I enjoyed this book for the most part. I thought it was waaaay too long and it seemed to me that in order to stretch the length of the book the author stuck in one sex scene after another. If the characters werent eating or sleeping they were having sex. I just fast forwarded through all that as it was just boring and repetitive to me. I also had a hard time liking Zavier. I knew about 1/4 of the way in where this book was heading. I intensely dislike him. I hope Nico gets her HEA in the next book but NOT with him. No doubt in the next book Zage will have an epiphany and realize the error of his ways and do everything to get Nico back but I hope he doesnt. If I was the author I would send Nico on a worldwide trip with her camera and have her find a new love. I’m hoping that the author possibly intended for her reading audience to dislike Zage. I thought the writing was quite good overall and I will be buying the sequel when it comes out. Hoping it isn’t as drug out as this book. Less details, less sex please!
Now in its second edition, this book gives a systematic and self-contained presentation of basic results on stochastic evolution equations in infinite dimensional, typically Hilbert and Banach, spaces. In the first part the authors give a self-contained exposition of the basic properties of probability measure on separable Banach and Hilbert spaces, as required later; they assume a reasonable background in probability theory and finite dimensional stochastic processes. The second part is devoted to the existence and uniqueness of solutions of a general stochastic evolution equation, and the third concerns the qualitative properties of those solutions. Appendices gather together background results from analysis that are otherwise hard to find under one roof. This revised edition includes two brand new chapters surveying recent developments in the area and an even more comprehensive bibliography, making this book an essential and up-to-date resource for all those working in stochastic differential equations.
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Ariel Washington, the sixteen year old vixen, is on the path of destruction. After learning and coming to terms with the secrets of her past, Ariel Washington has turned her back against the world pushing her family away. Feeling the sting of betrayal and rejection from the people she loved most, she takes on the Sins of her Mother, by taking to the streets. From the stripper pole to whoring, Ariel finds herself the deadly obsession of many, but Ariel refuses to be tamed, causing her suitors to act with aggressive force. When the ones she love the most is put in danger, will Ariel finally come to terms with her reality, or will she continue to carry on the Sins of the Mother. Get a chance to know Ariel Washington the sixteen year old diva with an eye for green. Watch as she spins her web of seduction, nearly costing her’ her life.
Dayinara Malino, age 17, is far from Normal. However, as Chantless Angel, she is expected to fail every task she is presented with, but when her teacher, Ms. Nightengale, sends her on a Quest, her world is turned upside down, forcing her to face the truth about herself.
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