Catherine Cockle

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The Winter Fortress

• <b>Author:</b> Neal Bascomb<p><b>“Riveting and poignant . . . The Winter Fortress metamorphoses from engrossing history into a smashing thriller . . . Mr. Bascomb’s research and, especially, his storytelling skills are first-rate.”—The Wall Street Journal</b><p><b>“Weaving together his typically intense research and a</b> …

The Summer Before the War

• <b>Author:</b> Helen Simonson<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A novel to cure your Downton Abbey withdrawal . . . a delightful story about nontraditional romantic relationships, class snobbery and the everybody-knows-everybody complications of living in a small community.”—The Washington Post</b><p><b>The bestselling</b> …

The Bully Pulpit

• <b>Author:</b> Doris Kearns Goodwin<p>One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by <i>The New York Time</i>s<i>, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor,</i> and more. “A tale so gripping that one questions the need for fiction when real life is so plump with drama and intrigue” …

Undaunted Courage

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen E. Ambrose<p><b>From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.</b><p>In 1803 President …

The Fatal Shore

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Hughes<p>In this bestselling account of the colonization of Australia, Robert Hughes explores how the convict transportation system created the country we know today.<p>Digging deep into the dark history of England's infamous efforts to move 160,000 men and women thousands of miles to the …