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Unholy Alliance: The Agenda Iran, Russia, and Jihadists Share for Conquering the World

by Jay Sekulow

The New York Times bestselling author of Rise of ISIS exposes the dangers of radical Islam and the effects it has on the American way of life in this informative and eye-opening new book.The fundamental principle of our system of government is individual liberty. Our forefathers chose to bequeath a system that limited the reach of government officials so that Americans could control their own lives. When the United States was attacked on September 11, 2001, the true face of radical Islam was exposed for the world to see. Our nation came face-to-face with a rabid ideology that was--and is--committed to destroying our freedoms and imposing Islamic Shariah onto the Western world. The principles of Shariah, which demands total submission to Allah, completely clash with US law and legal tradition. But that doesn't stop adherents of fundamental Islam from executing those who they believe have offended Islam and Muhammad. As such, Shariah has become a threatening danger to our country, our values, and our way of life. In Unholy Alliance, Jay Sekulow and the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) tackle radical Islam head on. They expose the attempts by fundamentalist Muslims--both in the US and abroad--to destroy our legal system in favor of a system that would destroy our essential liberties. They bring attention to terrorism in today's world and reflect on the recent Paris and San Bernardino attacks, as well as Russia, Syria, Iran, and continuous threats to our nation. Each of us should be aware of what is going on in the world and learn what we can do as individuals to protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies, be they foreign or domestic.

The Other Side of the World: A Novel

by Stephanie Bishop

In the tradition of The Hours and Revolutionary Road comes a "beautifully written and atmospheric" (Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites) novel set in the 1960s about marriage, motherhood, identity, nostalgia, and the fantasy of home.The only thing harder than losing home is trying to find it again. Cambridge, 1963. Charlotte is struggling. With motherhood, with the changes marriage and parenthood bring, with losing the time and energy to paint. Her husband, Henry, cannot face the thought of another English winter. A brochure slipped through the mailbox gives him the answer: "Australia brings out the best in you." Charlotte is too worn out to resist, and before she knows it they are travelling to the other side of the world. But upon their arrival in Perth, the southern sun shines a harsh light on the couple and slowly reveals that their new life is not the answer either was hoping for. Charlotte barely recognizes herself in this place where she is no longer a promising young artist, but instead a lonely housewife, venturing into the murky waters of infidelity. Henry, an Anglo-Indian, is slowly ostracized at the university where he teaches poetry. Subtle at first, it soon invades his entire sense of identity. Trapped by nostalgia, Charlotte and Henry are both left wondering if there is anywhere in this world they truly belong. Which of them will make the attempt to find out? Who will succeed?

The International Diplomacy of Israel’s Founders

by John Quigley

During the early to mid-twentieth century, the Zionist Organization secured a series of political victories on the international stage, leading to the foundation of a Jewish state and to its ability to expand its territorial control within Palestine. The International Diplomacy of Israel's Founders provides a revisionist account of the founding of Israel by exposing the misrepresentations and false assurances of Zionist diplomats during this formative period of Israeli history. By comparing diplomatic statements at the United Nations and elsewhere against the historical record, it sheds new light on the legacies of such leaders as Chaim Weizmann, David Ben Gurion, Abba Eban, and Shabtai Rosenne. Including coverage of little-discussed moments in early Israeli history, this book offers an important new perspective for anyone interested in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Rumors of Peace: A Novel

by Ella Leffland

To ten-year-old Suse Hansen, the fighting in Europe seems far away from the blue skies and quiet streets of her Bay Area home in Mendoza, California--despite newspaper war photographs and the tense radio broadcasts. But Pearl Harbor changes everything. Caught up in the fear and uncertainty of air raid drills, draft calls, and the mysterious departure of her Japanese and Italian neighbors, Suse becomes obsessed with the war.As Mendoza and the rest of America adjust to their new lives, Suse, too, will face challenges of her own as she begins to navigate the uncharted terrain of adolescence. Over the next four years she will confront the complexities of life--the demands of school, evolving friendships, brothers and sisters leaving home, the disturbing thrill of sexual awakening--while trying to understand who she is and what the future may hold for a world consumed by the horror of war.A rediscovered classic, Rumors of Peace is an extraordinary coming-of-age story chronicling the loss of American innocence through the voice of one remarkable young girl.

