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Bound by Honor
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN : 172919558X
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Books
  • Born into one of the leading Mob families in Chicago, Aria Scuderi struggles to find her own path in a world where no choices are given. Aria was only fifteen when her parents betrothed her to Luca - The Vice - Vitiello, the oldest son of the head of the New York Cosa Nostra to ensure peace between the two families. Now with eighteen, the day Aria has been dreading for years is looming dangerously: her wedding to Luca. Aria is terrified of marrying a man she hardly knows, especially someone like Luca who got his nickname 'the Vice' for crushing a man's throat with his bare hands. Luca might be one of the most sought after men in New York thanks to his good looks, wealth and predator-like charisma that radiates power, but the society girls throwing themselves at him don't know what Aria does: that the bad boy aura isn't just a game; blood and death lurk beneath Luca's striking gray eyes and arrogant smile.In her world a handsome exterior often hides the monster within; a monster who can just as easily kill as kiss you.The only way to escape the marriage to Luca would be to run away and leave everything she's ever known behind but Aria can't bear the thought of never seeing her family again. Despite her fear, she decides to go through with the marriage; Aria has grown up among predators like Luca and knows that even most cold-hearted bastards have a heart and she has every intention of working her way into Luca's.!Mature content!Books in the Born in Blood Mafia Chronicles:Bound By Honor Bound By DutyBound By Hatred

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : Bill Bonanno
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780312264437
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • No one can tell the true story of the Mafia in America better than Bill Bonanno. He was there. He lived it. Bill Bonanno was born into a world of respect, tradition, and honor. The son of legendary mafioso Joe Bonanno, Bill was a "made" member of the Mafia by the time he was in his early twenties. He was rumored to be the model for The Godfather's Michael Corleone and was the subject of Gay Talese's best-selling Honor Thy Father. Now retired, Bill is finally ready to give an eyewitness account of his life as a high-ranking captain in the Bonanno crime family, one of America's most powerful Mafia syndicates. He takes you inside the mob at its peak, when New York's Five Families-Bonanno, Gambino, Colombo, Lucchese, and Genovese-not only dominated local businesses, but also controlled national politics. For the first time, Bill Bonanno discloses the machinations behind his marriage to Rosalie Profaci (niece of the powerful don Joe Profaci), and even that cemented the alliance between the two Families with all the pomp and circumstance of a royal wedding. From the truth about the mysterious disappearance of his father to a startling disclosure about he mob's participation in the Kennedy assassination, Bill Bonanno lays bare the inner workings of his chaotic, violent, and surprisingly human world with unparalleled detail and insight. Bound By Honor not only recounts Bill Bonanno's tumultuous life, but also is an engrossing chronicle of organized crime. Bonanno's story provides a remarkable glimpse into all of the intriguing personalities of the underworld of yesterday to today, from Bugsy Siegel to John Gotti. This book is a must for readers of Mario Puzo, Gay Talese, Nicholas Pileggi, and others who have written abut the Mafia, but who have never been in the eye of the storm in quite the same way as Bill Bonanno in Bound By Honor.

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    By Honor Bound
  • Author : Tom Norris,Mike Thornton,Dick Couch
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781466880733
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • In April of 1972, SEAL Lieutenant Tom Norris risked his life in an unprecedented ground rescue of two American airmen who were shot down behind enemy lines in North Vietnam, a feat for which he would be awarded the Medal of Honor--an award that represents the pinnacle of heroism and courage. Just six months later, Norris was sent on a dangerous special reconnaissance mission that would take his team deep into enemy territory. On that mission, they engaged a vastly superior force. In the running gun battle that ensued, Lieutenant Norris was severely wounded; a bullet entered his left eye and exited the left side of his head. SEAL Petty Officer Mike Thornton, under heavy fire, fought his way back onto a North Vietnamese beach to rescue his officer. This was the first time Tom and Mike had been on a combat mission together. Mike's act of courage and loyalty marks the only time in modern history that the Medal of Honor has been awarded in a combat action where one recipient received the Medal for saving the life of another. By Honor Bound is the story of Tom Norris and Mike Thornton, two living American heroes who grew up very differently, entered military service and the Navy SEAL teams for vastly different reasons, and were thrown together for a single combat mission--a mission that would define their lives from that day forward.

