James Stevens was, at one time, a good man with a great life. After the tragic death of his wife and losing custody of his little girl, James is at the darkest crossroad of his life. Angry, desperate, and unable to hold down a steady job, he agrees to drive a box truck on a shady, one-time trip cross country for cash - no questions asked. When he discovers what he is delivering is actually a who, the questions in his mind begin haunting him mercilessly.
"SO AMAZING. I think I might just read it again and"
The Yorkists have been temporarily victorious and the Duke of York has assumed the throne, but the Lancastrians, led by Queen Margaret, counter-attack. As the fortunes of war shift, both the innocent and the guilty are swept up in the maelstrom. And increasingly dominant amid the chaos is the sinister figure of the crook-backed Richard, Duke of Gloucester.
"One of my favorites"
Everything about Adria Dawson’s life has changed in unimaginable ways: the shattering betrayal of her mother, the fight for her life and sanity...the loss of her humanity. But now Adria must face the ultimate challenge and risk not only her life, but the lives of everyone she loves at the wrathful hands of Isaac Mayfair’s father.
Drawing on a rich trove of documents never before available to scholars, the author sketches the early pioneers, their daily lives, their beliefs, and their struggles to survive and prosper in this isolated mountain community. In moving detail, this book brings to life its struggle to survive, and the tragedy of its demise.
Young King Henry VI has married the beautiful Margaret of Anjou but the new queen is ruthless and ambitious. Supported by the powerful Duke of Suffolk, Margaret plots the overthrow of her enemies, chief among them the Duke of Gloucester. But the Duke of York also aspires to the crown, and the common people, led by Jack Cade, are in rebellion. To the despair of the mild young king, England descends into civil war.
"First thing we do, let's kill all the reviewers!"
Communication is a vital part of human lives. Without it, there will be nothing but chaos. Whether you are communicating with your family, friends, coworkers, or somebody you just met, it's often difficult to say what you mean. This book will put all the scattered pieces together and form a very solid communication framework for everybody in order to build stronger relationships.
"poor content, outdated, just your typical motivational talk"
This is a short, narrative history of the origins, course, and outcome of America's military involvement in Vietnam by an experienced guide to the causes and conduct of war, Larry H. Addington. He begins with a history of Vietnam before and after French occupation, the Cold War origins of American involvement, the domestic impact of American policies on public support, and the reasons for the ultimate failure of US policy.
The all-conquering King Henry V is dead and the throne is occupied by his infant son, Henry VI. The good Duke Humphrey of Gloucester has been appointed protector, but a struggle for power soon develops between the young king's Lancastrian relatives and the powerful house of York under Richard Plantagenet. Meanwhile the French, led by Joan of Arc, the maid of Orleans, threaten to win back the territories lost to Henry V.
"Action-packed, crowded with characters"
Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 214 was hastily organized in the field during World War II to meet the urgent need for another combat squadron in the South Pacific. The squadron, self-named the "Black Sheep", went on under the leadership of the swashbuckling "Pappy" Boyington to become the most famous in Marine Corps history. Now comes the true story of the Black Sheep Squadron and the men who wrote its record in the Pacific skies.
We teach you how to build and grow a business with honesty, integrity, and focus on the client, not just the paycheck. The best part of 10 Guiding Principles of the Ethical Entrepreneur: Anyone can implement these core values into any business or personal relationship and do so without any specialized training. The principles outlined in this book will show you how to start being an honest, authentic, true-to-you-and-your-clients entrepreneur if you implement and follow them daily.
In ISTP: Understanding & Relating with the Virtuoso, you'll learn about the ISTP (introverted, sensing, thinking, perception) Myers-Brigg personality type. This book covers a variety of topics regarding ISTPs and why they make such artistic individuals. ISTPs are often referred to as the artists of the world in the sense that they love beautiful things and the fine arts. They are not afraid to upset tradition in honor of being avant-garde.
Though the activities of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) were unified in their common idea of resistance to oppression, these groups fought their battles on multiple fronts.
In What Is Landscape? John R. Stilgoe maps the discovery of landscape by putting words to things, zeroing in on landscape's essence but also leading sideways expeditions through such sources as children's picture books, folklore, deeds, antique terminology, out-of-print dictionaries, and conversations with locals. He offers a highly original, cogent, compact, gracefully written narrative lexicon of landscape as word, concept, and path to discoveries.
A long-overdue history of America's "forgotten flattop". On November 24, 1943, a Japanese torpedo plunged into the starboard side of the American escort carrier USS Liscome Bay. The torpedo struck the thin-skinned carrier in the worst possible place the bomb storage area. The resulting explosion could be seen 16 miles away, literally ripping the Liscome Bay in half and killing 644 of the crew. In terms of lives lost, it was the costliest carrier sinking in United States naval history. Liscome Bay's loss came on its first combat operation.
"U.S.S. Liscome Bay (CVE-56)"
Science magazine describes the Pascagoula River of southeast Mississippi as the last unaltered large river system in the lower 48 states and southern Canada. Along its banks and watershed, 600,000 acres of public lands - wildlife management areas, national forest, wilderness areas, national wildlife refuges, Nature Conservancy preserves - ensure the creation of a tremendous natural river system.
Do you struggle to come up with topics to discuss about important people or people you just met? Small Talk for Success will teach you innovative ways to comfortable in social situations that could be the key to your success. While small talk is just that, small, people don’t realize that small talk could essentially be a first impression.
Thomas W. Jacobsen's The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000 chronicles the resurgence of jazz music in the Crescent City in the years following Suhor's prophetic claim. Jacobsen, a New Orleans resident and longtime jazz aficionado, offers a wide-ranging history of the New Orleans jazz renaissance in the last three decades of the twentieth century, weaving local musical developments into the larger context of the national jazz scene.
Develop new habits and practices to turn your failures into strengths. Are you sick of listening to the same old self-help and motivational books that provide tired advice and exaggerated claims? Wouldn't it be ideal to get the information you need in one sitting through practical advice backed by real world success stories? Then, Fail to Succeed: 5 Mindset Secrets to Turn Failure into Success & Fulfillment has exactly what you need to realize your greatest breakthroughs and most triumphant successes.
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Most men are beasts, but in Tricks and Treats: Twenty Tales of Gay Terror and Romance, beasts are the last thing to worry about. Imagine a world where giant squid fly through the air, where unnatural forces dwell in a bathroom stall, where zombies close in on your too-cute salon, and where a guy may only be interested in your heart because it tastes delicious. First dates are frightening and relationships can be disturbing. But Tricks and Treats shows there is nothing scarier than falling in love...
A noted scholar offers fresh ways of looking at two legendary American authors. Both F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway came into their own in the 1920s and did some of their best writing during that decade. Ronald Berman considers an array of novels and short stories by both authors within the context of the decade's popular culture, philosophy, and intellectual history.