Chocolate

Sweet Science and Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat

Author: Kay Frydenborg

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544175662

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

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A fascinating account for teen readers that captures the history, science, and economic and cultural implications of the harvesting of cacao and creation of chocolate. Readers ofChew On This and The Omnivore's Dilemma will savor this rich exposé.
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Dark Secrets of the New Age

Satan's Plan for a One World Religion

Author: Texe W. Marrs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780891074212

Category: Religion

Page: 286

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Texe Marrs has written an expose' of the New Age Movement in which he argues that leadership has embarked on a mission to gain influence in every facet of society, from the entertainment industry to public schools to government.
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The Dark Secret

Author: May Agnes Fleming

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Incest

Page: 283

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The Dark Secrets of the Witch: The Book of Shadows

Author: Leena Klammer

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 138722736X

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Learn that it is safe to embrace the sacred dark, for there is much wisdom there. As a matter of fact, much is taken from my own personal Book of Shadows, where I reveal the inner mysteries of rites, beliefs and also the practices of the Old Religion. This book, The Book of Shadows will challenge your own perceptions as you explore the Eleusinian Mysteries, and begin to understand the role of the journey to the underworld. You will gain a new sense of the rich heritage that was passed on from the Old Ways in Southern Italy. Also in this Book are comparatives of different religions and how at the core they all connect together as one. Some examples of the exploration of this include: the resurrection of Jesus and the return of Persephone to the land of the living. Shedding new light on how both are an allegory of the journey of the soul. The Old Ways have their roots in the Indus Valley, it is delved into; where by speculating that they then eventually traveled to other lands.
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Secrets & Sapphires

Author: Leila Rasheed

Publisher: Hot Key Books

ISBN: 1471400875

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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DOWNTON ABBEY meets GOSSIP GIRL in this racy first instalment of an exciting new sequence One house, two worlds, dark secrets... The year is 1910. For the past decade, the Averley family has lived a life of luxury in India, but now they must return to Lord Averley's ancestral estate, the sprawling, majestically beautiful Somerton Court. As the household staff hastily prepare for the family's arrival, they receive shocking news: Lord Averley is bringing back a fiancée with three children of her own, and on top of that, there are rumours of a terrible scandal surrounding Lord Averley's resignation as Lieutenant Governor of Bengal. As the family settles in, tensions arise both upstairs and downstairs. Lady Ada must choose between her honour and her heart, Sebastian must fend off ruinous threats from a former servant (and lover...) and gentle housemaid Rose will find herself at the centre of a scandal so enormous it could destroy the Averleys' reputation forever. With plenty of scheming, scandal and sauciness, SECRETS & SAPPHIRES is a thrilling period-drama perfect for fans of Jilly Cooper and DOWNTON ABBEY.
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Nixon's Darkest Secrets

The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President

Author: Don Fulsom

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429941367

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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A veteran White House reporter reveals our 37th president was even more sinister and haunted than we knew. Richard Nixon left the White House in 1974 as our most disgraced president, but the American people never knew the full extent of his demons, deceptions, paranoia, prejudices, hatreds, and chicanery. Calling on his work in covering Nixon, scores of interviews with members of Congress, White House staffers, and others close to our nation's thirty-seventh president, and invaluable, newly declassified documents and recordings, veteran journalist Don Fulsom sheds new light on "Tricky Dick." The author's revelations include: - That the future president sabotaged the 1968 peace talks for political gain - By the time Nixon became president in 1969, he had linked to the mob for more than two decades and, as president, had a close connection with New Orleans boss Carlos Marcello, the most powerful Mafioso in the nation - The president had a drinking problem and top aides referred to him as "Our Drunk"- Nixon had a misogynist streak and was abusive toward first lady Pat Nixon - The intimate and possibly homosexual nature of Nixon's relationship with confidante Charles "Bebe" Rebozo, a banker with mob ties -Testimony alleging that the president had ordered the killing of White House reporter Jack Anderson Fulsom's examination of these and other startling aspects of Nixon's personal and political dimensions paint an unflinching portrait of a leader who was once the most powerful man in the world. Nixon's Darkest Secrets provides a chilling final chapter in literature on our most troubled president.
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Blank Spots on the Map

The Dark Geography of the Pentagon's Secret World

Author: Trevor Paglen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101011491

Category: History

Page: 352

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Welcome to a top-level clearance world that doesn't exist...Now with updated material for the paperback edition. This is the adventurous, insightful, and often chilling story of a road trip through a shadow nation of state secrets, clandestine military bases, black sites, hidden laboratories, and top-secret agencies that make up what insiders call the "black world." Here, geographer and provocateur Trevor Paglen knocks on the doors of CIA prisons, stakes out a covert air base in Nevada from a mountaintop 30 miles away, dissects the Defense Department's multibillion dollar "black" budget, and interviews those who live on the edges of these blank spots. Whether Paglen reports from a hotel room in Vegas, a secret prison in Kabul, or a trailer in Shoshone Indian territory, he is impassioned, rigorous, relentless-and delivers eye-opening details.
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Big Dreams and Dark Secrets in Chimayó

