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A Little More Than Perfect

By Heather Anderson
  • ISBN Code: : 0595617603
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 184
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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Born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic bone disorder, Heather Anderson has had more than her share of challenges. Yet her spirit has remained intact, and Heather has triumphed against the odds and lived a full and enthusiastic life. A Little More Than Perfect is Heathers inspiring true story of living with a disorder that touches every part of her life. The disease makes her bones incredibly fragile, and the slightest touch can sometimes cause a fracture. This led to numerous trips to the hospital, casts, and surgeries. Yet from an early age, Heather refused to let the disability stop her. She graduated high school, attended University, learned how to drive, and even started her own business. At the age of twenty-four, she moved into an apartment of her own and found the independence she so craved. Through the years, she continued to face her own unique challenges including discrimination and job loss, but she refused to capitulate to despair. Instead, she found the inner strength to overcome her setbacks and live life on her terms. Though many have shown her pity, Heather counters with the perfect rejoinder: My life is a testimony to the human spirits ability to endure the worst challenges imaginable. Honest and utterly captivating, A Little More Than Perfect will embrace your heart.

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  • Pdf File: hope-s-crossing-collection-volume-2.pdf

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New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne’s Hope Crossing series has all the warmth and hopefulness her fans have come to love. Enjoy books 5-7 in a collection for the first time! Willowleaf Lane Candy shop owner Charlotte Caine knows temptation. But willpower doesn’t come so easily when hell-raiser Spencer Gregory comes back to Hope’s Crossing, bringing with him memories of broken promises and teen angst. Now everything about Spencer’s new-and-improved lifestyle, from his mission to build a rehab facility for injured veterans to his clear devotion to his preteen daughter, Peyton, touches Charlotte’s heart. Holding on to past hurt is her only protection against falling for him—again. But if she takes the risk, will she find in Spencer a hometown heartbreaker, or the hero she’s always wanted? Christmas in Snowflake Canyon No one has ever felt sorry for Genevieve Beaumont. She had everything money could buy until she discovered her fiancé two-timing her. Now, she’s left with two choices: marry the philanderer to please her father or find a means to support herself. The last thing Dylan Caine needs is a spoiled socialite learning about the real world for the first time, even if she has unexpected depths. But he knows he could never be the man she needs and she knows he could never be the man she wants. So why are they hoping that a Christmas miracle will prove them both wrong? Wild Iris Ridge Lucy Drake and Brendan Caine have only one thing in common. And it’s likely to tear them apart. Because it was Brendan’s late wife, Jessie—and Lucy’s best friend—who’d brought them together in the first place. And since Jessie’s passing, Brendan’s been distracted by his two little ones…and the memory of an explosive kiss with Lucy years before his marriage. Now that Lucy’s back in Hope’s Crossing, she figures seeing Brendan Caine again is no big deal. After all, she’d managed to resist the handsome fire chief once before, but clearly the embers of their attraction are still smoldering….

Forbidden Places

By Penny Vincenzi
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  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Book Code : 1468306790
  • Total of Pages : 531
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 180
  • Pdf File: forbidden-places.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Forbidden Places is Penny Vincenzi1s 8th riveting family drama and is about love and marriage, families and secrets, and about wartime and what it does to every accepted social value.

In Search of the Perfect Health System

By Mark Britnell
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1137496622
  • Total of Pages : 246
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 870
  • Pdf File: in-search-of-the-perfect-health-system.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Winner of the first prize in the Health and Social Care category at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2016. With chapters on 25 different countries, this practical and succinct guide to the world's major health systems explores what lessons can be drawn from each to improve health worldwide. Each chapter is an essay designed to give the reader essential knowledge of the history, strengths, weaknesses and lessons of each health system and provide a truly global health perspective – all in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. Whether a healthcare manager or a student studying health systems, this accessible and engaging book provides a fascinating insight in to how health care is delivered around the world.