The Soldier's Scoundrel

by Cat Sebastian

A scoundrel who lives in the shadows Jack Turner grew up in the darkness of London's slums, born into a life of crime and willing to do anything to keep his belly full and his siblings safe. Now he uses the tricks and schemes of the underworld to help those who need the kind of assistance only a scoundrel can provide. His distrust of the nobility runs deep and his services do not extend to the gorgeous high-born soldier who personifies everything Jack will never be. A soldier untarnished by vice After the chaos of war, Oliver Rivington craves the safe predictability of a gentleman's life-one that doesn't include sparring with a ne'er-do-well who flouts the law at every turn. But Jack tempts Oliver like no other man has before. Soon his yearning for the unapologetic criminal is only matched by Jack's pleasure in watching his genteel polish crumble every time they're together. Two men only meant for each other

God's Joyful Surprise: Finding Yourself Loved

by Sue Monk Kidd

The bestselling author's inspiring account of her spiritual journey into discovering the love of God."Beautifully written . . . the message and challenge of the book is profound. . . . This book will awaken your longing and set you off on your own spiritual journey."--Today's Christian Woman"A joy to read from beginning to end."--Virtue Magazine Sue Monk Kidd explores the thrilling possibilities of God's everlasting love. God's Joyful Surprise makes an important statement about devotion to God rather than activity. Strands of humor and warmth woven throughout make it a joy to read from beginning to end.

The Path to Sustained Growth

by E. A. Wrigley

Before the industrial revolution prolonged economic growth was unachievable. All economies were organic, dependent on plant photosynthesis to provide food, raw materials, and energy. This was true both of heat energy, derived from burning wood, and mechanical energy provided chiefly by human and animal muscle. The flow of energy from the sun captured by plant photosynthesis was the basis of all production and consumption. Britain began to escape the old restrictions by making increasing use of the vast stock of energy contained in coal measures, initially as a source of heat energy but eventually also of mechanical energy, thus making possible the industrial revolution. In this concise and accessible account of change between the reigns of Elizabeth I and Victoria, Wrigley describes how during this period Britain moved from the economic periphery of Europe to becoming briefly the world's leading economy, forging a path rapidly emulated by its competitors.

Laugh-Out-Loud Christmas Jokes for Kids

by Rob Elliott Gearbox

The first-ever Christmas collection from the #1 bestselling author of Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids is finally here with hundreds of holiday- and winter-themed jokes to make the season bright.The holiday season just got a whole lot merrier now that Rob Elliott is back with another instant classic full of fresh, frosty fun to bring the whole family together. These pages are bursting with laughter to warm up the fireside, the sledding slopes, and everywhere in between.Why don't lobsters give Christmas presents? Because they're shellfish!

Fantasy Man: A Former NFL Player's Descent into the Brutality of Fantasy Football

by Nate Jackson

The New York Times bestselling author of Slow Getting Up chronicles his descent into the madness of early retirement and fantasy football. In Slow Getting Up--hailed by Rolling Stone as "the best football memoir of all time"--Nate Jackson told his story face down on the field. Now, in Hell Mary, he's flat on his back.Six years have passed since the former Denver Broncos tight end wore a helmet, and every day he drifts further from the NFL Guy, the sanctioned-violence guy, the psychopath who ran head first into other psychos for money. But Nate hasn't quite left the game. Bed-ridden by a recent surgery to remove bone fragments in his ankle, he's trying to defend his title as top dog in Bunny 5-Ball, one of the millions of leagues captivating America through modern fantasy football, the interactive human poker game started by rotisserie leagues, boosted by ESPN and Yahoo!, and now elevated to that rarefied world of vaguely-legal Internet gambling by FanDuel and DraftKings.com. And this time it isn't a 300-pound wall of flesh rushing to crunch his spine. It's worse.Exploring the fantasy--and the reality--of professional football after you've left the field, Killing Peyton is as funny, self-deprecating, and shockingly honest as Slow Getting Up.

