Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9781473525498
Release Date: 2015-11-05
Number of pages: 320
Author: Tess Gerritsen
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB What if your child wanted you dead? Julia is terrified by her daughter's aggressive behaviour. Lily has changed from an angelic little girl into someone she is afraid to be alone with. What scares Julia most, though, is that she knows why Lily is acting this way, but no-one will believe her. If she is going to help Lily, she will have to find the answers alone, embarking on a search that will take her to the shadowy back streets of Venice. There Julia finds far more than just answers, and uncovers a heartbreaking, long-buried tale of tragedy and devastation. And this discovery has put her in serious danger . . . 'I defy you to read the first chapter and not singe your fingers reading all the rest. It’s that compelling. It’s that good.' DAVID BALDACCI


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9781101884362
Release Date: 2016-08-02
Number of pages: 320
Author: Tess Gerritsen
Publisher: Ballantine Books

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB A gripping standalone thriller by the New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS AWARD FINALIST * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LOS ANGELES TIMES AND SUSPENSE MAGAZINE In a shadowy antiques shop in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell happens upon a curious piece of music--the Incendio waltz--and is immediately entranced by its unusual composition. Full of passion, torment, and chilling beauty, and seemingly unknown to the world, the waltz, its mournful minor key, its feverish arpeggios, appear to dance with a strange life of their own. Julia is determined to master the complex work and make its melody heard. Back home in Boston, from the moment Julia's bow moves across the strings, drawing the waltz's fiery notes into the air, something strange is stirred--and Julia's world comes under threat. The music has a terrifying and inexplicable effect on her young daughter, who seems violently transformed. Convinced that the hypnotic strains of Incendio are weaving a malevolent spell, Julia sets out to discover the man and the meaning behind the score. Her quest beckons Julia to the ancient city of Venice, where she uncovers a dark, decades-old secret involving a dangerously powerful family that will stop at nothing to keep Julia from bringing the truth to light. Praise for Playing with Fire "Compelling . . . I defy you to read the first chapter and not singe your fingers reading the rest."--David Baldacci "One of the best and most original thrillers of the year."--Providence Journal "[A] novel brimming with emotion, literary description, and psychological suspense."--The Huffington Post "Will make readers drop everything to immerse themselves in its propulsive dual narrative."--Los Angeles Times From the Hardcover edition.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9781101884355
Release Date: 2015-10-27
Number of pages: 272
Author: Tess Gerritsen
Publisher: Ballantine Books

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB A gripping standalone thriller by the New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LOS ANGELES TIMES AND SUSPENSE MAGAZINE In a shadowy antiques shop in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell happens upon a curious piece of music—the Incendio waltz—and is immediately entranced by its unusual composition. Full of passion, torment, and chilling beauty, and seemingly unknown to the world, the waltz, its mournful minor key, its feverish arpeggios, appear to dance with a strange life of their own. Julia is determined to master the complex work and make its melody heard. Back home in Boston, from the moment Julia’s bow moves across the strings, drawing the waltz’s fiery notes into the air, something strange is stirred—and Julia’s world comes under threat. The music has a terrifying and inexplicable effect on her young daughter, who seems violently transformed. Convinced that the hypnotic strains of Incendio are weaving a malevolent spell, Julia sets out to discover the man and the meaning behind the score. Her quest beckons Julia to the ancient city of Venice, where she uncovers a dark, decades-old secret involving a dangerously powerful family that will stop at nothing to keep Julia from bringing the truth to light. Praise for Playing with Fire “Compelling . . . I defy you to read the first chapter and not singe your fingers reading the rest.”—David Baldacci “One of the best and most original thrillers of the year.”—Providence Journal “[A] novel brimming with emotion, literary description, and psychological suspense.”—The Huffington Post “Will make readers drop everything to immerse themselves in its propulsive dual narrative.”—Los Angeles Times From the Hardcover edition.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9780679603450
Release Date: 2011-07-19
Number of pages: 352
Author: Pamela Constable
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB A volatile nation at the heart of major cultural, political, and religious conflicts in the world today, Pakistan commands our attention. Yet more than six decades after the country’s founding as a Muslim democracy, it continues to struggle over its basic identity, alliances, and direction. In Playing with Fire, acclaimed journalist Pamela Constable peels back layers of contradiction and confusion to reveal the true face of modern Pakistan. In this richly reported and movingly written chronicle, Constable takes us on a panoramic tour of contemporary Pakistan, exploring the fears and frustrations, dreams and beliefs, that animate the lives of ordinary citizens in this nuclear-armed nation of 170 million. From the opulent, insular salons of the elite to the brick quarries where soot-covered workers sell their kidneys to get out of debt, this is a haunting portrait of a society riven by inequality and corruption, and increasingly divided by competing versions of Islam. Beneath the façade of democracy in Pakistan, Constable reveals the formidable hold of its business, bureaucratic, and military elites—including the country’s powerful spy agency, the ISI. This is a society where the majority of the population feels powerless, and radical Islamist groups stoke popular resentment to recruit shock troops for global jihad. Writing with an uncommon ear for the nuances of this conflicted culture, Constable explores the extent to which faith permeates every level of Pakistani society—and the ambivalence many Muslims feel about the role it should play in the life of the nation. Both an empathic and alarming look inside one of the world’s most violent and vexing countries, Playing with Fire is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand modern Pakistan and its momentous role on today’s global stage.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 0857003992
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Number of pages: 240
Author: Nic Fine
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB Playing with Fire is a structured manual and training programme to help youth and conflict practitioners work with young people caught up in conflict and violence. All aspects of conflict are covered, from the initial igniting spark to the roaring blaze. The manual includes ideas and session plans that can be adapted to the needs of a particular group. Sessions include exercises and activities that explore situations of conflict, develop skills to deal with them, and rehearse techniques for future use. The training section outlines how to deliver the programme, including how to use role-play and work constructively with conflict in the training room. This second edition includes new sessions on working with issues of identity and prejudice and working with wider community issues, as well as new exercises and activities. Appendices include alternative session plans and ideas on games and group work exercises. This is a valuable guide for youth practitioners and all those working with young people who face conflict or violence.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9781877393389
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Number of pages: 148
Author: Anne Elizabeth Barry
Publisher: Anne Barry

