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Book: XMAS MARKS THE SPOT - Cats and dogs and super-sleuthing - Merry Summerfield Cozy Mysteries Book 2 by Kris Pearson
OMG! Who hid a quarter of a cow in the trunk of my brother's beloved Mercedes? And what's with that spooky big X marking the spot on the beach where a man lies dead? Can my quarter-cow and the corpse possibly be connected? I'm Merry Summerfield, freelance editor and pet-sitter. Detective Bruce Carver doesn't think the body is any of my business, but someone's up to no good amid the twinkling [...]
 
Book: MURDER IN THE AISLE - Cats and dogs and super-sleuthing (Merry Summerfield Cozy Mysteries Book 1) by Kris Pearson
Hi - I'm freelance editor Merry Summerfield, and it's another fantastic day in drowsy Drizzle Bay. That's until Vicar Paul and I find Isobel Crombie lying dead in a sea of flowers in the aisle of Saint Agatha's church. Who'd kill a harmless old girl like her? In no time flat I've scored a house-and-pet sitting gig - Isobel's remote seaside cottage and her two darling dogs. It comes complete with [...]
 
Book: THE ATONEMENT - A Celebration of Women by Tim I. Gurung
On the cradle of the majestic Himalayas, right below the vast mountainous range where the clouds gather, there were two small villages tucked into the veil of the wilderness,untouched and unspoiled by the cruelty and malevolence of modernity. They existed side by side in peace and harmony, unique, self-reliant and happy, with their own customs and traditions, and had never been exposed to the [...]
 
Book: Riotous Retirement by Brian Robertson & Ron Smallwood
"A laugh a minute fun read, as an outburst of chaotic humor abounds when newly retired over 50's adapt to a new lifestyle and different friends when downsizing to Burnside Retirement Village, all under the eagle eye of Manager Helga. Hilarious cartoons, eye-catching cover and end of chapter limericks bring the stories to life. The authors deserve a courage medal for this pearl". Independent [...]
 
Book: Sea Lavender by Chika Onyenezi
The voyage of Adrian, son of Ibem, tells the story of a wrongful coming of age. At a tender age he suffers the loss of his innocence; it marks an event that haunts his path through eternity. Lost in a mirage of "life shaped as a sea voyage upon majestic and malevolent waves," the sailor Adrian begins to recall events that molded his existence. Beginning with young Adrian in the arms of Her; a [...]
 
Book: Past Deadline - a blurry glimpse into the aspen music beat by John Zelazny
For the past five years, I have been the music columnist for The Aspen Daily News. The position has had its ups and down, and in this piece I have presented my favorite moments from the journey. When I started writing about the music scene in Aspen, Colorado I had little to no idea of what I was doing. The position was given to me in a precarious way because, at the time, I was a burgeoning [...]
 
Book: The Charm by Tracy Hefferon
When Lorna Mills makes a love charm, and buries it under a late-blooming rose bush, she puts all her faith in the power of white witchcraft to summon her soulmate and a life with a happy-ever-after ending. But what she doesn't bargain for is the arrival of the enigmatic Joe Hardy who stumbles, quite literally, into her life one pristine summer's morning and turns her whole world upside down. [...]
 
Book: The Rent Man by Mike Adlam
If you like your crime very noir, very hard-boiled and very Swansea Jack - this is the novel for you. The Rent Man is riven with deliciously black humour and the almost touchable caustic atmosphere of decaying urban Wales. Swansea is just one British port in the grip of the ruthless Rent Man Gang. Police and Customs are baffled by the fear and secrecy which surrounds their international drugs and [...]
 
Book: The Last English Village by James Ignizio
The Last English Village - On 22 December 1943 the Susan Rae, an American B17 Flying Fortress, is lost. The aircraft is reported to have crashed into the English Channel. There are no survivors and no bodies are recovered. Records of the incident mysteriously go missing. The Susan Rae and its crew vanish, committed to the dustbin of history. On the day the Susan Rae disappears, the English [...]
 
Book: Rising Tide by Susan Roebuck
Time, and most of Portugal, has almost forgotten Luminosa, a small fishing community on the Alentejo coast. A cluster of white and blue cottages huddle under the cliffs overshadowed by the great manor of Herdade Albatroz whose family has ruled the village since the days of Napoleon. Far off the tourist route, nobody visits Luminosa by chance. When a ruthless American racketeer turns up, the [...]
 
