A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge, #3)

A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge, #3)In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love Ned Willard wants nothing than to marry

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The Burning Chambers

The Burning ChambersBringing sixteenth century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse s The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties Carcassonne 1562 Nineteen year old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at

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Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and MichelangeloFrom 1501 1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti both lived and worked in Florence Leonardo was a charming, handsome fifty year old at the peak of his career Michelangelo was a temperamental sculptor in his mid twenties, desperate to make a name for himself.Michelangelo is a virtual

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Fatal Throne

Fatal ThroneFatal Throne, a book about Henry VIII and his six wives, coordinated by Candace Fleming Fleming and six other authors will each contribute a story from different points of view M.T Anderson, Jennifer Donnelly, Stephanie Hemphill, Deborah Hopkinson, Linda Sue Park, and Lisa Ann Sandell.

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Fools and Mortals

Fools and MortalsNew York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell makes a dramatic departure with this enthralling, action packed standalone novel that tells the story of the first production of A Midsummer s Night Dream as related by William Shakespeare s estranged younger brother Lord, what fools these mortals

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The Phantom Tree

The Phantom TreeThere is much to enjoy in a sumptuous novel that slips between present day and 1557 Sunday Mirror My name is Mary Seymour and I am the daughter of one queen and the niece of another Browsing antiques shops in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait supposedly of

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The Outcasts of Time

The Outcasts of TimeDecember 1348 With the country in the grip of the Black Death, brothers John and William fear that they will shortly die and go to Hell But as the end draws near, they are given an unexpected choice either to go home and spend their last six days in their familiar world, or to search for

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Incendium (Christopher Radcliff, #1)

Incendium (Christopher Radcliff, #1)Librarian note older cover of B019CGXR16 Summer, 1572 and England is vulnerable Fear of plague and insurrection taint the air, and heresy, fanaticism and religious unrest seethe beneath the surface of society Rumour and mistrust lead to imprisonment, torture and sometimes murder To the young

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Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession (Six Tudor Queens, #2)

Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession (Six Tudor Queens, #2)Anne Boleyn A King s Obsession by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of Katherine of Aragon The True Queen, is the second captivating novel in the Six Tudor Queens series An unforgettable portrait of the ambitious woman whose fate we know all too well, but whose true motivations may

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and JulietIn Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love It is not simply that their families disapprove the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud In this death filled setting, the movement from love at first sight to the lovers final

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's DreamShakespeare s intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander Bad news is, Hermia s father wants Demetrius for a son in law On the outside is Helena, whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius Hermia

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