O.A. Literary Agency was Created in 1995, by Omiros Avramides who was in the book business since 1976 – as a book translator, book editor and managing editor in a number of publishing companies.
He started working as a literary agent in 1992, as the managing director of the Greek office of a multinational literary agency, before creating his own agency.
In 2002, he resigned and was replaced by his son and assistant Michael Avramides who is now in full charge of the agency.
The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.
Some people book last-minute holidays, walk barefoot in the grass or party on a week night. Not Nicola Brown. Nicola is the kind of girl who double-locks the front door, leaves the plastic covering on new furniture, sticks to a super-strict diet and definitely, absolutely Does Not Date.
Just a spoon full of honey is all it takes to lose weight according to the sweetest, easiest diet.Fall asleep and the weight will fall off you. It couldn't be simpler or easier.
Honey has always been regarded as a food with almost magical, health-giving and healing properties. Now the latest scientific research backs this up.
We are always being told that sugar is bad for us, and that is true of most types of sugar - but science shows that honey is good sugar.
Just a tablespoon of honey every night before you go to bed will:
This is a complete and practical guide which highlights the authors' new strategic approaches to selling when the buyer initially declines or is resistant on a sales opportunity. Hopkins and Katt explain that most sales reps take a traditional linear approach to selling, but that the trick in closing is in taking a more creative and circular approach. That's the key.
Always let the meat rest under foil for at least ten minutes before carving...Meet Lizzie Prain. Ordinary housewife. Fifty-something. Lives in a cottage in the woods, with her dog Rita. Likes cooking, avoids the neighbours. Runs a little business making cakes. No one has seen Lizzie's husband, Jacob, for a few days. That's because last Monday, on impulse, Lizzie caved in the back of his head with a spade.
In Broken Harbour, a ghost estate outside Dublin – half-built, half-inhabited, half-abandoned – two children and their father are dead. The mother is on her way to intensive care. Scorcher Kennedy is given the case because he is the Murder Squad’s star detective. At first he and his rookie partner, Richie, think this is a simple one: Pat Spain was a casualty of the recession, so he killed his children, tried to kill his wife Jenny, and finished off with himself. But there are too many inexplicable details and the evidence is pointing in two directions at once.
For some baffling reason, once a week, the gut of genteel Timo produces a priceless diamond. He himself is unaware of it. As the secret spreads, everyone rushes to buy property near his, to build a house and connect to his sewer system. Within months, an urban universe is created, with the "appropriate" life of the upper city being reflected in a second, subterranean, lower city, where greed, envy, vanity and excrement vie for dominance.
From a master of family dynamics comes this vivid tale of two misfits who find each other while stumbling toward their own true identities. In 1958, eight-year-old Danny Lim has been sent to buy cigarettes for his father, when he realizes that he has lost the money. Frantic, he rushes through Vancouver's Chinatown and behind a nightclub, where he sees Miss Val, a long-time burlesque dancer. Danny is enraptured with her sequined garters and silk robe, and Val, touched by his fascination, gives him a pack of cigarettes and her silk belt.
When three bodies surface in the garden of a rented house in North London, forensics discover prints which link back to an unsolved crime that no one in the Metropolitan Police wants to remember. The prime suspect of the first case was an officer from the force, but since no conclusive evidence was ever found, the police closed ranks to prevent the media frenzy that would surely follow his discovery.