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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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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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The express bride by Kimberley Woodhouse

The express bride

Kimberley Woodhouse

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"Jacqueline Rivers manages a Pony Express station in 1860 Utah territory after her father's death. There are daily stresses placed on her in this unconventional role -- and now a government official is asking her to sniff out counterfeiters. When Eli...

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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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Seduced by a Scot by Julia London

Seduced by a Scot

Julia London

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"There's no matchmaking an unruly heart. The family's raven-haired ward, Maura Darby, has caught the wandering eye - and rather untoward advances - of the groom. Nichol assuredly escorts Maura toward an aging bachelor for her to marry. But rebellious...

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When we left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

When we left Cuba

Chanel Cleeton

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"Beautiful. Daring. Deadly. The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez--her family, her people, her country. Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro's inner circle and pulled into the dangerous world of espionage, Beatriz...

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A song of joy by Lauraine Snelling

A song of joy

Lauraine Snelling

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Minnesota, 1911. Nilda Carlson is torn between life in the city of Blackduck and spending time with her family back home on the farm. Her employer, Mrs. Schoenleber, gives her more and more responsibility and experience. Still new to America herself,...

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More than words can say by Karen Witemeyer

More than words can say

Karen Witemeyer

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"In 1896, Abby is railroaded by the city council and needs a man's name on her bakery's deed, and a man she can control--not the stoic lumberman Zacharias who always exudes silent confidence. As trust grows between them, she finds she wants more than...

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Temptation's darling by Johanna Lindsey

Temptation's darling

Johanna Lindsey

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"Threatened by powerful enemies, William Blackburn, Earl of Ketterham, lives in exile in the Scottish Highlands with his daughter Vanessa. When she comes of age William urges her to return to her mother in England to make her debut. Raised with all t...

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A reluctant belle by Beth White

A reluctant belle

Beth White

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"With the Civil War over, Mississippi Belle Joelle Daughtry wants to establish a school to teach freed slaves. But she might have to form an alliance with her childhood nemesis and reveal her deepest secret to make changes in her world--and her...

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The number of love by Roseanna M. White

The number of love

Roseanna M. White

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"Three years into the Great War, England's greatest asset is their intelligence network--field agents risking their lives to gather information, and codebreakers able to crack every German telegram. Margot De Wilde thrives in the environment of the s...

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A perfect silhouette by Judith Miller

A perfect silhouette

Judith Miller

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"In 1850, Mellicent "Mellie" Blanchard takes a job at a mill in Manchester, New Hampshire, to help support her family. In search of additional earning opportunities, she approaches a daguerreotype shop owner with the proposal that he hire her to make...

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The noble guardian by Michelle Griep

The noble guardian

Michelle Griep

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"Life couldn’t be better for Abigail Gilbert - but it’s been a long time coming. Having lived with a family who hated her, love is finally within reach. Abby sets off on a journey across England to marry one of the most prestigious gentleman bachelors...

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Healing hearts by Sarah M. Eden

Healing hearts

Sarah M. Eden

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"Wyoming Territory, 1876. As the only doctor in the frontier town of Savage Wells, Gideon MacNamara knows his prospects for a bride are limited. The womenfolk in town are either too young, too old, or already spoken for. So, being a practical man, he...

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One minute to love by Barbara Cartland

One minute to love

Barbara Cartland

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"The beautiful Yolisa Warren lives quietly in the country with her father, her mother having died five years ago. Unexpectedly her uncle, Lord Langford, who is a brilliant Diplomat and who is sent all over the world on secret missions, arrives at their...

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The cowboy meets his match by Laura Bradford

The cowboy meets his match

Laura Bradford

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"Haywire, Texas, 1886. Chase McKnight will do anything to secure his family's ranch-but marriage to a complete stranger? That's a hard pill to swallow. Yet the will is clear: Chase needs a wife by his side if he wants to keep his home, so he meets his...

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The girl in the pink raincoat by Alrene Hughes

The girl in the pink raincoat

Alrene Hughes

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"With whispers of war across Europe, many are uncertain of what the future will bring. For Gracie Earnshaw, who works in German-Jewish owned Rosenberg's raincoat factory, life is turned upside down when she meets the boss's charismatic nephew, Jacob....

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String of pearls by Melody Carlson

String of pearls

Melody Carlson

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"By 1943 the world is in the thick of war and the home-front continues to play a vital role. The Mulligans of San Francisco do their part in the war effort, but hardships and deprivations are taking a toll and each the four Mulligan sisters are tested...

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The refuge by Ann H. Gabhart

The refuge

Ann H. Gabhart

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"1849. Darcie and Walter Goodwin join a Shaker village to escape a cholera epidemic sweeping the area. It's meant to be a temporary stay, but Walter is killed in a riverboat accident. With no family and no money, Darcie has little choice but to stay with...

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Only love can heal by Rosie Harris

Only love can heal

Rosie Harris

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"When the war was over, Lieutenant Kate Russell would marry a man with a pedigree as sound as her own. Because confidence, beauty and privilege were advantages she took for granted; and besides her aristocratic parents had great plans for her: then she...

