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Roy Grace, creation of the award-winning author Peter James, exposes the dark side of the internet in Dead at First Sight.

Author: Peter James

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781509816422

Category: Fiction

Page: 435

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Roy Grace, creation of the award-winning author Peter James, exposes the dark side of the internet in Dead at First Sight. You don’t know me, but I thought I knew you . . . A man waits at a London airport for Ingrid Ostermann, the love of his life, to arrive. Across the Atlantic, a retired NYPD cop waits in a bar in Florida’s Key West for his first date with the lady who is, without question, his soulmate. The two men are about to discover they’ve been scammed out of almost every penny they have in the world – and that neither women exist. Meanwhile, a wealthy divorcée plunges, in suspicious circumstances, from an apartment block in Munich. In the same week, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is called to investigate the suicide of a woman in Brighton, that is clearly not what it seems. As his investigations continue, a handsome Brighton motivational speaker comes forward. He’s discovered his identity is being used to scam eleven different women, online. The first he knew of it was a phone call from one of them, out of the blue, saying, ‘You don’t know me, but I thought I knew you’. That woman is now dead. Roy Grace realizes he is looking at the tip of an iceberg. A global empire built on clever, cruel internet scams and the murder of anyone who threatens to expose them.
2019-05-16 By Peter James

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Author: Angela Roquet

Publisher: Violent Siren Press

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Category: Fiction

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Welcome to SPERO HEIGHTS... A little town where supernaturals who have lost their bump in the night go to recover. Tucked in the wooded Ozark Mountains, the humans are rarely cause for concern, but the citizens of Spero Heights have enough trouble to go around. Lia James would give anything to be normal. Struck with horrific, daily visions of death isn’t what any sane person would consider gifted. Her only consolation is that Sheriff Saunders, her shady keeper, does what he can to change the outcome of her visions—at least, the ones that might lead to a swanky promotion. Christian Delph is not a normal doctor, and his patients’ maladies are not found in the average medical journal. As the head therapist of Orpheus House in Spero Heights, he sees everything—and usually before it happens. The one thing he didn’t see coming was Lia, and all the ways she would turn his fragile world inside out.
2020-07-28 By Angela Roquet

“Sh . . . she . . . she's . . . dead.” Chief Langdon's frown deepened. “Wait here.” He
walked away, leaving Cass to panic in peace. Of all the officers on the force, why
did Langdon have to be the one to answer her call? Why couldn't Tank have ...

Author: Lena Gregory

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698406452

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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FIRST IN A VISIONARY NEW MYSTERY SERIES. It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see that something’s not right on Bay Island... Since she left her psychiatric practice in New York City to open up a psychic shop in her hometown on Bay Island, Cass Donovan has given her fair share of readings to conflicted customers. But what she sees in Ellie Callahan’s future doesn’t bode well. When Ellie’s mother, Marge, publicly confronts Cass about the reading, the embarrassment makes her want to curl up and die. And when she later stumbles across Marge’s body—and is a suspect in her murder—Cass is suddenly the star of Bay Island’s rumor mill. Cass is determined to prove her innocence and save Ellie from meeting the fate in her unfortunate vision. But even with the help of her friends Bee and Stephanie, Cass will have to channel some serious sleuthing instincts to find the real killer... From the Paperback edition.
2016-11-01 By Lena Gregory

For , first , it is certain that all mankind has seen and suffered death . The first
sight of death - whether it came by murder , or by disease , matters not - must
have raised the question of the future . To suppose that the father and mother ,
the ...

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ISBN: PSU:000020625245

Category: Annihilationism

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The first is the way in which Jesus prayed to his God in Gethsemane before his
arrest ( Mark 14.32-42 parr . ) , the other is the agonized cry that Jesus uttered on
the cross just before his death ( Mark 15.34 par . ) . Yet at first sight these two ...

