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Title The Lady Who Came in from the Cold
Author Grace Callaway
Publisher Grace Callaway
Release Date 2015-11-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 250
ISBN 9781939537171
Language English, Spanish, and French
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~~#1 National Bestselling Regency Romance~~ "Captivating...had me on an emotional rollercoaster glued to the end." -5 stars, Goodreads A Wife Disgraced A spy during the Napoleonic Wars, Lady Pandora Blackwood gave up espionage for love. She has shared everything with her husband… except the truth of her past. Twelve joyous years and three children later, her dark history rises to threaten everything she holds dear. Now she must face her greatest fear: can her husband love her for who she really is? A Husband Wronged Former officer Marcus Harrington, the Marquess of Blackwood, didn’t believe in love until he met his beautiful Penny. His devoted marchioness by day and his sensual wanton by night, she’s everything he’s ever wanted… until her betrayal shatters him. When his world comes crashing down, he is left to question: was their perfect marriage real or just a dream? ’Tis the Season for Miracles As a cold winter grips Regency London, the estranged lovers come together in a heated reunion. Sizzling passion paves the way toward forgiveness, yet buried secrets and hidden enemies block the road to redemption. This Christmas, a wife will stop at nothing to win her beloved back… and a husband will discover that love’s reality exceeds his wildest dreams. Grace's books feature scorching hot historical romance, fun and feel-good happily ever afters, and exciting mystery and adventure. Her books are standalones which can also be enjoyed as part of her interconnected series. Heart of Enquiry (The Kents) series (hot Regency romance) Prequel Novella: The Widow Vanishes (Will & Annabel) 1: The Duke Who Knew Too Much (Alaric & Emma) 2: M is for Marquess (Gabriel & Thea) 3: The Lady Who Came in from the Cold (Marcus & Penny) 4: The Viscount Always Knocks Twice (Richard & Violet) 5: Never Say Never to an Earl (Sinjin & Polly) 6: The Gentleman Who Loved Me (Andrew & Primrose) Game of Dukes series (hot Victorian romance) 1: The Duke Identity (Harry & Tessa) 2: Enter the Duke (Ransom & Maggie) 3: Regarding the Duke (Garrity & Gabby) 4: The Duke Redemption (Wickham & Beatrice) 5: The Return of the Duke (Knight & Fancy) 6: Steamy Winter Wishes: A Hot Historical Romance Short Story (featuring characters from all of Grace's series) Lady Charlotte's Society of Angels series (hot Victorian romance) 1. Lady Olivia and the Masked Duke (Olivia & Ben) 2. Pippa and the Prince of Secrets (Pippa & Cull, Preorder for Sept 2021) Mayhem in Mayfair series (hot Regency romance) 1: Her Husband's Harlot (Helena & Nicholas) 2: Her Wanton Wager (Percy & Gavin) 3: Her Protector's Pleasure (Marianne & Ambrose) 4: Her Prodigal Passion (Charity & Paul)

The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré

Title The Little Drummer Girl
Author John le Carré
Publisher Penguin Canada
Release Date 2008-06-03
Category Fiction
Total Pages 480
ISBN 9780143182924
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Charlie is a promiscuous, unsuccessful English actress in her twenties. Intrigued by a handsome, solitary stranger, she finds herself lured into the “theatre of the real.” For the mysterious man is Kurtz, an embattled Israeli intelligence officer out to stop the bombing of Jews in Europe. Forced to play her most challenging role, Charlie is plunged into a deceptive and delicate trap set to ensnare an elusive Palestinian terrorist … and soon proves herself a double agent of the highest order.

The Constant Gardener by John le Carré

Title The Constant Gardener
Author John le Carré
Publisher Penguin Canada
Release Date 2010-07-27
Category Fiction
Total Pages 504
ISBN 9780143183037
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Love. At any cost. Tessa Quayle-young, beautiful, and dearly beloved to husband Justin-is gruesomely murdered in northern Kenya. When Justin sets out on a personal odyssey to uncover the mystery of her death, what he finds could make him not only a suspect but also a target for Tessa's killers. A master chronicler of the betrayals of ordinary people caught in political conflict, John le Carré portrays the dark side of unbridled capitalism as only he can. In The Constant Gardener he tells a compelling, complex story of a man elevated through tragedy as Justin Quayle-amateur gardener, aging widower, and ineffectual bureaucrat-discovers his own natural resources and the extraordinary courage of the woman he barely had time to love.

