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.
"THIS BOOK REIGNITED MY LOVE FOR A GOOD ROMANCE" An epic tale of heartbreak, despair, hope and second chances, inspired by a real life story. Felicité has a reasonably successful career, working in London’s Canary Wharf financial district; and is a faithful, doting wife. Her husband is an author and serial cheater. After catching him cheating for the umpteenth time, she sets him an ultimatum. Meanwhile, a dreamy mega-rich hedge fund manager has been showering her with attention.
A chance encounter one lunchtime will have profound ramifications beyond her wildest imagination. As she struggles to make sense of everything, she is forced to confront her inner demons and grapple with the difference between fate and destiny. A strange confluence of circumstances conspires to present her with her greatest dilemma yet.
The book is set in London, with scenes in France and New York.
If you love the work of John Maxwell, Max Lucado, Joyce Meyer and Chuck Swindoll, then you will love this new book. If you remember how you felt when Linus told Charlie Brown the meaning of Christmas then this book is for you. You know the story...
but do you really? What happened after Mary said "Yes"? How long did it take Mary and Joseph to travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem? Imagine how devastated Joseph must have felt when he was unable to find a room at the inn for the Son of God to be born? How would you have felt? Be captivated as you travel back in time. Be inspired by the extraordinary faith of the ordinary people whom God chose to bring His most precious gift to mankind. These were real people with real lives, with real emotions. They were no different than you and me.
It's a good thing we had the summer together. It was unforgettable. I never would have guessed all the great things that were going to happen. Especially when it began with Mom and Dad saying I had to room with them at family camp instead of with my friends. Once again I'd be different.
Little did I know that God would do incredible things at camp to show me what a difference just being me can make!
An old fairy tale turned on it's head; All transgenderella wants is to be herself and go to the ball, but her evil stepmother has other ideas. When Transgenderella stands her ground, insisting that it's time to come out, she is torn down and left crying in her room as her two stepsisters are whisked away to the palace. With the aid of her fairy not-quite God Mother, Transgenderella is transformed into the woman she always was, but is that enough to bring her happiness. A short novella of just over 10,000 words. Character age: Late teens Keywords: Good boy to good girl, magical transformation, fairy tale