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Jackaroo (Tales of the Kingdom, #1)
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There is much want in the kingdom and the tales of Jackaroo, the masked outlaw who helps the poor in times of trouble, are on everyone's lips. Gwyn, the innkeeper's lively daughter, pays little attent…
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Snagging a marriage proposal for her client while on an all-expenses-paid vacation should be a simple job for Ciel Halligan, aura adaptor extraordinaire. A kind of human chameleon, she’s able to take …
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Summer has a magic all its own.

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It's been almost fifty years since a teenage David Gulpil…
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There are friends we can't imagine living without.

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Imprudent Lady
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