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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by John Green (1977- )
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Nelson, Jandy
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In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician
Topics: Grief, Death, Sisters, Musicians
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by Suzanne Collins
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Robert Jordan
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by Dodd, Christina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Prim and proper lady's companion Emma Chegwidden throws caution to the winds when she unexpectedly ends up in the arms of the mysterious Reaper, a dangerous masked man on a mission of vengeance who rides under cover of darkness
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) -- Dodd, Christina, Romance -- Historical, Women household...
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by Eloisa James
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favorite 3
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Topics: Social life and customs, Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Francine Rivers
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In the tradition of Norman Mailer's "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones's "The Thin Red Line," Marlantes tells the powerful and compelling story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Policewomen, Serial murderers, Rich people, Contests,...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topics: Malory family (Fictitious characters), Aristocracy (Social class), Betrothal, Heiresses, Love-hate...
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by Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction, Fantasy
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Topics: Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, Housewives, Jewish women, Sufis, Sufism, Mevleviyeh
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by Mary Balogh
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Topics: East and West, Modern Civilization, Western Civilization, Comparative civilization
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by Dashner, James, 1972-
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Sequel to: The maze runner
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Includes excerpt from: Vision in white
Topics: Female friendship, Weddings
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by Banks, Maya
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Includes excerpt of author's Colter's lady (Colters legacy ; bk. 2)
Topics: Group sex, Group sex
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by Flynn, Vince, 1966-2013
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Follow Mitch Rapp, as he takes on his first explosive counterterrorism assignment
Topics: Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character), Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious...
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by Riordan, Rick
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Stephen King.
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by Kagawa, Julie
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"Meghan Chase has a secret destiny--one she could never have imagined. Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school or at home. When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar, and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's known is about to change. But she could never have guessed the truth--that she is the daughter...
Topics: Teenage girls, Fairies, Kings and rulers, Fathers and daughters, Teenage girls, Magic, Fathers and...
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by Joyce, Brenda
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Once a lady, she has given up everything to take care of her sisters and her wastrel father. Now, Alexandra Bolton sews the clothing of those who were once her peers to make ends meet. Yet her life is about to forever change ... He is the most powerful peer in the realm--and the most sought after bachelor. Yet the Duke of Clarewood has rejected the crème de la crème of society for over a decade. But when he first sees Alexandra, he is instantly intrigued--and he offers her a scandalous...
Topics: Secrets, Man-woman relationships
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by Lauren Kate
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by Gary D. Chapman
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Melodrama; 5 male roles, 3 female roles
Topics: Mystery/Suspense, Detective and mystery plays, English
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by Steel, Danielle
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In this heartfelt and incisive new novel, Danielle Steel celebrates the virtues of unconventional beauty while exploring deeply resonant issues of weight, self-image, sisterhood, and family
Topics: Young women, Overweight women, Self-realization in women, Parent and child
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Someone wants to kill Vinnie, but who? The list is long, and it's up to Stephanie to whittle it down to one
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women bounty hunters
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle"--Cover
Topics: Arcane Society (Imaginary organization), Psychic ability, Blessing and cursing
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1996
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Private investigators, Bounty hunters,...
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by David Platt
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Topics: Christian life -- United States, Christianity and culture -- United States, American Dream --...
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by Rivers, Francine, 1947-
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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A full-color guide that provides complete access to the Cahill's most deeply-buried secrets and lays bare each hidden fact, concealed strategy, top agent, lost founder, secret base and hushed-up scandal of the Clue hunt as well as providing information about all five branches of history's most notorious family, including the elusive Madrigals
Topics: Family secrets, Code and cipher stories, Family secrets, Family secrets
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by Agassi, Andre, 1970-
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Topics: Agassi, Andre, 1970-, Tennis players, Jugadores de tenis
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by Roberts, Nora
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2009
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( R ) -- Roberts, Nora, Romance -- Romantic...
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Dolores Mission and Homeboy Industries -- God, I guess -- Dis-grace -- Compassion -- Water, oil, flame -- Slow work -- Jurisdiction -- Gladness -- Success -- Kinship
Topics: Boyle, Greg, Church work with juvenile delinquents, Christian life
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by Keith Richards
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Topics: Rolling Stones, Rock musicians, Biography
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Trials (Murder), Rich...
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by Abulhawa, Susan
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Previously published in 2006 under title: The scar of David
Topics: Palestinian Arabs, Arab-Israeli conflict, Refugees, Palestinian Arab, Historical fiction
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by Ellen Hopkins
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Topics: Novels in verse, Drug abuse -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction,...
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by Sabrina Jeffries
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Topics: Gambling, Man-woman relationships, Inheritance and succession, Fiction
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The problem of extreme complexity -- The checklist -- The end of the master builder -- The idea -- The first try -- The checklist factory -- The test -- The hero in the age of checklists -- The save
Topics: Medical care, Soins médicaux, Lists, Listes, Clinical Competence, Emergency Medicine, Intensive...
