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Shirley MacLaine’s only child shares shocking stories from her out-of-this-world childhood with the famously eccentric actress Shirley MacLaine is an Academy Award winning actress who has graced Hollywood with her talent for decades, known for her roles in The Apartment, Terms of Endearment, and recently the BBC/PBS smash Downton Abbey. Yet—as her daughter Sachi Parker can attest—growing up with the movie star was far from picture perfect. The only child of MacLaine and her husband of thirty years, Steve Parker, Sachi’s surreal childhood began when she was sent to Japan at the age of two—though her mother would sometimes claim Sachi was six—to live with her mercurial father and his mistress. She divides her time being raised by a Japanese governess and going back and forth to L.A. to be with her mother, hamming it up on movie sets, in photo shoots, and Hollywood parties, even winning—and then abruptly losing—the role of Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird. As she gets older and attends boarding school in England and Switzerland, becomes a Qantas stewardess, and becomes involved in a series of abusive relationships she tries to unravel the mysteries of her childhood and her parents’ unconventional marriage. Including twenty never-before-seen personal photos, Lucky Me is a fascinating look at Hollywood and what it takes to succeed there, the incredible ambition of Shilrey MacLaine and the fallout it had on her only child, as well as a woman’s attempt to understand and connect with her extremely complicated parents.

Lucky Me

Lucky Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josiah Miller
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
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This is a motivational book that shows you how to turn a negative circumstance into a positive one.

Lucky Me

Lucky Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Debra Borden
Editor: Crown
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Lucky Me is that rare book that captures—in the vein of Elinor Lipman and Elizabeth Berg—what it really means to be a modern woman. Julie Berman seems to have it all: a beautiful home in suburban New Jersey, a loving husband, a budding career as a freelance journalist, and two great kids. To the outside world, her life is perfect—little do they know that behind the façade, Julie is beginning to feel like her world is falling apart. Among her worries is a nagging fear that she’s turning into her mother—just as neurotic, just as crazy, and just as consumed by appearances. Then there’s the handsome, charming, and quite single editor at the local newspaper who has definitely taken a liking to her . . . which wouldn’t be a problem if he wasn’t so tempting. Add to that her moody, monosyllabic teenage son, who may or may not be having sex with a new girlfriend (whom Julie’s not sure she approves of, sex or not). But the final blow to her sanity comes in the form of a phone call from her daughter, who informs Julie of her plans to run off with her boyfriend . . . who’s also her college professor. Lucky Me is a journey into the year when everything seems to come to a head in Julie’s life—and when she realizes that there are some things you can’t control, especially the people you love. Wise, irreverent, tender, and funny, Lucky Me is for every woman who has ever felt—despite her most valiant efforts—less than perfect.

Happy Go Lucky Me

Happy Go Lucky Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Evans
Editor: McNidder & Grace
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Happy Go Lucky Me by Paul Evans Summary

Paul Evans, a New Yorker has had a long and varied musical career. As a songwriter, Paul has written hits for himself as well as for Bobby Vinton – the 1962 classic, ‘Roses Are Red, My Love’, the Kalin Twins ‘When’ in 1957, and Elvis Presley ‘The Next Step is Love’ and ‘I Gotta Know’ and more. His songs have been featured in movies – Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas and John Waters’ Pecker, television shows (Scrubs) and TV ads. He also wrote an off-off Broadway show, Cloverleaf Crisis, and the theme for the original network television show, CBS This Morning. Paul has spent a great deal of his life as a recording artist. From his 1959 and 60’s hits: ‘Seven Little Girls Sitting in The Back Seat’, ‘Midnight Special’ and ‘Happy Go Lucky Me’ to his 1979 hit: ‘Hello, This Is Joannie’, #6 on the UK pop charts and Top 40 on Billboard’s Country charts. This book describes his journey from getting his start in the music business, becoming part of the Brill’s song-writing community and the sixty-three music-filled years that followed.

Lucky Me, Lucy McGee

Lucky Me, Lucy McGee Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Amato
Editor: Holiday House
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Lucky Me, Lucy McGee by Mary Amato Summary

Fourth grader Lucy McGee's ukulele is missing--and if she doesn't find it soon, she'll be kicked out of the Songwriting Club! Lucy McGee is determined to track down her beloved instrument, but she can't let anyone catch on--even best friend Phillip. When Lucy learns that YouTube songwriting stars Ben & Bee are playing a show on Saturday and they're giving away a free ukulele, it seems like the perfect solution. If only it wasn't the most in-demand, expensive concert ever. Soon frenemy Scarlett announces that she has an extra ticket to the show, prompting everyone in the Songwriting Club to try to win her over. Lucy McGee will have to get extra creative to find out what happened to her uke and to charm the always-scheming Scarlett in this humorous but heartfelt chapter book. The third book in Mary Amato's charming Lucy McGee series features artwork on every page as well as song lyrics for aspiring musicians to try out on their own.

