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Author: Shari Green
Publisher: Pajama Press Inc.
Category: Juvenile Fiction
He's a rescue, a mutt. Maybe there's a little golden retriever in him, although he's not exactly pretty. He's had a run-in with coyotes and he's missing an eye. But Mike is eleven-year-old Cara Donovan's dog, and they love each other absolutely. Usually her pet follows Cara everywhere, but on the day the family first smells smoke in the air, Mike becomes anxious. Pine Grove is in the path of a wildfire, and the family is ordered to evacuate. In the ensuing chaos, Mike runs off. And then the unthinkable happens; there is no time to search for Mike. They are forced to leave him behind. Shocked and devastated, Cara watches helplessly as the family drives through a nightmare, with burning debris falling from the sky and wild animals fleeing for their lives. Once in the city far from the burn zone, the Donovans are housed with a volunteer host family. Jewel, the hosts' daughter, is nice, but Cara can only think about what she may have lost. What will happen if nothing is left? But as she reflects on what "home" means to her, Cara knows only one thing. She is not going to lose Mike. She will do what it takes to find him, even if it means going back to Pine Grove on her own. With her signature style combining simplicity and lyricism, the author of Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles and Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess tells an uplifting story of love and loss. And she shows how one girl’s stressful journey eventually leads her to an unexpected place, and a new definition of home.
MIKE : I ' m not taking her side , Jo . But she ' s had all you kids to raise by herself
and she works full time . She ' s even working tonight . JO : I have a job , too ,
besides going to school . MIKE : I know . But you have something to look forward
Publisher: Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
He couldn't believe Mike was holding him like this, just holding him. Mike's arms
were strong, bulging with muscles, as was his chest, which had a delicious mat of
dark hair, like his master had ... Cory had always felt he was missing something.
Author: Sedonia Guillone
Publisher: Ai Press
While Clarence was leaving the radio room he thought about what Mike had said
about the Arab ship heading towards the Eastern coast of America. He knew that
by international law he couldn't stop any ship unless he was attacked; however ...
Author: Mike Houston
Publisher: Author House
A FRIEND GOES MISSING is the story of Dr. Bluesman and his band of musician friends as they go looking for one of their comrades, who has been kidnapped by a group of terrorists planning to take over the country. Led by a congressman from South Carolina and his crazy physician sister the terrorists plan to entice the musicians into playing concerts around the country where they can recruit other people to join their causes. By kidnapping Nyki they believe they can force the musicians to do their bidding. However Dr. Bluesman has other plans..
Nobody ever gave Mike much credence, probably because he never seemed to
have a girlfriend. But damn, thought Gary, Mike might have had more wisdom
than he got credit for. Too bad Mike and the missing piece were mutually
Author: Kevin Egan
Publisher: Forge Books
Kirkus Reviews named Midnight, Kevin Egan's first diabolically twisty legal thriller, a "Best Book of 2013." Now Egan returns to the bench with The Missing Piece, an all-new tale of courtroom intrigue, legal maneuvers, deception, desperation...and cold-blooded murder. The Salvus Treasure is a fabulous hoard of ancient Roman silver, worth a total of seventy million dollars. Uncovered decades ago under disputed circumstances, the treasure has been claimed by various parties, some of whom will stop at nothing to secure full ownership of its riches. People have died—and killed—to possess all fourteen pieces of silver. The legal battle over who truly owns the treasure finally leads to the New York County Courthouse in Lower Manhattan. But as teams of high-priced lawyers wrangle over provenance and witnesses, a shocking act disrupts the trial...and a crucial piece of evidence goes missing. The missing piece is a silver urn worth at least five million dollars. Now the race is on to discover what became of the urn...before the Salvus Treasure claims more lives. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Mike joked. “Mike, Rachel is missing.” “Missing? What are you talking about,
Carter?” I considered how much to confess. “We had dinner Friday and got into a
fight.” “What about?” he asked. “It doesn't matter. I barely even remember. She
Author: Steve Fuller
The caller whispers, I know what you did, but what did Carter McCoy do? Someone has been watching, waiting, and he won't stop tormenting the college professor until his revenge is complete and Carter's life is destroyed. The mystery begins when Carter sleeps with a student named Leslie Steel. After Leslie disappears later that night and is presumed dead by the authorities, Carter's carefully constructed facade begins to crumble. Anonymous phone calls, cryptic letters, haunting song lyrics, a bloody murder weapon someone is trying to implicate Carter in Leslie's death. But who? With his life falling apart, Carter attempts to cover up a murder he doesn't remember committing. Unfortunately, Detective Bruce Kraft is always one step ahead. Handsome, rugged, and confident, Kraft is everything Carter McCoy is not namely, a good guy trapped in a crummy world. In Carter's cluttered mind, everyone is a suspect, but who killed Leslie Steel? Who is attacking his friends? Who kidnapped his girlfriend? Who is the mystery person known as Vengeance? With time running out, Carter is given one last chance to uncover the truth, leading to a rollercoaster conclusion full of shocking twists. Nothing is what it seems in Fuller's debut suspense novel.
