Angebote zu "Seduction" (6 Treffer)

Kategorien [Filter löschen]

Shops

Wound Tight (eBook, ePUB)
€ 4.99 *
ggf. zzgl. Versand

´´Sexy and tender, Wound Tight had me smiling and squirming. Watching these two men open up and fight for their love is a must for any romance fan.´´ - USA Today bestselling author Megan Erickson A sexy new M/M romance from New York Times Bestselling author Tessa Bailey When CEO Renner Bastion walks into a room, everyone keeps their distance. Well, everyone but the sarcastic, tattooed, Boston-bred security guard whose presence has kept Renner in New Jersey longer than intended. As if the unwanted attraction isn´t unsettling enough, Renner finds out his protector isn´t as unavailable as originally thought. Milo Bautista just came out to his wealthy, ultra-confident boss, a man he secretly respects and admires...in more ways than he´ll admit. Worldly, experienced Renner would never look in his direction, let alone share some of that confidence he wears like a cloak, so Milo has set his sights on someone else to be his first. Until Renner offers him private lessons in seduction... Each book in the Made in Jersey series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order. Series Order: Book #1 Crashed Out Book #2 Thrown Down Book #3 Worked Up Book #4 Wound Tight

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: Sep 20, 2018
Zum Angebot
Season of Denial (Scandalous Scions, #7) (eBook...
€ 2.99 *
ggf. zzgl. Versand

He´s a rake, she´s not quite a spinster. Life is interesting when they´re together, but… When her twin sister, Bridget, betrays Lady Mairin´s trust by marrying a man within the Great Family, Mairin determines she will find a suitable husband elsewhere, no matter what. Iefan Davies, the family rakehell, who has rejected both the family and society, introduces Mairin to the Duke of Gascony, then teaches her to woo the duke. Between seduction lessons, Iefan shows her the world beyond the ton. Neither considers the other suitable marriage material, for Mairin has a duke in her sights, while Iefan has no intention of curtailing his bachelor ways, although life is certainly interesting when they´re together. Season of Denial is the seventh book in the Scandalous Scions series, which brings together the members of three great families, to love and play under the gaze of the Victorian era´s moralistic, straight-laced society. Reader Advisory : This story contains frank sex scenes and sexual language. This story is part of the Scandalous Scions series: 0.5 Rose of Ebony 1.0 Soul of Sin 2.0 Valor of Love 3.0 Marriage of Lies 4.0 Mask of Nobility 5.0 Law of Attraction 6.0 Veil of Honor 7.0 Season of Denial 8.0 Rules of Engagement …and more to come! A Sexy Historical Romance ___ Praise for the Scandalous Scions series: If you are familiar with the previous series, I am sure you fell in love with the huge family like I did. She is a go to author for me when I need a fix of historical romance. Tracy Cooper-Posey takes us into the staid yet surprisingly bawdy Victorian Era where appearance is everything and secrets are held inside the family. Thanks once again, Tracy Cooper-Posey, for giving us another great story and for giving me back my love of historical romances. I love historical romances and this one filled all my likes, from a dashing, wonderful hero, a beautiful strong heroine, a love story to sigh over, side characters that are interesting, and funny, and move the story along. I don´t often give books five stars, but I really enjoyed the mystery that puzzled all of the characters in this story. A wonderful story set in the Victorian era of such strict social conventions and yet the main characters are shimmering with latent sexual tension. What a fabulous juxtaposition! ___ Tracy Cooper-Posey is a #1 Best Selling Author. She writes romantic suspense, historical, paranormal and science fiction romance. She has published over 90 novels since 1999, been nominated for five CAPAs including Favorite Author, and won the Emma Darcy Award. She turned to indie publishing in 2011. Her indie titles have been nominated four times for Book Of The Year. Tracy won the award in 2012, and a SFR Galaxy Award in 2016 for ´´Most Intriguing Philosophical/Social Science Questions in Galaxybuilding´´ She has been a national magazine editor and for a decade she taught romance writing at MacEwan University. She is addicted to Irish Breakfast tea and chocolate, sometimes taken together. In her spare time she enjoys history, Sherlock Holmes, science fiction and ignoring her treadmill. An Australian Canadian, she lives in Edmonton, Canada with her husband, a former professional wrestler, where she moved in 1996 after meeting him on-line.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: Sep 20, 2018
Zum Angebot
The 33 Strategies of War
€ 15.99 *
ggf. zzgl. Versand

Brilliant distillations of the strategies of war-and the subtle social game of everyday life-by the bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power and The Laws of Human Nature Robert Greene´s groundbreaking guides, The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, and Mastery, espouse profound, timeless lessons from the events of history to help readers vanquish an enemy, ensnare an unsuspecting victim, or become the greatest in your field. In The 33 Strategies of War, Greene has crafted an important addition to this ruthless and unique series. Spanning world civilizations, synthesizing dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts and thousands of years of violent conflict, The 33 Strategies of War is the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu´s The Art of War. Abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Shaka the Zulu to Lord Nelson, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, as well as movie moguls, Samurai swordsmen, and diplomats, each of the thirty-three chapters outlines a strategy that will help you win life´s wars. Learn the offensive strategies that require you to maintain the initiative and negotiate from a position of strength, or the defensive strategies designed to help you respond to dangerous situations and avoid unwinnable wars. The great warriors of battlefields and drawing rooms alike demonstrate prudence, agility, balance, and calm, and a keen understanding that the rational, resourceful, and intuitive always defeat the panicked, the uncreative, and the stupid. An indispensable book, The 33 Strategies of War provides all the psychological ammunition you need to overcome patterns of failure and forever gain the upper hand.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: Sep 20, 2018
Zum Angebot
The Proposal
€ 7.49 *
ggf. zzgl. Versand

