The Rising Deliverance Book

The Rising Deliverance


  • Author : Brian Keene
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 105
  • ISBN 10 : LCCN:2011500724

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Beneath the Rising Book

Beneath the Rising


  • Author : Premee Mohamed
  • Publisher : Solaris
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786182739

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HOPE HAS A PRICE Nick Prasad has always enjoyed a quiet life in the shadow of his best friend, child prodigy and technological genius Joanna ‘Johnny’ Chambers. But all that is about to end. When Johnny invents a clean reactor that could eliminate fossil fuels and change the world, she awakens primal, evil Ancient Ones set on subjugating humanity. From the oldest library in the world to the ruins of Nineveh, hunted at every turn, they will need to trust each other completely to survive… “Gasp-out-loud astonishing” Charlie Jane Anders “A wonderful adventure” Chuck Wendig “A galloping global adventure” Brooke Bolander “A perfect balance of thriller, horror and humour” Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Rising Book
Score: 4
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The Rising


  • Author : Kelley Armstrong
  • Publisher : Penguin Group
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385668583

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The heart-stopping final book in the Darkness Rising trilogy, from New York Times-bestselling author Kelley Armstrong! Things are getting desperate for Maya and her friends. Hunted by two powerful Cabals, they're quickly running out of places to hide. And with the whole world thinking they died in a helicopter crash, they can't simply go to the authorities for help. All they have is the name and number of someone who might be able to give them a few answers. Answers to why they're so valuable to the Cabals, and why their supernatural powers are getting more out of control. Maya is unprepared for the truths that await her, but she'll have to face them if she ever hopes to move on with her life. Because she can't keep running forever. With all the twists, thrills, and romance that have made Kelley Armstrong an international bestseller--plus the surprising return of some favourite characters--The Rising will keep you under its spell long after the last page is turned.

The Rising Book
Score: 3.5
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The Rising


  • Author : Heather Graham
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2017-01-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466836488

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From acclaimed thriller-suspense novelists Heather Graham and Jon Land comes a story of action, mystery, and the endurance of young love in The Rising. Twenty-four hours. That's all it takes for the lives of two young people to be changed forever. Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her NASA internship into a career. When a football accident lands Alex in the hospital, his world is turned upside down. His doctor is murdered. Then, his parents. Death seems to follow him wherever he goes, and now it's after him. Alex flees. He tells Samantha not to follow, but she became involved the moment she walked through his door and found Mr. and Mrs. Chin as they lay dying in their home. She cannot abandon the young man she loves. The two race desperately to stay ahead of Alex's attackers long enough to figure out why they are hunting him in the first place. The answer lies with a secret buried deep in his past, a secret his parents died to protect. Alex always knew he was adopted, but he never knew the real reason his birth parents abandoned him. He never knew where he truly came from. Until now. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Chasing the Rising Sun Book
Score: 4
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Chasing the Rising Sun


  • Author : Ted Anthony
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-07-13
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 1416539301

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Chasing the Rising Sun is the story of an American musical journey told by a prize-winning writer who traced one song in its many incarnations as it was carried across the world by some of the most famous singers of the twentieth century. Most people know the song "House of the Rising Sun" as 1960s rock by the British Invasion group the Animals, a ballad about a place in New Orleans -- a whorehouse or a prison or gambling joint that's been the ruin of many poor girls or boys. Bob Dylan did a version and Frijid Pink cut a hard-rocking rendition. But that barely scratches the surface; few songs have traveled a journey as intricate as "House of the Rising Sun." The rise of the song in this country and the launch of its world travels can be traced to Georgia Turner, a poor, sixteen-year-old daughter of a miner living in Middlesboro, Kentucky, in 1937 when the young folk-music collector Alan Lomax, on a trip collecting field recordings, captured her voice singing "The Rising Sun Blues." Lomax deposited the song in the Library of Congress and included it in the 1941 book Our Singing Country. In short order, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly, and Josh White learned the song and each recorded it. From there it began to move to the planet's farthest corners. Today, hundreds of artists have recorded "House of the Rising Sun," and it can be heard in the most diverse of places -- Chinese karaoke bars, Gatorade ads, and as a ring tone on cell phones. Anthony began his search in New Orleans, where he met Eric Burdon of the Animals. He traveled to the Appalachians -- to eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, and western North Carolina -- to scour the mountains for the song's beginnings. He found Homer Callahan, who learned it in the mountains during a corn shucking; he discovered connections to Clarence "Tom" Ashley, who traveled as a performer in a 1920s medicine show. He went to Daisy, Kentucky, to visit the family of the late high-lonesome singer Roscoe Holcomb, and finally

Rising Book
Score: 4
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Rising


  • Author : Elizabeth Rush
  • Publisher : Milkweed Editions
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571319708

