The military-grade artificial intelligence known as Iona has only one week to live. After that the UNSC will legally terminate her seven-year existence in order to stave off the threat of the data corruption phenomenon known as "rampancy", a condition that will eventually take hold of her functionality and persona, endangering all those around her. In a last-ditch effort to save herself, Iona has successfully launched an unprecedented legal appeal against her own death sentence.
Up-and-coming racecar driver Kisima Jennings is all alone in the world, and that's just how she likes it. After all, she has her career - who needs family? But when a near-fatal crash jeopardizes her future, she's forced to lean on someone for the first time in her life. As an athletic trainer, Derek Donovan is driven and has always kept his eyes on the prize, never letting personal entanglements come between him and his dream of becoming a head trainer for the New Orleans Jaguars. That is until one misstep costs him everything. Now he's starting over.
Street Smarts contains a series of proven principles and insights I've gathered through the years I spent living in the streets. These principles helped me go from being homeless to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the digital industry. The good news is, no matter at what point you're at in your own life, you can also make the positive changes you need to become successful.
Few people love the Lord and the church as much as Jeff Jenkins. Compiled from over four years of seasoned reflection on Christian living, Thoughts from the Mound will challenge you in your walk with the Lord. This book is a fantastic way to introduce new readers to one of the church's most gifted thinkers and communicators. Frequent readers of Jeff's blog will rediscover their favorite articles and be reminded again of the glory and joy of the Christian life.
It was only supposed to be a vacation romance. Passionate, exciting - and short-lived. But when Jewel Henley arrived for her first day of work at a new job, she realized her exotic lover was in fact Piers Anetakis, her boss. A boss who had a strict rule about not getting involved with his employees. And so, just like that, Jewel was fired. With no money and no job, Jewel doubted it could get any worse. Then she discovered she was pregnant and that she'd have to confront Piers.
A children's story about being born and the challenge of staying alive and facing ridicule and pain and sadness and finally triumph. It is seen and felt through the eyes of a turtle.
Welcome to The All New Kindle Family User Guide: Tips, Tricks, Highlights & Apps, where you will find lots of information about the new family of Kindle eBook readers - The Kindle Paperwhite, The Kindle Fire HD, and The Kindle Fire HD 8.9. There is section for each of The all-new Kindle devices, making it easy to navigate to the section that you require depending on the model of Kindle that you own or are interested in. Also included is a chapter on the top 100 apps you can download to your Kindle Fire HD.
Dr. Randi Green was just a smart girl from New Jersey, until she finishes medical school and realizes she's $100,000 in debt. Out west, the Federal Indian Health Service is looking for a doctor to work on an Arizona reservation in exchange for $40,000 of student loan relief. It seems like a perfect match, so Randi packs her bags, hoping she can find happiness in a new place and culture. After meeting her handsome, new boss and a quietly enticing paramedic, suddenly, life is looking very interesting for Randi.
Baby Jaimie had never met a cookie she didn't like, that all changed one day while she sneaking them before dinner. She bit down on one and it bit back, or at least so, she thought until her mother told her it was just a loose tooth. Baby Jaimie didn't want to lose her tooth until her sister told her about the tooth fairy. Now, she can't wait for her tooth to come out, but it's not ready to come out yet. It looks like she'll just have to wait, or will she?
Badeaux Knights is a medieval romance set in the new American South. Sonya escapes at last from her abusive boyfriend and seeks safety in the Badeaux mansion with brothers Nick and Kale, modern-day Renaissance re-enactors. Ancient chivalry, irresistible passions and lurking dangers draw the characters into a double love triangle from which not all will emerge alive and all will be irrevocably changed.
There is a place where nightmares are real. A dark and terrifying place that is hidden from the world we know, by borders that only the most unfortunate of souls will ever cross. James Halldon wakes up in a strange and dark place, surrounded by endless junk and debris. He has no idea where he is, or how he got there. No food. No water. No light. Almost no memories of his past. And there are things moving in the darkness around him. Things that growl.
In the morning, the invisible spiders had hatched and had spread. Now the small town of Hammond is under quarantine and the inhabitants are fighting to survive. They face something they can't see, and no one, not even the military has answers. They just know they must escape before it's too late. They must stop themselves from being caught in the web.
There is an old man sitting in a bed in angel ward, telling stories. He says he has to tell someone, because he is dying. He says he doesn't care if you believe that the tales are true or not, because he is not sure that half of them ever happened at all. Reg Weldon claims that he has seen things that would make your skin crawl. He claims a lot of things.
Crime Classics was a true-crime radio docudrama that aired on CBS from June 1953 to June 1954. Created, produced, and directed by Elliott Lewis, the program examined crimes and murders throughout history. Founded in Lewis' own personal interest in famous murder cases, the program meticulously recreated the facts, atmospheres, and personages of the eras in which the crimes took place.
On sabbatical from her job in the LA record business, Hailey takes a trip to Ireland for the vacation of a lifetime. What she finds is a job offer too good to turn down. Her new job comes with one major complication - Liam Hennessey. He's a famous Irish musician whose entire life has revolved around performing. And Hailey falls in love with him. Although Liam's not so sure love is in the cards for him, he's not willing to push her away completely.
Hymns of the Heart walks the reader through 35 of these Psalms, looking to the meaning of the original text while pointing to God's majesty and glory. As you reflect on the Psalms, may your heart be drawn to the Lord and may you stand amazed at his love for his people.
Gut by Giulia Enders is a thorough introduction to the most recent scientific discoveries and theories about what happens in the human body's digestive system, from ingestion to digestion. This companion to Gut includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
Every person on this planet has at one point or another experienced a headache. Some people get headaches on a daily basis for various reasons. Over the counter drugs and prescriptions may work, but what are they doing to your health? What are they doing to your liver? Wouldn't you like to try an alternative that may give you relief but also be healthy for you?
Going travelling with a little one is always a challenging task, but if you're planning on a little getaway in an RV, then this guide was made for you. Road trips with infants and babies require a lot more planning, but with this book, the hard work is done for you.
Tom London has done a pretty damn good job. Despite an illness that stole his young wife years ago, he's raised his biological son, and several adopted ones, to be fine men. The Hot Rods might be unconventional, but they're hardworking, hard-playing, and hard-loving. Tom couldn't ask for anything more-except perhaps an equally fierce love of his own. And he's got his eye on a luscious candidate. Ms. Wilhelmina Brown, a longtime widow with more than enough sass in her step to take him on.