The Ambition by Lee Strobel

By Lee Strobel

A corrupt pass judgement on in a mob homicide case. A disappointed pastor, hungry for energy. A cynical reporter, sniffing for a scandal. A playing addict whose mystery tape threatens the lives of all people who hears it. manhattan instances bestselling writer Lee Strobel weaves those edgy characters into an elaborate mystery set in a glowing, suburban megachurch, a big-city newspaper suffering for survival, and the shadowy corridors of political intrigue. The unforeseen climax is as gripping because the agreement killing that punctuates the outlet scene.

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Archives of the University of Cambridge: An Historical by Heather E. Peek, Catherine P. Hall

By Heather E. Peek, Catherine P. Hall

Released in 1962, this account of the collage files at Cambridge can be of specific significance to these drawn to the background of the college. the 1st half describes the expansion of the records from their beginnings within the 13th century and the adjustments of fortune they've got passed through in the course of that point. half presents a survey of the information, putting the most teams within the context of the college. The authors exhibit how the extra vital periods of data built and the locations they occupied within the workings of the management. There are 3 appendices: a short precis of the sessions pointed out and the dates they hide; an inventory of muniments of name to landed estate; and a bibliography directory released works that have contained or included files from the Archive. There are 16 illustrations from the documents themselves.

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The Climate in Historical Times: Towards a Synthesis of by Jörg F. W. Negendank (auth.), Dr. Hubertus Fischer, Dr.

By Jörg F. W. Negendank (auth.), Dr. Hubertus Fischer, Dr. Thomas Kumke, Dr. Gerrit Lohmann, Dr. Götz Flöser, Professor Dr. Heinrich Miller, Professor Dr. Hans von Storch, Professor Dr. Jörg F. W. Negendank (eds.)

An creation to the KIHZ undertaking the outline of the weather approach and the quantification of its average variability and dynamics is key to evaluate an ongoing anthropogenic cli­ mate swap and to validate weather and biogeochemical versions to permit for trustworthy projections into the longer term. as the spatio-temporal assurance of direct meteorological observations is very restricted, high-resolution and ab­ solutely dated weather information symbolize the single key to a quantification of seasonal to millenial weather adaptations some time past. additionally, weather mod­ els offer insights into the key procedures and factors suitable for weather variability on those time scales. either ways signify one facet of an analogous medal, notwithstanding melting each side all the way down to one mixed attempt is usually hampered by means of stumbling blocks outlined through the several nature of the techniques. for example, common move versions (GCMs) according to se care for spatially resolved information representing actual weather variables within the version global (such as temperature or precipitation) with every one version run reflecting one attainable consciousness of weather historical past lower than given boundary stipulations. against this, the documents of average weather files are prompted through weather diversifications as they came about actually, despite the fact that, are usually consultant of neighborhood weather stipulations merely. additionally, the weather details deduced from ordinary data is in approximately all circumstances in response to weather proxies, whose courting to actual weather variables, the so known as move functionality, should be validated beforehand.

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Hume's critique of religion : 'Sick Men's Dreams' by Alan Bailey, Dan O'Brien

By Alan Bailey, Dan O'Brien

During this quantity, authors Alan Bailey and Dan O'Brien research the whole import of David Hume's arguments and the context of the society within which his paintings got here to fruition. They study the nuanced nature of Hume's philosophical discourse and supply an educated investigate his place at the attainable content material and rational justification of non secular trust. The authors first element the pressures and types of repression Read more...

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No Ordinary Groom by Gayle Callen

By Gayle Callen

No traditional Engagement leave out Jane Whittington's hopes were dashed. She'd continuously imagined herself marrying a person bold, adventurous, intriguing. as an alternative, the fellow her father has betrothed her to is...a fop! definitely William Chadwick is devastatingly good-looking, yet Jane might by no means love a dandy who cares for not anything shop the most recent models. So why does his heated gaze enflame a hope in her that she's by no means recognized? No traditional Love His paintings as a British undercover agent has stored William except right society for years -- and he has no concept that his most up-to-date “disguise” is whatever below applicable. Now that he longs for an easier, more secure lot, he believes he is discovered his excellent bride during this impossible to resist good looks. however it will take a different type of seduction to win Jane's center. And while the Crown calls him again into carrier, how can William refuse -- no matter if it expenditures him the peace he covets...and the lady he can not reside with out?

