The Finder of Lost Things

Author: Frank Hibbs
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462830251
Release Date: 2007-11-13
Genre: Fiction

A man with an unusual talent for finding lost objects searches for the man that kidnapped and assaulted his young niece. The search and chase leads him across half the nation to a large metropolitan area where his senses tell him the culprit is hiding. During his search, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful widow. The culprit is a sly and cunning adversary and leads the hunter on a long and arduous chase.

The Finder

Author: Margaret Buffie
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1553376722
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Fiction


The Finder

Author: Colin Harrison
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781408808993
Release Date: 2010-01-04
Genre: Fiction

Jin Li, the beautiful young manager of a Manhattan office-cleaning firm, is on the run. She has been 'disposing' of valuable information from top corporations, and now the people she has stolen from are desperate for revenge. Meanwhile, the mysterious Ray Grant, Jin Li's former lover, is tracked down by her ruthless brother Chen and offered an impossible choice: help Chen find Jin Li, or place his own father in danger. As the hunt for Jin Li gathers pace, the stakes are high on all sides. Will Ray find her before her enemies do? Can Chen and his Shanghai 'associates' be trusted to keep their word? And what is the secret that could affect them all? In this sizzling story of manipulation and revenge, Colin Harrison, author of The Havana Room and Manhattan Nocturne, keeps you guessing - and breathless - until the very last page.

The House of the Vestals

Author: Steven Saylor
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781780336022
Release Date: 2012-01-19
Genre: Fiction

Wonderfully entertaining mystery stories set in the world of the acclaimed ROMA SUB ROSA series. It is the Rome of the Late Republic, and Gordianus the Finder has a knack for finding trouble - and dead bodies. Known to many as the one man in the ancient world who can both keep a secret and uncover one, Gordianus lays bare some of his most intriguing adventures in this new volume in Steven Saylor's highly acclaimed mystery series. In 'Little Caesar and the Pirates', Gordianus must act as a go-between for kidnappers, but he begins to wonder who is really being held hostage; in 'The Alexandrian Cat', a mischievous girl and a tell-tale sneeze reveal an ingenious plot of murder and thievery; and in 'The House of the Vestals', blackmail goes horribly wrong and there is no one to take the blame. The result is an engrossing collection of finely wrought mystery tales with all the suspense and craft that are the trademark of Saylor's work.

The Finder

Author: Alex Woolf
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781849898140
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Fiction

Introducing Waldo Mars – former model, failed inventor, and the best finder east of Alpha Centauri, or at least Uxbridge. Waldo is impeded, rebuked and generally resented at every turn by his put-upon assistant, Rose Duvalle. And if he isn’t fighting with Rose, he is having to indulge the delusions of his bizarre clientele. There’s Reg, for example, who’s mislaid his Tuesday. And Tom, who’s mislaid himself. And Gerald, who’s lost a little patch of his study – just a small, cube-shaped area, right in the middle… Where do these people come from, and what Waldo wouldn’t give for a straightforward case from time to time! An amusing, intriguing and surreal set of mystery stories about a finder who frequently feels a little lost.

The Finder

Author: Woude' Wood
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781493156740
Release Date: 2015-02-19
Genre: Fiction

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Woude’ Wood grew up in the inner city housing projects near 55th street. In the Cedar/Central neighborhood, his father died at 52. His biological mother also died when he was six years old. Woude’ credits his second mother, Lillian, as the person who instilled in him the will and determination to survive and succeed in life. He graduated from East Tech High School, the same school that famed Olympians Jesse Owens and Harrison Dillard graduated from. He struggled for many years with alcohol and heroin addiction. He attended Cuyahoga Community College and Capital University, earning his degree at 38. He retired from Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division as a probation officer. Wood is an avid runner. He currently lives in Bay Village, Ohio.

A Gladiator Dies Only Once

Author: Steven Saylor
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781780334882
Release Date: 2011-09-15
Genre: Fiction

Gordianus the Finder, famed detective of Ancient Rome, returns in a riveting of stories. Nine tales of murder and intrigue take him from the seamy streets of Rome to elegant villas on the Bay of Naples, from the spectacular backdrop of a chariot race to a domestic dispute with his Egyptian concubine Bethesda. In the title story a beautiful Nubian actress begs Gordianus to solve an impossible problem: how can she have just seen her beloved brother in the market place when she had previously watched him die a gruesome death as a gladiator?

THE FINDER

Author: Maxumilian Gregory McCordBrock
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781493186693
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Maxumilian is a student at Thorne Elementary school. He is now in third grade. He shared this story when he was just beginning second grade after losing a ring from a classmate’s party. Maxumilian wanted to share this story with all his friends and children in primaries all over the world.

Mark of the Finder

Author: Frank Caccavo
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781491718292
Release Date: 2014-01-08
Genre: Fiction

Seth Kish is restless. Bored with life on the farming borderlands of the Elf nation, he dreams of a more exciting life. When a violent raiding party attacks his village, however, it’s more excitement than the young elf had imagined. He is sent for aid, but when things don’t go as planned, he quickly finds himself alone, unprepared, and in grave danger. Before he knows it, he is embroiled in a dangerous conflict between nations; stalked by an ageless, homicidal wizard; and menaced by unimaginable creatures. As he fights to survive he uncovers secrets from his family’s past, the first of several trials he will endure on the path to becoming a man. He must travel through perilous lands and find a way to outwit beings of powerful magic that threaten everyone he loves. In his quest he’ll turn to the help of brave new friends and rely on reserves of strength he didn’t know he possessed. Each decision, each interaction, each escape brings him ever closer to the one confrontation he dreads. Along his inexorable but mystical transformation from boy to man, Seth must learn the true value of integrity, the thrill of love, and the honor of sacrifice as he grows toward his destiny.

