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Leah Fleming, In the Heart of the Garden , Head of Zeus story of an ancient garden transformed from a Saxon clearing, to a monastery, to a Tudor dwelling, to the present-day garden. Rachel Fordham, Yours Truly, Thomas , Revell a prairie romance; a young woman finds love and belonging when a letter bound for someone else finds its way into her hands. Lois H. Gresh, Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu adventures. John J. Inspirational romance. Inspired by true events. Talese debut novel following the lives of three groundbreaking women—cinema legends who lit up the twentieth century.
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Owen Matthews, Black Sun , Doubleday a chilling thriller set in in one of the most secretive locations in Soviet history. Pablo Medina, The Cuban Comedy , The Unnamed Press love story steeped in political satire, poetry, and touches of magical realism — background s Cuba. Jean Moran, Tears of the Dragon , Head of Zeus epic saga full of intrigue, exotic locations, the horrors of war, and its aftermath. Gill Paul, The Lost Daughter , Headline multi-period journey through decades and across continents, of love, devastating loss and courage against all odds.
First in historical trilogy. Laura L. Mary Ellen Taylor, Spring House , Montlake lives of two women, a century apart, converge in this enthralling novel of love, mystery, memories, and secrets. Tjia, A Necessary Murder , Legend historical crime thriller where the twists and turns are as numerous and dark as the London streets which serve as their setting. Alternative history. Ludmila Ulitskaya, trans. Cassie Fancher, Street of Widows , Green Writers debut collection of stories of small town American women navigating grief and loss.
Carrie Hope Fletcher, When the Curtain Falls , Sphere multi-period theatre ghost story of unrequited love and revenge. Minrose Gwin, The Accidentals , Wm Morrow following the death of their mother, the McAlister daughters have to cope with ripple effect of this tragedy as they come of age in s Mississippi. Lisa Howorth, Summerlings , Doubleday a Cold War coming-of-age story in which three best friends confront their fears of the Bomb, Russian spies, girls, and their role in the tragic accident that ushers them into adulthood. Aukland, Kuang, The Dragon Republic , Harper Voyageur fantasy combining the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters.
Sequel to The Poppy War. Sarah Lark, trans. Kate Northrop , The Fire Blossom , Amazon Crossing family saga of two women in 19th-century New Zealand and their epic journey to survive in a world of their own making. Lorac, Murder in the Mill-Race , PPP Chief Inspector Macdonald faces one of his most difficult cases in a village determined not to betray its dark secrets to a stranger.
Alix Nathan, The Warlow Experiment , Doubleday historical novel about an 18th-c experiment in personal isolation that yields unexpected and shatteringly human results. Until mid-October , when a theft sets off a crime wave. Mary Doria Russell, The Women of the Copper Country , Atria inspiring novel about Annie Clements—the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a strike against the largest copper mining company in the world.
Bill Schutt, J. Lewis Shiner, Outside the Gates of Eden , Head of Zeus using the music business as a window into the history of half a century, this is both epic and intimate, realistic and ultimately hopeful. Stuart, Singapore Sapphire , Berkley Harriet Gordon stumbles into a murderous web of stolen gems and cutthroat thieves as she runs from her past in early 20th-century Singapore. Olga Tokarczuk, illus. Jennifer Croft, Flights , Riverhead multi-period novel explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Martin Walser, trans.
Jeffrey Archer, Nothing Ventured , St. RJ Baker, The Bone Ships , Orbit a crew of condemned criminals embarks on a suicide mission to hunt the first sea dragon seen in centuries in first book of this historical fantasy trilogy. James R. Jeffries and the Alms of the Angel , Berkley Victorian mystery series. Jessie Burton, The Confession , Picador story of three women and the complex connections they have shared across decades and continents. Karen Campbell, The Sound of the Hours , Bloomsbury Circus wartime historical novel about love, loss, and conflict in an occupied Italian town. Jack Chambers, illus.
Tracy Chevalier, A Single Thread , Viking — a woman is drawn into a society of women who embroider kneelers for the Cathedral, carrying on a centuries-long tradition of bringing comfort to worshippers. Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Water Dancer , One World a young slave with magical gifts enlists in the underground war between slavers and the enslaved.
Sam Taylor, After the War , Europa multi-layered tale of vengeance and retribution set in s Bordeaux. Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, trans. Frank Wynne, Animalia , Grove Press literary epic that retraces the history of a modest French peasant family over the 20th century as they develop their small plot of land into an industrial pig farm. Marente De Moor, trans. David Doherty, The Dutch Maiden , World Editions Germany, where Nazism is taking hold, a young Dutch girl, is sent to an embittered aristocrat to train as a fencer.
