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Learn Spanish With Stories (B1): Fantasmas del Pasado - Spanish Intermediate
Juan Fernández - 2018
Encuentra fotos de sus padres, de la calle donde jugaba de niño, del colegio donde estudiaba, de la playa donde iba de vacaciones... También encuentra algunas fotos antiguas de María, la chica de la que una vez estuvo enamorado y que hace más de veinte años que no ha visto. Son fantasmas del pasado. Y los fantasmas del pasado a veces vuelven. Learn Spanish by Reading FANTASMAS DEL PASADO is a short story specially written for students with an intermediate level of Spanish. It will help you learn, revise and consolidate the vocabulary and grammar of level B1. Reading short stories like FANTASMAS DEL PASADO is one of the most effective and pleasant ways to learn a Foreign Language. By reading, you can learn vocabulary and grammar structures in context, without memorising lists of isolated words or studying endless grammar rules. Hablar del Pasado This story was originally released as a series of short videos for the online Spanish course HABLAR DEL PASADO. The main purpose of the videos, which feature live narration of the story, was to show the use of the past tenses in context. The story appeared in the course with the original title of Juan y María: una historia del pasado.
A Sister's Shame
Carol Rivers - 2012
Eighteen-year-old twins Marie and Vesta Haskins work at the local shoe factory to bring in a few pennies for the family, but they've never given up on their dream of treading the boards in the West End. When a brand new East End club opens its doors, the girls audition for the show and are over the moon to land two nights a week with their cabaret act. But little do they realise that the villainous Scoresby brothers are using the club as a front for a very different line of business.Seeing what is going on behind the smoke and lights of the stage, sensible Marie vows to leave her job at the club before it is too late, but headstrong Vesta has fallen for the Scoresby's handsome right-hand man, Teddy, and unwittingly leads her whole family into the Scoresby's clutches. Will Marie be able to save her family from disaster? Or will Vesta's determination to become a star tear the Haskins family apart?
Veil of Darkness
Greg Park - 2007
Only a young man whose heritage marks him as specially Gifted can wield the Blood Orb of Elsa and heal the Earthsoul. Set in a richly detailed and varied world, this blend of coming-of-age story and epic saga belongs in most fantasy collections.
Dragon (Aggadeh Chronicles #2)
William D. Richards - 2017
The Aggadeh Empire was seeking dragons. Little did Nem expect that he would come face-to-face with both in the far north city of Balon. Is he destined to become an ally of the Empire? Or its prisoner? And what is he going to do with a dragon who might turn the city into a bloodbath?
Chance Taken (Chance Series Book 2)
Diana W. - 2017
As their friendship strengthens, Kelise’s resistance to relationships—thanks to her past— starts to lower. The possibility of something more with Mike enters her mind but not before he sets his eyes on a new distraction named Danielle Kingston. As Mike and Danielle’s relationship attempts to bloom, Kelise learns some unsettling information about Mike’s new lady, but also finds herself caught up in a distraction of her own with a sexy blast from her past. Mike realizes he may have made a mistake in his choice and now has to deal with the consequences of watching Kelise’s happiness be sparked by another guy. In a series of missed opportunities and misunderstandings, can Mike and Kelise get their minds and hearts on the same page or will they have to deal with a chance not taken? >>>Note: This book is a standalone and can be read as such. However, it is advised and recommended that you check out By Chance as well, which is the first story in the series and connected to the main characters of Chance Taken, to get the complete reading experience <<<
Mike Hundley - 2019
After the Civil War, Will Garrison takes his family west. Together they build a ranch and battle powerful Indian tribes who have hunted the lands for centuries. A peace feather is offered after a climactic battle. With the Indian tribes and the Garrisons now walking a path of peace, a new threat has emerged… the railroad. Greedy government-backed killers plan to annihilate everyone and claim the land they need to expand their rail lines north across Colorado and into Utah. Their vile, sinister plan is revealed after many fights. Will Garrison’s son, Gabe, fights back and unleashes his pent-up vengeance against the railroad and kills one of their hired mercenaries. A destined meeting of chance leaves him rescuing a bloodied woman and falling hopelessly in love with the dark beauty. May is a brave woman who fights to guard a secret of her own. Together they flee to ancient trails, and as paid assassins track them, it becomes a long vengeance trail of dead men. When May reveals her deadly secret, Gabe finds himself at war with the railroad, an evil killer, and with everything he ever knew. He knows it’s time for GUNSIGHT JUSTICE! This is the action-packed Western that will remind you that freedom is something you must always fight for. Good battles evil as epic conflicts become climatic love scenes, and you find yourself breathlessly riding a trail of danger, deceit and passion with Mike Hundley in this Western that leaves no bullet unfired, no emotion untouched, and no reader left behind. This book was previously published as "The Silver Saddle."
