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Star of the North

Author : Anna Jacobs
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Marjorie is the pretty one of the Preston sisters. So pretty that when a performer at her sister's music room breaks her leg, Marjorie is asked to fill in as the assistant to famous singer Denby Sinclair. He offers to take her with him, away from Lancashire and into the exciting world of London theatres. But Denby is not what he seems. He has a dangerous secret which, if it were to be revealed, would ruin her. Marjorie, however, is reckless and will take any risk for a chance to perform on the stage. And when disaster strikes, she finds herself alone and feels further from home than she's ever been. Can she regain her heart's desire and find happiness once more? And what can she do about another danger that arises in Hedderby that threatens her and her entire family? ********************** What readers are saying about STAR OF THE NORTH 'Once again, a great read. Anna Jacobs has a way of writing that draws you into the characters and makes you feel that you are living the story' - 5 stars 'I couldn't put it down' - 5 stars 'Excellent!' - 5 stars 'I did not want to put this book down. Brilliant and enthralling to lose yourself completely' - 5 stars 'Another Fab read from Anna Jacobs' - 5 stars

The Star of the North

Author : Giacomo Meyerbeer
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The Star Of the North

Author : Thomas William Robertson
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Star of the North

Author : D. B. John
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SELECTED AS WATERSTONES' THRILLER OF THE MONTH 2019 ', sophisticated, suspenseful - and important. If you try one new thing this year, make it Star of the North.' LEE CHILD ‘Tense and compelling.’ James Swallow, Sunday Times bestselling author of NOMAD North Korea and the USA are on the brink of war A young American woman disappears without trace from a South Korean island. The CIA recruits her twin sister to uncover the truth. Now, she must go undercover in the world’s most deadly state. Only by infiltrating the dark heart of the terrifying regime will she be able to save her sister...and herself. Star of the North is the most explosive thriller of the year - you won't be able to put it down. ‘A superior thriller...steeped in the intrigue, culture and family of a closed regime’ Andrew Gross, New York Times bestselling author 'Not only brilliantly plotted, with espionage, secrecy, and obsession, it’s a story about survivors, told by three complex and fully realised characters, each battling their own personal demons.' Chevy Stevens, bestselling author of Never Let You Go ‘Brims with marvellous characters and delivers heart-in-your-throat action’ Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author ‘The timeliest thriller of 2018. An intricately constructed puzzle box of spies and tradecraft’ Matthew Fitzsimmons, bestselling author of The Short Drop

Star of the North

Author : Francis William Sullivan
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Pagan Magic of the Northern Tradition

Author : Nigel Pennick
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A practical guide to the magical history, customs, and practices of pre-Christian Northern Europe • Details the everyday magic of the Northern Tradition, including household magic, protection spells, and the significance of the days of the week • Explores direct natural magic, such as shapeshifting and soul travel, and talismanic or sigil magic, including runes and rituals to unlock the power of crafted objects • Explains how many of these customs continue to the present day In the pre-Christian societies of Northern Europe, magic was embedded in the practical skills of everyday life. Everything in Nature was ensouled with an inner spirit, as was anything made by hand. People believed in magic because it worked and because it was part of the functionality of their day-to-day lives. Many of these practical observances and customs continue to the present day as rural traditions, folk customs, household magic, and celebrations of the high and holy days of the calendar. Exploring the magical pagan traditions of the people now called Celtic, Germanic, Scandinavian, Slavonic, and Baltic, Nigel Pennick examines the underlying principle of the Northern Tradition--the concept of Wyrd--and how it empowers the arts of operative magic, such as direct natural magic and talismanic or sigil magic. Through direct natural magic, individuals can shape shift, journey out of the body, or send one of their three souls (fylgia or “fetch”) ahead of them. Sigil magic involves the powers contained in objects, which can be channeled after the appropriate ritual. Runes are the most powerful sigils in the Northern Tradition and were used to ward off illness, danger, hostile magic, and malevolent spirits. Emphasizing the importance of the cycles of Nature to the tradition, Pennick explores the eightfold sun dials and the four ways the solar year is defined. He looks at the days of the week and their symbolic association with different deities as well as why particular acts are performed on certain days and what the customary lucky and unlucky days are. He also examines sacred spaces, household magic, protection spells, and the role of music in the Northern Tradition. Explaining all the traditional holidays and activities necessary to honor them, Pennick shows how anyone can participate authentically in the magic of the Northern Tradition if they take care to do things properly, with respect, and on the right day.

