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  • Historical

    Sep-2012

    Sir Charles Augustus Shelmadine was an autocrat. He ruled his village with a firm but kindly hand - instructing his tenants on their crops, their children and their love affairs. When he died and the new Squire came, the village stirred uneasily. For...

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  • Historical

    Aug-2012

    Melchior had never seen anything like it; the star was so bright, so full of tragedy and glory. He knew at once that it was his task to find the child and warn its parents. But Melchior was old, poor and unwise in the ways of men. Providence took him...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2012

    Ataxerxes, King of Persia needed a wife. This warrior lord was so powerful that he could make his choice from all his Empire. He picked the one girl who would have given anything to have been passed over, a Jewish scholar, Esther, from the back stree...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2012

    Ever since she first appeared in the Tudor court, Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen, has been a mystery and a source of controversy. Even her birth is shrouded in obscurity; both year and place are the subject of debate. Was she beautiful, as th...

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  • Horror

    Jan-2012

    This 1960 horror classic is a masterpiece of sinister malevolenceWalwyk seemed a dream village to the new schoolteacher, Miss Mayfield. But dreams can change into nightmares. When one of her students accuses his friend Ethel's grandmother of abusing...

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  • Gothic

    Jul-2009

    He dreamed the impossible dream... From the time Walter Raleigh first entered the magic presence of Elizabeth I, he dreamed of carving out an empire in the New World to lay at her feet. But Elizabeth was equally determined to keep this handsome, witt...

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  • Gothic

    Feb-2007

    On the throne she seemed a proud queen. In her private life she suffered tragically. She could not deny Spain. Not for her husband or her children. Not even for the man she secretly desired. -- So she lived with a king who envied her power. She sil...

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  • Gothic

    Dec-1992

    Sir Charles Augustus Shelmadine was an autocrat. He ruled his village with a firm but kindly hand--instructing his tenants on their crops, their children and their love affairs. And when he died and the new Squire came, the village stirred uneasily. ...

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  • Gothic

    Apr-1991

    When it happened, Jenny Penfold was afraid to tell her father. She knew what a vicious young punk Terry Upworth was. She'd refused his advances and he'd given her a terrible beating. Poor Jenny. Only sixteen and already a victim of the town's most vi...

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  • Gothic

    Jun-1988

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  • Gothic

    Feb-1988

    Pargeters is the English manor house built in the 17th century and named after the "pargeter" (plasterer) who designed it. This final novel by the late author is about the family who struggled to retain the house during the turbulence of the Civil Wa...

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  • Gothic

    Dec-1985

    Sir Charles Augustus Shelmadine was an autocrat. He ruled his village with a firm but kindly hand--instructing his tenants on their crops, their children and their love affairs. And when he died and the new Squire came, the village stirred uneasily. ...

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  • Gothic

    Mar-1985

    Wealthy, due to the success of her novels, Miss Penelope Shadow, a young woman afraid of everything, makes a daring decision to hire Terry, a young man whom she has discovered at a roadside inn, to be her servant and companion...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1984

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  • Gothic

    Jun-1983

    In 1066 Saxon England became an enemy-occupied territory, subject to the cruel and greedy tyranny of the Norman conquerors. MADSELIN, young wife of an aging Saxon lord, found herself in the space of a few short days bereft of her husband, land, ti...

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  • Gothic

    Sep-1982

    Kit Shelfanger relishes his solitary life in a secluded farmhouse in the rugged English countryside, but the sudden appearance of his nephew Jamie and Jamie's ambitious and passionate wife leads to disaster...

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  • Gothic

    Feb-1982

    PIRATE, WITCH, BAWD & RAKE They had all been sheltered and shaped by the great house. Now, after almost five centuries, Merraway still stood - a beautiful, wracked monument to flaming passions and human hopes.... The story of Merravay, "a stat...

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  • Gothic

    Aug-1981

    He could buy anything... except her love. He had built his empire on nutmeg, the treasure of the exotic spice island of Banda. Evert Haan's kingdom lacked only one thing - a wife. Ad so Annabet arrived from Holland by ship... but her celebrat...

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  • Gothic

    Jun-1981

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  • Gothic

    1981

    WHAT DESTINY AWAITED LOVE IN A HOUSE CURSED BY FATE? The Old Priory had stood abandoned, shrouded in whisperings of doom, for as long as the townspeople could remember. Now it belonged to Arthur Tresize, a returning seaman who purchased the house,...

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  • Gothic

    Sep-1980

    Araminta's heart told her that she was in love with Jan, the local laborer, a handsome man whose very touch made her pulse pound. Her head, however, told her that to marry Jan would consign her to a life similar to the one led by her mother. She envi...