Lucky Me: Engaging a World of Opportunities and Challenges

Lucky Me: Engaging a World of Opportunities and Challenges Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David C. Cole
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Lucky Me: Engaging a World of Opportunities and Challenges by David C. Cole Summary

This book explores an adventurous life of engagement in the challenges of economic development in a destitute China (1946-47), war-torn Korea (1951-52), divided Vietnam (1955-1957), and post-Sukarno Indonesia (1966-71). It also relates the author's subsequent experiences helping South Korea enter onto its high growth trajectory and Indonesia to modernize its financial system. Interspersed are vignettes of academic life at Deep Springs College, Cornell University, University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University and Harvard, and the challenges of working with the Navajo Nation to extract revenue and reduce pollution from exploitative coal-mining and power companies, as well as trying to devise an appropriate and viable approach to rural development for the remote, politically and culturally divided district of Abyei, on the border between North and South Sudan. Finally, it describes the author's efforts at preserving environmental and historical resources in Southeast Massachusetts. Throughout, the book recounts and acknowledges the important roles of teachers, colleagues, friends and family in enriching the author's fortunate life.

Lucky, Lucky Me

Lucky, Lucky Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jake Jones
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1514427524
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Lucky, Lucky Me by Jake Jones Summary

In this book, Jake talks about his more than eighty years of life experiences. He takes the reader from America’s great economy depression of the 1930s through an up-close and personal view of three American wars to a life of relative abundance in this century. His twenty-eight years of flying in the air force took him to beautiful places like Stavanger, Norway, cold places like Thule AFB Greenland, hot places like Sattahip, Thailand, and dry places like the San Joaquin Valley in California. He describes the details of losing fellow crew members in four different plane crashes and the personal hardship on their families. His most memorable events of his military career were in the 1960s when on three occasions he was involved in the work and decision making of President John F. Kennedy. He vividly remembers seeing and being close to President Kennedy just four weeks before he was assassinated.

Wanna Get Lucky?

