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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 Davids, Patricia
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Thanksgiving Day, Man-woman relationships
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by Sue-Ellen Welfonder
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Topics: Fiction, Clans, History, Love stories
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by Balogh, Mary
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Originally published: New York : Signet, 1993
Topics: Prostitutes, Mistresses, Bachelors, Aristocracy (Social class), Manners and customs, Prostitution,...
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by 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 series spotlight"--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nieces
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by Crouch, Blake
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On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman, and child in a remote mining town will disappear, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins, and not a single bone will be found -- not even the gold that was rumored to have been the pride of this town. One hundred and thirteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a leading history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them into the abandoned mining town so they can learn what happened. This has been done once...
Topics: Ghost towns, Abandoned mines, Haunted places, Wilderness areas
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by Lawson, Anthea
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Far from home and her noble relatives, Miss Caroline Huntington has been injured in a fall from her horse. Called to her side, Alex Trentham knows he must assist her, though he has not practiced as a physician for a long while. Just to see so lovely a woman in a state of undress is a hard test of his self-control
Topics: Nobility, Physicians, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Nobility, Physicians
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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 Woods, Sherryl
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"First published by Kensington Publishing Corp. 1998"--t.p. verso
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Businesswomen, Families
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by Iris Johansen
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Topics: Women rock musicians -- Fiction, Islands -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- 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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Topics: Rugby football players, Fashion designers, Revenge, Billionaires
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by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988; Tuska, Jon
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"Big medicine," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrilling western" (1/48). "Trail to pie town," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "West" (2/48). "McQueen of the Tumbling K" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrillin western" (12/47). "Showdown on the Hogback" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Giant western" (8/50)
Topics: Ranchers, Revenge, Short stories, American, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life,...
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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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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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by Foster, Lori, 1958-; Foster, Lori, 1958- Outrageous; Foster, Lori, 1958- Riley
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Outrageous, copyright 1997 ; Riley, copyright 2003
Topics: Romance -- Contemporary, Undercover operations, Self-defense, Man-woman relationships
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by Harrison, Lisi
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"Poppy."
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Charity, Conduct of life, Middle schools, Schools
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Brain, Brain
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Topics: Orphans, Aunts, Italians, Billionaires
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by Sophie Kinsella
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Topics: Young women -- Fiction, Shopping -- Fiction, Debt -- Fiction, Bloomwood, Becky (Fictitious...
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by O'Brien, Anne, 1949-
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"Medieval"--Spine
Topics: Arranged marriage, Women, Knights and knighthood, Middle Ages, Arranged marriage, Knights and...
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by Schreiber, Ellen
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Includes a preview of the fifth book of the Vampire kisses series, The Coffin Club
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Science...
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by Spear, Terry
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Topic: Werewolves
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by Cast, P. C
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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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by Sonnenblick, Jordan
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Includes an interview with the author
Topics: Imaginary companions, Wishes, Jinn, Friendship, Families, Families, Friendship, Imaginary...
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by Shalvis, Jill
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Includes preview of Perfect game
Topics: Baseball players, Sports injuries, Man-woman relationships
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by Alpert, Mark, 1961-
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Includes an author's note about the writing of the novel, (p. [451]-454) and a preview of a forthcoming, untitled sequel (p. [14] p
Topics: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Physics teachers, Unified field theories
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by Rosenfelt, David
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No one can separate defense attorney Andy Carpenter from his golden retriever, Tara, and she returns his affection, standing loyally beside him through every investigation, no matter how dangerous or puzzling-and he is about to be confronted with one of his most difficult cases yet. When a cop's body is found burned and decapitated, the last thing Andy expects is for a stranger to waltz into his office and admit to the crime. For the wisecracking millionaire attorney suffering from...
Topics: Attorney and client, Trials (Murder), Police murders, Carpenter, Andy (Fictitious character)
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by Thayne, RaeAnne
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Includes an excerpt from: The chief ranger, by Rebecca Winters, p. [217]-219
Topics: Counselors, Private investigators, Family secrets
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by Thacker, Cathy Gillen
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It's no surprise to see a package on Thad Garner's porch. Women are always leaving tempting offerings for the sexy E.R. doctor--and his reputation with the ladies is what makes Michelle Anderson keep her distaance. But when Michelle hears a baby's cry, she realizes this is no ordinary delivery ..
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships
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by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-508)
Topics: Young men, Conduct of life, Man-woman relationships, Benefactors, Ex-convicts, Orphans, Revenge,...
