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Shadow and Light
  • Author : Tsh Oxenreider
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780736980616
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Religion
  • Celebrate a Season of Wonder and Waiting Though the holidays are often jam-packed with busyness, the weeks leading up to Yuletide are still a time to reflect on the miracle of Jesus’s birth. Shadow and Light is a concise and customizable guide for the Advent season to help you rediscover your childlike wonder and contemplate the sacred gift we celebrate in the Christmas season. From bestselling author Tsh Oxenreider, Shadow and Light is a rich yet approachable experience that invites you to explore the historical meaning of Advent. Drawing from liturgical tradition, Tsh provides fresh insights for new and longtime believers alike. Each day includes Scripture, a reflection, a question, and a simple activity to engage the senses, such as lighting candles, listening to music, and viewing artwork both old and new. Let yourself break away from the hustle and bustle of crafts, cookies, and Christmas parties, and receive your invitation to remember the quiet focus of our celebration. Shadow and Light will help you reclaim the holiday season as a time to remember Jesus’s first coming, and to long for his one-day return.

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    Shadows and Light
  • Author : Anne Bishop
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781101212509
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop weaves a dazzling tale of romance, high adventure, and thrilling fantasy in the second novel in the Tir Alainn Trilogy... Ever since the slaughter of the witches, the Fae—who should be shielding their long-lost cousins from danger—have ignored the needs of the rest of the world. And shadows are again gathering in the eastern villages—dark, potent shadows that threaten the lives of every witch, woman, and Fae. Only three Fae can stand against the growing madness and help prevent more bloodshed—the Bard, the Muse, and the Gatherer of Souls. Aiden, the Bard, knows how desperately the world depends upon the Fae’s protection. But the Fae refuse to heed his warnings about the wickedness lurking amid the trees. Now Aiden and his one true love—Lyrra, the Muse—must embark on a perilous journey to find the one Fae who can convince the rest to leave their secure perches to save the witches and mortals. Because if the Fae don’t act soon, no one will survive...

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    Book of Shadows and Light
  • Author : Lucy Cavendish
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0738756229
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  • Genre : Books
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    Oracle of Shadows and Light
  • Author : Lucy Cavendish
  • Publisher : Simon Pulse/Beyond Words
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781582703053
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • This charismatic set of forty-five oracle cards and an in-depth guidebook provides teens with the power to change their lives. Seeking both to empower and entertain, bestselling Australian author Lucy Cavendish joins forces with world-renowned fantasy artist Jasmine Becket-Griffith to craft popular oracle cards that specifically address today’s independent teens. Misfits, mystics, seekers, and wanderers alike will delve into the forty-five beautifully illustrated cards, each with its own guiding message, from developing your inner strength, intuition, or simply finding happiness with oneself. Within the wide-eyed wonder of Oracle of Shadows and Light, readers will encounter grumpy fairies, sassy witches, cheeky ghosts, and brazen beings, all acting as the magickal messengers of mysterious dreams. Honest, quirky, and haunting, these shadowy-sweet strangelings appear within the in-depth guidebook, offering with step-by-step instructions for powerful, accurate, healing readings that can shape the seeker’s day, year, and future.

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    Photographing Shadow and Light
  • Author : Joey L.
  • Publisher : Amphoto Books
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN : 9780817400149
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  • Genre : Photography
  • Aspiring photographers are always looking for that edge, that fresh point of view to add drama to their images. Photographer Joey L. found his vision early, drawing critical acclaim as a brilliant commercial photographer with a distinctive technical expertise for lighting. In Photographing Shadow and Light, Joey lifts the curtain on his dramatic, creatively fearless approach to portraiture, sharing his personal philosophy and a behind-the-scenes look at 15 striking photo sessions—from personal projects shot in Africa, India, and Brooklyn to commercial shoots for 50 Cent, the Jonas Brothers, and Project Runway All Stars. Joey provides readers with a step-by-step description of how he visualized each shoot, formed meaningful connections with his subjects, and “built” his signature dramatic lighting effects—one light at a time. Featuring more than 85 stunning portraits, detailed lighting diagrams, and a foreword from industry icon David Hobby (aka Strobist), Photographing Shadow and Light shares the creative process behind one of today’s most exciting photography talents, providing serious amateurs and professionals a fresh perspective on creating compelling, professional quality portraits. “Joey Lawrence is . . . the future of photography. Get used to it.” —David Hobby (Strobist) Get inside the images of commercial and fine art portrait photographer Joey L. with this behind-the-lens guide to his fearless approach, creative vision, and signature lighting techniques. Also available as an ebook

