A Hero To Come Home To

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A Hero to Come Home To

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Publisher's Weekly named this stunning novel one of the BEST BOOKS OF 2013! First he fought for his country. Now he'll fight for her. Two years after losing her husband in Afghanistan, Carly Lowry has rebuilt her life in Tallgrass, Oklahoma. She has a job she loves teaching third grade and the best friends in the world: fellow military wives who understand what it means to love a man in uniform. She's comfortable and content...until she meets a ruggedly handsome stranger who rekindles desires Carly isn't quite sure she's ready to feel. Staff Sergeant Dane Clark wanted to have a loving family, a twenty-year Army stint, and then a low-key civilian career. But the paratrooper's plans were derailed by a mission gone wrong. Struggling to adjust to his new life, he finds comfort in the wide open spaces of Tallgrass--and in the unexpected attention of sweet, lovely Carly. She is the one person who makes him believe life is worth living. But when Carly discovers he's been hiding the real reason he's come to Tallgrass, will Dane be able to convince her he is the hero she needs?

I Need a Hero Box Set

I Need a Hero Box Set Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Piper J. Drake,April Hunt,Marliss Melton,Marilyn Pappano,Jessica Scott
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I Need a Hero Box Set by Piper J. Drake,April Hunt,Marliss Melton,Marilyn Pappano,Jessica Scott Summary

Don't miss this box set featuring men and women in uniform! EXTREME HONOR by Piper J. Drake HEATED PURSUIT by April Hunt NEXT TO DIE by Marliss Melton A HERO TO COME HOME TO by Marilyn Pappano BACK TO YOU by Jessica Scott

A Love to Call Her Own

A Love to Call Her Own Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marilyn Pappano
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A Love to Call Her Own by Marilyn Pappano Summary

A LOVE TO CALL HER OWN It's been two years since Jessy Lawrence lost her husband in Afghanistan, and she's never fully recovered. Drowning her sorrows didn't help, and neither did the job she'd hoped would give her a sense of purpose. Now trying to rebuild her life, she finds solace in her best friends, fellow military wives who understand what it's like to love-and lose-a man in uniform . . . and the memory of one stolen night that makes her dream of a second chance at love. Dalton Smith has known more than his fair share of grief. Since his wife's death, he revels in the solitude of his cattle ranch. But try as he might, he can't stop thinking about the stunning redhead and the reckless, passionate night they shared. He wasn't ready before, but Dalton sees now that Jessy is the only woman who can mend his broken heart. So how will he convince her to take a chance on him? (95,000 words)

A Man to Hold on To

A Man to Hold on To Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marilyn Pappano
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A Man to Hold on To by Marilyn Pappano Summary

A Tallgrass Novel A MAN TO HOLD ON TO Therese Matheson doesn't know if she'll ever get over losing her husband in Afghanistan. Surviving Paul's death has been hard, but raising his sullen son and his thirteen-going-on-thirty daughter alone has been even harder. All they need is a fresh start, and Tallgrass, Oklahoma, could be the perfect new beginning . . . especially when Therese meets Sergeant Keegan Logan. The sexy combat medic and single dad soon awakens a desire she'd thought long buried. Keegan always wanted to be a father . . . someday. So when his ex-girlfriend disappears, leaving her daughter in his care, Keegan's hands are tied. He has to find the girl's father. His search leads him to Tallgrass and to a beautiful brunette widow who has no idea her husband was ever unfaithful. What begins as a friendship soon ignites into something far more and gives him the courage to be the kind of man-and father-he always dreamt he could be. But his secret still stands between them. Can Keegan reveal the truth and convince Therese they share something too special to lose-a love that can bring two families together? (95,000 words)

Read On ... Romance: Reading Lists for Every Taste

Read On ... Romance: Reading Lists for Every Taste Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. L. Quillen,Ilene N. Lefkowitz
Editor: ABC-CLIO
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Read On ... Romance: Reading Lists for Every Taste by C. L. Quillen,Ilene N. Lefkowitz Summary

With thousands of romance novels published each year, librarians—especially those unfamiliar with or indifferent to the genre—can benefit from this well-organized, reference that offers scores of appeals-based read-alike lists for some of the most popular, contemporary romance fiction. • Describes more than 400 titles grouped according to popular appeal features • Provides access to titles through user-friendly terminology rather than the typically formal language of the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) • Identifies titles suited for book clubs, award-winning books, and titles that appeal to teen readers

A Hero for the Holidays

A Hero for the Holidays Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Syndi Powell
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She’s his hero… But they’re rescuing each other! When Christopher Fox’s house goes up in flames, there’s one shining light in the darkness—firefighter Penny Cuthbert. His hero may look like an angel, but the widowed father of two has no time for a romantic distraction. Still, as this strong, bright woman helps him and the kids enjoy the holidays despite all they’ve lost, he wonders—can love grow out of the ashes?

