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Kardell Spencer and his employee Lewis Turner both vie for the affections of their new advertising client, Mateo.
Bobbie always spends her summers breaking horses and rounding up stray cattle on Grandpa's ranch. But this year is different. Alex, her cousin from Los Angeles, is visiting. And Bobbie doesn't want to ruin her summer teaching a 'city greenhorn' what to do. While saddling up their horses to search for cattle, the two girls start a vicious feud. But when they run into the horrible Bledsoe boys and a wild bull, they must depend on each other to survive! Gary Paulsen, Newbery-award winning author, entertains boys and girls with his World of Adventure series. Filled with excitement and the spirit of discovery, his tales captivate the interests of readers of all levels. In Hook 'Em, Snotty! narrator Jeff Woodman delights listeners with his riveting account of Bobbie and Alex's outdoor exploits.
Maya Banks has watched her spicy romance tales hit both the USA Today and New York Times best-seller lists. It doesn't take long for billionaire businessman Evan Reese to realize his attraction to ad executive Celia Taylor. For six months he's wooed her and now she's agreed to accompany him to beautiful Catalina for a family wedding. There he plans to seduce her with his charms, but he can't be certain how she's going to take the news that she'll be there on his arm playing the role of his fake fiancEe.
Dan Starkey is a young journalist in Belfast, who shares with his wife, Patricia, a prodigious appetite for drinking and dancing. Then Dan meets a beautiful and apparently impoverished student. And then, terrifyingly, she is murdered. Is it because she was not exactly who she claimed to be? Is it the IRA? A Protestant extremist group? A jealous lover? Before long, Dan is a target himself.
Nicodemus Dungy is not your ordinary minister. He prefers to work behind the scenes of the pulpit, and his clients pay him handsomely to make sure that what is done in the dark will never see the light. From paternity tests to drug abuse and embezzlement, Nicodemus Dungy has a unique skill set to solve any problem, until he is given the task of finding a missing person. What begins as an open and shut case proves to be a serious test of his faith. With time not on his side and so many pieces to the puzzle still missing, Nicodemus Dungy must rely on more than just his natural abilities if he wants to keep it all from falling down.
A lion, a great white shark, and a timber wolf, all meat-eaters who have been hurt by the cruelty of plant-eaters, form a support group which has limited success until their newest member, a great horned owl, shares some advice.
This fascinating debut by Karen Lord'a retelling of a Senegalese folktale'earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her Chance's Chaos Stick as a gift. But Chance insists that only he should wield the stick's powers. 'This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed.''Booklist, starred review
When Arnold is hired by a controversial stand-up comedian, he knows that her routine could make her a target. Arnold and Hakim's new client is being followed. Are her fears justified? As they delve deeper, they discover that this investigation is more complex and sinister than a simple, straightforward case of stalking.
Sixteen-year-old Morgan Stockhour lives in Internment, a floating city utopia. But when a murder occurs, everything she knows starts to unravel.
Cinderella's Wedding Wish
Presents a re-creation of the tempestuous two-year period in Britain's history leading up to the passing of the Great Reform Bill in 1832.
An energetic young dinosaur figures out her own way to give a kiss.
Grace McAllister thought being a surrogate for her sister would be a truly selfless act. But secretly, Grace longed for the baby inside her to be her own, conceived in passion with the only man she had ever loved. But that could never be....Josh Kingsley couldn't bear to watch the baby grow big in Grace's belly, unable to share in the magic. He wished she and the child were his to take care of. But when tragedy struck, Josh rushed to be there for Grace and baby Posie. Could they be his life, his family'
When Chantel's sister falls in love with a sworn enemy in the their 1890s iron-mining community, will Chantel's attempts to aid the couple result in a romance of her own?
When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote.
CEO Rand Kincaid had never been coerced--until his entire future was at stake. Under the stipulations of his father's will, Rand had to rehire Tara Anthony as his assistant. It was either get along with the one woman who'd dared to leave him first, or lose his family empire.But before Tara would accept, she gave Rand her own demands. She wanted a second chance, with Rand back in her home and bed as her lover. And nothing prepared him for where this arrangement would lead.
Dare Riker is ready to move on from the Civil War, preferably with Glynna Greer at his side--but someone dangerous is determined to stop him.
Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby take time off from napping to play on the Yankee Doodle Dandies baseball team.
Carlotta renews her friendship with legendary blues singer, Dee Willis, who hires Carlotta to find the man who has been threatening to kill her.
When librarian Laura Griffith's younger sister disappears on a frigid February day, leaving only a brief note behind, Laura resolves to do whatever it takes to track down the runaway teen. That includes recruiting ATF agent turned PI James "Dev" Devlin to help. But the deeper he digs, the more he begins to suspect that something sinister is at work in the disappearance. And the closer he gets to uncovering the truth, the clearer it becomes that the situation isn't just dangerous--it's deadly.
A curious, spunky little bird takes long walks with his mother that provide plenty of opportunities for mischief and excitement while demonstrating how adventures can be fun even when things go wrong.
Florence, 1986. A seemingly inexplicable attack on a church fresco of Adam and Eve brings together an unlikely couple: Julia Wellbeloved, an art student, and Pino Fratelli, a semi-retired detective who longs to be back in the field. Their investigation leads them to the secret society that underpins the city, and back to the darkness in Florence's past: the night of the great flood in 1966.
Jennifer Burns has always had an "old soul," but joining the Amish world will challenge her spirit--and her heart--in ways she never expected.
After watching a movie about a detective on the television, Bean decides to set up shop as a private investigator--and she and Ivy start looking for mysteries to solve.
An authentic, gothic reimagining of Robert Louis Stevenson' s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , told from the villain' s perspective, that takes readers deep into the seedy side of Victorian London and explores the nature of personality and of the subconscious Mr. Hyde is trapped in Dr. Jekyll' s surgical cabinet, counting the days until he will face capture and be forced to make the ultimate choice about survival. Over the course of four days, he thinks back on what brought him to this moment, and he finally has the chance to tell the story of his brief but marvelous life. In liberating Mr. Hyde from the omniscient perspective of the original story, the author takes us inside the mind Hyde shares with Jekyll as he awakens after many years of dormancy, wide-eyed at being able to explore the world on his own. We feel the potions take effect. We tromp through the streets of London, drink gin in seedy pubs, we visit doll shops and menace the men who take advantage of the women there, and we attempt to rescue lost girls. We feel the strange distance of watching Jekyll' s high-class life through a membrane of consciousness. And then we feel the helplessness of someone being framed for serious crimes. The evidence all points to Hyde. Even if he didn' t intend to commit these crimes, is it possible that they have been perpetrated, without his knowledge, by his own hand'