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Wide Sargasso Sea [Penguin Modern Classics][edited by Angela Smith]

By: Jean Rhys

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2001

Seller ID: 9780141182858

ISBN: 0141182857

Condition: New


Her grand attempt to tell what she felt was the story of Jane Eyre's 'madwoman in the attic', Bertha Rochester, Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea is edited with an introduction and notes by Angela Smith in Penguin Classics. Born into the oppressive, colonialist society of 1930s Jamaica, white Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent beauty and sensuality. After their marriage, however, disturbing rumours begin to circulate which poison her husband against her. Caught between his demands and her own precarious sense of belonging, Antoinette is inexorab... View more info

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Like an Evening Gone #1 Strong [used book]

By: Jeannie Johnson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2004

Seller ID: 0752857274

ISBN: 0752857274

Condition: Good


Set in the mid-nineteenth century, this vibrant new saga follows the lives and fortunes of the powerful Strong family. They are sugar barons - wealthy, arrogant, decadent, and ruthless - with a string of plantations in Barbados, an English stronghold, Marstone Court, near Bristol, and ambitions to control the refining of sugar in that city. But in one night, the actions of one generation alter the family's legacy forever. The three Strong brothers - Emmanuel, the patriarchal eldest; silent, weak Otis; and reckless Jeb - are in the West Indies, overseeing their inheritance, as their father near... View more info

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The Cold Moon #7 Lincoln Rhyme [used book]

By: Jeffery Deaver

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 0340833823

ISBN: 0340833823

Condition: Good


It's the night of the full Cold Moon - the month of December according to the lunar calendar. A young man is found dead in lower Manhattan, the first in a series of victims of a man calling himself the Watchmaker. This killer?s obsession with time drives him to plan the murders with the precision of fine timepieces, and the victims die prolonged deaths while an eerie clock ticks away their last minutes on earth. View more info

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A Matter of Honour [used book]

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 1997

Seller ID: 0006478646

ISBN: 0006478646

Condition: Good


Adam Scott listens to the reading of his father's will, aware that the financial benefit can only be pitiful. The Colonel, after all, had nothing to leave - except a letter he had never opened himself, a letter Adam fears can only bring further disgrace to the family name. View more info

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A Twist in the Tale: 12 short stories [used book]

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Coronet Books: 1989

Seller ID: 000791

ISBN: 0340493534

Condition: Good


The expected never happens . . . A man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged . . . Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to A Twist in the Tale. Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game of sex with a sexy stranger, a violent row in a golf clubhouse bar, a rivalry founded on eating cornflakes . . . just some of the openings in this cunningly constructed... View more info

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Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less [used book]

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Coronet: 1980

Seller ID: 0340255730

ISBN: 0340255730

Condition: Good


The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord. They have one thing in common. Overnight, each novice investor lost his life's fortune to one man. The con: Harvey Metcalfe. A brilliant, self-made guru of deceit. A very dangerous individual. And now, a hunted man. With nothing left to lose four strangers are about to come together-each expert in their own field. Their plan: find Harvey, shadow him, trap him, and penny-for-penny, destroy him. From the luxurious casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot to the bust... View more info

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Cat O' Nine Tales: 12 Short Stories

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $12.99

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 2006

Seller ID: 004077

ISBN: 140503257X

Condition: New


"Cat O' Nine Tales" is the sixth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller illustrated by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of "Molesworth". These twelve yarns are so satisfying because they are ingeniously plotted, include richly drawn characters and have deliciously unexpected conclusions. They feature the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know as well as some more poignant and telling characters. Many of these stories came to Archer while he was incarcerated for two years in five different prisons, and so they have a prison theme. Oth... View more info

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Twelve Red Herrings: 12 Short Stories [used book]

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1994

Seller ID: 004093

ISBN: CN2091

Condition: Good


An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is very much alive . . . A female driver is pursued relentlessly by a menacing figure in another vehicle . . . A young artist gets the biggest break of her career . . . A restless beauty manages the perfect birthday celebration . . . An escaped Iraqi on Saddam Hussein's death list pays an involuntary visit to his homeland . . . How will they react? How would you? Twelve Red Herrings is the third collection of irresistible short stories from a master storyteller. Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and ingeniously plotted st... View more info

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Sunstroke [used book]

By: Jesse Kellerman

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Sphere Books: 2007

Seller ID: 000959

ISBN: 0751538191

Condition: Good


Gloria Mendes is 36, single and obsessed with her boss, Carl. For him, she is the 'world's best secretary'. For her, he is her future husband and the man she thinks about every waking hour. So when Carl disappears and is later found murdered while on a mysterious trip to a small town in Mexico, Gloria's world falls apart. Distraught and restless, she travels to Mexico in an attempt to make some sense of his death. But what she discovers about the man she was in love with shocks her to the core. Nothing about him was as it seemed - from his business interests, to his family background, to his v... View more info

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Trouble [used book]

By: Jesse Kellerman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday Book Club: 2007

Seller ID: 001060

ISBN: 1741800323

Condition: Good


It's late at night, and all Jonah Stem wants to do is to get home and fall into bed. Working long hours as a medical student, he's seen enough drama - not to mention enough blood - for one day But when he hears a scream ring out in the darkness, and an injured woman is on her knees and begging for her life, Jonah finds himself drawn into a dangerous and irrevocable situation. And this situation means trouble. Jonah's intervention will change not only his own life, but also the lives of those he cares about, in ways he never thought possible. A heart-stopping thriller, masterfully told, Trouble... View more info

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Perfect Match [used book]

