Dead Man S Gift Today

Author: Simon Kernick
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1473505917
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A THRILLER IN THREE PARTS The FINAL installment in this direct to digital short-story. A race-against-time three-part adventure from the bestselling author of Relentless, Siege and Ultimatum, Simon Kernick. Ex-soldier Scope has less than 12 hours to find his kidnapped nephew and he's only got one lead to go on. The clock's ticking and, as Scope gets to work, he soon discovers he's up against a vicious and dangerous criminal network, and he's going to need all his determination and ingenuity just to stay alive ... 'Simon Kernick writes great plots, great characters, great action.' Lee Child 'Simon Kernick writes with his foot pressed hard on the pedal. Hang on tight!' Harlen Coben

Dead Man S Gift And Other Stories

Author: Simon Kernick
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1473552699
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One book. Five thrillers. No holds barred. including: DEAD MAN'S GIFT MP Tim Horton arrives home to find his seven-year-old son has been abducted – and the nanny brutally murdered. The kidnapping gang’s demands are simple: Tim must sacrifice his own life to save his son’s. A dead man’s gift... ONE BY ONE Six former school-friends have been reunited on a remote island. Separated since a fateful night twenty-one years ago, when their friend Rachel was killed, they're afraid for their lives – because the man arrested for Rachel's murder has been released. They think he's coming for them. They're almost right. Plus three more thrillers guaranteed to keep you gripped to the page. Can you withstand five full-strength doses of Simon Kernick?

The Private Arrangement Part 3

Author: Catherine Brooks VandeHey
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1643509357
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Beautiful supermodel Miranda Newman is now four months pregnant and in Hawaii, celebrating a triple wedding along with her sister, Avery, and her brother, Nick. They have all exchanged their wedding vows in front of their family and friends. She prays, as she takes her vows with the man that she adores, that they live a long and happy life for many years to come. But she has been having very troubling dreams and isn’t sure if they are going to come true. With her ESP, she pictures herself still pregnant and attending her husband’s funeral, which scares her to death, making their precious time and the renewal of their wedding vows even more intensely emotional for her. Not knowing if her premonitions will come true, only knowing the shock of it may cause her to go into premature labor and lose her twins in her last trimester with a real chance of her being lost in a world of grief and misery too devastating to comprehend. In a place where no one can reach her, not even her six-year-old daughter, Julie, or the twins growing inside her. The loss of her husband, she knows, will tear apart the hearts of everyone who loves and admires him. They will all become helpless to reach her in her fragile state of mind due to the unbelievable shock and grief that will cause her to lose touch with reality. But she prays to God she is wrong.

The Gift Of Thanks

Author: Margaret Visser
Editor: HMH
ISBN: 9780547428444
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“A scholarly, many-angled examination of what gratitude is and how it functions in our lives” from the bestselling author of The Rituals of Dinner (TheNew York Times). Known as an “anthropologist of everyday life,” Margaret Visser has won numerous awards for illuminating the unexpected meanings of everyday objects and rituals. Now she turns her keen eye to another custom so ubiquitous that it often escapes notice: saying “Thank you.” What do we really mean by these two simple words? This fascinating inquiry into all aspects of gratitude explores such topics as the unyielding determination of parents to teach their children to thank; the difference between speaking the words and feeling them; and the ways different cultures handle the complex matters of giving, receiving, and returning favors and presents. Visser elucidates the fundamental opposition in our own culture between gift-giving and commodity exchange, as well as the similarities between gratitude and its opposite, vengefulness. The Gift of Thanks considers cultural history, including the modern battle of social scientists to pin down the notion of thankfulness and account for it, and the newly awakened scientific interest in the biological and evolutionary roots of emotions. With characteristic wit and erudition, Visser once again reveals the extraordinary in the everyday. “An anthropological and philosophical account of how and why we give thanks. . . . All delivered in elegant, clear prose. A book to be thankful for—sympathetic to human foible, deeply learned and a pleasure to read.” —Kirkus Reviews “A delightful and graceful gift of a book, for which any fortunate recipient will be thankful.” —Publishers Weekly

Slave Narratives Interviews With Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives Part 3

Author: Work Projects Administration
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1300533730
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Part 3 Of Hearings Before The House Select Committee On Lobbying Activities House Of Representatives

Author: FRANK BUCHANAN
Editor:
ISBN:
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Are Miraculous Gifts For Today

Author: Wayne A. Grudem
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310871360
Size: 20,76 MB
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Are the gifts of tongues, prophecy, and healing for today? No, say cessationists. Yes, say Pentecostal and Third Wave Christians. Maybe, say a large sector of open-but-cautious evangelicals. What’s the answer? Is there an answer? Are Miraculous Gifts for Today? takes you to the heart of the charismatic controversy. It provides an impartial format for comparing the four main lines of thinking: cessationist, open but cautious, third wave, and Pentecostal/charismatic. The authors present their positions in an interactive setting that allows for critique, clarification, and defense. This thought-provoking book will help Christians on every side of the miraculous gifts debate to better understand their own position and the positions of others. Wayne Grudem has brought online the four major views on miraculous gifts today. Downloading them into your own understanding takes effort, but the worldwide network that you join is the fellowship of the Spirit! The Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible and Theology. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series.

The One Year Devos For Teens

Author: Susie Shellenberger
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1414328125
Size: 11,48 MB
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Readings for each day of the year, accompanied by references to related Bible verses, are designed to help teenagers make good choices in their daily lives.

Part Iii

Author: M. Basil Pennington
Editor:
ISBN: 9780947752088
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Guy Debord

Author: Anselm Jappe
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520212053
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This is the first serious intellectual biography of Guy Debord, prime mover of the Situationist International (1957-1972) and author of The Society of the Spectacle, perhaps the seminal book of May 1968 in France. Anselm Jappe rejects recent attempts to set Debord up as a "postmodern" icon, arguing that he was a social theorist in the Hegelian-Marxist tradition--not a precursor of Jean Baudrillard but an heir of the young Georg Lukács of History and Class Consciousness (1923). Neither hagiographical nor sectarian, Guy Debord places its subject squarely in his historical context: the politicizing Letterist and Situationist "anti-artists" who, in the European aftermath of World War II, sought to criticize and transcend the Surrealist legacy. The book offers a lively, critical, and unusually reliable account of Debord's "last avant-garde" on its way from radical bohemianism to revolutionary theory. Jappe also discusses Debord's films, which are largely inaccessible at present. This English language edition of the book has been revised by the author and features an updated critical bibliography of Debord and the Situationists.