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Shinney Forest Cloaks

Shinney Forest Cloaks Author Kieran York
ISBN-10 0692484531
Release 2015-08-04
Pages 258
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In the third Royce Madison Mystery, Sheriff Madison and her deputies are searching for a missing woman. A newcomer to Timber County disappears without a trace. When there is the murder of that woman's brother, the plot most certainly thickens. Royce not only has her hands full with this crime, but there is also a planned protest against the burial of a homosexual solider. In addition, her personal life seems to be falling apart. Royce's fifteen year relationship is ending. The sheriff is now facing her midlife crisis and she fears her life will never again be happy. She longs for the return of tranquility in her Colorado mountain town. As well as tranquility's return to her life.


Primrose Author Kieran York
ISBN-10 0692563873
Release 2015-11-05
Pages 254
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What happens on a Sapphic's Country-Western Tour Bus? What happens on stage? Country songs are packed with heartache, happiness, betrayal, and romance. Primrose is romance on the road. Megan Holloway was hooking up with a country-western musical group called Primrose. Each member of the group had hit a wrong note or two. Road manager, Fran Tobias, was a longtime functioning alcoholic with a heart of gold. Band members, Selina and Camille's relationship was threatened when Megan flirted with the beguiling Camille. BlueJean was a DJ at the country-western radio station in Denver. The band's string of gigs would include performing in Denver. Would Megan be able to withstand the dazzling BlueJean's charisma?

Festival of a Moment

Festival of a Moment Author Kieran York
ISBN-10 1547199458
Release 2017-06-20
Pages 272
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Festival of A Moment by Kieran York is the second volume of York's 'Thought Trilogy' poetry. She refers to this huge series as a 'thought trilogy' because a great deal of the poetry style is stream of consciousness. Her interior monologue trilogy includes early work, as well as recent compositions. Once Word was the first in the series, followed by Festival of a Moment. And the third book of poetry, scheduled for 2018, will be titled, Knapsack of Stars. York's previous work include: Blushing Aspen, which was published as Sappho's Corner Solo Poets Series for 2014. It received the Rainbow Award Honorable Mention for poetry. It was also a finalist in the Poetry Category of the Golden Crown Literary Award. In 2015, her poetry book titled Realm of Belonging, was released by Scarlet Clover Publishers. In 2016, her poetry volume, Once Word was released. Included in this new volume are a dozen sections: Festival of a Moment; Sky Orchard; Prize-Winning Adventure; Ancestral Audience; Angel Path in the City; Etching Poetry; Photographs of Truth; Mapping Intimacy; Beyond Elsewhere; Blinking Vistas; Mob of Pinwheels; and Another Language for Love. From Festival of a Moment: I believe that affection should be used as our letter of introduction.

Silver Wilderness Range

Silver Wilderness Range Author Kieran York
ISBN-10 197638012X
Release 2017-12
Pages 236
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Sheriff Royce Madison is dispatched to a home on the outskirts of Timber City. The call is to remove a vagrant. Once there, Royce is perplexed. Seated outside on her own porch is an elderly woman named Daisy Barnaby. She had been the owner of that home for her entire life - and it had belonged to her family for at least a century. But now, Royce discovers, it had been turned over to the assisted living home where the octogenarian was recently sent. Talking with the woman convinced Royce that it had all been done without Miss Barnaby's permission. And Daisy swore that she had not signed anything relinquishing her property. Nor was she senile, she insisted. The senior citizen did not seem impaired in any way to the sheriff. But there was more. Daisy disclosed that one of the patients residing in the Silver Wilderness Residence had been missing under dubious circumstances. Royce was not going to dismiss any crime in Timber County - real or imagined. Miss Daisy Barnaby was a friend of Royce's grandmother. And she had been a teacher for nearly her entire life. She had not only been Royce's father's teacher, but had also been Royce's grade school teacher. Daisy had always been a responsible citizen, and of sterling character. So was it all a mistake, an illusion? Or would the facts show that Miss Barnaby was indeed of sound mind? The sheriff had every intention of finding out.

Appointment with a Smile

Appointment with a Smile Author Kieran York
ISBN-10 0692285415
Release 2015-01-21
Pages 224
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For artist Danielle O'Hara, even though romance is nonexistent and her art career has nearly stagnated, she is reasonably content with her circumstances. Then, when she is nearly sixty years old, the greatest adventure of her life begins. Danielle leaves her Colorado home to attend her first major solo art exhibit in London. While roaming through a street market, Danielle catches sight of her first and only true love, Molly, who had left Colorado and their relationship thirty years earlier. Danielle never accepted Molly's explanation that the reason their relationship had dissolved was Danielle's compulsion to paint. Although the art world has provided Danielle only minimal recognition, an undying belief in herself has kept her moving forward. Her encounter with Molly forces Danielle to revisit the past and to confront an uncertain future. In addition to finding Molly again after three decades, she meets Bethany Cortland, a beguiling, confident woman, who is all that Danielle desires in a woman - everything, that is, except that she's not Molly. The London journey takes Danielle on a trip to the interior of her heart, a place where previously, only her art had been allowed. Now, against her will, she discovers that love and professional success have their own agendas and timetables.


