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A courageous young noblewoman risks her life to hide French resistance fighters; seventy years later, her granddaughter visits the family's abandoned chateau and uncovers shocking secrets from the past.Gisèle Duchant guards a secret that could cost her life. Tunnels snake through the hill under her family's medieval chateau in Normandy. Now, with Hitler's army bearing down, her brother and several friends are hiding in the tunnels, resisting the German occupation of France. But when German soldiers take over the family's château, Gisèle is forced to host them as well--while harboring the resistance fighters right below their feet. Taking in a Jewish friend's baby, she convinces the Nazis that it is her child, ultimately risking everything for the future of the child. When the German officers begin to suspect her deception, an unlikely hero rescues both her and the child. A present day story weaves through the past one as Chloe Sauver, Gisèle's granddaughter, arrives in Normandy. After calling off her engagement with a political candidate, Chloe pays a visit to the chateau to escape publicity and work with a documentary filmmaker, Riley, who has uncovered a fascinating story about Jews serving in Hitler's army. Riley wants to research Chloe's family history and the lives that were saved in the tunnels under their house in Normandy. Chloe is floored--her family isn't Jewish, for one thing, and she doesn't know anything about tunnels or the history of the house. But as she begins to explore the dark and winding passageways beneath the chateau, nothing can prepare her for the shock of what she and Riley discover... With emotion and intrigue, Melanie Dobson brings World War II France to life in this beautiful novel about war, family, sacrifice, and the secrets of the past.
Chatham is a historic Cape Cod town with coastline on Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. The first European settler, William Nickerson, recognized its beauty and knew that farming and fishing would provide sustenance for future settlers. Chatham has many stories to tell-tales of boating and fishing, railroads and hotels, churches and theaters, shipwrecks and rescues, and wireless communication and war efforts. With vivid photographs, Chatham brings the town to life from the early 1800s to the 1960s. In these pages, see Chatham's lighthouse, which has warned of treacherous sandbars off the coast and has witnessed hundreds of shipwrecks since 1808, and the Mack Monument, which memorializes one valiant rescue. Visit the South Chatham Village Hall, which has rocked with laughter at Silver Circle entertainments; the Fourth of July parades; the 1912 and 1962 festivities celebrating Chatham's incorporation; and the weekly summer band concerts. Learn how technology changed Chatham from the arrival of the railroad and the building of the Marconi Wireless Station to the construction of the Chatham Naval Air Station, with its blimps and seaplanes protecting the East Coast from German submarines during World War I.
May we offer you a warm welcome to The Chatsfield Hotel! Already checked-in are the world's most elite, renowned...and scandalous guests!London is the last stop of Sheikh Sayed's worldwide tour before his wedding. But when his engagement is broken off, Sayed sets his sights on his sexy chambermaid! Although Liyah Amari has her own reasons for being at The Chatsfield, will her heartbreak leave her vulnerable to this sheikh's desires in Lucy Monroe's SHEIKH'S SCANDAL?Monte Carlo is where Lucca Chatsfield meets his match! For this reckless playboy, the world has been his playground-until now. Poised Princess Charlotte soon becomes his greatest challenge. Will Lottie be able to resist Lucca's potent charm, or will she risk everything for just one more touch in Melanie Milburne's PLAYBOY'S LESSON?Las Vegas is hosting The Chatsfield's world-famous poker tournament and Cara Chatsfield is in charge. Cara's first introduction to Aiden Kelly is disastrous-but soon he's fighting for her protection! This city of lights is the perfect place to brighten up the darkness of her past, but what happens when Aiden starts to see through the stunning socialite's smile and decides he wants her in his bed in Michelle Condor's SOCIALITE'S GAMBLE?Chatsfield House is where London's heartthrob of the past, Nicolo Chatsfield, has been hiding. When Sophie Ashdown arrives to ensure Nicolo's attendance at the Chatsfield shareholders meeting, sparks fly! Sophie has no intention of redeeming the darkly handsome heir, but how long will it take for business to turn to pleasure in Chantelle Shaw's BILLIONAIRE'S SECRET?These are the first four stories set in and around The Chatsfield. Wander the halls of these luxurious hotels...there's a different story of secrets and glamour behind every door!
