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The Last Time They Met: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2002

Seller ID: 49237

ISBN: 0316781266

Condition: Used - Good


From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds them fatefully together, this hypnotically compelling novel unfolds a tale of intense passion, drama, and suspense. The Last Time They Met is a singularly ambitious and accomplished work by one of today's most widely celebrated novelists. View more info

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Rescue: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: June 2011

Seller ID: 84073

ISBN: 0316020737

Condition: Used - Good


Peter Webster is a rookie paramedic when he pulls a young woman out of a car wreck that should have killed her. Sheila Arsenault haunts his thoughts, and despite his misgivings Peter is soon embroiled in an intense love affair--and in Sheila's troubled world."" Eighteen years later, Sheila is long gone and Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering dangerously off course, and for the first time in their quiet life together Peter fears for her future. He seeks out the only person who may be able to help Rowan, although Sheila's return is sure to unleash all the ques... View more info

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A Change in Altitude: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: May 2010

Seller ID: 85900

ISBN: 0316020710

Condition: Used - Good


Margaret and Patrick have been married just a few months when they set off on what they hope will be a great adventure-a year living in Kenya. Margaret quickly realizes there is a great deal she doesn't know about the complex mores of her new home, and about her own husband. A British couple invites the newlyweds to join on a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and they eagerly agree. But during their harrowing ascent, a horrific accident occurs. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the mountain and how these events have transformed her and her... View more info

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All He Ever Wanted: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2004

Seller ID: 96169

ISBN: 0316735736

Condition: Used - Good


"A marriage is always two intersecting stories." This realization comes perhaps too late to the husband of Etna Bliss-a man whose obsession with his young wife begins at the moment of their first meeting, as he helps Etna and her companions escape from a fire in a hotel restaurant, and culminates in a marriage doomed by secrets and betrayal. Written with the intelligence and grace that are the hallmarks of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, this gripping tale of desire, jealousy, and loss is peopled by unforgettable characters as real as the emotions that bring them together. View more info

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The Weight of Water

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 1998

Seller ID: 36191

ISBN: 0316780375

Condition: Used - Good


"I wonder this: If you take a woman and push her to the edge, how will she behave?" The question is posed by Jean, a photographer, who arrives on Smuttynose Island, off the coast of New Hampshire, to research a century-old crime. As she immerses herself in the details of the case--an outburst of passion that resulted in the deaths of two women--Jean herself enters precarious emotional territory. The suspicion that her husband is having an affair burgeons into jealousy and distrust, and ultimately propels Jean to the verge of actions she had not known herself capable of--actions with horrific c... View more info

Fortune's Rocks: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: November 2002

Seller ID: 42880

ISBN: 0316734837

Condition: Used - Good


Everywhere hailed for its emotional intensity and unflagging narrative momentum, this magnificent novel transports us to the turn of the twentieth century, to the world of a prominent Boston family summering on the New Hampshire coast, and to the social orbit of a spirited young woman who falls into a passionate, illicit affair with an older man, with cataclysmic results. View more info

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Light on Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: September 2005

Seller ID: 83215

ISBN: 0316010677

Condition: Used - Acceptable


What makes a family? That's what twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father discover a wailing abandoned baby in the snow-filled woods near their New Hampshire home. Through the days that follow, the Dillons and an unexpected visitor who soon turns up at their door-a young woman evidently haunted by her own terrible choices-face a thicket of decisions, each seeming to carry equal possibilities of heartbreak and redemption. Writing with all the emotional resonance that has drawn millions of readers around the world to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow... View more info

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Rescue: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: June 2011

Seller ID: 94872

ISBN: 0316020737

Condition: Used - Good


Peter Webster is a rookie paramedic when he pulls a young woman out of a car wreck that should have killed her. Sheila Arsenault haunts his thoughts, and despite his misgivings Peter is soon embroiled in an intense love affair--and in Sheila's troubled world."" Eighteen years later, Sheila is long gone and Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering dangerously off course, and for the first time in their quiet life together Peter fears for her future. He seeks out the only person who may be able to help Rowan, although Sheila's return is sure to unleash all the ques... View more info

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Stella Bain

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: November 2013

Seller ID: 111731

ISBN: 0316098868

Condition: Used - Good


An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes u... View more info

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Sea Glass: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2003

Seller ID: 71674

ISBN: 0316089699

Condition: Used - Good


With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of a pair of young newlyweds who, setting out to build a life together in a derelict beach house on the Atlantic coast, soon discover how threatening the world outside their front door can be. View more info

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Testimony: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: May 2009

