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The Lighthouse Road

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The story moves back and forth in time from the arrival of Thea from her isolated village in arctic Norway in search of a new life in the near wilderness of a small town and logging camp on the shore of Lake Superior to the travails of her orphaned son, Odd, some twenty years later. When Thea’s aunt and uncle do not meet her boat as planned, she’s initially left abandoned with no money or prospects and without speaking the language. Befriended by a local businessman and apothecary with secrets of his own, she obtains work as a cook in the nearby logging camp. While living through one of the coldest and threatening winters in memory, she is raped by an itinerant peddler and petty criminal. She delivers the baby in a blinding snowstorm the next fall, attended by her original benefactor and his “daughter” who is also the town’s surgeon and midwife, but she soon dies of childbirth complications. The apothecary, Grimm, takes the infant into his household and the boy is raised more or less by the entire town, eventually growing up under Grimm’s influence to be a fisherman, smuggler for Grimm’s whiskey trade, and a boat builder. Still, he struggles to find himself and to reconcile the loss of his mother, and he becomes increasingly troubled by Grimm’s criminal enterprises and dirty secrets until an unlikely love affair puts everything on a collision course.

16 Lighthouse Road

16 Lighthouse Road Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Debbie Macomber
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ISBN: 0369700554
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16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber Summary

Welcome to Cedar Cove, where the extraordinary bonds that hold family and friends together are only the beginning. Only from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Family court judge Olivia Lockhart has seen a lot of couples in her courtroom. Most divorce petitions are open-and-shut, but when Olivia meets a young couple whose grief appears to be overshadowing their love, she makes a controversial ruling that gets everyone in her close-knit hometown talking. Olivia is no stranger to having family and friends weigh in on anything and everything. From her mother, to her best friend, to her daughter, navigating life and love in Cedar Cove has always taken a village. But when new-to-town newspaper editor Jack Griffin takes a personal interest in Olivia’s ruling—and in Olivia herself—she is surprised by just how welcome the attention is. Matters of the heart may be messy, and surprising, and more than a little complicated, but in Cedar Cove, they’re always unforgettable. Previously published.

The Secret of the Lighthouse

The Secret of the Lighthouse Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rick Farren
Editor: Summerland Publishing
ISBN: 0979486378
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The Secret of the Lighthouse by Rick Farren (a sequel to Grandpa and the Pirate) is the tale of 11-year-old Dickey Denton and the secret he uncovers at Rocky Neck Lighthouse. From his Grandpa, Dickey learns the story of a brave and mysterious young woman whose spirit inhabits the lighthouse and the meaning of the bright light in the window. Grandpa produces the woman's journals that relate her fascinating adventures as she traveled the world, and about the man she married who changed her life. Inspired by these stories, Dickey and his friend decide to investigate the lighthouse to see if her spirit really does exist. They eventually muster up their courage, only to be frightened beyond belief by their discovery. Dickey eventually learns the startling truth from his parents regarding the impact the young woman had on their family.

The Lighthouse Keeper's Bride

The Lighthouse Keeper's Bride Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kelly McClymer
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The Lighthouse Keeper's Bride by Kelly McClymer Summary

At long last, Book 8 in the Once Upon a Wedding series has arrived! Raised almost as a sister in a duke's household, Betsy Lawton has let the duchess' love of fairytale endings lead her to believe she has a chance at true love with a man far above her station. Betsy Lawton, the governess' daughter, dares to give her heart to an earl. When he crushes it under his heel to marry according to his family's expectations, she turns her back on England and departs for America, where rank and station are no impediment to her dreams. Not that Betsy desires true love any longer. Instead she will be the mail order bride of a lighthouse keeper. It is the lighthouse she will love, she vows. Matthew Thigpen had always regretted not fighting hard enough to marry the woman he loved, despite her lack of rank and family. But now he needs to find her. The woman he jilted is the only woman who will understand his predicament and keep his daughter safe. Now a widow, Betsy must marry again to keep her job at her beloved lighthouse. Matthew offers her a devil's bargain that will allow her to keep her job at the lighthouse she loves and keep his daughter safe as well. But is his bargain worth the lighthouse, if he breaks her heart all over again?

Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Young People

Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Young People Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Tomlinson,Rudy Gonzalez,Susan Barton
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857005380
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Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Young People by Patrick Tomlinson,Rudy Gonzalez,Susan Barton Summary

Children and young people in care who have been traumatized need a therapeutic environment where they can heal and which meets their emotional and developmental needs. This book provides a model of care for traumatized children and young people, based on theory and practice experience pioneered at the Lighthouse Foundation, Australia. The authors explain the impact of trauma on child development, drawing on psychodynamic, attachment and neurobiological trauma theories. The practical aspects of undertaking therapeutic care are then outlined, covering everything from forming therapeutic relationships to the importance of the home environment and daily routines. The book considers the totality of the child's experience at the individual, group, organization and community levels and argues that attention to all of these is essential if the child is to achieve wellness. Case material from both children and carers are used throughout to illustrate both the impact of trauma and how children have been helped to recovery through therapeutic care. This book will provide anyone caring for traumatized children and young people in a residential setting with both the understanding and the practical knowledge to help children recover. It will be essential reading for managers and decision-makers responsible for looked after children, child care workers such as residential and foster carers, youth workers, social workers, mental health workers and child welfare academics.

