A Newport Christmas Book

A Newport Christmas


  • Author : Cindy Nichols
  • Publisher : Prickly Pear Press
  • Release Date : 2022-11-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Ice skating? Sleigh rides? A white Christmas? Not at the Newport Beach house. In Southern California, it’s twinkle lights on palm trees, boat parades with colored lights everywhere, gondola rides and beach-front mansions decorated with Santas. But also cookie exchanges, house decorating contests and hot chocolate. And Jen is determined to re-create all of her grandmother’s Christmas traditions, if it’s the last thing she does. The Christmas angels have different ideas, though, and Jen and her lifelong friends create an entirely different—and even more heartwarming—tradition.

Christmas in Narragansett Book

Christmas in Narragansett


  • Author : Edward Everett Hale
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884
  • Genre: Christmas stories
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433076083736

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Newport Harbor House Book

Newport Harbor House


  • Author : Cindy Nichols
  • Publisher : Prickly Pear Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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**A USA Today Bestseller!** Try this heartwarming beach read, Book One in the series, for free! Widow Jen Watson is looking forward to having a blissful summer at the family beach house with just her lifelong best friends, for the first time in years—until she finds out her family has been scheming to sell it. They don't want to put any money into making necessary repairs when they could sell at a nice profit instead. But Jen and her friends are willing to do just about anything to keep that from happening. They decide to take on the work themselves in between long walks on the beach, watching spectacular sunsets during happy hours on the deck, and wiggling their toes in the sand. They are determined to show the rest of the family that selling is a mistake, and that Nana's house should be restored and kept in the family, cherished forever. Cozy up for this heart-warming series, where the bonds of friends and family run deep. Book One: Newport Harbor House Book Two: Newport Beginnings Book Three: A Newport Sunrise Book Four: Newport New Moon Search Terms: Free book, free novel, free romance, free books to read and download, man from the past, second chance, ebook, sweet romance, clean and wholesome, women's fiction, women's friendship fiction, best friends, women friends, beach read, friendship, heartwarming, sweet romance, clean, contemporary romance, contemporary women, happily ever after, family life, older characters, older heroine, later in life romance

Private Newport Book

Private Newport


  • Author : Bettie Bearden Pardee
  • Publisher : Bulfinch
  • Release Date : 2004-04-14
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 082122848X

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Newport, Rhode Island, blessed with stunning ocean vistas and constant sea breezes, is home to some of the most exceptional private residences in America. Its deeply rooted history makes it a perennial destination, with more than 3.5 million visitors each year. Although it is one of the most high profile towns in the country, Newport is also one of the most cloistered. Private Newport: At Home and in the Garden offers an invitation to venture beyond the privet hedges and massive iron gates. It is the first book to step inside the privately owned mansions to reveal a diverse collection of architectural jewels complemented by spectacular gardens. These homes, created by distinguished architects and landscape designers, are stunning examples of Newport's 375-year "old-world" heritage. Eighteen exquisite and unique homes are prominently featured-from the resilient crescent curve of majestic Seafair, which withstood the Hurricane of '38, to the prizewinning Japanese garden at Wildacre, to the nostalgic working farm of heritage breeds at Swiss Village-each contributing its own part to the "Eden of America."

A Mystery for Christmas   Anthology of Thriller Novels   Detective Stories Book

A Mystery for Christmas Anthology of Thriller Novels Detective Stories


  • Author : Charles Dickens
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Release Date : 2022-11-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 9609
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:8596547403067

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DigiCat presents to you a collection of the greatest mystery cases and puzzles for you to solve and relax with during Christmas and winter holidays: Agatha Christie: The Mysterious Affair at Styles The Murder on the Links The Kidnapped Prime Minister The Million Dollar Bond Robbery The Secret Adversary R. Austin Freeman: Dr. Thorndyke's Cases The Adventures of Dr. Thorndyke Dr. Thorndyke's Casebook Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes A Study in Scarlet The Sign of Four The Hound of the Baskervilles The Valley of Fear A. E. W. Mason: At the Villa Rose The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel Mary Roberts Rinehart: The Circular Staircase The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry Tish – The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions More Tish Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Mystery of Marie Rogêt The Purloined Letter Charles Dickens: Hunted Down Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone The Woman in White The Haunted Hotel Robert Barr: The Triumph of Eugéne Valmont Jennie Baxter, Journalist The Adventures of Sherlaw Kombs The Adventure of the Second Swag E. W. Hornung: The Amateur Cracksman The Black Mask; or, Raffles: Further Adventures A Thief in the Night Mr. Justice Raffles John Kendrick Bangs: Mrs. Raffles R. Holmes & Co Melville Davisson Post: The Sleuth of St. James's Square Edgar Wallace: The Four Just Men The Clue of the Twisted Candle Victor L. Whitechurch: The Canon in Residence Anna Katharine Green: The Leavenworth Case A Strange Disappearance The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow That Affair Next Door Lost Man's Lane The Circular Study G. K. Chesterton: The Innocence of Father Brown The Wisdom of Father Brown The Donnington Affair Ellis Parker Butler: Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective Maurice Leblanc: Arsene Lupin The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin Mabel & Paul Thorne: The Sheridan Road Mystery Marion Harvey: The Mystery of the Hidden Room Grace Livingston Hill: The Mystery of Mary

