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The Slow Awakening

By Marchant, Catherine

New York: William Morrow & Co, 1976. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 281 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards; When orphaned Kirsten MacGregor grows up, her beauty is marred by a cast in one eye. The locals' prejudice causes her to be sold to a traveling tinker who gets her pregnant. She is rescued to bear her child, and a strange bargain follows.

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The House on Hope Street
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The House on Hope Street

By Steel, Danielle

New York: Delacorte Press, 2000-06. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 231 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards, corners bumped, surface tear on front of jacket, some edge tears to jacket as well; Life was good for Liz and Jack Sutherland. In 18 years of marriage, they had built a family, a successful law practice, and a happy home on Hope Street. Then, in an instant, it all fell apart. For Jack a five-minute errand ends in tragedy, and suddenly Liz is alone with an unbearable loss.

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Give Us This Day
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Give Us This Day

By Delderfield, R. F.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973-11-07. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 767 pages; edge wear to boards, some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped; Adam Swann has grown old and is struggling to keep up with the changing times. The horse is giving way to the motorcar, with devastating effect on his transport business. As a new century is born, the Boer War brings tragedy, but even this cannot quench the spirit of the Swann family.

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Jewels

By Steele, Danielle

New York: Delacorte Press, 1992. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 471 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards; corner tears in jacket, rubbing; Spanning five decades in the loves and life of Sarah Whitfield and the jewel business she builds after the war.

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Beach Music
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Beach Music

By Conroy, Pat

New York: Doubleday, 1995-06-01. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 656 pages; corners lightly bumped, some edge wear to jacket and boards, bit of scuffing to jacket; Jack McCall, living in Rome with his daughter after the suicide of his wife, finds his solitude disturbed by the appearance of his sister-in-law. She begs his help in tracking down a former classmate who went underground as a Vietnam protester--and never resurfaced.

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Star Quality: A Novel
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Star Quality: A Novel

By Collins, Joan

New York: Hyperion, 2002-11-13. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 354 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; When gutsy redhead Millie McLancey defies her humble beginnings to pursue a life on the stage, she becomes the first of four generations of inspiring women to taste success in the glossy, yet precarious, world of show business. Taking us on a thrilling ride from the West End, to Broadway, to Hollywood, and a breathtaking finale in New York, Star Quality is a stirring tale of ambition, betrayal, sex and survival that is as gripping and fascinating as the celebrity world itself.

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The Black Candle
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The Black Candle

By Catherine Cookson

Summit Books, 1990-04. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 488 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some edge wear to boards and jacket, some damage to pastedowns; This gripping multi-generational saga of love, betrayal, and triumph is the finest novel yet from the author of The Bailey Chronicles, and captures the simmering tensions between the aristocracy and lower class in a late 19th-century English village.

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Second Spring: A Love Story, The Fifth Chronicle of the O'Malley Family in the Twentieth Century
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Second Spring: A Love Story, The Fifth Chronicle of the O'Malley Family in the Twentieth Century

By Greeley, Andrew M.

New York: Forge Books, 2004-05-16. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 357 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; It's 1978 and the whole country, exhausted from the twin traumas of Vietnam and Watergate, seems to be suffering from a massive hang-over. Chucky O'Malley knows how the country feels; approaching fifty he finds himself in the grip of a debilitating mid-life crisis. He hasn't lost his faith, exactly, but he does feel disillusioned and depressed. As he travels the world, Chucky searches for a way to renew his weary spirit. Fortunately, he doesn't have to face this challenge alone. With the loving support of his family, and especially his irrepressible and adoring wife, Rosemarie, he just might rediscover his lost hope and optimism in time for a Second Spring..

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The Great Alone
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The Great Alone

By Dailey, Janet

New York: Pocket Books, 1987. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 817 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; The Great Alone is the extraordinary bestseller from Janet Dailey that captures the heart of the last American frontier. This sweeping epic--spanning more than 200 years and seven generations of native Alaskans--tells the story of the building of Alaska from a woman's point of view.

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