Minneapolis restaurateur Jane Lawless is at crossroads. The rough economy has put her plans for a third restaurant on hold, and her long distance romance is on the rocks and quite possibly unsalvageable. Unsure of what to do next, she takes her good friend A. J. Nolan up on his standing offer to take her on as a private investigator.While still in training, her first job seems simple enough. All she had to do is find Annie Archer's stepfather. Jane tracks down a likely match--a man who has made a small fortune in real estate.
In all the coverage of the priestly sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, one story has been left untold: the story of the everyday lives of Catholic priests in America, which remain so little understood as to be a secret, even as one priestly sexual predation after another has come to light.In <i>The Other Side of the Altar</i>, Paul Dinter tells one priest's story--his own--in such a way as to reveal the lives of a generation of priests that spanned two very different eras.
Lulu and Merry's childhood was never ideal, but on the day before Lulu's tenth birthday their father propels them into a nightmare. He's always hungered for the love of the girls' self-obsessed mother; after she throws him out, their troubles turn deadly. Lulu had been warned not let her father in, but when he shows up drunk, he's impossible to ignore. He bullies his way past Lulu, who then listens in horror as her parents struggle.
Using Dan Brown's book as a jumping off point, <i>Inferno Revealed </i>will provide readers of Brown's <i>Inferno </i>with an engaging introduction to Dante and his world. Much like the books on Leonardo that followed the release of the <i>Da Vinci Code</i>, this book will provide readers with more information about the ever-intriguing Dante. Specifically, <i>Inferno Revealed</i> explores how Dante made himself the protagonist of <i>The Divine Comedy,</i> something no other epic poet has done, a move for which the ramifications have not yet been fully explored.
Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateur There have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this book reveals for the first time what they contain.
"A Cadet's Honor: Mark Mallory's Heroism" is a military tale by the iconic author, Upton Sinclair. It gives insight into life as a cadet at West Point.
"Afloat and Ashore: A Sea Tale" by James Fenimore Cooper is a story of a sailor, Miles Wallingford who grows up in the Hudson Valley and runs off to become a sailor.
"A Double Barrelled Detective Story" is a Sherlock Holmes detective novel written by Mark Twain!
"The Bostonians" is a novel by Henry James, that centers around Basil Ransom, a conservative lawyer, and Olive Chancellor, a Boston feminist, who both compete for the attention of Venera Tarrant, a young feminist.
"An International Episode" by Henry James centers around two men who fall in love with two woman when they visit New York.
"Old Fashioned Girl" by Louisa May Alcott is about a 14 year old girl named Polly who left her rural home to live with her friends in the city of Boston. This story explores how different social background affected two girls’ friendships, and how tragedy and poverty can bring people together.
"Almayer's Folly: a story of an Eastern river" is set in the Borneo jungle during the 1880s and centers around the life of the Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store" by Laura Lee Hope is part of "The Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue" series. It is a sweet children's series about the adventures of two young children: Bunny Brown and his sister Sue.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces on Vacation" by Lyman Frank Baum is a story in the "Aunt Jane's Nieces" series. The three nieces, Louise, Elizabeth and Patsy, return to an Upstate New York town for the summer and start a newspaper.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces at Millville" by Lyman Frank Baum is part of the "Aunt Jane's Nieces" series. When Aunt Jane's three nieces Louise, Elizabeth and Patsy move to a small town in Upstate New York for the summer, they end up getting involved in a mystery.
An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad centers around Peter, a poor boy who leaves his home for a better future and becomes the protégé of the wealthy captain, Tom Lingard.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue" by Laura Lee Hope is a sweet children's book about the adventures of two young children: Bunny Brown and his sister Sue.
"Better Dead" by J.M. Barrie is a thrilling novel. Andrew Riach, moves to London after university and struggles to find a job until he meets the president of The Society For Doing Without, which is an organization that exterminates unneeded citizens. Andrew ends up working for this society and danger ensues.
"Behind a Mask; or, a Woman's Power" by Louisa May Alcott is a seductive and romantic classic! When Jean Muir, a modest governess comes to tutor Bella Coventry, the family falls under Jean's charismatic charm. But slowly her secrets start to unravel.
"Jerry of the Islands" by Jack London is an action-packed, must read novel for dog lovers! This novel focuses on an Irish Terrier, Jerry, that was born on an estate in the Solomon Islands and the adventure and danger Jerry ensues when he follows his owner onto the high seas.