Matt. Pedro. Scott. Jamie. Scar. Five Gatekeepers have finally found one another. And only the five of them can fight the evil force that is on the rise, threatening the destruction of the world. In the penultimate volume of The Gatekeepers series, a massive storm arose that signaled the beginning of the end. Now the five Gatekeepers must battle the evil power the storm has unleashed - and strive to stop the world from ending.
The startling conclusion to Gordon Korman's adventure trilogy. Aiden Falconer and FBI Agent Harris are closing in the people who kidnapped Aiden’s sister, Meg. There’s just one hitch: Meg is trying to escape from them on her own, and is never where she’s supposed to be. As tension mounts and the net tightens, only one thing is clear: The kidnappers aren’t going down without a fight. Before, it was Meg who was in trouble. Now both Meg and Aiden are in grave danger.
To keep the peace after an attempted assassination, a prince must be smuggled out of England aboard the Flying Scotsman, the fastest train between London and Edinburgh. Disguised as journalists, Mycroft and Patterson Guthrie, guard the prince. Also aboard is Pauline Gatspy. Is she on Mycroft's side? Or is the Prince her latest target?
Dr Henshaw had created what he thought was a time travel machine and he had sent guinea pigs through it. But now he needed a human guinea pig to test it with. Christopher Wilkonsen thought the whole idea was absurd, until a book that had been sent through the machine came back with a thumb print of his lost sweetheart Vanessa on it.
At the end of the school year, Kendra and her brother, Seth, find themselves racing back to Fablehaven, a refuge for mythical and magical creatures. Grandpa Sorenson, the caretaker, invites three specialists - a potion master, a magical relics collector, and a mystical creature trapper - to help protect the property from the Society of the Evening Star, an ancient organization determined to infiltrate the preserve and steal a hidden artifact of great power.
Julia Bailey is a mompreneur with too many principles and too little time. Her fledgling company, Julia's Child, makes organic toddler meals with names like Gentle Lentil and Give Peas a Chance. But before she can realize her dream of seeing them on the shelves of Whole Foods, she will have to make peace between her professional aspirations and her toughest food critics: the two little boys waiting at home. Is it possible to save the world while turning a profit?
Discover the path to a happy life, from a woman who overcame the odds and achieved a joyful lifeAuthor Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to become an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In The Happiness Choice, she teaches listeners how to live the life of their dreams
Empires and Barbarians presents a fresh, provocative look at how a recognizable Europe came into being in the first millennium AD. With sharp analytic insight, Peter Heather explores the dynamics of migration and social and economic interaction that changed two vastly different worlds--the undeveloped barbarian world and the sophisticated Roman Empire--into remarkably similar societies and states.
This audiobook contains engaging and interesting research by highly qualified high school students and junior high students. Listen to this book to hear the worldview of young people in the USA today.
Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. Because one dark secret might be about to tear a whole city apart. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot dead by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter and anyone else who gets in the way in a bodybag before half a century of national secrets are revealed.
Hope Jensen is a young, single woman and an aspiring newspaper writer, and when she receives a much-needed but anonymous Christmas gift, she's determined to find her benefactor. That search leads her to an unusual family with a longstanding Christmas tradition. Sensing a front-page feature article, Hope desperately wants to publish their story, but doing so would be a breach of trust. What she decides to do will change her life forever.
Other than a critic, who'd kill a Broadway play? Playwright Abigail James has long been fascinated by "revenge tragedies", those theatrical classics about getting even. But all of a sudden, she's living in one: The set of her latest Broadway hit has been vandalized, actors horribly attacked, a designer blinded with acid, the brilliant director terrified into hiding. Clearly, they have all committed some grievous wrong, terrible enough to prompt this orgy of destruction. But whom did they wrong? The police are clueless, so James and her colleagues see only one option: They'll examine their collective sins and pinpoint the injured party. And then they'll exact some revenge of their own.
FBI agent Nick Bracco can't stop a Kurdish terrorist from firing missiles at random homes across the country. The police can't stand watch over every household, so Bracco recruits his cousin Tommy to help track down this terrorist. Tommy is in the Mafia. Oh yeah, it gets messy fast.
Strange things are afoot at Fablehaven. Someone or something has released a plague that transforms beings of light into creatures of darkness. Seth discovers the problem in its infancy, but as the infectious disease spreads, it becomes clear that the preserve cannot hold out for long. In dire need of help, the Sorensons question where to turn. The Sphinx has always given sound advice - but is he a traitor?
Living on a Wyoming ranch, Cassie never knew who her dad was. She'd lost her mom long ago. But her twin sister, Lucy, recently found her with the help of a woman with an intuitive gift - Gillian Bradley. Now they want to find their father. When Ben and his daughter, Julie, arrive at Twin Pines ranch for a summer getaway, Cassie doesn't count on him stealing her heart or his daughter confiding in her as if she were a mom! She also can't imagine telling Ben her secret - she can't read. Every woman wants to believe love can conquer all. But Ben will be returning to Vermont and, for Cassie, trusting is as big a risk as giving him her heart.
Already infamous for the arbitrary, paranoid persecution of its own citizens throughout much of the 20th century, the Soviet Union - as is revealed in John Koeher’s revelatory, eye-opening exposé - also waged a vicious espionage campaign against the Catholic Church and its followers. From the persecution of local priests to an assassination order against Pope John Paul II, the KGB viewed Catholicism as a threat to stability in Eastern Europe and treated the church as an enemy of the State. Lifetime journalist and former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer John Koehler has written the definitive book on this startling history.
This audiobook contains every single fairy tale, legend and nursery rhyme ever written (except for the ones Fishducky didn’t include). Join Rapunzel, the Ugly Duckling, Snow White, Chicken Little, Alice in Wonderland, Beauty & the Beast, Robin Hood and many more beloved characters in this hilarious short story collection that will have you laughing out loud.
6X has sky-rocketed to the top of the charts - and to the front page of the tabloids. When you're that high up, it's a long fall down.... Kendall knows exactly what - and who - she wants...and nothing is going to stand in her way. A/B has fallen hard for the perfect girl. Will he stay faithful to her while the band is on tour? Not if Kendall gets a say in it. Stella is so over the band's manager, Brian...sort of. Luckily there are plenty of distractions on tour. And if one of those distractions makes Brian jealous? More fun for everyone.
Master the skills, practical how-to techniques and tips in The Extraordinary Power of Project Relationships. Your business life will be much more successful and so will your personal life. Invest in reading, learning and appropriately applying these techniques. Use the audiobook as a handy reference as you perform project work in the office as well as your personal life. Reward yourself. Your relationships will get better. You deserve to make their life as good as it can be!
Sex. Fame. Rock 'n' Roll. Four kids on the fast track to pop-rock superstardom reveal the uncensored truth about the glamorous, backstabbing world of sudden celebrity. Introducing...The Voice: Sweet, trusting Kendall sings like an angel--and is about to discover her devilish side. The Body: Rich, spoiled Wynn can't keep a beat to save her life. But with curves like that...who cares? The Boss: No-nonsense Stella is all confidence, attitude, style, and smarts. But her relationship with the band's manager makes her more vulnerable than she thinks. The Boy: A/B has got real talent. Now if only he can keep his mind on the music...instead of on the girls.6X: Idolize THIS!