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Detective Ryker Delancey had kept his eye on gorgeous Nicole Beckham since the night she'd barely survived a violent home invasion. Convinced her attack was connected to a string of murders in the New Orleans area, Ryker would do whatever it took to keep her safe. Unfortunately, Nic wasn't happy about being made his personal protection mission...until the killer came after her again. Now guarding Nicole became a 24/7 job, ratcheting up the tension that had been building between them. But losing control and falling into bed would cause more problems than it would solve. Or so he told himself the morning after....
The authors address the medical and ethical implications of the new technologies, outlining potential positive and negative effects of genetic research on minorities, people with disabilities, and those of diverse sexual orientations. Presenting a wide array of perspectives, this book emphasizes the need to ensure that research into genetics does not result in discrimination against people on the basis of their DNA.
Photographer Jennie Buchanan unknowingly captures a drug-cartel meeting on film. And now she has become a killer's next target. Even worse, her only protection from the danger that threatens her life is the man who threatens her heart. Dodging bullets almost seems safer than facing the feelings stirred up by seeing former FBI agent and ex-boyfriend Ethan Justice again. Ethan vows to safeguard Jennie from the deadly men on her trail. And for a second chance at Jennie's love, he's willing to risk anything to expose the truth-about the drug smugglers, the past and the future together he still wants.
Get ready for some amazing soccer action in Winning Season 4! It's summer in Hudson City. And for Calvin Tait and Zero Rollison, it's time to give soccer a shot.
CHERYL HOLT #11;ONE OF THE TOP 25 EROTIC WRITERS OF ALL TIME With DOUBLE FANTASY, the Queen of Erotic Romance #11;turns up the heat again.., and again... HE IS HER NEW MASTER Orphaned as a young girl, Anne Carstairs was taken in by her cruel, malicious relatives. She's lived a lonely life at their Gladstone estate, but with a new earl coming, everything is changing. Anne has heard many rumors about him, but Anne is completely unprepared for him to be the most deeply seductive man she's ever encountered. No sooner do they meet than he brushes her lips with a delicious kiss that leaves her wanting so much more.... IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE... As a boy, Jamieson Merrick was denied his inheritance a forced to work as a privateer on the high seas. But years later Jamie discovers that he is the rightful heir to Gladstone. Now, as the new earl, he's determined to claim what is his...including Anne Carstairs. Once he lays eyes on the petite beauty, he vows to take her to his bed and make her his. She's a pawn in his plan for revenge. But he never dream that revenge could be so sweet...
Tennis has been Willy Novinsky's one love ever since she first picked up a racquet at the age of four. A middle-ranked pro at twenty-three, she's met her match in Eric Oberdorf, a low-ranked, untested Princeton grad who also intends to make his mark on the international tennis circuit. Eric becomes Willy's first passion off the court, and eventually they marry. But while wedded life begins well, full-tilt competition soon puts a strain on their relationship-and an unexpected accident sends driven and gifted Willy sliding irrevocably toward resentment, tragedy, and despair. From acclaimed author Lionel Shriver comes a brilliant and unflinching novel about the devastating cost of prizing achievement over love.
Pam and Penny Howard have graduated high school. This story is told from Pam's point of view. now that Penny has found true love, Pam begins to feel less like playing the field and wishes she could find someone special as well. The girls spend the summer at home and plan to attend college. Penny' s life seems on the right course, but Pam soon finds herself attracted to handsome, brooding Cade Venner, while nice guy Jeff Moore doesn't attract her as more than a friend. What is in store for the twins as freshman year proceeds? this is the second book in the Howard series, sequel to double date and prequel to Sh9owboat Summer.
Payton and Emma are headed for celebrity status in this L.A. adventure!They've had their share of identical antics in the past, but the stage is set for drama of the best kind as the twins set out to conquer Hollywood! It's bright lights, swimming pools, and movie stars all the way. Of course, with Payton and Emma on the scene, there's also bound to be at least a little--okay, maybe a lot of--twin-tastic trouble as well....
