Network Design Cookbook, 2nd Edition by Michel Thomatis (ver. 2.0.4) Requirements: .PDF reader, 28 mb Overview: The second edition of the Network Design Cookbook provides a new approach for building a network design by selecting design modules (or PODs) based on the business requirements, engineer’s preferences, and recommendations. This new approach provides a structured process that you, as a network engineer or consultant, can use to meet the critical technical objectives while keeping within the parameters of industry best practices. In this book, you will find valuable resources and tools for constructing the topology and services you need for many solutions such as LAN, WAN, Data Center, Internet Edge, Firewall, to Collaboration. This book will be a valuable tool in both learning how to design a network, as well as a reference as you advance in your career. Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices
De kracht van breien by Loretta Napoleoni Requirements: ePUB Reader / 3.5 MB Overview: Napoleoni onderzoekt de kracht achter het oeroude ambacht breien. Ze laat zien hoe de breikunst de mens helpt overleven en verbindt haar met sociaal-economische en politieke veranderingen wereldwijd. In een wereld vol ongelijkheid, waarin veel mensen bang of eenzaam zijn, kan breien een bevrijdende bezigheid zijn. Terrorisme- expert Loretta Napoleoni breit al haar hele leven. Breien is troostrijk en zorgt voor rust in je hoofd. Meer dan dat: het is een prachtige metafoor van het leven. Napoleoni laat in dit boek zien dat de breikunst de mens hielp overleven, hoe vrouwen er geschiedenis mee schreven en elkaar daarbij van generatie op generatie kennis en levenslessen doorgaven. Met het breien als leidraad verbindt zij sociale, economische en politieke veranderingen in het oude Egypte en Peru met het moderne Mongolië. Van de spinning bees in de Amerikaanse Onafhankelijkheidsoorlog en de breispionnen in de Tweede Wereldoorlog komt zij via het antimaterialisme van de hippies terecht bij het wildbreien tegen klimaatverandering. Aan de hand van recente neurowetenschappelijke ontdekkingen belicht Napoleoni daarnaast de effecten van breien op lichaam en geest. In dit unieke boek ligt ook een persoonlijke ontdekkingsreis besloten. Napoleoni deelt ruimhartig de wijze lessen en onweerstaanbare adviezen van haar grootmoeder, die haar als kind het ambacht leerde, evenals een tiental eenvoudige succespatronen om meteen de draad op te pakken. Loretta Napoleoni (1955) schreef verschillende internationale bestsellers, waaronder IS. De terreurstaat, De terugkeer van het kalifaat en Mensenhandelaren. Zij is wereldwijd een van de belangrijkste deskundigen op het gebied van witwassen en de financiering van terrorisme. Genre: General / Non Fiction
Partners in Crime by Josh Lanyon (3 Classic Gay Mystery Novels ) Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 723kb Overview: Three classic novels of murder and suspense from “the Agatha Christie of gay mystery.” A disgraced FBI agent and a small-town sheriff team up to catch a serial killer in the atmospheric thriller Winter Kill. Probing the enigma of legendary 1960s artist Cosmo Bari’s disappearance proves deadly to his son in the traditional cozy Murder in Pastel. Murder and mayhem make for strange bedfellows at a mystery writing conference in the comic who-dunnit Somebody Killed His Editor (the first book of the Holmes & Moriarity series). Genre: MM Romance
Point Blank: Five Dangerous Ground Novellas by Josh Lanyon Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 671kb Overview: The first five Dangerous Ground novellas collected in digital for the first time! (Includes two fan exclusives: an “interview” with David Bradley and an “interview” with Will and Taylor.) Genre: MM Romance
DANGEROUS GROUND Special Agents for the Department of Diplomatic Security, Taylor MacAllister and Will Brandt have been partners and best friends for three years, but everything changed the night Taylor admitted the truth about his feelings for Will. But it’s complicated…
OLD POISON Happy Birthday, Taylor! Taylor has pretty well recovered from his shooting, but not everyone is happy to see him reach his next birthday.
