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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 Leigh, Lora
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Trilogy of three novels in one volume
Topics: Erotic stories, American, Man-woman relationships
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"As a teenager, Natalie was utterly humiliated when rich, debonair Christo Savas rejected her clumsy advances ... Now, suddenly, she finds herself at the brilliant businessman's beck and call! And she's sure he sees through her aloof manner to her frantically beating heart ... So the little firecracker has grown up! Christo will take what she offered all those years ago--one night to satisfy his desire ... But one night is never enough!"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Businessmen, Man-woman relationships
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"Rafiq Al Kamil, heir to the desert kingdom of Zatara, thinks innocent Gabby will be the perfect convenient wife for his brother. But Gabby isn't as biddable as she first seems ... Now Rafiq will have to persuade her! Except the more time Rafiq spends with Gabby the more he wants her--in his own bed. But when he discovers she's a virgin, the earth collapses under his feet. Suddenly, having her as his mistress is not enough--Rafiq demands she become his bride!"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Heirs, Princes, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Separated people, Divorce, Revenge, Parental grief
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Topics: Millionaires, Mistresses, Family-owned business enterprises
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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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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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by Waters, Sarah, 1966-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topic: Ghost stories
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"Billionaire polo player Diego Ortega has seen the world and sampled many of its women. Sweet beauty Rachel Summers has sated his appetite--so why does he find his body yearning for more? Rachel knows she is not Diego's type--less glamorous supermodel, more wholesome country girl. But that doesn't mean she has to wear her heart on her sleeve. She kept her virginity a secret before he bedded her.... But now she has to tell Diego she's carrying his baby!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnancy, Man-woman relationships
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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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Topics: Businesspeople, Spaniards, Revenge
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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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Includes reading group guide (p. [219]-220) and excerpts from Dutch II: Angel's Revenge by Teri Woods (p. [221]-230) and Alibi by Teri Woods (p. [231]-242)
Topics: Urban fiction, African Americans, Thieves, Drug dealers, Mafia
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by Martin, Kat
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"After years abroad, Royal has returned to Bransford Castle to find his father dying and the family treasury nearly empty. Then the old duke wrests a final promise from his guilt-ridden son: that Royal will marry heiress Jocelyn Caulfield and restore the estate to its former glory. However, it is not his fiancée who quickens Royal's pulse, but rather her beautiful cousin Lily Moran. Penniless Lily knows that nothing can come of their undeniable attraction--but there is a way she can help...
Topics: Arranged marriage, Man-woman relationships, Arranged marriage, Man-woman relationships, Manners and...
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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 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 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 Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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by Stephens, Susan, 1949-
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First North American publication
Topic: Deserts
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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 Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Topics: Political candidates, African Americans
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by Sands, Lynsay
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Cullen, Laird of Donnachaidh, cares only for the future of his clan. He must find a wife, a woman to bear him sons and heed his commands. He has no need for beauty or grace yet Evelinde has just agreed to wed him
Topic: Clans
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"First North American publication 2009"--T.p. verso
Topics: Millionaires, Yachting, Man-woman relationships
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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"Kimani Romance"
Topic: African Americans
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by Celmer, Michelle
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"Texas Cattleman's Club member Wyatt Brody has to marry. The only hitch? His bride-to-be despises him! He'd seduced Alexis Cavanaugh once ... on his brother's behalf. So when the powerful Texan's sibling shockingly married someone else, it was up to Wyatt to wed the jilted heiress. After all, he and Alexis had shared a very real night of passion. But Alexis was done being manipulated. She would have a marriage on her terms, or not at all. Except staying away from Wyatt was not an option....
Topics: Billionaires, Seduction, Man-woman relationships
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by Wahida Clark
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Topic: African American criminals -- Fiction
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by Moran, Michelle
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"Target book club pick."
Topics: Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, active 14th century B.C, Akhenaton, King of Egypt, Queens, Kings and...
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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 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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Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2008
Topics: Women, Women, Kings and rulers, Social conditions, Women
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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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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 Moning, Karen Marie
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Reprint of original ed. with preview of author's next work in the Fever series: Faefever
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical
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by Cutbill, Andy; Ayto, Russell. ill
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"-- P. 4 of cover
Topics: Cows, Eggs, Cows, Eggs
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Brain, Brain
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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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by Cornick, Nicola. Unmasking of Lady Loveless; George, Catherine. Christmas reunion; Allen, Louise, 1949- Mistletoe masquerade
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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 Harrison, Lisi
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"Poppy."