Title There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow
Author Lucille Colandro
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Release Date 2012-11-01
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9780545507486
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Here's the newest twist on the familiar tale of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly.There was a cold lady who swallowed some snow.I don't know why she swallowed some snow.Perhaps you know.This time, the old lady is swallowing everything from snow to a pipe, some coal, a hat, and more! With rollicking, rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page. And this time, there's a surprise at the end no reader will be able to guess!

Title The Witch Who Came in from the Cold
Author Lindsay Smith
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2017-06-13
Category Fiction
Total Pages 624
ISBN 9781481485616
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Spies and sorcerers face off during the Cold War, with the fate of the world in balance in this print edition of a hugely popular serial novel from five award-winning and critically acclaimed authors. The Cold War rages in back rooms and dark alleys of 1970s Prague as spies and sorcerers battle for home and country. The fate of the East and the West hangs in the balance right along the Iron Curtain—and crackling beneath the surface is a vein of magic that is waiting to be tapped.

The Dog Who Came In From The Cold by Alexander McCall Smith

Title The Dog Who Came in from the Cold
Author Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher Knopf Canada
Release Date 2011-06-28
Category Fiction
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9780307399656
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The heartwarming and hilarious second installment in the Corduroy Mansions series presents the further adventures of Alexander McCall Smith's newest, already-beloved character: the Pimlico Terrier Freddie de la Hay. In the elegantly crumbling four-storey mansion block in Pimlico called Corduroy Mansions, the comings and goings of the wonderfully motley crew of residents continue apace. A pair of New Age operators has determined that Terence Moongrove's estate is the cosmologically correct place for their Centre for Cosmological Studies. Literary agent Barbara Ragg has decided to represent a man who is writing a book about his time "hanging out" with the abominable snowman. And, our small, furry, endlessly surprising canine hero, Freddie de la Hay - belonging to failed oenophile William French - has been recruited by MI6 to infiltrate a Russian spy ring. Needless to say, the other denizens of Corduroy Mansions have issues of their own. But all of it will be addressed with the wit, charm and insight into the foibles of the human condition that have become the hallmark of this truly peerless storyteller.

Title M is for Marquess A Hot Historical Regency Romance and Mystery
Author Grace Callaway
Publisher Grace Callaway Books
Release Date 2015-07-16
Category Fiction
Total Pages 375
ISBN 9781939537065
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A former spy with dangerous secrets fears nothing...except his dark desire for the delicate virgin he cannot have. "It had me captivated from the beginning with a hot alpha and dark sensual promises; all mixed in with romance and a gripping mystery." -Nicola, Goodreads "Gabriel and Thea from this book were two of the best characters I read this year." -Romantic Historical Reviews A Prisoner of His Past Gabriel Ridgley, the Marquess of Tremont, is dubbed The Angel for his pristine reputation. Yet he harbors a dark secret: a spy during the Napoleonic Wars, he bears deep and dangerous scars. When he meets Miss Dorothea Kent, a delicate virgin, he is torn between carnal desire—and the need to protect her from his inner demons. A Captive of Her Passions Despite a frail constitution, Thea Kent has strength of spirit and heart. A wild attraction blooms between her and Gabriel, a widowed aristocrat with tortured eyes, yet he resists the pull between them. When fate places his disabled son in her care, she’s determined to guard the boy—and unravel the mystery of Gabriel’s past. Freed by Love and Passion Someone is killing Gabriel’s former colleagues, and he may be next on the list. As the desperate hunt for the villain begins, he and Thea get entangled in intrigue, betrayal, and desire too powerful to resist. Will trust help them to survive… and true love set them free? Grace's books feature scorching hot historical romance, fun and feel-good happily ever afters, and exciting mystery and adventure. Her books are standalones which can also be enjoyed as part of her interconnected series. Heart of Enquiry (The Kents) series (hot Regency romance) Prequel Novella: The Widow Vanishes (Will & Annabel) 1: The Duke Who Knew Too Much (Alaric & Emma) 2: M is for Marquess (Gabriel & Thea) 3: The Lady Who Came in from the Cold (Marcus & Penny) 4: The Viscount Always Knocks Twice (Richard & Violet) 5: Never Say Never to an Earl (Sinjin & Polly) 6: The Gentleman Who Loved Me (Andrew & Primrose) Game of Dukes series (hot Victorian romance) 1: The Duke Identity (Harry & Tessa) 2: Enter the Duke (Ransom & Maggie) 3: Regarding the Duke (Garrity & Gabby) 4: The Duke Redemption (Wickham & Beatrice) 5: The Return of the Duke (Knight & Fancy) 6: Steamy Winter Wishes: A Hot Historical Romance Short Story (featuring characters from all of Grace's series) Lady Charlotte's Society of Angels series (hot Victorian romance) 1. Lady Olivia and the Masked Duke (Olivia & Ben) 2. Pippa and the Prince of Secrets (Pippa & Cull, Preorder for Sept 2021) Mayhem in Mayfair series (hot Regency Romance) 1: Her Husband's Harlot (Helena & Nicholas) 2: Her Wanton Wager (Percy & Gavin) 3: Her Protector's Pleasure (Marianne & Ambrose) 4: Her Prodigal Passion (Charity & Paul)