Home for a Hero

Home for a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Heatherly Bell,Soraya Lane
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 0369703251
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Home for a Hero by Heatherly Bell,Soraya Lane Summary

Best friends in need Reluctant Hometown Hero by Heatherly Bell Former army officer Ryan Davis doesn’t relish the high-profile role of town sheriff, but when duty calls, he responds. Even if it means helping animal rescuer Zoey Castillo find her missing dog. When Ryan asks her out, Zoey is wary of a relationship in the spotlight—especially given her past. If the sheriff wants to date her, he’ll have to prove that he’s as good a bet as man’s best friend. The Returning Hero by Soraya Lane Six months after her husband’s death, Jamie knows she has to start living again. And when fellow soldier Brett Palmer turns up, Jamie knows it’s fate. Brett does everything he can to fight their connection. Until the words slip out—he’s always loved her. With a second chance staring them both in the face, there’s no going back…

A Summer to Remember

A Summer to Remember Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marilyn Pappano
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FIRST LOVE NEVER FADES . . . It's been a long time since widow Fia Thomas felt the spark of physical attraction. But from the moment she meets Elliot Ross one stormy night, she yearns for a fresh start, for him to make her feel whole and well again. With his broad shoulders and a warm smile crinkling his dark eyes, he could finally offer her the solace she's been seeking. And she's willing to give him anything in return . . . except a promise that could break his heart. Now that Elliot is out of the Army, he's looking for a place to call home. Tallgrass was just a stop to stretch his legs, yet one look at Fia halts him in his tracks. In her sweet, sassy company, he finds the soul mate he never thought he'd have. But Fia is holding something back-something that keeps her from making any plans. Elliot's new mission: gain Fia's trust...and convince her that summer's end can mean a new beginning.

Offbeat Crimes: Part Two Box Set

Offbeat Crimes: Part Two Box Set Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Angel Martinez
Editor: Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
ISBN: 1786517841
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Offbeat Crimes: Part Two Feral Dust Bunnies An orphaned kitten may be the only witness to romance and the impossible. Officer Alex Wolf responds to a lot of &‘paranormal' calls that aren't. Exotic pet birds aren't monsters and unusual dog breeds aren't aliens. It's a good thing he likes the Animal Control officers, but he both yearns for and dreads those calls where he runs into ACO Jason Shen. Jason's scent is so delicious that Wolf has a difficult time humaning around him. Animal Control calls take a disturbing turn, though, when Wolf and his lizard-man partner, Krisk, discover the impossibly mummified bodies of rats and an unfortunate mother cat. The rescue of the cat's sole surviving kitten not only gives Wolf more time with Jason, which is both perplexing and wonderful, but also leads to dangerous discoveries. Something inconceivable stalks the city and its officers of the law. Wolf has to figure out what it is before it can attack and drain the life from the people and the kitten he loves. Jackalopes and Woofen-Poofs Hoax animals and a consulting vampire on the prowl—ACO Jason Shen never thought having a cop boyfriend would be this hard. All Animal Control Officer Jason Shen ever wanted was a quiet life of rescuing lost kittens and helping animals in need. Having a paranormal cop boyfriend guarantees an end to the quiet part. What at first seems like a random encounter with jackalopes in the park might be more than chance and when State Paranormal sends a handsome, charming vampire to consult with the Seventy-Seventh, he finds his relationship with Alex on shaky ground. Officer Alex Wolf hoped his humaning skills were improving but now he can't unravel the strange politics at State Paranormal or why Jason's family seems to hate him. There's no time to puzzle things out, either. Bizarre animals are loose in the city, Jason's acting strange—and is the vampire captain from State flirting with him? Wolf's going to have to keep his head in the game if he's going to have any chance of putting the pieces together and keeping the city safe from the strange critters terrorizing its streets. All the World's an Undead Stage Old actors never die' shouldn't be literally true. Carrington Loveless III, skim-blood vampire and senior officer of Philly's paranormal police department, has long suspected that someone's targeting his squad. The increasingly bizarre and dangerous entities invading their city can't be a coincidence. So when a walking corpse spouting Oscar Wilde attacks one of his officers, Carrington's determined to uncover the evil mind behind it all. As a rare books librarian, Erasmus Graham thought he understood some of the stranger things in life. Sharing a life with Carrington has shown him he didn't know the half of it. They've survived attack books and deadly dust bunnies together and got through mostly unscathed. Now his world and his vampire's appear ready to collide again. Books are missing from the Rare Book collection—old tomes of magic containing dangerous summonings and necromancy. He's certain whoever has been stalking the Seventy-Seventh is composing their end game. It's going to take a consolidated effort from paranormal police, librarians and some not-quite-authorized civilians to head off the impending catastrophe.

