Synful Dreams [Syn's Playground]

Author: Shea Balik

Publisher: Siren-BookStrand

ISBN: 164010450X

Category: Fiction

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Contemporary Romance, M/M, HEA] Syn Evans was a Dom who believed he had the world at his fingertips. That was until until he'd made the biggest mistake of his life. It had taken witnessing his friends find love and even getting married that made him realize he needed to man up and make amends with the one man who still owned his heart. Even if that meant groveling.PJ had been devastated when Syn had left him, but he'd somehow managed to get over the love of his life. Or so he thought. It wasn't until Syn waltzed back into his life that PJ understood he not only hadn't gotten over Syn or the need he had to submit to his Dom, but he was still in love with him. The only question was, could he find a way to forgive Syn for leaving him all those years ago and find a path for their future? ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Wicked Deeds [Syn's Playground]

Author: Shea Balik

Publisher: Siren-BookStrand

ISBN: 164243101X

Category: Fiction

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Contemporary Consensual BDSM Romance, M/M, sex toys HEA] Heartbroken after another sub had cheated on him, Kent "Wicked" Fields had decided to give up on finding that one sub to build a future with. He should have known fate would screw with him the first time he hooked up with a sub and not let him ignore the sweet heat that could be found in the cute little waiter. Adam "Butsy" Butts found himself once more tossed away like yesterday's garbage by the new bouncer. What he didn't understand was why. Maybe his ex was right, and Butsy was bad in bed. If only he could forget what it felt like to be held by the man of his dreams. It would be difficult, but Butsy feared it was time to face facts. He was meant to be alone. But happily ever after would be around the corner if Syn has anything to say about it. Warning: Wicked Deeds abounds when Syn becomes involved.

The Art Of Seduction

Author: Robert Greene

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 1847651402

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

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Which sort of seducer could you be? Siren? Rake? Cold Coquette? Star? Comedian? Charismatic? Or Saint? This book will show you which. Charm, persuasion, the ability to create illusions: these are some of the many dazzling gifts of the Seducer, the compelling figure who is able to manipulate, mislead and give pleasure all at once. When raised to the level of art, seduction, an indirect and subtle form of power, has toppled empires, won elections and enslaved great minds. In this beautiful, sensually designed book, Greene unearths the two sides of seduction: the characters and the process. Discover who you, or your pursuer, most resembles. Learn, too, the pitfalls of the anti-Seducer. Immerse yourself in the twenty-four manoeuvres and strategies of the seductive process, the ritual by which a seducer gains mastery over their target. Understand how to 'Choose the Right Victim', 'Appear to Be an Object of Desire' and 'Confuse Desire and Reality'. In addition, Greene provides instruction on how to identify victims by type. Each fascinating character and each cunning tactic demonstrates a fundamental truth about who we are, and the targets we've become - or hope to win over. The Art of Seduction is an indispensable primer on the essence of one of history's greatest weapons and the ultimate power trip. From the internationally bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, Mastery, and The 33 Strategies Of War.

Linda Goodman's Love Signs

Author: Linda Goodman

Publisher: RosettaBooks

ISBN: 0795316488

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 944

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The 1968 publication of Linda Goodman's Sun Signs popularized astrology worldwide. Magazines and newspapers began running regular astrology columns and Goodman contributed insert articles into the mass circulation women's magazines. An ever increasing percentage of people knew their sign (as well as yours) and studied astrological tendencies. Linda Goodman's Love Signs addresses and answered the question asked by everyone familiar with astrology--how do I relate to someone of another sign? Each sign is "related" to the twelve signs of the zodiac in a different and unique way. Each section addresses the differences for a male and a female with the same sign matches. This edition of Linda Goodman's Love Signs has been fully updated with current references and Goodman's magical first-person prose has been preserved so that the reading experience is as enjoyable as when this work was first published. This ebook edition of Linda Goodman's Love Signs is the first time that this classic work has been available in electronic format.

