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A Man of His Own

By Susan Wilson
  • Book ID : 1250014379
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 368
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 444
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Rick Stanton was a promising professional baseball player with dreams of playing in the major leagues and starting a family with his young wife, Francesca, when World War II changed everything. Rick returns from the war with his body broken and his dreams shattered. But it was not just body and spirit he sacrificed for the war. He and Francesca volunteered their beloved dog, Pax, for the Army's K-9 Corp, not knowing if they'd ever see him again. Keller Nicholson is the soldier who fought the war with Pax by his side, and the two have the kind of profound bond that can only be forged in war. Pax is the closest Keller has to a sense of family, and he can't bear the thought of returning him to the Stantons. But Rick and Francesca refuse to give him up. Instead, an arrangement is made: Keller will work as Rick's live-in aide. And thus an unlikely family is formed, with steadfast Pax at the center. As they try to build a new life out of the ashes, Keller and Francesca struggle to ignore their growing attraction to each other, and Rick, believing that he can no longer give Francesca what she needs and wants, quietly plans a way out. All three of them need healing. All three of them are lost. And in Susan Wilson's A Man of His Own, Pax, with his unconditional love and unwavering loyalty, may be the only one who can guide them home.

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  • File Pdf: the-simple-case-of-susan.pdf

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The Simple Case of Susan (1908) is a romance novel by Jacques Futrelle. Published at the height of his career as a leading popular detective and science fiction writer, The Simple Case of Susan is unique example in Futrelle’s oeuvre as a lighthearted romantic comedy. Celebrated for his brisk storytelling and mastery of suspense, Jacques Futrelle was lost at sea on April 15, 1912 while returning from Europe on the HMS Titanic. His wife, who survived the disaster, had his last book dedicated to “the heroes of the Titanic.” “This was Susan. Perhaps the stately Mrs. Wetmore described her more tersely when she said she was feather headed. Be that as it may, Susan was Susan—irrevocably, everlastingly, and eternally Susan.” Everyone thinks they know Susan. She was beautiful and free, a desirable young woman in New York’s vibrant social scene. Then she was married, leaving behind her independence for a traditional relationship. When she runs into Dan Wilbur, an old flame, in a shop on Broadway, Susan finds herself reminded of all the men who came before, the broken engagements, disappointments, and near misses that defined her former romantic life. Desperate to leave those days behind, she can’t help feel through Dan’s flirtations a slight pull back to the woman she was, the Susan who lived fast and free. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Jacques Futrelle’s The Simple Case of Susan is a classic of American fiction reimagined for modern readers. The Simple Case of Susan (1908) is a romance novel by Jacques Futrelle. Published at the height of his career as a leading popular detective and science fiction writer, The Simple Case of Susan is unique example in Futrelle’s oeuvre as a lighthearted romantic comedy. Celebrated for his brisk storytelling and mastery of suspense, Jacques Futrelle was lost at sea on April 15, 1912 while returning from Europe on the HMS Titanic. His wife, who survived the disaster, had his last book dedicated to “the heroes of the Titanic.” “This was Susan. Perhaps the stately Mrs. Wetmore described her more tersely when she said she was feather headed. Be that as it may, Susan was Susan—irrevocably, everlastingly, and eternally Susan.” Everyone thinks they know Susan. She was beautiful and free, a desirable young woman in New York’s vibrant social scene. Then she was married, leaving behind her independence for a traditional relationship. When she runs into Dan Wilbur, an old flame, in a shop on Broadway, Susan finds herself reminded of all the men who came before, the broken engagements, disappointments, and near misses that defined her former romantic life. Desperate to leave those days behind, she can’t help feel through Dan’s flirtations a slight pull back to the woman she was, the Susan who lived fast and free. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Jacques Futrelle’s The Simple Case of Susan is a classic of American fiction reimagined for modern readers.

Lomax Freeman, the Essence of a Man

By Denis Gray
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1669825469
  • Pages : 326
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 705
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Book Summary:

Lomax Freeman, a homeless man, lives in a box in Upper West Side of Manhattan. Steven Hart, who works for the New York Times, rents in the Kensington building. Lomax’s box sits outside that apartment. After living in that apartment for a short period, Steve experiences a black man who’s intelligent, sophisticated, kind, and gentle. He wonders how Lomax landed on the streets of New York homeless. He wishes to do a two-part series on Lomax. Once the paper green-lights the feature, Lomax agrees to do the article but with one condition: the tragedy that befell him is off-limits. Eventually, Steve violates the agreement when he, secretively, uncovers Lomax’s full name. Now, the question becomes, Should he include it in the article to expose Lomax’s privacy? Doesn’t he have family, someone from the past who’s in search of Lomax Emmanuel Freeman? Steve’s in a dilemma.

