As an Amazon Associate we earn commissions from qualifying purchases.
When Nashville reporter Ruth Townsend’s job and marriage both end abruptly, she decides to take an early retirement and focus on reviving her hometown newspaper. While reconnecting with a high school friend over lunch she gets embroiled in a neighborhood death. The sheriff and the victim’s family are convinced that it was suicide and refuse to investigate further. But a shattered teacup and a hidden diary lead Ruth to a very different conclusion.
As she digs deeper, she discovers that even sleepy mountain towns like Thistlewood have secrets waiting to be unearthed. Can Ruth solve the mystery of who killed Edith Morton before she or someone she loves becomes the next obituary in the Thistlewood Star?
When a loved one is harmed, and the system lets you down, what would you do?
John Hayes’ life is perfect. He has a dream job in an exotic land, his career path is on an upward trajectory and at home he has a beautiful wife whom he loves with all his heart.
But one horrible day a brutal incident tears this all away from him and his life is destroyed.
He doesn’t know who is to blame, he doesn’t know what to do, and the police fail to help.
What should he do? Accept things and move on with his life or take action and do what the authorities won’t do for him?
Practical Advice for Investing in Income Property
The Best Selling Book Real Estate: The Sustainable Investment offers advice and stories to make the learning curve a bit less steep and measurably safer – with proven strategies for reaching long-term investment goals by including small income property in your asset allocation. Sustainable investing for sustainable living and a more secure financial future.
• What type of real estate investment is right for you?
• Making leverage actually work for you.
• How and why to get started now.
• What to look for in a partner before you say “I do.”
• An excellent overview of investment basics.
• Pro Forma Property Analysis Sheets inside and online.
• Insightful management lessons from the real world.
• Critical thinking about your investment timing.
• The first real estate book with its own iPhone app to make property analysis mobile and easy.
Cluttered desk? Stuffed closet? Stressed-out life?
Most of us know the weight of too much stuff. We can avoid it for a while, but when it’s time to move house or reorganize, we can’t escape facing our clutter.
Your excess stuff can hold you back and make you sick. Having stuff we don’t use or enjoy is a burden, a waste of money, and importantly, it doesn’t spark joy. If your rooms, closets, and surfaces are filled with clutter, all your unneeded possessions can get in the way of a full experience of life as it was meant to be lived.
MINIMALIST LIVING covers not only techniques for decluttering, but how doing so can fill your newfound space with meaningful and creative activities that add joy to your life and support your goals.
The lives of five strangers will collide because of social media. Some of those new digital connections will be good … others will be terrifying.
You’ll meet Greg, a realtor whose success stems from his Internet savvy. His tweets are re-tweeted a hundred times and thousands follow his blog.
Then there’s Paul, who stumbles on an old crush while Facebooking. Through research of her online habits, he arranges a “chance” meeting so they can fall in Like with each other.
Martin is a cancer survivor with renewed purpose in life thanks to a supportive social media family.
The son of a prominent Cosa Nostra Don, Corrado Guzzi’s life should have been all mapped out. He would be what every other Guzzi man was, too—made, mafia. It’s their way. But when given another choice, the chance to be something more, he takes it. Even if it comes with strings.
It’s there that he might find where he belongs, and Alessio Sorrento. The man who could change his whole life.
This love thing? It should have been easy, but they made it hard. Nothing about a relationship like theirs is simple. Dictated by rules, weighed down with things left unsaid, and already hanging by a frayed thread.
This is what love looks like before, and after.
Before she came along.
And after she was there.
Look out London, there’s a new investigator in town! Harley Hill is a twenty-five year old woman in need of a new identity. Until now she’s been know as many things: Baker, Crazy Cat Lady, Thief, Bandit, The girl dressed like a ninja…
When she’s offered an investigative position at the Silvers Finders Agency, she decides it’s time to go straight. Her first case is to discover why a mysterious object was left behind at a jewelry store break-in. But when it turns into a murder case, Harley will need all her skills to find the killer and uncover the secret of the artifact.
With the help of her new friends, an inquisitive cat, and two sexy men, Harley faces a race against the clock to catch the murderer. If she fails, it won’t just be the job she loses—but her life.
You don’t have to be an expert in the kitchen. You don’t have to waste hours of your life cooking. You can forget about using pans and pots and different cooking techniques. The Instant Pot will do all the hard work for you! You can cook some delightful and healthy Instant Pot meals for all your loved ones and enjoy tasty and healthy meals right away. With your Instant Pot and this cookbook you can cook healthy and hearty meals for your family without wasting hours in the kitchen!
