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Honour And The Sword #1 Andre de Roland [used book]

By: A. L. Berridge

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2010

Seller ID: 003303

ISBN: 0718155467

Condition: Good


It is 1636 - the height of the Thirty Years War, one of the bloodiest and most destructive conflicts Europe has ever seen. As the campaigning season begins, the Spanish armies swell out of the Artois region of the Netherlands - flooding into King Louis XIII's France. The sleepy border village of Dax-en-roi stands in their way. Facing the overwhelming might of the Spanish forces, the Chevalier de Roland rallies a valiant defence, but in vain - his household guard no match for the invaders. There is only one survivor as the Roland estate is razed to the ground, one soul who escapes the Spanish ... View more info

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Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind [used book]

By: Alexandra Ripley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 1991

Seller ID: 0333490991

ISBN: 0333490991

Condition: Good


The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind "is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves. Now bestselling writer Alexandra Ripley brings us back to Tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well: Rhett, Ashley, Mammy, Suellen, Aunt Pittypat, and, of course, Scarlett. As the classic story, first told over half a century ago, moves forward, the greatest love affair in all fiction is reignited; amidst heartbreak and joy, the endles... View more info

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Sea Glass #2 Fortune's Rocks Quartet [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2002

Seller ID: 0316859109

ISBN: 0316859109

Condition: Good


The year is 1929 and Honora Beecher and her husband, Sexton, are just settling into a new marriage and a cottage on the coast of New Hampshire. While Honora fixes up the derelict house and searches for bits of sea glass on the beach, Sexton risks everything they own to buy the house they both love. Along with millions of other Americans, he is blindsided by the stock market crash and finds himself penniless. The only work he can find is a nearly mill, where a labour conflict is erupting into violence. Shaken by forces they scarcely understand, Honora and Sexton try to build a marriage and home... View more info

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Rebel Girl [used book]

By: Ann Clancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Redwood Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 002804

ISBN: 1741829135

Condition: Good


From the author of The Wild Colonial Girl comes another breathtaking story set in Australia's turbulent past; and another unforgettable Australian heroine. Crushed at Culloden, driven from their Highland crofts and transported to Australia ... the Douglas family is no stranger to injustice. The Encounter Bay whaling station, on the wild, windswept southern coast of Australia, is at the very edge of civilisation. But at least Bonnie Douglas and her father have their freedom - until Sergeant Rowan Elliott arrives. Bonnie's father is accused of murder and she is driven to bushranging, fighting in... View more info

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The Wild Colonial Girl [used book]

By: Ann Clancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Redwood Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 1741829119

ISBN: 1741829119

Condition: Good


Feisty, spirited and independent, Irish orphan Kate arrives in the colony of South Australia, determined to make a new life for herself. Wanting the security only wealth can bring, she slips her derringer into her pocket, cracks the whip over the bullocks and sets off on a rugged outback track for the adventure of a lifetime. Her adventures take her from wild Aboriginal camps to vast sheep stations and from the rough sprawling goldfields to the glittering ballroom at the Governor's residence. Her orphan dreams of silk gowns and sumptuous dinners are finally within her grasp. What she doesn... View more info

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Down Weavers Lane #1 Staley Family

By: Anna Jacobs

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Coronet Books: 2002

Seller ID: 002927

ISBN: 0340750596

Condition: New


Emmy Carter's mother is a prostitute - and her life has made Emmy determined to avoid the same fate. But Emmy is beautiful, so attracts unwanted attention; her mother's protector has his eye on her, as does evil Marcus Armistead, her employer's nephew. Marcus is excited by Emmy's virginity and has her kidnapped, but Emmy hits him over the head and escapes. Marcus, further enraged, kills her mother and becomes even more determined to rape Emmy, but the combined efforts of the local parson and Emmy's young suitor manage to keep her safe from harm. Finally Emmy sees Marcus get his just desserts, ... View more info

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Dark Tapestry [used book]

By: Anna James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 1989

Seller ID: 000792

ISBN: 0099400006

Condition: Good


In a Land ravaged by plague and rebellion, Cressida takes flight from the menace of the lord to whom she and her young brother are slaves. But his violent courtship tracks her even to the teeming streets of London where she must hide for a year and a day if she is ever to be free - to live, and love, as she chooses. Emerging triumphantly, a golden beauty at the King's court and desired by many men, she marries the rebel scholar she has loved since childhood. Yet, haunted by the figures from her past, she seems doomed to lose all she holds most dear. Until the night the peasant armies revol... View more info

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Virgin Widow [used book]

