Category: Romance


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The Song of Songs

By: Aleichem, Shalom; Leviant, Curt (translated by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003425

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Shalom Aleichem was called "The Yiddish Mark Twain" long before his stories about Teyva the milkman were transmuted into Fiddler on the Roof but he wrote only one love story: The Song of Songs - now published for the first time in book form. With its echoes of its biblical ancestor, this is the most beautiful love story in Yiddish literature. Told in four parts beginning in the 19th century, beautifully written and translated, framed by the periodic cycle of the ... View more info


By: Austen, Jane

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 003345

Condition: Very Good

This is a very nice edition of Emma, complete with slipcase. Beautifully illustrated in color, this is a comic novel about the perils of misconstrued romance. The author creates a lively 'comedy of manners' among her characters. Her fourth novel, originally published in 1815. 428 pages, the binding is cloth and in fine condition. The spine has lettering in gold along with a head view of Emma; these have some scratches on them. The slipcase is light brown with no decorati... View more info

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The Heart of a Child

By: Bottome, Phyllis

Price: $7.36

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1940

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 004321


Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

This story takes place in a little mountain village in the Tirol. It is a story of a village and it's people, and in it is a spirit which goes far beyond the confines of the narrative itself. The jacket is fair, with some small chips andl tears, but the bottom where a drawing of the characters show up is very good. The spine has a horizontal and vertical tear; all are repaired properly. Binding is very good, very slight lightening at the top edge. Illustrations throughou... View more info

Isle of Demons

By: Bowman, John Clarke

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, NY, Dial Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003775

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

This story takes place in 16th century Canada. Maps, in French, are on inside of front and back covers. Top of pages stained yellow, matching the yellow binding. Very light wear to the spine ends, wear to the corners of the front board. There is a very small indentation on the bottom edge of the front board. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Queen's Dwarf

By: Chase, Ella March

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004396

ISBN: 1250006295

Condition: New in New dust jacket

The jacket has a 1/2" light scratch on the front near the bottom. The back has a wrinkle at the bottom edge. The jacket also has a tiny, repaired tear in the gutter. ; This book is full of vibrant period detail and is a thrilling and evocative portrait of an intriguing era. It's 1629, and King Charles I and his French Queen, Henrietta Maria, have reigned in England for less than three years. Young dwarf Jeffrey Hudson is swept away from a village shambles and dropped... View more info

Iolani; Or, Tahiti As it Was

By: Collins, Wilkie; Nadel, Ira B. , Introduced by

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003473

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Written 150 years ago, never published and assumed lost for nearly a century, Wilkie Collin's earliest novel now appears in print for the first time. Iolani is a sensational romance - a tale of terror and suspense, bravery and betrayal, set against the lush backdrop of Tahiti. The book's complicated history is worthy of a writer famous for intricate plots hinging on long-kept secrets. Collins wrote the book as a young man in the early 1840s, twenty years before The Moons... View more info

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Thelma A Society Novel

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Federal Book Co.: 1887

Edition: Unknown; Unknown

Seller ID: 4358

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Marie Corelli was a British novelist who was extremely popular from the 1880s up to World War I. Her writing was often considered melodramatic by less popular authors. This novel takes place in Europe, and consists of three "books" which are The Land of the Midnight Sun (Norway) , The Land of Mockery, and The Land of the Long Shadow. Her books often contain mystical ideas of astral projection and reincarnation (Wikipedia). The boards are green cloth with a decorative fro... View more info

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Like Water for Chocolate : a Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Doubleday Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 000779

ISBN: 0385420161

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

The narrator's great-aunt Tita is the youngest of three daughters born to Mama Elena, the tyrannical owner the the De la Garza ranch. While still in her mother's womb, she wept so violently - as her mother chopped onions - that she caused Mama Elena to begin early labor; and Tita slipped out in the middle of the kitchen table, amid the spices and fixings for noodle soup. This early encounter with food soon became a way of life, and Tita grew up to be a master chef. Each ... View more info