By: Jodi Picoult

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2003

Seller ID: 002092

ISBN: 1865089788

Condition: Good


'. . . so taut you may need to remind yourself to breathe.' - Sun-Herald '. . . packed with suspense and insight. If you enjoy reading Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs, this is a novel which will absorb you.' - Highlife What would push you to commit a crime? Assistant District Attorney Nina Frost prosecutes child molesters, and in the course of her everyday work she endures the frustration of seeing too many criminals slip through the system and walk free. So when she receives the awful news that her son Nathaniel has been sexually abused and is so traumatised that he is now mute she takes... View more info

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Harvesting the Heart [used book]

By: Jodi Picoult

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2009

Seller ID: 1741757967

ISBN: 1741757967

Condition: Good


Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who left when she was five. Now, having left her father behind in Chicago for dreams of art school and marriage to an ambitious young doctor, she finds herself with a child of her own. But her mother's absence, and shameful memories of her past, make her doubt both her maternal ability and her sense of self-worth. Out of Paige's struggle to find wholeness by searching for her mother and facing her own insecurities, Jodi Picoult crafts an absorbing novel peopled with richly drawn characters. Any mother - or child - cannot help but relate to ... View more info

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The Bookwoman's Last Fling #5 Cliff Janeway [used book]

By: John Dunning

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 2005

Seller ID: 000838

ISBN: 0731813375

Condition: Good


In another enthralling bestseller by "master yarn spinner" ("Chicago Sun-Times") John Dunning, rare book dealer and relentless private eye Cliff Janeway unravels a deadly plot marked by stolen classics and stable secrets. When wealthy horse trainer H. R. Geiger dies, Denver bookman Cliff Janeway encounters the legacy of the man's wife, Candice, a true bookwoman who left behind an assortment of rare first-edition children's books. Sent to assess the collection, Janeway soon finds that several titles are missing, replaced by cheap reprints -- while other hugely expensive pieces remain. Why would... View more info

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The Testament [used book]

By: John Grisham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1999

Seller ID: 000980

ISBN: 0712678263

Condition: Good


An eccentric, reclusive billionaire looking for a way to die, burnt-out Washington litigator just out of rehab for the fourth time, and a woman who left the modern world to live and work with a primitive tribe of Indians in the jungles of Brazil. They are all brought together by the startling secret of The Testament. View more info

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Invisible Prey #17 Lucas Davenport [used book]

By: John Sandford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2007

Seller ID: 000700

ISBN: 0743276256

Condition: Good


In the richest neighbourhood of Minneapolis, two elderly women lie murdered in their home, beaten to death with a metal pipe, the rooms ransacked, only small items stolen. It's clearly a random break-in by someone looking for money to buy drugs. But as he looks more closely, Davenport begins to wonder if the items are actually so small or the victims so random, if there might not be some invisible agenda at work here. Gradually, a pattern begins to emerge - and it will lead Davenport to somewhere he never expected. Which is too bad, because the killers - and there is more than one of them - th... View more info

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The Empress File #2 Kidd And LuEllen [used book]

By: John Sandford writing as John Camp

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 2001

Seller ID: 000988

ISBN: 0743415590

Condition: Good


When the cops of Longstreet, Mississippi see a black boy running away from them and clutching something in his hand, there's only one thought in their minds - bag-snatcher. So they shoot him in the back. Except, Darrell Clark isn't a thief, he's a computer-crazy fourteen-year-old, who was running home before his ice-cream melted. And now he's dead. When the predictable police cover-up begins, Darrell's friend, Marvel Atkins, decides it's time for the corrupt city government to go. Using Darrell's computer, she contacts the only two con artists with the nerve to take on a whole city: Kidd, comp... View more info

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The Pearl [penguin modern classics]

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: 9780141185125

ISBN: 0141185120

Condition: New


From the author of Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck's The Pearl is a flawless parable about wealth and the evil it can bring, published with an introduction by Linda Wagner-Martin and drawings by Jose Clemente Orozco in Penguin Modern Classics.When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana in church and their little boy, Coyotito, will be able to attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours. Written with haunting s... View more info

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Of Mice and Men [penguin modern classics]

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: 9780141185101

ISBN: 0141185104

Condition: New


Drifters in search of work, George and his childlike friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except the clothes on their back - and a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California's Salinas Valley, but their hopes are dashed as Lennie - struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy - becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes of friendship and shared vision, and giving a voice to America's lonely and dispossessed, Of Mice and Men remains Steinbeck's most popular work, achieving ... View more info

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Of Mice And Men [Popular Penguins]

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 9780141038421

ISBN: 014103842X

Condition: New


John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is one of the best loved novellas of all time. Two drifters - small, shrewd George and huge, simple-minded Lennie - get work on a ranch, planning to raise enough money to get a place of their own and live off the land, if George can save his childlike, bull-strong friend from getting into trouble. A powerfully moving story of friendship, Of Mice and Men is a simply told masterpiece. About the Author: John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California, in 17 February 1902. After studying English at Stanford University, he held several jobs including working as a hod... View more info

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Compulsion #22 Alex Delaware [used book]

By: Jonathan Kellerman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2008

Seller ID: 000991

ISBN: 0141021977

Condition: Good


One night a young woman disappears ...In broad daylight a retired teacher is stabbed to death ...In a small-town beauty parlor two women are butchered ...Three baffling cases, linked only by a lack of motive until psychologist Alex Delaware and LAPD Detective Milo Sturgis stumble upon a clue. A stolen luxury car is found undamaged and unblemished - except for a tiny, solitary bloodstain. Soon they uncover other expensive cars 'borrowed' before a killing. Soon the pair are hunting for a multiple killer, from LA high society to its desperate slums, even to New York and a forgotten cold case. How... View more info