After his farmhand and cattle are destroyed in a barn fire in Donegal, proud Barnabas Kane is forced to reach out to the community for help only to be met with resentment and sabotage, while his teenage son struggles with a terrible secret and his wife is suffocated by the uncertainty of their future.
Follows the experiences of Ursula's younger brother Teddy, who, throughout the decades after wartime service he never expected to survive, struggles with family life against a backdrop of a changing world.
Aron and a handful of boys and girls in the Warsaw Ghetto smuggle and trade things through the "quarantine walls" to keep their people alive until he is rescued by a Jewish-Polish doctor and advocate of children's rights who instills within him the importance of letting the world know the atrocities they have all suffered at the hands of the enemy.
To mark its 50th anniversary, a new translation of The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass, including a huge cast characters, including Oskar Matzerath, the indomitable drummer; his family; Oskar's midget friends Bebra and Roswitha Raguna. Translated by Breon Mitchell.
Working as an archivist in an under-funded London museum twenty years after a child left in her charge disappeared, Jane investigates a similar disappearance from more than a century earlier and discovers clues about an enigmatic community.
The spark has gone out of Henry VIII's second marriage. When his roving eye leaves Anne Boleyn and begins to settle on Jane Seymour, another woman at court, the monarch turns to his chief adviser, Thomas Cromwell, for help. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies is the second book in a planned trilogy about Cromwell.
Gregory Bridgerton has fallen head over heels for gorgeous Hermione Watson, despite the fact she is love with another, and joins forces with Hermione's best friend, Lady Lucinda Abernathy, to stop the disastrous alliance, but love has its own way of turning everything upside down.
The rakish Duke of Hastings will stop at nothing to hold the marriagemongers and matchmakers of his town at bay, even if it means pretending to be engaged to the lovely Daphne Bridgerton, but strong feelings soon intervene on both sides of this convenient arrangement.
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.
After 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 Texas hometown and confronts the dark forces that traumatized her early years.