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From The Company Of Shadows

Author : Kevin Michael Shipp
ISBN : 0692017968
Genre : Law
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From the Company of Shadows. Read firsthand accounts of fascinating events inside the CIA. Learn how the CIA conducts operations, recruits agents and protects defectors from assassination. Understand the current global and domestic threat of terrorism from the perspective of a decorated CIA officer. Read an insider's expose' of the CIA's use of secrecy and the executive branch's abuse of the shadowy State Secrets Privilege.

From The Company Of Shadows

Author : Kevin Shipp
ISBN : 0615693261
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The CIA - Shrouded in secrecy.How does it conduct operations?Where does it fit in a Constitutional government?Read firsthand accounts of fascinating events inside the CIA. Learn how the CIA conducts operations, recruits agents and protects defectors from assassination. Understand the current global threat of terrorism from the perspective of a decorated CIA officer. Gain an insider's revelation of the CIA's use of secrecy.The CIA is a unique federal organization. It operates under a thick canopy of secrecy. Covert agents killed in the line of duty become lonely stars etched into the wall of CIA headquarters. Those officers that live must remain seated at ceremonies recognizing patriots that serve openly in the military; sacrificing the recognition they so often deserve. This can be a lonely experience. Kevin Shipp knows that feeling. The sacrifices CIA officers have made, including risking their lives, remain hidden; locked away in their memories. For many officers, it is a unique brand of courage that will never be known. This book is about that Agency and the life of one of those officers. It is written to provide a three hundred and sixty degree view of the CIA and how it operates; in the light and in the dark. Kevin Shipp risked his life in service to the CIA and his country. That same courage would later place him between the CIA and the US Constitution. He would become one of the only CIA officers in history to publicly stand up against one of the most powerful agencies in the world.He provides a detailed expose' of the CIA's use of secrecy and the Executive Branch's abuse of the little known State Secrets Privilege.

King Of Shadows

Author : Susan Cooper
ISBN : 9780689845789
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Only in the world of the theater can Nat Field find an escape from the tragedies that have shadowed his young life. So he is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to perform A Midsummer Night's Dream in a new replica of the famous Globe theater. Shortly after arriving in England, Nat goes to bed ill and awakens transported back in time four hundred years -- to another London, and another production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Amid the bustle and excitement of an Elizabethan theatrical production, Nat finds the warm, nurturing father figure missing from his life -- in none other than William Shakespeare himself. Does Nat have to remain trapped in the past forever, or give up the friendship he's so longed for in his own time?

The Company Of Shadows

Author : Ruth Newman
ISBN : 9781847377463
Genre : Fiction
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Flicking through her friends' holiday snaps, Kate Benson receives a sudden shock. For there in the background is her husband, Charlie. Dark hair, blue eyes, familiar smile: there's no mistaking him. But that's impossible. Because Charlie died exactly a year ago. Determined to track down the man in the photograph, Kate follows the trail from Miami to Sicily, where her husband drowned in mysterious circumstances. But when she discovers serious discrepancies in the original investigation, Kate starts to question whether she ever really knew the man she loved so much. Was Charlie murdered? Was their marriage as perfect as Kate remembers? Who are the people following her? Who can she trust? And is Kate herself to be trusted? Because there are secrets in her past too . .

A Kiss Of Shadows

Author : Laurell K. Hamilton
ISBN : 0345446887
Genre : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Meet Merry Gentry, paranormal P.I., and enter a thrilling, sensual world as dangerous as it is beautiful, full of earthly pleasures and dazzling magic, and ruled by the all-consuming passions of immortal beings once worshipped as gods . . . or demons. Merry Gentry, princess of the high court of Faerie, is posing as a human in Los Angeles, working as a private investigator specializing in supernatural crime. But now the queen’s assassin has been dispatched to fetch her—whether she likes it or not. Suddenly Merry finds herself a pawn in her dreaded aunt’s plans. The job that awaits her: enjoy the constant company of the most beautiful immortal men in the world. The reward: the crown—and the opportunity to continue to live. The penalty for failure: death. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Laurell K. Hamilton’s A Shiver of Light. Praise for Laurell K. Hamilton and A Kiss of Shadows “One of the most inventive and exciting writers in the paranormal field.”—Charlaine Harris “Sexy . . . Merry’s adventures are engaging and keep the reader turning the pages.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Stunning . . . steamy . . . an exciting and original world.”—San Jose Mercury News “I’ve never read a writer with a more fertile imagination.”—Diana Gabaldon

Cunningham S Book Of Shadows

Author : Scott Cunningham
ISBN : 9780738721446
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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"Wiccan readers will treasure this blast from the past as one final word from the revered teacher."—Library Journal Llewellyn is pleased to present a new Scott Cunningham book—a long-lost Book of Shadows. Recently discovered in a battered manila envelope, this previously unpublished manuscript was penned by Scott in the early 1980s. This rare book includes original spells, rituals, and invocations and an herbal grimoire. Featured in the design are Scott’s actual hand-drawn signs, symbols, and runes. More than ten years after his passing, Scott Cunningham is still an iconic and highly regarded figure in the magical community. His books on Wicca are considered classics, and his writings continue to inspire and inform those new to the Craft.

