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The Smoke and the Fire

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$28.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1964)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18974

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owners' inscription and signature. Some fading to spine. No dust-jacket. Contemporary bookseller's ticket on front endpaper, "TERRYS / DUNEDIN".; 189, [3] pages. Brown boards with black lettering and rule on spine, black border and publishers initials on front board. Page dimensions: 186 x 120mm. Romance fixction, set in New Zealand. "Dinah had been exactly a week and a day in New Zealand." - the opening sentence. View more info

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A Touch of Magic

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$30.80

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18424

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Piece clipped from blank front free endpaper. Some rubbing to spine. Some rubbing and small stains and marks to boards.; 192 pages. Red boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 121mm. Romance novel. View more info

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Bride in Flight

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$30.80

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1967)

Seller ID: 15977

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


30mm tear to spine at tail of rear joint. Book exchange rubber stamp on inside of front cover. Pen mark on half-title page. Some creasing to front wrapper. ; Paperback reprint. 189 pages. Romance novel. Mills & Boon #933. "Kirsty told herself this must be an attack of pre-wedding nerves, that all brides suffered from them, and tradition had it that they disappeared as you walked up the aisle and met your bridegroom's eyes." - the opening sentence. ; 8vo View more info

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Meet On My Ground

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$70.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1968)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20770

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


This copy signed and inscribed by the author on the title page: "Yours sincerely, / Essie Summers". No other signatures. Dust-jacket with small 3/8" tears and 1/8" chips at corners and ends of spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 190 pages + [2] pages advertisements. Red boards with black lettering on spine, black border on front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 121mm. Romance fiction, a novel. "Sarah Macdonald needed this position and she was practically certain she would get it." - the opening sentence. "They were, after all, boss and secretary, and... View more info

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The Kindled Fire

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$25.20

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1969)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9825

ISBN: 0263703800

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Lacks front free endpaper. Knock at top corner of front board. Rubbing to ends of dust wrapper spine. A couple of 1/2" tears at head and tail of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper is price clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 188, [3] pages. Red papered boards. Page dimensions: 181 x 121mm.; 12mo View more info

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The Bay of the Nightingales

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$22.40

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1970)

Seller ID: 15980

ISBN: 0263711528

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


40mm tears at tail of spine. Adhesive sticker with number "1970" at tail of spine (the date of first publication). Book exchange rubber stamp on inside of front wrapper. Previous owner's name whited out on first leaf. Price sticker in corner of front wrapper. ; Paperback reprint. 188 pages + [4] pages advertisements. Romance novel. Mills & Boon #480. "Margot Chesterton packed the Chinese armorial mug with all her usual care, her fingers lovingly fitting the tissue paper into the curves of the handle with a tough that was a caress in itself, but her mind, naturally, was busy with he... View more info

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The Essie Summers Story

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$28.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1974)

Seller ID: 19740

ISBN: 0919622054

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


No signatures. Moderate creasing to spine. ; [vi], 212 pages. Paperback. Page dimensions: 177 x 105mm. Autobiography of the popular New Zealand romance fiction writer. "The autobiography of a warm and charming woman who has become one of the most famous authors of romantic fiction in the world." View more info

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The Kindled Fire

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$49.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1968)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20397

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's name and address. A 1/2" tear to margin of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 188, [3] pages. Red papered boards. Page dimensions: 183 x 122mm. Romance fiction, a novel. "Penny Beechington drew the last pages out of her typewriter, separated the copies and placed them on top of the pile beside her machine." - the opening sentence. View more info

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Moon Over The Alps

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1965)

Seller ID: 20712

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Previous owner's signature and address on inside of front cover. Ink initials on title page. ; Paperback reprint. 192 pages. Page dimensions: 171 x 107mm. Page edges dyed red. Printed in Canada. Romance novel, set in New Zealand. "To sit, with no one asking irrelevant questions, gazing at the towering peaks, dwarfed by their immensity into forgetting all one's longing and mistakes, did something for Penny." - page 120. View more info

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MacBride of Tordarroch

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$39.20

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1986)

Seller ID: 19736

ISBN: 0263752119

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. A little creasing and rubbing to corner of front cover. Some foxing.; Australian printing. Paperback reprint. 192 pages. Romance novel. Mills & Boon # 2478. "Veronica's job was antiques, and when she received a letter from two old ladies somewhere up in the hills of New Zealand's South Island, saying they had some for sale, she felt there might be some treasure trove, and off she went." - from blurb on rear cover. Mills & Boon #2478. View more info

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The Time and the Place

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1973)

Seller ID: 19737

ISBN: 0263715086

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Front cover with some staining and abrasions. Small pen mark (initials?) on first leaf.; Softcover reprint. 191, [1] pages. Page dimensions: 170 x 108mm. A romance novel. "Catherine stood on the high bank overlooking the Motor Highway on the Cashmere Hills and gazed out across the patchwork of the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps." - the opening sentence. Mills & Boon #819. View more info

