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Holding Her Close

Author : Lexi Ryan
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An actress in danger. A bodyguard on a mission. A passion neither can resist. She's everything he detests about Hollywood. After spending my entire acting career being cast as the airhead, I finally have the serious role I've been dying for, and I screw it all up during a four martini dinner with my ex. Now, thanks to the morality clause in my contract, I might lose the role of a lifetime. My only hope is to convince the media (and my eccentrically conservative director) that I've entered a committed relationship. But when I use my brother's costume party to launch Operation Fake Fiancé, I end up in front of the camera with the wrong guy, leaving my reputation—and the fate of my career—at his mercy. Any other guy I could sweet talk into playing the supporting role I need, but not Officer Cade Watts. Not the man who hates everything about me. Not the man who would most revel in seeing me fail. He's everything she needs. I don't care how good it felt to have her in my arms. I don't care that I can't close my eyes without remembering the way she tastes or the sound of her moan. I want nothing to do with Janelle Crane. Her scheme to fake an engagement to save her own career is exactly the kind of manipulative Hollywood crap I left LA to escape. But when her fan mail turns threatening and the tragedies befalling her former co-stars seem to be anything but coincidence, everything changes. Now I don't just want to play the part of Janelle's fake fiancé, I demand it. I won't let my jaded heart cost me another case. I may not trust Janelle but I do care, and the only way I know she's safe is if I'm holding her close.

Holding Her Down

Author : Samantha XM
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Holding Her Down! All of the essentials to support someone behind bars. Brought to you by Jungle Journals part of INCARCERATE MY BODY BUT NEVER MY MIND!

Holding On Upside Down

Author : Linda Leavell
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Winner of the Plutarch Award for the Best Biography of 2013 A mesmerizing and essential biography of the modernist poet Marianne Moore The Marianne Moore that survives in the popular imagination is dignified, white-haired, and demure in her tricorne hat; she lives with her mother until the latter's death; she maintains meaningful friendships with fellow poets but never marries or falls in love. Linda Leavell's Holding On Upside Down—the first biography of this major American poet written with the support of the Moore estate—delves beneath the surface of this calcified image to reveal a passionate, canny woman caught between genuine devotion to her mother and an irrepressible desire for personal autonomy and freedom. Her many poems about survival are not just quirky nature studies but acts of survival themselves. Not only did the young poet join the Greenwich Village artists and writers who wanted to overthrow all her mother's pieties but she also won their admiration for the radical originality of her language and the technical proficiency of her verse. After her mother's death thirty years later, the aging recluse transformed herself, against all expectations, into a charismatic performer and beloved celebrity. She won virtually every literary prize available to her and was widely hailed as America's greatest living poet. Elegantly written, meticulously researched, critically acute, and psychologically nuanced, Holding On Upside Down provides at last the biography that this major poet and complex personality deserves.

Holding Her Hand

Author : Sylvia Mintz
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"Brian is the perfect example of a true friend--and to so many. Enter Miss Thang is his story, filled with humor and passion for his work and the people he loves the most. A diva indeed, but it's a title he's definitely earned by managing to survive almost thirty years in Hollywood, cushioned by intelligence, flamboyance, gut instinct, loyalty, and, most of all, his sense of humor." --Vanessa Williams, multi-platinum recording artist and star of stage, television, and film "In this book, Brian Edwards sets an example of giving and commitment that creates a standard for all of us to follow as to what a friend should truly be. I'm so proud of his life and legacy." --Sam Haskell, former worldwide head of television at the William Morris Agency "Brian Edwards is my favorite diva of all time. I have worked with him on many Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies, which have given us both tears of happiness and tears from the laughter he brings out in me when working on these legendary events." --Ana Martinez, producer for Hollywood Walk of Fame "Brian is one of the kindest, funniest, and most supportive people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. He always takes good care of me stateside, like my fairy godmother! It's clear to see just how treasured, loved and respected Brian is and deservedly so." --Matt Cardle, multi-platinum recording artist "Having gotten to know Brian over the years I have come to realize his own personal story is as interesting as those of many of his famous friends and clients. He's fiercely loyal, outrageously funny, and generous to a fault." --Pam Tillis, CMA and Grammy Award-winning recording artist "Enter Miss Thang encapsulates more than a man's wild and wonderful adventures in Hollywood, but reveals a dynamic and brilliant colleague and friend with a zest for life and all things fun and fabulous." --Mirjana Van Blaricom, president of the International Press Academy "I have known Brian for almost twenty years. His enthusiasm and support of talent in this industry is incomparable. No one even comes close! He's also a dedicated friend who has always been there for me and so many others, when it truly mattered the most." --Ali Landry, actress and spokesperson