Before We Kiss

By Susan Mallery
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 1460332954
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 201
  • File Pdf: before-we-kiss.pdf

Book Summary:

New York Times bestselling sensation Susan Mallery returns to Fool's Gold, California, where it's true that sometimes you have to kiss a few frogs… Former pro-football kicker Sam Ridge has notoriously bad luck with women—from cheaters to fame chasers. Still, the gorgeous brunette at the bar in Fool's Gold looks harmless—until she takes him home and he discovers a room devoted to securing a man, for life. Dellina Hopkins never guessed that storing gowns from a friend's bridal boutique would chase away her first and only fling. After her parents died, she skipped her "wild youth" to raise her sisters. She doesn't want forever from Sam, but one night—all night—would've been nice. His clean getaway gets messy when his firm hires Dellina to plan an event. As long hours lead to late nights, the two succumb to temptation again. Has Sam's luck finally changed? Or this time, will Dellina be the one to run?

Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew

By Susan Fletcher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Virago
  • Isbn : 0349007624
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 918
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Provence, May 1889. The hospital of Saint-Paul-de Mausole is home to the mentally ill. An old monastery, it sits at the foot of Les Alpilles mountains amongst wheat fields, herbs and olive groves. For years, the fragile have come here and lived quietly, found rest behind the shutters and high, sun-baked walls. Tales of the new arrival - his savagery, his paintings, his copper-red hair - are quick to find the warden's wife. From her small white cottage, Jeanne Trabuc watches him - how he sets his easel amongst the trees, the irises and the fields of wheat, and paints in the heat of the day. Jeanne knows the rules; she knows not to approach the patients at Saint-Paul. But this man - paint-smelling, dirty, troubled and intense - is, she thinks, worth talking to. So ignoring her husband's wishes, the dangers and despite the word mad, Jeanne climbs over the hospital wall. She will find that the painter will change all their lives. Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew is a beautiful novel about the repercussions of longing, of loneliness and of passion for life. But it's also about love - and how it alters over time.

True Stories of the Paranormal: The Complete Collection

By Cindy Parmiter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cindy Parmiter
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 367
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 788
  • File Pdf: true-stories-of-the-paranormal.pdf

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These terrifying true tales include accounts of haunted dwellings, ghost animals, cursed objects, possessed dolls, vengeful spirits who torment the living, cases in which heinous crimes crossed over into the world of the supernatural, encounters with creatures of unknown origin, demonic visitations, guardian angels, harbingers of doom, dreams that foretold the future, a sinister presence that watched over a cemetery in the afterhours, one man's journey into Hell and much, much more. Now that you know what's in store, you need wait no more—your nightmare is about to begin.