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Heatherleigh

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$28.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1965)

Seller ID: 19738

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature and address on first leaf. A 1/2" tear at head of spine. Joints rubbed. ; Softcover reprint. Printed in Canada. This novel was originally titled as "New Zealand Inheritance" (1957), and has been retitled for this edition as "Heatherleigh".191 pages. Page dimensions: 172 x 107mm. Page edges dyed red. A romance novel. "Roberta was sure that Muir Buchanan's interest in her arose only from the fact that she was to inherit Heatherleigh, her grandfather's New Zealand farm, and Muir had always wanted Heatherleigh for himself.." - from blurb on re... View more info

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Heir To Windrush Hill

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$21.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1977)

Seller ID: 18212

ISBN: 0263724174

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Bookstore's rubber stamp and previous owner's signature.; Paperback reprint. 187 pages + [5] pages advertisements. Page dimensions: 177mm x 108mm. "Janet MacGregor clenched her hands, glared at the letter and said: "Over my dead body!" Then she bit her lip, opened her hands in a despairing gesture and found the lines on the letter on the table had blurred." - the opening sentences. Series title: Mills & Boon Classics, # C106. View more info

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No Orchids by Request

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$39.20

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20187

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription. Adhesive tape stains to endpapers and dust-jacket flaps. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 192 pages. Brown boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 120mm. "Is it possible to love a man you cannot trust? After her love affair with Stephen had gone wrong, Elizabeth Sterling did not feel particularly eager to get involved with any man for a long time - but her boss, Jeremy Ffoulkes, was very persistent [. . .]" - from dust-jacket blurb. View more info

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Summer In December

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1970)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8532

ISBN: 0263705366

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Some rubbing to ends of spine. Rubbing to folds and ends of dust wrapper spine. 1 1/2" x 3/8" chip missing along tail of rear panel of dust wrapper. 1" tear at tail of dust wrapper spine. 3/4" tear at head of rear fold of dust wrapper. Series of small tears along rear fold of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is price clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 188, [1] pages. Red papered boards. Dimensions: 7 1/2" by 5". "Joanna felt the mountains were giving her courage." - the opening sentence. ; 12mo View more info

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The Gold Of Noon

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1974)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8531

ISBN: 0263057712

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


3/4" x 2" piece missing at head of front free endpaper. Fading to dust wrapper spine. 1/2" tears at head and tail of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 222 pages + one page advertisements. Red papered boards. Page dimensions: 184mm x 118mm. "Theresa sat at a table under the chestnut trees of the restaurant garden at the top of the Kapuzinerberg in Salzburg, the letter from New Zealand in her hand, and knew this was the moment she had dreaded, when a clash of loyalties would eventuate . . . " ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Forbidden Valley

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8497

ISBN: 0263053415

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Some rubbing to ends of spine. Fading to dust wrapper. 3/8" tear at head of dust wrapper spine. A couple of 1/4" tears along head of dust wrapper spine. 3/8" tear along top panel of dust wrapper. 3/4" tear at tail of dust wrapper front spine joint. 1/4" tear at head of rear fold of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 189 pages + advertisements. Red papered boards. Page dimensions: 184mm x 119mm. "Charlotte De Lacy Smith looked down a wide sweep of coastline at the end of a flight that had taken her from England to Auckland and was now droppi... View more info

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Beyond the Foothills

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$70.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1976)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20102

ISBN: 0263060969

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's initials. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Some rubbing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 187, [4] pages. Red boards. Page dimensions: 185 x 122mm. Romance fiction novel. "When Marilla St. John lightheartedly aired her views on marriage in a television interview, she had no idea what a commotion was going to ensue!" - from dust-jacket blurb. View more info

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No Legacy For Lindsay

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8490

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Lacks front free endpaper. Adhesive tape stains to endpapers. Adhesive tape stains to folds of dust wrapper. Some fading to dust wrapper spine. Slight rubbing to ends of dust wrapper spine. No tears. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 188, [4] pages. Brown papered boards. Page dimensions: 185 x 120mm. "Lindsay's stepfather had never exactly accepted his responsibilities - in fact, he had deserted her mother years ago and left her, and then Lindsay, to bring up his two children as best they could." - from dust-jacket blurb. View more info

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Where No Roads Go

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$56.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1963)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8488

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Adhesive tape stains to front and rear pastedowns. Some rubbing to ends of dust wrapper spine. A couple of 1/8" tears along head of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 190 pages + advertisements. Brown papered boards. Page dimensions: 184mm x 119mm. "Life should have been perfect for Prudence Sinclair. After years of cheerful self-sacrifice, and one disappointing episode recently put behind her, she was thrilled by an aunt's legacy of a hostel for tourists in one of the most romantic spots in New Zealand." - from the dust wrapper blu... View more info