Stars In His Eyes

Author: Martí Gironell
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
ISBN: 9781542040631
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From the fascist Franco regime to Hollywood's glamour--an epic historical novel based on the meteoric rise of one of the world's most celebrated restaurateurs. Ceferino Carrión is desperate for a new life--one of opportunity, fortune, and fame. But he knows he'll never find this life in war-torn Spain. With his home country under the heel of the devastating Franco dictatorship and call-up papers on his doorstep, Cefe knows there's only one thing he can do: run. A new life awaits in America, as does a new name--Jean Leon. From the concrete valleys of the Bronx to the sun-soaked hills of California, Jean crosses paths with legendary superstars, political powerhouses, and dangerous mobsters as he flees his past and pursues his dreams. With friends like Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and James Dean to see him through, Jean soon gets his own taste of stardom, opening his glamourous Beverly Hills restaurant, La Scala, to nightly swarms of celebrities. But with every new adrenaline rush of celebrity, Jean is further distanced from everyone he loves. Only in searching through his ever-receding past in Barcelona can he find the key to unlock the dream life he has risked so much to build.

Sebastian And The Stars In His Eyes Mystery

Author: Christian
Publisher: Aladdin
ISBN: 9780671632540
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Mysterious attacks on Chummy the Wonder Dog lead canine detective Sebastian to go undercover as a stunt performer in the making of Chummy's new movie.

The Stars In His Eyes

Author: Joseph Tantillo
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781544995687
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Is it a blessing from God, or playing God? Joey Todaro was diagnosed with Williams Syndrome at nine months old. When he had risky open heart surgery at 10 months old, his father, Joseph, slept under his crib the night before the procedure. He made a deal with God to allow his baby son to survive. Well, God answered Joseph's prayer. 13 years later, "Joey T" is a happy and energetic little boy who's enjoying family life with his dad, mom (Jill) and three sisters (Grace, Sophia, and Mia). He has the common characteristics and features of a child with Williams Syndrome including some learning challenges, the appearance and height of a much younger boy, and of course the distinctive starburst pattern in his eyes. When an experimental drug is proposed by a doctor who claims he can cure Joey of his symptoms and change his appearance, his father wonders if this could be God answering another prayer. Differing opinions on the safety and morality of the experimental treatment cause a divide between Joey's parents as well as the other families of Williams Syndrome children in their circle. Is this proposed treatment really a once-in-a-lifetime blessing sent from heaven for these families, or is the doctor trying to play God by seeking to change their children?

The Little Cat With Stars In His Eyes

Author: Christopher Evans
Publisher: Austin Macauley
ISBN: 9781528932981
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A little Cat who sleeps all day And never seems to want to play. He just lies around without a care On the warmest bed or the softest chair. But when the sun goes down at the end of the day, The little Cat wakes and slips away. He hurries to a hilltop high, Where he sits beneath the twinkling sky. To watch the stars as they play and chat Means all the world to this little Cat. Returning home at morning's light, Where he sleeps right through until the night. When once again his heart desires, To see the stars...that he so admires.

Under The Stars

Author: Patricia Graves
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595466362
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She's Running from Life Victoria Taylor is a dedicated doctor and her reasons for coming to Colorado are her own. She left Los Angeles to lose herself in the peace and quiet of a small-town practice. But even in her wildest dreams she never imagined that the road to finding peace and quiet would include tangling with the town's most eligible bachelor, Matthew McKenna. He's Running from Love Matthew McKenna is a handsome, headstrong rancher, who loves women but absolutely hates women doctors. So the moment he lays eyes on the lovely, new doctor, he lashes out at her. He's rude, arrogant, and so unfriendly that the fight between them is on. They're Running from Each Other As the sparks fly between Matthew and Victoria, their attraction grows. As their attraction grows, so does their desire to be together. And as their desire grows, so does their struggle not to fall in love.

Before His Eyes

Author: S. Marie
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 9781466903258
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Rusty Garnet, award-winning actor known for his aggressive sex appeal had finally met a woman with whom he could be happy spending the rest of his life with. Elsie was plain and down-to-earth. Hardly the type of woman the tabloids would link to Rusty. As a matter of fact, most men took his self-assuredness as cold. Over time Rusty learned Elsie was hiding a tender heart. They started as friends that grew into something more. Their love was devastated when Elsie had a serious accident. If she survived, she might never be the same again.

