Desire April 2012 There’s something suspicious about Jordan’s sexy new secretary. The billionaire boss is determined to seduce the truth out of Jane. But is that playing into her hands, as Jane is investigating a corporate wrongdoer? The prime suspect? Jordan. But when her hidden agenda clashes with his allure, she has to choose: career or man of her dreams. Which will it be?
Epic in scope intimate in detail heartbreaking in its human drama Former People is the first book to recount the history of the nobility caught up the maelstrom of the Bolshevik Revolution and the creation of Stalin's Russia. It is a book filled with chilling tales of looted palaces burning estates of desperate flights in the night from marauding bands of thugs and Red Army soldiers of imprisonment exile and execution. It is the story of how a centuries'-old elite famous for its glittering wealth its service to the empire its promotion of the arts and culture was dispossessed and destroyed along with the rest of old Russia. Drawing on the private archives of two great families -- the Sheremetovs and the Golitsyns -- it is also a story of survival and accommodation of how many of the tsarist ruling class so-called 'former people' managed to find a place for themselves and their families...
Life dealt Mary Queen of Scots love intensity betrayal and tragedy in generous measure. On the Trail of Mary Queen of Scots" traces the major events in the turbulent life of the beautiful enigmatic queen whose romantic reign and tragic destiny exerts an undimmed fascination. Here is the essential guide to over 200 Mary Queen of Scots sites of interest in Scotland England and France. It is fully illustrated with maps and plans and clearly shows the best tour routes region by region. Sites to visit in Scotland include: Linlithgow Palace - Mary's birthplace now a magnificent ruin.; Stirling Castle - where only nine months old Mary was crowned Queen of Scotland; The Palace of Holyrood House - Rizzio one of Mary's many lovers was murdered here - some say his blood still stains the spot where he was stabbed to death; and Fotheringay - after 16 years' imprisonment Mary met her death on the executioner's...
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Oopsie! Some of us have a tactless way of upsetting people. Twylla has a habit of killing them. If she touches you, you’ll die. Hey, thrills like this are worth the risk. #heroes-villains #tile-heroes-villains-teen
We have all heard the story of Cinderella the beautiful child cast out to slave amongst the ashes. But what of her stepsisters the homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling? What fate befell those untouched by beauty ...and what curses accompanied Cinderella's looks? Set against the backdrop of seventeenth-century Holland CONFESSIONS OF AN UGLY STEPSISTER tells the story of Iris an unlikely heroine who is swept from the lowly streets of Haarlem to a strange world of wealth artifice and ambition. Iris's path becomes intertwined with that of Clara the mysterious and unnaturally beautiful girl destined to become her sister. While Clara retreats to the cinders of the family hearth Iris seeks out the shadowy secrets of her new household - and the treacherous truth of her former life.
Capture the glamour of a fairytale wedding in this pretty doodle book. Draw everything you need for the dream day!
Ladybird First Favourite Nursery Rhymes" contains 15 well-loved classic nursery rhymes to share and enjoy together. A beautifully illustrated first nursery rhyme book with tabs it is perfect for young children. This lovely book has a squishy padded cover and sturdy tabbed edges to help find and choose playtime sing-along or bedtime favourites! The playtime rhymes section contains popular classics such as "Jack and Jill" "Little Miss Muffet" and "Little Boy Blue". Or sing and clap along to the interactive rhymes such as "Ring-a-ring o'roses" "The Wheels on the Bus" "Pat-a-cake" and "Incy Wincy Spider". Then soothe your little one to sleep at the end of the day with favourite bedtime rhymes like "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Hush-a-bye Baby"."
Brilliant poems to share with the whole family. Chuckle at stroppy sisters, bratty brothers and daft dads – and dodge gran’s sloppy kisses. Erk!
Historical Fiction November 2011 SHE PROVED HIS INNOCENCE. WILL HE TARNISH HERS?Viscount Blackwood left home amidst a blaze of scandal, accused of killing his father and brother. It was the testimony of a girl he’d never met that saved him from the gallows…Nine years later Sebastian can return – but the notorious Viscount has unfinished business. It’s lucky that Miss Isabel Mortimer, now heart-stoppingly beautiful, has a penchant for sleuthing…Together they must find the real culprit – while battling an ever-growing attraction…
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Improperly Wed Responsible Belinda Wentworth has always been a dutiful society daughter. Except for when she married her family’s enemy, Colin Granville, the Marquess of Easterbridge, in a quickie Las Vegas wedding – which she annulled hours later. Or so she thought. Until impossibly sexy Colin bursts into her life with the news that they’re still married. An Innocent in Paradise Grace Farrell is a genius scientist first, a woman a distant second – until she meets Logan Sutherland. The self-made millionaire is wickedly sexy and with him Grace learns a new lesson – how it feels to want a man. He’ll only let her stay on his tropical island – in his bed! Will the cynical bachelor regret his ruthless bargain?
Shimmering with twilight atmosphere, this tale of three owlets waiting for Mummy is the perfect snuggle-up read.
The American West 1860-1890: years of broken promises disillusionment war and massacre. Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos and ending with the massacre of Sioux at Wounded Knee this extraordinary book tells how the American Indians lost their land lives and liberty to white settlers pushing westward. Woven into a an engrossing saga of cruelty treachery and violence are the fascinating stories of such legendary figures as Sitting Bull Cochise Crazy Horse and Geronimo. First published in 1970 Dee Brown's brutal and compelling narrative changed the way people thought about the original inhabitants of America and focused attention on a national disgrace.
How To Be a Victorian - travel back in time with the BBC's Ruth Goodman Step into the skin of your ancestors...We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for breakfast and clean your teeth with cuttlefish? Dress in whalebone and feed opium to the baby? Catch the omnibus to work and do the laundry in your corset? Surviving everyday life came down to the gritty details the small necessities and tricks of living...How To Be A Victorian by Ruth Goodman is a radical new approach to history; a journey back in time more intimate personal and physical than anything before. It is one told from the inside out - how our forebears interacted with the practicalities of their world - and it is a history of those things that make up the day-to-day reality of life matters so small...