Lily and Lo are back one final time. Childhood best friends and soul mates. Ryke and Daisy are back one final time. Wild risk takers and flirty adventurers. Connor and Rose are back one final time. Genius rivals and intellectual teammates. Ten years of laughter. Of heartache. And love.
Nuclear brinksmanship, psychological warfare, spies, double agents, femmes fatales, and dead drops… The Cold War - a terrifying time when nuclear war between the world's two superpowers was an ever-present threat, an all-too-real possibility that could be set off at the touch of a button - provides a chilling backdrop to this collection of all-new short stories from today's most celebrated mystery writers.
Follow the adventures of Ulic Qel-Droma and Nomi Sunrider, young Jedi Knights drawn into battle against the dark side: a battle that may decide the fate of the planet and the galaxy!
"Great Dramatized book."
"The Christian's Happiness" by Timothy J. Keller- Your bad things turn out for good, your good things can never be lost, and the best things are yet to come. "Fourth Man in the Furnace" by John Ortberg- Christ meets us in our worst trials. "Loss, Loyalty, and Lament" by Mark Mitchell- In the midst of our loss, God is still at work, and his ultimate aim is to bless. "God In Our Sorrow" by Mark Buchanan- God meets us in the whole range of our human experience.
Pup Morgan is a radical surfer. His dad, Mad Dog Morgan, is a surfing legend. Pup plus school, and Dad plus his job, just don't add up to happy times. One day they break out, and it's six weeks of full-on surfing and the ultimate in surfaris.
A debutante's missing body, murder most foul, and weird spectrallights in the fog make for a thrilling gas light-era tale of mystery and detection. In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light.
"A pleasure to listen to"
Drug lords, missing millionaires, corrupt cops… just another day for Carpenter and Quincannon Detective Services. Two missing bodies and two separate investigations take Carpenter and Quincannon from the heights above San Francisco Bay to the depths of Chinatown's opium dens. For John Quincannon, this is a first: searching a Chinatown opium den for his client's husband, missing in the middle of a brewing tong war set to ignite over the stolen corpse of Bing Ah Kee.
Can the true identity of the Sherlock Holmes imposter be revealed at last? Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity who keeps showing up with a frustrating - though admittedly useful - knack for solving difficult cases.
When mega insurance group HIH sank in March 2001, posting losses of $5.3 billion, it was Australia's biggest ever corporate collapse. Overnight, professional indemnity and public liability insurances were priced out of reach. Businesses came to a standstill. Doctors, childcare centres, and sports clubs closed their doors. Thousands of ordinary people found that their policies and unpaid claims were worthless. Yet the warning signals had been flashing for many months.
When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention. The questions her partner John Quincannon has to unravel are not difficult: Wrixton, a wealthy banker, has met his extortionist's first demand, but the order to pay another $5,000 is too much to face. The banker's real problem is something he doesn't want to reveal.
Mike McColl Jones has heard the words ‘And now here’s…’ 6,000 times and each of those 6,000 times tonight show hosts such as Graham Kennedy, Don Lane, Bert Newton and Steve Vizard have walked into shot and spoken words written for them by Mike. Few people are more qualified to write this history of Australian Tonight shows.In a career spanning decades, Mike has been a creator of television’s funniest moments on-screen and an insider off-screen.
Lennie's great-grandfather played for the Cheetahs. So did his grandfather. So did his dad. They're footy legends.