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The Alpine Quilt

The Alpine Quilt Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Fawcett Books
Release : 2006-03
ISBN : 034544793X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sheriff Milo Dodge and Emma Lord, the editor of the weekly Alpine Advocate, join forces to uncover a killer, who uses poison as a weapon, from among the members of a local quilting society. Reprint.

The Alpine Quilt

The Alpine Quilt Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780345477200
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sheriff Milo Dodge and Emma Lord, editor of the weekly Alpine Advocate, join forces to uncover a killer, who uses poison as a weapon, from among the members of a local quilting society. 20,000 first printing.

The Alpine Quilt

The Alpine Quilt Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2005-04-26
ISBN : 9780345484543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“[A] well-paced and compelling murder mystery.”—Romantic Times Quilters at the Burl Creek Thimble Club in Alpine, Washing-ton, are planning a fête to welcome back returning member Genevieve Bayard. But Gen’s homecoming is cut short when she dies suddenly at a dinner party. Emma Lord, owner and publisher of the local newspaper The Alpine Advocate, vows to sleuth her way to the truth, and enlists the help of her trusted “House & Home” editor, Vida Runkel. Surprisingly, Vida seems downright unwilling to get involved. To make matters worse, murder isn’t the only crime in Alpine. There have been several burglaries, which may or may not be connected to Gen’s de-mise. As Emma digs, she uncovers a shocking scandal that may point the finger of guilt at one of her nearest and dearest . . . while changing the history of Alpine itself. “[Daheim] amiably captures the rhythms and crosscurrents of small-town life.”—Kirkus Reviews

The Alpine Hero

The Alpine Hero Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Fawcett
Release : 2011-07-06
ISBN : 0307554252
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE ALPINE ADVOCATE SCOOPS A MURDER Emma Lord, the Advocate's editor, finds the body in the facial room of Stella's Styling Salon *anonymous under a mud pack, throat slashed. The victim turns out to be the sister-in-law of Sheriff Dodge's girlfriend, who had initially made the appointment for herself. Perhaps she was the killer's intended target. After all, no one in Alpine really knew the dead woman personally. Then rumors begin to fly, shady strangers turn up in town, and a young woman disappears into thin air. What looks like the story of the year is fast developing, and Emma means to have it *or die trying . . .

The Alpine Xanadu

The Alpine Xanadu Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2013-01-29
ISBN : 0345538862
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An exhilarating installment in Mary Daheim’s beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series set in Alpine, Washington, and featuring unforgettable newspaper editor Emma Lord Winter in the small mountain aerie of Alpine should be as quiet as new-fallen snow on the Cascades, but from the Grocery Basket to the Venison Inn, the town is humming. At the Alpine Advocate, editor Emma Lord and her staff are on deadline with a feature about the opening of RestHaven, a new rehab and mental health facility. Front Street is buzzing with gossip about Emma’s recent engagement to Sheriff Milo Dodge. And now that fool Wayne Eriks has climbed an electric pole in the middle of a storm and got himself electrocuted. Sheriff Dodge doesn’t buy the idea that Wayne’s death is an accident. But how—and, more important, why—he died is only one of the conundrums that keep the sheriff and Emma working overtime. Why is RestHaven giving Alpine so many restless nights? What to make of allegations that someone’s trying to kill the richest man in town . . . or whispers of a rash of indecent behavior at the local high school? After Vida Runkel, the Advocate’s stalwart House & Home editor, disappears into thin air, Milo and Emma suddenly have too many loose ends to solve before they can even think about tying the knot. The Alpine Xanadu features beloved characters from the series alongside some sinister new ones—not to mention a mystery that will shake Alpine to its core. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Mary Daheim's The Alpine Yeoman. Praise for Mary Daheim and her Emma Lord mysteries “Always entertaining.”—The Seattle Times “Mary Daheim writes with wit, wisdom, and a big heart. I love her books.”—Carolyn Hart “Daheim writes . . . with dry wit, a butter-smooth style, and obvious wicked enjoyment.”—The Oregonian “The characters are great, and the plots always attention-getting.”—King Features Syndicate “Even the most seasoned mystery fans are caught off-guard by [Daheim’s] clever plot twists.”—BookLoons Reviews “Witty one-liners and amusing characterizations.”—Publishers Weekly

