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An Ill Wind

By Monette Michaels
  • ISBN Code: : 0997356502
  • Publisher : Monette Draper
  • Pages : 284
  • Category : Fiction
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A damaged woman fleeing her past. After being stalked then attacked by a colleague, Dr. Fiona Teague flees to a New Mexico border town. Working in a clinic, Fee endeavors to overcome the horror of that night. To her dismay, Trey Maddox, her brother’s friend, refuses to be deterred from pursuing a relationship with her. If only she weren’t so broken ... Trey’s everything a woman could want—honorable, strong, heroic, but he deserves better than a damaged woman. A strong, capable protector determined to lure her into the shelter of his arms. During an Idaho blizzard, SSI operative Trey Maddox met Fee over the barrel of a rifle as she protected his pregnant sister-in-law. The gutsy little doc then ignored her own physical injuries to deliver his nephew. How could Trey not fall for her? Before he could persuade her to stay in Idaho, she’d cut and run to New Mexico. Undeterred by the distance, he pursues her, eroding her resistance with patience and tenacious good humor. And, finally, she agrees to an actual “date.” But the ill wind that had destroyed her once before now sweeps through Fee’s life again. She’s kidnapped by a drug cartel. Trey arrives to find her house a bloody crime scene. The cartel has no idea of the ruthless hunter they’ve unleashed. Trey will storm hell itself in order to rescue Fee and make her his, once and for all.

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  • Pdf File: company-town.pdf

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2017 Winner of the Sunburst Award Society's Copper Cylinder Adult Award 2017 Canada Reads Finalist 2017 Locus Award Finalist for Science Fiction Novel Category 2017 Sunburst Award Finalist for Adult Fiction 2017 Aurora Awards Finalist for Best Novell Madeline Ashby's Company Town is a brilliant, twisted mystery, as one woman must evaluate saving the people of a town that can't be saved, or saving herself. "Elegant, cruel, and brutally perfect, Company Town is a prize of a novel." —Mira Grant, New York Times Bestselling and Hugo-Award nominated author of the Newsflesh series New Arcadia is a city-sized oil rig off the coast of the Canadian Maritimes, now owned by one very wealthy, powerful, byzantine family: Lynch Ltd. Hwa is of the few people in her community (which constitutes the whole rig) to forgo bio-engineered enhancements. As such, she's the last truly organic person left on the rig—making her doubly an outsider, as well as a neglected daughter and bodyguard extraordinaire. Still, her expertise in the arts of self-defense and her record as a fighter mean that her services are yet in high demand. When the youngest Lynch needs training and protection, the family turns to Hwa. But can even she protect against increasingly intense death threats seemingly coming from another timeline? Meanwhile, a series of interconnected murders threatens the city's stability and heightens the unease of a rig turning over. All signs point to a nearly invisible serial killer, but all of the murders seem to lead right back to Hwa's front door. Company Town has never been the safest place to be—but now, the danger is personal. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Biblical Illustrator, Volume 5

By Exell, Joseph S.
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  • Publisher : Delmarva Publications, Inc.
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
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  • Members : 403
  • Pdf File: biblical-illustrator-volume-5.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Would you like it if one of the greatest preachers could help you prepare your sermons? How about 20+ ministers to assist you with your sermon? Joseph Exell included content from some of the most famous preachers such as Dwight L. Moody, Charles Spurgeon, J. C. Ryle, Charles Hodge, Alexander MacLaren, Adam Clark, Matthew Henry and many more. He compiled this 56 volume Biblical Illustrator Commentary and Delmarva Publications, Inc. is publishing it in a 6 volume digital set with a linked table of contents for ease of studying. This set includes the analysis on entire Bible, Old and New Testament. Complete your resources with this Biblical Illustrator by Joseph Exell.

Malina

By Ingeborg Bachmann
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  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Book Code : 0811228738
  • Total of Pages : 283
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 736
  • Pdf File: malina.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Now a New Directions book, the legendary novel that is “equal to the best of Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett” (New York Times Book Review) In Malina, originally published in German in 1971, Ingeborg Bachmann invites the reader into a world stretched to the very limits of language. An unnamed narrator, a writer in Vienna, is torn between two men: viewed, through the tilting prism of obsession, she travels further into her own madness, anxiety, and genius. Malina explores love, "deathstyles," the roots of fascism, and passion.

Consider My Servant

By Leonard H. Berman
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1469112167
  • Total of Pages : 437
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 426
  • Pdf File: consider-my-servant.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Consider My Servant moves between a destitute Ukrainian village and the glittering opulence of St. Petersburg, Russia of the 1880's. It's a book about private fears, anger and love. It's a book about duplicity, murder, conspiracy and passion. Jonah and Zeena Chernov are twins who find themselves floundering in the currents of historical events beyond their comprehension. And because they are not schooled in the ways of duplicity, they become brutalized trying to negotiate their survival. Each is a heroic figure, albeit a reluctant one. At times they react well, at times despicably, but they act, because not to act will lead to destruction.

