Burma - In 1886 a shy, middle-aged piano tuner named Edgar Drake receives an unusual commission from the British War Office: to travel to the remote jungles of northeast Burma and there repair a rare piano belonging to an eccentric army surgeon who has proven mysteriously indispensable to the imperial design.
British - When Janna is saved from a wild boar by the villein Godric, she's not sure whether to kiss him or slap him. The last thing she needs is a beau. Janna wants the freedom to follow her dreams - and a marriage proposal isn't in her plans. But Janna's life is shattered when her mother Eadgyth, a healer, dies suddenly, and Janna suspects poison.
Vietnam War - When Kathy went to Vietnam in the 1960s, she packed a platinum blonde wig, a red satin fringed bikini and a pair of knee-high boots. She was sixteen years old, and she was going to a war. She didn’t come back the same girl as when she left ....
French Revolution - In 1794 England, the rich and beautiful Sovay, disguised as a highwayman, acquires papers that could lead to her father's arrest for treason, and soon her newly-awakened political consciousness leads her and a compatriot to France during the Revolution.
Pilgrimages - The story of Sylvia Honeyeater, who sings like an angel and can literally charm the birds from the trees, this epic tale of a Europe torn by religious intolerance also features the Pied Piper of Hamelin, Francis of Assisi, the Muslim Sultan and his harem, as well as the fervour that became the Children’s Crusade and then later the Crusades.
Spanish Civil War - As Spain fights for its freedom against tyranny, Felix, a young nurse, battles a conflict of the heart. As war rages around her, Felix must make choices that will change her life forever. This passionate, historical adventure will take you on a journey inspired by the authors own family history. An epic romance set against the backdrop of a fearsome civil war.
Great Britain - Plague - When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer. Through Anna's eyes we follow the story of the fateful year of 1666, as she and her fellow villagers confront the spread of disease and superstition.
French Revolution - Armed with only his wits and his cunning, one man recklessly defies the French revolutionaries and rescues scores of innocent men, women, and children from the deadly guillotine. His friends and foes know him only as the Scarlet Pimpernel. But the ruthless French agent Chauvelin is sworn to discover his identity and to hunt him down.
Russia (Siberia) - Miriam is a nineteen-year-old imprisoned in Siberia following the Russian Revolution of 1905. Reaching out to the young daughter whom she gave up at birth, Miriam weaves a haunting tale of life in a small Jewish village during the last days of imperial Russia and of a community caught between the rich yet rigid traditions of the past and the frightening, unfamiliar ways of a society desperately trying to reinvent itself.
Napoleon - Europe in the late eighteenth century was a tumultuous place, with war and rebellions breaking out on many fronts. Young Arthur Wesley (later Wellington) and Napoleon Bonaparte grow up worlds apart yet immersed from youth in a culture where a military career is a natural choice for men of ambition.