A History of Presque Isle

A History of Presque Isle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eugene H. Ware
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475983972
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A History of Presque Isle by Eugene H. Ware Summary

Presque Isle State Park, a peninsula extending seven miles into Lake Erie, attracts four million visitors each year. Since the late 1800s, the park has been an ecological and recreational paradise where visitors can enjoy solitude, reflection, and the wonders of nature. At times strong storms are driven in off of Lake Erie, however, and since 1814, man has been struggling to protect Presque Isle against the forces of nature that constantly cause destruction and erosion on the park. Through extensive research and vintage images gathered from the collections of author Eugene Ware, the Erie County Historical Society, Erie County Public Library, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and various local sources, A History of Presque Isle reflects the history and special aura of the park. It traces the long and rich past of Presque Isle and Erie, Pennsylvania, from the peninsula’s formation in the ice ages to the early 1950s. Through a series of conversations with Joe Root, the legendary hermit who lived in the park from approximately 1880 until nearly 1915, as well as his own personal reflections, Ware provides an unforgettable glimpse into the beauty and majesty of Presque Isle, including what it offers visitors today. A History of Presque Isle documents the history and complete story of a Pennsylvania park known for its ghosts, legends, and gift for influencing visitors to this day.

Men of Iron

Men of Iron Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rocco (Rocky) Moretto,Richard Alber Williams
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465387889
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Men of Iron by Rocco (Rocky) Moretto,Richard Alber Williams Summary

Men of Iron weaves together a combat medics recollections of duty, survival, sacrifi ce and the unique camaraderie forged at frontlines of World War II. The narration encapsulates poignant vignettes from men who served with the highly-decorated 26th Infantry Regiment or the Blue Spaders, illustrating their enduring creed and legacy - No Mission Too Diffi cult, No Sacrifi ce Too Great- Duty First!

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Son

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Son Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dallas Edward Quidley Jr.
Editor: LifeRich Publishing
ISBN: 1489700803
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The Lighthouse Keeper’s Son by Dallas Edward Quidley Jr. Summary

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Son shares a chronological collection of several short stories recalling author Dallas E. Quidley Jr.’s life as the son of a lighthouse keeper. With modern marine safety technology, the lighthouse way of life has slipped away, even though many lighthouses still stand and are open to the public. Recalling his personal experiences, Quidley reveals various aspects of life as a lighthouse keeper. The US Lighthouse Service and the US Coast Guard have historically been foremost in safe marine navigation. The keepers were highly qualified and dedicated mariners—people who were truly the salt of the earth. In Quidley’s family, three generations plus one son tried to live up to that reputation. This collection of personal narratives offers exciting stories of Quidley’s life before and after his time in the lighthouses with his family. Through these stories of events and people, a portrait of a strong, hardworking, Christian and family man emerges. The Lighthouse Keeper’s Son chronicles a life well-lived and the cherished memories of a man who has experienced his life to the fullest.

Guide to Florida Lighthouses

Guide to Florida Lighthouses Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elinor DeWire
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 168334023X
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Guide to Florida Lighthouses by Elinor DeWire Summary

This engaging and colorful guidebook brings alive the many lighthouses of the Sunshine State. Some thirty Florida lighthouses guide ships south from the St. Marys River to the tip of the Keys, then north to Pensacola Bay. They comprise some of Florida's oldest and most historic structures and represent many diverse styles of architecture and daymarks. This new edition of the bestselling Guide to Florida Lighthouses has been updated with expanded profiles of the lighthouses, new travel information, more history, and recent photos.

From Dream To Dice

From Dream To Dice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aron Christensen
Editor: Loose Leaf Stories
ISBN: 1643190482
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From Dream To Dice by Aron Christensen Summary

I’ve written two other books (so far) on my tricks and tools for running table-top role-playing games. But now it’s time to put those tools to the test – making an actual RPG campaign. Right here, right now, on the page. So let’s do this! I’ll start with the seed of a story idea, go through world-building and character creation, then expanding that basic plot out into scenes, combats and crises. This is an up-close, behind the scenes look at how I make a game. Then I’ll run the campaign for my group. The second half of this book details what went right, what went wrong, how I kept the game moving and my friends entertained. From the dream that inspired me to the dice hitting the table, this is how I run an RPG.

8 Sandpiper Way

8 Sandpiper Way Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Debbie Macomber
Editor: MIRA
ISBN: 0369705114
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8 Sandpiper Way by Debbie Macomber Summary

Come back to Cedar Cove once again, where the characters you know and love face new challenges and fresh starts! Book 8 in the beloved series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Pastor Dave and Emily Flemming seem to have the perfect life, so when Emily finds an unfamiliar earring in her husband’s pocket, she’s devastated. He’s a good man and a wonderful father to their two sons. Can their marriage survive the secrets that might be revealed? Pastor Dave must try to clear his name, and the couple will have to learn to trust again. And it’s turning out to be a challenging year for Judge Olivia Lockhart-Griffin. Her health issues are concerning, but with the love and support she needs from her husband, Jack, she’ll continue to soldier on. Spend some time with old friends in the warm and welcoming small town of Cedar Cove! Previously published.

