Download Belizean Blues: An Expat Murder Mystery (Millie and Mabel by Beth Fellows PDF

By Beth Fellows

lifestyles is idyllic within the quiet yet old fashioned retirement neighborhood of Paradise shorelines in northern Belize, till a newcomer to the neighbourhood is mysteriously murdered. stick to the adventures of Mabel Doyle, a mild-mannered, retired nurse from Kansas and her worldly-wise Canadian good friend Millicent Helmsworth, a retired diplomat’s spouse -- as they assist out their neighbours, observe their hidden entrepreneurial abilities, and inadvertently discover the stunning secrets and techniques at the back of the premature murder.

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Download Dark Lake--An Allie Armington Mystery by Louise Gaylord PDF

By Louise Gaylord

summer season on the Lake simply isn’t what it was. This yr, it’s murder.
After 15 years, Allie Armington returns to her aunt Sallie’s idyllic cottage retreat within the Adirondacks the place she spent such a lot of her formative years summers. until eventually the coincidence, that's. yet rather than the satisfied reunion she’s watching for, she unearths Sallie’s mangled physique and her cousin Arlene sure, gagged, and drugged.

The close-knit group of July 4th to hard work Day citizens on the Hotanawa compound attempts to painting the tragedy as a suicide to maintain issues out of the scoop. Allie understands higher. There’s been foul play, but the police officers have all yet closed the case.

To transparent her aunt’s attractiveness, Allie’s acquired to navigate her method round a compromised police division, filthy rich acquaintances with agendas, a cousin who’s became a meth head, and a drug conspiracy that simply will get stranger and stranger—especially because the good-looking drug cop is an best friend in a single second and a suspected conspirator the next.

Populated with buddies you're keen on to hate, adolescence ex-crushes you’d hate to like, and friends and family who advertise extra difficulties than options, darkish Lake brings us an up shut examine summer season existence within the Adirondacks and Allie at her best.

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Download Nachtschatten: Psychothriller (German Edition) by Steve Mosby,Ulrike Clewing PDF

By Steve Mosby,Ulrike Clewing

Detective Inspector Zoe Dolan und ihr staff sehen sich einem Alptraum gegenüber. Ein Stalker, der nachts lautlos in die Wohnungen von jungen Frauen eindringt, um sie zu misshandeln und zu vergewaltigen, sorgt für Panik und Misstrauen. Es hat den Anschein, als würden seine Attacken immer brutaler. Um sich eine trügerische Intimität vorzugaukeln, liebt es der Creeper, bereits im Schlafzimmer unter dem Bett zu liegen, wenn die jungen Frauen von der Arbeit zurückkehren. Zoe Dolan ist überzeugt, dass es nur noch eine Frage der Zeit ist, bis der Unbekannte zum Killer wird. Doch alle Nachforschungen verlaufen im Sande. Der Druck von Seiten der Öffentlichkeit wird immer stärker, DI Dolan braucht dringend einen Durchbruch in ihren Ermittlungen …

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Download Trade and Transport Facilitation Assessment (World Bank by John Arnold,Jean Francois Arvis,Monica Alina Mustra,Brendan PDF

By John Arnold,Jean Francois Arvis,Monica Alina Mustra,Brendan Horton,Robin Carruthers,Lauri Ojala

The 'Trade and delivery Facilitation evaluation' (TTFA) is a device for determining inefficiencies in overseas offer chains that restrict a country’s skill to compete in foreign alternate. The TTFA examines difficulties that have an effect on not just exports competitiveness, but in addition the facility to import and distribute inputs to creation and client items. This new TTFA toolkit was once constructed to satisfy the transforming into call for for facilitation and logistics reforms in an atmosphere of accelerating worldwide festival and elevated alternate in intermediate items. It displays useful event and the switch within the nature of call for from constructing nations. The TTFA specializes in simplification and harmonization of trade-related systems and identifies the possibilities for making improvements to logistics companies, infrastructure, and the general functionality of particular provide chains. It additionally outlines practices to enhance plans of motion with right interactions with govt corporations and stakeholders.

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Download Regional Planning in America by Ethan Seltzer,Armando Carbonell PDF

By Ethan Seltzer,Armando Carbonell

participants to this quantity recommend that planners within the twenty-first century might want to comprehend neighborhood matters in a neighborhood and international context. they need to be adept at defining making plans areas in line with practical making plans difficulties; in a position to achieving throughout barriers to evaluate, establish, and act on universal reason; and ready to navigate the currents of strength to create the lasting relationships and associations had to enforce plans. neighborhood making plans practices can deal with demanding situations city and rural groups face reaching sustainability via eco-friendly regionalism.

The editors demand a “region ethic” that would strengthen the sustainability of the areas on which our life will count. The zone ethic is a choice to acknowledge the critical interdependencies that make our inhabitation of towns and landscapes attainable. This e-book seeks to help a brand new iteration of practitioners in figuring out the roots, underpinnings, and functions of local making plans in the US this present day, and the customers for its perform within the future.

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Download Hôtel Atlantique (German Edition) by Valerie Jakob PDF

By Valerie Jakob

Die französische Biskaya – zum Sterben schön
Delphine Gueron ist nach ihrem Abschied von der Pariser Polizei zurückgekehrt in ihre alte Heimat, St. Julien de l. a. mer in der Nähe von Biarritz. Hier trifft sie sich einmal die Woche mit ihrer betagten Freundin Aurélie im noblen Hôtel Atlantique zum Tee. Doch eines Tages erscheint Aurélie nicht. Sie ist umgekommen. Ein Unfall, sagt die Polizei. Aber Delphines sechster Sinn sagt etwas anderes, und sie beginnt zu ermitteln. An nervtötende Vorschriften muss sie sich dabei nicht mehr halten. Unterstützung bekommt sie von dem fünfzehnjährigen Karim, der so dumm struggle, bei der ehemaligen commissaire einzubrechen. Zur Strafe erledigt der Junge bei ihr lästige Haus- und Gartenarbeiten. Mit der Zeit werden die beiden so etwas wie Freunde. Die Nachforschungen schweißen sie weiter zusammen. Und führen sie bis weit in die deutsch-französische Vergangenheit.

