Mission Impossible? Nurse Patsy Pritchard wears her hospital uniform like camouflage gear, hiding a lonely heart she's declared off-limits to the men who try to get close. Then her eccentric aunt concocts a campaign with a handsome sergeant in mind, and Patsy knows her conflicts will only get worse--un there's an unconditional surrender. Ray Darling has seen his share of hot spots and tough places, but getting through to the lovely blue-eyed blonde may be the hardest challenge yet. And just when his hopes appear to be more than dreams, he's sent overseas--and the gulf between him and Patsy is wider than ever.... When two people are caught up in their own private wars, they just might need unconventional tactics to conquer the obstacles ahead!
Time was, many thousands of years ago, when Hebrew, in its most ancient form, did not have two or three hundred words. But since that long, long ago time, Hebrew has grown mightily, to become one of the great modern languages of the world. The story of its growth from a mere handful of words to its present rich estate is colorful and dramatic. It has never been told before. In this book, the story of the growth of the Hebrew language is written with clarity. charm and distinction.
The perfect Christmas stocking filler for fans of the Bear of Little Brain. It's a very snowy day in the Hundred Acre Wood, and Pooh Bear realises that some of the other animals might be snowed in to their houses. With the help of Piglet, he determines to help all of the other animals clear the snow away - and then it's time for a Little Something! After all that, there's just enough time for Christopher Robin to show them all how to make a snowman. A marvellous Christmas adventure with Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore and the rest of the gang that will make children feel all warm inside - while it's cold outside. Also look out for: The Winnie-the-Pooh Winter Collection of Stories and Poems; Winnie-the-Pooh's Snowy Day; Winnie-the-Pooh's Christmas Letters. The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Milne's classic children's stories - featuring Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin and, of course, Pooh himself - are both heart-warming and funny, teaching ons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child's imagination like no other story before or since. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.
Kari had no plans for a marriage of convenience when she walked into a meeting with the President of the Kennedy Group of Companies, but it was the only option she was left with after a business deal her father had with the Kennedy Group. Blake was only looking to expand his empire and wasn't interested in marriage or a fake wife, but what she had to offer was promising enough for him to give in to her demands. A strictly business-only contract turns into something else, and when Kari and Blake become more than business partners, she finds out he has a heart filled with secrets and darkness. Does she back out of the contract or go for more?
Volume XXIII. This volume contains material written by John Burroughs, the American naturalist, best remembered for his essays on nature, in the closing months of his life.
Contents: Emerson and His Journals; Flies in Amber; Another Word on Thoreau; A Critical Glance into Darwin; What Makes a Poem?; Short Studies in Contrasts; Day by Day; Gleanings; and Sundown Papers. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.