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  • The Hathaways Complete Series by Lisa Kleypas

    The Hathaways Complete Series by Lisa Kleypas

    Rated: 4.78 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 21 ratings
    Here together for the first time in a convenient ebook bundle, the five books from The Hathaways series by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas: Mine Til Midnight , Seduce Me at Sunrise , Tempt Me at Twilight , Married by Morning , and Love in the Afternoon...
  • The Velvet Ribbon by Nadine Dorries

    The Velvet Ribbon by Nadine Dorries

    Rated: 4.55 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    In this wonderful third Tarabeg novel, Mary Kate Malone finds that a secret life in the shadows with her great love, Dr Nicholas, brings heartache and sorrows. When disaster strikes unexpectedly, she turns to the only people she can trust, in the only place she feels safe – her Irish family and friends in the west coast village of Tarabeg. But back in Ireland, everything has changed...
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    20th century  historical
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  • Stormy Days On Mulberry Lane by Rosie Clarke

    Stormy Days On Mulberry Lane by Rosie Clarke

    Rated: 4.61 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    London 1950Peggy Ronoscki is happily settling into life running her guesthouse on Mulberry Lane, surrounded by close friends and family. Life just seems too good…But then disaster strikes.Pip, her beloved son is left in a coma following a devastating car crash and a young girl collapses in the market leaving Peggy no option but to nurse her back to health...
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    20th century  historical  military
  • The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

    The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

    Rated: 4.47 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Orphan comes an unforgettable historical novel about a secret collection of Dior gowns that ties back to the first female pilots of WWII and a heartbreaking story of love and sacrifice.England, 1939: The Penrose sisters couldn't be more different. Skye is a daring and brash pilot, and Liberty the one to defy her at every turn...
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    20th century  historical  military  war  mystery
  • Cocky Origins by Faleena Hopkins

    Cocky Origins by Faleena Hopkins

    Rated: 4.86 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    A period-piece novel to charm the pants right off of you... New to the series? A prequel is a great place to start. Fan of the series? Oh boy, are you going to love this. Miss May Eloise Kearns meets for the very first time the young and oh-so-handsome Jerald Daniel Cocker, a submarine planesman for the Navy on special leave in Georgia, U.S.A., at the end of World War II...
  • The Last Letter from Juliet by Melanie Hudson

    The Last Letter from Juliet by Melanie Hudson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    "The USA TODAY bestseller for fans of Soraya M. Lane, Heather Morris, Fiona Valpy and Pam Jenoff. Inspired by the brave women of WWII, this is a moving and powerful novel of friendship, love and resilience. A story of love not a story of a war. A daring WWII pilot who grew up among the clouds, Juliet Caron's life was one of courage, adventure - and a love torn apart by war...
  • The Secret Midwife by Soraya M. Lane

    The Secret Midwife by Soraya M. Lane

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    London, 1995: When on the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz a news broadcast runs an appeal for information on the identity of a midwife who saved hundreds of lives, Emilia knows it is time to finally tell her story...
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    20th century  historical  war
  • The Secret Midwife by Soraya M. Lane

    The Secret Midwife by Soraya M. Lane

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From the bestselling author of The London Girls comes a story of courage and resilience amidst the horror of Auschwitz―and one woman’s last chance to share it with the world...
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    20th century  historical  war  military
  • The Land Beneath Us by Sarah Sundin

    The Land Beneath Us by Sarah Sundin

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    In 1943, Private Clay Paxton trains hard with the US Army Rangers at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, determined to do his best in the upcoming Allied invasion of France. With his future stolen by his brothers' betrayal, Clay has only one thing to live for--fulfilling the recurring dream of his death...
  • Chasing Moonlight by Raven St. Pierre

    Chasing Moonlight by Raven St. Pierre

    Rated: 4.75 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Bestselling author, Raven St. Pierre, returns with the third standalone in a breathtaking family saga filled with love, acceptance, and adversity. Jesse Peterson lives by the sweat of his brow and doesn’t hold back from defending his beliefs—even if that means getting dirty and breaking a few noses in the process...
  • The Girl Who Escaped from Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood

    The Girl Who Escaped from Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    “We must die standing up for something.”“And what are we standing up for?”“The most important thing there is. Freedom.”Millions of people walked through Auschwitz’s gates, but she was the first woman who escaped. This powerful novel tells the inspiring true story of Mala Zimetbaum, whose heroism will never be forgotten, and whose fate altered the course of history…Nobody leaves Auschwitz alive...
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    20th century  historical  war
  • The Sapphire Child by Janet MacLeod Trotter

    The Sapphire Child by Janet MacLeod Trotter

    Rated: 4.55 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    In the dying days of the Raj, can paths divided by time and circumstance ever find each other again?In 1930s Northern India, childhood friends Stella and Andrew have grown up together in the orbit of the majestic Raj Hotel. Spirited Stella has always had a soft spot for boisterous Andrew, though she dreams of meeting a soulmate from outside the close-knit community...
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    20th century  historical  highlander
  • A Crying Shame by Rosie Goodwin

    A Crying Shame by Rosie Goodwin

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Claire Nightingale is haunted by the memory of childhood abuse and the painful choices she was forced to make. Longing to find peace, she knows she must first confront her demons.Moving to Solihull with her adopted daughter Nikki, she tries to make amends with the family she left behind...
    Categorized as:
    victorian  historical
  • The Country Bride: The final book in the heartwarming, romance saga from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Village Scandal by Dilly Court

    The Country Bride: The final book in the heartwarming, romance saga from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Village Scandal by Dilly Court

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The third book in the dramatic new Village Secrets trilogy from the Sunday Times bestselling author. The time had come to leave Creek Manor. Their relationship was doomed from the start, he was the master of the house and she the servant…  Summer, Little Creek 1879For most of her life, Judy Begg has been a loyal servant at Creek Manor and to Jack Fox, its future lord...
  • Forging the Shilling Girl by Emma Hardwick

    Forging the Shilling Girl by Emma Hardwick

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    It is December 1849. Young, widowed Clare Byrne, is escaping the famine in Ireland. On the coffin ship from Dublin, in the final hours of the journey to England, Clare goes into labour. Weakened and alone, the young, beleaguered mother gives birth near the quayside...
    Categorized as:
    victorian  historical
  • Rainy Days for the Harpers Girls: A brand NEW saga from bestseller Rosie Clarke by Rosie Clarke

    Rainy Days for the Harpers Girls: A brand NEW saga from bestseller Rosie Clarke by Rosie Clarke

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    1914 Oxford Street, London - There are hard times ahead for the Harpers Girls...It is two years since Harpers Emporium opened its doors and life is good for Sally and Ben Harper as they look forward to the arrival of their first child.Beth Burrows is settling into married life with Jack and is gradually recovering from her miscarriage and Aunt’s tragic death...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  historical
  • The Ops Room Girls: An uplifting and romantic WW2 saga by Vicki Beeby

    The Ops Room Girls: An uplifting and romantic WW2 saga by Vicki Beeby

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    When Evie’s dreams come crashing down, she’s determined to still make something of herself in these trying times…It is 1939 and working class Evie Bishop has received a scholarship to study mathematics at Oxford when tragedy turns her life upside down...
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    20th century  historical  military  war
  • On a Turning Tide by Ellie Dean

    On a Turning Tide by Ellie Dean

    Rated: 4.83 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Cliffehaven, October 1944 As the Allied troops draw closer to victory, life at Beach View Boarding House is still full of uncertainty. Rosie’s plans for her wedding to Ron Reilly are plagued with misunderstandings. And when Ron takes on a secret assignment just days before they are due to say their vows, it seems their plans for a future together may be doomed...
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    20th century  victorian  military  historical
  • Shelter from the Storm by Ellie Dean

