Willo Davis Roberts


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    Mystery

    Jun-2015

    A family vacation quickly goes awry in this fast-paced and funny mystery novel from Willo Davis Roberts. Winner of the Edgar Award Twins Lewis and Allison are excited to join their new neighbors for an awesome vacation: they'll be driving to Yellows...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2006

    "Mandy awoke in darkness. For a moment she didn't remember that Angel was gone, that she would not be coming back, and then the pain hit her like a physical blow." For the first time in her eleven years, Mandy is alone. Through a series of miscommun...

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    Suspense

    Dec-2005

    MARC SOLIE IS ON THE RUN Less than two years ago Marc's little sister died and his family fell apart. Since then Marc's been running from himself -- from the pain of loss and loneliness. Now Marc is running from the cops. He's done something bad -- m...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2003

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2002

    That's all Buddy wants -- a normal family. But with her mother dead, her father missing, and her brother on the road searching for him, Buddy has a hard time believing it will ever happen. Instead she's living with relatives she hardly knows who rese...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2002

    Fourteen-year-old Nikki Simons has lost her mother to cancer. Her older sister, Bonnie, will soon be off on an exciting trip before heading to college, leaving Nikki to cope with things at home, including her little brother, Sam. Nikki still grieves...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2000

    Kaci enjoys reading mysteries and adventure stories as long as there are other family members around and especially when she has a big bowl of popcorn nearby. Sometimes, though, she longs for a little excitement and wonders what it would be like to h...

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    Suspense

    Nov-1998

    Teddi has recently been orphaned and she now lives with her kindly, older next door neighbor, Mamie. The times they share and the safety Teddi feels are precious. Then trouble appears in the form of Dora, Mamie's daughter in law. Not only did Mamie n...

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    Suspense

    Mar-1998

    ""I didn't like Willie Groves, but I didn't hate him enough to want someone to kidnap him."" Famous last words. Joey Bishop soon finds himself face-to-face with the kidnappers himself (as well as his archenemy) in this fast-paced, urban story that w...

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    Suspense

    May-1997

    Lewis and Alison's vacation should be lots of fun. Driving to Yellowstone in a motor home, seeing all the fantastic sights, getting to know their new neighbors...the trip should be a blast. It turns out to be anything but. First they discover their ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1997

    Secrets at Hidden Valley As Steffi steps off the bus, the only thing she knows for sure is that this is the last place she wants to be. But she's stuck here, somewhere in northern Michigan, about to stay with a grandfather she's never met, just so h...

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    Suspense

    Apr-1996

    Twisted Summer Cici expected the summer to be special. She had no idea it would change her forever. Two kids, two lives, ruined before they even began. One, a girl, dead -- strangled in an empty cabin. The other, a boy, spending the rest of his life ...

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    Historical Romance

    Aug-1994

    Harlequin Historical - 231

    Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1699 Desperate to escape the dangers of their native Cornwall, three sisters journeyed to a new land. A place where church spires rose high above the bustling cobblestone streets and freedom reigned--until the witch-hunts...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1994

    Running away from their grandmother, who is caring for them while their mother is away, Vickie and Joanie discover that their father is not in his apartment and that they have become caught up in a plan designed to capture a desperate criminal....

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    Suspense

    Apr-1994

    Sure that their father will be more understanding than their grandmother, who is in charge of them while their mother is away, Vickie and Joanie take a bus a thousand miles, only to find that their father is not in his apartment. What does the blood ...

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    Gothic

    Apr-1994

    From his favorite perch in a cherry tree, Rob sees a murder committed, but when he tells his preoccupied family, no one will believe him. Taut with suspense, this spell-binding story carries the reader along.--Booklist, starred review....

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1993

    When his constantly arguing parents decide to go their separate ways for a month, David is sent to spend time with a grandmother he hardly knows, a warm-hearted woman who teaches him the true meaning of family....

