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|Author||: Lyndsay Faye|
The reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer that The New York Times Book Review calls “wonderfully entertaining” and USA Today describes as “sheer mayhem meets Victorian propriety”—nominated for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel. “Reader, I murdered him.” A sensitive orphan, Jane Steele suffers first at the hands of her spiteful aunt and predatory cousin, then at a grim school where she fights for her very life until escaping to London, leaving the corpses of her tormentors behind her. After years of hiding from the law while penning macabre “last confessions” of the recently hanged, Jane thrills at discovering an advertisement. Her aunt has died and her childhood home has a new master: Mr. Charles Thornfield, who seeks a governess. Burning to know whether she is in fact the rightful heir, Jane takes the position incognito and learns that Highgate House is full of marvelously strange new residents—the fascinating but caustic Mr. Thornfield, an army doctor returned from the Sikh Wars, and the gracious Sikh butler Mr. Sardar Singh, whose history with Mr. Thornfield appears far deeper and darker than they pretend. As Jane catches ominous glimpses of the pair’s violent history and falls in love with the gruffly tragic Mr. Thornfield, she faces a terrible dilemma: Can she possess him—body, soul, and secrets—without revealing her own murderous past? “A thrill ride of a novel. A must read for lovers of Jane Eyre, dark humor, and mystery.”—PopSugar.com
|Author||: Rod Macleod|
|Editor||: University of Alberta|
Sam Steele, “the man who tamed the Gold Rush,” had a high-profile public career, yet his private life has been closely protected. Sam Steele: A Biography follows Steele’s rise from farm boy in backwoods Ontario to the much-lauded Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele. Drawing on the vast Steele archive at the University of Alberta, this comprehensive biography vividly recounts some of the most significant events of the first fifty years of Canadian Confederation—including the founding of the North-West Mounted Police, the opening of the North through the Klondike, and Canada’s participation in the South African War—from the perspective of a policeman who became a military leader. Impeccably researched and accessibly written, Sam Steele is perfect for anyone interested in Canada’s early decades.
|Author||: Graham Steele|
One of Canada’s most compelling political writers reveals how government really works—and how ordinary citizens can make it work for them. A lawyer, analyst, and former Nova Scotia cabinet minister, Graham Steele shared a candid chronicle of his experiences in Canadian government with his acclaimed memoir What I Learned About Politics. Now he presents an insiders’ guide to modern Canadians politics, answering elusive questions such as: Who really runs the parties? What does a backbencher do? And how does a citizen effectively navigate the system to achieve change? A primer for anyone who wants to become a politician or influence one, The Effective Citizen explains how politicians think and what factors influence that thinking; how to interpret the “non-answer” in political speech; and acknowledges that in politics, “bland is safe.”
|Author||: Robin S. Karson|
|Editor||: Univ of Massachusetts Press|
For 60 years, Fletcher Steele practised landscape architecture as a fine art, designing nearly 700 gardens. Often brilliant, always original, Steele's work is considered by many as a link between 19th century beaux arts formalism & modern landscape design.
|Author||: Naomi Miller|
|Editor||: Heritage House Publishing Co|
Fort Steele began in 1864 as the site of John Galbraith's ferry, which transported eager gold seekers across the Kootenay River to nearby Wild Horse Creek. Major Sam Steele's "D" Division of the North West Mounted Police built Kootenay Post here in 1887 and helped alleviate tensions between white settlers and the Native Ktunaxa people. With all disputes settled peacefully and Steele recalled to Alberta to take on a new challenge, the appreciative residents renamed the town in 1888 to honour the highly regarded Mountie. As more settlers came, trails became roads. In summer, riverboats ran north and south to link with railways. Government offices made Fort Steele the administrative centre for East Kootenay. A bustling business community developed, and a newspaper was born. A school, three churches, an Opera House, and a hospital soon followed. Fort Steele boomed until the BC Southern Railway bypassed it. Naomi Miller, a local resident and interpreter at Fort Steele Heritage Town, provides many insights into the lives of the citizens of the town and district.
