Description : Come on along. Hitch your wagon to a dog star. Let's take a little trip down South. I want you to meet some people, to live in their skins for a while. I want you to meet the elegant and deadly Jackson K. Luden. See what it is like to grow up gay in a small Southern town. Meet Helen. Is she 70 or 700? Taste some buttered grits; see how they feel sliding down the throat of the portly Junior Wulmothe. Want to know what it's like to own a whole town, how it feels to strike fear like lightning with a single smile, even into the heart of your very own lout of a town sheriff? Then here's Minerva Luden. A faded Southern belle? Gently, oh so gently, kiss Neva Jean Wulmothe on the lips. Is that her perfume you smell or an ancient, dust-filled grave? Would you like to become friends with one decent person? Would you like to have just one friend with whom you are always safe, always loved, always protected? O.K. Hug the neck of Honey. Always Honey. Don't be afraid. Here, take my hand. Come on along. Book jacket.
Description : After her husband’s death, a mother moves her family onto a farm and hatches a scheme to win back the land she used to own An unlikely criminal, Andy Durant is robbing gas stations to buy back land once connected to his wife’s farm in upstate New York. But when he’s shot and killed during a robbery, he leaves his wife, Grady, and their three children to fend for themselves. Moving back to the debt-laden farm, Grady ignites a plan that involves getting in the middle of an adjoining neighbor’s marriage. Meanwhile, one by one the whole family is charmed by Royal Provo, a young and charismatic orphan working on the property. When the money Andy Durant stole resurfaces, all find themselves in escalating danger. Under the Dog Star is chillingly good storytelling.
Description : Contains all three of Jason Crofts adventures, Palos of the Dog Star Pack, The Mouthpiece of Zitu and Jason Son of Jason all in one book!
Description : The book tells the story of a pup found in a sports field and then adopted to become part of a family of three dogs. It is Leo himself that tells the story of how he developed and the problems he came up against in his pack. In telling his story, Leo explains how bad behavior and habits are easily learned and how he did not always understand why they were not accepted. The story then takes on a new turn as Leo then recounts how he came to be included in the pack of a world-famous dog trainer and behaviorist known as the Dog Whisperer. From that moment onward, his life changed and his behavior began to be more acceptable. He also found his true vocation in life running, jumping, and playing ball. A game that he excelled and made him a star of posters and photographs all over the world. Leo explains throughout in simple terms how poor behavior is developed in dogs and gives his thoughts on how good behavior can be encouraged and taught in a way that dogs understand. Leo tells his story from his viewpoint to help dog owners and potential owners, and especially children/young people, how dogs think and learn.
Description : The story of Jason Croft, a young American, an occultist, who astro-projects himself to an earth-like planet orbiting the distant star, Sirius. There he finds a iron-age civilization and the most beautiful women of two worlds. A women he instantly recognizes as his soul twin. But she's about to be parceled off to a degenerate king in a desperate attempt to prevent a war.
Description : Something frightening is happening in the mountain community of Mason County, Virginia. Pets are vanishing mysteriously and "Missing Dog" posters cover the waiting room walls at Dr. Rachel Goddard's veterinary clinic. A pack of feral canines roams at night, attacking livestock in a desperate search for food. Then prominent physician Gordon Hall is found dead in his yard, his throat ripped open. Sheriff's Department investigator Tom Bridger believes the killing was premeditated murder using a trained attack dog as the weapon. He also suspects it is connected to the resurgence of an old problem: illegal dog fighting. But Dr. Hall's son insists the feral pack killed his father, and he organizes a group of men to find and shoot the animals. Rachel and her friend Holly Turner make enemies by trying to rescue the dogs and move them to the sanctuary Holly has created. Tom, in love with Rachel and worried about her safety, must divide his time between the escalating controversy, shutting down the dog-fighting operation (if he can locate it), and hunting for Gordon Hall's killer....
Description : Alison Goodman's first novel - in a very special new edition! Seventeen-year-old Joss is a rebel, and a student of time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo-Historical Studies. This year, for the first time, the Centre has an alien student: Mavkel, from the planet Choria. And Mavkel has chosen Joss, of all people, as his roommate and study partner. Then Mavkel gets sick. Joss quickly realizes that his will to live is draining away. The only way she can help Mavkel is by breaking the Centre's strictest rules - and that means going back in time to change history. This new Firebird edition of Alison Goodman's acclaimed first genre-bending adventure features a short story about Joss and Mav's after-book adventures, originally published in Firebirds Rising.
Description : Sirius, a Newfoundland dog, shows how courageous he is when the ship he is on runs into trouble and it is up to him to save his young owner, Nathan, and the crew.