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In the mood for a classic love tale? Dial up the passion with our titillating tales from times gone by in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD . This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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A sister's courage by Molly Green

A sister's courage

Molly Green

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"In the midst of war, she knew her place was not at home ... The most ambitious of three sisters, Lorraine 'Raine' Linfoot always dreamed of becoming a pilot. As a spirited seventeen-year-old, she persuades her hero Doug Williams to teach her to fly....

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The forbidden promise by Lorna (Novelist) Cook

The forbidden promise

Lorna (Novelist) Cook

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"Can one promise change the fate of two women decades apart? Scotland, 1940. War rages across Europe, but Invermoray House is at peace - until the night of Constance's 21st birthday, when she's the only person to see a Spitfire crash into the loch. R...

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Fire queen by Joanna (Novelist) Courtney

Fire queen

Joanna (Novelist) Courtney

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"Shakespeare's Ophelia was a lover, a madwoman and a victim. The real Ofelia is a very different story: a leader, a fighter and a fiercely independent woman ... As a young girl, Ofelia stood frozen as her mother threw herself on her father's funeral pyre....

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The woman from Saint Germain by John Lonie

The woman from Saint Germain

John Lonie

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"She is a celebrated writer stranded in Paris after her French lover is killed fighting the German invasion. He is a volatile young man with a deadly secret, fleeing Nazi-controlled Austria. Only the Nazis could bring them together. Armed with a precious...

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The Margate maid by Lynne (Novelist) Francis

The Margate maid

Lynne (Novelist) Francis

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"Margate, 1786. Dairymaid Molly Goodchild dreams of a better life. Up at the crack of dawn to milk her uncle's cows, the one comfort of her day is her friendship with apprentice gardener, Charlie. When dashing naval officer, Nicholas, arrives in town,...

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Cartier's hope by M. J. Rose

Cartier's hope

M. J. Rose

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"New York, 1910: A city of extravagant balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and poor immigrants crammed into crumbling Lower East Side tenements. A city where the suffrage movement is growing stronger every day, but most women reporters are still delegated...

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The velvet ribbon by Nadine Dorries

The velvet ribbon

Nadine Dorries

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"Mary Kate Malone has come to Liverpool from Ireland to seek her fortune, but from the very beginning things have gone wrong. Now she is living secretly with her great love, Dr Nicholas Marcus, while his wife Lavinia, mother of his two sons, plots her...

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Close up by Amanda Quick

Close up

Amanda Quick

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"Welcome to Burning Cove, California, where 1930s Hollywood glamour conceals a ruthless killer ... Vivian Brazier never thought life as an art photographer would include shooting headshots for aspiring male actors or nightly wake-up calls to snap photos...

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Say yes to the duke by Eloisa James

Say yes to the duke

Eloisa James

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"Miss Viola Astley is so painfully shy that she’s horrified by the mere idea of dancing with a stranger; her upcoming London debut feels like a nightmare. So she’s overjoyed to meet a handsome, quiet vicar with no interest in polite society - but just...

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On wings of devotion by Roseanna M. White

On wings of devotion

Roseanna M. White

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"All of England thinks Phillip Camden a monster--a man who deliberately caused the deaths of his squadron. But as nurse Arabelle Denler watches the so-dubbed "Black Heart" every day, she sees something far different: a hurting man desperate for mercy....

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Some like it scandalous by Maya Rodale

Some like it scandalous

Maya Rodale

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"Theodore Prescott the Third, one of Manhattan's Rogues of Millionaire Row, has really done it this time. The only way to survive his most recent, unspeakably outrageous scandal is marry someone respectable. Someone sensible. Someone like Daisy Swann....

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Sew in love

Sew in love

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"Hearts Sewn by Love by Darlene Panzera. Gold Bar, California, April 1850 During the California gold rush, a beautiful seamstress finds her heart torn between the men who want to marry her and the one fortune hunter who won't. Woven Hearts by Jacquol...

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Promised by Leah Garriott

Promised

Leah Garriott

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"After the heartbreak and humiliation of a broken engagement, Margaret Brinton is determined to never allow her heart to be hurt again. But will her resolve hold when her father arranges for her to marry Lord Williams, a man who had once publically s...