Wanna Get Lucky? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Deborah Coonts
Editor: Chestnut Street Press
ISBN: 0985792515
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“Evanovich…with a dash of CSI.” – Publishers Weekly (review of Lucky Stiff) Everyone Has a Hidden Talent For Lucky O’Toole it’s murder…solving it. Surviving in Sin City takes cunning, a pair of five-inch heels, and a wiseass attitude. Lucky has mastered them all and has a pair of legs she uses to kick butt and turn heads. As the Chief Problem Solver for the Babylon, Las Vegas’s most over-the-top destination, mischief is in her job description. She’s good at her job. She’s less good at life. But who has time for a life when there’s a killer on the loose? WANNA GET LUCKY? A woman falls from a tour helicopter to the horror of the 8:30 Pirate show crowd. Was it suicide? An accident? Could she have been pushed? Lucky’s day began with the invasion of the Adult Video Awards and Trade show convention. It got more hectic when the spouse-swapping annual event checked in. And if adding a body to the mix wasn’t enough, Lucky’s got a new suitor. Her best friend, Teddie, a female impersonator who is pressing to take their relationship to the next level. Can she really date a man who looks better in a dress? What happened to the woman over the pirate show? Will her sleuthing skills catch the killer and save her job? A light, funny, romantic mystery providing a Vegas escape appropriate for anyone looking for a good laugh. Pick up a copy now and start your adventure. AN INTERVIEW WITH DEBORAH COONTS Why did you decide to write humor? I’m not sure I decided to add snark to the Lucky books, specifically to Lucky’s own voice, it just happened that way. When I was a kid, my mouth always got me into trouble. Finally, I’ve found a way to harness the sarcasm for the Forces of Good—or at least in a way not to anger my grandmother. And when Lucky started talking to me, she had a strong dose of sass in her. The Lucky O'Toole Vegas Adventure series is hard to categorize. Is that by design? When I set out to write Wanna Get Lucky?, I knew I wanted to write a romp through Las Vegas. I had the characters and the setting but no real understanding of narrative drive. So, I threw a young woman out of a tour helicopter into the middle of the Pirate Show and let the story unfold. A bit of murder to keep the plot moving, some wisecracking and Vegas mischief to make you laugh, and some romance to keep it interesting. A bit of a mash up, but it works. PRAISE FOR Wanna Get Lucky? "This is chick lit gone wild and sexy, lightly wrapped in mystery and tied up with a brilliantly flashing neon bow. As the first in a series, Wanna Get Lucky? hits the proverbial jackpot." - Booklist "Deliciously raunchy, with humorous takes on sexual proclivities, Vegas glitz and love, though Agatha Christie is probably spinning in her grave." - Kirkus Reviews "Wanna Get Lucky? is a winner on every level. Deborah Coonts has crafted a first-class murder mystery coupled with a touching and unexpected love story. Against a flawlessly-rendered Las Vegas backdrop, Lucky's story is funny, fast-paced, exuberant and brilliantly realized." - Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Get ready to win big--with a novel that will keep you glued to the pages all the way to the end. Wanna Get Lucky? is as entertaining as the city in which it's set." - Brenda Novak, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author "More fun than a winning streak in Vegas. Lucky O’Toole is a character with brains, beauty, and a wry sense of humor. Readers will want to meet her again—and soon." - Diane Mott Davidson, New York Times bestselling author "Paints a dead-on portrait of Las Vegas that is somehow dark, outrageous, and hilarious at the same time. Lucky O’Toole is wise, witty, and brimming with cheery cynicism. Wanna Get Lucky? goes down faster than an ice-cold Bombay martini--very dry, of course, and with a twist." - Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author "Wanna Get Lucky? is an amazing debut novel, a mile-a-minute read, with fantastic characters, dry wit, and the gritty neon feel of Las Vegas. Bravo to Deborah Coonts--I see a great future ahead." - Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author "Wanna Get Lucky? sizzles. It beguiles and surprises. It's belly-laugh funny. Add in unforgettable characters, crimes to die for, the ka-ching of high-stakes casinos, and Laura Ashley-decorated bordellos, and you have a read that's utterly irresistible from first page to last. Watch out, Janet Evanovich. The new hot number is Deborah Coonts." - Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author "When it comes to the crunch (something for a sullen teenager, hostile neighbor, unbearably saintly mother-in-law), the secret is to make them laugh. Deborah Coonts's Wanna Get Lucky? (Forge/Tom Doherty, $24.99), set at the 'most over-the-top mega casino/resort on the Las Vegas Strip,' entrusts the sleuthing to a brainy beauty who sees the lighter side of human folly." - Marilyn Stassio, New York Times Book Review, choosing Wanna Get Lucky? As a Notable Crime Novel for 2010

The Best Man I Can Be

The Best Man I Can Be Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leonard Dungey
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
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The Best Man I Can Be is the result of Leonard Dungey’s 94 years of experiences. It has been written at the urging of family and friends, and a gut instinct on the part of the author to catalogue his experiences in the military as an African American and as the best man he can be. How does one become the best man he can be? Leonard Dungey strives to illustrate this through his own experiences—good and bad, local and abroad. His is a story to be remembered.

The Courtesan’s Daughter

The Courtesan’s Daughter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Livia Ellis
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Maude Whitlock is consigned to a life of servitude in Barbados after the death of her mother, a notorious courtesan. As she plans her escape to London, a chance encounter awakens hope for a different life. Henry Crane, gentleman spy, wealthy widower, handsome charmer, places his mission above all other concerns—until he meets Maude, a frazzled chaperone at his niece's engagement ball. Cross purposes will soon put an ocean between them. She refuses to follow her mother's path into the oldest profession, and he is duty bound to see his mission through. How will they find a path to the future before circumstances pull them apart?

Beware! It's Friday the 13th #13

Beware! It's Friday the 13th #13 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kate McMullan
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Things couldn't be better for the greedy headmaster of DSA. Lasses are lining up to enroll in his school, and more students means more gold! But when The Medieval Times headline announces that the Bad Luck Dragon is on its way to DSA, Mordred orders his students to hunt for every good luck charm ever invented. But can a bunch of phony 4-leaf clovers help Wiglaf and his friends defeat the dragon Snagglefahng?...or will their luck run out?

Lucky For Me

Lucky For Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frank Robson
Editor: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0730492117
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How hard-living journalist Frank Robson fell under the spell of a small dog called Lucky. At eighteen months of age, Lucky, a cream-coloured terrier, was dropped off at a vet's clinic in Queensland, abandoned by his owners and suffering from ticks and other terrors. A week from being put down he was adopted by Frank Robson and his partner, Leisa. From the start, the fluffy new member of the household proved an enigma, displaying a twelve-snort vocabulary, an ability to climb trees (the better to chase parrots) and a disdain for suburbia. In this full-blooded account of a friendship between man and dog, Robson puzzles on the sentient being who trotted into his life and taught him about survival, mateship and the joys of an independent spirit.

