A Friendly Engagement

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A Friendly Engagement

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What's a little engagement between friends? Omar Esterly is married to his job. But when Omar sets his sights on a potential, family-oriented client, his confirmed bachelorhood becomes a problem. Fortunately, his friend and employee, Devi Boss, has the perfect plan... Okay, so it wasn't exactly Devi's plan to become her friend's fake fiancée. Lies aren't her style. However, Omar offers her a big, beautiful raise - enough to track down the missing father she's never known - and Devi reluctantly agrees to the whole engagement hoax... This was supposed to be a no-strings-attached win-win for both Devi and Omar, but when they cross the line between friendship and...well, something more, Devi realizes she's made a huge mistake that just might cost her both job and friend - falling for her fiancé. Each title in the Friends First series can be enjoyed out of order. Book #1 A Friendly Engagement Book #2 A Friendly Arrangement Book #3 A Friendly Flirtation

A Friendly Flirtation

A Friendly Flirtation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christine Warner
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One kiss can change your life... Allison Hall is fed up with being a social outcast. Even at the tech company where she works for her brother and his best friend, Jared, she's the invisible nerdy girl. What she needs is confidence—and that requires a makeover and dating tips. And she knows just the man to help... Jared Esterly is shocked when Allison asks for his assistance and turns her down, knowing that her brother—his business partner and best friend, Nick—would kill him if he dated her, even if it is just for practice. But when Al’s attempt to make changes on her own fails spectacularly, Jared reluctantly steps in. Things heat up quickly, and soon lessons move from the salon to the bedroom. When overprotective big-brother Nick discovers Jared is dating Allison, their friendship and business partnership sour. Allison, consumed by guilt, must make a choice: stay with Jared, even though that means ruining his friendship with Nick and possibly his career, or leave the one man who sets her on fire. Each title in the Friends First series can be enjoyed out of order. Book #1 A Friendly Engagement Book #2 A Friendly Arrangement Book #3 A Friendly Flirtation

A Friendly Arrangement

A Friendly Arrangement Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christine Warner
Editor: Entangled: Select Contemporary
ISBN: 1633754332
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A Friendly Arrangement by Christine Warner Summary

What happens when your plus one becomes “the one”? Holly Haggerty and Roth Esterly are two besties with everything in common—they’re neighbors, career-driven, and commitment-phobes. Tired of always being set up on dates by well-meaning friends and family, they take matters into their own hands: they will be the other’s plus one—a little friendly arrangement between friends. Easy...until a steamy night where they cross the line. But that’s okay, they’ll add an addendum—one that includes a little action between the sheets...on top of the sheets...and without the sheets. But there are rules. Dating and sex are exclusive until one of them decides to terminate the agreement. No slumber parties. And if either party becomes emotionally involved they will break things off with no hard feelings. When unexpected news changes their plans and turns their fun arrangement into something more serious, Holly and Roth must come to terms with what’s more important—what they thought they wanted, or what they really need. Each title in the Friends First series can be enjoyed out of order. Book #1 A Friendly Engagement Book #2 A Friendly Arrangement Book #3 A Friendly Flirtation

North Korean Nuclear Operationality

North Korean Nuclear Operationality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gregory J. Moore
Editor: JHU Press
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North Korean Nuclear Operationality by Gregory J. Moore Summary

Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, sets the stage for a rigorous look at the threats North Korea poses to regional security and the nuclear nonproliferation regime.

Ubuntu and Western Monotheism

Ubuntu and Western Monotheism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kirk Lougheed
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000435423
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Ubuntu and Western Monotheism by Kirk Lougheed Summary

This book offers a unique comparative study of ubuntu, a dominant ethical theory in African philosophy, and western monotheism. It is the first book to bring ubuntu to bear on the axiology of theism debate in contemporary analytic philosophy of religion. A large motivating force behind this book is to explore the extent to which there is intersubjective ethical agreement and disagreement between ubuntu and Western worldviews like monotheism and naturalism. First, the author assesses the various arguments for anti-theism and pro-theism on the assumption that ubuntu is true. Ubuntu’s communitarian focus might be so different from the Western tradition that it completely changes how we evaluate theism and atheism. Second, the author assesses the advantages and disadvantages of the truth of ubuntu for the world. Third and finally, he assesses the axiological status of faith for both monotheism and ubuntu. Ubuntu and Western Monotheism will be of interest to scholars and advanced students specializing in philosophy of religion, African religion and philosophy, and religious ethics.

Preparation Breeds Success

Preparation Breeds Success Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael F. Hotchkiss
Editor: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480807745
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Preparation Breeds Success by Michael F. Hotchkiss Summary

This guide describes how to be effective and achieve positive outcomes in business and in life. To succeed you need to pay attention and do your research. Michael F. Hotchkiss believes that’s especially true in sales, where you need to connect with prospects and keep the business of existing customers. Drawing upon his many years of experience selling customized capital, and engineered products, he walks you through the steps you need to take to: know why your customers buy; get to know people on a personal level; research potential customers; navigate cultural differences; initiate meaningful conversations. Selling engineered and technical goods that may have different purposes, uses, and features is far more complicated than selling hula hoops. You need to know what you’re dealing with, create a strategy to react to what you discover, and store everything you want to learn in your memory for easy reference. While geared for those who sell technical goods, the tips and strategies you’ll learn can be used in other businesses. No matter how many years you’ve been selling, you can do better by applying the methods in Preparation Breeds Success.