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Download Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy And by David Godschalk,Timothy Beatley,Philip Berke,David PDF

By David Godschalk,Timothy Beatley,Philip Berke,David Brower,Edward J. Kaiser

the 1st half the Nineties observed the biggest and costliest floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes within the historical past of the USA. whereas traditional risks can't be avoided, their human affects should be enormously lowered via strengthen motion that mitigates dangers and decreases vulnerability.Natural possibility Mitigation describes and analyzes the way in which that possibility mitigation has been conducted within the U.S. less than our nationwide catastrophe legislations, the Robert T. Stafford catastrophe reduction and Emergency counsel Act. it's the first systematic examine of the entire intergovernmental process for usual danger mitigation, together with its significant parts and the linkages between them.The ebook: analyzes the effectiveness of the Stafford Act and investigates what's contained in kingdom possibility mitigation plans required by way of the Act reviews how federal threat mitigation money were spent explores what is going into determination making following an enormous catastrophe appears to be like at how govt mitigation officers fee the effectiveness of the mitigation method indicates alterations which can support resolve the commonly famous issues of present equipment of dealing with disasters.Damages from typical mess ups are attaining catastrophic proportions, making normal danger mitigation an enormous nationwide coverage factor. The findings and suggestions offered during this quantity might be useful to bolster typical danger mitigation coverage and perform, thereby helping decrease drains at the federal treasury that pay for preventable restoration and aid expenses, and to spare citizens in components hit via common mess ups undue soreness and cost. it truly is an informative and eye-opening examine for planners, policymakers, scholars of making plans and geography, and execs operating for presidency organisations that take care of normal hazards.

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Download Eine Katze sitzt im Glashaus: Kriminalroman (Alice Nestleton by Lydia Adamson,Christine Pavesicz PDF

By Lydia Adamson,Christine Pavesicz

Endlich erhält Alice Nestleton, verkannte Schauspielerin und Nebenjob Catsitterin, das Angebot, in einem movie mitzuspielen. Als sie sich mit dem Produzenten in einem sehr vornehmen chinesischen eating place in manhattan trifft, kommt es zu einer Schießerei, noch bevor sie bestellen kann. Danach liegt die Kellnerin, die sie bedienen wollte, tot am Boden. Doch was once ist aus der schönen roten Tigerkatze geworden, die in dem Nobelrestaurant majestätisch auf einem Stahlregal saß? Und schon steckt Alice wieder mitten in der Aufklärung eines Mordes.

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Download South Fork Inn by Jennifer Bond PDF

By Jennifer Bond

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South Fork hotel is a suspenseful whodunit with a memorable heroine, a dynamic plotline and many romance and drama to maintain you hooked from the 1st few pages. writer Jennifer Bond’s decent debut novel is an extraordinary treat—curl up at the sofa and prepare for an outstanding read.

Harley and Josh Blake are in a nowhere marriage and Harley is itching for a brand new lifestyles. Josh is a well-established, filthy rich health care professional, yet Harley’s nature is to stick to her center and create a bit drama alongside the way in which. Harley takes an paintings type and shortly has the professor following her round like a love-struck stalker. yet Harley desires greater than small city lifestyles in Maine may give so she takes a handsome stranger up on his supply to maneuver to sunny California.

Harley’s drama is simply starting as she meets a hunky lifeguard and takes a task at an area lodge. either one of them develop into suspects in a kidnapping and unexpectedly, homicide and mayhem turn into components of her existence, and Harley can belief not anyone. Harley has to determine who the genuine kidnapper is ahead of she or he shuts her up for good.

Bond’s e-book provides a correct on track learn with a spunky protagonist—you’ll want this one doesn’t end.

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Jennifer Bond is a author and works within the scientific undefined. She is an avid motion picture buff, collector of father paintings, painter and dedicated mother. Ms. Bond is at the moment engaged on her moment novel and lives in Yakima, Washington along with her sons, Trent and Cannon.

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Download The Realities of Redistricting: Following the Rules and by Jonathan Winburn PDF

By Jonathan Winburn

permitting legislators to select the citizens that make up their districts is a primary clash of curiosity and primary main issue for the preferred sovereignty of yank elections. In The Realities of Redistricting, Jonathan Winburn examines the level of this capability challenge by way of targeting either the incentives and the restrictions dealing with country legislators through the redistricting procedure.

Most examine on redistricting has a tendency to check purely the results produced when it comes to partisan earnings or losses; despite the fact that, we all know less approximately what constrains political mapmakers throughout the approach. we all know even much less approximately no matter if constraints outfitted into the method are adequate to restrict the partisan manipulation of either district barriers and electoral results. From the start levels of redistricting to the ensuing results on election day, this ebook analyzes the limitations and incentives that kingdom legislators face.

By reading the full approach, this publication investigates who holds the ability within the procedure and improves our realizing of the stipulations below which redrawing district barriers have an important impact on partisan politics during the kingdom. particularly, reformers, who mostly argue for commissions, could locate that concentrating on the foundations instead of the actors is a greater route to enhancing the method. The Realities of Redistricting is a fascinating and informative learn for someone curious about essentially the most contentious approaches within the American system.

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