The Alpine Winter

The Alpine Winter Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2011-11-29
ISBN : 0345532082
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The picturesque town of Alpine in the Cascade Mountains is decked out in Christmas cheer, but at the Alpine Advocate, editor and publisher Emma Lord is fretting over how her brother and her son—both priests—will react to her affair with Sheriff Milo Dodge. Another family is singing the blues when Postmaster Roy Everson shows up with bones that may belong to his mother, who’s been missing for sixteen years. But the most disturbing discovery is the decomposed corpse found in a cave on Mount Sawyer. When Milo returns from his own family ordeal, he and Emma try to find time away from the unnerving investigation to reunite. But they’ve drawn the attention of a dogged killer who thinks the lovers’ bliss is to die for . . . literally. Scandal, intrigue, desire, and untimely death are the ingredients in Mary Daheim’s deliciously chilling holiday treat. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Mary Daheim's The Alpine Xanadu. “[An] enduring favorite . . . [Mary] Daheim takes her readers back to the quaint little town of Alpine, Wash., where murder and mayhem always seem to be on the back burner.”—Wichita Falls Times Record News “Daheim keeps this long-running series lively with generous helpings of small-town chatter, charm and middle-age romance.”—Kirkus Reviews “Daheim is one of the brightest stars in our city’s literary constellation.”—The Seattle Times Includes an excerpt of Mary Daheim’s next Emma Lord mystery, The Alpine Xanadu

The Alpine Scandal

The Alpine Scandal Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2008-01-29
ISBN : 0345504526
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Welcome to mystery lovers’ favorite destination: Alpine, Washington, Mary Daheim’s picturesque old logging town in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. From the Venison Inn to the Upper Crust Bakery, Front Street is jumping–and the nerve center of the community is the office of The Alpine Advocate, Emma Lord’s weekly newspaper, which keeps folks up to speed on everything from joyous weddings to sudden, violent death. THE ALPINE SCANDAL It’s a quiet morning at the Advocate until the mail brings shocking news: a formal obituary for Alpiner Elmer Nystrom. As far as anyone knows, Elmer is alive and well. But he hasn’t turned up for work, so Emma and her unstoppable House & Home editor, Vida Runkel, rush to the Nystrom home, where they find Elmer’s lifeless body in the henhouse, half buried under straw. Not only has he been murdered, but his obituary had been mailed before he died. Though Elmer was well liked by everyone, the same cannot be said of his standoffish wife or his son, the town’s new orthodontist. Rumors fly–straight into the office of the Advocate. Why did Dr. Nystrom’s new receptionist resign at the end of her first day? Why are the Nystroms’ neighbors so close-mouthed? Who mailed that prophetic obituary? With Sheriff Milo Dodge in the hospital, it’s up to Emma and Vida to get to the bottom of the tragedy. Alpiners love scandal, and with Elmer’s murder, they’ll get their fill. The Alpine Scandal, number nineteen in this bestselling series, is as suspenseful and charming as its predecessors, a delicious look into the life of a small town where all inhabitants know one another–just not as well as they thought.

Summer at the Lake Quilts

Summer at the Lake Quilts Book
Author : Susan Maw,Sally Bell
Publisher : C&T Publishing Inc
Release : 2011-08-01
ISBN : 1607055910
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get ready to picnic with designs for a tote, a sunhat, and nine other projects for the sunny season! Sally Bell and Susan Maw, the beloved pattern makers of Maw-Bell Designs, bring you eleven projects to take you outside for a feast with your loved ones. These traditional-with-a-twist designs are casual and stylish, and make the perfect setting for an outdoor getaway. Make six quilts, a picnic tote, a backpack, pillows, a sweet sunhat, and an ant pincushion—and enjoy your next sunny day outdoors!

Bitter Alpine

Bitter Alpine Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Alibi
Release : 2020-02-04
ISBN : 0399594817
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New year, new murder . . . Emma Lord is on the case when death finds its way back to the wintry mountain town of Alpine. After a relatively calm and cozy holiday season, neither Emma Lord, editor and publisher of The Alpine Advocate, nor her husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, are surprised when their new year gets off to a rocky start. A woman’s body has been found in a squalid motel. Her driver’s license shows that Rachel Jane Douglas was in her late thirties and lived in Oakland, California—and the only connection between that town and Alpine is their gold-mining and logging origins. When they discover that Rachel’s room reservation was open-ended, Emma, Milo, and the ever-inquisitive Advocate receptionist, Alison Lindahl, are more than mildly curious. And never mind that the youthful Alison is a bit distracted by the new county extension agent’s virile good looks. She can still sleuth while she stalks her newest crush. But that’s not all the news that’s unfit to print. There’s something strange about the older couple who have moved into the cabin down the road that was once owned by a murder victim. The elderly wife seems anti-social. There’s got to be a reason, which Emma, Milo, and Alison intend to find out—even if it puts them in deadly danger.

