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I Shall Be Near to You
I Shall Be Near to You
Written by Erin Lindsay McCabe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804137744
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I Shall Be Near to You
A Novel
Written by Erin Lindsay McCabe


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $14.00

An extraordinary novel about a strong-willed woman who disguises herself as a man in order to fight beside her husband in the Civil War.

Rosetta doesn't want her new husband, Jeremiah, to enlist, but he joins up, hoping to make enough money that they'll be able to afford their own farm someday... Read more >
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The Rest Is Silence
The Rest Is Silence
Written by James R. Benn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616952662
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The Rest Is Silence

Written by James R. Benn


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

The fog of war surrounding D-Day and Operation Tiger provides cover for one of Billy Boyle's grisliest investigations.

  When an unidentified corpse washes ashore at Slapton Sands on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner, Lieutenant Piotr "Kaz" Kazimierz, are assigned to investigate. The Devonshire beach is... Read more >
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The Rest Is Silence

Written by James R. Benn


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

The fog of war surrounding D-Day and Operation Tiger provides cover for one of Billy Boyle's grisliest investigations.

  When an unidentified corpse washes ashore at Slapton Sands on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner, Lieutenant Piotr "Kaz" Kazimierz, are assigned to investigate. The Devonshire beach is... Read more >
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Tucker
Tucker
Written by Louis L'Amour, Read by Michael Crouch
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192538
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Tucker

Written by Louis L'Amour
Read by Michael Crouch


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $30.00

“If a man won’t fight for what is rightly his, then he ain’t much account.” With this challenge from his dying father, young Shell Tucker rode out after three men who had stolen the twenty thousand dollars his father was carrying. Two of the men he hunted, Doc Sites and Kid... Read more >
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Tucker
Tucker
Written by Louis L'Amour, Read by Michael Crouch
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804192545
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Tucker

Written by Louis L'Amour
Read by Michael Crouch


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $17.50

“If a man won’t fight for what is rightly his, then he ain’t much account.” With this challenge from his dying father, young Shell Tucker rode out after three men who had stolen the twenty thousand dollars his father was carrying. Two of the men he hunted, Doc Sites and Kid... Read more >
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Utah Blaine
Utah Blaine
Written by Louis L'Amour, Read by Craig Klein
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192491
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Utah Blaine

Written by Louis L'Amour
Read by Craig Klein


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $30.00

Colonel Utah Blaine, held captive by the Army of the Revolution, broke out of jail and headed north from Mexico with nothing but the clothes on his back. Then he found new trouble struggling at the end of a noose–and stepped in just in time to save the life of a... Read more >
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Utah Blaine
Utah Blaine
Written by Louis L'Amour, Read by Craig Klein
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ISBN: 9780804192507
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Utah Blaine

Written by Louis L'Amour
Read by Craig Klein


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $17.50

Colonel Utah Blaine, held captive by the Army of the Revolution, broke out of jail and headed north from Mexico with nothing but the clothes on his back. Then he found new trouble struggling at the end of a noose–and stepped in just in time to save the life of a... Read more >
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The Arrow
The Arrow
Written by Monica McCarty
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345543950
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The Arrow
A Highland Guard Novel
Written by Monica McCarty


Format: Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $7.99

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As King Robert the Bruce of Scotland plots to retake his English-occupied castles, he needs the stealth and skill of his elite soldiers, the Highland Guard. Fearless and indomitable, no men are more loyal to their king, or more cherished by the women they love.

 
The talents of legendary... Read more >
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The Arrow
The Arrow
Written by Monica McCarty
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ISBN: 9780345543967
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The Arrow
A Highland Guard Novel
Written by Monica McCarty


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $7.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

As King Robert the Bruce of Scotland plots to retake his English-occupied castles, he needs the stealth and skill of his elite soldiers, the Highland Guard. Fearless and indomitable, no men are more loyal to their king, or more cherished by the women they love.

 
The talents of legendary... Read more >
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The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 2
The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 2
Written by Louis L'Amour
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780804179720
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The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 2
Frontier Stories
Written by Louis L'Amour


Format: Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $6.99

In paperback for the first time, this second volume of Louis L’Amour’s collected stories showcases thirty more classic tales of the American frontier. Inside you will find the stories of heroism, honor and sacrifice that L’Amour made uniquely his own: like that of a young man sent out alone into a... Read more >
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The End of Innocence
The End of Innocence
Written by Allegra Jordan, Read by Kirby Heyborne and Allegra Jordan
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ISBN: 9781101889527
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The End of Innocence
A Novel
Written by Allegra Jordan
Read by Kirby Heyborne and Allegra Jordan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $22.50

