Devoted in Death

Devoted in Death
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Author: J. D. Robb
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780698161474
Release: 2015-09-15
Editor: Penguin

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In this crime thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Lieutenant Eve Dallas tracks a pair of Bonnie and Clyde copycats whose heated passion for each other is fueled by cold brutality. When Eve Dallas examines a fresh body in a seedy alleyway in downtown Manhattan, the victim’s injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart—initials inside reading “E” and “D”... In Arkansas, Ella-Loo and her recently released ex-con boyfriend, Darryl, don’t ever intend to part again. So they hit the road, but then things get a little messy and they wind up killing someone—an experience that stokes a fierce, wild desire in Ella-Loo. A desire for Darryl. And a desire to kill again. As they cross state lines on their way to New York to find the life they think they deserve, they leave a trail of evil behind them. But now they’ve landed in the jurisdiction of Lt. Dallas and her team at the New York Police and Security Department. And, with her husband Roarke at her side, Eve has every intention of hunting them down and giving them what they truly deserve...

Devoted to Death

Devoted to Death
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Author: R. Andrew Chesnut
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780190633325
Release: 2017
Editor: Oxford University Press

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R. Andrew Chesnut offers a fascinating portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted millions of devotees over the past decade. Although condemned by mainstream churches, this folk saint's supernatural powers appeal to millions of Latin Americans and immigrants in the U.S. Devotees believe the Bony Lady (as she is affectionately called) to be the fastest and most effective miracle worker, and as such, her statuettes and paraphernalia now outsell those of the Virgin of Guadalupe and Saint Jude, two other giants of Mexican religiosity. In particular, Chesnut shows Santa Muerte has become the patron saint of drug traffickers, playing an important role as protector of peddlers of crystal meth and marijuana; DEA agents and Mexican police often find her altars in the safe houses of drug smugglers. Yet Saint Death plays other important roles: she is a supernatural healer, love doctor, money-maker, lawyer, and angel of death. She has become without doubt one of the most popular and powerful saints on both the Mexican and American religious landscapes.

Devoted to Death

Devoted to Death
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Author: R. Andrew Chesnut
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780190633356
Release: 2017-09-06
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

R. Andrew Chesnut offers a fascinating portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted millions of devotees over the past decade. Although condemned by mainstream churches, this folk saint's supernatural powers appeal to millions of Latin Americans and immigrants in the U.S. Devotees believe the Bony Lady (as she is affectionately called) to be the fastest and most effective miracle worker, and as such, her statuettes and paraphernalia now outsell those of the Virgin of Guadalupe and Saint Jude, two other giants of Mexican religiosity. In particular, Chesnut shows Santa Muerte has become the patron saint of drug traffickers, playing an important role as protector of peddlers of crystal meth and marijuana; DEA agents and Mexican police often find her altars in the safe houses of drug smugglers. Yet Saint Death plays other important roles: she is a supernatural healer, love doctor, money-maker, lawyer, and angel of death. She has become without doubt one of the most popular and powerful saints on both the Mexican and American religious landscapes.

Devoted

Devoted
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Author: Hilary Duff
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781442408562
Release: 2012-11-06
Editor: Simon and Schuster

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When her recently discovered soulmate Sage is kidnapped, photojournalist Clea Raymond makes an uneasy alliance with his enemies, not knowing if he is dead or alive, in a desperate attempt to be reunited with him.

Death Devoted Heart

Death Devoted Heart
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Author: Roger Scruton
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780199986989
Release: 2012-11-01
Editor: Oxford University Press

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A tale of forbidden love and inevitable death, the medieval legend of Tristan and Isolde recounts the story of two lovers unknowingly drinking a magic potion and ultimately dying in one another's arms. While critics have lauded Wagner's Tristan and Isolde for the originality and subtlety of the music, they have denounced the drama as a "mere trifle"--a rendering of Wagner's forbidden love for Matilde Wesendonck, the wife of a banker who supported him during his exile in Switzerland. Death-Devoted Heart explodes this established interpretation, proving the drama to be more than just a sublimation of the composer's love for Wesendonck or a wistful romantic dream. Scruton boldly attests that Tristan and Isolde has profound religious meaning and remains as relevant today as it was to Wagner's contemporaries. He also offers keen insight into the nature of erotic love, the sacred qualities of human passion, and the peculiar place of the erotic in our culture. His argument touches on the nature of tragedy, the significance of ritual sacrifice, and the meaning of redemption, providing a fresh interpretation of Wagner's masterpiece. Roger Scruton has written an original and provocative account of Wagner's music drama, which blends philosophy, criticism, and musicology in order to show the work's importance in the twenty-first century.

Dearly Devoted Dexter

Dearly Devoted Dexter
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Author: Jeffry P. Lindsay
Pages: 379
ISBN: 9780307473714
Release: 2010
Editor: Vintage

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Dexter Morgan, a secret assassin working as a blood spatter analyst for the Miami Police Department, finds his efforts to seek domestic tranquility undermined by a psychopath terrorizing the city.

Devoted

Devoted
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Author: Dean Koontz
Pages: 619
ISBN: 1432886010
Release: 2021-03-31
Editor: Large Print Press

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A mother, a boy, and a desperate battle against the night.Woody Bookman hasn't spoken a word in his eleven years of life. Not when his father died in a freak accident. Not when his mother Megan tells him she loves him. For Megan, keeping her boy safe and happy is what matters. But Woody believes a monstrous evil is behind his father's death and now threatens him and his mother. And he's not alone in his thoughts. An ally unknown to him is listening.Woody's fearful suspicions are taking shape. A malicious man driven by evil has set a depraved plan into motion. And he's coming after Woody and his mother. The reasons are primal. His powers are growing. And he's not alone.

