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Do It Yourself BookKeeping for Small Businesses

by Michael Collins

This book describes a practical and easy to implement bookkeeping system, that anyone will be able to use without previous knowledge of finance, accounting or book-keeping. It provides a proven methodology that will enable you to: ? Create a simple book-keeping system that anyone can manage ? Create an easy to use system that controls the paperwork ? Calculate VAT liability or VAT refund figures ? Produce key financial figures concerning your business ? Exercise proper financial control over your business ? Reduce year-end accounting fees ? Reduce the stress from dealing with book-keeping and paperwork If you can create a shopping list, then you can create a list of financial transactions and do your own book-keeping. It really is that simple!

Everyday Halogen Family Cookbook

by Sarah Flower

In Sarah Flower's follow-up to her bestselling The Everyday Halogen Oven Cookbook she brings you another 200 delicious and nutritious recipes to cook in your halogen oven. Ideal for families, halogen ovens are energy efficient, portable, space saving, and can cook up to 40% faster than conventional ovens. They also make the perfect one pot cooker.Sarah uses her own halpogen oven every day, whether she's cooking for her family of two boys or having friends round. In this book she shows you how to roast, grill,defrost, steam, bake and brown. She shows you, too, how by using the racks to layer our food you can cook complete meals from start to finish in your halogen. Choose from a lovely family roast with seasonal vegetables, right through to your kids' favourite burger and potato wedges for when they invite friends home for tea.

Halogen One Pot Cooking

by Sarah Flower

In this book, nutritionist Sarah Flower, author of the bestselling Everyday Halogen Oven Cookbook, shows you how to make delicious one pot dishes in your halogen oven, including tasty meals such as:Whole chicken casseroleRoast leg of lamb with roasted vegetablesPan roasted breakfastMushroom and cottage cheese lasagneCreamy fish piePork, apple and cider one potAnd comforting desserts such as Apple and cinnamon cobblerPineapple upside down cakeFrom simple suppers to theperfect roast dinner, this book is a must for halogen lovers.

Property Investment: the essential rules: How to use property to achieve financial freedom and security

by Samantha Collett

This inspirational book contains the guiding principles to help you become a successful property investor. Whether you want to invest in buy-to-let, have a go at some development projects, or take a calculated risk on some speculative opportunities you can succeed if you follow the essential rules in this book. You will discover how to:· Think, act and live like a successful property investor· Develop the skills needed to identify potential opportunities · Undertake buy-to-let and refurbishment projects which make money · Develop the techniques and skills you need to manage the cash flows· Improve your business analysis skills · Enhance your market understanding and improve your service levels to increase your return on investment.Each rule is followed by action points that will direct your investment decision making and increase your confidence.

How To Write Romantic Fiction

by Sophie King

Romantic fiction is one of the most competitive areas for a writer to crack. Whether you?re a beginner or an already-published writer, you?ll find something new here.This book will help you to write novels that both sizzle and sell. You'll learn how to dream up heroes and heroines who breathe (heavily) from the page, plan plots to keep the reader up all night, find a happy ending, which is both surprising and believable - and most importantly get published!

How to Make Perfect Panini

by Catherine Atkinson Elizabeth Atkinson

In just a few minutes a panini press turns a humble sandwich into a mouth watering panini with crisp toasted bread and a hot and flavoursome filling. In this book you will find all manner of classic and contemporary panini from the simplest melted cheese, to more sophisticated multi-layered versions. Whether you want a quick snack, a heartier meal or a dessert there are panini for every occasion.

Top Performance Leadership: A dynamic and achievable new approach to delivering first-class, sustainable results

by Graham Jones

This book challenges conventional leadership thinking and practices and will make a real difference to how you lead. · Deliver top performance which is sustainable· Create an environment where your people can thrive· Transform teams into top performance teams· Understand the motives that drive top performance leaders· Develop the knowhow that underpins top performance leadershipThe book draws on the vast experience and research of its author, Graham Jones, as well as an Editorial Team of senior leaders from business, the third sector, medicine, sport and military. Whether you are new to the role or have a wealth of experience as a leader, the book will challenge and help your thinking and further development.

