Prepare to Die! Paul Tobin 2012-06-05 Nine years ago, Steve Clarke was just a teenage boy in love with the girl of his dreams. Then a freak chemical spill transformed him into Reaver, the man whose super-powerful fists can literally take a year off a bad guy’s life. Days ago, he found himself at the mercy of his arch-nemesis Octagon and a whole crew of fiendish super-villains, who gave him two weeks to settle his affairs–and prepare to die. Now, after years of extraordinary adventures and crushing tragedies, the world’s greatest hero is returning to where it all began in search of the boy he once was . . . and the girl he never forgot. Exciting, scandalous, and ultimately moving, Prepare to Die! is a unique new look at the last days of a legend.
Only Scandal Will Do Jenna Jaxon 2012-07-23 The House of Pleasure, #1 He has the woman of his dreams, but what price will he have to pay to win her heart? Kidnapped and sold at auction in a London brothel, Lady Katarina Fitzwilliam squelches an undeniable attraction to the masked stranger who purchased her, pits her wits against him, and escapes him and the scandal that would ruin her life. Unable to resist temptation in a London brothel, Duncan Ferrers, Marquess of Dalbury, purchases a fiery beauty. She claims she's a lady, but how can she be? No lady of his acquaintance in polite society is anything like her. Then he discovers she is who she says, and that this latest romp has compromised her reputation. He knows how that is. One more scandal and he'll be cast out of London society, but he needs a wife who'll provide an heir to carry on his illustrious family's name. He seeks out Katarina, intending only to scotch the scandal, but instead finds his heart ensnared. He's betting their future he'll capture her heart, but does he have what it takes to win the wager? Content warning: A blade-wielding heroine who crosses swords with a master of sensuality. 92,642 Words
The Strykers Maciej Jonasz 2018-01-08 A Stryker company from the Pennsylvania National Guard is on an exercise in Turkey. Everything is going perfectly until war breaks out and what many of the men thought would be an exotic adventure turns into a nightmare. Cut off inside an increasingly hostile country, the National Guardsmen are abandoned by their government which tells them to be patient in the name of big politics. However, when American nuclear weapons in Turkey go missing, the time for patience is over and the Strykers have to act.
The Star Wars George Lucas 2014-08-21 Before 'Star Wars' there was 'The Star Wars' This is an adaptation of Lucas's rough-draft screenplay for what would become the film that changed the world.
One Peaceful World Michio Kushi 2017-01-25 No matter where we live or what language we speak, food is an essential factor that shapes the way we think, feel, act, and respond to one another. In this milestone book, Michio Kushi presents his vision for building world peace through a sane way of eating. As the leader of the modern-day international macrobiotic movement, Michio has taught, lectured, written, and worked steadily to achieve his view of the future a world in which all people can live in harmony with nature and with one another. In 1987, he launched his One Peaceful World society, a worldwide educational organization devoted to bringing about world peace through a new awareness of the links between food and the emotions, natural law, history, and international order. This book lays the foundation for One Peaceful World. It includes case studies throughout history in which macrobiotic diets relieved conflict and sickness. It traces the rise of the organic and natural foods industry, to which Kushi has been a notable contributor. It offers menus and recipes, reference sources, and a wealth of information that point the way to a new approach to diet and thought. And it recommends additional actions that we can take to bring unity to the world. The book is divided into four parts. In Part 1, Kushi details his early life in Japan during World War II, and his journey to macrobiotics under the guidance of George Ohsawa. Part 2 delves into the cosmological and universal concepts behind macrobiotics, including the importance of yin and yang. In Part 3, Kushi discusses the values that are essential to creating One Peaceful World in modern times. And in Part 4, the author looks forward to a new world government. One Peaceful World is an important and fascinating book for anyone committed to good health, whole foods, and world peace. "
Baltimore Volume 4: Chapel of Bones Mike Mignola 2014-06-24 The world's greatest monster hunter wages war against a plague of vampires intent on resurrecting a demonic god, an evil witch in league with a clan of undead, and his mortal nemesis, leading to a final showdown in London! Written by award-winning, bestselling writers Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.
Ninja Slayer, Part 1 Bradley Bond 2015-10-20 The Neo Saitama of the future is a sprawling urban landscape constantly flooded by neon light. And in its shadows lurks a vast criminal world with all sorts of shady characters. Among them are the deadliest force known to humanity... NINJAS!
