Welcome to Desert Palms, a cozy Arizona tourist town set up against the mountains. Deanna Devlin is a thirty-two year old reporter who dreams of tackling hard-nosed stories, but is stuck writing puff pieces for the local paper.
When a murder strikes Desert Palms, Deanna suddenly gets her chance to cover some hard-hitting news.
Unfortunately, one of Deanna’s good friends is wrongly suspected as the killer by the local police detective. To prove her friend’s innocence, Deanna has no choice but to take matters into her own hands and find the real killer herself.
My brother is both powerful and cruel, which means I have a lot of enemies I’ve never met. He swears he’ll keep me safe, but what I want most is to break free. I especially want to break free with Drew, my brother’s lawyer.
I’ve spent my life under glass.
We shouldn’t be together, but everything about him draws me. His intensity, his kindness.
And the way he looks in those custom tailored suits.
One night when he’s outside my bedroom, I give him a sexy show. And in doing so, unlock pandora’s box. Drew shows me everything I’ve been missing. He touches my body and my heart, but when the truth comes to light, we’re both in danger.
It’s not hard to find instructions for converting from Word to Kindle — but these instructions are usually less helpful than they could be. Many, for example, proclaim that Word’s HTML output requires extensive alteration and cleanup before submission.
This advice is misguided. Some who offer it have drawn their conclusions after simply choosing the wrong export option. Others fuss about a moderate amount of excess code, not realizing that it doesn’t increase file size enough to matter or that the Kindle ignores it anyway.
In this book, Aaron Shepard offers his own tips for moving your document from Word to Kindle. You’ll see the results for yourself, as Aaron’s book is produced with the same techniques described in this and his follow-up books, “Pictures on Kindle” and “HTML Fixes for Kindle.”
Go back to the days when men were chivalrous and gallant, and their actions and deeds sometimes spoke louder than words. Experience the Pagentry, romance, and adventure that only Kathryn Le Veque can bring to life in this exciting Medieval collection set in England and Wales.
Lord of the Shadows: King John’s most feared bodyguard falls in love with an enemy’s daughter.
Beast – The bloodlines of seven magnificent knights flow through the veins of the realm’s most powerful knight known as the Beast. Unexpectedly betrothed, he comes to love the wife he never wanted and together they share a secret that could destroy them both.
Netherworld – Mystery and danger as an English knight takes possession of a dark and terrible Welsh castle.
To The Lady Born – A young woman with dark secrets and the knight who comes to love her.
Two young boys become unlikely companions during the fall of Atlanta. Sammy and Ben somehow find themselves, and each other, in the rapidly changing and chaotic environment of the war torn Georgia City.
As the siege ends and the fall begins in late August and early September of 1864, the Confederate troops begin to move out and Union forces cautiously move into the city. Ben and Sammy simply struggle to survive, but in the process they develop a friendship that will prove more important than either one could imagine.
Rather than slowing down in her old age, ninety-year-old Cara Conrad opens her heart and her home to a young woman and her son who need a bit more family help before launching into the world on their own. Cara’s daughter Susan thinks her mother should be hiring a live-in caretaker rather than harboring relatives she’s never met, but Susan’s own daughter, her grandchildren, and her weight loss goals are keeping her so busy she can’t sort things out at her mother’s place. Next a mystery man shows up to court Cara, and by the time everything settles down, all the delightful characters in Cara’s House realize it’s never too late to welcome more love into your life.
A scalable business makes it possible to create passive income and grow the business by doing less – but doing so more thoughtfully. It takes effort on your part to truly evaluates each of the Four Keys of Scale and make the appropriate changes in order to yield those benefits. The promise of scale is being able to earn more while doing less.
This seems like a contradictory concept and requires you to rethink how we operate.
Imagine what your life would be like if you could earn money without having to exercise the same amount of effort that you expend today.
What if you are in a business, like mine was, that is entirely dependent on you and your presence to generate income?
This book teaches you how to do it. By mastering the Four Keys of Scale, you can create a business that runs without you. And until you have that, you don’t have a business. You have a job.
A beautiful young woman’s corpse is found dumped in a garbage-strewn alley. Now laid out in the office of medical examiner Kat Novak is an unidentified body that betrays no secrets—except for a matchbook clutched in one stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled inside. When a second victim is discovered, Kat begins to fear that a serial killer is stalking the streets, using a deadly drug to do his dirty work. The police are skeptical. The mayor won’t listen. One of the town’s most prominent citizens, with a missing daughter of his own, is also Kat’s chief suspect. As the death toll rises, Kat races to expose a deadly predator who is close enough to touch her.
Robert McKee’s screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are just a few of his celebrity alumni. Writers, producers, development executives and agents all flock to his lecture series, praising it as a mesmerizing and intense learning experience.In Story, McKee expands on the concepts he teaches in his $450 seminars (considered a must by industry insiders), providing readers with the most comprehensive, integrated explanation of the craft of writing for the screen. No one better understands how all the elements of a screenplay fit together, and no one is better qualified to explain the “magic” of story construction and the relationship between structure and character than Robert McKee.
