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    Debt Of Honor by Tom Clancy

    Debt of Honor (1994) is a novel by Tom Clancy. It is a continuation of the series featuring his character Jack Ryan. In this installment, Ryan has become the National Security Advisor when the Japanese government (controlled by a group of corporate tycoons known as the Zaibatsu) goes to war with the United States. One of the sub-plots in this novel (on occupying the Siberian "Northern Resource Area") would later form part of the main plot of Clancy's later novel The Bear and the Dragon.


    Evergreen by Belva Plain

    The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions of a woman and her family touched by war, tragedy, and the devastating secrets of one forbidden love... bittersweet and evergreen.From the Paperback edition.


    At Home In Mitford by Jan Karon

    At Home in Mitford is a novel written by American author Jan Karon. It is book one of The Mitford Years series. The first edition was published in hardcover format by Doubleday in 1994. Penguin Books published the paperback edition in 1996.


    The Power Of One by Bryce Courtenay

    Bryce Courtenay was born in South Africa, is an Australian, and has lived in Sydney for the major part of his life. Visit him on the web at www.brycecourtenay.com . From the Hardcover edition.


    The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

    The Accidental Tourist is a 1985 novel by Anne Tyler that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. The novel was adapted into a 1988 award-winning film starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner and Geena Davis.


    A Painted House by John Grisham

    A Painted House is a February 2001 novel by American author John Grisham. Inspired by his childhood in Arkansas, it is Grisham's first major work outside the legal thriller genre in which he established himself. Set in the late summer and early fall of 1952, its story is told through the eyes of seven-year-old Luke Chandler, the youngest in a family of cotton farmers struggling to harvest their crop and earn enough to settle their debts.


    Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

    Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77 in change. But Novalee is about to discover hidden treasures in this small Southwest town--a group of down-to-earth, deeply caring people willing to help a homeless, jobless girl living secretly in a Wal-Mart. From Bible-thumping blue-haired Sister Thelma Husband to eccentric librarian Forney Hull who loves Novalee more than she loves herself, they are about to take her--and you, too--on a moving, funny, and unforgettable journey to . . . Where the Heart Is.


    Pigs In Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

    Pigs in Heaven is a 1993 novel by Barbara Kingsolver; it is the sequel to her first novel, The Bean Trees. It continues the story of Taylor Greer and Turtle, her adopted Cherokee daughter. It highlights the strong relationships between mothers and daughters, with special attention given to the customs, history, and present living situation of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.


    Echoes by Maeve Binchy

    Born in Dublin, Maeve Binchy is the author of five collections of short stories and twelve novels including Circle of Friends , Light a Penny Candle , Tara Road , The Copper Beech , Evening Class and The Glass Lake .


    Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

    Tara Road is a novel by Maeve Binchy. It was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection in September 1999.


    Plantation by Dorothea Benton Frank

    Pat Conroy called Dorothea Benton Frank's debut, Sullivan's Island , "hilarious and wise," while Anne Rivers Siddons declared that it "roars with life." Here, Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina-where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River.


    Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy

    Scarlet Feather is a 2000 novel by Maeve Binchy. One of the novel's main characters is Cathy Scarlet, who has married Neil Mitchell, son of the wealthy household where her mother Lizzie used to scrub floors. We see that Neil's mother Hannah was totally against the marriage and makes life hard for Cathy. Cathy and her college friend, Tom Feather, set up a catering business called Scarlet Feather, the fortunes of which are traced throughout the book.


    Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy

    Whitethorn Woods is a novel by Maeve Binchy. It was published in 2006.


    RamsèS by Christian Jacq

    The splendor and danger of ancient Egypt continues in the second volume of this magnificent saga. For Ramses, the Son of Light, the coronation has arrived. Now he will learn whether the friends of his youth--people such as Moses and the aging Greek poet, Homer--can truly be trusted. Shaanar, the young king's scheming older brother, still has designs on the crown, and in the shadows, the machinations of a mysterious sorcerer threaten the throne.


    The Blind Years by Catherine Cookson

    Catherine Cookson received and OBE in 1985, and was created a Dame of the British Empire in 1993. She died in 1998.


    Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy

    Maeve Binchy is the author of numerous best-selling books, including her most recent novel, Whitethorn Woods, in addition to Nights of Rain and Stars, Quentins, Scarlet Feather, Circle of Friends, and Tara Road, which was an Oprah Book Club selection. She has written for Gourmet; O, The Oprah Magazine; and Good Housekeeping , among other publications. She and her husband, Gordon Snell, live in Dalkey, Ireland, and London.


    The Courage Tree by Diane Chamberlain

    Eight-year-old Sophie Donohue just wanted to be like every other little girl. Which is why her mother, Janine, reluctantly agreed to let her go on the weekend camping trip with her Brownie troop. But when Janine arrives to pick up Sophie after the trip, her daughter is not with the others. Somehow, along the forested route from West Virginia, Sophie has disappeared. But Sophie is no ordinary eight-year-old. She suffers from a rare disease, and Janine has recently enrolled her in an experimental treatment as a last effort to save her life—despite the vehement objections of her ex-husband, Joe. Without her medication, Sophie cannot survive long. All her mother's instincts tell Janine that Sophie is alive, but time is running out. Deep in the Virginia forest, another drama unfolds. Sophie finds refuge in a remote cabin inhabited by Zoe, a woman who wants nothing to do with the child. Zoe is struggling to save her own daughter from the law, and Sophie's presence jeopardizes any chance of that happening. She is as determined to save her daughter as Janine is to save Sophie…and only one of them can succeed.


    Tilly Trotter Widowed by Catherine Cookson



    Going Home by Danielle Steel



    A Dinner Of Herbs by Catherine Cookson



    Airport by Arthur Hailey



    Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey



    Betsy by Harold Robbins



    The Bonny Dawn by Catherine Cookson



Popular Fiction Books & Ephemera


    Quentins by Binchy, Maeve

    Quentins is a 2002 novel by Irish author Maeve Binchy.


    Return To Sullivans Island by Frank, Dorothea Benton

    Sequal to: Sullivan's Island.


    Not My Daughter by Delinsky, Barbara

    A pregnancy pact between three teenaged girls puts their mothers' love to the ultimate test in this explosive new novel from Barbara Delinsky, "a first-rate storyteller who creates characters as familiar as your neighbors." (Boston Globe) When Susan Tate's seventeen-year-old daughter, Lily, announces she is pregnant, Susan is stunned. A single mother, she has struggled to do everything right. She sees the pregnancy as an unimaginable tragedy for both Lily and herself.Then comes word of two more pregnancies among high school juniors who happen to be Lily's best friends-and the town turns to talk of a pact. As fingers start pointing, the most ardent criticism is directed at Susan. As principal of the high school, she has always been held up as a role model of hard work and core values. Now her detractors accuse her of being a lax mother, perhaps not worthy of the job of shepherding impressionable students. As Susan struggles with the implications of her daughter's pregnancy, her job, financial independence, and long-fought-for dreams are all at risk.The emotional ties between mothers and daughters are stretched to breaking in this emotionally wrenching story of love and forgiveness. Once again, Barbara Delinsky has given us a powerful novel, one that asks a central question: What does it take to be a good mother?From the Hardcover edition.


    Nights Of Rain and Stars by Binchy, Maeve

    Four strangers, with nothing in common but a need to escape, meet in a Greek taverna high above the small village of Aghia Anna. From Ireland, America, Germany and England, they have each left their homes and old lives, when a shocking tragedy throws them unexpectedly together.  Fiona is a young nurse, trying to make her family understand her need to follow her own path. Thomas desperately misses his young son and fears that his ex-wife will come between them. Elsa abruptly left her career as a television presenter, but someone from her past refuses to let her go. And shy, quiet David is determined to make a stand against his overbearing father. With these four is Andreas, the taverna owner, who badly misses the son who left home nine years ago and has never returned." Nights of Rain and Stars is the story of one summer and four people, each with a life in turmoil. With the help of Vonni, a middle-aged Irish woman who lives in the village and is now a near-native, they find solutions - though not necessarily the ones they anticipated.


