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    Spring of the Tiger, The by Holt, Victoria

    Collins - Fontana Books, 1980. Previous Owner Markings; Repaired; Moderate Creasing on Front Cover, Spine; Light Creasing on Rear Cover; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Moderately Chipped; Moderate Sticker Pull to Front Cover; Spine Moderately Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. SYNOPSIS: The Ashington Pearls... Perfect beyond price, for generations they have been the heritage of the Ashington family brides. When Sarah goes to Ceylon to claim her plantation inheritance, she cannot avoid hearing about the legends surrounding the pearls - legends of tragedy and death. And when she wars them, the stories come to life. A series of strange and terrifying events make her mistrust even those closest to her: Clinton, her handsome but remote husband; Clytie, her lovely half-sister; Celia, her oldest friend. Someone is threatening her sanity, even her life.... Continental Edition; 1st Thus 1st Print. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Daughters of England 2 The Lion Triumphant by Carr, Philippa

    Glasgow: Collins - Fontana Books, 1975. Repaired; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. THE NEW BESTSELLER BY PHILIPPA CARR ALREADY KNOWN TO MILLIONS AS VICTORIA HOLT. SYNOPSIS: The Lion Triumphant follows The Miracle at St Bruno's with Catharine, daughter of Damask, growing up in the adventurous and turbulent Elizabethan age. While she is still recovering from the bitter blow of losing Carey, Catharine meets and captivates the lusty sea captain Jake Pennlyon. He is determined to master her while she delights in outwitting him but their clash of wills is overshadowed by the greater struggle between England and Spain. Catharine is abducted and carried off captive on a Spanish galleon but Jake's ruthless will follows her even to Spain. Helpless and alone with her Spanish son Roberto and English daughter Linnet, Catharine is torn between love and loyalty and has to make a choice.... First Thus 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

    First thus. 160 p.; ill. ; includes Book Group Reading Notes. Very minor wear to covers/edges, otherwise Near Fine. A special edition printed for a city-wide reading campaign with exclusive sketches by Cam Kennedy and an introduction by Ian Rankin. The Book Group Reading Notes discuss "shilling shockers", the author's inspiration, how it relates to the sci-fi genre, etc. From the back cover: "Born of a nightmare" and "produced in white-hot haste", the first manuscript of Robert Louis Stevenson's novella, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , was thrown into a fire, but the second telling of this dark, gothic tale became a publishing sensation in 1886. John Utterson, a respectable London lawyer, is drawn into a gruesome tale as he uncovers strange connections between his old friend, the brilliant scientist Dr Henry Jekyll, and the brooding stranger, Edward Hyde. As he investigates Jekyll's mysterious life he uncovers a truly terrifying story of deception ...


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    Daughters of England 1 The Miracle at St Bruno's by Carr, Philippa

    Glasgow: Collins - Fontana Books, 1973. Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Light Moisture Damage; Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. Her new international bestseller. SYNOPSIS: When a child was found in the Christmas Crib in the Abbey of St Bruno's on a Christmas morning, it was called a miracle. But for the fact that soon afterwards the monasteries were dissolved, the legend might have lasted forever. However, Thomas Cromwell's brutal men came to the Abbey, determined to have its treasures, and a story of lust and intrigue was brought to light. Damask tells the tale. Her life, and that of her worldly cousin Kat are inextricably linked with Bruno's, the man who as a child was found in the crib. Bruno is enshrouded in mystery - and his rebuilding of the Abby, his marriage and his determination to prove to himself and the world that there was a miracle are the theme of this full-blooded novel.. Continental Edition; 1st Thus 1st Print. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Mask of the Enchantress, The by Holt, Victoria