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Author: Kenneth P. Langer
Comedy is how we cope with the absurdity of life. The person who cannot step back and see how ludicrous are most of the things we encounter in life is the person who gets mired and engulfed in them. Comedy lets us step back and see the whole picture. It reminds us of what is really important which certainly includes laughing and laughing often. These four comedies each take on several situations but exaggerate them until they become enlarged and laughable. To each are added an unusual use of standard theatrical tradition. A writer of one play becomes involved with his own characters. Another play actually moves backwards in time. Another comedy is actually two separate plays that come together while another claims to be a musical but has no singing whatsoever. Come along for the fun and laughter and lighten your burdens for a while.
Mike picked up the mike on the radio as he started the motor and pulled out of the
airport parking lot. They still had ... Jason M-" “Missing?” Mike screamed, “Oh,
sweet Jesus! That bastard has her!'" Markham interrupted. “Who, Mike? Who has
Author: Emma Brookes
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
The scars on her wrists, throat and chest told the story. Somehow Audra Delaney had survived, but with her memory of her attacker shattered. Then the unthinkable happens; she hears his voice on the radio, and now all she lives for are dark dreams of revenge. She was his one loose end--the only one who got away, the only one who can still destroy him. All he has to do is find out her name, so he can silence her forever. Soon, they're racing neck-and-neck, stalking each other in a world of shadows and evil, where it will take all of Audra's strength and the unexpected ingenuity of a child genius to survive, in Dead Even by Emma Brookes.
Mike's accountant plopped in the chair in front of the desk and got out his notes.
He started reading his subjects off and waited until the end for the big one. He
said, “We have some papers missing.” Mike asked, “What papers?” “Well, stuff
Author: Lon Turner
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
The Waters family has settled in San Francisco and inadvertently becomes involved with early organized crime in the Bay Area. Cissy Ryder Waters again finds herself incarcerated in a naval brig and her husband Earl works on trying to get her free. Experience the terror of the San Francisco earthquake and subsequent fires through the eyes of all the major characters involved in this story. Also, follow the life of Mike "THE HOOK" Bannon as he directs crime in the early years of the twentieth century. Follow his life story from a young boy to becoming the biggest crime syndicate boss in Northern California.
Well , ye know Mike was the very devil's own . He'd been up the Island a week
that time with Bennett , looking at a little place out on Montauk Point . There's an
old stone house up there they were going to buy if the steamers to Europe were
Author: Richard Savage
powers , Mike paid off his last mortgage about that time . The money wasn ' t in
the business . I ' ve built it up since , " said Casey , proudly . “ But , Mike gave
Bennett the ' double cross , ' I ' m thinking . " He laughed heartily . “ What was it ?
Author: Richard Henry Savage
Category: American fiction
But when he attempted to sail his giant sailboat, Coyote, across the North Atlantic
in its first ocean crossing in an attempt to qualify by sailing 2,000 miles alone, he
mysteriously went missing. Mike was never found, though his 60-foot Open ...
Author: Marlin Bree
Publisher: Marlor Press
During a storm on the infamous Tasman Sea, a lone sailor testing a new, around-the-world racing sailboat goes missing under mysterious circumstances. Her disappearance triggers worldwide headlines and news coverage and as boats and aircraft converge upon the missing craft's presumed location, boating journalist Kevlin Star is drawn into the search and begins his own investigation as he fights to stay one step ahead of his rival journalists. Meanwhile, the harrowing Race Alone Around the World event has begun as sailors depart from New York harbor and head down the Atlantic coast to the first port of call in Cape Town, South Africa. As the sailors fight their way through stormy seas and brutal storms, Kevlin begins to assemble clues on what appears to be an unknown and relentless killer stalking the sailboat racers. In a last-ditch effort, Kevlin must find and stop the killer before a terrorist attack is unleashed in Sydney's harbor. This nautical thriller is a harrowing tale onboard racing sailboats, drawn from the author's real-life adventures and experiences.
