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Betrayal

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'Paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line' - Daily Express Cape Colony is proving a tiresome assignment for Captain Kydd's daring commander-in-chief Commodore Popham. Rumours that South America's Spanish colonies are in a ferment of popular unrest and of a treasure hoard of silver spur him to assemble a makeshift invasion fleet and launch a bold attack on the capital of the Viceroyalty of the River Plate, Buenos Aires. Navigating the treacherous bars and mud flats of the river, the British invasion force lands and wins a battle against improbable odds, taking the capital and the silver. But nothing is as simple as it seems in this region of the world: the uprising that will see the end of Spanish rule never arrives and the locals begin to see dark conspiracies behind the invader's actions. Soon the tiny British force finds itself surrounded by an ever more hostile population. The city begins to revolt against its liberators. Now Kydd's men must face fierce resistance and the betrayal of their closest allies. Can they save themselves, and their prize? **************** What readers are saying about BETRAYAL 'Another page-turner from a sailor who knows his craft' - 5 stars 'An outstanding addition to an excellent series' - 5 stars 'A great read and I would highly recommend it!' - 5 stars 'A really good naval series written with good taste and fine detail' - 5 stars 'A triumph' - 5 stars

A Question of Betrayal

A Question of Betrayal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anne Perry
Editor: Ballantine Books
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On her first mission for MI6, the daring young photographer at the heart of this thrilling new mystery series by bestselling author Anne Perry travels to Mussolini’s Italy to rescue the lover who betrayed her. Britain’s secret intelligence service, MI6, has lost contact with its informant in northern Italy, just as important information about the future plans of Austria and Nazi Germany is coming to light. And young Elena Standish, to her surprise, is the only person who can recognize MI6’s man—because he is her former lover. Aiden Strother betrayed Elana six years ago, throwing shame on her entire family. Now, with so much to prove, Elena heads to Trieste to track down Aiden and find out what happened to his handler, who has mysteriously cut off contact with Britain. As Elena gets word of a secret group working to put Austria in the hands of Germany, her older sister, Margot, is in Berlin to watch a childhood friend get married—to a member of the Gestapo. Margot and Elena’s grandfather, the former head of MI6, is none too happy about the sisters’ travels at this tumultuous time, especially when a violent event at home reminds him that even Britain is growing dangerous. As his own investigation collides with his granddaughter's, what’s at stake on the continent becomes increasingly frightening—and personal. Against the backdrop of a rapidly changing Europe, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry crafts a novel full of suspense, political intrigue, and the struggle between love and loyalty to country.

Cold Betrayal

Cold Betrayal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.A. Jance
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476745072
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From the New York Times bestselling author hailed for her “inimitable, take-no-prisoners style” (Kirkus Reviews), Cold Betrayal forces Ali Reynolds to confront the face of evil, and the women who are being hunted. Revenge isn’t the only dish served cold... Ali’s longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Something about her strikes a chord in Sister Anselm, reminding her of a case she worked years before when another young girl wasn’t so lucky. Meanwhile, married life agrees with Ali. But any hopes that she and her husband, B. Simpson, will finally slow down and relax now that they’ve tied the knot are dashed when Ali’s new daughter-in-law approaches her, desperate for help. The girl’s grandmother, Betsy, is in danger: she’s been receiving anonymous threats, and someone even broke into her home and turned on the gas burners in the middle of the night. But the local police think the elderly woman’s just not as sharp as she used to be. While Ali struggles to find a way to protect Betsy before it’s too late, Sister Anselm needs her help as well, and the two race the clock to uncover the secrets that The Family has hidden for so long—before someone comes back to bury them forever.

I Did It For You Study Guide

I Did It For You Study Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sheila Perry
Editor: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
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Christ Gave His Life That You May Live He demonstrated His love for you through these six components to offer you salvation. Once you accept Christ, all the following applies to you: - Forgiveness "" The forgiveness of sin through Christ sacrificing His life on the cross. - Ransom "" The ransom was paid in full by Christ's shed blood. - Redemption "" Accepting what Christ did for you on the cross cleanses you through His shed blood. - Justification "" God has forgiven you, and now you are without sin. - Reconciliation "" Due to sin, mankind was an enemy of God. By accepting Jesus as Savior because of His dying for you reunited with God. - Adoption "" This is the result of acceptance of God's son and the price He paid for your salvation. Now you have become a member of God's family. To further enhance your understanding of Jesus's purpose for coming to earth, the following has been included: manners, customs, beliefs, culture, symbols, laws, idioms, history, prophesies, and the politics of the people in Jesus's era. Journey from the birth of John the Baptist to the blessings in seeking the Lord.

