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December 3, 2013
London ; New York : Knox Robinson Pub., 2013, c2012. ©2012.
349 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
The name Doc Holliday conjures images of the Wild West and the shootout at the OK Corral, but before he was a Western legend he was a Southern son, born in the last days of the Old South with family links to the author of Gone with the Wind. Now this amazing story is told for the first time in a trilogy of novels entitled Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday. The story begins with Inheritance, set during the turbulent times of the American Civil War, as young John Henry Holliday welcomes home his heroic father and learns a terrible secret about his beloved mother. Inheritance is the first novel in an epic tale of heroes and villains, dreams lost and found, families broken and reconciled, of sin and recompense and the redeeming power of love.
November 25, 2013
Vega-Gil Rueda, Armando, 1955- author.
México, D.F. ; Ediciones B México, 2013.
436 pages ; 23 cm
"2a. edición con capítulo nuevo"--Cover.
This is a hilarious and extremely funny story, a pounding descent into the more terrible and disgusting hell, but also more fun, in Mexico City. Nasty nightclubs, morgues, stinking holes, sweaty places, no place is too frightening for the protagonist to do the ugly.
October 30, 2013
Oak, B. B
New York : Kensington Books, 2013
345 p. ; 21 cm.
"Henry David Thoreau leaves the seclusion of Walden Pond to help investigate a series of murders in the first in B. B. Oak's fascinating new historical mystery series, set against the bucolic backdrop of 19th century New England."--Cover p.
October 25, 2013
Erickson, Carolly, 1943-
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
276 pages ; 25 cm
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Wife of Henry VIII comes a powerful and moving novel about Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife and mother of Mary I When young Catherine of Aragon, proud daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, is sent to England to marry the weak Prince Arthur, she is unprepared for all that awaits her: early widowhood, the challenge of warfare with the invading Scots, and the utimately futile attempt to provide the realm with a prince to secure the succession. She marries Arthur's energetic, athletic brother Henry, only to encounter fresh obstacles, chief among them Henry's infatuation with the alluring but wayward Anne Boleyn. In The Spanish Queen, bestselling novelist Carolly Erickson allows the strong-willed, redoubtable Queen Catherine to tell her own story--a tale that carries her from the scented gardens of Grenada to the craggy mountains of Wales to the conflict-ridden Tudor court. Surrounded by strong partisans among the English, and with the might of Spanish and imperial arms to defend her, Catherine soldiers on, until her union with King Henry is severed and she finds herself discarded--and tempted to take the most daring step of her life. Carolly Erickson's historical entertainments continue to succeed in creating a unique blend of historical authenticity and page-turning drama. "-- Provided by publisher.
October 9, 2013
Stinson, Susan, 1960-
Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, 
iv, 305 pages ; 22 cm
"In his famous sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Jonathan Edwards compared a person dangling a spider over a hearth to God holding a sinner over the fires of hell. Here, spiders and insects preach back. No voice drowns out all others: Leah, a young West African woman enslaved in the Edwards household; Edwards's young cousins Joseph and Elisha, whose father kills himself in fear for his soul; and Sarah, Edwards' wife, who is visited by ecstasy. Ordinary grace, human failings, and extraordinary convictions combine in unexpected ways to animate this New England tale"-- Provided by publisher.
September 23, 2013
Berkeley, CA : Soft Skull Press, 2013.
372 pages ; 24 cm
Iris Smyles is undecided about what to do with her life, as she tries her hand at being a teacher, T-shirt designer, and sex columnist, goes to Greece, and tries to find consolation with friends while pursuing a hard-partying lifestyle.
September 20, 2013
New York : Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, .
445 pages ; 21 cm
Readers Guide includes (p. 423-445)
"A Ballantine Books Trade Paperback Original"--Title page verso.
The final years of Louis XVI's reign is told through the eyes of the legendary Austrian woman who became the French queen and never actually said, "Let them eat cake."
September 16, 2013
New York : Crown Publishers, 
366 pages ; 22 cm
September 10, 2013
Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2013.
pages ; cm.
