Only With You

Author: Kathryn Shay
Publisher: Ocean View Books
ISBN: 1939501504
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Only With You from the Author: Kathryn Shay. A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Special Agent Whitney Dwyer sees the world in black and white, much to the chagrin of her beloved cousins, the Marino brothers. Her life is terrific: a supportive family, a varied job with mega opportunities for advancement and a fantastic friends-with-benefits lover. Beneath her tough exterior, though, lies a woman who was scarred in deep and dark ways by the horror of an accident that killed her parents. But Whitney’s life is knocked off its axis when she loses the man she now realizes she loves. To complicate matters, that man, Special Agent Max Blackwell, has made a decision he regrets immediately. Still, he and Whitney cannot come together again until she deals with what plagues her and he discovers what he truly wants out of life. ONLY WITH YOU is back-dropped by the bombing of a federal building, a case assigned to Whitney and Max during their personal turmoil. The book also delves into the inner workings of the Secret Service and the danger federal agents encounter every day. Toss in a sizzling relationship and readers will find this story a page-turner. If you liked ABOVE AND BEYOND, be sure to read the entire To Serve and Protect series: ABOVE AND BEYOND, SAY YOU’LL STAY, ONLY WITH YOU, NO OTHER LOVE and COME BACK TO ME. PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF KATHRYN SHAY “A wonderfully written, emotional and extraordinary read and truly deserves a five-star rating.” Affaire de Coeur “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 “Each page is pure seduction of the senses.” Genie Romex Reviews

De Officiis Introduction Text And Translation

Author: Ambrosius (Mediolanensis.)
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780198270232
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De Officiis Introduction Text And Translation from the Author: Ambrosius (Mediolanensis.). The 'De officiis' of Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (c.339-397) is a key text of early Christian literature. Based on a work by the Roman writer Cicero, it presents the first systematic account of Christian ethics.

Tools For Strengths Based Assessment And Evaluation

Author: Dr. Catherine Simmons, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107621
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Tools For Strengths Based Assessment And Evaluation from the Author: Dr. Catherine Simmons, PhD. Catherine Simmons, PhD, LCSW ìDrs. Simmons and Lehmann have given all of us in the helping professionsópractitioners and researchers alikeóa comprehensive resource for finding and selecting psychometrically sound, practical, strengths-based measures that we can use not only to ëlook at the resultsí but to do so in a way that we ëmeasure others by their strengths.í We look forward to seeing this invaluable resourceÖon every social workerís desk in the coming years.î -John G. Orme, PhD, MSW Professor, University of Tennessee -Terri Combs-Orme, PhD The Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor Traditionally, assessment and evaluation have focused on the negative aspects or deficits of a clientís presentation. Yet strengths, health, and those things that are going ìrightî in a personís life are key protective factors in the prevention and treatment of many mental health problems. Thus, measuring strengths is an important component of a balanced assessment and evaluation process. This is the first compendium of more than 150 valid and reliable strengths-based assessment tools that clinicians, researchers, educators, and program evaluators can use to assess a wide array of positive attributes, including well-being, mindfulness, optimism, resilience, humor, aspirations, values, sources of support, emotional intelligence, and much more. These tools provide a clear picture of an individualís strengths while being easy to complete, score, and interpret. The scales and instruments included are consistently formatted, organized according to construct measures, and include tools for working with adults, couples, families, children, and special populations. They represent a wide range of theoretical approaches and were written by a diverse array of professionals, including social workers, psychologists, nurses, physicians, and sociologists. Partial List of Instruments: Assessing Emotions Scale Affective Balance Scale Flourishing Scale Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire Positive States of Mind Scale Measure of Expectations for Partner Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale Parenting Sense of Competence Scale Personal Well-being Index Proactive Coping Inventory Psychological Empowerment Scale Stress-Related Growth Scale Social Well-being Scales Wellness Beliefs Scale

Playing With Pleasure The Players Club Book 2

Author: Erika Wilde
Publisher: Erika Wilde
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Playing With Pleasure The Players Club Book 2 from the Author: Erika Wilde. Paige Moore has a fulfilling business designing couture corsets for her high profile clientele, but her love life is sorely lacking. Being burned in the worst way possible by Sawyer Burrows has left her guarded and wary when it comes to men and their motives. When her best friend presents her with an invitation to The Players Club, she embraces the chance to enjoy a hot night with a stranger, and finally put her past heartbreak, and Sawyer, behind her. Sawyer knows he devastated Paige with his careless actions a year and a half ago, and he's lived every day since with those regrets. Now, seeing Paige at The Players Club, he knows this is his chance to make amends and prove that there is still something between them worth pursuing. If sensual pleasure is what Paige is looking for, then he intends to be the man to spend the night seducing every part of her. Paige's surrender is Sawyer's ultimate goal, but once her desires are sated, will she give them the second chance they deserve?

English Unlimited Upper Intermediate B Combo With Dvd Roms 2

Author: Alex Tilbury
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110766005X
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English Unlimited Upper Intermediate B Combo With Dvd Roms 2 from the Author: Alex Tilbury. Through universally inspiring topics and activities, and with a special focus on intercultural competence as a 'fifth skill', this truly international course helps learners become more sensitive, more effective communicators. Teaching natural, dependable language and using authentic audio from the start, it not only brings real life into the classroom, but gives learners the skills, strategies and confidence they need to communicate confidently outside it.

