Susan Howatch

1 Cashelmara

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Family 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2012-10-09
Description :  <b>The <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling saga: In nineteenth-century Ireland, a titled English family keeps an estate in an era of famine and violent conflict.</b><br /> &#xa0;When Edward de Salis travels to America after the death of his first wife, he is astonished to find himself falling in love with Marguerite, a young woman many years his junior. Full of hope for the future, he returns to his Irish estate, Cashelmara, but in nineteenth-century Ireland—a country racked by poverty and famine—his family eventually becomes trapped in a sinister spiral of violence that Edward could never have foreseen. <i>Cashelmara</i> follows the fortunes of three generations as they struggle to survive both the tragedies of history and their own chaotic lives.&#xa0;This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Howatch including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.<br /> “Another blockbuster from Susan Howatch.” —<i>The Daily Telegraph</i><br /> “One of the most original novelists writing today.” —<i>Cosmopolitan</i><br /> Susan Howatch (b. 1940) is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.&#xa0;

2 The Wheel of Fortune

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Literary 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2012-10-09
Description :  <b>An “emotion-packed” <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling saga by the author of <i>Cashelmara</i>, set on a Welsh family estate in the early twentieth century (<i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>).</b><br /> Tucked in the hills of South Wales is Oxmoon, the ancestral estate of the Godwin family. In the summers before 1914, music streams through the family home as the Godwins, at the height of their prosperity, dance in the ballroom with their guests. But despite the remarkable talents of heir-apparent Robert Godwin, the fates have a rough, tough ride planned for him and those he loves. Fortunes shift during two world wars, disastrous love affairs leave the family battered, and finally jealousy threatens to destroy Oxmoon and all it symbolizes. Based on a true story that has been updated to modern times, <i>The Wheel of Fortune</i> is a timeless tale of love, hatred, revenge, redemption, and forgiveness.&#xa0;<i>This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Howatch including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.</i><br /> “The most marvelous book imaginable.” —<i>Chicago Sun-Times</i><br /> “A mesmerizing storyteller.” —<i>The Daily Telegraph</i><br /> Susan Howatch (b. 1940) is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.&#xa0;

3 The Rich Are Different

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Literary 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2012-10-09
Description :  <b>The <i>New York Times </i>bestselling novel about a powerful Wall Street family in the 1920s and the illicit affair that threatens their empire.</b><br /><br /> During the Roaring Twenties, Paul Van Zale is the undisputed king of the financial industry, an influential man of great wealth, unparalleled power, enormous ego, and insatiable appetites. He’s also exactly what Dinah Slade is looking for: a millionaire susceptible to seduction who can rescue her endangered ancestral estate and make her dream of creating her own business empire come true.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> All it takes is one look at the intoxicating young Englishwoman—“delivered” in secret to his London office—and all thoughts of his wife and other mistresses are instantly banished from Van Zale’s mind. But their ensuing love affair has repercussions that will shake the foundations of the banking tycoon’s Wall Street firm, especially when his dynamic, impulsive right-hand man also falls victim to Dinah’s vibrant sensuality.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Perhaps graver still is her effect on Van Zale’s family, among whom greed, rage, and jealousy are prime motivating factors. And as the boom of the twenties gives way to the despair of the Great Depression, everything threatens to come tumbling down in an avalanche of treachery and murder.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Inspired by the love triangle involving Caesar, Cleopatra, and Mark Antony, the author of <i>Sins of the Fathers</i> and <i>The Wheel of Fortune</i>—known for writing “impressive fiction imbued with moral questions”—presents an unforgettable saga of an American dynasty in the tumultuous years between the two world wars (<i>Publishers Weekly</i>).<br /> &#xa0;<br /><i>This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Howatch including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.</i><br /> “A mesmerizing storyteller.” —<i>The Daily Telegraph</i><br /> Susan Howatch (b. 1940) is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.&#xa0;