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The tea chest by Heidi Chiavaroli

The tea chest

Heidi Chiavaroli

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"Boston, 1773. Emma Malcolm's father is staunchly loyal to the crown, but Emma's heart belongs to Noah Winslow, a lowly printer's assistant and Patriot. But her father has promised her hand to Samuel Clarke, a rapacious and sadistic man. As his fiancée,...

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Homefront heroines

Homefront heroines

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"Moonlight Serenade by Rita Gerlach: 1941, Washington D.C.; When Kate St. Claire takes over a sailor's job at the Naval Yard in Washington, DC, she is thrown into a romance she never expected. Only Forever by Lauralee Bliss: 1943, Springville, New Yo...

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My dearest Dietrich by Amanda Barratt

My dearest Dietrich

Amanda Barratt

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"Maria von Wedemeyer knows the realities of war. Her beloved father and brother have both been killed on the battlefield. The last thing this spirited young woman needs is to fall for a man under constant surveillance by the Gestapo. How can she give...

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The emerald affair by Janet MacLeod Trotter

The emerald affair

Janet MacLeod Trotter

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"In Scotland in the aftermath of the First World War, nurse Esmie McBride meets handsome Captain Tom Lomax at her best friend Lydia's home. Esmie is at first concerned for Tom's shell shock, then captivated by his charm, but it's effervescent Lydia he...

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Selah by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Selah

Lisa Tawn Bergren

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"Selah Banning has come of age on the West Indies island of Nevis, shaped by experiences far beyond the typical upbringing of a young British lady in 1776. She never anticipated that the most tumultuous time of her life might await her in the year ah...

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First comes scandal by Julia Quinn

First comes scandal

Julia Quinn

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"She was given two choices ... Georgiana Bridgerton isn't against the idea of marriage. She'd just thought she'd have some say in the matter. But with her reputation hanging by a thread after she's abducted for her dowry, Georgie is given two options:...

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Chasing Cassandra by Lisa Kleypas

Chasing Cassandra

Lisa Kleypas

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"Everything has a price ... Railway magnate Tom Severin is wealthy and powerful enough to satisfy any desire as soon as it arises. Anything--or anyone--is his for the asking. It should be simple to find the perfect wife--and from his first glimpse of...

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Love protects by Julia David

Love protects

Julia David

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"With barely a day of peace as a young widow, her cold-hearted step sons throw her from their father’s home. William Gibbs thinks he knows desperation. With the death of their mother, he is left to raise his four younger siblings in their one-room cabin....

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An American duchess by Caroline Fyffe

An American duchess

Caroline Fyffe

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"In Kent, England, the arrival of Beranger Northcott, Duke of Brightshire, causes a stir. Because with the duke comes his new American bride, who isn’t quite what anyone expects. By accepting the hand of her beloved, Emma Brinkman went from hardworki...

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A woman of war by Mandy Robotham

A woman of war

Mandy Robotham

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"Germany, 1944. Taken from the camps to serve the Fuhrer himself, Anke Hoff has been assigned as midwife to one of Hitler's inner circle. If she refuses, her family will die. Torn between her duty as a caregiver and her hatred for the regime she's now...

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Misleading Miss Verity by Carolyn Miller

Misleading Miss Verity

Carolyn Miller

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"Verity Hatherleigh has a mind of her own--but her impulsive actions do not impress her viscount papa. When she gets into one scrape too many, he sends her off to the wilds of Scotland to rethink her headstrong ways. Anthony Jardine relished his role...

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The runaway bride by Jody Hedlund

The runaway bride

Jody Hedlund

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"Wealthy Arabella Lawrence flees to British Columbia on a bride ship still wearing the scars of past mistakes. One of the few single women in the boomtown, she immediately has suitors, but she is determined not to find herself trapped again by a poor...

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Seduce me with sapphires by Jane Feather

Seduce me with sapphires

Jane Feather

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"The Honorable Miss Fenella Grantley has a secret: she's been taking drama classes and longs to be an actress. Ladies of her standing don't appear on stage, but Fenella has never been one for society's rules. She's quite excited to take on the challenge...

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The Scotsman who swept me away by Hannah Howell

The Scotsman who swept me away

Hannah Howell

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"Off the New England coast, courageous Mehitabel Ampleford wields a rifle to protect her home from a brutish band of men who are after her land. She will not be intimidated, but their attacks are growing fiercer, and just as their latest confrontatio...

