The book begins: At the very beginning of the tale there comes a moment of puzzled hesitation. One way of approach is set beside another for choice, and a third contrived for better choice. Still the puzzle persists, all because the one precisely right way might seem-shall we say intense, high keyed, clamorous? Yet if one way is the only right way, why pause? Courage! Slightly dazed, though...
A classic tale of adventure and intrigue in the Russian Empire. Someone must warn the Governor-General of Siberia that the fierce Feofar-Khan is pouring his men into Siberia and fomenting rebellion. Only one of the Czar's couriers is capable of handling this mission.
Purports to be the autobiography of the daughter of a woman who had been transported to Virginia for theft after her child's birth. The child is brought up in the house of the mayor of Colchester. The story relates her seduction, her marriages and liaisons, and her visit to Virginia.
This comedy novel reports on a Chicago family’s life in one year. It’s funny, but not insipid. Well, maybe it's three percent insipid. Anyway, you will learn a lot about living in Chicago--what it’s like to ride an L train, walk through the Loop, eat at hole-in-the-wall restaurants, etc. If you like Chicago and kids, you’ll really like Mom Letters. It's FREE, and ready for download now!