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Author(s): Deborah Crombie
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Publisher: Avon
Publish date: 2004-09-28
ISBN-10: 006052524X
ISBN-13: 9780060525248
Language: English
Description: Newly appointed Detective Inspector Gemma James has never thought to question her friend Hazel Cavendish about her past. So it is quite a shock when Gemma learns that their holiday retreat to a hotel in the Scottish Highlands is, in fact, Hazel's homecoming -- and that fellow guest Donald Brodie was once Hazel's lover, despite a vicious, long-standing feud between their rival, fine whiskey distilling families. And the fires of a fierce and passionate affair may not have burned out completely -- on Brodie's part at least, since he's prepared to destroy Hazel's marriage to win back his "Juliet." But when a sudden, brutal murder... more...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:56:11 GMT
It's Never Too Late to Get a Life: Angie's First Adventure (by Heather Estay) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/its-never-too-late-to-get-a-life-angies-first-adventure
Author(s): Heather Estay
Categories: Fiction > Family Life, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Avon A
Publish date: 2005-09-27
ISBN-10: 0060762500
ISBN-13: 9780060762506
Language: English
Description: After twenty-six years, my husband just dumped me for the Neighborhood Watch captain, a woman the size of a Winnebago. Oh, and then he squanders all of our savings and investments. Normally, I wouldhandle this with a week at a spa I can't afford, but the Save Angie Crisis Intervention Team (aka my best friends) insists that instead I need one night of hot, wanton, emotionally uncomplicated sex. A one-night stand. Who knew? If only moving on were so simple. Then I wouldn't suddenly be this close to becoming Sacramento's latest scandal, ruining my son's career, and wetting my pants in this rented G.I. Joe costume I'm wearing... more...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:56:08 GMT
Size 14 Is Not Fat Either (Heather Wells Mysteries) (by Meg Cabot) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/size-14-is-not-fat-either-heather-wells-mysteries
Author(s): Meg Cabot
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publish date: 2006-11-28
ISBN-10: 0060525126
ISBN-13: 9780060525125
Language: English
Description: Former pop star Heather Wells has settled nicely into her new life as assistant dorm director at New York College—a career that does not require her to drape her size 12 body in embarrassingly skimpy outfits. She can even cope (sort of) with her rocker ex-boyfriend's upcoming nuptials, which the press has dubbed The Celebrity Wedding of the Decade. But she's definitely having a hard time dealing with the situation in the dormitory kitchen—where a cheerleader has lost her head on the first day of the semester. (Actually, her head is accounted for—it's her torso that's AWOL.) Surrounded by hysterical students—with her ex-con father on her... more...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:32:11 GMT
Sleeping with the Fishes (Fred the Mermaid, Book 1) (by MaryJanice Davidson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sleeping-with-the-fishes-fred-the-mermaid-book-1
Author(s): MaryJanice Davidson
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Fiction > Science Fiction, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Jove
Publish date: 2006-11-28
ISBN-10: 0515142220
ISBN-13: 9780515142228
Language: English
Description: Fred is not your ordinary mermaid. She's not blonde. She's not buxom. And she's definitely not perky. In fact, Fred can be downright cranky. And it doesn't help matters that her hair is blue. While volunteering at the New England Aquarium, Fred learns that there are weird levels of toxins in the local seawater. A gorgeous marine biologist wants her help investigating. So does her merperson ruler, the High Prince of the Black Sea. You'd think it would be easy for a mermaid to get to the bottom of things. Think again.
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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:56:11 GMT
Sensual Confessions (Arabesque) (by Brenda Jackson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sensual-confessions-arabesque
Author(s): Brenda Jackson
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Harlequin Kimani
Publish date: 2010-04-01
ISBN-10: 0373831781
ISBN-13: 9780373831784
Language: English
Description: Blade Madaris has watched the men in his family surrender their single status one by one, and he has no plans to join them. But the gorgeous attorney he meets at his cousin's wedding would make a fine notch on his bedpost. And when circumstances bring them together for six months, Blade formulates a plan to sweep Samari Di Meglio off her feet and into his arms.Though Blade is the kind of player Sam has spent years avoiding, a no-strings one-night stand is too tempting to resist. But their sizzling night together comes with unforeseen complications. Blade can't walk away from the most passionate woman he's ever met. To break through her resistance,... more...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:46:09 GMT
Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Odyssey of Love and Adventure (by Julian Smith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/crossing-the-heart-of-africa-an-odyssey-of-love-and-adventure
Author(s): Julian Smith
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Fiction > Action & Adventure, Travel > Africa, Travel > Reference
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publish date: 2010-12-07
ISBN-10: 0061873470
ISBN-13: 9780061873478
Language: English
Description: The amazing true story of Julian Smith, who retraced the journey of legendary British explorer Ewart "The Leopard" Grogan, the first man to cross the length of Africa, in hopes of also winning the heart of the woman he loved. In 1898, the dashing young British explorer Ewart “the Leopard” Grogan was in love. In order to prove his mettle to his beloved—and her aristocratic stepfather—he set out on a quest to become the first person to walk across Africa, “a feat hitherto thought by many explorers to be impossible” (New York Times, 1900). In 2007, thirty-five-year-old American journalist Julian Smith faced a... more...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:56:02 GMT
