Download E-books A Fool's Gold Christmas (Fool's Gold, Book 10) PDF

By Susan Mallery

A vintage heartwarming story for the vacations from  New York Times bestselling writer Susan Mallery 

The cheer in Fool's Gold, California, is bringing out the humbug in dancer Evie Stryker. An damage has pressured her to come domestic to her estranged relations. So she will not upload to the awkward state of affairs by way of falling for the charms of her brother's ally, irrespective of how tempting he's. while she's recruited to level the iciness pageant, she vows to do as promised, then circulate on, wherever yet here. 

Jaded attorney Dante Jefferson is being used to town he now calls domestic, however the pounding of little dancers' toes above his workplace is greater than he can take. whilst he confronts their attractive instructor, he is unprepared for his or her searing allure. Evie is his top friend's sister—off-limits except he is prepared to probability his middle. Dante has continually believed that love is risky, yet that was once ahead of he needed to reckon with the magic of a undeniable small city, the place miracles do appear to happen….

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Download E-books A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers PDF

By Xiaolu Guo

Language and love collide during this creative novel of a tender chinese language woman's trip to the West and her makes an attempt to appreciate the language, and the guy, she adores.Zhuang – or “Z,” to tongue-tied foreigners – has come to London to review English, yet reveals herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets an Englishman who adjustments every thing, best her right into a international of self-discovery. She quickly realizes that, within the West, “love” doesn't continuously suggest similar to in China, and that you should examine all of the phrases within the English language and nonetheless now not comprehend your lover. and because the novel progresses with progressively enhancing grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension the entire extra poignant. With glowing wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an totally unique novel approximately id and the cultural divide.

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Download E-books The Grimm Chronicles, Volume 1 (The Grimm Chronicles, Books 1-3) PDF

By Isabella Fontaine

Two hundred years in the past, the Brothers Grimm unleashed their tales upon the realm. actually.

Now the characters of the Grimms' tales stroll between us. With each day that passes, they develop extra evil. they're the Corrupted, and just a hero can cease them.

For 18-year-old Alice Goodenough, that suggests taking necessary day without work from her summer time holiday. as well as volunteering on the neighborhood library, Alice needs to cease the Corrupted who're now actively looking her down. With assistance from her magic pen and her trusty rabbit pal, the area has unexpectedly gotten much more advanced. The Corrupted are far and wide, and in simple terms Alice can see them for what they honestly are.

This e-book includes the 1st three episodes of the seriously acclaimed sequence:

Episode 1: Prince captivating needs to Die!

Alice Goodenough has been selected to be the hot hero, yet no longer prior to present process a attempt to determine if she's worthwhile. Shaken, careworn, Alice discovers that her weapon is a magic fountain pen and
her ammunition is her brain: no matter what she will be able to draw, she will be able to create. With the aid of a rabbit pal, Alice needs to study the methods of the hero and realize the reality approximately her scary desires: who's the bad creature feeding on its sufferers at evening?

Episode 2: fortunately by no means After

Alice's nightmares have all started to develop extra actual. Terrifying man-eating rats are plaguing town of Chicago, and it's as much as Alice to determine how to cease them. yet prior to she will do this, she'll need to face off with a fair extra risky enemy despatched to kill her.

An enemy that has killed heroes sooner than ...

Episode three: Revenge of the fortress Cats

After being rushed to the health facility, Alice Goodenough unearths herself trapped within the worst dream that you can imagine: a terrible monster is searching within the darkness, looking for its subsequent sufferer: Alice. it is going to cease at not anything to kill her.

And that's now not the worst of it. All around the urban, individuals are transforming into extra hooked on citadel Cats, a telephone video game created by way of Grayle integrated. And it's not only a online game. The extra you play, the extra it controls you. quickly, Alice learns that the dwarfs who run Grayle integrated are observing her far and wide she is going, utilizing people to secret agent on her.

There needs to be a disagreement. Sam Grayle and his brothers must be stopped. And Alice goes to want help.

Additional beneficial properties for this detailed version:

- An advent
- targeted "Lost Diaries"
- A behind-the-scenes interview
- a set of unique Grimms' Fairy stories

The Grimm Chronicles is meant for teens elderly thirteen and up. The objective is to supply younger grownup readers with a robust, charismatic younger girl within the position of the hero and supply readers with a good protagonist who makes use of her mind to beat stumbling blocks lifestyles throws in her approach.

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Download E-books The Dirty South PDF

By Alex Wheatle

“One of the main interesting writers of the black city experience.”—The Times (London)

The suggest streets of south London provide little desire for younger black men. promoting medications, however, deals fast cash and recognize. Dennis Huggins reveals himself drawn into the spiral during this robust portrayal of gang life.

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Download E-books Revolver PDF

By Simone Buchholz

È primavera advert Amburgo, ma los angeles giornata comincia male in keeping with l. a. giovane PM Chas Riley. los angeles ballerina di un evening è stata trovata morta vicino al fiume, con una parrucca celeste e senza scalpo. E non è l’unica vittima. Nel quartiere di St. Pauli, patria di marinai, puttane e alternativi, si aggira un killer spietato. Il primo caso del procuratore Chas Riley.