Alpha Alpine

Alpha Alpine Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Alibi
Release : 2017-12-12
ISBN : 0399594809
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Emma Lord is back and better than ever! This time around, the amateur detective partners up with a rookie sleuth to investigate a string of murders in her beloved Alpine, Washington. For a small town nestled in the Cascade Mountains’ foothills, picturesque Alpine provides more than enough headlines to fill the pages of editor and publisher Emma Lord’s Alpine Advocate. The Labor Day edition’s lead story features controversial timber baron Jack Blackwell’s scheme to become Skykomish county manager. But the recent strangling deaths of two young women are all anyone can talk about. After a third body is found, Emma’s husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, suspects there’s a serial killer in their midst. The latest victim is the sister of a dashing newcomer rumored to be working for Blackwell. “Black Jack,” as he’s known to his non-admirers, has a long-standing rivalry with Milo. To discover if there’s any connection between the mogul and the murders, Emma recruits the Advocate’s receptionist, Alison Lindahl, to do a little digging. Still recovering from a recent breakup, Alison welcomes the distraction. But when the investigation puts the eager protégé in the line of fire, Emma worries that the cub reporter’s career will be over before it even begins. Praise for Alpha Alpine “Part of what makes this series so great is touching base with the characters, returning to the idyllic locale of Alpine, and spying on all the drama and mayhem. . . . Fans of Emma Lord will love this one, but this one might [also] be a great place for people who haven’t read the series to jump on board.”—The Book Review “Full of drama and action . . . I really tried to slow down and savor this book, but that was almost impossible. . . . I am already anxiously waiting for the next Emma Lord Mystery.”—Escape with Dollycas “I always know I can count on a good read with a Mary Daheim book.”—My Merri Way

Mystery Women Volume Three Revised

Mystery Women  Volume Three  Revised  Book
Author : Colleen Barnett
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2010-12-31
ISBN : 1615950109
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Like other fictional characters, female sleuths may live in the past or the future. They may represent current times with some level of reality or shape their settings to suit an agenda. There are audiences for both realism and escapism in the mystery novel. It is interesting, however, to compare the fictional world of the mystery sleuth with the world in which readers live. Of course, mystery readers do not share one simplistic world. They live in urban, suburban, and rural areas, as do the female heroines in the books they read. They may choose a book because it has a familiar background or because it takes them to places they long to visit. Readers may be rich or poor; young or old; conservative or liberal. So are the heroines. What incredible choices there are today in mystery series! This three-volume encyclopedia of women characters in the mystery novel is like a gigantic menu. Like a menu, the descriptions of the items that are provided are subjective. Volume 3 of Mystery Women as currently updated adds an additional 42 sleuths to the 500 plus who were covered in the initial Volume 3. These are more recently discovered sleuths who were introduced during the period from January 1, 1990 to December 31, 1999. This more than doubles the number of sleuths introduced in the 1980s (298 of whom were covered in Volume 2) and easily exceeded the 347 series (and some outstanding individuals) described in Volume 1, which covered a 130-year period from 1860-1979. It also includes updates on those individuals covered in the first edition; changes in status, short reviews of books published since the first edition through December 31, 2008.

100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies

100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors  Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies Book
Author : Bernard A. Drew
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2011-05-18
ISBN : 1598844466
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provide your mystery fans with background information on their favorite writers and series characters, and use this as a guide for adding contemporary titles to your collections. • Provides interesting and informative profiles of 100 popular, contemporary mystery and crime writers as well as overviews of their series characters • Contains over 60 author photographs • A bibliography lists information on each author's works as well as supporting source materials for the profiles

Quilt of Belonging

Quilt of Belonging Book
Author : Esther Bryan
Publisher : Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A cultural milestone. Canada is home to immigrants from every nation in the world. Quilting artist Esther Bryan wanted to celebrate this fact, to promote a sense of greater belonging among these diverse groups. A quilt would be a collaborative, community-based project to celebrate cultural diversity. Each cultural group contributed one 11-inch square pieced into a giant quilt named the Quilt of Belonging. The quilt is approximately 120 feet long by 10 feet high (36 m by 3.5 m). It consists of 263 squares representing 71 Aboriginal groups and 192 immigrant nationalities found in Canada. The quilt includes fabric that has been appliqued, beaded, cross-stitched, embroidered, and hand-woven. The many cultural decorations include: Abalone shells Lithuanian amber Bobbin lace A brooch from Poland English wool Kente cloth from Ghana Porcupine quills, rabbit fur, sealskin, and smoked caribou hide 200-year-old German linen Worry dolls from Guatemala. The Quilt of Belonging will be exhibited in spring 2005 with an opening show at Canada's Museum of Civilization and then will become part of a traveling exhibit of stitches and stories that visits museums and community centers throughout Canada and beyond.