The Gold Covenant (by Roberta Clark) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-gold-covenant
Author(s): Roberta Clark
Categories: Fiction > Suspense
Publisher: Medallion Press
Publish date: 2007-03-01
ISBN-10: 1933836016
ISBN-13: 9781933836010
Language: English
Description: Journalist Katherine Nikulasson's father, Gustav, noted historian and archaeologist, has been killed in a plane crash. Some of his papers, now missing, lead Katherine to question the veracity of the accident report, and the loyalty of her father's longtime friend, Sheppard Wilde. A search for the truth takes Katherine to Wilde's estate in England where she uncovers a conspiracy that shakes her to the core. Unaware she has now become a pawn in that conspiracy, an unwitting Katherine is kidnapped by Enrique Quisette, leader of an art smuggling syndicate, a man who will destroy anyone who stands in the way of what he wants. Wilde... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:52:08 GMT
Principles of Public Speaking (16th Edition) (by Kathleen M. German, Bruce E. Gronbeck, Douglas Ehninger, Alan H. Monroe) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/principles-of-public-speaking-16th-edition
Author(s): Kathleen M. German, Bruce E. Gronbeck, Douglas Ehninger, Alan H. Monroe
Categories: Fiction > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Public Speaking, Performing Arts > Theater
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publish date: 2006-05-06
ISBN-10: 0205494420
ISBN-13: 9781845930257
Language: English
Description: Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book uses examples from college, workplace, political, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting. This brief but comprehensive book also offers the reader the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring a unique and exciting... more...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 05:42:05 GMT
Shadow Princess: A Novel (by Indu Sundaresan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/shadow-princess-a-novel
Author(s): Indu Sundaresan
Categories: Fiction > War & Military, Literary Collections > Asian, Literary Collections > Australian & Oceanian
Publisher: Atria Books
Publish date: 2010-03-23
ISBN-10: 1416548793
ISBN-13: 9781416548799
Language: English
Description: The daughters of Emperor Jahangir, Jahanara and Roshanara, plot and scheme against one another in an attempt to gain power over their father’s harem. As royal princesses they are confined in the imperial harem and not allowed to marry. However, this does not stop them from having illicit affairs or plotting the next heir to the throne. These royal sisters are in competition for everything: power over the harem, their father’s affection (still focused on his dead wife), and the future of their country. Unfortunately, only one of them can succeed. And, despite their best efforts to affect the future, their schemes are eclipsed, both during their... more...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 00:06:04 GMT
The Twentieth Wife: A Novel (by Indu Sundaresan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-twentieth-wife-a-novel
Author(s): Indu Sundaresan
Categories: Fiction > Sagas, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Publish date: 2003-02-18
ISBN-10: 0743428188
ISBN-13: 9780743428187
Language: English
Description: An enchanting historical epic of grand passion and adventure, this debut novel tells the captivating story of one of India's most controversial empresses -- a woman whose brilliance and determination trumped myriad obstacles, and whose love shaped the course of the Mughal Empire. Skillfully blending the textures of historical reality with the rich and sensual imaginings of a timeless fairy tale, The Twentieth Wife sweeps readers up in Mehrunnisa's embattled love with Prince Salim, and in the bedazzling destiny of a woman -- a legend in her own time -- who was all but lost to history until now.
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:56:07 GMT
The Feast of Roses: A Novel (by Indu Sundaresan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-feast-of-roses-a-novel
Author(s): Indu Sundaresan
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Publish date: 2004-05-18
ISBN-10: 0743456416
ISBN-13: 9780743456418
Language: English
Description: The love story of Emperor Jahangir and Mehrunnisa, begun in the critically praised debut novel The Twentieth Wife, continues in Indu Sundaresan's lush second novel, The Feast of Roses. Here, Mehrunnisa comes into Jahangir's harem as his twentieth and last wife. This time Jahangir has married for love, and members of his court are worried that Mehrunnisa could exert control over their futures. Their concerns are well founded. Mehrunnisa soon becomes the most powerful woman in the Mughal Empire in spite of a formidable rival in the imperial harem who has schemed and plotted against her from the start. She rules from behind the veil, securing her... more...
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:52:02 GMT
Close Range : Wyoming Stories (by Annie Proulx) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/close-range-wyoming-stories-1
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Categories: Fiction > Classics, Fiction > Short Stories (single author), Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Scribner
Publish date: 2000-02-10
ISBN-10: 0684852225
ISBN-13: 9780684852225
Language: English
Description: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of The Shipping News and Accordion Crimes comes one of the most celebrated short story collections of our time. Annie Proulx's masterful language and fierce love of Wyoming are evident in these breathtaking tales of loneliness, quick violence, and the wrong kinds of love. Each of the stunning portraits in Close Range reveals characters fiercely wrought with precision and grace. These are stories of desperation and unlikely elation, set in a landscape both stark and magnificent -- by an author writing at the peak of her craft.
