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Fateful Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Harper Collins
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Eighteen-year-old maid Tess Davies is determined to escape the wealthy, troubled family she serves. It’s 1912, and Tess has been trapped in the employ of the Lisles for years, amid painful memories and twisted secrets. But now the Lisle family is headed to America, with Tess in tow. Once the ship they’re sailing on—the RMS Titanic—reaches its destination, Tess plans to strike out and create a new lifefor herself. Her single-minded focus shatters when she meets Alec, a handsome first-class passenger who captivates her instantly. But Alec has secrets of his own. He’s in a hurry to leave Europe, and whispers aboard the ship say it’s because of the tragic end of his last affair with the French actress who died so gruesomely and so mysteriously. . . . Soon Tess will learn just how dark Alec’s past truly is. The danger they face is no ordinary enemy: werewolves exist and are stalking him—and now her, too. Her growing love for Alec will put Tess in mortal peril, and fate will do the same before their journey on the Titanic is over. In Fateful, New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray delivers paranormal adventure, dark suspense, and alluring romance set against the opulent backdrop of the Titanic’s first—and last—voyage.

Dreams of Love and Fateful Encounters

Dreams of Love and Fateful Encounters Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ethel S. Person
Editor: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585626557
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This groundbreaking study has been widely hailed for its focus on a human emotion generally considered impervious to rational analysis: romantic, passionate love. Ethel Person views romantic love as a powerful agent of change, arguing that it is as central to human culture as it is to human existence. This new edition of Dreams of Love and Fateful Encounters emphasizes the relevance of passion not only to lovers but also to mental health professionals whose patients often enter treatment because of love-related issues -- from the inability to love or make a commitment to the perils of extramarital love to love sickness or loss of love. She forthrightly addresses not only the power of love to unlock the soul but also its inherent paradoxes and conflicts. Employing a philosophical perspective in order to understand the existential dilemmas posed by love, and a cultural perspective in order to understand its cultural variability, Dr. Person breaks with contemporary intellectual and philosophical dismissive assumptions about romantic love. She acknowledges love's vital importance and power, proposing that passion serves an important function not only for the individual but also for the culture while charging psychoanalysis with a reductionist emphasis on sexuality and psychopathology that has narrowed the focus of inquiry into love. Among the issues she discusses are: romantic love's sources in our early lives, its relationship to imagination and creativity, and its capacity to enable the lover to transcend the self how romantic love often demands a reordering of values and promotes personal growth by exposing the self to new risks and possibilities the transformational potential of transference love in the therapy process flaws in the common misperception that women are more influenced by romantic love than men considerations of homosexual love, love across generations, and love triangles, focusing on the individual growth that can result from such relationships Citing accounts of love drawn from literature, film, and real life, Person focuses on the lover's internal soliloquy and external dialogue with the beloved that can develop over an individual's life. An uplifting resource for people experiencing failing or unorthodox romances, Dreams of Love and Fateful Encounters boldly takes on issues pertinent to lovers, to professionals who encounter patients for whom key conflicts revolve around romantic love, and to anyone who has struggled to understand the importance of romantic love in his or her own life.

Fateful Triangle

Fateful Triangle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tanvi Madan
Editor: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815737726
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Taking a long view of the three-party relationship, and its future prospects In this Asian century, scholars, officials and journalists are increasingly focused on the fate of the rivalry between China and India. They see the U.S. relationships with the two Asian giants as now intertwined, after having followed separate paths during the Cold War. In Fateful Triangle, Tanvi Madan argues that China’s influence on the U.S.-India relationship is neither a recent nor a momentary phenomenon. Drawing on documents from India and the United States, she shows that American and Indian perceptions of and policy toward China significantly shaped U.S.-India relations in three crucial decades, from 1949 to 1979. Fateful Triangle updates our understanding of the diplomatic history of U.S.-India relations, highlighting China’s central role in it, reassesses the origins and practice of Indian foreign policy and nonalignment, and provides historical context for the interactions between the three countries. Madan’s assessment of this formative period in the triangular relationship is of more than historic interest. A key question today is whether the United States and India can, or should develop ever-closer ties as a way of countering China’s desire to be the dominant power in the broader Asian region. Fateful Triangle argues that history shows such a partnership is neither inevitable nor impossible. A desire to offset China brought the two countries closer together in the past, and could do so again. A look to history, however, also shows that shared perceptions of an external threat from China are necessary, but insufficient, to bring India and the United States into a close and sustained alignment: that requires agreement on the nature and urgency of the threat, as well as how to approach the threat strategically, economically, and ideologically. With its long view, Fateful Triangle offers insights for both present and future policymakers as they tackle a fateful, and evolving, triangle that has regional and global implications.

