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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Mar 21, 2019 Koontz, Dean
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Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx
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Topics: Novelists, Critics, Suspense fiction, Novelists, Critics, Novelists, Suspense fiction
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Mar 10, 2019 Hewitt, Kate; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Italians, Businessmen, Art therapists, Arranged marriage
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Jan 29, 2019 Craven, Sara, 1938-
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"Orphan Marisa was raised by the wealthy Santangeli family. Their only demand was that she marry their son.... Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees--how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home--you do not say no to a Santangeli! Once she's back she'll be his completely, and he is...
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Topics: Billionaires, Orphans, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Aug 24, 2018 Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Sep 22, 2017 Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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- Boyle, Elizabeth
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365 s. ; 22 cm
Topics: Impostors and imposture -- England -- Fiction, Love-letters -- England -- Fiction, Betrothal --...
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- Long, Julie-Anne
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English war hero Captain Chase Eversea reencounters Rosalind, the headstrong woman, now reformed, with whom he committed one of the biggest indiscretions of his past, when she enlists his aid in searching for her missing sister
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Heroes, Missing...
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Topics: Orphans, Aunts, Italians, Billionaires
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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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- Southwick, Teresa
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Topics: Uncles, Nannies
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- Balogh, Mary. Handful of gold; Cornick, Nicola. Season for suitors; Courtney, Milan. This wicked gift
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A handful of gold: Not only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart--the most precious gift of all
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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- 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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- Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955-
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Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery --...
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Topics: Millionaires, Mistresses, Family-owned business enterprises
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- Ying Chang Compestine
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Topics: Ghosts -- Fiction, Cookery, Chinese -- Fiction, Family life -- China -- Fiction, Short stories,...
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Video games, Video game characters, Video game tie-ins, Military science fiction, Space, Halo...
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"It's been ten years since Tiarna Quinn humiliating rejected Kate, and she's still smarting. As a famous model she can have any man she wants. But there is something about the coldhearted millionaire that makes her go weak at the knees."--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Models (Persons), Mistresses, Millionaires
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- Wolff, Tracy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Twin boys, a baby girl and Sarah, their gorgeous mother. It's a dream family. Too bad it doesn't belong to Reece Sandler. Correction. Part of it does belong to him. But he's not ready to be a single father and he needs Sarah Martin more than ever. Funny thing, when he and his late wife asked Sarah to be their surrogate, he never imagined he'd raise that child with her. And the situation is complicated by his growing attraction to her. She's vivacious, captivating and the kind of parent he...
Topics: Surrogate mothers, Widowers, Single parents, 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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- Denine, Teri
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1 online resource (276 pages)
Topics: Women singers -- Fiction, FICTION -- Romance -- Contemporary, Women singers
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission
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- Daniels, B. J
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Topic: Romantic suspense fiction
x, 336 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Yun, Brother, 1958-, Christian biography -- China, Persecution -- China, Christianity -- China,...
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- Fungo, Gianluigi; Babboni, Mirko
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Translation by Nanette McGuinness
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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- King, Stephen, 1947-
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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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"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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Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness
Topics: Vietnam War, 1961-1975, War stories, American
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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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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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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topic: Child development
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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 excerpt (p. [180]-185) from A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Billionaires, Infants
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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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"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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- 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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- Van Meter, Kimberly
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Includes an excerpt from One cowboy, one Christmas, by Kathleen Eagle (p. [245]-247)
Topics: Nannies, Widowers, Single fathers, Infants, Grief
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- King, Sorrel
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Medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States, but the subject has long been taboo. All that changed with Josie. Sorrel King's 18-month-old daughter was badly burned, but in the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, she made a remarkable recovery. Then, as she was preparing to leave, Josie was given a fatal shot of methadone, sending her into cardiac arrest. Within 48 hours, the King family went from planning a homecoming to planning a funeral. Dizzy with grief, Sorrel...
Topics: King, Sorrel, Medical errors, Patients, Hospitals, Hospitals, Medical Errors, Safety Management
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Originally published: 2008
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery, Darcy, Fitzwilliam (Fictitious...
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"English translation... by Atlantyca S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Mice, Missing persons, Journalists, Schools, Teachers, Mystery and detective stories
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- St. John, Cheryl
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Includes questions for discussion
Topics: Clergy, Widows, Widowers, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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- Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Billionaires, Princes, Waitresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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- Langan, Paul, 1972-
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There's no backing down for Lionel Shepard. With a dream of joining the NBA, all he wants to do at Bluford High is play Basketball. But everyone's trying to stop him. Bad grades, bad advice from family members and friends. Will he pursue his dream or get caught in a nightmare?
