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Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher

Title Winter Solstice
Author Rosamunde Pilcher
Publisher Macmillan
Release Date 2011-04-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780312277710
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In Winter Solstice Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people.... Elfrida Phipps, once of London's stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of making a new life for herself. Gradually she settled into the comfortable familiarity of village life -- shopkeepers knowing her tastes, neighbors calling her by name -- still she finds herself lonely. Oscar Blundell gave up his life as a musician in order to marry Gloria. They have a beautiful daughter, Francesca, and it is only because of their little girl that Oscar views his sacrificed career as worthwhile. Carrie returns from Austria at the end of an ill-fated affair with a married man to find her mother and aunt sharing a home and squabbling endlessly. With Christmas approaching, Carrie agrees to look after her aunt's awkward and quiet teenage daughter, Lucy, so that her mother might enjoy a romantic fling in America. Sam Howard is trying to pull his life back together after his wife has left him for another. He is without home and without roots, all he has is his job. Business takes him to northern Scotland, where he falls in love with the lush, craggy landscape and set his sights on a house. It is the strange rippling effects of a tragedy that will bring these five characters together in a large, neglected estate house near the Scottish fishing town of Creagan. It is in this house, on the shortest day of the year, that the lives of five people will come together and be forever changed. Rosamunde Pilcher's long-awaited return to the page will warm the hearts of readers both old and new. Winter Solstice is a novel of love, loyalty and rebirth.

Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand

Title Winter Solstice
Author Elin Hilderbrand
Publisher Little, Brown
Release Date 2017-10-03
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780316435482
Language English, Spanish, and French
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*The USA Today Bestseller* Raise one last glass with the Quinn Family at the Winter Street Inn. It's been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof, but that's about to change. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan, the Quinns are preparing for a holiday more joyous than any they've experienced in years. And Bart's safe return isn't the family's only good news: Kevin is enjoying married life with Isabelle; Patrick is getting back on his feet after paying his debt to society; Ava thinks she's finally found the love of her life; and Kelly is thrilled to see his family reunited at last. But it just wouldn't be a Quinn family gathering if things went smoothly. A celebration of everything we love--and some of the things we endure--about the holidays, WINTER SOLSTICE is Elin Hilderbrand at her festive best. Follow the Quinn family through the entire Winter Street Series: Winter Street Winter Stroll Winter Storms Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice by Ellen Jackson

Title The Winter Solstice
Author Ellen Jackson
Publisher First Avenue Editions
Release Date 1994
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9780761302971
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Presents facts and folklore about the shortest day of the year, a day that has been filled with magic since ancient times.

The Winter Solstice by John Matthews

Title The Winter Solstice
Author John Matthews
Publisher Quest Books (IL)
Release Date 1998
Category Religion
Total Pages 247
ISBN IND:30000063922102
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Offers a history of the sacred traditions of the holiday season and provides suggestions for celebrating the Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice by Jenna Lee Gleisner

Title Winter Solstice
Author Jenna Lee Gleisner
Publisher Welcome, Winter!
Release Date 2018
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 24
ISBN 1503823911
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Readers are introduced to the concept of the winter solstice, and how Earth's tilt creates the seasons and why there are less hours of daylight in winter. Includes a kid-friendly project to make a milk carton lantern.

Title Mouse Celebrates the Winter Solstice
Author Terri Mack
Publisher Strong Nations Publishing Inc.
Release Date 2014-04-14
Category Indians of North America
Total Pages 24
ISBN 9781771740555
Language English, Spanish, and French
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It is winter. The land lies still, quiet and stark beneath a blanket of snow. The tiny footprints of a mouse can be seen in the light of the moon. Wrapped in the quiet, and there in the bleak, there stood a wise mouse, preparing to speak. The words that mouse chose were from many years past. She spoke them into the cold night air. So begins the enchanting story of a very special Winter Solstice celebration. Kwakwaka’wakw author Terri Mack and Tsimshian artist Bill Helin have collaborated to bring us this story of strength, friendship and celebration. The lyrical text and engaging illustrations will appeal to readers of all ages.