´´This is Mary Balogh at her riveting best.´´-#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber Gwendoline, Lady Muir, has seen her share of tragedy. Content in a quiet life with friends and family, the young widow has no desire to marry again. But when Hugo, Lord Trentham, scoops her up in his arms after a fall, she feels a sensation that both shocks and emboldens her. Hugo is a gentleman in name only: a war hero whose bravery earned him a title, a merchant´s son who inherited his wealth. He is happiest when working the land, but duty and title now demand that he finds a wife. Hugo doesn´t wish to court Gwen, yet he cannot resist her guileless manner, infectious laugh, and lovely face. He wants her, but will she have him? The dour ex-military officer who so gallantly carried Gwen to safety is a man who needs a lesson in winning a woman´s heart. But through courtship and seduction, Gwen soon finds that with each kiss, and with every caress, Hugo captivates her more-with his desire, with his love, and with the promise of forever. ´´[Mary Balogh] writes with wit and wisdom. . . . The Proposal is both moving and entertaining and the beginning of what promises to be an outstanding series.´´-Romance Reviews Today ´´A historical romance of unusual thoughtfulness and depth.´´-Publishers Weekly Includes a preview of Mary Balogh´s The Arrangement

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: Sep 20, 2018
Zum Angebot
Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Playful,...
€ 31.99 *
ggf. zzgl. Versand

This book, based on the author´s conference presentation, takes a fresh approach to designing sites and interaction based on the stages of seduction. This beautifully-designed book follows its own principles of seduction and examines what motivates and causes people to act. Topics include ways to create playful engagements during the moment; how to put people at ease through sense-making, reassurance, and clear communication; ways to grab attention through language, visuals, and emotions; and how to continue motivating long after the first encounter. The author goes further and shows examples of how these technique have been applied with great success. Product Description What happens when you´ve built a great website or app, but no one seems to care? How do you get people to stick around long enough to see how your service might be of value? In Seductive Interaction Design, speaker and author Stephen P. Anderson takes a fresh approach to designing sites and interactions based on the stages of seduction. This beautifully designed book examines what motivates people to act. Topics include: AESTHETICS, BEAUTY, AND BEHAVIOR: Why do striking visuals grab our attention? And how do emotions affect judgment and behavior? PLAYFUL SEDUCTION: How do you create playful engagements during the moment? Why are serendipity, arousal, rewards, and other delights critical to a good experience? THE SUBTLE ART OF SEDUCTION: How do you put people at ease through clear and suggestive language? What are some subtle ways to influence behavior and get people to move from intent to action? THE GAME OF SEDUCTION: How do you continue motivating people long after the first encounter? Are there lessons to be gained from learning theories or game design? Principles from psychology are found throughout the book, along with dozens of examples showing how these techniques have been applied with great success. In addition, each section includes interviews with influential web and interaction designers. Prologue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi 1 Why Seductive Interactions? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 LinkedIn and Profile Completeness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why seduction?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The iLike story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Beyond usability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 It´s all about experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 SECTION ONE Aesthetics, Beauty, and Behavior 2 Why Aesthetics? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 What´s the connection? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Why aesthetics? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3 Are You Easily Understood? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Gestalt Psychology and a drinking game . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 4 Are You Attractive? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 You remind me of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Can you trust me on this?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Perceptions of time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Put it all together. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ´´Attractive things work better´´ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Stitching it all together . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 5 Who Do You Remind People Of? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Aesthetics, associations, and Apple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Advertising and coded iconic messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Positive and Negative associations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Language and associations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 6 When Aesthetics Aren´t Attractive . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Curious implication 1: The good, the bad, and the ugly. . . . . 43 Curious implication 2: When utility is beautiful. . . . . . . . . 44 Curious implication 3: Context and character . . . . . . . . . . 45 Curious implication 4: Is beauty subjective? . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Closing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 7 The Power of Faces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Leaving your friends. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 SECTION TWO Playful Seduction 8 Are You Fun

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: Sep 20, 2018
Zum Angebot
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man´s Fundamentals f...
€ 11.99 *
ggf. zzgl. Versand

Parks and Recreation actor and Making It co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller. Growing a perfect moustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman-who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman, best known as Parks and Recreation´s Ron Swanson? Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking-he runs his own woodshop-Paddle Your Own Canoe features tales from Offerman´s childhood in small-town Minooka, Illinois-´´I grew up literally in the middle of a cornfield´´-to his theater days in Chicago, beginnings as a carpenter/actor and the hilarious and magnificent seduction of his now-wife Megan Mullally. It also offers hard-bitten battle strategies in the arenas of manliness, love, style, religion, woodworking, and outdoor recreation, among many other savory entrees. A mix of amusing anecdotes, opinionated lessons and rants, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety, Paddle Your Own Canoe will not only tickle readers pink but may also rouse them to put down their smart phones, study a few sycamore leaves, and maybe even hand craft (and paddle) their own canoes.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: Sep 20, 2018
Zum Angebot