The story opens with the apparently accidental drowning of a sixth form student in the Norfolk countryside. As a matter of routine, or so it seems, the case passes across the desk of Detective Sergeant Smith, recently returned to work after an internal investigation into another case that has led to tensions between officers at Kings Lake police headquarters. As an ex-DCI, Smith could have retired by now, and it is clear that some of his superiors wish that he would do so.
Reeling from a failed marriage, Sheila, a 20-something playwright, finds herself unsure of how to live and create. When Margaux, a talented painter and free spirit, and Israel, a sexy and depraved artist, enter her life, Sheila hopes that through close - sometimes too close - observation of her new friend, her new lover, and herself, she might regain her footing in art and life.
Young children live with awe and wonder as their daily companions. But as they grow, worries often crowd out wonder. Knowing this, how can parents strengthen their kids' love for the world so it sticks around for the long haul? Thankfully, parents have at their fingertips a miracle vaccine - one that can boost their kids' immunity to the world's distractions: stories. Well-chosen stories connect us with others, even those on the other side of the globe.
Are you often lacking in drive (listless), do you have no energy to accomplish important tasks or everyday things? Or you put "unpleasant tasks" off for as long as possible? Every day, we meet new challenges at work and in private life. Actuating yourself, to get things done, seems to be difficult many times and often you don't find the right "entry" to brace yourself up. These self-motivating exercises (made in Germany) with recognized techniques of deep relaxation give you a new way to regain power and energy, to approach things again, to focus and finally to complete tasks and projects successfully.
A Fantasy travel & Autogenic Training (made in Germany): Short energizing timeout for in-between. Take yourself with this audiobook for 11 minutes in your imagination on a flight through the clouds to a paradise beach. Let go of your worries, enjoy the ease and the beautiful moments in the fresh air and in dreamlike nature. A short deep relaxation in everyday life helps the body and mind to slow down, to resynchronize and to fill up with new energy. For this purpose SyncSouls specially developed the 3-7-1 method.
Are You in situations now and then in which You can't control Your anger or temper? In which You get in a rage and far too loud and You cannot vent your anger appropriately? How can I personally revive - more relaxed - when I am trapped in my anger or rage controls me? With this audiobook you learn to control your anger and also your tantrums in self-management, to self-regulate it and to calm down. SyncSouls developed an effective training module including 6 exercises for a broad field of application in "anger moments".
Akbar was one of the most admired and also the most feared emperors of India. He patronized art and promoted religious harmony due to which he is called "Akbar the Great". In his court was present one of the most wise man of his time - Birbal. The interactions between Akbar and Birbal are stuff of legend and folklore due to the interesting problems and situations that Akbar posed and the witty solutions and answers that Birbal gave.
You will not achieve fulfillment and happiness until you allow God to be the architect of your reality. Imagine that with a few moments each day, you could begin the powerful transformation toward complete control of your own life and well-being through prayer. You will be able to release all fear and doubt simply because you know that God gives you the strength. You can utilize this simple, proven technique to regain the lost comforts of joy, love, and fulfillment in your life.
Jack has hidden his growing desire for his ward, Elsie, as she blossomed into a beautiful woman. For years, she has been his to nurture and protect, but now a new set of desires is seizing him. He had always had a reason to restrain himself, but after his daughter's wedding day, he and Elsie are left alone once and for all. His vow threatens to be overtaken by his passion. Her untouched beauty. Her pure trust in him. They draw him to the woman he has sworn to guard and shelter.
A naval officer and his wife indulge in a naughty habit. What began years ago as a dare between husband and wife has metamorphosed into something much bigger. Tabby has developed a penchant for seduction. She likes picking up the hottest stud in the bar and luring him somewhere private. Her husband Sean likes watching her play, but he isn't content with just acting the voyeur.
A new man of the house has come into Kendra's life, and he's quickly becoming possessive. Every dirt road bar, every honkey-tonk, and he's there - keeping a watchful eye over her. It's gone too far. Her self-appointed guardian is getting in the way of her satisfaction. Not tonight. Tonight, if Grant refuses to leave her alone, he's going to get an eyeful. The rodeo has rolled into her small town, and Kendra has only to pick her cowboy. Time for a wild ride.
His mother's husband had truly been the man of the house - a man Mario could look up to. Tough and hard, Luke had always been tender with Mario. But, the older man had distanced himself when a little domestic discipline didn't have the desired effect. It was an effect, however, Mario had been desiring ever since. No other man could fill the hole left behind by the absence of the older man that Mario loved.
The upcoming Presidential election will be pivotal in determining our country's future for years to come. The race is intensifying, but our antiquated voting system may not be able to accurately count all the votes. Millions of military and other overseas voters will be dependent on the postal system to vote. Millions of votes in past elections went uncounted. The United States ranks number 31 out of the leading 34 developed countries in voter participation.