Jackalopes and Woofen-Poofs

Jackalopes and Woofen-Poofs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Angel Martinez
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Jackalopes and Woofen-Poofs by Angel Martinez Summary

Hoax animals and a consulting vampire on the prowl—ACO Jason Shen never thought having a cop boyfriend would be this hard. All Animal Control Officer Jason Shen ever wanted was a quiet life of rescuing lost kittens and helping animals in need. Having a paranormal cop boyfriend guarantees an end to the quiet part. What at first seems like a random encounter with jackalopes in the park might be more than chance and when State Paranormal sends a handsome, charming vampire to consult with the Seventy-Seventh, he finds his relationship with Alex on shaky ground. Officer Alex Wolf hoped his humaning skills were improving but now he can't unravel the strange politics at State Paranormal or why Jason's family seems to hate him. There's no time to puzzle things out, either. Bizarre animals are loose in the city, Jason's acting strange—and is the vampire captain from State flirting with him? Wolf's going to have to keep his head in the game if he's going to have any chance of putting the pieces together and keeping the city safe from the strange critters terrorizing its streets.

Evernight

Evernight Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kristen Callihan
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Once the night comes . . . Will Thorne is living a nightmare, his sanity slowly being drained away by a force he can't control. His talents have made him the perfect assassin for hire. But as he loses his grip on reality, there is no calming him-until he finds his next target: the mysterious Holly Evernight. Love must cast aside the shadows Holly cannot fathom who would put a contract on her life, yet the moment she touches Will, the connection between them is elemental, undeniable-and she's the only one who can tame his bouts of madness. But other assassins are coming for Holly. Will must transform from killer to protector and find the man who wants Holly dead . . . or his only chance for redemption will be lost.

Beyond the Hero's Journey

Beyond the Hero's Journey Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Mullins
Editor: Oldcastle Books Ltd
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Beyond the Hero's Journey by Anthony Mullins Summary

Telling a story is simple, right? You take a 'hero' and send them on a 'journey'. There's a beginning, middle and an end. But what if your story doesn't fit into that basic structure? In Beyond the Hero's Journey, BAFTA award-winning screenwriter Anthony Mullins champions one of the most powerful, yet most misunderstood, tools in a writer's toolkit - character arcs. Looking at celebrated films from around the world - including Moonlight, Lady Bird, The Social Network, The Godfather, A Fantastic Woman, Mulholland Drive, Shoplifters, Amour, Inside Llewyn Davis, Call Me By Your Name, Midsommar and The Father - he shows how character arcs not only create the 'emotional shape' of a story, but also offer writers of all levels an incredible variety of narratives that go far beyond the traditional, three-act Hero's Journey. For every writer who has ever felt frustrated by the neat confines of 'how to' guides, the book will teach you how to excel in telling more complex, original and authentic stories, and how to share your own distinctive voice with the world. 'Essential. Don't start writing scripts without it' - Benjamin Law, creator/writer of The Family Law 'A joy to read and a necessary evolution in critical analysis' - Meg O'Connell, co-creator/writer of Retrograde (Please note that this eBook contains multiple diagrams and charts. It is best viewed on a tablet or laptop screen, and may not be optimised for all mobile devices.)

The Hero's Journey

The Hero's Journey Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Gilligan,Robert Dilts
Editor: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1845904036
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The Hero's Journey by Stephen Gilligan,Robert Dilts Summary

Stephen Gilligan and Robert Dilts truly take you on a voyage of self-discovery. The Hero's Journey examines the questions: How can you live a meaningful life? What is the deepest life you are called to, and how can you respond to that call? It is about how to discover your calling and how to embark on the path of learning and transformation that will reconnect you with your spirit,change negative beliefs and habits, heal emotional wounds and physical symptoms, deepen intimacy, and improve self-image and self-love. Along this path we inevitably meet challenges and confronting these challenges forces us to develop and think in new ways and push us outside our comfort zone. The book takes the form of a transcript of a four day workshop conducted by Stephen and Robert. It is a powerful way of learning as you are so absorbed by the experiences of the participants that you feel you are actually there. A wonderful voyage of discovery for everyone who thinks that, "there must be more to life than this".

