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What if the dinosaurs faked their own extinction? New in the genre-bending, species-bending, gender-bending romp of a series. This is the "awesomely funny. . . cult classic" (Entertainment Weekly) series with the "incredible idea-brilliantly executed" (Brad Meltzer), that inspired Dave Barry to ask, "What would the world be like if the dinosaurs hadn't gone extinct? For one thing, L. A. would be even weirder than it is now. " Enjoy the most satisfying rex yet. . .
THEY'RE LIVING LIFE TO THE EXTREME...AND BURNING UP THE COLD MOUNTAIN NIGHTSOnly total desperation could reunite Dianna Kelley with Sam MacKenzie, the irresistible bad boy she walked out on ten years ago. But the fearless firefighter with the awesome wilderness skills is the only one who can take her where she needs to go. It's a gamble--tracking down her endangered sister while keeping Sam and their undeniable attraction at arm's length. Not easy when they're trekking into a remote corner of the Rockies, where she's got to trust her former lover with her life. Despite their past, Sam never could refuse a damsel in distress, especially one who has haunted his dreams for years. He'll help find her sister and get Dianna out of his system once and for all. But soon it's hard to tell whether the greatest threat is from the rushing rapids, the deadly enemy on their trail, or the passion that's sending them straight into the line of fire....From the Paperback edition.
From an internationally recognized physician who combines Eastern and Western medicine, a groundbreaking diet and total body health plan centered on digestive balance and metabolic transformation.The complaints that Dr. Suhas hears on a daily basis, from body weight chaos, low energy, and poor sleep, to headaches, unexplained congestion, and depression, all have a surprising common denominator: a weak digestive "fire." Drawing on ancient Indian practices and principles, The Hot Belly Diet shows you how to optimize your digestive powers to foster rapid weight loss and vibrant health. At the core of this three-phase diet that makes lunch the most important meal of the day is a dish called khichadi (pronounced kitch-a-de)--a complete but incredibly easy-to-make meal that helps clear out your "ama," or the digestive sludge that antagonizes weight loss, provokes hormonal imbalances, and ultimately triggers inflammation--the root cause of virtually all disease. This unique book also explains incompatible foods (milk and eggs, for example), why the sensation of hunger is essential, and how to time your meals throughout the day without snacking. The Hot Belly Diet changes your relationship with food to make healthy eating--and living--effortless. Whether you're suffering from a chronic condition, looking to prevent future illness, or just want to feel your best every day, The Hot Belly Diet will re-establish your body's natural balance, creating a thinner, healthier, and happier you.
Discover what happens in the dark, where secret fantasies and sensual abandon take a dangerous turn, slipping into a terrifying realm of primal fear, treacherous temptations, and fatal attractions. Welcome to the party! Unleash your wildest passions. Surrender to forbidden cravings. And give in to your darkest desires as some of today's hottest masters of the macabre take you to the razor's edge of seduction in this spine tingling collection. Here are eighteen delectably unholy tales of terror that will lift you to the heights of passion...then send you spiraling into the sinister shadows of human nature, where seduction is just a prelude to unspeakable acts of horror and depravity...
Four HOT New York Times bestselling authors. A HOT fiction quartet that will really arouse interest. In the tradition of the HOT bestselling anthology, Fantasy. Four HOT predators... Four HOT women. THIS IS HOT BLOODED... A bound man with a voracious appetite... A werewolf with human desires... A shape-shifter with one basic need... An immortal lover with a passion for mortal women. These are the stories of Hot Blooded.
A First One Dead Body. . .A prostitute lies strangled in a seedy French Quarter hotel room. Miles away, in a rambling plantation house on the sultry shores of Lake Ponchartrain, popular late-night radio host Dr. Samantha Leeds receives a threatening crank call. All in a day's work for a celebrity. Who would think to link the two?Then Another. . .A second hooker's corpse turns up. Samantha's ominous caller persists, along with a mysterious claiming to be a woman from her past--a woman who's been dead for years. With Detective Rick Bentz convinced that the serial killer prowling the shadowy streets of New Orleans is somebody close to Samantha, she doesn't dare trust anyone. Especially not Ty Wheeler, her seductive new neighbor who seems to know more about her than a stranger should.. . .And AnotherSomebody has discovered Samantha's darkest secret. Somebody is convinced that lives must be sacrificed to pay for her sins. So far, the victims have been strangers. But as a cunning, cold-blooded killer grows bolder, Samantha wonders in dread if she will be the next to die. . .
late-night radio host Dr. Samantha Leeds receives a threatening crank call. With Detective Rick Bentz convinced that the serial killer is somebody close to Samantha, she doesn't dare trust anyone.
Acting impulsively, Kate Fielding indulged in one night of steamy sex with a stranger--but her actions came back to haunt her when she discovered that her passionate lover was none other than her new boss, Damon Gillespie! Mortified, Kate has to fly to Bali with Damon to a luxurious holiday resort for business. Kate wants to prove she can be utterly professional, but ten sultry nights with her bad-boy boss are going to test her resolution to the limit. . . .
