Tom Jones: Close Up surpasses all other attempts to chronicle the life of a unique star who has been notoriously unforthcoming about himself. It also offers a fascinating insight into half a century of pop, spanning the Fifties pub scene of South Wales, the glitzy resort hotels of Eighties Vegas and a triumphant period of personal reinvention for a whole new generation of Jones fans at the start of the 21st century.This highly readable biography finally separates truth from myth to reveal the flesh-and-blood man behind the legend. With over 70 interviews including friends, family and colleagues, Tom Jones: Close Up offers a minutely-researched chronology of Jones' 40-year career as well as details of his odd life of deep family ties and unbridled sexual promiscuity. From Las Vegas and L.A. to London and South Wales, the authors the pieces together the roller-coaster life of Tom Jones spanning his carer childhood and the days of legendary stardom, through the career slump in the eighties to the spectacular comeback of the Reload album. Includes 24 pages of photographs from every era of Jones' life.
A new edition of the only comprehensive English language guide to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia and Herzegovina has emerged from the ashes of war to become one of the most exotic destinations of southeast Europe, an ancient crossroads where east meets west. The updated guide takes you through mountains, thick forests, deep river canyons, medieval villages and cities. It has something for everyone, from mountain biking, rafting and world class hiking to festivals, pilgrimages and a cosmopolitan café culture.
With the new chaos of Peace River behind them, Cleo, Jesse, Luka and Fin become enmeshed in the passions of the pack—but reality waits at the end, and Fin presses Cleo into committing a terrible sin. This is the sixth installment of DESIRED BY THE VIKING PACK, an explicit paranormal romance in the Peace River Guardians world. This is a menage romance, which means some installments will include intimate situations with multiple partners.
Khan's stories are about ordinary people trying to cope with events that have thrown their daily lives out of sync. His protagonists rise above their circumstances by not giving up. Each of the twelve stories here helps us explore feelings and relationships that are quintessentially urban.
A lullaby to babies everywhere, Baby Bedtime is a lyrical tribute to the love inspired by the little people in our lives. This enchanting read-aloud story combines the talents of Australia's premier picture-book writer, Mem Fox, author of Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep?, and acclaimed illustrator Emma Quay, creator of Rudie Nudie and Not a Cloud in the Sky.