Beholden (Book Two in the Belonging Duet)

Author: Corinne Michaels

Publisher: BAAE Publishing

ISBN: 1942834039

Category: Fiction

Page: 369

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I tried resisting him. I fought to ensure history wouldn’t repeat itself. In the end, Jackson and I knew he would win. He broke down my walls, obliterated every excuse, and made me love him against all odds. Then he shattered my heart into thousands of pieces. I can’t let him back in. It was hard enough surrendering my heart the first time. If he hurts me again, I’ll never survive. No matter what he thinks, we’re beholden to our past.

Beholden: A Marlowe Black Mystery

Author: Gabriel FW Koch

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 1478792191

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Marlowe Black, a WWII combat veteran, walks the streets of New York with a PI license to serve justice, a .45 automatic and his fists to enforce it, and a steely determination to solve a case…regardless of the consequences. When a stranger’s body mysteriously lands in his office after a long Fourth of July weekend, Black is determined to learn why, regardless of what New York City cops say or do. As bullets fly, he hunts the killer through a maze of government agents, missing Russian gold coins, Nazi SS fugitives, dangerous greed, and women worth fighting for and knowing intimately. But to succeed, Black must right an old mistake, make a heart-wrenching discovery, and wrestle with a decision to adhere to personal principles of honor that will force him to look beyond love and death. Beholden paints a grim picture of American city life, corruption, and death. And with a morally insecure protagonist and an irresistible love interest, this hard-boiled detective novel promises to be darkly satisfying.

Beholden

Author: Lesley Crewe

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing (CN)

ISBN: 9781771086561

Category: Fiction

Page: 364

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The story begins with Nell, the "spinster on the hill" near St. Peter's, Cape Breton. Scarred by her own childhood, she swears she could never love a child and that she will never marry, denying herself a life with the man she loves. She's proven wrong when a baby is born just down the road from her. Her love of little Jane, despite herself, propels us forward through generations trying to untangle their own traumas and secrets. As real as our own family dramas, Beholden is full of Lesley Crewe's trademark laugh-out-loud moments, heartbreaking losses, incredible women with unbreakable friendships, and the sweet wildness of Cape Breton.

Beholden

Author: Clare Littleford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743441052

Category: County officials and employees

Page: 336

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Peter is a planning officer at Nottingham City Council. Every day, as he boards the bus for work, he notices a girl who gets on at the same stop and spends the journey scribbling furiously in a battered notebook. One day she doesn't get off at her usual stop, but dashes off to the railway station instead, leaving her notebook on the bus. Peter picks it up and starts to read. When the girl (Sophie) goes missing and the police are called in, Peter, having read her journal, knows more about her than anyone else. He also knows that the truth about what finally happened to Sophie is a truth he must keep entirely to himself.

Beholden

Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights

Author: Susan R. Holman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199827761

Category: Medical

Page: 301

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Winner of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Religion Global health efforts today are usually shaped by two very different ideological approaches: a human rights-based approach to health and equity-often associated with public health, medicine, or economic development activities; or a religious or humanitarian "aid" approach motivated by personal beliefs about charity, philanthropy, missional dynamics, and humanitarian "mercy." The underlying differences between these two approaches can create tensions and even outright hostility that undermines the best intentions of those involved. In Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights, Susan R. Holman--a scholar in both religion and the history of medicine--challenges this traditional polarization by telling stories designed to help shape a new perspective on global health, one that involves a multidisciplinary integration of religion and culture with human rights and social justice. The book's six chapters range broadly, describing pilgrimage texts in the Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic traditions; the effect of ministry and public policy on nineteenth-century health care for the poor; the story of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as it shaped economic, social, and cultural rights; a "religious health assets" approach based in Southern Africa; and the complex dynamics of gift exchange in the modern faith-based focus on charity, community, and the common good. Holman's study serves as an insightful guide for students and practitioners interested in improving and broadening the scope of global health initiatives, with an eye towards having the greatest impact possible.

