By the age of twenty-one, she had reached that goal, becoming world-famous not just in her chosen field of singing but also as an actress. The single "Crazy in Love," featuring her boyfriend, rapper Jay-Z, was one of the biggest hits of the summer of For all her money, fame, and critical recognition, Knowles has managed, according to friends, family, and even journalists, to hold on to her warm, genuine nature. Her father, Mathew, worked for many years as a sales representative selling medical equipment, while her mother, Tina, worked in a bank and later opened her own beauty salon, which became one of the most successful salons in Houston.
Please try your request again later. Aggie and San Antonio Detective Sam take care of a friend's lakeside cottage on a peaceful river in Texas, where Sam will discretely investigate the theft of his friend's boat. Buckets of rain and gusting winds roil the lake, turning tranquil, shady waters into an angry, raging river.
As darkness descends, lightning highlights two people arguing on a dock across the river. When lightning flashes again, they are gone. Do Aggie and Sam witness an accident?
In this short novel of suspense, disaster and mystery propel Aggie to new directions. Mystery, history, and romance on the River Walk complicate their already dicey relationship. I wish I had read this book first.
A great series with fun characters. River City Dead video: See right under photos. Nancy's website and newsletter: Despite warnings from the attractive investigating detective, she plunges ahead to expose the killer. Originally from Chicago, Aggie gets a taste of Texas spiced with mystery, mayhem and romance.
Vacationing with Detective Sam incognito and friend Meredith at a dude ranch in the idyllic Texas Hill Country, she plans to advise column readers how to stay young and fresh in summer. Except for wranglers, dudes, heat, snakes and poison ivy, what could go wrong?
The plot is intricate, with a satisfying ending. Sam and Aggie grow closer, and he still does not know of Aggie's secret grief. West does such a good job of making Aggie humorous, but with a brain.
But programmed to prod, she winds up the prime suspect and is on target to become next campus corpse. Aggie's pluck, humor, intelligence and loving heart will keep her young and make readers smile. A tight mystery, an irrepressible heroine, and superb writing.
I can't wait to read more from this author. For the reader looking for a smarter than average cozy mystery, this book fills the need.
Aggie Mundeen Mysteries by Nancy G. Award-winning mystery series sprinkled with humor and romance. Anyone who has moved to a new locale, tried to shape up, stumbled into trouble or entered into a dicey relationship will appreciate Aggie.
The poems were pretty awful, but Nancy learned if you wrote something, people stopped to read it. In high school, Library Journal Pegasus published her poem, a feat she considered less exciting than cheer leading. A few years later, married, with two daughters, she realized she HAD to study English literature and write.
She read numerous books on writing and wrote articles, poetry, and the biography of artist Jose Vives-Atsara. She founded Book Publishers of Texas where she edited their trade journal and promoted their books for seven years.“Nancy Springer writes like a dream.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Nancy Springer’s kind of writing is the kind that makes you want to run out, grab people on the street, and tell them to go find her book immediately and read them, all of them.” —The News (Salem, Ak).
Biography. Nancy Koerbel is a writer, editor, and educator who has written award-winning poetry and editorials, as well as instructions for how to prepare frozen french yunusemremert.com she¹s been the primary copyeditor and proofreader for the popular Day One series, guides written by engineers for engineers, published by Juniper Networks Books.
Jason Goodman is a Peabody award-winning Director/Writer/Producer with a long background in television documentary and reality programming.
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Kai Bird co-authored with Martin J. Sherwin the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Knopf, ). He has also written biographies of John J. McCloy and McGeorge Bundy—and a memoir, Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis (Scribner, ).
Cynthia Rylant is an award-winning author of picture books, short stories, fiction, and poetry for children and young adults. Her style is clear, straightforward, and lyrical.
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