The Heart of Gold is a gripping romance thriller that explores not only the dangerous territory of love and marriage, but also the changing culture of modern Indian city life. Mukesh and Nithya are caught between time-honored traditions and the new, fast-paced global lifestyle. Mukesh, a successful business man on a steady rise in the corporate world, is hesitant when his mother urges him to find a wife.
Only a woman can find the true meaning of life. In this thoughtful and illuminating collection of essays, author Hemalatha Gnanasekar recalls the most consequential experiences of her life as a woman in India. These 16 thought-provoking essays are drawn directly from her own life, but their universal themes will inspire people of all backgrounds to find the deeper meaning in their lives as well. A chance meeting with a former teacher helped her understand that wrinkles and weight gain are a natural part of life.
Life is never a straight line. Priya is a typical modern-day woman in India. Independent and full of life, she spends her days at her job working hard to secure a better life for herself. She also has a close connection with her mother, who dotes on her daughter endlessly. But her work life and home life collide on one disastrous day. When Priya becomes a victim of sexual abuse in the workplace, she hides in fear and humiliation only to realize that she’s pregnant. Devastated and wishing to run away from the shame, she seeks refuge in her mother who in return can’t bear the news and dies of a heart attack.
As a floral whisperer with years of experience, I have a few tips up my sleeves that will prolong the life of those precious blooms. With a few easy tips and tricks, you can keep your home filled with beautiful, fresh flowers that will last way longer than your usual bunch. Of course, some flowers are naturally inclined to live a little bit longer than others, and it’s helpful to know which varieties of flowers can naturally stay colorful and lively for weeks after being cut.
Eagles have not ceased to amaze humanity from generation to generation, leaving behind awesome stunt of royal peculiarity. There are over sixty species of eagles in various continents of the world and each has some degrees of excellence as traits demonstrated with gracious acumen. All Eagles’ are hunters and they do so with accuracies. You are an eagle with great prowess and excellent attributes capable of reaching far into the future by riding on the warm air current without a struggle.
In this new adult urban fantasy, we follow Cain, an arrogant college athlete gifted in controlling the classical elements. Cain’s ambition is to live a life of luxury as a professional athlete and is ignorant of the mass dystopia surrounding him. Such ambition is put in jeopardy when Cain is subject to a military draft used to send college-aged kids to the battlefield as fodder so the empire in which he lives can flex its imperial muscle by colonizing and controlling distant lands for their own special interests.
Welcome to Lucky Valley where nothing is quite what it seems. Lily Goode wasn't aware she had an inheritance waiting for her in the form of a huge Victorian house in Lucky Valley, Colorado. Life might finally be coming together for her. That is if you don't count the endless home repairs, dealing with eccentric Aunt Polly who claims they're both witches, and Nolan Dawson the handsome home inspector who seems to have it out for her, then, sure, life is grand.
It’s approaching Christmas and you’re looking for a sweet short story to snuggle up with on a cosy sofa with a mug of warm chocolate. Or even on a long train ride home this season… A Christmas Encounter is the perfect heartwarming short read for the festive holiday. It’s Christmas Eve and head librarian Melissa Wright is travelling on the Shepherds Valley railway’s Santa’s Special, to reconcile with her on-and-off again ex Alex.
Young Jennifer Dash leaves her Louisiana home in search of the key to life. Her quest begins humbly enough amidst the swamps of the Pelican state, but forces beyond her control will propel her past many nations, oceans, cultures, and fairy tales... to the very limits of reason and myth itself. Written as an adventure saga, what begins in a whimper is destined to end with a bang.
So a Knight a Druid and a bunch of Fae beings go into a bar. Sounds like a good joke? Unfortunately Mark and Allison are not laughing as they are dragged into the confict between light and dark. With no idea which side is which. They have been gifted with the ability to control the Elements? Fire, Air, Earth and water bending to their will. That's the power wielded by the Grail Knights.
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