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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 23, 2020 Stead, Rebecca
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As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1970s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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Mar 19, 2020 Josh Neufeld
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Topics: Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc, Hurricane...
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Mar 14, 2020 Graham, Lynne, 1956-
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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 14, 2020 Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)
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"A Signet Book."
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Topics: Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships, Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 7, 2020 Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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"Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That's the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she's shockingly adept in the sensual arts. She knows everything a young lady shouldn't and nothing she ought to know. She's a walking scandal, with no hope of a future-- unless someone can civilize her. Lucien de Grey, the Duke of Marchmont, is no knight in shining armor. He's cynical, easily bored, and dangerous to...
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Topics: Nobility, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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Mar 2, 2020 Geronimo Stilton
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Feb 2, 2020 Copeland, Stewart
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Includes discography (p. [323]-324) and filmography (p. 325-329)
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Topics: Copeland, Stewart, Police (Musical group), Rock musicians
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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 6, 2020 Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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At head of title: Eyewitness
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
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Topics: Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936, Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, Teachers of deafblind people
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Oct 2, 2019 Niffenegger, Audrey
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When Elspeth Noblin dies, she leaves everything to the 20-year-old American twin daughters of her own long-estranged twin, Edie. Valentina and Julia, as enmeshed as Elspeth and Edie once were, move into Elspeth's London flat and through a series of developing relationships a crisis develops that could pull the twins apart
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Topics: Sisters, Spiritual life
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Sep 24, 2019 Southwick, Teresa
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"Three nannies in one month was more than overwhelmed single father Jason Garrett could handle. But from the moment Maggie Shepherd picked up his infant son, Jason know he'd found what he was looking for. He needed a mother for Brady; the orphaned nanny needed a place to call home. And he had the perfect solution..."--p.[4] of cover
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nannies, Single fathers
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Jun 14, 2019 Kinsella, Sophie
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Topics: Young women, Ghost stories, Treasure troves
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Mar 23, 2019 Lauren Dane
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Feb 13, 2019 Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Fantasy, Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction
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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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Nov 10, 2018 Carriger, Gail
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Alex Award
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Topics: Tarabotti, Alexia (Fictitious character), Vampires, Werewolves, Etiquette
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Nov 5, 2018 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Oct 12, 2018 Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957-
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Includes bibliographic resources
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Topics: Trials (Murder), Women lawyers, Socialites
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Sep 22, 2018 Mary Monroe
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Topics: African American women executives -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, African American...
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"Live Through This"--as emotionally wrenching and ultimately redemptive as David Sheff 's "Beautiful Boy"--follows Gwartney's frantic effort to recover her beautiful, intelligent daughters from their lives on the street
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Topics: Runaway teenagers, Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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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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Jun 9, 2018 Patterson, James, 1947-
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Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered -- to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly follow. After one death comes terrifyingly close to home, Alex realizes he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. Digging deeper into the case, Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, uncover a shocking Washington, D.C., underworld: a gang of...
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, African American psychologists -- Fiction,...
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Jan 16, 2018 Stuart Neville
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Topics: Assassins -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction
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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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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
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Topics: Berrett Koehler, business, Organizational sociology, Organizational behavior, Leadership, Power...
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Mnemonics
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Oct 17, 2012 Robin Palmer
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Topics: Documentary films -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, High...
Originally published: 2008
Topics: Biographies & Memoirs, History -- Europe -- England, History -- World, Mystery & Thrillers...
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- Cain, Tom; Cain, Tom. Survivor
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Originally published as: The survivor / Tom Cain. London : Bantam Press, 2008
Topic: Nuclear terrorism
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-350) and index
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- Lee, Janice Y. K
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1952 Hong Kong, Claire Pendleton, newly married to a bland postwar British government official, lucks into a job as piano teacher to the untalented young daughter of the powerful and wealthy Victor and Melody Chen. It's not long before she enters into a passionate, albeit emotionally thwarted affair with the Chens' driver, Will Truesdale. Lee then takes her readers back to 1941 Hong Kong, where Will's fiery love affair with the mysterious, fearless, provocative Trudy Liang (her mother was...
Topics: Piano teachers, Married women, English, Nineteen fifties
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- by Daisy Meadows.
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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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The authors describe their investigation into the death of King Tut, recounting how they drew on forensic clues, historical information, and the writings of Howard Carter to conclude that Tut did not die of natural causes
Topics: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt, Tutankhamen, King of Egypt, Pharaohs
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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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- Gibson, William, 1948-
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007
Topic: Intelligence service
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- Shawn Levy
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Topics: Newman, Paul, -- 1925-2008, Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography
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- Jeffries, Sabrina
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"Pocket Books romance."--Spine
Topics: Teachers, Young women, Young women, Teachers
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- John Geiger
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- Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J., 1962-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Dune (Imaginary place)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-159)
Topics: Obama, Barack, Whites, Whites, Racism
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- Bram Stoker
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Topic: Vampires -- Fiction
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- Daisy Meadows
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Fairies, Rachel Walker (Fictitious character), Fiction
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- Eric Jerome Dickey
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Topics: African American men -- Fiction, Assassins -- Fiction, Miami (Fla.) -- Fiction, Buenos Aires...
