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The Forgotten Country

By Meriol Trevor
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Meriol Trevor
Among Napoleon's lesser known activities was matchmaking. Alix, widow of the Prince of Montpierre and known for her elegance and intelligence, seemed to the Emperor a good match for one of his most successful generals, Laroche. But Alix is loath to marry anyone, her first marriage not having been happy. An unexpected proposal by the Comte de Berthol - a mere acquaintance, but like herself a Luxembourger - seems suddenly more attractive than submission to the Emperor's palns. On reaching the Comte's castle at Falkenberg she finds a more interesting yet more mystifying personality than she had anticipated. The attempted murder of General Laroche begins a chain of events which leads her to discover a depth of emotion she had not known she could possess.
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The Fugitives

By Meriol Trevor
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Meriol Trevor
All London called him a traitor! Exiled and in poverty, Thierry was taunted like an animal on display, but bore it with the nobility of a true aristocrat. Petronella, orphaned and alone, had been too long deprived of a home of her own. Best by the perils of a nation at war, she longed for peace and protection. Hostages of fate, thrown together by the vilent tides of the French Revolution,Thierry and Petronella found in each other the sanctuary that only love could provide.
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The Fighting Man

By Gerald Seymour
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Gerald Seymour
Thrown out of the SAS for insubordination, Gord Brown spends his dreary, uneventful days on a remote salmon farm in Scotland. Everything changes when he is approached by three Guatemalan Indians, who are desperately searching for a fighting man, someone to mastermind an uprising against the brutal military dictatorship who have massacred so many of their people. Suddenly his life has a purpose once again.The four men land in Cuba and fly across into the jungles of Guatemala, where they rapidly assemble a guerilla army. But as they approach the capital city, the goverment becomes increasingly threatened by their presence and is determined to annihilate them at all costs...
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The Friday Gospels

By Jenn Ashworth
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Jenn Ashworth
It's Friday in the Leeke household, but this is no ordinary Friday and the Leekes are a little unusual: they are Lancastrian Mormons, and this evening their son Gary will return from 2 years as a missionary in Salt Lake City.His mother is planning a celebratory dinner - with difficulty, since she's virtually housebound with an undiagnosed, embarrassing condition. What she doesn't realise is that the rest of the family - her meek husband, disturbed oldest son, and teenage daughter - have other plans for the evening, each involving drastic and irrevocable action.As the narrative baton passes from one Leeke to the next, disaster inexorably looms. Except that nothing goes according to plan, and the outcome is as unexpected as it is shocking. Giving a fascinating insight into the Mormon way of life, this blackly funny tale of innocence betrayed shows the havoc religion can wreak.
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The Fixer

By Max Kinnings
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Max Kinnings
In a world obsessed with watching itself, reality is the new rock 'n' roll, and Tobe Darling - showbusiness guru and reality alchemist - has the would-be stars of tomorrow beating a path to his door.But Tobe's life is falling apart. He is tired of his clients' desperate ambitions, and lonely after his break-up with Scarlet - the one person who understands his bizarre sexual and psychological needs. After a disastrous appearance on a television show, things come to a head: Tobe dissolves his business partnership and goes out on his own with just one client to his name. But this new client is different from the rest. He is the ultimate show business personality. Tobe's new client is a serial killer.
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  • Façon de Parler 2 5ED

    By Angela Aries, Dominique Debney
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    Angela Aries, Dominique Debney
    In Façon de Parler 2, Angela Aries and Dominique Debney help you consolidate and build on the skills you already have and take you through new language skills, giving plenty of opportunity to practice. The course pack contains the following:* a full colour coursebook featuring illustrated dialogues and exercises, comprehension questions, structured pair- and group-work activities, and regular revision sections to consolidate the main topics and grammar points* three CDs including dialogues, passages and exercises to accompany the coursebookA support booklet containing the answers to the exercises in the coursebook and recording transcripts for the listening exercises is available free of charge online.
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  • Façon de Parler 2 5ED