All Eyes on the Crown 3: The Rise of a New Connect
Tina J. - 2017
Morgan, is still trying to move past MJ's infidelities and has to make a decision on if she wants to stay with him or not. Gabby is still taking Alex through the ringer and he's had enough. She shut him out, with no intentions of allowing him back in her life. Unfortunately, Gabby gets herself in a situation that can cost her life, but will Alex save her? Joy and AJ are the happy couple in everyone's eyes, that is until, Shayla has the baby and causes major turmoil in their relationship. She is upset that he chose Joy, and does the unthinkable to gain his attention. With everything going on, Akeena, PJ and Armond come up with a plan to take MJ and his family out. MJ and Alex will make them all regret ever coming for the Rodriquez family.
Property of a Savage
Jessica N. Watkins - 2020
She suffered unbearable loss and tragedy that she would have to live with forever. For the next seventeen years, she suffered immeasurable pain and ridicule on behalf of the people that were supposed to love and protect her. Then she met Dame. The way that he had come into her life and saved it was more heroic than any superhero in a Marvel movie. Yet, she could not wholeheartedly accept the undeniable chemistry between them. Dame was the first man to make her feel secure, beautiful, and confident. He uplifted her. He ravished her. Yet, that was not enough to erase years of ugliness that had been on her, suffocating any possibilities of her having any kind of happily ever after.However, Dame is not a man that likes to be told no. He was demanding in the hood, and he was dominant when it came to the people that he loved. He is not that type of man to allow a woman to walk away from him. Yet, he only has the patience to be told no so many times before he gives up.Dame and Tempest's love journey is unconventional to say the least. Their road to unconditional, genuine love is full of bumps and violent turns that may never lead them into the arms of one another.Every beauty needs a beast... However, in this standalone, Urban Romance by Jessica N.Watkins, he is the beauty, and she is the beast.
Bellingwood Book 18 Vignettes
Diane Greenwood Muir - 2017
In the first vignette we see Henry's Aunt Betty and Uncle Dick as they celebrate a love that's been in place for fifty years. Vignette #2 is the story of a little incident that happened to Grey at the hotel. In the third vignette, we spend a few morning moments with Eliseo's sister, Elva and her kids as they get ready to head out for the day. In Vignette #4, we spend a few sweet moments with Mark Ogden, the local veterinarian, as he watches his wife, Sal, sleep. He's not only gorgeous, but a really good guy. Vignette #5 is a look at Deputy Stu Decker's home life. Things are about to change for this family. The Bellingwood books are written from Polly's perspective and every once in a while it's fun to look at what's happening behind the scenes from the viewpoint of other characters. These vignettes were originally published on the nammynools.com website and in the monthly email newsletter to Bellingwood readers.
Read in Order: Rick Riordan: Heroes of Olympus Series: Percy Jackson Series
Titan Read - 2016
You will spoil the story and your own enjoyment if you read a series in the wrong order and you will miss the development of an author’s writing if you read their books in a helter-skelter fashion. With our original reading list you get the perfect tool to enjoy Rick Riordan’s books the way they where meant to be enjoyed. You can also use the reading list as checklist. Simply use the inbuilt highlight feature to highlight all the books that you have already read. Inside this book you will find a link that will allow you to download three classics for FREE along with three free audiobooks. Enjoy! Note To Readers This is a bibliography. The author and publisher of this book do not guarantee the accuracy and/or completeness of the content within this book and are not liable for damages arising from the use of this book. The bibliography portion of this book can be found in publicly available sources and only includes elements, such as titles and dates of publication, which are not subject to copyright protection. The bibliography is unofficial and not approved, authorized, licensed, or endorsed by any author, publisher, or organization mentioned within it.
Skylarks At Sunset
Rita Bradshaw - 2007
And so when she meets and falls in love with Daniel Fallow, son of a successful businessman, she's quick to accept his proposal of his marriage. His family, though, are against the match, and so the young couple marry in secret. Grudging acceptance follows, and as the Depression worsens Daniel is persuaded to join the family business, unaware of his father's dodgy dealings. Tragedy is just around the corner, and worse is to come when war is declared in 1939: as Daniel leaves to fight and her children are evacuated, Hope wonders if she will ever have all her family around her again...
Ready For Flynn Box Set
K.L. Shandwick - 2018
Do reputations never change?Some people aren't always forever...Taking chances may be reckless, but the prizes can be great. Is love always enough or will the heady temptations of fame prove too much?I don't think I've read anything so gut-wrenching and amazing before' - ReviewerNo Cheating, HEA seriesScroll up and grab it now.
Still In Love With A Hitta: Quame and Mo'Nae's Story
Antoinette Sherell - 2018
Unlike the rest of his family, he doesn’t feel the need for love and is content with the single life. However, his young minded ways are unexpectedly swayed by the intriguing Mo’Nae. Mo’Nae Sumpter isn’t looking for love because she thinks she already has it in her longtime boyfriend, Vario. She quickly learns otherwise when an undeniable proposition from the boisterous Quame leads to more than they both imagined. The only problem is neither of them are what the other assumed, and both harbor secrets. When their hidden lives and agendas surface, will they be able to bounce back from it or will the lies be too much to forgive?