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  • "Festival of Beasts" is a fast-paced tale of deceit, which begins in Florida and peaks in the filthy streets of a South American village during a century old annual celebration. Murder, an art heist, and a kidnapping bring together thirty-year-old Am...


  • The vow of blood brotherhood, usually taken on an island, involves cutting the wrists of two participants who may otherwise be enemies and swearing to protect one another’s descent and, if required, to inherit his land. This is the story of three o...


  • After the Douglas clan rebels against King James V and beautiful Jonet Douglas rejects the king's advances, James banishes them and singles Jonet out for persecution by putting her on trial for her life...



  • So how could Julius Partridge, eminent scholar and author, apparently fall from the lethal rocky outcrop in the woods behind his cottage? And why should everyone in the sleepy, time-forgotten village of Bellenden assume his volatile wife, Elaine, is ...


  • Eighteen year old Sally evades her schoolteacher aunt in Scotland and takes a job in the cosmetics department of an old-established London store. Dry rot in its attics leads to the discovery of old bloodstains connected with a murder hushed up more t...


  • Dinah Asshe, a rising young actress dominated by her actor/manager father, elopes with scholarly Paul Arkwright, but years of unhappiness lead her to abandon her husband and children to return to her father and to the stage....








  • The story of Artemia Wivenhoe, the plain and downtrodden companion to a Victorian lady of the 1850s, offers a portrait of a woman torn apart by the restraints of her world who manages to sustain her life through compassion and common sense...


  • Born blind and physically deformed, Margaret of Metola is abandoned by her parents in the city of Castello and becomes a ray of light for the people of the city, befriending and healing the needy and the ill in this story of thirteenth-century Europe...



  • She was the most important beauty contest of them all… They said she was a witch who used her power to capture the most powerful man in Russia… The daughter a minor Russian aristocrat, Anastasia Romanovna was fifteen years old when she was cho...




  • Unable to hear or speak, Fiona Tilney, the reincarnation of the magnificent Fiammetta who fought bravely against the Turks in the sixteenth century, finds herself still yearning for Anthony Graham, the man who changed Fiammetta's life forever...


  • With its jumble of gray wings and towers and the river winding clear below, into its dark and brooding halls comes Honor Thwaite, bride of Richard Sawtrey. Now Honor is mistress of the manor -- a house of terrible secrets that would not remain unspo...



  • Andrew Farquharson, a young Scot travelling abroad, in the course of his adventures is given a unique seed that will grow into a forest of giant trees once grown by an almost extinct Red Indian tribe. He finds, after some searching, that the place th...



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    When the American Civil War brings ruin to the cotton industry in Glasgow and elsewhere, riches are in danger of turning into poverty. But the reverse could happen if you knew where to put your money as did Holy Joe Sproat, McPhail''s session clerk.'...


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    SIMON CARDEM HAS ONE DREAM, ONE OBSESSION: TO BE MASTER OF THE HOUSE OF ASKE To gain this end, he is willing to defy all the rules of this world and the next -- even the legendary curse of the Askes. But one thing he cannot defy: the wil...






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    What if the person you love most in the world was in terrible danger … because of you?Three years ago, Toni’s five-year-old daughter Evie disappeared after leaving school. The police have never been able to find her. There were no witnesses, no ...


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    THE PASSIONATE LOVES AND LIFE OF… MARGARET DOUGLAS, The stunning flaxen-haired niece of King Henry VIII, whose hungers for love led two men to tragedy, whose marriage of convenience became an enduring passion, and whose proximity to the throne p...


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    DANGEROUS AFFAIR When the frail and lovely young Frenchwoman, Marie Vanneau, married William Heatherton, the local minister, he was a complete stranger to her. His violent sexual demands appalled the innocent Marie. But she was forced to submit. ...



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    Jeannie and Edith Urquhart were the daughters of a large and prosperous Glasgow family. Edith was practical and cautious, but Jeannie was impulsive and outgoing, and longed to escape from her respectable middle-class environment. Escape seemed to pre...


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    The will of the late Lord Croom led, as he had hoped, to competition between his disliked twin sons. There was the title and there was the fortune; will the wily Tobias win or the brawny General, still spry after Waterloo? The repercussions involve A...



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    RomanceLarge Print EditionJames, Duke of Monmouth, the natural son of Charles II, was taken early from his mother and reared in Paris by his grandmother Queen Henrietta Maria. Disappointed in his ambition to return to England immediately upon the res...




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    After the death of his devoted Queen-Duchess, Mary Tudor, the Duke of Suffolk married a young girl who had been his ward. She was Catharine Willoughby, a pretty Lincolnshire heiress with Spanish blood who became a great favorite at court. After Suffo...



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    In the years following World War II, Claire works as a dancer. When she is badly injured in an air crash she is told that she will never dance again. While convalescing in the country, she meets Giles Mallard, the recluse who owns the nearby great ho...



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    From the author of VOLLANDS. At the age of twenty, orphan Dorothea is left under the protectionof eccentric Cornish landowner Eli Trevithick. She finds happinesswhen she marries John Woodford, but the constant need to earn a living separates them and...


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    After the death of his reprobate uncle, idealistic young squire Gareth Seaborne inherits the family estate together with money to be awarded upon his production of a son and heir within two years. When Gareth's beautiful Viking wife fails to conceive...






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    A passionate saga of love and obsession. Edmund Whitton came to Scotland full of glorious plans for himself and Steen, his newly inherited ancestral home. He had hoped to marry, beget an heir, and see his family and estate prosper. But a malev...