Preacher Sam

Preacher Sam Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cassondra Windwalker
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Confession is good for the soul. No one is more qualified to understand the blackest hearts than a disgraced, sex-addicted former preacher who is still in love with his estranged wife. Floundering for direction and beset by the needs of his well-meaning but aggravating atheist sister and her seven-year-old son, Sam Geisler is trying to put his past behind him when the murder of one of his former parishioners by another drags him back into the world he left behind. Sam may not be Broad Ripple's favorite son, but his peculiar gift for listening has earned him the moniker murderer-whisperer, and the police need his help on what should be an open-and-shut case. Fighting for his marriage, fighting with his sister, and fighting against his own demons, Sam may be the only one who hears what the real murderer is all but shouting—but will it be enough to drive back his own darkness?

Windows Server 2003 Regestry

Windows Server 2003 Regestry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Olga Kokoreva
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Enabling system, network, and security administrators to master Registry concepts and architecture, this book provides a historical overview of the Registry and outlines the differences between Windows 9x/ME and Windows NT/2000/XP/.NET Registries. Special attention is given to the enhancements in Registry architecture introduced with Windows XP and .NET such as faster queries and removal of the registry size limitation. Administrators are shown how to properly use Registry features, plan and implement the most appropriate Registry backup strategy, and monitor and modify the system registry according to the administrative requirements and the security policy adopted by the organization with respect to the needs of end-users. Total coverage is provided of the Windows XP and Windows .NET reliability enhancements such as Volume Snapshot Service, Windows File Protection, Automated System Restore, Driver Rollback, and Recovery Console. Advanced topics include Plug and Play implementation; device management including support for Smart devices such as Pocket PC, SmartPhone 2002, and Tablet PC; power management feature; and the role of the system Registry in the boot process.

Slingin' Sam

Slingin' Sam Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joe Holley
Editor: University of Texas Press
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Dan Jenkins calls him "the greatest quarterback who ever lived, college or pro." Slingin' Sammy Baugh, who played for TCU and the Washington Redskins, single-handedly revolutionized the game of football. While the pros still wore leather helmets and played the game more like rugby, Baugh's ability to throw the ball with rifle-like accuracy made the forward pass a strategic weapon, not a desperation heave. Like Babe Ruth, who changed the very perception of how baseball is played, Slingin' Sam transformed the notion of offense in football and how much yardage can be gained through the air. As the first modern quarterback, Baugh led the Redskins to five title games and two NFL championships, while leading the league in passing six times—a record that endures to this day—and in punting four times. In 1943, the triple-threat Baugh also scored a triple crown when he led the league in passing, punting, and interceptions. Slingin' Sam is the first major biography of this legendary quarterback, one of the first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Joe Holley traces the whole arc of Baugh's life (1914–2008), from his small-town Texas roots to his college ball success as an All-American at TCU, his brief flirtation with professional baseball, and his stellar career with the Washington Redskins (1937–1952), as well as his later career coaching the New York Titans and Houston Oilers and ranching in West Texas. Through Holley's vivid descriptions of close-fought games, Baugh comes alive both as the consummate all-around athlete who could play every minute of every game, on both offense and defense, and as an all-around good guy.

The Case of Missing Person, Sam McHarold: Butch Always Gets His Man

The Case of Missing Person, Sam McHarold: Butch Always Gets His Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steve Gardino
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
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The Case of Missing Person, Sam McHarold Butch Always Gets His Man By: Steve Gardino In memory of a dear wife and a wonderful detective and pet, neither will ever be forgotten.

The Disappearance of Amy Cave

The Disappearance of Amy Cave Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pat Flagg
Editor: Down East Books
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When Amy Cave was reported missing and later discovered murdered, it was difficult for the police and reporters to keep their emotional distance. The controversial sexuality of the killer and the tragic nature of the story made that impossible.

Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw

Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Todd Calgi Gallicano
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In this epic new adventure series that "is sure to keep lovers of Rick Riordan running to the shelves" Sam London is recruited by the Department of Mythical Wildlife and sent on a covert mission when the secret that legendary animals are real is in danger of being exposed (School Library Journal)! Haunted by a dream of a mythical gryphon, Sam London uncovers an ancient secret that will change the way he sees the world forever. Recruited by Dr. Vance Vantana, an eccentric zoologist and park ranger sent by the government, Sam is whisked away on an adventure that takes him to the farthest reaches of the globe. Along this journey, Sam learns an incredible truth: mythical creatures are real and living among us in our national parks. A special department in the U.S. government ensures that their existence remains hidden. But Sam’s dream is an omen that the secret may now be in danger. Someone seeks the power to expose these creatures and overthrow humankind—and that power can only be found in a magical talisman known as the gryphon’s claw. "A death-defying, globe-spanning adventure, packed with creatures out of folklore and myth....[Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw is] a solid series opener and debut for Gallicano, who stocks his story with engaging characters, human, and otherwise."-Publishers Weekly “So original and exciting. This is the best fantasy-adventure novel I have read in some time.”—Martin Olson, New York Times bestselling author of The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia

Harlequin Intrigue September 2015 - Box Set 1 of 2

Harlequin Intrigue September 2015 - Box Set 1 of 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Anderson,Rita Herron,Barb Han
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Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these suspenseful reads packed with edge-of-your-seat intrigue and fearless romance. SWITCHBACK Catherine Anderson A reader favorite! PI Bud "Mac" MacPhearson and single mother Mallory Christiani race against time to rescue her daughter. Mac will give anything to ensure a happy ending for Mallory and her child—even his own life. MCCULLEN'S SECRET SON The Heroes of Horseshoe Creek by Rita Herron When her husband’s killers kidnap her son, Willow James Howard accepts help from rodeo star Brett McCullen, the man who broke her heart. With the ransom deadline looming, Brett must fight to save the family he never knew he wanted… TEXAS PREY Mason Ridge by Barb Han Abducted years ago, Rebecca Hughes needs rancher Brody Fields to bring the kidnapper to justice. As they uncover answers to difficult—and deadly—questions, can Brody trust the woman who once shattered his heart?

Study Guide to The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

Study Guide to The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Intelligent Education
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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon, who is considered one of the best detective-story writers in America. As an author of action-detective novels, Hammett wrote legendary characters which were eventually turned into movie, radio, and TV drama figures. Moreover, his work explored complex themes such as logic prevailing over crime and the place of order in human life. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Hammett’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Death in Supernatural

Death in Supernatural Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Taylor,Susan Nylander
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Over 14 seasons, television’s Supernatural has developed a devoted following of both fans and scholars. The show has addressed big issues, including perhaps the biggest—death. This collection of new essays examines how death is represented and personified in the series, and how grief is processed in American society. Contributors discuss the show’s explorations of the ultimate mystery, with topics covering American traditions and attitudes, folklore and mythology, resurrection, and grief and grieving.

Gender and Contemporary Horror in Television

Gender and Contemporary Horror in Television Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Gerrard,Samantha Holland,Robert Shail
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Gender and Contemporary Horror in Television by Steven Gerrard,Samantha Holland,Robert Shail Summary

Horror has found a resurgence on television in the post-millennial years. This book will investigate the changing and challenging roles that gender has undergone in TV horror, examining a range of shows, including Hannibal, American Horror Story, The Walking Dead, Penny Dreadful, Supernatural, The Exorcist, iZombie, and Bates Motel.

Oral History and Education

Oral History and Education Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kristina R. Llewellyn,Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
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Oral History and Education by Kristina R. Llewellyn,Nicholas Ng-A-Fook Summary

This book considers if and how oral history is ‘best practice’ for education. International scholars, practitioners, and teachers consider conceptual approaches, methodological limitations, and pedagogical possibilities of oral history education. These experts ask if and how oral history enables students to democratize history; provides students with a lens for understanding nation-states’ development; and supports historical thinking skills in the classrooms. This book provides the first comprehensive assessment of oral history education – inclusive of oral tradition, digital storytelling, family histories, and testimony – within the context of 21st century schooling. By addressing the significance of oral history for education, this book seeks to expand education’s capacity for teaching and learning about the past.

