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Back Cover: “Joelle D'Angelo's best friend, Mara, is left with brain damage after she suffers an aneurysm giving birth to her son. Alone and grieving, Joelle turns to the only other person who understands her pain: her colleague--and Mara's husband--Liam. What starts out as comfort between friends gradually becomes something more.., something undeniable. Torn by guilt and the impossibility of her feelings for Liam, Joelle sets out determined to find help for Mara, no matter how unconventional the source. Her search leads her to a mansion in Monterey, California, and into the life of a woman shrouded in mystery. Carlynn Kling Shire is a healer and, according to Joelle's parents, saved Joelle's life when she was an infant. As Joelle is guided down an unfamiliar path by a woman keeping her own shocking secrets, she discovers that while some love is doomed, some love is destined to survive anything.”
He seemed to be everywhere It amazed Lucy how regularly Mr. der Linssen, the handsome Dutch doctor who taught one of her nursing classes, kept turning up in her life. She would bump into him at the hospital, at her home and even in Holland when she went on vacation. If only he knew she existed! But that wasn't likely, Lucy thought, since far prettier girls were obviously his for the asking....
Dive into a classic novella from New York Times bestselling author Christine Rimmer! With her biological clock ticking, Rachel Stockham decides to take motherhood into her own hands and visits a fertility clinic. But at six months pregnant, an impromptu shopping trip and a purse snatching send her on a date with sweet, sexy Bryce Armstrong. Suddenly, she's wondering if there may just be a man in her—and her daughter's—future. But Bryce has secrets, secrets that he fears might change Rachel's feelings about him. When those secrets come out, will Rachel be able to see who Bryce truly is? Or will there chance encounter turn into a lesson in missed connections? Originally published in 2004 in Mother by Design
What sets Laravel apart from other PHP web frameworks? Speed and simplicity, for starters. This rapid application development framework and its vast ecosystem of tools let you quickly build new sites and applications with clean, readable code. With this practical guide, Matt Stauffer--a leading teacher and developer in the Laravel community--provides the definitive introduction to one of today's most popular web frameworks.The book's high-level overview and concrete examples will help experienced PHP web developers get started with Laravel right away. By the time you reach the last page, you should feel comfortable writing an entire application in Laravel from scratch.Dive into several features of this framework, including:Blade, Laravel's powerful, custom templating toolTools for gathering, validating, normalizing, and filtering user-provided dataLaravel's Eloquent ORM for working with the application's databasesThe Illuminate request object, and its role in the application lifecyclePHPUnit, Mockery, and PHPSpec for testing your PHP codeLaravel's tools for writing JSON and RESTful APIsInterfaces for file system access, sessions, cookies, caches, and searchTools for implementing queues, jobs, events, and WebSocket event publishingLaravel's specialty packages: Scout, Passport, Cashier, Echo, Elixir, Valet, and Socialite
iOS 10 for the iPhone includes a host of exciting new features—including an all-new Messages app, updates to Maps, Search, 3D Touch, and widgets. And the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have new, more advanced cameras, and you can do more with Siri and third-party apps than ever before.What’s the best way to learn all of these features? iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master. This easy-to-use book will help you accomplish everything from web browsing to watching videos so you can get the most out of your iPhone.Written by Missing Manual series creator and former New York Times columnist David Pogue, this updated guide shows you everything you need to know about the new features and user interface of iOS 10 for the iPhone.
Re-read this classic romance by USA Today bestselling author Carole Mortimer Diana Lamb wanted revenge! When powerful, enigmatic billionaire Reece Falcon seduced her stepmother, her father committed suicide and Diana is determined to make Reece pay for her loss… But in getting close to Reece—to better exact her revenge—successful model Diana finds herself falling for this brooding magnate's charms! Now she's engaged to her enemy, but will the wedding proceed once the truth comes out…? Originally published in 1992
Neuropsychology for Occupational Therapists is a bestselling, comprehensive guide to the assessment and rehabilitation of impaired cognitive function and brain damage. Divided into two parts, the first introduces the fundamental role cognition has in occupational performance, before moving on to examine the theoretical frameworks behind cognitive rehabilitation. The second part covers the key components of each cognitive function, including attention, visual perception, movement, memory, and executive functions, and the disorders associated with them. Revised throughout, this invaluable new edition includes: Updated theory and evidence base of neuropsychology Frameworks and guidelines for assessment and intervention in practice Updated content on attention, memory and executive functions A new chapter on cognitive function in later years, and working with people to maintain cognitive health. Written in a clear and engaging style by an experienced author team of academic occupational therapists, with contributions from expert practising clinicians, it is full of a range of learning features, including case studies, summaries, and reflective activities, as well as for the first time narratives of the lived experience of cognitive impairment. Neuropsychology for Occupational Therapists is essential reading for students, newly qualified practitioners, and all those who work within neuropsychology and cognitive rehabilitation.
