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Seascape: Beyond the Misty Shore

By: Barrett, Victoria

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB285

ISBN: 0312957610

Condition: Used-Very Good

pp 342 Paperback; good condition; creased spine; clean pages; slight edge wear // THE MAGIC OF THEIR LOVE LIVES ON.....Cecilia and Colin Freeport once lived, loved and died in the rambling clifftop house they named Seascape. Sea Haven Village remembers Cecilia's healing work and how, at death, her soul was carried away in the arms of her husband's spirit. Now their portraits hang in Seascape Inn -- transformed into a bed-and-breakfast by Miss Hattie, the silver-haired innkeeper who knows the many miracles the house has seen. AND WHISPERS TO HEARTS TODAY....Last summer's guests are gone from Se... View more info

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Open House

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Random House Publishing Group: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB665

ISBN: 0345435168

Condition: Used - Acceptable

pp 272 Oprah's Book Club; paperback in acceptable condition; uncreased spine; edgewear; curling of some pages; front cover's outer edges are bent; name written on front cover // Samantha's husband has left her, and after a spree of overcharging at Tiffany's, she settles down to reconstruct a life for herself and her eleven-year-old son. Her eccentric mother tries to help by fixing her up with dates, but a more pressing problem is money. To meet her mortgage payments, Sam decides to take in boarders. The first is an older woman who offers sage advice and sorely needed comfort; the second, a mal... View more info

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A Treasure Worth Seeking

By: Brown, Sandra

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Warner Books: 1992

Edition: 16th

Seller ID: PGB315

ISBN: 0446360732

Condition: Used-Acceptable

pp 288 Mass Market paperback; good condition; creased spine; clean pages; edgewear // Erin had found her brother's San Francisco address and stood on the doorstep - not knowing she was about to walk into a heart-wrenching drama of shocking family ties and lies, and an intriguing, infuriating man whom she suddenly needed to love. View more info

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The Promise (Thunder Point)

By: Carr, Robyn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Mira: 2014

Seller ID: PGB329

ISBN: 0778316203

Condition: Used-Good

pp 363 mass market paperback; creased spine; edge wear especially on front cover - lower right corner is extremely worn and bent; sticker on front cover // Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small Oregon community of Thunder Point. The town and its people have embraced the widowed doctor and father of two, his children are thriving, and Scott knows it's time to move on from his loss. But as the town's only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until a stunning physician's assistant applies for a job at his clinic. Peyton Lacoumette considers herself entirely out of the da... View more info

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House of Sand and Fog

By: Dubus III, Andre

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Vintage: 2000

Edition: 9th

Seller ID: PGB348

ISBN: 0375727345

Condition: Used-Good

pp 365 paperback - Oprah's Book Club; good condition; uncreased spine; clean pages - but there is a name written inside front cover; edgewear and rubbing especially on spine; front cover's outer edges are tipped // In this riveting novel of almost unbearable suspense, three fragile yet determined people become dangerously entangled in a relentlessly escalating crisis. Colonel Behrani, once a wealthy man in Iran, is now a struggling immigrant willing to bet everything he has to resotre his family's dignity. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young woman whose house is all she has left, and who refuses ... View more info

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The Game of Kings

By: Dunnett, Dorothy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Vintage Books: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB544

ISBN: 0679777431

Condition: Used - Acceptable

pp 543 paperback in acceptable condition; uncreased spine; no bends; edgewear esp at corners; rubbing on spine; stain on bottom text block that includes pages in front and back // In this first book in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, Francis Crawford of Lymond, traitor, murderer, nobleman, returns to Scotland to redeem his reputation and save his home. It is 1547 and Scotland has been humiliated by an English invasion and is threatened by machinations elsewhere beyond its borders, but it is still free. Paradoxically, her freedom may depend on a man who stands accused of treason. He is Francis... View more info

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By: Garrett, Greg

Price: $5.00

Publisher: US, Kensington: 2003

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB767

ISBN: 0758205317

Condition: Used - Acceptable

pp 272 hardback with paper dust jacket both in acceptable condition; clean pages; DJ has edgwear & back cover has scratches; tan board with gold title on black spine // Brad Cannon is a wealthy, college-educated, 30-year-old Texan whose parents and younger brother were killed in a highway accident when he was still a teen. A few years later, his girlfriend was abducted and murdered. Despite the horror, Brad carries on-he goes to college and graduate school and even writes a successful book about the Civil War. His grandparents expect him to take over their foundation some day. But Brad has sli... View more info

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A Virtuous Woman

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB615

ISBN: 0375703063

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 165 paperback in very good condition; clean pages; light edgewear; no creases // When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life. She was newly widowed after a disastrous marriage to a brutal drifter. He had never asked a woman to do more than help him hitch a mule. They didn't fall in love so much as they simply found each other and held on for dear life. View more info

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The Rainmaker

By: Grisham, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: US, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB505

ISBN: 0385424736

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 448 hardback with paper dust jacket both in very good condition; blue stain on inside DJ-spine bottom; clean pages; maroon board with gold title on black spine-author's gold signature on front board // The story of a young man barely out of law school who finds himself taking on one of the most powerful, corrupt, and ruthless companies in America -- and exposing a complex, multibillion-dollar insurance scam. In hs final semester of law school Rudy Baylor is required to provide free legal advice to a group of senior citizens, and it is there that he meets his first "clients," Dot and... View more info

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Stones from the River

By: Hegi, Ursula

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: 7th

Seller ID: PGB258

ISBN: 068484477X

Condition: Used-Very Good

pp 525 Paperback; very good condition; once creased spine; clean pages // Trudi Montag is a Zwerg-a dwarf-short, undesirable, different, the voice of anyone who has ever tried to fit in. Eventually she learns that being different is a secret that all humans share-from her mother who flees into madness, to her friend Georg whose parents pretend he's a girl, to the Jews Trudi harbors in her cellar. View more info

