Sam's Sweetheart

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Author: Helen Mathers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Australian fiction

Page: 475

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His Christmas Sweetheart

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Author: Cathy McDavid

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460321766

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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A HOLIDAY FOR HEALING Nothing's been simple in Sweetheart, Nevada, since the wildfire that ravaged the charming little town. Miranda Staley is among those who've sworn to stay on and bring Sweetheart back to life. She loves running a group home for the elderly, but it's getting difficult to keep her business going. She could lose everything she's worked so hard to create. On the day of the fire, Will Desarro helped save some of Miranda's elderly residents. The handsome ranch hand is a man of few words, but Miranda soon discovers that beneath that quiet exterior beats a heart of gold. Will can help save Miranda's home and her business—but only if their love is strong enough to conquer his painful past.

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins

Black Daughter of the Revolution

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Author: Lois Brown

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469606569

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 704

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Born into an educated free black family in Portland, Maine, Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930) was a pioneering playwright, journalist, novelist, feminist, and public intellectual, best known for her 1900 novel Contending Forces: A Romance of Negro Life North and South. In this critical biography, Lois Brown documents for the first time Hopkins's early family life and her ancestral connections to eighteenth-century New England, the African slave trade, and twentieth-century race activism in the North. Brown includes detailed descriptions of Hopkins's earliest known performances as a singer and actress; textual analysis of her major and minor literary works; information about her most influential mentors, colleagues, and professional affiliations; and details of her battles with Booker T. Washington, which ultimately led to her professional demise as a journalist. Richly grounded in archival sources, Brown's work offers a definitive study that clarifies a number of inconsistencies in earlier writing about Hopkins. Brown re-creates the life of a remarkable woman in the context of her times, revealing Hopkins as the descendant of a family comprising many distinguished individuals, an active participant and supporter of the arts, a woman of stature among professional peers and clubwomen, and a gracious and outspoken crusader for African American rights.

His Small-Town Sweetheart

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Author: Amanda Berry

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460375629

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Best Friends…Forever Twenty years ago, Nicole Baxter left the only home she knew—and the boy who shared all her secrets. Now, with nowhere else to go, she's back in Tawnee Valley to figure out her next move—and cry on her old friend Sam Ward's shoulder. Except the gentle dreamer has become a brooding loner who's gearing up to sell the place he loves most. When Nikki moved away, Sam lost the best friend he ever had. The beautiful, elegant woman who comes home is a world away from the tomboy with pigtails and skinned knees. And he's no longer the dreamy kid who believes in happy endings. Until Nikki starts to convince him they share the same dream: a future together right here in their own backyard…

The Sweetheart

A Novel

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Author: Angelina Mirabella

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476733902

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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"It's 1953 and seventeen-year-old Leonie Putzkammer is cartoonishly tall and curvaceous, destined to spend the rest of her life waiting tables and living with her widowed father Franz in their Philadelphia row house. Until the day legendary wrestling promoter Salvatore Costantini walks into the local diner and offers her the chance of a lifetime. Leonie sets off for Florida to train at Joe Pospisil's School for Lady Grappling. There, she transforms into Gorgeous Gwen Davies, tag-team partner of legendary Screaming Mimi Hollander, and begins a romance with the soon-to-be Junior Heavyweight Champion Spider McGee."--

Delusionary

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Author: Dave Bern

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469114909

Category: Fiction

Page: 245

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Ever wonder what you would do if you were struck down, knocked unconscious and when you awoke, discovered you had no recollection of your past life? Your name, family, occupation, as well as your entire past appear wiped out. Alone and befuddled you have no clues as to who you are and all you have in your pocket is a crumpled ten dollar bill. Eventually strangers come along and give you a ride. They take you into their world with their friends and then onto another state to a construction job site where they are scheduled to work. What about the family, friends, and job you left behind? Their lives are entangled with the police and their frustrations are immense. Your past family survives and through the years they start a new family. Delusionary is the story that will lead you into this maze through the years and unfold the journey both families undertake. This might happen to you

A Sweetheart for the Single Dad

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Author: Victoria Pade

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373659105

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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All Is Fair In Love And War! How can a woman complete a task when the subject looks like him? Lindie Camden must keep her eyes on the prize to win Sawyer Huffman as a client and amend their familial dispute that dates back generations. But when she's hit with the single dad's gentle heart and his oh-too-kissable mouth, her idea of "the prize" shifts all too easily… She expects to volunteer in the community center wearing that? There was no denying Sawyer's appreciation of seeing Lindie in her figure-hugging clothes, but he's less impressed with the reason behind the outfits. Despite the initial success of their seductive ploy, he won't allow the Camdens to weasel themselves into business with him. Because the only kind of deal he wanted to make with Lindie involved white lace…and promises…

