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Lamb to the Slaughter

by Aline Templeton

A sunny evening, a tranquil garden--and an old man brutally gunned down on his doorstep.In a pretty and tranquil town, a proposed superstore development has divided the population in an increasingly bitter war. The low-level aggression of bored youth that is generally tolerated has become sinister. The bloodied carcass of a sheep abandoned in the streets is more than just unpleasant vandalism, and teenage bikers, terrorizing a woman to the breaking point, are impossible to control.When a second victim is killed in what seems like a random shooting, the fear in the town becomes palpable. Detective Fleming will not accept that the crimes are motiveless, but she struggles to make sense of the two murders when nothing makes sense anymore and no one will believe anything. Not even the truth.

Lamb to the Slaughter (Lauren Maxwell Mystery #3)

by Elizabeth Quinn

Book 2 in the wildlife investigator Lauren Maxwell series. Lauren asks herself how she, an obscure biologist, could get mixed up in murder yet again.

Lambert's Code

by Rachel Hauck

After three years of medical treatment, Julie Lambert faces the irrefutable truth: She will never have children. Devastated, lost, and alone, she buries her pain by making several life decisions that threaten her relationship with her husband, Ethan.

The Lambs of London

by Peter Ackroyd

A tour de force in the tradition of Peter Ackroyd'sHawksmoorandChatterton, a gripping novel of betrayal and deceit set in the teeming streets of 19th-century London. At the centre of this intriguing, irresistible novel are the young Lambs: Charles, constrained by the tedium of his work as clerk at the East India Company, taking refuge in a drink or three too many while spreading his wings as a young writer, and his clever, adoring sister Mary, confined by domesticity, an ailing, dotty father and a maddening mother . . . Into their lives comes William Ireland, an ambitious 17-year-old antiquarian and bookseller, anxious not only to impress his demanding showman of a father, but to make his mark on the literary world. When Ireland turns up a document in the handwriting of Shakespeare himself, he takes Mary into his confidence - but soon scholars and actors alike are beating a path to the little bookshop in Holborn Passage. Touching and tragic, ingenious, funny and vividly alive, this is Ackroyd at the top of his form in a masterly retelling of a 19th-century drama which keeps the reader guessing right to the end.

The Lamb's Supper

by Scott Hahn

Bestselling author Scott Hahn sheds new light on the Mass, offering readers a deeper appreciation of the most familiar of Catholic rituals .Of all things Catholic, there is nothing that is so familiar as the Mass. With its unchanging prayers, the Mass fits Catholics like their favorite clothes. Yet most Catholics sitting in the pews on Sundays fail to see the powerful supernatural drama that enfolds them. Pope John Paul II described the Mass as "Heaven on Earth," explaining that what "we celebrate on Earth is a mysterious participation in the heavenly liturgy."The Lamb's Supper reveals a long-lost secret of the Church: The early Christians' key to understanding the mysteries of the Mass was the New Testament Book of Revelation. With its bizarre imagery, its mystic visions of heaven, and its end-of-time prophecies, Revelation mirrors the sacrifice and celebration of the Eucharist.Beautifully written, in clear direct language, bestselling Catholic author Scott Hahn's new book will help readers see the Mass with new eyes, pray the liturgy with a renewed heart, and enter into the Mass more fully, enthusiastically, intelligently, and powerfully than ever before.

Lament for a Lost Lover

by Philippa Carr

As England is rocked by civil war, a daring young woman attempts to discover her true legacy--and encounters betrayal and breathtaking love Under the sway of the puritanical Oliver Cromwell, England simmers with religious persecution and political unrest. Like their exiled king, Arabella Tolworthy and her parents have retreated to France but yearn for their native country. When Arabella is separated from her family, she makes her way alone in an increasingly dangerous world and meets two people who will change her life: an actress named Harriet Main and the dashing nobleman Edwin Eversleigh. As the British king is restored to his rightful throne, Arabella's odyssey mirrors the strife and turbulence of her beloved homeland. As she tries to make peace with her past, she's confronted with an unexpected threat to her future--and a second chance at lasting love.

