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Ruthless Love Book
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  • Publisher : Lexxi James, LLC
  • Release Date : 2021-05-11
  • Category: Fiction
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Summary: There are three men in my life, and I don't know what to do. I'm engaged to be married. To a man I don't love. He's hot, rich, and won't take no for an answer no matter how many times I break up with him. Oh, and he just might be the Russian mob. It was arranged by my father. The one who thinks the world is his chess board ... And I'm his biggest pawn. But there's a third man in my life. The one I can't avoid. The one who doesn't know I exist. The gorgeous guy across the street who wears the sexiest smile and very little else. So, I've watched a little more than I should. But who can blame me? His tattoos are distracting. And I need a distraction. I never imagined... All this time... He's been watching me back. A friends-to-lovers stand alone romance that intertwines with The Ruthless Billionaires Series. This book contains no cheating. Full Steam Ahead. Lexxi James Books are seductive, suspenseful romances filled with fun, sensual, and sizzling high-heat love scenes. Reviews ★★★★★ "... intriguing, captivating, and oh so sexy!" ~ Bookbub Reviewer ​ ★★★★★ "I couldn’t put it down" ~ Goodreads Reviewer This billionaire romance series includes: Ruthless Games: A Ruthless Billionaires Club Ruthless Wars: A Ruthless Billionaires Club Ruthless Love: A Ruthless Billionaires Club PRAISE FOR THE RUTHLESS BILLIONAIRES CLUB SERIES: "#AMAZING … f-bomb worthy twists" " Full of surprises, twists, and turns" Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy this billionaire romance series: Fifty Shades Series Fifty Shades of Grey Fifty Shades Darker Fifty Shades Freed The Crossfire Series Bared to You Reflected in You Entwined with You Captivated by You One with You This Man Series This Man Beneath this Man This Man Confessed With this Man Fixed Series Fixed on You Found in You Forever With You Hudson Fixed Forever Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy this hot romance series: E. L. James Sylvia Day Jodi Ellen Malpas Laurelin Paige CD Reiss Abbi Glines Carly Phillips Colleen Hoover Jamie McGuire K. Bromberg Meredith Wild Nicholas Sparks Nora Roberts Pepper Winters Willow Winters Tijan Jamie McGuire Danielle Steele J. S. Cooper Jodi Piccoult James Patterson Julia Kent Jaine Diamond Aleatha Romig Helen Hardt Keywords related to this billionaire romance series: ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance, Erotic Books, Billionaire Romance, Military Romance, Epic Sagas, Billionaire ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Books, Hot Romance Books, Steamy Romance, Steamy Romance Books, Steamy Romance Books, Popular Series, Military Romance, Military Romance Box Set, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Books For Romance Readers, Top Rated Books, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Box Set, Romance Box Set, Romance Trilogy, Epic Romance Series, Romance Books, Romance Books, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Books, Military Romance Books, Hot Romance Books, Contemporary Romance Books, Epic, Romantic Suspense Books, Billionaire Romance Books, Romantic Suspense Books, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Set, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Best Books, Essential Reads, Books For Steamy Romance, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Book Bundle, Romance Book Bundle, Book, Military Alpha Romance, Alpha Books, Series Starters, Romance Books For Contemporary Romance, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Series, Military Romance Series, Women’s Action and Adventure Books, Women’s Action and Adventure Box Set, Top Rated ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Collection, Romance Books, Chick Lit Books, Books For Women, Military Romance Bundle, Heroine, Strong Women, Military Romance Series, Romance Box Set, ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance Stories, Romance Megapack, Alpha Male Series, Series Box Sets Romance, Military and Romance Books, Adventure Books, Best Rated ENEMIES-TO-LOVERS Romance, Alpha Male Collection, Boxed Set, Alpha Male Books, Books To Read And Download, eBook, Romance Books, Adventure, Women’s Adventure, Books, Top Romance Box Set, Collections & Anthologies

Ruthless Love Book by David Sutcliffe

Ruthless Love Book
  • Author : David Sutcliffe
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Category: Poetry
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN Code: 1984590081
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Summary: These poems explore loss through one man’s experience. His honesty will encourage readers to reflect on the losses they may have faced, and the vivid celebration of life will inspire us to cherish the people we say we love. The collection neither delineates the stages of grief nor is it a map by which we may discover our own precise location in the spiraling path of sorrow. Rather, it is an eyewitness account of many of the bizarre locations reached in the strange wilderness of bereavement.

