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The Lonely Hearts Bar

The novel takes place in a bar in an American suburb that has uncannily linked the lives of the main and even secondary characters, and then in Los Angeles: the «city of lost angels» (one of the angels materializes in the form of a beautiful boy on the streets of the metropolis).

Connie, with hopes of conquering Hollywood, heads to Los Angeles to take courses in filmmaking and screenwriting. On the way, she stops in a roadside bar where she meets David Ogden and learns many dramatic details about his life.

In Los Angeles, she faces the unconventional lessons of Mr. BB, who is wholeheartedly devoted to the «magic of cinema» and draws his students into active participation in the «global battle between good and evil» exclusively through art. She meets David Ogden again, befriending him and his pal Lee, has a relationship with Jack Neumann (a talented student in the performing arts faculty), which sparks onstage and develops in the best tradition of the genre.

Connie’s encounter with an angelic young boy on the streets of Los Angeles becomes a turning point in her life: his death in a car accident sets off a chain of dramatic events.

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Agenda unui vânzător de succes, sau motivarea vânzărilor. Instrucție practică

În cartea sa “Agenda unui vânzător de succes, sau motivarea vânzărilor” Veaceslav Bogdanov ne dezvăluie acțiunile de succes ale celor mai rezultativi și puternici vânzători. Trăsătura principală cărții acestea constă în aceea că orice vânzător își va putea găsi un suport și o ieșire din problemele de viață principale, cu care se ciocnesc vânzătorii din diferite companii. Cartea “Agenda unui vânzător de succes, sau motivarea vânzărilor” este necesară pentru fiecare vânzător.

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Geser. The Вuryat heroic epic

The book contains the text of the English translation of the unique epical monument of the Buryat people “Abai Geser the Mighty” written down from one of the gifted Buryat story-tellers Manshud Imegenov by a well-known expert of the Buryat folklore Ts. Jamtsarano in 1906. Its published variant (Abai Geser khubun, Moscow, 1995) was consulted. The translation, commentary and articles are completed by Ye. Khundaeva.

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The Call of the Wild / Зов предков

«Зов предков» – одно из самых захватывающих произведений Джека Лондона, непревзойденного мастера приключенческого романа. В книге описывается жизнь удивительного пса по имени Бак, который оказывается в Канаде в самый разгар золотой лихорадки.

Для удобства читателя оригинальный текст незначительно адаптирован, сопровождается комментариями и кратким словарем.

Предназначается для продолжающих изучать английский язык (уровень 4 – Upper-Intermediate).

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Victor, Vanquished, Son

While Ceres battles in a mystical land to regain her lost powers—and to save her very life—Thanos, Akila, Lord West and the others dig in on the Isle of Haylon for their final stand against the might of Felldust’s fleet. Jeva tries to rally her Bone Folk to come to Thanos’ aid and join in the battle for Haylon.

An epic battle follows in wave after wave, and they all have limited time to hang on if Ceres does not return.

Stephania sails to Felldust to woo the Second Stone and lead him back to Delos, to reclaim the kingdom that was once hers. But in this new world of brutality, all may not go as she had planned.

Irrien, fresh from his victory in the North, gathers all the strength of the Felldust fleet to lead a final, crushing attack on Haylon. He also brings a surprise weapon—a monster of unfathomable power—to ensure Ceres is wiped out for good.

Meanwhile, the sorcerer Daskalos dispatches his ultimate weapon—Thanos and Stephania’s son—on a mission to kill his father.

In the finale of the series, the most epic battle scene of all ensues, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Will Ceres live? Will Thanos? What will become of his son? Will freedom ever rise again? And will Ceres and Thanos finally find true love?

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In what, how and for what liberty is acting?

Everyone wants to be the free and happy, but does not know as. Tips proceeding from all directions, – generally are an ordinary cheating. It is impossible to speak about what you do not know. And who knows, what, actually, such is liberty and happiness? Therefore at first it is necessary to define the affiliation of liberty and to find out hers mission. While it is clear only that liberty, what you did not have an idea about it, you will not achieve without continuous conscious searching of paths of elimination of everything that is a hindrance and searching of paths of release from all superfluous. After all with the weight on a neck it is difficult to be happy and tender. In a problem of liberty, life and consciousness the psychology got confused and the philosophy still was not defined. I hope you will be interested to know about completely new approach to this problem, which has not been resolved till this moment.

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The United States against Russia. Whether everything is so obvious here?

Whose will take in opposition of Russia and the USA? Weak Russia nowadays or the strong America? Is it possible to actually the victory any of the parties at this stage of development of a civilization? Why only Russians do not wish in their mass humbly to accept the consumerist values of the West and in what the Russian idea should consist?

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Before He Feels

In BEFORE HE FEELS, FBI special agent Mackenzie White is stunned to be assigned a case with victims matching no profile she has ever seen: shockingly, all of the victims are blind.

Does this mean that the killer himself is blind, too?

Plunged into the subculture of the blind, Mackenzie struggles to understand, finding herself out of her element as she crisscrosses the state, racing from group homes to private houses, interviewing caretakers, librarians, experts and psychologists.

And yet, despite the best minds in the country, Mackenzie seems unable to prevent the spree of killings.

Has she finally met her match?

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Once Cold

There is one cold case that has plagued Special Agent Riley Paige for her entire career, dwelling at the corners of her consciousness, forcing her to return to it again and again. The only case she has never solved, she has finally put it out of her mind.

Until she gets a call from the murdered victim’s mother.

