The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh Andrew George s masterly new translation The Times of the world s first truly great work of literatureMiraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as much as four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world s oldest epic, predating Homer by many centuries The story t

The Iliad

The Iliad The Iliad is one of the two great epics of Homer, and is typically described as one of the greatest war stories of all time, but to say the Iliad is a war story does not begin to describe the emotional sweep of its action and characters Achilles, Helen, Hector, and other heroes of Greek myth and hi

And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily, #1)

And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily, #1) From gifted new writer Tasha Alexander comes a stunning novel of historical suspense set in Victorian England, meticulously researched and with a twisty plot that involves stolen antiquities, betrayal, and murder And Only to Deceive For Emily, accepting the proposal of Philip, the Viscount Ashton, w

The Odyssey

The Odyssey Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy So begins Robert Fagles magnificent translation of the Odyssey, which Jasper Griffin in The New York Times Review of Books hails as a distinguished achieve

Inca Gold (Dirk Pitt, #12)

Inca Gold (Dirk Pitt, #12) Nearly five centuries ago, a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history until now 1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru DIRK PITT dives into

Camouflage

Camouflage Two aliens have wandered Earth for centuries The Changeling has survived by adapting the forms of many different organisms The Chameleon destroys anything or anyone that threatens it.Now, a sunken relic that holds the key to their origins calls to them to take them home but the Chameleon has decid

The Hypnotist (Reincarnationist, #3)

The Hypnotist (Reincarnationist, #3) An FBI agent, tormented by a death he wasn t able to prevent, a crime he s never been able to solve and a love he s never forgotten, discovers that his true conflict resides not in his past, but in a Past Life Haunted by a twenty year old murder of a beautiful young painter, Lucian Glass keeps his

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses Prized through the ages for its splendor and its savage, sophisticated wit, The Metamorphoses is a masterpiece of Western culture the first attempt to link all the Greek myths, before and after Homer, in a cohesive whole, to the Roman myths of Ovid s day Horace Gregory, in this modern translation,

Discord's Apple

Discord's Apple When Evie Walker goes home to spend time with her dying father, she discovers that his creaky old house in Hope s Fort, Colorado, is not the only legacy she stands to inherit Hidden behind the old basement door is a secret and magical storeroom, a place where wondrous treasures from myth and legend

The Whisperers (Charlie Parker, #9)

The Whisperers (Charlie Parker, #9) Oh, little one, he whispered, as he gently stroked her cheek, the first time he had touched her in fifteen years What have they done to you What have they done to us all In his latest dark and chilling Charlie Parker thriller, New York Times bestselling author John Connolly takes us to t

Bones of the Lost (Temperance Brennan, #16)

Bones of  the Lost  (Temperance Brennan, #16) When Charlotte police discover the body of a teenage girl along a desolate stretch of two lane highway, Temperance Brennan fears the worst The girl s body shows signs of foul play Inside her purse, police find an airline club card bearing the name of prominent local businessman John Henry Story, w

The Histories

The Histories One of the masterpieces of classical literature, the Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire But while this epic struggle forms the core of his work, Herodotus natural curiosity frequently gives rise to colorful di