By Alan Gold
In the page-turning well known style trail-blazed through Antonia Fraser and Phillippa Gregory, The Pretender’s Lady, Alan Gold’s meticulously researched novel, safely opens history’s pages on a peerless girl who helped switch the process heritage and whose legend lives on in Scotland todayFlora MacDonald.
She was once the main well-known Scotswoman of her day, unmarried handedly saving Bonnie Prince Charlie. this can be her fictionalized lifestyles storyher kinfolk with the Prince, her flight to the United States, Ben Franklin’s effect, and her go back to Britain to foyer for peace
But what’s hidden from heritage, published now for the 1st time in Gold’s remarkable new paintings of fiction, is the results of Flora’s and Charlie’s love: a stunning and proficient boy raised on an American farm. yet purely she is familiar with his precise history and his declare to the world’s maximum throne. And merely the genius of Ben Franklin knows how you can use this naïve boy to alter the historical past of America.
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By Kristopher Dukes
Dukes's gripping historic novel tells the story of a determined Albanian lady who will do no matter what it takes to maintain her independence and grab keep watch over of her future...even if it ability swearing to stay a virgin for her complete life.
When eighteen-year-old Eleanora’s father is shot lifeless at the cobblestone streets of 1910 Albania, Eleanora needs to abandon her dream of learning paintings in Italy as she struggles to outlive in a distant mountain village along with her stepmother Meria.
Nearing hunger, Meria secretly sells Eleanora into marriage with the tough inheritor of a strong extended family. purpose on conserving her freedom, Eleanora takes an oath to stay a virgin for the remainder of her life—a culture that offers her the fitting to reside as a guy: she is now head of her loved ones and will paintings for a dwelling in addition to hold a gun. Eleanora may also perform the vengeful blood feuds that eat the mountain tribes, yet she is probably not killed—unless she forsakes her vow, which she has no goal of ever doing.
But whilst an injured stranger stumbles into her existence, Eleanora nurses him again to healthiness, saving his life—yet risking her personal as she falls in love with him...
“It’s difficult to think that the tradition Dukes describes used to be ever genuine, however the volume of study she placed into this e-book certainly shines via. the tale is still interesting all through; readers will certainly locate it tricky to place this novel down.”—San Francisco e-book Review
By Paul M. Levitt
By Stephanie Thornton
Hatshepsut enters a loveless marriage along with her part brother, Thut, to safe his declare to the Isis Throne and bring a male inheritor. however it is one other of Thut’s better halves, the commoner Aset, who bears him a son, whereas Hatshepsut develops a searing charm for his outstanding adviser Senenmut. And while Thut without warning dies, Hatshepsut turns into de facto ruler, as regent to her two-year-old nephew.
Once, Hatshepsut expected being unfastened to dwell and love as she selected. Now she needs to positioned Egypt first. Ever bold, she is going to lead an enormous military and construct nice temples, yet constantly she is going to be torn among the calls for of management and the needs of her center. or even as she makes her boldest movement of all, her enemies will plot her downfall....
Once back, Stephanie Thornton brings to existence a striking girl from the far-off earlier whose willingness to defy culture replaced the process background.
By Charlie (Chawtoma) Davis
By G. Clifton Wisler
Mastincala joins loopy Horse and the Oglala on their rides opposed to the Crow, struggling with opposed to the encroachment and overhunting of huge Horn state. He earns the identify Tacante, Buffalo middle, for his braveness in the course of one rather fierce conflict, and sheds his softer boyhood character. while gold is stumbled on within the sacred Black Hills, a sequence of unstoppable occasions is decided in motion—culminating within the bloody bloodbath at Little tremendous Horn. in the middle of the turmoil, Mastincala needs to make a decision the best way to forge a destiny for his family members whereas protecting the glory and culture of his ancestors.Lakota vividly information the fight of the Lakota humans opposed to the white guy for keep an eye on in their looking grounds, and gives a relocating, bittersweet portrait of the interval that marked the tip of a life-style for the Plains Sioux.
By Ann Fairbairn
By Mario Bencastro
Rogelio’s first intuition is to flee the insanity and accompany his boss and good friend into exile. yet future takes one other radical twist, and chilling occasions seal Rogelio’s destiny. he's pressured to stay and sign up for the fight for justice and freedom in his fatherland. greater than a political novel, A Shot within the Cathedral is a tribute to the patience of the human spirit. Its protagonists are usual those that try to dwell traditional lives in the course of harmful and oppressive situations.
Not a propagandistic or partisan view of the strife, A Shot within the Cathedral is impressive for its sensitivity, restraint and poetic imaginative and prescient of the tragic and inhuman occasions and activities that polarized not just the folk of El Salvador but additionally these of the U.S., Latin the USA and Europe.
By J.E. Lonergan,A. Guerisoli
By Ben DeSantis