This series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Social Studies: Global Connections, People, Places, & Environments
It isn't every day you help murder someone with poison in an illegal casino, whisk his body halfway across town in a Rolls Royce, after robbing him, then bury his body in tonnes of concrete underneath an international airport–all more or with the co-operation of two detectives. Les Norton is back in town!Trouble seems to follow Les like a blue heeler after a mob of sheep. Maybe it's his job–being a bouncer at the infamous and illegal Kelly Club in Kings Cross isn't exactly the stuff a quiet life is made of.
Maybe it's his friends–like Price Galese, the urbane and well-connected owner of the Kelly Club, or Eddie Salita, the hitman who learned to kill in Vietnam, or Reg Campbell, struggling artist and dope dealer.
But then again, maybe Les is just unlucky...
For over 220 years, my family and I have done everything in our power to let truth come out: the son of Louis XVI co-founder of the United-States, Louis XVII, didn't die in the Temple prison, contrary to what all successive Governments, and Bourbon and Orleans ruling families, have been trying to make you believe, going as far as attempted murders on the person of Louis XVII, and poisoning or slaughtering people, doctors and nobles faithful to our cause, who were willing and able to act as witnesses in favor of the child's survival and of his legal ties with the royal family. Even nowadays, still using insidious means, although with brutality, some of our cousins keep pursuing their undermining job. In times and countries where monarchy still exists, we could see that they might have some interest in doing so. Aside for the multitude of proofs accumulated over the centuries, even though a number of documents have purposefully -disappeared-, progress in DNA research allows us beyond any doubt to prove that we are the great-grand-sons of Louis XVII. Everything is laid down in writing in this book.
Just see it for yourself.
Liam Moore has spent the last twelve years of his life as White Wolf, an adopted member of the Blackfoot Nation. His self-imposed isolation ends when his dying best friend begs Liam to marry his cousin. Unable to deny his friend any request Liam marries her. River Lily despises white people and is shocked when her cousin asks that she marry his white friend. Before long she finds her heart softening towards him, but she isn’t sure that she could ever love someone who is white. But a man is stalking River Lily, and there is danger around every tree. Will Liam’s heart heal enough to let River Lily in? Can River Lily learn to let go of the past and love Liam? Or will their love be doomed before it can be realized?
Autobiografia Nuno Gomesa, nurka z RPA, rekordzisty świata w nurkowaniu głębinowym.
Jeden człowiek, dwa rekordy, dziesiątki tysięcy godzin spędzonych pod wodą. Nurkowanie, w którym liczy się perfekcyjny plan i maksymalna osiągalna dla człowieka głębokość. Nurkowanie, które jest sensem życia. Przez biografię Nuna Gomesa przewijają się najciekawsze postaci nurkowego światka – niedościgły Sheck Exley, wytrwały Jim Bowden, nieustraszony John Bennett – ale też znakomici polscy nurkowie, dla których udział w projektach Nuna był początkiem ich własnej kariery nurkowej.
Narracja autora zabiera czytelnika do zmagającego się z AIDS i przemocą RPA, do będącego niegdyś kwitnącym ośrodkiem nurkowym Dahabu i do Lizbony z czasów jego dzieciństwa, pozwalając zrozumieć drogę, która zaprowadziła Nuna Gomesa do ustanowienia dwóch światowych rekordów głębokości.
Jessica Chambers stared into the deep blue eyes of her baby's father and saw a stranger. The ranch hand with amnesia whom she'd called "Joe" was gone forever. For Prince Lucas Sebastiani had regained his memory and his life -- and now he had come to claim the mother of his child as his future queen. But although her body burned for his sensual touch, Jessica knew she must resist. Her regal suitor spoke of privilege and duty but said nothing of the feelings in his heart for his commoner bride. And though Lucas had laid his kingdom at Jessie's feet, all she wanted was his love.