Road to Grimpaitra

Author : Tiffany C. Carlton
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Family is Important Although Dion and Danica look similar, they are far from being the same. Forced together by their looks and an overprotective mother, their relationship has been secretly suffering for years. Danica has all but had it until, one day, powers that had lay dormant for years manifest themselves. This leads them to cross dimensions to meet their father in their homeland, testing both girls' powers along the way when they get separated after an attack. Will they be reunited? Why were their powers hidden for so long? Find out in this adventure of a lifetime. -------- What have readers said? - "Very thrilling and suspenseful. Just truly amazing. I love the story. You should write more books!" - "A unique coming of age story for two magical twins." - "An adventure about what it means to find yourself."

Holding Her Down

Author : Jack London
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Z Topia

Author : Suzanne Robb
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Firm leaders are dying, being taken out by an unknown enemy. The epidemic created by greedy corporations has grown out of control and the world is now a zombie utopia. Ally Lane wakes up aboard a cargo ship dazed and confused. She has survived the explosion of the Betty Loo only to discover she's in more danger than ever. The captain has a hold full of zombies and the doctor on board is out for himself. The reality of what is happening hits her when she sees a map of the infected areas. Armed with the truth, Ally must find a way to let as many people know what is really going on. She runs into a snag when the captain betrays her, turning her over to an enemy from a past she'd rather not remember. Mark Richards, the man responsible for who she is, takes her to his compound. She ignores his attempts at talking, the anger inside bubbling over when she realizes he is the one responsible for the death of all her friends and her fiancé, Marcus, on the Betty Loo. She fights her way free, only to find herself in the middle of hell. Charlie Myers, a former friend turned enemy from her past shows up and with the help of him and his men they escape. Ally doesn’t know who to trust, but has to play the game long enough to stay alive, figure out what's happening, and get a message out to those left. Joseph Erdman is the head of the Israeli Firm, but abandons his post when the undead close in. He heads for America and the one person who can help him, Ally. In a remote location, several forces collide and Ally must side with former enemies and turn her back on friends in order to save what's left of the world. Joseph has a plan, but he doesn’t share all of the details. While Ally and a team of mercenaries try to get him to the Old House so he can claim the Presidency and give people guidance in the time of crisis, another foe is heading directly for them. Ally finds the Old House and another structure where men in uniforms are taking a stand. Joseph has gone missing and her opportunities to broadcast the truth are gone. She knows nuclear weapons were part of the plan and decides to get to them first.

The Count Family of Avengers Battle Their Way to Victory

Author : Tabitha K. Scaife
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Open your minds; my adventurous readers, to the world of the count family of warriors. Their story begins in 1900, within a remote town; Known as abandoned town, in Transylvania. Their lives engage as a result of all the children of the village being abandoned abruptly and mysteriously by their parents, which eventually leads to every child living within the local orphanage being ran by three evil guardian nuns name Angeline, Victoria and Magdalene, living within the orphanage among the children were two evil twins by the names of Allison and Amanda. These sisters Were evil, deceptive and manipulative so they got along very well with the three evil nuns because they lived to taunt and sabotage their peers. All The other children; who added up to eighteen, minus the evil twins suffered much mental and physical abuse at the hands Of these three evil nuns. The only support the rest of the children had within the orphanage was a good nun named Sister Kathleen; she also was despised and tormented By the three evil nuns oftentimes Sister Kathleen would risk her own safety to protect the safety of the children in the orphanage. In many ways she felt Responsible for their immense suffering, yet eventually throughout their menacing trials things began to look in favor for Sister Kathleen and the defenseless Children of the abandoned town orphanage. A mere bite; on the neck of the oldest child Shartise, before she and her siblings were captured and forced into Living at the orphanage would later be revealed as the bite that could end all their misery as well as offer them eternal freedom, But at what cost? From this point the mystery unravels; count Zairian surfaces to claim his bride and avenge his maker as the Demeaned count Carrion lay in wait to avenge his son and claim his Countess and entire entourage. The plot thickens as the revelations Take place of whom and what each child represents as a part of an immortal bloodline of vampires and vampire tresses. Their new Identity waits to be discovered inside.

