James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Can a little black dress change everything in her life? Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos – until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far... and her next conquest could be her last.
James Lindsay offers a timely and comprehensive examination of the role the modern Congress plays in foreign policy. He shows how the resurgence of congressional activism marks a return to the pattern that was once the norm in American politics. He analyzes the distribution of decision-making authority in Congress and offers a broader understanding of how the United States will develop a new foreign policy for the post-Cold War world.
Referred to as the "Celestial Bodhisattva of Compassion," the Asian Goddess Kwan Yin manifests herself to those in need around the world in myriad forms. Sometimes encountered in the peacefulness of nature, other times seen as a benevolent caregiver, Kwan Yin is vast, yet readily accessible to each and every one of us whether we are experiencing our darkest moment or realizing a rare twinkling of transcendence. Throughout this book, powerful encounters with Kwan Yin are described in essays, poems, stories, and art work. With each page turned, you will find yourself recognizing how Kwan Yin's wise, compassionate energy has been impacting you all along and you will be inspired to further look for her in places you have previously discounted, including your own nature.
Hot and Tasty:The First Course, introduces you to lifelong friends, Sophia Richards and Julia Williams. Sophia is a beautiful full figured woman with no problems attracting men and avoids relationships at all costs.She is busy running her catering company Costes with her partner, Carmen. Her no relationship policy is tested when one of New York city's most captivating men, Antonio Lioni,of the Lioni real estate empire enters her life one summer night. Julia Williams is a devoted wife which is determined to keep her marriage together even though her husband is straying. When an unexpected encounter spirals her life out of control will Julia be able to recover and move forward? Hot and Tasty:The First Course is a story of friendship,family,love,passion and food. It is story on how even though life interrupts their chances at happiness they find a way to continue seeking it.