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Death in the Rainy Season

Death in the Rainy Season

by Devlin, Mary Martin

Determined to find meaningful work, recently widowed Sarah Laforge arrives in Zaire to take up her new post at the U.S. Embassy. The year is 1984 and the expatriate Europeans and Americans Sarah encounters in Kinshasa live in a privileged world where they drink, flirt, and gossip about who is sleeping with whom. But throughout all of this petty activity important business is getting done...

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El Penco

El Penco

by McGlinn, Ann

Twelve years ago, Mateo Xavier Manuel Rodriguez Aguerra–Veracruz, an artist from northern New Mexico, wandered across the border into Mexico with dreams of exploring the world but got no further than Ciudad Juárez. Known as Penco—the orphan—he paints and contemplates the lost world of his childhood. Single-minded about his art, he has become a recluse...

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Long Live Freedom!

Long Live Freedom!

by Waage, Peter Normann

The world had been at war for three years in 1942 when a small group of students in Munich defied the authorities, distributing leaflets that challenged the German people to resist the Nazis. The regime considered the leaflets a threat, and Heinrich Himmler personally ordered the arrest and execution of those responsible...

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Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

by Pick, Lucy

The last thing Gebirga of Flanders remembers seeing is the argument between her parents that ended in her mother's death. In the years since, she has learned to negotiate her family's castle of Gistel as a blind woman but everyone assumes that one day her home will be the convent founded in her mother's honor...

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A Place of Light

A Place of Light

by Wolterbeek, Kim Silveira

"Save the Women" Caught in a sudden storm and weakened by fasting, Robert of Arbrissel hears these simple words and begins preaching in brothels. But it is not his words or his seductive voice as much as his glowing halo that encourages Madeleine, an emotionally damaged prostitute who sees the world through a distracted lens of color and sound, to join him...

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Precious Pawn

Precious Pawn

by Devlin, Mary Martin

“Can fortune fail to shine on a face like that?” Hearing rumors of his daughter Diane’s extraordinary beauty, the charming but profligate comte de Fautrière removes the thirteen-year-old from her convent school in the provinces and takes her to Paris...

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Seeking the Center

Seeking the Center

by Spitz-Edson, Leslie

Agnes Demers is a young Métis woman who grew up playing hockey, skating with the neighborhood kids on the frozen ponds of her hometown, St. Cyp, through the long Saskatchewan winters. For Agnes, hockey is the measure of all things - the ultimate test of passion and power, spirit and skill...

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The Serpent's Crown

The Serpent's Crown

by Norton, Hana Samek

In the Holy Land, an assassin waits to strike down Aimary de Lusignan, King of Jerusalem and Cyprus. He belongs to a clan of ambitious and rebellious Poitevin barons, reviled and admired from France to the Holy Land, rumored to be descended from the legendary half-serpent Lady Mélusine...

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SNAFU and Other Stories

SNAFU and Other Stories

by Sivan, Miryam

A traumatized American living on a kibbutz is drawn to a stray dog. An artist meets her lover during a missile attack. A pregnant woman consumed by the legacy of her grandparents’ generation sits shiva with Kafka’s grandson...

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Similar Titles

  • El Penco
  • Long Live Freedom!
  • Pilgrimage
  • A Place of Light
  • Precious Pawn
  • Seeking the Center
  • The Serpent's Crown
  • SNAFU and Other Stories
  • Death in the Rainy Season
 

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