The Manager's Path

The Manager's Path Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Camille Fournier
Editor: \"O\'Reilly Media, Inc.\"
ISBN: 1491973846
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The Manager's Path by Camille Fournier Summary

Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager. From mentoring interns to working with senior staff, you’ll get actionable advice for approaching various obstacles in your path. This book is ideal whether you’re a new manager, a mentor, or a more experienced leader looking for fresh advice. Pick up this book and learn how to become a better manager and leader in your organization. Begin by exploring what you expect from a manager Understand what it takes to be a good mentor, and a good tech lead Learn how to manage individual members while remaining focused on the entire team Understand how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leaders Manage multiple teams and learn how to manage managers Learn how to build and bootstrap a unifying culture in teams

The Druid of Harley Street

The Druid of Harley Street Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E. Graham Howe
Editor: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 158394382X
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The Druid of Harley Street by E. Graham Howe Summary

In early 20th-century Britain, interest in psychoanalysis was high, leading to the formation of the famous Tavistock Clinic in 1920. E. Graham Howe was one of the clinic’s founders and the first to publish articles on psychotherapy. At the same time, he was attacked by the “scientific” psychiatry and psychoanalysis communities because he took concepts derived from spiritual practice and existential phenomenology and applied them to an understanding of psychotherapy. Howe’s writings included more than a dozen books and countless articles on a broad range of subjects from schizophrenia to Asian spiritual practices. Through these works he exerted a profound influence on intellectuals such as R. D. Laing, Alan Watts, and Henry Miller, to name a few. Howe also wrote in a simple and clear style, making his work accessible to the general public. The Druid of Harley Street samples the best of his essays, offering timely insights for followers of Jung, Roberto Assagioli, and Mark Epstein; students of somatic therapies; and spiritual and meditation practitioners. The book also offers a fascinating glimpse of a great mind, the notable people in his life, and the heady times in which he lived. From the Trade Paperback edition.

My Storytelling Guides

My Storytelling Guides Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aron Christensen
Editor: Loose Leaf Stories
ISBN: 1643190512
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My Storytelling Guides by Aron Christensen Summary

- My Guide to RPG Storytelling - I've been role-playing all my life and I've run a lot of well-received campaigns. My players asked me what made my games work and this book is the result. This isn't a rulebook for any gaming system, but it's a how-to for my style of creating memorable NPCs, planning games, and engaging with your players. - Foreword, by Erica Lindquist - On Storytelling - Before the Game - Building Your Story - Running Your Game - Players & Player Characters - Problems - Rules & Mechanics - Setting & NPCs - My Storytelling Guide Companion - My players asked me how I ran my games and what made them work, so I wrote a book. Then they asked for specific examples and ideas, so I wrote another one. This companion to My Guide to RPG Storytelling goes deeper into creating in-game crises, with lists of example scenarios and twists. The second half covers using voices, mannerisms, and archetypes to create NPCs, including some of the most memorable NPCs from my own games and what made them work. - From Dream to Dice - I've written two other books (so far) on my tricks and tools for running table-top role-playing games. But now it's time to put those tools to the test – making an actual RPG campaign. Right here, right now, on the page. So let's do this! I'll start with the seed of a story idea, go through world-building and character creation, then expanding that basic plot out into scenes, combats and crises. This is an up-close, behind the scenes look at how I make a game. Then I'll run the campaign for my group. The second half of this book details what went right, what went wrong, how I kept the game moving and my friends entertained. From the dream that inspired me to the dice hitting the table, this is how I run an RPG.

HALLBOYS

HALLBOYS Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MICHAEL DASWICK
Editor: PLAYA CHICA PRESS
ISBN: 1513650890
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HALLBOYS by MICHAEL DASWICK Summary

HALLBOYS are six linked short stories about the escapades and dreams of young Chip Rock and his pals, the Hallboys, who grow up in the shabby orphanage known as Boys Hall, in the seedy SoCal beach town of No Palms. Can beautiful motives come from the ugliest settings? They can at Boys Hall. From the chores of scraping seagull poop off the front steps to forever battling the cranky hags at the hated No Palms Women's Club, the Hallboys know all the tricks. Each story mixes humor and humanity while rising to a surprising and memorable ending. They underscore the vivid imagination of children, and their adventures which lead to friendships and bonds that last a lifetime. CHIP ROCK doesn't have a traditional family. As an orphan at BOYS HALL, the wilting orphanage in a sinking SoCal beach town, his 'brothers' are a rag-tag bunch of Hallboys who match wits with the old bats at the Women's Club, fish off the creaking pier, and chase pirates around the ruins of the ancient lighthouse. HALLBOYS shows how shared struggles can build the bonds of friendship -- to forge families and brotherhood. Author Michael Daswick was awarded both of Columbia's finest literary awards, The Bennett Cerf Memorial Prize for Fiction, and the Cornell Woolrich Fellowship for Creative Writing. HALLBOYS is the prequel to the novel, CHIP ROCK and the FAT OLD FART, which describes Chip's heartache and heroics after he's aged out of Boys Hall.

Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales

Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derrick Stone
Editor: CSIRO PUBLISHING
ISBN: 0643106928
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Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales by Derrick Stone Summary

For the first time in a single volume, this book brings together more than 140 of the best walks, tracks or trails in New South Wales, which can be walked by the moderately fit individual. They are located in national parks, coastal parks, state forests, conservation reserves, historic parks and local government and public easements. Other routes follow state highways, minor roads, coastal cliffs, old gold routes, or pass bushranger haunts and back roads linking towns and historical features. Most routes do not require specialist navigation or bushcraft skills, and vary in length from a 45-minute stroll to a 4-day, 65-kilometre camping trip. Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales highlights the best the state has to offer, from an outback ghost town and ancient lake beds, to Australia’s highest mountain, coastal environments and World Heritage rainforests. Easy-to-interpret maps are included to help you navigate, and the book’s size makes it convenient to bring with you on your adventures.

Legacy of the Light

Legacy of the Light Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Todd A. Gipstein
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457503573
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Legacy of the Light by Todd A. Gipstein Summary

"[A] historical thriller about two generations of lighthouse keepers at Race Rock Lighthouse off the shore of New London, Connecticut... The story begins in 1907 and continues in 1938, when the hurricane of the century bears down on this man-made island in the middle of the sea. Those trapped at Race Rock--the keeper, his fiancaee, and a mysterious stranger--must fight the forces of nature and the demons within that threaten to destroy them."--P. [4] of cover.

Moon Pacific Northwest

Moon Pacific Northwest Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Allison Williams
Editor: Moon Travel
ISBN: 1640491635
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Moon Pacific Northwest by Allison Williams Summary

Rugged mountains, wild coastlines, and dense forests coexist with vibrant, diverse cities in one of the wildest corners of North America. Explore the PNW with Moon Pacific Northwest. Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries ranging from two-day getaways to Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver to a two-week Pacific Northwest road trip The best spots for outdoor adventures, including hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, and skiing The top sights and unique experiences: Hike through rain forests and alpine meadows, trek jagged ridges in the Cascade Mountains, or drive along the wild Oregon coast. Learn about the First Nations culture in Vancouver, catch a performance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, or visit Pike Place Market in Seattle. Spot orcas in the San Juan Islands, or head up to Whistler to ski the powdery slopes. Taste world-class cabernets and merlots in wine country, stomp your own grapes during the harvest, and hop your way through local craft breweries. Grab a bite from Portland's famous food trucks, enjoy freshly caught salmon, or stroll along Vancouver's scenic waterfront Expert advice from Seattle local Allison Williams on when to go, where to stay, and where to eat Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and culture Travel tips for international visitors, seniors, families with children, and LGBTQ travelers Full coverage of Seattle, the Cascades, the Olympic Peninsula, the San Juan Islands, Washington Wine Country, Portland, the Willamette Valley, Bend and Central Oregon, the Oregon Coast, Ashland and Southern Oregon, Vancouver, Victoria, and Vancouver Island With Moon Pacific Northwest's expert tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Sticking to one region? Check out Moon Oregon, Moon Washington, or Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island.

Angel's Rest

Angel's Rest Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles Davis
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459248031
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Angel's Rest by Charles Davis Summary

Growing up in Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, eleven-year-old Charlie York lives at the foot of an endless peak called Angel's Rest, a place his momma told him angels rested before coming down to help folks. In 1967 his town was a poor boy's paradise…until a shotgun blast killed Charlie's father and put his mother on trial for murder. For mysterious reasons, his mother entrusts his care to an old black man named Lacy Albert Coe. Lacy tells simple stories about the good and the bad that compose life's sweetest music. But when a reclusive Korean War veteran is linked to his father's death and Lacy is victimized by hate crimes, Charlie hears only silence. It's not until Charlie embarks on a dangerous midnight journey pitting him against his darkest fears that he finally hears his own song playing out.

The Rough Guide to Norway (Travel Guide eBook)

The Rough Guide to Norway (Travel Guide eBook) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rough Guides
Editor: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241308119
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The Rough Guide to Norway (Travel Guide eBook) by Rough Guides Summary

The Rough Guide to Norway is the ultimate travel guide to Scandinavia's most inspiring country. There's stunning photography to inspire you, crystal clear maps to guide you and in-depth coverage on everything from Norway's charmingly laidback cities to the mighty ice-plateaus of Svalbard's artic wilderness. The Rough Guide to Norway will ensure you make the most of your time in Norway, whether you are planning a city-break in style-conscious Oslo, a retreat in a stunningly sited, fjordside hamlet, or an adventurous trip hiking past mountain waterfalls, cross-country skiing or chasing the elusive northern lights. Insider reviews reveal the best places to eat, drink and sleep with something for every budget, whether you want to stay in a remote lighthouse or fisherman's hut, enjoy Bergen's top-notch culinary scene, or have a night out bar-hopping in Norway's buzzing capital city. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Norway.

