The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:SM Reine

ISBN:1484053931

Total Pages:350

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Elise Kavanagh has exorcised demons, slain gods, and come back from the dead. And she’s done it all with the help of James Faulkner: a powerful witch, and the only person Elise has ever loved or trusted. But now the worst has happened. The Treaty protecting humanity from war between angels and demons has fallen. Elise has been taken by her greatest enemy and imprisoned in madness. And James may be responsible for it…

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Defying Destiny

Author:John H. Egbers

Publisher:Archway Publishing

ISBN:1480861367

Total Pages:304

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Stewart Fletcher is a restless young Englishman who desperately wants to become a part of the new technological advancements that are emerging with the turn of the century. With an intense ardor, he rebels against a life in which he will never find satisfaction or contentment and escapes prosecution by entering the United States illegally after a confrontation with a member of the elite British twentieth century society. After his determination, vision, and a fair dose of good luck allow him to successfully enter the exciting automobile market stimulated by geniuses like Henry Ford and Ransom Olds, Stewart quickly attains success and wealth. But just as he thinks all is well, he must face a business and personal crisis triggered by venture capitalists and a failed marriage to a talented Irish maiden. But will he be able to defy destiny again after he drastically changes his lifes course with his childhood sweetheart in a renovated carriage house near the Delaware River? In this historical novel, a young Englishman who sets out on a determined quest to become part of the motorcars early pioneering years is led to a destiny he never expected.

Defy the Fates

Author:Claudia Gray

Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN:0316440728

Total Pages:480

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The stunning finale to the Defy the Stars trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline. Hunted and desperate. Abel only has one mission left that matters: save the life of Noemi Vidal. To do that, he not only has to escape the Genesis authorities, he also must face the one person in the galaxy who still has the means to destroy him. Burton Mansfield's consciousness lives on, desperate for a home, and Abel's own body is his last bargaining chip. Alone in the universe. Brought back from the brink of death, Noemi Vidal finds Abel has not only saved her life, but he's made her into something else, something more. Not quite mech, yet not quite human any longer, Noemi must find her place in a universe where she is utterly unique, all while trying to create a world where anyone--even a mech--can be free. The final battle between Earth and the colony planets is here, and there's no lengths to which Earth won't go to preserve its domination over all humanity. But together, the universe's most advanced mech and its first human-mech hybrid might have the power to change the galaxy for good.

The Mysterious Mr. Quin

Author:Agatha Christie

Publisher:Harper Collins

ISBN:0062007254

Total Pages:320

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The inimitable Agatha Christie intrigues, surprises, and delights with The Mysterious Mr. Quin—a riveting collection of short stories centered around the enigmatic Harley Quin, whose unpredictable comings and goings are usually a good indication that something is about to happen…and rarely for the best. It had been a typical New Year's Eve party. But as midnight approaches, Mr. Satterthwaite—a keen observer of human nature—senses that the real drama of the evening is yet to unfold. And so it proves when a mysterious stranger knocks on the door. Who is this Mr. Quin? Mr. Satterthwaite's new friend is an enigma. He seems to appear and disappear almost like a trick of the light. In fact, the only consistent thing about him is that his presence is always an omen—sometimes good, but sometimes deadly. . . .

Key Stage 3 English Anthology: Shakespeare

Author:Steve Eddy

Publisher:Hodder Education

ISBN:1510477004

Total Pages:192

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Inspire your teaching with Key Stage 3 English Anthology: Shakespeare, a themed anthology designed to help you develop and implement a coherent curriculum that plans for progress from Year 7 through to Year 9. Featuring key extracts from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth, the Anthology guides students through each play, encouraging them to engage with the text to gain a thorough understanding of the context and literary techniques underpinning Shakespeare's work. Each extract is supported by Teaching and Learning Resources, including quizzes, lesson plans and PowerPoint slides to help you implement the content of the book. Each extract includes: - A context panel to provide key information to set the scene of Elizabethan England - Glossaries and annotations to help students work through each extract confidently - Look closely: key questions for students to consider as they work through the extracts - Now try this: writing and speaking activities to encourage students to get creative and actively engage with the text - Fast finisher tasks to support students who race ahead - A practice question to familiarise students with the command words they will see at GCSE

Fruitfulness

Author:Émile Zola

Publisher:Lindhardt og Ringhof

ISBN:8726647680

Total Pages:194

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Mathieu Froment lives in the suburbs of Paris and travels to the city every day to work. He and his wife Marianne have a loving relationship and an enormous amount of children. "Fruitfulness" is the first book in Emile Zola’s series , "Les Quatre Évangiles", where he explores the four qualities he felt were necessary to a healthy society: fertility, labor, truth, and justice. Émile Zola (1840 – 1902) was an influential French novelist, the most important example of the literary school of naturalism, and a major figure in the political liberalization of France. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.

The Complete works of Emile Zola

Author:emile Zola

Publisher:Prabhat Prakashan

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A longish volume of translations of all works of French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism - Emile Zola.

The Crown of Thorns: A Token for the Sorrowing

Author:E. H. Chapin

Publisher:Good Press

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Total Pages:175

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"The Crown of Thorns: A Token for the Sorrowing" by E. H. Chapin. 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 Hill of Venus

Author:Nathan Gallizier

Publisher:The Floating Press

ISBN:1776670078

Total Pages:383

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Milan-born author Nathan Gallizier brings the enchantment and intrigue of early medieval Italy to vivid life in his classic romance novel The Hill of Venus, set in the year 1266. Lovers Francesco and Ilaria want nothing more than to spend their lives together -- but seemingly insurmountable circumstances stand in the way.

