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Those Who Wish Me Dead

By Michael Koryta
  • ISBN Code: : 031627996X
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf : those-who-wish-me-dead.pdf

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This "heart-thumping backwoods adventure" (New York Times Book Review) from bestselling author Michael Koryta will soon be a major motion picture starring Angelina Jolie and Nicholas Hoult. When fourteen-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him. Now all that remains between them and the boy are Ethan and Allison Serbin, who run the wilderness survival program; Hannah Faber, who occupies a lonely fire lookout tower; and endless miles of desolate Montana mountains. The clock is ticking, the mountains are burning, and those who wish Jace Wilson dead are no longer far behind. "Outstanding in every way...Don't you dare miss it." --Lee Child

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  • Pdf File: when-he-was-wicked.pdf

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A New York Times Bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Francesca Bridgerton, in the sixth of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. FRANCESCA’S STORY In every life there is a turning point. A moment so tremendous, so sharp and breathtaking, that one knows one’s life will never be the same. For Michael Stirling, London’s most infamous rake, that moment came the first time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton. After a lifetime of chasing women, of smiling slyly as they chased him, of allowing himself to be caught but never permitting his heart to become engaged, he took one look at Francesca Bridgerton and fell so fast and hard into love it was a wonder he managed to remain standing. Unfortunately for Michael, however, Francesca’s surname was to remain Bridgerton for only a mere thirty-six hours longer—the occasion of their meeting was, lamentably, a supper celebrating her imminent wedding to his cousin. But that was then . . . Now Michael is the earl and Francesca is free, but still she thinks of him as nothing other than her dear friend and confidant. Michael dares not speak to her of his love . . . until one dangerous night, when she steps innocently into his arms, and passion proves stronger than even the most wicked of secrets . . .

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind

By Barbara K. Lipska,Elaine McArdle
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 1328787273
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 661
  • Pdf File: the-neuroscientist-who-lost-her-mind.pdf

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In the tradition of My Stroke of Insight and Brain on Fire, this powerful memoir recounts Barbara Lipska's deadly brain cancer and explains its unforgettable lessons about the brain and mind. Neuroscientist Lipska was diagnosed early in 2015 with metastatic melanoma in her brain's frontal lobe. As the cancer progressed and was treated, she experienced behavioral and cognitive symptoms connected to a range of mental disorders, including dementia and her professional specialty, schizophrenia. Lipska's family and associates were alarmed by the changes in her behavior, which she failed to acknowledge herself. Gradually, after a course of immunotherapy, Lipska returned to normal functioning, amazingly recalled her experience, and through her knowledge of neuroscience identified the ways in which her brain changed during treatment. Lipska admits her condition was unusual; after recovery she was able to return to her research and resume her athletic training and compete in a triathalon. Most patients with similar brain cancers rarely survive to describe their ordeal. Lipska's memoir, coauthored with journalist Elaine McArdle, shows that strength and courage but also an encouraging support network are vital to recovery.

As Good As Dead (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, Book 3)

By Holly Jackson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Book Code : 1405298618
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 119
  • Pdf File: as-good-as-dead.pdf

Book Short Summary:

THE THIRD AND FINAL THRILLING BOOK IN THE BESTSELLING AND AWARD-WINNING A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER TRILOGY

The Kind Worth Killing

By Peter Swanson
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 006226754X
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 674
  • Pdf File: the-kind-worth-killing.pdf

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A devious tale of psychological suspense perfect for fans of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train—and is soon to be a major movie directed by Agnieszka Holland. In a tantalizing set-up reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith’s classic Strangers on a Train… On a night flight from London to Boston, Ted Severson meets the stunning and mysterious Lily Kintner. Sharing one too many martinis, the strangers begin to play a game of truth, revealing very intimate details about themselves. Ted talks about his marriage that’s going stale and his wife Miranda, who he’s sure is cheating on him. Ted and his wife were a mismatch from the start—he the rich businessman, she the artistic free spirit—a contrast that once inflamed their passion, but has now become a cliché. But their game turns a little darker when Ted jokes that he could kill Miranda for what she’s done. Lily, without missing a beat, says calmly, “I’d like to help.” After all, some people are the kind worth killing, like a lying, stinking, cheating spouse. . . . Back in Boston, Ted and Lily’s twisted bond grows stronger as they begin to plot Miranda's demise. But there are a few things about Lily’s past that she hasn’t shared with Ted, namely her experience in the art and craft of murder, a journey that began in her very precocious youth. Suddenly these co-conspirators are embroiled in a chilling game of cat-and-mouse, one they both cannot survive . . . with a shrewd and very determined detective on their tail.