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    Playing with Light and Shadows
  • Author : Jennifer Boothroyd
  • Publisher : Lerner Digital ™
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9781512463378
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience! Young readers will learn how shadows are made with light in this accessible, photo-filled book. Simple text explains different kinds of shadows and teaches students how they can make their own shadows. Vibrant photos bring basic science concepts to life and encourage kids to explore the shadows they see every day.

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    Joni Mitchell
  • Author : Karen O'Brien
  • Publisher : Virgin Books Limited
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : UOM:39015054375319
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Composers
  • This biography charts the life and loves of Joni Mitchell. Her career spanned over 30 years and defied fashion and genre. The story is told with an unrivalled degree of access, including first-person interviews with those closest to her.

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    Shadow and Light
  • Author : Jonathan Rabb
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN : 9780312429416
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Rabb's sinister and seductive evocation of Weimer Republic Berlin serves as the backdrop for this superb literary crime novel.

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    Joni Mitchell
  • Author : Karen O'Brien
  • Publisher : Virgin Books Limited
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105025750618
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Composers
  • This biography charts the life and loves of Joni Mitchell. Her career spanned over 30 years and defied fashion and genre. The story is told with an unrivalled degree of access, including first-person interviews with those closest to her.

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    Kingdom of Shadow and Light
  • Author : Karen Marie Moning
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 513
  • ISBN : 9780399593697
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : FICTION
  • MacKayla Lane is on a path to rule the race she was born to hunt--and kill--in this electrifying new installment in #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Marie Moning's Fever series. The brewing war between the Seelie and the Unseelie is threatening to explode--with a definitive outcome that will change the fate of the Fae forever and thrust humanity into either light or total darkness. But as Mac embarks deeper than ever before into the origins of the Fae, she begins to question who is truly good and who is evil.

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    Sisters of Shadow and Light
  • Author : Sara B. Larson
  • Publisher : Tor Teen
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781250208392
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • From the acclaimed author of Defy, Sara B. Larson, Sisters of Shadow and Light is a timeless and fantastical tale of sisterly love and powerful magic The night my sister was born, the stars died and were reborn in her eyes.... Zuhra and Inara have grown up in the Citadel of the Paladins, an abandoned fortress where legendary, magical warriors once lived before disappearing from the world—including their Paladin father the night Inara was born. On that same night, a massive, magical hedge grew and imprisoned them within the citadel. Inara inherited their father’s Paladin power; her eyes glow blue and she is able to make plants grow at unbelievable rates, but she has been trapped in her own mind because of a “roar” that drowns everything else out—leaving Zuhra virtually alone with their emotionally broken human mother. For fifteen years they have lived, trapped in the citadel, with little contact from the outside world...until the day a stranger passes through the hedge, and everything changes. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Shadows and Light
  • Author : Anne Bishop
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN : 0451458990
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop weaves a dazzling tale of romance, high adventure, and thrilling fantasy in the second novel in the Tir Alainn Trilogy... Ever since the slaughter of the witches, the Fae—who should be shielding their long-lost cousins from danger—have ignored the needs of the rest of the world. And shadows are again gathering in the eastern villages—dark, potent shadows that threaten the lives of every witch, woman, and Fae. Only three Fae can stand against the growing madness and help prevent more bloodshed—the Bard, the Muse, and the Gatherer of Souls. Aiden, the Bard, knows how desperately the world depends upon the Fae’s protection. But the Fae refuse to heed his warnings about the wickedness lurking amid the trees. Now Aiden and his one true love—Lyrra, the Muse—must embark on a perilous journey to find the one Fae who can convince the rest to leave their secure perches to save the witches and mortals. Because if the Fae don’t act soon, no one will survive...

