Desert Bound

A Cambio Springs Mystery

Author: Elizabeth Hunter

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781501079580

Category: Fiction

Page: 292

View: 9803

Can you turn the clock back on your first love? Would you even want to try? Alex McCann and Teodora "Ted" Vasquez left Cambio Springs together. Ted came back. Alex didn't. Now, years later, the future alpha of the McCann wolves has returned with plans to bring new life to the dying desert community. Plans that could change everything for the isolated enclave of shapeshifters in the California desert. Some love the plan. Others hate it. As the town's doctor and one of the strongest daughters in the cat clan, Ted has her own concerns about exposing her community to outsiders. The two former lovers are at each other's throats. And everyone is watching to see what happens. But when murder once again strikes Cambio Springs, can they overcome their past to help the community they both call home? And can the love they shared once burn again when so many stand against it? DESERT BOUND is an adult paranormal romance in the Cambio Springs Mysteries series. Praise for Elizabeth Hunter… “Hunter is an author to watch!” —RT Book Reviews "Elemental Mysteries turned into one of the best paranormal series I've read this year. It's sharp, elegant, clever, evenly paced without dragging its feet and at the same time emotionally intense." —Karina, NOCTURNAL BOOK REVIEWS "Hunter is an absolute pro at giving us steamy, heart melting romance." —Mandy, I READ INDIE

Sheikh's Baby of Revenge

Author: Tara Pammi

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488083584

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8077

He ruthlessly seduced her… Now he’ll steal her for his heir! Seeking revenge for his royal family’s rejection, warrior sheikh Adir seduces his brother’s innocent fiancée! But when he returns to steal Amira from the altar, he discovers their illicit encounter left her pregnant. Secluded in the desert, longing soon consumes them. But Adir’s baby must be legitimate—and he’ll claim his with a vow!

Bound to Her Desert Captor

Author: Michelle Conder

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488083541

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 4661

Captive to the sheikh… Seduced by his touch! Certain that Regan James has information on his sister’s disappearance, Sheikh Jaeger steals her away to his palace. He doesn’t expect compliance from his beautiful captive, but when defiant Regan accidentally causes a media storm, it must be resolved. How? He’ll have to marry her! Their engagement is for appearances, but the electricity sparked by their passion feels exquisitely—dangerously—real…

Bound by His Desert Diamond

Author: Andie Brock

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459292618

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 8718

The Plan Princess Annalina would do anything to end her arranged engagement…including getting photographed in a compromising position with a handsome stranger! The Prince Her mystery man is Prince Zahir Zahani—her betrothed's brother—and the kiss that sparks unexpected need in them both traps Annalina and Zahir in a whole new kind of royal bind…till death do them part! The Passion! Having learned the cost of trusting others, Zahir tries to keep Annalina at a distance. But she challenges him at every turn, and suddenly, giving in to his darkest desires is all Zahir craves…

Sheikh's Secret Love-Child

Author: Caitlin Crews

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488083835

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 3872

Claiming his queen… To legitimize his heir! Playboy Sheikh Malak assumed he’d never inherit the throne but when his brother unexpectedly abdicates, he finds himself king! Now past indiscretions must be put aside…until he uncovers the hidden consequence of one delicious seduction with an innocent waitress. Malak will claim his heir, but fiercely protective Shona won’t let him just take their son. Malak’s only choice is to bind Shona to him—as his queen! An intense royal romance with a secret baby twist!

Sonoran Desert

Author: Rose Houk

Publisher: Western National Parks Association

ISBN: 9781583690079

Category: Photography

Page: 46

View: 4281

A Southwest Parks and Monuments booklet provides an overview of the geology and natural history of the Sonoran Desert, accompanied by color photographs.

