Still traumatised by her brush with a psychopath, Detective Cassie Maddox transfers out of the Murder squad and starts a relationship with fellow detective Sam O'Neill. When he calls her to the scene of his new case, she is shocked to find that the murdered girl is her double. What's more, her ID shows she is Lexie Madison - the identity Cassie used, years ago, as an undercover detective. With no leads, no suspects and no clues to Lexie's real identity, Cassie's old boss spots the opportunity of a lifetime: send Cassie undercover in her place, to tempt the killer out of hiding to finish the job.
Tana French follows her stunningly accomplished debut, In the Woods, with an equally compelling psychological mystery that confirms her place as one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction. Still traumatised by her brush with a psychopath, Detective Cassie Maddox transfers out of the Murder squad and starts a relationship with fellow detective Sam O?Neill. When he calls her to the scene of his new case, she is shocked to find that the murdered girl is her double. What?s more, her ID shows she is Lexie Madison ? the identity Cassie used, years ago, as an undercover detective. With no leads, no suspects and no clues to Lexie?s real identity, Cassie?s old boss spots the opportunity of a lifetime: send Cassie undercover in her place, to tempt the killer out of hiding to finish the job.
Tana French follows her stunningly accomplished debut, In the Woods, with an equally compelling psychological mystery that confirms her place as one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction. Still traumatised by her brush with a psychopath, Detective Cassie Maddox transfers out of the Murder squad and starts a relationship with fellow detective Sam O’Neill. When he calls her to the scene of his new case, she is shocked to find that the murdered girl is her double. What’s more, her ID shows she is Lexie Madison – the identity Cassie used, years ago, as an undercover detective. With no leads, no suspects and no clues to Lexie’s real identity, Cassie’s old boss spots the opportunity of a lifetime: send Cassie undercover in her place, to tempt the killer out of hiding to finish the job.
New York Times bestselling author Tana French: “has become required reading for anyone who appreciates tough, unflinching intelligence and ingenious plotting” (The New York Times) “is the most interesting, most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years” (The Washington Post), “inspires cultic devotion in readers…most crime fiction is diverting; French's is consuming." (The New Yorker) Look out for Tana French’s newest novel, The Trespasser, available now In the "compelling"* and "pitch perfect"** follow up to Tana French’s runaway bestseller In the Woods, it's six months later and Cassie Maddox has transferred out of the Dublin Murder squad. But an urgent telephone call beckons Cassie to a grisly crime scene. The victim looks exactly like Cassie and carries ID identifying herself as Alexandra Madison, an alias Cassie once used as an undercover cop. Suddenly, Cassie must discover not only who killed this girl, but, more importantly, who is this girl? Best Novel of the Year by Salon.com, The Christian Science Monitor, and Publisher’s Weekly Crime Fiction Favorite by Los Angeles Times Runner Up for Best Thriller of the Year, New York Magazine From the Trade Paperback edition.
'The Likeness' explores how gay and lesbian sexuality is affected by social and psychological constraints in a world inextricably bound to heterosexuality as the socially dominant mode. Juanjo Viéitez's quest for the elusive 'likeness' as sexual and emoti
These new poems by Martha Kapos represent an act of reclamation or capture: an attempt to retrieve someone whose loss has been experienced through illness and, ultimately, death. Taking as an epigraph a line from Richard Wilbur—"a thing is most itself when likened"—Kapos discovers various viewpoints from which to try to see the thing "being most itself." Often the viewpoints are visual ones, making use of the phenomenon of perspective with its effects of hiddenness, distance, or diminution. In every case metaphor is the guiding principle in these poems, which address how a figure is brought back to life through a process whose essence is poetic.The Likeness is a sustained elegy, an unfolding study in psychology and visual observation, and an example of the animating power of metaphor to reshape loss into presence.
A follow-up to In the Woods finds a traumatized detective Cassie Maddox struggling in her career and relationship with Sam O'Neill while investigating the unsettling murder of a young woman whose name matches an alias Cassie once had used as an undercover officer. 50,000 first printing.
The human body is a likeness of God, its design revealing insights into the church, the “body of Christ” For bestselling author Philip Yancey, the late Dr. Paul Brand—the brilliant hand surgeon who devoted his life to the poorest people of India and Louisiana—was also a likeness of God, living the kind of Christian life that exemplified what God must have had in mind. In the Likeness of God combines the complete texts of Fearfully and Wonderfully Made and In His Image—both Gold Medallion Award–winners which together have sold more than half a million copies—into one volume. Also included for the first time are eight beautiful litanies of praise on the human body by Dr. Brand. In Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, Dr. Paul Brand and bestselling writer Philip Yancey explore the wonder of the human body and uncover the eternal statements that God has made in the very structure of our bodies. Their remarkable journey through inner space—the world of cells, systems, and chemistry—points to a still deeper unseen reality of God’s work in our lives. In His Image takes up where the first book leaves off. In five sections—Image, Blood, Head, Spirit, and Pain—the authors unlock the remarkable living lessons contained in our physical makeup.
