Being the assistant to uptight workaholic Brant Stone is more than Emma can bear. But in her weaker moments, she can't help but admit that the sexy control freak can turn her on with an insult more than any man she's ever met. So when Emma gains an unexpected advantage, she blackmails Brant into accompanying her to her high school reunion. After all, the enemy she knows is preferable to a blind date arranged by her meddling mother.
While Spartans get all the glory, no soldier - not even the legendary Master Chief - wins a war on his own. Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck and his team of Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs) played a major role in saving the Earth from all-out invasion at the end of the Covenant War - acts of bravery and ingenuity that did not go unnoticed by the United Nations Space Command.
"Halo New Blood was gorgeous."
It seems that the most common goal between balancing exercise and our daily lives is to have the ability to make it to the gym, and also to lose weight with the most minimum effort. Bodybuilders often want to gain muscle mass with the most minimal effort, as fatigue can prevent one from muscular growth. These ten myths are the most common myths that people hold to be true in the fitness world, but in all actuality, they are false. I use my knowledge of fitness to debunk these myths.
To learn bushcraft, one must adjust the state of mind. Instead of going through a series of complex mental processes when coming up with a decision, one should reform to a simpler, more primal state. It aids in prioritizing the more immediate needs. Even if it is just for a little while, one should experience the independence and empowerment of living by the moment and in using the forces of nature to the advantage.
Protein pancakes are a great way to get the protein you need effectively and quickly, and there are various reasons that you may need a little more protein. If you plan to work out, need an extra boost, or just feel like your diet isn't giving you enough, then you'll want to check out the wonderful recipes found in this book.
A cyborg on the edge of eternity, a lonely 10-year old girl, a curmudgeon seeking his one great novel; there are many lost souls desperate for a way out. These 20 tales show us the side of humanity we'd often like to ignore.
For years, Lady Susanna de Balliol has borne the blame for betrayal - well-earned, though not as believed by the man she can never forget. Now her nephew must prove his legitimacy or lose his claim to his father's lands. When Susanna is forced to flee with the boy following an attempt on his life, will the one man who knows the truth of her nephew's birth grant them sanctuary within his walls? More, will he aid the woman whom he believes cost him the love of his life?
Erin Solomon is an accomplished investigative journalist when she receives word that she has inherited Payson Isle...and all its ghosts. She returns to Maine to learn the truth behind the tragedy that has haunted her since childhood, aided by the rakish mentor who's stood by her side since she was a teenager; her trusty mutt, Einstein; and a mysterious stranger with his own dark past.
Sawyer Walker has never had an issue with women. The female population tends to swarm toward him, in fact, and he's never had a complaint. But there's one woman Sawyer has always had his eye on - one woman who won't give him the time of day. In recent months, it would seem that Kennedy Endsley is opening up to Sawyer, but she's got a few surprises in store for him. As hard as she finds it to resist the handsome Walker brother, she's not willing to give in easily. Not when her heart is on the line.
Why are many readers drawn to stories that texture ethnic experiences and identities other than their own? How do authors such as Salman Rushdie and Maxine Hong Kingston, or filmmakers in Bollywood or Mexico City produce complex fiction that satisfies audiences worldwide? In Analyzing World Fiction, 15 renowned luminaries use tools of narratology and insights from cognitive science and neurobiology to provide answers to these questions and more.
In this fascinating book, Terry O'Connor explores a distinction that is deeply ingrained in much of the language that we use in zoology, human-animal studies, and archaeology - the difference between wild and domestic. For thousands of years, humans have categorized animals in simple terms, often according to the degree of control that we have over them, and have tended to see the long story of human-animal relations as one of increasing control and management for human benefit.
When Momma had to look in on Aunt Mary Lou, the children cooked up an unusual dish.
One day you may discover that you have a massive collection of unused private label content stored haphazardly throughout your computer’s hard drive. When you purchased it you were sure you’d earn your investment back quickly, because the PLR was advertised in such a way that it seemed like a great idea to use on your websites, in products and for creating content for your online marketing campaigns.
The Baby Sea Turtle is scared, lost, and needs help! Is anybody kind enough to help him?
There are several benefits of offshore online banking. Learn the pros and cons of offshore Internet banking from firsthand experience as well as critical mistakes to avoid. This book discusses what offshore banking is, why to consider it in the first place, who it is for, its advantages and disadvantages, and some important things to know and keep in mind before getting involved with offshore banking.
Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist, famous for his skill at scene setting and vivid plots. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s and remains popular to this day. "Batchelors" is a charming tale of two brothers, Robin and Harry, who live in a mutually codependent relationship. Robin is timid and subservient while Harry is brash and hearty.
Convinced that a militia leader holds the key to finally exacting justice, Deputy Marshal Mason Raines enters the destroyed city of Lexington. Traveling with the unlikeliest of allies, he must confront mutated survivors of the Superpox-99 virus as well as an elite group of military assassins sent to clean up evidence of President Pike's crimes.
Gyms are a wonderful place, and provided a paradise for someone to have "me" time and relieve stress through pumping iron. Believe me, I am a certified person trainer, I know how good the endorphin rush feels after an aerobic training session following the work day. In this short reading, I provide you with some tactics that you can use before deciding "yes" to a gym. I want you to be aware of what a gym is really about and how you can be smarter than the gym owner.
I remember my first day in the gym. It was the greatest thing of my life, and I still to this day use the principles and discipline I learned from training in the gym. I never had any advice from a personal trainer, however, so take advantage of this situation and let me help you begin your path to muscular success. I will provide you with three great workouts as well as some of the general principles you must understand in order to make your desired muscular gains.
Julia Malone is abandoned at the door of an old English manor, but she's not alone for long. Five telepathic children soon arrive to form a paranormal family of makeshift misfits. Julia packs a humorous punch with her witty way of viewing an unpredictable world. In fact it becomes her survival mechanism when life goes topsy turvy in the craziest way imaginable.