Almost a Hero

Almost a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eugene Napua Tiwanak
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
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Almost a Hero: A Soldier’s Vietnam Journal by Eugene Napua Tiwanak In Almost a Hero, author Eugene Napua Tiwanak depicts his personal journal accounts of his two years in the Vietnam War between the years 1965-1966 and 1968-1969. As a U.S. Army Transportation Corp. Company Commander/Liaison Officer/General Staff Officer, Tiwanak has a unique perspective on life during a different time, with much different surroundings. His fascinating experiences give readers the opportunity to step outside their comfort zones and understand what the word “hero” really means.

How to Be a Hero

How to Be a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Florence Parry Heide
Editor: Chronicle Books
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How to Be a Hero by Florence Parry Heide Summary

Once upon a time, there was a nice boy and his name was Gideon. He lived in a nice house, and he had nice parents and lots of toys. But Gideon wasn't satisfied. He wanted to be a hero. You know, a hero, with his name on the front page of the newspaper. That sort of thing. So how does anyone get to be a hero, anyway? Heroes have to be strong. Heroes have to be brave. Heroes have to be clever. Don't they? With wry humor, Florence Parry Heide and Chuck Groenink explore how we choose our idols in a witty story that leaves it to readers to decide the real nature of heroism. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.

Home For A Hero

Home For A Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chloe Alan
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Welcome to Home, Colorado, theme-wedding capital of the world, where secrets, lies, and hidden identities are included at no extra cost. Veteran Callan O’Shea wants nothing more than to drop off the grid and manage his PTSD the only way he knows how—away from crowds and family demands. When a friend asks for help, Callan can’t refuse, and the quirky small town provides the perfect cover—even if it means building the mayor’s wish list of themed wedding props. Journalist Vicky Alexander needs a place to lie low and plan a career comeback. Her mom's plea to investigate who's harassing the locals is just the opportunity she needs, but meeting a mysterious, sexy stranger with as many scars as secrets tempts Vicky’s bruised heart. Working together to expose a powerful developer’s dirty tactics ignites a desire neither wants to ignore. Falling for each other is against the rules. Until it isn’t. When Home’s enemy targets Vicky, can Callan wage war with his inner demons and be the hero Vicky needs? Come to Home and meet a sexy hero with a secret, the woman he can’t ignore, and a small town ready to make your wedding fantasies come true.

The Returning Hero

The Returning Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Simon Hornblower,Giulia Biffis
Editor: Oxford University Press
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The Returning Hero by Simon Hornblower,Giulia Biffis Summary

A recurring and significant theme in ancient Greek literature is that of returns and returning, chiefly - but by no means only - of mythical Greek heroes from Troy. One main, and certainly the most 'marked', ancient Greek word for 'return' is nostos (plural nostoi), from which is derived the English 'nostalgia'. Nostos-related traditions were important ingredients of colonial foundation myths and the theme runs through both ancient Greek prose and poetry from Homer's Odyssey to Lykophron's Alexandra, also leaving traces in the historical record through the archaeological and epigraphical commemoration of nostoi, which played a central part in defining Greek ethnicity and crystallizing personal and communal identities. This volume offers a truly interdisciplinary exploration of the concept of nostos in ancient Greek culture, which draws on its contributors' expertise in ancient Greek (and Roman) history, literature, archaeology, and religion. The chapters examine both literary and material evidence in order to achieve a better understanding of the nature of Greek settlement in the Mediterranean zone, and of sometimes equivocal Greek and Roman perceptions of home, displacement, and returning. The special problems and vocabulary of exile are explored in the long Introduction, which offers an incisive yet accessible overview of the volume's key themes and sets its range of contributions clearly in context: while two chapters are concerned in different ways with emotions and personal identity, making use of the theoretical tool of place-attachment, another demonstrates that failed nostoi can be more interesting than successful examples. Evidential absence can be as important and illuminating as presence, and mythical women, underrepresented in this regard, feature extensively in several chapters, which open up a range of new perspectives on nostos.

A Hero to Hold

A Hero to Hold Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Linda Castillo
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488099294
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A Hero to Hold by Linda Castillo Summary

She’s a target and he’s her only hope chance at survival in this classic book of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo She has no name, no memory, nothing but the knowledge that she’s pregnant and someone wants her dead. Her only hope is John—the rescue medic who saved her life, the Good Samaritan who vowed to keep her safe, the sexy stranger who’s stealing her heart. Her hero. Saving lives is his job, but John Maitland learned long ago the cost of personal involvement. Risking his life he could handle, risking his emotions—his heart—is out of the question. Until he rescues “Hannah,” battered, bruised and scared for her life, off the side of a mountain. Suddenly things are very, very personal.... Originally published in 2001

In Search of a Hero

In Search of a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cheryl Wolverton
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ISBN: 1459218957
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In Search of a Hero by Cheryl Wolverton Summary

TO ERR IS HUMAN… But attorney Rebekkah Hawkley figured it would take nothing short of divine intervention for Andre Watson to learn forgiveness. The stubborn Texan might have come home to save his father's law firm from a shadowy threat, but he refused to forget an age-old family feud. If only Rebekkah could convince Andre that his dad needed his love—and that she didn't…. As Andre saw it, unyielding Rebekkah ought to practice what she preached. But her troubled past didn't concern him nearly as much as her future. He had every intention of showing her that a woman needed more in her life than church and a career. Namely: love, marriage—and him!