SAM DOLAN is a young man coming to terms with his life in the process and aftermath of making his first film. He has a difficult relationship with his father, B-movie actor Booth Dolan--a boisterous, opinionated, lying lothario whose screen legacy falls somewhere between cult hero and pathetic. Allie, Sam's dearly departed mother, was a woman whose only fault, in Sam's eyes, was her eternal affection for his father. Also included in the cast of indelible characters: a precocious, frequently violent half-sister; a conspiracy-theorist second wife; an Internet-famous roommate; a contractor who can't stop expanding his house; a happy-go-lucky college girlfriend and her husband, a retired Yankees catcher; the morose producer of a true-crime show; and a slouching indie-film legend. Not to mention a tragic sex monster. Unraveling the tumultuous, decades-spanning story of the Dolan family's friends, lovers, and adversaries, Double Feature is about letting go of everything--regret, resentment, dignity, moving pictures, the dead--and taking it again from the top. Against the backdrop of indie filmmaking, college campus life, contemporary Brooklyn, and upstate New York, Owen King's epic debut novel combines propulsive storytelling with mordant wit and brims with a deep understanding of the trials of ambition and art, of relationships and life, and of our attempts to survive it all.
A corpse in a secluded hide-out--a millionaire who thinks he is discreet (but isn't)--a panicky girl whose uncle is accused of murder--are some of the odd angles in the most curious case in Tecumseh Fox's career as a private detective. But these are only the first of a series of surprises--including another grim killing--and Fox has to do some fast talking and acting himself to outfox a deadly determined murderer.
The Double Fudge Dare is based on a newspaper clipping given to the author by Cindy Kane, about a man in the Midwest who successfully blackmailed his neighbors with pink plastic flamingos. Unfortunately, Connecticut zoning boards are a little tougher to fight.
By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries. With humility unspoiled by false modesty, Watson relates his and Crick's desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. Never has a scientist been so truthful in capturing in words the flavor of his work.capturing in words the flavor of his work.
Eli has lucked into a job at Wyatt Transgenics offered to him by Dr. Wyatt, the famed scientist. The salary is substantial, the work is interesting, and Dr. Wyatt seems to be paying special attention to Eli. It's almost too good to be true. Is there a catch? Eli's father is vehemently against his taking the job, but won't explain why. Eli knows that there's some connection between Dr. Wyatt and his parents, something too painful for his father to discuss. Something to do with his mother, who is now debilitated by Huntington's disease. As he continues to work at the lab, and to spend time with Dr. Wyatt, he begins to uncover some disconcerting truths about himself, about his very makeup. Rich and suspenseful, with a hair-raising conclusion, this is Nancy Werlin's most dynamic novel yet, one that explores the ethics and amazements of genetic engineering.
Like a strand of mutating DNA, a deadly conspiracy winds its way through the entire Alpha Quadrant, just as it stretches across several years of Starfleet history -even to the Cardassian space station that will someday be known as Deep Space Nine . A virulent plague has stricken Terok Nor, striking down both the enslaved Bajorans and Cardassian oppressors, who blame each other for the growing epidemic. Dr. Katherine Pulaski, late of the Starship Enterprise , must work with the tyrannical Gul Dukat, as well as a rebel spy named Kira Nerys, to discover the true source of an infection that threatens them all! Star Trek : The Next Generation, No 52 "Who are you?" Dr. Pulaski asked. "My name doesn't matter," Kira Nerys said. "And I don't have a lot of time, so please listen to me. I would like you to come with me to Bajor." Pulaski frowned. "I've already been through this with Gul Dukat. I'm afraid I can't leave the station." "He doesn't have to know," Kira said. "I'll smuggle you down there and I'll bring you back." Pulaski held up her hand. "I'm sorry," she said. "No." Kira clenched her fists. "I won't take no for an answer. I won't. We need you."
The Sunday Times bestselling thriller authors join forces with two heart-stopping novellas in one volume. In Santa Fe, Special Investigators Steve Katz and Darrel Two Moons are called to the scene of a blunt-force homicide. The victim: Larry Olfson, a wealthy art dealer with an awful lot of enemies. Could this be a vengeance killing? Dorothy Breton and her partner McCain are called to downtown Boston one wintery night. A promising young athlete has been shot. But the autopsy shows he didn't die of gunshot wounds...