    Shelter from the Storm by Ellie Dean

    Rated: 4.66 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Nineteen-year-old April Wilton has just enlisted in the WRENs in Portsmouth, where she works servicing engines on ships. She finds herself immersed in dockyard life and surrounded by soldiers - from England and America. The atmosphere is one of spontaneity and impulsiveness, brought on by the unpredictability of war...
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    victorian  20th century  war  historical  military
  • All My Tomorrows by Ellie Dean

    All My Tomorrows by Ellie Dean

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The compelling new Second World War novel from the author of Always in My Heart. In defending herself against her brutal husband, eighteen-year-old Ruby Clark is forced to flee London. She has no idea where Cliffehaven is, or what she will find there, but she knows that she will never be able to return home again. At first it seems she's fallen on her feet...
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    victorian  20th century  war  historical  military
  • The Waiting Hours by Ellie Dean

    The Waiting Hours by Ellie Dean

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The thirteenth heart-warming novel in the Beach View Boarding House series, from Sunday Times bestselling author Ellie Dean. Slapton Sands, Devon 1943 Carol Porter has had a difficult war. Less than a year ago she lost both her husband and baby, and with them her heart. Only recently has she’s found peace, working as a land girl at Coombe Farm...
  • Courage of the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

    Courage of the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Sunderland, 1942: Polly's heart and her future are hanging in the balance… Polly’s sweetheart Tommy has been declared missing while serving overseas, and although there is no certainty that he is dead, there is no guarantee that he will return home. Now Polly needs her friends more than ever, and the other women welders are ready to rally around her while she waits for news...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  victorian  military  historical
  • Sealed With a Loving Kiss by Ellie Dean

    Sealed With a Loving Kiss by Ellie Dean

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The gripping new Second World War novel from Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of While We're Apart.After the death of her parents in a bombing raid, Mary Jones discovers a secret in the pages of father’s diaries. Her search for the truth brings her to Cliffehaven on the south coast...
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    victorian  20th century  historical  military
  • Liverpool Daughter by Katie Flynn

    Liverpool Daughter by Katie Flynn

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A brand new novel from the bestselling author Katie Flynn. This is book one in her brilliant series about a young girl trying to make her way in war-torn Liverpool. Liverpool, August 1940 As the Luftwaffe turns its attention to Liverpool, Shane Quinn decides to move his family back to the safety of Ireland. But his only child, the beautiful Dana, refuses point blank...
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    20th century  victorian  historical
  • A Daughter's Price by Emma Hornby

    A Daughter's Price by Emma Hornby

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
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  • The Forgotten Life of Arthur Pettinger: absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction by Suzanne Fortin

    The Forgotten Life of Arthur Pettinger: absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction by Suzanne Fortin

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    'This story has great depths of emotion, highs and lows, and I found it utterly gripping!' Christina Courtenay'A deeply moving story of love in all its forms – I adored it' Mandy BaggotThe secrets of the past won't remain hidden forever...Arthur Pettinger's memory isn't what it used to be. He can't always remember the names of his grandchildren, where he lives or which way round his slippers go...
  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays by Oscar Wilde

    The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays by Oscar Wilde

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 43 ratings
    Lady Windermere's Fan/Salomé/A Woman of No Importance/An Ideal Husband/A Florentine Tragedy/The Importance of Being Earnest'To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness'The Importance of Being Earnest is a glorious comedy of mistaken identity, which ridicules codes of propriety and etiquette...
  • For the Love of Catherine by Carole Llewellyn

    For the Love of Catherine by Carole Llewellyn

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    14 April 1912.The RMS Titanic hits an iceberg.At 11:40 p. m. Mair Parsons wakes up, heart thumping. A loud noise vibrates through the ship.The Titanic is sinking.Chaos ensues.The disaster will change her life for ever.Mair awakes in a Manhattan hospital confused and afraid. And ready to face her past...
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    victorian  20th century  historical  humor
  • The Post Office Girls by Poppy Cooper

