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The Red Files
Author: Lee Winter
Publisher:
ISBN: 3955333302
Pages: 384
Year: 2015-09-01
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Ambitious Daily Sentinel journalist Lauren King is chafing on LA's vapid social circuit, reporting on glamorous A-list parties while sparring with her rival-the formidable, icy Catherine Ayers. Ayers is an ex-Washington political correspondent who suffered a humiliating fall from grace, and her acerbic, vicious tongue keeps everyone at bay. Everyone, that is, except knockabout Iowa girl King, who is undaunted, unimpressed and gives as good as she gets. One night a curious story unfolds before their eyes: One business launch, 34 prostitutes and a pallet of missing pink champagne. Can the warring pair work together to unravel an incredible story? This is a lesbian fiction with more than a few mysterious twists.
The Red Files
Author: Lisa Bird-Wilson
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 0889710678
Pages: 96
Year: 2016-05-07
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This debut poetry collection from Lisa Bird-Wilson reflects on the legacy of the residential school system: the fragmentation of families and histories, with blows that resonate through the generations. Inspired by family and archival sources, Bird-Wilson assembles scraps of a history torn apart by colonial violence. The collection takes its name from the federal government's complex organizational structure of residential schools archives, which are divided into “black files" and “red files." In vignettes as clear as glass beads, her poems offer affection to generations of children whose presence within the historic record is ghostlike, anonymous and ephemeral. The collection also explores the larger political context driving the mechanisms that tore apart families and cultures, including the Sixties Scoop. It depicts moments of resistance, both personal and political, as well as official attempts at reconciliation: “I can hold in the palm of my right hand / all that I have left: one story-gift from an uncle, / a father's surname, treaty card, Cree accent echo, metal bits, grit— / and I will still have room to cock a fist." The Red Files concludes with a fierce hopefulness, embracing the various types of love that can begin to heal the traumas inflicted by a legacy of violence.
Red Files
Author: George Feifer
Publisher: TV Books Incorporated
ISBN:
Pages: 213
Year: 2000
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Having gained exclusive access to the Russian State Film and Photo Archive, a Russian expert provides extraordinary revelations and never-before-seen images from deep within Russia's document vaults that shed light on unexplored Russian history. Based on a PBS documentary. Photos. Index.
The Red Book of Heroes
Author: Mrs. Andrew Lang
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465601139
Pages:
Year: 2015-03-04
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'Life is not all beer and skittles,' said a reflective sportsman, and all books are not fairy tales. In an imperfect state of existence, 'the peety of it is that we cannot have all things as we would like them.' Undeniably we would like all books to be fairy tales or novels, and at present most of them are. But there is another side to things, and we must face it. '"Life is real, life is earnest," as Tennyson tells us,' said an orator to whom I listened lately, and though Longfellow, not Tennyson, wrote the famous line quoted by the earnest speaker, yet there is a good deal of truth in it. The word 'earnest,' like many other good words, has been overdone. It is common to sneer at 'earnest workers,' yet where would we be without them, especially in our climate? In a Polynesian island, where the skies for ever smile, and the blacks for ever dance, earnestness is superfluous. The bread-fruit tree delivers its rolls punctually every morning, strawberries or other fruits, as nice, spring beneath the feet of the dancers; the cavern in the forest provides a roof and shelter from the sun; the sea supplies a swimming-bath, and man, in time of peace, has only to enjoy himself, eat and drink, laugh and love, sing songs and tell fairy tales. His drapery is woven of fragrant flowers, nobody is poor and anxious about food, nobody is rich and afraid of losing his money, nobody needs to think of helping others; he has only to put forth his hand, or draw his bow or swing his fishing-rod, and help himself. To be sure, in time of war, man has just got to be earnest, and think out plans for catching and spearing his enemies, and drill his troops and improve his weapons, in fact to do some work, or have his throat cut, and be put in the oven and eaten. Thus it is really hard for the most fortunate people to avoid being earnest now and then. The people whose stories are told in this book were very different from each other in many ways. The child abbess, M�re AngŽlique, ruling her convent, and at war with naughty abbesses who hated being earnest, does not at once remind us of Hannibal. The great Montrose, with his poems and his scented love-locks, his devotion to his cause, his chivalry, his death, to which he went gaily clad like a bridegroom to meet his bride, does not seem a companion for Palissy the Potter, all black and shrunk and wrinkled, and bowed over his furnaces. It is a long way from gentle Miss Nightingale, tending wounded dogs when a child, and wounded soldiers when a woman, to Charles Gordon playing wild tricks at school, leading a Chinese army, watching alone at Khartoum, in a circle of cruel foes, for the sight of the British colours, and the sounds of the bagpipes that never met his eyes and ears.
Red Glass
Author: Laura Resau
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0440240255
Pages: 275
Year: 2009
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Sixteen-year-old Sophie, frail and delicate since her premature birth, discovers her true strength during a journey through Mexico, where the six-year-old orphan her family hopes to adopt was born, and to Guatemala, where her would-be boyfriend hopes to find his mother and plans to remain. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
The Red Badge of Courage (Diversion Classics)
Author: Stephen Crane
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1682305376
Pages:
Year: 2016-03-29
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Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, this Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms. Young Union Army private Henry Fleming has dreamed of battle his entire life, but when Confederate forces bear down on his regiment, panic sets in, and Henry flees. Overcome with guilt, he wanders among a group of wounded men coping with the ramifications of combat. Exhausted, hungry, and still reeling between shame over his abandonment and anger at being used as a pawn of war, Henry returns to the regiment. Once there, he discovers that something in him has changed forever.
