Courtney s Legacy

Author: George Cantor
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 1461661811
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In the fall of 1998, George Cantor and his wife sent off their bright, funny, enthusiastic, 18-year-old daughter, Courtney, to the University of Michigan as a freshman. Six weeks later, the university called Cantor to claim her corpse. Courtney fell from her sixth-floor dormitory window after being served drinks illegally at a fraternity party. The events surrounding her death were featured on the CBS news magazine 48 Hours. In Cantor's grief over losing Courtney, he sank into a bitter and prolonged depression that led him to question the value of his own life and newspaper career. This ended after a year when he was diagnosed with cancer, at which point the value of life suddenly and stunningly was renewed. Emotional and reportorial, a mix of grief therapy, celebration of life, mystery, and social criticism, Courtney's Legacy addresses the reality of death, but views the issue from the other end of the life cycle. How do parents and friends deal with the loss of a young woman whose life was so full of promise? Courtney's Legacy also serves as an alarm for parents, being a tough examination of how university housing, legal, and social policies helped to create a situation that made Courtney's death a tragedy waiting to happen. Cantor eloquently unfolds his and Courtney's story, one of death, loss, and renewal, revealing that learning that acceptance of the past and celebration of the present is the only way to endure in our increasingly complex world.

And the Passenger was Death

Author: Douglas Daher
Publisher: Baywood Publishing Company
ISBN:
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Intended Audience: Grieving parents who have lost children; psychotherapists; organizations dealing with grief; academics interested in death, dying, and bereavement; the clergy; trauma centers.

A Legacy of Murder

Author: Carol Courtney
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479712264
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A Legacy of Murder by Carol Courtney

Legacy of the Diamond

Author: Andrea Kane
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453265546
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A priceless gem. A hunger for vengeance. A love they’ll risk everything to claim. First, they killed her father. Now Courtney Johnston is imprisoned aboard a privateer ship, an unwitting pawn in a nefarious scheme to snatch a rare and coveted diamond. Determined to take her revenge, the resourceful sea captain’s daughter never dreams that fate will sweep her into the embrace of a dashing earl on his own desperate mission. Slayde Huntley, earl of Pembourne, will gladly barter his family’s priceless gem in exchange for the return of his kidnapped sister, Aurora. But Courtney, the fiery beauty who steps onto the plank like a sea nymph, is a shock to his senses. Blindsided by passion, Slayde joins Courtney to restore what is rightfully theirs . . . even as a centuries-old legacy of murder and betrayal threatens to tear them apart forever.

The Black Diamond Series

Author: Andrea Kane
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480465550
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A special two-in-one edition of Andrea Kane’s enchanting Black Diamond Series In Legacy of the Diamond, Courtney Johnston is imprisoned aboard a privateer ship, an unwitting pawn in a nefarious scheme to snatch a rare and coveted diamond. Determined to take her revenge, the resourceful sea captain’s daughter never dreams that fate will sweep her into the embrace of a dashing earl on his own desperate mission. Slayde Huntley, earl of Pembourne, will gladly barter his family’s priceless gem in exchange for the return of his kidnapped sister, Aurora. But Courtney, the fiery beauty who steps onto the plank like a sea nymph, is a shock to his senses. Blindsided by passion, Slayde joins Courtney to restore what is rightfully theirs . . . even as a centuries-old legacy of murder and betrayal threatens to tear them apart forever. In The Black Diamond, Aurora Huntley would rather die than shackle herself to a man she does not love. Powerless to outwardly defy her brother’s decree for her marriage, the unconventional noblewoman devises a wickedly outrageous plan. But her scheme backfires when she conspires with a charismatic stranger to orchestrate her fall from grace . . . and learns who her lover-to-be really is. Julian Bencroft, the new duke of Morland, did not know that he would share a soul-stirring kiss with Aurora Huntley when he agreed to help her free herself from an arranged marriage. Now he is sworn to combat the long shadow of the diamond that has cursed her family for generations. As he and Aurora embark on a quest for the priceless gem, they plunge into a hotbed of intrigue and deception . . . and realize how much they’ll risk for a love beyond price.

Brigid

Author: Courtney Weber
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 1609259610
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Lady of the Well, the Forge, and the Green Earth, I seek you. --Brigid, I Seek You Brigid—mother, daughter, healer, bard, warrior, fire goddess, goddess of the oak, animals, and magic. Brigid of the spring, her festival Imbolc, oversees fertility of all kinds. Brigid is many things to many people. In this enticing book, Courtney Weber offers up a wide-ranging exposition and celebration of all things Brigid, who is arguably the most popular figure in Celtic mythology and religion. Meet Brigid in her various incarnations—Celtic Pagan Goddess, Christian Saint, and Voudon Loa. Each chapter ends with guided meditations and exercises that help readers tap into Brigid’s healing powers. Inside you’ll find Brigid-focused spells, blessings, recipes, and rituals for love, harmony, protection, and much more.

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