Carnivale in Venice. . .where a moonlight rendezvous reveals a hidden world of strange pleasure. For an adventurous woman, swept up in a richly textured, glittering drama of sophisticated sexual exploration, nothing is forbidden. . . Surrender To Me Sarah Ryan is captivated by the elegance of Venice..
In this cozy mystery series opener, a young woman from Maine must rescue her family's clambake company from financial ruinand murder. Summer has come to Busmans Harbor, Maine, and tourists are lining up for a taste of authentic New England seafood, courtesy of the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Bu..
When the person you've built your whole life around is gone, what do you do? It's not the first time Abby Stone has faced the question. At eighteen, she envisioned a future with her childhood sweetheart, Charlie, only to have him go off to school and leave a pregnant Abby behind. But that pales besi..
A Storm Of ViolencePaul St. Pierre was an alcoholic driven by an urge to kill all the time. He bullied his younger brother, Chris, into committing unspeakable acts. His childhood friend, Andrew Webb, took drugs, talked to skulls, and dreamed about eating human flesh. It was only a matter of time bef..
From a Black Ops veteran and author of Deep Cover, a military thriller about a retired CIA agent forced back into action by a lethal conspiracy.Once a trained killer for the CIA, Dan Morgan has built a new life for himself. But when he receives a desperate plea from his former Black Ops partnerrepor..
When an elite US soldier turns terrorist, only one man can stop him in the New York Times bestselling author's action-packed thriller series debut. CIA agent Ryan Kealey has no time to wrestle his demons. Former US soldier Jason March, one of the worlds deadliest assassinsand Kealeys former protege..
FIRST RULE OF JOHNSTONE COUNTRY: TRUST NO ONE No one knows the dangers of driving a stagecoach better than Red Ryan. Especially when the passenger's a dead man, the payoff's a gold mine, and the last stop is death . . .SECOND RULE: WATCH YOUR BACK Red Ryan should've known this job would be trouble. ..
JOHNSTONE COUNTRY. ONE WILD RIDE.Stagecoach guard Red Ryan has managed to survive every dirty, danger-filled trail in Texas. But this time, the journey is hell on four wheels. And the next stop could be his last . . .BIG TROUBLE IN A SMALL TOWN It starts with an unusual request: ';On this trip there..
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..
"e;A Spellbinding Tale Of The Last Days Of The Confederacy."e; --David J. Eicher, author of The Longest Night In the only book to tell the definitive story of Confederate President Jefferson Davis's chase, capture, imprisonment, and release, journalist and Civil War writer Clint Johnson pain..
This is the story that Disney would never tell you. What do you do when everything in your life falls apart? If you're Chris Mitchell, you run away from home--all the way to Disney World, a place where no one ever dies--and employees, known as Cast Members, aren't allowed to frown. Mitchell shares t..
One of medicine's most remarkable therapeutic triumphs was the discovery of insulin in 1921. The drug produced astonishing results, rescuing children and adults from the deadly grip of diabetes. But as Chris Feudtner demonstrates, the subsequent transformation of the disease from a fatal condition i..
Americans preach egalitarianism, but democracy makes it hard for minorities to win. Changing Minds, If Not Hearts explores political strategies that counteract the impulse of racial majorities to think about racial issues as a zero-sum game, in which a win for one group means a loss for another. Jam..
In his latest collection, Hummingbirds Between the Pages, prizewinning Irish essayist Chris Arthur muses on subjects ranging from Charles Darwin's killing of a South American fox to the carnal music sounding in a statue of the Buddha, from how Egyptian seashells contain echoes of World War II t..
In Literary Afrofuturism in the Twenty-First Century, eminent contributors pay tribute to Afrofuturism as a powerful and evolving aesthetic practice that communicates the experience of science, technology, and race across centuries, continents, and cultures. While Ryan Coogler and Janelle ..
Editor Chris Highland pairs 60 insightful Muir quotes with selections from other celebrated thinkers and spiritual texts. Take this pocket-size guide with you on backpacks, nature hikes, and camping trips...
Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using the latest advancements in military technology, the world's superpowers battle it out on ..
IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS.You are standing in a room filled with books, faced with a difficult decision. Suddenly, one with a distinctivecover catches your eye. It is a groundbreaking anthology of short stories from award-winning writers and game-industry titans who have embarked on a qu..
Students are often overwhelmed by the amount of information presented in the introductory financial accounting course, while instructors often want their students to better grasp the big picture. Fundamentals of Financial Accounting Concepts delivers a unique approach to building accounting skills w..
Learning Financial Accounting can often feel like learning a foreign language to students, in particular when terminology and procedure is piled on before core concepts are truly mastered. Introductory Financial Accounting for Business is an innovative approach that emphasizes critical thinking over..
Mental illness loves to tell lies. One of those lies is that you really should be able to manage what you're struggling with. Pastor and psychotherapist Ryan Casey Waller says no. Mental health issues are not a symptom of a spiritual failing or insufficient faith; rather, suffering is the very thing..
The mine is an impartial killer.Lieutenant-Commander David Masters, haunted by a split second glimpse of the mine that destroyed his first and only command, H. M. Submarine Tornado, now defuses 'the beast' on land and teaches the same deadly science to others who too often die in the attempt.Lieuten..
