By ed. by Robert Asprin
By Natalie Roberts
By Laura Levine
Whilst writer-for-hire Jaine Austen symptoms directly to script vows for the last word Bridezilla, "I do's" quickly turn into "I want I hadn't's"--and curtains for the bride spell a veil of woes for Jaine... Jaine's authorised her proportion of lame gigs to pay the debts, yet rewriting Shakespeare's received to be an rock bottom. The fiasco starts with a decision from Jaine's high-school nemesis, uber wealthy uber witch Patti Devane. it kind of feels Patti will quickly be sashaying down the aisle with one other former classmate from Hermosa excessive, and she'd just like the trade of vows to awaken Romeo and Juliet...except with out the "downer" of an finishing. Even worse than the project itself is facing Patti as a shopper. not less than Jaine's now not on my own, as not anyone can stand the difficult, spoiled, and highly impolite Bridezilla from Hell. Patti's controlled to rack up an amazingly lengthy checklist of enemies very quickly, no longer the least of whom comprise her potential better half's mother, the soon-to-be ex-wife of Patti's stolen soon-to-be groom, and with reference to all people all for the marriage arrangements. So it is not a whole shock whilst the erstwhile Juliet plunges to her dying in the course of her balcony scene. The loosened bolts that introduced down the bride have been basically an act of sabotage--what's now not so noticeable is whom, between Patti's a number of haters, dedicated this homicide so much foul. was once it the caterer she threatened to spoil? The bridesmaid tossed out of the marriage get together for being too obese? Jaine's decided to profit the truth--if basically to finish the hideous stroll down reminiscence lane kicked off via her organization with Patti. among heading off advances from the nerd of her highschool nightmares and understanding how one can cease Prozac the cat from corrupting the victim's puppy Poodle, Jaine's involvement accordingly retains veering among comedy and tragedy. that's, till one other physique is discovered--and the killer starts off laying plot for a last act--starring Jaine...
By Sue Henry
Up north, the summers are short -- and iciness, like dying, is chilly and lengthy . . .
getting better from knee surgical procedure that would reason her to overlook the impending dogsled racing season, champion ''musher'' Jessie Arnold feels empty and bored -- so she grabs a chance to fill her days manning the Iditarod sales space on the Alaska country reasonable. yet homicide turns into an appeal the following to boot -- a particularly brutal one -- while the corpse of a small-time hoodlum slain by means of a double-blade awl blow to the cranium turns up at the fairgrounds. Jessie should not become involved, having already visible an excessive amount of violent dying in her lifetime. yet unusual connections are linking the killing with a kid's kidnapping . . . and with the surprising disappearance of her personal cherished lead sled puppy. quickly associates previous and new may be pulled in in addition while the unthinkable happens: Jessie herself vanishes with no hint.
By Robert E L Masters; Jean Houston
Here's the foremost guide booklet to the brain games...exercises of schooling, ecstasy, leisure, self-exploration, strong video games of progress. Masters and Houston, either human-potentials researchers of substantial adventure and the authors of the 'Varieties of Psychedelic Experience,' describe and educate the reader-player within the psychological workouts they've got constructed scientifically to change, discover, and control human recognition. virtually someone can play. The fabricated from the authors' huge researches at NY's origin for brain examine, the brain video games' message is hopeful: that the powers of the man or woman are adequate to house the issues that confront us; that guy isn't whatever that needs to be passed, yet anything but to be discovered. brain video games is a yoga for the West...one that pulls at the findings of up to date mental, psychiatric, and different investigations of awareness and latent capacities and their effective functions. There aren't any drug-induced practices involved...Mind video games can educate somebody to exploit what the authors name the 'mind-brain method' extra successfully; the video games can increase sensory conception, amplify or speed up psychological techniques, and retrieve forgotten or inhibited colleges
By Chris Rogers
Houston bounty hunter Dixie Flannigan is a legend within the jails and courtrooms for her blend of brains, crafty, and macho kind. yet she's approximately to benefit that there are limits to even her longevity. Parker Dann, accused of killing a baby in a drunk-driving coincidence is a bail jumper. Dixie tracks him to North Dakota and has him cuffed and in her vehicle whilst a snow fall hits. it is going to take every little thing Dixie has in her to get them again to Texas in a single piece.
By Dennis J. Brand
By Susan Dunlap
Meanwhile, Darcy’s siblings are pressuring her to make one final all-or-nothing look for Mike, their lacking brother. As her dating with Guthrie deepens, Darcy is struck via the similarities among him and her brother. just like the gap created by way of her brother’s absence, Guthrie’s earlier is riddled with unanswered questions. simply as she starts to imagine they’re getting someplace, the previous catches up with them. Time is operating out on either one of her searches, and all of her connections within the police division are unexpectedly shutting her out, leaving her to determine the truth.
Her determined quest leads her to the canyons of la, a stunt ranch within the barren region, and eventually to a frightening discovery in San Francisco.
By Nancy Martin
Down-to-earth debutante Nora Blackbird is having a meltdown. A famous Philly philanthropist has taken a swan dive from an workplace balcony—and Nora’s pal Lexie stands accused of the homicide. Then her scheming mom and dad reappear, sending all 3 Blackbird sisters right into a panic. Now Nora needs to discover her mom and dad’ scandalous excessive jinks—before she lands up taking the warmth…
By Jo Dereske
Eventually, building starts on a brand new library for Bellehaven, a present of Franklin Harrington, scion of outdated Bellehaven funds, and one of many in the community recognized Harrington triplets. but if a freak storm from snow hits, Bellehaven is dropped at its knees. now not so pass over Helma Zukas who's at her submit, shelling out library info, overseeing wayward staff, and soothing a busload of stranded gamblers. unexpectedly, an explosion rocks the snowy day, destroying the library web site, killing the benefactor and a penny–pinching urban finance czar. The snow melts yet no longer difficulty. Shockingly, Ms. Moon thrusts the recent library undertaking onto Helma. And Helma quickly discovers why, uncovering secrets and techniques and shady dealings from begin to end – secrets and techniques within the library, within the urban, and within the Harrington kinfolk – secrets and techniques worthy killing for.