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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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
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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Categories: All Historical Fiction
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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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Science Fiction
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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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Teen Lit
North and South: By Elizabeth Gaskell & Illustrated (An Audiobook Free!)
by Elizabeth Gaskell
How is this book unique? Free AudiobookIllustrations includedUnabridgedNorth 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 interest in the...
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Categories: Action and Adventure
Planet of the Apes Omnibus 2
by John Jakes, David Gerrold
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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