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When Did We Lose Harriet

Author : Patricia Sprinkle
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A teenage girl has been missing from her Montgomery, Alabama, home for six weeks. She may be a runaway, a crime victim, or both. What’s amazing is other people’s lack of concern. Just one person cares that she’s gone: a spunky amateur sleuth on the sunset end of sixty. Armed with razor-sharp insight, a salty wit, and tenacious faith, MacLaren Yarbrough follows a trail of clues -- a wisp of a hint, a shadow of a lie -- in search of answers to questions that come hot and fast and that grow increasingly alarming. How did a fifteen-year-old girl come across a large sum of money? Why did she hide it instead of taking it with her? Where is she now? And who is willing to kill to keep MacLaren from probing too far? Masked by Dixie charm and the scent of honeysuckle, a deadly secret lies coiled . . . one that holds the ultimate answer to the question, When Did We Lose Harriet? When Did We Lose Harriet? is the first of the MacLaren Yarbrough Mysteries, featuring plucky, sixty-some heroine MacLaren Yarbrough. Look for further books in this series in the near future.

When Did We Lose Harriet Bagst

Author : Patricia Houck Sprinkle
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Making Harriet

Author : Arthur Joel Katz
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Jonathan Bendel has shot himself in the foot in Hollywood terms by producing and directing the greatest bomb in motion picture history. Reduced to hustling paddle tennis games on Venice Beach, Jonathan somehow manages to get to write, produce and direct Popcorn and Harriet. This is the story of how he did it, including the bodies he had to step over, the ladies he had to romance, and the lies he had to tell along the way.

Christian Fiction

Author : John Mort
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At last--the first comprehensive readers' advisory guide for this highly popular genre! With an emphasis on contemporary publications, this book covers nearly 2,000 Christian fiction titles,including a chapter on YA literature, and provides detailed annotations and bibliographies.

Professional Care and Vocation

Author : Timothy W. Wineberg
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This book integrates the traditional understanding of a profession—a calling to selfless service for the public good, through the pursuit of a learned art—with that of vocation—work that offers a deep sense of personal fulfilment, meaning, and identity.

Joseph and Harriet Hawley s Civil War

Author : Paul E. Teed
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This study examines the partnership of Joseph and Harriet Hawley, a married couple from Connecticut, during the American Civil War. Bringing together social, political, and military history, the author analyzes the wartime experiences of the couple and Americans more generally.

What Are You Wearing to Die

Author : Patricia Sprinkle
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A Thoroughly Southern Mystery #10 Georgia magistrate MacLaren Yarbrough always laughs at her husband’s threat to handcuff her to her desk to keep her from ‘snooping on the sinister.” But when Starr Knight, the wild and flamboyant taxidermist’s daughter’s death is ruled an accident, MacLaren can’t help but be curious as to why Starr was found wearing an outfit she literally wouldn’t be caught dead in!! Then another woman is killed wearing atypical clothes, there isn’t a desk or handcuff strong enough to keep Mac for searching their closets...for skeletons!!! “Folksy, well-developed characters; plot twists; details of taxidermy; and a glimpse of the trials of small-business owners in rural America add to the story.” –Booklist “Patricia Sprinkle is a modern master of the classic cozy mystery.” —Nancy Pickard “As Southern as Sunday fried chicken and sweet tea... Come for one visit and you’ll always return.” —Carolyn Hart “Sprinkle has a gift for developing a full, rich world.” —Publisher’s Weekly “Sprinkle entertains and enchants her readers. Her characters are so real you’ll find yourself believing you grew up with them.” —Christian Retailing "Sprinkle has a real eye for regional culture and traditions. . . . She tackles weighty subject matter with a steady hand and a reassuring touch.”—Atlanta Journal Constitution "Sprinkle’s characters are fantastic, her Southern settings shine, and her stories always mesmerize.” —Roundtable Reviews

