Patricia Matthews


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    Mystery

    Nov-2003

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    Suspense

    Sep-1999

    "The Thumbprint Mysteries" series have been carefully written for young adults and adults at a particular reading level. Each book presents a suspense crime in which the reader must solve one or more mystery murders. Readers follow the clues and draw...

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    Suspense

    Jun-1999

    "The Thumbprint Mysteries" series have been carefully written for young adults and adults at a particular reading level. Each book presents a suspense crime in which one or more mystery murders must be solved. Readers follow the clues and draw conclu...

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    Suspense

    Jan-1999

    Joan Lowery Nixon, president of the Mystery Writers of America, has found 10 well-known writers to craft spellbinding stories for adults who want to read but have undeveloped reading skills. Here are stories with adult themes and interests that chall...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1995

    Casey Farel - 5

    Investigator Casey Farrel goes undercover to solve a series of murders neara resort town in northern Arizona. Ritual aspects of the crimes suggest cult links. Casey poses as a movie scout to explore the area and meet town residents despite concerns o...

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    Mystery

    Jun-1994

    Casey Farel - 4

    In her fourth case, Casey Farrell teams up with her lover, Sergeant Josh Whitney, to investigate after witnessing a country singer's murder, uncovering a dangerous underside of the music business....

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    Mystery

    Dec-1993

    Casey Farel - 3

    A bull-rider is killed, but it is murder, not an accident; and Casey Farel, intrigued by the fact that the rider has the same last name as her own, is reluctantly drawn into the investigation....

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    Mystery

    Feb-1993

    Casey Farel - 2

    When the bodies of five illegal aliens are found in the desert, Casey Farrel, a member of the Governor of Arizona's task force on crime, is assigned to investigate the case. She finds that the trail leads back to two of the richest and most powerful ...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1992

    Casey Farel - 1

    Though Casey Farrell is out of work and forced to sleep in her car, her life gets considerably worse after she accidentally witnesses the latest in aserial killer's long string of murders. Though she's not the type he likes to murder, the killer know...

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    Gothic

    Nov-1990

    The shadow of a hanging woman long dead turns Molly's honeymoon house into a menacing nightmare. When Molly married the distinguished and charming movie actor, she went to live in the old, vine-covered mansion high in the Hollywood hills. She was hap...

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    Historical Romance

    Oct-1990

    RACHEL BONNER looked out the train window, wondering what life would be like out West. She longed for the comfort of her parents, dead since the Civil War, such a short time ago. But she burned with the determination to plunge ahead over any obsta...

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    Historical Romance

    Apr-1990

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    Historical Romance

    Sep-1989

    From London to exotic India to glittering New York - her passion for gems leads her to fortune, and love. From the moment her eyes first catch the magical brilliance of the star sapphire, Regina Paxton vows that one day she'll possess it. She finds a...

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    Historical Romance

    Mar-1989

    TO AUSTRALIA THEY CAME Convicts, banished from England, were sent to serve out their sentences in the primitive and unforgiving headlands on Botany Bay. It was here in Sydney Town that they and their offspring braved famine and treachery to build ...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1988

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    Historical Romance

    Oct-1988

    For the rich... Oasis was a desert paradise, a shimmering Sahara of fabulous wealth, glorious scenery and expensive privacy. For Zoe Tremaine, glamorous matriarch of Oasis, it was a place to forget her past...and preserve her future. For the reckle...

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    Romantic Suspense

    May-1988

    IN THE STEAMY HEAT OF SOUTHERN NIGHTS, PASSION AND DANGER BURN RED-HOT It was so sudden. So strange. The lawyers. The journey to lush, hot Key West. Could Julie Malone really be Suellen Devereaux, who disappeared eight years ago after a series of ...

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    Historical Romance

    Oct-1987

    1848. America's most unforgettable era. As suffragettes begin their long struggle...as the gold rush spurs glorious optimism...comes a story of a proud, passionate love only the gifted pen of Patricia Matthews can tell. Jemina Benedict refuse...