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A Pulitzer Prize Finalist, this powerful elegy for our disappearing coast “captures nature with precise words that almost amount to poetry” (The New York Times). Hailed as “the book on climate change and sea levels that was missing” (Chicago Tribune), Rising is both a highly original work of lyric reportage and a haunting meditation on how to let go of the places we love. With every record-breaking hurricane, it grows clearer that climate change is neither imagined nor distant—and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable ways. In Rising, Elizabeth Rush guides readers through these dramatic changes, from the Gulf Coast to Miami, and from New York City to the Bay Area. For many of the plants, animals, and humans in these places, the options are stark: retreat or perish. Rush sheds light on the unfolding crises through firsthand testimonials—a Staten Islander who lost her father during Sandy, the remaining holdouts of a Native American community on a drowning Isle de Jean Charles, a neighborhood in Pensacola settled by escaped slaves hundreds of years ago—woven together with profiles of wildlife biologists, activists, and other members of these vulnerable communities. A Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal Best Book Of 2018 Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award A Chicago Tribune Top Ten Book of 2018

The Rising Laity Book

The Rising Laity


  • Author : Massimo Faggioli
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: RELIGION
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587685231

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Facing the Rising Sun Book

Facing the Rising Sun


  • Author : Gerald Horne
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781479854936

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The surprising alliance between Japan and pro-Tokyo African Americans during World War II In November 1942 in East St. Louis, Illinois a group of African Americans engaged in military drills were eagerly awaiting a Japanese invasion of the U.S.— an invasion that they planned to join. Since the rise of Japan as a superpower less than a century earlier, African Americans across class and ideological lines had saluted the Asian nation, not least because they thought its very existence undermined the pervasive notion of “white supremacy.” The list of supporters included Booker T. Washington, Marcus Garvey, and particularly W.E.B. Du Bois. Facing the Rising Sun tells the story of the widespread pro-Tokyo sentiment among African Americans during World War II, arguing that the solidarity between the two groups was significantly corrosive to the U.S. war effort. Gerald Horne demonstrates that Black Nationalists of various stripes were the vanguard of this trend—including followers of Garvey and the precursor of the Nation of Islam. Indeed, many of them called themselves “Asiatic”, not African. Following World War II, Japanese-influenced “Afro-Asian” solidarity did not die, but rather foreshadowed Dr. Martin Luther King’s tie to Gandhi’s India and Black Nationalists’ post-1970s fascination with Maoist China and Ho’s Vietnam. Based upon exhaustive research, including the trial transcripts of the pro-Tokyo African Americans who were tried during the war, congressional archives and records of the Negro press, this book also provides essential background for what many analysts consider the coming “Asian Century.” An insightful glimpse into the Black Nationalists’ struggle for global leverage and new allies, Facing the Rising Sun provides a complex, holistic perspective on a painful period in African American history, and a unique glimpse into the meaning of “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.”

The Rising Book

The Rising


  • Author : Kristen Ashley
  • Publisher : Rock Chick LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 532
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Once upon a time, in a parallel universe, there existed the continent of Triton. The land was filled with beauty, but it was also splintered by war. Out of the chaos grew a conspiracy to reawaken the Beast, a fearsome creature who wrought only tragedy and devastation. The only way to stop him was to fulfill an ancient prophecy: Triton’s four strongest warriors must wed its four most powerful witches, binding all nations together and finally bringing peace to the land. This is the story of their unions: the quiet maiden Silence and the savage king Mars. The cold warrior Cassius and the fiery witch Elena. The steadfast soldier True and the banished beauty Farah. And the pirate king Aramus and the mysterious queen Ha-Lah. Their unions will not be easy, but each couple must succeed, for the fate of their world is at stake….

Race the Rising Sun Book

Race the Rising Sun


  • Author : Chiao-Min Hsieh
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 2009-05-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761842682

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This book is about Zhejiang University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China, which was forced to evacuate from the Hangzhou when the Japanese arrived in 1937 and began torturing civilians, raping women, bombing towns, burning farms, and destroying factories, homes, schools, and libraries. The faculty, staff, and students fled to a succession of towns where they sought refuge from the war and set up temporary classrooms to continue with their educational mission. This exodus lasted eight years and spanned over a thousand miles. They faced constant fear and worry due to malnutrition, disease, abject poverty, and enemy air strikes. But with the resilience and spirit of its faculty and students, the University survived to help revitalize a devastated nation.

Into the Rising Sun Book
Score: 5
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Into the Rising Sun


  • Author : Patrick K. O'Donnell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-07-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 1439192693

