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Blood And Kin

Author : Razaq IVORI
ISBN : 9781491806067
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Blood and kin is about life about love about hate about pain about black about white. Then it goes on to tell about the darkness in the black and the bleakness in the white. Blood and Kin is about women about men about sex about weakness about naiviety about virginity and promiscuity. its about sin about the blessings of the gods in heaven and the ones on earth. About finger nails and daggaers that fail, about death and dying and crys for life a whiff of life. Blood and Kin is about living or leaving
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Spells Of Blood And Kin

Author : Claire Humphrey
ISBN : 1250113407
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Where we love, we ruin... Some families hand down wealth through generations; some hand down wisdom. Some families, whether they want to or not, hand down the secret burdens they carry and the dangerous debts they owe. Lissa Nevsky's grandmother leaves her a big, empty house, and a legacy of magic: folk magic, old magic, brought with Baba when she fled the Gulag. But Lissa hasn't had time to learn everything Baba wanted to teach her--let alone the things Baba kept hidden. Maksim Volkov's birth family is long dead, anything they bestowed on him long turned to dust. What Maksim carries now is a legacy of violence, and he does not have to die to pass it on. When Maksim feels his protective spell fail, he returns to the witch he rescued from the Gulag, only to find his spell has died along with the one who cast it. Lissa's legacy of magic might hold the key to Maksim's salvation, if she can unravel it in time. But it's a legacy that comes at a price. And Maksim might not want to be saved...

Blood Kin

Author : Ceridwen Dovey
ISBN : 9781848872622
Genre : Fiction
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A chef, a portraitist and a barber are taken hostage in a coup to overthrow their boss, the President. They are held captive in a palatial retreat in the mountains high above the capital city. Far below them, chaos tears through the streets. The chef's daughter, the portraitist's wife and the barber's lover watch their men from the shadows. In such precarious times, intimate relationships are as dangerous as political ones. As the old order falls, so does the veil that hides the truth about these men and women's secret passions. Drawing her readers masterfully towards the novel's devastating climax, Ceridwen Dovey reveals how humanity's most atavistic impulses - vanity, vengeance and greed - seethe, relentlessly, just beneath the veneer of civility.
Category: Fiction

Blood Kin A Savannah Story

Author : Robert T. S. Mickles Sr
ISBN : 0595451292
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The brutal inhumanities and deadly cruelties that often characterized slavery in the United States are well known. Blood Kin tells a different side of the story, one in which two boys, one black and the other white, dare to challenge the racial barriers of their time by reaching out to one another in friendship only to later discover that they actually share the same blood. Told with a fascinating blend of history, folklore, and first-rate storytelling, Blood Kin takes readers into the world of Woodloe Plantation outside Savannah, Georgia. There, the residents hope to avoid the growing threat of violence in the United States but find themselves torn apart not only by the Civil War but by long-held family secrets and resentments finally revealed. Blood Kin is that rare kind of literary event that opens readers' hearts with joy and lifts their spirits with the power of inspiration.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Blood Kin

Author : M.J. Scott
ISBN : 9781101586693
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Iron Kin and Shadow Kin--a new novel of fantasy, romance, and adventure... Imagine a city divided. A city where human and Fae magic rests uneasily next to the vampire Blood and the shapeshifting Beasts. A city where a fragile peace is brokered by a treaty that set the laws for all four races…a treaty that is faltering day by day. I didn’t plan on becoming a thief and a spy. But options are limited for the half-breed daughter of a Fae lord. My father abandoned me but at least I inherited some of his magic, and my skills with charms and glamours mean that few are as good at uncovering secrets others wish to hide. Right now the city has many secrets. And those who seek them pay so well… I never expected to stumble across a Templar Knight in my part of the city. Guy DuCaine is sworn to duty and honor and loyalty—all the things I’m not. I may have aroused more than his suspicion...but he belongs to the Order and the human world. So when treachery and violence spill threaten both our worlds, learning to trust each other might be the only thing that saves us. But even if a spy and a holy knight can work together, finding the key to peace is never going to be easy…
Category: Fiction

Blood Kin

Author : Henry Chappell
ISBN : 0896725308
Genre : Fiction
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Isaac Webb, a young Texas ranger, struggles for decency amid the violence of the Texas Revolution and early Republic. A teen when he joins the Texian army, he discovers an extraordinary mettle in battle and finds love. But when victory over Mexico fails to bring stability and Indian depredations escalate, Isaac must set aside his own hopes in order to take on an assignment as Sam Houston's peace emissary to the Comanches.
Category: Fiction

Blood Kin

Author : Steve Rasnic Tem
ISBN : 9781849976602
Genre : Fiction
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Blood Kin

Author : Maria Lima
ISBN : 1439166730
Genre : Fiction
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The perils of power... Keira Kelly has come into her full powers, and they are frighteningly strong, creating a distance between her and her human friends in her beloved Rio Seco. It is time to obey her great-great-grandmother Gigi's orders and rejoin her family in northwest Canada, where Keira can learn to handle her dangerous new skills. She'll have friends with her every step of the way -- her shapeshifter brother Tucker, his beloved Niko, and, to Keira's dismay, her cousin on her mother's side, Daffyd ap Geraint, the Sidhe prince who suddenly appeared in her life and now refuses to leave -- but her vampire lover Adam has insisted on staying in Texas. And while there are certainly perks to being Family, such as a private Learjet for the flight to Canada and a fabulous penthouse condo overlooking Vancouver, there are threats looming that nobody, not even Gigi, anticipated. Keira's Sidhe inheritance from her mother is far more important than anyone ever realized, and the fate of the Family may depend upon what she does next....
Category: Fiction

Ozark Blood Kin And Kind In The Civil War

Author : Fred Berry, Jr.
ISBN : 1452059225
Genre : History
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Civil war buff, family historians and those attempting to understand the psychology of war will find this work of interest. It contains 252 pages including index, bibliography and references.
Category: History

Blood Relations

Author : Chris Knight
ISBN : 9780300186550
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The emergence of symbolic culture is generally linked with the development of the hunger-gatherer adaptation based on a sexual division of labor. This original and ingenious book presents a new theory of how this symbolic domain originated. Integrating perspectives of evolutionary biography and social anthropology within a Marxist framework, Chris Knight rejects the common assumption that human culture was a modified extension of primate behavior and argues instead that it was the product of an immense social, sexual, and political revolution initiated by women. Culture became established, says Knight, when evolving human females began to assert collective control over their own sexuality, refusing sex to all males except those who came to them with provisions. Women usually timed their ban on sexual relations with their periods of infertility while they were menstruating, and to the extent that their solidarity drew women together, these periods tended to occur in synchrony. The result was that every month with the onset of menstruation, sexual relations were ruptured in a collective, ritualistic way as the prelude to each successful hunting expedition. This ritual act was the means through which women motivated men not only to hunt but also to concentrate energies on bringing back the meat. Knight shows how this hypothesis sheds light on the roots of such cultural traditions as totemic rituals, incest and menstrual taboos, blood-sacrifice, and hunters’ atonement rites. Providing detailed ethnographic documentation, he also explains how Native American, Australian Aboriginal, and other magico-religious myths can be read as derivatives of the same symbolic logic.
Category: Health & Fitness