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Daughters of the House

By: Aikath-Gyaltsen, Indrani

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Ballantine Books: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB257

ISBN: 0345386558

Condition: Used-Very Good


pp 208 Paperback; excellent condition; uncreased spine; clean pages // It should have been a day for celebrating: Eighteen-year-old Chchanda, her younger sister Mala, and their old servant Parvati receive news that their beloved aunt is returning from nearby Ranchi with a husband. Their meager ways of eking out a living will come to an end. There will be a man in the house and, as a lawyer, he is rich. But instead of rejoicing, the daughters of the house are threatened. Set in rural India, this quietly moving tale of doomed passion, scandal and betrayal sensitively probes one family's problem... View more info

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Always in My Heart

By: Anderson, Catherine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Signet: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB177

ISBN: 0451206665

Condition: Used-Good


Mass Market Paperback; Good condition; creased spine; slight edge wear; clean pages // Two years ago, Ellie Grant would have fallen apart at any reminder of her ex-husband, Tucker. But now she doesn't bat an eye when "their song" comes on the radio. She's unfazed by the thought of Tucker's perky new girlfriend. Ellie Grant is over him. And things are better for Tucker as well. The single life agrees with him. And certainly they've both done a good job of being civil to each other, for their sons' sake. But the kids aren't buying it. Zach and Kody are convinced that, deep down, their p... View more info

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Vinegar Hill

By: Ansay, A. Manette

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, HarperCollins Publishers: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB654

ISBN: 0380730138

Condition: Used - Good


pp 272 Oprah's Book Club; paperback in good condition; clean pages; uncreased spine; no bends; some edgewear // It is 1972 and Ellen Grier finds herself back in the Midwestern hometown she thought she had escaped for good. Worse yet, she and her family have had to move in with her in-laws: narrow-minded, eccentric people who are as tough as the farm lives they have endured. Devout Catholics, they inhabit a world "as rigid, as precise as a church," and Ellen struggles to live by their motto: "A place for everything; everything in its place." But there is no place for Ellen -- fr... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance - Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Quirk Books: 2009

Edition: 15th

Seller ID: PGB461

ISBN: 1594743347

Condition: Used - Good


pp 320 paperback in good condition; single creased spine; light edgewear; clean pages but small amount of staining on the text block // Complete with romance, heartbreak, swordfights, cannibalism, and thousands of rotting corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is an audacious retelling of English literature's most enduring novel. This expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem begins when a mysterious plague falls upon the quiet English village of Meryton--and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is de... View more info

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The Teahouse Fire

By: Avery, Ellis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: US, Penguin Publishing Group: 2007

Seller ID: PGB614

ISBN: 159448273X

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 480 paperback in very good condition; clean pages; uncreased spine that has some rubbing along the edge; light edgewear // The story of two women whose lives intersect in late-nineteenth-century Japan, The Teahouse Fire is also a portrait of one of the most fascinating places and times in all of history-Japan as it opens its doors to the West. It was a period when wearing a different color kimono could make a political statement, when women stopped blackening their teeth to profess an allegiance to Western ideas, and when Japan's most mysterious rite-the tea ceremony-became not just a sacra... View more info

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Calculated Vendetta

By: Bailey, Jodie

Price: $3.50

Publisher: US, Love Inspired Suspense: 2017

Seller ID: PGB353

ISBN: 0373457065

Condition: Used-Good


pp 224 Mass Market paperback in good condition; clean pages; single creased spine; front cover has a crease; edgewear // When army journalist Casey Jordan's attacked, she's convinced it's a random mugging-until a killer comes after the military team she's interviewing. But who's the real target: Casey or her ex-staff sergeant Travis Heath? Despite an attraction that still lingers, Travis pushed Casey away months ago, convinced military life leaves no room for attachments. But when the attacks grow increasingly personal, Travis begins to question his chosen path. As the targets of a killer's ve... View more info

