The Grave Tender

Author: Eliza Maxwell

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 9781477818473

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Page: N.A

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A chilling psychological suspense novel, The Grave Tender explores the dark boundaries people cross to save loved ones, and the limits of family bonds tested by the deepest of betrayals. Endless questions from a shadow-filled East Texas childhood haunt Hadley Dixon. People said her mother, Winnie, was never quite right, but with one single, irreparable act, life as Hadley knew it was shattered. The aftershocks of that moonlit night left her reeling, but the secrets and lies had started long before. When a widowed and pregnant Hadley returns years later, it's not the safe harbor she expects. The mysteries surrounding a local boy's disappearance remain, and the townspeople still whisper about Hadley's strange and reclusive Uncle Eli-whispers about a monster in their midst. But Hadley's father and grandmother, the cornerstones of everything safe in her world, avoid her questions. If Hadley stays here, will she be giving her children the family they need, or putting their lives in danger? The hunt for answers takes a determined Hadley deep into the pine forests, in search of sunlight that will break through the canopy of lies long enough to reveal the truth. Revised edition: This edition of The Grave Tender includes editorial revisions.
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Tomahawks to Peace

Author: James G. Landis

Publisher: Faith Builders Publishing

ISBN: 0977212335

Category: History

Page: 408

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"Glikikan, a Delaware war chief, ... brings to light the hidden causes of the Delaware resistance popularly known as Pontiac's Rebellion."
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The Tender Scar, Second Edition

Life After the Death of a Spouse

Author: Mabry, Richard L.

Publisher: Kregel Publications

ISBN: 0825444764

Category: Religion

Page: 128

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"Powerful words, won in the conflict between heartbreak and healing." --Dr. Dan L. Griffin Offering hope and healing for the brokenhearted, The Tender Scar addresses the heart-wrenching pain of losing a spouse. Working from journal entries written after the death of his wife, Mabry uses his own journey as a stepping-stone to a practical discussion of the grief process. In this second edition, Mabry includes a new chapter that highlights the process of building a second marriage and blended family after loss.
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Songs of a City Redone

Author: Amanda Johnson Collins

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493171925

Category: Religion

Page: 48

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This book was written to shed light on loss that occurred with Hurricane Katrina. Highlighted are the short stories written by the author that were originally meant to be published in the volume Songs of the City. Stories like “The Gravetender”, “The Rain,” and others. Songs of a City Redone is an attempt to talk about nonmaterial loss that was a result of the flooding. The stories have been summarized as best as possible. They are based on people and places In New Orleans, there were others who had similar losses and felt the same as the author did. Re-creating was a problem for them also. Some of their sentiments are included.
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Revision

Author: Dayna Elizabeth Lunstrum

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557483719

Category: Poetry

Page: 188

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A collection of selective poetry by Dayna Elizabeth Lunstrum. Revision is a revised version of her previous rough publication "The Black and White Poet." Revision includes intimate details and metaphors throughout the entire book regarding love, spirituality, and the soul according to the experiences of her life on which many can relate.
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The Shadow in the Garden

A Biographer's Tale

Author: James Atlas

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 147215312X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

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The biographer - so often in the shadows, kibbitzing, casting doubt, proving facts - here comes to the stage. James Atlas takes us back to his childhood in suburban Chicago, where he fell in love with literature and, early on, found in himself the impulse to study writers' lives. We meet Richard Ellmann, the great biographer of James Joyce and Atlas's professor during a transformative year at Oxford. We get to know the author's first subject, the "self-doomed" poet Delmore Schwartz; a bygone cast of intellectuals such as Edmund Wilson and Dwight Macdonald (the "tall trees," as Mary McCarthy described them, cut down now, Atlas writes, by the "merciless pruning of mortality"); and, of course, the elusive Bellow, "a metaphysician of the ordinary." Atlas revisits the lives and work of the classical biographers: the Renaissance writers of what were then called "lives," Samuel Johnson and the "meshugenah" Boswell, among them. In what amounts to a pocket history of his own literary generation, Atlas celebrates the luminaries of contemporary literature and the labor of those who hope to catch a glimpse of one of them - "as fleeting as a familiar face swallowed up in a crowd."
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No Mercy

Author: Roberta Kray

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0751553778

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Maddie Layne's life hasn't been the same since her sister was murdered. The police never found Greta's body so all Maddie was left with was unanswered questions - and her orphaned nephew, Zac, to look after. She works hard to make sure Zac has everything he needs; she even tends graves for some extra cash. Maddie isn't looking for any trouble. Lucy Rivers died decades ago under suspicious circumstances and the people responsible believe the entire affair is over. And then the mysterious Cato hires Maddie to tend to Lucy's neglected grave. Maddie starts asking innocent questions, but when she learns that the deaths of her sister and Lucy are linked she knows she must dig deeper. Lena Gissing, matriarch of one of the East End's most vicious families, has a vested interest in making sure the truth stays buried. She's not about to let a nobody like Maddie Layne get in the way . . .
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Restless in the Grave

