Safe Passage

Whereas doing protection at the previous New Orleans domestic inherited from her nice aunt, Jules discovers an previous secure choked with letters written in French—and code. Enlisting the help of an area French instructor, the attractive Gen, Jules slowly starts to profit the reality of her nice grandfather's dying ...

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Inside Out: Straight Talk from a Gay Jock

Mark Tewksbury is healthier referred to as a gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer. His amazing sixteen-year athletic occupation incorporated 3 Olympic medals, a variety of international documents, and inductions into 3 significant halls of reputation: the Canadian Olympic corridor of reputation, the Canadian activities corridor of popularity, and the foreign Swimming corridor of repute. even though retired as an athlete, Tewksbury continues to be a hugely revered public determine. He introduced prized swimming research for the CBC from the 2004 Athens Olympic video games, hosts the invention Channel's well known How it is Made express, and is Co-President of the 1st global Outgames, Montreal 2006.Tewksbury has spoken to hundreds of thousands as a part of his eighteen-year talking occupation and continues to be a lot prominent as an inspirational speaker to businesses and enterprises around the globe. For his energetic humanitarianism, he was once provided an honorary doctorate from the college of Western Ontario in 2001, and in 2005 Tewksbury used to be offered the overseas individual of the 12 months Award at Sao Paulo delight in Brazil. He at present lives in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

For extra on Mark Tewksbury, please stopover at www.MarkTewksbury.com

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Point of Knives: A Novella of Astreiant

A welcome go back to the vividly discovered urban of Asteiant with its elaborate magics and lethal politics. Point of Knives happens within the period among the generally praised past novels Point of Hopes and Point of Dreams. A fantastical secret and a rousing experience, element of Knives additionally unearths for the 1st time the start of the romance among Adjunct aspect Nicolas Rathe and ex-soldier Philip Eslingen.

The occasions of Midsummer have rarely been forgotten by means of the autumn stability, and Nicolas Rathe can not often bitch that they have got performed any damage to his popularity, or to the popularity of the issues normally. although, it has intended that he is extra famous as an investigator, and the elevated reputation and workload has made it demanding to pursue friendship, or whatever extra, with Philip Eslingen, his comrade within the rescue of the stolen teenagers. Eslingen remains to be Hanselin Caiazzo's bodyguard and Caiazzo is considering any variety of questionably felony ventures, and it does neither of them any stable to be noticeable too usually in each one other's corporation. while a father and son who're either rumored to were pirates are murdered at the comparable evening, and Rathe unearths Eslingen status over the son's physique, Eslingen proves his innocence simply adequate, although he refuses to claim precisely what errand he is working for Caiazzo at that hour of the morning. but if the previous man's grandson and the son's self-proclaimed spouse quarrel over the son's meager property, and Caiazzo dispatches Eslingen to symbolize his pursuits within the research, Rathe starts to wonder whether their friendship goes to outlive. Or no matter if they're going to continue to exist at all.

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Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual Women and Bisexual Men

Study the most recent practical—and bisexually affirmative—approaches to supporting bisexual clients

Clinical paintings with bisexual consumers has conceptually shifted past the unique emphasis on both immediately or lesbian and homosexual matters. There are nonetheless, despite the fact that, too few psychotherapists who supply affirmative psychotherapy particular to bisexual issues. Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual ladies and Bisexual males addresses the problems of bisexuals with an accepting and affirmative viewpoint, offering therapists with the newest viewpoints, recommendations, and learn to successfully deal with bisexual consumers. major gurus with affirmative-to-bisexuals views speak about difficulties particular to bisexuals and their existence, with an eye fixed towards delivering sensible, powerful remedy. specified bisexual way of life issues are tested, comparable to transgender concerns, polyamory, older bisexual men and women, and cultural modifications, whereas supplying an emphasis on cultivating future health and a feeling of neighborhood in bisexual clients.

Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual girls and Bisexual males sensitively avoids the double commonplace lengthy held via therapists clinically treating heterosexual or lesbian and homosexual participants, exhibiting that an affirmative standpoint is legitimate and the most important for the powerful therapy of bisexuals. This resource basically explains functional ideas and discusses the newest learn on bisexual concerns corresponding to age, tradition, heterosexual and bisexual combined undefined, and the polyamorous way of life with applicable recognition and realizing. The booklet additionally explores valuable how one can boost profitable overall healthiness and aid companies particular to bisexual needs.

Topics in Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual ladies and Bisexual males include:

  • affirmative psychotherapy concepts particular to bisexual girls and bisexual men
  • desire for validation of bisexuality
  • methods for consumers to return to phrases with their bisexuality
  • useful value—and shortcomings—of the most healing faculties in delivering powerful psychotherapy
  • transgender bisexuality, with illustrative case studies
  • wishes and problems with African-American bisexual clients
  • bisexual getting older issues
  • counseling heterosexual spouses of bisexual girls and men
  • remedy techniques for consumers who're bisexual and polyamorous
  • spotting and addressing the explicit wishes of other sub-groups of bisexual people
  • and more!

Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual ladies and Bisexual males is an important addition to the literature of bisexual psychotherapy and is worthwhile to counselors, psychotherapists, marriage and relations therapists, social staff, psychiatrists, intercourse therapists, researchers, and educators within the fields of psychology, sociology, anthropology, sexuality, intercourse schooling, adolescent and grownup improvement, and group psychological health and wellbeing.

