For a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights brought peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided by their connection to the mystical energy field known as the Force. But they were betrayed - and the entire galaxy has paid the price. It is the Age of the Empire. Now Emperor Palpatine, once Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the dark side of the Force, has brought his own peace and order to the galaxy. Peace through brutal repression, and order through increasing control of his subjects’ lives.
Tatooine - a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders. A backwater planet on the edge of civilized space. And an unlikely place to find a Jedi Master in hiding, or an orphaned infant boy on whose tiny shoulders rests the future of a galaxy.
""The Rifleman"... with a Lightsaber"
The work begins with Lord Brahma dreaming the universe into being and from there unfolds an enthralling collection of interconnected tales that span the history of Hinduism. Here are brave princes, divine divas and demon kings, family feuds and epic battles, burning loves and lies, tragic deaths and glorious rebirths. There are tales about dancing elephants, peacock warriors and monkey armies, all narrated by Jackson himself with great character, warmth and wit. A novel for sophisticated listeners of all ages.
In the twenty-second century, humanity has journeyed to the stars, and found them open for business. And when it comes to protecting that business, Chief Bridget Yang and Surge Team Sigma - her squad of heavily armed space marines - are up to the task. Unfortunately, Jamie Sturm is one problem they can’t just vaporize. When Jamie’s financial schemes bankrupt their expedition, Bridget and her crew refuse to let the rogue stock trader walk away.
"Fairly well done"
The Creepy series is a one of a kind combination of true supernatural occurances, mixed with a variety of supernatural short stories! Creepy 3 is a frightening collection of ghost stories from around the world and supernatural short stories from Jeff Bennington and Top-10 UK author, Katie M. John. True Ghost story contributors include, Ruth Barrett, Jay Krow, Micheal Rivers, Crysta Lynn, Kitten Jackson, Zack Kullis, Leigh Statham and many more!!!
Uproar has produced many stand-up comedians' albums, and this is a great sampler of them. Included are Pablo Francisco's parody of horror/action movie previews (his mimicry of sound effects typically heard in horror movies is excellent); Clinton Jackson's comments on smoking and smokers; and John Pinette's "Show me the buffet" routine.
Robert H. Jackson was one of the giants of the Roosevelt era: an Attorney General, a still revered Supreme Court Justice and, not least important, one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's close friends and advisers. His intimate memoir of FDR, written in the early 1950s before Jackson's untimely death, has remained unpublished for fifty years. Here is that newly discovered memoir.
Hear some of the most influential and dynamic black leaders and thinkers as they engage in a healthy debate on the "State of Entrepreneurship in Black America". Become more conscious of the business world around you and your current role in it. Find out what it would take for you to start your own business and become your own boss.
Drawing on the folklore and mythology of India and Nepal and inspired by author John Jackson's travels in those countries, Tales for Great Grandchildren is an enchanting collection of 13 short stories aimed at children aged 7-12 years old.
David Hume's book tackling the subject of belief in God is among the most influential in Western philosophy. Published in 1779, three years after Hume's death, without featuring the author's name, the book was deeply controversial in its day. It is now considered a masterpiece and Hume is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers writing in English.