Shaken to the Core

One Woman's Fight for Truth and Recovery in the Face of Abuse and Betrayal

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Author: C. J. Rock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781583741627

Category: Adult child abuse victims

Page: 224

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Shaken to the Core

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Author: Jae

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783955336622

Category:

Page: 386

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Kate Winthrop, the only child of a wealthy shipping magnate, has the course of her life charted for her by her parents. She's expected to marry well and produce a successor to the Winthrop empire. But Kate has a very different path in mind. Her true passion lies with photography-and with women. Alone in the city after losing her brother, Sicilian immigrant Giuliana Russo starts working for the Winthrops as a maid. Despite their different social status, Kate and Giuliana become friends, much to the dismay of Kate's parents. As the connection between the two women grows, a devastating earthquake hits San Francisco and ignites fires that sweep through the city for three days and nights. Will the disaster shatter their tentative feelings for each other, or will they find the courage to save each other's lives-and their hearts? Join Kate and Giuliana on a journey of danger and discovery in the action-packed historical romance Shaken to the Core, set against the backdrop of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

The Vault

An Inspector Wexford Novel

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Author: Ruth Rendell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451624093

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS In the stunning climax to Rendell’s classic 1998 novel A Sight for Sore Eyes, three bodies—two dead, one living—are entombed in an underground chamber beneath a picturesque London house. Twelve years later, the house’s new owner pulls back a manhole cover, and discovers the vault—and its grisly contents. Only now, the number of bodies is four. How did somebody else end up in the chamber? And who knew of its existence? With their own detectives at an impasse, London police call on former Kingsmarkham Chief Inspector Wexford, now retired and living with his wife in London, to advise them. Wexford, missing the thrill of a good case, jumps at the chance to sleuth once again. His dogged detective skills and knack for figuring out the criminal mind take him to London neighborhoods, posh and poor, as he follows a complex trail leading back to the original murders a decade ago. But just as the case gets hot, a devastating family tragedy pulls Wexford back to Kingsmarkham, and he finds himself transforming from investigator into victim. Ingeniously plotted, The Vault is a “masterful” (The Seattle Times) sequel to A Sight for Sore Eyes that will satisfy both longtime Wexford fans and new Rendell readers alike.

I Forgot to Cry

Breast Cancer and How One Woman Embraced Her Journey to Healing

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Author: Claudean Nia Robinson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475919395

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 96

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Although a diagnosis of breast cancer is certain to be frightening and life-changing, with faith and support of family, friends, and support groups, it’s possible to come through triumphant on the other side. In her new memoir, I Forgot to Cry, Claudean Nia Robinson shares her personal breast cancer journey in 2008. Her story is about how she embraced the journey —despite the heartache and challenges that developed along the way. Learning and growing from those challenges was an integral part of the healing process. Being surrounded by her loving family and friends, day in and out, was also an important part of her recovery. This journey allowed her to trust and have more faith in herself and God at a much deeper level. Having come through such an experience, Claudean decided to use her passion and purpose to inspire and encourage cancer patients and survivors as they were working to achieve their wellness. Through this journey, she learned not to count the years in her life but the life in her years that creates a brighter tomorrow.

The Secret Life of Houdini

The Making of America's First Superhero

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Author: William Kalush,Larry Sloman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743298500

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 604

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Handcuff King. Escape Artist. International Superstar. Since his death eighty-eight years ago, Harry Houdini’s life has been chronicled in books, in film, and on television. Now, in this groundbreaking biography, renowned magic expert William Kalush and bestselling writer Larry Sloman team up to find the man behind the myth. Drawing from millions of pages of research, they describe in vivid detail the passions that drove Houdini to perform ever-more-dangerous feats, his secret life as a spy, and a pernicious plot to subvert his legacy. The Secret Life of Houdini traces the arc of the master magician’s life from desperate poverty to worldwide fame—his legacy later threatened by a group of fanatical Spiritualists led by esteemed British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Initiating the reader along the way into the arcane world of professional magic, Kalush and Sloman decode a life based on deception, providing an intimate and riveting portrayal of Houdini, the man and the legend.

