Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. LincolnBerkley #ad - When sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas gift, " Hattie and the feared general find themselves on a collision course that will astonish both of them. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie-struggle to save the family rice plantation.
Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln #ad - Georgia 1864: sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea.
The Gods of NewportBerkley #ad - Into this rarefied world comes infamous railroad mogul and robber baron Sam Driver. In the late nineteenth century, newport, Rhode Island-with its giant marble mansions, lavish dinner parties, and vicious social climbing- is a summer playground of the very rich. He wants his beautiful daughter to have the best Newport has to offer-even if that means breaking all the rules.
On Secret ServiceBerkley #ad - John jakes, returns to the civil war era with the story of two couples divided by war and allegiance, the acclaimed author of the #1 New York Times bestselling North and South Trilogy, who discover that love doesn’t take sides. A rebel sympathizer’s affection for a former Pinkerton detective turned Union agent cannot save him from the horrors of a Richmond prison.
On Secret Service #ad - . A confederate officer sacrifices his rank to save an actress taken captive while posing as a Union soldier. Overshadowing them all is an actor’s outspoken hatred of Abraham Lincoln—and a date with destiny that will shock a nation and change the course of history.
American Dreams The Crown Family Saga Book 2Berkley #ad - From thespeedways of detroit to the unbridled glamour of a young Hollywood, to the daringheights of early aviation--theirs is a story of passion and adventure, promise, andambition, with all the wonder, glory, and splendor of. American Dreams. As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find theirplace in a turbulent America which stands at the dawn of a new century.
American Dreams The Crown Family Saga Book 2 #ad - From america's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epicstory of the Crown family--first introduced in the New York Times bestsellerHomeland.
California Gold: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - Sweeping epic” of one man driven by gold fever, by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of North and South Richmond Times-Dispatch. Now, gold fever still entices adventurous easterners like James Macklin Chance, some thirty years after its peak, a poor Pennsylvanian who is drawn to California by the dream of lasting wealth—a dream so powerful he’ll stop at nothing to see it through.
At the height of california’s Gold Rush, men left everything behind for the chance at striking it rich. The best historical novelist of our time” patricia cornwell once again spins a sweeping tale of power and passion, the Kent Family Chronicles, as he did so masterfully in the Crown Family Saga, and the North and South trilogy.
California Gold: A Novel #ad - This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection. A “riveting. . . Along the way he’ll encounter grand passion, ruthless enemies, and William Randolph Hearst, Theodore Roosevelt, and larger-than-life titans like Leland Stanford, who helped shape a country’s destiny.
The Bold Frontier: StoriesOpen Road Media #ad - From a saloon showdown unlike any other and outlaws double-crossing each other to a fur trapper hell-bent on vengeance and a power struggle between medicine men, the Kent Family Chronicles, Jakes’s frontier stories capture the same sweeping historical drama and unforgettable characterizations as his epic novels in the Crown Family Saga, and the North and South Trilogy.
The Bold Frontier: Stories #ad - In these timeless stories of the untamed american west, John Jakes thrillingly portrays the harsh realities of life on the frontier with tales of lawmen in the Sierra Nevada, railroad workers in Kansas, and gamblers on the steamboat River Queen. Stories of the american west by the #1 new york Times–bestselling author of North and South, “the best historical novelist of our time” Patricia Cornwell.
At the very heart of every Jakes saga is a story that throbs to the beat of history. The cleveland plain dealer this ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection.
Homeland: A Novel The Crown Family Saga Book 1Open Road Media #ad - This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection. Named a new york times notable Book, Homeland is a “first-rate historical. . . Chock-full of fascinating period detail, jakes’s captivating story brings to life the sounds, smells and tastes of turn-of-the-century America in a manner comparable to Michener’s Hawaii and Doctorow’s Ragtime” Publishers Weekly.
The tide of the twentieth century is rising upon the world, and on its crest rides the Crown family. From the #1 new york times–bestselling author of North and South: The first in a saga about a German immigrant and his family’s rise in 20th-century America. In this new world, pauli will rise as his own man and find his destiny in the early days of motion pictures.
Surrounded by relations close and distant, he will witness and experience the violence of the Pullman Strike, proud and vengeful, the fading western icon Buffalo Bill, intertwined with such figures as the audacious Theodore Roosevelt, and find love in the arms of a woman who can never be his as he follows the march of history, the ruthless Thomas Edison, each struggling to find themselves at the dawn of a new era, and many more.
Homeland: A Novel The Crown Family Saga Book 1 #ad - His uncle, joe crown, is a self-made brewery tycoon who rules his domain with an iron hand—especially when it comes to his own family of defiantly rebellious children and a wife yearning for her own liberation. Young pauli kroner, makes his way to the mansion of his millionaire uncle in Chicago, freshly arrived in America from the streets of Berlin, looking to fulfill his dreams.
The Americans The Kent Family Chronicles Book 8Open Road Media #ad - Only expert storyteller john jakes could craft such a gripping finale to this beloved family saga, bringing the Kents’ drama—and the nineteenth century in America—to its riveting conclusion. This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection.
The Americans The Kent Family Chronicles Book 8 #ad - As gideon kent’s health deteriorates, he fears for the future of his family. The conclusion of the epic historical family saga from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author and “superb storyteller” The Columbus Dispatch. Their dynasty, now in ruins, stands as a tarnished symbol of all the Kents have lost in the unstable years of war and expansion.
In the final installment of the Kent Family Chronicles, the remaining Kents seek to fulfill Philip Kent’s original American dream. It falls to young Will to bring the family together—a task of epic scope.
Love and War: Part Two of the Epic "North and South" Trilogy The North and South Trilogy Book 2Open Road Media #ad - With the confederate and union armies furiously fighting, the once-steadfast bond between the Main and Hazard families continues to be tested. The main and hazard families clash on and off the civil War’s battlefields as they grapple with the violent realities of a divided nationAmerica’s master storyteller continues his reign with Love and War, a story steeped in passion and betrayal.
Love and War: Part Two of the Epic "North and South" Trilogy The North and South Trilogy Book 2 #ad - With his impeccable research and unfailing devotion to the historical record, John Jakes offers his most enthralling and enduring tale yet. This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection. From opposite sides of the conflict, they face heartache and triumph on the frontlines as they fight for the future of the nation and their loved ones.
The Warriors The Kent Family Chronicles Book 6Open Road Media #ad - With the civil war reaching its gory climax, the divided Kent family is pushed to the edge of complete destruction. While their private, insular war rages, lust, young Jeremiah Kent is tempted by a calculating Southern belle into a trap of deceit, and murder. There’s no turning back as the Kents’ destiny is set on an irreversible course alongside the great rebirth of America.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection. A family builds an empire amid murder, betrayal, and the Civil War, in this saga by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of North and South. With the advent of the transcontinental Union Pacific Railroad, the Kents continue to fight for their foothold among America’s wealthy founding families.