The Rock Child: An Adventure of the Heart American Dreamers

Wordworx - Tibetan-speaking sir richard burton, a brilliant opium addict, is in Salt Lake City to persuade Brigham Young to form a separate Western Confederacy. Reviews“blevins, whose book stone song fictionalized the life of the legendary Crazy Horse, has stated his aim is to write ‘mythic novels of the American West.

He meets that goal in The Rock Child. In the end asie discovers why he was named the Rock Child, who his people are, what it means to be a man of color in America, what spiritual path will nurture him, and the strength of love. He’s a cultivated, sean connery-type sinner who feels badly about his appetites, and the picaresque passages told from his perspective enliven this ambitious narrative.

Library journal“a colorful novel set among the mormons in 1862, and Porter Rockwell, Brigham Young, Sir Richard Burton, by the author of Stone Song, featuring such real folks as Sam Clemens, Win Blevins. Sun is a tibetan buddhist nun who was kidnapped in Asia and shipped to America to be sold into prostitution.

The Rock Child: An Adventure of the Heart American Dreamers - Like twain, Burton is well drawn. He experiences an out-of-body experience, returns to life, and is amazed to see the scarred but beautiful face of Sun Moon above him. For a while, brigham young gives them sanctuary from Rockwell, though Rockwell later follows the trio to San Francisco. Life is a flabbergaster, ’ says asie taylor, hero of Win Blevins’s The Rock Child, a story that will flabbergast every reader who opens it.

The destroying angel of the Mormon Church, Porter Rockwell, pursues them relentlessly.

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The Last to See Me: A Novel

Skyhorse - She remembers everything. Emma rose is still here, one hundred years after her death. For readers of lauren oliver and Alice Sebold, a sophisticated, literary ghost story that reminds us the past is never, ever forgotten. In a small logging town in northern California, young Emma Rose Finnis was born and died.

Now, no one remembers her hardworking life and her grand dreams--but she remembers. And the dead. Lyrical and haunting, this spellbinding american ghost story alternates between Emma Rose's life and afterlife as the past and present become entwined in a compelling tale of loss, love and tenacity over a century in the making.

The Last to See Me: A Novel - . Emma rose refuses to be hounded from the only place she's ever found peace, even if it means waging a war on the living. And she doesn't plan on leaving. But when a determined hunter arrives with instructions to "clean" Emma Rose out of her haunt, the stately Lambry mansion, death suddenly isn't the worst fate imaginable.

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Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape

William Morrow - Jenna miscavige hill, niece of church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In beyond belief, speaks of her "disconnection" from family outside of the organization, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org—the church's highest ministry, and tells the story of her ultimate escape.

In this tell-all memoir, complete with family photographs from her time in the church, Jenna Miscavige Hill, offers an insider's profile of the beliefs, rituals, and secrets of the religion that has captured the fascination of millions, a prominent critic of Scientology who now helps others leave the organization, including some of Hollywood's brightest stars such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta.

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THE CHOSEN The Youth: Historical Fiction The Chosen Trilogy Book 1

DAT Publications - Kalo weaves together the political, personal and spiritual with great skill. G. An epic novel based on the biblical story of danielseparated from his family, a Judean youth of noble lineage, is exiled to Babylon, his homeland and his childhood sweetheart, Daniel, where his captors hope to use his talents at the Royal court.

What will eventually become of the youth - as he is subjected to grueling trials and tests - neither he nor his captors can even imagine. Shlomo kalo’s masterpiece of Biblical literature, THE CHOSEN, is being republished in three volumes. Kalo, one of the most prolific writers in israel and a nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature, brings to new life the themes and spirit of the Biblical story of Daniel in this lively, dramatic epic novel.

THE CHOSEN The Youth: Historical Fiction The Chosen Trilogy Book 1 - His masterwork of storytelling weaves together the themes of faith, friendship, betrayal, love stronger than death, and redemption. The first installment, the cradle of his spirituality and character, book 1 THE YOUTH, to his young adulthood in Babylon, gives an account of Daniel's early years – from his childhood in Jerusalem, when he is sent to his first duty at Nebuchadnezzar's Royal court.

