From the bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper, Kate Morton brings us her dazzling sixth novel, The Clockmaker's Daughter.
My real name, no one remembers.
The truth about that summer, no one else knows.
In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Th..
Capitanul Jack Aubrey si agentul secret Stephen Maturin, veterani ai multor lupte navale, se reintorc pe mare. Aventurile celor doi si umorul lor cimenteaza o prietenie care ii egaleaza pe D'Artagnan-Athos sau Holmes-Watson. Ciclul de 20 de romane, inceput cu "Master and Commander" ajunge aici la vol. 17, postfatat de Alan Judd. "Ii invidiez pe cei care nu l-au citi niciodata pe O'Brian..
1348; ciuma s-a abatutu asupra Angliei. Si minciunile pe care le rostesti inseamna moarte. Un negutator de relicve speriat, un complotist, un muzician si ucenicul lui, un povestitor ciung, un tanat cuplu fugit in lume, o nevasta in floarea varstei si o fata care stie sa citeasca runele.Un grup de neadaptati care incearca sa scape de ciuma. Dar printre ei s-a furisat un blestem mai intunecat si m..
SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. "Unputdownable." (Guardian). "Gripping." (Sunday Times).
The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the mo..
From the co-author of The Dangerous Book for Boys, comes the first in the widely anticipated Conqueror series featuring Genghis Khan and his descendants. A remarkable story of heroism and adventure, of a boy who had to become a man too soon, of a family and a tribe who had to learn to win to survive. A man without a tribe was at great risk, so the young boy abandoned with his siblings on the har..
The action-packed second novel in the No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, bringing to the epic story of Genghis Khan brilliantly to life The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming but finally, triumphantly, Temujin of the Wolves, Genghis Khan, is given the full accolade of the overall leader and their oaths. Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring peopl..
The third novel in the No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, following the life and adventures of the mighty Genghis Khan and his descendants. Genghis Khan has fulfilled his dream of uniting the many warring tribes of his lands into one great nation. He has taken his armies against the mighty cities of their oldest enemies. Now he finds trouble rising west of the Mongolian plains. His emissaries a..
The 4th novel in the bestselling Conqueror series, continuing the life and adventures of the mighty Khan dynasty. Genghis Khan is dead, but his legend and his legacy live on. His son Ogedai has built a white city on a great plain and made a capital for the new nation. Now the armies have gathered to see which of Genghis' sons has the strength to be khan. The Mongol empire has been at peace for t..
Katherine de Aragon e sortita printului Arthur, fiul si mostenitorul lui Henry VII al Angliei. E crescuta pentru a fi printesa de Wales. Dar Arthur moare si singura ei sansa de a deveni regina e sa se marite cu fratele mai mic al lui Arthur, rasfatatul Henry.
While investigating the savage murder of a religious magnate, Sister Fidelma uncovers a dark world of slavery and abuse within the abbey walls, in Peter Tremayne's thrilling new mystery.
It is AD 670, and Bishop Leodegar has called the church leaders together for an emergency meeting. But a fierce row breaks out and the assembly descends into chaos. Later that evening one of the delegates is ..
La Londra, Henry VIII vrea un mostenitor pentru a asigura succesiunea si a divortat de Katherine de Aragon. La Roma, Papa nu concepe asa ceva. E anul 1356 si Henry are nevoie de un campion care sa apere schimbarile pe care le-a facut in Anglia. Privirea i se opreste asupra tanarului sau var, Reginald Pole, un invatat stralucit care locuieste in Venetia, pentru a sustine cauza divortului. Asa ca Th..
Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of Bedford, uncle to Henry VI. Widowed at the age of nineteen she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her house-hold for love, and then carved out a life for herself as Queen Margaret of Anjou's close friend and a Lancaster supporter - unti..
Watch your step. Keep your wits about you; you will need them . . .' So begins this irresistible voyage into the dark side of Victorian London. Amongst an unforgettable cast of low-lifes, physicians, businessmen and prostitutes, meet our heroine Sugar, a young woman trying to drag herself up from the gutter any way she can. Be prepared for a mesmerising tale of passion, intrigue, ambition and re..
The price for a country. The price for a King. The price for a marriage. The dramatic story of Tom Neave continues…
The second book in the Tom Neave Trilogy, ‘Cromwell’s Blessing’ sees Tom still determined to fight for his principles – democracy, freedom and honour – despite the growing threat to his young family, as England finds itself in the throes of bloody civil war.
The year is now 1..
Makes you want to read every word...the plot is serpentine and satisfying, with enough false trails and distractions to create a genuine mystery' Telegraph The streets of London seethe with rumour and conspiracy as the King's navy battles the French at sea. And while the banks of the Thames swarm with life, a body is dragged from its murky waters. In another part of town, where the air seems swe..
Cruel murder, dangerous lies and a poisonous truth: a fast-paced historical thriller in the bestselling tradition of CJ Sansom and Matthew Pearl.
Death at the Carnival: riddle, ritual and murde. Shrove Tuesday, 1784. While the nobility dance at a masked ball, beautiful Lady Martesen is murdered. Daniel Clode is found by her body, his wrists slit and his memories nightmarish. What has he ..