BLOOD HEAT Special Agents for the Department of Diplomatic Security, Taylor MacAllister and Will Brandt have been partners forever and lovers for three months, but their new relationship is threatened when Will is offered a plum two-year assignment in Paris. It’s a bad time to find themselves in the middle of the New Mexico wilderness responsible for the health and welfare of a suspected terrorist.
DEAD RUN The boys are back in town—and Paris is burning!
For Special Agents of the Department of Diplomatic Security, Taylor MacAllister and Will Brandt, the strain of a long distance relationship is beginning to tell after eleven months of separation. A romantic holiday could be just the thing to bridge the ever-growing distance, but when Taylor spots a terrorist from the 70s, long believed dead but very much alive, it’s c’est la vie.
KICK START Will is finally braced to bring Taylor home to meet the folks. Unfortunately, not every member of the Brandt clan loves Taylor the way Will does. Then again, not everyone loves the Brandts. In fact, someone has a score to settle—and too bad for any former DS agents who get in the way when the bullets start to fly.
The Snowman’s Children: A Novel by Glen Hirshberg, Narrated by Joe Hempel Requirements: .MP3 reader, 282MB, Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins | 64kbps Overview: The Snowman’s Children is a poignant, psychologically intense first novel that tells the story of an incident from one man’s childhood in the 1970s, when a serial killer called The Snowman stalked the streets of suburban Detroit.
The incident, a result of good but woefully misguided juvenile intentions, forced his family to leave their home, and eventually forced him, at age 29, to return to his hometown in search of three old friends.
Reminiscent of both To Kill a Mockingbird in its touching portrait of childhood and the beautifully written brand of suspense that calls to mind Smilla’s Sense of Snow, The Snowman’s Children is an unusually controlled and original novel that establishes Hirshberg as an important new voice in American literature. Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction
De Beschermer by Shanna Bell Requirements: ePUB Reader / 367 KB Overview: HECTOR In het echt eindigt het Beest niet met Belle. Dus ik moet uit haar buurt blijven. Zelfs als het me kapot maakt om haar met een andere man te zien.
MARY Hij denkt dat ik hem niet aankan. Maar ik weet wat ik wil. Hij wordt van mij, al is dat het laatste wat ik doe. Genre: Romance
The Adrien English Mysteries by Josh Lanyon (Books 1 – 3) Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 697kb Overview: Josh Lanyon is the author of over sixty titles of classic Male/Male fiction featuring twisty mystery, kickass adventure and unapologetic man-on-man romance. Her work has been translated into eleven languages. The FBI thriller Fair Game was the first male/male title to be published by Harlequin Mondadori, the largest romance publisher in Italy. Stranger on the Shore (Harper Collins Italia) was the first M/M title to be published in print. In 2016 Fatal Shadows placed #5 in Japan’s annual Boy Love novel list (the first and only title by a foreign author to place). The Adrien English Series was awarded All Time Favorite Male Male Couple in the 2nd Annual contest held by the 20,000+ Goodreads M/M Group. Josh is an Eppie Award winner, a four-time Lambda Literary Award finalist (twice for Gay Mystery), an Edgar nominee and the first ever recipient of the Goodreads Favorite M/M Author Lifetime Achievement award. Josh is married and lives in Southern California. Genre: MM Romance
Boy meets Cop. For the first time, books 1 – 3 of The Adrien English Mysteries collected in one volume! Fatal Shadows – When his former best friend and employee is murdered following a very public argument, bookseller and sometimes mystery writer Adrien English finds himself suspected of murder.
A Dangerous Thing – Adrien English arrives at the Pine Shadow Ranch only to find a corpse in his driveway. By the time the unfriendly local sheriffs arrive, the body has disappeared.
The Hell You Say – It’s Christmas time and the “ill-starred and bookish” bookseller and occasional mystery writer must contend with a Satanic cult, a handsome university professor and his on-again/off-again relationship with the eternally conflicted LAPD Detective Jake Riordan.
