From Kiss To Queen

📒From Kiss To Queen ✍ Janet Chapman

✏Book Title : From Kiss to Queen
✏Author : Janet Chapman
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2016-07-05
✏Pages : 416
✏ISBN : 9780698156616
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏From Kiss to Queen Book Summary : A new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the Spellbound Falls novels... Jane Abbott knows that she's nobody special, so instead of looking for romance she's hunting partridge in the Maine woods when a plane crashes into a nearby pond. Diving in to save the pilot, Jane instinctively gives him air by way of a lifesaving kiss, and leads him to safety through a barrage of gunfire. The handsome stranger returns the favor by kidnapping her. Clearly no ordinary man, and insisting Jane's life is in danger, Mark spirits his stubborn guardian angel to an aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean. Only then does she discover that the mysterious Mark is actually Prince Markov Lakeland. Soon to be crowned king of the young country of Shelikova, can Mark persuade Jane that she has what it takes to be his queen? From the Paperback edition.

📒Kiss Of The Fur Queen ✍ Tomson Highway

✏Book Title : Kiss of the Fur Queen
✏Author : Tomson Highway
✏Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
✏Release Date : 2008-01-01
✏Pages : 310
✏ISBN : 0806139331
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Kiss of the Fur Queen Book Summary : A lyrical tale of survival in a strange, hostile world

📒The Kiss Of The Snow Queen ✍ Wolfgang Lederer

✏Book Title : The Kiss of the Snow Queen
✏Author : Wolfgang Lederer
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 1986-01-01
✏Pages : 262
✏ISBN : 0520071905
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Kiss of the Snow Queen Book Summary : "A fascinating, well-argued, in-depth analysis . . . drawing ingeniously on biographical details of Andersen's life. A pleasure to read, the book is interesting even to those who care nothing about Hans Christian Andersen or literary fairy tales. The issues in question are important ones for the development of male and female identities in the western world."--Alan Dundes, University of California, Berkeley

📒The Queen S Tale ✍ DJ Birmingham

✏Book Title : The Queen s Tale
✏Author : DJ Birmingham
✏Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
✏Release Date : 2007-12-26
✏Pages : 371
✏ISBN : 9781469101392
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Queen s Tale Book Summary : The struggle for the survival of Ireland in the 14th Century An Irish friar scribes the tale of an ancient Irish Queen whose tormented soul is imprisoned in a second century Gaelic brooch, The Golden Harp. The demonic destruction spread by the evil queens spirit will lead to the death of one of every three individuals in Ireland in the early 14th Century. The Queens Tale chronicles the journey of the brooch as it travels from Ireland into England, then to Scotland, and back again into Ireland, leaving a trail of death and destruction. Two individuals vie for the right to possess the brooch believing it to be a sacred relic of St. Patricks that will protect the one who wears it from all danger. John de Bermingham, the second son of an Irish baron, is first to wear the brooch. He is obsessed with winning an earldom and becoming the English kings justiciar of Ireland. Despite being betrothed to one of the earl of Ulsters daughters, he rescues and falls in love with an Irish princess, deemed unsuitable. Three times he will regain possession of the brooch. Only a sacred rosary given to him by a mysterious Italian Franciscan friar protects his life. Unknown to John, he can defeat the ancient evil in the brooch if he is able to pass four preordained tests in his journey of life. The first is a test of devotion, where he bestows the brooch to an unattainable love. The second is a test of obedience, where he must give up the brooch to a weak king. For the third test he must decline to become a king. In the fourth and final test, he of Anglo-Norman heritage must become more Irish than the native Irish, and unselfishly give up his life for the undeserving king. The second to control possession of the brooch is Edward II, King of England. He is weak and easily manipulated by false friends, seeking only wealth and power. He would rather thatch and dig ditches than be king. Married to Isabella of France, he prefers the couch of his male lovers to her. He gives the brooch to three of his favorites, who die violently. He leads England into civil war and the loss of Scotland. Only after being imprisoned, by his queen and her lover, and forced to abdicate, does he grasp and repent his folly. After defeating the English at the battle of Bannockburn, the Scottish King, Robert the Bruce, gives permission to his younger brother, Edward, to invade and conquer Ireland. Edward Bruce leads his army of seasoned Scots into Ireland wearing the Golden Harp Brooch. He had taken it from the slain body of Edward IIs favorite nephew at Bannockburn. After three years of Bruces terror and defeat of defending armies, John de Bermingham steps forward to lead the Anglo-Norman militias of Ireland into the final battle against the never defeated Bruce, whom the native Irish had crowned High King of all Ireland. The historical novel is based on actual historical events and individuals Only the motivations and inner feelings of the main characters are based on the authors imagination. Of the twenty-four characters in the novel, only four are fictional. The opening sequence of the novel starts with a monologue given by the novels narrator, an Irish Dominican monk from Athenry, County Galway. Grey Friars Church, London - 1528 A.D. An Irish Friar speaks.. Have I gone mad? For the past two days I, Seamus Cassidy, a lowly Dominican priest, have been conversing non-stop in Gaelic with the devil. I am upset and fearful as to why this evil spirit from the depths of hell has chosen to disclose to me an incredible tale which reveals some of the darkest secrets of the fourteenth century. Was the King of England brutally murdered in 1327? Or did the much maligned Edward II escape his intended murders, flee into Ireland, and then later live hidden for the rest of his natural life in Italy? I now possess all the knowledge I need to know to lay