Title Songs for Winter Solstice
Author James Gilson
Publisher Robert Barzan
Release Date 1997-12
Category
Total Pages 17
ISBN 0964538431
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand

Title Winter Street
Author Elin Hilderbrand
Publisher Little, Brown
Release Date 2014-10-14
Category Fiction
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9780316376099
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In bestseller Elin Hilderbrand's first Christmas novel, a family gathers on Nantucket for a holiday filled with surprises. Kelley Quinn is the owner of Nantucket's Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four, all of them grown and living in varying states of disarray. Patrick, the eldest, is a hedge fund manager with a guilty conscience. Kevin, a bartender, is secretly sleeping with a French housekeeper named Isabelle. Ava, a school teacher, is finally dating the perfect guy but can't get him to commit. And Bart, the youngest and only child of Kelley's second marriage to Mitzi, has recently shocked everyone by joining the Marines. As Christmas approaches, Kelley is looking forward to getting the family together for some quality time at the inn. But when he walks in on Mitzi kissing Santa Claus (or the guy who's playing Santa at the inn's annual party), utter chaos descends. With the three older children each reeling in their own dramas and Bart unreachable in Afghanistan, it might be up to Kelley's ex-wife, nightly news anchor Margaret Quinn, to save Christmas at the Winter Street Inn. Before the mulled cider is gone, the delightfully dysfunctional Quinn family will survive a love triangle, an unplanned pregnancy, a federal crime, a small house fire, many shots of whiskey, and endless rounds of Christmas caroling, in this heart-warming novel about coming home for the holidays. Follow the Quinn family through the entire Winter Street Series: Winter Street Winter Stroll Winter Storms Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Winter by E. J. Squires

Title Winter Solstice Winter
Author E. J. Squires
Publisher iUniverse
Release Date 2013-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9781475995343
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Seventeen-year-old Ailia has vowed to find out if her recurring mare dreams, of what she thinks are glimpses into her previous life, are real. In her dreams, she is married to her soul mate, and an evil Empress named Eiess pursues and kills her. Lucia, the heir of the Northlandic Kingdom, will be crowned Sun Queen - the Queen responsible for shifting the seasons each solstice. The eve before Lucia's eighteenth birthday and coronation, Eiess storms the castle, taking Lucia and her Father prisoner. Eiess immediately instigates the prophesied three-year winter before the end of Midgard when she usurps the throne. One day, and unbeknownst to her - nearly two years later - Ailia wakes up in a glacier cave cold, beaten, and far away from home. She doesn't remember how she ended up there or even that she was abducted by the ruthless Vikings. When a healer named Soren rescues her, Ailia can't help but think that she knows him from somewhere, and that they were fated to meet - and destined to fall in love. And when Ailia, Lucia and Soren discover a shocking secret that intertwines their destinies, one of them betrays the other two - a betrayal that ultimately puts their lives, and the lives of humanity, in which they had sworn to protect, in grave danger.

The Shortest Day by Wendy Pfeffer

Title The Shortest Day
Author Wendy Pfeffer
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2014-09-04
Category JUVENILE NONFICTION
Total Pages 36
ISBN 9780147512840
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history. Includes activities.

Winter Solstice by David Caldarola

Title Winter Solstice
Author David Caldarola
Publisher AuthorHouse
Release Date 2011-11-04
Category Fiction
Total Pages 544
ISBN 1467062855
Language English, Spanish, and French
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...While deep within the chapel, praying hands are trembling low, And a feeling of dread descends on us, no matter where we go. Our spirits are disconcerted, like a most discordant song, Something is supernatural here, there is something going wrong. You and your companions are trapped in an ancient and mysterious fortress, but you are not alone. There is also another one present who walks the darkened halls. He seems to oppose you, though he has not openly regarded you and your friends as an enemy. He is tall, dark and handsome – very well educated and much experienced in the ways of life. He may even be considered wise. He speaks to you, and at times even sings to you with a deep, beautiful baritone voice. He is charming and charismatic – and one thing more... He is the Devil! If you could save your souls buy losing your lives, or save your lives by risking your souls, which would you choose? If he has foresworn to answer 33 questions truthfully, what would you ask him? Could you trick the devil; would you even try? But wait – act quickly... for the solstice is upon you! Winter Solstice is the first volume of the Alaric Trilogy. It will follow the devil’s trail from Eastern Europe through Western Europe and eventually to America. But more importantly, it will show how he has changed his ways to adjust to mankind’s adapting to the rapid changes in 20th century society and technology. But be not afraid. The Alaric Trilogy will help you spot him, whatever form he takes.

Winter Solstice by Lucy Costigan

Title Winter Solstice
Author Lucy Costigan
Publisher iUniverse
Release Date 2003-03-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9780595272372
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Marion will be admitted to Newgrange, the five thousand year old mound in the heart of Ireland, which is illuminated with the sun's rays just once a year on the winter solstice. The novel is a rich portrayal of love and relationship, loss and healing, and offers insights into ancient Celtic traditions of spirituality and rebirth.

Winter Solstice by Roland Schimmelpfennig

Title Winter Solstice
Author Roland Schimmelpfennig
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date 2017-01-13
Category Drama
Total Pages 144
ISBN 9781786820570
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Christmas Eve. Bettina and her husband Albert aren’t happy. Bettina’s mother is staying for the holidays. Which is awkward. Not least because Bettina’s mother met a man on the train. And now she’s invited him around for drinks... Family, betrayal and the inescapable presence of the past reverberate through the UK premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s razor-sharp comedy.

