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Crooked Heart: A Novel

By: Evans, Lissa

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780062364845

ISBN: 0062364847

Condition: USED


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Crimson Petal and the White

By: Faber, Michel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO: 5/11/2014

Seller ID: 9780156028776

ISBN: 0156028778

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At the heart of this panoramic, multidimensional narrative is the compelling struggle of a young woman to lift her body and soul out of the gutter. Faber leads us back to 1870s London, where Sugar, a nineteen-year-old whore in the brothel of the terrifying Mrs. Castaway, yearns for escape to a better life. Her ascent through the strata of Victorian society offers us intimacy with a host of lovable, maddening, unforgettable characters. They begin with William Rackham, an egotistical perfume magnate whose ambition is fueled by his lust for Sugar, and whose patronage brings her into proximity to ... View more info

Every Man Dies Alone

By: Fallada, Hans

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9781612198262

ISBN: 1612198260

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Geographer's Library

By: Fasman, Jon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 1/2/2015

Seller ID: 9780143036623

ISBN: 0143036629

Condition: USED


Jon Fasman's dizzyingly plotted intellectual thriller suggests a marriage between Dan Brown and Donna Tartt. When reporter Paul Tomm is assigned to investigate the mysterious death of a reclusive academic, he finds himself pursuing leads that date back to the twelfth century and the theft of alchemical instruments from the geographer of the Sicilian court. Now someone is trying to retrieve them. Interspersed with the present action are the stories of the men and women who came to possess those charmed--and sometimes cursed--artifacts, which have powers that go well beyond the transmutation ... View more info

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Charlotte Gray

By: Faulks, Sebastian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 11/8/2011

Seller ID: 9780099394310

ISBN: 0099394316

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Gods of Gotham

By: Faye, Lyndsay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP: 4/27/2016

Seller ID: 9780425261255

ISBN: 0425261255

Condition: USED


One of "Publishers Weekly'"s""Top Ten Mystery/Thrillers of the Year One of "Kirkus Reviews' "Ten Best Crime Novels of the Year One of Gillian Flynn's "Recommendations for the Season" on "Today" Edgar(R) Award Nominee for Best Novel ALA Reading List Award for Best Mystery 1845: New York City forms its first police force. The great potato famine hits Ireland. These two events will change New York City forever... Timothy Wilde tends bar, saving every dollar in hopes of winning the girl of his dreams. But when his dreams are destroyed by a fire that devastates downto... View more info

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Gods of Gotham

By: Faye, Lyndsay

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780399158377

ISBN: 0399158375

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1845. New York City forms its first police force. The great potato famine hits Ireland. These two seemingly disparate events will change New York City. Forever.Timothy Wilde tends bar near the Exchange, saving every dollar and shilling in hopes of winning the girl of his dreams. But when his dreams literally incinerate in a fire devastating downtown Manhattan, he finds himself disfigured, unemployed, and homeless. His older brother obtains Timothy a job in the newly minted NYPD, but he is highly skeptical of this untested "police force." And he is less than thrilled that his new beat is ... View more info

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Belgravia

By: Fellowes, Julian

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781538760376

ISBN: 1538760371

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Past Imperfect

By: Fellowes, Julian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GRIFFIN: 9/5/2012

Seller ID: 9781250020376

ISBN: 1250020379

Condition: USED


From the creator of the Emmy Award-winning "Downton Abbey.".. ""Damian Baxter was a friend of mine at Cambridge. We met around the time when I was doing the Season at the end of the Sixties. I introduced him to some of the girls. They took him up, and we ran about together in London for a while...." "Nearly forty years later, the narrator hates Damian Baxter and would gladly forget their disastrous last encounter. But if it is pleasant to hear from an old friend, it is more interesting to hear from an old enemy, and so he accepts an invitation from the rich and dying Damian, who begs him to... View more info

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One Thousand White Women

By: Fergus, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GRIFFIN: 7/28/2014