    Take Me Higher by Latow, Roberta



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    The Madness Of A Seduced Woman by Susan Fromberg SCHAEFFER

    Bantam, 1984. Mass Market Paper. Very Good. After an unhappy childhood, the beautiful and young Agnes Dempster turns her back on her family an escapes to being a new life in Vermont. It's 1890. There she meets local stonecutter Frank Holt, a man who captures her imagination and opens her eyes to an entirely different world. They begin an intense relationship, but over time Agnes becomes more dependent on Frank, her love turning into an obsession. When she discovers her beloved is not as perfect as the image she had created of him, the cracks in her already fragile psyche begin to deepen and she views Frank as the betrayer, her obsession becoming dangerous. As her life spirals out of control, Agnes is propelled into a state of barely-controlled madness; a madness that leads to a chaotic an destructive resolution that will affect her and those around her for the rest of their lives.


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    The Bonny Dawn by Catherine Cookson

    Bantam Press, 1996. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; First Edition; a fair reading copy; jacket clipped; previous owner message first page (front endpaper). Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.


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    Quentins by Binchy, Maeve

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton. Fine/Fine. 2002. First US Edition. Hard Cover. 9.25" x 6.25" 0525946829 No inscriptions and not price clipped. Full number run indicating first printing. .


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    The Bonny Dawn (Audio Book) by Catherine Cookson

    Bolinda/Audible audio, 2015. Unabridged. CD MP3 format. New. For seventeen-year-old Brid Stevens, the day began with such promise. At four oclock on a summer morning, her alarm clock roused her from a dream-filled sleep. She had an appointment to keep with Joe Lloyd whom she had met at the weekly dance. On the cliff-top at Stockwell Hill, overlooking the sea, they were to watch the sun come up. But upon her return home, where she lived with her parents and her brother, all hell was let loose. Harry Palmer was also there, fresh from telling his tale of the lovers tryst he said he had witnessed. Brid and Joe, he claimed, had spent the night together, there on the cliff-top. What was to occur after that would bring the day to a horrifying end, as family and friends of all concerned displayed their prejudices and made their own judgements. The events of this powerful novel, set on the Northumbrian coast in the 1960s, take place over one day, a period during which everyone involved discovers that the consequences of an innocent meeting between two young people are far more significant than the event itself. This Is An Audio Book. Duration: 245. Reader: Jameson, Susan. Number of pieces: 1.SKU: MM-53003529; EAN: 9781486273249


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    Quentins by Binchy, Maeve

    Paperback. Good.


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    Quentins by Maeve Binchy

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    Dead Parrot by John Huxley

    Walla Walla Press, Jan-03. Trade Trade. Used - Good. Satisfaction Guaranteed!!


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    The Betsy by Robbins, Harold

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: Trident Press, 1971. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. The Book Is Bound In Black Cloth With Silver Stamped Lettering On The Spine. The Top Edges Are Dyed Pale Blue. $7.95 Price. The Page Edges Are Lightly Tanned And The Dye Of The Top Edges Has Faded. The Jacket Has Minor Wear And Light Age Toning To The Inside Edges. Tiny Tear To The Upper Front Flap Fold. Crease To The Upper Corner Of The Front Flap.


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    Three Minutes to Midnight by Mildred Davis

    Dell, 1973. First printing this edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Clean and bright with light handling wear. There is an accident at a carnival which leaves Blair's mother dead, her father in a hospital bed, and herself in charge of the three younger children who establish a certain normalcy to the proceedings: a basement nearby filled with guns; a savage attack by two killer dogs; and her father's jumbled last words about a bomb, all ticktocking away. . . . The story is sheer scarehead nonsense but the youngsters are likable -- think of it as a kind of suburban Dexedrine. (Kirkus Reviews)


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    Quentins by Binchy. Maeve

    Orion, 2002. First Edition. Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine /Near Fine. . ISBN: 0752851659.


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    Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy

    Orion, 2006. Hardcover. Collectible; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; Good jacket; Signed by author (no dedication); a fair reading copy; signed by author on label to title page; 2006 printing; price unclipped jacket; dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering slightly water damaged; fairly clean pages. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.


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    Intimations of Eve by Vardis Fisher

    Pyramid Books, 1963. second printing in this edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good +. Light handling wear; text a little tanned; small marks on back cover. Fisher wrote the monumental 12-volume Testament of Man (1943â€1960) series of novels, depicting the history of humans from cave to civilization. It was considered controversial because of his portrayal of religion, especially the Judeo-Christian tradition, emphasis on sexuality, and conclusions about anthropology. This volume deals with primitive religions.


