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The Honorable Heir
Author: Laurie Alice Eakes
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 0373487088
Pages: 189
Year: 2014-05-06
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CATHERINE VanDORN IS NO THIEF Catherine, Lady Bisterne, returns to Tuxedo Park cloaked in scandal, the widow of a nobleman who'd loved only her fortune. As she sets out to repair her family's reputation, another Englishman in her midst is seeking reparations of a different sort. While Lord Tristram Wolfe may suspect that Catherine has stolen the Bisterne jewels, he looks at her in a way her husband never had. As Tristram's investigation continues, one thing becomes clear: the only thing Lady Catherine has ever stolen is his heart. But can he convince her to trust another English nobleman…and take a second chance on love?
The Records of the Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn ...: 1420-1799
Author: Lincoln's Inn (London, England)
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Year: 1896
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Heir to the Sky
Author: Amanda Sun
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488015368
Pages: 304
Year: 2017-05-01
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I dangle my legs over the edge of the cliff, tapping my heels against the smooth dirt that crumbles down the side of the continent. I don't fear falling. The world below looks unreal and distant, like it's only been painted on. Falling is something I can't even imagine. As heir to a kingdom of floating continents, Kali has spent her life bound by limits: by her duties as a member of the royal family, by a forced betrothal to the son of a nobleman and by the edge of the only world she's ever known—a small island hovering above a monster-ridden earth, long since uninhabited by humans. When Kali falls off the edge of her kingdom and miraculously survives, she is shocked to discover there are still humans on the earth. Determined to get home, Kali entrusts a rugged monster-hunter named Griffin to guide her across a world overrun by chimera, storm dragons, basilisks and other terrifying creatures. But the more time she spends on earth, the more dark truths she begins to uncover about her home in the sky, and the more resolute she is to start living for herself.
The Heir Presumptive and the Heir Apparent
Author: Margaret Wilson Oliphant
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434408205
Pages: 396
Year: 2009-12-01
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Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, and daughter of Francis Wilson. Facsimile reprint of "The Heir Presumptive and The Heir Apparent," 1891 edition.
Hurley, New York
Author: Deana F. Decker
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625842937
Pages: 144
Year: 2009-10-01
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Since its earliest days as a Dutch colony, Hurley, New York, has undergone many transformations: it has been fought over by the Lenape tribe, commandeered by British settlers, and buffeted between Revolutionaries and Loyalists as a strategic stronghold in the Revolutionary War. Local historian Deana F. Decker explores this Hudson Valley town's history with a comprehensive assessment of its notable residents, such as Sojourner Truth, as well as its historical buildings, such as the Bevier House and Hurley Mountain Inn. From its roots as the dangerous Esopus frontier region to its industrial metamorphosis through bluestone harvesting and the Ashokan Reservoir, Hurley chronicles the remarkable story of this Upstate town.
An Exotic Heir
Author: Meredith Bond
Publisher: Anessa Books
ISBN: 0991159004
Pages: 180
Year: 2013-02-14
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Weaving a web of revenge can be satisfying, but dangerous to your heart. London society is shallow and cruel, sending Cassandra Renwick running to Calcutta, the exotic seat of the British Raj. It’s a fascinating place filled with interesting sights – including the dark and mysterious Julian Ritchie. But she never thought that an even greater heartbreak could be here in this alien and enchanting land. Julian has always been discriminated against for being only half English. Embittered, he plots an intricate plan for vengeance with the innocent and lovely Cassandra as his pawn. But he soon finds that payback can be painful for the avenger as well when the threads of revenge unwittingly turn into the silken bonds of love.


Journals of the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of New Hampshire at Their Session, Holden at the Capitol in Concord Commencing
Author: New Hampshire. General Court, New Hampshire. General Court. Senate
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Year: 1830
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The Heir
Author: Grace Burrowes
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402244363
Pages: 480
Year: 2010-12-01
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A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! An earl who can't be bribed... Gayle Windham, earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the duke of Moreland. To escape his father's inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper... A lady who can't be protected... Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper. As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to each other, Anna's secrets threaten to bring the earl's orderly life crashing down-and he doesn't know how he's going to protect her from the fallout... Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) "A luminous and graceful erotic Regency...a captivating love story that will have readers eagerly awaiting the planned sequels."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Burrowes' outstanding debut is a witty, sensual, Regency romance featuring complex characters who ring to to the time period, leaving readers saying huzzah!" - Booklist (starred review) "A dazzling debut brimming with passion, romance, and wit." -Sophia Nash, RITA ward-winning author of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride
Heirs and Graces
Author: Rhys Bowen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101624922
Pages: 304
Year: 2013-08-06
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Lady Georgiana Rannoch learns that not everyone knows their table manners when a knife ends up in a duke’s back in the seventh Royal Spyness Mystery. London, 1934. Entrusted by Her Majesty the Queen with grooming Jack Altringham—the Duke of Eynsford’s newly discovered heir fresh from the Outback of Australia—for high society, Georgie now has the luxurious opportunity to live in one of England’s most gorgeous stately homes. But upon her arrival at Kingsdowne Place, Georgie finds herself in a manor full of miscreants, none of whom are pleased with the discovery of her new ward. Then the duke announces he wants to choose his own heir and causes quite the hubbub. Somewhere along the way Jack’s hunting knife ends up in the duke’s back. Eyes fall, backs turn, and fingers point to the young heir. As if the rascal weren’t enough of a handful, now he’s suspected of murder. But while Jack may be wild, Georgie would bet the crown jewels it wasn’t he who killed the duke...
