A Haunting Compulsion

Author: Anne Mather
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460347420
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A Haunting Compulsion from the Author: Anne Mather. Rachel could tell something was wrong Rachel had been hesitant to spend the Christmas holiday with the Shards in their Newcastle home. After all, Liz and Rob were Jaime's parents and might have been Rachel's in-laws had circumstances been different. But Jaime Shard had lied—a lie that ended whatever there had been between him and Rachel. She was glad he never visited his parents for the holidays. She knew she wouldn't have to face him again. Or so she thought—until she saw Liz Shard's worried face and heard her blurt out, "Jaime's home…. "

Heaven S Promise Haunting Hearts Series Book 2

Author: Rachel Wilson
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
ISBN: 1614178623
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Heaven S Promise Haunting Hearts Series Book 2 from the Author: Rachel Wilson. In the timeworn pages of a secret diary lies the dark mystery of a woman's soul... and the shining destiny of a woman's heart. It's 1895, forty years since Susanna Clement's great-aunt disappeared, leaving only a mysterious diary as her legacy, and much to Susanna's annoyance, Julian Kittrick--a dashing, care-for-nothing newspaperman--is creating new scandal out of old stories. But when the ghost of her great-aunt's beloved fiancé begins making trouble, and memories of her dearly departed ancestor invade Susanna's dreams, she reluctantly teams up with Julian to free a spirit trapped on earth--and a love waiting to be born. HAUNTING HEARTS SERIES, in order Restless Souls Heaven's Promise Bittersweet Summer Spirit of Love

Haunting Legacies

Author: Gabriele Schwab
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231526350
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Haunting Legacies from the Author: Gabriele Schwab. From mass murder to genocide, slavery to colonial suppression, acts of atrocity have lives that extend far beyond the horrific moment. They engender trauma that echoes through later generations, for those on both sides of the act. Gabriele Schwab reads these legacies in a number of narratives, primarily through the writing of postwar Germans and the descendents of Holocaust survivors. She connects their work to earlier histories of slavery and colonialism and to more recent events, such as South African Apartheid, the practice of torture after 9/11, and the "disappearances" that occurred during South American dictatorships. Schwab's texts include memoirs (Ruth Kluger's Still Alive and Marguerite Duras's La Douleur), second-generation accounts by the children of Holocaust survivors (Georges Perec's W, Art Spiegelman's Maus, and Philippe Grimbert's Secret), and second-generation recollections by Germans (W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz, Sabine Reichel's What Did You Do in The War, Daddy?, and Ursula Duba's Tales from a Child of the Enemy). She also incorporates her own reminiscences of growing up in postwar Germany, mapping networks of interlaced memories and histories as they interact in psychic life and cultural memory. Her critical approach draws on theories from psychoanalysis, postcolonialism, and trauma studies, and Schwab concludes with a bracing look at issues of responsibility, reparation, and forgiveness across the victim/perpetrator divide.

The Romantic Fiction Of Mills Boon 1909 1995

Author: Jay Dixon.,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134217307
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The Romantic Fiction Of Mills Boon 1909 1995 from the Author: Jay Dixon.,. This study to analyzes romantic fiction's depiction of women as part of the broader history of ideas about women.; Given the success of the Mills & Boon romance, their portrayal of subjects like sex, love, marriage, class, motherhood and femineity are important cultural barometers and make interesting study.; The author shows how all these themes have an historical trajectory and how these novels have come to reflect feminist concerns.; Based on a study of over 1000 Mills & Boon romances the book provides analysis of plot types and shows how these have changed in response to women's own changing position within society.


Author: Martina Boone
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481411276
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Persuasion from the Author: Martina Boone. Beautiful Creatures meets Gone with the Wind in the spellbinding second novel in the Heirs of Watson Island trilogy that “skillfully blends rich magic and folklore with adventure, sweeping romance, and hidden treasure” (Publishers Weekly, on Compulsion). Grieving the death of her godfather and haunted by her cousin Cassie’s betrayal, Barrie returns from a trip to San Francisco to find the Watson plantation under siege. Ghost-hunters hope to glimpse the ancient spirit who sets the river on fire each night, and reporters chase rumors of a stolen shipment of Civil War gold that may be hidden at Colesworth Place. The chaos turns dangerous as Cassie hires a team of archeologists to excavate beneath the mansion ruins. Because more than treasure is buried there. A stranger filled with magic arrives at Watson’s Landing claiming that the key to the Watson and Beaufort gifts—and the Colesworth curse—also lies beneath the mansion. With a mix of threats and promises, the man convinces Barrie and Cassie to cast a spell at midnight. But what he conjures may have deadly consequences. While Barrie struggles to make sense of the escalating peril and her growing feelings for Eight Beaufort, it’s impossible to know whom to trust and what to fight for—Eight or herself. Millions of dollars and the fate of the founding families is at stake. Now Barrie must choose between what she feels deep in her heart and what will keep Watson’s Landing safe in this stunning addition to a series filled with “decadent settings, mysterious magic, and family histories rife with debauchery” (Kirkus Reviews, on Compulsion).

On Freud S Jewish Body

Author: Jay Geller
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 0823227820
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On Freud S Jewish Body from the Author: Jay Geller. Through a symptomatic reading of Freud's corpus, from his letters to Fliess through the case of Little Hans to Moses and Montheism, this book demonstrates how circumcision - the fetishized signifier of Jewish difference and source of knowledge about Jewish identity - is central to Freud's construction of psychoanalysis. Jay Geller depicts Freud as an ordinary Viennese Jew making extraordinary attempts to mitigate the trauma of everyday antisemitism. He situates Freud at the nexus of antisemitic, misogynistic, colonialist, and homophobic discourses, both scientific and popular. These held in place the double bind of post-Emancipation and pre-Shoah Viennese Jewish life: the demand for complete assimilation into the dominant culture, accompanied by the assumption that Jews were constitutionally incapable of eliminating their difference. Incarnate in the figure of the circumcised (male) Jew, this difference haunted the Central European cultural imaginationand helped create, maintain, and confirm Central European cultural imagination and helped create, maintain, and confirm Central European identities and hierarchies. Exploring overlapping layers of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and race in identity construction, theories of trauma, fetishism, and writing, Geller looks at Freud's representations of the Jewish body - especially circumcised penises and their displacements onto noses. He shows how Freud reinscribed the virile masculine norm and the at once hypervirile and effeminate Jewish other into the discourse of psychoanalysis.

50 Greatest Books Ever

Author: Davies Guttmann
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3735719856
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50 Greatest Books Ever from the Author: Davies Guttmann. I will start by saying there is no such thing as the best 50 books ever. Pick a hundred people and, inevitably you will get a hundred different lists – quite possibly very different indeed depending on the age, nationality, situation and culture of the people. Equally, I am not setting myself up as the arbiter of good taste and judgement in this matter. I have used a number of existing sources, various polls and lists that feature across the media as well as personal knowledge and taste, to inform the selection. Whatever your taste or opinion there is no denying the power and continued relevance of a lot of these works. Reading them will repay you with knowledge, enjoyment, insight – and an enduring regard for the written word.