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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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Paint The Wind

By: Cathy Spellman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell: 1989

Seller ID: 0001687

ISBN: 0440208130

Condition: Good


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A Silver Lining

By: Catrin Collier

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Orion: 2006

Seller ID: 0125806

ISBN: 1407234307

Condition: Good


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Past Remembering

By: Catrin Collier

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Arrow: 1998

Seller ID: 0131905

ISBN: 0099538717

Condition: Good


This title is sixth in Catrin Collier's "Hearts of Gold" series. When Ronnie Ronconi returns home from wartime Italy in 1941, he is certain he will never look at a woman again. But love comes when he least expects it. View more info

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Beggars & Choosers

By: Catrin Collier

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Orion: 2003

Seller ID: 0140765

ISBN: 0752859234

Condition: Good


In Pontypridd and the Rhondda in 1905, coal is king and the families who sunk the first collieries are rich. None is wealthier or more generous a benefactor than Harry Watkin Jones. His daughter Sali is about to marry her childhood sweetheart, but tragedy follows tragedy, and four years later Sali is a penniless outcast, fleeing from a violent husband and struggling to support herself and her son in a difficult world. Sali finds work in the home of family of colliers, and here she and her son find the warmth and love missing from their lives for so long. But unrest and violence have come to th... View more info

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Great Maria

By: Cecelia Holland

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sourcebooks: 2010

Seller ID: 0139078

ISBN: 1402244460

Condition: Very good


Courage of a king, Strength of a knight, Heart of a woman "A literary phenomenon." -"New York Times" "Her father is a robber baron..." "Her husband has grand ambitions and a quick temper..." "She will become...the Great Maria." A lush portrait of the eleventh century that leaves out none of its harshest nature, "Great Maria "is Cecelia Holland at her most evocative. A mere fourteen years old, strong-willed Maria is betrothed to Richard. Theirs is a marriage of conflict, yet one that grows over the years into respect and partnership. As they struggle-at times against eac... View more info

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The Laws Of Murder

By: Charles Finch

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Minotaur: 2015

Seller ID: 0138574

ISBN: 1250067448

Condition: Good


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Cold Mountain

By: Charles Frazier

Price: $8.98

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 1998

Seller ID: 0078101

ISBN: 0679309454

Condition: Good


Winner of the 1997 National Book Award A "New York Times" and "Globe and Mail "Notable Book of the Year Charles Frazier has created a masterpiece that is at once an enthralling adventure, a stirring love story, and a luminous evocation of a vanished land, a place where savagery coexists with splendour and human beings contend with the inhuman solitude of the wilderness. Sorely wounded and fatally disillusioned in the fighting at Petersburg, Inman, a Confederate soldier, decides to walk back to his home in the Blue Ridge mountains and to Ada, the woman he loved there years before. His t... View more info

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A Duty To The Dead

By: Charles Todd

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harper: 2010

Seller ID: 0117709

ISBN: 0061791776

Condition: Good


Dedicated to helping the many wounded during the Great War, Bess Crawford receives a desperate request from a dying lieutenant while serving as a nurse aboard a hospital ship. "Tell my brother Jonathan that I lied," the young man says. "I did it for Mother's sake. But it has to be set right."Back home in England, Bess receives an unexpected response from the dead soldier's family, for neither Jonathan Graham' his mother' nor his younger brother admit to understanding what the message means.But the Grahams are harboring a grim secret, and Bess must, somehow, get to the bottom of it. It... View more info

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An Impartial Witness

By: Charles Todd

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harper: 2010

Seller ID: 0130528

ISBN: 0061791792

Condition: Good


In the early summer of 1917, Bess Crawford is charged with escorting a convoy of severely wounded soldiers from the trenches of France to England. Among them is a young pilot, burned beyond recognition, who carries a photograph of his wife pinned to his tunic. But later, in a crowded railway station, Bess sees the same woman bidding a heart-wrenching farewell to a departing officer, clearly not her husband. Back on duty in France, Bess is shocked to discover the wife's photograph in a newspaper accompanying a plea from Scotland Yard for information about her murder, which took place on t... View more info

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A Fine Summer's Day

By: Charles Todd

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Morrow: 2015

Seller ID: 0134539

ISBN: 0062237128

Condition: Fair


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A Long Shadow

By: Charles Todd

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper: 2006

Seller ID: 0109671

ISBN: 0060786728

Condition: Good


It's New Year's Eve, 1919. Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge has accompanied his sister to the home of mutual friends for dinner but gets a call from the office and has to leave. On the steps outside, he sees a brass cartridge casing, like countless others he's seen during the war. But this one has an engraving in the metal. Curious, he pockets it. Soon after, Rutledge is on the southern coast of England helping the local police capture a murderer. Work done, on a whim he drives along the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic and takes a walk out on the headland. Returning to his car, he f... View more info

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A Lonely Death

By: Charles Todd

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Willaim Morrow: 2011

Seller ID: 0140441

ISBN: 0061726192

Condition: Very good


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Summertime

By: Charlotte Bingham

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2001

Seller ID: 0039687

ISBN: 0553812769

Condition: Good


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The Chestnut Tree

By: Charlotte Bingham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bantam: 2002

Seller ID: 0075591

ISBN: 0553812777

Condition: Good


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The Moon At Midnight

By: Charlotte Bingham

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2003

Seller ID: 0100216

ISBN: 0553813994

Condition: Fair


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