Humor from Harpers

By: Fischer, John; Donaldson, Lucy (edited by) Nash, Ogden (Foreward by)

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000130

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

A compilation of stories previously published in the magazine Harpers. Includes short stories by such authors as Mark Twain, E. B. White, Jean Kerr, James Thurber, A. B. Guthrie, Jr. , Shirley Jackson, John Updike and many others. 304 pages including index; no marks or tears noted. The medium green cloth binding has a spot on the front that is much lighter than the rest. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Odds on Love

By: Greig, Maysie

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Triangle Books: 1946

Seller ID: 001185

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Tony staked his love on a dark horse. And the outcome of a race was to decide the lovers' fate. Book #71. The cloth binding is blue. The DJ has a new acrylic cover, but the DJ has minor wear at the top front with 1 tiny tear, a few chips at the top spine, a 1/2" tear at the back spine and another tiny tear on the back. The bottom front has tiny chips and is a bit worn. The vertical on the front spine is also somewhat worn, with the bottom corner worn away. Spine bott... View more info

Salomy Jane's Kiss: Photoplay Edition

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Seller ID: 001110

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

The story is of a family moving to California, hoping to become rich in gold, as they had heard fantastic stories of people becoming wealthy overnight. They came from Kentucky, and were also drawn to the pasture lands where money could be made raising cattle. This is the photo play edition, which has been revised and enlarged from the original. When writing the photo play version many additional incidents were introduced which could not be found in the original book. Alt... View more info

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The Empress of the Splendid Season

By: Hijuelos, Óscar

Price: $6.46

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Harpercollins Publishers Canada, Limited: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000915

ISBN: 0060175702

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

This is the story of Lydia Espana, a beautiful and formerly prosperous emigre from pre-Castro Cuba, who becomes a cleaning lady in New York. She falls in love with Raul, a waiter. One night in a Manhattan ballroom, Raul proposes marriage, for Lydia is his "empress of the most beautiful and splendid season, which is love. " A life of promise is disrupted when Raul falls ill and Lydia, finding employment as a domestic, becomes the head of the family. Throughout thi... View more info

Nothing so Strange

By: Hilton, James

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company: 1947

Seller ID: N-08006

Condition: Very Good

Binding is very good; only slight wear on edges. Binding is tight. The pages are somewhat tanned, but otherwise fine. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Easy Silence

By: Huth, Angela

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001201

ISBN: 0312268122

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

The Handles have one of those quiet suburban marriages that has ticked along for decades without anything very momentous happening. He is a distinguished violinist, and she is a watercolor artist. The two spend each day in their respective corners of the house, and they even take careful steps to prevent a chance encounter. But their routine is suddenly yanked away by the winds of change. When the long-serving viola player resigns, the quartet hires Bonnie, a brilliant y... View more info

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The Girls : a Novel

By: Kagan, Elaine

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1994

Edition: not specified>

Seller ID: 001057

ISBN: 0679433953

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

A compelling novel about six women, best friends since high school, now in their forties and still "the girls. " They've been close to each other forever. They've known each other's boyfriends and husbands-to-be, and shared in each other's most important moments. And then on an ordinary day, one of their marriages violently crashes. Jessie Chickery shoots the husband she's always been obsessively in love with: Pete, the most irresistible guy in town, a womanizer,... View more info

The Dowry a Novel of Ireland

By: Keady, Walter

Price: $12.42

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2007

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 003433

Condition: New in New dust jacket

In 1946 rural Ireland, Brideen Conway has her heart set on Kieran McDermot, but the couple can't afford to marry and Kieran's father won't pass down the family farm. Wealthy pub owner Austin Glynn has more than enough money to offer a substantial dowry if someone would take an interest in his daughter, Aideen; Kieran's feckless older brother Martin volunteers to take Aideen's hand, but disappears after his proposal and is thought dead. The parish priest Fr. Donovan plots... View more info

