John Buchan was a Scottish author and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. He wrote a series of books that follow the adventures of Richard Hannay, an expatriate Scot who was first introduced in the classic novel The Thirty-Nine Steps.
A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husband Pat J.J. Murphy.
The Devil has been up to no good . . .
Brad Falon, one of Satan's longtime puppets, orchestrated a deadly robbery and set up his old friend Morgan Blake to take the fall. Now, Morgan has been sentenced to life in prison, and his wife Becky and young daughter Sammie are devastated. Alone and afraid, in need of comfort and a friend, Sammie turns to Misto, the ghost cat.
Behind bars, her father Morgan makes fast friends with an old con named Lee Fontana who knows a few tricks about outwitting evil. They plan a wily escape to bring the real killer to justice and clear Morgan's name for good. All it will take is outsmarting the Devil one more time. . . .
Trudie Richman considers herself a lucky Holocaust survivor. She, along with her five siblings and both parents, escaped the horrors of Nazi Europe. "Escape from Vienna" is a redemptive and ultimately uplifting memoir, beginning with Trudie at just three years of age losing her biological mother. Richman's story takes another dramatic turn when Hitler annexes Austria. A sheltered, naive and terrified 14-year old Richman struggles on her own to reach the secure shores of America.
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