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The Persimmon Tree

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MacAuthur: 2009

Seller ID: 0139731

ISBN: 1552787842

Condition: Fair


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Four Fires

By: Bryce Courteney

Price: $5.50

Publisher: McAuthur & Company: 2001

Seller ID: 0136363

ISBN: 155278391X

Condition: Good


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The Naked Island

By: Bryna Wasserman

Price: $12.48

Publisher: Key Porter: 2004

Seller ID: 0082324

ISBN: 1552636380

Condition: Good


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Blood Ties

By: C C Humphreys

Price: $5.50

Publisher: McArthur & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 0042952

ISBN: 155278357X

Condition: Good


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The French Executioner

By: C C Humphreys

Price: $5.50

Publisher: McArthur & Company: 2002

Seller ID: 0020963

ISBN: 1552782956

Condition: Very good


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Dominion

By: C J Sansom

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Random: 2012

Seller ID: 0111535

ISBN: 0345813634

Condition: Good


At once a vivid, haunting reimagining of 1950s Britain, a gripping, humane spy thriller and a poignant love story, with "Dominion" C.J. Sansom once again asserts himself as the master of the historical novel. 1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. The press, radio and television are tightly controlled. British Jews face ever greater constraints. But Churchill's Resistance soldiers on. And in a Birmingham mental hospital, fragile scientist Frank Muncaster holds a secret that could alter the balance of the global str... View more info

The Secret Of Father Brown

By: C K Chesterton

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 0137928

ISBN: 0140038078

Condition: Very good


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The Maclarens

By: C L Skelton

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Diamond Books: 1994

Seller ID: 0020951

ISBN: 0261663488

Condition: Good


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The Tudor Secret

By: C W Gortner

Price: $7.99

Publisher: St Martin's: 2011

Seller ID: 0139079

ISBN: 0312603908

Condition: Very good


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The Alienist

By: Caleb Carr

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bantam: 1995

Seller ID: 0004221

ISBN: 0553572997

Condition: Fair


The year is 1896, the place, New York City. On a cold March night "New York Times" reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or "alienist." On the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, they view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy, a prostitute from one of Manhattan's infamous brothels. The newly appointed police commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt, in a highly unorthodox move, enlists the two men in the murder investigation, counting on the reserved Kreizler's intellect and Moore's knowle... View more info

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The Shadow Of The Wind

By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2004

Seller ID: 0052199

ISBN: 0143034901

Condition: Good


"Gabriel Garcia Marquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." --"The New York Times Book Review" A "New York Times" Bestseller Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer's son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julian Carax. But when he sets out to find the author's other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, D... View more info

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The Alchemy of Murder

By: Carol McCleary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Forge: 2011

Seller ID: 0103429

ISBN: 0765361752

Condition: Good


The world's most famous reporter, the intrepid Nellie Bly, teams up with science fiction genius Jules Verne, the notorious wit and outrageous rogue Oscar Wilde, and the greatest microbe-hunter in history, Louis Pasteur. Together, they must solve the crime of the century. They are all in Paris--the capital of Europe and center of world culture--for the 1889 World's Fair. A spectacular extravaganza dedicated to new industries, scientific discoveries, and global exploration, its gateway is the soaring Eiffel Tower. But an enigmatic killer stalks the streets and a virulent plague is strikin... View more info

A Sister's Shame

By: Carol Rivers

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 0132005

ISBN: 147113878X

Condition: Good


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The Hidden Diary Of Marie Antoinette

By: Carolly Erickson

Price: $8.98

Publisher: St Martin's Griffin: 2005

Seller ID: 0037484

ISBN: 0312361505

Condition: Very good


Imagine that, on the night before she is to die under the blade of the guillotine, Marie Antoinette leaves behind in her prison cell a diary telling the story of her life—from her privileged childhood as Austrian Archduchess to her years as glamorous mistress of Versailles to the heartbreak of imprisonment and humiliation during the French Revolution. Carolly Erickson takes the reader deep into the psyche of France’s doomed queen: her love affair with handsome Swedish diplomat Count Axel Fersen, who risked his life to save her; her fears on the terrifying night the Parisian mob... View more info

The Tsarina's Daughter

By: Carolly Erickson

Price: $8.98

Publisher: St Martin's: 2008

Seller ID: 0121713

ISBN: 0312551223

Condition: Good


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Suspense And Sensibility

By: Carrie Bebris

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Forge: 2005

Seller ID: 0112283

ISBN: 0765305097

Condition: Good


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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Oprah's Picks)

By: Carson McCullers

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Mariner: 2000

Seller ID: 0016462

ISBN: 0618526412

Condition: Very good


With the publication of her first novel, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 1930s. Each one yearns for escape from small town life. When Singer's mute companion goes insane, Singe... View more info

Branded Bride

By: Carter A Vaughan

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ace Books: 1962

Seller ID: 0019608

Condition: Good


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Cambridge

By: Caryl Phillips

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1993

Seller ID: 0088336

ISBN: 0679736891

Condition: Very good


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The Transformation

By: Catherine Chidgey

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Henry Holt: 2005

Seller ID: 0109784

ISBN: 0805069712

Condition: Very good


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