September 9, 2013
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.
pages ; cm.
September 3, 2013
Kent, Hannah, 1985-
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
322 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tóti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes's death looms, the farmer's wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they've heard. ... BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place -- provided by publisher.
August 21, 2013
Kim, Richard E., 1932-
Berkeley : University of California Press, , c1988.
198 p. ; 21 cm.
In this classic tale, Richard Kim paints seven vivid scenes from a boyhood and early adolescence in Korea at the height of the Japanese occupation, 1932 to 1945. Taking its title from the grim fact that the occupiers forced the Koreans to renounce their own names and adopt Japanese names instead, the book follows one Korean family through the Japanese occupation to the surrender of the Japanese Empire.
August 16, 2013
Shepherd, Lynn, 1964-
New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
363 p. : geneal. table ; 25 cm.
Commissioned to negotiate the release of papers linked to Frankenstein infamy, London detective Charles Maddox, whose uncle remains haunted by an unsolved mystery surrounding the Romantics literary movement, is roped into a gothic-tinged case that places him in the path of such luminaries as Lord Byron and Mary Shelley.
August 9, 2013
Michaka, Stéphane, author.
New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2013.
August 8, 2013
Whyte, Jack, author.
New York : Forge, 
xiii, 575 pages ; 25 cm
Subtitle from cover.
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
The story of the man destined to be Robert I, King of Scots.
July 25, 2013
[North Charleston, SC : CreateSpace], c2011.
252 p. ; 23 cm.
"This novel spans the years 1965 to 1995, covering Ronald Glenn's maturation. He is attracted to the worlds of modern art and modern religion. The novel consists of alternating sections which detail the narrator's involvement in a struggle over a combination bookstore-coffee house for the artistic community and his upbringing in a liberal Protestant household. His attempt at living in both worlds is developed to a satisfying resolution relevant to a contemporary thinking person"--P.  of cover.
July 22, 2013
New York : Berkley Books, 2013.
435 pages ; 21 cm
"A novel of Bess of Hardwick"--Cover.
Twelve years old when she enters the court of King Henry VII, where she is plunged into a world of politics and intrigue, Bess of Hardwick eventually discovers that, for a woman of substance, power and possibility are endless.
July 17, 2013
Gortner, C. W.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
xii, 335 pages ; 22 cm
When Mary Tudor's unpopular betrothal to the Catholic prince of Spain sparks rumors that her half-sister, Princess Elizabeth, is plotting to depose her, Brendan Prescott is thrust into a deadly cat-and-mouse game in London's treacherous underworld.
July 17, 2013
[Columbus, Ohio] : Two Dollar Radio, c2013.
169 p. ; 20 cm.
July 15, 2013
Gregory, Philippa author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, . ©2013.
528 pages : map ; 25 cm
"A Touchstone book."
Passionately in love with Richard III in spite of her arranged marriage to pretender to the throne Henry Tudor, Princess Elizabeth of York is forced to marry the man who murdered her lover and create a royal family under the controlling gaze of his mother, Margaret Beaufort.
July 11, 2013
New York : Random House, 2013.
506 pages ; 25 cm
A tale inspired by the lives of Borgia siblings Lucretia and Cesare traces the family's rise in the aftermath of Rodrigo Borgia's rise to the papacy, during which war, a terrifying sexual plague, and the family's notorious reputation forge an intimate bond between brother and sister.
July 11, 2013
Toperoff, Sam, 1933-
New York : Other Press, c2012.
June 28, 2013
New York : Published by G. P. Putnams Sons, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013.
357 pages ; 24 cm
"AMY EINHORN BOOKS."
June 28, 2013
Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968-
Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books, 2013.
573 pages ; 20 cm
June 5, 2013
Estleman, Loren D.
New York : Forge, 2013.
413 pages ;25 cm
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
In 1944, an FBI junior agent is dispatched by J. Edgar Hoover to infiltrate Capone's organization, an effort that is compromised by Capone's haunted memories of prison and declining health.
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