Mighty Mighty

Author: Wally Rudolph
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
ISBN: 1619026783
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Mighty, Mighty is a modern day fable set in a crumbling metropolis riddled with urban poverty and violence. Dirty apartments, tattoo parlors, food kitchens – these are the markers of home for the struggling young adults around Chicago. Stefy is an artist at Ghost Town, the local tattoo shop, trying to provide for her younger sister Amanda and their ailing grandfather. Amanda is hoping for something better, seeking to escape a past riddled with addiction and an abusive relationship with Georgie. When he confronts her one drunken night at a dive bar, the situation turns violent: Amanda barely escapes with her life but Georgie lies dead on the bathroom floor. This one mistake puts the two sisters in the crosshairs of Georgie’s father, a twisted, corrupt ex-cop now out for revenge over the murder of his son. His quest for vengeance will make the neighborhoods of Chicago tremble, leaving no one untouched. Mighty, Mighty is a harsh and realistic look at the struggle of two families desperately trying to get out from under the heavy boot of violence and poverty. Like the works of Richard Price and Dennis Lehane, the novel is a startling and accurate portrait of contemporary urban life

Krayter

Author: Kate Rudolph
Publisher: Kate Rudolph
ISBN:
Size: 13.17 MB
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Welcome to Earth. Try not to die. When his brethren begin to discover human mates, Krayter knows his best chance at surviving the Denya Price is to journey to Earth and find the woman he’s been waiting for. Otherwise, he’ll waste away and die by the age of thirty like most other Detyens. But when his speeder crashes in a hostile human settlement, a mate is the last thing on his mind. Until he sees his salvation. Abandoned. Neglected. In trouble. Penny will do anything to protect her two sisters, even if it means remaining in Highland Settlement, the anti-alien town that her father rules with an iron fist. But when an alien crash lands near her house, she knows that she can’t let her father’s men find him. Something about the intriguing blue man calls to her and she will not let him die. A journey into something more. The pull of the alien stranger is so strong that Penny has only one choice: kiss him or go mad. Krayter will do anything to earn his mate’s trust and her love. And Penny’s heart threatens to melt every time the sexy blue alien sends her one of those scorching looks from his heated red eyes. But her father will stop at nothing to get his daughters back and Penny must face an impossible question. How can she keep her sisters safe and keep Krayter for herself? And if she can’t have both, how will she survive the sacrifice? Read Krayter today for fated mates, a heart-melting hero, and adventures that are out of this world! Krayter is the fifth book in the Mated to the Alien series about a race of aliens doomed to die if they don't meet their fated mates. The series can be read in any order and there are no cliffhangers!

Dirty Bertie

Author: David Roberts
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780864618405
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Bertie has shockingly dirty habits. Whenever he does anything dirty his family shouts, 'No, Bertie! That's dirty Bertie!' But there's one habit Bertie won't give up.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher:
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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

Harlequin Desire February 2015 Box Set 2 Of 2

Author: Dani Wade
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460373561
Size: 39.12 MB
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Do you love stories with sexy, romantic heroes who have it all—wealth, status, and incredibly good looks? Harlequin® Desire brings you all this and more with these three new full-length titles for one great price! This Desire bundle includes The Blackstone Heir by Dani Wade, Her Forbidden Cowboy by USA TODAY bestselling author Charlene Sands and The Texan's Royal M.D. by USA TODAY bestselling author Merline Lovelace. Look for 6 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin® Desire!

Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense January 2018 Box Set 1 Of 2

Author: Laura Scott
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 148808999X
Size: 68.40 MB
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Love Inspired Suspense brings you three new titles! Enjoy these suspenseful romances of danger and faith. SHATTERED LULLABY Callahan Confidential by Laura Scott On the run with her baby nephew after witnessing her sister’s murder, Lacy Germaine’s suspicious of everyone—including the K-9 officer who saves her from a gunman. But with an elusive enemy threatening her, she needs Matthew Callahan’s help to survive. DUTY TO DEFEND by Jill Elizabeth Nelson Working undercover at a day care with child-advocate attorney Jax Williams, Deputy Marshal Daci Marlowe has one mission: protect a woman and her infant son from her fugitive ex-boyfriend. But when the man seems more focused on killing Daci, she and Jax have to figure out why…before it’s too late. MISSION: MEMORY RECALL Rangers Under Fire by Virginia Vaughan Trying to uncover the truth about the disappearance and presumed death of army ranger Marcus Allen—the man she loved—CIA Analyst Bethany Bryant discovers he’s alive and may be a traitor. But Marcus claims he doesn’t remember her or his past…and now someone wants them both dead.

