Rade Galaal enrolls in the hardest military training known to man to become a member of the MOTHs, the most elite fighting unit in the galaxy. MOTHs are tacticians, corpsmen, snipers, astronauts, and commandos rolled into one. They also happen to pilot the atomic-powered ATLAS mechs, specialized military hardware that brings new meaning to the phrase "one-man-army".
"The golden age of piracy" generally refers to the era when history's most famous pirates roamed the seas of the West Indies from 1670-1720.
"Not an original work"
Alex came of age under the shroud of a looming threat of national and personal catastrophe. Now, in a time when chaos and depravity reign, Alex will stop at nothing to make right what has gone so wrong. Into Jackson: Everything in Between is an edgy, apocalyptic tale of love, hate, and a relentless journey toward redemption.
"Excellent!!! Loads of Excitement *****"
Nowadays, horror stories abound and you can find numerous tales of horror, alien activity, and even ghosts. These stories come at you from all angles and at first they may freak you out, but after you do your research, you can often find out that most of these stories are hoaxes - tales fabricated to scare people and send chills down children's spines. But as you search through these tales of horror, you may find a story or two that is rooted in indubitable truth.
When raiders come to Daelfjord, Frida is taken away from her home and everyone she's ever known, doomed to a life of slavery. Although she belongs to Agnarr, lord of Groenthjal, she can't seem to escape the attention of Daegal, the town's resident magician. Sparks fly as their personalities clash, but it is eventually Daegal who helps her escape from the raiders.
Cities rather than individual pioneers have been the driving force in the settlement and economic development of the western half of North America. Throughout the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, western urban centers served as starting points for conquest and settlement. As these frontier cities matured into metropolitan centers, they grew from imitators of eastern culture and outposts of eastern capital into independent sources of economic, cultural, and intellectual change.
Near the end of the 20th century, the American Film Institute ranked the greatest actors and actresses who worked during the Golden Era of Hollywood and the first half of the 1900s, and Sidney Poitier was ranked 22nd among the men. Given the company he was surrounded by, such a distinction could be considered honor enough, but Poitier also happened to be the only minority on the list, an accomplishment made all the more incredible given the systematic discrimination he faced within the industry and the land where he grew up.
The Battle of Tippecanoe, fought on November 7, 1811 near present-day Lafayette, Indiana, involved forces of fewer than 2,000 Native American warriors and white soldiers, and only about 300 men were killed or wounded on both sides. Given those numbers, it's apparent that the battle was far from being a Saratoga or a Gettysburg in terms of its scale or significance as an historical turning point, yet it was one of the most important battles in shaping American history during the early 19th century.
Graduate School for Working Adults gives you the graduate school advice you need to have tough conversations and think about the things you never thought would matter as you make your decision to go back to school.
The concept of a more perfect union remains a constant theme in the political rhetoric of Barack Obama. From his now historic race speech to his second victory speech delivered on November 7, 2012, that striving is evident.
The driver's focus is on the disappearing center line. Then the sun begins to rise, and it's like nothing he's seen before, he stops to admire it and takes a picture. He's tired, closes his eyes, rests, thinks, and dreams. Time, memories, love, places, people from the past. Who knows and makes the future? Do wishes come true? Where do they come from? Is life a coin toss? Does it happen by choice? Is it random, magic, or an illusion?
Donovan Kelly is an avid outdoorsman and survival enthusiast. When a routine camping trip to a forest preserve comes to an end, he emerges from the woods into a town overcome by Blight, a super virus that has turned the town's denizens into feverish, infected cannibals. With no escape from the town, Donovan must fight the infected as well as a group of survivors bent on controlling what remains of the empty town. And then Donovan discovers what survival really means.
"engrossing and action packed"
Pierre arrives in the Congo in 1902. Within the first month, he becomes sick and nearly dies; makes an enemy of Harou, Leopold's most powerful man in the Congo; and, on the way to his posting, must always keep his gun within reach. Of Rulers and Ruled is an historical novel of one man's heroic struggle against the greed, cruelty, and terror of a corrupt government in colonial Africa. Pierre d'Entremont went to Africa to seek his fortune, and stayed to fight an evil regime.
John Bird Ray discovers that writing a book is an absorbing journey - especially if you're part of the story. Swirls of ink take him on a fantasy linked with reality. A reflection of the world twisting and turning on the roller coaster of time, filled with memories that never die and dreams that never end! The words of souls flow through fingertips like water tumbling over rocks, down streams, out to oceans, and up to the atmosphere, transforming the spirit into ideas that rain down then melt into everyone's imagination as ExPRESSION.
"Checking in at the Kraken Hotel, I'd had a niggling feeling I'd wound up in Innsmouth instead of Refuge. A small and secret group who called themselves the Voice of the Thorn were the fosters and guardians of an uncatalogued breed of rose."