Country and Cozy

Country and Cozy

Country and Cozy opens doors and pulls back the floral curtains to reveal a more characterful approach to interior design and decoration.

Author: Robert Klanten

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ISBN: 3967040313

Category: Architecture

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Turning away from traffic-choked streets and onto meandering country paths, urban residents increasingly are choosing to take up residence in greener pastures. Quiet and quaint, the countryside comes with its own pace of living - and depending on where you are, its own regional flair. Country and Cozy opens doors and pulls back the floral curtains to reveal a more characterful approach to interior design and decoration. Whether it's a converted outhouse in the south of France, a Latin American Finca, or a whimsical English cottage complete with a thatched roof, Country and Cozy showcases a series of beautiful country homes and illustrates how their inhabitants have created breathtaking living spaces that make the most of rural life.
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Snow Country

Snow Country

... fitness center = New England country fare sewed fireside 0 Steaming afternoon tea & complimentary ho! hors ... Gem of the Village” Snow Country, October 1992 Beautiful 1853 country - Cozy antique furnished rooms 8: suites-many with ...

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In the 87 issues of Snow Country published between 1988 and 1999, the reader can find the defining coverage of mountain resorts, ski technique and equipment, racing, cross-country touring, and the growing sport of snowboarding during a period of radical change. The award-winning magazine of mountain sports and living tracks the environmental impact of ski area development, and people moving to the mountains to work and live.
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Death of a Cozy Writer

Death of a Cozy Writer

—Rhys Bowen, award-winning author of Her Royal Spyness “Death of a Cozy Writer, G. M. Malliet's hilarious first ... by the fire and enjoy Malliet's delightful tribute to the time-honored tradition of the English country house mystery.

Author: G.M. Malliet

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738716541

Category: Fiction

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Winner of the 2008 Agatha Award for Best First Novel From deep in the heart of his eighteenth century English manor, millionaire Sir Adrian Beauclerk-Fisk writes mystery novels and torments his four spoiled children with threats of disinheritance. Tiring of this device, the portly patriarch decides to weave a malicious twist into his well-worn plot. Gathering them all together for a family dinner, he announces his latest blow—a secret elopement with the beautiful Violet...who was once suspected of murdering her husband. Within hours, eldest son and appointed heir Ruthven is found cleaved to death by a medieval mace. Since Ruthven is generally hated, no one seems too surprised or upset—least of all his cold-blooded wife Lillian. When Detective Chief Inspector St. Just is brought in to investigate, he meets with a deadly calm that goes beyond the usual English reserve. And soon Sir Adrian himself is found slumped over his writing desk—an ornate knife thrust into his heart. Trapped amid leering gargoyles and stone walls, every member of the family is a likely suspect. Using a little Cornish brusqueness and brawn, can St. Just find the killer before the next-in-line to the family fortune ends up dead? Death of a Cozy Writer was chosen by Kirkus Reviews as a Best Book of 2008, nominated for a Left Coast Crime award (the Hawaii Five-O for best police procedural), short-listed for the Macavity Award for Best First Mystery, nominated for the Anthony Award for Best First Novel and was a finalist for the David G. Sasher, Sr. Award for Best Mystery Novel. Praise: "Fans of English detective work will welcome Malliet's droll debut, the first in a new series."—Publishers Weekly "Malliet's debut combines devices from Christie and Clue to keep you guessing until the dramatic denouement."—Kirkus Reviews "Malliet's skillful debut demonstrates the sophistication one would expect of a much more established writer. I'm looking forward to her next genre-bender, Death and the Lit Chick."—Mystery Scene "Almost every sentence is a polished, malicious gem, reminiscent of Robert Barnard...the book is perfect for the lover of the classical detective story or the fan of great sentences."—Deadly Pleasures "In her series debut, Malliet, who won a Malice Domestic Grant to write this novel, lays the foundation for an Agatha Christie—like murder mystery."—Library Journal "An affectionate homage to the Golden Age of British crime fiction by a skilled writer rapidly attracting attention."—The Sherbrook Record "This tale cleverly adds modern touches to an Agatha Christie style classic house mystery."—Mystery Women Magazine "Wicked, witty and full of treats!"—Peter Lovesey, recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Crime Writer's Association and Malice Domestic "The traditional British cozy is alive and well. Delicious. I was hooked from the first paragraph."—Rhys Bowen, award-winning author of Her Royal Spyness "Death of a Cozy Writer is a romp, a classic tale of family dysfunction in a moody and often humourous English country house setting."—Louise Penny, author of the award-winning Armand Gamache series of murder mysteries "The connections made by St. Just are nothing short of Sherlock Holmes at his most coherent. A most excellent first mystery!"—Midwest Book Review
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Sea Witch Cozy Mysteries 4 Book Box Set

