Tank, the newly appointed president of the Gold Vipers, has one mission - to find the woman responsible for murdering a club member in cold blood. Female or not, he's out for vengeance and will stop at nothing to get his hands on the killer.
Requiem, an ancient kingdom whose people can become dragons, is tearing apart. The Cadigus family, usurpers of the throne, muster their greatest army yet. The Resistance, a small band of rebels, seeks new allies and new hope. For years, these two forces have fought in shadowy forests, forgotten ruins, and dark alleys. Now they fly to open war. The kingdom bleeds. The sky rains fire. The crows feast. Heir to the fallen dynasty, Rune was thrust into the uprising. He bears the torch of Requiem, a birthright of blood and fire.
The people of Requiem, an ancient kingdom, can grow wings and scales, breathe fire, and take flight as dragons. For years, Requiem's holy stars have blessed the kingdom with light and magic. But now a darkness falls. General Cadigus, traitor to the crown, has captured the throne. Bloodthirsty and cruel, he rules with an iron fist. He crushes his own people under his heel. He burns all foreign lands. The noble kingdom of Requiem fades; a dark empire rises.
The cruel Cadigus family, usurpers of the throne, rule with an iron fist. The Resistance, a band of desperate rebels, lies smashed and scattered. Hope fades. Some say it is utterly lost. Bloodied, the Resistance hides in distant lands. Most of its fighters lie dead. One of its leaders, captured in battle, suffers torture in the dungeons of Cadigus. The last few resistors muster. Rising as dragons, lighting the sky with fire, they fly to their last stand - an attack on the capital itself.
She Walks in Beauty draws on poetry’s eloquent wisdom to ponder the many joys and challenges of being a woman. Caroline Kennedy has divided the collection into sections that signify to her the most notable milestones, passages, and universal experiences in a woman’s life, and she begins each of these sections with an introduction in which she explores and celebrates the most important elements of life’s journey.
"A Must Have For Every Woman"
Singer provides the first account of the military services industry and its broader implications. Corporate Warriors includes a description of how the business works, as well as portraits of each of the basic types of companies: military providers that offer troops for tactical operations; military consultants that supply expert advice and training; and military support companies that sell logistics, intelligence, and engineering.
"Fantastic beginning with a weak end"
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead of his time, he grew fascinated with identifying the biochemical root of manic depression, just as he began to suffer from it himself. By the time the results of his groundbreaking experiments were published, Dr. Baird had been institutionalized multiple times, his medical license revoked, and his wife and daughters estranged.
"Solid, fantastic read."
A modern-day Sleeping Beauty story of love and hope, for fans of Jojo Moyes. Elsa has been in a coma for five months. With all hope of reviving her gone, her family and doctors are having to face the devastating fact that it might be time to turn off her life support.... They don't realise that in the past few weeks, Elsa has regained partial consciousness; she knows where she is and can hear everyone talking around her bed, but she has no way of telling them she's there.
The extraordinarily evocative stories depict the generation born in a small-town America during the Depression and growing up in a world where the old sexual morality was turned around and material comforts were easily had. Yet, as these stories reflect so accurately, life was still unsettling, and Updike chronicles telling moments both joyful and painful. The texts are taken from his recent omnibus, The Early Stories, 1953-1975.
Between 1999 and 2012, Vince Flynn published 13 books in the Mitch Rapp series. He self-published his first book, but it quickly caught the attention of a publisher and later appeared on the New York Times best-seller list for paperbacks. Flynn's second novel, Transfer of Power, introduced the character of CIA agent Mitch Rapp. In October 2007, his ninth book, Protect and Defend, rose to number one on the New York Times best-seller list.
"This is only a summary"
In under 10 minutes, 99.9% of the world's population will be dead... or changed. Conversion is instant. Headshots just make them angry. And they're getting smarter. Ken Strickland has made it through the first moments. But his family is still out there. Can he survive? Can he find them? Or will he become one more of the creatures that now rule our world?
"INTENSE thrill ride"
This is a great introduction to coaching soccer. If you are new to soccer, or new to coaching, you will find the quick answers to the immediate questions here. You'll find everything from how to run your first practice to how to make a team competitive. The mysteries of soccer are revealed in an easy-to-understand way. Learn from a coach who has made all the mistakes and had a few wins. More than a decade of experience is packed into this condensed introduction to soccer.
"great little book to help fits time coaches"
This beautiful book offers 17 of the best-loved fairy tales belonging to French, Danish, German, and Polish cultures. Written in beautiful and lively language, this new edition of timeless classics has been carefully adapted to meet the expectations and needs of today's younger readers. Indeed, small children will welcome it with keen interest, readily making it their favorite first book of fairy tales.
An inspired and original compilation for the 2016 election year, God Is in the House is a collection of essays by members of Congress who reflect on their deep faith and how it guides them as legislators. Compiled by Representative Virginia Foxx, who personally asked for contributions from congressional colleagues and coworkers, God Is in the House features essays from 18 members of Congress from both political parties, representing 11 faiths and denominations.
The Last Blade of Grass is an emotionally turbulent, post-apocalyptic thriller that follows Eddie Keeper through his struggles to keep his family and friends alive. The nations of the world, already in serious economic decline, have turned to heavy police and military deployment to protect civilian lives and maintain law and order. A drug is designed and distributed to save lives, but side effects that were not detected during the rushed development cause the near destruction of the human race.
Whatever business you’re in, success often depends on relationships - whether the relationship is between two team members, among several divisions of a corporation, or when it spans a large network of suppliers and customers. Five Keys to Powerful Business Relationships is a game-changing guide that will help you leverage every critical relationship in your organization for greater success. The authors combine their knowledge and experience to show you how to get maximum value from virtually every relationship - both internal and external.
Eric Allen, 33-year-old line cook, moved in with his grandmother, Jewell, after a disastrous coming-out when he was in middle school. She raised him, and he cared for her when she fell ill. When Jewell died, she left everything to Eric - angering his parents and older brother. The inheritance isn't much, but Eric and his bestie, Nathan, pool their money and buy an abandoned hotel on an isolated stretch of the Central Oregon Coast.
"Good Gay Fiction"
As plain-clothes men go, Dangerous Davies looks like a non-starter. The small fry of petty larceny and minor disturbances in the backwaters of north-west London are his daily round. His philosophising Welsh drinking companion Mod, his outsized and unruly dog Kitty, his quarrels with his landlady Mrs Fulljames - none of these bodes well for the efficient solving of crimes and the outwitting of villainy. But Davies is encouraged by his beautiful friend, Jemma, and every so often he stumbles upon something really big.
"Memorable characters, great humor, superb reader."
Instagram - an online platform that permits social networking and where photos and videos can be shared. It allows users to take pictures and videos and share them on social sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Tumblr. Instagram was created in October 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. Since then, the popularity has hit an increase mark that over 100 million people were actively using it by 2013 - so why not take advantage and sell to them?
When car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person - the city's newly elected mayor - stood up and said no. Initially it was the cry of a man in the wilderness. Not once in its century-long history had GM reversed a decision to close a plant. But Mayor David Hollister quietly went to work building the Lansing Works! Keep GM! movement and succeeded in defying all the odds. Lansing remains GM's Oldsmobile headquarters.