An Ex to Grind

Author: Jane Heller
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061860492
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The battle of the sexes rages on in this smart, witty, and extremely timely comedy from the phenomenally popular Jane Heller At first, Manhattan financial planner Melanie Banks adores Dan Swain, her pro football player husband who's got a sexy Oklahoma drawl to go with his athletic good looks. But then his career comes to a screeching halt and he spends the next few years out of a job, seemingly unconcerned about it. Suddenly, she's the one bringing home the bacon and falling out of love with the paycheck-devouring, couch-sitting mooch. Divorce is the answer, she decides -- only to learn she has to fork over alimony while he lives like a prince on her income and she has to share custody of their precious dog, Buster. Consumed with the unfairness of it all, she plays dirty, hiring a high-profile matchmaker to find some unsuspecting female she can dump on Dan for ninety days and cause him to violate their cohabitation clause. But then Melanie's scheme backfires. Her ex's new love revitalizes him, miraculously transforming him into the focused, responsible go-getter she always hoped he'd be. And now, with the ninety-day clock about to chime, she realizes she wants him back.

An Ex to Grind in Deadwood

Author: Ann Charles
ISBN: 9781940364131
Format: PDF
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Something has gone foul in the Black Hills. Leave it to Violet Parker to stumble into the middle of it. A creepy phone call. A dead body. Two meddling detectives. A glut of troublemaking ex-partners. Can things get any worse? Violet vows to keep her nose out of police business this time. But when her son is linked to the victim, she's drawn into the investigation. More than just a mystery to solve, now it's personal.

Once Upon a Grind

Author: Cleo Coyle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698137388
Format: PDF, Docs
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When coffeehouse manager turned amateur sleuth Clare Cosi roasts “magic” beans for Fairy Tale Week, she brews up a vision that leads to a sleeping beauty in Central Park; a big, bad wolf of Wall Street; and an East Side enclave with storybook secrets... Fairy tale fever has descended on New York City. Broadway fans are flocking to Red Riding Hood: The Musical; museums are exhibiting art inspired by the Brothers Grimm; and Clare Cosi gives her coffee truck a “Jack and the Beanstalk” makeover for a Central Park festival. Clare’s coffee hunter ex-husband contributes a bag of African beans with alleged magical properties. His octogenarian mother entertains customers with readings of the grinds, but Clare remains skeptical—until she receives a vision that helps her find a young model’s body in the park’s woods. The police dismiss “sleeping beauty” as the victim of a drug overdose. Then Clare uncovers evidence that points to a roster of suspects, from a wolf of Wall Street to a New York Giant and a wicked witch of the West Side. Now Clare is really in the woods—with a dangerous predator on her heels and an investigation that leads from a secret Prince Charming club right back to her own NYPD detective boyfriend. If she doesn’t solve this mystery, those magic beans predict an unhappy ending. Includes wicked good recipes!

The Grind

Author: Armand Sands
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465320223
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Grind (V) to reduce to fine particles: To sharpen; polish or shape by friction; To press or rub together: To work or study hard - Websters Dictionary Armand Sands, Roc Byrd, Mike Hinks, and Jay Wilson are African-American college students in Oakland CA, who want everything at any cost. And when the question, Do you want be rich?, is posed to Armand Sands the Grind is set into motion. As the four young men wander down the path of their twisted American dream, they encounter a few seasoned street veterans who at times serve up wise advice and on other occasions push, the four young men even further into the teeth of the Grind. It isnt until one of the four young men is almost killed, that it is realized that seeds of deeds past have matured and all the circumstances set in front of them are self made.

Escaping the Grind

Author: Nicholas Adam
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450233848
Format: PDF, Kindle
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After an invigorating trip through the Rocky Mountains, recent graduate Carlson Veitch lands his first real job. The idealistic young man thinks success will require nothing more than wearing a tie, a regular bedtime and a daily shave. Little does Carlson know that a labour dispute, impossible students and a villainous boss are all ready to test his resolve. Nicholas Adams debut novel Escaping the Grind flings you into the angst-filled world of Carlson Veitcha world that hovers between irreverence, sardonic humour and just the right touch of young male vulnerability. Then just when you think its merely a brilliantly funny book, it sets you down gently into moments that are poignant and heartwarming. Sherry Hinman, vice-president, Ontario Writers conference, editor, writer, teacher "Very compelling. Its light, breezy and witty." -- Terry Fallis, author of The Best Laid Plans, winner of the Stephen Leacock award for humour