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  • The quilt [downloadable ebook]

    The quilt2004

    by Gary Paulsen

    (416)

    Summary: During World War II, while his father is in Europe fighting and his mother is working in Chicago, a five-year-old boy goes to live with his grandmother in a rural Norwegian American community in Minnesota. Based on events from the author's life.

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  • Curse of the crocodile god [downloadable ebook]

    Curse of the crocodile god2007

    by Stewart Ross

    Summary: In Ancient Egypt, the lives of thirteen-year-olds Methen and Madja are endangered when they stumble across a group of grave robbers who are plundering the pyramids.

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  • The dressmaker [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The dressmaker / a novel2012

    by Kate Alcott

    (27,816)

    Summary: A spirited woman survives the sinking of the Titanic only to find herself embroiled in the tumultuous aftermath of that great tragedy. Tess is one of the last people to escape into a lifeboat. When...  more »

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  • Death comes to Pemberley [downloadable ebook]

    Death comes to Pemberley2011

    by P. D James

    (93,320)

    Summary: It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their life together at Pemberley, Darcy's magnificent estate. Their peaceful, orderly world seems almost unassailable. Elizabeth has found...  more »

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  • Forsaking all others [downloadable ebook]

    Forsaking all others2011

    by Allison Pittman

    (591)

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  • Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet / a novel2009

    by Jamie Ford

    (269,138)

    Summary: Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps of the era, this debut novel tells the heartwarming story of widower Henry Lee, his father, and his first love Keiko Okabe.

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  • The aviator's wife [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The aviator's wife / a novel2013

    by Melanie Benjamin

    (67,821)

    Summary: Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life...  more »

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  • Midnight at Marble Arch [downloadable ebook]

    Midnight at Marble Arch2013

    by Anne Perry

    (3,064)

    Summary: When the bodies of two high-profile women are discovered, bearing signs of rape, and an innocent man is accused of the crime, Thomas Pitt's quest for the truth forces him to play a dangerous game of international politics and murder.

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  • The blood of gods [downloadable ebook] / a novel of Rome

    The blood of gods / a novel of Rome2013

    by Conn Iggulden

    (6,210)

    Summary: The assassination of Julius Caesar sets in motion political intrigue, epic battle, and righteous retribution throughout the ancient Roman empire as Marc Antony and Gaius Octavian marshal their forces...  more »

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  • Panama [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Panama / a novel2009

    by Shelby Hiatt

    Summary: After moving from a small town in Ohio to Panama while her father takes part in building the Panama Canal, a fifteen-year-old girl yearning for new experiences meets Federico, a Spanish aristocrat...  more »

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  • Jacob's rescue [downloadable ebook] / a Holocaust story

    Jacob's rescue / a Holocaust story2011

    by Malka Drucker

    (713)

    Summary: In answer to his daughter's questions, a man recalls the terrifying years of his childhood when a brave Polish couple, Alex and Mela Roslan, hid him and other Jewish children from the Nazis. Based on a true story.

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  • Cathedral of the sea [downloadable ebook]

    Cathedral of the sea2008

    by Ildefonso Falcones de Sierra

    (41,459)

    Summary: Set in 14th century Barcelona, the 80-year construction of the Church of Santa Maria affects the lives of the citizens, those who devoted their lives to building it, and those who were sheltered there.

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  • Out of the Black Land [downloadable ebook]

    Out of the Black Land2013

    by Kerry Greenwood

    (485)

    Summary: Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt is peaceful and prosperous under the dual rule of the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV, until the younger Pharaoh begins to dream new and terrifying dreams. Ptah-hotep, a young...  more »

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  • Princess Elizabeth's spy [downloadable ebook] / a Maggie Hope mystery

    Princess Elizabeth's spy / a Maggie Hope mystery2012

    by Susan Elia MacNeal

    (13,531)

    Summary: "Susan Elia MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, Mr. Churchill's Secretary. Now Maggie returns to protect Britain's beloved royals against an international plot--one...  more »

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  • The Courting Campaign [downloadable ebook]

    The Courting Campaign2013

    by Regina Scott

    (311)

    Summary: Emma Pyrmont has no designs on handsome Sir Nicholas Rotherford at least not for herself. As his daughter's nanny, she sees how lonely little Alice has been. With the cook's help, Emma shows the...  more »

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  • Defiant [downloadable ebook]

    Defiant2010

    by Jessica Trapp

    (90)

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  • Danielle Steel historical classics [downloadable ebook]

    Danielle Steel historical classics2011

    by Danielle Steel

    (123)

    Summary: Jewels: a family saga about two generations of a famous jewelry designing clan.

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  • The Rathbones [downloadable ebook]

    The Rathbones2014

    by Janice Clark

    (1,473)

    Summary: a-- The OdysseyMoby Dick, The Rathbones is an ambitious, mythic, and courageous tour de force that marks the debut of a dazzling new literary voice.

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  • Flame in the mist  [eBook]

    Flame in the mist2017

    by Renee Ahdieh

    (42,699)

    Summary: The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place. She may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her twin brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands.