Wherever You Go Mindfulness In Every Day Life Is With You 2 In 1 Box Set

Author: Juliana Baldec
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1634282884
Size: 60.76 MB
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Wherever You Go Mindfulness In Every Day Life Is With You 2 In 1 Box Set from the Author: Juliana Baldec. Red Hot New "Body & Mind Over Medicine: Quiet Your Mind. Change Your Life! Relax, Renew & Heal Yourself!" Release!!! Gain more time out of your day and your life and discover the intriguing new way of practicing Yoga and meditation for more happiness, insight, healthy and productivity that even works for you if you only have 5 minutes per day and are a very busy person. Inside this amazing and exciting new book compilation of 6 books you will be discovering how to empower and enrich your body and mind and become a more productive and more successful YOU! Book 1: Daily Yoga Ritual Book 2: Turbaned Gurus, Sing-Song Mantras & Body Contortions - Volume 2 You will love discovering some new aspects of Yoga & Meditation and the connection of Meditation & Yoga that you might not have considered yet. If you love Yoga and/or Meditation you will love this compilation to broaden and deepen your Yoga and Meditation perspective. Forget the old concept because there is no need to waist your time and every reason to do Yoga and Meditation the new and 5 minute quick way so that you will gain more time out of your day and your life! Learn the new way of Yoga and meditation today if your dream is escaping a boring lifestyle, empowering yourself, or just living more for yourself with less stress and 100% happiness, this book compilation will give you some amazing insights into the wonderful world of Yoga and Meditation and how both connect. Inside this Yoga & Meditation lifestyle compilation you'll discover: * 5 Minute Per Day Yoga Routine * The Yoga-Meditation Connection * The Basic Yoga Sutras For Beginners * Yoga Poses For Busy People * The Body Mind Connection * Awesome Yoga Ways For Beginners * Meditation Techniques For Happiness, Health & Inner Wealth much more...

Formal Ethics

Author: Harry J. Gensler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134791186
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Formal Ethics from the Author: Harry J. Gensler. Formal Ethics is the study of formal ethical principles. The most important of these, perhaps even the most important principle of life, is the golden rule: "Treat others as you want to be treated". Although the golden rule enjoys support amongst different cultures and religions in the world, philosophers tend to neglect it. Formal Ethics gives the rule the attention it deserves. Modelled on formal logic, Formal Ethics was inspired by the ethical theories of Kant and Hare. It shows that the basic formal principles of ethics, like the golden rule, are very similar to principles of logic, and gives a firm basis for our ethical thinking. As an introduction to moral rationality, Formal Ethics also considers non-formal elements, and is applied to areas of practical concern such as racism and moral education

Fixed Term Parliaments Bill

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Select Committee on the Constitution
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780108472947
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Fixed Term Parliaments Bill from the Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Select Committee on the Constitution. This report considers the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill which would remove the Prime Minister's power to call an election at the time of his choosing, and sets a five year fixed term, subject to the possibility of early dissolution following a vote by the House of Commons. It examines the key issues of the Bill's principals as well as the process by which it was brought forward. The Committee takes the view that the origins and content of the Bill owe more to short-term considerations than to a mature assessment of enduring constitutional principles or sustained public demand. In the view of the majority of the Committee, the shift from a five year maximum to five year norm would inconsistent with the Government's stated aim of making the legislature more accountable; with existing constitutional practice; and with the practice of the devolved institutions and the clear majority in international legislatures. However the Committee does accept that an elected government should have a full term in which to develop their policies and take their legislative programme through Parliament. It considers a four year term should be adopted for any fixed-term arrangement at Westminster. Potential date clashes with elections to the devolved institutions should also be avoided. Some form of safety valve which would allow for an early election in circumstances such as the government losing the confidence of the Commons or where a political or economic crisis has affected the country is also necessary. The report also makes several specific recommendations for amendments for the Bill.

Nazi Laws And Jewish Lives

Author: Edith Kurzweil
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412853788
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Nazi Laws And Jewish Lives from the Author: Edith Kurzweil. Although the period leading up to the Nazi genocide of Europe’s Jews has been well recorded, few sources convey the incremental effect of specific decrees aimed to dehumanize Jews caught in Hitler’s net. To illustrate how these decrees transformed their everyday lives, Edith Kurzweil has translated and edited a collection of letters written by and exchanged between her grandmother, Malvine Fischer, and mother, Mimi Weisz. These letters convey with vivid immediacy the fears, premonitions, ghettoization, and escape attempts common among Viennese and German Jews in the years preceding the implementation of the "Final Solution." In the first section of the volume, Kurzweil establishes the personal and political contexts of the letters (written between April 6, 1940 and December 1941, when Malvine Fischer and her family were deported) and links them to the then emerging "Jewish laws." The second section contains the letters themselves and documents the throttling grip in which the authorities held every Viennese Jew who had not managed to escape. The third section consists of translations of official summaries of the relevant laws, ordinances, and edicts—many of them marked "secret"—which inexorably determined that Kurzweil’s family become part of the "final solution."

Taking People With You

Author: David Novak
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101553960
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Taking People With You from the Author: David Novak. “AN IMPORTANT BOOK ABOUT MOTIVATION FROM A PROVEN MOTIVATOR.” —JACK WELCH Yum! Brands CEO David Novak learned long ago that you can’t lead a great organization of any size without getting your people aligned, enthusiastic, and focused relentlessly on the mission. But how do you do that? There are countless leadership books, but how many will actually help a Taco Bell shift manager, a Fortune 500 CEO, a new entrepreneur, or anyone in between? Over his fifteen years at Yum! Brands, Novak has developed a trademarked program—Taking People with You—that he personally teaches to thousands of managers around the world. He shows them how to make big things happen by getting people on their side. No skill in business is more important. And Yum!’s extraordinary success (at least 13 percent growth for each of the last ten years) proves his point. Novak knows that managers don’t need leadership platitudes or business school theories. So he cuts right to the chase with a step-by-step guide to setting big goals, building strong teams, blowing past your targets, and celebrating after you shock the skeptics. And then doing it again and again until consistent excellence becomes a core element of your culture.