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Hidden Fire

By G.K. Lund
  • ISBN Code: : 8293663413
  • Publisher : Northern Quill Press
  • Pages : 66
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf : hidden-fire.pdf

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Would you save the people accusing you of being a monster? I’m Kailée Wynrée, a half-elven bounty hunter, and I track down rogue supernatural beasts for a living. When a family emergency forces me to return to the town I left years ago, I must face those who suspect me of being a monster. Aided by my not-ex-husband (don’t ask), my compassion for those who see me as less is put to the test when an elven threat descends upon the town. Save my mother’s newborn child? Of course. Save the child and all the people that made my life a living hell? Doing the right thing should be easy... But what if they were right about me all along? Dragon fire burns deep... Hidden Fire is an urban fantasy novelette of 13K+ words. Created specifically for entertainment and to think of something else for a little while.

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What makes a product successful? How it looks? The way it functions? Its ease of use? Or do factors like price and marketing dominate? In a quest to find answers to these questions, Deconstructing Product Design engages readers in a process of critically analyzing a diverse collection of 100 innovative products, from well-known classics to contemporary objects of desire. This book aims to support critical thinking about design, facilitate discovery of patterns of success (and failure) across products, and enable designers to apply lessons learned to their own design work. Experts from multiples design disciplines contribute commentary, including: —Robert Blaich, industrial design —Jill Butler, graphic design —Alan Cooper, technology design —Brock Danner, architecture —Kimberly Elam, graphic design —Donald Emmite, design history —Larimie Garcia, graphic arts —Scott Henderson, product design —Kritina Holden, human factors —Robert Kingslyn, graphic design —Jon Kolko, interaction design —Lyle Sandler, experience design Continue the deconstruction at http://www.deconstructingproductdesign.com.

In His Sights

By Jo Davis
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698143795
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
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From the author of Hot Pursuit and the Firefighters of Station Five novels... When a dangerous criminal targets those whom Sugarland detective Chris Ford holds dear, nothing will stop him from hunting down his man.… Chris is one the best and brightest at the Sugarland PD, but lately a mysterious illness has him struggling to get through the day. When his symptoms land him in the care of brilliant and sexy Dr. Robyn Lassiter, Chris realizes that he is the latest victim in a rash of mysterious poisonings in the area—most of them fatal. Figuring out who’s causing the fatal outbreak has become a very personal—and deadly—race against time. Despite battling her own personal demons and painful past, Dr. Robyn Lassiter can’t fight her attraction to her new patient. But as she struggles to help Chris track down the sick mind behind the deaths, she’s not only at risk of losing her heart but of falling headlong into a lethal plot that could take her life.…

The Complete Works of Saint Augustine (50+)

By Saint Augustine
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  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Fiction
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Augustine’s writings influenced the development of Western philosophy and Western Christianity, and he is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period. His many important works include The City of God, On Christian Doctrine, and Confessions. His masterpieces has spawned innumerable other books and articles since. Later philosophers and theologians have been deeply influenced by The City of God, with its impact being felt from literature and historiography. Its greatest influence has been within the Christian church itself. Classic About the Timeless City is now an undisputed classic. The sheer scope of the work is impressive. 1. The City of God 2. On Christian Doctrine 3. The Confessions of Saint Augustine 4. Letters of Saint Augustine 5. The Soliloquies 6. Expositions on the Book of Psalms 7. Our Lord's Sermon on the Mount, According to Matthew 8. The Harmony of the Gospels 9. On the Holy Trinity 10. The Fifteen Books of Aurelius Augustinus, Bishop of Hippo, on the Trinity 11. Lectures or Tractates on the Gospel According to St. John 12. Doctrinal Treatises 13. On Faith and the Creed 14. Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen 15. Moral Treatises 16. Of the Work of Monks 17. Anti-Pelagian Writings 18. Anti-Manichaean Writings 19. Anti-Donatist Writings 20. Sermons (Homilies)

Take Me Back

By Kathryn Shay
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  • Publisher : Ocean View Books
  • Book Code : 1939501717
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 227
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Six years ago, Kate Cassidy broke Rafe Casella’s heart by abandoning him a few months before their wedding. Now she’s in town with the gut-wrenching news that she had his baby, in secret, and she wants Rafe back. She has to be kidding! But Kate is deadly serious. She made the worst mistake of her life when she left Hidden Cove and she’s determined to fix it. She plans to reinstate herself in the fire department and raise her son in a loving family—one that includes his father. A rollercoaster of emotion, devastating fires, a stalker targeting Kate and a sizzling attraction that never diminished, set the two of them on an irrevocable course to reunion. That is if they can all stay alive. If you liked the face-paced events, breathtaking tenderness, uplifting messages of forgiveness, as well as on-the-edge-of-your-seat fire scenes, all characteristic of the Hidden Cove Fire Department Series, then you’ll love New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Shay’s ninth installment. Don’t miss books 1-8 in the beloved Hidden Cove Firefighter series: AFTER THE FIRE, ON THE LINE, NOTHING MORE TO LOSE, AMERICA’S BRAVEST, IT HAD TO BE YOU, CHASING THE FIRE, THE FIRE INSIDE and A BURNING PASSION.