The Daddy And The Baby Doctor

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Author: Kristin Morgan

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459266498

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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FOLLOW THAT BABY MUCH ADO ABOUT BABIES Amanda Lucas delivered soft, sweet-smelling babies and soothed anxious moms-to-be. She did not break patient confidences—not even for strong, sensually appealing sweet talkers like Sam Arquette…. The single dad wanted information on a missing mom-to-be…and he made it clear he wanted Amanda, too. And though she remained resistant where her patient was concerned, Amanda felt herself falling under Sam's spell. But for a woman who'd given up on dreams, could a ready-made family be just what this doctor needed? A wealthy dynasty…a pregnant mom on the run. For fast-paced excitement by five fabulous authors…FOLLOW THAT BABY next month in Silhouette Desire…

A Spiritual Awakening

How To Respond To The Emerging Hunger For God

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Author: Tommy Zito

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 0768492505

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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THIS BOOK WILL RELEASE YOU TO DO THE WILL OF GOD FOR YOUR LIFE! In A Spiritual Awakening, revivalist Tommie Zito releases Christians to do the will of God with fearless faith. With years of successful evangelism to his credit, the author boldly decries the state of the Sunday morning ritual: The voice of the Lord is relegated to pointless sermons and denominational drivel. Religion has paralyzed the passion and desire of the believer to do the will of God. The Church is suffocating under the spirit of slumber, while believing all is well. BUT THERE IS HOPE--YOU! You and millions like you have the call, the passion and the desire to do what religion and its accompanying litany of legalism can never accomplish. You can change the world, your country, your city, your neighborhood, your home. Zito calls on believers to the last-day Church's mandate to be a "house of prayer," if it is to move in an anointing which will make the world take notice of the Most High God. Zito notes, "A church bulletin contains more social activities and outings than times set aside to really pray and seek the Father's face." The power of the Holy Spirit awaits all those who will respond to the burden of this book: to shake off religious irrelevancy and to do the will of God despite all opposition.

The One Year Bible TLB

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 1414376421

Category: Bibles

Page: 1200

View: 364

The number-one-selling annual reading Bible, The One Year Bible, helps you read the entire Bible in as little as 15 minutes a day, with daily readings from the Old Testament, the New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs. The One Year Bible divides God’s Word into an achievable, unforgettable devotional experience. This e-book edition features The Living Bible, celebrating 40 years and over 40 million lives touched. As a paraphrase of the entire Bible, it makes the Scriptures understandable and accessible to the modern reader. The e-book edition includes hyperlinks at the beginning of each month and day to aid navigation.

The Message//REMIX

The Bible in Contemporary Language

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 1612919774

Category: Bibles

Page: 1856

View: 4088

Aha moments await you. Open up the REMIX and find them for yourself. The Message//REMIX presents the Bible in stirring clarity, bringing its deep truths into focus for first-time and long-time readers alike. Unlike any other Bible, the //REMIX’s unique design reveals that what’s inside is something special. Surprising readers with its vivid language, The Message compels readers to pause, reflect, and recognize their own lives from a new perspective—God’s perspective. Don’t let your Scripture reading settle into a sleepy routine. Experience the power of God’s voice in the language of today. Come and delight in the passion and personality that fill God’s Word.

To God’S Glory

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Author: Faye M. Thompson

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465326642

Category: Religion

Page: 73

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A collection of God inspired poems, written about events in my life. Some written about family and friends, some are words the Lord has given me, or dreams I have had. I believe my poems can help people that are hurting from life's trials. Furthermore, much of what I have written is revelation from our Lord that I have received personally. Friends say that my poems make them think about how they are responding to different life situations. Some really get ministered to by reading my work. My poetry touches peoples hearts where they need to be healed, they can relate. God reveals answers to life if we will only listen.

The Arts in Medical Education

A Practical Guide

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Author: Elaine Powley,Roger Higson

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781857756265

Category: Medical

Page: 140

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Accompanying CD-ROM contains chapter 5. Sound Sense.

Welcome to the Real World

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Author: Carole Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405523689

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Fern has the voice of an angel but as an underpaid barmaid and pub singer, she's going nowhere fast. Then she enters the TV talent show Fame Game and this could be her big break. But then, things are never that simple. Evan David's exquisite tones have enthralled opera buffs throughout the world. Everyone around him panders to his every need but what he really needs now is a break - from everything. Two worlds collide when Fern becomes Evan's assistant and neither is prepared for the dramatic effect they have on each other. Something happens when they're together, and it's more than just music . . .

Hunger

A Poetic Journey Through Anorexia Nervosa

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Author: Katie Lawrence

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1453592121

Category: Poetry

Page: 111

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Hunger: A Poetic Journey through Anorexia Nervosa is a compilation of poems and other writings that came about during my Poetry Therapy over the last two years. It delves into the inner workings of anorexia nervosa and the agony of struggling with this addiction. It is a work in progress as I continue to struggle, but have found that my life has been uplifted through the use of poetry as a way to voice the words that never could be spoken. It is my hope that my journey can help others who deal with eating disorders and come to a place of peace and wellness.

Milord's Highland Captive - A Short Historical Romance

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Author: Kate Harper

Publisher: Kate Harper

ISBN: 1465706747

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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While Ailsa expects to be bartered into marriage to strengthen her clan's position, she never expected to be sold into the bed of an Englishman, even if it will bring peace to their warring borderlands. But escaping Lord Deverell, who is clearly delighted with his highland bride, may prove harder than leaving her beloved home behind for he is not a man to be ignored, especially in the bedroom. - 12330 words.

