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McBooks Press Historical Fiction Catalog 2009

McBooks Press Historical Fiction Catalog 2009

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The 2009 Historical Fiction Catalog contains a wide range of the latest historical fiction books - nautical and military. These include many of our most popular McBooks Press publications in these categories, as well as hard-to-find and imported books from other publishers. Browse through expanded choices including exciting westerns, spine-tingling 20th-century spy novels, historical mysteries, and riveting naval nonfiction. To give you faster shipping and less chance of back-orders, McBooks has developed a new shipping procedure employing four satellite warehouses. More frequently, your order may arrive at your home in two or more boxes, but it will often arrive quicker—and with the same low shipping charges as always. Right now the dollar is stronger against the British pound, that means we’re cutting our prices on many books from our extensive collection of U.K. imports and passing the savings on to you!
The 2009 Historical Fiction Catalog contains a wide range of the latest historical fiction books - nautical and military. These include many of our most popular McBooks Press publications in these categories, as well as hard-to-find and imported books from other publishers. Browse through expanded choices including exciting westerns, spine-tingling 20th-century spy novels, historical mysteries, and riveting naval nonfiction. To give you faster shipping and less chance of back-orders, McBooks has developed a new shipping procedure employing four satellite warehouses. More frequently, your order may arrive at your home in two or more boxes, but it will often arrive quicker—and with the same low shipping charges as always. Right now the dollar is stronger against the British pound, that means we’re cutting our prices on many books from our extensive collection of U.K. imports and passing the savings on to you!

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New Books, New Authors, Faster Shipping, Lower Prices
What’s Not to Like? 
 Welcome
 
to our largest selection o historical ction ever. New and classic nautical adventures, military ction,historical mysteries . . . we’ve got them all and much more. Browse through expanded choices including exciting westerns, spine-tingling 20th-century spy mysteries, and riveting naval nonction.But the expanded book selection is just the beginning! To give you aster shipping and less chance o back-orders,McBooks has developed a new shipping procedure employing our satellite warehouses. More requently, your ordermay arrive at your home in two or more boxes, but it will oten arrive quicker—and with the same low shippingcharges as always.Did we mention lower prices? Yes, right now the dollar is stronger against the British pound as compared to a yearago. That means we’re cutting our prices on many books rom our extensive collection o U.K. imports and passingthe savings on to you!So sit back, relax and turn the page—history and adventure await.
 
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Billy Boyle WWII
 Mysteries
by James R. Benn
“Engaging . . . The World War IIatmosphere and history are expertly handled.”
—Denver Post 
1. Billy Boyle
Billy Boyle barely made detective back inBoston beore the U.S. entered WWII. Helands a job on the sta o Eisenhower, who wants him to investigate theNorwegian government in exile. Theinvasion o Norway is being planned,but Ike ears there’s a German spy amongst the Norwegians. Billy doubtshis own abilities, but he’ll have to pullout all the stops i he’s to survive. 
U.S. Trade Paperback • $13.00 
2. The First Wave
Billy must help arrange the surrender o the Vichy French orcesin Algeria. But dissension among the regular army, the militia,and DeGaulle’s Free French allows blackmarketeers in league with the enemy to divert medical supplies to the Casbah, leadingto multiple murders. Billy must nd the killers while trying torescue the girl he loves.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $13.00 
3. Blood Alone
Billy Boyle awakens in a eld hospital in Sicily with amnesia.In his pocket is a handkerchie with the initial L. Gradually heremembers: he has been sent ashore in advance o the troops withthis token rom Lucky Luciano to contact the head o the SicilianMaa. But he must also thwart a murderous band o counter-eiters led by Vito Genovese.
U.S. Hardcover • $24.00 
Four 
Historical Novels
by David Liss
 A Conspiracy o Paper 
Benjamin Weaver, a Jew and ex-boxer,tracks down elons or the aristocracy in18th-century London. The son o a richstock trader, he investigates his ather’s sud-den death and enters the deceptive worldo the stock jobbers, gliding between coeehouses and gaming houses, drawing roomsand bordellos. The more Weaver uncovers,the darker the truth becomes.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $14.95 
“Tremendously smart, assured, and entertaining . . . An
intricate mystery, a colorul rogues’ gallery and, improb-
ably, a history lesson on the birth o the stock market.”
—Newsweek
Sequel to A Conspiracy of Paper! 
 A Spectacle o Corruption
Benjamin Weaver is awaiting death in Newgate gaol. Mysteri-ously convicted o a murder he didn’t commit, he is suddenly oered the means to escape. As he slinks into the London nighton a mission to clear his name, he steps into a labyrinthine plot o double-dealings and dockworkers, plotters and politicians, power-brokers, crime lords, assassins and spies—and at the apex o it all:the Hanoverian King.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $14.95 
 The Coee Trader 
Amsterdam, 1659: Miguel Lienzo, a sharp- witted commodities trader in the city’sclose-knit community o Portuguese Jews,has suddenly lost everything. Miguel entersinto a partnership with a woman who oershim one last chance at success—a daringplot to corner the market o an astonishingnew commodity called “coee.”.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $14.95 
 The Whiskey Rebels
Alexander Hamilton is engaged in a bitter power struggle withpolitical rival Thomas Jeerson over the U.S.’s rst real nan-cial institution: the Bank o the United States. Ethan Saunders,once among General Washington’s most valued spies, and JoanMaycott, a young woman married to another Revolutionary War veteran, nd their lives intertwined on the western Pennsylvaniarontier over a daring scheme to distill whiskey—and reap thepower and wealth that comes with it.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $15.00 (available 6/2009)
Veil o Lies
 A Medieval Noir 
By Jeri Westerson
Crispin Guest, disgraced knight, has losteverything and must live by his wits on themean streets o 12th-century London. Hetakes odd investigative jobs, but when hisclient is murdered, Guest draws the unwanted attention o the Lord Sheri o London who has a grudge against him. Worse, the Veil o Christ, a religious relic that seems to holdall the answers, is now missing.
U.S. Hardcover • $24.95 
“A brilliant tale o survival in a hostile environment, where anything can lead to death. Highly recom-mended.
” —Library Journal 
(*starred review*)
 