Colony East (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 2)

Colony East (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 2) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Scott Cramer
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Toucan contracts a new, deadly illness spreading among the population of children. Fearing that time is running out for her toddler sister, Abby takes her on a dangerous journey to Colony East, a mysterious enclave where scientists are raising a select group of children. The Toucan Trilogy (Night of the Purple Moon, Colony East & Generation M): 1000+ 5-star reviews

Mothering a Bodied Curriculum

Mothering a Bodied Curriculum Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephanie Springgay,Debra Freedman
Editor: University of Toronto Press
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This collection considers how embodiment, mothering, and curriculum theory are related to practices in education that silence, conceal, and limit gendered, raced, and sexual maternal bodies. Advancing a new understanding of the maternal body, it argues for a 'bodied curriculum' – a practice that attends to the relational, social, and ethical implications of ‘being-with’ other bodies differently, and to the different knowledges such bodily encounters produce. Contributors argue that the prevailing silence about the maternal body in educational scholarship reinforces the binary split between domestic and public spaces, family life and work, one's own children and others' children, and women's roles as ‘mothers’ or ‘others.’ Providing an interdisciplinary perspective in which postmodern ideas about the body interact with those of learning and teaching, Mothering a Bodied Curriculum brings theory and practice together into an ever-evolving conversation.

Cassandra the Lucky

Cassandra the Lucky Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joan Holub,Suzanne Williams
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Meet Cassandra, the newest student at Mount Olympus Academy! She has an amazing talent—but will her new friends believe her? This Goddess Girls story is based on the myth of Cassandra, who has the gift of seeing the future—except no one believes her. Can Apollo, the god of prophecy, help his new crush?

Falling in Luck

Falling in Luck Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Ann Marlowe
Editor: Mary Ann Marlowe
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Mallory Pech believes she’s cursed. Injuries, accidents, and misunderstandings follow her wherever she goes. Even her name (first and last!) means bad luck. Her best friend, Benji Chance, insists Mallory’s fortune is hers to control. Heeding his advice, Mallory pursues her dream man, the wealthy and debonair Jean-Luc Chevalier, son of her company’s CEO, visiting her NY office from Paris. He’s never noticed Mallory on his previous twelve trips, but maybe thirteen’s her lucky number. But everything goes awry from the start. Mallory’s attempts to charm and allure Jean-Luc end in twisted ankles, house fires, and misspelled tattoos. Yet somehow, she draws Jean-Luc closer. When one mishap after another leads to a marriage proposal, Mallory believes her luck’s finally changing—despite Benji’s increasingly desperate warnings. By marrying Jean-Luc, Mallory could have everything she’s always wanted: financial security, family, and a flat in France. Fixated on her dream guy, she fails to notice her best friend’s jealousy and heartbreak. But as she navigates a world of secrets, lies, and culture shock, she begins to fear her fairytale engagement to Jean-Luc may cost her the one thing money can’t buy—the one person who’s loved her all along. And losing Benji would be her worst luck yet.

In the Gardens of the Enchanter

In the Gardens of the Enchanter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frank Sherry
Editor: iUniverse
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In the Gardens of the Enchanter by Frank Sherry Summary

When Cyril Hadrian still considered truth knowable and virtue measurable, he had charge of a great fortress of learning and scholarship called the Lord Institute. Those within the fortresss thick walls had gathered together to battle common enemiesignorance, illness, and poverty. Hadrian, a man committed to rationality and to the notion that science in the service of humanity could accomplish at least a limited happiness on earth, did not then concern himself with philosophical questions or with those seemingly unanswerable questions regarding God, time, and purpose until his wife, Melanie, took her life. After Melanies suicide, Hadrian found his old life of power repugnant, and it gave him a glimpse of the underside of nature. For the first time in his life, Hadrian allowed himself to admit the possible existence of forces, relationships, and complexities that he had never before even considered, like the utter, stark certitude of death. Forced to resign as director of the Lord Institute, betrayed by trusted and esteemed colleagues, and abandoned by the woman he thought loved him, Hadrian set out with his infant daughter, Mica Stella, on a quest to find and experience what he calls sigmathe ultimate sense of connectedness between God, himself, and the universe. Hadrian hopes that even a pale facsimile of the symmetry glimpsed by saints and magi would in that instant of insight free him from his dread of death and that he would achieve the serenity that some men seemed to possess by nature. But the ultimate moment that Hadrian dubs the sigma experience from the mathematical sign meaning a sum or a total, this elemental flash eludes him. He wanders for years in search of sigma, ending up among a tribe of Indians called the Gigantes, where he transforms himself into their enchanter. One day Hadrians old enemies from the Lord Institute find themselves in the gardens of the enchanter. Hadrian, seeking revenge, puts them on trial for judgment and sentencing.