Terror in the Desert

Dark Cinema of the American Southwest

Author: Brad Sykes

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476672415

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 312

View: 4089

"Set in the American Southwest, "desert terror" films combine elements from horror, film noir and road movies to tell stories of isolation and violence. These films have eluded critical classification and analysis. The author traces the genre's origins and development, from cult exploitation to crowd-pleasing franchises to quirky auteurist fare to more recent releases"--

Crime Classification Manual

A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crimes

Author: John Douglas,Ann W. Burgess,Allen G. Burgess,Robert K. Ressler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787986429

Category: Psychology

Page: 700

View: 3011

Obscured by the Shadows

Author: Damian Tyler

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 141200117X

Category: Fiction

Page: 227

View: 2918

Addison lives a lonely secluded life on his father Manuel's plantation. Life is simple until he wakes up with Yvonne standing next to him. When she prepares a meal from Manuel's favorite fruit, everything changes and they venture out on their own to find independence. After leaving the plantation, they cross a time line only to find themselves trapped in the modern world, unable to return. Yvonne determines that it is in their best interest to return to their camp just over the mountain, but Addison is content in his new environment. Once Yvonne leaves, Addison follows from a distance, but when they meet up on the other side of the peak they realize that the meadow no longer exists. They return to the small urban town of Evansville and begin their endless search to return where Addison falls into a deep depression. James Saint Michael, a local minister, takes interest in Addison and Yvonne, but Addison rejects his help when he feels that James is insensitive. Addison spots a motorcycle in the field across from their cottage. They head out on a mind-boggling journey that sends them running for their lives, only to find that Yvonne is dreaming. However, shortly after Yvonne wakes up, Addison spots the motorcycle in the field but it is in severe need of repair. Addison takes the bike to Sam's Bike Shop and has it repaired. They spark out on a quest to find their way home to the plantation only to find every journey leads to a dead end. Yvonne decides that the answer lies over the mountain east of town, the same place they came from. They cross the peak and set up camp, but during the night Addison has an encounter with a shadowy figure in the dark. Once they return, George Hoosier knocks at the door and reveals to them that he crossed the mountain and couldn't return. Jacob Andrews stops by and confesses that he faces the same dilemma. James compares their experiences with events in the Bible. George and Addison make the determination to return only to find opposition from Yvonne. Yvonne changes her mind and decides to go with them, but when morning arrives, George is gone. The two decide to do it on their own, but on their way out ot town, Sam stops and informs them that Jacob died during the night. They decide to delay the trip until after the funeral. On the way home from Sam's Bike Shop Addison and Yvonne get into a heated argument when she reveals that she is four months pregnant. Addison tears out on the motorcycle and broadsides James' pickup truck. He lies in a coma for four months and finds his way back to the plantation through death. Yvonne goes into premature labor and dies in childbirth. Addison greets and leads her to Manuel's mansion where they watch the life of their son Claude at the gate of paradise.


A Dramatic Poem

Author: James Abraham Hillhouse

Publisher: N.A



Page: 208

View: 2445

Historical Trio

Bound by Their Secret Passion / Claiming His Desert Princess / the Spaniard's Innocent Maiden

Author: Diane Gaston,Marguerite Kaye,Greta Gilbert

Publisher: Mills & Boon

ISBN: 9781489236920

Category: Man-woman relationships

Page: 840

View: 2335

Bound By Their Secret Passion - Diane Gaston Years ago, penniless Lorene Summerfield wed for duty, giving her siblings the chance to marry for love. But now the generous-hearted countess finds herself widowed...and the man she's loved in silence for years is falsely accused of her husband's murder! Although he closed his heart to love long ago, the Earl of Penford has always found Lorene irresistible. Their passion may be scandalous, but he'll stop at nothing to clear his name and win Lorene's hand! Claiming His Desert Princess - Marguerite Kaye Bound to marry for duty, Princess Tahira finds her only freedom in forbidden escapes to the desert. Then one night she encounters a stranger under the stars -- adventurer Christopher Fordyce. He's wildly attractive and thrillingly illicit fantasy she can't resist! Even unaware of Tahira's royal blood, Christopher knows his shameful past makes any future with her impossible. But in the sultry desert heat, desires are uncovered and secrets unveiled, and soon Christopher will risk everything to claim his desert princess! The Spaniard's Innocent Maiden - Greta Gilbert Benicio Villafuerte is sailing to the New World to seek his fortune. But his treasure map is impossible to decipher. He needs a guide, and discovering an innocent native woman in trouble is his perfect opportunity. He'll buy her freedom if she'll help him on his hunt... Tula never imagined the adventures Benicio would take her on -- but when their dangerous days explode into sensuous nights she soon embarks on her own capture the conquistador's heart!

