Matt. Pedro. Scott. Jamie. Scar. Five Gatekeepers have finally found one another. And only the five of them can fight the evil force that is on the rise, threatening the destruction of the world. In the penultimate volume of The Gatekeepers series, a massive storm arose that signaled the beginning of the end. Now the five Gatekeepers must battle the evil power the storm has unleashed - and strive to stop the world from ending.
Stella Maddox is approaching forty. After sacrificing her career to become a stay-at-home mom, her marriage and life disintegrate. Birthdays don't bother her, but screaming kids, superficial friends, and grey hairs do. She compromises her spirit over and over, and finds herself slipping through the cracks as her family's lives take priority over her own.
She strikes up a friendship with her neighbor's college-age son, Tad.
It is the Olympics of 460 BC. Nico's best friend, Timodemus, is a competitor in the pankration, the deadly martial art of ancient Greece. Timo is the hot favorite to win. His only serious rival is Parmonos, from Sparta. When Parmonos is found beaten to death, it is obvious Timodemus must be the killer. The Judges of the Games sentence Timodemus to be executed in four days' time. Complicating everything is the fact that Athens and Sparta are already at each other's throats. If an Athenian is found to have cheated by murdering a Spartan, it will be everything the hawks in Sparta need to declare open war.
In Ungifted, cognitive psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman - who was relegated to special education as a child - sets out to show that the way we interpret traditional metrics of intelligence is misguided. Kaufman explores the latest research in genetics and neuroscience, as well as evolutionary, developmental, social, positive, and cognitive psychology, to challenge the conventional wisdom about the childhood predictors of adult success. He reveals that there are many paths to greatness, and argues for a more holistic approach to achievement that takes into account each young person’s personal goals, individual psychology, and developmental trajectory.
Dr Henshaw had created what he thought was a time travel machine and he had sent guinea pigs through it. But now he needed a human guinea pig to test it with. Christopher Wilkonsen thought the whole idea was absurd, until a book that had been sent through the machine came back with a thumb print of his lost sweetheart Vanessa on it.
Jeffrey Walls is not living the life he wanted. He has a engineering degree but works at Hi Tech Stereo & Sound. He's the store's worst salesperson. His parents died two years ago leaving him with no family and huge student loans. The girl of his dreams is dating the world's biggest jerk. His bosses are clueless. His neighbors keep messing with his new car. No one respects him. Everyone pushes him around. And he hasn't slept in weeks. And to top it all off, there is this incessant ticking sound in his head.
One day in the life of five brothers and a strange hobo who reveals the secret of creation.
Abandoned by deadbeat parents, each boy has a special gift. Sam, a boxer who makes the best pancakes in the world...Peter, the best reader in the world...Jimmy, the best pickpocket in the world...Robert, the best fisherman in the world...and Flap Jack, the most inquisitive boy in the world. The day of Sam's fight with The Polish Dropper, Flap Jack and Robert befriend a luckless wanderer and bring him home for supper.
Discover the path to a happy life, from a woman who overcame the odds and achieved a joyful lifeAuthor Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to become an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In The Happiness Choice, she teaches listeners how to live the life of their dreams
Learn how to care for, and take great care of your German Shorthaired Pointer with this audiobook!
"Tales from the Dew Drop Inne reads like a darkly humorous sitcom. The tone is both heartfelt and deliciously irreverent, showing that one does not need to hate humanity to appreciate the humor of life. Here are tales of drifters, alcoholics, religious renegades, veterans, and drag queens set in pub that is at once a confessional, a circus, and a psychiatric hospital."
Miranda Fenster was known as the Fairy Tale Miss during the one disastrous London season that convinced her she would never have a happily-ever-after. But when her brother's love match is thwarted by the impossibly proper Duke of Kerstone, Miranda sets off to convince the duke to champion her brother's cause for love. Unfortunately, he is too proper to consider love a suitable reason for marriage, and too proper not to marry Miranda when they find themselves compromised.
Living on a Wyoming ranch, Cassie never knew who her dad was. She'd lost her mom long ago. But her twin sister, Lucy, recently found her with the help of a woman with an intuitive gift - Gillian Bradley. Now they want to find their father. When Ben and his daughter, Julie, arrive at Twin Pines ranch for a summer getaway, Cassie doesn't count on him stealing her heart or his daughter confiding in her as if she were a mom! She also can't imagine telling Ben her secret - she can't read. Every woman wants to believe love can conquer all. But Ben will be returning to Vermont and, for Cassie, trusting is as big a risk as giving him her heart.
Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. Because one dark secret might be about to tear a whole city apart. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot dead by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter and anyone else who gets in the way in a bodybag before half a century of national secrets are revealed.
New York Times best-selling author David L. Golemon delivers pulse-pounding thrillers that rocket along from start to finish. Ripper gets underway in 1887, when the British Empire unwittingly unleashes Jack the Ripper after contracting an American professor to create a mutant gene for turning ordinary people into vicious fighting machines. Cut to the present, and the professor’s notebooks have surfaced, pitting the Event Group against one of history’s most notorious murderers.
USA Today best-selling author and RITA Award winner Jennifer Ashley pens heart-pounding tales that keep listeners spellbound with torrid romance and finely crafted intrigue. Juliana St. John faces the ultimate mortification when she's stood up on her wedding day. But then fate places her face-to-face with her first love, Elliot McBride, and she finds herself falling for her half-mad former paramour.
Holden Clark walks into Rebecca Powell’s life, a tall, blue-eyed stranger who stirs long forgotten desires. But nothing, including this man, is what it seems. A dark necromancer is targeting Becca for a full-blown demonic possession. She is thrust into a world she never knew existed - a world where dark casters create chaos and necromancers talk to the dead. Holden has no faith in his power. A necromancer, he communicates with the dead, but he has never embraced his gifts.
Hope Jensen is a young, single woman and an aspiring newspaper writer, and when she receives a much-needed but anonymous Christmas gift, she's determined to find her benefactor. That search leads her to an unusual family with a longstanding Christmas tradition. Sensing a front-page feature article, Hope desperately wants to publish their story, but doing so would be a breach of trust. What she decides to do will change her life forever.
With passionate conviction, this story is being told by two of its characters: Ben, a twenty-seven years old student, and Anita, a plain-spoken, spunky, uneducated redhead, freshly married to Lenny, his aging father. Behind his back, Ben and Anita find themselves increasingly drawn to each other. They take turns using an old tape recorder to express their most intimate thoughts, not realizing at first that their voices are being captured by him.
Julia Bailey is a mompreneur with too many principles and too little time. Her fledgling company, Julia's Child, makes organic toddler meals with names like Gentle Lentil and Give Peas a Chance. But before she can realize her dream of seeing them on the shelves of Whole Foods, she will have to make peace between her professional aspirations and her toughest food critics: the two little boys waiting at home. Is it possible to save the world while turning a profit?
Master the skills, practical how-to techniques and tips in The Extraordinary Power of Project Relationships. Your business life will be much more successful and so will your personal life. Invest in reading, learning and appropriately applying these techniques. Use the audiobook as a handy reference as you perform project work in the office as well as your personal life. Reward yourself. Your relationships will get better. You deserve to make their life as good as it can be!