Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781423187752
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 304

Lady A is the most notorious blackmailer in the city. With just a mask and a gown to disguise her, she sweeps into lavish balls and exclusive events collecting the most valuable currency in 1725 London-secrets. But leading a double life isn't easy. By day Lady A is just a seventeen-year-old girl named Arista who lives in fear of her abusive master,Bones, and passes herself off as a boy to move safely through the squalor of London's slums. When Bones attempts to dispose of his pawn forever, Arista is rescued by the last person she expects: Jonathan Wild, an infamous thief who moves seamlessly between the city's criminal underworld and its most elite circles. Arista partners with Wild on her own terms in order to save enough money to buy passage out of London. Everything changes when she meets Grae Sinclair, the son of a wealthy merchant. Grae has traveled the world, seen the exotic lands Arista has longed to escape to her whole life, and he loves Arista for who she is-not for what she can do for him. Being with Grae gives something Arista something precious that she swore off long ago: hope. He has promised to help Arista escape the life of crime that has claimed her since she was a child. But can you ever truly escape the past?

Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780786960200
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 352

Exiled from her home, the beautiful dark elf Liriel Baenre wanders to the surface world with her companion Fyodor. But even far from the dark haunts of Menzoberranzan, she is not safe from the vengeance of her arch-enemy. Even as she and her friend sail the dangerous seas of the Sword Coast, a drow priestess plots a terrible fate for them. And in the depths of the earth, the spider queen Lolth weaves her own webs of terror and treachery. “Elaine is one of my favorite authors. Nobody sets a mood like she does, and her characters never fail to delight.” –Troy Denning, New York Times best-selling author of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse

Publisher : Penguin
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781101476512
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 496

Bestselling author James B. Stewart's newsbreaking investigation of our era's most high-profile perjurers, revealing the alarming extent of this national epidemic. Our system of justice rests on a simple proposition: that witnesses will raise their hands and tell the truth. In Tangled Webs, James B. Stewart reveals in vivid detail the consequences of the perjury epidemic that has swept our country, undermining the very foundation of our courts. With many prosecutors, investigators, and participants speaking for the first time, Tangled Webs goes behind the scene of the trials of media and homemaking entrepreneur Martha Stewart; top White House political adviser Lewis "Scooter" Libby; home-run king Barry Bonds; and Wall Street money manager Bernard Madoff. The saga of Martha Stewart's conviction captured the nation, but until now no one has answered the most basic question: Why would Stewart risk prison, put her entire empire in jeopardy, and lie repeatedly to government investigators to save a few hundred thousand dollars in stock gains? Moreover, how exactly was the notoriously meticulous Stewart brought down? Drawing on the accounts of then-deputy attorney general James Comey and U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, Stewart sheds new light on the Libby investigation, making clear how far into the White House the Valerie Plame CIA scandal extended, and why Libby took the fall. In San Francisco, Giants home-run king Barry Bonds faces trial due to his testimony before a grand jury investigating the use of illegal steroids in sports. Bonds was warned explicitly that the only crime he faced was perjury. Stewart unlocks the story behind the mounting evidence that he nonetheless lied under oath. Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme is infamous, but less well known is how he eluded detection for so long in the face of repeated investigations. Of the four he is the only one who has admitted to lying. The perjury outbreak is symptomatic of a broader breakdown of ethics in American life. It isn't just the judicial system that relies on an honor code: Academia, business, medicine, and government all depend on it. Tangled Webs explores the age-old tensions between greed and justice, self-interest and public interest, loyalty and duty. At a time when Americans seem hungry for moral leadership and clarity, Tangled Webs reaffirms the importance of truth.

