Out of North Korea A gripping novel about an American held captive in a North Korean prison camp

Author: Alana Terry
Publisher: Firstfruits Publishing
ISBN: 1941735703
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An atheist journalist. A North Korean prison camp. An inspiring novel you won't soon forget. "My favorite Christian fiction book of all time ... and I've read many." ~ L.D. *** A single photograph could cost his life ... Ian has searched the world over, hunting for a perfect photograph. He finds it in North Korea when he stumbles upon a young street kid foraging for roots. Unaware that this single act will cost his freedom, Ian takes the shot. Now he must pay the penalty. A true-to-life novel about an American imprisoned behind North Korea's closed borders. A gripping tale of courage, faith, and hope. Read Out of North Korea and be inspired today.

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Author: Michael Scott Moore
Publisher: Edel:Books
ISBN: 384190663X
Format: PDF, ePub
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2012 reiste der deutsch-amerikanische Journalist Michael Scott Moore nach Westafrika, um über Piraten zu recherchieren, denen in Hamburg der Prozess gemacht wurde. In Somalia wird er – bittere Ironie des Schicksals – selbst entführt und anschließend fast drei Jahre lang an verschiedenen Orten gefangen gehalten. Aber Moore bleibt stark, überlebt Gewalt, Hunger, Isolation und Terror durch IS und Al-Shabaab. Nach 977 Tagen und Zahlung von 1,6 Mio. Dollar Lösegeld kommt er frei. Dies ist die packende Schilderung seiner Entführung – eine mentale Achterbahnfahrt, aber auch eine brilliante Reportage mit Einblicken in eine unbekannte Welt. Moore schafft es, trotz seiner traumatischen Erlebnisse ein differenziertes Bild des Islam zu zeichnen und auch den Blick auf die politischen, wirtschaftlichen und religiösen Hintergründe seiner Entführung nicht zu verlieren.


Author: Aimée Carter
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460330609
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The truth can set her free For the past two months, Kitty Doe's life has been a lie. Forced to impersonate Lila Hart, the Prime Minister's niece, in a hostile meritocracy on the verge of revolution, Kitty sees her frustration grow as her trust in her fake fiancé cracks, her real boyfriend is forbidden and the Blackcoat rebels she is secretly supporting keep her in the dark more than ever. But in the midst of discovering that her role in the Hart family may not be as coincidental as she thought, she's accused of treason and is forced to face her greatest fear: Elsewhere. A prison where no one can escape. As one shocking revelation leads to the next, Kitty learns the hard way that she can trust no one, not even the people she thought were on her side. With her back against the wall, Kitty wants to believe she'll do whatever it takes to support the rebellion she believes in—but is she prepared to pay the ultimate price?

Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive

Author: Jonathan P. Walton
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830873368
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"America is a Christian nation." "All men are created equal." "We are the land of the free and the home of the brave." Except when we're not. These commonly held ideas break down in the light of hard realities, the study of Scripture, and faithful Christian witness. The president is not the messiah, the Constitution is not the Bible, and the United States is not a city on a hill or the hope for the world. The proclaimed hope of America rings most hollow for Native peoples, people of color, the rural poor, and other communities pressed to the margins. Jonathan Walton exposes the cultural myths and misconceptions about America's identity. Focusing on its manipulation of Scripture and the person of Jesus, he redirects us to the true promises found in the gospel. Walton identifies how American ideology and way of life has become a false religion, and shows that orienting our lives around American nationalism is idolatry. Our cultural notions of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are at odds with the call to take up our cross and follow Jesus. Ultimately, our place in America is distinct from our place in the family of Jesus. Discover how the kingdom of God offers true freedom and justice for all.

Valens the Fletcher and His Captive Medieval Captives 2

Author: Lindsay Townsend
Publisher: Siren-BookStrand
ISBN: 1632593173
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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[BookStrand Historical Romance, capture, HEA] Katherine has been let down by men before. Can she trust the man who captures her? England, Summer 1132 Valens is an arrow-maker and spy for Lord Sebastian (the hero of Sebastian the Alchemist & His Captive, Medieval Captives 1). His beloved sister Julia has died, leaving an infant who needs breast-feeding. Valens is still single, so needs to find a wet nurse for the baby. He kidnaps young Katherine, and her baby, Jack, from a camp of women. Can Katherine save Edith, Valens's little niece? Can she trust the handsome Valens, share her secrets, make a life with him? Can she recover Jack's lost inheritance? Ordered to court Katherine by his lord, Valens slowly begins to understand that he loves Kate, that he loves making a family with her, Jack, and Edith. Does his realization come too late? When, on their wedding day, a plot between Valens and Sebastian is revealed, can Katherine forgive Valens? Can she trust a spy? ** A BookStrand Mainstream Romance

Riley and Kane Bundle

Author: Alexa Riley
ISBN: 9781724682581
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Riley & Kane bundle includes Taken by the Russian, Dirty Uncle, Back River Quiver, Summer Camp Captive...and the NEW Now You've Done It. Warning: It's the best of Alexa and Jessa smashed together with all the gooey steam you love! It's okay if you like it... we won't tell

Captive Witness

Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 148145014X
Format: PDF, ePub
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On a student tour through Europe, Nancy discovers that their leader is on a secret mission to transfer ten refugee children from an iron curtain country to freedom! Before the mission is completed, Nancy receives an urgent message from her father concerning a missing entry in a foreign film festival. Undaunted and clever, Nancy pursues an intriguing clue found in a student’s wheelchair and finds herself in great danger.

Australian Mammals Biology and Captive Management

Author: Stephen Jackson
ISBN: 0643098585
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This authoritative volume represents a complete and comprehensive guide to the husbandry of Australian marsupials and other mammals. Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Management dedicates a chapter to each group of animals including the platypus, the echidna, carnivorous marsupials, numbats, bandicoots and bilbies, koalas, wombats, possums and gliders, macropods, bats, rodents and the dingo. For each animal group the following information is covered: Biology; Housing; Capture and restraint; Transport; Diet; Breeding; Artificial rearing; and Behaviour and behavioural enrichment. The book provides a complete literature review of all known information on the biology of each group of animals and brings information on their biology in the wild into captive situations. Also, for the first time, it provides practical guidelines for hand-rearing, and has been extensively reviewed by zookeepers and veterinarians to incorporate the most up-to-date information and techniques. Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Management provides practical guidance for zoo-keepers, veterinarians, zoologists, researchers and students. Winner of the 2004 Whitley Medal. Shortlisted in the Scholarly Reference section of the 2004 Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing.

White Captives

Author: June Namias
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807876097
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White Captives offers a new perspective of Indian-white coexistence on the American frontier through analysis of historical, anthropological, political, and literary materials. --> Namias shows that visual, literary, and historical accounts of the capture of Euro-Americans by Indians are commentaries on the uncertain boundaries of gender, race, and culture during the colonial Indian Wars, the American Revolution, and the Civil War. She compares the experiences and representations of male and female captives over time and on successive frontiers and examines the narratives of captives Jane McCrea, Mary Jemison, and Sarah Wakefield.