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A Promise To Keep

By Lilian Harry
  • ISBN Code: : 1409130231
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
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A powerful and evocative saga - the sequel to A GIRL CALLED THURSDAY. When Thursday Tilford returns to Haslar Hospital after two years serving as a VAD in Egypt, she finds many changes. With the town packed with troops waiting to leave for the Normandy beaches, and Haslar on standby for the wounded, Thursday's thoughts go to the two men who are vying for her heart: Connor Kirkpatrick, the naval doctor she met at Haslar in 1940, and army doctor Mark Sangster, who travelled with her on the troopship to Egypt. Although she longs to keep her promise to Connor, Thursday's feelings for Mark force her to consider the nature of promises and even, in the end, the nature of love itself. It is only as the war ends and she is presented with an ultimatum that she understands the truth about love, about promises - and about herself.

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  • Book Code : 1338153706
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A warm, intimate portrait of Jackie Robinson, America's sports icon, told from the unique perspective of a unique insider: his only daughter. Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this warm loving biography of the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. Jackie Robinson was an outstanding athlete, a devoted family man and a dedicated civil rights activist. The author explores the fascinating circumstances surrounding Jackie Robinson's breakthrough. She also tells the off-the-field story of Robinson's hard-won victories and the inspiring effect he had on his family, his community. . . his country! Includes never-before-published letters by Jackie Robinson, as well as photos from the Robinson family archives.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476735069
  • Total of Pages : 352
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  • Publisher : RLH Publishing
  • Book Code : 1940285143
  • Total of Pages : 269
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Promise to Keep is book two in the New York Times bestselling three-book series Promises. I’ve loved her since we were seven. We were best friends. We even made a pact to marry each other if we were both still single at thirty. I grew up thinking I would always love her for the rest of my life. But I was proven wrong. Because the first time I made love to her turned out to be the first time I hated her. It became the first time she hurt me, and the first time I wanted nothing to do with her. Today, nine years after the day that broke us apart, we are both thirty and single, and fate decided to intervene. I finally discovered that the reasons behind her betrayal were far different from the ones I’d created years ago in my mind. Now I’m torn between my hatred over what she did and my undying love for the one girl who I’ve held close to my heart for most of my life. But is the truth enough for me to forgive her? This is book two in the three-book series Promises. Books two and three will be full-length novels. Book One: Promise to Marry Book Two: Promise to Keep Book Three: Promise of Forever New Adult Contemporary Romance **Mature Content** Recommended for 17+ due to mature language and adult situations.

Promises to Keep

By Joe Biden
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1588366650
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 929
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Book Short Summary:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • President Joe Biden, the author of Promise Me, Dad, tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s beloved, influential vice president. “I remain captivated by the possibilities of politics and public service. In fact, I believe that my chosen profession is a noble calling.”—Joe Biden Joe Biden has both witnessed and participated in a momentous epoch of American history. In Promises to Keep, Joe Biden reveals what these experiences taught him about himself, his colleagues, and the institutions of government. With his customary candor and wit, Biden movingly recounts growing up in a staunchly Catholic multigenerational household in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware; overcoming personal tragedy, life-threatening illness, and career setbacks; his relationships with presidents, with world leaders, and with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle; and his leadership of powerful Senate committees. Through these and other recollections, Biden shows us how the guiding principles he learned early in life—to work to make people’s lives better; to honor family and faith; to value persistence, candor, and honesty—are the foundation on which he has based his life’s work as husband, father, and public servant. Promises to Keep is an intimate series of reflections from a public servant who surmounted numerous challenges to become one of our most effective leaders and who refuses to be cynical about politics. It is also a stirring testament to the promise of the United States. Praise for Promises to Keep “A ripping good read . . . Biden is a master storyteller and has stories worth telling.”—The Christian Science Monitor “A compelling personal story.”—The New York Times “Moving . . . [Biden’s] response to tragedy and near death [is] both admirable and likable.”—Salon

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  • Book Code : 1134000944
  • Total of Pages : 328
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This book takes a serious look at the erosion of democratic public life and public education, and offers directions for re-imagining, re-designing, and re-inventing the current system. Bridging the disciplines of film studies, postcolonial studies, curriculum theory, and politics, these essays suggest new possibilities for curriculum, and shed new light on what shape public education could take in coming decades.