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    General Fiction

    May-1992

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    Suspense

    Apr-1991

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    Suspense

    Apr-1991

    Rick and Kenny's Pa was right -- troubles really do happen in threes. First Pa's truck was robbed, then Pa ran off, leaving Rick, Kenny, and Ma to fend for themselves, and now Ma has disappeared, too. Rick just knows Ma would never leave them on purp...

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    Suspense

    Nov-1990

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    Suspense

    May-1990

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    Suspense

    May-1990

    To avoid foster home care while their mother is recuperating from illness, three children run off to the home of a grandmother they have never seen, where they find a cold reception and a terrible secret....

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    Suspense

    Apr-1990

    Megan Collier is shocked when her mother takes her and her brother, Sandy, to their grandfather's isolated cottage in the middle of the night . . . (and is) further disturbed by evidence that three strangers are spying on them.--School Library Journa...

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    Suspense

    Sep-1989

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    Suspense

    Apr-1989

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1987

    A unique, much-needed resource guide for young diabetics. "For young diabetics, it is bibliotherapy. For non-diabetics, it is informative about a silent, potentially life-threatening illness and its treatment."--School Library Journal. Full color....

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    Historical Romance

    Apr-1986

    Tapestry - 86

    ORPHANED AND PENNILESS, WINSOME REBEL CAME TO NEW YORK WITH A BRAVE HEART AND A TENDER HOPE... New York in the gay nineties was a paradise where anything seemed possible. Into the wondrous city came Rebel Moran, a spirited beauty searching for an a...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1986

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    Historical Romance

    May-1985

    Sunfire - 12

    Texas pride was in her blood, burning love was in her heart... A dashing Texan or a proud Mexican. Which man would win her love? To beautiful, lovely Victoria Winters, Texas in 1835 is a place where parties last for three days. It's also a place of...

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    Suspense

    Mar-1985

    KIDNAPPED! From the moment she set eyes on the three Foster kids, Darcy knew being their baby-sitter would be no picnic. But the pay was twice her usual rate, and the job was for only a few hours a day -- surely an experienced baby-sitter like Darcy ...

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    Suspense

    Jan-1985

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    Historical Romance

    Nov-1984

    Sunfire - 7

    Her disguise would keep her safe, but not from love. If only men and boys were going to California, then Caroline would become a -- boy! Caroline just wants the same adventures her brothers have. But they're headed west to California to find gold, ...

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    Historical Romance

    Sep-1984

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    Historical Romance

    Aug-1984

    Jake Keating's little girl had the run of the logging camp. with her big, smoky green eyes and her long dark hair, Maggie was the loggers' darling, the cook's helper, messenger when the dreaded accidents happened, observer of the interaction between ...

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    Historical Romance

    Jun-1984

    Sunfire - 3

    In a time of treachery and terror, loving the wrong man could be a deadly risk. Did she dare follow her heart? When someone points an accusing finger and cries "Witch!" Elizabeth face a choice -- between a lie that could doom a friend, and the tru...

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    Suspense

    May-1984

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1984

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    Historical Romance

    Nov-1983

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    Suspense

    Jun-1983

    A spooky tale from the author of Megan's Island and A View from the Cherry Tree. After scaring his little sister with tales of monsters in the closet, Steve gets his just desserts when he finds himself investigating the happenings at the scary, board...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jun-1983

    A Windswept Mystery/Romance - 16

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    General Fiction

    1983

    Nick is excited about the prospect of earning money by working as a pet-sitter for the residents of Hillsdale Apartments. After all, what could be easier than feeding cats and walking dogs? But Nick isn't prepared for a strong-willed Airedale twic...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1982

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    Suspense

    Jul-1981

    All she wanted was to be left alone. When Grace Huntington was discharged from the hospital after a long illness, she looked forward to the peace and solitude of her comfortable house in the country. Except for the neighboring family, there would be ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1980

    Katie Welker is used to being alone. She would rather read a book than deal with other people. Other people don't have silver eyes. Other people can't make things happen just by thinking about them But these special powers make Katie unusual, and it...

