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    Sapkowski, Andrzej
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    Reinmar of Bielawa is a doctor, a magician, and, according to some, a charlatan. When a thoughtless indiscretion finds him caught in the crosshairs of a powerful noble family, he is forced to flee his home.

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    Boyle, T. Coraghessan
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    As climate change threatens the earth, eight scientists have been selected to live in a prototype of a possible off-earth colony. But as these "Terranauts" face increased scrutiny and a host of disasters, their mantra: "Nothing in, nothing out," becomes a dangerously ferocious rallying cry.

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    Hofmann, Jennifer
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    On the day the Berlin Wall falls, Stasi officer Bernd Zeiger's betrayal of his onetime friend has come back to haunt Zeiger. Was Lara the naïf she presented herself to be, or did she know more about him than she admitted? As the surveiller becomes the surveilled, all will be revealed, with shocking consequences.

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    Aspe, Pieter
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    When the wealthy Ludovic Degroof's jewelry store is broken into, nothing is stolen, but the jewels have been dissolved in jars of aqua regia, and a strange note is left in the safe. To solve the case, Van In and the beautiful Hannelore Martens find themselves unraveling a complex web of love, secrets, and betrayal.

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    Camilleri, Andrea
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    Lawyer and journalist Matteo Teresi discovers the existence of a secret sect which initiates devout virgins into the rites of married life, preying on their naivete while promising them divine grace.

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    Barrett, Kerry
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    What makes Esther, born and bred in London, a proud Suffragette, suddenly leave the city and escape to Elm Heath? And when Lizzie uncovers Esther's heartbreaking secret, could it give her the strength she needs to save not just the school, but her new beginning too?

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    MacLean, Sarah
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    When she finds herself the target of very public aristocratic scorn, Sophie Talbot flees in a carriage bound for London. When the Marquess of Eversley discovers stowaway Sophie, the journey becomes anything but boring.

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    Hubbard, Ladee
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    This historical novel, set in late nineteenth-century Chicago, centers around the black servants of a down-on-its heels upper-class white family, who are exploited in the family's desperate business venture.

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    Knight, Eliza
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    By day, Lady Jenny Mackintosh helps her mother manage their Highland estate. By night, she risks her life to aid the Jacobite rebellion. But one night, she runs into a handsome warrior vying for the other side.

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    Wiggs, Susan
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    One of Napoleon's mercenaries sent to conquer the Hospice of St. Bernards, Daniel Severin, falls in love with Lorelei du Clerc, the illegitimate daughter of King Louis XVI, who is cloistered there, and the two risk their lives for a passion that cannot be denied.

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    Harper, Karen
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    1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth--"the queen mother"--shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it's no surprise that Hitler himself calls her the "Most Dangerous Woman in Europe." For behind that soft voice and kindly demeanor is a will of steel.

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    Ewen, Pamela Binnings
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    This novel based on the real life of Coco Chanel reveals an unseen side to the celebrated icon as she trades fashion for espionage during World War II to protect her name, her business, and her legend.

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    Donoghue, Emma
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    Dublin, 1918. Ireland is ravaged by war and disease. Nurse Julia Power works in a quarantined maternity ward. Two outsiders step into her world, who she will connect with in unexpected ways.

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    Joel, Alexandra
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    Raised on a vast Australian sheep farm, the beautiful Grace Woods is compelled to travel to tumultuous, postwar Paris in order to start a new life. While working as a glamorous model for Christian Dior, Grace mixes with counts and princesses, authors and artists, diplomats and politicians. Amongst those she befriends are Pablo Picasson, Julia Childs, and the future Jackie Kennedy. But when Grace falls in love with the handsome Phillippe Boyer, she doesn't know that he is leading a double life, nor that his past might hold secrets and lies that will turn her life upside down.

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    Hicks, Robert
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    In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But when her ambitious, politically minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah finds her world once more breaking apart.

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    Harrow, Alix E.
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    When the Eastwood sisters join the suffragists of New Salem, they begin to delve into the oldest magics and draw new alliances in aims of turning the women's movement into the witch's movement.

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    Laurens, Stephanie
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    The scion of a noble house brought low by a storm and the lady who nurses him back to health strive to unravel a web of deception that threatens her family and forces them to fight for what they hold most dear--family, each other, and love.

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    Morelli, Laura
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    Two women, separated by 500 years, are swept up in the tide of history as one painting stands at the center of their quests for their own destinies.

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    Adams, Alina
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    Spanning nearly a century, from 1930s Siberia to contemporary Brighton Beach, this family saga centers on three generations of women in one Russian Jewish family, each striving to break free of fate and history, each yearning for love and personal fulfillment, and how the consequences of their choices ripple through time.

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    Wiggs, Susan
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    Lianna of Bois-Long meets a stranger in a sunny forest glade and is seduced by the heat of his tender gaze and strong embrace. Then her forest lover is revealed as the English nobleman who has come to claim her ancestral home. Can she forgive his deception, or will pride keep her from the man who stole her heart?

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