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Desperate Measures

Author : Fern Michaels
ISBN : 9781601830722
Genre : Fiction
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SOME FAIRY TALES ARE TRUE An orphan rescued by a wealthy uncle and raised in spheres of privilege, Pete Sorenson is set to launch his career as a high-powered attorney. At his side is Annie, the perfect princess of a companion, ready to support him in every way, gracefully, patiently. But then Maddie Stern enters Pete’s life. More than her notable beauty and enigmatic allure, it’s her past as a foster child that draws a connection between them that Pete could never share with Annie. But on the eve of their wedding, Maddie disappears. Distraught, Pete reaches out to his most trusted friend. Annie drops her life in Boston to once again provide the emotional support Pete needs. Together, they try to solve the mystery of Maddie. And together, they discover life is always unexpected... Praise for Fern Michaels and her novels "Michaels’ latest is a blend of legal melodrama and contemporary fiction that’s bound to surprise readers with its unpredictable ending." —RT Book Reviews on Tuesday’s Child "Heartbreaking, suspenseful, and tender." —Booklist on Return to Sender "A knockout story." —Publishers Weekly on Dear Emily
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : David R. Morrell
ISBN : 9780759524163
Genre : Fiction
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Famous for his suspenseful fiction that delivers sheer emotional power, David Morrell, the bestselling author of First Blood, The Brotherhood of the Rose, The Fifth Profession, and Assumed Identity, here presents a mesmerizing novel of intrigue and high-action thrills...Fallen star journalist Matt Pittman holds a gun in his hand, ready to commit suicide...until he's abruptly interrupted by a phone call and a bizarre assignment: to write the obituary of a man who is not yet dead. Suddenly, clinging desperately to a life he'd so recently been eager to discard, Matt is thrust into the heart of a global conspiracy whose sinister machinations promise a terrifying endgame. He will find himself both a murder suspect by the police and a target for murder by invisible assassins determined to destroy him. Now Matt Pittman is on a desperate, great final story -- and his last byline may be written on a tombstone.
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Katee Robert
ISBN : 1532398069
Genre : Fiction
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My Savior... Or My Ruin?One night, and my entire life went up in flames. All because of him. Jafar. As my world burned down around me, he offered me a choice. Walk away with nothing but my freedom... Or rise to his challenge and win my fortune back.I bargained.I lost. Now Jafar owns me, and even as my mind rails against his rules, my body loves the punishments he deals out when I break them.But a gilded cage is still a prison, I'll do anything to obtain my freedom.Even betray the man I'm falling for.Content Warning: This book contains depictions of consensual non-consent.
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Shadow Island Desperate Measures

Author : Jeff Probst
ISBN : 9780698168671
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Book Three in the STRANDED: SHADOW ISLAND trilogy--Companion series to the New York Times bestselling STRANDED adventures! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst, with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author Chris Tebbetts The 3rd brand new adventure following the characters from the original STRANDED family adventure trilogy! The story continues....The first time around, the kids had to figure out a way to work together and survive on a deserted island. This was hard for a blended family that had just been put together—Vanessa and Buzz’s dad married Jane and Carter’s mom—but they still managed to make it and get in touch with their parents… Or so they thought. Stranded on a new island, with dangers they've never before encountered, Carter, Vanessa, Buzz, and Jane find themselves in a desperate situation. They've raced for their lives, but their adventure isn't over yet. Before they can finally escape Shadow Island, they'll have to pull together all their strength and courage and tackle one final challenge. Books in the Stranded, Shadow Island series Forbidden Passage (Book 4) Sabotage (Book 5) Desperate Measures (Book 6) Books in the original Stranded series: Stranded (Book 1) Trial By Fire (Book 2) Survivors (Book 3) From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Robert Tine
ISBN : 1572973498
Genre : Fiction
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San Francisco cop Frank Conner goes to unorthodox lengths to find a bone marrow donor for his dangerously ill son, only to discover that the ideal candidate is convict Pete McCabe, a sociopathic genius who sees it as an opportunity for himself
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Jeff Probst
ISBN : 9780147513908
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Includes an excerpt from Stranded, the first book in the series.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Claire Fontijn
ISBN : 0195350553
Genre : Music
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One of the most fascinating figures of seventeenth-century music, composer and singer Antonia Padoani Bembo (c.1640 - c.1720) was active in both Venice and Paris. Her work provides a unique cross-cultural window into the rich musical cultures of these cities, yet owing to her clandestine existence in France, for almost three centuries Bembo's life was shrouded in mystery. In this first-ever biography, Clare Fontijn unveils the enthralling and surprising story of a remarkable woman who moved in the musical, literary, and artistic circles of these European cultural centers.
Category: Music

