There’s only one place left that’s safe.
It’s the last place you should be.
Gabriel remembers the Last Day. He and Mags had been on a tour of the White House with the rest of Miss Kimble’s first-graders when it happened. They fled with the President to a long-abandoned bunker, even as the first of the bombs began to fall.
Ten years have passed, and now Gabriel is almost grown. He still lives deep inside the mountain, waiting for the world to thaw. But outside the storms continue to rage, and supplies are running low. The President says it will be okay, because they are the Chosen Ones. But Gabriel isn’t so sure. Gabriel’s their scavenger, and he’s seen what it’s like out there.
Jean and Rosie are involved in a new adventure together–one they’re both excited about–and they’ll introduce you to some interesting characters along the way.
While Jean is also busy dealing with numerous man issues, her best friend, Rosie has plenty of issues of her own: she’s facing empty nest syndrome, her husband is recovering from heart surgery, and she’s finally prepared to solve a deep, dark secret from her past. Then, there’s the unexpected news that could shatter her optimism and faith.
In Woolen Bikinis is an engaging story about the unpredictable twists and turns that can happen in any woman’s life, as well as a strong friendship, one Jean and Rosie are fortunate to have, that can help carry one through. It’s also about Simple Pleasures, plenty of them (like woolen bikinis). Be prepared to be delighted!
Are you ready to profit NOW from the small business boom? In Size Doesn’t Matter: Why Small Business Is Big Business, serial entrepreneur Jeff Shavitz encourages you to do so – but only if you’re cut out for it. To help you make the leap (and to succeed once you do), Jeff details his personal and professional experiences, observations, challenges, and rewards in operating small businesses.
After having paid his corporate dues as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers in the 1980s, Jeff started and sold three companies, making him an expert with real-life experience on entrepreneurship. Now it’s his passion to help his fellow small business owners navigate their careers through the turbulent and exciting times that come along with the much-coveted position of being the one in charge … of everything.
“A screenplay jihadists will hate and civilized people will love…. Set in Chicago during the holiday season, the story involves a conflict between Husam, a young Muslim man who takes Islam seriously, and his younger brother Jasim. The conflict escalates after Husam is handed a heavy bag by a bearded man and gets on a bus heading downtown…. How is the conflict resolved? In an immensely satisfying way—as fans of Cordair’s work would expect.” — Daniel Wahl, The Objective Standard. Running time: approx. 30 minutes.
A stranger appeared, years ago, and rescued you from the darkness.
Or did he? Since that day you can’t recognize yourself, you’re haunted by an imaginary stalker, and you hear someone whisper in your head.
That’s how Fae Cunningham, a reticent young woman with a history of mental illness, describes her predicament. But an unusual assignment from her professor of journalism gives her the chance to confront the past and seek out her shady benefactor. She travels all the way to the Middle East to find him, only to discover that his web of control stretches far and wide, and that he’s bent on altering much more than just her thoughts.
Beautiful and sassy Liv Preston constantly has guys falling at her feet. She knows what guys are like though, they break you, use you and spit you out, before leaving you a broken mess on the floor. Liv is far too smart to let that happen, instead, she chooses to become the ultimate female player.
Handsome and arrogant Noah Travers is the ultimate catch. The star quarterback with a Greek God physique believes there are way too many girls out there for him to commit to one relationship, besides, he is too young for that, right?
When Liv moves from Atlanta to live with her Dad and his new family in the tiny town of Franklin, she has no idea how much her life is about to change. From the moment Noah and Liv lay eyes on each other, it’s love at first sight. Now, all that the reformed player has to do is convince his beautiful, yet broken new step-sister to believe that he is the guy for her. All Liv has to do, is trust her hot-as-hell new step-brother not to break her.
A girl on the run…
Things in New York have gone very wrong for Juliet Lane. She’s gotten tangled up with the most dangerous man she’s ever met and needs to get the hell out of town, like yesterday. She’s ready to start over. To rebuild her life from the ground up. And this time, she’s determined to do it all without the help of any man, anywhere. But when she meets Ian Moore, she can’t take her eyes off his sexy body and gorgeous face. And the fact that he goes out of his way to help her when she needs it the most makes it impossible for her to stay away from him.
A fighter pilot with a tragic past…
Ian Moore is so tired of dealing with women who are either digging for his wealth, giggling away their last brain cell, or who are way too uptight for their own good. He’s a man who knows what he wants and isn’t afraid to take control and he needs a woman who will let him protect her. Who will let him help her through the hard parts.
