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Fiction - Historical - General

 The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon 9780007149827

For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. Proud, grateful, and longing to be American, the Jews of the Sitka District have created their own little world in the Alaskan panhandle, a vibrant,...

cena: 701
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
 The Return from Troy Lindsay Clarke 9780007152568

The second part of a masterful retelling of the stories surrounding the Trojan War. RETURN FROM TROY begins after the sacking of Troy, covering Odysseus's trials and Agamemnon's fate.

The Heroes Return is the second volume in this masterful retelling of the myths surrounding the Trojan War. In two parts the final novel begins by covering the return of Agamemnon to Mycenae, his murder by...

cena: 426
The Return from Troy
 The Treasure of Montsegur: A Novel of the Cathars Sophy Burnham 9780060000806

One woman's unforgettable quest for freedom, love, and god.

cena: 381
The Treasure of Montsegur: A Novel of the Cathars
 Living Water Obery M., Jr. Hendricks 9780060000882

Sprung from the pages of The New Testament, Living Water is a gripping and lyrical portrayal of a young women's search for identity set against the strict social confines of the time. This extraordinary first novel brings to life one of the most mysterious and intriguing characters in the Bible - the woman at the well.

In a village torn apart by senseless...

cena: 381
Living Water
 Fanny: A Fiction Edmund White 9780060004859

In her fifties, Mrs. Frances Trollope became famous overnight for her book attacking the United States. Twenty-five years later, she sharpens her pen for her most controversial work yet -- the biography of her old friend, the radical and feminist Fanny Wright. She recalls the 1820s when the young Fanny erupted into the Trollopes' sleepy English cottage like a volcano, her red hair flying, her...

cena: 357
Fanny: A Fiction
 In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden Kathleen Cambor 9780060007577
In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden is the story of a bittersweet romance set against the backdrop of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood -- a tragedy that cost some 2,200 lives when the South Fork Dam burst on Memorial Day weekend, 1889. The dam was the site of a gentlemen's club that attracted some of the wealthiest industrialists of the day -- Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Mellon, and Andrew...
cena: 381
In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden
 The Blackbirder: Book Two of the Brethren of the Coast James L. Nelson 9780060007799

In a blind rage, King James, ex-slave and now Marlowe's comrade in arms, slaughters the crew of a slave ship and makes himself the most wanted man in Virginia. The governor gives Marlowe a choice: Hunt James down and bring him back to hang or lose everything Marlowe has built for himself and his wife, Elizabeth.

Marlowe sets out in pursuit of the ex-slave turned pirate, struggling to...

cena: 403
The Blackbirder: Book Two of the Brethren of the Coast
Set in the vast and unforgiving prairie of eastern Montana from 1916 to 1946, In Open Spaces is the compelling story of the Arbuckle brothers:

GeorgeA rising baseball star who mysteriously drowns in the river

JackA World War I veteran who abandons his family only to return to reclaim the family ranch

BobThe youngest...
cena: 381
In Open Spaces
 Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Denmark, 1807 Bernard Cornwell 9780060084530

"The greatest writer of historical adventures today."
--Washington Post

Critically acclaimed, perennial New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell (Agincourt, The Fort, the Saxon Tales) makes real history come alive in his breathtaking historical fiction. Praised as "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brian" (Agincourt, The Fort), Cornwell has...

cena: 381
Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Denmark, 1807
 The Commissariat of Enlightenment Ken Kalfus 9780060501396

Russia, 1910. Leo Tolstoy lies dying in Astapovo, a remote railway station. Members of the press from around the world have descended upon this sleepy hamlet to record his passing for a public suddenly ravenous for celebrity news. They have been joined by a film company whose cinematographer, Nikolai Gribshin, is capturing the extraordinary scene and learning how to wield his camera as a...

cena: 403
The Commissariat of Enlightenment
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