4 Penmarric

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2012-10-09
Description :  <b>From the acclaimed author of <i>Cashelmara</i>: the “grippingly readable” <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling saga of a noble English family torn apart (<i>The Sunday Times</i>).</b><br /><br /> Overlooking the bleak cliffs of Cornwall is Penmarric, the ancestral home of Mark Castallack. The stunning gothic manor is the picture of English nobility, wealth, and comfort. But as the twentieth century unfolds, those behind Penmarric’s towering walls face nothing short of disaster. As Mark and his children struggle to save their home and their aristocratic way of life, they must engage in a bitter fight against greed, ambition, betrayal, and even murder.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Over her forty-year career, Susan Howatch has taken on the Anglican Communion and the British elite, and established herself as the queen of the historical family saga with such bestsellers as <i>The Wheel of Fortune</i>. Now, discover the magnificent, sweeping novel that started her reign and made her an international-bestselling author.<br /> &#xa0;<br /><i>This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Howatch including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.</i><br /> &#xa0;“Grippingly readable.” —<i>The Sunday Times</i><br /> “Larger than life . . . a fascinating saga . . . it has all the right dramatic and romantic ingredients.” —<i>Woman's Journal</i><br /> Susan Howatch (b. 1940) is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.&#xa0;

5 Glittering Images

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  1987-09-12
Description :  It is the 1930s, and Charles Ashworth is dispatched by the Archbishop of Canterbury to learn the truth about the flamboyant Bishop of Starbridge, Adam Alexander Jardine, and his mousy wife. Do Jardine's outspoken denouncements of the Anglican Church's strict divorce laws have a personal motive? When he meets the cool and beautiful Lyle Christie, Mrs. Jardine's companion, Ashworth believes they do. But as he struggles to understand the strange relationships in the household, Ashworth ceases to be an innocent, objective observer. Slowly, he too is drawn into the secret drama that is being played out in the shadow of the cathedral, a drama that he could never have foreseen.<br /><br />The first in Susan Howatch's acclaimed novels centering on the glorious Cathedral of Starbridge, Glittering Images is a masterful depiction of spiritual hubris, the seductions of power, and the moral dilemmas of England between the wars.<br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

6 Sins of the Fathers

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2012-10-09
Description :  <b>The “grippingly readable” <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling follow-up to <i>The Rich Are Different</i>: a tale of wealth, greed, and power in post-WWII New York (<i>The Sunday Times</i>).</b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> Among the Wall Street elite, no name inspires as much awe and envy as Van Zale. The family’s sprawling banking empire, run by the determined and talented Cornelius Van Zale, is thriving. Their lifestyle, glittering and luxurious, is the epitome of the American Dream. But behind the gilded perfection of their public persona, the Van Zales hide dark secrets: a world of complicated affairs, bitter rivalries, dangerous alliances, and grasping corruption.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Vicky Van Zale, caught between the maneuverings of her father, Cornelius, and the ambitions of her husband and lover, finds herself a pawn in a vicious battle for control. And they’re all willing to pay any price to win—no matter how deadly.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Author Susan Howatch, renowned for her historical family sagas, takes on the disturbing world of the American elite in this novel inspired by the bitter reigns of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, and Octavian, a classic tale of American avarice in the booming postwar years that still resonates today.<br /> &#xa0;<br /><i>This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Howatch including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.</i><br /> &#xa0;“A sweeping novel of great passion.” —<i>Literary Guild Magazine</i><br /> “A stunningly successful work of fiction.” —<i>Nashville Banner</i><br /> Susan Howatch (b. 1940) is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.&#xa0;

7 Glamorous Powers

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  1988-10-26
Description :  "Fascinating...convincing...believable."<br />NEWSDAY<br />The time is 1940. Jonathan Darrow is an Anglican priest when he receives a shattering vision and knows he must leave the monastery that has been his home for seventeen years. As he plunges into the temptations of the real world, a crisis sends him into the labyrinth of his past to pluck out the buried truth beneath the deceptions he has been living through.<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

8 Absolute Truths

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  1995-01-15
Description :  "A SKILLFUL BLEND OF CHARACTER, PHILOSOPHY AND <br />NARRATIVE. . .Formidable personalities embroil themselves in ruthless power struggles that would make a corporate raider blush."<br />--The Washington Post Book World<br />It is 1965, and Charles Ashworth has attained the plum position of bishop of Starbridge, an honor that keeps him in a heady whirl of activity that would exhaust the most seasoned corporate executive. With the invaluable support of his minions and his attractive, unsinkable wife, Ashworth stands against the amorality and decadence of the age--"Anti-Sex Ashworth." He slays his opponents by being a tough, efficient, confident churchman, the torments of his past long since dead and buried.<br />And then the unexpected, the unthinkable, strikes.<br />Suddenly Ashworth finds himself staring into the chasm of all the lies hes been telling himself for years: about his marriage, his children, even his views on the Church. And as he suspects his old nemesis and dean, Neville Aysgarth, of drinking too much, of financial chicanery, of--God forbid--having an affair, Ashworth discovers to his horror that he is tempted to commit the very acts that he has so publicly <br />denounced. . . .<br />"ENTHRALLING. . .Rich, dense, almost indecently entertaining."<br />--San Jose Mercury News<br />"POWERFUL. . .MIRACULOUS."<br />--Booklist (starred review)<br />SELECTED BY THE BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH CLUB<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

