"When Eve discovers her uncle's bootlegging operation, she knows it's against Prohibition law. But can she really condemn the only thing supporting her family?"--Provided by publisher.
A lighthearted usage guide shares a latest treasury of language pet peeves and common grammatical mistakes.
Why are prominent doctors, quantum physicists, and researchers all over the world interested in the seemingly chance encounter that Dr. Eric Pearl had with one of his patients? What was it about that encounter that would not only radically accelerate the trajectory of his life, but ultimately affect the lives of millions . . . and will most likely profoundly affect your life as well? What is this phenomenon?. In his international bestseller, The Reconnection: Heal Others, Heal Yourself , Dr. Pearl taught readers how to access and tap into a comprehensive spectrum of energy, light, and informations!--from book jacket blurb.
The unsolved mysteries precipitated by a harmless prank resurface twenty years later when a boy from Sadie's old neighborhood returns to town.
Organized by season, this book features menus and recipes for groups of two, four, or six.
"A painting, depicting haunting scenes of a ruined palace and a scarlet-haired goddess in front of a fiery city, arrives unheralded in an art gallery with a cryptic note saying, "The world needs to see this." The painting begins to change the lives of the woman who is the gallery's curator and that of an ancient man of the fey Aetherial folk who has mysteriously risen from the depths of the ocean. Neither human nor fairy knows how they are connected, but when the painting is stolen, both are compelled to discover the meaning behind the painting and the key it holds to their future"-- Provided by publisher.
The Western world has experienced extraordinary economic progress throughout the last six decades, a prosperous period so extended that continuous economic growth has come to seem normal. But such an era of continuously rising living standards is a historical anomaly, economist Stephen D. King warns, and the current stagnation of Western economies threatens to reach crisis proportions in the not-so-distant future.
" ... gives you over 80 ideas for making soap for every skin type. You'll learn to add fragrances, herbs, and oils to match any personality or taste. Use simple techniques to make a variety of soaps including: marbled soaps, confetti soaps, layered soaps, embedded surprise soaps, cookie cutter soaps, molded soaps, loaf soaps, herbal soaps, soap on a rope"--P.  of cover.
The true story of Peter von Ziegesar's life of privilege mirrored by that of his half-brother of the same name, a homeless schizophrenic man and former violin prodigy.
When heartthrob Nick Moran is found dead of an apparent overdose, high-powered attorney Rachel Gold discovers that Nick's death was no accident and is linked to her current case against a powerful developer
"It is summer and the Canadian Rockies are on fire. As the forests blaze, Alan West heads into their shadows, returning from university to his grandfather's home in the remote Kootenay Valley, where the man who raised him has suffered a heart attack. Confronting his own mortality, the tough and taciturn Cecil West has a dying request for his grandson: track down the father Alan has never known so that the old man can make peace with him. And so Alan begins his search for the elusive Jack West, a man who skipped town before his son could walk and of whom his grandfather has always refused to speak. His quest will lead him to Archer, an old American soldier who decades ago went AWOL across the border into Canada. Archer has been carrying a heavy burden for many years, and through him Alan learns the stories of two broken families who came together, got too close, and then fell apart in tragic ways"--From publisher description.
Examines the economic collapse, declining populations, and alcohol-related abuses that the author believes are indicative of Russia's communism-related decline, as the author follows the life of a dissident Orthodox priest, Father Dimitry Dudko.
"Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are restless for adventure, so when they are asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leap at the chance. Their first case is a success-the triumphant recovery of a pink pearl. Other cases soon follow-a stabbing on Sunningdale golf course; cryptic messages in the personal columns of newspapers; and even a box of poisoned chocolates. But can they live up to their slogan of 'any case solved in 24 hours'?"--P. From publisher description.
"Private Investigator Theodore Wilder is on a mission to find Arabella Beckett. But this feisty suffragette may be more trouble than he bargained for!"--Provided by publisher.
A volunteer fireman and a single mother join forces to find the woman's son who has been lost in a storm. While searching for the boy, the two adults find themselves increasingly close.
Looks at the cultural factors contributing to a rise in alcoholism among today's women and compares today's practices to those of earlier generations while noting the current ineffectiveness of AA and other mainstream treatments.
Maximilian Cale, the Duke of Lyons, long ago buried his grief for his missing elder brother, Peter, who was presumed dead after being kidnapped. When a mysterious note arrives from Tristan Bonnaud asserting that the Duke's brother is alive, it leads Max straight to the winsome Lisette Bonnaud, illegitimate daughter of a viscount and Tristan's sister. Soon he and Lisette are traveling to Paris posing as husband and wife, in search of Tristan, who has disappeared. And the longer he spends with Lisette, the easier it is for Max to see that the line between dukedom and desire is easier to cross than he imagined.
The son of a fortune teller, who was struck by a meteorite when he was ten years old, befriends a grumpy old widower and proves his friendship by getting stopped at the border by customs with a large bag of marijuana and an urn full of ashes.
Explores a closed-off, secretive community in Northern California that has existed for decades on money made from cultivating and selling marijuana and discusses the potential affect that legalization may have on the region's master growers and the current black market prices.
A haunting narrative about a mother's bond with her son; about life choices; about the military, war, and service to one's country. Sara's son Jason is missing from a Special Operations Forces mission undertaken on the same night as the Bin Laden raid. As Sara waits for news, in a series of flashbacks we learn about Jason's absentee father, while through letters home from his training and early missions, we get a picture of Jason as a strong, compassionate leader who is wise beyond his years and modest about his abilities. Those exceptional abilities give Jason the chance to participate in a wholly different level of assignment, the most important and dangerous of his career.-- provided by publisher.
Arizona Territory, 1885. Melanie Ross arrives in Ceder Ridge to claim the mercantile she inherited from a cousin only to learn that shopkeeper Caleb Nelson is positive the store was left to him. But they join forces when someone else threatens the business and a body shows up on their doorstep.
The members of a Southern family contribute their individual tribulations to this encompassing impression of rural poverty.
Saved is the humorous, surprising, and ultimately life-changing result of Hewitt?s quest, a narrative that challenges everything we know about the meaning of money. Hewitt uses his sharp eye for story, exhaustive reporting, and his own experience living below his means to bring what he learned into an even larger context. How does money really work? How can a bankrupt society move forward? The answers are not what you think, and Hewitt has written an important book for our times.