• Sacred Games

    Sacred Games

    Corby, Gary

    OLYMPIA, 776 BCE - 394 CE. Nico works to clear his friend and competitor at the 460 BCE Olympic games of a false murder accusation when a rival is found dead, a situation that is complicated by escalating violence between Athens and Sparta.

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  • Marathon

    Marathon

    Yakin, Boaz

    ATHENS, 1896. In graphic novel form, tells the story of Eucles, the Athenian messenger who, in 490 B.C., ran twenty-seven miles from Sparta to Athens, preventing the fall of Greece to the Persian Empire.

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  • The Rise of Athens

    The Rise of Athens

    Everitt, Anthony

    ATHENS, 1896. Presents a magisterial account of how Athens became the world's most influential civilization, charting the characteristics, flaws and unique intellectual accomplishments of the ambitious city-civilization and how it helped establish the foundations of today's world.

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  • Proust's Duchess

    Proust's Duchess

    Weber, Caroline

    PARIS, 1900. Describes the glittering lives and fabled salons of three members of fin-de-siecle Parisian high society who acted as muses to several generations of writers, artists, composers designers and journalists,

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  • To Capture What We Cannot Keep

    To Capture What We Cannot Keep

    Colin, Beatrice

    PARIS, 1900. A tale set against a backdrop of the late-19th-century construction of the Eiffel Tower follows the romantic relationship between a widow whose precarious financial situation forces her to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges and a bourgeois family businessman who must marry a suitable wife.

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  • The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss

    The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss

    Wirestone, Max

    ST. LOUIS, 1904. Meet Dahlia Moss, the reigning queen of unfortunate decision-making in the Saint Louis area. Unemployed, broke, and on her last bowl of ramen, she's not living her best life. But now she has a new job - a job that will lead her to a murder.

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  • The Stranger Inside

    The Stranger Inside

    Benedict, Laura

    ST. LOUIS, 1904. A woman returns to her St. Louis home to discover a stranger living in her house, claiming he has legally leased her property before revealing he knows a secret from her past involving the death of her sister.

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  • The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse

    The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse

    Eatwell, Piu Marie

    LONDON, 1908. Follows the events surrounding an accusation made in 1897 by an elderly widow, who asked the court to exhume the grave of her late father-in-law, T.C. Druce, under the suspicion that he'd led a double life as the wealthy and eccentric Fifth Duke of Portland.

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  • Vanessa and Her Sister

    Vanessa and Her Sister

    Parmar, Priya

    LONDON, 1908. This historical novel examines the adult lives of sisters Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell circa 1900, focusing on the controversial and popular circle of artists and writers known as the Bloomsbury Group.

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  • The Stockholm Octavo

    The Stockholm Octavo

    Engelmann, Karen

    STOCKHOLM, 1912. In Stockholm of 1791, self-satisfied bureaucrat Emil Larsson is informed by a fortune teller that in order to find love and connection, he must first find eight individuals who can help him realize this vision.

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