No Ordinary Life

No Ordinary LifeSuzanne Redfearn delivers another gripping page turner in her latest novel, a story about a young mother s fight to protect her children from the dangerous world of Hollywood n nFaye Martin never expected her husband to abandon her and her three children or that she d have to struggle every da

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House of Thieves

House of ThievesIn 1886 New York, a respectable architect shouldn t have any connection to the notorious gang of thieves and killers that rules the underbelly of the city But when John Cross s son racks up an unfathomable gambling debt to Kent s Gents, Cross must pay it back himself All he has to do is use his in

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Where Is Alcatraz? (Where Is?)

Where Is Alcatraz? (Where Is?)Escape from the ordinary and break into Alcatraz, America s most famous prison The island of Alcatraz has always been a place that s fascinated visitors, from the Native American tribes who believed it was home to evil spirits to the Spanish explorers who discovered the island n n In modern times, it

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If I Built a School

If I Built a SchoolIn this exuberant companion to If I Built a Car, a boy fantasizes about his dream school from classroom to cafeteria to library to playground n nMy school will amaze you My school will astound.By far the most fabulous school to be found Perfectly planned and impeccably clean.On a scale, 1 to 10, it

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A Burglar's Guide to the City

A Burglar's Guide to the CityEncompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break ins and escapes, A Burglar s Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us You ll never see the city the same way again n nAt the core of A Burglar s Guide to the City is an u

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The Language of Cities

The Language of CitiesWe live in a world that is now predominantly urban So how do we define the city as it evolves in the 21st century Drawing examples from across the globe, Deyan Sudjic decodes the underlying forces that shape our cities, such as resources and land, to the ideas that shape conscious elements of desi

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Searching for the Lost Tombs of EgyptTombs, mummies, and funerary items make up a significant portion of the archeological remains that survive ancient Egypt and have come to define the popular perception of Egyptology Despite the many sensational discoveries in the last century, such as the tomb of Tutankhamun, the tombs of some of t

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