This provocative book chronicles how we got into this mess and presents three alternative proposals--each involving a combination of legal reforms and new business models--for how we could get out of it.
Author: William W. Fisher, III
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
During the past fifteen years, changes in technology have generated an extraordinary array of new ways in which music and movies can be produced and distributed. Both the creators and the consumers of entertainment products stand to benefit enormously from the new systems. Sadly, we have failed thus far to avail ourselves of these opportunities. Instead, much energy has been devoted to interpreting or changing legal rules in hopes of defending older business models against the threats posed by the new technologies. These efforts to plug the multiplying holes in the legal dikes are failing and the entertainment industry has fallen into crisis. This provocative book chronicles how we got into this mess and presents three alternative proposals--each involving a combination of legal reforms and new business models--for how we could get out of it.
'I hoped you'd know too, but I've had to be very patient!' 'I did know,' she said. 'It
felt so right, being with you again. But I'd promised Mark he should have his
chance and I had to keep to it.' Connor nodded. Thursday had told him about
Author: Lilian Harry
Publisher: Hachette UK
A powerful and evocative saga - the sequel to A GIRL CALLED THURSDAY. When Thursday Tilford returns to Haslar Hospital after two years serving as a VAD in Egypt, she finds many changes. With the town packed with troops waiting to leave for the Normandy beaches, and Haslar on standby for the wounded, Thursday's thoughts go to the two men who are vying for her heart: Connor Kirkpatrick, the naval doctor she met at Haslar in 1940, and army doctor Mark Sangster, who travelled with her on the troopship to Egypt. Although she longs to keep her promise to Connor, Thursday's feelings for Mark force her to consider the nature of promises and even, in the end, the nature of love itself. It is only as the war ends and she is presented with an ultimatum that she understands the truth about love, about promises - and about herself.
“No. I called because of both. I've always cared about you. Even when we were
kids.” The last puzzle piece dropped in, and pain sliced through her chest, almost
knocking her to her knees. “You married me to keep your promise to Ian.
Author: Christina Tetreault
Publisher: Christina Tetreault
Following the deaths of her brother and then her parents, Kelsey Bancroft put her life and dreams on hold. Three years later, Kelsey is still struggling financially to hold on to the last links she has to her family. She doesn’t need or want any distractions, especially not any distractions named Drew McKenzie. At the age of ten, Kelsey fell in love and decided someday she’d marry Drew, her older brother’s best friend. Although Kelsey long ago abandoned the silly fantasy, Drew has always occupied a special place in her heart. The day before Ian Bancroft lost his battle with cancer, star quarterback Drew McKenzie promised his best friend he’d look out for his younger sister. Until recently, he assumed his monthly phone calls to Kelsey were enough. Now that he knows differently, he’s moved back to North Salem, determined help Kelsey whether she wants his assistance or not. But just how far will Drew go to keep a promise to his best friend? A Promise To Keep is the fifth book in USA Today Best Selling Author Christina Tetreault’s Love On The North Shore Series. While it can easily be read as a standalone story, you'll likely enjoy reading the other books, too. Come and visit North Salem Today. The Courage To Love Hometown Love The Playboy Next Door In His Kiss A Promise To Keep When Love Strikes
Beth lost both her dear parents that night, both had died on impact. She knew that one could not live without the other, so it was fitting that they should both perish together. With Beth closer and closer to death herself, still pinned in the car; she was trapped between the wreckage from the front passenger seat and the rear passenger seat where she had been sitting when the unexpected impact took place. She had been unconscious the entire time and was unaware that the rescue crew was required to use their Jaws of Life to successfully remove her from the twisted and tangled debris. Once removed from the vehicle Beth been had pronounced dead, but was successfully revived, she was told later the medics had to shock her heart back into rhythm more than once; she had died twice before reaching the hospital. She had no memory of seeing heaven or the white light so many talked about during their life after death experience. But something still hung in the back of her mind, a man’s face, she couldn't see him clearly but she could feel his presence. Maybe it had just been the medic’s faces hovering over her while trying to revive her; she really didn't want to think any more about it, it was too painful. A soft and gentle kiss awoke her; she turned as though to snuggle in closer to his embrace. Stretching her arm across the bed to find the other side empty Beth awoke with a bead of sweat covering her brow…the same dream and feeling of loss had been assaulting her nights and effecting her days for weeks now. She could never see his face entirely, just glimpses of his supple lips and dark as midnight hair. How was he connected to her future or was it the past?
For God's sake, promise me." Flor de Ángel murmured, "I promise." "You too . . .
sir," Jimena said to me. "Yes, I promise." "Now I can die ... in peace," she said.
The sun was burning my skin, and the thirst was A Promise to Keep 117.
