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As These Things Do By Richard Royal
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John and Corrine meet in the year 2050 when technology is slightly more advanced than today. Their story is a human and family drama, gripping from the first page and performed on a global stage... More > ranging from the mid-Atlantic ocean floor through the Florida Keys and Nevada’s Lake Tahoe mountains, to the elegant estates of the British Oxfordshire countryside and the towering snow-capped peaks of the Chilean Andes. These are the settings in which the principal characters live and work, but their actions cause global changes that are disastrous and seemingly irreversible. The two endings offered at the conclusion of the book inevitably leave the reader with the thought that such frightening alternatives might just exist in a possible, previously unforeseen, future.< Less
Vampires of Northwest Arkansas By Richard Grayson
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Ten stories by acclaimed short story writer Richard Grayson (WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, I BRAKE FOR DELMORE SCHWARTZ) spotlight gay men coping with unusual situations: a best friend and fellow former... More > prostitute bitten by an Ozarks bat in the wake of 9/11; a boyfriend morbidly worried about an impending worldwide chocolate shortage; an Orthodox Jew who consults his rabbi because a lover refuses to ever remove his socks during sex; a Wyoming cattle ranch manager dealing with an outbreak of leafy spurge on his land; a writer contrasting his adventures with those of the comic book superhero Green Arrow; a Puerto Rican teacher compelled to watch shirtless teabag-eating white boys online; a former babysitter of the actor Laurence Fishburne unable to understand the young gay Phoenix couple who are his tenants; and a Florida man haunted by the shuttered suburban movie theaters of his youth.< Less
Tornado Spring (Free Spirit Adventures : RV) By Stephen Richards
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The average number of tornados in the USA for the month of April is normally around 135 but in April 2011 there were over 600. It was the worst month for tornados in United States records. On April... More > 27th there were over 190 tornados recorded, the most ever in a single day. The tornado outbreak of April 2011 killed over 350 people, 65 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on April 27th alone. This was the deadliest tornado outbreak in over 85 years. It was at the beginning of April 2011 that we embarked on our journey with the aim of driving a motorhome around the USA. We planned to complete the tour in three stages the first of which would take us from Florida in the south up the eastern side of America to the Canadian border. We were not to know that we would be travelling the full height of the United States during the worst tornado outbreak on record. This is the true story of that journey. Of course adventure is for the rich and famous but it is for ordinary people too.< Less
As These Things Do - It All Started With the Best of Intentions... By Richard Royal
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John and Corrine meet in the year 2050 when technology is slightly more advanced than today - sufficient to give the story more interest than most. And although it is primarily a romance, nonetheless... More > it is also a human and family drama that is gripping from the first page, and performed on a global stage ranging from the mid-Atlantic ocean floor through the Florida Keys and Nevada’s Lake Tahoe mountains, to the elegant estates of the British Oxfordshire countryside and the towering snow-capped mountains of the Chilean Andes. These are the settings in which the principal characters live and work, but their actions determine and instigate worldwide changes that are disastrous and seem irreversible. The two endings offered at the conclusion of the book inevitably leave the reader with the thought that such frightening alternatives might just exist in a possible, previously unforeseen future.< Less
Summer in New York By Richard Grayson
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It's the summer of 1990, and writer Richard Grayson -- about to turn 39 and having recently lost forty pounds -- has come up from Florida to spend the summer in his native New York City, shuttling... More > between a friend's Upper West Side apartment where he's lived for the previous six summers and his grandmother's apartment on the beach in Rockaway, where she is suffering from depression and other problems of old age and is ultimately hospitalized for weeks. For most of the 1980s, Grayson has gotten by as a writer through combining literary grants and income from part-time college teaching and computer education workshops -- and a scheme relying on constantly moving cash advances from the over 40 credit cards that Grayson accumulated during the Greed Decade. Now Grayson's credit card chassis is spinning out of control, with him $150,000 in debt. What do do next? Grayson has previously published a dozen volumes of his diaries for the twenty years preceding 1990.< Less
The Tennis Bubble By Richard Bonte
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This is the story of a typical student-athlete and that of the many tennis families who make the annual trek from wherever in the world they stem from to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in... More > Bradenton, Florida. This is not the story of an already known quantity—a Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg or Andre Agassi—this is the story of an ordinary budding tennis hopeful and her very supportive family who has always assigned too much importance to tennis. This is the story of an adolescent girl with all the tools to become a first-class professional tennis player. This is the story of devastating serves, rifle-crack forehands, pin-point passing shots and Andre Agassi–like angles that pull the opponent right off the court; of serenity and courage in the face of cheating and frustration. In brief, this is a very normal story for all you hopefuls out there—both players and their families—and an idea of what it takes from all concerned to try and build a champion.< Less
Lost By Richard Glynne Hughes
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This novel is compete with the adventures of young teenagers as they experience life in Jupiter, Florida.
Lost By Richard Glynne Hughes
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Teenagers experience South Florida Life in the ocean and Loxahatchee River and survive the struggles of nature.
Not Just a Walk In the Park: A Sixty-Five-Year-Old Man’s Twelve-Hundred-Mile Trek from Tampa to the Bronx By Richard John Albero
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For author Richard John Albero, this story starts with the tragedy of 9/11 when his nephew lost his life in that attack. In Not Just a Walk in the Park, Albero offers a first-person account of his... More > 1,200-mile solo walk from Tampa, Florida, to the Bronx, New York, in honor of his nephew, Gary. In this memoir, Albero, who was sixty-five and retired at the time of his trek, narrates the stories of his three-month odyssey from home plate at Steinbrenner Field, the New York Yankees’ spring training home in Tampa, to stepping on home plate at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. That journey reflects both uncle and nephew’s shared pinstripe heritage as dedicated Yankees fans. As a memorial to Gary, Albero dedicated each mile to past and present New York Yankees players, raising $56,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project. Hilarious at times, harrowing at others, and always gripping, Not Just a Walk in the Park offers insights into personal courage, love of country, and the meaning of family.< Less
Not Just a Walk in the Park: A Sixty-Five-Year-Old Man’s Twelve-Hundred-Mile Trek from Tampa to the Bronx By Richard John Albero
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For author Richard John Albero, this story starts with the tragedy of 9/11 when his nephew lost his life in that attack. In Not Just a Walk in the Park, Albero offers a first-person account of his... More > 1,200-mile solo walk from Tampa, Florida, to the Bronx, New York, in honor of his nephew, Gary. In this memoir, Albero, who was sixty-five and retired at the time of his trek, narrates the stories of his three-month odyssey from home plate at Steinbrenner Field, the New York Yankees’ spring training home in Tampa, to stepping on home plate at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. That journey reflects both uncle and nephew’s shared pinstripe heritage as dedicated Yankees fans. As a memorial to Gary, Albero dedicated each mile to past and present New York Yankees players, raising $56,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project. Hilarious at times, harrowing at others, and always gripping, Not Just a Walk in the Park offers insights into personal courage, love of country, and the meaning of family.< Less

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