The Black Moon

A Novel of Cornwall, 1794-1795
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250124921
Category: Fiction
Page: 560
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The stunning fifth novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS. When Ross Poldark’s former beloved gives birth to a son—with his enemy George Warleggan—Ross must face the pain of losing her all over again. But soon they discover her cousin has fallen in love with Ross’s brother-in-law, and the two families become entangled in surprising new ways. As the rivalry between Ross and George reaches new heights, the families must face an uncertain future. Filled with intrigue and secrets, and set against the romantic Cornwall backdrop, Winston Graham's The Black Moon will pull you in to the lives of these two very memorable families.

The Four Swan

TV Tie-In
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781509856961
Category:
Page: 608
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The sixth book in the legendary Poldark saga by Winston Graham.Cornwall 1795-1797. Although Ross Poldark is now something of a war hero and secure in his hard-won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer for his wife Demelza. All four women - the four swans - whose lives touch Ross's face a crisis in these years. For his wife Demelza, his old love Elizabeth, his friend's new wife Caroline, and the unhappy Morwenna Chynoweth, these are times of stress and conflict.

Bella Poldark


Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330524011
Category: Fiction
Page: 554
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Bella Poldark is the twelfth and final novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1818. We continue the tale of Ross and Demelza; of the wayward Valentine Warleggan, whose existence keeps open the old wounds of the feud between Ross and George; of Bella, the Poldarks' youngest daughter, whose precocious talent as a singer is encouraged by her old flame, Christopher Havergal, and by a distinguished French conductor, who has more in mind than Bella's music; of Clowance, the Poldarks' widowed daughter, who considers remarriage to one of two rival suitors; and of a murderer who stalks the villages of west Cornwall.

Jeremy Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402258879
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
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As Seen on Masterpiece on PBS®: Book 3 of the beloved Poldark series Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life in this third novel of the Poldark series. Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm-an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, and despite their stormy marriage, Demelza tries to rally support for her husband, to save him and their family. But there are enemies in plenty who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not the least of which is George Warleggan, the powerful banker whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense and threatens to destroy the Poldarks. And into this setting, Jeremy Poldark, Ross and Demelza's first son, is born... The Poldark series is the masterwork of Winston Graham's life work, evoking the period and people like only he can and creating a work of rich and poor, loss and love, that you will not soon forget.

The Twisted Sword


Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330524178
Category: Fiction
Page: 656
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The Twisted Sword is the eleventh novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1815. Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons – and travel to Paris with his family, as an 'observer' of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls and parties. But the return of Napoleon brings separation, distrust and danger to the Poldarks . . . and always for Demelza there is the shadow of the secret she does not even share with Ross. The Twisted Sword is followed by the eleventh book in the Poldark series, Bella Poldark.

The Stranger From The Sea


Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330523244
Category: Fiction
Page: 512
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The Stranger From the Sea is the eighth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of the stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world – one of both love and danger. The Stranger From The Sea is followed by the ninth book in the Poldark series, The Miller's Dance.

The Angry Tide

A Novel of Cornwall 1798-1799
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250186064
Category: Fiction
Page: 624
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The Angry Tide is the seventh novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS. Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza. His old feud with George Warleggan still flares - as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother. Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their rivalry - and Morwenna and Drake by a tragedy that brings them hope . . . . And with the new century, comes much change in the shocking seventh book of Winston Graham's Poldark series, The Angry Tide.

The Miller's Dance

A Novel of Cornwall, 1812-1813
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 9780330345026
Category: Fiction
Page: 496
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As the armies battle in Spain, and the political situation at home becomes daily more obscure, the Poldark and Warleggan families find themselves thrust into a turbulent new era.

The Loving Cup

A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330523457
Category: Fiction
Page: 590
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The Loving Cup is the tenth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1813. A silver cup lies half-forgotten in a dank cave, amongst a pile of stolen goods. Yet the tiny vessel and its inscription Amor gignit amorem haunts the lives of the still-feuding Poldark and Warleggan families, as Ross, Demelza and the ambitious and powerful Sir George Warleggan watch their children make the decisions that will shape their destinies. In the closing years of the wars against Napoleon, for Jeremy and Clowance, and for arrogant, cynical Valentine Warleggan, these are troubled and momentous times . . . The Loving Cup is followed by the eleventh book in the Poldark series, The Twisted Sword. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, and then a whole lot more.' Guardian

Born of the Sun


Author: Gillian Cross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192751515
Category: Young adult fiction
Page: 241
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Paula is thrilled when her explorer father pulls her out of school to climb the mountains of Peru. But as they penetrate the jungle, her father's decisions no longer seem sound, and their native guide dies as a result. Why won't he turn back?

Demelza

A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402254253
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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As Seen on Masterpiece on PBS®: Book 2 of the beloved Poldark series In the enchanting second novel in Winston Graham's beloved Poldark series, Demelza Carne, an impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground brawl, now happily finds herself his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. As Ross launches into a bitter struggle for the right of the mining communities, Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry (and her husband) place her in increasingly odd and embarrassing situations. When tragedy strikes and sows the seeds of an enduring rivalry between Ross and the powerful George Warleggan, will Demelza manage to bridge their differences before they destroy her and her husband's chance at happiness? Against the stunning backdrop of eighteenth century Cornwall, Demelza sweeps readers into one of the greatest love stories of all time.