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- Ellen Miles
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- Patterson, James
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- United States -- African American, Mystery &...
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Answers girls' letters about every aspect of divorce
Topics: Divorce, Children of divorced parents, Divorce, Children of divorced parents, Children of divorced...
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- Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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- James, Sophia; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Harlequin historical Victorian"--Spine
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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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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- Erica David
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [296]-299) and index
Topic: Postwar reconstruction
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Parker, Isaac Charles, 1838-1896, Judges, Outlaws, Frontier and pioneer life, Historical fiction,...
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- Jay Lake
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- Salvatore, R. A., 1959-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Authors, A-Z -- ( S ) -- Salvatore, R.A., Science Fiction &...
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- Wilson, Robert Charles, 1953-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Adult
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- De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-
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Once left to live the glamorous life in New York City, the Blue Bloods--an ancient group of vampires--now find themselves in an epic battle for survival following the stunning revelation of a young socialite's true identity and the growing threat of the sinister Silver Bloods
Topics: Vampires, Wealth
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Topic: Exercise for men
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- Niccolò Ammaniti
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- Sussman, Paul
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With the help of her sister's friend, Flin Brodie, Freya Hannen sets out in search of the legendary lost oasis of Zerzura in Egypt, which supposedly houses a mythic stone, and could help Freya find out the truth behind her sister Alex's mysterious death
Topics: Murder, Murder, Homicide
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- Hayder, Mo
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Originally published: London : Bantam Press, 2009
Topics: Caffery, Jack (Fictitious character), Detectives, Police, Police divers
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- Hawes, Elizabeth
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Topics: French Authors, Homes and haunts, Friends and associates, Algerian Authors, Family, Biography
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- Logan, Jake; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Twenty years ago, Slocum sent the outlaw Durango to prison. Released by a bought pardon, Durango goes back to his outlaw ways, terrorizing folks in the village of Antonio. With the help of Doña, a spunky border woman in need of an escort home, Slocum journeys into Mexico in search of the ruthless bandit. Now Slocum has to outwit Durango, before the outlaw from his past puts an end to his future..."--p. [4] of cover
Topic: Slocum (Fictitious character)
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- Vincent, Rachel; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Sometimes playing cat and mouse is no game... Play? Right. My Pride is under fire from all sides, my father's authority is in question and my lover is in exile. Which means I haven't laid eyes on Marc's gorgeous face in months. And with a new mother and an I-know-everything teenager under my protection, I don't exactly have time to fantasize about ever seeing him again. Then our long-awaited reunion is ruined by a vicious ambush by strays. Now our group is under attack, Marc is missing...
Topics: Paranormal fiction, Metamorphosis, Families, Man-woman relationships
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Jordan goes cruising to Norway, as the undercover bodyguard of Joanna Carter. When Jordan is charged with her client's murder, the supposedly leisurely cruise becomes a ship of danger
Topics: Lacey, Jordan (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Cruise ships, Murder, Detective...
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Topics: Police -- Singapore -- Fiction, Singaporeans -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur -- Fiction, Murder --...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-313) and index
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Helping behavior, Altruism, Cooperation
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- Kellerman, Faye
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"A Decker and Lazarus novel"--Dust jacket
Topics: Decker, Peter (Fictitious character), Lazarus, Rina (Fictitious character), Real estate developers,...
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- Alexander, Tasha, 1969-
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Honeymooning in Constantinople, newlyweds Emily and Colin Hargreaves find a young harem girl murdered and promise a heartbroken father they'll find his daughter's killer, a promise that soon leads Emily into the forbidden world of the Sultan's harem where she quickly discovers that its mysterious, sheltered walls offer no protection from a ruthless murderer
Topics: British, Murder
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- Harper, Fiona
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Includes preview of The chief ranger by Rebecca Winters (p. [183]-184)
Topics: Blind dates, Dating services, Online dating, Pregnancy, Man-woman relationships
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- Feehan, Christine
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Includes excerpt: Hidden currents (p. [447]-465)
Topics: Rich people, Nannies, Interpersonal attraction
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Indie culture, Arts and society, Arts
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index
Topics: Weight loss, Reducing diets, Diet, Diet, Reducing diets, Weight loss
Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-180) and index
Topics: Economic assistance, Poor, Wirtschaftsentwicklung, Entwicklungshilfe, Wirtschaftshilfe