With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps - the last all-white branch of the U.S. military - was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, adjacent to Camp Lejeune, near Jacksonville, North Carolina.
As a champion longsword fencer, Jack Fischer receives many invitations to tournaments, but none like this: few details, no return address and thousands of dollars in cash that is his to keep whether he accepts or not. He wants nothing to do with it until a multi-national task force recruits him to help bring down the organizers, a society of modern duelists who fight to the death for the gratification of wealthy patrons.
Prioritizing your tasks is a futile endeavor if you don't have a clear picture of what's really important. Not just the big-picture ideas but the in-the-moment, what-should-I-be-focused-on-right-now tasks. How do you know, in the midst of a busy day, what your highest priority tasks should be? This book will give you a framework for knowing what's most important right this minute.
After his father is found dead, computer analyst Nathan Grey becomes the target of a group of murderous machines called the Bloc. After being nearly killed by one of them, Nathan is rescued by a member of the League of Allied Worlds, a secret organization consisting of humans and aliens. After being recruited into the League, Nathan learns that his father was also a member, and that his death is linked to the Bloc and his work with the League.
I grew up in a world of magic. By the time I was ten I understood nature, talked to the trees, and listened to the wind. When the kingdom of men conquered my town, I was murdered by one of my own - the betrayer of my kind. But I didn't stay dead. I woke to find myself in a strange new world called Los Angeles. The only keys to the life I remembered were my father's ring, my unique abilities, and the onslaught of demons that seemed hell-bent on finding me. Now I must learn who I really am, protect my friends, get the girl, and find my way back to my beloved hometown of Orenda.
This audiobook takes an in-depth look on how to win at the popular casino game know as Roulette. Roulette is a game both popular in Europe and the United States. It offers an entertaining aspect, and most people are able to string this game out the longest compared to any other game in a casino. So how in the world can we take this popular game and put the odds in our favor.
I have no idea who I am anymore. In Los Angeles, I would have given anything to go home to Orenda, my world where magic was alive and nature spoke to me. Now that I'm back I feel out of place, burdened with responsibility. The human part of me misses the simplicity of Earth, the mage part begs for connection with magic, and the demon part? I don't want to admit that exists.
"A beautiful adventure"
Travel back in time with the Aurora Conspiracy Prequel Series and follow Aurelius, a man from another world, on his adventure with generation after generation of the Proctor family through some of the most important events and discoveries in history. Meet famous historic figures and discover how they were impacted. The possibilities are endless with this cast of characters, who must surely be out there somewhere.
After exploring a series of recently discovered portals leading to other worlds, Nathan Grey and members of the League of Allied Worlds uncover evidence linking the mysterious past of Nathan's late father to an ancient alien ship buried under the city of Tabula Rasa. From there Nathan and the crew of the LAW Morning Star are led to the hidden planet of Adaria. There they encounter a small group of inhabitants who claim to be descendants of a mythical race called the Ancestors.
SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound) are smart. But you're smarter. Learn when SMART goals work, when they don't, and why. Then go beyond SMART goals to set goals that will challenge you to reach your personal best. Get your goals started with a bang and find the strategies you need to stay on track.
Devastated and angry, Emily will stop at nothing to get Aurelius home--if she can only find him. On her new adventure, she will meet Liza, the witch doctor, and just in the nick of time--but is it Liza of the past or Liza of the future? Emily will also discover a secret that will change the Proctors forever. Meanwhile Aurelius investigates the Underground, the true Area 51 operated by the military and a strange society.
Aurelius must follow the ruling of the Erebusian Committee after breaking Doctrine Thirteen. Emily's life depends on it, but there's just one problem - she'll never agree to the terms. Distraught, after Aurelius sends her home alone, Emily finds another nightmare waiting for her there. She'll have to rely on the help of Syrius, Liza and a sacrifice.