“Imam Al-Shafi′i

By Dr. Tareq Al Suwaidan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : الابداع الفكري
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 210
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 748
  • Pdf File: imam-al-shafi-i.pdf

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“In this book, I try to shed light on al-Shafi′i’s life experiences, especially those filled with knowledge and work, in order to zoom-in on the scope of his life for the reader, from the cradle to the grave. I begin with his birth, childhood and grandparents, and then move on to his journey in the desert and his seeking of the secrets of the Arabic language. I then move the scope to his language and poetry before moving into his journey throughout Madinah, Iraq, Yemen, and Egypt where he died. Furthermore, I highlight his scholars, teachers and disciples, and refer to some of his views, and the views of his contemporaries. A special focus is placed on his jurisprudence and school of law and the testimonies of linguists and great scholars from different schools about him.”

Friends & Enemies

By Ruth Burgess
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wild Goose Publications
  • Book Code : 1905010974
  • Total of Pages : 87
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 399
  • Pdf File: friends-enemies.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Short prayers about friends, enemies, relationships and the particular moments and places of our daily lives. Includes instructions for three prayer-writing workshops.

A Masterpiece of Corruption

By L.C. Tyler
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Constable
  • Book Code : 1472114973
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 217
  • Pdf File: a-masterpiece-of-corruption.pdf

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It is December 1657. John Grey, at his cramped desk in Lincoln's Inn, is attempting to resume his legal career. A mysterious message from a 'Mr SK' tempts him out into the snowy streets of London and to what he believes will be a harmless diversion from his studies. Mr SK's letter proves to have been intended for somebody else entirely and Grey finds himself unwittingly in the middle of a plot to assassinate the Lord Protector - a plot about which he now knows more than it is safe to know. Can he both prevent the murder and (of greater immediate relevance) save his own skin? Both the Sealed Knot and Cromwell's Secretary of State, John Thurloe believe he is on their side, but he is unsure that either is on his. As somebody is kind enough to point out to him: 'You are a brave man, Grey. The life of a double agent can be exciting but very short.' Grey just has to hope that prediction is wrong.

The Queen's Dwarf

By Ella March Chase
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Book Code : 1250038529
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 880
  • Pdf File: the-queen-s-dwarf.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A richly imagined, gorgeously written historical novel set in the Stuart court featuring a unique hero: Jeffrey Hudson, a dwarf tasked with spying on the beautiful but vulnerable queen It's 1629, and King Charles I and his French queen Henrietta Maria have reigned in England for less than three years. Young dwarf Jeffrey Hudson is swept away from a village shambles and plunged into the Stuart court when his father sells him to the most hated man in England—the Duke of Buckingham. Buckingham trains Jeffrey to be his spy in the household of Charles' seventeen-year-old bride, hoping to gain intelligence that will help him undermine the vivacious queen's influence with the king. Desperately homesick in a country that hates her for her nationality and Catholic faith, Henrietta Maria surrounds herself with her "Royal Menagerie of Freaks and Curiosities of Nature"—a "collection" consisting of a giant, two other dwarves, a rope dancer, an acrobat/animal trainer and now Jeffrey, who is dubbed "Lord Minimus." Dropped into this family of misfits, Jeffrey must negotiate a labyrinth of court intrigue and his own increasingly divided loyalties. For not even the plotting of the Duke nor the dangers of a tumultuous kingdom can order the heart of a man. Though he is only eighteen inches tall, Jeffrey Hudson's love will reach far beyond his grasp—to the queen he has been sent to destroy. Full of vibrant period detail, The Queen's Dwarf by Ella March Chase is a thrilling and evocative portrait of an intriguing era.

