Xavier, Evan, and their friends have typical lives until they enter a mysterious land called Ahoratos. There they meet their guide, Ruwach, who offers wisdom and direction as the kids' initial adventure begins - an adventure filled with armor and danger and a very real enemy.
Brilliant (if he does say so himself) graphic designer Ravi Tandel is ahead of the game - he's just been asked to present a top secret project at a huge conference in Seattle. All systems are go...until he learns his buttoned-up office nemesis is coming along for the ride.
It may come as a surprise to many people, but Japan is the most running-obsessed country on Earth. A 135-mile relay race, or ekiden, is the country's biggest annual sporting event. Thousands of professional runners compete for corporate teams in some of the most competitive races in the world. The legendary "marathon monks" run a thousand marathons in a thousand days to reach spiritual enlightenment. Yet so much of Japan's running culture remains a mystery to the outside world, on par with many of the unique aspects of contemporary Japan.
After surviving both the failed chicken farm - and marriage - immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to live with her mother and desperately searches to find a job to support her two young daughters. With the help of her older sister Mary, Anybody Can Do Anything recounts her failed, and often hilarious, attempts to find work during the Great Depression.
The prepper fellowship of the bugged-out lake community survivors faces a dilemma they never expected until now. The few young adults still left in the little colony have decided they need to move on and make their own paths. Who will help cut the firewood and help break ground for next season's crops so these prepper geriatrics don't fall out with a heart attack or something trying to do it all by hand? This collection contains two books: Fades the Light and A Diary of a Kudzu Salesman.
Sarah caught Tommy peeking through her bedroom window and decided to give him the show he was looking for. She wanted him to want her body, to feel the need to have her. When she finally got him alone, both of them finally got what their bodies desired all along. Katie enjoyed teasing her neighbor until he made her his love slave. Jon tied her to his bed and taught her why she shouldn't tease some men. Katie absorbed all that Jon forced her body to endure, even when Patti, Jon's wife, came in to further punish her.
Addy Croft has always been the loyal, dutiful daughter to the Shifter Clan Leader who was her adoptive father. So when he trusted her with a task of utmost importance, she took it as a sing of his faith in her. She would go meet with a ferocious crew, the Clan that makes up Big Paw Security. This would just be another mission and she would handle herself like a professional. But as soon as she saw Marcus, the feelings she normally tried to keep pushed down made her tingle.
Two people are coldly executed behind a bar in Washington DC. A high-powered lawyer and his beautiful client are brutally slaughtered in a lake house in a suburb west of Minneapolis. Two cases separated by 1,000 miles and connected by one man - Mac McRyan. In a tale of money and blood that hits a little too close to home, Mac is forced to confront his tumultuous past.
How much notice do you take of other people's body language? Next time, do you want to have the advantage of knowing what they are saying, without them actually saying it? Body Language: Mastering Nonverbal Communications gives you the answer! There's one way to master body language and that's through exercise and practice!
On the 24th of February 1994, police knocked on the door of an aging house in the English town of Gloucester. They'd come to serve a search warrant in the case of a missing girl - the daughter of the house's inhabitants. What they uncovered would shock the world: decades of child abuse, an underground torture chamber, and a burial ground containing the bodies of the spent victims of the torture - including that of the missing daughter.
Carl Porter investigates the disappearance of a young attorney and discovers that freaks aren't the only trouble lurking the shadows of Sunset Boulevard.
Eighteen-year-old Savanah Parry just moved 3,000 miles across states to escape. The memories, the whispers, the pain. Chastity Falls Academy is supposed to be her fresh start; her salvation. And when Ana meets mysterious Jackson, she begins to think it is. She hasn't smiled in almost 16 months; not since the night her life changed forever, and despite her guilt, her loyalty, Ana can't deny that Jackson is breathing life back into her.
In this book we laid the foundations of what we consider to be "Christian Prepping." If you're a Christian and into prepping, you should enjoy this book as a gives a clear concise systematic approach to prepping from a Christian perspective. We have attempted to touch on all of the critical items one should consider when seeking to be prepared. For many Christian preppers just starting out, this may in fact end up being your go-to book as you prepare you and your family for what's to come.
With the countdown to Christmas underway, interior designer Jackie Frost is surprised to receive an urgent phone call from Santa Claus requesting her help. Once at the North Pole, Jackie gets swept up into Santa's crazy plan to makeover Christmas Central as a surprise for Mrs. Claus. Several things test Jackie's devotion to the Claus family as the renovations get underway, not the least of which is having to work alongside master craftsman Dean Bradshaw.
Tommy Brooks is visiting his grandparents for the summer. They live in the mountains, where Tommy can't get any reception on his cellphone. Grandpa is a retired magician fond of showing Tommy his tricks, and grandma is an excellent cook, so things aren't so bad. Then strange things start happening after Tommy goes into the attic, which Grandpa expressly forbid Tommy from doing.
Young Lord Charville and Katerina Carradine were once devoted childhood companions, their significant social class difference never impeding on their friendship. Now adults, their paths in life have gone separate ways and things are very different. Lord Charville's life has come to a standstill after his wife's death. He is bereft with guilt that he was responsible for her death leaving their young son Edmond without a mother. Katerina is well aware of her station in life and is now governess to Edmond.
The fictional fashionista, and narrator of the story, Leonora Soculitherz (So-cool-it-hurts) takes the listener on a journey of discovery. Soculitherz investigates a government and big business conspiracy whilst unearthing, along the way, the bare essentials of 'own business' success.
Miss Lucy Lancester has loved her brother's best friend, Roman Alexander, for as long as she can remember. So devotedly, she's vowed never to marry anyone else. But her beloved libertine is hardly aware of her existence, and not the least deserving of her affection. Deciding her cause is lost, she makes plans to open a girls' school in Bath. There's just one thing she needs to do before she confirms her spinsterhood forever: spend one blissful night in Roman's arms.
Nikki is your average girl with the typical issues of the youth in today's society. Living at home with her mother, who is active in the church, and her father, who wants nothing to do with the church at all, has its challenges. She's trying to find her balance between work, school, church, and her friends. Along the way, she will have some surprises, and she does her best to handle them and stay on track with her friends Shelby and Jynea by her side.
"Culture was untouchable. Their mixing would, and had in the past, proved to be extremely detrimental to peace and quiet." A world in which people have no regional affiliations. Where culture itself has gone mobile. Where ordinary people like Gru and Ronan care little about where they come from and where they are headed - and this whole system is balanced on just two simple laws. In this dystopian world, the only equalizing factor is gunshots. Will the Gunshot Victims Unit, the last line of defense, be enough?