Scones, Skulls & Scams (Lexy Baker Book 8)

 Mystery > Cozy
Author: Leighann Dobbs

Scones, Skulls & Scams (Lexy Baker Cozy Mystery Series Book 8)

Brook Ridge Falls favorite bakery owner, Lexy Baker, has everything she ever wanted. A new husband she adores. A thriving bakery business. Everything is going great.

… Until a new bakery springs up across the street and tries every trick in the book to put her out of business!

Lexy smells something rotten about the bakery and it isn’t just their stale brownies. When her own bakery is broken into she knows who did it … but what she can’t figure out is why. Could the new baker be after her great-grandmothers prize winning scone recipe, or is there another more sinister reason?

Meanwhile … A grizzly discovery in the sewer system sends her and her gang of iPad toting grandmas off to solve a decades old crime under the streets of brook ridge falls.

Could a seventy year old crime be related to the new bakery?

Miss Kane’s Christmas

 Romantic Comedy
Author: Caroline Mickelson

Miss Kane's Christmas (A Christmas Romantic Comedy)

With Christmas only three days away, Carol Claus agrees to her father’s request that she leave the North Pole on a mission to help save Christmas. Joining single father Ben Hanson and his children for the holidays seems an easy enough task until Santa informs her that Ben is the man behind the disturbing new book ‘Beyond Bah Humbug: Why Lying to Your Children about Santa Claus is a Bad Idea’.

Posing as Miss Kane, the children’s new nanny, Carol pulls out all the stops to show Ben how fun Christmas can be, all the while struggling to understand how one man could hate the holidays so much. How could she, Santa’s only daughter, be so attracted to a man who refuses to believe her father exists?

Poker: The Complete Guide To Gambling Online and Offline: Poker and Texas HoldEm

 Puzzles & Games > Card Games > Poker
Author: Ryan Chandler

Poker: The Complete Guide To Gambling Online and Offline: Poker and Texas HoldEm - Become A Professional Poker Player And Win Money Now!

Poker: The Complete Guide To Gambling Online And Offline: Poker And Texas Hold’em – Become A Professional Poker Player And Win Money Now! teaches you what poker really is, and how you can make money having fun!
First, you’ll learn the basic hands:

  • Royal Flush
  • Straight flush
  • Four of a kind
  • Full House
  • Flush
  • Straight
  • Three of a Kind
  • Two Pair
  • One Pair
  • No pair / High card

Once you know how the game is played, you’ll learn the essentials of betting, such as fixed and spread limits. You’ll find out about pot limit and no-limit games, and what habits to avoid when betting. You’ll learn about string raises, splashing, and even how to handle your cards.

Life, Take Three

 Romantic Comedy > Paranormal
Author: Suzanne Vince

Life, Take Three (A Paranormal Romantic Comedy)

Attorney Isabel Stevens’s life is in a downward spiral. On the worst day of her life, she is killed in a fatal car crash. After discovering a loophole in the No Returns policy in heaven, Isabel is given a one-time opportunity to relive the last day of her life. The only rule? Everything must happen exactly as it did the first time around.

With the help of a guardian angel, Isabel begins to see where her life went off course. When the day is up and she returns once more to heaven, she pleads for the opportunity to go back and make things right. Her wish is granted, but when she learns the price she must pay, she begins to wonder whether she’s up to the task. Determined to find a way out of her dilemma, she accepts the terms. Will she succeed and live to see another day? Or will she defy the agreed-upon terms and suffer the consequences?

Picture Perfect (Picturing Perfect Book 1)

 Women’s Fiction > Romance
Author: Alessandra Thomas

Picture Perfect (Picturing Perfect Book 1)

Fashion design major Cat Mitchell has a closet full of gorgeous clothes – and not a single thing fits. After two years of runway modeling for easy cash, an accident shattered her lower leg bone and her self-esteem in just one swift fall. Ten months of no exercise, prescription steroids, comfort eating and yoga pants meant returning to campus as a size twelve instead of her former size two.

When her gorgeous long-time friend with benefits sees her for the first time after her accident and snubs her in front of all her friends, Cat’s self-image hits rock bottom. Her sorority sisters all insist that she looks gorgeous, but all Cat sees is the roll of her stomach when she sits down, or the dimpling at the back of her thighs that wasn’t there last year. Cat’s therapist prescribes something radical to stop the downward spiral – nude modeling for a nearby college’s human form drawing classes.

