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Edith Wharton's superb satirical novel of the Jazz Age, a critically praised best-seller when it was first published. Sex, drugs, work, money, infatuation with the occult and spiritual healing - these…
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The first novel that George Sand wrote without a collaborator, this is not only a vivid romance, but also an impassioned plea for change in the inequitable French marriage laws of the time, and for a …
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Born to a white mother and an absent black father, and despised for her dark skin, Helga Crane has long had to fend for herself. As a young woman, Helga teaches at an all-black school in the South, bu…
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In a Glass Darkly
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This remarkable collection of stories, first published in 1872, includes Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to …
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The Devoted Friend
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A selfish miller proves to be the downfall of his devoted friend and gardener, Hans, even as he benefits from the fruits of Hans’s labour.

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Yoga For Dummies
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Once considered the exclusive domain of Eastern mystics, Yoga is, in reality, a practical mind and body discipline that can enrich the lives of everyone - physically and spiritually. Today, Yoga is em…
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The Last Man
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· 2728 Ratings
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The Piazza Tales
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· 448 Ratings
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A Laodicean: A Story of Today (Everyman Library)
Having accepted the suit of Captain, Paula discovers that his illegitimate son has hatched a plot against Somerset, and so does not go through with the marriage. Instead she finally marries Somerset, …
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Uncle Silas
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The Ghost and the Bonesetter
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Occult Theocracy
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Some times spelled Occult Theocracy. Massive 700 page tome "exposeing" secret societies like the freemasons.

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The Garden of Stars
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TROUBLED young mother Vivian Myrtle arrives one day in the quiet town of Ivory Meadows, trailing her daughter Rosie and a mysterious past. Moving into an isolated and eerie house in the woods, she beg…
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The Quilter's Daughter (Daughters of Lancaster County, #2)
Abby Miller leaves her successful quilt shop and patient fiance in Ohio to help her newly remarried and now pregnant mother in Lancaster County. While she's away, Abby's world is shattered in one fell…
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A Question of Blood (Inspector Rebus #14)
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The fourteenth Inspector Rebus novel - and No.1 bestseller.

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Quiet Days in Clichy
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A Quiver Full of Arrows
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Ordinary Heros,
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Quincey Morris, Vampire
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Texan adventurer Quincey Morris managed to kill the famous Dracula, prince among vampires, at the cost of his own life. But that wasn't the end: now Quincey is a vampire And Dracula's old enemy, Profe…
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Queen's Gambit (The Tudor Trilogy, #1)
Meet the woman who survived Henry VIII in Elizabeth Fremantle's first novel, Queen's Gambit...

My name is Katherine Parr.
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Quest (The Chronicles of Tenebrak, #1 )
At fourteen, Katia is chosen to serve at the Sisterhood's temple in Tenebrak. But violent Discord engulfs the planet threatening the 20,000-year-old Sisterhood's existence. In a satellite far above Te…
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The Domino Pattern (Quadrail, #4)
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Frank Compton used to be an agent for the security forces of Earth, but that was a piece of cake compared to what he’s had to deal with working for the aliens who run the Quadrail, an interstella…
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Odd Girl Out (Quadrail, #3)
3.96 avg. rating
· 1106 Ratings
Former government agent Frank Compton can't catch a break. After a successful mission against the Modhri, the coral polyp-based group mind that is attempting to take over the galaxy, Frank arrives at …
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The Third Lynx (Quadrail, #2)
3.94 avg. rating
· 1218 Ratings
Former government agent Frank Compton foiled a plot to enslave the galaxy in Night Train to Rigel. But the Modhri, an ancient telepathically linked intelligence, has walkers, unwilling hosts that can …
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She Weeps Each Time You're Born
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· 552 Ratings
Quan Barry’s luminous fiction debut brings us the tumultuous history of modern Vietnam as experienced by a young girl born under mysterious circumstances a few years before the country’s reunification…
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The Queen's Lady (Thornleigh, #1)
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· 1057 Ratings
Abducted as a child-heiress, Honor Larke escapes to London seeking justice from the only lawyer she knows: the brilliant Sir Thomas More. With More as her affectionate guardian, Honor grows to womanho…
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Night Train to Rigel (Quadrail, #1)
3.90 avg. rating
· 2124 Ratings

It begins when a man delivers a message for former government agent Frank Compton--only to fall dead at his feet. The message is a summons from the Spiders, the exotic and mysterio…
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