Christmas in Texas

Author: Elizabeth Silverthorne
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9780890965788
Format: PDF, Docs
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A unique book of different ethnic groups that have come to Texas. This book shows how Texans have celebrated Christmas for over 4 centuries, during good and bad times.

Seven Sisters

Author: Earlene Fowler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101501251
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Meet Benni Harper…a spirited ex-cowgirl, quilter, and folk-art expert who’s staking out her own corner of the contemporary American West. She’s got an eye for murderous designs—and a talent for piecing together the most complex and cold-blooded crimes. When Benni’s stepson announces his plans to marry into the wealthy, influential Brown family, she and her husband are invited to the Browns’ sprawling ranch, Seven Sisters, to celebrate the engagement. But the party takes a tragic turn when a member of the esteemed family is murdered. While trying to unravel the feuding clan’s tangled past, Benni uncovers a shocking pattern of tragedy—and stitches a hodgepodge of clues into a very disturbing design. . . Seven Sisters, a challenging pattern that features a single six-pointed star surrounded by six identical stars, was most likely inspired by an observation of nature—the Seven Sisters is a loose grouping of stars in the constellation Taurus. Although the stars in the cluster appear to be close together, they are, in fact, quite far apart.

The Seven Sisters

Author: Lucinda Riley
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447219104
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Seven Sisters is a sweeping epic tale of love and loss by the international number one bestseller Lucinda Riley. Maia D’Aplièse and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home – a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva – having been told that their beloved adoptive father, the elusive billionaire they call Pa Salt, has died. Each of them is handed a tantalising clue to their true heritage – a clue which takes Maia across the world to a crumbling mansion in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil . . . Eighty years earlier, in the Belle Époque of Rio, 1927, Izabela Bonifacio’s father has aspirations for his daughter to marry into aristocracy. But Izabela longs for adventure, and convinces him to allow her to accompany the family of a renowned architect on a trip to Paris. In the heady, vibrant streets of Montparnasse, she meets ambitious young sculptor Laurent Brouilly, and knows at once that her life will never be the same again. The Seven Sisters is the first book in the spellbinding Seven Sisters series.

Waiting for Midnight

Author: Willie T. Walker Jr.
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146910105X
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is an exciting book about Aliens and their interaction with Humans. There are moments of Horror, Drama, Love, Horror, and the Unbelievable. This book will keep you on the edge of your seat there are so many twist and turns in this book, you will not be able to figure out the ending until you finish the book. Sometime you ask yourself about change, and truth, well its out there, do you have the courage to find out. If the answer is yes, then read this book.

Christmas at Grandma s

Author: Gooseberry Patch
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1620931745
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Snowflakes are swirling, carolers are singing and shoppers are crowding into shops...Christmas is coming! If you're like us, you'd love to recreate the holiday magic you remember from Grandma's home, but don't have all day to spend in the kitchen. Christmas at Grandma's is filled with simple-to-make recipes for every festive occasion. For Christmas morning breakfast, serve Christmas Sausage Soufflé and Overnight Sticky Buns. After sledding or cutting down the tree, warm everyone up with mugs of Yellow Pea Soup. An open-house buffet with Ambrosia Cheese Dip and Grandma's Cocktail Nibbles is perfect for merrymaking with friends. Busy-day dinners are a snap with Granny's Baked Macaroni & Cheese or Mom's One-Pot Chicken Supper. Make the big day special with Nonna's Christmas Eve Spaghetti, Mama's Baked Brown Sugar Ham or Tangy Glazed Chicken. Ginger-Orange Cranberries and Corn & Broccoli Casserole round out a festive menu. What we all remember most about holidays with Grandma is the desserts, right? Try family favorites like Cranberry Cream Pie and Apple Spice Cake...yum! Cookies are a must, so we've rounded up Sugar Doodle Drops and Chocolate Gingerbread Men. They're so much fun to make and eat! You'll also find sweet memories of holidays gone by, plus clever tips for sharing Christmas with your kids or grandkids.

