The epic begins in pre-Christian Ireland during the reign of the fierce and powerful High Kings at Tara, with the tale of two lovers, the princely Conall and the ravishing Deirdre, whose travails eco the ancient Celtic legend of Cuchulainn.
Following the critically acclaimed success of Dublin, this riveting sequel takes the story of Ireland from the seventeenth century onwards, picking up at the Reformation, and with it, the devastating arrival of Oliver Cromwell.
In the tradition of his phenomenal bestseller Sarum,Edward Rutherfurd now gives us a sweeping novel of London, a glorious pageant spanning two thousand years He brings this vibrant city's long and noble history alive through the ever-shifting fortunes,..
The novel focuses on the New Forest, a region in southern England that has played a significant role in the country's history. The story opens in 1099, just before the death of King William II in the New Forest,...
England im 12. Jahrhundert. Der verwegene Krieger Sabin FitzSimon hat seinen guten Ruf gründlich verspielt. Da bietet ihm Ritter Edmond Strongfist an, ihn ins Heilige Land zu begleiten, um dort dem König von Jerusalem beizustehen....
It’s May 1863. Outgeneraled and outgunned, a demoralized Union Army has pulled back with massive losses at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Fort Sumter, hated symbol of the Rebellion, taunts the American navy with its artillery and underwater mines.
From award-winning author Eva Stachniak comes this passionate novel that tells the epic story of Catherine the Great’s improbable rise to power—as seen through the ever-watchful eyes of an all-but-invisible servant close to the throne.
Spanning the sweep of the twentieth century, We Must Be Brave explores the fierce love that we feel for our children and the power of that love to endure. Beyond distance, beyond time, beyond life itself.