Maggie's Market

A heart-stopping saga of love, family and friendship

Author: Dee Williams

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755381998

Category: Fiction

Page: 257

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After her husband disappears, will Maggie Ross be able to support her young family alone? Dee Williams' Maggie's Market is a heart-warming saga of a young mother finding happiness and independence after heartache. Perfect for fans of Sheila Newberry and Annie Murray. 'A brilliant story, full of surprises' - Woman's Realm It's 1935 and Maggie Ross loves her life amongst the stallholders in Kelvin Market where her husband Tony has a bric-a-brac stall and where she lives, with her young family, above Mr Goldman's bespoke tailors. But when one fine spring day her husband disappears into thin air her world collapses. Maggie has no way of knowing where her husband went, nor why he left her so suddenly - especially when she's got a new baby on the way. What she can tell is who her real friends are, as she struggles to bring her children up alone. There's outspoken, golden-hearted Winnie, her fellow stallholder whose cheerful chatter hides a sad past, and cheeky Eve whom she's known since they were girls. And there's also Inspector Matthews, the policeman sent to investigate her husband's disappearance; a man who, to the Kelvin Market staffholders, is on the wrong side of the law, and a man to whom Maggie is increasingly drawn... What readers are saying about Maggie's Market: 'Dee Williams is a page-turner. She creates atmosphere and tension, but most of all, you really don't want to put the book down. There is something for everyone in this story. Buy a copy and travel into another world' 'I loved the characters and camaraderie amongst the market stall holders... a charming story' 'Another lovely, exciting story, really enjoyed it from beginning to end, didn't want to put it down'

PRODUCT POLICY AND BRAND MANAGEMENT

Author: A. K. CHITALE,RAVI GUPTA

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 812034636X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

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The book, now in its second edition, continues to elucidate the concepts and topics of Product Policy and Brand Management in concise and clear manner. The book is divided into four parts—Part I on Fundamentals of Product Management throws light on the concepts of product and its management, role of product managers, product life cycle, diffusion models, developing a product manager, and the product planning system and strategies. Part II on New Product Development shows what are the barriers faced while developing a new product, the test marketing stages and its alternatives, launching of the product, future trends of product management and success stories. Part III on Brand Management defines branding, branding decisions, brand equity, brand identity, and brand positioning. Part IV gives an analytical and practical insight on the discussed concepts with the help of Live Case Studies. The book is primarily intended for the students of MBA, MMS, and ME/MTech (industrial Management). Besides, would also be useful for the professional managers as well. New To This Edition The new edition is packed with 11 new cases on: Tracking of a Product Launch Long-run Market Share Estimation Conversion of a Commodity to a Brand New Product Development Approach to a Food Product Portfolio Matrix Application

Working in Class

Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Our Academic Work

Author: Allison L. Hurst,Sandi Kawecka Nenga

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475822545

Category: Education

Page: 212

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More students today are financing college through debt, but the burdens of debt are not equally shared. The least privileged students are those most encumbered and the least able to repay. All of this has implications for those who work in academia, especially those who are themselves from less advantaged backgrounds. Warnock argues that it is difficult to reconcile the goals of facilitating upward mobility for students from similar backgrounds while being aware that the goals of many colleges and universities stand in contrast to the recruitment and support of these students. This, combined with the fact that campuses are increasingly reliant on adjunct labor, makes it difficult for the contemporary tenure-track or tenured working-class academic to reconcile his or her position in the academy.

Maggie's Boy

Author: Beryl Kingston

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1448213428

Category: Music

Page: N.A

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When Alison marries Rigby Toan she cannot believe her luck. Rigg is the perfect husband – loving, ambitious and attractive – and everybody envies them their happiness. But when the recession takes hold Rigg's facade is stripped away and his flashy car and sharp suits prove to be bought by expensive lies. As debts spiral out of control and their home is repossessed, Alison is forced to open her eyes to the world and to the sort of man her husband really is. From his position as a private investigator, Morgan watches as Alison trudges the weary path of poverty and despair. But even he underestimates the inspirational strengths of her determination to eventually win through. Maggie's Boy, first published in 1994, is a heartwarming story of the determination and love that can conquer a change of fortune and terrible hardship.

Maggie's Hope

Author: John Gordon

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469146061

Category: Fiction

Page: 327

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The day began as most of the other days had begun. Beths husband snuggled close. He smelled of after-shave and toast. He kissed her and their baby boy good-bye as he headed out the door for the train station and work in New York City. Etiennes fiance kissed him good-bye, too, told him the coffee was started and that she just had to run downtown and would be back in an hour or two. And then, two airplanes slammed into the World Trade Center Towers and killed almost three thousand people. And just like that, Beth and Etienne had lost the most special person in their lives; lives that would never be the same. As they each struggle with denial and grief, drowning in pain and fear, lashing out at those trying to help pick up the pieces, grace sneaks up on them. Their healing begins cautiously with the help of two very different souls; two survivors of a different sort both named Maggie.