Caroline s Sister

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755352076
Format: PDF
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CAROLINE'S SISTER by No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan is an unforgettable tale of family ties, secrets and surprises - not to be missed by readers of Veronica Henry and Freya North. To her younger sister, Tessa, Caroline O'Shaughnessy seems to have everything - great looks, easy charm, and the distinctly desirable Damien Woods. But for Caroline, things don't feel quite so rosy. She'd dreamed about moving in with Damien, but not about having his child, just yet. And though he did the honourable thing when she told him she was pregnant, it obviously wasn't what he wanted either. And as both of them struggle to make the best of a bad job, neither is prepared for the impact a moment of drunken indiscretion will have not just on their lives but on Tessa's too... What readers are saying about Caroline's Sister: 'I had a week of very late nights when I started reading this book. Once you start you just can't put it down. One of Sheila O'Flanagan's best - leaves you in total suspense' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars 'Really loved this book. Well worth a read if you fancy something a bit meaty and family orientated' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars 'I have read all of Sheila O'Flanagan's books and this was my favourite' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

Journey Into the Anointing

Author: Paulette Castel
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595398871
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Paulette Castel, an international recording artist with a story to tell. You will be blessed and inspired by her ministry! Paulette Castel is Legendary! *Being among the first to integrate Woodrow Wilson High School *The First Black to become a regular on the 700 Club * Having Tammy Baker play the Piano for Her on the Jim and Tammy Show *Her conversation with the Late Great Mahalia Jackson Paulette Castel is Amazing! * Her victorious battle with the Occult *Her Romantic Love with the Man of Her Dreams *Her Powerful Faith in Jesus Christ *Being the First to Minister with Praise Dancers You Must Read About Paulette Castel's Journey into the Anointing! She holds an Associates Degree from Living Word Seminary. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Norfolk Theological Seminary College. She is presently working on Master's in Divinity.

Bayonne Boy

Author: Bob Vargovcik
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781468562323
Format: PDF
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This is a story about a young kid growing up in the blue-collar town of Bayonne, NJ. During the war years of the 1940s and his teenage years of the 1950s, Robert Vargovcik went off to make his mark on the world. Bayonne is located across the harbor from the southern tip of Manhattan. It was known for its oil refineries, but it also had a lot of heavy industries, chemical plants, foundries, and the like. Everybody had a good-paying job. The author grew up in close neighborhoods, and television and air-conditioning were on the distant horizon. It was the time of screen doors, front porches, and backyard swings. Evenings were spent with neighbors exchanging gossip and waiting for a cool breeze. Winters were spent playing board games. Thanks to gas rationing, the streets were the playgrounds, and seven-year-olds could roam far and wide and not worry their parents. They just had to make sure they were home for dinner.


Author: Jonathan Wesley Bell
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
ISBN: 1622875710
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Posie Victoria Vandermark charges forth from her mansion in Possum Trot, her new Jaguar racing her into lost corners of high prairie that surround the forlorn little town. She is wild as the prairie wind, spoiled, and eccentric. Her one stubborn determination is to become a ballerina, although her size and awkwardness make this more than doubtful. To force things her way Posie hires an ageing Italian ballet dancer whose career is over and who sees that the rich Posie could be his retirement pension. This is his plot forward. Coaxing Posie's delusion on is her nemesis, the cruel Aunt Bertha Flatbottom. She in turn falls madly in love with the 'Dancing Master.' Along the way Posie's quest for dancing recruit others. In fact Aunt Bertha schemes to produce a public recital for Posie that should surely make her utterly ridiculous and an object of scorn Meanwhile Posie is running amok through Possum Trot in her increasingly ragged tutu and slippers, giving performances to the Church, the Gas Station and the pool hall. Her recital is as expected the most unusual ever held. And following it is a cataclysmic dance of Posie's own across the vast and empty Prairie. Author Bio: Jonathan Wesley Bell has written several novels and short stories. He sometimes forgets and carries his cell phone in his shoe. keywords: Ballet, Ribald, Romp, Deceit, Love, Hatred, Madness, Wealth, Prairie, Town “A ribald romp of a novel that is an irreverent and hilarious satire on human desires and self-deceptions.” ~ Possum Trot Gazette