A haunting crime novel set in Glacier National Park about a man who finds himself at odds with the dark heart of the wild—and the even darker heart of human nature.
It was a clear night in Glacier National Park. Fourteen-year-old Ted Systead and his father were camping beneath the rugged peaks and starlit skies when something unimaginable happened: a grizzly bear attacked Ted’s father and dragged him to his death.
Now, twenty years later, as Special Agent for the Department of the Interior, Ted gets called back to investigate a crime that mirrors the horror of that night. Except this time, the victim was tied to a tree before the mauling. Ted teams up with one of the park officers—a man named Monty, whose pleasant exterior masks an all-too-vivid knowledge of the hazardous terrain surrounding them. Residents of the area turn out to be suspicious of outsiders and less than forthcoming.
Hayley Snow’s life always revolved around food. But when she applies to be a food critic for a Key West style magazine, she discovers that her new boss would be Kristen Faulkner-the woman Hayley caught in bed with her boyfriend! Hayley thinks things are as bad as they can get-until the police pull her in as a suspect in Kristen’s murder. Kristen was killed by a poisoned key lime pie. Now Hayley must find out who used meringue to murder before she takes all the blame.
From the award-winning author of In the Shadow of Blackbirds comes a stunning new novel—a masterfully crafted story of love, loss, and second chances. Set during the fear and panic of the Great Influenza of 1918, The Uninvited is part gothic ghost-story, part psychological thriller, perfect for those who loved The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield or The Vanishing by Wendy Webb.
Twenty-five year old Ivy Rowan rises from her bed after being struck by the flu, only to discover the world has been torn apart in just a few short days.
But Ivy’s life-long gift—or curse—remains. For she sees the uninvited ones—ghosts of loved ones who appear to her, unasked, unwelcomed, for they always herald impending death.
From ethics columnist and Harvard lecturer Jeffrey L. Seglin, discover practical tips for succeeding professionally by succeeding socially.
Practicing business etiquette doesn’t mean pretending to be someone you’re not. Brimming with practical, up-to-date tips on minding your business manners, The Simple Art of Business Etiquetteguides you through the tricky territory of office etiquette with real-life stories and workplace scenarios.
- Become attuned to body language (Don’t gawk at others during meetings or at any other time. It’s creepy.)
- Engage in thoughtful introductions (Don’t guess at someone’s name if you don’t remember it.)
- Practice proper e-mail etiquette (Do you really want to be the jerk who sends annoying e-mails around the office?)
- Curtail office conflicts (Never punch anyone in the workplace. Never.)
- Exhibit workplace sensitivity (Listen to your coworkers without cutting them off).
- Plus, decode the 15 most commonly-used phrases in business.
Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential. Armed with clear evidence of computer espionage, he began a highly personal quest to expose a hidden network of spies that threatened national security. But would the authorities back him up? Cliff Stoll’s dramatic firsthand account is “a computer-age detective story, instantly fascinating [and] astonishingly gripping” (Smithsonian).
Cliff Stoll was an astronomer turned systems manager at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized user on his system. The hacker’s code name was “Hunter”—a mysterious invader who managed to break into U.S. computer systems and steal sensitive military and security information.
Tai Randolph thinks inheriting a Confederate-themed gun shop is her biggest headache — until she finds a murdered corpse in her brother’s driveway. Even worse, her supposedly respectable brother begins behaving in decidedly non-innocent ways, like fleeing to the Bahamas and leaving her with both a homicide in her lap and the pointed suspicions of the Atlanta PD directed her way. Suddenly, she has to worry about clearing her own name, not just that of her wayward sibling. Complicating her search for answers is Trey Seaver, field agent for Phoenix, an exclusive corporate security firm hired to investigate the crime. Trey is fearless, focused, and — much to Tai’s dismay — utterly impervious to bribes, threats and clever deceptions. Still in recovery from the car accident that left him cognitively and emotionally damaged, Trey has constructed a world of certainty and routine.
Natalie Jones is the lucky survivor of an elusive killer who preys on young women and then disappears from view. And since her harrowing ordeal, the once gutsy photojournalist has remained isolated in her home, paralyzed by fear and her failing vision.
Special Agent Liam “Mac” McKenzie has scars of his own. But despite his efforts to ignore the attraction that simmers between him and Natalie, he needs her help to catch a predator. Soon, they will forge a tentative alliance—charged with desire. Through a soft-focus lens, Natalie dares to envision a future with Mac beyond the investigation…never guessing that the clues hidden within her photographs are drawing them into an explosive confrontation with a madman.
Hockey star Ben Kelly has retreated to his mountain cabin in the ski town of Cascade, BC, to recuperate from a season-ending knee injury and contemplate his future in the NHL. He never expects to run into the one woman who got away. Nine years may have passed, but nothing has dulled the explosive chemistry between them. Now he wants more than just one night.
Hailey Eriksson had Olympic-sized dreams until an accidental pregnancy from a one-night stand halted her ambitions. Her life was shattered when her son died. Nothing will keep her from fulfilling her promise to him to make the Olympic team, especially not the charming Ben Kelly. Unfortunately, he’s out to sweep her off her feet this time, and she finds him harder and harder to resist with each passionate kiss.