In our life there are a lot of question that needs the answers. For example: have you got a person that you love, how far would you go in your love, maybe to save him or her? You should answer on these question before you will get into a situation when you need to do something, not to think and discourse do you real love this person. WHO DO YOU LOVE? Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case. But where is their six-year-old daughter? AND HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO . . . As the homicide investigation ratchets into a frantic statewide search for a missing child, D. D. Warren must partner with former lover Bobby Dodge to break through the blue wall of police brotherhood, seeking to understand the inner workings of a trooper’s mind while also unearthing family secrets. Would a trained police officer truly shoot her own husband? And would a mother harm her own child? . . . TO SAVE HER? For Tessa Leoni, the worst has not yet happened. She is walking a tightrope, with nowhere to turn, no one to trust, as the clock ticks down to a terrifying deadline. She has one goal in sight, and she will use every ounce of her training, every trick at her disposal, to do what must be done..
The Loss of the S.S. Titanic is the recollections of the disaster of Lawrence Beesley, a schoolteacher and second class passenger of the ill-fated liner, who managed to survive that nasty day in 1912. Told at first hand through the view of the eyewitness the story is emotional and full of factual details, so that the reader has opportunity to experience the tragedy himself.
It thrills more when you know that the story is real and happened to real people most of whom became the victims of the ocean…
Dorothy and the Wizard are trying to stop the villainous Nome King, who intends to revenge himself upon Princess Ozma and her faithful friends. This is a magical children’s books by Lyman Frank Baum, American author, poet, playwright, actor, and independent filmmaker. It became the thirteenth book of Oz series, continued by 6 more sequels.
A collection of short stories by James Baldwin, an American author and civil rights activist, is a series of legendary tales, each concerning a certain hero or famous person and describing episodes of their lives - Alexander the Great, Doctor Goldsmith, William Tell, George Washington, King Alfred and many others.
The book is generally of a great interest for children, as well as for any inquisitive reader, in addition to its being a perfect starting point for further literary studies.
George MacDonald, a Scottish author of the 19tyh century, relates of Mr. Vane, who inherits a large house with a library seemingly haunted by the previous owner. An old mirror transports him into another world, "the region of the seven dimensions", where he eventually finds true life in death.
In this fantasy novel, one of his darkest works, MacDonald applies to the mystery of evil. Some consider the author, touching the nature of life and death, calls in question the idea of everyone’s salvation. MacDonald offers readers to look for veiled meaning, saying that a magic tale is not an allegory. MacDonald wrote not for children, but for those who are ingenuous and sincere, as a child, whether one is 5 or 50 years old.
"Mike And Psmith" is one of the comedies written by Wodehouse. This is an amazing novel that has freshness and innocence about it that is extremely touching. Nowadays, at the times of unchecked murders and unclear elections, "Mike and Psmith" is as sunny and cheerful a book as you would like to read. Wodehouse skillfully described the characters, particularly Psmith's character is notable, and his mannerism and ingenuity make one laugh. Although, this is not the funniest novel written by Wodehouse, it is still hilarious. Wodehouse's English is so nicely crafted ,that it makes the novel bright, amazing and charming.
Edward Cummings, the author of the book, was suspected of treason and put, without any due reason, to prison camp. Those several months influenced him a lot and all those people, all unique characters who he met there, in the «Enormous room», became part of the plot of this brilliantly written masterpiece. Sometimes merry, sometimes maddening… but always fascinating. Reading it you will feel the sense of humor an intelligence of its author and will have a chance to look into his soul…
By this work of greater literary maturity Balzak created a new type of novel – a novel of disillusionment, of inevitable destruction of ideals, when faced with rough reality. In the “Lost Illusions” the author describes the destruction of bourgeois ideals under the influence of the capitalism. In the heart of the novel lies the theme of turning literature into article of trade, beginning with producing of paper up to the views, thoughts and feelings of authors. The narration is far from dry scientific nature, appearing a story of a career of the main character.
This book is one of the most important and greatest scientific classics. "De Re Metallica" contains more than 200 perfect illustrations, and most of them are full page. The book was published in 1556 by Georgius Agricola. Basically all the shown equipment was current until few decades ago. Agricola described and illustrated such methods as amalgamation, and the use of spiral inclines for moving heavy equipment from the surface to underground. The author set out the basic traditions and practices of mining, described the notably elaborate machines needed to keep mines dry and ventilated, and processing and refining, with their devices and chemicals. The language might seem dense and difficult sometimes, but the book is still worth reading.