Wagon Train Sweetheart

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Author: Lacy Williams

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460381513

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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A Promised Bride Emma Hewitt never thought she'd travel thousands of miles to wed. Yet Oregon is where she'll meet the groom her brothers have chosen. After years of nursing her ailing father, Emma's social skills are lacking. An arranged marriage is only sensible. And her growing feelings for Nathan Reed, a worker on her wagon train, are surely better forgotten. Nathan knows he's wrong for Emma. He's too rough, too burdened with guilt over his past. But when Emma nurses him through a fever, she sees something in him no one ever has. Now he wants to be a man worthy of her love. Emma's loyalty to family has always come first. Will she find the courage now to follow her heart? Journey West: Romance and adventure await three siblings on the Oregon Trail

Laugh Out Loud

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Quickfox Publishing

ISBN: 0620320508

Category: Wit and humor

Page: 216

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The Sheriff's Sweetheart

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Author: Laurie Kingery

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781426889851

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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He needs to turn his life around… And Simpson Creek, Texas, is the perfect place to do it. On the run from his dangerous past, Sam Bishop is happy to find a town seeking "marriage-minded bachelors." A wealthy wife is just what he needs to make his gambling problems disappear. But when Prissy Gilmore catches Sam's eye, she proves to be much more than a rich match. Sam wants to deserve her, wants to become sheriff and protect her hometown—wants to be the man she believes him to be. Yet the true test is waiting, when his past returns to challenge his future.

The Soldier's Sweetheart

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Author: Deb Kastner

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373878311

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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"Love Inspired inspirational romance"--Spine.

Thomas ancestors

a history of a Thomas family : being the ancestors of the children of the Honorable Mark Thomas, Jr. and Marjolie Maude (Foster) Thomas

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 616

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Rodeo Sweetheart

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Author: Betsy St. Amant

Publisher: Steeple Hill

ISBN: 1426852673

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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To save her family ranch—and her father's legacy—Samantha Jenson reluctantly runs a dude ranch on the financially strapped property. Among the greenhorn tourists in stiff jeans and shiny cowboy boots: handsome businessman Ethan Ames. Ethan makes Sam remember her own dreams—of love and marriage. But surely he'll ride out of her life—in his fancy car—when his vacation is over. Until she learns that Ethan isn't on vacation at all. He has a very big secret. One that just might destroy her dreams of being his rodeo sweetheart…forever.

True Honor

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Author: Dee Henderson

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781414355412

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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CIA officer Darcy St. James is after a man who knew that the September 11 attacks would happen. Navy SEAL Sam "Cougar" Houston is busy being deployed around the world chasing after this man. Under the pressure of war St. James and Houston discover the sweetness of love, but their romance might be short lived.

Sam's Diary

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Author: HL Bailey

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595317634

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Sam's Diary is the poignant account of a high school girl's struggle with everyday problems of being a teenager. As her life unfolds, she faces a challenge that not only changes her, but everyone close to her. How can one moment in one day forever alter Sam's dreams and ambitions? The answer lies within her diary. It is written with candor and humor and it is easy for all readers to identify with someone in the story.

Home in Hollywood

The Imaginary Geography of Cinema

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Author: Elisabeth Bronfen

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231529422

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 352

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Who can forget Dorothy's quest for the great and powerful Oz as she tried to return to her beloved Kansas? She thought she needed a wizard's magic, only to discover that home—and the power to get there—had been with her all along. This engaging and provocative book proposes that Hollywood has created an imaginary cinematic geography filled with people and places we recognize and to which we are irresistibly drawn. Each viewing of a film stirs, in a very real and charismatic way, feelings of home, and the comfort of returning to films like familiar haunts is at the core of our nostalgic desire. Leading us on a journey through American film, Elisabeth Bronfen examines the different ways home is constructed in the development of cinematic narrative. Each chapter includes a close reading of such classic films as Fleming's The Wizard of Oz, Sirk's Imitation of Life, Burton's Batman Returns, Hitchcock's Rebecca, Ford's The Searchers, and Sayles's Lone Star.

Sweetheart, Indiana

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Author: Suzanne Simmons

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: 9780425197790

Category: Fiction

Page: 324

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When she is forced to live in the town of Sweetheart, Indiana, which she has just inherited, spoiled New York socialite Gillian Charles engages in a battle of wits--and passion--with attorney Sam Law, who has a hidden agenda. Original.