Category : Fiction
Editor : Siren-BookStrand
ISBN : 9781646372898
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Language : en
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[Siren LoveXtreme Forever: Erotic Romance, Menage, Romantic Suspense, Contemporary, Small Town, MFMM, HEA] Val hasn't dated in about two years. Not since having her heart broken by the man she thought she would spend the rest of her life with. She is scorned and heartbroken, unwilling to take a chance on any man again. So when she starts to have feelings for four older men, she is on guard and a bit untrusting, but soon Chase, Cedar, Hans and Vulta prove to be irresistible and she is more than willing to take a chance and see where this attraction leads. She doesn't expect the texts and calls from her ex and is determined to not let the man have a hold on her after all this time. She's a different woman then two years ago, and she is determined to make this new relationship work and ignores her ex. No one really takes him seriously until it's too late and he decides he wants Val back in his life for good. He is prepared to take her into hiding and never let her go. Dixie Lynn Dwyer is a Siren-exclusive author.

Category : Medical
Editor : National Academies Press
ISBN : 9780309452960
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Language : en
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In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also contribute to health inequities, as well as the historic and ongoing interplay of structures, policies, and norms that shape lives. When these factors are not optimal in a community, it does not mean they are intractable: such inequities can be mitigated by social policies that can shape health in powerful ways. Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity seeks to delineate the causes of and the solutions to health inequities in the United States. This report focuses on what communities can do to promote health equity, what actions are needed by the many and varied stakeholders that are part of communities or support them, as well as the root causes and structural barriers that need to be overcome.

Category : History
Editor : McFarland
ISBN : 0786455225
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The popular image of Scotland is dominated by widely recognized elements of Celtic culture. But a significant non–Celtic influence on Scotland’s history has been largely ignored for centuries? This book argues that much of Scotland’s history and culture from 1100 forward is Jewish. The authors provide evidence that many of the national heroes, villains, rulers, nobles, traders, merchants, bishops, guild members, burgesses, and ministers of Scotland were of Jewish descent, their ancestors originating in France and Spain. Much of the traditional historical account of Scotland, it is proposed, rests on fundamental interpretive errors, perpetuated in order to affirm Scotland’s identity as a Celtic, Christian society. A more accurate and profound understanding of Scottish history has thus been buried. The authors’ wide-ranging research includes examination of census records, archaeological artifacts, castle carvings, cemetery inscriptions, religious seals, coinage, burgess and guild member rolls, noble genealogies, family crests, portraiture, and geographic place names.

Category : Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
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ISBN : MINN:31951D02275088Q
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Language : en
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ISBN : 1729432808
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Language : en
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I left home ten years ago, promising myself I'd never return to the place where I had never been accepted. I was despised and ridiculed for circumstances completely beyond my control.But when my grandmother passes away, I'm forced to return to Kansas. I will have to face everyone who hated me. But they're not who I'm most afraid of.My biggest fear? Facing him. Jordan Marx. The boy I once loved more than life itself. The boy who defended me from them. The boy I'd disappeared on, leaving him nothing more than a horrible nasty lie and hastily scribbled note. When Jordan finds out the secret I have carried for so long, I'm in for the battle of my life. Or so I thought.I might have wandered for years on a path riddled with thorns but with Jordan by my side, taking the long road home means more than reuniting with the only man I've ever loved. It might just mean finding myself, and the family I never thought I could ever have along the way.

Category : Fiction
Editor : NavPress
ISBN : 9781496403520
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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After a failed dig in Honduras, aspiring archaeologist Casper Christiansen heads home to Minnesota to face his unresolved feelings for Raina Beaumont, the woman of his dreams. But when he arrives unannounced on her doorstep, he receives the shock of a lifetime: Raina is pregnant with someone else’s baby. Heartbroken, especially when he discovers the identity of the baby’s father, Casper tables his dreams and determines to be dependable for once, helping his older brother, Darek, prepare the family resort for its grand reopening. Casper longs to be the hero of at least one family story, but a never-ending Deep Haven winter and costly repairs threaten their efforts—and the future of the resort. Worse, one of Casper’s new jobs constantly brings him into contact with Raina, whom he can’t seem to forget. A tentative friendship begins to heal fresh wounds, but can they possibly overcome past mistakes and current choices to discover a future together?

Category : Religion
Editor : Hachette UK
ISBN : 9781444717242
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The #1 testimony book that every Christian needs to read. Despite the danger and threat of discovery, the ten Boom family courageously offered shelter to persecuted Jews during the Nazi occupation of Holland. Then a trap brought about the family's arrest. Could God's love shine through, even in Ravensbruck?

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ISBN : 9798693733251
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Language : en
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The members Mystic Caravan have Georgia on their minds as they land in Savannah ... and immediately find trouble.In a city full of ghosts, Poet Parker expects a few magical things to happen, but when an evil cult sacrifices a young woman on the beach next to their camp, things take a turn nobody was expecting. Thankfully, she's not alone for this fight.Zoe Lake-Winters is considered the most powerful mage in existence. She's brash, full of herself, and ready for a brawl. When she and her husband bring their daughter to the circus, Poet is immediately intrigued. She can feel the power rippling off Zoe, and it's the sort of power that can force a reckoning.The cult has magic, but it's not enough to frighten Poet. It's what they're protecting that has everybody in a tizzy. It seems there's a door to another plane, and the enemy trying to cross over to a world they were driven from is significant.With Zoe and her mouthy daughter Sami on the prowl, Mystic Caravan is in a tumultuous state. On top of her normal worries, Poet also has to contend with her boyfriend Kade Denton, who is delighted to have another mage to learn from even as he struggles to trust his new abilities.Magic is might, and there's magic bubbling at every corner of Mystic Caravan. That's a good thing because for the final fight they're going to need every ounce of it they can muster.Worlds are about to collide, and nobody will ever be the same again.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN : 9780375890505
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! Lina and Doon have led the citizens of Ember to an exciting new world. When they discover a village called Sparks, they are welcomed, fed, and given places to sleep. But the town’s resources are limited and it isn’t long before resentment begins to grow between the two groups. When mysterious acts of vandalism cause tempers to erupt, putting everyone’s lives in danger, it’s up to our two heroes to find the courage to stop the conflict and bring peace. Praise for the City of Ember books: Nominated to 28 State Award Lists! An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection A Kirkus Reviews Editors’ Choice A Child Magazine Best Children’s Book A Mark Twain Award Winner A William Allen White Children’s Book Award Winner “A realistic post-apocalyptic world. DuPrau’s book leaves Doon and Lina on the verge of undiscovered country and readers wanting more.” —USA Today “An electric debut.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “While Ember is colorless and dark, the book itself is rich with description.” —VOYA, Starred

Category : Psychology
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9780399536212
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Revised and updated, the classic guide to understanding borderline personality disorder includes the latest research on the neurobiological, genetic and developmental roots of the disorder as well as connections with substance abuse, PTSD, ADHD and eating disorders. Original.