Immortal In Death

Author: J. D. Robb
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101203579
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In the third novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series, Lieutenant Eve Dallas uncovers a world where technology can create beauty and youth, but passion and greed can destroy them... She was one of the most sought after women in the world. A top model who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted—even another woman’s man. And now she was dead, the victim of a brutal murder. Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas put her life on the line to take the case when suspicion fell on her best friend, the other woman in the fatal love triangle. Beneath the façade of glamour, Eve found that the world of high fashion thrived on an all-consuming obsession for youth and fame. One that led from the runway to the dark underworld of New York City where drugs could be found to fulfill any desire—for a price…

Immortal In Death And Rapture In Death

Author: J. D. Robb
Publisher: Piatkus Books
ISBN: 9780349420448
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IMMORTAL IN DEATH 'She'd come to New York to be a cop, because she believed in order. Needed it to survive. She had taken control, had made herself into the person some anonymous social worker had named Eve Dallas' But in a few weeks she won't just be Eve Dallas, lieutenant, homicide. She'll be Roarke's wife. But Eve's wedding plans may have to be put on hold as her private and professional lives collide... The victim in her latest murder investigation is one of the most sought-after women in the world. A top model who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted - even another woman's man. And Eve's chief suspect is the other woman in this fatal love triangle - her best friend Mavis. Putting her job on the line to head the investigation, Eve discovers that the world of high fashion thrives on an all-consuming passion for youth and fame. One that leads from the runway to the dark underworld of New York City where drugs can fulfil any desire - for a price . . . RAPTURE IN DEATH 'He killed himself, Lieutenant. He was hanging there, just hanging there from the ceiling light in the living room. And his face . . . Oh God.' Death follows New York City cop Eve Dallas everywhere - even on her honeymoon with Irish lover Roarke. When one of Roarke's employees is found dead, the post-mortem confirms suicide. An isolated case, or so Eve thinks. But more suicides follow - strangers with nothing in common. The pathologist's report states each victim has an unexplained mark on their brain. Is this a genetic abnormality or a high-tech method of murder? With the body count rising, Eve must delve into the world of virtual reality to hunt down a twisted killer. A killer who preys on the minds of the innocent.

The Ambiguity Of Death In The Book Of Wisdom 1 6

Author: Michael Kolarcik
Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop
ISBN: 9788876531279
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L'ambiguita della morte nel libro della Sapienza 1-6. Studio di Michael Kolarchik. Questo studio dimostra che un'attenta lettura del testo apre il lettore alla metafora di una scena processuale. Attraverso l'elaborazione metaforica del processo, si mettono a confronto le opinioni conflittuali sulla mortalita, sulla morte fisica e sulla morte definitiva, all'interno di una discussione drammatica sulla vita e sulla morte. The first six chapters of the Book of Wisdom contain some rather daring and bold declarations on the nature of death: God did not make death (1:13). and through envy of the adversary, death entered the world (2:24). Numerous study have dealt with the idea of death in Wisdom from different points of view: eschatology, theology of sin, development of the idea of death in OT. A careful reading of the text opens the reader to the atuhor's metaphor of a trial scene. Throughout the metaphorical elaboration of the trial, conclicting views on mortality, physical death, and ultimate death play against one another within a dramatic argument of life and death.

