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The Lighthouse Road

By Peter Geye
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  • Publisher : Unbridled Books
  • Isbn : 9781609530853
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Fiction
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The story moves back and forth in time from the arrival of Thea from her isolated village in arctic Norway in search of a new life in the near wilderness of a small town and logging camp on the shore of Lake Superior to the travails of her orphaned son, Odd, some twenty years later. When Thea’s aunt and uncle do not meet her boat as planned, she’s initially left abandoned with no money or prospects and without speaking the language. Befriended by a local businessman and apothecary with secrets of his own, she obtains work as a cook in the nearby logging camp. While living through one of the coldest and threatening winters in memory, she is raped by an itinerant peddler and petty criminal. She delivers the baby in a blinding snowstorm the next fall, attended by her original benefactor and his “daughter” who is also the town’s surgeon and midwife, but she soon dies of childbirth complications. The apothecary, Grimm, takes the infant into his household and the boy is raised more or less by the entire town, eventually growing up under Grimm’s influence to be a fisherman, smuggler for Grimm’s whiskey trade, and a boat builder. Still, he struggles to find himself and to reconcile the loss of his mother, and he becomes increasingly troubled by Grimm’s criminal enterprises and dirty secrets until an unlikely love affair puts everything on a collision course.

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  • File Pdf: the-adventures-of-elizabeth-in-rügen.pdf

Book Summary:

"The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen" by Elizabeth Von Arnim. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Moon California Camping

By Tom Stienstra
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Moon Travel
  • Isbn : 9781640496200
  • Pages : 880
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 385
  • File Pdf: moon-california-camping.pdf

Book Summary:

20 million acres of forest, 1,200 miles of coastline, and countless wilderness areas: Your California camping adventure awaits! Find the perfect place to pitch your tent with Moon California Camping. A Campsite for Everyone: A variety of campgrounds and RV parks, from secluded Sierra hike-ins to convenient roadside stopovers, including dog-friendly, family-friendly, and wheelchair accessible options Ratings and Essentials: All campsites are rated on a scenic scale and marked with amenities like restrooms, trailhead access, picnic areas, laundry, piped water, showers, and playgrounds Recreation Highlights: Discover nearby hiking, swimming, fishing, water-skiing, whitewater rafting, hot springs, and options for winter sports Maps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps and detailed driving directions for each campground Skip the Crowds: Moon California Camping contains many secluded spots and campgrounds that aren't available in the state's online reservation system The Top RV and Tent Sites for You: Pick the right campsite for your travel style with lists like "Best for Families," "Scenic Campgrounds," and "Best Island Retreats" Trailhead Access Campgrounds: Find sites that offer access to the John Muir Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and more, plus essential information on hiking Trusted Advice: Expert outdoorsman Tom Stienstra knows his stuff; he's hiked 25,000 miles in and around these campgrounds for over 30 years Helpful resources on Covid-19 and camping in California Tips and Tools: Information on equipment, food and cooking, first aid, and insect protection, plus background on the climate, landscape, and history of the campgrounds Whether you're a veteran or a first-time camper, Moon's comprehensive coverage and trusted advice will have you gearing up for your next adventure. Narrowing your search? Try Moon Northern California Camping. Hitting the road? Check out Moon California Road Trip. About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you. For more inspiration, follow @moonguides on social media.

Seven Days Dead

By John Farrow
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Isbn : 9781250086594
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 274
  • File Pdf: seven-days-dead.pdf

Book Summary:

