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The Butler

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Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN-10: 147675327X
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This mesmerizing companion book to the award-winning film, The Butler traces the Civil Rights Movement and explores crucial moments of twentieth century American history through the eyes of Eugene Allen—a White House butler who served eight presidents over the course of thirty-four years. During the presidencies of Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan, Eugene Allen was a butler in the most famous of residences: the White House. An African American who came of age during the era of Jim Crow, Allen served tea and supervised buffets while also witnessing some of the most momentous decisions made during the second half of the twentieth century, including Lyndon B. Johnson’s work during the Civil Rights Movement and Ronald Reagan getting tough on apartheid. But even as Allen witnessed the Civil Rights legislation develop, his family, friends, and neighbors were still contending with Jim Crow America. Timely, “poignant and powerful” (Kirkus Reviews) The Butler also explores Eugene Allen and his family’s background along with the history of African Americans in Hollywood and also features a foreword by the film’s director Lee Daniels.

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The Butler Cove Series (Books 1-4)

The Butler Cove Series (Books 1-4) [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Tasha Boyd,Natasha Boyd
Editor: Natasha Boyd
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Special bundle containing EVERSEA, FOREVER JACK, MY STAR MY LOVE and ALL THAT JAZZ: **Over 30% off regular price of the individual books!** Start the awarding winning series with EVERSEA: A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. An orphaned, small-town, Southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. A vivid and emotional series! Readers have said "a new, fresh, take on every girl's fantasy" with "evocative and memorable writing" that makes you want to "book a trip to imaginary Butler Cove!" Eversea (Jack and Keri Ann part 1) Forever, Jack (Jack and Keri Ann part 2) My Star, My Love (Jack and Keri Ann bonus Christmas book) All That Jazz (Jazz and Joey).

Download or read The Butler Cove Series (Books 1-4) book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Special bundle containing EVERSEA, FOREVER JACK, MY STAR MY LOVE and ALL THAT JAZZ: **Over 30% off regular price of the individual books!** Start the awarding winning series with EVERSEA: A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. An orphaned, small-town, Southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. A vivid and emotional series! Readers have said "a new, fresh, take on every girl's fantasy" with "evocative and memorable writing" that makes you want to "book a trip to imaginary Butler Cove!" Eversea (Jack and Keri Ann part 1) Forever, Jack (Jack and Keri Ann part 2) My Star, My Love (Jack and Keri Ann bonus Christmas book) All That Jazz (Jazz and Joey).


A Magical New York Christmas

A Magical New York Christmas [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Anita Hughes
Editor: St. Martin\'s Griffin
ISBN-10: 1250774535
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"There’s plenty to love in this sparkling Christmas rom-com."—Publishers Weekly A magical holiday love story set at the glamorous Plaza Hotel in New York City. It’s Christmas week when 26-year-old Sabrina Post knocks on the door of the Vanderbilt suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, ready to accept the ghostwriting position for the memoir of Grayson Westcott—a famous art dealer. A struggling journalist, Sabrina can't believe her luck: a paycheck and six nights in her own suite at the Plaza. She feels like Eloise, the heroine from her favorite children’s books. To make the job even more exciting, Grayson recounts how he worked as a butler at the Plaza sixty years ago for none other than the author of the Eloise books, Kay Thompson. What promises to be a perfect week is complicated when Sabrina meets Ian Wentworth, a handsome British visitor, at the hotel bar. When Ian assumes Sabrina is another wealthy guest at the hotel, she doesn’t correct him —a decision she doesn’t regret after learning that Ian is a member of the British aristocracy. But, things are not what they seem. The truth is: Ian is not a wealthy lord; he’s actually the personal secretary of Lord Spencer Braxton. As the week unfolds, will Sabrina and Ian learn the truth about one another? Filled with the magic that can only be found at the Plaza Hotel during the holidays, and revealing facts about the author of the Eloise books, Anita Hughes's A Magical New York Christmas is both a holiday treat and a heartwarming story that reminds us that falling in love is the greatest miracle of all.

Download or read A Magical New York Christmas book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). "There’s plenty to love in this sparkling Christmas rom-com."—Publishers Weekly A magical holiday love story set at the glamorous Plaza Hotel in New York City. It’s Christmas week when 26-year-old Sabrina Post knocks on the door of the Vanderbilt suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, ready to accept the ghostwriting position for the memoir of Grayson Westcott—a famous art dealer. A struggling journalist, Sabrina can't believe her luck: a paycheck and six nights in her own suite at the Plaza. She feels like Eloise, the heroine from her favorite children’s books. To make the job even more exciting, Grayson recounts how he worked as a butler at the Plaza sixty years ago for none other than the author of the Eloise books, Kay Thompson. What promises to be a perfect week is complicated when Sabrina meets Ian Wentworth, a handsome British visitor, at the hotel bar. When Ian assumes Sabrina is another wealthy guest at the hotel, she doesn’t correct him —a decision she doesn’t regret after learning that Ian is a member of the British aristocracy. But, things are not what they seem. The truth is: Ian is not a wealthy lord; he’s actually the personal secretary of Lord Spencer Braxton. As the week unfolds, will Sabrina and Ian learn the truth about one another? Filled with the magic that can only be found at the Plaza Hotel during the holidays, and revealing facts about the author of the Eloise books, Anita Hughes's A Magical New York Christmas is both a holiday treat and a heartwarming story that reminds us that falling in love is the greatest miracle of all.


Unconscious Memory

Unconscious Memory [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Samuel Butler
Editor: Good Press
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"Unconscious Memory" by Samuel Butler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Download or read Unconscious Memory book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). "Unconscious Memory" by Samuel Butler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


Christmastide: Its History, Festivities, and Carols

Christmastide: Its History, Festivities, and Carols [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: William Sandys
Editor: Library of Alexandria
ISBN-10: 1465605207
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IT would not be consistent with the proposed character of this work to enlarge on the Christian dispensation, as connected with the sacred feast of Christmas; to show Christianity as old as the Creation; that the fall of man naturally involved his punishment; and hence the vicarious sacrifice of our Saviour to redeem us from sin and death. These are subjects to be entered on by those who have had opportunities, if not of thinking more, at least of reading more, relative to them, than the writer of these pages, whose leisure hours are few, and whose endeavour will be to give, in as popular and interesting a manner as his abilities will enable him, some information respecting the mode of keeping this Holy Feast, particularly in England, in the olden times, and in the middle ages. The Nativity is hailed by Christians of all denominations, as the dawn of our salvation; the harbinger of the day-spring on high; that promise of futurity, where care, sin, and sorrow enter not, where friends long severed shall meet to part no more; no pride, no jealousy, no self (that besetting sin of the world) intruding. Well, then, may we observe it with gratitude for the unbounded mercy vouchsafed to us; for the fulfilment of the promise pronounced in the beginning of the world, releasing us from the dominion of Satan. A promise which even the Pagans did not lose sight of, although they confused its import, as a glimmering of it may be traced through their corrupted traditions and superstitious ceremonies. Has the early dream of youth faded away purposeless?Ñthe ambition of manhood proved vanity of vanities? Have riches made themselves wings and flown away? or, has fame, just within the grasp, burst like a bubble? Have the friends, the companions of youth, one by one fallen off from thy converse; or the prop of advancing age been removed, leaving thee weak and struggling with the cares of life; or, has Òthe desire of thine eyesÓ been taken from thee at a stroke? Under these and other trials, the Christian looks to the anniversary of the Nativity (that rainbow of Christianity) as the commemoration of the birth of the Blessed Redeemer, who will give rest to the weary, and receive in his eternal kingdom all those who truly trust in him. And well may His name be called, ÒWonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace!Ó The season of Christmas, however, was not only set apart for sacred observance, but soon became a season of feasting and revelry; so much so, that even our sumptuary laws have recognised it, and exempted it from their operation. When Edward the Third, in his tenth year, endeavoured to restrain his subjects from over luxury in their meals, stating that the middle classes sought to imitate the great in this respect, and thus impoverished themselves, and became the less able to assist their liege lord, he forbade more than two courses, and two sorts of meat in each, to any person, except in the great feasts of the year, namely, ÒLa veile et le jour de No‘l, le jour de Saint Estiephne, le jour del an renoef (New YearÕs Day), les jours de la Tiphaynei et de la Purification de Nostre Dame,Ó &c.Ê

Download or read Christmastide: Its History, Festivities, and Carols book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). IT would not be consistent with the proposed character of this work to enlarge on the Christian dispensation, as connected with the sacred feast of Christmas; to show Christianity as old as the Creation; that the fall of man naturally involved his punishment; and hence the vicarious sacrifice of our Saviour to redeem us from sin and death. These are subjects to be entered on by those who have had opportunities, if not of thinking more, at least of reading more, relative to them, than the writer of these pages, whose leisure hours are few, and whose endeavour will be to give, in as popular and interesting a manner as his abilities will enable him, some information respecting the mode of keeping this Holy Feast, particularly in England, in the olden times, and in the middle ages. The Nativity is hailed by Christians of all denominations, as the dawn of our salvation; the harbinger of the day-spring on high; that promise of futurity, where care, sin, and sorrow enter not, where friends long severed shall meet to part no more; no pride, no jealousy, no self (that besetting sin of the world) intruding. Well, then, may we observe it with gratitude for the unbounded mercy vouchsafed to us; for the fulfilment of the promise pronounced in the beginning of the world, releasing us from the dominion of Satan. A promise which even the Pagans did not lose sight of, although they confused its import, as a glimmering of it may be traced through their corrupted traditions and superstitious ceremonies. Has the early dream of youth faded away purposeless?Ñthe ambition of manhood proved vanity of vanities? Have riches made themselves wings and flown away? or, has fame, just within the grasp, burst like a bubble? Have the friends, the companions of youth, one by one fallen off from thy converse; or the prop of advancing age been removed, leaving thee weak and struggling with the cares of life; or, has Òthe desire of thine eyesÓ been taken from thee at a stroke? Under these and other trials, the Christian looks to the anniversary of the Nativity (that rainbow of Christianity) as the commemoration of the birth of the Blessed Redeemer, who will give rest to the weary, and receive in his eternal kingdom all those who truly trust in him. And well may His name be called, ÒWonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace!Ó The season of Christmas, however, was not only set apart for sacred observance, but soon became a season of feasting and revelry; so much so, that even our sumptuary laws have recognised it, and exempted it from their operation. When Edward the Third, in his tenth year, endeavoured to restrain his subjects from over luxury in their meals, stating that the middle classes sought to imitate the great in this respect, and thus impoverished themselves, and became the less able to assist their liege lord, he forbade more than two courses, and two sorts of meat in each, to any person, except in the great feasts of the year, namely, ÒLa veile et le jour de No‘l, le jour de Saint Estiephne, le jour del an renoef (New YearÕs Day), les jours de la Tiphaynei et de la Purification de Nostre Dame,Ó &c.Ê


