Description : While dealing with her friend's wedding and prompted by her boyfriend's proposal, Flora Scurrison makes a wish that she could live her life again and wakes up the next morning to discover that she is once again sixteen years old.
Description : Charming Tales Of The Growing-Up Years From India'S Best-Loved Children S Writer For Several Decades Now, Ruskin Bond S Inimitable Stories About Rusty Have Enthralled And Entertained Children. Rusty Is A Quiet, Imaginative And Sensitive Boy Who Lives In His Grandparents Custody In Pre-Independence Dehra Dun. Though He Is Not The Adventurous Sort Himself, The Strangest And Most Extraordinary Things Keep Happening Around Him, And So The Stories He Has To Tell Are Simply Fascinating. The House In Dehra Is Full Of Strange Creatures. Rusty Has To Deal With His Grandfather S Pet Python, Who Looks Into A Mirror One Day, Falls In Love With His Own Reflection, And Subsequently Spends Its Days Curled Up In A Narcissistic Haze With A Dreamy Look In Its Eyes. Also Present Is The Ever-Inventive Uncle Ken, Who Impersonates Hallam, A Famous Cricketer, In Order To Get A Free Lunch At A Match, And Saunters Off After He Gets Out Early. Soon After, Visiting His Father In Wartime Java, Rusty Narrowly Escapes Enemy Bombardment, And Survives A Plane Crash In The Arabian Sea. Back In India, He Spends His Time Making Friends With An Unlikely Princess In A Lonely Tower, Encountering A Ghost In The Garden, And Recreating His Grandmother S Youthful Days From An Old Photograph. Then, Something Totally Unexpected Happens And Rusty Is Forced To Leave Dehra, His Future Uncertain.... This Volume Of Rusty Stories, The First In A Series, Traces Rusty S Development From Early Childhood To His Early Teens. Arranged In Sequence For The First Time Ever, These Stories Will Be A Riveting Read For Younger And Older Children Alike.
Description : "Shadows" is a gritty, uncompromising book and also, unusually, a boy's love story. It focuses on Jamie, a fifteen-year-old squash prodigy and his relationship with his overbearing father, who is determined that his son will achieve the success he himself never enjoyed and drives the boy to apoint almost beyond endurance. Then Jamie finds a girl hiding in his shed, and in helping her to escape from the danger that is pursuing her, he is at last able to deal with his own problems. He realises that he can't run away for ever. He has to come out of the shadows and face up to his father,whatever the cost. * Winner of the Angus Book Prize and the Lancashire Children's Book Award. * Major prize-winning author: Tim Bowler won the Carnegie Medal with "River Boy". * Strong themes of overcoming fears, helping others, and standing up for what you believe. * New cover treatment to match Tim Bowler's wonderful new novel, "Storm Catchers". * Author was born and brought up in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, and now lives in Totnes, Devon
Description : A simple Indian guy falls in love with a far-off beautiful girl from a different country. Their love story was different- they had fallen in love with each other without ever seeing or talking to each other. They decide to confess their love to each other and hear each other's voice only when they meet. The girl also has a special secret to disclose to the boy, but only when they meet. The boy undertakes an arduous journey to be with the girl of his dreams and take her in her arms. And hear her deepest secret. What happens when they meet each other and what is the hidden secret of this mysterious beauty? Do they ever end up together and spend a happily ever after in spite of her dark past,is the climax of the book. A modern age yet unconventional love story with a moral is how this book can be best described!
Description : Emily I tried to say no. I did more than try, I flat out turned him down. Repeatedly. But Tate Winters doesn't take no for an answer. He's smart, hot, and he knows how to get to me. Before I can stop myself, I'm falling for him. But Tate doesn't know my secrets. He doesn't understand that we can't be together, no matter how much we both want it. TateI like things easy, at least when it comes to women. I'm Tate Winters - I've never had to work for a female in my life. Emily is worth the effort, I know she is. She's beautiful, brilliant, and real. The only woman I've ever known who can match me. She keeps running from me, but I won't let her get away. Emily Winslow is mine. I just have to prove it to her. The Billionaire’s Secret Love is a standalone romance with a happy ending. It’s the second book in the Scandals of the Bad Boy Billionaire’s series, and reveals more about the notorious men of the Winters family. You can read it on its own, everything you need to know from the first book is explained, but you might want to read the others once you get a taste of the Winters men ;}