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Route 66: EZ66 GUIDE For Travelers - 3RD EDITION
National Historic Route 66 Federation
This third edition updates almost every page. The EZ66 GUIDE was developed by award-winning Route 66 historian Jerry McClanahan and The National Historic Route 66 Federation to make it as EZ as possible for travelers to find and follow the various alignments of Route 66. The guides have been used by thousands from around the world since 2005. The 200 page, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 guide is spiral bound, to make it EZ to use while traveling. It includes EZ ...
Carolina in the Morning
Sandy Breezes, 2014
Set between the seaport city of Charleston and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Rachel an interior design representative from Chicago, returns to her grandparent’s home on the coast for a much needed rest. She is reacquainted with the beauty of the seashore and memories of years past. Life at Tabby Walk produces more than a casual interest as Rachel and a visiting neighbor find evidence of what is believed to be a direct link to a love lost ...
THE SEAL (Rosicrucian Quartet)
Zuriel Press Pty Ltd, 2013
This Best Seller from critically acclaimed Australian Author Adriana Koulias has been translated into four languages and is a must for history buffs and Templar fans. It is the year 1307 and the ancient Order of the Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon is in grave danger. The King of France and Pope Clement V are plotting its destruction and scheming to appropriate the Order's most sacred and dangerous secret. This is taken away by ...
The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
In this intimate and poignant history of a sprawling century-old summer house on Cape Cod, George Howe Colt reveals not just one family's fascinating story but a vanishing way of life. Faced with the sale of the treasured house where he had spent forty-two summers, Colt returned for one last August with his wife and young children. The Big House, the author's loving tribute to his one-of-a-kind family home, interweaves glimpses of that elegiac ...
The House on Tradd Street
A brilliant, chilling series debut, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses?and the secret histories inside them. Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she?s going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog?and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her their secrets. Enter Jack Trenholm, a gorgeous ...
Hansen Publishing Group, 2012
Best Western, 2013 International Book Awards 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards winner, Western fiction category Award-Winner in the 'Fiction: Historical' category of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards Gold Prize in Historical Fiction & Best Western Fiction - 2013 Global Ebook Awards. The Whip is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the old ...
Truce (Neighbor from Hell Book 4)
R.L. Mathewson, 2013
Elizabeth knows what’s expected of her, perfection. She’s the daughter of an Earl and expected to marry well, say and do the right things with a smile on her face when inside she’s dying for a chance to escape. Thanks to an inheritance her godmother left her years ago, her chance will come with her next birthday. Her hopes of escape abruptly end when Robert, her childhood nemesis that she hasn’t seen in over fourteen years, comes back ...
Here It Is! The Route 66 Map Series
Ghost Town Press
Newly updated! Includes reverse driving directions (west-to-east). This is the 2006 Edition of the original, acclaimed Route 66 Map Series by Mother Road historians Jerry McClanahan and Jim Ross. In print continuously since 1994, the Route 66 Map Series remains the #1 choice for roadies worldwide when it comes to functionality and precise, accurate, turn-by-turn driving directions. Designed for today’s tourists, this packaged set of eight ...
30 Pieces of Silver: An Extremely Controversial Historical Thriller (The Betrayed Series Book 1)
Off Our Meds Multimedia, 2010
30 Pieces of Silver... Did you know James Rollins recommends, 30 Pieces of Silver , the #1 Kindle Bestseller in Men's Adventure, Techno-thriller & War genres? ***Warning*** Before you purchase this book please be aware that 30 Pieces of Silver is an extremely controversial religious/historical thriller. Too controversial to be published in hardback. Please do NOT purchase this book if you were at all disturbed by the DaVinci Code ...
In Search Of Love: The Story of A Mail Order Bride (Mail Order Bride Series Book 7)
Susan Leigh Carlton, 2014
In Search of Love: The Story Of A Mail Order Bride, is a story of a young couple looking for love. Katerina Hauser, the daughter of German immigrants, lives in Columbus, Ohio. Katerina is pushed hard by her mother to study for the teaching profession. She finishes Columbus Teaching College, which will later be absorbed into the Ohio State University system, with the highest grades in the history of the school. She accepted a teaching ...
A Land Remembered
Patrick D. Smith
In this best-selling novel, Patrick Smith tells the story of three generations of the MacIveys, a Florida family who battle the hardships of the frontier to rise from a dirt-poor Cracker life to the wealth and standing of real estate tycoons. The story opens in 1858, when Tobias MacIvey arrives in the Florida wilderness to start a new life with his wife and infant son, and ends two generations later in 1968 with Solomon MacIvey, who realizes ...
Ball Four (RosettaBooks Sports Classics)
Ball Four: The Final Pitch is the original book plus all the updates, unlike the 20th Anniversary Edition paperback. When Ball Four was published in 1970, it created a firestorm. Bouton was called a Judas, a Benedict Arnold and a “social leper” for having violated the “sanctity of the clubhouse.” Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force Bouton to sign a statement saying the book wasn’t true. Ballplayers, most of whom hadn’t ...
A TOWN LIKE ALICE
A TOWN LIKE ALICE tells of a young woman who miraculously survived a Japanese "death march" in World War II, and of an Australian soldier, also a prisoner of war, who offered to help her,even at the cost of his own life.
The Scarlet Thread
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2012
Two women, centuries apart, are joined through a tattered journal as they contend with God, husbands, and even themselves . . . until they fall into the arms of the One who loves them unconditionally. Sierra Madrid’s life has just been turned upside down when she discovers the handcrafted quilt and journal of her ancestor Mary Kathryn McMurray, a young woman who was uprooted from her home only to endure harsh conditions on the Oregon Trail. ...
When Sparks Fly
Pocket Star, 2014
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
The Aeneid (Vintage Classics)
Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald.
Einstein: His Life and Universe
Simon & Schuster
By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs , this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein. How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection between creativity and freedom. Based on newly released personal letters of Einstein, this ...
Fish Finelli (Book 1): Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles
Chronicle Books LLC, 2013
When bully Bryce Billings bets Fish Finelli that he can't find Captain Kidd's legendary long-lost treasure, Fish and his friends embark on a quest to find real-life pirate treasure. Between sneaking into the library to track down Captain Kidd's map, stowing away on a boat, and trespassing on an island, Fish and his friends have their work cut out for them. But will Fish actually be able to find Captain Kidd's booty and win the bet? Appropriate ...
Jedadiah's Mail Order Bride (Mail Order Brides Book 2)
Susan Leigh Carlton, 2014
Mail Order Brides came into being after The War Between The States saw thousands of young men killed, leaving the eastern part of the United States with a severe shortage of eligible young bachelors. In 1874, gold was discovered in the Dakota Territory. News of the discovery caused thousands of people to leave their homes for the gold fields in hopes of striking it rich. Some did, most didn’t. The discouraged prospectors drifted into ...
My Beloved Son
Peach Publishing, 2011
Ellen Jebeau married a man who did little but dream, and who then died with debt his only legacy. Whatever else her marriage had lacked, however, she had her son Joseph. Ellen resolved he should have all in life she had missed and to achieve that end, she would stop at nothing. It was Sir Arthur Jebeau, her late husband’s brother, who came to her aid, and soon Ellen and Joseph were living at the old family seat at Screehaugh. It was a ...
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