This considerably expanded third edition of The Christmas Encyclopedia (2001) adds 281 new entries, bringing the total number of Christmas topics to more than 760. Continuing in the format of the previous editions, a wide variety of subjects are included: individual carols and songs; historical events at Christmastime; popular Christmas symbols; Christmas plants, place names, and stamps; and celebrations in countries around the world, including the origins of some of the most cherished traditions in the United States. Unique to this work is its emphasis on Christmas as depicted in the popular media, with entries covering literary works such as Call Me Mrs. Miracle and Silver Bells, classic television series such as Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie, motion pictures such as Arthur Christmas and Santa Clause 3, and television specials expressing holiday themes.
A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man, Sketches by Boz, Mudfog Papers, Reprinted Pieces, Pearl-Fishing, Christmas Stories, Child's Dream of a Star, Holiday Romance…
Author: Charles Dickens
This carefully crafted ebook: “CHARLES DICKENS – The Complete Short Stories: 190+ Christmas Tales, Social Sketches, Tales for Children & Other Stories (Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Christmas Novellas A Christmas Carol The Chimes The Cricket on the Hearth The Battle of Life The Haunted Man Short Story Collections Sketches by Boz Sketches of Young Gentlemen Sketches of Young Couples Master Humphrey' Clock Reprinted Pieces The Mudfog Papers Pearl-Fishing (First Series) Pearl-Fishing (Second Series) Christmas Stories Other Stories Children's Books Child's Dream of a Star Holiday Romance Stories About Children Every Child Can Read Criticism Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens The Limitations of Dickens by Henry James The Puzzle of Dickens's Last Plot by Andrew Lang David Copperfield by Virginia Woolf Biographies Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster Dickens' London by M. F. Mansfield Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognized him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity.
From USA TODAY bestselling author Harper Lin: The Emma Wild Mysteries with Recipes. Save 40% and buy the Complete 4-Book Holiday Collection! Fame. Mystery. Romance. From CHRISTMAS to VALENTINE'S DAY. The box set includes FOUR fun novellas at 20,000 words each. Killer Christmas (Book 1) After breaking up with hunky movie star Nick Doyle, superstar singer Emma Wild returns to her hometown for Christmas to get away from it all. In Hartfield, a small town in Ontario, Canada, she gets caught up in a murder case after a fan's drink is poisoned at the Chocoholic Cafe, owned by Emma's sister Mirabelle. Who is the killer and was the drink originally intended for Emma? To add to the chaos, Sterling Matthews is the detective on the case. He'd shattered her heart nine years ago and inspired all her hit singles, but now they must work together to find the murderer before the murderer finds Emma. Includes holiday drink recipes. New Year’s Slay (Book 2) Things are heating up with Emma’s high school sweetheart, the handsome Detective Sterling Matthews, but when her movie star ex, Nick Doyle, comes looking for her with a huge diamond engagement ring, Emma’s world turns upside down. When the owner of The Sweet Dreams Inn is stabbed to death with a chunky knitting needle, Nick is the prime suspect because he is the inn's only guest. Emma and Sterling must work together once again to prove Nick's innocence and find the real killer. Three’s a crowd in this murder case. Will Emma make up her mind between her first love and her Hollywood hunk? Includes special recipes. Death of a Snowman (Book 3) Everything's going well for singer Emma Wild. Taking a break from her crazy celebrity life in Hartfield has been a refreshing change, even if she did have some difficulty choosing between her movie star boyfriend Nick Doyle and her high school sweetheart Detective Sterling Matthews. But she has made up her mind: she knows who she wants to spend the rest of her life with. The mayor of Hartfield asks Emma to perform at the annual Snowman Festival, where there are a plethora of fun activities to cure the townspeople