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1st to Die

1st to Die - 2002

by James Patterson

Four women--four friends--share a determination to stop a killer who has been stalking newlyweds in San Francisco. Each one holds a piece of the puzzle: Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspector in the San Francisco Police Department, Claire Washburn is a medical examiner, Jill Bernhardt is an assistant D.A., and Cindy Thomas just started working the crime desk of the San Francisco Chronicle. But the usual procedures aren't bringing them any closer to stopping the killings. So these women form a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

50 Harbor Street

50 Harbor Street - 2005

by Debbie Macomber

Corrie McAfee
50 Harbor Street
Cedar Cove, Washington Dear Reader, Considering that I'm married to Cedar Cove's private investigator, you might think I enjoy mysteries. But I don't -- especially when they involve us! Roy and I have been receiving anonymous postcards and messages asking if we "regret the past." We don't know what they mean . . . On a more positive note, we're both delighted that our daughter, Linette, has moved to Cedar Cove to work at the new medical clinic. A while...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance

6 Rainier Drive

6 Rainier Drive - 2006

by Debbie Macomber

6 Rainier Drive
Cedar Cove, Washington Dear Reader,
As you may have heard, we've recently had quite a shock. My husband, Seth, and I lost our business, The Lighthouse restaurant -- to arson. The investigation continues. The prime suspect is a young ex-employee named Anson Butler, who disappeared right after the fire. So Seth and I are trying to sort out our lives. (And let me tell you, this kind of crisis is not good for a marriage.) In the meantime, life goes on for everyone else in...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance

About Face

About Face - 2003

by Fern Michaels

"Michaels is at her storytelling best here." -Booklist

About Face

When Dr. Blake Hunter discovers Casey Edwards wandering along a Sweetwater, Georgia, road, she's a woman without a past, her memory stripped of the terrifying events that shattered her innocence a decade ago. The scrap of paper she clutches in her hand bears the address to Swan House, the magnificent mansion where Casey's mother lives with her mysteriously ailing husband. But "home" turns out to be anything but a...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Gay Romance • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Suspense

An Affair with a Notorious Heiress

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An Affair with a Notorious Heiress - 2017

by Lorraine Heath

The son of a duke and an infamous mother, Alistair Mabry, Marquess of Rexton, fought his way to respectability. Now, the most eligible bachelor in London, marriage-shy Rexton will take only a wife with an impeccable reputation, good breeding, and a penchant for staying out of the gossip sheets. But when he strikes a deal to be seen "courting" a sweet young debutante whose notorious older sister has blemished her chances for marriage, Rexton is unexpectedly drawn to the highly inappropriate,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

AFTERLIFE

AFTERLIFE - 2017

by Marcus Sakey

An instant Wall Street Journal bestseller. Soon to be a major motion picture from Imagine Entertainment and producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.
Between life and death lies an epic war, a relentless manhunt through two worlds...and an unforgettable love story.
The last thing FBI agent Will Brody remembers is the explosion-a thousand shards of glass surfing a lethal shock wave.
He wakes without a scratch.
The building is in ruins. His team is gone. Outside, Chicago is dark. Cars...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Alaska Skies: Brides for Brothers\The Marriage Risk

Alaska Skies: Brides for Brothers\The Marriage Risk - 2016

by Debbie Macomber

LONELY MEN IN HARD LUCK, ALASKA, LOOKING FOR WOMEN. 
OUR TOWN MIGHT BE COLD, BUT OUR HEARTS ARE WARM! 
Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!). But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. 
Brides for Brothers 
Sawyer O'Halloran, the middle brother, isn't entirely in favor of this scheme. But he considers himself immune to any woman-even the lovely Abbey...  read more »

Genres: Anthologies • Contemporary • Gay Romance • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Alice

Alice - 2015

by Christina Henry

A mind-bending new novel inspired by the twisted and wondrous works of Lewis Carroll...

In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the Old City, there stands a hospital with cinderblock walls which echo the screams of the poor souls inside.