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  • Seven stones to stand or fall [eBook] : a collection of Outlander fiction

    Seven stones to stand or fall : a collection of Outlander fiction2017

    by Diana Gabaldon

    (10,372)

    Summary: "A magnificent collection of short fiction--including two never-before-published novellas--featuring Jamie Fraser, Lord John Grey, Master Raymond, and many more, all extending the story of Outlander...  more »

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  • Just like heaven [eBook]

    Just like heaven2011

    by Julia Quinn

    (35,850)

    Summary: After they survive a deadly fever and the world's worst musical performance, Honoria Smythe-Smith, a really bad violinist, and Marcus Holroyd, her older brother's best friend, fall desperately in love.

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  • The weight of ink [eBook]

    The weight of ink2017

    by Rachel Kadish

    (27,359)

    Summary: "An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A.S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book. Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first...  more »

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  • The glass ocean [eBook] : a novel

    The glass ocean : a novel2018

    by Beatriz Williams

    (13,754)

    Summary: A "historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three women across a century--two deep in the past, one in the present--to the doomed passenger liner, RMS Lusitania... As the...  more »

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  • Love and ruin [eBook] : a novel

    Love and ruin : a novel2018

    by Paula McLain

    (20,980)

    Summary: "The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn--a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman...  more »

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  • The tiger's prey [eBook] : a novel of adventure

    The tiger's prey : a novel of adventure2017

    by Wilbur A. Smith

    (3,409)

    Summary: From jacket of book: When his stepfather's gambling debts leave him a marked man, Francis Courtney flees to South Africa with revenge on his mind. His uncle, Tom Courtney, killed Francis's father....  more »

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  • The lighthouse keeper's daughter [eBook] : a novel

    The lighthouse keeper's daughter : a novel2018

    by Hazel Gaynor

    (8,959)

    Summary: From The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home comes a historical novel inspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years....  more »

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  • Manhattan Beach [eBook] : a novel

    Manhattan Beach : a novel2017

    by Jennifer Egan

    (74,821)

    Summary: "The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad. Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan,...  more »

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  • The Essex serpent [eBook] : a novel

    The Essex serpent : a novel2017

    by Sarah Perry

    (45,911)

    Summary: "Costa Book Award Finalist and the Waterstones (UK) Book of the Year 2016." "I loved this book. At once numinous, intimate and wise, The Essex Serpent is a marvelous novel about the workings of life,...  more »

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  • A column of fire [eBook]

    A column of fire2017

    by Ken Follett

    (76,800)

    Summary: "International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of...  more »

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  • The duchess [eBook] : a novel

    The duchess : a novel2017

    by Danielle Steel

    (8,964)

    Summary: "Angelique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. But when he dies,...  more »

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  • Murder on the Serpentine [eBook]

    Murder on the Serpentine2017

    by Anne Perry

    Summary: Privately summoned by Queen Victoria when one of her closest confidantes is found murdered, Thomas Pitt navigates the secretive world of London society in what becomes the most dangerous case of his career.

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  • See what I have done [eBook]

    See what I have done2017

    by Sarah Schmidt

    (12,990)

    Summary: When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty-two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a...  more »

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  • On her majesty's frightfully secret service [eBook]

    On her majesty's frightfully secret service2017

    by Rhys Bowen

    (7,022)

    Summary: "In the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Crowned and Dangerous, Lady Georgiana Rannoch juggles secret missions from the Queen, Darcy, and her mother. But it's...  more »

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  • The lost letter [eBook]

    The lost letter2017

    by Jillian Cantor

    (9,921)

    Summary: Austria, 1938. Kristoff is a young apprentice to a master Jewish stamp engraver. When his teacher disappears during Kristallnacht, Kristoff is forced to engrave stamps for the Germans, and...  more »

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  • In the midst of winter [eBook] : a novel

    In the midst of winter : a novel2017

    by Isabel Allende

    Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their...  more »

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  • The painted queen [eBook]

    The painted queen2017

    by Elizabeth Peters

    Summary: Egypt, 1912. Arriving in Cairo for another thrilling excavation season, Amelia is relaxing in a well-earned bubble bath in her elegant hotel suite in Cairo when a man with knife protruding from his...  more »

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  • Someone to wed [eBook] : a Westcott novel

    Someone to wed : a Westcott novel2017

    by Mary Balogh

    Summary: A very practical marriage makes Alexander Westcott question his heart in the latest Regency romance from the New York Times bestselling author of Someone to Hold. When Alexander Westcott becomes the...  more »

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  • The gentleman's guide to vice and virtue [eBook]

    The gentleman's guide to vice and virtue2017

    by Mackenzi Lee

    (99,811)

    Summary: Henry "Monty" Montague was bred to be a gentleman. His passions for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men, have earned the disapproval...  more »

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  • Before we were yours [eBook] : a novel

    Before we were yours : a novel2017

    by Lisa Wingate

    (412,044)

    Summary: "Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old,...  more »

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  • The life she was given [eBook]

    The life she was given2017

    by Ellen Marie Wiseman

    (18,141)

    Summary: "On a summer evening in 1931, Lilly Blackwood glimpses circus lights from the grimy window of her attic bedroom. Lilly isn't allowed to explore the meadows around Blackwood Manor. She's never even...  more »

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