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When a spy plane gathering information on a new Russian weapon is shot down by a mysterious MiG, Deep Black, the covert operations team of the National Security Agency, is sent in to uncover the truth about the incident, as former Marine sniper Charlie Dean and ex-Delta Force trooper Lia DeFrancesca stumble upon a plot to assassinate the Russian president and overthrow the government.
"Lady Alethea Vaughn Channing is haunted by a vision of a man in danger, the same man who she has seen in dreams time and time again. She doesn't even know his name, and yet she feels the connection between them, knows she is the only one standing between him and disaster. But rakish Lord Hartley Greville is capable of protecting himself, as he has proven more than once in his perilous work as a spy for the crown. If he's to carry out his duty, he'll need to put aside the achingly beautiful woman with the strange gift. And yet, when Alethea's visions reveal a plot that could endanger children, Hartley will not be able to ignore the destiny that binds them together, or resist the passion burning between them..."--Page  of cover.
Having lost her beloved valedictorian son in a tragic car accident, Alice Peterson begins to experience encouraging visions of her son, which are also witnessed by the late boy's troubled nine-year-old brother.
Beatrice Poole is on a mission to discover one of the missing Forbidden Rings of Aphrodite and enlists the aid of an eccentric and reclusive monk.
Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.
Clark's Harbor was the perfect coastal haven, jealously guarded against outsiders. But now strangers have come to settle there. and a small boy is suddenly free of a frenzy that had gripped him since birth. His sister is haunted by fearful visions. And one by one, in violent, mysterious ways the strangers are dying. Never the townspeople.
While Paul Hood and his team are in Germany to buy technology for the Regional Op-Center, they uncover a shocking force behind Chaos Days, a time when neo-Nazi groups gather to spread violence and resurrect dead dreams.
Forensic psychologist-turned-sleuth Alex Delaware searches for a cold-blooded psychotic responsible for the brutal murders of a painter, a ballet dancer, a blues musician, a punk rock singer, and a concert pianist.
Lady Holly Taylor, a beautiful and passionate young woman, risks her reputation when she decides to follow rake Zachary Bronson into a scandalous but satisfying partnership.
Chronicles the lives of five remarkable characters as they discover the finer points of friendship, honesty, and understanding.
Carved into a moving island of ice twice the size of the United States, Ice Station Grendel has been abandoned for more than seventy years-- or has it?
Five days ago, a homeless man on a subway platform died in agony as startled commuters looked on. Yesterday, a teenager started having violent, uncontrollable spasms in art class. Within minutes, she too was dead. Dr. Alice Austen is a medical pathologist at the Centers of Disease Control in Atlanta. What she knows is that the two deaths are connected. What she fears is that they are only the beginning.
"The bestselling author of Bowling Alone offers [an] ... examination of the American Dream in crisis--how and why opportunities for upward mobility are diminishing, jeopardizing the prospects of an ever larger segment of Americans"-- Provided by publisher.
Dr. Liam Campbell, desperate to reach his wife Mikaela after an accident that has left her in a lingering coma, contacts her ex-husband, movie star Julian True, and then must deal with the consequences when she wakes up with retrograde amnesia, remembering nothing of the past fifteen years, including her marriage and children with Liam.
Thirty-eight year old Jeremy Pauling has never left home. He lives simply on the top floor of a Baltimore rowhouse, quietly creating collages of little people snipped from wrapping paper. His elderly mother putters in the rooms below. That is, until the fall of 1960, when she dies and leaves Jeremy alone. The following spring he takes in two boarders: a young woman and her child. Mary Tell is unaware of how much courage it takes Jeremy to look her in the eye. For Jeremy, like one of his paper creations, is fragile and easily torn -- especially when he's falling in love...
Inheriting her grandfather's fabulous California Impressionist paintings, art buyer and landscape artist Lacey Quinn uncovers a murderous plot when she investigates her grandfather's past.
"There are pivotal moments in the lives of all seekers when we realize that we've been traveling on our path of growth toward happiness and fulfillment, but, simply put, we want to go faster. How we have been living, working, and loving just isn't enough or even acceptable anymore. We know we're being called to something more significant and expanded--we can feel it. At these times what's needed is not simply more change or an adjustment in our outer life, but profound transformation. We don't just want to rearrange the pieces of ourselves so that they look better temporarily. We want nothing less than rebirth. We are ready for Soul Shifts. Soul Shifts is the groundbreaking new book from New York Times best-selling author and renowned transformational teacher Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D. Now, in her most powerful offering yet--and the culmination of her life's work--Dr. De Angelis offers a practical handbook for awakening, and a brilliant revisioning of the journey of personal and spiritual transformation that will inspire and enlighten longtime seekers as well as new arrivals to the path of growth. Soul Shifts are radical, vibrational internal shifts that spontaneously and inevitably transform the way you relate to yourself, to others, and to the world. For transformation to be real and lasting, it must originate from the inside out, so that instead of trying to constantly micromanage everything, you operate from true mastery at the deepest level of who you are--the soul level. When you learn how to make these "Soul Shifts" on the inside, everything on the outside of your life shifts. Places where you've felt stuck or confused become illuminated with new clarity and understanding. Obstacles turn into possibilities, dead ends transform into doorways, and challenges convert into astonishing maps leading you to exciting new territories. all because you have made a Soul Shift. A masterful and moving teacher, Dr. De Angelis will offer you illuminating guidance and invaluable techniques for living a life of practical spirituality and making your own personal Soul Shifts. Written with Barbara De Angelis's trademark eloquence, keen insight, and compassionate wisdom, Soul Shifts takes you on nothing less than a sacred inner journey to emotional and spiritual rebirth and lasting attainment. Reading it will leave you truly and authentically uplifted and transformed"-- Provided by publisher.
In one terrifying moment, Dynah Carey's perfect life is shattered by rape, her future irrevocably altered by an unwanted pregnancy, and her doting family torn apart. Her seemingly rock-solid faith is pushed to the limits as she faces the most momentous choice of her life--to embrace or to end the untimely life within her.
Lonnie grows up caught in the middle of his beloved grandfather Homer Bannon, an old-time cattleman dedicated to the values of honesty and decency, and Hud, Homer's unscrupulous stepson.
The story of Little Nell, the beautiful child thrown into a shadowy, terrifying world, seems to belong less to the history of the Victorian novel than to folklore, fairy tale, or myth. The sorrows of Nell and her grandfather are offset by Dickens's creation of a dazzling contemporary world inhabited by some of his most brilliantly drawn characters-the eloquent ne'er-do-well Dick Swiveller; the hungry maid known as the "Marchioness"; the mannish lawyer Sally Brass; Quilp's brow-beaten mother-in-law; and Quilp himself, the lustful, vengeful dwarf, whose demonic energy makes a vivid counterpoint to Nell's purity.