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    Bound By Love
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9798630834959
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  • Genre : Books
  • Nobody expected them to fall in love. When Aria was given to Luca in marriage, people were sure he'd break her. Aria feared the worst from a man like him. A man without mercy. But somehow she gained his love. Love - a weakness a Capo like Luca shouldn't risk. When Aria betrays Luca by going behind his back for her family, she realizes too late that she might have lost what she's fought so hard to get in the first place: Luca's trust. The trust of a man who never allowed himself to trust someone unconditionally before. Can their love survive in a world of betrayal and death?

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : Kelsey Dawson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN : 1838451501
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  • When danger starts to lurk, even the most bitter rivals can become allies... Elisa - I just wanted an ordinary life, but I had to be born as a daughter of the Don of one of the most powerful families in New York. I went to school to become a nurse, but now my father is giving me away to my family's greatest enemy in order to seal a truce. John Colombo may have my hand in marriage, so he might even be seen as owning my body, but he'll never hold my heart. John - I will do anything for my family, even if it means marrying the daughter of our enemy. Honor, pride, duty... these are words I understand, and love is not one of them. I have one rule - to never lose control - but there is something about this feisty mafia princess that's making me go off the deep end. In Bound by Honor, Kelsey Dawson is taking readers on a sexy, intense, and unforgettable journey filled with suspense, sexual tension and passion. Brace yourself for a sensual and provocative mafia romance that will leave you breathless with every turn of the page. Enjoy the ride as the sparks fly between Elisa and John, threatening to scorch both of their worlds.

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    By Honor Bound
  • Author : Nancy Shields Kollmann
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781501706950
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  • Genre : History
  • In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. Here one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were manipulated to construct identity and enforce social norms—and also to defend against insults, to pursue vendettas, and to unsettle communities. She offers evidence for a new view of the relationship of state and society in the Russian empire, and her richly comparative approach enhances knowledge of statebuilding in premodern Europe. By presenting Muscovite state and society in the context of medieval and early modern Europe, she exposes similarities that blur long-standing distinctions between Russian and European history. Through the prism of honor, Kollmann examines the interaction of the Russian state and its people in regulating social relations and defining an individual's rank. She finds vital information in a collection of transcripts of legal suits brought by elites and peasants alike to avenge insult to honor. The cases make clear the conservative role honor played in society as well as the ability of men and women to employ this body of ideas to address their relations with one another and with the state. Kollmann demonstrates that the grand princes—and later the tsars—tolerated a surprising degree of local autonomy throughout their rapidly expanding realm. Her work marks a stark contrast with traditional Russian historiography, which exaggerates the power of the state and downplays the volition of society.

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    Bound By Blood
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN : 9798579489753
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  • Born in BloodSworn in Blood......isn't only the motto the Famiglia lives by. Bleeding for love is something every couple in this book has experienced. Through hardships their love morphs into something even more beautiful and resilient. A love each of them is willing to fight for.This anthology contains stories for the following couples: Aria & LucaRomero & LilianaGrowl & CaraMauro & StellaMatteo & Gianna

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    Bound by Vengeance
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 255
  • ISBN : 1795262702
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  • Genre : Mafia
  • GrowlHe'd never had something to himself, never even dared to dream about owning something so precious. He was the unwanted bastard son who'd always had to content himself with the leftovers of others. And now they'd given him what only a few weeks ago had been out of his reach, someone he wasn't even allowed to admire from afar, one of their most prized possessions. Thrown at his feet because he was who he was, because they were certain he would break her. He was her punishment, a fate worse than death, a way to deliver the ultimate punishment to her father who had displeased them so greatly.CaraShe had always been the good girl. It didn't protect her.She didn't know his real name. People called him Growl to his face, and the Bastard behind his back. Both were names he couldn't possibly have chosen for himself. His eyes were empty, a mirror to throw back her own fear at her. He was a brutal hand of the Las Vegas Camorra.And now she was at his mercy.

