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.
Freed from the Red Box, William Thompson finds himself at the center of a geo-political conflict spawned from a secret history of scientific and militaristic operations, setting in motion a deadly chain of events that threatens the world.
If you're reading this I can guess that you've either lived or worked with dogs. We don't call them man's best friend for nothing. Since the very dawn of civilization man has shared his life with our canine friends. The relationships we have with our dogs are as real and intense as any we have with our family and friends or partners, many would say more important in a lot of ways.
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.
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?
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.
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!
After a bizarre and disturbing incident at the funeral of matriarch Marian Savage, the McCray and Savage families look forward to a restful and relaxing summer at Beldame, on Alabama's Gulf Coast, where three Victorian houses loom over the shimmering beach. Two of the houses are habitable, while the third is slowly and mysteriously being buried beneath an enormous dune of blindingly white sand. But though long uninhabited, the third house is not empty. Inside, something deadly lies in wait.
""Savage Mothers Eat Their Children""
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.
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.
Luke MacDonald, a charming Braunach from 19th century Ireland, uses his uncle's enchanted amber to time jump to the future. His family's gold was stolen and he must recover it to save his uncle's failing mind. Brianna Wellbrook, a Cornish Pixie, has no choice but to use the gold her ancestor stole two centuries earlier. Her little sister is very ill, and no magic will heal her. She was warned that someone will come to retrieve it but she never expected such a strong and handsome Braunach.
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.
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?
When Tad and Daine are sent on a week-long business conference, they assumed they'd be staying in separate rooms. Their penny-pinching boss had different plans. Now, one king-sized bed is all that separates the two. Tad, the newest member of the team, wanted to test the waters at his boys-club work place before he came out. Being shoved into a room with the hunkiest partner in the firm wasn't part of the plan.
It starts out so simply. Anna runs away to Thailand, drags her best friend Dante with her and spends a few weeks away, taking on other people's problems while getting away from her own. She meets the enigmatic Jude Grayson, and for as long as it's clear to both of them that it ends when they leave, she thinks she's got the perfect fling planned out. Or does she? Anna returns home to find that her life is no longer the way it once was, and that she can't stop thinking about him.