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Acts of Nature

By: King, Jonathon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Dutton Adult: 2007

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB229

ISBN: 0525950087

Condition: Used-Good

hardback with paper/glassine dust jacket; Ex-Library; library sticker on back cover and on spine; pages are clean; torn a little on inside front cover; blue board with navy spine // Craving some quiet time together, Max Freeman and Detective Sherry Richards retreat to Max's shack deep in the Florida Everglades. No television. No cell phones. No neighbors. It seems like the perfect getaway until a violent hurricane rips through South Florida, obliterating everything in its path. And that is just the beginning of the nightmare. With Sherry severely injured and no way to call for help, the couple... View more info

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The Poisonwood Bible

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, HarperCollins Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: PGB635

ISBN: 0060930535

Condition: Used - Good

pp 546 Oprah's Book Club; thick paperback in good condition; clean pages; uncreased spine; edgewear especially at the top/bottom of spine // The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it-from garden seeds to Scripture-is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the ... View more info

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

By: Larsson, Stieg

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Knopf: 2010

Edition: 18th

Seller ID: PGB214

ISBN: 030726999X

Condition: Used-Very Good

Hardback with paper dust jacket both in very good condition; very slight edgewear; fore edge has been roughly trimmed; gray board with silver title on blue spine // The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larsson's internationally best-selling trilogy...Lisbeth Salander--the heart of Larsson's two previous novels--lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her fri... View more info

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Eva's Deadline

By: Lee, Linda Hope

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harlequin Enterprise:

Seller ID: PGB284

ISBN: 0373366744

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 378 Heartwarming #42 Mass Market paperback; good condition; creased spine; clean pages; slight edgewear // A one-year sentence…or life? Eva Sinclair finally had it all: the Seattle sea-view condo, the fancy blue car and the assistant editorship at the city's hottest magazine. Everything she'd fought for since the day she walked out on her father and the Willow Beach Herald, his beloved small-town newspaper…. With one call from Mark Townson, her father's protégé, it was all gone. Her father. Her career. Her independence. And, quite possibly, her mind. Because fulfilling her father's fi... View more info

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Fall On Your Knees

By: MacDonald, Ann-Marie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Touchstone: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB373

ISBN: 0743237188

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 512 Oprah's Book Club; paperback in very good condition; clean pages; gentle edgewear; small bit of sticker residue on the front cover; single creased spine // The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths. At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives -- even destroy them. Set on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of four unforgettable sisters. Theirs is a world filled with driving ambition, inescapable family bonds, and forbidden love. View more info

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Twenty Wishes

By: Macomber, Debbie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: US, MIRA Books: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB485

ISBN: 0778325504

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 368 hardback with paper dust jacket both in very good condition; clean pages; no creases; white board with silver title on spine // What do you want most in the world? What Anne Marie Roche wants is to find happiness again. At thirty-eight, she's childless, a recent widow, alone. She owns a successful bookstore on Seattle's Blossom Street, but despite her accomplishments, there's a feeling of emptiness. On Valentine's Day, Anne Marie and several other widows get together to celebrate...hope. They each begin a list of twenty wishes--things they always wanted to do but never did. Anne Marie's... View more info

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Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel

By: Maupin, Armistead

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Harper Perennial: 2011

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB213

ISBN: 0061470899

Condition: Used-Good

Paperback; good condition; spine is uncreased but has edge rubbing; clean pages; edgewear // A touching portrait of friendship, family, and fresh starts, as the City by the Bay welcomes back Mary Ann Singleton, the beloved Tales of the City heroine who started it all. A new chapter begins in the lives of both Mary Ann and Michael "Mouse" Tolliver when she returns to San Francisco to rejoin her oldest friend after years in New York City View more info

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The Group

By: McCarthy, Mary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Signet:

Edition: 21st

Seller ID: PGB365

Condition: Used - Good

pp 397 Signet Novel Y4641 Paperback in good condition; creased spine; front and back covers have slight creases; back cover has a small tear; pages are clean but aged // Follows the lives of eight Vassar graduates, known simply to their classmates as "the group". An eclectic mix of personalities and upbringings, they meet a week after graduation to watch Kay Strong get married. After the ceremony, the women begin their adult lives: Traveling to Europe, tackling the worlds of nursing and publishing, and finding love and heartbreak in the streets of New York City. Through the years, some... View more info

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SOS Marry Me!

By: McClone, Melissa

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Harlequin Romance: 2008

Seller ID: PGB763

ISBN: 0373175191

Condition: Used - Acceptable

pp 192 Mass Market Paperback in acceptable condition; June 4029; lots of edgewear; bend in front cover-staining inside front cover; back cover has small tear & sticker; clean pages // For wedding-dress designer Serena James, nothing less than perfect will do—and that applies to finding Mr. Right! Her pilot, Kane Wiley, doesn't meet any of the criteria…apart from being drop-dead gorgeous! Kane feels most at home in the skies. For this drifter, no commitment means freedom. But while flying Serena to a wedding convention, Kane is forced to perform a crash landing! They might be chalk and chee... View more info

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An Indecent Obsession

By: McCullough, Colleen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Avon: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB674

ISBN: 0380603764

Condition: Used - Acceptable

pp 336 mass market paperback in acceptable condition; clean pages; creased spine; edgewear; front and back covers have creases // To the battle-broken soldiers In her care, nurseHonour Langtry is a precious, adored reminder of theworld before war. Then Michael Wilson arrives under acloud of mystery and shame to change everything. Adamaged and decorated hero, a man of secrets andsilent pain, soon he alone possesses Honour's selflessheart - inciting tense and volatile passions that canonly lead to jealousy, violence, and death. View more info