Description : Examines the life and works of the young adult fiction author, discussing the themes and characters found in his works.
Description : He’ll do anything to wed his princess… Even if it means stealing her away! Shy palace governess Olivia Taylor spends her life being overlooked. Until the night brooding Prince Zayed spirits her away! To reclaim his country, Zayed must wed his betrothed. But when it becomes clear that Olivia is the wrong bride, can they put their mistake right? And with such heated chemistry between them, do they want to…?
Description : Bestselling author Jude Deveraux surrounds a regal heroine with the intrigue and excitement of a forbidden love in this lush, romantic tale of adventure and passion. Her name is Aria...a beautiful, arrogant princess from a small European kingdom. Stranded in a storm of intrigue near the Florida Keys, she is swept ashore and into the arms of dashing J.T. Montgomery, an officer of the United States Navy. Disdainful at first, Aria is secretly tantalized by the handsome Lieutenant’s brash independence...and beneath her proud reserve, J.T. discovers a woman of sensuous fire. To escape her enemies, they return to her royal domain—with Aria posing as an American bride. But if their daring charade succeeds, Aria will have to choose—between the kingdom she was born to rule, and the man she was destined to love…
Description : The only security book to be chosen as a Dr. Dobbs Jolt Award Finalist since Bruce Schneier's Secrets and Lies and Applied Cryptography! Adam Shostack is responsible for security development lifecycle threat modeling at Microsoft and is one of a handful of threat modeling experts in the world. Now, he is sharing his considerable expertise into this unique book. With pages of specific actionable advice, he details how to build better security into the design of systems, software, or services from the outset. You'll explore various threat modeling approaches, find out how to test your designs against threats, and learn effective ways to address threats that have been validated at Microsoft and other top companies. Systems security managers, you'll find tools and a framework for structured thinking about what can go wrong. Software developers, you'll appreciate the jargon-free and accessible introduction to this essential skill. Security professionals, you'll learn to discern changing threats and discover the easiest ways to adopt a structured approach to threat modeling. Provides a unique how-to for security and software developers who need to design secure products and systems and test their designs Explains how to threat model and explores various threat modeling approaches, such as asset-centric, attacker-centric and software-centric Provides effective approaches and techniques that have been proven at Microsoft and elsewhere Offers actionable how-to advice not tied to any specific software, operating system, or programming language Authored by a Microsoft professional who is one of the most prominent threat modeling experts in the world As more software is delivered on the Internet or operates on Internet-connected devices, the design of secure software is absolutely critical. Make sure you're ready with Threat Modeling: Designing for Security.
Description : This is a chronology of the most famous songs from the years before rock 'n' roll. The top hits for each year are described, including vital information such as song origin, artist(s), and chart information. For many songs, the author includes any web or library holdings of sheet music covers, musical scores, and free audio files. An extensive collection of biographical sketches follows, providing performing credits, relevant professional awards, and brief biographies for hundreds of the era's most popular performers, lyricists, and composers. Includes an alphabetical song index and bibliography.
Description : This trip to Paris is Ford’s last chance to propose, or Charley going to cut her losses and move on. Texan mud hen Charley Parkhurst has been dating moneyed, gorgeous Ford Dalio for five wonderful years, but everyone is getting antsy because he hasn’t proposed. She has been getting pressure from every direction. Her friends are about to stage an intervention. Charley loves Ford and wants to marry him, but he has never committed to anything beyond the next few months with her. When Ford whisks Charley away for a weekend in Paris to crash a royal wedding, just like when they used to sneak backstage at rock concerts in college, will Paris be the perfect place for Ford to finally propose, or will Charley dump him and move on with her life? This is a stand-alone short story with a happy ending. The characters are connected to Blair Babylon’s bestselling Billionaires in Disguise: Rae series, but you don’t need to have read it to enjoy this story. But if you would like to, the first episode is free! From the author: I wrote this just after I had gotten home from Paris, when I was in love with the whole city. Paris is the city of light and love, and that’s how I think of it. Google Keywords: Paris, France, series, short story, billionaire, romance, new adult, royalty, prince, suspense, thriller, international, 21st Century, historical, women's fiction, dating, relationships, Paris, love Paris, memories of Paris, alpha male, hot men, new adult, billionaire, rich wealthy, royalty, aristocrat, prince, millionaire, women's fiction, historical, 21st century, quick read, short, serial, romance, suspense, thriller, erotic romance, new adult, college, suspense, humor, funny, billionaire, rich, wealthy, romance, erotic romance, female protagonist, racy, legal, law, secret, love triangle, suspense, thriller, free book, free romance books, alpha male, erotic literature, erotic fiction books, bad boy erotica, billionaire romance, romance, cheap romance books, great romance books, new romance books, new books, cheap romance book, cheap romance ebook, new romance ebooks, billionaires in disguise, rock stars in disguise, box set, anthology, boxed set, great deal, bestseller, bestselling, 99c, free, freebie, great deal, new adult, sweet, lover, love, romance, romantic, billionaire, royalty, rock star, suspense, contemporary, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, collection, best seller, bestselling, author, free download, free PDF, PDF download, torrent, bittorrent
Description : Surrender may seem like the least likely path to a victorious life, but in the kingdom of God it happens to be the only way. We've been conditioned to think that surrender makes us weak. But nothing is further from the truth. Surrender to God gives you access to the very life you are searching for. It gives you the power to overcome suffering, it unlocks your identity, and it helps you realize that the past cannot hold you, trials cannot destroy you, and your future is sure. With inspirational stories and practical tips, As You Wish shows you how to surrender to God, do less on your own, and rely on Him to accomplish more than you ever thought possible. Jesus did not only speak about surrender; He also lived it. He asks us to do the same. Let go of your plans, liberate your aspirations, and release the dreams you have for your life. Love the Lord your God with reckless abandon, without reservation or personal agenda. This is surrender. Every day it's saying to God, "As You wish."
Description : Awakened by his kiss... Ordinary Briar Harcourt is horrified to discover her life is a lie – she is in fact a long–lost princess, sent into hiding to escape a forced marriage to a brutal king. But now his son, Prince Felipe, has found Briar and is determined to claim her as his bride! Marriage to Briar will give Felipe the power he was born for: her compliance is non–negotiable. But his searing, uncontrollable desire for her is unexpected and he'll use all his formidable charisma to seduce her into surrender!