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When trouble befalls the town of Carn, Fargo saves a young widow and her two children, putting a stop to their troubles-one bullet at a time.
Year after year, season after season, for as long as Darak's people could remember, the battle of the Oak and the Holly had taken place, bringing an end to Winter and the rebirth of Spring. But this year the battle went wrong as Darak's brother became possessed by the spirit of the Holly. To free him, Darak must undertake a quest to restore the very balance of nature. .
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The Sunderlies--for Doyce's and Jenret's 16-year-old twins, Jenneth and her brother Diccon--the very name is a summons to exotic adventure. So when Jenret proposes taking the family along on a business trip there, the twins can hardly contain their excitement. Yet, almost from the start, the journey seems overshadowed with bad luck or evil intent. But real disaster strikes at sea.
Margaret Alton is the daughter of Lew Alton, Darkover's Senator to the Terran Federation, but her father is extremely secretive about the obscure planet of her birth. So when her university job sends her to Darkover, she has only fleeting, haunting memories of a tumultuous childhood. But once under the light of the Red Sun, as her veiled and mysterious heritage becomes manifest, she finds herself trapped by a destiny more terrifying than any nightmare! Sequel to The Heritage of Hastur.
The complex fantasy tapestry of the acclaimed series comes to a thrilling climax in this fourth and final novel, as journeymen magicians Marcus and Robb, on a quest to find the missing dragons of Coronnan, become trapped in the workings of an ancient spell.
Seyonne, Warden of Souls, has saved Prince Alexander, heir to the Derzhi Empire, by destroying the Rai-Kirah demons that sought to possess him. But now a new and greater danger threatens. For where once the demons sought to control the Empire, now they seek to control the man that thwarted them - and Seyonne must choose between the survival of his family and the survival of his race.
After spending her youth in the Terran Empire, Margaret Alton returns to Darkover, the planet of her birth. There she discovers she has the Alton Gift--forced rapport and compulsion--one of the strongest and most dangerous of the inherited Laran gifts of the telepathic Comyn--the ruling families of Darkover. And even as she struggles to control her newfound powers, Margaret finds herself falling in love with the Regent to the royal Elhalyn Domain, a man she has been forbidden to marry, for their alliance would irrevocably alter the power balance of their planet! .
They are the last survivors of their race beings who live on and communicate through energy, who are capable of assuming the shape of any other species. When their youngest member is assigned to a world considered safe to explore, she is captured by the natives. To escape, she must violate the most important rule of her kind, and reveal the existence of her species to a fellow prisoner--a human being. Now her race is in danger of extinction, for even if the human does not betray her, the Enemy who has long searched for her people may finally discover their location. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
In this first of a new series set in the Stardoc universe, Lieutenant Dair mu T'resa has just become an interstellar paramedic with a Bio Rescue team. However, the entire project faces opposition from a lupine species with a hatred for the Dair's aquatic-like race.
"When Toby Dexter falls for the woman on the train, the woman with the most perfect mouth in the world, he little realises that she isn't quite human: she lives in the magical world that exists alongside our own. And when he follows her to ask her out, he accidently slips from his own world, Veritie, into hers. "
A thousand years before the Winter War, Elgo, prince of the Vanadurin, killed the Dragon Sleeth and returned home with the fabulous wealth from the dead beast's lair. But there was more in the bounty than gems and gold, for the treasure was cursed, and in time it brought death to noble and peasant, war between Man and Dwarf, strife and destruction beyond reckoning. Now, generations later, as the conflict continues, the great Dragon Black Kalgalath, in league with the Wizard Andrak, appears to avenge Sleeth's death and claim the Dragon-cursed hoard. Against this unholy alliance, two sworn enemies set forth to find a legendary long-lost weapon: a warhammer of incalculable power that may be the only hope of victory. But neither the Warrior Maiden Elyn nor the Dwarf Thork is prepared for the dangers awaiting them on this quest. . . . .
After Dr. Cherij is identified as a genetically enhanced clone, the Allied League of Worlds demands she return to Earth and be handed over to her creator to be treated as nothing more than a lab animal. She takes refuge on a ship with the alien warriors of her dead husband's extended clan. But bounty hunters of every race are on her trail.
Completely revised and updated, this guide to all forms of correspondence includes more than 260 model messages to help readers master all forms of communication, whether a traditional letter or business e-mail. Appropriate tone, sentence length, and language are covered, as well as proper stationery, format, and the use of computers.
