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  • Auteur:
    Farthing, Harry
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    A summit is a summit, and the truth is the truth. But the view from 8,848 meters isn't always so clear. Two men, seventy years apart, push for the top of Mount Everest, driven by forces beyond their control and something inside that says climb.

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    Huie, M. L.
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    Livy Nash is sent to France with one task: track down the traitor who killed the only man she ever loved. But the City of Lights is teeming with spies, and Livy quickly learns just how much the game has changed.

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    Ross, Rebecca
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    After eight years, Evadne will finally be reunited with her older sister, Halcyon, who has been serving in the queen's army. But when Halcyon unexpectedly appears a day early, Eva knows something is wrong. Halcyon has been charged with a heinous crime, and has been sentenced to 15 years. Suspicious of the charges, Eva volunteers to take part of her sister's sentence. But they quickly learn that there are fates worse than death.

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    McCullough, Colleen
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    It's August 1969 in Holloman, Connecticut, and police captain Carmine Delmonico is away on vacation. Back at home, two anonymous male corpses turn up, and are soon connected to four other murder victims. Luckily, Carmine decides to come back from vacation early.

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    Chase, Loretta Lynda
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    Brilliant and ambitious dressmaker Marcelline Noirot is London's rising star. And who better to benefit from her talent than the worst-dressed lady in the town, the Duke of Clevedon's intended bride? Winning the future duchess's patronage would mean prestige and fortune for Marcelline and her sisters. To get to the lady, though, Marcelline must win over Clevedon, whose standards are as high as his morals are not.

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    Sundaresan, Indu
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    Trapped in the shadow of the magnificent tomb their grief-stricken father is building for his beloved wife's passing, the emperor's daughters compete for everything. They are forbidden to marry and instead choose to back different brothers in the fight for ultimate power over the throne.

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    Livaneli, Zülfü
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    Based on the real-life sinking of a refugee ship during World War II, an elderly professor leaves America to revisit the city where he last glimpsed his beloved wife.

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    Kleypas, Lisa
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    When Winnifred Hathaway returns to England, she finds that the boy her family rescued from the brink of death, Kev Merripen, has hardened into a man who will deny love at all costs. Meantime, an attractive, seductive suitor has set his sights on Win. It's now or never for Kev to make his move. But first, he must confront a dangerous secret about his destiny, or risk losing the only woman he has lived for.

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    Sapkowski, Andrzej
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    Geralt of Rivia. A witcher whose mission is to protect ordinary people from monsters created with magic. A mutant who has the task of killing unnatural beings. He uses a magical sign, potions and the pride of every witcher: two swords, steel and silver. But what if Geralt lost his weapons? Geralt fights, travels and loves again, Dandelion sings and flies from trouble to trouble, sorcerers are scheming and across the whole world clouds are gathering.

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    Chase, Loretta Lynda
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    The second sister from a somewhat scandalous aristocratic family, the purveyors of one of London's most fashionable shops, finds passion and a love as sumptuous as the gorgeous gowns she creates.

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    Rossi, Veronica
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    In 1776, Frannie escapes from a brutal stepfather by assuming the identity of a drowned girl. Now a society girl in New York, she risks eavesdropping on British officers to pass information to George Washington's spy ring. Frannie believes in the fight for American liberty, but what will it cost her?

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    Baldacci, David
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    It's 1949. War veteran Aloysius Archer is hired to collect a debt owed to a powerful local businessman. But when a murder takes place right under Archer's nose, police suspicions rise against him.

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    Hugo, Victor
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    Hugo's last novel about 1793, the year of the guillotine in France, captures the moment that shaped the destiny not only of France but of all European monarchy.

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    Jenkins, Beverly
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    Cara Lee Henson knows no soldier can be trusted to stay in one place, and that includes handsome Sergeant Chase Jefferson of the Tenth Cavalry. Dallying with the dashing man in blue could cost the pretty, independent Kansas schoolteacher her job and her reputation. So Cara is determined to repel Chase's advances, even though her aloof facade barely masks her smoldering desire.

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    Chiaverini, Jennifer
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    Elizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her sister Mary, widow of President Lincoln, has attempted suicide. If Mary's sisters can put past grievances aside, will their love be powerful enough to save her?

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    Wood, Naomi
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    Narrated by Hemingway's four wives--Hadley, Fife, Martha, and Mary--this novel paints a complex portrait of the man behind the legend and the women behind the man.

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    Wiggs, Susan
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    Jessica Darling was content as the governess of two motherless children, until their long-lost father returned unexpectedly to take them. Fletcher Danforth, imprisoned for five years in the colonies, felt little love for anyone, except his son and daughter. But Fletcher discovers the healing power of Jessica's love, only to realize he may have lost all hope to win her heart.

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    Harper, Karen
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    A young widow and candlemaker, Varina Westcott, agrees to travel to Wales to investigate the suspicious death of the newly married Prince Arthur as a secret request of Queen Elizabeth of York, the wife of Henry VII. But with each clue, fears arise that the conspiracy Varina is confronting is far more ambitious and treacherous than even the queen imagined. And it aims to utterly destroy the Tudor dynasty.

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    Rees, Celia
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    World War II has just ended, and Britain has established the Control Commission for Germany. Bored with her job, Edith Graham applies with the Commission, but is instead recruited by the OSS as a spy.

  • Auteur:
    Wiggs, Susan
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    In London, a woman escapes from a burning warehouse only to realize she doesn't know her own identity. Nor does she know why two very different men want her, the devilishly handsome Scotsman Ian MacVane and Lord Lucas Chesney, the nobleman who claims to be her betrothed. All of her beliefs are tested as she seeks the truth about her past, and finds an unexpected passion within.

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