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Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer

by Dorothy Gilman

In response to a desperate SOS Kadi Hopkirk flies to the African country of Ubangiba, where her childhood friend Sammat is soon to be crowned king. Mrs. Pollifax reluctant to allow the girl to venture alone into what she fears may be grave danger, crashes the party. On arrival, Kadi and Mrs.P soon discovers that Sammat has dangerous enemies.

Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief

by Dorothy Gilman

Mrs. Pollifax stood under a dripping umbrella and wondered why it so often rained at funerals. Or at burials, she amended, staring out from under her umbrella at sodden flowers heaped around the grave, and a dozen figures in black, heads bowed as the words "ashes to ashes, dust to dust" were intoned.

Mrs. Pollifax and the Whirling Dervish

by Dorothy Gilman

Mrs. Pollifax is on hand in Morocco to back up an inept CIA agent, and it's a good thing. Their first informant is killed, and Mrs. Pollifax begins to get the idea that her colleague is not who he says he is. Still, she forges ahead, checking out suspicious informants, and coming to the conclusion that someone is an imposter and someone wants her dead....

Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist

by Dorothy Gilman

Mrs. Pollifax and Farrel are going to Jordan to retrieve an Iraqi writer's manuscript, but not everything is going as planned.

Mrs. Pollifax on Safari

by Dorothy Gilman

She could not find the film ... Was it lost or stolen? But if the film wasn't lost-and it couldn't have been, she thought grimly, going over and over it- then it had to have been stolen, and stolen while she was taking her bath. She sat without moving, allowing the shock of this to catch up with her, and it was a very real shock, with implications that left her a little dizzy. How frightfully arrogant she'd been, she thought, dashing about taking her snapshots so openly while all the time someone on this safari didn't want to be photo-graphed. Someone had allowed her to snap as many of them as she pleased, and then her film had been quietly taken away from her. She had been discreetly and firmly put in her place. Score one for the assassin, she thought

Mrs. Pollifax on the China Station

by Dorothy Gilman

Posing as a tourist in China, Emily Pollifax meets the sinister challenges of the Orient to safeguard a treasure for the CIA ... and all but loses her life in the bargain.

Mrs. Pollifax Pursued

by Dorothy Gilman

All Mrs. Pollifax wants on this spring day is the peace and quiet of her Connecticut greenhouse. Then she discovers that a young woman, Kadi Hopkirk, has been hiding in her junk closet for two days. Kadi spills out an improbable story - that since a chance meeting with a childhood friend she has been followed by persons unknown in a sinister van. She's convinced that the henchmen inside are hellbent on finding her. A little experiment on Mrs. P's part proves at least this part of the story correct. Kadi soon confides the rest of the story - a close tie with an assassinated foreign president and an item in her possession that makes both her and our sleuth moving targets for - someone. When Mrs. P puts in a call for help to her old CIA crony Carstairs, he's wrapped up in the kidnap of a wealthy financier. Before she knows it, what began as a dash for safety and a call for help expands into an assignment that leads to hair-trigger violence in exotic places.

Mrs. Rosey Posey and the Baby Bird

by Robin Jones Gunn

Mrs. Rosey Posey is an eccentric grandmotherly character created by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn. Mrs. Rosey Posey tells stories to the neighborhood children and teaches them how God loves and cares for them. A lesson in God's care for us. Rachel finds a baby bird that has fallen from its nest. "No one else saw it," she tells Mrs. Rosey Posey. But MRS. Rosey Posey knows that someone else did see it.

Mrs. Rowe's Little Book of Southern Pies

by Mollie Cox Bryan

Legendary Recipes from Virginia's Queen of Pie Mrs. Rowe, known fondly as "the Pie Lady" by legions of loyal customers, was the quintessential purveyor of all-American comfort food. Today her family carries on this legacy at the original Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant and Bakery in Staunton, Virginia, as well as at the new country buffet. The restaurant's bustling take-out counter sells a staggering 100 handmade pies every day! With the pies being snapped up that quickly, it's no wonder that Mrs. Rowe urged her customers to order dessert first. In Mrs. Rowe's Little Book of Southern Pies, recipes for Southern classics like Key Lime Pie and Pecan Fudge Pie sit alongside restaurant favorites like French Apple Pie and Original Coconut Cream Pie. Additional recipes gathered from family notebooks and recipe boxes include regional gems like Shoofly Pie and Lemon Chess Pie. With berries and custards and fudge--oh my!--plus a variety of delectable crusts and toppings, this mouthwatering collection offers a little slice of Southern hospitality that will satisfy every type of sweet tooth--and convince even city slickers to take the time to smell the Fresh Peach Pie.From the Hardcover edition.

Mrs. Spider's Beautiful Web

by Beverley Randell

Mrs. Spider makes a web to catch a fly.

