Author: Sandra Brown
Publisher: Class Ebook Editions Ltd
LED ASTRAY And once he had kissed her, felt the responding warmth of her body beneath his hands, there had been no turning back. What he had done had been unforgivable. But what he was going to do was almost as bad. Cage and Hal Hendren are as unalike as two brothers can be. Preacher’s kids, Hal has taken the righteous path, while Cage is the unrepentant black sheep of the family. The only thing they have in common is their love for the same woman – Jenny Fletcher. Jenny loves Hal for his commitment to his calling, but deep in her heart of hearts she wishes his desire for her burned as hotly. Only on the eve of his departure for a dangerous mission trip to Central America, when he comes to her bed in darkness and secret, does he take her with unexpected passion. When tragedy strikes and Hal is lost to her, it’s that night that Jenny cherishes, that Hal she misses. She yearns for that lover whose unbridled sensuality more resembled. . . Cage. For Jenny, Cage is willing to give up his wild ways. But to get on the straight and narrow, he must sin again.
Author: Chloe Caldwell
Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. The original 2012 essay collection, redesigned and with four new essays by the author. LEGS GET LED ASTRAY is a provocative collection of essays that vividly rockets the reader through one woman's life. Caldwell's writing remarkably explores the genre of personal nonfiction in new and unpredictable ways. "LEGS GET LED ASTRAY is a scorching hot glitter box full of youthful despair and dark delight. Tender and sharp, wide-eyed and searching, these essays have a reckless beauty that feels to me like magic." --Cheryl Strayed "For the reader, going astray means getting happily lost in the prose of this daring, graceful, debut." --Publisher's Weekly, starred review
Author: Tomasz Witkowski
This book shows how scientific and psychotherapeutic practices change into worthless rituals called by the famous physicist, Richard Feynman, "cargo cult." It is a must-read for everybody who is interested in psychology, who is studying or intends to study it, but also for present and potential clients of psychotherapists and parents of mentally-disabled children. Readers will learn which parts of psychology and therapy are cargo-cult-like and which are reliable. This book is the second part of trilogy devoted to the dark side of psychology. The first volume was published under the title"Psychology Gone Wrong: The Dark Sides of Science and Therapy," also released by BrownWalker Press.
Author: Kelley Armstrong
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Welcome to the many worlds of #1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong (Otherworld, Cainsville). As her SyFy channel series, Bitten, enters its second season, Armstrong continues to breathe new life into city-dwelling vampires, werewolves, and zombies. Now travel even further with her, to a post-apocalyptic fortress, a superstitious village, a supernatural brothel, and even feudal Japan. In Led Astray, you’ll discover the stories of new characters from within and outside Armstrong’s popular novels. Here you will find two original tales from Cainsville, plus journeys to and beyond the worlds of Darkest Powers, Age of Legends, Otherworld, and more. Bold and humorous, passionate and heart-stopping, here is Kelley Armstrong at her versatile best.
Author: Ernst Eckstein, Clara Bell
Publisher: NEW YORK GEO. GOTTSBERGER PECK, Publisher
Example in this ebook CHAPTER I. The same day, which saw our friends in the country house at Ostia, and the bond of love sealed between Aurelius and Claudia, had been one of infinite agitation and annoyance to the Emperor Domitian. The very first thing in the morning came vexatious tidings from the town and provinces. At the earliest dawn inscriptions had been discovered on several of the fountains, columns and triumphal arches, of which the sting was more or less covertly directed against the Palatium and the person of Caesar. “Enough!” was attached to the base of a portrait bust. “The fruit is ripe!” was legible on the arch of Drusus. In the fourth, eighth and ninth regions the revolutionary question was to be seen in many places: “Where is Brutus?” and at the entrance of the baths of Titus, in blood-red letters, stared the appeal: “Nero is raging; Galba, why dost thou tarry?” Domitian, who had heard all this from his spies, long before the court officials even suspected what had happened, received these courtiers in the very worst of tempers. His levée was not yet ended, when a mounted messenger brought the news, that a centurion had raised the standard of revolt on the Germanic frontier, but that he had been defeated and slain after a short struggle. At noonday the soldiers of the town-guard seized an astrologer, Ascletario by name, who had publicly announced that ruin threatened Caesar. Before the moon should have twelve times rounded—so ran his prophecy—Caesar’s blood would be shed by violence. The immortals were wroth at his reprobate passion for a woman who, by all the laws of gods and men, he had no right to love. At first Domitian laughed. His connection with Julia seemed to him so dull and pointless a weapon for his foe to turn against him, that the stupidity of it astonished him. However, he commanded that the astrologer should be brought before him. “Who paid you?” he enquired with a scowl, when the prisoner was dragged into the room. “No one, my lord!” “You lie.” “My lord, as I hope for the mercy of the gods, I do not lie.” “Then you really assert, that you actually read in the stars the forecast you have uttered?” “Yes, my lord; I have only declared, what my skill has revealed to me.” The superstitious sovereign turned pale. “Well then, wise prophet, you can of course foretell your own end?” “Yes, my lord. Before this day is ended, I shall be torn to pieces by dogs.” Domitian looked scornfully round on the circle of men. “I fancy,” he said, “that I can upset the prophetic science of this worthy man. Carry him off at once to execution, and take care that his body is burnt before sundown.” The astrologer bowed his head in sullen resignation. He was led away to the field on the Esquiline, and immediately beheaded before an immense concourse; within an hour Domitian was informed that all was over. At this news his temper and spirit improved a little. He congratulated himself on the prompt decision, which had so signally proved the falsehood of the prophecy. At dinner he carried on an eager conversation with Latinus, the actor who, among other farcical parts, filled the role of news-monger. “You are later than usual to-day,” said Caesar graciously. “What detained you?” To be continue in this ebook
