Flowers for the Dead

Author: Barbara Copperthwaite
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781514263976
Page: 472
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"A chillingly drawn serial killer. Will have you looking over your shoulder and under your bed... Original, gripping, with a deep psychological impact," Sunday Mirror "Enthralling, tense and moving," Real People magazine ADAM WILL DO ANYTHING TO MAKE YOU HAPPY. EVEN IF IT KILLS YOU. Adam Bourne is a serial killer who thinks he is a saviour. When he murders his victims and cuts off the women's lips, he believes he has done it to make them happy. How did he become warped from the sensitive four-year-old who adored his gran and the fairy tales she read to him? What turned him into a monster who stalks his victims? And what is he trying to say with the bouquets he sends? When he meets Laura Weir, Adam weaves a fairy tale romance around them. A tale she has no idea she is part of. As he hatches his twisted plan for their fairy story ending, can anyone stop him before he creates the ultimate sacrifice to love?

Flowers for the Judge

Author: Margery Allingham
Publisher: Ipso Books
ISBN: 1504048768
Category: Fiction
Page: 258
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Gentleman sleuth Albert Campion tries to solve the murder of a prominent publisher in this “vivid and witty” British mystery (The New York Times). Scandal hits the prestigious publishing house of Barnabas when one of the directors is found dead in a locked cellar. All eyes are on the other partners at the firm—cousins of the dead man with much to gain from his demise—and all rumors hint at a connection to the disappearance of another director decades earlier. Desperate to salvage their reputation, the cousins turn to Albert Campion—but will his investigations clear the Barnabas family name, or besmirch it forever? “My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham.” —J. K. Rowling “Ms. Allingham has a strong, controlled sense of humour and is never dull.” —Times Literary Supplement

The Living & the Dead:

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465343093
Category: Fiction
Page: 820
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After learning about the pain and heartache his father suff ered for the woman he loved, Matty Walker discovers the rest of his family’s tumultuous history as the epic tale of the samurai sword comes to a triumphant conclusion. Two years and four months after Dante Medina and his Perros assembled in Juárez to swear retribution for the deaths of Duncan and Dimacio, Nate Walker and Sarah Ross are trying desperately to save their newly forged marriage after a senseless indiscretion threatens to destroy it. Despite the brief respite from Dante’s wrath, El Cazador and his Perros soon make a sudden strike against the people Nate and Sarah love. Suddenly, Nate is pulled back into the nightmarish world he thought he had escaped and is forced to face each of the diabolical Perros one-by-one before entering a fi nal showdown against Dante Medina himself. With his soul on the line, Nate must make a heartbreaking decision between saving himself or the woman he loves.

The Play of Daniel Keyes' Flowers for Algernon

Author: Bert Coules,Daniel Keyes
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435232931
Category: English drama
Page: 128
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The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. Many have large casts and an equal mix of boy and girl parts. This play is a dramatization of Daniel Keyes's story about a retarded adult who desperately wants to be able to read and write.

Flowers for the Girl

Author: Shane Kennedy
Publisher: Shane Kennedy
ISBN: 1450572006
Category: Fiction
Page: 80
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Love on the battlefield … Dumped into a platoon of UN peacekeeping soldiers embroiled in a hot conflict, American Lieutenant Robert J. Dixon, or “Dix” as he is known, struggles to understand the morality and motives of those around him. His own conflicts intensify when he finds himself attracted to Rebecca Lee, a lawless soul who is not only a committed soldier, but also his superior officer. Under the command of Gregory Braun, an aging colonel who sees the mission as an opportunity to enhance his career prospects, the platoon attempts to create a buffer zone against a group of settlers who have crossed over a mountain range, determined to invade a small village occupied by their ethnic rivals.As Dix and Lee struggle to keep their emotions in check; everything seems lost; then a mysterious refugee girl appears. Have the real problems only begun?