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It's getting Scot in here by Suzanne Enoch

It's getting Scot in here

Suzanne Enoch

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"London socialite Amelia-Rose Baxter is nobody's fool. Her parents may want her to catch a title, but she will never change who she is for the promise of marriage. Her husband will be a man who can appreciate her sharp mind as well as her body. A sop...

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When love finds you by Virginia Wise

When love finds you

Virginia Wise

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"Surprisingly, Catrina finds contentment and peace in this promising new land, though she won’t risk telling anyone about her past. But the unexpected sparks between her and bashful warm-hearted farmer Eli Webber suddenly have her dreaming of an impo...

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Secrets of my heart by Tracie Peterson

Secrets of my heart

Tracie Peterson

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"In 1879, reunited with childhood friend and lawyer Seth Carpenter, recently widowed Nancy Pritchard must search through the pieces of her loveless marriage for the truth behind her husband's death after his schemes come to light. But as they pursue ...

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An uncommon woman by Laura Frantz

An uncommon woman

Laura Frantz

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"Unflinching and plainspoken, Tessa Swan is not your typical 18th-century woman. Born and bred on the western Virginia frontier along with her five brothers, she is a force to be reckoned with. Quiet and courageous, Clay Tygart is not your typical 18...

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The blizzard bride by Susanne Dietze

The blizzard bride

Susanne Dietze

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"Abigail Bracey arrives in Nebraska in January 1888 to teach school … and to execute a task for the government: to identify a student as the hidden son of a murderous counterfeiter – the man who killed her father. Agent Dashiell Lassiter doesn’t want...

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Woman of sunlight by Mary Connealy

Woman of sunlight

Mary Connealy

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"After years of isolation on top of Hope Mountain, Ilsa Nordegren may finally be ready to leave. Raised to fear the world, Ilsa and her sisters never planned on coming down, but when the Warden family arrived in need, they had to help. And it may cost...

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The farmer's daughter romance collection

The farmer's daughter romance collection

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"Enjoy five historical novels by some of Christian fiction's bestselling authors. Meet daughters of prairie farms from Montana south to Kansas who find love in the midst of turbulent life changes. Marty's nieces are kidnapped. Rosalind's town is overrun...

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The land beneath us by Sarah Sundin

The land beneath us

Sarah Sundin

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"1943. Private Clay Paxton trains hard with the U.S. Army Rangers at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, determined to do his best in the upcoming Allied invasion of France. With his future stolen by his brothers' betrayal, Clay has only one thing to live for--...

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The major's daughter by Regina (Regina Lea) Jennings

The major's daughter

Regina (Regina Lea) Jennings

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"Caroline Adams returns to Indian Territory craving adventure after living society life. When she comes across outlaw Frisco Smith, his dreams to obtain a piece of property on the Unassigned Lands are persuasive. When the gun sounds, they find themse...

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Scandalous by Minerva Spencer

Scandalous

Minerva Spencer

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"Straight-laced missionary Sarah Fisher has never met a man like Captain Martin Bouchard. He is the most beautiful person - male or female - she's ever seen. Overwhelmingly masculine, elegantly attired despite months at sea, he is in complete command...

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The making of Mrs. Hale by Carolyn Miller

The making of Mrs. Hale

Carolyn Miller

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"Julia Hale ran off to be married in Gretna Green, following romance instead of common sense. But her tale isn't turning into a happily ever after. Her new husband is gone and she doesn't know where or if he's ever coming back. Julia has no option but...

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Bringing down the duke by Evie Dunmore

Bringing down the duke

Evie Dunmore

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"England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In return for her scholarship, she must support the ...

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Serving up love

Serving up love

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"This intriguing novella collection crosses the country-from Kansas to Texas, the Grand Canyon to New Mexico-with tales of sweet romance while exploring the fascinating history of the Harvey girls: young women seeking adventure and independence who worked...

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Love flies by Julia David

Love flies

Julia David

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"In 1867, bitter from the Civil War, lawyer Reed Chapman is easily distracted, yet determined to have his land back. But his simple plan to restore his family's inheritance leaves him driving away from Lennhurst Asylum, elbow to elbow with a beautiful...

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The widow of Rose House by Diana Biller

The widow of Rose House

Diana Biller

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"It's 1875, and Alva Webster has perfected her stiff upper lip after three years of being pilloried in the presses of two continents over fleeing her abusive husband. Now his sudden death allows her to return to New York to make a fresh start, restor...

