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Books with author Altair Peterson

  • Rubank Elementary Method - Flute or Piccolo

    A.. Peterson

    Paperback (Rubank Publications, Oct. 1, 1990)
    One of the most widely used series of methods for individual or like-instrument class instruction. Using a very well-rounded approach including scales, arpeggios, technical studies, studies for musicianship, articulation studies, solos, duets, and studies devoted to the special needs of each instrument, this series provides a fantastic wealth of material for all student musicians.
  • The Exiled Prince

    Alyson Peterson

    eBook (Cedar Fort, Inc., Dec. 10, 2017)
    IN THE MAGICAL REALM OF BANKHIR, Ian Quicksilver is put to the test to see if he is worthy of the throne. When he is found lacking, Ian discovers that his nemesis, Silivus, has been masterminding a sinister plot during his banishment. Now Ian must and some way to save his princess, his birthright, and his kingdom, all in time to vanquish the evil magician.
  • The Family of Fang and Claw

    AA Peterson

    eBook
    This book might not be for you.It would be irresponsible to write a synopsis without saying that first. That’s not a marketing ploy. It’s not a gimmick to catch your intrigue. There’s no convoluted political reasoning for the trigger warning other than genuine empathy for you as a human being. I’m saying it like a doctor trying to write a prescription for what ails you. This book will probably be like medicine for some people. It will open up new ways of thinking, help you empathize with more people, and give you better insight into your own personal demons. For others, this book will be like poison.I don’t pull punches and I wrote this book to tear the scars off your heart. Start to finish, this book is meant to knock the wind out of you. So if your heart is already bleeding, and you’re trying to catch your breath, please leave it be and come back another time.That being said...Thirteen demons of the Family have come to destroy the World. From a dimension beyond comprehension, the Family seeks to complete the Rituals of Breaking and erode the barriers between Worlds. By turning human vice into the power for their dark magics, the Family has but to set the stage and let our frailties play out for humanity to condemn itself. Hope comes only by Breaking the Names of the Family, for they are made vulnerable when they choose a Monument for their Rituals. If a human should choose virtue over vice and overcome their darkest desires, only then can the Family die. It will fall to Seth, Monument of the Full Knowing Choice of Evil, to decide the ultimate Fate of the World. Seth has to answer a single question to save the world. But will he be able to find the answer in time?
  • The Family of Fang and Claw

    AA Peterson

    Paperback (Independently published, Oct. 9, 2017)
    This book might not be for you. It would be irresponsible to write a synopsis without saying that first. That’s not a marketing ploy. It’s not a gimmick to catch your intrigue. There’s no convoluted political reasoning for the trigger warning other than genuine empathy for you as a human being. I’m saying it like a doctor trying to write a prescription for what ails you. This book will probably be like medicine for some people. It will open up new ways of thinking, help you empathize with more people, and give you better insight into your own personal demons. For others, this book will be like poison. I don’t pull punches and I wrote this book to tear the scars off your heart. Start to finish, this book is meant to knock the wind out of you. So if your heart is already bleeding, and you’re trying to catch your breath, please leave it be and come back another time. That being said... Thirteen demons of the Family have come to destroy the World. From a dimension beyond comprehension, the Family seeks to complete the Rituals of Breaking and erode the barriers between Worlds. By turning human vice into the power for their dark magics, the Family has but to set the stage and let our frailties play out for humanity to condemn itself. Hope comes only by Breaking the Names of the Family, for they are made vulnerable when they choose a Monument for their Rituals. If a human should choose virtue over vice and overcome their darkest desires, only then can the Family die. It will fall to Seth, Monument of the Full Knowing Choice of Evil, to decide the ultimate Fate of the World. Seth has to answer a single question to save the world. But will he be able to find the answer in time?
  • The Cursed Dagger