It is indeed an epic-like novel filled with drama and passion. Mr. Glijansky, harperCollins, US Scroll up and grab a copy today.

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The Twelfth Child: A Southern Saga The Serendipity Series Book 1

Bent Pine Publishing - An uplifting tale of trust, a piece of pride, but he surely knew how to destroy a woman from the inside…a slice of spirit, a chunk of heart, until one day there’s nothing left but a walking around shell to do the cooking and laundry…thus begins the story of Abigail Anne Lannigan, love and friendship from a USA Today Bestselling Author of Women’s Fiction… Papa wasn’t someone who’d flat out kill a person, a willful daughter determined to overcome the past.

Leaving the shenandoah valley of the early 1900’s behind, Abigail finds a way to survive in a world of joblessness and speakeasy’s. Now, at the tail end of her years, her best friend is accused of embezzling one million dollars and Abigail is helpless to save her. Reminiscent of fannie flagg's "fried Green Tomatoes" the May-December friendship of these two unforgettable women is sure to settle in the soft spot of your heart.

The Twelfth Child: A Southern Saga The Serendipity Series Book 1 - The twelfth child, is a novel rich with emotion, told in the timeless tradition of Southern Fiction, humor and tenderness. A historical mystery set in the 20th century, this is a story of love, friendship and one woman’s struggle to survive America's Great Depression. This award winning book is the recipient of the FPA President’s Book Award Silver Medal and the Royal Palm Literary Award for Women’s Fiction.

. She knows the truth of what happened, but will never have the chance to tell.

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The Above the Line Collection: The Baxters Take One, The Baxters Take Two, The Baxters Take Three, The Baxters Take Four Above the Line Series

Zondervan - The dedicated producers are deep in negotiations with America’s top young movie star to play the lead in their next inspirational movie. The baxters take onecould they change the world—before the world changes them? Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison left the mission field of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood with a dream bigger than both of them.

But life takes a sudden turn for Chase, removing him from Jeremiah Productions permanently. The baxters take fourthe new producers find they must truly act as missionaries in order to help save the film, their families, and the young movie star. Breakthroughs take place that the public will never know about, as the possibility of saving the world through film is finally a very real possibility.

The Above the Line Collection: The Baxters Take One, The Baxters Take Two, The Baxters Take Three, The Baxters Take Four Above the Line Series - Now they have done the impossible: raised enough money to produce a feature film with a message that could change the world. The baxters take twothe producers are gaining respect and are on the verge of truly changing culture through the power of film—but is the change worth the cost?The Baxters Take ThreeChase Ryan and Keith Ellison set out to change the world with their films—and they are finally seeing their dreams come true.

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Cold Sunflowers

- Together they discover a love of sunflowers and stars, and help each other learn to love the world. Ernest recounts his experiences of 1917 war-torn france where he served as a photographer in the trenches … of his first love, Mira, and how his life was saved by his friend Bill, a hardened soldier. But all is not as it seems, and there is one more secret that will change Raymond’s life for ever.

Cold sunflowers is a story of love. He says his prayers every night and spends too much time in his room. He meets ernest gardiner, a gentleman in his seventies who’s become tired of living and misses the days of chivalry and honour. He is fearful of life and can’t get off buses. Raymond Mann is seventeen.

Cold Sunflowers - Everything happens for a reason. It’s 1972. All love. But most of all it’s about the love of life and the need to cherish every moment. Find out more about the book and its author, Mark Sippings, at www. Coldsunflowers. Co.

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The Gardener of Baghdad

- Can love exist in a city destined for decades of misery?Adnan leads a weary existence as a bookshop owner in modern-day, where bombings, war-torn Baghdad, corruption and assault are everyday occurrences and the struggle to survive has suffocated the joy out of life for most. But when he begins to clean out his bookshop of forty years to leave his city in search of somewhere safer, Adnan rediscovers through a memoir handwritten by the gardener decades ago that beauty, the Gardener of Baghdad, love and hope can still exist, he comes across the story of Ali, even in the darkest corners of the world.

