The Victim A Rufus Stone Novel Part Of The 22red Series

Author: Graham Rabone
ISBN: 9781781487211
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The Victim A Rufus Stone Novel Part Of The 22red Series. Kidnappers are ruthless, governments are economical with the truth and the bewildered 'victim' is lied to by all ... Kidnap and Ransom negotiator Rufus Stone and his team at 22Red are called upon to solve the abduction of a suburban couple holidaying in Tanzania. Their daughter, a young junior doctor, must overcome her emotions and learn the complex art of communicating with kidnappers to secure the safe release of her parents. From first contact to a night parachute jump over the Mikumi National Park in a last ditch effort to save the couple, tensions mount as western governments become involved under the guise of waging the War on Terror.

French Trysts

Author: Kirsten Lobe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429996552
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French Trysts. Somewhere between dating and eternal bliss lies a secret world of glamour, opulence, decadence and the real amorous adventures of the haut monde. Paris is a sexy, sinful romantic playground—and what could be more thrilling than to be an American girl let loose in the City of Lights? Alexandra Ward is a Sorbonne student with a fabulous French boyfriend who's just gone AWOL and a growing love affair with all things Parisian. She realizes her new life a la Francais feels entirely like play-acting—in a good way. But what happens when a playful flirtation with the CEO of an international luxury conglomerate turns into not just a "dejeuner"—lunch— at the Ritz, but diving for canary diamonds in the famous swimming pool of the Hotel Ritz? And when that same Master of the Monde (who just happens to be married, bien sur) asks Alexandra to be something more than a date but something, well, different than a girlfriend? French Trysts is about slipping into a new life like it's a couture suit, about the thrill of seeing what really goes on behind the gated Hotel Particuliers of the rich and famous Bon Ton de Paris, about the power of sex and the redemption of true romance. Praise for Kirsten Lobe's Paris Hangover: "A witty mousse."—Jacquelyn Mitchard, author of The Deep End of the Ocean "Wickedly entertaining."—Chicago Tribune "Decadent, sexy."—Frederic Beigbeder, author of 99 Francs and L'égoïste romantique

The Logic Of Evangelism

Author: William James Abraham
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802804334
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The Logic Of Evangelism. Defining evangelism as initiating people into the kingdom, Abraham critiques contemporary church growth and evangelism from a theological perspective. A good text for a graduate level course on evangelism.

Sex In The Ancient World From A To Z

Author: John Grimes Younger
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415242525
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Sex In The Ancient World From A To Z. In this fascinating and revealing A-to-Z, John G. Younger examines the sexual practices, expressions and attitudes of the Greeks and Romans, from Catullus and Caligula, to orgies and obscenity, and from abstinence and incest, to pederasty and prostitution. The book opens with an overview of current thinking on ancient sex and sexuality, and goes on to provide an extraordinarily wide coverage of a sexual culture so very different from our own, approaching the subject from the perspectives of literature, history, archaeology and art. Comprehensive, reliable and eye-opening, this A-to-Z illuminates an important aspect of the classical world. For those who want to take their reading further, there are numerous references to ancient sources and modern scholarship, as well as a separate section of works of art. This is an ideal introduction to and exploration of sex in the ancient world for readers at every level.

The Biology And Conservation Of Wild Canids

Author: David W. Macdonald
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191523359
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The Biology And Conservation Of Wild Canids. This is a definitive book on the dog family, dealing with many aspects of the biology and conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes. It covers many topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe. A must-have book for all scientists studying carnivores, predators, cooperative breeding, and social systems. A useful text for both undergraduate and graduate courses in behavioural ecology and conservation biology. Wild canids are the ancestors of the domestic dog and there are a large number of wolf and domestic dog enthusiasts who will be engaged by the contents of this book.


Author: Ted Hughes
ISBN: 9780571176557
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Crow. One of a series of titles first published by Faber between 1930 and 1990, and in a style and format planned with a view to the appearance of the volumes on the bookshelf. This was the Poet Laureate's fourth book of poems for adults, and represented a significant moment in his writing career.


Author: Adam Roberts
ISBN: 9780575082526
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Stone. Sprung from a prison in the centre of a star, the universe's last criminal is employed to kill the population of a planet. It is a crime that will tear apart an interstellar utopia. Keeping ahead of detection and preparing the crime, the killer voyages to numerous worlds and hones the instincts required for murder. And wonders who is behind the contract. Roberts' new novel is an extraordinary fusing of ideas, exotic locations, personal drama and an enquiry into the nature of crime in a society that thinks it has forgotten how to commit it.

Shakespeare And The Nature Of Women

Author: Juliet Dusinberre
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312159733
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Shakespeare And The Nature Of Women. This is a new, third edition of this pioneering work in feminist and literary criticism. When first published in 1975, Shakespeare and the Nature of Women inaugurated a new wave of Shakespeare scholarship, offering a sustained critique of inherited male thinking about women, theological, literary, and social issues in Shakespeare's plays. Almost thirty years later, it continues to be the cornerstone of writing about women in this period and the springboard for new research. This new edition includes a new preface, and updated bibliography, and developments in feminist thinking about Shakespeare.

Baptist Why And Why Not

Author: J. M. Frost
Publisher: B & H Academic
ISBN: 9780805418934
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Baptist Why And Why Not. A book covering the history of the Baptist faith.