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  • Hailed as a classic of speculative fiction, Marge Piercy?s landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures?and what it takes to will one or the other into reality. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time speaks to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily than ever before. Connie Ramos is a Mexican American...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • 1945. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor's deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington. Harry returns to America to promote his latest novel, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the little girl who was found...

    Publisher : Pan Macmillan
    published : 2013
  • A timely and profound novel that entrances and entertains. In Melbourne, a baby girl is found abandoned in the Victorian Art Gallery. She is wrapped in a shawl decorated with a motif that links her to ancient rock paintings in the Kimberley... In Los Angeles, a movie producer's dying daughter is haunted by nightmares after visiting the Kimberley......

    Publisher : Pan Macmillan Australia
    published : 2007
  • After her dastardly husband Billy tries to sell her at a wife sale, Lily Fowler finds herself alone, frightened and heavily pregnant on the streets of Hull. When she is turned away from the workhouse for women, Lily is forced to swallow her last iota of respectability and work in a brothel in Leadenhall Square. But Lily sees potential where others...

    Publisher : Transworld
    published : 2008
  • Margriet grew up as a lonely child in the old town of Hull. Her adored father often travelled by sea to the Netherlands, leaving her with an unaffectionate mother and only her imagination of a little Dutch girl, Annelise, to keep her company. When devastation ravages her tiny family. Annelise becomes the comforting friend Margriet needs for a long...

    Publisher : Transworld
    published : 2015
  • National Book Award Finalist A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver. In the small town of Holt, Colorado, a high school teacher is confronted with raising his two boys alone after their mother retreats first to the bedroom, then altogether. A teenage girl?her father long since disappeared,...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2001
  • On an evening like any other, nine-year-old Katie Mackey, daughter of the most affluent family in a small town on the plains of Indiana, sets out on her bicycle to return some library books. This simple act is at the heart of The Bright Forever , a suspenseful, deeply affecting novel about the choices people make that change their lives forever....

    Publisher : Crown/Archetype
    published : 2005
  • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ?  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather?s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of  The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • This powerful dramatization of King Hezekiah's life and faith surges forward.

    Publisher : Baker Publishing Group
    published : 2005
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it?s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011