Author: Alexander J. M. Wedderburn

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 3161521145

Category: Religion

Page: 225

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The death of Jesus and its interpretation present both exegetes and theologians with a puzzle. For Jesus himself seems to have left his followers few clues, and the story of his passion is ambivalent, embracing both his reluctant self-surrender in Gethsemane and his reproachful cry on Golgatha. Some of the various motifs and images used by his followers to explain this event were taken over by Paul despite the opposition he saw between the message of the cross and any human wisdom. Yet what meaning do two of the central themes of his soteriology, the corporate, representative role of Christ and the language of "righteousness" and "justification" hold for us today? Or does Paul offer just as little help here as Jesus himself did?

Coincidently, July 15, 2010 was the ten-year anniversary of my own mother's
death. I never did ask Adam the exact date of his mom's death. The fact that it
might be somewhere in the middle ofthose dates is enough ofa God sighting to
let me ...

Author: Rebecca Merz

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781490800479

Category: Religion

Page: 270

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After the death of her husband, Rebecca turned to God for everything. She was alone and needed God more than ever. This personal relationship with God became so intense that she experienced Him in ways she never dreamed were possible. Rebecca's journey began when she became convinced God used a man she named Adam to awaken her passion to be a married lady again. When Rebecca shared every little detail of her life with God, she felt certain God orchestrated the funniest situations to give her confidence as she traveled into unknown territory. She insisted God was being playful with her and wanted her to relax and trust that He was the one that was in control. Those times Rebecca experienced doubt, God did some remarkable things to prove He was with her. As a result she developed a boldness to do what she believed God was asking of her. God always confirmed the decisions she made were the stepping-stones leading to her destiny. She learned God was pleased by her faith that she entrusted to Him alone. God demonstrated two-way communication with Him was not only possible but was necessary in order to turn her dreams into reality. This two-way conversation brought her relationship with God to a deeper level. She knew He had prepared the way that would lead her to her future husband. Rebecca claims God is still in the match making business and is the best dating coach any person could ask for because Father knows best. All proceeds from the sale of this book will go to a mobile ministry that gives women who are facing unplanned pregnancies image clear ultrasounds free of charge. When women are in crisis due to an unwanted pregnancy they need to know that God loved them at "First Sight." Hopefully with knowledge of this truth these women will now be willing to "step out on a maybe" and trust God to work out a solution that begins with them choosing life for the child within.
2013-11 By Rebecca Merz

Doctors in the Frunze district noted: 'One striking feature is the considerable
number of “acute” deaths or, more correctly, deaths that seem inexplicable at first
sight. The patient came [to the treatment centre] independently, seemed to feel ...

Author: J. Barber

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781403938824

Category: History

Page: 243

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From 1941-1944 Leningrad saw by far the largest-scale famine ever to occur in a developed society. This book examines the nature and consequences of the extreme conditions created by the German blockade of Leningrad between September 1941 and January 1944. Using declassified documents from Party and State archives in Moscow and St Petersburg and interviews with survivors, the authors have produced the most informed and detailed analysis to date of the impact of the siege on the lives and health of the people of Leningrad.
2004-11-12 By J. Barber

Continuing instability during the first half of the period nurtured the craving for
order , balance , harmony and the ... Demography and disease The savage
indecencies wreaked by Death might seem at first sight hard to reconcile with this
picture ...

Author: Peter C. Jupp

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 0719058112

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

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This work provides a social history of death from the earliest times to Diana, Princess of Wales. As we discard the 20th century taboo about death, this book charts the story of the way in which our forebears coped with aspects of their daily lives.
1999 By Peter C. Jupp

It is true that true Love is always at first sight, but this does not necessarily mean
the physical first sight. Two people may have known each other for years, and yet
the Flame of Love may remain unkindled. But suddenly, some unpredictable ...

