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by John Glatt

Depraved A True Story of Sadistic Murder in the Heartland

Blood Will Tell: The Murder Trials of T. Cullen Davis

by Gary Cartwright

This is riveting true story of money and murder. <P><P>The story of a torrid August night in Fort Worth, Texas, when a man in black entered a $6 million mansion, put a bullet through the chest of sexy, blonde Priscilla Davis, and murdered her lover and her daughter. Her husband is arrested for murder.

Stealing Our Way Home

by Cecilia Galante

Saying goodbye is never easy. Everything changed after Pippa and Jack's mother died last spring. Pippa stopped speaking, Jack started picking fights, and their father's struggling business began to fail. Now, with school starting again, Pippa doesn't know how she'll manage a class presentation on Spartan warriors when she can't even find the words to tell her father that she wishes he were home more. And Jack is struggling to understand his feelings for the mysterious girl next door. But when Jack and Pippa realize that their dad is getting so desperate for cash to keep the family afloat that he might be going to extreme -- and illegal -- lengths to make ends meet, they are faced with the biggest decision of their lives. How far are they willing to go to keep their family together? Stealing Our Way Home is a poignant, deeply affecting novel about falling apart, finding your voice, and the power of letting go.

Experience: Memoirs Of An Abducted Childhood

by Elizabeth Anglin D. J. Carruthers D. Cartwright

Aliens abduct children. <P><P>In this memoir, Elizabeth Anglin recounts childhood and young adult memories of alien abduction and related paranormal experiences that pre-date her being one of the first abduction experiencers to work with Dr. John E. Mack, a Harvard Medical School Professor of Psychiatry, to recover specific abduction memories through hypnotic regression. <P><P>This first book in a series of three is a gripping tale of how alien abductions and associated paranormal events occurring from early childhood through young adulthood are remembered, misremembered, misunderstood and processed within an

Trust and Dare

by Shelli Stevens

One weekend. His rules. Inhibitions left at the door.Angry that yet another military man has done her family wrong, Abby Cook plots sweet revenge. But when her plan goes awry, she discovers that she’s targeted the wrong military man.Mason Tyler is not used to being disobeyed. Yet the curvy blonde has rejected his advances at every turn. When he catches her in the middle of a very destructive—not to mention illegal—prank, he offers her a deal. A deal that will keep her out of jail. And let him exact a little revenge of his own.One weekend in his bed…no inhibitions, no refusals. But when the weekend is up, will Mason be ready to let Abby go?Trust and Dare, from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling contemporary romance author Shelli Stevens pens a wonderful story that will keep you turning the pages from beginning to end!*Intended for mature readers.*Previously Published: (2007) SamhainOther titles from Shelli Stevens:Anybody But Justin, Chances Are Series, Book 1Take Me, The Rosabelles Series, Book 1His to ReclaimPerfect for fans of Mari Carr, Annika Martin, and Lila Dubois

Take Me In Tahoe

by Shelli Stevens

The fireplace isn’t the only thing heating up this cabin.Romance sucks. Especially when it kicks Nikki out of her own house so her roommate can get cozy with her boyfriend. At least the bribe is worth it—a weekend of blissful isolation in a mountain cabin.It’s not until she’s wrapped in a full-body tackle that she realizes the cabin comes fully equipped with an uptight, incredibly sexy man.Chase was looking forward to a quiet weekend alone in his cabin, but his brother had to go and lend the key to a woman with funky clothes and sassy attitude. Yet he can’t just let her leave. Not at one in the morning with the mother of all snowstorms bearing down on them.Also, Ms. Not-My-Type sends his blood racing to parts of his body he hasn’t used since he broke up with his old girlfriend. A painfully long time ago…Take Me In Tahoe, from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling contemporary romance author Shelli Stevens pens a delightful, fun tale that will keep you turning the pages from start to finish!*Intended for mature readers.*Previously Published: (2016) Samhain | CobblestoneOther titles from Shelli Stevens:Anybody But Justin, Chances Are Series, Book 1Take Me, The Rosabelles Series, Book 1His to ReclaimPerfect for fans of Mari Carr, Annika Martin, and Lila Dubois

