The penniless orphan of a disreputable earl, Lady Charlene Blanchard thrives on the adventure of picking the pockets of unsavory gentlemen to survive. But due to her extraordinary beauty and prized bloodlines, she is hand chosen as a potential bride for the duke of Baynton, who is on the hunt for a suitable wife to provide heirs. All Char has to do is act the part she was born to play and charm a duke she's never laid eyes on into proposing.
The best companies and most successful salespeople live by a three-word mantra - "it's all about them" - because when they relentlessly focus their brand on their customers instead of themselves, their businesses flourish. All About Them shows listeners how to use this simple but extremely powerful influencing technique. Bruce Turkel, who has advised some of the world's greatest companies, including American Express and Bacardi, lays the groundwork by relating his personal journey of discovery to the "All About Them" principle.
With her black hair, red lips, and lily-white skin, Summer is as beautiful as her father's garden. And her life in the mountains of West Virginia seems like a fairy tale; her parents sing and dance with her, Cousin Nancy dotes on her, and she is about to get a new baby brother. But when the baby dies soon after he's born, taking Summer's mama with him, Summer's fairy-tale life turns grim. Things get even worse when her father marries a woman who brings poisons and magical mirrors into Summer's world. Stepmama puts up a pretty face, but Summer suspects she's up to no good....
Having garnered both Young Readers’ Choice and Special Edgar Awards, Donald J. Sobol’s Encyclopedia Brown stories have been children’s classics for decades. In this installment, the 10-year-old detective uses his vast knowledge and probing questions to expose a muscle-bound scam, a crooked protection racket, a circus frame-up, and other baffling mysteries.
The volume that completes the verse: All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. These are the memoirs of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian.
"Just as good as the others"
Former district attorney Jeanine Pirro was cast as the bad guy 15 years ago when she reopened the cold case of Kathleen Durst, a young and beautiful fourth-year medical student who disappeared without a trace in 1982, never to be seen again. Kathie Durst's husband was millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, son of one of the wealthiest families in New York City - but though her friends and family suspected him of the worst, he escaped police investigation.
"Enthralling Listen! Unique perspective of the jinx"
In today's commodity-based marketplace it is harder than ever to differentiate even the most superlative services and products. The sales presentation provides the most powerful opportunity to do so. Make It All About Them reveals the truth behind the traditional rules of presentations and offers sales professionals a new way forward. It explains why focusing on three key points trumps a presentation full of details, why plain English always wins over jargon, why the audience doesn't need to know how important you are but how important they are, and other effective tactics.
"Very well written"
The most powerful men in the world were all together in a circle in the middle of the room. Drawing their daggers, they cut their right hands and, above the pile of gold, swore Odysseus’ vow: Helen could marry whom she liked, and the Princes would defend them both.… Everyone’s heard of the wooden horse of Troy, and of the beauty of Helen. Well this is the story as Odysseus saw it, from his boyhood in Ithaca to his participation in the bloody Trojan war itself.
"An old favourite"
The fourth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small. Finally home from London after his wartime service in the RAF, James Herriot is settling back into life as a country vet. While the world has changed after the war, the blunt Yorkshire clients and menagerie of beasts with weird and wonderful ailments remain the same.
Have you ever noticed that some people seem to be able to get an enormous amount of work done in a single day while others struggle with one task? The difference is that people that are able to get a lot of things done know what is involved in getting important things done and they know how to create an action plan to achieve whatever they want to achieve, whether that is throughout the course of a single day or something that is more cumulative over the course of a lifetime.
"Very Basic Info"
Ten years after the worldwide best seller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another ground-breaking work, this time to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins and his colleague, Morten Hansen, enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous, and fast-moving times.
"It's a presentation rather than a reading"
As an experienced investor and a college graduate with a bachelor's degree in business administration, I go in depth in explaining the basics of mutual funds. I break down all there is to know about mutual funds and explain them in easy-to-understand wording so the average person can make sense of it all. I know that investing can be confusing without a financial advisor.
A shocking accident gave Matthew Cahill the ability to see a nightmarish netherworld that nobody else does, pitting him in a fight to save us all - and his own soul - from the clutches of pure evil in these three exhilarating tales of dark humor, nonstop action, and pure horror.
"Not like any other book I've listened to - EVER"
This story describes USAC sprint car racing in the early 1960s and a driver named Stan Bowman. It captures Bowman's win at the first USAC sprint car race at Eldora Speedway in 1962. Bowman also captured the attention of Clint Brawner, the legendary Indianapolis 500 mechanic of that era. The story is told through the eyes of Diane Beck Lane, who was daughter of Harold Beck, the owner of Bowman's race car at Eldora in 1962.
"Grabs Your Heart"
There are only a couple of stories in this book that could be classed as taboo, but all the stories have one thing in common. They have group scenes, a popular and very erotic genre/fantasy among the many listeners out there. Check out the sample to see what's to offer.
Dara never thought she'd be a contestant on a dating show, but in a whirlwind of a day, she ends up with a wonderful man named Ben, who just might be the one for her. In fact, she agrees to meet with him after the cameras have all shut off. She didn't know that Ben is one of three brothers, triplets in fact, and these brothers share everything. In fact, they'll be sharing Dara tonight, double teaming and triple teaming her. She'll even have her first anal sex, in the form of a rough double penetration!
Scarred by his past, twisted by fate, Antoine searches the night for her, his perfect woman, the woman he can spend eternity with. He takes them both on a wild erotic ride, uses her to feed his desires, as he feeds hers, the perfect woman, the one who can bring back the memory of his wife, lost to him the night he became a vampire. He couldn't save her from death, but he can save the woman he's with.
The war is over, the RAF uniform has been handed in and James Herriot goes back where he ought to be - at work in the dales around Darrowby. Much has changed, but the blunt-spoken Yorkshire folk and the host of four-legged patients are still the same. So is their vet, who doesn't yet know that literary success is just around the corner.
As a time management coach, I work with many individuals who dread deadlines. Some of them meet their deadlines but only by becoming enormously frazzled and working late, which compromises their peace of mind and their work-life balance. Others end up missing deadlines entirely. This makes them feel guilty for the negative impact not only on themselves but also on their team members and projects. Deadlines can be a struggle - but they don’t have to be.
Susie sets the record straight: Anal tattoos can be fun! At a recent tattoo convention, a young woman made quite a stir as she allowed cameras to record her getting a tattoo on her asshole. "What's all the fuss about?" says Susie. Tattoos have become so commonplace, and it seems that no body part is off limits...or maybe not. Reddit.com has comments from a surprisingly large number of offended men who think that getting your anus decorated is too much.