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A Touch of Drama

By Guy Cullingford
  • ISBN Code: : 147191805X
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf : a-touch-of-drama.pdf

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Archie Wayne, successful playwright, could not say what impulse had made him return to the small town of his boyhood. On impulse, he called on his boyhood friend, and the matter would have ended there had he not met and fallen for his friend's daughter, the young and innocent Christine. Their brief idyll is interrupted by a police enquiry: Archie's wife Irma is missing, leaving behind a disquieting message, and he finds himself suspect number one in a possible murder case. But Archie is convinced that Irma is alive and trying to ruin him - and tragedy and violence will take their toll on both the guilty and innocent in the search for the truth.

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  • Publisher : Abbott Press
  • Book Code : 1458218465
  • Total of Pages : 486
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 134
  • Pdf File: the-carnelian-legacy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Eighteen-year-old Marisa MacCallum always believed that the man of her dreams was out there somewhere. The problem is--he’s in another dimension. After the death of her father, Marisa only wants to find comfort on her daily ride through the woods of Gold Hill. But when a mysterious lightning storm suddenly strikes, she is hurled into the alternate dimension of Carnelia where she is discovered by an arrogant yet attractive nobleman, Darian Fiore. Stranded in an ancient world teeming with monsters, maniacs and medieval knights, she is forced to join Darian on a dangerous mission to negotiate peace with his cousin and archenemy, Savino da Rocha. Along the way, she starts to see Darian's softer side and unwillingly falls in love. But once she discovers that he is locked into an arranged marriage, her heart shatters. When Savino falls for her charms and demands her hand in exchange for peace, Marisa is faced with an impossible choice: marry the enemy of the man she loves or betray them both and become the catalyst for a bloody war.

What to Wear, Where

By Hillary Kerr,Katherine Power
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Book Code : 1613121369
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 363
  • Pdf File: what-to-wear-where.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Your go-to source for cool, ‘It’ girl style . . . It’s truly relatable for women of all ages, styles, and locations.” —Rachel Zoe, celebrity stylist and bestselling author Life is stressful; your outfit shouldn’t be. That’s the philosophy behind What to Wear, Where, the second book from the authors of the popular style guide Who What Wear. This time Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power give readers exactly what they’ve asked for: specific advice on how to put together the perfect look for any social occasion. What to Wear, Where addresses more than 50 major social situations, explains what you should wear and what you shouldn’t wear, and shows you exactly what the authors would wear. What to Wear, Where is loaded with practical tips and style suggestions, making it the perfect resource for anyone who wants to feel more confident about her outfit choices. It’s your go-to guide for wardrobe advice and inspiration! “[A] definitive guide to looking trendy and timeless. With style advice for more than fifty special occasions, What to Wear, Where is the ultimate investment piece.” —Harper’s Bazaar “Authors Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power know fashion, and their book, which shares the same name as their style-advising business, WhoWhatWear, offers enlightening insights.” —The Wall Street Journal “WhoWhatWear.com does such a great job of compiling the newest trends. And the founders have a good eye for putting together inspiring clothing combinations.” —Rachel Bilson, actor

The Rose in Darkness

By Christianna Brand
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Book Code : 1453290451
  • Total of Pages : 239
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 667
  • Pdf File: the-rose-in-darkness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

While running for her life, a failed actress comes across a dead bodySari Morne had a shot at stardom, a five-year deal with a European film studio, and a starring role in an Italian romance that was poised to become a classic. But the film flopped, and Sari wasted her big break, disappearing from the set to flirt with her new beau: Prince Aldo, heir to a dukedom. Three years later, she is washed up, and all she has left from her romance is a ring—the tremendous heirloom diamond that the Duke’s associates will kill to retrieve. Sari is being chased by the Duke’s henchmen when a tree falls across her path. She swaps cars with a man on the other side of the fallen timber, who is in just as much of a hurry as she is. When she reaches home, she realizes why. There is a corpse in the back seat—a young woman, beautiful no more. Death is all around her, and Sari’s only hope is to keep running.

Gobble, Gobble Murder

By Leslie Meier
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kensington Cozies
  • Book Code : 149672626X
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 142
  • Pdf File: gobble-gobble-murder.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For Lucy Stone, Thanksgiving in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, is more than just gathering friends and family in gratitude. It’s also about catching a killer or two . . . Turkey Day Murder Tinker’s Cove has a long history of Thanksgiving festivities, from visits with TomTom Turkey to the annual Warriors high school football game and Lucy Stone’s impressive pumpkin pie. But this year, someone has added murder to the menu, and Lucy intends to discover who left Metinnicut Indian activist Curt Nolan deader than the proverbial Thanksgiving turkey . . . Turkey Trot Murder Besides the annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Lucy expects the approaching holiday to be a relatively uneventful one—until she finds beautiful Alison Franklin dead and frozen in Blueberry Pond. As a state of unrest descends on Tinker’s Cove, Lucy is in a race to beat the killer to the finish line—or she can forget about stuffing and cranberry sauce . . .

