In Fort Hood housing, like all army housing, you get used to hearing through the walls. You learn too much. And you learn to move quietly through your own small domain. You also know when the men are gone. As Siobhan Fallon shows in this collection of loosely interconnected short stories, each woman deals with her husband's absence differently.
"You know when you've got a great read!"
Here is the story of Jerry Weintraub: the self-made, Brooklyn-born, Bronx-raised impresario, Hollywood producer, legendary deal maker, and friend of politicians and stars. No matter where nature has placed him - the club rooms of Brooklyn, the Mafia dives of New York's Lower East Side, the wilds of Alaska, or the hills of Hollywood - he has found a way to put on a show and sell tickets at the door.
"How could you not really like Jerry Weintraub??"
Wide open sky, rolling green hills...Gillian Tucker could get used to life in the country - one far from the violence she left behind in San Francisco. Warily accepting an invitation to the Montana ranch that belongs to her grandfather, a man she's never met, Gillian hopes this is the haven she seeks. A sexy, overbearing cowboy who shines a light on her well-hidden dreams is not at all part of her plans.
It had been a decade since Victor Cale, first cousin to the Duke of Lyons, had seen his wife. After some royal jewelry went missing from the jeweler's shop where they worked, Isabel Mertens disappeared. When Victor gets word of a woman who fits his wife's description, he sets out to confront her. But he discovers that nothing is as it seems-and revenge is never as sweet as true love.
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A high-quality man who knows what he wants will not settle for just any woman to build a meaningful relationship with. Men like this want a woman who exudes high character. And though she may be beautiful on the outside, he expects her inner worth to be far superior to the women around her.
Updated to address the current needs of men, When Good Men Are Tempted deals frankly with sexual temptation and provides a proven strategy for resisting it. Revisions include updates on Internet pornography, current resources, expanded action steps, and questions suitable for small group discussion or personal reflection.
A hit and run. Simple as that. And suddenly harmless old Gerry Figuroa is lying dead on the asphalt. New Jersey cop turned private investigator Jackson Donne sure as hell doesn't want to investigate his drinking buddy's death, but he's made a promise that leaves him no choice. And before long, he's drawing uncomfortably close to a murderer.
This is a book about men. Not all men, just emotionally unhealthy men. The ones who make you question, "Is it him or is it me? Am I making too big a deal out of this? I try to tell him how I feel, but he says I'm overreacting or needy or it's all my fault". Relationships are hard work, but how hard should they be? When do you know you are struggling too hard to make a relationship succeed?
"I Cried Thru The First Thirty Minutes..."
In this extraordinary audiobook, Bill Perkins tells real-life stories of good men dealing with their anger... men who hurt themselves and others; men who yell or make sarcastic, cutting remarks; men who withdraw and seethe in silence; men who have been scarred by angry dads; and even men who are justified in their anger but don't know how to express it.
Every fall, the men of Loyalty Island sail from the Olympic Peninsula up to the Bering Sea to spend the winter catching king crab. To Cal, Alaska remains as mythical and mysterious as Treasure Island. But while Cal is too young to accompany his father, he is old enough to know that everything depends on the fate of those boats thousands of miles north. He is also old enough to wonder about his mother's relationship with John Gaunt, owner of the fleet.
When a man loves a man, the temperature can get red hot! Lucas Steele has chosen 20 stories from the best erotica writers from around the globe for our latest no-holds-barred anthology. With plenty of varied man-on-man action and stunningly erotic themes, these stories will provide a memorable feast of quality fiction that demonstrate when a man loves a man, anything can happen!
Bob Kerrey grew up outside Lincoln, Nebraska, in the 1950s, and in his trademark style - serious, sometimes wry - he tells of his journey from that heartland to the dangers of Vietnam, to the hospitals where he recovered from his grievous injuries, and finally to the Nixon White House where he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Marriage - not what you expected? You thought you married the woman of your dreams - your soulmate and partner. But what started out as a great relationship has escalated to nagging, followed by whining, followed by complaining...and capped off with spite, meanness, and anger. When Dorothy said, "There's no place like home," she obviously wasn't living in your house! Fortunately for you, I've got the solution to all your marriage difficulties. This audiobook is going to make a lot of women very nervous. Why? Simply because this audiobook is going to show you how to take control of your marriage.
"Good but I was waiting for the other half"
Charles Mee, Jr. reproduces seven singular moments when heads of state have come together to decide the future of the world: Pope Leo and Attila the Hun; Henry VIII and Francis I; Cortes and Montezuma; Metternich and Talleyrand; Wilson, Clemenceau and Lloyd George; Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt; and Gorbachev and the G7 nations.
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Four decades after the sexual revolution, nothing has worked out the way it was supposed to. The sexes are circling each other as uneasily and comically as ever, and now the New York Times columnist who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1999 for incisive commentary about the mysteries and muddles of sexual combat in America sorts through the confusion.
This practical look at sexual purity is written directly to teens in a frank, accessible, and totally honest style to help them make decisions for sexual integrity. When Young Men Are Tempted discusses factors surrounding sexual temptation and presents a strategy to encourage and assist young men to lead morally pure lives. Author Bill Perkins offers success stories as well as testimonies of false solutions.
"Down in Thomasville, Alabama, a long time ago...." Kathryn Tucker Windham's mellifluous Southern voice guides us by words alone through a town where a parrot sings along with the doxology at church and the telephone operator can tell you anything you need to know.
"Nathan, please, I haven't done anything!" She called out, tears coming to her eyes, remembering how bad the last beating felt. He pulled off his belt, and she knew immediately this was going to be the implement of choice.
The phone kept ringing and ringing the night that Jean Kaiser, then a child of ten, discovered her parents murdered in their bed. Now, twenty-five years later, the phone is ringing again in this taut novel of suspense. And Jean, who has since become a Chicago radio talk-show host and has a daughter of her own, is being stalked by a man she knows only by a slow, sinister voice on the telephone.
Women, usually the caretakers of relationships and health issues, are often frustrated when the men in their lives resist managing their own well-being. In recent years, though women have learned much about their own health, most do not understand the many significant ways in which men's health issues differ from their own.