Murder On Cold Street by Sherry Thomas

Title Murder on Cold Street
Author Sherry Thomas
Publisher Sherry Thomas
Release Date 2020-10-06
Category Fiction
Total Pages 340
ISBN 9781631280368
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Art of Theft. Inspector Treadles, Charlotte Holmes’s friend and collaborator, has been found locked in a room with two dead men, both of whom worked with his wife at the great manufacturing enterprise she has recently inherited. Rumors fly. Had Inspector Treadles killed the men because they had opposed his wife’s initiatives at every turn? Had he killed in a fit of jealous rage, because he suspected Mrs. Treadles of harboring deeper feelings for one of the men? To make matters worse, he refuses to speak on his own behalf, despite the overwhelming evidence against him. Charlotte finds herself in a case strewn with lies and secrets. But which lies are to cover up small sins, and which secrets would flay open a past better left forgotten? Not to mention, how can she concentrate on only murders, when Lord Ingram, her oldest friend and sometime lover, at last dangles before her the one thing she has always wanted?

The Cold Spring Tragedy by Nancy E. Clem

Title The Cold Spring Tragedy
Author Nancy E. Clem
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1869
Category Electronic books
Total Pages 128
ISBN UOM:69015000006235
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Second trial of Mrs. Clem in the Criminal Court of Marion County, Indiana, February, 1869; the first trial, in December, 1868, resulted in a disagreement of the jury.

The Lady From Kent by Barbara Nichol

Title The Lady from Kent
Author Barbara Nichol
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2018-10-26
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 40
ISBN 1897141874
Language English, Spanish, and French
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THE LADY FROM KENT, by Barbara Nichol, was written over a long period of time. First came a sketch, then a few verses. Then other verses came along. Nichol finished it on the coast of BC in the back kitchen of a house on Savary Island. Alone, she saw deer pass by. Unafraid. They would stop and graze. Nichol covered the old green wood kitchen table with post-it notes, each representing a verse, moving verses back and forth, around and around on the table, putting the poem together like a puzzle. It sometimes seemed impossible to get it right. She burned to tell the Lady's story: to make people understand this intrepid, confident being. She seemed a person who would not take on the opinions of the culture: what a person is allowed to do or not do, about limitations, and about conventional standards of beauty.

Love In A Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford

Title Love in a Cold Climate
Author Nancy Mitford
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1949
Category Classical fiction
Total Pages 249
ISBN 014103744X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Nancy Mitford's Love in a Cold Climate is a wickedly funny satire, brilliantly lampooning upper-class society. When Polly, a beautiful aristocrat, declares her love for her married, lecherous uncle - who also happens to be her mother's former lover - she sparks off a scandal that has both disastrous and delicious consequences. Love in a Cold Climate is an unforgettable tale of the absurdities and obsessions of the elite.

