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Colder Than Sin

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ISBN10 : 1988812135

Publisher : Toni Anderson

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Hostage Negotiators can talk themselves out of anything—except falling in love. Top FBI negotiator Quentin Savage is hurled into his worst nightmare when a terrorist attack on a luxury hotel propels him from esteemed keynote speaker to powerless captive. Haley Cramer is a rich CEO and prides herself on her independence, but she is shaken to the core when gunmen attack a conference she is attending. She survives, but only because Quentin Savage pretends she’s his wife. Together Savage and Haley plot their escape from a ragtag army of brutal, but efficient, thugs, while struggling to figure out exactly who the enemy is. Why was the conference attacked, and why was Quentin a specific target?

A Cold Dark Place

Author : Toni Anderson

ISBN10 : 099189586X

Publisher : Toni Anderson

Number of Pages : 370

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: She’s an FBI agent hunting her sister’s killer. He’s an assassin who’ll die to keep her safe. His secret will destroy them both. With over eighteen-hundred 5-star reviews on Goodreads this Romantic Thriller leaves readers wanting more! Former CIA assassin Alex Parker works for a clandestine government organization hell-bent on taking out serial killers and pedophiles before they enter the justice system. Alex doesn't enjoy killing, but he’s good at it. FBI Agent Mallory Rooney has spent years hunting the monster who abducted her identical twin sister eighteen years ago. Now, during an on-going serial killer investigation, Mallory begins to suspect there’s a vigilante operating outside the law. When Mallory starts asking questions, Alex is ordered to watch her. As soon as they meet, the two begin to fall for one another. But the lies and betrayals that define Alex’s life threaten to destroy them both—especially when the man who stole her sister all those years ago makes Mallory his next target. Start reading this award-winning Romantic Suspense series today! Winner of the New England Readers' Choice Award and the Aspen Gold. Available in digital, print, and audiobook format from New York Times bestselling author Toni Anderson. What readers are saying... "Spine-tingling suspense and dangerously seductive romance!!"- Ripe For Reader "The suspense is high and the romance is hot!"--Harlequin Junkie "The suspense is nonstop and the romance is hot."--Avonna Loves Genres. "I couldn't find a good stopping point so I gave up trying to sleep and got up in the middle of the night and finished the book." The Book Nympho. "I loved this book."--The Voracious Reader. COLD JUSTICE SERIES A Cold Dark Place, #1 (Read for free!) Cold Pursuit, #2 Cold Light of Day, #3 Cold Fear, #4 Cold in The Shadows, #5 Cold Hearted, #6 Cold Secrets, #7 Cold Malice, #8 A Cold Dark Promise, #9 Cold Blooded, #10 Cold & Deadly (Cold Justice - Crossfire, #1) Colder Than Sin (Coming summer 2019) Keywords: Toni Anderson, Cold Justice, Cold Justice Series, FBI thriller, Romantic Thriller, Romantic Suspense, Suspense Thrillers, FBI Romance, vigilante justice, law enforcement heroine, Mystery, CIA assassin, assassin, FBI, FBI agent, FBI hero, CIA, wet work, targeted assassination, spy, Romance Series, dark, assassin hero, sexy, sex, sexy heroes, serial killer thriller, serial killer, redemption, twins, thanksgiving, pregnancy, baby, one night stand, scars, woman in peril, rich, snow, mansion, woods, underground chamber, CIA hitman, army, female protagonist, abduction, kidnap, murder, free ebook, series, novel, award-winning, rich, wealthy, millionaire, bad boy, security, Free, free first-in-series, free first in series, free romance novel, free romance books, free romance book, free books to read and download, free alpha male billionaire romance books, free bad boy romance books, free award-winning novel, free bestseller, free novel, free download, free book, free book by New York Times bestselling author, NYT bestselling author, NYT, USA Today bestselling author. Political thriller, political romance, contemporary romance, thriller, hot romance, women's romance, action and adventure, army, strong heroine, espionage, international, west Virginia, steamy, sexy, smart romance, smart, intelligent romance, sensual, sensual romance, love, kissing book, wealthy hero, senator, conspiracy, scary, danger, dangerous, thrilling, Similar to: Catherine Coulter, Elizabeth Lowell, Nora Roberts, J.D. Robb, Linda Howard, Julie Garwood, Dale Mayer, Jayne Ann Krentz, Amanda Quick, Kat Martin, Maya Banks, Kay Hooper, Heather Graham, Lori Foster, Christine Feehan, Rebecca Zanetti, Allison Brennan, Kayla Cross, Katie Reus, Cynthia Eden, Kat Martin, Jill Sanders, Katie Ruggle, Meghan March, Rachel Grant, Suzanne Brockman, Brenda Novak, Nicholas Sparks, and Sandra Brown.

