A Bunch Of Sweet Peas

Author: Henry Donald
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1782110844
Size: 79.62 MB
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A Bunch Of Sweet Peas from the Author: Henry Donald. In 1911, in the Scottish Border village of Sprouston, the young parish minister wrote to the Daily Mail for entry forms for its sweet pea competition.The top prize was a staggering ÂŁ1000 and organisers predicted that as many as 15,000 would enter. He could not foretell that the paper's estimate of the number of competitors would be more than doubled, or that a fortnight before the deadline a nation-wide drought would threaten the very existence of the sweet peas he was so painstakingly cultivating. This touching - and beautifully illustrated - tale is based on a true story.

The Sweet Pea Annual

Author: National Sweet Pea Society
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 12.42 MB
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The Sweet Pea Annual from the Author: National Sweet Pea Society.

Rich Relatives

Author: Compton MacKenzie
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775457842
Size: 18.48 MB
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Rich Relatives from the Author: Compton MacKenzie. British author Compton MacKenzie was a brilliant chronicler of oddballs, eccentrics, and the clashes between classes. In Rich Relatives, he tells the story of fiercely independent Jasmine Grant, whose idyllic life in Italy is dashed to bits at the behest of her upper-class relations. Will she find a way to live life on her own terms?

The Cutting Garden

Author: Sarah Raven
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Limited
ISBN: 9780711210479
Size: 36.84 MB
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The Cutting Garden from the Author: Sarah Raven. Perfect for everyone who loves flowers and wants to fill the house with color and scent. This practical and inspirational book shows how to create glorious flower arrangements throughout the year using flowers and foliage that can be grown in your own garden.

A New Beginning

Author: Samantha Arran
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467011088
Size: 77.49 MB
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A New Beginning from the Author: Samantha Arran. Love Never Fails began when twenty-seven-year-old Metropolitan Police Commander Amanda Dansie, on a drugs case, was unexpectedly attacked. Her right knee was shattered by a bullet and four members of her team were killed. Four years previously she had blamed Colonel Mark Young for negligence when her fiancé, whom she had known for twenty years, was killed with two of his colleagues in an explosion in Afghanistan. She had forbidden Mark to come to Andrew's funeral service. After she and her team were attacked, she realized how wrong and unfair she had been to Mark. She came to Derbyshire to recuperate with the intention of contacting him to ask his forgiveness. Unknown to her, when his time was up in Afghanistan, by virtue of his army training and expertise he has joined the Derbyshire police as an Inspector. However, Amanda eventually contacted him and they met a few days before Mark was promoted to Chief Superintendent. They fell in love. When her aunt, Contessa Sophie Gambetti, died, Amanda inherited her fortune, and she had already bought Amanda a twenty-bedroom manor house in Derbyshire. Amanda and Mark married; and they had twins then triplets. Love Never Fails ended with Amanda giving birth to Luca.

Paternity

Author: Hugh Ross
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595325505
Size: 12.60 MB
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Paternity from the Author: Hugh Ross. So what are your choices today? John Grisham or Patricia Cornwell. I sense you nudging towards Grishers while your lady friend is sounding off about the finer qualities of the trials and tribulations of Kay Scarpetta. Well, take her hand and lead her to a brave new world-amateur writing in its most mediocre form. A novel about pregnancy, short tempers, irritating husbands, late trains, lesbian midwives, crazy Grandads, ante natal classes, groins, beautiful children, Jerry Springer and internal audit. Need I say more? Anyway, this could be the start of something big. Probably won't be but never mind. At the very least you could use this as one example of the cool underground artists you like to refer to at dinner parties while everyone else looks blankly back at you. If that doesn't work then there's always that shelf in the kitchen which needs propping up. So be it art, DIY or the odd laugh you might be looking for, take a chance; you might enjoy it and you'd certainly make my day!

Sweet Peas In April

Author: Clare Revell
Publisher: Pelican Ventures Book Group
ISBN: 1611169976
Size: 62.88 MB
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Sweet Peas In April from the Author: Clare Revell. Adam West, a high powered lawyer gets the shock of his life when he arrives to meet a new client. She’s the wife he hasn’t seen since they separated ten years ago.Sam Reece doesn’t need the added complication of working with the husband who abandoned her a decade ago. She’s tried hard to put her failed marriage behind her, going back to her maiden name even though they never got divorced. The situation is bad enough as it is, but it seems Adam is the only person who can help.Can they ever move past the tragedy of the past or will its long shadow prevent them ever working together?

Concert For A Dead Piano

Author: Neil Raffan
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 129173726X
Size: 23.20 MB
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Concert For A Dead Piano from the Author: Neil Raffan. Eighteen going on? Actually, Ian Roberts is eighteen and just going on - it is 1971 and with his school days about to end what next? Anything? Will he/won't he go to university? With his beloved Grandma Craig as a sounding board Ian's prose straddles the child/adult fault line - uncertain on which side to fall. Does he have to fall? A young Aberdonian's growing pains, what have Camus and Gide done to his mind? Despite himself this is a journey of self-discovery, accompanied, as in Cannibals eat bods, by Ian Ceri and Morag Kennedy.