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Outlander

By: Adamson, Gil

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780061491344D

ISBN: 9780061491344D

Condition: USED


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Dressmaker, The

By: Alcott, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 2/14/2014

Seller ID: 9780307948199

ISBN: 0307948196

Condition: USED


Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks she's had an incredibly lucky break when she is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be her personal maid on the "Titanic. "Once on board, Tess catches the eye of two men--a kind sailor and an enigmatic Chicago businessman--who offer differing views of what lies ahead for her in America. But on the fourth night, disaster strikes, and amidst the chaos, Tess is one of the last people allowed on a lifeboat. The survivors are rescued and taken to New York, but when rumors begin to circulate about the choices they made, Tess is forced to co... View more info

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Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar

By: Alexander, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/9/2010

Seller ID: 9780670031788

ISBN: 067003178X

Condition: USED


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Behind the Shattered Glass

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $4.00

Publisher: ST MARTINS PR INC:

Seller ID: 9781250024701

ISBN: 1250024706

Condition: USED


A ruined abbey on a beautiful estate in Derbyshire, a murdered peer, and a most unlikely romance make "New York Times" bestseller Tasha Alexander's new novel "Behind the Shattered Glass "absolutely irresistible Anglemore Park is the ancestral home of Lady Emily Hargreave's husband Colin. But the stately calm of country life is destroyed when their neighbor, the Marquess of Montagu, bursts through the French doors from the garden and falls down dead in front of the shocked gathering. But who has a motive for murdering the young aristocrat? The lovely cousin who was threatened by his enga... View more info

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Crimson Warning

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 6/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780312661755

ISBN: 0312661754

Condition: USED


"Secrets prove deadly in this new novel from Tasha Alexander featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves. Some very prominent people in London are waking up to find their doorsteps smeared with red paint, the precursor to the revelation of a dark secret - and worse - by someone who enjoys destroying lives "Newly returned to her home in Mayfair, Lady Emily Hargreaves is looking forward to enjoying the delights of the season. The delights, that is, as defined by her own eccentricities--reading "The Aeneid, " waltzing with her dashing husband, and joining the Women's Liberal Federation in the early st... View more info

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Death in the Floating City

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 4/2/2014

Seller ID: 9780312661762

ISBN: 0312661762

Condition: USED


"The Huffington Post" calls "Tears of Pearl" author Tasha Alexander "one to watch--and read" and her new Lady Emily mystery set in Venice proves it Years ago, Emily's childhood nemesis, Emma Callum, scandalized polite society when she eloped to Venice with an Italian count. But now her father-in-law lies murdered, and her husband has vanished. There's no one Emma can turn to for help but Emily, who leaves at once with her husband, the dashing Colin Hargreaves, for Venice. There, her investigations take her from opulent palazzi to slums, libraries, and bordellos. Emily soon realizes that to so... View more info

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Death in St. Petersburg: A Lady Emily Mystery

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9781250146151

ISBN: 1250146151

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Island of Wings

By: Altenberg, Karin

Price: $5.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 6/7/2013

Seller ID: 9780143120667

ISBN: 0143120662

Condition: USED


A dazzling debut novel of love and loss, faith and atonement, on an untamed nineteenth-century Scottish island. Exquisitely written and profoundly moving, "Island of Wings" is a richly imagined novel about two people struggling to keep their love, and their family, alive in a place of extreme hardship and unearthly beauty. Everything lies ahead for Lizzie and Neil McKenzie when they arrive at the St. Kilda islands in July of 1830. Neil is to become the minister to the small community of islanders, and Lizzie-bright, beautiful, and devoted-is pregnant with their first child. As the two a... View more info

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Heyday

By: Andersen, Kurt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/8/2015

Seller ID: 9780375504730

ISBN: 0375504737

Condition: USED


"Heyday" is a brilliantly imagined, wildly entertaining tale of America's boisterous coming of age-a sweeping panorama of madcap rebellion and overnight fortunes, palaces and brothels, murder and revenge-as well as the story of a handful of unforgettable characters discovering the nature of freedom, loyalty, friendship, and true love. In the middle of the nineteenth century, modern life is being born: the mind-boggling marvels of photography, the telegraph, and railroads; a flood of show business spectacles and newspapers; rampant sex and drugs and drink (and moral crusades against all thr... View more info

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Hunger's Brides: A Novel of the Baroque

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780786715411

ISBN: 0786715413

Condition: USED


On a frigid winter's night, a man escapes from an apartment in which a young woman lies bleeding. In his hands he clutches a box he has found there. He is Donald Gregory, a once-respected college professor and serial adulterer, whose last affair has left his career in ruins. She is Beulah Limosneros, one of his students and for a brief time his lover. She had disappeared into Mexico two years earlier, following her obsession with Sor Juana Inis de la Cruz, who was born in 1648, entered a convent at age nineteen, and became the greatest poet of her time, only to die of plague in 1695. As a poli... View more info

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Rashi's Daughters: Book I: Joheved

By: Anton, Maggie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PLUME: 7/14/2012