Book: The Assassins' Village by Faith Mortimer
THE DIANA RIVERS SERIES INCLUDE: The Assassins' Village #1 in Women Sleuths - an Awesome Indie novel #1Noir, #1 Crime #2Vigilante Justice #5Series - The Surgeon's Blade #1 in Suspense & Psychological thrillers - an Awesome Indie novel - Children of the Plantation #2 in Suspense & Mystery. Camera Action...Murder! Childhunt! an Awesome Indie novel - A Deadly Learning A Brutal Trade - "The [...]
 
Book: Carr Square - The Village by M. Anthony Phillips
It's the late sixties in St. Louis, Missouri and four little boys come across a strange package in an abandoned building in the middle of Carr Square, a low-income housing complex right next to Pruitt-Igoe, the giant new housing project. Opening that package sets off a ticking time bomb for the two communities that could lead to a war if Michael, Tim, Tony, and Stevie can't stop the wheels that [...]
 
Book: Orpheus' Blues by Carlos Rubio
Orpheus' Blues is a novel of self-discovery. We first meet Jack Stewart on his way back to his apartment in New York City, where he is pursuing a career as a jazz musician. As the novel unfolds, we learn of the difficulties he encounters, of the friendship he develops with George, his roommate also a jazz musician and the women he meets in the city. But more importantly, we learn of the very [...]
 
Book: A Crime at the Bakery (Duncan Dewar Mysteries) by Victoria Benchley
While Duncan Dewar is away on a case, something strange is going on in Taye. Special Constable Donald Merriwether is called to investigate a crime at the village bakery. The prime suspect is his nemesis and former girlfriend, Abigail Neward. Events unfold unexpectedly in this short story featuring villagers from Taye. Don't worry, even though Duncan is not featured in this book, he will return [...]
 
Book: Hurricane House by Sandy Semerad
Still grieving the death of her fiance, Maeva Larson vacations on Paradise Isle, Florida, "the luckiest fishing village in the world," where she finds the dead body of Miss Florida, Tara Baxter, floating in the Gulf. The cause of death is uncertain, and when a hurricane blows ashore, another woman is found dead and two other women are reported missing. As a catastrophe insurance investigator, [...]
 
Book: Remembering Rose (Mapleby Memories Book 1) by Sheila Claydon
Rachel has a husband who adores her, a beautiful baby daughter, and an extended family she can rely on, so why isn't she happy? She doesn't know and nor do the people who love her. Only Rose understands but she is trapped in another century. To help Rachel she has to breach the boundaries of time itself as well as risk exposing the truth of her own past. When echoes from that past begin to affect [...]
 
Book: Saving Katy Gray (When Paths Meet Book 3) by Sheila Claydon
Katy was used to losing things. First she'd lost her childhood home, then her career and reputation, and finally, and most dreadfully, her identity, so she knew she should be used to it. She wasn't though and she couldn't bear the thought of having to leave her job and start over, not now she was beginning to make a new life for herself. On the other hand she wasn't prepared to play second fiddle [...]
 
Book: The Last Kid On the Steeplechase by Michael Heaphy
This work is a compilation of song lyrics, poems and observations I have had at one time or another. I believe that you and I, although totally different people, have shared these emotions and have had the same feelings from time to time. Bad and good will inevitably happen to us as we make our way through life. I believe the way we handle these things makes us who we are and the kind of people [...]
 
Book: A New Way of Loving: How One Couple's Spiritual Discovery Ignites a Village in Ireland by Ami DeJong
"A New Way of Loving is a riveting, metaphysical novel about women and men in relationships." It takes place in a small village on the west coast of Ireland where Frank and Lucy O'Connor spontaneously learn how to bond more deeply with one another and heighten their sense of well being. What makes this accessible is that the characters are ordinary working people. It's a fantastic and yet very [...]
 
Book: Bahrain Insect Portraits (Bahrain Nature Book 2) by Jouko Tapio Kärkelä
This book is neither a complete introduction to the entomofauna of Eastern Arabia, nor a complete sourcebook representing Bahrain's Insect world. The aim of this photography book is mainly to show the reader some of the most fascinating insect species still existing on Bahrain island and encourage people to protect and respect Bahrain unique nature. It is also an entomological field study carried [...]
 
