Around midnight, under a lonely streetlamp in a provincial town in Japan, lies a white woman, a blonde, alone, robbed of all four limbs yet undead. Indeed, a rumor's been circulating among the local girls that a vampire has come to their backwater, of all places. Koyomi Araragi, who prefers to avoid having friends because they'd lower his "intensity as a human", is naturally skeptical.
A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the emperor's attention. Many paint their faces white and style their hair attractively, hoping to lure in the One Above All with their beauty. Some present him with fantastic gifts, such as jade pendants and scrolls of calligraphy, while others rely on their knowledge of seduction to draw his interest. Young Mei knows nothing of these womanly arts, yet she will give the emperor a gift he can never forget.
There are a few keys that will either make or break your soccer coaching and in this book, you'll discover what they are. Without knowing these keys and adapting them in your coaching, it's really hard to reach success as a soccer coach. One of these keys is to always show engagement because if you don't, your players will never appreciate your efforts and their respect for your coaching abilities will be highly limited.
The Adventures of Fluffy Monkey is a series of children's books. The Adventures of Fluffy Monkey: Friends Mini is the story of Fluffy Monkey and his journey through the jungle meeting new friends of all shapes and sizes.
Terrence McCauley delivers up the tale of a former moonshiner looking to make his fortune on dirt tracks of stock-car racing. J. Walt Layne details one of the first interracial college football games ever played. Up next, John Rose gets us into the ring with a boxing prodigy from the hills of Kansas, and then Fred Adams Jr., offers up a barnstorming adventure with the Negro Baseball League Moline Wizards.
Captain Tom Barnes is leading British troops in a war zone. On all sides of this conflict, people are about to be caught up in the violence.... We see the characters not as they see themselves but as all the objects surrounding them do: shoes and boots, a helmet, a drone, a bag of fertilizer, a medal, a beer glass, dog tags, an exploding IED and the medical implements that are subsequently employed.
This work focuses on the help and intercession of the saints for those involved with occupations and vocations: professionals, skilled craftsmen and women, artists, teachers, manual laborers, and much more! Thousands of facts about these special patron saints for those in the workforce, as well as those involved with hobbies or voluntary duties.
Trey Zayne, a web designer from Texas, is sick of his sister constantly trying to set him up with women he has no interest in. When he's contracted to do a website for a company called Matchrimony, he finds himself fascinated by the concept. A relational psychologist will interview him and find him a match. The only catch? They will meet at the altar. Can a techie from Texas fit in with a small town girl from Wisconsin? Will they find more than companionship and move straight to love?
Every master was once a student - every woman was once a child. What makes a person forget their entire identity? What makes them become someone else? What makes them desire pain, control, and ultimately pleasure? It's not anything that happens overnight, over even in a few weeks. Tragedy beyond what a human can possibly imagine will forever alter Mary's future.
The more you know about Bernie, the more you will love him. "I think there may be some symbolism here," Sanders said. "That bird is really a dove asking us for world peace. No more wars." Out of all of the presidential candidates, only Bernie was invited to meet with Pope Francis in Rome on April 15, 2016. Interestingly, just as Pope Francis is fondly called the "People's Pope," many future voters are calling Bernie Sanders the "People's Candidate."
Through unpredictable waves we are taken to the laboratory of outstanding faith, planned with playful zigzagging or violent changes, all within the goals of his imagination which he was never willing to give up on. This collection of personal milestones is captivating because of how well the narration is weaved, with moments of hilarious, occasional suspense. It also opens, more than doors or windows, a parallel dimension that shows us how to never become discouraged when we have set a goal.
What the Billionaire Wants is a seductive collection of four novellas from international best-selling author Alex Anders, and is for those who love stories where innocent young women are swept away by powerful alpha male billionaires who demand submission and enjoy BDSM. Includes: To Please the Billionaire; Serving the Billionaire; As He Desires; Rescued by the Billionaire.
Jackson Hawke might be a monster, but he's Hannah's monster. They belong together and she's determined to show Jackson she can love every part of him - light and dark, cruel and gentle, lost soul and Dominant man. Jackson knows he doesn't deserve her. He is broken and twisted and wrong inside, but when Hannah touches him it feels right, he feels right in a way he hasn't in so long. Can a monster learn to become a man again? Or will dark forces claim Hannah's life before she can claim his heart?
Jett brought a finger into her lover's unraveling, sending it pressing inside slowly but firmly enough to raise Lilly's spine from the mattress. Cassandra could barely keep her groans muffled. But Jett was just warming up. She grabbed Lilly's hips and flipped the diminutive lady into a boldly new arrangement: face flat against the mattress, ass high in the air. Growling like a starving grizzly, Jett brought her lips to Lilly's slippery joy from behind. And whatever restraint the Korean cook had sputtered away immediately.
Sir Caden Maignart has been captured, beaten, locked in a dungeon, and wrongfully accused of kidnapping and oath-breaking. Determined to free himself and his men, and clear his besmirched name, Caden does not count on the willful nature of his captor, Lady Gwendolyn Toustain, the daughter of the man who was once his father's mortal enemy. After several attempts at escape, the lady orders him bound and chained to a wall in her chambers - where he will remain under her personal guard at all times.
Learn how to fast-track your wishes and create a direct link to the cosmos. The author provides irrefutable documentary proof of his rags-to-riches success story, claiming to have won GBPs in a few months and reveals how Cosmic Ordering turned his life around from having no money at all to becoming a property developer, author, TV consultant, radio broadcaster and as a result is wealthy beyond his wildest dreams. Now, after years of studying, he has fine-honed his cosmic connection technique and says, why wait for the winning lottery number?
Maloney Investigation's new client? An eccentric vineyard owner convinced his even more eccentric neighbor is siphoning off his precious water. But of course it's not as simple as that. Or as dignified. Sofia and Aidan soon find out these Merlot messiahs are turning water into wacky, plowing more than fields, and sowing more than grapes. But there's no putting the cork back in when the opposing vintner turns up naked and face down in a trough of sour grapes.
After the first cult classic Damn! Why Did I Write This Book?, fans demanded a sequel. After tons of fan mail, tweets, and outstanding reviews from wrestling fans around the globe, JTG brings the heat once again. In this epic sequel, JTG not only brings you more career-threatening tales from his career, he also explains how to play "The Game". What is The Game? The Game is an unspoken set of power moves that are executed backstage.
Two years of living with his controlling boyfriend left Chico worn down long before that boyfriend revealed he'd been seeing someone else. With no other choice, Chico moves in above his cousin's garage in a small town in the redwoods, where he merely goes through the motions. To get him out of the house, his cousin pushes him to volunteer at a local dance studio to help with their annual show. He's not expecting to end up in a dance class, or to start feeling alive again in the arms of his dance instructor, Rafael.
Ancient Rome, 54 CE. Nineteen-year-old Ulrika is plagued with strange visions and dreams. In order to discover the truth behind her past and her unusual powers, Ulrika embarks on a dangerous journey to her father's homeland, Germania. There she discovers her calling, a rare gift known as the Divining. Sent on a quest to find her destiny, she travels far and wide, from ancient Germania to the vast and exotic countries of Syria, Babylon, and Persia.