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From Kiss to Queen

A new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the Spellbound Falls novels.

Author : Janet Chapman

Release : 2016-07-05

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 0698156617

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A new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the Spellbound Falls novels... Jane Abbott knows that she's nobody special, so instead of looking for romance she's hunting partridge in the Maine woods when a plane crashes into a nearby pond. Diving in to save the pilot, Jane instinctively gives him air by way of a lifesaving kiss, and leads him to safety through a barrage of gunfire. The handsome stranger returns the favor by kidnapping her. Clearly no ordinary man, and insisting Jane's life is in danger, Mark spirits his stubborn guardian angel to an aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean. Only then does she discover that the mysterious Mark is actually Prince Markov Lakeland. Soon to be crowned king of the young country of Shelikova, can Mark persuade Jane that she has what it takes to be his queen? From the Paperback edition.

Kiss of the Fur Queen

A lyrical tale of survival in a strange, hostile world

Author : Tomson Highway

Release : 2008-01-01

Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN : 9780806139333

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A lyrical tale of survival in a strange, hostile world

The Kiss of the Snow Queen

This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact.

Author : Wolfgang Lederer

Release : 2021-01-08

Publisher :

ISBN : 0520327586

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This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1986.

The story of a kiss. By the author of 'My insect queen'.

She like a queen . Is not that your idea , Kit ? ” “ The woman I should choose , "
answered Keith , “ my love would crown her my queen . ” “ Fancy anybody
making a queen of Gen ! ” said Harry ; and he suddenly burst into a shout of
laughter , to ...

Author : Catherine Simpson Wynne

Release : 1887

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The Queen's Tale

Having had made her point, the queen smiled at her husband, rose from her
bench, walked over and kissed John on both cheeks. ... John stood and
embraced the queen and called her “mother,” while returning the kiss to each of
her cheeks.

Author : DJ Birmingham

Release : 2007-12-26

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN : 1469101394

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The struggle for the survival of Ireland in the 14th Century An Irish friar scribes the tale of an ancient Irish Queen whose tormented soul is imprisoned in a second century Gaelic brooch, The Golden Harp. The demonic destruction spread by the evil queens spirit will lead to the death of one of every three individuals in Ireland in the early 14th Century. The Queens Tale chronicles the journey of the brooch as it travels from Ireland into England, then to Scotland, and back again into Ireland, leaving a trail of death and destruction. Two individuals vie for the right to possess the brooch believing it to be a sacred relic of St. Patricks that will protect the one who wears it from all danger. John de Bermingham, the second son of an Irish baron, is first to wear the brooch. He is obsessed with winning an earldom and becoming the English kings justiciar of Ireland. Despite being betrothed to one of the earl of Ulsters daughters, he rescues and falls in love with an Irish princess, deemed unsuitable. Three times he will regain possession of the brooch. Only a sacred rosary given to him by a mysterious Italian Franciscan friar protects his life. Unknown to John, he can defeat the ancient evil in the brooch if he is able to pass four preordained tests in his journey of life. The first is a test of devotion, where he bestows the brooch to an unattainable love. The second is a test of obedience, where he must give up the brooch to a weak king. For the third test he must decline to become a king. In the fourth and final test, he of Anglo-Norman heritage must become more Irish than the native Irish, and unselfishly give up his life for the undeserving king. The second to control possession of the brooch is Edward II, King of England. He is weak and easily manipulated by false friends, seeking only wealth and power. He would rather thatch and dig ditches than be king. Married to Isabella of France, he prefers the couch of his male lovers to her. He gives the brooch to three of his favorites, who die violently. He leads England into civil war and the loss of Scotland. Only after being imprisoned, by his queen and her lover, and forced to abdicate, does he grasp and repent his folly. After defeating the English at the battle of Bannockburn, the Scottish King, Robert the Bruce, gives permission to his younger brother, Edward, to invade and conquer Ireland. Edward Bruce leads his army of seasoned Scots into Ireland wearing the Golden Harp Brooch. He had taken it from the slain body of Edward IIs favorite nephew at Bannockburn. After three years of Bruces terror and defeat of defending armies, John de Bermingham steps forward to lead the Anglo-Norman militias of Ireland into the final battle against the never defeated Bruce, whom the native Irish had crowned High King of all Ireland. The historical novel is based on actual historical events and individuals Only the motivations and inner feelings of the main characters are based on the authors imagination. Of the twenty-four characters in the novel, only four are fictional. The opening sequence of the novel starts with a monologue given by the novels narrator, an Irish Dominican monk from Athenry, County Galway. Grey Friars Church, London - 1528 A.D. An Irish Friar speaks.. Have I gone mad? For the past two days I, Seamus Cassidy, a lowly Dominican priest, have been conversing non-stop in Gaelic with the devil. I am upset and fearful as to why this evil spirit from the depths of hell has chosen to disclose to me an incredible tale which reveals some of the darkest secrets of the fourteenth century. Was the King of England brutally murdered in 1327? Or did the much maligned Edward II escape his intended murders, flee into Ireland, and then later live hidden for the rest of his natural life in Italy? I now possess all the knowledge I need to know to lay

