How to Handle a Scandal

How to Handle a Scandal Author Emily Greenwood
ISBN-10 9781492613695
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 384
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They thought the debutante was scandalous Miss Elizabeth Tarryton was the toast of the London Season the year she was seventeen and spurned young Tommy Halifax. A careless flirt who didn't know what she wanted, she was startled into laughter by his public proposal of marriage. Furious and heartbroken, Tommy promptly left home for a life of adventure in India. If they only knew about the widow Seven years later, Elizabeth has much to make up for, but the methods she chooses for doing good are as shocking as her earlier wanton behavior—should the ton ever find out. Tommy returns to England a hero, with no intention of allowing himself to be hurt by a woman ever again, but he's fascinated nonetheless by Elizabeth, now widowed and more alluring than ever. Praise for The Beautiful One: "Greenwood's mix of sweet romance and sensuality, blended with an engaging plot and charming characters, is certain to enchant." —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "[A] beautifully penned story rife with emotion, sensuality... tender romance and true love, providing readers with a tale they will not soon forget." —Romance Junkies

Truth to Tell

Truth to Tell Author Lanny J. Davis
ISBN-10 9780684864136
Release 1999-08-06
Pages 288
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On a November afternoon in 1996, Lanny Davis got a phone call that would change his life. It was from a top aide at the White House, asking him if he was interested in joining the president's senior staff. Within a few short weeks he had signed on as special counsel to the president. Fourteen months later, his tour of duty almost over, he got another phone call, this time from a Washington Post reporter who asked, "Have you ever heard the name Monica Lewinsky?" In the time between those two phone calls, Davis received an extraordinary political education. As President Bill Clinton's chief spokesman for handling "scandal matters" he had the unenviable job of briefing reporters and answering their pointed questions on the most embarrassing allegations against the president and his aides, from charges of renting out the Lincoln Bedroom, to stories of selling plots in Arlington Cemetery, from irregular campaign fundraising to sexual improprieties. He was the White House's first line of defense against the press corps and the reporters' first point of entry to an increasingly reticent administration. His delicate task was to remain credible to both sides while surviving the inevitable crossfire. Upon entering the White House, Davis discovered that he was never going to be able to turn bad news into good news, but he could place the bad news in its proper context and work with reporters to present a fuller picture. While some in the White House grew increasingly leery of helping a press corps that they regarded as hostile, Davis moved in the opposite direction, pitching unfavorable stories to reporters and helping them garner the facts to write those stories accurately. Most surprisingly of all, he realized that to do his job properly, he sometimes had to turn himself into a reporter within the White House, interviewing his colleagues and ferreting out information. Along the way, he learned the true lessons of why politicians, lawyers, and reporters so often act at cross-purposes and gained some remarkable and counterintuitive insights into why this need not be the case. Searching out the facts wherever he could find them, even if he had to proceed covertly, Davis discovered that he could simultaneously help the reporters do their jobs and not put the president in legal or political jeopardy. With refreshing candor, Davis admits his own mistakes and reveals those instances where he dug a deeper hole for himself by denying the obvious and obfuscating the truth. And in a powerful reassessment of the scandal that led to the president's impeachment, Davis suggests that if the White House had been more receptive to these same hard-won lessons, the Monica Lewinsky story might not have come so close to bringing down an otherwise popular president. For as Davis learned above all, you can always make a bad story better by telling it early, telling it all, and telling it yourself.

Sex on the Beach

Sex on the Beach Author Mark Brady
ISBN-10 1518897207
Release 2016-03-17
Pages 246
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John Wallace, a young pastor in the Florida panhandle, has had a rough day. To smooth his ruffled feathers, his girlfriend walks him along the beach to enjoy its beauty. At a secluded spot they stop and have sex. So far, so good. Unfortunately, a deputy sheriff is nearby, hears them, sees them, and arrests them, setting off a scandal that all of Notlaw County is going to be talking about.

