David Baldacci – Simple Genius
Uncategorized / November 26, 2018

EBook Format : PDF Synopsis : David Baldacci’s much-loved protagonists Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are having trouble adjusting to life in the wake of the terrible events that drove them to the brink in HOUR GAME. Dogged by hidden demons from her past, then almost killed in a barroom brawl, Michelle agrees to try therapy at a mental-health facility, where she simultaneously busts a criminal drug-dealing ring! Meanwhile, to right their shared career in the private security sector, Sean accepts an offer to investigate a mysterious death at a scientific think tank called Babbage Town, located suspiciously close to the CIA’s infamous yet covert training camp — “The Farm”. In Babbage Town, the security is tight as the world’s scientific geniuses race to invent technologies powerful enough to conquer the most sophisticated microprocessor. Michelle soon joins Sean, and before long both find themselves pawns in a terrifying game whose elusive players cite threats to national security as justification for their most heinous crimes.

David Baldacci – Saving Faith
Uncategorized / November 14, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Saving Faith, written by David Baldacci, is a thriller novel set with backdrop of the political lobbying, political corruption, and blackmail in the US Government. The book was initially published on November 9, 1999 by Warner Books. In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C., the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had: a young woman named Faith Lockhart. For Faith has done too much, knows too much, and will tell too much. Feared by some of the most powerful men in the world, Faith has been targeted to die. But when a private investigator walks into the middle of the assassination attempt, the shooting suddenly goes wrong, and an FBI agent is killed. Now Faith Lockhart must flee for her life – with her story, her deadly secret, and an unknown man she’s forced to trust…

David Baldacci – Split Second
Uncategorized / November 13, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Split Second is a crime fiction novel written by American writer David Baldacci. This is the first novel in the King and Maxwell book series. The book was published on September 30, 2003, by Grand Central Publishing. Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. And the candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge. Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making – and are a long way from over….

David Baldacci – Hour Game
Uncategorized / November 12, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : A woman is found murdered in the woods. It seems like a simple case but it soon escalates into a terrible nightmare. Someone is replicating the killing styles of the most infamous murderers of all time. No one knows this criminal’s motives…or who will die next. Two ex-Secret Service agents, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, have been hired to defend a man’s innocence in a burglary involving an aristocratic family. Then a series of secrets leads the partners right into the frantic hunt that is confounding even the FBI. Now King and Maxwell are playing the Hour Game, uncovering one horrifying revelation after another and putting their lives in danger. For the closer they get to the truth, the closer they get to the most shocking surprise of all.

Edith Wharton – The Age Of Innocent
Uncategorized / November 11, 2018

Author : Edith Wharton [Edith Newbold Jones] Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : One of Edith Wharton’s most famous novels—the first by a woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1921—exquisitely details a tragic struggle between love and responsibility in Gilded Age New York. The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people “dreaded scandal more than disease. ”The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920. Newland Archer, an aristocratic young lawyer, is engaged to the cloistered, beautiful May Welland. But when May’s cousin Ellen arrives from Europe, fleeing her failed marriage to a Polish count, her worldly and independent nature intrigues and unsettles Archer. Trapped by his passionless relationship with May and the social conventions that forbid a relationship with the disgraced Ellen, Archer is torn between possibility and duty. Wharton’s profound understanding of her characters’ lives makes the triangle of Archer, May, and Ellen both urgent and poignant. An incisive look at the ways desire and emotion must negotiate the complex rules of society,…

David Baldacci – Last Man Standing
Uncategorized / November 11, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : When Web London’s FBI Hostage Rescue Team is ambushed in a dark alley, Web is the only survivor. As the FBI investigates, suspicion surrounding Web deepens. Now, he needs help from an unlikely ally in his desperate search for the killer of his friends, and finds himself up against a force intent on finishing the job that began in the alley. Last Man Standing is a thriller novel written by David Baldacci. The book was initially published on November 6, 2001 by Grand Central Publishing.[1][2] The novel follows the protagonist, Web London, through a series of harrowing events. London is the only member of his elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team unit to survive after they are ambushed when executing a high risk raid against an apparent drug operation.

George Orwell – 1984
Uncategorized / November 10, 2018

Author : George Orwell Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.

Thomas Dixon – The Real Abraham Lincoln
Uncategorized / November 10, 2018

Author : Thomas Dixon Original Title : The Southerner – A Romance of the Real Lincoln Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Southern regional writer Thomas Dixon explores the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln in this 1913 novel. Tom seated himself at the table and looked into his wife’s face with a smile: “Nancy, it’s a meal fit for a king!” The supper over, he smoked his pipe before the cabin fire of blazing logs, while she cleared the wooden dishes. He watched her get the paper, goose-quill pen and ink as a prisoner sees the scaffold building for his execution. “Now we’re all ready,” she said cheerfully. The man laid his pipe down with a helpless look. A brief respite flashed through his mind. Maybe he could sidestep the lessons before she pinned him down. “Lord, Nancy, I forgot my gun. I must grease her right away,” he cried. He rose with a quick decisive movement and took his rifle from the rack. She knew it was useless to protest and let him have his way. Over every inch of its heavy barrel and polished walnut stock he rubbed a piece of greased linen with loving…