Death of a Hero

Author: Richard Aldington

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101602937

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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One of the great World War I antiwar novels—honest, chilling, and brilliantly satirical Based on the author's experiences on the Western Front, Richard Aldington's first novel, Death of a Hero, finally joins the ranks of Penguin Classics. Our hero is George Winterbourne, who enlists in the British Expeditionary Army during the Great War and gets sent to France. After a rash of casualties leads to his promotion through the ranks, he grows increasingly cynical about the war and disillusioned by the hypocrisies of British society. Aldington's writing about Britain's ignorance of the tribulations of its soldiers is among the most biting ever published. Death of a Hero vividly evokes the morally degrading nature of combat as it rushes toward its astounding finish. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A Philosophical Biography

Author: Julian Young

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521871174

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 649

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A look at the life and work of the influential philosopher reveals his anguished existence and assesses the philosophical connotations of his morality, religion, and art.

A Difficult Young Man: Text Classics

Author: Martin Boyd

Publisher: Text Publishing

ISBN: 1921921757

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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Winner, Australian Literature Society Gold Medal in 1956. Introduction by Sonya Hartnett. 'Nearly everyone between the ages of eighteen and thirty turns against his family and wants to escape from it. When he is sixty he wants to creep back to the nursery fireside, but it is no longer there.' Handsome, proud, reprehensible, misunderstood. Dominic Langton is the dark heart of A Difficult Young Man. His brother Guy can scarcely understand where he fits into the pattern of things or what he might do next. Martin Boyd's much loved novel is an elegant, witty and compelling family tale about the contradictions of growing up. Martin Boyd was born in Switzerland in 1893 into a family that was to achieve fame in the Australian arts. His first novel, Love Gods, was published in 1925. Three years later The Montforts appeared, under the pseudonym Martin Mills. International success came with Lucinda Brayford, followed by the Langton Quartet: The Cardboard Crown, A Difficult Young Man, Outbreak of Love, When Blackbirds Sing. In 1957 he went to Rome, where he lived and continued to write until his death in 1972. Sonya Hartnett is the author of many books for children and adults, including Of a Boy and The Midnight Zoo. Her most recent novel is The Children of the King. She lives in Melbourne. 'Few writers, it could be argued, have ever cannibalised life for their art as ruthlessly and consistently as did Martin Boyd; and few are born into situations which lend themselves so readily to art...By the time he wrote A Difficult Young Man, focusing the cool spotlight of his attention on his brother Merric as well as more sharply on himself, Boyd had form as a writer whose true gift lay not in the power of his imagination, but in the brilliance of his ancestral inheritance.' Sonya Hartnett 'Urbane, witty and eminently civilised...a subtle and beautifully observed social comedy.' Times Literary Supplement

Figurations in Indian Film

Author: Meheli Sen,Anustup Basu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137349786

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 292

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This volume brings together a series of essays that interrogate the notion of figuration in Indian cinemas. The essays collectively argue that the figures which exhibit maximum tenacity in Indian cinema often emerge in the interface of recognizable binaries: self/other, Indian/foreign, good/bad, virtue/vice, myth/reality and urban/rural.

The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

Author: James Boyle

Publisher: Tredition Classics

ISBN: 9783849513375

Category: Intellectual property

Page: 352

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Publisher description: "Our music, our culture, our science and our economic welfare all depend on a delicate balance between those ideas that are controlled and those that are free, between intellectual property and the public domain. In The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (Yale University Press) James Boyle introduces readers to the idea of the public domain and describes how it is being tragically eroded by our current copyright, patent, and trademark laws. In a series of fascinating case studies, Boyle explains why gene sequences, basic business ideas and pairs of musical notes are now owned, why jazz might be illegal if it were invented today, why most of 20th century culture is legally unavailable to us, and why today's policies would probably have smothered the World Wide Web at its inception. Appropriately given its theme, the book will be sold commercially but also made available online for free under a Creative Commons license.".