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Peacock Feathers

By: Bailey, Temple

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB486

ISBN: 2418768

Condition: Used - Acceptable


pp 340 Hardback with no dust jacket; edge rubbing; spine ends torn; clean aged pages; title page has a rip in left corner; binding is mostly tight; The Penn Publishing Co; full color frontispiece by Coles Phillips; A801279; original blue cloth with navy titles // Romance novel about a poor man in love with a rich society girl. Basis for the 1925 black and white film starring Jacqueline Logan and Cullen Landis. The Penn Publishing Co 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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The Lilac Bus

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Dell: 1992

Seller ID: PGB86

ISBN: 0440213029

Condition: Used-Good


Mass Market paperback; good condition; front cover has a slight bend; creased spine; printing company cut the book incorrectly- front & back covers are offset // The Journey... Every Friday night a lilac-colored minibus leaves Dublin for the Irish country town of Rathdoon with seven weekend commuters on board. All of them, from the joking bank porter to the rich doctor's daughter, have their reasons for making the journey. The Destination...Rathdoon is the kind of Irish village where family histories are shared and scandals don't stay secret for long. And this weekend, when the bus pulls in, t... View more info

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The Glass Lake

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Dell: 1996

Seller ID: PGB94

ISBN: 0440221595

Condition: Used-Good


Mass market paperback; good condition; edge wear; creased spine // Night after night the beautiful woman walked beside the serene waters of Lough Glass. Until the day she disappeared, leaving only a boat drifting upside down on the unfathomable lake that gave the town its name. Ravishing Helen McMahon, the Dubliner with film-star looks and unfulfilled dreams, never belonged in Lough Glass, not the way her genial pharmacist-husband Martin belonged, or their spirited daughter Kit. Suddenly, she is gone and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, seen through a window, alone at the kitchen ta... View more info

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London Transports

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Dell: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB261

ISBN: 0440212359

Condition: Used-Good


pp 384 Mass Market paperback; good condition; creased spine; edgewear; clean pages // Whether it's the sudden snapping of bonds between lovers or shopping on Oxford Street, Maeve Binchy finds the unexpected truth in experiences so real that every woman will recognize them. Filled with her delicious humor and warmth, the twenty-two stories in London Transports will delight and captivate as they take us to a place that is far away-and yet so familiar...Where having an affair with a married man brings one woman to a turning point...Where another finds that looking for an apartment to share can b... View more info

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Scarlet Feather

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Dutton Adult: 2001

Seller ID: PGB64

ISBN: 0525945938

Condition: Used-Very Good


Hardback with paper cover, both in excellent condition; red board with gilt title to black spine; gilt author's reproduced signature on front cover // Fresh from cooking school, Tom Feather and Cathy Scarlet are hot new additions to the Dublin scene with their new catering company, but some people in the city, including their families, are not so keen on the idea of their success. 500,000 first printing. "Whatever made us think that a catering business had anything to do with producing food?" asks the exasperated heroine of Maeve Binchy's Scarlet Feather. Cathy Scarlet and her partner... View more info

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Tara Road: Oprah Selection #26

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Delacorte Press: 1999

Seller ID: PGB67

ISBN: 0385335121

Condition: Used-Very Good


Hardcopy with dust jacket, both in excellent condition; red board with gold title to spine // Ria lived on Tara Road in Dublin with her dashing husband, Danny, and their two children. She fully believed she was happily married, right up until the day Danny told her he was leaving her to be with his young, pregnant girlfriend. By a chance phone call, Ria meets Marilyn, a woman from New England unable to come to terms with her only son's death and now separated from her husband. The two women exchange houses for the summer with extraordinary consequences, each learning that the other has a deep ... View more info

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The Return Journey

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $3.50

Publisher: US, Dell: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB332

ISBN: 0440224594

Condition: Used-Very Good


pp 240 Mass market paperback; gently creased spine; clean pages; no edgewear; bookstore sticker on back cover // The Return Journey is a collection of 14 short stories of life, love, and learning that enables the most harried reader to enjoy a well-told tale in its entirety before checking on the kids or folding the clothes. In the tradition of Binchy's classic tales Circle of Friends and Tara Road, this consummate summer beach book introduces readers not to models of literary and romantic indefectibility, but to folks just like us, who have bad hair days, runs in their hose, and freckles both... View more info

