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  Chapter 1   About Sex Addiction   ‘If you have to have an addiction, then that...
Your father is making a map of the world, the boy’s mother had told him – the countries he has saved,...
When Yevgeni closes his eyes, the world comes in.   The world rattling and banging, whispers and footfalls,...
During this sleep he has an intense dream. He and his mother and father and some others are sitting around their...
Met haar groot swart oë en ’n lyfie wat lyk of hy in twee sal breek as mens te hard daaraan vat, benewel...
The Man and the Scam   ...I have nothin' to hide. I'm an open book; if I can make a buck, I make a...
Kweku dies barefoot on a Sunday before sunrise, his slippers by the doorway to the bedroom like dogs. At the moment...
Chapter 1   I may have found a solution to the Wife Problem. As with so many scientific breakthroughs, the...
Chapter 1   Having been born a freeman, and for more than thirty years enjoyed the blessings of liberty in a...
PANNONIA, 453 C.E.   The barbarian encampment was enormous, a great city that moved from place to place at...
Stolen Pleasures   British West Indies, February 1813   He’d stolen a bride.  ...
I know nothing grander, better exercise, better digestion, more positive proof of the past, the triumphant result of...
6 December 1735   i   Two days ago I should have been celebrating my tenth birthday at my home in...
Chapter 1   Belle flicked through the pile of magazines in front of her. Pictures of beautifully sculpted,...
Chapter 1   I loved New York with the kind of mad passion I reserved for only one other thing in my life....
Peri-Peri Chicken Livers   I’ve finally perfected the peri-peri chicken liver recipe!...
Apple and Sage Pork Sausages with Sweet Mustard Sauce   By Bertus Basson   Other than...
Fire-Baked Lemon Tart   By Tomas & Daniel   This is one of the most delicious tarts you will...
INTRODUCTION    Lessons from the Boot of a Car is not a how-to book or a how-I-did-it book. It’s...
Introduction   After the several whirlwind months that ensued after The Little Paris Kitchen book and TV...

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