Lunch with Charlotte

Lunch with Charlotte Author Leon Berger
ISBN-10 9781938821004
Release 2012-07-01
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Every Friday for the last 25 years of her life, I had lunch with Charlotte and each week she told me more of her extarordinary story.To all appearances, she was a strong and dignified survivor, with old-world courtesies, a twinkling sense of humor and a lilting Austrian syntax. Yet deep within, she'd been scarred by a profound personal trauma.Finally, just before she died at the age of 91, she chose to entrust me with this dark secret and all at once I understood how it had affected her entire adult life.This is not just the true story of a remarkable woman and our extraordinary friendship but also an epic saga set against the backdrop of history.



The It s Just Lunch Guide to Dating in Charlotte

The It s Just Lunch Guide to Dating in Charlotte Author Jessica Strickland
ISBN-10 1933174064
Release 2004-12-01
Pages 114
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Want to make good dates great? Mediocre dates more fun? Bad dates better? Let the experts at It's Just Lunch, the dating service responsible for over 2,000,000 fun first dates, tell you how. The It's Just Lunch Guide to Dating in Charlotte provides a fresh, light-hearted approach to dating-plus it includes a Zagat-style guide to over 150 of Charlotte's best places to date.Find out the ten biggest dating blunders - Secret signals your date sends when they're interested (and when they're not) - Where to go in Charlotte to put you in the dating mood, meet people and start dating - The hottest places to go for first dates, second dates, creative dates, special occasions and much, much more. This book is part of the 50-book It's Just Lunch Guide to Dating series.Great dating advice & great ideas for dates. Buy one for yourself and all your single friends!" - Trish Bergin, Inside Edition



Secret Hearts

Secret Hearts Author Tony Pay
ISBN-10 9781312168589
Release 2014-05-06
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The story begins with a single mother struggling for the emotional and financial survival of her family. This hardworking woman must follow a path that forces her beyond her comfort zones. When she least expects it, the pain and the ecstasy of love enters into her life. On the opposite side of the country, lives a very wealthy young man. He is a kind man with a heavy load on his shoulders. The decisions he must choose for his business are threatening to overtake his personal life. While trying to keep a positive outlook, he must learn to balance his power and come face-to-face with his own insecurities. All of the time, in his secret heart, he wonders if he will ever find genuine love. These interesting characters lead you on an experience of growth, sorrow, happiness, and fun. Discover how love, loyalty, and deception play a fascinating role in each of their lives. This is a story that inspires dreams to come true.



Take a Lesbian to Lunch

Take a Lesbian to Lunch Author Charlotte Fisher
ISBN-10 0692331115
Release 2016-12-29
Pages 300
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In Take a Lesbian to Lunch, the highly anticipated follow up to Mackinac Bridge Jesus, author Charlotte Fisher returns with new stories of love and tolerance, served on a heaping platter of hope and hilarity. Her fresh collection of essays challenges audiences to shed their long-held biases and do what few of us are willing to do-change. More than an anthem for gay rights and social reform, Take a Lesbian to Lunch invites us to love ourselves from the inside out, and do the same for others.



Charlotte Tweed and the School for Orphaned Dragons

Charlotte Tweed and the School for Orphaned Dragons Author Allegra Skye
ISBN-10 9781939416551
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Pages 250
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CHARLOTTE TWEED & THE SCHOOL FOR ORPHANED DRAGONS (Book #1) tells the story of Charlotte Tweed, a 15 year old orphan who longs to know who she truly is, and who her true parents are. Charlotte is kicked out of every foster home she is sent to, and living with a cruel family and sent to a school where she is bullied, Charlotte ducks off the fire drill line one day and cuts school. During this fateful walk she meets Tom Throtteldon, a wizard from another land, and he tells her he’s come to take her home. Charlotte is brought to the land of Annarunnus, the land, and is led to the famous Bellins School for Magic, where she must train to learn who she is and how to use her unique powers. Charlotte also discovers that a rare and precious event has taken place: dragon eggs have been found, hatching just two days before Charlotte’s arrival. Each student receives their own baby dragon to bond with, tame, and train. At Bellins Charlotte meets new friends, and struggles to discover herself and to bond with her obstinate baby dragon. She also meets Tyron, one of the handsome Outcasts. But dating is forbidden at Bellins, and they will have to decide if they will risk it all for love.