Pharmacists are required to make certain kinds of calculations that determine the quantities of materials required for filling prescriptions and making up formulas. The new and expanded topics introduced in the fourth edition teach pharmacists and pharmacy students how to do the calculations required in current practice, covering important areas such as handling injectibles, including those used in parenteral nutrition and radiopharmaceuticals.The book also includes new chapters on isotonicity, intravenous fluids, and nutritional calculations.Features:* New concepts introduced in sequence, encouraging the student to master each concept before moving ahead* Many examples and practice problems, all with answers and the availability of rapid feedback build confidence* Filled with practical instruction relevant to the problems pharmacist face in their practice
Preparative Chromatography for Separation of Proteins addresses a wide range of modeling, techniques, strategies, and case studies of industrial separation of proteins and peptides.• Covers broad aspects of preparative chromatography with a unique combination of academic and industrial perspectives• Presents Combines modeling with compliantce useing of Quality-by-Design (QbD) approaches including modeling• Features a variety of chromatographic case studies not readily accessible to the general public• Represents an essential reference resource for academic, industrial, and pharmaceutical researchers
Drawing on the universal values in health care, the second edition of Quality and Safety in Nursing continues to devote itself to the nursing community and explores their role in improving quality of care and patient safety. Edited by key members of the Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN) steering team, Quality and Safety in Nursing is divided into three sections. Itfirst looks at the national initiative for quality and safety and links it to its origins in the IOM report. The second section defines each of the six QSEN competencies as well as providing teaching and clinical application strategies, resources and current references. The final section now features redesigned chapters on implementing quality and safety across settings. New to this edition includes: Instructional and practice approaches including narrative pedagogy and integrating the competencies in simulation A new chapter exploring the application of clinical learning and the critical nature of inter-professional teamwork A revised chapter on the mirror of education and practice to better understand teaching approaches This ground-breaking unique text addresses the challenges of preparing future nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) necessary to continuously improve the health care system in which they practice.
Phytochemicals are naturally occurring bioactive compounds found in edible fruits, plants, vegetables, and herbs. Unlike vitamins and minerals, phytochemicals are not needed for the maintenance of cell viability, but they play a vital role in protecting neural cells from inflammation and oxidative stress associated with normal aging and acute and chronic age-related brain diseases. Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders explores the advances in our understanding of the potential neuroprotective benefits that these naturally occurring chemicals contain. Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders explores the role that a number of plant-based chemical compounds play in a wide variety of neurological disorders. Chapters explore the impact of phytochemicals on neurotraumatic disorders, such as stroke and spinal cord injury, alongside neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, as well as neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. The chapters and sections of this book provide the reader with a big picture view of this field of research. Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders aims to present readers with a comprehensive and cutting edge look at the effects of phytochemicals on the brain and neurological disorders in a manner useful to researchers, neuroscientists, clinical nutritionists, and physicians.
Integrating Program Management and Systems Engineering: Methods, Tools, and Organizational Systems for Improving Performanceby Eric Rebentisch
Integrate critical roles to improve overall performance in complex engineering projects Integrating Program Management and Systems Engineering shows how organizations can become more effective, more efficient, and more responsive, and enjoy better performance outcomes. The discussion begins with an overview of key concepts, and details the challenges faced by System Engineering and Program Management practitioners every day. The practical framework that follows describes how the roles can be integrated successfully to streamline project workflow, with a catalog of tools for assessing and deploying best practices. Case studies detail how real-world companies have successfully implemented the framework to improve cost, schedule, and technical performance, and coverage of risk management throughout helps you ensure the success of your organization's own integration strategy. Available course outlines and PowerPoint slides bring this book directly into the academic or corporate classroom, and the discussion's practical emphasis provides a direct path to implementation. The integration of management and technical work paves the way for smoother projects and more positive outcomes. This book describes the integrated goal, and provides a clear framework for successful transition. Overcome challenges and improve cost, schedule, and technical performance Assess current capabilities and build to the level your organization needs Manage risk throughout all stages of integration and performance improvement Deploy best practices for teams and systems using the most effective tools Complex engineering systems are prone to budget slips, scheduling errors, and a variety of challenges that affect the final outcome. These challenges are a sign of failure on the part of both management and technical, but can be overcome by integrating the roles into a cohesive unit focused on delivering a high-value product. Integrating Program Management with Systems Engineering provides a practical route to better performance for your organization as a whole.