The Great Magician of the World


Author: Fran Nuño
Publisher: Cuento de Luz
ISBN: 8415503792
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 24
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A book overflowing with poetry and color, helping us to discover that we live within the most amazing magic show we could ever imagine. Guided Reading Level: M, Lexile Level: 1120L

Angell, Pearl and Little God


Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Boxtree
ISBN: 1743545959
Category: Fiction
Page: 440
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Was it Pearl Friedel’s fault she was beautiful? If she had been plain, William Angell, the self-indulgent solicitor and lover of beautiful things, would never have given her the chance to escape the tedium of everyday life. It was a very satisfactory arrangement – until Little God stepped in. An ambitious boxer with a vicious reputation, he wanted Pearl for himself, no matter what the cost...

Black Moon


Author: Romina Russell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1595147462
Category: Astrology
Page: 416
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Even though the Plenum declares peace in the galaxy, seventeen-year-old Rho continues her search for the master while she reunites with Nishi, who is working with the Tomorrow Party to unify the Houses by colonizing an uninhabited planet, and seeks out information about her Riser mother.

Poldark's Cornwall


Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447299965
Category: Photography
Page: N.A
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A lavishly illustrated companion to Winston Graham's beloved Poldark novels, reissued to coincide with the BBC series based on the novels. Graham's saga of Cornish life in the eighteenth century has enthralled readers throughout the world for seventy years and the wild landscapes that inspired the novels have - even today - remained relatively unchanged. Cornwall then was a perilous world of pirates and shipwrecks: of rugged coast and mysterious smugglers' coves, of windswept moors and picturesque villages such as Boscastle and Port Quin, and of beaches, tin mines and churches. With an introduction by Winston Graham's son, Andrew, and illustrated with stunning photographs, Poldark's Cornwall is a glorious evocation of the land of beauty, excitement, romance and imagination that Graham loved so well.

The Miller's Dance

A Novel of Cornwall 1812-1813
Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330524232
Category: Fiction
Page: 590
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The Miller's Dance is the ninth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1812. At Nampara, the Poldark family finds the new year brings involvement in more than one unexpected venture. For Ross and Demelza there is some surprising - and worrying - news. And Clowance, newly returned from her London triumphs, finds that her entanglement with Stephen Carrington brings not only happiness but heartache. As the armies battle in Spain, and the political situation at home becomes daily more obscure, the Poldark and Warleggan families find themselves thrust into a turbulent new era as complex and changing as the patterns of the Miller's Dance . . . The Miller's Dance is followed by the tenth book in the Poldark series, The Loving Cup. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more' Guardian

Ross Poldark


Author: Winston Graham
Publisher: Collector's Library
ISBN: 9781909621510
Category:
Page: 472
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Returning from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark comes home to Cornwall and to his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict and the girl he loves has become engaged to his cousin. But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home - an act which changes the entire course of his life . . .Ross Poldark is the first novel in Winston Graham's sweeping saga of Cornish life in the eighteenth century. First published in 1945, the 'Poldark' series has twice been adapted for television and has enthralled readers for over seventy years. With an introduction by Liz Fenwick.

Exposed

A Rosato & DiNunzio Novel
Author: Lisa Scottoline
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250099730
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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In this New York Times bestselling novel, a battle for justice pits partner against partner... Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner Bennie Rosato represents the parent company. When she confronts Mary, explaining this is a conflict of interest, an epic battle of wills and legal strategy between the two ensues—ripping the law firm apart, forcing everyone to take sides and turning friend against friend. SOMETIMES LOYALTY CAN BE LETHAL. Praise for Exposed: "Plot twists aplenty raise the stakes." —People Magazine "Exposed is Lisa Scottoline's sweet spot: law, loyalty, trust, and of course, family." —Brad Meltzer "Fastpaced, heart-tugging...readers will enjoy seeing how it all plays out." —Publishers Weekly “A gripping thriller...Exposed wraps up with a demolition-derby doozy of an ending that will leave you shaken." —The Washington Post "The final curtain will find you cheering, and Scottoline will have earned every hurrah." —Kirkus (starred review) "[The Rosato and DiNunzio stories] are always her best works and this newest is the best of the best in this series." —Huffington Post

The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated)

Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 1101887281
Category: Fiction
Page: 608
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Perfect for readers of the bestselling Outlander novels—and don’t miss The Outlandish Companion Volume Two! #1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon has captivated millions of readers with her critically acclaimed Outlander novels, the inspiration for the Starz original series. From the moment Claire Randall stepped through a standing stone circle and was thrown back in time to the year 1743—and into a world that threatens life, limb, loyalty, heart, soul, and everything else Claire has—readers have been hungry to know everything about this world and its inhabitants, particularly a Scottish soldier named Jamie Fraser. In this beautifully illustrated compendium of all things Outlandish, Gabaldon covers the first four novels of the main series, including: • full synopses of Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn • a complete listing of the characters (fictional and historical) in the first four novels in the series, as well as family trees and genealogical notes • a comprehensive glossary and pronunciation guide to Gaelic terms and usage • The Gabaldon Theory of Time Travel, explained • frequently asked questions to the author and her (sometimes surprising) answers • an annotated bibliography • essays about medicine and magic in the eighteenth century, researching historical fiction, creating characters, and more • professionally cast horoscopes for Jamie and Claire • the making of the TV series: how we got there from here, and what happened next (including “My Brief Career as a TV Actor”) • behind-the-scenes photos from the Outlander TV series set For anyone who wants to spend more time with the Outlander characters and the world they inhabit, Diana Gabaldon here opens a door through the standing stones and offers a guided tour of what lies within.