Independent Politics

by Klar, Samara and Krupnikov, Yanna Samara Klar Yanna Krupnikov

The number of independent voters in America increases each year, yet they remain misunderstood by both media and academics. Media describe independents as pivotal for electoral outcomes. Political scientists conclude that independents are merely 'undercover partisans': people who secretly hold partisan beliefs and are thus politically inconsequential. Both the pundits and the political scientists are wrong, argue the authors. They show that many Americans are becoming embarrassed of their political party. They deny to pollsters, party activists, friends, and even themselves, their true partisanship, instead choosing to go 'undercover' as independents. Independent Politics demonstrates that people intentionally mask their partisan preferences in social situations. Most importantly, breaking with decades of previous research, it argues that independents are highly politically consequential. The same motivations that lead people to identify as independent also diminish their willingness to engage in the types of political action that sustain the grassroots movements of American politics.

The Bookshop on the Corner: A Novel

by Jenny Colgan

Nina Redmond is a librarian with a gift for finding the perfect book for her readers. But can she write her own happy-ever-after? In this valentine to readers, librarians, and book-lovers the world over, the New York Times-bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery returns with a funny, moving new novel for fans of Meg Donohue, Sophie Kinsella, and Nina George's The Little Paris Bookshop."Losing myself in Jenny Colgan's beautiful pages is the most delicious, comforting, satisfying treat I have had in ages."--Jane Green, New York Times bestselling author of Summer SecretsNina Redmond is a literary matchmaker. Pairing a reader with that perfect book is her passion... and also her job. Or at least it was. Until yesterday, she was a librarian in the hectic city. But now the job she loved is no more. Determined to make a new life for herself, Nina moves to a sleepy village many miles away. There she buys a van and transforms it into a bookmobile--a mobile bookshop that she drives from neighborhood to neighborhood, changing one life after another with the power of storytelling. From helping her grumpy landlord deliver a lamb, to sharing picnics with a charming train conductor who serenades her with poetry, Nina discovers there's plenty of adventure, magic, and soul in a place that's beginning to feel like home... a place where she just might be able to write her own happy ending.

Visibly Broken

by Mj Fields Chelsea Camaron

In a powerful, smoldering novel from the bestselling authors of the Caldwell Brothers series ("Bad boy heroes to die for!"--Tracy Wolff), two tortured souls team up to overcome the past, finding the courage to heal . . . and to love. Jason "Cobra" Stanley was born to fight. With a father like his, he had to toughen up just to survive. Now Cobra tries to take out all of his frustration, all of his anger, and all of his pain in the MMA cage. But after he receives one too many hits to the head during a match, the cycle of violence comes to a screeching halt. Cobra wakes up in the hospital, under the care of a nurse whose blond hair shines like a halo--and whose pure heart touches him on the deepest level. Lorraine Bosch is a fighter too. The lone survivor of a chilling family tragedy, she prides herself on remaining professional, despite the chaos of the ER. But Cobra is the ultimate distraction. Lorraine knows she should run away screaming from his rippling muscles and shattered psyche. And yet how can she deny this broken man a second chance--especially since she knows exactly what he's been through? Lorraine's used to playing guardian angel. Now it's her turn to find heaven in Cobra's arms. Advance praise for Visibly Broken"When I go into a book hating the hero, and then by the end of the book love him, I know I have found an exceptional read. Visibly Broken is that read."--Ryan Michele, author of the Ravage MC & Vipers Creed MC Series "Can you be the light to someone's dark? Can a new start help kill the demons of the past? Chelsea Camaron and M.J. Fields deliver a TKO with this book. Cobra takes my breath away."--S.M. Donaldson, author of the Marco's MMA Boys Series Praise for the Caldwell Brothers series by MJ Fields and Chelsea Camaron "MJ Fields and Chelsea Camaron really know how to steam things up--with sizzling romance, pulse-pounding excitement, and bad boy heroes to die for!"--New York Times bestselling author Tracy Wolff "MJ Fields and Chelsea Camaron's Caldwell brothers are addictive. If you're a fan of dominant alpha bad boys with hearts of gold, don't miss this series!"--New York Times bestselling author Virna DePaul "The youngest of the Caldwell brothers packs a good punch! In this fast-paced story, Jagger falls for the girl cowering in the corner--and claims his legacy along the way."--New York Times bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin, on Jagger Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2017 Edition: Proven Techniques to Help You Score a 5

