He's arrogant. She's self-righteous. I hate him. I want her. I've been turning him down for two years straight. Every shutdown makes me work harder. I'm not a one-night stand kind of girl. She doesn't realize I won't settle for only one night. He's a distraction I don't need. She'll say yes eventually because I'm not giving up.
I keep my two worlds separate. At work, I'm King of Wall Street. The heaviest hitters in Manhattan come to me to make money. They do whatever I say because I'm always right. I'm shrewd. Exacting. Some say ruthless. At home, I'm a single dad trying to keep his 14-year-old daughter a kid for as long as possible. If my daughter does what I say, somewhere there's a snowball surviving in hell. And nothing I say is ever right.
The mind of Roland Yeomans is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the mysterious forests found bordering civilization to the coldest reaches of alien dimensions. Yet all his work is united by one common thread: a vivid and profound understanding of the vast sea of emotions that bring strength and mythic resonance to our frail species. Roland Yeomans' characters may find themselves anywhere and anywhen.
After being dumped by her fiancé because she doesn't seem to need him, 25-year-old Zoey Mayfair cooks up a scheme over a bottle of red wine: she'll fake an attempt at suicide so that he feels badly enough to come crawling back to her. It's only when she wakes up in the morgue days later that she realizes she's made a terrible, life changing (and ending) mistake.
Nora Newberry has been working to make her dreams come true and finally, after 10 years, it's time! She's moved back to her hometown of Milburn, Wyoming, and, together with her lifelong best friend, Raquel Madden, is opening the diner they've been planning since high school. Life couldn't be better...and it's time to celebrate!
Stan is a hardworking single dad with a college-age daughter still living at home. He hasn't had a relationship in over a decade, as he's struggled to support his daughter and had no excess time or money to date. When Jenny asks to bring her nearly homeless friend from college, a 19-year-old virgin named Chelsea, to live with them, Stan agrees when he sees Chelsea's sexy looks. He finds a sneaky way to make his fantasies about her become reality.
Police officer Peter Westmore is helping with the evacuation of Seattle when terrorists explode a nuclear bomb. In the novel A Time to Endure we glimpse the end of Peter's life. In that novel his brother Caden, on a mission to destroy gangs and terrorists living on the fringe of the Seattle blast zone, goes to his older brother's abandoned home and discovers Peter's body.
In the future, the only weapon against the evil aliens is a nice, sharp cheddar! The Farfnians rule the galaxy with an iron claw, and Earth has been relegated to a backwater planet. What's an ingenious human to do? Find a chink in the Farfnian's chitinous armor - cheese! Enter Harry Fische, captain of the stringship Limburger, and his intrepid crew.
Small town Texan Claire enlisted in the Marine Corps, survived an IED in Iraq, went through rigorous physical therapy, and made it through med school. After she thought she had endured it all, she had to cope with the loss of her beloved husband and struggle to rebuild her life and raise their twins. Her friends rally around, but it's up to Claire to pick up the pieces and open herself up to love and to truly live once again.
Penny Parker, a reporter, goes to a ski resort and stumbles onto a pile of mysteries. A mysterious group is trying to force the resort to close, and as she investigates she discovers the strange green door. What's behind the door? Only a special invite gets you beyond the secretive portal, and it seems that the people in power don't like reporters.
"God awful narrator"
This collection of the reported sayings of the Buddha is one of the canonical texts of Theravada Buddhism. Written in simple and concise language, and embellished with picturesque examples, this manual of moral practice has a powerful universality which sets it apart from most sectarian scripture.
Seventeen year old Miri Jones has always wanted to be a detective. When she discovers mutilated human remains during her morning run, she's found her case. But the bizarre nature of the crime will shake everything she believes in and might just get her killed. The town of New Hope is about to make its last stand in a war Miri never knew existed.
It's been two months since Zoey Mayfair lost everything - including her life - but she finally seems to be getting the hang of this whole being dead thing. Free-spirited reaper Violet has been showing her just how glamorous the life of a reaper can be, and things seem to be going well with her completely normal human boyfriend Maurice.
Before Toy Story warmed our hearts with toys coming to life after their children left the room, Raggedy Ann was the first to show the exciting and endearing world of a toy's life. Join lovable Raggedy Ann and her friends as they venture on amazing adventures together, inspiring good morals, friendship, and joy to young listeners.
The writing process is important and should not be neglected. It's the foundation you must build in order to reach your writing goals. Writing a Book: Shortcuts Made Easy will teach you 10 of the most innovative and easy-to-implement shortcuts new writers are using today to improve their writing. Game changers like having two or more projects on the go, tips and tricks to manage your time, becoming your own editor, taking the punishment when it comes to criticism, and much more.
Declan DeGraff is old money, turned no money, turned new money. He's fresh off the deal of the decade; he's just sold his tech firm for over two billion dollars and he should be on top of the world. But he's still missing what he lost, long ago. And every time success comes his way, he's reminded of how he would trade it all to have her back again.
Lots of strange things are going on at Starling Academy, and some of the girls are suspicious. As they begin investigating, they wonder if there's any connection between Scarlet getting kicked out of the Star Darlings and Leona's troubled mission. When Vega gets sent to Wishworld, she is determined to solve the puzzle fast, but her Wisher is incredibly secretive. Scarlet watches from the sidelines as Ophelia, who is hopelessly unprepared, is chosen to go on a mission.
Few things are more taboo than gay lustful feelings for the men who raised you, especially when there are more than one of them. These three forbidden tales show what happens when a guy grows up and returns to that familiar place where the men-of-the-house call all the shots, and finds himself in the middle of a gay hardcore gangbang!
An adventure in prayer began 40 years ago. It traveled across the globe - from closets to prayer chairs, from the steps where Hitler shouted to the door where Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation. A journey that brought an adventurer to Gateway Church. Take the journey. Start the adventure. Adventures in Prayer: A 40-Day Journey by Pastor Mary Jo Pierce. The book is arranged with 40 inspiring stories from Pastor Mary Jo's life.
Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise, or that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.