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Download and read online Is Mother Nature Mad in PDF and EPUB Global Warming. Tsunamis. Earthquakes. Raging Fires. Is Mother Nature Mad? answers the age-old questions: Are natural disasters God-made or man-made? Is extreme weather a cyclic activity? What if anything has man done to bring disasters upon the earth? This book provides practical spiritual tools to help restore harmony to the environment and to mitigate extreme weather conditions. Complete with real-life stories.
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Download and read online Mad Days in April in PDF and EPUB Life for Johnny Connor was about to take a major u-turn, as he was about to finally get his opportunity to escape the 'rat race' he so loathed. Innocently finding himself in a sticky situation that had quickly spiralled out of control, which left him with bloody fists and a bag full of stolen cash. He had to make a key decision fast! Whether, to do the honourable thing and give the money back, whilst becoming the new short lived local hero, or on the flip side with no witnesses should he just keep the loot for himself. The choice should have been easy, but nothing was straight forward for Johnny. Plus anyway, what's the worst that could happen???
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