The epic story of one man’s fight for his love, his God and his country
Arn Magnusson, born into an aristocratic Swedish family, is raised in an old monastery because of an old promise made by his mother. From the start he shows the natural skill and aptitude of a born fighter, yet despite his strength he is innocent in the ways of the world. He is sent from the sheltered walls of the convent..
Discover your new favourite fantasy series . . .
The city of Darien lies at the heart of a dying empire.
Twelve families spoil for a throne soon to be made vacant - by murder or civil war. Into this fevered, hungry city come six strangers:
An orphan and an old swordsman.
A hunter and a pitiless killer.
A young thief and a cynical chancer.
As the sun sinks the ci..
Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in a brand-new historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of Atonement of Blood, The Seventh Trumpet and many more.
Ireland, AD 671. When a curious deputation of religieux arrive in Cashel, death follows close behind. Sister Fidelma and her companion, Eadulf, seem unable to stem the bloodshed. Is one of the deputation responsible? What was the V..
The Artful Dodger is back! Returning to the page for the first time in 175 years, London's most skilled and charismatic thief is back to ply his trade on the capital's streets once more. From the rooftops to the sewers, Dodger leads us on a witty and thrilling adventure through Dickensian London.
A dramatic historical novel about the turbulent life and death of Agrippina, Empress of Rome
Agrippina, wife of Claudius, mother of Nero, was a beautiful and talented woman who saw her father murdered, was banished by her brother, and was killed on the orders of her son. Her freed man, a one-eyed former gladiator named Parmenon, tells of Agrippina's battle to survive in and control the deprav..
The gripping new novel in the internationally renowned Sister Fidelma crime series.
AD 670. An Irish merchant ship is attacked by a pirate vessel off the coast of the Breton peninsular. Murchad, the captain, and a prince from the kingdom of Muman, are killed in cold blood after they have surrendered. Among the other passengers who manage to escape the slaughter are Sister Fidelma of Cashel an..
Edward Rutherfurd's great Irish epic reveals the story of the people of Ireland through the focal point of the island's capital city. The epic begins in pre-Christian Ireland during the reign of the fierce and powerful High Kings at Tara, with the tale of two lovers, the princely Conall and the ravishing Deirdre, whose travails echo the ancient Celtic legend of Cuchulainn. From this stirring beg..
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK - NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER NOLAN AND STARRING KENNETH BRANAGH, TOM HARDY AND MARK RYLANCE.
In 1940, at the French port of Dunkirk, more than 300,000 trapped Allied troops were dramatically rescued from destruction at the hands of Nazi Germany by an extraordinary seaborne evacuation. T..
One man. Seven Kings. England's bloody throne.
‘Iggulden tells an absolutely cracking story. The pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent' The Times
Tenth century England: a divided and broken country of misrule. Yet King Athelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, seeks to unite the kingdom under one crown. By his side is Dunstan of Glastonbury - priest, soldier, visionary a..
Rome was first ruled by kings, then became a republic. But in the end, after conquering the world, the Republic collapsed. Rome was drowned in blood. So terrible were the civil wars that the Roman people finally came to welcome the rule of an autocrat who could give them peace. 'Augustus,' their new master called himself: 'The Divinely Favoured One'.
The lurid glamour of the dynasty founded b..
ONLY THE GODS CAN SAVE THE ROMANS NOW
AD 9, Germania. East of the river Rhine, tribes hostile to Rome prepare a deadly ambush.
Their leader is the charismatic chieftain and trusted ally of Rome, Arminius, whose dream is to drive out the brutal invaders of his land.
Pitted against him are veteran centurion Lucius Tullus and the Roman provincial governor, Varus.
Together with three loc..
From 'the rising star of historical fiction' (Wilbur Smith) a new Eagles of Rome novel, by the Sunday Times bestselling author of Eagles at War.
JUSTICE , HONOUR, REVENGE
AD 14: Five long years have passed since the annihilation of three legions in the wilds of Germania.
Demoted, battle-scarred and hell-bent on revenge, Centurion Tullus and his legionaries begin their fightback. Ranged ..
AD 15. The German chieftain Arminius has been defeated, one of the lost Roman eagles recovered, and thousands of German tribesmen slain.
Yet these successes aren’t nearly enough for senior centurion Lucius Tullus. Not until Arminius is dead, his old legion’s eagle found and the enemy tribes completely vanquished will he rest.
But Arminius – devious, fearless – is burning for rev..
It is 42 AD, and Quintus Licinius Cato has just arrived in Germany as a new recruit to the Second Legion, the toughest in the Roman army. If adjusting to the rigours of military life isn't difficult enough for the bookish young man, he also has to contend with the disgust of his colleagues when, because of his imperial connections, he is appointed a rank above them. As second-in-command to Macro..
Cand centurionul Macro debarca pe tarmul Britaniei impreuna cu armata invadatoare a imperatorului Claudius, stie ca va avea de-a face cu cea mai dura campanie din lunga lui cariera sub arme. Dar nimic nu-l pregatise pentru ferocitatea si curajul tenace al razboinicilor britanici.