The Betrayed

The Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Hosp
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0759567670
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In the breathtaking follow-up to his smash debut "Dark Harbor," Hosp is back with the story of two detectives and the independent young woman who will risk everything to find her sisters killer.

When Men Betray

When Men Betray Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Webb Hubbell
Editor: Beaufort Books
ISBN: 0825306620
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Why would Woody Cole, a peaceful, caring man, shoot a US Senator in cold blood on live television? That's the mystery facing attorney Jack Patterson as he returns to Little Rock, Arkansas, a town he swore he would never step foot in again. When Men Betray is the first book of fiction from author, lecturer, and political insider Webb Hubbell. A departure from his previous book, Friends in High Places, an account of his rise and fall in Little Rock, Hubbell crafts a deft narrative of mystery and political intrigue. Set in a fictionalized version of his home town of Little Rock, Arkansas, readers will be immersed into the steamy world behind the southern BBQ and antebellum facade-a seedy underbelly of secrets and betrayals. Clever readers may recognize the colorful personalities and locales of the Arkansas political scene. Jack is supported by a motley but able crew; loyal assistant Maggie, college-aged daughter Beth, feisty lawyer Micki, and his bodyguard Clovis. Together, Jack and his rag-tag team are in a race against time to discover Woody's hidden motive. All he has is a series of strange clues, hired thugs gunning for him, and the one man who knows everything isn't talking. Alliances are tested, buried tensions surface, and painful memories are relived as he tries to clear the name of his old college friend. Jack Patterson will find that even the oldest friendships can be quickly destroyed when men betray

BETRAYED

BETRAYED Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stacey Joy Netzel
Editor: Stacey Joy Netzel
ISBN: 1939143500
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She loved him and left him, but fate had other plans... Nine months ago, undercover detective, Ispettore Evalina Gallo, protected her heart the only way she knew how, never expecting to see her savior-turned-one-night-stand again. When he returns to Italia—now a person of interest in an investigation of a local organized crime family—her personal connection to the rugged American gets her assigned to the case. With his mother’s pleas ringing in his ears, Ben Sanders plans to retrieve a stolen bible his father shipped to Italy thirteen years ago, and then get out as fast as he can. But with the sudden arrival of the beautiful detective, he suspects his mother’s desire to right past wrongs might not be the whole truth. Now, less than twenty-four hours after entering the country, he’s getting shot at—again. In a race from Milan to Rome to find the precious book before anyone else, time is ticking for the one-time lovers. Attraction burns hotter than molten lava, but amid secrets and half-truths, they must move beyond past betrayals and trust each other if they have any hope of a future together. Don’t miss the wild ride of adventure from Milan to Rome. Get your copy of BETRAYED today! “...a thrill ride of an adventure and suspense, topped off with sizzling chemistry between the leads.” ~ Helen, Amazon reviewer EXCERPT: “You said you don’t look back.” “I don’t,” he lied. Because clearly, he hadn’t been able to forget about her. “Is that a lesson learned from your parents when they stole from other people? Is that how they taught you to deal with your conscience?” Her accent had gotten much thicker, and while he recognized she was purposely goading him, he still stiffened at her words. The realization that they were the truth sucked the air from his lungs, and he pushed away from the wall. “How’d my parents get dragged into this?” “You wanted to talk about family. Let us talk.” “No. I don’t know what your problem is, but my conscience isn’t the one that seems to be having a problem right now.” When he moved to brush past her, she grabbed his arm, her fingers gripping his bicep like a vice. The restraint snapped his tenuous control and he rounded on her. Grasping her shoulders, he backed her against the wall. Confusion surfaced when she offered no resistance. He knew from experience she could lay him out flat in one move if she wanted. So what was her game? Hands flattened against his chest, she lifted her face to his. He swallowed hard at what he saw. Earlier she’d turned away from him. Now the heat in her gaze was pure invitation. Closing his eyes against the temptation did nothing to stop latent desire from rising up to engulf him. Things had been explosive between them in the past. He discovered nothing had changed when his body hardened in response. Desperation tightened his grasp. “What do you want from me?” Her fingers curled into his shirt, nails scraping his chest through the silk material. “I don’t know,” she whispered. Opening his eyes, he locked his gaze with hers and was surprised to see there was some truth to her words. Uncertainty was mixed with an intense hunger that matched his. Shallow breaths feathered his chin, raising his response level past rational thought. He slid his hands up to frame her face and lowered his head. “Is it this?” Giving her no chance to answer, he covered her mouth with his. He swept his tongue inside and there was nothing tentative about his possession or her response. She tasted better than he remembered; a unique blend of sweet and spice that could never be replicated. Breaking the kiss, he rasped, “Tell me, Eva. Is that what you want?” “Yes,” she breathed. ~~~ ITALY INTRIGUE SERIES Kidnapped, book 1 *Winner* 2012 Write Touch Readers' Award, romantic suspense as Lost in Italy Betrayed, book 2 Conned, book 3 Romantic suspense, sexy alpha male hero, betrayal, international romance series, Italian vacation romance, sexy cop heroine, beach reads, treasure hunt, one night stand romance, second chance romance, family betrayal, Milan Italy, Tuscany, Rome, on the run romance, redemption romance, bad boy romance, Stacey Joy Netzel, romance series, action adventure romance, action, adventure