The Heart of a Hero

The Heart of a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janet Chapman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101618280
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New York Times bestselling author Janet Chapman welcomes her fans back to Spellbound Falls, where no one is immune to the magical powers of love… Originally from the ancient mythical island of Atlantis, Nicholas has spent the last year deep in the mountains of Maine, serving as Director of Security for the Nova Mare and Inglenook resorts. Fully embracing his life in the twenty-first century, he finds himself irresistibly drawn to a trouble-prone employee, and is determined to keep her safe. The last thing Julia Campbell needs is a man with a hero complex, especially one as handsome and imposing as Nicholas. All she has to do is keep it together until her younger sister turns eighteen, and then she can focus on her own life. But strange things have been happening at the resort—and it’s Nicholas who keeps coming to her rescue. When Nicholas is suddenly the one in trouble, Julia realizes he’s not quite what he seems—and that she’ll do anything to help the man who’s stolen her heart…

Women Writers and the Hero of Romance

Women Writers and the Hero of Romance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. Wilt
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Women Writers and the Hero of Romance studies the nature of the hero and his meaning for the female seeker, or quester, in romance fiction from Wuthering Heights to Fifty Shades of Grey. The book includes chapters on Wuthering Heights, Middlemarch, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Sheik, and the novels of Ayn Rand and Dorothy Dunnett.

Not a Hero

Not a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cherise Sinclair
Editor: VanScoy Publishing Group
ISBN: 194721912X
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In the Alaska wilderness, four streetwise boys became men—and brothers Now the crazy ex-military survivalist who plucked Gabriel and three other boys from an abusive foster care home has died. But the sarge leaves them a final mission--to revive the dying town of Rescue. Gabe is done with being a hero. Wounded in body and soul, the retired SEAL simply wants to remain holed up in his isolated cabin. He sure doesn’t want to be chief of police in some defunct town. But he has his orders. Audrey needs a place to hide After the Chicago librarian discovers a horrendous crime, she wakes to an assassin in her bedroom. Injured and terrified, she flees, covering her trail every inch of the way. New name, new ID. New home. As Audrey learns to survive in Rescue, she begins to fall for the town…and the intimidating chief of police who protects it. Can the shy introvert and the deadly police chief find a life together? Despite the discord in town, Gabe is finding his own peace…with the quiet young woman who seems to have no past. She’s adorable and caring and so very lost. But how can he trust someone who lies to him with every breath she takes? Cherise Sinclair is my go to author when I want a satisfying read. Heat, emotion, suspense. She’s got it all. ~ NYT Bestselling author Lexi Blake

How to Become a Hero

How to Become a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Faust
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
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How to Become a Hero by Michael Faust Summary

Everyone can become a hero. We have an inbuilt program for it, but few choose to activate it or know where to begin. Learn about your inner hero in terms of Jungian and Freudian psychology, creative writing theory, sympathetic magic, NLP, Nietzsche and existentialism. En route, you will discover the horrors of the ultimate jail - the Panopticon. You will stumble through Derrida's method of deconstruction and learn if you are living in bad faith. Is The Matrix the ultimate hero tale, and Neo the supreme hero? How does Bicameralism, Julian Jaynes's theory that gods once "lived" in the right hemisphere of the human brain fit in with the hero archetype? What is the tragic tale of the Lady of Shalott? This is a book in a controversial series by the Pythagorean Illuminati. Do not read this book if you are a "cheap" person, an Abrahamist, a David Icke conspiracy theorist; if you are close-minded, petty, and a "moaner". The world is sick of people like you. Heroes are never whiners and whingers.