Author: Rohit Mehta

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe

ISBN: 8120812239

Category:

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In the Dialouge with Death the author presents the superb mtsticism of Sri Aurobindo as he has expounded it in his own inimitable style in the exquisite poem Savitri.Savitri is a movemental work in which sri Aurodindo is seen as a yogi and a philosopher a mystic and an occultist a poet and a lover all at once. It contains the quintessence of Sri Aurobindo`s great spirtiual adventure which aimed at bridging the gulf between Heaven and Earth.
1994-01-01 By Rohit Mehta

... of the next chapter: the first woman in Samson's nubile life, preceded by the
anonymous mother who partakes of some ... The third one is only mentioned,
while the fourth, a concubine, is, at first sight — the first sight being our
contemporary ...

Author: Mieke Bal

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226035557

Category: Religion

Page: 312

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Chicago studies in the history of Judaism.
1988-06-15 By Mieke Bal

If the soul has existed before entering the body, and enters into living from a state
of separation from the body ('death ... At first sight, nothing that Socrates says at
this point seems to go beyond the purported conclusion of the cyclical argument.

Author: Sebastian Ramon Philipp Gertz

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004207172

Category: Philosophy

Page: 223

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This study focuses on the ancient commentaries on Plato’s Phaedo by Olympiodorus and Damascius and aims to present the relevance of their challenging and valuable readings of the dialogue to Neoplatonic ethics.

At first sight this claim might appear implausible, and for several reasons. First, by
the end of the seventeenth century, mysticism was generally reserved to "
extraordinary" experience — a grace of the privileged few — and there is nothing
more ...

Author: Christopher Nugent

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791422054

Category: Religion

Page: 127

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This book charts the borderline between the nocturnal side of mysticism and the luminous side of death and it illuminates their paradoxical affinities. Within a culture of both denial and despair, it affirms the reality but not the finality of death. If what the generations have called the mystery of death is "the last enemy," a still more mysterious mysticism would anticipate, illuminate and disarm it, issuing in what "eyes have not seen, ears have not heard." This work is contemporary in that it represents a creative and original appropriation of tradition, is spiritually more mystical than devotional--and is ecumenically conversant with and sensitive to the great religious traditions.
1994-01-01 By Christopher Nugent

Its testimony appears at first sight contradictory . Not only is there on the one
hand law , condemning all , while on the other hand there is the gospel , with
good news for every one ; but further there are direct statements as to the results
of ...

Author: Andrew Jukes

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600091354

Category: Future punishment

Page: 192

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1873 By Andrew Jukes

The prospect of death was at first sight dark and threatening . ... A few days
before she died , she remarked " When I first began to think of the termi . nation of
this disease , the thoughts of death frightened me , but now I have no fear , The ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112018363918

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On New - Year's Eve she reached Rochester , to which the king was al- phe king
ready hastening for the first sight of the lady , meet her at the fame of whose
charms had been sounded Rochester in his ears so loudly . He came down in
private ...

Author: James Anthony Froude

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293106491644

Category: Great Britain

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The Moral Problems of Abortion, Infanticide, Suicide, Euthanasia, Capital
Punishment, War and Other Life-or-death Choices ... These claims turn out when
scrutinized to be much more speculative and doubtful than they at first sight
appear.

Author: Jonathan Glover

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141949734

Category: Philosophy

Page: 336

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The moral problems of abortion, infanticide, suicide, euthanasia, capital punshiment, war and othe life-or-death choices.
1990-06-28 By Jonathan Glover

RECALLING THE FIRST TIME BERNADOTTE ARRIVED IN ISRAEL, Walter
Eytan, director general of the embryonic Israeli Foreign Ministry, said: “I
remember standing on the roof of the Jewish Agency Building. The first sight we
caught was of ...