BETRAYED

BETRAYED Pdf/ePub eBook Author: George Feild
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 145009841X
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A holiday on the Mexican Baja draws an unsuspecting American student into the dark and terrifying white slavery trade that thrives just below the glamorous surface of this high-end playground of the rich. The young girl's parents are close friends of President Hunt who sanctions a covert CIA action to bring the young lady home. Alec Caldwell is assigned the task, and in rescuing Katherine, stumbles on a well organized drug smuggling operation linked to the kidnapping. Its existence is unknown to the DEA. Fearing exposure of their ties to the illegal drug trade, President Hunt and his Mexican counterpart conspire to have Caldwell disappear. A daring military raid frees Alec who ultimately takes down both the assassin sent to kill him, and the people who run the drug trade and who were planning to sell the young girt to a Saudi buyer in payment for the drugs they were funneling up the Baja into the U.S. President Hunt's betrayal of Alec brings a harsh response from the CIA. His misdeeds have been well documented and a secret campaign is launched to expose this treachery and unseat him. But the CIA's initial efforts fail. Hunt is ultimately taken down, but not by the CIA. A person outside the agency with a personal vendetta is thought to be the assassin. But she disappears and a worldwide manhunt ensues. Is the assassin a CIA pawn? Does Alec remain with the CIA and go with Vanessa to Morocco on yet another black ops assignment? Or does he return to Montana to the respectable lifestyle his wife has planned for him? And, what does Alec mean when he toasts Vanessa with... “Here's looking at you, Kid!”

Betrayals

Betrayals Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Freemantle
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453226567
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On the eve of her wedding, a woman must fight to rescue her fiancé from an international terrorist plot It’s been nearly a year since Janet’s husband, Hank, died of a terrible illness. Though she thought she would never love again, John Sheridan proved her wrong. Like Janet, he works in government, analyzing files for the State Department. They fall in love shortly after meeting at a party, and it isn’t long before Janet, finally ready to leave Hank in the past, agrees to marriage. But their plans are quickly disrupted. Posted overseas in war-torn Beirut, John disappears just before the wedding. It’s a race against the clock as Janet must face the specter of international terrorism to save the second love of her life—before it’s too late. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Betrayed

Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A.D. Trosper
Editor: Black Feather
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I was never supposed to go to the Between. I was never supposed to fall in love with Caius. And yet, I’ve done both. Since stepping through that portal, I’ve done a lot of things I never thought I would. Like coming face-to-face with a god. Or encountering the one person in all the worlds I didn’t want to meet. Or having a fairy floor me with just a few words and realizing things are a lot more complicated than just stopping the Lost. Everything is changing, secrets are revealed, and something that shouldn’t even be possible has become reality. I never imagined any of this could happen. My imagination was clearly lacking.

The Betrayed Woman

The Betrayed Woman Pdf/ePub eBook Author: , Irineu Correia de
Editor: EDITORA BIBLIOMUNDI SERVIÇOS DIGITAIS LTDA
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Before practicing a betrayal, do not think only of yourself and not only the consequences that will bring to the present relationship. Ponder what this unfaithful attitude will unleash in the future for that other person, for besides the pain of betrayal, of losing the one you love (the victim of betrayal sees it almost with a death), and that separation will leave the sequels. This book is intended to guide people to avoid or overcome 'horns'. Never again will someone betray you, but if someone betrays you you will know how to overcome the pain of betrayal. The Corna is the holy book of the horns.

