A Single Thread

1932 After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fianc , Violet Speedwell has become a surplus woman, one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered

Butterfly Yellow

In the final days of the Vi t Nam War, H ng takes her little brother, Linh, to the airport, determined to find a way to safety in America In a split second, Linh is ripped from her arms and H ng is left behind in the war torn country Six years later, H ng has made the brutal journey from Vi t Nam

The Shadow King

A gripping novel set during Mussolini s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record With the threat of Mussolini s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles

The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire

From the bestselling author of Return of a King, the story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country In August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government r

Memories of Glass

Reminiscent of Diane Ackerman s The Zookeeper s Wife, this stunning novel draws from true accounts to shine a light on a period of Holland s darkest history and bravest heroes 1942 As war rips through the heart of Holland, childhood friends Josie van Rees and Eliese Linden partner with a few darin

Today We Go Home

Seattle, Washington Larkin Bennett has always known her place, whether it s surrounded by her loving family in the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, or riding on a dusty convoy in Afghanistan But all that changed the day tragedy struck her unit and took away everything she held dear Soon af

The Fifth Column

1 New York Times bestselling author of The One Man Andrew Gross once again delivers a tense, stirring thriller of a family torn apart set against the backdrop of a nation plunged into war February, 1939 Europe teeters on the brink of war In New York City, twenty two thousand cheering Nazi suppo

The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution

From the Pulitzer Prize winning historian, an authoritative story of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation s foundation The Declaration of Independence announced equality as an American ideal, but it took the Civil War and the subsequent adoption of three constitutional ame

Cilka's Journey

In this follow up to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, the author tells the story, based on a true one, of a woman who survives Auschwitz, only to find herself locked away again Cilka Klein is 18 years old when Auschwitz Birkenau is liberated by Soviet soldiers But Cilka is one of the many women who is