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    Shadow and Light
  • Author : Parris Quinn
  • Publisher : Nbm Publishing Company
  • Pages : 119
  • ISBN : 1561637157
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • After the light of day, some people like to unwind in the shadow and let out steam in unusual ways. One man likes to be his woman's slave, one woman dares her boyfriend to watch as she services a group of bankers, another gets a leash on her collar and lets her animal instincts run wild in front of her lover's camera. Shadow & Light is a beautifully rendered erotic comic and the first in an exciting series.

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    Shadows and Light
  • Author : Gary Kent
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN : 172713303X
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  • Genre : Books
  • Written by writer/director, actor, stuntman, special effects guru, production manager Gary Kent, SHADOWS AND LIGHT tells of a Hollywood that was and still is, from the perspective of a man who has seen and done it all. As stated in the original printing: "Shadows and Light illuminates the "reel" revolution that started in 1960 with director John Cassavetes' work. An officer in this revolution, Kent compiled credits on over one hundred motion pictures and won several major film awards. This book is Kent's homage to the artistic, talented makers of magic, who began on the bottom of the dog-pile making biker flicks and nudie cuties and today find themselves on top of the Hollywood heap. The book is filled with memories, reminiscences, inside information, heretofore unknown facts, anecdotes and photos accumulated over forty-some years in independent, outrageous and courageous cinema. Kent provides a glimpse into the mystery of preparing stunt, action and special effects sequences without resorting to computer graphics and offers an inside take at the making of some favorite motion pictures, from concept to release. The books features stories of William Shatner, Ann-Margret, Brian De Palma, Bruce Campbell, Ed Wood, Charles Manson, Frank Zappa, Duane Eddy, the Hells Angels and others." With budgets big and small, Gary Kent has worked on the movies and met some of the biggest characters to ever grace the screen. This is the first printing from Happy Cloud Media, LLC, bringing SHADOWS AND LIGHT back into print with an updated Afterword.

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    Light & Shadows
  • Author : Thomas W. Bohn,Richard L. Stromgren,Daniel H. Johnson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN : UOM:39015047356160
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  • Genre : Motion pictures
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    Shadows & Light
  • Author : Greg Lotus
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9811129932
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  • Genre : Fashion photography
  • From lauded fashion, editorial, and celebrity photographer Greg Lotus comes Shadows & Light, his first photography book. Stunningly illustrated with both black-and-white and color imagery, this gorgeous book showcases how Lotus reinterprets light and shadows through elegantly captured, evocative angles and masterful composition. Inspired by a range of sources, from personal life experiences to classical paintings, Lotusâe(tm)s images encapsulate moments set against beautiful rural and wild surroundings, and link high fashion to the natural world.

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    Eel Question
  • Author : Nicola Davies
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781913634667
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Bound to serve a cruel master, Nant's curiosity never fails to get her into trouble. Her dreams of a life beyond her marshland home intensify each autumn when the silver eels return, along with her questions. Where do they come from? And where do they go?The last in a series of six illustrated folk tales for children which explore the supernatural world, inspired by ancient folk tales and a love of nature. Be ready to feel a little bit of magic, and perhaps a few shivers down the spine.Written by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Beth Holland.'This unusual, mythic-feeling story is one of a series of tales from Welsh publisher Graffeg that explore the deeper and sometimes darker side of our connection with the natural world. Nant finds herself at the mercy of a witch hunt, and the story explores themes of ignorance and curiosity with a deft and gentle hand. As ever, Davies' love of the natural world is obvious, and her writing sings with a dark exuberance.' BookTrust 'These stories ask as many questions as they answer and highlight the strong ties that exist between nature and mankind; they beg us to seek a little deeper. Thought-provoking, haunting and swimming with the diverse beauty of the natural world.' Mary Esther Judy, Fallen Star Stories

