Books by John Jakes

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John Jakes (b. 1932), the author of more than a dozen novels, is regarded as one of today's most distinguished writers of historical fiction. His work includes the highly acclaimed Kent Family Chronicles series and the North and South Trilogy. Jakes's commitment to historical accuracy and evocative storytelling earned him the title of "the godfather of historical novelists" from the Los Angeles Times and led to a streak of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. Jakes has received several awards for his work and is a member of the Authors Guild and the PEN American Center. He and his wife, Rachel, live on the west coast of Florida.

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North and South (The North and South Trilogy)
by John Jakes
The first volume of John Jakes’s acclaimed and sweeping saga about a friendship threatened by the divisions of the Civil WarIn the years leading up to the Civil War, one enduring friendship embodies the tensions of a nation. Orry Main from South Carolina and George Hazard from Pennsylvania forge a lasting bond while training at the...
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The North and South Trilogy: North and South, Love and War, and Heaven and Hell
by John Jakes
Two families are united—and torn apart—by the Civil War in these three dramatic novels by the #1 New York Times–bestselling master of the historical epic.  In North and South, the first volume of John Jakes’s acclaimed and sweeping saga, a friendship is threatened by the divisions of the Civil War. In the years leading up to the...
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The Kent Family Chronicles Volumes One Through Three: The Bastard, The Rebels, and The Seekers
by John Jakes
The first three novels in a sweeping American epic from the #1 New York Times –bestselling author who “makes history come alive” (Nelson DeMille). This multigenerational saga follows the Kent family and their pursuit of a foothold and future in the expanding United States. From the family’s initial journey traveling to...
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Love and War (The North and South Trilogy)
by John Jakes
The Main and Hazard families clash on and off the Civil War’s battlefields as they grapple with the violent realities of a divided nationAmerica’s master storyteller continues his reign with Love and War, a story steeped in passion and betrayal. With the Confederate and Union armies furiously fighting, the once-steadfast bond between...
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The Rebels (The Kent Family Chronicles)
by John Jakes
The rousing Kent family saga continues as Philip Kent fights for his new country alongside the greatest figures of the Revolutionary War The engrossing follow-up to The Bastard finds Philip Kent standing as a Continental solider at the Battle of Bunker Hill. In a bold move, Kent has taken up arms for the future of his new...
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The Seekers (The Kent Family Chronicles)
by John Jakes
Abraham Kent leaves Boston to find his destiny on America’s frontier in this saga by the #1 New York Times –bestselling author of North and South .   Continuing the saga of the Kent family, John Jakes turns his masterful eye to the settlement of the untamed American West. Abraham Kent, the son of Philip Kent and Anne Ware...
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American Dreams (The Crown Family Saga Book 2)
by John Jakes
From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epicstory of the Crown family--first introduced in the New York Times bestsellerHomeland. As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find theirplace in a turbulent America which stands at the dawn of a new century. From thespeedways of Detroit...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
Charleston
by John Jakes
Charleston follows the lives, loves and shifting fortunes of the unforgettable Bell family from the American Revolution through the turbulent antebellum years to the savage defeat of the Confederacy and represents America's premier storyteller at his very best.
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Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln
by John Jakes
Georgia 1864: Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie-struggle to save the family rice plantation. When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
On Secret Service
by John Jakes
John Jakes, the acclaimed author of the #1 New York Times bestselling North and South Trilogy, returns to the Civil War era with the story of two couples divided by war and allegiance, who discover that love doesn’t take sides...A Rebel sympathizer’s affection for a former Pinkerton detective turned Union agent cannot save him from...
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The Gods of Newport
by John Jakes
In the late nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island-with its giant marble mansions, lavish dinner parties, and vicious social climbing- is a summer playground of the very rich. Into this rarefied world comes infamous railroad mogul and robber baron Sam Driver. He wants his beautiful daughter to have the best Newport has to offer-even...
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North and South: By Elizabeth Gaskell & Illustrated (An Audiobook Free!)
by Elizabeth Gaskell
How is this book unique? Free Audiobook Illustrations included Unabridged North and South is a social novel by English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. Along with Wives and Daughters (1865) and Cranford (1853), it is one of her best known novels and has been adapted for television twice, in 1975 and 2004. The latter version renewed...
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Planet of the Apes Omnibus 2
by John Jakes
The second omnibus to reissue classic  Planet of the Apes  stories, which includes  Conquest of the Planet of the Apes ,  Battle for the Planet of the Apes , and  Planet of the Apes
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Categories: All Science Fiction
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