The Clue of the Twisted Candle
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

The Clue of the Twisted Candle


  • Author : Edgar Wallace
  • Publisher : House of Stratus
  • Release Date : 2008-01-11
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780755114788


The Clue of the Twisted Candle Book Description :

Kara believes that there is a great criminal lost in John Lexman, the detective-story writer involved in a plot more fantastic than any of his own ingenious mysteries. A tense and powerful tale that moves dramatically between London and the Balkans....

Nancy Drew 11  The Clue of the Broken Locket
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Nancy Drew 11 The Clue of the Broken Locket


  • Author : Carolyn Keene
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1943-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101077123


Nancy Drew 11 The Clue of the Broken Locket Book Description :

When Nancy Drew and her friends arrive at Misty Lake, they meet pretty, red-haired Cecily Curtis, who seeks Nancy’s help in solving two mysteries. One concerns Cecily’s fiancé, Niko Van Dyke, a popular singer who believes that his record company is cheating him of royalty payments. The other invovles a family treasure hidden before the start of the Civil War; Cecily’s only clue is half of a gold locket. Nancy’s investigations lead her to Pudding Stone Lodge, where the sinister Driscoll family lives. Strange coincidences give Nancy plenty of opportunity to test her sleuthing skills. Braving a series of dangerous situations and discouraging developments, the alert young detective perseveres in her attempts to solve both mysteries and reveal th...

Games 3
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Games 3


  • Author : Youth Specialties,
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2011-03-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310862147


Games 3 Book Description :

The newest volume in the best-selling Ideas Library is Games 3--a collection of more than 400 fun, creative, youth-group-tested games. Indoor games, outdoor games, water games, balloon games, wide games, living room games, large and small group games, rowdy games, silly games, quiet games, hilarious games--brand new games to keep your group laughing, and building community. Perfect for youth workers and recreation directors....

The Clue Of The New Pin

The Clue Of The New Pin


  • Author : Edgar Wallace
  • Publisher : House of Stratus
  • Release Date : 2008-11-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755121298


The Clue Of The New Pin Book Description :

Jesse Trasmere is a miser with a deep distrust of the bank. One day Trasmere breaks with routine and informs his valet, Walters, that he is going out of town for a while. So how does this explain Trasmere's body later found in a locked vault?...

An Essay on Man
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

An Essay on Man


  • Author : Ernst Cassirer
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0300000340


An Essay on Man Book Description :

Drawing upon a wealth of scientific, anthropological and historical date, the author examines man's efforts to understand himself and to deal with the problems of his universe through the creation and use of symbols. Analyzes the major symbolic forms of human enterprise: language, myth, art, religion, history and science. Discusses such subjects as the origins of language, doctrines of aesthetics, Frazer's theory of magic, the religious significance of taboo, the symbolic implications of philosophic thought from Heraclitus to Kierkegaard and Einstein....

Powers of Being

Powers of Being


  • Author : Edwin Webb
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0838635296


Powers of Being Book Description :

To mark the seventieth birthday of one of Britain's most prolific writers, teachers and academics from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom contributed a collection of specially written essays defining and appraising Holbrook's work in all its varieties. The result is Powers of Being, which addresses the issues proposed by Holbrook and celebrates a singular and distinguished literary achievement. The range of Holbrook's work is astonishing, but his readers find it equally astonishing that his critical and creative output is not more widely known. In large measure, this may be because Holbrook stands outside the currently fashionable in the world of letters; he is opposed to the decadence and the nihilism, as he sees it, of much modern cul...

Beyond the Great Rivers

Beyond the Great Rivers


  • Author : William McChesney
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-01-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781634174077


Beyond the Great Rivers Book Description :

Brothers William and Frank McDougal were savoring their family’s newfound freedom in America after immigrating from Ireland in the mid-eighteen hundreds. That is, until the American Civil War broke and drove them away from their little patch of paradise in Hendersonville, South Carolina. After the South lost, the McDougals, along with several families in Hendersonville, loaded their lives in Conestoga wagons and headed West to escape the wrath of the then United States and the Union army. And so started their adventure in the great American frontier. The McDougals and company found themselves in the thick of the white man’s struggle to win the West. Theirs’ is a story that puts a human face to the myth of the West, spanning the civil war period...