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Encore! By Peter Power
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Fanny Fanshaw had one dream, one ambition. She was to become a world-famous actress. Nothing or no-one was going to stop her from fulfilling her one desire in life. She was determined. Her name would... More > be up there in lights and emblazed upon the silver screen – “Starring Fanella Fanshaw”! She knew it was in Hollywood where it all happened and made up her mind that was where she must be. Pitifully, her first attempt at raising enough money to get herself there led to disaster. She felt her world had collapsed, taking little or no interest in anything or anyone. That was until her grandmother, Elena, came to her rescue, putting the sparkle back into her life. Little did she know what was in store for her! Stepping from one leading role straight into one of even greater importance she felt her life to be totally fulfilled. Her world was complete. That was until her past began to haunt her and she was faced with the devastating threat of blackmail!< Less
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review - Summer Solstice 2011 By BellaOnline The Voice of Women
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The longest day of the year opens our eyes to the beauty of the world. Crater Lake drowns us with sapphire blues and shimmering whites. Candy Colored Beetle shimmers iridescently. Drifting Turtle... More > embodies serenity with impressionistic beauty. Our poems paint rich images in our minds. Spring Breakup layers silver-grey wolf willows by a still-frozen lake. Taming the Wild twists branches of mugo pine while Sheets whirls linens into rejoicing Sufi dancers. Fiction stories draw our hearts into previously unseen worlds. A New Life delves into a young girl´s experience in a puppy mill. Affairs of the Heart spends a rain-freshened day in India with a woman struggling with Alzheimer´s. Non-fiction shares in the realities of life. My Trip to Iran grapples with caring for an elderly parent. Grounded memorializes the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Grasp Life reminds us to be grateful. Enjoy the longest day - and every day. Life is precious. Each day is a present.< Less
Queen tiye By Asia latham
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Prologue As the sun set over mittani spalying Its last rays over the golden cliffs I walked in a long proccession across the sand. ''We will have a long way to go''. My father stated. Mother only... More > replied with a nod. She knew the importance of letting the princess soul rest in the afterlife.The sand cooled rapily in the shadows I could feel the grain sratch my toes, and when the cool wind blew through my linen, I shivered. I watched them; a sledge of oxen carried the body of thier royal princess the people of mitanni needed to know how great and wealthy she been. Ay would be amazed if he was present. I would mention this to him when we return home, I thought. I watched the priest walk behind the royal family that lost thier heir. Incense swung from silver balls made me vision of giant beetles stinking up the air whichever way they went. When the funeral procession reached the mouth of the valley the tapping of sistrums stopped and people fell silent. On every cliff famlies gathered.....< Less
Doria By Matthew Arnold Stern
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1970. Six-year-old Carla Guzmán is orphaned during her country's violent revolution. She finds her mother's body with an Olympic silver medal sewn into her sweater. Carla soon finds... More > protectors in Alicia Nuñez, a teenage communist soldier, and Felipe Sérigo, a general who passionately loves his Russian wife and yearns to be a father. Together, they struggle to rebuild their country while facing the dangers of the Cold War. Carla wants to be a gymnast like her mother, but must depend on a questionable Romanian coach. Alicia and Felipe are torn between following their ideology and ending their country's poverty. Friends become enemies, and enemies become friends and even lovers in a dangerous game of superpower brinkmanship. A discovery challenges Alicia's beliefs and pits Felipe against the father he rejected. It forces them to make a difficult choice that can save their struggling country -- or lead to World War III. Intrigue, heart-breaking betrayals, and love. They happen in a place called Doria.< Less
Doria By Matthew Arnold Stern
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1970. Six-year-old Carla Guzmán is orphaned during her country's violent revolution. She finds her mother's body with an Olympic silver medal sewn into her sweater. Carla soon finds protectors... More > in Alicia Nuñez, a teenage communist soldier, and Felipe Sérigo, a general who passionately loves his Russian wife and yearns to be a father. Together, they struggle to rebuild their country while facing the dangers of the Cold War. Carla wants to be a gymnast like her mother, but must depend on a questionable Romanian coach. Alicia and Felipe are torn between following their ideology and ending their country's poverty. Friends become enemies, and enemies become friends and even lovers in a dangerous game of superpower brinkmanship. A discovery challenges Alicia's beliefs and pits Felipe against the father he rejected. It forces them to make a difficult choice that can save their struggling country -- or lead to World War III. Intrigue, heart-breaking betrayals, and love. They happen in a place called Doria.< Less
