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After Innocence by Brenda Joyce. $2.99. From Jacket Copy: A dreamweaver spinning spells that entice and enchant, a masterful creator of unforgettable characters and incomparable romance , bestselling author Brenda Joyce works magic–from her award-winning American saga of the lusty… more

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