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Kyrgyz Republic--Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

by International Monetary Fund

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Kyrgyz Republic: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

by International Monetary Fund

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Kyriakis Baby

by Sara Wood

Emma and Greek tycoon Leon Kyriakis had once shared an intense and passionate love, but their relationship had ended abruptly. Heartbroken, Emma had married Leon's younger brother on the rebound. But she'd paid dearly: she'd been framed for fraud. . . ;. Unable to prove her innocence, widow Emma had seen her baby daughter taken away-by Leon. Emma vowed to do anything to claim her daughter back-even if that meant she would have to share a bed with Leon once more. . . . ;

Kyriakis's Innocent Mistress

by Diana Hamilton

Dimitri Kyriakis's fearsome reputation leaves no doubt as to how ruthless he can be in the boardroom. But the next item on this billionaire's agenda is personal: he wants revenge on his father. What could be better than to seduce Bonnie, his father's latest plaything...? Innocent Bonnie has been hired as a nurse--nothing more--but Dimitri refuses to believe she's not after a share of the Kyriakis fortune.... Only once he claims her does Dimitri discover Bonnie's been telling the truth: she was a virgin!

The Kyriakos Virgin Bride

by Tessa Radley

It was preordained that Greek billionaire Zac Kyriakos would marry a woman pure of heart and body. His quest had proved futile until he found sheltered heiress Pandora Armstrong whose youth, beauty and naiveté suited all his needs. Zac's whirlwind courtship swept Pandora off her feet -- but it wasn't until after their amazing wedding night that she discovered why Zac had wanted her so desperately. Now she was left to doubt her husband's true feelings. . . and wonder if he would still want his virgin bride when he found out she hadn't been. . .

Kyrie: Poems

by Ellen Bryant Voigt

In this mosaic of sonnets, her fifth collection, Ellen Bryant Voigt takes on a monumental challenge: to conjure up the influenza pandemic of 1918-19, a little-recorded event that killed 25 million worldwide, half a million in America alone. The Nation calls Kyrie "an astonishing collection . . . so spare and tightly woven, yet so mindful of the cadences of the speaking voice, that the poems read like verse drama. "Starting with the family, Voigt creates voices that gather into one vast community story, a "true tour de force" (Boston Sunday Globe) that speaks to our own time of plague.

Kyudo The Japanese Art of Archery

by William Acker

Kyudo: The Japanese Art of Archery offers a concise description of kyudo by an ardent American enthusiast, describing the aims, techniques, anti the philosophical basis of its ceremonial aspect, which is strongly influenced by Zen.

Kyudo The Japanese Art of Archery

by William Acker

Kyudo: The Japanese Art of Archery offers a concise description of kyudo by an ardent American enthusiast, describing the aims, techniques, anti the philosophical basis of its ceremonial aspect, which is strongly influenced by Zen.

L. A. Armoire

by B. Z. Vukovina

L. A. Armoire by B. Z. R. Vukovina is set in the grime and heat of 1920's Los Angeles, where Edith dreams of having her own detective agency. A surreal journey through L. A.'s debauched underbelly will determine whether she is made for the job.

L.A. Blues

by Maxine Thompson

Growing up in foster care, Zipporah "Z" Saldano never dreamed of becoming a police officer, but after she's rescued from a hostage situation during the LA Riots, she chooses a career in law enforcement. After ten good years on the force, Z is involved in a domestic homicide case gone awry. Her partner is killed, and Z is fired when alcohol is detected in her system. It's two long years before she gets sober and opens her own private investigation firm. Now Shirley, her former foster mother, is in need of Z's help. Someone has murdered her grandson, a high school basketball star, and she wants Z to find out who did it. Z soon finds herself in deeper trouble than when she was kicked out of the LAPD. What she discovers is a conspiracy much deeper than anyone would believe, and she finds her own life is in danger.

L.A. Blues

by Maxine Thompson

Growing up in foster care, Zipporah "Z" Saldano never dreamed of becoming a police officer, but after she's rescued from a hostage situation during the LA Riots, she chooses a career in law enforcement. After ten good years on the force, Z is involved in a domestic homicide case gone awry. Her partner is killed, and Z is fired when alcohol is detected in her system. It's two long years before she gets sober and opens her own private investigation firm. Now Shirley, her former foster mother, is in need of Z's help. Someone has murdered her grandson, a high school basketball star, and she wants Z to find out who did it. Z soon finds herself in deeper trouble than when she was kicked out of the LAPD. What she discovers is a conspiracy much deeper than anyone would believe, and she finds her own life is in danger.