9 The Wonder Worker

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature  Historical 
Price :  $12.99
Release Date :  1997-11-25
Description :  Young, lonely, and insecure, Alice Fletcher is on the verge of emotional collapse when she stumbles into St. Benet's Church to dodge the London drizzle. There, she witnesses a group of gifted healers led by the charismatic Nicholas Darrow. Gaining refuge at last, Alice is drawn--inexorably, seductively--into the complex network of relationships at St. Benet's healing center--as she falls immediately, dangerously, in love with Darrow himself. <br /><br />Yet Darrow and his cutting-edge clergy are not all what they seem. And while Nicholas's dazzling powers now threaten to ruin all he attempts to save--including his own disturbed marriage--Alice's devotion to him deepens. Then a&#xa0;&#xa0;devastating tragedy transports her to the shocking center of truth. Yet fueled by her love for Nicholas and a boldly emerging intuition, she will hold together the lives spinning wildly out of control--as she herself is transformed forever.<br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

10 The Heartbreaker

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2004-04-27
Description :  Deftly combining the sacred and the profane—the unmistakable hallmark of her fiction over the past decade—Susan Howatch gives us a spellbinding, suspenseful and psychologically intense new novel.<br /><br />The financial heart of London—the City—is an adrenaline-charged square mile deep in recession in the 1990s, a place where sex is just another commodity to be bought and sold in the marketplace. And the City is where the life of Gavin Blake, who sells sex to high flyers, is finally about to unravel.<br />In the center of the City is St. Benet’s, a church that ministers to the casualties of this affluent but amoral society. Carta Graham, the St. Benet’s fundraiser, is at once attracted to Gavin when they meet through a mutual friend, but slowly she realizes that she has entered a relationship far more complex than she could ever have imagined.<br /><br />Gavin is desperate to escape from his world of prostitution, pornography and violence, but as his involvement with Carta and St. Benet’s deepens, the dangers that encircle him escalate until his life itself is on the line. Carta is determined to help him—but will their mysterious journey together be lifesaving or soul-destroying? All she can do is fight her hardest to help Gavin survive.<br /><br />Consistently surprising and powerfully moving, <i>The Heartbreaker</i> is Susan Howatch’s most gripping novel yet.<br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>

11 The High Flyer

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2000-07-05
Description :  Successful London lawyer Carter Graham has power, sex appeal, and a well-ordered life. Everything has gone according to plan, including her recent marriage to Kim Betz, an investment banker with the right combination of looks and position. On the surface it appears to be a match made in heaven. The only problem is Kim’s ex-wife. Sophie begins to follow Carter like a shadow, making outrageous claims about Kim’s involvement in the occult.<br /><br />Convincing herself that Sophie is mad, Carter moves ahead with her life. But something is amiss–and as Sophie’s stories are corroborated by other unwelcome disclosures from Kim’s past, Carter is thrown into a terrifying web of suspicion and betrayal, pushing her sanity to the edge. In desperation, Carter seeks help from Nicholas Darrow, the charismatic priest of St. Benet’s Healing Center. Though a religious skeptic, Carter hopes to stem the tide of darkness that threatens to envelop her life–and begins a compelling journey into the very nature of good and evil, wisdom and redemption. . . .

12 Mystical Paths

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  1992-04-28
Description :  When Nicholas Darrow follows his father into the Anglican priesthood in 1968 at the age of twenty-five, he is fleeing a troubled past. But when his fascination with his own psychic powers results in a near-tragedy, Nicholas must face the truth about his relationship with his father before he can find his way out of the seemingly impenetrable darkness that engulfs him.<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

13 Ultimate Prizes

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  1989-10-14
Description :  The third in Susan Howatch's Church of England novels, ULTIMATE PRIZES begins in 1942 with the world at war, as narrator and archdeacon Nevill Aysgarth finds himself falling into a hopeless obsession over Dido Tallent, beautiful celebrity, and finds himself pursuing her through a swamp of guilt and the destruction of his valued moral compass....<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

14 Scandalous Risks

Author : Susan Howatch
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  1990-10-17
Description :  In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>



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