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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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Mar 10, 2019 Hewitt, Kate; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Italians, Businessmen, Art therapists, Arranged marriage
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Jan 29, 2019 Craven, Sara, 1938-
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"Orphan Marisa was raised by the wealthy Santangeli family. Their only demand was that she marry their son.... Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees--how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home--you do not say no to a Santangeli! Once she's back she'll be his completely, and he is...
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Topics: Billionaires, Orphans, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Aug 24, 2018 Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Sep 22, 2017 Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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Feb 7, 2013 Grisham, John
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Patrick Lanigan was once a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then he stole ninety million dollars from his own firm and ran for his life. For four years, he's evaded powerful men. Then, inevitably, they tracked him down at the edge of a Brazilian jungle. Patrick is coming home to the Mississippi city where it all began. As the trial begins, Patrick's former partners wait for their revenge. But another story is about to unfold because Patrick, the most...
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Topics: Death, Apparent, Larceny
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index
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Topics: Gould, Glenn, 1932-1982, Steinway piano
x, 336 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Yun, Brother, 1958-, Christian biography -- China, Persecution -- China, Christianity -- China,...
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Topics: Orphans, Aunts, Italians, Billionaires
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Includes excerpt (p. [180]-185) from A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Billionaires, Infants
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"Harlequin series spotlight - celebrating 60 years!"--Cover
Topics: Royal weddings, Man-woman relationships
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- Riordan, Rick
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The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Typhon
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Fate and fatalism, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Jackson,...
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Includes an excerpt from: The heiress's 2-week affair, by Marie Ferrarella (p. [181]-186)
Topics: Millionaires, Corporate lawyers, Spouses, Congresses and conventions
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- Nhất Hạnh, Thích; McLeod, Melvin
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Happiness and peace are possible -- The heart of practice -- Practicing skillfully with our past -- Healing our wounds and pain -- Cultivating true love -- The essence of the Buddha's teaching -- Becoming truly alive -- The Five Mindfulness Trainings
Topics: Ānāpānasmr̥ti, Awareness
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"Marco Salzano is furious! One moment of passion in the sultry heat of carnaval has had its price. Burning with suspicion and anger, the arrogant Venezuelan is going to track down his errant one-night stand and claim his love child! But he's accusing the wrong woman. Pretending to be her sister, fragile Amber convinces Marco that the baby in question is not his. But when Marco discovers her deception, he vows to take Amber--not as his mistress, but as his bride!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Billionaires, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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- King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published as Goddess by mistake by Hawk Pub. Group, 2001
Topics: Women teachers, Epona (Celtic deity), Goddesses, Centaurs, Time travel, Centaurs, Epona (Celtic...
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"2 novels"--Cover
Topics: Love stories, Christian fiction, Domestic fiction
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"It's been ten years since Tiarna Quinn humiliating rejected Kate, and she's still smarting. As a famous model she can have any man she wants. But there is something about the coldhearted millionaire that makes her go weak at the knees."--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Models (Persons), Mistresses, Millionaires
Is this person hiding anything? -- Thumbs up or down: does he like it or not? -- Is she confident or just trying to play it cool? -- How are things-- really? -- Gauging interest levels : is he interested, or are you wasting time? -- Ally or saboteur : whose side is she really on? -- Emotional profile : learn how safe, stable, and sane a person is -- S.N.A.P. is not based on personality types -- The primary colors of thought -- How and why we think what we do -- The impact of self-esteem : the...
Topics: Interpersonal communication, Social perception, Truthfulness and falsehood, Interpersonal...
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"She'll be his perfect wife ... Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after ... and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied ... but not with her rakish husband! So she...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Man-woman...
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- Thompson, Janice, 1962-; Manore, Melinda, 1951-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Nutrition
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1408 -- The mangler -- Hearts in Atlantis ("Low men in yellow coats") -- The Shawshank redemption ("Rita Hayworth and Shawshank redemption") -- Children of the corn -- My 10 favorite adaptations
Topics: King, Stephen, 1947-, King, Stephen, 1947-, Short stories, American, Horror tales, American, Horror...
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"When a tornado strikes a Kansas town without warning, wealthy businessman Greg Garrison rushes an orphaned boy to safety. His heroism--and kindness--stirs something inside single mother and secretary Maya Logan. Especially when her hard-nosed boss helps search for the child's missing dog. Suddenly, Greg is pitching in all over town--including her own destroyed home. Rebuilding efforts will take time. Yet Maya now has hope that there's room in her boss's much bigger heart for love and...