of their winter blues every January. But when the mayor’s two children are kidnapped in broad daylight during the snowman building contest, Emma snaps into detective mode. The only clue she has is a ransom note, which contains a couple of lines from an obscure poet named Harold Winken. She thought she also saw the children talking to a man from the stage when she was performing, but she has no idea who this mysterious man could be. Emma asks Detective Sterling Matthews for help, but he has a new partner, a smart and beautiful brunette named Sandra who only sees Emma as a shallow nuisance. Can Emma solve the case on her own and prove that she’s more than a pretty face. Includes snow cone recipes. Valentine’s Day Victim (Book 4) It looks like superstar singer Emma Wild is going to be single on Valentine’s Day. She’s ignoring all of Detective Sterling Matthew’s calls and evading her promotional duties for her third album release. All she wants to do is sit at home, watch trashy TV shows and eat junk food. But a journalist from Rolling Stone magazine on a tight deadline tracks her down and follows her around town the same time that Emma’s sister Mirabelle invites her to be one of the judges for the town’s annual baking contest. After the contest is over, Emma finds the winner’s dead body in a toilet stall! While Sterling and his partner Sandra arrests a contestant named Cherry, Emma thinks they have the wrong suspect. Can she figure out who it is before the murderer kills someone else? Includes cupcake recipes. keywords: holiday cozy mystery series christmas cozy mystery small town cozy mystery cozy mystery with recipes
Release on 2019-05-22 | by Katie Wyatt,Brenda Clemmons
Author: Katie Wyatt,Brenda Clemmons
Pubpsher: Independently Published
Collin MacDonald has just been dumped. Everyone else at the Outfitters has found love, but not Collin. He's ready for the season to end, to hole up in a cabin on the property and wallow. Until a woman named Connie Shoemaker walks in to the lobby, not even sure why she's there or what she wants to do.Collin offers to take her on an overnight fishing excursion and it is there, up in the mountains, where he finds out that she, too, has just been dumped. Their shared disappointments, hurts, and betrayals are put into perspective as a flash flood endangers both their lives. Can Collin learn to forgive? Does Connie overcome her deep sense of betrayal? Will either of them survive and have a chance to find love again? Collin and Connie must face Mother Nature's wrath before they can even think of moving forward. But can they? Read all the books in CARTWRIGHT WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS brand new clean and wholesome contemporary western romance series By best selling authors Brenda Clemmons with Katie Wyatt Cartwright Wilderness Outfitters Book 1 Comfort Embrace Book 2 The Witness Book 3 Zach's Dilemma Book 4 Yancey's Luck Book 5 Seeking Faith Book 6 Tessa's Hope Book 7 To Love Again Book 8 The Hunted Read all the book by bestselling authors Brenda Clemmons and Katie Wyatt Snowy Mountain Series (9 Book Series) Book 1: Juliana's Journey Book 2: Building Bailey's Book 3: Patricia's Patient Book 4: Hannah's Handyman Book 5: Freeman's Farm Book 6: Writing Romance Book 7: Wendy's Wild Love Book 8: Jesse's Jewel Book 9: Cassie's Cause Christmas Romance In Willow Springs Series Book 1: New Christmas Gift Bells Book 2: New Christmas Dreams Book 3: New Christmas Blessings Book 4: New Christmas Gift Vail Series Book 1: Dresses, Dreams and Cowboy Boots Book 2: The Cowboy Pirate Book 3: The Pony's Tail Ranch Book 4: Lizzy's Freedom Book 5: True Investment Offer Book 6: Tasha's Taste Book 7: Capturing Kirstin Book 8: Jennifer's Journey Mega Box Set Series (11 Box Set Series) By Katie Wyatt, Brenda Clemmons -51 Inspirational Sweet Western Romances Box Set (Mega Box Set Series Book 11 -31 Sweet Inspirational Romances Mail Order Bride & Christmas Box Set: -24 Books Western Women Tales of Love Box Set: Historical Western Mail Order Bride and Contemporary Western Romance -50 Boxset Inspirational Historical Western Romances, Mail Order Bride (Mega Box Set Series Book 8) Brenda Clemmons and Katie Wyatt 's Clean and Wholesome Contemporary Western Romance series is enjoyable for all ages.