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780312199432

ISBN: 0312199430

Condition: USED


"One Thousand White Women" is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial "Brides for Indians" program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help assimilate the Indians into the white man's world. Toward that end May and her friends embark upon the adventure of their lifetime. Jim Fergus has so vividly depicted the American West that it is as if these diaries are a capsule in time. View more info

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One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd

By: Fergus, Jim

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781250154705

ISBN: 1250154707

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Firedrake's Eye

By: Finney, Patricia

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780312180942

ISBN: 0312180942

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Brilliantly written in language eerily reminiscent of sixteenth-century England and filled with the dazzling color and drama of Tudor England, " Firedrake's Eye" concerns a meticulously constructed plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I. Tom O'Bedlam, the mad son of prominent Catholic family, stumbles upon evidence that his hated brother has returned to England to spearhead a scheme to assassinate the Queen. Patricia Finney transports the reader back in time to the dirty, dangerous underbelly of 1583 London. Combining accurate and detailed historical research with story-telling of an unusually hig... View more info

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Glassblower of Murano

By: Fiorato, Marina

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GRIFFIN: 8/29/2014

Seller ID: 9780312386986

ISBN: 0312386982

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Venice, 1681. Glassblowing is the lifeblood of the Republic, and Venetian mirrors are more precious than gold. Jealously guarded by the murderous Council of Ten, the glassblowers of Murano are virtually imprisoned on their island in the lagoon. But the greatest of the artists, Corradino Manin, sells his methods and his soul to the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, to protect his secret daughter. In the present day his descendant, Leonora Manin, leaves an unhappy life in London to begin a new one as a glassblower in Venice. As she finds new life and love in her adoptive city, her fate becomes inex... View more info

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Wanting

By: Flanagan, Richard

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Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC: 10/17/2013

Seller ID: 9780802144775

ISBN: 0802144772

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Edge of Eternity

By: Follet, Ken

Price: $7.00

Publisher: DUTTON: 10/12/2014

Seller ID: 9780525953098

ISBN: 0525953094

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EDGE OF ETERNITY is the sweeping, passionate conclusion to Ken Follett's extraordinary historical epic, The Century Trilogy. Throughout these books, Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families - American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh - as they make their way through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1980s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeac... View more info

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Pillars of the Earth

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 11/17/2014

Seller ID: 9780451207142

ISBN: 0451207149

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World Without End

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NEW AMER LIB: 10/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780451224996

ISBN: 045122499X

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In 1989 Ken Follett astonished the literary world with "The Pillars of the Earth," a sweeping epic novel set in twelfth-century England centered on the building of a cathedral and many of the hundreds of lives it affected. Critics were overwhelmed--"it will hold you, fascinate you, surround you" ("Chicago Tribune")--and readers everywhere hoped for a sequel. "World Without End" takes place in the same town of Kingsbridge, two centuries after the townspeople finished building the exquisite Gothic cathedral that was at the heart of "The Pillars of the Earth." The cathedral and the priory are... View more info

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Pillars of the Earth

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/27/2016

Seller ID: 9780451225245

ISBN: 0451225244

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The spellbinding epic set in twelfth-century England, "The Pillars of the Earth" tells the story of the lives entwined in the building of the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known--and a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother. View more info

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Winter of the World: Book 2 of the Century Trilogy

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NEW AMER LIB: 7/17/2014

Seller ID: 9780451419248

ISBN: 0451419243

Condition: USED


Ken Follett's "Fall of Giants," the first novel in the extraordinary historical epic Century Trilogy, was an international sensation, acclaimed as "sweeping and fascinating, a book that will consume you for days or weeks" ("USA Today"). Now" Winter of the World" picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, to the explosions of the America... View more info

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1 Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy)

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780525951650

ISBN: 0525951652

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View our Ken Follett feature page. Ken Follett's "World Without End" was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep, beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. "Fall of Giants" is his magnificent new historical epic. The first novel in The Century Trilogy, it follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh min... View more info