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A Sound Revolution By Cynthia Kay Killick
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A Sound Revolution. The true story of Marie Louise Killick's valiant fight against powerful men in the musical world. They had pirated her invention of a stylus that was to revolutionize the quality... More > of sound reproduction of gramophone records. Despite winning her 10 year legal battle in The Royal Courts of Justice in London, England, her opponents, Pye Radio, found other means to ensure she never received her damages – worth millions. Manoeuvred into bankruptcy, she spent three years trying to prevent the Official Receiver from settling her damage claim against Pye Radio for a derisory sum. She died at the age of 49, penniless and homeless. During her fight she was 'kidnapped', her supporters were assaulted and even her solicitor was frightened off the case. During the fight, she was hounded from pillar to post and forced to spend six weeks with her children living in a builder's yard. Truly a story of enormous courage and tenacity on her part to bring the men who had robbed her to justice!< Less
Black Sheep By Yvonne Hutchinson
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Now hailed as one of her home town's heroes for her contribution to community development, Yvonne grew up in the most deprived and notorious estates in Bradford. Expelled from two schools she was... More > sent to a state institution for delinquent juveniles. Ironically, Yvonne went on to gain a University Degree in Peace Studies. In this brutally honest and heart-wrenching account of her life, Yvonne tells about the dignity-stripping events; abuse, shame and choices that lead to her descent into the shadows of vice and crime. She was held at gun-point, attacked and kidnapped. The self destruct button had been pressed in her tender teenage heart and consequences did not come into the equation in her volatile rebellion. A woman with many names and a stained soul, Yvonne would one day discover a love that redefined her very core. This life-changing encounter in Belgium shaped the rest of her journey and turned the latter chapters of her life into a triumphant success story, albeit an unlikely one.< Less
Moonlight : The Moonlight Saga 1 By Ariel Wood
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Only five years old, Saria has always wanted to learn to hunt, to help provide for her simple peasant family living in Castle Town. But one trip into the forest changes her life. Bitten by a... More > werewolf, Saria now turns into a wolf every time the moon comes out, and she must keep her transformation secret from everyone but her family. When she is eighteen, the snobby Prince William, son of King Edmund and Queen Abigale, is kidnapped by a huge black dragon during his eighteenth birthday celebration. Saria grudgingly understands she’s the only one who stands a chance of rescuing him with her unusual wolf powers. For the sake of her kingdom, she embarks on a harrowing journey into griffin-infested wilderness, gets lost in dwarven mines and is led astray by evil unicorns just to save a man she hates. As she risks her own life several times throughout the mission, Saria wonders if she will be able to save William, or if she will be too late?< Less
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I Once Was Lost But Now Am Found: A story of faith from "Lost Boys of Sudan" survivor Joseph Lual Deng By Jeanne Tebo Pfeifer & Joseph Lual Deng
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Joseph Lual Deng recounts his horrific experience as one of the famous Lost Boys of Sudan. This book tells about his experience when, at around the age of 6, Joseph traveled hundreds of miles on foot... More > after seeing his village in Southern Sudan decimated by bombs dropped from Northern Sudan government. Only a few of the thousands of young boys who began this exodus survived - Joseph was one of the lucky who did live and was given a new life in the USA. He recounts his memorable story about the loss of his family, the horrific death (by crocodiles, gunfire and starvation) of fellow Lost Boys walking beside him, his kidnapping by enemy forces, the constant hunger, and his life for 14 years in two different refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. He also recounts that his strong faith in God was what kept him walking day after day and that he knew he had a purpose and had to survive. Now an American citizen, we can read about his happy ending and his future plans as a citizen of America.< Less
Sundara Kanda: Hanuman's Odyssey By BS Murthy
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If Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara Kãnda is sought for spiritual solace. What is more, many believe that reading Sundara Kãnda or... More > hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Well miracles apart, it's in the nature of Sundara Kãnda to inculcate fortitude and generate hope in one and all. After all, isn't it a depiction of how Hanuman goes about his errand against all odds! Again, won't it portray how Seetha, on the verge of self-immolation, overcomes despair to see life in a new light? Besides, how Hanuman's Odyssey paves the way for Rama to rescue his kidnapped wife! One is bound to be charmed by the rhythm of the verse and the flow of the narrative in this sloka to sloka transcreation of Valmiki's adi kavya - the foremost poetical composition in the world. After all, it was the saga of Rama that inspired Valmiki the barbarian to spiritualize the same as Ramayana in classical Sanskrit!< Less
Roe's Challenge: Where is Brandy Welch By Carol L. Caudle
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Roe’s Challenge: Where is Brandy Welch? What happened to this unruly, fourteen year old girl that mysteriously vanished one night from Foster care? Will she be labeled and considered a runaway... More > or will the evidence prove that she was kidnapped? Is she alone or is she with someone? Is she still alive or is she now dead? Time is quickly running out… Because, not only does Brandy Welch have to struggle with the consequences of sins within herself and the haunting betrayal from her so-called friends, she has a much more difficult problem to battle - fighting Diabetes! Go beyond the front door of Mr. & Mrs. Carey’s foster home and travel through the many careless loop-holes in the search for an abandoned, abused, confused and neglected child, Brandy Welch. Can Prosecuting Attorneys, Roe Wilson and Alex Carter help the authorities locate the missing youth before times runs out? Can the prayers of the righteous avail much? Will seeking the word of God and His guidance save this young girls life?< Less
I Once Was Lost But Now Am Found: A story of faith from "Lost Boys of Sudan" survivor Joseph Lual Deng By Jeanne Tebo Pfeifer & Joseph Lual Deng
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Joseph Lual Deng recounts his horrific experience as one of the famous Lost Boys of Sudan. This book tells about his experience when, at around the age of 6, Joseph traveled hundreds of miles on foot... More > after seeing his village in Southern Sudan decimated by bombs dropped from Northern Sudan government. Only a few of the thousands of young boys who began this exodus survived - Joseph was one of the lucky who did live and was given a new life in the USA. He recounts his memorable story about the loss of his family, the horrific death (by crocodiles, gunfire and starvation) of fellow Lost Boys walking beside him, his kidnapping by enemy forces, the constant hunger, and his life for 14 years in two different refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. He also recounts that his strong faith in God was what kept him walking day after day and that he knew he had a purpose and had to survive. Now an American citizen, we can read about his happy ending and his future plans as a citizen of America.< Less
The Angel Children By Linda Emmanuel
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This is the heartwarming story of 8-year old Andrew, and his guardian angel, Matthew. Andrew wants to be a movie star and Matthew shows him how to use energy to get whatever he wants. Amazingly,... More > Andrew does become an actor, but unfortunately stops believing in angels. Sadly, Matthew must say goodbye and disappears. Thirty years later Andrew is a famous movie star and has a 6-year old daughter, Madison. Tragedy strikes when she is kidnapped. Is Andrew's money enough to bring her home or will it take the help of the angel children to rescue her? There is truth in this book. In 2000, the author learned how to use energy to get whatever she wanted. Not realizing what would happen, she asked for "the full experience" and got it!! In this story she reveals the words to say and the rules to follow for you, too, to get whatever your heart desires. She just has a warning, "Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it!"< Less

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