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Carrie gasped and Tully swung the lid fully open revealing piles of neatly stacked one hundred-dollar bills. “Shit-bloody hell.” They just stared neither knowing what to say. Carrie whispered as if frightened they would be overheard.

Author: Bruce Cooke

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 9781982290139

Category: Fiction

Page: 310

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Tully Sanderson can report events all over the globe with no problems. He can ferret out stories in the most secretive of places and emerge unscathed from the most dangerous worlds. He can lure almost any woman into his bed and holds his liquor till everyone else is under the table. The one thing he doesn't seem to bre able to do, however is to overcome the estrangement between him and his daughter Carrie. Maybe it's time he told her the truth about how her mother died, but he might just lose her forever if she finds out that he's the one who pulled the trigger.
2021-04-13 By Bruce Cooke

Passing out money when people needed help with their Golden Mile gambling bills, shit like that. Sometimes he'd put me in touch with a new friend he made. We had people inside the CAP, and Phoenix Water. Bureau of Reclamation.

Author: Paolo Bacigalupi

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748127153

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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From the international bestselling author of the Hugo and Nebula award-winning The Windup Girl, comes an electrifying thriller set in a world on the edge of collapse. WATER IS POWER The American Southwest has been decimated by drought, Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in Phoenix, Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez is sent to investigate. With a wallet full of identities and a tricked-out Tesla, Angel arrows south, hunting for answers that seem to evaporate as the heat index soars and the landscape becomes more and more oppressive. There, Angel encounters Lucy Monroe, a hardened journalist who knows far more about Phoenix's water secrets than she admits, and Maria Villarosa, a young Texas migrant who dreams of escaping north to those places where water still falls from the sky. As bodies begin to pile up and bullets start flying, the three find themselves pawns in a game far bigger, more corrupt, and dirtier than any of them could have imagined. With Phoenix teetering on the verge of collapse and time running out, their only hope for survival rests in one another's hands. But when water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only truth in the desert is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink.
2015-05-26 By Paolo Bacigalupi

Bills, shit.” “Specifically?” “Like car note, rent, gas, food, doctor bills, student loans, cell phone bill, Pampers, child care—happy now?” “Nicole, I'm trying to help you. Make my job easier by cooperating, please.” She apologized.

Author: Cydney Rax

Publisher: Dafina

ISBN: 9781496701435

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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When a dream marriage goes wrong for a mistress-turned-wife, even perfect plan for payback may mean losing it all in this sexy contemporary romance. Nicole finally has it all. She dreamed, schemed, and seduced her way to media adoration and marriage to the lover she stole from his wife. But the honeymoon phase suddenly shatters when the groom decides to win back his ex. But if Nicole can't be the picket-fence wife, she’ll be the picture-perfect, very rich widow. And sexing her ex-con first love will ensure his help—and keep her hot and satisfied through those lonely grieving nights . . . To keep her own hands clean, Nicole must spin new lies, flip new scripts—and deal with the ultimate betrayal. Keeping her enemies close means igniting secrets and revelations even Nicole doesn’t see coming. And as an avalanche of scandal threatens everything she’s trying to keep, the last woman standing may be the biggest loser of all . . .
2017-02-01 By Cydney Rax

Marcus was still fuming, visualizing the encounter and Bill's shit-eaten grin. Terry gulped. “The shit dad I was.” The words snapped Marcus from his daydream. He blew out a large breath. Terry did the same. “Yeah,” Terry said after a ...

Author: Curtis Ippolito

Publisher: Red Dog Press

ISBN: 9781913331931

Category: Fiction

Page: 226

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A dead body. A dark past. An ordinary man with everything to lose. Marcus Kemp is a regular beat cop living a normal life in San Diego, California. Until the day he makes a shocking discovery: a dead body in the trunk of a stolen car. Worse, the victim turns out to be the man who abused him as a child. Marcus instinctively wants to help the killer get away with murder and, disregarding his police oath, will stop at nothing to make it happen. With both his job and freedom in jeopardy, his investigation leads him to an unexpected killer, and Marcus is soon faced with an impossible decision. Can he finally bury the past before it drags him under?
2021-03-16 By Curtis Ippolito

It wasn't until he was halfway to the subway that he thought about his next gig—if he could find one in time to pay his bills. “Shit.” * * * When Doc woke up the next day it was just past 5:00 p.m. and his right hand was throbbing.