Cold Blooded

Author : Toni Anderson

ISBN10 : 1988812054

Publisher : Toni Anderson

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: "Toni's books will make your heart pound and leave you breathless as she takes you on a roller coaster of thrills and danger along with the characters." Kaylea Cross - New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. A journalist searching for the truth about her best friend’s death—and the FBI agent who needs her to stop. Disgraced investigative journalist Pip West is devastated when she discovers her best friend’s body face-down in a tranquil lake. When cops and federal agents determine that her friend overdosed then drowned, Pip knows they’re mistaken and intends to prove it. Special Agent Hunt Kincaid doesn’t trust journalists and has no patience for Pip’s delusions, especially since her meddling could reveal why the FBI is interested in her friend’s last days. The dead scientist worked at the cutting edge of vaccine research and might have a connection to a new, weaponized, vaccine-resistant anthrax strain that just hit the black market. The more Pip digs, the closer she gets to both the sexy FBI agent, and to a bioweapons terrorist who’s more than capable of cold-bloodedly sacrificing anyone who gets in his way. A finalist in the New England Readers’ Choice Contest for Romantic Suspense! This edition features a brand-new cover. You'll love Toni Anderson's bestselling Romantic Thrillers. Start reading today the series that's been downloaded more than half-a-million times! A Cold Dark Place, #1 (Read for free!) Cold Pursuit, #2 Cold Light of Day, #3 Cold Fear, #4 Cold in The Shadows, #5 Cold Hearted, #6 Cold Secrets, #7 Cold Malice, #8 A Cold Dark Promise, #9 (Wedding Novella) Cold Blooded, #10 The Cold Justice Series books are interconnected, but standalone, Romantic Thrillers whose stories center around agents from the FBI's BAU-4, and other spin-off characters from the books. No cliffhangers. All books are full-length Romantic Suspense novels (except for A Cold Dark Promise, which is a forty-thousand-word wedding novella with a Cold Justice Series twist). Keywords: Toni Anderson, Cold Justice, Cold Justice Series, FBI thriller, Romantic Thriller, Suspense Thrillers, FBI Romance, vigilante justice, law enforcement heroine, Mystery, CIA assassin, Romance Series, dark, Assassin hero, sexy heroes, serial killer thriller, redemption, twins, thanksgiving, pregnancy, one night stand, scars, woman in peril, rich, CIA hitman, army, female protagonist, Free, free first-in-series, free first in series, free award-winning novel, free bestseller, free book by New York Times bestselling author, USA Today bestselling author Similar to: Catherine Coulter, Elizabeth Lowell, Nora Roberts, J.D. Robb, Linda Howard, Julie Garwood, Jayne Ann Krentz, Kat Martin, Maya Banks, Dale Mayer, Kay Hooper, Heather Graham, Lisa Jackson, Lori Foster, and Sandra Brown.

Cold Wicked Lies

Author : Toni Anderson

ISBN10 : 198881233X

Publisher : Toni Anderson Inc.