The Message

The Bible in Contemporary Language

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 1617479314

Category: Bibles

Page: 1728

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The Message is a reading Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by scholar, pastor, author, and poet Eugene Peterson. Thoroughly reviewed and approved by twenty biblical scholars, The Message combines the authority of God’s Word with the cadence and energy of conversational English. What makes The Message the best reading Bible? Discover for yourself. Feel the impact of a Bible translated into conversational English. Find passages with The Message’s unique verse-numbered paragraphs. See the big picture with “The Story of the Bible in Five Acts,” alongside handcrafted timelines and charts. Come and delight in the unexpected passion and personality that fill God’s Word.

The Secrets Club: No Match for Dani

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Author: Chris Higgins

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141966955

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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The third book in the popular The Secrets Club series by author Chris Higgins, for pre-teen girls. The Secrets Club - Alice, Tash, Dani and Lissa in their first year at secondary. These girls are forging new friendships, facing fears and finding their way. Should they keep their secrets or share them with each other? In the first two books, Alice and Tash fessed up. Now it's Dani's turn. Should she admit to her friends that every weekend she plays football with a group of boys who don't even know she's a girl?! 'This book should be prescribed for all girls about to leave the safety of primary school, for reassurance, for information, and most of all-for fun!' thebookbag.co.uk on The Secrets Club: Alice in the Spotlight 'A lively and engaging story about friendship' Chicklish.co.uk on The Secrets Club: Alice in the Spotlight

The Postman Always Purls Twice

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Author: Anne Canadeo

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476767513

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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In the seventh installment in the “entertaining” (Kirkus Reviews) Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series, the knitters see the darker side of Hollywood when Maggie’s shop is used as a set for a big budget, star-studded movie. When the cast and crew of a Hollywood movie arrive to film on location in quiet Plum Harbor, the village is aflutter at the A-list actresses. The Knitters are dazzled by the glamour and since Maggie’s shop is an important set, they are privy to the backstage excitement and inside gossip. But from the first day of filming, accidents and menacing coincidences abound. The show must go on, but no sooner have the lights, action, and stitching begun when the killer strikes again—this time, cutting one character from the script for good. The Black Sheep, an attentive audience to this tangled drama, are determined to unmask the real villain of this story before they can eliminate another member of this deadly cast.

We Also Serve

A Family Goes to War

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Author: Nanette Sagastume

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1462030890

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 216

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Finally, a book for parents of the deployed . We Also Serve: A Family Goes to War chronicles the impact of the two most controversial wars of our time on a mother, her marriage, and her family. In 2004, Nanette Sagastume's son is sent to Fallujah, Iraq with the same battalion, company and platoon that his father served with in Vietnam. To a degree not possible in previous global conflicts, advanced technology virtually plunges Nanette and her family into real time war, where the double-edged sword of instant information can bring both agony and relief. When a suicide bomber attacks the platoon, the family suffers through the experience with painful memories, faith, and courage. In We Also Serve, Nanette shares the emotional turmoil of having a son join the military just before the country is catapulted into war. She recalls in intimate detail the toll the war took on her relationships with her husband, family, and friends. Most unexpected was the impact of the war on her husband and his Vietnam veteran friends, who relived the stress, anxiety and anger they had tried to leave behind. When two generations of warriors come together, the tale becomes one of hope and healing.

A Traitor's Touch

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Author: Helen Dickson

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460331680

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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AWAKENING A FORBIDDEN DESIRE After a lifetime spent hating the cause, loving a Jacobite is out of the question for Henrietta Brody. But with Scotland ready for battle, her only chance for survival is to journey with her enemy, the dangerously handsome Lord Simon Tremain. His protection awakens a forbidden desire in Henrietta. But torn between her past and her future, the Jacobite and the man, reason and passion, she must fight to resist this traitor's touch. "A fun, entertaining read." —RT Book Reviews on Beauty in Breeches

Undies in a Bunch

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Author: Louise Cazley

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1456739506

Category: Humor

Page: 244

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UNDIES IN A BUNCH, is a collection of true-taled short stories and abstract poems. In UNDIES IN A BUNCH, Louise Cazley recounts hilarious, unpleasant, bizarre and positive episodes of her life. Whether she is asking her mother to purchase her condoms at the youthful age of nine or expressing a fondness for things usually overlooked by most, Louise does not shy away from exposing herself and enlightening readers with her reflective humor. Louise verbally illustrates her experiences in a fashion that will force you to contemplate, appreciate and at the very least, crack a smile. This timely comedy and romantic layer of stories will keep you intrigued until the very last page.