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : Colette Gale
  • Publisher : AVID PRESS
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN : 9781931419505
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • For all the woman who knew there was another side to the Sheriff of Nottingham . . . Maid Marian, now Lady of Leaford, is sent to the court of Prince John—not to take part in the dark debauchery of his Court of Pleasure, but to spy on him for the queen. Yet, unbeknownst to Marian, this secret mission will thrust her into a whirlwind of intrigue, terror, and the most carnal of temptations. At court, Marian is torn between her duty to the queen and her desire for two men: one, the mysterious highwayman the peasants call Robin Hood, and the other, the dark, cold Sheriff of Nottingham. Yet Marian finds she cannot escape the hedonistic carnality of Prince John's court in order to fulfill her duty to the queen. Bound by her honor, Marian’s wits—and loyalties—are put to the test . . . but in the end, there is only one man for whom she will risk her life and give her heart. "Inventive and steamy and clever all at once." —M. J. Rose on Master From the acclaimed author of Unmasqued and Master comes a new twist on the beloved legend . . . A Robin Hood story filled with intrigue, desire, and lust. "Erotically wicked! Spellbinding!" —Bertrice Small on Unmasqued

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : Diana Palmer
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 9781459246904
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • MERCENARY'S WOMAN "Retired" soldier of fortune Ebenezer Scott was a bad boy to the core. Schoolteacher Sally Johnson was the fresh scrubbed beauty from across the street. When Sally's life was put in danger, Ebenezer fought to protect her. But this sweet-natured beauty yearned for so much more. She dreamed of a lifetime of love in Ebenezer Scott's big, strong arms. Could she slip through his ironclad defenses and become this beloved mercenary's bride? THE WINTER SOLDIER Everyone in Jacobsville, Texas, steered clear of taciturn Cy Parks. Except spirited Lisa Monroe. To shield the lovely Lisa from a revenge-seeking desperado, the winter soldier claimed her as his bride. Clearly, Cy was getting possessive of this alluring woman who needed the type of safeguarding only he could provide. But who would protect the beguiling bride from him?

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    Bound By Duty
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 9798617522671
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  • Dante Cavallaro's wife died four years ago but her memory still haunts him. On the verge of becoming the youngest head in the history of the Chicago Outfit, Dante needs to remarry or risk appearing weak. Valentina is chosen for the role. She, too, lost her husband, but her first marriage has always been for show. Even after her husband's death, Valentina carries the weight of his secrets with her- to protect the honor of a dead man and herself. With her wedding to Dante, her castle of lies threatens to crash. Valentina fears the wedding night might reveal her secret, but her worries prove unfounded when Dante ignores her. Soon, her fear turns to confusion and anger. Valentina is tired of being ignored. She's determined to get Dante's attention and desire, even if she can't get his heart that still belongs to his dead wife.

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    Bound By Hatred
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9798621353544
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Books
  • An Enemies-To-Lovers RomanceWhen Gianna watches her older sister being forced into an arranged marriage, she promises herself to escape a similar fate.The moment Matteo - The Blade - Vitiello sees Gianna on his brother's wedding, he wants to possess her. Her father agrees to the bond, but Gianna has no intention of marrying for any other reason than love. A few months before the wedding, Gianna runs away and begins a new life in Europe away from the mafia. But one of their best hunters and assassins is after her: Matteo. When Matteo and a couple of her father's soldiers catch her, not only her freedom is at risk, but also the life of the people with her. Gianna is taken home and forced to marry Matteo. Ridden by guilt over having dragged innocent people into her world and overcome with hatred toward Matteo, Gianna is determined to make life hell for her husband. But Matteo is a master at mind games and their struggle for power soon turns into hate-fueled nights of passion.

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    Bound By Temptation
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9798621388263
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  • Liliana Scuderi has been in love with Romero from the moment she first saw him. After her sisters were married off for tactical reasons, she hopes she might be allowed to choose a husband for herself, but when her father promises her to a man more than twice her age that hope is crushed. No begging can make him change his mind. Romero has always ignored Lily's flirting. Her age and status made her off-limits but even someone as dutiful as him has only so much control. Wanting her when she's supposed to marry another man could mean war between New York and the Chicago Outfit, and Romero has always put the Cosa Nostra first.Lily suspects her sisters and Romero would risk everything for her, but is her happiness worth that much? Is love worth a war between the Cosa Nostra and the Outfit?

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    Bound By The Past
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN : 9798647064240
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  • DanteMy life's a tale of betrayal.I killed so many because they betrayed our cause, because they betrayed the Outfit.A hypocrite. A liar. A murderer. That's what I am.Five times I betrayed the Outfit. With my blood I made a vow to our cause, swore my life to it, promised to put the Outfit first. Above all else.Five times I chose a woman over the good of the Outfit. I betrayed my father. My vow. My men. You reap what you sow.Would my betrayals destroy everything I swore to protect?ValentinaOn our wedding day I made a vow to stand by Dante's side. In good and in bad times. To love him through it all.Growing up in the mafia, I knew the challenges in our life would be numerous. I never expected them to tear at the very base of our family, of our existence.