    Now in a brand new full colour edition, Façon de Parler 2 is the perfect follow-on from Façon de Parler 1 or any other beginner's French course, and is specially designed for adult learners at intermediate level.The coursebook has been revised and updated to cover a wide range of topics. Layouts have been streamlined and simplified to improve readability, while use of English is kept to a minimum in line with modern trends. Each unit contains:- lively, illustrated dialogues and comprehension questions- structured pair-work and group-work activities- basic vocabulary and useful expressions- grammar notes- listening comprehension fully referenced to audio tracks (for work with the recordings)There are also regular revision sections to consolidate the main topics and grammar points, and a grammar summary at the end of the book.Façon de Parler 2 is ideal for group work and will also be invaluable for individual study and revision purposes.
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  • Façon de Parler 2 5ED

    By Angela Aries, Dominique Debney
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    Angela Aries, Dominique Debney
    Façon de Parler 2 is the best-selling French course for adult beginners. Angela Aries and Dominique Debney help you build on the basic skills you already have and guide you step by step through new language skills, giving plenty of opportunity for practice.Façon de Parler 2 Activity Book contains a wealth of exercises to supplement taught lessons or for extra practice at home. It includes:- extra reading and comprehension tasks- games, quizzes and puzzles- 'Coin info' sections offering extra information- 'pense-bête! reminders of basic grammar rules- 'bilan' self-assessment summariesFaçon de Parler 2 Activity Book is a valuable component of the course, constituting an essential source of practice and ideas for both learners and teachers alike.
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    The Finishing Line

    By Owen Slot
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    Owen Slot
    They're under starters orders, and they're off...Early favourite Will is first out of the stalls after waking up with Children's TV star Jenny Joffee...only to be overtaken at the first fence by his two best friends: one takes the lead with his audacious engagement to Will's first love; the other is soon neck and neck through his dangerous liaisons with Will's client's ex-wife. Now it's a race to the finishing line. As Will leaps over legal hurdles in his taxing job as a divorce lawyer, he realises the there are a few more ditches before he can reach the final strait. But he isn't sure he wants to win anyway...
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    Fifteen Digits

    By Nick Santora
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    Nick Santora
    Is it really insider trading if you've been an outsider all your life?The men in the print and post room at a top New York law firm are sitting on a goldmine: the documents they see every day are all they need to play the stock market and win big. The scam seems foolproof and the rewards spectacular. And since each man knows just three of the fifteen numbers that grant access to their account, they're forced to share the money fairly. They should have known that when millions of dollars are involved, all bets are off.And soon the only question is whether anyone will survive to learn all fifteen digits...
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    Fall From Grace

    By Nora Kay
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    Nora Kay
    Tim Morrison seems to be a model of respectability - until the day he comes home to tell his devoted wife Felicity that he is no longer the trusted partner in a solicitors' firm. He has been fired - and may go to jail - because he has been caught 'borrowing' the money his clients trusted him with. At first there seems to be hope: Tim's mother will give him enough money and more to pay back his partners. Against her better judgement, Felicity agrees to cope with her shame - and Tim's broken-hearted mother - without sharing his secret with their daughter. But then the truth begins to come out - about Tim's other secrets and lies. Soon it seems that no matter what Felicity does, Tim's dishonesty will ruin the lives of all three women.
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    From Know-How to Do-How

    By Dave Corbet, Ian Roberts
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    Dave Corbet, Ian Roberts
    Everybody knows that change can be difficult. Sometimes you feel yourself stuck going round in circles as you revisit the same challenges again and again. But there is a way to change things and it doesn't have to be complicated. In this highly practical book, Dave Corbet and Ian Roberts show just how quickly you can move forward once you recognize that the key to change is not your know-how understanding how to make change happen in theory but your do-how the shifts in behaviour that will deliver the changes you want, whether this be at home or work. Dispensing with academic jargon, and illustrated throughout with real-life examples and case studies, the book draws together diverse aspects of change into one simple, tried-and-tested roadmap, allowing you to develop the do-how you need to achieve breakthrough change: change that sticks, and delivers results.
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    Faith, Doubt, and Other Lines I've Crossed

