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Par Grace Livingston Hill. 1982
Elizabeth is confronted by her brother's murderer who claims he loves her. She flees across the wilderness and meets an…unusual man. This gentleman's protection and her strong Christian faith help her survive. 1982, c1908.
Par Danielle Steel. 1997
After a ten-year marriage ends, all Charlie Waterston has now is the future. He is leaving his architectural job in…London and returning to New York. Too devastated to work, Charlie takes a leave of absence to go skiing in Vermont. But a snow storm leaves him stranded in Massachusetts, where a stay at a bed and breakfast changes his life forever. 1997.
Par Alan Furst. 2006
In Paris, on a winter night in 1938, a murder/suicide at a discreet lovers' hotel is not romantic tragedy -…it is the work of the OVRA, Mussolini's fascist secret police, and meant to eliminate the editor of Liberazione, a clandestine emigre newspaper. In the desperate politics of a Europe on the edge of war, a foreign correspondent is a pawn - worth surveillance, or blackmail, or murder. 2006.
Par Charles Baxter. 2000
Bradley Smith helps his friend Charlie Baxter solve his book-writing woes by suggesting Charlie get Bradley's coffee shop customers to…talk about their delights and distractions. Baxter weaves these stories into a series of vignettes covering many aspects of life. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2000.
Par Joyce Carol Oates. 2004
Ariah is widowed on the first day of her honeymoon in Niagara Falls. Local lawyer Dirk Burnaby falls in love…with Ariah and marries her. But when he later takes on the Love Canal lawsuit he becomes estranged from his family. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2004.
Par Angela Thirkell. 1998
Following the events of "County Chronicle", in which Lucy and Sam are married, more marriages and the arrival of children…are on the horizon. Once again family relationships take the forefront as Lucy's brother Oliver finally finds happiness, and Lady Cora Palliser, sister to Lord Silverbridge, meets her future mate. 1998.
Par Kathleen E Woodiwiss. 1998
Cerynise Kendall, born in Charleston but raised in England, is suddenly orphaned and penniless. Hoping to return to Charleston, Cerynise…heads for London's wharfs. She finds childhood friend Beau Birmingham, who offers to take her aboard his ship if she marries him. Sequel to "The Flame and the Flower". Some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 1998.
Par Billie Letts. 1998
Caney Paxton, a Vietnam vet who has lost the use of his legs, runs a small roadside cafe in Sequoyah,…Oklahoma. The regulars at the Honk and Holler are surprised when Caney hires first a Native American waitress and later a Vietnamese cook. The two newcomers soon bring life to the cafe's humdrum routine. 1998.
Par Nicholas Sparks. 2003
When Julie Barenson's husband died, he vowed to watch over her and left her a puppy she named Singer. Ready…to love again four years later, Julie has a choice between a newcomer or a longtime friend. The jealousy of one turns deadly, and Singer becomes the guardian her husband promised. Some violence. 2003.
Par Joan Wolf. 1997
When the earl of Weston dies in Regency England, his will surprisingly names his brother Stephen guardian to his young…son. The earl's widow, Annabelle, who was raised as the brothers' stepsister, had loved Stephen until he fled to Jamaica in disgrace five years earlier. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 1997.
Par Bartle Bull. 2001
Civilization teeters on the edge as Nazi Germany stands at the height of its power. The intrigue of Cairo and…fiery drama of Rommel's desert war in Africa come vibrantly to life in this historical adventure and romance novel as alliances shift, loyalties deceive, espionage thrives, and danger lies in the dark corners of Cairo and the desert night. 2001.
Par W. T Tyler. 1998
The Congo, 1970s. Recently assigned to Africa, Hugh Mathews, a vagabond foreign service officer, becomes engrossed in native life. At…the embassy, however, his coworkers are more interested in politics and cocktail parties. But the consul's wife, Blakey Ogden, shares Mathews's interest in the interior's culture. The two soon fall in love and plunge into an affair. 1998.
Par Karen Marie Moning. 2002
In the sequel to "Kiss of the Highlander", Daegus MacKeltar, returned from the sixteenth century having saved his twin brother,…now must exorcise the thirteen demons that possess his own soul. Antiquities student Chloe Zanders comes to his aid - and becomes caught up in an ancient prophecy. Descriptions of sex, some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2002. (Highlander series ; 5)
Par Ellen Gilchrist. 1996
Ten stories portray different aspects of love. In the novella "Nora Jane and Company," it is 1995 in Berkeley, and…the stability of Nora's happy family life is threatened when the fathers of her twin girls meet again. In "A Man Who Looked like Me," a woman recalls her first love's good nature and how her father's prejudice prevented her marriage. 1996.
Par Mary Jo Putney. 2000
Divorcé Kate Donovan and ex-husband Patrick inherit her father's demolition company--but only if they live together for a year. Both…love the business, so they reluctantly agree. Kate also discovers that her father's death might not have been an accident. Some explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language. 2000.
Par Jude Deveraux. 1998
When millionaire Jason Wilding returns to his hometown of Abernathy, Kentucky, he arranges under false pretenses to stay in Amy…Thompkins's house. Before long he is surprised to realize that he loves Amy and her infant son, but she flees when she learns his true identity. Some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 1998.
Par Jude Deveraux. 1980
Ranulf de Warbrooke is called the Black Lion because of his looks and demeanour. Yet Lady Lyonene, whose fiery spirit…matches his, sees beneath the rough surface a man capable of being gentle. When vicious lies separate them, only Ranulf can save their marriage. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 1980.
Par Sandra Brown. 1983
The memory of Josh Bennett's passionate kiss the night before her wedding to his good friend James Lambert has haunted…Megan, especially since James's death three years ago. Now Josh - handsome, wealthy, and powerful - wants to fulfil the potential of that kiss, but Megan needs to be convinced of his sincerity. Descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 1998, c1993.
Par Dorothy Gilman. 1999
Andrew Thale checks out an old family property neglected since Aunt Harriet's death, years ago. Far from being deserted, Thale's…Folly is inhabited by a quartet of charming squatters, former guests of his aunt. All is not well however as an old friend of the "family" disappears and Andrew is drawn into the search. 1999.
Par Dinah McCall. 1997
Morgan Tallchief is devastated when his lover and her family are reported lost in an explosion. Years later, when she…emerges from a witness protection program and resumes their romance, ex-commando Tallchief faces daunting odds to protect her. Strong language, violence, and descriptions of sex. c1997.