It's snow accident when a young woman's icy demise sends Claire's vacation to hell in a handbasket
Skiing with her family in Breckenridge, Colorado, gift basket designer Claire Hanover hears a terrified scream cut the frigid mountain air. She is horror-stricken to find Stephanie Contino, the sister of her daughter's boyfriend, dead on the slopes. While everyone else assumes the death was an accident, Claire is suspicious of the extra ski tracks that cross dangerously into Stephanie's path. But the police are skeptical of foul play, even as more signs point to murder.
When incriminating clues put her daughter Judy in danger, Claire investigates and finds trouble around every mogul. Between interviewing a daredevil snowboarder and giving ski lessons to a drug boss, she uncovers a chilling conspiracy that could turn deadly for her family.
"Will appeal to Desperate Housewives fans and those who like cozies with a bit of spice."-Booklist
Each one of the 12 projects featured inside this book looks just like a meticulously hand-woven basket. But, you can actually make these beautiful gift and decorative projects at home on a scroll saw. It's simple and easy. By using any one of the patterns found inside, you'll make your own authentic-looking wooden basket-weave projects in a few hours. No special tools required, just your scroll saw and common wood. Choose from a dozen all new, never before published designs. From the practical Planter Box to the decorative 1880 New England Basket, these projects are guaranteed to please.
Mary grows up sheltered and secure in a beautiful cottage with a loving father. She learns lessons about humility, purity and forgiveness under her father's watchful gaze.However, it doesn't last. Even though she loves God and obeys him this does not protect her ultimately from the envy and hatred of others. Mary is given a generous gift of a new dress from her friend Amelia, the daughter of the local landowner. This incites envy from Juliette, Amelia's maid who had wanted the dress for herself.When Amelia's mother's ring goes missing Juliette decides to pass the blame onto Mary. Both Mary and her father are imprisoned for the crime and eventually exiled from their home. Mary learns to trust in God completely as difficulty follows after difficulty.Even when she doubts if she will ever clear her name she turns back to God who is a constant source of comfort to her. Who did steal the ring in the end? That is the final unexpected twist in the tale, which makes this book a really good read.
Explore the concept of faith in an approachable way with this fantastic board book, retelling the story of Jairus and his daughter. The colourful tabs, which feature a character or object poking out from between the pages, give children a clue to the rest of the scene and prompt a chance for them to pick a favourite. With whimsical illustrations and child-friendly text, it's sure to become an instant favourite with preschoolers and parents alike.
The homesteader's cabin stood in a moon-shaped hollow between the hills and the high mesa; and the land before it stretched away golden and dusky green, and was lost in a blue haze about where the river settlements began. The hills had a flowing outline and melted softly into each other and higher hills behind, until the range broke in a ragged crest of thin peaks white with snow. A clean, wide sky bent over that country, and the air that moved in it was warm and sweet.