Mrs. Whip

by Larry Low

A story of a young lad who learns that all he has to fear is fear itself.

Mrs. Wigglesworth's Secret

by Robyn Supraner

A little girl who wants to be a detective finds an interesting case right next door. in this easy to read mystery for second and third graders Audrey is spying on her neighbor, Mrs. Wigglesworth who sparkles with diamonds and can't get enough TV sets. She watches more than ten TV shows at the same time. Audrey sneaks into her neighbor's house and truck to find out. She watches the chubby lady in the pink dress through her spy glass and follows her around. Mrs. Wigglesworth's secret will be a big surprise! Many pictures are described.

Mrs. Wilkes' Boardinghouse Cookbook

by Sema Wilkes

In 1943, a young and determined Sema Wilkes took over a nondescript turn-of-the-century boardinghouse on a sun-dappled brick street in historic downtown Savannah. Her goal was modest: to make a living by offering comfortable lodging and Southern home cooking served family style in the downstairs dining room. Mrs. Wilkes' reputation was strong and business was brisk from the beginning, but it was the coverage in Esquire and the New York Times, and even a profile on David Brinkley's evening news that brought Southern-food lovers from all over the world to her doorstep. Sema is now 95 years old, and four generations of Wilkeses help her keep the tables laden with platters of her legendary fried chicken, pork ribs, and biscuits, while friends and strangers pass bowls brimming with her sublime butterbeans, collard greens, mashed sweet potatoes, and banana pudding. The line snakes out the front door and down the street, where along with the locals and visitors, it's not uncommon to find Jimmy Carter or Roy Blount Jr. among other familiar faces waiting for their turn at Mrs. Wilkes' table. With over 300 recipes and culinary historian John T. Edge's colorful telling of Mrs. Wilkes' contribution to Savannah and Southern cuisine, this rich volume is a tribute to a way of cooking--and eating-- that must not be forgotten. * Recipient of Southern Living's Reader's Choice Award 2000.* Mrs. Wilkes won the 1999 James Beard "America's Regional Classics" Award.* Mrs. Wilkes' self-published recipe book, Famous Recipes, which became the foundation for MRS. WILKES' BOARDINGHOUSE COOKBOOK, has sold over 250,000 copies.* Illustrated throughout with over 50 black-and-white photographs from Mrs. Wilkes' Boardinghouse and 25 color photos of her classic recipes. From the Hardcover edition.

Mrs. Yonkers Is Bonkers! (My Weird School #18)

by Dan Gutman

Mrs. Yonkers, the computer teacher, is the nerdiest teacher in the history of the world. She can type with her feet! She buys foam cheese heads off eBay! She even puts a Webcam on a turtle! Is she trying to take over the world?

Ms. Match

by Jo Leigh

Waking up in a hotel room next to a nearly naked Gwen Christopher is a shocker for Paul Bennet. Hmm, one too many the night before? After all, he's rich, successful and looks more like one of his movie-star clients than their PR rep. Paul can have any woman he wants. Any woman--except Gwen's smokin'-hot sister. Taking plain-Jane Gwen out as a favor was supposed to be his ticket in. And okay, sure, Gwen's fun and smart and interesting--and absolutely amazing in bed. But she'd never fit in with his parties-and-paparazzi lifestyle. This is a total mismatch. So why's he so ready to dive back into bed with Gwen first chance he can?

Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia

by Emily Toth

In question-and-answer form, Ms. Mentor advises academic women about issues they daren't discuss openly, such as: How does one really clamber onto the tenure track when the job market is so nasty, brutish, and small? Is there such a thing as the perfectly marketable dissertation topic? How does a meek young woman become a tiger of an authority figure in the classroom-and get stupendous teaching evaluations? How does one cope with sexual harassment, grandiosity, and bizarre behavior from entrenched colleagues?Ms. Mentor's readers will find answers to the secret queries they were afraid to ask anyone else. They'll discover what it really takes to get tenure; what to wear to academic occasions; when to snicker, when to hide, what to eat, and when to sue. They'll find out how to get firmly planted in the rich red earth of tenure. They'll learn why lunch is the most important meal of the day.

Ms. Moffett's First Year

by Abby Goodnough

Goodnough, a reporter for the New York Times since 1995, is now the paper's Miami bureau chief. In August 2000 she first met Donna Moffett, a 45-year-old legal secretary who answered an ad for a new program seeking "talented professionals" from other fields to teach in New York City's most troubled schools. From September 2000 to June 2001, Goodnough chronicled Moffett's experiences at Public School 92 in Brooklyn in a series of front-page articles for the Times. Here she expands that series into a book that provides an inside view of "the gulf between rhetoric and reality in today's urban schools. " Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Ms. Simon Says

by Mary Mcbride

Popular Chicago columnist Shelby Simon is too busy giving people advice to get a love life of her own--until a series of letter bombs blows scruffy-looking cop Mike Callahan, a widower, into her life.

