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41. Calling the Kettle Black - Jemima Norton

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A Hal Westwood Restoration mystery. ... England was still a land of divided loyalties when ... King Charles II was restored to the throne in 1660. ... The nation struggled to heal the breach and rebuild ... after nearly two decades of Civil War.

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42. Caroline: Little House, Revisited - Sarah Elizabeth Miller

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In this novel authorized by the Little House Heritage Trust, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before--Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House books.

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43. Charity - Paulette Callen

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The friendship between Lena Kaiser, a sodbuster's daughter, and Gustie Roemer, an educated Easterner, is unlikely in any other circumstance but post-frontier Charity, South Dakota. Gustie is considered an outsider, and Lena is too proud to share her problems (which include a hard-drinking husband) with anyone else. On the nearby Sioux reservation, Gustie also finds love and family with two Dakotah women: Dorcas Many Roads, an old medicine woman, and her adopted granddaughter, Jordis, who bears the scars of the white man's education. When Lena's husband is arrested for murdering his father and the secrets of Gustie's past follow her to Charity, Lena, Gustie, and Jordis stand together. As buried horrors are unearthed and present tragedies unfold, they discover the strength and beauty of love and friendship that blossom like wild flowers in the tough prairie soil."

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44. Chief of Thieves Softcover - Steven W. Kohlhagen

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August 1863 finds two con artists traveling with their embezzled cash to build their dream ranch in Washington Territory. But some Cheyenne Indians have different plans for those white settlers heading west, plans that cause the story of our con artists to become three stories. "Chief of Thieves," the sequel to Kohlhagen's "Where They Bury You," takes the reader into the disasters of early Western ranch life and the births of lawless Wyoming towns; inside Cheyenne villages and tipis, where this hunting civilization of people, called "the greatest horsemen and cavalry the world ever saw," lived, raided, and were attacked and massacred as they slept; and into the relentlessly driven lives, internal conflicts, and battles of George Armstrong Custer and his Seventh Cavalry. The three stories interweave at an ever-quickening pace, from Colorado negotiations to battles in Oregon, Wyoming. Kansas, and what is now Montana, including the massacres at Sand Creek and the Washita River, before culminating on a beautiful June 1876 day on the Little Bighorn River. Custer's Little Bighorn decisions under fire in real time become understandable on these pages as death comes to historical and fictional characters, con artists, U.S. soldiers, and Cheyenne alike, and the three stories merge climactically on that fateful day in American history. "Chief of Thieves" is based on the factual story of how Lieutenant Augustyn P. Damours conned the U.S. Army, the Catholic Church, and the New Mexico Territory out of millions of today's dollars. Steve Kohlhagen is an award winning author, former economics professor, and former Wall Street investment banker. "Where They Bury You" was awarded the Best Western of 2014 by the National Indie Excellence Book Awards. Steve and his wife, Gale, are the authors of "Vanished," a murder mystery, also from Sunstone Press. They divide their time between their homes in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado and Charleston, South Carolina.

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45. China Dolls - Lisa See

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The bestselling author of "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, "and" Shanghai Girls" has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and fate. Now comes Lisa See's highly anticipated new novel, "China Dolls."

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46. Christmas Stories (Large Print) - Charles Dickens

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A selection of Christmas stories by Charles Dickens, the most widely read English novelist. The stories featured in this collection were written in early Victorian era Britain when it was experiencing a nostalgic interest in its forgotten Christmas traditions, and at the time when new customs such as the Christmas tree and greeting cards were being introduced.†This is a large print edition offering text printed in fot size 14.

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47. City of Refuge (Large Print 16pt) - Ashley King

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This novel is a page - turner from beginning to end. So many lives were affected by a fatal accident that took place one stormy morning. It took the lives of a minister's wife, two of their daughters, and their son. The surviving daughter and her twin brother were left with great bitterness, heartache, and sorrow. The father, a Baptist pastor, was so devastated that he left the ministry. Meanwhile, the young man who felt responsible for the accident had to fight through a swirling maelstrom of guilt, shame, and horror. The reader will be stirred to the core by the emotional impact of this story with all its intrigue, surprises, and its vivid insights into the human condition. The writing is raw, intense, compelling, and moving. It is easy to readily identify with the feelings, experiences, and thoughts of each of the characters.

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48. City of Women - David R Gillham

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49. Cocoa Beach - Beatriz Williams

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The New York Times bestselling author of A Certain Age transports readers to sunny Florida in this lush and enthralling historical novel--an enchanting blend of love, suspense, betrayal, and redemption set among the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach.