Immortal Longings

Author: Trevor Hamilton
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1845408071
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Immortal Longings: FWH Myers and the Victorian search for life after death is the first full-length biography of Frederic W.H. Myers, leading figure in the Society for Psychical Research and friend and associate of Browning, Gladstone, Ruskin, Tennyson, Swinburne, Henry James, Prince Leopold and other influential Victorians. The book offers a fascinating insight into a key period in the development of Victorian thought. Among many things it covers: 1. Extraordinary Phenomena Myers investigated extraordinary phenomena, much of which is still reported today: out of body experiences and astral projection, near death experiences, poltergeists, gurus like Madame Blavatsky claiming strange powers, mediums both private and public, and haunted houses (for example, the giant warrior haunting a chateau near Heidelberg, the Cheltenham Ghost that was seen by a considerable number of people, and the odd doings at Ballechin House in Scotland which caused a scandal in the press. 2. Life After Death Investigations Myers believed he had virtually proved life after death by a) the link he thought established between hundreds of apparitions and living or dead human beings b) the messages that the outstanding mediums Mrs Piper and Mrs Thompson gave him from his first great love Annie and his intimate friend and co-worker Edmund Gurney which contained information the medium could not know and was delivered in a way highly characteristic of the personality concerned. 3. Automatic Writing Some researchers have claimed that he has returned after death and proved his continued existence through the automatic writings of a number of mediums in England, America, India. These writings continued for thirty years. 4. Romance & Suicide There is also love, tragedy and jealousy in Myers' life. His first great love Annie, a married woman, committed suicide and Myers' wife, a rather possessive person, tried to prevent any detail about this being made public after his death, even though the relationship was platonic. This inhibited the work of researchers who were trying to verify the 'post-mortem' communications from Myers, since, for many years, they could not check the facts. 5. Credibility Myers researches led him to forming a view about human personality and psychology which Aldous Huxley has said is much richer than Freud's.

The Immortal Ops Series World Collection Books 3 4

Author: Mandy M. Roth
Publisher: Raven Happy Hour
ISBN:
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Books within THIS collection are: Radar Deception Strategic Vulnerability Welcome to the bestselling series world created by NY Times & USA TODAY bestselling author Mandy M. Roth over fifteen years ago! These books have stood the test of time and she continues to release new books in the series world to this day. Be sure to check her website for details on the newest books. To help with the suggested reading order, the collections contain books within the order of release. Some collections may have books from varying Ops spin-off series, but they are all part of the overall Ops World and in the order Mandy released them in, and what she feels gives the reader maximin reading enjoyment. Series within the Overall Ops Series World to date: Immortal Ops Series PSI-Ops Immortal Outcasts Paranormal Security and Intelligence Ops: Crimson Ops Division Paranormal Security and Intelligence Ops Shadow AgentsGenre: genetic engineering, dna manipulation, shifter, werewolves, vampires, shifter romance, paranormal romance, fantasy, special ops, immortal ops, psi-ops, crimson ops, shadow agents immortal outcasts, box set

Life Death And Meaning

Author: David Benatar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442201711
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Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key existential questions of philosophy has won a devoted following among users in a variety of upper-level and even introductory courses. While many philosophers in the 'continental tradition'_those known as 'existentialists'_have engaged these issues at length and often with great popular appeal, English-speaking philosophers have had relatively little to say on these important questions. Yet, the methodology they bring to philosophical questions can, and occasionally has, been applied usefully to 'existential' questions. This volume draws together a representative sample of primarily English-speaking philosophers' reflections on life's big questions, divided into six sections, covering (1) the meaning of life, (2) creating people, (3) death, (4) suicide, (5) immortality, and (6) optimism and pessimism. These key readings are supplemented with helpful introductions, study questions, and suggestions for further reading, making the material accessible and interesting for students. In short, the book provides a singular introduction to the way that philosophy has dealt with the big questions of life that we are all tempted to ask.

Shakespeare The Denial Of Death

Author: James L. Calderwood
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9780870235832
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Examines how Shakespeare dramatizes the strategies people use to deal with death's inevitability, discusses the nature of Shakespearean tragedy, and also looks at the theme of immortality.

Midnight In Death Interlude In Death

Author: J. D. Robb
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405512296
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Revenge, courage and murky pasts collide in these two exclusive J. D. Robb short stories. Midnight in Death Eve's name has made a Christmas list, but it's not for being naughty or nice. It's for putting a serial killer behind bars. Now he's escaped and has her in his sights. With her husband, Roarke, at her side, Eve must stop this madman from exacting his bloody revenge - or die trying . . . Set between Holiday in Death and Conspiracy in Death. Interlude in Death When respected Commander Skinner offers Lieutenant Eve Dallas a promotion if she'll give her husband Roarke up to custody, she reacts badly. Roarke's Irish past is murky, but he's a changed man - so what is the Commander after? With Eve and Skinner at one of Roarke's holiday resorts for a police convention, Skinner's thwarted vengeance soon brings death to their luxury surroundings . . . Set between Betrayal in Death and Seduction in Death.