Chiseled Wood [Cedar Falls 19]

Author: Shea Balik

Publisher: Siren-BookStrand

ISBN: 1640103023

Category: Fiction

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Romance, sex toys, spanking, M/M, HEA] Welcome to Cedar Falls, a small North Carolina town nestled amongst the Smokey Mountains. Where the people are friendly and the men are hot. Kyler Prince is determined to find his place in this world. But with only the sheltered commune he grew up in as experience, his hope of finding somewhere he could fit in seems impossible. That is, until he ended up in Cedar Falls. Aaron Garnett has dark desires.After he meets Kyler, he fears the innocent man would run if Aaron ever showed him what he truly wanted in a lover. But Aaron's just not sure he has the strength to stay away from Kyler.Can Kyler convince Aaron that his desires run just as dark, or will Aaron feel the risk is too high to give him a chance?Warning:Interference from well-meaning friends may lead to uncontrollable laughter, especially when a mini-Jesse is introduced. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Georgian Geographies

Essays on Space, Place and Landscape in the Eighteenth Century

Author: Miles Ogborn,Charles W. J. Withers

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719065101

Category: Art

Page: 220

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This text provides an interdisciplinary examination of the geographical nature of culture and society in 18th-century Britain and the British world. The book's introduction identifies the key areas of study as the geographical constitution of empire, the Enlightenment and the public sphere. These themes are explored by examining the connections between space, place and landscape in the 18th century in relation to the emergent empire in the Caribbean and north-west America, and Britain itself. Under consideration are topics such as landscape art, London's art world, geography books, mapping, the geography of erotic fiction, provincial science and the production of domestic space in the early English novel. This collection offers substantial empirical evidence and should be a valuable contribution to 18th-century studies for research and teaching staff, postgraduates and advanced undergraduate students in geography, history, literary studies, the history of art, postcolonial studies and the history of science.

Master Georgie

A Novel

Author: Beryl Bainbridge

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504039432

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: A masterwork of love, guilt, and friendship set in Victorian Liverpool and Eastern Europe during the Crimean War. Photography is the common thread weaving together three different points of view that span the years from 1846 to 1854. The first “plate” opens with the account of Myrtle, a young orphan girl, as she is taking a photograph of her adoptive father, Mr. Hardy, who has just passed away in Liverpool. The sudden and unsavory circumstances of Mr. Hardy’s death bind Myrtle and the other characters of this story together as history propels them toward the frontlines of the Crimean War. Myrtle’s adoptive brother, George Hardy, or “Master Georgie” as he is called, is an amateur photographer and handsome surgeon. When he heads east in 1854 to offer his medical services to the conflict raging between Russia and Turkey—a war it seems England will inevitably enter—Myrtle follows him, as does George’s brother-in-law, a high-minded geologist named Dr. Potter. The group travels to Valetta, Malta, and Constantinople, then on to Varna, where George will be stationed. As the caravan proceeds, the group crosses paths with Pompey Jones, a street urchin, photographer’s assistant, and sometimes fire breather, who is a dear friend of George’s and was with him the day his father died. It soon becomes clear that George’s affections are torn between Pompey and Myrtle. Dr. Potter, meanwhile, pines for the affections of his wife, who is hundreds of miles away. The conflicting emotions in the travelers’ hearts are amplified by the misery, disease, and filth they must endure—as well as the other, more unthinkable, horrors of war. A sparse yet vivid historical novel, Master Georgie delves into themes of distorted truth, the psychological effects of war, unrequited love, and the will to survive. Called “a true novelist’s novel” by the Guardian, it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Beryl Bainbridge including rare images from the author’s estate.