Order Online www.mcbooks.com Prices are subject to change without notice.
The
Mistress of  
 the Art o Death Mysteries
by Ariana Franklin
1. Mistress o the Art o Death
In medieval Cambridge, Adelia, a emaleorensics expert, is summoned by KingHenry II to investigate a series o gruesomemurders blamed on the Jews. The king wishesto save the Jews, as they are a rich source o tax money or him. As Adelia’s investiga-tion takes her behind the closed doors o thecountry’s churches, the killer prepares to strike again.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $15.00 
A rollicking microcosm o budding science, medieval culture, and edge-o-your-seat suspense.”
—USA Today
2. The Serpent’s Tale
 When King Henry II’s mistress is poisoned, suspicion alls on hisestranged queen, Eleanor o Aquitaine. The king orders Adelia toinvestigate—and hopeully stave o civil war. A reluctant Adeliands hersel again in the company o Rowley Picot, the new Bishop o St. Albans. Their discoveries are shocking—and hintat greater danger to come.
U.S. Trade Paperback • $15.00 
3. Grave Goods
A re has burned Glastonbury Abbey andrevealed two skeletons. Can they be theremains o Arthur and Guinevere? King Henry hopes so. He wants proo that the bones areArthur’s. I the Welsh are sure Arthur will notreturn to their aid, Henry can crush them orgood. He orders Adelia to examine the bones, while the arsonist lurks.
U.S. Hardcover • $25.95 
The Time-Traveller’s Guide
 to Medieval England
by Ian Mortimer 
 The past is a oreign country. This is yourguidebook. How do you greet people inthe 14th century? What would you smell?Should you stay in a monastic guest house? What ood would you be oered? Explore everythingrom the horrors o leprosy to the ridiculous excesses o roasted larks and haute couture. The result is an astonish-ing social history, revolutionary in its concept, inormativeand wildly entertaining.
U.K. Hardcover • $39.95 
Barker & Llewelyn
 Novels
by Will Thomas
“Thomas places his cast o likable even heroic characters within a complex political mineeld and then waits or the explosion. Intense and insightul.”
—Booklist 
 A ll U.S. Trade Paperbacks • $14.00 each
1. Some Danger Involved
 The murder o a scholar in Victorian London’s Jewish ghettobrings detective Cyrus Barker on the case. He chooses ThomasLlewelyn, a downtrodden young man with a murky past, as hisassistant. As they close in on the killer, Llewelyn is drawn deeperinto Barker’s vigilante world o back alleys and brutal criminals.
2. To Kingdom Come
 When a bomb explodes in Scotland Yard, Irish dissidents are sus-pected. Barker and Llewelyn go under cover to inltrate a secretcell o the Irish Republican Brotherhood. Posing as bomb-makers they are recruited by the group or the ultimate plan: tobring London to its knees and end the monarchy orever.
3. The Limehouse Text 
Barker and Llewelyn discover a stolenChinese book o orbidden lethal martialarts techniques. Politics between Britainand China are already unstable, andthe two detectives must saeguard thebook rom a killer intent on gainingthe secret knowledge.
4. The Hellre Conspiracy 
A distraught guardsman consults Barkerand Llewelyn on the disappearance o his 12-year-old daughter. The sleuthssuspect a serial killer. They must inl-trate London’s most powerul secretsociety to nd out, while Scotland Yardhampers the investigation in acover-up o upper-class depravities.
5. The Black Hand
An Italian assassin’s body is ound in a barrel in the East End,and Barker and Llewelyn are asked to investigate. Soon corpsesappear all over London, each accompanied by a Maa Black Hand note. As Barker and Llewelyn dig deeper, they becomeentangled in the bloody vendettas o rival Italian syndicates.
Special 5-book Paperback Set: $55.95
 (a $70.00 retail value)

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