Harlequin Western Romance November 2016 Box Set

Author: Cathy Gillen Thacker
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488027269
Size: 12.62 MB
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Romance—the Western way! Harlequin Western Romance brings you a collection of four new heartwarming contemporary romances of everyday women finding love. Available now! This box set includes: A TEXAS COWBOY’S CHRISTMAS Texas Legacies: The Lockharts • by Cathy Gillen Thacker Single mom Molly Griffith and rancher Chance Lockhart have never gotten along, until Molly’s three-year-old son’s unrealistic expectations—wanting a baby bull for Christmas—unite them! THE CHRISTMAS TRIPLETS Cupid’s Bow, Texas • by Tanya Michaels Will Trent is temporarily looking after a baby and needs help from his neighbor Megan Rivers, a single mom who seems to hate him. How can he prove to her he’s not the playboy she thinks he is? THE COWBOY’S CHRISTMAS BRIDE Hope, Montana • by Patricia Johns Andy Granger, the prodigal cowboy, has returned to Hope, Montana. The townsfolk aren’t ready to forgive his betrayal… least of all Dakota Mason. But Andy’s willing to try anything to get into the beautiful rancher’s good graces! A FAMILY IN WYOMING The Marshall Brothers • by Lynnette Kent Susannah Bradley finds refuge from her abusive husband on Wyatt Marshall’s ranch—and discovers an unexpected attraction to the gruff rancher. But if she stays, will she just bring terror to Wyatt’s doorstep? Join HarlequinMyRewards.com to earn FREE books and more. Earn points for all your Harlequin purchases from wherever you shop.

A Short History Of Nuclear Folly

Author: Rudolph Herzog
Publisher: Melville House
ISBN: 1612191746
Size: 27.78 MB
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In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of nuclear technology. From the rarely-discussed nightmare of “Broken Arrows” (40 nuclear weapons lost during the Cold War) to “Operation Plowshare” (a proposal to use nuclear bombs for large engineering projects, such as a the construction of a second Panama Canal using 300 H-Bombs), Herzog focuses in on long-forgotten nuclear projects that nearly led to disaster. In an unprecedented people’s history, Herzog digs deep into archives, interviews nuclear scientists, and collects dozens of rare photos. He explores the “accidental” drop of a Nagasaki-type bomb on a train conductor’s home, the implanting of plutonium into patients’ hearts, and the invention of wild tactical nukes, including weapons designed to kill enemy astronauts. Told in a riveting narrative voice, Herzog—the son of filmmaker Werner Herzog—also draws on childhood memories of the final period of the Cold War in Germany, the country once seen as the nuclear battleground for NATO and the Warsaw Pact countries, and discusses evidence that Nazi scientists knew how to make atomic weaponry . . . and chose not to. From the Hardcover edition.

Mrs Rosey Posey And The Fine China Plate

Author: Robin Jones Gunn
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310868890
Size: 37.65 MB
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A special treat served on one of Mrs. Rosey Posey’s China plates helps Natalie learn what it means to be set apart for God’s special purposes. Back by popular demand with new illustrations and in the I Can Read format, this much-loved classic story helps Level 2 readers understand how sometimes being told no is really God’s way of setting them aside for his very best intentions.

Running With Scissors

Author: Augusten Burroughs
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429902526
Size: 68.81 MB
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Now including an excerpt from Lust & Wonder, a new memoir coming in March 2016. Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead-ringer for Santa and a lunatic in the bargain. Suddenly, at age twelve, Augusten Burroughs found himself living in a dilapidated Victorian in perfect squalor. The doctor's bizarre family, a few patients, and a pedophile living in the backyard shed completed the tableau. Here, there were no rules, there was no school. The Christmas tree stayed up until summer, and Valium was eaten like Pez. And when things got dull, there was always the vintage electroshock therapy machine under the stairs.... Running with Scissors is at turns foul and harrowing, compelling and maniacally funny. But above all, it chronicles an ordinary boy's survival under the most extraordinary circumstances.