Nice 'n' Rosy [Cedar Falls 3] (Siren Publishing Classic Manlove)

Author: Shea Balik

Publisher: Siren Publishing

ISBN: 9781682952580

Category: Fiction

Page: 148

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Romance, M/M, HEA] Welcome to Cedar Falls, a small North Carolina town nestled amongst the Smokey Mountains. Jesse Grant was a proud, flamboyant gay man who wasn't afraid to wear make-up and heels. Not about to change for anyone, not even if that meant he'd been in more than a few fights over the years. Parker Flemming wasn't sure what to think of Jesse when he walks toward him. Dressed in Daisy Dukes, pink tank top, with matching flip flops, Jesse looked like a dream come true. Too bad Parker had to give up his dream of finding a man like Jesse to settle down with since moving back in with his homophobic mother after his father died. Jesse had always been a "love them and leave them" kind of guy, until he meets Parker, who has his heart racing with just one look. Confused when Parker runs the other way, Jesse isn't deterred. After all, isn't the chase half the fun? ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Engaging with Literature of Commitment: Africa in the world

Author: Gordon Collier

Publisher: Brill Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042035089

Category: History

Page: 380

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This collection ranges far and wide, as befits the personality and accomplishments of the dedicatee, Geoffrey V. Davis, German studies and exile literature scholar, postcolonialist (if there are 'specialties', then Australia, Canada, India, South Africa, Black Britain), journal and book series editor.... Themes covered include publishing in Africa, charisma in African drama, the rediscovery of apartheid-era South African literature, Truth and Reconciliation commissions, South African cinema, children's theatre in England and Eritrea, and the Third Chimurenga in literary anthologies. Surveyed are texts from Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Writers discussed (or interviewed: Angela Makholwa) include Ayi Kwei Armah, Seydou Badian, J.M. Coetzee, Chielo Zona Eze, Ruth First, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Bessie Head, Ian Holding, Kavevangua Kahengua, Njabulo Ndebele, Lara Foot Newton, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o/Micere Githae Mugo, Sol Plaatje, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Mongane Wally Serote, Wole Soyinka, and Ed�gar Wallace, together with essays on the artist Sokari Douglas Camp and the filmmaker Rayda Jacobs. Because Geoff's commitment to literature has always been 'hands-on', the book closes with a selection of poems and an entertaining travelogue/memoir.

Between the Sheets [Cedar Falls 23]

Author: Shea Balik

Publisher: Siren-BookStrand

ISBN: 1640107266

Category: Fiction

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Contemporary Consensual BDSM Romance, M/M, HEA] Welcome to Cedar Falls, a small North Carolina town nestled amongst the Smokey Mountains. Where the people are friendly and the men are hot. The biggest election Cedar Falls has ever had has arrived. What better way to cover it than starting a newspaper? Jonathan Grier never would've considered taking the job if he hadn't been humiliated and banned from every other publication. Had he known just how insane the town really was, he might have decided to work in retail instead. Drex Kershaw had been part of a military special forces unit until an injury ended his career. Determined to make a new life for himself, he discovered Jonathan, who needed him more than anyone he'd saved in the past. But if Drex had any hope of finding happiness with Jonathan, he may just have to paddle the snarky cynicism right out of him. Warning: The election of the century, or at least for another four years, has finally arrived. Will Jesse win, or will he end up throwing the biggest temper tantrum of his life? ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Fresh Pickens [Cedar Falls 21]

Author: Shea Balik

Publisher: Siren-BookStrand

ISBN: 1640105646

Category: Fiction

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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Contemorary Romance, M/M, HEA] Welcome to Cedar Falls, a small North Carolina town nestled amongst the Smokey Mountains. Where the people are friendly and the men are hot. Several years ago Charles Jackson made a mistake, a big one. He bullied several people for being gay. When his mama found out, she gave him a tongue lashing that still stung years later. Charles had been trying to change since then but the residents of Cedar Falls wouldn't give him an opportunity to prove it. Austin Reed hadn't wanted to give Charles a chance, but the more he got to know Charles, the more he found the man funny, sweet, and nothing like the bigoted bully he had been. Now, the two must find a way to forgive the past and move into the future if they hope to find their happily ever after. Warning:As usual the residents of Cedar Falls will butt their noses in where they aren't wanted, but are needed. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Post-Jungian Criticism

Theory and Practice

Author: James S. Baumlin,Tita French Baumlin,George H. Jensen

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791485730

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 334

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Rereads Jung in light of contemporary theoretical concerns, and offers a variety of examples of post-Jungian literary and cultural criticism.