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Murder on a Midnight Clear

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A snowbound country mansion, a missing butler, and a Christmas case . . . Olive and Jasper have never been closer—except in one area. Jasper is still reticent about his frequent disappearances from polite society. With the holidays approaching and no paying client on the books, Olive decides to shadow Jasper when he’s unexpectedly called away. Her search brings her to Holly Hill Lodge where an eclectic group has gathered to celebrate an old-fashioned English Christmas. The guest list includes a celebrated lawn tennis champion, a fussy scientist studying snowflakes, a persuasive luggage salesman, a famous lady explorer, and the family’s eccentric aunt who has a fondness for the newfangled drinks called cocktails. When the butler goes missing, Olive and Jasper must work together to solve the Christmas crime—as well as the secret Jasper hides. Murder on a Midnight Clear is the latest installment in USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett’s popular High Society Lady Detective series. Unwrap this 1920s Christmas mystery with all the trimmings—carols, a Yule log, plum pudding . . . and murder.

A Magical New York Christmas

A Magical New York Christmas [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250774535
Author: Anita Hughes
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"There’s plenty to love in this sparkling Christmas rom-com."—Publishers Weekly A magical holiday love story set at the glamorous Plaza Hotel in New York City. It’s Christmas week when 26-year-old Sabrina Post knocks on the door of the Vanderbilt suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, ready to accept the ghostwriting position for the memoir of Grayson Westcott—a famous art dealer. A struggling journalist, Sabrina can't believe her luck: a paycheck and six nights in her own suite at the Plaza. She feels like Eloise, the heroine from her favorite children’s books. To make the job even more exciting, Grayson recounts how he worked as a butler at the Plaza sixty years ago for none other than the author of the Eloise books, Kay Thompson. What promises to be a perfect week is complicated when Sabrina meets Ian Wentworth, a handsome British visitor, at the hotel bar. When Ian assumes Sabrina is another wealthy guest at the hotel, she doesn’t correct him —a decision she doesn’t regret after learning that Ian is a member of the British aristocracy. But, things are not what they seem. The truth is: Ian is not a wealthy lord; he’s actually the personal secretary of Lord Spencer Braxton. As the week unfolds, will Sabrina and Ian learn the truth about one another? Filled with the magic that can only be found at the Plaza Hotel during the holidays, and revealing facts about the author of the Eloise books, Anita Hughes's A Magical New York Christmas is both a holiday treat and a heartwarming story that reminds us that falling in love is the greatest miracle of all.

Christmastide: Its History, Festivities, and Carols

Christmastide: Its History, Festivities, and Carols [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465605207
Author: William Sandys
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Christmastide: Its History, Festivities, and Carols by William Sandys Book Resume:

