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The Discovery: A Novel
Gerard Warner was not only a literary giant whose suspense novels sold in the millions, he was also a man devoted to his family, especially his wife of nearly 60 years. When he dies he leaves his Charleston estate to his grandson, Michael, an aspiring writer himself. Michael settles in to write his own first novel and discovers an unpublished manuscript his grandfather had written, something he'd kept hidden from everyone but clearly intended ...
The Book of Life: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
The highly anticipated finale to the #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Discovery of Witches After traveling through time in Shadow of Night , the second book in Deborah Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of ...
Discovery (The Science of Psionics)
An average couple suddenly find themselves in a not-so-average situation after an odd thunderstorm leaves them with psionic abilities. As they begin to discover what new things they can do, they bring in three friends to help them experiment. When attempts to share these abilities meet early failure, frustration and impatience take over and one of the friends turns out to be not as reliable as they had thought. He decides the ...
Discovery Problems and Their Solutions
Charles S. Fax
Paul W. Grimm
American Bar Association
Discovery Problems and Their Solutions, Third Edition teaches effective discovery. Judge Grimm and Messrs. Fax and Sandler interweave practical advice with case law and keen observations. Important developments since the Second Edition are looked at. This Third Edition also continues its focus on practice under the 2006 electronic discovery amendments to the Rules. Electronic discovery is inherently different from other types of discovery, and ...
Seeds of Discovery (Dusk Gate Chronicles - Book One)
Thirteen Pages Press, 2011
The night Quinn Robbins nearly ran over a strange boy with her car, she didn't know that a simple almost-accident could change the way she sees everything. She didn't know that curiosity could be so all-consuming that it would even follow her into her dreams. And she didn't know that hiding in her town is a passage to an entirely different world, where she might just discover her destiny. Discover why over 70,000 readers have fallen in love ...
The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography
W. W. Norton & Company
"A witty, engaging narrative style....[Robb's] approach is particularly engrossing."— New York Times Book Review , front-page review A narrative of exploration—full of strange landscapes and even stranger inhabitants—that explains the enduring fascination of France. While Gustave Eiffel was changing the skyline of Paris, large parts of France were still terra incognita. Even in the age of railways and newspapers, France was a land of ...
Discovery (Chronicles of Man - The First Age Book 1)
It's the year 2174... A stunning discovery in the outer reaches of the solar system promises to change the course of human history and usher in a new era. The task of unlocking its secrets falls on Dr. David Moravian, a brilliant but arrogant scientist mired in the trappings of his own success. But before Moravian can help mankind, he must first come to terms with his own humanity.
Discovery of an Eagle
After his job lays him off, Cosmo Greco takes his sister, Silvia, up on her offer to drive to Portland. At the beginning of the trip, a Mack truck wipes them off the road, nearly killing them. This near-death experience is a wake-up call for Cosmo, and he begins to question the life he's been leading. He realizes that he's not happy and he wants to make a change. A number of encounters along the way reinforce this desire, but he's afraid to ...
Discovery: Champion of the Space Shuttle Fleet (Smithsonian Series)
This book places Space Shuttle Discovery within the history of the space shuttle program and provides an introduction to space shuttle technology, with a focus on the orbiter itself. Discovery's unique history is presented mission by mission that includes a brief narrative of each mission, a chart of its key statistics (dates, duration, altitude, payloads, etc.), each mission's patch with an explanation of its unique symbolism, a crew ...
A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
Book one of the New York Times bestselling All Souls trilogy"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight ” ( People ) Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches , has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and ...
Discovery (Electi Book 1)
Laurelis Press, 2013
Discoveries can be dangerous. Discoveries can be deadly. Nine months ago, Teagan Matthews' boyfriend disappeared and took her sense of stability with him. But when the opportunity to live with her aging grandmother in Salem arises, she decides it's time to get on with her life. A new home, new job, and new friends are adding up to a beautiful summer... ...until a young girl's body shows up one night in town, wearing a pentagram necklace ...
Discovery in the Cave (Step into Reading)
Random House Books for Young Readers
This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too! In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size paintings of animals. Whole herds of ...
The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts
W. W. Norton & Company
A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the Celts, and their creation of the earliest accurate map of the world. Fifty generations ago the cultural empire of the Celts stretched from the Black Sea to Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland. In six hundred years, the Celts had produced some of the finest artistic and scientific masterpieces of ...
Opposing Counsel (Discovery): Opposing Counsel (Discovery) Book 1
DB Canavan, 2014
My name is Logan Maddox—I screw people for a living. I love the chase, I especially love to watch a woman come. I’ve never had any complaints about my cock or how I use it. I don’t do relationships. Conquests—yes. One night stands—yes. Lasting relationships—no. Do I feel bad? Fuck. No. Mandy is nothing but another conquest—or is she everything?
Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever?
Stephen T. Sinatra
Basic Health Publications
The solution for chronic inflammation, regarded as the cause of most common modern diseases, has been identified! And it is not blueberries. It is something right beneath our feet-the Earth itself! Throughout most of evolution humans walked barefoot and slept on the ground, largely oblivious that the surface of the Earth contains limitless healing energy. Science has discovered this energy as free-flowing electrons constantly replenished by ...
Discovery at Rosehill
Finding your dream home is difficult enough, but what if you found it and then discovered it was haunted?Medium Camilla Armstrong is led to the beautiful Rosehill country estate after communication with her deceased grandmother. On first inspection she senses tranquillity within the house; the gentle atmosphere of a Georgian manor that is crying out for new life. But when she moves in, Camilla discovers the house contains a dark secret, one ...
World Religions (2009): A Voyage of Discovery, Third Edition
Saint Mary's Press
The Subcommittee on the Catechism (formerly the Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism), has judged that the text falls outside the scope of the types of materials they review for conformity to the Catechism. The third edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to help young people unlock the doors to 11 of the world's major religious traditions. Updated references highlighting recent events in the history of the traditions, ...
Discovery of the Child
Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In THE DISCOVERY OF THE CHILD, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs.
Kiss a Stranger
I loved him. I loathed him. I knew he had secrets. I knew he had darkness in him. And yet I took all of him. Accepted all his ugly the way he embraced all of mine. But sometimes loving someone isn't enough. Sometimes it breaks you apart and moulds you into somebody else entirely. And sometimes the person you loved the most can be the one to hurt you worst of all. WARNING: Kiss a Stranger is a new adult/contemporary romance. ...
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