The Butler

The Butler [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Danielle Steel
Editor: Delacorte Press
ISBN-10: 1984821539
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The Butler by Danielle Steel Book Summary:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two different worlds and two very different lives collide in Paris in this captivating novel by Danielle Steel. Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin, Javier. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler, fascinated by the precision and intense demands, and goes on to work in some of the grandest homes in England. His brother never reappears. Olivia White has given ten years of her life to her magazine, which failed, taking all her dreams with it. A bequest from her mother allows her a year in Paris to reinvent herself. She needs help setting up a home in a charming Parisian apartment. It is then that her path and Joachim’s cross. Joachim takes a job working for Olivia as a lark and enjoys the whimsy of a different life for a few weeks, which turn to months as the unlikely employer and employee learn they enjoy working side by side. At the same time, Joachim discovers the family history he never knew: a criminal grandfather who died in prison, the wealthy father who abandoned him, and the dangerous criminal his twin has become. While Olivia struggles to put her life back together, Joachim’s comes apart. Stripped of their old roles, they strive to discover the truth about each other and themselves, first as employer and employee, then as friends. Their paths no longer sure, they are a man and woman who reach a place where the past doesn’t matter and only what they are living now is true.

Download or read The Butler book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two different worlds and two very different lives collide in Paris in this captivating novel by Danielle Steel. Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin, Javier. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler, fascinated by the precision and intense demands, and goes on to work in some of the grandest homes in England. His brother never reappears. Olivia White has given ten years of her life to her magazine, which failed, taking all her dreams with it. A bequest from her mother allows her a year in Paris to reinvent herself. She needs help setting up a home in a charming Parisian apartment. It is then that her path and Joachim’s cross. Joachim takes a job working for Olivia as a lark and enjoys the whimsy of a different life for a few weeks, which turn to months as the unlikely employer and employee learn they enjoy working side by side. At the same time, Joachim discovers the family history he never knew: a criminal grandfather who died in prison, the wealthy father who abandoned him, and the dangerous criminal his twin has become. While Olivia struggles to put her life back together, Joachim’s comes apart. Stripped of their old roles, they strive to discover the truth about each other and themselves, first as employer and employee, then as friends. Their paths no longer sure, they are a man and woman who reach a place where the past doesn’t matter and only what they are living now is true.


The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Editor: Vintage Canada
ISBN-10: 0345809335
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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro Book Summary:

Kazuo Ishiguro's Booker Prize-winning masterpiece became an international bestseller on publication, was adapted into an award-winning film, and has since come to be regarded as a modern classic. The Remains of the Day is a spellbinding portrayal of a vanished way of life and a haunting meditation on the high cost of duty. It is also one of the most subtle, sad and humorous love stories ever written. It is the summer of 1956, when Stevens, a man who has dedicated himself to his career as a perfect butler in the one-time great house of Darlington Hall, sets off on a holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and, unexpectedly, into his own past, especially his friendship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton. As memories surface of his lifetime "in service" to Lord Darlington, and of his life between the wars, when the fate of the continent seemed to lie in the hands of a few men, he finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent beneath the carefully run world of his employer.

Download or read The Remains of the Day book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Kazuo Ishiguro's Booker Prize-winning masterpiece became an international bestseller on publication, was adapted into an award-winning film, and has since come to be regarded as a modern classic. The Remains of the Day is a spellbinding portrayal of a vanished way of life and a haunting meditation on the high cost of duty. It is also one of the most subtle, sad and humorous love stories ever written. It is the summer of 1956, when Stevens, a man who has dedicated himself to his career as a perfect butler in the one-time great house of Darlington Hall, sets off on a holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and, unexpectedly, into his own past, especially his friendship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton. As memories surface of his lifetime "in service" to Lord Darlington, and of his life between the wars, when the fate of the continent seemed to lie in the hands of a few men, he finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent beneath the carefully run world of his employer.


Please Mrs Butler

Please Mrs Butler [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Allan Ahlberg
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN-10: 0141928034
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Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg Book Summary:

Happy 30th birthday, Please Mrs Butler! This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, re-jacketed for its 30th anniversary and for a whole new generation of school children to fall in love with, is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone. From never-ending projects, reading tests, quarreling, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair.' Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses. Please Mrs Butler was voted the most important twentieth-century children's poetry book in a Books for Keeps poll.

Download or read Please Mrs Butler book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Happy 30th birthday, Please Mrs Butler! This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, re-jacketed for its 30th anniversary and for a whole new generation of school children to fall in love with, is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone. From never-ending projects, reading tests, quarreling, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair.' Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses. Please Mrs Butler was voted the most important twentieth-century children's poetry book in a Books for Keeps poll.


Kindred

Kindred [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Octavia E. Butler
Editor: Beacon Press
ISBN-10: 0807083704
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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler Book Summary:

The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

Download or read Kindred book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.


A Question of Trust

A Question of Trust [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Angeline Fortin
Editor: My Personal Bubble LLC
ISBN-10: 1465863796
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He planned to get rich the old-fashioned way... By marrying into it. When Jack Merrill becomes Earl of Haddington inheriting not only a title but the devastating debt that came with it, his friends convince him that the quickest solution is a wealthy bride! When he stumbles upon Kitty Hayes, he’s certain he’s found the perfect wife. She’s full of a fire and spirit that challenges him. She’s also a wealthy heiress. But Kitty is a married woman! Can he wait it out until she finds her freedom? After years in an abusive marriage, Kitty Hayes flees Boston hoping to find protection and anonymity with her sister, Eve MacKintosh, now Countess of Glenrothes, in Scotland, while she petitions for a divorce from the man who has made her life a living hell. Mistaken for her sister, she encounters Jack Merrill who seeks friendship, he claims, but Kitty knows what he is hoping for! To her surprise, he’s not at all what she expected but rather a caring and affectionate man. But Kitty knows a scoundrel man like Jack will never realize the man he could be—the loving husband she’d always hoped for and the father her daughter needs. A man she can trust. That doesn’t mean she can’t want something more from him, so Kitty negotiates a deal with Jack. The money he needs to save his earldom if he becomes her lover in return. It’s a bargain that gives Jack everything he needs, but he soon discovers that it doesn’t give what he truly wants. When Kitty’s life is threatened by her former husband, will he realize the truth before it’s too late or will Jack just stand aside and let Kitty walk out of his life forever?

Download or read A Question of Trust book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). He planned to get rich the old-fashioned way... By marrying into it. When Jack Merrill becomes Earl of Haddington inheriting not only a title but the devastating debt that came with it, his friends convince him that the quickest solution is a wealthy bride! When he stumbles upon Kitty Hayes, he’s certain he’s found the perfect wife. She’s full of a fire and spirit that challenges him. She’s also a wealthy heiress. But Kitty is a married woman! Can he wait it out until she finds her freedom? After years in an abusive marriage, Kitty Hayes flees Boston hoping to find protection and anonymity with her sister, Eve MacKintosh, now Countess of Glenrothes, in Scotland, while she petitions for a divorce from the man who has made her life a living hell. Mistaken for her sister, she encounters Jack Merrill who seeks friendship, he claims, but Kitty knows what he is hoping for! To her surprise, he’s not at all what she expected but rather a caring and affectionate man. But Kitty knows a scoundrel man like Jack will never realize the man he could be—the loving husband she’d always hoped for and the father her daughter needs. A man she can trust. That doesn’t mean she can’t want something more from him, so Kitty negotiates a deal with Jack. The money he needs to save his earldom if he becomes her lover in return. It’s a bargain that gives Jack everything he needs, but he soon discovers that it doesn’t give what he truly wants. When Kitty’s life is threatened by her former husband, will he realize the truth before it’s too late or will Jack just stand aside and let Kitty walk out of his life forever?


The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Otto Penzler
Editor: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN-10: 0345802993
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Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas Hardy, to contemporary stories by Sara Paretsky and Ed McBain, this collection touches on all aspects of the holiday season, and all types of mysteries. They are suspenseful, funny, frightening, and poignant. Included are puzzles by Mary Higgins Clark, Isaac Asimov, and Ngaio Marsh; uncanny tales in the tradition of A Christmas Carol by Peter Lovesey and Max Allan Collins; O. Henry-like stories by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Shearing, stories by pulp icons John D. MacDonald and Damon Runyon; comic gems from Donald E. Westlake and John Mortimer; and many, many more. Almost any kind of mystery you’re in the mood for--suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, or police procedural—can be found in these pages. FEATURING: - Unscrupulous Santas - Crimes of Christmases Past and Present - Festive felonies - Deadly puddings - Misdemeanors under the mistletoe - Christmas cases for classic characters including Sherlock Holmes, Brother Cadfael, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Rumpole of the Bailey, Inspector Morse, Inspector Ghote, A.J. Raffles, and Nero Wolfe.

Download or read The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas Hardy, to contemporary stories by Sara Paretsky and Ed McBain, this collection touches on all aspects of the holiday season, and all types of mysteries. They are suspenseful, funny, frightening, and poignant. Included are puzzles by Mary Higgins Clark, Isaac Asimov, and Ngaio Marsh; uncanny tales in the tradition of A Christmas Carol by Peter Lovesey and Max Allan Collins; O. Henry-like stories by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Shearing, stories by pulp icons John D. MacDonald and Damon Runyon; comic gems from Donald E. Westlake and John Mortimer; and many, many more. Almost any kind of mystery you’re in the mood for--suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, or police procedural—can be found in these pages. FEATURING: - Unscrupulous Santas - Crimes of Christmases Past and Present - Festive felonies - Deadly puddings - Misdemeanors under the mistletoe - Christmas cases for classic characters including Sherlock Holmes, Brother Cadfael, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Rumpole of the Bailey, Inspector Morse, Inspector Ghote, A.J. Raffles, and Nero Wolfe.