To the Heart of the Nile

To the Heart of the Nile Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pat Shipman
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In 1859, at age fourteen, Florence Szász stood before a room full of men and waited to be auctioned to the highest bidder. But slavery and submission were not to be her destiny: Sam Baker, a wealthy English gentleman and eminent adventurer, was moved by compassion and an immediate, overpowering empathy for the young woman, and braved extraordinary perils to help her escape. Together, Florence and Sam -- whose love would remain passionate and constant throughout their lives -- forged into literally uncharted territory in a glorious attempt to unravel a mysterious and magnificent enigma called Africa. A stunning achievement, To the Heart of the Nile is an unforgettable portrait of an unforgettable woman: a story of discovery, bravery, determination, and love, meticulously reconstructed through journals, documents, and private papers, and told in the inimitable narrative style that has already won Pat Shipman resounding international acclaim.

Perspectives on Social Group Work Practice

Perspectives on Social Group Work Practice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Albert S. Alissi
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Not simply another "how-to" book, this provocative collection of readings does not advance a single viewpoint or approach to group work. Instead, the 25 selections present the full spectrum of classic and current perspectives, providing student and practitioner alike with a sound basis for evaluating contemporary practice and for formulating a personal approach to social group work. The historical and conceptual roots of modern social group work methods are examined in Part I, "Conceptual Foundations" which contains some of the classic statements in the field. Part II, "Current Perspectives", explores the most widely influential contemporary models of group work, "social goals" perspectives, "remedial" perspectives, and "mediative" perspectives. The two-part section that concludes the volume focuses on applications: group work is first discussed in relation to family and community casework and administration; then, self-help groups and other techniques used in the fields of medicine, counseling, and psychology are surveyed in light of their implications for social workers. To encourage the reader's active participation in the development of an individual philosophy and approach to social group work, Dr. Alissi concludes each chapter with probing study questions. These open-ended questions stimulate comparisons among the methods presented and urge the reader to relate new ideas to his or her own experience in the field. Introductions to each part and chapter also stress comparative aspects. An annotated list of articles and books on the subject of each chapter allows the reader to explore it in greater depth. A stimulating and systematic exposure to the most important ideas in social group work today, "Perspectives on Social Group Work Practice" expands the repertoire of working concepts vital to contemporary practice.

McCullen's Secret Son

McCullen's Secret Son Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rita Herron
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HIS CHILD'S LIFE WAS ON THE LINE—AND TIME WAS RUNNING OUT… Sexy-as-sin rodeo star Brett McCullen is Willow James Howard's past. But when her estranged husband is killed and her son kidnapped, she's forced to accept help from the man who broke her heart. Little does Brett know that the very child he's trying to rescue is his own flesh and blood—the result of a fling years earlier. He can't deny his rising desire at Willow's reappearance…even as he struggles to forgive her secret. But with the ransom deadline looming, Brett must go to extremes to save the family he never knew he wanted…

Windows XP Registry: A Complete Guide to Customizing and Optimizing Windows XP

Windows XP Registry: A Complete Guide to Customizing and Optimizing Windows XP Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Olga Kokoreva
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Windows XP Registry: A Complete Guide to Customizing and Optimizing Windows XP by Olga Kokoreva Summary

Targeting IT professionals, system administrators, and experienced users moving to the Windows XP platform, this book enables the user to master registry concepts and architecture, provides a historical overview of the registry, and outlines the differences between Windows 9x/ME and Windows NT/2000/XP registries. Special attention is drawn to the enhancements in registry architecture introduced with Windows XP, such as faster queries and removal of the registry size limitation. Covered in depth are how to properly use registry features, how to plan and implement the most appropriate registry backup strategy, and how to monitor and modify the system registry according to the administrative requirements and individual needs of the users.

Murder on the Hoof

Murder on the Hoof Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathryn O'Sullivan
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1466850485
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It's mid-August in the Outer Banks village of Corolla in North Carolina and Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is conducting rookie training and spending increasingly more time with her best friend, Sheriff Bill Dorman. The wild horses have been relocated to the sanctuary, and the town is occupied with the upcoming local theatre production. All is right with the world. But when a member of the acting troupe is found dead in the dunes after an emergency training exercise and Bill's ex-fiancée arrives in town, Colleen knows trouble is back with a vengeance. A second member of the theatre company is discovered dead at the Whalehead Club, and Colleen is forced to put aside her feelings about her relationship with Bill and work with him to uncover who is murdering the thespians and why. She discovers as much drama offstage as on and quickly finds herself swept up in the intrigue of the community theatre group, and struggling to keep her men at the firehouse focused. As the danger mounts and the killer's identity becomes clearer, Bill warns her off the investigation. But despite his warning, Colleen is determined to stop the killer before he or she strikes again, to her own peril. In Murder on the Hoof, her sequel to Foal Play, Kathryn O'Sullivan delivers more laughs and mayhem with charming characters mystery readers will love getting to know.

