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Monte Carlo After Midnight By Derek Taylor Shayne
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It's a supernatural race against the clock! When young Puerto Rican billionaire overnight, Anthony Solantro invades the Cannes Film Festival, he and Blackfoot Indian lifemate, Michael Taylor... More > unwittingly cross scythes with the grim reaper leader of a murderous cult known only as THE PHANTOM OF MONTE CARLO, a power-mad ghoul with a celestial deadline for a new world order! It's a race against the witching hour to thwart his evil plan, that takes our heroes from the glitz of Monte Carlo and the South of France, to the snow-capped peaks of the Swiss Alps! The most perfect Mike and Tony mis-adventure yet! The boys and Derek Shayne have outdone even themselves with MONTE CARLO AFTER MIDNIGHT, a free-wheeling high adventure romp filled with laughs, things that go bump in the night, and MORE laughs! STRONGLY SUGGESTED 16 YRS. AND OLDER.< Less
The Bible in the Wall By Dennis Gundersen
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"The Bible in the Wall" is the true story of a man who repeatedly rejects the gift of a Bible, which God, in turn, repeatedly brings back across his path. The story is set in the beautiful... More > Swiss Alps and northern Italy, in the 1800s. Surviving intact despite a destructive fire, this Bible, disdainfully cast off three times, becomes the tool used by God to transform the man's life. Children will learn the wonder of the gift of God's Word from this story. This volume also contains "The Harvest Home", a reminder to children about our duty to be thankful for God's many gifts. This volume is one of eleven titles in the "Children's Character-Building Collection", our popular reprints of 19th-century Christian books for young children.< Less
Women In Love By David Herbert Lawrence
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Gudrun Brangwen, an artist, pursues a destructive relationship with Gerald Crich, an industrialist. Lawrence contrasts this pair with the love that develops between Ursula and Rupert Birkin, an... More > alienated intellectual who articulates many opinions associated with the author. The emotional relationships thus established are given further depth and tension by an unadmitted homoerotic attraction between Gerald and Rupert. The novel ranges over the whole of British society at the time of the First World War and eventually ends high up in the snows of the Swiss Alps. As with most of Lawrence's works, Women in Love caused controversy over its sexual subject matter. One early reviewer said of it, "I do not claim to be a literary critic, but I know dirt when I smell it, and here is dirt in heaps — festering, putrid heaps which smell to high Heaven."< Less
Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records By Parvaneh Moayedi
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all... More > seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.< Less
Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records By Parvaneh Moayedi
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all... More > seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.< Less
The Overlook Manuscript By Jean Keller
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In the winter of 2010, Jean Keller worked as a caretaker in a former nursing home near his hometown in the Swiss Alps, using the home's solitude to work on his own projects. Since the home's closure,... More > the isolated building remained abandoned for almost a decade until a consortium of local businessmen stalled its decline by funding makeshift repairs. Soon after Keller began working in the building, he discovered in the basement the pages of an unfinished manuscript belonging to the American writer, Jack Torrance. Torrance had resided at the home for some weeks in 1980, following a dramatic breakdown that preceded his accidental death later that year. Inspired by this discovery, Keller ditched his other projects and began using Torrance's typewritten pages as the basis for a new book. Titled 'The Overlook Manuscript' as a tribute to Torrance and his very last place of activity, the present edition is a facsimile of Jean Keller's original text written during his own sojourn at the former asylum.< Less
Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records By Parvaneh Moayedi
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all... More > seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.< Less
The Overlook Manuscript By Jean Keller
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In the winter of 2010, Jean Keller worked as a caretaker in a former nursing home near his hometown in the Swiss Alps, using the home's solitude to work on his own projects. Since the home's closure,... More > the isolated building remained abandoned for almost a decade until a consortium of local businessmen stalled its decline by funding makeshift repairs. Soon after Keller began working in the building, he discovered in the basement the pages of an unfinished manuscript belonging to the American writer, Jack Torrance. Torrance had resided at the home for some weeks in 1980, following a dramatic breakdown that preceded his accidental death later that year. Inspired by this discovery, Keller ditched his other projects and began using Torrance's typewritten pages as the basis for a new book. Titled 'The Overlook Manuscript' as a tribute to Torrance and his very last place of activity, the present edition is a facsimile of Jean Keller's original text written during his own sojourn at the former asylum.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 17. Germany Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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Germany is about as modern and advanced as you can get on Planet Earth culturally and technologically. The disadvantages are that it’s cold and they speak a different language. They can party... More > and they do the big ideas unlike us Anglo-Saxons who are too timid to do anything unless we can immediately make money from it. There's a road in Germany called The Romantic Road that starts in Wurzburg which is about 100 kilometers (63 miles) east of Frankfurt and goes southward about 360 kilometers to a town near the Swiss border called Fussen with a number of scenic towns and villages along the way. There's a road called the Fairy Tale Rd. (Marchenstrasse), about 270 miles long that goes from Bremen in the north and Hanua near Frankfurt, going through about 60 towns. The German Alpine Road (Deutsche Alpenstrasse) goes through the Bavarian Alps for about 300 miles along the German-Austrian border. there are lots of castles and quaint villages along the way.< Less
The Cycle Touring Diaries - Diary 2: The European Extravaganza By Bradley Howard
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In 2012, Bradley Howard set off on a three month journey which ran roughly 3000 miles across Europe. During his cycle, Bradley visited 9 Countries and 'no-trace' camped 64 times. As if that wasn't... More > enough, he took on the Swiss Alps on the way, which tested him to his limits. Whilst on tour, Brad visited many amazing places, including National Parks such as Hohe Tauern, insanely high dams such as the Grande Dixence, and Fairytale Castles such as Neuschwanstein. Through his trip, Bradley kept a journal, which he has now turned into this book, to share his knowledge and adventures with others. In this book, he gives us his reflections on profound insights that came from his adventure, how he managed to live on a budget whilst being on the road, and how he kept himself fuelled whilst he still maintained his Vegan diet. Along the way, Bradley worked hard to tread in harmony with the environment. So don the spandex, let’s go on an adventure!< Less

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