THE STORY: The action takes place at Sutter's Fort, in northern California, in 1847. Lewis Keseberg, a German emigrant and survivor of the tragic Donner Party expedition, has brought a suit for slander against several other survivors, who have accu
In this frightening and surprising novel, the eccentric, wayward genius of Commissaire Adamsberg is pitted against the deep-rooted mysteries of one Alpine village's history and a very present problem: wolves. Disturbing things have been happening up in the French mountains; more and more sheep are being found with their throats torn out. The evidence points to a wolf of unnatural size and strength. However Suzanne Rosselin thinks it is the work of a werewolf. Then Suzanne is found slaughtered in the same manner. Her friend Camille attempts, with Suzanne's son Soliman and her shepherd, Watchee, to find out who, or what, is responsible and they call on Commissaire Adamsberg for help. 'Ingenious. Slick, creepy and full of engaging odd characters, this thriller is a class act' Independent
Clara has it all. A wrestling star boyfriend, popular friends, all the right school activities...pretty much a perfect life...up until her parents died. Now she lives with the Pastor and his family and though they take good care of her, she feels alone. Then her boyfriend, Tate, starts to show signs of trouble when a new guy, Eli, comes to town. Clara is fascinated with him but hides it until something happens. Eli confesses to her that she gives him something he's never had before...something he needs. Everything is about to change for this normal, pretty, popular girl in a supernatural way.
Their greatest fear was contaminating an ancient Antarctic lake, buried beneath the ice for millions of years. They little knew the catastrophe they were about to unleash. Welcome to the high octane world of Olivia Wolfe. As an investigative journalist, Wolfe lives her life in constant peril. Hunted by numerous enemies who are seldom what the first seem, she must unravel a complex web of lies to uncover an even more terrifying truth. From the poppy palaces of Afghanistan and Antarctica's forbidding wind-swept ice sheets, to a top-secret military base in the Nevada desert, Wolfe's journey will ultimately lead her to a man who would obliterate civilisation. She must make an impossible choice: save a life - or prevent the death of millions. Praise for L. A. Larkin: 'In Larkin, Michael Crichton has an heir apparent' The Guardian 'Larkin's fast action style is accompanied by impressive research' The Times 'Olivia Wolfe delivers action and intrigue in spades' Peter James
The cry of the wolf echoes through the Manhattan night, unleashing a campaign of terror that stretches from Madison Avenue to the Jersey suburbs. Evil has surfaced in the form of the last Montfort werewolf, and from now on, nobody is safe until Pierre de Montfort breathes his last. Jeweler to the wealthy by day and full blown werewolf by night, Pierre ravages his turf while the city trembles. Alerted to his presence, the elite Institut Scientifique of Geneva dispatches two of its most famous hunters, Catherine Marais and Paul DuJardin, to take him down, no holds barred. Beautiful Catherine, one of the rock stars of her profession, has another, more personal reason for her trip to NYC: her vampire lover Ian Morgan, a forbidden romance that carries her to the peak of passion and the temptations of the dark side. But her lover has many secrets, and what she discovers during the campaign to vanquish the werewolf confounds everything she ever thought she knew about her seductive, passionate vampire. Will this shocking revelation destroy or only strengthen their love? PRAISE: "Ms. Morel is a wonderful storyteller. Devour kept me on the edge of my seat from page one. Paranormal lovers everywhere will love this addition to their library.” —Romance Reader at Heart “Ms. Morel’s story should have a broad range of appeal, with elements of urban fantasy, horror, and romance all skillfully intertwined.” —Huntress Book Reviews “Exciting … Melina Morel provides a fast-paced story that werewolf fans will want to read.” —Midwest Book Review “Interesting … intriguing.” —Romantic Times
Fans of Fifty Shades and The Girlfriend Experience will like this Hot Steamy Series where it is Hot in the Kitchen and Hot in the Bedroom...in The Master Chefs Series! Taryn had gone to Paris to attend culinary school to train to become the Chef she needed to help her family restaurant back in New York. What she didn't anticipate was becoming the muse for Errol King, the hot guest celebrity chef instructor whose goal in life is to fill her days and nights with unbridled passion, sex, and burning desire. Book 1 of the Bestselling Master Chefs Series by Kailin Gow THE MASTER CHEFS SERIES Devour Me Savor Me Consume Me HEAT Serial Vol. 1 - 6 New York Heat Christmas in Paris (A Master Chefs Novel) Unassumed (Featuring Leopold Lee from HEAT and Master Chefs Series) Girl Unassumed Series
Methods Devour Themselves is a dialogue between fiction and non-fiction. Inspired by Quentin Meillassoux's Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction that was paired with an Isaac Asimov short story, this book examines the ways in which stories can provoke philosophical interventions and philosophical essays can provoke stories. Alternating between Benjanun Sriduangkaew's fiction and J. Moufawad-Paul's non-fiction, Methods Devour Themselves is an interstitial project that brings fiction and essay into a unique, avant-garde whole.
These exciting new Bible Fun Stuffresources include a year's worth of fully reproducible activities guaranteed to keep classrooms buzzing with fun and energy. Designed as a David C. Cook disciple-shaping resource, Bible Fun Stuffcorrelates with Bible-in-Lifeand Echoescurriculums and is flexible enough to be used with addition curriculum programs or as a stand-alone activity. Each book is loaded with innovative ideas, scripture references, and teacher tips.
"To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." Abraham Lincoln "To be inhuman is to watch the inhumane treatment of others in silence." Arnold P. Powers "Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt." Abraham Lincoln "In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This Book has taken five years to complete, but it's really incomplete. There are still elements of our family's history that has been hidden from us and still remains to be researched. The complexity of information concealed by Whites is not alone. Just as many Blacks for whatever reason has also concealed information for the sole purpose of who knows! But it gives me a sense of who we are as people, the genealogy research bug. Where you go back into our fore-fathers lives and the puzzles wait anyone daring to put the pieces together is worth the assured disappointment of dissatisfaction that will assuredly come. But it never taints the curiosity! Photo on the front cover is a newspaper article from, "The Pensacola Journal," dated December 16, 1906. The two individuals pictured are Uncle Joe and Aunt Lucy. Real people described as "Good-Ole Antebellum Colored Folks." "Back Cover is from "The San Francisco Call," newspaper article dated, July 17, 1904.
“One of the best writers around!” Katie Fforde “Full of down-to-earth humour.” Sophie Kinsella Trisha’s bestselling Christmas book will have you hooked from start to finish - the perfect read as those cold winter nights draw in.