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7 edition of Born a Hero (Firstborn Sons) found in the catalog.

Born a Hero (Firstborn Sons)

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Silhouette .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Romance: Modern,
  • Romance - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Romance - Contemporary

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIntimate Moments, 1088; Silhouette Intimate Moments, 1088
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10744400M
    ISBN 100373271581
    ISBN 109780373271580


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