The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer is a fantasy novel following two brothers, born in the mid-1300s, who jump forward 99 years for every day that passes.
A Jewish cobbler named Pincus Potasznick leaves his kids and pregnant wife to try and make it in America. The year is 1910 antisemitism is prominent in Europe
Italy around the middle 1500s. Master chef Bartolomeo Scappi died and leaves his wealth, knowledge and even name to Giovanni, his long time apprentice
A fictionalized account of the book The Persian Expedition by Xenophon, a Greek trying to lead his fellow countrymen home after the fierce battle.
Investigating a case with the rare book, Alicia and Vargas go to Barcelona uncovering an tangled web of kidnappings , murders, and meet with the Sempere family
A young adult award winning novel, a national bestseller, which takes place in Holland during World War II. Ms. Hesse is an author and a journalist
A historical fiction book taking place in 1793, following the life of Hercules, a slave in Mt. Vernon, as well as President George Washington’s chef.
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor tells of Grace Darling, a celebrated heroine, and her ancestor a hundred years later.
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is an award-winning book taking place in Denmark during World War II, following Annemarie Johansen in Nazi occupied Denmark.
Daniel Sempere and his wife are content with life and baby. When a strange walks in the book shop and threatens to divulge a secret, their happiness subsides.