MacNamara s Woman

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ISBN: 9781101633441
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Lisa Gardner
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online MacNamara s Woman in PDF and EPUB The second Family Secrets novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Right Behind You and Find Her... Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for.… When Tamara Allistair lost her family, she quickly learned that the only person she could rely on was herself. Now Tamara wants revenge against the man who wronged her. But going after a target with far-reaching connections is a dangerous gamble, and soon Tamara is the one being threatened. A man with his own share of family issues, ex-marine C. J. MacNamara knows that protecting Tamara is the right thing to do. Keeping her safe is no easy task, but getting her to trust him is an entirely different challenge. As Tamara attempts to right a wrong ten years in the making, C.J. puts his own life on the line to protect the woman who is more worthy of love than anyone he’s ever known.


MacNamara s Woman

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ISBN: 9781472209191
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Number of pages: 384
Author: Lisa Gardner writing as Alicia Scott
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online MacNamara s Woman in PDF and EPUB From Lisa Gardner, the New York Times No. 1 bestselling author, comes the second in the Family Secrets trilogy MACNAMARA'S WOMAN. Gripping, arresting, classic romantic suspense titles originally published under the name Alicia Scott. If you love Tess Gerritsen you'll love Lisa. When Tamara Allistair lost her family, she quickly learned that the only person she could rely on was herself. Now she wants revenge against the man who wronged her. But going after a target with far-reaching connections is a dangerous gamble, and soon Tamara herself is the one being threatened. A man with his own share of family issues, ex-marine C. J. MacNamara knows that protecting Tamara is the right thing to do. Keeping her safe is no easy task, but getting her to trust him is an even tougher challenge. As Tamara attempts to right a wrong ten years in the making, C.J. puts his own life on the line to protect a woman more worthy of love than anyone he's known before...


Maggie s Man

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ISBN: 9781101633502
Release Date: 2013-08-06
Number of pages: 320
Author: Lisa Gardner
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Maggie s Man in PDF and EPUB The first Family Secrets novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Right Behind You and Find Her... Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for. When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer was called for jury duty, she never expected to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But when Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he’s innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars. Soon, Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, Maggie discovers that she wants to fight for Cain’s freedom—because he just might be the kind of man she could love.


Brandon s Bride

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ISBN: 9781101633526
Release Date: 2013-12-03
Number of pages: 320
Author: Lisa Gardner
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Brandon s Bride in PDF and EPUB The third Family Secrets novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Right Behind You and Find Her... Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for… For years Brandon Ferringer has sought to untangle the mystery surrounding his father's disappearance. Now training as a hotshot—a seasonal wildland fire fighter—Brandon feels he’s on the verge of finally discovering the truth. In need of temporary lodging, Brandon rents a room at a local farm, and is surprised when his attraction to the ranch’s alluring owner threatens to distract him from his mission. Single mother Victoria Meese struggles to find time for herself in between raising her son, Randy, and running the Lady Luck Ranch. When she meets Brandon, she suddenly finds something to believe in again. But Brandon’s search for answers is about to turn dangerous, threatening their growing connection—and their very lives.


Brandon s Bride

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ISBN: 1410462846
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 349
Author: Alicia Scott
Publisher:

Download and read online Brandon s Bride in PDF and EPUB A #1 New York Times Bestselling Author -- For years Brandon Ferringer has sought to untangle the mystery surrounding his father's disappearance. Now training as a hotshot ? a seasonal wildland fire fighter ? Brandon feels he's on the verge of finally discovering the truth. When he rents a room at a local farm, Brandon is surprised when his attraction to single mother Victoria Meese threatens to distract him from his mission. But Brandon's search for answers is about to turn dangerous . . .


Maggie s Man

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ISBN: 1410462129
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 375
Author: Alicia Scott
Publisher:

Download and read online Maggie s Man in PDF and EPUB When shy Maggie Ferringer reports for jury duty, she is abducted by escaped convict Cain Cannon, who reveals the circumstances of his wrongful arrest and who an increasingly enamored Maggie resolves to prove innocent.


