Best historical books 2017

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Product picture for A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge)by Ken Follett
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Absorbing . . . impossible to resist.” —The Washington Post As Europe erupts, can one young spy protect his queen? International bestselling author Ken Follett takes us deep into the treacherous world of powerful monarchs, intrigue, murder, and treason with his magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire.   In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between...
Book cover from Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)by Agatha Christie
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THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIMENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX RELEASING NOVEMBER 10, 2017DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH “The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the...
Book cover from And Then There Were Noneby Agatha Christie
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One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie."Ten . . ." Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen.""Nine . . ." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead."Eight . . ." Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one . . . as one by...
Book cover from Outlanderby Diana Gabaldon
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES   Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon’s work. Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that...
 
Book cover from Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)by Agatha Christie
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Soon to be a Major Motion Picture from Twentieth Century FoxFollowing the success of Murder on the Orient Express directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Twentieth Century Fox will next adapt this classic Hercule Poirot mystery for the big screen.Beloved detective Hercule Poirot embarks on a journey to Egypt in one of Agatha Christie’s most famous mysteries, Death on the Nile.The tranquility of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through...
Book cover from The Essex Serpent: A Novelby Sarah Perry
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An NPR and Kirkus Review Best Book of 2017, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and a Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction. Winner of the British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year and overall Book of the Year, selected as the Waterstones Book of the Year, and a Costa Book Award Finalist"A novel of almost insolent ambition--lush and fantastical, a wild Eden behind a garden gate...it's part ghost story and part natural history lesson, part romance and part feminist parable. I...
Book cover from Dragonfly in Amber: A Novel (Outlander)by Diana Gabaldon
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NOW THE STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES OUTLANDER   With her classic novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon introduced two unforgettable characters—Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser—delighting readers with a story of adventure and love that spanned two centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that extraordinary time and place in this vivid, powerful sequel to Outlander.   DRAGONFLY IN AMBER   For twenty years, Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to the...
Book cover from Voyager: A Novel (Outlander)by Diana Gabaldon
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NOW THE STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES OUTLANDER In this rich, vibrant tale, Diana Gabaldon continues the story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser that began with the now-classic novel Outlander and continued inDragonfly in Amber. Sweeping us from the battlefields of eighteenth-century Scotland to the exotic West Indies, Diana Gabaldon weaves magic once again in an exhilarating and utterly unforgettable novel. VOYAGER Their passionate encounter happened long ago by whatever measurement Claire...
Book cover from The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)by Agatha Christie
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Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time"Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Rojer Ackroyd.Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose.However the evening post brought Roger...
Book cover from The Chilbury Ladies Choir: A Novelby Jennifer Ryan
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER “A delightful debut.”—People  For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale, The Chilbury Ladies' Choir unfolds the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of a village choir during World War II. As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away fighting, the women of Chilbury village forge an uncommon bond. They defy the Vicar’s stuffy edict to close the choir and instead “carry on singing,” resurrecting themselves as...

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