Book Cover Design Secrets You Can Use to Sell More Books

Graphic Design > Design > Books
Author: Derek Murphy

Book Cover Design Secrets You Can Use to Sell More Books

Would you like to double your books sales and cut your marketing budget in half? Through rigorous testing and market research, Derek Murphy has discovered what colors, fonts, images and themes connect with readers from each genre.

Improving your book cover even a little can make a huge impact on your book’s success.

Discover how to make your cover stand out and capture reader’s heads and hearts.

The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Xist Classics)

 Mystery > British Detectives > Classics
Author: Agatha Christie

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Xist Classics)

When a weathly English widow dies of strychnine poisoning, the illustrious inspector Hercule Poirot is called in to determine which of the family members is at fault.

First published in 1920, “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” was Agatha Christie’s first novel. It introduced the world to Hercule Poirot, Christie’s Belgian detective, who would go on to be featured in 39 of her novels. The mystery begins with the death of Emily Inglethorp at Styles, a manor in the English countryside. Captain Hastings, a guest at the house, calls upon his friend Poirot to help investigate. The obvious suspect is Emily’s husband, who stood to inherit a large fortune upon her death. But the timeline doesn’t quite work out, and Poirot must delve further into the lives and motivations of the family living at Styles to uncover who could have poisoned Emily with strychnine and why.

Dean and Me: (A Love Story)

 Biographies & Memoirs > Actors & Entertainers > Comedians
Author: Jerry Lewis, James Kaplan

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Dean and Me: (A Love Story)

They were the unlikeliest of pairs—a handsome crooner and a skinny monkey, an Italian from Steubenville, Ohio, and a Jew from Newark, N.J.. Before they teamed up, Dean Martin seemed destined for a mediocre career as a nightclub singer, and Jerry Lewis was dressing up as Carmen Miranda and miming records on stage. But the moment they got together, something clicked—something miraculous—and audiences saw it at once.

Before long, they were as big as Elvis or the Beatles would be after them, creating hysteria wherever they went and grabbing an unprecedented hold over every entertainment outlet of the era: radio, television, movies, stage shows, and nightclubs. Martin and Lewis were a national craze, an American institution. The millions (and the women) flowed in, seemingly without end—and then, on July 24, 1956, ten years from the day when the two men joined forces, it all ended.

Whole Lotta Trouble

Romantic Comedy > Romantic Suspense
Author: Stephanie Bond

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Whole Lotta Trouble (a humorous romantic mystery)

Sometimes the best laid plans go sideways . . .Three female mystery book editors in Manhattan have personal and professional problems galore–which intersect with one bad-boy agent. When they set out to humiliate their problematic playboy, their plans go horribly awry.  The women suddenly realize that when it comes to friendship, flirtation and felony, they’re in a WHOLE LOTTA TROUBLE!
“Deliciously frothy, and small comedic details abound.” –Publishers Weekly

“A fun plot, a great cast of characters and a small glimpse into the world of publishing.”  The Best Reviews


Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years

 Biographies & Memoirs > Authors
Author: Michael Shelden

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Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years

One day in late 1906, seventy-one-year-old Mark Twain attended a meeting on copyright law at the Library of Congress. The arrival of the famous author caused the usual stir—but then Twain took off his overcoat to reveal a “snow-white” tailored suit and scandalized the room. His shocking outfit appalled and delighted his contemporaries, but far more than that, as Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Shelden shows in this wonderful new biography, Twain had brilliantly staged this act of showmanship to cement his image, and his personal legend, in the public’s imagination. That afternoon in Washington, less than four years before his death, marked the beginning of a vibrant, tumultuous period in Twain’s life that would shape much of the now-famous image by which he has come to be known—America’s indomitable icon, the Man in White.

Six Bad Things: A Novel

 Mystery > Hard-Boiled
Author: Charlie Huston

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Six Bad Things: A Novel

Hank Thompson is living off the map in Mexico with a bagful of cash that the Russian mafia wants back and many, many secrets. So when a Russian backpacker shows up in town asking questions, Hank tries to play it cool. But he knows the jig is up when the backpacker mentions the money . . . and the family Hank left behind. Suddenly Hank’s in a desperate race to get to his parents in California before anyone can harm them. Along the way he’ll face Federales and Border Patrol, mafiosi and vigilantes, extortionists and drug dealers, and a couple of psychotic surf bums with an ax to grind. From the golden beaches of the Yucatán to the seedy strip clubs of Vegas, Charlie Huston opens a door to the squalid underworld of crime and corruption–and invites the reader to live it in the extreme.