Improved Operational Testing and Evaluation and Methods of Combining Test Information for the Stryker Family of Vehicles and Related Army Systems

Improved Operational Testing and Evaluation and Methods of Combining Test Information for the Stryker Family of Vehicles and Related Army Systems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics,Panel on Operational Test Design and Evaluation of the Interim Armored Vehicle
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Improved Operational Testing and Evaluation and Methods of Combining Test Information for the Stryker Family of Vehicles and Related Army Systems by National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics,Panel on Operational Test Design and Evaluation of the Interim Armored Vehicle Summary

The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) is responsible for the operational testing and evaluation of Army systems in development. ATEC requested that the National Research Council form the Panel on Operational Test Design and Evaluation of the Interim Armored Vehicle (Stryker). The charge to this panel was to explore three issues concerning the IOT plans for the Stryker/SBCT. First, the panel was asked to examine the measures selected to assess the performance and effectiveness of the Stryker/SBCT in comparison both to requirements and to the baseline system. Second, the panel was asked to review the test design for the Stryker/SBCT initial operational test to see whether it is consistent with best practices. Third, the panel was asked to identify the advantages and disadvantages of techniques for combining operational test data with data from other sources and types of use. In a previous report (appended to the current report) the panel presented findings, conclusions, and recommendations pertaining to the first two issues: measures of performance and effectiveness, and test design. In the current report, the panel discusses techniques for combining information.

Cyberspace in Peace and War, Second Edition

Cyberspace in Peace and War, Second Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin C. Libicki
Editor: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1682476170
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Cyberspace in Peace and War, Second Edition by Martin C. Libicki Summary

This updated and expanded edition of Cyberspace in Peace and War by Martin C. Libicki presents a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity, cyberwar, and cyber-terrorism. From basic concepts to advanced principles, Libicki examines the sources and consequences of system compromises, addresses strategic aspects of cyberwar, and defines cybersecurity in the context of military operations while highlighting unique aspects of the digital battleground and strategic uses of cyberwar. This new edition provides updated analysis on cyberespionage, including the enigmatic behavior of Russian actors, making this volume a timely and necessary addition to the cyber-practitioner's library. Cyberspace in Peace and War guides readers through the complexities of cybersecurity and cyberwar and challenges them to understand the topics in new ways. Libicki provides the technical and geopolitical foundations of cyberwar necessary to understand the policies, operations, and strategies required for safeguarding an increasingly online infrastructure.

Emotional Harmony

Emotional Harmony Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kent D. Fisher
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504342313
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Emotional Harmony is about learning how to choose one’s attitude, not simply as a conscious behavioral choice but as a hardwired neurological response to any given set of circumstances. Life is messy, and many people, particularly those with addiction and codependency problems, were never given the tools to negotiate that messiness. Since Kent Fisher and Michelle Rappaport opened their therapeutic practice almost twenty years ago, they have seen thousands of people who have spent their whole lives emotionally deregulated, responding to life with either aggression or passivity. Their job is to teach these people how to live within the emotional regulated space of choice and repair. Drawing on their private practice; reconstruction experiences and the research of Patrick Carnes, Dan Siegel, Sharon Stanley and others, Kent and Michelle have developed a process of repair and renegotiation of the past, and a harmonious way to respond to the present. With the SomEx model change happens through 5 simple actions that evolve through the therapeutic relationship. For therapist and client alike, Emotional Harmony is the first book to merge the science of somatic therapies with the real-world applications of experiential healing. By integrating the left brain’s meaning-making and rationalization of our life experience with the right hemisphere’s somatic processing of trauma and its consequences, we move from that messy life story into the deep repair that is emotional harmony.

Cities and Climate Change

Cities and Climate Change Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Hoornweg,Mila Freire,Marcus J. Lee,Perinaz Bhada-Tata,Belinda Yuen
Editor: World Bank Publications
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Cities and Climate Change by Daniel Hoornweg,Mila Freire,Marcus J. Lee,Perinaz Bhada-Tata,Belinda Yuen Summary

This book provides the latest knowledge and practice in responding to the challenge of climate change in cities. Case studies focus on topics such as New Orleans in the context of a fragile environment, a framework to include poverty in the cities and climate change discussion, and measuring the impact of GHG emissions.

Scotland's Books

Scotland's Books Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Crawford
Editor: Penguin UK
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From Treasure Island to Trainspotting, Scotland's rich literary tradition has influenced writing across centuries and cultures far beyond its borders. Here, for the first time, is a single volume presenting the glories of fifteen centuries of Scottish literature. In Scotland's Books poet Robert Crawford tells the story of Scottish writing and its relationship to the country's history. Stretching from the medieval masterpiece of St Columba's Iona - the earliest surviving Scottish work - to the imaginative, thriving world of twenty-first-century writing with authors such as Ali Smith and James Kelman, this outstanding collection traces the development of literature in Scotland and explores the cultural, linguistic and literary heritage of the nation. It includes extracts from the writing discussed to give a flavour of the original work, full quotations in their own language, previously unpublished works by authors and plenty of new research. Informative and readable, this is the definitive guide to the marvellous legacy of Scottish literature.