Winter Solstice by Michael Hogan

Title Winter Solstice
Author Michael Hogan
Publisher Lulu.com
Release Date 2021
Category
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781105432194
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Winter Solstice by Donna Pfannenstiel

Title Winter Solstice
Author Donna Pfannenstiel
Publisher Abbott Press
Release Date 2019-06-26
Category Fiction
Total Pages 332
ISBN 9781458222367
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Bilford, New Hampshire, so named for the Bilford family, is home to shipping magnate Gordon Andrew Bilford III. To the world, Gordon is a powerful businessman, a man of wealth, taste, and decorum, and sadly, a man who has recently become a widower. Gordon is also a man with secrets. The House of Bilford cloaks the secrets of a dark power within his family. A power passed as a gift from father to son. A gift Gordon desperately wants to return. Enter the Irish minx, Colleen (Call-een) O’Malley, niece of Gordon’s nearest neighbors, and dearest friends, Shaun and Fran O’Malley. Colleen is soft-spoken, well educated, cultured—and a stunning red-headed beauty, with secrets of her own, who has been sent on a mission to the House of Bilford. Although Gordon has just lost his wife, Colleen appears determined to capture Gordon’s attention. As Colleen is more and more successful with her endeavors, Gordon is inexplicably drawn not only to Colleen’s charms and grace but to her seemingly mysterious knowledge of Gordon’s alter ego. Although not a part of her plan, Colleen has found herself equally drawn to Gordon. Will their passion lead them to heaven, or to hell on earth?

Toward The Winter Solstice by Timothy Steele

Title Toward the Winter Solstice
Author Timothy Steele
Publisher Ohio University Press
Release Date 2006
Category Poetry
Total Pages 61
ISBN 9780804010900
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The first new collection in twelve years by renowned California poet and New Formalist, Timothy Steele. A quiet intelligence pervades the lines of these poems and reinforces Steele's mastery of form and image.

Title A Winter Solstice Celebration
Author Didi Lemay
Publisher AuthorHouse
Release Date 2008-09
Category Fiction
Total Pages 56
ISBN 9781438909981
Language English, Spanish, and French
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What adventures are waiting for Miya as she walks to the forest to feed the animals? An angry squirrel, a gentle crow, and an intimidating owl are just some of the interesting characters Miya meets in the forest. The animals are concerned about the environmental impact the humans have on their forest. It s up to Miya to deliver this message to the villagers. But can she be convincing enough? While reading this beautifully illustrated story, children will be silently rooting for Miya as she tries to support her new animal friends. They will be so captivated by Miya s adventures, young readers will not realize they are learning lessons in helping others, standing up for their beliefs, conquering their fears, and caring for the environment.

Title The Magic of the Winter Solstice
Author Danu Forest
Publisher Duncan Baird Publishers
Release Date 2015-11-06
Category Body, Mind & Spirit
Total Pages 72
ISBN 9781780288628
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Celtic seasonal wheel is based on eight festivals – Winter Solstice, Imbolc, Spring Equinox, Beltane, Summer Solstice, Lughnasadh, Autumn Equinox and Samhain. Together, these lead us through the cycle of the year, aligning our awareness with the seasonal pattern of the earth beneath our feet. In this, the third in a series of e-books on the solstices and equinoxes within this sacred cycle, Danu Forest reveals the secrets of the Winter Solstice, when the sun appears to stand still and the days are at their shortest. This is a festival of renewal and rebirth; a time for rest, reflecting on the past year and preparing for the new one. Throughout the text, Danu skilfully revives ancient traditions and encourages us to reconnect with nature, and ourselves, with a host of practical rituals. Decorate your home with handcrafted orange pomanders and holly wreaths. Meditate on the changing heavens with Celtic star lore. Cast a mistletoe spell for creativity, make mulled wine charm sachets or imbue a brew and enjoy next to a roaring Solstice fire. Experience the magic of rebirth with a magical guided visualization. Based on sound extensive research, as well as many years of practical experience through both personal practice and teaching, the book will act as a guide for weaving a new, more soulful way of living into readers’ everyday existence.

The Winter Solstice by Shirley Toulson

Title The Winter Solstice
Author Shirley Toulson
Publisher Morgan & Morgan
Release Date 1981
Category Religion
Total Pages 120
ISBN IND:30000067331144
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title How to Celebrate the Winter Solstice
Author Thomas Harrop
Publisher Lulu.com
Release Date 2012-11
Category Religion
Total Pages 74
ISBN 9781300351771
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Celebrate the winter solstice with family and friends for happiness and without religious activities.