L.A. Blues II: Slipping Into Darkness

by Maxine Thompson

Life hasn't always been easy for Zipporah "Z" Saldano, but at 35, she's finally come to grips with some of her demons, and things are looking up. She's moved beyond mourning the loss of her LAPD job, her partner, and her murdered nephew. She has a new love, Detective Romero Gonzalez, and she's dedicated to remaining sober. Her new business, Saldano's Private Investigations, is thriving. Just when she thinks she has a handle on life, though, her older brother, Mayhem, is kidnapped. His involvement with the Crips leads Z to believe that a Mexican gang has something to do with his disappearance. Chaos returns to Z's life when she discovers that the gang has ties to her boyfriend's family. Will Z be able to get her brother back? Will her relationship with Romero survive? Things are going on that are not right. Nothing is as it seems, and once again Zipporah Saldano will have to contend with mystery and mayhem in the City of Angels.

L.A. Blues II: Slipping Into Darkness

by Maxine Thompson

Life hasn't always been easy for Zipporah "Z" Saldano, but at 35, she's finally come to grips with some of her demons, and things are looking up. She's moved beyond mourning the loss of her LAPD job, her partner, and her murdered nephew. She has a new love, Detective Romero Gonzalez, and she's dedicated to remaining sober. Her new business, Saldano's Private Investigations, is thriving. Just when she thinks she has a handle on life, though, her older brother, Mayhem, is kidnapped. His involvement with the Crips leads Z to believe that a Mexican gang has something to do with his disappearance. Chaos returns to Z's life when she discovers that the gang has ties to her boyfriend's family. Will Z be able to get her brother back? Will her relationship with Romero survive? Things are going on that are not right. Nothing is as it seems, and once again Zipporah Saldano will have to contend with mystery and mayhem in the City of Angels.

L.A. Blues III: Five Smooth Stones

by Maxine Thompson

After freeing her gang-banging brother Mayhem from a hostage situation in Brazil, Zipporah "Z" Saldano returns home with her world turned totally upside down. Romero, the love of her life, was murdered in the shootout that finally freed Mayhem from his kidnappers, and two weeks after his funeral Z discovers she's pregnant. She would love to have something left of Romero to hold on to the memory of their love, but she's not sure if she's carrying his child. During the rescue attempt in Rio, she was tied up, drugged, and possibly raped, so she has no way of knowing if the child might be her attacker's. Z is contemplating abortion, until a medical emergency makes her realize how much she wants this child. Z settles in to the idea of carrying this baby to full term, and life goes back to some semblance of normal. Z's reality show, "Women in Business," takes off, which helps Z with her mourning process. She also manages to track down her long lost younger siblings, and then she is reunited with her mother, Venita. For a while, Z feels whole. She's beginning to look forward to motherhood. But just when Z enters the last trimester of her pregnancy, the Brazilian Cartel locates her. Z learns through the FBI that the Executioner has been sent to kill her, so she goes into hiding in a cabin in the mountains. When the Executioner discovers her hiding place, Z will have to match wits with this professional hit man. Will Z and her child survive?

L.A. Blues III: Five Smooth Stones

by Maxine Thompson

After freeing her gang-banging brother Mayhem from a hostage situation in Brazil, Zipporah "Z" Saldano returns home with her world turned totally upside down. Romero, the love of her life, was murdered in the shootout that finally freed Mayhem from his kidnappers, and two weeks after his funeral Z discovers she's pregnant. She would love to have something left of Romero to hold on to the memory of their love, but she's not sure if she's carrying his child. During the rescue attempt in Rio, she was tied up, drugged, and possibly raped, so she has no way of knowing if the child might be her attacker's. Z is contemplating abortion, until a medical emergency makes her realize how much she wants this child.Z settles in to the idea of carrying this baby to full term, and life goes back to some semblance of normal. Z's reality show, "Women in Business," takes off, which helps Z with her mourning process. She also manages to track down her long lost younger siblings, and then she is reunited with her mother, Venita. For a while, Z feels whole. She's beginning to look forward to motherhood. But just when Z enters the last trimester of her pregnancy, the Brazilian Cartel locates her. Z learns through the FBI that the Executioner has been sent to kill her, so she goes into hiding in a cabin in the mountains. When the Executioner discovers her hiding place, Z will have to match wits with this professional hit man. Will Z and her child survive?