IT would not be consistent with the proposed character of this work to enlarge on the Christian dispensation, as connected with the sacred feast of Christmas; to show Christianity as old as the Creation; that the fall of man naturally involved his punishment; and hence the vicarious sacrifice of our Saviour to redeem us from sin and death. These are subjects to be entered on by those who have had opportunities, if not of thinking more, at least of reading more, relative to them, than the writer of these pages, whose leisure hours are few, and whose endeavour will be to give, in as popular and interesting a manner as his abilities will enable him, some information respecting the mode of keeping this Holy Feast, particularly in England, in the olden times, and in the middle ages. The Nativity is hailed by Christians of all denominations, as the dawn of our salvation; the harbinger of the day-spring on high; that promise of futurity, where care, sin, and sorrow enter not, where friends long severed shall meet to part no more; no pride, no jealousy, no self (that besetting sin of the world) intruding. Well, then, may we observe it with gratitude for the unbounded mercy vouchsafed to us; for the fulfilment of the promise pronounced in the beginning of the world, releasing us from the dominion of Satan. A promise which even the Pagans did not lose sight of, although they confused its import, as a glimmering of it may be traced through their corrupted traditions and superstitious ceremonies. Has the early dream of youth faded away purposeless?Ñthe ambition of manhood proved vanity of vanities? Have riches made themselves wings and flown away? or, has fame, just within the grasp, burst like a bubble? Have the friends, the companions of youth, one by one fallen off from thy converse; or the prop of advancing age been removed, leaving thee weak and struggling with the cares of life; or, has Òthe desire of thine eyesÓ been taken from thee at a stroke? Under these and other trials, the Christian looks to the anniversary of the Nativity (that rainbow of Christianity) as the commemoration of the birth of the Blessed Redeemer, who will give rest to the weary, and receive in his eternal kingdom all those who truly trust in him. And well may His name be called, ÒWonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace!Ó The season of Christmas, however, was not only set apart for sacred observance, but soon became a season of feasting and revelry; so much so, that even our sumptuary laws have recognised it, and exempted it from their operation. When Edward the Third, in his tenth year, endeavoured to restrain his subjects from over luxury in their meals, stating that the middle classes sought to imitate the great in this respect, and thus impoverished themselves, and became the less able to assist their liege lord, he forbade more than two courses, and two sorts of meat in each, to any person, except in the great feasts of the year, namely, ÒLa veile et le jour de No‘l, le jour de Saint Estiephne, le jour del an renoef (New YearÕs Day), les jours de la Tiphaynei et de la Purification de Nostre Dame,Ó &c.Ê

The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

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Author: Samuel Butler
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"The Note-Books of Samuel Butler" by Samuel Butler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Butler

The Butler [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 147675327X
Author: Wil Haygood
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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This mesmerizing companion book to the award-winning film, The Butler traces the Civil Rights Movement and explores crucial moments of twentieth century American history through the eyes of Eugene Allen—a White House butler who served eight presidents over the course of thirty-four years. During the presidencies of Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan, Eugene Allen was a butler in the most famous of residences: the White House. An African American who came of age during the era of Jim Crow, Allen served tea and supervised buffets while also witnessing some of the most momentous decisions made during the second half of the twentieth century, including Lyndon B. Johnson’s work during the Civil Rights Movement and Ronald Reagan getting tough on apartheid. But even as Allen witnessed the Civil Rights legislation develop, his family, friends, and neighbors were still contending with Jim Crow America. Timely, “poignant and powerful” (Kirkus Reviews) The Butler also explores Eugene Allen and his family’s background along with the history of African Americans in Hollywood and also features a foreword by the film’s director Lee Daniels.

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0345802993
Author: Otto Penzler
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas Hardy, to contemporary stories by Sara Paretsky and Ed McBain, this collection touches on all aspects of the holiday season, and all types of mysteries. They are suspenseful, funny, frightening, and poignant. Included are puzzles by Mary Higgins Clark, Isaac Asimov, and Ngaio Marsh; uncanny tales in the tradition of A Christmas Carol by Peter Lovesey and Max Allan Collins; O. Henry-like stories by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Shearing, stories by pulp icons John D. MacDonald and Damon Runyon; comic gems from Donald E. Westlake and John Mortimer; and many, many more. Almost any kind of mystery you’re in the mood for--suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, or police procedural—can be found in these pages. FEATURING: - Unscrupulous Santas - Crimes of Christmases Past and Present - Festive felonies - Deadly puddings - Misdemeanors under the mistletoe - Christmas cases for classic characters including Sherlock Holmes, Brother Cadfael, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Rumpole of the Bailey, Inspector Morse, Inspector Ghote, A.J. Raffles, and Nero Wolfe.