The Black Queen of Queens Is Solomon’S Song of Songs

O that thou wertas my brother; thatsucked the breasts ofmy mother! when I should
find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, ... I would let you drink spiced wine; juice
of my pomegranate (8:1 -2 T RS W The black queen of Israel wants to kiss ...

Author : Tessie R. Simmons

Release : 2012-05-02

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN : 1469199661

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There are different interpretations of the biblical book, Song of Solomon. This is understandable because interpretations of the book roots are in faith traditions and interpreters experiences of the Holy Spirit. The different interpretations of the book of Song of Solomon give insight that affirms God at work in the interpreters when the message of God is heard anew through each approach. Some interpret Song of Solomon as allegorical biblical text. This interpretation asserts the book of Song of Solomon, as a love story between God and the church, or Christ and the Church. Another allegorical interpretation of the book asserts the book, Song of Solomon, as a love story between Christ and the soul. Others interpret the book, Song of Solomon, as literal biblical text, read in a normal way. One literal interpretation of the book, Song of Solomon, asserts the book a love story between a young woman and a youth, who is a shepherd. In this interpretation the young woman rejects the love of the most powerful man on earth, Solomon, to embrace the love of a young shepherd. She marries the shepherd, and their marriage blooms in nature.

The Winter Queen

... atop his woollen sleeve, resisting the urge to cling, to run her fingers up his arm
to his shoulder and plunge them into his hair, to pull him close for a kiss. ... He
leaped up onto the seat beside her, taking the reins from The Winter Queen 178.

Author : Amanda McCabe

Release : 2009-11-01

Publisher : Harlequin

ISBN : 1426843054

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As Queen Elizabeth's lady-in-waiting, innocent Lady Rosamund is unprepared for the temptations of Court. She is swept up in the festivities of the yuletide season and, as seduction perfumes the air, Rosamund is drawn to darkly enticing Anton Gustavson…. With the coming of the glittering Frost Fair, they are tangled in a web of forbidden desire and dangerous secrets. For in this time of desperate plots and intrigues, Anton is more than just a handsome suitor—he may have endangered the life of the woman he is learning to love….

Melting the Ice Queen's Heart

They called Virginia the ice queen. How little they knew when she ... Gavin pan-
icked and jumped in front of her, grabbing her by the shoulders and pulling her
close to him before crushing her lips against his in a kiss. A kiss to prove to
himself ...

Author : Amy Ruttan

Release : 2014-02-01

Publisher : Harlequin

ISBN : 146032630X

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It started with a kiss… Having left his humanitarian posting in Africa to raise his two orphaned nieces in San Francisco, Dr. Gavin Brice has enough on his plate without an inconvenient attraction to his new boss! The frosty Dr. Virginia Potter clearly disapproves of his maverick ways - but with one amazing kiss, the ice begins to thaw….

Queen Move

From Wall Street Journal, USA Today Bestselling and RITA® Award-winning Author Kennedy Ryan, comes a captivating second chance romance like only she can deliver.