The world is for travelling and the Chatsfield Hotel is for travellers! Join the jet-setting Chatsfield elite as they take their steamy romances with them...Antonio Chatsfield only returned to the family's London hotel from his Amalfi refuge to help his sister. But a passionate night with the beautiful Orla Kennedy changes everything. When Antonio discovers that she is in fact his business rival, all he can think of is how Orla came apart in his bed! Abby Green makes sparks fly in the boardroom in RIVAL'S CHALLENGE.Temperatures rise in Sydney when the only thing standing in the way of Franco Chatsfield's business deal is the beautiful Holly Purman. Holly refuses to risk it all for a Chatsfield, so she'll give Franco six weeks to prove himself. Time spent working together soon sends their senses reeling...follow the consequences of their delicious desire in Trish Morey's TYCOON'S TEMPTATION.It's been five years since Orsino Chatsfield married Poppy Graham-and let her down. Despite a bitter split, a climbing accident means Orsino needs his wife! They have unfinished business that he wants to face before walking away forever. But what will happen when their blazing passion instantly reignites between London and the Loire Valley in Annie West's REBEL'S BARGAIN?Lucilla Chatsfield is the only person to lead her family's empire. But when her position is usurped by the intensely arrogant but breathtakingly gorgeous Christos Giatrakos, she refuses to lie low-because Lucilla is playing for keeps! Will Lucilla be taught a lesson when she's whisked away to Greece in Lynne Ryan Harris's HEIRESS'S DEFIANCE?These are the next four stories in The Chatsfield world. Find out the price of true, sizzling adventure, where undeniable passion and the unknown put everything at risk!
Step behind the hotel room doors of The Chatsfield, London, for five fabulous novellas full of style, sensation...and scandal!In The Soldier in Room 286 by Abby Green, soldier turned international actor, Salim Segal, has one night at The Chatsfield to convince beautiful Natalja Jordan that, despite the pains of the past, they have a future worth fighting for.Ben treats girlfriend Joely to a luxurious birthday night at The Chatsfield, intending to propose, in Proposal in Room 309 by Joss Wood. But nothing's going according to plan.... Who'd have thought being walked in on by a stranger-while naked!-would lead to happy ever after?For The Couple in the Dream Suite by Marguerite Kaye, it's 1921 at The Chatsfield-London's glamorous new hotel-and disillusioned soldier Justin York is unexpectedly entranced by a socialite, Miss Vera Milton-Kerr. Can Justin's dark-eyed gaze melt the ice running through Vera's veins? Libby Lancaster finds herself roomless at The Chatsfield and decides that one night of not being good-girl Libby with sexy Prince Lucaj might be just what she needs! But will her one-night fantasy end when the clock strikes twelve? Find out in The Prince in the Royal Suite by Susan Stephens.In The Doctor in the Executive Suite by Tina Beckett, Doctor Chelsea Serrano is called upon to save the life of a guest while dining at The Chatsfield's fabulous restaurant-a great excuse to escape her less-than-fabulous date. And who needs dessert when you can have a mouth-watering bodyguard to help instead? Will they find love in London? Find out in volume one of The Chatsfield novellas!