The Value of Storytelling

Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, George Eliot, and the Business of Novel-writing in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Jon Michael Varese

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 454

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Born in Shame

Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101145994

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes the final novel in the Irish Born Trilogy—following Born in Fire and Born in Ice. Shannon Bodine’s life revolves around her job as a graphic artist at a New York ad agency. But her world turns upside down when she learns the identity of her real father: Thomas Concannon. Obeying her late mother’s wishes, Shannon reluctantly travels to County Clare. There, amid the lush landscape steeped in legend, she meets her half sisters and their families, but she’s wary of opening her heart to them—or to their charming neighbor… Murphy Muldoon is a successful farmer and horse breeder with a romantic streak that can turn the most trite sentiment into poetry. Soon, his striking good looks and unpretentious ways have Shannon discovering the possibility of a love that was meant to be. Don't miss the other books in the Irish Born Trilogy Born in Fire Born in Ice

Hannah of Hope Street

A gripping saga of youthful hope and family ties

Author: Dee Williams

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755382005

Category: Fiction

Page: 261

View: 1546

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A young girl dreams of a better tomorrow... Dee Williams' Hannah of Hope Street is a poignant saga of a young girl's fight to look after her little sister, once they are left to fend for themselves in the poverty-stricken streets of East London. Perfect for fans of Annie Murray and Lindsey Hutchinson. Hannah Miller is a young girl who has had to grow up fast. Since the death of her parents she has taken responsibility for her sister Alice, determined to provide her with the love and stability they've both been denied. But when a violent incident with their bullying guardian finds the girls cold and hungry on the teeming streets of East London, Hannah realises she is out of her depth. She has little option but to accept the help of the strange old woman, Maudie, whose ramshackle home at the end of Rotherhithe's bustling Hope Street, Hannah soon realises, is a den of young thieves. Alice loves their new life, the companionship of the lively household and the gruff affection of the enigmatic, warm-hearted Maudie. But despite the fact that she is growing increasingly fond of Jack, one of the most long-standing of Maudie's brood, Hannah can never be happy living outside the law. As she battles for respectability, Hannah begins to see she is creating an ever-widening rift between herself and those she loves most dearly - one of whom, as the Great War approaches, might be taken from her for good... What readers are saying about Hannah of Hope Street: 'Lovely story - five stars' 'Dee Williams never lets me down'

For Maggie's Sake

Author: Lora Leigh

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1466857072

Category: Fiction

Page: 102

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Sinful pleasure and forbidden desire rule in #1 bestselling author Lora Leigh's story For Maggie's Sake, previously published in the anthologies Real Men Do It Better and Taken, now exclusively in ebook format. Maggie Chavez is in protective custody with a member of her former lover's SEAL team. Joe, her ex-lover, thinks Maggie is hiding information from him about a powerful drug lord and the deaths of some SEALs. He intends to seduce her and get the information before she can sell it back to the drug cartel. But the desire crackles between them and their attraction is undeniable. How can Joe use her and leave her, when all he wants is to hold her close and never let go?

Law in a Market Context

An Introduction to Market Concepts in Legal Reasoning

Author: Robin Paul Malloy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521016551

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 260

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In Law in a Market Context Robin Paul Malloy examines the way in which people, as social beings, experience the intersection of law, markets, and culture. Through case examples, illustrative fact patterns, and problems based on hypothetical situations he demonstrates the implications and the ambiguities of law in a market society. In his analysis he provides a complete and accessible introduction to a vast array of economic terms, concepts, and ideas--making this book a valuable primer for anyone interested in understanding the use of market concepts in legal reasoning.

Maggie's American Dream

The Life and Times of a Black Family

Author: James P. Comer

Publisher: Dutton Adult

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 228

View: 9135

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This inspiring black family success story centers on an exceptional woman, Maggie Comer, whose American dream brought her from abject poverty in the rural South to become the mother of five outstanding achievers. Told first through Maggie's own words, then through those of her son James - an award-winning child psychiatrist and brilliant educator - Maggie's American Dream is an unforgettable chronicle of courage and resourcefulness, of pride and achievement, of daring to dream despite the odds. Book jacket.

Lamento

Im Bann der Feenkönigin

Author: Maggie Stiefvater

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426558637

Category: Fiction

Page: 348

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Immer wieder träumt die 16-jährige Deirdre von einem geheimnisvollen Jungen namens Luke. Doch das sind nur Träume, oder? Das Mädchen kann es kaum glauben, als ihr Luke bei einer Schulaufführung plötzlich leibhaftig gegenübersteht. Noch seltsamer wird es, als ihre Großmutter sie eindringlich vor dem Jungen warnt und sie bittet, sich von ihm fernzuhalten. Das ist längst unmöglich für Deirdre: Sie hat sich unsterblich verliebt. Doch Luke ist nicht der, für den sie ihn hält. Als er plötzlich spurlos verschwindet und Deirdre sich auf die Suche nach ihm macht, gerät sie mitten hinein in einen magischen Krieg, der seit Jahrhunderten währt. Und sie erfährt, dass der Junge, den sie liebt, von der rachsüchtigen Feenkönigin mit einem ganz bestimmten Auftrag zu ihr geschickt wurde: Um sie zu töten ... Lamento von Maggie Stiefvater: Fantasy pur im eBook!