Hard Luck And Trouble: A Landlord's Tale

Hard Luck And Trouble: A Landlord's Tale Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gammy L. Singer
Editor: Kensington Publishing Corp.
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From one of today's most compelling writers comes this unforgettable novel set in legendary Harlem, New York--a place brimming with vitality, tarnished glory, and new beginnings. . . Amos Brown knows trouble comes in threes. First off, he's got a notorious West Indian drug lord on his back. Amos isn't into drugs, but he's got a nasty gambling habit. After losing at poker, he owes the drug lord big-time. Second, Amos's bride of six months disappeared when his numbers running business went down the drain so he's out everything except the kitchen sink. The luck that's forced him to sell off his worldly possessions has also made him the owner of two Harlem brownstones, inherited from the father he met only once in his life. . . So while Amos is waiting for the third axe to fall, he'll have to settle into his new life as a landlord. That means dealing with some of 128th Street's most colorful and intriguing characters. Amos has heard of skeletons in the closet, but apparently he's got one in his basement. Resolving to put together the pieces of the mysterious discovery, Amos has no idea that he will also be putting together the puzzle of his past--and working out his future. . . "A suspenseful and emotional ride full of twists and turns that keep you on the edge of your seat." --The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers on A Landlord's Tale Gammy L. Singer is an actress who has appeared on Broadway, in movies, and television. She is also the author of A Landlord's Tale.

With a Little Luck

With a Little Luck Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Caprice Crane
Editor: Bantam
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If love is in the cards, then somebody stacked the deck. Los Angeles radio DJ Beryl “Berry” Lambert, whose name means luck, doesn’t much believe in it—although, thanks to her dear old gambling dad, she’s a bit superstitious, certain that everything happens for a reason. She keeps a four-leaf clover in her wallet, never takes off her horseshoe necklace, and won’t tempt fate by walking under a ladder or opening an umbrella indoors. Ever. When it comes to love, though, she could use a little luck. Two disastrous relationships back-to-back can mean only one thing to a woman who knows that everything good or bad happens in threes: A third Mr. Wrong is imminent. But fellow DJ Ryan Riley goes against the odds. Their on-air battle of the sexes is a hit for the station and sparks some serious heat after hours. Ryan is funny and sexy, and he thinks Berry’s quirkiness is cute. Is their romance doomed by the numbers—or is a girl who leaves nothing to chance finally ready to gamble? Caprice Crane’s witty, winsome novel about the game of modern romance proves that with a little luck and the right stakes, everybody wins. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Caprice Crane's Family Affair.

Go and Bury Your Dead

Go and Bury Your Dead Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bill Brooks
Editor: Blackstone Publishing
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John Henry Cole’s life has quieted down from what it had always been, and he can now settle down and make improvements on his small ranch. But everything changes when an old rancher named Wilson rides in with his two sons. Wilson is willing to pay Cole $5,000 to help get back his wife, Lenora, who has been taken hostage by Lucky Jack Dancer, an outlaw who had robbed the train on which she was a passenger. She is being held prisoner in Gun Town, a safe haven for outlaws. Cole had sided Lucky Jack Dancer years ago when both of them had operated as US marshals in the Indian Nations, but that was before Lucky Jack had quit the service and become an outlaw. The situation becomes complicated when Cole learns that Wilson’s son doesn’t want the woman back and that Wilson’s health is seriously compromised.

Repeating History

Repeating History Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dakota Chase
Editor: Evil Plot Bunny LLC
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Both Aston and Grant have a talent for finding trouble—it’s what landed them at the Stanton School for Boys—but this time, their mischief might send them to a completely different world. When they accidentally destroy their teacher’s priceless archaeological artifacts, he demands they replace them. And since the teacher in question is Merlin, refusing isn’t an option for the two boys. Thanks to Merlin’s magic, they’re about to become time travelers. The first piece on their list is the Eye of Ra, a mystical amulet belonging to the young King Tut. Ancient Egypt is nothing like Aston and Grant expected, with its war, disease, and lack of modern technology. To survive, they must befriend King Tut and learn to trust him—and each other. In a primitive world, where death and danger wait around every corner, one thing is clear: revisiting history could cost someone their life.