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    Quentins by Maeve Binchy

    Hachette Australia, 2005. Paperback. New. Every table at Quentins Restaurant has a thousand stories to tell: tales of love, betrayal and revenge. Ella Brady wants to make a documentary about the renowned Dublin restaurant that has captured the spirit of a generation and a city in the years it has been open. In Maeve Binchy's magical QUENTINS you will meet new friends and old: the twins from SCARLET FEATHER, the Signora from EVENING CLASS, Ria from TARA ROAD - and a host of fresh faces. There is Monica, the ever-cheerful Australian waitress and Blouse Brennan, whose simplicity disguises a sharp mind and a heart of gold. Presiding over Quentins are Patrick and Brenda Brennan, who have made Quentins such a legend. But even they have a story and a sadness which is hidden from the public gaze. As Ella uncovers more of what has gone on, she wonders about the wisdom of bringing it to the screen. Should the restaurant keep its secrets?SKU: MM-47046259; EAN: 9780752876849


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    Season to Be Wary, The by Rod Serling

    Bantam Books, 1968. Mass Market Paperback. Good +. Contains three novellas: The Escape Route, Color Scheme, Eyes. This collection provides poignant insights into the human condition with all its moral and ethical dilemmas. Of the three, Escape Route and Eyes were included in the pilot for The Night Gallery, with the latter starring Joan Crawford and directed by new comer, Steven Spielberg. Darkly disturbing, these stories remain relevant today Copy has light handling wear with somewhat tanned text; unmarked.


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    THE BETSY by ROBBINS, Harold

    New York: Trident Press, 1971. 1st British editon. Basis for the film starring Olivier, Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones. Loosely based on the Henry Ford family and their automotive business. Fine / fine price-clipped dust jacket. Nice condition for a thick (500 pp) popular pulp.. First Edition. Cloth.


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    Dance of Genghis Cohn, The by Romain Gary

    Signet, 1969. First edition thus. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good +. The Dance of Genghis Cohn, published in French as La Danse de Genghis Cohn in 1967 and in English translation in 1968, is at once a detective novel and an extended essay on the challenges Romain Gary believed the Holocaust posed for European civilization. A satirical treatment of the reluctance of postwar Germany to remember or draw lessons from the Holocaust, Genghis Cohn uses a police investigation as the occasion for a "psychological examination" of German culture. In a small German town an inquiry into serial murder leads the local police into "the Forest of Geist " (Spirit) in pursuit of the beautiful Baroness Lily Von Pritwitz and her accomplice, symbols of "Germany's" murderous past.


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    The Bonny Dawn by Cookson, Catherine

    London: Corgi. Very Good; Light reading creases and shelf wear, light foxing to edges of . reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside.. 1997. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 256 pages; Set on the Northumbrian coast in the 1960s, the events of the novel take place over one day, a day during which everyone involved discovers that the consequences of an innocent meeting between two young people are far more significant than the event itself. ; 0552145319 .


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    Valley of Decision, The by Vardis Fisher

    Pyramid Books, 1961. First printing in this edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good +. Light handling wear; text a little tanned; small marks on back cover. He also wrote the monumental 12-volume Testament of Man (1943â€1960) series of novels, depicting the history of humans from cave to civilization. It was considered controversial because of his portrayal of religion, especially the Judeo-Christian tradition, emphasis on sexuality, and conclusions about anthropology. This volume is subtitled A Novel of King Solomon and His Time.


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    Dear Once by Zelda Popkin

    Signet, 1977. Mass Market Paperback. Good +. Millie Springer narrates the story of her own life and loves and recounts the lives and loves of her immigrant parents, aunts, and uncles in the United States and Canada. Light reading wear.


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    The Bonny Dawn by Catherine Cookson

    Corgi, 1997. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Book Item Type: Book. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0552148660. ISBN/EAN: 9780552148665. Please contact H4o Books if you require images or further information. Inventory No: 002229. . 9780552148665


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    The Bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle

    Horwitz, Jan-63. Paper Back Paper Back. Used - Good. Movie Tie-In Satisfaction Guaranteed!!


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