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Sharpe's Honor

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 11/22/2013

Seller ID: 9780140294354

ISBN: 014029435X

Condition: USED


An unfinished duel, a midnight murder, and the treachery of a beautiful prostitute lead to the imprisonment of Sharpe. Caught in a web of political intrigue for which his military experience has left him fatally unprepared, Sharpe becomes a fugitive--a man hunted by both ally and enemy alike. View more info

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Sharpe's Revenge

By: Cornwell, Bernard

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 11/22/2013

Seller ID: 9780140294385

ISBN: 0140294384

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Sharpe's Waterloo

By: Cornwell, Bernard

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 4/13/2011

Seller ID: 9780140294392

ISBN: 0140294392

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Sharpe's Battle

By: Cornwell, Bernard

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 4/13/2011

Seller ID: 9780060932282

ISBN: 0060932287

Condition: USED


Richard SharpeSoldier, hero, rogue--the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles, whose green jacket he proudly wears. View more info

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Glass of Time

By: Cox, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC: 10/26/2015

Seller ID: 9780393337167

ISBN: 0393337162

Condition: USED


Building on his haunting, superbly written debut, The Meaning of Night, Michael Cox returns to a story of murder, love, and revenge in Victorian England. The Glass of Time is a vividly imagined study of seduction, betrayal, and friendship between two powerful women bound together by the past. View more info

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Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

By: Cox, Michelle

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781631521966

ISBN: 1631521969

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Whistling Past the Graveyard

By: Crandall, Susan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1/31/2016

Seller ID: 9781476774718

ISBN: 1476774714

Condition: USED


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Tale of Murasaki

By: Dalby, Liza

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 5/13/2012

Seller ID: 9780385497954

ISBN: 0385497954

Condition: USED


The Tale of Murasaki is an elegant and brilliantly authentic historical novel by the author of Geisha and the only Westerner ever to have become a geisha. In the eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu wrote the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji, the most popular work in the history of Japanese literature. In The Tale of Murasaki," "Liza Dalby has created a breathtaking fictionalized narrative of the life of this timeless poet-a lonely girl who becomes such a compelling storyteller that she is invited to regale the empress with her tales. The Tale of Murasaki""is the story of an enchanting ... View more info

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Diary of Mattie Spenser

By: Dallas, Sandra

Price: $7.00

Publisher: GRIFFIN: 8/6/2012

Seller ID: 9780312187101

ISBN: 0312187106

Condition: USED


No one is more surprised than Mattie Spenser herself when Luke Spenser, considered the great catch of their small Iowa town, asks her to marry him. Less than a month later, they are off in a covered wagon to build a home on the Colerado frontier. Mattie's only company is a slightly mysterious husband and her private journal, where she records the joys and frustrations not just of frontier life, but also of a new marriage to a handsome but distant stranger. As she and Luke make life together on the harsh and beautiful plains, Mattie learns some bitter truths about her husband and the girl he li... View more info

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Address

By: Davis, FIona

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781524742010

ISBN: 1524742015

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Madonnas of Leningrad

By: Dean, Debra

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL: 11/10/2011

Seller ID: 9780060825317

ISBN: 0060825316

Condition: USED


Bit by bit, the ravages of age are eroding Marina's grip on the everyday. An elderly Russian woman now living in America, she cannot hold on to fresh memories--the details of her grown children's lives, the approaching wedding of her grandchild--yet her distant past is miraculously preserved in her mind's eye. Vivid images of her youth in war-torn Leningrad arise unbidden, carrying her back to the terrible fall of 1941, when she was a tour guide at the Hermitage Museum and the German army's approach signaled the beginning of what would be a long, torturous siege on the city. As the peopl... View more info

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Mirrored World

By: Dean, Debra

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL: 8/13/2014

Seller ID: 9780061231469

ISBN: 0061231460

Condition: USED


St. Petersburg, 1736. Dasha and Xenia are cousins and devoted friends growing up in the shadow of royal society. On the night they make their debut at court, Xenia falls madly in love with a charismatic singer in the empress's imperial choir. They marry and settle into a contented family life.But on a snowy winter night, tragedy shatters their dreams, plunging Xenia into an abyss of grief. Pulling away from everyone, including her dear friend, she begins giving away her possessions to the poor. Then one day she disappears...until eight years later, when Dasha hears rumors of a soothsayer... View more info

