The Texan Quartet Books 1 4 Omnibus

Author: Claire Boston
Publisher: Bantilly Publishing
ISBN: 192569612X
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The Texan Quartet is a light, contemporary romance which follows four friends. There's a rockstar romance, a reconnection with an old love, a reluctant heroine and journalist after a story.

The Flanagan Sisters Books 1 4 Omnibus

Author: Claire Boston
Publisher: Bantilly Publishing
ISBN: 0995391858
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Flanagan Sisters is a sexy, contemporary romance series which follows Bridget, Carly, Zita and Sean as they fall in love. Containing a workplace romance, a billionaire romance with a twist, a hero who must confront his preconceptions and a fish who is definitely out of water, this series has something for everyone. Book 1: Break the Rules Bridget Flanagan knows how to assess risks, but are the consequences of exposing her heart too dangerous? Bridget has a passion for safety and in the world of oil refineries that makes her great at her job. So when her big promotion goes to someone else, she heads out on the town to forget her troubles. Jack Gibbs seems like the perfect man to distract her. At least until Monday morning when she discovers Jack is her new boss. There's no way she's going to keep seeing him, no matter the connection between them. She's been burned before. Jack can't understand why Bridget's so against their relationship. They positively sizzled during their one night together. He knows he has to be careful now she reports to him, but she tempts him in every way. Can Jack convince Bridget to give him a chance, or is the risk too high?​ Book 2: Change of Heart Software billionaire Carly Flanagan has an abundance of everything except time. With everyone wanting a piece of her, or more accurately, her money, she spends her days trying to live up to her company's motto of Community, Sharing, Support. Having always been so focused on responsibility, success and supporting those less fortunate than her, Carly’s forgotten to consider what she wants for herself in life – until she meets Evan. Evan Hayes is an artist and free spirit, and when they meet at a local art exhibition, he is immediately intrigued by Carly. He sees through her public persona, realizing she is not the person she portrays. Evan’s the type of man who doesn’t have a lot, but is perfectly comfortable with who he is. A man who knows what he wants – and he wants Carly. Carly is sure Evan wants something else from her. Everyone does. All Evan is asking is the chance to get to know her, but will Carly let him in? Or will a lifetime of protecting herself prove too hard to overcome? Book 3: Blaze a Trail They’re from the opposite ends of town but they’re worlds apart. Zita Flanagan wants more. She wants to help more Central American refugees and make more of an impact. But her family comes first and fulfilling her own dreams seems impossible. David Randall leads a privileged life and knows nothing about refugee issues. When he meets dynamic, sexy Zita, it seems like the perfect opportunity to learn. Zita’s passion for helping those less fortunate and her selfless devotion to the girls her mother fosters brings David’s life sharply into perspective. Zita soon realizes that David is so much more than a rich boy. She begins to trust him with her foster sisters’ stories, and her own hopes and dreams. But when David’s father announces he’s running for governor and the focus of his campaign is the ‘refugee problem’, Zita has grave concerns for her sisters’ safety. Then David’s betrayal exposes secrets, and it becomes a race against time to save lives. Can David convince Zita to trust him again, or will his mistake put the life of the woman he loves in jeopardy? Book 4: Place to Belong Sean Flanagan has spent a lifetime alone and rejected, constantly hiding who he really is. With a father who deserted him and a mother who despised him, Sean didn’t think things could get much worse … until he was kicked out of home for being gay. Now he’s discovered he has three half-sisters on the other side of the world. This might be his last chance to find people who will love and accept him. But he’s terrified that if they find out who he really is then they’ll reject him like the rest of his family. Sean arrives in Houston and is stunned by the warm welcome he receives from his sisters. He begins to hope that maybe this time things will be different. That’s when he meets Hayden Johnson. To follow his heart means risking everything with his newfound family. Hayden is tired of endless dating. He’s looking for a man to love, someone to spend the rest of his life with. His boss’s new brother ticks all the boxes on the attraction scale, but there’s just one problem – he’s not gay. Will Sean let his fears rule him, or will he let in the chance of love and find a place where he belongs?

Into the Fire The Texan Quartet

Author: Claire Boston
Publisher: Momentum
ISBN: 176030137X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Piper Atkinson uses the truth as a weapon, but her latest interview candidate is more than just a headline. Piper wants to be the kind of journalist who makes people sit up and take notice of the issues, and in Houston, Texas, there are plenty to go around. In the city's high-end restaurant world, reclusive Native American chef Taima Woods is discussed in reverential whispers, so when the opportunity to interview him arrives, Piper jumps at it. But getting to Tai is tougher than she expected. He has a deep mistrust of reporters, and a private life he'd prefer to keep hidden. There are two passions in Tai's life – his cooking and his tribe – and he means to keep it that way. But the closer Tai gets to Piper, the closer he comes to conceding a third. Through Tai, Piper discovers a world she knew nothing about – a damaged and ostracized community in need of a voice. But the more Piper wants to help them, the more Tai understands that to love Piper is to turn his back on his people. Will Tai reject the one woman who's ever understood him? Or can Piper show him that hardening his heart helps no one? A sweet contemporary romance that's perfect for fans of Nora Roberts, Liane Moriarty, Jojo Moyes and Jane Green.

