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  • A Light on the Veranda
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    January 16, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A Light on the Veranda

    Daphne Duvallon had been raised in the south but was the harpist in an orchestra in New York when her brother called her. He was getting married on the weekend and wanted her to be in the wedding party. Daphne...

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  • A Race to Splendor
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    January 16, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A Race to Splendor

    It was rather unusual in the early 1900s to find a woman with architectural training. To find two of them, therefore was indeed unique. Amelia Hunter Bradshaw had just returned to San Francisco after graduating from an architectural course in...

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  • The Litigators
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    June 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Litigators

    Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are lawyers who have been running an "ambulance chasing" law firm for a number of years. Neither of them is happy with their personal lives or careers. Oscar is married to a woman who no...

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  • The Perfect Christmas
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    June 26, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Perfect Christmas

    Debbie Macomber has been dubbed the "Official Storyteller of Christmas". She is also a number one New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author. "the Perfect Christmas" is a fictional story that is supplemented by a bonus story entitled "Can...

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  • Learning to Love
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    June 6, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Learning to Love

    Debbie Macomber is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author who has written more than two dozen fictional books. This one, "Learning to Love" actually consists of two stories that she wrote early in her career and then...

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  • Full House
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    February 28, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Full House

    Janet Evanovich wrote Full House in 1989. Her fans wanted to see what some of her earlier work was like and so she asked Charlotte Hughes to help her enlarge and enhance the book. They published the revised copy in...

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  • Matchmaker
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    February 28, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Matchmaker

    Dabney Kimball Beech was always very popular and loved to live in Nantucket. She grew up with her father who was a policeman because her mother had abandoned Dabney and her father in a planned but strange manner when Dabney...

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  • Olive Kitteridge
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    November 22, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Olive Kitteridge

    This book is a Pulitzer Prize winner by best-selling author Elizabeth Strout. The fictional tale has Olive Kitteridge as the main character. She is a retired schoolteacher who lives in Maine with her husband. Because she had been a math...

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  • The Heist
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    November 22, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Heist

    Kate O'Hare is a very well-trained FBI special agent who works in the area of international crime. She worked hard to develop her skills and reach a point where she could do her job with expertise. Kate is thrilled when,...

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  • Takedown Twenty
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    November 1, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Takedown Twenty

    Stephanie Plum works as a bounty hunter for her cousin Vinnie. She isn't very good at her job and often ends up in ridiculous situations. When she needs help, she often turns to Lula the woman who used to be...

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  • Rebecca
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    October 20, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Rebecca

    Daphne Du Maurier lived most of her life in Cornwall, England. She first published "Rebecca" in 1938 which is part of a very long list of novels, short stories, plays and biographies that she has written. This fictional tale begins...

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  • Explosive Eighteen
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    June 6, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Explosive Eighteen

    Stephanie Plum was a lingerie purchaser but when she lost her job, she was desperate. There were bills to pay and she couldn't seem to find a job that was suitable. So, she went to see her cousin Vinnie who...

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