By Louise Bagshawe
Rowena Gordon, an upper-class younger English woman, and Topaz Rossi, a feisty American, meet and turn into the simplest of buddies at Oxford. either are decided to achieve their selected careers - Topaz as a journalist and Rowena as a scout for the track undefined. yet their friendship turns to contention after they fall out over a guy ...From then on, Rowena and Topaz are decided to do one another down, as they conflict opposed to one another in either their own and personal lives. until eventually there's an unforeseen probability for reconciliation ...'One hell of a learn' corporation 'A fats, horny ebook that throbs with power from the 1st web page' day-by-day convey
By Jeffrey W. Tweedale, Ivan Jordanov (auth.), Ivan Jordanov, Lakhmi C Jain (eds.)
This booklet goals to advertise a pattern of present theoretical and alertness orientated clever platforms learn in particular within the box of neural networks computing. It offers examples of experimental and real-world investigations that exhibit modern achievements and advances within the zone of clever structures.
This e-book will end up as a worthy resource of up to date theoretical and alertness orientated examine in clever structures for researchers and postgraduate students.
By Lawrence Block
It's demanding to disregard somebody together with his palms on your mouth. Bernie Rhodenbarr's all ears whilst Dr. Sheldrake, his dentist, starts off complaining approximately his detestable, soon-to-be-ex spouse, and occurs to say the dear diamonds she retains mendacity round the condominium. considering that Bernie's been recognized to complement his source of revenue as a bookstall proprietor with the not-so-occasional bout of high-rise housebreaking, a few nights later he is within the Sheldrake residence with larceny on his brain -- and has to duck right into a closet while the girl of the home makes an unforeseen front. regrettably he is nonetheless there whilst an unseen assailant does Mrs. Sheldrake in . . . after which vanishes with the jewels.
Bernie's received to return out of the closet your time. but if he does, he will be dealing with a rap for a homicide he did not dedicate -- and for a housebreaking he definitely tried -- except he can search out the killer who left him hanging.
By Nicholas Nicastro
It's a story of 2 cities--the mythical duel among haughty, democratic Athens and brutal, unbeaten Sparta. After seven years of bloody clash, a barren island in a distant nook of Greece turns into the degree for what offers to develop into a moment Thermopylae. 400 Spartan squaddies are bring to an end by way of enemy ships on a slim strip of land, ravenous, with out offers, but sworn to uphold their indomitable background. in the meantime, throughout them, the strong Athenian army plenty for the inevitable attack.
because the struggle of nerves wears on, Spartan nobles and Athenian demagogues maneuver within the background--and estranged Spartan brothers serve jointly for the 1st time. The eldest, Antalcidas, is a mythical warrior hobbled by way of a harmful mystery. His brother Epitadas is envied, well known, and harsh. jointly they have to conquer a life of hostility to outlive the conflict in their lives.
By Karl E. Wagner, Jeff Jones
Acknowledged first variation. First alternate version sure in grey fabric with silver backbone lettering. Illustated by means of Jeff Jones. A close to fantastic reproduction in a close to high-quality airborne dirt and dust jacket. Small rub to the book's decrease correct nook. The dirt jacket has tiny rubs to its corners yet is in a different way superb.
By Mary Hogan
That is what i'm. A humorous lady. a chum. Nobody's female friend. the woman with the gorgeous face. Hayley needs she may love residing in Santa Monica, blocks from the seashore, the place each day—and everybody—is attractive and sunny. yet she simply does not slot in with all of the blond, superskinny Southern California ladies who've their plastic surgeons on velocity dial. Hayley makes sense and witty and has any such beautiful . . . face. Translation: do not even take into consideration placing on a bikini, less courting superhot Drew Wyler. A bikini seriously is not flattering, and Drew won't ever reflect on her as greater than a pal. simply whilst Hayley feels doomed to stay her existence within the fats lane, her mom and dad choose to ship her to Italy for the summer—not for faculty, no longer for fats camp, only for enjoyable. it is there, lower than the Italian sunlight, that Hayley's imaginative and prescient of herself starts off to alter. She's curvy, no longer fats. Pizza is not evil. And existence is much more than one-size-fits-all. Who understands? as soon as Hayley sees herself in a brand new mild, possibly the woman with the gorgeous face will eventually locate actual amore.
By Anne Rivers Siddons
After twenty-one years Micah (Mike) Winship is making the large move--she's going domestic for a trip. She hasn't been again considering the fact that 1963, while her father threw her out, yet now he's death and soliciting for her. And even if she is armed along with her capable journalism profession and the power stumbled on after her divorce, she is nearing 40 and her subtle city way of life is falling apart.Heading domestic, Mike is unprepared for a earlier that has lain in look forward to her--one that comes with an previous love, a spoiled sister, and a plot to grab her family's land. And in attempting to comprehend her long-forgotten self, she learns finally these classes top discovered early approximately love and loss, relatives and forgiveness, and the indisputable want for a spot known as domestic.
By Parul Bansal
This booklet endeavors to be a learn of identification in Indian city formative years. it's interested by realizing the mental issues of conformity, uprising, individuation, relatedness, initiative and ideological values which pervade youths’ look for id in the Indian cultural milieu, particularly the Indian family members. In its essence, the publication makes an attempt to discover how in modern India the rising experience of individuality in early life is looking for its personal stability of relationality with parental figures and solidarity with social order. The study questions are addressed to 2 teams of younger women and men within the age crew of 20-29 years-Youth in company area and early life in Non revenue quarter. Methodologically, the research is a psychoanalytically proficient, method orientated, context delicate paintings that proceeds through narrations, conversations and in-depth existence tales of younger women and men. total, the textual content displays at the nature of inter-generational continuity and shifts in India.
By Karyn Bosnak
What percentage males does it take to discover real love? Delilah Darling's magic quantity used to be imagined to be twenty. She consistently suggestion she'd locate the precise man by the point she'd slept with twenty of them. but if she wakes up bare in her disgusting boss's mattress after a drunken evening out, she's full of remorse -- and realizes she's hit her self-imposed restrict. Unwilling to up her quantity yet not able to visualize a lifetime of celibacy, Delilah does what any lady in her state of affairs might do: she tracks down each guy she's ever slept with in a last-ditch attempt to make it paintings with one in all them. A hilarious romp via Delilah's previous loves, 20 instances a woman proves that during the top, numbers do not topic. real love will come if you find yourself open and able to settle for it.