How To Finance Your Research Project

by Catherine Dawson

Obtaining research funding can be a long, laborious and stressful process. This book helps ease this process by providing practical advice, useful tips and information about funding databases and funding directories. Covering a wide variety of funding sources such as government, industry and charity, it is suitable for researchers in the UK, US, EU and further afield. Learn how to: ? Find relevant sources of funding ? Produce and justify your budget ? Cost your project ? Complete and submit your application form ? Use ethical funding organizations ? Avoid conflict of interest

Sexual Healing: Stories and insights from the therapist`s couch

by Carol Martin-Sperry

Through tales of adultery and addiction, desire and its loss, good sex, bad sex and no sex, sexual power struggles, and childhood abuse this book covers the big questions about sex:· What is the nature of passion and desire· How can we remain faithful in a long-term relationship· What happens to sex when you have a baby· How anxiety and shame are the enemies of pleasure· How anger, blame and guilt put us off sex· How childhood messages turn us towards diverse behaviours and fantasies· How changing gender roles are playing out in the bedroom· How our sexuality develops throughout our lives· How to address sexual difficulties and find healing with sex therapy exercisesWhether we are sexually active or not, our sexuality is a vital part of our being. The variety and complexity of sex and sexuality are richly illustrated in these unique and compelling stories. Illuminated by psychological insights, they can bring informed awareness and healing to the reader.

How To Make Your Own Soap: … in traditional bars, liquid or cream

by Sally Hornsey

This book will guide you through creating your own liquid and bar soap. Design and create bars of soap using traditional methods that incorporate moisturising oils and butters, and make fun and funky glycerine soaps that look almost too fabulous to use. If you prefer liquid soaps then this book also explains how to create liquid and cream soaps from scratch as well as how to design body washes using many of the easily obtainable surfactants. In this book you will discover how to:· Choose soap making ingredients that will be most beneficial for your skin type· Design and create a range of soapy products including hand and body washes· Scent your soaps using essential and fragrance oils· Make glycerine melt and pour soap from scratch· Understand different soap making methods and techniques

How To Write Comedy: Discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms – and make them work

by Tony Kirwood

First you have to come out with a flow of ideas and decide which ones will work. Then you must give them a tight structure, and then write crisp dialogue which builds in constant laughs. This practical but inspirational book guides new and more experienced writers step by step through the process of each comedy genre. It gives space for your creativity to shine as you gradually build your skills.Beginning with sketches, the basic building blocks of comedy, you?ll find how you can quickly create great premises, and then structure them into two-minute slices of hilarity. The same techniques will help you write a string of jokes and one-liners.· A practical guide to comedy as you write it, from creating mindmaps from which to glean your new material, to techniques of structure, characterisation and dialogue which work.· Covers the distinct techniques and mindsets needed by each genre in turn, in the usual progression of a writer?s career - from jokes and sketches to sitcoms.You?ll also learn how to find outlets for your work, from submitting to the BBC to staging your own show or filming comedy for the internet.

The Busy Mum's Plan-ahead Cookbook

by Sarah Flower

Today's families are busy families, with parents juggling jobs, lifestyle and growing families. This book shows you how to manage your time whilst still providing healthy home-cooked meals for your growing family.- Fill your freezer with portions of home-made ready meals for your hungry teenager.- Dust off your slow cooker for those days when you are going to be tied up late at work. - Use a pressure cooker for great meals in a fraction of the time.- Fill your fridge with home-made pasta sauce for the quick and easy meal when you are tired and hungry.The emphasis of the whole book is on planning and making the most of all the time-saving appliances you have at your disposal in the kitchen.For example, whilst the Sunday roast is cooking, you fill the cooker with cakes and savouries to last you the week.The roast chicken leftovers are used to make a chicken pie, curry or stir-fry.Make use of your freezer - it takes no more time to double up a recipe to make 2 or 3 extra portions, creating your own store of home-made ready meals.

