The Age of Reason Begins brings together a fascinating network of stories in the discussion of the bumpy road toward the Enlightenment. This is the age of great monarchs and greater artists - on the one hand, Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and Henry IV of France; on the other, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Montaigne, and Rembrandt. It also encompasses the heyday of Francis Bacon, Galileo, Giordano Bruno, and Descartes, the fathers of modern science and philosophy.
A bold English adventurer; an invincible Japanese warlord; a beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love - all brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power.
The Empire of Fellein is in mourning. The Emperor is dead, and the armies of the empire have grown soft. Merros Dulver, their newly-appointed - and somewhat reluctant - commander, has been tasked with preparing them to fight the most savage enemy the world has yet seen. Meanwhile, a perpetual storm ravages the Blasted Lands, and a new threat is about to arise - the Broken are coming, and with them only Death.
A year after deciding to share their lives, Matt and Evan are working on their happily ever after--which isn't as easy as it looks. As life settles down into a routine, Matt finds happiness in his role as the ideal househusband of Queens, New York, but he worries about Evan's continued workaholic--and emotionally avoidant--ways. Trying to juggle his evolving relationship with Evan and his children, Matt turns to his friend, former Seattle homicide detective Jim Shea.
This is all three books of The Return of the Marines Trilogy. Faced with tremendous odds, Gunny has to lead his Marines in an almost impossible task. That is nothing new to the US Marines. Impossible tasks are the Corps' forte. But can his small detachment keep up the tradition of the Corps and succeed despite tremendous odds?
Seychelle's life takes a turn when her tug intercepts a swamped fishing boat in the Gulf Stream. Inside the boat is a little girl in a bloodied white dress. When Seychelle returns to shore with the traumatized Haitian girl, she is faced with the border patrol, the police, and an unraveling love affair. Determined to protect the child, and somehow keep her from being sent back to Haiti, Seychelle becomes obsessed with the forces that nearly killed the girl.
Some researchers have speculated that Thornley may have associated with both Lee and Marina while in New Orleans. There is even the claim that Thornley and Marina were having an affair. Whatever the truth, there is no doubt that Thornley was close to certain assassination players.
Whether you are a small business, a network marketer, or a professional salesman, prospects that have been pre-sold by your personal networking group make your business easy and enjoyable. Forget cold leads, cold-calling, expensive advertising, and lukewarm referrals. Leave the world of hard prospecting behind and start your own personal networking group.
One goal consumes Chazma Donnelly: find the dark sorcerer who murdered her parents. When the trail leads her to Ireland, she takes a job cataloging a private library. But she doesn't expect to find a manor house that eerily echoes one in her dreams, or an employer whose touch awakens a savage darkness in her. The attraction between Chaz and Jethro McBain is volatile, but darkness surrounds his aura.
Colors are the primary source of beauty in nature. Beauty is described as being rooted in colors, and colors have an influence on us. Your life can be colored depending on your day of birth.
In an ancient world, ruled by Dragons... "...the land has been twisted, defiled, and you are responsible. What more can we do, but banish you from the Realms of Arydd... forever" Galddor the Dragon Sage has been tasked with the magical tutelage of three humans. Each apprentice has their own paths to seek from their training: One wishes to become a Stave for the Elvish people of Fid Gow. Another rejects his lot in life to stand alone.
Are toxic people poisoning your positive attitude? Do you feel exhausted and disheartened just by being near them? Are you wondering how to detach from their negative energy? At the same time you expand your own positive attitude! The stress that is created by being around toxic people can cause you both emotional and physical harm.
Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales that wind back through time. Emma Donoghue reveals heroines young and old in unexpected alliances--sometimes treacherous, sometimes erotic, but always courageous. Told with luminous voices that shimmer with sensuality and truth, these age-old characters shed their antiquated cloaks to travel a seductive new landscape, radiantly transformed.
Whether you are living with someone who suffers from narcissism or whether you recognize yourself as someone sliding in that direction, this audiobook is an intriguing listen about a personality disorder that was identified generations ago but is more prevalent in our modern world than ever before.
Several years after the events of Turbulence, when the passengers of flight BA142 from London to Delhi disembarked the plane to discover they possessed extraordinary powers linked to their innermost desires, Resistance transports the blockbuster action to New York, and introduces a brand-new cast of super-powered characters.
Content is king, as they say. As cliché as it may sound, it's the way to go in this information age. Content marketing is a phrase often mentioned when discussing digital marketing. It's used in so many different contexts, it can be tough to understand what it really means. Let's clear that up right now. People go online for information and to find solutions to their problems, whether it's through a blog post, a podcast, or even a video. People are consuming more and more content in many forms.
John Boehner is one of the most powerful Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, and a frequent target of Barack Obama and other leading Democrats. Raised in a working-class home with 11 siblings, Boehner succeeded in business and then in politics. This biography details his rise to power in an entertaining, engaging style.
We've all heard that if we don't like the weather just give it five minutes and it will change. This short story by humorist Mark Twain may have been the origin of the idea. Twain seems convinced that no weather is more varied than in New England. No forecast is so difficult to claim as true as New England. Then again, each region could make the claim and be proud of their prognostication.
The perfect romance for any holiday or for when you just need one. Get caught up in this sexy romance that's told over a year of holidays. Shannon Quinn is the small-town girl who runs Holiday Quinn--a holiday-themed inn/resort based in scenic Door County, Wisconsin. One winter evening a wealthy Minneapolis businessman, Bram Hartwick, blows into town along with the fast-falling snow.
In the third and final book of the Rachel's Peril trilogy, prepare to have everything you thought you knew turned upside down. In the first seven days of this trilogy, everything changed. Now Andrea and Dylan are on the run, and the Thompson Sisters are fighting to survive.