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:36:05 GMT
Transgressing Women: Space and the Body in Contemporary Noir Thrillers (by Jamaluddin Aziz) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/transgressing-women-space-and-the-body-in-contemporary-noir-thrillers
Author(s): Jamaluddin Aziz
Categories: Fiction > General, Literary Collections > General, Social Science > Women's Studies
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publish date: 2012-04-01
ISBN-10: 1443836621
ISBN-13: 9781443836623
Language: English
Description: Transgressing Women focuses on the literary and cinematic representation of female characters in contemporary noir thrillers. The book argues that as the genre has grown, expanded and been subverted since its initial conception, along with the changing definition of gender, the representation of a female character has also inevitably gone through some dramatic changes. So, the book asks some important questions: What links the female characters in canonical noir to their contemporary counterparts? Is gender division still relevant in a text that transgresses gender boundaries? What happens when it is the human body itself that betrays the... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 21:12:08 GMT
Things of the Spirit: Art and Healing in the American Body Politic, 1929-1941 (Literature and the Visual Arts) (by George Van Cleve Speer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/things-of-the-spirit-art-and-healing-in-the-american-body-politic-1929-1941-literature-and-the-visual-arts
Author(s): George Van Cleve Speer
Categories: Art > History, Fiction > General, Foreign Language Study > English as a Second Language, Literary Collections > American, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Publish date: 2012-06-09
ISBN-10: 1433115689
ISBN-13: 9781433115684
Language: English
Description: In the 1930s, the crises brought about by the Depression, climatic devastation, and the rearmament of Europe led Americans from all walks of life to believe that capitalism and technology had synthesized into a monstrous force that threatened the human race. And yet, this chaotic decade also witnessed an unprecedented level of support, both rhetorical and institutional, for the importance of art in the lives of everyday Americans. This book investigates that paradox, asking why, when simple survival presented its own obstacles, our historically pragmatic culture began to define art as a necessity rather than a luxury. To answer this question, the... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 21:12:05 GMT
Lots of Fun at Finnegans Wake: Unravelling Universals (by Finn Fordham) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lots-of-fun-at-finnegans-wake-unravelling-universals
Author(s): Finn Fordham
Categories: Fiction > Classics, Literary Collections > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2007-10-18
ISBN-10: 0199215863
ISBN-13: 9780199215867
Language: English
Description: This book is a critical introduction to Finnegans Wake and its genesis. Finn Fordham provides a survey of critical, scholarly, and theoretical approaches to Joyce's iconic masterpiece. He also analyses in detail the compositional development of certain key passages which describe the artist (Shem) and his project; the river-mother (ALP) and her "first kiss;" the Oedipal shooting of the universal father (HCE) by the priestly son (Shaun); and the bewitching and curious daughter (Issy). His analyses demonstrate 'genetic' ways of reading the text which illustrate its immense range and playfulness and how these qualities were generated in composition.... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 15:36:01 GMT
Killer Elite (previously published as The Feather Men): A Novel (Random House Movie Tie-In Books) (by Ranulph Fiennes) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/killer-elite-previously-published-as-the-feather-men-a-novel-random-house-movie-tie-in-books
Author(s): Ranulph Fiennes
Categories: Fiction > Espionage/Intrigue, Fiction > Media Tie-In
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publish date: 2011-09-06
ISBN-10: 0345528085
ISBN-13: 9780345528087
Language: English
Description: The “enthralling page-turner” (Library Journal) now a major motion picture starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen, and Robert De Niro Here is a gripping novel, inspired by real-life events, about a private team of British vigilantes that sets out to eliminate a gang of cold-blooded contract killers. From 1977 to 1990, four former British soldiers die, one by one, supposedly due to accident or illness. But soon a link is established between the victims: a shared mission in the desert kingdom of Oman, where they fought for a sultan against insurgents and ruined the life of a rival sheikh, who in turn has sent a band of assassins to methodically slay... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 15:02:05 GMT
The Magic Mala: A Story That Changes Lives (by Bob Olson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-magic-mala-a-story-that-changes-lives
Author(s): Bob Olson
Categories: Fiction > General, Medical > Mental Health, Body, Mind & Spirit > New Thought, Religion > General, Self-Help > Motivational & Inspirational
Publisher: Building Bridges Press
Publish date: 2017-04-21
ISBN-10: 0965601919
ISBN-13: 9780965601917
Language: English
Description: The Magic Mala (pronounced mah-lah) is the story of Robby Robertson, a down-on-his-luck writer who realizes that he doesn't know as much about life as he once believed. His desperate financial circumstances lead him to open his mind to new ways of living. After finding some mala beads, Robby is taken on a magical journey that teaches him the secrets to personal manifestation and happiness. If you loved The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Way Of The Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman, or The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield, you are sure to love Bob Olson's The Magic Mala. An inspiring novel that transforms the lives of its readers, this book will... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 14:06:01 GMT
