The Scepter of Xarbaal - its unspeakable power is capable of shattering the very foundation of the world. Created in the pits of hell by the ancient gods, mortal hands were never meant to wield it. To do so brings certain madness and death. Yet King Zemel the Conqueror, ruler of Acharia, has used it to set the lands ablaze, plunging his nation into war. But before his conquest can be realized, the Scepter is stolen and spirited away by his most trusted servants.
The inspiration for the epic new Shannara Chronicles TV series, the world of Shannara is brimming with untold stories and unexplored territory. Now best-selling author Terry Brooks breaks new ground with a stand-alone adventure sure to thrill devoted listeners and new fans alike. Blood and magic will collide.... Leofur is the daughter of Arcannen, a power-hungry sorcerer prepared to use the blackest of magic to get what he wants.
Have you ever wondered what separates the top salespeople from those who experience difficulties just making a few sales a month? Many of the salespeople who are burdened by dismal sales results often blame their low success rate on poor market conditions and a declining economy. However, if that were the case, why is it their co-workers are successful in spite of all those things? What some salespeople do instinctively, others must learn and practice.
It is said that a journey begins with a single step. To get the full message of this book, Phil Knight takes you through his life's journey, from the time he was a young man, full of ambition of being successful or at least not being a failure to his adoption of a crazy idea he had while in Stanford. Then his travels all over the world, the lessons he learnt, the mistakes he made and what those mistakes cost him.
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Sierra Mason has landed the career of a lifetime, becoming a special agent for a firm run by the best in the business. She has proven herself more times than she can count and things are finally going her way. But everything isn't always as it seems. When the truth is uncovered about her firm's investors and who they are tied to, the team is thrown into turmoil. Her partner, Calder McKenna, becomes embroiled in a conspiracy that is weaving itself through their lives and finds his own life in danger.
For the last month, Phoebe has been training in the Valkyrie stronghold readying for battle. But when she stumbles into a secluded valley after a day of grueling practice, she's given a dire prediction. Phoebe must leave the stronghold immediately with the aid of the giant, Junnal, to rescue her mother from the dark elves. If Phoebe fails, Leela will be transported to a place that can no longer be reached.
When you hear "FBI", you probably don't think the Friendly Bureau of Investigation. Well, you might be surprised to learn that during author Jack Schafer's twenty years working as an FBI behavioral analyst, he had to get people to like him. His role involved recruiting spies and getting confessions from perpetrators. His experience in behavioral analysis enabled him to read people simply by gaining a unique understanding of their human nature.
In the frozen wilderness, Angela is running: away from the man who's trying to kill her; away from a lonely upbringing; and away from terrible family secrets...when she discovers something else hidden from prying eyes - horrors unthinkable, inconceivable. Monstrous things that might just save her life. Join best-selling and award-winning author Paul Kane as he once again puts a dark modern spin on another well-known fairy tale in Snow.
When Detective Erika Foster receives a tip-off that key evidence for a major narcotics case was stashed in a disused quarry on the outskirts of London, she orders for it to be searched. From the thick sludge the drugs are recovered, but so is the skeleton of a young child. The remains are quickly identified as seven-year-old Jessica Collins. The missing girl who made headline news 26 years ago.
In Alan Partridge: Nomad, Alan dons his boots, windcheater and scarf and embarks on an odyssey through a place he once knew - it's called Britain - intent on completing a journey of immense personal significance. Diarising his ramble in the form of a 'journey journal', Alan details the people and places he encounters, ruminates on matters large and small and, on a final leg fraught with danger, becomes not a man (because he was one to start off with) but a better, more inspiring example of a man.
"Pointlessness is the point"
Downloaded over 10 million times a year, The Football Ramble podcast has established itself as the essential independent voice of football punditry. The weekly podcast has resonated with supporters around the world, and their sold-out live shows have been a massive hit with supporters. This audiobook is a collaboration by all four presenters and tackles the real issues from fans you won't see or hear on Sky Sports - or anywhere else, for that matter.
Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father, a struggling actor and director, cast him in a commercial. Soon Bryan was haunting the local movie theater, reenacting scenes with his older brother. Acting was clearly his destiny - until one day his father disappeared. As a young man on a classic cross-country motorcycle trip, he found himself stranded at a rest area in the Blue Ridge Mountains. To pass the time, he read a tattered copy of Hedda Gabler, and in a flash he found himself face-to-face with his original calling.
world of Fun Science! I'm Charlie, also known across the Internet as charlieissocoollike. In my book I'll be taking you on an awesome journey through the cosmos, beginning with the big bang through to the solar system and the origins of life on Earth, all the way down to the particles that make up everything around us (including you and me!). Expect frequent digressions into not-so-sciencey things (e.g., a microwave flying through space) and audio packed with my all-time favourite mind-bending science facts.
Phil Collins gained fame as both the drummer and the lead singer for Genesis and continues to enjoy worldwide success today. He's one of only three recording artists who have sold over 100 million albums both as solo artists and separately as principal members of bands - the other two being Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson.
As David Cameron's director of politics and communications, Craig Oliver was in the room at every key moment during the EU referendum - the biggest political event in the UK since World War II. Craig Oliver worked with all the players, including David Cameron, George Osbourne, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Jeremy Corbyn, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Theresa May and Peter Mandelson.
When TV reporter Cora Baxter attends the scene of a murder in a London park, she's horrified to discover the victim is someone she knows and devastated when one of her best friends is charged with the crime. Suddenly the fun-filled life of Cora and her eccentric camera crew takes a darker turn. Cora is convinced that her friend is innocent, but with seemingly solid evidence, the police investigation team, reluctantly led by Cora's boyfriend, DCI Adam Bradberry, believe the case is closed.
Georges Simenon's autobiographical notebooks, in which he recorded his observations, experiences, anxieties and 'all the silly ideas that pass through my head', are one of the most candid self-portraits of a writer ever put to paper. Here, as the celebrated author ruthlessly examines his tortuous writing methods, his past, his fame, his intimate relationships and his fears of ageing, the result is an unsparing, often painfully revealing insight into a man trying both to find and to escape himself.