The second book to feature Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh, "A Mind To Murder "is a "superbly satisfying mystery" ("Chicago Daily News") from bestselling author P.D. James. On the surface, the Steen Psychiatric Clinic is one of the most reputable institutions in London. But when the admini..
The third installment in the classic Adam Dalgliesh mystery series, "Unnnatural Causes "is another must-read page-turner from bestselling author P.D. James, "the reigning mistress of murder" ("Time)." Maurice Seton was a famous mystery writer--but no murder he ever invented was more grisly than his ..
Hailed as "mystery at its best" by "The New York Times," " Shroud for a Nightingale "is the fourth book in bestselling author P.D. James's Adam Dalgliesh mystery series. The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays pat..
Scotland Yard Inspector Adam Dalgliesh races to solve a twisted murder in bestselling author P.D. James' classic mystery "The Black Tower, "hailed as "splendid, macabre" by the "London Sunday Telegraph" and "a masterpiece," by the "London Sunday Times." Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander..
In yet another page-turning installment in the bestselling Adam Dalgliesh mystery series from P.D. James, the reigning mistress of murder (Time), the Inspector must investigate the murder of a twisted forensic scientist and explore the dark secrets within his laboratory. When a brilliant forensic sc..
Scholars from different fields have joined forces to reexamine every aspect of the Hebrew Bible. Their research, carried out in universities and seminaries in Europe and America, has revolutionized our understanding of almost every chapter and verse. But have they killed the Bible in the process? I..
"DeLillo's most affecting novel yet...A dazzling, phosphorescent work of art."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" "The clearest vision yet of what it felt like to live through that day." --Malcolm Jones, "Newsweek" "A metaphysical ghost story about a woman alone...intimate, spare, exquisite." -..
With the conquest of New Mexico in 1598, Spanish governors, soldiers, and missionaries began their brutal subjugation of the Pueblo Indians in what is today the Southwestern United States. This oppression continued for decades, until, in the summer of 1680, led by a visionary shaman named Pope, the ..
This stunningly photographed book is just what young equestrian enthusiasts need to fuel their excitement, be they budding riders who already have their own pony or those who dream of horse ownership. The informative and inspiring text, combined with exquisite photographs, covers in detail all aspec..
"The Illustrated Bible Story by Story" is an indispensable retelling of the stories that have absorbed readers for centuries. Authenticated by a team of expert biblical scholars and historians, "The Illustrated Bible Story by Story" traces the events and places that have shaped the scriptures, book ..
From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly a..
Behind nearly every adult who is accused of a crime, becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, or who is severely mentally ill and acting out in public, there is usually at least one extremely stressed-out parent. This parent may initially react with the bad news of their adult child behaving badly with..
Dunderheads, unite A tyrannical teacher gets her just due in a delightfullysubversive, outrageously funny tale by Newbery Medal winner Paul Fleischman. Miss Breakbone hates kids. Especially the time-squandering, mindwandering, doodling, dozing dunderheads in her class. But when she confiscates Junk..
One of the best-loved children's books of all time is updated for a new generation in a beautifully designed gift edition liberally illustrated by David Roberts. The story begins when Mole abandons his spring cleaning to explore the world beyond his burrow. He scurries down to the riverbank, where h..
In love with romance novels? You're not alone Romance is today's most popular fiction genre, accounting for more than half of all mass market fiction sold. If you're looking to make a serious effort at writing a romance and getting it published in today's multifaceted markets, you need to learn as ..
Let's face it, a lot of technical documentation reads as if it had been translated into English from Venutian by a native speaker of gibberish. Which is annoying for you and expensive for the manufacturer who pays with alienated customers and soaring technical support costs. That's why good technica..
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format."CliffsNotes on Paradise Lost" retells the ..
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, surgeon John Hunter was a medical innovator, an eccentric, and the person to whom anyone who has ever had surgery probably owes his or her life. In this sensational and macabre story, we meet the surgeon who cou..
USA Today-bestselling author Roberts takes readers to the charming, snowbound town of Pine River in this irresistible holiday romance where sometimes you need to look beyond the big picture to see what really matters...
After Adam Warlock's return in 'Infinity Gauntlet', his worse half Magus wasn't far behind. The struggle for ultimate power over the universe continues when a stockpile of evil twins overwhelms the Fantastic Four, Avengers, X-Men and more. Will the universe be saved, destroyed, or both?..
It all starts with a school essay. When twelve-year-old Gratuity ("Tip") Tucci is assigned to write five pages on "The True Meaning of Smekday" for the National Time Capsule contest, she's not sure where to begin. When her mom started telling everyone about the messages aliens were sending through a..
