The Obsession

The Obsession Author Nora Roberts
ISBN-10 9780698197008
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 464
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The riveting new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Liar. “She stood in the deep, dark woods, breath shallow and cold prickling over her skin despite the hot, heavy air. She took a step back, then two, as the urge to run fell over her.” Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous. No matter how close she gets to happiness, she can’t outrun the sins of Thomas David Bowes. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, a rambling old house in need of repair, thousands of miles away from everything she’s ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the kindly residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up—especially the determined Xander Keaton. Naomi can feel her defenses failing, and knows that the connection her new life offers is something she’s always secretly craved. But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and, as she’s learned time and again, her past is never more than a nightmare away. From the Hardcover edition.



Obsession

Obsession Author William B. Faraday
ISBN-10 0787303208
Release 1996-09-01
Pages 23
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Late electrician & chemist of the Royal Institution, England. Obsession is the irregular of perverted action of the natural law, existing between spiritual and physical life.



The Obsession

The Obsession Author Meyer Levin
ISBN-10 9781625670649
Release 2015-08-13
Pages 268
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In 1951, Meyer Levin’s wife gave him a copy of The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, which had just been published in France. Levin was already a successful writer in his mid-forties, searching for a way to bear witness to his experiences as a war correspondent in Europe. In Anne Frank’s diary, he found the voice he had been waiting for. The Obsession, widely regarded as one of Meyer Levin’s finest works, is a candid account of his struggle to bring his version of Anne Frank’s diary to Broadway. Levin’s adaptation, begun with the support of Anne’s father, Otto, was eventually deemed ‘unstageworthy,’ and he was supplanted by non-Jewish writers. To Levin, it was a clear case of sanitizing Anne’s story in favor of mass appeal. He battled for his version in courtrooms and out, but the fallout nearly destroyed both his family and his career. In recounting the mania that gripped him for twenty years, Levin spares neither himself nor others. Like all his best work, this extraordinary memoir encompasses larger themes—the nature of Jewishness, the price of assimilation, the writer’s obligation to himself and to his subject, and the search for identity and purpose.



Obsession

Obsession Author Jessica Hawkins
ISBN-10 9780990872863
Release 2015-06-05
Pages 198
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Obsession is book four in the Explicitly Yours Series. Beau Olivier never intended to fall in love, but what was once his conquest has become his prize. Until he ends up in the same position he was ten years earlier—between Lola’s legs and begging to have her. So when she disappears into thin air, leaving him empty-handed and alone, Beau is consumed with the need to find her. As Lola gets farther from his reach, Beau is driven to the brink of insanity trying to find her. When he reaches the edge, he has to decide if he can let Lola go for good—or if he’ll bring her down with him.



Obsession

Obsession Author Simon Beckett
ISBN-10 9783644402713
Release 2009-10-05
Pages 416
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Ein Kind, das schweigt. Ein Geheimnis, das tötet. Als seine Frau unvermutet stirbt, ist Ben am Boden zerstört. Allein Jacob, Sarahs autistischer Sohn, spendet ihm Trost. Doch während Ben die gemeinsame Wohnung aufräumt, macht er eine ungeheuerliche Entdeckung: Jacob war gar nicht Sarahs leibliches Kind. Offenbar hatte sie den Jungen entführt, als der noch ein Baby war. Fassungslos informiert Ben die Behörden, die Jacobs leiblichen Vater schnell ermitteln. Keiner ahnt, dass damit eine Lawine tödlicher Obsessionen ins Rollen gebracht wird. Simon Beckett ist einer der erfolgreichsten Autoren der Gegenwart. Allein in Deutschland verkauften sich seine Bücher millionenfach.



The Obsession of Victoria Gracen

The Obsession of Victoria Gracen Author Grace Livingston Hill
ISBN-10 1542876176
Release 2017-02
Pages 258
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Grace Livingston Hill was a prolific writer of Christian fiction. The main characters in Hill's novels were usually young, strong Christian women and the books often featured the themes of good vs. evil and redemption. The Obsession of Victoria Gracen is a classic novel set in a quiet town where a woman opens her home to her young troubled nephew.



Obsession

Obsession Author Katherine Sutcliffe
ISBN-10 9780743417754
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 352
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USA Today bestselling author Katherine Sutcliffe sweeps fans away to the passionate affair she began in Devotion, as one man's search for his lost love leads him to the heights of OBSESSION. Trey Hawthorne, the Duke of Salterdon, once had a reputation that would humble the Marquis de Sade. Then he found his heart's desire in gentle, innocent Maria Ashton, whose healing touch ignited a forbidden passion between the noble duke and the lowborn vicar's daughter. Defying his family, Hawthorne intended to wed Maria -- but she mysteriously vanished before he could take her as his bride. After tirelessly searching for her for months, Trey gave up hope and reverted to his former wicked ways. Now, chance has led Trey to his beloved at last -- but the devastating truth behind her disappearance might prove more than he can bear. As he fights to rescue his beautiful Maria from a life of torment, Trey wonders if in saving her, he will also finally save himself -- or if the fight will cost him everything....