Star Trek vs. Transformers John Barber 2019-06-12 When Kirk, Spock, and the entire crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise investigate problems at a remote mine, they’re met with an explosive battle between powerful warriors who change into vehicles from the 20th century! As the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons rages, it’s up to Kirk to decide—does he violate the Prime Directive and interfere in a war that’s raged for millenia? And how will the Klingons complicate the issue? It’s cartoony fun between two of the most popular science fiction franchises in the world!
A Guru Is Born Takeshi Kitano 2012-06-05 Having lost his job and his girlfriend, Kazuo becomes a member of a religious sect, after seeing the Guru heal an old woman in a wheelchair. He soon discovers the secrets of success in the sect are much the same as the business world, the power of suggestion playing a larger role than faith. When the Guru unexpectedly dies, Kazuo is nominated to continue the sect as the new Guru.
Dark Souls Vol. 1: The Breath of Andolus Artist's Edition George Mann 2017-10-03 Marvel at the breathtaking visuals of this phenomenal B&W oversized hardcover edition of Titan Comics’ sell-out series, Dark Souls, Vol.1: The Breath of Andolus! Join Fira - a battle-hardened warrior - as she embarks upon a perilous quest to save her ailing kingdom, fighting countless hoards of demonic foes along the way! The land of Ishra has succumbed to the Undead curse. The village of Harrowmark is at the epicenter of this affliction, and all within her boundaries are affected. The Age of Fire is waning, and soon a new Age of Darkness will be ushered in… There are legends, however, of an ancient dragon that once inhabited this realm, long before the time of man. The wyrm-king, Andolus, was a noble, graceful soul, who presided over Ishra and all her many inhabitants. Slaughtered by a jealous lord, it is said the dragon’s bones possess an awesome power, which may bring life back to the dying kingdoms once again. While the truth of the tale is uncertain, Fira - a battle-hardened former knight, who has herself become afflicted - believes she has nothing to lose. Placing her faith in the prophesies of the village scryer, the two set out on a perilous quest to restore their kingdom to its former glory. But in a world where certain death lurks around every corner, can these brave heroes prevail against the horrors ahead of them?
Sherlock Holmes Vol. 3: Moriarty Lives David Liss 2016-04-13 His name was Professor James Moriarty, known to many as "The Napoleon of Crime" and the master of a vast association of thieves, extortionists, smugglers, fences, and ladies of questionable virtue. And, over Reichenbach Falls in 1891, he fell to his doom alongside his arch rival, the glory-seeking detective Sherlock Holmes... or did he? Washed ashore in a strange town in Switzerland, Moriarty is alone, penniless, and lacking his network of thieves. Will his cunning and guile be enough against Baron von Hohenheim, a foe whose ruthlessness rivals his own? Driven by a solemn promise to a dead woman, Moriarty begins a clever campaign of murderous revenge. It's one of the most notorious villains of all time as you've never seen him!
To My Arrogant Boss J. S. Cooper 2021-01-01 To Mr. Tate Howard, You are quite possibly the most infuriating, annoying and grumpy man I’ve ever met in my life. I know you think that you’re God’s gift to women, but I have a secret to let you in on: you’re not. You’re God’s gift to yourself. Get over your wanna-be cool surfer self and grow up. I thought it was time that someone addressed your big head and told you straight to your face that you're not all that. Just because you have an Ivy league education doesn’t mean you’re the smartest man in the world. In fact, I’m not even sure if you would have gotten in if you didn’t have rich parents. Yes, I went there. Every woman doesn’t want to sleep with you and I’m sure you’re not even good in bed. And I’m someone that would know. From, Your Secret Not Admirer
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Economics Joseph E. Stiglitz 2006 Co-written by Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize for his research on imperfect markets, and Carl E. Walsh, one of the leading monetary economists in the field, Economics is the most modern and accurate text available.