Step behind the hotel room doors of The Chatsfield, London for five fabulous novellas full of style, sensation...and scandal! In New Beginnings at The Chatsfield by Fiona Harper, bride-to-be Sophie's groom has gone AWOL, leaving her to honeymoon alone. The Chatsfield's glamour just might mend her broken heart...with a little help from gorgeous Spaniard Cristian! In Bollywood Comes to The Chatsfield by Tara Pammi, Tanya Singh's work as a chauffeur is her saving grace after a truly tough year...until she finds herself driving a Bollywood superstar! John Patel's even more gorgeous in real life, but can this arrogant actor make her love again? In Room 732: Bridesmaid with Benefits by Amy Andrews, Johanna Windsor's one rule is: not to sleep with Ed Garrison. Yes, he's hot, but falling into bed with him after every wedding must stop! But when sees a new side to him, she decides that some rules are made to be broken! In The Sports Star at The Chatsfield by Melanie Milburne, Alice Hammond's birthday goes from bad to worse when Angus, a gorgeous top footballer, starts teasing her at the Chatsfield bar! Her sweeping exit would be effective...if they hadn't accidently switched phones! Will tracking him down lead to a birthday surprise? In The Real Adam Brightman by Roz Fayrer, international media mogul Adam Brightman puts away his playboy facade and drowns his painful past in whiskey-like he does every year on this night. Except this time Talia is determined to make him face his demons. Will they find love in London? Find out in volume one of The Chatsfield novellas!
He won't take no for an answer! Isabelle Harrington is furious when arrogant playboy Spencer Chatsfield becomes her new boss. He's also the man who shattered her heart years ago. The only thing she can't stand more than Spencer is the sizzling chemistry still burning between them! Months of meticulous planning has led Spencer to this ultimate acquisition. The only thing standing in his way is the delicious Isabelle. He'll just have to seduce her into compliance! Except Isabelle is keeping a secret...one that will raise the stakes higher than ever before. Welcome The Chatsfield, New York!
"When a Chattan male falls in love, strike his heart with fire from above. . . " They call him Lord Lyon, proud, determined-- and cursed. He is in need of a bride, but if he falls in love, he dies. His fervent hope is that by marrying-- and having a son--without love, perhaps he can break the curse's chains forever. Enter beautiful Thea Martin--a duke's headstrong, errant daughter and society's most brilliant matchmaker. Years ago, she and Lyon were inseparable, until he disappeared from her life without a word. Now she is charged with finding Lyon's bride--a woman he cannot love for a man Thea could love too well.
Chattanooga's history and heritage are embodied in the historical sites, structures and groundbreaking feats of engineering that have defined the city from its beginning. Many of the Scenic City's most important landmarks are still preserved. Yet with so many fascinating historic sites and storied destinations, seeing them all is no easy task. Fortunately, Chattanooga Landmarks offers a helpful survey of the most historically significant sites in the city and the surrounding area. Join Chattanooga local Jennifer Crutchfield as she guides you through the city's historic wonders, both natural and man-made. From the top of Lookout Mountain down to the banks of the Tennessee River and through downtown, Chattanooga Landmarks covers the breadth of the historic sites that make this Tennessee city a landmark all its own.
How does our government eavesdrop? Whom do they eavesdrop on? And is the interception of communication an effective means of predicting and preventing future attacks? These are some of the questions at the heart of Patrick Radden Keefe's brilliant new book, Chatter. In the late 1990s, when Keefe was a graduate student in England, he heard stories about an eavesdropping network led by the United States that spanned the planet. The system, known as Echelon, allowed America and its allies to intercept the private phone calls and e-mails of civilians and governments around the world. Taking the mystery of Echelon as his point of departure, Keefe explores the nature and context of communications interception, drawing together fascinating strands of history, fresh investigative reporting, and riveting, eye-opening anecdotes. The result is a bold and distinctive book, part detective story, part travel-writing, part essay on paranoia and secrecy in a digital age. Chatter starts out at Menwith Hill, a secret eavesdropping station covered in mysterious, gargantuan golf balls, in England's Yorkshire moors. From there, the narrative moves quickly to another American spy station hidden in the Australian outback; from the intelligence bureaucracy in Washington to the European Parliament in Brussels; from an abandoned National Security Agency base in the mountains of North Carolina to the remote Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia. As Keefe chases down the truth of contemporary surveillance by intelligence agencies, he unearths reams of little-known information and introduces us to a rogue's gallery of unforgettable characters. We meet a former British eavesdropper who now listens in on the United States Air Force for sport; an intelligence translator who risked prison to reveal an American operation to spy on the United Nations Security Council; a former member of the Senate committee on intelligence who says that oversight is so bad, a lot of senators only sit on the committee for the travel. Provocative, often funny, and alarming without being alarmist, Chatter is a journey through a bizarre and shadowy world with vast implications for our security as well as our privacy. It is also the debut of a major new voice in nonfiction.
