A notorious, international big-game hunter and his beautiful, former dental hygienist wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night, while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal-rights activist, with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming - until rumors begin to surface that others may have had their own reasons for committing murder.
The Art of War was written in the sixth century BC by the high-ranking military general and strategist Sun Tzu. Though it is most commonly known as an ancient Chinese military treatise, The Art of War has become more versatile and is currently being used worldwide in business management.
This book - simple and powerful - is the result of Murray's passionate exploration of the issue of surrender: why it's seemingly impossible and yet completely necessary.
Often times, the people who love the hurting also struggle in their own unique ways. They tend to suffer in silence and without much support from others. Writing from the unique perspective of one who needs extra help on a daily basis, Dave Furman offers insight into the support, encouragement, and wisdom that people need when helping others. Furman draws on his own life experiences, examples from the Bible, and wisdom from Christians throughout history to address the heart and ministry of those who are called to serve others.
Growing up, Jason Stern led a charmed life complete with devoted sisters, a father who was one of Brooklyn's most respected rabbis, and a mother who made the world's best babka. He headed to NYU ready for anything - except falling for the wrong guy, coming out, and getting disowned by his once-loving family. In spite of that, Jason managed to graduate with honors. He's got friends who treat him like family, and he's proudly running the largest LGBTQ teen shelter in Manhattan. Life is good, but he's still falling for the wrong men.
What do you do when the whole world... stops? When an electromagnetic pulse hits the earth and everything stops working, nothing will ever be the same. No TV, no internet, no cell phones, not even a stinking working car. Who would have thought this could happen in the USA? To outsiders, Andrea Patterson has the American dream house and family. But when the unthinkable happens, the dream looks more like a nightmare - one from which she and her family may not wake up alive.
I couldn't believe the college booked me a dive motel and it didn't make me feel any better when I met another guest who looked big and scary. Wait...make that three big and scary guests! I never would have imagined what happened next because I found myself flirting with them and before I knew it we were in my motel room and I was taking on all three of them. With rough deep throat, rough sex, and rough double penetration, I was in for trouble.
Maribel and I were lovers. We had been for years and we kept it a secret from my husband, intending to just let him join in if he ever caught us. Then, she got married, too, and that made things a lot more complicated because if one of them caught us, we'd be cheating on the other one. I could never have imagined they'd both catch us at once and I could never have imagined I'd end up having my first anal sex!
I'd been sucking off the teacher's aide to pass all of my quizzes and when the professor found out, he surprised me. Instead of failing me, he just decided to use me as well! He and his wife took me from my apartment for the roughest sex I'd ever experienced and the crazy thing was I loved it. I loved it and couldn't imagine life without Julie and Professor Vayle dominating me and making me submit. I not only had my first lesbian sex but I also had my first anal sex and it was the worst and best thing I'd ever felt.
Jameson and Lizzie's story continues with their beautiful wine country wedding, and the journey to becoming a new family with Charlotte. A final farewell to Nashville and Jameson's singing career nearly topples everything as Lizzie has to weather the long goodbye when Jameson deploys for his first dangerous mission. But there is perhaps greater danger at home for the SEAL families while the men are away.
Two English people decide to look for an old friend in France. Will they find him after forty years of absence? This story is perfect for beginners: you'll be able to enjoy a whole story in French, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension whilst learning the correct pronunciation. The story is narrated by the author with special emphasis on early text comprehension practice and pronunciation. To maximize study effects, we recommend listening to this audiobook together with a paperback or ebook edition of "French Stories for Beginners - Voyage en France", which contains useful French-English glossaries and a large french-english dictionary at the end of the book.
The classical poetry of Japan focuses on direct experience of fleeting moments, in total contrast with its Occidental counterpart. These seminal poems were passed down orally, before great collections assembled works of art spanning several centuries in written form as early as the 8th century, from the Kojiki to the Kokinshu.
Requiem burns. Her marble columns lie shattered. Queen Solina's army sweeps across the land, searching to kill every last dragon. Among the ruins, Requiem's dragons plan a desperate attack. To survive, they must strike Solina at the heart of her desert empire. Yet as Requiem rallies, Solina raises her cruelest champions yet. The nephilim, the spawn of demons and their mortal brides, have languished underground for epochs. Giants of rotted flesh, razor fangs, and clawed wings, they crave to crush the world that imprisoned them.
I was nervous at the wife swap party and it wasn't nervousness about what I thought I'd get nervous over. It was our first time swinging and it sure as hell made more sense for me to worry about the fact that I was going to sleep with another woman's husband or at least be nervous about my husband sleeping with another woman. Nope. What got me was that the man whose name I drew had a beautiful and much younger wife. I was nervous because I was sure I'd never measure up to her. When we got to the bedroom, though, I was in for a surprise!
Captain Dominic Holland's greatest weapon against the apocalypse is his ship. The Huntress is the heart of Dom's scientific research and military operations. And it has been taken. Dom must embark on a perilous mission to retake it if he stands any chance at finding the cure the world so desperately needs. Dom's daughter, Kara, is stranded in the middle of Skull-infested Virginia. While she and a few others struggle to reunite with Dom and the Hunters, enemies more terrifying and ruthless than the Skulls emerge.
A biking and camping trip to southeastern Minnesota turns into double trouble for Frannie Shoemaker and her friends as she deals with a canoeing mishap and a couple of bodies. Strange happenings in the campground, the nearby nature learning center, and an old power plant complicate the suspect pool and Frannie tries to stay out of it - really - but what can she do? After all, she is only curious, but sometimes it isn't just cats who have trouble with that!
Who would have thought my get together on a night without the kids would turn out to be so sexy. Frankly, I intended to get laid. I'd already decided that if Larry or Arthur came on to me, I'd sleep with him. I never expected they would both come on to me at the same time and I certainly didn't expect that Thomas would join in too! Before I knew it, I was taking on all three of them and I not only had my first anal sex but it was double penetration!
Born and bred in NYC, fate leads Jamie to the wilds of Montana where the reluctant city girl encounters adventure with the people, the land and even the animals. Risking her life to save a child, Jamie shares an undeniable bond and escalating passion with her co-rescuer, Kevin. Empowered by her new surroundings, she risks it all... only to have it taken away by past demons. She has no choice but to hurt Kevin in order to save his life and returns to New York.
Thane Jordan reluctantly travels to England to settle his brother's estate only to find he's inherited much more than he could possibly have imagined. Lady Jemma Bryan has no desire to spend a single minute in Thane Jordan's insufferable presence much less live under the same roof with the handsome, arrogant American. Forced to choose between poverty or marriage to the man, she travels across an ocean and America to reach his ranch in Oregon.
Mark is the perfect man. He's caring. He's thoughtful. He buys his wife flowers. He's a sensual lover. But when an impromptu outing turns sour, Mark realizes he must take action. He wants to protect his wife, but his actions could mean it's his last Christmas as a free man. His hatred had remained hidden, until now. Perhaps Mark isn't perfect after all...