|Author||: Lyndsay Faye|
"A reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer, from the author whose work The New York Times described as "riveting" and The Wall Street Journal called "thrilling.""--
|Author||: Jenny Steele|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
'Tort Law' offers a stimulating introduction to the subject. Jenny Steele provides a sound analysis of the key principles before exploring a wide range of critical perspectives through an extensive selection of cases and materials.
|Author||: Neil Jumonville|
|Editor||: UNC Press Books|
Historian Henry Steele Commager (1902-1998) was one of the leading American intellectuals of the mid-twentieth century. Author or editor of more than forty books, he taught for decades at New York University, Columbia University, and Amherst College and w
|Author||: Samuel P. Harbison,Guy L. Steele,Guy Steele|
|Editor||: Pearson P T R|
This reference manual provides a complete description of the C language, the run-time libraries, and a style of C programming that emphasises correctness, portability, and maintainability.
|Author||: Wayne F. Brown|
|Editor||: Heritage House Publishing Co|
In the spring of 1885, it appeared that war was about to set the Canadian West aflame. Louis Riel had established a Metis provisional government at Batoche, and the Cree, led by war chief Wandering Spirit, had killed settlers, taken hostages and forced the capitulation of Fort Pitt. Among the forces marshalled to quell the unrest was an elite scouting unit of the Alberta Field Force, led by the charismatic Sam Steele of the North West Mounted Police. Aggressive, tenacious and supremely confident, Steele was a seasoned policeman who had earned a reputation for getting the job done. Composed of North West Mounted Police, ex-militiamen and savvy cowboys from Calgary, Steele's Scouts relentlessly pursued the Cree warriors and their prisoners through the western Saskatchewan wilderness, acting as shock troops and often fighting at close quarters. The story of Sam Steele and his contingent is an unforgettable account of the campaign that marked the end of the Wild West on the Canadian prairies.
|Author||: Paul Hensler|
For more than sixty years, Bob Steele was the radio voice of Southern New England, entertaining listeners of WTIC AM with his wit and humor and an inimitable style that kept listeners faithfully tuning in to his morning show. Capturing the nation's highest market share, the National Radio Hall of Fame inductee maintained an unparalleled popularity through the latter half of the twentieth century. This first ever biography of Bob Steele details both the home life and the award-winning broadcasting career of this Connecticut media legend, from his humble Midwestern roots to the pinnacle of radio fame. Steele and his "The Word for the Day" feature remain forever embedded in the memories of his many listeners.
|Author||: Dorothy M. Steele,Becki Cohn-Vargas|
|Editor||: Corwin Press|
This practitioner-focused guide to creating identity-safe classrooms presents four categories of core instructional practices: - child-centered teaching - classroom relationships - caring environments - cultivating diversity The book presents a set of strategies that can be implemented immediately by teachers. It includes a wealth of vignettes taken from identity-safe classrooms as well as reflective exercises that can be completed by individual teachers or teacher teams.
|Author||: Maya Banks|
The next heart pounding novel in the KGI series from Maya Banks, the New York Times bestselling author of Rush, Fever, and Burn, the Breathless trilogy. The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can’t… Steele, a KGI team leader, is an enigma not even his teammates understand. His emotions are tightly locked down and nothing can break that icy exterior. Nothing except Maren Scofield, a doctor on a mission, a woman who has gotten under Steele’s skin and threatens to crack that unflappable cool he’s legendary for. Steele is determined not to allow Maren past his carefully guarded defenses. But when she’s in danger, there’s no way he’ll allow anyone else to protect her. Maren’s hiding something. He’s sure of it. But he isn’t prepared for the shocking discovery her secrets reveal. Or how they will forever alter the course of his destiny. He has a decision to make. Hold tight and shut her out. Or take a chance on something more powerful than he’s ever faced: Love.
