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Mercury and Me
by , Tim Wapshott

Language

English

Pages

441

Publication Date

March 03, 2015

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With its new introduction by Jim Hutton’s co-writer Tim Wapshott, only this Kindle-exclusive edition of ’Mercury and Me' is the updated story of rock’s oddest couple. Includes more than 50 colour photographs. The relationship between Freddie Mercury and Jim Hutton evolved over several months in 1984 and 1985. Even when they first slept together Hutton had no idea who Mercury was, and when the star told him his name it meant nothing to him. Hutton worked as a barber at the Savoy Hotel and retained his job and suburban lodgings long after first meeting the rock legend. Hutton finally moved in with Mercury and later also worked as his gardener. Hutton was never fully assimilated into Mercury's jet-setting lifestyle, nor did he want to be, but from 1985 until Mercury's death in 1991 he was closer to him than anyone. He knew all Mercury's closest chums including the other members of Queen, Elton John, David Bowie and Montserrat Caballé. Ever present at the countless Sunday lunch gatherings and opulent parties, in stark contrast Hutton also nursed Mercury through his terminal illness, often held him through the night in his final weeks, and was with him as he died. No one can tell the story of the last few years of Mercury's private life - the ecstasies and the agonies - more accurately or honestly than Jim Hutton.
Bad Girl (Wicked Book 2)
by Piper Lawson

Language

English

Pages

232

Publication Date

October 13, 2018

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<b>Rockstars don't chase college students. </b><br /><br />But Jax Jamieson’s never followed the rules.<br />I wonder why he's here.<br />I wonder what took him so long.<br />I wonder what he's going to do to me when I get off this stage.<br /><br /><b>BAD GIRL is part 2 in the new adult rock star trilogy WICKED! Jax and Haley’s romance begins in Good Girl and concludes in Wicked Girl.</b><br /><br />~<br /><br />“Holy crap. Piper Lawson takes the rock star trope to a whole new level.” -Dawn<br />“One word to describe this series: HOOKED.” -Danielle, Short and Sassy<br />“Hot damn, this series is amazing. Funny, sweet, raw, emotional and freaking hot!” -Debbie<br />“So sweet and completely real.” -Tamanna<br />“I’m an emotional wreck.” -Pam<br />“Oh my goodness this was brilliant. Cannot wait for the finale! Need. It. Now.” -Anna<br />
Legally Wedded: A Marriage of Convenience Romance (Legally in Lov...
by Jennifer Griffith

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English

Pages

419

Publication Date

February 02, 2016

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<h2>Strangers Morgan and Josh are both desperate for college cash. A marriage of convenience could solve their problems—or cause a whole lot more.</h2> <br /><br />Morgan Clark is focused on graduating from Clarendon College as quickly as possible so she can help her younger sister pay her tuition and get the college education she needs. When her financial aid is denied, so is her shot at ever getting out of her horrible job at the café. On roller skates. And her sister getting to go to school? Not going to happen.<br /><br />She meets Josh Hyatt at the mailbox. He’s handsome, but she goes into her usual conversation coma.<br /><br />Josh, meanwhile, is hating college finances too. He can’t scrape together tuition for the semester. The sooner he graduates ,the sooner he can move overseas where his girlfriend is waiting for him.<br /><br />If only his father hadn't cut off the cash because he doesn't think Josh is making the right decisions in his life. <br /><br />When Josh learns that married students qualify for financial aid, all he needs is a wife. And there's Morgan at the mailbox, with her bad waitressing job, graduation dreams, and desperate need for aid too.<br /><br />With his serious girlfriend and her singular goal of helping her sister, a fake marriage should be no problem. Unless their marriage of convenience results in inconveniently falling in love. <br /><br /><b> Can Josh and Morgan weather this financial storm without losing their hearts?</b><br /><br />Set on the beautiful Oregon Coast, this new adult inspirational romance <i>Legally Wedded: A Marriage of Convenience Romance</i> is book 1 in Jennifer Griffith’s Legally in Love series—all standalone clean romances with handsome heroes, determined heroines, legal entanglements, and lots of swoony kisses.<br /><br />The Legally in Love Series<br /><br />1. <b>Legally Wedded</b>: A Marriage of Convenience Romance<br />2. <b>Attractive Nuisance</b>: A Courtroom Mystery Romance<br />3. <b>Mergers & Acquisitions</b>: A Lawyer Romance<br />4. <b>Wills & Trust</b>: A Second Chances Romance<br />5. <b>Asked & Answered</b>: A Second Chances Romance<br />6. <b>Illegally Wedded</b>: A Marriage for Citizenship Romance<br />7. <b>Moot Court</b>: A Students in Love Romance<br />8. <b>First & Last Christmas Date</b>: A Second Chances Romance<br /><br />Each is a standalone clean romance. They can be read in any order.<br /><br /><i>Other Books by Jennifer Griffith</i><br /><br /><b>The Clean Billionaire Beach Club Romances</b><br />13. The Billionaire's Blue Christmas<br />14. The Benched Billionaire<br />15. The Bookish Billionaire<br /><br /><b>The Billionaire Makeover Romances</b><br />1. Setting Up the Billionaire<br />2. Concealed from the Billionaire<br />3. Dodging the Billionaire<br /><br /><b>Teen Queens</b><br />1. Super Daisy<br />2. My 90s Boy Band Boyfriend<br /><br /><b>Other Books by Jennifer Griffith</b><br />Big in Japan<br />Chocolate & Conversation<br />Assumption of the Risk
Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed th...
by Ann Shen

