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  • The Flight of Gemma Hardy (Large Print) by Margot Livesey
    The Flight of Gemma Hardy (Large Print) (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.

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  • Homework by Margot Livesey
    Homework (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    Celia Gilchrist believes that she has finally found the right man in Stephen, but when she moves in with Stephen and his young daughter Jenny, things begin to go subtly, menacingly wrong. Money disappears, a sweater is ruined, small, common-place lies escalate into awkward confrontations. Livesey's debut novel, now back in print, is a chilling portrait of jealousy and fear, devotion, and the wish...

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  • Criminals by Margot Livesey
    Criminals (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    Margot Livesey's early novel Criminals is the story of adult brother and sister Ewan and Mollie and their decision to rescue an abandoned child. But is the child being rescued by these two, or abducted? Where is the line between moral and criminal behavior? Livesey paints a thrilling and devastating portrait of two people blinded by need and the desire for betterment.

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  • Banishing Verona by Margot Livesey
    Banishing Verona (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    Zeke is twenty-nine and working as a carpenter and painter in London. Verona is thirty-seven, headstrong, and seven months pregnant. When the two meet in a house that Zeke is renovating, they fall in love, only to be separated less than 24 hours later when Verona mysteriously disappears. After much searching, Zeke discovers that Verona has travelled to Boston to help Henry, her brother,...

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  • EVA Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey
    EVA Moves the Furniture (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    On the morning of Eva McEwen's birth, six magpies congregate in the apple tree outside the window--a bad omen, according to Scottish legend. That night, Eva's mother dies, leaving her to be raised by her aunt and heartsick father in their small Scottish town. As a child, Eva is often visited by two companions--a woman and a girl--invisible to everyone else save her. As she grows, their intentions...

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  • The Missing World by Margot Livesey
    The Missing World (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    What if--by a stroke of fortune--you could start afresh, could wipe away that catastrophic blunder in your past? And to what lengths would you go to establish that in fact you'd done nothing wrong at all? After an accident robs Hazel of three years' worth of memory, just such an opportunity is granted to her ex-boyfriend Jonathan. What follows is a brilliant inverted love story: one man's...

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  • Mercury by Margot Livesey
    Mercury (English, Hardback) Margot Livesey

    The family life and security of a Boston optometrist is shattered by his wife's growing obsession with a beautiful thoroughbred horse and her dreams of becoming a serious competitor.

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  • The House on Fortune Street by Margot Livesey
    The House on Fortune Street (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    It seems like mutual good luck for Abigail Taylor and Dara MacLeod when they meet at university and, despite their differences, become fast friends. Years later they remain inseparable: Abigail, the actress, allegedly immune to romance, and Dara, a therapist, throwing herself into relationships with frightening intensity. Now both believe they've found "true love." But luck seems to run out when...

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  • Mercury by Margot Livesey
    Mercury (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    The family life and security of a Boston optometrist is shattered by his wife's growing obsession with a beautiful thoroughbred horse and her dreams of becoming a serious competitor.

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  • The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey
    The Flight of Gemma Hardy (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    The resonant story of a young woman's struggle to take charge of her own future,The Flight of Gemma Hardy is a modern take on a classic story?Charlotte Brontë'sJane Eyre?that will fascinate readers of the Gothic original and fans of modern literary fiction alike, with its lyrical prose, robust characters, and abundant compassion. Set in early 1960s Scotland, this breakout novel from award-winning...

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  • Mercury by Margot Livesey
    Mercury (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    The family life and security of a Boston optometrist is shattered by his wife's growing obsession with a beautiful thoroughbred horse and her dreams of becoming a serious competitor.

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  • The Hidden Machinery by Margot Livesey
    The Hidden Machinery (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    A masterclass for thosewho love reading literature and for those who aspire to write it.

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  • Sudden Rain by Maritta Wolff
    Sudden Rain (English, Paperback) Maritta Wolff

    A final manuscript by the late author of Whistle Stop follows the lives of five disaffected middle-class Los Angeles families in the early 1970s, from a long-time married couple that finds their traditional roles unsatisfying, to an unhappily married woman who stumbles into a fatal accident. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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  • The Linwoods by Catharine Maria Sedgwick
    The Linwoods (English, Paperback) Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Margot Livesey

    A novel of two families wrestling with questions of honor, class, loyalty, democracy, and independence during the American Revolution. In The Linwoods, Catharine Maria Sedgwick illuminates the American character and explores issues of civic virtue and national identity in the early republic, through the lives of two families: the Linwoods, dutiful loyalists, and the Lees, passionate...

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  • The Private Memoirs And Confessions by James Hogg
    The Private Memoirs And Confessions (English, Paperback) James Hogg

    The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner is a startling tale of murder and madness set in a time of troubles like our own. Robert Wringhim is a religious fanatic: one of God's chosen who believes himself free to disregard the strictures of morality?a view in which he is much encouraged by the elusive, peculiarly striking foreigner who becomes his dearest friend. Describing the...

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  • The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey
    The Flight of Gemma Hardy (English, CD-Audio) Margot Livesey

    Fate has not been kind to Gemma Hardy. Orphaned by the age of ten, neglected by a bitter and cruel aunt, sent to a boarding school where she was both servant and student, young Gemma seemed destined for a life of hardship and loneliness. Yet her bright spirit burns strong. Fiercely intelligent, singularly determined, Gemma overcomes each challenge and setback, growing stronger and more certain of...

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  • The House on Fortune Street by Margot Livesey
    The House on Fortune Street (English, Paperback) Margot Livesey

    Forging an unlikely friendship that endures beyond their university years, actress Abigail and therapist Dara encounter challenges in the forms of an anonymous letter and a reconciliation with a distant parent.

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