The Secret Legacy

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Author: Rigoberta Menchœ

Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd

ISBN: 0888998961

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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After her dying grandfather leaves his cornfields to her, seven-year-old Ixkem meets a group of tiny people in his fields with a secret that may help both of them, but she must share folktales about her culture in order to receive it.

The Secret Legacy

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Author: Sara Alexander

Publisher: HQ

ISBN: 9780008263195

Category:

Page: 384

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'A delightful read' BooklistSome loves are worth sacrificing everything for . . . Santina is spending her final days at her home, Villa San Vito, in the beautiful Italian town of Positano. As she decides the fate of the magnificent eighteenth century palazzo she must confront the choices that led her here. In 1949, hoping to escape poverty, young Santina becomes housekeeper to a distinguished British major and his creative, impulsive wife, Adeline. When they move to Positano, Santina joins them, raising their daughter as Adeline's mental health declines. With each passing year, Santina becomes more deeply entwined with the family, trying to navigate her complicated feelings for a man who is much more than an employer - while hiding secrets that could shatter the only home she knows . . . Readers love Sara Alexander: 'A riveting read' Amazon reviewer'Fabulous' Amazon reviewer'A wonderful story' Amazon reviewer

I Don't Want to Talk About It

Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression

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Author: Terrence Real

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780684865393

Category: Self-Help

Page: 384

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A revolutionary and hopeful look at depression as a silent epidemic in men that manifests as workaholism, alcoholism, rage, difficulty with intimacy, and abusive behavior by the cofounder of Harvard’s Gender Research Project. Twenty years of experience treating men and their families has convinced psychotherapist Terrence Real that depression is a silent epidemic in men—that men hide their condition from family, friends, and themselves to avoid the stigma of depression’s “un-manliness.” Problems that we think of as typically male—difficulty with intimacy, workaholism, alcoholism, abusive behavior, and rage—are really attempts to escape depression. And these escape attempts only hurt the people men love and pass their condition on to their children. This groundbreaking book is the “pathway out of darkness” that these men and their families seek. Real reveals how men can unearth their pain, heal themselves, restore relationships, and break the legacy of abuse. He mixes penetrating analysis with compelling tales of his patients and even his own experiences with depression as the son of a violent, depressed father and the father of two young sons.

Reckoning at Eagle Creek

The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland

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Author: Jeff Biggers

Publisher: Nation Books

ISBN: 1568586183

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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Cultural historian Jeff Biggers takes us to the dark amphitheatre ruins of his family's nearly 200-year-old hillside homestead that has been strip-mined on the edge of the first federally recognized Wilderness Site in southern Illinois. In doing so, he not only comes to grips with his own denied backwoods heritage, but also chronicles a dark and missing chapter in the American experience: the historical nightmare of coal outside of Appalachia, serving as an exposé of a secret legacy of shame and resiliency.

The Secret Legacy of Jesus

The Judaic Teachings That Passed from James the Just to the Founding Fathers

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Author: Jeffrey J. Bütz

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 159477921X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 400

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Shows how the true teachings of Jesus were passed down through the centuries and shaped the vision of the Founding Fathers • Reveals for the first time the hidden link that connects James the Brother, Islam, the Cathars, the Knights Templar, and Freemasonry • Shows how the Founding Fathers used these teachings enshrined in Masonic principles to build a new nation With the success of Paul’s desire to impose his vision for the Church, the true teachings of Jesus--as preserved by his family and disciples--were forced into hiding. This clandestine movement was evidenced by such early groups as the Nazarenes, Ebionites, and Elkesaites but is generally thought to have died out when the Church of Paul branded these groups as heretics. However, despite the ongoing persecution by the Roman Catholic orthodoxy, this underground Jewish strain of Christianity was able to survive and resist incorporation into its more powerful rival. Jeffrey Bütz, author of The Brother of Jesus and the Lost Teachings of Christianity, reveals for the first time the hidden theological link that connects James the Brother of Jesus and the Ebionites with the religion of Islam, the Cathars, the Knights Templar, and Freemasonry. In The Secret Legacy of Jesus, Bütz demonstrates how this centuries-old underground stream of Christ’s original teachings remained alive and how it surfaced again in Colonial America, where the Founding Fathers used Masonic principles rooted in Jewish Christian teachings to establish what they believed would be a “New Jerusalem.” With the rise of a fundamentalist Christianity, this potent spiritual vision was lost, but Bütz contends it can be recovered and used to bring about the reconciliation of Christians, Jews, and Muslims throughout the world.

