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Disturbed Girl's Redemption

Written By: James Howell
  • ID Book : 0956926053
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Number of Pages : 273
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 419
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : disturbed-girl-s-redemption.pdf

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Hannah Harker's search for love, sanity and salvation becomes a sickening marathon of depravity in the final installment of James Howell's Disturbed Girl trilogy.

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  • Isbn : 147661489X
  • Pages : 248
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Modern Romanian filmmaking has received wide international recognition. From 2001 to 2011, promising young filmmakers have been embraced as important members of European cinema. The country developed a new fervor for filmmaking and a dozen new movies have received international awards and recognition from some of the most important critics worldwide. This development, sometimes called “New Wave cinema,” is fully explored in this book. By using a comparative approach and searching for similarities among cinematic styles and trends, the study reveals that the young Romanian directors are part of a larger, European, way of filmmaking. The discussion moves from specific themes, motifs and narratives to the philosophy of a whole generation, such as Cristi Puiu, Cristian Mungiu, Radu Muntean, Corneliu Porumboiu, Tudor Giurgiu, and others.

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
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Belief is power. Choice is illusion. Justice is imminent. Meet Enael, a guardian angel who excels at attracting humans who don't listen, scrutiny from the highest levels of Heaven, and, of course, demons plotting to upset the entire balance of power in the Earthly realm. This boxed set contains the three primary books and companion novel of the Fallen Redemption trilogy: Guarding Angel, Reaping Angel, Warring Angel, and The Impending Possession of Scarlet Wakebridge-Rosé. Fans of Fallen, Black Wings, and Hush, Hush will love this fantastic series by science fiction and fantasy author Samantha L. Strong. Reviews “Kept me turning the pages until early in the morning…” “Seriously, don’t put it down. It gets better with every page you turn…” “The author took me on a journey I did not expect…” “Heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and multi-faceted…” “Disturbing, entertaining, emotional, and for me, philosophical…” “Rather than thinking, ‘Could I believe this world exists?’ I'm actually trying to persuade myself it doesn't…” “An original and refreshing take on angels…” “I loved Enael so much…” “I love this book…” “This is a must-read series!” Guarding Angel, Book #1 An exasperated guardian angel. A stubborn human. A distracting charmer. An interfering demon. Heaven and Hell are about to be turned upside down. Guarding Angel is the first book in the Fallen Redemption trilogy, featuring an angel determined to prove herself, a demonic plot to wrestle power from Heaven, and secrets that will reverberate throughout Earth's history. Reaping Angel, Book #2 A resolute fallen angel. An unjust penance. A demonic, interfering ex. The consequences for betraying Heaven are dire. Reaping Angel is the second book in the Fallen Redemption trilogy, featuring a fed-up former angel, buried secrets from the past, and a cold, hard look at the ugliness of life—and death. Warring Angel, Book #3 A worldwide conflict. A prophetic warning. The rise of an ancient evil. History will never be the same. Warring Angel is the final book in the Fallen Redemption trilogy, featuring an angel coming into her power, an evil older than the Earth itself, and a war that will change the face of Heaven and Hell forever. The Impending Possession of Scarlet Wakebridge-Rosé, Companion novel A demon. A past life bargain. One week to stop a possession. Some mistakes last a lifetime. Others last two. This stand-alone novel set in the Fallen Redemption universe extends the series to modern day. Enter a world where humans reincarnate, demons interfere in daily life, and the currents of fate carry us all to our destinies.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Publisher : Quercus
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  • Pages : 352
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  • Pages : 368
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  • Publisher : Boonies Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 221
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  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Isbn : 1772469971
  • Pages : 274
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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  • Pages : 224
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  • Pages : 192
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By Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus,Susan G. Fowler
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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  • Pages : 233
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  • Pages : 368
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  • Pages : 256
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By Tom Rob Smith
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By Amy Sargeant
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1838714766
  • Pages : 384
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By Anonymous
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1501157868
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
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Hurt people hurt people. Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer’s assistant and, somehow, they met in Bright Lights, Big City. He’s blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending novel, but above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.