Marcia Williams retells nine favorite Chaucerian tales in her witty, engaging comic-strip style. Step back into the Middle Ages for a boisterous, bawdy storytelling session led by the one and only Chaucer. Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip format to animate nine Canterbury classics, including "The Clerk's Tale," "The Miller's Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Tale." Interspersed with her lively narrative and running side-commentary are bits of dialogue from the original Medieval English text, bringing the essence of Chaucer's colorful humor to modern readers in an engaging way.
A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury TalesIn 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that hehas today--far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professionalcrisis set him down the road leading to The Canterbury Tales.In the politically and economically fraught London of the late fourteenth century, Chaucer was swept up against his will in a series of disastrous events that would ultimately leave him jobless, homeless, separated from his wife, exiled from his city, and isolated in the countryside of Kent--with no more audience to hear thepoetry he labored over.At the loneliest time of his life, Chaucer made the revolutionary decision to keep writing, and to write for a national audience, for posterity, and for fame.Brought expertly to life by Paul Strohm, this is the eye-opening story of the birth one of the most celebrated literary creations of the English language.
A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today--far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professional crisis set him down the road leading to The Canterbury Tales. In the politically and economically fraught London of the late fourteenth century, Chaucer was swept up against his will in a series of disastrous events that would ultimately leave him jobless, homeless, separated from his wife, exiled from his city, and isolated in the countryside of Kent--with no more audience to hear the poetry he labored over. At the loneliest time of his life, Chaucer made the revolutionary decision to keep writing, and to write for a national audience, for posterity, and for fame. Brought expertly to life by Paul Strohm, this is the eye-opening story of the birth one of the most celebrated literary creations of the English language.
Chazown (pronounced khaw-ZONE) from the Hebrew, meaning a dream, revelation, or vision. You were born with your own Chazown. Do you know what it is?Vision and Purpose: Dream It, Live It, Attain It Do you wake up each day motivated by knowing exactly why you were created? Guided by intention in every step? Enter: Chazown. Hebrew for "vision," God wants to give His for you, and this book will reveal it! Living God's dream will rock your world and align every area of your life, from your relationships to your finances and health. Chazown is packed with storytelling graphics, in-your-face honesty, bite-sized chapterettes, step-by-step guidance, surprising self-assessments, and scarcely containable energy in a fast-paced style that will drive you forward with purpose! Craig Groeschel cowrote this book, but he's waiting for his partner--you. Because only you can discover how the book ends and the rest of your life begins... Visit the Life Development Plan website as mentioned in the book: http://ldp.lifechurch.tv/jsp/main.jspChazown A Different Way to See Your Life You're invited on a most unusual odyssey--to find, name, and live out your Chazown. It's a journey you'll never forget because it's impossible to return unchanged. Practical, surprising, visually fresh, and biblically sound, the Chazown experience helps you clearly understand what you've always suspected: You're not an accident. You have been created and put on earth for a unique and important purpose...a Chazown . And God intends for you to live it with passion and fulfillment for His glory. But where to start your search? As Craig Groeschel will show, your own Chazown is hiding just under the surface of your life in three often overlooked areas: your core values, your spiritual gifts, and your past experiences. Once you discover your personal Chazown , you'll turn it into a highly motivating credo--complete with short-term goals, action steps, and an accountability network to make your big dream a reality. Pursue your Chazown and simultaneously improve five critical aspects of your life. These "small 'c' chazowns " are your relationship with God, your relationships with people, your finances, your health and fitness, and your work life. Are you living someone else's dream for your life, or no dream at all? Get ready for Chazown. Story Behind the BookCraig Groeschel started LifeChurch.tv, now attended by more than twelve thousand people each weekend on five different campuses, in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, area in 1996. From that point on, he has been empowered by the knowledge that he is following God's chazown (vision) for his life. Craig's cutting-edge teaching style--including honest, uncomfortable teaching of God's truth and ubiquitous use of in-your-face video and other imagery--has challenged and changed thousands of lives. His messages are simulcast live to each of the church's campuses, and his ministry continues to explode. This book stems from a two-message series that he gave; its premise is the bedrock for all teaching and ministry at LifeChurch.tv.From the Trade Paperback edition.