McNaughten: An Historical Novel

McNaughten: An Historical Novel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sian Busby
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McNaughten: An Historical Novel by Sian Busby Summary

The winter of 1843 is one of bitter strife for England. The nation is on the brink of ruin and revolution, the government struggling to stand firm against the rising chaos.

Animals and African Ethics

Animals and African Ethics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kai Horsthemke
Editor: Springer
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Animals and African Ethics by Kai Horsthemke Summary

The claim is frequently made on behalf of African moral beliefs and practices that they do not objectify and exploit nature and natural existents like Western ethics does. This book investigates whether this is correct and what kind of status is reserved for other-than-human animals in African ethics.


THE COMPLETE CRIME NOVELS OF EDGAR WALLACE (90 Novels in One Edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edgar Wallace
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THE COMPLETE CRIME NOVELS OF EDGAR WALLACE (90 Novels in One Edition) by Edgar Wallace Summary

This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Angel Esquire The Fourth Plague Grey Timothy The Man who Bought London The Melody of Death A Debt Discharged The Tomb of T'Sin The Secret House The Clue of the Twisted Candle Down under Donovan The Man who Knew The Green Rust Kate Plus Ten The Daffodil Mystery Jack O'Judgment The Angel of Terror The Crimson Circle Mr. Justice Maxell The Valley of Ghosts Captains of Souls The Clue of the New Pin The Green Archer The Missing Million The Dark Eyes of London Double Dan The Face in the Night The Sinister Man The Three Oak Mystery The Blue Hand The Daughters of the Night The Ringer A King by Night The Strange Countess The Avenger The Black Abbot The Day of Uniting The Door with Seven Locks The Man from Morocco The Million Dollar Story The Northing Tramp Penelope of the Polyantha The Square Emerald The Terrible People We Shall See! The Yellow Snake Big Foot Inspector Wade and the Feathered Serpent Flat 2 The Forger The Hand of Power The Man Who Was Nobody Number Six The Squeaker The Traitor's Gate The Double The Flying Squad The Thief in the Night The Gunner Four Square Jane The Golden Hades The Green Ribbon The Calendar The Clue of the Silver Key The Lady of Ascot The Devil Man The Man at the Carlton The Coat of Arms On the Spot: Violence and Murder in Chicago When the Gangs Came to London The Frightened Lady The Green Pack The Man Who Changed His Name The Mouthpiece Smoky Cell The Table Sanctuary Island The Road to London The Four Just Men The Council of Justice The Just Men of Cordova The Law of the Four Just Men The Three Just Men Again the Three Just Men Detective Sgt. Elk Series: The Nine Bears ...

Delphi Complete Works of Edgar Wallace (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Edgar Wallace (Illustrated) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edgar Wallace
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Delphi Complete Works of Edgar Wallace (Illustrated) by Edgar Wallace Summary