An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey

An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Annie Coyle Martin,Julius Falconer,Peter Good,Peter Hodgson,Neal James,Andrew Malloy,James McCarthy,Steve Morris,Harry Riley,Derek Rosser
Editor: Pneuma Springs Publishing
ISBN-10: 1782283579
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An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey by Annie Coyle Martin,Julius Falconer,Peter Good,Peter Hodgson,Neal James,Andrew Malloy,James McCarthy,Steve Morris,Harry Riley,Derek Rosser Book Summary:

Murder comes in all shapes and sizes. It also comes at inconvenient times. Christmas, for example. This anthology has all the classic motives: blackmail, revenge, lust, greed, anger… Murder by meat-hook, piano-wire, scarf, knife, hammer, golf-club, bullet, syringe … It’s all here, at your elbow. And there’s more! Humour, intrigue, suspense…

Download or read An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Murder comes in all shapes and sizes. It also comes at inconvenient times. Christmas, for example. This anthology has all the classic motives: blackmail, revenge, lust, greed, anger… Murder by meat-hook, piano-wire, scarf, knife, hammer, golf-club, bullet, syringe … It’s all here, at your elbow. And there’s more! Humour, intrigue, suspense…


Once Upon a Christmas

Once Upon a Christmas [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Clare Revell
Editor: Pelican Ventures Book Group
ISBN-10: 1522300597
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Once Upon a Christmas by Clare Revell Book Summary:

As settlement for her father's debts, Caitlyn Hosier is forced into a marriage with the village recluse—a man no one has seen all the years he's lived in the manor house. A man surrounded by rumors. A man with a vicious temper. A man said to be a monster. A man who hates Christmas.Hayden Shade hides his scars behind a mask, but the past never ceases to haunt him. A new life and a new start seem too much to hope for. Does he even deserve one? Surely not with a woman so wholly beautiful as Caitlyn. He longs to build a life-long relationship, but he daren't allow her to see the real him until he knows for sure she loves him.Desperate to find happiness with the man she's fated to marry, Caitlyn determines to uncover the real Hayden Shade. There must be something good behind the mask. But what if there's nothing more to him than the monster she could never love?

Download or read Once Upon a Christmas book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). As settlement for her father's debts, Caitlyn Hosier is forced into a marriage with the village recluse—a man no one has seen all the years he's lived in the manor house. A man surrounded by rumors. A man with a vicious temper. A man said to be a monster. A man who hates Christmas.Hayden Shade hides his scars behind a mask, but the past never ceases to haunt him. A new life and a new start seem too much to hope for. Does he even deserve one? Surely not with a woman so wholly beautiful as Caitlyn. He longs to build a life-long relationship, but he daren't allow her to see the real him until he knows for sure she loves him.Desperate to find happiness with the man she's fated to marry, Caitlyn determines to uncover the real Hayden Shade. There must be something good behind the mask. But what if there's nothing more to him than the monster she could never love?


Miracle on 10th Street

Miracle on 10th Street [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Editor: Convergent Books
ISBN-10: 1524759333
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Celebrate the season with this beautiful and inspiring collection of thoughtful reflections on Christmas from the bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time. For more than seventy years, Madeleine L’Engle’s writing have delighted and inspired readers. In her stories, essays, poems, journal entries, and letters, she returned again and again to the beauty of Christmas, illuminating the holiday with her singular insight and imagination. Miracle on 10th Street includes excerpts from her most cherished works, reflecting on Advent, Incarnation, Epiphany, mystery, and redemption. In these pages, L’Engle points to the marvels and curiosities that fill everyday life. And, as always, she shows herself to be a one-woman force for celebration—fully believing that delight and wonder must mark the life of anyone who sees God’s love at work.

Download or read Miracle on 10th Street book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Celebrate the season with this beautiful and inspiring collection of thoughtful reflections on Christmas from the bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time. For more than seventy years, Madeleine L’Engle’s writing have delighted and inspired readers. In her stories, essays, poems, journal entries, and letters, she returned again and again to the beauty of Christmas, illuminating the holiday with her singular insight and imagination. Miracle on 10th Street includes excerpts from her most cherished works, reflecting on Advent, Incarnation, Epiphany, mystery, and redemption. In these pages, L’Engle points to the marvels and curiosities that fill everyday life. And, as always, she shows herself to be a one-woman force for celebration—fully believing that delight and wonder must mark the life of anyone who sees God’s love at work.


Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher

Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Edward H. Bonekemper
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN-10: 1596981660
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Ulysses S. Grant is often accused of being a cold-hearted butcher of his troops. In Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher, historian Edward H. Bonekemper III proves that Grant's casualty rates actually compared favorably with those of other Civil War generals. His perseverance, decisiveness, moral courage, and political acumen place him among the greatest generals of the Civil War; indeed, of all military history. Bonekemper proves that it was no historical accident that Grant accepted the surrender of three entire Confederate armies and won the Civil War. Bonekemper ably silences Grant's critics and restores Grant to the heroic reputation he so richly deserves.

Download or read Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Ulysses S. Grant is often accused of being a cold-hearted butcher of his troops. In Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher, historian Edward H. Bonekemper III proves that Grant's casualty rates actually compared favorably with those of other Civil War generals. His perseverance, decisiveness, moral courage, and political acumen place him among the greatest generals of the Civil War; indeed, of all military history. Bonekemper proves that it was no historical accident that Grant accepted the surrender of three entire Confederate armies and won the Civil War. Bonekemper ably silences Grant's critics and restores Grant to the heroic reputation he so richly deserves.


Improbable Fiction

Improbable Fiction [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Jan Cohn
Editor: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN-10: 082297293X
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A compelling account of the life of Pennsylvanian writer Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Through the examination of the tension between her seemingly contradictory domestic and professional identities, Jan Cohn illuminates precisely why Rinehart's accomplishments are so remarkable.

Download or read Improbable Fiction book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). A compelling account of the life of Pennsylvanian writer Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Through the examination of the tension between her seemingly contradictory domestic and professional identities, Jan Cohn illuminates precisely why Rinehart's accomplishments are so remarkable.


In Search of Mercy

In Search of Mercy [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Michael Ayoob
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN-10: 9781429947282
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Winner of the Shamus Award for Best First Novel Dexter Bolzjak is an ex–hockey goalie who was abducted and tortured by perverted sports fans eight years ago. Now he's muddling along in a Pittsburgh warehouse when he meets an old, terminally ill drunk named Lou Kashon. Lou wants to see his lost love, the actress Mercy Carnahan, and offers Dexter a fortune to find her. Dexter embarks on the search, retracing Mercy's past online and on foot. Soon, Mercy begins to haunt Dexter, appearing in his dreams while flashbacks to his own traumatic experience plague his waking hours. Dexter persists and follows Mercy's trail to New York, where he finds a voyeuristic film of the actress recorded shortly before her disappearance. Once Dexter connects that film to its source, he finds himself trapped in the ultimate nightmare. Michael Ayoob's first novel offers a captivating new PI and a provocative mystery.

Download or read In Search of Mercy book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Winner of the Shamus Award for Best First Novel Dexter Bolzjak is an ex–hockey goalie who was abducted and tortured by perverted sports fans eight years ago. Now he's muddling along in a Pittsburgh warehouse when he meets an old, terminally ill drunk named Lou Kashon. Lou wants to see his lost love, the actress Mercy Carnahan, and offers Dexter a fortune to find her. Dexter embarks on the search, retracing Mercy's past online and on foot. Soon, Mercy begins to haunt Dexter, appearing in his dreams while flashbacks to his own traumatic experience plague his waking hours. Dexter persists and follows Mercy's trail to New York, where he finds a voyeuristic film of the actress recorded shortly before her disappearance. Once Dexter connects that film to its source, he finds himself trapped in the ultimate nightmare. Michael Ayoob's first novel offers a captivating new PI and a provocative mystery.


The Knot of a Knight

The Knot of a Knight [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Linda Rae Sande
Editor: Twisted Teacup Publishing
ISBN-10: 1946271373
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His love for her is real. But is she telling him the truth? Horse trainer by day and agent of the Crown at night, when Sir Randolph receives an offer to help a baroness train a timid filly, he’s happy to oblige. But with no horse in sight and the sneaking suspicion he’s been set up for love, he and the beautiful young widow Lady Xenobia hit it off immediately. There’s only one problem – what is the fine Lady doing with a hidden stash of suspicious-looking bank notes? Yearning for an independent life, Rachel spends her days balancing the books for her mother’s business. But when a dashing son of an earl with a need for an accountant sets his sights on her, she finally sees her chance. He might not be heir to the earldom, but Mark Merriweather is a cunning businessman searching for a wife… and he feels an attraction to Rachel which is impossible to deny. With a matchmaking cousin pulling strings in the background and secrets bubbling to the surface, will this pair of budding couples find the happiness they desire? And as passion begins to flare amid rumors of embezzlement and counterfeit banknotes, will their relationships fall apart before they even begin? If you adore gripping Regency Romance novels set in the heart of 19th-century British Aristocracy, then The Knot of a Knight is a tale you won’t want to miss. With a dash of mystery and plenty of romantic suspense, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat. Scroll up and grab your copy now.

Download or read The Knot of a Knight book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). His love for her is real. But is she telling him the truth? Horse trainer by day and agent of the Crown at night, when Sir Randolph receives an offer to help a baroness train a timid filly, he’s happy to oblige. But with no horse in sight and the sneaking suspicion he’s been set up for love, he and the beautiful young widow Lady Xenobia hit it off immediately. There’s only one problem – what is the fine Lady doing with a hidden stash of suspicious-looking bank notes? Yearning for an independent life, Rachel spends her days balancing the books for her mother’s business. But when a dashing son of an earl with a need for an accountant sets his sights on her, she finally sees her chance. He might not be heir to the earldom, but Mark Merriweather is a cunning businessman searching for a wife… and he feels an attraction to Rachel which is impossible to deny. With a matchmaking cousin pulling strings in the background and secrets bubbling to the surface, will this pair of budding couples find the happiness they desire? And as passion begins to flare amid rumors of embezzlement and counterfeit banknotes, will their relationships fall apart before they even begin? If you adore gripping Regency Romance novels set in the heart of 19th-century British Aristocracy, then The Knot of a Knight is a tale you won’t want to miss. With a dash of mystery and plenty of romantic suspense, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat. Scroll up and grab your copy now.


