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Vicious Cycle

By Katie Ashley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0698192346
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 415
  • File Pdf: vicious-cycle.pdf

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New York Times bestselling author Katie Ashley revs up the danger and sexual tension in her brand-new Vicious Cycle romance series. Deacon Malloy’s life is dedicated to the Hells Raiders motorcycle club. Tough, hard, and fast with his fists, he serves the group as sergeant at arms. But his devil-may-care approach to life is thrown for a loop when the five-year-old daughter he never knew existed lands on the club steps. Alexandra Evans is devoted to all her students—but there’s always been something about Willow Malloy that tugs at her heart. There’s an aura of sadness about her, a girl in need of all the love Alexandra can give. When Willow stops coming to school, Alexandra’s search leads to a clubhouse full of bikers…and a father hell-bent on keeping his daughter always within sight. The moment Deacon sees Alexandra, he has to have her in his bed—and he’s never met a woman yet who couldn’t be persuaded. No matter how attracted she is to Deacon, Alexandra refuses to be just another conquest. But it’s Deacon himself who could be seduced—into a brighter future for himself, his daughter, and the woman he’s falling for against all odds.

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Internal displacement has become one of the most pressing geo-political concerns of the twenty-first century. There are currently over 45 million internally displaced people worldwide due to conflict, state collapse and natural disaster in such high profile cases as Syria, Yemen and Iraq. To tackle such vast human suffering, in the last twenty years a global United Nations regime has emerged that seeks to replicate the long-established regime of refugee protection by applying international law and humanitarian assistance to citizens within their own borders. This book looks at the origins, structure and impact of this new UN regime and whether it is fit for purpose.

Graph Transformations

By Hartmut Ehrig,Arend Rensink,Grzegorz Rozenberg,Andy Schürr
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3642159281
  • Pages : 419
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 392
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Book Summary:

Graphs are among the simplest and most universal models for a variety of s- tems, not just in computer science, but throughout engineering and the life sciences. When systems evolve we are interested in the way they change, to p- dict, support, or react to their evolution. Graph transformation combines the idea of graphs as a universal modelling paradigm with a rule-based approach to specify their evolution. The area is concerned with both the theory of graph transformation and their application to a variety of domains. The biannual International Conferences on Graph Transformation aim at bringingtogetherresearchersandpractitionersinterestedin the foundations and applicationsof graphtransformation.The ?fth conference,ICGT 2010,was held at the University of Twente (The Netherlands) in September/October 2010, alongwith severalsatellite events.It continuedthe line ofconferences previously held in Barcelona (Spain) in 2002, Rome (Italy) 2004, Natal (Brazil) in 2006 and Leicester (UK) in 2008, as well as a series of six International Workshops on Graph Transformation with Applications in Computer Science from 1978 to 1998. Also, ICGT alternates with the workshop series on Application of Graph Transformation with Industrial Relevance (AGTIVE). The conference was held under the auspices of EATCS and EASST.

Greening in the Red Zone

By Keith G. Tidball,Marianne E. Krasny
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 9048199476
  • Pages : 503
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 513
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Book Summary:

Creation and access to green spaces promotes individual human health, especially in therapeutic contexts among those suffering traumatic events. But what of the role of access to green space and the act of creating and caring for such places in promoting social health and well-being? Greening in the Red Zone asserts that creation and access to green spaces confers resilience and recovery in systems disrupted by violent conflict or disaster. This edited volume provides evidence for this assertion through cases and examples. The contributors to this volume use a variety of research and policy frameworks to explore how creation and access to green spaces in extreme situations might contribute to resistance, recovery, and resilience of social-ecological systems.

Becoming Insomniac

By L. Scrivner
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137268743
  • Pages : 257
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 297
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Book Summary:

A study of the history of modern insomnia, this book explores how poets, journalists, and doctors of the Victorian period found themselves in near-universal agreement that modernity and sleep were somehow incompatible. It investigates how psychologists, philosophers and literary artists worked to articulate its causes, and its potential cures.

Poverty Alleviation in China

By Kun Yan
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3662473925
  • Pages : 237
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 939
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Book Summary:

This study systematically investigates the development process, major characteristics and weak links of China's poverty alleviation experience and conducts a comparative analysis of poverty alleviation cases. It also accurately presents the internal logic and core elements of China's poverty alleviation theory and taking the Chinese experience of poverty alleviation refines the "Two Threads One Force" theoretical framework to make a basic judgment of the "China model" for poverty alleviation. It also presents the rationale and plans for responding to new challenges to achieve poverty alleviation goals, which will enhance the welfare of the people and promote social progress and national prosperity.

Front Line Surgery

By Matthew J. Martin, MD, FACS,Alec C. Beekley, MD, FACS
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 1441960791
  • Pages : 350
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 849
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Book Summary:

Both editors are active duty officers and surgeons in the U.S. Army. Dr. Martin is a fellowship trained trauma surgeon who is currently the Trauma Medical Director at Madigan Army Medical Center. He has served as the Chief of Surgery with the 47th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) in Tikrit, Iraq in 2005 to 2006, and most recently as the Chief of Trauma and General Surgery with the 28th CSH in Baghdad, Iraq in 2007 to 2008. He has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and surgical chapters. He presented his latest work analyzing trauma-related deaths in the current war and strategies to reduce them at the 2008 annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Beekley is the former Trauma Medical Director at Madigan Army Medical Center. He has multiple combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, and has served in a variety of leadership roles with both Forward Surgical Teams (FST) and Combat Support Hospitals (CSH).

The Vicious Circle

By John Russell Fearn
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  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Isbn : 1479469769
  • Pages : 27
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 916
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Book Summary:

A young man caught in an ever widening circle of time with no hope of escape, tells of his desperate journey. Classic pulp science fiction from the author of the Golden Amazon series! John Russell Fearn (1908–1960) was a British author and one of the first British writers to appear in American pulp science fiction magazines. Always a highly prolific author, he published not only under his own name, but also as Vargo Statten and other pseudonyms including Thornton Ayre, Polton Cross, Geoffrey Armstrong, John Cotton, Dennis Clive, Ephriam Winiki, Astron Del Martia (and others). He remains best known for his long-running Golden Amazon saga. At times these drew on the pulp traditions of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Fearn also wrote Westerns and crime fiction.