When the Zombie Apocalypse came, one country had shut down its borders in response to a major terrorist attack. Now Fortress Britain is the last bastion of the living - with 50 million beleaguered survivors facing down a world of seven billion animated corpses. And one international team of elite special operators - supremely trained and armed, always the most skilled, resolved, and unstoppable amongst us - are humanity's last best hope for survival....
With the thrones of the Sovereign Five broken, the Kingdom sits on the brink of ruin. A new threat rises from the north - an alliance between two rulers. While the Earl and the Countess plot for the throne, King Crevan slips deeper into madness. All of their fates are intertwined...and may yet be tied to a boy from the mountains. Forced to choose between avenging his village and protecting those he loves, Kael begins the long journey home.
A holiday party takes on a sinister aspect when the colourful assortment of guests discovers there is a killer in their midst. The owner of the substantial estate, that old Scrooge Nathaniel Herriard, is found stabbed in the back. While the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime, the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have entered a locked room to commit the foul deed.
Alpha team, the world's best and last surviving Tier-1 operators, are adrift on Lake Michigan - and fast drifting into what looks like a damned hostile shoreline. Deep in the National Forest nearby, a former police officer and survivalist battles to keep her family alive - and tries to decide whether the commandos of Alpha are more dangerous to her alive or dead.
There were six of us: the master, the apprentices and the white elephant. We built everything together ...Sixteenth century Istanbul: a stowaway arrives in the city bearing an extraordinary gift for the Sultan. The boy is utterly alone in a foreign land, with no worldly possessions to his name except Chota, a rare and valuable white elephant destined for the palace menagerie. So begins an epic adventure that will see young Jahan rise from lowly origins to the highest ranks of the Sultan's court.
When Grady Bowman and his new girlfriend, Julia Elkins, travel from San Francisco to the Far East to get Grady back into the gem business, a jeweler in Bangkok tells them the extraordinary true story of two female Japanese pearl divers who discovered in the Andaman Sea an oyster bed filled with priceless, naturally blue pearls. The divers were murdered for what they found, and now the son of one of the divers wants revenge. As Grady and Julia hunt for the source of the priceless pearls, they are led to the estate and oyster farms of the world's wealthiest pearl dealer.
How does a girl become a witch? By accident, of course! Leigh Epstein is a grief stricken and lonely elementary school teacher that is devastated by the brutal and unexpected death of her true love at the hands of a careless writer. She overcomes her grief by taking matters in her own hands and takes up a little romance writing to resurrect her vampire-werewolf book-boyfriend.
La historia trata de un joven pobre en una ciudad de Medio Oriente llamado Aladino, que es reclutado por un brujo malvado, haciéndose pasar por hermano de su fallecido padre, para que le ayude a recuperar una lámpara de aceite maravillosa de una cueva mágica que apresa a quien entra en ella. Después de que el brujo malvado intenta traicionarle, Aladino se queda con la lámpara y descubre que puede invocar a un hosco genio que está obligado a servir a la persona que posea la "lámpara maravillosa".
Interested in experiencing the outdoors but overwhelmed by everything you need to know to backpack safely? Do you have a sudden itch to venture out into the wilderness, wake up next to a babbling brook somewhere and watch the sun slowly come over the horizon? Are you ready to escape (albeit temporarily) from the daily grind and a society that prioritizes consumerism over all else? Backpacking allows us to experience nature in a way that simply isn't achievable through other means.
Bar Talk is Irish poet Nessa O'Mahony's first poetry collection, originally published in 1999.
Zed and Murphy are trying to find their surviving friends to finally get out of Austin and head west to safety, away from the zombie hordes. But trouble, their perpetual companion, dogs them at every turn as they discover that infected humans aren't the only source of mortal danger.
When Supernatural Investigation Bureau agent Bluebell Kildare (a.k.a. Blue) arrives at the scene of the crime, it's obvious the grotesquely damaged body of the deceased teenage boy was caused by far more than a simple hit and run. Using her innate sixth sense, Blue uncovers a powerful magical artifact nearby.
What Are You Waiting For? Own our all in one (version 3) with four of our recent books packaged. Uncover The Secrets To Overcoming Witer’s Block. A variety of things can cause a writer to experience anxiety, and oftentimes this anxiety leads to writer's block. A solution can be found by taking charge of the way you write and when you write.
As Gabriel struggles to cope with the three days he has left on land, a new complication arises. His grandmother’s lover, the enigmatic archaeology professor Johnson Tims seems to know more than he should about Gabriel’s transformation into a merman. Gabriel’s lifeline is his own lover, Casillus Nerion, prince of the ocean-dwelling, immortal Mer. Life on land is becoming more and more difficult, but their loving mental connection grows with Gabriel’s trust in what he is becoming.
For a modern culture that does not highly value life, it is paradoxical that we don't want to talk about the dying process or the possibility of an afterlife. Catholics sometime suffer from the same hesitation about talking about death. Yet the Roman Catholic religion and culture are a constant preparation for that moment when we must trust Jesus for our salvation. All the rituals and sacraments, prepare our minds and hearts for that thing from which there is no escape.
Christopher Temple, the teenage son of a wealthy oil tycoon, seemed to have it all: money, looks, popularity. But, when catastrophe strikes during his senior class trip, Christopher finds himself stranded in northwest Montana. In order to make it home he must abandon the life he's accustomed to and place his hope of rescue in kind stranger, Wallace MacGregor.
Marie Jenson is no longer the naive college student whose life was turned upside down by terrorism many years ago. When she is personally caught up in the throes of the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, Marie is forced to come to terms with deep scars she carries. While risking the loss of everything she holds dear, Marie is catapulted onto a new path that will have deep implications for her personally and for the nation's security.
For a relentless femme-fatale fantasy, enter the macabre, wasted world though the dutiful black eyes of Vela Mara and her sisterhood of sworn soldiers. Their vendetta will take them far beyond the pale to lands they have only dreamt of in their wildest nightmares. With a whole battalion at their back, they launch a slash and burn campaign, waging a revenge driven war against an accursed force of insanity. Witness their strife as they drive the living atrocities back to the vary depths of eldritch horror. An epic adventure awaits all those who dare enter the City of Ire.
Kelly Johnson designed the Blackbird, a plane that flew non-stop from London to Los Angeles in less than four hours, outracing the sun and landing four hours before it had taken off, a remarkable feat - and this was more than 35 years ago. Johnson was the innovative genius behind Lockheed's "Skunk Works", and played a leading role in the development of more than forty aircraft, including some of America's most sophisticated planes such as the Constellation, Shooting Star, F-104, U-2, and the SR-71 Blackbird.
Revisit the classic tales of Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Brothers Grimm's, Hansel and Gretel, and Frank Stockton's The Lady or the Tiger.