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  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Book Code : 1617499862
  • Total of Pages : 256
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This autobiography traces the life of Floyd Little who wasraised in poverty in New Haven, Connecticut, was bowlegged, sent off to military school, and told his IQ was too low to even consider college. He overcame those obstacles to become a three-time All-American football player at Syracuse University and one of the best NFL running backs of his era with the Denver Broncos. After football, he earned a law degree and ran a successful automobile dealership for more than 25 years. In Promises to Keep, Floyd Little reflects on a lifetime of beating the odds and achieving excellence on and off the field. He shares his memories from his record-setting seasons at Syracuse and in Denver and reflects on his long, unconventional road to the Pro Football Hall of Fame."

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  • Publisher : Bethany House
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  • Total of Pages : 368
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Eleven-year-old Roz (Rosalind) Anthony and her family have just moved to Mills River, Illinois, to escape an abusive situation. Only days after settling into their new home, they are surprised to find the previous owner, Tillie Monroe, on their front porch reading the newspaper. Though her sons have sold the house and sent her to a facility for the aged, she is determined to die in the place she lived her life, and somehow manages to find her way "home" day after day. Feeling sympathy for the elderly woman, Roz's mother allows Tillie to move back in. Mara Nightingale becomes Roz's first friend in Mills River. In spite of their many differences, the girls discover they have something in common that binds them together--both are hiding secrets. So they make a promise--"cross my heart and hope to die"--never to tell anyone else. When danger stalks the Anthonys, Tillie exhibits unimaginable courage and selfless love in her determination to protect the family she has adopted as her own.

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  • Publisher : Whisper Valley Press LLC (Cara Putman)
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 467
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Softness removed the lines around her eyes. “I love you, Art Wilson.” Before he could respond, she stood on tiptoe and stole the rest of his breath with a kiss. He deepened the kiss and thoughts of abandoning the walk played in his mind. A heartwarming WWII historical from award-winning author Cara Putman: Can new love endure heartbreak? Josie Wilson’s newlywed life is perfect—until her hopes and dreams are shattered by a miscarriage. She’s not sure her wounded heart will ever heal. Then Art asks her to open their home to a distant cousin who’s been evacuated from England. Will the child open her heart? Or will she remain closed off to the prospect of future pain? Art Wilson adores his bride, but he never anticipated how challenging marriage could be. When grief over the baby they’ve lost forms a chasm between him and his new wife, he wonders if he has made a horrible mistake. Why can’t Josie support him and understand his long hours are necessary as the industry is reeling in the early days of World War II? Will the ravages of war and personal grief tear Josie and Art apart, or will they keep the promises made to each other on their wedding day? Click “send a free sample” and start reading now! Other books in this series: Canteen Dreams Sandhill Dreams Captive Dreams A Promise Forged A Promise Born

Promises To Keep

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  • Total of Pages : 250
  • Category : Fiction
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By-the-book Secret Service Agent Joe Stonehouse is assigned to work with rebel Agent Luke Ludzecky on a task force to combat school violence. When they go undercover in Fairholm, NY, to a school flagged for an outbreak, they find that the institution is indeed in danger. But when Joe butts heads with principal Suzanna Quinn, and teacher Kelsey Cunningham gets close to her new student Luke, all their personal lives are turned upside down. In Book 1, PROMISES TO KEEP, follow the fast-paced plot ripped straight from the headlines and bask in the love stories that will make you believe in romance. Don’t miss all five books in the Lean On Me Series, heart-wrenching stories of teens in jeopardy and the adults who’ve dedicated their lives to helping them: PROMISES TO KEEP, MICHAEL’S FAMILY, TRUST IN ME, WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN and A PRICE WORTH PAYING. Praise for PROMISES TO KEEP: "Shay does an admirable job with a difficult subject, writing about school violence with sensitivity and realism and without shying away from any of the hard issues, such as the balance between the students' protection and their civil liberties." Shelley Mosley Booklist “Kathryn Shay’s storytelling grabbed me on page one and her characters held me until the very last word.” Barbara Bretton, USA TODAY bestselling author. “Kathryn Shay is a master of her craft. PROMISES TO KEEP will hold you on the edge of your seat with an ending you’ll remember long after you turn the last page.” USA TODAY bestselling author Catherine Anderson. "Kathryn Shay’s first mainstream romantic suspense is a gripping story that will haunt readers with its authenticity. And those who pick up a copy will find not one, but two absorbing romance threads, full of sensuality and fire. If ever the label of “sure thing” were deserved by a book, PROMISES TO KEEP is such a book.” The Romance Reader “These are all living breathing people you might meet anywhere at any time. The action and suspense balance well with the love, so that neither plot is skimped upon. I eagerly await her next release.” Huntress Reviews “A wonderful work of contemporary romance, with a plot ripped straight from the headlines. Kathryn Shay never disappoints.” NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Lisa Gardner

Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

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  • Book Code : 019102208X
  • Total of Pages : 500
  • Category : Law
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Book Short Summary:

In recent years there has been a revival of interest in the philosophical study of contract law. In 1981 Charles Fried claimed that contract law is based on the philosophy of promise and this has generated what is today known as 'the contract and promise debate'. Cutting to the heart of contemporary discussions, this volume brings together leading philosophers, legal theorists, and contract lawyers to debate the philosophical foundations of this area of law. Divided into two parts, the first explores general themes in the contract theory literature, including the philosophy of promising, the nature of contractual obligation, economic accounts of contract law, and the relationship between contract law and moral values such as personal autonomy and distributive justice. The second part uses these philosophical ideas to make progress in doctrinal debates, relating for example to contract interpretation, unfair terms, good faith, vitiating factors, and remedies. Together, the essays provide a picture of the current state of research in this revitalized area of law, and pave the way for future study and debate.

I Promise

By LeBron James
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0063017342
  • Total of Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! An Instant Indie Bestseller! *An Amazon Best Book of the Year * A B&N Best Book of the Year* A great gift for tiny go-getters and big dreamers, including for back to school! NBA champion and superstar LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation’s I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness. Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close. I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today. Featuring James’s upbeat, rhyming text and vibrant illustrations perfectly crafted for a diverse audience by #1 New York Times bestselling and Geisel Honor winning artist Nina Mata, this book has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best. Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom, I Promise is also a great gift for graduation, birthdays, and other occasions. Plus check out the audiobook, read by LeBron James's mother and I Promise School supporter Gloria James!

Moral Writings

By H. A. Prichard
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  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Book Code : 0191530492
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Philosophy
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  • Pdf File: moral-writings.pdf

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A Promise to All

By Peter G. Anderson
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 9781475933741
  • Total of Pages : 196
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 330
  • Pdf File: a-promise-to-all.pdf

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Peter G. Anderson first met Master Wong when he was a sixteen-year-old boy searching for answers. To Anderson, Master Wong possessed wisdom that seemed almost inhuman. He saw everything, felt everything, and knew everythinga gift that was respected without question due to Master Wongs incredible kindness and humanness. With Master Wongs quiet guidance, Andersons life began to change. As Anderson grew into an adult, he eventually lost contact with his mentor. As he married, built a business, and had children, he had no idea that one day he would reach an awakening that would lead him back to the powerful guidance of his once cherished advisor. In his guidebook to help others find their own awareness and true purpose, Anderson shares anecdotes that provide a poignant glimpse into his relationship with Master Wong and how he learned to recover his closeness with God, his fellow man, earth, and most importantly, with himself. Included is insight into how others can ask important questions, find the real self, avoid the lure of perfectionism, and learn the right way to love. A Promise to All reveals one mans compelling journey to the truth while encouraging others to leave old habits behind and replace them with a new awareness about themselves and those around them.

Thinking in Promises

By Mark Burgess
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  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Book Code : 1491918489
  • Total of Pages : 194
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 376
  • Pdf File: thinking-in-promises.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Imagine a set of simple principles that could help you to understand how parts combine to become a whole, and how each part sees the whole from its own perspective. If such principles were any good, it shouldn’t matter whether we’re talking about humans on a team, birds in a flock, computers in a datacenter, or cogs in a Swiss watch. A theory of cooperation ought to be pretty universal, so we should be able to apply it both to technology and to the workplace. Such principles are the subject of Promise Theory, and the focus of this insightful book. The goal of Promise Theory is to reveal the behavior of a whole from the sum of its parts, taking the viewpoint of the parts rather than the whole. In other words, it is a bottom-up, constructionist view of the world. Start Thinking in Promises and find out why this discipline works for documenting system behaviors from the bottom-up.

Because God Made a Promise to Abraham

By Buddy Selman
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1456713124
  • Total of Pages : 334
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 974
  • Pdf File: because-god-made-a-promise-to-abraham.pdf