A Brotherhood Betrayed

A Brotherhood Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Cannell
Editor: Minotaur Books
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The riveting true story of the rise and fall of Murder, Inc. and the executioner-turned-informant whose mysterious death became a turning point in Mob history. In the fall of 1941, a momentous trial was underway that threatened to end the careers and lives of New York’s most brutal mob kingpins. The lead witness, Abe Reles, had been a trusted executioner for Murder, Inc., the enforcement arm of a coast-to-coast mob network known as the Commission. But the man responsible for coolly silencing hundreds of informants was about to become the most talkative snitch of all. In exchange for police protection, Reles was prepared to rat out his murderous friends, from Albert Anastasia to Bugsy Siegel—but before he could testify, his shattered body was discovered on a rooftop outside his heavily-guarded hotel room. Was it a botched escape, or punishment for betraying the loyalty of the country’s most powerful mobsters? Michael Cannell's A Brotherhood Betrayed traces the history of Murder, Inc. through Reles’ rise from street punk to murder chieftain to stool pigeon, ending with his fateful death on a Coney Island rooftop. It resurrects a time when crime became organized crime: a world of money and power, depravity and corruption, street corner ambushes and elaborately choreographed hits by wise-cracking foot soldiers with names like Buggsy Goldstein and Tick Tock Tannenbaum. For a brief moment before World War II erupted, America fixated on the delicate balance of trust and betrayal on the Brooklyn streets. This is the story of the one man who tipped the balance.

Counseling Ethics for the 21st Century

Counseling Ethics for the 21st Century Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elliot D. Cohen,Gale Spieler Cohen
Editor: SAGE Publications
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Counseling Ethics for the 21st Century prepares students to address ethical issues arising in contemporary counseling practice. Drawing on their own clinical and practical experiences, authors Elliot D. Cohen and Gale Spieler Cohen present detailed, realistic, and engaging clinical case studies along with a comprehensive five-step model that can be used to manage the complex ethical problems raised throughout the book. Each chapter focuses on particular virtues in the context of examining a particular counseling issue, including online counseling, digital record keeping, and social media. Students will be empowered to define problems, identify relevant facts, conduct ethical analyses, and make the best decisions for their clients.

Tibet: Betrayed by the World

Tibet: Betrayed by the World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brigadier Jasbir Singh Nagra
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On 28 April 1954, history was made. Never before had any nation outreached another nation that did not even share a common border, with an offer to occupy its immediate neighbour, sacrificing strategic interests. Strangely, the country that was directly involved was not even consulted. To add to the weirdness, the Indian Government continued to defend China’s act of treason against Tibet in international forums and also misled its citizens. How the India-Tibet border was converted into the Sino-Indian border in 1954 is both intriguing and tragic. With Great Britain in the lead, several other nations that had exploited Tibet for decades for various one-sided benefits brazenly decided to desert it at the time of its crisis and feigned conniving ignorance about its political status. Tibet, as a theocracy, with no armed forces and reliable ally, was an alluring target for expansionist China. What lies ahead for Tibet is a geostrategically important issue not only for India but also the world at large—to contain China’s outrageous expansionist and hegemonistic designs. The failure of China to subdue Tibetan nationalism, religion, culture and heritage by suppressive means over seven decades is indicative that the resurrection of Tibet is not a myth but a possibility in the future.

True Betrayals

True Betrayals Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nora Roberts
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101146141
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a thrilling story of family secrets and unexpected passions, set against the high-stakes world of championship thoroughbred racing. Kelsey Byden always believed that her mother was dead. But now, after all this time, she has discovered the truth: Naomi Chadwick is still alive—after spending years in prison for the murder of her lover. Now, at Naomi’s Virginia horse farm, Kelsey is trying to sort out a lifetime of deception—and her feelings about her mother. The bonds of love can be fragile...as Kelsey learned from her recently ended marriage. But as the two women rebuild their relationship—and Kelsey finds herself swept into an unsettling new romance—she must decide once and for all who she can trust, and who threatens to betray her....

Betraying Season

Betraying Season Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marissa Doyle
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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Penelope Leland has come to Ireland to study magic and prove to herself that she is as good a witch as her twin sister, Persy. But when the dashing Niall Keating begins to court her, Pen can't help being distracted from her studies. Little does Pen know, Niall is acting upon orders from his sorceress mother. And although it starts as a sham, Niall actually falls deeply in love with Pen, and she with him. Even if he halts his mother's evil plan, will Pen be able to forgive him for trying to seduce her into a plot?

Dixie Betrayed

Dixie Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David J. Eicher
Editor: Little, Brown
ISBN: 031607571X
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David Eicher reveals the story of the political conspiracy, discord and dysfunction in Richmond that cost the South the Civil War. He shows how President Jefferson Davis fought not only with the Confederate House and Senate and with State Governers but also with his own vice-president and secretary of state.

