The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and people are dying. Life is not always perfect in the town of Cold Hollow, but with Mayor Myrna Bradbury at the helm, it might be someday. When a batch of newly paroled convicts arrives to take up residence in the town, disappearances of longtime townsfolk begin, gruesome human remains are found, and a government inspection is looming on the horizon.
The idea that the world is an illusion that betrays its real origin has a long tradition and can be found in the writings of Hindu rishis, early Greek philosophers, and Christian Gnostics. What is perhaps surprising is to find such a rich literature on the subject in neuroscience and quantum physics. The latest, and perhaps most provocative, idea to gain some currency in varying scientific disciplines is the hypothesis that the universe is the result of a computational simulation....
On doctor's orders, Bertie Wooster retires to the village of Maiden Eggesford, but his rest-cure is interrupted by Aunt Dahlia, who wants him to nobble a racehorse; Vanessa Cook, who wants him to act as go-between for her and Orlo Porter; and Orlo Porter himself, who would tear Bertie limb from limb if he ever discovered that Bertie and Vanessa were once engaged. Throw in a dotty explorer, an unreliable poacher, an irascible father, and the stable cat, and the stage is set for a sublime farce.
This is the story of hard-scrabble life in rural Oakdale, Nebraska (population 851) starting in the heyday of the 1920s. Chriss Eymann, a newly arrived Swiss immigrant and his wife, Hattie Mae, raised 10 children on the Dust Bowl-ravaged plains during the 1930s in the depths of the Great Depression. But their greatest sacrifice was yet to come: when they sent four young sons off to war in the South Pacific and Europe.
At 28, writer Kayleen Schaefer's brother was one of the most promising young filmmakers in Hollywood, having shot to success as the writer and director of "Chapter 27," starring future Oscar-winner Jared Leto as John Lennon’s killer Mark David Chapman. Then, five years later, to the surprise of those closest to him, he left it all behind - abandoning his career, his family and his life, without telling anyone where he was going.
As Donald Trump prepares to run for president in the 2016 presidential campaign, more attention has been drawn to his manner of business and how he made it so big in the world. Trump started off in a middle class family and is now one of the wealthiest Americans. Trump: The Art of the Deal, gives the listener a glimpse into how Donald Trump conducts his business and how he made it to where he is today.
Nothing says Texas like a drive-thru liquor barn. If you've ever driven through one you know it's floor to ceiling liquor. It's like a museum. It's an awe inspiring collection of scotch, beer, whiskey, brown liquor, blue liquor, creamy white liquor, hard stuff, girly stuff, and mixed drinks. The bartender came to my car with a tray full of Styrofoam cups. Each had a sliver of clear tape across the straw hole. I thought, is he kidding? A piece of tape?
The discovery of the Americas around AD 1500 was an extraordinary watershed in human experience. It gave rise to the modern period of human ecology, a phenomenon global in scope that set in motion profound changes in almost every society on Earth. This new period, which saw the depletion of the lands of the New World, proved tragic for some, triumphant for others, and powerfully affecting for all.
Come travel into the 1930s and through the doors of St. Margaret's School for Girls. The place used to be an almshouse, until its previous occupants burned to death 13 years before. The townsfolk are at a loss as to what started the fire. Some said it was an act of the devil. Some said it was a resident who had too much to drink. The building, miraculously, survived.
Forget what girls say they want in men; this book is going to reveal the truth. Some of this stuff women don't even know! I am going to show you how to approach, seduce, and attract more hot women than you know what to do with. I will show you seven killer approaches that will get her number every time, and, even more importantly than that, I will reveal the five biggest reasons girls reject guys (even if they actually like them).
Cum e să trăiești cu amintiri din viitor? Cum e să știi ce va fi mâine? Într-o viață în care viitorul și trecutul îşi schimbă locurile, rămâne doar prezentul. Dar cum să iei o decizie în prezent atunci când îți cunoști viitorul?
Emma, the middle sister of three Amish girls, is having doubts about her life, faith and love. Her elder sister, Sarah, is married and about ready to give birth, whilst her younger sister, Martha, is almost 16 and full of life. Emma, isn't sure where she fits in and how she really feels about Eli.
Wil arrives in the shadowy city of Fellwater in search of his prey, the bandit Mad Dog McCray. And heroes to save Redfield, of course. But it's easy to get distracted in a place like Fellwater. Gambling on boxing matches and chasing a flirtatious pickpocket prove to be dangerous entertainment. Soon he's making more enemies than friends.
Lucifer's name is mentioned only once in scripture, yet he remains a powerful evil influence over the world. This has been the case from the time of Adam and Eve to today and will remain so until final judgment is executed upon the Earth. What is Lucifer's ultimate goal? How can we fight such a daunting adversary when angels themselves, with their supernatural strength, dare not contend with him?
Anne Hillstrom is hunting antiques, a diet that works, and her great-aunt Sybil's killer. This book tells the story of Anne and CC, two estate sale bloggers and antique hunters who get more than they bargain for when they discover a killer who is hunting the antique hunters.
This step-by-step guide will give you the tools needed to take control of your anxiety and get your life back where it deserves to be!
Left with Aunt Mattie and uncle Sheriff Cade in the North Carolina mountains, nine-year-old June becomes "Mattie's Girl" when Cade is killed at the home of her best friend, PeeDee. In stories deeply rooted in 1940s Appalachia, June chronicles the years between meeting the irrepressible PeeDee and losing her. She struggles to understand her mother's indifference, her father's divided love, her grandmother's sudden death, and her grandfather's being institutionalized.
Presented with impossible odds, the Guardians struggle to hold against the Shadow Riders. While enemies from within are discovered and allegiances are formed, the losses mount.
To achieve their extraordinary triumph over the invading Metigen armada, humanity put aside its myriad of political and social conflicts and united against a common foe intent on annihilating civilization. In victory, unparalleled peace and prosperity are theirs for the taking - if they can keep hold of them.
Along the backwash of the Milky Way Galaxy lies a sun-kissed planet Earthlings call Octavion, a world of sparkling blue oceans, emerald green forests, bright deserts, and blue-green lakes. The size of Earth, with a similar star for its sun, Octavion is moonless with an oxygen-rich atmosphere, a planet of colors so vivid they amaze humans. During the day, the Octavion sun raises the temperature into the 90s Fahrenheit. With a nearly non-existent polar tilt, the seasons change so little, they are barely recognized.