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1868, Wyoming Territory. Elizabeth Coyote will do anything to save the ranch she loves, including marrying Asa MacIntyre with a ruthless reputation for getting the job done.
What Promises Can You Believe?In The Promises of God, Dr. R. C. Sproul shows how God--the one true Promise Keeper--always keeps His promises. Drawing from his expansive theological background, Dr. Sproul addresses questions such as these:· How do we know that God will fulfill His promises to us?· What can we learn about God's faithfulness as we wait for His promises to be fulfilled?· What was the agreement God the Father had with Jesus before the beginning of the world?· What does God's covenant with Adam mean for us today?· What common covenant do atheists and other non-Christians participate in with God?· What does God's covenant have to do with His forgiveness of our sins today?· Why did Jesus have to die to complete God's covenant with us? God's promises throughout history are the foundation for your relationship with Him. Here you will see how and why He keeps His promises to you, from now through eternity.
In a small Texas town, murder brings home the unforgotten past.Twenty years ago, as Hurricane Althea lashed Central Texas, twelve-year-old Jordan Poteet and his friends decided to ride it out in their tree house. But in the still eye of the tempest, they raced for safety--and stumbled over the body of a beautiful girl.Now, the six schoolmates who shared the grisly sight of death so long ago are being coolly murdered, one by one, day by day. By whom? Why? Unless Jordan and Police Chief Junebug Moncrief, another survivor of the storm, can answer those questions fast, it will be their turn to die. . . .From the Paperback edition.
Who will be the next seventh grade class president at Abigail Adams Junior High? Mr. Popular, Dillon Johnson, is running, and making a lot of promises that are sure to get votes. The Yurtmeister's in the race, too, but his campaign is a joke, right? Class president seems like a good place for Avery to start her political career. The trouble is, Katani's in the race, too. Can the Beacon Street Girls survive the growing tension between these two supercompetitive friends? And who's tearing down campaign posters and leaving mean notes about the candidates?
As an essayist, Adam Phillips combines the best of two worlds: the mastery of psychotherapy as a practitioner and a theorist-and a reputation as one of the best literary writers around. In this collection of essays, he brings the two gifts to bear upon each other, reaching far beyond the borders of psychoanalytic discourse into art, novels, poetry, and history to speculate on the relative merits of psychoanalysis and literature. In his quirky, epigrammatic style, Phillips shows us how psychoanalysis and literature at their best share the goal of shedding light on human character, the most fascinating of disorders.
Do you take this stranger? Three wealthy cousins. Three lovely strangers. Three marriages to last a lifetime. What Prince Charming wanted: to disguise his millionaire status What he received: His very own Cinderella bride Tycoon Luke Hobart hadn't come to Oak Corners to find a wife! He wanted only to get away from his stifling family fortune and be treated like a regular guy. So he traded his suit and tie for hard hat and jeans. But Luke ran into a little detour along the way--beautiful muffin maker Becca Jacobs. Could this Cindrella in disguise and her magical kisses bring this high-powered playboy the fairy-tale family of his dreams?
Bad girl in town... Steven Wakefield is crushed when his girlfriend, Tricia, dies after a tragic illness. The only things that keep him going are the memory of their love and his promise to Tricia to take care of her sister, Betsy, after she's gone. Betsy Martin's wild exploits with drink, drugs, and boys have left her with the worst reputation in Sweet Valley. But when Steven takes her into the Wakefield home, Betsy makes a promise to change. And as her goodness grows, so does her love for Steven. Jessica, Steven's conniving younger sister, doesn't like this one bit. She makes a little promise of her own to get Betsy out of the house and out of Steven's life... forever!
The last thing Travis Stallion wants is to be the bearer of bad news. But as he tries to comfort just-jilted Tierra Brady, he finds that he's falling for her. Soon he decides to persuade Tierra to take that walk down the aisle ... with him.
Historical fiction. Amanda Wynne harbored special hopes for this 1st Christmas after the Civil War. Includes 1 recipe for each chapter.