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The latest FBI Romantic Thriller from New York Times bestselling author Toni Anderson. In an effort to halt an armed standoff, FBI negotiator Charlotte Blood attempts to unravel the mystery of a young woman’s death on a remote mountainside. Pity she has to fight her stubborn, sexy, Hostage Rescue Team counterpart every step of the way. As a highly skilled operative, HRT leader Payne Novak doesn’t have time to play detective or make nice with killers who flout the law. His focus is getting inside the compound and ending the siege as quickly as possible. Forced to work together, the battle-hardened HRT team leader and the quietly determined negotiator figure out they might have more in common than they anticipated. As the clock ticks, Charlotte discovers there are some dangers she can’t talk her way out of, and the race to unearth long-buried lies becomes a matter of survival for everyone on the mountain.

Cold Hearted

Author : Toni Anderson

ISBN10 : 0994870108

Publisher : Toni Anderson

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Hunting For A Killer Who Doesn't Play By The Rules. Detective Erin Donovan expects life to settle down after the arrest and conviction of a serial rapist who terrorized her college town last summer. Then two young women are brutally slain and the murders bear all the hallmarks of the campus rapist. Did Erin arrest the wrong man? Her job is at stake and tensions are high. Just when it looks like things can't get worse, the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit sends a profiler to assist the investigation—in the form of a man Erin has never been able to forget. Three years ago, former Marine scout sniper Darsh Singh’s feelings for Erin had him breaking all his rules. Now his only interest in the former NYPD detective is figuring out if she screwed up an investigation and helped send an innocent man to prison. Being forced to work together rekindles their attraction, and as Darsh and Erin fall for each other, the predator fixates on the female detective hunting him. Can they identify the killer before he makes Erin his final victim? WINNER of the BOOK BUYERS BEST for Romantic Suspense. Finalist in the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Awards, and the Booksellers' Best Award for Romantic Suspense. This edition features a brand-new cover. You'll love Toni Anderson's bestselling Romantic Thrillers. Start reading today the series that's been downloaded more than half-a-million times! A Cold Dark Place, #1 (Read for free!) Cold Pursuit, #2 Cold Light of Day, #3 Cold Fear, #4 Cold in The Shadows, #5 Cold Hearted, #6 Cold Secrets, #7 Cold Malice, #8 A Cold Dark Promise, #9 (Wedding Novella) The Cold Justice Series books are interconnected, but standalone, Romantic Thrillers whose stories center around agents from the FBI's BAU-4, and other spin-off characters from the books. No cliffhangers. All books are full-length Romantic Suspense novels (except for A Cold Dark Promise, which is a forty-thousand-word wedding novella with a Cold Justice Series twist). Keywords: Toni Anderson, Cold Justice, Cold Justice Series, FBI thriller, Romantic Thriller, Suspense Thrillers, FBI Romance, law enforcement hero, Mystery, Romance Series, dark, sexy heroes, conspiracy, redemption, woman in peril, dark, scary, FBI, FBI agent, sexy hero, reunion, one night stand, law enforcement, cop, female protagonist, protector, betrayal, serial killer, serial killers, vengeful dark, heroine, strong heroine, arrogant hero, profiler, FBI profiler, BAU, Behavioral Analyst, Behavioral scientist. Homicide detective, New York State, snow, campus rape, serial killer, serial rapist, college, university, victim support, survival, small town, USMC scout sniper, sniper, marine hero, marine, female cop. Free first-in-series available (check out A COLD DARK PLACE), free first in series, New York Times bestselling author, USA Today bestselling author. Similar to: Laura Griffin, Elizabeth Lowell, Nora Roberts, J.D. Robb, Katie Reus, Julie Garwood, Iris Johansen, Maya Banks, Dale Mayer, Kay Hooper, Heather Graham, Cynthia Eden, Liliana Hart, Rebecca Zanetti, Chris Taylor, Allison Brennan, and Sandra Brown.

