Meet Vinh Murphy, part African American, part Vietnamese, with just enough Irish thrown in to make things confusing for anyone looking for a guy named Murphy. Since an assignment in which his wife, Angelina, was fatally shot, Murphy has been unemployed, battling booze and blackouts, and bumming it from shelter to shelter. He eventually reaches out to Hannah Whitfield, an old friend and his saving grace.
"Into the Fire"
Falling into the Fire is psychiatrist Christine Montross's thoughtful investigation of the gripping patient encounters that have challenged and deepened her practice. Beautifully written, deeply felt, Falling into the Fire brings us inside the doctor’s mind, illuminating the grave human costs of mental illness as well as the challenges of diagnosis and treatment. At once rigorous and meditative, Falling into the Fire is an intimate portrait of psychiatry, allowing the reader to witness the humanity of the practice and the enduring mysteries of the mind.
"Buy this book! and READ it"
When a team of assassins murder a high-ranking North Korean general and his family in their sleep, making it look like a robbery, events are set in motion that could shake the balance of world powers. Meanwhile, a US naval combat ship, the USS Milwaukee, is attacked by North Korean forces in the middle of a training exercise off the shore of South Korea, and Commander Kate Bigelow is forced to ground the ship to avoid being captured.
"A little disappointed"
In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. Firing from entrenched positions, the enemy was positioned to wipe out 100 men who were pinned down and were repeatedly refused artillery support. Ordered to remain behind with the vehicles, 21 year-old Marine corporal Dakota Meyer disobeyed orders and attacked to rescue his comrades.
"Very Good Read"
In the wake of destruction left behind by the Virus, it took Dani and Zoe months to find each other. But their reunion was short-lived. Dani has been taken, and though little distance separates them, they might as well be worlds apart. From the moment she hears Dani's scream, Zoe's only goal is to save her best friend.
"Couldn't listen to more than a couple chapters"
With epic sweep and breathtaking adventure, Sara Donati's best-selling saga of an Early American family's struggle for survival in the Northeast wilderness continues with the story of an indomitable woman and an unforgettable journey of redemption across a young nation threatened by the flames of war.
For the U.S. Army, grace under fire isn't an ideal. It's standard operating procedure. In Winning Under Fire, managers discover Army techniques for managing stress in the heat of battle, and learn how to put them to work in their organizations.
"Waist of time"
Ryalda - the Element heroes of old - leak from the dark void of nothingness, Ghen, and bring with them beauty, desire... and destruction. Air Element, Erion aches to feel the heat of Kenna's emerging fire. However, merging his wind with the woman on the cusp of transformation comes with great risk. A risk he's unwilling to take. But with a male Fire Element intent on enslaving Kenna, Erion reconsiders his vow. To protect her, they must merge, but he will not bond his wind with her fire.
Cedar McLeod would like nothing more than to return to Tír na nÓg, help rebuild the mythical kingdom, and start a new life for herself and her daughter, Eden. But peace isn’t what Cedar finds after being reunited with her little girl. Nuala - who kidnapped and terrorized Eden in her previous bid for power - has returned and is making a persuasive claim for the vacant throne. The devastation such a ruler would bring upon both the kingdom and the human world is unthinkable. With no one else to stake a convincing counter-claim, Cedar steps forward.
Into the Fire is about Saro, a Galdoni misplaced by the closing of the Academy and taken in by a man whose motives are directed by a dangerous enemy. As Saro's world crashes around him, he finds the one thing that was never meant to exist, a female Galdoni. He races against time to save her and in turn finds himself at the mercy of other Galdoni striving to carve their place in the world. Amid the burning chaos that has become his life, Saro finds a solace he never expected....
After running from her troubled home and into the arms of an older woman, Grace is settling into her new life with surprising ease. But when the nightmare of her past begins to manifest itself and shatters her new, peaceful existence, the young mother-to-be finds herself scared and confused. Will her boss and lover, Anna, stand up for their blossoming relationship? Does their bond have what it takes to withstand the fires of conflict, or will the flames melt away the happy life that sits just out of Grace's desperate reach?
In the 1880s, Kathryn Reichart flees an abusive life among the wealthy upper class in New York City. She heads West in order to establish a new identity and safe haven for herself and the child she carries. Mere chance lends a hand on the streets of frontier town Spokane Falls, when Kathryn is accidentally knocked down in the street and rescued by Chase Austin, a man hiding the dark secrets of his own past.
Having escaped the Island - a wasteland that housed those no longer able to contribute to society - ageing 'Big Guy' Clancy thought his fight was over. But they have returned to the mainland to find that it is not the haven they anticipated. With the punishment satellites that kept them on the Island - and the city under control - gone, hell has been unleashed.
Rebel has finally found his mate, and oh boy is she a fiery one! Convincing Leigh that she is his could prove dangerous to Rebel's well-being. Keeping her would prove dangerous to his entire family and everyone he loves. To keep Leigh and his family safe, Rebel will have to change who and what he is and fight the battle of a lifetime.
"A GREAT LISTEN.... MY EARPHONES NEVER LEFT MY EARS"
Ally and Donna have been best friends since childhood, and they couldn't be more excited when they get their firefighter certifications and are stationed at the same fire house. It turns for the worse right away though. The station has six chauvinist men and no other women. In fact, there aren't even separate shower facilities! It's clear the station commander would rather they weren't there. Suddenly, Ally finds herself blackmailed into having first lesbian sex in front of all of the guys. Her choices? Watch her best friend or be fired or walk naked in front of everyone and have her very first lesbian sex!
A year ago Jamie learned that her beloved cousin, Nate, had been killed. Beaten to death in what police suspect was a drug deal gone wrong, he was found by his childhood friend Dillon Gaynor. Dillon had always been the baddest of the bad boys, leading Nate astray, and Jamie knows he has the answers to her questions about Nate’s death. He’s not about to volunteer any information, and Jamie’s only choice is to head to the Wisconsin town where he lives to find the answers for herself. Jamie shows up unannounced on Dillon’s doorstep, only to find that Dillon is as dangerous and seductive as she remembers.
"Not what I expected from this author"
Leading Life and Career Coach Allison Maslan will guide you to personal and professional transformation. The burning question is “Do you want to be in the same place you are now in 10 years, or even five years?” The truth is that you will be asking yourself that same question in another decade if you don't take action now. There is a completely fulfilling life just waiting to be claimed as your own. The next question is “What are you waiting for?”
"not that exciting, I expected better of Allison"
Mike reunites with his wife and his friend, Paul, aboard the Guardian only to find that things have gone from bleak to hellish on earth. Rampaging hordes of Genogerians plague the planet, as does an invasion from Progerians hell-bent on knuckling under the will of man through their relentless assault. Yet this may not be the worst of it, as an insidious "ally" has lent their support. At what cost can a planet on the brink come back from such desperate odds?
"The BEST one yet!"
Authors Craig Gross and J.R. Mahon challenge fellow Christ-followers to stop talking about being spiritual, and start being spiritual by rolling up their sleeves and serving a world desperate for the hope Christ offers.
"I REALLY wanted to like this book..."