Beholden

Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights

Author: Susan R. Holman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190228237

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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Winner of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Religion Global health efforts today are usually shaped by two very different ideological approaches: a human rights-based approach to health and equity-often associated with public health, medicine, or economic development activities; or a religious or humanitarian "aid" approach motivated by personal beliefs about charity, philanthropy, missional dynamics, and humanitarian "mercy." The underlying differences between these two approaches can create tensions and even outright hostility that undermines the best intentions of those involved. In Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights, Susan R. Holman--a scholar in both religion and the history of medicine--challenges this traditional polarization by telling stories designed to help shape a new perspective on global health, one that involves a multidisciplinary integration of religion and culture with human rights and social justice. The book's six chapters range broadly, describing pilgrimage texts in the Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic traditions; the effect of ministry and public policy on nineteenth-century health care for the poor; the story of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as it shaped economic, social, and cultural rights; a "religious health assets" approach based in Southern Africa; and the complex dynamics of gift exchange in the modern faith-based focus on charity, community, and the common good. Holman's study serves as an insightful guide for students and practitioners interested in improving and broadening the scope of global health initiatives, with an eye towards having the greatest impact possible.

Beholden

A Poem As Long As the River

Author: Fred Wah,Rita Wong

Publisher: Talonbooks

ISBN: 9781772012118

Category: Poetry

Page: 144

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Stemming from a 114-foot-long installation, Beholden: A Poem As Long As the River by acclaimed poets Fred Wah and Rita Wong aim to synthesize the poets' experiences along the Columbia River with analyses of contemporary and historical research material, thereby contributing to a larger dialogue around the river through visual art, writing and public engagement.

The Beholden State

California’s Lost Promise and How to Recapture It

Author: Brian C. Anderson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442223448

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

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California is at a tipping point. Severe budget deficits, unsustainable pension costs, heavy taxes, cumbersome regulation, struggling cities, and distressed public schools are but a few of the challenges that policymakers must address for the state to remain a beacon of business innovation and economic opportunity. City Journal has for years been cataloging the political and economic issues of our nation's largest metropolitan areas, and in this collection compiled and introduced by City Journal editor Brian C. Anderson, the cracks in California's flawed policy plans are displayed in detail, and analyzed by a diverse set of experts in the state's design. While there is plenty of literature on California’s history, topography, and attractions, The Beholden State: California's Lost Promise and How to Recapture It is the first book examining in rigorous detail how a place seen just a generation ago as the dynamic engine of the American future could, through bad policy ideas, find itself with among the highest unemployment rates and poorest educational outcomes in the country. The book is as thoroughly analytical as it is pragmatically proscriptive, complete with policy solutions mapping the way forward for a struggling state.

Beholden

Author: Kris T. Bethke

Publisher: JMS Books LLC

ISBN: 1634866061

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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Julian Thomas made the unpopular decision to become Beholden and focus his magic only on scrying. Because of it, he’s the best at his job and the top scryer for the Department of Extranormal and Magical Affairs. Which why Investigations Agent Wes Caldwell goes right to Julian for help locating a missing person. When Wes needs to use his magic to boost Julian’s, they find a magical resonance between them that quickly leads to more. Julian doesn’t want to move too fast, but Wes knows Julian is it for him. He’s fine with waiting, as long as Julian stays close as they work through it. But then Julian falls ill, and it’s clear there’s a magical reason. Wes will stop at nothing to find out what’s plaguing Julian, and when they realize just how deep the plot goes, they have more questions than answers. Magic is increasing in the world, and no one can figure out why. Julian and Wes have found love, but will it be enough to get them through what’s to come?

Beholden

Author: Pat Warren

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 0446569356

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Terry was fleeing the murder she had seen, up to a mountain hideaway. Before she realised it she was hiding behind a new identity made by Luke Tanner. But her life was still in danger. Soon they were both on the run, and falling irrevocably in love.

The Beholden State

California’s Lost Promise and How to Recapture It

Author: Brian C. Anderson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442223448

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

View: 3860

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California is at a tipping point. Severe budget deficits, unsustainable pension costs, heavy taxes, cumbersome regulation, struggling cities, and distressed public schools are but a few of the challenges that policymakers must address for the state to remain a beacon of business innovation and economic opportunity. City Journal has for years been cataloging the political and economic issues of our nation's largest metropolitan areas, and in this collection compiled and introduced by City Journal editor Brian C. Anderson, the cracks in California's flawed policy plans are displayed in detail, and analyzed by a diverse set of experts in the state's design. While there is plenty of literature on California’s history, topography, and attractions, The Beholden State: California's Lost Promise and How to Recapture It is the first book examining in rigorous detail how a place seen just a generation ago as the dynamic engine of the American future could, through bad policy ideas, find itself with among the highest unemployment rates and poorest educational outcomes in the country. The book is as thoroughly analytical as it is pragmatically proscriptive, complete with policy solutions mapping the way forward for a struggling state.