Fateful Time

Fateful Time Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephanie Flynn
Editor: Small Fish Publishing
ISBN: 1952372135
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A grieving widow seeks comfort at her favorite antique store and finds a trinket that controls time. Can Sarah go back and save the man she loves, or is he fated to die? This is a standalone time travel romance short story. Check out other works at StephanieFlynn.net and get a FREE book!

Fateful Lightning

Fateful Lightning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Allen C. Guelzo
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199843295
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The Civil War is the greatest trauma ever experienced by the American nation, a four-year paroxysm of violence that left in its wake more than 600,000 dead, more than 2 million refugees, and the destruction (in modern dollars) of more than $700 billion in property. The war also sparked some of the most heroic moments in American history and enshrined a galaxy of American heroes. Above all, it permanently ended the practice of slavery and proved, in an age of resurgent monarchies, that a liberal democracy could survive the most frightful of challenges. In Fateful Lightning, two-time Lincoln Prize-winning historian Allen C. Guelzo offers a marvelous portrait of the Civil War and its era, covering not only the major figures and epic battles, but also politics, religion, gender, race, diplomacy, and technology. And unlike other surveys of the Civil War era, it extends the reader's vista to include the postwar Reconstruction period and discusses the modern-day legacy of the Civil War in American literature and popular culture. Guelzo also puts the conflict in a global perspective, underscoring Americans' acute sense of the vulnerability of their republic in a world of monarchies. He examines the strategy, the tactics, and especially the logistics of the Civil War and brings the most recent historical thinking to bear on emancipation, the presidency and the war powers, the blockade and international law, and the role of intellectuals, North and South. Written by a leading authority on our nation's most searing crisis, Fateful Lightning offers a vivid and original account of an event whose echoes continue with Americans to this day.

Fateful Encounters

Fateful Encounters Pdf/ePub eBook Author: B. Wild
Editor: XinXii
ISBN: 3961420890
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In Central Park, New York, a young woman asks a tourist for help. The meeting sparks off a series of other encounters, and a dangerous hide and seek game ensues. He can run, he can hide, he can outwit his pursuers, but in the process the Tourist loses everything, including his identity and control over his own fate. Is he a pawn in a political game of international relations? Is he at the mercy of a powerful and ruthless megalomaniac businessman-the controlling father of the young woman? Or is he simply a very insecure, passive man who becomes a victim of his own self-fulfilling prophecy?

Fateful Choices

Fateful Choices Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ian Kershaw
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101202378
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The newest immensely original undertaking from the historian who gave us the defining two-volume portrait of Hitler, Fateful Choices puts Ian Kershaw's analytical and storytelling gifts on dazzling display. From May 1940 to December 1941, the leaders of the world's six major powers made a series of related decisions that determined the final outcome of World War II and shaped the course of human destiny. As the author examines the connected stories of these profound choices, he restores a sense of drama and contingency to this pivotal moment, producing one of the freshest, most important books on World War II in years' one with powerful contemporary relevance.

