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Author: Danika Stone

Publisher: Swoon Reads

ISBN: 1250221668

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

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An epic YA adventure story about two friends lost in the Canadian wilderness from Danika Stone, the author of All the Feels. Vale loves to hike, but kind of hates her classmates. Ash is okay with his classmates, but kind of hates the outdoors. So, needless to say they are both fairly certain that the overnight nature hike with their PE class is going to be a hellish experience. But when they get separated from the group during a storm, they have worse things to worry about than bullies and blisters. Lost in the Canadian wilderness with limited supplies, caught in dangerous weather conditions, and surrounded by deadly wildlife, it's going to take every bit of strength, skill, and luck they can muster to survive. Praise for Danika Stone: "An enjoyable, fast-paced read." — School Library Journal on Internet Famous "The book is a dream. I loved absolutely everything about it. ... From the chapter headers to every mention of nerd culture, All the Feels is a blast!" —Seeking Book Boyfriends on All the Feels

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A San Francisco Mystery

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Author: Susan Dunlap

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780106750

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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A new smart and sassy mystery featuring intrepid stunt double and Zen student Darcy Lott When her Zen teacher is attacked in front of her by a silent, hoodie-clad assailant, Darcy Lott feels uncharacteristically helpless. If she cannot identify Garson-roshi’s attacker, she cannot protect him. For whoever it is will surely strike again. But who would have a reason to assault this wise and gentle man? As she questions her fellow students and other acquaintances of the Zen master, it becomes clear that Garson-roshi has been keeping secrets from Darcy. What happened while he was living in Japan? And where does he disappear to on the last Wednesday of every month? Distracted by the possibility of her big career break on a new action movie, Darcy finds herself unprepared when the case takes a shocking twist ...

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Author: Matthew Klein

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409109100

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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How far will one man go for a second chance? Timothy Van Bender lives a magical life: his business is doing well; he has a beautiful and charming wife, Katherine; and his young sexy secretary, Tricia, greets him each morning with a flirtatious smile. Then, one Tuesday, everything changes. Timothy wakes to learn that his hedge fund has lost $24 million on a bad bet against the Japanese Yen. Timothy decides to double down and bet again. But the Yen keeps climbing, and his business investors start asking questions. With his company on the brink of collapse, he gets a call from his wife, who phones to say goodbye, moments before jumping off a cliff to her death. Timothy can't believe it - and nor, for that matter, can the local police. And that's when his troubles start. As the police investigate Timothy, he investigates his dead wife's secrets. But when Tricia shows up on the doorstep, claiming to be his dead wife, and knowing secrets that only Katherine could know, Timothy's not sure what to believe. Has he been given a second chance at happiness or is he being played for a fool in an elaborate scam that may cost him his life?

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Author: Robert ILiffe

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595474683

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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John St.George, owner of 'St.George's Antiques', has been murdered during a late night burglary at his antique shop. The Police, investigating the suspicious death, have few leads to go on. The victim's son, Ian St.George, a retired R.C.M.P. Security Service Officer, finds himself the reluctant and sole owner of his father's antique shop, and with it, a rare, historically significant and valuable Cantonese Ivory chess set that his father had recently bought in New York. Sudden and intense interest in the antique chess set by several people, including a friend of his late father, a museum curator wanting the chess set for the museum's antique ivory exhibit, and an elusive Chinese News correspondent, makes Ian suspicious of the reasons behind his father's death, and the antique shop break-in. A daring robbery at the Museum's ivory exhibit raises the stakes. Told by Police to stay out of the investigations, Ian St.George enlists former colleagues from his R.C.M.P. Security Service past-retired members of the R.C.M.P.'s civilian surveillance "WATCHER's" Service. Using their combined intelligence service skills, they set out to solve the death of Ian's father, the antique shop break-in, and museum theft.

