By Liz Curtis Higgs
A mom who can't face her future.
A daughter who can't break out her past.
Lady Elisabeth Kerr is a keeper of secrets and techniques. A Highlander through beginning and a Lowlander through marriage, she honors the auld methods, while doubts and fears stir deep inside her.
Her husband, Lord Donald, has secrets and techniques of his personal, good hidden from the loved ones, but whispered one of the city gossips.
His mom, the dowager woman Marjory, hides gold underneath her flooring and guilt within her middle. even though her abiding passions are retaining her position in society and coddling her grown sons, Marjory’s many regrets, buried in Greyfriars Churchyard, proceed to plague her.
One through one the Kerr family secrets start to floor, while bonny Prince Charlie and his insurgent military trip into Edinburgh in September 1745, cause on shooting the crown.
A undying tale of affection and betrayal, loss and redemption, flickering opposed to the vibrant backdrop of eighteenth-century Scotland, Here Burns My Candle illumines the darkish aspect of human nature, while wish, the brightest of tapers, lighting fixtures the way in which domestic.
By Francine Rivers
2009 Retailer's selection Award winner!
In this compilation of the 5 books within the best-selling Lineage of Grace sequence through Francine Rivers, we meet the 5 ladies whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. every one used to be confronted with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. every one took nice own hazard to meet her calling. each one used to be destined to play a key position within the lineage of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the area.
By Carla Montero
[b]Si alguien me preguntase quién es Inés, no dudaría en l. a. respuesta. Ella es el arte. Arte en cada uno de sus movimientos, en cada uno de sus gestos, en cada instante de su existencia. El arte que estremece y sublima el espíritu, que agita las emociones. los angeles obra de arte más hermosa. Inés.
En 1904 tienen lugar en Viena una serie de asesinatos que conmocionan a l. a. inestable sociedad del imperio. Todas las víctimas son modelos de artistas, mujeres jóvenes y hermosas, de dudosa reputación, que pertenecen a los angeles Maison des Mannequins, una organización creada por l. a. amante y musa de uno de los pintores más afamados de los angeles ciudad: los angeles bella y enigmática Inés. De l. a. noche a l. a. mañana, Inés se convertirá en l. a. crucial sospechosa de los asesinatos. Pero no es l. a. única. El detective Karl Sehlackman se adentrará en l. a. vida de lujo y arte de los angeles efervescente Viena de 1900 y en los bajos fondos de un imperio decadente con los angeles intención de desentrañar el caso más difícil de su carrera policial, ya que los principales sospechosos son su gran amigo de los angeles infancia, el príncipe Hugo von Ebenthal, y los angeles mujer de los angeles que se ha enamorado irremediablemente…
Una novela ambientada en el fascinante mundo de las modelos de arte de principios del siglo xx, que tiene como protagonista a una joven adelantada a su tiempo. Una mujer de los angeles que todos los hombres anhelaron conquistar los angeles piel pero sólo uno llegó a desnudar el alma.
By Alan Garner
In second-century Britain, Macey and a gang of fellow deserters from the Roman military hunt and are hunted through lethal neighborhood tribes. Fifteen centuries later, through the English Civil warfare, Thomas Rowley hides from the ruthless troops who've encircled his village. And in modern Britain, Tom, a precocious, love-struck, mentally volatile youngster, struggles to deal with the upcoming departure for London of his female friend, Jan.
Three separate tales, 3 totally diversified lives, far away in time and but unusually associated with a unmarried position, the mysterious, looming outcrop referred to as Mow Cop, and a unmarried item, the blunt head of a stone awl: these kinds of come jointly in Alan Garner’s amazing Red Shift, a pyrotechnical and deeply relocating elaboration on issues of probability and destiny, time and eternity, visionary awakening and harmful insanity.
By Winston Graham
The 6th ebook within the mythical Poldark saga. Cornwall, 1795: even though Ross Poldark - now anything of a battle hero - turns out safe in his hard-won prosperity, a brand new trouble faces him within the surprising infatuation of a tender naval officer for his spouse Demelza. All 4 girls - the 4 swans - whose lives contact Ross' face a trouble in those years. For his vast Demelza, his previous love Elizabeth, for his friend's new spouse Caroline and for the sad Morwenna Chynoweth, those are instances of pressure and clash.
By Mary Connealy
Saddle up for love and event with the Wilde sisters!
Shannon Wilde is the center sister—and the one that loves animals. She's demonstrated her personal dwelling house and is elevating sheep for his or her wool. issues are going fine...until Shannon will get swept over a cliff by way of Matthew Tucker!
