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All's well that ends well

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

This play concerns the efforts of Helena, daughter of a renowned physician, to make Bertram, the Count of Rousillon, her husband.

Editions:889  Date:1608 - 2019  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Drama, Comedy plays, Comedy plays

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The mayor of Casterbridge

by:Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

The story of Michael Henchard, a callous grain merchant and town mayor, who finds that his cruelty has come back to haunt him.

Editions:815  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction

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Live wire

by:Coben, Harlan, 1962-

When a pregnant tennis star reports that her rock-artist husband has gone missing amid scandalous rumors, Myron Bolitar is forced to confront deep secrets about his client's past while struggling with fatherhood roles in his personal life.

Editions:104  Date:2006 - 2018  Genre(s):Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Detective and mystery fiction

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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

by:Tyler, Anne

Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life, but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children on her own. Now grown, they have gathered together--with anger, with hope, and with a beautiful, harsh, and dazzling story to tell ...

Editions:148  Date:1900 - 2017  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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Aaron's rod

by:Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

An amateur musician leaves a coal mining town in the English Midlands, going first to London and later to Florence.

Editions:311  Date:1901 - 2019

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Just one look

by:Coben, Harlan, 1962-

A seemingly innocuous twenty-year-old photograph turns Grace Lawson's peaceful life upside down when her husband, Jack, mysteriously vanishes with the photograph and unanswered questions threaten her marriage and everything she knows.

Editions:93  Date:1984 - 2017  Genre(s):Suspense fiction, Domestic fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Domestic fiction

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Sandcastles

by:Rice, Luanne

Painter and art instructor Honor Dillon has made a peaceful life for herself with her three daughters, until the wedding of her eldest daughter, Regis, brings her former love--and Regis' father--John back into her life from his self-imposed exile.

Editions:47  Date:2006 - 2012  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction

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Until I find you : a novel

by:Irving, John, 1942-

When he is four years old, Jack travels with his mother Alice, a tattoo artist, to several North Sea ports in search of his father, William Burns. From Copenhagen to Amsterdam, William, a brilliant church organist and profligate womanizer, is always a step ahead -- has always just departed in a wave of scandal, with a new tattoo somewhere on his body from a local master. Alice and Jack abandon their quest, and Jack is educated at schools in Canada and New England. His real education consists of his relationships with older women -- from Emma Oastler, who initiates him into erotic life, to the girls of St. Hilda's, with whom he first appears on stage, to the abusive Mrs. Machado, whom he first meets when sent to learn wrestling at a local gym. Emma and Jack move to Los Angeles, where Emma becomes a successful novelist and Jack a promising actor. As Jack grows older -- and when his mother dies -- he starts to doubt the portrait of his father's character she painted for him when he was a child. This is the cue for a second journey around Europe in search of his father, from Edinburgh to Switzerland.

Editions:103  Date:1989 - 2016  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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Boone's Lick : a novel

by:McMurtry, Larry

"The novel follows the Cecil family's arduous journey by riverboat and wagon from Boone's Lick, Missouri, to Fort Phil Kearny in Wyoming. Fifteen-year-old Shay narrates, describing the journey that begins when his Ma, Mary Margaret, decides to hunt down her elusive husband, Dick, to tell him she's leaving him. Without knowing precisely where he is, they set out across the plains in search of him, encountering grizzly bears, stormy weather, and hostile Indians as they go. With them are Shay's siblings, G.T., Neva, and baby Marcy; Shay's uncle, Seth; his Granpa Crackenthorpe; and Mary Margaret's beautiful half-sister, Rose. During their journey they pick up a barefooted priest named Father Villy, and a Snake Indian named Charlie Seven Days, and persuade them to join in their travels." "At the heart of the novel, and the adventure, is Mary Margaret, whom we first meet shooting a sheriff's horse out from underneath him in order to feed her family."--Jacket.

Editions:29  Date:2000 - 2010  Genre(s):Western stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Western fiction, Western fiction

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Celebration

by:Michaels, Fern

After a 20-year marriage, an army colonel's wife is abandoned by her husband, who empties their bank account. In the next eight years Kristin Kelly finds another man, gets a divorce and her three children are adjusting, when the husband appears on the doorstep, asking to resume the marriage. By the author of Finders Keepers.

Editions:39  Date:1998 - 2017  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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