The life of Kobi, sixty-year-old retiree, turns upside down overnight due to a leg injury. He finds himself bound to a wheelchair and helpless, with little to do but reminisce about his life and past loves.
His neighbor Leah is in love with him, and they spend hours discussing the meaning of life and love. Kobi tells Leah about the heart-breaking relationship with Rachel, an English actress – the intense love affair that ended abruptly when Rachel broke up with a letter and then disappeared without a trace, leaving him with relentless hope that he will see her again…
There has never been a better time to be a writer, provided you know how best to go about it. In this short but to-the-point introduction, publisher, editor and writer, Jim Driver reveals the secrets the experts use to write bestselling novels.
Taking inspiration from the classic Pulp Fiction writers of the golden era, Jim shows how to banish writers’ block forever and reveals the easiest ways you can create and plot commercial novels…
Jacob was richer than his own boss. He did not start life as a rich man. He however became outrageously prosperous financially. He was cheated, he experienced setbacks, he worked for over a decade with nothing to show for, yet… When he began to apply the principles you will learn in this book, his financial fortunes turned.
The 4 Keys explained in this book will open the doors of financial abundance to you. You will learn financial basics and how to apply them to your life. You will learn about the negative circumstances Jacob went through and how he gathered hope to excel. You will learn how changing little things can greatly affect your financial results…
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England…
A masterful work of suspense, The Punishment She Deserves sets Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Inspector Thomas Lynley against one of their most intricate cases.
Before America was divided by civil war, Faith Abernathy and Nathan Maddox were set to be married, but everything was put on hold when Nathan was conscripted to join the Confederate military. Faith works hard on her family’s plantation in Myrtle Grove, South Carolina, knowing that while she fights for her family’s survival, she must also pray for the safe return of the soldier they all love.
After being forced to return to a life Nathan tried to leave behind, he is taken prisoner. What keeps him alive is the thought of returning to his true love, Faith. Though miraculously rescued, Nathan must come to terms with what happened to him while captive. Can Faith help the man she loves?
Twenty-first-century witch and cat rescuer Luna Halpern has fallen for more than her share of unsuitable guys–including one with a long-distance fiancé, and another who was more interested in other dudes than in Luna. Finally, a safe, drama-free guy is interested in her, and she’s confident that she’ll muster up an attraction to him. When she stumbles upon a handsome, mysterious man who speaks oddly, seems not to know where he is, or even what century it is, her first instinct is to help him.
Certain he’s either stuck in a crazy dream or in limbo between life and death, Colin stays close to Luna. As his feelings for her grow, he’s forced to choose between his obligations in the past and his hopes for the future…
A morose parrot with a reputation for biting perches in a small cage in the lobby of Brookside Retirement Community. For Josephine, a reluctant resident, he sums up the place which friend and handwriting expert, Lill, has nick-named Babbling Brook (in honor of the missing waterway and the more exasperating residents).
However, Brookside turns out to be more interesting than Josephine expected, as it becomes the setting for art theft, other dodgy dealings, and…naked poker…
One look at him and I know. Cruel, powerful, and wealthy, Caspian meets my desperate gaze and smiles. Because he grasps that no matter how I might bargain, my life now belongs to him. Lips brushing my ear, he offers me a fair exchange. He’ll release my wards from his service… if I take their place.
But the untrustworthy kingpin wants so much more than free labor. The male who possess no morals, no restraint, and no qualms, demands what no other has had. My pleasure.
In 1692 Puritan Samuel Sewall sent twenty people to their deaths on trumped-up witchcraft charges. The nefarious witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts represent a low point of American history, made famous in works by Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne (himself a descendant of one of the judges), and Arthur Miller.
The trials might have doomed Sewall to infamy except for a courageous act of contrition now commemorated in a mural that hangs beneath the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House picturing Sewall’s public repentance. He was the only Salem witch judge to make amends.
Max is no stranger to taking matters into her own hands. Especially when she’s had A Brilliant Idea. Yes, it will mean breaking a few rules, but – as Max always says – they’re not her rules.