The Girl in the Glass: A Novel

 Contemporary Fiction > Christian
Author: Susan Meissner

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The Girl in the Glass: A Novel

Since she was a child, Meg has dreamed of taking a promised trip to Florence, Italy, and being able to finally step into the place captured in a picture at her grandmother’s house. But after her grandmother passes away and it falls to her less-than-reliable father to take her instead, Meg’s long-anticipated travel plans seem permanently on hold.

When her dad finally tells Meg to book the trip, she prays that the experience will heal the fissures left on her life by her parents’ divorce. But when Meg arrives in Florence, her father is nowhere to be found, leaving aspiring memoir-writer Sophia Borelli to introduce Meg to the rich beauty of the ancient city. Sofia claims to be one of the last surviving members of the Medici family and that a long-ago Medici princess, Nora Orsini, communicates with her from within the great masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance.


 Christian Fiction > Romance > Contemporary
Author: Kim Cash Tate

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Cydney Sanders thought she knew God’s plan for her life. She’d marry, have kids, and then snap her body back into shape by doing Tae Bo. But she’s celebrating her fortieth birthday as the maid of honor at her little sister’s wedding…and still single. Now her life is suddenly complicated by the best man. He’s the opposite of what she wants in a husband…and yet, he keeps defying her expectations. Starting with a lavendar rose–symbolizing enchantment–each rose he sends her reflects his growing love for her.

Cydney’s best friend Dana appears to have the perfect marriage–until she discovers her husband’s affair and her world goes into a tailspin. Then there is Phyllis–who is out of hope and out of prayers after asking God for six long years to help her husband find faith. When she runs into an old friend who is the Christian man she longs for, she’s faced with an overwhelming choice.

Blood on the Tongue (Cooper & Fry  Book 3)

 Mystery > Police Procedurals
Author: Stephen Booth

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Blood on the Tongue: A Cooper & Fry Mystery (Cooper & Fry Mysteries Book 3)

It’s a new year for Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, and that means new mysteries to solve in the icy depths of a bitter winter.

The weather is cold and the clues no warmer as Peak District detectives Ben Cooper and Diane Fry tackle a medley of mysteries–each one knottier than the last–in English author Stephen Booth’s haunting third novel, Blood on the Tongue. The unidentified body of a dead man has turned up on a frosty roadside. An abused woman is found curled in the snow on nearby Irontongue Hill, an apparent suicide. And there’s the lingering puzzle of a Royal Air Force bomber that crashed into Irontongue back in 1945, killing everyone on board except for the pilot, who reportedly walked away from the wreckage… and was never heard from again. With leave and sickness decimating the ranks of the Edendale police force, all hands are needed to solve the modern deaths. But constable Cooper finds himself distracted by the World War II tragedy, in large part because of a beguiling young Canadian, the granddaughter of that missing pilot, who’s come to Edendale determined to clear her ancestor’s name.

Across the Distance

 Fiction > Coming of Age
Author: Marie Meyer

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Across the Distance

I’d give anything to be like the other girls on campus. Going to parties, flirting with boys, planning for a future. But that’s not me. And hasn’t been since the day my parents died. The only thing that got me through was Griffin. Even though I didn’t have my family, I always had him. Only, now I’m not so sure I do.

It’s not just the eleven hundred miles separating us now that I’m at college. Or his band finally taking off, and all the gigs and girls suddenly demanding his time. It’s as if everything is different-the way we talk, the way we text . . . the way he looks at me and the way those looks make me feel.

Griffin has been the only good thing in my life since that horrific day. But I can feel our friendship slipping away-and I’m terrified of what will be left in its place . . .

Owl and the Japanese Circus

 Science Fiction > Adventure
Author: Kristi Charish

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Owl and the Japanese Circus

Ex-archaeology grad student turned international antiquities thief, Alix—better known now as Owl—has one rule. No supernatural jobs. Ever. Until she crosses paths with Mr. Kurosawa, a red dragon who owns and runs the Japanese Circus Casino in Las Vegas. He insists Owl retrieve an artifact stolen three thousand years ago, and makes her an offer she can’t refuse: he’ll get rid of a pack of vampires that want her dead. A dragon is about the only entity on the planet that can deliver on Owl’s vampire problem – and let’s face it, dragons are known to eat the odd thief.

Owl retraces the steps of Mr. Kurosawa’s ancient thief from Japan to Bali with the help of her best friend, Nadya, and an attractive mercenary. As it turns out though, finding the scroll is the least of her worries. When she figures out one of Mr. Kurosawa’s trusted advisors is orchestrating a plan to use a weapon powerful enough to wipe out a city, things go to hell in a hand basket fast…and Owl has to pick sides.

