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Read It and Weep (Library Lover's Mystery #4)

by Jenn Mckinlay

William Shakespeare is credited with inventing how many words?* Answering Shakespeare trivia comes with the job description for library director Lindsey Norris. <P><P>But when the Briar Creek Community Theater mounts their newest production of the Bard, she has no intention of leaving the stacks for the stage. Unfortunately a villain is waiting in the wings...Former Broadway actress Violet La Rue is holding auditions for A Midsummer Night's Dream--and everyone from the sour spinster librarian Ms. Cole to Lindsey's youthful library pages are trying out for parts. Brought in to play the mischievous Puck is the flirtatious professional actor Robbie Vine, who seems to have eyes for Lindsey. Before her blush has faded, the Bard's dream turns into a nightmare--when one of the cast is poisoned. Now Lindsey and her crafternooners must take center stage to unmask the culprit before the final curtain call...*Over 17,000

Ready for Anything

by David Allen

In his bestselling first book, Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen presented his breakthrough methods to increase efficiency. Now "the personal productivity guru" (Fast Company) shows readers how to increase their ability to work better, not harder--every day. Based on Allen's highly popular e-newsletter, Ready for Anything offers readers 52 ways to immediately clear your head for creativity, focus your attention, create structures that work, and take action to get things moving. With wit, inspiration, and know-how, Allen shows readers how to make things happen--with less effort and stress, and lots more energy, creativity, and effectiveness. Ready for Anything is the perfect book for anyone wanting to work and live at his or her very best.

Rapture in Death (In Death #4)

by Nora Roberts J. D. Robb

They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common--and no obvious reasons for killing themselves.<P><P> Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the deaths suspicious. And her instincts paid off when autopsies revealed small burns on the brains of the victims. Was it a genetic abnormality or a high-tech method of murder? Eve's investigation turned to the provocative world of virtual reality games--where the same techniques used to create joy and desire could also prompt the mind to become the weapon of its own destruction...

Rapture in Death (In Death #4)

by Nora Roberts J. D. Robb

They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common--and no obvious reasons for killing themselves.<P><P> Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the deaths suspicious. And her instincts paid off when autopsies revealed small burns on the brains of the victims. Was it a genetic abnormality or a high-tech method of murder? Eve's investigation turned to the provocative world of virtual reality games--where the same techniques used to create joy and desire could also prompt the mind to become the weapon of its own destruction...

Ralph Compton A Wolf In the Fold

by Ralph Compton David Robbins

Lucius Stark is just about the meanest mongrel in West Texas. But when Stark grows too fond of a woman he is hired to kill in a range war, his client shoots him in the back.<P><P> He is saved by the very ranchers he was paid to eliminate. But when they end up slaughtered, Stark finds himself out to deliver his own brand of vengeance-free of charge.

Ralph Compton West of the Law

by Ralph Compton Joseph A. West

Ordered to head west when a New York gangster puts a price on his head for killing his son, Detective Sergeant John McBride ends up in High Hopes, Colorado-a lawless boomtown where McBride quickly runs afoul of corrupt saloon owner Gamble Trask and his vicious hired guns. <P><P> When beautiful card dealer Shannon Roark asks for his protection, it's high time for one of New York's finest to dole out some frontier justice of his own.

Ralph Compton West of Pecos: A Sundown Rider's Novel

by Ralph Compton David Robbins

Two Civil War veterans-from opposite sides of the conflict-settle on the same land. They must put aside their differences not only for the sake of their families, but in order to fend off a gang of rustlers who want the land for themselves.

Ralph Compton Tucker's Reckoning

by Ralph Compton Matthew P. Mayo

Ever since he lost his wife and daughter, Samuel Tucker has wandered, drunk and bereft of a reason to go on. Now, far from his native Texas in Oregon's Rogue River region, Tucker secretly watches as two men gun down a third. <P><P>After they leave, he takes the dead man's pistol and makes it to the next town. There, he learns the identity of the murdered man: Payton Farraday, a well-liked local rancher--and the second Farraday shot to death within the last two years. He also becomes a suspect in the shooting. But Emma Farraday, the victim's niece, believes in his innocence--and the two must reveal the machinations of some wealthy and powerful men to prove it. If they don't, Emma could lose the ranch and Tucker could lose his life--just when he's found a new reason to live...