Seconded to the Time Police to join in the hunt for the renegade Clive Ronan, Max is a long way from St Mary’s. But life in the future does have its plus points – although not for long…
Lara: The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago
by Anna Pasternak
Biography & Memoir
The heartbreaking story of the love affair between Boris Pasternak, the author of Doctor Zhivago, and Olga Ivinskaya–the true tragedy behind the timeless classic, and a harrowing look at how the Russian government has treated dissidents.
Filled with the rich detail of Boris’s secret life, Lara unearths a moving love story of courage, loyalty, suffering, drama, and loss, and casts a new light on the legacy of Doctor Zhivago.
Grover Knox has spent a quiet life raising his fifteen-year-old son and working his ranch. When strange lights start appearing on his property, Grover would rather ignore them than investigate. But … he can’t ignore the bullets when they start flying.
Ellis Rogers has spent the last twenty years robbing, killing, and searching for his daughter Pearl. Now that he’s finally tracked her down, he’s taking her. Whether she wants to go with him or not. If anyone tries to stop him, he’ll make them suffer.
Pearl is the only woman Grover’s cared about since his wife passed. He’d do anything to protect her, even if it means risking his life. Grover must defend his home, his son, and his woman from the most wanted man in the country, but it won’t be easy…
After years of friendship Clark decides that his senior year is the time to finally profess his love to his long-time crush Heaven; a sweet and simple girl who her father knows to be loyal, trustworthy and caring. She returns Clark’s love because, like him, she has also seen her feelings blossom over time. Theirs is a cute love that differs a bit from the other couple in the play.
Beatriz and Bennett at first glance seem to want nothing to do with the other. Every conversation, every remark is a withering attack which reveals their lost history and similarities…
The gods of Ancient Egypt conjure up images of hieroglyphs with animal-headed people, fantastic civilizations, and a past that seems both unimaginably distant and still tenuously connected to the present day. Although the names Ra, Anubis, and Isis still linger today in modern fiction, the truth about these gods reveals the ancient Egyptians themselves.
A look at the principal gods of Ancient Egypt gives insight into the culture of world’s first great civilization. Even today, their moments, their obelisks, and their pyramids endure and remind us that people can leave lasting marks on the world that humble and inspire us all.
Dogs in space! Share this book with middle graders who enjoy stories about dogs, space adventures, or action adventure stories–or all three!
Lopside is a Barkonaut, a specially trained dog who assists human astronauts on missions in space. He and the crew aboard the spaceship Laika are en route to set up an outpost on a distant planet. When the mission takes a disastrous turn, the Barkonauts on board suddenly find themselves completely alone on their severely damaged ship…
What is life like for an Undercover Cop? Ash Cameron joined the police in the 70s – think Life on Mars with added ladders in her tights. From arresting East End gangsters, dealing out justice to football hooligans and coping with sexism on the job, Ash did it all. So when she was asked to go undercover, well, it was just another job, wasn’t it?
Told with warmth and humour, these ‘confessions’ will make you laugh, make you cry, and make you roll your eyes as you learn exactly what goes on behind-the-scenes in the police…
When Meg was stranded in the Bahamas, her life was dramatically changed through an encounter with an old friend that turned into adventure, danger, and discovery.
Meg Freeman and Jon Davenport began a surprising adventure, connected to a 17th century, shipwrecked Spanish galleon. Both Freeman and Davenport had experienced the sorrow of losing a spouse, but they found a renewed friendship as they had an amazing undersea discovery and encountered terrorists along the way. Join this couple’s adventure of romance and suspense where the long way home became a ride that would change their lives forever.
Gracie’s vacation to Arizona to sort out her relationship with Deputy Marc Stevens immediately turns deadly. A battered body in a mountain stream, suspicious treasure hunters, and a missing teen are players in a dangerous drug cartel case. Her romantic life may fizzle as Marc focuses on the investigation, leaving her to explore on her own.
A spur-of-the-moment hiking trip with her B & B hostess leads the pair to discover a crucial piece of evidence in an unmapped cave. That’s when her vacation in the high desert heats up…