Wikinomics Author Don Tapscott
ISBN-10 1440639485
Release 2008-04-17
Pages 368
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The acclaimed bestseller that's teaching the world about the power of mass collaboration. Translated into more than twenty languages and named one of the best business books of the year by reviewers around the world, Wikinomics has become essential reading for business people everywhere. It explains how mass collaboration is happening not just at Web sites like Wikipedia and YouTube, but at traditional companies that have embraced technology to breathe new life into their enterprises. This national bestseller reveals the nuances that drive wikinomics, and share fascinating stories of how masses of people (both paid and volunteer) are now creating TV news stories, sequencing the human gnome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding cures for diseases, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, and even building motorcycles.

The Long Good bye

The Long Good bye Author Raymond Chandler
ISBN-10 9780141041148
Release 2005-07-07
Pages 464
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The Long Good-bye is a classic novel by Raymond Chandler, the master of hard-boiled crime. Down-and-out drunk Terry Lennox has a problem: his millionaire wife is dead and he needs to get out of LA fast. So he turns to his only friend in the world: Philip Marlowe, Private Investigator. He's willing to help a man down on his luck, but later, Lennox commits suicide in Mexico and things start to turn nasty. Marlowe finds himself drawn into a sordid crowd of adulterers and alcoholics in LA's Idle Valley, where the rich are suffering one big suntanned hangover. Marlowe is sure Lennox didn't kill his wife, but how many more stiffs will turn up before he gets to the truth? 'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence' Daily Telegraph 'One of the greatest crime writers, who set standards others still try to attain' Sunday Times 'Chandler is an original stylist, creator of a character as immortal as Sherlock Holmes' Anthony Burgess Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction. His books include The Big Sleep, The Little Sister, Farewell, My Lovely, The Long Good-bye, The Lady in the Lake, Playback, Killer in the Rain, The High Window and Trouble is My Business.

Timber City Masks

Timber City Masks Author Kieran York
ISBN-10 0692327584
Release 2014-11-01
Pages 242
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Introducing Royce Madison, sheriff's department diehard deputy and dyke-about-town. When Royce's father, Sheriff Grady Madison, was killed, his murder went unsolved. Haunted by her father's death, Royce vowed that no other murder would go unsolved in Timber City, Colorado. In this first intriguing mystery, Royce explores the boundaries of sexuality, family loyalty, and town fear as she searches for the murderer of her lover's best friend. Possible suspects abound in the murder of the wealthy Trish Chandler-Sumner. Was it her no-good jealous husband Luther, who also happens to be the current sheriff's brother? Could it have been Ray, the gentle, guitar-playing young Native American implicated by one questionable witness? When Valeria, the object of Royce's obsession, reveals that she was sexually involved with the murdered woman, the tables tilt. But who knew the truth? What mask hides the real killer? Unsolved crimes means we haven't struggled hard enough for the truth. I hate being robbed of the truth. And if we accept the blank page and tag an innocent person, we're accepting a lie. When law enforcers do that, the law becomes neutralized. Our inaction can put us on the inside of a mask looking out. No better than the perpetrator. Royce Madison

In 1926

In 1926 Author Hans Ulrich GUMBRECHT
ISBN-10 9780674038042
Release 2009-06-30
Pages 505
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In this thoroughly innovative work, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht evokes the year 1926 through explorations of such things as bars, boxing, movie palaces, hunger artists, airplanes, hair gel, bullfighting, film stardom and dance crazes. From the vantage points of Berlin, Buenos Aires, and New York, the reader is allowed multiple itineraries, ultimately becoming immersed in the activities, entertainments, and thought patterns of the citizens of 1926.

The Game

The Game Author Ken Dryden
ISBN-10 0470739347
Release 2009-12-10
Pages 320
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Widely acknowledged as the best hockey book ever written and lauded by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 10 Sports Books of All Time, The Game is a reflective and thought-provoking look at a life in hockey. Intelligent and insightful, former Montreal Canadiens goalie and former President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ken Dryden captures the essence of the sport and what it means to all hockey fans. He gives us vivid and affectionate portraits of the characters — Guy Lafleur, Larry Robinson, Guy Lapointe, Serge Savard, and coach Scotty Bowman among them — that made the Canadiens of the 1970s one of the greatest hockey teams in history. But beyond that, Dryden reflects on life on the road, in the spotlight, and on the ice, offering up a rare inside look at the game of hockey and an incredible personal memoir. This commemorative edition marks the 20th anniversary of The Game's original publication. It includes black and white photography from the Hockey Hall of Fame and a new chapter from the author. Take a journey to the heart and soul of the game with this timeless hockey classic.

