In 1989, Eileen Franklin, a young California housewife, claimed to recover a repressed memory of her father killing her playmate 20 years earlier. In a landmark trial, the father was charged and convicted of first-degree murder, based solely on his daughter's testimony. This book chronicles the trial, explores the remarkably dysfunctional Franklin family and delves into the credibility of repressed memories as evidence....
On January 16, 1942, a plane crashed into the side of a mountain southwest of Las Vegas. Aboard the plane were 15 servicemen, but the plane was also carrying one of Hollywood's biggest stars: actress Carole Lombard. Although Lombard's death and her marriage to Gone with the Wind star Clark Gable have overshadowed her career, her untimely death in 1942 cut short the life of one of Hollywood's most prominent stars at the time.
"Although too short ..."
Of all the great cities in the world, few personify their country like New York City. As America's largest city and best known immigration gateway into the country, the Big Apple represents the beauty, diversity and sheer strength of the United States, a global financial center that has enticed people chasing the "American Dream" for centuries.
"Where's the rest of the book?"
Good sex scenes are a must in today's novel, and they don't just happen on their own. There is a structure, a method, and boundaries to be drawn. Whether you want to write for publication or your own enjoyment, whether you want to write sizzling sex scenes for your novel or erotic short stories, you'll find the tools here. This book is about recognizing the sensuality of our bodies, our minds, our lovers, our environment.
A strange man walks up to the customs counter at O'Hare International Airport. He carries a passport, driver's license, papers, all of it looking legit. There's just one thing that causes the customs agent to raise the alarm - the passport and license are from a country that does not and has never existed. Then he vanishes.
The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial events in American history, and political arguments over the war brought about massive cultural changes across the country during the 1960s. The war ultimately fueled the hippie counterculture, and anti-war protests spread across the country on campuses and in the streets. While some protesters spread peace and love, others rioted.
Your Comprehensive Guide to Everything about the Quintessential New York City
Are you looking to travel to New York, but you do not have much of a clue of what to expect from the place? This is the guide which will help you out. In this audiobook, we have offered the much needed details which will help you plan the perfect trips that can help you have a wonderful trip.
If you are wondering as to what are you going to learn from this book, here are some of the different things you will get acquainted with.
Explore New York
In the travel guide to New York City, here are the top things you are going to come across:
When you listen to a travel guide, what is the top thing you desire? Don't we all want to take a glimpse of what are the top sightseeing points in the place? This travel guide has been written with this point in mind when you are going through the travel guide to New York City, you will be able to get a clear idea of which are the places that you must visit in this city.
The Well was conceived during the Orwellian year of 1984, yet instead of heralding Big Brother, it became a boundary-breaking cultural invention that helped change our world.
In these incredibly tough budget times, you would think government agencies would be working extra hard to find ways of doing things more efficiently. Unfortunately, leaders across the world are grabbing the same old playbook: recruitment freezes, travel restrictions, delaying maintenance, and so on. They are not examining the actual work being done; the operations are fundamentally the same.
Psychic adventurer Jacob Koslor's body has been destroyed, hideously hacked to pieces by a bloodthirsty maniac. And his killer is under the power of a terrible evil - a supernatural force that can bend men to its will and make them relive their worst nightmares... fatally.
Thousands of people use ghostwriters, including well-known celebrities, speakers, corporate leaders, government officials, and others. They commonly provide the ghostwriter with some ideas about what to say, and the ghostwriter puts those ideas together into an organized piece of writing. The author or speaker gets to approve whatever is written, and then the writing is presented as his or her own. This book discusses the steps involved in finding and collaborating with a good ghostwriter.
When Jessie steps onto the plane, turning her back with a heaving sigh on her family, she faces an unknown year in a foreign land. What will happen to her? The minute the beautiful, dark-eyed Gypsy children see her, they are drawn to her like a magnet. Walking down rutted cobblestone streets to school every day, Jessie learns valuable lessons of bonded love and transforming pain. This is the memoir of a young Mennonite teacher in a Romanian mission.
It all started with a castle. Yes, the real kind, found in Missouri. On a bluff. Carved from the side of a cliff. With secret passageways, and locked doors and secret, concealed rooms and lots of false walls and panels and cubbyholes. When Jae visited the well-renowned Rothwell Lodge, known as Sedalia Missouri's Castle on the Hill, she was suspicious from the first. Why did Rothwell have so many secret things about the Castle? Why was his wife Hattie a recluse, who died two years after their marriage?
What would happen if an average American homeschooling family decided to visit a church from the Quiet of the Land? Jae never guessed that as soon as she stepped into that strange church service the first Sunday, where the people droned on like bumblebees and the preacher pulled at his beard showing his bottom teeth, that she had just entered the Life She Never Lived. They are so quiet...home-loving people, who keep to themselves.