📒American Queen ✍ Sierra Simone

✏Book Title : American Queen
✏Author : Sierra Simone
✏Publisher : Sierra Simone
✏Release Date : 2016-10-24
✏Pages : 393
✏ISBN : 9781732172203
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏American Queen Book Summary : He wants me to be his queen... Warned as a girl to keep her kisses to herself, Greer Galloway wants nothing to do with kisses--or love. Twice she's ignored the childhood warning and kissed a man, and both times ended in gutting, miserable heartbreak. Now she's sworn off all romance forever, determined to teach her classes and do her research, and live out the rest of her days alone. I want to be his everything. But Ash Colchester hasn't sworn off Greer--not at all. Still in love with the girl he once kissed in a circle of broken glass, this soldier-turned-President has never forgotten the taste of her kiss or the sound of her whispered, yes, please against his mouth. He's never forgotten the promises he wanted to make her and couldn't because she was too young for him then, and far too innocent for the things he needs. But he can't wait any longer . . . But can a fairy tale have a happily ever after for three people? Desperate to have her, Ash sends his best friend Embry to bring Greer to him, not knowing they have their own secrets, their own tragedies together. Their own cravings . . . Soon, Greer finds herself caught between past and present, pleasure and pain--and the two men who long for each other as much as they long for her. And as war and betrayal press ever closer, they tumble headlong into a passionate love affair that will change the world. My name is Greer Galloway and I serve at the pleasure of the President of the United States. From the USA Today bestselling author of Priest and Misadventures of a Curvy Girl comes a contemporary reimagining of the legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot--elegant, carnal, and unforgettable.

✏Book Title : The Black Queen of Queens Is Solomon S Song of Songs
✏Author : Tessie R. Simmons
✏Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
✏Release Date : 2012-05-02
✏Pages : 90
✏ISBN : 9781469199665
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Black Queen of Queens Is Solomon S Song of Songs Book Summary : There are different interpretations of the biblical book, Song of Solomon. This is understandable because interpretations of the book roots are in faith traditions and interpreters experiences of the Holy Spirit. The different interpretations of the book of Song of Solomon give insight that affirms God at work in the interpreters when the message of God is heard anew through each approach. Some interpret Song of Solomon as allegorical biblical text. This interpretation asserts the book of Song of Solomon, as a love story between God and the church, or Christ and the Church. Another allegorical interpretation of the book asserts the book, Song of Solomon, as a love story between Christ and the soul. Others interpret the book, Song of Solomon, as literal biblical text, read in a normal way. One literal interpretation of the book, Song of Solomon, asserts the book a love story between a young woman and a youth, who is a shepherd. In this interpretation the young woman rejects the love of the most powerful man on earth, Solomon, to embrace the love of a young shepherd. She marries the shepherd, and their marriage blooms in nature.