Chris Paget's well ordered world is blown apart by his love for his assistant, Terri, in the sequel to Degree of Guilt. Terri's ex husband, Ricky, is determined to destroy them both and instigates a child custody battle for Terri's four-year old daughter, accusing Terri of neglect and Paget's teenag..
In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political..
Kelly Ann is all loved-up with her gorgeous soulmate, Chris, so there's no way she's going to let her attraction for the dark and dangerous new boy at school go any further. OK, so he rides a cool Harley Davidson motorbike, plays in a cool band and has dedicated a song to her. But she's not going to..
'You're hired. ' A super-successful businessman, the only thing Ryan Storm can't quite get a handle on is his six-year-old daughter, Mariah. He can't give her the one thing she really wants - a mum. But he can hire the next best thing...Pregnant, widowed Kelsey Mason isn't Ryan's idea of the perfect..
As the "e;oracle of dating,"e; Kayla is supposed to have all the answers about love and relationships. She's supposed to have the perfect relationship. But now that Jared is "e;taking a step back,"e; Kayla feels like a total fraud. So the expert on dating starts taking her own reboun..
Returning from a charity cycle ride through the Himalayas, Simone is determined to finally deal with the dreadful secret she's kept, and move on with her life.Until the diary into which she poured her troubled heart is lost- and found by billionaire journalist Ryan Tanner. Simone's never been able t..
The trail had gone cold in Major Colin Fairfax's highstakes murder investigation. Then danger struck...and he took a bullet for a feisty redhead who had information on his brother's killer. Maggie Ryan assaulted his senses with her potent beauty, yet Colin's hackles rose when he realized the P.I. wa..
THE HAVEN WITHIN...With his darkly handsome looks and edgy attitude, Officer Cullen Ryan could spark a woman's deepest fantasies. He'd never looked at brainy, virginal Dr. Elizabeth Douglas that way. But when the former town outcast strode into the room where Elizabeth had found a body, her heart be..
Her school reunion was just an excuse.New Christian Ivy Villard really returned to Eden, Oklahoma, to reconcile with her father, her sister...and Ryan Jeffords, the high school boy she left behind. Ivy chased adventure in the big city, but she's learned her lesson.Of all her mistakes, there's nothin..
THE DAVIS LANDING OBSERVER THE GOSSIP GURU is back with more news. Seems intrepid reporter Felicity Simmons, at rival newspaper The Davis Landing Dispatch, is being threatened by someone who is not happy with her articles. Your faithful source hears that police officer Chris Hamilton, the only famil..
In the midst of a chaotic midnight assembly, Sunshine is forced outside into the darkness.Holding a scrap of paper scrawled with a stranger's name and address, Sunny grasps the hands of her three small children and begins her escape. Liesel Albright has dreamed of starting a family. She never bargai..
Lynx shifter Farah has never been interested in limiting herself to a single mate, though she's instinctively drawn to the unrestrained lust of The Wild, her people's mating time.She's particularly aroused by the sight of two men pleasuring a female together. But as she gives in to her desire with R..
FROM HERE TO PATERNITY The heat is on... and so is their marriage! Ryan Kincaid doesn't like being told what to do. When his grandfather pressures him to marry and introduces him to a suitable bride, Ryan is furious. Devon Franklin is the most argumentative, grasping female he's ever met! So what if..
BACHELOR BATTALION ASSIGNMENT: FATHERHOOD! Captain Jeff Ryan fought a lot of battles as a marine. But daddy duty was his toughest assignment ever! When an infant was left on his doorstep, Jeff called in reinforcements - and temporary nanny Laura Morgan marched into his life. Suddenly, lovely Laura w..
The Archers Archives celebrates 60 years of the nation's favourite radio drama - looking back at the most dramatic events to happen over 16,000 episodes, complete with cast and crew interviews. Relive the defining moments in Archers history, from the devastating 1955 stables fire and the 1957 Tom Fo..
'Pure suspense, where past and present collide with chilling results.' Erin Kelly'A hugely entertaining, fast-paced thriller.' Caz Frear'It's a pitch-perfect blend of ghostly terror and pacey thriller' Catherine Ryan Howard]Dark, spooky and brilliantly plotted, the perfect read for dark winter night..
Love Can Change You. . .For Eternity. . .Tom Kyd has smoldering eyes, a sculpted body, and supernatural staying power--even for a vampire. He also thinks he knows best about everything--including how to figure out who Angela Ryan was before he and his clan rescued her from a mysterious attack that s..
A knowing wink. . .a smile that tugs at the heartstrings. . .a mind-blowing kiss. In this unforgettable collection of stories, four women have a second chance to rekindle an old spark. . .The Apple Orchard by Cathy LambWhen an injury lands Allie Pelletier in the emergency room, she comes face-to-fac..
Acclaimed as a "e;gifted, courageous writer"e;(The New York Times), Chris Adrian brings all his extraordinary talents to bear in The Great Night-a brilliant and mesmerizing retelling of Shakespeare's "e;A Midsummer Night's Dream."e;On Midsummer Eve 2008, three people, each on the run..