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    Honor Bound
  • Author : Jessica James
  • Publisher : Jessica James
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : 9781941020401
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  • Vol. 2 Shades of Gray Civil War Trilogy Called the "greatest love story ever told" when it was first released in 2008, Shades of Gray has been expanded and enhanced in this new Shades of Gray Civil War Serial Trilogy. Honor and conviction clash with loyalty and love in this poignant Civil War tale that pits brother against brother. Shades of Gray Civil War Serial Trilogy consists of three books: Duty Bound, Honor Bound, and Glory Bound, as well as an Epilogue that can be requested from the author.

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    Luca Vitiello
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 1075692873
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Books
  • I was born a monster. Cruelty ran in my veins like poison. It ran in the veins of every Vitiello man, passed on from father to son, an endless spiral of monstrosity. A born monster shaped into an even worse monster by my father's blade and fists and harsh words. I was raised to become Capo, to rule without mercy, to dish out brutality without a second thought.Raised to break others. When Aria was given to me in marriage, everyone waited with baited breath to see how fast I'd break her like my father broke his women. How I'd crush her innocence and kindness with the force of my cruelty.Breaking her would have taken little effort. It came naturally to me.I was gladly the monster everyone feared. Until her.Author's note: Bound By Honor in Luca's POV.

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    Born in Blood Collection Volume 1
  • Author : Cora Reilly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 795
  • ISBN : 9798567799239
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  • The first four books in the bestselling Born in Blood Mafia Chronicles in one big book! Bound By HonorBound By DutyBound By HatredBound By Temptation

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : Rose Sartin
  • Publisher : Oghma Creative Media
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781633732025
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Can Two Hearts Bond a Galaxy Apart? “I’ve come for you.” With those words, Rhyel of New Centallus changes Dr. Amber Donovan’s life forever. Their home world destroyed, Rhyel, six Elders, and the predominately male crew of his interstellar ship, Novaria, are the only survivors of their species. Their assailants demanded the sacred artifact known as the Acqeli. Rhyel is charged with its protection. Generations of Elders have guarded the black crystal, a translation stone capable of unlocking terrible secrets etched on the temple walls of a dead planet. To protect the Acqeli, the Centallians must colonize an uninhabited world and rebuild their race. The men barter for brides from Earth’s third world countries. But they cannot trade for the woman who is key to the colony’s survival. Rhyel may be forced to compromise his honor to obtain her. Light years from the new colony, Amber is plagued by dreams of world devastation, of the death of a stranger she calls Mother. In the aftermath of a particularly troubling dream, she discovers a man in her room—Rhyel. Like the dark incarnation of an unrelenting primitive god, his eyes burn with an intensity of purpose that terrifies her. All she wants is to go home, but she finds herself caught up in the life and death struggles of the young colony. All he wants is her, but the circumstances that draw them together must also keep them apart. Ultimately, the bond they share cannot be denied. Bound by love, they face the challenges of a new life and a new world.

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    Bound By Honor
  • Author : Donna Clayton
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781460354926
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • "DO YOU OWE ME, GAGE DALTON?" His answer, like his vow during their ^unceremonious nuptials afterward, had been, "I do." Before each other, they'd promised to love and honor, but unspoken was their own pledge. For Jenna Butler had saved this stranger's life, which bound him to return the favor. And only marriage to a Lenape would grant her custody of her sister's baby. .So Jenna moved into Gage's ranch house…but not Gage's bed. A virgin, she'd entered their union without expectations, but breathlessly expectant. Though her hard-bitten husband honored her, he seemed to need the tender loving only a wife could offer. What could be the harm? After all, they had to keep up appearances…

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    Congressional Record
  • Author : United States. Congress
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1218
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044116494444
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  • Genre : Law
  • The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

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    Bound by Honor Bound by Love
  • Author : Ruth Ann Nordin
  • Publisher : Ruth Ann Nordin
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • The day Onawa eagerly anticipated has finally come. She is to be Citlali’s wife. But what she doesn’t realize is that his ambitions to be the next chief could be more powerful than his feelings for her. Will she ever find a prominent place in his life, or will she end up taking second place to the tribe?