Glen Duncan has been hailed by the Times Literary Supplement (London) as one of Britain's twenty best young novelists, alongside such writers as Hari Kunzru and Zadie Smith. His new novel, I, Lucifer -- shortlisted for the Geoffrey Faber Award -- is a satirical tour de force fueled by a scorching, h..
An expert in moral and philosophical psychology, Robert C. Roberts here develops an original, up-to-date understanding of human emotions in relation to spirituality and as a basic part of Christian moral character. With an eye on pertinent Biblical texts, Roberts explores emotions as nonsensory perc..
Julia Roberts on the red carpet at the Oscars. Lady Gaga singing Applause to worshipful fans at one of her sold-out concerts. And you and me in our Sunday best in the front row at church. What do we have in common?Chances are, says Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, that we all suffer from "vainglory" -- a k..
Day One, and already she was lying in her journal. It was 1993, Suzanne Roberts had just finished college, and when her friend suggested they hike California's John Muir Trail, the adventure sounded like the perfect distraction from a difficult home life and thoughts about the future. But she never ..
"A renowned activist recalls his childhood years in an Indian boarding school"Best known as a leader of the Indian takeover of Alcatraz Island in 1969, Adam Fortunate Eagle now offers an unforgettable memoir of his years as a young student at Pipestone Indian Boarding School in Minnesota. In this ra..
"Still the best book on improving at climbing ... worth every penny and more." -- Dave MacLeod, online climbing coach blog In full color with 52 practical training exercises designed to advance technique Detailed anatomical illustrations explain climbing physiology Includes an 85-minute DVD that sh..
Translated by Julie RoseIntroduction by Adam Gopnik In this major new rendition by the acclaimed translator Julie Rose, Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables" is revealed in its full, unabridged glory. A favorite of readers for nearly 150 years, this stirring tale of crime, punishment, justice, and redempt..
By the "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Bone Clocks "- Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize A postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of puzzles, a keen eye for character, and a taste..
This anthology collects the texts that defined the concept of biopolitics, which has become so significant throughout the humanities and social sciences today. The far-reaching influence of the biopolitical--the relation of politics to life, or the state to the body--is not surprising given its cent..
The study of human body measurements on a comparative basis is known as anthropometrics. Its applicability to the design process is seen in the physical fit, or interface, between the human body and the various components of interior space. Human Dimension and Interior Space is the first major anthr..
A 2003 LOGOS Book Award Winner An ECPA 2003 Gold Medallion Finalist The first five books of the Old Testament lay the foundation on which the rest of Scripture stands. Its great themes, epochal events and towering figures set down vectors on which the biblical story is played out. The very shape o..
Christian theologians rarely study the Old Testament in its final Hebrew canonical form, even though this was very likely the Bible used by Jesus and the early church. However, once read as a whole, the larger structure of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) provides a "wide-angle lens" through which its cont..
How are Christians to understand and undertake the discipline of psychology? This question has been of keen interest (and sometimes concern) to Christians because of the importance we place on a correct understanding of human nature. Psychology can sometimes seem disconnected from, if not antithetic..
It has been forty years since Adam Hargreaves asked his father, "What does a tickle look like?" That question inspired Roger Hargreaves to invent Mr. Tickle and all his friends in Mr. Men Land, and those quirky characters have sold millions of copies worldwide since. This anniversary edition box set..
The greatest mind in the universe imagined time. The truest judge granted Adam a choice.But it was love that gave Immanuel, "God with us."The Author would enter his own story. The Word would become flesh. He, too, would be born. He, too, would be human. He, too, would have feet and hands, tears and ..
Published in 1778, The Wealth of Nations was the first book on economics to catch the public's attention. It provides a recipe for national prosperity that has not been bettered since, based on small government and the freedom of citizens to act in their best interests. It reassuringly assumes no kn..
Beyond the Dark Veil: Post Mortem and Mourning Photography from The Thanatos Archive is a compilation of more than 120 extraordinary and haunting photographs and related ephemera documenting the practice of death and mourning photography in the Victorian Era and early twentieth century. Supplemented..
Celebrated for her innovative literary bravura, Gertrude Stein (1874 1946) settled into a bustling Paris at the turn of the twentieth century, never again to return to her native America. While in Paris, she not only surrounded herself with and tirelessly championed the careers of a remarkable group..
The serene Universal Waite Tarot is perfect for meditation and readings. The deck is a soothing, eye-appealing complement to the traditional Rider-Waite deck. The drawings of Pamela Colman Smith have been beautifully recolored by Mary Hanson-Roberts...