Just get the ingredients needed, take your Instant Pot and start cooking enjoyable fish, meat, poultry and vegetable recipes. All the recipes are easy to cook and the instructions are so easy to follow even kids can handle them! You can be sure that you will love every meal you find here – every recipe was created with love and inspiration.
My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive
What does an undocumented immigrant look like? What kind of family must she come from? How could she get into this country? What is the true price she must pay to remain in the United States?
JULISSA ARCE knows firsthand that the most common, preconceived answers to those questions are sometimes far too simple-and often just plain wrong.
On the surface, Arce’s story reads like a how-to manual for achieving the American dream: growing up in an apartment on the outskirts of San Antonio, she worked tirelessly, achieved academic excellence, and landed a coveted job on Wall Street, complete with a six-figure salary. The level of professional and financial success that she achieved was the very definition of the American dream. But in this brave new memoir, Arce digs deep to reveal the physical, financial, and emotional costs of the stunning secret that she, like many other high-achieving, successful individuals in the United States, had been forced to keep not only from her bosses, but even from her closest friends.
In Sandra Dallas’ novel A Quilt for Christmas, it is 1864 and Eliza Spooner’s husband Will has joined the Kansas volunteers to fight the Confederates, leaving her with their two children and in charge of their home and land. Eliza is confident that he will return home, and she helps pass the months making a special quilt to keep Will warm during his winter in the army. When the unthinkable happens, she takes in a woman and child who have been left alone and made vulnerable by the war, and she finds solace and camaraderie amongst the women of her quilting group. And when she is asked to help hide an escaped slave, she must decide for herself what is right, and who can she can count on to help her.
They could be anyone, anywhere . . . even the person walking by you right now.
The Veritas Project is their code name—but only a handful of people know teens Elijah and Elisha Springfield have been covertly commissioned by the President to investigate strange mysteries that delve into the paranormal and supernatural. Their charge is to find out not only what happened, but why—the veritas (Latin for truth) behind the seemingly impossible phenomena.
Their new assignment: Hangman’s Curse
In Baker, Washington, three popular student athletes lie in an incoherent coma, with loss of muscle coordination, severe paranoia, and hallucinations. It’s whispered that they’re victims of Abel Frye—a curse that’s haunted the school since a student died there in the 1930s. Now the curse is spreading, and students are running scared. The Veritas Project must go undercover to find the truth . . . before it’s too late.
Based on a $100 bet with his boss that he couldn’t write a novel, Harold Robbins penned his first book, Never Love a Stranger. Not only did Robbins win the bet, the novel became a best-seller, was adapted into the classic noir gangster film of the same name starring John Barrymore and Steve McQueen, and launched the career of one of the world’s best-selling authors of all time.
Never Love a Stranger, still considered one of Robbins’ most powerful books, tells the story of Francis “Frankie” Kane, an orphan growing up in the dirty world of New York’s Hell’s Kitchen. After being kicked out of a Catholic orphanage when it is discovered that he is of Jewish descent, a confused and deeply distraught Frankie turns to a life of crime, the only life he knows, and he’s good at it. Frankie quickly makes a name for himself and becomes one of New York’s most dangerous men, ruling the city with an iron fist and indulging in his passion for sex, power and the best things life has to offer—regardless of whether they’re for sale. But Frankie’s childhood friend, Jerry, grows to become an ambitious, tough-as-nails district attorney—determined to bring Frankie down.
With fantastic Victorian-esque design, fast-paced action, and plenty of puzzles to solve, this middle grade mystery is a fun and engaging read for even the most reluctant readers. Warren the 13th is the lone bellhop, valet, groundskeeper, and errand boy of his family’s ancient hotel. The strange, shadowy mansion is full of crooked corridors and mysterious riddles—and it just might be home to a magical treasure known as the All-Seeing Eye. But if Warren is going to find the hidden treasure, he’ll need to solve several other mysteries first: What is the strange creature lurking in the hotel boiler room? Who is the ghostly girl creeping around the garden’s hedge maze? And why is the hotel’s only guest covered in bandages? Full of puzzles, secret codes, outrageous inventions, and hundreds of intricate illustrations, Warren the 13th and The All-Seeing Eye will delight and confound readers of all ages.