Atlantis Betrayed

Atlantis Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alyssa Day
Editor: Holliday Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1948253224
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When an Atlantean warrior and a British cat burglar both try to steal the same jewel from the Tower of London on the same night, the sparks will fly. When a power-mad vampire gets to the jewel first, they have to team up to save all shapeshifters ... and the world. A warrior’s mission, a woman’s desire… What could Christophe, powerful Warrior of Poseidon, have in common with Fiona Campbell, prim and proper Scottish illustrator of fairytales by day and notorious jewel thief known as the Scarlet Ninja by night? Answer: The Siren, a legendary Crown Jewel that Fiona has targeted for her next heist. It’s said to be worth millions, but to Christophe it’s invaluable. For the Siren also happens to be one of the missing jewels from Poseidon’s trident. And the unnatural evil that could destroy them both. But breaking into the Tower of London is a two-person job, so Christophe and Fiona team up to commit the crime of the century. As newfound passions fire their motives--and cloud their judgment--they realize they aren’t the only ones after the priceless gem. A dark force is shadowing their every move, and threatening to shatter their trust with revenge, betrayal, and a haunting revelation about the past.

Betrayed and Betrothed

Betrayed and Betrothed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anne Ashley
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Poor Miss Abbie Graham had never felt so betrayed! Betrothed to her grandfather's godson, Mr. Bartholomew Cavanagh, she had found him in a rather compromising position in the garden with another woman! Refusing to marry Bart has resulted in years of quarrel. And now Abbie's been packed off to Bath. Can things get any worse for the girl? They can, and they do, when Bart joins their party. He's now six years older and a rather dashing gentleman to boot-it looks as if Abbie's grandfather is playing matchmaker again! Only this time it may just work, as mysterious goings-on push Abbie and Bart closer together. And soon they realize they cannot survive apart....

Act of Betrayal

Act of Betrayal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matthew Dunn
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062427245
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In this riveting entry in the celebrated thriller series, former intelligence operative Will Cochrane—a "ruthless yet noble" (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram) man from whom "Bond and Bourne could learn a thing or two" (Madison County Herald)—comes out of hiding to expose a conspiracy involving a past assassination that reaches to the highest echelons of the U.S. government. Three years ago, intelligence officer Will Cochrane was brought in by a Delta Force colonel to assassinate a terrorist financier in Berlin. After the job, the commander vanished, and hasn’t been heard from since. The details don’t quite add up, and one of the CIA agents who was involved has been investigating the mission. He reaches out to Will for help, but before they can connect, the CIA man is poisoned. Will is determined to uncover the truth about Berlin, even if it means putting himself in the crosshairs. Framed for multiple murders, the skilled former spy has gone deep underground to evade his enemies and the feds. But honor and loyalty to his old colleague thrust him into danger once again. When Marsha Gage at the FBI discovers that Cochrane—one of America’s Most Wanted—has resurfaced, she immediately launches a manhunt, and she won’t stop until she brings the former CIA/MI6 operative in. With time running out, Cochrane will use all of his training and formidable skills to outmaneuver the FBI and uncover a shocking conspiracy that will rock the foundations of our nation . . . if he can stay alive.

Bewitched & Betrayed

Bewitched & Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Shearin
Editor: Penguin
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From the national bestselling author of The Trouble with Demons comes another fantasy adventure with a beloved, bold heroine. Raine Benares is a seeker. She finds lost things and missing people—usually alive. But now she’s been bonded with the Saghred, a soul-stealing stone of unlimited power, and must hunt down its escapees. Especially since one of them is also hunting her...

Secrets, Silences and Betrayals

Secrets, Silences and Betrayals Pdf/ePub eBook Author: F. Ndi
Editor: African Books Collective
ISBN: 9956762776
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Secrets, Silences, and Betrayals is an invitation to readers to consider factoring in the often discarded or censored but useful information held by the dominated. The books principal claim is that the unsaid weighs in significantly on the scale of semantic construction as that which is said. Thus, it legitimates the impact of the absentee in broadening and clarifying knowledge and understanding in most disciplines. In other words, just as exogenous epistemologies have underlain and explicated the basis for understanding diverse encounterssocial, political, historical, cultural, literary, etc.Secrets, Silences, and Betrayals challenges, from a pluridisciplinary angle, such highly dominant approaches to investigating the origin, nature, ways of knowing, and limits of human knowledge. It thus yields to the deontological basis to critically reexamine our understanding of the world around us. It is in this regard that the present volume points towards the need for human history to become a cumulative record and re-recording of every human journey and endeavor in life; it brings together disparate voices illuminating topical issues that would be or have been legated to posterity as nonexistent, partial, or half-truths.