Book Of Shadows

Author : Namita Gokhale
ISBN : 0140282114
Genre : Disfigured persons
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The Avengers Of My Vanity Have Broken Me, Humbled Me With These Small Depredations Of Skin And Bone And Tissue, Leaving Me Less Than I Was. Scarred By Her Lover S Suicide And An Acid Attack That Has Left Her Permanently Disfigured, Rachita Tiwari Has Sought Refuge In A Remote House In The Himalayan Foothills. In This Rambling House, Built By A Foolhardy Missionary Over A Hundred Years Ago, She Lives Alone-Save For The Company Of The Ancient And Mysterious Manservant, Lohaniju-Painting And Repainting Her Nails A Bright Red, Careful Not To Look Into Mirrors. As She Retreats Into Herself, Battling For Her Sanity And Fearful Of A World She No Longer Trusts, A Different Dimension Claims Her And The Tremendous History Of The House Is Played Out Before Her. There Is The Vain Fool, Captain Wolcott, And His Tragically Sensuous Mistress, Dona Rosa, Of The Wandering Heart ; The Doomed Lovers Marcus And Munro, Disciples Of Aleister Crowley, Infamous Dabbler In Black Magic; Father Benedictus, Seeker Of Knowledge , At Peace With Himself And His God; And The All-Knowing, Sage Crows. With And Above Them All Is The Resident Ghost Of The House, Solitary And Sad, At Times Merely An Observer As The Fantastical Destinies Unfold Around Him, And At Times Unable To Remain Detached. After A Century Of Silence Something Compels Him To Speak-Words That The Injured Woman Now Inhabiting The House Will Hear; Words That Will Give Her Back To Herself. Part Ghost Story, Part Erotic Romance, The Book Of Shadows Is An Ambitious Book That Investigates The Nature Of Reality, Love And Faith. It Is A Work Of Startling Originality By One Of India S Most Daring And Talented Writers. Our Kind Is Not Nourished By The Sun: It Is The Moon Which Gives Us Sustenance. We Wax And Wane With The Moon, Except When Harnessed By A Human Energy, When The Pull Of The Tides Loses Its Grip. As Dawn Broke Over The Mountains, Lighting Up The Still White Presences Of The Snows, I Fled To My Refuge, My Fated Spot. This Night Of Passion, My First, Had Initiated Me Into The Sorrows Of Mankind; The Unfaith, The Terrible And Tenuous Link Of Love.

Prince Of Shadows

Author : Rachel Caine
ISBN : 9780451414410
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The star-crossed tale of Romeo and Juliet, told through the eyes of Romeo's cousin, Benvolio, a thief known as the Prince of Shadows.

A Skinful Of Shadows

Author : Frances Hardinge
ISBN : 9781683351061
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A Skinful of Shadows is a dark YA historical fantasy set in the early part of the English Civil War. Kate is an illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, and as such, she shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts. Reluctant to accept her appointed destiny as vessel for a coterie of her ancestors, she escapes. As she flees the pursuing Fellmottes across war-torn England, she accumulates a motley crew of her own allies, including outcasts, misfits, criminals, and one extremely angry dead bear. From Costa Book of the Year winner Frances Hardinge comes a new dark historical fantasy that’s sure to satisfy her leagues of fans who are eager for more.

After Midnight

Author : Santino Hassell
ISBN : 153077019X
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Two decades after war ravaged the nation, one of the last remaining metropolises thrives on a currency of sex, drugs, and lies. Gordon Frost is a survivor. He outlived all of his friends after bombs decimated the hardscrabble neighborhood he grew up in, and he made it through the orphanages and crime-ridden slums that followed. With few prospects for the future, Gordon carved out a niche for himself in the expanding drug trade of Lexington, PA. It's not pretty, but it's his, and it beats the skin trade he was involved with before. But a classic case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time results in a brush with death, going by the name of Adam. Afterward, the life that once seemed good enough isn't quite the same. Adam Blake is an assassin on the brink of being terminated by the very organization that controls him. He completed his mission, but not without being seen. With his secrets in danger of being exposed by Gordon, Adam knows he should kill the smart-mouthed redhead, but finds himself intrigued by the troublesome civilian instead. When Gordon's knack for finding trouble combines with the dangerous consequences of Adam's indecision, their worlds intertwine in an explosive way. **This is a standalone novel with a happy ending*

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