He's a duke. He's a mathematical genius. He can't talk and he's locked in a lunatic asylum. Only a modest Quaker girl can reach him, but when she helps him to escape, she's swept into his glittering aristocratic world, her life torn apart by his desperate attempt to save himself.
"~COMPELLING!!~ Love This Author! Love This Book!"
"Les fleurs du mal", in english "The Flowers of Evil", is a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire. The poems deal with themes relating to decadence and eroticism. The author and the publisher were prosecuted in France under the regime of the Second Empire as an "outrage aux bonnes mœurs" ("an insult to public decency"). Because of this prosecution, Baudelaire was fined 300 francs. Victor Hugo announced that Baudelaire had created "un nouveau frisson" (a new shudder, a new thrill) in literature.
To reconcile with her long-estranged father, Laine Simmons travels to Hawaii. But she soon finds her motives being questioned by his arrogant, judgmental, and extremely attractive business partner, Dillon O’Brian. It doesn’t help that every infuriating confrontation with the man only makes her want him more. As Laine struggles to heal her past, she has to fight her treacherous heart - or admit to herself that this is one battle she’d rather lose...
When Verne Raydon marries Robert, it is purely for money, and he knows it. Verne despises him yet takes the step that appalls her, but she has no choice. In this loveless arrangement, Robert, who is not unattractive, must have his own motives, but what are they, and what can he possibly gain from such an arrangement?
What's in a Name will help you to see God and hear His Word through some of his most unique and beautiful creations: flowers. As the flowers bloom to fulfill the purpose for which they were created, you will be challenged to do the same. Share your heart with God and observe as He reveals Himself in the most wonderful and unusual ways. What's in a Name is ideal for devotionals, this audiobook will help you to see God in nature as members of the plant kingdom bring you inspiration, encouragement, and challenges.
"Not completely worthless"
"Saying It With Flowers" is from the April 13, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Laura M. Holson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Afghan General Plants Flowers in Helmand, but Taliban Lurk" is from the April 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Rod Nordland and narrated by Paul Ryden.
This fresh rendition of Pete's classic song is bookended with just percussion and vocals transitioning to Pete's spoken word, classical guitar, and violin - as Pete tells the story, beginning with the Cossack soldiers and ending with the German actress, Marlene Dietrich, of how he came to write his lyrics and how the song was embraced around the world.
"The Real Meaning of Georgia O’Keeffe’s Flowers" is from the July 01, 2016 Arts section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Anna Russell and narrated by Paul Ryden.
A banker, linguist, and demolitions expert who has successfully infiltrated German intelligence, FBI Special Agent Thomas Cochrane is handpicked by Roosevelt for an impossible mission: to find Hitler's spy before he carries out a plan that will remove the president from office at a critical moment in the century's history.
"Terrific Nazi Spy Novel"
>Prostitution in the Digital Age: Selling Sex From the Suite to the Street explores the sex trade in modern times. For those without direct experience with the seamy, real-life world of prostitution, it can be easy to accept the glamorized depictions of the sex-for-sale industry as it is often portrayed in fiction and Hollywood or sensationalized in the media. In reality, the business of sexual exploitation such as prostitution, sex trafficking, pornography, and sex tourism is far from attractive and, in many instances, can be dangerous, if not deadly.
"Don't waste your time"
The way we talk to ourselves is often unkind and filled with self-judgments. These overly harsh self-criticisms can make us feel unworthy and incomplete. What if what you really need is not higher standards for yourself, but greater self-compassion? In Living with Your Heart Wide Open, you'll discover how mindfulness and self-compassion can free you from the thoughts and beliefs that create feelings of inadequacy.
"Many guided meditation with music included"