Long Time Coming [Fated Loves, Book One]

Author: Edie Claire

Publisher: Stackhouse Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 295

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First in the FATED LOVES collection: A ghostly romantic novel from USA-Today bestselling author Edie Claire. 4.5-Star, Romantic Times Top Pick and winner of the Road to Romance Reviewer’s Choice Award! Years and distance kept the memories at bay. But back at home, the past is ready and waiting to haunt her... Eighteen years have passed since Joy's childhood best friend, Jenny, met her death in a tragic car accident just a few days after their senior prom. A broken Joy left their small Kentucky hometown shortly after -- determined never to come back. But when her father's illness forces her to return, she realizes that neither time nor distance has truly healed her troubled soul. Plagued with nightmares of the accident and crippled by a vague fear whose source she can't identify, Joy realizes that in order to move on she must face the truth behind several disturbing gaps in her memory of that fateful spring. But the only person who can help her is a man she despises: Jenny's erstwhile boyfriend Jeff, now a respected doctor, whose carelessness as a teenager was the cause of Jenny's horrendous death -- and Joy's own emotional destruction. Can she ever forgive? She may have no choice but to try. Because both the danger she sensed -- and the childhood friendship she treasured -- now suddenly seem very much alive... “LONG TIME COMING is a remarkably well blended romance and mystery, with fascinating shades of the paranormal. The way each layer of Joy's discovery of her forgotten past is revealed is deftly done and exceptionally suspenseful. The relationship between Joy and her parents is heart warming. This one will have you hooked from the first page.” December 2003 Top Pick. Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine “An abundance of charm… Joy’s perky first-person narration carries readers along to a warm, gratifying conclusion.” -- Publisher’s Weekly “Emotionally gripping, suspenseful and superb… I was held in wonderment over much of this story and realized early on to expect the unexpected. This is a story of trust, love, friendship and healing. Ms. Claire is an author I hope to see more of in the future. If Long Time Coming is any indication of her writing talent, I will be first in line at the bookstores to get more of her work. This is a positively splendid tale from start to finish and is highly recommended.” Reviewer’s Choice Award -- Road to Romance “Two words. ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! Edie Claire has written a wonderful novel about friendship, love, guilt and death… Utterly riveting.” Rating: 10/10 -- Contemporary Romance Writers “Claire's charming romance disproves the adage that you can't go home again.” -- Booklist “A book of healing, understanding, rebirth, and finally growing up. A story that you won't forget easily... I could only sigh in appreciation as I turned the final page.” -- Romance Reviews Today “Intense, well-written and thought-provoking.” -- Old Book Barn Gazette “A most fantastic novel… When the story comes to an end and the lights have been lowered… and the reader is left with a longing to know more... there is no better compliment to the author.” -- Romance Junkies Originally published in 2003 by Warner Books (Warner Forever).

Long Time Coming

A Novel

Author: Robert Goddard

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553907409

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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A classic thriller with Goddard's trademark plot twists. In Antwerp in 1939, a Jewish diamond trader flees Nazi Europe, leaving his priceless collection of Picasso paintings and diamonds with a friend who takes them to London. The boat he flees on sinks, leaving no survivors. Fast forward to 1976 when his penniless family tries to track down the missing paintings. A classic thriller with Goddard's trademark plot twists. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Morning Is a Long Time Coming

Author: Bette Bette Greene

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453225846

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

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In the sequel to Summer of My German Soldier, Patty Bergen sets out to find Anton’s mother—and the love she lost It has been six years since Patty Bergen hid German war prisoner Anton Reiker in the room above her family’s garage. Six years since Anton was hunted down and killed before Patty’s eyes. Six years since she was branded a “Jew Nazi-lover,” kicked out of school, and sent to a reformatory. No one in the small town of Jenkinsville has forgotten what she did, and Patty’s graduation from high school is bittersweet. As lonesome as ever, Patty decides to use the money her parents set aside for college tuition to travel to Europe in search of Anton’s mother. But while Patty searches for the last connection to her lost love, she might find even more than she was looking for. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Bette Greene including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

Long Time Coming

Author: Sandra Brown

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553589350

Category: Fiction

Page: 197

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For sixteen years, Marnie Hibbs has raised her dead sister's illegitimate son, hoping that the boy's father, the handsome astronaut Law Kincaid, will return to help her care for him, but when Kincaid does show up, it is in response to some mysterious threatening blackmail letters. Reprint.

