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  • In the Prince's Bedby Sabrina Jeffries

    Pocket Books 2004; US$ 5.99

    A beloved historical romance by New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries. Miss Katherine Merivale desperately needs to marry, to gain her inheritance to help her financially stricken family. Her old childhood friend is the perfect solution, if only he'd propose! Notorious rake Alexander Black, Earl of Iversley, desperately needs a wealthy... more...

  • Saffron Skiesby Lesley Lokko

    Orion 2010; US$ 9.99

    Spanning five decades, SAFFRON SKIES is a magnificent story of sisters, friends, families and love. MAX SALL, powerful, wealthy and utterly ruthless, a man without a past ... His wife, ANGELA, a society debutante who fell in love with the dark, handsome stranger, and broke her parents' hearts when she married him ... His mistress, FRANCESCA, the... more...

  • Gypsyby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 11.27

    Gypsy is Lesley Pearse's latest historical novel. Tragedy sent her on a journey far from home . . . Fifteen-year-old Beth's life is shattered when she and her brother Sam are orphaned. Believing that only in America can they make a fresh start, brother and sister leave Liverpool and embark on the greatest adventure of their lives. In New York,... more...

  • Father Unknownby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.27

    Father Unknown is the latest from bestselling author Lesley Pearse. Losing her adopted mother threatens all she's ever had . . . Daisy was adopted. But when her mother dies, she finds her secure existence thrown into turmoil by the discovery of a scrapbook. Inside it is information about her real mother. However, when Daisy drops everything... more...

  • Never Look Backby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.27

    Never Look Back is the latest from bestselling author Lesley Pearse. One good deed takes her into another world . . . Sixteen-year-old Matilda is a poor Covent Garden flower girl until the day she saves the life of Tabitha, a minister's daughter. Welcomed into Tabitha's family, Matilda is offered the chance of a lifetime. She leaves behind London's... more...

  • Ginby Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 17.00

    Mother?s Milk, Mother?s Ruin, and Ladies? Delight. Dutch Courage and Cuckold?s Comfort. These evocative nicknames for gin hint that it has a far livelier history than the simple and classic martini would lead you to believe. In this book, Lesley Jacobs Solmonson journeys into gin?s past, revealing that this spirit has played the role of both hero... more...

  • Discovering Language (1)by Lesley Jeffries

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2006; US$ 90.00

    Organized under thematic headings that are cross-referenced, this book enables students and teachers to use it either as a course text, or to help with individual aspects of language. It includes an introduction, worked examples, 'in context' sections relating the topic to text examples, suggestions for further reading, and analysis and a summary. more...

  • Textual Construction of the Female Bodyby Professor Lesley Jeffries

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. Looking at the language used, it provides an insight into the experience of the female reader, and the likely impact upon her self-image. more...

  • Stylisticsby Lesley Jeffries; Daniel McIntyre

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    An introduction to the study of style in language, offering practical advice on how to stylistically analyse texts. more...

  • Stylistics and Social Cognitionby Lesley Jeffries; Dan McIntyre; Derek Bousfield

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 84.00

    This volume of articles comprises papers from the 25th annual conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA), which was held at the University of Huddersfield, England, in July 2005. The theme of the conference was ‘Stylistics and Social Cognition’, and as usual at a PALA conference, this theme was interpreted very widely by... more...