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1st in Series - Historical Fiction

This list contains 33 titles

A singular hostage by Ali, Thalassa. Publication: London : Review, 2002 . 401 p. :map ;24 cm. , Adventure, romance, 19th century India. Holdings: ATH (ALI ) .
Alexander by Manfredi, Valerio. Publication: London : Macmillan, 2001 . 352 p. :ill., maps ;24 cm. , The first vol. of Alexander describes how the combined discipline and passion of his parents formed the talented Alexander, then portrays the start of his great adventure to conquer the civilised world in ancient times. Holdings: ATH (MAN ) .
An evil spirit out of the west by Doherty, Paul. Publication: London : Headline, 2003 . 431 p. ;23 cm. , Known as the veiled one, the ugly and deformed Akenhaten is a shadowy figure. As a child he is overlooked and despised by his own father. As an adult he is thrust into the political limelight when his elder brother dies. Mahu, ambitious and ruthless, watches the young prince carve his own path to power. He becomes Akenhaten's alter ego, his protector and confidant, standing by as Akenhaten proclaims that there is only one God, the Aten, and that he, Akenhaten, is that God's only son. Revolution and chaos follow in this dramatic reign filled with fraud, abduction, assassination, betrayal and treachery. But when Mahu becomes suspicious of Akenhaten's majestic and glorious wife Nefertiti, and the political skill of his brother, Ay, it seems that a hidden and malign influence may also be at work. And then Akenhaten disappears... Holdings: ATH (DOH ) .
Cup of ghosts by Doherty, Paul. Publication: London : Headline, 2005 . 309 p. ;24 cm. Holdings: ATH (DOH ) .
Den of wolves / by Devenish, Luke. Publication: Sydney : Bantam, 2008 . 588 p. ; , "Sex, murder and intrigue in ancient Rome"--Cover. 24 cm. Holdings: ATH (DEV) .
Dissolution / by Sansom, C. J. Publication: London : Macmillan, 2003 . 390 p. ;24 cm. Holdings: ATH (SAN ) .
Dreaming the eagle by Scott, Manda. Publication: London : Bantam Press, 2003 . 542 p. :maps,25 cm. Holdings: ATH (SCO) .
Fall of giants / by Follett, Ken, Publication: New York, New York : Signet, 2010 . xviii, 942 pages : 18 cm. Holdings: ATH (FOL) .
Harlequin by Cornwell, Bernard. Publication: London : HarperCollins, 2000 . 371 p. ;24 cm. Holdings: ATH (COR ) .
Hood by Lawhead, Stephen R. Publication: London : Atom, 2007 . 438 p. : map ; 20 cm. Holdings: ATH (LAW) .
Imperium by Harris, Robert. Publication: Great Britain : Random House, 2006 . 352 p. ;23 cm. , Suspense fiction. When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his master into one of the most famous courtroom dramas in history. The stranger is a Sicilian, a victim of the island's corrupt Roman governor, Verres. The senator is Cicero, a brilliant young lawyer and spellbinding orator, determined to attain imperium - supreme power in the state. Holdings: ATH (HAR ) .
Just a girl / by Caro, Jane, Publication: St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2011 . 271 pages ; , First published in 2011 by University of Queensland Press. 20 cm. Holdings: ATH (CAR) .
Killigrew R.N. by Lunn, Jonathan. Publication: London : Headline, 2000 . 312 p. ;24 cm. Holdings: ATH (LUN ) .
Martyr / by Clements, Rory. Publication: London : John Murray, 2009 . 409 p. ; 24 cm. Holdings: ATH (CLE ) .
Master and commander by O'Brian, Patrick, 1914- Publication: London : HarperCollins, 2002 . x, 402 p. :ill. ;18 cm. Holdings: ATH (OBR ) .
Ross Poldark : by Graham, Winston, Publication: London : Pan Books, 2015 . 471 pages ; , TV tie-in. | Originally published: London: Werner Laurie, 1945. 20 cm. Holdings: ATH (GRA) .
Sea of poppies by Ghosh, Amitav. Publication: London : John Murray, 2008 . 471 p. ; 24 cm. Holdings: ATH (GHO ) .
Sharpe's tiger by Cornwell, Bernard. Publication: London : HarperCollins, 1997 . 303 p. :1 map ;24 cm. Holdings: ATH (COR) .
Ship of Rome by Stack, John. Publication: London : HarperCollins, 2009 . 362 p. ; 24 cm. Holdings: ATH (STA ) .
Swords of good men / by Kristjansson, Snorri, Publication: London : Jo Fletcher Books, 2014 . 369 pages ; , Originally published: 2013. 20 cm. Holdings: ATH (KRI) .
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