From the bold, funny, and fresh new author of Loose Ends comes a straight-up novel about men and women, sex and betrayal, and playing the fool for love.
Andry, the new Sunrunner Lord of Goddess Keep, must master potentially deadly magical knowledge before he can confront the ancietn foe who nearly destroyed the Sunrunners ages ago. But the enemy is mobilizing to strike again, drawing on forbidden lore to play an ever-shifting game of treachery and betrayal. .
'One time I was so sad I wished I would go to sleep and not wake up. ' Seven-year-old Dana is just one example, in this wise and enlightening book, of a child with a disease that did not officially exist until 1980. Today, the National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 2. 5% of all youngsters under eighteen have crossed the line between normal sadness and clinical depression'at earlier and earlier ages. Moreover, research shows that such childhood depression is highly predictive of adult problems. 'Help Me, I'm Sad? explains with wisdom and empathy how parents can play a vital role in helping a child overcome, and often prevent, depression. It discusses how to tell if your child is at risk; how to spot symptoms; depression's link with other problems and its impact on the family; teen suicide; finding the right diagnosis, therapist, and treatment; and what you can do to help. Above all, it reveals how to avoid depression by building a child's emotional adaptability. For parents who have'or suspect they may have'depressed children, here is a mine of practical, easy-to-understand information.
A sensitive, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to common gynecological problems and procedures answers questions about the diagnosis and treatment of fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, pelvic pain, and related problems.
The town of Nugget, Nevada, is planning a foot race that boasts a ten thousand dollar grand prize. But when Skye Fargo's new lady friend is kidnapped, Fargo may have to run for her life--and shoot for his own.
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The essential resource for building a global community of customers. How to Say It®: Marketing with New Media provides business owners with the tools they need to effectively market their company to today's ever-evolving online community. Packed with power words, content templates, practical steps for getting the word out, and the essentials of speaking to the right audience, this book is the key to building a community of loyal customers online. It also offers quick tips for generating website copy, articles, podcast scripts, and blog posts months in advance, so any small business owner can start an online marketing campaign regardless of limited schedules and budgets.
Deep cover CIA operative John Wells barely survived his homecoming when it was thought he'd become too close to the terrorists. Though his wounds have healed, his mind is far from clear. He needs to get back in the fight. And there is a fight waiting for him. A power play in China is causing chaos around the globe. And even as Wells does what he does best, a mole within the CIA is preparing to light the final fuse that will propel an unsuspecting world toward open war and annihilation. And this time, there may be nothing John Wells can do to stop it. . . .
Ruth Reichl's bestselling memoir of her time as an undercover restaurant critic for The New York Times Ruth Reichl, world-renowned food critic and former editor in chief of Gourmet magazine, knows a thing or two about food. She also knows that as the most important food critic in the country, you need to be anonymous when reviewing some of the most high-profile establishments in the biggest restaurant town in the world--a charge she took very seriously, taking on the guise of a series of eccentric personalities. In Garlic and Sapphires, Reichl reveals the comic absurdity, artifice, and excellence to be found in the sumptuously appointed stages of the epicurean world and gives us--along with some of her favorite recipes and reviews--her remarkable reflections on how one's outer appearance can influence one's inner character, expectations, and appetites, not to mention the quality of service one receives. "As a memento of her time at the Times she gives us this wonderful book, which is funny--at times laugh-out-loud funny--and smart and wise." --Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post
View our feature on Carol Berg's The Spirit Lens. A brand new fantasy trilogy from an author who "brilliantly brings out her characters" (Denver Post). For Portier de Savin-Duplais, failed student of magic, sorcery's decline into ambiguity and cheap illusion is but a culmination of life's bitter disappointments. Reduced to tending the library at Sabria's last collegia magica, he fights off despair with scholarship. But when the King of Sabria charges him to investigate an attempted murder that has disturbing magical resonances, Portier believes his dreams of a greater destiny might at last be fulfilled. . . .
"Smart, ironic prose...reminiscent of Dave Eggers." -Library Journal George Flynn is the new nobody at St. Pius High School, until he falls in with the enchanting Schell sisters. Emily, an aspiring actress, is the object of his infatuation. But there's something special about her quirky younger sister, Katie, who has her own crush on George, not to mention a scathing deadpan sense of humor in the face of multiple sclerosis. When an accident destroys their delicate balance, George and Emily find themselves searching for forgiveness yet losing each other. With no-holds-barred honesty and razor-sharp wit, Michael J. White's debut novel explores friendship, first love, and a young man's need to come of age without coming undone.
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