Gordianus The Finder Omnibus

Author: Steven Saylor
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781780339771
Release Date: 2012-05-17
Genre: Fiction

ROMAN BLOOD A thrilling puzzle from the ancient world with real historical characters and based on a case in Cicero's Orations - Roman Blood is a perfect blend of mystery and history by a brilliant storyteller. On an unseasonably warm spring morning in 80BC, Gordianus the Finder is summoned to the house of Cicero, a young advocate and orator preparing his first important case. His client is Umbrian landowner, Sextus Roscius, accused of the unforgivable: the murder of his own father. Gordianus agrees to investigate the crime - in a society fire with deceit, betrayl and conspiracy, where neither citizen nor slave can be trusted to speak the truth. But even Gordianus is not prepared for the spectacularly dangerous fireworks that attend the resolution of this ugly, delicate case... HOUSE OF THE VESTALS Wonderfully entertaining mystery stories set in the world of the acclaimed ROMA SUB ROSA series. It is the Rome of the Late Republic, and Gordianus the Finder has a knack for finding trouble - and dead bodies. Known to many as the one man in the ancient world who can both keep a secret and uncover one, Gordianus lays bare some of his most intriguing adventures in this new volume in Steven Saylor's highly acclaimed mystery series. In 'Little Caesar and the Pirates', Gordianus must act as a go-between for kidnappers, but he begins to wonder who is really being held hostage; in 'The Alexandrian Cat', a mischievous girl and a tell-tale sneeze reveal an ingenious plot of murder and thievery; and in 'The House of the Vestals', blackmail goes horribly wrong and there is no one to take the blame. The result is an engrossing collection of finely wrought mystery tales with all the suspense and craft that are the trademark of Saylor's work. A GLADIATOR DIES ONLY ONCE Gordianus the Finder, famed detective of Ancient Rome, returns in a riveting of stories. Nine tales of murder and intrigue take him from the seamy streets of Rome to elegant villas on the Bay of Naples, from the spectacular backdrop of a chariot race to a domestic dispute with his Egyptian concubine Bethesda. In the title story a beautiful Nubian actress begs Gordianus to solve an impossible problem: how can she have just seen her beloved brother in the market place when she had previously watched him die a gruesome death as a gladiator? ARMS OF NEMESIS South of Rome on the Gulf of Puteoli stands the splendid villa of Marcus Crassus, Rome's wealthiest citizen. When the estate overseer is murdered, Crasus concludes that the deed was done by two missing slaves, who have probably run off to join the Spartacus Slave Revolt. Unless they are found within five days, Crassus vows to massacre his remaining ninety-nine slaves. To Gordianus the Finder falls the fateful task of resolving this riddle from Hades. In a house filled with secrets, the truth is slow to emerge and Gordianus realizes that the labyrinthine path he has chosen just may lead to his own destruction.

The Finder

Author: Brandon Fox
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
ISBN: 9781615818464
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Fiction

Rhan knows what it means to bear the daemon's visible mark. The Empire claimed and culled his childhood friend, and he has never forgiven the government for its callousness. When Rhan is assigned to help Imperial soldiers find a dangerous heretic, he is hard-pressed to keep his opinions-and his invisible advantages-to himself. Surprisingly, one of the young guides in the hunt, Aerik Rodan, shares some of Rhan's ideas. As the journey brings their minds closer, it also ignites the passion between them. But any thoughts of happiness are threatened as the hunt for one heretic soon leads them to the source of the heresy and a truth about their world that could bring chaos and war upon them all.

My New Mac

Author: Wallace Wang
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593271640
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

A project-oriented guide to using a Mac covers such topics as using the mouse, understanding the Dock, finding files, using Dashboard, playing audio CDs and audio files, editing digital photographs, and setting up an email account.

Mac OS X Help Line Tiger Edition

Author: Ted Landau
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0132705249
Release Date: 2005-12-20
Genre: Computers

With every update, Mac OS X grows more powerful, more dependable, and easier to use--and Mac OS X Tiger is no exception. But along with the new features come fresh issues--new areas to troubleshoot, new functionality to unravel, and new glitches waiting to confound even the savviest Mac users. Not to worry. Best-selling author and Mac guru Ted Landau turns his diagnostician's eye on Mac OS X Tiger, arming readers with fix-it knowledge This popular fix-it classic offers more troubleshooting information, tips, and hacks than any other single volume. Chock-full of detailed, understandable advice for maintaining and troubleshooting Mac OS X Tiger, this comprehensive reference is where users will turn before they head to the repair shop. Readers will find solutions for every Mac OS X problem under the sun plus the technical grounding they need to turn a diagnostic eye on their own operating systems. Filled with tips, tools, and preventive measures, the guide includes in-depth coverage of Library directories and folders, file and font maintenance, crash prevention and recovery, and more.