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Lie By Moonlight

Author : Amanda Quick
ISBN : 9781405514149
Genre : Fiction
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During an investigation into a woman's death, gentleman thief turned private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells finds himself at Aldwick Castle - and in the middle of chaos. The building is in flames. Men are dead. And a woman and four young girls are fleeing on horseback. A confirmed loner, Ambrose nevertheless finds himself taking Miss Concordia Glade and her young charges under his wing. With their lives at risk, he insists they must remain in hiding until he is able to unravel the truth behind their recent imprisonment at the castle. Concordia has never met anyone like Ambrose Wells before. He is bold, clever, and inscrutable - even to the perceptive gaze of a professional teacher such as herself. He is also her only hope to protect her pupils from the unscrupulous men who are after them - powerful, shadowy figures who will stop at nothing to get what they want.
Category: Fiction

The Journal Of Albion Moonlight

Author : Kenneth Patchen
ISBN : 0811201449
Genre : Poetry
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A chronicle of violent fury and compassion, written when Surrealism was still vigorous and doing battle with psychotic "reality," The Journal of Albion Moonlight is the American monument to engagement.
Category: Poetry

Crystal Gardens

Author : Amanda Quick
ISBN : 9781101580424
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick delivers “a promising start to a Victorian-era series”* with the first Ladies of Lantern Street novel… Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety. Lucas Sebastian has never been one to ignore a lady in danger, even if she is trespassing on his property. Quickly disposing of her would-be assassin, he insists they keep the matter private. There are rumors enough already, about treasure buried under his garden and occult botanical experiments performed by his uncle—who died of mysterious causes. With Evangeline’s skill for detection, and Lucas’s sense of the criminal mind, they soon discover that they have a common enemy. And as the energy emanating from Crystal Gardens intensifies, they realize that to survive they must unearth what has been buried for too long.
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The Annual Anthology

Author : Robert Southey
ISBN : NYPL:33433076038268
Genre : English poetry
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Category: English poetry

Silver Master

Author : Jayne Castle
ISBN : 1101147261
Genre : Fiction
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Cadence City matchmaker and para-resonator Celinda Ingram meets her match in security specialist Davis Oakes. On the hunt for the powerful relic that Celinda supposedly bought as a toy for her pet dust bunny, Davis must use all of his unique psychic abilities to try and wrest the ruby red object from the suspicious duo, keep his desire for Celinda in check-and keep them all safe from those who will do anything to possess the relic.
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Moonlight And Ashes

Author : Rosie Goodwin
ISBN : 9780755382644
Genre : Fiction
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Two evacuees. One caring mother. One World War. Moonlight and Ashes is a heart-breaking wartime saga from Rosie Goodwin, the bestselling author of A Mother's Grace, Mothering Sunday and The Little Angel. This warm and compelling read is sure to stay with you long after you have finished the last page. Perfect for fans of Cathy Sharp and Pam Evans. 'Not only is Goodwin's characterisation and dialogue compelling, but her descriptive writing is a joy' - Nottingham Evening Post Despite being trapped in an abusive marriage, Maggie still feels blessed with her eight-year-old twins, Danny and Lizzie, and baby girl, Lucy. But when the Second World War begins it seems that her blessings may have run out. Although the war lets her escape her husband when he's sent to the front, she must also lose the twins, as they're evacuated to North Wales. Lizzie seems to be in the perfect family, while Danny is left with a man who seems to resent his presence. But appearances can be deceptive, and while Maggie struggles to survive the bombings at home, her children face danger of a different kind. What Amazon readers are saying about Moonlight and Ashes: 'Once again Rosie has written another gripping tale with fantastic plots, events and realism. You won't be able to put the book down as you will want to find out what happens to Maggie, her children and the people that surround her life as they deal with the Coventry Blitz in World War 2. Rosie Goodwin is an author you can trust to deliver and every single novel she has produced has given millions of readers' great pleasure' 'I have just finished this wonderful book and I have to say it's the best book I have read in a very long time. The characters are so believable and life like, I just didn't want to put it down! Well done Rosie!'
Category: Fiction