Seller ID: 118975

ISBN: 0316067342

Condition: Used - Good


At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment. Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve delivers in TESTIMONY a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly""explor... View more info

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Sea Glass: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2003

Seller ID: 62790

ISBN: 0316089699

Condition: Used - Good


With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of a pair of young newlyweds who, setting out to build a life together in a derelict beach house on the Atlantic coast, soon discover how threatening the world outside their front door can be. View more info

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The Last Time They Met: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2002

Seller ID: 123337

ISBN: 0316781266

Condition: Used - Acceptable


From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds them fatefully together, this hypnotically compelling novel unfolds a tale of intense passion, drama, and suspense. The Last Time They Met is a singularly ambitious and accomplished work by one of today's most widely celebrated novelists. View more info

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Light on Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: September 2005

Seller ID: 124097

ISBN: 0316010677

Condition: Used - Acceptable


What makes a family? That's what twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father discover a wailing abandoned baby in the snow-filled woods near their New Hampshire home. Through the days that follow, the Dillons and an unexpected visitor who soon turns up at their door-a young woman evidently haunted by her own terrible choices-face a thicket of decisions, each seeming to carry equal possibilities of heartbreak and redemption. Writing with all the emotional resonance that has drawn millions of readers around the world to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow... View more info

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The Weight of Water

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: March 2001

Seller ID: 125718

ISBN: 0316782505

Condition: Used - Good


"I wonder this: If you take a woman and push her to the edge, how will she behave?" The question is posed by Jean, a photographer, who arrives on Smuttynose Island, off the coast of New Hampshire, to research a century-old crime. As she immerses herself in the details of the case--an outburst of passion that resulted in the deaths of two women--Jean herself enters precarious emotional territory. The suspicion that her husband is having an affair burgeons into jealousy and distrust, and ultimately propels Jean to the verge of actions she had not known herself capable of--actions with horrific c... View more info

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Sea Glass: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2003

Seller ID: 48718

ISBN: 0316089699

Condition: Used - Good


With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of a pair of young newlyweds who, setting out to build a life together in a derelict beach house on the Atlantic coast, soon discover how threatening the world outside their front door can be. View more info

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Light on Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: October 2004

Seller ID: 76984

ISBN: 0316781487

Condition: Used - Good


- More than seven million Anita Shreve novels have been sold in the US alone.- Novels by Anita Shreve have a huge presence in stores, homes, and readers' lives. All He Ever Wanted appeared on the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal bestseller lists and has sold more than half a million copies in hardcover and paperback combined. In 2002, Sea Glass spent five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has nearly 700,000 combined copies sold. View more info

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Where or When : A Novel

By: Anita Shreve, Virginia Barber

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harvest Books: May 1999

Seller ID: 65879

ISBN: 0156006529

Condition: Used - Good


Leafing through his newspaper's literary supplement one day, Charles Callahan, a middle-aged insurance broker, spots a photograph of his first love, Sian Richards. Married, faithfully if not happily, with three daughters and a struggling business, Charles writes to Sian, a published poet, also married and mother of two children. Sian writes back, and as their correspondence develops into intimacy, three decades after their childhood affair, they agree to meet again. Swept up in the past and consumed by an obsessive love, Sian and Charles risk everything for each other, reaching across time to ... View more info

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Where or When : A Novel

By: Anita Shreve, Virginia Barber

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harvest Books: May 1999

Seller ID: 15896

ISBN: 0156006529

Condition: Used - Good


Leafing through his newspaper's literary supplement one day, Charles Callahan, a middle-aged insurance broker, spots a photograph of his first love, Sian Richards. Married, faithfully if not happily, with three daughters and a struggling business, Charles writes to Sian, a published poet, also married and mother of two children. Sian writes back, and as their correspondence develops into intimacy, three decades after their childhood affair, they agree to meet again. Swept up in the past and consumed by an obsessive love, Sian and Charles risk everything for each other, reaching across time to ... View more info

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Where or When

By: Anita Shreve, Virginia Barber

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvest Books: October 2005

Seller ID: 127929

ISBN: 0156031272

Condition: Used - Good


What would you do if out of the blue, you received a letter from your first love? Sian Richards sees no reason why she can't write back to Charles Callahan. After all, it's been thirty years and they are both married with families. But when they decide to meet again, an innocent correspondence becomes a dangerous intimacy. Swept up in the past and consumed by an obsessive love, Charles and Sian risk everything to be together. A heart-wrenching, suspenseful story with an unforgettable conclusion, Where or When is also a 'thoughtful, beautifully written contemporary romance' (The Washington Post... View more info