Brilliant and beautiful, independent sixteenth-century sea captain Skye O'Malley flees an unwanted, abusive marriage and sails her own fleet of ships around the world, stopping only to match wits with royalty and explore her sensual and passionate nature.
When his farewell departure for World War II is shattered by an act of violence involving an escaped German soldier, bombardier Frankie Washburn witnesses the unfolding of consequences that reverberate for several years.
After loving the beautiful but damaged Ruby all of his life, Ephram is torn between his dutiful sister and a chance for a life with Ruby when the latter returns to their small Texas hometown and confronts the dark forces that traumatized her early years.
A saga of three generations of the indomitable Cleary family begins in the early 1900s when Paddy Cleary, a poor New Zealand farm laborer, moves his wife and children to the Australian sheep station owned by his wealthy sister.
This collection of short stories from the author of Birds of a Lesser Paradise depicts the forgotten lives of women who almost achieved fame and notoriety, including Lord Byron's illegitimate daughter, Oscar Wilde's niece and Edna St. Vincent Milay's sister. 30,000 first printing.
While writing the biography of a cyber criminal whose virus allowed hundreds of asylum seekers and prisoners to escape, journalist Felix Moore struggles to convey the hacker's intentions as a political protest against Australia's relationship with the United States.