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Winter Kill
For Jason Locke, the ranch on the Green River is the realization of a dream, a chance to hang up his guns and build a new life. For Wiley Carr, it is the home he never had. For Avram and Sarah Kleinfeld, escaping the atrocities of Eastern Europe, it is a sanctuary and a place of renewed hope. For Wes and Dorinda Corning it represents a chance to steal a stake to further their ambitions. And for John Drayton, it is a time of soul-searching and decision. To add to the struggle, all of them must fa... more info>>
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Sins of the Father
Jebediah Simpson Ellsworth, a young brigadier general from Vicksburg, Mississippi, arrives in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, seeking not only victory for his army and freedom from Northern tyranny, but also to prove his worthiness to his father's ghost. Instead, his army suffers defeat, he is wounded, and while recovering in enemy territory, is falsely accused of plotting a heinous crime. With the aid of Faith Bradshaw, a young Yankee woman, and Isaiah Walker, an ex-slave, Jeb embarks on a perilous q... more info>>
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The Third Corner [A Dark Watch Novel]
Shots slam into a back alley of post-Civil War Washington, D.C. Two government agents fall. A traitor lurks in the upper ranks of the Grant Administration and conspirators kill the operatives to protect their mole. Kathryn Devereaux and Jared Bentley of the espionage organization, Dark Watch, carry on in the footsteps of their fallen comrades. They're driven by a hidden agenda. The dead spies were their fathers. Revenge stokes the flames of the official assignment as they seek to uncover the dea... more info>>
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The Messenger: An Exciting Fictional Account of Paul's Letter to the Philippians
To anyone else, the letters had little value. But to Paul, they would be words of life. Epaphroditus would have preferred to walk from Philippi to Rome. This was the stormy season, the time when cold winds from the north mixed with warmer air over the Mediterranean, causing sudden and violent tempests. As temperatures plummeted and the wind and rain engulfed him, the young potter silently rebuked himself: 'No one in his right mind travels at this time of year. Not by sea. What were you thinking?... more info>>
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1853 Los Angeles Gangs
Novelized history of lawless L.A. gangs of 1853 and the Rangers who battled them. Rebel Mexican leader with twice the troops as the LAPD decides to overthrow California's Government. Problem. He underestimates ONE police volunteer. In Horace Bell's viewpoint, L.A. beckoned with love and police work. Also, he could study for the Bar. Violence brought his rapid retribution. For Paulette Bovierre, with a lost love in France, Horace Bell had a promising future. She was pure strength in adversity. In... more info>>
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Promise & Honor [Promise & Honor Trilogy Book 1]
At the outbreak of the Civil War, Amanda Graham's husband dies a hero's death. Left with no source of income, she smuggles medical supplies for Lieutenant Colonel William Jackson and the Confederacy. Although a rogue, Wil is a man of courage and fiercely loyal to Amanda. Lieutenant Samuel Prescott, a soldier of honor and former comrade before the war, fights for the Union. As opposing forces move into Virginia, Sam clashes with Wil on more than the battlefield, when both men fall in love with Am... more info>>
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Once a Warrior
Baker sets an epic family saga against the wars that shaped generations of Americans. A realistic yet sensitive story of love and friendship, courage and cowardice, this is a timeless tale filled with rich emotion, high tension and stunning passion.
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Ghost Valley [The Last Gunfighter Book 3]
In his acclaimed Mountain Man novels, master storyteller William W. Johnstone created a boldly authentic series that captures the vanishing American frontier. Now, he begins an exciting new chapter in the history of that frontier with the Last Gunfighter--a groundbreaking series that weaves together tales of warriors and outlaws, lawmen and adventures, and the innocents caught in between. Outlaws have taken Frank Morgan's son, and with all the good gunfighting men either dead or dying, Morgan kn... more info>>
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Warpath of the Mountain Man [Mountain Man Series Book 26]
When an old friend's family is massacred, legendary mountain man Smoke Jensen hits the vengeance trail. He's soon riding into a bloody Colorado war that has militia cavalry volunteers and Kiowa warriors stalking each other across the territory--matching kill for kill, outrage for outrage. Defying both sides, Smoke uncovers a sinister conspiracy to set ranchers and Kiowas at each other's throats. It turns out that the war's been cooked up by renegade Jack Tatum and his outlaw band, who stand to r... more info>>
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The Ranger
Desperately seeking to keep her future inheritance safe from her matchmaking stepfather, Delana Wyatt poses as Blu Cahill's wife just to get a ride out of town. But to her surprise, she loves playing house with the undercover Texas Ranger. His quiet strength and steely courage make her yearn to make their pretense a reality ... even as his code of honor keeps them at a "respectable" distance. Blu knows he never should have taken Delana along on his mission. Though having a wife does help him fit... more info>>
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The Rocky Mountain Company
In 1841, a St. Louis businessman had a dream: to open up the far reaches of the Yellowstone River and commerce with native tribes. So Guy Strauss put together a team of adventurers led by a half-civilized mountain man named Broken Leg Fitzhugh. The plan was to set up a trading post on the edge of a land he knew. Yet from the very beginning, the expedition was buffeted by disaster, plunging the men of the Rocky Mountain Trading Company into a desperate battle for survival. Out in the harsh wilder... more info>>