Francis Moore

Author:Ellis O. Moore

Publisher:Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:9781469124018

Total Pages:443

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The Complete Plays of Jean Racine

Author:Jean Racine

Publisher:Penn State Press

ISBN:0271073837

Total Pages:168

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This is the third volume of a projected translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays—only the third time such a project has been undertaken. For this new translation, Geoffrey Alan Argent has rendered these plays in the verse form that Racine might well have used had he been English: namely, the “heroic” couplet. Argent has exploited the couplet’s compressed power and flexibility to produce a work of English literature, a verse drama as gripping in English as Racine’s is in French. Complementing the translation are the illuminating Discussion, intended as much to provoke discussion as to provide it, and the extensive Notes and Commentary, which offer their own fresh and thought-provoking insights. In Iphigenia, his ninth play, Racine returns to Greek myth for the first time since Andromache. To Euripides’s version of the tale he adds a love interest between Iphigenia and Achilles. And dissatisfied with the earlier resolutions of the Iphigenia myth (her actual death or her eleventh-hour rescue by a dea ex machina), Racine creates a wholly original character, Eriphyle, who, in addition to providing an intriguing new denouement, serves the dual dramatic purpose of triangulating the love interest and galvanizing the wholesome “family values” of this play by a jolt of supercharged passion.

Can't Hurt Me

Author:David Goggins

Publisher:David Goggins

ISBN:1544507860

Total Pages:364

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New York Times Bestseller Over 2.5 million copies sold For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest (Real) Man in America. In this curse-word-free edition of Can't Hurt Me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

Destiny's Fate

Author:Melissa bell

Publisher:Melissa Bell & J. Thiele Inc.

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Destiny is blind unable to see outside his realm, he's bored, lonely and beginning to dread his duties. Until he discovers an unconscious woman on his couch. He has no idea where she came from or how she got there but he wants to keep her. What lengths is he willing to go to make that happen? Is he willing to enter her world? With his mother determined to have her way, the universe will become the story of what you see isn't always what you get. Zandra wakes on a couch in the biggest library she has ever seen, she can't remember where she is, how she got there or even her own name. She is easily distracted by Destiny, the man of her dreams.

Architects of Fate

Author:Orison Swett Marden

Publisher:The Floating Press

ISBN:1775413861

Total Pages:473

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Architects of Fate, or, Steps to Success and Power, by Orison Swett Marden, is a book of inspiration to character-building, self-culture, to a full and rich manhood and womanhood, by most invigorating examples of noble achievement. It is characterized by the same remarkable qualities as its companion volume "Pushing to the Front."

The Fall of Arthur

Author:J. R. R. Tolkien

Publisher:HarperCollins UK

ISBN:0007489951

Total Pages:240

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The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the extraordinary story of the final days of England’s legendary hero, King Arthur.

Trust and Destiny

Author:Arwen Jayne

Publisher:Arwen Jayne

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Total Pages:95

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One minute he'd been Michael Williams, six foot four, short cut brown hair and unassuming brown eyes. The next minute he'd found himself in a vast boundless void of light and space with no point of reference. It was immensely peaceful with a sense of oneness and connectedness with everything . Then he was spat out the other side, confronted by a woman with sea-green eyes and hair the color of softly spun gold that flowed down her back. Horror stills Michael to the core as he realizes that he has travelled not just through space but time as well and this wondrous woman is destined to fight to save his planet from an invasion of aliens from the lower dimensions. Only trouble is she's going to be on the losing side. Kiana's a warrior and her kind don't interfere with free will or destiny." "If I must face what I must face tomorrow though, I have something to ask of you. It may even be the reason you came.” God help him, he thought he’d sell his soul if she wanted it. “Ask away. If there is anything I can do it would make me feel a bit less damn helpless right at this moment.” Kiana didn’t hesitate. If tomorrow was her doom then she wanted her moment with this amazing man. “Mate me.” ... Around midnight her sixth sense woke Sarah. Looking up amongst the stars she saw a strange and wondrous sight. A real UFO was coming into land due south of her position. It was unlike any aircraft she had ever seen. It was only because of her keen sight that she was able to make out its almost circular shape. There were no obvious portals or windows. Its mirror like surface sparkled like a myriad of diamonds. It wasn’t in any stealth mode. It hovered over the land for a moment and then seemingly disappeared straight into the earth. Her curiosity got the better of her. She banked her fire, gathered up her spear and her few belongings and headed off in the direction of the UFO.

Every Day I Fight

Author:Stuart Scott,Larry Platt

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:0698191005

Total Pages:320

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“When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.” – Stuart Scott The fearless, intimate, and inspiring story behind ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s unrelenting fight against cancer, with a foreword by Robin Roberts. Shortly before he passed away, on January 4, 2015, Stuart Scott completed work on this memoir. It was both a labor of love and a love letter to life itself. Not only did Stuart relate his personal story—his childhood in North Carolina, his supportive family, his athletic escapades, his on-the-job training as a fledgling sportscaster, his being hired and eventual triumphs at ESPN—he shared his intimate struggles to keep his story going. Struck by appendiceal cancer in 2007, Stuart battled this rare disease with an unimaginable tenacity and vigor. Countless surgeries, enervating chemotherapies, endless shuttling from home to hospital to office and back—Stuart continued defying fate, pushing himself through exercises and workout routines that kept him strong. He wanted to be there for his teenage daughters, Sydni and Taelor, not simply as their dad, but as an immutable example of determination and courage. Every Day I Fight is a saga of love, an inspiration to us all.