    By Jay Bakker
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    Jay Bakker
    God is white, male, conservative, and whatever else I want him to be. NOT.God has been exiled from His own creation. Not just by sin, but by religion.Early Judeo-Christian religion painted God as a 'mysterious' and 'unknowable' cosmic being requiring a powerful priesthood to act as 'mediators' between mortal and divine.Jay Bakker sets the record straight. God is not some conservative male 'cosmic cop' policing his wayward creation, and He has never been 'separate' from us as we've been led to believe. Jesus' redeeming presence on earth was proof that the 'mystery' surrounding God is an illusion: God was and always has been present, purposeful, and active in our world.Grappling with what it means to truly 'doubt' and 'have faith', Bakker unpacks and even debunks crucial myths that many Christians accept as fact. He asks the questions no one else dares, such as 'Is God a Hypocrite?' and 'Is God a Good Christian?' He also reevaluates the startling truth about vital issues like divorce, death, Biblical traditions, the influence of tribal dynamics, and even the authenticity of certain parts of the Bible. Our relationship with the divine will never be the same.Insightful and raw, brutally honest but full of grace, this is Jay Bakker at the top of his game.
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    Flowers in the Rain

    By Rosamunde Pilcher
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    Rosamunde Pilcher
    An emotive and timeless collection of short stories by the much-loved Rosamunde Pilcher.Through thick mist and a cold east wind, Lavinia returns to Scotland. Up at the big house Mrs Farquhar is dying. Seeing Lachlan again, Lavinia remembers her childhood holidays there: swimming in the loch, the picnics, bottle-feeding the lambs down at the farm and the evenings when they danced reels. Most of all, she remembers Mrs Farquhar's grandson Rory.In the house, as the old lady lies serene and beautiful in the bed she has slept in since coming home to Lachlan as a bride, Lavinia meets Rory once again.Flowers in the Rain is one of sixteen stories, each giving another magical glimpse into Rosamunde Pilcher's world. The world in which most would prefer to live all the time.
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    Featuring the Saint

    By Leslie Charteris
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    Leslie Charteris
    These three stories find the Saint flushing out swindlers in inimitable style. In The Logical Adventure Templar is on the tail of a famous aviator who has a sideline in drug smuggling and human trafficking. In The Wonderful War the Saint travels to the Central American republic of Pasala to avenge the murder of an oil inspector, which involves instigating revolution. Finally, in The Man Who Could Not Die, the Saint encounters adrenaline junkie Miles Hallin. Hallin claims to be able to cheat death but when one of Templar's friends is killed, the Saint decides to put that to the test.
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    Finding Your Next Job in a Week: Teach Yourself

    By Geoff Ribbens, Peter Maskrey
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    Geoff Ribbens, Peter Maskrey
    The ability to find a good job in a challenging market, is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Peter Maskrey and Geoff Ribbens, leading experts on business communcation, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to secure the role that's right for you.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Finding Your Next Job in a Week: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

    By Geoff Ribbens, Peter Maskrey
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    Geoff Ribbens, Peter Maskrey
    The ability to find a good job in a challenging market, is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Peter Maskrey and Geoff Ribbens, leading experts on business communcation, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to secure the role that's right for you.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Fate

    By L R Fredericks
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    L R Fredericks
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  • False Friends

    By Stephen Leather
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    Stephen Leather
    The ninth book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series. The most wanted man in the world is dead. Now those loyal to him seek revenge.When Navy Seals track down and kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan, it's obvious there was a traitor on the inside. After the false friends are revealed to be two British students, Malik and Chaudhry - former Islamic fundamentalists recruited by MI5 - they become targets themselves.Dan 'Spider' Shepherd must teach the pair how to survive undercover with al-Qaeda closing in. But Spider is not used to playing the handler. And with the line between mentor and friend beginning to blur, and a terrorist plot putting thousands of lives at stake, can he protect everyone before it's too late?
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    Freelance Death

    By Andrew Taylor
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    Andrew Taylor
    The fifth part of the acclaimed William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London. Rod Lorton wants revenge. After his wife's death, he discovers unsavoury truths about her and her former employer, PR chief Ivor Newley.Called in to investigate Lorton's new-found enemy, private detective William Dougal uncovers a weakness to exploit: Newley's rare collection of coins, coins that would leave Newley susceptible to blackmail if the collection were to disappear . . .That was the plan. But the outcome throws up something far more sinister and infinitely more dangerous than Dougal could have expected. For instead of being met with a bundle of cash when he arrives to seal the deal, the only payment Dougal is faced with is a corpse.
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