A Novel

Author: Gilberto Benito Córdova

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 9780826340757

Category: Fiction

Page: 307

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The mythological saga of Flaco Salvador Cascabel Natividad, a native of Chimayo, New Mexico, and his encounters with alcohol, his community, and ultimately, himself.
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Dark Secrets

Choosing Your Child's Sports Coach

Author: Suziann Reid

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481755919

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 172

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Kirkus Review A competitive runner’s instruction manual for young athletes and their parents. Internationally ranked runner and professional sports advisor Reid, in her debut, presents an upbeat, thoroughly detailed guide for parents who dream of shepherding their children into the world of professional sports—or who already have a child entering that world. Using charts, photos and inspirational quotes, Reid takes her readers through the basics of body growth, nutrition and training practices. She also provides an insider’s look at the process of developing a varied training regimen, maintaining a positive outlook (she points out that most of the worst obstacles a young athlete may face will be mental, not physical), creating a well-balanced diet, and, as the book’s title indicates, researching and selecting the right coach. As a complement to coach selection, she also provides parents with a knowledgeable guide to the various illegal performance-enhancing substances that haunt the professional sports world; the dangers and side effects of steroids, stimulants, diuretics and others are given a complete rundown. The brief book also provides common-sense instructions for more advanced athletes who face the prospect of hiring professional managers. The book’s tone is optimistic and avowedly Christian throughout (many section headings are Biblical quotations), and its focus is highly specialized: Reid admits that her book was “written to encourage you as parents in how to support and guide your upcoming superstar athletes,” and the book shows little interest in young athletes who don’t aspire to “an Olympic or a professional career.” Some parents may object to Reid’s assertion that “without competition, there wouldn’t be sports,” or her declaration that “winning is about an athlete asserting superiority in an event—demonstrating it, publicly.” That said, even parents who primarily want their children to enjoy sports, rather than single-mindedly focus on them, will likely find a wealth of useful information in these pages. A focused, goal-oriented handbook for young pro-sports hopefuls.
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Dark Worlds

Author: Bryan Kovach

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 142694747X

Category: Fiction

Page: 572

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When Val Anna Naruna vanishes in 1901, her parents believe she is dead, and they are unaware that her friend Taran had entrusted her with a secret stone. More than one hundred years later, Val Anna mysteriously reappears on the Auriga, a spacecraft buried deep beneath the Canaanite city of Hazor. Val Anna's stone holds the key to a destiny. The stones were one before they were broken. Then the War of Destroying Fire came, and the Ban followed. Now, 150,000 years later, the power that was divided and hidden is awakening. Its arrival threatens the Earth, fracturing time and space into countless dark worlds. In this sequel to "Dark Mirror, " scientists Seijung Ford and Hannah Aston join the covert Foundation Technologies International group on an expedition to the bottom of the Atlantic at a secret location in international waters. Though granted little explanation for the location or the presence of company paramilitaries, Ford and Aston soon discover the truth their corporate sponsors have been hiding from them all along.
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Allgemeine Botanik für Dummies

Author: Rene Fester Kratz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527668098

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Von der Wurzel bis zum Blatt – alles, was die Botanik zu bieten hat Ohne Pflanzen wäre das Leben des Menschen auf der Erde undenkbar – sie dienen als Nahrung, Sauerstoffund Energielieferant, Baustoff und Heilmittel. Dieses Buch gibt Ihnen einen umfassenden und leicht verständ - lichen Überblick über die Botanik, von den zellbiologischen Grundlagen über die verschiedenen Pflanzen - gewebe und -strukturen bis hin zu Physiologie, Genetik, Systematik und Ökologie. Themen wie Biodiversität, Biotechnologie und die Bedeutung von Pflanzen für den Menschen runden das Buch ab. So ist Allgemeine Botanik für Dummies das Richtige für Sie – egal ob Sie studieren oder sich einfach für Botanik interessieren.
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The Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher

Author: Colin Fletcher

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0804152454

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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In books such as The Complete Walker and The Man Who Walked Through Time, Colin Fletcher has established a reputation as a literate and witty apostle of roughing it. His newest book is a highly personal celebration of solitary backpacking (and day walking, too), in the wild places of the world, and of all the attendant pleasures: of finding a foothold in difficult terrain, of catching a glimpse of an unsuspecting coyote, of healing the wounds that civilization inevitably inflicts on human nature —of simply “mucking about.” Overflowing with fresh descriptions of nature and with the wisdom of a curmudgeonly Thoreau, this book is a must for backpackers and all unconstrained spirits.
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The Dark Secrets of Rebecca Marie

