Starbirth Assignment Shifter

Starbirth Assignment Shifter
Author: J M Johnson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-07-08
ISBN: 9781535187404

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Lock Harford is exposed to an unknown drug as a teenager in South America. Its unique effects draw the attention of British intelligence, who undertake Lock's development. He has the ability to move his body through a different dimension using the power of thought. His enhanced senses detect living beings as energy pulses, making him invaluable to military and intelligence organisations. They employ him to work alongside elite taskforces, taking passengers using teleportation, 'Shifting' in and lifting operatives out of hostile situations. Lock's handlers are put on red alert when a similar drug, Starbirth, appears in the United States and Britain sold as an illegal 'high'. Distribution spreads across the world and the results of a Starbirth pandemic are feared as criminal and insane teleporters (Shifters) wreak havoc. Lock and a small unit of covert operatives are given the task of finding the source of Starbirth and shutting it down, but their efforts are hindered by corrupt, ruthless people with their own agendas. Lock is joined in his quest by the powerful, infuriating and immensely likeable Jimmy Mackenzie, a Special Air Service trooper whose life is changed forever by events out of their control.In this first book in the Starbirth series, Jackie Johnson develops a brutal mix of suspense, humanity, command and action with a subtle vein of humour that keeps the reader rooting for Harford's team. These books are crafted to stay with the reader long after the story is finished, a rare ability in these days of bubble gum fiction. Starbirth sits confidently alongside such books as The Bourne Identity and Da Vinci Code. Her ability to merge Sci-fi and Special Forces intrigue are second to none. In true Lock Harford style, she successfully infiltrates this Man's World. This book has been EDITED AND UPDATED IN 2016.

Protein Engineering

Protein Engineering
Author: Dale L. Oxender
Total Pages: 388
Release: 1987
Genre: Genetic Intervention
ISBN: 9780845143001

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Author: Dana Archer
Publisher: Cherokee House Publishing, LLC
Total Pages: 280
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1953075495

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Love has no place in politics. Until a councilman falls in love. Royal shifter, Anton Alexander, sacrificed his future the day he joined the Shifter Council. Now the law rules his life. Manipulating it for the benefit of his loved ones is his only pleasure. But the games he’s played in Council chambers have earned him more than a reputation for ruthlessness. He’s made enemies. Anton can’t be bothered with their baseless ploys to have him ousted from the Council. But when his rivals come after the female he’s not allowed to love, he’ll prove the whispered rumors about his rage are true. Nothing will take Nyx from him. Not his adversaries. Not their antiquated traditions. And most definitely not the law. A fated mate’s love overrules everything. ★★★★★ Anton is the closed-door version (also known as a safe-for-work, clean, or kisses only romance) of Forbidden Mate by Nancy Corrigan.

The War Of The Rats

The War Of The Rats
Author: David L. Robbins
Publisher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-08-05
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 140913122X

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'White-knuckle tension as the two most dangerous snipers in Europe hunt each other through the hell of Stalingrad. Immensely exciting and terribly authentic' Frederick Forsyth Stalingrad in 1942 is a city in ruins, its Russian defenders fighting to the last man to repel the invading German army. One of their most potent weapons is the crack sniper school developed by Vasily Zaitsev. Its members can pick off the enemy at long range, and their daring tactics - hiding for hours in no man's land until a brief opportunity presents itself - mean that no German, and particularly no German officer, can ever feel safe. This part of the battle is as much psychological as anything, and to counter the continuing threat to German morale, the Nazi command bring to the city their own top marksman, Heinz Thorvald. His mission is simple: to identify, and kill, Zaitsev. Based on a true story, THE WAR OF THE RATS is a brilliantly compelling thriller which brings vividly to life probably the most harrowing battlefront of the Second World War.

In the Land of Nyx

In the Land of Nyx
Author: John Bowers
Publisher: Anchor Books
Total Pages: 212
Release: 1984
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

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Introduction to Security

Introduction to Security
Author: Robert J. Fischer
Publisher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 564
Release: 1998
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780750698603

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This sixth edition of Introduction to Security upholds the book's tradition of informing readers of contemporary security issues from security equipment and procedures to management and loss prevention theory. This new edition has been updated with the most current information available in the constantly changing security field. Introduction to Security, Sixth Edition introduces readers to the options used to deal with a variety of today's security dilemmas. Two important new chapters on workplace violence and drugs in the workplace have been added. Each chapter is followed up with essay and short-answer questions to challenge readers. This book continues to provide the most comprehensive coverage of security issues for the novice, while providing enough detail that experienced security managers will learn about current issues and changes in the profession. Administration Department at Western Illinois University, where he administers a program with more than 1000 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. He earned his Ph.D. in education administration from Southern Illinois University in 1981. Dr. Fischer has served as a consultant to many organizations, including publishers, private security firms, and retailers, and as a contract consultant on police training issues for the Illinois Local Government Police Training Board since 1989. Dr. Fischer is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, The Illinois Association of Criminal Justice Educators, and the American Society for Industrial Security.

Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languages

Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languages
Author: Vít Bubeník
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9027248214

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The product of a group of scholars who have been working on new directions in Historical Linguistics, this book is focused on questions of grammatical change, and the central issue of grammaticalization in Indo-European languages. Several studies examine particular problems in specific languages, but often with implications for the IE phylum as a whole. Given the historical scope of the data (over a period of four millennia) long range grammatical changes such as the development of gender differences, strategies of definiteness, the prepositional phrase, or of the syntax of the verbal diathesis and aspect, are also treated. The shifting relevance of morphology to syntax, and syntax to morphology, a central motif of this research, has provoked lively debate in the discipline of Historical Linguistics.