Desperate Measures

Author : Phyllis Eickelberg
ISBN : 1458205665
Genre : Fiction
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Sisters Heather and Sally Samuelson have just bought a new place of their own in lovely Lewisburg, Oregon. The real estate agent mentioned something about ghosts, but Heather and Sally are skeptical. They are soon barraged by friendly neighbors and curious guests dropping by for lunch. Their Aunt Myrtle even arrives with furniture for their new place—furniture handed down in their family for generations. Not everything is what it seems in Lewisburg, though. The girls soon discover exotic herbs, hidden treasures, and dead bodies. There’s a serial killer in their small town, but puzzle-solver Heather finds herself plunged into circumstances surrounding neighbors’ deaths, a missing fortune, and a jewel thief’s hidden treasure. What’s more, a puzzle left behind by the girls’ deceased mother may be the key to stopping a killer. Heather can’t help but be distracted by strange happenings in her own home, though, and the kooky neighbors don’t help either. Will she be able to solve the murderer’s game before someone else ends up dead, or will the killer get away with both murder and a family fortune?
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Christy Barritt
ISBN : 9781460339343
Genre : Fiction
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FRAMED FOR MURDER Accused of murdering her estranged husband, widowed mother Samantha Rogers panics and flees. But the real killer is now after her and her son. She's desperate to find a safe haven where her past is secret. So when John Wagner offers her room and board in exchange for work on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay, she moves to Smuggler's Cove. Samantha longs to tell her handsome boss why she's always looking over her shoulder. But when danger arrives on shore, the truth may put John in a killer's crosshairs.
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Frank Kozik
ISBN : 0867195150
Genre : Art
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Frank Kozic is one of the leading rock artists of his generation. His work has graced hundreds of posters, flyers and album covers, and his originals are held by some of the foremost collectors of contemporary rock art. His posters are colourfully ironic admixtures of pop permutations.
Category: Art

Desperate Measures

Author : Kjartan Poskitt
ISBN : 1407105868
Genre : Mathematics
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Maths with the laughs added in! � Why does a horse need hands? � How many metres are there on the head of a pin? � How dense are you? Find out in Desperate Measures - all the tricks, tips and short-cuts they don't teach at school.
Category: Mathematics

Desperate Measures

Author : Cindy Cromer
ISBN : 9781487400163
Genre : Fiction
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What should have been the perfect vacation soon became a nightmare. Caitlin Martel made a stop before meeting her family at Miami International Airport. A cryptic message waited for her. She dismissed the threat and assumed it was directed toward the brilliant scientist that she recently hired. Caitlin has no idea that a forgotten secret was about to explode and put her life in jeopardy. When Caitlin and her family arrive on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts, they find their dream home vandalized. In the kitchen, another message has been left in blood, leaving no doubt that Caitlin personally is the target. In a flashback Caitlin recalls the secret that her father, Jack Spencer, revealed to her sixteen years ago. He didnêt tell her everything. Will Jack be able to confront the truth and reconstruct the past in time to save his daughter? Caitlinês husband Scott, FBI Assistant Director, also believes the threats are related to Caitlinês professional life. Once Caitlin points out the significance of what was left in their home, Scott unofficially brings his top FBI agent, Tomas Medina, to St. Kitts. When Tomas arrives, his status is quickly upgraded and the investigation becomes official. The third threat creates a direct link to multi-billionaire Lukas Bucklin. The suspense escalates through twists, turns, and family secrets yet to be revealed. A powerful climax unveils an unlikely alliance between two deadly and dangerous enemies.
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

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ISBN : 9781607549208
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The castaways spot a boat heading toward the island. They want to stay hidden. Mandrill and his Hanuman guards want to force the castaways out of hiding so that they will be recaptured and taken away from the island. Whose plan will succeed?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Donna Banning
ISBN : 9781491810811
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traumatic events experienced during childhood can lead to serious consequences and character formation to a person. This is my life story, the struggles i had and went through starting when i was a child and until i became a wife to a loving husband and mother of two. The effects those bad experiences i had when i was a child was too hard to accept being diagnosed with a Dissociative Identity Disorder. Having this multiple personalities taking control of me and affecting my day to day life was difficult. How i struggle with this trials are greatly influenced by the people who cared for me and the people i care and loved in return.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Desperate Measures

