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The Feisty One

Author : Cami Checketts
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Can he hide his heart or will the reporter take everything? Maryn Howe isn't intimidated by billionaire recluse, Tucker Shaffer, or his enormous log cabin in Island Park, Idaho. Maryn needs this interview and she'll get it at any cost, even if the last four reporters were physically removed from his presence. Tucker Shaffer has no desire to change his less than flattering public image; but his PR people persuade him to give it one more try. Ready to make nice with whoever comes through the door, Tucker is blindsided by a petite blond with an extra-large personality. As the snow piles up and the questions keep coming, Maryn discovers the secret Tucker Shaffer has spent the last four years torturing himself with. She suddenly sees him in a new light and she flees-right into danger and into Tucker's arms. But the danger has just begun and now Maryn has to make a choice-trust in Tucker or lose it all.

The Feisty Professor s Casebook

Author : Trev Haymer
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She is back! The intrepid Professor returns in a collection of new mystery cases. Bridlington author Trev Haymer presents his second collection of cases investigated by the Feisty Professor. She is a red-haired young lady in her early thirties who is a Professor of Archaeology and Forensics and who assists the cash-strapped local police force. Known as Prof the tenacious Professor wears designer clothes she bids for on the internet. Prof has a sidekick, Stanley, who is a metal detectorist. Most of these eight cases are set in Prof's base of Bretelton, an east coast seaside resort, with the occasional foray elsewhere. The cases are spiked with danger but also spiced with humour.

The Feisty Professor Book Three

Author : Trev Haymer
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The intrepid Professor returns! Bridlington author Trev Haymer presents his third book of mystery cases by the feisty investigator. She is a red-haired precocious young lady in her early thirties who is a Professor of Archaeology and Forensics. She is always ready to assist the local cash-strapped police force. Known as Prof, the tenacious Professor wears designer clothes purchased from the internet. She has a sidekick, Stanley who is a metal-detectorist and who she looks upon as the granddad she never had. Most of these cases are set in Prof's base of Bretelton (the Anglo Saxon name for Bridlington) an east coast seaside resort. The cases are spiked with danger but also spiced with humour.

The Feisty Woman s Breast Cancer Book

Author : Elaine Ratner
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Addresses the emotional and psychological challenges of fighting breast cancer, refutes popular assumptions about treatment and post-treatment options, and offers guidance for making health decisions

The Feisty Woman s Guide to Surviving Mr Wonderful

Author : Elizabeth Allen
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First, you are in shock, then denial, then you cry, and then you scream. You cry some more, scream some more, then try to work it out. You ask yourself why at least twenty times a day. You can't sleep. You blame him. You blame yourself. That's the nature of a breakup, and it's not easy. In "The Feisty Woman's Guide to Surviving Mr. Wonderful," author Elizabeth Allen offers suggestions for surviving the journey through a middle-age breakup. Using examples from a host of breakup stories, including her own, Allen presents a humorous guide to help you get through the fiasco and come out of it a stronger, more vibrant, confident, powerful, and totally evolved woman. Allen presents strategies for dealing with the emotional issues that arise after such an event, and she explores other topics relating to women's health and well-being. With humor and sarcasm, "The Feisty Woman's Guide to Surviving Mr. Wonderful" shows that moving on with your life after a breakup provides a true testament to the strength of all women.

The Feisty Fairy

Author : Anthony Bullock
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This title is specifically written for grown-ups to read to children aged five to six at bedtime.

The Complete Thunder Series

Author : Dietmar Arthur Wehr
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This ebook contains the complete Thunder In The Heavens series (Thunder of War and Thunder of Vengeance). The Tyrell are a race that love to fight. The more difficult the fight, the better they like it. Every race they find, is given the same level of technology and a specific amount of time to exploit it before the Tyrell come back looking for a fight. Humanity is warned by another alien species that the Tyrell are coming and the race is on to build an Alliance of races strong enough to stand up against an empire whose expansion has been relentless. Cate Harrow and Gort Eagleton are two officers who might be good enough to beat the Tyrell if their own incompetent leadership can get out of the way and if their alien allies don’t stab humanity in the back. This fast-paced, action-packed military SF series looks at both sides as they play the grandest chess game of all.

The Feisty Fiancee

Author : Jessica Steele
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Engaged to the boss? Yancie's new job as driver to business tycoon Thomson Wakefield is a challenge—he finds it difficult to conceal his irritation as she struggles with one mishap after another! Yet, Yancie knows her boss is a man with whom she could fall in love. Love for Yancie means getting married—does it mean the same to Thomson? It takes an icy road aid a near-tragic accident to give Yancie her answer—when Thomson proposes from his hospital bed. But the next day he seems to have forgotten the whole thing, including the fact that Yancie didn't get a chance to say yes! THE MARRIAGE PLEDGE: For three cousins it has to be marriage—pure and simple!

