London: Pavilion / Michael Joseph, 1989. The classic account of boating on the river Thames, annotated and introduces by Christopher Matthew and Benny Green. This version handsomely suoplemented by contemporary illustrations. 192p. illus.bibliography index. Trade Paperback. Fine.
New York: William Morrow, 2007. Many rumors abound about a mysterious gentleman said to be the love of Jane's lifefinally, the truth may have been found. . . .What if, hidden in an old attic chest, Jane Austen's memoirs were discovered after hundreds of years? What if those pages revealed the untold story of a life-changing love affair? That's the premise behind this spellbinding novel, which delves into the secrets of Jane Austen's life, giving us untold insights into her mind and heart. Jane Austen has given up her writing when, on a fateful trip to Lyme, she meets the well-read and charming Mr. Ashford, a man who is her equal in intellect and temperament. Inspired by the people and places around her, and encouraged by his faith in her, Jane begins revising Sense and Sensibility, a book she began years earlier, hoping to be published at last. Deft and witty, written in a style that echoes Austen's own, this unforgettable novel offers a delightfully possible scenario for the inspiration behind this beloved author's romantic tales. It's a remarkable book, irresistible to anyone who loves Jane Austen -and to anyone who loves a great story. 1st Pbk. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
U.S.A.: Harpercollins, 1991. Captures all the absurdities and eccentricities of small-town life - marvellous! In this funny, moving and heart-warming novel, Joelene Mathieson moves from California to a small town in upstate New York to look after her ailing Uncle Percy. Old Uncle Percy is a reluctant patient with a mean streak, and to make matters worse he doesn't take kindly to George, Joelene's teenage son. Uncle Percy is to bethe least of Joelene's worries, for unbeknown to her, an old boyfriend has packed the lining of her Mustang with banknotes, andboth he and his Mafia friends are on its trail..... Uncorrected Proof. Orignal Wraps. Very Good.
London: Nelson Undated reprint Attractive pocket sized hardcover in blue leather look cover, gilt title on spine.537p.. Reprint. Leather Style Binding. Near Fine.
Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2008. A secret concealed for centuries, shrouded in myth, silenced by stone. A secret that if unleashed threatens to shake the very foundation of Western civilization. A secret that can remain hidden no longer. The quest begins in Rome, where a grizzly murder and a plundered tomb serve to ignite perhaps the most controversial conflict in human history. Inspector Domenico Conti is charged with the task of recovering the contents of the tomb, but as he delves deeper into the investigation, he is thrust into the center of a centuries-old struggle between truth and those who would stop at nothing to conceal it. But he is not alone. Dr. Dana McCarter, newly appointed director of the Advanced Institute for the Study of Antiquity, finds herself at the heart of the mystery when her considerable expertise in ancient Greek philosophy and her suspect involvement with the black market take her on a journey beginning in her New York University offices and sweeping around the globefrom the dark alleys of Moscow, to the rolling hills of the Italian countryside and the enigmatic relics of an ancient civilization, alive with long-kept secrets. As the search for answers leads them through a labyrinth of conspiracy and intrigue, Dana and Domenico must question everything they believe in and decide how much they are willing to sacrifice to know the truth.. 1st US Edition. Hard Cover. New/New.
New York: Harcourt,Brace & Company, 1946. Nice vintage copy of this classic. Green cloth with gilded spine title and minor wear to foot of spine. Name of previous owner on ffep has been blanked out with black marker, else near fine . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979. "Their business was beauty, and their goal survival, their world was .. High Gloss " A novel set in the world of luxury cosmetics, [the author was the former presisdemnt and CEO of Helena Rubinstein] Signed by the author on ffep . There is also a "withdrawn" stamp on ffep, but no other marks of previous ownership.. Signed by Author. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Price Clipped.
New York: Random House Audio, 2005. Abridged Box contains 5 CDs Read by Katherine Kellgren .Playing time 6.5 hours . First Thus. CD Box. Near Fine. Illus. by Read by Katherine Kellgren.
Toronto: Listen for Pleasure , 1978. Abridged. Box contains 2 double sided cassettes. Read by Dame Peggy Ashcroft. Playing time 3 hours.. First Thus. Boxed Set. Fine. Illus. by Read by Peggy Ashcroft.
London: Gallery Books, 2013. Soft Cover. As New.
Toronto: Listen for Pleasure, 1985. Abridged. Box contains 2 double sided audio cassettes. Read by Richard Crenna. Playing time 2 hours. Ex library, Cover damaged , but contents good. Boxed Set. Good. Illus. by Read by Richard Crenna. Ex-Library.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. "In 1483, Father Felix Fabri embarks on a pilgrimage to venerate the relics of the martyr Saint Katherine of Alexandria, only to find himself caught up in a mystery when parts of the saint's body begin to turn up missing.". 1st US Edition. Hardcover. New/New.
London: Sphere Books Limited, 1977. Fictional account of the relationship between Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. Pbk. Good. Ex-Library.
London: Macmillan, 1974. Neat tight copy. Reissue. Pbk. Very Good.
New York 1962: The Dial Press, 2013. Kinsellas latest romantic romp revolves around two sisters with very different notions about love. Impulsive Lottie is expecting her boyfriend, Richard, to propose to her; shes floored when he instead suggests a vacation using his frequent-flier miles. When Richard balks at the idea of marriage, Lottie breaks up with him. She runs straight into the arms of an old flame, Ben, with whom she spent a magical summer at the age of 18 on the island of Ikonos. Ben is more than ready to rekindle their relationship and walk down the aisle with her. When Lotties practical older sister, Fliss, gets wind of her plan to marry Ben, Fliss is determined to stop the nuptials. Bens coworker Lorcan seems equally opposed to the wedding, and Fliss thinks theyre set, until Lottie and Ben have a hasty ceremony and jet to Ikonos. Fliss decides she has to sabotage the honeymoon in the hopes of getting Lottie to see that shes making a huge mistake. Theres plenty of silly fun to be had in this charming comedy of errors. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.
New York: Bantam, 2008. The Waverleys are a curious family to the townspeople of Bascom, North Carolina. Legend has it that their feisty apple tree is enchanted, and that eating its fruit can show you the future. But no one foresaw how two very different sisters would spring from the same family roots. Claire has never let go of her connection to family and lives alone in the old Waverley home, running a successful catering company and using ingredients from her magical garden.. Softcover. New.
New York: Pyramid Books, 1971. Vintage paperback, very slight spin crease . Reprint. Pbk. Good>Very Good.
London: Hutchinson, 1967. Novel set in a fishing community on the West Coast of Scotland. Jacket dsign by Douglas Hall. Name of previous owner blacked out on ffep, else near fine. DJ scuffed with some nicks now protected in plastic sleeve.. 1st UK Ed. Hardcover. Very Good/Good with slight chips & Tear.
London: St Martins Press, 1994. 1st.US Ed.. Hard Cover. New/New.
London: St Martins Press, 1994. 1st.US Ed.. Hard Cover. New/New.