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Download E-books Behind The Silicon Mask PDF

By Eshwar Sundaresan

A techie neighborhood of round 200 Indians stationed in Milwaukee without notice unearths itself less than a siege. On a fateful Friday, a cyclonic snowstorm— large Susan—is breaking wintry weather documents outdoors their home windows. And past, someplace within the inky darkness,a serial killer who objectives immigrants is at the free. An indiscreet television journalist has already trained him that just about the full group is living inside of a 3 block

radius in downtown Milwaukee. younger techies belonging to the community— Partho Sen and Varun Belthangady—are rather lower than possibility. ignorant of this truth, they bring about on as ordinary. Varun needs to carry a very important software program program for his Fortune-500 patron prior to the weekend ends. in the meantime, Partho needs to confront his internal demons to save lots of an important relationships in his existence. they need to care for those pressing wishes, at the same time they care for their rapacious company supplier, an overambitious boss, unpredictable occasions unfolding within the residing rooms and bedrooms in their colleagues—and the results of the main powerful cocktail on this planet. there's one guy who can keep them but from the serial killer—Detective Farley of the Milwaukee Police division. yet will the serial killer turn out too shrewdpermanent even for him?

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Download E-books The Stars That Tremble PDF

By Kate McMurray

Giovanni Boca used to be destined to move down in historical past as an opera legend until eventually a vocal chord harm suddenly ended his profession. Now he teaches voice classes at a prestigious long island urban song institution. in the course of auditions for his summer time opera workshop, he unearths his protégé in fourteen-year-old Emma McPhee. simply as fascinating to Gio is Emma's father Mike, a blue-collar man who runs a company renovating the kitchens and loos of recent York's elite to finance his daughter's dream.

Mike’s companion used to be killed while Emma used to be a child, and Gio mourns the gorgeous voice he'll by no means have back, so dealing with loss is whatever they've got in universal. Their preliminary actual charm quick grows to whatever extra as every one hopes to fill the distance that loss and grief has left in his lifestyles. even if Mike wonders if he can really healthy into Gio's upperclass international, their bond grows improved. Then, difficulty moves from outdoors while the machinations of an unscrupulous degree mom threaten to rip Gio and Mike apart―and damage Emma's shiny future.

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Download E-books My One and Only (Hqn Romance) PDF

By Kristan Higgins

Divorce legal professional Harper James cannot trap a holiday. undesirable adequate that she runs into her ex-hubby, Nick, at her sister's vacation spot marriage ceremony, yet now, by means of a merciless accident, she's being compelled to make a cross-country street journey with him. And her almost-fiancé again at house is not prone to be sympathetic.

Harper can not help that Nick has come blazing again into her lifestyles in all of his frustratingly attractive, beautiful architect glory. yet in Nick's eyes, Harper's regularly been the single. in the event that they can in simple terms get it correct this time, endlessly will be waiting—just round the bend.

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Download E-books Capture the Rainbow (Sedikhan) PDF

By Iris Johansen

From number one New York Times bestselling writer Iris Johansen comes a vintage story of pleasure, possibility, and romance, as humans make a connection so unforeseen and so intimate, it might have results for a lifetime.

Gorgeous Hollywood stunt double Kendra Michaels is vying for the activity of her life—a high-paying, high-risk leap that would transparent the debt on her brother’s clinical money owed. Casey Michaels was once a stuntman himself until eventually a role went tragically improper. Now Kendra is ready to take an analogous likelihood. There’s only one guy status in her approach, a guy whose impossible to resist magnetism seduced her in methods she’d by no means experienced—and by no means prior to surrendered to....

Director Joel Damon will get what he desires. And he desires Kendra. however the explosive allure he feels on the mere sight of her is fullyyt new to him, and it hasn’t disappeared, now not in view that their one unforgettable evening together—and no longer for the reason that Joel stumbled on she wasn’t the skilled starlet he’d wrong her for. Now he’s made up our minds to increase that evening into many extra. yet he’ll need to preserve Kendra alive to do it, no matter if it ruins her occupation. For he has larger plans in brain for her than she ever imagined.

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Download E-books The Pugilist at Rest: Stories PDF

By Thom Jones

Thom Jones made his literary debut within the New Yorker in 1991. inside six months his tales seemed in Harper's, Esquire, Mirabella, tale, Buzz, and within the New Yorker two times extra. "The Pugilist at relaxation" - the name tale from this lovely assortment - took first position in Prize tales 1993: The O. Henry Awards and was once chosen for inclusion in most sensible American brief tales 1992. he's a author of excellent expertise. Jones's tales - no matter if set within the wrestle zones of Vietnam or the brittle social and highbrow milieu of an elite New England university, no matter if recounting the poignant final battles of an alcoholic ex-fighter or the hallucinatory visions of an American wandering misplaced in Bombay within the aftermath of an epileptic fugue - are fueled through a virtually brutal imaginative and prescient of the human situation, in a global with out mercy or redemption. bodily battered, soul-sick, and morally exhausted, Jones's characters are but not able to concede defeat: his tales are infused with the inconceivable grace of the spirit that should cave in, yet can't. For in those awesome items of fiction, it isn't goodness that eventually redeems us, however the heart's illogical resilience, and the ennobling tenacity with which we grasp to one another and to our lives. The book of The Pugilist at relaxation is an enormous literary occasion, heralding the arriving of an electrifying new voice in American fiction, and a author of fabulous intensity and variety. With those 11 tales, Thom Jones takes his position one of the ranks of this country's most crucial authors.

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