Tales From A Hen Weekend

Author: Olivia Ryan
Publisher: Piatkus Books
ISBN: 9780749938062
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It should be the happiest time of Katie Halliday's life--after four years together she's about to get married to Matt Davenport. They're the perfect couple and her family are determined to give them the perfect wedding. While Matt is off to Prague with the guys, Katie has arranged to spend her last days of freedom in Dublin with her mom, sister, and closest friends. But, fuelled by party games and too much Guinness, some strange secrets start to emerge. Katie's seeing a whole different side to her friends and family. But Katie is keeping some secrets of her own--and perhaps this weekend is not the best time for her to develop a serious case of pre-marital jitters. Especially when a hen night treasure hunt introduces her to Harry who easily wins item 3 on the list: Find a gorgeous man. It should be the happiest time of Katie Halliday's life. If she survives the next 48 hours. A perfect gift for any bride-to-be, this is the first book in the Tales From trilogy, which explores the key defining moments in women's lives

The Stag And Hen Weekend

Author: Mike Gayle
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ISBN: 9781444768558
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A brilliant romantic comedy from number one bestselling author Mike Gayle, author of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A BACHELOR, perfect for anyone who is even thinking of getting married

Stags Hens And Bunnies

Author: Dougie Wallace
Publisher: Dewi Lewis Pub
ISBN: 9781905928118
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A unique and stunning insight into the antics of Britain s Stag and Hen parties in the seaside town of Blackpool."

Tales From The Coop

Author: Sophie McCoy
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ISBN: 9781781768471
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If you enjoyed Chicken Soup for the Soul, then this captivating collection of short stories, poems and anecdotes is for you. Recounting the heartwarming, uplifting and often hilarious experiences of ex-battery hens and their owners, Tales from the Coop is a must-read for anybody who appreciates the bond between pets and the people who love them. From chicken friendships and a hen's love of treats, to the first moving glimpse of freedom from the battery cage, each story is lovingly told by authors whose ex-battery hens truly rule the roost. All profits from the sale of Tales from the Coop will go to the British Hen Welfare Trust and Little Hen Rescue.

Louise The Adventures Of A Chicken

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060755547
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She longed for adventure. So she left her home and ventured out into the wide world. The pleasures and perils she met proved plentiful: marauding pirates on the majestic seas, a ferocious lion under the bright lights of the big top, a mysterious stranger in an exotic and bustling bazaar. Yet in the face of such daunting danger, our heroine . . . She was brave. She was fearless. She was feathered. She was a chicken. A not-so-chicken chicken. Her name?

Fox And Hen Together

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Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
ISBN: 9781592701094
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After Hen entrusts Fox with the egg she has just laid and goes off fishing because there is no food in the house, she returns to find an empty egg shell.

Wheels And Heels

Author: Jaime Samms
Publisher: Stories from the Hen and Hog
ISBN: 9781626497030
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As a teenager, Ira Bedford fled a troubled home life and people who didn't understand his penchant for feminine things. In the city, he fell in with Cedric, who found him work as an underage stripper. It took him years to escape Cedric's influence and try to build a life of his own. Now, he just wants to be left alone to create his art. But Cedric's on-going harassment means Ira had to drop out of art school, is squatting in a friend's apartment, and is still relying on his allure as a sexy, skirt-wearing exotic dancer to pay his bills. Then he meets Jed. Part-time bartender and the apartment building's superintendent, Jed is just the right mix of strong, kind, and protective to pull Ira out of hiding. He also welcomes Ira into his chosen family at the Hen and Hog Pub. But Ira yearns for more. Still, he doesn't dare to hope that Jed will want him and his questionable past, his skirts and high heels, his hang-ups, and the profession he seems unable to escape. But Jed will do anything to prove him wrong.

The Tale Of Despereaux

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763649430
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The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

The Purple Swamp Hen And Other Stories

Author: Penelope Lively
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735222037
Size: 64.31 MB
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A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner. "Lively writes with an astringent blend of sympathy and detachment, emotional wisdom and satiric wit." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, Family Album, and How It All Began, Penelope Lively has captivated readers with her singular blend of wisdom, elegance, and humor. Now, in her first story collection in decades, Lively takes up themes of history, family, and relationships across varied and vividly rendered settings. In the title story, a Mediterranean purple swamp hen chronicles the secrets and scandals of Quintus Pompeius's villa, culminating with his narrow escape from the lava and ash of Vesuvius. "Abroad" captures the low point of an artist couple's tumultuous European road trip, trapped in a remote Spanish farmhouse and forced to paint a family mural and pitch in with chores to pay for repairs to their broken-down car. Other stories reveal friends and lovers in fateful moments of indiscretion, discovery, and even retribution--as in "The Third Wife," when a woman learns her husband is a serial con artist and turns a house-hunting trip into an elaborately staged revenge trap. Each of these delightful stories is elevated by Lively's signature graceful prose and eye for the subtle yet powerfully evocative detail. Wry, charming, and keenly insightful, The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories is a masterful achievement from one of our most beloved writers.