When cultures collide, the lessons are valuable. When an English city girl meets a Jewish country boy, the friendship and understanding that develops opens new experiences for both of them. Growing up and growing closer, Edith and Erik discover customs, although very different, can bring people worlds apart together.
Daphne Wardour, at the age of twenty-three, is left an orphan with six younger siblings to care for on a very limited income. Her one strength is her ability as an artist. She meets David Hamilton, proprietor of The Rudder, who helps her find contacts for her art. But can she, the daughter of a colonel, lower herself to illustrate trade circulars and billheads for a tea and coffee merchant?
"A feather not just for the birds! A magical, humorous tale of good, evil, vengeance, and forgiveness, The Feathernail is a delight for children and adults alike!"
--- Ray Bradbury
The Adventures of Emily Finfeather, Book: I The Feathernail and Other Gifts, is a tale of altruism and magic for mature children and immature adults.
When Rollica Reed is left an orphan at the age of sixteen, a friend of her father's takes her in, much to the dismay of his wife and two older daughters who consider themselves to be the cream of Victorian society. The wife and daughters resent Rollica as an intruder, and try to make her life wretched, humiliating her in front of friends and telling her she is too common to be a lady.
An orphan stepped in front of a bullet that was meant for him. Now she hangs on a cross, her soul in a land—eternal—closer to life than death… And now he must go back into his own past to save her. A past where he hangs on a cross, his soul in a land eternal—closer to life than death… and where evil waits in the shadows.
"An engaging, provocative story that you can't put down." - Reader's Favorite
When fifteen year old foster kid and diagnosed schizophrenic, Ryne, bumps into a strange man only she can see her life starts to fall apart, forcing Ryne to choose between the mortal world that’s labeled her crazy, or the magickal world she has spent her life pretending doesn’t exist.
All Addy’s ever known are the grey walls of her orphanage and the library a few blocks away. But as she grows older, she is inevitably drawn into her mysterious past and the dangerous world she had left the day her parents died. She’ll find new friends, make new enemies and uncover the abilities buried deep inside her. Can she come to terms with her powers in time?
Pansy is cared for by her aunt, Temperance Piper, who keeps the old fashioned village post office. One day Pansy meets wealthy Mrs. Adair who offers to take her under her wing and give her a life of wealth in high society that she could never dream of -- on condition Pansy never revisits her past life. This is a story of rags to riches to ... well, to a life where nothing is straightforward.
Landing a prince isn't always a good thing. And things become even more difficult for Princess Setsuna when the fate of her county is left in her hands. Follow this novel through the royal family members of two countries, including Setsuna's mysterious husband.
Sheathed in the undercurrent of Tokyo, Alexandra Gray has become close with a group of rogue hackers who offer her a chance to escape the burdens of fame as she struggles with being the symbol of hope for humanity.