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"Iwo Jima was a massacre. I never expected anything like that. People were dying left and right...No names should have been used on the flag raisings because we didn't get up there by ourselves. It was the collective actions of a lot of people and there were a lot of Raiders and paratroopers up there with us." -- Charles Lindberg, Flag Raiser Patrick O'Donnell has made a career of uncovering the hidden history of World War II by tracking down and interviewing its most elite troops: the Rangers, Airborne, Marines, and First Special Service Force, forerunners to America's Special Forces. These men saw the worst of the war's action, and most of them have been reluctant to talk about it. With O'Donnell's respectful coaxing, however, they first began telling their stories through www.thedropzone.org, his award-winning Web site. In 2001, veterans of the European Theater told their stories in O'Donnell's first book, Beyond Valor. Now, in Into the Rising Sun, O'Donnell presents scores of veterans' personal accounts, based on over a thousand interviews spanning the past ten years, to tell the story of the brutal Pacific war. "They were making a lot of noise, talking, yelling to one another, and I heard someone getting beat up on the left. I can still hear the screams. He was begging for mercy. They [the Japanese] were berating him. Later on I found that it was one of my friends, Ken Ritter." -- Robert Youngdeer, Guadalcanal These veterans were often the first in and the last out of every conflict, from Guadalcanal and Burma to the Philippines and the black sands of Iwo Jima. They faced a cruel enemy willing to try anything, including kamikaze flights and human-guided torpedoes. As O'Donnell explains in the Introduction, most of the men in this book were at first reticent to talk. Over the course of the war, they had spearheaded D-Day-sized beach assaults, encountered cannibalism, suffered friendly-fire incidents, and endured torture as pris-oners of war. Heroes among heroes,

Queen of the Rising Sun Book

Queen of the Rising Sun


  • Author : Nanny Pat
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2013-02-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447218791

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Life for East End families like Pat's was always a struggle. She worked for years in Tate & Lyle's sugar factory while her husband Charlie took on two jobs so their growing family could survive. Until one day Charlie came home with a brilliant idea - they should take over The Rising Sun pub in Bromley-by-Bow. In this charming memoir Pat describes her years as a pub landlady and vividly evokes the East End community she served in the 1960s, the extraordinary characters she encountered and the changes that swept through society at that time. She also reveals why she and Charlie moved to Essex, and what it felt like to become a star of The Only Way is Essex in her seventies.

The Rising Truth of Revelation Book

The Rising Truth of Revelation


  • Author : Earl Jenkins
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release Date : 2022-01-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN 10 : 9781662445309

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In Daniel 11:9, it is said, “Go thy way, Daniel. For these words are closed up and sealed ’til the time of the end.” I believe these books are now open to God’s people, including Revelations, made plans to the understanding of God’s people and the world through them, to understand the call to come out of Babylon, before it is too late. God is now calling his people out of Babylon before it is too late. This is an urgent day and age. Dear ones, come; have you heard the call to come out of Babylon? This is the day of the investigative judgment; therefore, it is time to see and hear the call to come out of Babylon. I saw another angel come down from heaven with great power saying Babylon the great is fallen (Revelation 18:1–4). Found in Revelations 16:19, “The worldwide church brings into its ranks.” Discount kings are to enforce the doctrine of the church come out of her mouth (Revelation 17:12).

THE KRACHT OF THE RISING SUN Book

THE KRACHT OF THE RISING SUN


  • Author : Vania Von Vanistan
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2013-01-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 788
  • ISBN 10 : 9781477247532

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From Geneva, Tokyo, Hong Kong to New York, Munich and Singapore, the ultra rich and powerful come together to participate in one of the biggest hidden scams of the late eighties! Victor Peters had a simple plan: how to make a quick buck, but little did he know that from a figment of his imagination that might never have seen the light of day, his brain child was going to blossom and change the lives of untold and unsuspecting millions of people in the land of the Rising Sun, Europe and the US! People of all race, creed and Social levels, unite! Its your only chance against a ruthless International Conspiracy whose members are participating in the new International pass time: quick in, quick out, minimum exposure, maximum rewards! Collateral damage? Costs? Human Lives? WHO CARES! This is a story of greed, politics, money and its absolute power. This is a story of how absolute power corrupts and how living without it is nefarious for your health! Welcome to the World of shady Swiss banking, international intrigue, wheeling and dealing at the highest level with profit as the only aim! Or is it?

After The Rising   Before The Fall Book

After The Rising Before The Fall


  • Author : Orna Ross
  • Publisher : Orna Ross
  • Release Date : 2020-09-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 1130
  • ISBN 10 : 9781913588434

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A love forbidden by family. A feud spanning generations. A woman still yearning for freedom. Twenty years after she was driven away from her family and the only man she ever truly loved, Jo Devereux has returned to the small Irish village where she grew up. And this time, she wants answers. What happened to her family during the Irish Civil War? Did her great-uncle’s best friend really shoot him dead? And what did this “war of the brothers” mean for mothers, sisters and daughters? Searching through papers bequeathed by her estranged mother, Jo uncovers astonishing truths about her grandmother and great-aunt – secrets of a cold-blooded murder with consequences that ricocheted down the generations into her own life. Urged on by Rory O’Donovan, her lost love and the son of her family’s sworn enemies, Jo is tempted to reignite the fires of rebellion. Can she ever go back to the life she’d made for herself in San Francisco? Or will what she’s learning about her heritage incite her to cast off caution – and claim what should have been hers? In this heart-breaking saga about a young woman, her doomed lover, and the war-torn history that threatens to destroy their future as well as their past, you’ll find almost 600 pages of romance, revenge and redemption by the bestselling and award-winning author Orna Ross. Save 50% in this special bundle deal!