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A Man in Uniform
A Man in Uniform
Written by Kate Taylor
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ISBN: 9780307885203
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A Man in Uniform
A Novel
Written by Kate Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
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At the height of the Belle Epoque, François Dubon leads a well-ordered life in the bourgeois quarters of Paris’ eighth arrondissement. When not busy with his prosperous legal practice, he enjoys both a contented marriage to his aristocratic wife, Geneviève, and satisfying afternoon encounters with his mistress, Madeleine. He is never... Read more >
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The Winter Palace
The Winter Palace
Written by Eva Stachniak
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ISBN: 9780553908046
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The Winter Palace
A Novel of Catherine the Great
Written by Eva Stachniak


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

From award-winning author Eva Stachniak comes this passionate novel that tells the epic story of Catherine the Great’s improbable rise to power—as seen through the ever-watchful eyes of an all-but-invisible servant close to the throne.
 
Her name is Barbara—in Russian, Varvara. Nimble-witted and attentive, she’s allowed into the employ of... Read more >
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The Winter Palace
The Winter Palace
Written by Eva Stachniak, Read by Beata Pozniak
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ISBN: 9780307966803
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The Winter Palace
A Novel of Catherine the Great
Written by Eva Stachniak
Read by Beata Pozniak


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $27.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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From award-winning author Eva Stachniak comes this passionate novel that illuminates, as only fiction can, the early life of one of history’s boldest women. The Winter Palace tells the epic story of Catherine the... Read more >
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The World As I Found It

Written by Bruce Duffy
Introduction by David Leavitt


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 28, 2011
Price: $19.95

When Bruce Duffy’s The World As I Found It was first published more than twenty years ago, critics and readers were bowled over by its daring reimagining of the lives of three very different men, the philosophers Bertrand Russell,G. E. Moore, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. A brilliant group portrait with the vertiginous displacements of twentieth-century... Read more >
Madame Tussaud
Madame Tussaud
Written by Michelle Moran
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ISBN: 9780307588661
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Madame Tussaud
A Novel of the French Revolution
Written by Michelle Moran


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $15.00

The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire . . . but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it. The year is 1788... Read more >
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I Was Amelia Earhart
I Was Amelia Earhart
Written by Jane Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9780307814203
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I Was Amelia Earhart

Written by Jane Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $9.99

In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937. And she tells us about herself.

There is her love affair with flying ("The sky is flesh") . . . .

There... Read more >
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Pedigree

Written by Georges Simenon
Translated by Robert Baldick
Introduction by Luc Sante


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $17.95

Pedigree is Georges Simenon’s longest, most unlikely, and most adventurous novel, the book that is increasingly seen to lie at the heart of his outsize achievement as a chronicler of modern self and society. In the early 1940s, Simenon began work on a memoir of his Belgian childhood. He showed the initial... Read more >
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The Fifth Queen
The Fifth Queen
Written by Ford Madox Ford, Introduction by A.S. Byatt
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ISBN: 9780307744913
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The Fifth Queen

Written by Ford Madox Ford
Introduction by A.S. Byatt


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

Ford Madox Ford’s novel about the doomed Katharine Howard, fifth queen of Henry VIII, is a neglected masterpiece.

Kat Howard—intelligent, beautiful, naively outspoken, and passionately idealistic—catches the eye of Henry VIII and improbably becomes his fifth wife. A teenager who has grown up far from court, she is wholly unused to the... Read more >
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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Written by Herman Wouk
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ISBN: 9780307805324
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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
A Drama In Two Acts
Written by Herman Wouk


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial.

Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life—and mutiny—on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works... Read more >
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Becoming Marie Antoinette
Becoming Marie Antoinette
Written by Juliet Grey, Read by Juliet Grey
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ISBN: 9780307967640
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Becoming Marie Antoinette
A Novel
Written by Juliet Grey
Read by Juliet Grey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $25.00

This enthralling confection of a novel, the first in a new trilogy, follows the transformation of a coddled Austrian archduchess into the reckless, powerful, beautiful queen Marie Antoinette.
 
Why must it be me? I wondered. When I am so clearly inadequate to my destiny?

Raised alongside her numerous brothers and sisters by the... Read more >
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Becoming Marie Antoinette
Becoming Marie Antoinette
Written by Juliet Grey
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ISBN: 9780345523860
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Becoming Marie Antoinette
A Novel
Written by Juliet Grey


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
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This enthralling confection of a novel, the first in a new trilogy, follows the transformation of a coddled Austrian archduchess into the reckless, powerful, beautiful queen Marie Antoinette.
 
Why must it be me? I wondered. When I am so clearly inadequate to my destiny?

Raised alongside her numerous brothers and sisters by the... Read more >
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Becoming Marie Antoinette
Becoming Marie Antoinette
Written by Juliet Grey
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Becoming Marie Antoinette
A Novel
Written by Juliet Grey


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

This enthralling confection of a novel, the first in a new trilogy, follows the transformation of a coddled Austrian archduchess into the reckless, powerful, beautiful queen Marie Antoinette.
 
Why must it be me? I wondered. When I am so clearly inadequate to my destiny?

Raised alongside her numerous brothers and sisters by the... Read more >
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Disaster Was My God
Disaster Was My God
Written by Bruce Duffy
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ISBN: 9780385534376
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Disaster Was My God
A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud
Written by Bruce Duffy


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.99

The author of the critically acclaimed novel The World as I Found It brilliantly reimagines the scandalous life of the pioneering, proto-punk poet Arthur Rimbaud.

