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The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling phenomenon The Daring Book for Girls is an even more daring guide to everything from making a raft to learning how to play football to the art of the Japanese Tea ceremony. This second volume, with all new original material, promises to be even more of a daring adventure than the first. Girls will learn how to surf, get horseback riding tips, make a labyrinth, find out about April Fool's Day history and pranks, how to organize a croquet tournament, find out about cowgirls, the Nobel Prize, being a detective and much more! Just as packed with creative and exciting material as the original, but twice as fun, this book will be beloved by all Daring fans everywhere!
Her faith had always been strong enough to see her through tragedy--until Kate Wheeler's world turned deadly. Her husband had been murdered, and the discovery of his double life sent her on the run. . . into the protective custody of Sheriff Brody McClain. Brody vowed to help Kate uncover the truth about her husband's death. As Kate and Brody tried to outwit her enemies on a cross-country chase, the couple found themselves drawn to each other by more than mere circumstance. But the unmasking of the criminal mastermind might just be the thing that destroys Kate's trust--and faith--forever.
A cultured, upper-class man finds himself drawn to the beautiful, helpless plaintiff in an assault case for which he is juror, only to be lured into a world in which nothing is what it seems.
In this Spencer thriller Hawk hires Spenser to help him get the gangs out of a housing project.
"Like a breath of fresh air blowing across all crime-novel conventions, there is Dexter." --Time Dexter Morgan is not your average serial killer. He enjoys his day job as a blood spatter analyst for the Miami Police Department . . . but he lives for his nighttime hobby of hunting other killers. Dexter is therefore not pleased to discover that someone is shadowing him, observing him, and copying his methods. Dexter is not one to tolerate displeasure . . . in fact, he has a knack for extricating himself from trouble in his own pleasurable way. Like the previous five best-selling novels in the Dexter series, Double Dexter showcases the witty, macabre originality that has propelled Jeff Lindsay to international success. Double Dexter is raucously entertaining . . . full of smart suspense and dark laughs.From the Hardcover edition.
Nine-year-old Sarah is excited about summer vacation, but she faces unexpected crises when her best friend Paige becomes old enough to join a local girls' clique, and when she makes choices which affect her relationship with an elderly blind neighbor.
Bestselling author Allison Hobbs delivers a powerful, compelling novel, chronicling the volatile lives and relationships of twin brothers. When Tariq and Shane Batista were four years old, they witnessed something that no child should ever be subjected to. In an act of confusion and terror, their mentally unstable mother was murdered right in front of them. Even though they are twins, Tariq and Shane grow into two very different young men. Tariq is the kind-hearted "golden-boy" while Shane is dark and brooding, angry and deceitful. After being placed in foster homes together, Shane is sent to a reform school for boys when they become teenagers. When they're reunited, Shane is hardly reformed and now has two shady sidekicks, Brick and Misty. Tariq has an unconventional yet stable home life, complete with a wife and a child. Shane has no ambition and seems content to play the part of small-time gigolo and get by on the financial support of the women who flock to him. Still, despite their stark differences, the brothers remain close. However, old habits die hard, and Shane is lured back out on the prowl. As he delves deeper into more infidelities and more danger, Shane relies on Tariq to supply his alibis and tests the limits of unconditional love. With intensifying drama, Double Dippin' is a riveting and absorbing story of one brother's love and another's betrayal.
Kay Tracey hides in a dark, forbidding house to find out if a mysterious old woman is a witch. Her unexpected discovery sends the young sleuth and her loyal friends scrambling back into the snowy night. Can they outfox two clever thieves who have stolen a valuable chemical? Kay is hot on their trail until a jealous schoolmate and a missing vial of poison add serious danger to her plans to solve this perplexing mystery.
The fifth grade year gets off to a busy start as one student returns from winning a national Miss Pre-Teen Personality contest, a new girl with some interesting knowledge arrives, jealousy gets a grip on one particular student, and an "experiment" to see who's smart is conducted.