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The secret orphan by Glynis Peters

The secret orphan

Glynis Peters

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"As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is...

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Forever hidden by Tracie Peterson

Forever hidden

Tracie Peterson

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"When her grandfather's health begins to decline, Havyn is determined to keep her family together. But everyone has secrets - including John, the hired stranger who recently arrived on their farm. To help out Havyn starts singing at a local roadhouse...

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The whispers of war by Julia Kelly

The whispers of war

Julia Kelly

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"August, 1939. Britain watches the headlines in fear of another devastating war with Germany and three childhood friends must choose between friendship or country. Socialite Nora is determined to find her place in the Home Office's Air Raid Precautio...

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The rebel bride by Shannon McNear

The rebel bride

Shannon McNear

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"Can Love Form Amidst Tensions of War? During the clash between Union and Confederacy, quiet Tennessean Pearl MacFarlane is compelled to nurse both Rebel and Yankee wounded who seek refuge at her family’s farm. She is determined to remain unmoved by the...

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The healer's daughter by Charlotte Hinger

The healer's daughter

Charlotte Hinger

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"Bethany Herbert, daughter of a legendary healer, leaves the South for the new black community of Nicodemus, Kansas. Despite the hardships, the community comes to love the prairie. Bethany's mother, Queen Bess, comes to Nicodemus, as does the handsome...

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A lady in disguise by Lynsay Sands

A lady in disguise

Lynsay Sands

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"Lady Maggie Wentworth must support herself as an investigative reporter. Writing under another name, she’s been exposing the notorious scandals of the ton - this time it’s the “working girls” of London. While interviewing the women, a client enters,...

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Underestimating Miss Cecilia by Carolyn Miller

Underestimating Miss Cecilia

Carolyn Miller

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"Cecilia Hatherleigh keeps secret her unrequited love for Edward Amherst, the earl's son next door. Instead of pining away, she decides to turn her focus toward living out her newfound faith. Meanwhile, a London riot awakens Edward to the responsibilities...

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Daisies and devotion by Josi S. Kilpack

Daisies and devotion

Josi S. Kilpack

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"Timothy Mayfield has a list of qualities that define his "perfect woman"--none of which Maryann Morrington possesses. But in the process of the two friends playing matchmaker for each other, they come to realize that perhaps they are each other's pe...

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A pursuit of home by Kristi Ann Hunter

A pursuit of home

Kristi Ann Hunter

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"In early 1800s England, Jess Beauchene has spent most of her life in hiding and always on the move in an effort to leave her past far behind her. But when she learns the family she thought had died just might be alive and in danger, she knows her secrets...

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Not the duke's darling by Elizabeth Hoyt

Not the duke's darling

Elizabeth Hoyt

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"Freya de Moray is many things: a member of the secret order of Wise Women, the daughter of disgraced nobility, and a chaperone living under an assumed name. What she is not is forgiving. So when the Duke of Harlowe - the man who destroyed her brother...

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The lady and the highwayman by Sarah M. Eden

The lady and the highwayman

Sarah M. Eden

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"Authors Elizabeth Black and Fletcher Walker go head-to-head as rival writers of Victorian Penny Dreadfuls. As an upper class schoolteacher, Elizabeth must write under the pseudonym "Mr. King" in order to keep her identity a secret, while former street...

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Hope's highest mountain by Misty M. Beller

Hope's highest mountain

Misty M. Beller

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"In 1886, Ingrid Chastain is en route to deliver vaccines to a Montana mining town when an accident leaves her alone and injured in the wilderness. When rescue comes in the form of a mysterious mountain man, she's hesitant to trust him, but the journey...

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Someone to remember by Mary Balogh

Someone to remember

Mary Balogh

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"Matilda Westcott has spent her life tending to the needs of her mother, the Dowager Countess of Riverdale, never questioning the life of solitude she has spun for herself. To Matilda, who considers herself the aging spinster daughter, marriage is...

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The runaway daughter by Joanna Rees

The runaway daughter

Joanna Rees

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"It's 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime she was forced into committing. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy American dancer at the notorious nightclub, the Zip Club. Re-inventing herself as...

