This is the final book in the Poldark series, continuing the story of Valentine Warleggan the perverse son of George; of Bella, the youngest daughter determined to make her name as a singer; of Clowance, the Poldarks' widowed daughter; and of a murderer who lurks in the villages of west Cornwall and is long, too long, in being discovered.
Set in the wilds of Africa, Bull tells a tale of high adventure on the eve of World War II. A dramatic cast of characters include a professional hunter from Ethiopia and a pair of rich sisters from Kentucky and other adventurers who gather at the Cataract Cafe as the War unfolds.
In this romantic adventure set in 19th century, English gentleman Corby Morgan and his young bride Jessie arrive at their recently purchased sugar plantation and are nearly devastated by the difficulties they encounter: problems with the aboriginal workers, unsolved murders, a devastating storm and a clandestine affair.
The unwanted arrival of a voraciously gluttonous woman has everyone at Tommel Castle Hotel in the Scottish Highlands on edge. The glutton's eating habits and dogged pursuit of available men has both the staff and the guests thoroughly disgusted. But disgusted enough to kill her? When she is found dead P.C. Hamish MacBeth has to solve the crime.
A collection of four short stories set in the heart of Dublin's fashionable Southside. A society hostess entertains her husband's mistress; a country girl savours the delights of city life; a student faces an unwanted pregnancy; an alcoholic photographer tries to re-launch his shattered career.
Set in a small Irish village in the early 1960's, the novel explores the impact of change on the village residents when an American millionaire buys the abandoned ruins of a nearby estate with the intention of transforming it into a luxury hotel and tourist resort.
Harold exploded into Maisie's life shortly after the death of her second husband. The lively little boy brought her so much comfort that she arranged to adopt him. Now, Maisie must face up to not only the challenges that a youngster brings, but many other problems as well.
The British empire was on the verge of revolution and at the centre of events are the Stuart sisters: Mary the Queen, and Anne the Queen-to-be, continually haunted by the memory of their father, James II, whom they have wronged.
The residents of tiny Castle Wyvering were shocked when stern Reverend Cecil Willard was discovered murdered at the foot of the alter steps. Many had reason to resent him but who would kill him? Was it a power struggle for the headmaster's position at the school? Who is the mysterious Sara mentioned in Willard's diary?
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Profiles of the careers and private lives of ten Canadian women of great distinction: Emily Carr, E. Pauline Johnson, Maude Abbott, Laura Secord, Mary Peckford, Judy LaMarsh, Karen Kain, Lucy Maude Montgomery, Mazo de la Ro.
One of a series of books about Mary Ann Shaugnessy; follows: LIFE AND MARY ANN. Mary Ann is engaged to be married with the wedding set for 5 week's time. There is much to be done, and many problems and family storms to resolve before then.
This is the essential wisdom of Mother Teresa -- the most accessible and inspirational collection of her teachings ever published. This definitive volume features Mother Teresa on love, prayer, giving, service, poverty, forgiveness, Jesus and more. It ends with an up-to-date biography and a revealing conversation with Mother Teresa.