The Royal Romeos Series

The Royal Romeos Series [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Jenny Gardiner
Editor: Jenny Gardiner Books
ISBN-10: 1944763325
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Finally, the continuation of the It’s Reigning Men series, set amidst the opulence and splendor of the Tuscan wine country, with the first three books bundled together for the first time. Red Hot Romeo Love the wine you’re with… Alessandro Romeo is burned out after finally extricating himself from a nearly year-long relationship with a hot-tempered Italian model who set fire to his Lamborghini when she suspected him of cheating. He’s sworn off the fairer sex and instead spends his waking hours overseeing the expansion of his family’s hugely successful winery in the magnificent hills of Chianti, where he is happy to never see a model again, let alone date one. American supermodel Taylor McFarland might be blond, but she sure isn’t dumb. And she’s smart enough to know to avoid the shallow men who seem to migrate toward her type, the ones who presume that models are the wild women of the fashion industry who happily discard men like used tissues. Only Taylor’s not that type at all; instead, she’s intent on using the influence her position affords her to help those less fortunate than she. But when her good deeds means clashing with the quintessential heartless Italian player who she’d heard left model Gia Sandretti at the altar, well, she will happily give him a piece of her mind, and certainly not a piece of her heart. Black Sheep Romeo On cloud wine… Sometimes trouble seems to find Matteo Romeo whether he seeks it out or not. Long regarded as the black sheep of the famed Romeo winemaking family, he’s hardly surprised when he finds himself in yet another predicament, this time harboring an unauthorized farmhand who he’s discovered hiding in a tool shed just as the grape harvest gets underway. Freespirited Lizzie Moretti has long prized her independence. Lizzie’s been wandering around the world, working odd jobs to earn just enough money to keep on the go. Forced to flee an aggressive host in the middle of a rainy night while working on a farm in Tuscany, she seeks the shelter of a tool shed until she can figure out a plan. Alas, it happens to be on the estate of the wealthy Romeo family on the eve of the coveted grape harvest, when strangers like Lizzie are most unwelcome. She’s never put down roots. And he can’t seem to escape the roots that sometimes feel like they’re strangling him. They both walked away from family, but can they find salvation in the very family they’ve tried to run from? Red Carpet Romeo Look who’s grown up now… Valentina Romeo loved a romantic wedding, and couldn’t wait to serve as an attendant in her favorite cousin Prince Luca of Monaforte’s upcoming nuptials. She and Luca had reveled in childhood summers at the family estate on the Ligurian Sea. Many of her fondest memories were made there, along with one of her most humiliating, when Luca’s college roommate Parker shunned her brave declaration of love. Investment banker Parker Hornsby hadn’t been back to Monaforte since he was in college. Back then he’d spent a glorious summer enjoying idyllic days at his best friend Luca’s family beach home. The fun was marred only by Luca’s obtrusive younger cousin Valentina, who could barely mask her crush on Parker, forcing him to flatly cut her off before she got her hopes up. The last thing Parker wanted was to be accused of going after his friend’s jailbait cousin, even if she was about the sweetest fourteen-year old girl he’d ever met. But when Parker shows up in Monaforte, paired in Luca’s wedding with Valentina, all bets are off on whether he can restrain himself from the beautiful—and fully grown-up—heiress to the world-famous Romeo wine label, or whether he remains the nemesis she thinks he is.

Download or read The Royal Romeos Series book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Finally, the continuation of the It’s Reigning Men series, set amidst the opulence and splendor of the Tuscan wine country, with the first three books bundled together for the first time. Red Hot Romeo Love the wine you’re with… Alessandro Romeo is burned out after finally extricating himself from a nearly year-long relationship with a hot-tempered Italian model who set fire to his Lamborghini when she suspected him of cheating. He’s sworn off the fairer sex and instead spends his waking hours overseeing the expansion of his family’s hugely successful winery in the magnificent hills of Chianti, where he is happy to never see a model again, let alone date one. American supermodel Taylor McFarland might be blond, but she sure isn’t dumb. And she’s smart enough to know to avoid the shallow men who seem to migrate toward her type, the ones who presume that models are the wild women of the fashion industry who happily discard men like used tissues. Only Taylor’s not that type at all; instead, she’s intent on using the influence her position affords her to help those less fortunate than she. But when her good deeds means clashing with the quintessential heartless Italian player who she’d heard left model Gia Sandretti at the altar, well, she will happily give him a piece of her mind, and certainly not a piece of her heart. Black Sheep Romeo On cloud wine… Sometimes trouble seems to find Matteo Romeo whether he seeks it out or not. Long regarded as the black sheep of the famed Romeo winemaking family, he’s hardly surprised when he finds himself in yet another predicament, this time harboring an unauthorized farmhand who he’s discovered hiding in a tool shed just as the grape harvest gets underway. Freespirited Lizzie Moretti has long prized her independence. Lizzie’s been wandering around the world, working odd jobs to earn just enough money to keep on the go. Forced to flee an aggressive host in the middle of a rainy night while working on a farm in Tuscany, she seeks the shelter of a tool shed until she can figure out a plan. Alas, it happens to be on the estate of the wealthy Romeo family on the eve of the coveted grape harvest, when strangers like Lizzie are most unwelcome. She’s never put down roots. And he can’t seem to escape the roots that sometimes feel like they’re strangling him. They both walked away from family, but can they find salvation in the very family they’ve tried to run from? Red Carpet Romeo Look who’s grown up now… Valentina Romeo loved a romantic wedding, and couldn’t wait to serve as an attendant in her favorite cousin Prince Luca of Monaforte’s upcoming nuptials. She and Luca had reveled in childhood summers at the family estate on the Ligurian Sea. Many of her fondest memories were made there, along with one of her most humiliating, when Luca’s college roommate Parker shunned her brave declaration of love. Investment banker Parker Hornsby hadn’t been back to Monaforte since he was in college. Back then he’d spent a glorious summer enjoying idyllic days at his best friend Luca’s family beach home. The fun was marred only by Luca’s obtrusive younger cousin Valentina, who could barely mask her crush on Parker, forcing him to flatly cut her off before she got her hopes up. The last thing Parker wanted was to be accused of going after his friend’s jailbait cousin, even if she was about the sweetest fourteen-year old girl he’d ever met. But when Parker shows up in Monaforte, paired in Luca’s wedding with Valentina, all bets are off on whether he can restrain himself from the beautiful—and fully grown-up—heiress to the world-famous Romeo wine label, or whether he remains the nemesis she thinks he is.


Fledgling

Fledgling [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Octavia E. Butler
Editor: Seven Stories Press
ISBN-10: 9781583228043
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Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and still wants—to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself. Fledgling is a captivating novel that tests the limits of "otherness" and questions what it means to be truly human.

Download or read Fledgling book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and still wants—to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself. Fledgling is a captivating novel that tests the limits of "otherness" and questions what it means to be truly human.


The Wedding Game

The Wedding Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Jane Feather
Editor: Bantam
ISBN-10: 0553898396
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In this captivating romance about the inimitable Duncan sisters and their clandestine matchmaking service, a handsome new client throws youngest sister Chastity into an unexpected quandary. Chastity listens to Dr. Douglas Farrell’s distressingly unromantic requirements for a wife: wealth and social status. Her instinct is to refuse service to the tall, muscular, dark-eyed physician, but she can’t turn away a paying client. Yet the doctor conceals a secret. He’s prepared to sacrifice his bachelorhood for his true passion: caring for the poorest of London’s poor. Of course, his dream requires capital. For that, he is convinced he needs a well-to-do, well-connected wife. Little does Chastity know that if she ever learned the selfless truth, the handsome doctor just might steal her heart. And if Douglas ever lifted the veil that covers this mysterious woman, he might discover his perfect match.

Download or read The Wedding Game book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). In this captivating romance about the inimitable Duncan sisters and their clandestine matchmaking service, a handsome new client throws youngest sister Chastity into an unexpected quandary. Chastity listens to Dr. Douglas Farrell’s distressingly unromantic requirements for a wife: wealth and social status. Her instinct is to refuse service to the tall, muscular, dark-eyed physician, but she can’t turn away a paying client. Yet the doctor conceals a secret. He’s prepared to sacrifice his bachelorhood for his true passion: caring for the poorest of London’s poor. Of course, his dream requires capital. For that, he is convinced he needs a well-to-do, well-connected wife. Little does Chastity know that if she ever learned the selfless truth, the handsome doctor just might steal her heart. And if Douglas ever lifted the veil that covers this mysterious woman, he might discover his perfect match.


Dog Diaries: Happy Howlidays

Dog Diaries: Happy Howlidays [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: James Patterson,Steven Butler
Editor: Jimmy Patterson
ISBN-10: 0316456209
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Dog Diaries: Happy Howlidays by James Patterson,Steven Butler Book Summary:

Dog Diaries is the first book written by a dog AND a #1 New York Times bestseller! When mischievous mutt, Junior, causes a Turkey Day disaster, getting out of the doghouse will take a Christmas miracle! Are you ready for a festive adventure? Join me, Junior on the most PAWSOME, most BARKTASTIC journey through the HOWLIDAY SEASON. You'll read all about: FANGSGIVING, CRITTER-MESS and the mysterious SAINT LICK. Why strange humans called CAROL come and howl at the front door. And why SHINY TREES suddenly sprout inside your kennel! This will be the best holiday EVER! As long as the Mom-Lady doesn't find out what I did to the Fangsgiving turkey. You can keep a SECRET, right? This hilarious, illustrated MIDDLE SCHOOL spin-off about a dog and his boy is perfect for younger readers!

Download or read Dog Diaries: Happy Howlidays book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Dog Diaries is the first book written by a dog AND a #1 New York Times bestseller! When mischievous mutt, Junior, causes a Turkey Day disaster, getting out of the doghouse will take a Christmas miracle! Are you ready for a festive adventure? Join me, Junior on the most PAWSOME, most BARKTASTIC journey through the HOWLIDAY SEASON. You'll read all about: FANGSGIVING, CRITTER-MESS and the mysterious SAINT LICK. Why strange humans called CAROL come and howl at the front door. And why SHINY TREES suddenly sprout inside your kennel! This will be the best holiday EVER! As long as the Mom-Lady doesn't find out what I did to the Fangsgiving turkey. You can keep a SECRET, right? This hilarious, illustrated MIDDLE SCHOOL spin-off about a dog and his boy is perfect for younger readers!