Topics: Businessmen, Tornadoes, Orphans, Man-woman relationships, Businessmen, Man-woman relationships,...
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- Long, Julie-Anne
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English war hero Captain Chase Eversea reencounters Rosalind, the headstrong woman, now reformed, with whom he committed one of the biggest indiscretions of his past, when she enlists his aid in searching for her missing sister
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Heroes, Missing...
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"Rowan had been Isandro Salazar's bride of convenience. But knowing that the Spanish billionaire would never love her as she loved him, her choice was to make her unborn child her priority and then, once he was born, make her dark journey by herself. But in Isandro's eyes, Rowan's decision rendered her a gold digger who had committed the worst possible crime. However he couldn't stop her seeing her baby son--or deny that the passion between them was as raw and intense as ever...."--p....
Topics: Billionaires, Heirs, Man-woman relationships
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"Caught, claimed, contracted for marriage? Tycoon Connor Brodie has just apprehended an intruder! One clad in a lacy satin underwear, not a trespasser at all, but his feisty neighbor Daisy Dean. The red-hot encounter leaves him aching for more--could the luscious Ms. Dean be the answer to his prayers in more ways than one?"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Millionaires, Man-woman relationships
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Amor was on the menu...and Rory Burke was intent on having Caroline Walters as the main course. This meeting he'd arranged in beautiful Tossa de Mar was no mere business transaction. Having learned the truth about his long-ago lover, Rory had gone to great lengths to orchestrate this Valentine reunion in sunny Spain. His plan? To lure Caro back into his bed - as his bride. With his powers of persuasion, the high-powered executive was certain he would get his way - until the power of passion...
Topic: Valentine's Day
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Autism in children, Children with disabilities, MEDICAL, HEALTH & FITNESS, Autism in children,...
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Billionaires, Revenge, Seduction, Marriage
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- Child, Maureen
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- Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle"--p. [1] of cover
Topics: Psychics, Psychic ability, Supernatural, Man-woman relationships
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- Tomine, Adrian, 1974-
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A graphic novel in which Ben Tanaka tries to salvage his failing long-term relationship with Miko Hayashi, who suspects Ben is more attracted to white women, an accusation that cause their personal and political problems to reach a boiling point
Topics: Comics & Graphic Novels -- Graphic Novels, Comics & Graphic Novels -- Publishers -- Drawn...
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- RZA (Rapper); Norris, Chris
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Autobiography of "RZA, founder of the Wu-Tang Clan and hip-hop's most exalted wise man"--Front cover jacket
Topics: RZA (Rapper), RZA, Rap musicians
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- O'Brien, Kathleen
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"Larger print"--Cover
Topics: Arranged marriage, Ranches
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- Juels, Ari
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Topics: Computer security, Computer hackers
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Topics: Divorce, Millionaires
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- King, Sorrel
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Medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States, but the subject has long been taboo. All that changed with Josie. Sorrel King's 18-month-old daughter was badly burned, but in the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, she made a remarkable recovery. Then, as she was preparing to leave, Josie was given a fatal shot of methadone, sending her into cardiac arrest. Within 48 hours, the King family went from planning a homecoming to planning a funeral. Dizzy with grief, Sorrel...
Topics: King, Sorrel, Medical errors, Patients, Hospitals, Hospitals, Medical Errors, Safety Management
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- Balogh, Mary. Handful of gold; Cornick, Nicola. Season for suitors; Courtney, Milan. This wicked gift
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A handful of gold: Not only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart--the most precious gift of all
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topic: Child development
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- Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-294) and index
Topic: Evolution (Biology)
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Includes preview of The chief ranger by Rebecca Winters (p. [185]-187)
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Greeks
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- McClellan, Sharron
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"Wilderness guide Bethany Darrow was desperate to save her kidnapped sister in Colombia, but lying about having the money to pay dark, mysterious mercenary Xavier Monero would cost her dearly. Especially when their forced proximity during a dangerous jungle rescue unleashed a smoldering, irresistible attraction..."--p.[4] of cover
Topics: Sisters, Rescues, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Millionaires, Mistresses, Family-owned business enterprises
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Topics: Princes, Billionaires, Pregnancy, Twins, Marriage
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- Cornick, Nicola. Unmasking of Lady Loveless; George, Catherine. Christmas reunion; Allen, Louise, 1949- Mistletoe masquerade
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"Thirteen years ago Yannis Markides threw a young princess out of his bed. Even now Marietta's cheeks burn in shame as she remembers her youthful attempt at seduction. Evicting the scantily clad Marietta was the brooding Greek's last act of chivalry. The ensuing scandal destroyed his life and broke his family. Now he's rebuilt his empire, recovered the Markides name...and he's ready to make the princess pay! Marietta owes him a debt. Her virginity is her price..."--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Princesses, Greeks, Man-woman relationships
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- Zarley, Kermit
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Bible, Second Advent, End of the world
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- Parr, Todd
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Megan Tingley Books."