Bulletproof Christmas

Bulletproof Christmas [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1488033692
Author: Barb Han
Publisher: Harlequin
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Bulletproof Christmas by Barb Han Book Resume:

Where there’s a will…there’s murder. Crisis: Cattle Barge reaches its exciting Christmas finale! When the Butlers gather for the Christmas reading of their murdered father’s will, tracker Rory Scott is focused on finding the killer targeting his ex, Cadence Butler. He’s shocked to find the ranch heiress pregnant…with his twins. Wild spirit Rory has never “done” love, but keeping Cadence safe on the run threatens to tame his untamable heart. Crisis: Cattle Barge

A Question of Trust

A Question of Trust [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465863796
Author: Angeline Fortin
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He planned to get rich the old-fashioned way... By marrying into it. When Jack Merrill becomes Earl of Haddington inheriting not only a title but the devastating debt that came with it, his friends convince him that the quickest solution is a wealthy bride! When he stumbles upon Kitty Hayes, he’s certain he’s found the perfect wife. She’s full of a fire and spirit that challenges him. She’s also a wealthy heiress. But Kitty is a married woman! Can he wait it out until she finds her freedom? After years in an abusive marriage, Kitty Hayes flees Boston hoping to find protection and anonymity with her sister, Eve MacKintosh, now Countess of Glenrothes, in Scotland, while she petitions for a divorce from the man who has made her life a living hell. Mistaken for her sister, she encounters Jack Merrill who seeks friendship, he claims, but Kitty knows what he is hoping for! To her surprise, he’s not at all what she expected but rather a caring and affectionate man. But Kitty knows a scoundrel man like Jack will never realize the man he could be—the loving husband she’d always hoped for and the father her daughter needs. A man she can trust. That doesn’t mean she can’t want something more from him, so Kitty negotiates a deal with Jack. The money he needs to save his earldom if he becomes her lover in return. It’s a bargain that gives Jack everything he needs, but he soon discovers that it doesn’t give what he truly wants. When Kitty’s life is threatened by her former husband, will he realize the truth before it’s too late or will Jack just stand aside and let Kitty walk out of his life forever?

An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey

An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1782283579
Author: Annie Coyle Martin,Julius Falconer,Peter Good,Peter Hodgson,Neal James,Andrew Malloy,James McCarthy,Steve Morris,Harry Riley,Derek Rosser
Publisher: Pneuma Springs Publishing
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An Anthology of Christmas Murders - Terror, Tinsel and Turkey by Annie Coyle Martin,Julius Falconer,Peter Good,Peter Hodgson,Neal James,Andrew Malloy,James McCarthy,Steve Morris,Harry Riley,Derek Rosser Book Resume:

Murder comes in all shapes and sizes. It also comes at inconvenient times. Christmas, for example. This anthology has all the classic motives: blackmail, revenge, lust, greed, anger… Murder by meat-hook, piano-wire, scarf, knife, hammer, golf-club, bullet, syringe … It’s all here, at your elbow. And there’s more! Humour, intrigue, suspense…

Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet; Criticisms on his Genius and Writings; a New Chronology of his Plays; a Disquisition on the Object of his Sonnets; and a History of the Manners, Customs, and Amusements, Superstitions, Poetry, and Elegant Literature of his Age (Complete)

Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet; Criticisms on his Genius and Writings; a New Chronology of his Plays; a Disquisition on the Object of his Sonnets; and a History of the Manners, Customs, and Amusements, Superstitions, Poetry, and Elegant Literature of his Age (Complete) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465611568
Author: Nathan Drake
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet; Criticisms on his Genius and Writings; a New Chronology of his Plays; a Disquisition on the Object of his Sonnets; and a History of the Manners, Customs, and Amusements, Superstitions, Poetry, and Elegant Literature of his Age (Complete) by Nathan Drake Book Resume:

