Score: 4
From 87 Ratings

Orchid Beach

  • Author: Stuart Woods
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Women Sleuths
  • File Size: 1813620 Bytes

#1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods delivers a riveting thriller that introduces his first female protagonist, Deputy Chief of Police Holly Barker.Forced into early retirement at thirty-seven, smart, attractive, and fiercely independent Major Holly Barker trades in her bars as a military cop for the badge of deputy chief of police in Orchid Beach, Florida. But below the sunny surface of this sleepy, well-to-do island town lies an evil that escalates into the cold-blooded murder of one of Holly's new colleagues.An outsider, Holly has little to go on for answers and no one to help her—except Daisy, a Doberman of exceptional intelligence and loyalty that becomes her companion and protector. The closer Holly gets to the truth, the more sh...

Score: 4
From 452 Ratings

New York Dead

  • Author: Stuart Woods
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Police Procedural
  • File Size: 1057535 Bytes

The first novel in the thrilling Stone Barrington Series by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Stuart WoodsEveryone is always telling Stone Barrington that he's too smart to be a cop, but it’s pure luck that places him on the streets in the dead of night, just in time to witness the horrifying incident that turns his life inside out.Suddenly he’s on the front page of every New York newspaper, and his life is hopelessly entwined in the increasingly shocking life (and perhaps death) of Sasha Nijinsky, the country's hottest and most beautiful television anchorwoman.No matter where he turns, the case is waiting for him, haunting his nights and turning his days into a living hell. Stone finds himself caught in a perilous web of unspeakable crimes, d...

Feeding Your Appetites

Feeding Your Appetites

  • Author : Stephen Arterburn
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2007-11-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781418537371

Feeding Your Appetites Book Description :

Our appetites are like fire! They can fill our lives with warmth, or they can become an uncontrolled inferno that is capable of destroying a career, a marriage, a soul. If you've ever struggled with cravings, whether for chocolate, shopping, alcohol, sex, cars, work, or power, you know how it works. Best-selling author Stephen Arterburn and Dr. Debra Cherry reach below the surface of such harmful behaviors to address the underlying needs that drive us all, and how those hungers can bring us fulfillment, not frustration. Discover the original and very good purpose for your appetites Develop useful strategies for managing your misdirected cravings Understand the connections between appetites, addictions, and sin Expose phony and inadequate sources of s...

American Appetites

American Appetites

  • Author : Jennifer Jensen Wallach
  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610755504

American Appetites Book Description :

Designed to appeal to students of history and foodies alike, American Appetites, the first book in the University of Arkansas Press’s new Food and Foodways series, brings together compelling firsthand testimony describing the nation’s collective eating habits throughout time. Beginning with Native American folktales that document foundational food habits and ending with contemporary discussions about how to obtain adequate, healthful, and ethical food, this volume reveals that the quest for food has always been about more than physical nourishment, demonstrating changing attitudes about issues ranging from patriotism and gender to technology and race. Readers will experience vicariously hunger and satiation, culinary pleasure and gustatory distre...

Hitchcock s Appetites

Hitchcock s Appetites

  • Author : Casey McKittrick
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2016-07-14
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501311628

Hitchcock s Appetites Book Description :

This book is open access and available on It is funded by Knowledge Unlatched. In Hitchcock's Appetites, Casey McKittrick offers the first book-length study of the relationship between Hitchcock's body size and his cinema. Whereas most critics and biographers of the great director are content to consign his large figure and larger appetite to colorful anecdotes of his private life, McKittrick argues that our understanding of Hitchcock's films, his creative process, and his artistic mind are incomplete without considering his lived experience as a fat man. Using archival research of his publicity, script collaboration, and personal communications with his producers, in tandem with close textual readings of his films, fem...

Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites

  • Author : Celine Steen
  • Publisher : Fair Winds Press (MA)
  • Release Date : 2011-07-01
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781592334551

Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites Book Description :

"Veganism is one of the hottest health trends going. But what do you do when half the people at your dinner table rebel against organic greens in favor of burgers, stew, and meat-based fare? And who has the time or inclination to prepare 2-3 different meals to please everyone? Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites gives 200 recipes that a die-hard comfort food eater will love. Utilizing substantial ingredients packed with flavor such as portabella mushrooms, sweet potatoes, whole grains, and beans readers can enjoy delicious burgers, stews, chilis, pastas, hearty main dishes, casseroles and comforting breads and desserts. Your family won't be missing out with recipes like Maple-Glazed doughnuts with Faux Bacon bits, crispy Mac 'n cheese balls, Pat...

Appetites and Identities

Appetites and Identities

  • Author : Sara Delamont
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-09-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134924745

Appetites and Identities Book Description :

Appetites and Identities is a clear, inviting and fascinating introduction to the social anthropology of western Europe. It covers food, migration, politics, urban and country life, magic, religion, sex and language in an accessible and straightforward fashion, introducing the student to aspects of the anthropology of contemporary European culture from mussel farmers in the Netherlands to Basque chambermaids in Lourdes, and from unhappy bachelors in western Ireland to unwitchers in Portugal. Avoiding the technical language of many anthropological textbooks, Appetites and Identities sets out the anthropological literature on the rich diversity of dialects, cultures and everyday lives of western European people, offering fascinating insights on how eac...

Psychology  or  the Science of Mind

Psychology or the Science of Mind

  • Author : Oliver Spencer Munsell
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1871
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : BL:A0025169675

Psychology or the Science of Mind Book Description :

"To the practical teacher of Psychology, who has spent years in the recitation-room, no apology is needed for presenting a new text-book in that much-contested field; for every true teacher realizes that, however much has been accomplished in the past, very much more remains to be done before Psychology as a science can take rank, in perfection of form and in completeness of evolution, with some of its more advanced congeners in the hierarchy of science. The writer of this new candidate for popular favor does not flatter himself that, in this work, he has accomplished the long-sought desideratum of a true positive science of mind, adequate to the wants of humanity in the afternoon of the nineteenth century; but he ventures to indulge the hope that, w...