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    Gothic

    1980

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    Mass market paperback, original edition, by Popular Library, 1980. One of a series of gothic/romantic suspense novels in The Black Pearl series. Patricia had dreamed of wearing her family's Black Pearl necklace at her wedding, but now it loomed like ...

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    Gothic

    1980

    Willie mysteriously disappeared from the small Nevada town where he had been prospecting for gold. Now, his fiancee Carrie and his sister Georgie have come to search for him. For reasons they do not understand, no one in the town admits to having...

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    Gothic

    1979

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    DOUBLE DANGER Beautiful young Rosalia Cade was far from home - and close to horror. She had accompanied ailing Odalie Kingman from the Cade ranch in northern California to the fortresslike Kingman mansion in violent 19th-century Los Angeles. Now...

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    Gothic

    1978

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    ORNAMENT OF EVIL The black pearl necklace - young, beautiful, enigmatic India Stuart-Bryce gazed at it with mingled awe and foreboding. This fabulous treasure was her sole legacy from the aristocratic father whose death had shattered her sheltere...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1977

    "You have no consideration for anyone else! Now clean up this mess!" Laurie bent down to pick up the things she'd dropped. And Annabelle kicked her.... Laurie's been keeping a secret for as long as she can remember, a secret that she's afraid to t...

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    General Fiction

    1977

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    Gothic

    1977

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    General Fiction

    1976

    Colinas Verdes. Modern-day California gold mine. Destined to be one of the greatest little towns ever to hit the state. Once the boys at the Verdes Land Company finished selling off parcels of land in the hills surrounding Verdes Dam for a beautif...

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    Gothic

    1976

    THE DOOR OF FEAR SWUNG OPEN Lovely young Saunielle Hunter was three thousand miles from her Virginia plantation home when she knocked on the door of the magnificent San Francisco Victorian mansion on Fell Street. She had traveled across the con...

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    General Fiction

    1975

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    Gothic

    1975

    FACE IN THE FOG The year was 1885, and lovely young Cecilia Jade Cummings stood along in the fog swirling through San Francisco. Behind her she had left her crippled younger brother on the wharf where they had disembarked from their long voyage....

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    General Fiction

    1974

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    Gothic

    Jul-1973

    The book that does for the noblest profession what “Coffee, Tea Or Me” did for the airline stewardesses… These are THE NURSES: six girls, young, beautiful, meeting life head-on… Karen " oldest of the group, burned by passion...

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    Gothic

    1973

    CAROL'S ROOM had been left untouched since her tragic death, seven years before. Now Jane was in it, wondering if the former owner would object, would resent her presence. She had not wanted to come to Harrel, had protested the assignment as str...

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    Gothic

    Jun-1972

    Thomasina and Timothy were twins, although they didn't look at all alike. But from earliest childhood there was something... special... about them. Whenever one was hurt, the other would feel the same pain... and suffer the same consequences. It made...

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    Gothic

    1972

    A STRANGER TO LOVE Sharlee Adams was a girl without a past, but she learned early in life not to waste her time wondering about the family that might have been. She was a plain girl, perhaps too plain; unattractive to men, she never knew dates ......

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    Gothic

    Jan-1972

    Misfortune's child. She came from halfway 'round the world to her mother's family, expecting to find a haven, only to be rejected, denied her birthright, denied even her name. What did Careth Donner owe this small Heather, who came into her life ...

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    Gothic

    Apr-1970

    In Keathley Castle live an ambassador, an actress, a writer, a senator and a brilliant small boy they all fear is capable of murder... Ride through the iron gates of Keathley Castle, Miss Sabria Somers. Be governess to that strange little boy. You wi...

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    Gothic

    1970

    A LIFE FOR A LIFE The world came to a sudden end for Vonna Bracy, with the death of her husband, Matt. But no matter how she wanted to retreat, cast aside other people, the fact of her son forced her to face up to responsibilities. For Robby nee...