Lost on Earth or Fateful Love

Lost on Earth or Fateful Love Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lily Alex
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781469112763
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Can angels and demons fall in love and act like ordinary people? This is a romantic thriller about love adventures of angels, demons, and humans in the "real" life. Can Love bring happiness or problems and troubles only? This is a romantic story. If you do not believe in strong feelings, do not read it. But this also is an action-filled book that will capture your attention until you finish reading. What if your loved one was brutally murdered? This book contains cruel events, strong language, violence, some sexual situations. It is just like real life after all. In this fantasy story Love and loss, miracles and actions are tied together. In this book no sin goes without a punishment, however, no prayer goes without a response. All the time the heroes have to make their choice. She wants him, she gets him, she loses him, she wins him. He can not control her. These are a few love stories. The heroes love and help each other, they are brawling and fighting, they split up and make up, they are ready to die for each other, and even death can not separate them. Evil is interminable, but Love always wins! In the books by Lily Alex you will find: Horror, suspense, terror, thriller, hatred, dark, adventure, adventures, movie, mysticism, mystic, mystical, mystery, spiritual, sacred, magic, spirit, blood, bloody, blood-spattered, demon, demons, Lucifer, Devil, violent, brutal, horrific, shock, assassinate, murderer, massacre, killer, death, kill, slay, slaughter, killing, supernatural, paranormal, weird, bizarre, death, Hell, Torture, Misery, Torment, Agony, psychic, dreadful, chilling, dark, crime, spirituality, eerie, unworldly, violence, aggression, violent, odd, abnormal, immoral, evil, unusual, creepy, gory, Agony, Anguish, nightmare, nightmares, chilling, frightening, scary, terrifying, nerve-racking, shocking, panicky, panic, terror, Horror, suspense, terror, thriller, hatred, dark adventure, adventures, movie, mysticism, mystic, mystical, mystery, spiritual, sacred, magic, spirit, blood, bloody, blood-spattered, demon, demons, Lucifer, Devil, violent, brutal, horrific, shock, assassinate, murderer, massacre, killer, death, kill, slay, slaughter, killing, supernatural, paranormal, weird, bizarre, death, Hell, Torture, Misery,Torment, Agony, psychic, dreadful, chilling, dark, crime, spirituality, eerie, unworldly, violence, aggression, violent, odd, abnormal, immoral, evil, unusual, creepy, gory, Agony, Anguish, nightmare, nightmares, chilling, frightening,scary, terrifying, nerve-racking, shocking, panicky, panic, terror, romantic, love story, love, lover, affair, faith, girlfriend, girl, girls, woman, women, true based, man, men, book, books, read online, free, free love, affection,feeling, feelings, suffer, suffering, love sufferings, fiction, imaginary tale, romantic, romance novel, love story, love, lover, affair, faith, girlfriend, girl, girls, female, womens, man, men, book, books, read online, free, free love, affection, feeling, feelings, suffer, suffering, love sufferings, fantasy, saga, true-life, boyfriend, boyfriends, gigolo, escort, wife, husband, family, family, son, daughter, parents, children, childrens, Russia, Russian, Russians, USA, U.S.A, United States, freebies, freedom, idealistic, loving, yarn, dreamy, affectionate, devoted, caring, keen, affectionate, tender, adoring, amorous, faithful, keen, jealousy, jealous, love, lover, lovers, love story, stories, Russian, Russians, Lily Alex, Horror, suspense, terror, thriller, hatred, dark, adventure, adventures, movie, mysticism, mystic, mystical, mystery, spiritual, sacred, magic, spirit, blood, bloody, blood-spattered, demon, demons, Lucifer, Satan, Devil, violent, brutal, horrific, shock, assassinate, murderer, massacre, killer, death, kill, slay, slaughter, killing, supernatural, paranormal, weird, bizarre, death, Hell, Torture, Misery, Torment, Agony, psychic, dreadful, chil

The Fateful Triangle

The Fateful Triangle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stuart Hall
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674983009
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A Financial Times Best Economics Book of the Year A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year “A highly intelligent, fact-based defense of the virtues of an open, competitive economy and society.” —Fareed Zakaria, Global Public Square, CNN “Amid a growing backlash against international economic interdependence, Clausing makes a strong case in favor of foreign trade in goods and services, the cross-border movement of capital, and immigration. This valuable book amounts to a primer on globalization.” —Richard N. Cooper, Foreign Affairs Critics on the Left have long attacked open markets and free trade agreements for exploiting the poor and undermining labor, while those on the Right complain that they unjustly penalize workers back home. Kimberly Clausing takes on both sides in her compelling case that open economies are actually a force for good. Turning to the data to separate substance from spin, she shows how international trade makes countries richer, raises living standards, benefits consumers, and brings nations together, and outlines a progressive agenda to manage globalization more effectively, presenting strategies to equip workers for a modern economy, and establish a better partnership between labor and the business community.

