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Flora By Althea Longley
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Flora is a tender story about how the persistence of one woman altered the lives of many other people. Gaeas mother has Alzheimers disease and is obsessed about finding her childhood friend. Gaea... More > sets out to do this, searching through a time span of 70 years, before time runs out for her mother. Flora displays a myrid of emotions, including the grief of losing a parent to Alzheimers, the immense sadness at the loss of a child, the satisfaction of commitment being rewarded, and the joy of a family being brought together. Keep a tissue handy.< Less
DEAR DON MEMORIES OF MY YEARS WITH MR. CASH By Althea Longley
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In 1981, Don Longley died in tragic circumstances. He had been Brisbane's biggest bookmaker in the 1950s, until his passion for betting saw him in the role of punter. He won and lost hundreds of... More > thousands of dollars every day. His bets were always made in cash, which earned him the name of Mr. Cash. He was known and feared by bookmakers both nationally and internationally. Don also suffered the bi-polar disorder known as 'manic-depression'. This is the story of how I, his wife, learned to live with the combined stress of his gambling life, and his mental disorder. It also includes many enjoyable accounts of his racing activities. To all who knew Don, he was a most unforgettable character, warm, loving,caring,generous almost to a fault,vulnerable and eccentric. It is a story that needed to be written. This is a book that can be enjoyed by anyone, but a definite for the person who likes the occassional flutter on the horses.< Less
Flora By Althea Longley
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Flora is a tender story about how the persistence of one woman altered the lives of many other people. Gaeas mother has Alzheimers disease and is obsessed about finding her childhood friend. Gaea... More > sets out to do this, searching through a time span of 70 years, before time runs out for her mother. Flora displays a myrid of emotions, including the grief of losing a parent to Alzheimers, the immense sadness at the loss of a child, the satisfaction of commitment being rewarded, and the joy of a family being brought together. Keep a tissue handy.< Less
DEAR DON MEMORIES OF MY YEARS WITH MR. CASH By Althea Longley
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In 1981, Don Longley died in tragic circumstances. He had been Brisbane's biggest bookmaker in the 1950s, until his passion for betting saw him in the role of punter. He won and lost hundreds of... More > thousands of dollars every day. His bets were always made in cash, which earned him the name of Mr. Cash. He was known and feared by bookmakers both nationally and internationally. Don also suffered the bi-polar disorder known as 'manic-depression'. This is the story of how I, his wife, learned to live with the combined stress of his gambling life, and his mental disorder. It also includes many enjoyable accounts of his racing activities. To all who knew Don, he was a most unforgettable character, warm, loving,caring,generous almost to a fault,vulnerable and eccentric. It is a story that needed to be written. This is a book that can be enjoyed by anyone, but a definite for the person who likes the occassional flutter on the horses.< Less
Another Chance By Althea Longley
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Elizabeth, A telephone councilor, is being stalked by a persistat caller. She is also being followed by a stranger in a car. Believing she can help the caller she agrees to meet him and is kidnapped... More > and hidden in an underground cell in an old prison. Later she is taken to England where she is hidden in a derelict house with criminals evading the police. When her captor is finally revealed painfull memories come flowing back.< Less
storm bird By Althea Longley
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The peaceful life of a little town comes to an end when a nun is murdered in the convent. Because of lack of evidence, the case is closed. But Mother Superior, concerned about the state her convent... More > is slipping into, takes a partial dispensation of her vows, and with Constable Megan Darcy, leaves her sheltered life of twenty-eight years, and goes to search for enough evidence to reopen the case. She ends up getting more than she bargained for.< Less
Another Chance By Althea Longley
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Elizabeth, A telephone councilor, is being stalked by a persistat caller. She is also being followed by a stranger in a car. Believing she can help the caller she agrees to meet him and is kidnapped... More > and hidden in an underground cell in an old prison. Later she is taken to England where she is hidden in a derelict house with criminals evading the police. When her captor is finally revealed painfull memories come flowing back.< Less
storm bird By Althea Longley
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The peaceful life of a little town comes to an end when a nun is murdered in the convent. Because of lack of evidence, the case is closed. But Mother Superior, concerned about the state her convent... More > is slipping into, takes a partial dispensation of her vows, and with Constable Megan Darcy, leaves her sheltered life of twenty-eight years, and goes to search for enough evidence to reopen the case. She ends up getting more than she bargained for.< Less
NO MORE BUTTS! A Foolproof Plan to Stop Smoking By Althea Longley
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I started smoking when I was 16. In my own defence, in the 1950's smoking was the accepted thing to do, and most of the population did it. It was almost 20 years before public was made aware of the... More > dangers in smoking. By then, we were addicts. Now at 71, I have successfully quit smoking. In my 55 year history, I puffed myself through 501,875 cigarettes, give or take a few.I tried many times to stop, but what I didn't know was that a successful quit needs to be carefully planned. I planned for six weeks using every bit of imagination and creativity I could muster. I was committed, determined, and focused, reading every thing I could about smoking. I saw my old habit through new eyes. I never once doubted that I would stop smoking. This quit has been a remarkable, positive experience for me, and I know I will never smoke again. I put this little book together in the hope that it may help others who are considering quitting but are afraid to make the first step.< Less
NO MORE BUTTS! A Foolproof Plan to Stop Smoking By Althea Longley
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I started smoking when I was 16. In my own defence, in the 1950's smoking was the accepted thing to do, and most of the population did it. It was almost 20 years before public was made aware of the... More > dangers in smoking. By then, we were addicts. Now at 71, I have successfully quit smoking. In my 55 year history, I puffed myself through 501,875 cigarettes, give or take a few.I tried many times to stop, but what I didn't know was that a successful quit needs to be carefully planned. I planned for six weeks using every bit of imagination and creativity I could muster. I was committed, determined, and focused, reading every thing I could about smoking. I saw my old habit through new eyes. I never once doubted that I would stop smoking. This quit has been a remarkable, positive experience for me, and I know I will never smoke again. I put this little book together in the hope that it may help others who are considering quitting but are afraid to make the first step.< Less