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by Deveraux, Jude
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The second book in the multi-generational Edilean series, Days of gold is a sweeping romance set in 1766 Scotland. Angus McTern, the laird of the clan, is captivated by Edilean Talbot. When she needs help, he tries to intervene, and is accused of kidnapping and theft. To avoid being prosecuted, they escape to America, and overcome almost insurmountable obstacles, finding a love as wild and free as the land itself
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) --...
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by Burrowes, Grace
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"Gayle Windham, Earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the Duke of Moreland. To escape his father's inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper ... Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper. As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to...
Topics: Secrecy, Inheritance and succession, Man-woman relationships, Inheritance and succession, Man-woman...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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It is the week before Christmas. A tanking economy has prompted Dr. Kay Scarpetta - despite her busy schedule and her continuing work as the senior forensic analyst for CNN - to offer her services pro bono to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. In no time at all, her increased visibility seems to precipitate a string of unexpected and unsettling events. She is asked live on the air about the sensational case of Hannah Starr, who has vanished and is presumed dead. Moments later...
Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law), Forensic pathologists, Women...
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by Heidi W. Durrow
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Mark Nolan's happy-go-lucky bachelorhood is interrupted by the death of his sister and his subsequent guardianship of her six-year-old daughter, Holly, who is traumatized into muteness and desperately seeking a maternal figure. Enter Maggie Collins, a toy shop owner who lost her own husband to cancer
Topics: Family secrets, Brothers and sisters, Secrecy, Siblings, Christmas
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by Cussler, Clive; Blackwood, Grant
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by Harvey, Steve, 1956-; Millner, Denene
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"More relationship advice in this much anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times Bestseller and international sensation, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man"--
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Men, Mate selection, SELF-HELP / General
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"A Roc book."
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Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards, Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards
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by Portis, Charles; Tartt, Donna. aft
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First published in 1968
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Topics: Teenage girls, Fathers, United States marshals, Outlaws, Revenge, Western stories, Humorous fiction
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by Baldacci, David
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Topics: Women journalists, International relations
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Even the most die-hard baseball fans don't know the true story of William "Blockade Billy" Blakely. He may have been the greatest player the game has ever seen, but today no one remembers his name. He was the first--and only--player to have his existence completely removed from the record books. Even his team is long forgotten, barely a footnote in the game's history. Every effort was made to erase any evidence that William Blakely played professional baseball, and with good...
Topic: Murder
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by Nora Roberts
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Bakers -- Fiction, Businesswomen -- Fiction, Weddings -- Fiction,...
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by Jayne Ann Krentz
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by Forman, Gayle, author
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Originally published: New York : Dutton Books, ©2009
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Mary Balogh
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by Stilton, Geronimo; Ferrario, Giuseppe; Brusco, Federico; Grassini, Valentina, 1981-; Sacchi, Chiara
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"English translation ... by Atlantyca S.p.A."--Title page verso
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Karate, Detective and mystery stories, Journalists, Mystery and detective...
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by Hennessy, Kathryn; Smithsonian Institution
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Includes index
Topic: Natural history
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-; Robb, J. D., 1950- Remember when
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"Previously published in Remember when."
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery -- Women Sleuths, Romance -- Romantic Suspense, Dallas, Eve...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Topics: United States. Dept. of Defense, Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law),...
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by Feehan, Christine
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Dominic of the Dragonseeker Carpathians is on a desperate mission in the heart of enemy territory when he crosses paths with Solange Sangria, the last of the jaguar people, who is trying to save shape-shifting women from her murderous father
Topics: Romance -- Fantasy, Futuristic & Ghost, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Vampires, Shapeshifting
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by Alessandro Battan
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Topics: Treasure troves, Mice, Humorous stories, Juvenile fiction
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by Richelle Mead
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by Martin, Kat
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When Violet Griffin, the American heiress he married three years earlier, arrives in London, seeking an annulment to marry another, notorious rogue Rule Dewar discovers that he does not want to let her go and vows to win her love
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by Läckberg, Camilla, 1974-; Murray, Steven T
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Includes a reading group guide
Topics: Police, City and town life, Murder, Suspense fiction, Murder, Police, Police, Suspense fiction
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by Deveraux, Jude
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Topics: Secrets, Fianceé́s, Impostors and imposture
In the two decades since a tragic 'accident' took the lives of his parents, Oliver Sharpe, the Marquess of Stoneville, has survived the scandal surrounding that fateful night by living as an unrepentant rakehell. And with his grandmother vowing to disinherit him if he doesn't settle down and wed, he plans to fulfill the bargain in true Sharpe style - by bringing home a fake fiancee from a brothel! But his scheme is derailed when he rescues an American beauty in a dire predicament instead. Maria...
Topics: Sharpe Family, Inheritance
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by Leigh, Lora
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"St. Martin's Paperbacks romantic suspense"--Spine
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Romance -- Romantic Suspense, Intelligence officers
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Happiness, Work, Positive psychology
Source: robert
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by Dodd, Christina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Signet Select book."
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) -- Dodd, Christina, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Paranormal...
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by Simons, Paullina, 1963-
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Originally published: United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 2003
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy...
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2009
Topics: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Davenport, Lucas (Fictional...
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