I Must Betray You

I Must Betray You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ruta Sepetys
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1984836056
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A #1 New York Times and National Bestseller! A gut-wrenching, startling historical thriller about communist Romania and the citizen spy network that devastated a nation, from the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray. Romania, 1989. Communist regimes are crumbling across Europe. Seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu dreams of becoming a writer, but Romanians aren’t free to dream; they are bound by rules and force. Amidst the tyrannical dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu in a country governed by isolation and fear, Cristian is blackmailed by the secret police to become an informer. He’s left with only two choices: betray everyone and everything he loves—or use his position to creatively undermine the most notoriously evil dictator in Eastern Europe. Cristian risks everything to unmask the truth behind the regime, give voice to fellow Romanians, and expose to the world what is happening in his country. He eagerly joins the revolution to fight for change when the time arrives. But what is the cost of freedom? Master storyteller Ruta Sepetys is back with a historical thriller that examines the little-known history of a nation defined by silence, pain, and the unwavering conviction of the human spirit. Praise for I Must Betray You: “As educational as it is thrilling...[T]he power of I Must Betray You [is] it doesn’t just describe the destabilizing effects of being spied on; it will make you experience them too.” –New York Times Book Review “A historical heart-pounder…Ms. Sepetys, across her body of work, has become a tribune of the unsung historical moment and a humane voice of moral clarity.” –The Wall Street Journal * "Sepetys brilliantly blends a staggering amount of research with heart, craft, and insight in a way very few writers can. Compulsively readable and brilliant." –Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Sepetys once again masterfully portrays a dark, forgotten corner of history." –Booklist, starred review * "Sepetys’s latest book maintains the caliber readers have come to expect from an author whose focus on hidden histories has made her a YA powerhouse of historical ­fiction…Sepetys is a formidable writer, and her stories declare the need to write about global issues of social injustice. For that reason and her attention to detail, this is a must-read." –School Library Journal, starred review * "Cristian’s tense first-person narrative foregrounds stark historical realities, unflinchingly confronting deprivations and cruelty while balancing them with perseverance and hope as Romania hurtles toward political change." –Publishers Weekly, starred review “Sepetys keeps readers riveted to this vivid, heartbreaking and compelling novel, locked into every meticulously researched detail. I Must Betray You demands a full investment from its audience--through poetic writing, sympathetic characters, revolutionary plot and pacing, it grips the heart and soul and leaves one breathless.” –Shelf Awareness, starred review "A master class in pacing and atmosphere." –BookPage

Wedded, Bedded, Betrayed

Wedded, Bedded, Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michelle Smart
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The man she loves to hate Elena Ricci never expected her two-day getaway to end in blackmail, forced marriage and the need for a successor. But that's what happens when Gabriele Mantegna kidnaps her! With Gabriele holding documents that threaten her family's reputation, there's nothing fiery Elena won't do to stop their release. Including marrying the man who would betray her. But as Elena's body ignites with Gabriele's every touch, what will happen when the chemistry that blazes as brightly as their hatred leads to a legacy that will last a lifetime? Conveniently wedded, passionately bedded!

Betrayals & Broken Promises

Betrayals & Broken Promises Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Takari Hunter
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Being a chameleon demoness already made things tricky, but did it need to be this difficult? All Dahlia wanted was her freedom, but first, she needed to buy out of her promised bonding, a promise that was made for her before she was even born. Almost a century of trying had taken its toll, and she’d done things she wasn’t proud of. Lost parts of herself along the way and flirted with the darkness inside her. And it flirted back. She told herself it would all be worth it in the end, but before she won that battle, everything in her life systematically blew up in her face—one piece at a time. Blaming it all on the beautiful, egotistical vampire who showed up in her life would be easy, but it started long before he arrived. With his help, she might succeed, but Dahlia wasn’t sure she could trust an outsider—not even one sent by Lucifer himself. Dahlia was standing on the brink of having everything she’d ever dreamed of, but she also risked losing it all. Was her freedom really worth the cost?

Betrayed, Betrothed and Bedded

Betrayed, Betrothed and Bedded Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Juliet Landon
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THE GAME OF LOVE IS A DANGEROUS ONE IN THE COURT OF HENRY VIII… Betrayed by an ambitious father, forcibly betrothed to the handsome yet enigmatic Sir Jon Raemon and soon to be bedded by the covetous King Henry, Virginia D'Arvall is the female pawn in a masculine game of desire, power and lust. Ginny is determined to keep her honor, but in these dangerous courtly games, she will need to have her wits about her like never before. Will she realize that in Sir Jon she may just have all the love and protection she needs to survive?