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

September 06, 2016

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Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, <em>Bad Girls Throughout History</em> is a distinctive, worthy tribute.
Sleight of Fantasy (Sasha Urban Series Book 4)
by , Anna Zaires

Language

English

Pages

434

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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My deal with Nero and my growing powers are supposed to keep me and my loved ones safe—yet the unthinkable happens. <br /><br />When lines are crossed and blood is spilled, nothing will ever be the same again.
Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
by Carly Simon

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English

Pages

385

Publication Date

November 24, 2015

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<p>Carly Simon's <i>New York Times</i> bestselling memoir, <i>Boys in the Trees</i>, reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain." She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for her song "Let the River Run" from the movie <i>Working Girl</i>. </p><p>The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon brilliantly captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor.</p>
If You See Kay Bang: A Badge Bunny Booze Humorous Mystery (The Ba...
by Quinn Glasneck

Language

English

Pages

182

Publication Date

September 17, 2018

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<h2><strong>Snarky, inappropriate and irreverent! </strong></h2><p>BJ and Kay are heading to Texas. One of their besties' is having an emergency wedding. </p><p>It's enough to have to worry about the bar while BJ's away but getting to Texas brings its own problems--small spaces with strange passengers, angry flight attendants, and an unauthorized pygmy goat. </p><p>But it's the mega-hot Texan in first-class giving BJ the tingles that causes her the most concern - ruh-roh! </p><p>The celebration is only getting started when things take a turn for the worse. Conner, Kay's brother, is charged with murder. </p><p>Can BJ and Kay come to his rescue in time? </p><p>Join BJ, Kay, and Twinkles as they meet a limber and feisty granny, dance with drag queens, dress in horrible bridesmaids' dresses, and discover a dead body (or two). </p><p><strong>Quinn and Glasneck</strong>, high on the beer fumes from a signing party at a local brewery, decided to take a step away from their usual writing styles to put together a new mystery in the style of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum novels - that is if Stephanie had a younger southern cousin, who ran a bar, and had a thing for police uniforms. </p><p>This is the fifth book in the Badge Bunny Booze Mystery series, but each book is a stand-alone in this series and does not have to be read in order. </p><p><h2><strong>What's a Badge Bunny, you ask? </strong></h2></p><p>It's a person who finds cop uniforms a big turn on and has no problem acting on the temptations. </p><p><h3>Praise for the Badge Bunny Booze series! </h3></p><p> <strong>“I laughed so hard I nearly pee'd myself.”</strong> - Elisa, Top 100 Amazon Reviewer </p><p><strong>“Long live the crazy fun of gal pals BJ and Kay!”</strong> – Molly H. </p><p><strong>“I was almost late for work so I could finish this book!!!”</strong> Michele C. </p><p><strong>“I truly love this book series! It starts you off laughing out loud and ends exactly the same way.”</strong> – Laura D. </p><p><strong>“Never a dull moment when BJ and Co. are around!” </strong> - Mbgirl63 </p><p><strong>PS:</strong> We hope you like the bawdy, irreverent humor in our book series. People who read Janet Evanovich, Stephanie Evanovich, Margaret Lashley, Jana DeLeon, Stephanie Bond, Lilliana Hart, Chelsea Field, Gina LaManna, Tara Sivec, Charlotte Hughes, and Penelope Bloom have loved our contemporary comedy. </p><p><strong>Come for a cop, stay for the friendship!<strong></p><p><h3><strong>Scroll up and grab your copy now!</h3></strong></p>
The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition: A Year in the L...
by Nikki Sixx