A Ruthless Love Story Book by K.L. Hall

A Ruthless Love Story Book
  • Author : K.L. Hall
  • Publisher : Sullivan Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-21
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN Code: 1648404774
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Summary: When love leaves nineteen-year-old Loyalty Wallace with nothing but a pair of bruised ribs, she finds herself with $500,000 in stolen cash from her boyfriend, Whip, and a target on her back. She plans to use that money to escape her toxic relationship, but what she doesn’t know is the money she stole wasn’t his to keep. It was a loan from the Belmonte family, one of the most dangerous families in the heart of the Big Apple. Most children are taught not to play with their food, but Nevahn “Lourde” Belmonte was taught never to play with his money. He comes from a world of trappers and killers disguised as businessmen, so there are no college savings or 401K’s, only street money. As the only son of a street god, he’s next in line to inherit the million-dollar family “business” until his father throws a wrench in his plans. He must create a legacy, and he will not hand him the keys to the kingdom until he has a wife. With the lifestyle he lives, there’s no room for monogamy, let alone marriage. When Loyalty’s actions land her in Lourde’s presence, he’s immediately drawn to her fearlessness and beauty. She just may be the girl he needs to get what he wants. When given the chance, he makes her an offer she can’t refuse. Over time, what was supposed to be just a “business” deal turns into much more than just six zeros scribbled on a check. In A Ruthle$$ Love Story, she will find out what it’s like to fall in love with a man whose reputation is almost as ruthless as his smile, and he will learn what it means to love someone unconditionally.

A Ruthless Love Story 2 Book by K.L. Hall

A Ruthless Love Story 2 Book
  • Author : K.L. Hall
  • Publisher : Sullivan Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-07-24
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN Code: 1648404782
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Summary: In part one of A Ruthle$$ Love Story, Lourde’s only focus was proving to his father that he was worthy of the throne. Now that he knows Belmonte blood doesn’t run through his veins, he’s left with questions about who he really is. In the midst of all his family’s dirty laundry, he finds himself in love for the first time. When he loses himself, will he turn to Loyalty to remind him who he really is or feed into the ruthlessness he’s been immersed in all along? Loyalty’s entire life has been one emotional rollercoaster ride after another. Now, she’s just praying for the moment her feet touch solid ground and hoping she’s alive to witness it. All she wants is to be back by Lourde’s side, but soon learns that underneath the glitz and the glamour, there’s nothing picture perfect about the Belmonte family. Neenah finds herself bilious over her accident, which puts a strain on her relationship, mental health, and pregnancy. She’s determined to make things work with O’Shea and walk down the aisle, but Chanel just may have other plans. Her world is flipped upside down when a betrayal far greater than that of her father’s is revealed. What will she do when she finds out who the father of her best friend’s baby is? In A Ruthle$$ Love Story 2, friends become rivals as everyone lines up to see the Belmonte empire fall. With so many harbored secrets, who will make it out alive and who will be just another casualty in a war between families?

