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Matthew marries in Zululand By Una Halberstadt
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Matthew Langley, the son of a Yorkshire farmer and R.A.F Spitfire pilot, had his first glimpse of Natal in 1942 when the troop-ship carrying him to the desert war in North Africa calls at the... More > sea-port city of Durban for a few days to off-load and refuel. He and his friend Robert Hughes are befriended by a Durban family who show them the city and surrounding country-side. He becomes absolutely fascinated with the growing of sugar cane and dreams of one day owning a cane farm of his own. In spite of his severe war injuries he is determined to return to find this farm of his dreams and to work it successfully. In doing so he meets the people of Natal and Zululand who with their warm hospitality and generosity befriend him and help him make his dream a reality. Matthew’s story now continues with his marriage to the lovable, vivacious Susan Walton who gives him the children he has wished for, so that laughter and happiness will come again to ‘Sweet Grass,’ his beloved Zululand cane farm.< Less
A Love Like Sakura CENSORED By Briony Heneberry
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Lilah Sinclair finds working with her now ex-fiancé unbearable, and quits her job at a prestigious London girls’ college, to take up a position teaching English at the newly opened Tokyo... More > School of Excellence in Japan. Why not right? Her mother may have been English, but it had been her love of Japan that led her to Lilah’s father… not that either had seen him since he walked out fifteen years ago. If she is honest with herself though, her real reason for jumping at the opportunity, is to get as far away from Hugh and her pain, as she physically can. Though transitioning to the Japanese education system is difficult, Lilah actually finds comfort in the somewhat emotionally detached manner of people, and a way of life governed by strict rules. Numbness is safe after all. Lilah is looking for a refuge for her battered heart, not love, affection, and another knife in her back, but maybe the power of Spring’s first cherry blossoms can sooth the hurt, and open her mind to a happier future.< Less
A Love Like Sakura Second Edition By Briony Heneberry
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Lilah Sinclair finds working with her now ex-fiancé unbearable, and quits her job at a prestigious London girls’ college, to take up a position teaching English at the newly opened Tokyo... More > School of Excellence in Japan. Why not right? Her mother may have been English, but it had been her love of Japan that led her to Lilah’s father… not that either had seen him since he walked out fifteen years ago. If she is honest with herself though, her real reason for jumping at the opportunity, is to get as far away from Hugh and her pain, as she physically can. Though transitioning to the Japanese education system is difficult, Lilah actually finds comfort in the somewhat emotionally detached manner of people, and a way of life governed by strict rules. Numbness is safe after all. Lilah is looking for a refuge for her battered heart, not love, affection, and another knife in her back, but maybe the power of Spring’s first cherry blossoms can sooth the hurt, and open her mind to a happier future.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By George Bothner
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George Bothner, was considered alternately the "most Scientific" and best "defensive wrestler" of his day. Bothner, began his wrestling career at 13 years old and, as a... More > "youth" won the amateur 125 lb. title and then, 2 hours later, won the 158 lb. title. His amateur career, lasting 7 years, was undefeated. His professional career began in 1896 under Hugh Leonard. In 1899 he wonn the Lightweight Championship, and twice defended the title. During this time he fought exhibitions matches with greats of the time and was a pioneer in the wildly popular "Wrestling versus Jiu Jitsu" matches. He won against Katsukuma Higashi in 1905 and 9 years later, at the age of 48, he defended the honor of Catch wrestling against Tarro Miyake, retiring afterward. This comprehensive manual is lavished with more than 60 instructional photographs. This is truly a "must have" for the Catch-as-Catch-Can practitioner and a valuable resource for grapplers, and martial historians.< Less
Love, A Loss of Time By Wesley Wheeler
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Charlie Hughes is a normal guy with a normal job, who just married the love of his life, Stephanie, and all would be perfect were he not plagued by his dreams of becoming a professional baseball... More > pitcher--a dream that had been cut short by an arm injury in college. As the couple is moving into their first home, Charlie stumbles across an old journal. In it, he finds the tale of a curious boy who finds a magical pocket watch that will grant three wishes, but the handwritten story ends before the boy can use them. Thinking little of it, Charlie is interupted when a package arrives on his doorstep. In it is a pocket watch just like the one in the story. After wasting a wish that indeed comes true, Charlie wishes that his crippling injury had never occurred. It is his dream come true, and he is surrounded by all he ever wanted, except for one thing: Stephanie. Unhappy and unable to use his third wish, he must get back to Stephanie, and the life that wasn't so imperfect after all. If only it were that easy.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By George Bothner
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George Bothner, was considered alternately the "most Scientific" and best "defensive wrestler" of his day. Bothner, began his wrestling career at 13 years old and, as a... More > "youth" won the amateur 125 lb. title and then, 2 hours later, won the 158 lb. title. His amateur career, lasting 7 years, was undefeated. His professional career began in 1896 under Hugh Leonard. In 1899 he wonn the Lightweight Championship, and twice defended the title. During this time he fought exhibitions matches with greats of the time and was a pioneer in the wildly popular "Wrestling versus Jiu Jitsu" matches. He won against Katsukuma Higashi in 1905 and 9 years later, at the age of 48, he defended the honor of Catch wrestling against Tarro Miyake, retiring afterward. This comprehensive manual is lavished with more than 60 instructional photographs. This is truly a "must have" for the Catch-as-Catch-Can practitioner and a valuable resource for grapplers, and martial historians.< Less
Strange Ending By E. R. Punshon
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Commander Bobby Owen had been on assignment in the United States when the 'Banquet Murder' was committed in one of the flats at No.7, Mayfair Crescent, London. Hugh Newton was found dressed in a... More > chef's cap and apron, with his mouth stuffed full of feathers. Evidence in the flat showed he had been preparing an extraordinary meal for two. Bobby Owen is intrigued by the unsolved case and reopens investigations. Apart from the culinary angle, Owen's suspicions are aroused by other residents of the flats at No.7. There is Peter Pyne, now resident in the flat where the murder was committed. And then there’s the basement resident, Jasper Jordan, the legally-astute leader of a small Nihilist group, and locally infamous as a trouble-maker, especially when he’s confronted by the police. And there is also a mysterious young lady who is hanging around the flats. Owen has his work cut out for him, but his renowned investigatorial skills soon come to the fore. This is the 31st book in the Bobby Owen series.< Less
Dead Men Tell No Tales By E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
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Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 1938 British thriller film directed by David MacDonald and starring Emlyn Williams, Sara Seegar and Hugh Williams. It is based on the 1935 novel The Norwich Victims by... More > Francis Beeding.An English schoolteacher wins a French lottery, but on her way to Paris she is murdered and an imposter attempts to claim her prize. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Men_Tell_No_Tales Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 – 22 March 1921) was an English author and poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of poor health he left the school in December 1883 to travel to Sydney, where he stayed for two years. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._W._Hornung< Less
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