the crush

Download Book The Crush in PDF format. You can Read Online The Crush here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

The Crush

Author : Sandra Brown
ISBN : 9781455546404
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 22. 46 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 941
Read : 702

Download Now


As a surgeon, Dr. Rennie Newton is the consummate professional. When she's summoned to jury duty, she brings to the courtroom the same level of competence and composure that she displays in the operating room. It is this commitment to precision that compels her to deliver a not guilty verdict in the murder case against notorious contract killer Ricky Lozada. It will be the most regrettable decision of her life... because Rennie's trial with Lozada doesn't end with his acquittal. Her carefully structured life begins to crumble when a rival colleague is brutally slain. Lozada's menacing shadow looms over the murder, but it's Rennie the investigators focus on as the prime suspect. The privacy she has cultivated and protected at all costs is violated by the police as well as Lozada. And when he begins an earnest courtship, insinuating himself into every aspect of her life, it becomes terrifyingly clear that he is obsessed with having her. Wick Threadgill is a detective on indefinite leave from the Fort Worth PD, who has his own personal agenda for the contract killer. Temperamental, bitter, and driven by loyalty and love, Wick is determined to destroy Lozada...as determined as Lozada is to possess Rennie Newton. In order to defeat Lozada-and save their lives-Rennie and Wick form an uneasy alliance. Mistrustful of each other, they know only one thing with absolute certainty-like one of Lozada's prize scorpions, when this killer strikes, they won't see it coming. The Crush will take you on a tortuous path through a twisted sociopath's eerie obsession, a haunted man's fragile hopes for redemption, and a woman's heart as she struggles to face her greatest fear-to open herself to love.

The Crush

Author : Alex Shearer
ISBN : 0340882077
Genre : Love stories
File Size : 39. 95 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 293
Read : 1156

Download Now


Ally Morgan is in love, and not with just anybody - she's fallen for Stevie: good-looking, talented, popular and unattainable, Stevie Manns. But Ally hasn't just fallen for the boy next door: Stevie is the lead vocalist in Five - Britain's boy band phenomenon. Still, Ally knows that she and Stevie are meant to be together.

The Crush

Author : Scott Monk
ISBN : 9781742742762
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 88. 62 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 653
Read : 203

Download Now


Fifteen-year-old Matthew Cassidy is an up-and-coming rugby league star. The talent scouts are circling him, his school team has reached the finals for the first time ever and he's determined to one day play professional. It's not bad for a down-to-earth guy from the poor side of town who lives with his mum above a fish 'n' chip shop.But despite being the team captain, his prowess and the embarrassing popularity among his mates, Matt really only wants one thing in life - a Dad.All his mates have one, so why can't he?His Mum had fallen pregnant at 14 at a drunken party and never heard from his Dad again.However, the old adage 'Be careful of what you wish for' comes true.Matt receives an anonymous card on his 15th birthday. It's not from his Mum, his grandmother or one of his mates. The only clue is handwriting that matches a dozen letters he accidentally finds in his mother's bedroom - threatening letters about him.Matt tracks down the mysterious writer and discovers he had another grandmother - his paternal grandmother.And that his Dad is alive. His mother has been lying to him for 15 years.And her reason for doing so was to protect him from the truth: that his Dad's in jail.Meanwhile, Matt is facing another dilemma: a crush.Blue-eyed Kelly Sinclair is gorgeous, rich and friendly. The only problem is her boyfriend, Aaron Blackwell. Captain of an opposing side and Matt's mortal enemy, he regularly beats up Kelly out of spite, jealousy or plain boredom. She never leaves him, though, because 'deep down he's a nice guy.''Nice guy' or not, Matt knows Kelly is protecting Aaron from the police and tries to rescue her from a cycle of domestic abuse.Except this is not as simple as it seems, as he tries to fight his own feelings for Kelly and the violent nature of her boyfriend.

The Crush

Author : Heather Heyford
ISBN : 9781601838247
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 37. 29 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 778
Read : 902

Download Now


In the first of Heather Heyford’s new series, set in Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine country, the grape isn’t the only source of intoxication . . . RISKY BUSINESS Juniper Hart has her dream job—or rather, her dream job has her. Under Junie’s management, the winery her late father started is finally getting noticed. But she’s lonely, deep in debt, and overwhelmed with work. Even if she had time to date, the only men she meets are smug, stemware-breaking hotshots like Lieutenant Manolo Santos, whose good looks and smooth charm don’t half make up for the sour taste he leaves on Junie’s palate. After years as an army engineer and a childhood in a restaurant kitchen, Manolo can see Junie’s winery is about to go sideways—and he’s bursting with ideas to help. Except Junie’s far too magnetic for comfort. He left New Jersey to escape becoming one more Santos man shackled to a captivating woman and a failing family business. But in the misty hills of Oregon, with a sip of supple Pinot on his tongue, pulling away is the last thing he wants to do . . . “Between all the rich wine and delicious food dangled so temptingly in front of readers, expect to develop a few cravings while devouring this novel. This is a heartwarming romance with lots of spark and great chemistry.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

The Crush

Author : Alan Shapiro
ISBN : 0967134552
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 85. 48 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 819
Read : 729

Download Now


Psychological thriller wherein a rich 14-year-old girl has a vicious crush on a young journalist. Her advances unanswered, her obsession leads to violence.

