Dr. Jonathan Hullah is a "cunning man"-one who will help almost all infirmities of mind and body. Earlier in his career, he was present at the death of Father Hobbes, who died while celebrating Communion. Prompted by a journalist's questions about this death, Hullah begins to reflect on his past and the other mysteries he has encountered.
In the land of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, the Tradition, that ineffable magic, holds the promise of happily-ever-after for all deserving young maidens and courteous prince charming - but not always. Feisty 19-year old Elena Klovis seems destined to be an Ella of the Cinders (Cinderella), and tries to get work as a maidservant to change the course of her life. Her fairy godmother, Madame Bella, has other plans for her.
Mowat challenges the tradtional belief that the Vikings were the first to reach northern Canada. He presents the argument that it was the Albans, the ancient people of Britain. He blends fiction and fact to create the story of their journey across the ocean and into an unknown land.
Emily believed that one day she would have everything that she wanted; children, an education, and a career of her own. What she got was overweight, out of shape, and dumped. Emily reclaims her life by slimming down and starting her own business and now has two exciting men in her life. Could one of them become her life's true partner?
Notes: System requirements: IBM PC or compatible; double speed or faster CD-ROM drive; sound card and sound output device; DAISY playback software or DAISY talking book player.
After a ten-year marriage ends, all Charlie Waterston has now is the future. He is leaving his architectural job in London and returning to New York. Too devastated to work, Charlie takes a leave of absence to go skiing in Vermont. But a snow storm leaves him stranded in Massachusetts, where a stay at a bed and breakfast changes his life forever.
Harry Potter, a fourth-year student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, longs to escape his hateful relatives, the Dursleys, and live as a normal fourteen-year-old wizard, but what Harry does not yet realize is that he is not a normal wizard, and in his case, different can be deadly.
Josie, an orthopedic resident at a Florida hospital, is funny, warm, highly intelligent and successful at everything she does, except right now she's having an attack of klutziness whenver Dr. Houston Hayes is around. Josie doesn't realize that Houston is just as hot and bothered by Her, until he offers her one night together to get her out of his system. But try as Hayes might, things don't work out as planned, especially when tragedy strikes.
Italy, 1823. When British lord Elliot Rothwell learns that a publisher's scandalous posthumous autobiography will smear his family name, he seeks out the man's unconventional daughter, Phaedra Blair. Elliot finds her imprisoned for causing a duel and marries Phaedra to win her her freedom. Explicit descriptions of sex, some strong language, and some descriptions of violence.
What if, hidden in an old attic chest, Jane Austen's memoirs were discovered after hundreds of years? What if those pages revealed the untold story of a life-changing love affair? That's the premise behind this spellbounding novel, which delves into the secrets of Jane Austen's life, giving us untold insights into her mind and heart. Jane Austen has given up her writing when, on a fateful trip to Lyme, she meets the well-read and charming Mr. Ashford, a man who is her equal in intellect and temperament. Inspired by the people and places around her, and encouraged by his faith in her, Jane begins revising Sense and Sensibility, a book she began years earlier, hoping to be published at last.