Dreams of Home dives deep into the bleak and ever-challenging world of the New York City homeless. Pedro, a Latino former-playboy down on his luck, and Sandra, a ruined beauty-turned-tramp slowly succumbing to illness, tentatively explore an unexpected romance, on the 6-train subway platform at 103rd and Lexington. Over the course of one twenty-four-hour period, the desperate pair revisit their hardscrabble pasts through ominous dreamscapes, with the Angel of Death acting as Tour Guide.
Someone's out to ruin Gretchen's happy-ever-after on the eve before the big day. Can she trust Hunter, the man she's given her heart to? And can she rely on her sister Daphne (the least reliable person of all!) to help her salvage things? Or is this marriage going to go down in flames before Gretchen and Hunter ever get to the altar? Contains mature themes.
Fourteen essays about the connections between antiquity and the present, personal experience and historical events, architecture and art and literature, and tragedy and beauty
Is the enemy of her enemy a friend. or a beast? Lord Ashworth is scarred by a night of terror years ago that left his face in ruins and his life in shreds. He hides in Silverstone Manor, using rumors that paint him as a horrible, murdering monster to keep visitors at bay. Yet he can't shake the feeling that the rumors might be true. He tells himself it's better this way.
Apowerful meditation on the undying nature of love and the often cruel beauty ofone's own fate. This is a novel you simply must read!" Andre Dubus III, New York Times bestselling author of Townie FromSimon Van Booy, the award-winning author of LoveBegins in Winter and The Secret Lives of People in Love, comesa debut novel of longing and discovery amidst the ruins of Athens.
Lace is a thing like hope. It is beauty; it is grace. It was never meant to destroy so many lives. The mad passion for forbidden lace has infiltrated France, pulling soldier and courtier into its web. For those who want the best, Flemish lace is the only choice, an exquisite perfection of thread and air. For those who want something they don't have, Flemish lace can buy almost anything-or anyone.
Lisette, the flawless beauty with the take-no-prisoners attitude is back Along with her partners, Marlene and Aida, Lisette ruins marriages at the request of desperate, wealthy wives willing to pay large sums to stick it to their husbands. Control is wha
Artist: MOULD, BOBGenre: Popular MusicProduct Type: Compact DiscRelease Date: 3-JUN-2014Returns Accepted?: Yes
Abi Tapia - Beauty In The Ruin (CD NEW)Label: Moonhouse RecordsFormat: CDRelease Date: 15 Jul 2008No. of Discs: 1UPC: 796873068550Album Tracks1. Another State Line2. Easy Way3. How It All Started4. My Miner5. Let the Lover Be6. Flying7. Beware8. Just Let Me Go9. Get It and Go10. Sorry11. Born Again12. Last Waltz
Beauty & Ruin (Vinyl)
Claire Stuart is looking forward to her first season in London when she slips next door to the churchyard to spend a few quiet moments alone. There, an unwanted encounter with the local viscount turns into an assault. Claire fights back and escapes with her virtue intact only to be blackmailed by his sister, Lady Regina, who witnessed the attack. Claire now faces ruin if she does not meet the terms of the blackmail - convince the Earl of Roydon to marry her, even though a long-standing arrangement has matched him with Lady Regina.
In A Terrible Beauty, Tasha Alexander's gripping new audiobook in the New York Times bestselling series, Lady Emily travels to Greece where a ghost from her past returns to haunt her amid the ruins. On a quest to distract her lifelong friend Jeremy from his recent heartbreak, Lady Emily organizes a holiday in Greece. As a lover of all things Greek, she quickly finds herself occupied with tours of ancient ruins, lively debates with Margaret, a devoted Latinist, and slightly more scandalous endeavors with her dashing husband, Colin Hargreaves.