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61. Some Sunny Day - Madge Lambert

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July 1944. Madge stepped onto a troopship that was to carry her thousands of miles away from home. Only twenty and not long qualified as a nurse, she had signed up to serve in the Burma Campaign, based on the Indian border where a fierce battle was raging. As Madge arrived, she wondered how she would adapt to life in a military hospital. She spent long, exhausting hours nursing the badly-injured young soldiers in her care but found strength in her friendship with the other nurses. And then she met Captain Basil Lambert… Could their fragile, new found romance survive the terrifying final months of war?

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62. Son of the Sun A novel of Akhenaten and Nefertiti - Moyra Caldecott

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In ancient Egypt during the magnificent eighteenth dynasty the Pharaoh Akhenaten and his queen, the strong and beautiful Nefertiti, are engaged in a dramatic battle against the wealthy, corrupt and dangerously powerful priests of Amun. Haunting and full of surprises, Akhenaten: Son of the Sun gives a fascinating glimpse into an ancient civilisation. It is a story about hate and love, despair and hope, but more than that it is the story of extraordinary spiritual and psychic powers being tested to their limits.

Son of the Sun is part of Moyra Caldecott's magnificent Egyptian sequence. Don't miss Daughter of Amun, Daughter of Ra and The Ghost of Akhenaten.

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63. Sugar Money - Jane Harris

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The stunning return from the Orange Prize shortlisted author of The Observations and Gillespie and I

'A vivid, perfectly paced tale of slavery and freedom, innocence and experience, love and despair, Sugar Money is told in an unforgettably beautiful language. What a stunning writer Jane Harris is, mastering an extremely harrowing and complex subject and making it into art.' AMANDA CRAIG

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64. Swords Around the Throne - Ian Ross

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Rewarded for saving the emperor's life in battle, centurion Aurelius Castus is promoted to the Corps of Protectores, the elite imperial bodyguard, the swords around the throne. But he soon discovers the court to be just as hazardous as the battlefield; behind the gilded facade of empire, there are spiralling plots, murderous betrayals and dangerous seductions. And one relentless enemy...

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65. Taking Liberties - Diana Norman

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A remarkable, sparkling historical novel by the author of A Catch of Consequence.

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66. The Colour of Heaven - James Runcie

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67. The Cotton Run - Daniel Wyatt

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Captain Joshua Denning is a veteran of the nighttime cotton runs through the Union blockades off Cape Fear, near Wilmington, in 1863.

During a confrontation on the high seas outside Nassau, Denning clashes with an old adversary, Captain Robert Carlisle, from his days at Annapolis Navy Academy ten years before. The next time they meet, when Denning takes on one final blockade run, carrying the greatest shipment of them all, only one will be victorious...

The Cotton Run gives us a different insight into the American Civil War, a story of love, hate, greed, and double-dealing that takes us deep into the exciting and dangerous world of naval combat, and the controversial blockade-running trade through the strategic Confederate port of Wilmington, North Carolina.

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68. The Cross Maker - Jack A. Taylor

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First century Palestine is a hotbed of political, cultural and religious intrigue. Nazareth carpenter, Caleb ben Samson, and Roman Centurion Sestus Aurelius both want peace. Can the power of the cross and an unlikely partnership accomplish what nothing else has done? Caleb's friend, Yeshi may be the hidden key in a land longing for hope. In the Cross Maker, Jack Taylor weaves a tapestry of creative history, powerful characters, and dynamic dialogue to bring a shadowy world into life. In a land where tragedy is as common as dust the mystery of triumph peaks through.

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69. The Duchess - Danielle Stee;

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The incomparable Danielle Steel breaks new ground as she takes us to nineteenth-century England, where a high-born young woman is forced out into the world – and begins a journey of survival, sensuality and long-sought justice.

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70. The Empty Throne - Bernard Cornwell

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The ruler of Mercia is dying, leaving no apparent heir. His wife is a born leader, but no woman has ever ruled over an English kingdom. And she is without her greatest warrior and champion, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. An empty throne leaves the kingdom exposed to rival West Saxons and to the Vikings, who are on a bloody rampage once more. A hero is needed, a hero who has been in battle all his life, who can destroy the double threat to Mercia. A hero who will ultimately decide the fate of a nation...