In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair, once blond, hangs in tangles down her back. She doesn't remember why she's in such a terrible place. Just a tea party long ago, and long ears, and blood...

Then, one night,...  read more »

Genres: Historical Fantasy • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

All or Nothing at All

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All or Nothing at All - 2017

by Jennifer Probst

HGTV; s Property Brothers meets The Marriage Bargain in this third volume in the Billionaire Builders series, an all-new, heart-wrenching, and sexy contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst. Tristan Pierce left the family business to carve out a life of his own, but never forgot his passionate affair with the much younger, inexperienced Sydney Greene, or the hurtful breakup that tore him apart. When he; s forced to return home and face his past, will he be able...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

All That Makes Life Bright: The Life and Love of Harriet Beecher Stowe

All That Makes Life Bright: The Life and Love of Harriet Beecher Stowe - 2017

by Josi S. Kilpack

When Harriet Beecher marries Calvin Stowe on January 6, 1836, she is sure her future will be filled romance, eventually a family, and continued opportunities to develop as a writer. Her husband Calvin is completely supportive and said she must be a literary woman. Harriet's sister, Catharine, worries she will lose her identity in marriage, but she is determined to preserve her independent spirit. Deeply religious, she strongly believes God has called her to fulfill the roles of wife and writer...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Clean & Wholesome • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Alpine for You: A Passport to Peril Mystery

Alpine for You: A Passport to Peril Mystery - 2003

by Maddy Hunter

A TRIP TO DIE FOR... Accompanying her grandmother on a seniors tour of Switzerland, Emily Andrew had envisioned a vacation straight out of a travel brochure: spectacular scenery, great food, and a classy European hotel, all worlds away from her rural Iowa hometown. But her dream trip quickly snowballs into mayhem when smooth-talking tour escort Andy Simon is found dead. To be sure, Andy was as randy as a mountain goat on Viagra, hitting on every miss -- Swiss or otherwise -- within striking...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The Animators

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The Animators - 2017

by Kayla Rae Whitaker

"A wildly original novel that pulses with heart and truth . . . That this powerful exploration of friendship, desire, ambition, and secrets manages to be ebullient, gripping, heartbreaking, and deeply deeply funny is a testament to Kayla Rae Whitaker; s formidable gifts. I was so sorry to reach the final page. Sharon and Mel will stay with me for a very long time."—Cynthia D; Aprix Sweeney, author of The Nest Named one of Entertainment Weekly ; s Ten Best Books of the Year So Far She was...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Aunt Dimity and the Widow; s Curse

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Aunt Dimity and the Widow; s Curse - 2017

by Nancy Atherton

Nancy Atherton; s twenty-second cozy mystery in the beloved, nationally bestselling Aunt Dimity series. It; s early April in the small English village of Finch. Lori Shepherd; s husband and sons are spending Easter break camping, and Lori is perfectly happy to be left at home with Bess, spared a week of roughing it with a curious toddler. The two attend a village events committee meeting and Lori is astonished when the elderly, soft-spoken widow Mrs. Annabelle Craven stands to make an...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Autonomous

Autonomous - 2017

by Annalee Newitz

"Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet."―Neal Stephenson
"Something genuinely and thrillingly new in the naturalistic, subjective, paradoxically humanistic but non-anthropomorphic depiction of bot-POV―and all in the service of vivid, solid storytelling."―William Gibson
When anything can be owned, how can we be free
Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood,...  read more »

Genres: High Tech • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Baby, Hold On

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Baby, Hold On - 2012

by Stephanie Bond

Soldier Mike Nichols has come to Sweetness, Georgia, for one reason: to get help for his troubled black Lab, a decorated rescue dog, at the town; s new military dog training facility. He doesn; t expect to be referred to dog groomer Lacey Lovejoy instead! Straitlaced Mike and free-spirited Lacey couldn; t be more different. Yet the longer he works with Lacey, the more his attraction to her grows. They clash often, but their heated encounters also lead to a steamy night together that leaves them...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Bachelor