A Ruthless Love Story 3 Book by K.L. Hall

A Ruthless Love Story 3 Book
  • Author : K.L. Hall
  • Publisher : Sullivan Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN Code: 1648404790
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Summary: Life has a way of showing you who you are, and who you're not. Lourde has spent the majority of his adulthood feared by most who pass his way, always handling every hiccup the way he was taught. After all, ghosts can't talk. Now, there's more blood on his hands than ever before. If Loyalty finds out the secret he's harboring, it just may be impossible for them to make it to the top together.Growing up without a father, Loyalty never imagined she would ever get the opportunity to meet him. With the chance of a lifetime in front of her, she's ready to make the connection she's always wanted. Will her newfound link be in vain? After all, everyone always wants something. When life-altering news surfaces, she's left to pick up the pieces of her broken heart. Neenah finds herself in a state of pure hatred while stepping into her role as the head of Bell Transportation. With the betrayal of her fianc and best friend on the tip of everyone's tongue, she's on a vengeful rampage that may just lead her down a path of destruction. Being the new face of her father's legacy while simultaneously getting revenge may be nearly impossible. After spending years in hiding, Mayumi Belmonte is back. She's come home to revel the death of her estranged husband and right her wrongs with her children and her past lover, Eugene. While trying to save her children from a war they can't win, she knows one thing for sure, Eugene Hayworth isn't done with them yet. In this highly awaited finale, lines will be crossed, bodies will fall, and so will families. When the time comes for everyone to face the music for all the damages they've caused, who will be left standing?

Ruthless River Book by Holly FitzGerald

Ruthless River Book
  • Author : Holly FitzGerald
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 0525432787
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Summary: A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin; a true and thrilling adventure of a young married couple who survive a plane crash only to later raft hundreds of miles across Peru and Bolivia, ending up in a channel to nowhere, a dead end so flooded there is literally no land to stand on. Their raft—a mere four logs—separates them from the piranha-and-caiman-infested water until they finally realize that there is no way out but to swim. Vintage Original. Holly FitzGerald and her husband, Fitz—married less than two years—set out on a yearlong honeymoon adventure of a lifetime, backpacking around the world. Five months into the trip their plane crash lands in Peru at a penal colony walled in by jungle, and their blissfully romantic journey turns into a terrifying nonstop labyrinth of escape and survival. On a small, soon-ravaged raft that quickly becomes their entire universe through dangerous waters alive with deadly animals and fish, their only choice: to continue on, despite the rush of insects swarming them by day, the sounds of encroaching predators at night. Without food or means of communication, with no one to hear their cries for help or on a search-and-rescue expedition to find them, the author and her husband make their way, fighting to conquer starvation and navigate the brute force of the river, their only hope for survival, in spite of hunger and weakening resolve, to somehow, miraculously hang on and find their way east to a large riverside town, before it is too late. . . .

Love and Hate Book by David Mann

Love and Hate Book
  • Author : David Mann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-11-12
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 1317763076
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Summary: Love and hate seem to be the dominant emotions that make the world go round and are a central theme in psychotherapy. Love and Hate seeks to answer some important questions about these all consuming passions. Many patients seeking psychotherapy feel unlovable or full of rage and hate. What is it that interferes with the capacity to experience love? This book explores the origins of love and hate from infancy and how they develop through the life cycle. It brings together contemporary views about clinical practice on how psychotherapists and analysts work with and think about love and hate in the transference and countertransference and explores how different schools of thought deal with the subject. David Mann, together with an impressive array of international contributors represent a broad spectrum of psychoanalytic perspectives, including Kleinian, Jungian, Independent Group, and Lacanian, psychotherapists, psychoanalysts and analytical psychologists. With emphasis on clinical illustration throughout, the writers show how different psychoanalytic schools think about and clinically work with the experience and passions of love and hate. It will be invaluable to practitioners and students of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, analytical psychology and counselling.