On the eve of WWI, two students fall in love in Harvard's hallowed halls and must face a world at war from opposing sides

Helen Windship Brooks is struggling to find herself at the world-renowned Harvard-Radcliffe University when brooding German poet Wils bursts into her life. As they fall deeply in... Read more >
Augustus
Augustus
Written by John Williams, Introduction by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590178218
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Augustus

Written by John Williams
Introduction by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

WINNER OF THE 1973 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 
By the Author of Stoner

In Augustus, his third great novel, John Williams took  on an entirely new challenge, a historical narrative set in classical Rome, exploring the life of the founder of the Roman Empire. To tell the story, Williams turned to the... Read more >
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Augustus

Written by John Williams
Introduction by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

WINNER OF THE 1973 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 
By the Author of Stoner

In Augustus, his third great novel, John Williams took  on an entirely new challenge, a historical narrative set in classical Rome, exploring the life of the founder of the Roman Empire. To tell the story, Williams turned to the... Read more >
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Thief of Glory
Thief of Glory
Written by Sigmund Brouwer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307459244
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Thief of Glory
A Novel
Written by Sigmund Brouwer


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Brouwer makes you live it...sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way.”
—Bodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this Cup
 
A boy coming of age in a time of war…
the love that inspires him to survive.
 
For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege... Read more >
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Thief of Glory
Thief of Glory
Written by Sigmund Brouwer
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ISBN: 9780307446497
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Thief of Glory
A Novel
Written by Sigmund Brouwer


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.99

“Brouwer makes you live it...sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way.”
—Bodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this Cup
 
A boy coming of age in a time of war…
the love that inspires him to survive.
 
For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege... Read more >
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The Aftermath
The Aftermath
Written by Rhidian Brook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948571
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The Aftermath

Written by Rhidian Brook


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.00

Set in post-war Germany, the international bestseller The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook is a stunning emotional thriller about our fiercest loyalties and our deepest desires. In the bitter winter of 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives with her only remaining son Edmund in the ruins of Hamburg. Here she is reunited with her...

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The Imperialist
The Imperialist
Written by Sara Jeannette Duncan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551997476
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The Imperialist

Written by Sara Jeannette Duncan


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

Sara Jeannette Duncan’s classic portrait of a turn-of-the-century Ontario town, The Imperialist captures the spirit of an emergent nation through the example of two young dreamers. Impassioned by “the Imperialist idea,” Lorne Murchison rests his bid for office on his vision of a rejuvenated British Empire. His sister Advena betrays a kindred attraction... Read more >
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Written by Richard Flanagan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352864
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
A novel
Written by Richard Flanagan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post

From the author of the acclaimed Gould’s Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from World War II to the present.
 
August, 1943: Australian surgeon... Read more >
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Written by Richard Flanagan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352857
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
A novel
Written by Richard Flanagan


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post

From the author of the acclaimed Gould’s Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from World War II to the present.
 
August, 1943: Australian surgeon... Read more >
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Wacousta
Wacousta
Written by John Richardson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551997506
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Wacousta

Written by John Richardson


Format: eBook, 589 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

Set in the 1760s at the time of Pontiac’s Indian alliance against the British, Wacousta combines elements of revenge tragedy and gothic romance in reconstructing a violent episode in Canadian frontier history. In Major John Richardson’s vivid depiction, Pontiac’s campaign against Fort Detroit is masterminded by the mysterious Wacousta, a Byronic anti-hero... Read more >
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The Liar's Wife
The Liar's Wife
Written by Mary Gordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377432
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The Liar's Wife
Four Novellas
Written by Mary Gordon


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.95

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America.
 
In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City...

Read more >
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The Liar's Wife
The Liar's Wife
Written by Mary Gordon
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ISBN: 9780307908889
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The Liar's Wife
Four Novellas
Written by Mary Gordon


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America.
 
In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City...

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Warlock

Written by Oakley Hall
Introduction by Robert Stone


Format: eBook, 488 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Oakley Hall's legendary Warlock revisits and reworks the traditional conventions of the Western to present a raw, funny, hypnotic, ultimately devastating picture of American unreality. First published in the 1950s, at the height of the McCarthy era, Warlock is not only one of the most original and entertaining of modern American... Read more >
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When the World Was Young
When the World Was Young
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064687
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When the World Was Young
A Novel
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents’ Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn’t like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of Wonder Woman comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit—especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella.
 
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney’s irresistible novel... Read more >
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When the World Was Young
When the World Was Young
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney
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ISBN: 9780812996012
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When the World Was Young
A Novel
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents’ Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn’t like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of Wonder Woman comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit—especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella.
 
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney’s irresistible novel... Read more >
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