The Bachelor - 2002

by Carly Phillips

Foreign correspondent Roman Chandler has always prized his freedom above all else. Now losing a coin toss has sealed this youngest brother's fate. Finding someone to escort down the aisle is the easy part-every wannabe bride in sleepy Yorkshire Falls is itching to get hitched to this gorgeous, globe-trotting Chandler man. But Roman still lusts after the woman who got away. Stunning heartbreaker Charlotte Bronson has come home to put down roots and get her erotic lingerie business off the...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Gay Romance • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Battlefront II

Battlefront II - 2017

by Christie Golden

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Beach at Painter; s Cove

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The Beach at Painter; s Cove - 2017

by Shelley Noble

From the New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Beach comes another heartwarming story of four generations of women who reunite in their crumbling family mansion by the sea for a dramatic summer filled with love, family, secrets and sisterhood. The Whitaker family; s Connecticut mansion, Muses by the Sea, has always been a haven for artists, a hotbed of creativity, extravagances, and the occasional scandal. Art patrons for generations, the Whitakers supported strangers but drained the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beach House for Rent

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Beach House for Rent - 2017

by Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestseller! Bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe returns to her beloved Isle of Palms to tell the poignant, charming story of two women, one summer, and one very special beach house. When Cara Rutledge rents out her quaint beach house on Isle of Palms to Heather Wyatt for the entire summer, it; s a win-win by any standard: Cara; s generating income necessary to keep husband Brett; s ecotourism boat business afloat, and anxiety-prone Heather, an young artist who; s been given a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed: A Teddy Creque Mystery

Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed: A Teddy Creque Mystery - 2017

by John Keyse-Walker

"Sun, Sand, Murder by John Keyse-Walker is a winner. It is written with the coral clarity of a Caribbean atoll, and evokes an edgy rhythm that suits the protagonist, Teddy Creque, and his wholly authentic domain, the Virgin Islands."―Randy Wayne White
After barely surviving the first criminal investigation in living memory on the sun-drenched British Virgin island of Anegada, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath, and move on with his life....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals

The Beast in the Red Forest: An Inspector Pekkala Novel of Suspense

The Beast in the Red Forest: An Inspector Pekkala Novel of Suspense - 2014

by Sam Eastland

(Book). An American auto worker, disillusioned with the stubborn, stagnant inequality in America, moves his family to Russia. His letters home are glowing arias about Stalin's New Man in Soviet Paradise. Then, suddenly, the letters stop. Inspector Pekkala thrills again! By best selling Sam Eastland. The world of Soviet espionage is shaken with the shocking disappearance of Stalin's invincible Inspector Pekkala whose charred remains are reported from the frontlines. But Stalin refuses to accept...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Beautiful Day

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Beautiful Day - 2013

by Elin Hilderbrand

The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride; s late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter; s future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event--but in reality, things are far from perfect. While the couple-to-be are quite happy, their loved ones find their own lives crumbling. In the days leading up to the wedding,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Becoming Alpha

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Becoming Alpha - 2013

by Aileen Erin

One stupid party. One stupid boy. One stupid kiss. And my life was virtually over. Tessa McCaide has a unique talent for getting into trouble. Then again, it isn; t easy for a girl with psychic visions to ignore what she sees. Luckily Tessa and her family are leaving California and moving halfway across the country, giving her the perfect opportunity to leave her reputation as "Freaky Tessa" behind. But Tessa doesn; t realize that kissing the wrong guy in her new Texas town could land her in...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Beguiled

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The Beguiled - 2017

by Thomas Cullinan

The basis for the major motion picture directed by Sofia Coppola—named best director at the Cannes Film Festival for The Beguiled —and starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning "[A] mad gothic tale . . . The reader is mesmerized with horror by what goes on in that forgotten school for young ladies." —Stephen King, in Danse Macabre Wounded and near death, a young Union Army corporal is found in the woods of Virginia during the height of the Civil...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes - 2017

by Jen Turano

Start of a Delightful New Series from Historical Romance Author Jen Turano

Miss Permilia Griswold may have been given the opportunity of a debut into New York high society, but no one warned her she wasn't guaranteed to "take." After spending the last six years banished to the wallflower section of the ballroom, she's finally putting her status on the fringes of society to good use by penning anonymous society gossip columns under the pseudonym "Miss Quill."