Firestone

Firestone Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E A Purle
Editor: E A Purle
ISBN: 1802270558
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Firestone by E A Purle Summary

"When all seems dark, I will light the way." On the world of Tellus there are two ways of doing things: the Old Way and the New Way. In the city of Portis-Montis, these two ways and their worlds collide. Hugh Geber is the alchemist at the University of Science and Progression. In a world where everyone follows the family career, he has found himself the last in line to carry the torch. When a meeting with Chancellor Robert James Smithson leaves him with an impossible deadline and two mysterious packages, Hugh is left with no choice but to try and save the family name along with his job. Fate, however, is not on his side, and his world is turned upside-down. Now Hugh must not only fight for his place within the university, but also find out what lies behind the mysterious package before time runs out.

The Golems of Gotham

The Golems of Gotham Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thane Rosenbaum
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062119850
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The Golems of Gotham by Thane Rosenbaum Summary

Many years have passed since Oliver Levin -- a bestselling mystery writer and a lifetime sufferer from blocked emotions -- has given any thought to his parents, Holocaust survivors who committed suicide. But now, after years of uninterrupted literary output, Oliver Levin finds himself blocked as a writer, too. Oliver's fourteen-year-old daughter, Ariel, sets out to free her father from his demons by summoning the ghosts of his parents, but, along the way, the ghosts of Primo Levi, Jerzy Kosinski, and Paul Celan, among others, also materialize in this novel of moral philosophy and unforgettable enchantment.

La Palma ...in a different way! Compact Travel Guide 2020

La Palma ...in a different way! Compact Travel Guide 2020 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrea Müller ENG
Editor: XinXii
ISBN: 3966332205
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La Palma ...in a different way! Compact Travel Guide 2020 by Andrea Müller ENG Summary

The COMPACT travel guide La Palma ...in a different way! 2020 takes you to all the highlights in a photo-free and understandable way with numerous detailed maps and exact information. La Palma, the small Isla Bonita is the greenest and most versatile Canary Island of the archipelago. Start with a detailed described city tour through the capital Santa Cruz de La Palma and let your discoverer heart beat faster. The main shopping street O'Daly leads you along magnificent buildings to the Plaza de España with the towering Iglesia de Salvador. Learn all about the important capital festival at the Bajada de La Virgen Interpretation Centre, which is held in honour of the island's patron saint. Visit the old market hall La Recova and the large island museum Museo Insular. Admire the wooden balconies Balcones Tipicos, which are the symbol of the capital, and take a breath of discovery on Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria in the Museo Barco de la Virgen. In Breña Alta, shop with nuns at the Monasterio El Cister and see how hand-rolled cigars are made at the Museo del Puro Palmero and Puros Artesanos. Bathe on the beautiful lava beaches of the popular town of Los Cancajos and smile at the legendary history of the twin dragon trees of San Isidro. In Villa de Mazo, visit the Corpus Christi Museum Museo Casa Roja, watch ancient Canarian pottery being made at Ceramica El Molino and visit the aboriginal caves Cuevas del Belmaco. At the southern tip you can enjoy fabulous views during a crater hike in the centre of Volcán de San Antonio and meet salt workers in the Salinas de Fuencaliente. Visit the new Centro Reserva Marina next to the Faro de Fuencaliente lighthouse and taste the excellent wines at Bodegas Teneguia. Be sure to visit the Casa Museo del Vino wine museum in Las Manchas, where you can taste and buy all the island wines. The newly opened Caña del Fuego explains the earliest volcanic eruptions on La Palma.

The Four Capitals for Success: a Personal Leadership Guide

The Four Capitals for Success: a Personal Leadership Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Goski Alabi PhD
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1665546360
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The Four Capitals for Success: a Personal Leadership Guide by Goski Alabi PhD Summary

There is no ‘Formula for Success’. Everybody’s life has its own purpose, destination and timing, therefore, no particular path or set of actions should be prescribed for success in life. Some people succeed while others fail. However, successful people do share some skills and abilities in common. The 4 Capitals for Success and Guide for Personal Leadership provides some insights for success based on practical life examples. Using reviews and insights from highly recommended books that have transformed lives, the 4 Capitals of Success, catalogues skills, principles, and practices that can bring meaning and success to your personal life. The 4 Capitals is indeed full of everyday examples that can bring improvement and fulfilment to your life no matter where you are.