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Circle of Friends

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Random House Publishing Group: 1991

Edition: 7th

Seller ID: PGB660

ISBN: 0440211263

Condition: Used - Acceptable


pp 608 Mass Market paperback in acceptable condition; Cover is from the motion picture; clean pages; light edgewear; front cover upper right corner is bent; creased spine // It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, growing up, inseparable, in the village of Knockglen. Benny-the only child, yearning to break free from her adoring parents...Eve-the orphaned offspring of a convent handyman and a rebellious blueblood, abandoned by her mother's wealthy family to be raised by nuns. Eve and Benny-they knew the sins and secrets behind every villager's lace curtains...except their own. It widened at D... View more info

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The Postmistress

By: Blake, Sarah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: US, Penguin Publishing Group: 2011

Edition: 9th

Seller ID: PGB513

ISBN: 0425238695

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 384 paperback in very good condition; creased & rubbed spine; clean pages; edgewear; bend on lower left back cover // In 1940, Iris James is the postmistress in coastal Franklin, Massachusetts. Iris knows more about the townspeople than she will ever say, and believes her job is to deliver secrets. Yet one day she does the unthinkable: slips a letter into her pocket, reads it, and doesn't deliver it. Meanwhile, Frankie Bard broadcasts from overseas with Edward R. Murrow. Her dispatches beg listeners to pay heed as the Nazis bomb London nightly. Most of the townspeople of Franklin think the ... View more info

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Summer Sisters: A Novel

By: Blume, Judy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Dell: 1999

Seller ID: PGB92

ISBN: 0440226430

Condition: Used-Good


Mass market paperback in good condition; creased spine // In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard's world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend. Dazzling, reckless Caitlin welcomes Vix into the heart of her sprawling, eccentric family, opening doors to a world of unimaginable privilege, sweeping her away to vacations on Martha's Vineyard, an enchanting place where the two friends become "summer sisters." Now, years later, Vix is working in New York City. Caitlin is getting married on the Vineyard. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded... View more info

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Malibu

By: Booth, Pat

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB562

ISBN: 051757506X

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 375 hardback with paper dust jacket both in very good condition; clean pages; normal edgewear; red board with gold title on black spine // Gorgeous and talented, Pat Parker has a dream of directing films. She hits L.A. and lands a great job and a great man. But the knives are out for Pat and her man, Tony Valentino. The torured secrets and desperate schemes of jealous lovers will stop at nothing to destroy Pat and Tony, and could bring Malibu to its knees.... View more info

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The Purple Emperor

By: Brennan, Herbie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: US, Bloomsbury USA: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB508

ISBN: 1582348804

Condition: Used - Like New


pp 400 hardback with paper & glassine dust jackets all in excellent condition; clean pages; no edgewear; black board with gold title on spine // When Henry Atherton returned to his own life in the suburbs of London, he thought all was well in the Faerie Ream. His new friend Pyrgus, the crown prince of Faerie, was about to be coronated as Purple Emperor. But then Princess Holly Blue arrived on Earth, seeking Henry's help once more. A plot to assassinate Pyrgus is afoot, but that's not the worst of their problems. Pyrgus's father, the murdered Purple Emperor, has been raised from the dead by me... View more info

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Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Penguin Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: 21st

Seller ID: PGB626

ISBN: 0451526554

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 465 Mass Market paperback in very good condition; Signet Classic version; clean pages; creased spine; light edgewear; slight bend in front cover // Written in 1847 - Orphaned into cold charity at the hands of her rich cousins and, later, at Lowood Asylum, Jane escapes to take up a position as governess to the young ward of Mr. Rochester. Their love affair, Jane's discovery of Rochester's secret-hideously concealed in the attic of Thornfield Hall-and her desperate flight, are told in a drama of passionate intensity whose pace never slackens. View more info