Win or Die

Win or Die Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bruce Craven
Editor: Thomas Dunne Books
ISBN: 1250301181
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“When it comes to the most-anticipated business books of 2019, Win or Die: Leadership Secrets From Game of Thrones is the one to beat.”—Inc. A guide to leading without losing your head, inspired by the bestselling books and smash television series Game of Thrones. "When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground." —Cersei Lannister One of the great joys of Game of Thrones is strategizing what bold moves you'd make in this bloody, volatile world—from the comfort of your living room. And one of the great terrors of being a leader is knowing your real world can be just as brutal—and offices bring no comfort. Every day you're presented with opportunities and challenges, and must decide which roads to follow, which risks to confront, when to deny an opportunity and when to pursue the call to adventure. And you won't know whether you'll profit or fail while you're in the thick of it. In Win or Die: Leadership Secrets from Game of Thrones, Bruce Craven brilliantly analyzes the journeys of the best and worst leaders in Westeros, so that leaders can create their own narratives of success. Craven considers beloved characters such as Ned Stark, Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, and Tyrion Lannister as they make terrible decisions and fatal mistakes, but also achieve incredible victories and surprising successes, learning and growing along their (often bloody) ways. Readers will learn how to face conflict and build resilience, develop contextual and emotional intelligence, develop their vision, and more. This entertaining and accessible guide will show readers how to turn danger into opportunity, even when dragons threaten.

Shadows in the Mind's Eye

Shadows in the Mind's Eye Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janyre Tromp
Editor: Kregel Publications
ISBN: 0825477948
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"Tromp weaves a complex historical tale incorporating love, suspense, hurt, and healing--all the elements that keep the pages turning." —Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of Perennials Charlotte Anne Mattas longs to turn back the clock. Before her husband, Sam, went to serve his country in the war, he was the man everyone could rely on--responsible, intelligent, and loving. But the person who's come back to their family farm is very different from the protector Annie remembers. Sam's experience in the Pacific theater has left him broken in ways no one can understand--but that everyone is learning to fear. Tongues start wagging after Sam nearly kills his own brother. Now when he claims to have seen men on the mountain when no one else has seen them, Annie isn't the only one questioning his sanity and her safety. If there were criminals haunting the hills, there should be evidence beyond his claims. Is he really seeing what he says, or is his war-tortured mind conjuring ghosts? Annie desperately wants to believe her husband. But between his irrational choices and his nightmares leaking into the daytime, she's terrified he's going mad. Can she trust God to heal Sam's mental wounds--or will sticking by him mean keeping her marriage at the cost of her own life? Debut novelist Janyre Tromp delivers a deliciously eerie, Hitchcockian story filled with love and suspense. Readers of psychological thrillers and historical fiction by Jaime Jo Wright and Sarah Sundin will add Tromp to their favorite authors list.

Wesker's Domestic Plays

Wesker's Domestic Plays Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arnold Wesker
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
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In The Friends (1970), Esther is diagnosed with leukaemia, causing her friends to reassess their working-class identity, their imagined achievements as well as their own mortality. Bluey (1993) is a play about repressed memory resurfacing and three imagined futures that the protagonist cannot muster the courage to confront. In Men Die Women Survive (1990) a trio of estranged wives gather around the dinner table. As they conduct a post-mortem on their failed relationships a tale of betrayal and revenge emerges. Telling the story of a 44-year-old actress Gertie and her influence on Sam, a black teenager working as a car-park attendant, Wild Spring (1992) explores acting as a metaphor for the false images of ourselves with which we fall in love.

