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A Country Cotillion
Author: Sandra Heath
Publisher: Belgrave House
ISBN: 161084985X
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Year: 2017-03-15
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Elizabeth French had been disillusioned by her first marriage, and chose to enter another one where Sir Alexander Norrington was completely different than her dead husband. But then she met Marcus Sheridan, the Duke of Arlingham, who so reminded her of her libertine husband James French that she had to resist the temptation of falling for this disturbingly attractive man. Regency Romance by Sandra Heath; originally published by Signet
Cotillion
Author: Georgette Heyer
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402233159
Pages: 368
Year: 2007-10-01
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Almost an heiress Country–bred, spirited Kitty Charings is on the brink of inheriting a fortune from her eccentric guardian — provided that she marries one of his grand?nephews. Kitty has spent her secluded life pining for the handsome, rakish Jack, who is well aware of her attachment. A plan of her own But when Jack fails to respond to his great?uncle's ultimatum, Kitty hatches a strategy of her own — a counterfeit betrothal to mild?mannered Freddy Standen (who neither needs nor wants the money). A most unlikely hero And when Kitty's generous heart leads to all sorts of unintended troubles, there is only one man who can rescue her from more than one dreadful fix, pick up the pieces of her plotting and in the process her heart... "Thus begins Cotillion, arguably the funniest, most charming of Georgette Heyer's many delightful Regency romances." — Amazon.co.uk "Sparkling"—Independent on Sunday "A literary bubble bath...Take a delightful and frothy dip among the gayer aspects of the author's favorite and well worked Regency period."—Sunday Tribune
Cotillion
Author: Georgette Heyer
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402211252
Pages: 496
Year: 2008-05-01
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"My favourite historical novelist."-Margaret Drabble "Sparkling."-Independent on Sunday A sham betrothal isn't the only thing that gets Kitty and Freddy into trouble, but it's definitely the beginning .. A most unusual hero Freddy is immensely rich, of course, and not bad-looking, but he's mild-mannered, a bit hapless-not anything like his virile, handsome, rakish cousin Jack ... A heroine in a difficult situation Young Kitty Charing stands to inherit a vast fortune from her irascible and eccentric guardian-provided she marries one of his great-nephews ... A sham betrothal No sooner does Kitty arrive in London then the race for her hand begins, but between confirmed rakes and bumbling affections, Kitty needs a daring scheme ... "Thus begins Cotillion, arguably the funniest, most charming of Georgette Heyer's many delightful Regency romances." -Amazon.co.uk "Triumphantly good ... Georgette Heyer is unbeatable." -Sunday Telegraph
The Cotillion, Or, One Good Bull is Half the Herd
Author: John Oliver Killens
Publisher: Black Arts Movement Series
ISBN: 1566891191
Pages: 239
Year: 1971
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To her mother's delight, beautiful, high-stepping Yoruba of Harlem has been invited to participate in the cotillion that is thrown annually by the African American high society of Brooklyn. Caught between the sardonic indifference of her father, the excited determination of her social-climbing mother, and her prodigal boyfriend's militancy, Yoruba ultimately persuades her sister debutantes to shock the aging society doyennes in one of the most sidesplitting scenes in American literature. The Cotillion is a satire that captures the conflicts between activists and social climbers within black society in the 1960s.
The Cotillion Ball Saga
Author: Becky Lower
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440599335
Pages: 100
Year: 2016-06-06
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Although the Civil War is over, it doesn't signal the end of fighting for the Fitzpatrick family, as the younger siblings come of age to chase their dreams and discover the power of finding the right partners. The tumultuous conclusion to the Cotillion Ball Saga proves that all's fair in love and war. Expressly Yours, Samantha: To escape her wicked uncle, Samantha Hughes cuts her hair to pose as a man and become Sam Hughes, a Pony Express rider. Valerian Fitzpatrick, too, joins the hard-riding circuit in an attempt to escape life in the family business. As he and Sam grow close, he's more than willing to protect he secret, but when she's forced to run yet again, does a future with Sam mean giving up the freedom he's always craved? A Widow's Salvation: Widow Pepper Fitzpatrick Brown honors her sacrifice by volunteering at the army hospital while raising three rambunctious boys. Colonel Elijah Williams, the head surgeon at MacDougall Army Hospital in the Bronx, can't shake his experiences in the bloody war...until he meets Pepper, who fears loving and losing again. It's hard to find happiness in a war-torn United States, but these two stand a fighting chance--if they can save what's left of their hearts. The Forgotten Debutante: Saffron Fitzpatrick spent her teenage years mourning the dead rather than dancing at her debutante ball, with the exception of one forbidden kiss with solider Ezekiel Boone, headed home from the battlefield after his brothers died at Chancellorsville. Fate reunites the couple three years later, and they discover unexpected common ground and begin to build a relationship. But though the war is over, a future together may still elude them...especially if Saffron's brother and the U.S. Army have anything to say about it. Sensuality Level: Sensual
The Bridemaker
Author: Rexanne Becnel
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312983115
Pages: 344
Year: 2002-11-18
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Known as "the Bridemaker," Hester Poitevant has made her name in Regency England as a matchmaker who has assisted many an awkward society miss to the altar, until the dashing Adrian Hawke returns to London and sets his own sights on Hester, a lovely woman with a complicated past. Original.
