On May 6, 2013, Amanda Berry made headlines around the world when she fled a Cleveland area home and called 911, saying: "Help me, I'm Amanda Berry.... I've been kidnapped, and I've been missing for 10 years." A horrifying story rapidly unfolded. Ariel Castro, a local school bus driver, had separately lured Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight to his home, where he kept them chained in the basement. In the decade that followed, the three were raped, psychologically abused, and threatened with death.
In the history of the Moody Bible Institute, founded in 1886 by shoe salesman turned revivalist Dwight Lyman Moody, Timothy Gloege finds an answer to why Christian ethics seem to go hand in hand with free-market capitalism.
Raising secure and confident kids using best parenting practices from the past. Does it ever seem to you like kids these days are in control of their parents? Having a strong sense of yourself as a parent is key to raising a resilient, independent, thoughtful, and solution-focused child. But over the last several generations, parents have been immersed in the well-intentioned idea that parenting should be child centered rather than adult centered.
The eight "keys" in this audiobook will help listeners foster a calm, sustained, and mindful inner state that leads to rejuvenation, connection, and confidence. Practical teachings are applied through stories and descriptions, and easy-to-understand exercises walk listeners through every key.
With extreme hatred of feminism in his heart, a heavily armed Marc Lépine entered the University École Polytechnique de Montreal. After allowing the male students to leave, he systematically murdered 14 female students, an act that feminists would label "gynocide".
Five figures gather 'round a shallow grave. They had all taken turns to dig. An adult-sized hole would have taken longer. An innocent life had been taken, but the pact had been made. Their secrets would be buried, bound in blood. Years later a headmistress is found brutally strangled, the first in a spate of gruesome murders that shock the Black Country.
"Police Procedural with Fair but Unsatisfying Plot"
Romance and suspense come alive in this uplifting Christian novel set in the South in the 1870s. Shadowed by majestic oaks on the banks of the Mississippi River is Oak Grove, the ancestral home of the Malcolm family. It symbolizes their courage, resilience, and strength.
Alexandra Ramsey has been rescuing strays since she was abandoned by her mother at the age of seven. Now Alex's passion is poured into Harley's Haven, the no-kill animal shelter she built from scratch in Cade's Point, Mississippi. Evan Whiting rode the crest of the wave of success as a top chef in Manhattan until 26 people were sickened by bad crab meat. He lost his restaurant, his savings, his reputation, and his wife. Evan retreats to the home he inherited in rural Mississippi to start over.
Cast aside by her mother, tormented (literally) by her father, feared by humans and despised by most of her own kind, Aella is determined not to care - not to care what they think, not to care if they like her, not to care about anything or anyone. Just so long as no one tries to touch her or imprison her again, Aella couldn't care less. Until... he pulled an arrow from Aella's back and kissed her cheek. Until... she carried Aella home and stood between her and a giant spider. And a rioting mob.
McAllister is a lonely man. He has spent 10 years tracking the 10 men who made his fiancée take her life. He watched nine of them hanged - all but the one with the strange looking eyes. When a bank is robbed in Amarillo it puts him on the trail again. He follows the outlaw across Mexico where he meets a female missionary.
When searchers believe they have found the location of Amelia Earhart's crash-landing, Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake are sent on a covert mission to locate Earhart's crashed Electra aircraft and recover its contents. But nothing is ever easy for Dane and Bones.
Perched on the border between civilized ghoulkind and the chaos of the barbaric slickskins, the zombie sheriff must rescue his kidnapped friends from the dastardly McFarland and his notorious gang of outlaws. As the posse tracks McFarland, they soon realize that they themselves are being pursued.
Two brothers, Cain and Seth McVeay, leave the swamplands of south Mississippi to find new lives: Cain as a minister of the Gospel, Seth to see what he could find and take. Cain lives as a circuit preacher until he finds he has crossed the trail of an outlaw that could be his brother. Seth sets out to be a gunslinger and bounty hunter, until a near death experience changes his life.
Blake Wheeler was everything Lila had ever wanted. The 34-year-old surgeon was a rising star with his whole life ahead of him. Blake gave Lila 10 perfect years of marriage before plunging her into the hardest year of their lives. When a late-night shooting leaves Blake in a coma, Lila is faced with a difficult decision: continue life support or let him go.
In 1972 Felix Garrido, the Guam-born father of Teresa and Peggy Garrido, extracts from three-year-old Teresa a promise to always take care of her little sister. Teresa vows that she will, and their father walks out of their lives. His last words to Teresa are that he will come back for them. He never does. Always with thoughts of her father in the back of her mind, with the hope that someday he will come back into their lives, Teresa begins to feel an emotional pull to the island of Guam.
There is written rule that some people will succeed no matter how little they try and that others will fail irrespective of how hard they try. The truth is we all live in an existential framework where we are presented with opportunities to pursue our purpose. Despite the odds that are stacked against a considerable portion of humanity, a few people have successfully attained their goals.
Rachel Anne Ridge was at the end of her rope. The economy had crashed, taking her formerly thriving business along with it. She had been a successful artist, doing work she loved, but now she felt like a failure. How would her family pay their bills? What would the future hold? If only God would somehow let them know that everything was going to be all right... and then Flash the donkey showed up.
Lord Darcy and Master Wizard Sean O. Lauchlainn return in this authorized sequel to the stories of Randall Garrett. In 1988, in an alternate universe in which the Plantagenets still rule Britain, France, and the New World, magic has displaced science.
Could a major scandal cause the United States to terminate its support for Israel? The Masada Complex, a contemporary thriller set in Arizona, Washington, and Israel, gives us a chilling portrayal of exactly such a scenario.
With a scarlet-fever epidemic raging throughout London, a rogue baron on the loose, a new baby keeping him up at night, and a kingdom to run, the last thing David has time for is a trip to the 21st century. But as he should know by now, time waits for no man, not even the king of England.