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Deirdre And Desire

Author : M.C. Beaton
ISBN : 9781849019439
Genre : Fiction
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Red-haired, jade-eyed Deirdre is determined to marry for Love - nothing else will do. So the fact her father's candidate for her hand, Lord Harry Desire, is well bred and good looking, interests her not a jot! But the feelings he arouses in her are truly distracting. Deirdre's discovery of what desire can mean and where her heart really lies brings about a delicious climax to this adventure of intrigue, misunderstanding - and love!
Category: Fiction

Deirdre Desire

Author : M. C. Beaton
ISBN : 1471333795
Genre : Great Britain
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Red-haired, jade-eyed Deirdre is determined to marry for love - nothing else will do. So the fact that her father's candidate for her hand, Lord Harry Desire, is well-bred and good-looking interests her not a jot! But the feelings he arouses in her are truly distracting... Deirdre's discovery of what desire can mean, and where her heart really lies, brings about a delicious climax to this adventure of intrigue, misunderstanding - and love.
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Deirdre S True Desire

Author : Heather McCorkle
ISBN : 9781516102884
Genre : Fiction
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Seeking the pot of gold at California’s end She married rich, but not well. Now, with the Civil War ended and her husband gone, Deirdre must make her own way in the world. The golden, untamed valleys of Sonoma County beckon, a land ripe with promise. But her dreams of building a home and starting a winery are thwarted by locals who don’t want to sell to a spirited, independent woman—much less an Irish one. Two very different gentlemen aid in Deirdre’s quest. Kin O’Leary is tall, dark, and oh-so-charming. Owner of Sonoma’s most successful inn, Kin is one of the wealthiest men in the county, and Deirdre believes this makes him an ill-advised suitor. Complicating her circumstance is Dylan O’Reilly, the strapping young cattle hand who stirs her passion to life but hides some dangerous secrets. With Deirdre’s dreams hanging in the balance, the forthright young widow faces a difficult choice. Will she have the luck of the Irish when it comes to love? “The love for Irish-American history is especially present . . . This is perfect for readers who love tackling difficult issues, Irish-American history and non-Regency settings.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars, on Courting the Corporal
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The Taming Of Annabelle

Author : M.C. Beaton
ISBN : 9781849019514
Genre : Fiction
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From the moment honey-tressed young Annabelle met her sister Minerva's intended, Lord Sylvester, she developed a secret passion for him that obsessed her. Now she was determined to take him away from Minerva - no matter what! But Annabelle hadn't reckoned on Lord Sylvester's best friend, Peter, who falls in love with her and decides to tame her growing passions towards the wrong man!
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Lady Margery S Intrigue

Author : M.C. Beaton
ISBN : 9781472101341
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At age twenty-three, the petite Lady Margery has already graced the rows of wallflowers for many a season. With the one exception of Charles, the Marquess of Edgecombe, the only man who ever dances with her, Lady Margery will have nothing to do with men; what's more, she does not even particularly like Charles. Bored beyond words, she firmly decides this to be the end of it all and returns to the comfort of her only love, her home at Chelmswood. But she does not find comfort, not even there. It seems her middle-aged father has taken for himself a dim-witted brat of nineteen to be his bride. Forced into bankruptcy by his child-bride's lust for luxury, Margery's father determines to sell Chelmswood. But Margery will not hear of it and launches an all-out, military-like campaign to ensnare herself a wealthy husband and save her ancestral family home. Everything seems to be going according to plan until the unforeseen intervention of Charles sabotages Margery's plan, giving them both a run for their money.
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Dedicated To Deirdre