The Maiden Bride

Author : Rexanne Becnel
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A noblewoman takes her twin’s place in marriage to a Norman invader in this “absorbing, sexually charged” medieval romance from a USA Today–bestselling author (Publishers Weekly). All her life, Linnea de Valcourt has been reviled as the cursed daughter of Maidenstone Castle. The younger of identical twins, she narrowly escaped a death sentence at birth. To save her beloved sister from marriage to the savage Norman conqueror who has laid siege to their castle, Linnea will sacrifice her own happiness by engaging in a dangerous deception. Years of exile have driven Axton de la Manse to the brink of despair. Now he will have his vengeance by taking his enemy’s most prized possession, his eldest daughter. Once they wed and she is carrying the de la Manse heir, no one can dispute his claim to Maidenstone, the stronghold stolen from his family. That is, until the unthinkable happens: He loses his heart to his bride, whose own desires ignite a fierce longing deep within Axton. Is their growing love enough to overcome the lies and treachery that could drive them apart? With enthralling characters, passionate romance, and spellbinding adventure, the award-winning author of The Matchmaker and The Bridemaker “demonstrates that she is a master of her craft” (RT Book Reviews).

Impartiality Against The Mob

Author : John Creasey
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A fascist organisation intends to attack a meeting of workers and Gideon of Scotland Yard has the job of ensuring the police maintain law and order and do not provoke either side. At the same time, brutal murder is occurring behind an anti-immigration campaign. Gideon finds himself risking his life so as to protect the force and its reputation.

The Affairs of Harriet Walters Spinster

Author : Cathy Spencer
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Harriet Walters, a twenty-six year old spinster, is evicted from her home after the death of her father and sent to live with a persnickety aunt. Resigned to the thankless life of an unpaid companion, she yearns for romance with the local grammar school’s history master, if only he were as interested in her as he is in the Roman occupation of England. Fate intervenes, however, when Harriet becomes an heiress. Leaving her small town home for the glittering attractions of London, Harriet meets several interesting new people, including a devilish young cad who wants to awaken her sensual side, and chooses an unconventional path to happiness and love. Welcome to the Regency world, where life is slower, people are more courteous, and men and women still court each other. So pour yourself a cup of tea or chocolate, sit back in your chair, and enjoy an old-fashioned romance. "Recommended for all Regency Romance lovers." - Amazon Review "I would say if you like Elizabeth Gaskell, or Jane Austen, you will like this style." - Goodreads Review Tags: regency England, historical romance, humor, Cinderella story, self-discovery

Hester and Harriet

Author : Hilary Spiers
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The gentle humour and relaxed pace make this an enjoyable read. - Daily Mail Sisters Hester and Harriet are reluctantly driving to visit relatives when they come across a young woman hiding with her baby in a bus shelter. Seeing the perfect excuse for returning to their own warm hearth, the pair insist on bringing Daria and Milo home with them. But with the arrival of a sinister stranger looking for a girl with a baby, followed quickly by their cousins' churlish fifteen-year-old son, Ben, who also appears to be seeking sanctuary, Hester and Harriet's carefully crafted peace and quiet quickly begins to fall apart. And, perhaps, that's exactly what they need...

Jane Austen s Emma

Author : Kenneth Robert Morefield
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Jane Austen's Emma: A Close Reading Companion is a chapter-by-chapter analysis of one of literature's first great novels. Morefield combines an academic's breadth of knowledge with a fan's enthusiasm to craft a reading companion that will help illuminate the novel regardless of whether the reader is approaching Austen's work for the first time or the twentieth. Deliberately crafted with the student in mind, this title offers lucid, specific, and often surprising interpretations of key passa ...

A Long Lost Time

Author : Neil A. King
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The Luke Bright Series comes to its thrilling conclusion! In a world where prejudice is strong enough to split apart nations, one young man is striving to bring them back together. Now more than ever, we must fight for equality and stamp out the hatred that divides us. “What if the home I have in my desires isn’t the home that I need it to be? What if the person I am now can’t fit back into being the person I was before?” After nearly two years on the run in the USA, Luke Bright is finally getting his chance to go back home to the UK. The chance to reunite with his family is too overpowering, even though his home country declared him a murderer and a heretic. That means he’ll be returning as a fugitive. Leaving behind his many lives and friends in the USA proves to be the most heart-wrenching thing Luke has had to do. These people who protected him, saved him and loved him when he was completely isolated –– can he really just leave all that behind and forget it when he goes home? Especially since so much has changed since Luke was last in the UK. When Luke returns home, corrupt police officer Marco Brown is still hunting him and won’t stop until Luke is behind bars for the rest of his life. With the help of some old faces, the reason why Marco hates Americans finally comes to light and it’s more shocking anyone could imagine. With a life in jail looming, will Luke’s allies be able to finally prove his innocence and uncover the secrets that could end his ordeal? Age recommendation: ‘The Luke Bright Series’ is recommended for readers aged 15+.

