When the bursar of Lichfield College is found strangled in an Oxford hotel, detective chief inspector Jonah Porter rapidly concludes that the killer is one of the nine college staff attending a meeting there, but who is the most likely suspect? Is it mathematics fellow, Tom Carrington, who found the body? Or was it the Master, who was the last to see him alive? Was the bursar blackmailing one of his colleagues? Or could it be a crime of passion committed by his former mistress?
Wonderful Ways to Love a Child is a delightfully sweet and down-to-earth guide for parents who want to put love into action and give their children the very best start in life. It's a prescription for strengthening the bond between a parent and child, packed with suggestions and reassurance.
"Not a fan"
Falling in love is easy; sustaining love is hard work. Counselor, best-selling author, and in-demand workshop motivator Judy Ford teaches us that tiny gestures keep love thriving. Genuine love does not smother or berate - it celebrates differences, lifting the lover and the beloved closer to their authentic selves. After all, curiosity about those differences piqued your interest in the first place!
Honoring the unique role that grandparents play, this delightfully heartwarming and down-to-earth book offers more than sixty inspiring suggestions for how you can actively participate in your grandchildren's lives, whether they live down the block or across the country.
Peter Johns is just a green young police constable walking his beat in a suburb of Oxford, but when a child goes missing, he becomes involved in a criminal investigation that radically changes the course of his life.
Exiled Liverpudlian, Bernie Fazakerley, makes a sentimental journey back to her home city to visit relatives and to take her daughter, Lucy, back to their roots. Before long, events take a sinister turn when they are witnesses to a murder aboard the famous Mersey Ferry. Then the killer strikes again, and the race is on to make an arrest before more lives are lost. Who could have wanted to kill a young Roman Catholic priest? And is Bernie's own life under threat?
When newly-qualified nurse Susan Parry is found dead in her bed in the nurses' home, her colleagues call the police to investigate and Detective Constable Peter Johns finds himself involved in a murder enquiry for the first time in his career. It is not just his career, however, which is dramatically affected by the events that follow.
DI Peter Johns was brought up in a children's home. He never expected to know his parents and never wanted to. He is unsure how to react when his mother makes contact with him and asks to meet. Follow his thoughts and feelings as he faces this unexpected development in his life.
Are you ready to make your family the most important part of your every day? Best selling author Judy Ford delivers practical wisdom and advice for building strong, healthy families, speaking to every family member about how they can contribute to this important goal. Whether yours is a traditional or nontraditional family, Ford's prescription will sustain families with such vital tools as love and laughter.
"The Real Deal"