Cold & Deadly

Author : Toni Anderson

ISBN10 : 1988812100

Publisher : Toni Anderson

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Hostage Negotiators can talk themselves out of anything—except falling in love. FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dominic Sheridan is an accomplished expert in the Crisis Negotiation Unit. Practiced, professional, used to dealing with high-stake situations under tense conditions, Dominic is a master at manipulating people. Everyone, that is, but the headstrong rookie agent bent on destroying her fledgling career. As a child, Ava Kanas put her life on the line when the mob executed her father. Now someone has killed her mentor, the man who inspired her to become an FBI agent—and she’s the only one who recognizes it was anything but a tragic accident. When another agent is murdered and Dominic nearly dies, it becomes obvious a serial killer is targeting the FBI. Together Dominic and Ava search for clues in the investigation, all the while fighting a forbidden attraction that will complicate everything, especially when the predator sets their sights on Ava. In this exciting spin-off series, Toni Anderson introduces new characters alongside some reader favorites. Read The Negotiators today.

Watch Me

Author : Cynthia Eden

ISBN10 : 0991027698

Publisher : Hocus Pocus Publishing, Inc.

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: WATCH ME…The first book in New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Cynthia Eden’s sexy new romantic suspense series…DARK OBSESSION. He was hired to protect her. Watching gorgeous Gwen Hawthorne wasn’t a hard job—but it certainly was tempting. Chance Valentine had tried to keep his distance from the sexy socialite for years, but when her father hired him to keep watch on her—as a twenty-four, seven bodyguard—Chance knew his control was about to be pushed to the limit. He’d never wanted another woman the way he desired her. Hot. Intense. Consuming. Being so close to Gwen, Chance knew that he wouldn’t be able to resist her. So he gave into his need, her need, and he took them both to the edge of a dark and consuming desire. But Chance soon realizes that he isn’t the only one watching Gwen. Someone else is out there, a stalker who won’t rest until Gwen is destroyed. Every day, every moment…Gwen is in danger. And Chance knows that if he can’t unmask the stalker, then he may just lose the only woman he has ever loved. WATCH ME. Author's Note: WATCH ME is a complete, stand-alone story. All of the books in the Dark Obsession series are stand-alone titles. Dark Obsession Series: WATCH ME - Book 1 WANT ME - Book 2 NEED ME - Book 3 BEWARE OF ME - Book 4

We Were Liars

Author : E. Lockhart

ISBN10 : 0375984402

Publisher : Delacorte Press

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Young Adult Fiction

Viewed : 1907

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Book Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE. "Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable." —John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

The Ransom of Mercy Carter

Author : Caroline B. Cooney

ISBN10 : 0375899235

Publisher : Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Young Adult Fiction

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Book Summary: Deerfield, Massachusetts is one of the most remote, and therefore dangerous, settlements in the English colonies. In 1704 an Indian tribe attacks the town, and Mercy Carter becomes separated from the rest of her family, some of whom do not survive. Mercy and hundreds of other settlers are herded together and ordered by the Indians to start walking. The grueling journey -- three hundred miles north to a Kahnawake Indian village in Canada -- takes more than 40 days. At first Mercy's only hope is that the English government in Boston will send ransom for her and the other white settlers. But days turn into months and Mercy, who has become a Kahnawake daughter, thinks less and less of ransom, of Deerfield, and even of her "English" family. She slowly discovers that the "savages" have traditions and family life that soon become her own, and Mercy begins to wonder: If ransom comes, will she take it?