Love Stories of Edison

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $10.15

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus And Company: 1950

Seller ID: 001227

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

This anthology of the writer's short stories includes such titles as The Lady and the Tiger, Masks Off, Love is Strange Magic, Red Headed Sahib, Mercy Killing, The Double Cross, The Elephant Remembers, and so forth. His are adventurous love stories, originally copyrighted in 1933. The bright red heavy cover has a heart on the spine that can easily be taken off. The first few pages of the book have stamps from the library and a library envelope. There is also a stamp at t... View more info

Princess in Amber

By: Mayerson, Evelyn Wilde

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002931

ISBN: 0385179952

Condition: As New in Good dust jacket

Princess Beatrice, the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria, was, at twenty-seven, a virtual prisoner behind the palace walls. Her widowed mother was solitary sovereign of a great empire - and the harsh obedience she demanded of her court, she demanded also of her child. For Beatrice, this meant a life of sacrifice and servitude. A lonely Life that could never be her own, until she met Prince Henry of Battenberg. A handsome and worldly man, he stirred Beatrice's passions ... View more info

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Behind Closed Doors

By: McKenna, Shannon

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Kensington Publishing Corporation: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001053

ISBN: 0758203187

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Surveillance expert Seth Mackey knows everything about the women that his millionaire boss toys with - and tosses aside. Raine knows she's being watched - but no one can see the secrets in her heart. She has reasons of her own to seek revenge on Victor Lazar, and she will, despite her fear - and the distracting presence of Seth Mackey. 379 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Two Women, Two Worlds

By: Mirvish, Robert F.

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, William Sloan Associates: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003456

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

In this, one of Robert Mirvish's finest novels, he has again utilized his knowledge of and feeling for the sea, and written an exceptional love story - by turns rough and tender, serene and violent, like the sea itself. When Steen Carton, a sailor on leave in Baltimore, meets Anita Corbit, a waitress on the Mariner's Bay. She was a young woman well acquainted with cold, hunger, and poverty. The attraction between the two was immediate, yet Anita's past experiences had ma... View more info

It Can Never Happen Again

By: Morgan, William De

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001893

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

This book has 53 chapters, each with a short synopsis at the beginning, and in the Table of Contents. At the end there is a note entitled "The Author to His Readers Only" which involves his age. 688 pages, with an additional 4 pages of advertising. The binding is attractive, red with vertical vines of red roses against a greenish-grey background, which extends to the spine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Serenity Bay

By: Nordberg, Bette

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Bethany House Publishers: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001274

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Life on the quaint island of Serenity Bay in Puget Sound is peaceful and quiet, and Patricia Koehler appears to have everything she could ever want in her husband and two young children. But Patricia is a battered wife - a secret she feels she can share with no one; her children are also in danger. Then she meets her lifeline in Susan - a Christian woman with a heart even larger than her love of life. When Patricia's five year old daughter is hospitalized, she knows she ... View more info

You Can't Have Everything

By: Norris, Kathleen

Price: $5.52

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son, Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: 000306

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

A happy story! This book is about your typical boy wants girl and both are part of a group of youngsters, girl is nice to boy but no romance until further into the book, when things begin rolling. The binding has slight wear at bottom two corners and a small spot on the page edges - does not go through to the pages. 332 pages, no spots or tears. The binding is deep blue cloth with the title and author in gold on the spine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Angel of Light

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $7.36

Publisher: E. P. Dutton: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-15001

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Binding is fine, tan with a lighter cloth spine; gold lettering. Inside front has an impression from a private library. 434 pages, fine, no marks. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Now You See Her

By: Otto, Whitney

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U. S. A., Ballantine Books: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 001994

ISBN: 0345378261

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

[This] gradually, even magically, unfolds to yield another of Otto's intricate, intimate tapestries. " - Publishers Weekly. Kiki Shaw, a game show question writer, is about to turn forty. She doesn't mind that, except that she's also disappearing. Part of her that were always there are vanishing, and no one seems to notice. As she contemplates this experience, Kiki makes certain discoveries about her life and those of the women closest to her. Perhaps they will all e... View more info