There's never been a better time for buying rental properties - interest rates are low, and credit is more freely available to those who want to buy and invest. But where does one begin? With more than 20-plus years of experience in real estate and as the founder of The Landlord Property Management Academy, Bryan M. Chavis knows all phases and aspects of working with rental properties.
The Trateri are about to learn a vital lesson of the Broken Lands. Deep in the remote expanse where anything can happen, it pays to be on a pathfinder's good side. Nobody ventures beyond their village. Nobody sane, that is. Monstrous creatures and deadly mysteries wait out here. Luckily for the people she serves, Shea's not exactly sane. As a pathfinder, it's her job to face what others fear and find the safest route through the wilderness. It's not an easy job, but she's the best at what she does.
To say I have mommy issues is putting it mildly. The woman who abandoned me has a lot of nerve to just saunter back into my life without warning and drop a bombshell of atomic proportions. I tried to kill her as a way of resolving my inner Freudian issues, but my damned boyfriends stopped me. Spoilsports. As if wanting to strangle my birth mother isn't enough, once again, someone is messing with my life and a new player steps in to save me. Did I mention my dark knight is tall, gorgeous, and fanged?
Following Ultron's war on humanity, the world no longer trusts the Avengers. After a controversial decision to hold the team accountable is made, Captain America is torn - he can understand people's fear, but the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. taught him just how dangerous unchecked power can be, and he trusts his own judgment above all to do what's right. The Avengers themselves are bitterly divided as to the best course of action. Captain America will have to take a stand and fight for what he believes in.
She was a monster, sleek and gleaming, designed to strike without warning like the dreaded shark. She was the USS Mako, as fearless and bold as any submarine that ever prowled the blue Pacific. Her mission: seek out and destroy the hitherto invincible ships of the Japanese Imperial Navy - and revenge the earlier defeats of a long and dirty war. Here is the story of the men who pitted their lives against impossible odds in the most dangerous branch of the American armed services.
Friend becomes foe and trust is a thing of the past when the Misfits' most relentless enemy, on the cusp of ultimate revenge, turns Elspeth's world upside down. When Farseeker Guildmistress Elspeth Gordie sets out from Obernewtyn to travel to Sutrium at the end of Wintertime, she quickly learns that not everyone welcomes the changes brought about by the rebellion. Captured by an old and vicious enemy, she is drawn into the heart of the Herder Faction, where she learns of a terrible plot to destroy the west coast.
Many tales have been told about the Wendigo, the man-eating monster of Algonquin legend. But how many times has the Wendigo ever spoken for himself? Step inside and take a gander at the mind of the top predator in Canada's North Woods.
A woozy logic dominates these poems: a heart can become a buzzing hive of bees, a rooster can trigger a series of bombs, a young man can embrace a city bus as his spirit animal. Yet Bazzett slices through his poems with a dangerous sense of humor.
Who do you turn to when you've lost the thing most precious to your heart? Trinity is a faerie special friend who cares deeply for little children and takes care of lost items deep in the World of Good Fortune, in the Land of Serendipity. Join Trinity on this whimsical adventure as she teaches us that nothing is ever truly lost, and that every part of the earth is cherished and protected.
PopDaddy is a novel from Southern writer Jeffrey Roach that recounts the heartwarming and hilarious tale of how he and his partner Ken started a family in one of the unlikeliest places. The book takes place in the early 2000s, when single parent adoptions were the only way for a gay couple to adopt a baby from Guatemala, and begins when the couple's best friend announces she's pregnant. Ken wants a baby too.
This is the story of Harry Marsden and the abuse he and many others suffered during their childhoods at the hands of the Catholic Church in St Mary's children's home. This book tracks the young Harry Marsden from a four-year-old being abandoned by his mother, through the savage treatment he and many others endured from the strict and brutal regime of the Sisters of Charity, to his rise to the top of the crime world, and then his turnaround to becoming a top boxing coach honored with award after award.
Memories are by nature unreal, untrue, inaccurate. They are only mental constructs that we use to organize our experiences. Some are cherished, some frightening, some lost. But they are the only reality we know. Andrew takes a non-linear approach to assembling memory bits into a collection of experiences, real and imagined. Using a variety of forms, including short stories, poems, and a play, we get a portrait of a man lost in time.
Ever wonder what goes on in the life of a factory worker? After 18 years of working in a field that I had no intention of toiling in, I have decided it is time to share my experiences with others. I am coming to the table to share tales that are too rich to be simply forgotten. If you are looking to be impressed with superb plots and subplots, you won't find it here. I'm simply telling stories that are conjured up from my years of experience wearing a blue collar.
In order to communicate effectively in another language, you don't need to know all the words of that particular language. You only really need to learn between 2000 and 3000 words. This is because the same words are constantly repeated. Think about it! Your daily routine is often the same - you wake up, eat, drink, work, sleep, have fun etc. This book will enable you to master the vocabulary, verbs, and expressions used in these periods of your day mentioned above.
Told from the perspective of a seasoned blackjack dealer, The Investment Club tells the stories of a self-destructive, dwarf entrepreneur, a drug-addicted musical performer-turned-stripper, a retired, widowed New Jersey policeman, a bereaved, divorced female sportscaster, and a card-counting, former Catholic priest before and after their fateful meeting at the El Cortez Casino in downtown Vegas.
Animals tell their stories, and kids guess their names.
In a novella of galactic magnitude, the space-traveling monk Everett Akasha begins his quest to rescue his brother while being pursued by the galaxy's most dangerous bounty hunters, corporate enforcers, alien mob goons, and supernaturally talented assassins. In the company of an artificial intelligence with emotional issues and a cat with horrendous gas, will he survive the unforgiving depths of space?
In the opening of Holding Silvan: A Brief Life, Monica Wesolowska gives birth to her first child, a healthy-seeming boy who is taken from her arms for "observation" when he won't stop crying. Within days, Monica and her husband have been given the grimmest of prognoses for Silvan, and they must make a choice about his life. The story that follows is not a story of typical maternal heroism. There is no medical miracle here. Instead, we find the strangest of hopes.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time when children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles and generally pass time.
In this concise book, you will learn how to do Motivational Interviewing (MI), the evidence-based, client-centered counseling approach that has demonstrated effectiveness for a range of psychological, behavioral, and health related issues.