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Never Tango with a Stranger

Author : Nancy de Herrera
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1951, Paris. San Francisco socialite Nancy Cooke meets Luis de Herrera, a dashing sports car driver from Argentina who is driving with the American team at Le Mans. It is love at first sight for the couple, but several obstacles keep them apart. After heartbreaking separations and months of uncertainty, they finally marry. Is it happily ever after? Not quite Nancy's divorce isn't recognized by the strict Catholic country of Argentina, and she struggles to be accepted as de Herrera's wife. But as time passes, Nancy becomes more familiar with the people of Argentina, especially of Juan Peron and his wife, Evita. She witnesses the country's fictitious agony over Evita's illness, and the choreographed, Hollywood-like production mourning her death. Later, Nancy even participates in the revolution to overthrow Peron.But while visiting the United States, Nancy and Luis are exposed to atomic radiation fallout, resulting in Luis's tragic death. Such a horrific event spurs Nancy's search for answers, and begins a new, lifelong spiritual quest that continues to this day.With amazing candor and heartbreaking emotion, Never Tango with a Stranger tells Nancy's bittersweet story of love, loss, and illumination, and provides a compelling portrait of the power and strength of the human spirit.

Tango Dragon and the Asteroid

Author : Robert Denton
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The first story, Ice Dragon Rising, explains how three young men sacrificed their own lives to create the Ice Dragon to save their world from a terrible War Lord. Broken for two thousand years, the next episode begins in 2012. The Reluctant Hero tells of Henry Barton-Jones, now ready but reluctant to take up the fight. Almost blinded by a rainstorm lashing deserted streets, he collides with Charlotte Masterson. She is wandering forlorn and desperate to free herself from Ricardo Bettencourt, a notorious and psychopathic but brilliant villain and drug baron. Henry connects with his old CIA partner, and together they fight Ricardos global blackmail scheme as it begins to go wrong with threatening and catastrophic consequences. In Tango Dragon and the Asteroid, Henry finds an innocent tango school in Toulouse is a cover for a private combat-training school. Ricardo still wants to kill Charlotte but then changes his mind. In a psychopathic mind game, Ricardo deviously binds Henry and Charlotte into another grotesque but daring blackmail scheme to bleed $380 billion from the worlds governments and walk away scot free.

All You Need Is Love

Author : Nancy Cooke de Herrera
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Written decades before Eat, Pray, Love, this inspiring memoir details one woman’s incredible journey through India to bring Eastern spirituality to the Western world. Even before she arrived at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of Transcendental Meditation, in Rishikesh, India, a city at the foothills of the Himalayas along the banks of the Ganges River, in 1962, Nancy Cooke de Herrera lived a lifetime of adventure. During the 1950s, she traveled the globe as a goodwill ambassador of the US State Department, giving lectures on American fashion, culture, and customs. But when her beloved husband, Luis, died, de Herrera sought a life of greater meaning. The Maharishi became her guru, mentor, and friend, and in return she served as his publicist, spreading his message of peace and love wherever she went. In this remarkable autobiography, with a foreword by Deepak Chopra, de Herrera recounts not only her international escapades but also her inner journey to spiritual enlightenment. Trained by the Maharishi, she returned home and taught meditation to troubled youth, HIV/AIDS patients, and celebrities such as Madonna, Sheryl Crow, and Greta Garbo. Her publicity efforts led to the explosion of interest in meditation, yoga, and Eastern spirituality in America. Rich in endearing anecdotes about life at the ashram with famous visitors, including the Beatles, Mia Farrow, and Mike Love, and pieces of timeless wisdom, All You Need Is Love reveals a life lived with compassion, open-mindedness, and the belief that one person can change the world.

