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PenumbraPublishing Books-by-Genre

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Dark Crescendo

by Lucille Naroian
Romance / Contemporary / Women's Fiction

A young pianist, newly widowed, makes a bold bid for independence and love in this dark emotional romance.

Published: May 2011
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8.99 US Trade Paperback
5.25x8
196 pages EAN13
978-1935563457
2.99 Ebook
PDF-HTML
46615 words EAN13
978-1935563440

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At the funeral of her famous pianist husband, Joanna Reed Dalton is stunned to see her former lover, Nick Jordan. For the last three years of her loveless marriage to Steven, she has dreamed of being with Nick again - and finally, he's back. As a pianist in her own right, Joanna now has a chance to enjoy life. The question is, will Nick be a part of it - and will her father allow it? Joanna's bid for freedom and love could end in heartbreak or happiness. Tension and uncertainty build in a dark crescendo, with the outcome unknown until the final notes.

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Rating: Sexual content.


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Feminine Products

by Rita Plush
Women's Fiction / Contemporary / Romance / Family Issues

Women's fiction by the author of 'Lily Steps Out.'

Published: October 2015
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11.99 US Trade Paperback
6x9
218 pages EAN13
978-1938758416
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89310 words EAN13
978-1938758409

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Rusty Scanlon, owner of a trendy boutique in the outskirts of New York City, Rusty has an eye for fashion and a gift for messing up her love life. She doesn’t trust men because they’ve all abandoned her – including her father, who ran out on her when she was only six years old. But when she meets Walter Margolis, she thinks she's found Mr. Right - until she tells him she’s pregnant. When a con man mentions knowing her father, she decides to find out the truth and find her father. Until she does, she can't commit to a life with Walter. Along the way, she and those around her learn about losing love and finding it, and what it means to be a family.

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Rating: Some sexual references/content.


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Heart of Steele

by Kessa Stranberg
Romance / Contemporary / Women's Fiction

Published: January 2010
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11.29 US Trade Paperback
5.25x8
300 pages EAN13
978-1935563150
2.99 Ebook
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110658 words EAN13
978-1935563143

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A successful Chicago corporate attorney returns to his small hometown with one objective - to crash his half-brother's wedding. But when he meets the bride-to-be, he has another goal in mind - to replace his brother as the groom!

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Rating: Sexual references and graphic content, language.


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Lily Steps Out

by Rita Plush
Women's Fiction / Contemporary / Humor / Jewish

Every middle-aged married woman's nightmare ... every empty-nest homemaker's dream.

Published: May 2012
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10.99 US Trade Paperback
6x9
206 pages EAN13
978-1935563891
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77964 words EAN13
978-1935563884

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Empty nest and retired husband ... after thirty years of cooking and cleaning, Lily Gold wants more out of life, something she can do just for her. A job seems like a great idea, but re-entering the work force is harder than she thinks. Just when she finds the perfect situation in an antique store, with the opportunity to start her own business, husband Leon decides he doesn't like not having her at his beck and call and pulls the plug on the finances. HIS needs - what about HERS? Lily's had enough! But how far will she go to assert her independence and prove she has what it takes to be her own person? Does doing what you love mean you have to leave behind those you love? Lily's about to find out...

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Rating: Some sexual references.


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Talk of the Town

by Lucille Naroian
Romance / Contemporary / Women's Fiction

Published: May 2010
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7.99 US Trade Paperback
5.25x8
214 pages EAN13
978-1935563228
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64984 words EAN13
978-1935563082

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A mystery writer trying to gain the respect her craft deserves runs afoul of a caustic talk-show host who hates mystery writers with a passion that engulfs them both. Yesterday they were strangers ... today they’re the talk of the town!

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Rating: Sexual content and language.


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Series: The Valkyrie
Choosers of the Slain
(Book 1 in Series)

by Ann Chamberlin
Fantasy / Historical / Magical / Women's Fiction

A mythological historical fantasy, first in the trilogy.

Published: January 2013
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11.99 US Trade Paperback
6x9
281 pages EAN13
978-1938758034
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107770 words EAN13
978-1938758027

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Brynhild, a young girl of the tribe of the Angles, fated to die in the Spring Thaw ritual, skirts death, only to be marked as warriormaiden to ride with Odin. Suffering the trials and tribulations of that harsh life, can she, a female, claim glory and freedom only at the expense of denying her womanhood, or will she embrace what she's always denied - the Vanir of Earth and the Wheel of Life?

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Rating: Some violence and sexual content.


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Series: The Valkyrie
The Linden's Red Plague
(Book 2 in Series)

by Ann Chamberlin
Fantasy / Historical / Magical / Women's Fiction

Published: June 2015
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6x9
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978-1938758454
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978-1938758447

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Series: The Valkyrie
Into the Bog
(Book 3 in Series)

by Ann Chamberlin
Fantasy / Historical / Magical / Women's Fiction

Published: August 2013
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Unforgettable

by Lucille Naroian
Romance / Contemporary / Women's Fiction

Published: November 2009
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6.99 US Trade Paperback
5.25x8
162 pages EAN13
978-1935563044
2.99 Ebook
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47816 words EAN13
978-1935563075
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A woman jilted and robbed by a con man is left stranded on Cape Cod in a rain storm. Out of nowhere she's threatened by a Doberman, but is quickly rescued by the dog's owner, a famous playwright whose own life is complicated by a Chinese housekeeper with a drinking problem, and a cross-dressing actor vying for the lead in his new play. These two put-upon individuals are meant for each other, but their personal secrets and mistrust keep them apart. Is their love destined to remain unrequited, or will it be unforgettable?

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Rating: Sexual content.

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