Sea Witch Cozy Mysteries  4 Book Box Set

Cozy Mysteries Morgana Best ... “But you didn't mind when I went to the Country Women's Association and pumped Theodora Forbes for information, or when I went to Clara Swan and got information from her, and Athanasius, you are the one ...

Author: Morgana Best

Publisher: Best Cosy Books

ISBN: 9781925674958

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In this USA Today Bestseller, join Goldie Bloom, a thirty something, high flying real estate agent sent out into the wilds of quiet seaside Australia by the boss who broke her heart. She's not expecting to move in with a room mate named Persnickle, discover she is descended from an ancient coven of sea witches, or find herself in the middle of a town with no coffee, but that’s precisely what happens. This 4 Book Cozy Mystery Box Set paranormal cozy mystery contains Broom Mates (Novella) and 3 full length novels: Broom With a View, Broom for One More, and Broomed for Success.
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Home Decorating Book 16 Things You Need to Know About Home Decorating

Home Decorating Book  16 Things You Need to Know About Home Decorating

Lace or shutters give a cozy country feel. Country home decorating can be interesting and fun. Perhaps the main detail to keep in mind is simplicity. Try not to over-decorate, remember too many patterns will clash.

Author: Tasha Housel

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781329481435

Category: House & Home

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Utter the two words home decorating in a crowd or women and the place will go mad. These two words seem to breathe fire in women’s bellies. Most women love the idea of home decorating. When discussed in a crowd, there will likely be all sorts of ideas and tips passed around. For some strange reason the female population enjoy making changes, especially to their homes. The idea of getting rid of the old and bringing in the new gets women all excited. GRAB A COPY TODAY!
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New York Magazine

New York Magazine

Town and Country Properties APARTMENTS FOR RENT HOUSE FOR SALE HOUSE FOR SALE VACATION PROPERTIES Manhattan New York ... George Trask Realty: 800-736-8259 Berkshires, Lakefront Ski House—Cozy 3, 4 & 5BRs w/fplcs on 100-acre estate.

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
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Reading the Cozy Mystery

Reading the Cozy Mystery

These significant cozy elements—romance, abuse, lack of technology, and rejection of urban/corporate life—marketers may not ... Mayhem-Parva school, comedy of manners, country house mystery, domestic malice, and village mysteries. 26.

Author: Phyllis M. Betz

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476641690

Category: Literary Criticism

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With their intimate settings, subdued action and likeable characters, cozy mysteries are rarely seen as anything more than light entertainment. The cozy, a subgenre of crime fiction, has been historically misunderstood and often overlooked as the subject of serious study. This anthology brings together a groundbreaking collection of essays that examine the cozy mystery from a range of critical viewpoints. The authors engage with the standard classification of a cozy, the characters who appear in its pages, the environment where the crime occurs and how these elements reveal the cozy story's complexity in surprising ways. Essays analyze cozy mysteries to argue that Agatha Christie is actually not a cozy writer; that Columbo fits the mold of the cozy detective; and that the stories' portrayals of settings like the quaint English village reveal a more complicated society than meets the eye.
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International Place Branding Yearbook 2010

International Place Branding Yearbook 2010

TABLE 5.2 Countries associated with well-known brands (N = 77) practical relevance of country of origin. ... emphasized in county website Website visited Bureau Cozy The Impact of Country of Origin on Consumer Information Processing.

Author: Frank Go

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230279544

Category: Business & Economics

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Surveys the world of place branding and marketing and offers readers an illuminating overview of the state-of-the-art of place branding principles, practices and processes
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Billboard

Billboard

Turnover IN BOOTHS 115 AND 116 AT MANHATTAN CENTER DURING THE NAMM CONVENTION 1071 33 14 COZY RECORDS Your Cost 30* ... #1BO JOHN BAVA'S COUNTRY COUSINS "Tramp on thn Street" "Jesus Can Hear All Sorrow"— #ies REX PARKER "Moonlight on ...

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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.
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