Black Butler

Black Butler [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Yana Toboso
Editor: Yen Press LLC
ISBN-10: 0316237000
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Terrorizing its populace, Jack the Ripper has shaken London to its very core. But when Sebastian Michaelis, singular butler of the Phantomhive house, lays bare the madman's true identity, all that is left for him to do is eliminate the perpetrator in the name of the Queen and Phantomhive. But inhumanly efficient skills don't guarantee victory when the opponent is just as supernaturally gifted! And though Sebastian may be able to save Ciel from physical harm in the battle that ensues, will the young earl ever recover from the emotional scars it will leave on his heart?

Download or read Black Butler book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Terrorizing its populace, Jack the Ripper has shaken London to its very core. But when Sebastian Michaelis, singular butler of the Phantomhive house, lays bare the madman's true identity, all that is left for him to do is eliminate the perpetrator in the name of the Queen and Phantomhive. But inhumanly efficient skills don't guarantee victory when the opponent is just as supernaturally gifted! And though Sebastian may be able to save Ciel from physical harm in the battle that ensues, will the young earl ever recover from the emotional scars it will leave on his heart?


Knocking on Heaven's Door

Knocking on Heaven's Door [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Katy Butler
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN-10: 1451641990
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In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents’ desires for “Good Deaths” and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had left her proud seventy-nine-year-old father unable to fasten a belt or complete a sentence. Tragedy at first drew the family closer: her mother devoted herself to caregiving, and Butler joined the twenty-four million Americans helping shepherd parents through their final declines. Then doctors outfitted her father with a pacemaker, keeping his heart going but doing nothing to prevent his six-year slide into dementia, near-blindness, and misery. When he told his exhausted wife, “I’m living too long,” mother and daughter were forced to confront a series of wrenching moral questions. When does death stop being a curse and become a blessing? Where is the line between saving a life and prolonging a dying? When do you say to a doctor, “Let my loved one go?” When doctors refused to disable the pacemaker, condemning her father to a prolonged and agonizing death, Butler set out to understand why. Her quest had barely begun when her mother took another path. Faced with her own grave illness, she rebelled against her doctors, refused open-heart surgery, and met death head-on. With a reporter’s skill and a daughter’s love, Butler explores what happens when our terror of death collides with the technological imperatives of medicine. Her provocative thesis is that modern medicine, in its pursuit of maximum longevity, often creates more suffering than it prevents. This revolutionary blend of memoir and investigative reporting lays bare the tangled web of technology, medicine, and commerce that dying has become. And it chronicles the rise of Slow Medicine, a new movement trying to reclaim the “Good Deaths” our ancestors prized. Knocking on Heaven’s Door is a map through the labyrinth of a broken medical system. It will inspire the difficult conversations we need to have with loved ones as it illuminates the path to a better way of death.

Download or read Knocking on Heaven's Door book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents’ desires for “Good Deaths” and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had left her proud seventy-nine-year-old father unable to fasten a belt or complete a sentence. Tragedy at first drew the family closer: her mother devoted herself to caregiving, and Butler joined the twenty-four million Americans helping shepherd parents through their final declines. Then doctors outfitted her father with a pacemaker, keeping his heart going but doing nothing to prevent his six-year slide into dementia, near-blindness, and misery. When he told his exhausted wife, “I’m living too long,” mother and daughter were forced to confront a series of wrenching moral questions. When does death stop being a curse and become a blessing? Where is the line between saving a life and prolonging a dying? When do you say to a doctor, “Let my loved one go?” When doctors refused to disable the pacemaker, condemning her father to a prolonged and agonizing death, Butler set out to understand why. Her quest had barely begun when her mother took another path. Faced with her own grave illness, she rebelled against her doctors, refused open-heart surgery, and met death head-on. With a reporter’s skill and a daughter’s love, Butler explores what happens when our terror of death collides with the technological imperatives of medicine. Her provocative thesis is that modern medicine, in its pursuit of maximum longevity, often creates more suffering than it prevents. This revolutionary blend of memoir and investigative reporting lays bare the tangled web of technology, medicine, and commerce that dying has become. And it chronicles the rise of Slow Medicine, a new movement trying to reclaim the “Good Deaths” our ancestors prized. Knocking on Heaven’s Door is a map through the labyrinth of a broken medical system. It will inspire the difficult conversations we need to have with loved ones as it illuminates the path to a better way of death.


Defending Jacob

Defending Jacob [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: William Landay
Editor: Delacorte Press
ISBN-10: 0345527593
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . tragic and shocking.”—Associated Press NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED ORIGINAL STREAMING SERIES • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • Boston Globe • Kansas City Star Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney for two decades. He is respected. Admired in the courtroom. Happy at home with the loves of his life: his wife, Laurie, and their teenage son, Jacob. Then Andy’s quiet suburb is stunned by a shocking crime: a young boy stabbed to death in a leafy park. And an even greater shock: The accused is Andy’s own son—shy, awkward, mysterious Jacob. Andy believes in Jacob’s innocence. Any parent would. But the pressure mounts. Damning evidence. Doubt. A faltering marriage. The neighbors’ contempt. A murder trial that threatens to obliterate Andy’s family. It is the ultimate test for any parent: How far would you go to protect your child? It is a test of devotion. A test of how well a parent can know a child. For Andy Barber, a man with an iron will and a dark secret, it is a test of guilt and innocence in the deepest sense. How far would you go? Praise for Defending Jacob “A novel like this comes along maybe once a decade . . . a tour de force, a full-blooded legal thriller about a murder trial and the way it shatters a family. With its relentless suspense, its mesmerizing prose, and a shocking twist at the end, it’s every bit as good as Scott Turow’s great Presumed Innocent. But it’s also something more: an indelible domestic drama that calls to mind Ordinary People and We Need to Talk About Kevin. A spellbinding and unforgettable literary crime novel.”—Joseph Finder “Defending Jacob is smart, sophisticated, and suspenseful—capturing both the complexity and stunning fragility of family life.”—Lee Child “Powerful . . . leaves you gasping breathlessly at each shocking revelation.”—Lisa Gardner “Disturbing, complex, and gripping, Defending Jacob is impossible to put down. William Landay is a stunning talent.”—Carla Neggers “Riveting, suspenseful, and emotionally searing.”—Linwood Barclay

Download or read Defending Jacob book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . tragic and shocking.”—Associated Press NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED ORIGINAL STREAMING SERIES • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • Boston Globe • Kansas City Star Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney for two decades. He is respected. Admired in the courtroom. Happy at home with the loves of his life: his wife, Laurie, and their teenage son, Jacob. Then Andy’s quiet suburb is stunned by a shocking crime: a young boy stabbed to death in a leafy park. And an even greater shock: The accused is Andy’s own son—shy, awkward, mysterious Jacob. Andy believes in Jacob’s innocence. Any parent would. But the pressure mounts. Damning evidence. Doubt. A faltering marriage. The neighbors’ contempt. A murder trial that threatens to obliterate Andy’s family. It is the ultimate test for any parent: How far would you go to protect your child? It is a test of devotion. A test of how well a parent can know a child. For Andy Barber, a man with an iron will and a dark secret, it is a test of guilt and innocence in the deepest sense. How far would you go? Praise for Defending Jacob “A novel like this comes along maybe once a decade . . . a tour de force, a full-blooded legal thriller about a murder trial and the way it shatters a family. With its relentless suspense, its mesmerizing prose, and a shocking twist at the end, it’s every bit as good as Scott Turow’s great Presumed Innocent. But it’s also something more: an indelible domestic drama that calls to mind Ordinary People and We Need to Talk About Kevin. A spellbinding and unforgettable literary crime novel.”—Joseph Finder “Defending Jacob is smart, sophisticated, and suspenseful—capturing both the complexity and stunning fragility of family life.”—Lee Child “Powerful . . . leaves you gasping breathlessly at each shocking revelation.”—Lisa Gardner “Disturbing, complex, and gripping, Defending Jacob is impossible to put down. William Landay is a stunning talent.”—Carla Neggers “Riveting, suspenseful, and emotionally searing.”—Linwood Barclay


Santa's Christmas Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition)