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB If you have ever imagined what it would be like to be the only woman working and sleeping in a totally male environment then let Anne Barry take you on her journey. As the first woman in Australasia to fight for and win the right to have the career she wanted, Anne faced many hurdles to become a professional firefighter. Her case went all the way to the Equal Opportunities Commission, to the Human Rights Commission and even to Members of Parliament over a period of almost two years before she was finally accepted for the recruitment course in 1981 which she passed with flying colours. She went on to have a distinguished career in the Fire Service for more than 20 years. Anne's writing is vivid and engaging while racy and laced with humour.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9780349416854
Release Date: 2017-04-27
Number of pages: 206
Author: Renee Graziano
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB Reign Grazi is no stranger to dangerous men. Her whole life, they've been there. Grandfathers, uncles, cousins . . . she knows the difference between people who make the rules and those who break them. But she has no idea why someone might want her dead. Nick Fattelli is handsome, sophisticated, and . . . an assassin. He doesn't know who hired him to take out Reign, but after they meet and sparks fly, he vows to protect her. Unless it's really him they are after . . . Renee Graziano, star of VH1's hit show Mob Wives knows this lifestyle firsthand: She is the daughter of one of the most famous mobsters of our day, with an ex-husband now in witness protection, and a trail of "connected" boyfriends a mile long.


Playing With Fire Sweet Valley High 3

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ISBN: 9781250030498
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Number of pages: 250
Author: Francine Pascal
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

Download and read online Playing With Fire Sweet Valley High 3 in PDF and EPUB Can Jessica play Bruce Patman's game and win? Looks like Jessica's gotten her way again. Fresh from her greatest social triumph being crowned as Sweet Valley High's fall queen, Jessica proceeds to go after Bruce Patman, the richest, most handsome, most eligible and sough-after guy at school. But is Bruce too much for Jessica? Elizabeth notices a big change in her twin once Jessica and Bruce start dating. Suddenly Jessica's following him everywhere, dropping everything just to spend time with him. Elizabeth doesn't trust Bruce one bit—he's arrogant, demanding, and way too much of a player. Jessica can usually hold her own against any guy, but this time Elizabeth's afraid her sister may be going too far... Playing with Fire is a Sweet Valley High book from Francine Pascal.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 0865713065
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Number of pages: 172
Author: Fiona Macbeth
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB Discusses the causes of social conflict, and looks at mediation, reconciliation, and community action


Playing With Fire

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ISBN: 9780141904085
Release Date: 2004-10-14
Number of pages: 512
Author: Nasser Hussain
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Playing With Fire in PDF and EPUB Nasser Hussain was acclaimed as England's best cricket captain since Mike Brearley. Under his leadership, a side more famous for its batting collapses and ability to seize defeat from the jaws of victory discovered its backbone. With coach Duncan Fletcher he put some steel into the side; they became a difficult team to beat. Hussain wore his heart on his sleeve: railing against complacency, defying critics of his place in the batting line-up and making a principled stand at the last World Cup when the ECB seemed incapable of it. Expect passion, integrity, insight and candour in his eagerly awaited autobiography.