Everything Important About the Most Popular Secular Holiday
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469179504
Category: Reference
Page: 539
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Flowers for the Judge, Death of a Ghost, and The Case of the Late Pig

Flowers for the Judge, Death of a Ghost, and The Case of the Late Pig
Author: Margery Allingham
Publisher: Ipso Books
ISBN: 1504048687
Category: Fiction
Page: 604
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Three Albert Campion mysteries in one volume reveal why “Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light” (Agatha Christie). Flowers for the Judge Scandal hits the prestigious publishing house of Barnabas when one of the directors is found dead in a locked cellar. All eyes are on the other partners at the firm—cousins of the dead man with much to gain from his demise—and rumors hint at a connection to the long-ago disappearance of another director. Desperate to salvage their reputation, the cousins turn to Albert Campion—but will his investigations clear the Barnabas family name, or besmirch it forever? “One of her best . . . vivid and witty.” —The New York Times Death of a Ghost John Sebastian Lafcadio’s ambition to be known as the greatest painter since Rembrandt was not to be thwarted by a matter as trifling as his own death. A set of twelve sealed paintings is left in the hands of his widow, together with the instruction that she unveil one canvas each year before a carefully selected audience. Albert Campion is invited to join a cast of gadabouts, muses, and socialites to witness the eighth unveiling—but instead the lights go down and a young man is stabbed to death. Campion must get to work on the baffling case, with its long—suspiciously long—line-up of possible killers, and soon finds himself having to face his dearest enemy. “Wonderfully plotted . . . Allingham was a rare and precious talent.” —The Washington Post The Case of the Late Pig Private detective Albert Campion is summoned to the village of Kepesake to investigate a particularly distasteful death. The body turns out to be that of Pig Peters—freshly killed five months after his own funeral. Soon other corpses start to turn up, just as Peters’s body goes missing. It takes all of Campion’s coolly incisive powers of detection to unravel the crime. Mixing high drama and pitch-perfect black comedy, The Case of the Late Pig is, uniquely, narrated by Campion himself. “Allingham captures her quintessential quiet detective Albert Campion to perfection.”—Daily Express

Flowers for Evelene

Author: Joseph A. Pinto
Publisher: Joseph Pinto
ISBN: 9780615131160
Category: Fiction
Page: 436
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Everyone has their demons....Doug Parkerson knows it all too well. He has been haunted as a child, when his loved ones left him, one by one.Only now, he wishes to put his grief behind him and reclaim his life.But there is one person who has never left him.One woman who was always there.Doug Parkerson is about to discover her desires will become his own...

Flowers for His Funeral

Author: Ann Granger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780747247708
Category: Cotswold Hills (England)
Page: 343
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When Meredith Mitchell bumps into her old schoolfriend Rachel Hunter at the Chelsea Flower Show it doesn't take Meredith long to realise that she and the effortlessly self-confident blonde have even less in common now than they had as teenagers. Apart from one thing - Meredith's companion, Chief Inspector Markby. For to the embarrassment of all concerned, except of course the self-possessed Rachel, Meredith's old schoolfriend turns out to have been Markby's former wife, from whom he was divorced years before in less than friendly circumstances. The meeting with Rachel is not the only surprise the Flower Show has in store for Markby - before the afternoon is out he has a death on his hands. All too quickly he and Meredith find themselves drawn into the plush, apparently well-run world Rachel and her second husband created for themselves in their Cotswold home, Malefis Abbey, a world which Markby becomes increasingly convinced harbours a highly skilled murderer ...

The Darkest Lies

A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist
Author: Barbara Copperthwaite
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 1786811804
Category: Fiction
Page: 404
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Fastorum libri sex

Author: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108082475
Category: History
Page: 524
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This 1929 five-volume edition of Ovid's unfinished Fasti offers text, English translation and a detailed commentary, with illustrations.

Passed Away

The Life on the Last Way
Author: Jana Dohnalova
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 148179292X
Category: Art
Page: 32
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It is book about the process of destruction. The cemetery is a place where it is possible to watch the process of destruction like a movie through the peephole of a nickelodeon. In the cemetery, the process of destruction comes into being and when we take a photo here for example, of memorials or flowers we flick through these photos, starting from fresh flowers and finishing with dead stalks inside the vase. Browsing, through these pictures quickly, suddenly we see a movie, a movie of destruction. The cemetery is a place where the process of destruction is absolute; here is the destruction of everything, not only the human body, but of absolutely everything that is in the cemetery at that time. Here everything is passed away. What is destruction? Everything old has been destroyed so something new can start. Destruction is a condition for a beginning to start, and the first without the second is not possible. Can two processes change everything around, starting the basic cycle of emotional reaction sadness and happiness? Nobody is indifferent to the process of destruction. The process starts a lot of emotional reactions such as crying and anger and belief, because we don t want to reconcile ourselves to it, but also we don t have a lot of power to fight it.