Sara Donati, Where the Light Enters , Berkley epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth-century New York and the transformative power of bravery and love. Marina Endicott, The Difference , Knopf Canada novel about two sisters who live aboard a merchant ship on a fateful voyage through the South Pacific in Anglo-Saxon Britain. Bernicia Chronicles VI. Alix E. Harrow, The Ten Thousand Doors of January , Redhook in the early s, a young woman searches for her place in the world after finding a mysterious book. Jane Kirkpatrick, One More River to Cross , Revell beset by storms, bad timing, and desperate decisions, 8 women, 17 children, and one man must outlast winter in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Julia Kristeva, trans.
Ji-min Lee, The Starlet and the Spy , Harper Seoul, — portrayal of unexpected kinship between two very different women, and of the surprising connections that can change, or even save, a life. Suzanne Matson, Ultraviolet , Catapult novel about three generations of women set largely in the American West during much of the twentieth century.
A gentlewoman flees an arranged marriage, a Scottish proctor returns to his monastery and a young ploughman is on his way to volunteer with a company of archers. All come together on the road to Calais. Beth Piatote, The Beadworkers , Counterpoint stories in the landscapes of the Native Northwest, exploring the inventive and unforgettable pattern of Native American life. Tobias Roberts, The Revisionist , Dalkey Archive outlines the lives and tragedies of the psychiatrist Isaac Himmelfarb and his wife, Sarah, whose marriage is strained by the grief of a miscarriage. A woman lands on the Scottish coast from a German flying boat and goes to ground, hunted by British Intelligence.
Elizabeth Speller, The Hedge of Thorns , Pegasus mysterious love story—set in the divided city of Berlin in —evoking post-war themes of loss, identity, and betrayal. Matteo Strukul, trans. Faith Sullivan, Ruby and Roland , Milkweed at a historical moment when young women are expected to be focused on courtship and marriage, the industrious Ruby looks to expand her horizons. Stella Tillyard, The Great Level , Atria spanning several decades in 17th-c Great Britain and America — a love story exploring the power of nature versus man and man versus woman.
Jen Turano, Diamond in the Rough , Bethany House as part of a bargain with her grandmother, Poppy Garrison accepts an unusual proposition to participate in the New York social season. Jane Zinser, Fly Like a Bird , BQB Publishing a young girl of the s discovers her family and the people in her town are keeping secrets about the night a car crash killed her parents.
Mark Barr, Watershed , Hub City Press set in in rural Tennessee, with the construction of a monumental dam serving as background—story of characters whose ambitions and yearnings threaten to overflow the banks of their time and place. Pamela Bell, Christmas at Emmerdale , Trapeze August , and a terrible war begins, one that will affect the lives of everyone in the village of Beckindale. Gregory Benford, Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape , Saga Press a history professor travels back to and becomes a successful Hollywood screenwriter. William Bennett, The Last Man at the Inn , Ensign Peak Simon, a spice merchant and a Jew without deeply felt religious beliefs, begins his lifelong journey as one of the first new Christians as his life intersects with Jesus.
Raymond Benson, Blues in the Dark , Skyhorse a s and present-day Hollywood crime drama that tackles racism, sexism, and murder. Mireille Best, trans. John Blumenthal, The Strange Courtship of Abigail Bird , Regal House a lonely literature professor falls in love with a student whose passion for writing equals his own. Dale Carothers, Daniel DeVargas, illus. Melissa Hardy, The Oracle of Cumae , Second Story a young woman rescues their revered and ancient oracle from destruction. Olivia Hawker, One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow , Lake Union Wyoming, — two resilient women must decide how to trust each other—or else risk losing everything they hold dear.
Helena Janeczek, trans. Ola Larsmo, trans. Tiina Nunnally, Swede Hollow , Univ. James Lovegrove, Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon , Titan Holmes and Watson are visited by a new client who believes she is being haunted by a demonic Christmas spirit. Luigi Malerba, Douglas Grant Heise, trans. Emily Hauser, Ithaca Forever , Univ of California novel portrays Odysseus as a man full of doubts and Penelope as a woman of great depth and strength. Melanie Metzenthin, trans. When Richard and Paula meet in bustling, cosmopolitan Hamburg, everything feels possible until the Nazis take power.
