A Bridge Apart is a remarkable love story that tests the limits of trust and forgiveness…
In the quaint river town of New Bern, North Carolina, at 28 years of age the pieces of Andrew Callaway’s life are all falling into place. His real estate firm is flourishing and he’s engaged to be married in less than two weeks to a beautiful banker named Meredith Hastings. But when Meredith heads to Tampa, Florida – the wedding location – with her mother, fate, or maybe some human intervention, has it that Andrew happens upon Cooper McKay, the only other woman he’s ever loved.
A string of shocking emails lead Andrew to question whether he can trust his fiancé, and in the midst of trying to unravel the mystery he finds himself spending time with Cooper. When Meredith catches wind of what’s going on back at home, she’s forced to consider calling off the wedding, which ultimately draws Andrew closer to Cooper.
They killed my sister and infected me.
Now I have to pick up the pieces before I die.
I’ve spent the last five months trying to find the bastard who did this. Yet, even with the help of a hot amnesiac vampire named Jude, I’ve had zero luck.
Until now. And it could change everything. Even though I grew up in a family that hunted the supernatural, there were still things I didn’t believe in.
Now I have to hurry for the slim chance that I could save us all. Because when you fight against immortal vampires, you’re the one who’s running out of time.
Ten years ago Penelope Isabella Aaron had been a pain in Brock Mann’s you-know-what. Much has changed in a decade: “PIA” as he code-named her, has grown up and is about to attend her first Alliance of Planets summit conference, and Brock has been transformed into a cyborg after a near-fatal attack. Now a secret agent with Cyber Operations, a covert paramilitary organization, Brock gets called in, not when the going gets tough, but when the going gets impossible. So when he’s unexpectedly assigned to escort Penelope to the summit meeting, he balks at babysitting a prissy ambassador. But after a terrorist bombing, a crash landing on a hostile planet, and a growing attraction to his protectee, Operation: PIA may become his most impossible assignment yet.
Hanka didn’t ask to see the fates of her loved ones. She didn’t invite the raven into her nightmares, with his riddles of suffering and death. She didn’t ask, at six years old, to be responsible for saving her family.
But fate chooses us, and Hanka can either play the raven’s game, or watch her family die.
The question is, will the raven play by the rules? Or is Hanka his final victim?
Already a best-seller in Poland, Absolute Sunset is now available in English for the first time in a professional, edited translation. A must-read for fans of dark psychological thrillers.
Field biologist sounds like a romantic job, a job people often think how lucky one must be to have. At times, it is exactly what people think: seeing amazing and remote places, holding cute and fuzzy animals, and trying to save the environment. But those moments are the rewards after hours of grueling work and surviving some of the harshest environmental conditions nature can throw at you. Some people do it their whole lives, others only a few years. I have been working as a field biologist for nearly ten years. This is my story, from face to face encounters with rattlesnakes and mountain lions in the burning deserts of the Southwest, to dealing with snow, ice, and tornadoes in the Midwest. From alligators and cottonmouths in southern swamps, to sharks, sea turtles, and beaches in the Caribbean, and from tents and cots, to hotels and luxury vacation homes.
Using the crock pot (a.k.a. slow cooker) to prepare meals is one of the simplest way to prepare delicious meals.
If you’re a busy mum like me, using the crock pot is the way to go. Just set the timer for the crock pot and leave for the day, expect a sizzling hot meal upon returning home.
This cookbook is filled with 50 unique and delicious one-pot meals that are easy to prepare.
Whether you are a complete newbie to slow cooking or an experienced crock pot user, you will find the recipes scrumptious yet simple and easy to prepare.
I’m sharing the 50 absolute best slow cooking recipes for you that I’m sure you and your family WILL love, that’s my promise!
He’s always loved her…
First Sergeant Gale Sorren waited a war and half a lifetime for a chance to get stationed near the ex-wife who left him years ago. When he finally musters the courage to see her, the life he imagined she was living was nothing close to the reality.
She’s never stopped loving him…
Melanie never stopped worrying about Gale each time he headed off to war. But he’s never been there when she needed him and she’s had fifteen years to steel her heart against him.
But when Gale moves to Fort Hood, he finally has a chance to make things right with Melanie and the daughter she raised without him.
British Occupied Manhattan, 1777. With her witty comedies, American actress Jennifer Leighton has been packing the John Street Theater, but she longs to escape the provincial circuit for the glamour of the London stage. When the playwright General John Burgoyne visits the city, fresh from a recent success in the capitol, she seizes the opportunity to court his patronage. But her plan is foiled by British intelligence officer Severin Devere.Severin’s mission is to keep the pleasure-loving general focused on the war effort…and away from pretty young actresses. But the tables are turned when Severin himself can’t resist Jennifer Leighton…
Elle Chambers is an insurance investigator in Scotland who solves cases using supernatural means. Elle is an enchantress, a witch whose powers focus on the manipulation of emotions. Some even might call her an emotion vampire. When an Escher artwork goes missing, Elle meets a man who seems to know her better than she knows herself. Niall is handsome, wealthy, and enigmatic, but he may not be all that he seems. Has Elle met her magical match? Will she solve a crime…or commit one?
My name is Vinh Chung. This is a story that spans two continents, ten decades, and eleven thousand miles.
When I was three and a half years old, my family was forced to flee Vietnam in June 1979, a place we had never heard of somewhere in the heartland of America.
Several weeks later my family lay half-dead from dehydration in a derelict fishing boat jammed with ninety-three refugees lost in the middle of the South China Sea. We arrived in the United States with nothing but the clothes on our backs and unable to speak a single word of English.
Today my family holds twenty-one university degrees.
How we got from there to here is quite a story.
Stop rushing into businesses born from half-baked ideas, misguided theories, and other forms of self-delusion. A lack of proper validation kills more businesses than anything else. As Joel Barker says, “Speed is only useful if you’re running in the right direction.” Will It Fly? will help you make sure you are clear for takeoff. It answers questions like:
-Does your business idea have merit?
-Will it succeed in the market you’re trying to serve, or will it just be a waste of time and resources?
-Is it a good idea for you?
-In other words, will it fly?
Chock-full of practical suggestions you can apply to your business idea today, Will It Fly? combines action-based exercises and real-world case studies with anecdotes from the author’s personal experience of making money online, hosting successful podcasts, testing niche sites, and launching several online businesses.
Beer has reclaimed its place at the dinner table.
Yet unlike wine, there just aren’t many in-depth resources to guide both beginners and beer geeks for pairing beer with food. Julia Herz and Gwen Conley are here to change that.
As you start your journey, you’ll learn all about the effects aroma, taste, preference, and personal experience can have on flavor. Just as important, you’ll become a tasting Anarchist–throw out the conventional advice and figure out what works for you! Then, on to the pairing. Begin with beer styles, start with your favorite foods, or join the authors on a series of wild palate trips. From classics like barbecue ribs with American Brown Ale to unusual matches like pineapple upside-down cake with Double India Pale Ale, you’ll learn why some pairings stand the test of time and you’ll find plenty of new ideas as well.
Injured during the last game of the season, Jesse Turner won’t admit to anybody he’s afraid his career is over. After surgery and months of grueling physical therapy, he’s anticipating and dreading the opening of training camp. Football has been the one constant he could depend on, and the only thing keeping his mind off his ex-wife.
After earning her Master’s degree in education, Emma Worthington relocated to Dallas to teach and leave behind painful memories. What were the odds that out of six and a half million people, she’d run into her ex-husband?
Wed too young, their marriage ended in an annulment before the ink had a chance to dry, and they haven’t spoken to each other since.