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We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel
by Georgia Hunter

Language

English

Pages

414

Publication Date

February 14, 2017

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<br /><br />Inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite—<i>We Were the Lucky Ones </i>is a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds</b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b>“Love in the face of global adversity? It couldn't be more timely.” —<i>Glamour</i></b><br />  <br /> It is the spring of 1939 and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships threatening Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurcs will be flung to the far corners of the world, each desperately trying to navigate his or her own path to safety. <br />  <br /> As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death, either by working grueling hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an unwavering will to survive and by the fear that they may never see one another again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere. <br />  <br /> An extraordinary, propulsive novel, <i>We Were the Lucky Ones</i> demonstrates how in the face of the twentieth century’s darkest moment, the human spirit can endure and even thrive.
The Weight of Ink
by Rachel Kadish

Language

English

Pages

592

Publication Date

June 06, 2017

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<DIV><B>WINNER OF A NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD<BR /> A <I>USA TODAY</I> BESTSELLER<BR /><BR /> "A gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics of passion."—Toni Morrison</B><BR /><BR /> Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, <I>The Weight of Ink</I> is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian with a love of Jewish history. <BR />  <BR /> When Helen is summoned by a former student to view a cache of newly discovered seventeenth-century Jewish documents, she enlists the help of Aaron Levy, an American graduate student as impatient as he is charming, and embarks on one last project: to determine the identity of the documents' scribe, the elusive "Aleph."<BR />   <BR /> Electrifying and ambitious, <I>The Weight of Ink</I> is about women separated by centuries—and the choices and sacrifices they must make in order to reconcile the life of the heart and mind.  </DIV>
In Like Flynn
by Donna Alam

Language

English

Pages

435

Publication Date

June 24, 2018

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<b>Reasons not to sleep with Flynn Phillips. Again. <br /><br />1.He’s cocky.<br />2.He’s annoying.<br />3.And I can’t stand his Australian a$$!<br /><br />I can’t stop thinking about it either . . .</b> <br /><br /><br />Since our wedding hook-up months ago,<br />He’s ruined me!<br /><i>My O has gone—it’s been months since I . . . well, you know . . .</i><br />I think I need a do-over,<br />A chance to prove that the problem is all in my head,<br />That he <i>didn’t</i>rock my world.<br />That he <i>isn’t</i> the star of my fantasies,<br />Because as pretty as Flynn Phillips is,<br />He’s a player, and I’m tired of the game.<br />There’s no way he’ll feature in my long-term plans.<br /><i>Babies. Marriage. A white picket fence.</i><br /><br /><b>Or would he?</b><br />
In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II
by Rhys Bowen

Language

English

Pages

398

Publication Date

March 01, 2017

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<p><b>“Instantly absorbing, suspenseful, romantic, and stylish—like binge-watching a great British drama on <i>Masterpiece Theater</i>.” —Lee Child, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author</b></p><p><b>Winner of the Left Coast Crime Award winner for Best Historical Mystery Novel and the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel.</b></p><p>World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a German spy. The assignment also offers Ben the chance to be near Lord Westerham’s middle daughter, Pamela, whom he furtively loves. But Pamela has her own secret: she has taken a job at Bletchley Park, the British code-breaking facility.</p><p>As Ben follows a trail of spies and traitors, which may include another member of Pamela’s family, he discovers that some within the realm have an appalling, history-altering agenda. Can he, with Pamela’s help, stop them before England falls?</p><p>Inspired by the events and people of World War II, writer Rhys Bowen crafts a sweeping and riveting saga of class, family, love, and betrayal.</p>
The Duke's Hellion (Hart and Arrow) (A Regency Romance Book)
by Julia Sinclair

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English

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Publication Date

July 10, 2018

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<i><b> Georgiana Martin has a secret... </b></i><div><b><i></i></b></div><div><i>.</i><div><b><i></i></b></div><div>To say that the eldest daughter of the formidable Martin clan is trouble would be an understatement!<br />Georgiana Martin has always done as she pleased, and the only person who could ever keep up with her was Tristan Carrow - <b>the son of her family's oldest rivals.</b></div><div></div><div><b></b>.<br />The days when they meant anything to one another are long past.<br />Now ... he's a duke.<br />Now ... she's the star of London society, brilliant, gorgeous... and perfectly alone.<br /><br />Then a note arrives.<br /><br /><i><b>Blackmail and longing bring Tristan and Georgiana back together!</b></i></div><div><i><b></b></i></div><div><i>. </i></div><div><b><i></i></b></div><div><i>Really? </i></div><div><i></i></div><div><i>.</i></div><div><i></i></div><div>Georgiana comes from a family known for its recklessness.<br />Tristan comes from a family known for its dignity and morality.<br />The duke and the hellion must learn to work together before the blackmailer catches up with them and<b> </b><i>tells the world one of the biggest secrets around:</i><br /><br /><b>Georgiana's heart was captured by her family's greatest enemy!</b></div><div></div><div>. </div><div><b></b></div><div>No one is as wild as Georgiana.<br />No one is as proud as Tristan.<br />The question is:<br />Can these two put aside their dark past and their family feud and create a future together?<br /></div></div>
For the Love of a Duchess: A Historical Regency Romance Book
by Bridget Barton