Life Among the Dead

Author: Lisa Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416596372
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 256
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The medium host of Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead describes how her childhood in England was marked by her clairvoyant abilities, shares behind-the-scenes facts about her popular show, and describes her work as an investigator of haunted houses and other psychic phenomena. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Killers of the Flower Moon

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Author: David Grann
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385534256
Category: True Crime
Page: 352
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." —Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review SHELF AWARENESS'S BEST BOOK OF 2017 Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, Time Magazine, NPR's Maureen Corrigan, NPR's "On Point," Vogue, Smithsonian, Cosmopolitan, Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Lit Hub's "Ultimate Best Books," Library Journal, Paste, Kirkus, and Book Browse From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances. In this last remnant of the Wild West—where oilmen like J. P. Getty made their fortunes and where desperadoes like Al Spencer, the “Phantom Terror,” roamed—many of those who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered. As the death toll climbed to more than twenty-four, the FBI took up the case. It was one of the organization’s first major homicide investigations and the bureau badly bungled the case. In desperation, the young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to unravel the mystery. White put together an undercover team, including one of the only American Indian agents in the bureau. The agents infiltrated the region, struggling to adopt the latest techniques of detection. Together with the Osage they began to expose one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history. In Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann revisits a shocking series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long. Killers of the Flower Moon is utterly compelling, but also emotionally devastating.


Author: Anne Rice
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307575861
Category: Fiction
Page: 640
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"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history." --San Francisco Chronicle "STEAMY...FAST-PACED AND HUGELY ENGROSSING...Rice's title character--a seductive, evil, highly sexual and ultimately tragic creature--is fascinating." --The Miami Herald "BEHIND ALL THE VELVET DRAPES AND GOSSAMER WINDING SHEETS, THIS IS AN OLD-FASHIONED FAMILY SAGA....Rice's descriptive writing is so opulent it almost begs to be read by candlelight." --The Washington Post Book World "RICE SEES THINGS ON A GRAND SCALE...There is a wide-screen historical sweep to the tale as it moves from one generation of witches to the other." --The Boston Globe "EROTIC...EERIE...HORRIFYING...A tight tale of the occult in present-day New Orleans...Anne Rice is a spellbinding novelist.... LASHER quenches." --Denver Post A MAIN SELECTION OF THE LITERARY GUILD(c) From the Paperback edition.

Red Flowers for Lady Blue

Author: Donald Thomas
Publisher: Orion
ISBN: 1471904415
Category: Fiction
Page: 310
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It is 1936 - the year of the Abdication Crisis - and gangland capo Sonny Tarrant's money-laundering operation is being threatened by three small-time thieves thinking big. Would-be gangsters Sandboy, McGouran and Gillis have carried out a violent raid on the premises of furrier Pelly Pender. But Pender insists to the police that no attack took place, for he knows the trio will face a different justice in which the law plays no part. And Sandboy soon finds himself caught in a nightmare world in which Tarrant manipulates his victims with the deftness of a flick-knife. His last hope is Yvonne Manders, once the stage-dancer 'Lady Blue' . . .

Flowers for Miss Pengelly

Author: Rosemary Aitken
Publisher: Severn House/ORIM
ISBN: 1780103816
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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“In this charming romance set in 1911 Penzance, England,” a mysterious crime brings an innocent young maid together with a handsome constable (Publishers Weekly). Cornwall, 1911. Young lady’s maid Effie Pengelly is confused and alarmed when a constable comes to question her regarding an unidentified dead man. Though Alexander Dawes is quite charming, the matter is grave indeed. It seems the mysterious man had come to town asking for Effie’s whereabouts just the day before. She tells Alex honestly that she’d never seen the man before. But even as the investigation moves on, he seeks out any excuse to talk to Effie. As the weeks go by, an undeniable connection sparks between Alex and Effie. But the well-born Constable knows his family would never allow him to marry a miner’s daughter. As the mysteries of love and crime collide, and Alex’s investigation leads to some surprising discoveries, it may also lead Alex and Effie to the future they deserve.