Virginia Coffman

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The Dark Beyond Moura
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
What should have been a refuge soon became a nightmare... Still mourning for her young husband, widowed Anne Wicklow arrived in Venice during the carnival preceding Lent to assume the duties of housekeeper at the palace of ailing Mrs. Elvira Huddle. Under Anne's gentle ministrations Mrs. Huddle seemed to be recovering—until a sudden, unaccountable turn for the worse took the old lady's life.
The Vicar of Moura
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
When young Anne Wicklow took a temporary post in the distant village of Upshed, high on the bog-ridden moors, she hoped to see again handsome, mysterious, cynical Marc Branshaw. But she soon learned that the superstitious villagers believed Marc to be the evil reincarnation of their infamous Devil Vicar, who had died under eerie circumstances almost twenty years before.
Of Love and Intrigue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,110. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
They sailed at midnight—rich, blond, delicate Jennifer on her way to be wed; fiery, red-headed Iras, paid companion to the bride. It was to be a joyous voyage, but Iras’ heart was filled with foreboding. Why did she feel a half-love for Jennifer's fiancé, Richard...a man she'd never met? There was mystery here—and danger...dark as the troubled waters they must cross before their journey's end...
From Satan, With Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
One by one the lonely women came to Lucifer Cove, each searching for personal happiness, only to meet with disaster, as they encountered the handsome and sinister Marc Meridon. Now it was Maeva Wells’ turn. Because her niece: Jenniver, had been hurt in an accident and taken to the Cove, Maeva was forced to stay there overnight. And when morning came, Jenniver was curiously reluctant to leave.
The Stalking Terror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Amanda Bishop's aunt had vanished. She had last been seen in the company of a sinister man who was probably a murderer. But the trail was cold-and Amanda had no idea where to begin her desperate search... Then the web of mystery became more intricate—and more soul-chilling.
Masque of Satan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
It was Jean Benedict’s missionary zeal that had brought her to the Cove—that, and a message from a friend who had cried out to her in torment. But what was Lucy Schallert's plight? Here, at the coastal resort, a cure was offered for lost romances and early sorrows, a renewed chance to live as freely, as vibrantly, as one wished—a chance, even, to call on occult powers which offered excitement.
The Affair at Alkali
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A miner had been killed in Alkali, and there were those who wanted to give Padge Regan the necktie treatment before his wealthy parents could influence the law. Among Padge's defenders, if that could be a proper description of those who wanted to see him hang legally, was the town dentist, Doc Millard. But most of the other residents of the rough frontier town had a thirst for blood.
Mistress Devon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Young, penniless Devon Howard's dreams of becoming an actress began when she joined Boston's Dantine Players at a time when the unrest against British rule seethed towards revolution. As the players toured the colonies, Devon found herself torn between Denis Varney, the company's leading man, and his half-brother Michael Dantine, and helplessly involved in their political intrigues.
Pacific Cavalcade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,330. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Pacific Cavalcade is the saga of an American family during the tumultuous years between Armistice Day, 1918, and the eve of World War II. Randi Lombard, a cool yet fiercely independent woman, transcends her humble beginnings and marries into one of San Francisco's most aristocratic families, becomes involved with one of Hollywood's greatest directors, and almost destroys her marriage.
One Man Too Many
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Shelby Layne was at the top—the very pinnacle of movie stardom. And that was where she intended to stay. If remaining there meant being merciless, that was no problem. Shelby Layne was ruthless by nature. As for the men in her life, they were mere stepping-stones across the river to everlasting fame. Her success was assured, until one day she came across one man too many.
Moura
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Spirited young Anne Wicklow left her post as housekeeper at a fashionable girls school to look after the safety of one of her charges who was suddenly taken to gloomy Chateau Moura by her strange guardian. But once at Moura, the shadowy secrets, haunting legends and hostile inhabitants of that terror-filled mansion quickly enveloped Anne herself in a menacing situation.
