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The Woman In Blue

Author : Elly Griffiths
ISBN : 9780544419322
Genre : Fiction
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“Ruth Galloway is a captivating amateur sleuth — an inspired creation.” — Louise Penny “Readers will look forward to learning more about [Ruth Galloway].” — USA Today “Ruth is a terrific character: unglamorous, smart, down-to-earth and completely believable.” — San Jose Mercury News Known as England’s Nazareth, the medieval town of Little Walsingham is famous for religious apparitions. So when Ruth Galloway’s druid friend Cathbad sees a woman in a white dress and a dark blue cloak standing alone in the local cemetery one night, he takes her as a vision of the Virgin Mary. But then a woman wrapped in blue cloth is found dead the next day, and Ruth’s old friend Hilary, an Anglican priest, receives a series of hateful, threatening letters. Could these crimes be connected? When one of Hilary’s fellow female priests is murdered just before Little Walsingham’s annual Good Friday Passion Play, Ruth, Cathbad, and DCI Harry Nelson must team up to find the killer before he strikes again. “An uncommon, down-to-earth heroine whose acute insight, wry humor, and depth of feeling make her a thoroughly engaging companion.” — Erin Hart
Category: Fiction

The Woman In The Blue Cloak

Author : Deon Meyer
ISBN : 9781529309256
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Thirteen Hours - A Sunday Times '100 best crime novels and thrillers since 1945' pick The Woman in the Blue Cloak is a brilliant novella which will thrill and entertain fans of Deon Meyer's much-loved detective Benny Griessel. Benny Griessel is a cop on a mission: he plans to ask Alexa Bernard to marry him. That means he needs to buy an engagement ring - and that means he needs a loan. So Benny has a lot on his mind when he is called to a top-priority murder case. A woman's body is discovered, naked and washed in bleach, draped on a wall beside a picturesque road above Cape Town. The identity of the victim is a mystery, as is the reason for her killing. Gradually, Benny and his colleague Vaughn Cupido begin to work out the roots of the story, which reach as far away as England and Holland... and as far back as the seventeenth century.
Category: Fiction

The Women In Blue Helmets

Author : Lesley J. Pruitt
ISBN : 9780520290617
Genre : Social Science
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The Women in Blue Helmets tells the story of the first all-female police unit deployed by India to the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia in January 2007. Lesley J. Pruitt investigates how the unit was originated, developed, and implemented, offering an important historical record of this unique initiative. Examining precedents in policing in the troop-contributing country and recent developments in policing in the host country, the book offers contextually rich examination of all-female units, explores the potential benefits of and challenges to women’s participation in peacekeeping, and illuminates broader questions about the relationship between gender, peace, and security.
Category: Social Science

Lady In Blue

Author : Mary Sophia Allen
ISBN : UCAL:$B19742
Genre : Policewomen
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Category: Policewomen

The Woman In White Marble

Author : Dale Rominger
ISBN : 9781491742808
Genre : Fiction
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Drake Ramsey is a Californian news reporter who wants to write the great American science fiction novel. Dumped by his girlfriend, Drake finds himself with nothing to lose, and he searches online for a secluded place to work. Alone in a dreary English coastal town, consumed by boredom and loneliness, he is lured up the road to the Skinburness Hotel, where he finds inspiration in a beer and the atmosphere. Drake senses this is the place to harness his creative genius, without any idea of what awaits him in the near future. After a few visits, Drake is befriended by the hotel manager—just as a staff member is found mysteriously dead. Drake, ever the streetwise reporter, senses a story and begins to investigate. The last person to have seen the dead man alive is Zuri Manyika, a stunningly beautiful hotel guest. Now Drake must determine whether Zuri was involved, all the while wrestling with his undeniable attraction to her. Unfortunately, this is not the first death in the hotel—nor will it be the last—unless Drake finds a way to stop a killer on a quest for revenge. In this eerie tale, an American news reporter suddenly immersed in a suspicious death investigation in a remote corner of England is about to discover that every mystery comes with an unexpected twist.
Category: Fiction

Blue Bear Woman

Author : Virginia Bordeleau
ISBN : 1771336811
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Blue Bear Woman or Ourse bleueis the first novel in Quebec written by an Indigenous woman. The story of a young Cree woman's search for her roots and identity, this is also the author's debut novel, originally published in 2007, and it will be her second book to be published in English. The novel has been described as a "texte de resistance", showing contemporary Indigenous life and the impact on the Cree of the building of the Eastmain dam in northern Quebec, posited as "virgin" territory, yet which has actually been part of the Cree traditional territory since time immemorial. In search of her roots, Victoria takes a trip to the country of her Cree ancestors with her companion, Daniel. It is a long journey to the north along the shores of James Bay. Colours, smells, and majestic landscapes arouse memories that soon devolve into strange and hauntings dreams at night. In bits and pieces, uncles, aunties, and cousins arrive to tell the story of Victoria's family and bring with them images of her childhood that are tinged both with joy and sadness. Guided by her totem, the Blue Bear, she returns home to make peace with her soul, as well as release the soul of her great-uncle, a hunter who has been missing in the forest for over twenty years.
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Blue Corn Woman

