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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 Sapkowski, Andrzej; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sequel to:The last wish
Topics: Assassins, Fantasy fiction, Polish
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Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl
Topics: Murder, Gambling and crime, Wilderness areas, Gambling and crime, Murder, Race relations,...
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by 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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355 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: {u'11': u'Korean American teenagers', u'13': u'Infatuation', u'12': u'Dating (Social customs)',...
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by Cullen, David, 1961-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-403) and index
Topics: Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.), Littleton (Colo.), Columbine High School Massacre,...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"At eighteen, Charlotte Page made a life-altering mistake. She wronged a man in an impulsive act that she came to deeply regret, though it led her to her present life as Mrs. Charlotte Harris, owner of Mrs. Harris's School for Young Ladies. Unbeknownst to her, that man is now her anonymous benefactor, the mysterious 'Cousin Michael.' His masquerade began as preparation for a devastating revenge, but became a labor of love. Now Charlotte desperately needs his help. Can he save her from...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Private schools
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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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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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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by 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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by 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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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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by 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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by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-294) and index
Topic: Evolution (Biology)
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Topics: Millionaires, Birthfathers, Aunts
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by Reid, Michelle
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Topics: Greeks, Billionaires, Mistresses, Extortion, Virginity, Marriage
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Topics: Princes, Billionaires, Pregnancy, Twins, Marriage
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by Amanda Quick
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Virginity, Secretaries, Billionaires
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"Revised 3rd edition"--Jacket
Topics: Finance, Personal, Debt, Personal finance, Finance, Personal, Personal finance, Debt
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Kathryn thought she knew Hugh Parkinson, a charming, rakish playboy who was used to women being served to him on a plate. In his eyes she was just his utterly efficient, slightly uptight assistant. Until she nearly lost the thing that mattered most to her, and unexpectedly Hugh was there to help: he was prepared to "marry" her! But the catch... Hugh wanted this convenient marriage to keep Kathryn not only as his trusty assistant--but "also" to warm his bed...
Topics: Billionaires, Betrothal, Executives
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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"--p. [1] of cover
Topics: Psychics, Psychic ability, Supernatural, Man-woman relationships
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by Mortimer, Carole
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"When Skye O'Hara's life is rocked by tragedy, she's reunited with Falkner Harrington--her father's enigmatic business partner. Needing some time to consider her future, Skye has no other option but to accept when Falkner offers her the sanctuary of his home. But as the tension and chemistry sizzle between them, living with the dark-hearted tycoon becomes a real challenge! Especially when Falkner makes a demand in return for his hospitality--his new housemate must become his very...
Topics: Businessmen, Rich people, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Single mothers, Poor women, Princes, Italians, Arranged marriage, Revenge
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Balogh, Mary; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Courtship, Man-woman relationships
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by Flynn, Gillian, 1971-
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For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer
Topics: Children of murder victims, Families, Juvenile homicide, Brothers and sisters
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"Blaise West is Kim Abbott's new boss, and he's even more formidable than office gossip led her to believe. Shy, tall and awkward, Kim's used to hiding in the background--but in Blaise's powerful presence, she feels feminine and desired! It is a heady combination, but she knows she must resist. Especially when her playboy boss makes it plain that he longs to get to know his chaste secretary rather better...but that he will never offer her anything more than a temporary affair...."--p....
Topics: Industrial relations, Secretaries, Man-woman relationships
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by Hewitt, Kate; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Italians, Businessmen, Art therapists, Arranged marriage
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"Harlequin large print"--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Deception, Deception, Man-woman relationships
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette Desire, #1960"--Spine
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy, Marriage
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Count Francesco da Luca doesn't like being made a fool of. When his bride fled the marriage bed, he vowed she'd pay the debt she owed him, their wedding night! But Alicia Cross is no longer teh trembling, naive innocent he married, and she won't be pushed around by the masterful count. His runaway bride is proving to be more of a challenge than he anticipated, until he discovers she's still a virgin. The wedding night Francesco wanted is his for the taking!
Topics: Italians, Spouses, Virginity
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index
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Topics: Gould, Glenn, 1932-1982, Steinway piano
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by 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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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Billionaires, Princes, Waitresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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Topics: Italians, Single mothers, Inheritance and succession
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by 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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by 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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"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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by Maya Banks
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by Mayo, Margaret
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"Dione Keristari will do anything to help her sick father. But begging gorgeous Greek billionaire Theo Tsardikos for cash is more than she bargained for. Now he's demanding a marriage contract in return for the money! She has no choice but to agree. However, inexperienced Dione can't handle the attraction between them, and she vows not to share Theo's bed. But Theo's a master in the ways of loving, and soon he has his temporary bride at his bidding--and she's pregnant...."--p. [4] of...