by Princeton Review

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Chemistry Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide--including 2 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, access to our AP Connect Online Portal, and targeted strategies for every section of the exam.This eBook edition is optimized for on-screen learning with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.We don't have to tell you how tough AP Chem is--or how important a stellar exam score can be to your chances of getting into a top college of your choice. Written by Princeton Review experts who know their way around chem, Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam will give you the help you need to get the score you want.Techniques That Actually Work.* Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test* Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically* Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harderEverything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.* Comprehensive content review for all test topics* Up-to-date information on the 2017 AP Chemistry Exam* Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress* Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updatesPractice Your Way to Excellence.* 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations* Practice drills at the end of each content chapter* Review of important laboratory procedures and equipment

Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics: The Viennese Students of Civilization

by Erwin Dekker

This book argues that the work of the Austrian economists, including Carl Menger, Joseph Schumpeter, Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich Hayek, has been too narrowly interpreted. Through a study of Viennese politics and culture, it demonstrates that the project they were engaged in was much broader: the study and defense of a liberal civilization. Erwin Dekker shows the importance of the civilization in their work and how they conceptualized their own responsibilities toward that civilization, which was attacked left and right during the interwar period. Dekker argues that what differentiates their position is that they thought of themselves primarily as students of that civilization rather than as social scientists, or engineers. This unique focus and approach is related to the Viennese setting of the circles, which constitute the heart of Viennese intellectual life in the interwar period.

Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture: Writing Arctic Disaster

by Adriana Craciun

How did the Victorian fixation on the disastrous John Franklin expedition transform our understanding of the Northwest Passage and the Arctic? Today we still tend to see the Arctic and the Northwest Passage through nineteenth-century perspectives, which focused on the discoveries of individual explorers, their illustrated books, visual culture, imperial ambitions, and high-profile disasters. However, the farther back one looks, the more striking the differences appear in how Arctic exploration was envisioned. Writing Arctic Disaster uncovers a wide range of exploration cultures: from the manuscripts of secretive corporations like the Hudson's Bay Company, to the nationalist Admiralty and its innovative illustrated books, to the searches for and exhibits of disaster relics in the Victorian era. This innovative study reveals the dangerous afterlife of this Victorian conflation of exploration and disaster, in the geopolitical significance accruing around the 2014 discovery of Franklin's ship Erebus in the Northwest Passage.

Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam, 2017 Edition: Proven Techniques to Help You Score a 5

by David Kahn Princeton Review

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5 ON THE NEW 2017 EXAM!Equip yourself to ace the NEW AP Calculus BC Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide--including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 3 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. The AP Calculus BC course and exam have changed! Created to align with the new exam content, and written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam arms you to take on the test with:Techniques That Actually Work.* Tried-and-true strategies to avoid traps and beat the test* Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically* Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harderEverything You Need to Know for a High Score.* Up-to-date information on the revised 2017 AP Calculus BC Exam* Comprehensive content review for all test topics* Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress* Access to AP Connect, our online portal for late-breaking news, exam updates, and morePractice Your Way to Excellence.* 3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations* Practice drills throughout each content review chapter* Step-by-step walk-throughs of key calculus formulas and sample questionsThis eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Corporate Strategy