    London: William Collins Sons & Co Ltd, 1980. BOOK: Previous Owner Markings/Ex-Library; Repaired; Corners, Spine Bumped; Heavy Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Moderately Cocked; Edges Moderately Soiled. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; Slight Yellowing Due to Sun Exposure; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. SYNOPSIS: Suewellyn was spirited and adventurous, a true Mateland of Mateland Castle, even though she was not acknowledged as such; and when she was alone, penniless, having lost all that she loved, temptation came to her, and it was irresistible. From her early days in the chilling atmosphere of her foster parents' home, the castle had enchanted her. Those days had been brightened by the visits of the mysterious Miss Anabel until Suewellyn was finally whisked away to a new life. Anabel herself was caught up with the inhabitants of the castle until that day when her lover committed murder for her sake and she was forced to run away with him. On the volcanic island which was dominated by the Grumbling Giant they all found a certain refuge from the outside world, but the island was inhabited by superstitious people who feared the great mountain and worshipped it. Yet they were happy until Susannah's arrival. Susannah was a Mateland and where Susannah was there was disruption. She possessed an indefinable power which had its effect on all who came near her. Disaster struck, and with it came temptation. Suewellyn assumed the mask of the enchantress. At first it seemed simple. Everything fell into place. She had found a way out of her unhappiness, and, fraught with danger though it was, it brought a new zest for living. She did not realize that in taking on the role of the Enchantress she was going to be implicated in a story of intrigue and murder and that there would be two men to whom she would have to answer. Esmond was dead, but Garth and Malcolm lived, and it was when she came face to face with these two that Suewellyn realized how dangerous it had been to look for a new way of life in the role of another woman.. First Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Fair/Good. Illus. by John Rose. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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    Daughters of England 5 Lament for a Lost Lover by Carr, Philippa

    London: The Book Club, 1978. BOOK: Corners, Spine, Boards Bumped; Light Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Slightly Cocked; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; Slight Yellowing Due to Age; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. SYNOPSIS: The family saga proceeds with Arabella, Bersaba's daughter, in exile in France awaiting the restoration of the Monarchy which will mean the return of her family to England. Into the shabby chateau on a cold winter's day come a party of strolling players seeking shelter for the night, in return for which they will put on a play for their hosts. Among them is the strange Harriet Main of startling beauty and magnetic personality, and when the players depart, Harriet remains to have a strong influence on Arabella's life. For Arabella love at first sight and a hasty marriage follow and she embarks on a dangerous mission to England where she meets Carleton Eversleigh who, while posing as a Puritan, is working for the return of the King. She finds him overbearing and arrogant and when the mission comes to a tragic end, she fancies he blames her, and Harriet soon afterwards disappears, leaving her own love-child behind for Arabella to care for. Then the Restoration comes. King Charles is welcomed back to England and Arabella and her family follow. The scene changes from the country mansion to the capital where all its people, having escaped the rigours of Puritan rule, seem bent on riotous pleasure. The playhouses, patronized by the Merry Monarch, flourish. Men and women, powdered, patched and gloriously attired in lace and ribbons, ride through the streets. It is a city of bewildering contrasts, and rats foraging in the filthy gutters are a common sight. Soon it is to become a city of plague where the grass grows among the cobbles and the death carts rattle through the deserted streets to stop and collect the dead from those doors marked with the tragic cross. And after the plague comes the terrible but cleansing fire. When Harriet reappears in Arabella's life, which is now dominated by Carleton Eversleigh, events move towards a thrilling climax, and Arabella realizes that she is in acute and imminent danger.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by John Rose. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Captive, The by Holt, Victoria

    Glasgow: Fontana Paperbacks/Collins, 1990. Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers; Moderate Creasing on Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Heavily Cocked; Moderate Moisture Damage; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. HER NEW BESTSELLER. SYNOPSIS: From shipwreck on a desert island, to the cloistered and exotic intrigues of the harem of a Turkish pasha, and a stately and secretive house in Cornwall, Rosetta finds her fate irrevocably linked with the lives of two men. Lucas Lorimer is attractive, worldly and cynical. Simon Perrivale is a wanted man, a suspect in a much publicized murder case. By chance, they are country neighbours and, while visiting the crippled Lucas, Rosetta has the opportunity to prove Simon's innocence. Her self-imposed mission is as dangerous as any bizarre adventure they have shared so far.... First Thus 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Devil on Horseback, The by Holt, Victoria

    Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. BOOK: Spine, Boards Bumped; Moderate Shelf Rub to Boards; Edges Lightly Soiled. DUST JACKET: Repaired; Lightly Creased; Moderately Chipped; Moderate Yellowing Due to Age; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. BOOK NUMBER: 1061. JACKET TYPOGRAPHY BY: Judith Turner. SYNOPSIS: Minella Maddox grew up on a great English estate. But as the schoolmistress' daughter, her place was not, and never could be, at beautiful Derringham Manor. And that is where the trouble started, for Derringham's young heir thought he saw in Minella just the kind of wife he wanted. But a dark and cruelly handsome French count, who always got what he wanted, thought she was just the kind of mistress he had to have. Not for nothing was he called the Devil on Horseback. Yet Minella's humble heritage was to prove more precious than titles and riches, for it freed her to follow her heart, leading her into adventures and dangers she had never dreamed of. It put her directly in the path of another woman's hatred, swept her up in the deadly terrors of the French Revolution and, finally, carried her into the arms of the great and powerful man she loved. A wonderfully full and rich novel of romantic suspense, brimming with fascinating characters set against the exciting background of revolutionary France and eighteenth-century England.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Laurence Schwinger. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Darwich Castle by Kingsley, Bettina

    New York: Dell. Fair/No Dj. 1974. First. paperback. Mass Market .


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    Daughters of England 16 The Black Swan by Carr, Philippa

    New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons BOOK: Corners, Spine Bumped; Light Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Slightly Cocked. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. BOOK NUMBER: 17193. JACKET DESIGN BY: Isabella Fasciano. SYNOPSIS: The mysterious and romantic sequel to The Changeling, continuing Philippa Carr's Cornwall saga. When Lucie Lansdon's father, Benedict, is assassinated in front of his London home, young Lucie is the only witness. Her testimony leads to the arrest, conviction and subsequent hanging of an Irish terrorist, and Lucie believes the trauma is over. But little does she know that it will follow her throughout her life, as will yet another disaster - the death of her fiancé, Joel Greenham. Consoled by her older half-sister, Rebecca, and by Belinda, her adopted sister who has returned from Australia, Lucie slowly recovers from her double grief. When she meets the kind and charming Roland Fitzgerald and his sister, Phillida, a warm friendship develops and turns into love. Although it is an odd arrangement, the newlyweds and Phillida set up house together - and strange things begin to happen. Ghosts appear, beds catch fire. Illnesses abound. But it isn't until the three move to an isolated house in the country that Lucie realizes she is in acute danger - and why. With The Black Swan, Philippa Carr once again proves herself a galvanizing storyteller.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ben F. Stahl. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    True Demons and Monsters (Gold Key RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! No. 10, August, 1968) by Ripley Enterprises, Inc

    [Presumably first edition.] [32 p.] ; ill. Published quarterly. Rare 15c issue, most other copies of #10 have 12c on the cover. General shelfwear with chip (piece included) to top corner of first page, and closed tears to covers at spine, but still well-bound, otherwise Very Good. Beginning in December 1918, Ripley's was almost 50 years running at the time this issue was published (August 1968) and is now set to turn 100 (December 2018). This comic book from the Silver Age is a gem containing: - The Ravens of Doom (comic re: curse on imperial house of Habsburg) - The Thing at Loch Ness - The Vampire of Schloss (comic re: vampire Baroness of an Alpine castle) - Gold Key Comics Club News, Reader's Page, and Jokes on You - The Demon in the Glass Cage (comic re: Jeremy Bentham of University College, London) - The Shadow Men (comic re: Inzingogos of Africa) - Mini-comics - Dinosauria: Pterodactyl


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    Snare of Serpents by Holt, Victoria

    New York: A Fawcett Crest Book Published by Ballantine Books - Random House, Inc., 1991. Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Inside Covers, First and Last Pages, Edges Lightly Soiled. The new bestseller by the author of THE CAPTIVE. SYNOPSIS: "A sinister influence began to creep into the house - vaguely, insidiously at first until it culminated in the tragedy which threatened to ruin my life..." Davina Glentyre's happy young life in Edinburgh was shattered by her mother's death and made even more unbearable by her father's sudden marriage to her new governess. Davina's one joy was her friendship with a poor but charming young student, Jamie, whom her father forbade her to wed. And when her father suddenly died from arsenic poisoning, the means, motive, and opportunity all pointed damningly to Davina herself. She protested her innocence in court but received only the ambiguous verdict of "Not Proven." It condemned seventeen-year-old Davina to a life of vicious rumour and innuendo. Alone, she escaped to the colonies in Africa and into a strange new world. But with the Boer War came danger and the return of dark secrets from the past that threatened her reputation and her very life.... First Thus 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Blood Wings by Stephen Gresham