House of Glass (Buru Quartet) (by Pramoedya Ananta Toer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/house-of-glass-buru-quartet
Author(s): Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Categories: Fiction > War & Military, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish date: 1997-07-01
ISBN-10: 0140256792
ISBN-13: 9780140256796
Language: English
Description: With House Of Glass comes the final chapter of Pramoedya's epic quartet, set in the Dutch East Indies at the turn of the century. A novel of heroism, passion, and betrayal, it provides a spectacular conclusion to a series hailed as one of the great works of modern literature. At the start of House of Glass, Minke, writer and leader of the dissident movement, is now imprisoned—and the narrative has switched to Pangemanann, a former policeman, who has the task of spying and reporting on those who continue the struggle for independence. But the hunter is becoming the hunted. Pangemanann is a victim of his own conscience and has come to admire his... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:56:02 GMT
Child of All Nations (Buru Quartet) (by Pramoedya Ananta Toer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/child-of-all-nations-buru-quartet
Author(s): Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Categories: Fiction > Sagas, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish date: 1996-05-01
ISBN-10: 0140256334
ISBN-13: 9780140256338
Language: English
Description: In Child of All Nations, the reader is immediately swept up by a story that is profoundly feminist, devastatingly anticolonialist—and full of heartbreak, suspense, love, and fury. Pramoedya immerses the reader in a world that is astonishing in its vividness: the cultural whirlpool that was the Dutch East Indies of the 1890s. A story of awakening, it follows Minke, the main character of This Earth of Mankind, as he struggles to overcome the injustice all around him. Pramoedya's full literary genius is evident in the brilliant characters that populate this world: Minke's fragile Mixed-Race wife; a young Chinese revolutionary; an embattled Javanese... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:32:10 GMT
The Crooked Staircase (Jane Hawk Thriller) (by Dean Koontz (author)) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-crooked-staircase-jane-hawk-thriller
Author(s): Dean Koontz (author)
Categories: Fiction > Horror
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Publish date: 2018-06-14
ISBN-10: 0008291527
ISBN-13: 9780008291525
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:12:05 GMT
Doctor Sleep (by Stephen King) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/doctor-sleep
Author(s): Stephen King
Categories: Fiction > Horror, Fiction > Suspense, Humor > General, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publish date: 2014-06-10
ISBN-10: 1451698852
ISBN-13: 9781451698855
Language: English
Description: Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless—mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 12:02:02 GMT
The Dragon Reborn: Book Three of 'The Wheel of Time' (by Robert Jordan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-dragon-reborn-book-three-of-the-wheel-of-time
Author(s): Robert Jordan
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Publish date: 2002-09-14
ISBN-10: 0765305119
ISBN-13: 9780765305114
Language: English
Description: The Dragon Reborn--the leader long prophesied who will save the world, but in the saving destroy it; the savior who will run mad and kill all those dearest to him--is on the run from his destiny.Able to touch the One Power, but unable to control it, and with no one to teach him how--for no man has done it in three thousand years--Rand al'Thor knows only that he must face the Dark One. But how?Winter has stopped the war-almost-yet men are dying, calling out for the Dragon. But where is he?Perrin Aybara is in pursuit with Moiraine Sedai, her Warder Lan, and the Loial the Ogier. Bedeviled by dreams, Perrin is grappling with another deadly problem--how... more...
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Sat, 07 Sep 2019 11:16:04 GMT
Calling Romeo (by Alexandra Potter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/calling-romeo
Author(s): Alexandra Potter
Categories: Fiction > Romance
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publish date: 2004-02-03
ISBN-10: 074347032X
ISBN-13: 9780743470322
Language: English
Description: Romeo, oh-no! Romeo Juliet is already wondering whether her live-in boyfriend Will has lost his lust for life -- and for her -- when tragedy strikes: He stands her up. On Valentine's Day. Then some jerk in a fancy car splashes her with icky London rain water, takes a good, hard look at her, and drives away. What's worse he was gorgeous, the kind of guy you dream would sweep you off your feet...or at least remember you on Valentine's Day. On top of having to win a big advertising account at work it's a wonder Juliet doesn't collapse into a puddle herself. The course of true love never did run smooth To Juliet's surprise, the mystery driver turns... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 18:06:05 GMT
Ravishing in Red (by Madeline Hunter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ravishing-in-red
Author(s): Madeline Hunter
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Jove
Publish date: 2010-01-26
ISBN-10: 0515147540
ISBN-13: 9780515147544
Language: English
Description: The first novel in a magnificent new quartet of historical romance Audrianna Kelmsleigh is unattached, independent-and armed. Her adversary is Lord Sebastian Sommerhays. What they have in common is Audrianna's father, who died in a scandalous conspiracy-a deserved death in Sebastian's eyes. Audrianna vows to clear her father's name, never expecting to fall in love with the man devoted to destroying it...Watch a Video
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:12:13 GMT
The Autobiography Of Joseph Stalin: A Novel (by Richard Lourie) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-autobiography-of-joseph-stalin-a-novel