Mighty Old Bones
Author: Mary Saums
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312360649
Pages: 298
Year: 2008-05-27
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Two unlikely friends become sleuths when a sudden thunderstorm reveals skeletal remains hidden amid the roots of a fallen tree and they launch a personal investigation that could turn the tiny town of Tullulah, Alabama, upside down.
A Cotillion Country Christmas
Author: Carolynn Carey, Cynthia Moore, Amy Corwin
Publisher: Cerridwen Press
ISBN: 1419959107
Pages: 264
Year: 2009-09
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A Christmas Surprise Cynthia Moore Julian Astor, Viscount Bentley is forced to marry Miss Clara Seaford in order to pay off a large gambling debt owed to her father. A misunderstanding on their Christmas Eve wedding night and Julian's subsequent trip to India with Clara's father, means their marriage begins awkwardly. Miss Clara Seaford, now Viscountess Bentley, has loved Julian since she first saw him at a debutante ball several years before they were married. Clara struggles with the problem of how best to show Julian her love for him now that he has returned home for the Christmas holidays. A Tradition of Love Carolynn Carey Alethea adores the traditions of Christmas, so it comes as an unpleasant shock to hear Robert, her new husband, declare that he has no time for such trivialities. No Christmas Candle? No Wassail Bowl? No Yule Log? Alethea is horrified, but she's also ready to face the challenge presented by her husband's attitude. With three weeks to go before Christmas Eve, she's determined to find a way to teach her solemn husband to accept help with his responsibilities and to join her in creating their very own Christmas traditions. Christmas Mishaps Amy Corwin According to superstition, if a woman is the first to step over the threshold on Christmas morning, she is a harbinger of misfortune. After her sister elopes with Caroline's betrothed, Caroline ignores the warning. Two miserable years later, she's determined to unite the family for Christmas. Unfortunately, her visit coincides with the unexpected birth of her sister's first child, raising the specter of the old belief. And Caroline causes more mishaps attempting to make amends. Then Lord Edward Masters offers aid, on his terms. She can accept his Christmas gift of love or suffer the consequences. Country House Christmas Barbara Miller A scarred veteran of the Peninsular War, Richard Trent feels useless at his father's estate until Diana Tierney's arrival brings laughter back into his heart. While she is painting his long overdue portrait, he realizes that Diana is no longer a child and he is falling in love with her. Diana has always suspected her sister ruined Richard's life by jilting him and prompting him to join the army. She hopes this Christmas she can solve the mystery of his departure and that he will realize she has more than sisterly feelings for him.
Town Topics, the Journal of Society
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Year: 1893
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A Collection of the Newest Cotillions, and Country Dances
Author: John Griffiths (dancing master.)
Publisher:
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Pages: 12
Year: 1788
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Night of the Cotillion
Author: Janet Dailey
Publisher:
ISBN: 037389810X
Pages: 190
Year: 1986-09-01
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The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Author: Charles Reagan Wilson
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 146961670X
Pages: 320
Year: 2014-02-01
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This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern identity has been created, recreated, and performed through memories that blur the line between fact and fiction, this volume paints a broad, multihued picture of the region seen through the lenses of belief and cultural practice. The 95 entries here represent a substantial revision and expansion of the material on historical memory and manners in the original edition. They address such matters as myths and memories surrounding the Old South and the Civil War; stereotypes and traditions related to the body, sexuality, gender, and family (such as debutante balls and beauty pageants); institutions and places associated with historical memory (such as cemeteries, monuments, and museums); and specific subjects and objects of myths, including the Confederate flag and Graceland. Together, they offer a compelling portrait of the "southern way of life" as it has been imagined, lived, and contested.
Profusion of Lilacs
Author: Susan C. Barto
Publisher: Drurys Publishing
ISBN: 0971251665
Pages: 172
Year: 1999-08-01
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"Well-bred Hilarity": the German Cotillion in Nineteenth-century America
Author: Gretchen Adel Schneider
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Year: 1983
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Rebel Belle
Author: Rachel Hawkins
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110160333X
Pages: 352
Year: 2014-04-08
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Harper Price, peerless Southern belle, was born ready for a Homecoming tiara. But after a strange run-in at the dance imbues her with incredible abilities, Harper's destiny takes a turn for the seriously weird. She becomes a Paladin, one of an ancient line of guardians with agility, super strength and lethal fighting instincts. Just when life can't get any more disastrously crazy, Harper finds out who she's charged to protect: David Stark, school reporter, subject of a mysterious prophecy and possibly Harper's least favorite person. But things get complicated when Harper starts falling for him--and discovers that David's own fate could very well be to destroy Earth. With snappy banter, cotillion dresses, non-stop action and a touch of magic, this new young adult series from bestseller Rachel Hawkins is going to make y'all beg for more. “As surprising as it is delicious.”—BCCB, starred review “Fun with a twist of supernatural and Southern charm.” —VOYA “The romance, coming-of-age aspects, and a well-drawn heroine with a crackling wit will lure in readers.” —Booklist

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