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50. Coming of the Storm - W Michael, Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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51. Confederado - Casey Howard Clabough

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Alvis Stevens has a price on his head. The death of one abusive federal occupation soldier in the wake of the Civil War weighs more heavily upon him than all of the men he killed during the conflict as a member of Mosby's Rangers. The devastation visited upon the South already has forced some of its citizens to seek new lives abroad; among them, Lavinia, the prewar love Alvis believes he has lost forever. At the urging of his uncle, Thomas Bocock, Alvis seeks to evade his pursuers and join the migration to Brazil. Based on a true story and rich in historical events and personages, Confederado records one man's epic adventure across wars and hemispheres.

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52. Cooking for Picasso - Camille Aubray

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For readers of Paula McLain, Nancy Horan, and Melanie Benjamin, this captivating novel is inspired by a little-known interlude in the artist's life.

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53. Cyrano de Bergerac - Edmond Rostand

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54. Dancing with Fire - Jemima Norton

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A Hal Westwood Restoration mystery. ... England was still a land of divided loyalties when ... King Charles II was restored to the throne in 1660. ... The nation struggled to heal the breach and rebuild ... after nearly two decades of Civil War.

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55. Dark Pursuit - Brandilyn Collins

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Ever hear the dead knocking? Novelist Darell Brooke lived for his title as King of Suspense - until an auto accident left him unable to concentrate. Two years later, reclusive and bitter, he wants one thing: to plot a new novel and regain his reputation. Kaitlan Sering, his twenty-two-year-old granddaughter, once lived for drugs. After she stole from Darell, he cut her off. Now she's rebuilding her life. But in Kaitlan's town two women have been murdered, and she is about to discover a third. She's even more shocked to realize the culprit is her boyfriend, Craig, the police chief's son. Desperate, Kaitlan flees to her estranged grandfather. For over forty years, Darell Brooke has lived suspense. Surely he'll devise a plan to trap the cunning Craig. But can Darell's muddled mind do it? And - if he tries - with what motivation? For Kaitlan's plight may be the stunning answer to the elusive plot he seeks .

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56. Daughter of Amun A novel of Queen Hatshepsut, Pharaoh of Egypt - Moyra Caldecott

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The dramatic and passionate story of Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt during the Eighteenth dynasty. Ambitious, ruthless and worldly, Hatshepsut established Amun as the chief god of Egypt, bestowing his Priesthood with unprecedented riches and power. This is a story of vision and obsession, of mighty projects and heartbreaking failures -- the story of a woman possessed by the desire for power and the need to love.

Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun is part of Moyra Caldecott's magnificent Egyptian sequence. Don't miss Akhenaten: Son of the Sun, Tutankhamun and the Daughter of Ra and The Ghost of Akhenaten.

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57. Daughter of Ra A novel of Ankhesenamun and Tutankhamun - Moyra Caldecott

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Ankhesenamun has never been safe in all her short life -– not even with her beloved husband and half brother Tutankhamun. Daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and the fabled Nefertiti, and married at one time to her father, she is forced to marry Tutankhamun by the powerful General Horemheb at a time of bitter political and religious division. Ankhesenamun is the delicate link between scheming factions. Left vulnerable by the failure of her plans for the sacred egg of Ra and the death of her young husband, Ankhesenamun is forced into making one last extraordinary and desperate bid for life and happiness...

Daughter of Ra is part of Moyra Caldecott's magnificent Egyptian sequence. Don't miss Daughter of Amun, Son of the Sun and The Ghost of Akhenaten.

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58. DE UN SOLO TAJO - Andrés Hernández Alende

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Andrés Hernández Alende (Havana, 1953) is a writer and journalist who resides in Miami. He is an editor as well as columnist for the newspaper El Nuevo Herald, in Miami, as well as a columnist for Suburbano and Voces of the Huffington Post. He has his own blog, called El Blog de Alende. He has published two novels: : El Ocaso y El paraíso tenía un precio. El Ocaso was one of five finalists in the 2013 Novela de Contacto Latino Contest. Andrés Hernández Alende is married and has two daughters. DE UN SOLO TAJO is a work of fiction that depicts accounts based on true events that took place in Cuba during the Castro Regime. A renegade officer in charge of a remote camp in the interior of the island has established a reign of terror in that region, harassing the farmers and their families and evoking old rituals of witchcraft dating back to the time of slavery. The head of state in Havana sends a young officer to find out what is happening. This novel, for its thematic focus and narrating skill of the author, is easy to read and of high interest. In its pages the reader will discover the little known realities of Cuba after the Revolution.

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59. Dearest Cousin Jane - Jill Pitkeathley

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60. Death of Kings - Bernard Cornwell

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The fate of a young nation rests in the hands of a reluctant warrior in the thrilling sixth volume of the bestselling Saxon Tales series.

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