(A standalone Heartbreaker Bay novel) There’s no such thing as a little in love . . . Elle Wheaton’s priorities: friends, career, and kick-ass shoes. Then there’s the muscular wall of stubbornness that’s security expert Archer Hunt—who comes before everything else. No point in telling Mr. “Feels-Free Zone” that, though. Elle will just see other men until she gets over Archer . . . which should only take a lifetime . . . There’s no such thing as a little in lust . . . Archer’s wanted the best for Elle ever since he sacrificed his law-enforcement career to save her. Their chemistry could start the next San Francisco earthquake and he craves her 24/7, but Archer doesn’t want to be responsible for the damage. The alternative? Watch her go out with guys who aren’t him . . . There is such a thing as . . . As far as Archer’s concerned, nobody is good enough for Elle. But when he sets out to prove it by sabotaging her dates, she gets mad—and things get hot as hell. Now Archer has a new mission: prove to Elle that her perfect man has been here all along . . .
Accidentally on Purpose is the first book to document the making of America's most peculiar criminal underworld. Not centered on the traditional activities of organized crime, this improbable underworld has been built from the raw material of faked personal injuries.
(Applause Books). An exploration into the mysteries of creativity in life and art. Powerfully written of life, families, fathers, mothers, sons, of the price of talent and the burden of fame.
One morning before work, Alan Travers accidentally bumps into Detective Jim Garrison at a cafe where both men stop for coffee. The handsome younger man interests Alan, but he misses his chance to get to know the detective better and wonders if he'll get another. With the help of his nephew Bryce, Alan concocts a plan to try and get Jim's attention "accidentally on purpose." It works, but as things heat up between them, Alan worries what Jim will think if he finds out their getting together was no accident. Then Bryce goes missing, and Alan's going to have to come clean. But is he the only one not being truthful?
In an inside story of the acting profession, a popular actor discusses the development of his craft, describes his personal experiences on and offstage, and profiles some of the personalities he has known
Wouldn't it be nice to have an entertaining and illuminating guide to living life out loud? Accidentally on Purpose: Tripping Through Life with Regina is a rollicking, true-life travel guide into how outrageous twists and serendipitous turns can become blessings and give life purpose, dimension, and joy. From ridiculous depths to surprising heights and everywhere in between, Regina Meredith takes the reader on a carpet ride of the improbable, where dreams abound and realities intrude to weave a life story that is compelling, informative, and inspirational. Regina's life as one of the world's first women in television sports coverage with NBC, as an award winning documentary producer, as host of PBS's Regina's Vegetarian Table and as a pioneer in the field of conscious media, the reader can see reflections of their own undreamed possibilities and ready themselves to take their own leaps of faith. From the calamitous to the brilliant to the downright quirky, from belly laughs to heartfelt tears, this is a story for anyone willing to follow the breadcrumbs laid by their spirit!Regina Meredith is a pioneer in the world of Conscious Media and is one of the most respected TV hosts and bloggers in the world of esoteric studies, health discoveries, politics and secret agendas. As the co-founder of Conscious Media Network, host of OpenMinds on Gaia TV, and the founder of her own free streaming video network at www.ReginaMeredith.com, Regina has reached millions with messages of hope and enlightenment. Join her community at www.reginameredith.com
This catalogue has been published in conjunction with the exhibition: Accidentally on Purpose: Improvisation in African Textiles and African-American Quilts, presented at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa from November 18, 2006 to February 11, 2007. Accidentally on Purpose presents 129 African textiles and improvisational African-American quilts by 61 quilters. These quilts differ from standard-traditional quilts in their use of approximate measurement, flexible patterns, bold colors, strong contrast, multiple patterns, shifts in scale, scrap applique, and construction techniques similar to those used in West and Central African textiles. The exhibition and catalogue explore the relationship between these transatlantic traditions. Accidentally on Purpose celebrates the sophistication, vivacity, and significance of improvisational African-American quilts, both as artistic achievements and as expressions of African-American culture.
Isn't Daisy good? She's tipping some sprinkles onto Gabby's ice cream for her. But wait! Now the cheeky monkey's pouring them into Mum's boots! This fantastically funny split page book will have children in stitches! Watch them decide whether Daisy will 'accidentally on purpose' plonk knickers in Mum's tea or a toy tarrantula on Gabby's ice cream! With innumerable - naughty and nice -scenarios and bold illustrations, this book will provide hours of fun! The innovative spiral bounding means that it can be used again and again.
Mary Pols had always wanted children, but Mr Right had never come along. Then one day she met a guy. Cute. Much younger. Definitely unsuitable. But she went home with him anyway. What was the worst that could happen? Well, nine months later she was going to find out... As time unfolds, Mary's problems seem to grow as rapidly as her bump. Money. Childcare. How to tell her large, respectable family (especially her dad). Above all, what is she to do about the baby's father? He's sexy but hopeless - almost as much of a boy as her baby-to-be. Accidentally on Purpose is a funny, heartwarming true story about becoming a mother, finding happiness in the unexpected and compromising in the name of love.
This book celebrates 40 years of teaching and it is packed full of tips for aspiring music teachers, insights into what talent is, how media attention affects people and has an appendix that shares entertaining learning games; all this alongside the parallel story of how Wendy outgrew her restraining parents and made them proud of her.
Emmy hates her boss Kyle Sterling. She does the unthinkable after a night of drinking and sleeps with him. Before she can even begin to put the enormous mistake behind her, she finds herself snowed in for a long weekend with Kyle. The pair not only get cozy while the storm rages outside, but Emmy sees a side of Kyle that she didn't know could possibly exist beneath his hard, temperamental exterior. When the storm is over, Emmy insists on moving on, especially since Kyle has a long-standing girlfriend, socialite and heiress Jessyca Venner. Soon Emmy starts dating Luke Kessler, and even as their relationship grows serious, she finds Kyle hard to shake. Kyle aggressively pursues Emmy without mercy, despite the fact that she clearly loves Luke. Armed with the knowledge that Jessyca possess sensitive and alarming information that has the enormous potential of destroying Sterling Corporation, Kyle refuses to cut ties with her until he is able to find a way to save the family business from devastation. Emmy, unable to resist Kyle any longer, begins to make a series of bad decisions that result in heartbreaking, life altering, and even devastating consequences. Is there hope for Emmy or will she lose everything? Will she be able to forgive Kyle for a terrible act? Will she be able to forgive herself? Most importantly, is there enough alcohol in the world to deal with her loud mouth, overbearing, and over opinionated mother?