The Price Of Desire

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The Price Of Desire

Author : Jo Goodman
ISBN : 9781420107067
Genre : Fiction
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USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman delivers a deliciously wicked tale of forbidden desire that knows no limits. . . Olivia Cole is devastated to learn that her ne'er-do-well brother has promised her to the operator of a London gaming hall as payment of his debts. Olivia accepts her fate--even if it means that her reputation will suffer from living among rogues and gamblers. But when she meets the sexy and mysterious Griffin Wright-Jones, Viscount Breckenridge, Olivia has more than just her good name to worry about--for he rouses in her wanton thoughts she's never dared entertain--until now. . . Griffin wears the scars of his life on his striking face. Although he wants Olivia like no other woman before, he doesn't force her to share his bed--a difficult task considering how beautiful she is. But with each passing night, Griffin and Olivia's resolve weakens until finally they take their greatest gamble on one night of reckless pleasure. . . Praise for Jo Goodman's If His Kiss Is Wicked. . . "Authentic characters and a thrilling story line will keep readers smiling and guessing."--Publishers Weekly
Category: Fiction

The Price Of Desire

Author : PE Kavanagh
ISBN : 9780999467923
Genre : Fiction
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Monique's exit from her blazing culinary career has left her heart raw and cold. Add in a terrible history with cheating men, and her dating life is nothing but limp. Enter Marco, who's five-chili-pepper hotness could well be the spicy antidote to her bland streak. A sizzling weekend in Las Vegas melts her defenses like butter in a hot pan. But how much heat can she handle? Meanwhile, thousands of miles away, all Lalune wants to do is sing. Problem is, she's underwater. Literally. This despairing mermaid needs a way out. Only a miracle will do. These sexy and uplifting tales travel from the dark depths of the Pacific Ocean to the bright lights of Sin City, connecting in a deliciously surprising twist that will titillate and inspire. Previously released as Fish Tails & Lady Legs.
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Reclaiming The Dark Feminine

Author : Carolyn L. Baker
ISBN : 1561840882
Genre : Archetype (Psychology)
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A controversial look at the dark side of the feminine psyche, providing a different approach to gender reconciliation and relationships. This book argues that political feminism and renewed fascination with the goddess are inadequate to restore wholeness to the psyche.
Category: Archetype (Psychology)

The Dynamics Of Property Location

Author : Russell Schiller
ISBN : 9781134577606
Genre : Architecture
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Why is property located where it is and how has this process changed in recent years? A number of factors such as social change and technological development, have affected location and these are considered. Value, the way changing patterns are measured, is examined and there is a discussion of rent contours. The book considers location in the retail industry, looking at the theory, hierarchy, clustering and dispersal. The move to out of town sites, with its three waves of decentralisation, is described. Central place theory, dating from the 1930s, is discounted as being obsolete and misleading. Finally the book covers offices, industrial and residential property.
Category: Architecture

The Price For Greatness

ISBN : 9781490715124
Genre : Self-Help
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Greatness is an inner potential in everyone, the ability to discover that you are a unique personality with the mandate to accomplish a unique purpose will help you arrive at the platform of greatness. This unique and excellent purpose is what I call greatness. The power to turn your quest for greatness lies inside you. Quite unfortunate, many fail to accept the truth that greatness is a possibility for all and some who dare greatness do not know how to turn this noble dream to a reality. It is my desire to see all attain greatness in life. This book, THE PRICE FOR GREATNESS was written with the aim of resolving these drawbacks confronting individuals in their hunger for greatness. It is practically written in such a way that will guide you in discovering, pursuing and arriving to the place of greatness, if you are able to conform to the principles in this book. In this book you will find proven principles that assure greatness in life. Each chapter deals with a specific subject; chapter one deals with what is greatness? Chapter two is on how can I achieve greatness? Chapter three exposes to you, what are the pitfalls to greatness? All this and many more you will find in this book. I hope you will use this book as a ladder to arrive to your desired place of greatness as you read it.
Category: Self-Help

The Price Of Health

Author : G.J. Agich
ISBN : 9789400947047
Genre : Medical
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Medicine, morals and money have, for centuries, lived in uneasy cohabitation. Dwelling in the social institution of care of the sick, each needs the other, yet each is embarrassed to admit the other's presence. Morality, in particular, suffers embarrassment, for it is often required to explain how money and medicine are not inimical. Throughout the history of Western medicine, morality's explanations have been con sistently ambiguous. Pla.o held that the physician must cultivate the art of getting paid as well as the art of healing, for even if the goal of medicine is healing and not making money, the self-interest of the craftsman is satisfied thereby [4]. Centuries later, a medieval medical moralist, Henri de Mandeville, said: "The chief object of the patient ... is to get cured ... the object of the surgeon, on the other hand, is to obtain his money ... ([5], p. 16). This incompatibility, while general, is not universal. Throughout history, medical practitioners have resolved the problem - either in conscience or to their satisfaction. Some physicians have been so reluctant to make a profit from the ills of those whom they treated that they preferred to live in poverty. Samuel Johnson described his friend, Dr. Robert Levet, a Practiser of Physic: No summons mock'd by chill delay, No petty gain disdain'd by pride; The modest wants of ev'ry day The toil of ev'ry day supplied [3].
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Oil Politics The West And Its Desire For Energy Security Since 1950