Long Time Coming

An Insider's Story of the Birmingham Church Bombing that Rocked the World

Author: Petric J. Smith

Publisher: Crane Hill Publishers

ISBN: 9781881548102

Category: History

Page: 234

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An insider’s story of the Birmingham church bombing.

Long Time Coming

Author: Vanessa Miller

Publisher: Abingdon Press

ISBN: 1426707681

Category: Fiction

Page: 303

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After childless Christian, Deidre Clark-Morris, learns that Kenisha Smalls--mother of three children, by three different men has inoperable cervical cancer, the relationship between these two women becomes a catalyst of hope, leading them both to a place of redemption and healing. Original.

A Long Time Coming

The Inspiring, Combative 2008 Campaign and the Historic Election of Barack Obama

Author: Staff of Newsweek

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 0786747951

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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Based on in-depth reporting by a special team of Newsweek reporters and written by bestselling author Evan Thomas, A Long Time Coming tells the inside story of Barack Obama's triumph over Senator John McCain to become the first African-American U.S. president. In juicy detail, it chronicles the long siege between Obama and Hillary Clinton, the wild ride of John McCain, and the explosive arrival of Sarah Palin. Finally, it shows how Obama overcame times of vexation and self-doubt to transform himself from the consummate outsider to the confident leader of an unstoppable political movement—one that brought hope and the possibility of redemption to the United States.

Long Time Coming

My Life and the Darryl Hunt Lesson

Author: Jo Anne North Goetz,Leigh Somerville McMillan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1449062547

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 152

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Col. Ronald Lee Alexander. "Alex" for short, is an Army intelligence officer and specialist in weapons of mass destruction. Alex and others like him who offer their protection to us and often make the ultimate sacrifice for our nation are featured, as they try to capture or eliminate the terrorist threat. In this version of the events of 9/11, an attempt is made on Airforce One, when it returns to Washington. One of the terrorists who is captured, escapes. Alex gives chase, assisted by various local police agencies. The terrorist gets to Boston and a safe house. He is joined by another terrorist from Central Europe, with knowledge of how to manufactor WMD. Together they set up a laboratory in the house and fortify their surroundings with guards, dogs, and security devises. Before the autorities can stop them, they transport the weaponized material to Miami. After learning of their whereabouts, Alex and his team contact the President and are rushed to Miami on a civilian jet. With only a guess as to where and how the WMD might be used, Alex and his team are able to foil the deadly plot. The two masterminds however excape. One of them is followed into Mexico, where Alex and his team are able to bring him to justice. The other terorrist, escapes. Sometime later, Alex learns of another plot by the terrorist who got away. This time the terrorist cell has assembled a suitcase size nuclear weapon and Alex's team must locate the devise before it releases its deadly radiation. By the time they find it, there is no time to dismantle the device which is securely contained in a welded metal box. Alex, must find another way to keep the city safe.

A Long Time Coming

Author: Aaron Elkins

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

ISBN: 9781503902381

Category: Art museum curators

Page: 268

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Art curator Val Caruso is not a happy camper. His promotion has just been nixed, his divorce has become final, and he’s dug himself into a nice little rut for his fortieth birthday. The uplift? A trip to Milan to help Holocaust survivor Sol Bezzecca recover a pair of cherished sketches by Renoir. They’d once been given to Sol’s family by the then-unknown artist, looted by the Italian Fascist militia, and now after decades in hiding have turned up for auction. It’s Val’s job to get them back.

Long Time Coming

Author: Rochelle Alers

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488036918

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Bestselling author Rochelle Alers’s beloved Whitfield Brides series begins with this endearing contemporary romance Brooklyn assistant district attorney Micah Sanborn walks into wedding planner Tessa Whitfield’s town house and winds up stranded there all night in a citywide blackout… alongside the most intriguing woman he’s ever met. Tessa’s vow to avoid mixing work with pleasure is completely forsaken once she’s thrown together with the tall, gorgeous assistant DA. Micah offers Tessa the kind of passion she’s only fantasized about, but their whirlwind romance hits a snag when he’s unable to say those three little words. Can Micah overcome his fear from a painful breakup in the past? And will Tessa be willing to wait for his love? Originally published in 2008

Long Time Coming

Short Writings from Zimbabwe

Author: Morris, Jane

Publisher: amabooks

ISBN: 0797444122

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 160

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Long Time Coming: Short Writings from Zimbabwe has been chosen by New Internationalist as one of their two 'Best Books of 2009'. The book brings together short stories and poems from thirty-three writers that provide snapshots of this turbulent period in Zimbabwe's history. Snapshots of living in a country where basic services have crumbled: where shops have no food, taps no water, banks no money, hospitals no drugs, bars no beer. Snapshots of characters surviving against seemingly insurmountable odds. Horrific snapshots of the abuse of power, of violence and oppression, of the destruction of dreams. But this is Zimbabwe and there are lighter moments and moments of hope: in some of life's simple pleasures, in the coming of the rains, in the wink and the smile of a stranger, in a challenge to patriarchy, in the inner strength of the people, in fighting back.

