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The Summer Proposal

By Vi Keeland
  • Writer : Vi Keeland
  • Isbn : 1951045629
  • Publisher : C. Scott Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 372
  • Category : Fiction
  • Review Counts : 230
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : the-summer-proposal.pdf

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A new, sexy standalone from #1 New York Times Bestseller, Vi Keeland. The first time I met Max Yearwood was on a blind date. Max was insanely gorgeous, funny, and our chemistry was off the charts. He also had the biggest dimples I’d ever laid eyes on. Exactly what I needed after my breakup. Or so I thought… Until my real date arrived. Turned out, Max wasn’t who I was there to meet. He only pretended to be until my real date showed up. To say I was disappointed would be an understatement. Before he left, he slipped me a ticket to a hockey game a few blocks away, in case things didn’t work out on my actual date. I tossed the ticket into my purse and went about trying to enjoy the man I was supposed to meet. But my real blind date and I had no connection. So on my way home, I decided to take a chance and stop by the game. When I arrived, the seat next to me was empty. Disappointed again, I decided to leave at the end of the period. Just before the buzzer, one of the teams scored, and the entire arena went crazy. A player’s face flashed up on the Jumbotron. He was wearing a helmet, but I froze when he smiled. You guessed it: Dimples. Apparently, my fake blind date hadn’t invited me to watch hockey with him, he’d invited me to watch him play. And so began my adventure with Max Yearwood. He was everything I needed at the time—fun, sexy, up for anything, and only around for a few months since he’d signed with a new team three-thousand miles away. Max proposed we spend the summer helping me forget my ex. It sounded like a good plan. Things couldn’t get too serious when we had an expiration date. Right? Though, you know what they say about the best-laid plans.

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  • Pdf File: made-to-order-wife.pdf

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Making a billion dollars was something Max Sheridan could do with one hand tied behind his back. But learning which fork to use? When to open a door? Those were skills he needed in order to win a high-society wife. For that he needed Jessie Martinelli, etiquette coach to the nouveau riche. But lately, having the all-business beauty on his arm at cocktail parties and candlelight dinners had him confused. Did he really want to marry for social status and not for love? Then there was that stolen kiss that made him think he could teach this skittish Miss Manners a thing or two about passion….

Did You Say...Wife?

By Judith McWilliams
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  • Publisher : Silhouette
  • Isbn Code : 146035401X
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 877
  • Pdf File: did-you-say-wife.pdf

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THE BOSS HAD AMNESIA… …and thought Jocelyn was his wife! Little did the domineering CEO know that the woman watching him with a love-softened gaze was none other than his secretary, Jocelyn Stemic. Though Lucas Forester had regained bits of his memory, he couldn't remember one wifely thing about her—not their wedding day or passionate nights together. But one thing was certain: he wanted to be her husband in every sanctioned way. Jocelyn had no choice but to keep up the amorous charade. After all, loving Lucas was easy—and being his "bride" was her deepest fantasy fulfilled. The hard part would be returning to her lonely life once her beloved boss discovered she wasn't the woman he thought she was…

Dr. Charming

By Judith McWilliams
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  • Publisher : Silhouette
  • Isbn Code : 146035432X
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 554
  • Pdf File: dr-charming.pdf

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"As soon as he saw her, Dr. Nick Balfour wanted to rescue the naive beauty and keep her safe. And so when Gina Tessereck became stranded in the middle of nowhere, Nick .made her a generous offer—housekeeping services for a temporary home. Within days, Nick realized their arrangement was an excuse 'to get close to her…and there was no turning back. Tall, dark and mysterious, Nick was hiding something about his past. Gina knew all about personal demons, and now she wanted to know about love…and Nick. He made her want to take chances. It was why all roads fhad led to this man. Wasn't it?

Family-School Links

By Alan Booth,Judith F. Dunn
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn Code : 1317843770
  • Number of Pages : 314
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reviews : 178
  • Pdf File: family-school-links.pdf

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Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on family-school links held at the Pennsylvania State University, this volume brings together psychologists, sociologists, educators, and policymakers studying the bidirectional effects between schools and families. This topic -- the links between families and schools, and how these affect children's educational achievement -- encompasses a host of questions, each of key social and educational significance. * How far does parental involvement in schools affect children's experiences and achievement at school? * What explains the great differences between schools, families, and communities in the extent of such involvement? * Are these differences a matter of school practices, or do they reflect much broader social and cultural divisions? * What is the nature of the impact schools have on children and their families? * How can family-school-partnerships be fostered in a way that helps children? The chapter authors consider these questions and related issues, present different perspectives, highlight various aspects of the issues, and suggest widely differing answers. This volume's goal is to provide the reader with current information on what is known about family-school-community links, and to provoke new ways of thinking about these links and their implications for children's education and well-being.

The Summer Queen

By Elizabeth Chadwick
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  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Isbn Code : 0748133836
  • Number of Pages : 496
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 291
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'An author who makes history come gloriously alive' The Times 'Meticulous research and strong storytelling' Woman & Home 'A sumptuous ride' Toby Clements, Daily Telegraph ********************** Eleanor of Aquitaine A loving mother. A betrayed wife. A queen beyond compare. Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over eight hundred years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, bestselling novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before. Young, vibrant, privileged, Eleanor's future is golden as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine. But when her beloved father dies suddenly in the summer of 1137, her childhood ends abruptly. Forced to marry the young prince Louis of France, Eleanor is still struggling to adjust to her new role when Louis' father dies and they become King and Queen of France. Leaving everything behind, the vivacious Eleanor must face the complex and faction-riddled French court. She is only 13. Overflowing with scandal, politics, sex, triumphs and tragedies, The Summer Queen is the first novel in a stunning trilogy from award-winning and much-loved author Elizabeth Chadwick The next two books - The Winter Crown and The Autumn Throne - are available to buy NOW in paperback and ebook. Praise for Elizabeth Chadwick 'Enjoyable and sensuous' Daily Mail 'Stunning grasp of historical details... Her characters are beguiling and the story is intriguing and very enjoyable' Barbara Erskine 'Renowned historical novelist Chadwick tells this battle-of-the-sexes story from a woman's point of view' New York Post