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Brazen and the Beast by Sarah MacLean

Brazen and the Beast

Sarah MacLean

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"When Lady Henrietta Sedley declares her 29th year her own, she has plans to inherit her father's business, to make her own fortune, and to live her own life. But first, she intends to experience a taste of the pleasure she'll forgo as a confirmed sp...

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The things we cannot say by Kelly Rimmer

The things we cannot say

Kelly Rimmer

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"2019: Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum disorder. She must do everything to support him, but at what cost to her family? When her cherished grandmother is hospitalised, a hidden box of memen...

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The golden bride by Kimberley Woodhouse

The golden bride

Kimberley Woodhouse

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"Can Olivia survive the crime and Gold Rush fever of 1849 ... and the countless marriage proposals? Olivia Brighton finds herself widowed and working her brother's restaurant in San Francisco during the height of the rush for gold. Even though she receives...

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The lost history of dreams by Kris Waldherr

The lost history of dreams

Kris Waldherr

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"A post-mortem photographer unearths dark secrets of the past that may hold the key to his future, in this captivating debut novel in the gothic tradition of Wuthering Heights and The Thirteenth Tale. All love stories are ghost stories in disguise. When...

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A song for the stars by Ilima Todd

A song for the stars

Ilima Todd

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"Hawaiian Islands, 1779. As the second daughter of a royal chief, Maile will be permitted to marry for love. Her fiancé is the best navigator in Hawai'i, and he taught her everything he knows - how to feel the ocean, observe the winds, read the stars,...

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Shadow among sheaves by Naomi Stephens

Shadow among sheaves

Naomi Stephens

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"The Great Rebellion of 1857 was a remarkably bloody business. At a time when Britain's imperial influence in India was sparking brutal clashes on both sides, no one could have expected Rena, an Indian woman, to marry a British officer--nor do they u...

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Dearly beloved by Mary Jo Putney

Dearly beloved

Mary Jo Putney

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"A sheltered life in the countryside has left Diana Lindsay restless to see the wider world, for both herself and the son she is raising alone. She cannot marry, but perhaps as a courtesan she will find love and protection despite her painful past. G...

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The great pretenders by Laura Kalpakian

The great pretenders

Laura Kalpakian

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"An unforgettable novel from an award-winning author about an ambitious young agent's daring fight to protect blacklisted writers in McCarthy-era Hollywood and her passionate relationship with an African American journalist. Outraged by her grandfath...

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Someone to honor by Mary Balogh

Someone to honor

Mary Balogh

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"Abigail Westcott's dreams for her future were lost when her father died and she discovered her parents were not legally married. But now, six years later, she enjoys the independence a life without expectation provides a wealthy single woman. Indeed,...

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Someone to care by Mary Balogh

Someone to care

Mary Balogh

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"Two years after the death of the Earl of Riverdale, his family has overcome the shame of being stripped of their titles and fortune--except for his onetime countess, Viola. With her children grown and herself no longer part of the social whirl of the...

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A bargained-for bride by Marcia Lynn McClure

A bargained-for bride

Marcia Lynn McClure

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"Jack Taylor was so predictable - and a little conceited. He really did think he was the handsomest man in Mourning Dove - and he was, for the most part. Secretly, however, if Jilly ever allowed herself to be completely honest about it (which she tried...

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Daughters of Northern Shores by Joanne Bischof

Daughters of Northern Shores

Joanne Bischof

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"Two brothers were raised to know that Viking blood runs in their veins. But when it comes to passion and rivalry, they're desperate to discover if God's peace can dwell in their hearts. Thor Norgaard, a deaf man in rural Appalachia, once led a secluded...

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Wherever you go by Tracie Peterson

Wherever you go

Tracie Peterson

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"In 1901, Mary, an accomplished sharpshooter, can't rest until the man who killed her brother is brought to justice. Journalist Christopher is immediately captivated by Mary--but getting close to someone would threaten to bring his past to light. Can...

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In another time by Jillian Cantor

In another time

Jillian Cantor

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"1931, Germany. Bookshop owner Max Beissinger meets Hanna Ginsberg, a budding concert violinist, and immediately he feels a powerful chemistry between them. It isn't long before they fall in love and begin making plans for the future. As their love a...

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The governess of Penwythe Hall by Sarah E. Ladd

The governess of Penwythe Hall

Sarah E. Ladd

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"England 1811. Blamed for her husband's death, Cordelia Greythorne accepted a governess position and fled Cornwall. Years later, when her employer, Randall Twethewey, dies unexpectedly, Delia won't abandon the children - but their new guardian lives on...

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Never deny a Duke by Madeline Hunter

Never deny a Duke

Madeline Hunter

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"Eric Marshall is the sole remaining bachelor of the three self-proclaimed Decadent Dukes, yet Davina MacCallum's reasons for searching out the handsome Duke of Brentworth have nothing to do with marriage. Scottish lands were unfairly confiscated from...