    The Post Office Girls by Poppy Cooper

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    With the Great War raging, can they keep Britain going?1915. On Beth Healey's eighteenth birthday, she hopes that she will be able to forget the ghastly war and celebrate. But that evening, her twin brother Ned announces that he has signed up to fight...
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    high-school  20th century  historical  war
  • The Girl in the Picture by Kerry Barrett

    The Girl in the Picture by Kerry Barrett

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Two women. One house. Centuries of secrets East Sussex Coast, 1855 Violet Hargreaves is the lonely daughter of a widowed industrialist, and an aspiring Pre-Raphaelite painter. One day, the naïve eighteen-year-old meets Edwin; a mysterious and handsome man on the beach, who promises her a world beyond the small costal village she’s trapped in...
  • Hearts of Briarwall by Krista Jensen

    Hearts of Briarwall by Krista Jensen

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    "Intriguing discussions about how women's rights dovetail with their personal desires. An entertaining historical romance." —Foreword ReviewsA TURN OF THE CENTURY ROMANCELydia Wooding is fascinated by the latest inventions the new century brings, including motorcars...
  • The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy

    The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    "The Forsyte Saga" was the title originally destined for that part of it which is called "The Man of Property"; and to adopt it for the collected chronicles of the Forsyte family has indulged the Forsytean tenacity that is in all of us. The word Saga might be objected to on the ground that it connotes the heroic and that there is little heroism in these pages...
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    20th century  victorian  historical  war
  • The Button Box by Dilly Court

    The Button Box by Dilly Court

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The new heartwarming novel from Sunday Times bestselling author, Dilly Court. Clara held onto the precious button, glimmering like a jewel in the dark alleyways of London’s notorious Seven Dials. She needed to save her family… but who was going to save her?There was a time when the Carter sisters’ father was their hero...
  • The Christmas Card by Dilly Court

    The Christmas Card by Dilly Court

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The perfect heartwarming romance for Christmas, rich in historical detail. She turned the picture of the Christmas card over with her frozen hands, a pretty picture of a family gathering at Yuletide. How different from her own life; stiff with cold on the icy cobbles, aching for shelter . .
  • All About That Duke by Merry Farmer

    All About That Duke by Merry Farmer

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    Lady Chloe O’Shea lives life with her head in the clouds—or, rather, the stars. As a budding astrologer, she thinks the course of the world and her life is written in the stars, and if she just looks hard enough, she can see where the future will take her. But the last thing she saw coming was a handsome duke with a secret...
  • A Mother’s Dilemma by Emma Hornby

    A Mother’s Dilemma by Emma Hornby

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Minnie Maddox cares deeply for mothers and their babies – she makes a living by taking in unwanted children and finding them good adoptive homes – and is delighted for her neighbour when she finally becomes a mother after decades of trying...
  • Ambitious Love by Rosie Harris

    Ambitious Love by Rosie Harris

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Fern Jenkins' life is changed forever when her brother is killed in action and her father dies in a mining explosion. Turned out of their home by the ruthless pit owner, Fern and her mother Wynne are forced to seek a new life in Cardiff. Whilst Wynne finds work in a factory, Fern attends the local school...
    Categorized as:
    victorian  20th century  historical
  • Rape of the Fair Country: The Mortymer Trilogy Book One by Alexander Cordell

    Rape of the Fair Country: The Mortymer Trilogy Book One by Alexander Cordell

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The first volume in Alexander Cordell's classic trilogy of mid-nineteenth century Wales...
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    20th century  victorian  historical
  • The Ring by Danielle Steel

    The Ring by Danielle Steel

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    In Germany engulfed by war and hatred, the  beautiful wife of an influential banker fell in love  with a German author. His Jewish heritage led them  both to death. The husband who survives her lives on  to protect her memory, and their children. And the  ring he passes on to his daughter, Ariana von  Gotthard, remains a bond of love between them...
  • The Secret of the Irish Castle by Santa Montefiore