While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor. Sussman is a worried man. A survivor of Auschwitz, he in shock, having seen and been seen by one of the Nazis who tortured him in the camp. But SS Colonel Berg has been dead for ten years - or has he? Before Craig can help solve the riddle, Sussman is found dead and Craig is being questioned by the police. As various international organisations are drawn into the hunt for Sussman's killer, he realises that the ex-Nazi is far more than just a wanted war criminal.Soon Craig's search for the truth takes him from Paris to the island of Mykonos, where he must unmask a dangerous and powerful foe.
Tautly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity gives us an X-ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the kind of obsessive, loveless love that devastates everything it touches. First published in 1935, this novel reaffirmed James M. Cain as a virtuoso of the roman noir.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Patrick F. McManus's beloved Sheriff Bo Tully has his hands full of elusive killers, eccentric backwoods characters, and irresistible women in this latest romp through the wilds of Blight County, Idaho. Sheriff Bo Tully is the kind of western lawman who's as good with the ladies as he is with his guns, and he never lets a death threat get in the way of a good barbecue. In this latest tale, Tully pursues a seventy-five-year-old missing persons case in which a pair of gold miners (a two-man drilling team known as a double-jack) mysteriously disappeared just as they hit the mother lode in a remote part of Blight County. Meanwhile, a second, more threatening case looms large. After serving only two months of a life sentence, a mentally unstable murderer named Kincaid--a nasty piece of work if there ever was one--manages to escape prison, setting his sights on killing the man who put him behind bars: one Sheriff Bo Tully.ting his sights on killing the man who put him behind bars: one Sheriff Bo Tully.ÊIn an effort to lead his would-be killer into the open, and also to do a little gold prospecting and fishing while he's at it, Tully heads north with his ex-sheriff father, Pap, and his friend and expert tracker, Dave. As the two cases play themselves out, Sheriff Tully finds himself hunting down one murderer who's probably long dead, and being hunted by another who's very much alive. A fast-moving tale of murder, mayhem, and mining, The Double-Jack Murders is Patrick F. McManus's darkest, most entertaining mystery yet.
Witness to a brutal murder, Anne Jones bravely agrees to testify. She is given a new name, a new history and is advised not to get too close to anyone. But she does--and with good reason. Somehow, her identity has been compromised. Someone knows who--and where--she is. Anne's handsome boss, Patrick McClain, is himself witness to the scare tactics being used against her and vows to keep her safe. Yet she will have to disappear all over again, lest she put both their lives in jeopardy. . . .
Locked away in a sanitarium for the twins' whole lives, Miranda is broken, physically and spiritually. And her freedom comes with a price. Cam and Alex will have to part with something that means more to them than they ever imagined.
Wildly original novelist, essayist, and performance artist Jonathan Aames delivers his best collection yet--a hilarious, risquÉ, and loveable selection of articles, essays, and fiction, including several previously unpublished pieces.With an HBO pilot based on this collection's centerpiece ("Bored to Death"), his two hilarious novels, The Extra Man and Wake Up, Sir!, in development as films (with screenplays by Mr. Ames), a critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Alcoholic, under his belt, and an ongoing series of literary and not-so-literary stunts, Jonathan Ames has proven himself to be a writer of diverse and stunning talents. In The Double Life Is Twice as Good, fans will be treated to a deft and charming compilation of Ames's journalism, personal essays, and short fiction. Featuring illuminating profiles of Marilyn Manson and Lenny Kravitz, his adventures at a goth festival in the Midwest, a story written for Esquire on a napkin, as well as a comic strip collaboration with graphic artist Nick Bertozzi, Ames's unique style and personality-driven humor shines throughout this wickedly funny collection. Also included is the aforementioned short story, "Bored to Death," a Raymond Chandler-esque tale about a struggling writer-turned-detective who becomes quickly embroiled in the search for a missing college co-ed. Described by The Portland Oregonian as "an edgier David Sedaris," it's no wonder that this comic mastermind's already fervent and dedicated fanbase is continually growing.
Pocahontas is a young girl in an Indian tribe who is caught between the tensions of the Indian culture and the culture of the white settlers.
Zoe Flynn has a secret. She used to live in California, in a big old house -- the best house in the world really -- at 18 Hawk Road. It rambled and creaked and was full of good hiding places. She used to have a best friend named Kellen who lived right down the road, and a dog named Merlin who loved to play with her. But now she lives in a little town in Oregon, and everything has changed. Now, Zoe has to be careful. Careful that she doesn't tell anyone, not her friends or her teacher or anyone else ...
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