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The Saxons have surrounded Rheged and only the Warlord of Rheged and his men stand between them and the annihilation of the last survivors of Britain. Fighting not only the Saxons but treachery at home this fast moving books takes in battles, murder and magic. The story is fast moving and filled with action and battles.

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Caterina isn't sure what to expect when she arrives as a companion nurse to the bitter, sardonic Lord Campion. Blinded in France whilst fighting Bonaparte, Campion is all kinds of a rogue who seems determined to see himself into a early grave with his reckless behavior. Can Caterina save the man from himself? Or will the man be the ruin of her, determined as he is to seduce her into his bed?

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA

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1660. King Charles II has returned from exile, but memories of the English Civil War still rankle. There are old scores to settle, and religious differences threaten to overturn a fragile peace. When Alice Ibbetson discovers a rare orchid, the Lady’­s Slipper, growing in a wood belonging to Richard Wheeler, she is captivated by its beauty— though Wheeler, a Quaker, is determined to keep the flower where God intended it to grow. Knowing that the orchid is the last of its kind, she steals the flower, little dreaming that her seemingly simple act will set off a chain of events that will lead to murder and exile, and change her life forever…

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A Tale of Uncharted Love on the Open Seas In this enchanting and highly original retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice , Elizabeth Bennet sets out for the new world aboard the grand ship Pemberley's Promise . She's prepared for an uneventful voyage until a chance encounter with the handsome, taciturn Mr. Darcy turns her world upside down. When Elizabeth falls ill, Darcy throws convention overboard in a plan that will bind them to each other more deeply than he ever could have imagined. But the perils of their ocean voyage pale in comparison to the harsh reality of society's rules that threaten their chance at happiness. When they return to the lavish halls of England, will their love survive? What readers say: "Kara Louise is an incredible storyteller.­" "Such a sweet and romantic 'what if' scenario for Pride and Prejudice fans! A must have for your P&P library!­" "Romantic, creative, and witty.­"

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For a group of four New York friends the past decade has been defined largely by marriage and motherhood, but it wasn’t always that way. Growing up, they had been told that their generation would be different. And for a while this was true. They went to good colleges and began high-­powered careers. But after marriage and babies, for a variety of reasons, they decided to stay home, temporarily, to raise their children. Now, ten years later, they are still at home, unsure how they came to inhabit lives so different from the ones they expected—until a new series of events begins to change the landscape of their lives yet again, in ways they couldn’t have predicted. Written in Meg Wolitzer’s inimitable, glittering style, is wickedly observant, knowing, provocative, surprising, and always entertaining, as it explores the lives of its women with candor, wit, and generosity. Meg Wolitzers's newest book,, is now available from Riverhead Books.

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By July 1639, England has become a simmering cauldron of discontent and the uncertain times are reflected in the lives of the Maxwell family and also master-­goldsmith and money-­lender, Luciano del Santi. From his seat in the House of Commons, Richard Maxwell watches the quarrel between the King and John Pym escalate into civil war; his eldest son, Eden, struggles to save his marriage to Royalist-­bred Celia whilst taking up his sword for the Parliament; and his eldest daughter, Kate, vows to hold their home against both Cavalier and Roundhead. A spirited red-­head, Kate takes most things in her stride – even the financial demands of the Royalist garrison in nearby Banbury. The only thing she finds impossible to handle is her growing attraction to the razor-­tongued, magnetic and diabolically beautiful young man known to London as The Italian. When he was twelve years old, Luciano del Santi’s life was ripped apart, leaving him with only one souvenir of both family and childhood. The . . .

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Anna Hope's brilliant debut unfolds over the course of five days, as three women must deal with the aftershocks of World War I and its impact on the men in their lives.

Wake: 1) Emerge or cause to emerge from sleep. 2) Ritual for the dead. 3) Consequence or aftermath.

London, 1920. The city prepares to observe the two-­year anniversary of Armistice Day with the burial of the unknown soldier. Many are still haunted by the war: Hettie, a dance instructress, lives at home with her mother and her brother, who is mute after his return from combat. One night Hettie meets a wealthy, educated man and finds herself smitten with him. But there is something distracted about him, something she cannot reach. . . . Evelyn works at the Pensions Exchange, through which thousands of men have claimed benefits from wounds or debilitating distress. Embittered by her own loss, she looks for solace in her adored brother, who has not been the same since he returned...

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It is the early years of the reign of Basil II, who became one most successful, and most feared, Byzantine emperors. But for now, Basil rules as a co-­emperor with his brother Constantine, and makes war on a would-­be usurper, Bardas Phokas, son of...

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Catherine LeVendeur is a creature of 12th century France whose life is a mirror of her times--­but she is armed with a keen mind and lively curiosity.­When Catherine's grandfather sends for his family to tell them their well is going dry, Catherine...

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