One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete fictional works of Edgar Wallace, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Wallace's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 126 novels and ALL with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Many works are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Rare story collections, fully indexed * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories * Includes Wallace’s first book, the scarce poetry collection THE MISSION THAT FAILED, appearing here for the first time in digital publishing * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Includes a selection of Wallace's rare non-fiction * Features the seminal biography written by Wallace’s close friend, collaborator and secretary Robert G. Curtis - discover Wallace's literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: Four Just Men Series THE FOUR JUST MEN (1905) THE COUNCIL OF JUSTICE (1908) THE JUST MEN OF CORDOVA (1917) THE LAW OF THE FOUR JUST MEN (1921) THE THREE JUST MEN (1926) AGAIN THE THREE JUST MEN (1929) Smithy and Nobby Series SMITHY (1905) ARMY REFORM OPINIONS OF PRIVATE SMITH (1906) SMITHY ABROAD (1909) SMITHY AND THE HUN (1915) NOBBY (1916) SMITHY, NOBBY & CO. (1904-1918) Detective Sgt. Elk Series THE NINE BEARS (1910) THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE FROG (1925) THE JOKER (1926) THE TWISTER (1928) THE INDIA-RUBBER MEN (1929) WHITE FACE (1930) SILINSKI - MASTER CRIMINAL (1930) Mr. J. G. Reeder Series ROOM 13 (1924) THE MIND OF MR. J. G. REEDER (1925) TERROR KEEP (1927) RED ACES (1929) THE GUV’NOR AND OTHER SHORT STORIES (1932) Educated Evans Series EDUCATED EVANS (1924) MORE EDUCATED EVANS (1926) GOOD EVANS (1927) African Novels SANDERS OF THE RIVER (1911) THE PEOPLE OF THE RIVER (1911) THE RIVER OF STARS (1913) BOSAMBO OF THE RIVER (1914) BONES (1915) THE KEEPERS OF THE KING’S PEACE (1917) LIEUTENANT BONES (1918) BONES IN LONDON (1921) SANDI THE KINGMAKER (1922) BONES OF THE RIVER (1923) SANDERS (1926) AGAIN SANDERS (1928) Crime Novels ANGEL ESQUIRE (1908) THE FOURTH PLAGUE (1913) GREY TIMOTHY (1913) THE MAN WHO BOUGHT LONDON (1915) THE MELODY OF DEATH (1915) A DEBT DISCHARGED (1916) THE TOMB OF T’SIN (1916) THE SECRET HOUSE (1917) THE CLUE OF THE TWISTED CANDLE (1918) DOWN UNDER DONOVAN (1918) THE MAN WHO KNEW (1918) THE STRANGE LAPSES OF LARRY LOMAN (1918) THE GREEN RUST (1919) KATE PLUS TEN (1919) THE DAFFODIL MYSTERY (1920) JACK O’JUDGMENT (1920) THE ANGEL OF TERROR (1922) THE CRIMSON CIRCLE (1922) MR. JUSTICE MAXELL (1922) THE VALLEY OF GHOSTS (1922) CAPTAINS OF SOULS (1923) THE CLUE OF THE NEW PIN (1923) THE GREEN ARCHER (1923) THE MISSING MILLION (1923) THE DARK EYES OF LONDON (1924) DOUBLE DAN (1924) THE FACE IN THE NIGHT (1924) THE SINISTER MAN (1924) THE THREE OAK MYSTERY (1924) THE BLUE HAND (1925) THE DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT (1925) THE GAUNT STRANGER (1925) A KING BY NIGHT (1925) THE STRANGE COUNTESS (1925) THE AVENGER (1926) THE BLACK ABBOT (1926) THE DAY OF UNITING (1926) THE DOOR WITH SEVEN LOCKS (1926) THE MAN FROM MOROCCO (1926) THE MILLION DOLLAR STORY (1926) THE ROAD TO LONDON (1926) THE NORTHING TRAMP (1926) PENELOPE OF THE POLYANTHA (1926) THE SQUARE EMERALD (1926) THE TERRIBLE PEOPLE (1926) WE SHALL SEE! (1926) THE YELLOW SNAKE (1926) THE BIG FOOT (1927) THE FEATHERED SERPENT (1927) FLAT 2 (1927) THE FORGER (1927) THE HAND OF POWER (1927) THE MAN WHO WAS NOBODY (1927) NUMBER SIX (1927) THE SQUEAKER (1927) THE TRAITOR’S GATE (1927) THE DOUBLE (1928) THE FLYING SQUAD (1928) THE THIEF IN THE NIGHT (1928) THE GUNNER (1928) FOUR SQUARE JANE (1929) THE GOLDEN HADES (1929) THE GREEN RIBBON (1929) THE CALENDAR (1930) THE CLUE OF THE SILVER KEY (1930) THE LADY OF ASCOT (1930) THE DEVIL MAN (1931) THE MAN AT THE CARLTON (1931) THE COAT OF ARMS (1931) ON THE SPOT: VIOLENCE AND MURDER IN CHICAGO (1931) WHEN THE GANGS CAME TO LONDON (1932) THE FRIGHTENED LADY (1933) THE GREEN PACK (1933) THE MAN WHO CHANGED HIS NAME (1935) THE MOUTHPIECE (1935) SMOKY CELL (1935) THE TABLE (1936) SANCTUARY ISLAND (1936) Other Novels CAPTAIN TATHAM OF TATHAM ISLAND (1909) THE DUKE IN THE SUBURBS (1909) PRIVATE SELBY (1912) “1925”: THE STORY OF A FATAL PEACE (1915) THOSE FOLK OF BULBORO (1918) THE BOOK OF ALL POWER (1921) FLYING FIFTY-FIVE (1922) THE BOOKS OF BART (1923) BARBARA ON HER OWN (1926) Short Story Collections Too many to list - please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see the full list The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Poetry Collections THE MISSION THAT FAILED (1898) WAR AND OTHER POEMS (1900) WRIT IN BARRACKS (1900) The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Non-Fiction REPORTS FROM THE BOER WAR (1901) THE STANDARD HISTORY OF THE WAR (1914) KITCHENER’S ARMY AND THE TERRITORIAL FORCES (1915) THE GREAT BANK OF ENGLAND FRAUDS (1924) THE TRIAL OF THE SEDDONS (1924) THE SECRET OF THE MOAT FARM (1924) THE MURDER ON YARMOUTH SANDS (1924) HERBERT ARMSTRONG – POISONER (1924) THIS ENGLAND (1927) The Autobiography PEOPLE (1926) The Biography EDGAR WALLACE — EACH WAY (1932) by Robert G. Curtis Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Police–Community Relations in Times of Crisis

Police–Community Relations in Times of Crisis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Deuchar, Ross,Crichlow, Vaughn
Editor: Policy Press
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Police–Community Relations in Times of Crisis by Deuchar, Ross,Crichlow, Vaughn Summary

The death of Michael Brown at the hands of a white Ferguson police officer has uncovered an apparent legitimacy crisis at the heart of American policing. Some have claimed that de-policing may have led officers to become less proactive. How exactly has the policing of gangs and violence changed in the post-Ferguson era? This book explores this question, drawing on participant observation field notes and in-depth interviews with officers, offenders, practitioners, and community members in a Southern American state. As demands for police reform have once again come into focus following George Floyd’s death, this crucial book informs future policing practice to promote effective crime prevention and gain public trust.