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    Bound by Danger
  • Author : Kelsey Dawson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 183845151X
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  • What happens when gasoline meets a spark? Sara - I'm done with guys for good, even though my uncle and my mom can't wait to marry me off to some charming mafia connection who they think is good for me. He's supposed to be the prince to my mafia princess. But Dario Colombo? Notorious playboy. Bad boy. The guy never takes a single thing seriously. I've kissed enough frogs to know he's no mafia prince. But this would all be a lot easier if he wasn't so damned good-looking. Dario - Settling down with one woman, a white picket fence, two-point-two kids, and a dog was never my version of happily ever after. But everything changed when my brother John married Gastone Gambino's daughter to ensure peace between our families. That's when Sara Codutti, a fierce and fiery mafia princess, enchanted my soul and my heart. I will make her mine at all costs. This time, I have to get it right, which would be easier if everything else wasn't going to so wrong. Will the feisty mafia princess succumb to Dario's advances, or will she stay true to her ideals? What will they do when sinister forces launch an attack on their lives? Will they manage to survive, or will their fierce flames be snuffed out? Brace yourself for a sensual and provocative mafia romance story that will take you on a sexy, intense, and unforgettable journey filled with suspense, passion, and many unexpected twists between two true enemies who just might be destined to be lovers.

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : S. E. Jakes,Stephanie Tyler
  • Publisher : Stephanie Tyler, LLC
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0996812970
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Books
  • A promise forces two men to bare themselves... completely. One year ago on a mission gone wrong, Tanner James failed to save the life of Jesse, his Army Ranger teammate. Before dying in that South American jungle, Jesse extracted a promise that won't let Tanner rest until it's ful lled-no matter what it costs him. Damon Price loved Jesse, but problems in their relationship had come to a head right before Jesse le on his nal mission. Now a reluctant Dom and a man still in mourning, he's not happy when Tanner appears at his BDSM club. And even less happy with Jesse's last request-that Tanner sub for him for one night. A er a rough start, Damon realizes that the tough soldier, despite his protests, aches for someone to take control. And Tanner senses a hesitance, an insecurity in Damon that makes him wonder if he's simply a placeholder for Jesse, or if their tentative connection could grow into something more. For Jesse's sake, they agree to try one weekend together. en duty calls, and a series of attacks that have been happening near the club hits too close to home, making both men wonder if giving their hearts is a maneuver fraught with too much risk...

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    The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Follows the story of Arthur Gordon Pym, who stows away on the whaling ship, Grampus. Unfortunately for him he finds himself stuck in an adventure that includes mutiny, butchery, and cannibalism, premature burial, a ghost ship, gigantic polar bears, and uncharted islands peopled by barbarian hordes. That'll teach him not to try and get a free ride in the future. If he has one.

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    Dark Mafia Prince
  • Author : Annika Martin
  • Publisher : Carolyn Crane
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN : 9780988313194
  • Reader Reviews : 96
  • Genre : Fiction
  • I remember him before he was a monster. Before they told us the prince was dead. Aleksio grew up orphaned, hunted, separated from his brothers - because of my father. Now the sweet boy is back, a dark prince, gorgeous and brutal in his Armani suit, wrapping my hair in his fist. He's my captor, my tormenter. He'll do anything to rescue his brothers...and I'm my father's only weakness. "I'm the most dangerous enemy you'll ever have," he tells me, "Because every time you look at me, you see somebody good." But I remember when Aleksio was my only friend. I remember when they lowered his tiny casket into the ground, and how I cried when they lied to us and told us the prince was dead. “Twisted, sexy and dark--Dark Mafia Prince is everything I love in a stay-up-all-night-can't-put-it-down read!" ~M. O'Keefe "Explosively fantastic!"~KL Kreig A top read of 2016! ~Totally Booked, Saints & Sinners Books, Romance Book Nerd Keywords: Free dark romance, free Topics include: bad boy, dirty romance, free mafia romance, free mafia romance books, sexy books, dominance, dark hero, contemporary romance, modern romance, urban romance, wealthy, USA today, USA today bestseller, hot romance, free ebook, freebie, free book, free reads, free romance novel, free romance book, romance books free, free romance series, contemporary romance free, romance series, romance series, romance books, beach reads, new adult, college, female, stories, sensual, sensual romance, alpha male, dominant male, hot guy, racy, sexy, heartwarming, heart-warming, love, love books, kissing books, emotional journey, contemporary, contemporary romance, romance series, long series, long romance series, wealthy hero, wealthy heroes, captivating romance, hot, hot romance, mafia, mafia romance, valetti, valetti series, crime family romance. For Readers of: Jodi Ellen Malpas, Skye Warren, Pepper Winters, E.L. James.