Heir to Scandal

Heir to Scandal Author Andrea Laurence
ISBN-10 9781460338698
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 192
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"Yes, you have a son." The past is about to catch up with Congressman Xander Langston…in more ways than one. While his reelection campaign is in full swing, unidentified remains surface on his family's farm and scandal ensues. Yet, when he returns home, it's his reunion with Rose Pierce that's consuming all his waking thoughts. His high school sweetheart has blossomed into a radiant beauty. The thrill of first love that Xander had once dismissed is proving to be a more enduring proposition. But Rose has a secret, too—will it put a stop to their second chance and derail his career for good? Be sure to read other scandalous stories from the Secrets of Eden series by Andrea Laurence, only from Harlequin® Desire! UNDENIABLE DEMANDS A BEAUTY UNCOVERED HER SECRET HUSBAND

Lessons from the Top

Lessons from the Top Author Gavin Esler
ISBN-10 9781847658470
Release 2012-08-30
Pages 253
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Great leaders have always understood the power of stories. Through the stories they tell, the most successful leaders educate, persuade and bring about change, but we rarely have the background knowledge to explore how they do so. In this hugely insightful guide to getting to the top, leading journalist Gavin Esler presents first-hand knowledge of the secrets of those who achieve power based on over thirty years' experience interviewing world famous figures from Bill Clinton to Angelina Jolie. Introducing the questions every leader must answer - and the elements that the best stories must contain - Esler explains how creating a leadership story can promote success at all levels, whether running for the United States presidency or applying for a place at university. Spanning fields from business and culture to the military and even taking in lessons from terrorism, Lessons from the Top offers a fascinating portrait of leadership in the modern world - and shows how the methods of the most powerful leaders could work for you.

A Witch s Handbook of Kisses and Curses

A Witch s Handbook of Kisses and Curses Author Molly Harper
ISBN-10 9781451641882
Release 2013-05-28
Pages 368
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Nola Leary would have been content to stay in Kilcairy, Ireland, healing villagers at her family’s clinic with a mix of magic and modern medicine. But a series of ill-timed omens and a deathbed promise to her grandmother have sent her on a quest to Half-Moon Hollow, Kentucky, to secure her family’s magical potency for the next generation. Her supernatural task? To unearth four artifacts hidden by her grandfather before a rival magical family beats her to it. Complication One: Her grandfather was Mr. Wainwright and the artifacts are lost somewhere in what is now Jane Jameson's book shop. Complication Two: her new neighbor, Jed Trudeau, who keeps turning up half naked at the strangest times, a distraction Nola doesn't need. And teaming up with a real-life Adonis is as dangerous as it sounds, especially when he’s got the face of an angel and the abs of a washboard—can Nola complete her mission before falling completely under his spell?

Television and Sexuality

Television and Sexuality Author Jane Arthurs
ISBN-10 9780335224104
Release 2004-09-01
Pages 203
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Television and Sexuality questions responses sparked by the increase of sexual imagery and talk in media, through an examination of television's multiple channels and genres, and the wide range of sexual information and pleasures they provide. the book explores the way that sexual citizenship and sexual consumerism have been defined in the digital era to reveal the underlying assumptions held by the television industry about the tastes and sexual identities of its diverse audiences. It draws on the work of key thinkers in cultural and media studies, as well as feminist and queer theory, to interrogate the political and cultural significance of these developments.

JFK The Final Chapter on the Assassination of John F Kennedy

JFK  The Final Chapter on the Assassination of John F  Kennedy Author
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JFK The Final Chapter on the Assassination of John F Kennedy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from JFK The Final Chapter on the Assassination of John F Kennedy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full JFK The Final Chapter on the Assassination of John F Kennedy book for free.

Teaching Social Studies in an Era of Divisiveness

Teaching Social Studies in an Era of Divisiveness Author Wayne Journell
ISBN-10 9781475821376
Release 2016-09-14
Pages 210
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Teaching controversial social issues can be a daunting, and oftentimes terrifying, prospect for social studies teachers. In many ways, this fear is warranted given the politically polarized nature of American society in the 21st century. However, effective social studies instruction requires that students begin to grapple with difficult issues in tolerant ways. The chapters in this book, many of which are written by leading scholars within the field of social studies education, cover a range of 21st century social issues, including politically volatile issues such as gun control, marriage equality, the Black Lives Matter movement, and immigration. This book offers both a theoretical justification for engaging students with controversial social issues and practical suggestions for how to successfully implement discussions of these types of issues in K-12 classroom settings.