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    Historical Romance

    Apr-1987

    HER HEART CRIED OUT FOR ONE MAN, EVEN AS SHE PROMISED HERSELF TO ANOTHER 1817. Off the coast of South Carolina lay Pirate's Bank, a small island as mysterious and intriguing as the legendary family that lived there. For amid the lush greenery and...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1985

    Her new, exciting world glittered with as much promise as her deep new love. Lovely, talented Laura Purcell married the wrong man for the wrong reasons. Soon she is cut adrift from the life they'd built as managers of a thriving Vaudeville theatre. A...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1984

    Catharine "Cat" Carnahan grew up on the Erie Canal, working side by side with her father on their boat, towing freight from Albany to Buffalo. Gutsy and independent, she holds her own with the roughnecks who work the canal, including the brutal, lasc...

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    Historical Romance

    Aug-1984

    Hannah's Story - 2

    In Colonial Virginia, Hannah Verner --- once indentured servant, now the widow of a wealthy planter --- shocks society by personally supervising her beloved plantation, Malvern. Learning that her husband, who was killed in a mysterious accident, has ...

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    Historical Romance

    May-1983

    In a violent age of war and turmoil, she rose from the ashes of battle to seize a wild and passionate dream. In the fiery aftermath of Civil War, she was penniless. She possessed only a ravaged farm and a cache of prized tobacco. Everything was go...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1982

    SHE WAS TORN FROM THE ARMS OF LOVE AND IMPRISONED IN THE HOT EMBRACE OF PASSION... Sultry Tampa, crossroad for gallant soldiers of the Spanish-American War, was the beloved home of young Jessica Manning. Her elegance and delicate beauty entranced...

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    Historical Romance

    Jun-1981

    The magnificent saga of a woman swept up by passion and torn between two loves. The violent sea threw them together only to tear them apart yet again... Out of a band of violent men, shipwreckers all, came Marianna Harper--a girl so unkempt t...

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    Historical Romance

    May-1980

    REBECCA HAWKINS She was young, beautiful and used to winning. But at nineteen her ideas of victory were confined to equestrian contests and harness racing. Now, as her womanly graces began to attract men, it would be a different kind of competitio...

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    Historical Romance

    1980

    MELISSA HUNTOON She stood on the spacious, pillared veranda of her ancestral home, Great Oaks, looking out over the broad acres that had belonged to her family for two generations, and her eyes burned with anger and humiliation. Today, her home, ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1980

    Temporarily staying with a grandfather he has never met before, Mike decides to run away in a boat that must pass through some "raging rapids."...

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    Historical Romance

    Oct-1979

    The language of love is poetry; words that touch the heart and soul, words that remember beautiful yesterdays and promise wonderous tomorrows... words that capture the magic of a special moment, a special feeling. Patricia Matthews is a woman who und...

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    Historical Romance

    Sep-1979

    IT WAS WILD AND SWEET...and tinged with the thrill of the forbidden. Josh pulled his mouth away and put his cheek next to hers. His lips, near her ear, whispered endearments, and each word kindled further the excitement that was rising within her....

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    Historical Romance

    Apr-1979

    EVIL & ECSTASY Meredith Longley was a favorite child, sheltered and portected by an elderly father. She had been lovingly spared the harsh realities of life and was ill prepared to carry on her father's work when he died. Now, committed to an archae...

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    Historical Romance

    1978

    Fleeing from a starving Ireland ravaged by the great potato famine of 1852, the beautiful and indomitable Maggie Donnevan took her three brothers and started a new life in the American Northwest. Fighting to keep her family alive, Maggie had little t...

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    Historical Romance

    1978

    Liliha She was a beautiful young princess, born of mixed parentage, half-Hawaiian, half-English. Her lithe and sultry figure was in wild contrast to her placid, childlike face...a combination that reflected the best of two races and captivated all...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1977

    Young Serena Foster daydreamed of love and wondered when it would happen to her. Suddenly tragedy struck and her parents were killed leaving her totally alone... with young Rory Clendenning. He, too, was alone and searching for something. Their one n...

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    Historical Romance

    1977

    Hannah's Story - 1

    Love's dream... Hannah wondered if her daydreams and nightly fantasies would ever come true. A captive, near-slave to Silas Quint, her brutal stepfather, she lived in squalor, suffering the indignities of poverty and shame. She knew only that she mus...

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    Historical Romance

    1977

    LOVE'S WILDEST PROMISE It seemed so distant and unreachable to the innocent, young Sarah Moody, lady's maid in a wealthy London home. Then suddenly the world turns upside down. Sarah is abducted and smuggled aboard a ship sailing for the Colonies...

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