During an epic storm in the Gulf of Maine a lone woman races--first by car, then by a life-threatening sea crossing--to the island of Grand Manan. Her father is dying—will she make it in time? Others also venture out into the maelstrom that night, including a mysterious band of men and women who gather on Seven Days Work, the sheer cliff that overlooks the wild sea. A housekeeper, a pastor, and a strange recluse are also wandering about out in the tempest. Who else risks being out in the turbulent black night? And how many murder victims will be revealed at the break of dawn? Such questions will engage retired Montreal detective Émile Cinq-Mars. He and his wife seek shelter from the same storm as they make their way to the island for a rare summer vacation from both his police work and her horse stable. With a mounting death toll, a lengthy list of suspects, and a murder in the deep past that somehow affects the present, Cinq-Mars is drawn into uncovering ancient secrets that have led to murder. When the villainy turns against him, another race ensues, this time to solve the crimes before his visit to the island ends in tragedy. John Farrow's Seven Days Dead continues the Émile Cinq-Mars series of crime novels, which Booklist has called “one of the best series in crime fiction,”; Die Zeit in Germany has suggested it might be the best of all time.

Complete Works of John Steinbeck (illustrated)

By John Steinbeck
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Isbn : PKEY:SMP2300000063417
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 148
  • File Pdf: complete-works-of-john-steinbeck.pdf

Book Summary:

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. has been called "a giant of American letters”. During his writing career, he authored 33 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. His magnum opus ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ (1939), which epitomises the harrowing events of the Clutch Plague era, stirred widespread sympathy for the plight of migrant workers. Many of Steinbeck's works are set in the Salinas Valley of his childhood and they frequently explore themes of fate and the injustices suffered by their everyman protagonists. Fashioned with rich symbolic structures, they convey archetypal qualities in enduring characters, winning for Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature. The major works of Steinbeck are In Dubious Battle, Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, Travels with Charley.

Galusha the Magnificent

By Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : EAN:8596547036074
  • Pages : 329
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 944
  • File Pdf: galusha-the-magnificent.pdf

Book Summary:

This book is an incredible tale of a shy professor and archeologist, Galusha, who is in need of rest. He finds himself lost in a small town, and as with all small towns, this one has a blend of different personalities and characters. He makes new friends and discovers the perks of living in a community. Galusha gets involved in mending and restoring not things but people's lives in the town. He deals with greed, rigid ideas, and even the supernatural. It is a story of an honest, calm, scholastically brilliant, understated character who is competent in everything except money and practical matters; he is non-aggressive except when it comes to those he values. Considered to be the most humorous and amiable story by Joseph Crosby Lincoln Galusha the Magnificent follows his standard host of colorful characters and striking language. Read the story to find out what makes Galusha magnificent.

Come Morning

By Pat Warren
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Isbn : 9780446535656
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 964
  • File Pdf: come-morning.pdf

Book Summary:

After an accident takes the life of her young son, lovely photographer Brianna Morgan retreats to Nantucket to grieve. In the next house, handsome fireman Jeremy Slade is drowning his sorrows in liquor after blaming himself for the death of a young mother. When a brutal hurricane ravages the island and helps them come to terms with their pasts, Brianna and Jeremy must decide whether they can create a beautiful new future together.

Lighthouses for Kids

By Katherine L. House
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Isbn : 9781613740460
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 793
  • File Pdf: lighthouses-for-kids.pdf

Book Summary:

Bringing to life an era when rivers, lakes, and oceans were the nation's highways and lighthouses served as traffic signals and maps, this comprehensive reference provides children with an in-depth history of lighthouses and firsthand stories of the challenges faced by lighthouse keepers. Filled with engaging activities such as learning how to tie a bowline knot and building a model lighthouse, this unique book also includes a field guide to U.S. lighthouses, places to visit, a time line, glossary, websites to explore, and a reading list for further study.

Isabel's Bed

By Elinor Lipman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1439122040
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 960
  • File Pdf: isabel-s-bed.pdf

Book Summary:

When Harriet Mahoney first sees it, Isabel Krug's bed is covered with sheared sheep and littered with celebrity biographies. Unpublished, fortyish, and recently jilted, Harriet has fled Manhattan for Isabel's loudly elegant Cape Cod retreat, where she will ghostwrite The Isabel Krug Story, based on the sexy blond's scandalous tabloid past. Unusually "talented" in the man department ("I give lessons"), Isabel revamps and inspires Harriet as they gear up to tell all, including the tangled history Isabel shares with her odd lodger, Costas. Life according to Isabel is a nonstop soap opera extravaganza, an experience to be swallowed whole -- and the attitude is catching....


