City Worlds (Understanding Cities (London, England).) by Doreen Massey

By Doreen Massey

For the 1st time in historical past, half the worlds inhabitants resides in mega-cities. by no means prior to have we faced this type of geography of the worlds people.Analysing towns via spatial knowing, urban Worlds explores how diverse worlds in the urban are introduced into shut proximity. The authors define new how you can deal with the ambiguities of towns: their promise and capability, their difficulties and threats.

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Emma (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Emma Woodhouse is a prosperous, beautiful, and punctiliously self-deluded younger lady who has "lived on the earth with little or no to misery or vex her."

Jane Austen workouts her flavor for slicing social commentary and her expertise for making an investment likely trivial occasions with profound ethical importance as Emma traverses a steady satire of provincial balls and drawing rooms, alongside the way in which encountering the candy Harriet Smith, the chatty and tedious pass over Bates, and her absurd father Mr. Woodhouse–a memorable gallery of Austen's best personages. considering herself impervious to romance of any sort, Emma attempts to rearrange a filthy rich marriage for terrible Harriet, yet refuses to acknowledge her personal emotions for the gallant Mr. Knightley. What ensues is a pleasant sequence of scheming escapades within which each social machination and little bit of "tittle-tattle" is steeped in Austen's scrumptious irony. eventually, Emma discovers that "Perfect happiness, even in reminiscence, isn't really common."

Virginia Woolf referred to as Jane Austen "the such a lot excellent artist between women," and Emma Woodhouse is arguably her such a lot ideal construction. even though Austen came across her heroine to be somebody whom "no one yet myself will a lot like," Emma is her so much cleverly woven, riotously comedic, and interesting novel of manners.

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Delicious (The Marsdens, Book 1) by Sherry Thomas

By Sherry Thomas

Well-known in Paris, notorious in London, Verity Durant is as recognized for her mouthwatering food as for her scandalous love lifestyles. yet that’s the least of the surprises looking ahead to her new company whilst he arrives on the property of Fairleigh Park following the unforeseen demise of his brother.

To emerging political superstar Stuart Somerset, Verity Durant is simply a reputation and meals is simply nutrition, until eventually her first dish touches his lips. just one different time had he felt such natural arousal–a harmful evening of ardour with a stranger, who disappeared at sunrise. Ten years is many years to attend for the most path, but if Verity Durant arrives at his desk, there’s just one factor that might fulfill Stuart’s urge for food for extra. yet is his starvation for lust, revenge–or that rarest of food, love? For Verity’s previous has a mystery that may consume them either while they achieve for the main scrumptious fruit of all.…

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It Happened One Bite by Lydia Dare

By Lydia Dare

He is misplaced, trapped, doomed for all eternity... wealthy, titled, and undead, gentleman vampyre James Maitland, Lord Kettering, fears himself doomed to a chilly and lonely existence-trapped for many years in an deserted fortress. Then, appealing Scottish witch Blaire Lindsay arrives, and issues start to warmth up considerably... except he can convince her to set him free... Feisty Blaire Lindsay laughs off the neighborhood gossip surrounding her mother's ancestral home-stories of haunting can't scare off this battle-born witch. but if she discovers the good-looking prisoner within the bowels of the citadel, Blaire has no concept that she has unleashed whatever greater than a guy who units her center on fire... compliment for Tall darkish and Wolfish: "A deliciously pleasant read...witty repartee, sizzling sensuality, splendidly advanced characters, and an fascinating plot mix to make an unforgettable story." -Romance Junkies "Truly attractive and addictive read." -Book Junkie "A hot scorching learn, packed with magick and desire." -Love Romance ardour "A enjoyable romp of a booklet, Lydia Dare keeps to amuse and intrigue." -Fresh Fiction (20110125)

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Her Every Pleasure (Spice Trilogy, Book 3) by Gaelen Foley

By Gaelen Foley

From the glittering ballrooms of Regency England to the sapphire waters of the Mediterranean, the excellent finale of Gaelen Foley's Spice trilogy unfurls the passionate story of a insurgent princess and the strong warrior destined to develop into her champion.
Princess Sophia was once just a baby while Napoleon conquered the island paradise governed through her father. Raised in England and now twenty-one, she ability to assert the throne that's rightfully hers and convey peace to her war-torn land. yet an ambush via enemies forces Sophia into hiding outdoors London. Disguising herself as a peasant lady until eventually she will competently go back, she meets significant Gabriel Knight, a wounded warrior whose brush with dying has completely replaced him.
Heir to a very good fortune, and a grasp swordsman, Gabriel has given up his worldly possessions and laid down his hands. Sophia is thinking about his brooding magnetism, and Gabriel, lured via her fiery good looks and healed through her contact, is drawn again inexorably towards the area of the residing.
But whilst Sophia's royal future is published, Gabriel is aware he needs to absorb his sword back, regardless of the fee, to guard his princess from those that might wreck her. And as longing blossoms into ardour, Gabriel discovers the only reason that's actually worthy scuffling with for. . . .

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The Devil's Waltz (Mira Historical Romance) by Anne Stuart

By Anne Stuart

If you dance with the satan, you carry palms with temptation . . . Christian Montcalm was once a pragmatic guy, if a destitute scoundrel, yet his plan to mattress and wed the delectable leave out Hetty Chipple may look after that sticky wicket. even though, there has been a such a lot interesting problem to his good fortune. Annelise Kempton wanted not anything greater than to return among this despicable rogue and the fortune (and advantage) of her younger cost. definitely, Annelise understood the desperation that comes from demanding occasions, yet Montcalm may fail -- she might individually see to it. All that stood in her method was once a guy whose rakish appeal may well tempt a saint to sin, or consign a proven spinster to sleepless nights of longing . . . to offer the satan his due.

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In the Bed of a Duke by Cathy Maxwell

By Cathy Maxwell

The distressed visitor Charlotte Cameron encounters on a wet Scottish evening is the absolute worst guy she may have invited into her carriage! it truly is Phillip Maddox, the reprehensible Duke of Colster, who introduced the complete weight of the ton's fury down upon her—simply simply because Charlotte inspired her sister to not wed the robust peer. And now the seductive satan accountable for her social spoil is sitting shut adequate to kiss . . . Phillip's distaste for the meddlesome attractiveness suits Charlotte's—though, less than trade conditions, he may need loved sampling the sensuous charms of the tempting younger chit. there's grave hazard, despite the fact that, at the trip they now needs to reluctantly share—and a nemesis who skill them either mortal damage. yet can a keenness that inconveniently ignites within the face of catastrophe erase a painful prior . . . and lead sworn enemies to a so much unanticipated vacation spot: the bedchamber?

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