The Passion Translation New Testament Masterpiece Edition (2020 edition)

By Brian Simmons,Cheryl Ricker
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
  • Book Code : 142456199X
  • Total of Pages : 1176
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 205
  • Pdf File: the-passion-translation-new-testament-masterpiece-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Encounter the Heart of God The Passion Translation® is a modern, easy-to-read Bible translation that unlocks the passion of God’s heart and expresses his fiery love—merging emotion and life-changing truth. The Masterpiece Edition of this translation includes 60 inspiring devotions penned by author Cheryl Ricker and 60 breathtaking illustrations from the hand of artist Ron DiCianni. This Bible will evoke an overwhelming response in every reader, unfolding the deep mysteries of the Scriptures. If you are hungry for God, The Passion Translation will help you encounter his heart and know him more intimately. Fall in love with God all over again. NEW FEATURES · Over 1000 new and revised in-depth footnotes with insightful study notes, commentary, word studies, cross references, and alternate translations · Updated text · 16 pages of full-color maps locating and identifying: o Jesus’ birth, early years, ministry, and last days o major New Testament stories and their political backgrounds o epic journeys and missions of the apostles Paul, Philip, and Peter o the early church and seven churches of Revelation o the territory of the Roman Empire o the Holy Land today and in the time of Jesus

Revelation

By Brian Simmons
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
  • Book Code : 1424555132
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 407
  • Pdf File: revelation.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Of all the sixty-six books that comprise our Bible, the last book is meant to thrill and exhilarate the believer like none other. A beautiful Christ is unveiled while a company of overcoming saints is seen rising into the fullness of Christ. The book of Revelation is exciting, powerful, and dynamic. But it must be more to us than merely an unveiling of events to come. Revelation must be an experience of encountering the living Christ. God is ready to unveil this book to those who are ready to receive it, eat it, and live fully in the splendor of Christ. The unveiling is more than a vision given to John, but is also meant to be an inward discovery, a delightful unveiling within you. This is not a drama of Satan’s worst, but a supernatural drama of God’s best, pouring through his beautiful Son, Jesus Christ. Revelation carries one revelation alone: Christ unveiled in his people. To read this book with any other focus is to miss the entire center of its meaning. There are other truths waiting for you to discover, but only after centering our gaze on the Magnificent One. A joyous blessing rests upon the one who reads this message and upon those who hear and embrace the words of this prophecy, for the appointed time is in your hands. Revelation 1:3 TPT

Psalms Poetry on Fire and Proverbs Wisdom From Above

By Brian Simmons
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  • Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
  • Book Code : 1424550963
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 370
  • Pdf File: psalms-poetry-on-fire-and-proverbs-wisdom-from-above.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Every emotion of the heart is reflected in the Psalms with words that express our deepest and strongest feelings. They free us to become emotional, passionate, sincere worshippers, giving us an expression for faith and worship. The Passion Translation presents these 150 poetic masterpieces in modern English to convey the depth of our longings and fears, joys and celebration, becoming a mirror to the heart of God’s people in our quest to experience God’s presence. Lord, you know all my desires and deepest longings. My tears are liquid words and you can read them all. —Psalm 38:9, TPT The book of Proverbs is packed with secrets of wisdom that awaken our hearts! We can expect a download of heavenly insights into our destinies, relationships, careers, finances, and every other aspect of our lives. The Passion Translation unfolds the meaning of these proverbs in a way that connects the heart of God to your life. A greater understanding awaits us as we read Proverbs: Wisdom from Above. Within these sayings will be found the revelation of wisdom. Use them as keys to unlock the treasures of true knowledge. —Proverbs 1:2, TPT

Psalms

By Brian Simmons
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
  • Book Code : 1424549744
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 335
  • Pdf File: psalms.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Psalm 5:3 says, ³At each and every sunrise you will hear my voice as I prepare my sacrifice of prayer to you. Every morning I lay out the pieces of my life on the altar and wait for your fire to fall upon my heart. Every emotion of our hearts is reflected in the Psalms with words that express our deepest and strongest feelings. Sighing is turned to singing and trouble into triumph. The Psalms provide comfort and joy, leading us to the place where worship flows. When discouraged or downcast, we can take new strength from reading them. They charge our batteries and fill our sails. Their thunder stirs us, and sweet melodies move us into the sacred emotions of a heart on fire. Dark rain clouds of grief turn to bright rainbows of hope as we meditate on Davids soul subduing songs. The Psalms are clearly poetic. They are praises placed inside poetry that spill out of a fiery passionate heart. The Psalms free us to become emotional, passionate, sincere worshippers. These 150 poetic masterpieces give us an expression of faith and worship. They become a mirror to the heart of Gods people in our quest to experience His presence.