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Heart Patrol
A cracked lamp can still give light to others. Damaris finds that in a similar way a person who considers herself damaged can still give light and love to others and to God. And, like bread cast upon the waters, she will receive back one hundred-fold.
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Jet Ace
He liked his jets fast and his women faster. Hotshot test pilot Barth was up against the unknown in the F-120 super jet, the Air Force's fastest plane ever; it had claimed the lives of two pilots already. How many women could Barth claim before his time was up? The tremendously talented Tedd Thomey brings Barth's world of steel nerves, warm women and life at the edge of the envelope to you with the afterburners on full. Don't get too close to this telling tale or the heat will burn your fingerti... more info>>
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Grey Wolf, Grey Sea
The history of one of World War II's most successful submarines, U-124, is chronicled in Grey Wolf, Grey Sea, from its few defeats to a legion of victories. Kapitanleutnant Jochen Mohr commanded his German submarine and navigated it through the treacherous waters of one of the most destructive, savage wars the world has known.
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Making Love
It was the 70's and for Jane Teller Sidley, making love was both an escape and a journey. Tender twenty-year-old Jane is wise beyond her years because in that short span of time she has picked up one important trait: she is absolutely shameless. But she has everything else--money, breeding, a tight young body, brains, and, well, experience. She has lots of experience. She's the type of girl out to try on the world just to see how it fits. And she's willing to let almost anyone try her on for siz... more info>>
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Courting Oklahoma
A secret key, tiny love letters, and a trunk full of Victorian unmentionables--the odd collection it takes to bring together two mismatched neighbors: entrepreneur Oklahoma Lansing and statistician Henry Cork. Put it all together and suddenly there's a lot more for neighbors to cross the street for than a cup of sugar.
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Plastic Jesus
The 1960's brought Seth and Payton all they'd fantasized about--perfect friendships, a successful four-man band, and most importantly, each other. Together they embarked on a tour that brought them stimulating highs and shattering lows, and they prospered and suffered in one another's arms. The two men carried each other and carried a group that created both a history and a future for rock. But at some point their music blurred with the news of their love and the world was faced with the choice ... more info>>
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Beehive
Ron Stutzer has a girlfriend. Elizabeth has brains, beauty, money, and a powerful job. But when that job sends her to Beirut, she's taken hostage. She disappears into the rubble and waste and confusion of the Middle East. But what can Ron do? His alcoholic father has just swiped his credit card halfway through a three-week binge. The bees he keeps with his football-friend Jim have gone berserk. His co-workers at the Census Bureau need him. He never understood Elizabeth's intrigues at the Departm... more info>>
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The Deer Mouse
Tom Brothers, a widower, owns a hardscrabble cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming. The land controls Tom's life, taking all he can give, offering little in return. THE DEER MOUSE follows him for ten culled days through the season of the year, as he and his son, TJ, struggle to make ends meet. Old Tom, sulky and brooding, and TJ, insecure, are constantly at each other in a sullen, running battle, neither one conscious of how their lives unfold in remarkably parallel ways, nor able to bring th... more info>>
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Lying in Bed
When the lustful but impotent professor-novelist Lee Youngdahl encounters the beautiful Mariolena Sunwall, a student in his writing class, he learns of a novel she's eager to have published and decides he can help her land a book contract with one of New York's most prestigious publishing house. But he has his own agenda and some extracurricular activities in mind. Working for Mariolena gives him the inspiration he needs to break out of his paralyzing writer's block, but that's not all he's hopi... more info>>
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Colonel Rutherford's Colt
The itinerant gun show draws together many subcultures from the margins of society: survivalists, Aryan brotherhoods, and the team of Rita Whitelaw and Jimmy Roy Guy, dealers in collectible arms. Rita has made Jimmy an exception to her general disdain for whites--"not your typical Caucasian," as she describes him--for Jimmy's got a storytelling ability that borders on mystic vision. When Jimmy makes an agreement with the widow of Aryan martyr Bob Champion to broker her husband's infamous Colt .4... more info>>
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Vessels of Honor
Everyone dreams of an idyllic life with fulfilling work and quiet retirement. This is exactly what the Reverend John Leffingwell expected, but his world is turned upside-down when his son is diagnosed with AIDS. The emotional and financial drain of his son's illness leads Rev. Leffingwell to a poor neighborhood in Seattle, where he finds crime, devastation and, most importantly, himself.
