'With its intriguing plot, chilling conclusion and characters who exhibit universal and timeless feelings, this fresh first has all the potential to evolve into a series as enduring as Ellis Peters's Brother Cadfael books.'
A scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language. Winchester's supple, vigorous prose illuminates this dauntingly ambitious seventy-year odyssey to create the grandfather of all word-books, the Oxford English Dictionary. Browse an exclusive excerpt at BookBrowse.
The Shadow of God
: A Novel of the Siege of Rhodes
Hardcover: Sep 2002
Paperback: 1 Oct 2003 Publication information
An epic of bravery and courage, based on the true story of the 16th century siege of Rhodes. The author weaves a tapestry of terror and triumph set in a forgotten time of brutality, loyalty and honor. Read an exclusive excerpt at BookBrowse today.
Oldest romance writer in the world dies aged 105. Books #124 and #125 to be published next year(Dec 10 2013) Ida Pollock, author of more than 120 books, and believed to be the world's oldest romantic novelist, has died at the age of 105.