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Red on the River

By Christine Feehan
  • ISBN Code: : 0593439147
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Fiction
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan goes all in with this sexy romantic thriller set among the dangers—both man-made and natural—of Nevada’s breathtaking landscape. Vienna Mortenson isn’t your typical gambler. She prefers to stay under the radar, using her poker winnings to support her family and her community, including the local search and rescue team, which she heads up. Out in the backcountry there’s no time for hesitation when lives are on the line. Vienna prides herself on being tough and decisive. She’s not the sort to make a fool of herself over a guy, especially one who left her high and dry without a backward glance. Zale Vizzini’s job constantly puts him in harm’s way. Working undercover and disappearing for months at a time isn’t exactly a recipe for a stable relationship. Despite the challenges and the risks, Zale wants something real with Vienna. He just needed time to figure out how to be in her life without putting her in danger. Now, he’s determined to win her back, and he’s ready to lay all his cards on the table. As their friends’ wedding approaches, Zale takes advantage of the festivities to make a play for Vienna’s heart. But there are more deadly forces waiting to strike in the rugged terrain of Nevada and the western Sierras. Soon both of their lives are threatened, and the odds are stacked against them....

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Gwithian, on the north coast of Cornwall, is a multiperiod archaeological site. The present work explores the palaeoenvironment of the area around the settlement sites, from the Neolithic, when sand dunes initially developed in the Red River valley, to the present post-industrial landscape.

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  • Publisher : Rebellion Publishing Ltd
  • Book Code : 1786184397
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 479
  • Pdf File: the-liar-of-red-valley.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Don’t trust the Liar. Do not cross the King. Never, ever go in the River. In Red Valley, California, you follow the rules if you want to stay alive. But they won’t be enough to protect Sadie now that she’s become the Liar, the keeper of the town’s many secrets. Friendships are hard-won here, and it isn’t safe to make enemies. And though the Liar has power—power to remake the world, with just a little blood—what Sadie really needs is answers: Why is the town’s sheriff after her? What does the King want from her? And what is the real purpose of the Liar of Red Valley?

Paddling Tennessee

By Johnny Molloy
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 1493038540
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 313
  • Pdf File: paddling-tennessee.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Ultimate Guide to Tennessee's Great Paddling! Tennessee truly has something for every paddler, whether float trips down dark water trails of swamp rivers or kayaking excursions along whitewater streams. Paddling Tennessee describes the best and most accessible routes, including Reelfoot Lake and the Hatchie River in the west; the Volunteer State’s contribution to great rivers of the world—the Duck; and the crown jewel of Southern Appalachian paddling destinations—the Hiwassee River. Carefully chosen to suit most beginning to intermediate paddlers, each route provides access to wilderness for city residents and visitors alike. This updated and revised edition features the latest paddling information as well as gorgeous, full-color photography throughout.

American Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [6 volumes]

By Spencer C. Tucker
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1851096825
  • Total of Pages : 2777
  • Category : History
  • Members : 605
  • Pdf File: american-civil-war.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This expansive, multivolume reference work provides a broad, multidisciplinary examination of the Civil War period ranging from pre-Civil War developments and catalysts such as the Mexican-American War to the rebuilding of the war-torn nation during Reconstruction.

A Colorado History, 10th Edition

By Maxine Benson,Duane A. Smith,Carl Ubbelohde
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Book Code : 087108323X
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : History
  • Members : 693
  • Pdf File: a-colorado-history-10th-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Experience Colorado with this new, enlarged edition of A COLORADO HISTORY. For fifty years, the authors of this preeminent resource have led readers on an extraordinary exploration of how the state has changed—and how it has stayed the same. From the arrival of Paleo-Indians in the Mesa Verde region to the fast pace of the twenty-first century, A COLORADO HISTORY covers the political, economic, cultural, and environmental issues, along with the fascinating events and characters, that have shaped this dynamic state. In print for fifty years, this distinctive examination of the Centennial State is a must-read for history buffs, students, researchers—or anyone—interested in the remarkable place called Colorado.

The Timberclads in the Civil War

By Myron J. Smith, Jr.
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 9780786451951
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : History
  • Members : 478
  • Pdf File: the-timberclads-in-the-civil-war.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the most detailed history ever of Union warships on the western waters of the Civil War, the author recounts the exploits of the timberclad ships Lexington, Tyler, and Conestoga. Converted to warships from commercial steamboats at the beginning of the conflict, the three formed the core of the North’s Western Flotilla, later the Mississippi Squadron. The book focuses on the activities of these wooden warriors while providing context for the greater war, including accounts of their famous commanders, their roles in both large and small battles, ship-to-ship combat, and support for the armies of Gen. U.S. Grant and Gen. William T. Sherman.

Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (Vol. C, 1948)

By
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  • Publisher : Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Book Code : 9781437955019
  • Total of Pages :
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  • Members : 826
  • Pdf File: proceedings-of-the-academy-of-natural-sciences.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (Vol. C, 1948)

Red on Red

By Edward Conlon
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 0679604413
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 846
  • Pdf File: red-on-red.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The author of the celebrated memoir Blue Blood (“May be the best account ever written of life behind the badge.” —Time) delivers a mesmerizing, relentless thriller that rings with the truth of what it takes to be an NYPD detective. Nick Meehan is introspective, haunted, and burned out on the Job. He is transferred to a squad in the upper reaches of Manhattan and paired with Esposito—a hungry, driven cop who has mostly good intentions but trouble following the rules. The two develop a fierce friendship that plays out against a tangle of mysteries: a hanging in a city park, a serial rapist at large, a wayward Catholic schoolgirl who may be a victim of abuse, and a savage gang war that erupts over a case of mistaken identity. Red on Red captures the vibrant dynamic of a successful police partnership—the tests of loyalty, the necessary betrayals, the wedding of life and work. Conlon is a natural and perceptive storyteller, awake to the ironies and compromises of life on the Job and the beauty and brutality of the city itself.

The San Marcos

By Jim Kimmel
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  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Book Code : 9781585445424
  • Total of Pages : 155
  • Category : History
  • Members : 235
  • Pdf File: the-san-marcos.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The San Marcos springs have flowed for around ten million years. In this ode to the river they form, Jim Kimmel brings us a picture of a watercourse brimming with life, past and present. Native, non-native, prehistoric, and modern-day plants, animals, and people have inhabited the river and its banks. Kimmel touches on them all with the affectionate and knowledgeable voice of one whose own life has been closely linked to the San Marcos. As readers journey with Kimmel from the river's headwater springs to its junction with the Guadalupe River, The San Marcos: A River's Story will capture the imagination and provide valuable information about the river and its crucial role in the ecological health of Texas. Original photographs by Jerry Touchstone Kimmel add a sense of the beauty and complexity of the river.

Folklare Of The Jews

By Rappoport
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136218726
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 785
  • Pdf File: folklare-of-the-jews.pdf

Book Short Summary:

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.