"e;To discover who rules, follow the gold."e; This is the argument of Golden Rule, a provocative, pungent history of modern American politics. Although the role big money plays in defining political outcomes has long been obvious to ordinary Americans, most pundits and scholars have virtuall..
Not since the printing press has a media object been as celebrated for its role in the advancement of knowledge as the scientific journal. From open communication to peer review, the scientific journal has long been central both to the identity of academic scientists and to the public legitimacy of ..
"e;Chicago is a tale of two cities,"e; headlines declare. This narrative has been gaining steam alongside reports of growing economic divisions and diverging outlooks on the future of the city. Yet to keen observers of the Second City, this is nothing new. Those who truly know Chicago know t..
The six research studies in Volume 32 of Tax Policy and the Economy analyze the U.S. tax and transfer system, in particular its effects on revenues, expenditures, and economic behavior. First, James Andreoni examines donor advised funds, which are financial vehicles offered by investment houses to p..
In 1992, Dr. Ross A. Slotten signed more death certificates in Chicago-and, by inference, the state of Illinois-than anyone else. As a family physician, he was trained to care for patients from birth to death, but when he completed his residency in 1984, he had no idea that many of his future patien..
Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest tennis player ever, a man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented number one world ranking for 286 weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible a record-setting fourteen Grand Slam titles. While his more vocal rivals sometimes grabbed the head..
From the restaurateur and television personality Alex Hitz comes this cookbook of more than 175 all-time favorite Southern dishes. In My Beverly Hills Kitchen, Hitz blends the home cooking of his mother's Atlanta kitchen with lessons he learned from some of the world's great chefs and hosts to come ..
"e;Coaching Positively is the book that the coaching profession needed. The growing positive psychology evidence base has a multitude of applications to coaching, and Matt Driver shows us exactly how in this superb book. Blending narrative case examples with masterly insights from the empirical ..
JAMES AND ALEX have barely anything in common anymoreleast of all their experiences in high school, where James is a popular senior and Alex is suddenly an outcast. But at home, there is Henry, the precocious 10-year-old across the street, who eagerly befriends them both. And when Alex takes up runn..
William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist"e;One of the best young adult books I've read in years."e;--Pat ConroyAt the beginning of his junior year at a boys' boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When questioned, Alex and his friend Glenn, who..
Draw the Human Figure Anywhere, Anytime For today's in-demand comic creators, animators, video game artists, concept designers, and more, being able to quickly draw the human figure in a variety of action-packed poses is a requirement. But what do you do if you don't have models or photographic refe..
In 1838, settlers moving west forced the great Cherokee Nation, and their chief John Ross, to leave their home land and travel 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. An epic story of friendship, war, hope, and betrayal...
';Strikingly original' is how Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series, describes Monkey Wars.';Kurti draws from history to deliver a powerful allegory . . . [and] keeps this effective, memorable tale rooted in reality.' Publishers Weekly, StarredReviewSustain the weak. Destroy the strong. ..
In the modern world we are becoming bombarded by craft. Hand-made tools, artisan breads and craft beers are all part of a pantheon of goods designed to appeal to our earthier selves, our sense of tradition, quality and luxury, all brought together through a personal touch - objects to savour in a wo..
As one of the most ancient in the Argeneau clan, Cale Valens has given up on finding a life mate. His friends and family, however, have not. In fact, they believe they've finally found his perfect match. Getting them together, however, requires one little white lie ...Alexandra Willan is in a panic...
From the pilgrims to Las Vegas, hippie communes to the smart city, utopianism has shaped American landscapes. The Puritan small town was the New Jerusalem. Thomas Jefferson dreamed of rational farm grids. Reformers tackled slums through crusades of civic architecture. To understand American space, A..
In the late 1800s India seemed to be left behind by the Industrial Revolution. Today there are many technological Indians around the world but relatively few focus on India's problems. Ross Bassett-drawing on a database of every Indian to graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology throu..
Revealing an Italian Renaissance beyond Michelangelo and the Medici, Sarah Gwyneth Ross recovers the experiences of everyday people who were inspired to pursue humanistic learning. Physicians were often the most avid professionals seeking to earn the respect of their betters, advance their families,..
Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, li..
The ultimate insider look at the newest titans of techand what you can learn from their successIn 2007, twenty-one-year old David Karp launched Tumblr, a simple micro-blogging platform, on a whim. By 2012, it had become one of the top ten online destinations, drawing 170 million visitors. By 2013, Y..
***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER***'Immensely exciting and atmospheric' ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH'Move over Rebus' Daily Mail'Exciting, pacy, authentic' ANGELA MARSONS'Convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing' The Times Whether you've read them all or whether you're discovering this bestsell..
In the new edge-of-your seat thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Alex Kava, Ryder Creed, his K9 search-and-rescue dogs and FBI agent Maggie O'Dell find themselves at the centre of a dire and mysterious case. In Chicago, a young man jumps from his thirtieth-storey hotel room; along the Mi..
Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he's decided to invent his own ... and get them into the dictionary. But, as Alex discovers, gaining entry into the official lexicon takes more than just a gentle word in the ear of the editor. Evidence is required - Alex needs proof that ..
Detective Sergeant Alex Gregory has found herself prisoner on the slave island run by the mysterious Healthglow corporation. With the outside world convinced she is dead, she is set to join a specially chosen group of slaves on the way to South America and begin a life of toil and torment as a workh..
In Amy Garvey's sexy new collection, Mr. Right actually shows up--but, wouldn't you know it, with some deadly complications. . . "e;My Love Life is Killing Me"e; Recent divorcee Alex Ramsay is ready to plunge back into the dating pool, and Matt Crawford looks like one sexy splash of a blind ..
In his ongoing quest for great sex--and maybe, just maybe something more--Alex has had enough rock-hard men, anonymous hook-ups, and kinky parties to make his blog, www.thegreatcockhunt.com, worth all the attention it's been getting. Now Alex pens his first novel, taking his blog fans back to his &q..
In this compelling, heartfelt novel from the bestselling author of Tuscan Holiday and The Friends We Keep, a family reunited for the holidays explores the price of secrets, the power of regret, and the choices that can change everything. . . The Rowans' rambling Maine farmhouse is just big enough to..
From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracywhich left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . .It was one of the FBI's biggest secrets: a senior executive with America's most politically ..
"e;The Savage Breed unfolds with a rush in a time and place rarely visited by the average Western writer. Randy Denmon takes the reader down a suspenseful trail to a near forgotten period in this rousing story of war, love and revenge."e; --True West Magazine Across The River. . .And Into He..
Fans of Vince Flynn and Lee Child rejoice! It's time for your next action hero.Lieutenant Faraz Abdallah is willing to do anything for his country, but this time, his ultimate patriot mission will take him into the belly of the beast.and right into the heart of the Taliban.Written with authentic det..
An estimated one billion people around the globe live with a disability; this number grows exponentially when family members, friends, and care providers are included. Various countries and international organizations have attempted to guard against discrimination and secure basic human rights for t..
The decade that followed James Stockdale's seven and a half years in a North Vietnamese prison saw his life take a number of different turns, from a stay in a navy hospital in San Diego to president of a civilian college to his appointment as a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution. In th..
Maryann DAgincourts stunning novel in sketches follows Jocelyn from childhood to middle age, starting at the moment in her youth when she first hears the name of the mysterious Canadian painter, Alex Martaine, whispered by her parents. Each of them-Jocelyn, her art-loving mother, and her literary fa..
Ann Davila Cardinal's Five Midnights is a "e;wickedly thrilling"e; (William Alexander) and "e;flat-out unputdownable"e; (Paul Tremblay) novel based on the el Cuco myth set against the backdrop of modern day Puerto Rico.2019 Digital Book World Award Winner for best Suspense/Horror Boo..
Corporate Finance, by Ross, Westerfield, Jaffe, and Jordan emphasizes the modern fundamentals of the theory of finance, while providing contemporary examples to make the theory come to life. The authors aim to present corporate finance as the working of a small number of integrated and powerful intu..
The fourth novel in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George seriesEach book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Talyton St George,..
It was the end of term at Our Glorious School. Most of the pupils were preparing to return home; some were going away on a geography field trip. But for five members of the sixth form, it sounded more fun to embark upon what their friend and mentor Martyn called 'an experiment with real life' - to s..
She liked safe...and there was nothing safe about Alex...Practical single mum Holly had her feet firmly on the ground. Except when it came to Alex. Fifteen years ago he'd stirred her passion. But she'd been too afraid to trust her future to him. Now Alex was back, coaching her son's football team an..
The secret love-childDani Buchanan is looking for her father. When he turns out to be a smooth-talking senator running for president, she's horrified! And then the tabloids get hold of the story... The perfect wife Katherine Canfield's glossy exterior hides a heart-breaking secret - she can't give h..
Inexperienced secretary - bedded by the boss! Ruthless businessman Ross Dalgowan has discovered the woman he bedded is already married - he's furious! Cautious Cathy was just trying to help out her brother by posing as his wife, but now she's in over her head. The stranger she spent one perfect nigh..
DAMSEL IN DISTRESS - ON HIS DOORSTEP!Alex Reynolds's soul is shaped by his father's cruelty and tortured by a mountain of regrets. A man with a heart as unreachable as his deserves to live out the rest of his days alone on his Texas ranch. Then a damsel in distress interrupts his isolation with a ch..
As an experienced search-and-rescue tracker, Alex Gray had solved his share of mysteries.But beneath his cool Lakota demeanor, Alex was running from his own dark secrets...including a traumatic family history that connected him to a killer. Now someone from his past had returned to play a deadly gam..