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    Bound by Honor
  • Author : Gary Smalley,Greg Smalley
  • Publisher : Focus on the Family Pub
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1561798754
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Based on the premise that anger is the greatest wedge that can drive families apart, "Bound by Honor" reveals what works and what doesn't. This book has been designed to give the parents of teenagers and anyone working with teens the tools to reinforce honor instead of anger.

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    Improve Your Communication Skills
  • Author : Alan Barker
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780749475765
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Improve Your Communication Skills is your practical guide to effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication in business. Full of proven tips and techniques, it will help you keep the interest of a large audience, impress a potential employer or simply win the argument at an important meeting. Better communication skills can have a direct impact on your career development. This book provides vital guidance on improving your conversations, building rapport with colleagues, learning skills of persuasion, giving effective presentations, writing effective emails, letters and reports, and networking successfully. Now in its 4th edition, essential new content includes communicating across borders and virtual teams, influencing others subtly and managing difficult conversations, as well as helpful checklists and exercises. With the help of Improve Your Communication Skills, you will be able to achieve verbal, vocal and visual success - getting your message across every time. The creating success series of books... With over one million copies sold, the hugely popular Creating Success series covers a wide variety of topics and is written by an expert team of internationally best-selling authors and business experts. This indispensable business skills collection is packed with new features, practical content and inspiring guidance for readers across all stages of their careers.

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    Honor Bound
  • Author : Sandra Brown
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN : 0786242051
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  • Lucas Greywolf escapes from prison to see his dying grandfather and takes Aislinn Andrews hostage as his ticket to Arizona.

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    Honor Bound
  • Author : Amy McGrath,Chris Peterson
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780525659112
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • The inspiring story of the first female Marine to fly a combat mission in an F/A-18—and the transformative events that led to her bold decision to take on the most powerful man in the U.S. Senate. Amy McGrath grew up in Edgewood, Kentucky, a childhood shaped by love of country, baseball (the Cincinnati Reds), and, from the age of twelve, a fascination with fighter jets. Her devastation at learning that a federal law prohibited women from flying in combat fueled her determination to do just that--and then, to help change the laws to improve the lives of all Americans. McGrath writes of gaining an appointment in high school to the U.S. Naval Academy, making it through Marine Corps training, graduating from Annapolis, Maryland, becoming a Second Lieutenant, and raising her right hand to swear to defend the U.S. Constitution, honor bound. She vividly recounts her experiences flying in the Marines, and her combat deployments to Iraq (Kuwait) and Afghanistan, her work as an Air Combat Tactics instructor—and what it was like to finally fly that fighter jet: high-speed, intense, and physically demanding. Here is McGrath, training to do the most intense tactical flying there is (think the Navy's TOPGUN ); meeting the man who would become her husband; being promoted to major and then lieutenant colonel; marrying, having three children, a career and life in Washington and then moving her family back to Kentucky to begin a whole new chapter in politics; her roller-coaster congressional campaign (she lost by three percentage points); and making the tough decision to run again, in an even bigger, higher-stakes national campaign, against the five-term leader of the U.S. Senate, Mitch McConnell. A moving, inspiring American story of courage, determination, and large dreams.

