St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. Is it possible that the new Pope...is a woman?The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in history. It's a turning point that may change the Church forever. Some followers are ecstatic that the movement reinvigorating the Church is about to reach the Vatican, but the leading candidate has made a legion of powerful enemies who aren't afraid to kill for their cause.
In 2015, the US Women's National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in 16 years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified soccer fans around the world. It featured a gutsy, brilliant performance by team captain and midfielder Carli Lloyd, who made history that day, scoring a hat trick - three goals in one game - during the first 16 minutes. But there was a time when Carli almost quit the sport. In 2003 she was struggling, her soccer career at a crossroads.
He's good for one thing and one thing only - and she wants it bad. Honey Carmichael has never had a decent orgasm, and she's out to change that with the one man in town known for his superior skill between the sheets. Blake Dempsey is happy to help Honey with her "problem" as long as she knows he's only interested in sex.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism refutes misrepresentations and misconceptions about the Catholic Church and separates rumor from truth when it comes to Catholic traditions, faith, and controversial leaders.
He's arrogant. She's self-righteous. I hate him. I want her. I've been turning him down for two years straight. Every shutdown makes me work harder. I'm not a one-night stand kind of girl. She doesn't realize I won't settle for only one night. He's a distraction I don't need. She'll say yes eventually because I'm not giving up.
I keep my two worlds separate. At work, I'm King of Wall Street. The heaviest hitters in Manhattan come to me to make money. They do whatever I say because I'm always right. I'm shrewd. Exacting. Some say ruthless. At home, I'm a single dad trying to keep his 14-year-old daughter a kid for as long as possible. If my daughter does what I say, somewhere there's a snowball surviving in hell. And nothing I say is ever right.
Dr. Lila Emerson is finally free of the shadow of her politically connected family, with her new job in a small-town emergency room. But her new peace is shattered when she encounters the dangerous but compelling Striker. He's everything she should stay away from but all she craves. And since he keeps turning up in her ER, he's hard to avoid. As vice resident of No Prisoners outlaw motorcycle club, Striker is no stranger to violence. But when it touches the pretty doctor he wants in his bed, he'll do anything to keep her safe.
"SO SO CLOSE TO BEING A PERFECT MC LISTEN"
A state is not to be regarded as a property or patrimony, like the soil on which it may be settled. It is a society of men, over which no one but itself has the right to rule or to dispone. Like the stem of a tree it has its own root, and to incorporate it as a graft in another state, is to destroy its existence as a moral person; it is to reduce it to a thing, and thereby to contradict the idea of the original compact without which a right over a people is inconceivable.
An espionage operation has gone horribly wrong. Soviet agents take a bold gamble and seize an American ship. Now the USS Gettysburg sits at a dock in Cam Ranh Bay. A computerized, state-of-the-art war ship, the Gettysburg is the nerve center of America's sea-air defenses. For the Soviets, it's a prize beyond compare.
The mind of Roland Yeomans is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the mysterious forests found bordering civilization to the coldest reaches of alien dimensions. Yet all his work is united by one common thread: a vivid and profound understanding of the vast sea of emotions that bring strength and mythic resonance to our frail species. Roland Yeomans' characters may find themselves anywhere and anywhen.
Eighteen-year-old Devi Bennett is surrounded by mysteries: her unknown heritage, a recurring dream about an African tribal ceremony, an inexplicable attachment to a certain tree and a psychic ability she'll never understand - unless she finds her biological parents. Things take a shocking turn when she meets Baron, an intense and alluring energy healer who receives prophetic dreams which all seem connected to her.
After being dumped by her fiancé because she doesn't seem to need him, 25-year-old Zoey Mayfair cooks up a scheme over a bottle of red wine: she'll fake an attempt at suicide so that he feels badly enough to come crawling back to her. It's only when she wakes up in the morgue days later that she realizes she's made a terrible, life changing (and ending) mistake.
Lev Davidovich Trotsky burst onto the world stage in November 1917 as coleader of a Marxist Revolution seizing power in Russia. It made him one of the most recognized personalities of the 20th century, a global icon of radical change. Yet just months earlier, this same Lev Trotsky was a nobody, a refugee expelled from Europe, writing obscure pamphlets and speeches, barely noticed outside a small circle of fellow travelers. Where had he come from to topple Russia and change the world? Where else? New York.
Nora Newberry has been working to make her dreams come true and finally, after 10 years, it's time! She's moved back to her hometown of Milburn, Wyoming, and, together with her lifelong best friend, Raquel Madden, is opening the diner they've been planning since high school. Life couldn't be better...and it's time to celebrate!
Stan is a hardworking single dad with a college-age daughter still living at home. He hasn't had a relationship in over a decade, as he's struggled to support his daughter and had no excess time or money to date. When Jenny asks to bring her nearly homeless friend from college, a 19-year-old virgin named Chelsea, to live with them, Stan agrees when he sees Chelsea's sexy looks. He finds a sneaky way to make his fantasies about her become reality.
Police officer Peter Westmore is helping with the evacuation of Seattle when terrorists explode a nuclear bomb. In the novel A Time to Endure we glimpse the end of Peter's life. In that novel his brother Caden, on a mission to destroy gangs and terrorists living on the fringe of the Seattle blast zone, goes to his older brother's abandoned home and discovers Peter's body.
In the future, the only weapon against the evil aliens is a nice, sharp cheddar! The Farfnians rule the galaxy with an iron claw, and Earth has been relegated to a backwater planet. What's an ingenious human to do? Find a chink in the Farfnian's chitinous armor - cheese! Enter Harry Fische, captain of the stringship Limburger, and his intrepid crew.
Hacking Made Easy 1 will guide you through the process of hacking with some practical applications and prepare you for the second book Hacking Made Easy 2, where you will learn extremely useful hacking techniques such as how to hack a Facebook account, Wi-Fi password & even how to safeguard your very own WordPress site, which is a very important thing to know.
Small town Texan Claire enlisted in the Marine Corps, survived an IED in Iraq, went through rigorous physical therapy, and made it through med school. After she thought she had endured it all, she had to cope with the loss of her beloved husband and struggle to rebuild her life and raise their twins. Her friends rally around, but it's up to Claire to pick up the pieces and open herself up to love and to truly live once again.
Iterate and Optimize is a behind-the-scenes peek into how indie publishing company Sterling & Stone grew their three-author team into a juggernaut, and a next-level guide for authors looking to explode their sales and do the same. In their cornerstone publishing guide Write. Publish. Repeat., best-selling authors Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt, and David Wright explained how to build a thriving international publishing empire with no luck required.