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The Stocking
Adele's lonely Christmas Eve is made much brighter by the arrival of a mysterious silver-whiskered stranger?
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The Storks of La Caridad
Father Ignaz (Ygnacio) Pfefferkorn, a missionary from the Sonora Desert region of northern Mexico, is caught in the Expulsion of all Jesuits in 1767. After enduring eight years of prison and abuse, he is incarcerated in La Caridad Monastery where the abbot recruits him to help solve two murders. In the course of his investigations, Father Ignaz finds his own life in peril.
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The Sword of Islam and Other Tales of Adventure
Rafael Sabatini (1875-1950) was an Italian/British writer who crafted some of the greatest tales of action and adventure ever written, including "Captain Blood," "The Sea Hawk," "Scaramouche," and many more. This volume collects 14 rare Sabatini short stories (most appearing for the first time in book form). Included are: "The Sword of Islam," "The Tapestried Room," "The Baker of Rousillon," "The Blackmailer," "The Curate and the Actress," "The Foster-Lover," "The Ordeal," "Wirgman's Theory," "T... more info>>
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The Tavern Knight
by Raphael Sabatini Action-Adventure with a touch of historical romance by a master storyteller. "He whom they called the Tavern Knight laughed an evil laugh--such a laugh as the pious might conceive on the lips of Satan." Thus begins Sabatini's masterful romance of the life of a Tavern King--a story of swashbuckling adventure and murderous action. Unusually for Sabatini, he has turned to English history to provide the backdrop for this thrilling tale. Another romantic action thriller by the aut... 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 Threshing Floor
Amid the violence of the second crusade, where battlefields are soaked with the blood of the innocent and the guilty, Sir James Greybold, a warrior knight and man of honor, fights for Palestine, a land he holds dear. A lie is poison to his lips; dishonor is worse than death. Dedicated to the chivalric code, he faces treachery with moral resolve that eventually breaks down and turns to murder. The foolish demands of the hierarchy force Greybold, who is sworn to obedience and service, to make sacr... more info>>
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The Traitor
In a quiet room in the White Swan Inn, sunlight slowly breaks through the curtains revealing two young lovers--an American seamstress and an English Officer. They have been brutally, ritualistically murdered in their sleep. It's a grisly scene that can only mean one thing: there's a traitor within the American Revolution. The year is 1779. General Washington, struggling to keep his army together, sends his best spymaster, Matty Grove, to investigate the killings. As Matty follows the trail of c... more info>>
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The Treacherous Prize
The task is simple. "Deliver the prize to the Admiral in Antigua." But nothing's simple with a leaking ship and inexperienced second lieutenant Donlan as captain. Aboard is a young boy with no memory--someone the French desperately want to capture. Donland's first command may well be his only command as he fights off traitors, outwits spies and bedevils a French sea captain sworn to vengeance. He doesn't even have enough men to load a broadside. Donland is not only inexperienced in command, but ... more info>>
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The Vandenberg Diamonds
During WWII, uncut diamonds worth millions are hidden on a pig farm in Sicily. Vandenberg Mining's head of security, Sean Corklin, is dispatched to find the lost diamonds after the end of the war. His search takes him from South Africa to England and then to Egypt.
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The Wagering Widow
Guy, Lord Keating, laden with his father's debts, elopes with "heiress" Emily Duprey...only to discover she is as poor as he! Now his only hope of saving his family and dependents is a reluctant return to the gaming tables.Emily has to escape marriage to a gamester like her father. But she needs more money than she can win as Lady Keating--so she becomes Lady Widow, a cardplaying masked seductress! Then Guy recognizes the beautiful Widow as his quiet, mousy wife--and their inconvenient marriage ... 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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The Weaver's Loom
A freshly-exposed public scandal propels Magdalena Szótemel on a journey to rediscover the two extraordinary women who saved her from Nazi occupation - and the Gypsy heritage lost to her for nearly 30 years.
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The Winds of Change
After struggling through the throes of being kidnapped by Indians and traded for goods to the Arapahos, Sarah Anderson proves herself worthy of the Indian name Vision Seeker, becomes the wife to Running Swift and the mother to Little Feather. Sarah settles into the comfortable daily routines of Indian wife and mother until her life is again changed when the Army charges into the village to arrest the warring warriors only to find Sarah living among the natives. Returned to Fort Laramie, Sarah mu... more info>>
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The Woodlander
Anuren is a young, gifted recluse from the vast woodlands of Loranth. Elamore of Orandil is shattered but honorable knight in his decline. Though their meeting is accidental, they offer each other hope and redemption in this unsure medieval land. Through the eyes of Anuren, we see the honor, cruelty, but also the beauty of the medieval world of knights as we follow his adventures.