Smile Beach Murder

Smile Beach Murder Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alicia Bessette
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593336895
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Smile Beach Murder by Alicia Bessette Summary

From author Alicia Bessette comes an all-new mystery series featuring Callie Padget, a former reporter turned bookshop clerk in the Outer Banks who is pulled into a deadly web of secrets when a mysterious fall at a lighthouse echoes a tragedy from her past. When Callie is laid off from her reporting job, she returns to her hometown of Cattail Island and lands a gig at the local bookstore—the same one where she found comfort after her mother died. In fact, the anniversary of her mother’s infamous death is approaching. Years ago, Teri Padget tumbled from the top of the lighthouse. As islanders are once again gossiping about the tragedy, devastating news strikes: the lighthouse has claimed another victim. Eva Meeks, of Meeks Hardware. The police are calling it suicide, but Callie does not believe Eva jumped any more than she believes her mother did—especially because Callie knows that before her death, Eva had dug up a long-forgotten treasure hunt that could have put a target on Eva’s back. In Callie’s search for answers, she enlists the help of some beloved books and several new friends, including the handsome local martial arts instructor, Toby Dodge. But when another death rocks Cattail Island, Callie must face her fears alone. As she earns enemies in pursuit of the truth, Callie knows she will either uncover the killer or become a victim herself.

Courage After Fire

Courage After Fire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Keith Armstrong,Suzanne Best,Paula Domenici
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 156975277X
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Courage After Fire by Keith Armstrong,Suzanne Best,Paula Domenici Summary

The bravery displayed by our soldiers at war is commonly recognized. However, often forgotten is the courage required by veterans when they return home and suddenly face reintegration into their families, workplaces, and communities. Authored by three mental health professionals with many years of experience counseling veterans, Courage After Fire provides strategies and techniques for this challenging journey home. Courage After Fire offers soldiers and their families a comprehensive guide to dealing with the all-too-common repercussions of combat duty, including posttraumatic stress symptoms, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. It details state-of-the-art treatments for these difficulties and outlines specific ways to improve couple and family relationships. It also offers tips on areas such as rejoining the workforce and reconnecting with children. “A crucial tool for the men and women who have been serving our country so VALIANTLY during these past years.” —Senator Bob Dole, from the foreword “This extraordinary work will help the men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan find the COURAGE to rebuild their lives and be successful.” —Honorable Anthony J. Principi, Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs

The iPhone Photography Book

The iPhone Photography Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Scott Kelby
Editor: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 1681986930
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Learn to take great photos with your iPhone—the camera you always have with you!

Imagine if someone took the same photographic techniques, principles, and tools used by high-end and professional photographers, but applied them to shooting with an iPhone. Imagine the type of images you’d be able to create using those same ideas. Well, finally, somebody has.

The world’s #1 best-selling photography techniques author is about to break all the rules as he shows you how to apply the same techniques today’s top pro photographers use to make stunning images. You’re going to learn exactly how to use these techniques to create images that people will just not believe you could actually take with a phone (but with the quality of the iPhone’s camera, you absolutely can!).

Scott leaves all the techno-speak behind and, instead, treats the whole book as if it were just you and he out on a shoot with your iPhones, using his trademark casual, plain-English writing style to help you unlock the power of your iPhone to make the type of pictures you never thought could be done with a phone. You’ll learn:

    • Which tools to use to make pro-quality portraits in any lighting situation.
    • How to create stunning landscape shots that people will swear you took with an expensive DSLR or mirrorless camera.
    • Proven posing techniques that flatter your subject and make anyone you photograph look their very best in every shot.
    • How to organize and edit your photos like a pro!
    • The pros’ top tips for making amazing shots of everything from flowers to product shots, from food photography to travel shots, and everything in between.

Each page covers a single concept, a single tool, or a trick to take your iPhone photography from snapshots to shots that will make your friends and family say, “Wait…you took this?!”

Runaways on the Inside Passage

Runaways on the Inside Passage Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joe Upton
Editor: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 0882409743
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Runaways on the Inside Passage by Joe Upton Summary

Young readers will thrill to this breathless story of courage and determination set in the Alaska wilderness. Abandoned by their mother in Seattle, thirteen year old twins Annie and David Ross enlist the help of Lars Hansen, an elderly commercial fisherman, to find their father in Alaska. In late November, when most fishing vessels are decommissioned for the winter, the trio sets out from Puget Sound in a forty foot salmon troller for an eight hundred mile journey along the Inside Passage. Pursued by the authorities as runaways, and with Lars's health failing, the three experience one adventure after another as they inch their way North, through terrifying winter storms and frightening encounters with strangers. In the process, Annie and David also make new, lasting friendships and kindle personal reserves of strength that they didn't know existed.

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget (Travel Guide eBook)

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget (Travel Guide eBook) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rough Guides
Editor: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241307694
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The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget has all you need to know for an out-of-this-world trip that won't affect your credit rating. Leave financial woes behind and get to grips with every corner of the continent, from awe-inspiring Stonehenge to the jaw-dropping Sistine Chapel, blissful beaches on Croatia's Brac and cool beers in Budapest's ruin pubs. Handy itineraries will help you decide your route, clear, colour-coded maps let you plan your days and gorgeous photos will have you rearing to go. Combined with in-depth descriptions of all the key sights and painstakingly researched recommendations for the best hostels, hotels, campsites, cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs, The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget reveals the continent in all its glory, without breaking the bank. And if you do feel like splashing out occasionally, "treat yourself" boxes offer inspiration - take a dip in the rooftop pool at Bath's Thermae Spa or track down Wroclaw's most mouthwatering pierogi, for example. Make the most of your European adventure with The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget that includes countries like Albania, Austria, Belgium & Luxembourg, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen

