Couture Culture

Autor: Nancy J. Troy
Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780262701037
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A study of the multiple connections between art and haute couture, in particular the activities of Paul Poiret, focusing on the tension between originality and reproduction in fashion, theater, and visual art.

The Chouans

Autor: Balzac Honoré de
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537064031
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Les Chouans (French pronunciation: The Chouans is an 1829 novel by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) and included in the Scènes de la vie militaire section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine. Set in the French region of Brittany, the novel combines military history with a love story between the aristocratic Marie de Verneuil and the Chouan royalist Alphonse de Montauran. It takes place during the 1799 post-war uprising in Fougères.

Claiming His Highland Bride

Autor: Terri Brisbin
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488021449
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Safe in her Highlander's arms! After discovering her role in her father's plot to destroy another clan, Sorcha MacMillan risks her life to go into hiding. Her safety relies on her disguise, but she is drawn to a man who could see through her… Unknown to Sorcha, Alan Cameron has been sent to track her down. He's attracted to the woman in disguise. Even after learning her true identity, he can't overcome his instinct to protect her. No matter the danger, he will keep Sorcha safe…and claim her as his bride!

Kidnapped By The Highland Rogue

Autor: Terri Brisbin
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488004412
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The Highlander's prisoner There's more to hardened outlaw Niall Corbett than meets the eye. Despite his merciless reputation, he's on a mission he must defend with his life. One that means taking beautiful Fia Mackintosh prisoner for her own protection! Fia may have dreamed of being swept away by a gorgeous Highlander, but never of being held hostage by a gang of outlaws! While her head screams for her to run, her heart beats a little too fast for her captor, a man she shouldn't, yet can't help but trust…

The Quest

Autor: Lyn Stone
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460360001
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Victim of an abusive marriage, Iana vowed in her widowhood never again to put her fate in masculine hands. But one man, Henri Gillet, heir to the Trouville dynasty, had aroused her slumbering desires—and endangered her deepest resolve. Love, Henri Gillet pondered, was simple. Noble obligations were not. And now he faced a royal-size dilemma—for though the Lady Iana had saved him from certain death, her shadowed past, so full of the darkest secrets, stood between them and threatened a future together…!

The Highlander S Runaway Bride

Autor: Terri Brisbin
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488003998
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A pact…a bride…a secret never to be told! When Eva MacKay learns her father has bartered her off to a warrior from a neighboring clan, she has no choice but to run away, taking her dark secrets with her. Freedom is now within her grasp! Dutiful highlander Rob Mackintosh tracks down his runaway bride, only to be stunned by the fireworks that erupt between them. For behind Eva's timid smile lies a headstrong beauty, and Rob knows, no matter what, this marriage is going to be full of surprises!

Stolen By The Highlander

Autor: Terri Brisbin
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460379675
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Kidnap in the Highlands! The morn of her wedding, Arabella Cameron is filled with dread. But if marrying a man she doesn't love will end the feud between the Cameron and Mackintosh clans, she will do her duty. That is until outlaw Brodie Mackintosh arrives in her bedchamber and steals her away to the mountains! Brodie knows Arabella has every reason to hate him, but a forbidden kiss soon makes these sworn enemies question everything. And when Arabella's intended reclaims her, Brodie must fight with all his strength to make her his once more! A Highland Feuding Rival clans, forbidden love

Bedded By The Warrior

Autor: Denise Lynn
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426834624
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Branded the queen's whore, Lady Sarah of Remy must wed William of Bronwyn. A powerful and notoriously dangerous warrior, he makes her quiver with a fear—and desire—she has never experienced before. William has known the very worst barbarity. He has no time for emotion. But it comes as a shock, when their desire explodes into full-blown passion, to discover that Lady Sarah is actually an innocent. Their marriage is convenient for William, although he soon finds there's nothing easy about having Sarah as his bride. Willful and defiant she may be, but he's determined to tame her—starting in his bed!