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Tides of Valor
Rodney and Nathan Higgins are of the same blood but they are destined to lead two very different lives. Rodney loves the life his father had worked for, living on New York's Fifth Avenue in all the luxury that comes with it. Nathan is a Marxist radical, opposed to all that is his brother. Rodney, following in his father's footsteps and defending his country on the sea, sails the Pacific for revenge on the Japanese after Pearl Harbor. Nathan, pushed into the war at the last minute, finds himself ... more info>>
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Yellow Rain
When an Afghani village becomes paralyzed by the Soviet's new warfare and a thick nerve gas suffocates innocent people, rumors of a deadly weapon find their way to the Pentagon--and into the hands of Lieutenant Colonel Mark Schad. Along with his three-man team, Lieutenant Colonel Schad will lead one of the riskiest covert operations known to the U.S. Department of Defense in order to find one unexploded cylinder of YELLOW RAIN. But are these men up against something much greater than U.S. Intell... more info>>
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Eagles
They are intoxicating seductresses willing to do anything--absolutely anything--for love; however, these women can't rival the military aspirations of their men. The women try to fill the holes left in their hearts, but how much longer can they survive loneliness and rejection? How do they take possession of their men's hearts, hearts that only have room for the liberating expanse of the sky? The only way they can reach their stuck-in-the-clouds men is to use illicit affairs, sinful seduction, a... more info>>
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The Alibi Breakfast
Eight years ago, readers were invited to accompany Maurice Locksley on his rounds, as he paid court to his wife, his ex-wife, and his mistress in dizzying succession. THE MARRIAGE HEARSE, his account of that wild winter's night, was judged "one of the funniest, smartest, and most generous novels about marriage from a male point of view." (Phyllis Rose, in The Nation) Locksley himself was "by turns so cocky, so self-deprecating, and so funny that it is impossible not to like him." (Publishers Wee... more info>>
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Lead Us Not Into Penn Station
The year is 1955, and the world of Danny Meadoff spins with ease and stability. Eisenhower is president, soul groups are black, NBA teams are white. Fathers do not speak with sons. The Dodgers have jumped out to an early lead and look to meet the Yankees in the Series. And, according to universal plan, to lose. Everything is in its place. Or is it? The father of Danny's best friend has become a philanderer and a Republican. The sax player at Flatbush and Nostrand blows notes that are not in the ... more info>>
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Fishing in the Sky
What distinguishes this remarkable narrative from other accounts of personal growth is not just its vivid and intimate picture of West African life, but the fact that its author embarked on his adventure at an age when most men and women are resigned to life in a rocking chair. At age sixty-six, after the break-up of a stormy marriage, Donald Lawder begins a new life as a volunteer teacher for the Peace Corps in the impoverished country of Mali, in West Africa. He is adopted by a Moslem family, ... more info>>
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Rommel's Gold
In Maggie Davis's exquisitely written novel, international espionage, forbidden love, and greed surround the search for General Rommel's gold. During World War II, Rommel buried it in the North African desert, then left to meet with Hitler. Now Sharon Hoyt, with her seductive Western ways, finds herself attracted to an Arab police chief and mixed up in the ex-Nazis' search for Rommel's gold. Will she be able to get out of the crossfire of a brewing Middle East conflict?
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Harry's Absence
On February 1, 1960, Harry Scott, conscientious objector, psychologist, and mountaineer, was killed while climbing Mt. Cook. Thirty-five years later, his son set out to look for him. Funny, moving, and beautifully written, this is the story of a father's absence, told party through the rich and exciting mix of biography, autobiography, and intellectual and social history, HARRY'S ABSENCE is a passionately argued book about New Zealand, addressing the distinction between nationalism and love of c... more info>>
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Coyote Woman
Shawanadese was the name bestowed on her when she was born into the prehistoric Anasazi tribe. Her fate seemed much like that of any other young girl until her magical powers began to erupt at the dawning of womanhood. It was then that a sacred name--Coyote Woman--was granted to her, a name that would come to identify her as a high priestess and draw the lustful and the faithful to her side. No one could have imagined the mystical charms of the high priestess, and nobody could have expected the ... more info>>
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Alone in the Valley
ALONE IN THE VALLEY tells the story of 19-year-old Daniel Perdue and his year as a grunt, pursuing an elusive enemy through the steamy jungles of the Central Vietnamese Highlands. From the moment the boy solider touches down until he is airborne on his way home again, author Kenneth Waymon Baker makes sure the reader hears every sound, sees every sight, feels every emotion as his young hero faces the rigors of war. Daniel is changed forever, a man who will return with the instincts of a warrior.... more info>>
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The Hoax
The ultimate caper story, novelist Clifford Irving's no-holds-barred account of the literary hoax of our time--his "autobiography" of Howard Hughes--was published in Great Britain in 1997, where it became a bestseller. But no American hardcover house would touch The Hoax until now. One major publisher offered a $500,000 advance when the book was nearing completion, drew up the contract then abruptly bowed out. Why? The answer is implicit in this classic tale of daring, treachery, and corruptio... more info>>
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Satin Doll
Samantha Whitfield is a highly successful fashion model, traveling from New York to Paris to London for her glamorous high-profile career. Her face is the one every photographer needs, her body what every designer imagines. She plays for keeps in the fast paced game of the fashion glitterati--only to risk it all on the demands of her own insatiable passions. Her world is fraught with the illicit dangers of sex and drugs, millionaires and hangers-on. A dazzling whirlwind of high fashion and high ... more info>>
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In the Country of the Great King
From Arizona, where a Native American is on a quest to connect with her culture, to Belfast, where a mother fights to bring her children to America, the world is united by the sight of the Agincourt comet, which blazes through the sky. Even In the Country of the Great King, there is loneliness, lost identity, longing, and inspiration. Set in a variety of places in the world, Ardythe Ashley's novel takes the reader on a journey through human emotion: reuniting with one's culture, finding love, su... more info>>
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How to Beat the System
"Contrary to popular belief, you can beat the system." So says Lionel Goldfish, once hailed as "the Simenon of Success; the Asimov of Achievement," the octogenarian narrator of this extraordinarily funny novel by Denison Andrews. Disturbed by current trends in American society, Lionel Goldfish has come out of retirement to write his fiftieth and final success book. He has chosen the old formula of the success biography, the story of a shoeshine boy who made good. But all resemblance to Horatio A... more info>>
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