The Present

Author: Johanna Lindsey
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062035231
Format: PDF, Kindle
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As the entire Malory family gathers at Haverston to celebrate the season, a mysterious present arrives anonymously. The gift is an old journal -- a tender and tempestuous account of the love affair between the second Marquis, Christopher Malory, and a dark gypsy beauty named Anastasia, who seeks a love match with a non-gypsy in order to save herself from a prearranged marriage to a brute. Though the dashing English lord Anastasia sets her sight upon burns for the exquisite, exotic miss, Christopher could never consent to wed such a lowborn lady. But miracles have been known to happen in this season of peace and giving and love, as two extraordinary people seperated by cicumstance of birth begin a passionate dance of will and wiles. And in the miraculous blossoming of a glorious romance at a long ago Christmastime, there are wise and well-learned lessons that will enrich the hearts of the Malory descendants -- and, indeed, of everyone who has ever dreamed.

Seduced in the Dark Special Edition

Author: C. J. Roberts
ISBN: 9781478359906
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"It seemed to Caleb, the nature of human beings revolved around one empirical truth: we want what we cannot have. For Eve, it was the fruit of the forbidden tree. For Caleb, it was Livvie."What is the price of redemption?Rescued from sexual slavery by a mysterious Pakistani officer, Caleb carries the weight of a debt that must be paid in blood.The road has been long and fraught with uncertainty, but for Caleb and Livvie, it?s all coming to an end.Can he surrender the woman he loves for the sake of vengeance? Or will he make the ultimate sacrifice?Praise for Captive in the Dark (book 1, The Dark Duet) by CJ Roberts:"This book doesn't just make you feel, it violently manipulates everything you think you know about empathy, hatred, love, and compassion." --Amber, via Goodreads May 22, 2012"Some have asked how it compares to Fifty Shades. I'd say, where Christian is fifty shades of f*&ked up, Caleb is 150 shades." --Swimmom4, via Amazon April 28, 2012

Another Wild Wedding Night

Author: Leslie Kelly
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 146082928X
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Sister–of–the–groom Bonnie Campbell is certainly no groupie. But when famous, drop–dead–hottie action star Drew Ericson films his latest flick at the wedding inn, she turns into his naughtiest fan . Jazz Wilkes is rough, tough and totally in touch with her sexual appetite. No man can withstand her desires except proper yet wildly sexy Blake Marshall! He'll give her a night to remember but only if she'll give him the rest of her life! Passion? Abby Bauer wants some! Her fiance , Keith, just doesn't make her toes tingle. But the dashing masked man at the reception sure does .

A Virgin For The Taking

Author: Trish Morey
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1552546934
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When Ruby Clemenger inherits half of the Bastiani Pearl Corporation, she knows that her life is about to get complicated. Zane Bastiani, the pearl master's son, wants rid of Ruby—he thinks she was his father's mistress and can be easily bought. But Ruby's price is high. Unable to pay her off with cash, Zane decides to seduce Ruby into submission. He has nothing to lose—until he discovers Ruby is innocent…in every way….

Dire Desires

Author: Stephanie Tyler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101614579
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Feared by humans, envied by werewolves, the Dire wolves are immortal shifters, obeying no laws but their own bestial natures. Once they were many, but now only a few remain, a dangerous wolfpack forever on the hunt… Jinx is a Dire wolf without a pack. Kicked out of the house by his king, and living with a vampire named Jez, Jinx has been trying to undo the damage he’d unintentionally caused during the reign of the Dire ghost army, which unleashed some of Purgatory’s worst monsters on the world at large. But when he hears that an unshifted Were is being held in a psychiatric hospital, he immediately drops everything to help her. Gillian Black has no idea what’s happening to her—and Jinx discovers that she’s not just any Were, but a Dire wolf from the original Greenland pack. He helps her escape and promises to keep her safe from the men—and wolves—who are hunting her, and teach her everything about being a wolf. He must also fight his feelings, wanting to claim her as his mate…at least until after he defeats the supernatural enemies that threaten all of them.

The Mind of Christ

Author: T. W. Hunt
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 0805463496
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Thousands of grateful readers have shared T.W. Hunt's interest and benefited from his insights. With this new edition of The Mind of Christ, still others will find themselves embarking on the never-ending quest to become more like Jesus.

Five Meditations on Death

Author: François Cheng
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 162055495X
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Philosophical discussions on the ways that death makes life meaningful and sacred • Reveals how being conscious of death gives our fate its full meaning, inviting the reader to contemplate life in the light of their own death • Examines the author’s experience of ancestor worship in his native China and the beliefs that underlie it • Explains how death is a transition in a longer living process not visible from the modern “black and white” view of life and death • Translated by award-winning translator Jody Gladding Born from intimate discussions with friends, these five meditations on death from poet-philosopher François Cheng examine the multiple ways the prospect of death significantly shapes life and is, in fact, what makes life meaningful and sacred. Written at the age of 84, in the twilight of life, these meditations each approach the human understanding of death from different yet intertwined perspectives, effortlessly returning to certain themes and ideas, questioning them again more deeply with each passing. The author shows that death is a transition in a longer living process not visible from the modern “black and white” view of life and death. He examines his experience of ancestor worship in his native China and the beliefs that underlies it: Our ancestors are alive in another form, that what is living can never die and what is dead has never lived. Cheng looks at the consequences of a world that has abandoned the sacred and avoids the mention of death, a world now blindly staggering through the chaos it has created, yet which can return to balance if we once again embrace the essential sacredness of life as well as death. Throughout these five heart-baring meditations, Cheng invites us to contemplate life in the light of our own death. He reveals that to be conscious of death gives our fate its full meaning. Our death is an integral part of our great adventure in becoming. For if birth is a seed, then death is the fruit--the final sacred product of a life well lived.

Just for the Curious

Author: Allan Holdsworth
Publisher: Warner Bros Publications
ISBN: 9780769220154
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Based on the Allan Holdsworth REH video. Allan discusses his unique approach to scales, chords and improvising. Beginning with a complete discussion of 15 different scales, Allan shows how he derives his extraordinary chord voicings from these scales. Includes five fully transcribed songs. In standard notation and tab.

Mao and Me

Author: Jiang Hong Chen
ISBN: 9781592700790
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Chens picture book memoir of growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China.

Special Forces

Author: James Marchington
Publisher: Brasseys Uk Limited
ISBN: 9781857533910
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It is today's special forces who are required to conduct the diverse defence operations against a mixture of opposing units, from national forces to insurgency groups, from urban terrorism to VIP security, from siege and hostage situations to raids and missions behind enemy lines; for these tasks they deploy specialist weaponry and equipment. For the serving officer, current affairs commentator, defence studies student and the armament and equipment manufacturers, a single volume illustrated reference is vital and here the need is met with a fully illustrated detailed volume that is international in coverage and thorough and responsible in the information given.