The Family Secret

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ISBN: 9780857978615
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Number of pages: 384
Author: Fiona Palmer
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online The Family Secret in PDF and EPUB From one of Australia's favourite storytellers comes a heartwarming story spanning three generations about when to fight and when to surrender - and how new love can heal old wounds. Kim Richards is a creative woman of the land, a rural ambassador who's renowned for her contribution to her community. But deep down, she's lonely. She's already watched the man she loves falls for someone else, and her dream of starting her own family feels like it's slipping through her fingers. Enter Charlie McNamara, an older man who's arrived in Lake Grace on business. Sparks fly between Kim and Charlie, but he seems to have a hidden agenda and a past life he's trying to hide. They're both drawn to local hermit Harry, a Vietnam veteran who's haunted by memories from the war. What ties these lost souls together? Can they solve a long-held family mystery and heal fractures of the heart?


Women and the Media

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ISBN: 9781135106911
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Number of pages: 280
Author: Maggie Andrews
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Women and the Media in PDF and EPUB The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the 1900s. They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity can be reworked. This volume is intended to provide an overview of work on Broadcasting, Film and Print Media from 1900, while appealing to scholars of History and Media, Film and Cultural Studies. This edited collection features tightly focused and historically contextualised case studies which showcase current research on women and media in Britain since the 1900s. The case studies explore media directed at a particularly female audience such as Woman’s Hour, and magazines such as Vogue, Woman and Marie Claire. Women who work in the media, issues of production, and regulation are discussed alongside the representation of women across a broad range of media from early 20th-century motorcycling magazines, Page 3 and regional television news.


Maggie s Man

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ISBN: 9781472209177
Release Date: 2013-08-06
Number of pages: 384
Author: Lisa Gardner writing as Alicia Scott
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Maggie s Man in PDF and EPUB From Lisa Gardner, the New York Times No. 1 bestselling author, comes the first in the Family Secrets trilogy MAGGIE'S MAN. Gripping, arresting, classic romantic suspense titles originally published under the name Alicia Scott. If you love Tess Gerritsen you'll love Lisa. When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer is called for jury duty, she never expects to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, and she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he's innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago, and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars. Soon Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, she discovers there's more to him than meets the eye, and that his freedom is worth fighting for, at any cost.


Patient H M

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ISBN: 9780679643807
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Number of pages: 480
Author: Luke Dittrich
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Patient H M in PDF and EPUB “Oliver Sacks meets Stephen King”* in this propulsive, haunting journey into the life of the most studied human research subject of all time, the amnesic known as Patient H.M. For readers of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks comes a story that has much to teach us about our relentless pursuit of knowledge. Winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award • Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • New York Post • NPR • The Economist • New York • Wired • Kirkus Reviews • BookPage In 1953, a twenty-seven-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison—who suffered from severe epilepsy—received a radical new version of the then-common lobotomy, targeting the most mysterious structures in the brain. The operation failed to eliminate Henry’s seizures, but it did have an unintended effect: Henry was left profoundly amnesic, unable to create long-term memories. Over the next sixty years, Patient H.M., as Henry was known, became the most studied individual in the history of neuroscience, a human guinea pig who would teach us much of what we know about memory today. Patient H.M. is, at times, a deeply personal journey. Dittrich’s grandfather was the brilliant, morally complex surgeon who operated on Molaison—and thousands of other patients. The author’s investigation into the dark roots of modern memory science ultimately forces him to confront unsettling secrets in his own family history, and to reveal the tragedy that fueled his grandfather’s relentless experimentation—experimentation that would revolutionize our understanding of ourselves. Dittrich uses the case of Patient H.M. as a starting point for a kaleidoscopic journey, one that moves from the first recorded brain surgeries in ancient Egypt to the cutting-edge laboratories of MIT. He takes readers inside the old asylums and operating theaters where psychosurgeons, as they called themselves, conducted their human experiments, and behind the scenes of a bitter custody battle over the ownership of the most important brain in the world. Patient H.M. combines the best of biography, memoir, and science journalism to create a haunting, endlessly fascinating story, one that reveals the wondrous and devastating things that can happen when hubris, ambition, and human imperfection collide. Praise for Patient H.M. “An exciting, artful blend of family and medical history.”—The New York Times “In prose both elegant and intimate, and often thrilling, Patient H.M. is an important book about the wages not of sin but of science.”—The Washington Post “Spellbinding . . . The fact that Dittrich looks critically at the actual process of scientific investigation is just one of the things to admire about Patient H.M.”—The New York Times Book Review “Patient H.M. tells one of the most fascinating and disturbing stories in the annals of medicine, weaving in ethics, philosophy, a personal saga, the history of neurosurgery, the mysteries of human memory, and an exploration of human ego.”—Sheri Fink, M.D., Pulitzer Prize winner and author of Five Days at Memorial “This is classic reporting and myth-making at the same time.”—Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin *Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Diversity in Leadership