Jesus Mary Joseph

The Secret Legacy of Jesus and Mary Magdalene

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Author: Ariadne Green

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780976686217

Category:

Page: 318

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It is a well-known fact that in the late 6th century Pope Gregory shaped the image of the Goddess in the Gospels, Mary Magdalene, into a penitent adulteress and prostitute-labels more recently abandoned in favor of "devoted follower" and even "Apostle to the Apostles." Conversely, Jesus' image and character were refashioned into a divinely born hero archetype and the body of his Gnostic wisdom teachings redacted and corrupted to support the personification of a Messiah and world redeemer who would fulfill an ancient prophesy and proclaim himself "the way" to salvation. If not accurate, then what was Jesus and Mary Magdalene's true legacy? Ariadne Green offers up the image of Divine Complements who married, had children and whose lives and mission together spanned over sixty years. She traces their journey from Judea and Galilee to the Nile Delta in Egypt, after an aborted crucifixion, and then onto Gaul and Great Britain as the carriers of the Grail. The book reveals a secret identity for Jesus, one known by the Knights Templar and a group of Cistercian monks, who hid clues to a legacy of secrets in La Queste Del Saint Graal. We discover Jesus' authentic teachings survived and became the tenets of Valentinian Gnostics who disseminated them in secret and initiated disciples into a profound mystery-the mystery of the 'bridal chamber'.

Becoming a Ninja Warrior

A Quest to Recover the Secret Legacy of Japan's Most Secret Warriors

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Author: Martin Faulks

Publisher: Ian Allen Pub

ISBN: 9780711034327

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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The popular modern archetype of a Ninja is a martial arts master in a black suit who uses silent cunning, and exotic weapons to assassinate his opponents. But this image comes from films, cartoons, comic books and novels. The Ninja is completely misunderstood in Western society Join the amazing journey as one man travels the globe in search of the secret art of the Ninja. Discover the mystical trials of Earth, Air, Fire and Water used by great Ninjutsu masters to teach their students the secrets of the elements. If one man can really walk through flames and over hot coals, face deadly mountain drops without fear, overcoming pain to resist the freezing waterfall beating down upon him and face his darkest fears in terrible solitude, maybe then he may earn the title of Ninja! More than just an adventure book this book teaches you all the skills you need to be a Ninja yourself, covering such diverse subjects as - Unarmed Combat, Mastering the Four Elements, Meditation, Pick Pocketing, Lock Picking, Stealth, Kuji-in, Shuriken Throwing, Chain Weapons, Cat Claws, Climbing Techniques, Sword Fighting, Disguise, Ninja Strategy, The Art of Lying and Deception, Sensing Danger, Honing the Senses, Mind Control, Smoke Bombs, Explosives, Caltrops, Bugs and De-bugging, Techniques of Investigation and knowing the mind of others, Night Sights, Escape and Evasion, Instant Knock Out strikes, throws, arm locks, Skeleton Keys, The art of Invisibility and much,much more.

The Secret Legacy

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Author: Sara Alexander

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008273693

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A sweeping 1940s Italian love affair and the perfect summer reading escape for fans of Santa Montefiore, Victoria Hislop and Dinah Jeffries. Some loves are worth sacrificing everything for...

Secret Legacy

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Author: Anna DeStefano

Publisher: 47North

ISBN: 9781477834657

Category: Fiction

Page: 318

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"Help me," cries the child from Sarah Temple's nightmare. The voice haunts her more every day, whether Sarah is awake or asleep. A month before, Sarah had made the same plea. She barely escaped the covert organization experimenting with her psychic ability. Now, exposing their secrets is the only way to save the lost little girl who's become the next target--a special child who can manipulate dreams and alter people's will. But is Sarah's mysterious link to the girl a clue, or a tactic of her captors to lure her back? The only way to be sure is to trust the man who broke her heart in order to save her life. A psychic warrior honor-bound by a centuries-old brotherhood to protect Sarah and safeguard the Secret Legacy.

The Secret Legacy of Biblical Women

Revealing the Divine Feminine

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Author: Melinda Ribner

Publisher: Melinda\Ribner

ISBN: 9780985468309

Category: Bible

Page: 314

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Here are the stories about biblical women that are not widely known but remain relevant particularly today for women and men of all faith and backgrounds. As archetypes, biblical women hold the spiritual keys for transforming ourselves and the world.

