• River Spirit

    River Spirit

    Aboulela, Leila

    Told through the voices of seven men and women whose fates grow inextricably linked, this breathtaking new novel, set during the Mahdist War in 19th-century Sudan, is a story of people who--against the odds and for a brief time--gained independence from foreign rule through their willpower, subterfuge and sacrifice.

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  • Horse

    Horse

    Brooks, Geraldine

    A scientist from Australia and a Nigerian-American art historian become connected by their shared interest in a 19th century race horse, one studying its remains, the other uncovering the history of the Black horsemen who were critical to its success.

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  • Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea

    Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea

    Chang-Eppig, Rita

    A legendary Chinese pirate queen fights to save her fleet from the forces allied against them, and the dangerous price of power.

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  • The East Indian

    The East Indian

    Charry, Brinda

    Kidnapped and transported to the new world after traveling from the British East India Company’s outpost on the Coromandel Coast to the teeming streets of London, Tony finds himself in Jamestown, Virginia, where he works the tobacco plantations as he dreams of becoming a medicine man.

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  • Beyond the Door of No Return

    Beyond the Door of No Return

    Diop, David

    In 1806 Paris, the renowned botanist Michel Adanson lies on his deathbed, the masterwork to which he dedicated his life still incomplete; and as he expires, the last word to escape his lips is a woman's name: Maram.

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  • Independence

    Independence

    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee

    In 1947 India, three sisters, after their father, a well-respected doctor, is killed during a riot and their neighbors turn against them, find themselves separated from one another, each on different paths due to events beyond their control.

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  • The Lost Journals of Sacajewea

    The Lost Journals of Sacajewea

    Earling, Debra Magpie

    Stolen from her village and then gambled away to a French Canadian trapper and trader, Sacajewea, determined to survive and triumph, crosses a vast and brutal terrain with her newborn son, the white man who owns her and a company of men who wish to conquer the world she loves.

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  • Coleman Hill

    Coleman Hill

    Foote, Kim Coleman

    Two American families' fates become intertwined in the wake of the Great Migration.

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  • The Trackers

    The Trackers

    Frazier, Charles

    Commissioned to create a mural representing Dawes, Wyoming, for their new Post Office, Val Welch, a painter in Depression-era America, stays with a wealthy art lover, his wife and a mysterious elder cowboy where he turns up secrets that could spark formidable changes for all of them.

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  • The Bullet Swallower

    The Bullet Swallower

    Gonzalez James, Elizabeth

    A Mexican bandido sets off for Texas to save his family, only to encounter a mysterious figure who has come, finally, to collect a cosmic debt generations in the making.

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