The Obsession

The Obsession Author Jacquelynn Luben
ISBN-10 9781611871456
Release 2011-08-07
Pages 7
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A young man enters a luxury flat from the window - with one objective - to steal what he can from the unknown occupant. But Andrew is not a conventional small-time criminal, and as he prepares to leave, he sees something that makes him pause; he is drawn to a beautiful piano. Andrew cannot resist sitting down to play the instrument, and another life - the one he has abandoned - comes back to him. A short story from our Nibs literary line.



The Obsession of Henry Enright

The Obsession of Henry Enright Author J. I. Lorden
ISBN-10 9781462036738
Release 2011-07-27
Pages 192
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In 1955, Henry Enright is a stranger in a strange town. The painfully shy, naïve teenager has relocated with his family from Boston to a quiet rural community, and Henry tries not to remember the thrashing he received a few years earlier on a cold winter’s day in the shadow of St. Andrew’s Church—a beating that would leave him even more determined to find acceptance—no matter what the personal cost. In a time when rock and roll has just started to play from the jukeboxes and the sexual revolution is on the rise, Henry, determined to remake his image and be accepted by his peers, begins to make a dramatic transformation. With only his wits to guide him in his rebellion against authority and religious hypocrisy, Henry has no idea how devastating the consequences of his revolt against the world around him will be. Both poignant and heart-wrenching, The Obsession of Henry Enright captures the mood of an era through the eyes of a misguided soul seeking to know and be known.



Obsession

Obsession Author Treasure Hernandez
ISBN-10 9781622860210
Release 2012-12-01
Pages 224
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Tiffany is trapped in a life she never wanted for herself. The man she fell in love with turned out to be a lazy, good-for-nothing womanizer. Night after night Tiffany comes home to Blake's physical, mental, and verbal abuse. She's tried leaving in the past, but somehow he always finds her. Each time, she comes back and convinces herself things will get better. Then one day Blake beats her for the last time. Tiffany decides death is the only way out—and she's not the one being buried. Her life takes a drastic turn as she attempts to live the life she's always wanted. Lucky and Quick are childhood friends trying to make a name for themselves. They have been working corners, proving their loyalty to the streets and waiting for their big break. When they finally get the chance to prove themselves, they quickly climb up the ladder and find themselves working for the top dogs. Everything happens so fast that they end up on opposite sides of the fence and become enemies. Quick and Tiffany meet under unfortunate circumstances, but they instantly connect and fall in love. Tiffany is pulled into Quick's street world full of lies and revenge. Lucky and Quick are constantly going against each other, and the friendship seems to be lost forever. When the opportunity comes along for both of them to be on the top spot, will they be able to rekindle the friendship?



Obsession

Obsession Author Debra Carroll
ISBN-10 9781459286191
Release 2012-07-16
Pages 216
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Do You Have a Secret Fantasy? Celebrity author and recluse Emma Jordan does. She's collaborating on a screenplay of her bestselling erotic thriller with talented, sexy-as-sin Sam Cooper. The last thing in the world Emma wants is any kind of involvement. But working together in her isolated house creates a backdrop of sexual tension that would rival any of the silver screen's scorching love stories. Sam wants Emma. He burns for her, desires to break past her barriers to find out what had hurt her so badly. Emma wants to keep her fantasies just that. Fantasies. But Sam is a hard man to resist….



Obsession

Obsession Author Lennard J. Davis
ISBN-10 9780226137797
Release 2009-05-15
Pages 296
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We live in an age of obsession. Not only are we hopelessly devoted to our work, strangely addicted to our favorite television shows, and desperately impassioned about our cars, we admire obsession in others: we demand that lovers be infatuated with one another in films, we respond to the passion of single-minded musicians, we cheer on driven athletes. To be obsessive is to be American; to be obsessive is to be modern. But obsession is not only a phenomenon of modern existence: it is a medical category—both a pathology and a goal. Behind this paradox lies a fascinating history, which Lennard J. Davis tells in Obsession. Beginning with the roots of the disease in demonic possession and its secular successors, Davis traces the evolution of obsessive behavior from a social and religious fact of life into a medical and psychiatric problem. From obsessive aspects of professional specialization to obsessive compulsive disorder and nymphomania, no variety of obsession eludes Davis’s graceful analysis.