✏Book Title : The Trauma of Colonial Condition in Nervous Conditions and Kiss of the Fur Queen
✏Author : Milena Bubenechik
✏Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)
✏Release Date : 2014-02-01
✏Pages : 93
✏ISBN : 9783954895878
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Trauma of Colonial Condition in Nervous Conditions and Kiss of the Fur Queen Book Summary : This study depicts the traumatic condition of the formerly colonised indigenous people of Africa and Canada. The postcolonial trauma novels Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen (1998) and Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions (1988) are first-hand accounts of colonial experience under the governance of the British Empire of the second half of the twentieth century. The semi-autobiographical novels bring up the voices of the formerly silenced natives and are pioneering accounts of the native perception of Western intrusion. The narratives portray the upsetting experiences of the era of colonisation and explore the insidious consequences of living in the midst of historical change. The novels, written in English, speak back to the canon and expose the suffering of its subjects. They depict the grim atmosphere of the colonial project and show the effects of the domination, oppression, diaspora and discrimination suffered by the natives. They are life narratives and as such reveal facts that are not recorded in history books. Both trauma novels enrich and challenge the discourse on (post)colonial trauma. The native authors, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Tomson Highway, explore the questions of identity, trauma and resistance in the context of colonization. Their approach queries traditional notions of identity formation and the common understanding of trauma and trauma healing. With their portrayal of unique means for resistance and survival, the novelists offer a challenge to the existing beliefs and theories.

📒The Winter Queen ✍ Amanda McCabe

✏Book Title : The Winter Queen
✏Author : Amanda McCabe
✏Publisher : Harlequin
✏Release Date : 2009-11-01
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 9781426843051
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Winter Queen Book Summary : As Queen Elizabeth's lady-in-waiting, innocent Lady Rosamund is unprepared for the temptations of Court. She is swept up in the festivities of the yuletide season and, as seduction perfumes the air, Rosamund is drawn to darkly enticing Anton Gustavson…. With the coming of the glittering Frost Fair, they are tangled in a web of forbidden desire and dangerous secrets. For in this time of desperate plots and intrigues, Anton is more than just a handsome suitor—he may have endangered the life of the woman he is learning to love….

📒The Queen S Rivals ✍ Brandy Purdy

✏Book Title : The Queen s Rivals
✏Author : Brandy Purdy
✏Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
✏Release Date : 2013-06-25
✏Pages : 370
✏ISBN : 9780758289360
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Queen s Rivals Book Summary : Three sisters find themselves caught in the royal intrigues of Tudor England in this historical romance from the author of The Boleyn Bride. The Ladies Jane, Katherine, and Mary Grey were born in an age when all of London lived beneath the menacing shadow of the Tower. Tyrannized by Bloody Mary and then Elizabeth I, the sisters feared that love was unthinkable—and the scaffold all but unavoidable. Raised to fear her royal blood and what it might lead men to do in her name, Mary dreads what will become of herself and her elder sisters. On their honor, they have no designs for the crown, yet are condemned to solitude, forbidden to wed without permission from the queen—a permission that would never come. And though Mary is accustomed to dwelling in the shadows and may never catch the eye of a gentleman, her beautiful and brilliant sisters long for freedoms that would surely cost their lives. Now, Mary can only trust in divine providence to provide a chance for love and happiness—unless destiny gains the upper hand . . . A gripping and bittersweet tale of broken families and broken hearts, courage and conviction, The Queen’s Rivals recounts an astonishing chapter in the hard-won battle for the Tudor throne.

✏Book Title : Melting the Ice Queen s Heart
✏Author : Amy Ruttan
✏Publisher : Harlequin
✏Release Date : 2014-02-01
✏Pages : 192
✏ISBN : 9781460326305
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Melting the Ice Queen s Heart Book Summary : It started with a kiss… Having left his humanitarian posting in Africa to raise his two orphaned nieces in San Francisco, Dr. Gavin Brice has enough on his plate without an inconvenient attraction to his new boss! The frosty Dr. Virginia Potter clearly disapproves of his maverick ways - but with one amazing kiss, the ice begins to thaw….