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The City Tavern Cookbook: Recipes from the Birthplace of American Cuisine
There is no other place in the United States where you can experience authentic early American culinary history. City Tavern was the social, political, and economic center of late 18th-century Philadelphia. Called the most genteel” tavern in America by John Adams, it gained fame as the gathering place for members of the Continental Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, and for officials of the early Federal Government. With more than ...
A Traitorous Heart . . . Cara Lee Henson knows no soldiercan be trusted to stay in one place—and thatincludes handsome Sergeant Chase Jeffersonof the Tenth Cavalry. Dallying withthe dashing man in blue could cost the pretty, independent Kansas schoolteacher herjob and her reputation. So Cara is determinedto repel Chase’s advances—even thoughher aloof facade barely masks hersmoldering desire. A Blazing Passion . . . Never before has ...
Girl on the Golden Coin: A Novel of Frances Stuart
Thomas Dunne Books
In 1660, the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns Frances Stuart and her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and goes to gilded Fontainebleau Palace, where she soon catches the Sun King’s eye. But Frances is no ordinary court beauty—she has Stuart secrets to keep and her family to protect. King Louis XIV turns vengeful when she rejects his offer to become his Official Mistress. He sends her to England with ...
Ordinary Heroes: Based on a True Story
Ordinary Heroes recreates the sights, sounds and textures of a world gone by - a world of freedom, innocence and mystery - where boys leave home at 6:00 in the morning and return home for dinner - a world of sleep outs and midnight escapades. 14 year old Randy's life begins as a near-death experience. But - cerebral palsy aside - by 1959, he loves Sandra Dee, Sandy Koufax, the Dodgers, Wolfman Jack - and a girl named Daisy Clover - in that ...
The U.S. Constitution: And Fascinating Facts About It
Terry L. Jordan
Oak Hill Publishing Co
In The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts About It you'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence—and much more! You'll find interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution in the two centuries since its creation.
Jesus > Religion: Why He is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More and Being Good Enough
Christian Large Print
Abandon dead, dry, rule-keeping and embrace the promise of being truly known and deeply loved. Jefferson Bethke burst into the cultural conversation in 2012 with a passionate, provocative poem titled "Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus." The 4-minute video literally became an overnight sensation, with 7 million YouTube views in its first 48 hours (and 23+ million in a year). The message blew up on social-media, triggering an avalanche of ...
America: The Last Best Hope Volumes I & II Box Set
Dr. William Bennett
William J. Bennett reacquaints America with its heritage in two volumes of America: The Last Best Hope . While national test scores reveal that American students know startlingly little about their history, former U.S. Education Secretary William J. Bennett offers one of the most gripping and memorable versions of the American story in print. The two volumes of Bennett's New York Times bestselling epic, America: The Last Best Hope , cover ...
Gathering Storm (Knights of Black Swan, Book 5)
BOOK FIVE Best Paranormal Romance Series of 2012, Reviewers' Choice Awards, The Paranormal Romance Guild "This is definitely the best book of the series so far. It was a complete rollercoaster ride. Victoria Danann is one of the best storytellers I have ever come across." - Hooked on Books "...these books are sexy, very exciting, but humorous moments make them a really fun read." -Vampire Romance Books.com "...like a many layered ...
John, Paul, George & Ben
Once there were four lads... John [Hancock], Paul [Revere], George [Washington], and Ben [Franklin]. Oh yes, there was also Tom [Jefferson], but he was annoyingly independent and hardly ever around. These lads were always getting into trouble for one reason or another. In other words, they took a few...liberties. And to be honest, they were not always appreciated. This is the story of five little lads before they became five really big ...
The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms (Independent Studies in Political Economy)
Stephen P. Halbrook
Ivan R. Dee/ Independent Institute
Stephen P. Halbrook's The Founders' Second Amendment is the first book-length account of the origins of the Second Amendment, based on the Founders' own statements as found in newspapers, correspondence, debates, and resolutions. Mr. Halbrook investigates the period from 1768 to 1826, from the last years of British rule and the American Revolution through to the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and the passing of the ...