Crush

Author : Lacey Weatherford
ISBN :
Genre :
File Size : 77. 38 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 204
Read : 944

Download Now


He's the bad boy partier with a really BIG secret. She's the talented girl with BIG dreams for the future. Neither of them wants a relationship . . . But sometimes Fate has a different plan.

The Chain That Binds The Crush

Author : Julia Patterson
ISBN : 9780557006427
Genre :
File Size : 42. 17 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 912
Read : 686

Download Now



The Epic Crush Of Genie Lo

Author : F. C. Yee
ISBN : 9781683351221
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 49. 66 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 395
Read : 306

Download Now


The struggle to get into a top-tier college consumes sixteen-year-old Genie’s every waking thought. But when she discovers she’s a celestial spirit who’s powerful enough to bash through the gates of heaven with her fists, her perfectionist existence is shattered. Enter Quentin, a transfer student from China whose tone-deaf assertiveness beguiles Genie to the brink of madness. Quentin nurtures Genie’s outrageous transformation—sometimes gently, sometimes aggressively—as her sleepy suburb in the Bay Area comes under siege from hell-spawn. This epic YA debut draws from Chinese folklore, features a larger-than-life heroine, and perfectly balances the realities of Genie’s grounded high school life with the absurd supernatural world she finds herself commanding.

Crush The Crush Saga

Author : Chrissy Peebles
ISBN : 1492829080
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 69. 14 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 859
Read : 670

Download Now


This is book one of a four book, young adult, vampire series. His precious touch could prove deadly... When Taylor Sparks moves from New York City to Big Bear Lake, California, her life is forever changed when she meets a hot guy with winter-blue eyes named Jesse. Their attraction is instant, the chemistry undeniable. But sadly, things aren't adding up. Taylor wonders what her 'crush' is hiding. When her new friend, Fred tells her his suspicions about Jesse being a paranormal creature, Taylor laughs. But when Fred turns up dead, she believes every warning he ever told her. Taylor is shocked to learn that Big Bear Lake isn't just glittering lakes, towering pines, and breathtaking mountains...there's more...way more than meets the eye. Will Taylor dive into a paranormal world she knows nothing about? To be with the one her heart can't live without? Or will her life spiral out of control when she learns her blood is needed...to lift an ancient curse from a group of supernatural beings. Werewolves will serve as her guardians and protect her until the first full moon of the new year. The night of her sacrifice... Will she accept her destiny? Or will she refuse to let evil swallow her up?

Crush

Author : Will Stockton
ISBN : 9780615978956
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 55. 58 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 904
Read : 283

Download Now


The devotional, unrelenting, deviant Crush is a linguistic feast: the word is everything in Stockton's and Gilson's world, except when it isn't, except when it's time we "shoved // our jeans down and stepped / into the world." This is a sensual - perhaps a better word is bodily - collection, the scent of shit and frowsy hats and bleach and the boy who "always smelled / like cat litter" adding some much-needed filth to poetic longing - for what is longing, frankly, without the cleanup after? There are texts and subtexts and Facebook-stalks; there are at times startlingly tender moments, as in the poems about a brother's suicide and an uncle's AIDS-related decline. "I'm thinking of what any of us / can tolerate," the poets write in "Fall, Then Falling." I feel as if I need a shower after reading Crush; I can think of no higher praise. ~Randall Mann, author of Breakfast With Thom Gunn and Straight Razor The louche candor of Crush, like Calamus before it, makes a ravishing case for poetry as queer theory. Smitingly smart, smartingly sexy, frank as nerve endings, and swoony as the first warm nights of Spring: these poems are as vividly compelling an account of erotic multiplicity as any I know. ~Michael Snediker, author of The Apartment of Tragic Appliances In Crush, a stunning collection of erotic poems and queer meditations delineating Stockton' and Gilson's mutual crushing on each other, but also all of the ways in which, sweetly and also sadly, affection ameliorates the anguishes that, despite our deepest devotions, are never constant, Stockton and Gilson write, In Aranye Fradenburg's words, Shakespeare's sonnets describe "the love you feel for inappropriate objects: for someone thirty years older, thirty years younger. The kind of love that makes a fool, a pervert, a stalker out of you." Let's start here, for much of this description applies to Petrarchan conventions as well. Let's start here, with this affective entrance into the poems and the impossibility of dispossessing the other's voice in the manufacture of one's own machine. Let's start here, with a vision of poems as indexes of crushes rendered inappropriate, unhealthy by some gradation of difference and level of intensity. With the question of what distinguishes a crush from love if both turn you into a different self. Under oak trees and sunlight, in coffee shops and locker rooms, steam rooms and seminar rooms, and in conversation with Milton, Shakespeare, Frank O'Hara, Narcissus, Allen Ginsberg, Jacques Derrida, Aranye Fradenburg, Mary Magdalene, Freud, Oscar Wilde, José Esteban Muñoz, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Elton John, and Prince, among other poets, harlots, saints, and scholars, Stockton and Gilson explore the ways in which friendship, desire, falling, swerving, possession, holding, faggoting, falling, longing, poeming, and crushing open the self to queerly utopic, if also difficult, deflections -- other, more improbable modes of being, as Foucault might have said.

Top Download:

Best Books