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Sheila Rae, the Brave
Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse , Owen , and Kitten's First Full Moon , Shelia Rae, the Brave is a warm, humorous, and loving story of sibling sympathy and support. Just because Sheila Rae is older, she doesn't always know better! "I am very brave," Sheila Rae said, patting herself on the back. She wasn't afraid of anything—not thunder, not ...
Good Neighbors (Harlequin More Than Words)
Harlequin Special Releases, 2013
More Than Words: Bestselling authors & Real-life heroines Each year, the Harlequin More Than Words award is given to three women who have worked hard to change people's lives for the better. Inspired by their accomplishments, three bestselling authors have written stories to honor these real-life heroines. In Good Neighbors , Meredith Lange hopes that she and her son can start over in Icicle Falls, Washington. Her family's cabin is the only ...
Sheila: The Australian Beauty Who Bewitched British Society
Allen & Unwin
She wedded earls and barons, befriended literary figures and movie stars, bedded a future king, was feted by London and New York society for 40 years, and died a Russian princess As a child Sheila Chisholm chased kangaroos on horseback and swam with sharks at Bondi Beach. As a young woman she nursed soldiers wounded at Gallipoli, married an English lord, became a darling of London society, and had an affair with “Bertie”, the ...
Sheila: The Australian ingenue who bewitched British society
The Lodge on Holly Road (Life in Icicle Falls)
How Santa Gets His Christmas Spirit Back… James Claussen has played Santa for years, but now that he's a widower, he's lost interest—in everything. So his daughter, Brooke, kidnaps him from the mall (in his Santa suit!) and takes him to Icicle Falls. She's arranged a special Christmas at the lodge owned by long-widowed Olivia Wallace and her son, Eric. And yet…Brooke wants Dad to be happy, but she's not ready to see someone else's mommy ...
Always Remember (A Rocky Mountain Contemporary Romance Book 1)
Sheila Seabrook, 2013
A midnight summons from rancher Nate Coltrane brings singer Jessie Adams back to the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Seventeen years ago, Jessie gave up Nate’s child for adoption and she hasn’t been home since. How can she sit by her mother’s side, surrounded by constant reminders of all she loved and lost? How can she face Nate without telling him the truth about the child he never knew existed? Nate doesn't think Jessie has the guts to ...
A Very Holly Christmas: An Exclusive Short Story
St. Martin's Press, 2011
Shelia Roberts is back with the hilarious short follow up to On Strike For Christmas . This short story will bring you right back to the spirited town of Holly, one year after the big strike! For even more Christmas (this time with a touch of romance) don’t miss The Nine Lives of Christmas , coming November 2011.
Under the Hill
Beyond the Page, 2014
Get just a taste of what readers love about the Irish stories of New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly in this stand-alone short story. Ellen Leonard is feeling both free and empty. Just out of a two-year relationship, she decides a trip to Ireland could be the perfect opportunity to shake off her lethargy and also reassert her independence. But as she settles in at a remote cottage in the Irish countryside and her days take ...
Seeing the Dead (Relatively Dead Mysteries Book 2)
Beyond the Page, 2014
From New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly! Ever since her first ghostly sighting, Abby Kimball has been trying to unravel the mystery of her newly discovered ability. So when she sees the apparition of a Revolutionary War soldier in the middle of the town green—just days before the annual Patriot’s Day celebration, no less—she’s determined to figure out her connection to the man. The ethereal soldier is not the only ...
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
Fans young and old will laugh out loud at the irrepressible wit of peter Hatcher, the hilarious antics of mischievous Fudge, and the unbreakable confidence of know-it-all sheila tubman in Judy blume’s five Fudge books. brand-new covers adorn these perennial favorites, and will entice a whole new generation of Fudgeand Judy blumefans.
The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir
From the Grammy Award–nominated singer, drummer, and percussionist who has shared the stage with countless musicians and is renowned for her contributions throughout the music industry, a moving memoir about the healing power of music inspired by five decades of life and love on the stage. Sheila E., born Sheila Escovedo in 1957, picked up the drumsticks and started making music at the precocious age of three, inspired by her legendary ...