    Alyson Peterson

    language (Cedar Fort, Inc., Sept. 13, 2016)
    “‘And the Challenge?’ I said.‘The Challenge will destroy you only you if you lose. Win, and I will walk away from the galaxy forever and leave your family in peace. It’s your choice. Sacrifice yourself for the ones you love, or live and watch them be sacrificed. What will it be?’”Ian Quicksilver, heir to the Bankhirian throne, has two weeks to get Princess Arianna to fall for him in order to break the curse the magician Silivus has cast over Ian and Ari’s worlds. In the meantime, he still has to go to school, where he is all but invisible, and practice fighting tactics with his guardian, Corbin.But something is wrong with Ari, and the closer she gets to Ian, the sicker she becomes. After a disastrous dinner that seals Ian as the worst date in the universe, Silivus hits him with a proposal: a winner-take-all challenge that would overrule his quest for Ari’s heart and free them from the curse for good—that is, if Ian can win.When tragedy strikes Ian’s family and Ari’s illness worsens, Ian must find a way to rise to the challenge, stop a rampaging dragon, and save the day before time runs out for both of them.
  • Ian Quicksilver: The Exiled Prince

    Alyson Peterson

    Paperback (Sweetwater Books, Sept. 12, 2017)
    In the magical realm of Bankhir, Ian Quicksilver is put to the test to see if he is worthy of the throne. When he is found lacking, Ian discovers that his nemesis Silvius has been masterminding a sinister plot during his banishment. Now Ian must find some way to save his princess, his birthright, and his kingdom all in time to vanquish the evil magician.
  • NINA - Friends and Frenemies

    Allie Peterson

    language (Foenix, Dec. 7, 2011)
    Nina Shores is super excited about starting fifth grade, but when things get out of control she’s on an emotional roller-coaster ride with family, friends and frenemies. Throw in a visit to the principal, mean girls, cyber-bullying, and dealing with her 'perfect' older sister, and you have a funny story about real-life situations kids face today.
  • Ian Quicksilver: The Warrior's Return

    Alyson Peterson

    language (Cedar Fort, Inc., May 12, 2015)
    “You filthy Bankhir liar! Warriors are bred to kill. Now, kill me!”“No,” I said. “And give Silivus a message for me. You tell him that if he wants Bankhir and Garfel, he’ll have to go through me. . . . Nobody takes my planet without a fight.”Skinny, nerdy foster kid Ian Quicksilver from Puckerbush, Nevada, has just discovered an unsettling truth—he is the last warrior prince of Bankhir. And the fate of his home planet—and the entire galaxy—depends on him. Well, him and Arianna Hernfeld, the hottest girl in school. He needs her help and her magic to stop a sociopathic magician bent on galactic domination.The problem is, Arianna doesn’t remember anything about their past, and all of this galaxy-saving, spell- breaking stuff has to happen by Ian’s sixteenth birthday. Which is only five days away.Get ready for an action-packed, laugh-out-loud book that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Witty and perfectly paced, this is one adventure story you’ll have to read to believe.
  • Holly Barfy Christmas

    Allie Peterson

    eBook (Foenix, Dec. 21, 2011)
    11-year old Nina is really excited for Christmas. But her Holly Jolly Christmas Break turns into a Holly Barfy Christmas wreck when family comes to visit. Things just don't go as planned and she'll really have to dig deep for her Christmas spirit this year!
  • Ian Quicksilver: The Cursed Dagger

    Alyson Peterson

    Perfect Paperback (Cedar Fort, Inc., Sept. 13, 2016)
    In order to break an evil curse, Ian Quicksilver, heir to the Bankhirian throne, has two weeks to get Princess Arianna to fall for him. But first he must take care of a rampaging dragon and a maniacal magician before they destroy his home town! He'll have to find the courage to save two worlds--and pass his classes--in this witty sci-fi adventure.
  • Ian Quicksilver: The Warrior's Return

    Alyson Peterson

    Paperback (Cedar Fort Publishing & Media, May 12, 2015)
    Nerdy foster kid Ian just found out it's up to him to save the galaxy. But the only way he can do it is with help from the hottest girl in school, Arianna who doesn't remember that she and Ian are exiles from another planet- or that they are betrothed. So . . . that's awkward. Funny and full of twists, this is one sci-fi adventure you won't want to miss!
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  • Out Stealing Horses

    Peterson

    Paperback (Picador, Paperback(2008), March 15, 2008)
    Out Stealing Horses (07) by Petterson, Per [Paperback (2008)]