Publisher : Penguin
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781101212882
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 368

New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop returns to the “bewitching” world of the Black Jewels with a tale that will “leave readers’ hearts pounding” (Publishers Weekly). The invitation was signed Jaenelle Angelline, she who had been both Witch and Queen... Surreal SaDiablo, the former courtesan and assassin, is the first to arrive—only to find herself trapped in a nightmare created by the tangled webs of Black Widow witches. And if she uses Craft to defend herself, she risks being sealed in the house forever. Now, Jaenelle and her family must rescue Surreal and the others inside without becoming trapped themselves—and uncover the monsters capable of designing such an evil place... Includes the Black Jewels short story “By The Time The Witchblood Blooms”

Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781312663916
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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A collection of poetry spanning a variety of subjects such as romance, politics, and just purely inspirational. Download today! Thanks!

Publisher : No Starch Press
Category : Computers
ISBN : 9781593273880
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 320

Modern web applications are built on a tangle of technologies that have been developed over time and then haphazardly pieced together. Every piece of the web application stack, from HTTP requests to browser-side scripts, comes with important yet subtle security consequences. To keep users safe, it is essential for developers to confidently navigate this landscape. In The Tangled Web, Michal Zalewski, one of the world’s top browser security experts, offers a compelling narrative that explains exactly how browsers work and why they’re fundamentally insecure. Rather than dispense simplistic advice on vulnerabilities, Zalewski examines the entire browser security model, revealing weak points and providing crucial information for shoring up web application security. You’ll learn how to: –Perform common but surprisingly complex tasks such as URL parsing and HTML sanitization –Use modern security features like Strict Transport Security, Content Security Policy, and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing –Leverage many variants of the same-origin policy to safely compartmentalize complex web applications and protect user credentials in case of XSS bugs –Build mashups and embed gadgets without getting stung by the tricky frame navigation policy –Embed or host user-supplied content without running into the trap of content sniffing For quick reference, "Security Engineering Cheat Sheets" at the end of each chapter offer ready solutions to problems you’re most likely to encounter. With coverage extending as far as planned HTML5 features, The Tangled Web will help you create secure web applications that stand the test of time.

Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781490737416
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 216

Tangled Webs is Elizabeth Baroodys fifth novela romantic comedy whose characters are caught in layers of mishaps and shaped by lifes unintended consequences. The story begins during the Christmas season when Kelly Severinson decides it is time to get married but not to her boyfriend. Instead, she decides to ensnare her wealthy and already-married lover, Charles Mandeley. That is a problem. The opportunity that Kelly needs to seduce Charles presents itself when Mrs. Mandeleys mother, living in another town, decides to sell the family home and move into an apartment, compelling Mrs. Mandeley to return to her childhood home to help her mother. There she renews her friendship with an old flame, and thoughts of divorce are uppermost in her mind. Both women, young and old, face challenges that change them forever. Lust, kidnapping, greed, death, and human error reshape their lives into a tangled web, and the author skillfully leads the reader to a surprising and satisfying conclusion.

Publisher : Lulu.com
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780557078936
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 144

Bringing up a child is a time-consuming but rewarding task for any parent. But what is it like for the parent of a child with a disability? What then? Anxious and concerned parents, conscientious or dismissive caregivers, arrogant or caring do-gooders, insensitive or dedicated professionals, all come together to form Tangled Webs through which the journey of a child with disabilities and her family are portrayed. This is the story of the dedication of the people who supported Sharon, who was born with Down Syndrome. She matures despite all headaches, problems, and doomsayers, to become independent from her family. It is a story of triumph in a world of adversity. Tangled Webs has a message for everyone in today's society; parents, educators, social workers and medical care providers; anyone who has contact with people with disabilities.

Publisher : Beaten Track Publishing
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781786453891
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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When Carol makes a decision to trace the baby who was stolen from her over a decade ago, she has no idea of the tangled web of lies and deceit that await her. But Carol has secrets of her own, which she has promised to keep—secrets that will put a long-standing friendship in jeopardy if they are ever revealed. As we follow the threads of Carol’s search, we realise that whatever we do in the past, whatever mistakes we try to put behind us, someday, somewhere, they will come to light. The past can never be left behind.

Publisher : PHOENIX SOURCE DISTRIBUTORS, INC.
Category : Conspiracy theories
ISBN : 092235684X
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 276