Dante Valentine

Dante Valentine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lilith Saintcrow
Editor: Orbit
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Necromancer. Bounty hunter. Killer. Dante Valentine has been all three in her life. But in the beginning, she was a Necromancer for hire. And while she was choosy about her jobs, there were just some she couldn't turn down. Like when the Devil showed up at the door and offered her a deal. Her life - in exchange for the capture and elimination of a renegade demon. But how do you kill something that can't die? Dante Valentine, one of urban fantasy's hottest series, is compiled into one volume for the first time. Included in this omnibus edition are: Working for the Devil, Dead Man Rising, The Devil's Right Hand, Saint City Sinners, and To Hell and Back. Dante Valentine Novels Working for the Devil Dead Man Rising Devil's Right Hand Saint City Sinners To Hell and Back Dante Valentine (omnibus) For more from Lilith Saintcrow, check out: Gallow and Ragged Trailer Park Fae Bannon and Clare The Iron Wyrm Affair The Red Plague Affair The Ripper Affair The Damnation Affair (e-only) Jill Kismet Novels Night Shift Hunter's Prayer Redemption Alley Flesh Circus Heaven's Spite Angel Town Jill Kismet (omnibus) A Romance of Arquitaine Novels The Hedgewitch Queen The Bandit King Blood Call (coming August 2015)

Streak of Luck

Streak of Luck Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lexy Timms
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USA Today Bestselling author, Lexy Timms, shares with you a sweet, sexy romance that'll have you wishing you had a fake boyfriend too! "Don't trust everything you see... Even salt looks like sugar." An unlikely job offer that drops into Calvin's lap leads him into a world he never dreamt of dipping into. After finally getting Addie to agree to a dinner date, there was nothing but radio silence. None of the romance and none of the efforts he afforded her seemed to work. Until she recommends him for a job that puts them in close quarters. Hope ignites in his gut. A first date is finally conceived. But, the waters get murky again when a first date isn't the only thing born from their lust for one another. And it leaves them teetering on an edge Calvin isn't sure how to pull them away from. The Lucky Billionaire Series Lucky Break Streak of Luck Lucky in Love Search Terms: BBW, free kindle romance, romance billionaire series, contemporary romance and sex, billionaire obsession, new adult romance, romance love triangle, romance love, sweet love story, melody anne billionaire bachelors series, billionaire romance, billionaire romance, true love, happily ever after, famous actor, hot and steamy, hot romance, hot doctors, bad boy, Alpha Bad Boy, Alpha male romance, billionaire, romance, new adult, contemporary romance, love and life, cancer, fiction, big beautiful women, motorcycle club romance, romantic suspense, motorcycle romance, reapers motorcycle club series, Romantic Action & Adventure, bad boy obsession, fake girlfriend, hired wife, sport romance, sexy

The Butterfly Earrings

The Butterfly Earrings Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mister Anthony T. Murray
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
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The Butterfly Earrings By Mister Anthony T. Murray The Butterfly Earrings is a charming story about a Jewish family facing the harsh realities of World War II. As the family makes a plan to split up and leave the country, the children gradually learn how long their parents and grandparents have been preparing for just such a time. The two twin girls, Elsa and Sarah, are given just one birthday gift – a special set of exquisite earrings made by their beloved Grandpa Solomon. They are each instructed to carry just one of the unique butterfly earrings so that they will have a way to recognize each other when they are reunited someday. The family has gone to great lengths to persevere, but only time will tell if their efforts and their hope will be enough.

A Rainbow Above Us

A Rainbow Above Us Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sharon Sala
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
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A USA Today Bestseller! "Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller. Her skills shine in her Blessings, Georgia series. If you can stop reading then you're a better woman than me." —DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Welcome to Blessings, Georgia, the best small town in the South! What will it take to bring people together? Hurricane Fanny left no one in Blessings, Georgia unscathed—including Rowan Harper, the only surviving member of her family. Rebuilding her life now seems almost impossible. Bowie James comes back to help repair his grandmother's house, but he doesn't intend to stay long. He and his mother were forced out of Blessings a decade ago, and he's neither forgiven nor forgotten those responsible. But Rowan is kindhearted, beautiful, and lost, and Bowie discovers that he can entrust her with his deepest secrets. If only their love could bring hope and healing to everyone around them, maybe they'd be willing to give it a chance... Blessings, Georgia Series: You and Only You (Book 1) I'll Stand by You (Book 2) Saving Jake (Book 3) A Piece of My Heart (Book 4) The Color of Love (Book 5) Come Back to Me (Book 6) Forever My Hero (Book 7) A Rainbow Above Us (Book 8) Praise for the Blessings, Georgia Small Town Romance Series: "A delight... I couldn't put it down."—Fresh Fiction "Engaging, heartwarming, funny, sassy, and just plain good."—Peeking Between the Pages "Sala's novel is one of those rare treats that is not only a pleasure to read, but is so enjoyable it becomes difficult to put the book down."—RT Book Reviews

