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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-206) and index
Topics: Money laundering, Terrorism
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by Russell, Rachel Renée
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Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school, then of finding her place after she gives up on being part of the elite group
Topics: Popularity, Friendship, Artists, Schools, Diaries, Jugendbuch, Tagebuchroman, Freundschaft,...
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by Victoria Dahl
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by Sands, Lynsay
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"The Argeneau series"--Cover
Topics: Argeneau family (Fictitious characters), Vampires
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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 Juels, Ari
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Topics: Computer security, Computer hackers
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by Sands, Charlene
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Topics: Divorce, Millionaires
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by Armstrong, Kelley
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Fifteen-year-old necromancer Chloe, having escaped from Lyle House with Derek, Simon, and Rae, finds herself imprisoned in a laboratory run by a sinister organization determined to control her and her supernatural friends
Topics: Supernatural, Magic, Ghosts, Supernatural, Magic, Ghost stories
vii, 257 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: Ten-minute plays, Drama -- Collections, American drama -- 21st century
vii, 248 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: Ten-minute plays, One-act plays, Drama -- Collections
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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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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Billionaires, Revenge, Seduction, Marriage
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xxxiv, 607 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Photography -- Processing, Photography -- Printing processes, Photography, Handworked
279, [9] p. : 26 cm
Topic: Ciphers
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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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"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 Philip Carlo
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Topics: Pitera, Tommy, -- 1954-, Mafia -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Murderers -- New York...
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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 Vargas, Fred; Reynolds, Sian
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"Penguin mystery."
Topics: Adamsberg, Jean-Baptiste (Fictitious character), Police chiefs, Murder
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by Winters, Rebecca
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Lucas, Jennie
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"It's Christmastime in London, and unwittingly Grace is swirled into the sumptuous and scandalous world of Prince Maksim Rostov. When the unworldly secretary learns he took her innocence in exchange for a business deal, she flees broken-hearted. But when Maksin discovers Grace's pregnancy secret, the ruthless Russian drags her to his guarded mansion in snowy Moscow. There he'll keep her as his captive bride and unwilling princess...."--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Princes, Man-woman relationships
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by 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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by Lee, Jade; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Chen Ji Yue is on her way to empress superstardom in nineteenth-century China. She only has to vanquish 300 rivals to bring her family great honor. Oh, and she may not find the deliciously sexy Sun Bo Tao--the emperor's best friend--at all delicious. Or sexy"--Cover verso
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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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by McCoy, Shirlee
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Danger has followed police officer Jude Sinclair from New York City to Virginia, where he is impatiently recuperating, and it threatens everyone around him, including sweet, optimistic health aide Lacey Carmichael. Includes discussion questions
Topics: Police, Allied health personnel
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by Rick Riordan
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Topics: Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Animals, Mythical -- Fiction, Camps -- Fiction
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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 Buffett, Warren; Cunningham, Lawrence A., 1962-
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Includes index
Topics: Corporations, Corporate governance, Investments, Consolidation and merger of corporations
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by Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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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
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Topics: Businessmen, Sportscasters, Mistresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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by Reid, Michelle
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Topics: Greeks, Billionaires, Mistresses, Extortion, Virginity, Marriage
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Topic: Love stories
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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
x, 336 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Yun, Brother, 1958-, Christian biography -- China, Persecution -- China, Christianity -- China,...
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by Stockett, Kathryn
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In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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Includes index
Topics: Kuklinski, Richard, Serial murderers, Serial murders
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Includes excerpt from Kate Hewitt's "The Sheikh's forbidden virgin"
Topics: Young women, Virginity, Seduction, Businessmen, Pregnancy
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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
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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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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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by Clements, Andrew, 1949-; Henderson, McDavid
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 2 of cover
Topics: Race relations, Prejudices, Schools, Race relations, Prejudices, Schools, Prejudices, Race...
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by Connolly, John, 1968-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 387)
Topics: Parker, Charlie "Bird" (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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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 Monroe, Lucy, 1967-; Morey, Trish. Back in the Spaniards' bed
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"2 stories in 1"-Cover
Topic: Man-woman relationships
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-284) and index
Topics: Information technology, Technological innovations
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by Waters, Sarah, 1966-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topic: Ghost stories
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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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Topics: Separated people, Divorce, Revenge, Parental grief
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Topics: Millionaires, Birthfathers, Aunts
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by Tanigawa, Nagaru; Ito, Noizi, ill
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Ages 15 & up
Topics: Supernatural, Clubs, High schools, Schools
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by Smith, Charles R., Jr., 1969-; Russell, P. Craig. ill
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Originally published: 2008
Topics: Gods, Greek, Goddesses, Greek, Mythology, Greek, Gods, Greek, Goddesses, Greek, Mythology, Greek,...
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"When Melody takes a much-needed break, the last thing she expects is to have a passionate vacation affair. Shy and modest, she isn't used to devastatingly handsome millionaires like Adam Carlisle--a man clearly accustomed to getting exactly [what] he wants! However hard Mel tries to resist, Adam tries twice as hard to seduce the innocent beauty. Before long, Adam decides he must take Mel as his bride, if only to ensure she stays right where he wants her ... firmly by his side!"--P....
Topics: Millionaires, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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by Garbera, Katherine
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Includes an excerpt from: The heiress's 2-week affair, by Marie Ferrarella (p. [177]-184)
Topics: Millionaires, Man-woman relationships
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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-218) and index
Topics: Conflict management, Interpersonal relations, Interpersonal conflict
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by Hare, David
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Topic: Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 -- Drama
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by St. John, Cheryl
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Includes questions for discussion
Topics: Clergy, Widows, Widowers, Marriage, 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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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Billionaires, Princes, Waitresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
xxi, 794 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Printing -- Influence, Reformation, Renaissance, Technology and civilization
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by Joyce, Brenda
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Virginia Hughes is determined to rebuild her homeplace. She sails to England alone, hoping to convince her uncle to lend her the funds. Instead she finds herself kidnapped by the notorious Devlin O'Neill
Topic: Pirates
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by McDermott, Andy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A lost king's past holds a deadly secret"--cover
Topics: Wilde, Nina (Fictitious character), Women archaeologists, Great Sphinx (Egypt), Excavations...
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by McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-
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America is a barren landscape of smoldering ashes, devoid of life except for those people still struggling to scratch out some type of existence. Amidst the destruction, a father and his young son walk, always toward the coast, but with no real understanding that circumstances will improve once they arrive. Still they persevere, and their relationship comes to represent goodness in a world that is utterly devastated
Topics: Fathers and sons, Voyages and travels, Regression (Civilization), Survival, Fathers and sons,...
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by Jessica Matthews
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"Harlequin series spotlight - celebrating 60 years!"--Cover
Topics: Royal weddings, Man-woman relationships
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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 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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by Franklin, Ariana, author
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Adelia Aguilar, mistress of the art of death, is summoned, along with Rowley Picot, the Bishop of Saint Albans, by King Henry II to investigate the murder of his mistress, Rosamund Clifford, and to find evidence against the king's estranged queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine
Topics: Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189, Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189, Women forensic...