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Keep Talking Japanese Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

By Helen Gilhooly
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Helen Gilhooly
If you already have the basics and want to learn more Japanese, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Japanese.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-making business introductions-having formal conversations-staying in a Japanese inn-eating in a Japanese restaurant-visiting a fish market-talking about your daily routine-discussing the weather-talking about past events-giving permission-making a thank you speech.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Japanese with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner Japanese course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking Japanese - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

By Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham
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Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham
If you already have the basics and want to learn more Brazilian Portuguese, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Brazilian Portuguese.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-staying at a hotel-meeting people-talking about sports and hobbies-shopping at the market-talking on the phone-going to a restaurant-shopping for clothes-going out for the evening-reporting a theft-booking an excursion.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Brazilian Portuguese with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner Brazilian Portuguese course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Kirstie's Christmas Crafts

By Kirstie Allsopp
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Kirstie Allsopp
Hand-make your perfect Christmas with KirstieNothing shows how much you love someone more than a handmade gift, card or decoration. And the pleasure is just as much in the planning and making as it is in giving and receiving. In this ultimate celebration of Christmas, Kirstie has brought together over 50 of her favourite festive projects to make, bake and create.
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A Kind of Intimacy

By Jenn Ashworth
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Jenn Ashworth
Annie is obese, lonely and hopeful. Armed with self-help books, her cat and a collection of cow-shaped milk jugs, she moves into her new home and sets about getting to know the neighbours, especially the man next door. She ignores her neighbour's inconvenient girlfriend, but it's not quite as easy for Annie to dismiss her own past. As Annie's murky history of violence, secrets and sexual mishaps catches up with her, she cannot see that she has done anything wrong. She's just doing what any good neighbour would do, after all...
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Kate of Clyve Shore

By Lena Kennedy
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Lena Kennedy
Living in poverty in the Kentish marshes, young Kate dreams of a life of abundance and riches in the castle that towers over her village. So when the beautiful Lady Evelyn descends, requesting Kate to be her personal maidservant at the castle, it looks like the first stage of a dream come true.But there are blackhearted men to contend with, evil in thought and deed, and they have a sophistication well beyond that of anyone Kate has encountered before. And when her one true love, Tom the fisherman, returns from sailing the seven seas, it is to a very different Kate from the one he left behind . . .
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Kinvara Wives

By Christine Marion Fraser
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Christine Marion Fraser
Still wounded by her husband's affair with Morna Jean Sommero - an affair ended only by Morna Jean's tragically early death - Hannah Sutherland struggles to make a life for herself in Kinvara's close-knit community. At least she is coming to terms with the fact that her son, Andy, suffers from cerebral palsy, and is learning to love the boy despite his disability. The rugged beauty of the coast is a comfort and solace to Hannah, but can she reconcile herself to the fact that to Rob, she's always been second best and probably always would be.'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap off the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
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Kinvara Summer

By Christine Marion Fraser
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Christine Marion Fraser
It is 1931 and the villagers of Kinvara are welcoming newcomers into their close-knit community. Schoolteacher Catherine Dunbar takes a great interest in the welfare and education of Andy Sutherland, who has cerebral palsy - and comes to have more than a passing interest in his father, Rob. Joshua Bowman is a less popular arrival, as he tries to force his strict principles and beliefs on his neighbours; and his wife Miriam - a native of Kinvara - has a dramatic effect on Johnny Lonely, to whom she was once married.But it is mainly on the children of Kinvara that the novel focuses, as they delight in the freedom and adventure of the beautiful coastal area, and grapple with the first stirrings of young and innocent love.'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
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Kinvara Affairs

By Christine Marion Fraser
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Christine Marion Fraser
It is 1936 and the children of Kinvara are growing up fast. Vaila Sutherland, a born romantic, vows she will never marry until she finds a love as deep as her father's for her mother. Two young men make a play for her heart - will she choose the right one?Andy Sutherland, Vaila's half brother, finds new doors opening despite the cerebral palsy that he has suffered since birth; while nine-year-old Essie, the joy of her mother's life, revels in a world of make-believe and wonder. Cruel Joshua Bowman continues his reign of terror but, as they grow up, his children find ways of thwarting his wishes. When Miriam, too, at last defies him, it has tragic consequences.Heartbreak and horror mingle with tears of joy and, as always, the villagers fight and laugh their way through this enchanting novel, adding many colourful contributions in their unique and inimitable way.'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
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Kinvara