Elfie: A Dissection of Betrayal

Elfie: A Dissection of Betrayal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zornitza Djorinska
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The aroma of beach and coconut wafted through the studio of the artist Elfie Bennett, over the smell of the acrylics and pastels. The consulting room of Dr. Stratton, a psychotherapist, is dominated by the discreet chill of pine forests. In the nightmares of world-famous top model Leslie van Adelaide, the booming echoes of a long-ended cult concert from Donauinsel can still be felt. The truth will restore its throne, says the Wiseman. But how? The personae of the book are victims, provocateurs, or initiators of love betrayal, and this will continue until they find the courage to seek the painful truth about themselves. Ten questions will come closer to finding their answers, in each of the personae the ten answers will provoke the most unexpected responses. I have assembled a city from the most beautiful places I have lived, equipped it with underground clubs and shops for lavender and honey, filled it with residents who aspire to the sunny heights of art and friendship. Any ambiguities are elucidated in the analyses of dreams, the obsessions of artists, and tears of sadness or happiness. This is My universe in which I take refuge when I am overcome by a sense of tedium here. In this way I live several lives. The same applies to you. You too will live a complementary life as you wander through the streets I invented and drink beer to the sounds of Grand Funk Railroad at the Kobe Blues Bar. This is how it is in the novel “Elfie: A Dissection of Betrayal”

To Love, Honor and Betray

To Love, Honor and Betray Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennie Lucas
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She thought she'd found the perfect man in her dangerously seductive boss, Eduardo Cruz, but "Get out!" wasn't exactly the morning-after treatment she'd hoped for. Holding her wilting bouquet, Callie waits for her groom—her best friend, a man she'd never kissed, or even wanted to kiss. But once the eminently powerful Eduardo knows about the bump concealed under Callie's oversize, secondhand wedding dress, there's no way he's going to let her walk up the aisle with someone else.

Betrayal

Betrayal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aleatha Romig
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ISBN: 0986308048
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The Betrayed

The Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kate Kray
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Betrayed by those who had sworn to protect her and cornered by her past, Rosie has to fight with every breath to protect herself and her beloved daughter, Ruby. She finds herself forced to play a very, very dangerous game: setting her old family against her new one. Rosie was a beautiful, young actress when she fell in love with Johnny Mullins, the notorious London gangster. But their married life was far from what she had hoped it would be and was marred by drug abuse and violence. After Johnny was arrested and sentenced to eighteen years, it became clear that their relationship was doomed to fail. Now, years later, and for the first time, life is finally looking up for Rosie Mullins. She has confronted her jealous husband and told him that she wants out, her acting career has taken off, and she has fallen into a new relationship with a top TV executive. But, all too quickly, she finds that Johnny's influence extends far beyond the prison walls that contain him. To make matters worse, his intensely loyal twin brother, 'Mad Dog' Eddie, is proving to be every bit as dangerous as her husband.

A Trust Betrayed

A Trust Betrayed Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Candace Robb
Editor: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1682300056
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The acclaimed author of the Owen Archer Series “lovingly re-creates medieval Edinburgh” in a novel that introduces Scottish sleuth Margaret Kerr (Publishers Weekly). In the spring of 1297, the English army controls lowland Scotland and Margaret Kerr’s husband Roger Sinclair is missing. He had gone to Dundee in autumn, writing to Margaret with a promise to be home for Christmas, but it’s past Easter. He could be caught up in the swelling rebellion against the English—if he’s even alive. When his cousin is murdered on the streets of Edinburgh, Roger’s last known location, Margaret coerces her brother, a priest, to escort her to the city. She finds Edinburgh scarred by war—houses burnt, walls stained with blood, shops shuttered—and the townsfolk simmering with resentment, harboring secrets. Even her uncle, innkeeper Murdoch Kerr, meets her questions with silence. Desperate, Margaret makes alliances that risk both her own life and that of her brother in her search for answers. She learns that war twists love and loyalties, and that, until tested, we cannot know our own hearts, much less those of our loved ones. “Robb’s writing is so rich and historically true that this is a must for all lovers of historical mysteries.” —Historical Novel Society “Thirteenth-century Edinburgh comes off the page cold and convincing, from the smoke and noise of the tavern kitchen to Holyrood Abbey under a treacherous abbot. Most enjoyable.” —The List (Edinburgh)

Tragicomedy and Contemporary Culture

Tragicomedy and Contemporary Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Orr
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This study examines the historical relationship between tragicomedy in the modernist theatre and the performative culture of Western consumer societies. While discussing a wide range of playwrights, it focusses specifically on the work of Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Sam Shepard. Their plays, it is argued, illuminate the forms of pleasure, fear, performance and corruption which dominate our daily lives. Tragicomedy is seen as unique becuae of the existential playfulness and confusion of its protagonists, and because of its muted vision of apocalypse in the nuclear age.