Topics: Peace, Peace, Peace, Peace
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- Erikson, Steven
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Good and evil, Imaginary wars and battles, Imaginary places, Science fiction, Good and evil,...
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- Spear, Jeryl; Milady Publishing Company
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Topics: Beauty culture, Skin, Cosmetics, Beauty culture, Cosmetics, Skin
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-206) and index
Topics: Money laundering, Terrorism
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- Feehan, Christine
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When Elle Drake, the telepathic youngest of seven sisters, fails to arrive in the coastal town of Sea Haven, Sheriff Jackson Deveau, who has loved Elle for years, must race against time to discover what has happened to her
Topics: Women singers, Sisters, Women, Telepathy
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Topic: Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 -- Drama
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- Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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- Martell, Nevin; Lipkowitz, Daniel. LEGO book; LEGO koncernen (Denmark)
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For over 30 years, the LEGO minifigures have make is possible for children to populate their LEGO worlds with a diverse cast of characters. Learn fascinating facts, learn how minifigures are made, and see fans' customized minifigures
Topics: LEGO koncernen (Denmark), LEGO koncernen (Denmark), LEGO toys, Action figures (Toys), LEGO toys,...
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- Eason, Lynette
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"A devastating lie. She'd been told her fiancé died in a military training accident, but Gina Santino's gut told her otherwise. Still, she never imagined his killers would come after her. Now she is dodging bullets and running for her own life, not sure who to trust. Her fiancé had left specific instructions for her to contact fellow U.S. Army Ranger Ian Masterson should anything happen to him. But how could she trust a man who abandoned his team years ago? With no other choice, Gina...
Topics: United States. Army, Widows, Murder, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman...
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"Harlequin presents--babies galore!"--Cover verso
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnant women, Marriage
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Topic: Inheritance and succession
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"The Argeneau series"--Cover
Topics: Argeneau family (Fictitious characters), Vampires
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- Patterson, James, 1947-
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The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
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- Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Billionaires, Princes, Waitresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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Miss Christiana Daventry will do whatever it takes to keep from being thrown out on the streets--even accept the insufferably attractive Lord Braybrook's proposition!
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Includes Reader's group guide
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Nefertari, Queen, consort of Ramses II,...
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- Child, Lee. Nothing to lose; Kinsella, Sophie. Remember me?; Rosenfelt, David. Don't tell a soul; Crocker, Gareth. Leaving Jack; Reader's Digest Association
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Four abridged novels
Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Conspiricies, Accident victims, Amnesia, Young women, Wives,...
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- Walker, Kate, 1950 May 7-
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"Forced to bed-- then to wed?"
Topic: Forced marriage
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- Buckell, Tobias S
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358 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: Life on other planets -- Fiction, Human-alien encounters -- Fiction, Space warfare -- Fiction, Halo...
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- Raleigh, Debbie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Notorious Raoul Charlebois is searching for answers about his past, but his reputation follows him wherever he goes, including a gameskeeper's cottage where he meets Sarah Jefferson. She wants nothing to do with him...until she finds out it's her he wants. Will Christmas work its magic and bring them together?
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Christmas stories
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- Galloway, Steven, 1975-
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Originally published: 2008
Topics: Cellists, Snipers, Cellists, Snipers
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Includes an excerpt from Kathleen Eagle's One cowboy, one Christmas, p. [183]-186
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Princes
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- Green, Tim, 1963-
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Atlanta Falcons (Football team), Atlanta Falcons (Football team), Football, Reporters and...
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- Sue-Ellen Welfonder
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Topics: Fiction, Clans, History, Love stories
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- Besterfield, Dale H
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-525) and index
Topic: Quality control