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By Jennie Melamed
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Isbn : 0316463671
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 359
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Never Let Me Go meets The Giver in this haunting debut about a cult on an isolated island, where nothing is as it seems. Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only the Wanderers -- chosen male descendants of the original ten -- are allowed to cross to the wastelands, where they scavenge for detritus among the still-smoldering fires. The daughters of these men are wives-in-training. At the first sign of puberty, they face their Summer of Fruition, a ritualistic season that drags them from adolescence to matrimony. They have children, who have children, and when they are no longer useful, they take their final draught and die. But in the summer, the younger children reign supreme. With the adults indoors and the pubescent in Fruition, the children live wildly -- they fight over food and shelter, free of their fathers' hands and their mothers' despair. And it is at the end of one summer that little Caitlin Jacob sees something so horrifying, so contradictory to the laws of the island, that she must share it with the others. Born leader Janey Solomon steps up to seek the truth. At seventeen years old, Janey is so unwilling to become a woman, she is slowly starving herself to death. Trying urgently now to unravel the mysteries of the island and what lies beyond, before her own demise, she attempts to lead an uprising of the girls that may be their undoing. Gather the Daughters is a smoldering debut; dark and energetic, compulsively readable, Melamed's novel announces her as an unforgettable new voice in fiction.

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By Akwaeke Emezi
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  • Publisher : Make Me a World
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  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
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  • Pages : 400
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  • File Pdf: the-outsiders.pdf

Book Summary:

Winnie Monks has never forgotten - or forgiven - the death of a young agent on her team at the hands of a former Russian Army Major turned gangster. Now, years later, she hears the Major is travelling to a villa on the Costa del Sol and she asks permission to send in a surveillance unit. They find an empty property near the Major's. The Villa Paraiso. It's perfect to spy from - and as a base for Winnie's darker, less official, plans. But it turns out that the property isn't deserted. The owners have invited a young British couple to 'house sit' while they are away. For Jonno and Posie, just embarking on a relationship, this is supposed to be a carefree break in the sun. But when the Secret Service team arrives in paradise, everything changes.

From Darkness to Light

By Supriya K. Deas
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Isbn : 1982259876
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 774
  • File Pdf: from-darkness-to-light.pdf

Book Summary:

Try as she might to be a good person and live in a healthy way, Supriya always seemed to fail. Even at the ashram while studying with her compassionate Yoga Master, Baba Hari Dass, the sins of her past haunted her with guilt and shame. One day, while out on a walk with her silent guru, he suddenly stopped to write her a message. It said, “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” Fondly remembering her beloved Master, Supriya admits, “I don’t know anything about being a saint, but that simple phrase gave me hope that one day I could forgive myself and live a happy life.” From Darkness To Light is Supriya’s transparent narration of her spiritual awakening that eventually leads her to prison to free her son.

Redemption's Return

By Erin Heitzmann
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 9781463411800
  • Pages : 505
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 128
  • File Pdf: redemption-s-return.pdf

Book Summary:

Although six, long months have passed since Rebecca took her leave from Jean Luc Rousseau near the outskirts of Breles, his feelings for the young woman have remained the same Six months have passed since the Redemption and her crew set sail for the West Indies, but tensions continue to mount back home as Napoleon Bonaparte, in his vain quest to rule all of Europe, creates a quick and efficient chaos to erupt among his countrymen, as well as his British adversaries in neighboring England. Mounting an oppressive manhunt for suspected dissidents and traitors loyal to the French Republic, Bonaparte creates a ruthless regime of terror in which daily executions are carried out in the name of political genocide. Jean Luc Rousseau, along with Claude and Marielle Laroche, are sheltered from the all-too-recent upheaval living in the quiet community of Guilers, until an enchanting newcomer arrives. Her very presence threatens the placid complacency that has each of them under its spell, but when calamity strikes, all believe that only Rebecca can provide the evidence necessary to substantiate the truth. Will the Redemption return in time for her to save the life of Jean Luc Rousseau?

Charisma in Politics, Religion and the Media

By D. Aberbach
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 0230378374
  • Pages : 121
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 250
  • File Pdf: charisma-in-politics-religion-and-the-media.pdf

Book Summary:

What are the origins of charisma? Are these the same in the various forms of public life, in politics and the media as well as in religion? In this new and radical interpretation of charisma, David Aberbach argues that the basis of charisma in all its forms must be found in the often-obscure symbolic intersection between the inner world of the charismatic and external social and political reality. As illustrations of various facets of this argument, he provides general analyses of charisma in politics, religion and the media as well as individual studies of Churchill, Hitler, Krishnamurti, Bialik and Chaplin.

