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BUS STOP READS ARE SHORT QUICK READS17 DEADLY WOMEN THROUGH THE AGESTRUE CRIME: WOMEN SERIAL KILLERS Our society can barely account for evil in males, let alone imagine it in females. The female nests, creates, and nurtures doesn’t she or is it that we just want to believe in the intrinsic non-threatening nature of women?Yet, history is full of instrumentally violent women: women who have fought wars and battles throughout the world, with no less ferociousness than men, women such as Dynamis of Bosphorous, who starved her husband to death and took control of his kingdom, or Artemisia, the queen of Halicarnassus in the 5th century, who conducted a brilliant but brutal military campaign against the Greeks. Mary Tudor, Queen Mary 1 of England, in 1553 became known as “Bloody Mary,” for her extreme cruelty and willingness to execute people.In this short book meet 17 less known but equally murderous cold blooded women. After reading it you may find your perception of the gentler sex changed irrevocably. Enjoy.

La Vie En Rose: Notes From Rural France

PERFECT for Bill Bryson and Peter Mayle fans... think Peter Mayle meets George Carlin!Living the French dream...vineyards, sunflowers, lavender fields, glasses of wine and platters of fromage. French ladies slender and chic, French men wearing berets and riding bicycles with baguettes clamped under their arms when they are not flirting outrageously, and all the while the sun shines down benevolently upon uniform rows of ripening vegetables. Dreams are strange and unpredictable, and sometime so is la vie en rose.A pick from some of the best bits of the popular travel author's diaries reveal the minutiae of expat day to day life in rural France. A must-read for Susie Kelly fans and anybody thinking of, or dreaming of, moving to France.What readers are saying about La Vie En Rose: Notes From Rural France:'My first experience of Susie Kelly, and I am enraptured!''Fun, amusing and lovely to dip into in the evenings.''Splendid!''Wonderful book, I laughed till I cried and just couldn't put it down.''Very entertaining!''This book was the perfect read for a sunny summer afternoon, joyous, bouncy and full of fun.'

Don't Hit Me!

Australian actress and author Vanessa de Largie is a survivor of domestic violence. Don't Hit Me! is the true diarised account of her time living with an abusive man. The story is conveyed through poems, journal entries and fragments of lyrical prose. The book is a snapshot of domestic violence in real time. Raw, poignant and brave - it's a tale that will stay with you.

Jill Mansell's A-Z Of Happiness (An e-short)

In this delightful ebook, Jill Mansell gives readers an exclusive glimpse of her life as a writer. Newly updated with exclusive extra material! Find out what's IN JILL'S HANDBAG, enjoy A DINNER DATE WITH JILL and get to know Jill in a QUICKFIRE Q & A.This updated ebook also includes a sneak peek at Jill's new novel for January 2017, MEET ME AT BEACHCOMBER BAY.And as in the original A-Z OF HAPPINESS, there's a bear (not a real one), lit up by fairy lights, with zillions of happy endings buzzing around, eating Chinese takeaway for breakfast, getting up late and tweeting A LOT. Oh, and there's been an explosion in the glitter factory!Recommended for all with withdrawal symptoms from YOU AND ME, ALWAYS, and anticipation disorder for MEET ME AT BEACHCOMBER BAY.NOT A NOVEL - but a little happiness fix.

Melania Trump: The Slovenian Side of the Story

This book is a tribute to “good old times” from recent history that shaped everybody that grew up in this territory, including current USA’s first lady. It was written in the same way as my father and many others did build houses around Slovenia and/or ex-yugoslavia to provide shelters for their families. For my English writing debut I gathered few of my dearest friend following my father’s footsteps for successful construction. We are all from the part of Slovenian that is now gaining popularity due to mrs. Melania and do in my opinion have the necessary skills to “construct” this little “house”, including the audio narrated version, which is as part of this book our gift to readers and their friends. You can find the link for free download inside the book, enjoy getting to know us better.

Ada Lovelace: A Life from Beginning to End (Biographies of Women in History)

Discover the remarkable life of Ada Lovelace...Free BONUS Inside!As the sole legitimate child of Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was the progeny of literary royalty. Many might have naturally expected her to go into the field of her father, but instead of delving into poetry, she delved into the hard sciences of mathematics and analytic thinking. Even so, Ada still had the imagination of a lyricist when writing scientific treatises, at times referring to her own work as nothing short of “poetical science.” Everything she did, she did with passion and dogged determination. It was this drive that led Ada to look farther and search deeper than her contemporaries. Her unique vision led her to become one of the pioneers of the modern computer and one of the world’s first computer programmers. But what exactly do we know about Ada Lovelace, and how can it be quantified? Read this book to find out more about the nineteenth-century mathematician and writer Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace. Discover a plethora of topics such as The Daughter of Lord and Lady Byron Early Years of Paralysis The World’s First Computer Programmer Rumors and Laudanum Addiction A Grim Prognosis Last Days and Death And much more!So if you want a concise and informative book on Ada Lovelace, simply scroll up and click the "Buy now" button for instant access!

Love Ever After: How My Husband Became My Spirit Guide

It all began with a murder!...In 1983 Bob Lisker suffered a tragedy of biblical proportions. His wife, Dorka, had been brutally murdered in their Los Angeles home and his teenage son, Bruce, despite pleas of innocence, was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life in prison.Tormented by the loss of his wife and his only son, this conservative attorney, former Marine and pillar of the community attempted to contact the spirit of his dead wife to find out who killed her. This set the stage for the extraordinary Afterlife communications his 2nd wife, Joy Mitchell Lisker, received after he died. According to Joy, Bob Lisker was the least likely candidate to be a spirit guide. Yet from the moment he left his body, he gave her a guided tour of the Afterlife that included:* A spiritual perspective on the Lisker family tragedy* What happens when we die * How spirits live and learn on the Other Side * Reincarnation and the illusion of time * How the soul chooses its lessons * How to contact your loved ones on the Other Side * How to recognize your life path * How to attract money * Bob's 12-step program to realize your dreams * And much more....This 10th anniversary edition includes an Afterword by I. J. Weinstock (Joy's surviving husband) entitled "The Joyful Redemption" that describes Bruce Lisker's 2009 exoneration and release from prison as seen on the TV show 48 Hours.JOYride: How My Late Wife Loved Me Back to Life, I. J. Weinstock's award-winning grief memoir, is the companion sequel to Love Ever After.

The Inspiring Tale of Marie Curie

This is the life story of the amazing Marie Skłodowska Curie. Born in Poland in 1867, Marie overcame all odds to receive a university education and that was just the beginning. Inspirational, is the best way to describe her life. For kids aged 1-100.