Little Lorna Bell is from a notorious family on a rundown estate. Everyone thinks she's a nasty piece of work. The schoolchildren call her a thief. But Lorna's hair is matted, her shoes pinch her feet, and school teacher Claire Penny can't help herself; some kids just need a bit more support, a bit more love, than the rest. As the bond between teacher and pupil grows stronger, Claire sees Lorna's bruises, and digs to uncover the disturbing tale behind them. Heartbroken, Claire knows she has to act. She must make Lorna safe.
Fat, as a dietary component, continues to be the subject of much misinformation and controversy. Many diets, and even diet fads, have emerged in the past 30 years extolling the value not only of making fat a regular part of the diet, but making it the major component of our daily nutrition. Still, detractors of high-fat diets have called them unsafe and even dangerous, as proponents vowed that going on a high-fat diet is the surest way to fast and safe weight loss, and better overall health.
A Short History of Greek Philosophy takes the listener on a tour of the golden age of philosophy. Marshall shines a spotlight on the origins of Western thought, giving an elegant and concise review of the major philosophers and schools of thought in Greece.
Marguerite got a surprise in the mail, from whom she did not know. What she also didn't know was the ulterior motive.
Science fiction meets 1930's noir in this action-packed tale of a man whose job description is shooting trouble. Mick Trubble has two major problems: a past that he can't remember and a price on his head. So when a mysterious dame shows up with a proposition to recover some stolen goods, it's all in a day's work for a man with nothing to lose.
Suicide should never be taken lightly. According to the latest research, it is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and has caused immeasurable pain and suffering to families around the world. But what about those who have contemplated suicide and lived to talk about it? What can we learn from those who have looked so directly into the face of death that they discovered something about life? In her debut novel, The Little Black Book of Suicide Notes, Adele Paula Royce presents a semi-fictional look inside the mind and heart of a tortured soul.
Government aid doesn't always go where it's supposed to. Foster care agencies team up with companies to take disability and survivor benefits from abused and neglected children. States and their revenue consultants use illusory schemes to siphon Medicaid funds intended for children and the poor into general state coffers. Child support payments for foster children and families on public assistance are converted into government revenue. And the poverty industry keeps expanding.
Sixteen-year-old Cody Forester is a werewolf. He lives in Loxahatchee, Florida, where his horrified parents banished him. He works hard at keeping his superpowers secret, yet the circle of people who know about him is expanding.
Buck Hawkins and Dobie Garrett are a pair of cowboys in the Texas Panhandle. They're unlikely outlaws - until their ranch is stolen and the two cowhands framed for rustling and horse theft by a crooked banker. Now with a price on their heads and hunted by the law, the two cowboys decide that if they have to ride the outlaw trail, they might as well be the best holdup artists in Texas. Problem is, they aren't all that good at the trade.
Do you feel that your life is going nowhere? If this is the case, this book was written for you. It covers all areas of organization within your life and by following the advice given within it, you can make your home more stylish. You can achieve more productivity either from your home office or in your work environment. You will be able to enjoy more time with your friends and family and also ensure that you live life to the fullest.
The lives and legacies of two massively popular serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer and Richard Ramirez, are hereby presented. First, serial destroyer of lives, Jeffrey Dahmer, the Brewer's Hill Butcher, who struggled with alcoholism and necrophilia, targets male prostitutes who are "down on their luck" in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, followed by Richard Ramirez, petty burglar turned psychopath.
The story of Richard Cottingham, the "Times Square Ripper" or "Times Square Torso Killer", one of America's most sadistically depraved serial killers. A shocking case of unbridled sex, sadism, prostitution, porn, singles bars, date-rape drugs, abduction, bondage, handcuffs, duct tape, torture, sexploitation, perverted paraphilic fetishes, serial killing, and dismemberment on New York's notorious Times Square and the Forty-Deuce in the 1970s.
Since a key to success in email marketing is using emails to contact the decision maker, sometimes it can help to buy a list if you want to reach a large number of potential prospects. The Complete Guide to Email Marketing features the tools and techniques to use for this approach to gain visibility and credibility and build your business for more sales and profits.
Few figures in Hollywood's history have been as acclaimed and controversial as director Roman Polanski, whose legendary films would stand out if not for the fact that they're often eclipsed by the turbulent life he's led.
Ascend is an innovative book embedded with powerful tools for leaders, and offers an engaging way to share the path toward personal transformation with everyone. It presents a captivating allegory that helps leaders identify and break through long-standing beliefs that limit access to their innate potential for human happiness and exponential business success. Through the experiences of the characters in Ascend, listeners see how their own limiting beliefs and mental models tacitly impede their quest for personal mastery and accomplishment.
Bethany Anne has started to make a difference in the first week of being awake. Now, America has been losing good men since their teams don't have a vampire to help them. Frank is hoping Bethany Anne can, and will, help. Further, the American Pack Council is having internal problems with their own young-and-dumb weres who want to ignore Michael's strictures. With no one seeing Michael, the fear of the Boogeyman is starting to recede.
After 50 years of marriage, Gretyl Trollop is thinking of a new life, somewhere hot. Her husband, Albert, is thinking of the crematorium. She's thinking of stuffing herself in a bikini. He's thinking of a taxidermist. The Londoners continue their separate lives until a mysterious letter turns their world upside down. In Essex, Dave and Sharon Soddall are struggling on benefits and looking for a get-rich-quick solution. With the help of a devious financial advisor, they concoct a plan and Costa Soddall Travel is born. Will the Soddalls pull off the con of a lifetime?