Owner's Guide to a Small Business Website: What you need and how to get there - without paying the earth

by Lisa Spann

Many small business owners or starters are fearful and ignorant of the technology and expense required for setting up a website. And yet they know it's an absolute essential. This straightforward, jargon-free book is the answer for all small business owners from one-person concerns upwards. It will tell you all you need to know about your website whether you are designing and building it yourself or employing a web design agency to do it for you. It includes - Content management systems and why you need one- Effective search engine optimisation- Ensuring your website works on all browsers and devices- How to integrate social media into your website- Complying with legal requirements and general web standards Also included is a jargon-busting glossary explaining the technical words likely to be encountered when talking to designers, plus useful references and links.

Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping: Practical Manual on How To Keep Paperless Accounts

by Peter Marshall

Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping will equip you with the knowledge to write your accounts spreadsheets successfully. Whether you are studying for a qualification in bookkeeping or you are a small business owner needing to bring your accounts up-to-date, Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping will give you the knowledge and skills do this effectively, helping you to set up your own computerized accounting package without splashing out on expensive new software. With Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping you will gain a thorough knowledge of how to use spreadsheets to their fullest advantage, saving you invaluable time and labour. Aimed at students of bookkeeping and small business owners, Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping takes you step-by-step through what you need to know to use spreadsheets with confidence. With its focus on MS Excel and its clear, step-by-step approach, Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping will help you to develop your own computerized bookkeeping skills with confidence. In addition, exam-style questions and answers are provided for self-testing so you may consolidate your bookkeeping knowledge as you learn.

Best Man's Duties

by Chris Akerman

Being asked to be a best man is a great honour... but there's the terrifying prospect of giving the speech. There's the stag party to organise, but where do you start? Then there are all those other duties, not to mention the general support you'll need to give the groom. Pretty soon you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed and start to wonder how you can get out of it. Well I'm afraid that's generally not an option, as in this case the groom is like Don Corleone in the Godfather: he has made you an offer you can't refuse. This book will help you rise to the challenge. Written in an informal and lively style it guides you through all your duties from comprehensively exploring the options for the stag party to ensuring you are fully prepared to deliver a great speech on the day (to help with this the book includes 10 original, entertaining and inventive sample speeches). Its detailed guidance should ensure that anyone chosen to be best man will be able to fulfil the role with confidence and in doing so really enjoy the experience.

Sins of the Fathers

by Patricia Sprinkle

Family Tree Mysteries #2 "Old family histories and...secrets, combined with smooth, suspenseful writing, make this a new series a reading pleasure!" -Margaret Maron Katharine Murray is a typical Atlanta housewife, but she's far from ordinary. She's found a fascinating distraction from her empty nest in researching family history and genealogy. And it seems that she can put her genealogy-sleuth skills to work, helping her friend Dr. Flo Gadney, a retired professor, track down her own family tree. Their search takes them to an old graveyard on an island off the coast of Georgia--just as greedy local patriarch Burch Bayard is about to start building sparkly new McMansions all over the island--including the gravesite--a property scheme that would literally bury any local history. But as they hunt for clues to Flo's past, the two friends soon realize that the islanders are trying to keep Flo's connection to Bayard Island dead and buried along with her ancestors! The mysterious murder of a combative local confirms their suspicions, forcing the women to embark on a dangerous chase to unravel the truth. Together, Katherine and Flo will dig up more than Georgia dirt, unearthing secrets to the island's history that could make the whole town crumble.