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by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator
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Cat eats, sleeps, and spends his days alone. The other cats think he is a grumpy cat, but really he's just a lonely cat
Topics: Cats, Loneliness, Kittens, Friendship, Picture books for children, Cats, Friendship, Kittens,...
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"A Neal Porter book"--P. 4 cover
Topics: Cats, Birthdays, Cats, Birthdays, Humorous stories
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Topics: Twins, African American college students, Greek letter societies
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by Hansen, Valerie
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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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by 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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by Hunter, Faith
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"A Rogue Mage novel."
Topics: Wizards, Sisters, Disguise, Fantasy fiction, Disguise, Fantasy fiction, Sisters, Wizards
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Alex Richardson has the ultimate playboy lifestyle, flitting from one long-legged woman to the next. So why would he want short, curvaceous Bel? Alex needs a convenient wife and Bel is his first-choice bride! Shocked at his proposal, Bel has doubts about his crazy plan. Then Alex gives her a taste of just how hot they can be together, leaving Bel begging him to finish what he started, on their wedding night!
Topics: Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Julie Jenson, a single thirty-eight-year-old book publicist in New York, gets a hysterical phone call from her friend Georgia. Reeling from her husband's announcement that he is leaving her, Georgia convinces Julie to organize a fun girls' night out. But the night, which ends with a trip to the hospital, becomes a wake-up call for Julie. Fed up with the dysfunction and disappointments of being single, Julie quits her job and sets off to find out how women around the world are dealing with this...
Topics: Single women, Dating (Social customs), Self-actualization (Psychology), Dating (Social customs),...
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"An imperfect match. Brodick McJames is an earl in name only. To secure his clan's future he needs an English wife. Mary Stanford, daughter of the Earl of Warwickshire, will suit perfectly. He's never met her, but what matter? She'll grace his bed eventually, and once she bears his child he need see her no more. Anne Copper looks just like her noble half-sister, but she was born illegitimate, and can never forget it. The best she can hope for is to stay a serving girl in her own father's...
Topics: Deception, Illegitimate children, Inheritance and succession, Clans
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by Leclaire, Day
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Includes excerpt of The Bride's Secrets by Debra Webb, p. [181]-185
Topics: Billionaires, Man-woman relationships, Nannies
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Topics: Police -- Singapore -- Fiction, Singaporeans -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur -- Fiction, Murder --...
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by Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-, Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-, Medical students, Interns (Medicine), Residents...
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by Sheth, Kashmira
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Reprint with new Discussion guide. Previously published: New York : Hyperion, 2007
Topics: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi,...
Originally published in hardcover by Harmony Books, 2009
Topics: Cohen, Mickey, 1914-1976, Parker, William H. (William Henry), 1902-1966, Organized crime, Social...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina
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"Pocket Books romance."--Spine
Topics: Teachers, Young women, Young women, Teachers
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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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by Leigh, Lora
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When the assassin Orion targets Risa Clay, Elite Ops agent Micah Sloane, whose family was killed by Orion, asks Risa to pose as his lover so that he can lure the assassin into a trap, as they try to resist their mutual passion
Topics: Intelligence officers, Murder
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by Leto, Julie Elizabeth; Kelly, Leslie, 1965-
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Into the woods / Julie Leto -- Once upon a mattress / Leslie Kelly
Topics: Fairy godmothers, Werewolves, Princesses
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004
Topics: Sisters, Leukemia, Parent and child, Leukemia, Parent and child, Sisters
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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 Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Includes preview of A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn (p. [183]-186)
Topics: Ranchers, Rich people, Social workers, Ranchers, Rich people, Social workers
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by Rose, Karen, 1964-
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Originally published: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2008
Topics: Police, Murder, Serial murderers
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by Warren, Christine, 1951-
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Includes an excerpt of: Big Bad Wolf (p. [335]-344.)
Topics: Princesses, Werewolves, Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction, Princesses, Werewolves
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by 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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by Anne Stuart
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by 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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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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by 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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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-313) and index
Topics: Stepmothers, Parent and child
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Maya Banks
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Topic: African Americans
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by Amanda Quick
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by P. C. Cast
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by Marlon James
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Topics: Slaves -- Fiction, Jamaica -- Fiction
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by James, Sophia; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"First published in the U.K. under the title Knight of grace"--T.p. verso
Topics: Betrothal, Man-woman relationships
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by Galloway, Steven, 1975-
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Originally published: 2008
Topics: Cellists, Snipers, Cellists, Snipers
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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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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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 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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by Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...