Ralph Compton Trail to Cottonwood Falls

by Ralph Compton Dusty Richards

Ed Wright has one last chance to prove himself. The former cowboy and Ranger gets back on the horse to drive a herd of cattle from Texas to Kansas-but must contend with a rival outfit who will stop at nothing to see him fail.

Ralph Compton the Shadow of a Noose

by Ralph Compton Ralph Cotton

Young twins Jed and Tim Strange set out to find their sister, who left home to avenge their father's murder over a year ago. But when they're accused of a murder they didn't commit, they must go on the run to find the true killers.

Ralph Compton the Law and the Lawless

by Ralph Compton David Robbins

When a bunch of ruffians rob a bank in the sleepy town of Alpine, it's only natural for the locals to be alarmed. But this gang and its leader, Cestus Calloway, are not common criminals. <P><P>In fact, Cestus is known as the Robin Hood of the Rockies, distributing his loot to those less fortunate, raining stolen money down on the townsfolk. As if that weren't too good to be true, this gang holds to one important rule: steal but don't kill...All Alpine's Marshal, Boyd Cooper, wants is a nice retirement, not to get a posse together to track outlaws. However, when an altercation leads to the exchange of gunfire and the spilling of outlaw blood, he doesn't have much of a choice. The outlaws fear their reputation might be at stake, so they declare revenge on the tin stars of Alpine. They're mad enough to break their own no kill rule, and Boyd Cooper knows things could end as bloody as they started...

Ralph Compton the Bozeman Trail

by Ralph Compton

James Cason, Duke Faglier, and Revelation Scattergood will drive a herd of cattle from San Antonio, Texas, to the Dakota Territory for one large payoff. But as they head off on the trail that leads through Sioux country, the Civil War rages, gold fever strikes, deadly enemies lurk -- and they're not sure if they can trust one another.

Ralph Compton The Tenderfoot Trail

by Ralph Compton Joseph A. West

The Whoop-Up Trail is two hundred miles of rough terrain between Montana and Canada, littered with spiky brushwood, crawling with clawed and fanged critters of all shapes and sizes, and traversed by hostile Indians and vicious outlaws. But for Luke Garrett-framed for a murder he didn't commit, saddled with five mail-order brides, driving what's left of his cattle herd, and pursued by vigilantes-it's the only chance for survival.

Ralph Compton Stryker's Revenge

by Ralph Compton Joseph A. West

Lieutenant Steve Stryker has a score to settle with Rake Pierce, who's running guns to the Apaches. Pierce left him a scarred man and ruined his life. Now it's payback time...

Ralph Compton Straight to the Noose

by Ralph Compton Marcus Galloway

Mississippi charmer Abner Mason is a professional gambler and a regular on the Delta Jack, a luxurious riverboat. But luck hasn't exactly been going Mason's way.<P><P> After a disastrous loss at the tables, he owes an impossible debt to the most powerful man on the ship: mysterious, ruthless Cam Greeley. And Greeley's willing to do whatever it takes to get his fortune back--even threaten Mason's life. Now Mason has a single night to raise all the funds to pay off his debt by completing whatever ominous jobs Greeley has waiting for him. He just has to make it through alive...

Ralph Compton Straight Shooter

by Ralph Compton Marcus Galloway

Outlaw Wes Cavanaugh knows that crime doesn't always pay--at least not much. That's why he and his partner, Mose, are willing to pay Jimmy Stock for information on a job that's guaranteed to pay off big. <P><P>Jimmy's made a career of selling tips to bandits, but the job he sells Wes--a payroll train about to leave Omaha--requires more than information. It requires a straight shooter who can hit targets from a long distance away...and in the outlaw business, even a straight shooter can't be trusted.

Ralph Compton Showdown At Two-Bit Creek

by Ralph Compton Joseph A. West

Infamous shootist Buck Fletcher heads for Montana's Two-Bit Creek to pay his respects at his parents' graves. <P><P>But what awaits him may land him six feet under as well: an unconscious lady bleeding from a head wound, who may be the victim of a range war brewing in the territory. Buck soon finds himself drawn into the escalating conflict--courted by one side, threatened by the other. What the feuding ranchers don't realize is that Buck's guns aren't for sale--and if anyone gives him trouble, he'll start shooting lead for free...