William Shakspeare, the object almost of our idolatry as a dramatic poet, was born at Stratford-upon-Avon, in Warwickshire, on the 23d of April, 1564, and he was baptized on the 26th of the same month. Of his family, not much that is certain can be recorded; but it would appear, from an instrument in the College of Heralds, confirming the grant of a coat of arms to John Shakspeare in 1599, that his great grandfather had been rewarded by Henry the Seventh, "for his faithefull and approved service, with lands and tenements given to him in those parts of Warwickshire, where," proceeds this document, "they have continued by some descents in good reputation and credit." Notwithstanding this assertion, however, no such grant, after a minute examination, made by Mr. Malone in the chapel of the Rolls, has been discovered; whence we have reason to infer, that the heralds have been mistaken in their statement, and that the bounty of the monarch was directed through a different channel. From the language, indeed, of two rough draughts of a prior grant of arms to John Shakspeare in 1596, it is probable that the service alluded to was of a military cast, for it is there expressly said, that he was rewarded "for his faithful andvaliant service," a term, perhaps, implying the heroism of our poet's ancestor in the field of Bosworth. That the property, thus bestowed upon the family of Shakspeare, descended to John, the father of the poet, and contributed to his influence and respectability, there is no reason to doubt. From the register, indeed, and public writings relating to Stratford, Mr. Rowe has justly inferred, that the Shakspeares were of good figure and fashion there, and were considered as gentlemen. We may presume, however, that the patrimony of Mr. John Shakspeare, the parent of our great dramatist, was not very considerable, as he found the profits of business necessary to his support. He was, in fact, a wool-stapler, and, there is reason to suppose, in a large way; for he was early chosen a member of the corporation of his town, a situation usually connected with respectable circumstances, and soon after, he filled the office of high bailiff or chief magistrate of that body. The record of these promotions has been thus given from the books of the corporation.

Eversea (Google Books)

Eversea (Google Books) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0989492540
Author: Natasha Boyd
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Winner: Digital Book Awards 2014 (Adult Fiction) Winter Rose Contest FINALIST 2013 2015 Library Journal Self-e Selection Title "Love stories like these are the reason I read." ~ Natasha is a Book Junkie "I LOVED this book!" and "This book is escapism at its very best. It is a beautiful coming of age story with lots of lovely romance mixed in." ~ Laura Carter, Founder New Adult Book Club on Goodreads and Bookish Treasure Blog. "I absolutely loved it. I really couldn't get enough." ~ Jess, Book Passion for Life Blog "Eversea is the kind of book you read with a carton of ice cream , to escape for a while and daydream for hours afterwards. It's the kind of chick flick you'd watch and swoon over (and over) with your BFF's on Girls' Night." Laila, Goodreads "Oh EM GEE. What the heck just happened to me?? " ... and ... "Can't wait for book 2!" Michelle, All Romance Reviews Blog An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. When his co-star and real-life girlfriend is caught cheating on him by the tabloids, A-list hottie, Jack Eversea, finds himself in sleepy Butler Cove, South Carolina. Jack hopes the sultry southern heat in this tiny coastal Lowcountry town will hide him not only from the tabloids and his cheating girlfriend, but his increasingly vapid life and the people who run it. He doesn’t count on meeting Keri Ann Butler. Keri Ann has relied on herself so long, dealing with her family’s death and the responsibilities of keeping up her family's historic mansion, that boys and certainly the meager offering of eligible boys in Butler Cove, have never figured into her equation. But fate has other plans. Suddenly face to face with the man who played the movie role of her favorite fictional character, Jack has Keri Ann yearning for everything she has previously avoided ... and Jack must decide whether this funny, sassy girl is worth changing his life for, before his mistakes catch up to him. contemporary/romance/celebrity/hollywood/southern/sassy heroine/new adult

Let It Be

Let It Be [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1952793904
Author: Marie Force
Publisher: HTJB, Inc.
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The heart wants what the heart wants… Fresh out of college with a psychology degree, Molly Stillman was searching for the meaning of life by taking a summer volunteer gig building houses. The meaning in Molly’s life became apparent when her path crossed Lincoln Abbott’s. With his brand-new Yale MBA in hand, Linc was Mississippi bound, ready to spend the summer rebuilding houses after a devastating hurricane. He had a plan, lots of them, actually. But after meeting Molly, he realized plans have a way of showing you who’s boss. One look from the intelligent beauty working by his side on the house project, and Linc knew everything had changed. His long-time goal of studying at Oxford before joining his family’s finance business was abandoned in favor of helping to grow Molly’s charming family business in Vermont. Too bad Linc’s father had other ideas about how his future should unfold, and when forced to make a choice, Linc chose Molly. He chose Vermont and the Green Mountain Country Store, and he never looked back. Until a phone call from the past forces him to confront the choices he made decades ago and the consequences of saying goodbye, including telling his ten grown children why they’ve never met his family—a subject that’s always been off-limits until now. When Linc decides to go to Philadelphia to clear his conscience and see his father one last time, his wife and children insist on going along. Let them see what came of this choice you made, his eldest son, Hunter, says. As they wander down memory lane, Linc and Molly revisit the unforgettable summer that changed both their lives and look back on forty years of happily ever after.

Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher

Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1596981660
Author: Edward H. Bonekemper
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher by Edward H. Bonekemper Book Resume:

Ulysses S. Grant is often accused of being a cold-hearted butcher of his troops. In Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher, historian Edward H. Bonekemper III proves that Grant's casualty rates actually compared favorably with those of other Civil War generals. His perseverance, decisiveness, moral courage, and political acumen place him among the greatest generals of the Civil War; indeed, of all military history. Bonekemper proves that it was no historical accident that Grant accepted the surrender of three entire Confederate armies and won the Civil War. Bonekemper ably silences Grant's critics and restores Grant to the heroic reputation he so richly deserves.

In Search of Mercy

In Search of Mercy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781429947282
Author: Michael Ayoob
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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In Search of Mercy by Michael Ayoob Book Resume:

Winner of the Shamus Award for Best First Novel Dexter Bolzjak is an ex–hockey goalie who was abducted and tortured by perverted sports fans eight years ago. Now he's muddling along in a Pittsburgh warehouse when he meets an old, terminally ill drunk named Lou Kashon. Lou wants to see his lost love, the actress Mercy Carnahan, and offers Dexter a fortune to find her. Dexter embarks on the search, retracing Mercy's past online and on foot. Soon, Mercy begins to haunt Dexter, appearing in his dreams while flashbacks to his own traumatic experience plague his waking hours. Dexter persists and follows Mercy's trail to New York, where he finds a voyeuristic film of the actress recorded shortly before her disappearance. Once Dexter connects that film to its source, he finds himself trapped in the ultimate nightmare. Michael Ayoob's first novel offers a captivating new PI and a provocative mystery.

Improbable Fiction

Improbable Fiction [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 082297293X
Author: Jan Cohn
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
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A compelling account of the life of Pennsylvanian writer Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Through the examination of the tension between her seemingly contradictory domestic and professional identities, Jan Cohn illuminates precisely why Rinehart's accomplishments are so remarkable.

The Knot of a Knight

The Knot of a Knight [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1946271373
Author: Linda Rae Sande
Publisher: Twisted Teacup Publishing
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The Knot of a Knight by Linda Rae Sande Book Resume:

His love for her is real. But is she telling him the truth? Horse trainer by day and agent of the Crown at night, when Sir Randolph receives an offer to help a baroness train a timid filly, he’s happy to oblige. But with no horse in sight and the sneaking suspicion he’s been set up for love, he and the beautiful young widow Lady Xenobia hit it off immediately. There’s only one problem – what is the fine Lady doing with a hidden stash of suspicious-looking bank notes? Yearning for an independent life, Rachel spends her days balancing the books for her mother’s business. But when a dashing son of an earl with a need for an accountant sets his sights on her, she finally sees her chance. He might not be heir to the earldom, but Mark Merriweather is a cunning businessman searching for a wife… and he feels an attraction to Rachel which is impossible to deny. With a matchmaking cousin pulling strings in the background and secrets bubbling to the surface, will this pair of budding couples find the happiness they desire? And as passion begins to flare amid rumors of embezzlement and counterfeit banknotes, will their relationships fall apart before they even begin? If you adore gripping Regency Romance novels set in the heart of 19th-century British Aristocracy, then The Knot of a Knight is a tale you won’t want to miss. With a dash of mystery and plenty of romantic suspense, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat. Scroll up and grab your copy now.