Why I Won t Be Going to Lunch Anymore

Why I Won t Be Going to Lunch Anymore Author Douglas Atwill
ISBN-10 9780865344266
Release 2004
Pages 244
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Outsiders seldom understand the curious amalgam of artists, galleries, misfits and hangers-on known as the Santa Fe Art Scene. Douglas Atwill, a painter living and working in its midst for many years, writes stories with an insider's eye, tales of facing the easel every day, as well as those of dealing with the commercial demands from collectors, galleries and their crabby owners. In this collection of stories, we witness a group of Santa Fe painters confronting their art and life in creative ways, solving the ages-old problems of painting the perfect canvas, making that obstinate muse smile. Each story contains the secret to a Santa Fe painter, facing craft and life, and how he or she confounds the conventional view of what it is to be an artist. DOUGLAS ATWILL was born in Pasadena, California, earned a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and he served in the Army Counterintelligence Corps. After a long sojourn on a Piedmont cattle farm in Virginia and on the move throughout Europe, he settled in Santa Fe to pursue painting full-time. From a studio on Canyon Road, he paints landscapes and paintings of his own gardens. His work is shown in galleries throughout the West. Atwill's avocation of restoring adobe houses and building them anew has earned him a reputation for excellence in taste and design, and his houses have been featured in many magazines and books. This is his first collection of short stories.



Daniel s Day

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ISBN-10 9781434920720
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Daniel s Day has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Daniel s Day also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Daniel s Day book for free.



The Pursuit of Miss Charlotte Edwards

The Pursuit of Miss Charlotte Edwards Author Kelsey Greye
ISBN-10 9781449704957
Release 2010-08-17
Pages 212
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When she wakes up on the morning of her twenty-seventh birthday, Charlotte Edwards has no idea how drastically her life is about to change. Soon everything she thought to be true will be challenged, her very life threatened, and she will be forced to make the most important decision of her life: should she continue to conform to what is expected of her, or should she reach out and chase the dreams she has denied her entire life?



Miss Charlotte Surrenders

Miss Charlotte Surrenders Author Cathy Gillen Thacker
ISBN-10 9781460363492
Release 2015-01-19
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A fan-favorite story from bestselling Harlequin American Romance author Cathy Gillen Thacker! She Was a Lady… Miss Charlotte Langston needs to focus on saving her family's languishing estate. The once-gorgeous plantation is facing foreclosure unless Charlotte can earn money for the next payment. What she doesn't need is the distraction of Brett Forrest, her sexy new caretaker, who is doing his best to make her forget her Southern manners! But He Was No Gentleman! Brett isn't who he says he is, but hiding right under Charlotte's nose seems like the perfect deception. The Southern belle could easily earn the money she needs by exposing him as the reclusive writer of a series of popular novels. But it's much more fun to tempt her with hot kisses and feed the sparks that fly between them! What will happen, though, when the independent Charlotte finds out he's about to buy the place from under her?



Catching Charlotte Love Is a Million Little Things

Catching Charlotte  Love Is a Million Little Things Author Romay Nasir
ISBN-10 9781483440477
Release 2015-12-05
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“Love conquers all”, are not mere words. Even with the trauma of rape, they stood the test of time, against all odds. When two such friends decided to “Rise above It all” since life was for living and Gwen supported her beloved friend, Charlotte. She enticed Charlotte to realize the love of an amazing man, ready to awaken her desire. To breathe and embrace the life of love, they had always dreamt possible.



The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes

The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes Author Hilary Bailey
ISBN-10 9781448209514
Release 2012-06-29
Pages 220
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In this pastiche of Sherlock Holmes we find Sherlock's sister Charlotte to have superior genius, wit and charm with no fewer crimes to solve with the inimitable assistance of Mary Watson.