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The Wrecker
by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osborne The words "Lost at Sea" take on a whole new meaning to insurance underwriters when two Scots embark on a course of deception in the shipping trade in the far islands of the South Pacific.
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Thirty Days Late
Grace Austen is struggling to support her ten-year-old brother and keep up the payments on the family farm during the Depression. When she unwittingly saves the life of the man sent to repossess the farm, she's determined to convince him to change his mind and he's just as determined to let her. Nathaniel Sampson knows he should turn and run the second he realizes where the car accident has left him, but soon, he finds himself drawn to Grace and her precocious brother. Before he even realizes w... more info>>
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Threads
Sophie is growing old and it's time to tell her secret. She chooses to confide in Annie, a niece who may have chosen the wrong man to love. In 1918 Sophie went to Cannon Beach, on the Oregon Coast, to keep house for two bachelor brothers. Fascinated with the view from the cabin, she decides to "paint" it with fabric, to create a quilt that pictures what she sees through her kitchen window. A neighbor, an artist, becomes first her friend, then her lover. But David is not free. He has a wife whom... more info>>
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THREE BY BRAND: ALCATRAZ, THE GARDEN OF EDEN, BULL HUNTER
Max Brand was one of the most prolific and, at his best, masterful writers of western fiction who ever lived. Brand penned over 300 westerns. But he was never happy with his success. Brand's westerns were authentic. He had grown up working as a hand on the ranches of the San Joaquin Valley, in a time just before the coming of the horseless carriage, when a man who couldn't ride a horse wasn't going very far in the world. As these three western novels prove. Alcatraz is a novel of love: that o... more info>>
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Time for Alexander
Ashley is a one of the elite, a time-travel journalist who has fought to prove herself in a world that that believes her road in life was paved by her parents' money and her title. After winning a prestigious award she is chosen to travel through time and interview a historical figure. Choosing her childhood hero Alexander the Great, she is sent back in time for less than a day to find and interview a man whose legend has survived to the present day. He mistakes her for Persephone, goddess of ... more info>>
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Tish [Tish series, Vol. 1]
Tish series, vol. 1 By Mary Roberts Rinehart Several stories, originally published in the early 20th century in the SATURDAY EVENING POST, featuring the doings of a middle-aged feminist with an interest in solving crimes and managing other peoples lives. Some say Letitia "Tish" Carberry is irresponsible, some say irrepressible, some say, "Long may she flourish!"
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To A Foreign Shore
Prim Hannah departs from the stifling afternoon teas that symbolize her tame life, and sets on a path to adventure. Australia--and a dashing, debonair new husband will assuredly change her life. And it all does change, adventures are about the unexpected. Young Hannah never expected the like of a Hugh Nelson, First Mate? nor the darkness of one soul she'd come to trust. From the Themes to the Bass Strait and beyond, her life is never again tame?
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To Bed a Libertine
Tired of seasons with boring socialites, Lord Tristan Carlyle has given up his life as a libertine to become an artist. Inspiration eludes him...until he meets the alluring Contessa de Erato, who awakens a passion not even this former rake has felt before.But the "Contessa" has a secret ? she is really Erato, muse of erotic poetry. Although she came to England to help other women find love, one night of ecstasy with Tristan shows Erato the kind of pleasure she never thought she would experience ... more info>>
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To Capture An Eagle
In the fall of 1780, defeats in the south and a stagnant situation around British-held New York had put the future of the American cause in doubt. When Benedict Arnold defected to the British, George Washington feared that some of his other generals might follow. He decided to send a secret agent into New York and bring Arnold back for trial. This book, based upon historical fact, is the story of Sergeant John Champe and his attempt to carry out his seemingly hopeless mission
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To Keep a Promise
A naive young minister, intent on saving souls, heads west with his new bride. In the course of his work, he is murdered. Alone, his wife finds the strength to not only survive, but to carry on her husband's mission. Befriended by two cowboys, she makes her way to Clarendon, Texas, a town established by Methodist ministers, and dubbed "Saint's Roost" due to its piety in the midst of the wild cow towns of the area.
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To See Father Washington
In 1790, in the northern Massachusetts town of Amherst, twelve-year--old Josh Ford's father is arrested for a murder he didn't commit. Fearing that his father will not receive a fair trial, young Josh decides to walk to New York City, then the capitol of the newborn United States, to get President George Washington to intervene. Josh's journey leads him through many perils and delays in a headlong race toward judgment and an unexpected ending.
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