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  • Gothic

    Jan-1980

    Related Books - 2

    Sybilla's husband was home from the wars--but he had brought his mistress with him. -- Sir Godfrey Tallboys had come home from the Crusades. Home to Knight's Acre. But the long years had brought many changes--and not only to his estate. His wife Sy...

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  • Contemporary Romance

    1979

    Chestnut-haired Daisy saw her own past unfurling like one of Sir Charles' maps. Not step was ever consciously planned; being chosen by Lady Langton as a suitable nursemaid for Mrs. Westcott; getting sacked; drifting into Kitty Hammond's fashionable h...

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  • Gothic

    Oct-1978

    Norah Lofts's tales of royal Britain have stood the test of time. This international bestseller powerfully tells of the life of Katharine of Aragon, from her childhood in Spain to her reign and downfall in England as the first wife of Henry VII. A p...

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  • Gothic

    Sep-1978

    Suffolk Trilogy - 3

    The House at Sunset is the third in a trilogy of novels by Norah Lofts about the inhabitants of a country house in Suffolk from the late fourteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. Covering the period from 1740 to 1956, it traces the lives of ...

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  • Gothic

    Feb-1978

    To Mr. Cornwall, it seemed as though he’d been through the first part before. The battle to live as a gentleman…the tiresome wife…the unsympathetic children. To be sure, he sometimes thought he’d detected flashes of wit and charm in Charlotte...

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  • Gothic

    1978

    They left the tyranny of England for the freedom of the American frontier. But sins of lust and secrets of the heart shadowed their journey into the brave, new land.... -- ELI MAKERS -- a blond giant who worshipped his land and his God -- but not h...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1977

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  • Gothic

    Jun-1977

    To the outside world the Drapers seemed to be a perfectly normal small-town family. But they were not. Not at all. Especially one of them! LOVERS ALL UNTRUE - a macabre tale of vengeance ... of love, hate, and silent terror. Once again Norah Lofts pr...

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  • Gothic

    1976

    Related Books - 3

    Henry Tallboys' shrewish wife, Griselda, has gone mad. Mistress Captoft is reportedly doing more than keeping house for him. And the girl, Joanna, beautiful but not yet thirteen, has set her cap for him. Meanwhile, Henry is struggling to maintain the...

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  • Gothic

    Nov-1975

    Suffolk Trilogy - 1

    The Town House is the first in a trilogy of novels by Norah Lofts about the inhabitants of a country house in Suffolk from the late fourteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. It begins with the story of Martin Reed, a serf existing under the ...

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  • Gothic

    Jan-1975

    Related Books - 1

    Sir Godfrey Tallboys was a knight-errant, famous for his success at tourneys, but far from wealthy. In an attempt to make his fortune he left his wife Sybilla and travelled to Spain to fight a minor crusade against the Moors. But treachery lurked in...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1975

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  • Gothic

    Nov-1974

    All eyes and hair' a courtier had said disparagingly of her - and certainly the younger daughter of Tom Boleyn lacked the bounteous charms of most ladies of Court. Black-haired, black-eyed, she had a wild-sprite qualty that was to prove more effectiv...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1973

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  • Historical Romance

    Mar-1973

    Suffolk Trilogy - 2

    SHE WAS YOUNG, BEAUTIFUL...AND IN LOVE. Her name was Josiana Greenwood--illegitimate descendant of Martin Reed. Through her the family of the House was to be continued. For generations while the family lived on, England faced its most turbulent...

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  • Historical Romance

    Mar-1973

    To Isabella de Savigny, an aristocratic refugee from the French Reign of Terror, her cousin's magnificent English country estate promised sanctuary. But Nethergate became a prison to the high-spirited young woman. For its mistress, the cold-blooded a...

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  • Gothic

    Sep-1972

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  • Gothic

    May-1972

    She had been a strange, elusive child who grew into an even stranger woman. Part peasant, part gypsy, JASSY had powers--extraordinary, mysterious powers. Powers she could not control but which affected the lives of all those who loved... or loat...

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  • Gothic

    1972

    It was too good to be true... The position Canon Thorby offered Deborah as head mistress in his private school in the picturesque English village of Walwyk included a generous salary, a lovely cottage, and even a cat. After twenty years as a miss...

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  • Gothic

    Sep-1971

    A rose for virtue is a stunning re-creation of one of history's great romantic heroines, Hortense de Beauharnais, stepdaughter of Napoleon Bonaparte. This moving tale of human frailty traces the fateful moments which brought Hortense to the throne of...

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  • Gothic

    1968

    CAROLINE-MATILDA -- CAPTIVE QUEEN TO A ROYAL MADMAN She came to the bridal bed half child, half woman, and looked with terror upon the king who barely troubled to mask his contempt for her. There had been whispers about the, fledgling ruler of ...