Language

English

Pages

484

Publication Date

July 04, 2018

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<h2>Introducing the "For the Love of a Duchess" Novel - Discover NOW The New Regency Romance Book by Bridget Barton!<br /></h2><p><br /></p><h3>Lovely - Romantic - Exciting!<br /></h3><p><br /></p><p>Lady Eliza Ashton, daughter of the Earl of Bexley, had always thought her life would be a straight pathway to happiness.<br /></p><p>Engaged to be married to the devastatingly handsome Miles Gainsborough, Eliza could never have imagined how easily happiness could turn into disaster. When her father tells her that she is the only hope of saving the family from financial ruin, she finds herself set to marry the Duke of Lytton instead.</p><p>Daniel Winchester, an accomplished and successful attorney, finds his simple existence at Lytton Hall turned upside down by the arrival of the Duke's new young bride. Determined to think her a young title-hunter, he is surprised to find himself drawn to her as every day passes. When the old Duke, his ego bruised by the realization that the beautiful young woman will never love him, becomes increasingly aggressive, Daniel is the only man with courage enough to defend her.</p><p>But when the old Duke dies, will Eliza allow the threat of scandal and the fear of condemnation to turn her away from the only man she has ever truly loved? And will Daniel Winchester ever find a pathway leading to the heart of the young woman who occupies his every thought?</p><p><strong>"For the Love of a Duchess" is a historical romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.</strong></p><p><em>Get This Book FREE With Kindle Unlimited!</em><br /></p><p><strong>Enjoy!</strong><br /></p>
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Offici...
by , Jack Thorne

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><b>The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</b></p><p>It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.</p><p>While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.</p><p>The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.</p><p>This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</p>
Finding Rebecca
by Eoin Dempsey

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

October 28, 2014

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Nothing could keep Christopher and Rebecca apart: not her abusive parents, or even the fiancé she brought home after running away to England. But when World War II finally strikes the island of Jersey, the Nazi invaders ship Rebecca to Europe as part of Hitler's Final Solution against the Jewish population.<br />After Christopher and his family are deported back to their native Germany, he volunteers for the Nazi SS, desperate to save the woman he loves. He is posted to Auschwitz and finds himself put in control of the money stolen from the victims of the gas chambers. As Christopher searches for Rebecca, he struggles to not only maintain his cover, but also the grip on his soul. Managing the river of tainted money flowing through the horrific world of Auschwitz may give him unexpected opportunities. But will it give him the strength to accept a brave new fate that could change his life--and others' lives--forever?<br /><b>Revised edition: This edition of <i>Finding Rebecca</i> includes editorial revisions.</b>
1984
by George Orwell

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English

Pages

237

Publication Date

October 17, 1983

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<DIV>George Orwell’s <I>1984</I> takes on new life with extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity.<BR /><BR /> “Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—<I>The New Yorker</I><BR />  <BR /> In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.<BR /><BR /> Lionel Trilling said of Orwell’s masterpiece, “<I>1984</I> is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present.” Though the year 1984 now exists in the past, Orwell’s novel remains an urgent call for the individual willing to speak truth to power.</DIV>
The 26th of November: A Pride and Prejudice Comedy of Farcical Pr...
by Elizabeth Adams

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

July 06, 2018

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The Netherfield Ball: Classic. Predictable. Immortalized.<br />But, what if Elizabeth were forced to relive it over and over and over again? Night after night after night?<br /><br />Elizabeth: Clever. Witty. Confident.<br />Suddenly, her confusion and desperation make her question things she long thought she knew.<br /><br />Mr. Darcy: Proud. Unapproachable. Bad tempered.<br />In this world where nothing is as it seems, Elizabeth must learn to see through new eyes. <br />Including a man she thought she hated. <br /><br />Let the hilarity ensue.<br />

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