The third book in the moody and evocative House of Slide Series. Dariana thought that with the defeat of the demon mistress she could start her happily ever after. But when a dark threat emerges from the shadows she is confronted with the collapse of all her dreams. Lost in a maze of shadows and lies, she will finally discover the truth about those closest to her... and herself. In the action-packed third book of the House of Slide Dariana will have to pay the ultimate price in her bid for the fate of the world.
Peril and Adventure in the Land Once Called the White Man's Graveyard.John Winslow is a restless young man who drops out of college, tries many jobs, and finally goes to Africa to visit his missionary relative, Barney Winslow. Uninterested in religion, John falls in love with Africa and decides to stay, becoming a professional white hunter.Annie Rogers, another of the Winslow family, comes to New York City, pursuing her dream of becoming a missionary to Africa, but is turned away by several missionary organizations. An opportunity to work as the personal secretary of Jeanine Quitana, a flamboyantly wealthy young socialite, seems to contradict Annie's calling, yet she feels it is the right step. Then a whirlwind trip to England and the change to meet royalty is followed by passage booked to America on the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic!Three very different lives, separated by continents, are destined to collide, yet how will this ever be when the icy Atlantic wreaks its destruction? Is the dark ocean as foreboding as the Dark Continent?
Jenny wonders why rich Alexander Hunter would hire her as a governess without ever seeing her or checking her references. Jenny's apprehension returns when she learns that the former governess disappeared and Hunter's wife was mysteriously murdered, yet Jenny is drawn deeper and deeper into Hunter's enigmatic spell.
My Own Thoughts on Stopping the Hurt is a creative, child-friendly program designed for use with elementary school children, filled with illustrations and original exercises to foster healing, self-understanding, and optimal growth.
Living with My Family is a creative, child-friendly program designed for use with elementary school children, filled with illustrations and original exercises to foster healing, self-understanding, and optimal growth.
This richly illustrated volume showcases the best of contemporary rural residential architecture from the world's most innovative architects. The homes featured in 100 Country Houses: New Rural Architecture range from traditional to experimental, exempli
Someone I Love Died is a creative, child-friendly program designed for use with elementary school children, filled with illustrations and original exercises to foster healing, self-understanding, and optimal growth.
The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in East Calderwood, he matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1731 and was greatly influenced by some of the most important philosophers of the Scottish Enlightenment, including Francis Hutcheson (1694-1746). He quickly abandoned his studies in theology for Medicine and, in 1740, left Scotland for London where he steadily acquired a reputation as an energetic and astute practitioner; he combined his working life as an anatomist successfully with a wid...