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The Last Night Out

By Catherine O'Connell
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  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Isbn : 1786895013
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 795
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Six friends. Three secrets. One murder. Maggie is destined to marry the perfect man in two weeks. Desperate for a last wild night on the town before the big day, she gathers her closest friends for a night to remember. Only things go wrong – horribly wrong. Angie’s body is found in the park the following morning and their night to remember quickly becomes a nightmare they wish they could forget. Under police scrutiny, how far will Maggie and her friends go to keep their secrets? Far enough to protect a killer?

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  • File Pdf: the-last-of-the-plainsmen.pdf

Book Summary:

This book contains Zane Grey’s classic western novel, "The Last of the Plainsmen". Buffalo Jones embarks on his last mission in this exciting western classic. The character of Buffalo Jones was based on Charles Jesse "Buffalo" Jones, a famous western hunter and guide who inspired Grey to organise a lion-hunting excursion. It was this lion-hunting trip that would form the basis for this exciting fictional tale - full of wild beasts, Indians, and the treacherous travails of a wild landscape unmolested by civilization. The chapters of this book include: “The Arizona Desert”, “The Range”, “The Last Herd”, “The Trail”, “Oak Spring”, “The White Mustang”, “Snake Gulch”, “Naza! Naza! Naza!”, “The Land of the Musk-Ox”, “Success and Failure”, “On To the Siwash”, “Old Tom”, etcetera. Pearl Zane Grey (1872 - 1939) was an American author famous for writing novels that would become the foundation for the Western genre in literature and the arts. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

The Last Week of May: The Number One Bestseller

By Roisin Meaney
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hachette Ireland
  • Isbn : 1444725610
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 813
  • File Pdf: the-last-week-of-may.pdf

Book Summary:

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER -- a warm engrossing tale of friendship and new beginnings ... 'Like chatting with a good friend over a cup of tea' Irish Mail on Sunday May O'Callaghan has decided that life's too short and she's decided to throw in the towel in her predictable nine-to-five job. Now what? As May fits into her new life we meet her friend Pam and her husband Jack - but why is Pam terrified to tell Jack that she's pregnant? And then there's Denis and Bernard, May's next-door neighbours, going about their business oblivious to the deadly threat that lurks close by. There's Paddy, who lives on his own yet never seems to be at home. And Paul, three doors up, willing to risk everything for an affair with Carmel, the young teacher who has yet to learn that there's a price to pay for having something that shouldn't be yours. But what May can't figure out is who gave her the beautiful shell necklace and was it really meant for her? On this one particular week, all is about to change for the inhabitants of Kilpatrick and May discovers that while only love can break your heart, only love can put it back together. The Anniversary, Roisin Meaney's sparkling new novel, is now available for pre-order

The Last Trail

By Zane Grey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1609771559
  • Pages : 199
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 376
  • File Pdf: the-last-trail.pdf

Book Summary:

"The Last Trail" is the 3rd and final instalment to the Frontier Trology by Zane Grey.

The Last "True" Roller Derby

By Larry Smith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1491780169
  • Pages : 244
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 838
  • File Pdf: the-last-true-roller-derby.pdf

Book Summary:

Larry Smith got some strange looks as a boy when he told everyone he wanted to join the Roller Derby, but he’d go on to have the time of his life living out his dream. As a member of the International Roller Derby League, he engaged in a style of play that gave the fans what they wanted: fights, hard skating, and great athletic ability combined with a fast-paced game. As a member of Roller Derby, he and his teammates welcomed minorities in the 1960s when racial tension was at its peak. Whites and blacks skated together, roomed together, and stuck together like brothers and sisters. Smith and his teammates sold out everywhere they played: Madison Square Garden, the Chicago Coliseum, San Francisco’s Cow Palace, White Sox Park, the Montreal Forum, and hundreds of smaller venues. While the quality of the game ultimately declined, Smith was there for its glory years, and he remembers it all as if it were yesterday. He looks back on his many adventures—some of them almost unbelievable—in The Last “True” Roller Derby.

The Last Man

By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1609778766
  • Pages : 449
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 917
  • File Pdf: the-last-man.pdf

Book Summary:

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works of her husband, Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. She was the daughter of the political philosopher William Godwin and the writer, philosopher, and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. Mary Shelley was taken seriously as a writer in her own lifetime, though reviewers often missed the political edge to her novels. After her death, however, she was chiefly remembered only as the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley and as the author of Frankenstein. It was not until 1989, when Emily Sunstein published her prizewinning biography Mary Shelley: Romance and Reality, that a full-length scholarly biography analyzing all of Shelley's letters, journals, and works within their historical context was published. The well-meaning attempts of Mary Shelley's son and daughter-in-law to "Victorianise" her memory through the censoring of letters and biographical material contributed to a perception of Mary Shelley as a more conventional, less reformist figure than her works suggest. Her own timid omissions from Percy Shelley's works and her quiet avoidance of public controversy in the later years of her life added to this impression. The eclipse of Mary Shelley's reputation as a novelist and biographer meant that, until the last thirty years, most of her works remained out of print, obstructing a larger view of her achievement. She was seen as a one-novel author, if that. In recent decades, however, the republication of almost all her writings has stimulated a new recognition of its value. Her voracious reading habits and intensive study, revealed in her journals and letters and reflected in her works, is now better appreciated. Shelley's recognition of herself as an author has also been recognized; after Percy's death, she wrote about her authorial ambitions: "I think that I can maintain myself, and there is something inspiriting in the idea". Scholars now consider Mary Shelley to be a major Romantic figure, significant for her literary achievement and her political voice as a woman and a liberal.

The Last Dark Place

By Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1480400262
  • Pages : 254
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 799
  • File Pdf: the-last-dark-place.pdf

Book Summary:

A veteran Chicago cop who’s also a mensch, “Lieberman is endearing, wise in his crochets, weary with his wisdom” (The Washington Post Book World). Thirty-three years ago, Connie Gower pulled a gun in a synagogue. He had come to avenge his brother, a two-bit hoodlum who’d been killed in a shootout with a young cop named Abe Lieberman. But Lieberman outsmarted him, and put Gower in jail. After serving his time, for the next few decades Gower bounced around the Chicago underworld, making a name for himself as a second-rate mob enforcer. Fate is a funny thing. When Gower gets arrested in Yuma, Arizona, it’s an aged Abe Lieberman who goes to bring him home, leaving his longtime partner Bill Hanrahan back in the windy city to put up with the hot air of his racist substitute. Handcuffed to each other, Lieberman and his prisoner are about to board the plane when a geriatric janitor shuffles towards them and shoots Gower dead. Connie Gower was scum, but killing him is still murder, and Lieberman is determined to find out who ordered the hit—and why. Edgar Award winner Stuart M. Kaminsky’s The Last Dark Place is “an entertaining crime novel that should send new readers in search of its predecessors” (Publishers Weekly).

To the Last Man

By Zane Grey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1609774183
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 666
  • File Pdf: to-the-last-man.pdf

Book Summary:

Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier, including the novel Riders of the Purple Sage, his bes selling book. This is one of his stories.