Memoir of Shadows Redemption

Author : Darren Hollinshead
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The final chapter of the survivors story, they face the end knowing what comes. They continue forward regardless of the wreckage they leave behind. The war they started reaches desperate times.They must now not only rally each other but the entire galaxy. Their journey during this eventually leads them to their ending. They realise that not all stories have a happy ending. Every story has an ending, this is there's.

The Twelve Tissue Remedies of Sch ssler

Author : W. Boericke
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Comprising the Theory, Therapeutical Application, Materia Medica, and a Complete Repertory of These Remedies.

Childhood Brain Spinal Cord Tumors

Author : Tania Shiminski-Maher
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Childhood Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors includes detailed and medically reviewed information about both benign and malignant brain and spinal cord tumors that strike children and adolescents. In addition, it offers day-to-day practical advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, family and friends, school, social and financial issues, and communication. Woven among the medical details and the practical advice are the voices of parents and children who have lived with cancer and its treatments. As many parents have already found, advice from "veteran" parents can be a lifeline. Woven among the medical details and the practical advice are the voices of parents and children who have lived with cancer and its treatments. As many parents know, advice from "veteran" parents can be a lifeline. Obtaining a basic understanding of topics such as medical terminology, how drugs work, common side effects of chemotherapy, and how to work more effectively with medical personnel improves the quality of life for the whole family. Having parents describe their own emotional ups and downs, how they coped, and how they molded their family life around hospitalizations can be a tremendous comfort. Just knowing that there are other kids on chemotherapy who refuse to eat anything but tacos or who have frequent rages can make one feel less alone. Parents who read this book will find understandable medical infomation, obtain advice that eases their daily life, and feel empowered to be strong advocates for their child. It also contains a personal treatment summary and long-term follow-up guide for your child to keep as a permanent record.

Holding Their Own V The Alpha Chronicles

Author : Joe Nobody
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Word of Alpha's recovery spreads throughout the region. The news is welcomed by most - but not all. Some see the small Texas town as a threat, others want to dominate the prosperous community. Often, it's difficult to discern friend from foe, and miscommunication can be deadly. The legendary range wars of the early American West were brutal, bloody affairs. Water was often an excuse for the skirmishes, but rarely was it the true root of conflict. Political competition, an unquenchable thirst for power, and poor communications were the real catalysts for these violent struggles. In the post-apocalyptic world of Bishop and Terri, circumstances are ripe for history to repeat. Electricity replaces water as the point of contention, the new world on the brink of falling into violent chaos, just like in the past. The issues run in tandem, human nature apparently unchanged in 200 years. Join the citizens of post-collapse West Texas as they struggle to rebuild and improve their lives. It's a journey filled with the joy of success and fraught with the peril of defeat.

Lioness Rampant

Author : Tamora Pierce
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Having achieved her dream of becoming the first female knight errant, Alanna of Trebond is not sure what to do next. She has triumphed in countless bloody battles, and her adventures are already legendary. Perhaps being a knight errant is not all that Alanna needs . . . But Alanna must push her uncertainty aside when she is challenged with the impossible. She must recover the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem with enormous power for good - in the right hands. And she must work fast. Tortall is in great danger, and Alanna's arch-enemy, Duke Roger, is back, and more powerful than ever. In this final book of the Song of the Lioness quartet, Alanna discovers through fierce combat and ceaseless searching that she indeed has a future worthy of her mythic past - both as a warrior and as a woman.

Blink Caution

Author : Tim Wynne-Jones
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Two street kids get tangled in a plot over their heads - and risk an unexpected connection - in this heart-pounding thriller by Tim Wynne-Jones. (Age 14 and up) Boy, did Blink get off on the wrong floor. All he wanted was to steal some breakfast for his empty belly, but instead he stumbled upon a fake kidnapping and a cell phone dropped by an "abducted" CEO, giving Blink a link to his perfect blonde daughter. Now Blink is on the run, but it’s OK as long as he’s smart enough to stay in the game and keep Captain Panic locked in his hold. Enter a girl named Caution. As in "Caution: Toxic." As in "Caution: Watch Your Step." She’s also on the run, from a skeezy drug-dealer boyfriend and from a nightmare in her past that won’t let her go. When she spies Blink at the train station, Caution can see he’s an easy mark. But there’s something about this naïve, skinny street punk, whom she only wanted to rob, that tugs at her heart, a heart she thought deserved not to feel. Charged with suspense and intrigue, this taut novel trails two deeply compelling characters as they forge a blackmail scheme that is foolhardy at best, disastrous at worst - along with a fated, tender partnership that will offer them each a rare chance for redemption.