Can't Buy My Love

by Shelli Stevens

He thought he bought a date. What he gets is trouble of the sexiest kind.Think of the children. Think of the children. This is Jessica’s mantra when her grandma talks her into signing up for the “Buy a Dame” fundraiser that supports their small town’s public schools.After submitting to a total makeover, she has to admit she looks kind of hot. She’s pretty sure she blends in with the younger women—until her turn on the block is met with nothing but crickets. The bid that finally comes from the roughly sexy, tattooed biker leaning lazily against the auditorium’s back wall is totally unexpected. So are the plans he has in store.Josh Thomas came to Leaf Island after his grandpa died to do some heavy thinking, not to buy a woman for the weekend—then wind up falling hard for her. Though she seems equally drawn to him, there’s a secret he’s hiding.One that could send her running faster than his Harley can go from zero to sixty.Can't Buy My Love, from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling contemporary romance author Shelli Stevens pens a delightful, fun tale that will keep you turning the pages from start to finish!*Intended for mature readers.*Previously Published: (2016) Samhain | (2007) Cobblestone - Original title: Love for SaleOther titles from Shelli Stevens:Anybody But Justin, Chances Are Series, Book 1Take Me, The Rosabelles Series, Book 1His to ReclaimPerfect for fans of Mari Carr, Annika Martin, and Lila Dubois

Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol (Penguin Classics Ser.)

by Nell Irvin Painter

A monumental biography of one of the most important black women of the nineteenth century. Sojourner Truth first gained prominence at an 1851 Akron, Ohio, women's rights conference, saying, "Dat man over dar say dat woman needs to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches. . . . Nobody eber helps me into carriages, or ober mud-puddles . . . and ar'n't I a woman?" Sojourner Truth: ex-slave and fiery abolitionist, figure of imposing physique, riveting preacher and spellbinding singer who dazzled listeners with her wit and originality. Straight-talking and unsentimental, Truth became a national symbol for strong black women--indeed, for all strong women. Like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, she is regarded as a radical of immense and enduring influence; yet, unlike them, what is remembered of her consists more of myth than of personality. Now, in a masterful blend of scholarship and sympathetic understanding, eminent black historian Nell Irvin Painter goes beyond the myths, words, and photographs to uncover the life of a complex woman who was born into slavery and died a legend. Inspired by religion, Truth transformed herself from a domestic servant named Isabella into an itinerant pentecostal preacher; her words of empowerment have inspired black women and poor people the world over to this day. As an abolitionist and a feminist, Truth defied the notion that slaves were male and women were white, expounding a fact that still bears repeating: among blacks there are women; among women, there are blacks. No one who heard her speak ever forgot Sojourner Truth, the power and pathos of her voice, and the intelligence of her message. No one who reads Painter's groundbreaking biography will forget this landmark figure and the story of her courageous life.

Poisoned Palms: The Murder of Mrs. Jane Lathrop Stanford

by Dorothea N. Buckingham

Set in 1905 at The Palms Hotel in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, Poisoned Palms tells the story of the death of Mrs. Jane Lathrop Stanford, the Mother of Stanford University. <P><P>Was the claim of death by natural causes a cover-up? The page-turning story weaves the startling true facts of this infamous mystery into a gripping tale of fiction that will keep you guessing until the end.

Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake Series #1)

by Rachel Caine

Gina Royal is the definition of average--a shy Midwestern housewife with a happy marriage and two adorable children. But when a car accident reveals her husband's secret life as a serial killer, she must remake herself as Gwen Proctor--the ultimate warrior mom. <P><P> With her ex now in prison, Gwen has finally found refuge in a new home on remote Stillhouse Lake. Though still the target of stalkers and Internet trolls who think she had something to do with her husband's crimes, Gwen dares to think her kids can finally grow up in peace. <P> But just when she's starting to feel at ease in her new identity, a body turns up in the lake--and threatening letters start arriving from an all-too-familiar address. Gwen Proctor must keep friends close and enemies at bay to avoid being exposed--or watch her kids fall victim to a killer who takes pleasure in tormenting her. <P>One thing is certain: she's learned how to fight evil. And she'll never stop.

The Counterfeit Heiress: A Lady Emily Mystery (Lady Emily Mysteries Series #9)

by Tasha Alexander

In Tasha Alexander's novel The Counterfeit Heiress, after an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveler Estella Lamar. <P><P>Each small discovery, however, leads to more questions. Was the intended victim Miss Lamar or the imposter? And who would want either of them dead? <P><P>As Emily and Colin try to make sense of all this, a larger puzzle begins to emerge: No one has actually seen Estella Lamar in years, since her only contact has been through letters and the occasional blurry news photograph. Is she even alive? <P><P>Emily and Colin's investigation of this double mystery takes them from London to Paris, where, along with their friend Cécile, they must scour the darkest corners of the city in search of the truth.