The Sweet Relief of Missing Children: A Novel

The Sweet Relief of Missing Children: A Novel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Braunstein
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
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"A magnificent debut filled with characters so vivid, strange, and richly imagined, you emerge feeling changed." —Sarah Shun-lien Bynum In New York City, a girl called Lenora vanishes without a trace. Years earlier and miles upstate, Goldie, a wild, negligent mother, searches for a man to help raise her precocious son, Paul, who later discovers that the only way to save his soul is to run away. The Sweet Relief of Missing Children is a suspenseful novel about the power of running and the desire for reinvention. It explores the terror and transcendence of our most central experiences: childhood, parenthood, sex, love.

Winged Reaper

Winged Reaper Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shelley Russell Nolan
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Secrets, lies and the Grim Reaper: A recipe for disaster! Twenty-five-year-old Tyler Morgan is only alive – technically reborn - because the Grim Reaper offered her a job. Now she has to find a way to stop her ‘boss’ from starting a war that threatens the survival of mankind. Weak and in need of fresh souls, the Grim Reaper has sent his wraiths to Tyler’s hometown, Easton, and by the time he gets his fill, it could turn into a graveyard. Tyler’s resolve is tested when old secrets surface and a new betrayal has her questioning where her loyalties lie. Supported by the intriguing detective, Sam Lockwood; the handsome, wealthy Chris Bradbury; and sources she never expected to come to her aid, Tyler must fight her way to the truth if she is ever to find the strength to harness the powers she has inherited, and vanquish the Grim Reaper forever.

In the Line of Fire

In the Line of Fire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joss Wood
Editor: Tule Publishing
ISBN: 1948342073
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It just got personal… As the Delta Force legend at Pytheon International, security expert Jett Smith-Jones has run out of leads in his effort to capture criminal mastermind, The Recruiter, the head of a notorious, international human trafficking and recruitment ring. The Recruiter remains one step ahead but when he threatens the principal players at Pytheon, including Dr Samantha Stone, the game is back on. Jett, while valiantly trying to ignore his visceral attraction to the fiery red head, is determined that she have the best protective detail Pytheon can provide. He is the best they have. PhD Samantha Stone has been tasked to profile The Recruiter’s next move as a consultant of the psychology of criminal behavior. Too bad she can’t discern her attraction to the hard-eyed Delta Force legend. She avoids men who chase danger, but she can’t stop dreaming of falling into Jett’s very muscular arms. Unfortunately for Sam, The Recruiter isn’t the only criminal wanting a piece of her… As they tighten the net around The Recruiter, the risk to Sam increases. Jett vows he will keep her safe, but who will protect his heart? And will Jett prove to pose the biggest danger to Sam of all?

The Monster Files - The Complete Set

The Monster Files - The Complete Set Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cate Dean
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Follow Alex and her friends through all their adventures! Alex Finch's life changes forever when she discovers that monsters are real. Join her as she discovers the secrets, the surprises - and maybe, find the love of her life. Book 1 - Alex Finch: Monster Hunter Book 2 - Truth and Consequences Book 3 - Welcome to The Haven Book 3.5 - A Monster Files Weddin

Modern Marriage

Modern Marriage Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Filip Vukašin
Editor: Affirm Press
ISBN: 1922626643
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Everything in Klara's life seems perfect. She runs a successful cosmetic clinic with her best friend Tomas, she has a beautiful house near the beach in Melbourne, and she and her adoring husband Dante are trying for a baby. Then one day she receives a call that punctures her perfect life. Dante has had an accident. He was found unconscious in a gay sauna and now lies in a coma. What Klara discovers about her husband will disrupt everything she thought she knew about love, marriage and family. From Australia's most exciting new author, Modern Marriage will cause you to question what lies beneath the appearance of perfection.

Falling Deep

Falling Deep Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Diana Gardin
Editor: Forever Yours
ISBN: 1455560979
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Reed Hopewell is a lot of things to a lot of people . . . To his parents, he's the son who needs to get serious. To his friends, he's the player they all want to be. And to his fans, he's the hottest rocker in Charleston. But never has Reed been anyone's hero-until the night he finds Hope. Hope Dawson can count the number of men she trusts on one hand. Definitely not the guys she goes out with or the stepfather who treats her like property. She'd be out of his house tomorrow if not for the need to protect her little sister. But when things at home go from bad to worse, Hope has to act fast-and Reed is the only person she can turn to . . . 70,000 words

Chains of Prophecy

Chains of Prophecy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jason P. Crawford
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Samuel Buckland is a young man who has it all and is planning for the future. Gregory Caitlin is a businessman and politician. He has designs to bring hope back to a world in need...and he'll be damned if anyone gets in his way! When the two cross paths, even the angels tremble. An ancient magic has been rediscovered. Sam must overcome his lack of faith and accept his destiny, or the world he knows will suffer the consequences. . A skeptic who must harness the powers of demons and genies. A zealot who has begun to walk a darker path. Bound together by a stolen secret. Can any of them escape the Chains of Prophecy?

