The Accidental Father Christmas

Author: Tom McLaughlin

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 0192758977

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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The latest hilarious caper from author Tom McLaughlin. Funny by name. Funny by nature. Ben has one important thing on his Christmas list, and it's the same thing every year. He wants his dad to be at home for Christmas. But his wish never comes true. And Ben's starting to get a bit sceptical about Father Christmas's existence, he needs proof. So, on Christmas Eve, he sets up an elaborate booby trap to capture the jolly bearded fella as he comes sliding down the chimney. Kicking off a sequence of hilarious events that makes this Christmas the most bonkers ever!

The Accidental Mother

Author: Rowan Coleman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473527325

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes, Marian Keyes and Sophie Kinsella, this is a funny, warm-hearted novel from the author of The Memory Book, which was featured in the Richard & Judy book club 2014 'I immediately read The Memory Book and it's WONDERFUL ... I'm so happy because she's written other books and its so lovely to find a writer you love who has a backlist' Marian Keyes Sophie Mills has worked her Manolo Blahniks off to reach the near-top of her profession. And she's very happy with her priorities in life - her job, her neurotic cat Artemis and her passion for shoes. After all, relationships only get in the way. And as for children? She hasn't even begun to think about them yet. Until one day an unexpected visitor brings news of a strange inheritance and Sophie is suddenly, out of the blue, in sole charge of two children under the age of six. But motherhood can't be all that hard, can it? Within twenty-four hours, her make-up is smeared all over the bathroom, Artemis has taken up residence on top of her wardrobe, and Sophie is in despair. And all her unconventional mother can suggest is Dr Roberts' Complete Dog Training and Care Manual. Determined to rise to the challenge, Sophie soon realises that she'll need more than a business plan to cope with all this...

The Accidental Feminist

The Life of One Woman through War, Motherhood, and International Photojournalism

Author: Toby Molenaar

Publisher: Skyhorse

ISBN: 1628724110

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 353

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This is the story of an independent woman who is a model for our time—photographer Toby Molenaar. It begins in Holland during World War II, when her country is decimated by the occupying German army and she is literally left to starve. As a little girl, she learns to be self-sufficient—survival is the order of the day. After the war, she finds love in Switzerland, marries, and starts a family. Her perfect life soon unravels however, when she meets the irresistible writer Fred Grunfeld, a foreign correspondent for Time, Life, and other magazines, and the new couple settles in Mallorca. Fred takes her along on his travels covering the world for various publications, from Alaska to Argentina, India, and China. Reinventing herself yet again, Toby learns her new trade as a photographer and becomes an eminent photojournalist. When Husband Number Two leaves and her life in Mallorca evaporates, she is ready to carry on, taking on her own international assignments—until Husband Number Three enters the picture, in France, and a new child is born. Courage, indomitable spirit, an open mind, and accountability only to herself are the stuff of this fascinating and inspirational story. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

An Accidental Revenge..

Author: Kim Joyce Evans

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 132686789X

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Throughout childhood, Lisa is bullied by sister Caroline who believes that she has stolen affection from their parents. Caroline is beautiful, and adored, Lisa is overweight and insecure. At 17, Caroline meets Gino, who awaits marriage to Maria. He claims to love Caroline until she falls pregnant, then insists that she has a termination. Lisa supports her, Caroline then refuses termination, expecting Gino to marry her. He refuses, he is marrying Maria. Baby Michelle is born Caroline leaves the Midlands and meets Simon. Following the heartbreak long ago, described as obese, Lisa changes her lifestyle, emerging as an attractive girl. She meets Alex finding happiness in Marriage and family. Caroline finishes with Simon and returns home where Lisa offers her a home. Her kindness is not appreciated. Caroline is furious that her sister is happy, she does not deserve Alex. Evil plans are afoot, ... will they work?.

Daycare Mum to Wife / Accidental Father: Daycare Mum to Wife / Accidental Father (Mills & Boon Cherish)

Author: Jennie Adams,Nancy Robards Thompson

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 1408902087

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Daycare Mum to Wife Businessman Dan’s got his hands full with five children. Constantly juggling nappies with deadlines is taking its toll. Nanny Jess couldn’t have stepped in at a better time! Even with a baby of her own, she works magic...on Dan’s heart, as well as the kids!

An Accidental Autobiography

The Selected Letters of Gregory Corso

Author: Gregory Corso

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 9780811215350

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 444

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He left (or was left by) a number of girlfriends and he fathered five children along the way. He was apt to raise a bit of a ruckus at poetry readings and other public events. No one could be sure what he might do next except that he would write poetry and get published and that it would be widely read.".

Midwife Crisis

The calamities of a trainee midwife

Author: Hillary Cotterill

Publisher: Monarch Books

ISBN: 0857213792

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Alongside the Slog, the emergencies, and her developing sense of wonder, Hilary is also wrestling with belligerent and wonderful colleagues, true and false friends, the very mixed blessings of the nurses' hostel - and her feelings for a young man called Adrian.

A Celebration Christmas

Author: Nancy Robards Thompson

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460341902

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL Lily Palmer is in for the Christmas of a lifetime! When the nanny signs up to watch Dr. Cullen Dunlevy's four foster kids, she's got her hands full. The Thomas clan is the most mischievous group of youngsters she's ever had to wrangle, but Lily loves the job. After all, what girl wouldn't adore spending the holidays with a warmhearted new family—and their irresistibly handsome foster dad? Cullen doesn't mind Christmas, but his Scrooge-like facade is there for a reason—to protect himself. His tough childhood caused him to hide behind his work and avoid entanglements at all costs. That includes avoiding falling for the deliciously tempting new nanny that Santa left for him this year…

An Accidental Soldier

Author: John Charalambous

Publisher: University of Queensland Press

ISBN: 0702252506

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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During World War I, Harry Lambert reluctantly finds himself fighting on Europe's Western Front. Watching his friends die around him, Harry can't bear the thought of dying before ever having truly known love. Making a life-changing decision, he deserts, walking away from the battlefield into an unfamiliar and hostile French countryside. Desperately trying to avoid capture, he meets Colombe, a stoic farm-wife bowed by hard work and tragedy, who will risk everything to save his life.

Accidentally In Love/The Accidental Countess/The Accidental Pri

Author: Michelle Willingham

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 1488769788

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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The Accidental Countess When Stephen Chesterfield, the Earl of Whitmore, awakes to find a beautiful woman berating him, he knows he is in trouble! He cannot recall the past three months of his life, never mind having a wife! What's more, someone is trying to silence him before his memory returns... Emily Chesterfield is trapped in a marriage of convenience with a man who doesn't remember her. Stephen clearly thinks she is the most unsuitable countess, but she is falling for her enigmatic husband. Can they find trust and love before it is too late? The Accidental Princess Lieutenant Michael Thorpe is a forbidden temptation for Lady Hannah Chesterfield. Etiquette demands Hannah ignore the shivers of desire his wicked gaze provokes, but he's the only man to recognize her restless spirit, and her unawakened body is clamoring for his touch... Thrown together by scandal, a defiant Hannah joins Michael on an adventure to uncover the secret of his birth — is this common soldier really a prince? If so, will the ordinary man who has taught Hannah the meaning of pleasure now make her his royal bride?