Other Side is a riveting tale of contemporary romance.
The themes are viewed through the experiences of a young attorney. The title Other Side is an attempt to explore the duality of personality, character and actions of people. The main character faces his conflicts and value propositions through four relationships that are juxtaposed and contradictory. His pursuit of validation and truth is explored through his mother, wife, mistress and a sex worker. The anecdotes from each encapsulate a broad perspective of political and social issues in a multi cultural American society. Although presented through the prism of a male protagonist the women’s stories of relationship struggle and maturation provides the platform for all the characters development.
Arc of the Story
The male protagonist narrates stories that represent the various engagements from the female characters stage of life and being. His mother is regretful of failure to find happiness (love) and security and its effect on her son, his wife is hurting from her insecurities exacerbated from his infidelity and betrayal of commitment to family, the mistress is damaged from past abuses and sense of worthlessness, and the sex worker’s anger is a result of untold disrespect and need for basic survival. The characters act out their love, frustrations and dreams for the future. As the story progresses, the male protagonist navigates the various ups and downs of love, sex, career, family and self. He explores the sustenance, growth and hardship as he moves toward a sustainable truth.
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On the lean chronicles a 240 pound person one-year transition from obesity and a high risk for diabetes to normal weight and reduced risk for diabetes, by mainly dieting and light exercise. On the lean contains the dieting secrets, tips and workout techniques used during this transition.
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Angela is forced to change her indulgent lifestyle after her father, a prominent real estate mogul, loses the family fortune. Angela then sees fit to restore their one remaining piece of property, an old church. On the look out for help, Angela hires a young Christian carpenter to help her out. A recovering alcoholic and “party dude”, she can’t help but feel attracted to him and vice versa, despite their opposing lifestyles.
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Reeling from a recent betrayal by the man she loved, April Jensen seeks answers for all of the questions she has been left with after his departure. And thanks to the expertise of skilled detective, Chad Wilkerson, she receives those answers. But much to her dismay, more information does not provide the closure she desperately needs.
Chad has seen and dealt with many clients during his time as co-owner of H & W Investigative Services. But he can’t quite pinpoint what it is about April that pulls him in the moment she enters his office. And soon his fascination with this determined woman only serves to propel him further into her world than he’d ever intended.
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Have you wanted to get prepared for common disasters but didn’t know where to start?
Do you feel overwhelmed by all the things you must know how to do?
Are you stuck at the start, wondering if you have enough money, time and energy to get ready?
This short, easy to read book shows you what to do step by step. The author reduces the clutter and gets to the essentials. The author helps you identify the disasters you should be ready for. He helps you identify the skills you need and tell you what is important. Not only that the author found the resources you need. All you do is point and click. Do you want a sneak peek at the End of the World as We Know it? He gives you that too.
Disasters, Catastrophes and the End of the World gives you the means to keep your loved ones safe. Here is what you will get:
– A review of the most common kinds of disasters
– A method for identifying the disasters most likely to occur where you live
– Reasons to plan and the things to plan for
– Skills review to help you determine what you already have and your current expertise
– A skills resources guide you can point and click your way through to get the skills you need
– And you will get a sneak preview of the end of the world as we know it.
When you follow this book’s advice, you will prepare yourself to protect your loved ones. And the best part is you will discover it doesn’t take much money nor time to move from not ready to ready.
What is stopping you? In a few extra minutes per day can become your family’s Heroic First Responder.
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“The Ascension” – A Suspenseful Tale of Dark Secrets and World Domination
On their 15th birthday, a brother and two sisters-Felix, Jinx and Desdemona-have out of body experiences. A nurse hands over a newborn baby to a mysterious woman, as the child’s frantic mother is injected with a sedative. A boy stumbles along a pathway, trapped beneath a giant dome, as ghostly relatives light candles on a floating birthday cake. A bizarre triangular object binds the triplets to each other in a thunderstorm.
Headline Books announces “The Ascension,” an action-filled coming-of-age new release about gifted siblings, separated at birth, who discover higher purposes for their lives. But after learning the shocking truth about their hidden heritage, can they survive long enough to save the world from evil forces that plague them?
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This is not your typical happily ever after…
Lauren Brooks wants to do three things: Escape the small town she grew up in, get accepted to her dream school in Chicago, and graduate without drowning in debt. Now she’s working her ass off to do just that.
With a full course load and a waitressing job at one of the hottest night clubs in Chicago, she does not have time for distractions;namely ones who only want to get into her pants. She’s been burned before.
Only a fool goes for a second round… With just two semesters left until graduation, everything’s on track
Until she meets Cal. Enter distraction.
At six-foot-two, with ebony hair, deep grey eyes, and a smile that could only hide an agenda, she knows he’s trouble. And for the first time in her life, a little trouble might be just what she needs.
No. What she wants.
It isn’t like she’d ever marry the guy.
Until she does.
What she thinks will be her happily ever after, is only the beginning.
Cal has a secret. One that makes loving him come with a price, and being his wife cost more than she bargained for.
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Rosa, a powerful witch, must bind her magic with her destined mate within one calendar month, or willingly surrender her magic forever. If she refuses to do either, the ruling Marylebone coven will send Aden Dragunis to forcibly take her magic from her and she will die.
The Silver Rose is the first in a trilogy about three powerful witches and what they must do to achieve mastership and find their one true mate before all is lost.
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The discovery of a fifty-year-old corpse leads Alex and his law enforcement friends on an amazing adventure. How to investigate a cold case this old? Where do you begin? What do you want to learn? What will represent the end of the search – truth, blame, or just an unanswerable question?
And so begins the sixth story in the Alex Wright mystery series. Alex Wright, Laguna Beach surfing real estate appraiser. He discovers the skeletal remains while measuring a house for an appraisal. Now he feels compelled to dig deep into the past to find out what happened on that certain day in February, 1957.
As a newlywed, Alex has much on his mind. The red hot Orange County real estate market is peaking. His new bride, Rachel Fix, is adjusting to the settled life after a decade on the Pro Surfing Tour. But there is a mystery to be solved. The excitement and compelling action build from there leading to a guaranteed shocking conclusion!
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The most beautiful cat in history has been stolen!
The Cerulean cat, with its mesmerizing iridescent blue fur, is the ultimate genomic engineering triumph of the high-flying company, Animata. It’s 2050, and Animata reaps massive profits creating and selling a marvelous menagerie of animals–including exotic crosses like cogs, dats, snurtles, alliphants, hamakeets, and feather boas. Its ultra-rich clients, however, clamor for the really spectacular specimens–dragons, unicorns. . . and now the Cerulean. The stunning cat had promised to bring billions of dollars from a private collector or exhibitor.Swept up in the mystery is nave young Timothy Boatright, a wanna-be writer who’s driving a cab in New York. He inadvertently picks up the thief and the nabbed Cerulean. The cops suspect him of complicity in the crime, and to prove his innocence and save the cat, he tracks it down and steals it back. He ends up accused not only of catnapping but murder–fleeing the police, Animata thugs, a greedy drug lord. . . and Big Nasties! Somebody has programmed these 300-pound assassin-animals–with their three-inch fangs, razor claws, night vision, and sonar–not only to kill Tim, but shred him.Amidst this mayhem, Tim realizes that the Cerulean was stolen and marked for death because its genes hold some explosive mystery he must solve to survive. He must also save his friends held for ransom–the middle-aged, cat-loving former spy Callie Lawrence and her headstrong daughter Lulu, with whom Tim has fallen madly in love.
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