David A. Kelly. “Mike! Quick!Come here,” Kate said. “You'll never believe what I
just found!” She gave his shirt another tug and ran over to the tank. Mike turned to
see Guppy take a step back and wave to the crowd. He wasn't going to sign any ...
Author: David A. Kelly
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Category: Juvenile Fiction
It's the eighth inning! The Missing Marlin is book #8 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark! Mike and Kate are in Miami visiting Kate's Uncle Oliver—and the Miami Marlins ballpark, of course! Uncle Oliver is in charge of keeping the new fish tanks at the ballpark fully stocked, but strange things keep happening. Kate swears she saw an endangered sea turtle in one of the tanks. Then some of Uncle Oliver's rare fish go missing, including his favorite, Marlin. Something fishy is going on in Miami! The Missing Marlin includes several pages of "Dugout Notes," fun facts about Miami's recently built ballpark with its homerun statue, fish tanks, and swimming pool. Cross Ron Roy's A to Z Mystery series with Matt Christopher's sports books and you get the Ballpark Mysteries: fun, puzzling whodunits aimed at the younger brothers and sisters of John Feinstein fans.
A Moonbird and his sailor friends are swallowed by a sea monster during their search for Moonbird's family.
Author: Mike Higgs
Publisher: Rourke Publishing Group
A Moonbird and his sailor friends are swallowed by a sea monster during their search for Moonbird's family.
Mike picked up the box and turned to look at Kate. “just in case Seth Reilly drops
in, do you think?” She laughed. “He didn't say he'd taken a vow of celibacy, for
God's sake." A pause. “How many are missing?" Mike put the box back on the ...
Author: Joanna Elm
When Emma Kane turns up dead in her Main Line mansion, no one is free from suspicion, least of all her husband of twenty-five years, New York media mogul Jack Kane. Too many people would love to see Jack Kane out of biusiness permanently, including a nemesis whose dealings with Kane rival the Murdoch-Turner conflict. Bestselling true-crime writer Kate McCusker arrives on the scene to help uncover Emma's murderer. As Kate finds herself the center of opposing attention between suspect Kane and Philadelphia cop Mike Travis, she is caught up in an all-consuming web of intrigue even she couldn't have imagined--and only a high-tech Peeping Tom is tapped into the truth. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Mike was stunned by the news. “Missing? You mean like MIA missing?” Agent
Moore said, “Yes, sir. The Wildlife guys are really clamping down on this one and
already called in the FBI.” Rejest struggled with thinking clearly. “Are there any ...
Author: Derek Hart
Mike Rejest is a dedicated Special Agent for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is responsible for the Southwest region and has over 35 law enforcement officers reporting to him. Over the past year, however, he has detected an ominous trend developing. It appears as if an environmental terrorist may be operating from somewhere in the 4-state territory Rejest oversees. Cattle barons have been executed in the night, corporations suddenly destroyed by unexplained explosions, even the unsolved murder of several of his field operatives and government trappers. Throughout the West a terrible legend is being created-of a ghost rider on a silent horse, coming in the night to deliver swift and exacting punishment. His victims are from all walks of life, all ages, both sexes. So begins the struggle, between an agent of the law and a messenger of retribution. The action spreads through New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona, covering the last remaining wilderness areas of the Southwest. Battle-lines are drawn and friendships challenged, as the environment takes center stage before the public once again. Finally, frustrated by the failure of everyone else, Rejest gathers his own team of trusted fellow BLM Rangers. They set out to hunt down the stranger in the New Mexico wilds, only to discover that they are being pursued instead. The difference between predator and prey grows murky, only separated by the quickness of reflexes and the caliber of firearms.
Mike, the eldest child from a large family, learned a lot about child care helping
out at home with his younger siblings. Thus, taking care of his sons did not
present a problem for him. The young couple argued constantly about her
priorities, and ...
Author: Roberta Coles
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Category: Social Science
Common stereotypes portray black fathers as being largely absent from their families. Yet while black fathers are less likely than white and Hispanic fathers to marry their child's mother, many continue to parent through cohabitation and visitation, providing caretaking, financial, and other in-kind support. This volume captures the meaning and practice of black fatherhood in its many manifestations, exploring two-parent families, cohabitation, single custodial fathering, stepfathering, noncustodial visitation, and parenting by extended family members and friends. Contributors examine ways that black men perceive and decipher their parenting responsibilities, paying careful attention to psychosocial, economic, and political factors that affect the ability to parent. Chapters compare the diversity of African American fatherhood with negative portrayals in politics, academia, and literature and, through qualitative analysis and original profiles, illustrate the struggle and intent of many black fathers to be responsible caregivers. This collection also includes interviews with daughters of absent fathers and concludes with the effects of certain policy decisions on responsible parenting.