Billionaire Alex Dalton needs to find the fiery redhead who'd given him the hottest night of his life.Was Julie the mother who had left a baby on the Dalton doorstep? Alex needs Julie's DNA to determine if the father is him or his twin brother.But when she refuses to co-operate, Alex vows to tempt h..
Mills & Boon are proud to present a thrilling digital collection of all Sharon Kendrick's novels and novellas for us to celebrate the publication of her amazing 100th book! Many of these books are available as e books for the first time.From secretary...Shy secretary Ursula O'Neil found the right ma..
"e;I don't believe in dicing with danger... "e;But when top model Alysha Jones signed an exclusive contract with Lozier Cosmetics, her life became positively hazardous. Ross Elliot - the man whose casual seduction she'd nearly fallen for years before - was handling the new campaign! Alysha w..
Scandals! Have you heard the latest? Don't tell anyone, but... . As far as Cal Forrester is concerned, Alexandra Sherwood is one step away from being a loose woman. It doesn't seem to stop him wanting her, though! Because she's a model, he seems to think that she's fair game for anyone wanting a tem..
'Another exquisite read from Louise Douglas . . . I wanted to lose myself in the narrative... and I did.' Milly JohnsonThe thrilling and unmissable Richard & Judy pick from the bestselling author of The House by the Sea and The Secrets by the Lake. A chance encounter: Sarah is immediately drawn to d..
Jealousy and greed form a deadly alliance in the highly charged world of international showjumping.Ross Wakelin, a talented American rider with a chequered past, has come to England hoping for a fresh start. But soon after he arrives at Oakley Manor yard he learns that all is not as it seems. Bellbo..
Explore the wilder side of New York Times bestselling authors Linda Lael Miller and JoAnn Ross in four steamy short stories . . . One Last Weekend College sweethearts Teague and Joanna Darby never imagined they'd end up on the brink of divorce. But when a ferry strike leaves them stranded together a..
Vow Of GoldSworn to support King Edward, Sir Alex de Beaumont had to leave his new bride on their wedding night to fight in the Crusades. Captured and left to languish in a lonely prison, the warrior knight is kept alive by the memory of love--and of Lady Katherine's innocent passion as she cried ou..
Four bestselling authors share captivating tales of Christmas romance to make your holidays merry and bright. ';Silver Bells' by Fern Michaels For years, movie star Amy Lee wondered what it would be like to leave her shallow Hollywood life and go back home to Apple Valley, Pennsylvania. This Christm..
Two strangers unite to save an innocent childand perhaps the worldin this romantic thriller by the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of No Way Out. When Manhattan editor Dani Arnold she impulsively comes to the aid of a lost child, she finds herself plunged into a mystery more dangerous than anyth..
Ghosts, a curse, secrets--a perfect mix. --Hannah HowellChristmas in the Highlands. . .Not any dashing English lord's idea of a good time. But now that Lord Alexander Mallory has won a Scottish estate in a hand of cards, he is the unlikely laird of the wild, snowy Bonniebroch. Worse yet, the ancient..
A Georgia woman inherits her hometown's run-down airport, and a shot at lovefrom the USA Todaybestselling author of the Monroe Series. At eighteen, Olivia Daniels left Haven, Georgia, behind and never looked back. Doggedly climbing the corporate ladder, she's finally nearing the top when her father..
It is the most desolate place in the universe. With a surface blasted by temperatures hotter than any oven and an atmosphere heavy with sulphur, months from Earth by even the fastest spacecraft, Venus remains almost unknown even after a century of space travel. But Alex Humphries, son of ruthless ..
In 1851 G.&J. Burns sold their West Highland steamer services to David Hutcheson & Co. One of the conditions of the sale was that Hutcheson take on David MacBrayne, a nephew of the Burns brothers, as a junior partner. When David Hutcheson retired in 1878, David MacBrayne, at the age of sixty-five, t..
Welcome to a world of eccentric happenings in local football. These tales are mad but true. They are local but are sure to contain generic appeal by dint of the fact that such tales could reflect the game's evolution in many localities. Such generic appeal might also be enjoyed by supporters of any ..
The drama of the Lancashire countryside combined with some of the most powerful diesel and electric locomotives to be found anywhere in Britain. Ross Taylor's photographs cover every aspect of diesel and electric traction in Lancashire, hauling both passenger and goods trains. The types, classes o..
Hour after hour of practice in the park close to his East London home set David Beckham on the road to becoming one of the world's best-known sportsmen. An integral part of Manchester United's Class of '92 and Treble-winning team of 1999, he reluctantly left the club for Real Madrid after falling ou..
After being built in and around 1989, the Class 60 diesel locomotives were built for heavy goods trains mainly used on Class 6 or 7 workings. Nicknamed 'Tugs' by rail enthusiasts, there were 100 of the class made, and these were split down into sectors such as coal, petroleum, metals and constructio..