|Author||: C. M. Steele|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
NO CHOICE:Natalie Cromwell is an unassuming, and intelligent beauty and soon-to-be college grad.Cameron James is a hot, hardworking, and wealthy businessman.Their lives crossed paths purely by chance. Visiting his sister in school, Cam sees Nat and instantly realizes that she's the one. Natalie on the other hand is very interested, but skeptical. Time and distance tear apart their relationship, just as she believed it would, but she didn't realize that Cam wouldn't give up.NO WAY OUT:Simon James doesn't get serious with women because work takes priority, but what happens when a bubbly blonde bounces into his life? He must have her and no amount of running away is going to stop him from claiming what's his. Emmy Watts had no intention of falling in love with a stranger at first sight, but that's the best thing about love. It strikes us unexpectedly. She falls head over heels for him, but when she sees how different their backgrounds are she feels unworthy of him and his lifestyle. Like a thief in the night she sneaks away, but will that stop Simon? No because for her there's no way out.NO MORE WAITING:Tim Russell had no idea what his life would have in store when he agreed to pick up his boss's little sister, but the instant the photo hit his phone he quickly learned. Vanessa James didn't want to go home for the holidays, but she missed her family. When her brother tells her that he can't get her at the airport, but he's sending his head of security she didn't really care. That's until...Cam sends a picture of the man who's going to pick her up. He's a beast of a man. Tim's tall and built like a wall. Losing her mind and body on the plane, Vanessa realizes she's crushing hard on the giant man in the photo. Sparks fly immediately, but issues arise in the form of time, distance, and an older brother. Follow Vanessa and Tim's journey to love and happily ever after.
|Author||: Tracey Devlyn,Kelsey Browning,Adrienne Giordano|
|Editor||: Steele Ridge Publishing|
Kick-off your holiday season with a 12-course meal of Steeles and Kingstons. Check in with your favorite Steele Ridge characters to see what new caper they must solve and listen in on what exciting family news they’ll share. In this box set, you’ll enjoy all 12 Christmas Capers. The Most Wonderful Gift of All by Tracey Devlyn When raffle baskets for a holiday charity auction go missing, Randi and Britt scour Steele Ridge to locate the culprits. What they find at the end of their search is a Christmas gift beyond measure. A Sign of the Season by Kelsey Browning Steele Ridge’s prophetic sidewalk sign disappears during the holidays, forcing Carlie Beth and Grif to find it before the town’s favorite bakery goes belly-up and they miss out on a long-awaited romantic weekend getaway. His Holiday Miracle by Adrienne Giordano After discovering a wad of cash at Steele Ridge’s Novemberfest, Micki and Gage locate the owner and save a young family’s Christmas. But the bigger mystery is how Gage will react to Micki’s stunning holiday secret. A Holly Jolly Homecoming by Tracey Devlyn After Riley’s surprise for Coen blows up at Steele Ridge’s holiday potluck for military heroes, she tries to salvage the situation only to get derailed again by strange-acting townsfolk and a gift from Coen she won’t soon forget. Hope for the Holidays by Kelsey Browning Jonah and Tessa are thrilled to play Mr. and Mrs. Claus in the big Steele Ridge holiday parade, but they are forced to interrupt the festivities to find a missing girl. All She Wants for Christmas by Adrienne Giordano After her boutique is robbed and presents are stolen--along with a special gift for her husband Reid—Brynne has one day to find the thieves or her holiday surprise will be a bust. Jingle Bell Rock Tonight by Tracey Devlyn When her family weekend getaway takes a turn for the creepy, Evie sets something in motion that will change her and Deke’s lives forever. Not So Silent Night by Kelsey Browning When a new recreational drug sweeps through town, SWAT team members Emmy and Cash go on a hunt for the dealer targeting Steele Ridge’s kids. A Rogue Santa by Adrienne Giordano When the wrong kind of presents are left on porches in Steele Ridge, Sheriff Maggie and her football superstar boyfriend Jayson team up to catch a mischievous Santa. The Puppy Present by Kelsey Browning After rock star Joss performs a sell-out holiday concert, she and her boyfriend, Shep, discover someone has puppy-napped service dog Charley. For the Love of Santa by Adrienne Giordano When Roni’s beloved Santa statue is stolen, she and Way search for a thief, but will Santa come home before Roni’s dream life is shattered? Beneath the Mistletoe by Tracey Devlyn While the Kingstons prepare for the family’s holiday festival, their world is tipped upside down, between discovering big footprints in the snow and navigating a rare visit by their black sheep cousins—the Blackwells.