By William Diehl
Italy, 1944: A squad of yank squaddies on a deadly mystery project is ambushed and slaughtered . . . and a fortune in gold vanishes.Hong Kong, 1959: An getting older American colonel, haunted by means of his wartime previous, is brutally murdered in a sumptuous brothel.Atlanta, 1975: The final survivor of the deadly global conflict II ambush in Italy is finished at element clean diversity in a parking lot.Blowing away a crazed, gun-wielding drug broker on a crowded urban bus will get police detective Sharky bounced from the narc squad into the feared dregs of the department--vice. that is the place he stumbles on a steeply-priced name woman and her pimp who're fleecing wealthy johns in a fair higher-priced blackmail rip-off. along with his "machine" of hard-bitten vice squad veterans, Sharky closes in for a massive sting. He does not anticipate falling for Domino, his attractive objective. Or falling into the center of the murderous layout she's a component of--involving a scorching presidential candidate, the shadowy multimillionaire who is backing him, and the ice-cold murderer they are utilizing to wipe out the prior . . . ahead of it blows their destiny to hell."Every bankruptcy crackles with intercourse, violence, and corruption."--The Washington Post"Fast-paced, attention-holding, hard-hitting."--Chicago Tribune"A slam-bang finishing that are meant to surprise the main jaded mystery reader."--The linked Press
By Margaret P. Doxey
A evaluate of the Commonwealth Secretariat's association, assets and function including an exploration of the function of the Secretary-General and a dialogue of the issues of economic stringency and political pressure over South Africa. it's aimed toward experts and normal readers.
By Melissa Schroeder
To end up her love and store her guy, she has to head above and past the decision of duty.
Infatuation: a bit army innocuous Romance
Francis McKade is a guy in lust. he is had a overwhelm on his top friend's little sister for years yet he hasn't ever acted on it. in addition to that undeniable fact that she's Malachi's sister, he is a Seal and he discovered his lesson together with his ex-fiancé. ladies don't love being left by myself for lengthy months at a time. nonetheless, at a marriage in Hawaii something can happen--and does. regrettably, after the simplest evening of his existence, he and Mal are referred to as away to 1 in their most threatening missions.
Kade is not the guy Shannon knew in Hawaii, or maybe the previous couple of years. wasting a pal and being injured, particularly one that had by no means felt so weak. He nonetheless cannot shake the phobia that retains him up at evening. Worse, he's figuring out that the occupation he loves simply may be over.
This is an unique novella that's approx 32,000 phrases. it really is an interracial army romance with gentle bdsm. additionally contains for the 1st time in print the innocuous shorts: a bit risk free Fling, a bit risk free Kalikimaka, a bit risk free shock and a bit risk free reward.
By Kim Lawrence
By Erin McCarthy
Mack Stone cannot think he is simply walked in at the scrumptious Kindra Hill having a web affair in her place of work. Being came upon in Flagrante laptop delicto does not appear to trouble Kindra. in reality, she claims to favor the impersonal contact to the difficulty of a courting. that is sufficient to make Mack factor a problem of his personal: He wishes Kindra to supply him twelve continuous hours to show each erotic electronic mail right into a sizzling fact and turn out that during love and delight, there isn't any alternative for the genuine thing...Computer guru Evan Barrett can clear up any tech challenge however the sight of Halley Connors' stunning head handed onto a few woman's nude physique - courtesy of a hacker decided to derail her catering site - needs to has him in a chilly sweat. Imagining his mystery overwhelm within the buff is the type of fable that drives him wild at any time when Halley's close to. Now, as they paintings additional time to save lots of the company, Evan realizes that no longer each hearth wishes placing out so quickly...and a few require little or no stoking to catch...To Jared Kindaid, the one solution to maintain his mind-and his hands-off his luscious co-worker sweet Appleton is to insult or forget about her at each flip. yet his efforts at lust regulate have his boss confident that the companions want a little aid through on-line counselling. whilst they are mistakenly signed up for sensual counselling in its place, Jared and Candy's surprise turns to excitement as they each one bring a few hands-on treatment in their own...
By Rita Hestand
Emma Smith hadn't been instantly along with her new boss, yet he hadn't given her a lot of an opportunity to provide an explanation for. Trapped in her personal lies and uncertainties Emma used to be working in worry of wasting her child. Deke Travers, oldest son at the four Bar None Ranch, wanted something to make his existence extra peaceable, his brothers to calm down and get with the enterprise of ranching. there has been just one resolution, marry them off to state ladies. And Emma often is the first bride at the four Bar None Ranch.
By Swindell Anthony Charles
This paintings examines fourteen reception-histories of unmarried biblical tales, released in English among 1972 and 2002. They hide the subjects of Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah's Flood, Solomon and Sheba, Jezebel, task, Judith, Jonah, the Magi, the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, Pilate, Judas and the Apocalypse. An introductory bankruptcy discusses the background of biblical interpretation within the sleek interval, prime as much as the improvement of reception-history. bankruptcy 2 stories the fourteen examples so as of e-book, from J. D. Levenson on activity within the twentieth-century to Kim Paffenroth on Judas. every one paintings is summarized and tested severely. bankruptcy three takes a step again from the instant subject-matter, taking a look at the paintings of significant theorists of rewritten scripture, together with Harold Fisch, Northrop Frye, Piero Boitani, Larry Kreitzer, David Brown and George Steiner. Chapters 4-7 discover literary examples mentioned through the fourteen reception-history writers, either when it comes to the readings these authors provide and to replacement readings. there's additionally an exam of vital rewritings of the proper biblical tales no longer mentioned through the fourteen. every one of those chapters has a unique thematic emphasis, targeting theology, one on extra luxuriant retellings, and one relating to 'The Other'. Chapters 8-11 concentration extra on deconstructing the fourteen reception-histories themselves, taking a look at their master-narratives - those diversity from polemical feminism via 'objective' cultural historical past to the search for a postmodern theology inside literature - and in addition at themes which the fourteen conceal en passant, together with conflations among biblical tales and different biblical tales and conflations with non-biblical tales. bankruptcy 10 seems to be on the volume to which the fourteen conceal the on hand flooring and at what they fail to remember. bankruptcy eleven explores the concept reception-histories look pressured to navigate via 'key' masterworks. bankruptcy 12 compares the fourteen reception-histories with 3 reception-histories of non-biblical literature. bankruptcy thirteen seems to be at notions of closure and non-closure with regards to the knowledge of canons, non secular and literary. bankruptcy 14 attracts conclusions, suggesting that any reception-history is certain to be selective and that the sector as an entire grants to relight the importance of biblical tales
By Charles de Lint
Isabelle Copley's visionary artwork frees historical spirits. because the younger scholar of the tough, remarkable artist Vincent Rushkin, she chanced on she may perhaps paint photographs so vividly genuine they introduced her wildest fantasies to existence. but if the forces she unleashed introduced tragedy to these she enjoyed, she became her again on her expertise ― and on her goals.
Now, 20 years later, Isabelle needs to come to phrases with the shattering stories she has lengthy denied, and unencumber the sound asleep strength of her brush. And, in a dismal reckoning together with her outdated grasp, she needs to locate the braveness to dwell out her desires and convey the magic again to life.
By Earle Ashley Walcott
By Kate Hoffmann
"Songwriter Riley Quinn is not searching for The One.After all, a musician isn't really intended to settle down...Of path, that was once ahead of he met Nan, the yankee woman who makes his blood burn like fireplace. He cannot get sufficient of her. She's his muse, his lover, his lady. And in a couple of days, she'll be going home...Can this drop-dead stunning Irishman swap her mind?"