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A reluctant bride by Jody Hedlund

A reluctant bride

Jody Hedlund

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"1862. After facing desperate heartache and loss in the London slums, Mercy agrees to join a bride ship, the Tynemouth. Wealthy and titled, Joseph takes to the sea as the ship's surgeon, hoping to escape the pain of losing his family. He has no intention...

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The artful match by Jennifer Delamere

The artful match

Jennifer Delamere

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"Cara Bernay has never fit in. At loose ends in 1881 London after a near tragedy costs her a job, she befriends a carefree artist. With his help, she begins planning a new life and developing her own artistic talent. But soon Cara finds herself at odds...

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The sheriffs of Savage Wells by Sarah M. Eden

The sheriffs of Savage Wells

Sarah M. Eden

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"The small town of Savage Wells is barely big enough for the people who call it home; it certainly isn't big enough for more than one sheriff. Yet when famed lawman Cade O'Brien rides into town, he finds he's not the only man ready to take on the job....

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City of girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

City of girls

Elizabeth Gilbert

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"In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown th...

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The orphan's song by Lauren Kate

The orphan's song

Lauren Kate

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"1736. Violetta has a secret: When she climbs out of her window at The Hospital of the Incurables, the revered music school and orphanage that has always been her home, she can look out over the city and dream. But when she stumbles upon Mino, a violinist...

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Say no to the duke by Eloisa James

Say no to the duke

Eloisa James

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"Lady Betsy Wilde’s first season was triumphant by any measure, and a duke has proposed—but before marriage, she longs for one last adventure. In boy's clothes ... No gentleman would agree to her scandalous plan—but Lord Jeremy Roden is no gentleman....

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Duchess by deception by Marie Force

Duchess by deception

Marie Force

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"The clock is ticking for a wealthy Duke who must marry by his thirtieth birthday - or lose his title ... Derek Eagan, the dashing Duke of Westwood, is well aware of his looming deadline. But weary of tiresome debutantes, he seeks a respite at his country...

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The silversmith's daughter by Annie Murray

The silversmith's daughter

Annie Murray

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1915. Margaret and Philip Tallis are happily married, have a thriving business and three children, Daisy, John and Lily. At 20, Daisy is an impassioned, headstrong girl, determined to follow her parents' footsteps in Birmingham's jewellery trade. Whi...

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Love lies waiting by Claire Lorrimer

Love lies waiting

Claire Lorrimer

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"31 December, 1838. A storm is raging outside Kenilworth Hall. Inside, Lord Kenilworth's wife is in agony in the middle of a difficult labour. Lady Kenilworth doesn't survive the birth but, against all odds, her baby daughter does. Baby Storm grows into...

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Verity by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Verity

Lisa Tawn Bergren

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"After leaving England behind for a new life in the West Indies with her sisters, Verity Banning wants something to call her own. Her affinity for animals inspires her to set up a business importing horses, as well as other goods in demand by the isl...

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Home is where the heart is by Linda Byler

Home is where the heart is

Linda Byler

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"Hannah has put everything into building up her family's homestead in North Dakota. Despite the Great Depression, unpredictable weather, and unforgiving landscape, she and her new husband Jerry stay on even after their Amish friends and family move back...

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Hotel Sacher by Rodica Doehnert

Hotel Sacher

Rodica Doehnert

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"Vienna, 1892. At the height of belle époque splendor, Anna Sacher has taken possession of her late husband's hotel, across the street from the famous opera house. At a time when controlling such a business was an opportunity afforded only to men, Anna...

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The lieutenant's nurse by Sara Ackerman

The lieutenant's nurse

Sara Ackerman

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"November, 1941. She's never even seen the ocean before, but Eva Cassidy has her reasons for making the crossing to Hawaii, and they run a lot deeper than escaping a harsh Michigan winter. Newly enlisted as an Army Corps nurse, Eva is stunned by the ...

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The highest of hopes by Susan Anne Mason

The highest of hopes

Susan Anne Mason

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After her beloved grandfather's death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her "deceased" father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by...

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Far side of the sea by Kate Breslin

Far side of the sea

Kate Breslin

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In spring 1918, Lieutenant Colin Mabry, a British soldier working with MI8 after suffering injuries on the front, receives a message by carrier pigeon. It is from Jewel Reyer, the woman he once loved and who saved his life--a woman he believed to be ...

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Liza's second chance by Molly Jebber

Liza's second chance

Molly Jebber

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"For Liza Schrock, the bakery her late husband bought was an unexpected haven from their unhappy arranged marriage. Now she's perfectly content to cook up mouth-watering delights for her hometown, give to those alone or in trouble-and remain happily unwed....

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Trailblazer by Anna Schmidt

Trailblazer

Anna Schmidt

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With her family farm falling on hard times, Grace Rogers applies for a position with the prestigious Fred Harvey Company. Soon she's headed for Juniper, New Mexico to work in the Palace Hotel. There she meets a handsome cowboy who quickly turns her head....

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The pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

The pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh

Stephanie Laurens

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"One of the most eligible bachelors in London, Lord Christopher "Kit" Cavanaugh has discovered his true path and it doesn't include the expected society marriage. Kit is all business and has chosen the bustling port of Bristol to launch his passion--...

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