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Because God made a promise to Abraham concerning inheriting the land of Israel, a question arises. To which line of Abrahams descendants was the Promise made? Thats important because they worship different Gods. This poses the problem, who is the true God? This is the question of the ages concerning all claims of Deity. All things of life and death depend on that answer. This book addresses questions from the perspective that the God of the Bible through Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is the true God and the God of true Christianity. It distinguishes between true and counterfeit Christianity. The war that started with Satans attempt to dethrone God and elevate himself to the Almighty is the defining factor of conflict. Association is made between spiritual determinations and earthly happenings. The next earthly event distinguishing where we are in time is the Russian invasion of Israel. The only remaining possibility for Satans success is stopping God from keeping His promise to Abraham. The mid-east peace problem is not just about ownership of land, but about who is God? Also addressed doctrines and theories taught in error. Dispensations, covenants, and promises are defined. How Revelation is structured and plays out is explained. ne purpose of the book is to cause the reader to think. Not just about things termed religious but in truth, how all things are related, especially political. Hopefully it gives insight on how to prepare mentally, spiritually, and materially for what Scripture says will happen. Evidence shows we are the generation that experiences the Biblical end times and the fulfillment of Gods promise to Abraham. America must choose follow the true God or the Satanic one-world government! The book challenges the true Church to reestablish scripture as our highest authority and be about our task.

Promise to Return

By Elizabeth Byler Younts
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476735026
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 168
  • Pdf File: promise-to-return.pdf

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When World War II breaks out, Miriam’s fiancé, Henry, is drafted and sent to a conscientious objector camp. But when Henry feels called to fight on the front lines, he goes against the Amish church to follow God’s will—forcing Miriam to choose between the rules of her religion and the leading of her heart. When World War II breaks out, Miriam Coblentz’s peaceful Amish world is turned upside down... It’s 1943, and Miriam Coblentz and Henry Mast are nearing their wed­ding day when the unthinkable happens—Henry is drafted. However, since he is a part of the pacifist Amish tradition, Henry is sent to a conscientious objector Civilian Public Service camp. When he leaves for the work camp, his gaping absence turns Miriam’s life upside down. Little does she know it’s only the beginning... When Henry returns home, he brings news that shakes Miriam and their Amish community to the core. Henry believes God has called him to enlist in the army and fight for his country, leaving her to make an impor­tant decision: whether to choose loyalty to the peaceful life she’s always known or her love for Henry. Two worlds collide in this unforgettable debut novel, providing a fasci­nating and rare look into Amish culture during World War II. While Henry is battling enemies across the ocean, Miriam struggles between her devotion to Henry and her love of the Amish way of life. One question is at the bottom of it all: will she follow the rules of her religion or the leading of her heart?

One Shadow on the Wall

By Leah Henderson
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1481462970
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 897
  • Pdf File: one-shadow-on-the-wall.pdf

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An orphaned boy in contemporary Senegal must decide between doing what is right and what is easy as he struggles to keep a promise he made to his dying father in this “stirring” (School Library Journal) debut novel laced with magical realism. Eleven-year-old Mor was used to hearing his father’s voice, even if no one else could since his father’s death. It was comforting. It was also a reminder that Mor had made a promise to his father before he passed: keep your sisters safe. Keep the family together. But almost as soon as they are orphaned, that promise seems impossible to keep. With an aunt from the big city ready to separate him and his sisters as soon as she arrives, and a gang of boys from a nearby village wanting everything he has—including his spirit—Mor is tested in ways he never imagined. With only the hot summer months to prove himself, Mor must face a choice. Does he listen to his father and keep his heart true, but risk breaking his promise through failure? Or is it easier to just join the Danka Boys, whom despite their maliciousness are at least loyal to their own? One Shadow on the Wall is about love and loss, family and friendship, and creating your own future—even when it’s hard to do.

Promises to Keep

By Nick Harrison
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062309277
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 552
  • Pdf File: promises-to-keep.pdf

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A powerful new movement is sweeping across America:Christian men are coming together to make a difference in their families, churches, businesses, and communities.They are helping one another acknowledge a deep-seated need and hunger for spiritual nourishment and Christian fellowship. They are "sharpening" one another's understanding of what it means to be a man today. The first book of daily meditations created expressly for men in search of spirituality, Promises to Keep draws together the words of hundreds of prominent Christian authors and leaders. Offering inspiration and motivation, this little treasure provides the spiritual dimensions lacking in the lives of so many and proves that men can be strong and tender, can lead without tyranny, can be authoritative without arrogance, and can have relationships with each other that are full of meaning, insight, and even love.