Author: Walker Smith

Publisher: Sonata Books, LLC

ISBN: 9780990499688

Category: Fiction

Page: 251

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In 1937, a young trumpet player called Doc leaves Harlem with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade to fight in the Spanish Civil War. Eight hundred miles away, a little girl named Pearl is fighting a child’s war against poverty and paternal abuse in a Chicago tenement. Spain’s defeat leads directly to World War II. For the honor of Spain and self, Doc heads off to fight another war. Meanwhile, Pearl discovers the power of her voice and begins her own odyssey.By 1946, the war is over and New York is sizzling with the sounds of bebop. Doc returns to find peace in the music, but everything changes when the band’s new singer walks into the club. Her voice is as deep and arresting as her dark eyes, and her name takes up residence in his mind. Pearl.After a turbulent start, they ease into a healing love and claim Harlem as their small piece of America. But soon a new war is rumbling. As a deadly strain of heroin floods their streets, Doc is targeted by the House Un-American Activities Committee, and Pearl falls under the scrutiny of a stalker with a badge. Doc learns that everything is linked, and must revisit a chilling question he still carries from Spain: What constitutes an act of war? And what is he prepared to do about it?
2018-06-25 By Walker Smith

His bills. Shit! How would he even pay his next month's bills? What if a client's fees didn't come through? Sometimes he had to carry the business off of savings. There was a gasp at the end of the room. Donny raised his face.

Author: Leanne Davis

Publisher: Leanne Davis

ISBN: 9781941522134

Category: Fiction

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Donny Lindstrom married Vickie Moore only months after meeting her. Now he knows what others were trying to warn him about: his wife was becoming harder to deal with than their young daughter. The only ones who truly realize how messed up his marriage has become are his in-laws: Tracy and Micah McKinley. Tracy considers her marriage a happy one for years, until the day her husband comes home and shatters everything she thought was true with his latest revelation. Suddenly, she can’t be married at all, and there is no one left for her to rely on except Donny. Tracy and Donny are good friends, who share nieces, Saturday night barbecues, holidays, and kids’ sports games. They are not, and have never, considered each other anything more than amicable in-laws. Donny is the fill-in brother she usually calls if she needs help with something, and Tracy’s the nice aunt he relies on to babysit his young daughter. Micah’s shocking betrayal soon leads him to beg Donny to watch out for his wife and kids after he leaves. Donny agrees, but doesn’t, not even for a second, think that request will turn his already tumultuous life upside-down. However, everything soon changes when Donny begins to see a different woman in Tracy than he’s ever known, and wonders if he is indeed married to not only the wrong woman, but also the wrong sister. The Sister Series is an epic, multi-family, multi-generational saga that spans sixty years, with overlapping family entanglements, tragedies, triumphs and romance. It touches on the emotional scars and battles that are often hidden in people. Rape. Drugs. Abuse. Violence. Pain. Betrayal. And how they can be overcome. Joy. Family. Forgiveness. Faith. Hope. Redemption…Love. So, buckle in for this 19 book saga that will both break and heal your heart. Reading Order for The Sister Series: The Other Sister The Years Between (Jessie & Will)-1.5 not included in series count The Good Sister The Best Friend The Wrong Sister The Years After The Broken Sister The Perfect Sister The Lost Sister The Remaining Sister The Step Sister Christina Natalie Melissa Emily Wesley Wyatt Devon Damion
2014-12-11 By Leanne Davis

My view was as pretty as the one from the new development, but in the first flash of autumn color I saw winter coming. Heating bills. “Shit.” What with one thing and another, I'd forgotten my already casual bookkeeping.

