The Phoenix Inheritance

Author: Derek Rossitter
Publisher: New Generation Publishing
ISBN: 0755250877
Size: 45.51 MB
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The Phoenix Inheritance from the Author: Derek Rossitter. A mature and sophisticated piece of work and a refreshing change from all the chic-lit material one has to deal with these days. It has a great deal to recommend it not least that it is so very carefully structured. To produce what really amounts to a family saga through such a long time period and manage to hold it all together takes some doing and the author deserves a huge pat on the back. The background and setting are the books great strengths. The context is excellent. There is a sense in which the book is something of a social history and many people could gain a lot from it almost by default. The plot structure is very good. The plots and themes retain the readers interest and are interwoven with skill. Cultural and social elements interlink quite splendidly. Direct speech has been used with purpose. Characterisation is good with no use of stereotypes. The descriptive quality is almost Dickenesque in its precision. It is good writing. This is a good book, well constructed, a very well written novel with significant messages.

Phoenix Inheritance

Author: Corrina Lawson
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
ISBN: 9781619229594
Size: 63.20 MB
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Phoenix Inheritance from the Author: Corrina Lawson. To save their son, they might have to sacrifice their love-and their lives. Phoenix Institute, Book 4 Ex-Navy SEAL Daz Montoya and rescue dog handler Renee Black have made a career out of saving people. But when their whirlwind affair resulted in pregnancy, Daz's verbal fumble tore their budding relationship apart. It's been a tough eight years for Renee, raising Charlie alone with his autism-fueled impulsiveness, but she's managed-until now. When she has to chase him to the edge of a cliff in a snowstorm, seeing the face of their rescuer is just the rotten cherry on top of an already rough day. In the close confines of a snowbound cabin, Renee and Daz rediscover the heat still simmering between them. But while Renee welcomes Daz's renewed determination to help Charlie however he can, she's reluctant to trust him with her heart. With the Phoenix Institute's help, Renee and Daz discover their son's gift for animal telepathy is real. And that to save him from old enemies that would kill to control him, they must join forces-and risk losing everything they've ever loved. Warning: This novel contains explicit reunion sex and characters used to mixing a little danger in with their romance.

Satiric Inheritance

Author: Michael A. Seidel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400871034
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Satiric Inheritance from the Author: Michael A. Seidel. Arguing that satiric potential is latent in virtually all dispensation, succession, and inheritance narratives, Michael Seidel suggests a new and comprehensive understanding of satire's place in the more general context of narrative theory. The notion of inheritance shares with traditional narrative action the need to transmit and preserve form. Originally published in 1979. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

An Inheritance

Author: Caro Fraser
ISBN: 9781857999648
Size: 60.50 MB
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An Inheritance from the Author: Caro Fraser. This is the story of the orphaned Orlando's struggle to persuade his paternal grandfather to take an interest him; the illegitimate grandson he has never known. Over twenty years we see love, sex and a dubious frienship getting in the way.At the appearance of Roger, the true heir to the estate, Orlando's life is turned upside down.

The Green Phoenix

Author: Paul F. Lurquin
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231529449
Size: 37.54 MB
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The Green Phoenix from the Author: Paul F. Lurquin. Providing the first account of the story behind genetically engineered plants, Paul F. Lurquin covers the controversial birth of the field, its sudden death, phoenixlike reemergence, and ultimate triumph as not only a legitimate field of science but a new tool of multinational corporate interests. In addition, Lurquin looks ahead to the potential impact this revolutionary technology will have on human welfare. As Lurquin shows, it was the intense competition between international labs that resulted in the creation of the first transgenic plants. Two very different approaches to plant genetic engineering came to fruition at practically the same time, and Lurquin's account demonstrates how cross-fertilization between the two areas was critical to success. The scientists concerned were trying to tackle some very basic scientific problems and did not foresee the way that corporations would apply their methodology. With detailed accounts of the work of individual scientists and teams all over the world, Lurquin pieces together a remarkable account.