Dark Desire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
From the moment Nicholas Bertold first touched her, Alain Daviot knows her fate is sealed. The waves of desire she feels in his arms override her fears... including her haunting suspicions that Nicholas killed her brother.
 As Nicholas’s bride, Alain is swept from the English countryside to the gay salons of nineteenth-century Paris, and then to Nicholas’s home, the magnificent, Chateau Bertold.
Dinah Faire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Every inch the heiress to the proud legacy of the magnificent Gaynor clan, Dinah Faire flaunted the conventions of her day when she gave her body--and her soul--to a dashing gambling man, Nick Corrigan. Dinah discovered many things standing between their love...like Nick's passions for cards and danger...
Enemy of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Madeleine fears for her life amid the turmoil and violence of revolutionary France. Desperate for security and safety, she enters a marriage of convenience on a lush Caribbean island, never guessing that her marriage will explode into furious passion.
Fire-Dawn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The child of a Dutch mother and a Cayuga father, Hansi Verni has grown up facing the prejudice of colonial America—and she'll give anything to escape it. Frontiersman Jess Taga's offhand, teasing manner infuriates Hansi, but Colonel Shelby Cameron, leader of the British forces, is gratifyingly obsessed with her beauty.
The Hyde Place
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In this classic “gaslight” tale of romantic suspense and adventure the setting is San Francisco, and the year is 1919—just thirteen years after the devastating earthquake and fire. The City, though, now pulsates with renewed life, as eighteen-year-old Merideth Hyde arrives after a long absence, to dispose of valuable, inherited property and to search for her mother.
The Beckoning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
When Anne Wicklow is employed to care for a lonely girl in an castle set high on an Irish cliff, she little suspects that evil will walk beside her through the castle’s gloomy halls. To save her young charge, Anne must uncover a terrible secret—even if it means betraying the man she has come to love.
The Master of the Blue Mire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,960. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
When lovely young Livia Roy was sent by Captain Nicholas Brandon to the isolated manor of Blue Mire, she was warned that the two Brandon children might seem strange, their minds still affected by the mysterious violent death of their beautiful mother. But nothing could have prepared Livia for the hate in her charge's eyes. Could these angelic-looking children be spawns of Satan?
Isle of the Undead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
St. Cloud, the tropical island where Sir Anthony Fisher and his beautiful wife, Leslie, made their home while Tony worked on his novel... St. Cloud, where drums beat out a nightly rhythm calling the Islanders for a dance of death... And what started for Leslie Fisher as a last attempt to save her marriage soon became a nightmare of terror as she helplessly watched Tony fall under a voodoo spell.
The Vampyre of Moura
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
When Anne Wicklow returns to Moura, the home she shared with her late husband, it is as housekeeper for the mysterious Maitre Stavko and his daughter, Tyra. They have turned Moura into an academy for young ladies, girls innocent of the strange and terrifying events going on about them. Despite her constant battle with the memory of her love, Anne soon realizes that Moura is pervaded by an evil.
The House at Sandalwood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Convicted of the murder of her sister-in-law, Judith Cameron spent nine years in prison. Now on parole, she is summoned to a lush Hawaiian island to care for her childlike niece, Deirdre, bride of the handsome and imperious Stephen Giles. Despite herself, Judith finds herself drawn to the magnetic young Master of Sandalwood.
The Demon Tower
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
They call her "The Demon Lera," a name her beauty belies: Straight black hair, full sensuous lips, long aristocratic body. Opaque golden eyes. She is Countess Silvana Lera, mistress of an island fortress. They are waiting for the honored guest, Melissa Summers, pretty, young, wealthy, vulnerable to love. HER WELCOME HAS BEEN PREPARED.
The Dark Palazzo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Rachel Carewe flees the dangers of revolutionary France and seeks sanctuary amid Venice’s turbulent society. There, she meets a dark and dangerous man who is not what he seems. Venice, that city of water and shadows, is a place of mystery and peril where death may lie in wait for Rachel...but so may love.
