Books tagged: paris

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Saints and Relics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A casket containing a remarkable relic of a 17th century nun, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, is stolen from a devout society in France by one of its members, a priest from Sydney. The priest, Father James, secretly entrusts the casket to two women in Monterey Creek, a small country town in New South Wales. The Society immediately sends Monsignor Henri Pascal from Paris to recover the casket.
Un baron d'hiver by Jauguet Beo
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You set the price! Words: 73,850. Language: French. Published: November 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Mai 1940, la guerre est au beau fixe Félix Stomp, avocat, espoir du parti radical-socialiste, sous-secrétaire d’état va fêter ses quarante ans. Il a retenu au Bœuf Courônné à Yvers, chez Boussingault, l’une des meilleurs tables de France Et puis la guerre repart, la France éternelle titube et tombe. Félix Stomp,proscrit se retrouve en exil entre les mains du terrible La Boussingue!
Strangers in the Night
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
In 'Strangers in the Night', the fifth volume of the Jazz Saga, Irene persists in her desperate quest to fill up the gap between longing and belonging.
An Experience in Four Movements
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an historical puzzle situated in the seventeenth century. Its pieces reconstruct the infatuation of a poet with a princess, culminating in the death of the poet,and the retreat of the princess within the walls of a monastery. It is also the story of a girl who had to rebuild her life after the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
Le trésor des abbesses
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: French. Published: January 22, 2010 and represented by Editions Ex Aequo. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quel est le trésor dont parle un manuscrit du IXème siècle qu'un jeune antiquaire parisien, trouve à Trèves ? Pourquoi, la mafia russe veut-elle ce Livre des miracles, rédigé par les plus grands ecclésiastiques de tous les temps, depuis Macaire, premier évêque de Jérusalem, jusqu'au pape Pie XII ? Quel secret cachent les manuscrits des abbayes vosgiennes ? Lisez et vous le saurez.
Finding Margo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Margo misreads the map while travelling through France, her husband flies into a rage. Tired of his constant bad moods, Margo walks out on him in the middle of the motorway, into the French contryside. She hitches a lift with a woman truck driver and what follow are adventures and romance far beyond her wildest dreams.. Will Alan find her before she finds herself?
The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
Make a Move
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Set in a seedy district of Paris, MAKE A MOVE is a slacker-thriller, its reluctant heroes operating with consummate indifference and bleak, occasionally childish humour. Told across six episodes, each a tale in itself, this is a story of beautiful spies and dirty pimps, of petty theft and cinematic history, of strained integrity and callous betrayal. “How can you not love it here?”
Running Into Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
'“I thought that was you,” he said, once I got off his foot.' And the wonderful thing for Kate is that Robb doesn't mind the paint in her hair, or the way she keeps running into him. It must be love!
Vienna 1934: Betrayal at the Ballplatz
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Series: European Political Novels, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
German-backed Nazis move to overthrow Chancellor Dollfuss’s fascist government and deliver Austria to Hitler’s Reich. Foreign correspondent Geoffrey Ashbrook returns to Vienna to write dispatches for his London paper and secret reports for the British cabinet. But Ashbrook has a second secret mission: to find out why his fiancée Anna Marie Linden has mysteriously broken off their engagement.