Year of publication: 2003
BASIL By Wilkie Collins LETTER OF DEDICATION. TO CHARLES JAMES WARD, ESQ. IT has long been one of my pleasantest anticipations to look forward to the time when I might offer to you, my old and dear friend, some such acknowledgment of the value I place on your affection for me, and of my grateful sense of the many acts of kindness by which that affection has been proved, as I now gladly offer in this place. In dedicating the present work to you, I fulfil therefore a purpose which, for some time ...
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Year of publication: 1999
ARMADALE By Wilkie Collins TO JOHN FORSTER. In acknowledgment of the services which he has rendered to the cause of literature by his Life of Goldsmith and in affectionate remembrance of a friendship which is associated with some of the happiest years of my life. Readers in generalon whose friendly reception experience has given me some reason to relywill, I venture to hope, appreciate whatever merit there may be in this story without any prefatory pleading for it on my part. They will, I think, ...
Keywords: England -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Fate and fatalism -- Fiction Fathers and sons -- Fiction Men -- England -- Fiction Psychological fiction
Year of publication: 1988
CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BESTLos Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE THRILL AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalA LITERARY PHENOMENON ambitious prolific and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The ...
Keywords: Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Romance Single fathers Widowers
Year of publication: 1990
CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BESTLos Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLICUnited Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewSteel writes convincingly about universal human emotions.Publishers WeeklyOne of the worlds most popular authors.The Baton Rouge SunA LITERARY GUILD DUAL MAIN SELECTION A DOUBLEDAY BOOK CLUB MAIN ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fathers Fathers and sons Fiction General Life change events Romance
Year of publication: 1999
Tropical Storm by Melissa Good Chapter One THE ALARM BURRED softly, nudging the somnolent figure sprawled over the waterbed toward wakefulness. One long arm reached over and slapped the snooze bar, then moved back to its resting place, even though the pre-dawn gloom reflected off pale eyes that were already open, and gazing at the dull white of the ceiling. Tiny clicks and hisses of the ice machine in the kitchen and the soft hum of the central air cycling were the only sounds that stirred the ...
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