by Phanish Puranam Puranam, Phanish and Vanneste, Bart Bart Vanneste

Many companies are not single businesses but a collection of businesses with one or more levels of corporate management. Written for managers, advisors and students aspiring to these roles, this book is a guide to decision-making in the domain of corporate strategy. It arms readers with research-based tools needed to make good corporate strategy decisions and to assess the soundness of the corporate strategy decisions of others. Readers will learn how to do the analysis for answering questions such as 'Should we pursue an alliance or an acquisition to grow?', 'How much should we integrate this acquisition?' and 'Should we divest this business?'. The book draws on the authors' wealth of research and teaching experience at INSEAD, London Business School and University College London. A range of learning aids, including easy-to-comprehend examples, decision templates and FAQs, are provided in the book and on a rich companion website.

Why Regional Parties?

by Adam Ziegfeld

Today, regional parties in India win nearly as many votes as national parties. In Why Regional Parties?, Professor Adam Ziegfeld questions the conventional wisdom that regional parties in India are electorally successful because they harness popular grievances and benefit from strong regional identities. He draws on a wide range of quantitative and qualitative evidence from over eighteen months of field research to demonstrate that regional parties are, in actuality, successful because they represent expedient options for office-seeking politicians. By focusing on clientelism, coalition government, and state-level factional alignments, Ziegfeld explains why politicians in India find membership in a regional party appealing. He therefore accounts for the remarkable success of India's regional parties and, in doing so, outlines how party systems take root and evolve in democracies where patronage, vote buying, and machine politics are common.

Heart Disease and Pregnancy

by Michael A. Gatzoulis Steer, Philip J. and Gatzoulis, Michael A. Philip J. Steer

This comprehensive and authoritative text on heart disease in pregnancy - one of the leading causes of maternal death - will be of value to a wide audience of obstetricians, cardiologists, anaesthetists, midwives, and cardiac nurses. It provides consensus guidelines of great practical value in a compact and convenient format. Written by a multidisciplinary team, it covers both maternity and cardiac care. Contents range from pre-conception counselling and contraception, through practical templates for antenatal and intrapartum care, to long-term outcome for both mother and baby. It covers all causes of heart disease, both congenital and acquired. Thoroughly updated, this new edition has reorganised the consensus statements about priorities in management. In addition, each chapter now starts with a summary of 'Practical Practice Points' to aid quick revision when seeing a patient with a specific problem. A new section on heart and lung transplantation has been added since the first edition.

Radical Beauty: How to Transform Yourself from the Inside Out

by Deepak Chopra Kimberly Snyder

Feel more beautiful, healthy, and energized than you have in years! Now, a revolutionary new way of helping you realize the true beauty that is your birthright! Deepak Chopra, a leading pioneer of integrative medicine and New York Times bestselling author of What Are You Hungry For?, and Kimberly Snyder, a Hollywood superstar nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author of The Beauty Detox Solution, offer an exciting and practical program to help transform you from the inside out. Through six pillars of healthy living that focus on internal and external nourishment, sleep, living naturally, avoiding excessive stress, and better understanding the relationship between emotions and inflammatory foods, the authors offer practical tips, tools, innovative routines, and foods that will allow you to achieve your highest potential of beauty and health. Here is the latest information on foods to support your metabolism and how to best promote circulation of beauty-boosting nutrients; the use of the most effective skin-care ingredients coupled with traditional Ayurvedic medicine; and how to work with your skin to balance your nervous system, thus slowing aging. Further, Chopra and Snyder will show you how positive emotion-based living and peace foster natural and timeless beauty. All of this comes together to help you in developing a more healthy body and mind, increasing your natural glow, magnetic presence, and radiant vitality.With powerful DIY home skin care and beauty remedies and treatments to address everything from acne to dry skin and wrinkles, techniques to promote your natural beauty by syncing with the power of rhythms found in nature, strategic dietary tips, and delicious recipes, Radical Beauty will help you feel more confident, achieve more beautifully smooth illuminating skin, healthy hair, bright eyes, and--perhaps best of all--the ability to tap into and be in touch with the true beauty that is already within you.