Tippi Barstool

Author : Jane Lowy
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Spunky Prohibition-era Broadway showgirl forms complex relationship with fellow code-savant/dancer in this sweet, quirky romantic adventure

Forbidden

Author : Betty Lowrey
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God’s love shines through Ellen’s excitement as she dons the red dress won from the Bridal Shoppe. Daniel has invited all the ladies to attend Hutson’s Ball, but excitement dims as she recalls the animosity between their new neighbors Marigold and Harriet. While Anne’s ex-husband tries to ruin her life, Bitty is miserable because she and the chief of police have called it quits. But Ellen knows hearts are changing thanks to the work of the Holy Spirit. In spite of the women’s resolve to remain aloof, Ellen has faith Jesus can save them and God will keep them. If they could call a truce for one night and enjoy the ball, Ellen would be happy, but what happens is inevitable. Andrew shows up in a drunken stupor and confronts Anne about their son. From there it all becomes interesting as Harriet asserts authority and Bitty is stunned to see another woman on the arm of the chief of police. When Daniel is encountered by Madonna, his old girlfriend, Ellen knows no matter what happens God has a plan for each person. All the elements of God’s grace and forgiveness are seen in Forbidden through the changing of each of these women’s lives. One by one, Ellen knows the Lord will break them down—she only prays that He will do it gently.

Hope

Author : Ruth Hartzler
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IN THEIR TIME

Author : Sam McClanahan
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In Their Time revolves around the life and times of Harriet Arnold, mistress of Daffodil Hill. Tall, attractive, headstrong, auburn haired Harriet finds herself struggling to survive during the Union army's occupation of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. With her husband Edwin, away fighting under the command of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Harriet struggles to raise two teenage daughters and to protect her palatial home and property from Yankee soldiers who several time threaten to set her home ablaze. And if dealing with the Union soldiers were not enough, she also is forced to deal with Daffodil Hill's former revengeful overseer and a sex-crazed gambler bent on kidnapping her daughters and beautiful young house guests. Although this carefully researched, historically accurate novel brings a people, a place and a time alive again it goes beyond a portrayal of a particular people in a specific place while exploring the broader war, especially those battles that directly impacted Middle Tennessee. Although sorely tested, Harriet's early frontier training has prepared her well for the challenges she must face during the dark and difficult war years. Faced with events so shocking that she could never have imagined in her wildest dreams, Harriet somehow manages to courageously defend her household with grit and a fierce and indomitable spirit.

Help It s Harriet

Author : Jean Ure
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EVERYONE KNOWS HARRIET JOHNSON.

Billy Mitchell

Author : James J. Cooke
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But his brilliance was often overshadowed by his personal failings.".

Willa s Grove

Author : Laura Munson
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You are invited to the rest of your life. Three women, from coast to coast and in between, open their mailboxes to the same intriguing invitation. Although leading entirely different lives, each has found herself at a similar, jarring crossroads. Right when these women thought they’d be comfortably settling into middle age, their carefully curated futures have turned out to be dead ends. The sender of the invitation is Willa Silvester, who is reeling from the untimely death of her beloved husband and the reality that she must say goodbye to the small mountain town they founded together. Yet as Willa mourns her losses, an impossible question keeps staring her in the face: So now what? Struggling to find the answer alone, fiercely independent Willa eventually calls a childhood friend who happens to be in her own world of hurt—and that’s where the idea sparks. They decide to host a weeklong interlude from life, and invite two other friends facing their own quandaries. Soon the four women converge at Willa’s Montana homestead, a place where they can learn from nature and one another as they contemplate their second acts together in the rugged wilderness of big sky country.