Lament of the Dead: Psychology After Jung's Red Book

by James Hillman Sonu Shamdasani

With Jung's Red Book as their point of departure, two leading scholars explore issues relevant to our thinking today. In this book of dialogues, James Hillman and Sonu Shamdasani reassess psychology, history, and creativity through the lens of Carl Jung's Red Book. Hillman, the founder of Archetypal Psychology, was one of the most prominent psychologists in America and is widely acknowledged as the most original figure to emerge from Jung's school. Shamdasani, editor and cotranslator of Jung's Red Book, is regarded as the leading Jung historian. Hillman and Shamdasani explore a number of the issues in the Red Book--such as our relation with the dead, the figures of our dreams and fantasies, the nature of creative expression, the relation of psychology to art, narrative and storytelling, the significance of depth psychology as a cultural form, the legacy of Christianity, and our relation to the past--and examine the implications these have for our thinking today.

Lamentations of the Father

by Ian Frazier

The title piece of this new collection has had an ongoing life in anthologies, in radio performances, in audio recordings, on the Internet, and in photocopies held by hamburger magnets on the doors of peoples refrigerators. This collection, a companion to the author's previous humor collections Dating Your Mom(1985) and Coyote v. Acme(1996), contains thirty-three pieces gathered from the last thirteen years.

The Lammas Feast (Roger the Chapman #11)

by Kate Sedley

It's July 1478, and business is good for Bristol's bakers during the lead up to Lammastide--'Loaf-mass', the ancient harvest festival. But the shady Jasper Fairbrother's baking days are over when he's found face down with a knife in his back. Suspicion immediately falls on the mysterious Breton who'd arrived that day and had been seen having an argument with Fairbrother. But when it emerges that the Breton is also a suspected Lancastrian spy, Roger the Chapman wonders if suspicion of murder is merely a convenient pretext for the authorities to hunt down the man.

The Lamp and the Jar: Exploration of New Horizons in Literary Criticism

by Krishna Rayan Krishna S. Arjunwadkar

The use of the lamp-jar metaphor as an instrument of reflection in ninth-century Sanskrit criticism yielded several insights into the behavior of the states and suggested components of meaning.

Lamps of Courage: By Dim and Flaring Lamps, Home Fires Burning, A Light in the Night, Beside the Golden Door

by Joann A. Grote Colleen Reece Renee Demarco Janelle Burnham

by dim and flaring lamps Lucy Danielson longs for just two things: to ease pain and suffering alongside her doctor father and to marry Jeremiah Cunningham. But Jere's father wants him to marry a more influential young woman. What paths will Lucy and Jere decide to take when the Civil War erupts? Home Fires Burning Glorie Cunningham thought it would be wonderful to serve her country on the European front during the Great War, but she is assigned at an army hospital in her hometown. Her work seems to be the mundane battle against the flu epidemic-She knows she shouldn't allow it, but she can't fight an attraction to a certain patient suffering effects of mustard gas. Will her heart get irrevocably tangled? A Light in the Night Elisabeth Baker is a Red Cross nurse who doesn't particularly enjoy being called to work for the U.S. Army at a remote post in Labrador. She's hoping for a quick end to the Second World War, and is not allowing herself to get too attached to anyone. Then she meets a Canadian pilot whose gentle friendship tugs at her heart. What if she loses him to the awful war? Beside the Golden Door by Renee DeMarco After three internships, Kiersten Davis will sign up to serve her country in the war-torn areas of the world. Working with drug addiction, alcoholism, and cases of abuse was not in her plans. She makes a very embarrassing judgment call and meets Brett Lewis. Can he help her see a different side to her patients and their circumstances?

Lancaster and Lancaster County: A Traveler's Guide to Pennsylvania Dutch Country

by Anthony D. Fredericks

This complete guide, devoted solely to Pennsylvania Dutch Country, will prove invaluable to first-time and return visitors alike. Drawing from the rich palette of things to see and experience in this colorful region, Fredericks supplies all the necessary how and where information while guiding the reader to its best offerings for a memorable experience. More than 11 million visitors come to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, every year. A quintessential vacation destination, it represents a return to simpler times and a slower lifestyle. Author Anthony Fredericks knows the region well, and Lancaster and Lancaster County includes all the information you'll need to explore here, including history, transportation, recreation, shopping, and then some. Fredericks's in-depth knowledge of Pennsylvania Dutch Country fills these pages with invaluable insights and provides you with all the help you need to plan a thoroughly enjoyable and enriching visit.