Tucker seizes each chance to escape from civilization, yet one specific stroll within the woods ends with him sprinting clear of an offended grizzly and plunging right into a raging river, by chance taking Shannon Wilde with him. Their event within the wasteland leads to the solitary mountain guy discovering himself hitched to a tender lady with a passel of family members, a domicile, and a flock of sheep to care for.
As Tucker and Shannon learn how to stay with one another, unusual issues start to occur on Shannon's land. somebody basically desires to force her off, yet whoever it truly is it seems that didn't expect Tucker. attempting to scare Matthew Tucker simply makes him mad—and attempting to damage the girl he's falling in love with units off anything even he by no means anticipated.
By Helen Hollick
Publish 12 months note: First released August fifth 2004
Aged purely 13, Emma, daughter of the Duke of Normandy, is married in a strategic alliance to King Aethelred of britain. Inept and smug, Aethelred the Unready is loathed by way of his younger spouse, whom he punishes for his many failings as a ruler. Their first son, Edward, is born via an act of violence that's little greater than rape.
England is invaded via the Viking King Swein Forkbeard and his son Cnut. After a sour fight, Aethelred loses his nation and his spouse. Emma, now dowager queen, holds London opposed to the invader Cnut. whilst he calls for she hand over or endure the results, Emma stakes every little thing on a perilous gamble, yet problems and tragedy nonetheless watch for the indomitable queen as she struggles for strength and for survival in a violent male world...
This interesting old novel unearths the reality in the back of the girl who performed a key position within the energy shift from Saxon to Norman, at a pivotal element in international history.
By Margaret McPhee
From wild and rugged Cornwall, the environment of Poldark and Jamaica resort, comes one other magnificent, dramatic story…
When omit Madeline Langley is kept from a few very undesirable and fallacious attentions on separate events, she is simply too relieved to investigate her protector's identify. Little does she comprehend that her tall, darkish defender is Lucien Tregellas, recognized to all of London because the depraved Earl!
Tregellas has no goal of an amorous curiosity in any girl; he has a way more urgent subject of outrage on his brain. but if omit Langley is inadvertently drawn into the sinister video game being performed out, he is familiar with he needs to act. underneath his chilly detached facade Lucien unearths he's not unaffected through the girl who's now legally his own.
Originally released because the depraved EARL
THE CORNWALL COLLECTION
Four great atmospheric old romances - ideal for fanatics of Winston Graham's Ross Poldark and Demelza, and Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca and Jamaica Inn.
By Olivia Manning
The Balkan Trilogy is the tale of a wedding and of a conflict, an unlimited, teeming, and intricate masterpiece within which Olivia Manning brings the uncertainty and event of civilian life less than political and army siege to bright lifestyles. Manning’s concentration isn't the battlefield however the café and kitchen, the bed room and road, the cloth of the standard international that has been irrevocably replaced via battle, but is still unchanged.
At the center of the trilogy are newlyweds man and Harriet Pringle, who arrive in Bucharest—the so-called Paris of the East—in the autumn of 1939, simply weeks after the German invasion of Poland. man, an Englishman educating on the collage, is as wantonly gregarious as his spouse is introverted, and Harriet is surprised to find that she needs to percentage her cherished husband with a large circle of neighbors and friends. different surprises keep on with: Romania joins the Axis, and earlier than lengthy German infantrymen overrun the capital. The Pringles flee south to Greece, a part of a gaggle of refugees made of White Russians, newshounds, con artists, and dignitaries. In Athens, besides the fact that, the couple will face a brand new problem in their personal, as nice in its approach because the still-expanding theater of war.
One of the "Five better of global conflict II Fiction" — Antony Beevor, The Wall highway magazine
By Jacqueline Wilson
The 3rd and ultimate tale that includes the highly well known Hetty Feather, from mega-bestselling writer Jacqueline Wilson. A magnificent new event for courageous, feisty Hetty Feather -- certainly one of Jacqueline Wilson's such a lot well-loved characters.Since leaving the Foundling health center, Hetty has noticeable her fair proportion of drama, pleasure, tragedy and loss. After the loss of life of her cherished mama, she units off to discover a true domestic eventually -- beginning with the quest for her father.But Hetty isn't any longer an easy state woman, and starts to worry she'll by no means really belong wherever. or even while she is reunited together with her cherished youth sweetheart Jem, Hetty nonetheless longs for experience -- specifically whilst a fascinating determine from her previous makes an unforeseen reappearance. may well a extra fascinating destiny lie forward for Hetty?