In a new, expanded edition of a bestselling Ocean classic, Castro vividly portrays Che, the man, the revolutionary and the thinker, describing in detail his last days with Che in Cuba, giving a remarkably frank assessment of the Bolivian mission.
Director Steven Soderbergh has based his two-part epic movie "Che" (Part 1: The Argentine and Part 2: Guerrilla) on two classic diaries written by Ernesto Che Guevara: Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War (an account of the guerrilla movement led by Fidel Castro that overthrew the Batista dictatorship in 1959) and The Bolivian Diary (Che's famous, unfinished diary discovered in his backpack when he was captured and killed in Bolivia in October 1967).
An extraordinary illustrated graphic novel about the legendary political figure Che Guevara. His name is equated with rebellion, revolution, and socialism. His face is on tee-shirts all over the world. Che Guevara's life has been explored and portrayed in numerous books and films, including The Motorcycle Diaries, and he continues to captivate the public imagination more than forty years after his death. Guevara became politically active in his native Argentina, but gained notoriety after he met Fidel Castro and became instrumental in Castro's efforts in Cuba. Guevara then went on to Bolivia, where he was captured and killed by the Bolivian army while trying to incite revolution. This illustrated biography tells the riveting story of Che's life and death through the popular Japanese art form manga. .
A new, revised and expanded edition of an Ocean Press classic.This reader is the bestselling, most comprehensive selection of Che Guevara's writings, letters and speeches available in English. This volume covers Che's writings on the Cuban revolutionary war, the first years of the revolution in Cuba and his vision for Latin America and the Third World. It includes such classic essays as "Socialism and Man in Cuba" and his call to create "Two, Three, Many Vietnams."Among the features of this expanded edition are several unpublished articles, essays and letters, including a letter from Che to his children shortly before his death in Bolivia in 1967 and an essay, "Strategy and tactics for the Latin American revolution."This new edition of a popular Ocean title is published in collaboration with the Che Guevara Archive in Havana. It includes:* an expanded and revised chronology* complete bibliography of the works of Che Guevara* new, extensive annotation and index"Deep inside the T-shirt where we have tried to trap him the eyes of Che Guevara are still burning with im-patience."--Ariel Dorfman
Fidel Castro writes with great candor and emotion about a historic revolutionary partnership that changed the face of Cuba and Latin America. Fidel creates a vivid portrait of Che Guevara--the man, the revolutionary, and the intellectual--revealing much about his own inimitable determination and character. This new edition of a unique political memoir includes Fidel's speech on the return of Che's remains to Cuba 30 years after his assassination in Bolivia in 1967, and provides a frank assessment of the Bolivian mission.
Priceless tips and tricks to shopping on a budget, from America's favorite frugal fashionista Stylish bargain-hunters have been flocking to Lilliana Vazquez's CheapChicas. com since 2008 for tips and tricks on how to shop smart, copy their favorite designer looks, and dress chic for less. Now a go-to destination for women eager for affordable fashion, the site has established Lilliana as a nationally recognized style expert. Now, in The Cheap Chica's Guide to Style, Lilliana is spilling her secrets! Fun quizzes will help readers define their style and budget. And Lilliana lays out the best places-from stores to flash-sale sites to their own closets- to score stylish deals. Approachable and beautifully designed, The Cheap Chica's Guide to Style is the must-have accessory for 2013 and beyond. .