Ruthless Book by Gina L. Maxwell

Ruthless Book
  • Author : Gina L. Maxwell
  • Publisher : Entangled: Scorched
  • Release Date : 2017-01-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN Code: 1633757153
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Summary: People call me Ruthless for a reason. Whether in the court room or the bedroom, my reputation is well-earned. I’m either working hard, working out, or working my way into some woman's panties. Problem is, none of them share my particular kink, and I end up walking away unsatisfied. Until I meet her. She’s a friend of a friend, which makes her off-limits until temptation takes me by the balls and I’m taking her up against a wall. She literally f*cks my world off its axis, but I can’t let it happen again. My plan of avoiding her got blown to shit when my firm hired her as a new junior attorney. Now I’m her boss, and I have to act like I don’t want to bend her over my desk every five minutes. But I’ve never held myself back from anything before, so consequences be damned. It’s time to take what we both want and show her just how damn good feels...to be ruthless. Each book in the Playboys in Love series is STANDALONE: * Shameless * Ruthless * Merciless

Love Reckless Life's Ruthless Book by Ashley Hausen

Love Reckless Life's Ruthless Book
  • Author : Ashley Hausen
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • Category: Poetry
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN Code: 1664169776
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Summary: There are painful moments or experiences in life that we all have to endure. Almost impossible to accept and hard to move on from. You can forget everything and run or face everything and rise. Grief breaks and changes someone, and love heals them. But nothing is ever the same. This is my journey through life's hard lessons through poetry.

Love, Justice, and Autonomy Book by Rachel Fedock,Michael Kühler,Raja Rosenhagen

Love, Justice, and Autonomy Book
  • Author : Rachel Fedock,Michael Kühler,Raja Rosenhagen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-29
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 100032849X
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Summary: Philosophers have long been interested in love and its general role in morality. This volume focuses on and explores the complex relation between love and justice as it appears within loving relationships, between lovers and their wider social context, and the broader political realm. Special attention is paid to the ensuing challenge of understanding and respecting the lovers’ personal autonomy in all three contexts. Accordingly, the essays in this volume are divided into three thematic sections. Section I aims at shedding further light on conceptual and practical issues concerning the compatibility or incompatibility of love and justice within relationships of love. For example, are loving relations inherently unjust? Might love require justice? Or do love and justice belong to distinct moral domains? The essays in Section II consider the relation between the lovers on the one hand and their broader societal environment on the other. Specifically, how exactly are love and impartiality related? Are they compatible or not? Is it unjust to favor one’s beloved? Finally, Section III looks at the political dimensions of love and justice. How, for instance, do various accounts of love inform how we are to relate to our fellow citizens? If love is taken to play an important role in fostering or hindering the development of personal autonomy, what are the political implications that need to be addressed, and how? In addressing these questions, this book engenders a better understanding both of conceptual and practical issues regarding the relation between love, justice, and autonomy as well as their broader societal and political implications. It will be of interest to advanced students and scholars working on the philosophy of love from ethical, political, and psychological angles.

Ruthless Book by Carolyn Lee Adams

Ruthless Book
  • Author : Carolyn Lee Adams
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-07-14
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1481422642
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Summary: A spine-tingling debut about the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse in reverse as a teen struggles to retain hope—and her sanity—while on the run from a cunning and determined killer. Ruth Carver has always competed like her life depends on it. Ambitious. Tough. Maybe even mean. It’s no wonder people call her Ruthless. When she wakes up with a concussion in the bed of a moving pickup trick, she realizes she has been entered into a contest she can’t afford to lose. At a remote, rotting cabin deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ruth’s blindfold comes off and she comes face-to-face with her captor. A man who believes his mission is to punish bad girls like Ruth. A man who has done this six times before. The other girls were never heard from again, but Ruth won’t go down easy. She escapes into the wilderness, but her hunter is close at her heels. That’s when the real battle begins. That’s when Ruth must decide just how far she’ll go in order to survive. Back home, they called her Ruthless. They had no idea just how right they were.