L.A. Candy

by Lauren Conrad

Los Angeles is all about the sweet life: hot clubs, cute guys, designer . . . everything. Nineteen-year-old Jane Roberts can't wait to start living it up. She may be in L.A. for an internship, but Jane plans to play as hard as she works, and has enlisted her BFF Scarlett to join in the fun. When Jane and Scarlett are approached by a producer who wants them to be on his new series, a "reality version of Sex and the City," they can hardly believe their luck. Their own show? Yes, please! Soon Jane is TV's hottest star. Fame brings more than she ever imagined possible for a girl from Santa Barbara--free designer clothes, the choicest tables at the most exclusive clubs, invites to Hollywood premieres--and she's lapping up the VIP treatment with her eclectic entourage of new pals. But those same friends who are always up for a wild night are also out for a piece of Jane's spotlight. In a city filled with people chasing after their dreams, it's not long before Jane wakes up to the reality that everyone wants something from her, and nothing is what it seems to be. L.A. Candy is a deliciously entertaining novel about what it's like to come of age in Hollywood while starring in a reality TV show, written by a girl who has experienced it all firsthand: Lauren Conrad.

L.A. Candy Complete Collection

by Lauren Conrad

The L.A. Candy trilogy is a fast-paced, fun, and realistic depiction of coming of age in Hollywood while starring in a reality TV show--written by a star who's experienced it all firsthand: Lauren Conrad, of MTV's #1 show The Hills. This #1 New York Times bestselling series provides a scandalous peek into the life of new reality celebrity Jane Roberts while dishing Hollywood gossip and drama at every turn.Includes: L.A. Candy Sweet Little Lies: An L.A. Candy Novel Sugar and Spice: An L.A. Candy Novel

L.A. Confidential

by Julie Kenner

Lisa Neal has one shot at regaining her place in the film industry-and she'll do anything to get it right. Ken Harper has always wanted Lisa in his bed-and now he knows just how to get her there. Lisa Neal finally has the chance to make it big in the movie business. Only, that chance hinges on gaining the cooperation of Ken Harper, a well-known player in the hip L. A. scene and the fiancé Lisa walked out on five years earlier. But Ken's not the same man Lisa used to know. Now he's smooth, successful and very, very sexy. And he's willing to help Lisa out. For a price, that is. . .

L.A. Connections

by Jackie Collins

A wild rollercoaster ride through the corrupt, cocaine-strewn corridors of Hollywood's rich, famous and powerful. . . In Hollywood, it takes more than ambition to make it to the top. No one is safe when passion becomes obsession. . . In Hollywood, living fast and paying the price are all part of the fame. But when the game spins recklessly out of control, life in L. A. can be murder. . . In Hollywood, a shocking web of power, obsession and murder will be revealed. And someone is about to discover the thrill of revenge. . . Murder, mayhem and a chilling conspiracy to hide the real truth.

L.A. Dead (Stone Barrington #6)

by Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington, the always surprising attorney and investigator, finds himself caught between two alluring women - one who has been left at the altar and another who is suspected of murder. Stone is in the midst of plans to marry Dolce, the daughter of a New York mafioso, when he is suddenly called to the side of Arrington Calder, a woman he has loved and lost, but never forgotten. To her horror, Arrington believes she is about to be indicted for the murder of her husband; one of America's most beloved film stars. With both enemies and friends swarming around her, Stone is the only person she can trust to gather her defense. But how much does Arrington actually remember about the night of the murder? And can Stone really trust her? The evidence against her mounts, the trial date looms, and Stone's feelings for her return. But even he doesn't know what danger the truth will bring.

L.A. Fadeaway

by Jordan Okun

The unnamed narrator in L.A. Fadeaway is twenty-three, the son of a studio head, rich, entitled, and working in the trainee program of the hottest talent agency in Los Angeles. Fueled by massive quantities of unchecked ambition and attitude, he has one goal: become an agent and take over Hollywood. Yet in spite of his cocky-cool demeanor, living the "life" is not all it's cracked up to be. This born-andbred boy of la-la land is consumed with constant anxiety, which he dulls with the usual tools of the trade: Xanax, alcohol, pot, and porn. He knows all too well that Hollywood is a zerosum game: the only way to get power is to take it. The question is how low is he willing to go in order to ascend the Hollywood canyons--and will his determination to follow in his father's footsteps change after the discovery of an awful family secret? Ready to take his rightful place in the canon with Sammy Glick, L.A. Fadeaway's enigmatic hero takes readers deep into this dark, star-filled subculture with a hilarious, brutally honest, and unfiltered eye. In L.A. Fadeaway, never has Hollywood been so frightening-- or fun.

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