Santa's Christmas Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition) [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: O. Henry,Mark Twain,Beatrix Potter,Louisa May Alcott,Charles Dickens,William Shakespeare,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Emily Dickinson,Robert Louis Stevenson,Rudyard Kipling,Hans Christian Andersen,Selma Lagerlöf,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Martin Luther,Walter Scott,J. M. Barrie,Anthony Trollope,Brothers Grimm,L. Frank Baum,Lucy Maud Montgomery,George Macdonald,Leo Tolstoy,Henry Van Dyke,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Clement Moore,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,William Wordsworth,Alfred Lord Tennyson,William Butler Yeats,Eleanor H. Porter,Jacob A. Riis,Susan Anne Livingston,Ridley Sedgwick,Sophie May,Lucas Malet,Juliana Horatia Ewing,Alice Hale Burnett,Ernest Ingersoll,Annie F. Johnston,Amanda M. Douglas,Amy Ella Blanchard,Carolyn Wells,Walter Crane,Thomas Nelson Page,Florence L. Barclay,A. S. Boyd,Edward A. Rand,Max Brand,William John Locke,Nora A. Smith,Phebe A. Curtiss,Nellie C. King,Booker T. Washington,Lucy Wheelock,Aunt Hede,Frederick E. Dewhurst,Maud Lindsay,Marjorie L. C. Pickthall,Jay T. Stocking,Anna Robinson,Florence M. Kingsley,Olive Thorne Miller,M. A. L. Lane,Elizabeth Harkison,Raymond Mcalden,F. E. Mann,Winifred M. Kirkland,François Coppée,Katherine Pyle,Grace Margaret Gallaher,Elia W. Peattie,F. Arnstein,James Weber Linn,Anne Hollingsworth Wharton,Elbridge S. Brooks,Isabel Cecilia Williams,Anton Chekhov,Armando Palacio Valdés,André Theuriet,Alphonse Daudet,Benito Pérez Galdós,Antonio Maré,Pedro A. De Alarcón,Jules Simon,Marcel Prévost,Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer,Maxime Du Camp,Mary Hartwell Catherwood,F. L. Stealey,Kate Upson Clark,Marion Clifford,E. E. Hale,Willis Boyd Allen,Edgar Wallace,Georg Schuster,Harrison S. Morris,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Matilda Betham Edwards,Angelo J. Lewis,Vernon Lee,Guy De Maupassant,Saki,Bret Harte,Robert E. Howard,William Francis Dawson,Hamilton Wright Mabie,Christopher North,Susan Coolidge,Oliver Bell Bunce,Phillips Brooks,William Drummond,James Russell Lowell,Alfred Domett,Reginald Heber,Dinah Maria Mulock,Margaret Deland,John Addington Symonds,Edward Thring,Cecil Frances Alexander,Mary Austin,James S. Park,Isaac Watts,Robert Herrick,Edmund Hamilton Sears,Ben Jonson,Edmund Bolton,Robert Southwell,C.s. Stone,James Whitcomb Riley,Frances Ridley Havergal,William Morris,Charles Mackay,Harriet F. Blodgett,Eliza Cook,George Wither,John G. Whittier,Richard Watson Gilder,Tudor Jenks,William Makepeace Thackeray,Henry Vaughan,Christian Burke,Andrew Lang,Emily Huntington Miller,Cyril Winterbotham,Enoch Arnold Bennett,Mary Louisa Molesworth,Meredith Nicholson,A. M. Williamson,C. N. Williamson,Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell,James Selwin Tait,Booth Tarkington,Evaleen Stein,Frances Hodgson Burnett,Frank Samuel Child,Samuel McChord Crothers,Sarah Orne Jewett,Georgianna M. Bishop,Sarah P. Doughty,John Punnett Peters,Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,Selma Lagerlof
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Santa's Christmas Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition) by O. Henry,Mark Twain,Beatrix Potter,Louisa May Alcott,Charles Dickens,William Shakespeare,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Emily Dickinson,Robert Louis Stevenson,Rudyard Kipling,Hans Christian Andersen,Selma Lagerlöf,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Martin Luther,Walter Scott,J. M. Barrie,Anthony Trollope,Brothers Grimm,L. Frank Baum,Lucy Maud Montgomery,George Macdonald,Leo Tolstoy,Henry Van Dyke,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Clement Moore,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,William Wordsworth,Alfred Lord Tennyson,William Butler Yeats,Eleanor H. Porter,Jacob A. Riis,Susan Anne Livingston,Ridley Sedgwick,Sophie May,Lucas Malet,Juliana Horatia Ewing,Alice Hale Burnett,Ernest Ingersoll,Annie F. Johnston,Amanda M. Douglas,Amy Ella Blanchard,Carolyn Wells,Walter Crane,Thomas Nelson Page,Florence L. Barclay,A. S. Boyd,Edward A. Rand,Max Brand,William John Locke,Nora A. Smith,Phebe A. Curtiss,Nellie C. King,Booker T. Washington,Lucy Wheelock,Aunt Hede,Frederick E. Dewhurst,Maud Lindsay,Marjorie L. C. Pickthall,Jay T. Stocking,Anna Robinson,Florence M. Kingsley,Olive Thorne Miller,M. A. L. Lane,Elizabeth Harkison,Raymond Mcalden,F. E. Mann,Winifred M. Kirkland,François Coppée,Katherine Pyle,Grace Margaret Gallaher,Elia W. Peattie,F. Arnstein,James Weber Linn,Anne Hollingsworth Wharton,Elbridge S. Brooks,Isabel Cecilia Williams,Anton Chekhov,Armando Palacio Valdés,André Theuriet,Alphonse Daudet,Benito Pérez Galdós,Antonio Maré,Pedro A. De Alarcón,Jules Simon,Marcel Prévost,Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer,Maxime Du Camp,Mary Hartwell Catherwood,F. L. Stealey,Kate Upson Clark,Marion Clifford,E. E. Hale,Willis Boyd Allen,Edgar Wallace,Georg Schuster,Harrison S. Morris,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Matilda Betham Edwards,Angelo J. Lewis,Vernon Lee,Guy De Maupassant,Saki,Bret Harte,Robert E. Howard,William Francis Dawson,Hamilton Wright Mabie,Christopher North,Susan Coolidge,Oliver Bell Bunce,Phillips Brooks,William Drummond,James Russell Lowell,Alfred Domett,Reginald Heber,Dinah Maria Mulock,Margaret Deland,John Addington Symonds,Edward Thring,Cecil Frances Alexander,Mary Austin,James S. Park,Isaac Watts,Robert Herrick,Edmund Hamilton Sears,Ben Jonson,Edmund Bolton,Robert Southwell,C.s. Stone,James Whitcomb Riley,Frances Ridley Havergal,William Morris,Charles Mackay,Harriet F. Blodgett,Eliza Cook,George Wither,John G. Whittier,Richard Watson Gilder,Tudor Jenks,William Makepeace Thackeray,Henry Vaughan,Christian Burke,Andrew Lang,Emily Huntington Miller,Cyril Winterbotham,Enoch Arnold Bennett,Mary Louisa Molesworth,Meredith Nicholson,A. M. Williamson,C. N. Williamson,Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell,James Selwin Tait,Booth Tarkington,Evaleen Stein,Frances Hodgson Burnett,Frank Samuel Child,Samuel McChord Crothers,Sarah Orne Jewett,Georgianna M. Bishop,Sarah P. Doughty,John Punnett Peters,Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,Selma Lagerlof Book Summary:

This holiday, we are offering to you our own Christmas box - filled up to the top with the best Christmas novels, classics to read during holidays, magical Christmas tales, legends, most famous carols and the unique poetry of the giants of literature dedicated to this one and only holiday: The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White…

Download or read Santa's Christmas Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition) book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). This holiday, we are offering to you our own Christmas box - filled up to the top with the best Christmas novels, classics to read during holidays, magical Christmas tales, legends, most famous carols and the unique poetry of the giants of literature dedicated to this one and only holiday: The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White…


Ireland under the Tudors (Vol. 1-3)

Ireland under the Tudors (Vol. 1-3) [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Richard Bagwell
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This 3-volume book features a detailed historical account of one of the most turbulent periods in Irish history. The Tudor conquest (or reconquest) of Ireland took place under the Tudor dynasty, which held the Kingdom of England during the 16th century. Following a failed rebellion against the crown by Silken Thomas, the Earl of Kildare, in the 1530s, Henry VIII was declared King of Ireland in 1542 by statute of the Parliament of Ireland, with the aim of restoring such central authority as had been lost throughout the country during the previous two centuries. Several people who helped establish the Plantations of Ireland also played a part later in the early colonization of North America, particularly a group known as the West Country men. Alternating conciliation and repression, the conquest continued for sixty years, until 1603, when the entire country came under the nominal control of James I._x000D_ Contents:_x000D_ Introductory_x000D_ The Reign of Henry VII_x000D_ From the Accession of Henry VIII to the Year 1534_x000D_ The Geraldine Rebellion, 1534-1535_x000D_ From the Year 1536 to the Year 1540_x000D_ End of Grey's Administration_x000D_ 1540 and 1541_x000D_ 1541 to the Close of the Reign of Henry VIII_x000D_ The Irish Church under Henry VIII_x000D_ From the Accession of Edward VI to the Year 1551_x000D_ From the Year 1551 to the Death of Edward VI_x000D_ The Reign of Mary_x000D_ From the Accession of Elizabeth to the Year 1561_x000D_ 1561-1564_x000D_ 1564 and 1565_x000D_ 1566-1570_x000D_ 1570 and 1571_x000D_ Foreign Intrigues_x000D_ 1571-1574_x000D_ Administration of Fitzwilliam, 1574 and 1575_x000D_ Administration of Sidney, 1575-1578_x000D_ The Irish Church during the First Twenty Years of Elizabeth's Reign_x000D_ Rebellion of James Fitzmaurice, 1579_x000D_ The Desmond Rebellion, 1579-1580_x000D_ The Desmond War 1580-1582_x000D_ Government of Perrott, 1583-1588_x000D_ The Invincible Armada_x000D_ Administration of Fitzwilliam, 1588-1594_x000D_ Government of Lord Burgh, 1597_x000D_ General Rising under Tyrone, 1598-1599_x000D_ Essex in Ireland, 1599_x000D_ Government of Mountjoy, 1600-1601_x000D_ The Spaniards in Munster, 1601-1602_x000D_ The End of the Reign, 1602-1603_x000D_ Elizabethan Ireland

Download or read Ireland under the Tudors (Vol. 1-3) book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). This 3-volume book features a detailed historical account of one of the most turbulent periods in Irish history. The Tudor conquest (or reconquest) of Ireland took place under the Tudor dynasty, which held the Kingdom of England during the 16th century. Following a failed rebellion against the crown by Silken Thomas, the Earl of Kildare, in the 1530s, Henry VIII was declared King of Ireland in 1542 by statute of the Parliament of Ireland, with the aim of restoring such central authority as had been lost throughout the country during the previous two centuries. Several people who helped establish the Plantations of Ireland also played a part later in the early colonization of North America, particularly a group known as the West Country men. Alternating conciliation and repression, the conquest continued for sixty years, until 1603, when the entire country came under the nominal control of James I._x000D_ Contents:_x000D_ Introductory_x000D_ The Reign of Henry VII_x000D_ From the Accession of Henry VIII to the Year 1534_x000D_ The Geraldine Rebellion, 1534-1535_x000D_ From the Year 1536 to the Year 1540_x000D_ End of Grey's Administration_x000D_ 1540 and 1541_x000D_ 1541 to the Close of the Reign of Henry VIII_x000D_ The Irish Church under Henry VIII_x000D_ From the Accession of Edward VI to the Year 1551_x000D_ From the Year 1551 to the Death of Edward VI_x000D_ The Reign of Mary_x000D_ From the Accession of Elizabeth to the Year 1561_x000D_ 1561-1564_x000D_ 1564 and 1565_x000D_ 1566-1570_x000D_ 1570 and 1571_x000D_ Foreign Intrigues_x000D_ 1571-1574_x000D_ Administration of Fitzwilliam, 1574 and 1575_x000D_ Administration of Sidney, 1575-1578_x000D_ The Irish Church during the First Twenty Years of Elizabeth's Reign_x000D_ Rebellion of James Fitzmaurice, 1579_x000D_ The Desmond Rebellion, 1579-1580_x000D_ The Desmond War 1580-1582_x000D_ Government of Perrott, 1583-1588_x000D_ The Invincible Armada_x000D_ Administration of Fitzwilliam, 1588-1594_x000D_ Government of Lord Burgh, 1597_x000D_ General Rising under Tyrone, 1598-1599_x000D_ Essex in Ireland, 1599_x000D_ Government of Mountjoy, 1600-1601_x000D_ The Spaniards in Munster, 1601-1602_x000D_ The End of the Reign, 1602-1603_x000D_ Elizabethan Ireland


Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year

Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Beth Kempton
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN-10: 1982151870
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A delightful guide to a stress-free holiday season filled with mindfulness, joy, self-care, and festive magic. What if the month of December were soothing instead of stressful? Now you can celebrate a new kind of holiday season—one where you radiate calm and cultivate delight. Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year leads you out of the darkness of winter and back to the enchantment of an authentic and attainable Christmas season filled with merry gatherings, thoughtful gift-giving, and meaningful observations of annual traditions. Covering the time period from late November to early January, this joyful guide embraces all the festive holiday build-up and then welcomes the new year in a holistic, nurturing way. Author Beth Kempton gently encourages you to prioritize your holiday hopes and take a slower, more mindful approach to your celebrations. Kempton also offers helpful suggestions for making the most of winter, and recommends using this quiet time to dream new dreams, set goals, and aspire toward a beautiful year ahead. Filled with personal stories, tips, and advice for staying calm and connecting with others, Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year provides a cozy retreat from the pressure of striving for perfection. Instead of starting the New Year exhausted, in debt, and filled with regret, you will rejoice in the memories of the season feeling rested, rejuvenated, inspired, and calm.

Download or read Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). A delightful guide to a stress-free holiday season filled with mindfulness, joy, self-care, and festive magic. What if the month of December were soothing instead of stressful? Now you can celebrate a new kind of holiday season—one where you radiate calm and cultivate delight. Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year leads you out of the darkness of winter and back to the enchantment of an authentic and attainable Christmas season filled with merry gatherings, thoughtful gift-giving, and meaningful observations of annual traditions. Covering the time period from late November to early January, this joyful guide embraces all the festive holiday build-up and then welcomes the new year in a holistic, nurturing way. Author Beth Kempton gently encourages you to prioritize your holiday hopes and take a slower, more mindful approach to your celebrations. Kempton also offers helpful suggestions for making the most of winter, and recommends using this quiet time to dream new dreams, set goals, and aspire toward a beautiful year ahead. Filled with personal stories, tips, and advice for staying calm and connecting with others, Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year provides a cozy retreat from the pressure of striving for perfection. Instead of starting the New Year exhausted, in debt, and filled with regret, you will rejoice in the memories of the season feeling rested, rejuvenated, inspired, and calm.


A Glossary

A Glossary [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: A.R. Nares
Editor: Рипол Классик
ISBN-10: 5877760440
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Godspeed

Godspeed [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Nickolas Butler
Editor: Penguin
ISBN-10: 0593190432
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In this riveting new novel by the bestselling and award-winning author of Shotgun Lovesongs, three troubled construction workers get entangled in a dangerous plan against an impossible deadline. Why is it being built here, and why so quickly? These are the questions Cole, Bart, and Teddy, the three principals of True Triangle Construction, ask themselves when they are hired to finish a project for a mysteriously wealthy homeowner. Nestled in the mountains outside of Jackson, Wyoming, the house is a masterpiece, unlike anything they've done before. Once finished, it promises to be the architectural prize of Jackson and could put True Triangle on the map. But despite the project's lure, the owner is intent on having it built in a matter of months, an impossible task made irresistible by the exorbitant bonus that awaits them if they succeed. A bonus that could change the course of their business, and their lives. Up against the fateful deadline, and the looming threat of a harsh Wyoming winter, Cole, Bart, and Teddy are willing to do anything to get the money, even if it means risking life, limb, and family. And what becomes an obsession for all three quickly builds to tragic consequences for some. Struck through with heart-pounding danger and an arresting lyricism, Godspeed is a stark exploration of the haves and the have-nots, a cautionary tale of greed and violence that asks: How much is never enough?

Download or read Godspeed book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). In this riveting new novel by the bestselling and award-winning author of Shotgun Lovesongs, three troubled construction workers get entangled in a dangerous plan against an impossible deadline. Why is it being built here, and why so quickly? These are the questions Cole, Bart, and Teddy, the three principals of True Triangle Construction, ask themselves when they are hired to finish a project for a mysteriously wealthy homeowner. Nestled in the mountains outside of Jackson, Wyoming, the house is a masterpiece, unlike anything they've done before. Once finished, it promises to be the architectural prize of Jackson and could put True Triangle on the map. But despite the project's lure, the owner is intent on having it built in a matter of months, an impossible task made irresistible by the exorbitant bonus that awaits them if they succeed. A bonus that could change the course of their business, and their lives. Up against the fateful deadline, and the looming threat of a harsh Wyoming winter, Cole, Bart, and Teddy are willing to do anything to get the money, even if it means risking life, limb, and family. And what becomes an obsession for all three quickly builds to tragic consequences for some. Struck through with heart-pounding danger and an arresting lyricism, Godspeed is a stark exploration of the haves and the have-nots, a cautionary tale of greed and violence that asks: How much is never enough?


Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Octavia E. Butler
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN-10: 1453263624
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Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel: The powerful and compelling sequel to the dystopian classic Parable of the Sower Lauren Olamina was only eighteen when her family was killed, and anarchy encroached on her Southern California home. She fled the war zone for the hope of quiet and safety in the north. There she founded Acorn, a peaceful community based on a religion of her creation, called Earthseed, whose central tenet is that God is change. Five years later, Lauren has married a doctor and given birth to a daughter. Acorn is beginning to thrive. But outside the tranquil group’s walls, America is changing for the worse. Presidential candidate Andrew Steele Jarret wins national fame by preaching a return to the values of the American golden age. To his marauding followers, who are identified by their crosses and black robes, this is a call to arms to end religious tolerance and racial equality—a brutal doctrine they enforce by machine gun. And as this band of violent extremists sets its deadly sights on Earthseed, Acorn is plunged into a harrowing fight for its very survival. Taking its place alongside Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Butler’s eerily prophetic novel offers a terrifying vision of our potential future, but also one of hope. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate.

Download or read Parable of the Talents book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel: The powerful and compelling sequel to the dystopian classic Parable of the Sower Lauren Olamina was only eighteen when her family was killed, and anarchy encroached on her Southern California home. She fled the war zone for the hope of quiet and safety in the north. There she founded Acorn, a peaceful community based on a religion of her creation, called Earthseed, whose central tenet is that God is change. Five years later, Lauren has married a doctor and given birth to a daughter. Acorn is beginning to thrive. But outside the tranquil group’s walls, America is changing for the worse. Presidential candidate Andrew Steele Jarret wins national fame by preaching a return to the values of the American golden age. To his marauding followers, who are identified by their crosses and black robes, this is a call to arms to end religious tolerance and racial equality—a brutal doctrine they enforce by machine gun. And as this band of violent extremists sets its deadly sights on Earthseed, Acorn is plunged into a harrowing fight for its very survival. Taking its place alongside Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Butler’s eerily prophetic novel offers a terrifying vision of our potential future, but also one of hope. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate.


A Gansett Island Christmas (Gansett Island Series, Book 18.5)

A Gansett Island Christmas (Gansett Island Series, Book 18.5) [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Marie Force
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ISBN-10: 1946136409
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A Gansett Island Christmas (Gansett Island Series, Book 18.5) by Marie Force Book Summary:

It’s Christmas on Gansett Island, but a blizzard is ruining everyone’s plans… Until Ned gets a big idea that might save the day for the McCarthys and their family. Take the ferry to Gansett Island and spend Christmas Day with Big Mac, Linda and the entire McCarthy family. Previously published through Marie’s online store on December 25, 2017. The Gansett Island Series Book 1: Maid for Love (Mac & Maddie) Book 2: Fool for Love (Joe & Janey) Book 3: Ready for Love (Luke & Sydney) Book 4: Falling for Love (Grant & Stephanie) Book 5: Hoping for Love (Evan & Grace) Book 6: Season for Love (Owen & Laura) Book 7: Longing for Love (Blaine & Tiffany) Book 8: Waiting for Love (Adam & Abby) Book 9: Time for Love (Daisy & David) Book 10: Meant for Love (Jenny & Alex) Book 10.5: Chance for Love, A Gansett Island Novella (Jared & Lizzie) Book 11: Gansett After Dark (Owen & Laura) Book 12: Kisses After Dark (Shane & Katie) Book 13: Love After Dark (Paul & Hope) Book 14: Celebration After Dark (Big Mac & Linda) Book 15: Desire After Dark (Slim & Erin) Book 16: Light After Dark (Mallory & Quinn) Book 17: Victoria & Shannon (Episode 1) Book 18: Kevin & Chelsea (Episode 2) Book 19: Mine After Dark (Riley &Nikki) Book 20: Yours After Dark (Finn & Chloe) Book 21: Trouble After Dark (Deacon & Julia) Book 22: Rescue After Dark (Mason & Jordan) Book 23: Blackout After Dark (Full Cast)

Download or read A Gansett Island Christmas (Gansett Island Series, Book 18.5) book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). It’s Christmas on Gansett Island, but a blizzard is ruining everyone’s plans… Until Ned gets a big idea that might save the day for the McCarthys and their family. Take the ferry to Gansett Island and spend Christmas Day with Big Mac, Linda and the entire McCarthy family. Previously published through Marie’s online store on December 25, 2017. The Gansett Island Series Book 1: Maid for Love (Mac & Maddie) Book 2: Fool for Love (Joe & Janey) Book 3: Ready for Love (Luke & Sydney) Book 4: Falling for Love (Grant & Stephanie) Book 5: Hoping for Love (Evan & Grace) Book 6: Season for Love (Owen & Laura) Book 7: Longing for Love (Blaine & Tiffany) Book 8: Waiting for Love (Adam & Abby) Book 9: Time for Love (Daisy & David) Book 10: Meant for Love (Jenny & Alex) Book 10.5: Chance for Love, A Gansett Island Novella (Jared & Lizzie) Book 11: Gansett After Dark (Owen & Laura) Book 12: Kisses After Dark (Shane & Katie) Book 13: Love After Dark (Paul & Hope) Book 14: Celebration After Dark (Big Mac & Linda) Book 15: Desire After Dark (Slim & Erin) Book 16: Light After Dark (Mallory & Quinn) Book 17: Victoria & Shannon (Episode 1) Book 18: Kevin & Chelsea (Episode 2) Book 19: Mine After Dark (Riley &Nikki) Book 20: Yours After Dark (Finn & Chloe) Book 21: Trouble After Dark (Deacon & Julia) Book 22: Rescue After Dark (Mason & Jordan) Book 23: Blackout After Dark (Full Cast)