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A touch of forever by Jo Goodman

A touch of forever

Jo Goodman

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"Lily Salt has sworn off men. After finally gaining her independence, the last thing she needs is another man telling her what to do. But the handsome railroad engineer from New York isn't at all what she expected. He's kind, gentle ... and tempting enough...

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The telegraph proposal by Gina Welborn

The telegraph proposal

Gina Welborn

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"In the rough and rugged Montana Territory, the journey to true love is filled with unexpected twists--and sweet rewards--for daring frontier women who faithfully believe every heart has a home ... With the help of the Archer Matrimonial Company, Yancey...

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A distance too grand by Regina Scott

A distance too grand

Regina Scott

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"Meg Pero has been assisting her photographer father since she was big enough to carry his equipment, so when he dies she is determined to take over his profession--starting with fulfilling the contract he signed to serve on an Army survey of the North...

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Miss Serena's secret by Carolyn Miller

Miss Serena's secret

Carolyn Miller

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"With devastating scars in her past, Serena Winthrop is sure no man can be trusted--especially not a man like the too-smooth Viscount Carmichael. His reputation as a flirt and a gambler is everything she despises. And the young artist makes sure that...

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The bridge to Belle Island by Julie Klassen

The bridge to Belle Island

Julie Klassen

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"After a humiliating mistake, lawyer Benjamin Booker resolves to never again trust a beautiful woman. When an old friend is killed, the senior partner isn't satisfied with Bow Street's efforts and asks Benjamin to investigate. Eager to leave London for...

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When a duchess says I do by Grace Burrowes

When a duchess says I do

Grace Burrowes

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'Duncan Wentworth tried his hand at rescuing a damsel in distress once long ago, and he's vowed he'll never make that mistake again. Nonetheless, when he comes across Matilda Wakefield in the poacher-infested and far-from-enchanted woods of his estate,...

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The lady travelers guide to happily ever after by Victoria Alexander

The lady travelers guide to happily ever after

Victoria Alexander

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"Some marry for love. Some marry for money. But Violet Hagen's quick wedding to irresponsible James Branham, heir to the Earl of Ellsworth, was to avoid scandal. Though her heart was broken when she learned James never wanted marriage or her, Violet ...

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The determined Lord Hadleigh by Virginia Heath

The determined Lord Hadleigh

Virginia Heath

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He's got iron control...But she might be his undoing! Part of The King's Elite. Haunted by Penny Penhurst's courage on the witness stand, meticulous barrister Lord Hadleigh offers her a housekeeping position at his estate. Despite trying to stay deta...

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The wicked redhead by Beatriz Williams

The wicked redhead

Beatriz Williams

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"Ginger Kelly wakes up in 1924 in tranquil Cocoa Beach, Florida, after fleeing to safety with disgraced Prohibition agent Oliver Anson Marshall, and her newly-orphaned young sister, Patsy. But Marshall is reinstated to the agency with suspicious haste...

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The clergyman's wife by Molly Greeley

The clergyman's wife

Molly Greeley

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"Charlotte Collins, nee Lucas, is the respectable wife of Hunsford's vicar, and sees to her duties by rote: keeping house, caring for their adorable daughter, visiting parishioners, and patiently tolerating the lectures of her awkward husband and his...

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Diamond in the rough by Jen Turano

Diamond in the rough

Jen Turano

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"As part of a bargain with her grandmother, Poppy Garrison accepts an unusual proposition to participate in the New York social season. Forced to travel to America to help his cousin find an heiress to wed, bachelor Reginald Blackburn is asked to give...

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The art of theft by Sherry (Sherry M.) Thomas

The art of theft

Sherry (Sherry M.) Thomas

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"As 'Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective', Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found missing individuals. But she has never stolen a priceless artwork--or rather, made away with the secrets hidden behind a much-coveted canvas. But Mrs. Watson i...

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The roll of the drums by Jan Drexler

The roll of the drums

Jan Drexler

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"Ruby Weaver's curly red hair isn't the only thing that sets her apart from her Amish community in 1863. Twenty-eight and single, Ruby doesn't believe a woman needs to be married in order to be happy. Her ailing friend Lovinia Fischer, however, has other...

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Finding Lady Enderly by Joanna Davidson Politano

Finding Lady Enderly

Joanna Davidson Politano

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"Raina Bretton is a rag woman in London's east end when a handsome stranger appears in a dank alley and offers her a glittering smile and a chance for adventure. Rothburne Abbey has a unique position for her, one that will take her away from her hard...