Author : Kennedy Ryan

Release : 2020-05-26

Publisher : Blue Box Press

ISBN : 1952457025

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From Wall Street Journal, USA Today Bestselling and RITA® Award-winning Author Kennedy Ryan, comes a captivating second chance romance like only she can deliver... The boy who always felt like mine is now the man I can't have… Dig a little and you'll find photos of me in the bathtub with Ezra Stern. Get your mind out of the gutter. We were six months old. Pry and one of us might confess we saved our first kiss for each other. The most clumsy, wet, sloppy . . . spectacular thirty seconds of my adolescence. Get into our business and you'll see two families, closer than blood, torn apart in an instant. Twenty years later, my "awkward duckling" best friend from childhood, the boy no one noticed, is a man no one can ignore. Finer. Fiercer. Smarter. Taken. Tell me it's wrong. Tell me the boy who always felt like mine is now the man I can’t have. When we find each other again, everything stands in our way--secrets, lies, promises. But we didn't come this far to give up now. And I know just the move to make if I want to make him mine.

The Trauma of Colonial Condition: in Nervous Conditions and Kiss of the Fur Queen

Tomson Highway's semi-autobiographical novel Kiss of the Fur Queen “is based
on the events that lead to his brother René's death of AIDS.”174 Tomson
Highway, born in 1951 in northern Manitoba, is a Cree writer and Residential
School ...

Author : Milena Bubenechik

Release : 2014-02-01

Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)

ISBN : 3954895870

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This study depicts the traumatic condition of the formerly colonised indigenous people of Africa and Canada. The postcolonial trauma novels Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen (1998) and Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions (1988) are first-hand accounts of colonial experience under the governance of the British Empire of the second half of the twentieth century. The semi-autobiographical novels bring up the voices of the formerly silenced natives and are pioneering accounts of the native perception of Western intrusion. The narratives portray the upsetting experiences of the era of colonisation and explore the insidious consequences of living in the midst of historical change. The novels, written in English, speak back to the canon and expose the suffering of its subjects. They depict the grim atmosphere of the colonial project and show the effects of the domination, oppression, diaspora and discrimination suffered by the natives. They are life narratives and as such reveal facts that are not recorded in history books. Both trauma novels enrich and challenge the discourse on (post)colonial trauma. The native authors, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Tomson Highway, explore the questions of identity, trauma and resistance in the context of colonization. Their approach queries traditional notions of identity formation and the common understanding of trauma and trauma healing. With their portrayal of unique means for resistance and survival, the novelists offer a challenge to the existing beliefs and theories.

The Queen's Guard: Violet

Finally she went to the queen's chamber, but Larissa told her Eleanor was
already away for the day with the empress. ... a desperate kiss to her wrist, Bella
had remained determined to do the queen's bidding: getting information from

Author : Traci Hall

Release : 2012-05-01

Publisher : Medallion Media Group

ISBN : 1605424013

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In 1147, Queen Eleanor and King Louis VII traverse to Jerusalem for the Second Crusade. Along with her fancy bedding and wine, the wily, young queen brings five lovely and talented women—spies identified by a signature garden scent. Among them is the beautiful widow Isabella de Lacey, aka Violet, whose duty is to infiltrate Emperor Manuel’s inner circle and skillfully extract information. Will he aid the queen’s cousin or betray the alliance for one with the Turks? To find out Isabella must woo the emperor’s man, Raoul, whose soul is as black as his eyes and passion both terrifies and captivates her. Set in Constantinople, this historical romance is the first in a series about the clandestine network of female spies beholden only to the powerful Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Virgin Princess's Marriage Debt / Demanding His Desert Queen: Virgin Princess's Marriage Debt / Demanding His Desert Queen (Mills & Boon Modern)

Found within her, the scent of her winding around him, pulling him even deeper
into the kiss. It was everything he remembered and more. His pulse beat
erratically in his ears, as if in warning, but it was drowned out by the gentle,
almost ...

Author : Pippa Roscoe

Release : 2019-10-03

Publisher : HarperCollins UK

ISBN : 0008900027

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Virgin Princess’s Marriage Debt ‘I want what you once promised me...’ At a Parisian ball, Princess Sofia meets a man she never thought she’d see again—billionaire Theo. Now, as their chemistry is reignited, Theo creates a scandal and finally claims Sofia’s hand in marriage!

