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Our country is divided in so many ways, with a growing chasm between men and women. The news cycle is discouraging. Emotional and physical toxicity is affecting our health and well-being. There are words for what is happening. We are suffering from an empathy deficit disorder.
The stakes couldn’t be any higher. Stephen Parkes, a former Airborne Ranger and law school graduate, has been charged with a brutal crime. A career prosecutor has made him an offer of thirty years in return for a guilty plea. He has a hanging judge and his own public defender wants him to die in prison.
A dead body that never decays. A magic trick with horrific consequences. An apartment with a unique roach problem. Finding a serial killer’s cell phone. Visiting a childhood friend who insists you really must see what’s in a nearby tunnel. This book contains twenty-five terrifying new horror stories by Brandon Faircloth, all of them short enough to be enjoyed a bite at a time
A war without end. The woman who began a revolution. All Zena wants is a life beyond her home planet, the North Star. The life of a soldier. When her brother is drafted into the Holy Army, Zena impersonates him to save his life. But women are forbidden from fighting in the army, and she will be killed if she’s caught. Her love affair with the High Priest’s daughter only makes matters worse.
In December 1944, P. Frank casually walked into the Pharamcie De La Nation in Paris and met Sophie, a frenchwoman. At the time, P. Frank couldn’t have imagined this chance encounter and friendship/marriage would lead to a ten year ” international war,” involving the use of private detectives.
Fifteen year old Rosaletta Guiterrez finds things turning from bad to worse after witnessing the tragic accident that takes her brother’s life. Estranged from the only family she’s ever known, Rosaletta is sent to a foster home, to live with a couple she can’t relate to as she struggles to get on with her life.
Everyone we love, everything we know, is going away…and only an autistic boy can stop it.
Giant screen televisions appear all over the city. The programming is addictive. People have to watch, but Alex cannot.
Cane was supposed to be out of sight. His most important asset has always been his anonymity, spanning back to his days as an assassin for the U.S. government. But when he finds a cassette player taped to the bumper of his vehicle, he realizes someone not only knows what car he drives, but the routes he takes, as well as what’s most important to him.
When Thomas’s family is annihilated in a raid, his life changes forever. Wandering for days, starving and hopeless, he is rescued by a monk and is taken to live at the abbey of Eynsham. There he receives a curious education, training to be a scholar, a merchant and a spy.
An 80 year old retired jurist, Kim has lived through World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War. Read as he walks us through his life filled with rich tradition and turbulent waters.
In the eternal battle between dark magic and light, brothers Coinin and Marrok Wulf are called by an ancient Brotherhood to fulfil a great prophecy that will tip the fate of their world forever.
You step into the dark for a thrill. To be entertained. Then you find yourself in a school where a group of friends have brought something terrible to life. You meet a family whose extraordinary luck comes at a horrific price. You write a letter to yourself and get a reply that leads to death and madness.
Do you feel that you have tried every time-management tool available with no real increase in your productivity?
In Productivity Equation, you will learn a simple, four-step process to improve your productivity permanently.
What happens when one of Santa’s elves doesn’t want to share anymore? Using magic, Greedy Elf shrinks Santa and takes over Santa’s workshop. Solve the clues that a pixie leaves behind and break the spell. Told by Ellie Elf, Santa’s photographer, her story illustrates the transforming power of love.
Set in Regency England in the year 1811, A Price of Blood continues the saga of the Anowen Coven’s growing family in a story of the triumph of true love and happiness amid supernatural conflict and political intrigue.
The brutal murder of a friend leaves lawyer John Coleman stunned and sends shockwaves through the city of Cleveland. The technique of the killing recalls memories of the Torso Murderer, who dismembered at least twelve people decades ago and then vanished–eluding even legendary crime fighter Eliot Ness.
In the 70s, Maria Jordan is a Pastor’s daughter who follows her dream and moves to Atlanta. Though the college grad is making mega-money in a corporate job, she’s ready to settle down, marry, and begin a family. Then Mark enters her life. A handsome, intelligent man, Mark seems like the answer to Maria’s dreams. Instead, he becomes her nightmare.
When Jason saw his grandfather, the renowned surgeon Dr. Patrick Barron, carrying a woman’s lifeless body into the woods, he was terrified. When Dr. Barron admitted to it and started explaining why it was necessary, Jason’s life would never be the same.
