Do-wrong Ron

Author: Steven Herrick

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781865086613

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 126

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Ron, who always manages to do the wrong thing, narrates his misadventures just before and during a school vacation, with his friend Isabelle and his guinea pig Charlie adding their thoughts as the story progresses.

The Manipulator

Author: Daniel Carnahan

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466984163

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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Lawyer stories have long fascinated the American reading public. Throwing the Mafia into the mix makes the plot even more attractive. The author, a Vietnam veteran with twenty-five years of experience as a Los Angeles police officer and with a Juris Doctorate degree in law, has crafted a massive, almost 700 page novel that blends police procedure with legal thriller as the protagonists battle both the mob and the head of a powerful, socially prominent family. Mac Thornsby knows what it is like to be bullied. Growing up on the streets after being orphaned at a young age, he barely survived a beating from one of the local thugs when first learning how to live on his own and managed to do that only with the help of a stranger. Several years later as the husband of a rich socialite he once saved from drowning, he is again bullied into taking part in an assassination but is saved by a Mafia lieutenant who helps fake the deaths. Circumstantial evidence still fingers him for the crimes, however, and it is up to Deputy District Attorney Jim MacDonald to dig for the truth. His investigation as well as a past love relationship will propel him into a desperate fight for his life, the lives of several others involved in the case, and justice. Filled with intense violence, knife-edge suspense, and possibly one of the longest car chases in literary history, Carnahans book has many of the elements of a bestseller. The author could very well have a hit on his hands.

Football Manager Stole My Life

20 Years of Beautiful Obsession

Author: Iain Macintosh,Kenny Millar,Neil White

Publisher: BackPage Press

ISBN: 0956497179

Category: Computer games

Page: 224

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Football Manager stole my life reveals the cult behind a computer game that, since its debut in 1992, has sold 20m copies and become a part of football culture.

Blood on Celluloid

Author: B.L. Morgan

Publisher: Speaking Volumes

ISBN: 1612320236

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Where do you go when there's nowhere you want to go? Who do you speak with when the only person you want to talk to is dead? Someone has killed his love, Sherry St. Claire; not only killed her but tortured her first. She had saved private investigator John Dark. She had pulled him out of a dark downward spiral, and now she is dead. Someone is going to pay, Dark will see to that. But this is John Dark, and this is East St. Louis, so this case, his most personal case yet, will be far from easy, it will be far from clean, and the twists, turns, bruises, and blood will just keep coming. But this is John Dark, and this is East St. Louis, and neither would have it any other way.

Cracked Hearts

Author: Linda Masemore Pirrung

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1491715723

Category: Fiction

Page: 266

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Some cracked hearts mend ... and some implode. For the residents of a usually quiet and peaceful neighborhood, life is about to change. Beneath the peaceful and seemingly law-abiding veneer lurks danger, violence, and a festering web of interconnected secrets, lust, and betrayal. Everyone has a secret, tucked away in a private place in their minds, safe from discovery.But dark forces at play will pry open these mental vaults, and soon no one's privacy will be protected. Hearts will shatter, lives will end, relationships will fall apart, and paranoia will sweep the shadows. Some will find perverse thrill in a forbidden love, and others will pay the price for it. Some will move from obsession to violence, and no one's life will be quite as logical as it was before.Every person who touches the life of another leaves a mark. Can neighbors Stephanie, John, and Meg help Ron, Hayley, and Dan conquer their inner demons in time? And will they ever learn the identity of the killer in their midst? Can Zach and Blythe's love survive the trauma?Does love truly conquer all--or does it destroy it?

Love That Never Dies

Author: Sabah Naji

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1543494218

Category: Fiction

Page: 730

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A story of love and sacrifice. John and Sarah In the suburbs of one of the major cities and behind the forests and valleys and towering mountain ranges hides a small village with a beautiful rural house of picturesque nature. It has a lot of farms to cultivate fruits, grapes, oranges, vegetables, and all that people desire with fresh nature air and beautiful scenery away from the noise of the city and the congestion of the street and air that is polluted all the time by vehicles’ fuel. Betrayal. Ron, the manager of the company and the one, likes Sarah, the daughter of the company director. The story shows how to become the enemy to Sam the director and his daughter after she refused to marry him and then how Ron used a group of unwanted people to carry out dangerous plans against them, and they lost all their possessions. Sarah coping with pressure. The book shows how Sarah managed to cope with the pressures and continue to reveal the truth and to realise them from jail in the end and then she got married to her lover after pressure and great suffering have gone through their lives and declared victory in the end.

Not a Mumblin' Word

Author: Hannah (Olevia') McCarty

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 141074096X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

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Lori Singer was eight years old when she watched in horror as her mother was raped and murdered. The picture of that event was etched in her mind. She couldn’t escape the memories no matter how hard she tried. Her father, Grant, found it impossible to cope after the death of his wife. After months of toiling with his wife’s death and Lori’s condition, he got drunk and drove his car into a train. He was killed instantly. Lori was adopted by her Uncle Monty, her mother’s twin brother, and his wife, Celia. Just as Lori was about to adapt and make the necessary transition in her life something brought back the horrifying event and sent her tail spinning out of control as the head and heart fought separate battles and neither would give an inch because her heart remembered what her mind couldn’t forget and she couldn’t say a mumblin’ word.

Feeling Unreal

Depersonalization Disorder and the Loss of the Self

Author: Daphne Simeon M.D.,Jeffrey Abugel

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199750408

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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"Everything feels unreal to me, like a dream...I feel detached, like a stranger to myself." These are quotes from actual people, experiencing something they don't understand. What they are saying is being heard by friends, families, and physicians today more than ever before. They do not simply suffer from anxiety, or depression, and they are not schizophrenic. They have found themselves trapped in a very real and singular disorder, yet few even know its name. Their enigmatic state of mind has been studied for more than 100 years, but only recently has it become clear how prevalent and how distinctive it really is. The condition is called Depersonalization Disorder, and Feeling Unreal is the first book to reveal what it's all about. This important volume explores not only Depersonalization, but the philosophical and literary implications of selflessness as well, while providing the latest research, possible treatments, and ways to live and thrive when life seems "unreal." For those who still believe that such experiences are merely part of something else, that depersonalization is just a symptom and not a disorder in its own right, Feeling Unreal presents compelling evidence to the contrary. This book provides long-awaited answers for people suffering from Depersonalization Disorder and their loved ones, for mental health professionals, and for all students of the condition, while serving as a wake up call to the medical community at large.

Everything They've Told You about Marketing Is Wrong

Author: Ron Shevlin

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615191843

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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71 Things You Need To Know To Navigate The World Of Marketing 2.0. Are you sick and tired of reading the same old blah, blah, blah from so-called marketing experts who just tell you stuff you already know?Then you need to read this book.A ""tell it like it is, and tell you what it means"" guide to cutting through the morass of bad advice and poorly thought out ideas regarding the new world of marketing.We could tell you more about it in this description, but if you move your good-for-nothing lazy hand to the left, you can browse through the book yourself.

Cassadaga

Spring Break

Author: William Collister

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595216366

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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A supernatural suspense thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat as five college students get more than they bargianed when they head for Daytona Beach and have wildest spring break vacation ever.