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ISBN: 9781925021714
Release Date: 2014-11-25
Number of pages: 346
Author: Joy Damousi
Publisher: ANU Press

Download and read online Diversity in Leadership in PDF and EPUB While leadership is an over-used term today, how it is defined for women and the contexts in which it emerges remains elusive. Moreover, women are exhorted to exercise leadership, but occupying leadership positions has its challenges. Issues of access, acceptable behaviour and the development of skills to be successful leaders are just some of them. Diversity in Leadership: Australian women, past and presentprovides a new understanding of the historical and contemporary aspects of Indigenous and non-Indigenous women’s leadership in a range of local, national and international contexts. It brings interdisciplinary expertise to the topic from leading scholars in a range of fields and diverse backgrounds. The aims of the essays in the collection document the extent and diverse nature of women’s social and political leadership across various pursuits and endeavours within democratic political structures.


Her 2

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ISBN: 9780307764980
Release Date: 2011-04-27
Number of pages: 240
Author: Robert Bazell
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Her 2 in PDF and EPUB Two years after she underwent a mastectomy and chemotherapy, Barbara Bradfield's aggressive breast cancer had recurred and spread to her lungs. The outlook was grim. Then she took part in Genentech's clinical trials for a new drug. Five years later she remains cancer-free. Her-2 is the biography of Herceptin, the drug that provoked dramatic responses in Barbara Bradfield and other women in the trials and that offers promise for hundreds of thousands of breast cancer patients. Unlike chemotherapy or radiation, Herceptin has no disabling side effects. It works by inactivating Her-2/neu--a protein that makes cancer cells grow especially quickly-- produced by a gene found in 25 to 30 percent of all breast tumors. Herceptin caused some patients' cancers to disappear completely; in others, it slowed the progression of the disease and gave the women months or years they wouldn't otherwise have had. Herceptin is the first treatment targeted at a gene defect that gives rise to cancer. It marks the beginning of a new era of treatment for all kinds of cancers. Robert Bazell presents a riveting account of how Herceptin was born. Her-2 is a story of dramatic discoveries and strong personalities, showing the combination of scientific investigation, money, politics, ego, corporate decisions, patient activism, and luck involved in moving this groundbreaking drug from the lab to a patient's bedside. Bazell's deft portraits introduce us to the remarkable people instrumental in Herceptin's history, including Dr. Dennis Slamon, the driven UCLA oncologist who played the primary role in developing the treatment; Lily Tartikoff, wife of television executive Brandon Tartikoff, who tapped into Hollywood money and glamour to help fund Slamon's research; and Marti Nelson, who inspired the activists who lobbied for a "compassionate use" program that would allow women outside the clinical trials to have access to the limited supplies of Herceptin prior to FDA approval of the drug. And throughout there are the stories of the heroic women with advanced breast cancer who volunteered for the trials, risking what time they had left on an unproven treatment. Meticulously researched, written with clarity and compassion, Her-2 is masterly reporting on cutting-edge science. From the Hardcover edition.


Women s Voices in Ireland

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ISBN: 9781474236690
Release Date: 2015-12-17
Number of pages: 208
Author: Caitriona Clear
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Sequels

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ISBN: 9780838909676
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 782
Author: Janet Husband
Publisher: American Library Association

Download and read online Sequels in PDF and EPUB A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.


Motherhood and Space

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ISBN: 9781137121035
Release Date: 2016-04-30
Number of pages: 335
Author: C. Wiedmer
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Motherhood and Space in PDF and EPUB This is a collection of essays on the spatial dimensions of motherhood. Engaging both theoretical and empirical perspectives, contributors describe the intersection of space and gender across a variety of contexts with both familiar and unexpected territories explored.