By Christine Marion Fraser
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Christine Marion Fraser
It is December 1922, and the keepers of the Kinvara Light, an impressive lighthouse just off the rugged west coast of Scotland, are home for Christmas after three bleak months away from their families. Robert Sutherland, deputy head keeper, finds little comfort at home: his wife Hannah is embittered by her isolation, by the tragedy of her infant son's cerebral palsy and by her husband's long absences. Rob find solace in the arms of Morna Jean Sommero, whose warmth and love compensate for his sterile marriage.Christine Marion Fraser has created a vivid Scottish village and peopled it with memorable characters. The spirited and engaging folk of Kinvara, whose fates are shaped by the harsh landscape and the rugged coast on which they live, will move, entrance, and linger in the memory.'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
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King's Croft

By Christine Marion Fraser
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Christine Marion Fraser
When Jamie King Grant, the travelling man, gives up his wandering life to wed Maggie McKenzie, their small farm is laughingly re-named King's Croft. There they raise their family - straitlaced Nellie, lovesick Murn, lively Mary - and Evelyn, their youngest daughter.Gifted and loving, Evelyn finds herself torn between two different worlds and two very different men. Johnny Burns, a child of the farmtouns like herself, has been her first love. Gillan Forbes is the son of the big house, and heir to the Lands of Rothiedrum. Neither man makes any secret of his love for her - and the time comes when Evelyn has to make a choice . . .'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
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King's Acre

By Christine Marion Fraser
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Christine Marion Fraser
Evelyn Grant has started to come to terms with the loss of her first love, Johnny, but the Grant family are overshadowed by the unwelcome reappearance of a figure from Jamie's past and by the terrible stories of the war told by soldiers returning from the trenches.Among those fighting for King and Country is Gillan Forbes, the son of the big house, on whose friendship Evelyn increasingly relies and who still hopes to win her love. But it is handsome Gordon Highlander, Davie Grainger, who captures Evelyn's heart, sweeping her up in a whirlwind of passion that takes her to the heights of happiness and to the depths of despair . . . Davie is a dangerous man to love . . .'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
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Kingdom of Fools

By Nick Page
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Nick Page
Fools. Rebels. Ignorant peasants.That's how the Roman world saw the first Christians. Led by fishermen, tax collectors and renegade Pharisees, the first Christians shunned power and welcomed the poor and uneducated. Roman commentators mocked their upside-down values, but the apostle Paul - himself a Roman citizen, and a Pharisee to boot, affirmed that 'God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise.'Its followers were persecuted and its leaders killed, yet this ragged collection of lowly tradesmen, women, slaves - and a smattering of turncoat high-born Jews - created a movement that changed the world. How did this happen? How did the kingdom of fools conquer the mighty empire that was Rome?In this fascinating new biography of the early church, Nick Page sets the biblical accounts alongside the latest historical and archaeological research, exploring how the early Christians lived and worshipped - and just why the Romans found this new branch of the Jewish faith so difficult to comprehend.KINGDOM OF FOOLS is a fresh, challenging, accessible portrait of a movement so radical, so dangerous, so thrillingly different that it outlasted the empire that tried to destroy it and went on to become the driving force of our cultural development - and claims more followers today than ever before in history.
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Keep Talking German Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

By Paul Coggle, Heiner Schenke
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Paul Coggle, Heiner Schenke
If you already have the basics and want to learn more German, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak German.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for: -renting a car -booking a hotel room -meeting at a party -ordering starters and drinks -ordering a main course and a dessert -talking about yourself and your family -talking about likes and dislikes -travelling about town -making arrangements -talking about a weekend break.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your German with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner German course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking German - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Keep Talking Dutch Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

By Marleen Owen
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Marleen Owen
If you already have the basics and want to learn more Dutch, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Dutch.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-booking a room-booking a restaurant-visiting a museum-going on a canal trip-ordering an Indonesian meal-talking about Dutch food-getting directions to the museum-finding out where the Stopera is-talking about learning Dutch-talking about work.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Dutch with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner Dutch course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking Dutch - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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King's Cross

