This week's it's three covers instead of one. Sons of Fortune was the cover that first caught my eyes. But, they all look so good, especially together (would look very nice at home with me btw) so this week I will have four Cover Crushes instead of one! The unforgettable first novel in the classic Stevenson Family Saga from epic master Malcolm Macdonald The U.S. relaunch of the beloved classic saga from from beloved author Malcolm Macdonald, the first book in the Stevenson Family saga, Macdonald's most beloved series.
John Stevenson is just a navy foreman working on the Summit Tunnel of the Manchester & Leeds Railway when a near-fatal accident brings young Nora Telling into his life. Her nimbleness of mind and his power of command enable them to take over the working mill and rescue it from catastrophe.
Together with their friends, the Thorntons—who are troubled by a marriage mismatched in passion—they are willing to risk any dare, commit themselves to any act of cunning on their climb from rags to riches. It is a story of love, hate, lust, and deception as England's glorious Victorian age is dawning. The Rich Are With You Always is the epic story of two families at the height of the railroad boom.
The U.S. relaunch of the beloved classic saga from beloved author Malcolm Macdonald, the second book in the Stevenson Family saga, Macdonald's most beloved series.
The second novel in the classic Stevenson family saga, The Rich Are With You Always is the epic story of two families at the height of the railroad boom, where the lives of the Victorian people rose economically and set in motion forces of passion and struggle that would define a people.
At a time when fabulous fortunes could be made through the will of a strong man or the wiles of a beautiful woman, the driving ambitions of the Stevensons finally bring them to the center of dazzling power and position. But their fate becomes more and more entwined with that of their friends, the Thorntons—repressed and pious Arabella and secretive, sex-obsessed Walter—as whispers of scandal and disgrace threaten to bring them all to ruin.
The gripping third novel in the classic Stevenson family saga from epic master Malcolm Macdonald, often listed among the best series in historical fiction.
As the saga continues, the Stevensons are now one of the richest families in the world. John, recalling his lowly past, wants his children to obey to the letter and never put a foot wrong. But his four eldest children, Young John, Winifred, Caspar, and Abigail, have ideas of their own. As they test the temptations of the adult world, the lure of profit and pleasure bring the risk of disaster and disgrace, and the tensions threaten to pull the family apart.
The U.S. relaunch of the classic saga from Malcolm Macdonald, fourth in the Stevenson family saga.
Daughter of the wealthy and storied Stevenson family, Abigail Stevenson should have been a creature of unawakened innocence. But one fateful day she tricks her maid, Annie, into telling her the facts of life, and soon Abigail comes to realize that the same shocking secret can be a glorious and life-enhancing mystery. Thus begins her path of passion and indomitable ambition that will lead her from England to the great capitals of Europe, from the passions of man and woman to those of an intellectual, artist, and creator.