Trial by Fire

Author: Anne Ireland

Publisher: Eternal Press

ISBN: 1897559313

Category: Haunted places

Page: N.A

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Ally has been ill and needs time to recover. But almost as soon as she arrives at the cottage where she intends to take respite, she finds herself in the midst of a haunting. The sudden scent of flowers, singing, and strange voices seem to follow her at every turn. Is this some strange hallucination related to her illness, or is Ally being haunted by a tragedy that happened in another time?

China's Trial by Fire

The Shanghai War of 1932

Author: Donald A. Jordan

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472111657

Category: History

Page: 309

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A vivid account of Japan's war on China in 1932

Trial by Fire

Author: Cara Putman

Publisher: Steeple Hill

ISBN: 1426841701

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Her mother's house was first. Then her brother's. County prosecutor Tricia Jamison is sure she's next on the arsonist's list. But who is after her family? And why does every fire throw her in Noah Brust's path? Noah can't forgive Tricia. Her failure to protect him on the stand the previous year meant his father's reputation was ruined. Yet every time the firefighter is near her, he's drawn to her again. The vulnerability she hides under her confident veneer surprises and moves him. Torn between Tricia's safety and his own bitterness, Noah belatedly remembers the first rule of firefighting: don't get burned.

Trial by Fire and Water

The Medieval Judicial Ordeal

Author: Robert Bartlett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781626549142

Category: History

Page: 192

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Although seemingly bizarre and barbaric in modern times, trial by ordeal-the subjection of the accused to undergo harsh tests such as walking over hot irons or being bound and cast into water-played an integral, and often staggeringly effective, role in justice systems for centuries. In Trial by Fire and Water, Robert Bartlett examines the workings of trial by ordeal from the time of its first appearance in the barbarian law codes, tracing its use by Christian societies down to its last days as a test for witchcraft in modern Europe and America. Bartlett presents a critique of recent theories about the operation and the decline of the practice, and he attempts to make sense of the ordeal as a working institution and to explain its disappearance. Finally, he considers some of the general historical problems of understanding a society in which religious beliefs were so fundamental. Robert Bartlett is Wardlaw Professor of Medieval History at the University of St. Andrews.

Trial by Fire

A Ryan Drake Novella

Author: Will Jordan

Publisher: Canelo

ISBN: 1788630637

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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In a tense and action-filled novella, Ryan Drake and his team must go to Ukraine to find a compromised CIA source – but is new unit member Keira Frost up to the job? Tech specialist Keira Frost has just graduated to the big leagues. But despite numerous commendations for outstanding achievement and a tour of duty under her belt, it’s a reputation for insubordination that precedes her with Agency field ops. Tasked with proving she can take orders and fit in, she’s eager to get started, but new CO Ryan Drake is not going to make that easy. As the team are sent to the wasteland of Pripyat, the town devastated by the disaster of Chernobyl, radiation is not the only danger waiting for them... Praise for Trial by Fire: ‘Great read ... I didn’t see the ending coming and I loved the strong female character’ Reader review 'The action soon starts and the twists keep coming. This is the first book I have read by this author and I will certainly look out for more' Reader review

Trial by Fire

Author: Alice Bliss

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595272037

Category: Fiction

Page: 258

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Secrets can be dangerous, but in the case of Raw Edge, they can be a good thing too. When the young band from Vancouver discovered that their new lead guitarist had a few secrets, they wondered if they had made the right choice. It didn't take them long to learn that they had. After all, music isn't the only thing the young band is doing.

Trial by Fire

Author: Don Pendleton

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459212584

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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When a plane filled with American cadets is shot down in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mack Bolan is sent to find the group. But he isn't the only one looking for them. With terrorists tracking them through the jungle and ready to ambush them at every turn, the rescue mission becomes a dangerous game of escape. As the enemy seems to be gaining strength, Bolan and the cadets are running out of places to hide. The soldier knows they have no choice but to stop running and face the terrorists head-on. With a group of untrained cadets as his backup against an entire army, winning seems impossible. But the Executioner's primed for battle—and ready to teach everyone a lesson in jungle warfare.