By Both Associate Professors of Religion Nathaniel Deutsch;N Deutsch
This exploration of the phenomenon of angelic vice regency in overdue Antiquity compares figures from Judaism, Mandaeism, and Gnosticism. the 1st a part of the booklet is dedicated to the query of mediation in overdue Antiquity and to the position of exegesis within the formation of vice regent myths. the second one a part of the e-book examines the Jewish figures Metatron and Akatriel, the Mandaean determine Abathur, and the Gnostic determine Sabaoth. After a last bankruptcy at the forms of groups that could have produced those myths, the amount concludes with appendices which in short research Christian, Muslim, and airtight traditions. This quantity is principally invaluable to these drawn to the connections among past due old mythologies and particularly the numerous parallels among Jewish mysticism and Mandaeism.
By Jayne Castle
Kalie Havelock used to be prepared to do virtually something to safe the rights to Lang Sterling's patents for her corporation. even though, turning into concerned with Lang might quickly re-align her priorities in methods she by no means anticipated.
By Sharon Lathan
"Highly entertaining... I felt absolutely immersed within the period of time, due to the author's consciousness to element. it's a actual credits to Ms. Lathan that her storytelling variety is in response to the writer of the paintings that encouraged this novel. good done!" Romance Reader at center past delight and Prejudice…Beyond 'I Do'… Darcy and Lizzy enterprise clear of Pemberley to trip via England, discovering neighbors, kin, enjoyable, love, and a good deeper and extra sacred bond alongside the way in which. Having launched into the best event of all, marriage and the beginning of a brand new lifestyles jointly, now the Darcys take the reader on a trip via a time of prosperity, entertainment, and protection. They adventure all of the adventures of commute, with associates and family members supplying either companionship and problems, and with enjoyable as their concentration. The points of interest and sounds, tastes and flavors of Regency England come alive. via all of it, Darcy and Lizzy proceed to construct a wedding jam-packed with romance, sensuality, and the wonderful thing about a deep, abiding love. (20090813)
By Elizabeth Boyle
They Met At London's infamous Cyprian's Ball...Georgiana Escott has one evening to discover the right guy to smash her and go away her with a tattered acceptance so she will be able to stay away from an prepared marriage to an getting older, despicable roue. With a misstep, she tumbles into the fingers of the disgraced and rushing Lord Danvers. yet Georgie does not understand that the sweetheart she has enticed to stick with her into the evening and the stranger she holds accountable for her misfortunes are within the same...When Lord Danvers locate himself entangled with a tempting Cyprian, his mystery challenge to reveal a deadly secret agent is going awry. but as soon as he starts off to unmasked this bewitching girl, he realizes the seductress who claims his middle could be the traitor he seeks. distrust makes them adversaries in a deadly video game -- yet how can he push aside his obsession along with her whilst one evening of ardour entwined their lives without end?
By Mary Balogh
By Sherry Thomas
Their marriage lasted in basic terms a bit of longer than the honeymoon—to no one’s shock, now not even Bryony Asquith’s. a guy as gifted, good-looking, and wanted through society as Leo Marsden couldn't probably are looking to spend his whole lifestyles with a girl who rebelled opposed to propriety by means of turning into a physician. Why, then, 3 years after their annulment and part an international away, does he song her down at her hospital within the remotest nook of India?
Leo has no cause to imagine Bryony may possibly ever forgive him for how he taken care of her, yet he won’t relaxation till he’s introduced an pressing message from her sister—and fulfilled his accountability through escorting her accurately again to England. yet as they chance their lives for every different at the trip domestic, will the most important risk be the treacherous conflict round them—or their rekindling ardour?
By Jo Goodman
Evan Marchman has simply inherited a identify, lands, and a fortune-but is depressing because the new Duke of Westphal, who prefer the intrigue and adventures of the Compass membership to the duties of an property. extra promisingly, he has additionally won a ward-a appealing lady who asks for his reduction in unravelling a secret that might draw them either right into a international of hidden pleasures. Headmistress of a girls academy, Ria Ashby desperately wishes West's support to discover a scholar who has disappeared with out a hint. but she can't support yet be distracted via the promise of ardour at the back of the duke's eco-friendly eyes and roguish grin. quickly their look for the lacking lady leads them to a mystery society constructed from the school's board of governors - an internal sanctum the place sensuality ideas - and gear seduces.
By Julie Anne Long
A rescued rogue . . .
Scandal has rocked town of London. Colin Eversea, a good-looking, reckless unapologetic rogue is sentenced to hold for homicide and, inconveniently for him, the single witness to the crime disappears. however, all through heritage, the Everseas have constantly controlled to cheat destiny widespread: Colin is snatched from the gallows via a gorgeous, shrewdpermanent mercenary.
A beautiful captor. . .
Cool-headed, bold Madeleine Greenway is proof against Colin's vaunted allure. Her venture isn't really to rescue Colin yet to kidnap him, and to be paid handsomely for it. but if it turns into transparent that whoever desires Colin alive desires Madeline lifeless, the 2 develop into uneasy allies in a dangerous race for fact. jointly, they'll face nice danger—and a keenness neither can face up to.
By Jane Austen, Stephen M. Parrish
The textual content reprinted during this new version of AustenвЂ™s comedic novel is predicated at the 1816 textual content, which has been conscientiously edited in gentle of later versions, together with the Chapman edition. ''Backgrounds'' provides an abundance of records that make clear Austen's existence and demonstrate a few of her inner most attitudes towards her writing. ''Reviews and Criticism'' provides a wide selection of views, either modern and up to date, together with essays by means of Sir Walter Scott, Henry James, A. C. Bradley, E. M. Forster, Robert Alan Donovan, Marilyn Butler, Mary Poovey, Claudia Johnson, Juliet McMaster, Ian Watt, and Suzanne Juhasz.В New to this version are essays through Maggie Lane, Edward Copeland, and Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield, the final of which discusses movie variations of Emma. A Chronology and chosen Bibliography are incorporated. .
By Julie Anne Long
Lord Philippe Lavay as soon as took to the excessive seas armed with appeal as deadly as his sword, and a stone-cold conviction: he'll repair his family's fortune and honor, irrespective of the associated fee. Victory is ultimately inside reach—when a brutal assault snatches it from his snatch and lands him in Pennyroyal Green.
An afternoon of bliss brings a cascade of results for Elise Fountain. She is avoided through her kinfolk and ousted from a task she loves, and her survival skill a plummet down the social ladder to a place no lady has but been in a position to retain: housekeeper to a frighteningly bold prince.
The daring and mild Elise sees previous his battered physique into Philippe's barricaded center . . . and her innate sensuality ignites his blood. Now a guy who suggestion he may possibly by no means love and a lady who suggestion she might by no means back belief needs to struggle an incendiary ardour which may be the smash of them either.