The cookbook that will make cheese lovers melt! On a pizza, in a casserole, sprinkled on top, or stuffed inside, melted cheese makes an ordinary meal into a decadent delight. It's a staple ingredient in plenty of our favorite comfort foods-from a gooey macaroni and cheese to a spicy quesadilla-but never before have so many hot and delicious cheese recipes been brought together in one place. Clifford A. Wright's Hot & Cheesy offers more than 250 recipes covering fritters, pastries, casseroles, pastas, sandwiches, pizzas, breads, and almost anything else you could top, stuff, or sprinkle with cheese. The book presents an exhaustive collection of cheesy comfort food recipes from around the world Author Clifford A. Wright is the award-winning author of such cookbooks as Bake Until Bubbly, The Best Soups in the World, and A Mediterranean Feast Like all of Wright's books, this title also includes historical and cultural notes on each recipe From imported artisanals to the pride of Wisconsin, from gouda to gruyere, there's something in Hot & Cheesy for every cheese lover.
The worst possible partner! That's who Alex gets for the biggest project of the school year. She won't have a chance at first place if she has to work with Eric Linden. He's the slowest kid in third grade. Alex can't understand why he has to be her partner. Is she supposed to share God's love with Eric? Could that be more important than winning first place? Every kid gets into the predicaments that Alex does - ones that start out small and mushroom. Readers will learn from Alex's mistakes and understand that they have the same sources of help that she turns to: a God who loves them and parents who understand. You'll want to read all the books about Alex and her friends and family. Nancy Simpson, who shares Alex's love of sports, lives in Texas.
BRIDESBABIES& BlizzardsRyan McCoy stirred up a heap of trouble when he told the town he had a fiancée-which he didn't So when seven giggling girls and their knockout teacher showed up on his doorstp seeking shelter from the storm, Ryan not only found his bride-to-be, but a ready-made family to ride out the blizzard.Grace Tennessen went along with the fake engagement-she hardly had to pretend to be attracted to the man. But later, surrounded by seven ogling bridesmaids and Ryan's arms, Grace got nervous. Ryan said "I do"-and sounded as if he meant it for good!Cozy up with Cathy Gillan Thacker's new trilogy for a case of cabin fever you'll never want to cure!
YOU ARE GOD'S IDEA, WONDERFULLY AND FEARFULLY MADE ON PURPOSE- FOR A PURPOSE. The book you're holding has answers to your questions about your life. Each devotion answers a question that real girls have asked the authors of the Hot Chocolate with God activity book series. Camryn and Erin team up to talk about the typical and not-so-typical issues girls face, how you can apply Scripture and prayer into every aspect of your life, and the powerful truth that God's love is amazing and available to everyone.
Strip clubs, kidnappings, the mafia, and undercover missions--it's all here in the first three books in national bestselling author Karin Tabke's sizzling Hot Cops series!Book One: Good Girl Gone BadPhilamina Zorn is a straight-laced, by-the-book cop working in internal affairs, and this time it's landed her an undercover job at a gentleman's club. Jaded vice cop Ty Jamerson has been forced to work with her, but makes it apparent he'd rather see her handing out parking tickets than working his case. But as they enter the sordid world of exotic dancers, murder, and kidnapping, these two hot cops discover that if they want to survive, they'll have to strip more than just their inhibitions.Book Two: SkinFeisty Francesca Donatello needs the sexiest man on the planet to launch her magazine SKIN. Undercover cop Reese Bronson needs the job to infiltrate the Donatello organized crime family. While Reese sheds his clothes and Francesca captures it on film for her magazine, someone decides that Francesca belongs with her mob-boss father--dead. On the run from San Francisco to Wyoming, they dodge bullets and learn that trusting each other is the only way to stay alive.Book Three: JadedTurned out at fourteen by her mother, Ruby Leigh Gentry has a dark past that she will do anything to keep there. Burned-out, cynical detective Jase Vaughn gets a job involving a sexual predator whose killings lead him to the door of the one woman who can break the case wide open: Jade Deveraux, the sultry proprietress of Callahan's, a blueblood gentleman's club. But Jade (a.k.a. Ruby Leigh) knows the same secrets as the killer. Are they one and the same...or is she the next victim?
The history and fun facts about hot dogs.
