Nestled within Paris' historic Palais Royal is a jewelry store unlike any other. La Fantasie Russie is owned by Pavel Orloff, protégé to the famous Faberge, and is known by the city's fashion elite as the place to find the rarest of gemstones and the most unique designs. But war has transformed Paris from a city of style and romance to a place of fear and mourning. In the summer of 1918, in places where lovers used to walk, widows now wander alone.
After her assistant DA boyfriend's near brush with death, Rose Gardner hopes to make it through the holiday season with a minimal amount of drama. But she can't forget the promise she made to the king of the Fenton County underworld in exchange for Mason's life.
Rosa's mother is singing again, for the first time since Papa died in an accident in the mills. But instead of filling their cramped tenement apartment with Italian lullabies, Mamma is out on the streets singing union songs, and Rosa is terrified that her mother and older sister, Anna, are endangering their lives by marching against the corrupt mill owners. After all, didn't Miss Finch tell the class that the strikers are nothing but rabble-rousers; an uneducated, violent mob?
The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele's jurisdiction in more ways than one. For one, its high-profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner, since Judge Jackson was presiding over the sensational trial of Al Drayson. Drayson, an anarchist, set off a bomb at a Carnegie family wedding, but instead of killing millionaires, it killed passersby, including a child. The dramatic trial has captured the full attention of 1906 New York City.
Cassandra Caravello is trying to forget Falco, the wild artist who ran off with her heart, as she grows closer to her strong, steady fiancé, Luca. But Luca seems to have his own secrets. When he's arrested by soldiers in the middle of the night, Cass' life is once again thrown into chaos. She must save Luca, and that means finding the Book of the Eternal Rose - the only evidence that will prove he's innocent. So begins her journey to Florence, a city haunted by whispers of vampirism, secret soirees and clandestine meetings of the Order of the Eternal Rose.
Roses are the most popular garden flower, and Mike McGrath strongly believes that their reputation for being difficult to grow is completely unwarranted. Poor planning at planting time often results in plants that never really had a chance at a happy, disease-free life. Mike will reveal the 10 Secrets of Rose Planting Success in the Question of the Week.
Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes energy and drive. Less than 20% make it beyond the first three years. Achieving the next level, the status of business titan - the upper echelon of leadership - takes an unrelenting commitment to turn an idea into a plan, a plan into a startup venture, and a venture into a successful business. The chances of getting to the top are slim at best, relying on a particular set of skills and attributes.
As any successful person will tell you, happiness starts with the mind. Your mentality and attitude about your circumstances will determine how much abundance is brought into your life. But, what if you weren't raised to be an optimistic person? What if your thoughts are mostly negative - are you doomed to live a life of scarcity? The answer is absolutely not. At any moment, you have the power to change.
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From the moment she stepped foot in the ominous and towering Gerard House, Constance Beechum sensed an evil chill that was far more deadly than the frigid blasts which had buffeted her on the way to Castine, Maine. She couldn't turn back. She had left nothing behind, not even a life-line. Her uncle had found her a job caring for the old and dying Lady Elizabeth Gerard. Although she hadn't an ounce of experience in nursing or caring for the ill, Constance had no choice but to accept the offer. She was penniless.
It swept over her taut, hard pearl and she whimpered. Greg focused his touch, pressing hard against her and shaking his hand so that a deep wave of pleasure rolled through her. He leaned forward and she felt his tongue replace his thumb. Her knees buckled, but Samson tightened his grip with his arm around her waist, leaning back slightly to push her pelvis toward Greg so that she pushed further into his mouth.
There is an increasing number of people affected by anxiety and depression worldwide. Majority of these affected people have resorted to over the counter prescription antidepressants, sleeping tablets and tranquilizers which have been considered first-hand help for anxiety and depression. In the world of mental health, exact diagnosis of depression and anxiety scale dictates various treatments, both medical and natural remedies.
Max and Korrine are back, and Max’s quest to make sure every one of the top-10 fantasies for women is fulfilled for his wife. This time it takes them on a sweet journey of voyeurism in this erotic short. Korrine thinks she’s about to enjoy lunch with her friend Leesa, completely unaware that she’s really going to watch Max enjoy every part of her friend. While she watches her husband and friend wide-eyed, Korrine will see spanking, rough sex, and hard anal sex, and it’s all done for her viewing pleasure!
In this fascinating discussion, civil rights activist Rosa Parks explains how she spent her life striving for freedom, equality, and respect for people of all races and religions. Throughout this dialogue, you'll be inspired, educated, and heartened by the optimistic vision of the world that this amazing woman embodied.
Korrine and her husband have been so busy that they haven't spent much time together at all. To deal with her loneliness and her sexual frustration, she's taken to dreaming about a list of fantasies one of her magazines reported as the top ten fantasies for women. She doesn't know her husband has found the list and decided to make every one of the fantasies come true, and the first one up is the fantasy of domination.
A new breakthrough in ringworm was discovered and reported in an amazing new audiobook called Hidden Secrets to Curing Ringworm: The Definitive Guide. It's amazing, because it covers nearly every bit of information you wanted to know about ringworm, plus more... Just imagine being able to get on the road to being ringworm free in seven days (or less) without getting frustrated and overwhelmed. And you could do this from the comfort of your own home... wouldn't that be great?
Let me help you take the complexity out of this hobby and show you exactly what it takes to collect antiques like a seasoned veteran. I give you the in-and-outs of this business within this guide. Gaining the knowledge needed to identifying antiques is a must and once you have discovered this knowledge you will have the confidence and be well on your way to becoming an antique collector.
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The Two-Minute Marriage Project explores the little things couples think, say, and do to stay in love for the long haul. Supported by expert studies, interviews with happily married couples, and years of personal experience, author Heidi Poelman shares the simple secrets that keep love alive.
Success in Beauty: The Secrets to Confidently Following Your Dreams Effortlessly was compiled by number-one international best-selling author, publisher, and beauty transformational life coach Charlotte Howard. This revolutionary book is a confident, smart, and inspiring nonfiction listen that will help women from all walks of life confidently go after what they truly want in life.
You've heard of amazing deals, online discounts, outlet shopping-but has anyone showed you how to shop for free? Meet Kathy Spencer-hot, hip mom of four who can whittle a $267.22 grocery bill down to one penny. One penny.
Wild: Once upon a time I was the girl who had everything, the clothes, the car. The rich dad who spoiled me. But the truth was, the only thing I had was my body. I used it to buy my way out. I took a bite of the apple knowing full well what would happen. That's how I became a call girl. That's the story of how I ended up in hell.