amer- Sidney's birthday passed, then Mike's, and both birthdays she spent at her
house with them. She worked her ass off during finals week, working on top of
studying, although she moved around a couple students to help her benefit from
Category: Biography & Autobiography
When Parker first meets James on a beautiful beach in France, she thinks she's fallen in love. But because he lives so far away in Australia, while she is in New York, she doesn't think they will ever be more than friends. As time passes on, James finds a girlfriend, leaving Parker speechless and hurt. Mid junior year, she bumps into Mark Samuels, a senior, and he starts talking to her after he recently breaks up with his long term girlfriend, but he ends up breaking Parker's heart for longer than she would ever admit. Then college comes around and it's where she thought she had fallen in love again, yet life seems to have decieved her again. So before she graduates with her BA in fashion marketing, she decides to write a list of things she wants to do before she dies. Number one; be the person someone looks up to in their life, be their hero one way or another. So she finds herself on a plane to India to look for anyone who might need her help. When she finally finds a little boy with a deadly sickness, she panics, but tells herself that it's all worth it in the end. As he inspires her to follow her heart and tell the person she is in love with how she really feels, she takes his advice and flies to Australia to find James. Will he let her into his life, say the three words every woman wants to hear, and end up together or will fate take things into its own hands?
The Marauder tried to kill Mike, but his brother, Richard's father, charged the alien
before it got its chance. Mike said he blacked out after ... When they got back,
they found half the village dead and the other half missing. Mike's daughter went
Author: James R. Meadors Jr.
John and Melissa Winters think that learning their baby’s sex will be the happiest day of their lives. They are wrong. Instead, they spend it running from an alien race hell-bent on claiming Earth for itself. With thousands of satellite-like weapons strategically positioned around the planet, the aliens obliterate the world’s communication systems, militaries, and transportation systems within minutes. There the satellites remain, monitoring Earth for any signs of human technology that could be used against them. Earth is plundered for its resources, and man is hunted by a species far more advanced, technologically, with speed and reflexes five times faster than any human and deadly tentacles that extend from their forearms at will. Lacking the means to fight back, man has but one option—run! John and Melissa journey to their mountain home, where they live out each day, hoping to see the next. Their plans are tested when an injured alien finds its way into their home and beats Melissa’s pregnant body within inches of death. The human population is dwindling and in time will become extinct, but there are some who refuse to let that happen. Some fight back against an opponent most feel they cannot beat in a battle they cannot win. But these freedom-fighters have one thing the others do not—they have Hope.
Minor Histories--statements, Conversations, Proposals Mike Kelley John C.
Welchman ... The 102 Pink Crystal Speaks; pieces from the magazine and acrylic
paintings of the Missing Time Color Exercise series; the two-part acrylic painting
Author: Mike Kelley
Publisher: MIT Press
The second volume of writings by Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley, focusing on his own work. What John C. Welchman calls the "blazing network of focused conflations" from which Mike Kelley's styles are generated is on display in all its diversity in this second volume of the artist's writings. The first volume, Foul Perfection, contained thematic essays and writings about other artists; this collection concentrates on Kelley's own work, ranging from texts in "voices" that grew out of scripts for performance pieces to expository critical and autobiographical writings.Minor Histories organizes Kelley's writings into five sections. "Statements" consists of twenty pieces produced between 1984 and 2002 (most of which were written to accompany exhibitions), including "Ajax," which draws on Homer, Colgate- Palmolive, and Longinus to present its eponymous hero; "Some Aesthetic High Points," an exercise in autobiography that counters the standard artist bio included in catalogs and press releases; and a sequence of "creative writings" that use mass cultural tropes in concert with high art mannerisms--approximating in prose the visual styles that characterize Kelley's artwork. "Video Statements and Proposals" are introductions to videos made by Kelley and other artists, including Paul McCarthy and Bob Flanagan and Sheree Rose. "Image-Texts" offers writings that accompany or are part of artworks and installations. This section includes "A Stopgap Measure," Kelley's zestful millennial essay in social satire, and "Meet John Doe," a collage of appropriated texts. "Architecture" features an discussion of Kelley's Educational Complex (1995) and an interview in which he reflects on the role of architecture in his work. Finally, "Ufology" considers the aesthetics and sexuality of space as manifested by UFO sightings and abduction scenarios.