EDGAR WALLACE Ultimate Collection: Crime Novels, Detective Stories, Historical Works, True Crime Accounts, Poetry & Memoirs (Complete Edition)

EDGAR WALLACE Ultimate Collection: Crime Novels, Detective Stories, Historical Works, True Crime Accounts, Poetry & Memoirs (Complete Edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edgar Wallace
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EDGAR WALLACE Ultimate Collection: Crime Novels, Detective Stories, Historical Works, True Crime Accounts, Poetry & Memoirs (Complete Edition) by Edgar Wallace Summary

Musaicum Press presents to you an ultimate Edgar Wallace collection, formatted to the highest digital standard and adjusted for readability on all devices. This meticulously edited collection contains over 90 crime novels, including famous action adventure series, short stories, true crime tales and much more from incomparable Edgar Wallace: Edgar Wallace — Each Way (Biography) Screenplay: King Kong True Crime Stories: The Secret of the Moat Farm The Murder on Yarmouth Sands The Great Bank of England Frauds The Trial of the Seddons Herbert Armstrong - Poisoner The Suburban Lothario Crime Novels: Angel Esquire The Fourth Plague or Red Hand Grey Timothy or Pallard the Punter The Man who Bought London The Melody of Death A Debt Discharged The Tomb of T'Sin The Secret House The Clue of the Twisted Candle Down under Donovan The Man who Knew The Green Rust Kate Plus Ten The Daffodil Murder Jack O'Judgment The Angel of Terror The Crimson Circle Take-A-Chance Anderson The Valley of Ghosts Captains of Souls The Clue of the New Pin… The Green Archer The Missing Million The Croakers Double Dan The Face in the Night The Sinister Man The Three Oak Mystery The Blue Hand or Beyond Recall The Daughters of the Night The Ringer Detective Sgt. Elk Series: The Nine Bears Silinski - Master Criminal The Fellowship of the Frog The Joker The Twister The India-Rubber Men White Face P.-C. Lee Series Four Just Men Series: The Four Just Men The Council of Justice The Just Men of Cordova The Law of the Four Just Men The Three Just Men Again the Three Just Men The Earl of Nowhere Series African Novels: Sanders of the River The People of the River The River of Stars Bosambo of the River Bones The Keepers of the King's Peace Lieutenant Bones Bones in London Sandi the Kingmaker Bones of the River Sanders Again Sanders Mr. J. G. Reeder Series: Room 13 The Mind of Mr. J. G.

Four-Square Jane

Four-Square Jane Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edgar Wallace
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Four-Square Jane by Edgar Wallace Summary

Four Square Jane is a one of the best known thriller novels by the British writer Edgar Wallace. Jane is a kind of an anti-heroine. She is an extremely clever thief and she always marks the scenes of her crimes with a square sticker with the letter "J". However, Jane also has a strong sense of justice.

Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Scharre
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War by Paul Scharre Summary

"The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough." —Bill Gates The era of autonomous weapons has arrived. Today around the globe, at least thirty nations have weapons that can search for and destroy enemy targets all on their own. Paul Scharre, a leading expert in next-generation warfare, describes these and other high tech weapons systems—from Israel’s Harpy drone to the American submarine-hunting robot ship Sea Hunter—and examines the legal and ethical issues surrounding their use. “A smart primer to what’s to come in warfare” (Bruce Schneier), Army of None engages military history, global policy, and cutting-edge science to explore the implications of giving weapons the freedom to make life and death decisions. A former soldier himself, Scharre argues that we must embrace technology where it can make war more precise and humane, but when the choice is life or death, there is no replacement for the human heart.

The Heirloom House

The Heirloom House Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sherry Lefevre
Editor: Skyhorse
ISBN: 1510700773
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Inspiration for Every Home Decorator with a Passion for the Past The Heirloom House is a humorous personal account of two interlocking obsessions: eBay and the quest to create a vacation house that looks and feels like a family heirloom. Beginning with recollections of her childhood summers in Nantucket, author Sherry Lefevre narrates the development of her personal aesthetic: wanting everything people with old inherited houses have. When she receives a bequest that allows her to purchase her own ramshackle summerhouse, she clicks on eBay and emerges two months later with a house fully furnished with other people’s ancestral treasures, from toile curtains to taxidermy, at a more-than-affordable price. Filled with photos and drawings, The Heirloom House invites readers to follow Lefevre’s eBay searches and imitate her heirloom-hunting strategies. Antique treasures are classified and eBay “search words” are suggested to assist the reader’s own treasure hunting. Anecdotes, both informative and entertaining, enliven descriptions of the antique objects acquired, and while the whole endeavor is relayed with humor, the underlying message is a serious one: with enough love, anyone can have an ancestral home—an heirloom house.

L’arrogance de la Jeunesse - The Swagger of Youth: A Collection of Verse

L’arrogance de la Jeunesse - The Swagger of Youth: A Collection of Verse Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Howard Kazarian
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L’arrogance de la Jeunesse - The Swagger of Youth: A Collection of Verse by William Howard Kazarian Summary

The fascination for poetry, along with classical music and liturgy, began at an early age. In this collection of verse and prose-poems, themes range from childhood recollections to contemporary issues to the whimsical. L’arrogance de la Jeunesse -The Swagger of Youth: A Collection of Verse is a reflection of personal insights and eclectic perspectives drawn from a unique cultural background and a life enriched with curious, dangerous, and always enlightening experiences.

Mummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture

Mummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matt Cardin
Editor: ABC-CLIO
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Mummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture by Matt Cardin Summary

Perfect for school and public libraries, this is the only reference book to combine pop culture with science to uncover the mystery behind mummies and the mummification phenomena. • Includes photographs, reproductions of ancient art, images from films and television, and a bibliography to encourage further research • Features profiles of famous archaeologists and key figures who have been instrumental in bringing the mummy to modern consciousness • Contains various timelines tracing the exploration of the Egyptian tombs, the birth of modern genetic and radiologic methods of study, the evolution of mummies in film and literature, and the history of mummies around the world • Highlights key facts and interesting trivia related to mummies in helpful sidebars • Offers an extensive bibliography to encourage further reading

The Buyer's Toolkit

The Buyer's Toolkit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan O'Brien
Editor: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749479825
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In order to buy well it is important to understand a few basic principles and apply a series of tools and approaches in given situations. The Buyer's Toolkit distills all the best practice tools for professional buying and negotiating into a simple, jargon-free framework that can be picked up and applied by anyone who buys. The book seeks to transform how individuals view and practise buying so they know when to influence a situation and what to do to buy well. The Buyer's Toolkit has a simple chapter layout, contains graphics and models, and a simple flow of tools through the book with an overarching framework, that glues them together. Covering different buying scenarios, understanding and defining the requirements, choosing the right deal and supplier, negotiation, managing the contract and the suppliers, fixing problems and sustainable buying, this comprehensive guide will help you boost your advantage as a buyer.

Portrait of Charlotte

Portrait of Charlotte Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jessica Blair
Editor: Piatkus
ISBN: 0748127674
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Struggling artist Richard is persuaded by his benefactor to leave his home town for the grand salons of London. He is encouraged to paint the beautiful Charlotte's portrait, and in doing so, the couple begin to fall in love. But Charlotte is married to an older man, who cares for her deeply. How can she reconcile her passion for Richard with her loyalty to her husband? In an attempt to forget her, Richard returns home to Whitby. But when unexpected events force the Lincolnshire countryside and the London art world to become entangled, Richard and Charlotte's worlds are forced to collide once more . . .

The Road to Safwan

The Road to Safwan Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Alan Bourque,John W. Burdan
Editor: University of North Texas Press
ISBN: 1574412329
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The Road to Safwan is a complete history of the 1st Infantry Divisions cavalry unit fighting in Operation Desert Storm. Stephen A. Bourque and John W. Burdan III served in the 1st Infantry Bourque in Division Headquarters, Burdan as the Operations Officer of the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry. Based on extensive interviews and primary sources, Bourque and Burdan provide the most in-depth coverage to date of a battalion-level unit in the 1991 war, showing how the unit deployed, went into combat, and adapted to changing circumstances. The authors describe how the officers and men moved from the routine of cold war training to leading the Big Red One in battle through the Iraqi defenses and against the Iraqi Republican Guard. The 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry participated in the 1st Brigade attack on G-Day, the large tank battle for Objective Norfolk, the cutting of Basra Road, and the capture of Safwan Airfield, the site where General H. Norman Schwartzkopf conducted cease-fire negotiations with the Iraqis. The squadrons activities are placed squarely within the context of both division and corps activities, which illustrates the fog of war, the chain of command, and the uncertainty of information affecting command decisions. The Road to Safwan challenges the myth that technology won the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Contrary to popular view, it was a soldier’s war not much different from previous conflicts in its general nature. What was different was the quality and intensity of the unit’s training, which resulted, repeatedly, in successful engagements and objectives secured. It is the story of the people, not the machines, which ultimately led this squadron to the small town of Safwan.

Documenting Displacement

Documenting Displacement Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katarzyna Grabska,Christina R. Clark-Kazak
Editor: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0228009499
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Documenting Displacement by Katarzyna Grabska,Christina R. Clark-Kazak Summary

Legal precarity, mobility, and the criminalization of migrants complicate the study of forced migration and exile. Traditional methodologies can obscure both the agency of displaced people and hierarchies of power between researchers and research participants. This project critically assesses the ways in which knowledge is co-created and reproduced through narratives in spaces of displacement, advancing a creative, collective, and interdisciplinary approach. Documenting Displacement explores the ethics and methods of research in diverse forced migration contexts and proposes new ways of thinking about and documenting displacement. Each chapter delves into specific ethical and methodological challenges, with particular attention to unequal power relations in the co-creation of knowledge, questions about representation and ownership, and the adaptation of methodological approaches to contexts of mobility. Contributors reflect honestly on what has worked and what has not, providing useful points of discussion for future research by both established and emerging researchers. Innovative in its use of arts-based methods, Documenting Displacement invites researchers to explore new avenues guided not only by the procedural ethics imposed by academic institutions, but also by a relational ethics that more fully considers the position of the researcher and the interests of those who have been displaced.