Sage Stone and his twin sister Hanah have no idea how their lives will change on the day Sage is chosen by the Thunder Beings. He is brought back from the brink of death by their Grandfather Jack, the shaman of the Tachi nation.
When We Sleep chronicles a four month journey through the subconscious and waking life of a prolific dreamer and the events and dream scenarios described are so bizarre that you really couldn’t make them up.
Owen McPhalan’s Mockingbird Valley Ranch is still a thriving family business in 1959. But when his wife, Marian, leaves Mockingbird to follow her dream of becoming a successful artist, she ignites a firestorm that impacts the descendants of three families.
Melissa, a shy teenage girl, feels lost in a transnational high society world that drives her to the depths of despair. But her attraction to the very human Kasho, who has snippets of philosophy to impart, eventually enables her to develop her own strengths. But Kasho doesn’t dwell physically on Earth.
Detective Roger Viceroy, divisional head of the Midwest Region Special Crimes Unit, awakes one morning to a bombing in a wealthy suburb of Milwaukee. As he and his team dive into the investigation, a mysterious clue launches a manhunt with scant other evidence to point them in the right direction.
A devastating earthquake that rocked Southern California turns Jill Cassidy’s life upside down, but the quake is nothing compared to what looms on the horizon. Armed with determination and an incomplete graduate degree in geology, Jill embarks on a dangerous journey through a world of elves and monsters she had no idea existed.
With a perfect twin sister and friends who have everything, Zoey Song can’t catch a break from quirky mishaps and hilarious accidents. Trouble follows this mischievous redhead everywhere. Can Zoey find a place in her world where life isn’t unbearable?
Ursula LeCoeur’s The Perfect Partner is a Victorian romance set in New Orleans in the Gilded Age. In a city that knows pleasure—from elaborate balls to decadent food and drink—true love can be elusive. Of course, there’s always a love potion from the local voodoo priestess.
This book comprises the episodic real-life recollections of a daughter, wife, and mother as she journeys through her Jewish upbringing and subsequent spiritual struggles following her son’s bouts with depression and drug addiction.
Willow Armstrong was a successful business woman in the world of weight loss and fitness until it was all suddenly upended following a devastating divorce. Now Willow must take a journey of self-discovery to learn the truth about her past as she sets about reclaiming her life.
What if the worst thing isn’t that they don’t believe you? What if the worst thing is that they just don’t care? Seventeen year-old Emily has accepted the truth of her past trauma and made peace with her battered egos. She’s won the first battle… barely… but the war in her psyche still rages.
Even as hope begins to dawn, the Legionnaires wonder if they can ever be free of the darkness that haunts them… if their master, the beautifully treacherous Imperial Praetor, will ever really let them go.
Murdered parents. A busted spaceship. Stories that horrified the therapists and terrified the space stations. The tentacles of a corrupt Earth reach out to strangle the near-earth stars. The single person who can stop it is Meriel Hope—if only she can remember.
When a Natural Disaster visits Martine’s colorful little neighborhood, she thinks of a brilliant way to help people get back on their feet!
In this incredible story, International Award-Winning Author Jesse Byrd teams up with Master Illustrator Anastasiia Ku to Create a Picture Book of Laughter & Hope.
In The Simple and Easy Manager: What Managers Need to Know Before They Need to Know It, business consultant and executive coach Ned Parks illustrates that management problems can often be solved with easy-to-implement solutions.
Alexa is discovering that her whole life has been a lie. As her nineteenth birthday approaches, her true identity is revealed. The incredible world of witchcraft and Otherworlds come to light. Pulled into a prophecy centuries old, her existence takes a turn for the surreal.
While researching the cause of beehive demise across the country, scientific prodigy Javier stumbles onto a breakthrough discovery—a virus carried by bugs that insecticides can’t eradicate. It explains a string of human illnesses and deaths, and it means a vaccine is possible. But instead of his achievement being celebrated, his bosses try to murder him.
Everything about brothers Terry and Yuri is a lie—their lifestyles, their careers, their behavior, right down to their friendly smiles. Beneath the veneer of luxury, lurk two killers with a lethal skill-set that was taught to them by a legendary subculture long-thought extinct.