Fateful Harvest

Fateful Harvest Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Duff Wilson
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061873764
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I see soil in a new light, and I wonder about my own lawn and garden. What have I sprinkled on my backyard? Is somebody using my home, my food, to recycle toxic waste? It seems unbelievable, outlandish -- but what if it's true? A riveting expose, Fateful Harvest tells the story of Patty Martin -- the mayor of a small Washington town called Quincy -- who discovers American industries are dumping toxic waste into farmers' fields and home gardens by labeling it "fertilizer." She becomes outraged at the failed crops, sick horses, and rare diseases in her town, as well as the threats to her children's health. Yet, when she blows the whistle on a nationwide problem, Patty Martin is nearly run out of town. Duff Wilson, whose Seattle Times series on this story was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, provides the definitive account of a new and alarming environmental scandal. Fateful Harvest is a gripping study of corruption and courage, of recklessness and reckoning. It is a story that speaks to the greatest fears -- and ultimate hope -- in us all.

European Socialist Regimes' Fateful Engagement with the West

European Socialist Regimes' Fateful Engagement with the West Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Angela Romano,Federico Romero
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000210359
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European Socialist Regimes' Fateful Engagement with the West by Angela Romano,Federico Romero Summary

This edited volume analyses European socialist countries’ strategy of engagement with the West and the European Economic Community in the long 1970s. The book focuses on a time when the socialist regimes of Central and Eastern Europe banked their hopes for prosperity and stability on enhanced relations with the West. Crossing the traditional differences among diverse fields of historiography, it assesses the complex influence of European and global processes of transformation on the socialist elites’ reading of the international political and economic environment and their consequent decision-making. The volume also explores the debate in each country among and within the elites involved in policymaking as they elaborated this strategic view and coped with shortcomings and unexpected turns. A comparative analysis of national cases shows a shared logic and common patterns, together with national variations and a plurality of views on the desirability of exchanges with their capitalist neighbours and on the ways to promote them. The multinational coverage of seven countries makes this volume a starting point for anyone interested in each socialist state’s foreign policy, intra-bloc relations, economic strategy, transformation and collapse, relations with the European Community and access to the EU. This book will be of much interest to students and researchers of Cold War Studies, European history, and International Relations.

Doctor Fate Vol. 3: Fateful Threads

Doctor Fate Vol. 3: Fateful Threads Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Levitz
Editor: DC Comics
ISBN: 1401277446
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Khalid Nassour was just a first-year med student when he was chosen by the spirit of the sorcerer Nabu to be the new bearer of the helmet of Doctor Fate. Since then, he’s been learning about the world of magic and what it means to be a hero…but not without making a few almost deadly mistakes along the way. But now Khalid’s long-lost great uncle has returned-Kent Nelson, the original hero known as Doctor Fate. And just in time, as Khalid’s home of New York City and his loved ones find themselves under attack by fire demons and Egyptian gods. Now there are two Fates to protect the city but, unfortunately, the only one who can save New York is the one who still doesn’t understand his powers. Will Khalid master the helmet’s magic in time or is his career as a hero fated to end quickly? Acclaimed storytellers Paul Levitz (LEGION OF SUPERHEROES) and Sonny Liew (THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE) bring their critically acclaimed reinvention of Doctor Fate to an astonishing conclusion with the help of guest artists Brendan McCarthy (SHADE, THE CHANGING MAN), Inaki Miranda (CATWOMAN) and Ibrahim Moustafa (High Crimes)! Collects DOCTOR FATE #13-18.

The Fateful Lightning

The Fateful Lightning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeff Shaara
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345549201
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Jeff Shaara comes the riveting final installment in the Civil War series that began with A Blaze of Glory and continued in A Chain of Thunder and The Smoke at Dawn. November 1864: As the Civil War rolls into its fourth bloody year, the tide has turned decidedly in favor of the Union. A grateful Abraham Lincoln responds to Ulysses S. Grant’s successes by bringing the general east, promoting Grant to command the entire Union war effort, while William Tecumseh Sherman now directs the Federal forces that occupy all of Tennessee. In a massive surge southward, Sherman conquers the city of Atlanta, sweeping aside the Confederate army under the inept leadership of General John Bell Hood. Pushing through northern Georgia, Sherman’s legendary March to the Sea shoves away any Rebel presence, and by Christmas 1864 the city of Savannah falls into the hands of “Uncle Billy.” Now there is but one direction for Sherman to go. In his way stands the last great hope for the Southern cause, General Joseph E. Johnston. In the concluding novel of his epic Civil War tetralogy, Jeff Shaara tells the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarum sounded. Through Sherman’s eyes, we gain insight into the mind of the general who vowed to “make Georgia howl” until it surrendered. In Johnston, we see a man agonizing over the limits of his army’s power, and accepting the burden of leading the last desperate effort to ensure the survival of the Confederacy. The Civil War did not end quietly. It climaxed in a storm of fury that lay waste to everything in its path. The Fateful Lightning brings to life those final brutal, bloody months of fighting with you-are-there immediacy, grounded in the meticulous research that readers have come to expect from Jeff Shaara. Praise for The Fateful Lightning “Powerful and emotional . . . highly recommended.”—Historical Novels Review “Outstanding . . . Shaara combines his extensive knowledge of military history with his consummate skill as a storyteller.”—Booklist “Readers . . . looking for an absorbing novel will be well rewarded.”—The Clarion-Ledger “A great accomplishment and a more than fitting conclusion to Shaara’s work on the Civil War.”—Bookreporter