A Promise is a Promise

By Wayne W. Dyer, Dr.
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  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Book Code : 9781401929657
  • Total of Pages : 93
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 473
  • Pdf File: a-promise-is-a-promise.pdf

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Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, the bestselling author and world-renowned teacher, brings you this extraordinary true story about two ordinary people whose lives were touched by miracles—and he shows us what these miracles can teach all of us. Edwarda O'Bara is a Miami woman who has been in a diabetic coma for 26 years. Defying all medical advice, her mother, Kaye, made a commitment to keep Edwarda alive and has been caring for her daughter around the clock for over a quarter of a century! This dedicated parent, now in her seventies, has fed her daughter every two hours and given her insulin every four hours, without ever missing an injection! Several years ago, Dr. Dyer read a story about Edwarda in a local newspaper and felt called upon to visit her and her mother. A caring friendship ensued that has blossomed into a passionate conviction to a cause. Dr. Dyer has made a commitment to help Edwarda and her mother and has written A Promise Is a Promise to not only share their incredible story with the world, but to raise money for Edwarda's care. The strength, power, and tenacity of Kaye O’Bara’s love has attracted numerous miracles over the years. These events have inspired the Miami community and have garnered intense interest from the media. This is a book you will never forget—about two people whose bond of love is everlasting.

Promise of Blood

By Brian McClellan
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  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Book Code : 0316219029
  • Total of Pages : 592
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 163
  • Pdf File: promise-of-blood.pdf

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"Just plain awesome" -- Brandon Sanderson Civil unrest cripples the citizens of Adro in the aftermath of the revolution that obliterated the monarchy. Now, Field Marshal Tamas and his lieutenants must confront the true cost of freedom in book one of the Powder Mage Trilogy. It's a bloody business overthrowing a king. . . Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and the greedy to scramble for money and power by Tamas's supposed allies: the Church, workers unions, and mercenary forces. It's up to a few. . . Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be his estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty is being tested by blackmail. But when gods are involved. . . Now, as attacks batter them from within and without, the credulous are whispering about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods waking to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing. But they should. . . Winner of the David Gemmell Morningstar Award for Best Debut Fantasy.

Explore Bible Stories

By David C Cook
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Book Code : 0830776699
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 284
  • Pdf File: explore-bible-stories.pdf

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These lessons help children thank, worship, and pray to God; learn about and begin to follow Jesus; decide to share and be kind; and tell what is special about Jesus. A 52-Week Bible Journey–Just for Kids!Route 52™ is a Bible-based journey that will take kids through the Bible every year from age 4 to 6. Every lesson features: Scripturally sound themes Culturally relevant, hands-on activities Age-appropriate Bible-learning challenges Reproducible life-application activity pages Route 52™ Bible lessons will help kids learn the Bible and how to apply it to their lives at their own level of spiritual development. These reproducible Bible lessons are appropriate for Bible school, children's church, youth group, kids club, and midweek Bible study programs.

The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak
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  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0307433846
  • Total of Pages : 578
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 849
  • Pdf File: the-book-thief.pdf

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

A Promise...to a Proposal?

By Kate Hardy
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1460385136
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 721
  • Pdf File: a-promise-to-a-proposal.pdf

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Pretty, petite midwife seeks friendship and romance! If they hadn't written matching online dating profiles, midwife Ruby Fisher would never have admitted her attraction to gorgeous Dr. Ellis Webster! He promised her late husband he'd look after her—and he's the last guy she should fall for… Ellis doesn't do permanent—he's due in Africa soon! He must shake off this uncomfortable desire for lovely Ruby. Except his plan to help her start dating again fails spectacularly…because she's the only woman he just doesn't want to let go of…

Moments with Marla

By Marla J. Henry
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 151279208X
  • Total of Pages : 562
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 618
  • Pdf File: moments-with-marla.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This work is a collection of daily Moments that come from the heart of God. The words are inspiring, moving, and thought provoking with the ability to resonate with its readers. You wont want to put it down.

Anatomy of what We Value Most

By William Gerber
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  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Book Code : 9789042003910
  • Total of Pages : 252
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 605
  • Pdf File: anatomy-of-what-we-value-most.pdf

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The book analyzes, synthesizes, and evaluates the insights of the world's outstanding thinkers, prophets, and literary masters on the good, the morally right, and the lovely (part one); the question whether the world operates on the basis of such universal laws as the logos, the tao, and the principle of polarity (part two); what there is and isn't in the world, including such categories as existence, reality, being, and nonbeing (part three); and pre-eminently credible and enriching beliefs about truth, wisdom, and what it all means (part four). Emphasis is placed on the divergent views of such intellectual giants as Confucius and Laotse in ancient China; the classical Hindu philosophers from ancient times to Gandhi and Tagore; patriarchs and prophets quoted in Scripture; Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; Saints Augustine and Thomas Aquinas in the Middle Ages; Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, and Kant; and nineteenth- and twentieth-century luminaries such as Bentham, Mill, Peirce, James, Dewey, Sartre, and Wittgenstein. The differences and resemblances of their cogitations are portrayed as a conversation of the ages on questions of persistent concern.