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71. The English Girl - Margaret Leroy

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When seventeen-year-old Stella Whittaker is offered the chance to study at the Academy of Music in Vienna it’s a dream-come-true. Seduced by the elegant beauty of the city, Stella explores the magnificent palaces, gardens and fashionable coffee houses, and after a chance meeting in an art gallery, falls in love with Harri Reznik, a young Jewish doctor. But as the threat of war casts a dark shadow over Europe, Stella soon discovers that both the household where she lives and the city she has come to call home are not as welcoming as they once seemed…

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72. The Eye of Callanish - Moyra Caldecott

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At the beginning of the twelfth century on the Island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland, a young girl, Mairi, is persecuted for being in league with the Devil. She believes that she is able to communicate with the ancient people who built the temple of Tall Stones at Callanish.

Mairi is aided in her escape from her persecutors by Neil and the hermit Brother Durston, who we first met in Weapons of the Wolfhound. On the way they face many dangers and frightening situations. But just who are these ancient people that Mairi is communicating with? Neil is fascinated by the search for Truth ... and at the same time terrified of it...

The Eye of Callanish is the sequel to Moyra Caldecott's Weapons of the Wolfhound.

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73. The False Virgin - The Medieval Murderers

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AD 848. Bernwyn of Lythe spurns marriage and chooses to remain a virgin, dedicated to Christ. When she is found murdered in a chapel, butterflies found resting on her body are taken to be a sign from God. But what if Bernwyn was not all she seemed? Could her saintly deeds have been mistakenly attributed to her, and the people have set up a shrine to a false virgin?

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74. The Fatal Tree - Jake Arnott

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London, the 1720s. Welcome to 'Romeville', the underworld of that great city. The financial crash sees the rise of Jonathan Wild, self-styled 'Thief-taker General' who purports to keep the peace while brutally controlling organised crime. Only two people truly defy him: Jack Sheppard, apprentice turned house-breaker, and his lover, the notorious whore and pickpocket Edgworth Bess. From the condemned cell at Newgate, Bess gives her account of how she and Jack formed the most famous criminal partnership of their age; rousing the mob of Romeville against its corrupt master. Bess dictates her narrative to Billy Archer, an aspiring poet, who has his own story of treachery and doomed romance to deliver.

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75. The First Horseman - D. K. Wilson

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The first of a new series investigating real unsolved Tudor crimes, in which D.K. Wilson brings the streets of Tudor London to spectacular life.

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76. The Fortune Hunter - Daisy Goodwin

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In 1875, Sisi, the Empress of Austria is the woman that every man desires and every woman envies. Beautiful and intelligent, Sisi has everything - except happiness. Bored with Hapsburg Court and her dutiful husband, Franz Joseph, Sisi comes to England, where she finds excitement in the dashing form of Captain Bay Middleton.

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77. The Ghost of Akhenaten - Moyra Caldecott

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Who dares challenge the might of the Priests of Amun? A group of people are drawn inexorably together, and impelled by forces unknown to travel to Egypt to investigate what happened to the pharaoh Akhenaten who lived more than three thousand years before. Their adventures are not what any of them expect, and have far-reaching consequences in their lives.

The Ghost of Akhenaten is part of Moyra Caldecott's magnificent Egyptian sequence. Don't miss Daughter of Amun, Son of the Sun and Daughter of Ra.

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78. The Grand Duchess of Nowhere - Laurie Graham

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For Princess Victoria Melita, known as Ducky, her great love was a Romanov, a member of the doomed Russian monarchy. As an adult, Ducky is confined in an unhappy marriage. Desperate for a new life, she begins to look for something more – the adventure leading her far beyond England’s bounds, from Malta to the French Rivera, Finland and St Petersburg...

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79. The Green Lady and the King of Shadows - Moyra Caldecott

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When Lukas stumbles into a hidden tunnel under Glastonbury Tor, he is unprepared for the events that follow. He meets the hermit Collen and assists in the struggle against the mighty Gwyn ap Nudd, a confrontation involving the Earth Goddess and, ultimately, the highest powers in the universe.

Drawing on folklore, myth and legend, Moyra Caldecott weaves a thrilling fantasy of the struggle between good and evil in Dark Ages Britain.

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80. The Heretic's Creed - Fiona Buckley

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Sir William Cecil has a mission for Ursula Blanchard. She must visit group of recusant women led by Abbess Philippa Gould. They possess an ancient book that the Queen's advisor is eager to get hold of. But two of Sir William's previous emissaries vanished without trace in the search. What happened to them and will Ursula suffer the same fate?

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