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    Shadow & Light
  • Author : Darryl L. Tippens,Jeanne Murray Walker,Stephen Weathers
  • Publisher : ACU Press
  • Pages : 556
  • ISBN : 089112070X
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  • Genre : Religion
  • "Shadow & Light has a variety of selections spanning a range of literature from medieval religious lyrics to contemporary American poetry, from John Bunyan to Isaac Bashevis Singer and john Updike, it makes vividly clear that the exploration of spiritual values is not limited to believers of one faith, or, indeed, not even to believers."-Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley; author of The Art of Biblical Narrative "Writers-poets and novelists, playwrights and bards-have always been essential witnesses to the ambiguities...the all-encompassing mysteries of birth and death, primary witnesses to matters of God and the soul. Unfortunately many of these witnesses have been sidelined in the curricula of our schools for the last fifty or so years, depriving us of ready access to the very language that is essential for living humanly. Thanks to this new edition of Shadow & Light, they are back on the playing field, taking their rightful place as witnesses to unexpurgated life."-Eugene H. Peterson. Professor Emeritus of Spiritual theology, Regent College, Vancouver, BC

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    The Dramatic Portrait
  • Author : Chris Knight
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9781681982168
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Photography
  • Without light, there is no photograph. As almost every photographer knows, the word “photograph” has its roots in two Greek words that, together, mean “drawing with light.” But what is less commonly acknowledged and understood is the role that shadow plays in creating striking, expressive imagery, especially in portraiture. It is through deft, nuanced use of both light and shadow that you can move beyond shooting simply ordinary, competent headshots into the realm of creating dramatic portraiture that can so powerfully convey a subject’s inner essence, communicate a personal narrative, and express your photographic vision.

    In The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow, Chris Knight addresses portraiture with a unique approach to both light and shadow that allows you to improve and elevate your own portraiture. He begins with the history of portraiture, from the early work of Egyptians and Greeks to the sublime treatment of light and subject by artists such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. Chris then dives into a deep, hands-on exploration of light, shadow, and portraiture, offering numerous lessons and takeaways. He covers:

      • The qualities of light: hard, soft, and the spectrum in between
      • The relationships between light, subject, and background, and how to control them
      • Lighting patterns such as Paramount, Rembrandt, loop, and split
      • Lighting ratios and how they affect contrast in your image
      • Equipment: from big and small modifiers to grids, snoots, barn doors, flags, and gels
      • Multiple setups for portrait shoots, including those that utilize one, two, and three lights
      • How color contributes to drama and mood, eliciting an emotional response from the viewer
      • How to approach styling your portrait, from wardrobe to background
      • The post-processing workflow, including developing the RAW file, maximizing contrast, color grading, retouching, and dodging and burning for heightened drama and effect
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      • How all of these elements culminate to help you define your personal style and create your own narrative

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    Light
  • Author : Natalie Myra Rosinsky
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 25
  • ISBN : 9781404800137
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Explores the facts of light, including sunlight, shadows, reflections, and rainbows and offers simple experiments.

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    WarCraft Shadows & Light
  • Author : Arthaus
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN : 1588469735
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  • Genre : Games
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    Light in the Shadows
  • Author : A. Meredith Walters
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781476782300
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In the bestselling sequel to Find You in the Dark, A. Meredith Walters continues the emotional story of Maggie, Clay, and the power of unconditional love. How do you keep going when you feel like your life is over? Maggie never thought she’d see Clay again. So, she attempts to put her life back together after her heart has been shattered to pieces. Moving on and moving forward, just as Clay wanted her to. Clay never stopped thinking of Maggie. Even after ripping their lives apart and leaving her behind to get the help he so desperately needed. He is healing…slowly. But his heart still belongs to the girl who tried to save him. When a sudden tragedy brings Maggie and Clay face-to-face again, nothing is the same. Yet some things never change. Can the darkness that threatened to consume them be transformed into something else and finally give them what they always wanted? And can two people who fought so hard to be together, finally find their happiness? Or will their demons and fear drive them apart for good? The thing about love is that even when it destroys you, it has a way of mending what is broken. And in the shadows, you can still see the light.