Praise for the previous edition: “Contains something for everyone involved in lubricant technology” — Chemistry & Industry This completely revised third edition incorporates the latest data available and reflects the knowledge of one of the largest companies active in the business. The authors take into account the interdisciplinary character of the field, considering aspects of engineering, materials science, chemistry, health and safety. The result is a volume providing chemists and engineers with a clear interdisciplinary introduction and guide to all major lubricant applications, focusing not only on the various products but also on specific application engineering criteria. A classic reference work, completely revised and updated (approximately 35% new material) focusing on sustainability and the latest developments, technologies and processes of this multi billion dollar business Provides chemists and engineers with a clear interdisciplinary introduction and guide to all major lubricant applications, looking not only at the various products but also at specific application engineering criteria All chapters are updated in terms of environmental and operational safety. New guidelines, such as REACH, recycling alternatives and biodegradable base oils are introduced Discusses the integration of micro- and nano-tribology and lubrication systems Reflects the knowledge of Fuchs Petrolub SE, one of the largest companies active in the lubrication business 2 Volumes wileyonlinelibrary.com/ref/lubricants
Door #1—Vicki Lewis Thompson Jamie Ruskin never considered using her knowledge of aromatherapy to help her attract men—until now. This Valentine's Day, she's going to get the guy she's lusted after for years—rugged Dev Sherman. Armed with essential, sensual oils, Jamie's planning to seduce Dev's senses—and then hope that the rest of him will follow… Door #2—Stephanie Bond Faith Sherman never thought she'd set eyes on her first and only love, gorgeous Carter Grayson, again. So she's surprised—and privately thrilled—when she discovers he's the new security guard at The Red Doors. At least, until Carter asks Faith to help him pick out a diamond ring—for another woman… Door #3—Leslie Kelly Schoolteacher Meg O'Rourke never guessed when she agreed to let “Shear Delights,” a trendy new Chicago salon, use her digital photo that her image would be displayed wearing the scantiest, sexiest underthings she'd ever seen. Or that one customer, in particular, would really like what he saw… There's someone for everyone… Behind the Red Doors Originally published in 2003.
Re-read this classic romance by USA Today bestselling author Carole Mortimer When Eve Eden discovers that successful art entrepreneur, Adam Gardener, is searching for the legendary English artist, The Unicorn, she nervously shies away. The Unicorn's true identity hits a little too close to home… But Eve is rattled—and intrigued—by Adam's mesmerizing presence, and his determination to entice her into his arms. As an engaged woman, she shouldn't be flirting with anyone, let alone the most delicious man she's ever laid eyes on… Can Eve resist the temptation of the forbidden? Originally published in 1989
Zenith Part 1 by Sasha Alsberg,Lindsay Cummings will be available Nov 28, 2016. Preorder your copy today!
Rediscover this scorching fan‐favorite from USA TODAY bestselling author Victoria Dahl! For Jenny Stone, driving is her escape‐from her past, her problems, her quiet life in Jackson Hole. But after Deputy Nate Hendricks stops her—again—for speeding, she could lose more than just her license. She could lose her heart. Nate seems to think that Jenny should replace her love for fast driving with something even more...heart pumping. And despite her need for speed, Jenny's never been one for defying the law. Originally published in 2013.
New York Times bestselling authors B.J. Daniels and Elle James present heart-stopping suspense where everything rides on the shoulders of two of rugged cowboys. One Tall, Dark Montana Mystery The gorgeous hunk of cowboy flesh had a name—Hank Monroe—and just about every woman in Whitehorse dreamed of being his match. So why would the newcomer want to date plain old Arlene Evans? When Arlene's pregnant daughter disappears, Hank's got the connections to close the case. But she's discovering that Hank's got secrets of his own. Their lives are on the line, but nothing in this rough and tumble world can tear Hank and Arlene apart. Originally published in May 2008 as Second Chance Cowboy. A SEAL Undercover FBI agent Melissa Bradley is used to cryptic assignments like this: retrieve package from PO Box and deliver to old friend. Package in hand, she's attacked by thugs—and she's not about to trust the handsome and dangerous rescuer who claims he was sent to protect her. A former Navy SEAL turned cowboy and suddenly reinstated, there's clearly more to James Monahan's covert op than he'll admit. And as a dangerous band of traitors, terrorists and killers close in, survival means trusting each other—their toughest mission yet. Originally published in May 2015 as Navy SEAL Justice.
