An Appetite for Violets

An Appetite for Violets by Martine Bailey

Martine Bailey's novel opens a window into the fascinating lives of servants, while also delivering a suspenseful tale of obsession and betrayal.

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A Taste for Nightshade

A Taste for Nightshade by Martine Bailey

A Taste for Nightshade is a thrilling historical novel that combines recipes, mystery and a dark struggle between two desperate women, sure to appeal to fans of Sarah Waters and Carolly Erickson.

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The Penny Heart

The Penny Heart by Martine Bailey

But when Grace takes on a new cook, the two penny heart love tokens reveal she is tied to a world she didn't know existed ... A world of deceit, double-crossing, revenge and murder.

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A Violet Season

A Violet Season by Kathy Leonard Czepiel

A Violet Season is the story of an unforgettable mother-daughter journey in a time when women were just waking to their own power and independence.

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A Memory of Violets

A Memory of Violets by Hazel Gaynor

Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. This is the story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences.

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Rare Objects

Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

This novel turns like the delicate ballerina on a music box; rich in detail, you can’t take your eyes off of her, and like Maeve, you shouldn’t, as there is much to savor in the dance.”—Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling ...

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Told with wit and grace, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is a remarkable journey of survival and resilience, showing us how a small part of the natural world illuminates our own human existence and provides an appreciation of what it means ...

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The Clandestine Cake Club  A Year of Cake

The Clandestine Cake Club A Year of Cake by Lynn Hill

Accompanied by gorgeously styled photographs, this book gives every cake-lover a reason to celebrate.

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Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale

Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale by Alice Kuipers

Violet and Victor work together to write a truly enchanted tale!

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All the King s Men

All the King s Men by Robert Penn Warren

Polk presents the novel as it was originally written, revealing even greater energy, excitement, complexity, and subtlety of character in this landmark of letters. "[Polk] should be commended for this restored edition of Warren's great ...

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The Last Midwife

The Last Midwife by Sandra Dallas

SANDRA DALLAS is the author of fourteen novels, including A Quilt for Christmas, Fallen Women, True Sisters, The Bride's House, Whiter Than Snow, Prayers for Sale, Tallgrass and New Mercies.

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Risking it All

Risking it All by Tessa Bailey

Each book in the Crossing the Lines series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order.

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Open me carefully

Open me carefully by Emily Dickinson

Presents selections from Emily Dickinson's thirty-six year correspondence to her sister-in-law Susan Huntington Dickinson

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Violet Wings

Violet Wings by Victoria Hanley

And those dangers that were once a world away are suddenly much closer than she thinks . . . Enchanting and magical, Violet Wings is a perfect story about forbidden friendship and spellbinding fey secrets.

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Cooking with Shakespeare

Cooking with Shakespeare by Mark Steven Morton

Presents an overview of British dining customs, eating habits, and table manners in Shakespeare's time, along with original recipes and a revised version of each recipe for modern cooking.

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Appetite for Life

Appetite for Life by Noel Riley Fitch

In this fertile pocket, flowers bloomed year-round and the mimosa and violets
perfumed the air. They had thought of building in Maine or California, but
Provence was in sunny France, she was the French Chef, and Simca was next

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An appetite for restoration

An appetite for restoration by Cynthia A. Harrington

In rosette form, it may appear similar to violets (Viola spp.) or ground-ivy, also
known as creeping charlie (Glechoma hederacea) (University of Wisconsin-
Extension 2000). Other, less common species that appear similar in the rosette
form ...

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