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Hiking Las Vegas: The All-in-one Guide to Exploring Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, and Lake Mead
Branch Whitney has hiked and climbed more than 3,000 miles, led more than 2,000 hikers to summits, and blazed wild and rewarding scrambling routes all over the Southwest. When Whitney claims that some of the best hiking and rock-scrambling in the United States are within an hour of the Las Vegas Strip, you can believe him. Hiking Las Vegas is now available in a newly updated edition, covering Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston, and Lake Mead, and ...
Missing: A Folly Beach Mystery
Sixty-year-old retiree Chris Landrum has simple needs: stay healthy, avoid sunburns, and steer clear of vacationers on the small South Carolina island where he hopes to live out his remaining years. But when local teenager Samuel Perkins pulls Chris aside and tells him he just witnessed the kidnapping of a beauty queen right off Folly Beach, Chris wonders if his hopes for a peaceful retirement have just disappeared with the sunset. While Chris ...
Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm
Algonquin Books, 2013
Cobblestone streets leading to perfectly preserved historic homes. Intricate wrought-iron gates opening to lush, fragrant gardens. A skyline of steeples and a river harbor bustling with schooners and sailboats. Charleston is one of America's most charming cities. In vibrant watercolors and detailed sketches, artist Diana Gessler captures the beauty and riches that make Charleston so unique: White Point Gardens, the Spoleto Festival, Rainbow ...
Touching God: How to Heal Your Deepest Hurts & How to Connect with God 24/7
Dennis & Dr. Jen Clark
For many years we have been teaching believers how to abide in Christ. Thousands of lives have been transformed. The Lord has healed marriages, physical sicknesses, emotional traumas and panic attacks-and brought many into 24/7 communion with Himself. How can this happen? You only need to learn a simple new way of prayer to touch Christ. No pain is too great, no person too damaged or addicted. If you follow these simple steps, you will discover ...
The Lives and Times of Archy and Mehitabel
Forbidden (Southern Comfort Book 2)
Special Agent Clay Copeland lives his job. As a behavioral specialist with the FBI’s Investigative Support Unit, his days are spent traveling the country assisting other law enforcement agencies with their most disturbing and difficult cases. Clay excels at his work, maintaining an easygoing affability and sense of humor despite his frequently gruesome job. Until one case goes terribly wrong… Shaken by the loss of a young child whose ...
A Light to My Path (Refiner's Fire) (Volume 3)
Bethany House Publishers
Lynn Austin takes readers on a dramatic journey through the Civil War years in her award-winning Refiner's Fire series. Told in three unique perspectives--Southern, Northern, and slave--each book offers a riveting and eloquent exploration of a nation and its people grappling with racism and injustice. With writing rich in historical detail, Austin brings to life the compelling journeys of characters confronted with the risks and sacrifices their ...
The Dog Diet, A Memoir: What My Dog Taught Me About Shedding Pounds, Licking Stress and Getting a New Leash ...
Boy does Ms. Lawson know dogs! Fantastic book for dog lovers and anyone who wants to stay in shape and lighten up their lives to boot! --Richard Simmons We live in a diet-obsessed age, when we lose five pounds just to gain ten, delude ourselves that the next exercise contraption we buy from that midnight infomercial will finally take that extra inch off our thighs, and become convinced that the latest diet fad of beet soup and goat's milk ...
Charles Towne (The Keepers of the Ring Book 5)
HuntHaven Press, 2009
"An unforgettable journey . . .[that] will certainly intrigue and encourage!" -- Beverly LaHaye "Powerful stories rich with historical detail and compelling characters." -- --Francine Rivers, novelist "Angela Elwell Hunt single-handedly sets a new standard for inspirational historical romance with her high quality of writing." -- Romantic Times, May 1998 Concluding the Keepers of the Ring series, CHARLES TOWNE follows the exploration ...
Novello Festival Pr
Late one night in the spring of 1929, a young Charleston society matron named Mary Seneca Steele goes to bed while considering what to wear for her suicide. Now, suddenly seized by an other worldly fiddle tune playing in her head, she arises, steals her children and her husband’s new Auburn Phaeton, and sets out on a journey of enlightenment, which begins with learning to drive.
Joggling Board Press, 2009
In one of America's most beautiful cities, an ugly crime has been committed. Based on events that took place in Charleston, South Carolina a hundred years ago; Dead Weight tells the story of the murder of a Jewish merchant, the black man accused of the murder and the white populace primed for a hanging. Into these real events, steps a fictional character. A reporter from New York is assigned to cover a story with would seem to be a fait ...
The Velvet Shadow (The Heirs of Cahira O'Connor #3)
Angela Elwell Hunt
THE HEIRS OF CAHIRA O'CONNOR SERIES - BOOK THREE It is said that as Cahira, daughter of the great Irish king Rory O'Connor, lay dying of a wound from a Norman blade, she lifted her hand toward heaven and beseeched God that others would follow-breaking forth from the courses to which they are bound to restore right in this murderous world- To Kathleen O'Connor, Cahira's story was nothing more than a legend-until research divulged that the tale ...
Magnolias: Authentic Southern Cuisine
Donald Barickman brings his contemporary take on Southern flavors to the table at Magnolia's Restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina. Following up his successful first book, Magnolia's Southern Cuisine, Barickman offers this new, expanded edition and long-awaited sequel, bringing forth over fifty new mouth-watering recipes while retaining many of the most popular originals. Chef Barickman's resource guide and easy-to-follow recipes make this ...
My 35 Years in Uniform A Memoir
Mr. Raymond F. Wright Jr.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
This book chronicles my life as a teenager and how the Marine Corps not only changed my life forever, but prepared me for a long career in law enforcement. I chronicle every assignment in almost six years as a Marine, then every assignment during my 29+ years as a cop. The candid stories told are both harrowing and humorous and involve true life incidents that include injury and death. This unique book covers two careers that are rarely written ...
Gullah Images: The Art of Jonathan Green
University of South Carolina Press
This is a collection of 180 images from artist Jonathan Green. He paints the world of his childhood amongst the Gullah people of the South Carolina barrier islands. He reveals an awareness of the social and natural environments in which we live, elevating the everyday and celebrating the social.
Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns
"The best streets in the world's villages, towns, and cities—whether modest or grand—continually remind one that simplicity is part of the recipe for success in this art. The advice of Victor Dover and John Massengale, their historic examples and their own designs, reflect that simplicity." —From the Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales “Street Design is a lucid, practical and altogether indispensable guide for envisioning and ...
Afoot and Afield: Las Vegas and Southern Nevada: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
Beyond the bright lights of one of the city's fastest growing metropolitan areas is some of the most rugged, beautiful, and remote country around. Popular destinations such as Red Rock Canyon, Valley of Fire, Death Valley, and Mt. Charles are covered, plus lesser-known areas such as Anniversary Narrows, Arrow Canyon, Bowl of Fire, and the Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness. Each trip showcases the diversity of this region, from the geological ...
Mr. Carter's Sword
Set in the present day American South, Ken Webb's debut novel reconnects aging U.S. Army Rangers with a haunting incident from their Vietnam past. Four Rangers were killed, and others were seriously wounded when North Vietnamese regulars overran two Tango Company Ranger teams in December of 1970. Four decades later, emotions explode when an old Ranger's deathbed letter claims black marketeers--a U.S. Army captain and a South Vietnamese liaison ...
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