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Imagine Anne Rice being
trampled by the cast of Are you being Served?
Joelle Lachance works with the terminally banal. That is, she
runs the Health Food Shop at Weatherstons Department
Store. Patriarchy, incompetence, lowbrow politics? All in a
day's work–until Maximillien Lambert darkens her door.
Max is tall, pale, and colder than burial ground in January. He
owns Weatherstons' new Cyber Café, but he's far more
interested in Joelle than he is in hard drives. When Joelle
starts having nightmares, she's sure Max has something to do
with it. Hardware Manager Geraint McKellar is suspicious, too:
why is Max offering meditation lessons to Weatherson staff?
After all, the guy's more like the Grim Reaper's better-dressed
brother than Mahatma Gandhi...
In 1897, the growing women's rights movement marches valiantly
toward the 20th century. But for Emma Brandenberg, the
well-educated, much-younger wife of a popular Massachusetts mayor,
equality seems a far cry from her stifling, often-violent
marriage. During her darkest moments, she meets Freddie Ash, a
nomadic ladies' hatmaker known for his own contributions toward
female liberation--specifically, sexual liberation. With
the brazen and beguiling hatmaker's help, Emma soon embarks upon
an unforgettable journey toward love, independence, and
fulfillment that will transform the lives of all around her...
After her closest
friend, Meg, suffers a heartbreaking miscarriage,
seventeenth-century cunning woman Phoebe uses her knowledge from
her visit to the twenty-first century to save Meg from blood
loss. As Phoebe's husband Wind Talker recovers from donating his
blood, she has a vision of him vanishing before her eyes,
driving fear into her heart.
Haunted by the massacre of his tribe, Wind Talker becomes a liaison
between the Native people and the English. His negotiations backfire
when he is captured by the colonists and sentenced to die.
Phoebe and Wind Talker separately enter the misty world of
“the dreaming” for answers, but their journey leads them
through a turbulent circle in time. Are they destined to repeat the
past? Or can time be changed?
Circle in Time is the third book in the Dreaming
series, following the award-winning Walks Through
Mist and Wind Talker.
"A meticulously documented and gut-wrenching account
of the gratuitous acts of violence against women's bodies, black and white, slave and free, young
and old... A major work of scholarship that was long overdue, and that all historians should be
—Susan Brownmiller, author, Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape.
Witch trials in
Virginia? Salem wasn't the first...
Psychologist Shae Howard treats a patient who claims to recall nothing of
the current century. Under hypnosis, Phoebe Wynne tells an astonishing
tale of an ocean crossing to Colonial Jamestown, followed by near
starvation and a daring escape to a nearby Indian tribe.
Although Shae's ex-husband, seasoned police detective Lee Crowley, is
intrigued by Phoebe's story, he remains skeptical regarding her claim that
she's from the seventeenth century. A Native American himself, he does,
however, admit to feeling a kinship with Phoebe. How is it that she seems
to understand his pain and anger at being caught between two cultures?
Phoebe shows Lee "the dreaming," which reveals a misty world where the
Powhatan people and Colonial Jamestown come to life... and connects
him to his own past. Is Phoebe delusional? A witch? Or has she indeed
traveled through time?
Seasoned police detective
Lee Crowley investigates the scene of a partially buried
skeleton. A forensic anthropologist determines the remains to be
over 200 years old. Reconstruction of the face verifies the
skeleton to be Native American—and a mirror image of
Lee's wife Phoebe is a cunning woman from the seventeenth
century. She guides him through the misty world of “the
dreaming.” She gives him an arrowhead made by his long dead
father, and Lee is haunted by his mother's murder. Will the series
of strange events connect him with his past? Or will he discover
the skeleton was in fact—himself?
Wind Talker is the sequel to the
award-winning Walks Through Mist, the first book
in The Dreaming series.
Plantation Poplar Ridge is sprawling, secluded, and
foreboding. Chris Olson is immediately swept into its somber
history and an inexplicable, electrifying passion for Geoff
Cameron, her best friend's brother. Dreams of a Confederate
soldier who strongly resembles Geoff and a haunting one-eyed scout
cloud her mind further.
Through the eyes of the long-dead Margaret, Chris witnesses
mysterious events shrouded in the conflict of the Civil War, until
little by little, she uncovers Margaret's dark and terrible
secret--and Geoff's connection to the enchanting woman from the
On the Virginia
Plantation Poplar Ridge, seven-year-old Sarah witnesses the
murder of her father Geoff Cameron. Sarah refuses to speak, and
drawings of her father's death become her only means of
communication—until she reveals that Geoff continues to
read her stories. Are the ghostly whispers a figment of a
bereaved little girl's imagination, or can Sarah really speak to
The search for answers leads Sarah's mother, Chris, on a
whirlwind journey through time. In the age of Reconstruction,
Chris must unravel the web that binds Geoff's murder to the
violent demise of his ancestor George Cameron. She leaves a diary
for Geoff, hoping to break the chain of tragic events, only to
find that Sarah holds the link between the worlds of the living
and the dead.
Whispers Through Time is the sequel to the award-winning
Whispers from the Grave.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, Amanda Graham's husband dies a
hero's death. Left with no source of income, she smuggles medical
supplies for Lieutenant Colonel William Jackson and the
Confederacy. Although a rogue, Wil is a man of courage and
fiercely loyal to Amanda. Lieutenant Samuel Prescott, a soldier
of honor and former comrade before the war, fights for the
Union. As opposing forces move into Virginia, Sam clashes with Wil
on more than the battlefield, when both men fall in love with
Amanda. Torn by grief and loyalty, Amanda struggles with the harsh
reality that her way of life has been altered forever by the
Promise & Honor is the first volume of a
trilogy; Honor & Glory is
the second installment, and Glory & Promise
is the final book.
In the devastating aftermath of the clash at Fredericksburg,
opposing armies lie in wait for the spring campaign on the banks
of the Rappahannock River. Two resourceful sisters are swept into
the maelstrom--widening an ever-growing rift between family and
loyalties. Betrothed to Major Samuel Prescott, Amanda sympathizes
with the Union, while Alice struggles to find it within her heart
to forgive the Northern forces that nearly destroyed her home. To
make ends meet, she resorts to smuggling medical supplies for the
Confederacy and falls in love with Amanda's former beau, Colonel
William Jackson. Will the sisters follow a treacherous path to
bloody justice? Or unsung glory?
Honor & Glory is the sequel to Kim Murphy's
debut novel, Promise &
Honor and is the second book in a Civil War trilogy; Glory & Promise is the final book.
Promise is the triumphant conclusion to Kim Murphy's
acclaimed Civil War saga. Occupied by Union forces, Fredericksburg
lies in ruins. After four years of devastating conflict, two
sisters are plunged into the turbulent world of the war's
aftermath. Married to Colonel Samuel Prescott, Amanda struggles to
maintain harmony in her home life, while Sam strives for order in
the newly reunited country. But Alice has wed Amanda's former
beau, William Jackson. With the demise of the Confederacy, Wil has
lost his command and must finally face the haunting truth about
his past. The guns on the battlefield have been silenced, but war
rages within all of their hearts, ready to explode.
The first two books in the trilogy are Promise
& Honor and Honor &