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By Susan Andersen

Las Vegas showgirl Carly Jacobsen retains studying the tough approach that her notion of enjoyable differs considerably from that of her neighbor Wolfgang Jones. convinced, he seems remarkable, and he turns out to have something for her legs, however the man's a robotic. So what's with their chemistry?

Wolf has a plan for his lifestyles, and it doesn't comprise discovering himself tempted through the freewheeling Carly…mile-high legs or now not. but in a second of weak point, the 2 notice not less than one sector the place they do either rejoice. yet outdoors the bed room the stakes are becoming greater, and love may perhaps come all the way down to a roll of the dice…

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Download A Woman of Property (Penguin Poets) by Robyn Schiff PDF

By Robyn Schiff

A new ebook from a poet whose paintings is "wild with mind's eye, unafraid, formidable, inventive" (Jorie Graham)

Located in a menacing, gothic panorama, the poems that contain A lady of Property draw formal and imaginitive barriers opposed to boundless mortal hazard, yet as all borders are weak, this ominous assortment finally phases an pressing and deeply imperiled boundary dispute the place haunting, phantasm, the presence of the previous, and disembodied voices merely extra unsettle questions of fabric and non secular ownership. it is a theatrical e-book of dilapidated homes and overgrown gardens, of passageways and thresholds, edges, prosceniums, unearthings, and root platforms. The volatile estate traces right here rove from heaven to hell, troubling percentage and frightening propriety within the identify of unfathomable propagation. Are the entire gates during this ebook folly? Are the partitions too simply scaled to carry something again or impose self-confinement? What won't a poem do to get to the opposite aspect?

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Download The River Beyond the World: A Novel by Janet Peery PDF

By Janet Peery

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1996
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Luisa Cantu is a woman from a Sierra Madre mountain village. After being impregnated in a fertility ritual of historical ofigin, she leaves Mexico to paintings within the Rio Grande Valley of Texas as a housemaid for Mrs. Eddie Hatch, a lady with a powerful will and a slim worldview. Their complicated relationship-by turns mystical and pragmnatic, severe and comic-reveals the numerous methods people can wound each other, the nautre of affection and sacrifice, and the potential of forgiveness.

Literary Awards
National booklet Award Finalist for Fiction (1996)

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Download The Homecoming (The Texas Brand, Book 9) by Maggie Shayne PDF

By Maggie Shayne

After witnessing a brutal crime, Jasmine Jones left city with not anything yet her seven-year-old son and the development blocks of a complete new id. And even supposing she hadn't intended to misinform the close-knit Texas manufacturers, claiming to be their new neighbor, Jenny Lee, used to be her in simple terms probability at survival. Jasmine inspiration her mystery was once secure - until eventually one model begun asking questions...

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Download Istanbul Noir (Akashic Noir) by Mustafa Ziyalan, Amy Spangler PDF

By Mustafa Ziyalan, Amy Spangler

<p class="MsoNormal">“[In Istanbul Noir] you get blown alongside the shore of the Bosporus within the filthy rich enclave of Bebek (Feryal Tilmac’s “Hitching within the Lodos”), hustled throughout the shadowy prior within the bustling Aksaray (Mustafa Ziyalan’s “Black Palace”), have your brain learn within the “haven for lowlifes” that's Siskinbakkal (Algan Sezginturedi’s “Around right here, Somewhere”) and thrown at the back of bars in Sagmacilar (Yasemin Aydinoglu’s “One between Us”).-- The Lead Miami Beach

A urban without delay historical and glossy, Istanbul is the quintessentially postcard-perfect city. yet don’t enable the beautiful vistas idiot you. For underneath its veneer because the assembly position of cultures, religions, and ethnicities lies a middle of darkness, seething with suppressed hope, boiling with frustration, and burning with a fervor for vengeance.

Brand-new tales from: Baris Mustecaplioglu, Muge Iplikci, Behcet Celik, Algan Sezginturedi, Ismail Guzelsoy, Hikmet Hukumenoglu, Lydia Lunch, Yasemin Aydinoglu, Riza Kirac, Sadik Yemni, Feryal Tilmac, Mehmet Bilal, Inan Cetin, Mustafa Ziyalan, Jessica Lutz, Tarkan Barlas, and others.

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Download Asiaten! Ein Liebesroman aus zwei Welten by Artur Hermann Landsberger PDF

By Artur Hermann Landsberger

In einem Gebiet Japans, in das Anfang des vergangenen Jahrhunderts kein Ausländer je seinen Fuß gesetzt hatte, wuchs Hana Tatsumi auf. Als Waise warfare sie ihrem Onkel übergeben worden, der sich sehr um sie bemühte. So übergab er sie weiter an Omasan Mori, die ihre eine bessere Ausbildung garantieren konnte, als die kleine Hana sie in jeder höheren Töchterschule hätte genießen können. Hana entwickelte sich in den folgenden Jahren ganz ausgezeichnet und wird das hübscheste Mädchen des Ortes. was once heißt des Ortes? Selbst die Großstädte des Landes würde sie bezaubern, und so überzeugt Omasan Mori den Onkel, Hana in Tokio oder Osaka zu einer Geisha zu machen, einer Geisha für die gehobenen Kreise. Dort angekommen, sprengt Hana alle Erwartungen. Sie erfüllt die Sehnsüchte bekannter Persönlichkeiten, darunter des Amerikaner John Adamson und des Prinzen aus dem Kaiserhaus. Aber keinen second vergisst sie ihren Freund aus Kinderzeiten, Taizo Hodsumi, der sich in ihrem Heimatort zu einem Künstler des Töpfereihandwerks entwickelt. Gibt es für beide jemals ein Wiedersehen?