Author(s): Richard Lourie
Categories: Fiction > Political
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publish date: 2000-10-01
ISBN-10: 0306809974
ISBN-13: 9780306809972
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:36:07 GMT
Duchess By Night (by Eloisa James) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/duchess-by-night
Author(s): Eloisa James
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Avon
Publish date: 2008-06-24
ISBN-10: 0061245577
ISBN-13: 9780061245572
Language: English
Description: A Mischievous Charade . . . Harriet, Duchess of Berrow, is tired of her title and the responsibilities that come along with it. Enough with proper tea parties and elegant balls; what Harriet really wants is to attend an outrageous soiree where she can unleash her wildest whims and desires. But to attend such an event—especially if the event in question is Lord Justinian Strange's rollicking fete, filled with noble rogues and rotters, risqué ladies and illicit lovers—would be certain scandal. That's why she must disguise herself . . . Looking forward to a night of uninhibited pleasure, Lord Strange is shocked to... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 16:06:08 GMT
One Knight Only (by Julia Latham) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/one-knight-only
Author(s): Julia Latham
Categories: Fiction > Romance, History > Europe, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Avon
Publish date: 2007-11-27
ISBN-10: 0061235164
ISBN-13: 9780061235160
Language: English
Description: She knew she would have to risk her life . . . Daring and adventurous, Anne Kendall would give anything to join the secret band of warrior knights known as the League of the Blade, and she eagerly agrees to a perilous masquerade. But then Sir Philip Clifford, a reckless, brutally handsome knight, joins their party, bringing back memories of stolen kisses, passionate longings, and one night when she would have done anything to be his. But not her heart . . . Anne would prefer to concentrate on the dangerous mission at hand . . . but the glorious, savage passion that begins to develop between her and this unruly warrior may prove him to be the... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 16:06:05 GMT
Ack-Ack Macaque (by Gareth L Powell) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ack-ack-macaque
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
Categories: Fiction > Action & Adventure, Fiction > Science Fiction
Publisher: Solaris
Publish date: 2012-12-25
ISBN-10: 1781080607
ISBN-13: 9781781080603
Language: English
Description: Startling, fast-paced SF from one of the most striking new voices. A cigar-chomping monkey, nuclear-powered Zeppelins, electronic souls and a battle to avert armageddon. In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain's best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed 'Ack-Ack Macaque'. The trouble is, Ack-Ack Macaque is a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he's starting to doubt everything, including his own existence. A century later, in a world where France and Great Britain merged in the late 1950s and nuclear-powered Zeppelins encircle the globe, ex-journalist Victoria Valois finds herself drawn into a... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:42:14 GMT
Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Penguin Drop Caps) (by Salman Rushdie) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/haroun-and-the-sea-of-stories-penguin-drop-caps
Author(s): Salman Rushdie
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish date: 2014-04-23
ISBN-10: 0143124773
ISBN-13: 9780143124771
Language: English
Description: It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated letter of the alphabet. In a design collaboration between Jessica Hische and Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, the series features unique cover art by Hische, a superstar in the world of type design and illustration, whose work has appeared everywhere from Tiffany & Co. to Wes Anderson's recent film Moonrise Kingdom to Penguin's own bestsellers Committed and Rules of Civility. With exclusive designs that have never before appeared on Hische's hugely popular... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:12:05 GMT
King's Gambit: A Son, A Father, and the World's Most Dangerous Game (by Paul Hoffman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/kings-gambit-a-son-a-father-and-the-worlds-most-dangerous-game
Author(s): Paul Hoffman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Fiction > General, Games > Chess
Publisher: Hyperion
Publish date: 2007-09-11
ISBN-10: 1401300979
ISBN-13: 9781401300975
Language: English
Description: As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness. In King's Gambit, he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story of his own attempt to get his game back up to master level--without losing his mind. It's also a father and son story, as Hoffman grapples with the bizarre legacy of his own dad, who haunts Hoffman's game and life.
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Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:32:09 GMT
Steles of the Sky (The Eternal Sky) (by Elizabeth Bear) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/steles-of-the-sky-the-eternal-sky
Author(s): Elizabeth Bear
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Tor Books
Publish date: 2014-04-08
ISBN-10: 0765327562
ISBN-13: 9780765327567
Language: English
Description: Elizabeth Bear concludes her award-winning epic fantasy trilogy, The Eternal Sky, with Steles of the Sky. Re Temur, exiled heir to his grandfather’s Khaganate, has finally raised his banner and declared himself at war with his usurping uncle. With his companions—the Wizard Samarkar, the Cho-tse Hrahima, and the silent monk Brother Hsiung—he must make his way to Dragon Lake to gather in his army of followers. Temur has many enemies, and they are not idle. The sorcerer who leads the Nameless Assassins, whose malice has shattered the peace of all the empires of the Celedon Highway, has struck at Temur’s uncle... more...