Book: Llywelyn by Michael Hill
Dyffryn bendithion daw: ... a beautiful valley in Wales, loved by Llywelyn, where he has lived and farmed all his life, but is now losing possession. It has been taken for a reservoir. He has fought all he can, but to no avail, and lost his wife and son in the process. He may also be losing his mind. Nerys, Llywelyn's daughter, feels alone and isolated, caring for her young son Davie, trying to [...]
 
Book: Tizzie by p.d.r. lindsay
There's no slavery in the Yorkshire Dales, not in 1887, not ever. But loving families use artful schemes to enslave the innocent. Twenty nine year-old Tizzie is such an innocent. She has worked herself down to skin and bones as a dairymaid on the farm of her dear brother, Jack, his gracious wife, Maggie, their three boys and one girl, Agnes. Expert at many things, though not in spotting conniving [...]
 
Book: The Amulet - An angel magic romantic comedy by Effrosyni Moschoudi
Katie has a guardian angel... she just doesn't know it. Plus, she's falling for him. When Katie loses her office job, a gypsy woman hands her an amulet for good luck. Next, she gets hired as hotel receptionist on a Greek island where gorgeous Aggelos, one of the guests, keeps saving the day whenever she needs help. Katie is intrigued by him and the mysteries surrounding him, and falls in love, [...]
 
Book: Murder of a Straw Man (The Dancing Detective Mysteries Book 1) by Robyn Beecroft
A murdered dancer. An attractive policeman. A tangled mystery. Newly settled in a quaint small town in the English Fens, Rory Cornwell knows no-one and is too shy to go out and make friends. When a local festival is marred by the murder of a morris dancer, his pretty house-mate Haley is distraught-her uncle is the prime suspect. Nervously investigating, and smitten by Zach, the attractive [...]
 
Book: CONJUROR - Living the Tale by Allen Pollens
(Updated edition with all 85 images in color.) In Mexico's Yucatan, Ancient Mayan Village Secrets will Change Storytelling Forever. Freelance writer Maureen Connor's journey to find a teller of stories, as in ancient times, puts her on the path of kidnapping thieves. She also comes upon, The Conjuror, who relates tales in which listeners live in the stories. Maureen brings the remarkable [...]
 
Book: SUMMER SECRETS Scarlet Bay Book 2 - Sexy billionaire family beach holiday romance (Scarlet Bay Romance) by Kris Pearson
Scarlet Bay - where passions run deep, and surely everyone deserves a summertime treat? Lawyer Josslyn Wynn knows she can't conceive children - a tragic accident has stolen that dream. Instead, she's devoted herself to the wealthy family practice and is filling every hour of her life with work. Cameron Mackay is a hot single father who longs to meet his son. Josslyn is the lawyer who's preventing [...]
 
Book: Chief Amado Returns Home by Liberty Dendron
In a jungle village high up on Ghost Mountain, the people were happy and lived well, their leader was Chief Amado. The chief told stories and had words of wisdom. All of the people in his village loved his stories which left everybody around him hypnotized. For years nothing exciting happened in the village. Then one day a man wandered into their village, saying he'd gotten lost in the jungle and [...]
 
Book: Scenes from a Life by Richard Abbott
"...Full of emotional highs and lows..." (Hoover Book reviews) "...evocative sentences or phrases that add so much to the atmosphere of the book..." (The Review Group) What journey would you make to encounter the meaning of a dream? Makty-Rasut is a scribe in New Kingdom Egypt, fashioning tombs for the elite. He lives a comfortable but restless life, moving every few years further upstream along [...]
 
Book: Nimmu and Missing Friend by Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy
READ - A TRUE STORY WITH REAL INCIDENTS AND REAL CHARACTERS - This is story of Nimmu, a 6th grade student, whose family moves from a city to a village. He undergoes initial struggle to cope up with the new atmosphere, however as the days progress, he gets new friends and wins his close friend. At the end of the year due to certain choices and decision, he misses his close friend. After Reading [...]
 
Book: The Vampire's Mirror by Alyne de Winter
The Vampire's Mirror: A Novella "The mirror possesses me." Analise whispered... Transylvania, 1580 One hundred years after the death of Vlad Dracule... The Vampire's Mirror is a novella. written in a rich, sensual style to build an atmosphere of seduction, mystery and subconscious horror. Inspired by the traditional Transylvanian settings of the original Dracula by Bram Stoker, the story takes [...]
 


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