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    Think Again
  • Author : Adam Grant
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9781984878106
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • #1 New York Times Bestseller “THIS. This is the right book for right now. Yes, learning requires focus. But, unlearning and relearning requires much more—it requires choosing courage over comfort. In Think Again, Adam Grant weaves together research and storytelling to help us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious enough about the world to actually change it. I’ve never felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.” —Brené Brown, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort of doubt. We listen to opinions that make us feel good, instead of ideas that make us think hard. We see disagreement as a threat to our egos, rather than an opportunity to learn. We surround ourselves with people who agree with our conclusions, when we should be gravitating toward those who challenge our thought process. The result is that our beliefs get brittle long before our bones. We think too much like preachers defending our sacred beliefs, prosecutors proving the other side wrong, and politicians campaigning for approval--and too little like scientists searching for truth. Intelligence is no cure, and it can even be a curse: being good at thinking can make us worse at rethinking. The brighter we are, the blinder to our own limitations we can become. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an expert on opening other people's minds--and our own. As Wharton's top-rated professor and the bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take, he makes it one of his guiding principles to argue like he's right but listen like he's wrong. With bold ideas and rigorous evidence, he investigates how we can embrace the joy of being wrong, bring nuance to charged conversations, and build schools, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You'll learn how an international debate champion wins arguments, a Black musician persuades white supremacists to abandon hate, a vaccine whisperer convinces concerned parents to immunize their children, and Adam has coaxed Yankees fans to root for the Red Sox. Think Again reveals that we don't have to believe everything we think or internalize everything we feel. It's an invitation to let go of views that are no longer serving us well and prize mental flexibility over foolish consistency. If knowledge is power, knowing what we don't know is wisdom.

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    The Negro Motorist Green Book
  • Author : Victor H. Green
  • Publisher : Colchis Books
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : History
  • The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and addresses and the kind of business, so that we might pass it along to the rest of your fellow Motorists. You will find it handy on your travels, whether at home or in some other state, and is up to date. Each year we are compiling new lists as some of these places move, or go out of business and new business places are started giving added employment to members of our race.

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    My Roommate's Girl
  • Author : Julianna Keyes
  • Publisher : Julianna Keyes
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN : 9780995050747
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The day a judge gave me the choice between going to prison or going to college was the day I vowed to stop stealing. Never again would I see something beautiful and beyond my means and take it, just because I wanted it. Just because I could. When I moved in with Jerry, it was with good intentions. I needed a place to live while I got my degree, and he needed a roommate. Then I saw Aster. Blond and beautiful, good, pure, sweet, smart…and Jerry’s girlfriend. She was everything I never thought I could have. Except…maybe I can. So I put a plan into action. Yeah, I’d probably go to hell, but it would be worth it. I wanted Aster. I wanted her yesterday and tomorrow and every possible way. But you know what they say. Be careful what you wish for…because you just might get it.

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    Harlequin Presents November 2021 - Box Set 1 of 2
  • Author : Lucy Monroe,Abby Green,Sharon Kendrick,Michelle Smart
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780369707291
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Harlequin Presents brings you four full-length stories in one collection! Experience the glamorous lives of royals and billionaires, where passion knows no bounds. Be swept into a world of luxury, wealth and exotic locations. This box set includes: HIS MAJESTY’S HIDDEN HEIR (A Princesses by Royal Decree novel) by USA TODAY bestselling author Lucy Monroe Prince Konstantin can’t forget Emma Carmichael, the woman who vanished after royal pressure forced him to end their relationship. A surprise meeting five years later shocks Konstantin: Emma has a son. Unmistakeably his son. And, now, he’ll claim them both! BOUND BY HER SHOCKING SECRET by USA TODAY bestselling author Abby Green It takes all of Mia’s courage to tell tycoon Daniel about their daughter. Though tragedy tore them apart, he deserves to know he’s a father. But accepting his proposal? That will require something far more extraordinary… CONFESSIONS OF HIS CHRISTMAS HOUSEKEEPER by USA TODAY bestselling author Sharon Kendrick Stunned when an accident leaves her estranged husband Giacomo unable to remember their year-long marriage, Louise becomes his temporary housekeeper. She’ll spend Christmas helping him regain his memory. But dare she confess the explosive feelings she still has for him? UNWRAPPED BY HER ITALIAN BOSS (A Christmas with a Billionaire novel) by Michelle Smart After a rocky first impression, innocent Meredith’s got a lot to prove to her new billionaire boss Giovanni! He’s trusting her to make his opulent train’s maiden voyage a success. Trusting herself around him? That’s another challenge entirely… For more stories filled with passion and drama, look for Harlequin Presents November 2021 Box Set – 2 of 2