Author : Sage Sweetwater
ISBN : 9781467098601
Genre : Fiction
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BLUE CORN WOMAN is a lesbian novel that cries for the blind raven, a story of handicap, abandonment, and revival. BLUE CORN WOMAN animates the desert lesbians in the rugged Superstition Mountains of Arizona where the character of Blue Corn Woman operates her trading post to feed her and her two wolf-dogs, Peyote Two Buttons and Kachina Four Corners. Played out in a seductive game of Desert Monopoly with life-size tokens of affection, Blue Corn Woman must pay attention to their contents to understand her journey. She has a one-night stand with a mysterious Latino woman named Valentina Harmony posing as a sassy cowgirl. Valentina rides off at sunset with her secrets tucked under her saddle. It spurs Blue Corn Woman to search for Ms. Harmony. Blue Corn Woman adopts a half-breed Navajo/Mexican orphan boy with fetal alcohol syndrome after she heals him from being lashed by the local gang. BLUE CORN WOMAN is carved feminist/lesbian spirituality, a Kachina doll symbolizing two women who choose to share one blanket through life on a journey of reviving a pottery hermitage started in the 1960s by Ms. Harmony's grandmother, a homeless gyspy woman. Women have begun showing up to work the clay. The retirement-age group of women can't live on their social security benefits, so they are looking for ways to supplement their income. At Mother Clay, her earning power depends on her mood. Nothing is regimented and there are no time clocks to punch. The clay days are based on the old calendar.
Category: Fiction

Black Woman Blue

Author : Jacqueline Akins
ISBN : 9780595347605
Genre : Fiction
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Black Woman Blue is story telling at its southern best! Author Jacqueline Akins explores the joys of friendship while examining the painstaking truth behind deceit; When evil rears it's ugly head, the reader is rescued and bosomed in a reward of self-discovery, patience and faithfulness. As I pulled into the driveway of the place I knew was ours, I tried to remember when things started to go wrong for us. I never wanted a big house, just a nice place to lay my head in peace. I just wanted to have a comfortable place to be, when I was tired of being everywhere else. I know this is the right place because the numbers on the house say one thousand two. Everybody say the truth suppose to set you free and I can use a taste of freedom right now. So hear me when I say to you, "this is our house, but it's a long way from being home!" How I wish I could step out of this car and go inside and leave Wesley out here in the car to sleep off his drunk. I can't. I can't cause I hear my daddy saying, 'I told you so.' And I hear my mama words echoing in my ear, 'you ain't got to go if you don't want to, but if you go, be woman enough to stay.' -From the short story "Home Goings"
Category: Fiction

Wrath Of The Blue Lady

Author : Mel Odom
ISBN : 9780786956401
Genre : Fiction
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Best-selling author Mel Odom returns to the world of Forgotten Realms® with high-seas adventure! A treasure hunter discovers a sunken ship beneath the Sea of Fallen Stars . . . and the dark sorceress who sank it. Allying with the vilest monsters of Faerûn, she seeks to expand her empire beneath the waves and overcome the surface. The Wilds series feature adventures set in iconic Dungeons & Dragons® settings. Magically distorted landscapes, jungle islands teeming with reptilian monsters, wide frontiers touched by another plane, or deep under the surface of the sea–adventure is waiting.
Category: Fiction

Blue Collar Women At Work With Men

Author : Jeanie Ahearn Greene
ISBN : 0275977366
Genre : Social Science
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Through interviews and original research, highlights the experiences and challenges of women working in traditionally male blue-collar jobs.
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Lady In Blue

Author : Lynn Kerstan
ISBN : 9781611943955
Genre : Fiction
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He treasures her innocence. He will woo her like a lover. But she will be his mistress, bought and well-paid. Bryn, the Earl of Caradoc, uses his wit and arrogance to hide memories of the whispers surrounding his father's painful, lingering, and scandalous death from a rake's disease. He longs to meet the woman he can love for the rest of his life, but she has not yet crossed his path. Determined to shield himself from his father's fate, he chooses virgins as his mistresses, rewarding them with handsome sums. Clare Easton, the orphaned daughter of a vicar, has two young brothers to raise and very few choices. Indeed, to provide them a good education, she has only herself to sell. Strong-willed, smart, and adaptable, she survived a sadistic stepmother and has the scars to prove it. For a good cause, she is strong enough to weather the loss of her reputation in the embrace of a handsome aristocrat. And yet . . . neither Clare nor Bryn is prepared for the sparks of desire or the passionate battle of wills that engulf them from the moment they meet. Determined to make her his willing lover, he spends days unlocking the doors between them--but finds himself losing ground as she advances inside his secret vaults as well. For Bryn, whose world is shuttered in narrow hues, Hell itself is falling in love with a commoner who refuses to stay with him when their contract ends. He is determined to keep Clare in his life, but he cannot put her at risk when he becomes the target of a killer. Nor can she bring herself to abandon the man she has come to love, whatever the danger to herself.
Category: Fiction

