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France--Paris

  • Author:
    MacAlister, Katie
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    Attractive twenty-something Aisling Grey is dispatched to Paris by her uncle to deliver a priceless dragon statue to a rich and eccentric female collector. When she arrives at the woman's house, she finds her the victim of what looks...

  • Author:
    Bhat, Kiran
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    In a distant corner of the globe, a man journeys to the birthplace of his mother, a tourist town destroyed by an industrial spill. In a nameless remote tribe, the chief's second son is born, creating a scramble for succession as...

  • Author:
    Steel, Danielle
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    Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco's busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her...

  • Author:
    Brooke, John
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    In his heyday, Jacques Normand was France's Public Enemy Number One, a glamorous rogue who captured the imagination of the entire country. As he led the police on a merry chase, he also made the career of Commissaire Louis Moreau,...

  • Author:
    Gabaldon, Diana
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    Joan MacKimmie is on her way to Paris to take up her vocation as a nun. Yet her decision is less a matter of faith than fear, for Joan is plagued by mysterious voices that speak of the future, and by visions that mark those about to die...

  • Author:
    Chee, Alexander
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    When Lilliet Berne is finally offered an original role at the Paris Opera, she realizes with alarm that it's based on a hidden piece of her past. As she searches for clues, she recalls her life as an orphan who went to Europe and was...

  • Author:
    Poe, Edgar Allan
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    First published in a 1844 literary annual The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1845, The Purloined Letter is the third and final story that features Poe's detective, C. Auguste Dupin. In it, Dupin is approached by the...

  • Author:
    Cunningham, Aria
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    The true story behind the epic love that sparked the Trojan War and has captivated the world for 3,000 years...   Helen of Troy, arguably the most infamous woman in ancient history, was not the seductress of Homer's poems.  Her humble...

  • Author:
    Poe, Edgar Allan
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    First published in a 1841 edition of Graham's Magazine, The Murders in the Rue Morgue is often cited as the first modern detective story. The first of three stories to center around C. Auguste Dupin, Poe's fictional detective, The...

  • Author:
    Scobie, Stephen
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    Paris remains one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It provides a measure of excellence in many areas of culture, and it is itself constantly being measured, both by its lovers and by its critics. This book presents a series...

  • Author:
    Colgan, Jenny
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    It's true that Anna Trent is a supervisor in a chocolate factory... But that doesn't necessarily mean she knows how to make chocolate. And when a fateful accident gives her the opportunity to work at Paris's elite chocolatier Le Chapeau...

  • Author:
    Hugo, Victor
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    Written in 1831 before Hugo was forced to flee from Louis Napoleon's France. In this novel, Hugo paints a vivid portrait of medieval Paris. Quasimodo, the one-eyed, hunchbacked refugee; Esmeralda, the dancing gypsy girl, threatened by...

  • Author:
    Bodard, Aliette de
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    As the city rebuilds from the onslaught of sorcery that nearly destroyed it, the great Houses of Paris still contest one another for control over the capital. Those caught between new fears and old hatreds must find strength--or fall...

  • Author:
    Connelly, Michael
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    Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home.

  • Author:
    Steel, Danielle
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    An enthralling novel set in early 19th-century England, Paris, and New York, featuring an indomitable young heroine who rises from ruin to become the toast of Paris, by way of the chic bordello she establishes for the most powerful men...

  • Author:
    Inbinder, Gary
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    Amid the hustle and bustle of the Paris 1889 Universal Exposition, workers discover the mutilated corpse of a popular model and Moulin Rouge Can-Can dancer in a Montmartre sewer. Hysterical rumors swirl that Jack the Ripper has crossed...

  • Author:
    Zola, Émile
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    Immerse yourself in the world of Florent Quenu, a man wrongly accused of plotting to overthrow the French government and exiled from his beloved Paris. As he makes his way back home, Quenu envelopes us a richly detailed commentary on...

  • Author:
    Duss, Martena, Holleis, Sissi
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    Sweat Shop Paris brings the namesake Paris Sweat Shop founded by Martena Duss and Sissi Holleis to North America with more than 50 D.I.Y. fashion and home projects, including instructions and more than 200 helpful, inspiring full-color...

  • Author:
    Beck, Andrea
    Summary:

    Pierre, a pampered poodle, is torn between his love for his owner and his dream of running wild in the park. This edition combines both written and spoken words.

  • Author:
    Kemp-Griffin, Kathryn, Casile, Paloma
    Summary:

    American women wear underwear. French women wear lingerie. French women seem inherently more confident in their bodies, able to embrace the sensuality of life and love. What’s their secret?Lingerie.Yet, despite an insatiable curiosity...

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