Japanese Paper Flowers Hiromi Yamazaki 2019-03-26 Learn how to bring a Japanese aesthetic into your life with these elegant works of floral art. Japanese kirigami (cut paper) flowers are delicate and beautiful examples of paper craft, but are surprisingly easy to make. This inspirational how-to guide shows you how to make 31 gorgeous designs that can virtually pass for the real thing—except they will never wilt! The sculptural quality of these flowers is an amazing and creative way to add a touch of beauty to your home, or to create low-cost decorations for a wedding, a baby shower, or any other special event. All of the most popular blossoms are represented here, including: 5 different roses—these romantic flowers can be mixed and matched to create a natural looking bouquet Frilly carnations—full of intricate folds and textures, these popular flowers are just as much fun in paper form Colorful tulips—carry a piece of spring with you throughout the entire year Delicate cherry blossoms—enjoy the wonders of cherry blossom season in your own home 3 bold sunflowers—in slightly different shapes and sizes, these cheerful flowers create a sunny bouquet when grouped together Festive poinsettias—blooms that will look fresh throughout the entire holiday season And many more! Simple instructions, templates and colorful step-by-step photos show even novice paper crafters how to create each project, and how to gather them into incredible paper flower bouquets. There are instructions showing how the designs can be used in 18 amazing ways—for decorating, selling, gift giving and entertaining—including: Spectacular wreaths Decorative ornaments Customized photo frames Individualized bookmarks Perhaps best of all, there are instructions for exquisite wearable pieces, sure to draw appreciative comments and perfect as gifts for loved ones: A fashionable floral crown Cheerful brooches A statement corsage Japanese Paper Flowers has all the information and all of the necessary patterns you need! With just some scissors, a few sheets of colorful tant origami paper, and a few drops of crafts glue—all of which can be found online and in paper stores—you can create breathtaking paper flowers in no time at all!
Engaged in Wickedness (A Bridal Favors Novella Jade Lee 2019-10-22 Lady Gwendolyn is Walking Down the Aisle One Rouge at a Time in Engaged in Wickedness, a Steamy Regency Romance by Jade Lee. Lady Gwendolyn loves wandering into illicit places with gentlemen just to see how well they kiss. Nothing family and friends say or do can tame her ways... ...until she meets the quiet Sir Edward Murray. Taken with the vivacious Lady, Edward has a clever plan of capture in play...until he learns Gwen's true reason for risking herself and her reputation in such scandalous forays. Now Edward must convince Gwen that love is the wildest ride of all. But will it matter when Gwen discovers Edward's deceit? “Wickedly good fun.” ~Reading Reality Bridal Favors, in series order: Engaged in Wickedness Wedded in Scandal Engaged in Passion Wedded in Sin
Crueler Than Dead Vol 1 Tsukasa Saimura 2021-09-28 No one knows where it started ... But when the world finally realized what was going on, it was already too late. When Maki Akagi wakes up in a lab full of corpses, she learns from a dying soldier that she is the result of a last-ditch experiment to cure humans of a virus turning them into zombies. Accompanied by a young boy who also miraculously escaped, she will have to try to get to the very center of a devastated Tokyo filled with bloodthirsty monsters. The dome located there contains the last survivors of mankind. And humanity's very survival depends solely on a few drops of this miraculous vaccine... Inspired by Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira), The Walking Dead, Romero classics, and new zombie films like 24 Hours Later, Crueler Than Dead delights in the meticulous detail of decomposed flesh, with a wicked and hungry eye...evoking a modern vision of a zombie world that is terrifying and tension filled. (published in Japan by Tokuma Shoten)
Levius Haruhisa Nakata 2019-09-17 It’s the 19th century, and the world has entered the Era of Rebirth, recovering from the devastating flames of war. The sport of mechanical martial arts has galvanized the nations. Cybernetically augmented fighters turn their blood into steam and their bodies into brutal fighting—and killing—machines. Young Levius is one of those arena battlers, hell-bent on winning in order to simply survive. -- VIZ Media
Sweets Sweets Publisher 2019-06-12 Blank soft cover notebook with plenty of space for your recipes and ingredients lists. Makes a great gift for cooking & baking lovers. 105 recipe sheets 6 x 9 inches formatclassic cream papergreat matte paperback
The Saga of Tanya the Evil, Vol. 6 (manga) Carlo Zen 2019-04-30 Extoled for her achievements in Dacia, Tanya makes her grand return to Norden! As the war escalates, so do the General Staff's expectations for the 203rd Aerial Mage Battalion (much to the young major's dismay). From a barrage of enemy formulas to communication mishaps with higher-ups, it looks like everyone in the world-be they enemies or allies-will stop at nothing to sabotage the former salaryman!
The Legal Protection of Databases Mark J. Davison 2003-06-26 Mark Davison examines several legal models designed to protect databases, considering in particular the EU Directive, the history of its adoption and its transposition into national laws. He compares the Directive with a range of American legislative proposals, as well as the principles of misappropriation that underpin them. In addition, the book also contains a commentary on the appropriateness of the various models in the context of moves for an international agreement on the topic. This book will be of interest to academics and practitioners, including those involved with databases and other forms of new media.
