The Old Money Book details how anyone from any background can adopt the values, priorities, and habits of America's upper class in order to live a richer life. This entertaining and informative work reveals for the first time, the core values that shape the discreet - but truly affluent - Old Money way of life. Author Byron Tully then details how old money does it, offering time-tested strategies about everything from clothes and cars to finances and furnishings.
"Funny, precise and inspiring!"
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James is a unique work in American philosophy. This collection of lectures James himself delivered at the dawn of the twentieth century has been a landmark in the development of the philosophical movement of pragmatism.
She was his anchor. He was her home. Gracie Taylor fell in love with Noah Chase on the first day of kindergarten. Gracie was the girl from the wrong side of town. Noah was the town's golden boy. Their families had been at loggerheads since the death of Gracie's mother years ago and as they grew up, they had to risk everything to be together.
"had some good points"
On September 15, 1924, Martha Lum and her older sister, Berda, were barred from attending middle school in Rosedale, Mississippi. The girls were Chinese American and considered by the school to be "colored"; the school was for whites. This event would lead to the first US Supreme Court case to challenge the constitutionality of racial segregation in Southern public schools, an astonishing 30 years before the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.
The average age of entry into prostitution in America is 13-years-old. Forced into a life they never chose, manipulated, abused, and tortured at the hands of the pimps who control them, our country's children are sold on the streets, on the internet, and at truck stops across America every night. They aren't bad kids who made bad choices. They are victims of child sex trafficking. They come from our neighborhoods, our schools, our churches, and sometimes our own homes.
Innocent Angela Bainbridge knows her dreams of a fairy-tale wedding and finding passion in a man's embrace can never come true. So when she's swept into the arms of - and kidnapped by - notorious Lee Raven she's both righteously angry...and curiously captivated. There's something about this brazen outlaw that awakens Angela's desires. She knows any crimes he's committed are for the protection of his family, but Angela realizes that a lifetime together with Lee can never be....
While painting on location in one of the family's fields, Jessie discovers a shoe still on the foot of a dying Native American girl crammed between the hay bales. She whispers to Jessie that her attacker was a cop. Sheriff Russell Bonham, reveals that Amber Reynolds was attacked while on her way to speak to Jessie's family about two missing Thomas Moran masterpieces worth millions.The paintings disappeared nearly 100 years ago from St. Benedict's Mission School.
"Great story, Great narration!"
Do you have a secret? Your life can be redirected in an instant - your deepest wounds healed and your soul encouraged in the knowledge you are passionately loved. Within these powerful pages, the loving story of Eve offers powerful words of reassurance, comfort and healing, inspiring the reader with the necessary confidence to embrace the life journey ahead.
Their marriage merged two of Louisiana's most prominent families. But after five years, Katrine remained untouched in body and heart, her husband unable to fulfill his wish to produce an heir. For the sake of that goal, Giles would allow his wife to be bedded by the noble man who won the annual tournament of champions, a medieval contest held on the grounds of Arcadia, his magnificent estate. The honor fell to Rowan de Blanc, who had his own secret reason for joining the games.
"Good Story. Terrible Narrator"
The Mt. Abrams Mysteries are told in first person by Ellie Rocca, a 50-ish freelance editor of murder mysteries, divorced with two daughters, living in the small, quirky community of Mt. Abrams. A Mother's Day Murder introduced Ellie and her circle of friends as they get drawn into the mystery surrounding the disappearance of one of the local moms. She meets Sam Kinali, the police detective on the case, and they begin a relationship.
"Three Short Stories Not One Book"
Best-selling author James P. Hogan presents a riveting, near-future, high-tech thriller about the rise to power of a third American political party - and the potentially lethal consequences of this rise when a nuclear warhead disappears.
"Thought it was a thriller- nope - a political rant"
Kediil wants only to remain neuter and learn the secrets of herbs from its beloved Mardin. But upon reaching second puberty, Kediil turns female, and is forced to decide between accepting her new role in the family...or something unspeakable.
The last thing Jekun wanted to do was turn neuter. She'd spent her life as a pampered breeder in the caverns of House Sadlan, a female prized for her intelligence and stamina. Changing this late in her life meant... loss. Heartbreak. Work! Can she - it - find a place among the neuters of her House? Or, is there no peace to be found in a new body? A short story of the Jokka.
For years, Elza has gotten by. A divorcee out of culinary school, she started her own little restaurant in the mid-size Hungarian city of Delibab, and she's grown a decent business, cooking quality versions of Hungarian classics and serving them with a smile. But lately her smile has gotten tired. Her loveless affair with her sous-chef has become an irritation. She's getting sick of the same old dishes and the same old customers. And in these nascent years of capitalism, it will take some competition to make her see that her restaurant, and her happiness, are worth fighting for.