In Love with a Ruthless, Calloused Billionaire 3 Book by Aubrey A. Monroe

In Love with a Ruthless, Calloused Billionaire 3 Book
  • Author : Aubrey A. Monroe
  • Publisher : Aubrey A. Monroe
  • Release Date : 2016-09-05
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
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Summary: Happy and now contended with her life, Hazel Norris’ world turned upside down, as an unexpected news landed on her. Marring her perfect little marriage into destruction, creating further conflicts between her and her broody and gloomy husband. The enormity of the chip she carried in her tiny shoulders, Hazel must find a way to tell her husband about the minuscule miracle that grew deep inside her belly. Hoping and craving for the good news. However, can his reaction break the icy-glass wall she had kept for so long and finally have her happily-ever after? WARNING: Mature readers only. Search Terms: alpha male romance, billionaire romance, contemporary romance, young adults romance, bad boy romance, romance short stories, second chance romance, steamy romance, hot romance books, love story, office romance, boss romance, beach reads, new adult

In Love with a Ruthless, Calloused Billionaire 1 Book by Aubrey A. Monroe

In Love with a Ruthless, Calloused Billionaire 1 Book
  • Author : Aubrey A. Monroe
  • Publisher : Aubrey A. Monroe
  • Release Date : 2016-09-05
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
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Summary: Hazel Norris had sworn off relationships—and men. After divorcing her ex-husband (after finding out he cheated) she was determined to stand-up on her own two feet and become the independent woman she needed to be. And that required finding a job. Taking up the role as the billionaire executive Dante Santino’s secretary; Hazel was not prepared to find a sizzling passion that ignited between them. She was more than willing to ignore the spark; but her boss seemed to have a different perspective because he suddenly had an urge to possess her! WARNING: Mature readers only. Search Terms: free romance books for young adults, free alpha male billionaire romance books, free bad boy romance books, free romance short stories, free second chance romance, free steamy romance books, free contemporary romance books, free hot romance books, women freebies, free fiction books for young adults, free love story and romance books, free office romance books, boss romance books free, beach reads, new adult

Ruthless People Book by J.J. McAvoy

Ruthless People Book
  • Author : J.J. McAvoy
  • Publisher : NYLA
  • Release Date : 2014-07-14
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 393
  • ISBN Code: 1943772819
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Summary: Ruthless People #1...the book that started it all...... "One Marriage + Two Bosses = 3X the Chaos." To the outside world, they look like American royalty, giving to charities, feeding the homeless, and rebuilding the city. But behind closed doors is a constant battle for dominance between two bosses, cultures, and hearts. Ruthless People is a romantic crime fiction set in modern day Chicago and follows the life and marriage of Melody Giovanni and Liam Callahan - rivals by blood and leaders through fear. Theirs is an arranged marriage with the goal of ending years of bloodshed between the Irish and the Italians. Liam assumes he's getting a simple-minded wife, one he can control, one who bends to his every need...he’ll soon find out that his wife to be does not fit that mold. Melody knows exactly what type of man Liam is and would rather die than give up the power she has spent her life earning. The mafia of the past has evolved, and with rival bosses gunning for their family, Melody and Liam will have to learn to work as one to take down those who stand in their way. Check out more thrilling titles in the Ruthless People series: RUTHLESS PEOPLE #1 "One Marriage + Two Bosses = 3X the Chaos." THE UNTOUCHABLES (#2) "One Secret, Multiple Casualties." AMERICAN SAVAGES (#3) "Villains by Choice." A BLOODY KINGDOM (#4) “After the battle, sharpen your knives.” DECLAN + CORALINE(prequel novella that takes place 2 years before Ruthless People) "You don't find love; it finds you." And look for the Ruthless People spinoff, Children of Vice--out 5.17.17“From the Ruthless, Vice shall Rise.”

Personality Structure and Human Interaction Book by Harry Guntrip

Personality Structure and Human Interaction Book
  • Author : Harry Guntrip
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-26
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN Code: 0429917198
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Summary: How has a theory of man as a social being to be formulated if we are to do justice to his individuality, to the subtle ways in which his love and hate compete within his relations with others and to the anxieties and resistances he shows when he seeks to change himself? To answer this question is the task which the author sets himself. After assessing Freud's basic principles, the author proceeds to make a uniquely comprehensive review of subsequent theoretical contributions to psychoanalysis with special emphasis on the work of Fairbairn and Melanie Klein. From a background of philosophy, theology and social studies, the author went on to take a personal psychoanalysis and to become a full time psychotherapist, and it is from this combination of wide knowledge and intensive work with people beset by conflicts in their relations with themselves and others that he evolves his views.