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Ireland

By: Delaney, Frank

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 3/17/2015

Seller ID: 9780061244438

ISBN: 0061244430

Condition: USED


In the winter of 1951, a storyteller, the last practitioner of an honored, centuries-old tradition, arrives at the home of nine-year-old Ronan O'Mara in the Irish countryside. For three wonderful evenings, the old gentleman enthralls his assembled local audience with narratives of foolish kings, fabled saints, and Ireland's enduring accomplishments before moving on. But these nights change young Ronan forever, setting him on a years-long pursuit of the elusive, itinerant storyteller and the glorious tales that are no less than the saga of his tenacious and extraordinary isle. View more info

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Windy City Brides

By: Devine, Frances

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 4/6/2015

Seller ID: 9781602606418

ISBN: 1602606412

Condition: USED


Visit pivotal moments in Chicago history alongside three women who get themselves into trouble. Katie's desire to help immigrants alongside Sam put her in the path of 1871's great fire. Danielle's desperation to feed her brother leads her to stealing for a notorious criminal and on the wrong side of the law that Blake serves. Cici's love of adventure puts her on the steamer "Eastland" just in time for Jeremy to watch it sink. Will their faith see them through? View more info

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Before the Rain Falls: A Novel

By: Di Maio, Camille

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781503939974

ISBN: 1503939979

Condition: USED


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Red Tent, The

By: Diamant, Anita

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 2/18/2016

Seller ID: 9780312195519

ISBN: 0312195516

Condition: USED


Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons. Told in Dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood--the world of the red tent. It begins with the story of her mothers--Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah--the four wives of Jacob. They love Dinah and give her gifts that sustain her through a hard-working youth, a calling to midwifery, and a new home in a foreign land. Dinah's story reaches out from a remarka... View more info

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Day After Night

By: Diamant, Anita

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SCRIBNER MACMILLAN: 10/17/2013

Seller ID: 9780743299855

ISBN: 074329985X

Condition: USED


NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY "THE WASHINGTON POST" AND "THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE" Just as she gave voice to the silent women of the Hebrew Bible in "The Red Tent, "Anita Diamant creates a cast of breathtakingly vivid characters young women who escaped to Israel from Nazi Europe in this intensely dramatic novel. "Day After Night "is based on the extraordinary true story of the October 1945 rescue of more than two hundred prisoners from the Atlit internment camp, a prison for illegal immigrants run by the British military near the Mediterranean coast south of Haifa. The story is told th... View more info

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I Am Madame X

By: Diliberto, Gioia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SCRIBNER MACMILLAN: 4/26/2012

Seller ID: 9780743456807

ISBN: 0743456807

Condition: USED


When John Singer Sargent unveiled "Madame X" -- his famous portrait of American beauty Virginie Gautreau -- at the 1884 Paris Salon, its subject's bold pose and provocative dress shocked the public and the critics, smashing Sargent's dreams of a Paris career. In this remarkable novel, Gioia Diliberto tells Virginie's story, drawing on the sketchy historical facts to re-create Virginie's tempestuous personality and the captivating milieu of nineteenth-century Paris. Born in New Orleans and raised on a lush plantation, Virginie fled to France during the Civil War, where she was absorbed into the... View more info

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After Party: A Novel

By: Disclafani, Anton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/28/2017

Seller ID: 9781594633164

ISBN: 1594633169

Condition: USED


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Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, The

By: Disclafani, Anton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RIVERHEAD:

Seller ID: 9781594486401

ISBN: 1594486409

Condition: USED


"This summer's first romantic page turner."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" Named a most anticipated book for Summer 2013 by "The Wall Street Journal "and "Publishers Weekly "and "USA Today," NPR, and "People "summer reads pick A lush, sexy, evocative debut novel of family secrets and girls'-school rituals, set in the 1930s South It is 1930, the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debut... View more info