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    Gothic

    1970

    Come Back To Terror! Kerry Reneau was happy in San Francisco, and confident that the bitter past was safely locked in the dark corners of her memory. She kept herself busy, too busy to think of other people . . . of one person. It had been years s...

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    Gothic

    1970

    Hannah Starn had been the most vindictive old woman the town had known, and then, in the fog and darkness, she was dead--fallen from the tower window. Although Amy didn't grieve for her, she was desperate to know who had hated her guardian that much....

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    Gothic

    1970

    Catherine Sorenson nursed Sherm Addison for seven long years, until the old man died...and plain Catherine, unpretty Catherine, found herself two million dollars wealthier. The whole world suddenly stood open before her...but there had been only one ...

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    Gothic

    1966

    Armed with their shining diplomas, Nurses Kay Regis and Ginny Attison were out to set the California town of Mayerling on its ear. Kay was well aware that her best friend possessed more than enough charms and feminine wiles to capture the hearts o...

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    Gothic

    THE GHOST TOWN was sixty miles from civilization, from the nearest store, the the closest doctor, the only hospital...sixty miles of empty Nevada desert. The town was empty, except for the old woman Ramona had come to nurse in Fannie Oman's house...

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    Gothic

    THE DEVIL'S DELIGHT Skippy was twelve; Denny eleven. They had been thrown out of every school in this part of the state, give up as incorrigible, malicious, destructive - everything that children should not be. Even their family could not contro...

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    Gothic

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    Damning Desire. Beautiful young Sabrina Peltier vowed to wear the fabulous black pearl necklace only in mourning, after the shocking death of the man whom she adored. Yet the wounds of loss were barely healed when Sabrina found herself trembling ...

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    Gothic

    WHO WAS SHE? It started in San Francisco. Dee Tyler found herself a war widow after three weeks of marriage. She came to San Francisco to meet her returning husband...and found herself stranded. The future seemed bleak. Then she met Enid Cassel...

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    Gothic

    LOVE'S PAWN Isobel Hunter felt secure with George beside her as the truck braked to a stop beside the Anders house. There were too many unpleasant memories crowding recent days; now that she was back on the island, she was certain that everything ...

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    Historical Romance

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    Gothic

    The voice coming over the phone was like a deadly purr. “Keep your mouth shut, nursie. Because, if you don’t -- you’re dead.” Nurse Denise Morgan hung up the receiver in an agony of trembling. She hadn’t really seen the man who had tried to...

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    Gothic

    ONCE A NURSE…BUT ALWAYS A WOMAN San Francisco was to be a bridge to a new life for Noel Emery, R.n., when the pretty nurse put a tragic past behind her. As the jet carrying Noel circled San Francisco, her eyes met the blue gaze of a handsome ...

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    Gothic

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    CRUEL KISSES Theodora Peltier was on a voyage from exotic India to unknown California when she first felt Fergus MacLean’s lips crushing hers. But her flowering love was swiftly ripped to shreds when she learned that this handsome adventurer wa...

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    Gothic

    DO I KNOW YOU? Brianne Jorgensen was tired, to the point of exhaustion; she badly needed a vacation from the pressures of being a private duty nurse. She looked forward only to the chance to escape from other people's problems and pampered illnes...

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    Gothic

    The Gypsy promised Dauna love...but for her love had long since died. It ended when she finally found the strength to declare her marriage to Galen a mistake, and ended it. It had taken her two years to get him out of her life...and now Galen was bac...

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    Gothic

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    DARK LEGACY The Black Pearls. Bethany Stuart had made the long and perilous journey from Victorian England to gold-crazed California to claim her family legacy. Behind her lay heartbreak - and ahead of her an unknown fate in a place of lawless m...

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    Gothic

    Unwelcome Guest To Cillay Montand, the house on Hillside Street seemed a haven from a world suddenly grown large...and uncaring. The old world, of family love and safety, was gone forever with the death of her parents, adn now this house and her A...

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