Cold Evidence

Author : Rachel Grant

ISBN10 : 0989301095

Publisher : Janus Publishing

Number of Pages : 300

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest are about to get hot… The only thing Navy underwater archaeologist Undine Gray fears more than facing former SEAL Luke Sevick is never scuba diving again. But when a dive on a Cold War-era US Navy submarine ends with an accidental explosion, she’s terrified of going into the deep, forcing her to beg the most experienced diver she knows to take her back to the bottom of the cold Salish Sea. Luke wants nothing to do with the woman who destroyed his career a dozen years ago but finds it impossible to turn his back on her plea. Caught off guard by an attraction he doesn’t want to feel, he’s eager to be done with this mission of mercy. But when they dive on the wreck, he only gets sucked in deeper. Someone has been digging on the Navy sub…and it appears the explosion that almost killed Undine was no accident. To find the truth, Undine must navigate murky waters and the unexpectedly hot undercurrents swirling between her and Luke. Worse, divers are searching for something lost in US waters during the Cold War, and they’ll do anything to keep Luke and Undine from finding it first. Topics: military thriller, political thriller, political romance, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, thriller, mystery, espionage, spy, hot romance, women's romance, action and adventure, special forces, Navy SEAL, military romance, special ops romance, marine biology, underwater archaeology, alpha hero, strong heroine, scientist heroine, scientist hero, Washington state, second chance at love, Rachel Grant, Evidence Series.

I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream

Author : Harlan Ellison

ISBN10 : 1497609615

Publisher : Open Road Media

Number of Pages : 162

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Seven stunning stories of speculative fiction by the author of A Boy and His Dog. In a post-apocalyptic world, four men and one woman are all that remain of the human race, brought to near extinction by an artificial intelligence. Programmed to wage war on behalf of its creators, the AI became self-aware and turned against humanity. The five survivors are prisoners, kept alive and subjected to brutal torture by the hateful and sadistic machine in an endless cycle of violence. This story and six more groundbreaking and inventive tales that probe the depths of mortal experience prove why Grand Master of Science Fiction Harlan Ellison has earned the many accolades to his credit and remains one of the most original voices in American literature. I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream also includes “Big Sam Was My Friend,” “Eyes of Dust,” “World of the Myth,” “Lonelyache,” Hugo Award finalist “Delusion for a Dragon Slayer,” and Hugo and Nebula Award finalist “Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes.”

Fever 1793

Author : Laurie Halse Anderson

ISBN10 : 1442443073

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 272

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: It's late summer 1793, and the streets of Philadelphia are abuzz with mosquitoes and rumors of fever. Down near the docks, many have taken ill, and the fatalities are mounting. Now they include Polly, the serving girl at the Cook Coffeehouse. But fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook doesn't get a moment to mourn the passing of her childhood playmate. New customers have overrun her family's coffee shop, located far from the mosquito-infested river, and Mattie's concerns of fever are all but overshadowed by dreams of growing her family's small business into a thriving enterprise. But when the fever begins to strike closer to home, Mattie's struggle to build a new life must give way to a new fight-the fight to stay alive.

Your Body: The Missing Manual

Author : Matthew MacDonald

ISBN10 : 9781449379476

Publisher : \"O\'Reilly Media, Inc.\"

