Book List in Order: 34 titles

  • When Anna Harvik travels to Norway in 1946 in order to visit the family of her late husband, the country is only just recovering from five cruel years of Nazi occupation. So it is with surprise that she finds in this cold and bitter country the capac...


  • From a best-selling author - 17th-century Rotterdam. Young Saskia is ladys maid to wealthy merchants wife Vrouw Gibbons, but her talent for manufacturing beautifying face balms far exceeds her lowly status. When the Gibbons family returns to England,...


  • A captivating romance - Paris, 1894. Lisette Decourt flees her home and attaches herself to travelling lanternist Daniel Shaw. Lisette is irresistibly attracted to the magnetic Englishman, and although Fate separates them, she cannot forget him. She ...


  • A compelling historical novel of a seamstress in Imperial Russia and Paris ( Booklist ). Marguerite Laurent has been summoned to the Imperial Court of Empress Elizabeth to work as her personal embroiderer. The journey is long and dangerous, but i...


  • A spellbinding novel of enduring love, set in 18th century America and France Daniel Lombard falls in love with Louise de Vailly on the day she arrives in New York, a refugee from the French Revolution which has destroyed the lives of Louise, her sis...


  • The Sixties were getting into full swing when Anna successfully bridged forty—only to have her organised existence shattered by a short paragraph in a London newspaper…As a result she left Heathrow by the next flight to Bergen, soon to be in a cr...


  • Working in the high fashion world of early twentieth-century Paris, lovely Juliette Cladel falls in love with a young Russian count and sculptor, Nikolai Karsavin, but the young lovers soon find themselves separated by family duties, war, and revolut...


  • Lisa has accepted the challenge of living for six months in an old, strange house she has inherited from an unknown aunt. She has decided that when the six months are up she will change it into a restaurant. Garth, her neighbour, whom she has been ou...


  • During the French Revolution, Sophie Delcourt and Antoine, a four-year-old French noble, escape to England, where Sophie must guard Antoine's identity while she builds a confectionery business, joins the British royal circle, and comes to love two ve...






  • Enduring friendships and long-held vendettas come alive against the splendor and decadence of eighteenth-century Venice. In 1775 Venice -- known to outsiders as "the brothel of Europe" -- the tradition of mask-wearing has allowed adultery and debauc...


  • Francesca’s father is a well-known painter in the bustling port city of Amsterdam; he is also a gambler. Though their household is in economic chaos, thankfully the lessons she learned in his studio have prepared her to study with Johannes Vermeer,...


  • Julia Pallister, daughter of Sotherleigh, was born in 1641 and unknowingly heir to the only remaining gown of Elizabeth I’s exquisite wardrobe. This pearl-encrusted gift to Julia’s grandmother, Katherine, represented the staunchly royalist sta...


  • 1664. The humble French village of Versailles is forever altered by the building of a dazzling palace by Louis XIV. Here, a loving and ambitious woman grasps a reckless promise and vows her peasant daughter will grow up to dance with kings. Thus b...


  • Hester Needham ... A beautiful orphan, she is mesmerized by the river-blue eyes of a talented goldsmith's apprentice who is betrothed to his master's daughter. From her first chance meeting with John Bateman, their forbidden love shines brighter tha...


  • SILKEN PASSION, BITTER RIVALRY Gabrielle Roche is the exquisite young heiress to a silk dynasty, the makers of sumptuous fabrics for the emperor. She is about to be joined in marriage to the man her father has chosen for her. But as she stands at ...


  • Nordic beauty Johanna Ryen is scarcely more than a girl when the Germans invade her home city of Oslo. In one terrifying night, her gentle life is shattered and her innocence ends. Then she meets Steffen Larsen who ignites in her feelings as fierce a...


  • There was something besides beauty that set ravishing Irene Lindsay apart from all other women. Her emerald eyes twinkled with the promise of never-ending excitement. The ruby highlights of her thick rich hair beckoned for a man's impassioned touch. ...


  • The year is 1903. Lisa Shaw is an English orphan from Leeds who is sent to Canada as a "home girl". They were children and young people that were "exported" from Great Britain to her colonies in Australia, Canada, and South Africa to be adopted...


  • There was something besides beauty that set ravishing Irene Lindsay apart from all other women. Her emerald eyes twinkled with the promise of never-ending excitement. The ruby highlights of her thick rich hair beckoned for a man's impassioned touch. ...







  • It proves to be a fateful meeting. He is only a carpenter’s apprentice. She is a young lady of genteel birth. In the summer of their youth they share romance and an innocent dream -- he to become a renowned cabinet-maker and she to become his patro...


  • She ruled an empire of elegance. Louise Vemet. Raised in the slums of Paris. Coming of age around the splendor and corruption of the Second Empire. She ruled the world of fashion, clothing the most fabled women of title and of pleasure in a society w...


  • The animosity and rivalry between Warwycks and Radcliffes was as legendary as their wealth was immense. But when Nicolette Radcliffe discovered Tom Warwyck hiding in the conservatory of her home, the event kindled a love that would rock the stately m...


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  • The Bought Beauty Young Kate Farringdon was the firl-for-sale on the auction block in an English market town, when she first saw Daniel Warwyck. According to popular law, Kate went to the highest bidder-and Warwyck, England's most brilliant prizefig...



  • After spending most of her life at the Seminary for Daughters of Gentlefolk in Kent, Rosella Eastwood, at the age of seventeen, was now to enter a new world. She was to meet her guardian, Andre Cadel, in Paris and from there - a new life. Rosella cou...


  • BRIDE TO ONE MAN - BEWITCHED BY ANOTHER From the moment young Harriette Mead first laid eyes on Benedict Sutcliffe on the streets of Regency London, she felt the spell of this powerfully built, darkly handsome man. But only many months later -- d...


  • Sarah Kingsley joined the flow of emigrants to Canada in the early years of the nineteenth century to make a new life for herself. But on the ship she became irrevocably committed to caring for the two young children of a dying fellow-passenger, prom...






  • Nicola Taverner gets the chance to travel to Copenhagen for the summer with Jonathan Cooper and a party of other students. She is made welcome by Jens Thordahl and his beautiful wife Agnete, but in their country home her romance with Jonathan is made...



  • Few women have gone to war more defiantly and courageously than Scotswoman Ellen Sinclair. After fleeing her cruel mother, a neurotic, self-proclaimed invalid and her strange cousin, she scandalously disregards her father and follows her heart in lov...


  • SHE HAD INHERITED THE SHAME OF HER FATHER'S SECRET LIFE Tansy Marlow had barely emerged from the innocence of her girlhood when her father died and left her heiress to all the passions and scandals of his mysterious private life. Waiting at the...


  • Fostered out a birth, Theresa Marlow, highwayman’s daughter, was growing up on a farm in the tiny Sussex hamlet of Bognor when a rich merchant, Sir Richard Hotham, came to it by chance and decided to stay. He invested his entire fortune in the fish...