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By Denise Swanson

Five-and-dime shop proprietor Devereaux "Dev" Sinclair moved to Shadow Bend for her kin. but if her long-lost mom exhibits up on the town, she realizes an excessive amount of kinfolk should be killer...

Shadow Bend's library closed years in the past due to budgetary difficulties, so while a filthy rich benefactor bargains to reopen it, every body, together with Dev, is delighted. yet Dev's pleasure wanes while she realizes the mysterious donor is de facto her runaway mom Yvette's most modern husband, Jett Benedict.

Dev suspects that Yvette and Jett's intentions aren't as noble as they seem, yet earlier than she will become aware of what they're fairly as much as, Jett turns up dead—and all clues element to Yvette because the major suspect.

Even notwithstanding Dev has no loyalty to Yvette, she's in a bind. surroundings the checklist immediately may possibly end up her mom is a killer. yet doing not anything may well get her mom booked for against the law she didn't commit...

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Alex. 8, 26). By 334 Alexander had asserted his control over Macedon and the Greek mainland. Any rivals for the Macedonian throne were dead, Thebes was a ruin, and Alexander was ready for the crossing to Asia. The manner of the crossing is telling. On the European side of the Hellespont Alexander paid his respects at the sanctuary of the hero Protesilaus, the first man ashore in the campaign against Troy. In doing this he recalled the heroic age while also contrasting his own religious observance with the earlier Persian desecration of the shrine (Hdt.

The court of mid-third-century Macedon under the lengthy rule of Antigonus Gonatas is well represented in our somewhat scattered and anecdotal evidence. Power, wealth and importantly stability brought many leading figures here. There were at various times philosophers such as Menedemus of Eretria, the Stoic Persaeus, and the Cynic-inspired Bion of Borysthenes, and poets such as Aratus, whose Phaenomena was said to have been written at Antigonus’ request, and the now obscure Antagoras of Rhodes (Vita Arati 15; for philosophers, Erskine 1990).

Beyond this overall ‘‘philosophical’’ atmosphere the extant satiric-parodic texts vary widely. Boundaries between genres, styles, and illocutionary modes are porous, and so are those between schools of philosophy. Phoenix’s choliambs dispense lighthearted moral advice, perhaps with a Cynic flavor. Callimachus’ learned and complex Iambi are only loosely attached to the spirit and form of Archaic iambos, containing poems in different meters and on non-satiric topics; in some Plato is an important model.

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