Topics: High school students, Basketball stories, Young adult fiction
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- Kahne, Joseph; Middaugh, Ellen; Evans, Chris (M. Christina)
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According to a 2006 survey, 58 percent of young people aged 15 to 25 were civically %22disengaged,%22 meaning that they participated in fewer than two types of either electoral activities or civic activities. The authors are interested in what role video games may or may not play in this disengagement.
Topics: technology, children, Video games, Video games and teenagers, Youth
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- Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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Includes Reader's group guide
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Nefertari, Queen, consort of Ramses II,...
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Topics: Princes, Billionaires, Pregnancy, Twins, Marriage
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- Eason, Lynette
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"A devastating lie. She'd been told her fiancé died in a military training accident, but Gina Santino's gut told her otherwise. Still, she never imagined his killers would come after her. Now she is dodging bullets and running for her own life, not sure who to trust. Her fiancé had left specific instructions for her to contact fellow U.S. Army Ranger Ian Masterson should anything happen to him. But how could she trust a man who abandoned his team years ago? With no other choice, Gina...
Topics: United States. Army, Widows, Murder, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman...
Includes index
Topics: Scientists, Physical scientists, Biologists, Medical scientists, Engineers, Mathematicians,...
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Includes access code to Infotrac college edition, the online library
Topics: Political science, Science politique
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- 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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- Adrian, Lara; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Dell paranormal romance"--spine
Topics: Vampires, Psychics, Man-woman relationships
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- Sue-Ellen Welfonder
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Topics: Fiction, Clans, History, Love stories
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- Buckell, Tobias S
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358 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: Life on other planets -- Fiction, Human-alien encounters -- Fiction, Space warfare -- Fiction, Halo...
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- Green, Tim, 1963-
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Atlanta Falcons (Football team), Atlanta Falcons (Football team), Football, Reporters and...
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"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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- Brady, Mary, romance novelist
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Topics: Women physicians, Physicians (General practice), Emergency physicians
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- Waters, Sarah, 1966-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topic: Ghost stories
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- Spear, Jeryl; Milady Publishing Company
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Topics: Beauty culture, Skin, Cosmetics, Beauty culture, Cosmetics, Skin
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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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"Prince Rafiq de Couteveille believes Alexa Considine to be a money-hungry mistress, and using her to avenge his sister's death will be sheer pleasure.... Lexie can't understand why she's attracted the attention of the Crown Prince of Moraze--she just wants a quiet holiday. But Rafiq is hard to resist, and soon Lexie finds herself bedded by royalty. But to Rafiq's horror and shame Lexie is innocent! Out of duty and honor, he must propose!"--p. [4] of cover
Topics: Princes, Man-woman relationships
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Determined to secure another London season without assistance from her new brother-in-law, Mary Alsworthy accepts a secret assignment from Lord Vaughn on behalf of the Pink Carnation: to infiltrate the ranks of the dreaded French spy, the Black Tulip, before he and his master can stage their planned invasion of England. Every spy has a weakness, and for the Black Tulip that weakness is black-haired women--his "petals" of the Tulip. A natural at the art of seduction, Mary easily...
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- King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2008
Topic: Horror fiction
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- Child, Lee. Nothing to lose; Kinsella, Sophie. Remember me?; Rosenfelt, David. Don't tell a soul; Crocker, Gareth. Leaving Jack; Reader's Digest Association
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Four abridged novels
Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Conspiricies, Accident victims, Amnesia, Young women, Wives,...
vi, 215 p. : 29 cm
Topics: Stocks -- Prices -- United States, Bonds -- Prices -- United States, Stock price forecasting --...
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- Feehan, Christine
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When Elle Drake, the telepathic youngest of seven sisters, fails to arrive in the coastal town of Sea Haven, Sheriff Jackson Deveau, who has loved Elle for years, must race against time to discover what has happened to her
Topics: Women singers, Sisters, Women, Telepathy
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- Besterfield, Dale H
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-525) and index
Topic: Quality control
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Topic: Inheritance and succession
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- Walker, Kate, 1950 May 7-
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"Forced to bed-- then to wed?"
Topic: Forced marriage
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Topics: Demoniac possession -- Fiction, Haunted houses -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction,...