By Barbara Leith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 9781440166358
  • Pages : 436
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 835
  • File Pdf: housebroken.pdf

Book Summary:

The gnarly enigma of sustained love, the nightmares of loss or betrayalthese are the problems examined thematically in Housebroken, instantly pulling us into the complexities of intimacyintimacy which paradoxically repels and attracts. In richly detailed settings ranging from Aegean islands to Australian beaches, these stories deal with conflicted characters, many of whom see themselves as disconnected outsiders, emotionally landlocked or alienated like Molly, a young American expatriatein her heart shes Spanishbut where and what is home? Or the lovesick New England professor out of his depth in a seedy Southern steel town. Others flee danger from within. A Victorian scholar facing unnamed horrors coming after him From Below. Or Roberto, the poetry-quoting drug dealer never able to outrun his sexual obsession. A patriarch whos escaped the Nazis but not his punitive conscience. Life-lessons are learned & unlearned as these lovers and loners weave between hope and disenchantment, isolation and communion. Ultimately, after groping through confusing rituals, contradictory ground rules, each arrives at a revelation which illuminates (if not resolves) the passionate connections & disconnects all of us encounter in our lifelong pilgrimage of the heart.


By Rough Guides
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rough Guides UK
  • Isbn : 9781848364684
  • Pages : 264
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 141
  • File Pdf: earthbound.pdf

Book Summary:

Earthbound: a Rough Guide to the World in Pictures showcases the best in Rough Guides' extensive picture library of stunning travel images. Explore the world over with this definitive photographic guide; from amazing Hindu prayer flags in Nepal to breathtaking views of the Caribbean coast. Earthbound is packed with more than 250 beautiful photographs, reproduced in full colour with GPS coordinates for the location of each image with captions and short essays from local correspondents. The book captures the experience of travel in all its guises from colourful festivals & celebrations and powerful art & amazing architecture to people at work & at play, unveiling the essence of a place, its people, its sights and monuments, its heart and soul. Each image in the book includes a Google QR code, just photograph the code with your mobile phone and be connected to the image location online via Google Maps. Must-have unique world photography for the armchair traveller, photography enthusiast or seasoned adventurer looking for inspiration.

To Catch a Killer

By Sheryl Scarborough
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tor Teen
  • Isbn : 9781466885486
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 224
  • File Pdf: to-catch-a-killer.pdf

Book Summary:

“A twisty, cold-case mystery custom made for fans of Sara Shepard, PLL and Veronica Mars! The edge-of-your-seat plot, sinister backstory and smart, brave and irreverent main character made this whodunit unputdownable.”—Justine Magazine In To Catch a Killer, a contemporary mystery by debut author Sheryl Scarborough, a teenage girl uses forensic science to solve the cold-case murder of her mother. Erin Blake has one of those names. A name that is inextricably linked to a grisly crime. As a toddler, Erin survived for three days alongside the corpse of her murdered mother, and the case—which remains unsolved—fascinated a nation. Her father's identity unknown, Erin was taken in by her mother's best friend and has become a relatively normal teen in spite of the looming questions about her past. Fourteen years later, Erin is once again at the center of a brutal homicide when she finds the body of her biology teacher. When questioned by the police, Erin tells almost the whole truth, but never voices her suspicions that her mother's killer has struck again in order to protect the casework she's secretly doing on her own. Inspired by her uncle, an FBI agent, Erin has ramped up her forensic hobby into a full-blown cold-case investigation. This new murder makes her certain she's close to the truth, but when all the evidence starts to point the authorities straight to Erin, she turns to her longtime crush (and fellow suspect) Journey Michaels to help her crack the case before it's too late. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.