He’s Come Undone

 Women’s Fiction > Contemporary Women
Author: Theresa Weir

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He's Come Undone

Penniless and behind on rent, college student and once famous child actress Ellie Barlow takes on the role of a lifetime when she’s hired by a group of young women to break the heart of the campus player who cruelly dumped them.

Transformed from slob slacker to jaw-dropping beauty, Ellie is dressed, styled, bleached and waxed, her chunky glasses exchanged for violet contacts. Along with physical prepping, she’s coached on Julian’s obsessions, which include long-distance running, Doctor Who, and J.D. Salinger.

In no time, Julian is in pursuit of his custom-made next victim, but when Ellie goes off script and begins to fall for her target, the newest broken heart in this risky game could be her own.

My Heart for Yours (Crawford)

 Young Adult > Romance > Contemporary
Author: S. Campbell, Mia Josephs

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My Heart for Yours (Crawford)

For Tobin and Delia, everything was always equal.

A bargain, a trade, a deal to be struck.

A kiss for a kiss.
Your shirt for mine.
Break my heart, I’ll break yours.

Their disastrous split was no different. Tobin’s spent the last year pretending Delia never existed, and Delia’s been in D.C., pretending to be anything but the country girl that she is.

When tragedy brings her back to town, Tobin and Delia realize that time apart hasn’t healed either one of them. But staying away from each other is harder than they imagined, especially in small town Louisiana, and old feelings are quickly brought back to the surface.

Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Just Desserts: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories

  Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Desserts
Author: Lisa Lillien

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Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Just Desserts: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories

CALLING ALL DESSERT FANATICS: Get ready for an entire cookbook of decadent treats with under 200 calories each! Now, you can indulge and satisfy your sweet tooth with NONE of the guilt! Only Hungry Girl could create delicious guilt-free recipes like…

  • Gooey German Chocolate Cake Mug (194 calories!)
  • PB Cheesecake Chocolate Cupcakes (154 calories!)
  • Strawberry Snowball Cupcakes (135 calories!)
  • Roarin’ Red Velvet Cake Pops (93 calories!)
  • Black Forest Brownies (141 calories!)
    Banana Cream Cutie Pies (108 calories!)
    Freezy Cookies ‘n Cream Whoopie Pie (164 calories!)
    Cuckoo for Cannoli Crunchers (108 calories!)
    Strawberry Shortcake Cream Fluff Cups (95 calories!)


Second Child

 Horror > Ghosts
Author: John Saul

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Second Child

One hundred years ago, in the beautiful village of Secret Cove, Maine, on the night of the annual August Moon Ball, a shy and lovely servant girl committed an act so unspeakably violent that its legacy still lives. Now, the blood-drenched past of this small town is about to come to life once more–just in time for this year’s August Moon Ball.

One hundred years ago, in the beautiful village of Secret Cove, Maine, on the night of the annual August Moon Ball, a shy and lovely servant girl committed an act so unspeakably violent that its legacy still lives. Now, the blood-drenched past of this small town is about to come to life once more–just in time for this year’s August Moon Ball.

Nobody’s Darling

 Historical Romance
Author: Teresa Medeiros

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Nobody's Darling

Spinster Esmerelda Fine is intent on arresting Billy Darling, the man she believes killed her little brother. When the police can’t get the job done, she leaves her home in Boston and travels to Calamity, New Mexico, where she confronts Billy in the Tumbleweed Saloon. When the town sheriff refuses to arrest Billy, Esmerelda takes matters into her own hands and aims her pistol right at him. Unfortunately, she faints at the precise moment she pulls the trigger. When she awakens in a jail cell and finds Billy leaning against the wall outside the bars, Esmerelda is incensed. But she quickly calms down when he tells her that her brother is alive. Esmerelda doesn’t trust the handsome youngest brother of the infamous Darling gang, but Billy convinces her to hire him to find her beloved brother. Billy gets more than he bargained for in Esmerelda, for the prim and proper lady has him aching with desire. Meanwhile, Esmeralda struggles to maintain a suitable distance from the charming Billy and is dismayed to find that she is losing her heart to the outlaw.

Doctor Who: The Crawling Terror

 Science Fiction > Time Travel
Author: Mike Tucker

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Doctor Who: The Crawling Terror

Gabby Nichols is putting her son to bed when she hears her daughter cry out. ‘Mummy there’s a daddy longlegs in my room!’ Then the screaming starts… Alan Travers is heading home from the pub when something rushes his face – a  spider’s web. Then something huge and deadly lumbers from the shadows… Kevin Alperton is on his way to school when he is attacked by a mosquito. A big one. Then things get dangerous.

