The Sikh religion has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the world's fifth largest religion. However, events such as the verbal and physical attacks on Sikhs just after September 11 indicated that they were being mistaken for Muslims, and suggests that the raising of sufficient and appropriate awareness about Sikhism still needs to be addressed. This book is one of the first to introduce newcomers to Sikhism's meanings, beliefs, practices, rituals, and festivals.
This is a whimsical look at dragons and their brave adversaries. The tales included in this collection are: "The Book of Beasts", "Uncle James, or The Purple Stranger", "The Deliverers of Their Country", "The Ice Dragon, or Do As You Are Told", "The Dragon Tamers", "The Fiery Dragon, or The Heart of Stone and the Heart of Gold", "Kind Little Edmond, or The Caves and the Cockatrice", "The Island of Nine Whirlpools" and "The Last of the Dragons".
When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father.
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Will Dryden, the main character of Trouble at the Redstone, is well equipped with the ability to fight with his fists and with his six-guns. Like other traditional western heroes, he also gets thumped once in a while and has a knack for getting gonad-driven bad guys to want to kill him. Somewhere in there, he also shows that he is hard-wired for direct action with a woman. When Will Dryden goes to work at the Redstone Ranch, however, he does not rely only on his fists, his guns, or other physical equipment.
"Trouble At The Redstone"
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When Wilf Kasmire is asked to guide some hunters on a newcomer’s ranch, he doesn’t think anything is up. After all, he wants to try to make a living as a guide and outfitter so he can enjoy the outdoor life he loves. As he goes about his work, he is nagged by the disappearance of a young woman he used to spend time with, and no one seems to be trying very hard to find her. Ultimately, the two questions come together: does Wilf want to keep on selling the gifts of nature to arrogant clients, and what happened to Heather Lea?
In Rancho Alegre, down-on-his-luck cowpoke Jimmy Clevis needs some money in a hurry. When he receives a job offer from an old fellow named Tull, Clevis quickly accepts. Soon he's heading south to Paloma Springs on a mission to find the man's missing son. But big trouble lays in wait.
When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead - an ancient sand-fairy!
Having a sand-fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day. But the children don't realize all of the trouble wishes can cause .
Read by 007 star Samantha Bond.
When Lane, an office clerk, falls in love with the wife of a powerful land developer, their affair is soon discovered. But instead of facing her husband in a showdown, Lane moves to a remote ranch, where he develops a self-sufficiency that forces him to question the nature of his love.
From his isolated homestead nestled deep in the plains country of Wyoming, author John D. Nesbitt writes taut Westerns that reveal his expertise in local history and his knowledge of the cowboy's trade. Devon Frost just wanted some time for himself, sketching the local architecture in a tiny town called Tinaja. But he's soon caught up in a flurry of accusations and lies surrounding the murder of the suitor of a ranch owner's daughter.