To Find a Viking Treasure

by Gina Conkle

Norse Series Book 2 Survival's in his blood Rough-souled Brandr's ready for a new life far from Uppsala, but he can't stop thinking of a certain flame-haired thrall named Sestra who gets under his skin. Before he leaves for good, the Viking has one final task --Protect her at all costs. Saving others is her purpose A slave since birth, Sestra's life has been filled with hardship...until she learns of a treasure hoard. With war coming, claiming the riches will save lives, but only one Viking can help her on this journey --Brandr, the fierce silver-eyed scout. Chasing more than silver and gold Brandr and Sestra have shared taunts and barbs. Now they must share trust in what becomes a desperate bid to survive. Passions flare as secrets unfold, leading one to make a daring sacrifice that changes everything on their quest To Find a Viking Treasure... "...Conkle's eloquent writing makes every scene shine." -Publishers Weekly "A master at piquing the reader's interest, Gina Conkle has crafted a mesmerizing story that evokes strong emotions in readers."--4.5 star review,

Getting Old is a Disaster

by Rita Lakin

Gladdy Gold Mystery #5 “The Golden Girls play Nancy Drew in their own funny and creative ways...colorful and Meshugeneh.”—Mystery Scene After schlepping all over New York City, senior PI Gladdy Gold is happy to be back on Florida turf. Especially now that she and Jack Langford are officially an item. But no sooner has the yenta brigade gotten back to their favorite routines, such as poolside stretching and kvetching—than the notorious outlaw, the “Grandpa Bandit,” issues Gladdy’s detective agency a direct challenge: Catch me if you can. The dapper thief has hit six Fort Lauderdate banks and it’s up to Gladdy and the girls to stop him before he robs another. But a bandit takes a back burner to murder any day—especially when a monster hurricane reveals a 50-year-skeleton at Lanai Gardens retirement community. Gladdy and the gals are about to uncover a ruthless killer—if he doesn’t kill them first!! "Ms. Lakin pens an entertaining cozy mystery series with a set of lovable and oddball characters. The mystery has a puzzling plot with twists and turns that will surprise readers at the outcome. Retirement takes on a new meaning after spending time with Gladdy and her gladiators! Gladdy Gold and her screwball bunch of gladiators are out to solve another hilarious case." –Fresh Fiction “This is a wonderful series for cozy-lovers of all persuasions.” –Mystery Lovers “Rita Lakin’s delightful series featuring senior sleuth Gladdy Gold and her posse of kibitzing friends continues . . . full of humor and heart.” –Mystery Scene

That Thing Between Eli and Gwen

by J. J. Mcavoy

**A multicultural new adult romance from bestselling author, J.J. McAvoy** Eli Davenport thinks he's found the perfect woman to be his wife. She's a doctor, like he is. She's brilliant, like he is. And she's wealthy, like he is. Guinevere 'Gwen' Poe thinks her fiancé is the perfect man. He's handsome, successful and he was her first... But when Eli's bride runs off with Gwen's fiancée on his wedding day, they are left to pick up the broken pieces of each other...

It's You That I Need

by Sheryl Lister

Sheryl Lister presents a second-chance holiday romance as her seasonal gift to you--her readers! Will former lovers be reunited just in time for Christmas... Melissa Tucker broke off her no-strings attached liaison with Kyle Jamison the minute she realized that she didn't just like him--she'd gone and fallen in love with him. Now, months later, the former police detective is the only one she can turn to when the threatening notes she's been receiving start to escalate. Only she didn't count on still wanting him... Kyle shared a sensual affair with Melissa and was completely blindsided when she broke things off. Granted he'd made his position against long-term relationships very clear at the start, but she's the one woman he hasn't been able to forget and now that he has the chance, he intends to prove to her that he is indeed a one-woman man.

