Mustard Seed

Mustard SeedThe bestselling author of Yellow Crocus returns with a haunting and tender story of three women returning to the plantation they once called home Oberlin, Ohio, 1868 Lisbeth Johnson was born into privilege in the antebellum South Jordan Freedman was born a slave to Mattie, Lisbeth s beloved nurse

Varina

VarinaIn his powerful fourth novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War With her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a

We Hope for Better Things

We Hope for Better ThingsWhen Detroit Free Press reporter Elizabeth Balsam meets James Rich, his strange request that she look up a relative she didn t know she had in order to deliver an old camera and a box of photos seems like it isn t worth her time But when she loses her job after a botched investigation, she sudden

The Second Mrs. Hockaday

The Second Mrs. HockadaySHORTLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE All I had known for certain when I came around the hen house that first evening in July and saw my husband trudging into the yard after lifetimes spent away from us, a borrowed bag in his hand and the shadow of grief on his face, was that he h

Trouble the Water

Trouble the WaterAbigail Milton was born into the British middle class, but her family has landed in unthinkable debt To ease their burdens, Abby s parents send her to America to live off the charity of their old friend, Douglas Elling When she arrives in Charleston at the age of seventeen, Abigail discovers that

The Yankee Widow

The Yankee WidowA richly layered, emotional novel about one woman s courage and the choices she must make in the face of a dangerous war Caroline is the young wife of Jacob, who together live on a farm raising their daughter just outside of Gettysburg When Jacob joins the Northern army, no one anticipates he will

Going Home

Going Home bestselling author James D Shipman s Going Home is a Civil War historical novel based on a true story and a tragic drama of trust betrayed Joseph Forsyth is the Irish immigrant son of a jobless alcoholic Indentured to a printer in Quebec at age 11, he undergoes abuse and alienation before

De dood is een zware klus

De dood is een zware klusDe oude Syri r Abd al Latief heeft een laatste wens hij wil begraven worden in zijn geboortedorp Op zijn sterfbed vraagt hij zijn zoon Boelboel hem daarheen te brengen Voor Boelboel zit er niets anders op samen met zijn broer Hoessein en zijn zus Fatima gaat hij na hun vaders dood op weg In een

Sister of Mine

Sister of MineWhen two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.Twelve ye

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the WindMargaret Mitchell s monumental epic of the South won a Pulitzer Prize, gave rise to the most popular motion picture of our time, and inspired a sequel that became the fastest selling novel of the century It is one of the most popular books ever written than 28 million copies of the book have

Battle Cry of Freedom

Battle Cry of FreedomFilled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one volume history of the Civil War James McPherson s fast paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that