Three Shots Of Disaster (The Mysteries Of Bell And Whitehouse Series #3)

by Nic Saint

Just when Felicity Bell, well-renowned baker and sometime crime reporter, thought that the streets of Happy Bays were safe once again, tragedy strikes. <P><P>First there’s the nuclear power plant, where a terrorist is plotting revenge on the small Long Island town. Then there’s Mayor MacDonald’s pet parrot Moe who is suddenly kidnapped, and finally Felicity’s best friend Alice’s love life suffers a crushing blow when Hollywood hunk Reece Hudson decides to return to his ex-girlfriend, the socialite Dorothy Valour. <P>Felicity, Alice, and their band of friends and family are faced with three shots of disaster. And this may well be the end, for even Felicity’s baking skills seem to have deserted her when her muffins turn out inedible, due to a mistake in Granny Bell’s recipe. <P>Will Alice be reunited with Reece? Will Moe the Parrot escape his captors? Will Happy Bays survive nuclear disaster? And, most importantly, will Felicity’s baking prowess return? In this, Felicity’s third mystery, things suddenly look very grim indeed…

Two Scoops Of Murder (The Mysteries Of Bell And Whitehouse Series)

by Nic Saint

Happy Bays, that peaceful little town nestled on Long Island’s south shore, is suddenly the scene of a brutal murder. Felicity Bell, baker and sometime crime reporter, decides to get involved when the police appear stumped. <P><P>Very soon, however, more murders startle the small community, and Felicity enlists the help of the ‘holy trinity’, three nosy and gossipy members of the Happy Bays Neighborhood Watch Committee (HBNWC). Meanwhile Alice Whitehouse, Felicity’s best friend and chairwoman of the HBNWC, has other fish to fry in the form of Reece Hudson, Hollywood hunk. <P><P> Alice has been Reece’s number one fan since he first rose to fame, and the fact that the handsome movie star is in town to introduce his fiancée to his father doesn’t stop her from accidentally falling into the man’s arms, and promptly signing him up for the HBNWC. <P><P>Now Felicity, with the help of Alice, the Holy Trinity, and action hero Reece Hudson, has to find a way to stop the killer before he strikes again. And as the body count rises, Felicity finds herself running out of time, out of options, and out of customers.

Click'd (Click'd Series #1)

by Tamara Ireland Stone

Allie Navarro can't wait to show her best friends the app she built at CodeGirls summer camp. Click'd pairs users based on common interests and sends them on a fun (and occasionally rule-breaking) scavenger hunt to find each other. And it's a hit. By the second day of school, everyone is talking about Click'd. <P><P>Watching her app go viral is amazing. Leaderboards are filling up! Everyone's making new friends. And with all the data Allie is collecting, she has an even better shot at beating her archenemy, Nathan, at the upcoming youth coding competition. But when Allie discovers a glitch that threatens to expose everyone's secrets, she has to figure out how to make things right, even if that means sharing the computer lab with Nathan. Can Allie fix her app, stop it from doing any more damage, and win back the friends it hurt-all before she steps on stage to present Click'd to the judges? <P><P>New York Times best-selling author Tamara Ireland Stone combines friendship, coding, and lots of popcorn in her fun and empowering middle-grade debut.

Ripper: The Secret Life Of Walter Sickert

by Patricia Cornwell

From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell comes Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert, a comprehensive and intriguing expos of one of the world's most chilling cases of serial murder--and the police force that failed to solve it. <P><P>Vain and charismatic Walter Sickert made a name for himself as a painter in Victorian London. But the ghoulish nature of his art--as well as extensive evidence--points to another name, one that's left its bloody mark on the pages of history: Jack the Ripper. Cornwell has collected never-before-seen archival material--including a rare mortuary photo, personal correspondence and a will with a mysterious autopsy clause--and applied cutting-edge forensic science to open an old crime to new scrutiny. <P><P>Incorporating material from Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed, this new edition has been revised and expanded to include eight new chapters.

Cowgirl Grit (Jake Maddox Girl Sports Stories Series)

by Jake Maddox Katie Wood

Sydney feels out of place at her grandfather's ranch. <P><P>So she's K practicing pole bending in secret rather than risk embarrassing herself in front of the more experienced cowboys and cowgirls. <P>Will Sydney be able to face her fears, saddle up, and compete in the upcoming rodeo?


by Caitlin Wood

Criptiques is a groundbreaking collection of essays by disabled authors examining the often overlooked, provocative sides of disability. <P><P>Exploring themes of gender, sexuality, disability/crip culture, identity, ableism and much more, this important anthology provides much needed space for thought-provoking discourse from a highly diverse group of writers. <P><P>Criptiques takes a cue from the disability rights slogan "Nothing About Us Without Us," illuminating disability experiences from those with firsthand knowledge. <P><P>Criptiques is for people invested in crip culture, the ones just discovering it, and those completely unfamiliar with the term.