Watch You Bleed

By Stephen Davis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1440639280
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 976
  • File Pdf: watch-you-bleed.pdf

Book Summary:

The New York Times bestselling epic tale of the last great rock band From the bestselling author of Hammer of the Gods comes the complete story of Guns N? Roses ? from their drug-fueled blastoff in the 80s to the turbulent life of legendary singer Axl Rose, and his fifteen-year, multimillion dollar quest to make the perfect hard rock album. Riotous world tours. Drug-induced rampages. One hundred millions albums sold. In his sixth major rock biography, Stephen Davis details the riveting story of the last great rock band. Watch You Bleed documents the life of every band member, including the improbable story of W. Axl Rose. Davis brilliantly captures the Guns? raw power ? from the gutters of Sunset Strip to the biggest stadiums on the planet. Based on exclusive interviews, private archives, and packed with stunning revelations, Watch You Bleed is the savage, definitive, and highly unauthorized story of Guns N? Roses. For the first time, millions of fans will learn the whole truth about this legendary band.

The Comic Vision and the Christian Faith

By Conrad Hyers
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1592443958
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 373
  • File Pdf: the-comic-vision-and-the-christian-faith.pdf

Book Summary:

Is comedy an inconsequential part of life, useful primarily for relaxation and escape? Conrad Hyers asserts that comedy is central to all aspects of existence. In The Comic Vision and the Christian Faith Hyers offers the first detailed study of the special significance of comic and religious themes to show that the comic tradition enriches and informs as well as entertains. Maintaining that comedy constitutes its own mythology, Hyers examines the great array of comic figures - tricksters, clowns, jesters, fools, humorists, comedians, and the like - and shows their historical significance in giving meaning to the major issues with which humankind has been concerned. Finally, Hyers shows us that when we appreciate the importance of the comic vision, we gain a keener, fresher, and more meaningful outlook.

Flight of the Sparrow

By Amy Belding Brown
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0698137531
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 993
  • File Pdf: flight-of-the-sparrow.pdf

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From the author of Emily's House comes a “compelling, emotionally gripping”* novel of historical fiction—perfect for readers of America’s First Daughter. Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1676. Even before Mary Rowlandson was captured by Indians on a winter day of violence and terror, she sometimes found herself in conflict with her rigid Puritan community. Now, her home destroyed, her children lost to her, she has been sold into the service of a powerful woman tribal leader, made a pawn in the ongoing bloody struggle between English settlers and native people. Battling cold, hunger, and exhaustion, Mary witnesses harrowing brutality but also unexpected kindness. To her confused surprise, she is drawn to her captors’ open and straightforward way of life, a feeling further complicated by her attraction to a generous, protective English-speaking native known as James Printer. All her life, Mary has been taught to fear God, submit to her husband, and abhor Indians. Now, having lived on the other side of the forest, she begins to question the edicts that have guided her, torn between the life she knew and the wisdom the natives have shown her. Based on the compelling true narrative of Mary Rowlandson, Flight of the Sparrow is an evocative tale that transports the reader to a little-known time in early America and explores the real meanings of freedom, faith, and acceptance. READERS GUIDE INCLUDED

The Book of Esther and the Typology of Female Transfiguration in American Literature

By Ariel Clark Silver
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Isbn : 1498564798
  • Pages : 254
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 905
  • File Pdf: the-book-of-esther-and-the-typology-of-female-transfiguration-in-american-literature.pdf

Book Summary:

This monograph treats the biblical figure of Esther and her reception in nineteenth-century American literature. After providing an understanding of the Book of Esther in the Hebrew Bible and its contested acceptance over centuries in various scriptural canons, the work focuses on the reception of the Esther text in America.