Red Twilight

Red Twilight Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dustin Feyder
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781479708529
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Red Twilight by Dustin Feyder Summary

Welcome to Red Twilight. Here men may become monsters and monsters can be beautiful. Snake Gekks, El Driver, and Richard Blake have escaped the darkness once, but the darkness has a terrible hunger for life. New plots arise and the hunters must do battle again, this time accompanied by allies: Joe Dove, a high-ranking member of the Von Richton Watchers society, and Reizuki Lowe, a mysterious and brilliant young man. Be it for love, honor, or duty, these warriors will stand and fight again for the fate of this world. Now they find themselves at odds with a new enigmatic man Marks Karingson, a man powerful enough to defeat death . . . What will your impotent God do? Your God has failed to deliver you from evil a dozen times already. Your prayers are quaint but utterly meaningless. Your worship is misplaced. The world will not be spared the never-ending darkness by any unseen father figure! Nothing but sweet hot blood spilled upon cold earth can hope to fulfill your miserable hallucinations of peace. I am the sword and the shield that will deliver you from the grip of sorrow. Only I can materialize your dreams, and I will cast away despair and I will do it if I have to send us all to hell first! Send me your lords and your kings, your sisters and your brothers, your bishops and your fools, sinners and saints. Let them all come and be enveloped by my rage! You can have your war, and when it ends, I alone will rise as a goddess from the ashes of dissilience. You shall leave behind. Your lord will grovel in disarray at the power I shall unveil. Wright Von Richton

The Metal Era

The Metal Era Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kashyap Sreekumar
Editor: Notion Press
ISBN: 1638327807
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The Metal Era by Kashyap Sreekumar Summary

Jay, a twelve-year-old boy from the corner of Queens Street, uncovers deep secrets about the Earth and will have to step up to a new responsibility which he cannot deny. The fate of planet Earth and all his friends are in his hands. Will he be able to answer the call of destiny, or will he live in denial? Jay has no positive choice…

Coming Home

Coming Home Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Karen Novy
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1982276142
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Part memoir, part inspirational and part spiritual exploration, “Coming Home: Be the Hero of Your Own Story (regardless of previous chaos, choices and chapters)” is songwriter Karen Novy’s personal story, including the life-changing breast cancer diagnosis that rocked her world and woke her up to pursuing her life’s passion and purpose. “Coming Home” is about the journey we are all on, to return to ourselves, our truth and living the life we love.

Understanding Film Theory

Understanding Film Theory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ruth Doughty,Christine Etherington-Wright
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1137587962
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Understanding Film Theory by Ruth Doughty,Christine Etherington-Wright Summary

This essential core textbook provides an approachable and extensive introduction to film theory, written by two highly experienced senior lecturers. Bringing a fresh, contemporary and accessible approach to what is often perceived to be a challenging and old-fashioned area of film studies that requires time and effort to grasp, the text illustrates why theory is important and demonstrates how it can be applied in a meaningful way. The book's sixteen chapters are clear and comprehensive and provide an insight into the main areas of debate, using clear definitions and explaining complex ideas succinctly. The ideal entry point for any student studying film, the book is designed for use on courses on film theory on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes within film, cinema, media and cultural studies. New to this Edition: - An expanded introduction, plus a new chapter looking at Adaptation - Contemporary case studies exploring popular and topical films, such as The Hunger Games (2012), Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013) and The Lego Movie (2014) - An expanded introduction, plus a new chapter looking at Adaptation - Additional genre-based case study on the British Gangster film - Additional actor-basedcase study on Ryan Gosling - A greater focus throughout on the relevance of film theory to students undertaking practical film degrees and units

Be a Hero

Be a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wesley Campbell,Stephen Court
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Be a Hero challenges the Body of Christ to be enlisted in the battle for mercy and social justice. It opens with God's interaction in the affairs of men and His plan to redeem the 'invisible' people through justice, mercy and compassion. Setting the stage theologically, the authors then unveils the great exploits of those who have gone before us and the impact that they made in their own times and on their own culture. Practical steps are offered to the reader to empower them to make a difference in their world.

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter Hunt
Editor: Routledge
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The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers a broad range of topics, from the fairy tale to critical theory, from the classics to comics. Structure The Companion is divided into five sections: 1) Theory and Critical Approaches 2) Types and Genres 3) The Context of Children's Literature 4) Applications of Children's Literature 5) The World of Children's Literature Each essay is followed by references and suggestions for further reading. The volume is fully indexed.