Hooked! Book by Yuwanda Black

Hooked! Book
  • Author : Yuwanda Black
  • Publisher : Inkwell Editorial Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-05-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: PREVIEW “I don’t mean to be harsh Kammille, but you mean to tell me that after four years of being in a relationship with you – and a year of being engaged to you -- that he wasn’t sure that’s what he wanted. I mean, y’all were living together already. It’s not like he was in for a big surprise. But he backed out, which says to me that he had no clue as to what he wanted from your relationship. And when a man doesn’t know what he wants, he’s likely to do all types of stupid crap -- like lose control over his finances and lose control over his sperm. This makes him non-marriage material in my book. I don’t care how fine he is, how much money he makes, or how nice he is.” “Well Omar didn’t have any children. And his credit was just a little banged up. It’s nothing that couldn’t have been fixed. People bounce back from bad credit all the time Liza.” “But few of them bounce back from indecisiveness – especially at his age. Not to beat a dead horse, but if he was in his twenties with ‘banged-up credit,’ as you put it, I could maybe see it Kammille. But Omar was 34 – long past when he should have had his shit together. And his pride should have made him not allow you be the sole signor on that mortgage. Good thing you didn’t need him to pay the bills. You’d be stuck with a big ole mortgage all by yourself. Now you’re just stuck by yourself. But that won’t last. One thing he did get right is that you’re an awesome catch!” Kammille didn't realize how prophetic her business partner's words would be when she planned her getaway to South Beach, Miami. It's exactly the break she'd needed after her engagement was called off a year ago. ### Landon’s eyes followed every delectable sway of her picture-perfect backside as she walked in front of him. Tonight was turning out to be a helluva lot better than his day. Kammille could feel his eyes on her. They were like an ass-laser, trained to hone in on exactly one spot – her backside. She felt heated, from the swell of her butt to the intimate crease between her thighs. She hadn't decided whether she was flattered or pissed off about where his impossibly gorgeous eyes were focused. “As this is our second meeting, I suppose the first thing we should do is get introductions out of the way. I’m Landon; Landon Shaw,” he said, extending a large hand across the table for her to shake. Nice to meet you, Mr. Shaw. I’m Kammille Howard,” she said, taking his hand, which swallowed hers. She liked the feeling. It made her feel feminine and protected. It’s all part of the game extremely handsome men like him played with women, she reminded herself; you'd do well not to forget it. ### “I’m not the kind of person who dwells on what could have been. I focus on what is. And right now before me is a beautiful woman ... one I’m going to kiss,” he forewarned, his strong, warm hand cupping her right jawline. “Resist me if you must,” he said, those penetrating grey eyes disturbingly close to hers, “but I could never live with myself if I didn’t at least try.” Before she could even begin to formulate how to control her ragged breathing, or still the blood coursing throughout her body, his exceedingly soft lips commandeered hers. It truly was like a proverbial match to a flame. It had been over a year since she had been kissed. And it felt so good. And he was so good at it. Kammille wrapped her arms around his waist, feeling the hardness of his cord-like strength as he pulled her to him, deepening the kiss. The force of what was building within her was crippling … crippling her ability to think, to form a cohesive thought, to resist … even a little. Shards of desire, passion, longing, loving and sheer lust made her forget all of her resolve about ‘men like him’, saving her intimate self for marriage, and her fears of getting hurt. The only thing she felt in his arms was raw, naked need.