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Fifty Years in Glacier & the West

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Author: W.J. Yenne

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1439666997

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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His half-century career took him from the Idaho panhandle to the Grand Canyon, but William J. Yenne is best remembered for his decades in Montana's Glacier National Park. Widely recognized as the most accomplished and knowledgeable outdoorsman to ride the Glacier backcountry, Yenne knew each mile of the park's trails intimately and could identify every mountain peak at a glance. He was also a renowned storyteller. Many recall his amusing and fascinating yarns, spun around campfires or from his saddle on long trail rides. Those iconic tales and more are preserved in this expanded edition, updated with previously unpublished photos and stories transcribed from conversations and letters to friends.

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A Story of a Killer's Fears

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Author: Will Pettijohn

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781438952543

Category: Fiction

Page: 156

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This book is the first in this series. It introduces the reader to a killer. You will hate the killer and then come to love him. And there's a hero, he's modest and an all around good guy. But his morals will be tested time and time again, as he faces the mind of a criminal. We begin our story in Dallas Texas. Colt "the killer" lives a double life. He wants so badly to be a nine to five family man. But he has an obligation to the Mob. The hero in our story "detective Rick Wise" doesn't have a clue what he's getting himself into. But rest assured, he"ll fight tooth and nail before he lets a killer go free. Switchback grabs ahold of the reader and makes them hate and then fall in love with a killer. The title is Switchback and there is a reason for it. With the twists and turns, you'll be captivated and can't wait for the answers to be unvailed. But be forwarned, there are some pretty grousom scenes in this novel that may not be suitable for all readers. There is a method to the madness and you'll see how it plays together in the end. Dedicated in loving memory Andrew L. "Dickie" Hajduk Aug-22-1951 to Dec-16-2006

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Author: Collin Wilcox

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1784089141

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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In the shadows of the Golden Gate Bridge, Hastings investigates a glamorous murder. The killer is long gone from the crime scene when he realizes his mistake. It went perfectly, right until the end. He lured Lisa to the oceanfront park, entered her car on the passenger side, shot her twice, and escaped without being stained by her blood. He took the gun with him, as planned -- but he forgot her purse, the crucial detail meant to make the crime look like a robbery. It was a simple mistake, but it could cost him everything. It does not take long for Lieutenant Frank Hastings to notice the purse -- nor is he slow to notice the victim's beauty. Lisa Franklin was a self-described courtesan, a would-be poet who paid her rent by lavishing affection on San Francisco's rich and powerful. As Hastings combs through her client list, he is confronted with one vital question: Which captain of industry was foolish enough to leave the purse behind?

The Primrose Switchback

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Author: Jo Bannister

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447236300

Category: Fiction

Page: 232

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Shad couldn’t be guilty of murder . . . could he? Rosie Holland, agony aunt for the Skipley Chronicle, speeds to the aid of a woman supposedly held at knifepoint – only to discover the whole thing is a hoax organised by the makers of a TV programme. Merely annoyed at first, Rosie becomes worried when her gardener, Shad, is discovered unconscious and bleeding near the dead body of one of the programme’s researchers. Rosie finds it impossible to believe that Shad could have been involved and she vows to discover the truth. But as she delves deeper into the events surrounding the night of the murder, she realises that in this bizarre set-up of twisted humour and warped ambition, nothing is as it seems.

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an autobiography

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Author: Brian Lunn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 264

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Coal on the Switchback

The Coal Industry Since Nationalisation

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Author: Israel Berkovitch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138304017

Category:

Page: 232

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Cover -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Sir Derek Ezra -- Contents -- List of illustrations -- List of tables -- 1 The fuel picture -- 2 From scrabbling in the ground to exporting great treasure -- 3 Towards nationalisation -- 4 What the nation took over -- 5 The first Board -- 6 Expanding horizons -- 7 The great turnabout -- 8 Fight for survival -- 9 Coal yields further ground -- 10 The sheikhs take a hand -- 11 Coal industry 1975 /76 -- 12 Fuel policies 1975/76 -- 13 The future - must coal stay on a switchback? -- Index