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The girl from the corner shop by Alrene Hughes

The girl from the corner shop

Alrene Hughes

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"Widowed early in World War Two, heartbroken Helen Heaton is working in the family corner shop, trying to rebuild her shattered life. When the shop is robbed, she meets Matthew, a young police constable and he inspires her to join the Women's Auxiliary...

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Love covers by Julia David

Love covers

Julia David

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"The town of Greenlock has shunned Lauren, the daughter of the local mortician, who has begrudgingly taken over her father’s duties. Day after day the work creates loneliness in her tender heart that spurs despondence. Then a voice speaks from the mo...

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Renegade by Anna Schmidt

Renegade

Anna Schmidt

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"Lily Travis may be a Harvey Girl, but she's a rebel - and a romantic - at heart. Too bad her impulsive nature led her to marry a man who promised a life of ease and prosperity, only to disappear the very next day. She's kept her secret as best she can,...

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His frontier Christmas family by Regina Scott

His frontier Christmas family

Regina Scott

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"A family made at Christmas! After taking guardianship of his late friend's siblings and baby daughter, minister Levi Wallin hopes to atone for his troubled past on the gold fields. But it won't be easy to convince the children's wary elder sister to...

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The yellow lantern by Angie Dicken

The yellow lantern

Angie Dicken

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"In 1824, Josephine Clayton is considered dead by everyone in her Massachusetts village--especially the doctor she has assisted for several months. Yet, she is still very much alive. After the doctor's illegal dealing with his body snatcher to obtain...

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The widow's promise by Jennie Felton

The widow's promise

Jennie Felton

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"Carina Talbot's life is shattered when her beloved husband Robert is found dead in mysterious circumstances. Suddenly she must take on sole responsibility for their two young children and find a way to continue running the farm which was Robert's pride...

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All the flowers in Paris by Sarah Jio

All the flowers in Paris

Sarah Jio

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"When Caroline wakes up in a Paris hospital with no memory of her past, she's confused to learn that for years she's lived a sad, reclusive life in a sprawling apartment on the rue Cler. Slowly regaining vague memories of a man and a young child, she...

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Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

Tidelands

Philippa Gregory

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"Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor, a descendant...

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The flight girls by Noelle Salazar

The flight girls

Noelle Salazar

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"1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It’s why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas. It’s why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. And it’s why she insists...

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Once a spy by Mary Jo Putney

Once a spy

Mary Jo Putney

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"British intelligence officer Simon Duval resigns his commission and returns to England. There he finds his cousin's widow, Suzanne Duval, the Comtesse de Chambron, working as a seamstress and living in reduced circumstances. While both believe they are...

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A bend in the stars by Rachel Barenbaum

A bend in the stars

Rachel Barenbaum

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"In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar's army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision. Since their parents drowned fleeing...

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Ever faithful by Karen Barnett

Ever faithful

Karen Barnett

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"A man who can't read will never amount to anything--or so Nate Webber believes. But he takes a chance to help his family by signing up for the new Civilian Conservation Corps, skirting the truth about certain requirements. He exchanges the harsh Bro...

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Where dandelions bloom by Tara Johnson

Where dandelions bloom

Tara Johnson

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"Cassie Kendrick is on the run. Her abusive father arranged her marriage to a despicable man, but she’s discovered an escape. Disguised as a man, Cassie enlists in the Union army, taking the name Thomas Turner. On the battlefields of the Civil War, keeping...

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The long flight home by Alan Hlad

The long flight home

Alan Hlad

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"It is September 1940-a year into the war-and as German bombs fall on Britain, fears grow of an impending invasion. Enemy fighter planes blacken the sky around the Epping Forest home of Susan Shepherd and her grandfather, Bertie. After losing her parents...

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No ocean too wide by Carrie Turansky

No ocean too wide

Carrie Turansky

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"The three youngest McAllister children are taken to Canada as British Home Children without their mother's knowledge or permission. The oldest McAllister sibling follows them across the Atlantic to search for them and bring them home ... When Laura....

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The Verdun affair by Nick Dybek

The Verdun affair

Nick Dybek

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"A sweeping, romantic, and profoundly moving novel, set in Europe in the aftermath of World War I and Los Angeles in the 1950s, about a lonely young man, a beautiful widow, and the amnesiac soldier whose puzzling case binds them together even as it tears...