Swim Speed Strokes for Swimmers and Triathletes: Master Freestyle, Butterfly, Breaststroke and Backstroke for ...
In her best-selling book Swim Speed Secrets , 4-time Olympian and gold medalist Sheila Taormina revealed the freestyle swimming technique used by the world’s fastest swimmers. Now in Swim Speed Strokes Taormina shows swimmers and triathletes how they can swim with elite technique in all four swimming strokes—butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Using crystal-clear photographs and her engaging, straightforward style, Coach ...
The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, ...
Penguin Press HC, The
Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists .” -- Vanity Fair For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three womenDiane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpourbroke into the newsroom’s once impenetrable boys’ club.” These extraordinary women were not simply ...
Swim Speed Secrets for Swimmers and Triathletes: Master the Freestyle Technique Used by the World's Fastest ...
In Swim Speed Secrets , 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina reveals the swim technique used by the world’s fastest swimmers. Over the course of 4 Olympic Games and throughout her career as a world champion triathlete, Taormina refined her exceptional technique as a student of the sport, studying the world’s best swimmers using underwater photographs and video analysis. From Johnny Weissmuller to ...
Picked to Die (An Orchard Mystery)
The new Orchard Mystery--from the New York Times bestselling author of Golden Malicious and Scandal in Skibbereen A TREE IS KNOWN BY ITS FRUIT It’s harvest time in Granford, Massachusetts, and orchard owner Meg Corey and her fiancé, Seth, are both racing to beat the New England winter. Meg is bringing in her apple crop with a team of workers, while Seth is working to restore an old building in the center of town. But ...
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing
Kathy Dawson Books
The eagerly anticipated followup to the Newbery honor winner and New York Times bestseller, Three Times Lucky Small towns have rules. One is, you got to stay who you are -- no matter how many murders you solve. When Miss Lana makes an Accidental Bid at the Tupelo auction and winds up the mortified owner of an old inn, she doesn't realize there's a ghost in the fine print. Naturally, Desperado Detective Agency (aka Mo and Dale) opens a ...
Relatively Dead (Relatively Dead Mysteries Book 1)
Beyond the Page, 2013
The New York Times bestseller from author Sheila Connolly! Abby Kimball has just moved to New England with her boyfriend and is trying to settle in, but the experience is proving to be quite unsettling, to say the least. While on a tour of local historic homes, Abby witnesses a family scene that leaves her gasping for breath—because the family has been dead for nearly a century. Another haunting episode follows, and another, until it seems ...
The Storm Inside: Trade the Chaos of How You Feel for the Truth of Who You Are
Women feel the storm activity all around. We find ourselves teetering somewhere between everyday chaos and crisis. We can feel a storm brewing, we are in the middle of a storm, or we are facing the aftermath of a storm. But don't be afraid because it is possible to grow through turbulent times. Storms show you what's really going on inside, reveal what you really believe, and actually make you stronger. In this powerful book Sheila ...
An Early Wake (A County Cork Mystery)
Pub owner Maura Donovan may have Irish kin, but she doesn’t seem to have the luck of the Irish. Who could have foreseen that bringing live music back to Sullivan’s Pub would lead to a dead musician? Summer is ending in County Cork, Ireland, and with it the tourist season. Expat Maura Donovan is determined to keep Sullivan’s Pub in the black as the days grow shorterbut how? When she hears that the place was once a hot spot for Irish ...
Sheila (A Short Story)
This story was originally published in Day One, a weekly literary journal dedicated to short fiction and poetry from emerging writers. John, a widower and retired judge, has had a hard time letting go of the things that remind him of his beloved deceased wife, Millie: most of all their cherished robotic (but stunningly lifelike) spaniel, Sheila, who has been his stalwart companion for twenty-five years. When a new law is passed that ...
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