Alastair MacKay, a battled-scarred Dragon Knight, flees to the sea to separate himself from his fae-given power connecting him to the land. But it is on land that he rescues a woman from a slave trader in Ireland. It is through Fiona that he steps back inadvertently into a world filled with magic - taking on the role of protector and at the same time leading him on a journey to confront his greatest regret and fears.
For many young mages like Basen, the Academy is more than just a place to learn the art of manipulating energy. It has become the only sanctuary in this unbalanced war, a symbol of resistance. But the Academy can't stand up to Tauwin's army much longer. As Basen and a group of allies take on the task of recruiting troops from other territories, he soon comes to find that no one is stupid enough to fight...no one except a fearsome horde of creatures more powerful and violent than they are smart.
Noah's text says, I've found some candidates for murder. Ray chuckles and knows that Noah sent the message to cheer him. Both boys realize they stand apart from others their age. One lacks social graces, the other has perfected being charming. Both are too willing to embark on a true challenge of their superiority but neither realizes what such a crime will do because no matter how they see themselves, how they need one another, they still possess the same emotions of H. sapiens.
Rebecca and Marcus continue their plans to get married. She struggles with all the media attention and responsibilities of being Marcus's future wife. The pressure is tough, but she vows not to break. Can love conquer all?
A break-in at Mount Vernon sets Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake on an action-packed search for the lost treasure of the most notorious pirates in history, and once again hurls them into the path of the Sons of the Republic. From famous landmarks to secret passages, danger lurks around every corner as Maddock and Bones race to find justice!
In Michael Bungay Stanier's The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact. Drawing on years of experience training more than 10,000 busy managers from around the globe in practical, everyday coaching skills, Bungay Stanier reveals how to unlock your peoples' potential. He unpacks seven essential coaching questions to demonstrate how - by saying less and asking more - you can develop coaching methods that produce great results.
This class contains proven steps and strategies on how to improve your sprint and delivery as part of an Agile Scrum team. I am sure you will get value from this because it gives you a complete introduction to the concept of a sprint in Agile Scrum and then takes you step-by-step through carrying out and improving sprints in your team or business from the ground up. It also gives you plenty of examples. It tells you exactly how I have carried out sprints in practice and guides you through some common best practices based on extensive research.
Alvin Heinz is a gluten-challenged Gamma werewolf who can pick any mate in the New Haven pack, but the only mate he wants is the only wolf he cannot have. Terrence Neo is one of the pack's fiercest enforcers. Chained to his past and shattered by the rejection of his former mate, he's sworn to lead a solitary existence. The rest of the wolves respect his decision, but not Al.
Cassandra Stanley is a fun-loving party girl who came to New Orleans as soon as she graduated from high school to escape her boring small town life. She is a hot mess headed for self-destruction if someone - or something - doesn't intervene. She was definitely not the ideal assignment for a flippant guardian angel who already hated her job and had screwed up every assignment she had even been given.
What is it about Area 51 that makes it so secretive? How was it possible that the government kept what happened there in 1949 from the public opinion for almost 40 years? Why are they so afraid to reveal the truth? Do you know many of the people that were involved in this events eventually spoke, despite having signed secrecy agreements with the government? Why are there so many different contradictory versions about what happened there? Find out by listening to this book.
Middle-aged bookstore owner Willa Chance is often haunted by ghosts who want her to do their bidding. Usually it involves the nasty business of bringing their killers to justice, so when the ghost of Adelaide Hamilton asks her to find an old recipe book and give it to Elspeth Whipple, it seems like an easy job. Except Willa's search for the book has her crossing the path of Sheriff Eddie Striker one too many times for comfort. He's acting almost as if he's investigating a murder, but Adelaide died of natural causes. Didn't she?
Ivan Sorokin is missing. Who wants him out of the picture - his wife, his business partner, or the stripper who holds his heart? Josie Tucker stands on Beach Street with her back to the San Francisco wharf. Above her, the Ghirardelli sign winks in the dusky twilight, seducing her. The ice cream parlor lights beckon like a lactose lothario, a casein casanova, trying hard to woo her. But her heart longs for dumplings, for dim sum.
The audiobook is based on the second edition of 125 Ways to Meet the Love of Your Life, which is being finalized. The core of the audiobook is 125 annotated ways to meet the love of your life, organized into nine categories, such as introductions by friends and family, dating services, trips, at work, cybermatching, online dating, singles clubs, parties, and lots more. Inspiring examples of successful matches based on original research throughout the book; Dr. Yager and her husband Fred even share their own "how we met" story.
I know you will get value from this class, as it gives you a complete introduction to Agile. I then walk you step-by-step through the differences between Agile and traditional methods. In today's fast-paced world, I feel that Agile methods are crucial for improving your effectiveness whether you are a business owner, product owner, development team, service team, or service-oriented team. Along the way I give you plenty of examples and give you best practices for being an Agile practitioner.
Ex-starfighter pilot Carl Ramsey, now captain of the Mobius, can't watch race pilots without scoffing that they've never faced hostile fire. When the ship's mechanic and warp-drive wizard can't take it anymore, they goad Carl into entering a racing contest to prove it. Carl packs his bags, and his ego, and enters the Silde Slims Cadet Racer Challenge. With 250,000 terras prize money, it would be the biggest score yet for the crew of the Mobius.
What is the Green Smoothie Cleanse all about? What do you need to do for 10 days? What does it involve? What are the basic principles of the cleansing? Are there certain foods that you are supposed to avoid? What foods will help do the cleansing and get you started on getting back your health? Find the answers to all these questions and much more in this guide. So, let's get started and find out more about the 10-day Green Smoothie Cleanse!
Out of all the people who want to be rich, many don't really know why. They say they never want to have to work again or something to that effect. If you were to question them about their answers in detail, you probably would not get much more information. There is something that happens when you become clear about why you want more money in your life and you will learn this after hearing Money Meditation.
Economics makes the world go-round, whether you realize it or not. The world economy has a real effect on your daily life, and a better understanding of the principles at play in things like taxation and inflation can, quite literally, save you money every day. If you are interested in learning more, then Economics: A Beginner's Guide to Economics is just what you have been looking for.
George Kohlrieser - an international leadership professor, consultant, and veteran hostage negotiator - explains that it is only by openly facing conflict that we can truly progress through the most difficult business challenges. In this provocative book, he reveals how the proven techniques and psychological insights used in hostage negotiation can be applied successfully to any personal or business relationship.
When the circus comes to the little town of Sleepy Cove, excitement is in the air, but Emily's nose for news smells something strange. When a young boy disappears, Emily and her sleuthing partner, Jenna, decide that they will have to take the investigation into their own hands. The long and tragic history of the circus is frightening enough, but with the past coming back to haunt the present? Can Emily solve the case and protect the town? Or will she be the next victim of the Shadow Circus?