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Download Tobys Zimmer by Pat Barker PDF

By Pat Barker

Was once macht der Krieg mit der Kunst - und die Kunst mit dem Krieg?

Elinor und Toby sind Schwester und Bruder, Freunde und engste Vertraute. Im Jahrhundertsommer 1912 verbringen sie eine Nacht gemeinsam in Tobys Zimmer. Ihr Geheimnis nimmt Elinor später mit an die Slade institution of good artwork in London, wo sie Kunst studiert, während Toby im Royal military scientific Corps in den Schützengräben Frankreichs dient.

1917 wird Toby als »Vermisst, vermutlich gefallen« gemeldet. Elinor stürzt in tiefe Trauer. Sie schließt sich als Assistentin dem Künstler und Chirurgen Henry Tonks an und beginnt, für ihn die zerstörten Gesichter von Soldaten zeichnerisch zu dokumentieren. In Tonks' Umfeld erwartet sie Aufschluss über Tobys Tod.

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Download Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich PDF

By Louise Erdrich

Appealing reissue of Louise Erdrich's most renowned novel, from probably the most celebrated American writers of her new release. Set on and round a North Dakota reservation, 'Love Medicine' tells of the intertwined fates of 2 households, the Lamartines and the Kashpaws. the ladies on the middle of this remarkable group are survivors in a harsh and tumultuous international, united and sustained via the energy and variety in their love - the candy fable of the flesh; the robust pull of blood ties; the love for the previous methods vying with the impossible to resist entice of the hot. Their voices mingle and mix to shape a continuing braided series of narratives which pulse with the sheer strength and drama of existence. Greeted with nice serious acclaim while first released in 1984, 'Love Medicine' received the united states nationwide publication Critics' Circle Award. Louise Erdrich has now considerably revised and accelerated the radical for this variation, to counterpoint its spouse novels, 'The Beet Queen, Tracks' and 'The Bingo Palace'.

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Download The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten PDF

By Teresa Toten

Two-time Governor General's Award nominee Teresa Toten is again with a compulsively readable new publication for teens!

When Adam meets Robyn at a help crew for children dealing with obsessive-compulsive disease, he's attracted to her virtually earlier than he can take a breath. He's decided to guard and protect her--to play Batman to her Robyn--whatever the associated fee. but if you're fourteen and the standard difficulties of facing divorced mom and dad and step-siblings are supplemented by way of the demanding situations of OCD, it's challenging to visualize your self falling in love. how will you have a "normal" courting while your lifestyles is so fraught with difficulties? And that's now not even to say the small topic of these threatening letters Adam's mom has began to obtain . . .

Teresa Toten units a few difficult and topical concerns opposed to the backdrop of a standard whodunit during this attractive new novel that readers will locate challenging to place down.

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Download The Supernatural Enhancments by Edgar Cantero PDF

By Edgar Cantero

What starts off as a shrewdpermanent, gothic ghost tale quickly evolves right into a wickedly twisted treasure hunt within the Supernatural improvements, Edgar Cantero's utterly unique, modern day adventure.

When twentysomething A., the unforeseen eu relative of the Wells family members, and his significant other, Niamh, a mute teenage lady with shockingly dyed hair, inherit the attractive yet eerie property of Axton condo, deep within the woods of aspect Bless, Virginia, it comes as a shock to everyone—including A. himself. finally, he by no means even knew he had a "second cousin, two times removed" in the United States, less that the eccentric gentleman had lately dedicated suicide by means of leaping out of the 3rd ground bed room window—at an analogous age and within the related method as his father had sooner than him . . .

Together, A. and Niamh fast come to suppose as though they've got inherited even more than simply a rambling domestic and a soft way of life. Axton home is haunted, they understand it, yet that's simply the end of the iceberg by way of the secrets and techniques they slowly yet definitely discover. Why all of the suicides? What turned of the Axton residence butler who fled almost immediately after his grasp died? What lurks within the backyard maze and what does the basement vault retain? And what of the rumors on the town a few mysterious collecting at Axton condo at the evening of the wintry weather solstice?

Told vividly via a chain of magazine entries, scrawled notes, recovered protection photos, letters to Aunt Liza, audio recordings, complex ciphers, or even ads, Edgar Cantero has written a blinding and unique supernatural event that includes vintage horror parts with a Neil Gaiman-ish twist.

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