Bright Flows the River

      Taylor Caldwell

Bright Flows the River

He had built an empire out of a worthless scrap of farmland, rising from the wrong side of the tracks to move gracefully within the inner circles of the very rich: the American dream came true for him; now it was turning into a nightmare..: one night he tried to kill himself in his car; suddenly he was forced to come to terms with what he'd been and what he'd become: drama of a man's struggle for power.
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    Glory and the Lightning

      Taylor Caldwell

Glory and the Lightning

New York Times Bestseller: A breathtaking saga of ancient Greece and one of history’s most influential political couples, Aspasia and Pericles. Born in the Greek city of Miletus, Aspasia was destined for a life of tragedy. Her wealthy father vowed to abandon any female child, so Aspasia was secreted away, educated independently of her family, and raised as a courtesan. She discovered at an early age how to use her powers of intellect as ingeniously as those of the flesh.

Ensconced in the Persian harems of Al Taliph, she meets the man who will change her fate: Pericles, the formidable political leader, statesman, ruler of Athens, and Aspasia’s most cherished lover. She becomes his trusted confidante, his equal through scandal, war, and revolt.

From the eruption of the Peloponnesian War to violent political and family rivalries to a devastating plague, author Taylor Caldwell plunges the reader into the heart of ancient Athens. In bringing to life the tumultuous love affairs and gripping power struggles of one of history’s most complicated and fascinating women, Glory and the Lightning is thrilling proof that “Caldwell never falters when it comes to storytelling” (Publishers Weekly).

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Taylor Caldwell including rare images from the author’s estate.

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    The Wide House

      Taylor Caldwell

The Wide House

Portrait of a Magnetic and Wicked Woman in Pre-Civil War American. Janie Cauder , the young wife who hounded her husband to his grave.. the rapacious mistress whose lover fled from her into a sterile marriage..the vehement mother who drove her children to madness, down paths of bitter, twisted lives. Still , her victims loved her. And only Janies, the fiery redhead, knew why.
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    The Arm and the Darkness

      Taylor Caldwell

The Arm and the Darkness

THE CARDINAL LUSTED AFTER THE YOUNG QUEEN, AND ALL OF FRANCE KNEW IT!
Taylor Caldwell's incomparable talent as a storyteller has never been more brilliantly revealed than in this thrilling novel of France in the time of the infamous Cardinal Richelieu and the struggle for survival between the Catholics and the Huguenots. The Arm and the Darkness is a rich tapestry of the intrigue, loyalty and treachery that marked one of the most glittering epochs in the history of Europe. Across the pages of this novel march the great men and women of the time. Woven into the fabric of this sweeping tale is the tender story of the love between Arsène, a dashing young Huguenot, and the beautiful Catholic peasant girl, Cecile. This is a novel teeming with adventure and passion and stamped with that unmistakable aura of authenticity which has made the stories of Taylor Caldwell world-famous bestsellers.
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    Ceremony of the Innocent

      Taylor Caldwell

Ceremony of the Innocent

Ellen was born into servanthood and this was the only life she ever knew.. until Jeremy..; this successful New York lawyer saw in Ellen a ravishingly beautiful woman: the woman he was going to marry; Ellen was catapulted into this unknown world of politics, wealth and power, where her loving innocence was threatened by hypocrisy and ruthless ambition: Jeremy was the only one who could save her.
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    The Listener

      Taylor Caldwell

The Listener

Who was the mysterious listener? And what strange power did he offer to fifteen people on a desperate quest? John Godfrey, retired lawyer in a large midwestern city, erects a beautiful marble sanctum as a monument to his late wife. Inside, behind an electronic screen that hides him from each visitor, is the unknown one who sits. . .and listens.
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    Testimony of Two Men

      Taylor Caldwell

Testimony of Two Men

Someday the town of Hambledon might forget the lies they told about their brilliant young doctor. But they could never forgive the truths he told about them.
From this compelling story of a doctor at war with the world he has been taught to heal, Taylor Caldwell has fashioned a novel of an unforgettable, angry idealist -- a novel in which the drama of new medical frontiers becomes part of a sweeping chronicle of love, death, desire, and redemption.
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    To Look and Pass

      Taylor Caldwell

To Look and Pass

If Dan Hendricks had been born thirty or so years later, things would not have happened as they did. In a restless and mobile nation he could have escaped from the past, assumed another identity. But in the close-knit community of South Kenton at the turn of the century, he could not escape. — From his earliest years, Dan seemed marked out by fate as one of its victims. In the eyes of the small respectable American town he was an outcast, a social misfit. His mother was dead; his father was only a blacksmith and , what was worse, a drunkard, and the two of them lived in a two-room shack behind the smithy. When Dan fell in love, it was with a woman twenty-two years older than him; when he got married, it was to a woman who hated him and wanted to make him suffer, and who succeeded - even after her death. This is the poignant story of a man who chose to do more than to look and pass'; a man who was good, honorable and high of heart, but whose end was lonely and tragic.
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    A Pillar of Iron: A Novel of Ancient Rome

      Taylor Caldwell

A Pillar of Iron: A Novel of Ancient Rome

New York Times * Bestseller: A magnificent novel of ancient Rome and the tragic life of Cicero*, who tried in vain to save the republic he loved from tyranny. In this riveting tale, the Roman Empire in its final glory is seen through the eyes of philosopher, orator, and political theorist Marcus Tullius Cicero.

From his birth in 106 BC in the hill town of Arpinum, Cicero, the educated son of a wealthy member of the equestrian order, is destined for greatness. At a young age, he discovers the legend of the Unknown God, the coming Messiah, and it propels the rising lawyer on a journey of spiritual conflict and self-discovery. From his tumultuous family life to his tenuous alliance with Julius Caesar to a fateful love affair with the Roman empress Livia and, finally, to the political role that will make him a target of powerful enemies, A Pillar of Iron is the story of Cicero’s legacy as one the greatest influences on Western civilization.

Based on hundreds of speeches, voluminous private correspondence, and ancient texts and manuscripts, this bestselling epic brings into focus Cicero’s complicated relationships with his contemporaries, including Caesar, Mark Antony, and Crassus, and brilliantly captures the pageantry, turmoil, and intrigue of life in ancient Rome. According to legendary editor Maxwell Perkins, author “Taylor Caldwell is a storyteller first, last and foremost, and once you begin reading one of her books, you can’t help finishing it.”

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Taylor Caldwell including rare images from the author’s estate.
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    Dear and Glorious Physician

      Taylor Caldwell

Dear and Glorious Physician

Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, a Greek, a man who loved, knew the emptiness of bereavement, and later traveled through the hills and wastes of Judea asking, "What manner of man was my Lord?" And it is of this Lucanus that Taylor Caldwell tells here in one of the most stirring stories ever lived or written.
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    On Growing Up Tough: An Irreverent Memoir

      Taylor Caldwell

On Growing Up Tough: An Irreverent Memoir

Now she looks with disarming candor at her own life and at the early years in England and America when she was "growing up tough." Here was no idyllic childhood. She is under no illusions about her parents, especially the strong-minded little mother who insisted that young Janet, as she was christened, could do the work of any able-bodied boy. "In fact," she muses wryly, "my parents probably invented Women's Liberation." thus forcing her into a fierce self-reliance which never allowed her to play "the big female con game" of a pampered, protected housewife.
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    This Side of Innocence

      Taylor Caldwell

This Side of Innocence

Beautiful Amalie Maxwell, low-born, but driven by limitless desires, came to Riversend and instantly touched off a holocaust of passion, hatred and intrigue that blazed through three generations of the lordly Lindseys...
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