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Dangerous Refuge

Author : Elizabeth Lowell
ISBN : 9780062132758
Genre : Fiction
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Murder and mystery spark unexpected romance in this captivating new tale from the beloved New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell On the surface Shaye Townsend has little in common with Tanner. He's a hard-edged big city cop come home to the historic Davis family ranch to settle his uncle's estate. She's working for an environmental conservancy that acquires and protects old ranches—and she wants to preserve the Davis homestead. When the suspicious death of Tanner's uncle at his ranch throws the two opposites together, tempers flare and sparks fly. While they have trouble seeing eye to eye, Shaye and Tanner agree on one thing: They need to uncover the truth. Combining their unique skills—Shaye's low-key approach and local connections and Tanner's experience as a homicide detective—the unlikely pair share long nights in the pursuit of justice. Before they know it, the friction they generate turns to heat, igniting a love neither ever expected to find. They believe passion this intense cannot last. But when Shaye becomes a killer's target, Tanner realizes he'd give up anything to protect her—including his life.
Category: Fiction

A Dangerous Crossing

Author : Ausma Zehanat Khan
ISBN : 9781250096784
Genre : Fiction
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From Ausma Zehanat Khan, critically acclaimed author of The Unquiet Dead, comes the devastatingly powerful new thriller A Dangerous Crossing. For Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty, the Syrian refugee crisis is about to become personal. Esa’s childhood friend, Nathan Clare, calls him in distress: his sister, Audrey, has vanished from a Greek island where the siblings run an NGO. Audrey had been working to fast-track refugees to Canada, but now, she is implicated in the double-murder of a French Interpol agent and a young man who had fled the devastation in Syria. Esa and Rachel arrive in Greece to a shocking scene, witnessing for themselves the massive fallout of the Syrian war in the wretched refugee camps. Tracing Audrey’s last movements, they meet some of the volunteers and refugees—one of whom, Ali, is involved in a search of his own, for a girl whose disappearance may be connected to their investigation. The arrival of Sehr Ghilzai—a former prosecutor who now handles refugee claims for Audrey’s NGO—further complicates the matter for Esa, as his feelings towards her remain unresolved. Working against time, with Interpol at their heels, Esa and Rachel follow a trail that takes them from the beaches of Greece, to the Turkish–Syrian border, and across Europe, reaching even the corridors of power in the Netherlands. Had Audrey been on the edge of a dangerous discovery, hidden at the heart of this darkest of crises—one which ultimately put a target on her own back?
Category: Fiction

Hardy And His Readers

Author : T. Wright
ISBN : 9780230596191
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study examines Hardy's prolonged struggle with his contemporary readers, whose bourgeois values he despised. Initially content to compromise, to provide them with congenial entertainment, Hardy resorted at first to strategies of subversion, smuggling material past his editors and finally to outspoken attack. Professor T. R. Wright attempts to balance historical research into the response of 'actual' readers and the material conditions of publishing with literary-critical analysis of the 'implied' reader inscribed in the novels themselves.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Refuge At Highland Hall

Author : Carrie Turansky
ISBN : 9781601425010
Genre : Fiction
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The Great War shakes the world of a spirited young woman and the brave British pilot she loves, taking her from London to her family’s magnificent country estate, and sending him into the war-torn skies over France. Penny Ramsey has always considered Highland Hall her home, but when Britain becomes involved in World War One she travels to London to assist her sister Kate with the eight orphan children she and her husband Jon have taken into their home. Doing her part for the war effort takes priority over Penny’s dreams of romance until she meets Alex Goodwin, a Royal Naval Air Service pilot in training. Alex is determined to prove his worth and do his part to defend his country. Knowing he is heading off for the dangerous assignment of chasing Zeppelins across the front line in France, he feels it’s unwise to form any romantic attachments. But he can’t help admiring the pretty, warmhearted Penny and wondering what it would be like to find her waiting when he returns home from the war. As Penny writes to Alex, their friendship blossoms, and she becomes his tie to home and normalcy as he faces the hardships war. But being an RNAS pilot means confronting the enemy, and the fallout from those experiences push Alex beyond Penny’s reach. Can God mend the brokenness left by the losses of war? Will faith and forgiveness bring them together again?
Category: Fiction

The Most Dangerous Book

Author : Kevin Birmingham
ISBN : 9781784080716
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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THE SUNDAY TIMES LITERARY NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2014. THE ECONOMIST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014. For more than a decade, the book now considered the most important novel in the English language was illegal to sell, advertise or import. Its author lived in exile;his supporters on the edge of the law. THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK tells the painful yet exhilarating story of how Joyce's ULYSSES was conceived, written, published, burned, acclaimed and excoriated before taking its place as a masterpiece of world literature.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dangerous Edges Of Graham Greene

Author : Dermot Gilvary
ISBN : 9781441144386
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Informative, broad-ranging, and sheds new light on the life and literary art of one of the last century's most celebrated authors.
Category: Literary Criticism

Without Refuge

Author : Jane Mitchell
ISBN : 9781541500501
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Forced to leave his home in war-torn Syria, thirteen-year-old Ghalib makes an arduous journey with his family to a refugee camp in Turkey. Includes glossary.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Dangerous Friends

Author : Tony Brown
ISBN : 1905363826
Genre : Fiction
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The all powerful Parallex Corporation has developed Glimmer booths - enabling citizens to travel freely between Parallel worlds. David is a natural Glimmerer who can travel without a booth. Before his mysterious disappearance David's father owned Parallex. His business partner Amos is the most renowned glimmerer of all. The Parallels are collapsing into anarchy as glimmering permits competitive worlds to attract commerce - ruining other economies by encouraging vast transfers of power and money. Mrs Baker seizes control of Middle World by enacting anti terrorist laws to protect its citizens from a bogus threat. As she draws ever greater powers to herself she summons forces beyond all imagination to invade neighbouring Parallels. But to succeed, Mrs Baker must first eliminate David. David is framed for murder by a shadowy organisation opposed to Mrs Baker and is blackmailed into helping them. He takes refuge on Earth- which is still unaware of the existence of other parallels. But Amos is in hot pursuit. Dangerous Friends is the first thrilling novel in "The War between Worlds" trilogy. The chilling resonances with modern day Britain enable disturbing issues to be dealt with in a manner that will appeal to older children and adults.
Category: Fiction

Sharp And Dangerous Virtues

Author : Martha Moody
ISBN : 9780804040518
Genre : Fiction
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It’s 2047 in Dayton, Ohio. In response to food and water shortages, the U.S. government has developed an enormous, and powerfully successful, agricultural area—the “Heartland Grid”—just north of the city. In the meantime, in the wake of declining American power a multinational force has established itself in Cleveland. Behind these quickly shifting alliances lies a troubling yet tantalizing question: what will the American future look like? Sharp and Dangerous Virtues is the story of ordinary people caught in situations they had never planned for or even imagined. There are Chad and Sharis, a married couple with two sons, holding out for normal life in their decaying suburb; Tuuro, a black church custodian whose false confession of murder is used for political purposes; Lila, Dayton’s aging, lonely Commissioner of Water, who dreams of being part of the “pure” existence of the Grid residents; and Charles and Diana, idealistic lovers trying desperately to preserve the nature center that has become their refuge. What will these people do? What choices are left for them, and what choices have been taken away? Whom and what can they trust? Novelist Moody—known for her vivid portrayals of complicated characters and relationships in novels such as Best Friends and Sometimes Mine—weaves together cataclysmic events and the most intimate of human emotions to create a future that seems achingly real. Sharp and Dangerous Virtues will change the way you think and feel.
Category: Fiction