Collected Poems

Author : Alexander Theroux
ISBN : 9781606998021
Genre : Poetry
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This is a collection of the National Book Award-nominated author’s poems: sonnets, odes, ballads, and more. The publication of Alexander Theroux’s Collected Poems, a gathering of more than 660 poems, an astonishing creative output, will be among the major literary events of the year. Here is a full cornucopia of sonnets, odes, ballads, free verse, triolets, pure, satires, narratives, dramatic monologues, fanciful meditations, flytings and harangues, ruminations on death and lost love, and no end of lyrics both beautiful and fierce. Taken altogether they contrive to make up a record of the author’s deepest thoughts and reflect the dramatis personae of his life. Theroux captures in his work those rare, frail, but precious truths, inaccessible to the common run of men that would otherwise have vanished into nescience. Sardonic, astute, impertinent, tender, clever, warmhearted, delphic, truculent, comic, defiantly aggressive, and often achingly personal, he shows an intensity of observation and invention.
Category: Poetry

Kiss Me By Moonlight

Author : Michele Zurlo
ISBN : 9781623421205
Genre : Fiction
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Hey there. It's Lacey again. Falling in love and landing Dylan hasn't been the panacea I thought it would be. For starters, he moved into my apartment without asking, and he continues to have no respect for my need to have things in sets of six. Pile that on top of my emotional upheaval after losing my stepfather, and you have a recipe for disaster no amount of German chocolate cake can cure...Yes, Lacey Hallem's life remains fraught with challenge, but you know she's a fighter. Forming a talent management agency with her best friends has been the best career move she's ever made--even if it's the only thing currently working according to plan. Lacey's OCD is getting the better of her, and this time her hands aren't the only casualty. When her lies ruin her relationships with both Kiss Me Goodnight and Dylan, she's forced to confront her demons in ways she's never had to before. As she again faces her past, can she learn once and for all to let love and friendship through the barriers she's built?Both harrowing and hilarious, this conclusion to the tale of Lacey and Dylan will leave you laughing, crying, and fanning yourself--sometimes all at once. Michele Zurlo triumphs again in this moving story about life's quirks and what we all have to do to get by.
Category: Fiction

Moonlight Road

Author : Robyn Carr
ISBN : 9781426849602
Genre : Fiction
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With her beloved younger siblings settled and happy, Erin Foley has empty nest syndrome. At age thirty-five. So she's hitting the pause button on her life and holing up in a secluded (but totally upgraded—she's not into roughing it) cabin near Virgin River. Erin is planning on getting to know herself…not the shaggy-haired mountain man she meets. In fact, beneath his faded fatigues and bushy beard, Aiden Riordan is a doctor, recharging for a summer after leaving the navy. He's intrigued by the pretty, slightly snooty refugee from the rat race—her meditating and journaling are definitely keeping him at arm's length. He'd love to get closer…if his scruffy exterior and crazy ex-wife don't hold him back. But maybe it's something in the water—unlikely romances seem to take root in Virgin River…helped along by some well-intentioned meddling, of course.
Category: Fiction

Lie Down With Lions

Author : Ken Follett
ISBN : 1101143827
Genre : Fiction
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"Vintage Follett . . . This is his most ambitious novel and it succeeds admirably." —USA Today Ellis, the American. Jean-Pierre, the Frenchman. They were two men on opposite sides of the Cold War, with a woman torn between them. Together, they formed a triangle of passion and deception, racing from terrorist bombs in Paris to the violence and intrigue of Afghanistan—to the moment of truth and deadly decision for all of them. . . . Look out for Ken Follett's newest book, A Column of Fire, available now.
Category: Fiction