Author : Mary E. Young
ISBN : 9780595278688
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"The plot of this book was outstanding kept me reading way past bedtime." -Jeffrey Marks, author The Ambush of My Name "The author shows an overall skill with dialogue that makes the conversations engaging." -Writers' Digest "Vivid and entertaining" -Arizona Senior World "Exhilarating, thought-provoking" -The Daily Courier (Prescott, Ariz.) "A tale that grabs you from the start and holds your interest until the very last page." -Small Press Review Dan Kirk, a reporter for the Detroit Free Press, watched as police pulled the body of a young woman from the Clinton River, noting the single bullet hole and no identification. It was 1945 and the War was over. What tragedy could have befallen this woman at such a jubilant time? Kirk's investigation takes him to tiny Flat River, Missouri where the man accused of the murder, Clifford Malin, grew up, and where Kirk discovers a dark past. Malin left Missouri in 1920 for a career as a policeman in Detroit during a time of smuggling, corruption and The Purple Gang, the city's underworld bosses. Kirk discovers Malin found much more excitement than he had bargained for. Kirk's investigation into the life of the victim, Twyla Larson, reveals a woman who grew up in a small town and was simply interested in having a good time and saving money toward her husband's return from the War. Twyla's and Malin's worlds collide as each attempts to protect the new lives they have made. Based on actual events Desperate Measures, traces the lives of two people whose worlds collide in an explosion of scandal, graft, corruption and finally murder.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Desperate Measures

Author : Michael Heeb
ISBN : 9781450080866
Genre : Fiction
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The beautiful Annaliese, married to a handsome and upcoming investment banker, expected a storybook life in tony Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Instead, a brutal, bloody scene unfolds – one of unending physical and emotional degradation and abuse. To escape the cruelty of her murderous husband, she seizes the unexpected opportunity for a new identity and becomes the cook on a sleek 130-foot schooner sailing for Bermuda and the West Indies. But her determined attempt at anonymity can’t protect her from the unrelenting pursuit by a vicious drug lord who thinks she’s the cunning cartel accountant who skimmed millions of the cartel’s money. Only DESPERATE MEASURES can save her and the ship’s crew from hired thugs, professional killers, and even modern day pirates as they sail from island to island. Betrayal and deceit, mixed with the solar heat of the Caribbean, drive this story of survival and self-discovery. It bursts with tension, suspense, and unexpected plot twists.
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Linda Cajio
ISBN : 9780307798954
Genre : Fiction
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Love creates the perfect recipe for success when a sexy supermarket CEO draws a reclusive woman into a game of corporate intrigue. Ellen Kitteridge is doing her best to put a personal but very public tragedy behind her. Trusting any man—especially one who radiates power and sensuality like Joe Carlini— isn’t easy . . . but it sure is fun. She’s never felt more alive as she helps Joe track down whoever is stealing Carlini family secrets. Playing spy games, with lust heating every moment, has taken her way beyond her comfort zone—and now she’s wondering if she’s gone too far. Carlini Foods is Joe’s life, but Ellen, with her perfect mix of vixen and vulnerability, makes him realize how hungry his heart has become. Fate has made her his co-conspirator as he ferrets out a traitor in the ranks. Now it’s up to Joe to make sure she stays close. Ellen may have been hurt in the past, but Joe’s not going to give up on the best thing that has ever happened to him. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Along Came Trouble, The Notorious Lady Anne, and Unforgettable.
Category: Fiction

Desperate Measures

Author : Joe Clifford Faust
ISBN : PSU:000021695599
Genre : Fiction
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Desperate Measures

Author : Peggy L. Baker
ISBN : 1436318076
Genre : Fiction
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When Janet and her best friend, Sally, were invited to a posh party in an exclusive neighborhood, both could hardly wait to mingle with the rich and famous. But little did they know that they would both end up separated and a few hundred miles away by morning and for entirely different reasons! Sally's sudden disappearance from the party while dancing with a charming young man, and Janet's desperate search for her friend at the mansion erupted into panic as she chanced to witness her friend being whisked away in a dark blue sedan. Determined to rescue Sally at all costs, Janet pursued the fleeing car well into the night before finding herself hopelessly lost and spending a chilly night alone in her car. She awakes the next morning on the outskirts of a small, out-of-the-way town startled at the sight of a towering snow-capped mountain range glistening in the brisk, early morning sunlight, bordering a seemingly desolate high desert landscape. As Janet frantically tries to determine where she is, where her best friend has been taken, and how she is going to rescue her, she soon discovers she is being followed and attempts to shake her adversary by speeding away from the small town on the only available road. Although able to avoid her pursuers for a while, Janet finds herself having to put her trust in a mysterious mountainman with a penchant for hiding in high mountain caves. Then add to this mix, a dog named Shadow, a sheriff gone bad, and three unlikely heroes, and you have a recipe for excitement in this suspenseful quest complete with a few twists, turns and a surprising ending.
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