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    Placing Shadows
  • Author : Chuck Gloman,Tom LeTourneau
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781136041693
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • A mix of theory and practical applications, Placing Shadows covers the physical properties of light and the selection of proper instruments for the best possible effect. For the student, advanced amateur, and pros trying to enhance the look of their productions, this book examines the fundamentals and is also a solid reference for tips on better performance.

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    Shadows and Light
  • Author : Cari Z
  • Publisher : Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9781786513861
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A fight to the death against his former master turns into a chance for Rafael, an assassin denied the immortality he lived to achieve, to learn the shocking truth about the fate he was spared. Rafael wanted nothing more than to serve his immortal master, Xian, a High One of Clare, who taught him from an early age how to be an assassin. But after failing the final test, Rafael was turned out into the Lower City, abandoned by the one person he thought he could count on. Years of hatred and thoughts of revenge have fueled Rafael's quest for vengeance, but when the time comes to strike at Xian, he hesitates and is taken prisoner. Rafael expects to die, either at Xian's hand or at the hand of Myrtea, his sadistic mistress. Instead Xian heals him, spares him a brutal interrogation and tells him the dark truth driving the ruthlessness of the High Ones—the source of their immortality is spent. Soon the city will devolve into chaos as High Ones battle one another and the rebelling denizens of the Lower City for power and resources. Xian wants to spare Rafael that pain, just as he spared him the pain of becoming a High One a decade earlier. Their only chance for survival is to escape Clare before civil war breaks out. Even if they make it out of the city, though, there's no guarantee that Xian will live through the agonizing process of becoming human again. The only ones they can rely on are each other...if Rafael can bring himself to once again trust his former master, the only man he's ever loved.

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    Shadows and Light
  • Author : Nancy C Weeks
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 1726
  • ISBN : 9781440591976
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Meet five Irish brothers, all sworn to protect and serve--and the smart women who help them take down the terrorists gunning for their family. Lock up your heart: when it comes to love, the sexy McNeils know how to walk this beat. In the Shadow of Greed: Brilliant cryptologist Dr. Sarah Tu races against time to block the most dangerous Internet malware ever created--and it's up to FBI agent Jason McNeil to make sure she stays alive long enough to do it. In the Shadow of Evil: After ten years with Maryland's Special Crime Unit, very little rattles Jared McNeil. Then his nemesis resurfaces, with his sights set on the woman Jared is honor bound to protect. In the Shadow of Malice: Adam Blake, ex-CIA operative, has gone to great lengths to keep his identity a secret, but his cover's blown when he ends up on the run with waitress Calista Martin to protect his little girl. In the Shadow of Pride: When Lexie Trevena's matchmaking friends accidentally place her smack in the path of a terrorist who intends to use her as his pawn, the only person who can help her is Special Agent-in-Charge Luke "Mac" McNeil--the man she holds responsible for her husband's death. In the Shadow of Vengeance: Elizabeth Merlot can't afford to let handsome Detective Noah McNeil discover her secret past. But when trouble finds her son, Noah may be the only one who can save their lives. Sensuality Level: Sensual

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    Shadows and Reflections
  • Author : Daniel Nunn
  • Publisher : Capstone Classroom
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN : 9781432966294
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Gives an overview of light, how it reflects off objects letting people see them, and how some objects block light and cast shadows.