Engineered to Speak

Engineered to Speak Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexa S. Chilcutt,Adam J. Brooks
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119475023
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Engineered to Speak: Helping You Create and Deliver Engaging Technical Presentations Technical expertise alone is not enough to ensure professional success. Twenty-first century engineers and technical professionals must master making the complex simple and the simple interesting. This book helps engineers do what they love most: take a complicated system and create a stronger solution. You will learn tips and strategies that help you answer one essential question, “How can I get better at sharing my ideas with a variety of audiences?” In Engineered to Speak, Alexa Chilcutt and Adam Brooks combine their expertise in messaging and public speaking with research that illustrates how effective communication contributes to career advancement. Each chapter contains inspiring stories from practicing engineers around the world as well as useful examples, exercises and repeatable processes for creating compelling messages. This book helps technical talent become better speakers, better communicators, and ultimately better leaders. This helpful guide demystifies the art of oral communication by breaking it down into ten easy-to-follow-processes that can improve the ability of professionals at any level. By the end of Engineered to Speak, you’ll understand how to gain buy-in, identify and expand your Sphere of Influence, amplify your message, deliver compelling presentations, and learn from those who’ve embrace these skills and enjoyed professional success.

Challenges for Language Education and Policy

Challenges for Language Education and Policy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bernard Spolsky,Ofra Inbar-Lourie,Michal Tannenbaum
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134658656
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Challenges for Language Education and Policy by Bernard Spolsky,Ofra Inbar-Lourie,Michal Tannenbaum Summary

Addressing a wide range of issues in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and multilingualism, this volume focuses on language users, the ‘people.’ Making creative connections between existing scholarship in language policy and contemporary theory and research in other social sciences, authors from around the world offer new critical perspectives for analyzing language phenomena and language theories, suggesting new meeting points among language users and language policy makers, norms, and traditions in diverse cultural, geographical, and historical contexts. Identifying and expanding on previously neglected aspects of language studies, the book is inspired by the work of Elana Shohamy, whose critical view and innovative work on a broad spectrum of key topics in applied linguistics has influenced many scholars in the field to think “out of the box” and to reconsider some basic commonly held understandings, specifically with regard to the impact of language and languaging on individual language users rather than on the masses.

Mickey Mouse Numbers in World History

Mickey Mouse Numbers in World History Pdf/ePub eBook Author: D.C.M. Platt
Editor: Springer
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A study of the miscalculations of the figures for "world" history employed by statistically-minded historians. It is the product, primarily, of the resources of the Bodleian Library at Oxford, aiming to show the great misuse of numbers and the fragility of the conclusions derived from them.

Health Service Marketing Management in Africa

Health Service Marketing Management in Africa Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Hinson,Kofi Osei-Frimpong,Ogechi Adeola,Lydia Aziato
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 0429683936
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Health Service Marketing Management in Africa by Robert Hinson,Kofi Osei-Frimpong,Ogechi Adeola,Lydia Aziato Summary

Health Service Marketing Management in Africa (978-0-429-40085-8, K402492) Shelving Guide: Business & Management / Marketing Management The application of marketing to healthcare is a fascinating field that will likely have more impact on society than any other field of marketing. It’s been theorized that an intrinsically unstable environment characterizes this very relevant emerging field, hence raising new questions. Changing regulations, discoveries, and new health treatments continuously appear and give rise to such questions. Advancements in technology not only improve healthcare delivery systems but also provide avenues for customers to seek information regarding their health conditions and influence their participatory behaviors or changing roles in the service delivery. Increasingly, there is a shift from a doctor-led approach to a more patient-centered approach. In Africa, the importance of marketing-driven practices in improving the delivery of healthcare services cannot be overemphasized. The issue of healthcare delivery and management is significant for policymakers, private sector players, and consumers of health-related services in developing economy contexts. Scholars have strongly argued in favor of marketing and value creation in healthcare service delivery in Africa. Each country in Africa has its own issues. For example, long waiting times, unavailable medications, and unfriendly staff are just a sampling of issues affecting the acceptability of healthcare services. These examples highlight the need to utilize marketing and value creation tools in the delivery of healthcare services. Furthermore, there is a need for the integration of service marketing and management principles to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare across Africa and other developing economies which is the critical focus of this book. This book responds to calls for quality healthcare service management practices or processes from developing economy perspectives. Focusing primarily on African and other developing economy contexts, this book covers seven thematic areas: strategy in healthcare; marketing imperatives in healthcare management; product and pricing management in healthcare; distribution and marketing communications in healthcare; managing people in healthcare; physical evidence and service quality management in healthcare; and process management in healthcare.

Cool CEO's Exclusive Love

Cool CEO's Exclusive Love Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jiu YueDeTaoZi
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 1637074875
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Having become a maid in the CEO's mansion, she had never thought about what would happen, nor had she ever thought about the huge changes that would take place in her life. For three days and three nights, he did it again and again. He said, "Woman, remember who your man is!" He was sometimes cold, sometimes gentle, and he melted her heart with his strong gentleness. Yet when she believed that the billionaire had fallen in love with her, a little maid, it was like a bolt out of the blue, he gave the order: Go for an abortion! Make her disappear from my sight ... ... She did not want to believe that the sweetness of the past was false; he did not know how much he had misunderstood her. ***

Never Regret Falling in Love with You

Never Regret Falling in Love with You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yu Meiren
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Your love for me turned out to be just a misunderstanding. He is a proud outstanding person in high status while she is just a humble little maid. From the moment they met, he began to bully her, but at the same time, he loved her. His petting made thousands of women jealous of her, even she mistakenly thought he loved her truly. However, when she was pregnant with his child, she got the coldest and ruthless result. ☆About the Author☆ Yu Mei Ren, a well-known online novelist, has authored many popular novels. Her novels focus on urban romance. Most of her novels are well-known, and she has accumulated a lot of fans for her.