    First printing stated. Covers show wear (see images, the top was missed in scan, but is in a similar state as bottom edge/heel), top corner of first half of textblock is very slightly bent, very faint water stain to bottom corner of pages, spine is starting on last page, otherwise Very Good+ with text remaining clean, clear, and tightly bound. 383 p. Front cover illustration is embossed. From back cover: Anita Martin wanted to start over. A simple wish, simply solved: she moved with her two smalls sons, Wade and Timmy, to a lovely, quiet place on the edge of the Everglades. And there she discovered hell. It begins with a recurring nightmare for ten-year-old Wade – a vision of a batlike figure as tall as a man, with sharp talons and fangs...and silken black wings. Only bad dreams, scaring a young boy out of sleep. Until that day in the mangrove swamp when the terrifying creature of the night reached out and grabbed...and kept grabbing. One after another, visitors to the swamp disappeared, their screams echoing through the night. As the death toll mounts, one person comes forward to fight against the evil she knows too well, the horror called BLOOD WINGS.


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    Pride of the Peacock, The by Holt, Victoria

    Collins - Fontana Books, 1977. Repaired; Previous Owner Markings; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. Victoria Holt AKA Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert, Philippa Carr, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Anna Percival, Jean Plaidy, Ellalice Tate. SYNOPSIS: At seventeen, Jessica Clavering yearns for a life of excitement and romance. So when a rough Australian opal-miner buys her family's decaying ancestral mansion, she defies their orders and befriends him. From him she hears of the finest opal of all - the legendary Green Flash, with whose disappearance the Claverings are mysteriously linked. And through him, she makes a strange marriage that lands her on the opposite side of the world - mistress of the great Australian house, Peacocks. There, as Jessica's isolation grows, she begins to be really frightened. It seems that not just a lost opal, but even her life may be at stake . . .. Continental Edition; 1st Thus 1st Print. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Daughters of England 6 The Love Child by Carr, Philippa

    New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons BOOK: Corners, Spine, Boards, Bumped; Moderate Shelf Rub to Boards. DUST JACKET: Repaired; Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; Moderate Sticker Pull; Slight Yellowing Due to Age; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. BOOK NUMBER: 6125. SYNOPSIS: In an England riddled by political and religious strife, Priscilla Eversleigh fights off the man who ravaged her, who is attempting to possess her daughter, and who separates her through a dark secret they share from the man she truly loves. During the turbulent period of the "Popish plots," fourteen-year-old Priscilla Eversleigh lives untouched in the haven of Eversleigh, the family estate, with her illegitimate sister, Christabel. But this bastion of innocence is about to fall. Danger and romance push their way to her doorstep. Harriet Main and her son Leigh, two trusted family friends, return from the war zone. Yet another refugee stumbles into their midst-this time it is Jocelyn Frinton, a young man haunted by a pursuer. Priscilla and her friends hide Jocelyn and a furtive romance blossoms, which is cut short when Jocelyn is captured and beheaded. Priscilla discovers she will bear his child. Harriet whisks Priscilla and Christabel to Venice to save the family name from the disgrace of an illegitimate child and plots to pass the baby off as her own. A daughter, Carlotta, is born and the family returns to Eversleigh, but not before Priscilla is abducted by the cruel and lecherous Beaumont Granville. Granville's villainy plagues Priscilla and her loved ones through many tormented years until she at last gains the final victory. A tale of blackmail and intrigue, murder and lust, is set against the romantic background of post-Reformation England by one of the best contemporary authors writing in this genre - Philippa Carr. The Love Child proves a dazzling successor to her previous historical novels, all of which have a wide and admiring audience.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Les Katz. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Shadow And The Fear by CORBY, Jane

    Belmont Tower Books. Fair/No Dj. 1977. paperback. Mass Market former owner's ink name and used bookstore stamps present otherwise clean .