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Health & Fitness

Viewed : 1979

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Book Summary: What, exactly, do you know about your body? Do you know how your immune system works? Or what your pancreas does? Or the myriad -- and often simple -- ways you can improve the way your body functions? This full-color, visually rich guide answers these questions and more. Matthew MacDonald, noted author of Your Brain: The Missing Manual, takes you on a fascinating tour of your body from the outside in, beginning with your skin and progressing to your vital organs. You'll look at the quirks, curiosities, and shortcomings we've all learned to live with, and pick up just enough biology to understand how your body works. You'll learn: That you shed skin more frequently than snakes do Why the number of fat cells you have rarely changes, no matter how much you diet or exercise -- they simply get bigger or smaller How you can measure and control fat That your hair is made from the same stuff as horses' hooves That you use only a small amount of the oxygen you inhale Why blood pressure is a more important health measure than heart rate -- with four ways to lower dangerously high blood pressure Why our bodies crave foods that make us fat How to use heart rate to shape an optimal workout session -- one that's neither too easy nor too strenuous Why a tongue with just half a dozen taste buds can identify thousands of flavors Why bacteria in your gut outnumbers cells in your body -- and what function they serve Why we age, and why we can't turn back the clock What happens to your body in the minutes after you die Rather than dumbed-down self-help or dense medical text, Your Body: The Missing Manual is entertaining and packed with information you can use. It's a book that may well change your life. Reader comments for Your Brain: The Missing Manual, also by author Matthew MacDonald: "Popular books on the brain are often minefields of attractive but inaccurate information. This one manages to avoid most of the hype and easy faulty generalizations while providing easy to read and digest information about the brain. It has useful tricks without the breathless hype of many popular books."-- Elizabeth Zwicky, The Usenix Magazine "...a unique guide that should be sought after by any who want to maximize what they can accomplish with their mental abilities and resources."-- James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review - Wisconsin Bookwatch "If you can't figure out how to use your brain after reading this guide, you may want to return your brain for another."-- The Sacramento Book Review, Volume 1, Issue 2, Page 19 "It's rare to find a book on any technical subject that is as well written and readable as Your Brain: The Missing Manual. The book covers pretty much anything you may want to know about your brain, from what makes it up, through how it develops to how to mitigate the affects of aging. The book is easy reading, fact packed and highlighted notes and practical applications. So if you want to learn more about your brain, how it works, how to get the best out of it or just want to stave off the ravages of Alzheimers (see chapter ten for details of how learning helps maintain your brain) then I can't recommend this book highly enough."-- Neil Davis, Amazon.co.uk "MacDonald's writing style is perfect for this kind of guide. It remains educational without becoming overly technical or using unexplained jargon. And even though the book covers a broad scope of topics, MacDonald keeps it well organized and easy to follow. The book captures your attention with fun facts and interesting studies that any person could apply to their own understanding of human ability. It has great descriptions of the brain and its interconnected parts, as well as providing full color pictures and diagrams to offer a better explanation of what the author is talking about."-- Janica Unruh, Blogcritics Magazine

The Last Sin Eater

Author : Francine Rivers

ISBN10 : 9781414341736

Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

Number of Pages : 368

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: 1999 Gold Medallion Award winner! A repackage of Francine Rivers's beloved novel, now with a stunning new look and bonus discussion questions. All that matters for Cadi Forbes is finding the one man who can set her free from the sin that plagues her, the sin that has stolen her mother's love from her and made her wish she could flee life and its terrible injustice. But Cadi doesn't know that the "sin eater" is seeking as well. Before their journeys are over, Cadi and the sin eater must face themselves, each other, and the One who will demand everything from them in exchange for t

The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)

Author : Ambrose Bierce

ISBN10 : 8074843955

Publisher : e-artnow

Number of Pages : 139

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: This carefully crafted ebook: "The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The book is a classic satire in the form of a dictionary on which Bierce worked for decades. It was originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book before being retitled in 1911. A number of the definitions are accompanied by satiric verses, many of which are signed with comic pseudonyms. It offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language which lampoon cant and political double-talk as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty. The definitions provide satirical, witty and often politically pointed representations of the words that is seeks to "define". The Devil's Dictionary has inspired many imitations both in its day and more recently. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 – 1914?) was an American satirist, critic, poet, editor and journalist. Bierce became a prolific author of short stories often humorous and sometimes bitter or macabre. His dark, sardonic views and vehemence as a critic earned him the nickname, "Bitter Bierce".