Up from the horror of Hiroshima came a god. He gave the people hope and for this they killed him--as they have always killed their gods.ExcerptShanghai had changed. We sensed that the moment we came ashore. Extraterritoriality was long gone; we had known that, of course. The days of exploitation, of clubs where Chinese and Burmese and Indian servants waited on Britons and Americans were passed. Pan-Asia had seen to that. This was 1965. The white man's burden in the east had been upon brown and yellow shoulders for over sixteen years now, and the Indians and Burmese and Indonesians were ruling themselves, after their fling at communism in the fifties.The initial bitterness which followed the debacle of 1955 had passed, we were glad to see. Porters no longer spat in the faces of white men. They were polite, but we had not been in the city a half hour before we sensed something else. There was an edge to that politeness. It was as Major Reid had written before we left San Francisco--a subtle change had come over Asia in the previous few years. They smiled--they waited on us--they bent over backwards to atone for the excesses of the first years of freedom from foreign rule; but through it all was an air of aloofness, of superior knowledge.Baker put it in his typically blunt British way."The blighters have something up their sleeves, all right. The whole crew of them. Did you notice that rickshaw boy? When I said to take us to the hotel, he answered 'Yes, today I take you'. The Major was right--there's something in the wind, and it's damned serious."We were sitting, surrounded by our luggage, in our suite at the New China Hotel. There were four of us: Llewelyn Baker, Walter Chamberlin, Robert Martin, and myself, William Cady. Baker and Martin were anthropologists, and old China hands as well. Chamberlin was a geologist, and I claimed knowledge of zoology. We were here ostensibly as a scientific expedition, and had permission from the Republic of East Asia to do some work on Celebese man, following up the discoveries by Rance of bones and artifacts on that East Indian island in 1961.We had another reason for coming at this particular time, although this was not mentioned to the authorities. Our real objective was to find out certain things about New Buddhism, the violently nationalistic religion which was sweeping Pan-Asia.
Proposes to show that a truly human Christ is not to be found by rejecting the dogmatic tradition, but by faithful exegesis of the biblical texts as they stand. In studying the humanity of Jesus, this book argues that in the Incarnation, Jesus assumed not some ideal humanity but humanity with all its sinfulness.
Anyone who has strolled through the halls of a museum knows that portraits occupy a central place in the history of art. But did portraits, as such, exist in the medieval era? Stephen Perkinson's "The likeness of the king" challenges the canonical account of the invention of modern portrait practices, offering a case against the tendency of recent scholarship to identify likenesses of historical personages as "the first modern portraits". Focusing on the Valois court of France, he argues that local practice prompted shifts in the late medieval understanding of how images could represent individuals and prompted artists and patrons to deploy likeness in a variety of ways.
A Ready reference of seventy-five topics ecumenical in scope foundational in nature evangelistic in impact scripturally based Use as a daily devotional a catalyst for contemplative prayer a group Bible-study program a resource to develop exegetical, theological, pastoral and homiletical messages. LOVE * FREEDOM * JUSTICE * SPIRIT * POWER * LIFE LIGHT * LIBERTY * JOY * BEAUTY *HOPE * PEACE HEALTH * CHRIST * GRACE * HONOR * CHURCH
In Immanuel's Light; Glowing in the Likeness of Christ Jesus, Sandy Brisbane gently and lovingly leads the reader on a personal journey of healing and recovery. Through a combination of her own testimony with relevant biblical concepts she sets the stage for personal application of the gospel of grace to real life issues. Sandy also encourages a healthy introspection through a series of pertinent questions that allows the student to discover the truth for themselves. Her emphasis on a personal relationship with Jesus Christ brings the reader face to face with the One who truly heals the heart.
On a winter's day in 1889, Tsimshian Chief Arthur Wellington Clah went to Hannah and Richard Maynard's photography studio in Victoria "to give myself likeness." In Images from the Likeness House, Dan Savard explores the relationship between First Peoples in British Columbia, Alaska and Washington and the photographers who made images of them from the late 1850s to the 1920s. He gives examples of the great technological advancements that took place, from wet-glass-plate to nitrate-film negatives, showing the images in their original state, not cropped, corrected or retouched. This is not only an important book about photography, but also a visual statement about perception (and misperception), cultural change and survival. Images from the Likeness House will appeal to ethnographers, photographers, art lovers and anyone interested in the history of BC, Alaska and Washington.
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Curiosity can change the world...foreverTwelve-year-old Jesse Bender decides to say goodbye to the world on his own terms and he lives more in three months than he could have ever imagined.While on vacation at the Kennedy Space Center, curiosity leads Jesse to a place he was not supposed to be. But there is more to his new hideout than he realizes.As things change with Jesse's body and mind, it takes world famous historian and scientist, Dr. Alan Wright, to discover the truth. News reporter Penny Clark is happy to break the story. Bishop Joseph Brown and his hitman, The Dark Angel, are after Dr. Wright for speaking out against Christianity, while others are hunting Jesse for his blood.In The Likeness Within, C.E. Trantham takes readers back to the world of The 12th Disciple for an amazing new adventure.
Excerpt from The Likeness of the Night: A Modern Play in Four Acts This play, which is founded on a short story called The End of her Journey that I wrote anonymously for Temple Bar as long ago as I 88 5, was published in the Anglo - Saxon Review for last March. It has lately been the sub ject of a controversy upon which I need not enter here. But I wish to state that, since its appearance in print last March (as a refer ence to the anglo-saxon Review will prove) and since the controversy, I have at the request of Mr. Kendal made considerable alterations and additions to the play. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Foreword by Colin Gunton. Draws upon both the Catholic and the Protestant theological traditions to explore the humanity of Jesus.