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A DOCTOR AND A GENTLEMAN By Cliff Bacchus, M.D.
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Dr. Carlos Benson wants nothing more than to be a successful doctor, but his love for medicine is sorely tested when he squares off against Mayor Simon Pinder, a drug-dealing politician and voodoo... More > leader who runs Flamboyant Cay in the Bahamas. Handsome, athletic and proud Dr. Benson nearly loses everything in an all-out war against Pinder, who is determined to send the good doctor packing to his native Guyana - or better yet bury him six feet under. The doctor believes in science, traditional Western medicine, and the power of hard facts. The mayor, meanwhile, trades in blood sacrifice, medicinal herbs, and illegal drugs. His is the devotion to power, secrecy and the occult. The woman who comes between the two - the mayor's stunningly beautiful niece, Evita Farrington - eventually spells one man's doom and the other's rebirth. The last man standing will be the one most willing to overcome his prejudices, the one most able to change.< Less
A DOCTOR AND A GENTLEMAN By Cliff Bacchus, M.D.
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Dr. Carlos Benson wants nothing more than to be a successful doctor, but his love for medicine is sorely tested when he squares off against Mayor Simon Pinder, a drug-dealing politician and voodoo... More > leader who runs Flamboyant Cay in the Bahamas. Handsome, athletic and proud Dr. Benson nearly loses everything in an all-out war against Pinder, who is determined to send the good doctor packing to his native Guyana - or better yet bury him six feet under. The doctor believes in science, traditional Western medicine, and the power of hard facts. The mayor, meanwhile, trades in blood sacrifice, medicinal herbs, and illegal drugs. His is the devotion to power, secrecy and the occult. The woman who comes between the two - the mayor's stunningly beautiful niece, Evita Farrington - eventually spells one man's doom and the other's rebirth. The last man standing will be the one most willing to overcome his prejudices, the one most able to change.< Less
Georgia's Crime Doctor By Jay Jarvis
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Georgia’s Crime Doctor is the story of Dr. Herman Jones, the Alabama native who is responsible for establishing the Georgia State Crime Laboratory. Tracing the steps of Jones and his wife June... More > back to Auburn in the 1930’s, this book chronicles the people, places and events which shaped modern day forensic science in the state of Georgia.< Less
The Doctor's Christmas Eve By James Lane Allen
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925)... More > was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as "Kentucky's first important novelist. "Allen was born near Lexington, Kentucky, and his youth there during the Ante-bellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction periods heavily influenced his writing. He graduated from Transylvania University in 1872, delivering the Salutatorian address in Latin. In 1893 Allen moved to New York City, where he lived until his death. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lane_Allen< Less
A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was... More > an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.Jewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor specializing in "obstetrics and diseases of women and children." and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Orne_Jewett< Less
The Cherokee Physician Or Indian Guide to Health: As Given by Richard Foreman a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy.: With General Rules for Preserving Health Without the Use of Medicine [Special Illustrated Edition] By J. Mitchell, Richard Foreman, Jas. W. Mahoney
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The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of... More > Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory< Less
Who Killed the Merchant? By Oshiomowe Momodu
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This is a 2 act play set in a Suleja, Nigeria. The many wives of Adam have a case to answer. Food may be the music of the love but definitely in this court room drama.
AMERICANA COMES TO TOWN By oshiomowe momodu
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What happens when a young African American woman lands in NIgeria,West Africa.
Mama Baby’s Open Secrets By oshiomowe momodu
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This is the first book in the Mama Baby series. It is a young lady's journey across Nigeria to solve a mystery.
Black Orchid By Ian Millsted
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‘Why didn’t I leave after the cricket?’ Murder in a country house. Steam trains and vintage cars. Gentlemen playing cricket. Hidden passageways. What could be more familiar or safe... More > to the 10 million viewers who watched this on its initial broadcast in 1982? But this is Doctor Who, so nothing should be taken at face value. With a tragic figure imprisoned in a secret part of the house, Black Orchid (1982) is clearly mining literary traditions. The portrayal of mental and physical injury invites the viewer to examine their own prejudices. Similarly ambiguous is the representation of the native South American outsider who guards the former great white explorer. Oh, and there may be the odd mention of cricket as well.< Less