In Waking Up, Volume 3, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with seven teachers about their personal understandings of spiritual awakening - how it takes place, what changes (and what doesn't), and how their experiences can inspire and inform our own realizations.
Frank Pollard awakens in an alley, knowing nothing but his name - and that he is in great danger. Having taken refuge in a motel, he wakes again only to find his hands covered in blood. As far as he knows, he's no killer. But whose blood is this, and how did it get there?
"THE BEST KOONTZ"
He was clinically dead after the accident - but was miraculously revived. Now Hatch Harrison and his wife approach each day with a new appreciation for life. But something terrible has come back with Hatch from the other side.
Reporter Holly Thorne is intrigued by Jim Ironheart, who has saved 12 lives in the past three months. Holly wants to know what kind of power drives him, why terrifying visions of a churning windmill haunt his dreams, and just what he means when he whispers in his sleep that an enemy who will kill everyone is coming.
"A real disappointment"
Zeke is a dark novel of sexual obsession, psychological manipulation, and looming peril. Sue Cox is a naive college student who falls for the exciting new clerk at the local used bookstore. Captivated by Zeke's brooding good looks and menacing but irresistible charisma, Sue capitulates to his will, leaving her wide open for exploitation. Zeke begins to exert subtle control and entices her to leave town with him. As they travel, his behavior grows more deviant and increasingly volatile.
"Boring and annoying. No redeeming qualities."
The best of O. Henry's stories: "The Gift of the Magi", "The Voice of the City", "The Ransom of Red Chief", and more.
Sabrina Madison is different than most people. She sees things that others don't. This isn't always something that she wants. She starts having dreams of a serial killer killing women She knows how, where, when but what can she do to help? If she goes to the police they will think she's crazy. Who can she trust? In her dreams she sees the killer, the women, and one man but for some reason she knows she can trust. Sabrina goes to the police station to try to explain how she knows all the details of these murders.
Loser's Memorial is Apocalypse Now for a new generation. Two young men from different countries are driven to madness as they are dragged into the global war on terrorism. Through alternating perspectives across several years, Loser's Memorial takes you on a journey into the disturbing and surreal world of war without end, war without purpose, war for profit alone. Told with a masterful blend of intensity, humor, and humanity, Loser's Memorial is of that special breed of novel that spares no one from its skepticism, yet still remains entertaining and thrilling to the very last word and beyond.
Medical Peer Review is the process of evaluating individual professional performance by qualified peers as part of a system to maintain standards and improve performance within the profession. If misused, Peer Review can be a powerful weapon to constrain competitors, to eviscerate political rivals and to energize personal egos through the diminishment of other professionals. This is what is known as a Sham Peer Review.
"I was forced to write this review. "
An unscheduled tourist stop on the tropical island of Palagua ignites a cascade of events that threatens to exterminate the entire native Huapi tribe. Where Did This Come From? is a story that could be behind today's headlines. It starts innocently enough, with a mesmerizingly beautiful jewel given to American Joe Vera by the Huapi chief. However, when an American toy company discovers the mineral and dubs it Crystal Clay, the downward spiral that imperils Vera's sanity and the very existence of the remote tribe that trusted him begins.
Matthew is a young boy who loves adventure. Calibri. Calibri is a place to HAVE adventures. One day, Matthew overhears his father briefly speaking of Calibri, and it sparks his interest, of course. Will Matthew get the adventure he's always been dreaming of, with some surprises along the way?