Brilliant and beautiful, independent sixteenth-century sea captain Skye O'Malley flees an unwanted, abusive marriage and sails her own fleet of ships around the world, stopping only to match wits with royalty and explore her sensual and passionate nature.
When his farewell departure for World War II is shattered by an act of violence involving an escaped German soldier, bombardier Frankie Washburn witnesses the unfolding of consequences that reverberate for several years.
Loving the beautiful but damaged Ruby all of his life, Ephram is torn between his dutiful sister and a chance for a life with Ruby when the latter returns to their small East Texas hometown and confronts the dark forces that traumatized her early years.
A saga of three generations of the indomitable Cleary family begins in the early 1900s when Paddy Cleary, a poor New Zealand farm laborer, moves his wife and children to the Australian sheep station owned by his wealthy sister.
This collection of short stories from the author of Birds of a Lesser Paradise depicts the forgotten lives of women who almost achieved fame and notoriety, including Lord Byron's illegitimate daughter, Oscar Wilde's niece and Edna St. Vincent Milay's sister. 30,000 first printing.
While writing the biography of a cyber criminal whose virus allowed hundreds of asylum seekers and prisoners to escape, journalist Felix Moore struggles to convey the hacker's intentions as a political protest against Australia's relationship with the United States.
While overcoming their respective pasts to audition for showgirl roles at an exclusive San Francisco nightclub, three Asian-American girls rely on each other for survival until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor causes one of them to be betrayed and sent to an internment camp.
In 1547, as the Scots prepare for war against England, a ship arrives from Campvere with an illicit cargo and Francis Crawford of Lymond, a dangerous nobleman, accused of treason and hunted by friend and foe alike, who leads a company of outlaws in his struggle to redeem his reputation. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa, a large silent house now bereft of brothers, husband and even servants, life is about to be transformed, as impoverished widow Mrs Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers.
A blind French girl on the run from the German occupation and a German orphan-turned-resistance tracker struggle with their respective beliefs after meeting on the Brittany coast.