Blake Pierce: Suspense Bundle (Her Last Wish and The Perfect Wife)

By Blake Pierce
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Blake Pierce
  • Book Code : 1094374849
  • Total of Pages : 500
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 562
  • Pdf File: blake-pierce.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A two-book mystery bundle by #1 bestselling author Blake Pierce, author of ONCE GONE, a #1 bestseller on Amazon with over 350 five star reviews! Here is a bundle of the first books in two Blake Pierce series—the Rachel Gift series and Jessie Hunt Psychological Suspense Thriller series—all here in one convenient place. This bundle offers a great introduction to Blake Pierce’s series with over 140,000 words of reading. In HER LAST WISH (A Rachel Gift FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1), FBI Agent Rachel Gift, 33, unparalleled for her ability to enter the minds of serial killers, is a rising star in the Behavioral Crimes Unit—until a routine doctor visit reveals she has but a few months left to live. Not wishing to burden others with her pain, Rachel decides, agonizing as it is, not to tell anyone—not even her boss, her partner, her husband, or her seven-year-old daughter. She wants to go down fighting, and to take as many serial killers with her as she can. A serial killer strikes in the Virginia area, targeting women who seek fertility treatments. As Rachel enters his sick and twisted mind, she struggles to understand his motive, or the connection between the victims. Worse, the case strikes too close to home, bringing up memories of her own fertility treatments, and her failed mission to have a second child. As she seeks insight from a diabolical, jailed serial killer, she immediately realizes it’s a mistake. Can he see right through her? Can Rachel keep her secret and keep her deteriorating health at bay long enough to finish the job? Can she fulfill her own bucket list before she dies? And can she keep herself from descending down the dark hole of her own traumatic past? In THE PERFECT WIFE (A Jessie Hunt Psychological Suspense Thriller—Book 1), criminal profiler-in-training Jessie Hunt is sure she's finally put the darkness of her childhood behind her. She and her husband, Kyle, just moved from a cramped downtown Los Angeles apartment into a Westport Beach mansion. Kyle's promotion has them swimming in money. And Jessie is on the verge of getting her Master's degree in forensic psychology, the last step in her dream of becoming a criminal profiler. But soon after their arrival, Jessie begins to notice a series of strange developments. The neighbors—and their au pairs—all seem to be hiding secrets. The mysterious yacht club Kyle is desperate to join is rife with cheating spouses, and with troubling rules of its own. And the notorious serial killer being held at the psychiatric hospital where Jessie is completing her degree seems to know more about her life than is normal—or safe. As her world starts to unravel, Jessie begins to question everything around her—including her own sanity. Has she truly uncovered a disturbing conspiracy buried within a sunny, wealthy Southern California beach town? Does the mass murderer she's studying really somehow know the origin of her private nightmares? Or has her tortured past finally come back to claim her? Dark psychological thrillers with heart-pounding suspense, HER LAST WISH and THE PERFECT WIFE mark the debut of two riveting series—and beloved characters—that will leave you turning pages late into the night! Books #2 in each series series—HER LAST CHANCE and THE PERFECT BLOCK—are also available.

Familiar Faces, Less Familiar Stories

By Debaprasad Mukherjee
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing
  • Book Code : 1482821087
  • Total of Pages : 148
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 253
  • Pdf File: familiar-faces-less-familiar-stories.pdf

Book Short Summary:

I am a thief. While travelling through a rather longish journey of life, I was fortunate enough to come across a variety of characters. There were moments with them that were worth stealing. I have stolen them and preserved carefully in a sacred corner of my heart. Now the time has come when it looks selfish that I have failed to share my treasure with the masses in general and the connoisseurs in particular. While going through the book, you are sure to come across the characters that you encounter in day-to-day life. All of them have a story. Some of these strike a chord in you. These are the things you preserve and that is reflected in you as well. Feelings are precious and make a permanent impression which you carry forward. This is the essence of literature. While I said this, there is no claim from my side that the works are of great literary value. It is my humble endeavour to share my stolen treasure with you so that I am no more tagged as selfish. There are eleven short stories in this collection. The characters belong to different walks of life, and are mostly commoners; like you and me. But do the commoners not have uncommon stories? My success depends on whether you enjoy the stories. It is after all, the enjoyment that matters.