Fateful Ties

Fateful Ties Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gordon H. Chang
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674426134
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Americans look to China with fascination and fear, unsure whether it is friend or foe but certain it will play a crucial role in their future. This is nothing new, Gordon Chang says. Fateful Ties draws on literature, art, biography, popular culture, and politics to trace America’s long and varied preoccupation with China.

One Fateful May Day

One Fateful May Day Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Mariel
Editor: Brook Ridge Press
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Lady Emma Finch knew disaster would strike when she agreed to accompany her friends to the village May Day festival. Viscount Linley, Archer Wakefield, attended the festival with fun and frolic in mind. Neither could have guessed what would happen once their paths crossed.

A Fateful Inheritance

A Fateful Inheritance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Judith Condon
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1462827802
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THE FATEFUL PENDANT Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Erika P. Hamlet
Editor: Erika P. Hamlet
ISBN: 1646336364
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The Fateful Pendant is a historical novel, fiction that takes place at the end of the 18th century in France. When the mother of the family passed away after a long, serious illness, the widowed husband, Osmond, the father of two sons, decides to relocate closer to his sister. The older son Wallace starts working for a shipbuilder, Mr. Trottier, alongside with his father. The younger son, Raul is helping his aunt, Resly selling the produce from her farm. One day after a lot of rain, when numerous puddles are scattered on the ground with the water that the drenched soil wasn't able to soak up yet, Trottier’s daughter, Nathalie is intentionally splattered with this dirty water as she walks through the marketplace together with her older sister Annie. One of the ragged rascals jumps into a puddle right next to her because he hates this dolled-up girl who has everything she’s ever wanted, although he doesn’t know her very well. Raul, whose mother always asked him to treat people nicely while she was still alive, immediately hurries over to assist the girl and cleans off her muddied face, clothes, as well as shoes then he carries the basket with her purchases all the way to the manor where she lives. As time goes by, Nathalie becomes friends with the poor Raul and this friendship lasts long years; however, this is a thorn in the side of Gerard who doesn’t like seeing his sister in the company of this poor boy. Raul has started working at the shipyard of Mr. Trottier as well - thanks to Nathalie who had put in a good word for him with her father - the malicious Gerard starts to weave a net of intrigues and achieves his ends.... Following Raul’s disappearance, Nathalie refuses to eat and her illness starts to return. Due to the softening of her bones, she has to revert back using a wheelchair because she is very weak and cannot walk by herself. Raul who listened to his brother's advice to run away in order to avoid going to jail after Gerard, Nathalie’s brother falsely accuses him of a crime, becomes a refugee in his own country. That fateful night, when Raul hides in a morgue at a cemetery and is convinced that no one would look for him there, around midnight, however, he encounters a drunk gravedigger who screams in his face that Raul is the devil who was sent back to steal the treasure – jewelry stolen from the deceased that the gravedigger has hidden there in the morgue. Raul truly does take the jewels that he finds there and puts one of them around his neck, a chain, with a pendant in the shape of a miniature dagger with a handle inlaid with rubies. Raul didn't have a slight idea of how this is going to change his life….

A World of Trouble – Fateful Decisions

A World of Trouble – Fateful Decisions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jacky Renouf
Editor: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1838596186
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1940, Guernsey. Nineteen is a time to be young, to make rash decisions and follow your heart. For Marion, Stella and Rachel, age doesn’t mean a thing when World War Two comes to their shores. A mass evacuation springs into action, hundreds of people, both friends and family, fleeing their tranquil island.