An unabridged reading of Mark Gatiss' novel set in the aftermath of the English Civil War, featuring the Second Doctor as played by Patrick Troughton and his companions Ben, Polly, and Jamie. With the Civil War won, the Parliamentarians are struggling to hang on to power. But plans are being made to rescue the defeated King Charles from his prison…With Ben press-ganged and put on board a mysterious ship bound for Amsterdam, Polly becomes an unwitting accomplice in the plot to rescue the King.
You can now make healthy meals quickly and easily easy with mason jars! Mason jars are sturdy, easy to handle, and quite versatile. You can use them to keep your food items cold or to heat them. You can use them for baking great foods that you will enjoy eating.
Defining happiness is just as difficult as defining life because it is an abstract concept. Because of this it makes it even more difficult to find happiness in life. After all, how can you search for or achieve something that you cannot even fully define? Happiness can have a lot of definitions. Religion, science, psychology, and philosophy have their own definitions of happiness. Each person also has his own personal definition of happiness based on his own experiences, values, and beliefs.
Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, the award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists - from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches - braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West. What is the future of a region beset by droughts and fires, by fracking and drilling?
When members of Vigata’s elite are targeted in a series of perfectly executed burglaries, Inspector Montalbano reluctantly takes the case. It isn’t long too before Montalbano finds himself taken with one of the victims, the captivatingly beautiful young Angelica. But as the detective’s attraction grows, a series of strange, anonymous letters claiming responsibility for the thefts begin to arrive.
Are you a new grandpa? Do you know someone who is? This book offers insights into what being a grandpa is all about. Buy it for yourself or as a gift. Five years ago I became a grandpa. It's been an amazing experience! These are my thoughts about grandfatherhood. I also offer many tips and techniques to new grandfathers on what to do and how to do it to be the best grandpa possible! I hope you enjoy becoming the world's greatest grandpa.
In Backstage Fright Rosie's dog, Bone Breath, has a part in the Oakwood Community Theater's latest production. While he shares the spotlight with the star, Rosie and her best friend, Kayo, will work backstage, helping the director. But when Rosie finds a painting hidden deep in the theater's storeroom, suddenly the two girls are faced with a dangerous question: Is it a priceless stolen masterpiece or a fake?
One cold day a group of people entered a building, sat down at a small, round table near the stove, and ordered coffee. Victor sprawled in his chair, patting his little brown dog, Bobo, and looking, half laughingly, at Max. "I want my coffee, and I want to put my feet into my pockets - they're like stones.... Nothing to eat, thanks - the cake is like underdone India rubber here." He also ordered a cigarette. During the chat they started to argue. What happened next?
The Book of Satoshi, the collected writings of Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of the bitcoin. The foreword was written by Jeff Berwick.
Shortly after arriving at Castle Mount School, young Crystal realizes something ghostly is going on. She learns of a ghost of a baron who haunts the school's castle ruins has managed to escape his ghostly prison in the body of "Megan". It is up to Crystal and her new friends to stop the ghost from carrying out his deadly revenge, and to save Megan and the School before it's too late.
I don't recognize the damaged woman in the mirror staring back at me: platinum-blond hair, blood-red lips and nails, curves laced up in the finest lingerie. I have transformed into a bombshell to exonerate my brother, United States Navy SEAL Joaquín Cruz. He's been languishing in a jail cell for the past six months, accused of a murder he didn't commit, his honorable career as a SEAL ruined, his spirit crushed.
Woodland Lodge Hotel is not only haunted by ghosts; it also has a mirror that transports people into the spirit realm. Lizzie and Daniel find that playing ghosts is fun, until they find themselves in real danger. They learn about the Ghost Council and The Dark Kingdom and come face to face with the Creeper , a bounty hunter for fugitive ghosts; his master, The Soul Collector; and the Creeper's pets, soul-sucking Veinlings. Lizzie also learns of her destiny and soon realizes that all hope rests on her.
Mags McManus has just become a war widow in her mid-20s. Her late husband, Randy, left for the Army right after their wedding. Instead of celebrating his homecoming and living in marital bliss with her soul mate, Mags finds herself living in constant agony.
Colonel Yuri Andrenev, a respected test pilot, is trusted to evaluate the latest Soviet fighter, the Sukhoi Su27 "Flanker", from a secret test facility near Moscow. Surely he is above suspicion. With thoughts of defection in his mind, and flying close to the inner German border, could he be tempted to make a daring escape across the most heavily defended airspace in the world?
When sixth-grader Rosie Saunders asks her best friend Kayo Benton to come along on her family's summer trip, the girls look forward to a perfect vacation. Their first stop is a campground in the colorful Arizona desert, where Rosie and Kayo busily explore trails lined with the almost-human forms of the Saguaro cactus.
Connor discovers the truth about the Time Typer: how it came to be, how it affects the past, and how it creates a new future. However, he soon realizes that his influence on the future may or may not be a positive one. When he learns that Marcus lives another life because of him, he begins to understand that his mission to change the world is going to change much more than that.
In 1917, young Edward Estlin Cummings went to France as a volunteer with a Red Cross ambulance unit on the western front. But his free-spirited, insubordinate ways soon got him tagged as a possible enemy of La Patrie, and he was summarily tossed into a French concentration camp at La Ferte-Mace in Normandy. Under the vilest conditions, Cummings found fulfillment of his ever elusive quest for freedom.
Saddled with a man's name, the captivating Billy Jack Tate makes no apologies for taking on a man's profession. As a doctor at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, she is one step closer to having her very own medical practice - until Hunter Scott asks her to give it all up to become his wife.
An author writes a book and controls the characters. What happens when the author is actually the character in someone else's book, and that author is my character? Some people's fantasies are other people's realities. And some people are aware while others are not.
The Oakwood Doll Museum is one of six-graders Kayo and Rosie's favorite places. After thieves break into it one night, the girls are worried. Are the dolls okay? Is the French musical cat still there? When the girls rush to the site, they see that everything is all right - the police have scared away the burglars. While Kayo and Rosie enjoy the dolls, they hear strange music coming from a locked glass case. The musical cat is playing by itself! Could there be a ghost in the Oakwood Doll Museum?