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    Bound
  • Author : Angel Payne
  • Publisher : Waterhouse Press
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781642633078
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Two of Angel Payne’s most beloved series collide for the first time! They’re on borrowed time. But is it a gift to be savored or a torture to endured? Jayd Cimarron and Max Brickham gave themselves to each other during a night that was only supposed to be just that. But when the retrieval mission for Jayd turned into the rescue mission for Brick, their finite hours turned into an accidental extension in Jayd’s island kingdom. But palm trees and Mediterranean breezes aren’t big enough erasers for their twisted challenges. Brick is a wanted man by nearly every law enforcement agency on the globe, and Jayd is still in the crosshairs of the ruthless renegade who wants her as his ticket into Arcadian politics. Jayd’s brothers don’t see Brick in any better light, especially after discovering he owns two high-end dungeons that cater to people’s hottest fantasies. Their edict is clear. The sooner Brick leaves Arcadia, the better. Desire dictates other plans. Brick and Jayd can’t ignore the soul-deep bond that draws their bodies—and hearts—closer. In the furnace of their passion, they have no choice about acknowledging the power of their bond: a connection that’s tested when Jayd disappears during a hostile invasion on Arcadia. Until now, Brick thought his worst fears had already been faced and beaten. With the help of some trusted friends, he must dive to a new level of terror inside himself—because there, in his heart, is where he’ll find the way back to Jayd. The unbreakable bond of their invincible love.

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    The Son & His Hope
  • Author : Pepper Winters
  • Publisher : Pepper Winters
  • Pages : 555
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Sweeping Standalone from New York Times Bestseller Pepper Winters. “Things you should know about me from the very beginning: I was born to true love, witnessed the destruction it causes, and vowed never to let such agony happen to me. I am not a story-teller like my father. I am not a writer like my mother. I am just a son—their son. I am happy being alone. And that is all I ever want to be.” JACOB The day he was born, Jacob learned his hardest and longest lesson. It wasn’t a lesson a boy should learn so young, but from his earliest memories he knew where happiness lives, so does tragedy. Where love exists, so does heartbreak. And where hope resides, so does sorrow. That lesson carved him from the kid to the teen to the man. And nothing and no one could change his mind. HOPE I first met him when he was fourteen at a movie premiere of all places. A movie based on his parent’s life. He was stoic, strong, suspicious, and secretive. I was only ten, but I felt something for him. A strange kind of heartbreak that made me want to hug and heal him. I was the daughter of the actor hired to play his father. We shared similarities. I recognised parts of him because they were parts of me. But no matter how many times we met. No matter how many times I tried. He stayed true to his vow to never fall. 5 Stars The Son & His Hope will ruin you in the best possible way. -- The Romance Rebels 5 Stars You need to experience this amazing, powerful, once in a lifetime series. --Heather, Goodreads 5 Stars Epically beautiful and unforgettable. This story is beyond anything you’ll ever read. --Melissa, Goodreads

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    Lucky Like Us
  • Author : Jennifer Ryan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780062271327
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Hunted series continues as Special Agent Sam Turner discovers that protecting the FBI's star witness is more difficult than he thought! Bakery owner Elizabeth Hamilton's quiet life is filled with sweet treats, good friends, and a loving family. But all of that is about to turn sour when an odd sound draws her outside. There's a man lying unconscious in the street, a car speeding toward him. Without hesitation, she gets the man out of harm's way before they're run down. Unwittingly, Elizabeth has put herself in the path of a serial murderer, and as the only one who can identify the FBI's Silver Fox Killer, she's ended up in the hospital with a target on her back. All that stands between her and death is Special Agent Sam Turner. Against his better judgment, Sam gets emotionally involved, determined to take down the double threat against Elizabeth—an ex desperate to get her back, despite a restraining order, and a psychopath bent on silencing her before she can identify him. They set a trap to catch the killer—putting Elizabeth in his hands, with Sam desperate to save her. If he's lucky, he'll get his man . . . and the girl.

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    Honor Bound
  • Author : Athena Ryals
  • Publisher : Honor Bound
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN : 1734680504
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The war against the syndicates is over. Anyone who remains knows to keep their heads down and stay out of the way. Those who don't risk torture and death. ?Isaac grew up training to fight. He has spent the past six years of his life doing everything he can to strike back at the cruel syndicate families that destroyed his life. He and his friends have all been broken by the syndicates, one way or another. The group travels the country sabotaging the vicious Stormbecks, the syndicate that controls the region with an iron fist. ?When Sam, the group's youngest member, is kidnapped and tortured by the Stormbecks' son, Isaac would do anything to get them back. The ragtag family launches a mission to rescue Sam, and Isaac makes a choice that will shatter all their lives forever.