The thrilling sequel to Forbidden Sister, featuring a high-priced escort whose goal is to reunite her sister with their relatives, but instead finds unexpected love. I was like some dark shadow haunting my own parents and little sister. This was my chance to be reborn. . . . Roxy Wilcox has always been rebellious and defiant—the exact opposite of her sweet, obedient younger sister, Emmie. After sixteen years of trying to discipline Roxy, their father snaps—and kicks her out of their Manhattan town house. Alone in the city, Roxy is determined to make it big and show them all . . . but how? A chance meeting with a stranger opens the door to a whole new life when he introduces her to the tantalizing world of high-class escorts, where Roxy will be taught how to walk, talk, and dress to seduce. She will be pampered, polished, and perfected in the art of satisfying the world’s wealthiest men, and the rewards surpass Roxy’s most extravagant dreams. But when a shattering tragedy reunites Roxy and Emmie, will the secrets shared between sisters bind them together—or tear them apart forever?
Thrown out of her house because her father can no longer tolerate her constant delinquency, Roxy wanders the streets of New York, living in a flea-bag hotel that required no documentation. Spotted by an "agent" for Madam Brittany, a sophisticated woman who runs a high priced escort service, Roxy is taken into the Madam's "school for escorts" and trains and educates her and sets her up with her own boutique apartment. When Roxy takes her sister in after their parents' death, she doesn't expect it to be for long. Her plan is to get her sister to Paris where she can live with their relatives. But along the way, Roxy's own life becomes complicated when she falls in love with a wealthy young Frenchman while she is on holiday…
Winner of: 2014 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum, Gold and SNAP Awards 2014 Creative Child magazine's Kids Product of the Year Award, Kids Educational Products category 2014 Creative Child magazine's Seal of Excellence Award, Book & Doll Set category Story time and play time are one and the same with this set, which includes a fun story and a Roxy doll complete with cheerleading accessories Go! Go! Sports Girl products are designed as a fun and educational way to promote self-appreciation and the benefits of daily exercise, smart eating and sleeping habits, self-esteem, and overall healthy life skills for girls. The books and dolls in the series encourage all children to dream big and work hard to achieve their goals--and have fun while doing so. Roxy dreams of being as good a cheerleader as her mom and older sister were before her, but when a new, shy girl joins the squad, she'll find out what being a leader really means. Kids discover what happens at the cheer competition while they learn some fun facts about cheerleading in this fun tale. This book-and-doll set includes the story Cheerleader Girl Roxy's Story: Leading the Way, a 530 Lexile book, as well as a Roxy cloth doll in cheerleader outfit, complete with backpack and pom-poms.
Roxy Music, one of the first and best art-rock bands of the 1970s, is chronicled in this account of decadent glam-rock excess. Included are accounts of Ferry's affair with supermodel Jerry Hall and its public end when she left him for Mick Jagger, the band's various splits and regroupings, and the recent reunion in 2001 for a sold-out greatest hits tour. Years of research and interviews with all the major participants, including Ferry himself, have resulted in a definitive history of a band that changed popular music forever.
I had every reason to hate her, my forbidden sister. She was like someone who had died but wouldn’t stay buried. . . . Emmie Wilcox was only six when her older sister, Roxy, was thrown out of their New York City apartment. Their stern father’s military-style rules left no room for rebellion, and Roxy was as defiant as Emmie—now an outstanding student at a private school—is compliant: a perfect daughter, un fille parfaite, as her Parisian-born mother lovingly calls her. Two sisters, total opposites—yet Emmie is secretly obsessed with the mystery surrounding Roxy: What had she done? Where is she now? And is there a hidden side to Emmie that resembles Roxy’s spiteful nature? Knowing only that Roxy is a highly paid escort to the city’s wealthiest men, Emmie goes behind her father’s back to track down the sister she fears, despises, and inexplicably clings to . . . and whose influence might run deeper than Emmie ever imagined.
Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book, from developing an idea to publication. Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authentic teen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market With the help of this step-by-step guide, you'll have all the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.
Sometimes bad is really, really good… After getting a makeover from prim to improper, Roxanne Archer—now just Roxy—sets out to have a good time being bad. And she has her heart set on a good-looking, dangerous cowboy to do it with. Her first stop is a west Texas honky-tonk where Tom Steele, with all his dangerous laid-back rodeo cowboy charm, strikes her fancy. But what was supposed to be a one-night stand is so good, one night isn't nearly enough. Tom can't believe his luck. This sexy, sassy woman wants to spend the summer with him, having mind-blowing sex, then go her own way—no muss, no fuss. They both think they've got exactly what they want. For a while.