Nancy Drew 56: The Thirteenth Pearl

Author: Carolyn Keene

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101077573

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Nancy is asked to locate a stolen pearl necklace that is unusual and very valuable. She soon learns that strange and dangerous people are responsible for the theft. They harass her at home and intensify it when she and her father go to Japan, until they finally manage to kidnap Nancy and her friend Ned Nickerson when she returns to River Heights. Through clever sleuthing, Nancy is able to penetrate the rites of an amazing group of pearl worshippers, some of whose members are far from devout, and she uncovers underhanded dealings of certain employees of World Wide Gems, Inc., a tremendous international jewelry company. Readers will love accompanying Nancy, disguised as a Japanese girl, in this adventure in Tokyo.

The Thirteenth Pearl

Author: Carolyn Keene

Publisher: Nancy Drew (Hardcover)

ISBN: 9780448095561

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 179

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Asked to locate a stolen necklace of unusual value, Nancy soon discovers that strange and dangerous people are responsible for the theft.

Rediscovering Nancy Drew

Author: Carolyn Stewart Dyer,Nancy Tillman Romalov

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

ISBN: 0877455015

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 281

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Probes the character's impact on popular culture and feminism

Hidden Gem

A Harrison County Novel

Author: Jennifer Kayne

Publisher: Kayne Adam Publishing

ISBN: 1734947713

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

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The last thing Officer Max St. Stevens expects when he responds to an armed robbery at a grocery store is meeting the woman of his dreams. Now, he needs to figure out what she’s hiding and how to convince her that she belongs with him. For over five years Opal and her younger sister, Pearl, have been on the run, hiding from the dangerous people who wish them harm. Everything in their lives is a lie, and they need help, but don’t know how to get it. One night, Opal meets Max when the grocery store she’s working is robbed. There’s an instant connection that can’t be denied. Will she trust him with her secrets that could destroy more than just her? Author's Note: This is a dark new adult romance and is intended for readers 18 and up due to sensitive content, that some may find difficult to read. Please be aware, this book does contain sexual assault, as well as psychological and physical violence. Reader discretion is advised.

Eona: Return of the Dragoneye

Author: Alison Goodman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409024482

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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Eon is now Eona, the Mirror Dragoneye - one of just two surviving Dragoneyes, the human links to the twelve energy dragons and their power. On the run after the massacre in the Imperial Palace, she must find a way to restore Kygo, the dead Pearl Emperor's true heir, to the throne. But High Lord Sethon has claimed the throne for himself, and he is determined to create the String of Pearls, a terrible weapon that combines the power of all twelve dragons. Eona's only hope is to find the stolen Black Folio before he does. But first she must learn to resist the power of ten mourning dragons, and only Lord Ido, the man responsible for their grief, can help her. As the race for the Black Folio intensifies, she finds herself forced to choose between Ido and Kygo. Both men want Eona, but do they truly love her, or just the power she can give them? Eona must face assassins, savage battles, jealousy and betrayal to discover the heartbreaking truth about herself, the Mirror Dragon and the String of Pearls.

Strike-Out Scare

Author: Carolyn Keene

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442483490

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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The girls have joined the Mahoney Marlins junior baseball team! Nancy will pitch, Bess will catch, and George will play shortstop. The girls are excited, but Bess worries that baseball isn’t exactly her thing. However, Bess turns out to be an amazing hitter and she quickly earns the nickname “Home Run Bess.” Bess thinks her newly found talent is thanks to her lucky bat, which she calls “Magic Bill.” But one day she discovers that Magic Bill is missing! Can Nancy find Bess’s bat in time for the big game, or is Bess destined to strike out?

The Singing Suspects

Author: Carolyn Keene,Jan Naimo Jones

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 141690087X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 69

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Nancy and her friends form a singing group called the Spy Girlz and enter a contest to win tickets to an Eric Stanley concert, but they find themselves in the middle of a mystery when their borrowed sunglasses, that once belonged to the singer, disappear.

The Thirteenth

A Vampire Huntress Legend

Author: L. A. Banks

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429966283

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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The final story in the now cult favorite Vampire Huntress series. The entire Neteru Guardian team is on the run, having now been labeled as America's most-wanted terrorists following the gruesome demon battle that felled the Washington Monument and crashed the front doors of the White House. The Anti-Christ is positioned for emergence, the powers of darkness have released the pale horse of the apocalypse, and half the Neteru team is pregnant. Plagues from hell that ravage the country are being cited as stemming from bio-terrorism. The nation is under martial law. The Neterus and their team are underground. If things weren't bad enough the Dark Realm breaks the sixth Biblical seal, which plunges the world into perpetual darkness...and irrevocably into the Armageddon.

The Pearl of Greatest Price

A Sermon on the Thirteenth Chapter of First Corinthians

Author: Henry Clay Morrison

Publisher: First Fruits Press

ISBN: 9781621711339

Category: Bible

Page: 26

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The digital copies of this book are available for free at First Fruits website. place.asburyseminary.edu/firstfruits

The Thirteenth House

Author: Sharon Shinn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440684782

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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The first book of The Twelve Houses, Mystic & Rider, was hailed as “spellbinding” (Publishers Weekly), and introduced readers to the troubled land of Gillengaria. Now, national bestselling and award-winning author Sharon Shinn continues her epic tale, as a beautiful shapeshifter finds that intrigue and danger can be found even in the safest of havens… After joining an unlikely band of soldiers and sorcerers to rescue the regent Romar Brendan from a cabal of rebellious minor lords, the shiftling Kirra returns to her home of Danalustrous—and learns that her half-sister, Casserah, has been proclaimed heir to the land. Though Casserah is obligated to attend a circuit of social events held by the great Houses of Gillengaria, she obstinately refuses to go. So Kirra shapeshifts into her sister’s form and makes the rounds for her. In the royal city of Ghosenhall, she unexpectedly joins up with her steadfast compatriots from her previous adventures, and together they embark on a tour of the Twelve Houses acting as guardians for the enigmatic queen of Gillengaria and her alluring daughter. The motley group of mystics and warriors faces many dangers in their travels. But Kirra places herself willingly in peril when she falls in love with the irresistible—but already married—Lord Romar. Revealing her true identity to him, Kirra begins a tempestuous affair that places them both in mortal danger, and leads them both into the stronghold of the devious lords of the Thirteenth House…