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Without a Front - The Producer's Challenge

By Fletcher DeLancey

Whilst the Voloth invaded Alsea, Lancer Andira Tal suggestion the not easy half will be struggling with off a technologically complex military. It wasn’t. within the aftermath of battle, Alsean society is deeply divided and Tal is dealing with concerns no Lancer has ever handled sooner than. how one can rebuild, what to do with the Voloth prisoners, while and the way to liberate the recent technologies—the strain is construction and Tal is exhibiting cracks, which her enemies are happy to take advantage of. the main divisive of the recent applied sciences are the problem printers, wanted via a few castes and feared by way of others, specially the manufacturers. whilst a problem offers Tal the chance to convey the manufacturers to her part, she leaves the capital to paintings within the fields of Hol-Opah. There she reveals an unforeseen sanctuary—and the promise of anything she has needed for all her existence. yet sanctuary and desires are distractions, and Tal’s inattention might cost her every thing.

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Let's Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents

By Tina Fakhrid-Deen

Let’s Get This Straight reaches out to kids with a number of homosexual, lesbian, bi, or trans mom and dad to supply them with the instruments to wrestle homophobia, take pleasure of their substitute relatives buildings, and converse out opposed to injustice. This brief yet thorough e-book profiles forty-five assorted adolescence and teenagers, all of whom voice their critiques and supply suggestion for different adolescence dwelling in LGBTQ families. Let’s Get This Straight additionally contains probing questions, enjoyable actions, enticing quizzes, and reflective magazine sections for adolescence to proportion their emotions and stories approximately having a homosexual father or mother. through studying this e-book, readers will the way to: establish and conquer boundaries to having a homosexual mum or dad; handle discrimination and heterosexism; construct a robust vanity and experience of belonging; converse successfully with their mom and dad and members outdoor of the LGBTQ group; entry assets and help for his or her households; reply successfully while challenged approximately being in a sexual minority relations; and decrease the isolation, worry, disgrace, and confusion that may be linked to having homosexual mom and dad. because the media brings ever-increasing publicity to gay-headed families, this publication is extra very important than ever. Let’s Get This Straight is the suitable mix of wit, sharing of stories, and “expert” suggestion that kids with LGBTQ mom and dad have to develop into extra self-aware and maintaining, and to take care of fit relationships with their parents.

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Freedom's Gate (Dead Rivers Trilogy)

By Naomi Kritzer

From the acclaimed writer of Fires of the Faithful comes the story of an impetuous younger lady, freeborn in an international of slavery and magic. Twenty-year-old Lauria is the favourite aide to Kyros, a robust army officer. On his authority, she is messenger, observer, and undercover agent. yet now she is entrusted with a challenge extra harmful than any that experience come prior to Freedom's Gate.

After years of relative peace, observe has come to Kyros’s compound that the bandit tribe referred to as the Alashi is making plans an offensive. it's as much as Lauria to infiltrate the Alashi by way of posing as an escaped slave—a cost that calls for she serve within the loved ones of a neighboring officer. From there, she is going to degree an break out and proceed on in her guise as a runaway. yet posing as a slave—a virgin concubine,
no less—may end up the least of her issues. For no matter if she does break out and the Alashi do settle for her, how can this freeborn lady persuade them she is slave, now not secret agent? And, worse, what if her personal perspectives are progressively altering, calling every little thing she believes approximately her international into query?

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But For You (A Matter of Time Book 6)

By Mary Calmes

Sequel to Bulletproof

Jory Harcourt is eventually dwelling the dream. Being married to US Marshal Sam Kage has replaced him—it’s settled the tumult in their prior and adjusted Jory from a man who bails on the first signal of hassle to a guy who remains and weathers the hurricane. He and Sam have young children, a home within the burbs, and a badass minivan. Jory’s days of being an epicenter for catastrophe are over. family lifestyles is nice.

Which capability it is precisely the correct time for a shakeup at the domestic entrance. Sam’s ex turns up in an unforeseen position. a success guy climbs up their balcony at a kin reunion. and perhaps either one of these issues have whatever to do with a witness who disappeared a yr in the past. Marital bliss simply received a kick within the pants, yet Jory won’t allow someone take his family members clear of him. prior to he knew what it felt wish to have a house, he may have run. now not anymore. He is familiar with he and Sam have to deal with issues jointly, simply because that’s the one manner they’re going to make it.

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Even the Innocent

Salvatore Terranova is a instructor on the neighborhood highschool. He used to dwell within the enormous urban of Charlottetown yet by no means did meet the fellow of his desires. Jaded yet no longer defeated, Sal returns to Montague, thoroughly unaware that the mysterious new neighbor within the previous Victorian around the road is way greater than he turns out.

Having uprooted himself, Behr Kincaid settles in a small city, millions of kilometers from every little thing and everybody he is ever recognized. And with sturdy cause, simply because he wasn’t born with that identify. Behr consistently knew his brother used to be a felony, but if Maurizio killed Behr's husband of ten years, Behr gave up the lifestyles he had with the intention to see justice served. regardless of his new identification, Behr is aware the inevitable showdown will come whilst Maurizio tracks him down.

As Sal will get to grasp Behr, he realizes the guy is mendacity approximately greater than his identify. whereas Behr wonders if there is room for the reality, Sal desires to comprehend who he is falling in love with and needs to come to a decision if it may possibly bring about whatever yet a damaged heart.

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Contract with the World

By Jane Rule

In agreement with the area, the environment is Vancouver, and the time is the mid-1970s. advised from six various characters' issues of view, the radical describes the intersection among inventive motivation, own success, and sexual politics. A portrait painter, a sculptor, a legitimate musician, a would-be author -- those characters make offerings, as Rule's name indicates, that usually depart others out within the chilly, and occasionally supply a welcoming include.

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