Richard C. Morais, The Man With No Borders , Little A thru reminiscences of life beginning with a bucolic childhood in the s, a father comes to terms with his mortality and secrets. Neil Olson, Before the Devil Fell , Hanover Square novel about the intertwined families of a small New England town, and the history of witchcraft that binds them together. Knight, Ribbons of Scarlet , Wm Morrow stories of six unforgettable women whose paths cross during the French Revolution.
Luanne G. Smith, The Vine Witch , 47North a young witch emerges from a curse to find her world upended in this fantasy of betrayal, vengeance, and self-discovery set in turn-of-the-century France. Georgia Ball, illus. Patrick W. Carr, The End of the Magi , Bethany House fleeing for his life after his adoptive father is put to death, a young magi acolyte begins an epic journey filled with peril. Kimia Eslah, The Daughter Who Walked Away , Roseway Pub explores the lives of three Iranian women, across three generations, as they struggle to love and be loved unconditionally.
Eric Flint, Walter H. Jerry B. Jenkins, Dead Sea Conspiracy , Worthy Books archeologist Nicole Berman is about to discover the key to unifying three major religions, but a dangerous and evil enemy is out to stop her. Joseph Kanon, The Accomplice , Atria espionage novel about a Nazi war criminal who was supposed to be dead, the rogue CIA agent on his trail, and the beautiful woman connected to them both. Rosa Liksom, trans. As the child dies, his mother curses William. Dexter Palmer, Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen , Pantheon in in the small town of Godalming, England, a young woman confounds the medical community by giving birth to dead rabbits.
Heidi Perks, Come Back for Me , Gallery novel deals with the scars left by tragedy and the possibilities for healing. Rachel Shihor, trans. James D. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, trans. Fine in very good dustwrapper. From Samarkand to Stornoway. Very good in very good dustwrapper.. Ahmed, Major General Rafiuddin. This is a print on demand copy of the original.
No date, Naval and Military Press. Aijazuddin, F. Illustrated Views of the 19th Century. Beautifully produced volume printed in Singapore. An Album. In pictorial boards. Many maps and annotated archive photographs of the city sector by sector. Aikath-Gyaltsen, Indrani. Hand printed book of poems bound in cotton handloom sari cloth.
English Men of Letters. The official story of the Air War in Burma. Aitchison, Sir Charles. Rulers of India series. Ex-university library. Very good internally. Boards rubbed and marked. Aitken, Bill. Evocation of railway history and practice. Useful bibliography of books on Indian railways. Owner's bookplate and address label. Otherwise fine in fine dw. Superb evocation of railway history and practice. Aitken, Rhona.here
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Recipes from the Days of the Raj. Colour decorations. Biographical note on EHA. Aiyappan, A. Internally very good but some staining to boards. The Making of India. Observations of a Globetrotter. Lively sketches of his world travels by leading Indian journalist. Diary, Notes and Correspondence of Hector Bolitho. Very good in very good dustwrapper. Alder, L and Dalby, R. Central Asian travels of Arminius Vambery Aldington, Richard.
The Life of T. Lawrence Spine a little faded. Aldrich, Robert edits. A very heavy book. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Alexander, K. Study into conflicts between cultivators and labourers. Very good in dw with loss to front panel. Alexander, Michael and Anand, Sushila.
Duleep Singh Alfieri, Bianca Maria. Sections on provincial and Mughal styles. Ali, A Yusuf. Bound in plain black cloth. Ex-Annamalai University Library. Ali, M. Asaf introduces. Stapled foolscap booklet with paper wrappers. Internally very good. Illustrated in colour on 64 plates painted by G.
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An outstanding copy. Autobiography of celebrated Indian naturalist. Accounts of bird expeditions all over the sub-continent including Burma, Tibet and Afghanistan. Ali, Salim. Published for the Bombay Natural History Society. Fine in very good dw. With plates of paintings in colour.
Well rebound with original spine cloth laid-on. Otherwise very good indeed. The Story of the Nehru-Gandhi Family. Introduction by Salman Rushdie. Ali, Tariq. Paper starting to darken. Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power. Aliph Cheem, Walter Yeldham. Attractive early edition of Anglo-Indian classic illustrated book of humour. In original decorated boards. In original elaborately gilt decorated boards. A little slack and 2 sections loose but a nice edition with fine decoration.