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Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:26:08 GMT
Shattered Pillars (Eternal Sky) (by Elizabeth Bear) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/shattered-pillars-eternal-sky
Author(s): Elizabeth Bear
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Tor Books
Publish date: 2013-03-19
ISBN-10: 0765327554
ISBN-13: 9780765327550
Language: English
Description: The Shattered Pillars is the second book of Bear’s The Eternal Sky trilogy and the sequel to Range of Ghosts. Set in a world drawn from our own great Asian Steppes, this saga of magic, politics and war sets Re-Temur, the exiled heir to the great Khagan and his friend Sarmarkar, a Wizard of Tsarepheth, against dark forces determined to conquer all the great Empires along the Celedon Road. Elizabeth Bear is an astonishing writer, whose prose draws you into strange and wonderful worlds, and makes you care deeply about the people and the stories she tells. The world of The Eternal Sky is... more...
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Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:12:14 GMT
Range of Ghosts (by Elizabeth Bear) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/range-of-ghosts
Author(s): Elizabeth Bear
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Tor Books
Publish date: 2012-03-27
ISBN-10: 0765327546
ISBN-13: 9780765327543
Language: English
Description: Temur, grandson of the Great Khan, is walking away from a battlefield where he was left for dead. All around lie the fallen armies of his cousin and his brother, who made war to rule the Khaganate. Temur is now the legitimate heir by blood to his grandfather’s throne, but he is not the strongest. Going into exile is the only way to survive his ruthless cousin.Once-Princess Samarkar is climbing the thousand steps of the Citadel of the Wizards of Tsarepheth. She was heir to the Rasan Empire until her father got a son on a new wife. Then she was sent to be the wife of a Prince in Song, but that marriage ended in battle and blood. Now she has... more...
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Mon, 02 Sep 2019 20:46:06 GMT
Improving the Foundations: Batman Begins from Comics to Screen (by Julian Darius) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/improving-the-foundations-batman-begins-from-comics-to-screen
Author(s): Julian Darius
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels > General, Fiction > Science Fiction
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish date: 2011-11-28
ISBN-10: 1466214325
ISBN-13: 9781466214323
Language: English
Description: This definitive, unauthorized study of Christopher Nolan's landmark 2005 film demonstrates how BATMAN BEGINS adapted and fused a half century of comic books into a single, unified movie. This book also examines past attempts to film Batman's origins, how those origins evolved over time, and where Nolan's realism falls on a spectrum with past Batman movies and even the 1960s TV show. Dr. Julian Darius manages to reveal secrets to even the most hardcore Batman fan, while remaining fully accessible to those new to the character. From Sequart Research & Literacy Organization. More info at http://Sequart.org
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Mon, 02 Sep 2019 19:56:12 GMT
Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves and Our Society (by Danny Fingeroth) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/superman-on-the-couch-what-superheroes-really-tell-us-about-ourselves-and-our-society
Author(s): Danny Fingeroth
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels > Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels > History & Criticism, Comics & Graphic Novels > Superheroes, Fiction > Fantasy, Literary Criticism > General
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publish date: 2004-02-27
ISBN-10: 0826415407
ISBN-13: 9780826415400
Language: English
Description: Why are so many of the superhero myths tied up with loss, often violent, of parents or parental figures? What is the significance of the dual identity? What makes some superhuman figures "good" and others "evil"? Why are so many of the prime superheroes white and male? How has the superhero evolved over the course of the 20th and early 21st centuries? And how might the myths be changing? Why is it that the key superhero archetypes - Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, the X-Men - touch primal needs and experiences in everyone? Why has the superhero moved beyond the pages of comics into other media? All these topics, and... more...
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 18:42:02 GMT
Year's Best SF 14 (Year's Best SF (Science Fiction)) (by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/years-best-sf-14-years-best-sf-science-fiction
Author(s): David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer
Categories: Fiction > Anthologies (multiple authors), Fiction > Science Fiction, Fiction > Short Stories (Anthologies), Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Publish date: 2009-05-26
ISBN-10: 0061721743
ISBN-13: 9780061721748
Language: English
Description: Unique visions and astonishments—new stories by: Tobias S. Buckell and Karl Schroeder Cory Doctorow Neil Gaiman Kathleen Ann Goonan Alastair Reynolds Michael Swanwick Last year's best short-form SF—selected by acclaimed, award-winning editors and anthologists David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer—offers stunning new extrapolations on what awaits humankind beyond the next dawn. The art of the story is explored boldly and provocatively in this powerful new collection of Year's Best speculative fiction.
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 18:22:07 GMT
Life Times: Stories, 1952-2007 (by Nadine Gordimer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/life-times-stories-1952-2007
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
Categories: Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish date: 2010-11-09
ISBN-10: 0374270538
ISBN-13: 9780374270537
Language: English
Description: A stunning selection of the best short fiction from the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature This collection of Nadine Gordimer’s short fiction demonstrates her rich use of language and her unsparing vision of politics, sexuality, and race. Whether writing about lovers, parents and children, or married couples, Gordimer maps out the terrain of human relationships with razor-sharp psychological insight and a stunning lack of sentimentality. The selection, which spans the course of Gordimer’s career to date, presents the range of her storytelling abilities and... more...
