All Genviève Mirabelle wanted was her mother's belongings and a place for herself, out from under the watchful eyes of her step-brothers. The Trent Brothers, specifically. Since coming into her life they have had very definite plans for her future, despite her objections. There is only one thing keeping her from seeking her freedom: her mother's missing shipment. Once found, she can live as she wishes, without a gentleman telling her what to do.
"Can't understand the "French" accident. What a waste"
Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have an idea but could use some great insider tips? Well, read on! You see, we know your trip begins before you even book your flight, and this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go and much, much more!
"A great Vienna travel guide"
Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have some idea but could use a treasure trove of great insider tips? Well, read on! You see, we know your trip begins long before you even book the flight, so this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go - and much, much more you'll thank us for!
August 1940 - Chief Inspector Guy Winter has been Fleet Street's favorite detective for over a decade. Dubbed the "Mystery Man" by his friends and enemies alike, for all his fame he cuts a lonely figure at Scotland Yard, where every newspaper story is fresh grist to an already tired mill. Laid low by personal tragedy, there are many who suspect that the great detective's career is over.
"Well scripted and thoroughly enjoyable"
Tavara Tinker leads a double life. By day, a proper Victorian lady. By night, deep in the heart of industrial London, she maintains a research laboratory and a steam-powered factory where she creates the clothes and weapons for a new generation of adventurer.
"This will wake your interest up!"
Faced with a threat half a world away, Tavara finds herself confronting an adversary that has even gotten the attention of Queen Victoria. Tavara must race against the black airship to save the lives of countless innocent people, and Johnathan as well.
Jack Brightwell is home. For years, he's distanced himself from his only love, and sought justice for his murdered shipmates. Now he must take his place as heir to his family's estate, a position he did not think to find himself in. And his mama, the only family he has left, urges him to marry. When he comes across Emily Latimer crying over her cousin's plan to marry her off to a half-wit, Jack sees a solution for them both, even though it risks his heart, and the love he's kept secret.
"It didn't hold my attention..."
Anne Blake, psychiatrist, is good at her job and believes that even the most sick at heart can be cured...or at least saved enough that they can lead a better life.
"A wonderful whodunit"
Featuring royal residences and aristocratic splendors such as Blenheim Palace and Highclere Castle - the setting for Downton Abbey - this wonderful publication delves into the history of some of Britain's most famous historic houses. Secrets of the Manor House provides a fascinating insight into life at these splendid properties down the centuries and profiles the celebrated personalities who have left their mark on these architectural masterpieces.
"Great short overview and introduction to British Royal estates"
Winter's Pearl is set in London in the first months of the Second World War during the period of the so-called 'Phoney War'. It draws us into the complex world of Scotland Yard's most famous detective Guy Winter; the Mystery Man. So named because no other living detective has ever solved as many mysteries as Winter of the Yard. However, the great detective's fame and triumphs have come at a high cost. Who needs enemies when your friends are on somebody else's side?
"Nice introduction to the series"
Andi has always been anxious about her weight and, like many women, thinks that unless she is thin, she has no value. Follow her "misadventures" and see whether this is true or if she'll find there are more important things that makes a person who and what they are.
"A inspirational story"
Gavin Bloom and Alex Moore run an online magazine for an adult market; although each insists it has to be within the limits of not only the law but to their sense of decency. Gavin is on the edge of developing a revolutionary turn for that very magazine, a program that will no doubt secure the business, maybe forever. Amidst the excitement and enjoyment of its success, however, is the mysterious and heinous murder of one of their own.
"A great mystery"
Agency nurse Lynn Crane was delighted when she found employment at an isolated manor house in the Yorkshire countryside, but she quickly realized that all was not as it seemed. As she nursed her VIP patient, Serge Varda, Prince of Estavia, through a mysterious illness, an alarming truth began to emerge. Her employers, Max Ozerov and the sinister Dr. Miros, were planning to wrest control of the country from him.
"Nice to See a Female As The Hero"
When the tide of war flows, many are caught in its wake. Who will gain entry to the city, and who will be forced to remain outside the walls?
"A Terrific Short Story About War and Walls"
In South Africa, the Vaal River divides Theo, the English sugar plantation owner, from Lizzie, the Dutch orphan girl he finds in the Transvaal. When the second war between the Cape Colony and the Boers breaks out, Theo and Lizzie are on opposite sides. Theo is bound to do what Cecil orders, and Lizzie is promised to Louis, the Boer leader. Without his mistress Vala and his friend Harish, all could be lost when Theo crosses the Vaal.
"It might be a perfect afternoon"
In Joseph Stalin's early 1930s Russia, an entire class of people were at risk of exploitation. Valeyria and Alexei Yolkin were members of one such family.
Lucy's perfect world came crashing down around her when she heard those four dreaded words: "I don't love you". Followed by the slamming of the door. Six months later, still in shock and denial, Lucy boarded a plane to go somewhere far away. She needed to be alone, with no memories of Paul. While in Egypt she met Sebastian Steel, whose origin was as potent as his magnetism; he was half English, half Italian, and a successful hotelier in Sharm el Sheikh and Cairo.
Israel is a beautiful country. Discover Israel with amazing facts and pictures. Have you ever wandered what the Holy land looked like. Where the birth place of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam began. Now you can discover Israel today. Do you know what the Crusades were about and why they started? What is going on in Jerusalem. Great for book reports for 4 to 12 year olds.
Desiree leaves her roommate, Elle, to go on a scientific expedition with Theo and Risk. They're drawn into a war for untold riches and an illicit trade that transforms their lives. From the sunny Caribbean to the frozen Thames with London covered in snow to exotic Casablanca, and from ancient palaces to English manor houses, their adventures take them beyond anything they could have expected.
An HP Lovecraft inspired book about a dame who meets a detective who both encounter a legendary town monster.