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Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan 3rd Edition (Historical by Ludwig W. Adamec

By Ludwig W. Adamec

In the course of nearly 250 years of its life, Afghanistan has advanced from rule via a tribal aristocracy to constitutional monarchy and people’s democratic republic, culminating within the institution of a theocracy within which strength rests with the spiritual institution, the ulama. A civil conflict, next to the communist defeat in 1992, led to the emergence of the Talibanwho meant to set up a “true Islamic state.” Taliban misrule, help for terrorist teams, and alliance with Osama bin encumbered ended in American intervention leading to a renewed try and identify a broad-based democratic government.This 3rd variation of the old Dictionary of Afghanistan offers researchers with up-to-date info and substantial new fabric. It contains entries on significant old occasions, vital locations, major personalities - earlier and current - and critical points of the country’s tradition, faith, and economic system. The creation includes an overview ofAfghanistan’s political background, an appendix features a variety of records, and a complete bibliography introduces the reader to extra resources.

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Seduced By Your Spell by Lois Greiman

By Lois Greiman

To London society, they have been not anything greater than a gaggle of well-bred girls accumulating to gossip concerning the bachelors of the ton. however the ladies of Lavender condominium proportion an unusual present that may make them days choked with danger—and nights of desire.

She is the main ravishing creature in all of London, identified for her demure smile and angelic demeanor. yet Madeline Fallon, girl Redcomb,is no mere blushing good looks. Blessed with a extraordinary and mysterious expertise, she is decided to find the reality at the back of the new kidnapping of a tender lady. even though it capacity risking her personal lifestyles, she's going to now not be stopped via any man—even the haunted, good-looking Jasper Reeves.

Sworn to maintain the secrets and techniques of Lavender residence, Jasper joins Maddie on her research, claiming his basically challenge is her security. yet his factors aren't natural. Engulfed through wish, praying for passion's candy free up, he may do whatever to be close to the enthralling woman Redcomb. He has been bewitched—seduced through her robust, excellent spell.

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A Stolen Heart (Mira) by Candace Camp

By Candace Camp

3 siblings estranged by means of secrets...reunited through love.Lord Thorpe's new enterprise accomplice isn't what he anticipated. along with her billowy black hair and creamy pores and skin, Alexandra Ward is stunningly attractive, brashly outspoken...and the suitable picture of a filthy rich lady lengthy concept dead.Straight from the USA, Alexandra unearths London fraught with threat. Her visual appeal on Thorpe's arm sends surprise rippling via society and arouses hushed whispers: is she a schemer looking for a useless woman's fortune, or an blameless stuck up in conditions that she does not understand?Someone understands the reality, somebody who does not wish Alexandra to dwell lengthy adequate to benefit something. merely Lord Thorpe will help her now--if he can conquer his personal suspicions.

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Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s by Yanek Mieczkowski

By Yanek Mieczkowski

Heritage has now not been variety to Gerald Ford. His identify conjures up a picture of both America's purely unelected president, who by surprise pardoned his corrupt predecessor, or an accident-prone guy who did not supply expert management to a rustic in household turmoil. In Gerald Ford and the demanding situations of the 1970s, historian Yanek Mieczkowski reexamines Ford's and a part years in workplace, exhibiting that his presidency effectively faced the main vexing crises of the postwar period.

Surveying the country of the USA within the Seventies, Mieczkowski makes a speciality of the commercial demanding situations dealing with the rustic. He argues that Ford's figuring out of the nationwide financial system used to be larger than that of the other smooth president, that Ford oversaw a dramatic aid of inflation, and that his makes an attempt to unravel the power obstacle have been established in sound monetary ideas. all through his presidency, Ford worked less than the legacy of Watergate. Democrats scored landslide victories within the 1974 midterm elections, and the president engaged with a lively competition Congress. inside of an anemic Republican occasion, the suitable wing challenged Ford's management, at the same time pundits estimated the loss of life of the GOP. but Ford reinvigorated the occasion and formed a 1976 crusade technique opposed to Jimmy Carter that introduced him from thirty issues at the back of to a useless warmth on election day.

Mieczkowski attracts on a number of own interviews with the previous president, cupboard officers, and individuals of the Ninety-fourth Congress. In his reassessment of this underrated president, Ford emerges as a talented govt, a good diplomat, and a pace-setter with a transparent imaginative and prescient for America's destiny. operating to heal a divided country, Ford unified the GOP and laid the foundation for the Republican resurgence in next many years. the 1st significant paintings at the former president to seem in additional than ten years, Gerald Ford and the demanding situations of the Seventies combines the simplest of biography and monetary, social, and presidential background to create an fascinating portrait of a president, his occasions, and his legacy.

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The world's social evil a historical review and study of the by William Burgess

By William Burgess

Excerpt from The World's Social Evil: A ancient evaluation and learn of the issues in terms of the Subject

In his pleasant remark upon the way forward for the U.S., the Hon. James Bryce didn't take into consideration the main critical elements which impact, for evil, the lifetime of our nation. He mentioned that the govt of our towns is the only conspicuous failure of the U.S.. (1) those jet black evils, Mr. Bryce thinks, are ao counted for within the natural weak point of our political procedure, as utilized to municipal executive, a attention which definitely demands the considerate minds of innovative statesmen and of all citizens.

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