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One Grave at a Time: A Night Huntress Novel
Avon Books, 2011
Having narrowly averted an (under)world war, Cat Crawfield wants nothing more than a little downtime with her vampire husband, Bones. Unfortunately, her gift from New Orleans' voodoo queen just keeps on giving-leading to a personal favor that sends them into battle once again, this time against a villainous spirit. "Cat and Bones are combustible together." #1 bestselling author Charlaine Harris. "The Frost name guarantees quality!" Romantic ...
The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life
Avon Books, 1996
In the Depression year of 1931, on the golf links at Krewe Island off Savannah's windswept shore, two legends of the game--Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen--meet for a mesmerizing thirty-six-hole showdown. Another golfer will also compete--a troubled local war hero, once a champion, who comes with his mentor and caddie, the mysterious Bagger Vance. It is Vance, sage and charismatic, who will ultimately guide the match, for he holds the secret of the ...
The October Country
Avon Books, 1999
“ . . . that country where it is always turning late in theyear. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnightsstay . . . ” Explore the outer limits of the imagination with the GrandMaster of American Literature, Ray Bradbury, in a dark and disquieting descentinto The October Country . Readers of The Martian Chronicles and TheIllustrated Man , as ...
Watership Down A Novel
Avon Books, 1975
Watership Down A Novel
A Dance at the Slaughterhouse (Matthew Scudder)
Avon Books, 2000
There is no accolade or major mystery award that has not already been bestowed upon Lawrence Block. His acclaimed crime novels are asintelligent, provocative, and emotionally complex as they are nerve-tighteningly intense. And perhaps the most respected of his myriad works are the Matthew Scudder books -- masterworks of suspenseful invention featuring a remarkable protagonist rich in conscience and character, with all the flaws that his humanity ...
Living a Beautiful Life: 500 Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty and Joy to Every Day of Your Life
Avon Books, 1988
With the publication of Living A Beautiful Life, Alexandra Stoddard originated the idea of creating an atmosphere of beauty and tranquility with simple touches that turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. As a world-famous interior decorator, she has worked her magic on interiors large and small, from mansions and embassies to cottages and studio apartments. Through her writing and lectures, she has encouraged millions to brighten their ...
Waiting Games (An Avon Flare Book)
Avon Books (Mm), 1981
Fourteen-year-old Jessie becomes romantically and sexually involved with her eighteen-year-old guitar teacher Michael.
The Scramble for Africa: White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Avon Books, 1992
White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Avon Books, 1999
Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels. Dandelion Wine stands out in the Bradbury literary canon as the author's most deeply personal work, a semi-autobiographical recollection of a magical small-town summer in 1928. Twelve-year-old Douglas Spaulding knows Green Town, Illinois, is as vast and deep as the whole wide world that lies beyond the city limits. It is a pair of brand-new ...
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk
Avon Books (P), 1991
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, internationaly acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, give advice on how to talk productively with children in the interest of harmony and cooperation.
Love Only Once: A Malory Novel
Avon Books, 2005
The exquisite niece of Lord Edward and Lady Charlotte Malory, Regina Ashton is outraged over her abduction by the arrogant, devilishly handsome Nicholas Eden—and is determined to make the rogue pay . . . with his heart. A golden-haired seducer, Nicholas has been hardened by a painful secret in his past. And now that he has besmirched Reggie's good name, the hot-tempered lady has vowed to wed him. Her fiery beauty stirs Nicholas as no woman ...
Father Melancholy's Daughter
Avon Books, 1997
The novels of Gail Godwin are contemporary classics--evocative, powerfully affecting, beautifully crafted fiction alive with endearing, unforgettable characters. Her critically acclaimed work has placed her among the ranks of Eudora Welty, Pat Conroy, and Carson McCullers, firmly establishing Godwin as a Southern literary novelist for the ages. Father Melancholy's Daughter, is widely recognized as one of the author's most poignant and ...
Avon Books (Mm), 1992
The well-known comedienne and talk-show host opens up about her life, describing her rise to the top, her marriage, the birth of her daughter, the politics of the entertainment industry, and her husband's suicide. Reprint.
How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World
Avon Books, 1974
Product Details Paperback: 407 pages Publisher: Avon Books; Reissue edition (March 1974) Language: English
The Indian in the Cupboard-4 Vol. Boxed Set
Lynne Reid Banks
Avon Books, 1994
Including all four Indian in the Cupboard titles, this set features The Indian in the Cupboard, The Return of the Indian, The Secret of the Indian and The Mystery of the Cupboard in the Camelot edition format.
The Nine Nations of North America
Avon Books, 1982
The Nine Nations of North America is a book written in 1981 by Joel Garreau. In it, Garreau suggests that North America can be divided into nine regions, or "nations", which have distinctive economic and cultural features. He also argues that conventional national and state borders are largely artificial and irrelevant, and that his "nations" provide a more accurate way of understanding the true nature of North American society. Paul Meartz of ...
Murder Shoots the Bull (Southern Sisters Mysteries)
Avon Books, 2000
Patricia Anne would swear that either she or her sister Mary Alice were switched at birth, except they were both born at home.Flashy, flirtatious Mary Alice is one foot taller, twice the body weight of Patricia Anne, and three times as likely to do something completely off the wall. But now Mary Alice's impulsive behavior has land them both in the Birmingham jail! It all begins with a call from their good friend Mitzi Phizer, who's starting ...
For Love of Evil (Book Six of Incarnations of Immortality)
Avon Books, 1990
The Man Who Would Be Satan Parry was a gifted musician and an apprentice in the arts of White Magic. But his life of sweet promise went disastrously awry following the sudden, violent death of his beloved Jolie. Led down the twisted path of wickedness and depravity by Lilah the harlot demoness, Parry thrived -- first as a sorceror, then as a monk, and finally as a feared inquisitor. But it wasn't until his mortal flame was extinguished that ...
The Cay by Taylor, Theodore published by Avon Books Mass Market Paperback
Avon Books, 1905
All his life Phillip had felt superior to black-skinned people, but now he was a refugee from a shipwreck and had to depend on the West Indian. There were just two people left on the Caribbean Island, and Phillip was blinded by the crack on his head. The story tells of the struggles and Phillip's attempt to adjust to his blindness and to understand the loving West Indian.
Arthur (Pendragon Cycle)
Stephen R. Lawhead
Avon Books, 1990
In a forgotten age of darkness a magnificent king arose to light the world. They called him unfit to rule—a lowborn, callow boy, Uther's bastard. But his coming had been foretold in the songs of the bard Taliesin. He had learned the uses of power from his guide and protector, Merlin. He was Arthur, Pendragon of the Island of the Mighty—who would rise to legendary greatness in a Britain torn by violence, greed and war; the Lord of Summer ...
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