Author: Dana Stabenow

Publisher: Minotaur Books

ISBN: 1429950382

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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New York Times bestseller Dana Stabenow returns with her most outstanding novel yet, teaming up two of her most beloved characters, Aleut private investigator Kate Shugak and Alaska state trooper Liam Campbell, in the same story for the first time. Alaska aviation entrepreneur Finn Grant died in the fiery crash of his Piper Super Cub. Someone sabotaged his engine, and virtually everyone in southwestern Alaska has a motive, including his betrayed wife, his bullied children, and Liam's wife, bush pilot Wyanet Chouinard. With few places to turn, Liam asks his former mentor Niniltna post commander Sergeant Jim Chopin, for help, and Jim quickly brings Kate onto the case. Working undercover as—of all things—a waitress at Bill's Bar and Grill, Kate learns over beer and burgers that Grant's business had expanded meteorically over the last two years. After buying the closed Air Force base south of town from the federal government at a bargain-basement price, he became a fixed-base operator running his fishing, hunting, and flight-seeing business, servicing planes flying through the area, and most interestingly and lucratively, getting into the air freight business. But what kind of freight was he moving, and where? The answers involve Kate in her most challenging case to date, one that starts with murder and quickly sprawls into a much larger conspiracy ranging from the darkest family secrets to treason and beyond. Restless in the Grave is a treat for fans and another outstanding addition to Dana Stabenow's acclaimed and award-winning series.
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Graveminder

Roman

Author: Melissa Marr

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492958966

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Jede Generation hat ihre eigene Totenwächterin. Bei Beerdigungen spricht sie die magischen Worte über dem frischen Grab: »Drei Schlucke, um sie zu bannen. Nicht mehr und nicht weniger.« Doch was geschieht, wenn es kein Grab gibt? Wenn die Tote ein junges Mädchen ist, das auf grausame Weise ermordet wurde und nun auferstanden ist, um Rache zu nehmen? Für Rebekkah, Graveminder des idyllischen Claysville, beginnt ein Wettlauf gegen die Zeit. Sie muss ihre Stadt vor der hungrigen Toten schützen. Und nur Byron, ihre große Liebe, steht ihr bei ... »Dieses Buch macht süchtig.« Examiner
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The National Review

Author: Richard Holt Hutton,Walter Bagehot

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Ladle to the Grave

Author: Connie Archer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698148738

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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By the Spoonful is Snowflake, Vermont’s most popular soup shop, but owner Lucky Jamieson doesn’t have any time to enjoy her success—she’s too busy trying to keep a lid on false accusations against her loved ones… It’s almost May, and some of the local ladies have organized a pagan celebration in the woods to welcome spring. But the evening goes terribly wrong when one of the attendees winds up dead, apparently poisoned by an herbal concoction prepared by Lucky’s grandfather, Jack. Lucky’s sure her grandfather could not have made such a tragic mistake. But before she can clear him of suspicion, her best friend, Sophie, is diverted from planning her wedding to By the Spoonful chef Sage DuBois when she finds a dead man floating in the creek on her property. Now it’s up to Lucky to get both Sophie and Jack out of hot water before a killer stirs up more trouble… Recipes included!
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To the Grave

Author: Carlene Thompson

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

ISBN: 1466801948

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Carlene Thompson To the Grave In To the Grave, Carlene Thompson's next thrilling page-turner, no secret can stay buried for long... As a psychologist, Catherine Gray understands the power of first love. As a woman, she still has feelings for her first crush, James—a handsome lawyer who was trapped in a bad marriage for years. Now that Catherine has returned to Aurora Falls, and James is divorced, they can finally build a life together. But then she stumbles onto his first love—his ex-wife Renée, missing for the past three years—murdered... Catherine is stunned. How well does she really know James? What secret destroyed his marriage—and who killed his wife? When a mysterious fire destroys the crime scene, Catherine starts looking for answers. In a portrait for a masked woman, she sees Renée's eyes looking back at her hauntingly. And when the next victim is revealed, it becomes terrifyingly clear that an obsessed killer is on the loose—and Catherine is next in line...
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Beyond the Grave

Author: Bill Pronzini

Publisher: Speaking Volumes

ISBN: 1612321208

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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The bestselling author of The McCone Files teams up with the creator of the Nameless Detective for a collaborative mystery that bridges the San Franciscos of 1894 and 1986. Muller and Pronzini masterfully parallel the investigations of turn-of-the-century detective Quincannon and Chicana amateur sleuth Elena Oliverez..
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The Grave Gourmet

