With extreme hatred of feminism in his heart, a heavily armed Marc Lépine entered the University École Polytechnique de Montreal. After allowing the male students to leave, he systematically murdered 14 female students, an act that feminists would label "gynocide".
Romance and suspense come alive in this uplifting Christian novel set in the South in the 1870s. Shadowed by majestic oaks on the banks of the Mississippi River is Oak Grove, the ancestral home of the Malcolm family. It symbolizes their courage, resilience, and strength.
Alexandra Ramsey has been rescuing strays since she was abandoned by her mother at the age of seven. Now Alex's passion is poured into Harley's Haven, the no-kill animal shelter she built from scratch in Cade's Point, Mississippi. Evan Whiting rode the crest of the wave of success as a top chef in Manhattan until 26 people were sickened by bad crab meat. He lost his restaurant, his savings, his reputation, and his wife. Evan retreats to the home he inherited in rural Mississippi to start over.
Cast aside by her mother, tormented (literally) by her father, feared by humans and despised by most of her own kind, Aella is determined not to care - not to care what they think, not to care if they like her, not to care about anything or anyone. Just so long as no one tries to touch her or imprison her again, Aella couldn't care less. Until... he pulled an arrow from Aella's back and kissed her cheek. Until... she carried Aella home and stood between her and a giant spider. And a rioting mob.
McAllister is a lonely man. He has spent 10 years tracking the 10 men who made his fiancée take her life. He watched nine of them hanged - all but the one with the strange looking eyes. When a bank is robbed in Amarillo it puts him on the trail again. He follows the outlaw across Mexico where he meets a female missionary.
Perched on the border between civilized ghoulkind and the chaos of the barbaric slickskins, the zombie sheriff must rescue his kidnapped friends from the dastardly McFarland and his notorious gang of outlaws. As the posse tracks McFarland, they soon realize that they themselves are being pursued.
Blake Wheeler was everything Lila had ever wanted. The 34-year-old surgeon was a rising star with his whole life ahead of him. Blake gave Lila 10 perfect years of marriage before plunging her into the hardest year of their lives. When a late-night shooting leaves Blake in a coma, Lila is faced with a difficult decision: continue life support or let him go.
In 1972 Felix Garrido, the Guam-born father of Teresa and Peggy Garrido, extracts from three-year-old Teresa a promise to always take care of her little sister. Teresa vows that she will, and their father walks out of their lives. His last words to Teresa are that he will come back for them. He never does. Always with thoughts of her father in the back of her mind, with the hope that someday he will come back into their lives, Teresa begins to feel an emotional pull to the island of Guam.
With a scarlet-fever epidemic raging throughout London, a rogue baron on the loose, a new baby keeping him up at night, and a kingdom to run, the last thing David has time for is a trip to the 21st century. But as he should know by now, time waits for no man, not even the king of England.
The universal doorway into the Stars Realm has been destroyed, delaying future invasions by the Eight Legs. They are still very much a danger, and it is just a matter of time until their scientists find a way to return to the Realm. The Stars Realm and its new friends must find a means of stopping this enemy from future attacks and their continued destruction of intelligent life in other universes.
The Gallic Wars, the series of campaigns waged by Julius Caesar on behalf of the Roman Senate between 58-50 BC, were among the defining conflicts of the Roman era. Not only was the expansion of the Republic's domains unprecedented (especially when considering it was undertaken under the auspices of a single general), it had a profound cultural impact on Rome itself as well.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live life to your full potential? Do you even know what your true potential is? How many times have you looked at yourself in the mirror and asked, "What else do I have to do in order to finally be a success?" although your dreams may seem rather big or intimidating today, they can eventually become your true stories of tomorrow. This fundamental and undeniable opportunity is, of course, only possible if you allow yourself to muster that courage that lies within you and harness it to your advantage once and for all.
In Invitation to a Journey, Mulholland helps Christians new and old to understand that we become like Christ gradually, not instantly. Not every personality is suited to an early morning quiet time, so Mulholland frees different personality types to express their piety differently. He reviews the classical spiritual disciplines and demonstrates the importance of undertaking our spiritual journey with (and for the sake of) others. This road map for spiritual formation is profoundly biblical and down to earth.
"Start with the end in mind" is probably the most powerful thing you'll ever hear when it comes to creating mega-success in the network marketing arena. If you can grasp what the big boys do very early on then that will be half the battle won because you'll know where you're heading as you build the big machine.
While people still romanticize the Wild West, many Americans are still all too familiar with the fate of the Donner Party, a group of 87-90 people that met with disaster in the Sierra Nevada mountain range during the winter of 1846-1847. The party knew the journey would take months, but early snowfalls in the mountains left dozens of people trapped in snow drifts that measured several feet, stranding them in a manner that made it virtually impossible for them to go any further for several weeks.
Here is a fabulous new addition to this acclaimed travel-guide series. Pocket Adventures Switzerland is packed with all the practical travel information you could ever need, including places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, destination-specific travel advice, emergency information, and sections on the region's history and geography that provide listeners with the background knowledge essential to a fantastic holiday.
A certain inevitability characterizes the rise to fame of Aretha Franklin. Indeed, while it is true that neither of her parents were pop singers, they were each talented vocalists - Aretha's father, C.L., was a particularly famous preacher, with a voice so melodic that his sermons effectively doubled as musical performances. Moreover, in an age in which economic opportunities were particularly limited for African-Americans, Aretha was fortunate enough to grow up in a household of relative comfort.
Dozens of men were called "robber barons", but none were as notorious or rich as John D. Rockefeller, who co-founded Standard Oil and turned it into the first real trust in the United States. Rockefeller had been groomed ambitiously by a huckster father nicknamed "Devil Bill", who was just as willing to cheat his son as an unsuspecting public, and John certainly chased his dreams of living long and large.
Henry and Julean couldn't be happier. With a new baby, a new home and Henry's new job, everything is turning out perfectly for the young couple. Or is it? No matter what he does, Henry can't seem to shake the memory of Jenny from his mind or the love he still feels for her from his heart. Little does he know, his wife is all-too-aware of Henry's hidden thoughts and feelings for his first love.
After decades apart, Henry and Jenny's lives are poised to intersect yet again, when Henry's oldest son brings his new girlfriend home to meet the family. Bearing an unusual resemblance to Henry's first love, her name, Camilla, is not just unusual; it's also the same name Jenny had vowed to name her own daughter one day. Did Jenny get pregnant that fateful night in the park? Everything about Camilla seemed to confirm Henry's belief that she is Jenny's daughter.