Another Place At The Table

Author: Kathy Harrison
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN: 9781585422821
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A foster mom and co-recipient of the Goldie Foster Award describes her experiences with three troubled children whose traumatic experiences caused them to act out in dangerous ways. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

House Of Secrets

Author: Lynda Stacey
Publisher: Choc Lit Limited
ISBN: 1781892911
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A woman struggles to escape her past in a thriller boasting a “fabulous setting, gripping suspense and a masterful hero” (Milly Johnson). Madeleine Frost is finally free. After enduring her boyfriend’s increasingly controlling and bullying behavior, she has finally had enough. For her safety—and that of her young daughter—she is leaving. But where to? With little choice, Maddie ends up at her estranged father’s hotel, where she meets the rough-edged Christopher “Bandit” Lawless—an ex-marine and gamekeeper of the grounds—who hides his own painful past behind a hard exterior. After discovering the diary of a previous landowner, Maddie and Bandit find themselves immersed in the history of the old house, uncovering its secrets, scandals, and tragedies—and the truth about each other. But when Madeleine’s ex shows up, determined to reclaim what he believes is his, Maddie and Bandit will have to stand together and fight for the love they have only just found . . .

Fallen Skies

Author: Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439102007
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Fallen Skies takes readers to post-World War I England in a suspenseful story about the marriage of a wealthy war hero and an aspiring singer he barely knows. Can a family's mannered traditions and cool emotions erase the horrors of war from a young couple's past? Now back in print from New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory, Fallen Skies takes readers to post-World War I England in a suspenseful story about the marriage of a wealthy war hero and an aspiring singer he barely knows. Lily Valance is determined to forget the horrors of the war by throwing herself into the decadent pleasures of the 1920s and pursuing her career as a music hall singer. When she meets Captain Stephen Winters, a decorated veteran, she's immediately drawn to his wealth and status. And Stephen, burdened by his guilt over surviving the Flanders battlefields where so many soldiers perished, sees the possibility of forgetting his anguish in Lily, but his family does not approve. Lily marries Stephen, only to discover that his family's façade of respectability conceals a terrifying combination of repression, jealousy and violence. When Stephen's terrors merge dangerously close with reality, the truth of what took place in the mud and darkness brings him and all who love him to a terrible reckoning.

Queering Christianity Finding A Place At The Table For Lgbtqi Christians

Author: Robert E. Shore-Goss
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829667
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A fascinating read for anyone seeking to understand the conflict between Christianity and LGBTQI individuals, this book is, as its editors proclaim, "a fearlessly wide vision of queer Christians finding a place within Christianity—and claiming their authentic experience and voice."

Uncertain Aims Book Two Of Doubtful Intelligence

Author: Pier Cove Press
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469795264
Size: 40.54 MB
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Men's fiction: sexy espionage in Europe in the 60's before AIDS. Four operators try to mount plots or find a safe place, leading to betrayal, double-cross, money, all blunted by mystified reactions to the meaning of the assassination of Kennedy. The second book of four in the series, Doubtful Intelligence.

My Valley Is Icky Too

Author: Lisa De Niscia
Publisher: Whitepoint Press
ISBN:
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A self imagined free spirit, Janice Huntington endures her days at Suzanne's News Clipping Service sifting through mountains of information on a never ending series of quests for proverbial needles in haystacks. On her own time, she navigates an equally unending series of sexual encounters searching for who knows what. The frantic, lonely routine of her life begins to unravel as a casual inquiry into the fate of the inventor of her favorite form of birth control propels her into a series of adventures involving a wayward priest, a precocious child, and an eccentric balloonist.

Classified As Murder

Author: Miranda James
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101514351
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Librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must catalog a killer in this mystery in the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series. Suspecting that someone is stealing from him, the aging and eccentric James Delacorte wants Charlie to do an inventory on his rare book collection. Soon after they begin, Delacorte is found dead at his desk, leaving Charlie with the bigger task of solving his murder. Immediately Charlie is suspicious of Delacorte’s own family, and relies on the help of Diesel to paw around for clues. The cat and mouse game heats up after a highly valued copy of Edgar Allan Poe’s Tamerlane goes missing and a second murder occurs. Now Charlie and Diesel must solve the case before the killer strikes a third time—and hope curiosity doesn’t kill the cat...