Harvey's Views on the Use of the Circulation of the Blood

By John G. Curtis
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  • Publisher : COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 102
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Example in this ebook CHAPTER I HARVEY'S ATTITUDE TOWARD THE QUESTION OF THE USE OF THE CIRCULATION It is a happy moment for a physiologist when the train which is bearing him across the luxuriant plain of Venetia stops at the cry of "Padova!" If he have not informed himself too thoroughly about the sights which he will see at the Paduan University, he will enjoy his own surprise when he is ushered into the Anatomical Theater of Fabricius ab Aquapendente—a room in which standing-places rise steeply, tier above tier, entirely around a small central oval pit. Looking down into this, as he leans upon the rail, the traveler will realize with sudden pleasure that William Harvey, when a medical student, may often have leaned upon the self-same rail to see Fabricius demonstrate the anatomy of man. The place looks fit to have been a nursery of object-teachers, for it is too small to hold a pompous cathedra; and the veteran to whose Latin the young Englishman listened must have stood directly beside the dead body. To an American, musing there alone, the closing years of the sixteenth century, the last years of Queen Elizabeth of England, which seem so remote to him when at home, are but as yesterday. Recent, indeed, in the history of medicine is the year 1602, when Harvey received his doctor's degree at Padua and returned to London; but for all that we are right in feeling that our day is far removed from his. The tireless progress of modern times has swept on at the charging pace; but in Harvey's time books were still a living force which had been written in days five and six times as far removed from the student of Padua as he from us. Galen, the Greek who practised medicine at imperial Rome in the second century of the Christian era; Aristotle, who had been the tutor of Alexander the Great five hundred years before Galen, when Rome was but a petty state warring with her Italian neighbors;—these ancients were still great working authorities in Harvey's day. It is against this persistent glow of the Greek thought that Harvey stands out so vividly as the first great modern figure in physiology. But it rather heightens than lowers his achievement that it was by the ancient glow that he saw his way forward, admiring the past, but not dazzled by it. In his old age he bade a young student "goe to the fountain head and read Aristotle, Cicero, Avicenna"; and in talk with the same youth Harvey called the moderns by a name so roughly contemptuous that it will not bear repeating. Yet in his old age, in the very act of extolling the ancients, he wrote as follows:— "But while we acquiesce in their discoveries, and believe, such is our sloth, that nothing further can be found out, the lively acuteness of our genius languishes and we put out the torch which they have handed on to us." To be continue in this ebook

Fires in Silos

By Ulrich Krause
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 3527623817
  • Total of Pages : 156
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
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Providing many lessons learned from past silo fires coupled with in-depth knowledge from experts, this book explains current prevention measures in detail -- helping to prevent future damage. It covers numerous types of fire detection devices and fire fighting equipment, backed by extensive data tables listing fire and explosion characteristics of bulk materials, color photographs of silos on fire and documentation of firefighters' actions. In addition, diagrams and formulas as well as pre-prepared check lists are included for risk assessment and fire fighting actions. Possibly lifesaving reading for chemists in industry, engineers, chemical engineers, health officers, environmental consultants, instructors in the chemical industry, as well as chemicals suppliers and safety officers.

The Fires

By Joe Flood
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101187204
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Political Science
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New York City, 1968. The RAND Corporation had presented an alluring proposal to a city on the brink of economic collapse: Using RAND's computer models, which had been successfully implemented in high-level military operations, the city could save millions of dollars by establishing more efficient public services. The RAND boys were the best and brightest, and bore all the sheen of modern American success. New York City, on the other hand, seemed old-fashioned, insular, and corrupt-and the new mayor was eager for outside help, especially something as innovative and infallible as "computer modeling." A deal was struck: RAND would begin its first major civilian effort with the FDNY. Over the next decade-a time New York City firefighters would refer to as "The War Years"-a series of fires swept through the South Bronx, the Lower East Side, Harlem, and Brooklyn, gutting whole neighborhoods, killing more than two thousand people and displacing hundreds of thousands. Conventional wisdom would blame arson, but these fires were the result of something altogether different: the intentional withdrawal of fire protection from the city's poorest neighborhoods-all based on RAND's computer modeling systems. Despite the disastrous consequences, New York City in the 1970s set the template for how a modern city functions-both literally, as RAND sold its computer models to cities across the country, and systematically, as a new wave of technocratic decision-making took hold, which persists to this day. In The Fires, Joe Flood provides an X-ray of these inner workings, using the dramatic story of a pair of mayors, an ambitious fire commissioner, and an even more ambitious think tank to illuminate the patterns and formulas that are now inextricably woven into the very fabric of contemporary urban life. The Fires is a must read for anyone curious about how a modern city works.

The City of God, Volume II

By Bishop of Hippo Saint Augustine
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  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Book Code : 3986771484
  • Total of Pages : 666
  • Category : Bibles
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The City of God, Volume II Bishop of Hippo Saint Augustine - "The glorious city of God is my theme in this work; which you; my dearest son Marcellinus; suggested; and which is due to you by my promise. I have undertaken its defence against those who prefer their own gods to the Founder of this city;a city surpassingly glorious; whether we view it as it still lives by faith in this fleeting course of time; and sojourns as a stranger in the midst of the ungodly; or as it shall dwell in the fixed stability of its eternal seat; which it now with patience waits for; expecting until "righteousness shall return unto judgment;" and it obtain; by virtue of its excellence; final victory and perfect peace. A great work this; and an arduous; but God is my helper." -an excerpt