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Daisy S Gift

Author : Claire Guest
ISBN : 9780753552018
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Claire Guest was walking her dogs when Daisy, a fox red Labrador, nudged her breast insistently and stared up into her face with her big brown eyes. Sensing something was wrong, Claire visited her GP and soon found out she had a very deep – and difficult to diagnose – form of breast cancer. Daisy had saved her life, simply by smelling her cancer. With her scientific background and deep love of dogs, Claire intuited that Daisy and her canine pals could save many more lives, and set up the charity Medical Detection Dogs. Though faced with many challenges, Claire and her dogs have proven to be a remarkable asset to cancer detection, and have changed the lives of many seriously ill people and their families. This is the story of how our relationship with dogs can unleash life-saving talents, changing not only the medical world, but our own lives too.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jane S Gift

Author : Abby Gaines
ISBN : 9781460312735
Genre : Fiction
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Fresh starts don't come easy No one understands that more than Jane Slater—as in the notorious Slaters of Pinyon Ridge, Colorado. She's carved out a good life far from the town where few forgive and nobody forgets, and isn't interested in going back. Until her best friend's dying wish that she care for her family gives Jane no choice. Sweet little Daisy and her daddy, Kyle Everson, need Jane's help. As mayor, Kyle's all about perfection, so Jane knows the last thing he wants is her interference…especially if he were to discover everything she's hiding. Figure in that pesky flare of attraction between them, and it's obvious that sticking around is a big risk. Because the harder Jane works to fix Kyle's family, the more she wants to be a part of it….
Category: Fiction

Leisure And Pleasure

Author : Caroline Daley
ISBN : 9781869405045
Genre : History
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This engaging book explores an unexpected aspect of New Zealand social history: the modern body at leisure. Leisure and Pleasure begins by tracing the only New Zealand tour of Eugen Sandow, the most famous strongman of his age. Sandow's body delighted his audiences and inspired many to reshape and then reveal their toned torsos. His rich New Zealand legacy is examined as Daley takes us through the gyms of the early twentieth century, the rise of beauty contests, the new crazes of swimming and sunbathing, the advent of organised nudism and the display of young bodies in parks and playgrounds. While many advocated bodily improvement for the sake of the nation's well being, Daley shows that not everyone was motivated by such civic desires. The pleasure gained from looking and being looked at, from having fun in the surf and sand or on the swings and roundabouts, is an understudied aspect of our past. In uncovering it Daley argues for the need to broaden our conception of New Zealand history, and to move away from the common assumption that our geographical boundaries contain a unique national story. The leisure and pleasure lives of modern New Zealanders were intimately connected with global developments, whether this meant watching an international strongman perform in his leopard-skin knickers or looking to the Hitler Youth Movement for inspiration.
Category: History

Mistress To A Millionaire

Author : Helen Brooks
ISBN : 1459202880
Genre : Fiction
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When a sexy Italian tycoon offered Daisy Summers a job as live-in nanny, her first instinct was to refuse. How could she share a secluded villa with Slade Eastwood without becoming involved—intimate—with him? Only, Slade wouldn't take no for an answer. His power and wealth bought him most things—except a mother for his young son. Slade wanted Daisy. Her sweetness would make her the perfect nanny for little Francesco; her sultry innocence would make her the perfect mistress for himself!
Category: Fiction

The Wind In His Fists

Author : Dorien Miles
ISBN : 9780595231034
Genre : Fiction
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The wind in his fists Jonathan hunter searches through loss and war for his sister and his faith, and is surprised by love. There was a real Jonathan. Since all except the basic story of his life has been obscured by time, this is a novel and not a biography.
Category: Fiction