A little slack with extremities rubbed and a little worn but a nice edition with fine decoration. Second Series. First edition of what was to become an Anglo-Indian classic. In the original blue decorated cloth. Internally very good but spine cloth has frayed and split. Binding holding. Small ink stain on fore-edge. A nice edition with fine decoration. Allana, Rahaab and Kumar, Pramod. Coloured Portraiture in India. The Alkazi Collection of Photography. Allchin, Bridget and Raymond. Allen, Charles edits. Leaves from the Indian Journals of Charlotte Canning. Charlotte Canning was wife of the Governor General who died in India in The book draws from her journals, letters, drawings and watercolours.
Otherwis fine in fine dw. His Best Indian Stories. Well-illustrated in colour and black and white from contemporary sources. With 29pp introduction and background to each of the 25 stories. Life of an English Ensign Captain Albert Hervey. Endpaper maps. Many illustrations of the period in colour and black and white. Allen, Charles. Images of British India in the Twentieth Century. Index of 66 contributors with brief summaries of their postings. Using the interview material collected for the radio series of Fine in fine dw but light marginal pencil notes.
A Scrapbook of British India A collection of annotated pictures and ephemera adverts, programmes etc evoking the period. A Journey into Tibetan History. Colour photos. Very good indeed in fine dw. Not issued in dw. India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. Internally fine in fine dw but top edge a little crushed. An Archaeological Scandal. Early investigation of Buddhist sites on the India-Nepal border. Images of British India in the twentieth century. Notes on contributors.
The voices and memories of those who were there collected for radio programmes. Near-fine in fine dw. The Search for India's Lost Emperor. Some light pencil notes and marks throughout. A Short Critical History. Corners slightly scuffed but contents clean and binding sound. Allsop, Thomas edits. In the original cloth. A Journey across the India-Pakistan Border. Modern travel and memories of Partition. A Portrait of the Indian Elephant. Alverstone, Lord and Alcock, C. Its History and Associations. Cloth of spine a little bubbled otherwise very good indeed.
Amatya, Saphalya. Ambirajan, S. An introduction to India's Five Year Plans. Section cut from front endpaper. Ambrose, Kay. Introduction by Ram Gopal. In decorated boards. Presentation copy signed by the author and Ram Gopal. Ex-public library copy. Superb colour photos of the mountains and glaciers of Northern Pakistan.. Amin, Mohamed et al. Many colour photographs.
Socio-Economic Study of a Charotar Village. Study of a village in Gujerat. No date, Sardar Vallabhbhai Vidyapeeth University. Amis, Kingsley. Near-fine in like dw. Presentation inscription. Anand, Krishna. Anand, Mulk Raj afterword. Collages: The Fine Art of V. Colour illustrations on every page. Anand, Mulk Raj et al. Textile binding. Essays on painted and printed cloths. Anand, Mulk Raj. Fine in torn dw in the original slipcase. Story of Indian Paintings. The Indian tradition from ancient times to the 19th century illustrated in colour and in black and white.
Written for young people. Near-fine in chipped and worn dw. Drawings and 10 colour photographs. Dances from the regions of India. Internally excellent. Wrappers rubbed. Very good but light spine cloth grubby and slight fraying to foot of spine. The Indian Desert Thaar. Colour photographs by Vivek Anand. Signed by the author. Anderson, Benedict. Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. How post-colonial countries in Africa and Asia created identities.
Anderson, J. A Biography of H. Very good in very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped and with a creased fron fold-over.. A Non-Climber's Everest. By filmaker with British Services Everest Expedition. Anderson, Kenneth. Ex-Boots Library. Anderson, Mary M. In the steps of Boswell, Beckford and Byron. Anderson, W. Graham Land in Spine lettering faded. Andhare, Shridhar and Singh, Rawat Nahar. Portfolio of 6 prints in colour mounted on card with introductionand notes. A Personal Memoir.
Frontispiece photograph. Andrews, C. His Own Story. Condensation stains on spine under the dw. Excellent internally. Andrews, Charles F edits. His Own Story Continued. Gandhi's account of his work in South Africa. Anglesey, Marquess of edits. John Lockwood Kipling. His Life and Times Front endpaper removed.
Anon Anstey, Christopher.. Small 8vo. Armorial Bookplate. Recased in the original boards. Anon officers of the regiment. Ex-Westminster Public Library with label, rubber stamp marks to maps and plates, spine mark and embossed mark on front board. Mainly relating to campaigns in Afghanistan and on the North-West Frontier.