The Drowning Sea

By Sarah Stewart Taylor
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Book Code : 1250826667
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 590
  • Pdf File: the-drowning-sea.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In The Drowning Sea, Sarah Stewart Taylor returns to the critically acclaimed world of Maggie D’arcy with another atmospheric mystery so vivid readers will smell the salt in the air and hear the wind on the cliffs. For the first time in her adult life, former Long Island homicide detective Maggie D’arcy is unemployed. No cases to focus on, no leads to investigate, just a whole summer on a remote West Cork peninsula with her teenage daughter Lilly and her boyfriend, Conor and his son. The plan is to prepare Lilly for a move to Ireland. But their calm vacation takes a dangerous turn when human remains wash up below the steep cliffs of Ross Head. When construction worker Lukas Adamik disappeared months ago, everyone assumed he had gone home to Poland. Now that his body has been found, the guards, including Maggie's friends Roly Byrne and Katya Grzeskiewicz, seem to think he threw himself from the cliffs. But as Maggie gets to know the residents of the nearby village and learns about the history of the peninsula and its abandoned Anglo Irish manor house, once home to a famous Irish painter who died under mysterious circumstances, she starts to think there's something else going on. Something deadly. And when Lilly starts dating one of the dead man's friends, Maggie grows worried about her daughter being so close to another investigation and about what the investigation will uncover. Old secrets, hidden relationships, crime, and village politics are woven throughout this small seaside community, and as the summer progresses, Maggie is pulled deeper into the web of lies, further from those she loves, and closer to the truth.

Pride and Punishment

By Golden Angel
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Golden Angel LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 611
  • Pdf File: pride-and-punishment.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Two stern lords, two naughty wives, and Fifty Shades of Hot! This collection of two full length historical romances and one novella will have you reaching for your smelling salts... Philip's Rules: Cordelia's determined to be the perfect wife, but her stepdaughter from her first marriage is just as determined to undermine her every step of the way. His method of correction for both Cordelia and Gabrielle isn't what either lady expected. Undisciplined - A Novella: Gabrielle is used to being a burden, and when her stepmother finds a new husband she knows that's exactly what she is to both of them. She's prepared to marry anyone, to try and grasp for what happiness she can find, and no longer be underfoot of the happy couple. This novella was written at the request of readers who wanted to know what was happening between Felix and Gabrielle during Book 1 of the Bridal Discipline series. Gabrielle's Discipline - To escape the scandal of trying to elope with an unworthy man, Gabrielle finds herself married to the man she loves - a charming rake and her guardian's best friend, Mr. Felix Hood. He's the third son of a Viscount, he's darkly handsome, and he's in love with her stepmother. Or so she thinks. These two alpha males have their hands full when it comes to their wives, but they don't hesitate to mete out the necessary discipline required. Red-hot, passionate, and a guaranteed happily-ever-after for everyone.

The Chicago World's Fair Mystery Collection

By Shelley Gray
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 0718076621
  • Total of Pages : 1008
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 413
  • Pdf File: the-chicago-world-s-fair-mystery-collection.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Shelley Shepard Gray’s Chicago World’s Fair Mystery Series is now available as an e-collection! Secrets of Sloane House Against the backdrop of the 1893 World’s Fair, a young woman finds employment with an illustrious Chicago family—a family who may guard the secret of her sister’s disappearance. Deception on Sable Hill The World’s Fair has introduced many new ideas to Chicago society—but can two individuals from very different backgrounds find love together? Whispers in the Reading Room Lydia’s job at the library is her world—until a mysterious patron catches her eye . . . and perhaps her heart.

Amelia's Adventure

By Dimitrios Spyridon Chytiris
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dimitrios Chytiris
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 180
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 357
  • Pdf File: amelia-s-adventure.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Kingdom in Great Danger Who will be the one to save the world from destruction? "Amelia had looked in this particular book before. She remembered it very well because it was the book with the silver dragon and the golden knight on its cover. She had really wanted to read it but couldn’t since the pages were all white, blank. Not anymore though! For some bizarre reason, the young princess could not explain nor understand, the book was writing itself!" A young princess decides to run away from the dullness of the palace in search of an adventure, like the ones she used to read when she was a child. However her plans soon change as she finds herself facing an ancient curse that threatens to destroy the whole kingdom. Now Amelia, with the assistance of an eccentric young woman called Marcella and the brave Golden Knight, must find a way to stop a flock of bloodthirsty dragons from burning down the whole world and turning it to a wasteland