MTL: Study Skills for Your Masters in Teaching and Learning

by Karen Castle

A practical guide for all teachers embarking on their Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL), this book begins by encouraging the reader to identify their own learning style and engage in different study methods, and goes on to explore higher level study skills and academic writing. The research required at Masters level is broken down and guidance is given on how to select, approach and interpret data. The final chapter discusses the real-life issues surrounding studying for a Masters while also embarking on a new career.

Muay Thai Counter Techniques

by Christoph Delp

This thoroughly revised edition of Muay Thai: Advanced Thai Boxing Techniques teaches intermediate Muay Thai fighters how to counter a wide range of opponents' attacks. Author Christoph Delp explains the rules and ceremonial procedures unique to Muay Thai competition, demonstrates historical and modern techniques, provides training tips, and details the benefits of training in Thailand--experiencing the art in its country of origin. The primary focus of Muay Thai Counter Techniques is on counter-tactics, or techniques used to counter an attack from one's opponent. Muay Thai is a martial art with a variety of impressive techniques; every attack technique can be countered with a large number of variants. No two fighters will react to an attack in the same way, because while most Muay Thai fighters learn the same basic techniques (as presented in Delp's earlier book Muay Thai Basics), each fighter will go on to learn a wide variety of secondary techniques and will adapt them to his or her individual fighting style. This edition includes new full-color photographs throughout in which many well-known Thai boxers--including champions like Saiyok Pumphanmuang, Kem Sitsongpeenong, and many others--demonstrate the most important techniques for competitive success. Suitable for Thai boxers as well as mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, Muay Thai Counter Techniques is a useful addition to the library of anyone seeking to add more techniques into their repertoire and take their training to the next level.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Muay Thai Training Exercises

by Christoph Delp

Effective martial arts training, especially for a demanding sport like Muay Thai, requires a prudent training plan. In Muay Thai Training Techniques, professional trainer Christoph Delp shows amateur as well as advanced fighters how to best utilize their training time, whether at home or in the gym, alone or with a partner or coach. A comprehensive guide for Muay Thai fighters as well as those utilizing Muay Thai techniques in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai Training Techniques teaches effective exercises to improve flexibility, stamina, and strength as well as basic fighting techniques such as feints, counters, and combinations. Muay Thai champions Saiyok Pumphanmuang and Kem Sitsongpeening are featured, demonstrating their own training methods and most effective techniques. Training is broken down into core components that any Muay Thai fighter or instructor can use to help build an individual training plan; several ready-made, detailed training plans are also included for beginners, intermediate, and advanced practitioners. Rounded out with crucial information on nutrition, weight classes, and the importance of regeneration to effective training, Muay Thai Training Techniques will help all Muay Thai fighters to take their practice to the next level.

Much Ado About Jack

by Christy English

How to Become London's Most Notorious Widow: 1. Vow to NEVER remarry 2. Own a ship and become fabulously wealthy 3. Wear the latest risqué fashions in your signature color 4. Do NOT have a liaison at the Prince Regent's palace with a naval captain whose broad shoulders and green eyes make you forget Rule #1 Angelique Beauchamp, the widowed Countess of Devonshire, has been twice burned by love, and she is certain that no man will ever touch her heart again. But that doesn't mean she can't indulge a little--and it would be hard to find a more perfect dalliance than one with the dashing Captain James Montgomery. After a brief torrid affair, James tries to forget Angelique and his undeniable thirst for more. The luscious lady was quite clear that their liaison was temporary. But for the first time, the lure of the sea isn't powerful enough to keep him away...

Much Ado about Magic

by Patricia Rice

Her Scandalous Painting Ruined His Reputation Lady Lucinda Malcolm Pembroke's paintings have been known to cause trouble, but never quite like this. Somehow she's painted the perfect likeness of a man she's never met and depicted him as a murderer! She never would have displayed the painting--for all London to see--if she'd suspected her subject was real. Fleeing the scandal, Lucinda escapes to a remote cottage and assumes a disguise...only to come face-to-face with her nemesis. ...And Now He's About to Return the Favor! Sir Trevelyan Rochester has taken down bloodthirsty pirates, captured French privateers, even gained a commendation from the king. Yet now the whole country is convinced he's a cold-blooded killer. If there's anyone he's ever wanted to murder, it's Lady Lucinda. But somehow the woman bewitches him like no other and soon he finds he can't stand the thought of letting her go... Praise for New York Times bestselling author Patricia Rice: "A passionate, sensual, and romantic adventure."--RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "Delicious romance and delightful characters."--Booklist "Charming and immensely entertaining."--Library Journal

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