Global Justice and International Labour Rights

by Hanna Lerner Dahan, Yossi and Lerner, Hanna and Milman-Sivan, Faina Yossi Dahan Faina Milman-Sivan

Despite the growing global consensus regarding the need to ensure minimal labour standards, such as adequate safety and health conditions, freedom of association, and the prohibition of child labour, millions of workers across the world continue to work in horrific conditions. Who should be held responsible, both morally and legally, for protecting workers' rights? What moral and legal obligations should individuals and institutions bear towards foreign workers in their countries? Is there any democratic way to generate, regulate, and enforce labour standards in a global labour market? This book addresses these questions by taking a fresh look at the normative assumptions underlying existing and proposed international labour regulations. By focusing on international labour as a particular sphere of justice, it seeks to advance both the contemporary philosophical debate on global justice and the legal scholarship on international labour.

The Lesser Bohemians: A Novel

by Eimear Mcbride

The breathtaking new novel from Eimear McBride, about an extraordinary, all-consuming love affairEimear McBride's debut novel A GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING was published in 2013 to an avalanche of praise: nominated for a host of literary awards, winner of the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction and the inaugural Goldsmith's Prize, declared by Vanity Fair to be "One of the most groundbreaking pieces of literature to come from Ireland, or anywhere, in recent years," McBride's bold, wholly original prose immediately established her as a literary force. Now, she brings her singular voice to an unlikely love story. One night an eighteen-year-old Irish girl, recently arrived in London to attend drama school, meets an older man - a well-regarded actor in his own right. While she is naive and thrilled by life in the big city, he is haunted by more than a few demons, and the clamorous relationship that ensues risks undoing them both. A captivating story of passion and innocence, joy and discovery set against the vibrant atmosphere of 1990s London over the course of a single year, THE LESSER BOHEMIANS glows with the eddies and anxieties of growing up, and the transformative intensity of a powerful new love.From the Hardcover edition.

The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline

by Jonathan Tepperman

A provocative look at the world's most difficult, seemingly ineradicable problems--and the surprising stories of the countries that solved them. We all know the bad news. The heady promise of the Arab Spring has given way to repression, civil war, and an epic refugee crisis. Economic growth is sputtering. Income inequality is rising around the world. And the threat of ISIS and other extremist groups keeps spreading. We are living in an age of unprecedented, irreversible decline--or so we're constantly being told. Jonathan Tepperman's The Fix presents a very different picture. The book reveals the often-overlooked success stories, offering a provocative, unconventional take on the answers hiding in plain sight. It identifies ten pervasive and seemingly impossible challenges--including immigration reform, economic stagnation, political gridlock, corruption, and Islamist extremism--and shows that, contrary to the general consensus, each has a solution, and not merely a hypothetical one. In his close analysis of government initiatives as diverse as Brazil's Bolsa Família program, Indonesia's campaign against radicalism, Canada's early embrace of multiculturalism, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg's efforts to prevent another 9/11, Tepperman captures the moments in time which reveal the broadly applicable measures which can boost and buttress equality, incomes, cooperation, and cohesion in wildly diverse societies. He flips conventional political wisdom on its head, showing, for example, how much the U.S. Congress could learn about compromise and conciliation from its counterpart in Mexico. Tepperman has traveled the world to write this book, conducting more than a hundred interviews with the people behind the policies. Meticulously researched and deeply reported, The Fix presents practical advice for problem-solvers of all stripes, and stands as a necessary corrective to the hand-wringing and grim prognostication that dominates the news, making a data-driven case for optimism in a time of crushing pessimism.From the Hardcover edition.