The Problem of Immortality

The Problem of Immortality
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Author: Emmanuel Pétavel-Olliff
Pages: 597
ISBN: UCAL:$B52004
Release: 1892
Editor: Unknown

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Obsession in Death

Obsession in Death
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Author: J. D. Robb
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780698161443
Release: 2015-02-10
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lieutenant Eve Dallas walks the thin line between love and hate in the 40th In Death thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb… Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She—and her husband Roarke—are getting accustomed to being objects of attention, of gossip, of speculation. But now Eve has become the object of one person’s obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her—again and again… With a murderer reading meanings into her every move, handling this case will be a delicate—and dangerous—psychological dance. And Eve knows that underneath the worship and admiration, a terrible threat lies in wait. Because the beautiful lieutenant is not at all grateful for these bloody offerings from her “true and loyal friend.” And in time, idols always fall…

The Devoted A Novel

The Devoted  A Novel
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Author: Blair Hurley
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780393651607
Release: 2018-08-21
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company

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A spellbinding confession of what it means to abandon one life for another, The Devoted asks what it takes, and what you’ll sacrifice, to find enlightenment. Nicole Hennessy’s life revolves around her Zen practice at the Boston Zendo, seeking solace in the tenets of Buddhism to the chagrin of her Irish Catholic family. After a decade of grueling spiritual practice under her Master’s tutelage, living on a shoestring budget as a shop clerk, Nicole has become dangerously entangled with her mentor. As Nicole confronts her past—a drug-fueled year spent fleeing her family’s loaded silences and guilt-laden "Our Fathers"—and reinvents herself in New York City, her Master’s intoxicating voice pursues her, an electrifying whisper on the other end of the phone. Somehow, he knows everything. In deft, soaring prose that bristles with psychological and erotic tension, Blair Hurley crafts a thrilling exploration of Nicole’s ecstatic quest for spirituality.

Festive in Death

Festive in Death
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Author: J. D. Robb
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781101617274
Release: 2014-09-09
Editor: Penguin

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Eve Dallas deals with a homicide—and the holiday season—in this thrilling In Death novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn’t count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who were loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler’s enemies, she’s also dealing with her Christmas shopping list—plus the guest list for her and her billionaire husband’s upcoming holiday bash. Feeling less than festive, Dallas tries to put aside her distaste for the victim and solve the mystery of his death. There are just a few investigating days left before Christmas, and as New Year’s 2061 approaches, this homicide cop is resolved to stop a cold-blooded killer.

Devoted

Devoted
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Author: Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
Pages: 150
ISBN: 9781426212635
Release: 2013-10-08
Editor: National Geographic Books

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Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. This heartwarming gift book from National Geographic presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos—dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted. These 38 uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities that fascinate us and touch our hearts.

Eclectic Magazine

Eclectic Magazine
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Author: John Holmes Agnew,Walter Hilliard Bidwell,Henry T. Steele
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015030069994
Release: 1878
Editor: Unknown

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The Confessions of St Augustine

The Confessions of St  Augustine
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Author: Saint Augustine (of Hippo)
Pages: 285
ISBN: COLUMBIA:CU72977485
Release: 1844
Editor: Unknown

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Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie
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Author: Mitch Albom
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780307414090
Release: 2007-06-29
Editor: Crown

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A special 20th anniversary edition of the beloved international bestseller that changed millions of lives Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance. He reconnected with Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final "class:" lessons in how to live. Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the world.

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men
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Author: John Steinbeck
Pages: 105
ISBN: 9780735254299
Release: 2020-02-11
Editor: McClelland & Stewart

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George and Lennie are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick, and Lennie is a man of tremendous size and simple mind. But together they’ve formed a family, rallying against seclusion and alienation. As laborers in California’s vegetable fields in the Great Depression, they find work where they can, but they have big dreams of owning land and a shack they can call their own. So when they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, their big dreams suddenly seem within reach. But George cannot guard the childlike Lennie from life’s provocations, nor can he predict the consequences of Lennie’s unswerving obedience to what George has taught him. A tragic and moving story of friendship, loneliness, and the dispossessed, Of Mice and Men is classic John Steinbeck—heart wrenching and remarkable. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia

The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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Author: Robert Hunter
Pages: 329
ISBN: MINN:319510021804268
Release: 1900
Editor: Unknown

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Kindred In Death

Kindred In Death
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Author: J. D. Robb
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781101151044
Release: 2009-11-03
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lieutenant Eve Dallas scours New York City for the sadistic killer who murdered her captain's teenage daughter in this futuristic thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. When the newly promoted captain of the NYPSD and his wife return a day early from their vacation, they are looking forward to spending time with their bright and vivacious sixteen-year-old daughter, who stayed behind. Not even their worst nightmares could prepare them for the crime scene that awaits them instead. Deena has been brutally murdered in her bedroom, and her body shows signs of trauma that horrifies even the toughest of cops, including Lieutenant Eve Dallas, who is specifically requested by the captain to investigate. When the evidence starts to pile up, Dallas and her team think they are about to arrest their perpetrator; little do they know that someone has gone to great lengths to tease and taunt them by using a variety of identities. Overconfidence can lead to careless mistakes. But for Dallas, one mistake might be all she needs to serve justice.

The Peninsular and Independent Medical Journal Devoted to Medicine Surgery and Pharmacy V 1 2 April 1858 March 1860

The Peninsular and Independent Medical Journal  Devoted to Medicine  Surgery  and Pharmacy     V  1 2  April 1858 March 1860
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015009534283
Release: 1858
Editor: Unknown

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Universal Dictionary of the English Language

Universal Dictionary of the English Language
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 5359
ISBN: MINN:31951002024482L
Release: 1896
Editor: Unknown

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