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Somebody's Baby

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Mira: 1996-03-01

Seller ID: 020213

ISBN: 1551660679

Condition: Good


400 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; On her death bed, Snow Devane's mother, Anne, admits a horrible truth: when Snow was a baby, Anne stole her from another woman's shopping cart in a grocery store. Faced with the sudden and devastating knowledge that the woman who lovingly raised her was not her birth mother, Snow embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Who was her real mother, and how does she find her? And who was Anne--the woman who, for thirty years, pretended that Snow was her daughter? View more info

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Illusions

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

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Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1988-01-12

Seller ID: 021227

ISBN: 0804101906

Condition: Good


373 pages; spine and cover creases, edge wear; The attractive young businessman Stanleigh met on the plane seemed safe. He would help her--for a night--forget her stepson's death. But after one night, David Goddard loved Stanleigh compulsively. And he had to get her to love him. Even if it meant destroying them both. View more info

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Matters of the Heart

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1986-03-01

Seller ID: 035539

ISBN: 0425086593

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; It is wartime England in 1940 and Frances Holden has gone subtly mad at the age of forty; her actions have consequences that reverberate through decades. A shocking, hateful yet clever woman, Frances manages to alienate everyone who cares for her, particularly her long-suffering husband Arthur and her oldest friend Mandy. Frances is especially cruel to her young daughter Hadleigh. When her appalling behavior results indirectly in the deaths of three people, matters reach crisis point and Frances is forcibly institutionalized. A carefully planned effort to take her ow... View more info

Destinies

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1982

Seller ID: kb008075

ISBN: 0425053253

Condition: Fair


373 pp; spine creasing, edge wear, some writing on back cover; In the course of ten years, three people connect at different times, each leaving an indelible impression on the other. Then a terrifying fire unites them in a most unexpected fashion. View more info

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Painted Lives

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

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Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1992-06-22

Seller ID: 021228

ISBN: 0804106681

Condition: Good


311 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; The author who gave the world Illusions and Leftover Dreams returns with this picture-perfect story of the art world and its intrigues. Mattie Sylvester is the widow of one of America's most celebrated painters--and most mysterious men. Her new secretary, fascinated by Mattie's eccentric household and her former life, convinces Mattie to divulge tales of her life with Gideon Sylvester--and their circle of artists friends in the 1920s. View more info

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Fresh Air

By: Vale Allen, Charlotte

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Mira: 2004-03-01

Seller ID: 032419

ISBN: 0778320235

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; After her mother's death, Lucinda Hunter learns that her father was a black man who died in the Korean War--a shocking discovery that forces her to re-evaluate her beliefs and her sense of self. View more info