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Cheyenne Winter
In 1841, St. Louis businessman Guy Strauss had sent his hopes, his son, and his money up the Missouri River to the Yellowstone, where he was opening a trading post under the command of a wild mountain man named Broken Leg Fitzhugh. Strauss knew the plan was fraught with danger. But he didn't know how many ways it could go wrong, or who would be the first to die. The Rocky Mountain Company had an enemy in a rival company, and Fitzhugh--fierce, profane, and proud--had one very deadly enemy of his ... more info>>
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Blind Gods
Blind Gods is a novel about Agis, a king of Sparta who tries to reform the city-state as it sinks into decline during the period when the Macedonians held sway in ancient Greece and while Rome was on the ascendancy. Three love stories are interwoven as Agis seeks support for his reforms among the oligarchy running Sparta while the helots, the people whom the Spartans conquered and then kept in servitude, threaten to rebel: Agis and his bride, Agiatis; Ketras, the rebel helot leader, and Chlorydi... more info>>
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Inca Mourning
Greed brought them to the land of the Inca and small pox and civil war allowed the Spaniard Pizarro with his cannons, steel breastplates and horses to conquer one of the Greatest Empires in the Western world. Follow a young Inca, Tyik, as he brings the warning from the sacred Condor and his efforts as one of the Inca's most trusted soldiers, as he fights against an enemy with weapons that destroy the Inca fighters by the hundreds. Feel the growing admiration of his efforts as Pizarro finds that ... more info>>
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The Wampum Keeper
Set in 1651 near the Niagara region of present-day Ontario and New York State, this historical novel chronicles the fortunes of a Chonnonton wampum keeper and his family when an Iroquois League army attacks their town. The French Jesuits' ill-fated mission to the Hurons is a central focus of the story.
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Fluke
So begins the tale of one of the most tragic figures in modern American history, as seen through the rather astigmatic vision of his mistress. In America, anybody can become president. In 1920, anybody did. Harding was a strikingly handsome man, a high school graduate of impenetrable ignorance whose only two qualifications for the presidency were that he looked and sounded presidential--provided you didn't look or listen too closely. Ohio's "favorite son" at the nominating convention, he recogni... more info>>
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About Love
AT lunch next day there were very nice pies, crayfish, and mutton cutlets; and while we were eating, Nikanor, the cook, came up to ask what the visitors would like for dinner. He was a man of medium height, with a puffy face and little eyes; he was close-shaven, and it looked as though his moustaches had not been shaved, but had been pulled out by the roots. Alehin told us that the beautiful Pelagea was in love with this cook. As he drank and was of a violent character, she did not want to marry... more info>>
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Dope
Monte Irvin, alderman of the city and prospective Lord Mayor of London, paced restlessly from end to end of the well-appointed library of his house in Prince’s Gate. Between his teeth he gripped the stump of a burnt-out cigar. A tiny spaniel lay beside the fire, his beady black eyes following the nervous movements of the master of the house.
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Far from the Madding Crowd
"It is among such communities as these that happiness will find her last refuge on earth..". Against this backdrop Hardy tells a vivid story of life in rural Wessex which centers on the independent and beautiful Bathsheba Everdene. She decides to manage the farm she has inherited and finds herself in a powerful position for a woman of the 1840s. But power brings tragic complications when she has to decide between three rival suitors.
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Five Children and It
The house was three miles from the station, but before the dusty hired fly had rattled along for five minutes the children began to put their heads out of the carriage window and to say, ‘Aren’t we nearly there?’ And every time they passed a house, which was not very often, they all said, ‘Oh, is THIS it?’ But it never was, till they reached the very top of the hill, just past the chalk-quarry and before you come to the gravel-pit. And then there was a white house with a... more info>>
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Howards End
First published in 1910, Howards End explores English Society's clashes between individual wills, the sexes and the classes.
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Ivanhoe
Taking place in Medieval England this story skillfully blends historic reality, chivalric romance, and the high adventures of Ivanhoe and a cast of characters.
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Martin Chuzzlewit
Dickens' sixth novel is a satire on mid-nineteenth-century America -- the story of two Chuzzlewits, Martin and Jonas, who have inherited the characteristic Chuzzlewit selfishness. It contrasts their diverse fates: moral redemption and worldly success for one and increasingly desperate crime for the other.
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Middlemarch
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Other People's Money
There is not, perhaps, in all Paris, a quieter street than the Rue St. Gilles in the Marais, within a step of the Place Royale. No carriages there; never a crowd. Hardly is the silence broken by the regulation drums of the Minims Barracks near by, by the chimes of the Church of St. Louis, or by the joyous clamors of the pupils of the Massin School during the hours of recreation.
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