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    Cloak and Dagger
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Marvel
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1302904248
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Cloak and Dagger step out of the darkness and into the light! But will this pair of violent vigilantes be friends or foes for the spectacular Spider-Man? The young duo's war on drugs will put crime bosses Silvermane and the Kingpin in their sights - and the wall-crawler will be stuck in the middle! Then follow Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen into their own uncanny adventures, and discover what set them on their dark path. Detective O'Reilly wants to arrest them, Father Delgado wants to reform them - but does anyone really understand them? Plus, after Spidey chaperones their fi rst meeting, Cloak and Dagger face a power struggle with the New Mutants! COLLECTING: PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) 64, 69-70, 81-82, 94-96; CLOAK AND DAGGER (1983) 1-4; MARVEL TEAM-UP ANNUAL 6; MARVEL FANFARE (1982) 19; NEW MUTANTS (1983) 23-25

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    Between the Shadows and Light, Season 2
  • Author : Alynia Rule,Deb Kelly
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781365876882
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In Season Two, Commander Alla Maitland has saved Liam Dubhan from himself, if not Lord Tabani. However, though her path seems solid at the University, she soon finds herself lost in the tangled web of spies and betrayal. As for Liam, life will never be the same... and he intends to keep it that way.

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    Light in the Shadows
  • Author : Hank Dunn
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN : 1928560059
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  • Genre : Books
  • "Light in the Shadows" is for people struggling with a life-threatening illness. These meditations cover some of the most important emotional and spiritual lessons for people in this difficult situation. This book is about finding hope in hopeless situations and living a meaningful life while considering the possibility of death.

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    The Shadows and Lights of Waco
  • Author : James D. Faubion
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9780691188263
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • When James Faubion visited the site of the Branch Davidian compound after its conflagration, what he found surprised him. Though the popular imagination had relegated the site's millennialist denizens to the radical fringe, Faubion found not psychopathology but a sturdy and comprehensive system for understanding the world. He also found, in the person of Amo Paul Bishop Roden, a fascinating spokeswoman for that system. Based on more than five years of fieldwork, including extensive life-history interviews with Roden, Faubion interprets millennialism as a ''master-pedagogy.'' He reveals it as simultaneously a poetics, a rhetoric, a physics, an approach to history, a course of training, a gnosis, and an ethics. Millennialism resists the categories that both academic and popular analysts use to discuss religion by melding the sacred and secular, the spiritual and political, and the transcendental and commonsensical. In this respect, and in others, millennialism is a premodern pedagogy that has grown resolutely counter-modern. Yet, mainstream culture sees in it not a critique of modernity but dangerous lunacy. This disjunction prompts Faubion to investigate how the mainstream came to confine religion to an inner and other-worldly faith--an inquiry that allows him to account for the irrationalization of millennialism. Against this historical background, we can discern the genealogy of Adventist millennialism and make sense of contemporary religious events, including the actions of a small group in the central Texas prairie.

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    Shadow and Bone
  • Author : Leigh Bardugo
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN : 9781250027436
  • Reader Reviews : 212
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Orphaned by the Border Wars, Alina Starkov is taken to become the protegâe of the mysterious Darkling, who trains her to join the magical elite in the belief that she is the Sun Summoner, who can destroy the monsters of the Fold.

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    Shadow and Light
  • Author : Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105024602166
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  • Genre : African American judges
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    Shadow and Light
  • Author : Tsh Oxenreider
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN : 9780736980609
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Religion
  • Celebrate a Season of Wonder and Waiting Though the holidays are often jam-packed with busyness, the weeks leading up to Yuletide are still a time to reflect on the miracle of Jesus’s birth. Shadow and Light is a concise and customizable guide for the Advent season to help you rediscover your childlike wonder and contemplate the sacred gift we celebrate in the Christmas season. From bestselling author Tsh Oxenreider, Shadow and Light is a rich yet approachable experience that invites you to explore the historical meaning of Advent. Drawing from liturgical tradition, Tsh provides fresh insights for new and longtime believers alike. Each day includes Scripture, a reflection, a question, and a simple activity to engage the senses, such as lighting candles, listening to music, and viewing artwork both old and new. Let yourself break away from the hustle and bustle of crafts, cookies, and Christmas parties, and receive your invitation to remember the quiet focus of our celebration. Shadow and Light will help you reclaim the holiday season as a time to remember Jesus’s first coming, and to long for his one-day return.