Sherlock Holmes David Liss 2016-03-08 His name was Professor James Moriarty, known to many as "The Napoleon of Crime" and the master of a vast association of thieves, extortionists, smugglers, fences, and ladies of questionable virtue. And, over Reichenbach Falls in 1891, he fell to his doom alongside his arch rival, the glory-seeking detective Sherlock Holmes... or did he? Washed ashore in a strange town in Switzerland, Moriarty is alone, penniless, and lacking his network of thieves. Will his cunning and guile be enough against Baron von Hohenheim, a foe whose ruthlessness rivals his own? Driven by a solemn promise to a dead woman, Moriarty begins a clever campaign of murderous revenge. It's one of the most notorious villains of all time as you've never seen him!
The Weight of a Piano Chris Cander 2019-01-22 USA TODAY BESTSELLER In 1962, in the Soviet Union, eight-year-old Katya is bequeathed what will become the love of her life: a Blüthner piano, on which she discovers an enrichening passion for music. Yet after she marries, her husband insists the family emigrate to America—and loses her piano in the process. In 2012, in Bakersfield, California, twenty-six-year-old Clara Lundy is burdened by the last gift her father gave her before he and her mother died in a terrible house fire: a Blüthner upright she has never learned to play. Now a talented and independent auto mechanic, Clara’s career is put on hold when she breaks her hand trying to move the piano, and in sudden frustration she decides to sell it. Only in discovering the identity of the buyer—and the secret history of her piano—will Clara be set free to live the life of her choosing.
King of Eden Takashi Nagasaki 2014-05-01 As whole villages burn and the carnage spirals out of control, the world starts to take notice. When archaeologist Rua Itsuki is called in to help with an investigation into the gruesome incidents, the last thing she expects to find is a link to her past!
The Tomorrows #3 Curt Pires 2014-02-19 A death meme delivered through a popular phone app. An army of children terrorizing the city. Tokyo is burning, and only the Tomorrows can stop it. Continuing the techno-thrilling pop-magical pedal-to-the-metal trip through a terrifying future from writer Curt Pires (_The Fiction_, _POP_, _Mayday_), with art for this issue by Ian MacEwan (_Sex_)! * A bold new speculative-fiction comic from writer Curt Pires, each issue illustrated by a different brilliant artist!
Caliban Garth Ennis 2015-02-24 The Interstellar Mining Vehicle Caliban cruises through warp space, her crew enduring grim and sterile life in the artificial environment within her hull. Countless billions of miles from home, they search for mineral resources that will feed the industries of an exhausted Earth. They know the rules: if anything goes wrong, no one is coming to help them. They are on their own. A catastrophic collision with a mystery vessel leaves the Caliban crippled and drifting, systems failing, crew desperate. Their one chance lies aboard the other ship--an alien hulk apparently long-abandoned, with a cargo in her holds beyond all human comprehension. But deep in those endless hallways something else is stirring. And soon the few survivors are dying, seemingly at the hands of one of their own comrades.
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Fables The Wolf Among Us 2 Matthew Sturges 2016-07-05 Bigby Wolf has been around for a good long while, and he s investigated pretty much every crime imaginable but even an immortal Fable like him can still stumble across a once-in-a-lifetime case. As the sheriff of the magical New York City neighborhood known as Fabletown, Bigby is hot on the trail of the killer who beheaded a princess and then unleashed a horde of gangsters and monsters to cover his tracks. But even as Bigby reels from attempts on his life and watches his trail of suspects go cold, an old evil reappears to wreak havoc once more. Is the urban legend known as Bloody Mary to blame? Or is she just one more tortured pawn in an even bigger game, with an even more crooked opponent waiting to make his move? The acclaimed adaptation of the hit mystery from Telltale Games inspired by Bill Willingham s best-selling Vertigo series FABLES concludes in this second volume of FABLES: THE WOLF AMONG US, written by Matthew Sturges and Dave Justus and featuring a powerful pack of artists, including Travis Moore, Shawn McManus, Eric Nguyen and Steve Sadowski. Collects issues #8-16."