The Candidate's Wife
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Senator Jessica March has three men in her life: Chris, her husband, who seeks to control his wife’s political power: Juan Alvaro, a political enemy; and Bick Haldean, who loves Jessica more than she ever dreamed possible. When violence and murder come to California, Jessica must choose: will she live silently as her husband’s shadow—or fight for the truth to the last breath of her life?
The Beach House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Six people have gathered together to see if the dead can return. Will the unquiet specter of Sybil Thursten appear to them tonight to name her killer? Will she exact her own dreadful vengeance on the guilty person? And who has the most to fear: handsome, wealthy Mark Thursten, Sybil's bereaved husband; her sister Carol, who is almost too fond of Mark; or Dion Bates, the mysterious beachcomber?
The Alpine Coach
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
In Paris, Clare Dubeque receives a strange offer from a mysterious Italian princess. The princess wants her great-granddaughter Linette kidnapped, to free her from a house of death, and brought home to Milan to claim her inheritance. The offer involves a large amount of money for Clare—and an even larger amount of danger.
The Jeweled Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Elisa Carlisle, a celebrated nineteenth-century London actress, struggles with the memories of a painful, poverty-stricken childhood and a host of enemies, who want to destroy her, certain that Lord Jeremy holds the key to her future happiness....
The Gaynor Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
MAGGILEE: Beauty, magnetism, willfulness. She had them all. She had married into one of Virginia's fine old families and lived to regret it. VARINA: The grandmother. A woman with a dread secret, and a violent hatred for the woman who had taken her son. ELLEN: The granddaughter, struggling to free herself from the shadow of her dazzling mother who snatched from her the one man she had come to love.
The Secret of Shower Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
IT STARTED on the ship. Claudia, a bride of a few days, was ecstatically happy as she sailed to join her new husband in their exotic Hawaiian home. Then she began to hear the rumors… Obviously, they weren't true. But privately, she had to admit that Stephen was an enigmatic man, although irresistibly attractive. He did not even try to conceal the fact that there were strange secrets in his past…
The Devil's Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
To Christie Deeth, desperate to forget a broken marriage, a humiliating lover, and the agonizing loss of her self-respect, Lucifer Cove seemed as good a place as any to start a new life. Then, ever so slowly, Christie began hearing things, noticing things—and realized with horror that rather than the lover of a mortal man, she might well become the mistress of Satan…
The Richest Girl in the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,940. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Money isn't everything—but it's better than a broken heart. Married at fifteen to a heartless fortune hunter, Kay Amberley has learned her lesson. She is determined not to let another man marry her for her money. But when love sneaks up on Kay, she finds it hard to remember even the most hard-learned lesson of her life.
Return to Moura
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
An evil presence is stalking the village of Maidenmoor. As Anne Wicklow seeks for answers, she uncovers the story of the Devil-Vicar, a man who was burned to death twenty years ago. His powers are apparently now reaching beyond the grave, as he brutally murders the villagers who were involved in the fire.
The Rest is Silence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Silence can be deadly. That's what Nona O'Carty discovers on her first visit to England. It should have been a festive vacation. But Nona was in the wrong place at the wrong time. She witnessed a brutal murder and was struck by a bullet that left her alive but totally deaf. Now the killer is coming after Nona, to silence her forever.
Priestess of the Damned
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Lucifer Cove lay a few miles south of San Francisco. When the sun shone it looked like a picture postcard--a beautiful, green spa where people could take a luxurious, memorable holiday. But shrouded in the fog that drifted in from the sea, it became a harbour for the lonely and the lost, an evil world huddled at the foot of a cliff ... a temple for Satan.
The Lombard Cavalcade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Candlewood Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
From the author of Pacific Cavalcade comes the saga of a new generation of Lombards--a uniquely American family, born into San Francisco's landed aristocracy but soon irrevocably caught up in the troubled waters of war-torn Europe and the Pacific. From Pearl Harbor through the McCarthy era, the seemingly indomitable Lombards not only survive but prevail.

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