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S.E.C.R.E.T.S. of the First Ladies

By Shirley Pastor Shirley
  • ISBN Code: : 160844225X
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Church officers
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S.E.C.R.E.T.S. Of the First Ladies graphically chronicles the true and heart-wrenching stories of numerous First Ladies who are forced to keep shocking secrets of their husband's incest, infidelity, homosexuality, pedophilia, alcoholism, pornography addiction, mental cruelty and physical abuse. Sadly, these situations are occurring in the one place thought to be a safe haven and a place free of these offenses - the CHURCH! "Christian" men, who are leaders in the church and community, have perpetuated the abuse suffered by these women. Men who hold titles, such as Bishop, Apostle, Pastor, Elder, Reverend and Minister, are committing these human injustices. The courageous First Ladies chronicled in these pages are Spirit-filled women who love the Lord and who are suffering in silence. Their silence is the greatest sin of all! First Ladies must understand their silence will not make their spouse's transgressions right, nor will it lessen the severity. First Ladies, you must understand that YOUR SILENCE WILL MAKE YOU WRONG! By remaining silent, you are, in essence, giving your consent and approval to the misguided actions of your spouse.

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The Lady of the Shroud (1909) is a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Written just before the outbreak of the Balkan Wars, The Lady of the Shroud is a prophetic and politically informed work of fiction that helped to establish the Irish master of Gothic horror’s reputation as a leading writer of the early-twentieth century. When Rupert Saint Leger is unexpectedly named heir to his uncle’s fortune, he is even more surprised to learn the details of the inheritance: before receiving control of the estate, worth over one million pounds, he must live for one year in a secluded castle on the Dalmatian coast. Undaunted, Rupert travels to the Land of the Blue Mountains, where he befriends the local peasantry by purchasing them a stockpile of weapons with which to defend themselves from an impending Turkish invasion. One night, however, in the middle of a violent storm, he discovers a strange woman who seems to have wandered into the castle seeking warmth. She continues to visit, and, despite suspecting her to be a vampire, Saint Leger falls in love with the mysterious woman. When a group of soldiers kidnaps her, however, he finds himself caught between romance and a quickly escalating conflict involving a local warlord and an invading Turkish army. The Lady of the Shroud is a work of adventure and Gothic horror that explores the rich history and ancient mythology of the Balkan peninsula. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Bram Stoker’s The Lady of the Shroud is a classic of Irish literature reimagined for modern readers.

The Secrets of Potsdam

By William le Queux
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  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1465557504
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Read and download full book The Secrets of Potsdam

Madame Wu Chien-shiung: The First Lady Of Physics Research

By Chiang Tsai-chien
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Book Code : 9814579130
  • Total of Pages : 300
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 450
  • Pdf File: madame-wu-chien-shiung.pdf

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Narrating the well-lived life of the “Chinese Madame Curie” — a recipient of the first Wolf Prize in Physics (1978), the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, as well as the first female president of the American Physical Society — this book provides a comprehensive and honest account of the life of Dr Wu Chien-Shiung, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century.

The Moon Dragon (The Secrets of Droon #26)

By Tony Abbott
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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Book Code : 0545418399
  • Total of Pages : 87
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 932
  • Pdf File: the-moon-dragon.pdf

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A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! There's no place like home! Eric and his friends have finally restored the Rainbow Stairs, but that was the easy part. Now Gethwing is loose in the Upper World, and the Moon Dragon is causing big trouble. Eric, Julie, and Neal have to protect their town, but they're up against mysterious creatures, strangely-behaving parents, and powerful magic. Can the kids stop Gethwing before he destroys the Upper World -- for good?

The 7 Secrets to Peace of Mind

By Tony Charles
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 9781475918540
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 734
  • Pdf File: the-7-secrets-to-peace-of-mind.pdf

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In The 7 Secrets to Peace of Mind, author Tony Charles delivers new insights to spur a new life outlook. In this motivating guide, he demonstrates how to attain peace of mind, including wisdom, knowledge, understanding, real love, tranquility, motivation, and inspiration. Through a step-by-step format, Charles reveals deep secrets, offers positive steps to raise self-esteem, and empowers you to obtain an in-depth understanding of the following powerful inner secrets that will change your life for the better: The secret formula for transforming your whole life The secret formula for overcoming and achieving anything The secret to the power of positive thinking The secret to prosperity and inner peace The secret to the rule of life The secret to longevity and well-being The secret formula for believing in your humanity and divinity Filled with exercises to help you get to where you want to be, The 7 Secrets to Peace of Mind explores new ways of looking at communication that can facilitate a powerful transformation and help you achieve personal and business success.

1962

By David Krell
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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Book Code : 1496226569
  • Total of Pages : 408
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 383
  • Pdf File: 1962.pdf

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An engaging history of the 1962 baseball season and a tumultuous American year.