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Love at last

Love at last

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"Three acclaimed Christian historical fiction authors' romantic and intriguing stories will delight inspirational-fiction readers. Romance and history across the years make this collection a perfect fit for fans of timeless love stories. Hunter's 'A Search...

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Aiming for love by Mary Connealy

Aiming for love

Mary Connealy

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"Josephine Nordegren is one of three sisters who grew up nearly wild in southwestern Colorado. She has the archery skills of Robin Hood and the curiosity of the Little Mermaid, fascinated by but locked away from the forbidden outside world--a world she's...

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The seven sisters by Lucinda Riley

The seven sisters

Lucinda Riley

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"Maia D'Apliése and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, 'Atlantis' - a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva - having been told that their beloved father, the elusive billionaire they call Pa Salt, has died....

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Miss Royal's mules by Irene Bennett Brown

Miss Royal's mules

Irene Bennett Brown

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"In 1900, in the Flint Hills of Kansas, Jocelyn Belle Royal joins a mule drive with the aim of earning back her farm lost to the bank. Unexpectedly, her new companions--gentlemanly boss, Whit Hanley, and his kindly black partner, Sam Birdwhistle--leave...

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Midnight on the River Grey by Abigail Wilson

Midnight on the River Grey

Abigail Wilson

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"Abigail Wilson returns to Regency England with another tale of murder, mystery, and romance. After her elder brother's mysterious death, Rebecca Hunter vows to expose the man she believes responsible--Mr. Lewis Browning--known by the locals as the M...

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Barbarous by Minerva Spencer

Barbarous

Minerva Spencer

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"Hugh Redvers is supposed to be dead. So the appearance of the sun-bronzed giant with the piratical black eye patch is deeply disturbing to Lady Daphne Davenport. And her instant attraction to the notorious privateer is not only wildly inappropriate for...

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A hero for Miss Hatherleigh by Carolyn Miller

A hero for Miss Hatherleigh

Carolyn Miller

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"Can a proper noble lady find a future with a fossil-hunting man of faith? As the daughter of Viscount Aynsley, Caroline Hatherleigh knows every rule of society--and she's always followed them precisely. But when she visits south Devonshire and encounters...

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Promises and primroses by Josi S. Kilpack

Promises and primroses

Josi S. Kilpack

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"When Elliott Mayfield undertakes a 'marriage campaign' to see his wayward nieces and nephews securely married, he has no idea it will lead to a reunion with his own lost love. Peter, his eldest nephew, also finds a new love with his daughters' governess...

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The stationery shop by Marjan Kamali

The stationery shop

Marjan Kamali

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"A novel set in 1953 Tehran, against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup, about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having moved on to live independent lives in America, to...

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The crossing at Cypress Creek by Pam Hillman

The crossing at Cypress Creek

Pam Hillman

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"Sailing and soldiering around the world has taken Caleb O'Shea far from his native Ireland, so he never imagined that a promise to see a fellow crewman safely home would practically land him on his brother's doorstep. After spending years away from ...

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Time after time by Lisa Grunwald

Time after time

Lisa Grunwald

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"On a clear December morning in 1937, at the famous gold clock in Grand Central Terminal, Joe Reynolds, a hardworking railroad man from Queens, meets a vibrant young woman who seems mysteriously out of place. Nora Lansing is a Manhattan socialite whose...

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Project Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries

Project Duchess

Sabrina Jeffries

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"A series of stepfathers and a difficult childhood have left Fletcher 'Grey' Pryde, 5th Duke of Greycourt, with a guarded heart, enviable wealth and the undeserved reputation of a rogue. He has little time for finding a wife, but when his mother is w...

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Yours truly, Thomas by Rachel Fordham

Yours truly, Thomas

Rachel Fordham

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"A young woman working at the Dead Letter Office in 1883 opens a series of heartbreaking love letters. She's determined to find their rightful owner and make things right. But a trip to Azure Springs, Iowa, may provide love and healing for more than just...

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The king's mercy by Lori Benton

The king's mercy

Lori Benton

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"When captured rebel Scotsman Alex MacKinnon is granted the king's mercy, exile to the Colony of North Carolina, he's indentured to Englishman Edmund Carey as a blacksmith. Against his will Alex is drawn into the struggles of Carey's slaves and those...

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