The Illumini Stones By Harley Boulton
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Why would the pagan king of all Persia, allow 42,360 Jewish captives, and priests and 7,337 Jewish servants with hundreds of horses, mules and camels return to Israel? What motivated him to open his... More > treasury to give back all the precious gold and silver artifacts King Nebuchadnezzar had pilfered seventy years before? The Bible says:- "The governor ordered them not to eat any of the food until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and the Thummin." (Ezra 2:63, & Nehemiah 7:65). The priests were responsible for these God given precious artefacts to Moses, surely they had no intention of going hungry, so where was the Urim & Thummin? To travel beside the Euphrates River was one thing, but what about the rough Kings highway through the mountains? This is the story of the stones journey from Babylon to Jerusalem. It attempts to explain why so many people returned to Israel from other countries at this time, and why the priests waited for the stones at the Feast of Tabernacles.< Less
The Works of Louisa May Alcott By Louisa May Alcott
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This collection has all of the following works: A Garland for Girls A Modern Cinderella, or the Little Old Shoe and Other Stories An Old-Fashioned Girl Aunt Jo's Scrap Bag Behind a Mask or a Woman's... More > Power Comic Tragedies Eight Cousins or the Aunt-Hill Rose In Bloom: A Sequel to "Eight Cousins" Flower Fables Hospital Sketches Jack and Jill Little Men Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to "Little Men" Kitty's Class Day and Other Stories Marjorie's Three Gifts May Flowers Moods Mountain-laurel and Maidenhair On Picket Duty, and Other Tales Pauline's Passion and Punishment Shawl-straps: A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-bag Silver Pitchers: And Independence, a Centennial Love Story Spinning-Wheel Stories The Abbot's Ghost or, Maurice Treherne's Temptation The Candy Country The Louisa Alcott Reader: A Supplementary Reader for the Fourth Year of School The Mysterious Key and What It Opened Under the Lilacs Work< Less
The Flag-Raising By Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
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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: Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 – August 24, 1923)... More > was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). With her sister during the 1880s, she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers. Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labour.Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of lawyer Robert N. Smith, and of Welsh descent. Kate herself experienced a happy childhood, even though it was coloured by the American Civil War and her father's death. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Douglas_Wiggin< Less
The Story Hour: A Book for the Home and the Kindergarten By Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
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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: Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 – August 24, 1923)... More > was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). With her sister during the 1880s, she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers. Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labour.Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of lawyer Robert N. Smith, and of Welsh descent. Kate herself experienced a happy childhood, even though it was coloured by the American Civil War and her father's death. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Douglas_Wiggin< Less
Audrey's Embers By Hannah Rose Jackson
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1970s. When a gifted scholarship girl called Audrey Mackenzie joins Gertrude Bell College for Girls, Claire Greenwood, and her friend Joanna, find their worlds permanently altered in different ways.... More > When Audrey attracts the attentions of the notorious head girl of the year above, Catriona Silver, Joanna grows bitterly jealous, especially when she also goes on to attract the attentions of the arrogant childhood friend of Claire's brother, Roger. Claire becomes increasingly infatuated with Audrey when they enter sixth form, especially as her parent’s marriage grows increasingly taut. When she notices a certain chemistry between Audrey and Roger, a boy she’s despised since childhood, she does everything in her power to turn her against him, especially when he begins to fall in love with Audrey. However, when tragedy strikes Joanna and her family in a huge way, Claire and her friend’s find their world prematurely torn apart as their school years draw to a close.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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