The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Von Arnim
Editor: Good Press
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"The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen" by Elizabeth Von Arnim. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Moon California Camping

Moon California Camping Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Stienstra
Editor: Moon Travel
ISBN: 1640496203
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Moon California Camping by Tom Stienstra Summary

20 million acres of forest, 1,200 miles of coastline, and countless wilderness areas: Your California camping adventure awaits! Find the perfect place to pitch your tent with Moon California Camping. A Campsite for Everyone: A variety of campgrounds and RV parks, from secluded Sierra hike-ins to convenient roadside stopovers, including dog-friendly, family-friendly, and wheelchair accessible options Ratings and Essentials: All campsites are rated on a scenic scale and marked with amenities like restrooms, trailhead access, picnic areas, laundry, piped water, showers, and playgrounds Recreation Highlights: Discover nearby hiking, swimming, fishing, water-skiing, whitewater rafting, hot springs, and options for winter sports Maps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps and detailed driving directions for each campground Skip the Crowds: Moon California Camping contains many secluded spots and campgrounds that aren't available in the state's online reservation system The Top RV and Tent Sites for You: Pick the right campsite for your travel style with lists like "Best for Families," "Scenic Campgrounds," and "Best Island Retreats" Trailhead Access Campgrounds: Find sites that offer access to the John Muir Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and more, plus essential information on hiking Trusted Advice: Expert outdoorsman Tom Stienstra knows his stuff; he's hiked 25,000 miles in and around these campgrounds for over 30 years Helpful resources on Covid-19 and camping in California Tips and Tools: Information on equipment, food and cooking, first aid, and insect protection, plus background on the climate, landscape, and history of the campgrounds Whether you're a veteran or a first-time camper, Moon's comprehensive coverage and trusted advice will have you gearing up for your next adventure. Narrowing your search? Try Moon Northern California Camping. Hitting the road? Check out Moon California Road Trip. About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you. For more inspiration, follow @moonguides on social media.

Seven Days Dead

Seven Days Dead Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Farrow
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1250086590
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During an epic storm in the Gulf of Maine a lone woman races--first by car, then by a life-threatening sea crossing--to the island of Grand Manan. Her father is dying—will she make it in time? Others also venture out into the maelstrom that night, including a mysterious band of men and women who gather on Seven Days Work, the sheer cliff that overlooks the wild sea. A housekeeper, a pastor, and a strange recluse are also wandering about out in the tempest. Who else risks being out in the turbulent black night? And how many murder victims will be revealed at the break of dawn? Such questions will engage retired Montreal detective Émile Cinq-Mars. He and his wife seek shelter from the same storm as they make their way to the island for a rare summer vacation from both his police work and her horse stable. With a mounting death toll, a lengthy list of suspects, and a murder in the deep past that somehow affects the present, Cinq-Mars is drawn into uncovering ancient secrets that have led to murder. When the villainy turns against him, another race ensues, this time to solve the crimes before his visit to the island ends in tragedy. John Farrow's Seven Days Dead continues the Émile Cinq-Mars series of crime novels, which Booklist has called “one of the best series in crime fiction,”; Die Zeit in Germany has suggested it might be the best of all time.

Complete Works of John Steinbeck (illustrated)

Complete Works of John Steinbeck (illustrated) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Steinbeck
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Complete Works of John Steinbeck (illustrated) by John Steinbeck Summary

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. has been called "a giant of American letters”. During his writing career, he authored 33 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. His magnum opus ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ (1939), which epitomises the harrowing events of the Clutch Plague era, stirred widespread sympathy for the plight of migrant workers. Many of Steinbeck's works are set in the Salinas Valley of his childhood and they frequently explore themes of fate and the injustices suffered by their everyman protagonists. Fashioned with rich symbolic structures, they convey archetypal qualities in enduring characters, winning for Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature. The major works of Steinbeck are In Dubious Battle, Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, Travels with Charley.

Galusha the Magnificent

Galusha the Magnificent Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph Crosby Lincoln
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This book is an incredible tale of a shy professor and archeologist, Galusha, who is in need of rest. He finds himself lost in a small town, and as with all small towns, this one has a blend of different personalities and characters. He makes new friends and discovers the perks of living in a community. Galusha gets involved in mending and restoring not things but people's lives in the town. He deals with greed, rigid ideas, and even the supernatural. It is a story of an honest, calm, scholastically brilliant, understated character who is competent in everything except money and practical matters; he is non-aggressive except when it comes to those he values. Considered to be the most humorous and amiable story by Joseph Crosby Lincoln Galusha the Magnificent follows his standard host of colorful characters and striking language. Read the story to find out what makes Galusha magnificent.