Author : Felix Kruse
ISBN : 9783954896462
Genre : Political Science
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This book illustrates the story of oil politics from the 20th century until today. It begins with the overthrow of the Iranian regime in 1953, and continues until the current rush for resources in the Arctic. However, the book does not simply outline these events, but, it also explains the reasons for the specific development of states acts. Thereby, this study is based on the International Political Economy and International Relations theory – a combination that makes this book unique. Finally, the book gives the reader an insight of the petro state while outlining the strategic importance of oil itself.
Category: Political Science

Personal Power All 12 Volumes

Author : William Walker Atkinson
ISBN : 9788026848745
Genre : Self-Help
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This carefully crafted ebook: "PERSONAL POWER (All 12 Volumes)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Personal Power - Your Master Self Creative Power - Your Constructive Forces Desire Power - Your Energizing Forces Faith Power - Your Inspirational Forces Will Power - Your Dynamic Forces Subconscious Power - Your Secret Forces Spiritual Power - The Infinite Fount Thought Power - Radio-Mentalism Perceptive Power - The Art of Observation Reasoning Power - Practical Logic Character Power - Positive Individuality Regenerative Power or Vital Rejuvenation This book is devoted to the subject of the development, cultivation and manifestation of Personal Power— Personal Power in all its phases, aspects and modes of manifestation and expression. "Personal Power,” as understood and taught in this book, may be defined as: "The ability or strength possessed by the human individual, by which he does, or may, accomplish desired results in an efficient manner, along the lines of physical, mental, and spiritual effort and endeavor.” William Walker Atkinson (1862-1932) was a prolific writer. His works treat themes related to the mental world, occultism, divination, psychic reality, and mankind's nature.
Category: Self-Help

The Magic Word

Author : Robert Collier
ISBN : 9781627930925
Genre : Self-Help
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I have this belief-that big or little, praise does win friends, wins respect for yourself, wins you a monetary return, and it helps a Pullman porter, a housewife, an industrialist to bigger, better things. It costs you nothing but a smile-but do be sincere. Like attracts like. Praise and appreciation bring back greater praise and appreciation to you. If you want health, happiness, in your life, if you are seeking riches and success, attune your thoughts to these. Let us remember the truth that we are greater than we know.
Category: Self-Help

The Woman I Desire To Be

Author : Joseph A. Siju
ISBN : 9781490711911
Genre : Self-Help
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This book is a must-read for every woman with a purpose. It reminds you of the reasons why you were created, highlights some of the challenges women face, and encourages you to maximize your potentials. It uses the life of a Godly woman to help you discover your purpose. It describes the various personalities and how to be your best in a very diverse world. The principles and information Joseph presents will not only inspire you but will enforce you to fulfill your long-expected desire as a woman. You will learn: about your make up, your personality strength, about your relationships, the power of desire, the place you are supposed to be, what to do to become who you desire to be, and your warfare as a woman. The Woman I Desire to Be will help you acquire what it takes to have a fulfilled, purposeful life.
Category: Self-Help

The Price Of Doubt

Author : Nicholas Nathan
ISBN : 9781134567461
Genre : Philosophy
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Desire S Prize

Author : Stephanie Laurens
ISBN : 9780992278908
Genre : Fiction
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1347. Calais has finally fallen and Alaun de Montisfryth, first Earl of Montisfryn, powerful Marcher lord and companion of Edward III, is dispatched back to England with orders to secure the Welsh border. Halfway home, pride tempts Montisfryn to attend a tournament held by his family's old foes at Versallet Castle. Eloise de Versallet, the widowed Lady de Cannar, rules her father's castle with a tongue sharper than any sword. She has no great opinion of men in general and of knights in particular. Montisfryn and Eloise meet and sparks fly. He is intrigued. She is irritated. He is under royal edict to wed. An experienced lady, well-born, still young, and exceedingly well-endowed with both wealth and beauty, Eloise is a matrimonial prize beyond compare-and has vowed to remain unwed. Potent and powerful, will Montisfryn be able to breach her walls, storm her castle, and succeed where all others have failed? Or will Eloise, haughty and defiant to the last, prevail? The gauntlet is flung, the challenge accepted. And desire enters the fray.
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The Philosophy Of Desire In The Buddhist Pali Canon