A One Woman Man

Author : Travis Hunter
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Bestselling author Travis Hunter returns with a stunning new novel about family, success, and just how far a man will go to protect those he loves. Dallas Dupree is a one woman man. A handsome and successful teacher, he is both worshipped and envied in his Atlanta neighborhood and chooses to live and raise his daughter, Aja, in the ghetto where he grew up rather than desert his roots. The only problem is that the one woman for him—his beloved Yasmin—passed away giving birth to his daughter. Now Dallas struggles through a string of empty relationships, unable to commit his heart because no woman can measure up to Yasmin. However, when Dallas plays with the wrong woman, he finds the consequences may cost him much more than he can afford. Dallas’s sister Carmen has issues of her own. All of her life she has struggled with a weight problem that had caused a lack of self esteem. Now she is an affluent doctor who lives in the suburbs with her handsome new husband, Sterling. When a family crisis forces her to take in her wayward niece, she realizes that the picture perfect world she worked so hard to create is an illusion. Their older brother, Priest, is pretty secretive about how he makes his money—and he does make a lot of it. He has been a father figure to both Dallas and Carmen, but now that they are all grown up, they want nothing to do with their shady older brother. But when Dallas and Carmen are in trouble, they turn to the one person who has always been there for them—and learn there is more to Priest than meets the eye. From the Hardcover edition.

Diary of the Beloved Book One

Author : Alesa Acorn
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At 13 years old, Catherine Hepburn is described by her friends as the prettiest girl in the county. However, the description favoured by her family is that of a good girl with big ears. In fact, her mother and housekeeper often take the time to help Catherine style her hair in a manner to help hide her big ears. Gifted by her Uncle Nicholas with a diary one Christmas, Catherine begins to record in it the events and circumstances involving the lives of her family and friends. Unknowingly, she records the events of the Hidden, children of noble birth who are hidden in common households until they are of an age to inherit their nobility. At 25 years old, trying to realize her dream as the CEO and Founder of the National Paralegal Foundation is a daunting task for Simone Devereaux. Her days are spent caring for her mother who suffers from a hereditary mental disorder. Her nights are spent in the arms of her fianc, District Attorney Jacque Parker and her lover, trust attorney Wolf Carlyle. On the death of her grandfather, Simone inherits his private library which contains an extensive collection of books known as the Diary of the Beloved written by Catherine Hepburn, her mother's college roommate. As she reads the diaries to her mother, soon it becomes clear to Simone that Catherine's diaries hold the secrets of the Hidden, children of noble birth who are hidden amongst commoners until they are of an age to inherit their nobility. With the help of her fianc and her lover, Simone must learn the identities of the hidden in order to save the life of her mother.

Jzabagodighee

Author : Emma Stace Darling
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100 Things 76ers Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author : Gordon Jones
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Most 76ers fans have attended a game at the Wells Fargo Center, seen highlights of a young Charles Barkley, and remember team’s trip to the 2001 NBA Finals. But only real fans can name the franchise’s 12 Hall of Famers, remember the future head coach who played guard for the team in the 1970s, or know all the words to “Here Come the Sixers”. 100 Things 76ers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die by Gordon Jones reveals the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches, and teams that are part of the storied history that is 76ers basketball. Scattered throughout the pages, you'll find pep talks, records, and Sixers lore to test your knowledge, including: * The franchise’s beginnings as the Syracuse Nationals before moving to Philadelphia in 1963 * Both NBA Champion Sixers teams—1966-67 led by Wilt Chamberlain and the 1982-83 led by Julius Erving and Moses Malone * The memorable Sixers teams of the late 1980s and early 1990s led by Barkley * Profiles of unforgettable Colts personalities such as Billy Cunningham, Allen Iverson, and Maurice Cheeks Whether you're a die-hard fan from the early days of Chamberlain and Dr. J or a new supporter of Jrue Holiday, this book contains everything 76ers fans should know, see, and do in their lifetime. If you bleed red, royal blue, and white, then 100 Things 76ers Fans is for you. It offers the chance to be certain you are knowledgeable about the most important facts about the team, the traditions, and what being a Sixers fan is all about.

Conjoined Twins

Author : Christine Quigley
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When two human ova fail to fully separate during pregnancy, the result is conjoined twins. The twins may be connected by ligament, bone, or just flesh, and they often share organs, but what captures most people’s interest is whether the twins share sensations, thoughts and even souls. This encyclopedia presents entries on conjoined twins throughout history, the biological causes and effects of twins being born conjoined, and ethical issues such as self-support and separation surgery. It also includes entries on the modern standardized terminology used when discussing conjoined twins, the categories into which conjoined twins have been sorted, doctors past and present who have performed separation surgeries, and hospitals, such as Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, that are known for the separation of conjoined twins. This book even covers fraudulent conjoined twins and fictional ones in books written by such authors as Mark Twain, Vladimir Nabakov, and Katherine Dunn. Other entries cover relevant films, websites, and institutions.

