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For Callie, Max was a perfect storm of desire, and she reveled in the beautiful power. Then he disappeared, and she crawled home to lick her wounds. Who knew he'd dare to show his face in her town? Max had his reasons for pursuing Callie. And, when she took all he gave and more, even better ones for leaving. But now he's back, this time for real. Only when she's back in his arms can he be sure the damning truth will stay hidden. But the truth has a way of coming out, and Max is out of second chances.
Falsely accused of rape, Lester Ballard is released from jail, and a trip to the dry-goods store, an errand to the blacksmith, and other incidents are transformed into scenes of the comic and the grotesque
Economical, easy to do and stress free, this book is for cooks who want to spend less time washing up and anyone that has little time to cook but wants to eat well!
While investigating a robbery in which an old lady is murdered and a rare watch is stolen, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace discovers he is dealing with new and ancient hatreds that center around an elderly man with a score to settle.
"A banker, investor, and Columbia Business School professor offers an insider's take on what happened to Goldman Sachs, informed by his own experience, interviews with others who worked at or with the firm, and previously unreleased research"-- Provided by publisher.
This epic novel traces the origins and history of the islands of Hawaii, from their volcanic birth, through the first arrivals of humans from Polynesia, followed by European sailors and missionaries, then Chinese and Japanese laborers, to the modern blending of cultures.
The timid doctor's wife Delia Grinstead walks away from her family, detaching herself from all that is familiar and embarking on a quixotic journey. Delia will capture your heart and make you yearn to stay a little longer in the poignant magic of her world.
Lamott explores how we find meaning and peace when life lurches out of balance; where we start again after personal and public devastation; how we recapture wholeness after loss; and how we locate our true identities in this frazzled age. We begin, Lamott says, by collecting the ripped shreds of our emotional and spiritual fabric and sewing them back together, one stitch at a time.
Two identical twin sisters - one a sexually repressed defense attorney, the other a former libertine now living a respectable life in suburbia - are about to have their darkest secrets revealed, to the men in their lives and to themselves. As one sister prepares for the thorniest trial of her career and the other fends off ominous advances from a construction worker laboring on the house next door, both find themselves pushed to the edge, and confronted by discoveries about themselves and their lovers that shock and disturb them.
Armed with secret knowledge, Juliette, now mayor of Silo 18 and her crew set out to rescue a world she hates but now understands better -- the world of the Silos with its rigid rules and terrible consequences for disobedience.
For both beginner and experienced doll enthusiasts. Learn the basics, try new techniques, and sprinkle in your own unique embellishing style.
Wily con artist Locke Lamora has come up with an ingenious scheme targeting Sinspire, a nine-story palace of gambling and all forms of debauchery in the exotic city of Tal Verrar, but somehow the con does not go as planned.
Mystery novelist Grace McCabe, impatient with the police, lures a killer to her doorstep after her sister--who had been working as a phone sex operator to save money for a custody lawyer to get her son back--is murdered, strangled with a telephone cord.
Tessa Galloway, the gardener at Barefoot Bay's new resort, begins an complicated romance with John Brown, who is in the witness protection program and needs a job and a wife in order to be reunited with his twin toddlers.
On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Breq is both more than she seems and less than she was. Years ago, she was the Justice of Toren, a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking thousands of corpse soldiers in the service of the Radch, the empire that conquered the galaxy. An act of treachery has ripped it all away, leaving her with only one fragile human body. And only one purpose--to revenge herself on Anaander Mianaai, many-bodied, near-immortal Lord of the Radch.
From 1950 through the present, this collection of work from the voice of transcendentalism and meditative mysticism for his generation celebrates the uncanny beauty of the everyday.
It is the year 1636. The United States of Europe, the new nation formed by an alliance between the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus and the West Virginians hurled back in time by a cosmic accident, is on the verge of civil war. His brain injured in the war with Poland, the USE's emperor Gustavus Adolphus is no longer in command. Enter Swedish chancellor Oxenstierna, a leader of aristocratic reaction against democracy. His goal: to assemble the forces of the hidebound ruling class in Berlin and drown the revolution in a bloodbath.
The final installment in the epic series completes the quest of Roland Deschain, who works to outmaneuver the increasingly desperate acts of his adversaries and confronts losses within his circle of companions.
"Provides a comprehensive account of the legal drama that established the 'separate but equal' doctrine. Details the postwar Reconstruction era; the legal issues involved in Plessy v. Ferguson; the spread of discriminatory Jim Crow laws; the effects of segregation on African Americans; and the efforts to overturn Plessy. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"-- Provided by publisher.
Zack Dylan will do whatever it takes to achieve a successful singing career, but as his star rises, Zack is often asked to compromise his beliefs, and just as he's on the verge of winning it all, his choices lead him to the brink of personal disaster.
Annie's life is deliciously full as the Christmas season approaches. She helps her husband, Samuel, attend to the community's minor medical needs. She occasionally assists Belinda, the local midwife, and most days, she finds herself delivering the buggy to her brother Adam. Annie's sister-in-law Leah is due to deliver their first child before Christmas morning, and Annie is determined to finish a crib quilt before the "boppli" arrives. With six weeks to go, she should have no problem, but God may have a different plan. Leah is rushed to the English hospital when the infant arrives early, and Annie discovers the Christmas quilt may hold a far greater significance than she ever imagined.