John Adams: A Life
John Ferling's masterful John Adams: A Life is the most comprehensive single-volume biography of the man who succeeded George Washington in the presidency and shepherded the fragile new nation through the most dangerous of times. Drawing on extensive research, Ferling depicts a reluctant revolutionary, a leader who was deeply troubled by the warfare that he helped to make, and a fiercely independent statesman.
If You Will Lead: Enduring Wisdom for 21st-Century Leaders
If You Will Lead: Enduring Wisdom for 21st-Century Leaders provides readers with guidance for any sort of leadership journey. Whether you are a seasoned executive or just starting your first leadership role, this book will help you grow as a leader. Doug Moran starts by posing four critical questions for every reader to consider: 1. Who am I? 2. What do I want? 3. How can I get others to make their own choice to follow me? 4. How can I earn ...
For You They Signed
New Leaf Publishing Group/Master Books
In 1776, 56 men signed their names on a document that they knew might well mean their certain deaths as traitors to England. Standing on principles of faith and liberty, these men forged a powerful call for freedom and human dignity still resonating today in America. Yet, historical revisionists have distorted or attempted to wipe away every trace of this nation's Christian heritage, including the heartfelt faith of these founding fathers. More ...
THE ADAMS JEFFERSON LETTERS: THE COMPLETE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THOMAS JEFFERSON AND ABIGAIL AND JOHN ADAMS
Lester J. (editor) Cappon
University of North Carolina Press
Taking Liberty (Gabe Quinn Thriller #3) (Gabe Quinn Thrillers)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
AMAZON INTERNATIONAL #1 BEST-SELLING AUTHOR Taking Liberty '- a gripping thriller with a killer twist ...' "Every bit up there as Patterson, Child and Connelly" - 5★ Star Review of "Killing Hope" by 'I Love New York' - (Burns Country) AUTHOR NOTE: The events in this book follow on from those in "KILLING HOPE" and "CROSSING LINES" , the first two books in the Gabe Quinn Thrillers series. To fully appreciate the ongoing back ...
My Time Publications, 2011
Elizabeth, the matriarch Savage, has had her share of hurt and betrayal, and as much as she wants her girls not to follow in her path, she knows she can't live their life for them… Christina is Elizabeth 's eldest daughter and married to a man that gives her financial freedom, but is lacking in the bedroom. She finds a boy toy and starts to realize she signed up for more than she can handle… Drama and Diva are Christina's daughters. ...
American Meltdown: Book Two of The Economic Collapse Chronicles (Volume 2)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Written from a Christian constitutional worldview, American Meltdown, Book Two of The Economic Collapse Chronicles uses dystopian fiction to take an in-depth look at the economic and political trends that have taken America to the edge of bankruptcy. The book assesses the current course of the nation and projects it into the near future. In Book Two, America has entered into a full scale financial meltdown. The members of the Bair family do the ...
A Thousand Shall Fall (Shiloh Legacy)
Bethany House Publishers
In the continuing saga of The Shiloh Legacy, Birch and his family face the grim prospect of losing everything they have worked for. And Max may have to give up all his wealth and influence to gain the son he never knew he had.
John Marshall: Definer of a Nation
Jean Edward Smith
Henry Holt and Co.
A New York Times Notable Book of 1996 It was in tolling the death of Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An apt symbol of the man who shaped both court and country, whose life "reads like an early history of the United States," as the Wall Street Journal noted, adding: Jean Edward Smith "does an excellent job of recounting the details of Marshall's life without missing the dramatic sweep of ...
Autobiography, Notes on the State of Virginia, Public and Private Papers, Addresses, Letters (The Library of ...
Cambridge University Press
Book by Jefferson, Thomas
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