The Woman In The Fifth

Author : Douglas Kennedy
ISBN : 9781407009605
Genre : Fiction
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Harry Ricks is a man who has lost everything. A romantic mistake at the small American college where he used to teach has cost him his job and his marriage. And when the ensuing scandal threatens to completely destroy him, he flees to Paris. He arrives in the French captial in the bleak midwinter, and ends up having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger, walks into his life. But their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events, and soon Harry finds himself in a nightmare from which there is no easy escape.
Category: Fiction

Pink Chablis And The Lady In Blue

Author : Ellen O'Brien
ISBN : 9781304037343
Genre : Religion
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PINK CHABLIS and the Lady in Blue, a book written by Ellen O'Brien. In the year 1960, the Pope was to reveal the 3rd secret of Fatima but he refused to do so. A dark agenda began to emerge. The decade as it unfolded became known as the turbulent 1960s; spawned by a tiny group of Luciferians. Sarah ran away from an abusive father and spiraled down into a dark world of drugs and alcohol. Her search for utopia was met with the fist of death. Through Divine intervention she survived. Later she married and moved to a small town in California's wine country. The dark intriques of the past dogged her every step. They would shake her world, and change her life forever.
Category: Religion

Hilda Aiaia

Author : Paul Kater
ISBN : 9781471754630
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Code 211 Blue

Author : Joseph D. McNamara
ISBN : 9781469176512
Genre : Fiction
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No one knows the real world of modern day cops like Joseph D. McNamara. In his new novel, this former beat cop and big-city police chief takes you inside the maelstrom that America's front line foot soldiers face everyday--from the street snitches to the thugs in City Hall, from the deals that get cut to the danger that never lets you go. . . . Kevin McKay is a hometown boy who grew up to be a cop. Now he's out of the fire and into the heat--transferred from narcotics to a serial rape case that is turning into murder. But while McKay scours San Francisco from the Tenderloin to Chinatown for a perp known only as Ski Mask, a web of betrayal is being spun by the most dangerous enemies a cop can ever have--the ones who carry a badge. Trusting no one--not his bosses, not the rich lady he's falling in love with--McKay is fighting back against a death trap with his wits, his courage, and his honor . . . on streets stained forever with blood.
Category: Fiction

The Woman With The Blue Star

Author : Pam Jenoff
ISBN : 9781488073915
Genre : Fiction
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Coming soon! The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff will be available May 04, 2021.
Category: Fiction

Beyond The Blue

Author : Leslie Gould
ISBN : 9780307551382
Genre : Fiction
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Two Worlds. Two Women. One Love. In 1975, an American girl named Genevieve loses her mother when a plane full of orphans crashes in war-ravaged Vietnam. Miles away in the countryside, seven-year-old Lan, a Vietnamese girl, is forced out of her family home by her own brother who has joined the Viet Cong. Worlds apart, these two girls come into womanhood struggling to recover a sense of family–until their journeys suddenly converge. Lan has grown up in the harsh realities of post-war Vietnam, but she yearns for a better life for her children. Meanwhile, Genevieve marries and, faced with infertility, decides to adopt a child from the country her own mother loved so deeply. But the uncertainty and risk of international adoption threatens to overwhelm both women before their hearts and their families can be healed. Beyond the Blue is the story of enormous losses, unthinkable choices, and the transforming power of God's love for the children of the world.
Category: Fiction

Blue

Author : Melanie D. Budiarto
ISBN : 9781425735739
Genre : Fiction
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Have you ever wondered what might happen if several countries sent all their nuclear bombs at one time? This story takes you past that and shows that man's instincts to survive can prevail. Blue discovers an orb that gives the holder the power to teleport from place to place, that they use to explore pieces of our shattered Earth. Volcano eruptions, a tsunami, bitter cold and evil men can't stop them. Then they meet Misha, a dragon who once inhabited deep Earth, and fled to the Golden Planet before the great destruction. Come share the adventure's passion and excitement. Nominated for the "2008 Pluto Award" from Yellow 30 scifi.
Category: Fiction

Blue Pencils Hidden Hands

Author : Sharon M. Harris
ISBN : 1555536131
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This collection of original critical essays explores how women periodical editors in the long 19th century redefined women's identities and roles, and influenced public opinion about such issues as abolition and woman suffrage.
Category: Biography & Autobiography