Break the Rules The Flanagan Sisters 1

Author: Claire Boston
Publisher: Momentum
ISBN: 1760302406
Format: PDF, Docs
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Bridget Flanagan knows how to assess risks, but are the consequences of exposing her heart too dangerous? Bridget has a passion for safety and in the world of oil refineries that makes her great at her job. So when her big promotion goes to someone else, she heads out on the town to forget her troubles. Jack Gibbs seems like the perfect man to distract her. At least until Monday morning when she discovers Jack is her new boss. There's no way she's going to keep seeing him, no matter the connection between them. She's been burned before. Jack can't understand why Bridget's so against their relationship. They positively sizzled during their one night together. He knows he has to be careful now she reports to him, but she tempts him in every way. Can Jack convince Bridget to give him a chance, or is the risk too high? A gorgeous romance for fans of Nora Roberts, Liane Moriarty, Jojo Moyes and Kristan Higgins.

The Handbook of Texas Music

Author: Roy R. Barkley
Publisher: Texas State Historical Assn
ISBN:
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For centuries Texas has been a musical and cultural crossroads, and the Handbook of Texas Music carefully documents the complex convergence of numerous musical and cultural traditions in this state where east meets west, southern plantations meet high plains ranches, and where an ethnically diverse American culture shares an international border with Mexico. The music of American Indians, Anglo-Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, and numerous immigrant groups - Germans, Czechs, Cajuns, among many others - was brought to Texas from every direction. These groups crossed paths, and for centuries have been swapping songs and styles ranging from ancient fiddle tunes to lively polkas and boogie-woogie piano stomps. The Handbook of Texas Music tells a compelling story of music that deeply reflects the many distinctive groups that have created Texas music and used it as a means of entertainment, expression, solace, and identity. The recorded country blues of Blind Lemon Jefferson were so popular and influential in the 1920s that his name has come to represent all down-home bluesmen. Gene Autry's singing cowboy music on record and radio and his image on the silver screen and early television had a profound impact on the development of country music and the image of the cowboy in American life. Van Cliburn on stage in Moscow, where he won the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition during the depths of the Cold War, was an important moment in classical musical history and artistic diplomacy. Music pioneers Bob Wills and Milton Brown brought together the country string-band tradition with jazz, blues, pop, mariachi, and other styles, to help create Western Swing - an eclectic music that changed the face of country music, helped pave the way for rock-and-roll, and stands as a perfect symbol of the musical and cultural complexity of Texas. Scholars and music fans alike will be interested to learn about the many Texans - and Texas connections - found in music that has traveled far beyond the borders of the state. The rosters are long and impressive: country (George Jones, Johnny Horton, Jim Reeves, Buck Owens), blues (Gatemouth Brown, Albert Collins, Lightnin' Hopkins, Charles Brown), rock-and-roll (Roy Orbison, Bobby Fuller, Stevie Ray Vaughn, ZZ Top), jazz (Jack Teagarden, Eddie Durham, Oran "Hot Lips" Page, Ornette Coleman), musica Tejana (Narciso Martinez, Lydia Mendoza, Santiago Jimenez, Valerio Longoria, Selena). And the list goes on. Although the Handbook of Texas Music devotes separate biographical articles only to deceased musicians, important living artists such as Willie Nelson are treated in overview articles on topics such as "Country and Western Music," "Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic," and others.

Texan Jazz

Author: Dave Oliphant
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Texans have made a significant mark on all of jazz's major movements, from hot jazz, swing, and bebop through the birth of cool and hard bop up to the creation of free jazz, the music's most advanced, contemporary stage of development. Yet these Texas musicians are seldom identified as Texans because their careers often took them to the leading jazz centers in New Orleans, Chicago, New York, Kansas City, and Los Angeles. In Texan Jazz, Dave Oliphant reclaims these musicians for Texas and explores the vibrant musical culture that brought them forth. Working chronologically through the major movements of jazz, he describes the lives, careers, and recordings of such musicians as Scott Joplin, Hersal Thomas, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Sippie Wallace, Jack Teagarden, Buster Smith, Hot Lips Page, Eddie Durham, Herschel Evans, Charlie Christian, Red Garland, Kenny Dorham, Jimmy Giuffre, Ornette Coleman, John Carter, and many others. While Texans Jazz includes Anglo Texan and Latino Texan musicians, its great strength is its record of the historic contributions to jazz made by African-American Texans.

Magnus Chase 2 Der Hammer des Thor

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Carlsen
ISBN: 3646929340
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Der Donnergott Thor hat mal wieder seinen Hammer verloren – die stärkste Waffe in allen Neun Welten! Und diesmal ist er zu allem Übel in Feindeshände geraten. Magnus und seine Freunde müssen den Hammer so schnell wie möglich zurückholen, denn ohne ihn ist die Welt der Sterblichen einem Angriff der Riesen wehrlos ausgeliefert. Der Weltuntergang Ragnarök droht! Als Verbündeten braucht Magnus ausgerechnet den gerissenen Gott Loki – doch der Preis für seine Hilfe ist hoch … Alle Bände der Magnus-Chase-Serie: Magnus Chase − Das Schwert des Sommers Magnus Chase − Der Hammer des Thor Magnus Chase − Das Schiff der Toten