Author: Mario Bencastro
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Category: Hispanic Americans
Sixteen-year-old Sergio, struggling to honor his grandfather's wish to be buried in El Salvador, undertakes a journey filled with unexpected disasters, triumphs, and the memory of his beloved Abuelo.
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Author: Susan Spencer Paul
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
"After the war, I shall return. Let's get married then." Collin, a member of an aristocratic family, and Rose, an innkeeper's daughter, promise to marry each other despite the differences in their social status. However, in the midst of the Napoleonic Wars in a combat zone, Collin receives a letter from Rose one-sidedly breaking off the engagement. Collin returns home unconvinced, but when he goes searching for Rose, he hears that she has gone missing. When he finally locates Rose, he finds her working as a housekeeper for an elderly noblewoman at her manor. But Rose acts as if Collin is a total stranger when he expresses his unwavering love toward her.
(During my Court case last year when asking the Court to grant me re-
instatement of contact with Adam, my husband denied this incident, saying that I
had chosen to leave the family home.) I guess our 13 A Promise To KeeP my
Author: Kate Austin
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
People recognize post-partum blues as an expected element after giving birth. These anxious feelings are usually associated with hormonal changes and the slow adaptation to change. Unbeknownst to many, even adoptive parents experience the same things too, but are faced with even more difficulty, because of this unfamiliar occurrence that was, and is, not widely taught to soon-to-be adoptive parents. This is commonly called the Post-Adoption Depression Syndrome, (PADS). And this is the nightmare that changed my life forever. Before this, I had everything a woman could possibly wish for in her life. Due to suffering from PADS for the first time. I lost everything, including the most precious gift of all, my beautiful little Angel, Adam. I have spent years fighting Social Services, the Justice system and husband, with an unbelievably devastating outcome through lies, deceit, cover up, discrimination, and lack of understanding. I made a Promise to my son that I would never leave him and would always be there for him. Adam's fears came true as he had his mummy taken away from him for no known reason other than jealousy of the special and loving bond we shared, and resentment of my illness by his father. I will never give up fighting to have us reunited and to keep the Promise I made to him.
"When Jed Dalloway started over, ranching a mountain plot for his recluse boss saved him.
Author: Allison Leigh
Publisher: Return to the Double C
He's facing a tough choice... When opportunity shows up on his doorstep Will this rancher seize his second chance? When Jed Dalloway started over, ranching a mountain plot for his recluse boss saved him. So when hometown girl April Reed offers a deal to develop the land, to protect his ailing mentor, Jed tells her no sale. But his heart doesn't get the message. While business might be off the table, could April be the new lease on life this wounded man needs? New York Times Bestselling Author
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • President-elect Joe Biden, the author of Promise Me, Dad, tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s beloved, influential vice president. “I remain ...
Author: Joe Biden
Publisher: Random House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the author of Promise Me, Dad, tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s beloved, influential vice president. “I remain captivated by the possibilities of politics and public service. In fact, I believe that my chosen profession is a noble calling.”—Joe Biden Vice President Joe Biden has both witnessed and participated in a momentous epoch of American history. In Promises to Keep, Joe Biden reveals what these experiences taught him about himself, his colleagues, and the institutions of government. With his customary candor and wit, Biden movingly recounts growing up in a staunchly Catholic multigenerational household in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware; overcoming personal tragedy, life-threatening illness, and career setbacks; his relationships with presidents, with world leaders, and with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle; and his leadership of powerful Senate committees. Through these and other recollections, Biden shows us how the guiding principles he learned early in life—to work to make people’s lives better; to honor family and faith; to value persistence, candor, and honesty—are the foundation on which he has based his life’s work as husband, father, and public servant. Promises to Keep is an intimate series of reflections from a public servant who surmounted numerous challenges to become one of our most effective leaders and who refuses to be cynical about politics. It is also a stirring testament to the promise of the United States. Praise for Promises to Keep “A ripping good read . . . Biden is a master storyteller and has stories worth telling.”—The Christian Science Monitor “A compelling personal story.”—The New York Times “Moving . . . [Biden’s] response to tragedy and near death [is] both admirable and likable.”—Salon
He remembered so many times in their childhood and adolescence when she'd
begged him, Please, don't leave me alone. Then, it was to protect her from their
parents. “No, Ruthie. I'm not going anywhere.” “You were on assignment when.