Journal of The Honorable George T. Wendell of Mackinac County, Michigan (1850)
Author: Brett Dicken Brown
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1304688577
Pages: 56
Year: 2013
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This "Journal" was recorded by Mr. Wendell in 1850 and includes a translation of various items from the native tongue to English. The native tongues appear to be all Central Algonquian languages and Mr. Wendell mentions Menominee, Washtenaw, Algonquin and Pottawatomie. There is also a page devoted to a description of the Northern League of Indian Tribes. The topics covered are "Indian" names for: Towns in Canada, New York, Northwest Territory and Pennsylvania; Rivers in Michigan and Wisconsin; Bays in Michigan; Islands in Michigan; Points (Geographic) in Michigan; Lime Island and Indian "Cross' Distance Markers and Stick; Lakes of Michigan; Ottawa & Chippewa Indian Names of Kinds of Woods in Michigan; Grains in Michigan; Months of the Year and other miscellaneous items. Also included is an index of names referred to in the probate papers, many of which were prominent citizens and government officials of the Village of Mackinac during the late 1880's.
The Heir Apparent
Author: Jane Ridley
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812994752
Pages: 752
Year: 2013-12-03
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has ever seen. Granted unprecedented access to the royal archives, noted scholar Jane Ridley draws on numerous primary sources to paint a vivid portrait of the man and the age to which he gave his name. Born Prince Albert Edward, and known to familiars as “Bertie,” the future King Edward VII had a well-earned reputation for debauchery. A notorious gambler, glutton, and womanizer, he preferred the company of wastrels and courtesans to the dreary life of the Victorian court. His own mother considered him a lazy halfwit, temperamentally unfit to succeed her. When he ascended to the throne in 1901, at age fifty-nine, expectations were low. Yet by the time he died nine years later, he had proven himself a deft diplomat, hardworking head of state, and the architect of Britain’s modern constitutional monarchy. Jane Ridley’s colorful biography rescues the man once derided as “Edward the Caresser” from the clutches of his historical detractors. Excerpts from letters and diaries shed new light on Bertie’s long power struggle with Queen Victoria, illuminating one of the most emotionally fraught mother-son relationships in history. Considerable attention is paid to King Edward’s campaign of personal diplomacy abroad and his valiant efforts to reform the political system at home. Separating truth from legend, Ridley also explores Bertie’s relationships with the women in his life. Their ranks comprised his wife, the stunning Danish princess Alexandra, along with some of the great beauties of the era: the actress Lillie Langtry, longtime “royal mistress” Alice Keppel (the great-grandmother of Camilla Parker Bowles), and Lady Randolph Churchill, mother of Winston. Edward VII waited nearly six decades for his chance to rule, then did so with considerable panache and aplomb. A magnificent life of an unexpectedly impressive king, The Heir Apparent documents the remarkable transformation of a man—and a monarchy—at the dawn of a new century. Praise for The Heir Apparent “If [The Heir Apparent] isn’t the definitive life story of this fascinating figure of British history, then nothing ever will be.”—The Christian Science Monitor “The Heir Apparent is smart, it’s fascinating, it’s sometimes funny, it’s well-documented and it reads like a novel, with Bertie so vivid he nearly leaps from the page, cigars and all.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune “I closed The Heir Apparent with admiration and a kind of wry exhilaration.”—The Wall Street Journal “Ridley is a serious scholar and historian, who keeps Bertie’s flaws and virtues in a fine balance.”—The Boston Globe “Brilliantly entertaining . . . a landmark royal biography.”—The Sunday Telegraph “Superb.”—The New York Times Book Review From the Hardcover edition.