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Charity, Conduct of life, Middle schools, Schools
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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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Dskapak eserad :Turks-Nederlands modern Woordenboek;"Düzensiz fiiller listesi";"Fono Modern Sözlük"
Topics: Hollanda dili, Dutch language, Türk dili, Turkish language
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by Pade, Victoria
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Includes an excerpt from Rebecca Winters' The Chief Ranger on p. [215]-217
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnant women
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by Winters, Rebecca
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Besterfield, Dale H
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-525) and index
Topic: Quality control
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by Fielding, Liz
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"Larger print"--Cover
Topics: Princes, Lookalikes
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by O'Brien, Kathleen
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"Larger print"--Cover
Topics: Arranged marriage, Ranches
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by Roberts, Nora
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When antiques dealer Dora Conroy becomes the target of a ruthless smuggler after she purchases a few curiosities at an auction, she turns to her new neighbor, ex-cop Jed Skimmerhorn, for help
Topics: Antique dealers, Antique dealers, Antiques
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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 Andy McDermott
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, Atlantis (Legendary place) -- Fiction, Geographical myths --...
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by Kurland, Lynn
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"Jove Paranormal Romance"--Spine
Topic: Love stories
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by Roberts, Nora; Roberts, Nora. Lawless; Roberts, Nora. Law is a lady
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Lawless: "Half Apache and all man, Jake Redman was more than a match for the wild Arizona Territory. Sarah Conway, on the other hand, was an Eastern lady who belonged anywhere else but on the rugged land Jake loved. But beneath Sarah's ladylike demeanor beat the heart of a true pioneer, a woman he yearned to make his own."--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life, Apache Indians, Motion picture producers and directors, Policewomen,...
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by Lewis, Jennifer
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Includes an excerpt from: The heiress's 2-week affair, by Marie Ferrarella (p. [181]-185)
Topics: Vintners, Wine and wine making
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by Leclaire, Day
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Includes an excerpt from: A long hard ride, by Alison Kent (p. [181]-184)
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Businesswomen
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by Showalter, Gena
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Includes excerpt from: The darkest whisper (p. [403]-407)
Topics: Vampires, Atlantis (Legendary place)
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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 Howell, Hannah
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Originally published: 2001
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Brothers and sisters
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Bill Wile is an easygoing, hardworking guy who leads a quiet, ordinary life. One evening, after his usual eight-hour bartending shift, he finds a typewritten note under the windshield wiper of his car. If you don't take this note to the police and get them involved, I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. If you do take this note to the police, I will instead kill an elderly woman active in charity work. You have four hours to decide. The choice is yours. It seems like a sick joke, and Bill's...
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Authors, A-Z -- ( K ) -- Koontz, Dean, Mystery...
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette desire."
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Food habits, Food preferences, Agriculture, Food, Food
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by Fombelle, Timothée de, 1973-; Ardizzone, Sarah, 1970-; Place, François
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Toby Lolness may be just one and a half millimeters tall, but he's the most wanted person in his world, the world of the great oak Tree. Toby's father has made a groundbreaking discovery: the Tree itself is alive, lowing with vital energy, and there may even be a world beyond it. Greedy developers itch to exploit this forbidden knowledge, risking permanent damage to their natural world. But Toby's father has refused to reveal his findings, causing the family to be exiled to the lower branches....
Topics: Trees, Father and child, Fantasy, Trees -- Juvenile fiction, Trees -- Fiction, Father and child --...
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by Donaldson, Julia; Scheffler, Axel, ill
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Stick Man ends up far away from his family tree when he is fetched by a dog, thrown by a child, used as a snowman's arm, and even put on a fire, but finally Santa Claus steps in to make sure that Stick Man and his family have a joyous Christmas
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Twigs, Santa Claus, Christmas
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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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"Ever the bold adventuress, Lucy Waltham has decided to go hunting for a husband. But first she needs some target practice. So she turns to her brother's best friend, Jeremy Trescott, the Earl of Kendall, to hone her seductive wiles on him before setting her sights on another man. But her practice kisses spark a smoldering passion--one that could send all her plans up in smoke. Jeremy has an influential title, a vast fortune, and a painful past full of long-buried secrets. He keeps a safe...
Topics: Seduction, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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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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by Taylor, Jennifer, 1949-
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Topics: Nurses, Physicians (General practice), Weddings
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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 Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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After Natalie Ford agrees to help her ailing aunt in her housekeeping business, she finds herself trying to deflect the advances of Donovan Steele, who is determined to make her his latest conquest
Topics: Housekeepers, Science teachers, Women college teachers, Housekeepers, Science teachers, Women...
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by Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004; Keeland, Reg, 1943-
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When news broke of three-year-old Caylee Anthony's disappearance from her home in Florida in July 2008, there was a huge outpouring of sympathy across the nation. The search for Caylee made front-page headlines. But there was one huge question mark hanging over the case: the girl's mother. As the investigation continued and suspicions mounted, Casey became the prime suspect. In October, based on new evidence against Casey -- her erratic behavior and lies, her car that showed signs of human...
Topics: Anthony, Casey, Anthony, Caylee, Murder
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940- author
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FBI Special Agent Mark Andrews races to stop a conspiracy that extends to the highest reaches of power
Topics: Women presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Women presidents, Women...
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by Carrington, Tori
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Brady, Mary, romance novelist
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Topics: Women physicians, Physicians (General practice), Emergency physicians