Author: Kathryn Shay
Publisher: Ocean View Books
By-the-book Secret Service Agent Joe Stonehouse is assigned to work with rebel Agent Luke Ludzecky on a task force to combat school violence. When they go undercover in Fairholm, NY, to a school flagged for an outbreak, they find that the institution is indeed in danger. But when Joe butts heads with principal Suzanna Quinn, and teacher Kelsey Cunningham gets close to her new student Luke, all their personal lives are turned upside down. In Book 1, PROMISES TO KEEP, follow the fast-paced plot ripped straight from the headlines and bask in the love stories that will make you believe in romance. Don’t miss all five books in the Lean On Me Series, heart-wrenching stories of teens in jeopardy and the adults who’ve dedicated their lives to helping them: PROMISES TO KEEP, MICHAEL’S FAMILY, TRUST IN ME, WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN and A PRICE WORTH PAYING. Praise for PROMISES TO KEEP: "Shay does an admirable job with a difficult subject, writing about school violence with sensitivity and realism and without shying away from any of the hard issues, such as the balance between the students' protection and their civil liberties." Shelley Mosley Booklist “Kathryn Shay’s storytelling grabbed me on page one and her characters held me until the very last word.” Barbara Bretton, USA TODAY bestselling author. “Kathryn Shay is a master of her craft. PROMISES TO KEEP will hold you on the edge of your seat with an ending you’ll remember long after you turn the last page.” USA TODAY bestselling author Catherine Anderson. "Kathryn Shay’s first mainstream romantic suspense is a gripping story that will haunt readers with its authenticity. And those who pick up a copy will find not one, but two absorbing romance threads, full of sensuality and fire. If ever the label of “sure thing” were deserved by a book, PROMISES TO KEEP is such a book.” The Romance Reader “These are all living breathing people you might meet anywhere at any time. The action and suspense balance well with the love, so that neither plot is skimped upon. I eagerly await her next release.” Huntress Reviews “A wonderful work of contemporary romance, with a plot ripped straight from the headlines. Kathryn Shay never disappoints.” NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Lisa Gardner
An option is a promise to keep an offer open for a stated period of time. That is,
the offeror undertakes not to revoke the offer for a specified period, so that the
offeree is assured of a set time to consider and respond to the proposal without
Author: Brian A. Blum
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Examples & Explanations: Contracts, Fourth Edition, Is an accessible, comprehensive treatment of first-year contracts topics. This popular and well-written study aid speaks clearly and directly to students and is designed to provide them with information, examples, and analysis in appropriate complexity and detail. Important features of this highly regarded study aid include the author's strong writing ability and skill in teaching first-year students to develop an understanding of difficult concepts clear and direct explanatory text that is specifically geared To The needs of first-year students diagrams that provide useful visual aids for students to help in remembering key points the unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations format that combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns comprehensive questions with a variety of issues in one fact situation, similar to those on law school or bar examinations New To The Fourth Edition: updated discussion of UCC Articles 1 and 2, including both the current and revised versions of the Articles and an explanation of the changes new cases and developments new and revised examples and explanations based on new cases and changes in the UCC
Barbara might have to attend a strict private school to learn responsibility. Summer camp offers her opportunities to succeed or fail at this and to see how each make her feel. She finally learns that A PROMISE IS TO KEEP.
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manners Pepper and Mama ' s newjob Pepper goes to - school Pepper learns to keep a promise Meet Pepper - the sprightly , lovable puppy . Watch him resolve
She opened her mouth and closed it. As much as she hated to admit it, there was
no denying that until this person was caught, she and TJ needed Ben's protection
. But who would protect her from Ben if he discovered TJ was his son?
Author: Patricia Bradley
Acting Sheriff Ben Logan hasn't heard from Leigh Somerall in a very long time, but it doesn't mean he can get her--or their whirlwind romance of ten years ago--out of his head. When she calls out of the blue, it is with a strange request to protect her brother, Tony. When Tony dies just days later, Ben is charged with a different task--protecting Leigh and her nine-year-old son, TJ, from the killers. But how can Ben keep an eye on Leigh if she's doing everything in her power to avoid him? And could the secret that Leigh is keeping change Ben's life forever? Suspense, intrigue, and a touch of romance make A Promise to Protect perfect for readers who like their stories with a hearty dose of mystery.
She swallowed, fighting to keep her features neutral. “I don't know who it was. But
he said he'd trade Miranda for Joy. He said if he didn't get Joy back, we'd never
hear from Miranda again.” For a second, Matt looked just as stunned and ...
Author: Liz Johnson
Navy SEAL Matt Waterstone knows about keeping people safe. When his best friend's sister is attacked, Matt promises no harm will come to Ashley Sawyer—not on his watch. But Matt's not the only protective one. Ashley will do anything to safeguard the residents of the battered women's shelter she runs. She's sure she can handle the threats she gets in return. What she can't handle is the way Matt scales the walls around her heart. Yet when she falls prey to a crime web far more sinister than she'd realized, trusting Matt could be the only way to survive….
High standards for all students were seen as the promise of American education, a promise that the Technical Planning Group wants to help the nation keep. In
this context, the Group focused upon its charge: to recommend criteria and ...