Night of Fire

Author: Barbara Samuel
Publisher: Barbara Samuel
ISBN: 1937688151
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Night of Fire Fans of Jo Beverley, Eloisa James, and Stephanie Laurens will enjoy this intensely passionate and romantic full-length novel of star-crossed lovers by six-time RITA award winner Barbara Samuel. HE CAPTURED HER HEART WITH HIS PEN Lady Cassandra St. Ives had sworn off marriage ever since becoming a happy widow, but lately her affections have been engaged by a mysterious, long distance correspondent. Cassandra has shared her soul with her far-off admirer, and when he invites her to visit his home she accepts the invitation gladly. Expecting a kindly of gentleman, Cassandra is stunned to find that Count Basilio Montevarchi is a virile man in his prime who knows her heart's most intimate desires--and is only too willing to fulfill every one...

Heart of a Knight

Author: Barbara Samuel
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN: 9780061085185
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In 1351, Lady Elizabeth D'Auvers returns from exile to her ancestral English castle and finds it managed by a knight errant whose courage and looks attract her but whose secrets make her tremble. Original.

The St Ives Artists

Author: Michael Bird
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers
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St Ives is unique in British art history. Between the Second World War and the 1970s, many progressive artists chose to work and often settle around this small port in the far west of Cornwall. The careers of Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Naum Gabo, Peter Lanyon, Roger Hilton, Patrick Heron, Terry Frost, Bryan Wynter and other artists associated with St Ives have received much individual attention. Yet in the broader historical picture, St Ives art is often isolated from the spirit of the times. Michael Bird has created a fascinating and highly readable account of St Ives and its artists. The question 'What was St Ives art really about?' is often asked. This book provides some authoritative, provocative and entertaining answers.

The Ultimatum

Author: Karen Robards
Publisher: MIRA
ISBN: 1488022909
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"Enthralling… Readers won't want this adrenaline-rich story to end. " —Booklist (starred review) Thief. Manipulator. Con artist. Call it what you will—Bianca St. Ives is the best in the business. Growing up, Bianca St. Ives knew she was different from all her friends. Instead of playing hopscotch or combing her dolls' hair, she studied martial arts with sensei masters and dismantled explosives with special-ops retirees. Her father prepped her well to carry on the family business. Now a striking beauty with fierce skills, the prodigy has surpassed the master. She's known as the Guardian. Running a multinational firm with her father, she makes a living swindling con men out of money they stole—and she's damn good at it. She does things on her own terms. But her latest gig had a little hiccup—if you count two hundred million dollars and top secret government documents going missing as little. Her father also died on the mission. The thing is, the US government doesn't believe he's really dead. They'll stop at nothing to capture Richard St. Ives, a high-value target and someone who has been on most-wanted lists all over the world for over two decades, and they mean to use Bianca as bait. With only a fellow criminal for backup and her life on the line, it's up to Bianca to uncover the terrifying truth behind what really happened…and set it right, before it's too late.

The Aylesford Skull

Author: James P. Blaylock
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781781167601
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It is the summer of 1883 and Professor Langdon St. Ives - brilliant but eccentric scientist and explorer - is at home in Aylesford with his family. However, a few miles to the north a steam launch has been taken by pirates above Egypt Bay; the crew murdered and pitched overboard. In Aylesford itself a grave is opened and possibly robbed of the skull. The suspected grave robber, the infamous Dr. Ignacio Narbondo, is an old nemesis of Langdon St. Ives. When Dr. Narbondo returns to kidnap his four-year-old son Eddie and then vanishes into the night, St. Ives and his factotum Hasbro race to London in pursuit... The first new steampunk novel in over twenty years from one of the genre's founding fathers!

My Funny Family

Author: Chris Higgins
Publisher: Hachette Children's
ISBN: 1444911112
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Mattie is nine years old and she worries about everything. Which isn't surprising. Because when you have a family as big and crazy as hers, there's always something to worry about. Will the seeds she's planted in the garden with her brothers and sisters grow into fruit and veg like everyone promised? Why does it seem as if Grandma doesn't like them sometimes? And what's wrong with Mum? Fortunately, reassurance is always close to hand in this first winning story about the lovable Butterfield clan.

Alas My Love

Author: Edith Layton
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061738816
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From the talented Edith Layton comes the second novel in her wonderful new series. Can a self-made man overcome humble beginnings to romance the lady of his dreams? Surviving against all odds, Amyas St. Ives grew up in a foundling home, then escaped to the streets of London and managed, through sheer will and courage, to make his fortune. However, money and devastatingly good looks alone are not enough to gain entry into London high society—not when Amyas is unaware of his true origins and is considered base-born among the posh Regency set. When he meets the alluring Amber, a fellow foundling and ward of a respectable family, he thinks he's met a kindred spirit—but when Amber finally discovers her true identity, the hurdles to their love become insurmountable. How can Amyas convince her family that what a man is matters more than what he was born to be?

How to Bang a Billionaire

Author: Alexis J. Hall
ISBN: 9781455571338
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Rules are made to be broken ... 'f England had yearbooks, I'd probably be "Arden St. Ives: Man Least Likely to Set the World on Fire." So far, I haven't. I've no idea what I'm doing at Oxford, no idea what I'm going to do next and, until a week ago, I had no idea who Caspian Hart was. Turns out, he's brilliant, beautiful ... 'h yeah, and a billionaire. It's impossible not to be captivated by someone like that. But Caspian Hart makes his own rules. And he has a lot of them. About when I can be with him. What I can do with him. And when he'll be through with me. I'm good at doing what I'm told in the bedroom. The rest of the time, not so much. And now that Caspian's shown me glimpses of the man behind the billionaire I know it's him I want. Not his wealth, not his status. Him. Except that might be the one thing he doesn't have the power to give me.

Sherlock Holmes The Short Stories Book 2

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: BoD - Books on Demand
ISBN: 2810618909
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This edition contains 27 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a graduate of the University of Edinburgh Medical School. A London-based "consulting detective" whose abilities border on the fantastic, Holmes is known for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to adopt almost any disguise and his use of forensic science to solve difficult cases. Table of Contents: - The Return of Sherlock Holmes (Part 2): The Adventure of Black Peter / The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton / The Adventure of the Six Napoleons / The Adventure of the Three Students / The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez / The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter / The Adventure of the Abbey Grange / The Adventure of the Second Stain - His Last Bow: The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge / The Adventure of the Red Circle / The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans / The Adventure of the Dying Detective / The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax / The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot / His Last Bow - The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone / The Problem of Thor Bridge / The Adventure of the Creeping Man / The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire / The Adventure of the Three Garridebs / The Adventure of the Illustrious Client / The Adventure of the Three Gables / The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier / The Adventure of the Lion’s Mane / The Adventure of the Retired Colourman / The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger / The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place

New Slain Knight

Author: Deborah Grabien
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312374006
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A tragedy in 1481 Cornwall creates an eerie and potentially fatal situation for modern-day musician Ringan Laine, his psychically gifted wife, and his gifted niece.