Kiss of the Sun: A Thriller

by R. K. Jackson

In a haunting novel of psychological suspense from the author of The Girl in the Maze ("A Southern Gothic thriller with a twisty plot and echoes of Tana French."--Dianne Emley), a gifted young woman battles her own mind . . . and finds that some voices will never be silenced. Following her diagnosis as a schizophrenic, Martha Covington has been easing herself back into her quiet life on a small island off the Georgia coast. The trouble is, Martha's research into local healing roots has earned her an unfounded, and frankly unwelcome, reputation as a psychic. But when an elderly couple from Atlanta tracks her down, desperate for any sign of their missing grandson, Peavy, Martha confronts a terrifying possibility: that the line between intuition and insanity may not be as clear as she'd like to believe. First comes a spine-tingling vision that feels too real to be imagined. Then Martha receives a message in her dreams that the boy may yet be alive. Despite her therapist's insistence that it's all in her head, Martha travels to Atlanta to investigate Peavy's mysterious disappearance, where she is reunited with handsome law student Jarrell Humphries. A trail of cryptic clues leads the pair deep into a heart of a dangerous conspiracy whose members will stop at nothing--including murder--to protect their secrets. Praise for R. K. Jackson's The Girl in the Maze "A Southern Gothic thriller with a twisty plot and echoes of Tana French."--Dianne Emley, bestselling author of Killing Secrets "The Girl in the Maze has suspense, action, memorable characters and even a perfect storm."--Savannah Morning News "One of the best books I've read [this year] . . . a genre-crushing story that's part mystery, part thriller, with elements of horror."--Cemetery Dance "The Girl in the Maze is as mysterious and suspenseful as it is intriguing--much like Georgia's coastal marshland, where the tale is set."--Santa Barbara News-Press

Anywhere You Are: A Return to Briarwood Novel

by Elisabeth Barrett

The author of Once and Again ("Engaging, sexy, and immensely touching."--Marina Adair) invites readers back to the Briarwood with a novel about a single-minded businessman and the rock princess who melts his heart. As the daughter of a music legend, Grace Davingham knows all too well what it's like to be burned by the media's glare. Now all she wants is to be left to do her painting and conservation work in peace, with no intention of returning to the spotlight. But after she sprains her ankle hiking and a handsome real-estate mogul comes to her rescue, Grace once again finds herself in the public eye. Sexy, successful, and averse to any attachments, Marcus Colby thrives on rigid discipline in order to manage both his real-estate investment company and his personal life. Marc has no time for fun, and no patience for crazy. Which is why meeting Grace--and inheriting an enormous Great Dane who won't listen to a word he says--has turned Marc's carefully constructed world upside down. Only when Grace and Marc square off over a local controversy do they realize how different they really are. But if opposites attract, their love is destined to bind them together--forever. Advance praise for Anywhere You Are"Anywhere You Are is an emotional story seasoned with an equal mix of laughter and tears, and then topped off with a lot of sexy, hot love!"--USA Today bestselling author Alexis Morgan"If you like opposites-attract romances, you don't want to miss Anywhere You Are by the talented Elisabeth Barrett. It's an entertaining mix of sexy and sweet. The perfect way to spend a lazy afternoon."--Wendy S. Marcus, award-winning author of All I Need Is You Praise for the Return to Briarwood series "Elisabeth Barrett's Once and Again is a beautiful second-chance love story. A great summer read!"--New York Times bestselling author Claudia Connor "Once and Again is a wonderful start to a new series."--#1 bestselling author Marina Adair "Elisabeth Barrett weaves true-to-life characters, sizzling sexual tension, and gripping emotional intensity into a heartwarming story of forgiveness, family, and second chances."--Lia Riley, author of the Brightwater series, on Once and Again "Elisabeth Barrett takes readers on a real--and sexy--emotional journey without ever losing sight of the good in people or the sweetness of family, friends, and community."--USA Today bestselling author Serena Bell, on The Best of Me "Humor, flirting, and sizzling sex give Preston and Jane an opportunity to move beyond their pasts."--Library Journal, on The Best of Me "As Preston and Jane begin to fall in love, they have genuine reasons to worry about the stability of their relationship, and Barrett gives them both a degree of emotional intelligence and a good set of priorities."--Publishers Weekly, on The Best of Me Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

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