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With an escaped animal and a serial killer on the loose, Brough, Miller and the rest of the Serious Crimes Division have never been busier. Meanwhile, foul-­mouthed Chief Inspector Wheeler is swearier than ever, faced with the toughest decision of her career. The Dedley detectives are back in their seventh - and funniest - investigation.

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Author: Frederick James Furnivall, William Stafford, A Compendious or briefe examinationPublisher: The New Shakspere SocietyYear published: 1876Book contributor: unknown libraryLanguage: English1 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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The Osage Orange Tree, a never-­before-­published story by beloved poet William Stafford, is about young love complicated by misunderstanding and the insecurity of adolescence, set against the backdrop of poverty brought on by the Great Depression. The narrator recalls a girl he once knew. He and Evangeline, both shy, never find the courage to speak to each other in high school. Every evening, however, Evangeline meets him at the Osage orange tree on the edge of her property. He delivers a newspaper to her, and they talk-­and as the year progresses a secret friendship blossoms. This magical coming-­of-­age tale is brought to life through linocut illustrations by Oregon artist Dennis Cunningham, with an afterword by poet Naomi Shihab Nye, a personal friend of Stafford’s.­In the tradition of the work of great fiction writers like Steinbeck, O’Connor, and Welty, The Osage Orange Tree stands the test of time, not just as an ode to a place and a generation but as a testament to the . . .

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Controversial television historian Hank Brownlow comes to England to research his latest outlandish theory about Shakespeare but finds he is not alone in his quest. Someone else is following the same trail and people are ending up dead. Meaniwhile, in Stratford upon Avon, disgruntled tour guide Harry is visited by a stranger who claims to be a character from 'The Tempest'. Author of Leporello On The Lam and the Brough & Miller series, William Stafford has created a satirical contemporary fantasy with a lively sense of humour.

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Life is tough on the frontier world of Vultures' Moon. Gunslinger Jed and his trusty Horse do what they can to keep the peace but when an old enemy sets a plan in motion that threatens to destroy everything, Jed has to go to extremes to protect the settlers. From the writer of Octavius Mint & The Indigo Dragon, this action-­packed space western puts a new spin on traditional characters and situations.

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Controversial television historian Hank Brownlow comes to England to research his latest outlandish theory about Shakespeare but finds he is not alone in his quest. Someone else is following the same trail and people are ending up dead. Meaniwhi...

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Dick Whittington is familiar from history, folklore and pantomime but never before has his story been told like this: by that faithful companion, his cat! Join the pair on a journey that takes them across medieval England to London, and from Lond...

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Jed and Horse ride again in this sequel to sci-­fi Western VULTURES' MOON. When a shuttle crash leaves a young boy orphaned, Jed strives to find who's responsible. During the investigation, the gunslinger and his miraculous steed encounter a host...

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Jed and Horse ride again in this sequel to sci-­fi Western VULTURES' MOON.  When a shuttle crash leaves a young boy orphaned, Jed strives to find who's responsible.  During the investigation, the gunslinger and his miraculous steed encounter a host of unsavoury characters and dangerous situations, and the resurgence of an old enemy causes Jed to question his understanding of right and wrong. Fans of the first book will enjoy this fast-­moving, action-­packed adventure from author William Stafford.

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When a film crew descends on Dedley to resurrect an old soap opera for the big screen, the team at Serious go undercover to catch a murderer. One member short, the detectives find themselves in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. Brough and Miller are back for this fast-­moving and funny investigation, their sixth but not their last.

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When American scholar Cassidy Whitlow arrives in a West Midlands town to complete her thesis on the psychology of murder she finds herself caught up in a series of bizarre and grisly deaths. Who is responsible? The proprietors of her Bed & Breakfast hotel seem to know more than they are letting on - and what about the charming but mysterious beer salesman from Norway? Detective Inspector Brough and his sidekick D S Miller are baffled as each killing takes a darker and increasingly inexplicable turn. This comic thriller will keep you guessing and keep you laughing. Skal!

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Detectives Brough and Miller return for a third investigation when the pubs of Dedley are the sites for the appearance of mysterious, demonic footprints. Brough has to face a demon from his past and Miller finds it's not plain sailing forming a relationship with a colleague. Fans of crime fiction with a sense of humour will enjoy this follow-­up to 'Blood & Breakfast' and 'Grey Ladies'.

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Life is tough on the frontier world of Vultures' Moon. Gunslinger Jed and his trusty Horse do what they can to keep the peace but when an old enemy sets a plan in motion that threatens to destroy everything, Jed has to go to extremes to protect the settlers. From the writer of Octavius Mint & The Indigo Dragon, this action-­packed space western puts a new spin on traditional characters and situations.

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A nasty outbreak of murder at an old people's home in the Black Country town of Dedley provides a new case for detectives Brough and Miller. Meanwhile, their personal lives come to the fore and strange goings on up at the castle are also a cause for concern. This sequel to Blood & Breakfast has twists and shocks to keep you guessing and a rich vein of humour to keep you laughing.

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Fresh off the boat and newly married to the Governor's daughter, Dominic Drubbins finds his new life in the Caribbean thrown into turmoil by a pirate attack unlike no other. Enthralled by the dashing Sebastian, Dominic takes to the high seas but as he learns more about his enigmatic companion and the ways of the world, he comes to realise what must be done if he is to have his happy ever after. William Stafford, author of Leporello on the Lam, returns to historical fantasy with this actionpacked adventure, a tale of piracy, derringdo and love.

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The inept evil sorcerer Diabolos plots to usurp the throne of Meritania but finds his schemes foiled at every turn by handsome window cleaner Nick. Will Diabolos be able to seize the throne? Will selfish brat Princess Alisande ever grow up? What is the secret of Nick's past? Where is your fairy godmother when you need her? And how will the kingdom cope with the destructive enemy headed its way? A romantic fairy tale adventure with a wry sense of humour, "Someday, My Prince" is a modern bedtime story for anyone who enjoys Disney movies and pantomimes.

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Dedley detectives Brough and Miller are back with their fourth investigation. Members of the Black Country town's most prominent amateur dramatics society are being bumped off in a series of bizarre murders. Brough, Miller and the rest of the Serious Crimes division are tested to the extreme in this latest fast-­moving and funny whodunit.

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What you do with heartache is your choice. You can ignore it, wallow in it or take personal responsibility for your next steps. There is no right or wrong way to deal with it, just different consequences for the action you choose. Ignoring and staying in victim consciousness may be learned behaviors from childhood - maybe even methods modeled by your parents. After the end of a relationship, love doesnt die. There are memories you created together that last a lifetime. When you are able to release any anger or resentment and embrace self-­forgiveness for the judgments you placed on the other person and yourself, your heart opens to feel the blessings. Self-­Forgiveness is one of the most valuable tools you can use. When you work through all the powerful exercises in this book, you upgrade your personal tool box for a more successful way of living.

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Controversial television historian Hank Brownlow comes to England to research his latest outlandish theory about Shakespeare but finds he is not alone in his quest. Someone else is following the same trail and people are ending up dead. Meaniwhile, in Stratford upon Avon, disgruntled tour guide Harry is visited by a stranger who claims to be a character from 'The Tempest'. Author of Leporello On The Lam and the Brough & Miller series, William Stafford has created a satirical contemporary fantasy with a lively sense of humour.

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