News of the World A Novel

Soon to be a Major Motion PictureNational Book Award Finalist-FictionIn the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the...

Lighthouse Island A Novel

Paulette Jiles's novels have been called "beautiful," "unforgettable," "impeccable," "pitch perfect," "life-affirming," "deeply...

Stormy Weather

From Paulette Jiles comes a poignant and unforgettable story of hardship, sacrifice, and strength in a tragic time—and a desperate dream born of an undying faith in the...

Enemy Women

As lyrical and poignant as Ahab's Wife and Cold Mountain, here is a wondrous tale set against the tragedy of the American Civil War. . . . "Jiles carries her gifts with deft...

Simon the Fiddler A Novel

The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War, about an itinerant...

The Color of Lightning

“Meticulously researched and beautifully crafted.... This is glorious work.” — Washington Post “A gripping, deeply relevant book.” — New York...

Stormy Weather

From Paulette Jiles comes a poignant and unforgettable story of hardship, sacrifice, and strength in a tragic time-and a desperate dream born of an undying faith in the arrival of...

Lighthouse Island

Paulette Jiles's novels have been called "beautiful," "unforgettable," "impeccable," "pitch perfect," "life-affirming," "deeply...

The Color of Lightning A Novel

In 1863, the War Between the States creeps slowly yet inevitably toward its bloody conclusion – and eastern thoughts are already turning to different wars and enemies....