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    Real-Time Shadows
  • Author : Elmar Eisemann,Michael Schwarz,Ulf Assarsson,Michael Wimmer
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781439867693
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Important elements of games, movies, and other computer-generated content, shadows are crucial for enhancing realism and providing important visual cues. In recent years, there have been notable improvements in visual quality and speed, making high-quality realistic real-time shadows a reachable goal. Real-Time Shadows is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of real-time shadow techniques. It covers a large variety of different effects, including hard, soft, volumetric, and semi-transparent shadows. The book explains the basics as well as many advanced aspects related to the domain of shadow computation. It presents interactive solutions and practical details on shadow computation. The authors compare various algorithms for creating real-time shadows and illustrate how they are used in different situations. They explore the limitations and failure cases, advantages and disadvantages, and suitability of the algorithms in several applications. Source code, videos, tutorials, and more are available on the book’s website www.realtimeshadows.com.

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    Shadows in the City of Light
  • Author : Sara R. Horowitz,Amira Bojadzija-Dan,Julia Creet
  • Publisher : State University of New York Press
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9781438481753
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Examines the place of Paris in French Jewish literary memory, a memory that, of necessity, grapples with the aftermath of the Holocaust. The essays in Shadows in the City of Light explore the significance of Paris in the writing of five influential French writers—Sarah Kofman, Patrick Modiano, George Perec, Henri Raczymow, and Irene Nemirovsky—whose novels and memoirs capture and probe the absences of deported Paris Jews. These writers move their readers through wartime and postwar cityscapes of Paris, walking them through streets and arrondissments where Jews once resided, looking for traces of the disappeared. The city functions as more than a backdrop or setting. Its streets and buildings and monuments remind us of the exhilarating promise of the French Revolution and what it meant for Jews dreaming of equality. But the dynamic space of Paris also reminds us of the Holocaust and its aftermath. The shadowed paths traced by these writers raise complicated questions about ambivalence, absence, memory, secularity, and citizenship. In their writing, the urban landscape itself bears witness to the absent Jews, and what happened to them. For the writers treated in this volume, neither their Frenchness nor their Jewishness is a fixed point. Focusing on Paris's dual role as both a cultural hub and a powerful symbol of hope and conflict in Jewish memory, the contributors address intersections and departures among these writers. Their complexity of thought, artistry, and depth of vision shape a new understanding of the impact of the Holocaust on Jewish and French identity, on literature and literary forms, and on the development of Jewish secular culture in Western Europe. Sara R. Horowitz is Professor of Humanities and Comparative Literature at York University and the author of Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction, also published by SUNY Press. Amira Bojadzija-Dan is Research Associate at the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University. Julia Creet is Professor of English at York University and the author of The Genealogical Sublime. Together, they are also coeditors of H. G. Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy.

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    Lady of Light and Shadows
  • Author : C. L. Wilson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780062023698
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “I love this book.” —Christine Feehan The incomparable C.L. Wilson brings her phenomenal Tairen Soul novels to Avon Books! Lady of Light and Shadows is the second book in the epic romantic adventure that combines sweeping fantasy with breathtaking paranormal romance. USA Today and New York Times bestseller C. L. Wilson continues the stirring, magical romance of Ellysetta, the woodcutter’s beautiful daughter, and the tormented Fey King Rain, as darkness rises up all around them, determined to destroy their love and their world.