Just for the Summer

By Jenna Rutland
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  • Publisher : Entangled: Bliss
  • Isbn Code : 1622668782
  • Number of Pages : 169
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 632
  • Pdf File: just-for-the-summer.pdf

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Dani Sullivan has come to Lake Bliss to write her latest cookbook and take a breather. After the year she's had, she deserves a summer retreat to reevaluate priorities and make peace with past decisions. But from the moment single dad and sheriff Matt Reagan shows up, she has a hard time convincing herself that a life away from Lake Bliss could beat the life she might have here. Recently divorced Matt is ready for a new relationship, but he doesn't want short-term—his son needs permanence, and so does Matt's heart. Unfortunately, it's the smart-mouthed and sinfully sexy Ms. Sullivan who catches his eye. But when Matt learns Dani's secrets, will he still want her to stay? Or will her chance for love last just for the summer? Each book in the Lake Bliss series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order. Series Order: Book #1 Just for the Summer Book #2 Just for Appearances

Energy Strategies for Buildings. Proposal for a Commercial Office Building

By Bastian Görke
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  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Isbn Code : 3346461475
  • Number of Pages : 23
  • Category : Nature
  • Reviews : 402
  • Pdf File: energy-strategies-for-buildings-proposal-for-a-commercial-office-building.pdf

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Academic Paper from the year 2006 in the subject Environmental Sciences, grade: 2, , language: English, abstract: This report aims at the energy and carbon emission reduction of the projected office building of the client. Climate Change is a topic that recently gets a lot of attention throughout all levels of economy, society and policies. Policy targets are "set to achieve a reduction of harming carbon emissions. The pursuit towards these targets has become en vogue as it creates" green images, for example, of companies. In order to reduce corporate emissions the company’s building stock can be designed carbon efficiently. Great consumers of energy in an office are the air-conditioning equipment and the lighting devices. Therefore these systems offer a high potential of carbon emission reduction. Progress of technology provides a great range of newly developed approaches to reduce energy demand and to minimize emission from energy generation.

The Summer We Came To Life

By Deborah Cloyed
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Isbn Code : 9781459205918
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 623
  • Pdf File: the-summer-we-came-to-life.pdf

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Every summer, Samantha Wheland joins her childhood friends—Isabel, Kendra and Mina—on a vacation, somewhere exotic and fabulous. Together with their mixed bag of parents, they've created a lifetime of memories. This year it's a beach house in Honduras. But for the first time, their clan is not complete. Mina lost her battle against cancer six months ago, and the friends she left behind are still struggling to find their way forward without her. For Samantha, the vacation just feels wrong without Mina. Despite being surrounded by her friends—the closest thing she has to family—Mina's death has left Sam a little lost. Unsure what direction her life should take. Fearful that whatever decision she makes about her wealthy French boyfriend's surprise proposal, it'll be the wrong one. The answers aren't in the journal Mina gave Sam before she died. Or in the messages Sam believes Mina is sending as guideposts. Before the trip ends, the bonds of friendship with her living friends, the older generation's stories of love and loss, and Sam's glimpse into a world far removed from the one in which she belongs will convince her to trust her heart. And follow it.

A Summer in the Twenties

By Peter Dickinson
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  • Publisher : Small Beer Press
  • Isbn Code : 1618730851
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 876
  • Pdf File: a-summer-in-the-twenties.pdf

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"A lovely smooth read."—The Washington Post "A witty, affectionately nostalgic masterpiece."—The Columbus Dispatch "As absorbingly readable, as well-written as anything Peter Dickinson has written."—The Times Literary Supplement Praise for Peter Dickinson's mysteries: "The works of British Mystery Writer Peter Dickinson are like caviar—an acquired taste that can easily lead to addiction. Dickinson . . . does not make much of the process of detection, nor does he specialize in suspense. Instead, he neatly packs his books with such old-fashioned virtues as mood, character, and research."—Time "Dickinson (author of engagingly offbeat thrillers and children's books) does splendidly here with atmosphere, with the eccentric supporting characters, with the occasionally bizarre comic touches."—Kirkus Reviews In 1926 the British government was worried about revolution. Two million people are about to go on strike and class warfare is about to erupt. Tom Hankey is caught between his love for Judy, a bright young thing, and Kate, a fireball agitator. Brought home from Oxford by his father, Tom volunteers to drive a train in the General Strike. When the train is ambushed, Tom is thrust into the darkest and most threatening regions of English politics. Gritty yet sparkling and full of unexpected turnarounds, A Summer in the Twenties resonates and captivates. Peter Dickinson has twice received the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger. His novels include Death of a Unicorn, The Poison Oracle, and many more. He lives in England and is married to the novelist Robin McKinley.

Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

By Paul Finkelman
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn Code : 1135947058
  • Number of Pages : 2304
  • Category : Law
  • Reviews : 414
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-american-civil-liberties.pdf

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This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil liberties: freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition. In addition, it also covers concerns such as privacy, the rights of the accused, and national security. Alphabetically organized for ease of access, the articles range in length from 250 words for a brief biography to 5,000 words for in-depth analyses. Entries are organized around the following themes: organizations and government bodies legislation and legislative action, statutes, and acts historical overviews biographies cases themes, issues, concepts, and events. The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties is an essential reference for students and researchers as well as for the general reader to help better understand the world we live in today.