Author: Sir Lancelot C. L. Brenton
Publisher: Delphi Classics
The ‘Septuagint’ is the primary Greek translation of the Old Testament, which according to tradition was commissioned by Ptolemy II for inclusion in the Library of Alexandria. Legend tells there were seventy-two translators, six from each of the twelve tribes of Israel, who worked independently to translate the original Hebrew text. The ‘Septuagint’ is a cornerstone of Western theology and remains an immensely popular choice of study for Christian scholars across the world. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete Septuagint, with special Dual Text feature, an informative introduction and illustrations. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to the Septuagint * Features the complete Septuagint, in both English translation (Sir Lancelot C. L. Brenton, 1851) and the original Greek (Rahlfs’ edition) * Excellent formatting of the texts * Easily locate the chapters or books you want to read with detailed contents tables * Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing you to compare the texts verse by verse – ideal for Bible studies * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly; however the characters do display correctly on Kindle devices. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to explore our range of Ancient Classics titles or buy the entire series as a Super Set CONTENTS: The Translation SEPTUAGINT DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS The Greek Text CONTENTS OF GREEK TEXT DETAILED CONTENTS OF GREEK TEXT The Dual Text DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT DETAILED CONTENTS OF DUAL TEXT Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles
Author: Dr. Jay Winter
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
This eBook is packaged with supporting literary and visual elements regarding the subjectivity of Enoch. The core, and complete English translation of 1 Enoch (Ethiopian Enoch) has been remastered from the original R.H. Charles version. Chapters along with their headings have been logically organized into a more readable book like format rather than the un-organized Charles manuscript. An original page scan of the Ethiopic manuscript is additionally included along with an array of supporting extras: Dead Sea Scrolls Chart, Book of Adam and Eve, Book of Giants, Fossil Evidence of Giants, Fossil Evidence of Noah's Ark, Testament of Solomon, References to Enoch in Other Manuscripts, General Biblical Timelines, Spiritual Charts, Enochian Calendar, 4,000 Year Old Science, How to Know You're Saved, and several others. These extras were added to this Enoch package due to their supporting informational elements. This eBook is void of errors and due to its magnitude is not free like other versions I have released.
Author: Dr. Jay Winter
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
This book is simply a version of an account handed down by word of mouth, from generation to generation, linking the time that the first human life was created to the time when somebody finally decided to write it down. This particular version is the work of unknown Egyptians. The lack of historical allusion makes it difficult to precisely date the writing, however, using other pseudepigraphical works as a reference, it was probably written a few hundred years before the birth of Christ. Parts of this version are found in the Jewish Talmud, and the Islamic Koran, showing what a vital role it played in the original literature of human wisdom. The Egyptian author wrote in Arabic, but later translations were found written in Ethiopic. Translated into King James English and printed in 1927 in the Forgotten books of Eden this manuscript is considered by most to be the oldest excluded book of the Bible. Also included in this eBook package is the Book of Giants, Book of Enoch, and Testament of Solomon.
Author: Sabine Hossenfelder
Publisher: Basic Books
A contrarian argues that modern physicists' obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe the best theories are beautiful, natural, and elegant, and this standard separates popular theories from disposable ones. This is why, Sabine Hossenfelder argues, we have not seen a major breakthrough in the foundations of physics for more than four decades. The belief in beauty has become so dogmatic that it now conflicts with scientific objectivity: observation has been unable to confirm mindboggling theories, like supersymmetry or grand unification, invented by physicists based on aesthetic criteria. Worse, these "too good to not be true" theories are actually untestable and they have left the field in a cul-de-sac. To escape, physicists must rethink their methods. Only by embracing reality as it is can science discover the truth.
Publisher: Tyndale House
The ancient practice of lectio divina, or “divine reading,” teaches how to read through Scripture, think about the passage of Scripture, pray through the Scripture, and then go out and live Scripture. Using these four elements in a devotional style, and featuring readings from the English Standard Version, Solo teaches readers how to listen to what God is telling them through His Word. Those who study God’s Word in this way learn a new way to communicate with Him daily. Featuring 162 undated devotions, and encouraging the practice of lectio divina in the reader’s devotional time, the Solo devotional from NavPress uses the English Standard Version.