Beholden to the Throne

Author: Carol Marinelli

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 146030053X

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Outspoken nanny Amy Bannester seems to forget that servitude and silence should go hand in hand. But Sheikh Emir can think of more pleasurable uses for her luscious mouth.… Despite their all-consuming passion, the rules governing the desert kingdom of Alzan make it impossible for her to wear his crown. He lost his first wife as she gave birth to his precious twin daughters, but Emir must have a male heir for his lineage to continue—and it's the one thing that Amy can't give him.…

Beholden

Author: Misha O'Hara-Manley

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781720029588

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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She awoke in this forest months ago. She does not know who she is. She does not where she is. She does not know why she is there.The only thing she knows for certain is that she cannot leave.There are embers of the past in every inch of the abandoned house. Embers that promise to set ablaze the eager kindling of her memory. So many times she's come close, yet at the crucial moment the spark dies and she is once more left in darkness. She is here for a reason. She will uncover it.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~In another time, Detective Judy Norris works to solve the case of a missing girl and her mother, both of whom vanished in plain sight. The veteran agent of the law discovers that it is but one of many disappearances along the rural Pennsylvania roads that surround a small town. A town that is not mentioned on most maps. A town nestled deep within the forest.What she finds will surpass all other challenges she has faced this far.Both women will discover that there is so much more to life than they imagined.Especially when one looks beneath the skin.

Everness Dawn

Chronicle 1: the Beholden

Author: Jay Gats

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781467562089

Category:

Page: N.A

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Beholden to Gretel

Naughty Erotic Lesbian Fairy Tales

Author: Jacinta Laurenti

Publisher: Jacinta Laurenti

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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Beholden to You

Author: Carlie Sexton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989471091

Category:

Page: 222

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On the heels of tragic loss, the stunning and innocent Natalie Mason, meets handsome business mogul Mac Carter. As Natalie attempts to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, circumstances beyond her control draw her and Mac into a situation she wants kept secret. The two are a matched set having both experienced immense loss in their lives. Uncertain of what she should do, she decides to give fate a chance, opening her heart to Mac, who just wants to love her. But the past, who often times takes no prisoners, rears its ugly head in a double dose. Mac's ex-girlfriend cannot accept that their love affair is over and takes drastic measures through deception and blackmail to ensure that Mac will be hers. Natalie, on the other hand, has to face the one responsible for her sister's death. As her journey begins to bring justice and closure, the past transports to her feet an unexpected surprise-a long lost love desiring to posses her as his once again. Will Mac and Natalie's newly blossoming love be able to endure what the past has delivered or will the victors of their hearts be the old flames who are staking their claim?

Consolation (Book One in the Consolation Duet)

Author: Corinne Michaels

Publisher: BAAE Publishing

ISBN: 1942834047

Category: Fiction

Page: 301

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Liam wasn’t supposed to be my happily ever after. He wasn’t even on my radar. He was my husband’s best friend—forbidden. But my husband is dead and I’m alone. I ache for him and I reach for Liam. One night with Liam changed everything. Now I have to decide if I truly love him or if he’s just the consolation prize.

One Summer Night

An Indecent Proposition / Beholden to the Throne / Hers for One Night Only?

Author: Carol Marinelli

Publisher: Mills & Boon

ISBN: 9781760371401

Category:

Page: 552

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An Indecent Proposition Zander Kargas developed his drive to succeed first from his father's cruel fists, then from living on the streets. He's fought for everything, and few challenges remain...or so he thinks! Charlotte is Zander's secretary and the only woman to fire his blood. Zander assumes he can acquire her by reaching into his wallet -- except Charlotte can't be bought. So Zander must entice her...starting with an indecent proposition! Beholden To The Throne Outspoken nanny Amy Bannester seems to forget that servitude and silence should go hand in hand. But Sheikh Emir can think of more pleasurable uses for her luscious mouth... Despite their passion, the rules of the Alzan desert kingdom make it impossible for her to wear his crown. He lost his first wife as she gave birth to his precious twin daughters, but Emir must have a male heir for his lineage to continue -- and it's the one thing that Amy can't give him... Hers For One Night Only? After a traumatic day at work, paediatrician Dominic Mansfield arrives at a colleague's party craving escape. Emotionally vulnerable isn't his usual type, but the shadows in nurse Bridgette's eyes intrigue him. Dominic's flings never last more than one night, no matter how hot, yet the next day he finds himself knocking on Bridgette's door -- and hears the sound of a crying baby!