Bert Sugar on Boxing

Bert Sugar on Boxing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bert Randolph Sugar
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"Entertaining, insightful, and eminently colorful-the next best thing to being at the fights."--New York Sportscene ". . . anyone taking a trip through the sport's hardscrabble past couldn't ask for a better guide..."--The Ring Known as the "guru" of boxing, Bert Randolph Sugar is one of the most charismatic writers ever to capture the drama of the fight on paper. With a passion for the sport that is rivaled only by his talent for writing about it, Bert Sugar is also regarded as the "unofficial historian" of boxing. With his trademark fedora and always-handy cigar, Sugar is a guaranteed ringside presence. His colorful personality and flamboyant mannerisms are unforgettable whether you are meeting him in person or through his writing. Bert Sugar on Boxing brings out his best. Here's but a small sampling of what awaits readers: Many a troubled and troublesome youngster has embraced "The Sweet Science" as a way out, a social staircase out of the mean streets that formed his limited world, fighting his way, bloody hand over bloody hand, up the ladder of acceptance the only way he knows: with his fists. You see, I was raised in a society, many moons ago, which held to two general axioms: That men were stronger; and women, smarter. And if women are so damned smart, why are they interested in having their features rearranged and acquiring cauliflower ears so pronounced they can be covered with hollandaise sauce? I will not be dissuaded from attacking those with souls like the undersides of flat rocks any more than ice can be welded or iron melted. There is no shaking-knee factor here.

The Fear and the Freedom

The Fear and the Freedom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Keith Lowe
Editor: St. Martin\'s Press
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Bestselling historian Keith Lowe's The Fear and the Freedom looks at the astonishing innovations that sprang from WWII and how they changed the world. The Fear and the Freedom is Keith Lowe’s follow-up to Savage Continent. While that book painted a picture of Europe in all its horror as WWII was ending, The Fear and the Freedom looks at all that has happened since, focusing on the changes that were brought about because of WWII—simultaneously one of the most catastrophic and most innovative events in history. It killed millions and eradicated empires, creating the idea of human rights, and giving birth to the UN. It was because of the war that penicillin was first mass-produced, computers were developed, and rockets first sent to the edge of space. The war created new philosophies, new ways of living, new architecture: this was the era of Le Corbusier, Simone de Beauvoir and Chairman Mao. But amidst the waves of revolution and idealism there were also fears of globalization, a dread of the atom bomb, and an unexpressed longing for a past forever gone. All of these things and more came about as direct consequences of the war and continue to affect the world that we live in today. The Fear and the Freedom is the first book to look at all of the changes brought about because of WWII. Based on research from five continents, Keith Lowe’s The Fear and the Freedom tells the very human story of how the war not only transformed our world but also changed the very way we think about ourselves.

The Hero Is You

The Hero Is You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kendra Levin
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Conquer writer’s block, love what you write, and finish what you start with this motivational self-care book for writers. Imagine having your own personal mentor—someone encouraging yet honest, who could help you set and achieve your goals, turn your moments of doubt and fear into sources of strength, and discover what you’re truly capable of when you’re at your best. Life coach and publishing industry veteran Kendra Levin is that mentor. And in The Hero Is You, she can help you do the best writing of your life—and live your best life while doing it. With wisdom drawn from her years as a life coach for writers and behind-the-scenes stories from a panoply of bestselling authors, Levin shows you how to become the hero in the narrative of your own process. Offering a fresh approach to Joseph Campbell’s storytelling archetype, the Hero’s Journey, The Hero Is You includes more than thirty exercises designed to help you reinvent your creative process from the inside out. This book will show you how to: Identify your biggest challenges and render them powerless Start a project that you love—and stick with it Design a structure for writing regularly

Show Me A Hero

Show Me A Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Belkin
Editor: Back Bay Books
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NOW AN HBO MINISERIES Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates a landmark case in riveting detail, showing how a proposal to build scattered-site public housing in middle-class neighborhoods nearly destroyed an entire city and forever changed the lives of many of its citizens. -- Public housing projects are being torn down throughout the United States. What will take their place? Show Me a Hero explores the answer. -- An important and compelling work of narrative nonfiction in the tradition of J. Anthony Lukas's Common Ground. -- A sweeping yet intimate group portrait that assesses the effects of public policy on individual human lives.

Heart of A Hero

Heart of A Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Karen Jamison
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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The Hero

The Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donna Grant
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The first book in New York Times bestselling author, Donna Grant’s sexy Sons of Texas series! When his aunt and uncle are murdered, his father is kidnapped by a dangerous Russian faction and his high school sweetheart’s life is on the line, Navy SEAL Owen Loughman will stop at nothing to keep her safe. The hero's homecoming. Owen Loughman is a highly-decorated Navy SEAL who has a thirst for action. But there’s one thing he hasn’t been able to forget: his high school sweetheart, Natalie. After more than a decade away, Owen races home when danger threatens everything he holds dear. What he doesn’t expect is to come face-to-face with Natalie again. Now he’ll risk it all to keep Natalie from harm—and win her heart. Natalie Dixon has had a lifetime of heartache since Owen was deployed. Fourteen years and one bad marriage later, she finds herself mixed up with the Loughmans again. With her life on the line against an enemy she can’t fight alone, it’s Owen’s strong shoulders, smoldering eyes, and sensuous smile that she turns to. When danger closes in, how much will she risk to stay with the only man she’s ever loved. Publisher’s Weekly (starred review) declared, “This first-class thrill ride will leave readers wanting more.” The Hero is romantic suspense at its sexy, thrilling finest. Don’t miss the other novels in this series: Book #2: The Protector Book #3: The Legend