The slaughter of newly liberated African Americans just days before a Reconstruction Era election is recounted in this true crime history.Louisiana, 1868. With the Civil War over, a victorious Ulysses S. Grant was riding a wave of popularity straight to the White House. But former Confederates acros..
At numerous times throughout the year, thousands of people gather along the banks of the River Severn in Gloucestershire to see one of the wonders of the natural world. A combination of geography and high tides coincide to create the Severn Bore, a rare phenomenon and one of only about sixty river b..
The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum in the city's historic docks contains a unique collection of objects spanning the centuries. In this book, the museum's director, Chris Chatterton, has selected 100 key objects and describes their place in the military history of the county and country. From ..
What happens when there is almost unlimited choice? When everything becomes available to everyone? And when the combined value of the millions of items that only sell in small quantities equals or even exceeds the value of a handful of best-sellers?In this ground-breaking book, Chris Anderson shows ..
BOSNIA...NORTHERN IRELAND...IRAQ...AFGHANISTAN...For the past twenty years, some of the most dangerous places on earth. And for Major Chris Hunter, just some of the places where he has defused bombs in his ceaseless battle against terrorism and the bombmakers.This is the story of a teenager with no ..
Big Sky is narrated by a mute called Jimmy Mack. A good man who has to do bad things, he has spent his childhood in and out of children's homes. A kind of benign Fagin figure, he is the head of a family of similarly disaffected youths living on the North-East English coast. Surviving on a diet of..
Wayne Johnston is Canada's Roddy Doyle"e; Anne-Marie McDonald, author of Fall Down on Your KneesYoung Draper Doyle Ryan lives in a most peculiar household. His relations, proudly eccentric and passionately Catholic, run a rather shabby newspaper, a funeral home, a convent and an orphanage. When ..
AN OLD ENEMYPoland, 1945. A special Evacuation Kommando arrives at the Wencleslas Mine, site of the Nazis most secret weapon development project. A device known as Die Glocke is removed from the subterranean factory, loaded on to a transport aircraft and spirited out of war-ravaged Europe. No witne..
This is the tie-in book to a two part BBC 1 documentary series to be screened at 9.00pm in October and which will end on the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October. Chris Terrill is famous for his fly on the wall documentaries which have been watched by millions and received wide cri..
Kelly Ann has only just come to her senses and realised that G, the boy she's fancied all year, is a total nerd and Chris, the boy next door who's been in love with her all year, is actually the man for her. But does that mean she'll live happily ever after with Chris, discovering the joys of sex an..
'WHO WANTS TO WATCH OTHER PEOPLE SCORE ALL THE GOALS?'Chris is a goalscorer - but his life is a mess. He's falling out with everyone: his dad, his teachers, even his best mate. The only thing that akes him feel good is banging the ball into the back of the net. He certainly doesn't want to play in d..
"e;You're a frog, Ryan James, you're a frog. Slimy and jumpy, bug-eyed and lumpy . . ."e;Abigail is thrilled when she discovers that she's a witch - at last she can get her own back on her bullying classmate, Ryan.With help from her pet rat, Gnasher, Abigain turns Ryan into a frog, but that'..
For Black, a mural artist in East L.A., the city's tumbledown landscape is his canvas. Residing in a ramshackle apartment above 'The Ugly Store', he lives for his art and obsesses over Sweet Girl, the transvestite stripper who serves as his muse. Black navigates life alongside the Los Angeles River,..
How to reinvent your career - and work for as long as you want Have you accumulated plenty of wisdom and experience, but others think you're all washed up? Perhaps you're bored with your current work but not sure what's next. Don't panic! Work reinvention expert Joanna Maxwell shows you how to refre..
'Dervla McTiernan has rocked the crime fiction world with good reason. Taut, tense and darkly addictive. A treat for lovers of fine crime writing.' - Candice Fox Being brilliant has never been this dangerous ...When Dr Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit and run outside Galway Universit..
Drinking Japan the first practical Japan travel guide in English, to depict Japan's bars and alcoholic beverages. Author Chris Bunting goes to tremendous lengths to present Japan's best bars and alcoholic drinks. You will be prepared for your trip with detailed profiles of Japans finest sake, shochu..
Southeastern Geographer VOLUME 54, NUMBER 2 : SUMMER 2014 Table of Contents Cover Art The Buddha Abides in Mississippi Mark M. Miller Introduction to Southeastern Geographer, Volume 54, Number 2 Carl A. Reese and David M. Cochran Part I: Papers The Geography of Non-Earned Income in the Piedmont Mega..
In the nineteenth century, the colonial territories of California and Hawai'i underwent important cultural, economic, and ecological transformations influenced by an unlikely factor: cows. The creation of native cattle cultures, represented by the Indian vaquero and the Hawaiian paniolo, demonstrate..
Through the life of Benjamin Ryan Tillman (1847-1918), South Carolina's self-styled agrarian rebel, this book traces the history of white male supremacy and its discontents from the era of plantation slavery to the age of Jim Crow.As an anti-Reconstruction guerrilla, Democratic activist, South Carol..