The Hourglass

The Hourglass Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jill Curb
Editor: WestBowPress
ISBN: 1490820124
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Recipient of the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award for quality and family-friendly books. An exciting adventure of mystery, love and strength that can end or save the world. What would happen if you found out that your family was under attack in a layer of time that couldn’t possibly exist? After discovering their mother holds the key to protect all time, two young brothers and their father must find strength in themselves and trust in things they don’t understand in a hidden paradise. Charlie and Cameron journey through a new reality of giants and talking animals while trapped in a battle of good versus evil. Mysteriously befriended by a stray dog, they learn to rely on animals as much as humans to save their family and keep evil from taking over the world. Is their family strong enough to survive the Hourglass before time slips away?

Battle for Skyline Ridge

Battle for Skyline Ridge Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James E. Parker
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504060156
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“An incredibly powerful account of a little-known chapter in the Vietnam War saga” written by a CIA veteran who fought in the Secret War (Booklist, starred review). In the 1960s and ’70s, the Laotian Civil War became a covert theater for the conflict in Vietnam, with the US paramilitary backing the Royal Lao government in what came to be known among the CIA as the Secret War. In late 1971, the North Vietnamese Army launched Campaign Z, invading northern Laos on a mission to defeat the Royal Lao Army. General Giap had specifically ordered the NVA troops to kill the CIA army and occupy its field headquarters in the Long Tieng valley. The NVA faced the small rag-tag army of Vang Pao, mostly Thai irregulars recruited to fight for the CIA. But thousands more were quickly recruited, trained, and rushed into position in Laos to defend against the impending NVA invasion. Despite overwhelming odds in the NVA’s favor, the battle raged for more than one hundred days—the longest battle in the Vietnam War. In the end, it all came down to Skyline Ridge. Whoever won Skyline, won Laos. Historian James E. Parker Jr. served as a CIA paramilitary officer in Laos. In this authoritative and personal account, Parker draws from his own firsthand experience as well as extensive research into CIA files and North Vietnamese after-action reports in order to tell the full story of the battle of Skyline Ridge.

Finding Home

Finding Home Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Abbie Zanders,Binge Read Babes
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Finding Home by Abbie Zanders,Binge Read Babes Summary

Home is where the heart is... but what if there's nothing to go home to? When Jaxson Adams is forced out of the service on a medical discharge, he returns to his hometown to find that very little has changed. The problem is, he has. He’s no longer the carefree, wild child he’d once been. He’s seen and done things most people couldn’t imagine. Not in their dreams… and not in their worst nightmares. Even worse, he’s lost his sense of purpose. He doesn’t belong anymore. And no one understands. Then he finds the letters. Letters that change everything he thought he knew about his family and provide a new mission—to discover the truth and right decades-old wrongs in the process. Penny Hoffmeier is a romantic at heart, even if the only romance she sees is the stuff she makes herself. She takes great pleasure in creating the perfect bouquets for every occasion from her family’s florist shop in Sumneyville, PA. She’s a lover, not a fighter, but she likes scuttlebutt as much as the next girl, and the hot, former SEALs who set up a place for returning service men and women nearby are providing plenty of fodder these days. So far, she’s managed to stay neutral in the escalating tensions between some locals and the Sanctuary guys. However, when the brooding, sexy stranger comes to town with a shocking secret about one of their own, remaining quietly on the sidelines proves impossible. Will Jaxson be able to achieve his objective and move on with a clear conscience? Or will he make Penny his next mission?

