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A naïve everyman is taken hostage by a dying artist, a small town vainly clings onto its legacy, two feuding circuses are forced to combine, and a mugging victim transforms into a deeply misguided vigilante. These are just four of the twisted, left field and often-hilarious stories from the most versatile new author you've never heard of. In a world filled with everyday tales and experiences that veer from the comical to the tragic, from the ...
Daybreak (Magic Book 2)
Heather Kirchhoff, 2014
It’s been several months since Meagan met Justin, with her secret still safely kept. Then Meagan meets Derek, a dark, mysterious boy. As she tries to sort through her emotions, her world is unexpectedly rocked when someone Meagan never suspects to see again comes back. Now she has more then just Justin and Derek to work out and she starts to realize that her life may end up changing for the worst. She now has to fight, battling between the ...
Seventies survivor Frances Lynn ruthlessly chronicles the psychotic highs and lows of Alice, a young English girl who escapes London at the tail end of the Sixties for a sojourn in San Francisco. She quickly discovers that the psychedelic world of tie-dye and joss sticks belongs to the previous decade when she becomes involved with a glitter daubed, sprawling theatre group, leftovers from the insular Haight-Ashbury crowd. Alice gets sucked in ...
A Career Guide to Your Job in Hell
Frantic Tentacles Press, 2011
A Career Guide to Your Job in Hell is a collection of nine entries, seven fictional and two nonfiction, giving humorous to horrific glimpses at jobs no one would ever want. The fiction ranges from horror to science fiction, whimsical to horrendous. The nonfiction stories are light in tone. Contributors include Scribe award winning Nathan Long, Scott Phillips (The Ice Harvest), John Jos. Miller and Victor Milan (contributors to the Wild Cards ...
Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
In one terrible moment, paramedic Sophie Phillips' life is ripped apart - her police officer husband, Chris, is shot on their doorstep and their ten-month-old son, Lachlan, is abducted from his bed. Suspicion surrounds Chris as he is tainted with police corruption, but Sophie believes the attack is much more personal - and the perpetrator far more dangerous... While Chris is in hospital and the police, led by Detective Ella Marconi, mobilise to ...
The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Globetrotter: The true story about a frantic, 140 day long, around-the-world trip to ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"I didn't care about what would happen. He might win the match, but he could never beat me. I was living my dream, traveling the world with complete freedom. Nothing could put me down. The play button was pressed again. My opponent took my back and I tapped to a bow and arrow choke. I laughed and shook his hand, as I stood back up. I was out of the competition. Everything was perfect. Life couldn't be better." After a training partner ...
Frantic Planet: Volume I
A terminal artist torments his final masterpiece. Rival towns rest their fates on a battle between mascots. A misguided vigilante takes the weight of the city on his back. Souls are bought and sold. A mother gives birth to a wooden baby. Millard's debut collection of broken people and shattered lives is a new penny dreadful for the twenty-first century, where modern self-obsession and popular culture meet the dark and fantastical, rutting in ...
Inviting a Monkey to Tea: Befriending Your Mind and Discovering Lasting Contentment
To "invite a monkey to tea” is to befriend our own mind-which is often compared to a drunken monkey for all its mad twists and turns. A wild monkey is full of irrepressible desires, and thus chases its own tail in its search for happiness! This book is about learning to welcome the mind as ally without fear or resistance, thus relaxing that frantic search and resting in the joy of who we already are. As a psychotherapist, author Nancy Colier ...
Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles: An Accidental Memoir
Kate Braverman grew up in Los Angeles in the late 1950s at the time when glitz was just beginning to be manufactured. Her Los Angeles was made up of stucco tenements, welfare, and the marginalized. It wasn't a destination city, it was the end of the line. Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles chronicles the trajectory of Braverman's Left Coast generation with a voice of singular power. She was an antiwar activist in Berkeley, a ...
Falling In Love with Meditation: The Power of Mindfulness in a Frantic World
Do you wish you could reap all the benefits of meditation without the years of practise. Do you wish you could enjoy life more, find more meaning, more peace and serenity. How about more joy, more smiles, more happiness. Falling in Love with Meditation was written after years of mehearing people say they had tried and could not master meditation. I have written a simple but profound way for you to use meditation to get the peace you long for. ...
Aspirin Volume 1
Monks in the World: Seeking God in a Frantic Culture
Wipf & Stock
In this moving spiritual memoir, Dr. William Thiele shares inspiring stories of the birthing of a monastery without walls among everyday women and men around New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Along the way, core contemplative attitudes, practices, and principles were discovered. He offers these stories of birthing a School for Contemplative Living as a challenging call to a frantic and polarized world. Readers will ...
More Frantic Frogs and Other Frankly Fractured Folktales for Readers Theatre
Anthony D. Fredericks
Tony Fredericks presents all-new scripts in this new book of fractured folk- and fairy tales for middle-grade readers theatre. Have you heard about The Boy Who Cried 'Amphibian' or about when Little Red Riding Hood punched that Big, Bad Wolf right in the mouth? Fredericks tells those stories and offers more than 25 additional reproducible, satirical scripts for rip-roaring dramatic reads. These scripts are guaranteed to evoke snickers, ...
By Mark Williams, Danny Penman:Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World ...
The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
Acclaimed by audiences and critics for their highly innovative and adventurous theatre, Frantic Assembly have created playful, intelligent and dynamic productions for over fourteen years. Written by artistic directors Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett, The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre is the first book to reflect on the history and practice of this remarkable company, and includes: practical exercises essays on film, ...
Diary of a Frantic Kid Sister
During the year she records her feelings in a diary, an eleven-year-old comes to terms with her lack of self confidence and mixed feelings about her older sister.
Frantic Francis: How One Coach's Madness Changed Football
Bison Books, 2009
When Francis Schmidt, a bow tie–wearing law school graduate with a bombastic personality, got started as a volunteer high school coach, football still followed Victorian tenets of caution and simplicity and often employed fewer than fifty plays. By the time “Frantic Francis” had risen through the ranks of small colleges on the plains to one of the top coaching jobs in America—head coach at Ohio State University in the 1930s—football ...
Fighting with the Soviets: The Failure of Operation FRANTIC, 1944-1945
Mark J. Conversino
University Press of Kansas
Fighting with the Soviets provides the first comprehensive look at Operation FRANTIC—an ambitious but doomed Allied enterprise that produced the war's only significant Soviet-American military venture and demonstrated just how complex and demanding coalition warfare could be. Using Ukrainian air bases, FRANTIC was designed to help deliver the knockout blow to the Nazi war machine, while minimizing the severe losses experienced by Allied air ...
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