1022 Evergreen Place

1022 Evergreen Place Author Debbie Macomber
ISBN-10 9781460342831
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 400
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Dear Reader, Guess what? I'm falling in love! With Mack McAfee. My baby daughter, Noelle, and I have been living next door to Mack since the spring. I'm still a little wary about our relationship, because I haven't always made good decisions when it comes to men. My baby's father, David Rhodes, is testament to that. I'm so worried he might sue for custody. In the meantime, the World War II letters I found are a wonderful distraction. Both Mack and I are trying to learn what happened to the soldier who wrote them and the woman he loved. Come by sometime for a glass of iced tea and I'll show you the letters. Plus I'll tell you the latest about Grace and Olivia, my brother Linc and his wife, Lori (who tied the knot about five minutes after they met!), and all our other mutual friends. Oh, and maybe Mack can join us.… Mary Jo Wyse



Girls Weekend

Girls  Weekend Author Cara Sue Achterberg
ISBN-10 9781943486885
Release 2016-05-03
Pages 342
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Dani, Meg, and Charlotte have bonded over babies, barbeques, and backyards, but when they escape for a girls' weekend away, they can't bring themselves to return to lives that don't seem to fit anymore. Harried Dani can't explain why she feels so discontented until she meets a young gallery owner who inspires her to rediscover the art that once made her happy. Dependable Meg faces up to a grief that threatens to swallow her whole and confronts a marriage built on expectations. Flamboyant Charlotte, frustrated with her stagnated life and marriage, pursues a playboy Irish singer and beachside business opportunities. All three of these women thought they would be different. None of them thought they'd be facing down forty and still wondering when life starts. What they do when they realize where they're headed is both inspiring and wildly entertaining. GIRLS' WEEKEND is a fun, yet poignant romp through the universal search of who we are, why we love, and what makes us happy by an author who is quickly emerging as one of our most incisive storytellers. PRAISE FOR CARA SUE ACHTERBERG'S FIRST NOVEL, I'M NOT HER: “Well written, sometimes light, sometimes frightening, but always intriguing, this bird's eye view of two lives intertwined among millions is certainly food for thought, especially when one walks a mile in another's shoes.” – Tome Tender “What an intriguing storyline!” – Teena in Toronto “I loved this novel . . . This book had me laughing at some points, and it had me wiping away tears at others.” – Comfy Reading “After about two pages I was hooked.” – Glitter and Cookies “An awesome read! The theme of living the life of another no matter the situation and not judging without truly knowing is a lesson we should all take to heart.” – Literarily Illumined



Sweetwater

Sweetwater Author Roxana Robinson
ISBN-10 0307431886
Release 2007-12-18
Pages 352
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In this brilliant, luminous novel, one of our finest realist writers gives us a story of surpassing depth and emotional power. Acclaimed for her lucid and compassionate exploration of the American family, Roxana Robinson sets her new work on familiar terrain—New York City and the Adirondacks—but with Sweetwater she transcends the particulars of the domestic sphere with a broader, more encompassing vision. In this poignant account of a young widow and her second marriage, Robinson expands her scope to include the larger natural world as well as the smaller, more intimate one of the home. Isabel Green’s marriage to Paul Simmons, after the death of her first husband, marks her reconnection to life—a venture she’s determined will succeed. But this proves to be harder than she’d anticipated, and the challenges of starting afresh seem more complicated in adulthood. Staying at the Simmons lodge for their annual summer visit, Isabel finds herself entering into a set of familial complexities. She struggles to understand her new husband, his elderly, difficult parents and his brother, whose relationship with Paul seems oddly fraught. Furthermore, her second marriage begins to cast into sharp relief the troubling echoes of her first. Isabel’s professional life plays a part as well: a passionate environmental advocate, she is aware of the tensions within the mountain landscape itself during a summer of spectacular beauty and ominous drought. In her cool, elegant prose, Robinson gracefully delivers a plot that is complex, surprising and ultimately wrenching in its impact. As the strands of family are woven tightly and inevitably together, and as the past painfully informs the present, the vivid backdrop of the physical world provides its own eloquent dynamic. Sweetwater is a stunning achievement by a writer at the peak of her craft. From the Hardcover edition.