Author: Clea Simon

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781615952984

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Pru Marlowe isn't your ordinary animal psychic. A tough girl on the run from her own gift, Pru left the big city to return to her picturesque Berkshires hometown looking for a little peace. Too bad that her training as an animal behaviorist got her mixed up with Lily, a rescue dog, and Charles, her person. Now Charles is dead, and Lily looks good for it. After all, Lily is a pitbull, a fighting-ring dropout, and way too traumatized to give Pru a clear picture of what she has witnessed. But Pru knows something about bad girls trying to clean up, and, with a sense of justice strong enough to overcome her dislike of human society, she takes the case. Listening to the animals, Pru picks up clues - and learns there are secrets in the pretty little town that make murder look simple. Unable to tell anybody about her psychic abilities, uncertain at times about her own sanity, Pru comes to realize that if she clears Lily, she'll likely become the prime suspect - or the next victim. While the only creature she can totally trust is her crotchety tabby Wallis, Pru's got to uncover the real killer - and find a way to live with her gift - before the real beasts in the town savage her and those she has come to love. The first in the Pru Marlowe "pet noir" series.
2011-10-31 By Clea Simon

where the money was gonna come from for all those bills. Shit, yes—it would have broken a lesser man, but you religiously practiced your Double-A method, and by Christ, it worked! Up to a point. You were getting calls from the bank just ...

Author: Rick Hautala

Publisher: Crossroad Press

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Category: Fiction

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From the subway tunnels of Boston to the rain-swept streets of Quebec City to the deepest snow-filled forests of Hilton, Maine, no one in these chilling stories by horror master Rick Hautala is safe from the darkness or the dangerous things that lurk in the shadows. Waiting for us. Reaching for us … Over the years, Rick Hautala's stories and novels have terrified and captivated millions of readers around the world. Bedbugs is a career-spanning collection of stories that whisks you away on a guided tour of the darkest reaches of the human maind and soul—a tour that could only be conducted by someone with Rick Hautala's ability to make your blood run cold. Stories in this collection are: The Back of My Hands Schoolhouse The Voodoo Queen Surprise Tunnels … from a Stone Crying Wolf The Sources of the Nile Silver Rings Colt .24 Bird in the House Cousins’ Curse Speedbump Rubies and Pearls A Little Bit of Divine Justice Karen’s Eyes Master Tape Breakfast at Earl’s Closing the Doors Worst Fears Winter Queen Late Summer Shadows Hitman Perfect Witness Piss Eyes Served Cold
2013 By Rick Hautala

As if I didn't have to put up with enough crap at work today, she has to call and add to my aggravation at work and at home ... Said she's out of money, too and needs to pay bills.” “Shit! She's the last one I wanted to talk to. Christ!

Author: Michelle Finnegan

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1462823955

Category: Fiction

Page: 159

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Hung Jury tells the story about Astraea, whose name was borrowed from the Greek goddess of Truth. It is Atraea's quest for truth, justice and unconditional love in a world full of land mines, manipulative individuals, growing concerns and dwindling hope. Pray for Help and change
2008-04-24 By Michelle Finnegan

So Ben pulled it open , revealing the carefully stacked bills . “ Shit , ” William whispered to Gardner . " We don't know nothin ' about it . We were poking into the earth and as I turned to walk away from that spot to another at the ...

Author: Rita Mae Brown

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780593357613

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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A blackmailer targeting wealthy members of “Sister” Jane Arnold’s club has turned the hunters into the hunted in this thrilling mystery from New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown. “Cunning foxes, sensible hounds, and sweet-tempered horses are among the sparkling conversationalists in this charming series.”—The New York Times Book Review It’s the start of fox-hunting season and Sister is training a new generation of hounds in eager anticipation of Opening Hunt. But before they make it to that exciting day, several members of the hunt club receive ominous videos in which they appear to be doing scandalous, career-ending deeds. The videos are doctored, but does it matter? The unknown blackmailer promises to publish the clips if they don’t get paid, and even the most upstanding citizen can be brought down by the court of public opinion. While Sister and her friends try to unmask the dastardly mind behind the videos, mysteries abound in their beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain town home. Two men die, apparently by suicide, shocking a community that never saw their deaths coming. And rumors abound that Old Paradise, the estate being lovingly restored by Crawford Howard, houses a secret stash of gold from its original owner. Does someone want the treasure badly enough to kill for? Sister and her fellow Jefferson Hunt Club members, including friends both two- and four-legged, are on the case—and with any luck, they’ll catch the criminals before the first horn sounds on opening day.
2022-05-17 By Rita Mae Brown