For the Love of a Unicorn

For the Love of a Unicorn Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Lievens
Editor: eXtasy Books
ISBN: 1487424140
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Sam has been living in the forest since his parents were killed and his brother taken because of what they were—unicorn shifters. He hasn’t approached the wolf pack living nearby because he doesn’t know if he can trust them, but when he meets a wolf at the stream and realizes they’re mates, he knows he will have to get over that distrust. Frederic didn’t expect to meet his mate in the forest where the pack lives, and he certainly didn’t expect his mate to be a unicorn shifter. Sam is, though, and he comes with complications and problems—and Frederic is willing to take them all on. Sam is wary and doesn’t know how to trust, but he hopes having the pack’s help means he can finally look for his brother. He doesn’t know where to start, though, so using himself as bait for the men who killed his parents sounds like a good idea. Until it doesn’t.

September Winds

September Winds Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Peters
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1684564190
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Living on land that had once been the territory of the Kalapuya Indians, Tom researched the tribe, discovering that there was little in the way of historical writings about the people. The book is a fictional tale about a small mountain community surrounded by huge tracts of corporate timberland. Sam McKenzie, the last full-blooded Kalapuya, and Laura Morgan, an attractive widow, become drawn together amid a group of colorful characters and unexpected events. The small hamlet of Falon, although

Silence on the Hill

Silence on the Hill Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leta Wilson Parker
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1984586912
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Silence on the Hill by Leta Wilson Parker Summary

Silence on the Hill is a telling tale of relationships with family, friends, and faith. It speaks to the devotion and love that unites family members in a lifetime of commitment and dedication even after death. But on the other hand, it is exposes family secrets, jealousies, betrayal, blame and intolerance that infiltrates all families. It explores friendship and the lifelong bond that two women, through no choice of their own, develop as they continue on with the family legacy, the McClellan farm. They find themselves to be each other’s anchor with true understanding, acceptance, and good will for each other. The book is about faith. Faith that someone is listening, watching, helping, and hoping. It is a testament to approaching life with belief and confidence that you are where you belong and doing what you should be doing, and the consequences when you do not.

Funding The Cure

Funding The Cure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD
Editor: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 193528164X
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Funding The Cure by Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD Summary

Funding the Cure: Charitable Giving to Help The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Find the Cure for Parkinson's Disease is an elegant, noteworthy book that instructs the reader on using charitable giving strategies for loved ones with Parkinson's Disease. While the concept is simple and the focus is narrow, the book will be of great interest to those with Parkinson's Disease, their friends, family and loved ones. Funding the Cure tells the reader how he/she can specifically tailor charitable giving to not only accomplish tax and charitable goals, but to also achieve vital personal and human goals like protecting a relative living with Parkinson's Disease, or leaving property to fund Parkinson's Disease research. The book is written in easy to understand language and offers practical examples of charitable giving geared to The Michael J. Fox Foundation - not generic tax jargon.

The Keeper (Kael Jai: Book Two)

The Keeper (Kael Jai: Book Two) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E.J. Deen
Editor: Bad Rabbit Publications
ISBN: 1500657913
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Hardcore Fan Version. Includes Trinooran Language. The Kael Jai series continues with the second book and follows Sylph, The Keeper, as he journeys to Earth to help save their human friends from a new threat. Kael Jai finds himself in the fight of his life when an unknown enemy begins invading his dreams. The device he left on Earth suddenly begins to send out a signal, and he urges Sylph to journey to Earth to protect Eva and Sam. But when Sylph arrives, he is stunned to realize that he is not alone on Earth, and the enemy he must fight has no name and no face. Incapacitated by a tech-virus, he is fighting not only to save Eva and Sam but to save himself and all that he holds dear. Blurring the lines between First Contact, Space Fleet, Hard Science Fiction, Alien Invasion, Technothrillers, Genetic Engineering, Paranormal & Urban, Metaphysical & Visionary, Cyberpunk, Adventure, Alien, Artificial Intelligence, Aliens, Mutants, Psychics, Robots, Mystery, Romance, Metaphysical, Thor, Superhero, Sword, Invasion, Contact, Empire, Genes, Fleet, Extraterrestrial, Action, and Young Adult.

