An inept sheriff who can’t shoot, ride or spit worth a damn…
Facing the bankruptcy of the family business, J. Barrett Callan accepts his great-great grandfather’s offer to exchange places in time in hopes he can change his future by fixing the past. But if anything, his troubles compound when he ends up in the mining town of Margin, Colorado as an inept sheriff who can’t shoot, ride or spit worth a damn.
There he encounters a “spinster” who serves as the local schoolmarm because the townspeople would never accept her as the doctor she’s trained to be. Will they be able to find a love while working together to keep Margin safe from rampaging miners, crooked investors and a boozy visitor from the future far beyond the 21st century?
As Sir Michael Audley celebrates his marriage to Lucy Graham, his nephew, the barrister Robert Audley, welcomes his old friend George Talboys back to England, after three years of gold prospecting in Australia. George finds out that his wife Helen has died and that his son is under the care of his father in law. After settling the matter of the boy’s guardianship, the Robert and Geroge set off to visit Sir Michael. While at the country manor Audley Court, Lady Audley avoids meeting George, and when the two seek an audience with the new Lady Audley, she makes many excuses to avoid their visit. Shortly thereafter, George disappears during a visit to Audley Court, much to Robert’s consternation. Unwilling to believe that George has simply left suddenly and without notice, Robert begins to look into the circumstances around George’s strange disappearance.
1908… Siberia… A tiny comet rips through Earth’s atmosphere and explodes above the Tunguska region of Siberia, instantly engulfing thousands of square acres of the mostly desolate region. The explosion is heard for hundreds of miles, the light of the comet seen halfway across the globe. Had the comet hit a few hours earlier in a more populated area, millions would have been killed…
A century later, another comet – this one hundreds of times bigger and more powerful – encounters a black hole in deep space and is pushed onto a new, deadly course leading straight to Earth…
A small group of humans – including the President of the United States, a former astronaut and a middle school science teacher – discovers the existence of this potentially deadly comet and keep its existence hidden from the rest of the world.
When the ex-mayor’s putrid body shows up buried in a field outside the town’s ritziest neighborhood, the Monroe Police Department decides it needs help pronto since their chief investigator just landed up in the hospital. Unfortunately, the only ones available are the prickly local private investigator Fox and a clairvoyant out-of-towner named Thayne who clash within the first five minutes. Just as the bodies start to pile up, only the clues from a mysterious child nicknamed ‘Bouncer’ can lead the oddball detective team of Fox & Thayne to the murderer before he sharpens his knife again.
When Ruth Townsend’s job and marriage both end abruptly, she heads home to the mountains for a fresh start. Nine months later, she has a new hobby, good friends, and a potential new romance–but only two dozen subscribers to the weekly newspaper she’s intent on reviving. What she needs is a good mystery…but nothing ever happens in sleepy little Thistlewood.
Then Edith Morton is found dead at the bottom of her staircase. Her son and the sheriff both assume that the old woman jumped, but a shattered teacup and eerie passages from Edith’s diary about a dark-haired boy lead Ruth to believe there’s more to the story. Was Edith simply a victim of dementia, or did someone push her over the edge? Ruth is too curious not to keep digging, but her investigation is unearthing secrets someone spent decades trying to hide.
This is the story of Mavis Harvey and her struggle to figure out who is her date, and who goes on a plate.
ZD1, the first book in the series, ‘Homecoming Junior Year’, introduces Mavis Harvey, a normal, everyday sixteen-year-old ‘girl next door’, who finds herself becoming a zombie. The change is slow, and she doesn’t realize what is taking place. Soon, she has an overwhelming appetite, as well as unnatural cravings for things that are raw and bloody. Since she wants to be careful in regard to her state, she has to resort to some pretty crazy things just to live around others without consuming them, much less smelling them, and the results are comical and off the beaten path, making her predicament funny, and almost addicting to read. Now enjoy the first book in the series.
Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
“For the last two years, I’ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists. For most of my guests, it’s the first time they’ve agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview. This unusual depth has helped make The Tim Ferriss Show the first business/interview podcast to pass 100 million downloads.
“This book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and ‘inside baseball’ you won’t find anywhere else. It also includes new tips from past guests, and life lessons from new ‘guests’ you haven’t met.
“What makes the show different is a relentless focus on actionable details. This is reflected in the questions. For example: What do these people do in the first sixty minutes of each morning? What do their workout routines look like, and why?
Augusten Burroughs’s latest autobiographical offering is a tale many of us can relate to: In our search for true love, we have kissed a few (perhaps dozen) frogs, and dated utterly inappropriate people because they were simply too cute to resist, or really good in…social situations. While it can be painful to ruminate on our own struggles in this regard, reading about Burroughs’s relationship failures (and successes!) is anything but. Lust & Wonder delivers on what you’d expect from the lauded author of Running with Scissors–the kind of wit, profundity, and keen appreciation of the absurd that tempers what could otherwise be cynical subject matter.
In the windswept British seaside town of Ridinghouse Bay, single mom Alice Lake finds a man sitting on a beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, and no idea how he got there. Against her better judgment, she invites him inside.
Meanwhile, in a suburb of London, newlywed Lily Monrose grows anxious when her husband fails to return home from work one night. Soon, she receives even worse news: according to the police, the man she married never even existed.
Twenty-three years earlier, Gray and Kirsty Ross are teenagers on a summer holiday with their parents. The annual trip to Ridinghouse Bay is uneventful, until an enigmatic young man starts paying extra attention to Kirsty. Something about him makes Gray uncomfortable—and it’s not just because he’s a protective older brother.
Beth Venable has seen too much. Witness to a major mob hit, she’s placed in protective custody until the trial. But after her third safe house is riddled with bullets, she goes off-grid to save herself. What the FBI can’t do, her kinfolk will.
The beautiful but forbidding Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky welcome Beth back, dirt roads and rustic shacks a world apart from L.A. But her homecoming—even her blissful reunion with strong, silent Ryal Walker—is made bittersweet by the fight she’s brought to the clan’s doorstep. Hidden in a remote cabin with the man she’s always wanted, Beth begins to dream of a new life: her old one. But after so long, with such dangers stalking her…impossible.
Tegan Lawson has everything she could hope for: an adoring husband, Gabe, and a baby on the way. But suddenly, her life is irreversibly changed when a patch of black ice causes a devastating accident.
Just when Tegan is on the verge of hitting rock bottom, Gabe reminds her of their Jar of Spontaneity, a collection of their dream destinations and experiences. And so begins an extraordinary adventure of a lifetime. From the colorful, bustling markets of Thailand to the rich flavors of Italy to the azure ocean waves in Hawaii, Tegan and Gabe embark on a journey in search of forgiveness and renewal. And as they explore the cultures and beautiful landscapes of these faraway places, they learn that acceptance often comes when we least expect it.
With its manicured lawns, pastel houses, and quiet, tree-lined streets, Willow Ridge seems to be the perfect place for Megan and Tyler Stokes to start a new chapter in their lives together. But soon after settling in, Megan begins to notice cracks in the neighborhood’s bright suburban facade—cracks that reveal a darker secret hidden just beneath the surface.
After an angry encounter with a neighbor takes a horrifying turn, Megan’s waking nightmare truly begins—growing ever more chilling and bizarre with each shocking twist. Suddenly forced to question everything around her, Megan finds herself trapped between the specter of madness and the shadow of something far worse.
Dr. Christiane Northrup’s #1 New York Times bestseller The Wisdom of Menopause has inspired more than a million women with a dramatically new vision of midlife—and will continue to do so for generations to come. As Dr. Northrup has championed, the “change” is not simply a collection of physical symptoms to be “fixed,” but a mind-body revolution that brings the greatest opportunity for growth since adolescence.
The choices a woman makes now—from the quality of her relationships to the quality of her diet—have the power to secure vibrant health and well-being for the rest of her life.
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