Face The Fire

Face The Fire Author Nora Roberts
ISBN-10 9780748118793
Year 2010-11-04
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Mia Devlin knows what it's like to love with all your heart - and then watch your love walk away. Years ago, she and Sam Logan shared a bond built on passion, legend and fate. Then one day Sam fled Three Sisters Island, leaving Mia determined to live without love. Now Sam has returned, with hopes of winning back her affections. Angry, hurt and deeply confused, Mia refuses to admit she still has feelings for him. But she will need his help - and his powers - to face a terrifying challenge. There is only one chance left to save the island from a centuries old curse. Mia and Sam must find a way back to each other again - or lose everything.

Afrontar el Fuego Face the Fire

Afrontar el Fuego  Face the Fire Author Nora Roberts
ISBN-10 8466368604
Year 2007-06-15
Pages 427
Language es
Publisher Punto De Lectura
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Mia Devlin knows too well what it means to love with all her heart and see the love of her life leave. Many years back, she was tied to Sam Logan by a triangle of passion, legend and destiny. But one day he fled from the Three Sisters Island leaving her sunken in memories and resignation. One decade later, Sam returns with the intention of recovering his old love. But this is not the only challenge from the past. Mia will have to confront the greatest challenge of her life: she and Sam must join forces to win over darkness forever.

Across The Face Of The World

Across The Face Of The World Author Russell Kirkpatrick
ISBN-10 9780730491354
Year 2010-12-01
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Australia
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From a tiny snowbound village, five men and women begin a dangerous quest to challenge darkness, fulfill a prophecy and change the course of their world's history. For 2000 years, Kannwar, the Immortal Destroyer, Lord of Bhrudwo, has been planning revenge on the Most High. Mahnum has escaped the Destroyer's prison, but on his way home to Loulea, he and his wife are captured. His sons, Leith and Hal, set off in pursuit with a small group of villagers to free their parents and to warn their world of the coming war. But not all of the Company agree that so few can make a difference.or think that anyone will listen to them. Across the Face of the World is a remarkable feat of storytelling - a dazzling epic from a stunning new talent.

Standing in the Fire

Standing in the Fire Author Tom Doyle
ISBN-10 9780718089214
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Christian Publishing
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Not Even ISIS Can Scare Them Off Followers of Christ need to relearn what it means to stand courageously for their faith rather than merely survive in a climate of fear. Instead of motivating believers to action, today’s headlines appear to be paralyzing them. Standing in the Fire demonstrates the church triumphant through the lives of people who stood strong and didn’t run away in the face of overwhelming danger. These Middle Eastern heroes of faith fear God more than terrorist groups like ISIS. Supported by Tom Doyle’s commentary on events, the stories included show how these Christians are not living as victims, but victors in Christ.

Dance Upon The Air

Dance Upon The Air Author Nora Roberts
ISBN-10 9780748118779
Year 2010-09-02
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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When Nell Channing arrives on Three Sisters Island, she dares to hope she's found refuge from the life of terror she has left behind. But even in this quiet sanctuary, Nell remains alert to danger. Concealing her true identity, she takes a job at the local bookstore-café - and begins to explore her feelings for Sheriff Zack Todd. As Nell starts her new life, she discovers that the island suffers under a terrible curse. It can only be lifted by the descendants of the Three Sisters, the witches who settled on the island in 1692. Haunted by her past, and with the help of two gifted women, Nell must find the power to save her home, her love and herself...

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time Author James Baldwin
ISBN-10 9780141963778
Year 1990-01-25
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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The landmark work on race in America from James Baldwin, whose life and words are immortalized in the Oscar-nominated film I Am Not Your Negro 'We, the black and the white, deeply need each other here if we are really to become a nation' James Baldwin's impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare' in America was a bestseller when it appeared in 1963, galvanising a nation and giving voice to the emerging civil rights movement. Told in the form of two intensely personal 'letters', The Fire Next Time is at once a powerful evocation of Baldwin's early life in Harlem and an excoriating condemnation of the terrible legacy of racial injustice. 'Sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle ... all presented in searing, brilliant prose' The New York Times Book Review 'Baldwin writes with great passion ... it reeks of truth, as the ghettoes of New York and London, Chicago and Manchester reek of our hypocrisy' Sunday Times 'The great poet-prophet of the civil rights movement ... his seminal work' Guardian