Anna's Secret Legacy

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Author: S. A. Williams

Publisher: Infinity Pub

ISBN: 9780741458285

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

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When highly trained USNR pilot Doug Conyers finds himself being sent on a secret mission to Paris and Copenhagen via Presidential orders, the last thing on his mind was falling in love. A chance meeting with a brilliant research scientist at a Copenhagen Jazz club leads them not only on the love of a lifetime, but on the run for their lives. Anna has discovered the molecular secret from Sulphur water that can revolutionize medicine or wipe out humanity. Denmark and Norway are invaded by Nazi Germany and Anna must flee. A suspenseful love story at the beginning of WWII.

Legacy of the Clockwork Key

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Author: Kristin Bailey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442440287

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

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A teen girl unravels the mysteries of a secret society and their most dangerous invention in this adventure-swept romance set in Victorian London. When a fire consumes Meg’s home, killing her parents and destroying both her fortune and her future, all she has left is the tarnished pocket watch she rescued from the ashes. But this is no ordinary timepiece. The clock turns out to be a mechanical key—a key that only Meg can use—which unlocks a series of deadly secrets and intricate clues that Meg has no choice but to follow. She has uncovered evidence of an elite secret society and a dangerous invention that some will stop at nothing to protect, and that Meg alone can destroy. Together with the handsome stable hand she barely knows but hopes she can trust, Meg is swept into a hidden world of deception, betrayal, and revenge. The clockwork key has unlocked her destiny in this captivating start to a trilogy.

The Secret Heir

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Author: Gina Wilkins

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 142686664X

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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With the onset of his son's illness, Jackson Reiss learned the truth behind his family legacy. Now, though, he had to put the past aside and emotionally reconnect with his wife. After all, if their little boy was to get through this hardship, he needed his parents together. During the crisis, Laurel Reiss lived for each moment with her baby. And as she found herself reunited with her husband, her fears about not being a good mother disappeared, thanks to his reassurances. Finding strength in Jackson's arms was one thing Laurel never expected. Finding an unexpected passion in the bedroom was another. With their child healthy and happy, would they give their marriage the second chance it deserved?

Genesis Unveiled

The Secret Legacy of a Forgotten Race

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Author: Ian Lawton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781931229197

Category: Antiquities

Page: N.A

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The Dragon Legacy

The Secret History of an Ancient Bloodline

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Author: Nicholas de Vere

Publisher: Book Tree

ISBN: 9781585091317

Category: History

Page: 437

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This book outlines in detail the ancient dragon bloodline, going much further than his previous book, Genesis of the Grail Kings, co-authored with Sir Laurence Gardner. Where did the bloodline come from and what did it mean? Were those who carried it blessed with great powers? What influence did they have on the ancient world? Did elves, fairies and vampires really exist? If so, who were they? This extremely well-researched book reveals many mysteries from our past, including why the actual blood from this bloodline is so important, what kind of magic once existed and how it was lost.

The Secret Heiress

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Author: Bethany Campbell

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426825498

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Marie Lafayette has struggled for most of her life. So when her mother's dying confession reveals an astonishing truth, Marie walks away from her career to find answers at Fairchild Acres…where she might be the heiress to the Fairchild family fortune! But Marie can't bring herself to reveal her true identity. Her? An heiress? And to make matters worse, she's falling for racing world royalty. Andrew Preston is wealthy, handsome…and completely wrong for her. Because even as Andrew makes Marie feel like Cinderella, she knows fairy tales don't exist. And men like Andrew don't fall for women like her.…

The Girl from Chimel

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Author: Rigoberta Menchú,Dante Liano,David Unger,Domi

Publisher: Groundwood Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 54

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The Nobel Peace Prize winner details her Guatemalan childhood, recounting stories of her grandparents and parents, and her close association with the natural world that surrounded her highland village.

The Lightbridge Legacy ~ Destiny's Call

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Author: Elayne G. James

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982886588

Category: Fiction

Page: 276

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Ani Jasper adores her quiet life in the Mojave Desert, but when she finds the Mapstone near her home, it sets her upon a path of profound discovery. She soon learns she has a magical destiny, one chosen for her by a race of ancients who will ultimately entrust her with the most powerful magical object in the world.

The Time Rivers

An Ancient Map of Time Revealing the Secret Legacy and Destiny of Human Civilization

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Author: Goro Adachi

Publisher: Booklocker.Com Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591132769

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 308

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THE TIME RIVERS reveals that major rivers on this planet have been intelligently designed to function as literal "rivers of time." The grand scheme reveals the entire timeline of human civilization and mankind's otherworldly origin.