Author: Kati Marton

Publisher: Pantheon

ISBN: 9780307800503

Category: History

Page: 336

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On the evening of September 17, 1948, a car carrying Count Folke Bernadotte, the first United Nations–appointed mediator in the Middle East, traveled up a narrow Jerusalem street. As the car shifted gears for the climb toward the New City, an Israeli Army jeep nosed into the road, forcing Bernadotte’s car and the two following him to come to a full stop. From the jeep sprang three uniformed men clutching automatic weapons. In a moment that set the stage for a legacy of violence that has since characterized Arab-Israeli negotiations, Count Bernadotte was shot six times and killed. The assassins were never brought to justice. A Death in Jerusalem reveals the forces behind this assassination, the passion that first dictated the tactics of terrorism in Israel and that continue to shape the thinking and actions of those even now determined to block accommodation with the Palestinians. At its birth in 1948, the State of Israel was endangered as much by a fratricidal war between Jewish moderates and extremists as it was by the invading armies of its Arab neighbors. In the first test of its authority, the fledgling United Nations forged a temporary truce between Arabs and Jews and dispatched Count Bernadotte to negotiate a permanent peace. A Swede with a reputation for skillful negotiations with the Nazis for the release of prisoners, including Jewish concentration-camp victims, Bernadotte had seemed the ideal choice for mediator. But he was dangerously unversed in the Israeli underground’s passionate visions of a homeland restored to its biblical geographical proportions. To the Stern Gang, led by future Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, any concession of land was as threatening to Israel’s integrity as the Arabs’ invading armies. And the Sternists did not trust Count Bernadotte, whom they saw as threatening Israel’s claim to the holy city of Jerusalem. As Bernadotte prepared his plan for the allocation of disputed territory, the Stern Gang plotted his murder. Drawing on previously untapped sources, including Bernadotte’s family and former Stern Gang members, Kati Marton tells the vivid and haunting story of what propelled the Sternists, how they achieved their goal, and how and why the assassins were shielded from prosecution. From the Hardcover edition.
2011-11-23 By Kati Marton

Reassembly Reconsidered at first sight, Reassembly is simple, straightforward,
and promising. a little reflection, however, shows that it has serious problems—
problems that render it unacceptable to many. With some modifications, this view
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Author: Silas N. Langley

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781630877859

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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What has Star Trek to do with eternal life? It provides the perfect metaphor for understanding the main Christian views concerning what happens to us when we die. In this book, Silas Langley uses the Star Trek transporter beam to explain five main Christian views about life after death. Each of us lives with some personal answer to the universal question of what comes after death. Even among Christians, views differ as to what exactly happens when we die. Meanwhile, the modern secular world increasingly challenges the possibility of life after death. How can we live again after we die if much of science and philosophy suggests that all that we are dies with our bodies? This book shows how each of these views responds to these challenges. Death, Resurrection, and Transporter Beams sorts out these disagreements and their biblical grounding. These differences matter, since they bear on who we are and how we are to live our lives. Readers will come away with a clearer understanding of their own beliefs on this topic, and with tools to enter into dialogue with people whose beliefs differ.
2014-08-22 By Silas N. Langley

first song to the second. ... The catchy drumbeat at the beginning pumps up the
crowd even more. ... I may not know much about guys, but I'm pretty sure that
anytime one asks you if you believe in love at first sight, he's probably some kind
of ...

Author: Jenny Torres Sanchez

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780762448418

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

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It is the summer after Frenchie Garcia's senior year, and she can't come to grips with the death of Andy Cooper. Her friends don't know that she had a secret crush on her classmate, and they especially don't know that she was with Andy right before he committed suicide. The only person who does know is Frenchie's imaginary pal Em (a.k.a. Emily Dickinson), who she hangs out with at the cemetery down the street. When Frenchie's guilt and confusion come to a head, she decides there is only one way to truly figure out why Andy chose to be with her during his last hours. While exploring the emotional depth of loss and transition to adulthood, Sanchez's sharp humor and clever observations bring forth a richly developed voice.
2013-05-28 By Jenny Torres Sanchez

... in scattered rhymes the sound of all that sighing which once fed my heart in my
first youthful error , when in part I was a person of a different kind ... serves as
introduction , and true also that the next two poems describe Petrarch's first sight
of ...

Author: Francesco Petrarch

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 041594242X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 335

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"A new verse translation of the whole 'Canzoniere,' with notes on the page to illuminate the poems and suggest the many connections between them."--P. [4] of cove
2002-09 By Francesco Petrarch

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