The Red Fairy Book
Author: Andrew Lang
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 367
Year: 1895
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The Red Redmaynes
Author: Eden Phillpotts
Publisher: 谷月社
ISBN:
Pages: 190
Year: 2016-01-12
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THE RUMOUR Every man has a right to be conceited until he is famous—so it is said; and perhaps unconsciously, Mark Brendon shared that opinion. His self-esteem was not, however, conspicuous, although he held that only a second-rate man is diffident. At thirty-five years of age he already stood high in the criminal investigation department of the police. He was indeed about to receive an inspectorship, well earned by those qualities of imagination and intuition which, added to the necessary endowment of courage, resource, and industry, had created his present solid success. A substantial record already stood behind him, and during the war certain international achievements were added to his credit. He felt complete assurance that in ten years he would retire from government employ and open that private and personal practice which it was his ambition to establish. And now Mark was taking holiday on Dartmoor, devoting himself to his hobby of trout fishing and accepting the opportunity to survey his own life from a bird's-eye point of view, measure his achievement, and consider impartially his future, not only as a detective but as a man. Mark had reached a turning point, or rather a point from which new interests and new personal plans were likely to present themselves upon the theatre of a life hitherto devoted to one drama alone. Until now he had existed for his work only. Since the war he had been again occupied with routine labour on cases of darkness, doubt, and crime, once more living only that he might resolve these mysteries, with no personal interest at all outside his grim occupation. He had been a machine as innocent of any inner life, any spiritual ambition or selfish aim, as a pair of handcuffs. This assiduity and single-hearted devotion had brought their temporal reward. He was now at last in position to enlarge his outlook, consider higher aspects of life, and determine to be a man as well as a machine.
Requiem for Immortals
Author: Lee Winter
Publisher:
ISBN: 3955337103
Pages: 284
Year: 2016-08-14
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Professional cellist Natalya Tsvetnenko moves seamlessly among the elite where she fills the souls of symphony patrons with beauty even as she takes the lives of the corrupt of Australia's ruthless underworld. The cold, exacting assassin is hired to kill a woman who seems so innocent that Natalya can't understand why anyone would want her dead. As she gets to know her target, she can't work out why she even cares.
That Girl with the Red Hair
Author: Rae T. Alexander
Publisher: Beary and Blevins Publishing
ISBN: 0996876340
Pages: 60
Year: 2016-04-25
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A serial killer is being protected, but others are seeking justice. Jo Danning uses her supernatural gifts to track down the killer by listening to voices that cry out from another dimension and another time.
The Brutal Truth
Author: Lee Winter
Publisher:
ISBN: 3955339009
Pages:
Year: 2017
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Australian crime reporter Maddie Grey is out of her depth in New York, miserable, and secretly drawn to her powerful, twice-married, media mogul boss, Elena Bartell, who eats failing newspapers for breakfast. As work takes them to Australia, Maddie is goaded into a brief, seemingly harmless bet with her enigmatic boss--where they have to tell the complete truth to each other. It backfires catastrophically.A lesbian romance about the lies we tell ourselves.
A Memory of Solferino
Author: Henri Dunant
Publisher: Ravenio Books
ISBN:
Pages:
Year: 2013-12-14
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Henri Dunant (1828 – 1910) was a Swiss businessman who happened to witness the horrors of the 1859 Battle of Solferino between France, Sardinia, and Austria. Three years later he published Un Souvenir de Solferino at his own expense and presented it to leading figures in Europe. The next year, due to his efforts, the Red Cross was founded.
Proven Guilty
Author: Jim Butcher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101128615
Pages: 576
Year: 2007-02-06
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Wizard for hire Harry Dresden has to track down the things that go bump in the night in this novel in Jim Butcher's #1 New York Times bestselling series. There’s no love lost between Harry Dresden, the only wizard in the Chicago phone book, and the White Council of Wizards, who find him brash and undisciplined. But war with the vampires has thinned their ranks, so the Council has drafted Harry as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City. As Harry adjusts to his new role, another problem arrives in the form of the tattooed and pierced daughter of an old friend—all grown up and already in trouble. Her boyfriend is the only suspect in what looks like a supernatural assault straight out of a horror film. Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in Chicago, but it’s all in a day’s work for a wizard, his faithful dog, and a talking skull named Bob...
The Red Room
Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Fantastica via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1787241866
Pages: 18
Year: 2017-02-22
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An unnamed protagonist chooses to spend the night in an allegedly haunted room in Lorraine Castle. He intends to disprove the legends surrounding it. Despite vague warnings from the three infirm custodians who reside in the castle, the narrator ascends to the Red Room to begin his night's vigil.
Red Night
Author: Rk Close
Publisher:
ISBN: 1680586211
Pages: 324
Year: 2016-05-11
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For five hundred years I have feasted on the blood of the innocent. For centuries I have seduced beautiful victims into my bed. And all this time, I have never gone without... I am Zachariah... While enduring endless days as an immortal, only one urge soothes my savage need. Blood. I have consumed countless humans-I have witnessed mountains of corpses piled beneath my feet. But none more significant than the woman I once loved. My heart was not the only one she captured, but it would be the last... An inferior creature turned her heart against me-Adam. Such a pathetic identity to be named after the original creation of God, and always besting me in life. But in death-I am king. I am far more treacherous. I should be feared. I demand to be remembered. And I am, for being known as the immortal who slayed the woman we both loved, and my rampage continues... Now in the scorching desert, I find prey well worth the chase... Samantha. And my interest in this mortal runs deep. Adam has pursued me over the globe in search of revenge-but his own weaknesses have made him vulnerable. He's taken to the striking mortal, which means only one thing. She will be my next target. But this time, not for the taste of blood. I will take her as my own mate, and neither Adam, or anyone else, will stop me...