WARLOCK'S PLAY: 550+ Supernatural Mysteries, Macabre & Horror Classics

By Mary Shelley,Bram Stoker,Edgar Allan Poe,Henry James,Algernon Blackwood,H. P. Lovecraft,M. R. James,Wilkie Collins,E. F. Benson,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Ambrose Bierce,Arthur Machen,William Hope Hodgson,Arthur Conan Doyle,Grant Allen,Théophile Gautier,Richard Marsh,Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu,Thomas Hardy,Charles Dickens,Rudyard Kipling,Guy de Maupassant,Elizabeth Gaskell,Mark Twain,Daniel Defoe,Jerome K. Jerome,Fitz-James O'Brien,Catherine Crowe,Émile Erckmann,Alexandre Chatrian,Pedro De Alarçon,Walter Hubbell,Amelia B. Edwards,Washington Irving,John Meade Falkner,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,Louisa M. Alcott,Edith Nesbit,Mary Louisa Molesworth,Francis Marion Crawford,John Kendrick Bangs,Gertrude Atherton,J. K. Huysmans,John Buchan,Sabine Baring-Gould,Cleveland Moffett,Louis Tracy,Nikolai Gogol,James Malcolm Rymer,Thomas Peckett Prest,Frederick Marryat,Oscar Wilde,Robert Louis Stevenson,H. G. Wells,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,W. W. Jacobs,H. H. Munro (Saki),Wilhelm Hauff,Mary Elizabeth Braddon,Robert W. Chambers,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,Thomas De Quincey,William Makepeace Thackeray,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Robert E. Howard,David Lindsay,Marie Belloc Lowndes,Edward Bellamy,Jack London,Pliny the Younger,Helena Blavatsky,Fergus Hume,Florence Marryat,Villiers de l'Isle Adam,William Archer,William F. Harvey,Katherine Rickford,Ralph Adams Cram,Leopold Kompert,Brander Matthews,Vincent O'Sullivan,Ellis Parker Butler,A. T. Quiller-Couch,Fiona Macleod,Lafcadio Hearn,William T. Stead,Gambier Bolton,Andrew Jackson Davis,Nizida,Walter F. Prince,Chester Bailey Fernando,Leonard Kip,Frank R. Stockton,Bithia Mary Croker,Catherine L. Pirkis,Leonid Andreyev,Anatole France,Olivia Howard Dunbar,Richard Le Gallienne,Sax Rohmer,Horace Walpole,William Thomas Beckford,Matthew Gregory Lewis,Ann Radcliffe,Jane Austen,John William Polidori,Charlotte Brontë,Emily Brontë,Marjorie Bowen,George W. M. Reynolds,M. P. Shiel,Adelbert von Chamisso,S. Mukerji
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8027247136
  • Pages : 22434
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 439
  • File Pdf: warlock-s-play.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you this unique collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Mortal Immortal… John William Polidori: The Vampyre Bram Stoker: Dracula The Jewel of Seven Stars… Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Marjorie Bowen: Black Magic James Malcolm Rymer & Thomas Peckett Prest: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Black Cat… Henry James: The Turn of the Screw The Ghostly Rental… H. P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror The Shunned House… Algernon Blackwood: The Willows A Haunted Island Ancient Sorceries… Théophile Gautier: Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot Richard Marsh: The Beetle Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles The Silver Hatchet… Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla Uncle Silas… Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho The Italian M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Devil's Spectacles Émile Erckmann & Alexandre Chatrian: The Man-Wolf The Waters of Death… Amelia B. Edwards: Monsieur Maurice The Phantom Coach… Mary E. Wilkins Freeman: The Wind in the Rose-bush The Shadows on the Wall Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan The Terror… William Hope Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire Ralph Adams Cram: Black Spirits and White Grant Allen: The Reverend John Creedy Wilhelm Hauff: The Severed Hand Adelbert von Chamisso: Shadowless Man Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Haunted and the Haunters… Robert E. Howard: Beyond the Black River Devil in Iron People of the Dark David Lindsay: The Haunted Woman Marie Belloc Lowndes: From Out the Vast Deep Edward Bellamy: Dr. Heidenhoff's Process

Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them

By Susan Forward,Joan Torres
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Isbn : 030779766X
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 180
  • File Pdf: men-who-hate-women-and-the-women-who-love-them.pdf

Book Summary:

Is this the way love is supposed to feel? • Does the man you love assume the right to control how you live and behave? • Have you given up important activities or people to keep him happy? • Is he extremely jealous and possessive? • Does he switch from charm to anger without warning? • Does he belittle your opinions, your feelings, or your accomplishments? • Does he withdraw love, money, approval, or sex to punish you? • Does he blame you for everything that goes wrong in the relationship? • Do you find yourself “walking on eggs” and apologizing all the time? If the questions here reveal a familiar pattern, you may be in love with a misogynist — a man who loves you, yet causes you tremendous pain because he acts as if he hates you. In this superb self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward draws on case histories and the voices of men and women trapped in these negative relationships to help you understand your man’s destructive pattern and the part you play in it. She shows how to break the pattern, heal the hurt, regain your self-respect, and either rebuild your relationship or find the courage to love a truly loving man. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Susan Forward's Toxic Parents.

Rust & Stardust

By T. Greenwood
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Isbn : 1250164214
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 470
  • File Pdf: rust-stardust.pdf

Book Summary:

“Greenwood’s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov’s Lolita. Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found myself holding my breath.” —Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You Camden, NJ, 1948. When 11 year-old Sally Horner steals a notebook from the local Woolworth's, she has no way of knowing that 52 year-old Frank LaSalle, fresh out of prison, is watching her, preparing to make his move. Accosting her outside the store, Frank convinces Sally that he’s an FBI agent who can have her arrested in a minute—unless she does as he says. This chilling novel traces the next two harrowing years as Frank mentally and physically assaults Sally while the two of them travel westward from Camden to San Jose, forever altering not only her life, but the lives of her family, friends, and those she meets along the way. Based on the experiences of real-life kidnapping victim Sally Horner and her captor, whose story shocked the nation and inspired Vladimir Nabokov to write his controversial and iconic Lolita, this heart-pounding story by award-winning author T. Greenwood at last gives a voice to Sally herself.