Twenty years later, time has weakened the resolve of the Musketeers and dispersed their loyalties. But treasons and stratagems still cry out for justice: civil war endangers the throne of France, while in England, Cromwell threatens to send Charles I to the scaffold. Dumas brings his immortal quartet out of retirement to cross swords with time, the malevolence of men, and the forces of history. But their greatest test is a titanic struggle with the son of Milady, who wears the face of Evil.
"Dumas YES, Narrator NO"
Eighteen-year-old Olivia Lindstrom is ready to start the rest of her life in a world she sees as wide open to accomplish her limitless dreams. A gifted musician, she wants nothing more than to study music, improve her skills, and later pursue a dedicated career. Her biggest concerns about starting college are missing her parents and worrying about her grade point average. That is until she meets Derek Salazar and becomes drawn into a new world.
This is the story of the conspiracy against the Empire that begins in the mean streets of the Underside and flourishes in the courtly politics of the Palace where Khaavren has loyally served in the Guards this past half-millenium.It is the tale of the Dragonlord Adron’s overweening schemes, of his brilliant daughter Aliera, and of the eldritch Sethra Lavode.
"Great world. Horrible writing style."
Feast or famine, boom or bust - it's a pattern that too many sales organizations regard as a necessary evil. And that's plain wrong. If you want a long-term career, you need to get off the roller-coaster of inconsistent results. Instead of frantic scrambles to meet quotas, you can create a strong year-round record of closed sales, repeat customers, and increasing referrals, all while you build a growing prospect list.
If you thought Dennis Miller was done ranting, guess again. In Still Ranting After All These Years, recorded in early 2002, Miller is in fine form, commenting on everything from "War and Terrorism" to Enron; from "Obsessed Parents" to the "End of Class"; to "Truth in the Media" and so much more. Throughout, Miller is what we have come to expect from him: smart, cutting, laugh-out-loud funny, and more times than not...right.
If you are interested in this book, chances are you know that you are in an abusive relationship and want out. You may be looking for help to decide what to do next. You may be looking for information about what you can do about your situation. You may be ready to leave but are unsure how to go about it. You may not even be sure if you are being abused, but you have a feeling that something isn't quite right at home or with your significant other.
Gone into Captivity chronicles the story of how, against many odds and numerous obstacles, two brave Israeli journalists befriended PLO commander Salah Ta'mari and his wife, Princess Dina, the former queen of Jordan. Ta'mari was being held prisoner in an Israeli POW camp when Aharon Barnea came to interview him for the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Expecting to find just another "terrorist", Barnea was surprised to discover an intelligent, educated, and articulate man whom he couldn't help himself from liking.
Rosie Myers watched her husband, Richie, change from a teacher to a tycoon who eventually left her for a beautiful, young, and cerebral co-worker. So, naturally, when Richie turns up dead in Rosie's kitchen, everyone, police included, thinks she did it, forcing her to venture into New York City to search out the true culprit.
One year after Henry Munroe's fatal heart attack at age forty-one, his doting parents, prudish wife, rebellious son, and wayward brother are still reeling. So is Evie Cooper, a bartender, self-proclaimed "spiritual portraitist," and Henry's former mistress. While his widow, Jeanie, struggles with the betrayal, Henry's overbearing mother is making plans to hold a memorial service.
This is a story from the Classic American Short Stories collection.
"Year after Iran Nuclear Deal, Kerry Confronts Concerns of Arab States" is from the April 07, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"A Year after Obama's Visit, Ethiopia Is in Turmoil" is from the August 09, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Paul Schemm and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Even after a Year in Orbit, Scott Kelly Is Still Grounded" is from the National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy Ellis Nutt and narrated by Jill Melancon.
"Obama Says First Family Staying in Washington 'for a Couple of Years' after He Leaves the White House" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"After a Record-Breaking Year in Space, Astronaut Scott Kelly Is Coming Home" is from the National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rachel Feltman and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Munich on High Alert After New Year’s Eve Terrorism Threat" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Melissa Eddy and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"After a Tumultuous Year for Investors, the Experts Look Ahead" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Susan Murphy.
Överkonstapel Alan Banks har aldrig glömt sin i ungdomen försvunne vän Graham Marshall. När dennes skelett upphittas 35 år senare så är det många minnen som väcks till liv. Banks blir engagerad i en spännande och överraskande utredning där hans snart finner besvärande likheter med ett nytt försvinnande i samma område.
Chris Coste dreamed of playing major-league baseball from the age of seven. But after 11 grueling years in the minors, a spot on a major-league roster still seemed just out of his reach, until that fateful call came from the Philadelphia Phillies in May 2006. At age 33 (going on 80), Coste was finally heading to the big time. The 33-Year-Old Rookie is like a real-life Rocky, an unforgettable and inspirational story of one man's unwavering pursuit of a lifelong goal.
In the fall of 1969, Gary Bray landed in South Vietnam as a recently married, freshly minted second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. His assignment was not enviable: leading the platoon whose former members had committed the My Lai massacre--the murder of hundreds of Vietnamese civilians--18 months earlier. In this compelling memoir, he shares his experiences of Vietnam in the direct wake of that terrible event.
"A true year by an unheralded young officer."