Obsession

Obsession Author Lilian Green
ISBN-10 9783866085602
Release 2014-01-10
Pages 134
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Die Vampirin Vivianne Causantín lebt unerkannt unter den Menschen. Da sie nicht altert, muss sie bald wieder ihr bisheriges Leben hinter sich lassen und eine neue Identität annehmen. Auch vor ihrer eigenen Rasse hat sie ein großes Geheimnis, das es zu bewahren gilt. Sie ist die Schwester der mächtigen Vampire Asher und Kieran und im Besitz des legendären Blutkristall-Rubins. Doch das Familienerbstück, um das sich viele Legenden ranken, wird ihr plötzlich gestohlen. Ihr bleibt nichts anderes übrig, als sich schnellstens auf die Suche nach dem Juwel zu machen und dabei so unauffällig wie möglich zu agieren. Dabei erhält sie Hilfe von unerwarteter Seite und schon bald steht ihr Herz in Flammen ...



Obsession

Obsession Author Susan Lewis
ISBN-10 9781409008200
Release 2010-08-31
Pages 672
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Corrie Browne is an ordinary girl with extraordinary ambitions. Determined to find the father she has never known, her search takes her from the quiet Suffolk village where she lives, to a new life in London, a fastpace television career - and to three people who come to dominate her life. Luke, charismatic, blond and charming, is the only one to make Corrie feel welcome at TW TV and the only one to recognise her talent. Cristoff, an internationally famous film director, is the man who teaches her everything he knows about sex and passion. And Annelise is her boss and friend - a woman about whom Corrie knows a secret that must never be revealed. Three colleagues - all of whom are to play an important role in Corrie's search for love and success. One of whom intends Corrie's ultimate destruction.



Obsession

Obsession Author Carol Ericson
ISBN-10 9780373696161
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 224
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MOST LIKELY TO BE MURDERED... Michelle Girard never expected three of her former classmates to wind up dead just before their high school reunion. But thanks to the sharp eye of her former crush, FBI Agent Colin Roarke, the scattered rose petals found at the scenes prove the "Reunion Killer" has struck again. Colin, an uneasy war hero, feels a need to protect Michelle, especially when she becomes the killer's latest obsession. Staying one step ahead has always been Colin's specialty, but as his frustration intensifies, so do the very real complications of long-buried feelings. Then Michelle is kidnapped, and clues lead Colin to the foreboding Columbella House, an abandoned Victorian mansion where shrouds of fog conceal dark secrets-and dangerous, hidden desires.



Obsession

Obsession Author Karen Robards
ISBN-10 9781440633898
Release 2008-05-27
Pages 400
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “[A] creepily effective suspense novel.”—The Seattle Times After surviving a horrific attack by masked gunmen, Katharine Lawrence awakens in the hospital—with an unfamiliar face staring back at her in the mirror. Katharine may not recognize her appearance, but she does know that she’s twenty-nine, the special assistant to the head of the CIA, and that she can trust no one—not even the smiling, handsome doctor at her bedside, Dr. Dan Howard. But when Katharine’s instinct tells her to run for her life, Dan becomes her newfound protector. For Katharine has no one else to turn to when they’re drawn into a shadowy world of conspiracy, where nothing is as it seems…and no one is who they appear to be. From the Paperback edition.



Overcoming Celebrity Obsession

Overcoming Celebrity Obsession Author Diane Saks
ISBN-10 1450228488
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 484
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OVERCOMING CELEBRITY OBSESSION is a star-studded journey from celebrity obsession to fulfilling life in three easy phases. When a fan is obsessed, a story character version of the celebrity is created. It is through the fan’s celebrity characterization that guides the fan through Phase 1. Upon understanding why the fan was obsessed in the first place, the journey through Phase 2 begins. This is the dark part of the fan’s life that the fan used the favorite celebrity to escape from. Professional counseling is not recommended in Phase 1, but can begin in Phase 2. In order to get the most from Phase 3, the fan must be able to look at parts of his or her real life and pull out the celebrity obsession. For example, every time someone couldn’t communicate or understand me, I saw that as my John Travolta obsession. If I was not given a chance to help out during a particular event, that was my David Cassidy obsession. It is in Phase 3 where we discuss personal behavior and set goals both professional and personal. The typical celebrity obsession theory is, the obsession is because of hero worship. Until now, celebrity obsession therapy has been in the hands of “professionals” who have never lived through celebrity obsession. Typical celebrity obsession studies state, that obsessed people need to stop obsessing over celebrities and get on with life. Diane knows better than that. She believes the fan needs to take some time to celebrity obsess while in OVERCOMING CELEBRITY OBSESSION in order to work through what is stopping the fan from getting the most out of life. Why would you want to put your celebrity obsession into the hands of someone with an advanced college degree or two, who has never been celebrity obsessed?