Mary Queen of Scots and Other Poems

Abandon all those earthly roots temptation of forbidden fruits Set your burden
baggage free kick your heels and follow me Live a life of peaceful ease bowling
along on a Kansas breeze Like dandelion seeds on high kiss your apron strings

Author : Joesph Sharp

Release : 2009-04

Publisher : Spire Publishing

ISBN : 1926635175

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The life and death of Mary Queen of Scots has been widely chronicled. In this shortened version of accounts surrounding Mary's time on earth, while staying on the timeline, I have tried to paint for the reader, an overall picture of the more significant scenes and events of that period. I have left the lesser, although more prolonged and painfully tragic circumstances, to the imagination of you, the reader. In saying that however, I have taken the liberty to include one or two incidents that may have occurred and the dialogue that may have been exchanged between participants.

Queen of the South

“The older one,” Patty said, “is married to a lazy idiotic bum, that pot-bellied bald
guy laughing like a hyena in that group over there, and the other one kisses up to
my father the way he likes it. Although the truth is, they both kiss his ass.

Author : Arturo Perez-Reverte

Release : 2005-05-31

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 9781440684821

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This international bestseller inspired the must-watch drama on USA Network starring Alice Braga as Teresa Mendoza. Season 2 premieres on June 8! From “master of the intellectual thriller” Arturo Pérez-Reverte, a remarkable tale, spanning decades and continents—from the dusty streets of Mexico to the sparkling waters off the coast of Morocco, to the Strait of Gibraltar and Spain—in a story encompassing sensuality and cruelty, love and betrayal, and life and death. Few authors inspire the kind of passion that Arturo Pérez-Reverte does. Reviewers, readers, and booksellers alike have embraced his fiction as the perfect blend of suspense and literary ambition. A global bestseller, he is one of the most admired and widely read authors in the world. And this stunning novel is his best yet. Teresa Mendoza's boyfriend is a drug smuggler who the narcos of Sinaloa, Mexico, call "the king of the short runway," because he can get a plane full of coke off the ground in three hundred yards. But in a ruthless business, life can be short, and Teresa even has a special cell phone that Guero gave her along with a dark warning. If that phone rings, it means he's dead, and she'd better run, because they're coming for her next. Then the call comes. In order to survive, she will have to say goodbye to the old Teresa, an innocent girl who once entrusted her life to a pinche narco smuggler. She will have to find inside herself a woman who is tough enough to inhabit a world as ugly and dangerous as that of the narcos-a woman she never before knew existed. Indeed, the woman who emerges will surprise even those who know her legend, that of the Queen of the South.

Love Letters to My Queen Bride

You have learned to pull away from the world and to dance with Me in our love
song that we will dance together throughout eternity. Let Me kiss you on your face
, your nose, your ears, and your eyes. Let Me kiss you with a thousand kisses.

Author : Beth C. Walker

Release : 2012-03-28

Publisher : WestBow Press

ISBN : 1449732089

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Love Letters To My Queen Bride are God's words to His Bride to heal, comfort, encourage, and edify her. Most of the words were received in a small group of worshipers who met weekly for years to purely worship God and receive His love. God's letters are divided into four sections. The four sections are titled Love for My Beloved, Healing for My Beloved, Comfort for My Beloved, and Direction for My Beloved. Our prayer is that by reading this book you will fully receive His love, comfort, healing, and direction.

Chambers concise dictionary

King's Counsel 653 kitbag King's Counsel see QUEEN'S COUNSEL authority ,
etc ) to church for special ceremonies . ( AngloKing's English see QUEEN'S
ENGLISH Saxon kirke , from Norse kirkja King's evidence see QUEEN'S

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Release : 2004

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The Ice Queen

“We have to hurry,” she whispered, “In an hour, I have to be at Grandma's house
and—” He sealed her lips with a kiss. To hell with Grandma! Soon, soon, soon it
would be time; the day of vengeance was near at hand. But they would announce

