Hyde & Seek: Jake

Piper Skye ist die Definition von Rock'n'Roll. Sie führt ein wildes, freies Leben. Feiert durch die Nacht und verschläft den ganzen Tag. Oder zumindest würde sie das, wenn sie die Zeit dafür hätte. Und die Energie. In sozialen Situationen nicht ganz so seltsam zu sein, wäre vielleicht auch von Vorteil. Als Besitzerin eines aufstrebenden Backwaren-Business wälzt Piper am Tag ihre Schulbüche …

Madness and the Loss of Identity in Nineteenth Century Fiction

An obsession with individual identity pervaded Western thinking in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This critical study examines the concept of identity in the works of nineteenth century American and British authors, focusing especially on psychologically mad, vague, shifting and dualistic characterization. Authors examined include Ambrose Bierce, Henry James, Wilkie Collins, Robert …

Love Does Not Seek Its Own

This book arises out of contemporary questions regarding the nature and formation of the church amidst an economically divided society. Looking to Augustine of Hippo for guidance, Jonathan D. Ryan argues that the movement from private self-interest toward common love of God and neighbor is fundamental to the church's formation and identity amidst contemporary contexts of economic inequality. Ryan …

The Literary Monster on Film

Many monsters in Victorian British novels were intimately connected with the protagonists, and representative of both the personal failings of a character and the failings of the society in which he or she lived. By contrast, more recent film adaptations of these novels depict the creatures as arbitrarily engaging in senseless violence, and suggest a modern fear of the uncontrollable. This work an …

2-in-1: Partners The Wrong Corpse & The Other Woman

Two complete books in the erotic lesbian romance/suspense police thriller series, Partners, from author Kira Chase, including: PARTNERS: THE WRONG CORPSE: Twelve years ago Frankie Barker and Johanna Obrien became partners, then lovers, on the Philadelphia Police Force. After two years, the women were tired of city living. They quit the force and moved to Charlestown, Pennsylvania, where they built …

Invisible Agents

It would be easy for the modern reader to conclude that women had no place in the world of early modern espionage, with a few seventeenth-century women spies identified and then relegated to the footnotes of history. If even the espionage carried out by Susan Hyde, sister of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, during the turbulent decades of civil strife in Britain can escape the historiographer's gaz …