Crimes By Moonlight

Author : Charlaine Harris
ISBN : 9780575098053
Genre : Fiction
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Nighttime is the perfect time for the perfect crime. #1 SUNDAY TIMES and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Charlaine Harris edits and contributes an all-new story - set in her Sookie Stackhouse universe, now filmed as TRUE BLOOD - to this anthology from the Mystery Writers of America. Other authors include: Steve Brewer, Dana Cameron, Max Allan Collins and Mickey Spillane, Barbara D'Amato, Brendan DuBois, Terrie Farley Moran, Jack Fredrickson, Parnell Hall, Carolyn Hart, S. W. Hubbard, Toni L. P. Kelner, Lou Kemp, William Kent Kreuger, Harley Jane Kozak, Margaret Maron, Martin Meyers, Jeffrey Somers, Elaine Viets and Mike Wiecek
Category: Fiction

Devil In Moonlight

Author : Maurice Procter
ISBN : 9781471902567
Genre : Fiction
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'The door was open. McCool stood in the doorway and switched on the light. He gazed at an open safe, and then he turned his head slightly to observe a heap of stained brown gabardine which lay on the floor. It was an untidy sight, even though the legs and feet which protruded from it were expensively trousered and immaculately shod.' Chief Inspector McCool has two murder cases on his hands - and one of the victims is his ex-fiancee, found dead after a reunion with him.
Category: Fiction

Killing The Moonlight

Author : Jennifer Scappettone
ISBN : 9780231537742
Genre : Literary Criticism
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As a city that seems to float between Europe and Asia, removed by a lagoon from the tempos of terra firma, Venice has long seduced the Western imagination. Since the 1797 fall of the Venetian Republic, fantasies about the sinking city have engendered an elaborate series of romantic clichés, provoking conflicting responses: some modern artists and intellectuals embrace the resistance to modernity manifest in Venice's labyrinthine premodern form and temporality, whereas others aspire to modernize by "killing the moonlight" of Venice, in the Futurists' notorious phrase. Spanning the history of literature, art, and architecture—from John Ruskin, Henry James, and Ezra Pound to Manfredo Tafuri, Italo Calvino, Jeanette Winterson, and Robert Coover—Killing the Moonlight tracks the pressures that modernity has placed on the legacy of romantic Venice, and the distinctive strains of aesthetic invention that resulted from the clash. In Venetian incarnations of modernism, the anachronistic urban fabric and vestigial sentiment that both the nation-state of Italy and the historical avant-garde would cast off become incompletely assimilated parts of the new. Killing the Moonlight brings Venice into the geography of modernity as a living city rather than a metaphor for death, and presents the archipelago as a crucible for those seeking to define and transgress the conceptual limits of modernism. In strategic detours from the capitals of modernity, the book redrafts the confines of modernist culture in both geographical and historical terms.
Category: Literary Criticism

Midnight Crystal

Author : Jayne Castle
ISBN : 9781101442562
Genre : Fiction
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It began with Krentz...continued with Quick...and now it will end with Castle. Book Three of the Dreamlight trilogy. For many earthly centuries, a legendary curse has plagued the Winters family, stemming from the tumultuous founding of the Arcane Society. But now, on the futuristic world of Harmony, the curse's final mystery will be unraveled... Head of the ghost hunters guild Adam Winters and dreamlight reader extraordinaire Marlowe Jones must break the curse, save Harmony's entire underworld-and fight a passion that could destroy them both. Watch a Video
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Moonlight Vines

Author : Charles de Lint
ISBN : 1429911255
Genre : Fiction
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Familiar to Charles de Lint's ever-growing audience as the setting of the novels Memory & Dream, Trader, and Someplace To Be Flying, Newford is the quintessential North American city, tough and streetwise on the surface and rich with hidden magic for those who can see. Now de Lint returns to this extraordinary city for a third volume of short stories set there, including several never before published in book form. Here is enchantment under a streetlamp: the landscape of urban North America as only Charles de Lint can show it. "Blending Lovecraft's imagery, Dunsany's poetry, Carroll's surrealism, and Alice Hoffman's small-town strangeness," wrote Interzone on Dreams Underfoot, de Lint's Newford tales are "a haunting mixture of human warmth and cold inevitability, of lessons learned and prices to be paid." At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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A Masquerade In The Moonlight