In anul 44 d.Chr, dupa lupte sangeroase, Camulodunum (azi - Colchester) a cazut in fata invadatorului roman. In vreme ce generalul Plautius, conducator al Legiunii a Doua, isi planuieste urmatoarea campanie, sotia si copiii lui cad in mainile unor druizi care cer in schimbul lor eliberarea druizilor capturati de romani. Doi voluntari din legiunea lui Plautius, Cato si Macro, trebuie sa patrunda ..
Armata romana a invadat Britania si s-a lovit de o rezistenta neasteptata. In vara lui 44, fiorul revoltei strabate triburile conduse de Attrebatans, oficial prieten al Romei, si sunt gata sa explodeze. Centurionii Macro si Cato trebuie sa il ajute pe batranul Verica sa isi alcatuiasca o armata si sa ii antreneze oamenii pentru a-si apara regele
AD 44, Britannia. A devastating defeat leaves the men of Rome's Second Legion with an impossible decision. The epic fifth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes UNDER THE EAGLE, CENTURION and BRITANNIA.
THE EAGLE'S PREY is the thrilling fifth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell and..
IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME!
THE EAGLE'S PROPHECY is the powerful sixth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire seires. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Praise for Simon Scarrow's gripping novels: 'Ferocious and compelling' Daily Express
The Adriatic Sea, AD 45. Cato and Macro, centurions of the Roman army, are horrified to learn that they fa..
AD 46, Judaea. A beleaguered Roman cohort must quash tribal revolts threatening the empire's eastern province. The seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes THE EAGLE'S CONQUEST, BRITANNIA and CENTURION.
THE EAGLE IN THE SAND is the action-packed seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans ..
The eighth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman series. In the first century AD the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy Parthia. Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom. Palmyra's royal household is on the brink of open revolt, and so a task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defe..
AD 48. Fate lands centurions Macro and Cato in Crete, just as an attempt to overthrow Roman rule erupts. The ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. THE GLADIATOR is the action packed and compelling ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell.
While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to R..
Cand actiunile unui gladiator rebel din Egipt ameninta stabilitatea Imperiului Roman, prefectul Cato si centurionul Macro stiu ca trebuie oprit. Oamenii din partea locului ii considera vinovati pe romani pentru atacurile lui Ajax si ale bandei lui de-a lungul coastelor egiptene. Iar acum, cand nubienii ataca frontiera de sud, Egiptul e in mare primejdie. Guvernatorul Egiptului le da lui Cato si ..
The brand new thrilling Roman adventure - a Top Ten bestseller in hardback - from Simon Scarrow, author of THE LEGION and THE GLADIATOR. The city of Rome in AD 50 is a dangerous place. Treachery lurks on every corner, and a shadowy Republican movement, 'the Liberators', has spread its tentacles wide. It is feared that the heart of the latest plot lies in the ranks of the Praetorian Guard. Uncert..
For nearly ten years, the Roman Empire has fought ceaselessly to strengthen its hold over Britannia. But opposition from native tribes led by the ruthless warrior Caratacus threatens to destroy everything. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are summoned by Governor Ostorius to Londinium. Tasked with leading a newly formed cavalry cohort into the heartland of Wales, they must destroy the growing re..
The Sunday Times bestselling author of THE GLADIATOR and CENTURION returns with another unputdownable, thrilling and action-packed novel of the Roman army in Britannia.
The Roman Empire's conquest of Britannia is under threat from within. A messenger on the streets of Rome has been intercepted and tortured, revealing a plot to sabotage the Roman army's campaign against Caratacus, commander of..
A Sunday Times top ten bestseller. Shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Wintery Roman Britain in AD 52 is the setting for an action-packed novel of courage, camaraderie and warfare from No. 1 bestselling Simon Scarrow, author of BROTHERS IN BLOOD and GLADIATOR. The fourteenth novel in the bestselling Eagles of the Empire series.
Simon Scarrow's veteran Roman soldier heroe..
The Sunday Times bestesller. INVICTUS is a gripping, authentic and exciting novel of the Roman army from bestselling author Simon Scarrow. Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.
It is AD 54. The soldiers of the Roman army patrol a growing Empire, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, from the Atlantic to the banks of the Nile. Rome brutally enforces its rule, an..
A Sunday Times bestseller
AD 54. The Emperor Claudius is dead. The threat of civil war hangs over the Empire. Roman army Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro could save the day - or lose their lives in the fighting. The brilliant new adventure in the Eagles of the Empire series. From the Sunday Times-bestselling author of INVICTUS and CENTURION.
Simon Scarrow's DAY OF ..
From the spectacle of gladiatorial combat to the intrigue of the Senate, from the foreign wars that secure the power of the empire to the betrayals that threaten to tear it apart, this is the remarkable story of the man who would become the greatest Roman of them all: Julius Caesar. In the city of Rome, a titanic power struggle is about to shake the Republic to its core. Citizen will fight citiz..