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Kitchen Boy

By: Alexander, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 9/28/2013

Seller ID: 9780142003817

ISBN: 0142003816

Condition: USED


Drawing from decades of work, travel, and research in Russia, Robert Alexander re-creates the tragic, perennially fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra as seen through the eyes of the Romanovs' young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs' brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family. Does he hold the key to the many questions surrounding the family's murder? Historically vivid and compelling, The Kitchen Boy is also a touching portrait of a loving family... 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

Condition: USED


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Dangerous to Know

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ST MARTINS PR INC: 11/4/2014

Seller ID: 9780312383817

ISBN: 0312383819

Condition: USED


Set in the lush countryside of Normandy, France, this new novel of suspense featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves is filled with intrigue, romance, mysterious deaths, and madness. Returning from her honeymoon with Colin Hargreaves and a near brush with death in Constantinople, Lady Emily convalesces at her mother-in-law's beautiful estate in Normandy. But the calm she so desperately seeks is shattered when, out riding a horse, she comes upon the body of a young woman who has been brutally murdered. The girl's wounds are identical to those inflicted on the victims of Jack the Ripper, who has wr... View more info

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Fatal Waltz

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 8/5/2014

Seller ID: 9780061174230

ISBN: 0061174238

Condition: USED


At her friend Ivy's behest, Lady Emily Ashton reluctantly agrees to attend a party at the sprawling English country estate of a man she finds odious. But the despised Lord Fortescue is not to be her greatest problem. Kristiana von Lange, an Austrian countess once linked romantically with Emily's fiance, the debonair Colin Hargreaves, is a guest also. And a tedious evening turns deadly when their host is found murdered, and his protege, Robert Brandon--Ivy's husband--is arrested for the crime. Determined to right a terrible wrong, Emily embarks on a quest that will lead her from London's ... View more info

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Poisoned Season

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 11/5/2014

Seller ID: 9780061174216

ISBN: 0061174211

Condition: USED


London's social season is in full swing, and Victorian aristocracy can't stop whispering about a certain gentleman who claims to be the direct descendant of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. But he's not the only topic of wagging tongues. Drawing rooms, boudoirs, and ballrooms are abuzz with the latest news of an audacious cat burglar who has been systematically stealing valuable items that once belonged to the ill-fated queen. Light gossip turns serious when the owner of one of the pilfered treasures is found murdered, and the mysterious thief develops a twisted obsession with Lady Emily ... View more info

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Tears of Pearl

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ST MARTINS PR INC: 11/5/2014

Seller ID: 0312383800

ISBN: 0312383800

Condition: USED


Set amid the beauty and decadence of the Ottoman Empire, Lady Emily's latest adventure is full of intrigue, treachery, and romance.Looking forward to the joys of connubial bliss, newlyweds Lady Emily and Colin Hargreaves, diplomats of the British Empire, set out toward Turkey for an exotic honeymoon. But on their first night in the city, a harem girl is found murdered, strangled in the courtyard of the sultan's lavish Yildiz Palace. Sir Richard St. Clare, an Englishman who works at the embassy in Constantinople, is present and recognizes the girl as his own daughter who was kidnapped twe... View more info

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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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Clan of the Cave Bear

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $5.00

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

Condition: USED


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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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Plains of Passage

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 11/3/2012

Seller ID: 9780517580493

ISBN: 0517580497

Condition: USED


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Clan of the Cave Bear

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 8/16/2014

Seller ID: 0553250426

ISBN: 0553250426

Condition: USED


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