Happy Never After

Author: Mary Kay Andrews

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0061847798

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 1118


“Callahan and her cohort of continuing characters...are great company...If Happy Never After were a song, we’d be dancing in the streets.” — San Jose Mercury News In the fourth installment of Andrews’s acclaimed series about Callahan Garrity, Atlanta’s most inquisitive cleaning lady, she sets out to prove the innocence of a rock idol of her childhood. Callahan Garrity is a former Atlanta cop, a part-time sleuth and full-time owner of House Mouse, a cleaning service that tidies up after Atlanta’s elite. She and her coterie of devoted helpers can ransack a house for clues faster than it takes a fingerprint to set. Callahan needs all the help she can get trying to keep Rita Fontaine, a washed-up 1960s teenage rock star, out of jail. It’s nothing less than murder when Stu Hightower, the vain, temperamental president of a thriving Atlanta recording company, is found dead in the designer den of his posh home. His only companions are the slug in his heart and Rita, dead-drunk and looking guilty. Callahan believes in Rita’s innocence because, after all, Hightower had made more enemies than records in his career. But discovering who hated him enough to kill him could send her floating down a river of lost dreams without a paddle.

Happily Never After

Author: Kathleen O'Brien

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781426883590

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 3325


Members of the wedding party are starting to die. No one could believe that Thomas Beckham was the kind of man to leave a woman at the altar, but he couldn't marry his bride-to-be. Not after what he'd seen her do. His only choice was to leave and never look back--and to keep to himself everything he'd witnessed. After the wedding-that-wasn't, everyone, including Kelly Ralston, went on to other things. Or so it had always seemed. But ten years later, Kelly finds herself attending the funeral of another one of the bridesmaids--the third member of the wedding party to meet a tragic death. Kelly can't help but wonder if the deaths are a coincidence. Or are they linked? If so, who will be targeted next? Thomas Beckham may be her only chance to find the killer. Before the killer finds her...

Heart Trouble

Author: Mary Kay Andrews

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0061854158

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 5919


“Truly exciting...[Andrews] has moved into the winner’s circle with Heart Trouble.” — St. Louis Post-Dispatch The fifth installment of this popular series sends cleaning lady/sleuth Callahan Garrity after the killer of the most hated woman in Atlanta. Former cop, currently co-owner of the House Mouse housecleaning service, and freelance p.i., Callahan Garrity raises eyebrows when she accepts an assignment from the most hated person in Atlanta — a wealthy white socialite who killed a young Black girl in a drunken hit-and-run and was punished with no more than a slap on the wrist. Even Callahan’s “Mice” are grumbling. But when a roadside murder turns up the heat on the racial tensions that have been simmering dangerously since Whitney Albright Dobbs received her laughably light sentence, Callahan realizes she’ll have to pull out all the stops to trap a mean, mad killer — for the sake of justice and a city that’s threatening to explode.

After the Fire

Author: Karen Campbell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848945418

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 5741

Mark Billingham 'The plot is wonderful, the characterisation of a family in crisis is both sharp and sympathetic, and the author does not shy away from examining the less palatable aspects of relations between the police and the public' Guardian 'I loved it . . . Anna is a great, original character and Karen Campbell has a great way with images' Kate Atkinson 'Karen Campbell deserves to be admitted to membership of what's becoming a very large club - Scottish crime writers of excellence . . . As to be expected from a former police officer, Campbell portrays her milieu with harsh authenticity, and Anna Cameron is wholly believable in her unheroic role. Glasgow and its citizens are described with vivid passion' The Times">

PERFECT FOR FANS OF SUSIE STEINER Someone is dead because of Jamie. Yesterday they were alive. Jamie Worth is a newly qualified as a firearms officer and is called to a domestic disturbance. Events get out of hand, and he shoots and kills a teenaged girl who appears to have been unarmed. Already wracked with guilt, he is horrified when, with the media baying for blood, he is accused of murder. How can a police officer survive in prison when he suddenly finds himself on the wrong side of the law? And how can his wife Cath and ex Anna come to terms with what has happened? From the author of THE TWILIGHT TIME, AFTER THE FIRE is a chilling glimpse of the flipside of life as a law enforcer, written in 'stiletto-sharp prose' (The Herald) by one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction. Praise for Karen Campbell 'Gritty as all hell, shot through with black humour and with enough pace and atmosphere to give the likes of Denise Mina a run for their money. All this and the chutzpah to create a seedy and unpleasant superintendent named Rankin!' font size="+1">Mark Billingham 'The plot is wonderful, the characterisation of a family in crisis is both sharp and sympathetic, and the author does not shy away from examining the less palatable aspects of relations between the police and the public' Guardian 'I loved it . . . Anna is a great, original character and Karen Campbell has a great way with images' Kate Atkinson 'Karen Campbell deserves to be admitted to membership of what's becoming a very large club - Scottish crime writers of excellence . . . As to be expected from a former police officer, Campbell portrays her milieu with harsh authenticity, and Anna Cameron is wholly believable in her unheroic role. Glasgow and its citizens are described with vivid passion' The Times

Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020

Author: Lloyd Trott

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 135010759X

Category: Drama

Page: 518

View: 7048


This well-established and respected directory supports actors in their training and search for work on stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies, photographers and much more, this essential reference book editorially selects only the most relevant and reputable contacts for the actor. With several new articles including The multi-hyphenate comedy actor-performer-writer; Ignition, inspiration and the imposter; Be prepared for publicity; and Equity pension scheme, Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020 features aspects of the profession not previously covered, as well as continuing to provide valuable insight into auditions, interviews and securing work alongside a casting calendar and financial issues. This is a valuable professional tool in an industry where contacts and networking are key to career survival. All listings have been updated alongside fresh advice from industry experts.

Actors and Performers Yearbook 2019

Author: Lloyd Trott

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350067954

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 522

View: 8704


This well-established and respected directory supports actors in their training and search for work on stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies, photographers and much more, this essential reference book editorially selects only the most relevant and reputable contacts for the actor. With several new articles and commentaries, Actors and Performers Yearbook 2019 features aspects of the profession not previously covered, as well as continuing to provide valuable insight into auditions, interviews and securing work alongside a casting calendar and financial issues. This is a valuable professional tool in an industry where contacts and networking are key to career survival. All listings have been updated alongside fresh advice from industry experts.

Actors and Performers Yearbook 2015

Author: N.A

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472571959

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 520

View: 9449


Actors and Performers Yearbook is an established and respected directory that enables actors to find work in stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies and photographers, Actors and Performers Yearbook editorially selects only the most relevant and reputable contacts for the actor. Formerly known as Actors' Yearbook, Actors and Performers Yearbook features articles and commentaries, providing valuable insight into the profession: auditions, interviews and securing work alongside a casting calendar and advice on contracts and finance. This is an incredibly useful professional tool in an industry where contacts and networking are key to career survival. The listings detailed in this edition have been thoroughly updated alongside fresh advice from industry experts.

Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2022

Author: N.A

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350235644

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 488

View: 5512


This well-established and respected directory supports actors in their training and search for work in theatre, film, TV, radio and comedy. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies, photographers and much more, this essential reference book editorially selects only the most relevant and reputable contacts for the actor. Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2022 features: * 4 newly commissioned interviews conducted by Polly Bennett and Joan Iyiola (co-founders of The Mono Box) with theatre industry professionals including Cherrelle Skeete, Hazel Holder, Ned Bennett and Tom Ross Williams * a new foreword by Polly Bennett With the listings updated every year, the Actors' and Performers' Yearbook continues to be the go-to guide for help with auditions, interviews and securing/sustaining work within the industry. Covering training and working in theatre, film, radio, TV and comedy, it contains invaluable resources such as a casting calendar and articles on a range of topics from your social media profile to what drama schools are looking for to financial and tax issues. An invaluable professional tool that anyone working in the industry will benefit from.

Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018

Author: N.A

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350030228

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1050

View: 3364


Actors and Performers Yearbook is an established and respected directory that enables actors to find work in stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies and photographers, Actors and Performers Yearbook editorially selects only the most relevant and reputable contacts for the actor. Actors and Performers Yearbook features articles and commentaries, providing valuable insight into the profession: auditions, interviews and securing work alongside a casting calendar and advice on contracts and finance. This is an incredibly useful professional tool in an industry where contacts and networking are key to career survival. The listings detailed in this edition have been thoroughly updated alongside fresh advice from industry experts.

Fruits of Her Plume: Essays on Contemporary Russian Women's Culture

Author: Helena Goscilo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317470036

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 2866


The 1980s witnessed the ascendency of Russian women in multiple spheres of artistic creation, including literature, film, and painting. This volume may thus be said to engage not only women's artistic production but, indeed, the best and most colourful of recent Russian culture. Treating contemporary Russian women's creativity, it approaches women's texts, films, and canvasses from a range of perspectives, from anti-gendered to feminist. Some of the essays introduce writers not previously well studied, others challenge conventional interpretations and assumptions, while still others yield original viewpoints through novel juxtapositions. In addition to offering insights into the various artists under analysis, the essays map the wide terrain of issues and methodologies proliferating in cultural criticism today, and mirror the diversity that is one of the most appealing features of women's creativity in contemporary Russia.