But it isn’t the dead man cocooned inside a huge mass of web that worries the Doctor. It isn’t the swarming, mutated insects that make him nervous. It isn’t an old man’s garbled memories of past dangers that intrigue him.

With the village cut off from the outside world, and the insects becoming more and more dangerous, the Doctor knows that no one is safe. Not unless he can decode the strange symbols engraved on an ancient stone circle, and unravel a mystery dating back to the Second World War.

Kiss Me Deadly

 Fiction > Westerns > Contemporary
Author: Susan Kearney

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Kiss Me Deadly

Dedicated family attorney Amanda “Mandy” Newman may have survived an attempted drowning and, along with co-workers, just won the biggest lottery in history, but before she can collect, the ticket is stolen. Now, her co-workers are being murdered one by one.

She needs help, and that puts her between a rock and a hard man—the brother of a co-worker.

DEA officer Zack Taylor was a one-night stand who’d turned into so much more. Now that his family and Mandy are in danger, he is back in the picture. The attraction between them still simmers; Zack can feel it. But can he resist his desire for her long enough to discover her secret?

With her life on the line, the attraction between them should be kept on ice. After all, under the circumstances, a kiss could be deadly.

Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy

 Children’s eBooks > Science Fiction, Fantasy & Scary Stories
Author: Tui T. Sutherland

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Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy

The seven dragon tribes have been at war for generations, locked in an endless battle over an ancient, lost treasure. A secret movement called the Talons of Peace is determined to bring an end to the fighting, with the help of a prophecy — a foretelling that calls for great sacrifice.

Five dragonets are collected to fulfill the prophecy, raised in a hidden cave and enlisted, against their will, to end the terrible war.

But not every dragonet wants a destiny. And when the select five escape their underground captors to look for their original homes, what has been unleashed on the dragon world may be far more than the revolutionary planners intended . . .

Annals of the Former World

 Earth Sciences > Geology
Author: John McPhee

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Annals of the Former World

Twenty years ago, when John McPhee began his journeys back and forth across the United States, he planned to describe a cross section of North America at about the fortieth parallel and, in the process, come to an understanding not only of the science but of the style of the geologists he traveled with. The structure of the book never changed, but its breadth caused him to complete it in stages, under the overall title Annals of the Former World.

Like the terrain it covers, Annals of the Former World tells a multilayered tale, and the reader may choose one of many paths through it. As clearly and succinctly written as it is profoundly informed, this is our finest popular survey of geology and a masterpiece of modern nonfiction.

Annals of the Former World is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

The Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother’s Milk

 Literary Fiction > Humor
Author: Edward St. Aubyn

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The Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother's Milk

For more than twenty years, acclaimed author Edward St. Aubyn has chronicled the life of Patrick Melrose, painting an extraordinary portrait of the beleaguered and self-loathing world of privilege. This single volume collects the first four novels–Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother’s Milk, a Man Booker finalist–to coincide with the publication of At Last, the final installment of this unique novel cycle.

By turns harrowing and hilarious, these beautifully written novels dissect the English upper class as we follow Patrick Melrose’s story from child abuse to heroin addiction and recovery. Never Mind, the first novel, unfolds over a day and an evening at the family’s chateaux in the south of France, where the sadistic and terrifying figure of David Melrose dominates the lives of his five-year-old son, Patrick, and his rich and unhappy American mother, Eleanor. From abuse to addiction, the second novel, Bad Newsopens as the twenty-two-year-old Patrick sets off to collect his father’s ashes from New York, where he will spend a drug-crazed twenty-four hours.

102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers

 History > Americas > United States
Author: Jim Dwyer, Kevin Flynn

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102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers

Hailed upon its hardcover publication as an instant classic, the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller 102 Minutes is now available in a revised edition timed to honor the tenth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001.

At 8:46 a.m. that morning, fourteen thousand people were inside the World Trade Center just starting their workdays, but over the next 102 minutes, each would become part of a drama for the ages. Of the millions of words written about this wrenching day, most were told from the outside looking in. New York Times reporters Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn draw on hundreds of interviews with rescuers and survivors, thousands of pages of oral histories, and countless phone, e-mail, and emergency radio transcripts to tell the story of September 11 from the inside looking out.

Dwyer and Flynn have woven an epic and unforgettable account of the struggle, determination, and grace of the ordinary men and women who made 102 minutes count as never before.

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