A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign

By Brad D. Lookingbill
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1119071879
  • Total of Pages : 536
  • Category : History
  • Members : 280
  • Pdf File: a-companion-to-custer-and-the-little-bighorn-campaign.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An accessible and authoritative overview of the scholarship that has shaped our understanding of one of the most iconic battles in the history of the American West Combines contributions from an array of respected scholars, historians, and battlefield scientists Outlines the political and cultural conditions that laid the foundation for the Centennial Campaign and examines how George Armstrong Custer became its figurehead Provides a detailed analysis of the battle maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying special attention to Indian testimony from the battlefield Concludes with a section examining how the Battle of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading influence on American culture

The Ornithosauria

By H. G. Seeley
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 896
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 354
  • Pdf File: the-ornithosauria.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"The Ornithosauria" by H. G. Seeley. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Perfect Match

By Susan May Warren
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Incorporated
  • Book Code : 141433270X
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 133
  • Pdf File: the-perfect-match.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Ellie Karlson is new to Deep Haven. As the town's interim fire chief, she is determined to lead the local macho fire crew in spite of their misconceptions about her. But when someone begins setting deadly fires, Ellie faces the biggest challenge of her life. Especially when sparks fly with one of the volunteers on her crew: Pastor Dan Matthews. As Ellie battles to do her job and win the respect of her crew, she finds that there is one fire she can't fight—the one Dan has set in her heart.

Early Phase Drug Evaluation in Man

By John O'Grady,Otto I Linet
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1000717771
  • Total of Pages : 737
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 616
  • Pdf File: early-phase-drug-evaluation-in-man.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Early Phase Drug Evaluation in Man is a comprehensive, practical guide that covers pre-clinical information relevant to early human studies, including pharmaceutical, metabolic, toxicological, and regulatory aspects, as well as the general considerations relevant to all early human studies. Each major therapeutic area is considered by class of activity of drug. The chapters describe what measurements of drug activity are available in healthy human subjects and in patients, how to make the measurements, their value and their limitations. The contributors have been drawn internationally from the pharmaceutical industry and academia. Early Phase Drug Evaluation in Man will provide an important reference guide for industry and academic professionals involved in the development of new drugs.

Because I Said So

By Dawn Meehan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 9781451613933
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 434
  • Pdf File: because-i-said-so.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Yes, there are times when it’s appropriate to reason with your child, to patiently and eloquently explain why he or she needs to do as you ask. You might present convincing arguments like “Because it makes you strong”; “Because it will keep you safe”; “Because it’s good for you”; “Because it’s bad for you.” But there are times when the only thing that really makes sense is . . . “Because I said so!!” This book is a hilarious, honest romp through motherhood—the joys, the sleeplessness, the frazzled days, the unending carpooling, the in-house refereeing, the dieting (yeah, right), the worrying—and did we say, the joy? Here’s what some of that joy looks like—with excerpts straight from the book: • I tried to do the Buns of Steel video, but quickly realized that it wasn’t intended for people who have buns of pudding. • I felt like my head might explode. I kind of hoped it would so I could take a nice, peaceful ambulance ride out of there. • I was a little at a loss. I mean, those parenting books don’t tell you how to break up a fight over an imaginary friend. • Moms aren’t allowed to get sick more than one day a year. Single moms aren’t allowed to get sick ever. • Before you have children you can’t imagine yourself saying things like “Don’t put chocolate milk in your pants,” “Take the hot dog out of your nose,” or “Because I said so!” If you’re a mom-to-be or a mom in the trenches, you’ll love knowing that you’re not the only one out there who sometimes just figures it out as you go along—and sometimes can’t figure it out at all. But in the end, Dawn has these words of encouragement just for you: “Enjoy this time. Even when they make you crazy, these are the best days of your life.” And they really are, aren’t they?

Servant of the Bones

By Anne Rice
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Book Code : 030757590X
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 251
  • Pdf File: servant-of-the-bones.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the Bones. He is ghost, genii, demon, angel--pure spirit made visible. He pours his heart out to us as he journeys from an ancient Babylon of royal plottings and religious upheavals to Europe of the Black Death and on to the modern world. There he finds himself, amidst the towers of Manhattan, in confrontation with his own human origins and the dark forces that have sought to condemn him to a life of evil and destruction.