The Alpine Traitor

The Alpine Traitor Book
Author : Mary Daheim
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2008-02-26
ISBN : 0345504534
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In Alpine, Washington–Mary Daheim’s cozy hamlet in the Cascade Mountains–mystery fans can meet folks whose colorful quirks and welcoming manner make the town feel like home. Alpine’s bastion of bylines, Emma Lord’s weekly newspaper, The Alpine Advocate, is the current that drives the rumor mill of small-town life . . . and occasional death. But even the eagerly anticipated Advocate isn’t immune to the perils of the outside world. THE ALPINE TRAITOR Emma Lord is shocked to hear the outrageous news: The Advocate is embroiled in a takeover bid. Worse, the ruthless acquisitioners are the heirs of Emma’s longtime and tragically departed lover, Tom Cavanaugh. They have come to Alpine–to stay. Soon, battle lines are drawn and war is declared. Then the first casualty is discovered facedown at the Tall Timber Motel. The victim is Dylan Platte, front man for the buy-out offer Emma turned down cold. Naturally, Emma is a prime suspect. Then it turns out that the dead man has a big surprise for the living–one that involves the glamorous Ginger Roth, a bodacious Alpine newbie who can perform the dumb blonde act in her sleep. Emma’s ever-inquisitiv a bullet, Emma and the rest of the e House & Home editor, Vida Runkel, plumbs her extensive grapevine, from the Burger Barn to the Venison Inn, determined to connect the dots. But when an Advocate insider is next to take Alpiners make it their mission to find a killer. Mary Daheim’s Alpine thriller throws an intriguing wrench into Emma’s domain, delighting fans with a generous helping of just deserts–in a town where secrets are everybody’s business.

Annual Reports of the Officers of State of the State of Indiana Administrative Officers Trustees and Superintendents of the Several Benevolent and Reformatory Institutions

Annual Reports of the Officers of State of the State of Indiana  Administrative Officers  Trustees and Superintendents of the Several Benevolent and Reformatory Institutions     Book
Author : Indiana
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1894
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Annual Reports of the Officers of State of the State of Indiana Administrative Officers Trustees and Superintendents of the Several Benevolent and Reformatory Institutions book written by Indiana, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Documentary Journal of the General Assembly of the State Indiana

Documentary Journal of the General Assembly of the State Indiana Book
Author : Indiana
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1894
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Documentary Journal of the General Assembly of the State Indiana book written by Indiana, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Bowker s Guide to Characters in Fiction 2007

Bowker s Guide to Characters in Fiction 2007 Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008-02
ISBN : 9780835247498
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Bowker s Guide to Characters in Fiction 2007 book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Alabama Quilts

Alabama Quilts Book
Author : Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff,Carole Ann King
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release : 2020-11-16
ISBN : 1496831411
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Alabama Quilts: Wilderness through World War II, 1682–1950 is a look at the quilts of the state from before Alabama was part of the Mississippi Territory through the Second World War—a period of 268 years. The quilts are examined for their cultural context—that is, within the community and time in which they were made, the lives of the makers, and the events for which they were made. Starting as far back as 1682, with a fragment that research indicates could possibly be the oldest quilt in America, the volume covers quilting in Alabama up through 1950. There are seven sections in the book to represent each time period of quilting in Alabama, and each section discusses the particular factors that influenced the appearance of the quilts, such as migration and population patterns, socioeconomic conditions, political climate, lifestyle paradigms, and historic events. Interwoven in this narrative are the stories of individuals associated with certain quilts, as recorded on quilt documentation forms. The book also includes over 265 beautiful photographs of the quilts and their intricate details. To make this book possible, authors Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff and Carole Ann King worked with libraries, historic homes, museums, and quilt guilds around the state of Alabama, spending days on formal quilt documentation, while also holding lectures across the state and informal “quilt sharings.” The efforts of the authors involved so many community people—from historians, preservationists, librarians, textile historians, local historians, museum curators, and genealogists to quilt guild members, quilt shop owners, and quilt owners—making Alabama Quilts not only a celebration of the quilting culture within the state but also the many enthusiasts who have played a role in creating and sustaining this important art.

The Marble Quilt

The Marble Quilt Book
Author : David Leavitt
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780395902448
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of nine short stories explores the complexities of human relationships, past and present, in such works as "The Infection Scene," in which a young man's efforts to contract HIV is juxtaposed with the early life of Lord Alfred Douglas.

Library Journal

Library Journal Book
Author : Melvil Dewey,Richard Rogers Bowker,L. Pylodet,Charles Ammi Cutter,Bertine Emma Weston,Karl Brown,Helen E. Wessells
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.