By: Anne O'Brien

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Mira: 2010

Seller ID: 003239

ISBN: 192168576X

Condition: Good


This title is about England's forgotten Queen. England, 1469. A daughter of Warwick the Kingmaker, Anne Neville cannot dictate her own future. Her marriage will be political, made purely to advance her family's interests. But at the age of fourteen, her father's treason forces her into exile, and into an uneasy betrothal with Edward of Lancaster. Edward is changeable and completely controlled by his powerful mother, Margaret of Anjou. In a hostile, impoverished court, Anne finds herself at the mercy of other's whims. On her wedding night, the audience assembled to witness her bedding instead w... View more info

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Connie's Courage #2 Pride Family [used book]

By: Annie Groves

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 001122

ISBN: 000786986X

Condition: Good


A stirring novel of passion, lost loves and one girl's determination to conquer the odds from the author of Ellie Pride. When Connie Pride finds herself alone and pregnant in the rough courts of Liverpool, she despairs. Deserted by her lover, menaced by his bullying uncle, and too proud to ask her estranged family for help, there seems no hope. Rescued from the gutter, she is offered the chance to train as a nurse at the Poor Hospital. Life becomes a whirl of hard work and long shifts, but also lively evenings at the music hall with her fellow nurses and the newly drafted soldiers. Finally... View more info

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Claudia : Daughter of Rome [used book]

By: Antoinette May

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2006

Seller ID: 0752886614

ISBN: 0752886614

Condition: Good


Claudia has a privileged life. Niece of Rome's favoured warrior, she lives in luxury, surrounded by her family and tended by slaves. Gifted with second sight, her dreams tell her many things, from which gladiator will win in the Coliseum to the secret enemies who plot against the Emperor. When Claudia falls deeply in love with a charismatic soldier known as Pilate, she determines to win his heart, whatever the cost. Ignoring the warnings, she enchants Pilate and the pair are swiftly, blissfully, married. As wife to one of Rome's rising stars, Claudia is determined to shine. Wearing the finest ... View more info

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A Royal Abduction

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1286

ISBN: 1925416666

Condition: New


Arthur Upfield, creator of the Aboriginal detective 'Bony' followed his classic crime novel The Sands of Windee with this historical novel: The Crown Prince of Rolandia is visiting Australia - and two brilliant Americans, Earle Lawrence and Van Horton - abduct her on the trans-continental train on the Nullabor Plain. They hide her in caves near Eucla on the Great Australian Bight, until the search is called off and a ransom is arranged... View more info

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Strand of Dreams [used book]

By: Audrey Howard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Coronet Books: 1997

Seller ID: 001800

ISBN: 0340666056

Condition: Good


Her happy childhood shattered forever by the Great War, mill-worker Molly O'Dowd is left to fend for herself and make her own way in an unforgiving world. But her startling good looks attract the attention of Tim Broadbent, factory owner and heir to the grand estate of Meddins. Their passionate marriage catapults Molly into a luxurious new life where every one of her dreams seems to come true. Then tragedy strikes - and Molly seems destined to lose everything once more. Will she ever be able to find the happiness that has eluded her for so long? 'Her thousands of fans recognise the artistry of... View more info

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Whispers in the Sand [used book]

By: Barbara Erskine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 002399

ISBN: 0006512070

Condition: Good


The gripping new suspense story by the bestselling author of LADY OF HAY and ON THE EDGE OF DARKNESS, is set in richly mysterious Egypt, where past and present elide. Recently divorced, Anna Coburn decides to cheer herself up by retracing a journey her great grandmother made in the nineteenth century: a Nile cruise from Luxor to the Valley of the Kings. Anna carries with her on the voyage two mementoes of her great-grandmother Louisa: an ancient Egyptian scent bottle, and the diary of that original Nile cruise, which has lain unread for a hundred years. As she follows in Louisa's footsteps, An... View more info

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Shadowbrook: A Novel of Love and War [used book]

By: Beverly Swerling

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2004

Seller ID: 001079

ISBN: 1863253491

Condition: Good


A sweeping tale of love, ambition, and a war that ignited a revolution... 1754. In a low-lying glen in Ohio Country, where both the French and English claim dominion, the first musket ball fired signals the start of a savage seven-year conflict destined to dismantle France's overreaching empire and pave the way for the American Revolution. In a world on the brink of astonishing change are Quentin Hale, the fearless gentleman-turned-scout, fighting to preserve his beloved family plantation, Shadowbrook; Cormac Shea, the part-Irish, part-Indian woodsman with a foot in both worlds; and the beauti... View more info

