Especially for you, Fiona tells us about the special inspiration behind the stories and what they mean to her: Season's Greetings Receiving the annual round robin from friends is a Christmas tradition I devour with the same indulgent pleasure as the green triangles in the Quality Street box. Season's Greetings tells Holly's story through a decade of Christmas letters. The Nativity Scene I'm now proud to count myself among the ranks of tear-stained parents who hold camera phones wonkily aloft at the school nativity play each year. In The Nativity Scene , the under 9s in home-made wings are not the only ones for whom the day could spell high drama. Dine Out On It When I was moving house a lot in the nineties and noughties, I clung onto spare front door keys as a keepsake. Dine Out On It came from seeing the clutch of Yales swinging on a hook at the back of a cupboard, and wondering what would happen if I ever tried them out again. Elizabeth Elizabeth was written for a Sunday newspaper at a time my heart regularly came unglued when falling in love without a safety net. I loved the idea of a complete reinvention, and the secret hope that somebody would one day find my leopard's spots beneath the whitewash. Freudian Slips This story was inspired by something a friend of mine did, and the image of lipstick on cricket whites was so heavenly, I just had to write Freudian Slips . . . Plus bonus content! This collection contains the first three chapters from Fiona's bestselling novel The Summer Wedding .
Strangers When We Meet by Merline Lovelace It was the voice Major Larissa Petrovna had heard the night of the tragic fire that ravaged her life. As she performs her duties as head of Russia's nuclear inspection team, Larissa desperately tries to discover the voice's source. All the while she must battle her attraction to the irrepressible pilot assigned as her escort. Omega Agent Dodge Hamilton finds the icy beauty fascinating but entirely resistible. As a killer targets Larissa once again, blazing passion melts their mutual suspicion and professional reserve, unearthing feelings Dodge has never known. Desert Knights (featuring 2 stories) Bodyguard Sheikh by Linda Conrad Expert marksman Morgan Bell has agreed to one last assignment, never expecting to find sexy Sheikh Karin Kadir heating up the cold desert nights. It leaves her longing for more than just his protection. Sheikh's Captiveby Loreth Anne White Kathleen Flaherty's desert search for her sister leads her into captivity by terrorist, Sayeed Ali. Working undercover for the FBI, he never counted on discovering love in a land as wild as his captive's heart. Will he be able to save her and her sister in time?
BradyGames' "Kingdom Hearts II" "Official Strategy Guide" includes the following: Walkthrough & Area Maps: This Signature Series guide includes complete coverage of every world in the game. Includes subtle hints for area-specific objectives, detailed strategies and tips, and illustrated maps packed with callouts Gummi Ship Foldout: Two-sided foldout contains expert tactics to decisively win each Gummi Ship battle, plus cool artwork of the heroes in their alternate costumes Expert Boss Tactics: Game-tested strategies and tips to deveat the game's evil minions. These proven techniques and tips will ensure a quick and painful demise for every boss Bestiary: A comprehensive analysis of each enemy in the game, including their strengths, weaknesses, and attacks. Gummi Garage: Construct a top-notch Gummi Ship with an all-inclusive list of blueprints and various blocks. Every Mini-Game Revealed: Master each mini-game with uncanny efficiency. Try to beat the times set by the BradyGames editors Plus much more: A comprehensive list of items, magic spells and summons -- it's all here Platform: PlayStation 2 Genre: Role-Playing Game This product is available for sale in North America only.
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