    The Secret of the Irish Castle by Santa Montefiore

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    International bestselling author Santa Montefiore continues the story of the Deverill family in the third book in her beautiful and moving Deverill Chronicles trilogy—perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Beatriz Williams1939: Peace has flourished since the Great War ended, but much has changed for the Deverill family as now a new generation is waiting in the wings to make their mark...
    Categorized as:
    victorian  20th century  historical
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings
    Librarian's Note: This is an alternate-cover edition for ISBN 9780679723059 In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one’s way...
  • THE AMBULANCE GIRL a compelling wartime saga of love, loss and self-discovery by Tania Crosse

    THE AMBULANCE GIRL a compelling wartime saga of love, loss and self-discovery by Tania Crosse

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A compelling wartime saga of love, loss and self-discovery at the battlefield’s edge. Perfect fans of Nadine Dorries, Rosie Goodwin, Dilly Court, Freda Lightfoot and Catherine Cookson. Originally published as Teardrops in the Moon. A YOUNG WOMAN WHO DOESN'T WANT TO BE TIED DOWN Dartmoor, 1914. Twenty-four-year-old Marianne Warrington is in danger of being left on the shelf...
  • Ten Kisses to Scandal by Vivienne Lorret

    Ten Kisses to Scandal by Vivienne Lorret

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The Bourne Matrimonial Agency has one rule—never fall in love with the client. However, they never said anything about kissing a rake…Briar Bourne’s matchmaking career could be summed up in two words—comic disaster. Unless she can learn about the irresistible forces that draw men and women together, her professional future looks rather bleak...
  • Deadly Desire by Brenda Joyce

    Deadly Desire by Brenda Joyce

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 9 ratings
    The time is turn-of-the-century New York City. Society's elite host glittering balls inside sprawling mansions while outside, the teeming street harbor secrets of their own. New York City's Police Commissioner Rick Bragg has been called upon to investigate a shocking crime...
  • Murder at the Debutante Ball by C.J. Archer

    Murder at the Debutante Ball by C.J. Archer

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    In this 5th installment of the bestselling mystery series, Cleopatra Fox gets entangled in a web of betrayal and blackmail that leaves the high society matchmakers scandalized.When a notorious cad is bludgeoned to death with a candlestick in the library at the most important ball of the London social season, Cleo finds herself in the prime position to solve the crime...
  • Lady Guinevere And The Rogue With A Brogue by Julie Johnstone

    Lady Guinevere And The Rogue With A Brogue by Julie Johnstone

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Lady Guinevere Darlington has spent the last five years trying to forget the beautiful rogue who stole her heart and then crushed it under his shiny black hessian...
  • Murder in the Drawing Room by C.J. Archer

    Murder in the Drawing Room by C.J. Archer

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Scandal, secrets and bawdy photographs are uncovered when the wife of a politician is murdered. Untangle the lies with Cleo and her friends and find the killer.When Harry Armitage passes an investigation to Cleo involving adultery, they both think it will end in divorce...
  • Old New York: Tales of The Big Apple: False Dawn, The Old Maid, The Spark & New Year's Day by Edith Wharton

    Old New York: Tales of The Big Apple: False Dawn, The Old Maid, The Spark & New Year's Day by Edith Wharton

    Rated: 4.03 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Old New York is a collection of four novellas by Edith Wharton, revolving around upper-class New York City society in the 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, and 1870s. The New York of these stories is the same as the New York of The Age of Innocence, from which several fictional characters have spilled over into these stories...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  victorian  historical
  • The Taming of Ryder Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

    The Taming of Ryder Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 19 ratings
    The 2nd in the Cynster Sisters duo, #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens thrills with this fantastic tale of a Cynster who'll stop at nothing for love. Lady Mary has been waiting years for this opportunity. Not that her sister has thrown off her spinster ways and become betrothed, it's finally Mary's chance for true love...
  • Dawn of the Morning by Grace Livingston Hill

    Dawn of the Morning by Grace Livingston Hill

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    "Dawn of the Morning" is a novel that takes place in the early 1800s. It is a love story about Dawn Rensselaer, a runaway bride, who fled her husband after being tricked into marriage...
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