Presidential Advantage

By Jessica James
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  • Publisher : Jessica James
  • Book Code : 1941020348
  • Total of Pages : 380
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 951
  • Pdf File: presidential-advantage.pdf

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Secret Service Agent Clint Brody is tasked with protecting the new First Lady. But the threats he encounters are more complicated than he imagined, and the danger he confronts isn’t what either one of them expected. When a shy, country girl from Virginia marries a prominent Georgetown attorney, her life is bound to change. But when that attorney is catapulted to the office of President of the United States, she is thrust into the role of First Lady—and uncovers a world of secrets and betrayals that alters everything she once knew. Due to a twist of fate, Elizabeth Vaughn is forced to leave behind the quiet country setting she loves and enter the nefarious world of politics. After recovering from her initial missteps and negotiating the obstacles of her new public life, she begins to understand the nature of politics. But as another election approaches, turmoil in the White House intensifies. Leaks. Lies. Deceit. Deception. People she thought were friends desert her and the true character of people she thought she knew is revealed. When the stakes become life and death, the First Lady uncovers the ultimate betrayal and is forced to come to terms with her own role in the political process. Only with the help of Secret Service Agent Clint Brody, can she hope to find her way out of the danger and discover who can be trusted—and who will do anything to keep control.

The Thirteen Secrets

By Michelle Harrison
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 0857070908
  • Total of Pages : 257
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 983
  • Pdf File: the-thirteen-secrets.pdf

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The third and final instalment in the award-winning, fairy-filled Thirteen Treasures trilogy from Michelle Harrison, the bestselling author of the Pinch of Magic Adventures. Full of magic, intrigue and pure adventure, this is the perfect series for fans of Katherine Rundell and Sophie Anderson! Red's past won't stay hidden. She's now living at Elvesden Manor under her real name, Rowan, and trying to put her terrible adventures behind her. But staying out of trouble isn't as easy as she'd hoped. Haunted by awful dreams of Hedgewitch's cottage – and of Eldritch, who swore revenge when she left him there to die – Red fears the fairy realm is about to draw her back in . . . But, will she make it back, this time? Or will dark forces finally claim her? Praise for Michelle Harrison: 'Harrison has a knack for creating stories so engrossing you won’t notice when the sun begins to rise and you are still reading' Waterstones Books Quarterly 'BRILLIANT' Emma Carroll, author of Letters From The Lighthouse, on A Pinch of Magic 'Simply phenomenal!' Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs, on A Pinch of Magic 'I was utterly captivated by the Widdershins sisters' Lisa Thompson, author of The Goldfish Boy, on A Pinch of Magic ‘A fabulous magical adventure’ Sunday Express, on A Pinch of Magic ‘Fantasy and adventure appear on every page of this spellbinding tale’ Daily Mail, on A Pinch of Magic 'The Thirteen Treasures boils with the kind of fairy that is far worse than Puck… what could be more cheering to curl up with.' Amanda Craig, The Times, on the Thirteen Treasures series 'Flows with energy from page to page with a magical enchanting story which kept me gripped… it's a little treasure and the first of many I hope.' Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books, on the Thirteen Treasures series 'This is an unmissable treat. Combining the faery of Spiderwick with a truly nail-biting thriller, this is first rate entertainment for children (and adults)' Books Monthly.co.uk, on the Thirteen Treasures series 'The Thirteen Curses is so hard to put down it's almost impossible' Wondrous Reads, on The Thirteen Curses

The Secret of Chimneys

By Agatha Christie
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  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Book Code : 3986470999
  • Total of Pages : 333
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 418
  • Pdf File: the-secret-of-chimneys.pdf

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The Secret of Chimneys Agatha Christie - The Secret of Chimneys is a work of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by The Bodley Head in June 1925 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year. It introduces the characters of Superintendent Battle and Lady Eileen "Bundle" Brent. Agatha Christies The Secret of Chimneys, starring her occasional sleuths Superintendent Battle and Lady Eileen Bundle Brent, is a murder mystery-treasure hunt crossover, considered to be one of her best early novels. The plot should be delightful to traditionalists: there are a bunch of people staying at a mansion when one of the guests is murdered! (Apparently, theres a chance it might also be a bit racist, so just a heads up on that front.) It also features the fun-sounding fake-country name Herzoslovakia, which I think is one of the better sounding fake country names in fiction.

Women of the White House

By Amy Russo
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  • Publisher : Welbeck Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 1802790217
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : History
  • Members : 586
  • Pdf File: women-of-the-white-house.pdf

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Women of the White House looks at the work, lives and times of the 47 women officially recognized as America's first lady. Through portraits, photographs, accounts and profiles, the book examines their contributions to the presidencies they supported and to the 230-year history of the role. The women who have held the position have evolved it from White House hostess to campaigner for social causes and a game-changing leadership position. A role model for the world, a powerful political player, a traditional yet modern woman – the position of first lady of the United States is many-faceted, complex and beyond high profile. In this fully up-to-date book, Amy Russo explores how the social platforms these women established – from Mary Todd Lincoln's work for slaves and soldiers after the Civil War to feminist icon Michelle Obama's fight for girls' education – have not only made the role iconic but also shaped America.

