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Fiction Writer's Workshop
Writer's Digest Books
Master the Elements of the Writing Workshop The great paradox of the writing life is that to be a good writer, you must be both interested in the world around you and comfortable working in solitude for hours on end. Fiction Writer's Workshop, Second Edition , is designed to help you foster a strong sense of independence—of being and thinking on your own, of becoming self-evaluative without being self-critical—in order to accomplish what ...
The Last Great Dance on Earth
Scribner Paperback Fiction
The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate union is troubled from within, as Josephine is unable to produce an heir, and from without, as England makes war against France and Napoleon's ...
Zephyr, Alabama, is an idyllic hometown for eleven-year-old Cory Mackenson -- a place where monsters swim the river deep and friends are forever. Then, one cold spring morning, Cory and his father witness a car plunge into a lake -- and a desperate rescue attempt brings his father face-to-face with a terrible vision of death that will haunt him forever. As Cory struggles to understand his father's pain, his eyes are slowly opened to the forces ...
A Story of Love That Won't Let Go - No Matter What! California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who ...
All Creatures Great and Small
Take an unforgettable journey through the English countryside and into the homes of its inhabitants-- four-legged and otherwise-- with the world's best-loved animal doctor. For over 25 years-- since All Creatures Great and Small was first published-- readers have delighted to the storytelling genius of James Herriot, the Yorkshire veterinarian whose fascinating vignettes brim with the wonder of life, animal and human. Whether struggling ...
The Cross and the Switchblade
Film, Motion Pictures, Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction
A Lineage of Grace: Five Stories of Unlikely Women Who Changed Eternity
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
In this compilation of the five books in the best-selling Lineage of Grace series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. Each was faced with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. Each took great personal risk to fulfill her calling. Each was destined to play a key role in the lineage of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World. 2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!
Mark of the Lion : A Voice in the Wind, An Echo in the Darkness, As Sure As the Dawn (Vol 1-3)
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
This classic series has inspired nearly two million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. Books in this latest edition include a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers, and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use. #1 A Voice in the Wind: Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for ...
lol...OMG!: What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship and ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The ease with which digital content can be shared online, in addition to its many benefits, has created a host of problems for today’s high school and college students. All too often, students are uploading, updating, posting and publishing without giving a second thought to who might see their content or how it might be perceived. lol…OMG! provides a cautionary look at the many ways that today’s students are experiencing the ...
There’s rock, there’s a hard place, then there’s Aidan & Isabel. What’s a Jersey Girl to do when she moves to Catswallow, Alabama? Isabel Lang finds the answer in an unlikely bond with the musically gifted Aidan Roycroft. The two share everything from a first kiss to startling family secrets. But when Aidan is accused of a violent crime, the two flee to Las Vegas where Isabel’s future comes tumbling down. Seven years ...
Europe was in the throes of World War II, and when America joined the fighting, Ernie Pyle went along. Long before television beamed daily images of combat into our living rooms, Pyle’s on-the-spot reporting gave the American public a firsthand view of what war was like for the boys on the front. Pyle followed the soldiers into the trenches, battlefields, field hospitals, and beleaguered cities of Europe. What he witnessed he described with a ...
Seven Wheelchairs: A Life beyond Polio
University Of Iowa Press
In 1959, seventeen-year-old Gary Presley was standing in line, wearing his favorite cowboy boots and waiting for his final inoculation of Salk vaccine. Seven days later, a bad headache caused him to skip basketball practice, tell his dad that he was too ill to feed the calves, and walk from barn to bed with shaky, dizzying steps. He never walked again. By the next day, burning with the fever of polio, he was fastened into the claustrophobic ...
Bound by Memphis
Outskirts Press, 2013
Loosely inspired by true events, Bound by Memphis, by Jennifer J. Hayes, is the steamy, sultry romantic story of Jasmine Henderson, a successful public relations consultant who has everything she’s wanted in life… Well, just about everything. Fourteen years ago, while planning her wedding to Melvin Brown, better known as MB, she was left at the altar with no explanations. Although she assumed she’d never move on, she ended up meeting and ...
A Far-Off Place
Laurens van der Post
The story of a long, perilous journey undertaken by four survivors of a massacre: a teenage boy of European descent, a young white girl, and two Bushmen. The basis for a major film release from Walt Disney Pictures.
The Tenth Witness (Henri Poincare Mystery)
The Permanent Press, 2013
Set in the 1970s, in Germany, Holland and Argentina, we meet the young Poincare who, as a gifted engineer, falls for a beautiful but troubled heiress and is drawn into a world of deception and buried evil. Pursuing justice by exhuming Holocaust secrets , he lays the groundwork for his future career with Interpol, while an ever-widening plot of dissemblance and intrigue carries the reader from the mud flats of the Wadden Sea, to the death ...
Roots of Indifference
Terri Ragsdale, 2014
Roots of Indifference, is an unforgettable thought-provoking, historical, fictional novel written from 1910-to 1941. The research in this saga, took 20 years to complete from stories told by the older generations in vivid details, and their experience. Living in a region that everything that took place was secret and never discussed or mentioned in school or the educational system. It's a novel about the lives of a silent and forgotten people. A ...
Faith Beyond The Trials
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2009
Paul Turk's debut novel follows the lives of John and Anna Taylor, high school sweethearts who marry soon after John graduates from law school. By their mid-thirties, the Taylors have achieved the American dream- prestigious careers, a sprawling home in Palm Beach, and exotic vacations around the world. Although John and Anna's relationship seemed to be made in heaven, a tragic death followed by an unexpected arrest puts them through ...
The World of the Dark Crystal
Abrams Books: New York.
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Sees the Future
Nancy Clancy is back in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's third Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy chapter book—about seeing the future! Nancy thinks she may be able to read the future . . . and all signs point to her being a true clairvoyant (that's fancy for a fortune-teller). In the perfect follow-up to Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth and Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer , Nancy tries her hand at fortune-telling ...
Away With the Fairies
Poisoned Pen Press
Searching for the murderer of a famous author, sexy, sassy Phryne goes undercover-and is up to her ears in fashion gossip and office politics.... Phryne Fisher is asked to investigate the puzzling death of a famous author and illustrator of fairy stories. To do so, she takes a job within the women's magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues' deceptions. But while Phryne is learning the ins and outs of ...
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