The Wedding Game

The Wedding Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0553898396
Author: Jane Feather
Publisher: Bantam
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In this captivating romance about the inimitable Duncan sisters and their clandestine matchmaking service, a handsome new client throws youngest sister Chastity into an unexpected quandary. Chastity listens to Dr. Douglas Farrell’s distressingly unromantic requirements for a wife: wealth and social status. Her instinct is to refuse service to the tall, muscular, dark-eyed physician, but she can’t turn away a paying client. Yet the doctor conceals a secret. He’s prepared to sacrifice his bachelorhood for his true passion: caring for the poorest of London’s poor. Of course, his dream requires capital. For that, he is convinced he needs a well-to-do, well-connected wife. Little does Chastity know that if she ever learned the selfless truth, the handsome doctor just might steal her heart. And if Douglas ever lifted the veil that covers this mysterious woman, he might discover his perfect match.

I Don’t Want to be a Christmas Tree

I Don’t Want to be a Christmas Tree [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1504907108
Author: Kathy Lindsey
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I Don’t Want to be a Christmas Tree by Kathy Lindsey Book Resume:

Kristopher and Kristin Butler are so excited to venture out with their parents to cut down their first live Christmas tree. After looking at hundreds of trees, Kristin finally finds the right tree. It is green, not too tall, and has plenty of places to hang ornaments. But just as she asks her brother if he likes it too, the tree makes a surprising announcement. In this colorful children’s tale, a brother and sister who choose a stubborn Christmas tree are about to discover that someone in their family is harboring a big secret that will change everything.

The Butler Cove Series (Books 1-4)

The Butler Cove Series (Books 1-4) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: TASHA BOYD
Publisher: Natasha Boyd
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The Butler Cove Series (Books 1-4) by TASHA BOYD Book Resume:

Special bundle containing EVERSEA, FOREVER JACK, MY STAR MY LOVE and ALL THAT JAZZ: **Over 30% off regular price of the individual books!** Start the awarding winning series with EVERSEA: A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. An orphaned, small-town, Southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. A vivid and emotional series! Readers have said "a new, fresh, take on every girl's fantasy" with "evocative and memorable writing" that makes you want to "book a trip to imaginary Butler Cove!" Eversea (Jack and Keri Ann part 1) Forever, Jack (Jack and Keri Ann part 2) My Star, My Love (Jack and Keri Ann bonus Christmas book) All That Jazz (Jazz and Joey).

The Butler's Guide to Running the Home and Other Graces

The Butler's Guide to Running the Home and Other Graces [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0385344716
Author: Stanley Ager,Fiona St. Aubyn
Publisher: Potter Style
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Perched on an island off the shores of Cornwall, England, the soaring castle of St. Michael’s Mount has been home to the St. Aubyn family since 1647. For nearly thirty years, Stanley Ager, one of the most esteemed butlers of the twentieth century, ensured that St. Michael’s Mount was an impeccable place to live and a gracious and welcoming one for guests to visit. Revered by everyone from royalty to the estate staff, Stanley Ager considered it his calling to run a home gracefully and efficiently. Several of the men whom he trained at St. Michael’s Mount went on to serve in the Royal Household at Buckingham Palace and at British embassies throughout the world. But you don’t need a manor to benefit from Ager’s wisdom on homekeeping. This carefully detailed, charmingly illustrated, eminently useful volume offers important insights and techniques, including how to: Wipe a glass—or a chandelier—until it sparkles *** Fold napkins precisely—in six different ways *** Polish furniture—or silver—to a mirror finish *** Lay a beautiful table and serve a meal impeccably *** Brush, buff, and maintain any manner of clothes and footwear *** Fold and pack for a trip—for business or pleasure *** Select and pour wine *** Stage “impromptu” romantic picnics *** And, among other graces, open a door soundlessly, roll an umbrella perfectly, and iron a newspaper