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This is the story of young girl who is struggling to take care of her families' responsibility after her mother's suicide as her father has withdrawn into himself. Includes questions for discussion at the end.
New Keeper Rhiannon Gryffald has her peacekeeping duties cut out for her because in Hollywood, it's hard to tell the actors from the werewolves, bloodsuckers and shape-shifters. Then Rhiannon hears about a string of murders that bear all the hallmarks of a vampire serial killer, and she must confront her greatest challenge yet. Together with Elven detective Brodie McKay, they head to Laurel Canyon, epicenter of the danger, where they uncover a plot that may forever alter the face of human-paranormal relations.
In their new Keeper roles, these extraordinary women must balance the fate of the world with their desires...New Keeper Rhiannon Gryffald has her peacekeeping duties cut out for her-because in Hollywood it's hard to tell the actors from the werewolves, bloodsuckers and shape-shifters. Then Rhiannon hears about a string of murders that bear all the hallmarks of a vampire serial killer, and she must confront her greatest challenge yet. Together with Elven detective Brodie McKay, she heads to Laurel Canyon, the epicenter of the danger, where they uncover a plot that may forever alter the face of human-paranormal relations....Don't miss the thrilling romance that started it all. The Keepers is included in this book!
When Garnet Raven was three years old, he was taken from his home on an Ojibway Indian reserve and placed in a series of foster homes. Having reached his mid-teens, he escapes at the first available opportunity, only to find himself cast adrift on the streets of the big city.Having skirted the urban underbelly once too often by age 20, he finds himself thrown in jail. While there, he gets a surprise letter from his long-forgotten native family.The sudden communication from his past spurs him to return to the reserve following his release from jail. Deciding to stay awhile, his life is changed completely as he comes to discover his sense of place, and of self. While on the reserve, Garnet is initiated into the ways of the Ojibway--both ancient and modern--by Keeper, a friend of his grandfather, and last fount of history about his people's ways.By turns funny, poignant and mystical, Keeper'n Me reflects a positive view of Native life and philosophy--as well as casting fresh light on the redemptive power of one's community and traditions.From the Trade Paperback edition.
The ordinary life of Gil Stewart descends into a nightmare of weird events and images, including strange animals. When Gil sees a pattern emerge, he can only await the coming of the Keepers.
Jim Sparks claims to have been abducted by Aliens, but unlike most abductees, he has a better than 95 percent recall of his experiences without hypnosis. The book chronicles his experiences and tells how he went from resisting the aliens with all his might to cooperating with them and developing some understanding of why they abduct people and what they are trying to teach us.
The Keepers by New York Times bestselling author Heather GrahamThe Shifters by Alexandra SokoloffThe Wolven by Deborah LeBlancThe Keepers: Three extraordinary sisters, part of an elite group possessing superior skill and strength and whose duty it is to maintain peace between the Mortals and the Otherworldly, are balancing the duties of their birthrights and the yearnings of their hearts. Don't miss three extraordinary romances led by NYT bestselling author Heather Graham in THE KEEPERS, followed by THE SHIFTERS by Alexandra Sokoloff and THE WOLVEN by Deborah LeBlanc.
At the core of New Orleans lie the otherworldly vampires and shape-shifters that hide in plain sight among mankind. As one of the Keepers, an elite group possessing superior skill and strength, Fiona MacDonald's duty is to maintain peace in a place where one vampire's bite could ignite war. When Detective Jagger DeFarge, a vampire, is called in at the discovery of a body drained of blood, both the detective and Fiona must join uneasy forces. Jagger will stop at nothing to find the murderer- including working with the sensual and suspicious Fiona. As more die, it becomes clear that this isn't the work of an ordinary vampire. No one is safe. So when the killer's attention turns to Fiona, will Jagger risk destroying his own species to protect the woman he so passionately desires?The Keepers: Three extraordinary sisters, balancing the duties of their birthrights and the yearnings of their hearts...
The Gatekeeper by New York Times bestselling author Heather GrahamKeeper of the Night by New York Times bestselling author Heather GrahamKeeper of the Moon by Harley Jane KozakKeeper of the Shadows by Alexandra SokoloffKeeper of the Dawn by New York Times bestselling author Heather GrahamIn their new Keeper roles, these extraordinary women must balance the fate of the world with their desires. The Keepers: L.A. is a dark and epic paranormal quartet led by NYT bestselling author Heather Graham in THE GATEKEEPER, followed by KEEPER OF THE NIGHT, KEEPER OF THE MOON by Harley Jane Kozak, KEEPER OF THE SHADOWS by Alexandra Sokoloff and KEEPER OF THE DAWN by Heather Graham.