Author : Kasey Michaels
Genre : Fiction
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From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling romance author Kasey Michaels comes the third in her ENTERPRISING LADIES series. A brash American, Thomas Joseph Donovan, arrives in London just in time to meet debutante Marquerite Balfour, young, beautiful, and very much in Donovan's way. It would appear she has some mischief afoot, mischief that could ruin Donovan's mission to arrange some "deliveries" to his country, hoping to avoid yet another war with England. Bring on a battle of wills, a battle of wits... and an attraction that can't be denied. **For a limited time, get two free books from Kasey > (just copy and paste into your browser)**
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Author : Carolyn Jewel
ISBN : 9780983382621
Genre : Fiction
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Two lifelong friends. One last chance to become something more. Beautiful widow Philippa throws a party for the new Earl of Dane, a younger friend she’s known for decades. As the servants clear away the remnants of the celebration, the two companions step out onto the terrace where Philippa asks for Dane’s opinion of the man she’s about to marry. As Dane takes in the appearance of his friend in the moonlight, he realizes Philippa’s fiancé is all wrong for her. He doesn’t care that she’s older and a widow. Dane wants her for himself, and Philippa doesn't mind the suggestion one bit. Moonlight is a friends-to-lovers Regency romance novella. If you like steamy sex, well-developed characters, and authentic emotions, then you’ll love Carolyn Jewel’s passionate holiday story. Buy Moonlight today to watch friendship become much more intimate!
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The Tale Of The Farmer S Second Son

Author : Bob Podrasky
ISBN : 9781620641842
Genre : Fiction
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When a widowed farmer calls his two sons to him and tells them of his plans for their inheritance, the true nature of what is in their hearts shows through. In stylized language reminiscent of traditional fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, Bob Podrasky weaves a magical tale of two brothers, a tiny village and a forest, love and jealousy, secrets and magic. While most fairy tales written today are retellings of the classic stories, The Tale of the Farmer's Second Son is a unique, original tale in novelette form. As the author explains, "So many fairy tales are stories of good versus evil. I wanted to write something a little different. This is a story of evil versus evil."
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Moonlight Water

Author : Win Blevins
ISBN : 9781466869806
Genre : Fiction
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A rock star finds adventure, love, music, healing, and life in Win Blevins and Meredith Blevins' Moonlight Water. Robbie, a San Francisco area musician, half burned out on his career, is blind-sided by his wife's miscarriage and a painful divorce. Devastated, he has a visionary experience which tantalizes him with the possibility of an entirely new life. He sets out to wander America by car to find what his money couldn't buy. Robbie stumbles upon his new life in an unlikely place, among the Navajos. There, he falls in love with a ranger and helps her track down looters that are threatening area artifacts, becomes welcomed into the community, and finds the most valuable artifact of all...himself. Moonlight Water is the story of the redemption of a shipwrecked life through challenge, courage, and love. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Attuned To Alien Moonlight

Author : Dennis Haskell
ISBN : 0702232386
Genre : Fiction
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Bruce Dawe is Australia's most popular and widely studied poet. This first full-scale critical study of his poetry to date reveals a richly complex and varied poet. Dennis Haskell argues that the widespread view of Dawe as a social satirist is limiting, and that Dawe is a more imaginative and lyrical poet than he has been given credit for, as the title "Attuned to Alien Moonlight" indicates.Daw'es apparent topicality and ease of access hides deeper, more mysterious, and more Romantic elements in his work. Haskell analyses well-known and some quite unknown poems in order to build up a picture of Dawe's poetry as a whole, and his chapters approach Dawe from some surprising perspectives - for example in relation to Asia and as a love poet.Aimed at both students of Dawe's work and the general literary reader, the book places Dawe in the context of Australian poetry and cultural values, and in relation to the larger traditions of poetry in English. It includes a substantial bibliography and a comprehensive chronology.
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