Seller ID: 9780452288621

ISBN: 0452288622

Condition: USED


The first two novels in a dramatic trilogy set in eleventh-century France about the lives and loves of three daughters of the great Talmud scholar In 1068, the scholar Salomon ben Isaac returns home to Troyes, France, to take over the family winemaking business and embark on a path that will indelibly influence the Jewish world?writing the first Talmud commentary, and secretly teaching Talmud to his daughters. Joheved, the eldest of his three girls, finds her mind and spirit awakened by religious study, but, knowing the risk, she must keep her passion for learning and prayer hidden. ... View more info

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Rashi's Daughters: Book II: Miriam

By: Anton, Maggie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PLUME: 7/14/2012

Seller ID: 9780452288638

ISBN: 0452288630

Condition: USED


The engrossing historical series of three sisters living in eleventh-century Troyes, France, continues with the tale of Miriam, the lively and daring middle child of Salomon ben Isaac, the great Talmudic authority. Having no sons, he teaches his daughters the intricacies of Mishnah and Gemara in an era when educating women in Jewish scholarship was unheard of. His middle daughter, Miriam, is determined to bring new life safely into the Troyes Jewish community and becomes a midwife. As devoted as she is to her chosen path, she cannot foresee the ways in which she will be tested and how heavily ... View more info

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Mercy Seat

By: Askew, Rilla

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780140265156

ISBN: 0140265155

Condition: USED


Few first novels garner the kind of powerful praise awarded this epic story that takes place on the dusty, remorseless Oklahoma frontier, where two brothers are deadlocked in a furious rivalry. Fayette is an enterprising schemer hoping to cash in on his brother's talents as a gunsmith. John, determined not to repeat the crime that forced both families to flee their Kentucky homes, doggedly follows his tenacious brother west, while he watches his own family disintegrate. Wondrously told through the wary eyes of John's ten-year-old daughter, Mattie, whose gift of premonition proves to be bot... View more info

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Darcy Connection

By: Aston, Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 8/8/2017

Seller ID: 9781416547259

ISBN: 1416547258

Condition: USED


In "The Darcy Connection," Mr. Collins of "Pride and Prejudice" is now the Bishop of Ripon, living with his wife, Charlotte, and their two daughters, who have reached marriageable age. The elder, another Charlotte, is extraordinarily beautiful, and her parents hope her looks and connections will ensure a brilliant marriage. Her sister, Eliza, while not as handsome, possesses a lively intelligence that, in Mr. Collins's opinion, is too like her godmother, Mrs. Darcy. In London, Charlotte's beauty wins her many admirers, despite her small fortune. But Eliza's wit and attempts to interfere i... View more info

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Clan of the Cave Bear

By: Auel, Jean M.

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Publisher: CROWN PUB INC:

Edition: 2001

Seller ID: 9780609610978

ISBN: 060961097X

Condition: USED


This special edition includes the first 2 chapters of The Shelters of Stone. In 1980, Jean M. Auel's debut novel, "The Clan of the Cave Bear, "blazed up the bestseller lists and went on to sell millions of copies worldwide. In this first book of the beloved Earth's Children (R) series, Auel takes us back to the dawn of mankind and sweeps us up into the amazing and wonderful world of Ayla, one of the most remarkable heroines ever imagined. "The Shelters of Stone, "the long-awaited fifth novel in the Earth's Children (R) series, will arrive on April 30, 2002. To celebrate this major publ... View more info

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Land of Painted Caves: Earth's Children, Book Six

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780553383201

ISBN: 0553383205

Condition: USED


#1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER In "The Land of Painted Caves, "Jean M. Auel brings her ice-age epic series, Earth's Children(R), to an extraordinary conclusion. As the story opens, Ayla, Jondalar, and their infant daughter, Jonayla, are living with the Zelandonii in the Ninth Cave. Ayla has been chosen as an acolyte to a spiritual leader and begins arduous training tasks. Whatever obstacles she faces, Ayla finds inventive ways to lessen the difficulties of daily life, searching for wild edibles to make meals and experimenting with techniques to ease the long journeys the Zelandonii must... View more info

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Mammoth Hunters

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/9/2011

Seller ID: 9780517556276

ISBN: 0517556278

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Land of Painted Caves

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CROWN PUB INC: 9/24/2012

Seller ID: 9780517580516

ISBN: 0517580519

Condition: USED


The highly anticipated sixth book of Jean Auel's Earth's Children(R) series, "The Land of Painted Caves," is the culmination fans have been waiting for. Continuing the story of Ayla and Jondalar, Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-creation of the way life was lived more than 25,000 years ago. "The Land of Painted Caves" is an exquisite achievement by one of the world's most beloved authors. View more info

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Valley of Horses

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 2/18/2013

Seller ID: 9780553250534

ISBN: 0553250531

Condition: USED


This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman. Cruelly cast out by the new leader of the ancient Clan that adopted her as a child, Ayla leaves those she loves behind and travels alone through a stark, open land filled with dangerous animals but few people, searching for the Others, tall and fair like herself. The short summer gives her little time to look, and when she finds a sheltered valley with a herd of hardy steppe... View more info

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Clan of the Cave Bear, The

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/5/2015

Seller ID: 9780517189184

ISBN: 0517189186

Condition: USED


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