Tagged 'historical'


The Knight and the Rose

Isolde Martyn

He was meant to be her saviour. Instead Johanna finds herself snared in a web of deceit with a handsome, mysterious stranger.

He was meant to be her saviour. Instead Johanna finds herself snared in a web of deceit with a handsome, mysterious stranger.

Fleur-de-lis

Isolde Martyn

Fleur’s life depends upon her outwitting the man she is drawn to above all others.

Fleur’s life depends upon her outwitting the man she is drawn to above all others.

The Silver Bride

Isolde Martyn

When it’s love versus loyalty, every choice could be your last.

When it’s love versus loyalty, every choice could be your last.

Day of Judgment: The Janna Chronicles 6

Felicity Pulman

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Devil’s Brew: The Janna Chronicles 5

Felicity Pulman

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Pilgrim of Death: The Janna Chronicles 4

Felicity Pulman

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Unholy Murder: The Janna Chronicles 3

Felicity Pulman

Love, revenge, secrets-and murder-in a medieval kingdom at war.

Love, revenge, secrets-and murder-in a medieval kingdom at war.

Stolen Child: The Janna Chronicles 2

Felicity Pulman

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Blood Oath: The Janna Chronicles 1

Felicity Pulman

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

Love, revenge, secrets – and murder – in a medieval kingdom at war.

And in the Morning

GM Hague

This is the story of two brothers, Jonathon and Joseph White, who are caught up in the excitement of the new war in Europe in 1914 and enlist to fight the Hun. Amidst the horror of the battlefields, a love story begins. Rose is a volunteer in the Nurses Corps and risks her life close to the fighting working among the wounded and the dying.

This is the story of two brothers, Jonathon and Joseph White, who are caught up in the excitement of the new war in Europe in 1914 and enlist to fight the Hun. Amidst the horror of the battlefields, a love story begins. Rose is a volunteer in the Nurses Corps and risks her life close to the fighting working among the wounded and the dying.

Fire in Summer

JH Fletcher

A gripping tale of love and loss, intrigue and betrayal, and of the desire to possess the land that sets the Warren family at each other’s throats.

A gripping tale of love and loss, intrigue and betrayal, and of the desire to possess the land that sets the Warren family at each other’s throats.

Eagle on the Hill

JH Fletcher

It is the 1880s, and the paddle steamers are all that keep the tiny communities of the Murray River together.

It is the 1880s, and the paddle steamers are all that keep the tiny communities of the Murray River together.

Keepers of the House

JH Fletcher

Annaliese and Anna are two women divided by time but united by a common destiny and the heritage whose dramatic history exerts so powerful an influence upon their lives.

Annaliese and Anna are two women divided by time but united by a common destiny and the heritage whose dramatic history exerts so powerful an influence upon their lives.

Sun in Splendour

JH Fletcher

A compelling story of a woman’s struggle for her art – and for love.

A compelling story of a woman’s struggle for her art – and for love.

View from the Beach

JH Fletcher

After all the trials and triumphs, the sea was still there …

After all the trials and triumphs, the sea was still there …

Wings of the Storm

JH Fletcher

Cal Jessop returns to his home on the South Australian coast, still blaming himself for what happened one fateful evening in Paris.

Cal Jessop returns to his home on the South Australian coast, still blaming himself for what happened one fateful evening in Paris.

Voice of Destiny

JH Fletcher

Lucia Visconti is feted in opera houses around the world. But it has been a long and arduous journey to the top and her personal life is a disaster …

Lucia Visconti is feted in opera houses around the world. But it has been a long and arduous journey to the top and her personal life is a disaster …

The Cloud Forest

JH Fletcher

A sweeping historical saga and the story of a lost child, from the author of the bestselling View from the Beach.

A sweeping historical saga and the story of a lost child, from the author of the bestselling View from the Beach.

Out of the Silence

Wendy James

Winner of the Best First Australian Crime Novel, Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2006

I hold Jacky close, fix my eyes on the door and walk as fast as I can.

‘Oh, please, don’t run away. Think of your child, if you cannot think of yourself.’

‘What we are suggesting is nothing,’ the man mutters darkly, as I pass through the door and into the brightly lit hall. ‘Nothing. Far worse can happen.’

Far worse.

I have a baby, two shillings, no reputation and nowhere to go, but even so I cannot imagine what far worse might be.

Winner of the Best First Australian Crime Novel, Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2006

I hold Jacky close, fix my eyes on the door and walk as fast as I can.

‘Oh, please, don’t run away. Think of your child, if you cannot think of yourself.’

‘What we are suggesting is nothing,’ the man mutters darkly, as I pass through the door and into the brightly lit hall. ‘Nothing. Far worse can happen.’

Far worse.

I have a baby, two shillings, no reputation and nowhere to go, but even so I cannot imagine what far worse might be.

Down to the Sea

John Little

For over a century the Warren family has earned a hard and dangerous living, fishing out of Eden on the south coast of New South Wales. From the family’s first fisherman, Old Ike, plying the coast in an open sailing boat in the late nineteenth century, to the Warrens today, using satellites and computers; from handlining to the brutal efficiency of purse seining, we witness a century of profound change that has forever altered the nature of our oceans. As …