Ralph Compton Shotgun Charlie

by Ralph Compton Matthew P. Mayo

Big for his age, young and impressionable drifter Charlie Chilton is taken in by the gruff leader of a gang of small-time crooks. <P><P>While Grady Haskell sees something of himself in kindly, wayward Charlie, the ruffian pushes all feelings aside for a potentially big score. When Haskell's bold daylight bank job in prosperous Bakersfield turns bloody, Charlie attempts to thwart the heist--and ends up the only gang member caught alive. Sentenced to swing, Charlie makes a daring escape, determined to track down Haskell and prove his innocence. But with a mysterious marshal and a party of angry townsmen hot on his heels, Charlie must track the killer thieves through a vicious winter storm in the High Sierras--before the seething posse gets the chance to hang him high.

Ralph Compton Rio Largo

by Ralph Compton David Robbins

For years, the Circle T ranch and the D/P ranch have existed in Sweet Grass Valley. Separated by the Rio Largo river, both ranches have managed to prosper-mostly due to the ranch owners Kent Tovey and Dar Pierce, who are the best of friends. <P><P> But all that is about to be challenged. Two new ranch hands are fomenting a cycle of violence between the ranches-with a ruthless gang waiting to pick their bones clean after they destroy one another. One loyal cowboy caught in the carnage knows the truth. And when the Circle T and the D/P can no longer be protected, they must be avenged.

Ralph Compton Rawhide Flat

by Ralph Compton Joseph A. West

U.S. Deputy Marshal Augustus Crane must escort convicted bank robber Judah Welsh to Virginia City. But the townsfolk of Rawhide Flat still want their $30,000 back from Welsh?even if it means taking on Marshal Crane...

Ralph Compton The Palo Duro Trail

by Ralph Compton Jory Sherman

Dagstaff has to drive 4,000 longhorns over a thousand miles up the Palo Duro trail, facing furious storms, Comanches, treacherous rivers-and a hired killer among his drivers.

Ralph Compton Outlaw's Reckoning

by Ralph Compton Marcus Galloway

When bandits Gus McCord and Doyle Hill stumble on the kidnapping of a shipping mogul's daughter, they decide to do the unexpected-the right thing.

The Science of Getting Rich: The Proven mental Program to a Life of Wealth

by Wallace D. Wattles

As featured in the bestselling book The Secret, here is the landmark guide to wealth creation republished with the classic essay "How to Get What You Want."Wallace D. Wattles spent a lifetime considering the laws of success as he found them in the work of the world's great philosophers. <P><P>He then turned his life effort into this simple, slender book - a volume that he vowed could replace libraries of philosophy, spirituality, and self-help for the purpose of attaining one definite goal: a life of prosperity.Wattles describes a definite science of wealth attraction, built on the foundation of one commanding idea: "There is a thinking stuff from which all things are made...A thought, in this substance, produces the thing that is imaged by the thought."In his seventeen short, straight-to-the-point chapters, Wattles shows how to use this idea, how to overcome barriers to its application, and how work with very direct methods that awaken it in your life. He further explains how creation and not competition is the hidden key to wealth attraction, and how your power to get rich uplifts everyone around you.The Science of Getting Rich concludes with Wattle's rare essay "How to Get Want You Want" - a brilliant refresher of his laws of wealth creation.

The Scorpion's Gate

by Richard A. Clarke

Biography I started writing books after a thirty year career in government writing bureaucratic papers. It was quite a shift. Cyber War is my fifth book and my third non-fiction. People often ask which genre do you prefer to write, fiction or non-fiction? They are both a challenge and both are exciting to attempt. Fiction may be the greater challenge, because of the need for imagination, characterization, dialogue, and plot twists.

The Scot and I

by Elizabeth Thornton

After a mysterious woman foils an assassination attempt on the Queen's life, Alex Hepburn, a psychic agent for Her Majesty's Secret Service, recognizes the bold beauty as a conspirator he's been hunting for years.

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