Come Morning

Come Morning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pat Warren
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446535656
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After an accident takes the life of her young son, lovely photographer Brianna Morgan retreats to Nantucket to grieve. In the next house, handsome fireman Jeremy Slade is drowning his sorrows in liquor after blaming himself for the death of a young mother. When a brutal hurricane ravages the island and helps them come to terms with their pasts, Brianna and Jeremy must decide whether they can create a beautiful new future together.

Lighthouses for Kids

Lighthouses for Kids Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katherine L. House
Editor: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613740468
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Bringing to life an era when rivers, lakes, and oceans were the nation's highways and lighthouses served as traffic signals and maps, this comprehensive reference provides children with an in-depth history of lighthouses and firsthand stories of the challenges faced by lighthouse keepers. Filled with engaging activities such as learning how to tie a bowline knot and building a model lighthouse, this unique book also includes a field guide to U.S. lighthouses, places to visit, a time line, glossary, websites to explore, and a reading list for further study.

Isabel's Bed

Isabel's Bed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elinor Lipman
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439122044
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When Harriet Mahoney first sees it, Isabel Krug's bed is covered with sheared sheep and littered with celebrity biographies. Unpublished, fortyish, and recently jilted, Harriet has fled Manhattan for Isabel's loudly elegant Cape Cod retreat, where she will ghostwrite The Isabel Krug Story, based on the sexy blond's scandalous tabloid past. Unusually "talented" in the man department ("I give lessons"), Isabel revamps and inspires Harriet as they gear up to tell all, including the tangled history Isabel shares with her odd lodger, Costas. Life according to Isabel is a nonstop soap opera extravaganza, an experience to be swallowed whole -- and the attitude is catching....

Housebroken

Housebroken Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Barbara Leith
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440166358
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The gnarly enigma of sustained love, the nightmares of loss or betrayalthese are the problems examined thematically in Housebroken, instantly pulling us into the complexities of intimacyintimacy which paradoxically repels and attracts. In richly detailed settings ranging from Aegean islands to Australian beaches, these stories deal with conflicted characters, many of whom see themselves as disconnected outsiders, emotionally landlocked or alienated like Molly, a young American expatriatein her heart shes Spanishbut where and what is home? Or the lovesick New England professor out of his depth in a seedy Southern steel town. Others flee danger from within. A Victorian scholar facing unnamed horrors coming after him From Below. Or Roberto, the poetry-quoting drug dealer never able to outrun his sexual obsession. A patriarch whos escaped the Nazis but not his punitive conscience. Life-lessons are learned & unlearned as these lovers and loners weave between hope and disenchantment, isolation and communion. Ultimately, after groping through confusing rituals, contradictory ground rules, each arrives at a revelation which illuminates (if not resolves) the passionate connections & disconnects all of us encounter in our lifelong pilgrimage of the heart.

Earthbound

Earthbound Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rough Guides
Editor: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 1848364687
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Earthbound by Rough Guides Summary

Earthbound: a Rough Guide to the World in Pictures showcases the best in Rough Guides' extensive picture library of stunning travel images. Explore the world over with this definitive photographic guide; from amazing Hindu prayer flags in Nepal to breathtaking views of the Caribbean coast. Earthbound is packed with more than 250 beautiful photographs, reproduced in full colour with GPS coordinates for the location of each image with captions and short essays from local correspondents. The book captures the experience of travel in all its guises from colourful festivals & celebrations and powerful art & amazing architecture to people at work & at play, unveiling the essence of a place, its people, its sights and monuments, its heart and soul. Each image in the book includes a Google QR code, just photograph the code with your mobile phone and be connected to the image location online via Google Maps. Must-have unique world photography for the armchair traveller, photography enthusiast or seasoned adventurer looking for inspiration.

To Catch a Killer

To Catch a Killer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sheryl Scarborough
Editor: Tor Teen
ISBN: 1466885483
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To Catch a Killer by Sheryl Scarborough Summary

“A twisty, cold-case mystery custom made for fans of Sara Shepard, PLL and Veronica Mars! The edge-of-your-seat plot, sinister backstory and smart, brave and irreverent main character made this whodunit unputdownable.”—Justine Magazine In To Catch a Killer, a contemporary mystery by debut author Sheryl Scarborough, a teenage girl uses forensic science to solve the cold-case murder of her mother. Erin Blake has one of those names. A name that is inextricably linked to a grisly crime. As a toddler, Erin survived for three days alongside the corpse of her murdered mother, and the case—which remains unsolved—fascinated a nation. Her father's identity unknown, Erin was taken in by her mother's best friend and has become a relatively normal teen in spite of the looming questions about her past. Fourteen years later, Erin is once again at the center of a brutal homicide when she finds the body of her biology teacher. When questioned by the police, Erin tells almost the whole truth, but never voices her suspicions that her mother's killer has struck again in order to protect the casework she's secretly doing on her own. Inspired by her uncle, an FBI agent, Erin has ramped up her forensic hobby into a full-blown cold-case investigation. This new murder makes her certain she's close to the truth, but when all the evidence starts to point the authorities straight to Erin, she turns to her longtime crush (and fellow suspect) Journey Michaels to help her crack the case before it's too late. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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