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Dangerous Women

Author : George R. R. Martin
ISBN : 9781429955966
Genre : Fiction
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All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities-including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones. Also included are original stories of dangerous women--heroines and villains alike--by Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, S. M. Stirling, Sharon Kay Penman, and many others. Writes Gardner Dozois in his Introduction, "Here you'll find no hapless victims who stand by whimpering in dread while the male hero fights the monster or clashes swords with the villain, and if you want to tie these women to the railroad tracks, you'll find you have a real fight on your hands. Instead, you will find sword-wielding women warriors, intrepid women fighter pilots and far-ranging spacewomen, deadly female serial killers, formidable female superheroes, sly and seductive femmes fatale, female wizards, hard-living Bad Girls, female bandits and rebels, embattled survivors in Post-Apocalyptic futures, female Private Investigators, stern female hanging judges, haughty queens who rule nations and whose jealousies and ambitions send thousands to grisly deaths, daring dragonriders, and many more." At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

A Most Dangerous Woman The Complete Season 1

Author : Brenda Clough
ISBN : 9781682105368
Genre : Fiction
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An exciting Victorian-era murder mystery, populated by characters from Wilkie Collins’s beloved The Woman in White. Marian Halcolmbe finds and marries her true love, Theo Camlet. But when Theo’s first wife, who everyone believed to be dead, reappears, Marian and her brother in law Walter must delve into the darkest and most dangerous corners of London to save Theo from accusations of bigamy and murder, as well as the hangman’s noose. Victorian literature's most exciting heroine, Marian Halcombe, stars in Brenda Clough’s thrilling and romantic sequel to Wilkie Collins' The Woman in White. Praise for A Most Dangerous Woman: "Blending seamlessly with the end of Wilkie Collins's beloved The Woman in White, Brenda Clough's A Most Dangerous Woman takes one of the most fascinating female characters in Victorian literature and gives her the life she deserves." —Sherwood Smith, author of the Sartorias-deles series
Category: Fiction

A New Journal A Most Dangerous Woman Season 1 Episode 1

Author : Brenda Clough
ISBN : 9781682102541
Genre : Fiction
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This is the 1st episode in the first season of A Most Dangerous Woman, a 9-episode serial from Serial Box. Marian’s sister Laura has always seemed to know her better than Marian knows herself, so when she gives Marian a new journal and urges her to find her own joy in life, Marian doesn’t intentionally ignore her advice. It’s just that she’s so comfortable, and she truly does love her sister’s family. But when change walks into her life unexpectedly, she finds that she might just be ready to embrace it, after all. In Brenda Clough’s deliciously authentic sequel to Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White, Marian Halcolmbe finds and marries her true love, Theo Camlet. But when Theo’s first wife, who everyone believed to be dead, reappears, Marian and her brother in law Walter must delve into the darkest and most dangerous corners of London to save Theo from accusations of bigamy and murder, as well as the hangman’s noose.
Category: Fiction

Blondes And Other Dangerous Women

Author : Kelly Beckman
ISBN : 9780557025770
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BONUS BOOK OF TWO OF KELLY CHANCES BOOKS:BLONDES AND OTHER DANGEROUS WOMEN! &REDHEADS...BAD AND BEAUTIFUL!THE MOST DANGEROUS OF ALL! IN EACH, KELLY CHANCE IS A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR SAVING BLONDES AND REDHEADS FROM TROUBLE!HE IS THE POET, THE WHITE KNIGHT AND THE IRISH PRINCE! HE LIKES HIS CARS AND WOMEN FAST. WHEN BULLETS FLY, THESE ANGELS TAKE REFUGE IN HIS ARMS. AFTERWARDS,HE IS THE LONE WOLF, CHASING BAD GUYS AND SEEKING JUSTICE. HE IS THE ROMANTIC AND HERO WE ALL WANT TO BE! HIS PARTNER IS LINDA LOU, A BALLERINA, MARTIAL ARTS EXPERTS AND WITH AN AGENDA OF HER OWN! ENJOY THESE TWO STORIES. A FUN READ!
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Dangerous Women Deadly Words

Author : Nina Cornyetz
ISBN : 0804732124
Genre : Literary Collections
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This is a materialist-feminist, psychoanalytic analysis of a modern Japanese literary trope—the dangerous woman, linked to archaisms and magical realms and found throughout the Japanese canon—in the works of three 20th-century writers: Izumi Kyoka (1873–1939), Enchi Fumiko (1905–86), and Nakagami Kenji (1946–92).
Category: Literary Collections