A Hero's Christmas Hope

A Hero's Christmas Hope Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vivian Arend
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This hero needs a holiday miracle or two—and she’s just the one to deliver. A standalone holiday story from New York Times bestselling author Vivian Arend. Single father Ryan Zhao didn’t expect a ghost from his past to literally slide back into his life. His long-time friendship with Madison Joy is a pure, sweet memory, and with the holidays fast approaching, her surprise visit is perfect. Maddy’s a breath of fresh air, full of ideas and enthusiasm—and far too attractive to a lonely man like him. Best friends to lovers might be tempting, but it’s also dangerous since she’s leaving after Christmas. Madison thrives on fixing things. If Ryan insists she stick around and bother him and his adorable daughter for all of December, she’ll do what she can to make his life brighter. Which means reviving their ugly sweater tradition, organizing a not-so-traditional Nutcracker—and fighting to keep from falling in love with her former best friend and his motherless child. She’s already given up her dreams once to help take care of her family. No matter how much he wants her to stay, Ryan refuses to ask her to do it again for him and his little girl. Can holiday magic find a way to take these two lonely hearts from friends to forever? Keywords: Canadian Author, cowboy, western, contemporary, small town, holiday romance For readers who enjoy: Jennifer Ryan, Joan Johnston, Kate Pearce, Linda Lael Miller, Lindsay McKenna, Diana Palmer, Maisey Yates, Vicki Lewis Thompson, Lorelei James.

Narration and Hero

Narration and Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Victor Millet,Heike Sahm
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By the early middle ages vernacular aristocratic traditions of heroic narration were firmly established in Western and Northern Europe. Although there are regional, linguistic and formal differences, one can observe a number of similarities. Oral literature disseminates a range of themes that are shared by narratives in most parts of the continent. In all the European regions, this tradition of heroic narration came into contact with Christianity, which led to modifications. Similar processes of adaptation and transformation can be traced everywhere in this field of early European vernacular narrative. But with the increasing specialization of academic fields over the last half century, inter-disciplinary dialogue has become increasingly difficult. The volume is a contribution to renew the inter-disciplinary dialogue about common themes, topics and motifs in Nordic, Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Germanic literature, and about the different methodologies to explore them.

The Hero and Hero-Making Across Genres

The Hero and Hero-Making Across Genres Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amar Singh,Shipra Tholia,Pravin K Patel
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This book critically examines how a Hero is made, sustained, and even deformed, in contemporary cultures. It brings together diverse ideas from philosophy, mythology, religion, literature, cinema, and social media to explore how heroes are constructed across genres, mediums, and traditions. The essays in this volume present fresh perspectives for readers to conceptualize the myriad possibilities the term ‘Hero’ brings with itself. They examine the making and unmaking of the heroes across literary, visual and social cultures —in religious spaces and in classical texts; in folk tales and fairy tales; in literature, as seen in Heinrich Böll’s Und Sagte Kein Einziges Wort, Thomas Brüssig’s Heroes like Us, and in movies, like Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and in the short film like Dean Potter's When Dogs Fly. The volume also features nuanced takes on intersectional feminist representations in hero movies; masculinity in sports biopics; taking everyday heroes from the real to the reel, among others key themes. A stimulating work that explores the mechanisms that ‘manufacture’ heroes, this book will be useful for scholars and researchers of English literature, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, film studies, media studies, literary and critical theory, arts and aesthetics, political sociology and political philosophy.

Not Quite a Hero

Not Quite a Hero Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lt Col Joseph R. Clark
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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Since the Korean War ended in 1953, a number of books and articles have been written about the air-to-air battles between the American F-86s and Russian MiGs. Some parts of the stories that appear in those publications are probably true, but many of them contain fantasies, exaggerations and even lies that are both preposterous and demeaning to the Air Force. Unfortunately much of what survives in the West as the history of those epic air battles is found in those partially flawed publications. I was in a position to know what was going on there since I spent a year observing the scene as an F-86 pilot fighting the MiGs with the 51st Fighter Wing. I have written this book because I want to leave history a more complete and honest picture of what went on there. I have been retired for more than fifty years, but my love for the Air Force and loathing for anything that reflects shame or dishonor on that great organization has compelled me to act. Feeling the way I do, writing in an effort to correct and enhance the record is an easy task since I enjoy writing and was reared to place real value in truth, honor and integrity and hate dishonesty, dissembling and deceit.

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