In an effort to escape tail-chasing males-namely her husband Bob and boyfriend Sam-Melanie Travis opts to track down the elusive owner of an adorable Dachshund puppy that's about to be put on the block at a charity auction. She, her son Davey, and her prizewinning poodles are more than willing to take little Dox in as a temporary boarder But the more Melanie discovers about the pup's background the messier the case gets. It seems the wiener dog is part of a divorced couple's emotional tug-o-war. Marian Firth, who bred Dox, is certainly concerned for his welfare. Unfortunately, her vindictive ex-husband George, won custody-and is going out of his way to use the animal as ammunition. George knows that donating the dog to the auction will hurt Marian-and only he can rescind the offer. As if tiptoeing through the minefield of a broken marriage isn't nerve-wracking enough, there's also Melanie's new stalker-or stalkers-to deal with. The obvious pair is pesky local television reporter Jill Prescott and her cameraman, Rich, who figure that Melanie's nose for trouble will lead them to the next Big Story. Everywhere she turns, they seem to turn up. It's annoying, but what's truly frightening is the presence of someone stealthier-and far more sinister. Someone who's gotten into her house at night; and turned on every single light in the place; someone who's stolen her wallet, and let her dogs loose in her neighborhood. Someone who's dognapped Dox. With the doggy abduction and her son's safety on mind, Melanie is determined to clear things up as soon as possible. But new suspects keep coming out of the woodwork, including Phil, the dogsitting client with a penchant for "watching," and Jean and Mike Azaria, a pair of Bichon breeders who are furious at Melanie because of a favor gone awry. As things grow more desperate-and dangerous-it's beginning look like Melanie's life may be the next thing up for auction...
A dog tries to find a way to cool off on a hot summer day on a farm
When financial obligations threaten her son's dream of attending art school, premenopausal single-mom Jill Morgan Storm and her friends devise a foolproof plan to audition candidates for a new husband. When she meets Davie Wesley, he gives her a hot flash every time she sees him. Could he be Mr. Right?
An eccentric best friend, a leaky Chihuahua, a teenager in trouble, and a workaholic husband with a gorgeous new colleague. Those are the ingredients for Diann Hunt's wise and funny story about growing...well, older...with grace.Midlife isn't a crisis for Maggie Hayden until the day a former classmate fails to recognize her--and her world starts to spin out of control. With an empty nest, a body that's heading south (generating heat waves all the way), and a marital spark that seems to be sputtering, she knows she has to do something. But what? Exercise? Romantic dinners? Herbal supplements? A job? She tries them all, with mixed success-but nothing seems to squelch that underlying worry that her best days are behind her.Can Maggie come to terms with her new life and learn to trust what she cannot see? Can she reclaim her marriage and find a new sense of purpose? Can she discover a miracle cure for the aging process?Well, two out of three ain't bad!And the fun of this particular journey is just the whipped cream on the double-shot mocha.
Friedman shows how the 2 biggest crises of today (America's loss of focus since 9/11 and the global environment crisis) are linked and how we can restore the world and revive America at the same time
Baby, it's cold outside, but Susanna Carr knows how to keep things warm. In this steamy novella, opposites attract and the sparks are hot enough to ignite an explosion... Thanks to a Christmas office party gone wild, corporate rivals Rachel Bartlett and Justin O'Rourke become much better acquainted than they ever expected--indulging in a scandalous public hook-up, and a intensely satisfying one-night stand that Rachel desperately wants to forget. And considering Justin's Christmas package, that's not going to be easy. But what's the holiday season without a few surprises? Like a crazy twist of fate that strands Rachel and Justin together in a blizzard in a small town. Though both try to resist, it's only a matter of time before they're back in each other's arms. And what they have together could last them well into the New Year, and beyond. "Scorchingly sexy."-Chicago Tribune Hot for the Holidays previously appeared in Wicked Wonderland
The Monroe family animals suspect that Bunnicula is up to his old tricks when a pan of fudge turns white.
Hot Fudge Monday: Tasty Ways to Teach Parts of Speech to Students Who Have a Hard Time Swallowing Anything to Do with Grammarby Randy Larson
Since its initial publication in 1993, this entertaining grammar book has helped thousands of middle school teachers teach even the most reluctant learners using lessons that de-emphasize rote learning and treat the parts of speech as building blocks for crazy writing assignments. Prompts include using at least 10 prepositional phrases from a list to write a scene from the new vegetable horror novel Squash Cemetery, and using lively verbs to write the monologue of a soda can telling his miserable life story to a psychologist. This new edition offers quirky quizzes to check student progress, even more writing ideas, and a guide to Internet enrichment activities, including "Stupid Roadside Attractions," in which students research goofy tourist traps in America and use vivid adjectives to describe the six that they think are the stupidest.
A lyrical coming-of-age story set in the 1960s, Hot Fudge Sundae Blues is an extraordinary companion to Bev Marshall's first two novels, Walking Through Shadows and Right as Rain. Here again she mines the territory of the small town of Zebulon, Mississippi, where even the most seemingly ordinary folks harbor well-disguised heartaches and intricate secrets.
Lambda Award-winning editor Richard Labonté leaves no fetish unfulfilled in this new collection of gay erotica. This steamy collection contains a wide range of erotic short stories for readers with a taste for sizzling storylines and uninhibited, unrepentant mansex. Scott Promfret, coauthor of the Romentics series of gay romance novels, contributes "The Competitor," in which a hunky athlete unexpectedly meets his match at the gym. Cat Tailor's rollicking "Delta Boys" finds four randy soldier boys, back from the frontlines, living out their fantasies in a sleazy motel room.