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Whitethorn : A novel of Africa [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2005

Seller ID: 067002922X

ISBN: 067002922X

Condition: Good


From Bryce Courtenay comes a novel of Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany. Tom's English name proves sufficient for him to be ostracised, marking him as an outsider. And so begin some of life's tougher lessons fo... View more info

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Tommo and Hawk #2 Potato Factory [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1999

Seller ID: 0140271562

ISBN: 0140271562

Condition: Good


Bryce Courtenay has created an unforgettable story of the enduring bond between two brothers. Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart Town. Together they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale hunting in the Pacific to the Maori wars of New Zealand, from the Rocks in Sydney to the miners' riots in the goldfields, Tommo and Hawk must learn each other's strengths and weaknesses in order to survive. Along the way, Hawk meets the outrageous Maggie Pye, who brings love and laughter into his... View more info

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Sylvia [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2006

Seller ID: 0670070262

ISBN: 0670070262

Condition: Good


'I am Sylvia Honeyeater; I think myself born around 1196, and this is the story of my life. I am cursed by folk as an optimist and a dreamer, which is a dangerous combination. . . ' From master storyteller Bryce Courtenay comes the colourful epic of Sylvia. Late twelfth-century Europe is torn by religious intolerance. Sylvia, with a singing voice that can literally charm the birds out of the trees, and an acute and questioning mind that refuses to accept unreasoned beliefs, embarks on a pilgrimage. She joins the Children's Crusade, bound for the Holy Land. From a bawdy life as an entertain... View more info

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The Meeting of the Waters #1 The Watchers [used book]

By: Caiseal Mor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon and Schuster: 2001

Seller ID: 073181021X

ISBN: 073181021X

Condition: Good


A magical retelling of sorcery and history in Celtic times In Caiseal Mor's bestselling THE CIRCLE AND THE CROSS, tales of the Faerie realm, passed down from generation to generation, had become the stuff of legend. But there was a time when the Faerie folk, the Tautha De Danaan and the Fir-Bolg, still walked the earth as mortals and called their homeland Innisfail. In a small barren area to the west of Innisfail, Brocan, the last king of the Fir-Bolg, is locked in bitter dispute with King Cecht of the Danaans. His once powerful people are gradually abandoning their time-honoured traditions, b... View more info

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The Gilded Crown #3 Lions and Lilies

By: Catherine A. Wilson and Catherine T. Wilson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Sid Harta: 2015

Seller ID: 002158

ISBN: 192523083X

Condition: New


Simon and Catherine Marshall travel to Edinburgh, determined to see the safe return of The Lady of Scotland, but they inadvertently uncover a royal deception. Floundering under the pressure of court life, Catherine is offered the guidance of Lady Agnes Dunbar, but what secret is the old lady hiding and why has she taken such an avid interest in the daily life of Lord and Lady Wexford? Trapped within the walls of Edinburgh Castle, Simon must choose where his loyalties lie, the consequence of which will decide the safety of his growing family. In France, Gillet de Bellegarde is instructed by t... View more info

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The Lily and the Lion #1 Lions and Lilies

By: Catherine A. Wilson and Catherine T. Wilson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Sid Harta: 2012

Seller ID: 002159

ISBN: 1921829877

Condition: New


Separated in infancy, rediscovered by chance, can they unravel a mystery and find a way to reunite? Wistful and passionate, the wayward Cecile d'Armagnac has enjoyed the indulgent childhood of a French noble, but life for the young woman is about to change when she learns of her sister. Catherine Pembroke, a naive novice, has endured a lonely existence behind convent walls, but when Cecile's letter is intercepted by the malicious Earl of Salisbury, the shy nun is thrust into a dangerous and foreign world. Placed into the custody of a cynical knight, Simon Marshall, Catherine struggles to unr... View more info

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The Order of the Lily #2 Lions and Lilies

By: Catherine A. Wilson and Catherine T. Wilson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Sid Harta: 2013

Seller ID: 002160

ISBN: 1922086029

Condition: New


When valour and duty stand above a heart's desire... Separated as infants and rediscovered by chance, sisters, Catherine Pembroke and Cecile d'Armagnac solve the mystery which forced them apart (The Lily and the Lion) only to find their reunion all too brief when the Prince of Wales seeks to reclaim his mistress. With an unbreakable bond forged between the girls, Catherine chooses a perilous path to shield her sister. But has the faith in her protector, Simon Marshall, been misplaced? Who is the mysterious Lady of Scotland and why is Simon so determined to locate her? Caught in a web of co... View more info

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The Harrogate Secret [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $5.50