A Legacy Of Spies by John le Carré

Title A Legacy of Spies
Author John le Carré
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2017-09-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780735234536
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book—his first Smiley novel in more than twenty-five years Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, and involved such characters as Alec Leamas, Jim Prideaux, George Smiley and Peter Guillam himself, are to be scrutinized by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience for its justifications. Interweaving past and present so that each tells its own intense story, John le Carré has spun a single plot as ingenious and thrilling as the two predecessors on which it looks back: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. In a story resonating with tension, humor and moral ambivalence, le Carré and his narrator Peter Guillam present the reader with a legacy of unforgettable characters, old and new.

The Book Of The Knight Of La Tour Landry by Geoffroy de La Tour Landry

Title The Book of the Knight of La Tour Landry
Author Geoffroy de La Tour Landry
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1868
Category Conduct of life
Total Pages 240
ISBN HARVARD:32044004980983
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The House On Cold Hill by Peter James

Title The House on Cold Hill
Author Peter James
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Release Date 2015-10-08
Category Fiction
Total Pages 311
ISBN 9781447255925
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The House on Cold Hill is a chilling and suspenseful ghost story from the multi-million copy bestselling author of Dead Simple, Peter James. Moving from the heart of the city of Brighton and Hove to the Sussex countryside is a big undertaking for born townies, Ollie Harcourt, his wife, Caro, and their twelve-year-old daughter, Jade. But when they view Cold Hill House – a huge, dilapidated, Georgian mansion – they are filled with excitement. Despite the financial strain of the move, Ollie has dreamed of living in the country since he was a child, and with its acres of land, he sees Cold Hill House as a paradise for his animal-loving daughter, a base for his web-design business and a terrific long-term investment. Caro is less certain, and Jade is grumpy about being removed from all her friends. But within days of moving in, it soon becomes apparent that the Harcourt family aren't the only residents in the house. At first it is only a friend of Jade, talking to her on Facetime, who sees a spectral woman standing behind her. Then there are more sightings of her, as well as increasingly disturbing occurrences in the house. Two weeks after moving in, Caro, out in the garden, is startled to see faces staring out of an upstairs window of the house. The window of a room which holds the secret to the house's dark history . . . a room which does not appear to exist . . .

The Threat Of Pandemic Influenza by Institute of Medicine

Title The Threat of Pandemic Influenza
Author Institute of Medicine
Publisher National Academies Press
Release Date 2005-04-09
Category Medical
Total Pages 430
ISBN 9780309095044
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Public health officials and organizations around the world remain on high alert because of increasing concerns about the prospect of an influenza pandemic, which many experts believe to be inevitable. Moreover, recent problems with the availability and strain-specificity of vaccine for annual flu epidemics in some countries and the rise of pandemic strains of avian flu in disparate geographic regions have alarmed experts about the world's ability to prevent or contain a human pandemic. The workshop summary, The Threat of Pandemic Influenza: Are We Ready? addresses these urgent concerns. The report describes what steps the United States and other countries have taken thus far to prepare for the next outbreak of "killer flu." It also looks at gaps in readiness, including hospitals' inability to absorb a surge of patients and many nations' incapacity to monitor and detect flu outbreaks. The report points to the need for international agreements to share flu vaccine and antiviral stockpiles to ensure that the 88 percent of nations that cannot manufacture or stockpile these products have access to them. It chronicles the toll of the H5N1 strain of avian flu currently circulating among poultry in many parts of Asia, which now accounts for the culling of millions of birds and the death of at least 50 persons. And it compares the costs of preparations with the costs of illness and death that could arise during an outbreak.

The Lady In The Lake by Raymond Chandler

Title The Lady in the Lake
Author Raymond Chandler
Publisher McClelland & Stewart
Release Date 2016-04-19
Category Fiction
Total Pages 214
ISBN 9781551998701
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In his fourth novel appearance, private investigator Philip Marlowe is hired to find a businessman’s estranged wife, but instead finds a series of dead bodies and crooked cops. Although Chandler himself adapted the novel into a screenplay, it has never been used. The novel was filmed by Robert Montgomery, using a different, shorter script. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The Quiet Americans by Scott Anderson