Mysterium

By Susan Froderberg
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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Book Code : 0374718105
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 124
  • Pdf File: mysterium.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A BBC Summer Read "Must-read . . . [Mysterium] ascends, literally and figuratively, vividly capturing the outer edge of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual travail." --The Washington Post Inspired by the true story of Nanda Devi Unsoeld’s tragic 1976 death while climbing her namesake mountain, Susan Froderberg’s novel Mysterium tells the tale of a courageous woman’s ascent to the summit of India’s highest peak to honor her fallen mother. Mysterium, known as Mount Sarasvati, looms over the Indian Himalayas as the range’s tallest peak in the dazzling fictional world Susan Froderberg has created. Sarasvati “Sara” Troy is determined to reach the peak for which she was christened, and to climb it in honor of her mother, who perished in a mountaineering accident when Sara was just a child. She asks her father, a celebrated mountaineer and philosophy professor, to organize and lead the expedition.The six climbers he recruits are an uneasy mix. They include his longtime friend Dr. Arun Reddy, a recent widower, and Reddy’s son, who often challenges his father; Wilder Carson, the acclaimed climber who is tormented by the death of his brother; Wilder’s wife, Vida, a former lover of Dr. Reddy; and the distinguished scholar of climbing Virgil Adams and his wife, Hillary. Porters and Sherpas are recruited in India to assist and be part of the team. The party’s journey is harrowing, taking them from the mountain’s gorge, into its sanctuary, and finally onto the summit, a path that evokes the hell, purgatory, and heaven of Dante’s Inferno. As the air thins and this unforgettable journey unfolds, Sara emerges as a Beatrice-like figure, buoying her companions up the mountain through the sheer strength and beauty of her being. Both monumental quest and dreamlike odyssey, Mysterium is infused with the language of climbing and profound existential insight.

In a Manner of Speaking

By Colin McNairn
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1632208989
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 360
  • Pdf File: in-a-manner-of-speaking.pdf

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What do “the whole kit and caboodle,” “the whole shebang,” “the whole megillah,” “the whole enchilada,” “the whole nine yards,” “the whole box and dice,” and “the full Monty” have in common? They’re all expressions that mean “the entire quantity,” and they’re all examples of the breadth and depth of the English-speaking world’s vocabulary. From the multitude of words and phrases in daily use, the author of this delightful exploration into what we say and why we say it zeroes in on those expressions and sayings and their variations that are funny, quirky, just plain folksy, or playfully dressed up in rhyme or alliteration. Some may have become clichés that, as it’s said with “tongue in cheek,” should be “avoided like the plague.” Others have been distorted, deemed politically incorrect, or shrouded in mystery and must bear some explanation. Among the topics the author delves into are expressions that shouldn’t be taken literally (“dressed to kill” and “kick the bucket”), foreign expressions that crept into English (“carte blanche,” “carpe diem,” and “que sera, sera”), phrases borrowed from print ads and TV commercials (“where there’s life, there’s Bud” and “where the rubber meets the road”), animal images (“a barrel of monkeys” and “chasing your tail”), and food and drink (“cast your bread upon the water,” “chew the fat,” “bottom’s up!”, and “drink as a lord”). Here’s a book for everyone who delights in the mysteries of language and the perfect gift for all the “wordies” in your life.

English Idioms

By Matthew Evanoff
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  • Publisher : Matthew Evanoff
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 341
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Members : 923
  • Pdf File: english-idioms.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Learning English idioms can be difficult for ESL speakers. This book will help simplify some of the common words and expressions native English speakers use. Use it as a reference, or read it as a learning exercise, and you will improve your English in no time at all!

Reflections Out Of Time: 365 Day Devotional

By John Fischer
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  • Publisher : Gideon House Books
  • Book Code : 1943133344
  • Total of Pages : 474
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 516
  • Pdf File: reflections-out-of-time.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Reflections Out of Time is an immensely practical daily devotional which will help you dig deeper into the Bible and thrive in your day to day life. Each reading is designed to get underneath the surface, making the everyday become an adventure with Jesus. John Fischer, graduate of Princeton Seminary, has made it his life’s goal to provide content that is not only theologically rich, but also approachable to all of us. Make this devotional part of your daily time with the Lord and then join the author and others at reflectionsoutoftime.wordpress.com.

Understanding Germ Warfare

By Editors of Scientific American
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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Book Code : 9780759527485
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 631
  • Pdf File: understanding-germ-warfare.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Written for the popular reader, this small volume contains short chapters on the science behind germ warfare. How diseases occur, the creation and use of vaccines, viral genomics, and resistance to antibiotics are some of the topics. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Thinking about Political Corruption

By Peter DeLeon
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  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Book Code : 9780873328395
  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 180
  • Pdf File: thinking-about-political-corruption.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Provides a theoretical model of political corruption, and applies it to five recent scandals involving the US government, all, oddly enough, during the Reagan administration: HUD, Wedtech, military procurement, savings and loan, and Iran/Contra. DeLeon (public policy, U of Colorado) also suggests what private citizens can do about the problem. Paper edition (839-6), $16.50. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR