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A Royal Engagement

"The Storm Within" by Trish MoreyDr. Grace Hunter seeks an ancient text beneath the castle of Count Alessandro Volta.The reclusive count wasn't expecting scientist Grace to be a beautiful woman who stirs his scarred soul. Outside, a media storm is brewing, but inside the count's world the heat between them is sizzling!"The Reluctant Queen" by Caitlin CrewsStolen away years ago, Princess Lara is offered an ultimatum by new...

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Powder Ghost Towns

In its heyday, Colorado had more than 175 ski areas operating on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, and while many of those resorts have shut down, their runs still shelter secret stashes of snow. Pristine slopes await backcountry powder hounds out to discover these chutes and steeps, bunny hills and bumps. Chronicling the history of more than 36 of these lost resorts, "Powder Ghost Towns" provides the beta for how to ski and board these classic...

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I Am God

Andy is a young motivated pastor in a city church. He just finished preaching a sermon on new beginnings, when he overheard members critiquing his message. The church is in for a complete over-haul in the word of God, going, deep down, into mythology, and astrology. Andy is taken away into the spirit, and God reveals deep hidden truths, that the church is unable to hear. During this vision, Andy faces issues within the church, with a teenage boy...

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In Your Face Again

A case of mistaken identity. The wrong bag of videotapes. Blood and circuses. An underground fighting circuit. A journey into Darkest Africa. A crotchety old ice cream vendor who happens to be a kung fu master. A fu-based super weapon. A child who can change the course of history at whim. And more.In Your Face Again is a Feng Shui roleplaying game collection featuring a wide variety of scenarios, ranging from introductory...

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Daring Chloe

When Chloe Adams' fiance dumps her---the night before their wedding---two girlfriends from her book group decide a little adventure is in order for the three of them. After all, why let a perfectly good honeymoon cruise go to waste?Adventure? Chloe Adams? No way! Chloe's lived in one town her whole life. The closest she's ever gotten to actual adventures is reading about them. But her girlfriends won't take no for an answer.One good adventure...

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The Noncyclist's Guide to the Century and Other Road Races

Dawn Dais is a freelance writer, designer, and filmmaker from Sacramento, CA. Her two previous books, The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women and The Noncyclist's Guide to the Century and Other Road Races, were published by Seal Press, have topped Amazon.com best-seller lists, and have been featured by countless TV and print media sources. Her uniquely sarcastic yet inspiring tone has entertained and guided an enthusiastic core of readers...

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Shaughnessy

On December 9, 1998, the proceedings in the House of Commons came to a shocking halt when the Liberal MP for Windsor-St Clair, Shaughnessy Cohen, collapsed on the floor of the chamber. The heartfelt outpouring of every party, from foreign ambassadors, even from seasoned press gallery journalists - caught those beyond the hothouse of Parliament Hill by surprise. Who was this woman, an apparently obscure second-term backbencher, who commanded such...

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You Don't Say

The book beckons and you admit that you're intrigued. After all, second-person was the black-sheep cousin of first- and third-person, the one your teachers always swept under the rug, the one that somebody asked about eventually. You remember the response: "nobody uses it, so don't worry." But what if it wasn't so insignificant? You always wondered about it. What had it done to be banished like that? Wracking your brain, you came up with two...

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The Alamo

Very little text in this book but a wealth of information including the history of the development of the original mission under Spanish authorities. Great maps and lots of old pictures tell of the many changes to the structures both before & after the epochal battle in 1836.

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Authors in the Classroom

Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy combine inspirational examples and practical how-to's to create a unique resource for teachers! Thousands of teachers have experienced the awakening of their own creative writing voice through participating in the writing courses and workshops offered by Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy. The rich tapestry of these teachers' voices is a major highlight of this book. In turn, teachers have used their own...

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Law and Contemporary Corrections

The first true text on the subject of corrections law and prisoner's rights, this book is an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the subject. Rather than relying exclusively on cases to illuminate the content, Smith discusses and briefly excerpts case material to aid students not intimately familiar with legal language. Extensive pedagogy further aids in comprehension. Bringing both a legal and academic background to bear, Smith both...

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Jesus

JESUS: HIS NAME AND HIS TITLES. What's in a name? Everything, says Dr. Roddy Braun in this book which blends his unique training and experience from years as a professor of biblical languages and as a parish pastor into a powerful but practical study of the names and titles of Jesus. Included are Messianic king, Son of God, Son of Man, Servant of the Lord, and the Word of God and a separate chapter on the meaning of words and names in the Bible....

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Ik had een strohoed en een wandelstok

Wie graag wat van Arends' proza lezen wil, houdt 't best bij zijn erg sterke verhalenbundel 'Keefman'. 'Ik had een strohoed en een wandelstok' is een erg duffe verzameling verhalen geschreven door Jan Arends.Eén van de verhalen werd niet door Arends zelf geschreven, maar door Eelke De Jong. Waarom het verhaal in latere publicaties behouden werd, is me een raadsel. Vooral omdat De Jongs verhaal erg zwak is, gewoon geraaskal. De...

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Birds of Oregon

Full of interesting facts and useful information, Birds of Oregon has something for anyone with an interest in birds, from the casual backyard observer to the keen naturalist. 328 of the state's most common or notable birds species are featured. Each account includes full-color illustrations, a range map and detailed information on feeding, voice, nesting, best sites for viewing, habitat and similar species.

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Il Mereghetti

Paolo Mereghetti es un periodista y crítico. Autor de un diccionario de películas famosas de Italia ( Que Mereghetti ), también colaboró ​​en las ediciones del Festival de Cine de Venecia, dirigida por Carlo Lizzani, Gianluigi Rondi y Alberto Barbera.

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Sydney

Sydney's harbor establishes it as one of the most attractive modern cities, but its beginnings suggest something different. In 1770, the British Parliament saw the area as a solution to England's overcrowded prisons. On arriving at the harbor, the first "convicts" found themselves in one of the hottest climates in the world, and were greeted by aboriginal natives whose curiosity was matched only by their desire for the newcomers to leave. Sydney...

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Distant Fire

Linda Cuthbertson doesn't pay much attention when she hears the news that her church has just hired a new music director. That is, until she comes face to face--again--with Drew Lingerfelt. Years, miles and life itself have come between Linda and the man she has always thought of as her first love. Having married and divorced the father of her child, she's made a life for herself with only her daughter, her work, and her faith in God....

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The Believer

Vendela Vida (born September 6, 1971) is an American novelist, journalist, and editor who lives in Sausalito with her husband, writer and publisher Dave Eggers. She graduated from San Francisco University High School in her hometown before attending Middlebury College as an undergraduate. She received an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. She has written three books, Girls on the Verge, And Now You Can Go, and Let the Northern...

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The Ultimate Spin Doctor

A biography of the top spin doctor to the Conservative Party, Sir Tim Bell. His career has scaled the heights—he groomed Margaret Thatcher for her election triumph in 1979—and the depths—his part in the Tory's disastrous 1997 election campaign. His personal life has been no less eventful.

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Hot Blooded, Cold Crime

Two-book True Crime box set by a Los Angeles Times bestselling author! "The best true-crime stories have the atmosphere and sense of place of a classic murder mystery novel and you'll find exactly that - plus the chill of a real-life story- in Murder in Beverly Hills. In this story of the murder of a woman shadowed by her Mafia family past, of a killer who slips through the thin cracks of the justice system, and of the glittering back...

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100 Years of Relativity

Thanks to Einstein's relativity theories, our notions of space and time underwent profound revisions about a 100 years ago. The resulting interplay between geometry and physics has dominated all of fundamental physics since then. This volume contains contributions from leading researchers, worldwide, who have thought deeply about the nature and consequences of this interplay. The articles take a long-range view of the subject and distill the...

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Chasing Rain

Averi Rain has always been in love with one man.The problem is he’s always loved everyone else.Ian O’Neal has been known for his reputation with the ladies and has never really cared about any of them for longer than a one-night stand. He’s known Averi since they were both in high school and had always harmlessly flirted with her, never really seeing her for the woman she’s become. Forced to spend more time together to...

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The Crime Interviews

If youOCOre interested in learning about how to write, how to be a writer, or about the writing life in general, what greater resource and pleasure than frank, in-depth interviews with best-selling authors? In The Crime Interviews Volume One, Len Wanner interviews: Ian Rankin Stuart MacBride Karen Campbell Neil Forsyth Chris Brookmyre Paul Johnston Alice Thompson Allan Guthrie Louise Welsh So much more than a collection of writing tips, The...

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Naruto (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 1 (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 1: Includes Vols. 1, 2 & 3 (Naruto: Omnibus, #1)

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T Containing volumes 1, 2 and 3 of Naruto! Twelve years ago the Village Hidden in the Leaves was attacked by a fearsome threat. A nine-tailed fox spirit claimed the life of the village leader, the Hokage, and many others. Today, the village is at peace and a troublemaking kid named Naruto is struggling to graduate from Ninja Academy. His goal may be to become the next Hokage, but his true destiny...

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The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition

Why did the Peace of Nicias fail to reconcile Athens and Sparta? In the third volume of his landmark four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War, Donald Kagan examines the years between the signing of the peace treaty and the destruction of the Athenian expedition to Sicily in 413 B.C. The principal figure in the narrative is the Athenian politician and general Nicias, whose policies shaped the treaty and whose military strategies played a...

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Cats' Letters to Santa

"Yes, Whiskers, there IS a Santa Claus."I picked up this delightful little book on a discount table at Barnes & Noble after Christmas.Here are some sample letters:Dear Santa:Please leave under the Xmas tree a gift box wrapped in ribbon.The box can be empty.All I want is the ribbon. Love, LulabelleDear Santa:I would love a ticket to the circus so I can see the tigers.They're relatives of mine. Your...

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A Soldier's Way

The Number One International Bestseller.Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history - Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm - but a history that until now has been known only on the surface.A...

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The Naama War (Imaro, #4)

Warfare on a cataclysmic scale is convulsing the continent of Nyumbani from north to south.Soldiers fall.Cities burn.Blood reddens the sea.Sorcery sears the land.Deities gather in opposite dimensions, poised to unleash unimaginable cosmic power on a land already battered by the conflict between the Cushites of the north and the Naamans of the south.In the midst of this massive struggle, Imaro, warrior of the Ilyassai, wages a personal...

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World Studies

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs (born October 4, 1948) is an author and internationally recognized education leader known for her work in curriculum mapping, curriculum integration, and developing 21st century approaches to teaching and learning.Dr. Jacobs is president of Curriculum Designers, Inc. and Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute. She has served as an education consultant to thousands of schools nationally and...

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The Stafford Collection, Historical Western Romances

Two books in one- Now you can enjoy Run into the Wind & Chase the Moon!Meet the Staffords! Brock Stafford, the Sheriff of Tulsey Town, takes an orphaned boy under his wing. Only to find out, that he is a she. Angry at first at her deceit, Brock soon finds solace in her arms. His younger brother Chase shows up, creating havoc as usual, but Sabrina only has eyes for one man. Will Chase find his true love as well? Run...

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Oliver Hell - Todesstille

Ich gehe es an. Weil ich es darf. Weil ich es kann. Ich mache es einfach. In einem Wald zwischen Siegburg und Hennef wird die Leiche einer jungen Sportlerin gefunden. Tagsdrauf eine weitere - ermordet auf die gleiche schreckliche Art und Weise. Die Presse nennt den Mörder den 'Siegsteig-Killer', weil die Morde auf dem beliebten Wanderweg geschehen. Was verband die beiden jungen Frauen? Die Ermittlungen der Bonner Polizei...

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Searching Africa

After the return of South Africa to the international family, it became possible for David Robbins to travel regularly in other parts of Africa. He had at last, he said, been released from the bondage of apartheid into his broader home. The result of this release is Searching Africa, containing over twenty travel narratives that take the reader from the continent's expiring settler south to the Sahara and beyond. While his explorations were...

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Media and Migration

This title explores the close and vital relationship between the contemporary media and immigration. Drawing on newspapers, magazines, film, television and photography, the contributors examine the effects of mass media on migration behaviour and ethnic identity. Using examples from a range of countries, Media and Migration illustrates how the media intervenes to affect the reception migrants receive, how it stimulates prospective migrants to...

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The Naturalists

Terry Tempest Williams is an American author, conservationist and activist. Williams’ writing is rooted in the American West and has been significantly influenced by the arid landscape of her native Utah in which she was raised. Her work ranges from issues of ecology and wilderness preservation, to women's health, to exploring our relationship to culture and nature.She has testified before Congress on women’s health, committed acts of...

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The Raymond Chandler Papers

The Raymond Chandler Papers" brings together the correspondence and other previously uncollected writing of America's undisputed master of crime fiction and creator of the iconic private eye Phillip Marlowe, revealing all aspects of the great artist's powerful personality and broad intellectual curiosity. Featuring a selection of Chandler's previously unpublished early writings--including a gripping piece about his combat experiences in World...

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The Hunt for Summer (NSC Industries, #5)

‘Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person’Layla Summers has run from her past for the last six years, and life is currently peaceful and controlled. That is until Hunter, a hot and hard Dom who frequents The Black Panther where Layla works as an erotic dancer, takes an interest in her.After turning down his offer of a hot night...

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Power Gambit (Phoenix Force #34)

The KGB is sowing the seeds of chaos and destruction in politically neutral Finland. Russian-supported terror, from the slaughter of foreign diplomats to savage explosions of public violence, has the Finnish government on the verge of collapse. The Bear is hungry, and it's moving in for the kill.As the world watches the USSR overstep its bounds, the men of Phoenix Force decide to drive the beast back behind its own frontiers. Faced with...

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Paper Before Print

Like the printing press, typewriter, and computer, paper has been a crucial agent for the dissemination of information. This engaging book presents an important new chapter in paper's history: how its use in Islamic lands during the Middle Ages influenced almost every aspect of medieval life. Focusing on the spread of paper from the early eighth century, when Muslims in West Asia acquired Chinese knowledge of paper and papermaking, to five...

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Handbook of Research on New Literacies

Situated at the intersection of two of the most important areas in educational research today literacy and technology this handbook draws on the potential of each while carving out important new territory. It provides leadership for this newly emerging field, directing scholars to the major issues, theoretical perspectives, and interdisciplinary research pertaining to new literacies. Reviews of research are organized into six...

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Poniženje Sokrata

Ranko Marinković (22 February 1913 – 28 January 2001) was a Croatian novelist and dramatist.Born in Komiža on the island of Vis (then a part of Austria-Hungary), Marinković's childhood was marked by World War I. He later earned a degree in philosophy from the University of Zagreb. In the 1930s, he began to make his name in Zagreb literary circles with his plays and stories.His career was interrupted briefly during...

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His Witness to Evil

Revised editon of 'Evil's Witness'Based on true events, awarding-winning author Autumn Jordon has penned a thrilling romantic suspense set in the backwoods and small towns of the Appalachian Mountains.Stephanie Boyd’s ordinary world changes forever when she and her children witness a blood bath. To escape the wrath of the Russian Mafia, she has no choice but to help the FBI uncover the mafia’s mole inside the U.S. Treasury. While...

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A Seaside Mourning

Devonshire, autumn 1873. The peaceful seaside town of Seaborough, half-forgotten on the eastern border of the county, seems an unlikely setting for murder. When a leading resident dies, the cause of death is uncertain. Troubled Inspector Abbs and eager, young Sergeant Reeve are sent to determine whether the elderly spinster was poisoned. Behind the Nottingham lace curtains and over the bone china tea cups, trouble has been...

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On Higher Ground

Annie Bellet is a full-time speculative fiction writer. She holds a BA in English and a BA in Medieval Studies and thus can speak a smattering of useful languages such as Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Welsh.Her books include Avarice (Pyrrh Considerable Crimes Division: Book 1), A Heart in Sun and Shadow (Cymru That Was: Book 1), The Gryphonpike Chronicles series, and the Twenty-Sided Sorceress...

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Exploring the Field of Potentiality - Interview with Pam Grout (Power Up Living with Kelly Galea Book 3)

Join host Kelly Galea for this episode of Power Up Living with guest Pam Grout, New York Times best-selling author of E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. If you’ve read Pam’s book, you know you’re in for an enjoyable, lively yet down-to-earth discussion! If you haven’t read it yet, tune in to hear more about these fun & easy experiments as we chat about: - What Pam...

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The Monkey Suit

The Monkey Suit is David Dante Troutt’s “impressive” debut (Kirkus), a collection of short stories inspired by historic legal cases involving African Americans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Monkey Suit addresses issues ranging from Jim Crow segregation ordinances to warrantless private property searches in stories the Washington Post calls “quietly devastating.” Troutt brilliantly combines legal...

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The Despicable Guy 2

PROLOGUEJUNE.Ano bang pwedeng i-connect sa buwan na yan?Start ng bagong school year?Mabagyo?Independence Day?Rizal Day?Manila Day?Para sakin, ano nga ba ang June?Sige, may pop quiz ako sa inyo. Ano yung isa sa mga pangarap ko nung elementary ako? Na connected sa buwan ng June?Hmmm..Sirit?~I want to be a June bride.Yep. June bride.Ang...

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Recidivist

The groundbreaking first novel by master storyteller Jaffe is a brutal vampire thriller spanning a century of alternative history in rich detail. Don't miss the first installment of The Recidivist series.

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The Three Stooges Graphic Novels #2

This holiday season, The Stooges wreck the halls with balls of folly!A special holiday-themed volume of The Three Stooges with 50 pages of knuckle-headed wintertime fun! The Three Stooges stumble into a lab where a venomous PhD is creating a videogame console that will allow him to control the world. Can the Stooges foil his plans?

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The New African Initiative and the African Union

This report offers a preliminary assessment of the New Africa Initiative within the context of the transformation of the OAU into the AU. It identifies and summarizes essential new aspects advocated, critically examines the degree of realism and points to possible limitations. The analysis also considers first reactions to the initiatives, reflects on the perspectives and includes the full texts of both the New Africa Initiative and the...

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Stepbrother Claims

Four Hot Stories by some of the hottest taboo authors today! Strip Poker With My ... By Lee Moore After getting ditched by his buddies, Bryan tries to save his poker night. While picking up a pizza, he runs into a gal he grew up with, his (censored). Her friend and Tiffany are more than a little hungry, so they follow Bryan home. The girls have an ulterior motive for showing up dressed to kill...

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Last Resort (A Moose River Mystery Book 2)

All Daisy Savage wants is a vacation. A romantic getaway with her husband. Seven blissful days at a fancy resort to relax, recharge and renew. What she gets instead is a dead body at a campground. When Daisy and her husband Jake head north to Minnesota's lake country for a weeklong stay at a lakeside retreat, they're surprised to find out the place they've won a trip to is neither lakeside or much of a retreat. Stumbling upon a...

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The Hodgeheg

‘The Hodgeheg’ is a story about an intelligent hedgehog named ‘Max’. Max lives in the garden of 5A with ‘Pa Hedgehog’, ‘Ma Hedgehog’, and his three sisters, ‘Peony Hedgehog’, ‘Penny Hedgehog’ and ‘Petunia Hedgehog’. The story begins with PA Hedgehog explaining to his children about the problems that hedgehogs have in crossing the road to get to the park. Having listened to his father’s speech, Max asks his father how humans can cross the...

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A Day In The Life Of A Victorian Policeman

I spent thirty years as a local government officer – in libraries and the arts, beginning in London and ending up in Blackburn as a Principal Officer. Simultaneously earning more money from a career as a hack novelist and journalist to support a wife and three children.I took early retirement in the 1980s and ran the Theatre of the Unemployed at Tamworth Arts Centre for the next seven years. This ended when my leading professional actor...