Author : Nele Neuhaus

Release : 2015-01-13

Publisher : Minotaur Books

ISBN : 1466836911

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The body of 92-year-old Jossi Goldberg, Holocaust survivor and American citizen, is found shot to death execution style in his house near Frankfurt. A five-digit number is scrawled in blood at the murder scene. The autopsy reveals an old and unsuccessfully covered tattoo on the corpse's arm—a blood type marker once used by Hitler's SS. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver Bodenstein are faced with a riddle. Was the old man not Jewish after all? Who was he, really? Two more, similar murders happen—one of a wheelchair-bound old lady in a nursing home, and one of a man with a cellar filled with Nazi paraphernalia—and slowly the connections between the victims becomes evident: All of them were lifelong friends with Vera von Kaltensee, baroness, well-respected philanthropist, and head of an old, rich family that she rules with an iron fist. Pia and Oliver follow the trail, which leads them all the way back to the end of World War II and the area of Poland that then belonged to East Prussia. No one is who they claim to be, and things only begin to make sense when the two investigators realize what the bloody number stands for, and uncover an old diary and an eyewitness who is finally willing to come forward. Nele Neuhaus's The Ice Queen is a character- and plot-driven mystery about revenge, power, and long-forgotten and covered up secrets from a time in German history that still affects the present.

The Queen and Atlantis

“But if you love the Queen, then it will be fulfilling. I understand how things are
done on Raz.” She waited for him to ... “Then you'll come with me?” “Only on one
condition. You give me a kiss to seal our engagement.” She didn't hesitate to ...

Author : Ruth Nordin

Release : 2006-04-01

Publisher : iUniverse

ISBN : 0595394442

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Shortly after Amanda learned that Raz chose her to be its Queen, she visits the gods and goddesses on Olympia. While she is there, she learns that she is needed on Earth to destroy Atlantis which has risen from the bottom of the ocean floor. Centuries ago, six Olympians ordered the future rise of Atlantis and mandated that their clones take over their rule. Realizing their grave mistake, they plead with Amanda to go to Atlantis and find the human man Pallid, who can stop their clones with a simple password. Taking her sister with her, Amanda meets up with Pallid and his friend, Jake. To escape the military officials scouting out the city, Amanda's magic sends them back in time before Atlantis' fall. Atlantis is the city of perfection where beauty and youth are praised among all who live there. But with such perfection comes a heavy price, and Pallid must decide how far he is willing to go to keep Atlantis on the map.

The Queen

The King must have his Queen.

Author : Jennifer L. Armentrout

Release : 2020-07-14

Publisher :

ISBN : 9781970077612

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From #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout comes the next installment in her Wicked series.The King must have his Queen....Bestowed the forbidden Summer's Kiss by the King of the Summer fae, Brighton Jussier is no longer just human. What she is, what she will become, no one knows for sure, but that isn't her biggest concern at the moment. Now Caden, the King, refuses to let her go, even at the cost of his Court. When the doorway to the Otherworld is breached, both Brighton and Caden must do the unthinkable-not just to survive themselves, but also to save mankind from the evil that threatens the world.**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it's an introduction to an author's world. And for fans, it's a bonus book in the author's series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

The Queen's Pawn

... a kiss to my lips. “His Holiness waits to see which way the wind blows. Eleanor
is powerful, and until a few months ago held the Aquitaine in her own right. His
Holiness does not want to make an enemy of her and, through her, my son.

Author : Christy English

Release : 2010-04-06

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 1101186445

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A historical novel of the legendary Eleanor of Aquitaine and the one person she loved more than power-her rival for the throne. At only nine, Princess Alais of France is sent to live in England until she is of age to wed Prince Richard, son of King Henry II and Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. Alais is an innocent pawn on the chessboard of dynastic marriage, her betrothal intended to broker an uneasy truce between the nations. Estranged from her husband, Eleanor sees a kindred spirit in this determined young girl. She embraces Alais as a daughter, teaching the princess what it takes to be a woman of power in a world of men. But as Alais grows to maturity and develops ambitions of her own, Eleanor begins to see her as a threat-and their love for each other becomes overshadowed by their bitter rivalry, dark betrayals, conflicting passions, and a battle for revenge over the throne of England itself.