Arthur Rimbaud, the enfant terrible of French letters, more than holds his own with Lord Byron and Oscar Wilde in terms of bold writing and salacious... Read more >
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The Borgias
The Borgias
Written by Jean Plaidy
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ISBN: 9780307956866
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The Borgias
Two Novels in One Volume
Written by Jean Plaidy


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $16.99

For the first time in one volume, Jean Plaidy’s duet of Borgia novels brings to life the infamous, reckless, and passionate family in an unforgettable historical saga.

Madonna of the Seven Hills:
 
Fifteenth-century Rome: the Borgia family is on the rise. Lucrezia’s father is named Pope Alexander VI, and he places... Read more >
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Courting Her Highness
Courting Her Highness
Written by Jean Plaidy
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ISBN: 9780307719515
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Courting Her Highness
The Story of Queen Anne
Written by Jean Plaidy


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $16.00

A private battle rages at court for the affections of a childless queen, who must soon name her successor--and thus determine the future of the British Empire.
 
It is the beginning of the eighteenth century and William of Orange is dying. Soon Anne is crowned queen, but to court insiders...

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Courting Her Highness
Courting Her Highness
Written by Jean Plaidy
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Courting Her Highness
The Story of Queen Anne
Written by Jean Plaidy


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

A private battle rages at court for the affections of a childless queen, who must soon name her successor--and thus determine the future of the British Empire.
 
It is the beginning of the eighteenth century and William of Orange is dying. Soon Anne is crowned queen, but to court insiders...

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The Storm at the Door
The Storm at the Door
Written by Stefan Merrill Block
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ISBN: 9780679605102
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The Storm at the Door
A Novel
Written by Stefan Merrill Block


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $12.99

The past is not past for Katharine Merrill. Even after two decades of volatile marriage, Katharine still believes she can have the life that she felt promised to her by those first exhilarating days with her husband, Frederick. For two months, just before Frederick left to fight in World War II... Read more >
Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
Written by Johan Harstad, Translated by Deborah Dawkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609801359
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Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
A Novel
Written by Johan Harstad
Translated by Deborah Dawkin


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $30.00

Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion? opens with the line: "The person you love is 72.8% water, and it hasn’t rained for weeks." From there, Brage Award–winning author and playwright Johan Harstad’s debut—previously published to great success in eleven countries and now making its first English-language appearance—tells... Read more >
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Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
A Novel
Written by Johan Harstad
Translated by Deborah Dawkin


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $30.00

Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion? opens with the line: "The person you love is 72.8% water, and it hasn’t rained for weeks." From there, Brage Award–winning author and playwright Johan Harstad’s debut—previously published to great success in eleven countries and now making its first English-language appearance—tells... Read more >
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The Confessions of Catherine de Medici
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici
Written by C. W. Gortner
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ISBN: 9780345501875
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The Confessions of Catherine de Medici
A Novel
Written by C. W. Gortner


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $15.00

The truth is, not one of us is innocent. We all have sins to confess. So reveals Catherine de Medici, the last legitimate descendant of her family’s illustrious line. Expelled from her native Florence, Catherine is betrothed to Henri, son of François I of France. In an unfamiliar realm, Catherine strives...

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Captive Queen
Captive Queen
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780345511881
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Captive Queen
A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
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Nearing her thirtieth birthday, Eleanor of Aquitaine has spent the past dozen frustrating years as wife to the pious King Louis VII of France. But when Henry of Anjou, the young and dynamic future king of England, arrives at the French court, he and the seductive Eleanor experience a mutual passion... Read more >
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Leaving Van Gogh
Leaving Van Gogh
Written by Carol Wallace
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ISBN: 9781400068791
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Leaving Van Gogh
A Novel
Written by Carol Wallace


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $25.00

In the summer of 1890, in the French town of Auvers-sur-Oise, Vincent van Gogh shot himself in the chest with a revolver.  He died two days later, at the age of thirty-seven, largely unknown despite having completed over two thousand works of art that would go on to become some of... Read more >
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Leaving Van Gogh
Leaving Van Gogh
Written by Carol Wallace
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ISBN: 9781588369437
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Leaving Van Gogh
A Novel
Written by Carol Wallace


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $12.99

In the summer of 1890, in the French town of Auvers-sur-Oise, Vincent van Gogh shot himself in the chest with a revolver.  He died two days later, at the age of thirty-seven, largely unknown despite having completed over two thousand works of art that would go on to become some of... Read more >
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We Think the World of You
We Think the World of You
Written by J.R. Ackerley, Introduction by P.N. Furbank
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ISBN: 9781590173954
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We Think the World of You

Written by J.R. Ackerley
Introduction by P.N. Furbank


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $14.95

We Think the World of You combines acute social realism and dark fantasy, and was described by J.R. Ackerley as “a fairy tale for adults.” Frank, the narrator, is a middle-aged civil servant, intelligent, acerbic, self-righteous, angry. He is in love with Johnny, a young, married, working-class man with a sweetly...

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Royal Sisters
Royal Sisters
Written by Jean Plaidy
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ISBN: 9780307719522
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Royal Sisters
The Story of the Daughters of James II
Written by Jean Plaidy


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $15.00

Two sisters change the course of a nation by forsaking the King—their own father.
 
England is on the verge of revolution. Antagonized by the Catholicism of King James II, the people plot to drive him from the throne. But at the heart of the plot is a deep betrayal: the defection of... Read more >
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