Fasciculus Astronomicus Containing Observations of the Northern Circumpolar Region

Author : Francis Wollaston
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Record of Mining in the Northern Territory of South Australia

Author : South Australia. Office of the Minister Controlling the Northern Territory
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The Mercantile navy list 1848 4 issues 49 2 issues 50 53 57 61 64 71 80 81 92 1939

Author : Trade Board of
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A Million of Facts of Correct Data and Elementary Constants in the Entire Circle of the Sciences and on All Subjects of Speculation and Practice

Author : Richard Phillips
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The North British Review

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Utah StarWatch

Author : Mike Lynch
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A series of state specific information manuals for novice and intermediate stargazers describes what readers can expect to see from their own backyards with a minimum of equipment, detailing constellations and their seasonal movement, solar and lunar eclipses, and other astronomical phenomena and furnishing helpful guidelines for purchasing a telescope and other equipment

The Observer

Author : Edward Fuller Bigelow
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From May 1894 to Sept. 1895 the sections Outdoor world and Practical microscopy were issued as separate publications.

The Hackney Stud Book

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The Astrarium Improved Or Views of the Principal Fixed Stars and Constellations Represented on Twelve Plates etc

Author : J ..... Marsh
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Land of the North Star of the East

Author : Richard Giguere
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This is a new childrens Christmas story from the North Pole.Follow King Kristoff as he journeys from his home in the far north, to follow the star that leads him to Bethlehem. His desire is to bring gifts to the new born king.

A Popular History of the United States of America

Author : John Clark Ridpath
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Untapped Potential

Author : Jack Lannom
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Unleash the strategies for success. You are a winner. You desire to build a home and business that radiates excellence and resonates with passion. You possess the desire to build lives and pass on a legacy, but until now, you lacked the specific, how-to techniques that will allow you to achieve your full capability, and that will enable you to inspire discretionary effort in others. Now realize your Untapped Potential! In this book, you will: Learn the twelve secrets for turning ordinary people into extraordinary performers. Discover how to bring out the best in yourself and in everyone around you by learning the Seven Powers of Personhood. Master the five secrets for turning the workplace into a fun place. Learn the three essentials for becoming a master of human performance technology. Untapped Potential is unparalleled in the field of personal development and professional motivation because it contends for a theistic, rather than a humanistic, basis for self-worth. "This is a book of motivation that is based on the personal nature of God," says Jack Lannom. "Humanism teaches that we must work for self-worth, in order to become somebody. Theism teaches that we work from a secure platform of human worth because we are somebody." Untapped Potential is more than mere attitude adjustment, it is life changing. It will stretch your mind, broaden your belief, increase your effectiveness, and enrich your spirit.

The North American Idea

Author : Robert A. Pastor
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In its first seven years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) tripled trade and quintupled foreign investment among the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, increasing its share of the world economy. In 2001, however, North America peaked. Since then, trade has slowed among the three, manufacturing has shrunk, and illegal migration and drug-related violence have soared. At the same time, Europe caught up, and China leaped ahead. In The North American Idea, eminent scholar and policymaker Robert A. Pastor explains that NAFTA's mandate was too limited to address the new North American agenda. Instead of offering bold initiatives like a customs union to expand trade, leaders of the three nations thought small. Interest groups stalemated the small ideas while inhibiting the bolder proposals, and the governments accomplished almost nothing. To overcome this resistance and reinvigorate the continent, the leaders need to start with an idea based on a principle of interdependence. Pastor shows how this idea--once woven into the national consciousness of the three countries--could mobilize public support for continental solutions to problems like infrastructure and immigration that have confounded each nation working on its own. Providing essential historical context and challenging readers to view the continent in a new way, The North American Idea combines an expansive vision with a detailed blueprint for a more integrated, dynamic, and equitable North America.

The Tongue of Time and Star of the States

Author : Joseph Comstock
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