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A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mysteries)

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780061791772

ISBN: 0061791776

Condition: GOOD


Dedicated to helping the many wounded during the Great War, Bess Crawford receives a desperate request from a dying lieutenant while serving as a nurse aboard a hospital ship. "Tell my brother Jonathan that I lied," the young man says. "I did it for Mother's sake. But it has to be set right."Back home in England, Bess receives an unexpected response from the dead soldier's family, for neither Jonathan Graham' his mother' nor his younger brother admit to understanding what the message means.But the Grahams are harboring a grim secret, and Bess must, somehow, get to the bottom of it. It... View more info

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A Bitter Truth: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries)

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062015716

ISBN: 0062015710

Condition: GOOD


While attempting to help a woman in distress, World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford learns a bitter truth, that no good deed goes unpunished.Returning to her London flat from the front lines in France for a well-earned Christmas leave, Bess Crawford comes upon a bruised and shivering woman huddled in the doorway. Propelled by pity, Bess takes her in. Yet despite the ill effects of a concussion suffered during a quarrel with her husband that erupted into violence, the woman decides to return home, and asks Bess to travel with her to Sussex.At Vixen Hill, Bess discovers a family i... View more info

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"Unmarked Grave, An: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries)"

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062015730

ISBN: 0062015737

Condition: GOOD


Even deadlier than the bloody engagements on the battle-scarred fields of France, the Spanish influenza epidemic in the spring of 1918 is bringing hundreds of new patients to World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford. But war and disease are not the only killers to strike with cold and brutal efficiency. Concealed among the countless dead waiting for burial is the body of an officer whose end was not hastened by a German bullet or an airborne virus. This soldier was murdered, and his death touches Bess deeply, for he was a family friend who once served in her father's regiment. Fall... View more info

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A Question of Honor: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries)

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062237163

ISBN: 0062237160

Condition: GOOD


World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that leaves her pondering a troubling question: How can facts lie?In 1908, when a young Bess Crawford lived in India, an unforgettable incident darkened the otherwise happy time. Her father's regiment discovered it had a murderer in its ranks, an officer who killed five people yet was never brought to trial.A decade later, tending to the wounded on the battle-fields of France during World War I, Bess learns from a dying man that the supposed murderer, Lieutenant Wade, is alive--and serving at the Front. Acco... View more info

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A Pattern of Lies

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow & Co:

Seller ID: 9780062386250

ISBN: 0062386255

Condition: GOOD


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The Shattered Tree: A Bess Crawford Mystery

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062386281

ISBN: 006238628X

Condition: GOOD


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A Test of Wills: The First Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062091611

ISBN: 0062091611

Condition: GOOD


Don't miss the first book in the critically acclaimed Inspector Ian Rutledge seriesIt's 1919, and the "War to End All Wars" has been won. But there is no peace for Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge, recently returned from the battlefields of France shell-shocked and tormented by the ever-present voice of the young Scot he had executed for refusing an order. Escaping into his work to save his sanity, Rutledge investigates the murder of a popular colonel in Warwickshire and his alleged killer, a decorated war hero and close friend of the Prince of Wales.The case is a political minefi... View more info

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Hunting Shadows: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062237101

ISBN: 0062237101

Condition: GOOD


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The Walnut Tree: A Christmas Tale

By: "Todd, Charles"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: William Morrow:

Seller ID: 9780062236999

ISBN: 0062236997

Condition: GOOD


"I was in Paris the day the French Army was mobilized."In 1914, while visiting her friend Madeleine, Lady Elspeth Douglas's life is thrown into chaos when war breaks out and the Germans quickly overrun Belgium, threatening France. Having just agreed to marry Alain, Madeleine's dashing brother, Lady Elspeth watches him leave to join his unit, and then she sets out for England, only to find herself trapped on the French coast.Caught amid a sea of stranded travelers, terrified refugees, and wounded men overflowing the port of Calais, the restless Elspeth--daughter of a Highland aristocra... View more info

Jeff Clayton's Brigand Foe or The Doom of the Guerrilla Chief

By: "Ward, William"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Cleveland, OH", The Arthur Westbrook Company (Adventure Series #89): 1911

Seller ID: 8-7T013

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, age soil to exterior, pages clean but age tanned, faintest curl. Covers are chipped, creased, marked and show their age. Wear to spine covering at back hinge and ends.(107 years).DIME NOVELS - Printed on the cheapest of paper, with lurid cover illustrations, dime novels (which found a name in their ten cent price tag)...were considered ephemeral, to be read, often in secret, passed on to friends, or discarded. Dime novels... targeted a youthful working class audience with their thrilling, stereotyped tales of Wild West adventures, master criminals, detective stories, historical ro... View more info

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The Deception of the Emerald Ring (Pink Carnation)

By: "Willig, Lauren"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780451222213

ISBN: 0451222210

Condition: GOOD


Eloise Kelly has gotten into quite a bit of trouble since she started spying on the Pink Carnation and the Black Tulip-two of the deadliest spies to saunter the streets of nineteenth-century England and France. Not only has she unearthed secrets that will rearrange history, she's dallied with Colin Selwick and sought out a romantic adventure all her own. Little does she know that she's about to uncover another fierce heroine running headlong into history. View more info

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The Passion of the Purple Plumeria: A Pink Carnation Novel

By: "Willig, Lauren"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780451414724

ISBN: 0451414721

Condition: GOOD


NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED Lauren Willig's Pink Carnation novels have been hailed as "sheer fun"* and "charming."** Now she takes readers on an adventure filled with hidden treasure and a devilishly handsome English colonel.... Colonel William Reid has returned home from India to retire near his children, who are safely stowed at an academy in Bath. Upon his return to the Isles, however, he finds that one of his daughters has vanished, along with one of her classmates. Because she served as second-in-command to the Pink Carnation, one of England's most intrepid spies, it would be im... View more info

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Last Kabbalist of Lisbon

By: "ZIMLER, RICHARD"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Penguin Group USA Inc:

Seller ID: 9781585670222

ISBN: 1585670227

Condition: GOOD


Sold in six countries and repeatedly back to press here in the U.S., The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon is an international bestseller and an extraordinary novel that transports the reader into the universe of Jewish Kabbalah during the Lisbon massacre of April 1506. Just a few years earlier, Jews living in Portugal were dragged to the baptism font and forced to convert to Christianity. Many of these "New Christians", in secret and at great risk, persevered in their Jewish prayers and practiced their rituals, and the hidden, arcane practices of the kabbalists, a mystical sect of Jews, continued as w... View more info