Title The Quiet Americans
Author Scott Anderson
Publisher Signal
Release Date 2020-09-01
Category History
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9780771009150
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a gripping history of the early years of the Cold War, the CIA's covert battles against communism, and the tragic consequences which still affect the world today At the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world militarily, economically, and in moral standing--seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion of freedom. But it was clear--to some--that the Soviet Union was already executing a plan to expand and foment revolution around the world. The American government's strategy in response relied on the secret efforts of a newly-formed CIA. The Quiet Americans chronicles the exploits of four spies--Michael Burke, a charming former football star fallen on hard times; Frank Wisner, the scion of a wealthy Southern family; Peter Sichel, a sophisticated German Jew who escaped the Nazis; and Edward Lansdale, a brilliant ad executive. The four ran covert operations across the globe, trying to outwit the ruthless KGB in Berlin, parachuting commandos into Eastern Europe, plotting coups, and directing wars against Communist insurgents in Asia. But time and again their efforts went awry, thwarted by a combination of stupidity and ideological rigidity at the highest levels of the government--and more profoundly, the decision to abandon American ideals. By the mid-1950s, the Soviet Union had a stranglehold on Eastern Europe, the U.S. had begun its disastrous intervention in Vietnam, and America, the beacon of democracy, was overthrowing democratically-elected governments and earning the hatred of much of the world. All of this culminated in an act of betrayal and cowardice that would lock the Cold War into place for decades to come. Anderson brings to the telling of this story all the narrative brio, deep research, skeptical eye, and lively prose that made Lawrence in Arabia a major international bestseller. The intertwined lives of these men began in a common purpose of defending freedom, but the ravages of the Cold War led them to different fates. Two would quit the CIA in despair, stricken by the moral compromises they had to make; one became the archetype of the duplicitous and destructive American spy; and one would be so heartbroken he would take his own life. The Quiet Americans is the story of these four men. It is also the story of how the United States, at the very pinnacle of its power, managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

The Yellow Wall Paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Title The Yellow Wall Paper
Author Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher Small, Maynard
Release Date 1899
Category Feminist fiction
Total Pages 55
ISBN HARVARD:RSMCXS
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Witch Who Came In From The Cold The Complete Season 1
Author Lindsay Smith
Publisher Serial Box
Release Date 2017-06-13
Category Fiction
Total Pages 350
ISBN 9781682100653
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Welcome to Prague, 1970: ground zero in a Cold War of spies and sorcerers. The streets are a deadly chessboard on which the CIA and KGB make their moves, little dreaming that a deeper game is being played between the Consortium of Ice and the Acolytes of Flame, ancient organizations that seek to harness elemental magic. Tanya Morozova is a KGB officer and the latest in a long of Ice sorceresses; Gabe Pritchard is a CIA officer and reluctant Ice recruit. Enemies at one turn, but forced into alliances at the next, their relationship is as explosive as the Cold War itself. Praise for The Witch Who Came in from the Cold: "Those who like to mix magic, spycraft, and secret history should enjoy this—it may please fans of Stross’s Laundry series." —Locus Magazine "Full of fast-paced, high-intensity action paired with magic at a level that has not been seen until now, with a cliff-hanger that lets readers know that the game is not over and has only just begun." —The San Francisco Book Review "The Witch Who Came in from the Cold is a chilly evocation of a different kind of Cold War." —Charles Stross, author of the Laundry Files series “Take a double shot of Le Carré, a dash of Deighton, a twist of Quiller, a splash of Al Stewart’s The Year of the Cat, throw in a jigger full of elemental magic, mix well ... and voilà! The Witch Who Came In From The Cold.” —Victor Milán, author of The Dinosaur Lords "The occult love child of John le Carre and The Sandbaggers." —Marie Brennan, author of A Natural History of Dragons "As soon as I saw that, I was instantly hooked, and the pilot jacked the intrigue to the max. Two female Soviet spy witches, an American spy with something weird drilling magical holes in his head, and a world of secrets within secrets in a locale where old-world myth and the Cold War face off, pedal to the metal . . . it’s awesome. Or as we said in 1970, Far out. " —Sherwood Smith, author of Crown Duel "The installments are easy to read one at a time, but the tangles of alliances, secrets, and shocking double-crosses will have readers up all night mumbling, “Just one more.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review