Author: R. M. Mendez

Publisher: Destiny's Warriors

ISBN: 1450516572

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 274

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This story is about a child growing up in a world of abuse that led her to become an ongoing victim as an adult. Rebecca falls to the stereotypical battered-wife syndrome. She struggles to survive in world of starvation, brutal beatings, and humiliation that excels to rape and entrapment. You will come away from this feeling the human spirit's ability to survive both physically and emotionally.This book has been revised as of April 2011, to correct grammar and spelling errors.
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The Secret Worlds of Stephen Ward

Sex, Scandal and Deadly Secrets in the Profumo Affair

Author: Anthony Summers,Stephen Dorril

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472216636

Category: History

Page: 352

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The Profumo Affair was the political scandal of the twentieth century. The Tory War Minister, John Profumo, had been sleeping with the teenage Christine Keeler, while at the same time she had been sleeping with a Russian spy. The ensuing investigation revealed a secret world where titled men and prostitutes mixed, of orgies and S&M parties. The revelations rocked the British establishment to its core and lead to the resignation of the Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. And seemingly at the centre of it all was one man, Dr Stephen Ward. Stephen Ward was many things to many people. He was a successful osteopath to an establishment list of clients. He was a part-time artist who had drawn portraits of members of the Royal Family. To some he was a 'provider of popsies to rich people'; a man who knews lots of pretty girls of flexible morals. And finally, when the scandal came crashing down on the government, he was a scapegoat, put on trial and, ultimately, hounded to his death. The Secret Worlds of Stephen Ward is the definitive investigation into the Profumo scandal and the life and mysterious death of the man at its heart.
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Dark Secret

Number 15 in series

Author: Christine Feehan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748116796

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Colby Jansen has been raising her step-siblings, Ginny and Paul, single-handedly since her beloved stepfather, Armando Chevez, died. She's also been working herself into the ground to keep the family ranch running, but now she's got a real fight on her hands. Members of the Chevez family, along with two of the powerful De La Cruz brothers, for whom Colby's family has worked for centuries, arrive at her door, intending to take custody of the children and dispose of the ranch. For ancient Carpathian Rafael De La Cruz, the world has become dark, and he is in danger of turning vampire. But when he meets Colby, he knows immediately that she is the one who could save him. Colby finds the handsome Rafael threatening but, against her better judgement, she is also irresistibly drawn to him. They quickly find that they are an equal match in terms of fiery temperament and stubbornness, but when an ancient and powerful vampire begins stalking Colby and her family, she and Rafael combine forces to combat a deadly evil...
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The Darkest Secret

A Novel

Author: Alex Marwood

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101992689

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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“If there has been a better mystery-suspense story written in this decade, I can’t think of it . . . transcend[s] the genre.” —Stephen King “A cruel and cunning mystery . . . Plot-twisting, mind-altering and monstrously funny.” —The New York Times Book Review The latest gripping psychological thriller from Edgar Award winner Alex Marwood When a child goes missing at an opulent house party, it makes international news. But what really happened behind those closed doors? Twelve years ago, Mila Jackson’s three-year-old half-sister Coco disappeared during their father’s fiftieth birthday celebration, leaving behind her identical twin Ruby as the only witness. The girls’ father, Sean, was wealthy and influential, as were the friends gathered at their seaside vacation home for the weekend’s debauchery. The case ignited a media frenzy and forever changed the lives of everyone involved. Now, Sean Jackson is dead, and the people who were present that terrible night must gather once more for a funeral that will reveal that the secrets of the past can never stay hidden. Perfectly paced all the way through its devastating conclusion, The Darkest Secret is one that fans of Gillian Flynn and Liane Moriarty won’t be able to put down.
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Dark Secrets

Author: Anthony Masters

Publisher: James Currey Publishers

ISBN: 9780435115418

Category:

Page: 80

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Literacy World is evolving with the renewed Framework to provide all the support you need to deliver Shared Reading and Writing, Guided Reading, ICT and Speaking and Listening at Key Stage 2/P4-7. A wealth of quality resources, exceptional teacher support and complete differentiation makes Literacy World your only choice for fiction and non-fiction at Key Stage 2/P4-7.
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The Darkest Secret

Author: Gena Showalter

Publisher: HQN Books

ISBN: 1460399633

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Though they carry an eternal curse, the Lords of the Underworld are irresistibly seductive—and unimaginably powerful… Don't miss a single book in this stunning paranormal series from New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter! Keeper of the demon of Secrets, Amun can manipulate the darkest thoughts of anyone nearby. But when the immortal warrior is chained and isolated to protect those he loves, death is his only hope of release—until he meets Haidee, a fellow prisoner whose beauty and hidden vulnerability draw him into a reckless test of his loyalty…. Haidee is a demon-assassin, raised to despise Amun's kind. Yet how can she hate the man whose touch sets her aflame? But to save him, she must give herself body and soul…and face the wrath of a powerful adversary sworn to destroy her. Book 7 of Lords of the Underworld. Originally published in 2011.
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