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Ghost of Squire House
a much loved romantic fantasy
decades, the home built by reclusive artist, Paul Squire, stood empty on a
windswept cliff overlooking the ocean. Those who attempted to live in the
home soon fled in terror. Jennifer Barrett knows nothing of the history of
the house she inherited. All she knows is that she's glad for the chance to
make a new life for herself.
compelling, prickly ghost with a tortured, guilt-ridden past, and a lonely
heroine determined to start fresh find themselves in a battle of wills and
emotion in this story of love, time, and chance.
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Like Old Times
tale of love, loss, and second chances
Reynolds is unprepared for the torrent of memories that fill her when she
returns to her small hometown. She soon discovers that, as much as she doesn't
want to be there, events conspire to cause her to finally face her past. The
most difficult part of that past is Tony Santos. Little does she expect that
her feelings for him are still so strong...or his for her. But it is possible
to forget the past? Or if not to forget, to forgive? Both she and Tony have
changed a lot. Yet seeing him, simply talking with him, she finds that in
her heart, it seems like old times...
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romantic suspense in far away places
Perkins is trying to find her brother who went
missing while on a Peace Corps assignment in Asia. All she knows is that
the disappearance has something to do with a "White Dragon."
Darius Kane, adventurer and bounty hunter, seems to be her only hope,
and she practically shanghais him into helping her.
a touch of the romantic adventure film "Romancing the Stone," C.J.
and Darius follow a trail that takes them to through the narrow streets of Hong
Kong, to the backrooms of San Francisco's Chinatown, to the wild jungles of
Borneo, as they pursue both her brother and the White Dragon. The closer C.J.
gets to them, the more danger she finds herself in—and it's not just danger
of losing her life, but also of losing her heart.
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With A Gunfighter
Willa Cather Literary Award Best Historical Finalist
Devere wants vengeance. She grows up quickly when she witnesses the murder of
her family by a gang of outlaws, and vows to make them pay for their crime.
When the law won't help her, she takes matters into her own hands. Jess McLowry
left his war-torn Southern home to head West, where he hired out his gun. When
he learns what happened to Gabriella's family, and what she plans, he knows
a young woman like her will
have no chance against the outlaws, and vows to save her the way he couldn't
save his own family. But the price of vengeance is high and Gabriella's willingness
to sacrifice everything ultimately leads to the book's deadly and startling
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a tale of forbidden love
San Francisco comes to life in this romance of star-crossed lovers whose love
is forbidden by both society and the laws of the time.
Greer, daughter of a wealthy San Francisco shipping magnate, finds a young
boy who has run away from his home in Chinatown--an area of gambling parlors,
opium dens, and sing-song girls, as well as families grying to eke out a living.
It is also home to a number of highbinder tongs, the infamous and deadly "hatchet
men" of Chinese lore.
Ruth meets the boy's father, Li Han-lin, the handsome, enigmatic leader of
one such tong, and discovers he is neither as frightening, cruel, or wanton
as reputation would have her believe. As Ruth's fascination with the lawless
area grows, she finds herself pulled deeper into its intrigue and dangers,
particularly those surrounding Han-lin. But the two are from completely different
worlds, and when both worlds are shattered by the Great Earthquake and Fire
of 1906 that destroyed most of San Francisco, they face their ultimate test.
and expanded from the previously published Gold Mountain.]
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Just for fun...
mystery book lovers have been treated to a steady diet of scrumptious
Angie Amalfi culinary mysteries since the mid-1990's. The
books are a banquet of mostly Italian entrees and desserts, as befitting
Angie Amalfi's heritage. In this cookbook, you'll find fifty fabulous
dessert recipes, including an easy tiramisu, a simple cannoli, lots of
biscotti, as well as a number of non-Italian but still mouth-watering
recipes such as almond praline meringue cake, linzer torte, and even some
recipes and the whimsical watercolors that go along with them are derived
from family favorites of the cookbook's author (the award-winning USA
Today bestselling author of the Angie Amalfi mysteries) and its illustrator
(an award-winning watercolor artist), who happen to be sisters. They hope
this unique and easy-to-use cookbook will become a permanent part of any
Cook's Dessert Cookbook:
for order from local bookstores or online at Amazon and BN.com.
Battle for Chinatown after San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake and Fire
Francisco's Chinatown was completely destroyed by the 1906 Great Earthquake
and Fire. It sat on prime real estate, and to many San Franciscan's, the destruction
of the area known for tong wars, gambling, opium dens and "sing-song"
girls was seen as the one blessing of the fire. But Chinatown was much more
than that. To many people, it was home. Soon, a battle of words ensued between
the San Franciscan governing body, and the Chinese people that had international
implications. This is a study, using many primary sources, of that battle.