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Description: Returning from France to rule Scotland, young Mary faces a byzantine web of intrigue as friends conspire to grab the throne of England and enemies conspire to kill her. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Description: At the beginning of this masterpiece of African literature, Clarence, a white man, has been shipwrecked on the coast of Africa. Flush with self-importance, he demands to see the king, but the king has just left for the south of his realm. Traveling through an increasingly phantasmagoric landscape in the company of a beggar and two roguish boys, Clarence is gradually stripped of his pretensions, un...
Description: In the final book of the True Seeker series, newly married and deeply in love, Betsy and Jeff Chadwick are called to serve a mission in historical Nauvoo. There, they are faced with more than just learning how to be great missionaries. Are their testimonies and love strong enough to stand up under the life-threatening situations?Things become even more complicated when they meet Roxey Culhase, a m...
Description: Hoping to find meaning in their own lives by tracking a hurricane on a small Caribbean island, amateur storm chasers Beverly and Caldwell seek shelter at a resort alongside three locals while tracing both the storm and their own tragic pasts. 15,000 first printing.
Description: Miss Marjoribanks is an 1866 novel by Margaret Oliphant. It follows the exploits of its heroine, Lucilla Marjoribanks, as she schemes to improve the social life of the provincial English town of Carlingford.
Description: Married to a successful physician and prominently ensconced in society, Irene Redfield leads a charmed existence ? until a chance encounter with a childhood friend who has been "passing for white."
Description: A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love
Description: Una novela apasionante que narra la heroica aventura de quienes se atrevieron a cambiar el mundo con libros. «En tiempos de oscuridad siempre hubo hombres buenos que lucharon por traer las luces y el progreso. Y otros que procuraron impedirlo.» Arturo Pérez-Reverte A finales del siglo XVIII, cuando dos miembros de la Real Academia Española, el bibliotecario don Hermógenes Molina y el almirant...
Description: Considerado seu livro mais ambicioso pelo jornal inglês The Guardian e comparado a Silêncio dos Inocentes, de Thomas Harris, pelo The Times, Boneco de neve é um livro arrepiante. No dia da primeira neve do ano, na fria cidade de Oslo, o inspetor Harry Hole se depara com um psicopata cruel, que cria suas próprias regras; O terror se espalha pela cidade, pois um boneco de neve no jardim pode ser um aviso de que haverá uma próxima vítima. No caso mais desafiador da sua carreira, Hole se envolve em uma trama complexa e mortal, com final surpreendente.