Topics: Billionaires, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Billionaires, Revenge, Seduction, Marriage
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Topics: Millionaires, Women journalists, Pregnancy
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Greek hotel magnate Chrysander Anetakis's former mistress was pregnant? And had amnesia? That meant Marley Jameson didn't remember betraying him by selling company secrets. Or that he'd thrown her out of his life. So he told her a little white lie: they were engaged. Then he swept her away to his Greek island to await the birth of his baby and enjoy her sudden devotion before tossing her out. But he didn't count on Marley regaining her memory so soon
Topics: Impostors and imposture, Pregnant women, Mistresses, Brothers, Amnesia
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-232) and index
Topics: Narcissism, Self-acceptance, Mothers and daughters
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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"Previously published in the U.K. as The Vasquez mistress."
Topics: Mistresses, Pregnant women, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Brazilians, Billionaires, Pregnancy, Married people
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by Marlon James
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Topics: Slaves -- Fiction, Jamaica -- Fiction
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by Maxwell, Cathy
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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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Topics: Greeks, Mistresses, Single mothers, Inheritance and succession
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Topics: Spaniards, Mistresses, Pregnancy
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"Powerful Ryan Wolfe swept Penny off her feet and into his satin sheets. When she fell pregnant, Ryan decided they'd marry at once. But Penny was out of her depth in Ryan's ultraglamorous world. Knowing she'd never be good enough for him, she fled ... A year on, Ryan has finally tracked Penny down. He wants his child, and he wants Penny. Whatever it takes, he'll make her his willing wife!"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Rich people, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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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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"Harlequin presents--babies galore!"--Cover verso
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnant women, Marriage
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Topics: Billionaires, Mistresses, Pregnancy
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Topics: Orphans, Aunts, Italians, Billionaires
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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by Clair, Daphne
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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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Topic: Inheritance and succession
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"Mistaken for a mistress"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Islands, Young women, Mistaken identity, Virginity, Deception, Mistresses, Seduction
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Topic: Love stories
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Topics: Businessmen, Sportscasters, Mistresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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"Niccolo D'Alessandro has never seen eye to eye with spirited redhead Daniella Bell. So he's shocked to discover that the mystery woman he's just made love to after a Venetian-style masked party was Dani! Their night together was the most amazing of Dani's life, but with a failed marriage behind her she never wants to wed again. But Niccolo has other ideas.... When Dani announces she's pregnant with his baby, the uncompromising Italian has only one demand: she will become his...
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnancy, Man-woman relationships
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by Lennox, Marion
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Includes, special bonus feature, "About the author" and an excerpt to the next book in the Royal house of Karedes series: The Sheikh's forbidden virgin by Kate Hewitt
Topics: Kings and rulers, Scandals, Marriage
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Includes index
Topics: Kuklinski, Richard, Serial murderers, Serial murders
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by Ranney, Karen
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"When Douglas Eston arrives at the home of the Duke of Herridge, he expects to leave with an investment--not a wife! With his brilliant ideas attracting attention all over London, Douglas does not need to rely on the duke. But when he meets Lady Sarah Baines, the stubborn beauty whose virtue her father would willingly sell, Douglas finds himself utterly entranced and desperate to protect her. Lady Sarah Baines always knew her father was cruel. But this time he's gone too far. Demanding...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Arranged marriage
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Topics: Businessmen, Secretaries
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"Historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Missing persons, Abandoned children, Man-woman relationships
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by Craven, Sara
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The grandeur of Penvarnon House is where Rhianna Carlow spent her lonely childhood as the housekeeper's unwanted niece. Now she's not the only guest returning for a wedding --billionaire Diaz Penvarnon is back, seemingly as arrogant and ruthless as ever. Diaz has one duty, to keep common gold-digger Rhianna away from the house. So Diaz, descendant of a Spanish pirate, kidnaps her ... and Rhianna finds herself captive on his luxurious yacht, where her inexperience is no match for Diaz's...
Topics: Billionaires, Abduction, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Billionaires, Man-woman relationships
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by Ross, Kathryn
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"Businesswoman Katie Connor thinks herself immune to notorious womanizer Alexi Demetri.... So when she finds herself falling for him she decides to run. But unbeknownst to her she's pregnant--and will be tied to the ruthless Greek forever! Though Alexi has sworn never to wed again, marry he must to catch his runaway mistress! And with the threat of a custody battle, Katie has no choice but to become Alexi's convenient wife. Trouble is, Alexi won't be content until he possesses her...
Topics: Businesswomen, Custody of children, Man-woman relationships
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"Harlequin series spotlight - celebrating 60 years!"--Cover
Topics: Royal weddings, Man-woman relationships