Here are twelve compelling biographies of some of the most powerful ministers ever to ignite the fires of revival by dynamically demonstrating the Holy Spirit's power. Roberts Liardon faithfully chronicles their lives along with their teachings, their spiritual discoveries, and many revealing photos..
Lilith is the mythological she-demon of the night known to many cultures. It is said that Adam's original consort was Lilith, and she represents the first Eve. Lilith is an archetypal part of the self, and this book helps modern men and women reconect withthis powerful energy in order to transform i..
Hahn explores the "covenant love" God reveals to us through the Scriptures and explains how God patiently reaches out to us--despite our faults and shortcomings--to restore us into relationship with his divine family. Join Hahn as he follows the high adventure of God's plan for the ages, beginning w..
One of the most extraordinary books ever published. These four volumes record the visions of the famous 19th-century Catholic mystic; Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich; a nun who was privileged to behold innumerable events of biblical times; going back all the way to the creation of the world. She witnes..
The serene Universal Waite Tarot deck and book set is perfect for meditation and readings. Drawings by Pamela Colman Smith are colored by Mary Hanson-Roberts. Complete with "The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by Arthur Edward Waite..
First issued in 1926, this is the most popular collection of apocryphal and pseudepigriphal literature ever published. Here, in one place, are the infancy gospels, the letter of Jesus to Abgarus, the Gospel of Nicodemus, the Legends of Paul and Thecla, the Epistles of Clement and Barnabus, the Sheph..
This profound question, "Who told you that you were naked?, meant much more than, "Who told you that you do not have on clothes?" From God's perspective nakedness meant so much more. It meant condemnation and deprivation to his most precious creation-mankind. Though He reconciled Adam's condition by..
This book is HUGE 8.5 X 11 Binding as big as a phone book containing 2 complete books, major articles, and a memorial pictorial of the man who for nearly two decades was the author of Temple at the Center of Time, Cydonia: The Secret Chronicles of Mars, and numerous other works, publishing original..
"The magic of innocence and the romance of hope will charm the reader." Nora Roberts"I laughed, I cried and I felt like a kid again, experiencing the magic of an unforgettable love story. Mary Alice Monroe has won a fan for life with this spectacular book." New York Times bestselling author Teresa M..
Adam and I are both going through identity crises of epic proportions as we Transition from who we were, and discover who we were meant to be. More Fae are dying, and I feel as if time is running out for us to find all of those responsible and put an end to the killings. The people I thought I could..
French Bulldogs - The Owners Guide from Puppy to Old Age is a must-have book for any responsible Frenchie owner. Expert dog whisperer, trainer and owner, Alex Seymour, writes in a fun and entertaining way about French Bulldogs while packing the book full of useful hints and tips. In addition, many t..
Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now her marr..
NATIONAL BESTSELLERA Book of the Year Selection for Inc. and Library Journal"This book picks up where The Tipping Point left off." -- Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE Nothing "goes viral." If you think a popular movie, song, or app ca..
"Last Days" (winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Horror Novel of the Year) by Adam Nevill is a "Blair Witch" style novel in which a documentary film-maker undertakes the investigation of a dangerous cult--with creepy consequencesWhen guerrilla documentary maker, Kyle Freeman, is asked to sh..
A TRANSFORMATIVE BOOK ABOUT THE LIVES WE WISH WE HAD AND WHAT THEY CAN TEACH US ABOUT WHO WE ARE All of us lead two parallel lives: the one we are actively living, and the one we feel we should have had or might yet have. As hard as we try to exist in the moment, the unlived life is an inescapable p..
One shocking afternoon, computers around the globe shut down in a viral catastrophe. At sixteen-year-old Adam Daley's high school, the problem first seems to be a typical electrical outage, until students discover that cell phones are down, municipal utilities are failing, and a few computer-free ca..
This hilarious tome from three comedy legends--Barry, Adam Mansbach, and Alan Zweibel--contains the sweetness of an apricot rugelach and all the wisdom of a matzoh ball in a guide to the inner-workings of Judaism.f Judaism...
For the dark Titan, Thanos, the Infinity Gauntlet was the Holy Grail - the ultimate prize to be coveted above all else. With it came omnipotence: the absolute control of all aspects of time, space, power, reality, the mind and the soul. But his gaining of supreme might meant the beginning of a black..
An epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields, " 1861" is Adam Goodheart's account of how the Civil War began and a second American revolution unfolded, setting Abraham Lincoln on the path to greatness and millions of slaves on the road to freedom. In this gripping and original book, Goodhe..
The controversial, long-awaited prequels to the best-selling graphic novel of all-time are finally here: 'Before Watchmen'. For over twenty years, the back stories of the now iconic characters from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon's landmark graphic novel have remained a mystery - until now Discover what..