Face Reading in Chinese Medicine

Face Reading in Chinese Medicine Author Lillian Bridges
ISBN-10 9780702051920
Year 2012-07-10
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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An exciting new, full-colour edition of Face Reading in Chinese Medicine featuring over 200 colour photographs and practical instructions on how to conduct a face reading! Face reading has been part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for many centuries, and Professor Lillian Bridges is a popular academic and international lecturer on the subject who gained her fascinating knowledge through her family line of Master Face Readers in China. Based on an understanding of the shapes, markings and features of a face, practitioners can learn about the health and life of a patient relating to the principles of Chinese medicine. In addition to understanding how the body's internal functions - physical, psychological and emotional - can be seen on a face, practitioners can also learn how to evaluate Shen to understand non-verbal expressions. Technical and detailed information is presented in an upbeat, insightful and highly readable manner. This was the first book to focus on the deeper aspects of face reading and diagnosis, this edition includes ancient Taoist knowledge regarding the Original Face and Facial Jing and Qi markers which have previously only been taught through the oral tradition. Clear discussions demonstrate how this technique can be used as a supplement to other diagnostic tools in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Engaging, insightful, highly readable text is written by a well-known and experienced lecturer in the field. Extensive illustrations give you a clear understanding of theories and techniques. A focus on the deeper aspects of face reading and diagnosis helps readers become more conscious of their actions, reactions, and the health consequences of behavior.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies Author William Golding
ISBN-10 9780571267385
Year 2012-03-15
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Faber & Faber
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Since it was first published in 1954, William Golding's classic debut novel has remained a stark allegory of civilization, survival, and human nature. As dystopian stories like Hunger Games and Battle Royale surge in popularity, this haunting tale of a group of young boys stranded on a desert island still captivates schoolchildren around the world, raising timeless and profound questions about how easily society can slip into chaos and savagery when rules and order have been abandoned. When a plane crashes on a remote island, a small group of schoolboys are the sole survivors. From the prophetic Simon and virtuous Ralph to the lovable Piggy and brutish Jack, each of the boys attempts to establish control as the reality- and brutal savagery-of their situation sets in. A teacher himself, Golding clearly understood how to interest children with a gripping story and strong, sympathetic characters. The novel serves as a catalyst for thought-provoking discussion and analysis of universal issues, not only concerning the capabilities of humans for good and evil and the fragility of moral inhibition, but beyond. The boys' struggle to find a way of existing in a community with no fixed boundaries invites readers to evaluate the concepts involved in social and political constructs and moral frameworks. Symbolism is strong throughout, revealing both the boys' capacity for empathy and hope, as well as illuminating the darkest corners of the human spirit. Ideas of community, leadership, and the rule of law are called into question as the reader has to consider who has a right to power, why, and what the consequences of the acquisition of power may be. Often compared to Catcher in the Rye, Lord of the Flies also represents a coming-of-age story of innocence lost.

The End of the Unrepentant

The End of the Unrepentant Author J. Webb Mealy
ISBN-10 9781621895176
Year 2012-12-24
Pages 258
Language en
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
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The End of the Unrepentant stands as the most thorough exegetical analysis of the biblical teachings about the fate of the unrepentant ever written. Following up the author's acclaimed monograph, After the Thousand Years: Resurrection and Judgment in Revelation 20, this study makes use of the nexus of the Isaiah Apocalypse (Isa 24-27) and Revelation 20 as a paradigm or interpretive lens through which to understand the teachings of the Psalms, the Prophets, Jesus, and the NT about resurrection, judgment, and the divergent futures of the faithful and the unrepentant. The question of whether "hell" is everlasting has been a topic of interest for many decades now among evangelicals, and the controversy has only intensified in recent years. Many Christians feel uneasy about the idea of everlasting torment, but their belief in the authority of Scripture leaves them feeling that this doctrine is inescapable. The End of the Unrepentant is written for them. It mounts a unique, positive exegetical argument for annihilationism--an argument so thoroughly founded on the prophetic words of Jesus, Isaiah, and John that it shifts the exegetical burden of proof to those who would wish, for theological reasons, to affirm everlasting torment.