For The Sake of Her Family

For The Sake of Her Family [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Diane Allen
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN-10: 0230766102
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For The Sake of Her Family by Diane Allen Book Summary:

1912 in the Yorkshire Dales and Alice Bentham and her brother Will have lost their mother to cancer. Money is scarce and pride doesn’t pay the doctor or put food on the table. Alice gets work at Whernside Manor looking after Lord Frankland’s fragile sister Miss Nancy. Meanwhile Will and his best-friend Jack begin working for the Lord of the Manor at the marble mill. But their purpose there is not an entirely honest one. For a while everything runs smoothly, but corruption, attempted murder and misplaced love are just waiting in the wings. Nothing is as it seems and before they know it, Alice and Will’s lives are entwined with those of the Franklands' and nothing will ever be the same again.

Download or read For The Sake of Her Family book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). 1912 in the Yorkshire Dales and Alice Bentham and her brother Will have lost their mother to cancer. Money is scarce and pride doesn’t pay the doctor or put food on the table. Alice gets work at Whernside Manor looking after Lord Frankland’s fragile sister Miss Nancy. Meanwhile Will and his best-friend Jack begin working for the Lord of the Manor at the marble mill. But their purpose there is not an entirely honest one. For a while everything runs smoothly, but corruption, attempted murder and misplaced love are just waiting in the wings. Nothing is as it seems and before they know it, Alice and Will’s lives are entwined with those of the Franklands' and nothing will ever be the same again.


Butler, Vermont Series Boxed Set, Books 1-4

Butler, Vermont Series Boxed Set, Books 1-4 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Marie Force
Editor: HTJB, Inc.
ISBN-10: 1950654508
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Butler, Vermont Series Boxed Set, Books 1-4 by Marie Force Book Summary:

The characters you met in and loved in the Green Mountain Series are back in this continuation of the Abbott/Coleman/Stillman family story. In this collection, read about cousin Grayson Coleman in Every Little Thing, Cameron’s dad, Patrick Murphy, in Can’t Buy Me Love and Wade Abbott in Here Comes the Sun! Set in the mountain town of Butler, Vermont, and with the family’s Green Mountain Country Store business at the heart of the series, come along as these characters find love and other things, such as Fred the town moose, on their way to happily ever after.

Download or read Butler, Vermont Series Boxed Set, Books 1-4 book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). The characters you met in and loved in the Green Mountain Series are back in this continuation of the Abbott/Coleman/Stillman family story. In this collection, read about cousin Grayson Coleman in Every Little Thing, Cameron’s dad, Patrick Murphy, in Can’t Buy Me Love and Wade Abbott in Here Comes the Sun! Set in the mountain town of Butler, Vermont, and with the family’s Green Mountain Country Store business at the heart of the series, come along as these characters find love and other things, such as Fred the town moose, on their way to happily ever after.


Some Faces in the Crowd

Some Faces in the Crowd [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Budd Schulberg
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN-10: 1453261826
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Some Faces in the Crowd by Budd Schulberg Book Summary:

Twenty gritty stories by the Academy Award–winning writer of On the Waterfront and A Face in the Crowd. Despite growing up among Hollywood’s most powerful producers and movie stars in the 1920s and ’30s, Budd Schulberg was always a populist at heart. In this collection of his best short fiction, Schulberg takes readers from the halls of privilege in Los Angeles to smoky dives and dockyard slums in New York. His eye for detail and nose for trouble render characters as vividly as a Weegee photograph. These stories also represent the great clash of people and ideas in mid-century America. The collection includes “The Arkansas Traveler,” the story Schulberg adapted into the influential, prescient film A Face in the Crowd starring Andy Griffith. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Budd Schulberg including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

Download or read Some Faces in the Crowd book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Twenty gritty stories by the Academy Award–winning writer of On the Waterfront and A Face in the Crowd. Despite growing up among Hollywood’s most powerful producers and movie stars in the 1920s and ’30s, Budd Schulberg was always a populist at heart. In this collection of his best short fiction, Schulberg takes readers from the halls of privilege in Los Angeles to smoky dives and dockyard slums in New York. His eye for detail and nose for trouble render characters as vividly as a Weegee photograph. These stories also represent the great clash of people and ideas in mid-century America. The collection includes “The Arkansas Traveler,” the story Schulberg adapted into the influential, prescient film A Face in the Crowd starring Andy Griffith. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Budd Schulberg including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.


The Negro Motorist Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Victor H. Green
Editor: Colchis Books
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The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and addresses and the kind of business, so that we might pass it along to the rest of your fellow Motorists. You will find it handy on your travels, whether at home or in some other state, and is up to date. Each year we are compiling new lists as some of these places move, or go out of business and new business places are started giving added employment to members of our race.

Download or read The Negro Motorist Green Book book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and addresses and the kind of business, so that we might pass it along to the rest of your fellow Motorists. You will find it handy on your travels, whether at home or in some other state, and is up to date. Each year we are compiling new lists as some of these places move, or go out of business and new business places are started giving added employment to members of our race.


Fettigrew Hall - The Biography of a House

Fettigrew Hall - The Biography of a House [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Anne Flint
Editor: Anne Flint
ISBN-10: 0984429301
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Fettigrew Hall - The Biography of a House by Anne Flint Book Summary:

After the devastating death of her husband, Megan Redford returns to England, where she was raised. In London she meets Andrew, who tells her she looks just like his long lost girlfriend Meghan. As she travels, she finds and explores a deserted Tudor mansion and she becomes unaccountably obsessed with it. She arranges to purchase and restore the house and learns the locals think the house is haunted. Megan meets Andrew’s brother, Gray, a retired butler and man of all trades, who begins to help her with restoration. As cleaning and repair begin on the house Megan has several occasions where the door on a back bedroom cannot be opened. While cleaning that room she discovers a hidden passage containing the skeleton. A book is found written by a former owner of the house, which tells of the house’s history and some of the people who lived there over the centuries. The house starts to come alive with ghosts and hauntings.

Download or read Fettigrew Hall - The Biography of a House book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). After the devastating death of her husband, Megan Redford returns to England, where she was raised. In London she meets Andrew, who tells her she looks just like his long lost girlfriend Meghan. As she travels, she finds and explores a deserted Tudor mansion and she becomes unaccountably obsessed with it. She arranges to purchase and restore the house and learns the locals think the house is haunted. Megan meets Andrew’s brother, Gray, a retired butler and man of all trades, who begins to help her with restoration. As cleaning and repair begin on the house Megan has several occasions where the door on a back bedroom cannot be opened. While cleaning that room she discovers a hidden passage containing the skeleton. A book is found written by a former owner of the house, which tells of the house’s history and some of the people who lived there over the centuries. The house starts to come alive with ghosts and hauntings.


The Story of the Treasure Seekers

The Story of the Treasure Seekers [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: E. Nesbit
Editor: Prabhat Prakashan
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The Story of the Treasure Seekers is a novel by E. Nesbit. First published in 1899, it tells the story of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice,

Download or read The Story of the Treasure Seekers book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). The Story of the Treasure Seekers is a novel by E. Nesbit. First published in 1899, it tells the story of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice,


The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

The Note-Books of Samuel Butler [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Samuel Butler
Editor: Good Press
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The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler Book Summary:

"The Note-Books of Samuel Butler" by Samuel Butler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Download or read The Note-Books of Samuel Butler book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler" by Samuel Butler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


The Joke’S on Me

The Joke’S on Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Jim Purdy
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN-10: 1450295347
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While debating Sir Winston on the House of Commons, Lady Astor says, Sir Winston, if I were your wife, I should poison your tea. Sir Winston replies, Madam, if I were your husband, I would drink it. In 1066, a Battle of Hastings ensued in England, eventually causing two languages to merge and form modern English. In The Jokes on Me, English language aficionado Jim Purdy provides an entertaining tutorial of jokes, explanations, and associated vocabulary based on this historical transition. Purdy bases most of his jokes on sex, politics, and religion, depending on the unexpected as he leads serious students of languages to the other side of English. While including jokes not intended for the easily offended, Purdy relies on the experiences he acquired during his frequent travels throughout Europe as he shares jokes as diverse as the world around us. Purdy spares no one from his humorous jabs, including Lady Astor and Sir Winston, the Lone Ranger, and the Pope. The Jokes on Me is a step-by-step guide that will encourage both novice and experienced students of languages to gain a new appreciation of the American sense of humor while simultaneously enhancing their vocabulary and linguistics abilities.

Download or read The Joke’S on Me book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). While debating Sir Winston on the House of Commons, Lady Astor says, Sir Winston, if I were your wife, I should poison your tea. Sir Winston replies, Madam, if I were your husband, I would drink it. In 1066, a Battle of Hastings ensued in England, eventually causing two languages to merge and form modern English. In The Jokes on Me, English language aficionado Jim Purdy provides an entertaining tutorial of jokes, explanations, and associated vocabulary based on this historical transition. Purdy bases most of his jokes on sex, politics, and religion, depending on the unexpected as he leads serious students of languages to the other side of English. While including jokes not intended for the easily offended, Purdy relies on the experiences he acquired during his frequent travels throughout Europe as he shares jokes as diverse as the world around us. Purdy spares no one from his humorous jabs, including Lady Astor and Sir Winston, the Lone Ranger, and the Pope. The Jokes on Me is a step-by-step guide that will encourage both novice and experienced students of languages to gain a new appreciation of the American sense of humor while simultaneously enhancing their vocabulary and linguistics abilities.