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Based on the hit USA Network series The 4400, an original novel about a group of 4400 people taken out of their time and returned to the present day with special powers, only no one, including them, is sure if they are a force for good...or for evil. Over nine thousand people were killed in Seattle, when promicin was unleashed within the city limits. Now the Federal government has to decide how to deal with citizens who have powers and abilities that cannot be legislated. An uneasy truce has arisen between Jordan Collier, the self-styled leader of The 4400, and the Federal government. While he stopped more people from being killed, Collier was the one responsible for unleashing promicin on the world. Now governments around the world have to wonder just who controls these powerful people and just what are Collier and The 4400 going to do next?he future of the planet hanging in the balance. The saga of The 4400 continues.
What happens when a reality TV series gets a true dose of reality? A staged prank for a hit scare show has gone horribly wrong with an actor now dead and production halted indefinitely. As the graveyard shift of Sin City's best crime scene investigators--including Catherine Willows, Ray Langston, Nick Stokes, Sara Sidle, and Greg Sanders-- digs deeper behind the scenes, more questions than answers pile up: Was the botched prank's set-up simply a case of carelessness on the producers' part resulting in a tragic accident, or did someone really orchestrate an elaborate scheme for revenge and murder?
From the cutting edge of brain science, eight crucial skills for children's future success-now in paperback. From a clinical psychologist who has devoted his clinical and research work to the study of executive control skills, here is a program for helping children master the eight essential cognitive skills that are critical for success in life in work:* Taking initiative * Screening out distractions* Organizing * Thinking flexibly* Planning * Regulating emotions* Self-monitoring * Using memory effectivelyUsing case studies and anecdotes, Dr. Cox presents a comprehensive and practical plan for parents. The book addresses special-needs children as well as neurotypical children, and includes practical suggestions for parents and educators.
The Power of Vastu Living introduces a wonderfully accessible, room-by-room approach for organizing and decorating homes, apartments, and work spaces according to the timeless healing principles of vastu -- the sister science of yoga and ayurveda. Kathleen Cox's breakthrough system, Vastu Living, delivers all the practical tools you need to incorporate the organic, soothing properties of ancient vastu design into an increasingly overcrowded, hyper-stressed, and e-saturated world. Now you can create a home for your soul... restore well-being to your work space... celebrate your identity... design your vastu blueprints... ...in every conceivable environment, from the kitchen, living room, home office, and bedroom to the company office, reception area -- and even the dreaded cubicle. Elevate modern life through the 5,000-year-old healing properties of vastu. Enhance your inner peace, rediscover your sense of mind-and-body harmony, and always, always make room for the soul.
The official movie novelization of the latest film in the blockbuster action/horror movie series, Underworld--coming to theaters in January 2009 from Sony Pictures! Centuries ago...two ageless and terrifying races--the aristocratic vampires and the feral lycans--are bound by a cruel, ancestral relationship between master and servant, and eternally separated by the ongoing, violent rivalry between their two species. But unknown to both nobility and enslaved alike, a clandestine--and forbidden--affair between the lycan servant Lucian and the beautiful vampire noblewoman Sonja burns brightly with an unbridled passion. Seeking to escape Sonja's tyrannical father, Viktor, and a future in which their love is considered an abomination, Lucian risks the ever-present machinations of the court and his very life to cast himself and his beloved free of their bonds...a daring tactic that will eventually give all lycans the courage to rise up against their oppressive vampire overlords. New alliances are forged even as the chains of slavery are broken...and all that Lucian and Sonja hold dear will be threatened with utter annihilation....
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