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1990

Seller ID: 001704

ISBN: 0552133000

Condition: Good


Young Frederick Musgrave was never more agile than when navigating his sculler across the waters of the Tyne between the busy seaports of North and South Shields in 1843. Already his services were in demand as a carrier of messages and certain small packages for those whose activities made them the target of the Customs and Excise men. As well as agile, Freddie was also reckoned to be lucky, but on such a night as brought him to The Towers, the home of Mr Roderick Gallagher, both luck and courage were to be tested to the limit. From that night on, things really began to happen to Freddie, and ... View more info

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A House Divided [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 2001

Seller ID: 0552146102

ISBN: 0552146102

Condition: Good


At the end of the Second World War, Matthew Wallingham returns to his family home, blinded by his injuries and uncertain about his future. There he finds his father ill, his mother obviously unhappy, and his brother, who has made a success of running the farm on the family's estate during the war years, resentful that Matthew should think he can now offer help. Forced to realize that his plans for the future are not going to work, Matthew starts to look for a new career. He finds himself becoming dependent on Liz - his nurse and, increasingly, the focus of all his thoughts and hopes. But Liz h... View more info

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The Solace of Sin [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1999

Seller ID: 0552145831

ISBN: 0552145831

Condition: Good


When Connie buys a house on the moors, she has to negotiate with the abrupt Vincent O'Connor. She soon discovers that mystery is a way of life for Vincent, who has an increasing influence on her life. Then the shocking truth about the man with whom she shared many years of her life comes to light. View more info

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The Moth [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1991

Seller ID: 0552125245

ISBN: 0552125245

Condition: Good


As a diversion from his job in his uncle's carpentry shop, newly arrived Robert Bradley began to explore the Durham countryside. It was on one of these walks that he met Millie, the ethereal girl-child whose odd ways and nocturnal wanderings had led her to be known locally as Thorman's Moth. View more info

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The Mallen Streak #1 Mallen Family [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, DeAgostini/Planet Three: 2003

Seller ID: 003314

ISBN: 14783339

Condition: Good


All Thomas Mallen's sons had inherited his distinctive flash of white hair, known as the Mallen Streak, and it was said that nothing good ever came of a Mallen. In 1851, Thomas Mallen found himself a ruined man, forced, amid scandal and disgrace, to sell High Banks Hall and adjust to a new way of living. View more info

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The Golden Straw [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1994

Seller ID: 004068

ISBN: 0552136859

Condition: Good


It all began with a straw hat. A large broad-brimmed hat, dyed in an elusive mixture of colors to produce a distinctive shade of pale gold, it was presented to Emily Pearson by her longtime friend and employer, Mabel Arkwright, a milliner with a little store in the West End of London. And Emily owed Mrs. Arkwright more than just The Golden Straw - eventually the business itself, because her friend had come to rely on Emily more and more as time went by. After Mrs. Arkwright's death, Emily, exhausted by the extra work that had fallen upon her shoulders and exasperated by Dr. Steve Montane, her ... View more info

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A Dinner of Herbs [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1986

Seller ID: 0552125512

ISBN: 0552125512

Condition: Good


A legacy of hatred can be a terrible force in life, over which not even an enduring love and all the fruits of material success may prevail. Catherine Cookson explores this theme in a major novel that will absorb and enthral her readers as irresistibly as any she has written. Roddy Greenbank was brought by his father to the remote Northumberland community of Langley in the autumn of 1807. Within hours of their arrival, however, the father had met a violent death, and the boy was left with all memory gone of his past life. Adopted and raised by old Kate Makepeace, Roddy found his closes... View more info

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The Moth [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: CN4558

Condition: Good


As a diversion from his job in his uncle's carpentry shop, newly arrived Robert Bradley began to explore the Durham countryside. It was on one of these walks that he met Millie, the ethereal girl-child whose odd ways and nocturnal wanderings had led her to be known locally as Thorman's Moth. View more info

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The Branded Man [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 1996

Seller ID: 0593038800

ISBN: 0593038800

Condition: Good


Fourteen-year-old Marie Anne Lawson, youngest daughter of a prosperous Northumbrian family, had always run when she might have walked, and it was as she was running away from a sight she would rather not have witnessed that she stumbled and fell, injuring her ankle, to be discovered by a local man who, because of a disfigurement, was known thereabouts as 'the branded man'. Already fearful of him by reputatuion, his sudden appearance frightened her into unconsciousness. When she came to, she was back at The Manor and confined to bed for an indefinite period. Marie Anne's mother, with no love an... View more info