By Timothy Keller
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Timothy Keller
'Unpredictable yet reliable, gentle yet powerful, authoritative yet humble, human yet divine.' Respected pastor and bestselling author Tim Keller takes a deep and thought-provoking look at the life of Christ. Drawing from Mark's gospel, he explains how Jesus' identity as king and his purpose in dying on the cross have meaning and significance on a cosmic scale as well as for the individual. THE REASON FOR GOD gave a passionate and intellectually compelling case for God, while THE PRODIGAL GOD explored the gospel's central message of grace. Now KING'S CROSS gives a captivating account of the person at the heart of it all: Jesus. Written in Keller's trademark authoritative yet inviting style, this book will unlock new insights for believers and unbelievers alike.
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K2: Triumph And Tragedy

By Jim Curran
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Jim Curran
K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, at 8611 metres only a couple of hundred metres lower than Everest. It is one of the most unrelenting and testing of the worlds 8000-metre peaks. Jim Curran came to K2 as a climbing cameraman with an unsuccessful British expedition, but stayed on through the climbing season. This is his account of the dramatic events of that summer, a story of ambitions both achieved and thwarted on a mountain which all high-altitude climbers take the most pride in overcoming. In 1986 K2 took its toll of those ambitions. Curran vividly describes the moments that contribute to the exhilaration of climbing on the world's most demanding mountain, and he assesses the tragedy of that summer with compassion and impartiality.
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K2: The Story Of The Savage Mountain

By Jim Curran
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Jim Curran
K2 is the world's second highest mountain, but its savage reputation is second to none. The loss of Alison Hargreaves and six companions in 1995 was a grim echo of the multiple deaths in 1986 and of earlier disasters which have become part of climbing legend. K2 has always attracted the greatest names in mountaineering. Wiessner, Houston, Bonatti, Diemberger and Bonington are among those whose lives have been permanently scarred by their experiences on it. At the same time some inspiring new routes have been achieved on the world's most difficult 8000-metre peak.Jim Curran, himself a survivor of 1986, has traced the history of the mountain from the nineteenth-century pioneer explorers down to the present, and sees a repeating pattern of naked ambition, rivalry, misjudgement and recrimination. He has also found selfless heroism and impressive route-making on the mountain that top climbers will always covet as the ultimate prize.
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Keep Talking Greek Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

By Howard Middle, Hara Garoufalia-Middle
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Howard Middle, Hara Garoufalia-Middle
If you already have the basics and want to learn more Greek, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Greek.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-shopping at the supermarket-shopping at the street market-shopping for clothes and gifts-changing money-going to the bank-going to the cinema-going out in the evening-buying tickets and excursions-going to the chemist's-saying goodbye.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Greek with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner Greek course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking Greek - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Keep Talking French Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

By Jean-Claude Arragon
Authors:
Jean-Claude Arragon
If you already have the basics and want to learn more French, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak French.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-completing a questionnaire-staying at a hotel-going out for dinner and drinks-dealing with an emergency-giving directions-being welcomed by an old friend-having dinner at a friend's house-going wine-tasting-shopping at a market-taking public transport.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your French with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner French course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking French - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Kingdom

By Jack Hight, Jack Hight
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Jack Hight, Jack Hight
The third book in the Insurrection trilogy, which tells the thrilling story of Robert the Bruce.1164. The young warrior Saladin joins a Saracen army headed for Egypt. He finds there a land of wonders - from the ancient pyramids and the towering lighthouse of Alexandria, to the caliph's luxurious palace - but also a land of unparalleled danger. In Egypt, no one can be trusted, not even his family. Saladin is surrounded by enemies and haunted by a secret that threatens to destroy him.Meanwhile, in Jerusalem, Saladin's closest friend, the former crusader John of Tatewic, has been branded traitor. Spared execution on condition that he serves King Amalric, he soon finds himself embroiled in court intrigue. Dark forces within Jerusalem conspire to seize the throne. As John confronts them, his loyalty to Amalric, and to his old friend Saladin, is put to the test.
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