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Home to the Cowboy (Welcome to Ramblewood #2)

Her Heart Never LeftIt seems as if all of Ramblewood, Texas, is far too up-to-date on Tess Dalton's love life, or rather, recent lack thereof. She thought the trip home would help heal her heart, instead it just put her face-to-face with the first man to crush it.Cole Langtry is determined to fulfill his father's dream of building an equine-assisted therapy facility on Bridle Dance Ranch. He doesn't have time for distractions,...

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Her Montana Man

Protecting people runs through Jonas Black's blood, and Eliza Jane Sutherland is one woman who needs his strong arms around her.A rugged Montana man, Jonas will guard Eliza from her vile brother-in-law as fiercely as he guards his own heart. But though he can fight her enemies, he can't fight the attraction between them.Soon Jonas is sure they have a future together--only Eliza hides secrets that could change everything....

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Steampunk Softies

Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman offer crafters an array of charmingly raffish characters inside Steampunk Softies: 8 Scientifically Minded Dolls From a Past That Never Was. Even if you're unfamiliar with the term steampunk, chances are you've already discovered it through the works of Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Tim Burton, Mary Shelley, or Lemony Snicket. Steampunk is an artistic movement that includes stories involving steam-powered...

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Back in Balance

According to recent figures, back pain has now reached epidemic proportions with millions of people across the globe experiencing severe muscular pain every year - in fact, over 4 million people now input 'lower back pain' into Google every month. Most are suffering completely unnecessarily, as the root cause of their pain stems primarily from poor postural habits while performing everyday actions. In the last decade alone, the number of people...

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Essentials of Financial Accounting

Continuing the emphasis from the last edition on the use of accounting information by business owners, lenders, managers, and others, this edition incorporates additional enhancements intended to offer an even more accessible text. Technical detail has been reduced, especially with regard to topics better suited for the course in intermediate accounting. All enhancements made to this edition are the result of extensive market feedback, and fall...

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Ein Fall für die Weihnachtsdetektive

Die Weihnachtszeit wird wieder spannend: Der neue Adventskalender-Krimi ist da!»Hund vermisst«, lesen Philipp und seine Brüder am 1. Dezember auf der Pinnwand im Supermarkt. Das ist doch genau das, worauf sie gewartet haben: Endlich haben sie wieder einen Fall! Und was für einen! Denn als sie den vermissten Liebling finden, reagieren die Besitzer wenig begeistert. Und damit beginnt die Sache erst so richtig spannend zu werden...

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A Lion to Guard Us

Amanda Freebold doesn't know what to do. Her father left three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown, in America, thousands of miles away. All Amanda has to remember him by is a little brass lion's head he gave his family to guard them while he is gone. Now her mother has just died, leaving Amanda to take care of her younger brother and sister.As head of the family, Amanda finally decides to take her brother and sister to America to...

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Een visje bij de thee

Een prachtige bloemlezing uit het werk van Annie M.G. Schmidt, met verhalen en versjes en een overvloed aan plaatjes van Wim Bijmoer, Jenny Dalenoord, Margriet Heymans, Carl Hollander, Jan Jutte, The Tjong Khing, Mance Post, Fiep Westendorp en Francien van Westering.Natuurlijk zijn de dames Groen, de dominee en het schaap Veronica present, en de vogel Bisbisbis waar iedereen zo bang voor is, het fluitketeltje dat niet kon ophouden met...

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The Merchant of Venice

A gamble on trading ships at sea, a pound of flesh as the penalty, a contest to win the hand of a rich heiress, and the final rescue in a court of law--The Merchant of Venice has all the ingredients required which make it one of Shakespeare's most dramatic romantic comedies.Antonio is the merchant of Venice who borrows money to help his friend Bassanio win Portia in marriage. He borrows the money from Shylock, a shrewd...