Melania and Me

By Stephanie Winston Wolkoff
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1982151269
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 933
  • Pdf File: melania-and-me.pdf

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER What Melania wants, Melania gets. The former director of special events at Vogue and producer of nine legendary Met Galas, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff met Melania Knauss in 2003 and had a front row seat to the transformation of Donald Trump’s then girlfriend from a rough-cut gem to a precious diamond. As their friendship deepened over lunches at Manhattan hot spots, black-tie parties, and giggle sessions in the penthouse at Trump Tower, Wolkoff watched the newest Mrs. Trump raise her son, Barron, and manage her highly scrutinized marriage. After Trump won the 2016 election, Wolkoff was recruited to help produce the 58th Presidential Inaugu­ration and to become the First Lady’s trusted advisor. Melania put Wolkoff in charge of hiring her staff, organizing her events, helping her write speeches, and creating her debut initiatives. Then it all fell apart when she was made the scapegoat for inauguration finance irregularities. Melania could have defended her innocent friend and confidant, but she stood by her man, knowing full well who was really to blame. The betrayal nearly destroyed Wolkoff. In this candid and emotional memoir, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff takes you into Trump Tower and the White House to tell the funny, thrilling, and heartbreaking story of her intimate friendship with one of the most famous women in the world, a woman few people truly understand. How did Melania react to the Access Hollywood tape and her husband’s affair with Stormy Daniels? Does she get along well with Ivanka? Why did she wear that jacket with “I really don’t care, do u?” printed on the back? Is Melania happy being First Lady? And what really happened with the inauguration’s funding of $107 million? Wolkoff has some ideas...

The Secret History of Lucifer (New Edition)

By Lynn Picknett
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  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Book Code : 1780337698
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 258
  • Pdf File: the-secret-history-of-lucifer.pdf

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In her new account of an old religion, Lynn Picknett explains that Lucifer means 'the light bringer' and was a personification of the Morning Star, the planet Venus and its goddess. 'He' was originally 'she' -- a divine representation of love, light and human warmth. The early Christian Church appropriated the name Lucifer, and it became synonymous with darkness and the Devil. Yet many great thinkers have covertly followed the old Luciferan way, most famously Leonardo da Vinci, who encrypted the symbols of his heretical beliefs in his work, visible only to those who have the key.

Lady Secrets

By Keltie Knight,Jac Vanek,Becca Tobin
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  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Book Code : 0593236343
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 701
  • Pdf File: lady-secrets.pdf

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A manifesto for revealing and reclaiming un-ladylike behavior from the New York Times bestselling authors of Act Like a Lady and hosts of the popular podcast LadyGang. Every lady has a secret. A secret so humiliating, embarrassing, scandalous, or disgraceful that you haven’t told a soul—not your closest friends, family, lovers, or doctors. There is so much shame surrounding hiding secrets, and, frankly, enough is enough. The truth is, there is power and freedom in releasing those dirty little secrets out into the big, bad universe. It gives you that same sweet relief as taking off an underwire bra at the end of a long, crappy day. That’s why Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin, and Jac Vanek—hosts of the LadyGang podcast—set their secrets free: the good, the bad, and the diarrhea. The LadyGang wanted to offer their large and loyal community a chance to join them in exposing the messy truths of their lives, and so, Lady Secrets was born: confessional essays from the trio themselves and an incredible crowdsourced collection of secrets from other ladies around the world. Secrets ranging from silly little white lies to cringey misadventures to soul-baring truths. And as it turns out, exposing your deepest and darkest helps you realize that we are all way more alike than we could have ever imagined. Everyone seems to have a bizarre body malfunction, a hookup gone terribly wrong, and a soul-crushing experience that haunts them forever. And maybe that elaborate revenge plot you carried out against your cheating ex was actually kind of badass (in spite of being slightly illegal). It’s time we stop feeling ashamed of our (un)ladylike habits and own the real, raw, and ridiculous things that make you authentically you.

Dinosaur Lady

By Linda Skeers
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  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1728230489
  • Total of Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 688
  • Pdf File: dinosaur-lady.pdf

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This is the story of a woman who dared to dig, explore, and discover. This is the story of Dinosaur Lady. Mary Anning loved scouring the beach near her home in England for shells and fossils. She fearlessly climbed over crumbling cliffs and rocky peaks, searching for new specimens. One day, something caught Mary's eye. Bones. Dinosaur Bones. Mary's discoveries rocked the world of science and helped create a brand-new field of study: paleontology. But many people believed women couldn't be scientists, so Mary wasn't given the credit she deserved. Nevertheless, Mary kept looking and learning more, making discoveries that reshaped scientific beliefs about the natural world. Dinosaur Lady is a beautiful and brilliant picture book that will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of female scientists. It also includes a timeline of Mary Anning's life and lots of fantastic fossil facts!