Delia loves Double Dutch. And she's good at it. Really good. So good that her team has a chance to win the World Double Dutch Championships this year -- Delia is sure of it. What she is less sure of is her chance of passing the school's state exam, because Delia has been using her success at Double Dutch to mask a secret that could jeopardize her place on the team, and also her future. Delia's not the only one with a secret. Her potential boyfriend, Randy, has one too -- his dad has been missing for weeks, and Randy hasn't told anyone for fear he'll be put in a foster home. But he is running out of money and getting scared. The one thing that isn't a secret is that their classmates, the Tolliver twins, are out to cause trouble. With their skull caps, angry demeanors, and hints of violence emanating from even the way they stalk down the school halls, they seem to enjoy intimidating the other kids. But will they cross the line from intimidation to violence? With consummate skill and an uncanny ability to capture how real kids think, act, and feel, Tears of a Tiger author Sharon M. Draper weaves these three stories tighter and tighter, creating a novel that tingles with suspense and emotion.
Detective Ryker Delancey had kept his eye on gorgeous Nicole Beckham since the night she'd barely survived a violent home invasion. Convinced her attack was connected to a string of murders in the New Orleans area, Ryker would do whatever it took to keep her safe. Unfortunately, Nic wasn't happy about being made his personal protection mission...until the killer came after her again. Now guarding Nicole became a 24/7 job, ratcheting up the tension that had been building between them. But losing control and falling into bed would cause more problems than it would solve. Or so he told himself the morning after....
The authors address the medical and ethical implications of the new technologies, outlining potential positive and negative effects of genetic research on minorities, people with disabilities, and those of diverse sexual orientations. Presenting a wide array of perspectives, this book emphasizes the need to ensure that research into genetics does not result in discrimination against people on the basis of their DNA.
Photographer Jennie Buchanan unknowingly captures a drug-cartel meeting on film. And now she has become a killer's next target. Even worse, her only protection from the danger that threatens her life is the man who threatens her heart. Dodging bullets almost seems safer than facing the feelings stirred up by seeing former FBI agent and ex-boyfriend Ethan Justice again. Ethan vows to safeguard Jennie from the deadly men on her trail. And for a second chance at Jennie's love, he's willing to risk anything to expose the truth-about the drug smugglers, the past and the future together he still wants.
Get ready for some amazing soccer action in Winning Season 4! It's summer in Hudson City. And for Calvin Tait and Zero Rollison, it's time to give soccer a shot.
CHERYL HOLT #11;ONE OF THE TOP 25 EROTIC WRITERS OF ALL TIME With DOUBLE FANTASY, the Queen of Erotic Romance #11;turns up the heat again.., and again... HE IS HER NEW MASTER Orphaned as a young girl, Anne Carstairs was taken in by her cruel, malicious relatives. She's lived a lonely life at their Gladstone estate, but with a new earl coming, everything is changing. Anne has heard many rumors about him, but Anne is completely unprepared for him to be the most deeply seductive man she's ever encountered. No sooner do they meet than he brushes her lips with a delicious kiss that leaves her wanting so much more.... IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE... As a boy, Jamieson Merrick was denied his inheritance a forced to work as a privateer on the high seas. But years later Jamie discovers that he is the rightful heir to Gladstone. Now, as the new earl, he's determined to claim what is his...including Anne Carstairs. Once he lays eyes on the petite beauty, he vows to take her to his bed and make her his. She's a pawn in his plan for revenge. But he never dream that revenge could be so sweet...
Tennis has been Willy Novinsky's one love ever since she first picked up a racquet at the age of four. A middle-ranked pro at twenty-three, she's met her match in Eric Oberdorf, a low-ranked, untested Princeton grad who also intends to make his mark on the international tennis circuit. Eric becomes Willy's first passion off the court, and eventually they marry. But while wedded life begins well, full-tilt competition soon puts a strain on their relationship-and an unexpected accident sends driven and gifted Willy sliding irrevocably toward resentment, tragedy, and despair. From acclaimed author Lionel Shriver comes a brilliant and unflinching novel about the devastating cost of prizing achievement over love.
Pam and Penny Howard have graduated high school. This story is told from Pam's point of view. now that Penny has found true love, Pam begins to feel less like playing the field and wishes she could find someone special as well. The girls spend the summer at home and plan to attend college. Penny' s life seems on the right course, but Pam soon finds herself attracted to handsome, brooding Cade Venner, while nice guy Jeff Moore doesn't attract her as more than a friend. What is in store for the twins as freshman year proceeds? this is the second book in the Howard series, sequel to double date and prequel to Sh9owboat Summer.
Payton and Emma are headed for celebrity status in this L.A. adventure!They've had their share of identical antics in the past, but the stage is set for drama of the best kind as the twins set out to conquer Hollywood! It's bright lights, swimming pools, and movie stars all the way. Of course, with Payton and Emma on the scene, there's also bound to be at least a little--okay, maybe a lot of--twin-tastic trouble as well....
SAM DOLAN is a young man coming to terms with his life in the process and aftermath of making his first film. He has a difficult relationship with his father, B-movie actor Booth Dolan--a boisterous, opinionated, lying lothario whose screen legacy falls somewhere between cult hero and pathetic. Allie, Sam's dearly departed mother, was a woman whose only fault, in Sam's eyes, was her eternal affection for his father. Also included in the cast of indelible characters: a precocious, frequently violent half-sister; a conspiracy-theorist second wife; an Internet-famous roommate; a contractor who can't stop expanding his house; a happy-go-lucky college girlfriend and her husband, a retired Yankees catcher; the morose producer of a true-crime show; and a slouching indie-film legend. Not to mention a tragic sex monster. Unraveling the tumultuous, decades-spanning story of the Dolan family's friends, lovers, and adversaries, Double Feature is about letting go of everything--regret, resentment, dignity, moving pictures, the dead--and taking it again from the top. Against the backdrop of indie filmmaking, college campus life, contemporary Brooklyn, and upstate New York, Owen King's epic debut novel combines propulsive storytelling with mordant wit and brims with a deep understanding of the trials of ambition and art, of relationships and life, and of our attempts to survive it all.
A corpse in a secluded hide-out--a millionaire who thinks he is discreet (but isn't)--a panicky girl whose uncle is accused of murder--are some of the odd angles in the most curious case in Tecumseh Fox's career as a private detective. But these are only the first of a series of surprises--including another grim killing--and Fox has to do some fast talking and acting himself to outfox a deadly determined murderer.
The Double Fudge Dare is based on a newspaper clipping given to the author by Cindy Kane, about a man in the Midwest who successfully blackmailed his neighbors with pink plastic flamingos. Unfortunately, Connecticut zoning boards are a little tougher to fight.
By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries. With humility unspoiled by false modesty, Watson relates his and Crick's desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. Never has a scientist been so truthful in capturing in words the flavor of his work.capturing in words the flavor of his work.
Eli has lucked into a job at Wyatt Transgenics offered to him by Dr. Wyatt, the famed scientist. The salary is substantial, the work is interesting, and Dr. Wyatt seems to be paying special attention to Eli. It's almost too good to be true. Is there a catch? Eli's father is vehemently against his taking the job, but won't explain why. Eli knows that there's some connection between Dr. Wyatt and his parents, something too painful for his father to discuss. Something to do with his mother, who is now debilitated by Huntington's disease. As he continues to work at the lab, and to spend time with Dr. Wyatt, he begins to uncover some disconcerting truths about himself, about his very makeup. Rich and suspenseful, with a hair-raising conclusion, this is Nancy Werlin's most dynamic novel yet, one that explores the ethics and amazements of genetic engineering.
Like a strand of mutating DNA, a deadly conspiracy winds its way through the entire Alpha Quadrant, just as it stretches across several years of Starfleet history -even to the Cardassian space station that will someday be known as Deep Space Nine . A virulent plague has stricken Terok Nor, striking down both the enslaved Bajorans and Cardassian oppressors, who blame each other for the growing epidemic. Dr. Katherine Pulaski, late of the Starship Enterprise , must work with the tyrannical Gul Dukat, as well as a rebel spy named Kira Nerys, to discover the true source of an infection that threatens them all! Star Trek : The Next Generation, No 52 "Who are you?" Dr. Pulaski asked. "My name doesn't matter," Kira Nerys said. "And I don't have a lot of time, so please listen to me. I would like you to come with me to Bajor." Pulaski frowned. "I've already been through this with Gul Dukat. I'm afraid I can't leave the station." "He doesn't have to know," Kira said. "I'll smuggle you down there and I'll bring you back." Pulaski held up her hand. "I'm sorry," she said. "No." Kira clenched her fists. "I won't take no for an answer. I won't. We need you."
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