True Crime

Guilty Until You Prove Yourself Innocent

Author: Ricky Dale

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

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Category: True Crime

Page: 290

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This is the true story of the singer, songwriter Ricky Dale and his twenty year fight for justice with the American authorities. In 1994 Ricky was charged with assaulting his then American wife, Lily and thrown into one of the harshest and most brutal prison regime´s America has to offer. He was not initially concerned as Lily had a history and Ricky had five witnesses who had penned statements supporting him and backing up his claims of total innocence. Furthermore they were all prepared to face a courtroom to defend Ricky and give him the justice he believed would surely follow.
Biography & Autobiography

Bye, Bye B&B

Author: Joan Campbell

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 852

Excitement builds as The Sheiling opens for its very last season. All's set for a great time with nothing to mar the horizon, despite Connie's retirement, Himself believing he's fully in charge, and Joan aching for the day she has nothing better to do than twiddle her thumbs in front of a blazing fire with a good book and contented cats. It doesn't turn out that way. BT sabotages the business. Connie is missed beyond measure and Himself has ideas well beyond his station while the cats do their utmost to destroy harmony by taking exception to certain guests. More laugh-out-loud tales from the pen of Joan Campbell, mixed with some sound advice about running, or staying in, a successful B&B.REVIEW: A great anecdotal collection of stories that peek behind the smiling facade of the woman running the best B&B in the North. LESLEY RIDDOCH on Heads on Pillows BACK COVER: Excitement builds as The Sheiling opens for its very last season... ... all's set for a great time with nothing to blot the horizon, despite Connie's retirement, Himself believing he's fully in charge, and Joan aching for the day she has nothing better to do than twiddle her thumbs in front of a blazing fire with a good book and contented cats. It doesn't turn out that way. BT sabotages the business. Connie is missed beyond measure and Himself has ideas well beyond his station while the cats do their utmost to destroy the harmony by taking exception to certain guests, and enforcing their belief that children, expecially the grandchildren, should not be allowed over The Sheiling doorstep. More laugh-out-loud tales from the pen of Joan Campbell mixed with some good advice for running, or staying at, a successful B& B.
Fiction

Held to Answer

Author: Peter Clark Macfarlane

Publisher: The Floating Press

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Category: Fiction

Page: 514

View: 146

This ingeniously plotted novel reveals the strange ways that men and women choose to act out their romantic feelings -- and the lengths some will go to avenge unrequited love. John Hampstead is a jack-of-all-trades who is bowled over by the dramatic presence of actress Marien Dourney -- but not quite in the way that she hopes. When John doesn't return her affections, Marien hatches a depraved plan to exact revenge. Will John be able to escape her clutches?

Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)

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Page: 27

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The official records of the proceedings of the Legislative Council of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, the House of Representatives of the Government of Kenya and the National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya.
Biography & Autobiography

Davy the Punk

Author: Bob Bossin

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 374

In the first half of the 20th century, Toronto prided itself on being ‘Toronto the Good’. But Davy the Punk’s Toronto was tantalizingly bad. In the 1930s Davy Bossin was known in the gambling underworld as ‘Davy the Punk’. He was the city’s top layoff man, the ‘bookies’ bookie’ who connected Toronto to the continental betting racket. Later he ran the Toronto terminus of the notorious race wire, the underground information network essential to the gambling industry. By the 1940s, that put Davy in the crosshairs of the law’s efforts to quash organized crime. To see Davy Bossin, you would never have guessed it. Outwardly, he was so taciturn that some thought him mute. (‘What you don’t say can’t be used against you,’ he taught his son.) But at the right time, among ‘right’ guys, Davy was a consummate storyteller, regaling his pals with outrageous tales of horse-race gambling, the mob and the underside of show biz. Eagerly taking it all in was his son, Bobby, who would grow up to be Canadian indie music pioneer Bob Bossin, a revered storyteller in his own right. Now 70 years after his father’s precedent-setting legal battle, Bob tells the story of Davy the Punk. By turns funny, maddening, insightful and moving, it is both a memoir of father and son and an eye-opening reconsideration of law-breakers and lawmen, of the Great Migration, and of the distressingly anti-Semitic Canada left out of the history books.
Business & Economics

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Improving Your Credit Score

Author: Lita Epstein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 259

Get more with a lower score. Credit history can make or break your chances of getting a house, an apartment, or a loan. Now you can stay abreast of your credit score, and your future, by thoroughly understanding the publicly released FICO number, once reserved for lenders and businesses only. This invaluable guide busts the credit myths and explains key ways to use credit, pay bills, pay off debt, deal with crisis, and avoid scams in order to make the credit score work for you. ?Includes a glossary, resource section, and sample letters
Education

Simplifying Timeshare 2nd Edition

Author: Karen Holden

Publisher: Author House

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 258

View: 402

Do you own a timeshare property, but are not sure how use it to its full potential? Perhaps it is the thought of owing a timeshare that scares you? Maybe you have been asked to attend a sales presentation while on your vacation and been afraid of high pressure tactics? Well, fear no more - this 2nd Edition of Simplifying Timeshare is written in a simple straight forward manner that is easy to follow and understand. For current owners - learn how to use it so that you can get the most out of your ownership or maybe just refresh your memory on those things that you may have simply forgotten. From explanations of industry terminology, all those pesky fees, to the chapter on updated exchange options and member benefits, including a newly added chapter on how to handle those email or telephone scams which have appeared in the past few years and much more. For those who are unfamiliar with timeshare and what benefits it may provide for you and your family, the book provides a quick read that contains personal antidotes as well as easy, self-awareness quizzes for you to do in order to help you decide whether timeshare is or is not right for your lifestyle. Covering everything from the history, the major players, laws, the IN's and OUT's of a sales presentation process, real costs and what you should know about buying one. Has the public perception of the industry improved in this new millennium? Has social media impacted the industry? Find out the answers to these questions because as the timeshare industry continues to prove itself as a viable high end vacation alternative to those disappointing, less expensive options. Today's buyers understand the importance of their non-working time and how to help shape their vacations and lifestyle choices. The most important reason you should read the book - it provides real and factual buying and user information on the timeshare/vacation ownership industry to help to eliminate the negative stigma and perception.
Fiction

"Lucky" Little Strikes Out

Author: Toni Richards

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 395

View: 496

Born into an ordinary working class family, William James Little would have expected to live an ordinary life. A childhood accident left him unable to join in the usual outdoor sporting activities, but a couple of chance encounters, in his mid-teens, introduced him to the pleasures of indoor activities, with many willing companions, earning him the added title of “Lucky”. In a five year period from the age of eighteen he lost, through accident or fatal illness, all the members of his family and, most tragic of all, the only girl he ever loved. Although he gained an accountancy qualification he was content to meander through the rest of his life. A casual invitation to a dinner changed that. At the age of thirty eight he was forced into an unwanted marriage, to a girl half his age, part of a family whose business associates were involved with criminal activities. Within two years a number of deaths had occurred and his life, or freedom, was in danger from those associates and as the main suspect of the police. He needed to strike out and away from both organisations but, due to his consideration for the welfare of his wife's young housemaid, who he treated as a daughter, he delayed his departure. With help from unexpected quarters, he managed to escape half way round the world. Following an unexpected meeting he faced his ultimate destiny.
Income tax

Taxpayer assistance and compliance programs

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Dept. of the Treasury, U.S. Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations

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Category: Income tax

Page: 814

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