NOT A PENNY- PINCHING COOKBOOK-A "GET SMART!" COOKBOOK. No more staring helplessly at rising grocery bills or, too harried for time, shelling out twenty-five bucks for mediocre take-out. The work of two brilliant problem solvers, CHEAP FAST. GOOD! cuts through both the budget dilemma and the time dilemma with 275 recipes for great,. family-pleasing dishes, most of which take under 25 minutes to prepare and average out to cost less-and usually far less-than $2 a serving. HOME EC SIMPLIFIED. Saving money in the kitchen is as simple as one four-letter word: Cook. But cooking to save means cooking food you and your family are going to love-and cooking (and shopping) smart. In dozens of time- and moneysaving tips, techniques, strategies, and solutions, the authors show how to make the right choices again and again. THEY'LL NEVER KNOW YOU'RE THRIFTY. Pan-Fried Pork Chops with Pepper Medley Stuffed Peppers with Kielbasa Rice Zesty Chicken Sauté Bayou Stew Chili in Spud Bowls, page 68 Catfish with Pecan Crust Cinco de Mayo Skillet Quickie Cacciatore Perfect Spinach Pesto Pizza Moroccan Meatballs Over Couscous Salmon Pasta with Tomatoes and Dill EVEN WHEN IT'S TON TO S-T-R-E-T-C-H. Onion Chopped Steak with Easy Gravy Oven-Baked BBQ Chicken Thigh Fall Sausage and Cabbage Sauté Ultra-Easy Veggie Quesadillas Pasta e Fagioli My Beef and Barley Soup Ziti Mexi-Cali
Cheap Meat follows the controversial trade in inexpensive fatty cuts of lamb or mutton, called "flaps," from the farms of New Zealand and Australia to their primary markets in the Pacific islands of Papua New Guinea, Tonga, and Fiji. Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington address the evolution of the meat trade itself along with the changing practices of exchange in Papua New Guinea. They show that flaps--which are taken from the animals' bellies and are often 50 percent fat--are not mere market transactions but evidence of the social nature of nutrition policies, illustrating and reinforcing Pacific Islanders' presumed second-class status relative to the white populations of Australia and New Zealand.
After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through fiscal prudence and austerity. In Cheap on Crime, Hadar Aviram draws on years of archival and journalistic research and builds on social history and economics literature to show the powerful impact of recession-era discourse on the death penalty, the war on drugs, incarceration practices, prison health care, and other aspects of the American correctional landscape.
The classic American memoir of twelve kids, two parents, and a world of laughter and loveTranslated into more than fifty languages and adapted into two classic motion pictures, Cheaper by the Dozen is the unforgettable story of the Gilbreth clan as told by two of its members. In this endearing, amusing memoir, siblings Frank Jr. and Ernestine capture the hilarity and heart of growing up in an oversized family.Mother and Dad are world-renowned efficiency experts, helping factories fine-tune their assembly lines for maximum output at minimum cost. At home, the Gilbreths themselves have cranked out twelve kids, and Dad is out to prove that efficiency principles can apply to family as well as the workplace. The heartwarming and comic stories of the jumbo-sized Gilbreth clan have delighted generations of readers, and will keep you and yours laughing for years.This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the authors' estates.
Recent law school graduates often work as temporary attorneys, but law firm layoffs and downsizing have strengthened the temporary attorney industry. Cheaper by the Hour is the first book-length account of these workers. Drawing from participant observation and interviews, Robert A. Brooks provides a richly detailed ethnographic account of freelance attorneys in Washington, DC. He places their document review work in the larger context of the deprofessionalization of skilled labor and considers how professionals relegated to temporary jobs feel diminished, degraded, or demeaned by work that is often tedious, repetitive, and well beneath their abilities. Brooks documents how firms break a lawyer's work into discrete components that require less skill to realize maximum profits. Moreover, he argues that information technology and efficiency demands are further stratifying the profession and creating a new underclass of lawyers who do low-end commodity work.