Intersections

Author : Brij V. Lal
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“A wonderfully rich, insightful and personally touching collection of essays by the Pacific region’s most prolific and engaging historian. Brij Lal writes eloquently and poetically about his professional and political journeys, and the many different people and worlds he has encountered on the way. Readers will be inspired by this collective account of a courageous life committed to the achievement of democratic freedom and social justice. What shines through these pages is Lal’s love of and commitment to Fiji, from which he has been painfully exiled.” - David Hanlon, Professor of History & Former Director of the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

The Monks and Me

Author : Mary Paterson
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"Death can be a destabilizing force. And when it touches you closely, you must somehow discover a way to find and rebuild your secure home," popular yoga instructor Mary Paterson writes. With the death of her father, she felt as if she had no place to stand. She had lost her home. Paterson's response to this life crisis, was to embark on a pilgrimage to Plum Village, the retreat of Nobel Prize-nominated Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh. This wonderfully frank and funny chronicle of her 40-day sojourn offers readers the 40 Buddhist precepts that she learned. The primary theme is the necessity of discovering how to "take refuge" or find a permanent home within ourselves--without taking oneself too seriously. With chapters such as The Lesson in a Bad Fish, The Man Who Nicked My Headphones, How a Monk Washes His Face, and How Not to Be Sneaky, this lyrical, wise, and witty personal journey book is inspirational and a joy to read. Paterson's sensibility is grounded, realistic, and engaging.

Crow Creek Crossing

Author : Charles G. West
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In this gripping western tale, nothing burns as hot as the flame of righteous vengeance. Wyoming holds the promise of a bright future for newlyweds Cole and Ann Bonner. Alongside Ann’s sister, her husband, and their children, the young couple have braved the long, hard road across Nebraska in hopes of building a new life for themselves on a tract of land near Crow Creek Crossing. But their dreams of a fresh start are quickly cut short. While Cole is away in town, a gang of outlaws led by the despicable Slade Corbett raids the family homestead, leaving behind a smoking ruin and the bodies of everyone Cole holds dear. The vicious attack transforms this once easygoing young man into a grim avenger. With cold, merciless determination, Cole vows to track down every last member of the gang and make them pay—in blood.

Health Promotion and Aging

Author : David Haber, PhD
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Praise for the fifth edition: I applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering. -Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD Director, Geriatrics Education and Research, University of New England Past President, AGHE David Haber has done it again! ...A must-have for students and faculty alike. -Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic text continues to define healthy aging by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness. New to this edition is current information regarding the future of Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act, information about the Healthy People 2020 initiative supported with examples, up-to-date and comprehensive medical screening recommendations, and an extensive review of new developments in complementary and alternative medicine, geriatric mental health, community health, and public health policy. A new section on technology and aging is also included, as well as an instructor's manual. The text synthesizes current research findings with practical applications, and includes detailed and updated descriptions of the author's own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the Aging's Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging. New to this Edition: Up-to-date coverage of the future of Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Healthy People 2020 initiative New section on technology and aging Current developments in complementary and alternative medicine New findings regarding geriatric physical and mental health and community health Current information about exercise, nutrition and weight management Updated information on public health policy Current trends in long-term care and end-of-life-care Updated sociodemographic trends Instructor's manual

The Weekend

Author : Traci Hayden
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Five average, middle-age friends take a girls-only weekend vacation together once a year. Leaving the traditional vacations behind for the first time, they decide to tackle camping and head for a beautiful park preserve in the Pennsylvania wilderness. On their first night, things take a turn for the worse when they encounter three mysterious mountain men who abduct them and bring them to their cabin with the intent to rape and torture them. Hell-bent on surviving and making it back to their loved ones, the women quickly cease to be victims and make unrelenting war on the men. Relying on instincts they never knew they possessed, the women resort to brutal and savage tactics, and soon turn the tide on their attackers.

Holding the Dream

Author : Nora Roberts
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In the second book of Nora Roberts’s Dream Trilogy, the ever practical Kate Powell finds her career sidetracked by a scandal—one that will teach her the value of family, friendship, and love… Surrounded by the sweeping cliffs and beauty of Big Sur, Kate Powell treasured both her life at Templeton House and the family who raised her like one of their own. Although Kate lacked Margo’s beauty and Laura’s elegance, she knew she had something they would never possess—a shrewd head for business. Driven by ambition, Kate measured her life’s success with each soaring promotion. But now faced with professional impropriety, Kate is forced to look deep within herself—only to find something missing in her life...and in her heart. Don't miss the other books in the Dream Trilogy Daring to Dream Finding the Dream

Derek Jeter

Author : New York Times
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After 20 major league seasons—all with the New York Yankees—Derek Jeter is hanging up his spikes at the conclusion of the 2014 campaign. The Yankees' captain since 2003, the shortstop is considered the greatest Yankee of his generation. Jeter's Yankees teams won five World Series, including three in a row in 1998, 1999, and 2000. The all-time postseason leader in hits, doubles, and triples, Jeter earned the nickname "Captain Clutch" for his game-changing performances during the Yankees' championship era. Through stories and powerful images from the pages of the New York Times, Derek Jeter: Excellence and Elegance celebrates the career of this New York icon from Jeter's debut in 1995 through his final game in 2014. This full-color pictorial keepsake also features an introduction by Tyler Kepner, the Times' award-winning baseball reporter.