This book, featuring the complete, unabridged stories from "Keepers of the Earth" & "Native American Stories," represents the art of traditional Native American storytelling at its best. Performing stories drawn from the native cultures of North America - from the Inuit in the far north to the Creek in the southeast, from the Abenaki in the northeast to the Hopi in the southwest - Bruchac celebrates the human spirit as he connects the listener with nature.
Two sisters born to serve. . . The sorcerers of Lladrana have already Summoned three women to help fight the evil attacking their world. Yet their fourth Summoning brings the unexpected--twin sisters. And ones with strong ties to Earth. Both have a special gift to heal. But while Brigid Drystan has explored that gift through unorthodox means, Elizabeth has poured herself into getting a medical degree and denying her powers. Now, stuck in a strange land, fighting a plague sent by the Dark to weaken Lladrana, they must use all their resources to save lives. And one twin will risk her own on an experiment that might doom them both. . . .
Cory put her hands to her face. She was covered with layers of gauze, and she tore at it, layer after layer shedding in her hands as she hurried onward. The rocks in the path were bones and grinning skulls. This was what she had been stumbling over, and what her dress had been catching on. Panicked, she looked up. Five years after a deadly plague killed all the Grown-ups, the world's population has nearly vanished. Civilization is gone, and the children who outlived their parents have mostly perished of hunger or disease. But ten children survived, and have forged a new family, a new life, and together traveled up the coast of Florida, searching for answers. To their shock, they've found a group of adults, the only Grown-ups they've seen for years, living in an abandoned shopping mall. The Grown-ups seem delighted to see the children, and welcome them to the brave new world they've made for themselves -- a place with comforts the family had forgotten: cupcakes, clean clothes, adults to depend on. But something is terribly wrong. This friendly community is not what it appears. Can they find out the truth -- before it's too late? In this second book of the "Fire-us Trilogy", Jennifer Armstrong and Nancy Butcher return to the post-apocalyptic world they created in "The Kindling", as the family searches for the dark truth at the heart of the Fire-us.
From the book's foreword: "In the present book, Calvin Martin pursues his bio-historical studies further with particular reference to the northeastern hunting-and-gathering groups, exploring the seeming paradox presented, on one hand, by well-documented accounts of Indian cosmology which requires careful and reverential use of natural resources and, on the other hand, by equally well-documented evidence of Indians engaging in wanton slaughter of game. Mar-tin turns to the Indian world view and heretofore neglected entries in the documentary record concerning ecological prob-lems to supply missing elements in socioeconomic analyses of the Indian and the fur trade to date. From a fur trader's autopsy of a diseased beaver to Indian etiological concepts that offended animals visit sickness on humankind, Martin provides a per-suasive case that far more than mere cupidity for trade goods underlay the Indians' apparent abandonment of their "conser-vationist"
Few human institutions have survived so long and played a continuously important role in world history and affairs than the Papacy. From the time of St Peter to the present day, this establishment has sought to make sense of contemporary issues. Its story is a long and complicated one, full of incident, ideas and the interplay of personalities. In this masterful single volume, eminent scholar Roger Collins offers an account of the entire arc of papal history, describing how its authority was acquired and exercised, and in turn, challenged and threatened; how it faced and overcame crises - both from within and without; its relationship with Rome; the tradition of artistic patronage; and the character and policies of individual popes. Keepers of the Keys of Heaven is a vivid and revealing portrait of an enduring body, chronicling two thousand years of ambition, scandal, persecution, faith and glory.
Prophecy is prologueEngland, 1775. An ambitious American pushes his expedition onward despite dire warnings from the locals. But what Benjamin Franklin discovers on the Isle of Wight isnt just superstition. Its a secret with the power to save the world--or destroy it. In less than four hundred days, most of the worlds population will be dead. Nobody knows why, only when: February 9, 2027. Retired FBI Special Agent Will Piper is one of the few who will live "Beyond the Horizon. " Fifteen years ago, he revealed the prophecy to the world after the hunt for a madman led him to the mystical Library of Vectis, now housed at Area 51, in an unmarked location in the Nevada desert. Will is determined to live out his days in the Florida sun . . . even as the world sinks into hedonism and despair . . . even as the Doomsday Killers ominous calling cards resurface . . . until the apocalypse threatens the one thing Will wont compromise on: his own flesh and blood.
