Leonce MacPherson became chieftain after a Norman slaughtered his father and clansmen. For two years he raided Northumbria seeking vengeance while a dream woman promised the return of his great sword, stolen in the massacre.
"I Bloody Well Enjoyed It"
Based on Amy Gorman's interviews, Aging Artfully portrays the lives of 12 vibrant women in the visual and performing arts, all in their ninth decade and beyond, living with zest. They are living in the San Francisco Bay Area, coming from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
Grandmother Moon and Other Mother Stories: Book One offers traditional and new original folktales that explore the love, joy and challenges between mothers and children. "Epaminondas", a traditional folktale told to Becky Parker Geist by her mother, is about a boy who tries so hard to please his mother, but can't seem to get it right. "Grandmother Moon and the Homeless Child", is a touching story about searching for home.
This is a no-nonsense guide that will give you everything you need to know about how to pay for long-term care for yourself, Mom, or Dad without going broke. Naked in the Nursing Home adroitly weaves together both humor and hard-hitting facts to equip you and your elderly parents for the future.
When zombie exterminator Neeta Lyffe gets sued because a zombie she set afire stumbles onto a lawyer's back porch, she needs money, fast. So she agrees to train apprentice exterminators in a reality TV show that makes Survivor look like a game of tag. But that's nothing compared to having to deal with crazy directors, bickering contestants and paparazzi. Can she keep her ratings up, her bills paid and her apprentices alive and still keep her sanity?
If you own Hook House, it owns your soul. On the rugged Washington coast stands an ancient house with a macabre history. Housekeeper, Mrs. Soule never ages, but fades in and out of shadows and appears in mirrors when she's not there. The stairwells, the storeroom, a third floor bedroom, all reveal murder and suicide for those with The Gift...the ability to see ghosts. Entering the grand door of Hook House is easy...leaving it is deadly.
On vacation at an exterminator's convention, Neeta's looking to relax, have fun, and enjoy a little romance. Too bad the zombies have a different idea. When they rise from their watery graves to take over the city by the bay, it looks like it'll be a working vacation after all.
"This is a fun book!"
Pam isn’t shy about revealing that her many treks down the aisle eventually led from the altar to the divorce court. During a 13-year hiatus from saying, "I do," Pam used this time to reflect on her past relationship choices and often hasty decisions. Her discoveries about her personality type and how it influenced her actions helped her gain new knowledge and take responsibility, allowing her to finally break her multi-relationship and marriage pattern.
"Introspective with a dash of humor!"
One 16-year-old girl versus a plague of beasts. Can a 16-year-old girl stem the tide of a lycanthropocalypse? When three younger boys show up on Mia's doorstep, naked and on the run, she is drawn into a shadow world where a series of strange disappearances heralds a slowly spreading plague of lycanthropy. Mia must save the three orphaned boys from their brutal Alpha, a man-beast who believes humans are food. A war is brewing for the top of the food chain.
"Strong female lead, with vulnerability."
I was molested by my father when I was 12-years-old. He sedated me with marijuana. My first husband physically abused me for 15 years, and one of the beating paralyze me for two weeks. My second husband I though he loved me, but he used me for his Green Card. He later left our two kids and me. I was a victim of fraud.
This epic novel, which spans six generations of mothers and daughters, begins in 1815, during Britain's war with Napoleon, and ends after World War II. These life stories, knitted together into an ongoing family saga, show the vast changes to English society. These women were witnesses, participants, and survivors through the Regency Period, the Victorian Age, the Industrial Revolution, and on into the twentieth century, with its world wars and social reforms.
Toby is just about the best pet ever, except for one small detail: Toby likes adventure! He always plans to come back home, but sometimes he gets in trouble. One day a door is left open a little too long, and off he runs just as fast as he can. Along the way he meets a nice couple who feed and bathe him, a cranky old man who tries to teach Toby a lesson about eating his cat's food, and finally, a young boy who finds Toby and brings him home.
Sally Fletcher, expert harpist, explains how to choose specific music for a wide variety of conditions and states of mind. The right music can aid healing, change your mood, reduce pain, help you sleep, improve your love life, increase your intelligence, help you relax, and lift you up spiritually. Music, Healing and Harmony is filled with research and fascinating stories.
Teenagers face difficult choices: education, peer pressure, drugs, pregnancy, etc. As teenagers go about the task of raising themselves either by choice or because they are forced to, they need to know the consequences of their decisions. In an easy, conversational style, the audiobook takes the listener through many key topics such the true costs of living in today's economy; the distractions and doubts that plague so many teens; career options; managing money; how one measures success.
The little mermaid, Marnie, is afraid of the moon, which is so big, so scary, and so far away. She gets tangled in a fisherman's net and escapes with the help of the light of the moon. She and her friends, the merkids, team up to help Martin, the moon, rescue a tugboat. This is a story of teamwork, challenges, friendships, and diversity.
"Mermaid, friends, challenges, adventures, teamwork"
Being 16 can be hell, and life at Liberty High is not doing Sarah Daniels any favors. Bullies, boys, an abusive mother, and now this: an old journal left to Sarah in her aunt's will. With each passing entry, she grows closer to transforming the skeletons in her mom's closet into proven facts. Everyone has a story. For Sarah, one boy's journey across Great Depression America will set her free.
The Crow's Nest is a tale of high adventure, as seen through the eyes of Will Anchor and his sister, Sara, ages 11 and 13, as they set out by canoe on a dangerous mission to find help for their ailing mother. The year is 2049 and their home is in the drowned and abandoned city of New Orleans. Water levels, worldwide, have risen to unprecedented levels. Civilization, as we know it, has been brought to its knees, yet life struggles on, with promise for the future.
"A great energetic tale of adventure!"
Drinking this ice from Heaven could open the gates to Hell. Ice from an asteroid brought in from the belt contains vitamins and minerals invigorating the human metabolism and bringing improved health. It becomes the newest nutritional fad, selling world-wide. The ice also contains an alien virus capable of altering human DNA, causing humans to lose their individuality, their will, and perhaps even their souls. Can four infected individuals find a way to stop the process before humanity is lost?
Myrtle Mae and her family have inherited a house on Roseberry Hill from her great aunt Gertrude, a house that is hiding an interesting secret. It's a secret that opens a doorway from our world into a world that is waiting for her just through the mirror in the attic. It is here that Myrtle and her family's journey begins. She learns that she is the only female that has been born a Mae in a long line of Mae witches.
A delicious assortment of Pies and Pigs celebrating bakery delights in a tasty sequence of months, based on seasonal fruits and veggies. Meet our characters, in their environments. Georgia Peach Pie, our own 'Ms. Posey', in front of her southern mansion, and meet 'Paddy', our 'champ' of the Rhubarb pie, in the 'ring' slugging it out the the Golden Glove (potholder). The Piglicious Pie-eaters will delight you and make you hungry. These charming Pigs have something to say about Pie in rhyme!