A Liverpool Lullaby

Author : Anne Baker
ISBN : 9780755382385
Genre : Fiction
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The shocking truth of her parentage causes a young woman's future to be thrown into disarray... Anne Baker's gripping saga, A Liverpool Lullaby, follows a young girl's search for happiness, and for a sense of belonging. Perfect for fans of Lyn Andrews and Sheila Newberry. 'It is a truly compelling and sentimental story and rich in language and descriptive prose' - Newcastle-upon-Tyne Evening Chronicle Young and pretty Evie Hobson spends her days serving behind the counter at her father's Chemist shop. Joseph Hobson is a bullying man and Evie isn't the only one who lives in fear of her father's violent temper. Then one day a bedraggled woman enters the shop and dies on the premises. Evie is shocked to discover she was in fact her mother, whom she had been told was dead. Why had her father lied to her? What secret was he trying to keep? One thing's for sure, Evie can't take much more from him and when she catches the eye of local lad Ned Collins they plan to run away to begin a new life together. But even when she has escaped and has started a family with Ned, Evie has a long way to go before her happiness is secured... What readers are saying about A Liverpool Lullaby: 'Another brilliant read, Anne Baker never fails to deliver... whenever I read one of her books I am gripped from beginning to end' 'Very good - didn't want to put the book down'
Category: Fiction

Daisy S Wars

Author : Meg Henderson
ISBN : 9780857901941
Genre : Fiction
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This novel has it all - humour amid the sadness, bravery, hope, love and the tragedy of young lives lived and lost during World War II' - Aberdeen Press & Journal 'The author of "Second Sight", Meg Henderson is one of Scotland's bestselling novelists and here she presents us with another hugely absorbing story' - Cork Evening Echo 'Henderson's evocation of women's wartime experiences is compelling' - Glasgow Herald 'Keep the hankies nearby for this truly beautiful, bittersweet story of love, loss and an indomitable woman who refuses to be broken' - Scottish Daily Record Growing up in a family whose only interest is her older sister, a precociously talented singer, Daisy learns early on how to cope with disappointment and rejection. Strikingly attractive, Daisy is determined to break free and live life on her own terms. Then a despicable act of violence gives her no choice but to leave home. The WAAFs want recruits and Daisy, full of anticipation and trepidation, signs up. Now she can be the person she's always wanted to be - but who exactly is that? Through the dangers of the war, the raids, the heightened camaraderie, the emotional tension, Daisy comes to realise that she need not put up a front as a good-time girl or an ice-queen. But by then, it's too late for the one pilot who almost broke through her reserve...
Category: Fiction


Author : Andrea J. Buchanan
ISBN : 9781453219614
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Daisy has an electrifying secret that could save her life—or kill her High school sophomore Daisy Jones is just trying to get by unnoticed. It doesn’t help that she’s the new girl at school, lives in a trailer park, and doesn’t even own a cell phone. But there’s a good reason for all that: Daisy has a secret, unpredictable power—one only her best friend, Danielle, knows about. Despite her “gift” (or is it a curse?), Daisy’s doing a good job of fitting in, and a gorgeous senior named Kevin even seems interested in her! But when Daisy tries to help Vivi, a mysterious classmate in a crisis, she soon discovers that her new friend has a secret of her own. Now Daisy and her friends must deal with chilling dreams and messages from the beyond. Can Daisy channel the power she’s always tried to hide, before it’s too late? Extra features include:• A short graphic novel telling Vivi’s story• Danielle’s journal, revealing her deepest thoughts • Lyrics and video links for Kevin's music (songs composed by Fredrik Larsson, otherwise known as YouTube sensation FreddeGredde)
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Daisy S Birthday Party

Author : Ruth Lerner Perle
ISBN : 1563261006
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Minnie hopes that the present she picks out for her friend Daisy will make her birthday very special.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Daisy S Dreams

Author : Mary & Melissa Lemke
ISBN : 9781490843063
Genre : Fiction
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Daisy Hunter and Abigail Browning are two best friends who have enjoyed the everyday challenges and delights of living in rural Fairfield, New Hampshire. But in the spring of 1856, they feel as though all things familiar are crumbling beneath them. Throughout the coming year, many incidents will try their faith and threaten to hamper their joy. Together, they must continually rediscover their sustenance and hope, all the while resisting the temptation to surrender to defeat. Interwoven within the two girls' lives is a cast of characters as varied as the New England seasons. Excitement mounts for the entire town when a new minister joins the close-knit community, while intrigue is piqued when a mysterious, colorful woman appears, carrying untold secrets from the past. With autumn comes the abundance of the apple harvest, while winter's burden bears heavy on many. Will Abby's and Daisy's faith be strengthened, or will it simply crumble amidst the challenges? Will they finally be able to declare with certainty that they have delighted in the Lord and obtained their hearts' desires?
Category: Fiction