Mindfulness Made Easy

Mindfulness Made Easy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ed Halliwell
Editor: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1788172817
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An introductory book on mindfulness that will help you to understand this popular technique and cultivate a daily practice. Mindfulness is a powerful antidote to the stresses of modern life and teaches us how to be still in the present moment, to pay attention to ourselves and our surroundings and cultivate peaceful clarity and openness. Ed Halliwell teaches mindfulness to prestigious global organizations, advises the UK government on creating mindfulness-based policies and works on mindfulness campaigns for the Mental Health Foundation. In this week-by-week guide, packed with practical exercises and suitable for all levels of experience, Ed presents traditional mindfulness teaching alongside scientific evidence that shows these techniques have huge potential for enhancing our health and wellbeing. Explore: - key mindfulness practices - the science of mindful attention and neuroplasticity - how to cultivate a mindful attitude - seeing with awareness and approaching challenges - when to let go and when to take mindful action This book was previously published under the title Mindfulness (Hay House Basics series).

Incomparable Realms

Incomparable Realms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeremy Robbins
Editor: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1789145384
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A sumptuous history of Golden Age Spain that explores the irresistible tension between heavenly and earthly realms. Incomparable Realms offers a vision of Spanish culture and society during the so-called Golden Age, the period from 1500 to 1700 when Spain unexpectedly rose to become the dominant European power. But in what ways was this a Golden Age, and for whom? The relationship between the Habsburg monarchy and the Roman Catholic Church shaped the period, with both constructing narratives to bind Spanish society together. Incomparable Realms unpicks the impact of these two historical forces on thought and culture and examines the people and perspectives such powerful projections sought to eradicate. The book shows that the tension between the heavenly and earthly realms, and in particular the struggle between the spiritual and the corporeal, defines Golden Age culture. In art and literature, mystical theology and moral polemic, ideology, doctrine, and everyday life, the problematic pull of the body and the material world is the unacknowledged force behind early modern Spain. Life is a dream, as the title of Calderón’s famous play of the period proclaimed, but there is always a body dreaming it.


Zaphnathpaaneah Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Clive Alando Taylor
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781456788780
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Zaphnathpaaneah is a book of poems that somehow sits on the window of observation, from the profoundly surreal through to the abstract and borders on the intimate realms of the fascinating, if not thought provoking ideas that we can all relate to through humanity.


Musefood Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Margaret Owen Ruckert
Editor: Interactive Publications
ISBN: 1921869968
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Winner of the 2012 IP Picks Best Poetry Award, MUSEFOOD is modern, savvy and sharp-tongued verse at its best. Ruckert's musings on women in contemporary life explore a subject not often visited through verse. What could have easily been flighty or frivolous is instead a witty and honest social commentary, intertwined with varying shades of comedy and poignancy.

Sharks in the Arts

Sharks in the Arts Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vivienne Westbrook,Shaun Collin,Dean Crawford,Mark Nicholls
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317399064
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Sharks in the Arts by Vivienne Westbrook,Shaun Collin,Dean Crawford,Mark Nicholls Summary

This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a cultural environment but also how sharks came to be considered the most feared creatures in the open oceans as a consequence of this incorporation. Yet sharks are especially important in helping to maintain a balance that is essential to the health of the oceans. The book begins with a treatment of the three sharks at the top of global shark-attack files from scientific, economic and environmental perspectives. Subsequent chapters engage with cultural representations of sharks in poetry, drama, art, novels, screenplay adaptations and films. Through an exploration of the ways in which sharks have been represented in human culture through the centuries, this book alerts the global community to the importance of sharks as a common cultural heritage. It aims to change perceptions of sharks so that they can become more revered than feared. The authors of this book argue that an increased understanding of sharks should lead to the development of better strategies for shark and human interactions. This book will be of great interest to researchers and students of the Environmental Humanities, Cultural History and the Arts. It is also excellent supplementary reading for courses in Zoology and Marine Science.

Sport, Ethics and Education

Sport, Ethics and Education Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter Arnold
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847143334
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Examines the relationship between sport and education from both social and moral points of view. The text argues that sport has such a vital role to play in society that it should be an integral part of the curriculum. It presents guidelines for an effective teaching of sports in schools.

Children of the Waters of Meribah

Children of the Waters of Meribah Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Allan Aubrey Boesak
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532656718
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In the decades since Black liberation theology burst onto the scene, it has turned the world of church, society, and academia upside down. It has changed lives and ways of thinking as well. But now there is a question: What lessons has Black theology not learned as times have changed? In this expansion of the 2017 Yale Divinity School Beecher Lectures, Allan Boesak explores this question. If Black liberation theology had taken the issues discussed in these pages much more seriously—struggled with them much more intensely, thoroughly, and honestly—would it have been in a better position to help oppressed black people in Africa, the United States, and oppressed communities everywhere as they have faced the challenges of the last twenty-five years? In a critical, self-critical engagement with feminist and, especially, African feminist theologians in a trans-disciplinary conversation, Allan Boesak, as Black liberation theologian from the Global South, offers tentative but intriguing responses to the vital questions facing Black liberation theology today, particularly those questions raised by the women.

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