The Fourth Deadly Sin

Author : Lawrence Sanders

ISBN10 : 1453298398

Publisher : Open Road Media

Number of Pages : 345

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1137

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Book Summary: When a Manhattan psychiatrist is murdered, a retired detective returns to the job, in a thriller by the #1 New York Times–bestselling “master of suspense” (The Washington Post). On a rainy November night, Dr. Simon Ellerbee stares out the window of his Upper East Side psychiatry office, miserably wishing he could seek counseling for the problems in his seemingly perfect life. He hears the door buzzer and goes to answer it, but flinches when he sees his unexpected guest. Minutes later, he’s dead, his skull crushed by repeated blows from a ball-peen hammer. Once the doctor was down, the killer turned over the body and smashed in Ellerbee’s eyes. With no leads and a case getting colder by the hour, the New York Police Department calls in former chief Edward Delaney. His search for the truth raises more questions than answers: Who had Ellerbee let into his office? Why were there two sets of wet footprints on the carpeting of the doctor’s townhouse? What caused Ellerbee’s odd personality transformation over the past year? And who murdered, then symbolically mutilated, the prominent Manhattan psychiatrist?

Early Riser

Author : Jasper Fforde

ISBN10 : 0698170342

Publisher : Penguin

Number of Pages : 416

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: An instant New York Times bestseller The latest standalone novel from Jasper Fforde, the bestselling author the Thursday Next series and the forthcoming standalone The Constant Rabbit Every Winter, the human population hibernates. During those bitterly cold four months, the nation is a snow-draped landscape of desolate loneliness, devoid of human activity. Well, not quite. Your name is Charlie Worthing and it's your first season with the Winter Consuls, the committed but mildly unhinged group of misfits who are responsible for ensuring the hibernatory safe passage of the sleeping masses. You are investigating an outbreak of viral dreams which you dismiss as nonsense; nothing more than a quirky artefact born of the sleeping mind. When the dreams start to kill people, it's unsettling. When you get the dreams too, it's weird. When they start to come true, you begin to doubt your sanity. But teasing truth from the Winter is never easy: You have to avoid the Villains and their penchant for murder, kidnapping and stamp collecting; ensure you aren't eaten by Nightwalkers, whose thirst for human flesh can only be satisfied by comfort food; and sidestep the increasingly less-than-mythical WinterVolk. But so long as you remember to wrap up warmly, you'll be fine.

Under the Weather

Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate,Committee on Climate, Ecosystems, Infectious Disease, and Human Health

ISBN10 : 9780309132954

Publisher : National Academies Press

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Science

Viewed : 1953

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Book Summary: Since the dawn of medical science, people have recognized connections between a change in the weather and the appearance of epidemic disease. With today's technology, some hope that it will be possible to build models for predicting the emergence and spread of many infectious diseases based on climate and weather forecasts. However, separating the effects of climate from other effects presents a tremendous scientific challenge. Can we use climate and weather forecasts to predict infectious disease outbreaks? Can the field of public health advance from "surveillance and response" to "prediction and prevention?" And perhaps the most important question of all: Can we predict how global warming will affect the emergence and transmission of infectious disease agents around the world? Under the Weather evaluates our current understanding of the linkages among climate, ecosystems, and infectious disease; it then goes a step further and outlines the research needed to improve our understanding of these linkages. The book also examines the potential for using climate forecasts and ecological observations to help predict infectious disease outbreaks, identifies the necessary components for an epidemic early warning system, and reviews lessons learned from the use of climate forecasts in other realms of human activity.

War-and-peace

Author : Leo Tolstoy

ISBN10 : 171614258X

Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, considered one of the finest novels ever written, chronicles Napoleon's invasion of Russia during the early 19th century. A linked table of contents is included to navigate this massive epic. ”War and Peace” is not just a classic novel, but a real heroic epic, the literary value of which is not comparable to any other work. The writer himself considered it a poem, where the private life of a person is inseparable from the history of the whole country. Events and impressions from a peaceful life do not leave characters during the war, on the contrary, they come to life more strongly in their souls. War for them is a test of the importance and significance of man. The bearers of true heroism in Tolstoy’s novel were ordinary people. War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published serially, then in its entirety in 1869. It is regarded as one of Tolstoy's finest literary achievements.