Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell Smith. In this magisterial new biography, New York Times bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith brings to life one of the world’s most fascinating and enigmatic women: Queen Elizabeth II.
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.
**The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom: 'When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family.
Set on the Western Front, in London and in Paris, MY DEAR I WANTED TO TELL YOU is a moving and brilliant novel of love, class and sex in wartime, and how war affects those left behind as well as those who fight.
A cry the beloved country essay Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country - A Biblical Parable - Cry, the Beloved Country, written by one of the greatest writers of South Africa, is the compelling story of how.
The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak - The Winter Palace 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.