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Merivel - Rose Tremain

The gaudy years of the Restoration are long gone. Robert Merivel, physician and courtier to Charles II, loved for his ability to turn sorrow into laughter, now faces the agitations and anxieties of… read more at Kobo.

Paris. 1878. Following their father’s sudden death, the van Goethem sisters find their lives upended. Without his wages, and with the small amount their laundress mother earns disappearing into the absinthe bottle,.

The Painted Girls / Cathy Marie Buchanan. In belle époque Paris, the Van Goethem sisters struggle for survival after the sudden death of their father, a situation that prompts young Marie's ballet training and her introduction to a genius painter.

"I think we can't go around measuring our goodness by what we don't do - by what we deny ourselves, what we resist and who we exclude. I think we've got to measure goodness by what we embrace, what we create, and who we include. "

Chocolat ~ Joanne Harris : When Vivane Rocher arrives at an old french village and opens a chocolate boutique directly across from the church, Father Reynaud identifies her as a serious danger to the upcoming season of Lent.

Wars of the Roses - on order

As storm clouds gather over England, King Henry and his supporters find themselves besieged abroad and at home. Who, or what can save the ki.

Le don du Roi / L'ami du Roi -  Rose Tremain - 748627 #livre #book #Roman #littérature

Le don du Roi / L'ami du Roi - Rose Tremain - 748627 #livre #book #Roman #littérature

The Blood Crows by Simon Scarrow

January 2014 A new military adventure for battle-hardened centurions Macro and Cato, fighting for the Empire in Britannia.

5 Travel memoirs to add to your winter reading list

5 Travel memoirs to add to your winter reading list

Sensationally-smooth goat cheese custards pair amazingly well with fresh strawberries tossed in a sublime red wine syrup. A recipe from pastry chef David Lebovitz, author of The Perfect Scoop, the complete guide to making homemade ice cream.

Marcel Moring -- In Babylon  http://www.amazon.com/Babylon-Novel-Marcel-Moring/dp/0688176453/ref=sr_1_5?s=books=UTF8=1374794685=1-5=marcel+moring

Marcel Moring: In Babylon

The six wifes of henry viii de FRASER Antonia, http://www.amazon.fr/dp/B003X72Q90/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_wBvYrb15HJ3AR

Antonia Fraser writes history like no other. She makes the long-dead king and his wives come to life.

January 2014  London, 1780  Sixteen year old Elizabeth Sharpe, disobedient one too many times, is banished to Honiton to live with her aunt and cousins in the hope she will learn the error of her ways.

January 2014 London, 1780 Sixteen year old Elizabeth Sharpe, disobedient one too many times, is banished to Honiton to live with her aunt and cousins in the hope she will learn the error of her ways.

The Dust that Falls from Dreams

In the brief golden years of King Edward VII's reign, Rosie McCosh and her three sisters are growing up in an idyllic and eccentric household in Kent,

The Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration; The Eye in the Door; The Ghost Road by Pat Barker, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C6PRXOS/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_SZX9rb1H76J0X

The Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration; The Ghost Road by Pat Barker.

Eleanor is only 13. Barely out of childhood, and forced to deal with great scandals, fraught relationships and forbidden love at every turn.

Eleanor is only Barely out of childhood, and forced to deal with great scandals, fraught relationships and forbidden love at every turn.

The Sacred River -Wendy Wallace

The Sacred River -Wendy Wallace

America in 1953 seems hell-bent on squandering the flood tide of international goodwill earned in WWII. Senator Joe McCarthy is on a red-hunting rampage in Washington, and the fledgling CIA under Allen Dulles is starting to dabble in nation-building. Into this moment of history wander Nick Carraway and Jake Barnes, refugees from Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. They begin a correspondence that leads to a close friendship .....

America in 1953 seems hell-bent on squandering the flood tide of international goodwill earned in WWII. Senator Joe McCarthy is on a red-hunting rampage in Washington, and the fledgling CIA under Allen Dulles is starting to dabble in nation-building. Into this moment of history wander Nick Carraway and Jake Barnes, refugees from Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. They begin a correspondence that leads to a close friendship .....

On Persephone's Island

On Persephone's Island: A Sicilian Journal by Mary Taylor Simeti

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