Historical Romance: April Books 1 - 4: Claiming His Desert Princess / Bound by Their Secret Passion / The Wallflower Duchess / Captive of the Viking (Mills & Boon e-Book Collections)

Author: Marguerite Kaye,Diane Gaston,Liz Tyner,Juliet Landon

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 1474068626

Category: Fiction

Page: 1350

View: 9744

Syrian Desert

Author: Grant

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136192719

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 8948

"First Published in 2007, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."

Family and Civilization

Author: Carle C. Zimmerman

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497635748

Category: Social Science

Page: 425

View: 1252

Family and Civilization is the magnum opus of Carle Zimmerman, a distinguished sociologist who taught for many years at Harvard University. In this unjustly forgotten work Zimmerman demonstrates the close and causal connections between the rise and fall of different types of families and the rise and fall of civilizations, particularly ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and modern Europe, and the United States. Zimmerman traces the evolution of family structure from tribes and clans to extended and large nuclear families to the small nuclear families and broken families of today. And he shows the consequences of each structure for the bearing and rearing of children; for religion, law, and everyday life; and for the fate of civilization itself. Originally published in 1947, this compelling analysis predicted many of today’s cultural and social controversies and trends, including youth violence and depression, abortion and homosexuality, the demographic collapse of Europe and of the West more generally, and the displacement of peoples. This new edition, part of ISI Books’ Background series, has been edited and abridged by cultural commentator James Kurth of Swarthmore College and includes essays on the text by Kurth, Allan Carlson, and Bryce Christensen.

The Western Story

A Chronological Treasury

Author: Jon Tuska

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803294394

Category: Fiction

Page: 404

View: 6073

The Western Story: A Chronological Treasury consists of twenty Western stories spanning the years 1892 to 1994. For that generation of American writers who saw the frontier in the last century?including Mark Twain, Bret Harte, and Owen Wister?it seemed exotic, strange, wonderful. Others, such as Frederic Remington and John G. Neihardt, reflected the clash between various Indian nations and pioneers. These authors prepared the way for the founders of the first Golden Age of the Western story: Willa Cather, who wrote of pioneer life in Nebraska; Zane Grey, who combined wilderness experiences with romance and the search for spiritual truth; B. M. Bower, who portrayed the cowboys and frontier women she knew growing up in Montana; Max Brand, who created dramas in which the psychological and spiritual meaning of life was more important than the physical terrain; and Ernest Haycox, who combined character and drama with historical accuracy. ø Another generation of writers perpetuated this first Golden Age: Peter Dawson and T. T. Flynn, who began writing Western stories in the 1930s; Walter Van Tilburg Clark, who created a masterpiece in The Ox-Bow Incident; Dorothy M. Johnson and Les Savage Jr., who experimented with making the Western story still more realistic; and Louis L?Amour, whose visibility and popularity won legions of new readers to the genre. ø Humanity, depth, and verisimilitude were already part of the Western story when Will Henry, Elmer Kelton, and T. V. Olsen came on the scene to intensify these qualities in their own stories even as they experimented with new perspectives. And Cynthia Haseloff?s story (written especially for this collection), with its symbolism and its simplicity, may be the harbinger of a second Golden Age.