Ethics in Community-Based Elder Care

Ethics in Community-Based Elder Care Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martha B. Holstein, PhD,Phyllis B. Mitzen, ACSW, LCSW
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826122981
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Ethics in Community-Based Elder Care by Martha B. Holstein, PhD,Phyllis B. Mitzen, ACSW, LCSW Summary

Caring for elders outside of institutions is the fastest growing sector of US health care. Building on their research study at the Park Ridge Center, editors Holstein and Mitzen, together with a team of experts, examine the complexities involved in developing an ethics for community-based long-term care. They also challenge policymakers to make home care a more viable option for older people in need. Chapters address many of the ethical and practical problems that arise in the care of older people with physical and mental disabilities--including how to allocate scarce funds, how to keep good caregivers, how to balance concerns of autonomy, risk and safety, and worker stress. The volume is an excellent resource for practitioners, policymakers, and students.

Beggar's Feast

Beggar's Feast Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Randy Boyagoda
Editor: Penguin Canada
ISBN: 0143180541
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Beggar's Feast by Randy Boyagoda Summary

Beggar's Feast is a novel about a man who lives in defiance of fate. Sam Kandy was born in 1889 to low prospects in a Ceylon village and died one hundred years later as the wealthy headman of the same village, a self-made shipping magnate, and father of sixteen, three times married and twice widowed. In four parts, this enthralling novel tells Sam's story from his boyhood—when his parents, convinced by his horoscope that he would be a blight upon the family, abandon him at the gates of a distant temple—through his dramatic escape from the temple and journey across Ceylon to Australia and Singapore, before his bold return to the Ceylon village he once called home. There he tries to win recognition for his success in the world—at any cost. A novel about family, pride, and ambition, about what it takes for one man to make something out of nothing, set on a gorgeous, troubled island caught between tradition and modernity, Beggar's Feast establishes Boyagoda as a major voice in international literature.

Truth and Consequences

Truth and Consequences Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cate Dean
Editor: Pentam Press
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Alex Finch survived her first encounter with monsters. But in the fallout, she lost Sam, and gained a vicious, clawed Devil as a stalker. A random attack, a threatening note, and a surprising discovery leads Alex closer to the truth of what happened ten years ago. With the help of her new friends, she digs even deeper into Emmettsville's past, and finds out that learning the truth has consequences. Sometimes, deadly consequences. *Includes Once Fallen, book 1 of The Remarkable Life of Zach Wiche Continued.

The First Order

The First Order Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeff Abbott
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1455558400
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Sam Capra is on a one-man mission to find his brother . . . And to stop a war. Two brothers. One dead, executed by extremists on a grainy video. The other forged into a top undercover agent. But now, Sam Capra has reason to believe that his brother, Danny, may be alive. And if Danny has been living a secret life these past years, where has he been--and what has he become? Sam's desperate search for his brother leads him into a modern heart of darkness: the Russian elite inner circle, a group of ruthless ex-KGB billionaires who owe fealty to Russia's corrupt president, Morozov. One of these men wants Morozov dead. And Danny will be the one to kill him--on American soil. To save his brother--and to save the world from certain war--Sam, along with his mysterious partner, Mila, must stop Danny from killing Morozov. The mission will take Sam from the slums of Pakistan to the hipster galleries of Brooklyn to the Caribbean playgrounds of the superrich. And as Sam untangles the secret past locked in his brother's heart, he may be forced to make a choice between his brother--and the greater good . . .

The Wannabe Cowboy

The Wannabe Cowboy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah M. Anderson
Editor: Sarah M. Anderson
ISBN: 1941097588
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Zack Baker is down to his last chance and the only person who can help him is Samantha Kenady, owner of the L/C Ranch. He's hoping to use his good looks and charm to convince her to let him finish the zoological study he needs to complete his Ph.D. He needs to get the permission of Ms. Kenady because her land is one of the few places where the foxes he's studying live. He'll do whatever it takes to finish his thesis. Things get off to a rocky start when he has a run-in with a cowboy—except it's not a cowboy. It's a cowgirl—Sam. Scarred by an attack that happened when she was a teenager, Sam finds a measure of redemption in taking in cast-offs and strays. She may not be able to erase her own past, but she can help others start over. Sam runs her ranch with an iron hand. Her rules are nonnegotiable, and rule #1 is no men. But some rules can be bent—and others can be broken. Does Sam dare risk it all on a wannabe cowboy, or will their attraction cause everything she's worked so hard to protect to go up in smoke?

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