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The books on her ladyship's bookshelf

Dollbaby When Mountains Move Citizns Creek Bewilderment of Boys Empire of Sin Nest Save My Place The Good House The Silent Sister The Story Keeper Catherine's Cross A Long Time Gone Catwalk Kobee Manatee Birds of a Feather The Gone Dead Train Saraswati's Way Cementville The Language of Silence The Tilted World The Gone Dead TrainThe Girl from Felony Bay Five Days at Memorial Pickles, Pigs and Whiskey Summer Wind Bayou Bound Whistling Past the Graveyard The Tilted World Guests on Earth Ruby The Prayer Box The Intangibles Never Isn't Long Enough Under MagnoliaWeaving the UnravelingWaterways: Sailing the Southeastern CoastKetchup is a VegetableLimestone Gumption The Weight of Blood The Occupation of Eliza Goode All I Have in This World The Devil Walks in Mattingly One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band Summoning the Mountains Lowcountry Bombshell Three Thousand Days and NightsWithout MercyThe Last Days of California Lost Lake This Dark Road to Mercy The Secret of Magic Starting Over The In-Between Hour Alligator Man Marching to Zion Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells and Silent Nights Someone Else's Love Story More Things in Heaven and Earth Guests on Earth The Tilted World Steelheart The Wedding Gift The Quest Five Days at Memorial Necessary Lies Swimming in the Moon A riveting account of the life of Ole Miss Chancellor Robert Khayat -- including his fight to disassociate Ole Miss from Old South, racist symbols.

From the playing fields of the NFL to the groves of academe, where he broke the shackles of the Old South at his alma mater, Robert Khayat has led a remarkable life, and his memoir is full of wonderful anecdotes and wisdom. As an ancient scholar said of Aesop and his fables, ‘He makes use of humble incidents to teach great truths.'--Curtis Wilkie, author of The Fall of the House of Zeus Moonrise by Cassandra King is a modern gothic tale inspired by Daphne du Maurier's classic novel Rebecca, which still enchants readers 75 years after its original publication.

A new wife arrives at Moonrise, a forbidding old Victorian house in an eerily beautiful setting, (complete with a neglected nocturnal garden), hoping to be embraced by the family and friends of her new husband, a charismatic journalist whose previous wife died under mysterious circumstances. Instead, she finds herself rejected and reviled, unable to forge an identity apart from the lingering presence of her predecessor. No matter how hard she tries to gain acceptance from her husband's daughter and his circle of friends, something--or someone--is determined to drive her away. Her arrival unexpectedly sets forces in motion, ultimately leading to the uncovering of long-hidden desires and the tragic consequences of betrayal. She soon she wonders if she can trust anyone, even the man she loves.

Set in the cloud-shrouded mountains of western North Carolina, at a summer vacation spot that attracts many of the wealthy from Atlanta and elsewhere, Moonrise combines du Maurier's command of suspense, intrigue, and foreboding with King's light approach to human foible. When I Married My Mother Opposites Attack A Land More Kind Than Home Stand Up That Mountain Three Times Lucky Whistling Past the Graveyard The Summer Girls Chimes from a Cracked Southern Belle The Astronaut Wives Club Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not? Secrets of Shakespeare's GraveI'll Be Seeing YouCobalt BlueLillian's GardenA Place at the Table A Different SunComeback LoveThe Mapmaker's WarIn the Garden of StoneHeart of Palm The Chance And Then I Found YouA Long Day at the End of the WorldLife After LifeNothing Gold Can Stay Z: A novel of Zelda Fitzgerald Frances and Bernard Leaving Tuscaloosa Wings of Glass The Wisdom of Hair Night Buddies and the Pineapple Cheesecake Scare Lowcountry Bribe Sweet Tea and Secrets Awake in the World: 108 Practices to Live a Divinely Inspired Life Three Times Lucky Grit Lit: A Rough South ReaderMy Bookstore Toothania: Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armies Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking The Cove The Foothills Cuisine of Blackberry Farm The Stockholm Octavo Good Busy Merry Christmas Alex Cross Come August, Come Freedom Auraria Midwife of Hope River Low Pressure Love Anthony Capture the Flag Pushing the Limits Star Wars Origami Man in the Blue Moon Widow's Might The Homecoming of Samuel Lake Timepiece 15 Seconds Lamb to the Slaughter Night Buddies Timepiece The Secrets of Mary Bowser Beach House Memories Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith The Book of Summers Relentless Pursuit The Wedding Dress A Land More Kind Than Home The Cove Temptation