Things Fall Apart

Author: Chinua Achebe,
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781512366433
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Things Fall Apart from the Author: Chinua Achebe,. Things Fall Apart is a post-colonial novel written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in 1958. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, one of the first to receive global critical acclaim. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and is widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It was first published in 1958 by William Heinemann Ltd in the UK; in 1962, it was also the first work published in Heinemann's African Writers Series. The title of the novel comes from a line in W. B. Yeats' poem "The Second Coming"

The Virgin Kills

Author: Raoul Whitfield
Publisher: Overamstel Uitgevers
ISBN: 9049981291
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The Virgin Kills from the Author: Raoul Whitfield. A killer stalks the guests of an eccentric millionaire at a Hudson River boating event in this classic thriller from one of the unsung masters of early noir mystery In the years between the world wars, in the heyday of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Leslie Charteris, Raoul Whitfield was a mystery author to be reckoned with. Considered by many to be more realistic than his famous contemporaries, Whitfield wrote gripping tales of murder and mayhem, full of unanticipated twists and turns. His work was often featured in Black Mask, the legendary mystery magazine of the 1930s. The time is ripe to rediscover one of the godfathers of noir fiction. The guests of millionaire gambler Eric Vennel are gathered on their eccentric host’s yacht, Virgin, speeding north up the Hudson River toward the Poughkeepsie Regatta, a renowned collegiate competition of boating skill. The crew on board is a motley one, including a famous Hollywood starlet, an acclaimed author, a sports writer, some society swells, a well-known aviator, a gossip columnist, and a hard-boiled newspaper reporter. Vennel is said to have a lot of money riding on this race. There is also speculation that someone wants him dead, which is why an underworld thug has been brought along to serve as the rich man’s bodyguard. Neither the rumors nor the thug is doing much to alleviate the already considerable tension. And the questionable demise of a favored regatta competitor only heightens the sense of unease. It seems there may indeed be a killer among them—a suspicion that is emphatically confirmed when, one by one, the passengers of the Virgin begin to die. This ebook includes an introduction by Boris Dralyuk.

Belief And Unbelief

Author: Barbara G. Walker
Publisher: Humanist Press
ISBN: 093177957X
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Belief And Unbelief from the Author: Barbara G. Walker. Barbara G. Walker, bestselling author of The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets and past winner of the American Humanist Association’s Humanist Heroine Award, takes a hard look at religion in her latest book: Belief & Unbelief. Walker’s 22 new essays cover the spectrum, from “The Islamic Holocaust” being perpetrated against women to the dizziness of crystal-gazers in “Encountering the New Age.” Walker explains in depth how religion has been perverted from its naturalistic roots in the celebration of the mystery of new life to a patriarchal orgy of violence. In “Does Religion Make People Good?”, Walker responds with an emphatic “No!”, citing extensive evidence of “Bible Morality” to produce today’s Christian “God the Monster.” Women have borne the brunt of patriarchal religion’s evils – Walker even argues cogently for “Religion As the Root of Sexism.” Yet in her conclusion, “Family and the Future,” the ever-upbeat Walker imagines a return to the original, best traditions of religion as a metaphor for the wonder of the universe.

The Billionaire Shifter S Virgin Mate Billionaire Shifters Club 2 Shifter Romance

Author: Diana Seere
Publisher: Diana Seere
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The Billionaire Shifter S Virgin Mate Billionaire Shifters Club 2 Shifter Romance from the Author: Diana Seere. McDermott "Derry" Stanton is an old-money playboy who sleeps his way through half the world, one willing woman at a time. A bear shifter, he never hibernates alone. Sometimes even one woman isn't enough. But when this irresistible billionaire meets Jessica Murphy, everything changes. The man who views life as a female feast suddenly acquires more discerning tastes. The only woman who can satisfy him now... Is Jessica Murphy. He must have her. Immediately. Frequently. Jess, however, doesn't want any man, least of all a spoiled playboy who's about to become her brother-in-law. A pre-med student with deep ambitions and a past filled with painful rejection, she's all business. Too bad Derry Stanton is her business. A frequent customer at the Platinum Club where she waits tables, and now the best man to her maid of honor in her sister's wedding, the guy is everywhere. And pretty soon, she finds herself everywhere, too. In his arms, on his bed, between the sheets.... But sex is the last thing she needs. Or it was until she meets Derry and starts hearing the Beat. And feeling a connection she'd never imagined, never dreamed, never hoped for. It's all too unbearably good. * * * The Billionaire Shifter's Virgin Mate is the second book in the Billionaire Shifters Club series by Diana Seere, the paranormal pen name for two New York Times and USA Today bestselling romantic comedy authors. This book is a standalone *within* a series. Learn more about us on our Diana Seere Facebook page. ;) Topics: paranormal romance, shifter romance, shapeshifter romance, billionaire romance, billionaire shifter, shifter wedding, reformed rake, billionaire wolf, billionaire shapeshifter romance, paranormal, otherworldly, fantasy, wolf, bear, mountain lion, contemporary romance, hot romance, hot shifter romance, firefighter romance, montana romance, boston romance, otherworldly romance, PNR romance, shifter myth, series, shifter romance series, instalove, biotech billionaire, bbw romance, bbw shifter

Mystery Fanfare

Author: Michael L. Cook
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879722302
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Mystery Fanfare from the Author: Michael L. Cook. This work is a composite index of the complete runs of all mystery and detective fan magazines that have been published, through 1981. Added to it are indexes of many magazines of related nature. This includes magazines that are primarily oriented to boys' book collecting, the paperbacks, and the pulp magazine hero characters, since these all have a place in the mystery and detective genre.