Same Time, Next Christmas

by Victoria Alexander

From #1 New York Times bestselling author, Victoria Alexander, comes a romantic Christmas historical--which features the happily ever after story of a fan favorite--and how one little impetuous moment can lead to the miracle of love! My friends have always considered me the most proper among us. But no one was more surprised than I, Portia, Lady Redwell, when I decided to flee the matchmaking efforts of my family to spend Christmas in an enchanting villa on the coast of Italy. My admittedly impulsive plans were immediately complicated by the presence of a certain gentleman, Mr. Fletcher Jamison, who insisted he had a claim on the villa. It was only in the true spirit of Christmas that I agreed to share the villa with him. His charm, his blue eyes as dark as the December seas, and the laugh that oddly seemed to fill my soul were not considerations. That I returned again for Christmas is due entirely to the charm of the villa, and nothing at all to do with the fact that he too would be there. My friend Veronica has often said those least likely to bend are most likely to snap. It appears I have snapped...


by Beverly Jenkins

A historical holiday story of homecoming and second-chance romance by NAACP Image Award Nominee, Beverly Jenkins. In 1883, Lydia Cooper is happily traveling back home to celebrate the simple joys of the holidays when an unexpected complication appears in the all-too-distracting form of Gray Dane, the man she loved as a girl; the man she left behind. Gray, a soldier, is finally returning home too. Seeing Lydia after fifteen years reignites all the temptations from years ago...and also the pain and regret. But as Lydia and Gray make their way home together, they get a chance to mend the past, and rediscover the joy, trust --and passion -- of before; to realize that love isn't just sweeter the second time around, it's downright decadent. This novella was previously published in Gettin' Merry, A Holiday Anthology

Lethal Action

by Rachel Dylan

Danger in the Deep South #1 Attorney Hope Finch is a rising star at the prestigious New York law firm of Rice & Taylor and is used to high-stakes litigation. But when she's sent to what she thought was a small, sleepy town in Georgia, she is unprepared for the dangerous turn of events that threatens her life and career. FBI Special Agent Gabe Marino knows that something sinister is happening in his hometown of Maxwell, Georgia. But even he doesn't know how big the threat is until he's assigned to protect a visiting big city lawyer. As Gabe investigates the illegal activity linked to Hope's client, he tries to caution her, but she ignores his warnings--until it's her life that's in jeopardy. When Hope becomes the target in a deadly corporate cover-up that is directly tied to the biggest trial the town of Maxwell has ever seen, she and Gabe have to find a way to work together. Hope and Gabe race against the clock to uncover the true threat, but can Gabe keep Hope safe in the face of danger or will time run out on them both?

Packing Heat

by Penny Mccall

Watch where you're going, or you might get burned... Harmony Swift, an ambitious FBI agent, is determined to get off deskwork and into the field--and she's willing to do whatever it takes... When her former mentor is kidnapped, Harmony gut tells her it's a setup and she knows it's up to her to find out the real story... Cole Hackett, a computer hacker, went into prison as a scrawny computer geek, but leaves with quite a different physique...a fact Harmony can't help but notice, again and again. She needs his help to find her mentor, but will she be able to concentrate on the job with a computer whiz turned hunk? "McCall knows how to deliver!" - New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Enoch "Snappy dialogue, nonstop action, and sexy writing. A terrific new voice in romantic suspense!" -New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster "A fast-paced, action-packed adventure that will keep you riveted to the pages to see where the escapade and romance lad next. It's "worth the trip!!" -Fresh Fiction

A Family Guide To Keeping Chickens: How to choose and care for your first chickens

by Anne Perdeaux

For the family and would-be smallholder, chickens are the obvious first step when venturing into keeping livestock. Chickens also make ideal family pets, requiring less attention than a dog yet still being entertaining, productive and educational.This practical book is ideal for the complete beginner. Even someone who has never kept animals before should be able to follow the clear, detailed guidance that is given at every stage. It includes: · Choosing the right chickens and housing for your garden size· Exploring useful equipment, such as poultry feeders and drinkers · Routine care for your chickens, including what to feed them on· Outfoxing the fox - and other predators· What to do with all those eggs!· Dealing with parasites and ailments· Broody hens and hatching eggsWith true-life portraits of chicken keepers, little known facts, and helpful and informative personal anecdotes, A Family Guide To Keeping Chickens, 2nd Edition is an easy and enjoyable read for anyone interested in keeping chickens.

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