Halloween-with its tricks and treats-is a dust bunny's dream come true. Just ask Lyle, Sedona Snow's faithful sidekick. But for Sedona, it's a nightmare. Though her new job managing a small hotel and tavern on Rainshadow is helping her move on from her tragic past, a bizarre disaster down in the catacombs has brought a pack of rowdy ghost hunters to her inn. And now, Sedona's ex has arrived on the island, claiming he wants to get back together, just as a newcomer appears to have a strong interest in her. Cyrus Jones is the new Guild boss in town. He has his own agenda when it comes to Sedona, but even the best-laid plans are no match for the passion that springs up on Rainshadow...
Alice North is on the run. The mysterious death of her husband is casting a shadow of doubt on her innocence and even with her ability to make herself disappear - literally - Alice is finding it hard to avoid detection. Therefore, it comes as a relief when a stranger shows up at her door, offering money and protection - for a price. Drake Sebastian is on the hunt for two dangerous paranormal crystals, located on the mysterious and magical Rainshadow Island. Alice seems to hold the key to his success and a marriage will protect her from a murder accusation. A fair deal, right? It's merely convenience, after all . . . But as passions start to flare, so do old demons. While both Alice and Drake must work together to find the missing crystals, they must also face the consequences of the lives they led before Rainshadow . . . or face certain destruction.
Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2004-03-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Fun facts and experiments about Earth's amazing and unique climaticregions! Janice VanCleave's Science Around the World presents interestingfacts and fun experiments that relate to the different geographicalregions of the world-also known as biomes. Each differentbiome-forest, grassland, desert, and tundra-has its own uniqueplant life, animal life, and climate. The experiments, activities,and facts in this book help explain how the different biomes workand show the importance biomes play in keeping life on Earth sofascinatingly diverse. You'll learn how the tilt of Earth affects the weather in differentparts of the world; how and why some animals migrate; why leaveschange color; and how cacti survive so long without rainfall. Fromthe South American rainforests to the African savannas to theChinese Takla Makan Desert, you'll find out how climate andgeography determine the way plants and animals look and behave-withsafe, inexpensive experiments for the home and classroom!
Author: Paul A. Johnsgard
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Release Date: 1992-03-01
"This comprehensive reference work . . . describes in detail 354 species found in a 353,000 square mile area, from the 40th parallel in Colorado north to the 52nd parallel in Canada; from the western border of Idaho to the eastern boundaries of Montana and Wyoming. . . . Here a visitor to any of the major national parks in the Rocky Mountain region can have quick access to the abundance and seasonality of a given species. In addition, a comprehensive introduction describes the predominant life zones of the region, and over a dozen maps illustrate such significant features as precipitation patterns, vegetation community types, and major physiographic provinces. The book is well written and an essential guide for the birder who visits the Rockies."?Indiana Audubon Quarterly Birds as common as the bobwhite and blue-winged teal and as rarely seen as the great egret are featured in Paul A. Johnsgard's informative book, profusely illustrated with drawings and color plates.
Author: David Wood
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release Date: 2004-08-15
The New Wider World Coursemate for Standard Grade Geography provides summaries of key content and key ideas for students as they study the Standard Grade specification and prepare for their examinations.