After breaking the 100m world record, sixteen-year-old Calli is whisked away to a secret facility where she’s placed with other teens who possess superhuman speed. She soon finds herself in a deadly situation involving other superpowers, a magical diamond, and a centuries-old clan vying for world domination.
Calli will have to rely on her quick wit and gut instinct to navigate her new world which includes secretly carrying a power-infusing diamond, all the while steering clear of the young man who mistakenly believes she’s his soulmate.
How to Make Placemats and Other Easy Sewing Projects for a Country Kitchen
If there is one thing that all quilters can agree on, it’s the value of a good table topper. Whether it’s a placemat, a table runner, or a centerpiece, these patterns are perfect for using up leftover fabric to give your kitchen, dining room, or mantle a quick spruce. They’re also the quickest way to give your home a mini-makeover, bringing a touch of homemade southern charm that immediately adds warmth and comfort to any room.
From the author of The Iron Druid Chronicles, a thrilling novel that kicks off a fantasy series with an entirely new mythology–complete with shape-shifting bards, fire-wielding giants, and children who can speak to astonishing beasts
“A Plague of Giants is an absorbing epic fantasy, with clever storytelling that allows its many threads to each feel important, personal, and memorable. I’m very much looking forward to the sequel!” -James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost
“You may lack limbs, but don’t let that define what you can or can’t do.”
That’s the life-changing advice Boris Vujicic spoke to his son, Nick, who was born without arms or legs. Raising the Perfectly Imperfect Child is the inspiring, powerfully transparent story of how two unprepared and overwhelmed parents–Boris and Dushka Vujicic–overcame their grief, fears, and badly shaken faith to raise such an accomplished, faith-filled, and perfectly imperfect son.
“Readers will root for the sympathetic Duncan [Luke] as he morphs into a more grounded version of James Bond or Jason Bourne.” -Publishers Weekly
BIG: CRISIS begins as the Arab Spring ignites. Duncan Luke is now head of the Bingham Intelligence Group, working with the frustrating and beguiling Ghislaine Bingham. His life is in chaos, Bingham’s future is uncertain and grave danger lurks in the company’s new oil investment. London, Paris and the West African island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe take center stage as Duncan must again set out on a trek around the globe while life with his autistic son, Sam, hangs in the balance.
Powerful, thrilling and character-driven, this romantic suspense is a real page-turner.
Special Agent indeed, Kandice Warner is everyone’s best friend. Talk about a Barbie doll! This female might have the same pretty-girl looks but even though she has a tender heart, she also has the resilience needed for a very successful FBI Hostage Negotiator. Feelings of inadequacy constantly force her to prove that she’s tough, and she demonstrates her courage when dealing with a murderous bank robber, a desperate jumper, being stalked, kidnapped and beaten. But her tender heart can get her in trouble and she needs to grow a thicker skin. Almost impossible when her obstinate new boss, for reasons of his own, interferes in everything she does…