Branded Male

Branded Male Author Mark Tungate
ISBN-10 9780749453565
Release 2008-02-03
Pages 256
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The male market is exploding. Thanks to emerging social and cultural trends, men are becoming consumers to reckon with. In 1990 only 4% of men claimed to regularly use a skin care product. By 2015 the figure will have risen to 50%. Branded Male discusses the evolution of the male consumer and the desire of marketers to tap into the still underdeveloped male market. Crammed with facts and anecdotes, Branded Male analyses how to effectively brand products and services for the male market. Using a typical modern male's weekday as a template and examining all the influences affecting him, the book considers his exposure to brands and the ways marketers can exploit these channels, taking you through popular strategies for marketing to men. In his trademark style, Mark Tungate - the author of Fashion Brands: Branding Style from Armani to Zara - paints a portrait of the male consumer. From razor blades to beer, from aftershave to hotels, he finds out which marketing messages have the most impact on male wallets. Men's bank balances may never be the same again.

A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace Author John Knowles
ISBN-10 9781476777030
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 204
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An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II. Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world.

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street Author Natasha Pulley
ISBN-10 9781620408339
Release 2015-07-14
Pages 336
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In 1884, Thaniel Steepleton returns home to his London apartment to find a new watch on his pillow. But he has bigger things to worry about than generous burglars; he is a telegraphist at the Home Office, where he has just received a bomb threat. Six months later, the watch saves his life, warning him of a blast that destroys Scotland Yard. At last, he goes in search of its maker. Keita Mori, the artisan behind the mysterious watch, is a Japanese immigrant who remembers the future. Mori and Thaniel bond quickly, and as their friendship deepens, Mori uses his gift to tweak Thaniel's daily life in his favor. But then Grace Carrow, an Oxford physicist attracted to the telegraphist's refreshingly direct nature, unwittingly interferes. Soon, events spiral beyond Thaniel's control, and nothing is certain-not the present, and definitely not the future. The Watchmaker of Filigree Street is a sweeping, atmospheric narrative that takes the reader on an unexpected journey through Victorian London, Japan as its civil war crumbles long-standing traditions, and beyond. It breathes a new authenticity into the era of Sherlock Holmes, exploring historical moments in a new light-as well as the prevailing social and scientific views of the age-and plays speculatively with time and destiny, ushering in a new kind of magic.

Bethel Merriday

Bethel Merriday Author Sinclair Lewis
ISBN-10 1974020533
Release 2017-07-29
Pages 410
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On her sixth birthday Bethel's mother caught her imitating the slouching, slow walk of an old woman and rebuked her for generally showing off, speaking up in Church and in this case for copying people. Bethel said, "Oh! I'm not copying her. I'm trying to be her. I can be a lot of different people." Sinclair Lewis's novel about the theater woos the senses with the smell of shabby costumes, cramped dressing rooms, and what makes actors and actresses do what they do, for what is often very little money. Harry Sinclair Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humour, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American society and capitalist values, as well as for their strong characterizations of modern working women.

Handbook for Rebels and Outlaws

Handbook for Rebels and Outlaws Author Mark Mirabello
ISBN-10 1906958009
Release 2008-12-03
Pages 378
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This is a book about freedom. Written for intellectual swashbucklers -- men and women who are radicals in politics and infidels in religion -- warriors who hammer the stake of fear into the heart of tyranny -- this volume belongs in select book collections, between the black magic and the pornography texts.

The Modern Vampire and Human Identity

The Modern Vampire and Human Identity Author Deborah Mutch
ISBN-10 9780230370135
Release 2012-12-05
Pages 220
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Why are we surrounded by vampires in the twenty-first century? From the global phenomena of Stephanie Meyer's Twilight and Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse, through films such as Underworld and Blade, television series such as The Vampire Diaries and Being Human, to video games like Bloodrayne and Legacy of Kain, the reader, viewer and player has never had so many vampires to choose from. This collection considers the importance of the current flurry of vampires for our sense of human identity. Vampires have long been read as bodies through which our sense of ourselves has been reflected back to us. The essays offer readings of the modern vampire as a complex consideration of our modern human selves. Now that we no longer see the vampire as essentially evil, what does that say about us?

Miss New India

Miss New India Author Bharati Mukherjee
ISBN-10 9780547549095
Release 2011-05-17
Pages 336
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Anjali Bose’s prospects don’t look great. Born into a traditional lower-middle‑class family, she lives in a backwater town with only an arranged marriage on the horizon. But her ambition, charm, and fluency in language do not go unnoticed by her charismatic and influential expat teacher Peter Champion. And champion her he does, both to powerful people who can help her along the way and to Anjali herself, stirring in her a desire to take charge of her own destiny. So she sets off to Bangalore, India’s fastest‑growing metropolis, and soon falls in with an audacious and ambitious crowd of young people, who have learned how to sound American by watching shows like Seinfeld in order to get jobs in call centers, where they quickly out‑earn their parents. And it is in this high‑tech city where Anjali — suddenly free of the confines of class, caste, and gender — is able to confront her past and reinvent herself. Of course, the seductive pull of life in the New India does not come without a dark side . . .