The Lancaster Men

by Janet Dailey

Three years after free-spirited Shari Sutherland escaped from the Lancaster family patriarchs, she returned home because of her mother's stroke. There she was reunited with Whit Lancaster, her rugged stepbrother--and suddenly her feelings for him were anything but sisterly. But Whit wanted sole possession of the raven-haired beauty. And even as Shari rebelled against his arrogance, she knew he was the only man she would ever want... the one man whose strong touch would arouse her deepest passion!

Lance Armstrong's War: One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, and a Few Other Rivals on the Road to the Tour de France

by Daniel Coyle

The extraordinary story of greatness pushed to its limits, a vivid, behind-the-scenes portrait of Armstrong, perhaps the most accomplished athlete of our time, as he faces his biggest test: a historic sixth straight victory in the Tour de France.

Lancelot

by Walker Percy

"A modern knight-errant on a quest after evil; grotesque, convincing and chilling." --The New York Times Book ReviewFed up with the excesses of the 1970s, Lancelot Andrews Lamar, a liberal lawyer and distinguished member of the New Orleans gentry, is determined to stop the modern world's ethical collapse. His quest begins with his wife--an actress who he suspects has been cheating on him for years. Though he initially plans only to gather proof of her infidelity, Lancelot quickly descends into a fog of obsession. And as he crosses the line from sanity into madness, he will try once and for all to purify the world or destroy it in the attempt. Mesmerizing and unforgettable, Lancelot is a masterful story of one man's collision with the follies of modern culture, and a thought-provoking look at the nature of good and evil.

The Lancelot Murders (Merlin Investigation Series #2)

by J.M.C. Blair

When Lancelot is accused of murdering Queen Guenevere's father, she begs Merlin to prove his innocence. Though inclined to leave the faithless knight to his fate, Merlin risks his very life to find the truth at King Arthur's bidding.

The Land

by Taylor Mildred D.

The son of a prosperous landowner and a former slave, Paul-Edward Logan is unlike any other boy he knows. His white father has acknowledged him and raised him openly-something unusual in post-Civil War Georgia. But as he grows into a man he learns that life for someone like him is not easy. Black people distrust him because he looks white. White people discriminate against him when they learn of his black heritage. Even within his own family he faces betrayal and degradation. So at the age of fourteen, he sets out toward the only dream he has ever had: to find land every bit as good as his father's, and make it his own. <P><P> Once again inspired by her own history, Ms. Taylor brings truth and power to the newest addition to the award-winning Logan family stories.

Land and Privilege in Byzantium

by Mark C. Bartusis

A pronoia was a type of conditional grant from the emperor, often to soldiers, of various properties and privileges. In large measure the institution of pronoia characterized social and economic relations in later Byzantium, and its study is the study of later Byzantium. Filling the need for a comprehensive study of the institution, this book examines the origin, evolution and characteristics of pronoia, focusing particularly on the later thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. But the book is much more than a study of a single institution. With a broad chronological scope extending from the mid-tenth to the mid-fifteenth century, it incorporates the latest understanding of Byzantine agrarian relations, taxation, administration and the economy, as it deals with relations between the emperor, monastic and lay landholders, including soldiers and peasants. Particular attention is paid to the relation between the pronoia and Western European, Slavic and Middle Eastern institutions, especially the Ottoman timar.

Land Animals (Wonders of Science)

by Joan S. Gottlieb

Children's textbook about animals that live on land.

The Land Before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontier 1630-1860

by Annette Kolodny

Preface The purpose of this study is to chart women's private responses to the successive American frontiers and to trace a tradition of women's public statements about the west. The attention accorded letters and diaries should not suggest that this is a study of the daily lives of pioneer women, however. Nor should the analysis of three centuries of published materials suggest that I have attempted any definitive literary history. Although I have made extensive use of letters and diaries composed between 1630 and 1860, I have not attempted a revisionist history of the westward movement as seen through the eyes of women. Such a history is nonetheless long overdue, and I sincerely hope my chapters may encourage further work toward that end. In that event, my contribution may be the reminder that white women began as pioneers to this continent in the seventeenth century. Only by acknowledging the fullness of that history will we be able to grasp the continuities linking later generations with what had gone before.

The Land Below, The Life Within (Volume 2: Incredible Facts About the Ocean)

by W. Wright Robinson

There is an animal living in the ocean that cannot swim! There are whole mountain ranges below the water's surface! There are even rivers in the ocean!

A Land Called Deseret - Utah (Americana #44)

by Janet Dailey

Romance set in Utah/Americana series

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