Wacky Raceland Ken Pontac 2017-03-14 The world has ended, but the race has just begun for Hanna-Barbera's reimagined Wacky Racers! A time of hope and innocence with Utopia at the finish line has given way to planetary Armageddon and a desert wasteland full of radioactive lakes, nanotech dust storms, and cannibalistic mutants. Against this backdrop, Penelope Pitstop, Peter Perfect and the rest of the Wacky Racers vie for the finish line in a contest where the winner takes all and second place is death. Written by Ken Pontac with vehicle concept designs from MAD MAX: FURY ROAD lead storyboard artist, Mark Sexton, this reinterpretation of Wacky Racers has to be seen to be believed. WACKY RACELAND VOL. 1 is sure to shatter any preconceptions of this classic cartoon! Hanna-Barbera has created some of the most reconizable animation characters. As part of DC Comic's reimagination of cartoons like Scooby-Doo, The Flintsones, Johnny Quest, Space Ghost and Wacky Racers, these new series will be infused with modern and contemporary concepts while keeping the heart and soul of the classic animation. Collects WACKY RACELAND #1-6.
Jimmy's Bastards: Year One HC Garth Ennis 2019-11 "Jimmy Regent, Britain's number one super-spy, has got it all: intrigue, adventure, a license to shoot whoever he likes and beautiful women falling at his feet. He also has a new partner who isn't quite as impressed by him as all other woment appear to be. But now there's a price to pay for Jimmy's multiple romantic conquests-the results of which are about to come calling in the worst possible way...With Jimmy triggered into his safe space by the ghastly revelations of his evil progeny, his partner Nancy discovers the truth behind our hero's gruesome fate-but as Jimmy bounces off the walls of a good old-fashioned rubber room, Nancy realizes she's going to have to handle the bad guys solo. Or is she? And is there one final secret from Jimmy's past that might even shock the unimpressed Nancy to her core? Written by Gart Ennis and drawn by Russ Braun, this complete collection of JIMMY'S BASTARDS contains all nine issues of high octane, nose-thumbing, boundary buggering super-spy action!"--Page [4] of cover.
Abe Sapien Volume 2: The Devil Does Not Jest Mike Mignola 2012-04-17 Abe gets his hands dirty in these early adventures! Paranormal crime scenes wreak havoc on Abe Sapien as he investigates a recluse demonologist's evil house, a haunted lake, and a sunken Soviet submarine filled with zombies! • "If you are a fan of horror and suspense in the vein of H. P. Lovecraft like I am, then you'll thoroughly enjoy this miniseries."—Comic Book Movie
Jennifer Blood Garth Ennis 2012 Jennifer Blood is a suburban wife and mom by day - and a ruthless vigilante by night! Every day she makes breakfast, takes the kids to school, cleans the house, naps for an hour or two, makes dinner, puts the kids to bed, and kisses her husband goodnight.
Shadow Show #4 Dave Eggers In Shadow Show, acclaimed writers and artists come together to pay tribute to the work of the one and only Ray Bradbury! The stories featured include ''Who Knocks,'' written by Dave Eggers with art by Matthew Dow Smith, a classic horror tale about what lurks beneath the water; ''Earth: A Gift Shop'' by Charles Yu and Christine Larsen, about the future role of our planet as an intergalactic curio shop; and ''Altenmoor, where the dogs dance'' by Mort Castle and S L Gallant, where a young boy discovers the world that his grandfather wrote about in his fantasy novels.
Exceptional Children William L. Heward 2018-02-27 NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's products exist for each title*, and registrations are not transferable. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access code for REVEL may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. An informative, accessible, and interesting introduction to the ongoing story of special education. Special education is an ongoing story of people--of exceptional children, of the families of children with special needs, and of the teachers who work with them. Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education focuses on 15 experienced teachers to give readers first-person insight into this diverse field. It also details, step-by-step, how special educators use highly effective, research-based practices to promote student achievement in their classrooms. The Eleventh Edition includes new information that reflects the current professional practices, trends, and research that define the exciting and ever-evolving field of special education. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience-for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. To order this title with Revel access search ISBN: 0134990420 / 9780134990422 Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education Plus Revel --Access Card Package, 11/e. Package consists of: 0134303288 / 9780134303284 Revel for Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education -- Access Card 0135160421 / 9780135160428 Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education, 11/e
Shada Douglas Adams 2012-03-01 Inside this book is another book - the strangest, most important and most dangerous book in the entire universe. The Worshipful and Ancient Law of Gallifrey is one of the Artefacts, dating from dark days of Rassilon. It wields enormous power, and it must not be allowed to fall into the wrong hands. Skagra - who believes he should be God and permits himself only two smiles per day - most definitely has the wrong hands. Beware Skagra. Beware the Sphere. Beware Shada.
