Terrible unspeakable things happened to Sethe at Sweet Home the farm where she lived as a slave for so many years until she escaped to Ohio. Her new life is full of hope but eighteen years later she is still not free. Sethe's new home is not only haunted by the memories of her past but also by the ghost of her baby who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.
Maribeth was surprised - the handsome stranger she'd married intended to lasso her heart! Now who would save her? Why, the groom, she presumed! CELEBRATION 1000: Come celebrate the publication of the 1000th Silhouette Desire, with scintillating love stories by some of your favorite writers!
Historical Fiction July 2012 A SEASON OF SCANDAL Richard, Lord Ledbury, has had his fair share of adventure on warring battlefields, but even this seasoned soldier isn’t prepared for the outrageous escapades going on in London’s ballrooms! Lady Jayne Chilcott is under orders to find a husband, and Lord Ledbury has caught her eye. But nothing is simple when courting under the glittering spotlight of the ton. Richard has always risen to any challenge, but Lady Jayne might just be the first to get the better of him… Let the games begin!
Playing by the psychic underworld’s rules has a cost Jazz Callender’s whole life just got turned upside down. Her friend Ben’s been convicted of a crime he didn’t commit and Jazz is determined to clear his name, even if it means enlisting the help of dark forces. Enter James, a stranger with a mysterious offer. If Jazz pledges to work for The Cross Society, a shadowy secret organisation, he’ll help her save Ben. But as she’s thrust into a world of psychic powers and dangerous magic, Jazz isn’t just bargaining for her friend’s freedom. She’s bargaining for her soul too. And how high a price is she willing to pay?
This pack contains six copies each of the following titles: PM Silver: Charlie’s Great Race (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Holiday at Lighthouse Rock (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: In Search of Treasure (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Minh’s New Life (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Robin Hood Meets Little John (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Rory’s Big Chance (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Runaround Rowdy (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Survivors in the Frozen North (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: Teamwork (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 PM Silver: The Man Who Rode the Tiger (PM Plus Storybooks) Level 24 Silver level titles (equivalent to the White bridging book band) use sentences with two or three clauses and the length of the texts extends to around 1000 words to help build reading stamina. Real-life...
Little Chimp and Big Chimp are down by the river when Little Chimp sees a buffalo. In fear of being trampled by the buffalo little chimp runs up a tree, but now Big Chimp is in danger. Green level titles introduce more compound words, some longer sentences often with two clauses and different forms of text such as non-fiction, rhymes, diagrams, fables and verse. PM Gems offer 50 extra titles for your early and emergent readers. Includes much-loved characters such as Kitty Cat and Little Chimp.
Bet we can’t make you scream for your mummy? Try our scary-as-hell book and webgame quest. (Play if you dare.) Did you love Spirit Animals, The 39 Clues or Infinity Ring? Then you’ll know that reading and gaming go together like ketchup and chips. With over 22 million copies of those series sold, fans across the world agree. And now Tombsday has come! Why should you never use the Lost Spells from the Egyptian Book of the Dead? Alex Sennefer has just found out. Death Walkers in London. Scorpion plagues in New York. Mummies on the rampage. That’s the bad news. The worst news? It’s YOUR job to send them back to the grave.
Revenge, Passion and Glittering Trinkets... The Carlotta Diamond Charlotte Christie wore a priceless diamond necklace on her wedding day, little knowing that the Carlotta Diamond was her new husband's real motive for marriage. But the unexpected passion of their wedding night changed billionaire Simon Farringdon's plans... The Texan's Diamond Bride Heiress Paige will do anything to save her family's business, even sneaking into their rival company. Although she never expected sparks to fly with gorgeous cowboy Travis who caught her in the act- or to discover that he's the son of her family's arch-enemy! From Dirt to Diamonds A lucky encounter years ago with the gorgeous Greek tycoon Angelos Petrakos enabled supermodel Thea Dauntry to make something of her future. But Angelos can't forget how she used him- and he'll stop at nothing to bring her down. Not even seduction...
This inspired collection of short stories is based on the original illustrations of Chris Van Allburg in his esteemed and mysterious The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" and features many remarkable best-selling authors in the worlds of both adult and children's literature: Sherman Alexie M.T. Anderson Kate DiCamillo Cory Doctorow Jules Feiffer Stephen King Tabitha King Lois Lowry Gregory Maguire Walter Dean Myers Linda Sue Park Louis Sachar Jon Scieszka Lemony Snicket and Chris Van Allsburg himself. Van Allsburg's Harris Burdick illustrations have evoked such wonderment and imagination since Harris Burdick's original publication in 1984; many have speculated or have woven their own stories to go with his images. More than ever the illustrations send off their eerie call for text and continue to compel and pick at the reader's brain for a backstory - a threaded tale behind the image. In...
The best and most up-to-date guidance available on writing and presenting the perfect CV is back in a new edition. This is the most definitive and well-researched guide to planning writing and presenting compelling CVs to maximise your chances of getting an interview. The guidance in this book has been tried tested and honed to perfection. The unique content includes a chapter on avoiding the most common CV mistakes which only a few of the very best CVs actually manage to do. Written by the CEO of the UK's leading CV consultancy service James Innes the book is supported by exclusive online tools and bonus content including sample CV templates to help you target your CV to the specific industry you're applying to.
Designed as a companion and soul-friend this is a book of marvels woven from the author's own story stories of others' struggles with their humanness and truths from the great wisdom traditions. A series of daily reflections The Book of Awakening is a guidebook for a new journey of the soul. Each entry is a work of art accompanied by a practice that makes for a completely original call to awaken the mind and the senses.
In the days of the dinosaurs lived a mother crocodile that had laid 40 eggs in a nest. She always tried to protect the eggs from danger so they would hatch.In the days of the dinosaurs lived a mother crocodile that had laid 40 eggs in a nest. She always tried to protect the eggs from danger so they would hatch. Orange level titles introduce new words and reinforce those already encountered. Three-syllable words are included and readers encounter different story structures – such as traditional tales and plays – to build writing skills. Each meticulously levelled PM Fiction title features a classic story structure complete with tension, climax and resolution. The stories deal with concepts and experiences that young children can relate to. PM Storybooks cover levels 3–24.
A very young Beth and Jack met fell passionately in love and had a whirlwind engagement several years ago in Corsica. But when they got back to the reality of their everyday lives in the UK Jack mysteriously ended their relationship and Beth was left alone and heartbroken. What a cad. Or was he? When Beth all grown-up and newly engaged - again - ends up working for Jack by a bizarre twist of fate they start to unravel a string of misunderstandings that drove them apart. But it's too late to try again - or is it?