Redemption Road

By John Hart
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Isbn : 1250022916
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 563
  • File Pdf: redemption-road.pdf

Book Summary:

Now a New York Times Bestseller Over 2 million copies of his books in print. The first and only author to win back-to-back Edgars for Best Novel. Every book a New York Times bestseller. Since his debut bestseller, The King of Lies, reviewers across the country have heaped praise on John Hart. Each novel has taken Hart higher on the New York Times Bestseller list as his masterful writing and assured evocation of place have won readers around the world and earned history's only consecutive Edgar Awards for Best Novel with Down River and The Last Child. Now, Hart delivers his most powerful story yet. Imagine: A boy with a gun waits for the man who killed his mother. A troubled detective confronts her past in the aftermath of a brutal shooting. After thirteen years in prison, a good cop walks free as deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, a body cools in pale linen... This is a town on the brink. This is Redemption Road. Brimming with tension, secrets, and betrayal, Redemption Road proves again that John Hart is a master of the literary thriller. Now with an excerpt from John Hart's next book The Hush, available in February 2018.

Trishala Born a prostitute

By Sharmila Banerjee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 169
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 333
  • File Pdf: trishala-born-a-prostitute.pdf

Book Summary:

Trishala, “Born A Prostitute”, tells the story of a young girl named Trishala, who is born in a community which is into Caste Based Prostitution. She was initiated into this profession when she was just 12 years old with the Nath-Utarna Ceremony, and sold to the highest bidder for the night. Since then, every night she had to entertain a new customer. Trishala had never experienced a world outside her village and had a deep longing for true love. Trishala’s village Kashipur was the badlands between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, it is a dystopic underbelly, and a regressive crime infested matriarchal community. Siddharta, a business tycoon with a dejected past, accidentally lands himself in Kashipur and crosses paths with Trishala, which awakens true love in her. At the same time, a fiery journalist Samera and an IPS officer Abhishek are investigating a spate of kidnappings in the same area. Destiny brings Sidharta, Samera and Abhishek together, as they find themselves entangled in a bloody feud between two rival gangs of Kashipur, a multi-million-dollar drug and human trafficking nexus, and a crime infested regressive community. How this colossal endeavour unfolds, and Trishala’s journey of realization and rebellion, forms the crux of the story.

Muffin But Trouble

By Victoria Hamilton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Beyond The Page
  • Isbn : 1950461165
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 318
  • File Pdf: muffin-but-trouble.pdf

Book Summary:

In the new Merry Muffin Mystery from the author of Muffin to Fear, baker Merry Wynter must confront a spiritual guru who may be up to something far from heavenly . . . With plans for a new performing arts center at Wynter Castle taking up all her time, baker Merry Wynter has been all but unaware of the fringe group compound near her small town—until a street preacher accosts her with taunts of doom and damnation. Worried that some of her close friends may have been lured in by the group and its charismatic leader, Merry begins digging into the ministry—and soon suspects they may have ties to the recent death of a young woman and the disappearance of many others. With her rebellious teen friend Lizzie at her side, Merry steps in to confront the eerily submissive community and its misguided members, skeptical of their supposed spiritual leanings. When another young woman vanishes and Merry realizes the lives of people close to her are at stake, she will stop at nothing to uncover the group’s sinister secrets before the murderous ministry can strike again . . . Includes tasty baking recipes! Praise for the Merry Muffin Mysteries: “[Has] the ingredients for a wonderful cozy mystery series.” —New York Times bestselling author Paige Shelton “A great cozy with varied and interesting characters, nice plot with a few twists, and a good main character . . . Loved it!” —Mysteries and My Musings “Merry Wynter’s character is extremely well-developed . . . This is a great start to a promising new series for cozy mystery fans. Five Stars!” —Goodreads

Redemption at Creekside

By Keith A. Nonemaker
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1449770460
  • Pages : 130
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 420
  • File Pdf: redemption-at-creekside.pdf

Book Summary:

Creekside is a peaceful small town until its serenity is disturbed by a violent crime. Hank is a high-school dropout who loses his job and is then accused of that crime. He runs to the woods to hide, hoping to survive on his rusty Boy Scout training. There he encounters Amy, a raven-haired beauty who has come to her own woodland sanctuary to read and pray. Two different worlds have collided. Amy desires to show the redeeming love of God to Hank. But how can she do that? How can she make him understand? Sometimes words are not enough. Sometimes actions are required. But how much is she willing to risk, to see a lost soul redeemed?

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