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Born of Blood and Retribution

The world's first vampire has come calling and she isn't happy.... After the brutal showdown with the Demarais and the reunion with Giovanni, Rachel is looking for nothing more than some peace and privacy. Harshika, the world's first vampire, has other ideas. She's not pleased with the immortal race as a whole, finding them weak and too "human." When called before her, the immortals are given an ultimatum: Submit to Harshika as her subjects or...

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Armies of the Adowa Campaign 1896

In the late 19th century, the new nation-state of Italy was eager to join her European neighbours in creating an international empire, and her eyes turned toward Africa as a source of potential colonies. Securing a foothold in Eritrea on the Red Sea coast, the Italians quickly became embroiled in a shooting war with the Ethiopians. The war proved a disaster for the Italians, who suffered three major defeats against the forces of Emperor...

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Andy's Shock

Andy was born in the midst of the Great Depression in the early 1930's. He began working on a small family farm in Nebraska at the age of four. He fought imaginary and real foes until his childhood was interrupted at age fifteen, when he was struck by lightning three times in one day. Although he lived through the lightning strikes, he faced many obstacles to gain full recovery. In the meantime, he experienced the events and consequences of the...

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Discover China Workbook Two

Zhang Jie (simplified Chinese: 张洁; traditional Chinese: 張潔; pinyin: Zhāng Jié; Wade–Giles: Chang Chieh, born 1937) is a Chinese novelist and short-story writer. She is one of China's first contributors to feminist fiction.(from Wikipedia)

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A Logo for London

The London Transport bar and circle – also known as the bulls-eye or roundel – is an icon of commercial design. Over the last century it has come to represent not only London's transport network but also the city itself. Rare for the logo of a large organization, the symbol is often perceived as being 'cool', and its influence has extended into many other fields, including fashion, pop music and counter-culture.This fascinating book...

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Soulless

Condemned by society and her werewolf husband due to a pregnancy she cannot explain, Alexia Maccon - preternatural, tea aficionado - seeks an explanation for this "infant inconvenience" so as to cleanse her sullied reputation and prove her fool of a husband wrong. Preternaturals are a rare breed and the only history of their kind lies in Italy with the Templars, a group that once partnered with preternaturals to hunt down werewolves and...

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Préhistoire

Pour découvrir de manière ludique et pédagogique cette période phare de l'histoire de l'humanité. A la fin du livre, une grande frise à créer avec des éléments à découper et à coller.

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Masters and Statesmen

"Masters and Statesmen" delineates a provocative set of parallels between the proslavery argument, concepts of political representation, dueling, the theory and practice of political parties, and secession in the American South. "Slavery in the antebellum South," Kenneth Greenberg writes, "was intimately connected to a distinct set of political values and practices. Ultimately these... helped shape the form and content of conflict with the...

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Vill gå hem

Det här är berättelsen om två systrar, Rut och Rakel. Rut vet hur allting ska vara - att man inte ska elda för kråkorna och inte heller klaga över mörkret utan tända ett ljus istället. I Ruts familj har man tagit bort nyckeln till toaletten, för det finns ingenting att skämmas för. Rakel är hysterika. "Den mänskan är rädd för precis allting", fnyser...

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Frankly, Frannie

Can someone please get this girl a job? Frannie B. Miller already has her résumé, business cards, and mustard packets (they’re so much more grown up than ketchup). So why is it taking her eleventeen hundred years to find work? Join Frannie as she tries her hand at radio hosting, waitressing, and even running a doggy day care. This collection of the first three books in the series includes Frankly,...

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Fuzzy Navel (Jack Daniels Mystery, #5)

Fuzzy Navel1 ½ oz. peach schnapps (Fuzz)3 oz. orange juice (Navel)Pour schnapps in a rocks or old-fashioned glass filled with ice.Add orange juice. Teatotalers:For a Buzzless Navel substitute peach nectar for the schnapps.Fuzzy NavelJ. A. KonrathKindle Edition:January 2013Fuzzy Navel is the fifth (5th) book in Konrath’s Jack Daniels series.The...