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    Devil on Horseback, The by Holt, Victoria

    Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. BOOK: Previous Owner Markings; Corners, Spine Bumped; Moderate Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Slightly Cocked; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. DUST JACKET: Repaired; Lightly Creased; Moderately Chipped; Slight Yellowing Due to Age; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. BOOK NUMBER: 1061. JACKET TYPOGRAPHY BY: Judith Turner. SYNOPSIS: Minella Maddox grew up on a great English estate. But as the schoolmistress' daughter, her place was not, and never could be, at beautiful Derringham Manor. And that is where the trouble started, for Derringham's young heir thought he saw in Minella just the kind of wife he wanted. But a dark and cruelly handsome French count, who always got what he wanted, thought she was just the kind of mistress he had to have. Not for nothing was he called the Devil on Horseback. Yet Minella's humble heritage was to prove more precious than titles and riches, for it freed her to follow her heart, leading her into adventures and dangers she had never dreamed of. It put her directly in the path of another woman's hatred, swept her up in the deadly terrors of the French Revolution and, finally, carried her into the arms of the great and powerful man she loved. A wonderfully full and rich novel of romantic suspense, brimming with fascinating characters set against the exciting background of revolutionary France and eighteenth-century England.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Laurence Schwinger. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    EL CASTILLO MISTERIOSO, O EL HUERFANO HEREDERO: Novela Historica Inglesa, Traducida Libramente del Frances al Castellano por D. Juan Manuel Gonzalez Davila. Adornada con 2 laminas finas. (Orig. The Mystic Castle, or the Orphan Heir) by ["Mr. Singer"]

    Madrid: I. Sancha, 1830. Corners of boards a bit rubbed, front board faded at top margin, the 2 plates (2 laminas) promised on the title page are not present, nor is there evidence that they were ever included, else fine.. Contemporary red morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine; 12 mo; viii, (9)-340 pp. A translation of a rare Gothic novel by "Mr. Singer" - The Mystic Castle, or, Orphan Heir, a Romance" was originally published in London in 1796. Two other works by the author are "The Wanderer of the Alps; or, Alphonso (1796) and "Edwin; or, the Heir of Aella" (1803).


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    Daughters of England 6 The Love-Child by Carr, Philippa

    London: William Collins Sons & Co Ltd, 1978. BOOK: Spine Bumped; Moderate Shelf Rub to Boards; Edges Lightly Soiled. DUST JACKET: Missing. SYNOPSIS: This is the sixth in the series 'Daughters of England'. The story this time is told by Priscilla Eversleigh, daughter of Arabella, narrator of Lament for a Lost Lover. From the days of her early childhood Priscilla was aware of her father's indifference towards her and she grew bitterly resentful of this. Therefore she was surprised when he went to a great deal of trouble to bring a governess for her into the house; and she soon realized that there was something mysterious about Christabel Connalt. Then the arrival of a fugitive whose life was in imminent danger affected the whole course of her life and led to the Venetian adventure and the birth of Carlotta. When Priscilla's father became involved in Monmouth's Rebellion and was about to become a victim of the notorious Judge Jeffreys, the opportunity was given her by the sadistic, lascivious Beau Granville to save her father's life at great cost to herself. Beau Granville, man of the world, philanderer, adventurer and leader of fashion, was to haunt her for years to come, threatening to ruin her marriage to the man she loved, as well as the future of Carlotta, the love-child, who had become one of the richest heiresses in the country. Wayward, headstrong, Carlotta determined to go her own way and became such an eager victim of the cynical Beau that disaster seemed unavoidable. Tension rises and leads inevitably to murder. This is the stirring story of an eventful era in English history told by yet another of the Daughters of England.. First Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Pride of the Peacock, The by Holt, Victoria

    Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. BOOK: Previous Owner Markings/Ex-Library; Repaired; Endpapers Pulled From Removal of Jacket Cover, Pocket, Sticker; Corners, Spine Bumped; Heavy Shelf Rub to Boards; Spine Heavily Cocked; Light Moisture Damage (Staining); Edges Heavily Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. DUST JACKET: Lightly Creased; Lightly Chipped; Light Moisture Damage (Staining); Slight Yellowing Due to Age; In Archival Quality Jacket Cover. AKA Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert, Philippa Carr, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Anna Percival, Jean Plaidy, Ellalice Tate. SYNOPSIS: This is one of the most popular writers in the world. This is Victoria Holt, who, during an incredibly successful career, has created more than a dozen international best sellers, among them Lord of the Far Island, On the Night of the Seventh Moon, The Secret Woman, The House of a Thousand Lanterns, and Mistress of Mellyn. She has made the romantic suspense novel her own, and as Time has said she "dominates the field." Now, she demonstrates her mastery once again in her most exciting novel set in turn-of-the-century England where a young woman grows up in the shadow of the great estate - and privileged way of life - that was once her family's birthright. But a unique inheritance compels Jessica Clavering to marry the owner of a fabled opal mine and leads her to faraway Australia. There she will discover the mysteries - and evil - surrounding the greatest opal ever found. There she must confront the danger that lust for the stone has aroused even in her own husband - and there she must find love.. First Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Fair/Good. Illus. by Dave Christensen. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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    Haversham Legacy, The by Winston, Daoma

    Markham: A Pocket Book Edition - Simon & Schuster of Canada, Ltd., 1975. Previous Owner Markings; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers; Moderate Creasing on Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. First time in paperback! Daoma Winston, best-selling author of Moorhaven. SYNOPSIS: She dreamed of a dazzling inheritance but the family legacy was dark with evil! A family blessed with wealth and power - cursed by a legacy of violent death! Into their intrigue-ridden lives came exquisite young Miranda, who had known the sting of poverty and abandonment during the civil War. Now she was eager to share the luxuries - and the destiny - of a family she called her own. Later, amidst the dazzling opulence of Washington, amber-eyed Miranda learned that the Haversham legacy of prestigious wealth was bedevilled by murder, suicide, and secret financial scheming. And, in order to survive, Miranda must destroy the dangerous heritage of evil that held her prisoner!. First Thus 2nd Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Illus. by Robert Maguire. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Saga of the Phenwick Women 7 Rebecca, The Mysterious, The by Kimbrough, Katheryn

    Toronto: Popular Library Previous Owner Markings (Dec. 1975 Stamped on Inside Rear Cover); Repaired; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Moderately Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled; Moderate Yellowing Due to Age. SYNOPSIS: The Saga of the Phenwick Women Rebecca, The Mysterious is one of the spellbinding novels in the greatest series of gothic romances ever conceived. You won't want to miss the others, all exclusively in Popular Library editions. Bewitching Rebecca Phenwick's young life had been scarred by a brutal abduction by a runaway slave, and her loving father and strangely hostile mother agreed on one thing: Rebecca should go to the old family mansion of the Phenwick House to escape the memories of the harm done to her. It was at Phenwick House that Rebecca first saw the portrait of her ancestress Augusta Phenwick, and began to delve into the eerie books of the occult in the Phenwick archives. It was in this house that had witnessed so many horrors that Rebecca learned of her legacy as a Phenwick - the evil that was waiting to be awakened within her, and her weakness in the arms of a man who sought to possess her body and soul . . .. First Edition 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Daughters of England 3 The Witch from the Sea by Carr, Philippa

    Glasgow: Collins - Fontana Books, 1976. Repaired; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Yellowing Due to Age. SYNOPSIS: In this third volume of Philippa Carr's gripping historical saga, we follow the fortunes of Linnet, gentle daughter of Jake and Catherine Pennlyon, who, now that the Armada has been defeated, looks forward to a secure and peaceful life. But her hopes are dashed when she catches the eye of Colum Casvellyn, powerful lord of Castle Paling. When he seduces her, marriage is inevitable. And gradually Linnet comes to accept her strange life at Castle Paling-even when she has to share it with a mysterious woman, victim of a shipwreck off the Cornish Coast. But when Linnet dies in unlikely circumstances, her daughter Tamsyn determines to know the truth-especially about the woman they call "the witch from the sea...". First Thus 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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