Author : Anne Marie Winston
ISBN : 9781459257986
Genre : Fiction
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GETTING REACQUAINTED Ronan Sullivan needed a place to stay, and old acquaintance Deirdre Patten had a room to rent. But close proximity could ignite passion they had once denied, and for this single mom, opening her home—and heart—could prove very perilous indeed…. WITH LOVE The reality of Deirdre was sweeter than the memories that haunted Ronan's dreams. This loving woman gave him shelter for his body…and shattered soul. And though he longed to dedicate the rest of his life to Deirdre, Ronan was wary of sharing with her his secrets—or promises of forever…. BUTLER COUNTY BRIDES: Three small-town friends bring three of the sexiest, most powerful men to their knees!
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Leonardo S Horse

Author : R. M. Berry
ISBN : 1573660310
Genre : Fiction
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Both Leonardo di Vinci, on his deathbed in 1519, and R-, a historian in the twentieth century, ponder the reasons the artist abandoned work on his enormous statue of a horse in Milan
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States Of Desire

Author : Vicki Mahaffey
ISBN : 0195353889
Genre : Literary Collections
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This book is an intimate study of the three giants in Irish literary history: Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, and James Joyce. In addition to constructing a narrative of Irelands political and literary past, Vicki Mahaffey interweaves the lives and writing of the authors into a portrait of national imagination, shaped not only by a vast cultural and mythic heritage, but also by the hard fact of English political domination. States of Desire argues that what people desire is fundamentally connected to how they write and read. Not only do language and narrative shape desire (and vice versa), but because these processes are socially conditioned, some political circumstances, such as those present in Ireland at the turn of the century, foster experimental desire more successfully than others. Mahaffey's contribution to the critical discourse on literary modernism is to assign a political motive to the art of modernist wordplay; in doing so, she offers a more compelling and socially driven version of the oft-told tale of literary modernism. Irish writers, she argues, sought to disrupt the rigidity of political thinking and social control by turning language into a weapon; by opening up infinite new possibilities of meaning and association, linguistic play makes it impossible for thought to be monopolized by the state or any other institutional power. In this light, the text becomes a prism of political, cultural, and erotic desires: a fountain of conscious and unconscious linguistic suggestion. Defying semantic control and refuting societal repression, Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce literally fought, in their lives and in their work, for a freedom of expression which--as was painfully evidenced in the case of Wilde--was not to be had for the asking.
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Desire Change

Author : Heather Davis
ISBN : 9780773550773
Genre : Art
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In the resistance to the violence of gender-based oppression, vibrant – but often ignored – worlds have emerged, full of nuance, humour, and beauty. Correcting an absence of writing about contemporary feminist work by Canadian artists, Desire Change considers the resurgence of feminist art, thought, and practice in the past decade by examining artworks that respond to themes of diversity and desire. Essays by historians, artists, and curators present an overview of a range of artistic practices including performance, installation, video, textiles, and photography. Contributors address the desire for change through three central frames: how feminist art has significantly contributed to the complex understanding of gender as it intersects with sexuality and race; the necessary critique of patriarchy and institutions as they relate to colonization within the Canadian nation-state; and the ways in which contemporary critiques are formed and expressed. The resulting collection addresses art through an activist lens to examine intersectional feminism, decolonization, and feminist institution building in a Canadian context. Heavily illustrated with representative works, Desire Change raises both the stakes and the concerns of contemporary feminist art, with an understanding that feminism is always and necessarily plural. Contributors include Janice Anderson (Concordia University), Gina Badger (artist, writer, editor, Toronto), Noni Brynjolson (writer, San Diego), Amber Christensen (curator and writer, Toronto), Karin Cope (NSCAD), Lauren Fournier (artist, writer, and curator, York University), Amy Fung (curator and writer, Toronto), Kristina Huneault (Concordia University), Alice Ming Wai Jim (Concordia University), Tanya Lukin Linklater (artist, North Bay), Sheila Petty (University of Regina), Kathleen Ritter (curator and writer, Vancouver), Daniella Sanader (curator and writer, Toronto), Thérèse St. Gelais (UQAM), cheyanne turions (curator and writer, Toronto), Ellyn Walker (Queen’s University), Jayne Wark (NSCAD) and Jenny Western (curator and writer, Winnipeg).
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