Terra I'm going to marry this man, and nothing will stop me. I didn't expect it to be Michael Tripp who left when we made our announcement. He knows this life, he knows what it means to be a part of mia familia. He didn't know he was marrying the boss's daughter. I kept it from him-I lied to him. He came back, thank God. My love forgave me and the wedding is on. I'll die before I allow any more secrets to come between us. Tripp I'm a man of my word. I love hard and tell it like it is. But the Mafia has me in their crosshairs and I'm in deep. Partnering with a crime boss is one thing. Working for a crime boss who is also your father-in-law...that's just f***ed. I stepped up to the challenge. Shaking things up and making changes that needed to happen to secure our power. And the profits speak for themselves. No one could have seen the end coming. No one could have stopped it, not even me. The playing field has changed. And nothing will ever be the same. This book is approximately 53,000 words
New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Heather Graham brings her unique brand of suspense to Harlequin Intrigue in two outstanding books in one! LAW AND DISORDER Desperate to escape her kidnappers, Kody Cameron can turn to only one man...and he's holding a gun. Outnumbered and trapped in the deadly Everglades, she has little recourse. For something in this captor's eyes makes her believe she can trust him. Undercover agent Nick Connolly knows Kody from his past and knows she might very well blow his cover. Though determined to maintain his facade, he can't let Kody die. He won't. And his decision to change his own rules of law and order are about to make all hell break loose. IN THE DARK After Alexandra McCord stumbles upon the body of a dead woman, her working paradise on Moon Bay Island has turned into a nightmare. The evidence seems to point toward someone on the island-and to herself as the next victim. But who would do this? And why has David Denham, the ex-husband she hasn't seen for more than a year, chosen this moment to reappear in her life? The evidence points toward his guilt, but Alexandra feels compelled to defy logic and trust in the safety of his embrace. No matter what, either her heart or her life will be forfeit.
Enjoy this fan-favorite contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer Who is the stranger living in Brianna Scott's apartment? Ahmed ben Rashid claims to be a foreign diplomat in need of a hiding place. Though Brianna needs Ahmed's help to take care of her brother, she isn't about to play housemaid to some overbearing sheikh. Soon Brianna discovers Ahmed has the demeanor of a king. Yet the biggest surprise is "His Majesty's" demand that she become his bride. But Brianna isn't walking down the aisle until her royal suitor learns a much-needed lesson—in love. Originally published in 1993.
Before the White Rabbit Chronicles, before Firstlife, New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter wrote the Intertwined series, featuring a sixteen-year-old boy with four other souls trapped in his head. Get ready! In book 3, Twisted, Aden Stone’s adventures take a shocking turn… Aden Stone has had a hell of a week. He’s been: Tortured by angry witches—check. Hypnotized by a vengeful fairy—check. Spied on by the most powerful vampire in existence—check. Killed twice—check and mate. His vampire girlfriend might have brought him back to life, but he's never felt more out of control. Now darkness is growing within him, taking over…changing him. Worse, death stalks him at every turn, proving any day could be his last. Life can’t get any worse. Can it? Originally published in 2011.
Housekeeper For The Holidays During the Christmas season, Rebecca Yoder agrees to help new preacher Caleb Wittner with his mischievous daughter. Amelia's turned the community of Seven Poplars upside down. Only Rebecca can see the pain hidden beneath the little girl's antics--and her father's brusque manner. After losing his wife in a fire, Caleb's physical scars may be healing, but his emotions have not. Yet Rebecca's sweet manner soon has him smiling and laughing with his daughter--and his pretty housekeeper. Soon Caleb must decide whether to invite Rebecca into his life--or lose her forever.
Enjoy this classic romance with an edge of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Heather Graham, now available for the first time in ebook!In town for a family reunion, Lucia Lorenzo crashes into bed at her cousin’s condo…but wakes up next to someone who is definitely not her cousin. It’s Ryan Dandridge, the infuriating ex who still sets her aflame. Dealing with Ryan amid the antics of the extended Lorenzo clan is hard enough, and then disturbing events suggest Lucia has a dangerous stalker. Maybe it’s a good thing Ryan is at her side, after all…Originally published in 1988
Rediscover this classic story of adventure and romance by New York Times bestselling author Heather Graham, now available for the first time in ebook!Rafe Tyler needs answers. Two years ago, his brother was lured into danger by Tara Hill’s bewitching beauty, and he disappeared. Rafe has to know what really happened, and he can only find out by being as ruthless as he believes Tara was.Originally published in 1987
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