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 02:26:02 GMT
Jump and Other Stories (by Nadine Gordimer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/jump-and-other-stories
Author(s): Nadine Gordimer
Categories: Fiction > Short Stories (single author), Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Picador
Publish date: 2012-03-27
ISBN-10: 1250003768
ISBN-13: 9781250003768
Language: English
Description: Fifteen thematically and geographically wide-ranging stories from the Nobel Prize Winner, with settings ranging from suburban London to Mozambique.
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 01:26:08 GMT
Painful Pleasures: The Erotic Art of Lynn Paula Russell (by Lynn Paula Russell) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painful-pleasures-the-erotic-art-of-lynn-paula-russell
Author(s): Lynn Paula Russell
Categories: Art > Individual Artist, Fiction > Erotica
Publisher: Erotic Print Society
Publish date: 2004-01
ISBN-10: 1898998957
ISBN-13: 9781898998952
Language: English
Description: Discover a world of Painful Pleasures vividly captured and portrayed in some of Lynn Paula Russell's most outstanding work. Many of the illustrations collected here were commissioned by corporal punishment magazines, Februs and Janus. Paula’s drawings are unashamedly erotic and full of the energies and emotions of sex. Her extraordinary imagination and realistic style carry you effortlessly into a realm of fantasy that is as rare as it is wonderful. There is no better guide to this world than the artist herself; by word and image she brings into play her talents and a special insight born of personal experience to show the reader a hidden door to... more...
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 01:26:02 GMT
Aeschylus: Seven Against Thebes (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy) (by Isabelle Torrance) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/aeschylus-seven-against-thebes-companions-to-greek-and-roman-tragedy
Author(s): Isabelle Torrance
Categories: Drama > Ancient, Classical & Medieval, Fiction > Classics, Foreign Language Study > General, Literary Collections > General, Literary Criticism > Medieval
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
Publish date: 2007-08-02
ISBN-10: 0715634666
ISBN-13: 9780715634660
Language: English
Description: Accessible introductions to ancient tragedies. Each volume discusses the main themes of a play and the central developments in modern criticism, while also addressing the play's historical context and the history of its performance and adaptation. One of our earliest surviving Greek tragedies, Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes is an extraordinarily rich poetic text. It dramatises the civil war between the sons of Oedipus ?Polynices, the exile, and Eteocles, reigning king of Thebes. Polynices marches on Thebes to regain his throne along with six other champion warriors and their armies, but the expedition is... more...
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 01:12:05 GMT
The Politics of Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica (by Anatole Mori) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-politics-of-apollonius-rhodius-argonautica
Author(s): Anatole Mori
Categories: Fiction > Classics, History > Ancient, Literary Collections > General, Literary Criticism > Medieval, Poetry > Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2008-11-10
ISBN-10: 0521882257
ISBN-13: 9780521882255
Language: English
Description: Apollonius Rhodius' epic poem, the Argonautica, is one of the most important and influential literary productions of the Hellenistic period. This book shows how the retelling of a heroic adventure set in the generation before the Trojan War engages the political, religious, and ethical dynamics of its day by alluding to the real-world context of the early Ptolemaic dynasty as well as to poetic and other models. Through a hegemonic typology that ranges from the just and theocratic to the duplicitous and lawless, Apollonius characterizes the political heirs of Alexander the Great as pious, civilized rulers. This interpretation goes beyond previous... more...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2019 19:56:03 GMT
The Clouds Beneath the Sun: A Novel (by Mackenzie Ford) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-clouds-beneath-the-sun-a-novel
Author(s): Mackenzie Ford
Categories: Fiction > Historical, Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Publish date: 2010-07-27
ISBN-10: 0385529112
ISBN-13: 9780385529112
Language: English
Description: An exotic setting and a passionate, forbidden affair make The Clouds Beneath the Sun an irresistible page-turner that is sure to satisfy readers looking for an intelligent blend of history, romance, and intrigue. Mackenzie Ford (a nom de plume) was introduced to readers in 2009 with the publication of Gifts of War, which was praised in USA Today as “an absorbing, morally complex read.” In a starred review, Library Journal said, “Ford keeps the reader on a knife’s edge as the lies build and the truth is only a word or misstep away. Highly recommended.” Now Ford takes us to Kenya in 1961. As a small plane carrying Natalie Nelson lands at a... more...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2019 14:32:15 GMT
Texas Ranger (by James Patterson, Andrew Bourelle) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/texas-ranger
Author(s): James Patterson, Andrew Bourelle
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective, Fiction > Suspense, Fiction > Westerns, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publish date: 2018-12-11
ISBN-10: 153871387X
ISBN-13: 9781538713877
Language: English
Description: Instant #1 New York Times bestseller In James Patterson's white-hot Western thriller, a Texas Ranger fights for his life, his freedom, and the town he loves as he investigates his ex-wife's murder. Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far: from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. He arrives in his hometown to find a horrifying crime scene and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, a devoted teacher whose only controversial act was ending her marriage to a Ranger.... more...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2019 11:56:05 GMT