Dangerous Women

Author : Victoria Baldwin Cass
ISBN : 0847693953
Genre : History
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Grannies, geishas, warriors, mystics, recluses, and predators--these are the dangerous women of traditional China. In a culture that is resoundingly patriarchal, these women are a vivid counterpoint. Violating state-sponsored orthodoxies, the granny mocks and mimics, the geisha charms with her intellect, the warrior rules in icy superiority. Using new and freshly interpreted sources, the author leads us confidently into this surprising world, bolstering her text with color and black and white art of the period.
Category: History

A Most Dangerous Woman

Author : L M Jackson
ISBN : 9781407089386
Genre : Fiction
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It was said that she had the good manners of a respectable upper servant but was far too young to have been pensioned; that she spoke as if she had received and education, but knew the costers' slang as if she were born-and-bred to it; and that she not only had no husband - which was a commonplace on Leather Lane - but seemed never to have possessed one...' When the mysterious Sarah Tanner opens her Dining and Coffee Rooms on the corner of Leather Lane and Liquorpond Street, her arrival amongst the poor market-traders causes something of a stir. Few doubt that she has 'a past'; no-one could have predicted how it will return to haunt her... When an old friend is brutally murdered, Sarah Tanner is the only witness. Unable to turn to the police, she finds herself drawn back into the dark underworld of the Victorian metropolis... Relying on her wits, and trading on her past, Sarah Tanner risks her own life on a desperate quest for justice and vengeance.
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Dangerous Women Libertine Epicures And The Rise Of Sensibility 1670 1730

Author : Dr Laura Linker
ISBN : 9781409478522
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In the first full-length study of the figure of the female libertine in late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century literature, Laura Linker examines heroines appearing in literature by John Dryden, Aphra Behn, Catharine Trotter, Delariviere Manley, and Daniel Defoe. Linker argues that this figure, partially inspired by Epicurean ideas found in Lucretius's De rerum natura, interrogates gender roles and assumptions and emerges as a source of considerable tension during the late Stuart and early Georgian periods. Witty and rebellious, the female libertine becomes a frequent satiric target because of her transgressive sexuality. As a result of negative portrayals of lady libertines, women writers begin to associate their libertine heroines with the pathos figures they read in French texts of sensibilité. Beginning with a discussion of Charles II's mistresses, Linker shows that these women continue to serve as models for the female libertine in literature long after their "reigns" at court ended. Her study places the female libertine within her cultural, philosophical, and literary contexts and suggests new ways of considering women's participation and the early novel, which prominently features female libertines as heroines of sensibility.
Category: Literary Criticism

Crime Poverty And Survival In The Middle East And North Africa

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ISBN : 9781838603977
Genre : History
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The concept of the 'dangerous classes' was born in a rapidly urbanizing and industrializing nineteenth century Europe. It described all those who had fallen out of the working classes into the lower depths of the new societies, surviving by their wits or various amoral, disreputable or criminal strategies. This included beggars and vagrants, swindlers, pickpockets and burglars, prostitutes and pimps, ex-soldiers, ex-prisoners, tricksters, drug-dealers, the unemployed or unemployable, indeed every type of the criminal and marginal. This book examines the 'dangerous classes' in the Middle East and North Africa, their lives and the strategies they used to avoid, evade, cheat, placate or, occasionally, resist, the authorities. Chapters cover the narratives of their lives; their relationship with 'respectable' society; their political inclinations and their role in shaping systems and institutions of discipline and control and their representation in literature and in popular culture. The book demonstrates the liminality of the 'dangerous classes' and their capacity for re-invention. It also indicates the sharpening relevance of the concept to a Middle East and North Africa now in the grip of an almost permanent sense of crisis, its younger generations crippled by a pervasive sense of hopelessness, prone to petty crime and vulnerable to induction as foot soldiers into drug and people smuggling, petty gangsterism and jihadism.
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A League Of Dangerous Women

Author : Mary Frances Bowley
ISBN : 9780307561954
Genre : Religion
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They are all around you–in your neighborhood, your church, even your own family. They are sisters and daughters and mothers. These young women may look like they have it together, but inside they’re hurting and hopeless. They are trapped by prostitution, alcohol, drugs, and darkness. They are desperate. And God is ready to transform them…into dangerous. In A League of Dangerous Women, Mary Frances Bowley tells the incredible true stories of women who knew only abuse, abandonment, and addiction–until God met their weaknesses with His Strength. Now these remarkable women are warriors for a heavenly kingdom, their lives a testimony to the extraordinary grace of a heavenly Father. Maybe you’ve been there yourself, or know someone who has been through similar circumstances. Whatever your background, these amazing stories will help you see the potential of God’s redemption in your life. A League of Dangerous Women will challenge and inspire you to discover the healing, powerful, dangerous plans He has for you. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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