Just Spotted Book

Just Spotted


  • Author : Rosie Bottari
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 1950339513

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Just Spotted tells the tale of a good little elf, Tricky, who likes to play games and silly litle tricks. Tricky gets a wonderful idea while at the North Pole Fair, but his wonderful idea may cancel Christmas. Will Tricky be courageous enough to solve the problem, or will Christmas be postponed?

By The Light Of The Moon Book

By The Light Of The Moon


  • Author : Cindy Nichols
  • Publisher : Prickly Pear Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Hanna has found her place in the world—namely the seaside resort on the Sea of Cortez, rescuing abused and abandoned horses. With her dedication, commitment and patience, her rescue horses love running along the beach as much as she does. Her peaceful lifestyle suits her just fine. After leaving Ireland and traveling the world, Colin lands in a place he’s grown to love. He gives his time and energy to the volunteer fire department along the shore, and is happy to do it. But with the development of the new resort and the vaquita sanctuary, things are changing in their community along the beach. And not everybody is happy about it. Playa Luna and all of the seaside communities are at risk, even the new resort, as the volunteer firefighter brigade realizes that the fires they’ve raced to contain aren’t random. Colin sets out to find out what’s going on and needs help. As much as Hannah can’t believe that anyone would do harm to the place she loves, she knows Colin can’t do this alone.

Christmas in America Book
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Christmas in America


  • Author : Penne L. Restad
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-12-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199923588

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The manger or Macy's? Americans might well wonder which is the real shrine of Christmas, as they take part each year in a mix of churchgoing, shopping, and family togetherness. But the history of Christmas cannot be summed up so easily as the commercialization of a sacred day. As Penne Restad reveals in this marvelous new book, it has always been an ambiguous meld of sacred thoughts and worldly actions-- as well as a fascinating reflection of our changing society. In Christmas in America, Restad brilliantly captures the rise and transformation of our most universal national holiday. In colonial times, it was celebrated either as an utterly solemn or a wildly social event--if it was celebrated at all. Virginians hunted, danced, and feasted. City dwellers flooded the streets in raucous demonstrations. Puritan New Englanders denounced the whole affair. Restad shows that as times changed, Christmas changed--and grew in popularity. In the early 1800s, New York served as an epicenter of the newly emerging holiday, drawing on its roots as a Dutch colony (St. Nicholas was particularly popular in the Netherlands, even after the Reformation), and aided by such men as Washington Irving. In 1822, another New Yorker named Clement Clarke Moore penned a poem now known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," virtually inventing the modern Santa Claus. Well-to-do townspeople displayed a German novelty, the decorated fir tree, in their parlors; an enterprising printer discovered the money to be made from Christmas cards; and a hodgepodge of year-end celebrations began to coalesce around December 25 and the figure of Santa. The homecoming significance of the holiday increased with the Civil War, and by the end of the nineteenth century a full- fledged national holiday had materialized, forged out of borrowed and invented custom alike, and driven by a passion for gift-giving. In the twentieth century, Christmas seeped into every niche of our conscious and unconscious lives to become a f

Annual Report Book

Annual Report


  • Author : New Hampshire Orphans Home
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1914
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112053776206

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The Book of Christmas Book

The Book of Christmas


  • Author : Thomas K. Hervey
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Release Date : 2022-06-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:8596547064695

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The Book of Christmas is a book by Thomas K. Hervey. It illustrates the customs and ceremonies, traditions and superstitions, fun and feeling, along with the colorful festivities of the Christmas season.

Directory of Museums Book

Directory of Museums


  • Author : Kenneth Hudson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1975-06-18
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 10 : 9781349014880

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