The Moscow Cipher (Ben Hope, Book 17) (by Scott Mariani) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-moscow-cipher-ben-hope-book-17
Author(s): Scott Mariani
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective, Fiction > Suspense
Publisher: Avon
Publish date: 2018-05-31
ISBN-10: 0007486251
ISBN-13: 9780007486250
Language: English
Description: The Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller returns with the 17th Ben Hope thriller. ‘If you like your conspiracies twisty, your action bone-jarring, and your heroes impossibly dashing, then look no farther.’ MARK DAWSON When twelve-year-old Valentina fails to return from a visit to her father in Moscow, alarm bells start ringing. Her rich and powerful family know there’s one man they can depend on to bring her back safe: former SAS major Ben Hope. But what starts off as an apparently straightforward case of parental child abduction quickly takes on more sinister dimensions as Ben travels to Moscow and starts to... more...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2019 06:22:02 GMT
Wives & Lovers : Three Short Novels (by Richard Bausch) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/wives-and-lovers-three-short-novels
Author(s): Richard Bausch
Categories: Fiction > General, Fiction > Short Stories (Anthologies), Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Publisher:
Publish date: 2004-07-01
ISBN-10: 0060571837
ISBN-13: 9780060571832
Language: English
Description: In the small firmament of American writers who're both superb novelists and eloquent short-story practitioners Richard Bausch's star shines more brightly now than ever. -- Richard Ford This summer features a Perennial Original sure to break your heart and then repair it - not just once, but three times. Wives and Lovers is a collection of three short novels from the author the Boston Globe calls "One of the most expert and substantial of our writers." Requisite Kindness - published here for the first time - tells the story of a man who must comes to terms with a life of treating women badly when he goes to live with his sister and dying mother.... more...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2019 05:16:08 GMT
The Spinster Sisters (by Stacey Ballis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-spinster-sisters
Author(s): Stacey Ballis
Categories: Fiction > Family Life, Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Berkley
Publish date: 2007-03-06
ISBN-10: 0425213560
ISBN-13: 9780425213568
Language: English
Description: Jodi and Jill Spingold are the Spinster Sisters. With a radio show, speaking engagements, DVDs, and two bestselling books, they've built a thriving cottage industry helping other single women find happiness. Their futures have never been brighter-until Jill turns out the lights on Jodi by announcing her engagement. Jodi is stunned. How can they be the Spinster Sisters if one of them is married? Complicating things is her own love life, involving three vastly different paramours offering three different kinds of happiness-none of which Jodi is sure she wants. And her ex-husband, backed by his lawyer girlfriend, may be angling for a piece of the... more...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2019 02:12:12 GMT
Mastering the Business of Writing: A Leading Literary Agent Reveals the Secrets of Success (by Richard Curtis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mastering-the-business-of-writing-a-leading-literary-agent-reveals-the-secrets-of-success
Author(s): Richard Curtis
Categories: Fiction > General
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publish date: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 1880559552
ISBN-13: 9781880559550
Language: English
Description: Mastering the Business of Writing is an unusual opportunity for aspiring and established professionals to benefit from an insider's straightforward take on the business of being a writer. A leading literary agent covers approaching the various markets, negotiating successful contracts, benefitting from agents, handling legalities, and strategies and skills that will benefit writers in today's publishing market.
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Fri, 30 Aug 2019 17:12:07 GMT
Sleep No More (by Greg Iles) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sleep-no-more
Author(s): Greg Iles
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective, Fiction > Suspense
Publisher: Signet
Publish date: 2003-05-06
ISBN-10: 0451208765
ISBN-13: 9780451208767
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:56:04 GMT
Rules of Engagement (Governess Brides, Book 2) (by Christina Dodd) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/rules-of-engagement-governess-brides-book-2
Author(s): Christina Dodd
Categories: Fiction > Romance
Publisher: Avon
Publish date: 2000-10-03
ISBN-10: 0380811987
ISBN-13: 9780380811984
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:46:02 GMT
Room No. 10 (by Åke Edwardson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/room-no-10
Author(s): Åke Edwardson
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective, Fiction > Suspense, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish date: 2013-03-05
ISBN-10: 1451608527
ISBN-13: 9781451608526
Language: English
Description: A YOUNG WOMAN IS DISCOVERED hanged in a room in a decrepit hotel, and Gothenburg’s Chief Inspector Erik Winter must try to figure out what happened. As Winter looks around, he realizes that he was in the same hotel room many years earlier, when it was the last known location of a woman who subsequently disappeared and was never found. The two women seem to have nothing in common except for this hotel room, but Winter suspects that there may be other connections. The young woman’s parents are bereft and unable to explain the puzzling contents of a note she left behind. Winter, however, senses that they are holding back some secret that... more...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2019 19:56:07 GMT