Playing with Fire Wisdom for Women Who Smoke

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ISBN: 9781412034708
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 276
Author: Betty Bryenton
Publisher: Trafford Publishing

Download and read online Playing with Fire Wisdom for Women Who Smoke in PDF and EPUB Playing With Fire is a unique book that explores current issues surrounding the epidemic of smoking among women. This is an extremely important topic today because for the first time in our history, young women are more likely than men to become smokers. Cancer of the lung is now one of the major causes of cancer deaths among women, and women now account for more than half the new cases of lung cancer each year. The future looks bleak, for it is predicted by the World Health Organization that deaths from lung cancer among women will double over the next twenty years. This is in addition to the loss optimum health due to smoking. Playing With Fire helps to explain the reasons for the current pattern of smoking among women. It is the hypothesis of this book that while the lives of women have changed dramatically over the past quarter-century, the advances that women have made economically and socially have not made our world so much a better place, as a more stressful one. New roles and responsibilities are layered on top of the older, more traditional ones and consequently women are suffering the effects of burnout as never before. Cigarette smoking is an effective way of self-medicating to alleviate the pain and stress of our daily lives. Playing With Fire is unique in that it takes a compassionate view of women who smoke and challenges them to explore deeper issues in their lives, something vitally important in long-term smoking cessation. The book validates women's experiences and provides them with a context for why they feel the way they do, which gives meaning to why they smoke. While supporting women in their personal choices--to smoke or not to smoke--it encourages them to seriously consider the risks involved and to consider ways of improving their situation and self-care practices. The beauty of Playing With Fire is that it does not preach or scold, but rather takes readers on a journey of self-discovery that will help women to understand their lives and motives for smoking, as well as the possibility of personal change and power. It is a book that explores the creation of a better world through the individual's acceptance of and love for the self and the adoption of healthy self-care practices.


Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 0553276697
Release Date: 1983
Number of pages: 149
Author: Kate William
Publisher: Sweet Valley

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB Elizabeth Wakefield is afraid that Bruce Patman, the most popular boy at school, is taking advantage of her twin sister, Jessica.


Playing with fire

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ISBN: 0802404251
Release Date: 1984-08
Number of pages: 91
Author: John Weldon
Publisher:

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Playing with Fire

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ISBN: 9781588390998
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 328
Author: James David Draper
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Download and read online Playing with Fire in PDF and EPUB "This publication offers the first comprehensive overview of Neoclassical modeling in the years from 1740 to 1840. The catalogue, numbering 142 objects, analyzes modeling at every stage, from the brusque preliminary impulse of the artist to the highly finished statuettes that were regarded as works of art in their own right. Many of the greatest names are represented here: from France, Bouchardon, Pigalle, Pajou, Houdon, Roland, Clodion, Stouf, and Chinard; from Germany, Dannecker and Schadow; from Italy, Canova and Pacetti; from Sweden, the magnificent Sergel. Some artists are examined in considerable depth, with as many as nine works. Lesser-known talents who merit greater attention and emerge heroically are the Swiss Sonnenschein and the Russians Kozlovsky and Martos." "The sections of the catalogue, each preceded by an introductory essay, examine the sculptors' techniques and training and explore prominent themes, such as terracotta's role in the statuary of Great Men and in tomb sculpture, depictions of Arcadia and the loves of the gods, and scenes from the Iliad and Ovid's Metamorphoses. Special attention is paid to the ancient visual and literary sources that motivated these generations of discerning and erudite sculptors. Short biographies of all of the artists are included."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Playing with Fire after Frankenstein

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ISBN: 0822208997
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages: 55
Author: Barbara Field
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

Download and read online Playing with Fire after Frankenstein in PDF and EPUB THE STORY: As the play begins, an exhausted and dying Victor Frankenstein has finally tracked down his Creature in the lonely, frozen tundra of the North Pole. Determined to right the wrong he has committed by, at last, destroying the malignant evi