Author: Alexander Campion

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 0758272138

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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From the Champs-Élysées to the twinkling banks of la Seine, chic Parisian policewoman Capucine LeTellier plunges into a uniquely Parisian affair of gastronomic delights and bureaucratic intrigue to close a case that could make her career--or kill it. . . After dining on such delicacies as oyster sorbet and avocado soufflé, Jean-Louis Delage, président of automotive giant Renault, has been found dead in the freezer of Le Diapason, a three-star restaurant owned by Chef Jean-Basille Labrousse, a renowned restaurateur extraordinaire. Capucine is uniquely suited to the case, as her husband Alexandre is a food critic well-connected to the culinary world. In between sharing sumptuous meals and fine wine with Alexandre at Paris' finest eateries, Capucine struggles to win the respect of her new squad of detectives and crack both the case and the guarded secrets of the restaurant staff. Praise for Alexander Campion's The Grave Gourmet "Full of amusing characters. . . Readers will want a second helping." --Publishers Weekly "A delicious mystery. . . a fun book with a very different flavor." --Carolyn Haines, author of the Bones Mysteries "An astonishing debut that raises the bar on today's detective novel." --Aram Saroyan, author of Door to the River "Saucy, spicy, tasty. . .ooh-la-la!" --Kate Collins
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Solang die Welt noch schläft

Author: Petra Durst-Benning

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843701849

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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Berlin, um 1890. Josefine, Tochter eines Berliner Hufschmieds, lernt auf einer Reise in den Schwarzwald die gefährliche, für Frauen geradezu skandalöse Leidenschaft des Radfahrens kennen. Zurück in Berlin, riskiert sie dafür alles. Und sie verliert alles – ihre Familie, ihre Freundinnen und fast sich selbst. Doch Josefines Kämpferherz ist groß! Und die Liebe eines Mannes ermutigt sie, ihren Lebenstraum zu verwirklichen. Bei einem strapaziösen Radrennen will sie beweisen, was in ihr steckt. Am Ende erkennt sie, dass nicht der Sieg zählt, sondern ganz andere Werte: Freundschaft, Vertrauen und Liebe.
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Shackles from the Grave

Fictional Novel

Author: Cynthia Lynn Stigger

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479700363

Category: Fiction

Page: 325

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Sylvia is young, beautiful, and a single mother. She is educated and smart, but not smart enough to know when to release those shackles. Now she is stuck with consequences that would lead her to taking on more than just love. If only she had listen to her best friend Angel that was always pushing God on her But now she is stuck with a decision of either breaking the last two links in the shackles or making it a permanent fixture of her life.
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From the Gutter to the Grave

An American Hood Novel

Author: G.C. Deuce

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469118904

Category: Fiction

Page: 455

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From the Gutter to the Grave is an action filled urban tale that will for sure keep readersminds in suspense and fingers anxiously ready to flip the next page. With realistic street dialogue such as that used in favorite successful urban novels like, The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah and Be More Careful by Shannon Holmes, this awesome tale takes one on a wild and vivid journey to a place that other authors seldom lead readers. Through the real ghetto! Written with specificity of ethnic characterized scheme, the general readers of this type novel would in all probability be that of an African-American-Latino audience, but with a plot so alluring and dramatized, the heading multicultural could in fact to be used when categorizing FTGTTG. The author, G.C. Deuce establishes and introduces the main character as Terrance Brown, whom throughout the narrative is referred to by the moniker Trech, a 19 year old man of African American and Puerto Rican descent, who like many his age finds himself encountering several controversial and combative disputes attributed from living within an impoverished, violent, drug infested community and dysfunctional household. Being raised up in an unbalanced home life consisting of prostitution, drug abuse, imprisonment, and other immoral standards, Trech not only learned to survive but also took heed while facing day to day grueling situations, beginning at his residence. Considering all the disadvantages, he coped well and harnessed the skill of maintaining and compensating for any given circumstance that would arise and with astute planning when necessary to continue surviving and protecting his loved ones. With one brother in the grave and another incarcerated, Trech finds himself trapped within the same environment which played a major part in the destruction of his family. He gradually takes on the roll of savior as he links up with three of his closest blood cousins whom all just like him sadly suffer from the same plights associated with slum living. Showing great leadership potential, Trech devises a plan to save his family as well as himself from the struggles suffocating grip. With help from his faithful girlfriend and cousins, (except the betrayer) they clad up in police-swat gear with ammunitions and attempt to pull off the lick-of-a-lifetime, only to in the end have their big dreams turn into a horrific nightmare. After the loss of one of his cousins, Trech, along with his remaining family succeed in locking down their citys drug game; thats until the jealousy of a long forgotten relative causes him to fall deeper into the violent side of the game. Trech finds himself once again playing the role of redeemer but this time its his beloved girlfriend he must rescue from the envious haters dwelling in the streets of the hood. The climax of the story illustrates Trech, and close acquaintances rescuing his girl from a murderous back stabbing cousin, bringing the encounter to what they assumed was definitely the end. After which, boarding a peaceful one-way flight to California with his girl and her young sister, Trech finally believes he has truly been set free from the game, but little does he know that the next five years of his life would be closely monitored by a man that hed watched die from a fatal gunshot. California soon becomes introduced to a new breed of gangsters when Trechs cousin resurfaces and takes command of one of Calis most infamous gangs while keeping a close eye on his detested relative. Trech soon finds himself being blindly haunted by visions of the past! From the Gutter to the Grave fits perfectly in the category of other favorite writings like Dutch by Terry Woods and A Hustlers Wife by Nikki Turner. This intriguing story consists of three different parts, each exposing the reader to a more diverse setting of events with a variety of character
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