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Rite of Passage (Supernatural, #10)

Thirty years ago, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a demonic supernatural force. Following the tragedy, their father taught the boys everything about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners of America... and how to kill it.Laurel Hill, New Jersey is beginning to look like one of the unluckiest places on Earth when a series of mishaps hit the town. But Sam and Dean suspect it’s more than just bad luck. Along with...

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Buy, Build, or Steal

Although China continues to lag approximately two decades behind the world’s most sophisticated air forces in terms of its ability to develop and produce fighter aircraft and other complex aerospace systems, it has moved over time from absolute reliance on other countries for military aviation technology to a position where a more diverse array of strategies can be pursued. Steps taken in the late 1990s to reform China’s military aviation sector...

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The Book of Boys (for Girls) & The Book of Girls

Inspired by the classic rhyme: ``What are little girls made of?'' and ``What are little boys made of?'' David Greenberg has supplied his own take on the matter, celebrating the differences between boys and girls. The left side of each spread describes girls for boys, and then the right side answers with the girls' takes on boys. Greenberg's text is both gross and hilarious. Joy Allen's expressive illustrations are full of clever details. This...

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The Man of the Crowd

I read this in 2010, gave it three stars, and I have no idea why, because I can't remember a damn thing about it. Let's see if Wiki can cast some light on it..."The Man of the Crowd" is...about a nameless narrator following a man through a crowded London...After an unnamed illness, the unnamed narrator sits in an unnamed coffee shop...he considers how isolated people think they are, despite "the very denseness of the...

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My Everything

Mula pagkabata ay kaibigan na ni Riegette si Jarvis—kahit pa madalas silang hindi magkasundo, kahit pa mayaman ito at anak lang siya ng isang katulong. Isang araw, natuklasan na lamang nilang mahal na nila ang isa't isa. Higit pa iyon sa pagmamahal-kaibigan. Ang akala niya ay magiging maayos ang relasyon nila. Pero katulad ng inaasahan, hindi sumang-ayon ang lahat sa relasyon na iyon. Niyaya siyang magtanan ni Jarvis....

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The Young Lions

”This time it is not a simple, understandable war, within the same culture. This time it is an assault of the animal world upon the house of the human being. I don’t know what you saw in Africa and Italy, but I know what I saw in Russia and Poland. We made a cemetery a thousand miles long and a thousand miles wide. Men, women, children, Poles, Russians, Jews, it made no difference. It could not be compared to any human action. It could...

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All for Love

This is my second time reading an Ann Swann Novel. First was ‘The Phantom Pilot’ - written for the young minds. I had thoroughly enjoyed reading it and so I had certain expectations from this book too.‘All for Love’ is a story of a woman called Liz Rose. At a glance she has everything that one could ask for. A respectable career as a teacher, friends, a married and settled daughter and a handsome husband – she has it all. Its only when...

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Caesar's Legion

Firstly I must make an admission that I am no expect on this area of history. However I do appreciate a good historical account and that is what you will find with Dando-Collins book on the Roman 10th Legion. I have always enjoyed history books covering this period of time and I was prompted to buy this book after reading Major Clunn’s excellent book In Quest of the Lost Legions, which I would highly recommend to anyone interested in...

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Blue Noise

Ash is drooling over his favorite guitar—the one he can't afford—when he meets Charlie Novak. One jam session later and Charlie convinces Ash to play in his band. But it'll never work. Bands never do. Erin is wandering down a corridor at school—overthinking things as usual—when she runs into Charlie. Literally. The guy is a fruit loop with his weird hair and hyperactive rantings. When Charlie invites her to be the band's keyboard player, Erin...

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Italy

Explore Italy's ancient ruins, exciting cities, inspiring hill towns, and romantic villages with the help of this informative guide. Photos. Color inserts. 20 maps.

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The Origins of Family Psychotherapy

Family therapy has become a well-established treatment modality across many mental health disciplines including clinical social work, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, and counseling. This book tells the story of how family therapy began based on the work of one of the pioneers of family theory and therapy, Murray Bowen, M.D. Bowen's psychiatric training began at the Menninger Foundation in 1946. It was during the later part of his eight years at...

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