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  • Little chick and mommy cat - Read On
    Annotation Summary Little Chick loves his mommy she has lovely soft fur whiskers that tickle him and a long beautiful tail Little Chick s mommy is a cat and he thinks his one of a kind family is amazing and very special Offering an important lesson about diversity and the many forms of happiness this story will charm children with its illustrations while tackling the subjects of adoption and different

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  • The final detail a Myron Bolitar novel - Read On
    Isn t that the guy whose family owns Lock Horne Securities Yes I interviewed him once When the market plunged He has some long pompous name Windsor Horne Lockwood the third Myron said Right Weird guy She should only know Good looking as all hell Terese continued in that old money country club born with a silver golf club in his hands kinda way As though on cue Win put a hand through the blond locks and smiled You two have something in common Myron said What s that You both think he s good looking as all hell Terese studied Myron s face You re going back There was a hint of apprehension in her voice Myron nodded Win wouldn t have come otherwise She took his hand It was the first tender moment between them in the three weeks since the charity ball That might sound strange lovers alone on an island the sex constant who had never shared a gentle kiss or a light stroke or soft words but their relationship had been about forgetting and surviving two desperate souls standing in the rubble with no interest in trying to rebuild a damn thing Terese had spent most days taking long walks by herself he d spent them sitting on the beach and exercising and sometimes reading They met up for food sleep and sex Other than that they left each other alone to if not heal at least stave off the blood flow He could see that she too had been shattered that some recent tragedy had struck her deep and hard and to the bone But he never asked her what had happened And she never asked him either An unspoken rule of their little folly The yacht stopped and dropped anchor Win stepped down onto a motorized dinghy Myron waited He shifted his feet bracing himself When the dinghy was close enough to the shore Win snapped off the motor My parents Myron called out Win shook his head They re fine Esperanza Slight hesitation She needs your help Win stepped gingerly into the water almost as though he expected it to hold his weight He was dressed in a white button down oxford and Lilly Pulitzer shorts with colors loud enough to repel sharks The Yacht Yuppie His build was on the slight side but his forearms looked like steel snakes coiling beneath the skin Terese stood as Win approached Win admired the view without ogling He was one of the few men Myron knew who could get away with that Breeding He took Terese s hand and smiled They exchanged pleasantries Fake smiles and pointless bandies followed Myron stood frozen not listening Terese excused herself and headed to the house Win carefully watched her saunter away Then he said Quality derrière Would you be referring to me Myron asked Win kept his eyes keenly focused on the er target On television she s always sitting behind that anchor desk he noted One

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  • Seduction of a Highland warrior - Read On
    of Many Legends Though he s handsome and fearless his warrior s heart belongs only to his beloved land until the fair sister of his oldest enemy shatters his defenses branding his skin with a single touch and sealing his fate with one stolen kiss Lady Marjory Mackintosh will do anything to unite the warring clans even seduce Alasdair MacDonald She has loved the rugged Highlander since she first saw

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  • X marks the Scot - Read On
    prize is both the castle of the traitorous earl of Argyll and the earl s half sister Liadain a beautiful healer whom many believe to be a witch Though mightily attracted neither wants the marriage Declan isn t happy to end his wenching ways and Liadain knows it which results in lots of brogue heavy bickering There s also a plan afoot to kill the king and lots of interaction with characters from the first book Some may find the accented dialogue appealing but in many places it slows down the narrative The story is redeemed by Roberts s deft hand at humor and the relationships among Declan Liadain and Declan s many charming relatives Feb c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved Terms of Use Summary An exciting Highland adventure with sensual and compelling romance Amanda Forester author of True Highland Spirit on Temptation in a Kilt He was a Highland Rogue Wicked with a Bow and Just as Wicked with the Ladies Declan MacGregor hadn t a care in the world beyond finding a soft bed and a willing woman until he had to escort Lady LiadainCampbell to the English court The woman needles him at every turn

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  • The long way home the Chesapeake diaries book 6 - Read On
    and Barbara Freethy As the only child of a wealthy investment manager Ellie Chapman has never known anything besides a life of perfect privilege But her years of good fortune come to an abrupt end when her father is exposed for swindling billions of dollars from innocent investors in a massive Ponzi scheme And just like that Ellie loses everything money job home even her fiancé who s jailed as her father s partner in crime With no job prospects on the horizon no cash and her family name in tatters Ellie has only one place to go Sleepy St Dennis Maryland is hardly where Ellie intends to stay however Keeping her identity a secret she plans to sell the house her late mother left her in the small town and use the proceeds to move on with her life Unfortunately her ticket to a new beginning is in dire need of a laundry list of pricey improvements many of which she ll have to do herself And until the house on Bay View Road is fit to be sold the sole place Ellie will be traveling is the hardware store But as the many charms of St Dennis not

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  • The antagonist - Read On
    else with access and hindsight takes over Rank s first person duties Still the pathos and humor brought to a challenging life story will appeal to many readers Jan 25 c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved Library Journal c Copyright 2010 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted What makes a bully tick In the case of Gordon Rankin Rank to his friends the external hulk does not really mirror the inner self who fears his own strength and is reluctant to engage As the adopted son of a saintly mother and an overbearing father Rank was encouraged to use his size and strength to help deal with the teenaged hoodlums who hung around his father s ice cream shop and then to earn a hockey scholarship through his role as an enforcer Years later when a long estranged friend publishes a novel in which the brutish central character is based on a thinly disguised Rank Rank rails at the unjust expropriation of his story In a long series of unanswered emails to his friend he explores his past and the catastrophic incidents that led him to disappear from view VERDICT What begins as a self justification fueled by rage ends as an endearing journey of self discovery and self forgiveness Nominated for Canada s Giller Prize this very human drama laced with humor and insight is strongly recommended Barbara Love Kingston Frontenac P L Kingston ON c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Book list From Booklist Copyright American Library Association Used with permission Forty year old Gordon Rank Rankin discovers that a close friend from university days has used him as a primary character in a novel Infuriated by Adam

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  • The autumn bride - Read On
    Governess Abigail Chantry will do anything to save her sister and two dearest friends from destitution even if it means breaking into an empty mansion in the hope of finding something to sell Instead of treasures though she finds the owner Lady Beatrice Davenham bedridden and neglected Appalled Abby rousts Lady Beatrice s predatory servants and with Lady Beatrice s eager cooperation the four young ladies become her nieces neatly

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  • Old man - Read On
    much younger woman leaving Nate and his mother behind in Alberta Larry divulges that they re heading to Saigon characterizing their junket as a buddy movie where Nate might learn something En route Larry reveals elements of his colorful past to Nate and the pair stop over to visit Larry s strange Vietnam War buddy Tal Ledbetter Once in Vietnam Nate is awed as Larry takes him on a tour of wartime Vietnam that climaxes in a harrowing side trip into the jungle Father and son bond as Larry explains to Nate what being a soldier taught him about manhood and life Nate also has his first date with a girl Jen Dodsworth an Australian tourist visiting Vietnam with her parents Poulson handles heavy material with sophistication and as the excursion winds down his young protagonist learns the hardest truths about love and death Agent Arnold Gosewich Canada Jan c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved Terms of Use Summary Just as summer vacation is about to arrive Nate Huffman s plans are unexpectedly shelved for the most unlikely of reasons the reappearance of his estranged father Not only is the old man back he s got this goofy idea

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