Ukraine: What Everyone Needs to Know by Serhy Yekelchyk, Narrated by Joel Richards Requirements: .MP3 reader, 223,7MB, Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins, Unabridged Audiobook | 64kbps Overview: Ukraine’s sudden prominence in American politics has compounded an already-widespread misunderstanding of what is actually happening in the nation. In the American media, Ukraine has come to signify an inherently corrupt place, rather than a real country struggling in the face of great challenges. Ukraine: What Everyone Needs to Know addresses Ukraine’s relations with the West, particularly the United States, from the perspective of Ukrainians. The book explains how independent Ukraine fell victim to crony capitalism, how its people rebelled twice in the last two decades in the name of democracy and against corruption, and why Russia reacted so aggressively to the strivings of Ukrainians. Additionally, it looks at what we know about alleged Ukrainian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, the factors behind the stunning electoral victory of the political novice Volodymyr Zelensky, and the ways in which the events leading to the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump have changed the Russia-Ukraine-US relationship.
This volume is essential listening for anyone who wants to understand the forces that have shaped contemporary politics in this increasingly important part of Europe, as well as the international background of the impeachment proceedings in the US. Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Warlock Academy series by T.C. Orton (#1-2) Requirements: ePUB Reader 391KB Overview: T.C. has had a passion for supernatural stories from a young age, often scribbling down his latest ideas instead of focusing on whatever task was at hand during the long school days. At the age of twelve, he penned his first romance story featuring himself and the boy he had feelings for set in a fantastical land full of werewolves and wizards. Ever since that day, T. C. has made it his mission to entwine his leading gay protagonists with epic paranormal adventures. Genre: Fiction, Romance, MM
1. Warlock Academy It was only a week ago that William packed his bags for Oxford when a letter appeared in front of him in a blaze of purple fire before slowly descending like a feather riding the wind. He had plans to work in politics, to make the world a better place, to put all those top grades from high school to good use but none of that mattered to him anymore. William told everyone that he was off to Harvard instead, knowing that his British parents wouldn’t make the journey to visit him, and he headed for the portal disclosed to him in the letter. Magic was real and William had a chance to spend the next three years studying it. He couldn’t let that opportunity pass him by, even if it meant giving up on what was surely a carved out future for the overachieving eighteen-year-old.
His fingers clutched the crumpled letter in his pocket as he began to tug, fighting the tightness of his jacket to free himself so that he could see which hall he belonged to. He yanked so hard that his hand flew back, ricocheting outwards until it met the person next to him. “Sorry!” He called out in a panic, turning to apologize so fast that his glasses flung from his face and vanished into the crowd. “Dammit!” He added in a hiss of frustration, quickly tucking his wavy brown hair back behind his ears before it sprung free.
He was hardly the most graceful eighteen-year-old to have ever existed, nor did he do well in large groups that rushed around him. William preferred the quiet life, often opting for a cup of tea as he tucked himself into a blanket with his favorite book spread across his palm. He thought that Warlock Academy would be full of intellects like himself who would rather ingest wisdom than booze.
2. Warlock Academy: Tome 2 * This is the second story in the Warlock Academy series and is intended for those that have read the previous entry. Fighting for pride, fighting for love, or just fighting. Sebastian Lockridge, William Dicer and Jake Minkovski take center stage in the second Warlock Academy book. The end of the first term has arrived. The grounds are covered in snow. Boisterous cheers echoing down the hallways have become as much of a fixture as the paintings of previous headmasters bolted onto the walls. The spell slinging tournament is about to begin, but not before the infamous pre-sling-fling week in which daredevil warlocks break their curfew. They take the courtyard’s portal to a random city where they try to get as much action as possible by using their magic to charm, dazzle and bewilder unsuspecting humans. Having just been freed from the affliction that tied him to William, Jake decides to take part in the event and follows his group of rebellious minions to Manchester, England. Meanwhile, Sebastian works on ways to exploit Jake’s powers and William prepares himself for the tournament whilst learning how to handle his relationship with Logan. However, something beyond each of their capabilities is at play, and it forces the three warlocks to set their differences aside… at least for a little while.