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    Photographing Shadow and Light
  • Author : Joey L.
  • Publisher : Amphoto Books
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780817400156
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Photography
  • Aspiring photographers are always looking for that edge, that fresh point of view to add drama to their images. Photographer Joey L. found his vision early, drawing critical acclaim as a brilliant commercial photographer with a distinctive technical expertise for lighting. In Photographing Shadow and Light, Joey lifts the curtain on his dramatic, creatively fearless approach to portraiture, sharing his personal philosophy and a behind-the-scenes look at 15 striking photo sessions—from personal projects shot in Africa, India, and Brooklyn to commercial shoots for 50 Cent, the Jonas Brothers, and Project Runway All Stars. Joey provides readers with a step-by-step description of how he visualized each shoot, formed meaningful connections with his subjects, and “built” his signature dramatic lighting effects—one light at a time. Featuring more than 85 stunning portraits, detailed lighting diagrams, and a foreword from industry icon David Hobby (aka Strobist), Photographing Shadow and Light shares the creative process behind one of today’s most exciting photography talents, providing serious amateurs and professionals a fresh perspective on creating compelling, professional quality portraits. “Joey Lawrence is . . . the future of photography. Get used to it.” —David Hobby (Strobist) Get inside the images of commercial and fine art portrait photographer Joey L. with this behind-the-lens guide to his fearless approach, creative vision, and signature lighting techniques. Also available as an ebook

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    Shadow and Light, Volume 3
  • Author : Parris Quinn
  • Publisher : NBM
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN : 9781681120416
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The bestselling stunningly rendered lascivious stories of kink ordinary people get into are back! From recording a wife doing it with a greatly endowed stud found through announcements to a couple revealing to a friend at a party their private vids of her submissive appetites, it’s all about fantasy being realized into steamy reality...

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    A Shadow in the Ember
  • Author : Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Publisher : Blue Box Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781952457487
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout returns with book one of the all-new, compelling Flesh and Fire series—set in the beloved Blood and Ash world. Born shrouded in the veil of the Primals, a Maiden as the Fates promised, Seraphena Mierel’s future has never been hers. Chosen before birth to uphold the desperate deal her ancestor struck to save his people, Sera must leave behind her life and offer herself to the Primal of Death as his Consort. However, Sera’s real destiny is the most closely guarded secret in all of Lasania—she’s not the well protected Maiden but an assassin with one mission—one target. Make the Primal of Death fall in love, become his weakness, and then…end him. If she fails, she dooms her kingdom to a slow demise at the hands of the Rot. Sera has always known what she is. Chosen. Consort. Assassin. Weapon. A specter never fully formed yet drenched in blood. A monster. Until him. Until the Primal of Death’s unexpected words and deeds chase away the darkness gathering inside her. And his seductive touch ignites a passion she’s never allowed herself to feel and cannot feel for him. But Sera has never had a choice. Either way, her life is forfeit—it always has been, as she has been forever touched by Life and Death.

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    A History of Light and Colour Measurement
  • Author : Sean F. Johnston
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9781420034776
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Science
  • 2003 Paul Bunge Prize of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation for the History of Scientific Instruments Judging the brightness and color of light has long been contentious. Alternately described as impossible and routine, it was beset by problems both technical and social. How trustworthy could such measurements be? Was the best standard of intensity a gas lamp, an incandescent bulb, or a glowing pool of molten metal? And how much did the answers depend on the background of the specialist? A History of Light and Colour Measurement: Science in the Shadows is a history of the hidden workings of physical science-a technical endeavor embedded in a social context. It argues that this "undisciplined" subject, straddling academia, commerce, and regulation, may be typical not only of 20th century science, but of its future. Attracting scientists, engineers, industrialists, and artists, the developing subject produced a new breed of practitioners having mixed provenance. The new measurers of light had to decide the shape not only of their specialism but of their careers: were they to be a part of physics, engineering, or psychology? The physical scientists who dominated the subject into the early 20th century made their central aim the replacement of the problematic human eye with physical detectors of light. For psychologists between the wars, though, describing the complexity of color was more important than quantifying a handful of its dimensions. And after WWII, military designers shaped the subject of radiometry and subsumed photometry and colorimetry within it. Never attaining a professional cachet, these various specialists moved fluidly between science and technology; through government, industry, and administration.