My little lioness was not easy to tame. DS Georgia Kentley is hunting down a serial killer hell-bent on revenge in Internationally Bestselling Author, Hanleigh Bradley's romantic suspense series, FATE. When Georgia Kentley breaks up with her long-term boyfriend Darren over Christmas, she really can't wait to return to work on the 27th of December. The excitement dies when she meets her new boss, Walker Trent. DCI Trent is a misogynistic pain in the arse. Being a young police officer, Georgia has met her fair share of men who don't understand that she can hold her own. Every single time she has proven them wrong. Will she be able to prove to Walker Trent just how capable she is or will she get herself into a heap of trouble, danger and chaos? And when chaos ensues who will be there to save her? The FATE Series, A Police Romantic Suspense Complete Series, is the fourth series in the Hanleigh's London Saga. Nothing is wrong with being saved except, usually someone has to risk themeselves to save you. Being rescued is Georgia's worst fear. "WOW!!!!! Hanleigh Bradley certainly got my attention with this one!!! From the very beginning INESCAPABLE FATE had me sitting on the edge of my seat. Her writing style making it so easy and a definite pleasure to read. Moments were tense, funny, dramatic and very very sexy." - Reading is our Satisfaction Search Terms: romantic suspense, romance, contemporary, police drama, police romance, serial killer, thriller, mystery, suspense, female detective, british, new scotland yard, scotland yard, love story, family saga, office romance, work place romance, killer, crime, suspense, murder mystery, strong women, psychological thriller, detective story, police procedural, alpha male cop, sexy, romance ebook, top romance reads, boxset, kidnapping, captive, kidnapped, boss romance, enemies to lovers, new adult, boss, ceo, hot alpha male, sweet, holiday romance, christmas, seasonal, winter, london, hot, instalove, great chemistry, single parent, womens fiction, dual point of view, dual perspective, series, saga, complete series, standalone, novella, chick lit, romantic comedy, tear jerker,
Release on 2019-02-26 | by Katie Wyatt,Brenda Clemmons
Author: Katie Wyatt,Brenda Clemmons
Pubpsher: Cartwright Wilderness Outfitte
Nash must learn to risk his heart again, while Comfort must learn to trust again. Together, the two of them must rely on each other when a near-tragedy puts them both to the test. Nash Cartwright has had enough of death and dying. A military veteran who has survived three combat deployments, he's riddled with guilt and grief that he survived and his buddies didn't. Trying to start over, he opens a new business venture, Cartwright Wilderness Outfitters, a family affair just outside of Cody, Wyoming. Nash gets more than he bargained for when he meets beautiful Comfort Connelly, a young woman who arrives at his counter dealing with her own sorrows. He doesn't need this, Nash thinks. He has his own problems. Unfortunately for him, he's scheduled to take Comfort on an overnight horseback ride into the mountains; a ride that transforms both of them and forces them to deal with their emotions and with the immediate connection between them. Can Nash continue to hide his PTSD not only from his family but from himself? Will Comfort finally emerge from her self-induced retreat from life? Together, can they both face their losses and trust that God will see them through? Read COMFORT EMBRACE, the first book in CARTWRIGHT WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS a brand new clean and wholesome contemporary western romance series By best selling authors Brenda Clemmons with Katie Wyatt Cartwright Wilderness Outfitters Book 1 Comfort Embrace Book 2 The Witness Book 3 Zach's Dilemma Book 4 Yancey's Luck Book 5 Seeking Faith Book 6 Tessa's Hope Book 7 To Love Again Book 8 The Hunted Read all the book by bestselling authors Brenda Clemmons