Heart of the Dreaming

Author : Di Morrissey
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The book that launched Di Morrissey as Australia's most popular female novelist. At 21, Queenie Hanlon has the world at her feet and the love of handsome bushman TR Hamilton. Beautiful, wealthy and intelligent, she is the only daughter of Tingulla Station, the famed outback property in the wilds of western Queensland. At 22, her life lies in ruins. A series of disasters has robbed her of everything she ever loved. Everything except Tingulla - her ancestral home and her spirit's Dreaming place...And now she is about to lose that too...An extraordinary story of thwarted love and heroic struggle, Heart of the Dreaming is the tale of one woman's courage and her determination to take on the world and win.


Author : Paul Lederer
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When their train is hijacked, two railroad detectives take to the prairie On the Colorado railroad, two men enforce the law: a hired gun named Tango and a smoothly dressed sleuth named Ned Chambers. As they pass through the frozen landscape on their way to Denver, Ned watches two well-heeled guests: the aristocratic beauty Lady Marina Simpson and Adam Wilson, the vice president’s brother, who has come to assess the territory’s readiness for statehood. When a bonfire on the tracks stops the train, Tango and Chambers hustle their VIPs out into the night. The wilderness is dangerous, but to stay behind means certain death. Hijacked by bandits, the train pulls away without the small party, abandoning them on the frozen prairie. Tango and Chambers have only one chance to reach Denver alive: They must make like outlaws and steal back their train.

Lonely Planet Argentina

Author : Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet's Argentina is your most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch enormous icebergs calve from Glaciar Perito Moreno, tour wineries and enjoy the finished product around Mendoza, and hike the rugged Fitz Roy Range for stunning mountain views -all with your trusted travel companion.

Punch Doubt in the Face

Author : Nicolle Merrill
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The days of sticking with a single career path until our golden years of retirement are gone. In the last ten years, the world of work has changed significantly. But the career advice you’ve been given since you were a kid hasn’t. Enter Nicolle Merrill, four-time (and counting) career-changer, professional reinventor, and author. In Punch Doubt in the Face: How to Upskill, Change Careers, and Beat the Robots, Nicolle translates the future of work into a roadmap to a better career and professional empowerment. Grounded in her belief that our careers are like a Choose Your Own Adventure book—full of possibilities, new paths, and the occasional surprise—Nicolle helps readers evaluate their careers like mini-futurists. You’ll discover a new career that fits your lifestyle, learn how to attain the skills needed to thrive in the workplace of the future, and go on a professional adventure or two—regardless of your age or your industry. Read this book. Your future self will thank you.

Twisted Tango

Author : Richard J. Walter
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Peter Benton arrives in Buenos Aires, Argentina in June 1945 to investigate possible fraud in the local office of a foreign film distributor. In Buenos Aires, he reunites with his partner from his days in the OSS, who has been posted to the U.S. embassy. His friend recruits him to spy on the most powerful figure in Argentina, Colonel Juan Pern, and his young mistress, Eva Duarte. Complicating the assignment is the simultaneous arrival of a former Germany army officer who is on a secret mission to deliver gold to Pern that will help pave the way for the re-birth of the Third Reich. Benton soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous game of high-stakes diplomacy, political intrigure, deceit, and betrayal, a game that not only puts his own life in danger but one that threatens the life of the young Argentine beauty with whom he falls in love. This story of suspense and romance is told against the realistic backdrop of a major turning point in the history of Argentina and its relations with the United States.

Politics of Touch

Author : Erin Manning
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A Stranger s Wife

Author : Paige Phillips
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HUSBAND Jake Chastain—handsome, rich, sinfully seductive. Perfect husband material…and in his absence, Meg Lindley was hired to act as his wife. Jake was never supposed to know…. LOVER But suddenly he was there—kissing his "wife" with passion that seared straight to Meg's heart. Sweeping her away into hiding—and demanding answers she didn't have. STRANGER Meg was a double, a last-minute substitute for a woman who had vanished. Even as she fell in love with Jake, she suspected someone was trying to kill him. Meg had to tell Jake the truth—and convince him to trust a stranger….