The Inheritance

Author: Niki Kapsambelis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697333
Size: 55.58 MB
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The Inheritance from the Author: Niki Kapsambelis. An inspiring race against time: The courageous, hopeful story of the one family who may hold the key to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Every sixty-nine seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Of the top ten killers, it is the only disease for which there is no cure or treatment. For most people, there is nothing that they can do to fight back. But one family is doing all they can. The DeMoe family has the most devastating form of the disease that there is: early onset Alzheimer’s, an inherited genetic mutation that causes the disease in 100 percent of cases, and has a 50 percent chance of being passed onto the next generation. Of the six DeMoe children whose father had it, five have inherited the gene; the sixth, Karla, has inherited responsibility for all of them. But rather than give up in the face of such news, the DeMoes have agreed to spend their precious, abbreviated years as part of a worldwide study that could utterly change the landscape of Alzheimer’s research and offers the brightest hope for future treatments—and possibly a cure. Drawing from several years of in-depth research with this charming and upbeat family, journalist Niki Kapsambelis tells the story of Alzheimer’s through the humanizing lens of these ordinary people made extraordinary by both their terrible circumstances and their bravery. Their tale is intertwined with the dramatic narrative history of the disease, the cutting-edge research that brings us ever closer to a possible cure, and the accounts of the extraordinary doctors spearheading these groundbreaking studies. From the oil fields of North Dakota to the jungles of Colombia, this incredible narrative redefines courage in the face of one of the most pervasive and mysterious pandemics of our time.

Inside Windows 2000 Server

Author: William Boswell
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9781562059293
Size: 29.14 MB
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Inside Windows 2000 Server from the Author: William Boswell. A guide to Windows 2000 Server technology offers IT professionals solutions and strategies for managing installation, account administration, file and print configuration, security, maintenance, back-up, and troubleshooting

Portals Volume Five

Author: Eva Caye
Publisher: Blue Swell Books
ISBN: 1942583370
Size: 49.22 MB
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Portals Volume Five from the Author: Eva Caye. Welcome! You have arrived at a portal to the galaxy. Enter, and you'll be introduced by award-winning authors to worlds beyond imagining, with heroes & heroines who dare to take it to the edge and beyond. Count on these adventurers to take their best shot … at their enemies and at romance! Contains 10 first chapters, with links to purchase any or all of the complete books, should you wish.

The Legacy Of Balthazar

Author: Barrett James, Jr.
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1452018855
Size: 74.64 MB
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The Legacy Of Balthazar from the Author: Barrett James, Jr.. An ancient and powerful alien civilization, all but destroyed by a celestial impact millennia ago. Now, after thousands of years, their plan to rebuild their race is nearing fruition, and it’s happening here, on Earth. In the near future, the world is running out of known deposits of fossil fuels. Dr. Amanda Johnson, a brilliant, beautiful, and extremely tall computer designer and programmer, has been recruited by DARPA to design a satellite based scanning system to locate any hidden carbon reserves on the planet. This system, based in Phoenix, Arizona and called AUGER, will also be re-tasked to continuously track all nuclear materials once the carbon scans are completed. Amanda’’s fraternal twin brother, Tyler Johnson, also brilliant and extremely tall, is a world traveling archaeologist, working with their adoptive parents Gordon and Ashley Jameson. Tyler is aware of Amanda’s carbon based scanner system, and asks her to use it to search for small carbon deposits that may lead to previously undiscovered archaeological sites for him to excavate. Amanda agrees, and, using Majel, a computer A.I. that she has developed, and that Tyler has, unknown to her at the time, modified, she finds several thousand potential sites, one of which is most unusual. A large cube shaped object buried in North Carolina. After informing her brother, he and their parents go to investigate. What they find will change their lives, and the world, forever. Amanda and Tyler embark on an incredible journey that will take them as far away as the surface of Mars, and even to other dimensions. Along the way they will encounter aliens, suicidal terrorists, nuclear weapons, and even rogue elements of their own military. Difficulties which pale in comparison when they discover that they, Amanda and Tyler Johnson, are themselves another world’s Legacy.