Jack Sullivan is a Sex Toy Mogul. An extremely eligible bachelor in New York, he’s the full package, right down to his full package. Hell, this man could be the model for one of the toys his company, Joy Delivered, peddles. Instead, he’s the powerful and successful CEO and he’s got commitment issues a mile-long after the tragic way his relationship with his fiancée ended.
He’s looking for a way to erase the pain and that arrives in the form of Michelle Milo. From her pencil skirts to her high heels, she’s his perfect fantasy, especially since she has no idea who he is the night they meet at a hotel bar. He doesn’t have a clue either that she’s the brilliant psychologist his sister has arranged for him to see to help him get over his past.
Nathan Owens was just topping up his tank when the gas pump stopped working. So did the radio. And the lights. Then planes starting falling out of the sky, and plutonium-powered satellites began to explode.
A massive solar storm–the Coronal Mass Event that had been predicted for years–finally hit Earth, and the electromagnetic pulse it created instantaneously threw the world back to the Bronze Age. Soon the radioactive fallout from space would spread death and disease across the globe.
Owens and his friends had been preparing for something like this for years, and now it had finally happened. But when it came, it came at the worst possible time. He was a thousand miles away from his family and his redoubt – and his only chance to survive the dark days ahead. If he ever hoped to escape, he would have to draw together a team of survivalists to save those nearby before he could even begin the last, most important journey of his life.
Learn how quantum physics affects your daily life and learn practical ways to put that knowledge to good use! Ever feel guilty that you always seem to seek the easiest and shortest way to accomplish something? And why is it so satisfying to drive along a road hitting every green light as if by magic? The Quantum Rulesapplies the laws of physics to explain everything from relationships and human nature to the effects of globalization. It achieves the impossible task of making quantum physics deeply relevant to all readers?even those with no interest in science.
With a lively and engaging tone, author Kunal Das ponders the underlying truths and patterns in our shared and common life experiences, using insights derived from the fundamental laws of physics. InThe Quantum Rules, readers will find a fresh new perspective on the human experience, and in the process effortlessly absorb some of the most important laws of physics without facing any math or dense logic.
When trouble strikes in Haven, Arizona, Ranger Sam O’Ballivan is determined to sort it out. Badge and gun hidden, he arrives posing as the new schoolteacher, and discovers his first task: bringing the ranchers’ children under control. So he starts with a call on Maddie Chancelor, the local postmistress and older sister of a boy in need of discipline.
But far from the spinster Sam expects, Maddie turns out to be a graceful woman whose prim and proper demeanor is belied by the fire in her eyes. Working undercover to capture rustlers and train robbers has always kept Sam isolated and his heart firmly in check—until now. But something about the spirited postmistress tempts him to start down a path he swore he’d never travel….
What happens when you fall in love with your best friend’s father?
Leah is a good, Catholic girl, and she and Erica have been best friends since their first communion. Sure, Erica’s father is handsome and charming, but Leah spends so much time at the Nolan’s–just Erica and her famous, photographer father now, since Erica’s mother died–that she’s practically part of the family.
Both girls have led privileged, sheltered lives and are on the “good girl” track at St. Mary Magdalene’s Preparatory College, Leah pursuing her love of dance and Erica sating her endless curiosity as editor of the newspaper. Neither of them could have ever imagined that one fateful discovery will not only push the boundaries of their strict, repressive upbringing, but the bonds of their friendship as well.
Leah certainly never could have imagined finding herself torn between her best friend and her best friend’s father.
This handy primer on all things Jewish is filled with funny, surprising and informative facts about Jewish life, culture, and religious practice—all presented in an entertaining and witty voice and accompanied by bold illustrations that pack a graphic punch. Jews, lapsed Jews, and their spouses and friends will surely learn a thing or ten while devouring this addictively readable mix of practical information, fun facts and figures, and amusing trivia. Including information on key figures from Saul to Seinfeld, a lesson in proper Jew-fro care, and a basic guide to all those second-tier holidays no one ever celebrates, this engaging compendium is perfect for gifting or for simply learning more while being thoroughly entertained.
Nicole Renard returns home to Galveston, Texas, to find her father deathly ill. Though she loves him, Nicole’s father has always focused on what she’s not. Not male. Not married. Not able to run Renard Shipping.
Vowing to find a suitable husband to give her father the heir he desires before it’s too late, Nicole sets out with the Renard family’s greatest treasure as her dowry: the highly coveted Lafitte Dagger. But her father’s rivals come after the dagger, forcing a change in Nicole’s plans.
After a boiler explosion aboard the Louisiana nearly took his life, Darius Thornton has been a man obsessed. He will do anything to stop even one more steamship disaster. Even if it means letting a female secretary into his secluded world.