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Power is a here-today, gone-tomorrow concept in Chinese history, especially for women. In her previous novel, Empress Orchid, Anchee Min covered the first part of the life of Tzu Hsi,...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2008
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Publication Date: Jun 2011
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From the opening lineG'''Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last'G''you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2005
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During Gilly Ramsey's lonely childhood, the occasional brief visits of her mother's cousin were a delight, seeming like-'visits of a fairy godmother. Years later, when Gilly inherits Thornyhold, her house,...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2008
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Sarah Piper's lonely, threadbare existence changes when her temporary agency sends her to assist a ghost hunter. Alistair Gellis-rich, handsome, scarred by World War I, and obsessed with ghosts-...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2012
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Book 2 of Cheney and Shiloh: The Inheritance. Cheney and Shiloh Irons-Winslow return to New York from their honeymoon and enthusiastically begin work—Shiloh at Winslow Brothers Shipping and Cheney in...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2004
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Weaving a vibrant tapestry of fact and fiction, Into the Wilderness sweeps us into another time and place...and into the heart of a forbidden, incandescent affair between a spinster Englishwoman...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2008
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In a clash of heroes, the kingdom is born. At the end of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in ill health; his heir, an untested youth....Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2010
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Now available in an attractive movie-tie-in jacket for the release of the motion picture Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World starring Russell Crowe: "A world of enchanting...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2003
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist pens an electrifying and absorbing debut thriller pitting an American adventurer against Nazi scientists in the frozen hell of Antarctica.
Publication Date: Oct 1998
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Everywhere hailed for its emotional intensity and unflagging narrative momentum, this magnificent novel transports us to the turn of the twentieth century, to the world of a prominent Boston family...Read More
Publication Date: Dec 1999
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In the autumn of 1558, church bells across England ring out the joyous news that Elizabeth I is the new queen. One woman hears the tidings with utter dread. She...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 2004
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A mesmerizing story of passionate awakening and redemption, Mary Balogh's new novel unites a war hero consigned to darkness with a remarkable woman who finds her own salvation by showing...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2013
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Witnessing the extinction of numerous species in the wake of melting glaciers, Sandy Point Village chief Rain Bear grants sanctuary to an enemy tribe's escaped slave and prepares for a...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2005
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Publication Date: Sep 2012
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Philip, the illegitimate son of a powerful English lord, is taken in by his father but given no claim to an inheritance. Gareth, the legitimate son, is cruel and abusive...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2006
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Charmaine Ryan knows only poverty and pain growing up. In the wake of a horrifying tragedy, she seeks a new life, and fate leads her into the private world of...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2008
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E. L. Doctorow digs deeply into American history once again in this epic tale of Sherman’s march to the sea--a 60-mile trail of death and destruction--toward the end of the...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2006
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From a quiet turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to war-torn London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the life-and-death urgency of a great New York City hospital,...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 1987
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One of the greatest loves of all time-between Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley-comes to life in this vivid novel. They were playmates as children, impetuous lovers as adults-and for thirty...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2010
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As Sherman's army marches from Atlanta to the sea in 1864, the city of Savannah lies directly in its path, threatening the livelihood of widow Sara Lester and her twelve-year-old...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2005
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In the late nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island-with its giant marble mansions, lavish dinner parties, and vicious social climbing- is a summer playground of the very rich. Into this rarefied...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2007
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Discovering two thought-provoking philosophical questions in her mailbox, Sophie enrolls in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher and begins to receive some equally unusual letters. Reprint....
Publication Date: Mar 1996
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Now a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon, and Hugh Grant Directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer  "[David] Mitchell is, clearly, a genius. He writes as though...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 2012
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This masterful biographical novel—which has sold more than 100,000 copies—tells the true life story of Lalu Nathoy, a young Chinese girl sold into slavery in 1871 by her poverty-stricken family...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 1991
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The 'prequel' to Comanche Moon, depicting the adventures of Woodrow McCall and Gus McCrae as young men adrift in the Old West.
Publication Date: Jun 1996
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Publication Date: Oct 2003
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Separated by timeFrom his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now,...Read More
Publication Date: Dec 2010
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The story of two women whose lives intersect in late nineteenth century Japan, The Teahouse Fire is also a portrait of one of the most fascinating places and times in...Read More
Publication Date: Dec 2007
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"An epic love story...irresistible reading."-Chicago TribuneTo be young, in France, and in love: fourteen year old Desiree can't believe her good fortune. Her fiance, a dashing and ambitious Napoleon Bonaparte,...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2010
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