World War I in Mesopotamia. Anon several officers of the regiment. Hardback facsimile reprint 22 maps. In the original green cloth.
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A transparent laminate has been laid over the cloth. Owner's name and address label. Otherwise a very good copy. Much detail by many contributors on agriculture, famine and irrigation. A study of the effects of canals and their potental. Largely uncut. Volume 2. Extremities scuffed but a very firm copy. Facsimile reprint of Blackwood publication.
No date s , Deep, New Delhi. The travels and observations of a Captain Blisset through Palestine, Persia and by camel train to Mecca. Inscribed 'Ann Steptoe, a reward given for diligence in sewing'. A clean copy in the original cloth. Hinges slack and stitching loose but otherwise a good copy. Annual mission reports bound together with leather spine and corners. A little slack and scuffed. Some contemporary notes on endpapers. There is no title page but no indication of anything having been removed. Stiff card boards with cloth backstrip. No date s Rangoon.
List of current members and former officers back to Contents complete. Front board detached. Title page missing. High Leigh and Ceylon. A family memoir. Illustrated with facsimile of letters from Ceylon and a watercolour of Ceylon in colour as frontispiece. She worked in mission schools. Family inscription. History of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce. Very good in rubbed dw. No date Calcutta. From June to June In 2 vols. Formerly in 'The Royal Library', Clifton. Slack but sound. Labels on front boards and front endpapers. Cloth slightly rubbed. Small label on front board. Photograph of the Nawab Nazim tipped-in as frontispiece.
A collection of letters, treaties, agreements and other documents. English-Tamil Cookery Book. Recipes in English on the left page and in Tamil on the right. The idea was for the memsahib to communicate with her Tamil cook. Let's hope he was literate. Frontispiece cartoon of a s lady speaking to the cook through an interpeter. A Raj item still published in In the original yellow boards. A little rubbed but a sound copy which has clearly not been used for the purpose intended.
S Women's Workshop, Madras. Stiff card covers and tape spine. Folding map. Large folding dynastic table. Top edge a little crushed. A Saga of Courage and Honour. Lists of commanders. A heavy book. Copy number Map and illustrations from paintings in colour.
Bound in green cloth with colour illustration laid-on the front boards. An attempt to co-ordinate the princely states. Presentation copy inscribed to Major P. Glover by the author. Hinges slack but holding. Spine lettering indistinct. Contents sound. Stamped 'forwarded by order of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal'. In later blue cloth binding with leather title label. Ex-college library with minimal embossed markings. No labels or spine markings. A lovely copy. Topographical photographs, photographs of provincial governors and many advertisments. A long section on Burma.
No pictures of the prince. A little wear to top and bottom of spine. Else very good in the original brown cloth. Anstey, F. A Story in Scenes. A Study of Pre-Victorian England. Anthony, Frank. The Story of the Anglo-Indian Community.
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The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal. From Surkhet to Pokhara though the remotest valleys. Bottom edge inked. Antrobus, H. Privately printed history using the archives of a great tea company. The Life and Death of Murtaza Bhutto. Ao, A Lanu edits. Very good in fine dw. Appadorai, A. With the bookplates of Sir Atul Chatterjee. Museum library rubber stamp but no other library markings. Front endpapers detached.
Apte, V. Very good in protected but worn dustwrapper. Arasaratnam, Sinnappah edits and translates. Early 18th century Dutch account of Ceylon. Archer, Mildred introduces. Catalogue of touring exhibition. Archer, Mildred. Index and bibliography. Notes on the artists. The Complete Aquatints. With illustrations, 33 in colour and three maps. Near-fine in near-fine dw. An RIBA monograph.
Archer, W. Victoria and Albert Museum publication. Corners creased. Very good in slightly chipped dw. Boards marked by condensation under the wrapper. Faber Gallery of Oriental Art. A Catalogue and Introduction. Paintings produced in Calcutta between and for sale to pilgrims visiting the temple. Many were collected by Lockwood Kipling. Armour, Tommy. Armstead, Christopher. Will email you, Julia x Like Like. Thanks, Julia. I look forward to reading, and sharing, them.
Great idea, Morgen. Lovely to have another place to put reviews. Thank you, Jenny. I look forward to posting them. Thank you, Tad. I look forward to reading them. Nice idea. I will get back to you if I decide to put my reviews on your site. Have a great weekend. Thanks, Elizabeth, and you. Such a great idea. Thank you for sharing.
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