The Mystery Fancier

Author: William F. Deeck
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 0941028119
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The Mystery Fancier from the Author: William F. Deeck. A bibliography of various mystery novels published between November 1976 and Fall 1992.

Mackenzie White Mystery Bundle Before He Kills 1 Before He Sees 2 And Before He Covets 3

Author: Blake Pierce
Publisher: Blake Pierce
ISBN: 1632919303
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Mackenzie White Mystery Bundle Before He Kills 1 Before He Sees 2 And Before He Covets 3 from the Author: Blake Pierce. “A dynamic story line that grips from the first chapter and doesn't let go.” --Midwest Book Review, Diane Donovan (regarding Once Gone) From Blake Pierce, bestselling author of ONCE GONE (a #1 bestseller with over 600 five star reviews), comes a heart-pounding new mystery series. A bundle of books #1 (BEFORE HE KILLS), #2 (BEFORE HE SEES) and #3 (BEFORE HE COVETS) in Blake Pierce’s Mackenzie White Mystery series! This bundle offers books one, two and three in one convenient file, with over 150,000 words of reading. In BEFORE HE KILLS, in the cornfields of Nebraska, a woman is found murdered, strung up on a pole, the victim of a deranged killer. It doesn’t take long for the police to realize a serial killer is on the loose—and that his spree has just begun. Detective Mackenzie White, young, tough, smarter than the aging, chauvinistic men on her local force, finds herself called in grudgingly to help solve it. As much as the other officers hate to admit it, they need her young, brilliant mind, which has already helped crack cold cases that had left them stumped. Yet even for Mackenzie this new case proves an impossible riddle, something the likes of which she—and the local force—have ever seen. In BEFORE HE SEES, FBI agent-in-training Mackenzie White struggles to make her mark in the FBI Academy in Quantico, trying to prove herself as a woman and as a transplant from Nebraska. Hoping she has what it takes to become an FBI agent and leave her life in the Midwest behind for good, Mackenzie just wants to keep a low profile and impress her superiors. But all that changes when the body of a woman is found in a garbage dump. The murder bears shocking similarities to the Scarecrow Killer—the case that made Mackenzie famous in Nebraska—and in the frantic race against time to stop a new serial killer, the FBI decides to break protocol and give Mackenzie a chance on the case. In BEFORE HE COVETS (A Mackenzie White Mystery—Book 3), newly minted FBI agent Mackenzie White graduates the FBI Academy in Quantico only to find herself thrown into an urgent serial killer case. Women are turning up dead while camping in a remote national park in West Virginia. Yet the park is vast, and no connection can be found between them. At the same time, Mackenzie receives a call from Nebraska urging her to come home. After many years, a new clue has surfaced about her father’s murder. The case no longer cold, Mackenzie desperately needs to help solve it. But the FBI’s killer is ratcheting up, and there is no time for distraction as more women turn up missing in the psychological game of cat-and-mouse that follows. Dark psychological thrillers with heart-pounding suspense, the MACKENZIE WHITE MYSTERY series is a riveting new series—with a beloved new character—that will leave you turning pages late into the night. Book #4 in the Mackenzie White series will be available soon.

Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101911107
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Chronicle Of A Death Foretold from the Author: Gabriel García Márquez. AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her parents. Her distraught family forced her to name her first lover; and her twin brothers announced their intention to murder Santiago Nasar for dishonoring their sister. Yet if everyone knew the murder was going to happen, why did no one intervene to stop it? The more that is learned, the less is understood, and as the story races to its inexplicable conclusion, an entire society--not just a pair of murderers—is put on trial. Gabriel García Márquez was born in Colombia in 1927. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love In The Time Cholera, The Autumn Of The Patriarch, The General In His Labyrinth, and News Of A Kidnapping. He died in 2014.

The Virgin Martyr

Author: Philip Massinger
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The Virgin Martyr from the Author: Philip Massinger.

Ocr National Certificate In Business Level 2

Author: Chris Nuttall
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748785155
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Ocr National Certificate In Business Level 2 from the Author: Chris Nuttall. 'Nelson Thornes OCR National Certificate Business Level 2' addresses all the features and topics students require for the qualification. Written in line with specifications from OCR, the text is focused on students' need to integrate their knowledge on a number of business issues and understand how these factors work together in a business.