Cedar City Rendezvous

Cedar City Rendezvous Author Douglas Savage
ISBN-10 9781590772188
Year 2013-11-07
Pages 158
Language en
Publisher M. Evans
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Most folks would not trifle with the Hart brothers. Such folks walked. Some folks did not know better. They are planted—not so deep as to keep the cold of the high country from their bones, but deep enough to keep the wolves from their place of repose. That would do. They were well known as gun men, as shootists, as bounty hunters. Their first loyalty was for each other. Their honor was kept for themselves. Wherever they rode the people knew them and their deadly skills. The Hart brothers were going to the Cedar City Rendezvous. The territory was infested with renegades and outlaws; nearly all of them far less honorable and far more rapacious than the very capable Hart brothers. Death and rape and robbery seemed to come out of the ground with the rippling heat like surf against a shore. There seemed to be little that the law and decent citizens could do to stem the tide . . . Until the sheriff of Cedar City, Utah Territory, decided to let the criminal element take care of itself and send out invitations to the Rendezvous. Hundreds of killers showed up. “You are all here by invitation. There be five miles ‘tween here and town. The object is for you to get from here to there . . . alive enough to claim the fortune in gold. Those of you what make it that far will get an equal share. And the Governor’s unconditional pardon goes with the loot.” A murmur ran thorough the great company armed to its blackened teeth, Some of the shootists thought of saloons and every painted woman between Memphis and Frisco. The Hart Brothers thought of fertile farm land where a body could take root and grow along with crops and children, :Men, the rules be simple: Every man for hisself from here to the edge of town. You have until I get to town to find your place and cover. When I signal with my rifle, this shoot starts!” Before the sheriff was out of sight, the throng exploded in all directions toward rocky hills, scrub brush cover, and small box canyons. For fifteen long minutes there was silence. Then a shot rolled lazily through the stifling hear. A heartbeat later, the thin air erupted with musketry. In the first moments of the Cedar City Rendezvous, a dozen men fell from their saddles and dropped to the salty ground.

Brain on Fire

Brain on Fire Author Susannah Cahalan
ISBN-10 9781451621396
Year 2012-11-13
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she’d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career at a major New York newspaper. Now she was labeled violent, psychotic, a flight risk. What happened? In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family’s inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. “A fascinating look at the disease that…could have cost this vibrant, vital young woman her life” (People), Brain on Fire is an unforgettable exploration of memory and identity, faith and love, and a profoundly compelling tale of survival and perseverance that is destined to become a classic.

Star Trek The Original Series Crucible Spock The Fire and the Rose

Star Trek  The Original Series  Crucible  Spock  The Fire and the Rose Author David R. George III
ISBN-10 9781416531067
Year 2006-11-28
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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IN A SINGLE MOMENT ...the lives of three men will be forever changed. In that split second, defined paradoxically by both salvation and loss, they will destroy the world and then restore it. Much had come before, and much would come after, but nothing would color their lives more than that one, isolated instant on the edge of forever. IN A SINGLE MOMENT ...Spock, displaced in time, watches his closest friend heed his advice by allowing the love of his life to die in a traffic accident, thereby preserving Earth's history. Returning to the present, however, Spock confronts other such crises, and chooses instead to willfully alter the past. Challenged by the thorny demands of his logic, he will have to find a way to face his conflicting decisions. IN A SINGLE MOMENT ...that stays with Spock, he preserved the timeline at the cost of Jim Kirk's happiness. Now, the death of that friend will cause Spock to reexamine the fundamental choices he has made for his own life. Unwilling to accept his feelings of loss and regret, he will seek that which has previously eluded him: complete mastery of his emotions. But while his quest for the perfect geometry of total logic will move him beyond his remorse, another loss will bring him full circle to once more face the fire he has never embraced.