The Forever Girl: Forever Girl Series Volume One: Sophia's Journey E-book Edition (The Forever Girl Series #1)

by Rebecca Hamilton

A cult, a murder, a curse.At twenty-two, practicing Wiccan Sophia Parsons is scratching out a living waiting tables in her Rocky Mountain hometown, a pariah after a string of unsolved murders with only one thing in common: her.Sophia can imagine lots of ways to improve her life, but she’d settle for just getting rid of the buzzing noise in her head. When the spell she casts goes wrong, the static turns into voices. Her personal demons get company, and the newcomers are dangerous.One of them is a man named Charles, who Sophia falls for despite her better judgment. He has connections that might help her unveil the mystery surrounding her ancestor’s hanging, but she gets more than she bargains for when she finally decides to trust him.If you like the bite of True Blood, the bones of Twilight, and the heart of The Craft, then you’ll devour Rebecca Hamilton’s witty, imaginative series.Buy The Forever Girl to start the hauntingly beautiful adventure today!

Role of Transcription Factors in Gastrointestinal Malignancies

by Ganji Purnachandra Nagaraju Pallaval Veera Bramhachari

This book illustrates the importance of transcription factors in gastrointestinal cancer progression and metastasis with regard to understanding the mechanism and target definition in drug discovery. Further, it describes the complex issues associated with cancer cell growth and metastasis. The respective chapters provide detailed information on the various types of transcription factors (NF-kB, HIF-1, STAT-3, E2F1, and Sp1) and gastric-associated cancers (esophagus, stomach, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancers) in connection with specific functional studies like cell cycle, angiogenesis, migration, invasion and apoptosis. These transcription factors control the expression of several signaling pathways involved in tumor growth, making them ideal targets for gastrointestinal cancer therapy. In closing, the book provides comprehensive descriptions of the major challenges associated with gastrointestinal cancer therapy.

Imaginations of Death and the Beyond in India and Europe

by Sudhir Kakar Günter Blamberger

This volume explores current images of afterlife/afterdeath and the presence of the dead in the imaginations of the living in Indian and European traditions. Specifically, it focuses on the deepest and most fundamental uncertainty of human existence---the awareness of human mortality, on which depends any assignment of meaning to earthly existence as also to notions of worldly and otherworldly salvation. This central idea is addressed in the literature, arts, audiovisual media and other cultural artefacts of the two traditions. The chapters are based on two main assumptions: First, that one cannot report on the direct experience of death; so it is only possible to speak allegorically of it. Second, in contemporary Western societies, marked by structural atheism, people look at literature, the arts and mass media to study their depiction and reading of traditionally religious questions of disease, death and the Beyond. This is in contrast to Asian civilizations whose preoccupation with death and Beyond is persistent and perhaps central to the civilizations’ highest thought. The chapters cover a wide spectrum of disciplinary approaches, from psychoanalysis to religious, anthropological, literary and film studies, from sociology and philosophy to art history, and address issues of unsettling power: comforting illusions of afterlife; the relations between afterlife and fertility; visions of technological immortalization of mankind; the problem of thinking about death after the “death of God”; socialist utopias of bodily immortality; fear of Hell and punishment; different concepts in relating the living and the dead; near-death experiences; and cultural practices of spiritualism, occultism and suicide.

Value-Creating Global Citizenship Education: Engaging Gandhi, Makiguchi, And Ikeda As Examples (Palgrave Studies In Global Citizenship Education And Democracy Ser.)

by Namrata Sharma

This book fills an existing gap within the practice of global citizenship education by offering Asian perspectives. In this book, Soka or value-creating education developed by the Japanese educators, Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944) and Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is compared to the ideas of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). This study of their respective thoughts and movements has a significant bearing on the three domains of learning within the global citizenship education conceptual dimensions of UNESCO – the cognitive, socio-emotional, and behavioral. This book deftly combines theoretical discussions with themes and suggestions for practice and future research.


by Pamela Rushby

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Every Falling Star: The True Story Of How I Survived And Escaped North Korea

by Sungju Lee Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who was forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. <P><P>Sungju richly recreates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, "his brothers," to daily be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution. This riveting memoir allows young readers to learn about other cultures where freedoms they take for granted do not exist.

Learning About Matter (Science 2012 Leveled Reader #Grade 5 On-level)

by Scott Foresman

Science 2012 Leveled Reader Grade 5 On-level: Learning About Matter

Boardrooms & a Billionaire Heir: A Marriage of Convenience Romance (Diamonds Down Under #1867)

by Paula Roe

"I'm a man you sleep with, not fall in love with. "Jake Vance was danger in a designer suit, a charming corporate raider. When he set his sights on Blackstone's, Australia's richest diamond dealers, Holly McLeod's primary assignment was as his assistant; her secondary was as a spy. To her amazement, she learned her dangerously sexy boss was the long-lost Blackstone heir. And then Jake did the unthinkable: To save his new company, he proposed marriage. . . an intimate one. . . to her!

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