Holding Out For a Hero

Author : Caroline Anderson
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Lights… Five years ago Ben Maguire wasn't just a good doctor, he was a brilliant doctor. Since then he has been living the life of his new persona—as a daring and courageous TV presenter. Now Ben is about to face his toughest assignment yet. Camera… In the last episode of Unsung Heroes he must follow the fast—paced life of beautiful E.R. nurse Meg Fraser. But Meg can't help noticing that Ben freezes at the first sign of an emergency. Reaction… The chemistry sizzles between them, and Ben knows he can't hide the truth from her forever. Whatever he's hiding, Meg realizes that he has to deal with it before he can fi nd room in his heart for their future. And she's prepared to wait…no matter how long it takes!

Holding the Dream

Author : Nora Roberts
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In the second book of Nora Roberts’s Dream Trilogy, the ever practical Kate Powell finds her career sidetracked by a scandal—one that will teach her the value of family, friendship, and love… Surrounded by the sweeping cliffs and beauty of Big Sur, Kate Powell treasured both her life at Templeton House and the family who raised her like one of their own. Although Kate lacked Margo’s beauty and Laura’s elegance, she knew she had something they would never possess—a shrewd head for business. Driven by ambition, Kate measured her life’s success with each soaring promotion. But now faced with professional impropriety, Kate is forced to look deep within herself—only to find something missing in her life...and in her heart. Don't miss the other books in the Dream Trilogy Daring to Dream Finding the Dream


Author : Haslyn Parris
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This book was first published nearly two decades ago in 1994. At that time, it was deemed politic to use a pseudonym, Geo Brandon, for the author's name. The objective of the book was, and still is, to highlight some of the vulgarities in which life abounds, and to suggest that there are humorous paths through them. Time has not changed any of this, but it has given courage to the author to no longer feel the need for the protection of camouflage. There has not been much change to the text in this most recently published edition, and the stories remain as titillating and outlandish as they were originally conceived.

Lone Wolf s Lady

Author : Judy Duarte
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"Inspirational historical romance"--Spine.

A Vision of Fire

Author : Gillian Anderson
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A Vision of Fire is the explosive first novel from iconic X-Files star Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling author Jeff Rovin: “Fans of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child will find a lot to like” (Publishers Weekly). Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her son, and a lackluster dating life. Her world is suddenly upturned when Maanik, the daughter of India’s ambassador to the United Nations starts speaking in tongues and having violent visions. Maanik’s parents are sure that her fits have something to do with the recent assassination attempt on her father—a shooting that has escalated nuclear tensions between India and Pakistan to dangerous levels—but when children start having similar outbursts around the world, Caitlin begins to think that there’s a stranger force at work. In Haiti, a student claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy suddenly and inexplicably bursts into flame. On the Pakistan border, a young man feels a burning in his chest and, against his will, opens fire on Indian troops. With Asia on the cusp of nuclear war, Caitlin must race across the globe and uncover the supernatural links between these seemingly unrelated cases in order to save her patient—and perhaps the world. The first in a series, A Vision of Fire is a pulse-pounding thriller that will leave you gasping for more.

Throw Out Fifty Things

Author : Gail Blanke
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"A perfect guide to getting the non-essentials out of the way, so that simple joys can make their way into our lives." -- Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to Love "If you want to grow, you gotta let go," is the mantra that bestselling author, columnist, and life coach Gail Blanke lives by. That means eliminating all the clutter - physical and emotional - that holds you back, weighs you down, or just makes you feel bad about yourself. In Throw Out Fifty Things she takes us through each room of the house - from the attic to the garage - and even to the far reaches of our minds. Through poignant and humorous stories, she inspires us to get rid of the "life plaque" we've allowed to build-up there. That junk drawer (you know that drawer) in the kitchen? Empty it! Those old regrets? Throw 'em out! That make-up from your "old" look? Toss it! That relationship that depresses you? Dump it! Once you've hit fifty (you'll be surprised how easy it is to get there) and once you've thrown out that too-tight belt and too-small view of yourself, you'll be ready to step out into the clearing and into the next, and greatest, segment of your life.