Soundtracks

Soundtracks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stewart R. Craggs
Editor: Routledge
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First published in 1998, music scored for film has only relatively recently received the critical attention which it merits. Many composers in the twentieth century have written works for films or documentaries, a number feeling that this aspect of their output has been undervalued. This dictionary complements other studies which have appeared in recent years which look at the technical and theoretical issues concerned with film music composition. Arranged alphabetically by composer, the volume comprises over 500 entries covering all nationalities. Each entry includes very brief biographical information on the composer, followed by a list of the films (with dates) for which he or she has composed. Details of recordings are also given. The dictionary’s international coverage ensures that it will become a standard reference work for all those interested in the history of twentieth-century music and the development of film.

Call Me Lucky

Call Me Lucky Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Hinkle
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
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“Do you think you could teach Rock Hudson to talk like you do?” The question came from famed Hollywood director George Stevens, and an affirmative answer propelled Bob Hinkle into a fifty-year career in Hollywood as a speech coach, actor, producer, director, and friend to the stars. Along the way, Hinkle helped Rock Hudson, Dennis Hopper, Carroll Baker, and Mercedes McCambridge talk like Texans for the 1956 epic film Giant. He also helped create the character Jett Rink with James Dean, who became a best friend, and he consoled Elizabeth Taylor personally when Dean was killed in a tragic car accident before the film was released. A few years later, Paul Newman asked Hinkle to do for him what he’d done for James Dean. The result was Newman’s powerful portrayal of a Texas no-good in the Academy Award–winning film Hud (1963). Hinkle could—and did—stop by the LBJ Ranch to exchange pleasantries with the president of the United States. He did likewise with Elvis Presley at Graceland. Good friends with Robert Wagner, Hinkle even taught Wagner’s wife Natalie Wood how to throw a rope. He appeared in numerous television series, including Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Dragnet, and Walker, Texas Ranger. On a handshake, he worked as country music legend Marty Robbins’s manager, and he helped Evel Knievel rise to fame. From his birth in Brownfield, Texas, to a family so poor “they could only afford a tumbleweed as a pet,” Hinkle went on to gain acclaim in Hollywood. Through it all, he remained the salty, down-to-earth former rodeo cowboy from West Texas who could talk his way into—or out of—most any situation. More than forty photographs, including rare behind-the-scenes glimpses of the stars Hinkle met and befriended along the way, complement this rousing, never-dull memoir.

Evergreen Leaves

Evergreen Leaves Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marian W. Byers
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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The theme of EVERGREEN LEAVES centers around a wealth of shared experiences in life through subjects such as FAITH, FAMILY, SOCIAL and HUMOR. Currently, the author, has begun a new book about the effects of THE DEPRESSION ERA of the thirties and its influence on society in the South before World War II and today.

Laid 3

Laid 3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A.J. Llewellyn
Editor: Torquere Press, LLC
ISBN: 1944449906
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LAPD Swat team member, Jack Cannon, takes on an unusual assignment, Threat Management, a new crack team created to target LA’s most violent criminals, The Hollywood Ten. Then… Jack is shot and forced to take a vacation. He flies to London to spend time with his hot and sexy lover, Lucky, in London. Jack’s man is working on an undercover assignment. Jack’s plans for a feisty little R and R don’t sit well with the hit man who’s been hired by a mysterious source to bump off Lucky. With things heating up between Jack and Lucky all over London from public restrooms to five-star hotels, Jack lures the wild assassin into their sensual web. This is either gonna be the beginnings of a spicy, feisty threesome… or a triple homicide.

PSYCHS

PSYCHS Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A. H. Amin
Editor: Author House
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It started with a feeling, followed by a realization, then ended up into a future. All that started by the tragic event of his birth and revealed by a near death, and ever since, he had never been alone. Sequential events started to occur in two cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, escalating into chaos. At that point. he finds himself in an enigma he’s not aware of its cause. Using his miraculous gift, which gave him knowledge and guarded him, he will be placed in that chaos to try and figure out the truth, and for that, he is being marked. In these perilous times, he can only hope for a miracle, other than the one he has.