Anna breaks out of her close circle of friends. Anna has needed this all along. To get away from everybody and try something completely different. Meet new people. After all, change is good, right? And the drama club is so cool.
A helpful read for a parent or other adult dealing with the challenges of a student affected by learning disorders.
HER SECRET WAS OUT! They shared a brief, passionate affair, before Agent Frank Latimer moved on to his next mission. Leenie hadn't expected anything more from Frank than those beautiful encounters they shared. Until she gave birth to his child, and wondered about the wisdom of keeping his baby secret. Especially when her son was kidnapped! Frank would have punished Leenie for keeping the truth about his son from him, if he weren't hell-bent on bringing his boy home. And he would. Once he did, he planned on letting independent Leenie know just what he thought about her betrayal. Right after he put out the other fire that still raged passionately between them...
"...there is much truth in the portrayal of Sarah's struggles with a real rather than a dream horse, and her girlish joy in horse and riding will surely be communicated to readers." -Booklist
When Katie "Smith" and her baby boy, Kyle, appear at the Owens family home one night during a snowstorm just weeks before Christmas, it seems a cruel twist of fate. Katie looks exactly like Jacob Owens's dead wife-and Kyle could be his son!At first Jacob wants nothing to do with the mysterious woman. But before long, Katie accomplishes what no one had thought possible-she breaks through Jacob's grief, giving him back his joy for life.But how long will she stay? Katie is obviously running away from someone, though she won't say who. Whatever happens, Jacob vows to keep her and Kyle safe with him-at least until Christmas.
Pretty as a peacock, twelve-year-old Leela had been spoiled all her life. She doesn't care for school and barely marks the growing unrest between the British colonists and her own countrymen. Why should she? Her future has been planned since her engagement at two and marriage at nine. Leela's whole life changes, though, when her husband dies. She's now expected to behave like a proper widow: shaving her head and trading her jewel-toned saris for rough, earth-colored ones. Leela is considered unlucky now, and will have to stay confined to her house for a year -- "keep corner" -- in preparation for a life of mourning for a boy she barely knew. When her schoolteacher hears of her fate, she offers Leela lessons at home. For the first time, despite her confinement, Leela opens her eyes to the changing world around her. India is suffering from a severe drought, and farmers are unable to pay taxes to the British. She learns about a new leader of the people, a man named Gandhi, who starts a political movement and practices satyagraha-- non-violent protest against the colonists as well as the caste system. The quiet strength of satyagraha may liberate her country. Could she use the same path to liberate herself?
New Mexico attorney Tara Limey has always believed in the power and fairness of the law. All that changes when she takes on her best friends lover as a client. It is only after she has reluctantly agreed to represent him that Tara discovers the real reason Bill Hamilton has sought her out--and the shocking crime he has committed.
This new trilogy tells of Josie Grace's devotion to find the right home for three horses--Faith, Hope, and Charity. In the first title, Josie knows Faith has been at the family's stables as long as she can remember. Now an elderly mare, Faith needs a gentle owner. There are a few options, but Josie is not happy with the choices.
This powerful collection of essays ranges widely across politics and philosophy in America, the role of the black intellectual, legal theory and the future of liberal thought, and the fate of African-Americans. In West's hands issues of race and freedom are inextricably tied to questions of philosophy and, above all, to a belief in the power of the human spirit. West situates the current position of African-Americans, tracing the genealogy of the "Afro-American Rebellion" from Martin Luther King to the rise of black revolutionary leftists. He explains both the opportunities and limitations of liberalism and nationalism, and offers strategies for a new generation of African-Americans. West insists that African-American oppression be understood within the larger crises of North Atlantic civilization. While maintaining the specificity of black identity and resistance, he provocatively suggests alliances with other intellectual and communal forms of American radicalism. Writing on "the new cultural politics of difference," the critical legal studies movement, American pragmatism, or race and social theory, West sustains the difficult balance between a subtly argued critique of the past and present, and a broadly conceived, daring vision of the future.
Keeping Financial Records for Business 9E will give your students a broad knowledge of business operations and the basic skills they need to keep better financial records. The text contains a colorful graphic design and features that will capture students? interest, such as multicultural insights and interviews with individuals who use record keeping in their daily lives. A step-by-step approach to each new task makes it easier for students to master the job skills of record keeping.
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