The Fork In The Road

The Fork In The Road Author Steven K. Tegovich
ISBN-10 9780595620234
Release 2008-11-04
Pages 492
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It was September of 1985. Nick Stavros was barely 24 years old and going nowhere fast. Two years ago, the day before he found out he had to drop out of college, his life seemed full of promise. Today, he, his best friend, Max, and their merry band of misfits sold cars by day and chased women by night.. Hung over, every morning. Broke, at the end of every week. Going nowhere fast, with nothing but blind hope ahead. It was, perhaps, Prometheus who saw their plight who sent the lightning bolt from the Heavens. On September 5, 1985, Nick Stavros and Max Davis held in their hands the only winning ticket for the Arizona Lottery's biggest jackpot ever the biggest jackpot in United States history the biggest jackpot ever awarded in the world! And just like that everything changed forever. "The Fork In The Road" is a laugh-out-loud adventure that starts with a bang and never lets up for a moment. It's a "Butch and Sundance" buddy story, a deeply romantic love story, a side-splitting comedy, and a classic tragedy. Nick's and Max's windfall touches the lives of many, for both better and worse. This novel brings to life, in vivid detail, unforgettable characters, exotic locations, and twisting plots that are guaranteed to keep the reader at the edge of their seats, laughing, crying, and turning pages to its climactic conclusion and inescapable moral awakening. It has a message that will resonate in every reader it touches. Once read, you too will declare, "'The Fork In The Road' is my favorite book ever!" Steven K. Tegovich's next novel is called, "Nine Tenths Of A Cent", a legal thriller detailing a trillion-dollar class-action lawsuit against the Oil Industry, for decades of over-billing the American people, a tenth of a cent at a time. A compelling premise ripped right from today's headlines! Coming soon!!!



Behind Red Lips

Behind Red Lips Author M.R. Smith
ISBN-10 9781456624880
Release 2015-05-19
Pages 225
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Bright red lipstick is her trademark. Charlotte is obsessed with her scarlet lip rouge. It is what she clings to and hides behind, and is the only thing that makes her feel good besides vodka in a mini bottle. Charlotte is in love with love. She tiptoes on the edges of the love cliff, but never takes the plunge. Gorgeous enough and smart enough to be in a relationship she is afraid to open her heart. She did once and Mason broke it; or so she thinks. Sadly, her best friends are a rubber duck and a diary she calls Raja. When Charlotte bumps into Mason her long lost love from eleven years ago, she runs away again. Without her dear friend Andrew, Charlotte may not pull out of the emotional trauma. Her crushed heart may never recover unless she confronts the ghost of her past and deals with the realities of the present. This touching love story wends its way through the ups and downs of Charlotte's life. Can Charlotte face her demons and look for inner peace. Charlotte is ready to face the world, and Mason. Can they get together and resolve their passion? Can Charlotte's story end with joy? Based on a true story.



I Am Charlotte Simmons

I Am Charlotte Simmons Author Tom Wolfe
ISBN-10 0374706115
Release 2004-11-09
Pages 688
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Dupont University--the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition . . . Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from North Carolina. But Charlotte soon learns, to her mounting dismay, that for the uppercrust coeds of Dupont, sex, Cool, and kegs trump academic achievement every time. As Charlotte encounters Dupont's privileged elite--her roommate, Beverly, a Groton-educated Brahmin in lusty pursuit of lacrosse players; Jojo Johanssen, the only white starting player on Dupont's godlike basketball team, whose position is threatened by a hotshot black freshman from the projects; the Young Turk of Saint Ray fraternity, Hoyt Thorpe, whose heady sense of entitlement and social domination is clinched by his accidental brawl with a bodyguard for the governor of California; and Adam Geller, one of the Millennial Mutants who run the university's "independent" newspaper and who consider themselves the last bastion of intellectual endeavor on the sex-crazed, jock-obsessed campus--she gains a new, revelatory sense of her own power, that of her difference and of her very innocence, but little does she realize that she will act as a catalyst in all of their lives. With his signature eye for detail, Tom Wolfe draws on extensive observation of campuses across the country to immortalize college life in the '00s. I Am Charlotte Simmons is the much-anticipated triumph of America's master chronicler.