Author : David Webster
ISBN : 9781134279401
Genre : Religion
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David Webster explores the notion of desire as found in the Buddhist Pali Canon. Beginning by addressing the idea of a 'paradox of desire', whereby we must desire to end desire, the varieties of desire that are articulated in the Pali texts are examined. A range of views of desire, as found in Western thought, are presented as well as Hindu and Jain approaches. An exploration of the concept of ditthi(view or opinion) is also provided, exploring the way in which 'holding views' can be seen as analogous to the process of desiring. Other subjects investigated include the mind-body relationship, the range of Pali terms for desire, and desire's positive spiritual value. A comparative exploration of the various approaches completes the work.
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Slave Of Desire

Author : Daniel E. Beaumont
ISBN : 0838638740
Genre : Art
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The influence of the Nights since then has also been extensive; the stories of "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," "Aladdin," and "Sinbad" have been mined for numerous Hollywood B movies, and at the same time crop up along with other stories and characters as allusions and points of reference in the works of such authors as Proust, Joyce, and Borges.".
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Celestina And The Ends Of Desire

Author : E. Michael Gerli
ISBN : 9781442642553
Genre : Literary Criticism
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One of the most widely-read and translated Spanish works in sixteenth-century Europe was Fernando de Rojas' Celestina, a 1499 novel in dialogue about a couple that faces heartbreak and tragedy after being united by the titular brothel madam. In 'Celestina' and the Ends of Desire, E. Michael Gerli illustrates how this work straddles the medieval and the modern in its exploration of changing categories of human desire - from the European courtly love tradition to the interpretation of want as an insatiable, destructive force. Gerli's analysis draws on a wide range of Celestina scholarship but is unique in its use of modern literary and psychoanalytic theory to confront the problematic links between literature and life. Explorations of influence of desire on knowledge, action, and lived experience connect the work to seismic shifts in the culture of early modern Europe. Engaging and original, 'Celestina' and the Ends of Desire takes a fresh look at the timeless work's widespread appeal and enduring popularity.
Category: Literary Criticism

Jesus Paid The Price

Author : Gene Burroughs
ISBN : 9781490802183
Genre : Religion
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“Remember, the one who pays the price for something is the one who determines the value of what it is they are purchasing. Jesus paid for you with His suffering, pain, death, and blood; therefore, He values you more than His own life, and God values you even more.” The Gospel According to Matthew was written by a former tax collector. They were men with deserved reputations for being ruthless thieves, despised by all. A tax collector’s income was largely created by overtaxation, bribery, and underhanded dealings. The very fact that Jesus used such a man to be part of a team that completely transformed the world for all time should be of great consolation for all of us who have fallen short. My prayer for you as you read this book would be that you understand the love, grace, mercy, and commitment Jesus and our God has for you. I believe that in doing so, you will fall in love with Him as I and countless others have. You will leave your guilt behind, finding hope, peace, joy, love, and acceptance in Christ and walking in a freedom such as you have never known.
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The Price Of Whiteness

Author : Eric L. Goldstein
ISBN : 0691121052
Genre : History
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Eric Goldstein traces the Jews' encounter with American racial culture from the 1870s through to World War II. At first Jews clung to the notion that they were a distinct 'race'. Latterly Jews became fully vested as part of America's white mainstream and gave up describing themselves in racial terms.
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Violence Desire And The Sacred Volume 2

Author : Scott Cowdell
ISBN : 9781623562557
Genre : Philosophy
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This collection of state of the art interpretations of the thought of René Girard follows on from the volume Violence, Desire, and the Sacred: Girard's Mimetic Theory Across the Disciplines (2012). The previous collection has been acclaimed for demonstrating and showcasing Girard's mimetic theory at its inter-disciplinary best by bringing together scholars who apply Girard's insights in different fields. This new volume builds on and extends the work of that earlier collection by moving into new areas such as psychology, politics, classical literature, national literature, and practical applications of Girard's theory in pastoral/spiritual care, peace-making and religious thought and practice.
Category: Philosophy


Author : Nicole Jordan
ISBN : 9780345449573
Genre : Fiction
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Seducing readers with her scorching sensuality and searing romance, bestselling author Nicole Jordan weaves her most tantalizing love story yet. . . . DESIRE A legendary lover and spymaster, the darkly sensual Earl of Wycliff eludes matrimony until a brush with death makes him yearn for a son to carry on his name. The moment Lucian spies the alluring Brynn Caldwell on a Cornish beach, he knows he has found the woman he wants for his bride. Brynn believes the notorious rake’s fascination with her is driven by a centuries-old curse that dooms the women of her family to tempt men–only to lead those they love to their death. Compelled by dire circumstances to marry Lucian, Brynn surrenders her body to his caresses but dares not give him her heart. Locked in a battle of wills with his bewitching wife, Lucian begins to suspect that Brynn is a traitor. Before long he finds himself lured into a web of danger and betrayal, where the price of winning his bride’s elusive heart may be his own life.
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Desire Of Your Heart

Author : Grace McClain
ISBN : 1467876143
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Grace touches on many issues of life including: Following Gods plan for your life Heartaches of divorce Challenges of Second marriages Difficult children Racial prejudice & issues of the 60s Meaning of ancestry North vs. South A.L.S. illness
Category: Family & Relationships