The Discipline of Teams Jon R. Katzenbach 2009-01-08 In The Discipline of Teams, Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith explore the often counter-intuitive features that make up high-performing teams—such as selecting team members for skill, not compatibility—and explain how managers can set specific goals to foster team development. The result is improved productivity and teams that can be counted on to deliver more than just the sum of their parts. Since 1922, Harvard Business Review has been a leading source of breakthrough ideas in management practice. The Harvard Business Review Classics series now offers you the opportunity to make these seminal pieces a part of your permanent management library. Each highly readable volume contains a groundbreaking idea that continues to shape best practices and inspire countless managers around the world.
Rozen Maiden Peach-pit 2007-01-09 Jun Sakurada has withdrawn from the world during his parents' absence, and to cope, he orders products online and returns them, but when a website instructs him to order a beautiful doll, what arrives in the morning cannot be returned.
Fairy Girls Hiro Mashima 2015-11-10 FAIRY TAIL's BETTER HALF In the kingdom of Fiore, wizards are commonplace, but the powerful women of Fairy Tail are each of a kind! And after fighting their way to the top at the Grand Magic Games, Lucy, Erza, Wendy, and Juvia deserve a vacation. The wizards slip out of the victory celebration to do some sightseeing as a foursome, but where Fairy Tail goes, trouble's never far behind, and soon they find themselves caught up in yet another chaotic bout of spellslinging...with the fate of Fiore in the balance!
The Third Call Lorhainne Eckhart 2020-02-29 When dispatcher Charlotte Roy passes along a call to bad-boy deputy Marcus O’Connell, they learn a six-year-old child is in danger. Can they save the girl from a desperate situation? NY Times & USA Today bestselling author Lorhainne Eckhart brings you an emotional O’Connell family novel that is both “Gut-wrenching & Riveting.” When Deputy Marcus O’Connell is blindsided one night after a series of calls that comes in from an unknown number, and the caller on the other end is a child. All he knows is she’s six years old, her name is Eva, and there’s someone in her house who wants to hurt her. “A new family series more suspenseful than the Friessens.” Karen L. Vine Voice “This book masterfully interweaves several hot button topics and evokes feelings of anger, sympathy and even shock. A scared little girl and her calls for help are the catalyst to a situation that quickly spirals out of control and ends in tragedy.” Rebmay “Deputy Marcus O'Connell has a sixth sense when it comes to crime, honed by a troubled childhood. So when a young girl calls, asking for help, he finds himself in a hostage situation of sorts with a disillusioned ex- military and a homeless single mother.” Honest Bookworm “I truly love this author. She writes from the heart about the everyday things that actually happen in real life.” Caroline L. Marcus is the ultimate bad boy turned deputy. He knows everything about how to get away with something, considering he was one of the middle of the six O’Connell siblings. He never had responsibility resting on his shoulders like his brother Owen, and he’s never been the center of attention like his little sister, Suzanne. Marcus knows how to find trouble and talk his way out of it. Now, as the head deputy for the Livingston sheriff’s office, he knows everything about everybody, and no one can pull anything over on him. It’s why he’s such a damn good deputy. But even Marcus dreads what cops know as the third call. When Marcus takes the call the first time, he thinks it’s a prank. The second time, he knows there’s a problem. The third time the call comes in and is patched through to him, he knows it’s something he can’t ignore. The only thing is, the girl is terrified and keeps hanging up, and Marcus knows someone is in the house with her. Where are her parents, and who is this mysterious girl who needs his help?
Sold on You Cheyenne McCray 2019-11-27 Charlee Burke is stuck on a deserted country road, just as a dangerous Christmas snowstorm begins to churn above her. With the storm coming, the closest person she knows she can call is the all-too-sexy-for-his-own-good Ace McBride—the last person on earth she wants to call. When Charlee’s name pops up on his phone, Ace is pleased, but surprised. As much as he teases her, and as mad as she gets at him, he figures she’s got to be pretty desperate. Sure enough, she’s in need of rescuing, and he’s happy to be her white knight. He’s always had a thing for Charlee, but he knows her history. He plans to show her he’s a man who can be trusted, and she can count on him. But her heart’s been shielded a long time. Charlee’s been afraid of relationships since a man ran a con on her to get to her inheritance. He ripped apart her life, and she doesn’t believe she’ll ever be able to fully trust her instincts after that terrible experience. With the storm coming in fast and hard, Charlee’s cabin is the closest shelter. The weather report says the blizzard will last for several days and they will be closed in together over the Christmas holiday. She’s not sure she can survive being trapped in such close quarters with Ace for that long. Alone. Ace is determined to win her heart. Charlee is determined to never go down that path again.

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