Mr. Asher Rutherford...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Gay Romance • Historical • Historical • Historical • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

Behind the Shattered Glass: A Lady Emily Mystery

Behind the Shattered Glass: A Lady Emily Mystery - 2014

by Tasha Alexander

A ruined abbey on a beautiful estate in Derbyshire, a murdered peer, and a most unlikely romance make New York Times bestseller Tasha Alexander's new novel Behind the Shattered Glass absolutely irresistible
Anglemore Park is the ancestral home of Lady Emily Hargreave's husband Colin. But the stately calm of country life is destroyed when their neighbor, the Marquess of Montagu, bursts through the French doors from the garden and falls down dead in front of the shocked gathering. But who has...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Beneath Copper Falls

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Beneath Copper Falls - 2017

by Colleen Coble

"Bestselling author Coble elevates her already-considerable suspense chops with this [new] book of the Rock Harbor series." —Publishers Weekly Dana has already learned that love isn; t safe . . . but could it be different in Rock Harbor? As a 911 dispatcher, Dana Newell takes pride in being calm in tough circumstances. In addition to her emotionally-charged career, she; s faced enough emergencies in her own life. She recently escaped her abusive fiancé to move to tranquil Rock...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Berlin Red: An Inspector Pekkala Novel of Suspense

Berlin Red: An Inspector Pekkala Novel of Suspense - 2017

by Sam Eastland

(Book). April 1945 - Inspector Pekkala is in a race against time as he heads to Berlin to capture the plans for a secret weapon that could change the course of the war. Excellently plotted and paced, with a lively cast, real and fictional. -- The London Times (Book of the Month). BERLIN RED is the seventh and final novel in this gripping series of literary thrillers (Booklist) by SAM EASTLAND, the nom de plume of acclaimed novelist and memoirist Paul Watkins. The previous Inspector Pekkala suspense novels published by Opus are RED ICON and THE BEAST IN THE RED FOREST. - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 - 2017

"A venerable series . . . there isn't enough Xanax in anyone's medicine cabinet to calm the jitters these twenty skillful stories will unleash." -Kirkus Reviews

Number-one New York Times best-selling author John Sandford-"one of the great summer-read novelists of all time" (Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly)-selects the best mystery writing of the year that "will have you on the edge of your seat" (USA Today). - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories

Best Day Ever: A Psychological Thriller

Best Day Ever: A Psychological Thriller - 2017

by Kaira Rouda

In the bestselling, page-turning vein of The Couple Next Door and The Dinner, Kaira Rouda weaves a gripping, tautly suspenseful tale of deception and betrayal dark enough to destroy a marriage...or a life.

"I glance at my wife as she climbs into the passenger seat, and I am bursting with confidence. Today will be everything I've promised her...and more..."

Paul Strom has the perfect life: a glittering career as an advertising executive, a beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

The Best Kind of People

The Best Kind of People - 2016

by Zoe Whittall

A local schoolteacher is arrested, leaving his family to wrestle with the possibility of his guilt, in this exquisite novel about loyalty, truth, and happiness.

The Woodburys cherish life in the affluent, bucolic suburb of Avalon Hills, Connecticut. George is a beloved science teacher at the local prep school, a hero who once thwarted a gunman, and his wife, Joan, is a hardworking ER nurse. They have brought up their children in this thriving town of wooded yards and sprawling...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Beverly Lewis Amish Romance Collection

Beverly Lewis Amish Romance Collection - 2017

by Beverly Lewis

A 3-in-1 Amish romance collection that will include the books The Bridesmaid, The Secret Keeper, and The Photograph. - Amazon

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Beyond Reason

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Beyond Reason - 2017

by Kat Martin

"I love her books!"—Linda Lael Miller New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin raises chills as danger stalks a woman determined to make it in a man; s world . . . Five weeks ago Carly Drake stood at her grandfather; s grave. Now she; s burying Drake Trucking; s top driver, and the cops have no leads on the hijacking or murder. Faced with bankruptcy, phone threats and the fear of failure, Carly has to team up with the last man she wants to owe—Lincoln Cain. Cain is magnetic,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Bibliomysteries: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores

Bibliomysteries: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores - 2017

by Otto Penzler

Specially commissioned by the Mysterious Bookshop, the "biblio-mysteries" in this unique collection feature original stories by the genre's most distinguished authors: Ken Bruen, Loren D. Estleman, Nelson DeMille, Anne Perry, Jeffery Deaver, C. J. Box, Thomas H. Cook, and Laura Lippman.
If you open your dictionary, you will discover that there is no such word as "bibliomystery." However, most mystery readers know that the word refers to a mystery story that involves the world of books: a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories

Big Girls Don; t Cry

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Big Girls Don; t Cry - 2014

by Brenda Novak

Sometimes Mr. Right couldn; t be more wrong... Thanks to a devastating revelation about her husband, Reenie Holbrook; s once-perfect marriage is over. For eleven years she had the life she wanted--and now it; s gone. Sometimes Mr. Wrong couldn; t be more right... Reenie decides that the first step in recovering from her ordeal is to find work; after all, she has three young children to support. She; s thrilled when she lands a job at Dundee High teaching history--until Isaac Russell, the man...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Black Out

Black Out - 1995

by John Lawton

Set during the Blitz of World War II, this novel "wonderfully captures the atmosphere of wartime London (Robert Harris, author of Fatherland). A police detective investigates a severed arm found at a bombsite and learns that someone is dismembering German refugee scientists whom MI5 has imported to crack the Nazi rocketry program.Just out in paperback, this terrific thriller by a British filmmaker begins in WWII London, where a well-connected young police officer named Frederick Troy tries to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue • Thrillers

Blame It on the Duke

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Blame It on the Duke - 2017

by Lenora Bell

Have you heard? The future Duke of Barrington has just been gambled away by his father. To an heiress! The delicious details thus far ... Nicolas, Lord Hatherly, never intended to marry—nor add to the "mad" Hatherly line—but now he must honor his father; s debt to a social-climbing merchant or lose the family estate. A notoriously wild marquess, won by her father at a game of cards, is the very last thing Miss Alice Tombs wants. She; s spent the last three seasons repelling suitors...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Blind: A Chilling Psychological Suspense

The Blind: A Chilling Psychological Suspense - 2017

by A.F. Brady

A razor-sharp debut about a woman who goes so far off the deep end, she might never make it back up... 

Sam James has spent years carefully crafting her reputation as the best psychologist at Typhlos, Manhattan's most challenging psychiatric institution. She believes if she can't save herself, she'll save someone else. It's this savior complex that serves her well in helping patients battle their inner demons, though it leads Sam down some dark paths and opens her eyes to her own mental...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Suspense • Thrillers

Bluffing Mr. Churchill: An Inspector Troy Thriller

Bluffing Mr. Churchill: An Inspector Troy Thriller - 2005

by John Lawton

It is 1941. Wolfgang Stahl, an American spy operating undercover as an SS officer, has just fled Germany with Hitler's henchmen on his trail. He is carrying valuable cargo—the blueprint of the Führer's secret plan to invade Russia. Stahl's man in the American embassy, the shy and sheltered Calvin M. Cormack, is teamed with a boisterous MI5 officer, Walter Stilton, to find the spy and bring him to safety. Their investigation takes them across war-torn London, from the shelled-out blocks to the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Boat Runner

The Boat Runner - 2017

by Devin Murphy

In the tradition of All The Light We Cannot See and The Nightingale, comes an incandescent debut novel about a young Dutch man who comes of age during the perilousness of World War II.
Beginning in the summer of 1939, fourteen-year-old Jacob Koopman and his older brother, Edwin, enjoy lives of prosperity and quiet contentment. Many of the residents in their small Dutch town have some connection to the Koopman lightbulb factory, and the locals hold the family in high esteem.
On days when...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction
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