Code Name Cassandra

Code Name Cassandra Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jenny Carroll
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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"Help me find my little girl." Jess Mastriani -- dubbed "Lightning Girl" by the press when, after a huge storm, she develops a psychic ability to find missing children -- has lost her miraculous powers. Or has she? She would like the media and the government to think so. All Jess wants is to be left alone, by everyone except sexy Rob Wilkins -- who still hasn't called, by the way.... But it doesn't look like Jess is going to get her wish -- especially not while she's stuck working at a summer camp for musically gifted kids. Then the father of a missing girl shows up to beg Jess to find his daughter. Jess can't say no, but now the feds are on her trail again, as is one ornery stepdad, who'd like to see Lightning Girl...well, dead.

One Monk, Many Masters

One Monk, Many Masters Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Breiter
Editor: Cosimo Books
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In 1969, Paul Breiter was among the throngs of disaffected youth who traveled to the exotic East, seeking to escape the cultural and spiritual upheavals at home. He traveled first to India, thinking that indulging the senses would be his means of finding God. Instead, he found himself at a monastery in Thailand, taking the precepts of a Buddhist monk. He would spend the next seven years in robes, not indulging the senses, but depriving them. One Monk, Many Masters: The Wanderings of a Simple Buddhist Traveler is an account of Breiter’s life as a monk and his ongoing search for enlightenment after leaving the monastic robes. Breiter’s spiritual wanderings weave through the Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhist traditions under such great teachers as Ajahn Chah, Ajahn Sumedho, Kobun Chino, Lama Gonpo, and the 16th Karmapa. "Breiter relates his journey with self-effacing modesty. His knack for unadorned observation takes the reader on a worthwhile trek through modern Buddhism as journeyed by a Western layman turned monk and back again." —Sakula Mary Reinard, Spiritual Director, Portland Friends of the Dhamma "Breiter’s experience with [Buddhist] teachers, expressed in this book with honesty and insight, is a pleasure to read. The Dharma emerges throughout his memories as a sincere gift, and a teaching for all who are fortunate to read it." –Angie (Zuiko Enji) Boissevain

Club Dead

Club Dead Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charlaine Harris
Editor: Penguin
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Bon Temps’s psychic waitress takes a dangerous road trip in the third novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series—the inspiration for the HBO® original series True Blood. There’s only one vampire Sookie Stackhouse is involved with (at least voluntarily) and it’s Bill Compton. But recently he’s been a little distant—in another state, distant. Then his sinister and sexy boss Eric Northman tells Sookie where she might find him. Next thing she knows, she’s off to Jackson, Mississippi, to mingle with the under-underworld at Club Dead, a dangerous little haunt where the elite of vampire society can go to chill out and suck down some Type-O. But when Sookie finally finds Bill—caught in an act of serious betrayal—she’s not sure whether to save him...or sharpen some stakes.

Lost in Ireland

Lost in Ireland Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cindy Callaghan
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481462083
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After breaking a chain letter, can superstitious Megan find a way to turn her luck around? Meghan McGlinchey is the most superstitious girl in her family—and probably in the entire state of Delaware. When she receives a chain letter from a stranger in Ireland, Meghan immediately passes it on, taking only a tiny shortcut in the directions. But after a disastrous day, made complete by losing the election for class president and embarrassing herself in front of the entire school, Meghan realizes that tiny shortcut was a big mistake. Thankfully, her family was already headed to Ireland on spring break, and Meghan makes it her mission to find the original sender and break her extremely unlucky streak. With the help of an eccentric cast of characters—and one very cute Irish boy—can Meghan figure out a way to stop her bad luck? Or is she cursed forever?

Kay's Lucky Coin Variety

Kay's Lucky Coin Variety Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann Y. K. Choi
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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A bittersweet coming-of-age debut novel set in the Korean community in Toronto in the 1980s. This haunting coming-of-age story, told through the eyes of a rebellious young girl, vividly captures the struggles of families caught between two cultures in the 1980s. Family secrets, a lost sister, forbidden loves, domestic assaults—Mary discovers as she grows up that life is much more complicated than she had ever imagined. Her secret passion for her English teacher is filled with problems and with the arrival of a promising Korean suitor, Joon-Ho, events escalate in ways that she could never have imagined, catching the entire family in a web of deceit and violence. A unique and imaginative debut novel, Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety evocatively portrays the life of a young Korean Canadian girl who will not give up on her dreams or her family.

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