and Katie Wyatt Country Christmas Romance Book 1. Home for Christmas Gift Book 2. Unexpected Gift Book 3. Sweet Gift Book 4. Diamond are a girls best gift Book 5. Surprise Gift Snowy Mountain Series Book 1: Juliana's Journey Book 2: Building Bailey's Book 3: Patricia's Patient Book 4: Hannah's Handyman Book 5: Freeman's Farm Book 6: Writing Romance Book 7: Wendy's Wild Love Book 8: Jesse's Jewel Book 9: Cassie's Cause Christmas Romance In Willow Springs Series Book 1: New Christmas Gift Bells Book 2: New Christmas Dreams Book 3: New Christmas Blessings Book 4: New Christmas Gift Vail Series Book 1: Dresses, Dreams and Cowboy Boots Book 2: The Cowboy Pirate Book 3: The Pony's Tail Ranch Book 4: Lizzy's Freedom Book 5: True Investment Offer Book 6: Tasha's Taste Book 7: Capturing Kirstin Book 8: Jennifer's Journey Mega Box set Collection by bestselling authors Katie Wyatt, Brenda Clemmons - 51 Inspirational Sweet Western Romances Box Set (Mega Box Set Series Book 11 -24 Books Western Women Tales of Love Box Set: Historical Western Mail Order Bride and Contemporary Western Romance -31 Sweet Inspirational Romances Mail Order Bride & Christmas Box Set: Historical Western, Christian Contemporary Collection -50 Boxset Inspirational Historical Western Romances, Mail Order Bride Brenda Clemmons and Katie Wyatt 's Clean and Wholesome Contemporary Western Romance series is enjoyable for all ages.
Samantha Klaussen hates Christmas, living alone and running her family pawn shop in York, Alaska, she doesn’t waste time thinking about what the holidays could be. Instead, she throws herself into work and waits for her opportunity to restore her family’s legacy. When a rough, dirty, and handsome stranger rolls into town one night he changes everything, and she may finally get the chance she’s been waiting for if only she could stand being around him long enough to convince him to see things from her point of view... Luke Summers was cold, wet and in need of a drink when he stumbled into a bar in York, Alaska. A shifter, who doesn’t quite fit in anywhere. He longs for family and acceptance. When a bar fight goes bad he accidentally puts Santa in the hospital, and suddenly everything changes. It’s only a week before Christmas, and now he’s in charge. Some things around the workshop are going to change. If only he could convince the only interesting woman in town that he wasn’t such a bad guy... The clock starts ticking down to the big day, and when things start to get out of hand, Luke and Samantha find themselves, with the help of a few eager elves, forced to work together to save Christmas and possibly find love in the process...
Release on 2018-06-12 | by Katie Wyatt,Brenda Clemmons
Contemporary Western Romance
Author: Katie Wyatt,Brenda Clemmons
Always FREE on Kindle Unlimited Clean and Wholesome Contemporary Western Romance story. Hannah Hart is a child psychologist. She has a dream to open a camp for children with eating disorders. After hunting around, she finds that her parents old farm in Snowy Mountain Colorado is just the place. The only problem is that her sister owns half the farm. The sisters enter into an agreement. If Hannah gets the camp up and running in a little over a month, she can have the farm, if not, it goes to Tracey. Who will get the farm? Will Hannah and her handyman Ethan be able to remodel her parents' house in time? Meet the helpful Dr. Wagner and the slimy Mr. Hutcherson. Come on down to Snowy Mountain and join us at Camp Hart. SNOWY MOUNTAIN SERIES Book 1: Juliana's Journey Book 2: Building Bailey's Book 3: Patricia's Patient Book 4: Hannah's Handyman Book 5: Freeman's Farm Book 6: Writing Romance Book 7: Wendy's Wild Love Book 8: Jesse's Jewel Book 9: Cassie's Cause ..."These are stories of hope, fear, romance, suspense and true love."... Brenda Clemmons and Katie Wyatt's Clean and Wholesome Contemporary Western Romance series is enjoyable for all ages.