Aesop’s Fables
Uncategorized / November 10, 2018

Author : – Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Aesop’s Fables, or the Aesopica, is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 564 BCE. Of diverse origins, the stories associated with his name have descended to modern times through a number of sources and continue to be reinterpreted in different verbal registers and in popular as well as artistic media. The fables originally belonged to the oral tradition and were not collected for some three centuries after Aesop’s death. By that time a variety of other stories, jokes and proverbs were being ascribed to him, although some of that material was from sources earlier than him or came from beyond the Greek cultural sphere. The process of inclusion has continued until the present, with some of the fables unrecorded before the later Middle Ages and others arriving from outside Europe. The process is continuous and new stories are still being added to the Aesop corpus, even when they are demonstrably more recent work and sometimes from known authors. Manuscripts in Latin and Greek were important avenues of transmission, although poetical treatments in European…

Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol
Uncategorized / November 10, 2018

Author : Charles Dickens Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol during a period when the British were exploring and re-evaluating past Christmas traditions, including carols and newer customs such as Christmas trees. He was influenced by the experiences of his own youth and by the Christmas stories of other authors including Washington Irving and Douglas Jerrold. Dickens had written three Christmas stories prior to the novella, and was inspired following a visit to the Field Lane Ragged School, one of several establishments for London’s street children. The treatment of the poor and the ability of a selfish man to redeem himself by transforming into a more sympathetic…

Khaled Hosseini – A Thousand Splendid Suns
Uncategorized / November 10, 2018

Author : Khaled Hosseini Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : A Thousand Splendid Suns is a 2007 novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is his second, following his bestselling 2003 debut, The Kite Runner. Mariam is an illegitimate child, and suffers from both the stigma surrounding her birth along with the abuse she faces throughout her marriage. Laila, born a generation later, is comparatively privileged during her youth until their lives intersect and she is also forced to accept a marriage proposal from Rasheed, Mariam’s husband. Hosseini has remarked that he regards the novel as a “mother-daughter story” in contrast to The Kite Runner, which he considers a “father-son story”. It continues some of the themes used in his previous work, such as the familial aspects, but focuses primarily on female characters and their roles in Afghan society. Earning widespread critical acclaim upon publication, A Thousand Splendid Suns was released on May 22, 2007, and received favorable prepublication reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Booklist, becoming a number one New York Times bestseller for fifteen weeks following its release. During its first week on the market, it sold over one million copies. Columbia…

David Baldacci – Stone Cold
Uncategorized / November 8, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Oliver Stone and the Camel Club are back in their most dangerous adventure yet, a war on two fronts. Casino king Jerry Bagger from The Collectors is hunting Annabelle Conroy, the beautiful woman who conned him out of millions. Stone and his colleagues Reuben, Milton, and Caleb marshal all their resources to protect Annabelle. Yet all their skills may not be enough when a deadly new opponent rips off the veneer of Stone’s own mysterious past: Bagger’s menace pales next to newcomer Harry Finn’s lethality. Passing as a normal family man, Finn has already killed three men, with more targets to come. When Finn sets his bull’s-eye on Stone, his reason will be the greatest shock of all, causing readers to reconsider their views of good and evil. As bodies and institutions topple, the story rockets toward a shattering finale that will leave the survivors of this explosive tale changed forever.  

David Baldacci – Absolute Power
Uncategorized / November 7, 2018

Author : David Baldacci Language : English File Type : PDF Decription : Absolute Power is a 1996 book by David Baldacci, which was made into a 1997 film starring Clint Eastwood… An experienced burglar, Luther Whitney, breaks into a billionaire’s house with the intent of robbing it. While there, he witnesses the President of the United States and the billionaire’s wife having sex. However, their lovemaking turns violent and Secret Service agents burst in and kill the woman, which Whitney also sees. The reason Whitney was able to witness the murder was because he was behind a large one-way mirror that was a secret door into a large closet where the billionaire would sit and watch when his wife had sex with another man. Whitney escapes, but not before the Secret Service learns of his presence; they blame the wife’s murder on Whitney. Whitney goes on the run from the President’s agents while a detective tries to piece together the crime.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film Volume 1 : Academy Awards – Crime Films
Uncategorized / November 5, 2018

Editor : Barry Keith Grant File Type : PDF Language : English Description : This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history. Approximately 200 entries cover specific topics, including acting, censorship, editing, lighting and others. Also included are more than 230 career profiles, placing individual achievements in the context of specific topics (for example, Robert Altman is featured in the article on “Sound”). Additional features include a comprehensive index; a list of further reading sources; 350 black-and-white and 150 full color photographs; and more.

Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion, Costume and Culture Volume 5
Uncategorized / November 2, 2018

Author : Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast File Type : PDF Language : PDF Description : Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion, Costume and Culture Volume 5 – Modern World Part II: 1946 to 2003 1946–60 Post–World War II: 1946–60 Dress in Communist China (box) Clothing Overview Bill Blass (box) American Look Bikini Bold Look Furs Gray Flannel Suit Mix-and-Match Clothing New Look Preppy Look Rock ’n’ Roll Style  

Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 4
Uncategorized / November 2, 2018

Author : Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast File Type : PDF Language : English Description : Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 4 – Modern World part I This set provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture. Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. With further division of the information by region, similar nations, countries and cultures are presented together and include an overview broken up with numerous subheads leading students directly to the information they need. For additional ease-of-use, information on specific fashion items and the country or culture that used them is divided into four main topics areas…