestuous, red-haired heiress Jennifer Purchas was informed by her uncle she was to marry a stranger, she exploded. Years of pent-up resentment broke through in that moment, for her guardian uncle had made life miserable enough. And now this. ...


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    "WHAT ARE YOU, YANKEE OR ENGLISHWOMAN? DAMN, THAT'S A RUM TOUCH TO HAVE AN ENEMY FOR A-DAUGHTER!' But Henrietta was no one's enemy. She came to London from Boston in search of her father-- a father thought lost to her until she discovered her aunt...


  • Is your passport up to date? Like To See Him? We might arrange it. It began with the letters. Anonymous taunting, evil letters which not only told her of her missing son, but reminded her of those terrifying days as a young bride in Sou...


  • Against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and the glitter of the court of Naples, this captivating novel unfolds the story of Helen Telfair, a young English woman in search of herself. Helen, intelligent, witty, rebellious, had sworn never to marry...


  • STRANGERS IN COMPANY When Marian Frenche signed on as tour companion to rich, young, unhappy Stella Marten, she was unaware that she had taken her first step on a journey into terror. The tour of Greece started out peacefully enough. Then withi...


  • In her lifetime, Jane Austen did her best to conform to the conventions of her day, and after her death the family touched up the picture. But the real Jane Austen, who started as author at twelve years old, was something very different. What...


  • Romance had been the last thing in Phyllida Vannick's mind when she began her journey across the Atlantic to the shores of Greece in search of her younger brother. But amidst the bloody revolution that swept across that troubled land, she found herse...


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    As children, Juliet and Josephine often played the innocent game of impersonation. They were cousins, but they looked enough alike to be twins. Life and war separated them, but the years had not dimmed the astonishing resemblance. Now Fate sudd...






  • To Juana Brett the summons from her grandmother in Portugal appeared to be only an invitation to revisit the beloved scenes of her childhood. She did not know that the familiar castle on the lonely cliffs of Cabo Roca had become the secret meeting pl...


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    Kate Croston hid her beauty behind a quiet manner. But from the start, Master Jonathan Penrose knew she had touched his heart. He knew little about her past--only that she was English and had fled to America and was now alone and penniless. She ha...


  • The carriage that was rolling swiftly along the rainy English marsh on the road from London suddenly stopped. A barricade blocked the way. Dark figures surrounded them. Christina had no time to cry out as strong arms caught her from behind. A hand co...


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    Camilla Forest, a lovely young refugee from France, had married the proud and sardonic Lord Leominster. There was only one problem: she was falling in love with her husband. And they had agreed that theirs was to be a marriage in name only. Sudden...