It spurs Riley to face the case once again, and to not give up until she has found answers.

Yet Riley barely has time to catch her breath when she receives a lead for another cold case, one which, if possible, strikes an even deeper note within her. It is a lead that promises to solve the case of her own mother’s killer.

And it comes from Shane Hatcher.

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Hero, Traitor, Daughter

17 year old Ceres, a beautiful, poor girl from the Empire city of Delos, wakes to find herself powerless. Poisoned by the sorcerer’s vial, held captive by Stephania, Ceres life reaches a low point as she is made cruel sport of—and is unable to do anything to stop it.

Thanos, after killing his brother Lucious, embarks for Delos, to save Ceres and to save his homeland. But the Felldust fleet has already set sail, and with the might of the world bearing down on it, it may be too late to save everything he holds dear. An epic battle ensues, one that may determine the fate of Delos forever.

HERO, TRAITOR, DAUGHTER tells an epic tale of tragic love, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, and destiny. Filled with unforgettable characters and heart-pounding action, it transports us into a world we will never forget, and makes us fall in love with fantasy all over again.

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Before He Needs

In A TRACE OF VICE, Keri Locke, Missing Persons Detective in the Homicide division of the LAPD, follows a fresh lead for her abducted daughter. It leads to a violent confrontation with The Collector—which, in turn, offers more clues that may, after all this time, reunite her with her daughter.

Yet at the same time, Keri is assigned a new case, one with a frantic ticking clock. A teenage girl has gone missing in Los Angeles, a girl from a good family was who duped into drugs and abducted into a sex trafficking ring. Keri is hot on her trail—but the trail is moving fast, with the girl being constantly moved and with her abductors’ single, nefarious goal: to cross her over the border with Mexico.

In an epic, breathtaking, cat and mouse chase that takes them through the seedy underworld of trafficking, Keri and Ray will be pushed to their limits to save the girl—and her own daughter—before it is all too late.

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Ruler, Rival, Exile

With Delos in ruins, Ceres, Thanos and the others set sail for the last corner of freedom in the Empire: the isle of Haylon. There, they hope to regroup with the few freedom fighters left, fortify the island, and make a spectacular defense against the hordes of Felldust.

Ceres soon realizes that if they are to have any hope of defending the isle, she will need more than conventional skills: she will have to break the sorcerer’s spell and regain the power of the Ancient Ones. And yet for this she must journey, alone, take the river of blood to the darkest cave in the realm, a place where neither life nor death exists, where she is more likely to come out dead than alive.

The First Stone Irrien, meanwhile, is determined to keep Stephania as his slave and to oppress Delos. But the other Stones of Felldust may have other plans.

RULER, RIVAL, EXILE tells an epic tale of tragic love, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, and destiny. Filled with unforgettable characters and heart-pounding action, it transports us into a world we will never forget, and makes us fall in love with fantasy all over again.

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A Trace of Vice

Yet at the same time, Keri is assigned a new case, one with a frantic ticking clock. A teenage girl has gone missing in Los Angeles, a girl from a good family was who duped into drugs and abducted into a sex trafficking ring. Keri is hot on her trail—but the trail is moving fast, with the girl being constantly moved and with her abductors’ single, nefarious goal: to cross her over the border with Mexico.

In an epic, breathtaking, cat and mouse chase that takes them through the seedy underworld of trafficking, Keri and Ray will be pushed to their limits to save the girl—and her own daughter—before it is all too late.

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Once Stalked

When two soldiers are found dead on a huge military base in California, apparently killed by gunshot, military investigators are stumped. Who is killing its soldiers, inside the secure confines of its own base?

And why?

The FBI is called in, and Riley Paige is summoned to take the lead. As Riley finds herself immersed in the military culture, she is amazed to realize that serial killers can strike even here, in the midst of the most secure location on earth.

She finds herself in a frantic cat and mouse chase, racing to decode the killer’s psychology. Yet she soon discovers she is up against a highly-trained killer, one that may, even for her, be too deadly an opponent.

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The person as the hologram

Philosophers have explained the world. Thinkers-designers", for example, Marx, have pointed out, how to change the world. And now will know, why to the world not to do without the person.

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What is time? How and on the basis of what it is formed?

You want to learn, from where undertakes, for what and how your own "now" is formed? Read further, and to you the mystery of own life will be revealed. Still about it only guessed. Now, having come to the key, you will understand for what you live and as it is possible to change the life. No fantasy will be compared to the paradoxes of reality opened and provided here.

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New – by the opposite – proof of the presence of God

Since Kant's time, it is known that the logical proof of the presence or absence of such an otherworldly being as God is impossible. However, it is quite possible to demonstrate necessity not soulless course of the universal machine, but development and life of some consciousness not in one hypostasis-expression, uniting and leading everything on the basis of holography,quite perhaps by the opposite.

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Вся базовая французская лексика. Справочник в виде карт памяти

Справочник поможет тем, кто изучает французский язык, легко освоить базовую лексику. Это эффективное пособие для тех, кому нужно быстро и качественно расширить свой словарный запас, освоив основные слова и выражения для уверенного чтения и общения. Тематическая структура позволяет легко найти нужное слово, научиться правильно применять его в речи, освоить основные идиоматические выражения. Пособие организовано по принципу «карты памяти», что максимально облегчает запоминание нового материала. В нем содержится вся необходимая лексика для слушателей курсов, студентов и школьников.

Справочник предназначен и для тех, кто только начинает изучать французский язык, и для тех, кому необходимо быстро и эффективно повторить базовую лексику.

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