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Mesmerized

Mesmerized

Powers of Mind in Victorian Britain

  • Author: Alison Winter
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 9780226902234
  • Category: History
  • Page: 478
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Across Victorian Britain, in castles and cottages, rectories and pubs, and even hospitals and churches, thousands of women and hundreds of men were put into mesmeric trances. Apparently reasonable human beings twisted into bizarre postures, called out in unknown languages, and placidly bore assaults that should have caused unbearable pain. The Victorians were literally entranced - mesmerized - with this phenomenon.

Mesmerized

Mesmerized

  • Author: Gayle Lynds
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 0671024086
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 576
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After international lawyer Beth Convey collapses during a trial and wakes to find herself the new possessor of the heart of a murdered Russian man, she develops new abilities and cravings, as well as new enemies--including the KGB.

Mesmerized

Mesmerized

  • Author: Candace Camp
  • Publisher: HQN Books
  • ISBN: 148809697X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 384
  • View: 8372
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The only way to fight a powerful darkness is with a powerful love Olivia Moreland prides herself on discrediting charlatans, particularly the false mediums that flock to London. But when Lord Stephen St. Leger requests her help in investigating an alleged psychic’s claims, she can’t deny the ominous feeling she has within the walls of his ancient estate—or the intimately familiar connection she has with Stephen himself. The last time he’d called Blackhope Hall home, Stephen had watched as his elder brother claimed both the family title and the woman he loved. Now, in the wake of his brother’s murder, Stephen has reluctantly returned to find his family ensconced in scandal. Who is responsible for his brother’s untimely death? And what is it about investigator Olivia Moreland that so thoroughly draws him in, reigniting a passion he hasn’t felt in years?

Mesmerized

Mesmerized

  • Author: Alissa Walser
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0857386263
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 256
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Mozart's Vienna. A crucible for scientific experimentation and courtly intrigue, as Europe's finest minds vie for imperial favour. In a colourful, chaotic private hospital that echoes with the shrieks of hysterical patients, Franz Anton Mesmer is developing a series of controversial cure-alls for body and mind. When he is asked to help restore the sight of a blind musical prodigy favoured by the Empress herself, he senses that fame, and even immortality, is within his grasp. Mesmer knows that he will have to gain her trust if he is to open her eyes. But at what cost to her fragile talent? And will their intimacy result in scandal?

Mesmerized

Mesmerized

  • Author: David-Matthew Barnes
  • Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Inc
  • ISBN: 1602824908
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 216
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While being punished for writing a controversial article in her high school paper, Serena Albright is befriended by enigmatic loner Brodie Wiles. Serena witnesses the first time that Brodie meets Lance Royal, who is secretly rehearsing to compete in The Showdown, the biggest dance contest of the year. Immediately, Serena is drawn into their world, inspired by the love that she recognizes between them. Through her close friendship with Brodie and Lance, Serena finds comfort for the grief and guilt she feels over the brutal death of her gay older brother, the victim of a hate crime. Frustrated that her deep-in-denial parents spend endless hours in front of the television and refuse to acknowledge the death of their son, Serena accepts the challenge to have a face-to-face meeting with the boy who killed her brother. Set in the summer of 1986, this young adult novel explores the emotional aftershocks of a hate crime from the perspective of a young woman who finds renewed hope through two young men who are brave enough to love.

Mystically Mesmerized

Mystically Mesmerized

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Debbie Smoker
  • ISBN: 0971879125
  • Category: Jamaica
  • Page: 176
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Mesmerized

Mesmerized

  • Author: Julia Crane,Talia Jager
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780983752066
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 324
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Seventeen-year-old succubus Lily Anderson can't have a normal life: She isn't allowed a boyfriend, she has no friends, and school is just one mess-up after another. Lily's parents send her away to the prestigious Emerson Academy. It doesn't appear to be any different from the others. That is, until she meets her roommate, Hannah, and a blue-eyed boy named Jake. Lily makes an almost deadly mistake, and Jake has a mysterious past that has come back to haunt him. Together, they must go on the run from things neither of them understand in order to save the people they love-and each other. But, Jake's foe is more dangerous than they realized, and it will take the help of friends and family to save the man Lily loves. She must learn to use her powers for good before it's too late. WARNING: This is a mature YA. Due to sexual content and some language it is not recommended for younger teens.

Mesmerized

Mesmerized

  • Author: Lauren Dane
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 294
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. . . When you least expect it. Andrei Solace delivers death on silent feet as an assassin for the Phantom Corps. The perfect weapon in the fight against the Imperium, he's sent to the same Verse he left behind as a youth. Piper Roundtree is a mercenary prepared for anything-expect for being rescued from Imperialist lackeys by the man she hasn't laid eyes on in eleven years. While she remembers every mesmerizing sensation he gave her, she thought they were through. But against the backdrop of an impending war, their passion is reignited. The girl Andrei once loved is not a fierce woman who can pilot a ship through canyons at high speeds, and drive him wild with equal abandon. As much as Andrei tires to protect her from the darkness inside him, Piper admires his skills and the code he lives by. Now the lovers must join forces-in more ways than one-to save the Known Universe before the enemy hurls everything into irreversible chaos. Praise for the Phantom Corps novels 'Fast-paced action, steamy romance.' - National Bestselling Author Megan Hart 'Delicious eroticism.' - New York TimesBestselling Author Anya Bast 'Hot, sexy and action-packed.' - Fresh Fiction

Mesmerized

Mesmerized

How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France

  • Author: Mara Rockliff
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • ISBN: 0763663514
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 45
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A whimsical depiction of a true moment in history describes how the innovative American Founding Father used the scientific method to discern the practices of a famous Parisian magician. By the award-winning author of Me and Momma and Big John.

The Mesmerized

The Mesmerized

  • Author: Rhiannon Frater
  • Publisher: Rhiannon Frater
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: N.A
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It is silence, not screams of terror, which proclaims the end of the world… ​ Minji Nordin is vacationing in Las Vegas with her small family when she witnesses the beginning of a terrifying apocalypse. When humanity is transformed into mindless drones by a horrific supernatural event only Minji appears to be immune. ​ Thousands die instantly, but the other affected people are drawn to the Nevada desert. Nothing stands in the way of the mesmerized. Not fire, not heights, not rubble. As the bodies pile in the streets and the relentless wave of the mesmerized plods into the deadly desert, Minji is trapped in a burning city attempting to rescue her affected family. ​ Can one woman save her family and the world?