Dorothy Gilman


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    Suspense

    Jan-2002

    Madame Karitska -

    Next to the incomparable Mrs. Pollifax, Dorothy Gilman’s best-loved character is the mysterious Madame Karitska, who is blessed with a powerful gift of clairvoyance that attracts to her a stream of men and women craving help with their misfortunes,...

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    Espionage

    Jan-2000

    Mrs. Pollifax - 14

    After facing down hijackers on a flight to the Middle East and saving the lives of the passengers on board, a young American woman steps off the plane in Damascus in a blaze of celebrity and disappears. The CIA believes Amanda Pym was kidnapped, poss...

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    Suspense

    Mar-1999

    At the request of his father, New York City novelist Andrew Thale tackles an odd assignment--to check out an old family property in Massachusetts, neglected since Aunt Harriet Thale's death years ago. But far from being deserted, Thale's Folly, as An...

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    Espionage

    Oct-1997

    Mrs. Pollifax - 13

    The spry Connecticut matron and secret weapon for the CIA, Mrs. Pollifax, poses as a New York City bag lady in order to catch a Middle Eastern smuggler who holds the key to the power of Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein....

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    Espionage

    Jan-1996

    Mrs. Pollifax - 12

    " THE PACE NEVER FLAGS, bolstered by the shrewd Mrs. P. and a host of well-defined characters who all work their surprising wiles." --Publishers Weekly In response to a desperate SOS, Kadi Hopkirk flies to the African country of Ubangiba, w...

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    Suspense

    Sep-1995

    That the British had occupied Boston and closed her harbor meant little to Jed Crane, an English boy sold to a cruel Boston smithy. Jed was just happy that his mean taskmaster had been persuaded to sell him to the amiable printer Mr. Box.Now Jed woul...

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    Suspense

    Mar-1995

    "A lushly romantic adventure story set in the North African desert in 1914, told by the impeccable Lady Treal as she reminisces in her London town house about her decidedly peccable past...Well-written, expertly plotted, perfectly paced."NEWSDAYWith ...

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    Espionage

    Feb-1995

    Mrs. Pollifax - 11

    The last thing Mrs. Pollifax expects to find in her closet is a young woman hiding. Kadi Hopkirk insists that she's being pursued by two men in a van. Under the cover of darkness, Mrs. P. tries to drive Kadi home to Manhattan, only to have a dark gre...

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    Espionage

    Sep-1993

    Mrs. Pollifax - 10

    The assignment is a snap: Mrs. Pollifax just has to shoot some pictures at a quiet funeral outside Washington and take them to Sicily, where her old friend Farrell--a former CIA agent turned art dealer--anxiously awaits them. But like all Mrs. P.'...

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    Suspense

    Aug-1991

    He Was Only Sixteen When Tragedy Struck....His name was Colin, and although he still couldn't believe it, his parents were gone, both dead from the plague. Scared, confused, and angry, he sought out a monk who told him about a haunted castle on Rheem...

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    Suspense

    Aug-1991

    Novelist Dorothy Gilman, author of the bestselling Mrs. Pollifax series, had reached a point of no return in her life. With her sons in college, Ms. Gilman was searching for something unknowable, unnameable . . . until she bought a small house in a l...

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    Espionage

    May-1990

    Mrs. Pollifax - 9

    THE EXOTIC ASSIGNMENT IS A PIECE OF CAKE--UNTIL THE WHOLE THING CRUMBLES. All Mrs. Pollifax has to do is masquerade as the aunt of an inept CIA representative while he confirms the identities of seven undercover agents in Morocco--and keep him fro...

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    Suspense

    1989

    IT'S TIME FOR ME TO GO, GEN. IF YOU CAN GET TO RANGOON THERE'LL BE HELP GO TO NEW YORK--I COULDN'T--AND GOD BLESS YOU After he writes these words, Gen Ferris's missionary father commits suicide. The year is 1950, and suddenly orphaned at sixteen, ...

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    Suspense

    Jan-1989

    LIFE AT RISK With a broken marriage and a nervous breakdown barely behind her, Melissa sails for Europe, reluctantly and absolutely on her own. When a strange traveler urgently asks her to deliver a book to a secret address, Melissa apprehensively...

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    Espionage

    Jan-1988

    Mrs. Pollifax - 8

    Mrs. Pollifax and her beloved husband, Cyrus, are off to the Far East for pleasure. No more life-threatening danger for Emily Pollifax, thank you very much--her mind's made up. But when on the very morning she and Cyrus are leaving for Bangkok, the C...

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    Suspense

    Dec-1986

    Madame Karitska has a style all her own--a rare blend of psychic power, an exotic past, and an uncanny gift for common sense. But when a chance encounter with Detective-Lieutenant Pruden of the Police Department catapults her into the midst of a seam...

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    Espionage

    Sep-1985

    Mrs. Pollifax - 7

    It's a long way from the garden club to the CIA, but Mrs. Emily Pollifax made the leap splendidly. SOMETHING DANGEROUS IS IN THE HONG KONG AIR.... Faster than she can say her name, the newly married Mrs. Pollifax is packed and ready to go on an...

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    Espionage

    1983

    Mrs. Pollifax - 6

    "The job we have in mind," Carstairs began smoothly, "could be extremely dangerous. We want to get a man out of China. But to do that we must first get a man into China--an agent. Your job, if you take this one, is to provide cover for this agent:" ...

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    Suspense

    1979

    "THEY'RE GOING TO KILL ME SOON..." When the quiet and shy Amelia Jones reads these words, her life changes irrevocably. She's just become the new owner of the Ebbtide Shop, a musty antique store filled with merry-go-round horses and hurdy-gurdies,...

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    Espionage

    Dec-1976

    Mrs. Pollifax - 5

    PART-TIME GERANIUM EXPERT, PART-TIME SPY Now the incredible Mrs. Pollifax has been sent on a safari to smoke out a very clever international assassin whose next target is the president of Zambia. "Just take a lot of pictures of everyone on that...

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    Suspense

    Jan-1975

    When Sister John and Sister Hyacinthe set out to explore the huge old house left to The Abbey by a mysterious benefactor, they had no inkling of the bizarre adventures that awaited them. From the moment they set foot on the property, their world b...

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    Espionage

    Apr-1973

    Mrs. Pollifax - 4

    "What we are looking for--aside from the stolen plutonium, Mrs. Pollifax -- is evil in its purest form." Mrs. Pollifax was leading a very full life: Garden Club, karate, environment, yoga--and a little spying now and then. This time the myste...

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    Espionage

    1971

    Mrs. Pollifax - 3

    If you make it across the border, get us help. Some of us care. Do you understand? Right now we desperately need passports and identity papers. The arrests grow insane. At the very hour this message was en route to the CIA, Mrs. Pollifax was wa...

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    Espionage

    1970

    Mrs. Pollifax - 2

    WHAT A NICE SPY Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown, married children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. So, naturally, she became a CI...

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    Espionage

    1966

    Mrs. Pollifax - 1

    MEET MRS. POLLIFAX Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown, married children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. So, naturally, she became a...

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