The Robust Demands of the Good Book by Philip Pettit

The Robust Demands of the Good Book
  • Author : Philip Pettit
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-05-14
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 0191046604
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Summary: Some goods that we generate for others, as when we give them attention or help or encouragement, require us to provide that benefit under the actual circumstances where we interact. Other goods that we generate require not just that we actually provide that sort of benefit but that we are also poised to provide it, even should actual circumstances change in various ways. These goods demand robust and not merely actual beneficence. Thus to give you friendship I must be robustly, not just accidentally, attentive to your needs; to give you a virtue like honesty I must be robustly disposed to tell you the truth; and to give you respect I must be robustly committed to showing restraint in my dealings with you. In this original contribution to normative ethics, Philip Pettit charts the range of robustly demanding goods, building on his earlier work on the robust demands of freedom. He explores the rationale behind our concern for being able to rely on others to treat us well, not just for being lucky enough to enjoy good treatment. And then he traces the implications for ethics of giving a central place to robustly demanding goods. The lessons he draws teach us that there is a tighter connection between being good and doing good than is generally recognized; that it is harder to count as doing good than it is to count as doing evil; and that there is a serious issue, ignored in many ethical theories, about the basis on which we should deliberate in day-to-day decisions about what it is right to do. The book amounts to a radical rethinking of ethics in which many standard positions shift or fall. The association between being good and doing good casts doubt on the orthodox dichotomy between evaluating agents and evaluating actions. The calibration between doing good and doing evil explains the Knobe effect, so called, as well as explaining the superficial appeal of doctrines like that of double effect. And the investigation of how to be guided in deliberating about the right reduces the gap between the recommendations of approaches like Kantianism, contractualism, and virtue theory and their common, consequentialist foe.

The Language of Winnicott Book by Jan Abram

The Language of Winnicott Book
  • Author : Jan Abram
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN Code: 042992125X
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Summary: The author's lexicon - The Language of Winnicott - has proved to be the definitive comprehensive guide to Winnicott's thought since it was first published in 1996, Winnicott's centenary Year. The twenty-two entries represent the major conceptualisations in Winnicott's theories and take the reader on a journey through his writings that span from 1931 to 1971. Thus the volume is an anthology of Winnicott's writings. This new edition expands on each original entry predicated on the author's research discoveries, including archival material, over the past decade.

Defining Psychoanalysis Book by Ian Miller

Defining Psychoanalysis Book
  • Author : Ian Miller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-21
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN Code: 0429912609
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Summary: The empirical baseline of today's psychoanalytic vernacular may be inferred from what psychoanalysts read. Contemporary information aggregation provides us with a unique moment in "reading" today's psychoanalytic vernacular. The PEP Archive compiles data on journal articles analogous to radio stations' "hit parades" of contemporary favorites. Defining Psychoanalysis: Achieving a Vernacular Expression provides a close reading of this contemporary assemblage, including three "strong" readings by Winnicott and two by Bion. It pursues the elements generated by these papers as an indication of contemporary psychoanalytic "common sense", our consensual building blocks of theory and practice.

The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry Book by C. M. Waggoner

The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry Book
  • Author : C. M. Waggoner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-01-12
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 1984805878
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Summary: Sparks fly in this enchanting fantasy novel from the author of Unnatural Magic when a down-and-out fire witch and a young gentlewoman join forces against a deadly conspiracy. Dellaria Wells, petty con artist, occasional thief, and partly educated fire witch, is behind on her rent in the city of Leiscourt—again. Then she sees the “wanted” sign, seeking Female Persons, of Martial or Magical ability, to guard a Lady of some Importance, prior to the celebration of her Marriage. Delly fast-talks her way into the job and joins a team of highly peculiar women tasked with protecting their wealthy charge from unknown assassins. Delly quickly sets her sights on one of her companions, the confident and well-bred Winn Cynallum. The job looks like nothing but romance and easy money until things take a deadly (and undead) turn. With the help of a bird-loving necromancer, a shapeshifting schoolgirl, and an ill-tempered reanimated mouse named Buttons, Delly and Winn are determined to get the best of an adversary who wields a twisted magic and has friends in the highest of places.