1) Mrs. Poe
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Inspired by literature's most haunting love triangle, award-winning author Lynn Cullen delivers a pitch-perfect rendering of Edgar Allan Poe, his mistress's tantalizing confession, and his wife's frightening obsession in this new masterpiece of historical fiction. 1845: New York City is a sprawling warren of gas lit streets and crowded avenues, bustling with new immigrants and old money, optimism and opportunity, poverty and crime. Edgar Allan...
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The acclaimed author behind the historical fiction gem The Creation of Eve, Lynn Cullen penned this gripping tale of love and madness, royal intrigue, and marital betrayal set during Spain's Golden Age. Upon the death of Queen Isabella, Juana of Castile ascends to the Spanish throne. But her reign is fraught with danger as her husband, Philippe the Handsome, and her father, King Ferdinand II, both vie for the crown and control of a vast empire.
Between his summer baby-sitting job, his anxieties about talking to girls, and his increasing sense that his family is, well, embarrassing, twelve-year-old Harris is having a stressful summer.
5) Twain's End
From the bestselling and highly acclaimed Mrs. Poe comes a fictionalized imagining of the personal life of America's most iconic writer: Mark Twain. In March of 1909, Mark Twain cheerfully blessed the wedding of his private secretary, Isabel V. Lyon, and his business manager, Ralph Ashcroft. One month later, he fired both. He proceeded to write a ferocious 429-page rant about the pair, calling Isabel "a liar, a forger, a thief, a hypocrite, a drunkard,...