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The Complete Belle Collection
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405928964
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Year: 2016-11-03
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*The bestselling Belle collection now together in one ebook* Belle London, 1910, and the beautiful and innocent Belle Reilly is cruelly snatched from her home and sold to a brothel in New Orleans where she begins her life as a courtesan. Can Belle ever find her way home? The Promise When Belle's husband heads for the trenches of northern France, she volunteers as a Red Cross ambulance driver. There, she is bought face to face with a man from her past who she'd never quite forgotten. Survivor Eighteen-year-old Mari is defiant, selfish and has given up everything in favour of glamorous parties in the West End. But, without warning, the Blitz blows her new life apart. Can Mari learn from her mistakes before it's too late?
Belle. by Lesley Pearse
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241950368
Pages: 624
Year: 2011-02-03
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London 1910 Fifteen year-old Belle has lived in a brothel in Seven Dials all her life, with no understanding of what happens in the rooms upstairs. But her innocence is shattered when she witnesses the murder of one of the girls and, subsequently snatched from the streets by the killer, she is sold into prostitution in Paris. No longer mistress of her own fate, Belle is blown across the globe to sensuous New Orleans where she comes of age and learns to enjoy life as a courtesan. Yet thoughts of home - and the knowledge her status as golden girl cannot last - compel her to break out of her gilded cage. But Belle finds escaping tougher than she imagined, for her life is threatened by desperate men who crave her beauty and attention. Armed only with resourcefulness and spirit, she has a long and dangerous journey ahead of her. Will courage be enough to sustain her? Can she make it back to her family and friends and find her chance at true happiness? Number One bestseller Lesley Pearse has created in Belle a heroine for our times: a strong woman who stands up for right in a world turned bad.
Posters of the Belle Epoque
Author: Jack Rennert
Publisher: Posters Please
ISBN: 0757000649
Pages: 222
Year: 2007-07-01
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The House at Belle Fontaine
Author: Lily Tuck
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802193617
Pages: 160
Year: 2013-04-23
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“Tuck is a genius”—Los Angeles Times Winner of the National Book Award, Lily Tuck follows her critically-acclaimed novel I Married You For Happiness with an elegantly constructed story collection about lives tethered to the past and the unexpected encounters that threaten to unmoor them. The House at Belle Fontaine is at once unexpected and familiar, and wholly memorable for its spare depiction of characters on the brink of transformation. The powerfully intimate stories within The House at Belle Fontaine span the better part of the twentieth century and almost every continent, laying bare apprehensions, passions, secrets, and tragedies that resonate across time and space. In crisp, spare, and penetrating prose, Lily Tuck unveils and suppresses personal truths as her characters navigate exotic locales and immediate emotional territory: an artist learns that her deceased ex-husband had an especially illicit affair seventeen years before his death; a young couple living in Thailand worries about the mental stability of their best friend, a U. S. army captain; on a ship bound for Antarctica, a retired couple strains to hold together their forty-year-old marriage; and a French family flees to Lima in the 1940s with devastating consequences for their daughter’s young nanny. The House at Belle Fontaine reveals the extraordinary in the everyday and the perpetuity of the past. With a deft and expert hand, Tuck excavates the opportunities that arise from loss, and the moments that knock lives into a collision course and an uncertain future.
Princess Mirror-Belle
Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509838732
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Year: 2016-12-29
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From Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, comes Princess Mirror-Belle, the exciting adventures of a mischievous princess. Full of black-and-white illustrations by Lydia Monks, Princess Mirror-Belle is perfect for fans of this bestselling picture-book team who are beginning to read on their own. This bind-up of two fantastic books, Princess Mirror Belle and Princess Mirror Belle and the Party Hoppers, contains six delightful stories that children will come back to again and again. Ellen's life is turned upside down by the hilarious Mirror-Belle, a spirited princess who claims to be from somewhere mysterious and far away. She appears out of mirrors to tell Ellen magical stories and take her on exciting escapades. From battling with Dragon Pox to helping out with the local pantomime, celebrating birthdays, having fun at the fair and starting at a new school, there are always adventures to be had.
The Promise
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0718157044
Pages: 528
Year: 2012-01-19
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London, 1914. Belle Reilly finally has the life she's dreamed of thanks to a devoted husband in Jimmy and the hat shop she's wanted to own since she was a child. But as the storm clouds of World War One begin to gather, Belle's already turbulent life is to change in ways she never imagined possible. When Jimmy enlists in the army and leaves for the battlefields of Ypres, her world is shattered and she realises she can no longer stand by and watch, she must volunteer to help the wounded. But her work as a Red Cross ambulance driver in France throws her into the path of Etienne, the enigmatic man who played a significant role in her childhood, and Belle finds herself torn agonisingly between forbidden passion and loyalty to a good man. But the past returns to haunt her present in other - more unpleasant - ways and Belle's character is put to the test like never before. Can she survive this most brutal of wars with her spirit intact? And will destiny finally lead her to lasting happiness even while war rages all around?
Rebel Belle
Author: Rachel Hawkins
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110160333X
Pages: 352
Year: 2014-04-08
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Harper Price, peerless Southern belle, was born ready for a Homecoming tiara. But after a strange run-in at the dance imbues her with incredible abilities, Harper's destiny takes a turn for the seriously weird. She becomes a Paladin, one of an ancient line of guardians with agility, super strength and lethal fighting instincts. Just when life can't get any more disastrously crazy, Harper finds out who she's charged to protect: David Stark, school reporter, subject of a mysterious prophecy and possibly Harper's least favorite person. But things get complicated when Harper starts falling for him--and discovers that David's own fate could very well be to destroy Earth. With snappy banter, cotillion dresses, non-stop action and a touch of magic, this new young adult series from bestseller Rachel Hawkins is going to make y'all beg for more. “As surprising as it is delicious.”—BCCB, starred review “Fun with a twist of supernatural and Southern charm.” —VOYA “The romance, coming-of-age aspects, and a well-drawn heroine with a crackling wit will lure in readers.” —Booklist
The Twilight Saga Complete Collection
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316182931
Pages: 2752
Year: 2010-11-08
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This stunning set, complete with five editions of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella, makes the perfect gift for fans of the bestselling vampire love story. Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, The Twilight Saga capture the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires.
Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Library
Author: Brittany Rubiano
Publisher: Disney Press
ISBN: 148478099X
Pages: 208
Year: 2017-01-31
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Disney's Belle is one of the best fictional bookworms around. But what exactly is on her reading list? In this unique literary journal, enjoy inspiring quotes from some of Belle's favorite books, as well as her insightful notes and colorful drawings. Includes a forward by noted Disney screenwriter Linda Woolverton.
Dead to Me
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0718181220
Pages: 512
Year: 2016-07-14
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**'Yet another great Lesley Pearse novel' Woman Magazine** **'Full of love, passion and heartbreak' Best** Two very different women, one unlikely friendship. In the chaos of war-torn Britain, can any relationship survive? Dead to Me is a story about loyalty, love and the strength of friendship in the face of adversity, from international number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse. Spring 1935. Two girls meet by chance on Hampstead Heath. To an outsider, they could not appear more different. Verity is well-mannered and smartly dressed, living with her parents in a beautiful house close to the heath. Ruby is dishevelled and grubby, used to a life of squalor where she is forced to steal to survive. Yet there's an instant affinity between them, and when their fortunes are shockingly reversed, it is the strength of their friendship that keeps them resilient to the challenges and hardships they face. As Britain prepares for war, Ruby finds herself in Devon with the world at her feet and enjoying her first taste of romance. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away, Verity is forced to leave behind everything she has ever known and a shadow from the past threatens her chances of a new beginning. But through it all, the girls are always there for each other. Until the day Verity does the one thing that will break Ruby's heart. In a country torn apart by fighting, will Verity and Ruby survive long enough to find a way back to each other? Or do some betrayals go with you to the grave . . .? Praise for Lesley Pearse 'Epic romantic drama set in post-war London' Heat Magazine 'A heart-warming and evocative tale that is a real delight to read' Sun 'A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers' Daily Mail 'Must have' Sunday Express 'Evocative, compelling, told from the heart' Sunday Express 'Utterly riveting, brilliant' Closer 'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home 'This gripping tale of war and friendship is perfect for a long day of beach reading.' Marie Claire
Belle Sauvage
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0375815309
Pages: 464
Year: 2017
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Shares the story of how Lyra Belacqua and her daemon Pantalaimon came to be living at Jordan College.
Animal Stackers
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Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 0786818344
Pages: 40
Year: 2005-03-28
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A collection of poetry where young readers can use the first letter of each line of verse in a poem to spell out the name of a particular animal.
Disney Princess Collection
Author: Disney Book Group
Publisher: Disney Press
ISBN: 1423122607
Pages: 304
Year: 2009-12-22
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From Cinderella to Belle, the third edition of the popular Disney Princess Collection is filled with engaging stories about the most popular princesses. This bestselling storybook features a dazzling new cover and new stories featuring Snow White, Jasmine, and more. Add to that over 250 beautiful illustrations and gilded pages, and you've got the perfect gift for little girls.
Absinthe Antiques
Author: S. B. MacDonald
Publisher: Infinity Publishing
ISBN: 074149843X
Pages: 221
Year: 2013-02-01
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Absinthe Antiques; A collection from la Belle poque features a wide range of pieces utilized in the serving of the famed spirit, absinthe. These lovely antiques evoke a time of beauty, new technologies and changing culture, France's la Belle poque. As you journey through these pages, you'll relive this magical time. Spoons, glasses, carafes, pitchers, saucers, art, postcards, and absinthe-related accessories are shown in detailed photographs. Many pieces are presented actual-size, or larger. Lovers of absinthe, and antiques in general, will enjoy these elegant survivors of time. This revised edition features new chapters, and a complete French translation.
Survivor
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Michael Joseph
ISBN: 0718159055
Pages: 535
Year: 2014
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Lesley Pearse returns with Survivor, the stunning third instalment in the Belle series. 1938. Mariette Carrera is a defiant and strong-willed seventeen-year-old. Her doting parents, Belle and Etienne, fear for her reputation in their small, gossipy New Zealand hometown. So, with the world on the brink of war, Mari leaves home on the SS Rimutaka, bound for London. Armed with the freedom she's longed for since childhood, Mari quickly falls for Morgan, the handsome cockney steward on board ship. But once she reaches London, there are other temptations. Mari loves her new life, sophisticated friends and adoring aunt and uncle. Caught up in a whirl of dances and parties in the flittering West End, and earning her own money as a typist, finally she feels she is mistress of her own future. Until it is all snatched away by the war. As London endures the blitz, Mari's new life is blown apart. Forced from her loving new home, she ends up alone in the East End, worlds away from the glamorous London she knows. But there, amidst the destruction and despair, she finds the chance to make a difference. the only way that Mari can survive this war is to fight, with all the strength, selflessness and compassion with her . . . and only then will she find true happiness. Because Mari is a survivor . . . Praise for Lesley Pearse 'Glorious, heart-warming.' Woman & Home 'A truly compelling, beautifully written story of hope, courage and survival.' Closer lesleypearse.com