Long Time Coming

A Black Athlete's Coming-of-age in America

Author: Chet Walker,Christian K. Messenger

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 9780802115041

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 258

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A star player for the Chicago Bulls during the sixties and seventies looks back on his life and career, criticizing the treatment of Black athletes by the sports establishment

Long Time Coming

A Photographic Portrait of America, 1935-1943

Author: Michael Lesy

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393049435

Category: History

Page: 479

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Collects more than four hundred rarely seen or previously unpublished photographs taken between 1935 and 1943 by the Farm Security Administration, depicting such subjects as dispossessed rural society, large cities, and small towns throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. 10,000 first printing.

A long time coming

the struggle to unionize America's farm workers

Author: Dick Meister,Anne Loftis

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 241

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Long Time Coming

Volume One

Author: Ed Folino

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595809510

Category: Poetry

Page: 124

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PLEASE READ MY BOOK I sure would like you to read my book. Don't put it down-it's worth another look. It's full of poems, some funny, some sad. It has everything in it, from a homely cowboy to a boy and his dad. Most are fiction, but some are true. My main objective was to entertain you. This little book took a lot of time. I really racked my brain coming up with all the rhymes. But it all paid off and I hope that you'll agree. There are some great ones here-just between you and me. So tell your friends about me, I'd like to be a star. And if I sell enough of them, I can buy a brand new car.

Long Time Coming, Short Way to Go

Author: Guadalupe Delarosa

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1770678549

Category:

Page: 72

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Many Hebrews and Christians in this 21st century still believe that Moses obtained his information for the book of Genesis orally. This concise book explains how accurate records of genealogies, historical accounts and prevaricated spiritual laws were maintained over a 2500-year period. The events written by Moses are legitimate. The long established view concerning the manner in which he obtained the information is not entirely accurate. The contents inside this book will provide information on: Origin of Genesis Creational Account Fall of Man Men of Renown Spiritual Laws

A Long Time Coming

Race, Inheritance and an Extraordinary Childhood Odyssey in Modern Day Britain

Author: J. W. Vimikh

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1504943090

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 258

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In this forthright, agonisingly compelling semi-autobiography, penned by the son of a black African-Caribbean father and a white English mother, five decades of family struggle are unravelled. Often emotionally charged and unsentimental, the many vicissitudes in the childhood journey of Willson, the strange fruit born of this racial mixing, are examined and contextualised. The tale that emerges, one of seemingly omnipotent adversity, is a collage of hope, aspiration, and parental love spanning life in 1950s London into the new millennium. It is a striking portrait of impressions and memories of life in modern Britain. The reader will be confronted and uplifted, may wince, even cheer as this painfully angry yet forgiving, challenging yet inspiring narrative explores universal human concepts of family, child development, teenage delinquency, race, and ancestry in our rapidly evolving world.

Murder is a Long Time Coming

Author: Anthony Masters

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1448207746

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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The Château Letoric is the ancestral home of the highly respected Larche family obsessed with the past, with bitterness, rancour and revenge. Solange is one of France's most poignant Resistance heroines but, badly tortured, now senile, the repository of many dark secrets, she has been confined to a wheel chair since the end of the war. Her husband Henri was accused of collaborating with the Nazis. Their son, Marius, at forty-eight a senior officer in Interpol, has been fighting to clear his father's name. But Marius himself is also vulnerable in St Esprit where his past - a homosexual affair with a farm-worker - rises to plague him. Suddenly the years of tongue-wagging culminate in the first of three fatal tragedies: Henri Larche is murdered. The paralysis of a town trapped in the past is powerfully evoked in this superbly skilful story of a family whose dread secrets hound them to a death which has been forty-five years coming.

A Long Time Coming

Author: Kylie Henry

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 154629600X

Category: Fiction

Page: 276

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Janice has escaped, she finally plucked up the courage to leave him and do something about her sorry excuse for an existence. Make a better life for herself. But has Gregg really let her get away that easily? Or is he just taking his time and making sure things are absolutely perfect..........