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English

Pages

512

Publication Date

September 18, 2007

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In honor of the ten-year anniversary of<i> The Heroin Diaries</i>, Nikki Sixx’s definitive and bestselling memoir on drug addiction is reissued with exclusive new content. This shocking, gripping, and at times darkly hilarious memoir explores Nikki’s yearlong war with a vicious heroin addiction. Now more than ever, with opioid addiction ravaging our country and rising by twenty percent in the past year alone, Nikki’s story of both his descent into drug-addled decay and subsequent recovery and transition into a rehabilitation advocate are now more relevant than ever.<BR><BR>When Mötley Crüe was at the height of its fame, there wasn’t any drug Nikki Sixx wouldn’t do. He spent days—sometimes alone, sometimes with other addicts, friends, and lovers—in a coke- and heroin-fueled daze.<BR> <BR>The highs were high, and Nikki’s journal entries reveal some euphoria and joy. But the lows were lower, often ending with Nikki in his closet, surrounded by drug paraphernalia and wrapped in paranoid delusions.<BR> <BR>Here, Nikki shares the diary entries—some poetic, some scatterbrained, some bizarre—of those dark times. Joining him are Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Slash, Rick Nielsen, Bob Rock, and a host of ex-managers, ex-lovers, and more.<BR> <BR>Brutally honest, utterly riveting, and surprisingly moving,<i> The Heroin Diaries </i>follows Nikki during the year he plunged to rock bottom—and his courageous decision to pick himself up and start living again.
Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic
by Mark Blake

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English

Pages

225

Publication Date

September 12, 2016

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Freddie Mercury was rock’s most dazzling showman, a legendary entertainer who in 1991, at the age of just forty-five, became the first major music star to die of AIDS. Mercury’s soaring four-octave voice was a defining element in Queen’s unique sound, crucial to the success of the band’s fifteen studio albums, from Queen (1973) to Made in Heaven (1995). He was also a supremely talented songwriter and musician who wrote many of the band’s greatest hits, including ‘Killer Queen’, ‘We Are the Champions’ and their biggest triumph, the epic anthem ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. As a solo artist he released two acclaimed albums: Mr. Bad Guy in 1985 and the operatic 'Barcelona' with Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé in 1988.<br /><br />Mercury’s extraordinary charisma was perhaps best seen in his imperious live performances, in which he’d hold vast stadium crowds to rapturous attention. His outrageous theatrics, physicality and over-the-top costumes led one commentator to describe him as ‘a performer out to tease, shock, and ultimately charm his audience with various extravagant versions of himself’. He pushed the limits of camp in everything he did. His extreme behaviour, in a society in which being gay was only starting to be accepted, just added to Freddie Mercury’s allure.<br /><br />With expert understanding, Mark Blake traces Mercury’s life from his childhood in Zanzibar and India to his untimely death, and charts his astonishing achievements including in Queen’s world-conquering performance at Live Aid in 1985.<br /><br />In the year that marks what would have been his seventieth birthday, <b>Freddie Mercury: A Life</b> celebrates a remarkable life, lived to the fullest. Featuring revealing interviews with fellow musicians, producers and collaborators, and a detailed discography and timeline, this is a memorable tribute to a unique recording artist and an irreplaceable performer who rocked the world.
Rapture: A Novel
by N. N. Britt

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English

Pages

402

Publication Date

March 14, 2019

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<p><em><strong>She is a grieving mother. He is a spoiled rock idol. The only thing they have in common is a flashy tabloid headline. Or so they think.</strong></em><br /></p><p>Running away from her tragedies and the demise of her marriage, Hazel Alexander retreats to a friend’s Lake Tahoe cabin with big plans to drown her memories in bottles of wine. Being dragged into someone else’s messy, high-profile divorce is not what she needs.<br /></p><p>Especially if that someone else is Justice Cross, the frontman of the popular rock band The Deviant.<br /></p><p>Born into a family of rock royalty, Justice lives his life fast and easy. When he comes across Hazel while at a local bar, his gallant attempt to get her home safely takes a complicated turn.<br /></p><p>A PR nightmare forcing Justice and Hazel to spend time together triggers unexpected and intense feelings between the two.<br /></p><p><em><strong>With the constant attention of fans, haters, and press, now it’s up to Hazel and Justice whether they want to fight for their relationship or end it once and for all.</strong></em></p><p><br /></p>

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