The Institutional Effects of Executive Scandals

The Institutional Effects of Executive Scandals Author Brandon Rottinghaus
ISBN-10 9781107102972
Release 2015-04-30
Pages 230
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This book investigates the role of executive scandals in the contemporary American political landscape.

Courting Scandal

Courting Scandal Author Donna McAteer
ISBN-10 9781603137676
Release 2010-02-01
Pages 292
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Meet the daring ladies of The Bliss Society. They want what their husbands give their mistresses... pleasure. The Bliss Society is at it again. But this time Darcy, Francine and Corina may be getting in over their heads as they attempt two rescues at the same time. The innocent yet clumsy Isabel Lawrence has tumbled headlong into the life of the notorious Ice Earl, Jordan Lennox, and right into the vicious gossip pages. And then there's the plight of Cecily, trapped in a loveless marriage with Simon Hammond, Viscount Byford. Not only was the marriage never consummated, Cecily's father is determined to put an end to the relationship by taking his daughter back to America. As always, more than sex and marriage are at stake as The Bliss Society uncovers some family secrets and a scandalous affair sure to unhinge the ton. Genre: Romance/Historical Fiction Read the series by Donna McAteer and Catherine Stang! MORE THAN A WIFE [BLISS SOCIETY SERIES] COURTING SCANDAL [BLISS SOCIETY SERIES]

Sports Scandals

Sports Scandals Author Peter S. Finley
ISBN-10 9780313344589
Release 2008
Pages 189
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Describes the significant scandals in modern American sports, including drug abuse, sexual assault, corrupt business practices, and murder.


Scandal Author Lanny Davis
ISBN-10 9781466892804
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 304
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For more than four decades, polarized politics in America has been driven by a vicious scandal machine comprised of partisan politicians, extremists on the left and right, and a sensationalist media energized by bringing public officials down. In this sorely needed book Lanny Davis, who has been in the belly of the beast as Special Counsel to the Clinton White House, explains--starting with historical scandals like Alexander Hamilton's extramarital affairs and moving on to the unsurpassable Watergate and beyond--how we reached this sorry state. Davis tells us how this poisonous atmosphere is damaging not just politics but American society as a whole. Davis also offers hope by revealing how a coalition of centrist politicians focusing on core policies that appeal to the frustrated electorate marooned in the middle can pull us back from the brink.

Novum testamentum Graece

Novum testamentum Graece Author Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft
ISBN-10 343805129X
Release 2005
Pages 901
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Im Buch lesen, am Computer arbeiten - das ist die Philosophie dieses preiswerten Pakets aus Druckausgabe und CD-ROM zum griechischen Neuen Testament. - Für PC ab Windows 95.

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane

The Adventures of Gil Blas  of Santillane Author Alain René Le Sage
ISBN-10 BDM:13020100026758
Release 1815
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The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane book for free.

The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by A R Le Sage tr by T Smollett

The adventures of Gil Blas  of Santillane  by A R  Le Sage   tr  by T  Smollett Author Alain René Le Sage
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600059554
Release 1815
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The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by A R Le Sage tr by T Smollett has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by A R Le Sage tr by T Smollett also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by A R Le Sage tr by T Smollett book for free.

The Wapshot Scandal

The Wapshot Scandal Author John Cheever
ISBN-10 9781407072777
Release 2010-12-23
Pages 352
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DAVE EGGERS Once upon a time the Wapshots of St. Botolphs were distinguished for their unshakeable good opinion of themselves. But the family members have drifted far from their New England village - and into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion. A novel of large and tender vision, The Wapshot Scandal is filled with pungent characters and outrageous twists of fate, and, above all, with Cheever's luminous compassion for all his hapless fellow prisoners of human nature.