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Avarice-Anger: two of the seven cardinal sins
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Avarice (Alfonzo Book 12)
“Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.” -Petrarch Alfonzo's woes are many but love of family remains constant.
Sherlock Holmes: Three Tales of Avarice (Sherlock Holmes Series)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Avarice features top filling in The Adventure of the Priory School, The Adventure of the Red-Headed League, and The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, three masterfully crafted cases from one of the greatest mystery writers of all, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and starring that most celebrated sleuth, Sherlock Holmes. In The Adventure of the Priory School, a wicked scheme to kidnap a young lord results in a greater tragedy. In The Adventures of the ...
An Antidote for Avarice (The Chronicles of Isaac of Gerona)
Girona, Spain, 1354. His Excellency the Bishop Berenguer has been summoned to Tarragona to attend a Bishop's council. Complaining of illness and out of favor with both the King of Aragon and the Archbishop of Tarragona, His Excellency is reluctant to make the journey and insists his personal physician accompany him. Isaac also dreads the long trip since his wife is along to try a bit of matchmaking for his most reluctant daughter. But their ...
Avarice Dynasty: Evasion (Volume 1)
The Frontier Worlds can be a very chaotic place to live. The Barons are in command but it's the Alpha Cartels who control day-to-day living. Corruption is rampant and the Barons annihilate any who oppose them. The line between life and death is razor thin. Drevin Cantrim nearly crossed that line on a routine starliner trip aboard the Starsong Way. The vessel erupted without warning or explanation and Drevin wound up with massive injuries and ...
Beyond the Dreams of Avarice: The Hermann Goering Collection
Nancy H. Yeide
Introduction by Robert M. Edsel
Laurel Publishing, LLC
As commander of the German Luftwaffe and second only to Hitler in the Nazi Party, Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering amassed both political power and a vast collection of confiscated artwork. Beyond the Dreams of Avarice: The Hermann Goering Collection by Nancy H. Yeide, is the first study devoted to Goering s entire paintings collection, providing the only opportunity to look at the collection as a whole and evaluate its place within art ...
Sins of Mercy: Avarice
Barachou Press, 2014
**** BE SURE TO GET BOOK 1, SINS OF MERCY: LUST, FOR FREE HERE ON AMAZON! **** The second installment of the Sins of Mercy series. Since her visit from Lust, the first of the Seven Sinners, Mercy Devereux has been living a life of carnal sin - by herself. At first she enjoyed the renewed desires, but now they're starting to control her life! Turns out her first celestial companion put too much sin in her ...
Serena: A Novel (P.S.)
A New York Times bestseller and PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist, Serena by award-winning author Ron Rash is “ masterfully written… sprawling, engrossing and—from time to time—nightmarish,” ( San Francisco Chronicle ); a remarkable novel that “recalls both John Steinbeck and Cormac McCarthy,” ( The New Yorker ). Rash’s chilling gothic tale of greed, corruption, and revenge set against the backdrop of the 1930s ...
The Windsurf Girl: A story of intrigue, avarice and romance
Fran is desperate to escape city life and her husband, who she suspects is having an affair. She flees with her little girl to a remote beach hut on the windswept shores of the Suffolk coast. When she is followed there by her brother, sister-in-law Annabel and the outrageously seductive Lydia, village life on the peaceful Suffolk marshes spirals into freefall. While the locals are fighting their duels with each other and the London set, Fran ...
The Serpent of Venice: A Novel
Venice, a long time ago. Three prominent Venetians await their most loathsome and foul dinner guest, the erstwhile envoy from the Queen of Britain: the rascal-Fool Pocket. This trio of cunning plotters—the merchant, Antonio; the senator, Montressor Brabantio; and the naval officer, Iago—have lured Pocket to a dark dungeon, promising an evening of sprits and debauchery with a rare Amontillado sherry and Brabantio's beautiful daughter, ...
The Freedom to Love: Recovery and the Seven Deadly Sins
O. P. Emmerich Vogt
Mill City Press, Inc.
The modern world is full of temptations that can lead people not only into unhappy lives but also into the throes of addiction. Navigating the world alone is not an easy task for any of us. Why not let The Freedom to Love be a most valued companion in overcoming an addiction to a sinful life? By living your life guided by true Christian morality and spiritual principles, you can break free from temptations and have the courage to experience real ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Upon the seaside cliffs of the city of Nice rest the ruins of a decrepit, old manor house. This proud house belonged to a great noble family once. but that was long ago. Avarice, corrupting and all consuming greed, turned the inhabitants of the great house of Chevalier against each other in the most cruel and unimaginable ways. No one knows this tragic story, but that is about to change. As the truth is revealed, the world will finally know ...
James M. Cain
Tautly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity gives us an X-ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the kind of obsessive, loveless love that devastates everything it touches. First published in 1935, this novel reaffirmed James M. Cain as a virtuoso of the roman noir .
Pride and Avarice: A Novel
Thomas Dunne Books
Hailed by The New Yorker as “wickedly enjoyable,” Nicholas Coleridge’s newest novel is a sharp comedy of manners about two powerful men engaged in a bitter rivalry. Their feud rages from the boardroom to the bedroom as old money takes on the new Gazing from his magnificent Chawbury Manor, Miles Straker has it all. But when noveau riche Ross Clegg buys and builds on the land adjoining his country estate, ruining his perfect view, ...
The Android Chronicles Book VI Part Two: The Android Avarice
The sale of information plays a deadly game with the meaning of loyalty, avarice, and betrayal, as the stakes continue to rise in Luke's contest of power and retribution against Ampheas.
In the broken city of Risteys, leaving was never an option, and a local, pickpocket named Penn has become accustom to never knowing what was on the other side of the guarded fences. But when three mysterious students from the neighboring city of Avarice come through the gates, everything begins to change for the worst for Penn. That is until he meets Sennett. Penn must choose between his home and his family, or the inevitable destruction that ...
Avarice (Oak Villa Series Book 2)
Sean Quinn, the Irish mob boss in Oak Villa, steals a crew's idea to knock over a rival mob boss's safe and walks off with over three hundred thousand dollars. He plans to invest the money in the drug trade and bring his crew back to their former glory days. However, the crew he stole the idea from are looking to get even. Tommy, a part-time mechanic for the Italians, is looking to keep his head above water financially; Anna and Scott, ...
Avarice's Hoard (Dragon Conspiracies) (Volume 1)
Brent A Stratford
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
JJ just survived high school but he might not survive the package from his long dead father. He dismisses his father’s story of a conspiracy to hoard America’s wealth along with the tales of magic and dragons. But when the package imbues him with magical powers, he believes. Now everyone is after him. Avarice, the dragon living under Central Park, activates his network of police and goons to suppress the secret of his amassed treasure. The ...
Avarice: Pyrrh Considerable Crimes Division: Book One
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
In the Free City of Pyrrh, murders and other serious crimes are investigated by the Cordonates of the Considerable Crimes Division. Struggling with his grief over losing his last partner, the last thing Cordonate Parshan Koury wants is someone else. Zhivana Nedrogovna, his new partner, is fresh out of the City Watch and not even human, and unsure she wants to work with the broody, angry Par. As Parshan and Zhivana rush to solve a case of ...
Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You
Break free from the destructive power of guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy. Divorce. Job loss. Estrangement from family members. Broken friendships. The difficult circumstances you are dealing with today are likely being fed by one of four emotional forces that compels you to act in undesirable ways, sometimes even against your will. Andy Stanley explores each of these destructive forces—guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy—and how ...
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