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  • Gothic

    1957

    JULIA ASHLEY HAD FACED MANY TERRORS IN HER YOUNG LIFE. BUT NONE QUITE LIKE THE ONE WHICH LAY IN WAIT FOR HER NOW. This is the haunting, exciting story of a beautiful woman who traveled halfway around the world to marry a man she had never seen. ...

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  • Gothic

    1955

    "A WOMAN BEYOND COMPARE..." ... sang the troubadours about Eleanor of Aquitaine. A woman of fierce pride and unquenchable spirit, she outwitted the cruelty of kings to dominate a turbulent age and leave a legacy of grace for centuries to come. Duche...

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  • Historical Romance

    1955

    IN 1846 THE DONNER PARTY SET OUT FOR THE "PROMISED LAND." .. . They were leaving the hot, arid country of Utah and Nevada behind. They were heading for California, land of opportunity--beautiful, green, and rich. And they were all going togethe...

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  • Gothic

    1951

    The Crusaders Out of the courts o f twelfth-century Europe and the clanging, bloody Saracen battlefields of the Holy Land comes this turbulent story of three proud, passionate people engulfed by the stormy current of the Third Crusade. RICHARD ...

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  • Gothic

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    For Jill and Bob Spender and their three children, the charming Tudor farmhouse had seemed a godsend, an incredible bargain, almost a gift from its owner - a kindly man who merely wanted someone to protect the family homestead, to make Gad's Hall com...

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  • Gothic

    The Specter... Eloise Curwen was dead. There could be no doubt of that. Her frail heart had at last stopped beating. Her lovely, delicate body had crumpled to the floor and lay there, like a brittle leaf in an autumn forest. Who then was this w...

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  • Gothic

    Mrs. Rowan's House was officially a coffee house.But the serving girls were unusually pretty-and extremely available to the male customers. It was no place for the shy,lovely Letty to grow up, and young Dr. Humphrey Shadbolt was determined to rescue ...

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  • General Fiction

    When young John Vincent died, the outward respectability of the Cornwall household was undermined. Strangers pried, asked too many questions and pointed accusing fingers at Charlotte - herself eager to escape from the oppressive atmosphere of her fat...

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  • Gothic

    He was both tortured slave and lusty master in the decadent colonial islands. -- Fleeing Scotland at 16 with a price on his head, through 10 brutal years as a slave in the West Indies, Colin Lowrie's pride was all that sustained him. -- Cassie, the s...

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  • Gothic

    One day in the autumn of 1817 the Ipswich coach discharged a strange, ill-assorted company at the Fleece Inn. It was a day destined to change forever the lives of those who lived at the Fleece. -- Will Oakley....The Fleece's landlord. A quiet man...

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  • Gothic

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    ...a vague feeling of uneasiness ... a child's macabre drawings ... dull thuds on the back stairs ... a glimpse of faces under the whitewash on the attic wall ... There were no screams in the night, no objects flying through the air, no murderous, di...

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  • Gothic

    A superb blend of romance, humor, and tragedy by one of the greatest storytellers of our time. These tales of love and passion, hate, and violence, will transport you to the four corners of the world. They will alternately charm and frighten - but th...

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  • Gothic

    Hester Roon was the bastard daughter of the scullery maid at the Fleece Inn, and a serving girl herself - until her master commanded her presence in his chambers. To escape from him, she ran away and joined London's sprawling underworld - until she w...

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  • Gothic

    The unforgettable story of a simple Gypsy girl, born in the reign of Henry VIII, and of her strange, fancinating descendants. None of them would ever be forgotten by the men and women whose lives Fate linked with theirs. Amoung them were knaves and h...

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  • Gothic

    Mrs. Rowan's House was officially a coffee house.But the serving girls were unusually pretty-and extremely available to the male customers. It was no place for the shy,lovely Letty to grow up, and young Dr. Humphrey Shadbolt was determined to rescue ...

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  • Gothic

    He was both tortured slave and lusty master in the decadent colonial islands. -- Fleeing Scotland at 16 with a price on his head, through 10 brutal years as a slave in the West Indies, Colin Lowrie's pride was all that sustained him. -- Cassie, t...

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  • General Fiction

    In 1846 the Donner party set out for the "Promised Land"... -- They were leaving the hot, arid country of Utah and Nevada behind. They were heading for California, land of opportunity---beautiful, green, and rich. -- And they were all going toget...

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  • Gothic

    Santa Maria was home to Lindoa Ransom. She had been born there, and had spent a happy childhood on the lush, sun-baked Caribbean island. The one thing she wanted more that anything else was to return...... When the opportunity came to a position...

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  • General Fiction

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  • Gothic

    The Bull, a wayside tavern, weathers sixteen centuries of British history and its hardy Gilderson family proprietors serve every colorful wayfarer along the way and survive every misfortune, from palgues to Nazis...

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