. Two people, one city, different times; connected by a memoir.

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Ancient Echoes Ancient Secrets Book 1

Quail Hill Publishing - The key to finding them lies in an ancient secret, one involving alchemy, gold, and immortality. A secret that men throughout history have sought to unveil. Michael rempart is a brilliant archeologist whose colorful and controversial career has earned him admiring fans and implacable foes, but he is plagued by a troubling sense of the supernatural and a mysterious spiritual intuitiveness.

Now, seven anthropology students and their professor vanish in the same area. From the journal of francis Masterson, 1806-- All hope is gone. Top 10 idaho book award winnerpast and present collide in this spellbinding tale by USA Today bestselling author Joanne Pence. Ours was to be a Secret Expedition. I can only trust to providence that one day this small account which I leave in a land of unimaginable desolation and Wildness, may be discovered, and that it will serve to warn others of the wickedness that may ensnare Good men.

Ancient Echoes Ancient Secrets Book 1 - All must overcome their personal demons as they attempt to save the students and, ultimately, the world. Over two hundred years ago, a covert expedition shadowing Lewis and Clark disappeared into the wilderness of Central Idaho. In the time i have remaining i will, herewith, impart a tale so filled with Dread and Terror that my heart overflows with immeasurable Sorrow to tell it.

Evil is victorious.

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Death of an Irish Diva A Cumberland Creek Mystery Book 3

Kensington - . Superb entertainment. Mystery scene magazine on Scrapbook of SecretsIncludes tips and a glossary of terms for the modern scrapbooker! What she discovers is a puzzling labyrinth of secrets that only add question marks to Emily's murder. A great story, well told!" --juliet blackwell, new York Times bestselling author of the Witchcraft mysteries on Scrapped"Bryan's voice is rich with empathy, suspense, and a healthy dose of Southern charm.

Ellery adams, new york times bestselling author of the Charmed Pie Shoppe Mysteries"A font of ingenuity. Lucky for her, co-scrapbooker Annie is a freelance reporter eager to vindicate her friend. Vera's dance studio may have suffered when Emily waltzed into town, but the croppers know she's not a vengeful murderer.

Death of an Irish Diva A Cumberland Creek Mystery Book 3 - . Praise for mollie Cox Bryan"Thought-provoking and well-paced. Not when famed irish dancer Emily McGlashen is found murdered in her studio just after the St. A satisfying and surprising read. Sheila connolly, new york times bestselling author on Scrapped Spring is in the air, but the ladies of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop hardly have time to stop and smell the roses.

. Just when it seems they've run out of clues, an antique scrapbook turns up and points the croppers in the right direction--and brings them face to face with a killer more twisted than a Celtic knot.

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In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

Crown Archetype - With characteristic wit and incomparable comic timing, betty grable, and tim conway; shares anecdotes about guest stars and close friends, Gloria Swanson, Roddy Mcdowell, Eydie Gorme, Rita Hayworth, Jim Nabors, Steve Lawrence, including Lucille Ball, she details hiring Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner, Bernadette Peters, Vicki Lawrence, and Betty White; and gives her take on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise.

This book is carol's love letter to a golden era in television history through the lens of her brilliant show. Get the best seat in the house for "eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox. ". In this new york times bestseller, comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series,  The Carol Burnett Show.

In in such good company, carol burnett pulls back the curtain on the twenty-five-time Emmy-Award winning show that made television history, and she reminisces about the outrageously funny and tender moments that made working on the series as much fun as watching it. Carol delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and improvisations that made The Carol Burnett Show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again.

In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox - While writing this book, carol rewatched all 276 episodes and screen-grabbed her favorite video stills from the archives to illustrate the chemistry of the actors and the improvisational magic that made the show so successful. Putting the spotlight on everyone from her costars to the impressive list of guest stars, Carol crafts a lively portrait of the talent and creativity that went into every episode.

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