Napoleon in Germany

Napoleon in Germany Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Luise Mu?hlbach
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ISBN: 117171811X
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Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism

Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lauren Rosewarne
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Drawing on the author's own experience as "the other woman" in an affair with am otherwise-committed man, this contemporary feminist study is the first to label the role of the two-timing male as "sexual terrorist."

Hitchcock

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This new collection of writings on Alfred Hitchcock considers Hitchcock both in his time and as a continuing influence on filmmakers, films and film theory. The contributions, who include leading scholars such as Slavoj Zizek, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, and James Naremore, discuss canonical films such as Notorious and The Birds alongside lesser-known works including Juno and the Paycock and Frenzy. Articles are grouped into four thematic sections: 'Authorship and Aesthetics' examines Hitchcock as auteur and investigates central topics in Hitchcockian aesthetics. 'French Hitchcock' looks at Hitchcock's influence on filmmakers such as Chabrol, Truffaut and Rohmer, and how film critics such as Bazin and Deleuze have engaged with Hitchcock's work. 'Poetics and Politics of Identity' explores the representation of personal and political in Hitchcock's work. The final section, 'Death and Transfiguration' addresses the manner in which the spectacle and figuration of death haunts the narrative universe of Hitchcock's films, in particular his subversive masterpiece Psycho.

Orders and Hierarchies in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe

Orders and Hierarchies in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeffrey Denton
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Just as class is a key term for understanding modern Europe, so hierarchy and order are the key terms for the earlier period. These exceptional essays by some of the leading historians in the field are designed to allow students to get a better grasp on this critical subject. Life in the late medieval and early modern periods was simply organized in a very different way to that of the industrial or post-industrial society we are accustomed to. Each essay tackles a different aspect of this European-wide experience - whether looking at the nobility, the gentry, the commons or the religious castes, the contributors greatly increase our ability to understand the complex and fascinating phenomenon of how society ticks and how it is perceived by its members to tick.

Mitterrand

Mitterrand Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philip Short
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ISBN: 1448191890
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Aesthete, sensualist, bookworm, politician of Machiavellian cunning: François Mitterrand was a man of exceptional gifts and exceptional flaws who, during his fourteen years as President, strove to drag his tradition-bound and change-averse country into the modern world. As a statesman and as a human being, he was the incarnation of the mercurial, contrarian France which Britain and America find so perennially frustrating. He embodied the ambiguities and the contradictions of a nation whose modern identity is founded on a stubborn refusal to fit into the Anglo-American scheme of things. Yet he changed France more profoundly than any of his recent predecessors, arguably including even his great rival, Charles de Gaulle. During the war he was both the leader of a resistance movement and decorated for services to the collaborationist regime in Vichy. After flirting with the far Right, he entered parliament with the backing of conservatives and the Catholic Church before becoming the undisputed leader of the Left. As President he brought the French Communists into the government the better to destroy them. And all the while he managed to find time for an extraordinarily complicated private life. This is a human as much as a political biography, and a captivating portrait of a life that mirrored Mitterrand’s times.

The Discreet Hero

The Discreet Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mario Vargas Llosa
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711577
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The latest masterpiece—perceptive, funny, insightful, affecting—from the Nobel Prize–winning author Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa's newest novel, The Discreet Hero, follows two fascinating characters whose lives are destined to intersect: neat, endearing Felícito Yanaqué, a small businessman in Piura, Peru, who finds himself the victim of blackmail; and Ismael Carrera, a successful owner of an insurance company in Lima, who cooks up a plan to avenge himself against the two lazy sons who want him dead. Felícito and Ismael are, each in his own way, quiet, discreet rebels: honorable men trying to seize control of their destinies in a social and political climate where all can seem set in stone, predetermined. They are hardly vigilantes, but each is determined to live according to his own personal ideals and desires—which means forcibly rising above the pettiness of their surroundings. The Discreet Hero is also a chance to revisit some of our favorite players from previous Vargas Llosa novels: Sergeant Lituma, Don Rigoberto, Doña Lucrecia, and Fonchito are all here in a prosperous Peru. Vargas Llosa sketches Piura and Lima vividly—and the cities become not merely physical spaces but realms of the imagination populated by his vivid characters. A novel whose humor and pathos shine through in Edith Grossman's masterly translation, The Discreet Hero is another remarkable achievement from the finest Latin American novelist at work today.

Public Acts

Public Acts Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco,Erica Meiners
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135999899
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As this book documents local, specific, and contextualized acts of resistance and offers a detailed analysis of varied forms of public literacies, it functions as a template to inform and inspire resistant practices in diverse communities.

Max Carrados

Max Carrados Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ernest Bramah
Editor: Litres
ISBN: 5040480687
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