Envoys From The Stars

Author: Ian Way
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 145252680X
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Three first-born children are sired by three males from Earth's three great races! Each of these fathers had suffered abduction and bio-genetic surgery by extraterrestrials who appear to be a mix of ancient ancestors to our planet's contemporary peoples. In the interest of Earth's mankind, our progress over thousands of years, has been monitored, believe or not, on a regular basis by these ancient ancestors, but while consistently being horrified by the advent of our countless wars, our advancing technologies, in the alien's minds, have now deemed us to now be approaching the point of starting wars which could result in our total annihilation! Each child, Charles, Chein, and Zuda, has been born with highly advanced alien genes which are programmed to advance in stages towards their maturation whereby they finally will be able to report collectively & accurately at any point whereby mankind's manifest destiny could be ultimately affected! Hence the possibility of an alien intervention!

Falling For The Stars

Author: Ginger Frogel
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499064470
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Alison Newman doesn’t like complicated. Unfortunately, her life is nothing but complicated. From her relentless dirty word of a coworker, Jessica Stanley, to her mildly satisfying office job at New York’s channel nine news station, it seems like she just can’t get a break. To make matters worse, Alison bumps into a mysterious gentleman at her one place of solace, her second job at a busy downtown café. Referring to himself only as T, Alison can’t help but to be drawn to his intriguing character and model-like looks. However, swearing off any notion of love after her myriad of former heart breaks and let downs, Alison is determined to not let this stranger sweep her off her feet. Even if he is utterly irresistible. Just when it seems like Alison has found a balance in her life, Jessica calls it off with heartthrob of the century, singer and song-writer, Trey Carter. Now Alison is thrown into limbo once more when she is detailed the job of interviewing New York’s hottest icon. A job that she absolutely detests, until she meets the handsome idol. After she learns that he is not quite what she expected, can she resist two men? Or will she fall head-over-heels in love with both only to have her heart shattered once again? To Alison, it seems like her life will forever be the one thing she hates most. Complicated.

In The Stars Part Ii Cancer Sagittarius

Author: Debbie McGowan
Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing
ISBN: 1909192368
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“You must learn to look beyond the evidence. It shows only what you wish to believe is real, not what you really wish to believe.” Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love… (Hamlet, Shakespeare) The Circle is in flux. It’s been a hectic six months, and as the friends head into the heat of summer, more trials await that will truly test the bonds of friendship. For whilst a circle may contract and may even at times constrict, it can also expand, accommodate, embrace. And it is always whole. Eternal. Set over a period of six months (July–December), In The Stars Part II continues to explore the day-to-day lives of The Circle—nine friends from high school, now in their late thirties—following them through a year of celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions. In The Stars Part II is Season Five in the Hiding Behind The Couch Series. This book is also available as six separate episodes. The story follows chronologically from In The Stars Part I (Season Four) and Breaking Waves (Novella). It continues in A Midnight Clear (Novella), Red Hot Christmas (Novella) and Two By Two (Season Six). For those readers unfamiliar with the series, In The Stars Part I re-introduces the main characters, so you could pick it up from there and perhaps catch up with the previous books later. * * * * * WARNING: this story contains intimate (moderately explicit) scenes between consenting opposite sex (F/M) adults. * * * * * What readers say about the Hiding Behind The Couch Series: “The remarkable characterisation in these novels is what makes them for me.” “This story reminds me of my favorite movies about friendship and relationships.” “Few authors have explored the depths of longtime friends within a group, or ‘circle’ the way Debbie McGowan has!” “The way the author deals with the complexities and issues in these books is delicate and compassionate, but with a matter-of fact-grit that smacks of reality.”

His Eyes Were Dark He Licked His Lips

Author: Jaosn Fury
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469705389
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In His Eyes Were Dark, He Licked His Lips, a gay murder on Fifth Avenue helps topple President Richard Nixon from the White House. What is the mystery of Kurt James? Wherever he goes, scandal and tragedy follows him. Set against the lush ambiance of the Deep South and the glittering backdrop of Fifth Avenue, Kurt flees North Carolina in 1958 after witnessing the vicious murder of his boyfriend by lawmen. In Manhattan, he nearly drowns in a drug and booze drenched lifestyle as the city's most dazzling callboy. Desperate for stability, he lands a job as tutor/secretary in New York City's most fabulous mansion: Darling Place. He falls in love with both father and son, the ravishing David Darling, powerful Wall Street and confidante to President Richard Nixon, and the swarthy, betroubled Claude. Kurt also battles the psychopathic Mrs. Darling, a would-be feminist whose jealousy borders on insanity. Her violent attempts to physically abuse her adorable little son, Tuffy, are thwarted when Kurt becomes his protector. David is forced to stay in Washington to comfort the President who is embroiled in the Watergate Scandal. Suddenly, the nation is shocked by a grotesque murder in Darling Place and the sensational trial and scandal that follows. It is this astounding scandalof perverted love gone awrywhich helps topple President Nixon from the White Houseand brings tragedy to those left in Darling Place.