A New York Times bestseller and "a poignantly written novel that powerfully celebrates the power of love and friendship" (Chicago Tribune) Over the course of twelve novels, Jane Green has established herself as one of the preeminent names in women's fiction. In Promises to Keep she weaves a profoundly moving tale that will enthrall both new and old fans. Callie Perry lights up every room she enters, and adores her settled family life in tony Bedford, New York. Steffi is Callie's younger sister. At thirty, she's still a free spirit bouncing between jobs and boyfriends in Manhattan. Their long-divorced parents, Walter and Honor, share little besides their grown daughters. But when Callie receives a difficult diagnosis, the family will come together for one unforgettable and ultimately life-changing year. .
Haunted by a tragic death, Jo finds temporary respite from the all-consuming memories through running; it's the only thing that is keeping her sane. So when she discovers a young boy living rough in the woods, Jo is determined to do everything within her power to keep him safe.DS Sam Hollands wants to get her relationship back on track, unsure of how to make things right. But everything changes when she returns from work one night to find a stranger in her home . . .This is a stunning, psychologically-rich short story from one of the most authentic and compelling voices in crime fiction.Promises to Keep is a short story that includes a sneak peek from Behind Closed Doors by Elizabeth Haynes, the second novel in the Briarstone Crime Series featuring DCI Louisa Smith.
Molly Boudreau has the career she always wanted: She's a doctor at last. Yet there's a hole in her life. She yearns for a soul-stirring connection--and her prayers are answered in a way she could never have predicted ... A pregnant woman with a past cloaked in secrecy shows up at Molly's hospital, only to be murdered after she gives birth. But Molly made this young mother a promise, and now she risks both her career and her safety as she flees with the baby to her own hometown. With everyone assuming the infant is hers, she has no trouble hiding the much more explosive truth--until a sexy reporter with smoldering eyes starts asking probing questions. Dean Coletta wants to know everything about this "mother and child"... even as he longs to hold Molly's body next to his ... even as he carefully guards his own shocking secret, the one that now threatens the child Molly loves more than life itself.
After a bitter divorce, Troy Kirkwood and his five-year-old daughter, Meika, move in with his parents, Nola and Ron. Troy is a devoted father and son. During an outing with his daughter he is called away--and never returns. Nola and Ron know that something must be terribly wrong, and Meika can't stop asking where her daddy is. Four days later the police discover Troy's body, with two bullet holes in it. As soon as Vann, Troy's older brother, hears the news, he promises to find Troy's killer and bring him to justice. There's just one problem--the police have no leads and Troy had almost no enemies. To make matters worse, Troy's crack-addicted ex-wife has recently resurfaced and is demanding custody of their daughter. The Kirkwoods are not about to give up Troy's only child. But as they struggle through family court and Troy's murder investigation, it takes their combined emotional strength to keep the family intact. And they slowly begin to realize that even if Troy's murder is solved, the pain of losing a child never really goes away.
It's back to school for Louise and her friend Viola when they volunteer to help the high school poetry club publish its magazine Promises. But the endeavor is threatened when the track coach wants the magazine's funding for new track team uniforms. And something is troubling Conor, the poetry club's editor, who has closed himself off from the rest of the group. Will Louise be able to help Conor by showing him the promise of God's love?
The Promotable Woman: 10 Essential Skills For The New Millennium, by Norma Carr-Ruffino, presents to you, the businesswoman, a detailed plan for developing solid leadership skills in order to overcome career obstacles and stereotypes and get ahead in business. By concentrating on your own image and your perceived role in business, The Promotable Woman guides you to find the appropriate level of firmness, friendliness, and assertiveness in order to maintain a successful and fulfilling business and personal life. Through case studies and simulation exercises, The Promotable woman teaches you to work effectively within the business environment, conquer age-old barriers, and most important, prevail as a business leader. Specific areas of development The Promotable Woman explores include: Improving your leadership ability by altering your self concept. Mastering technology and the changing business world to gain a competitive advantage. Making constructive behavioral changes that help you function more effectively as a person. Enhancing specific skills that establish your competence. Learning to manage stress to avoid burnout and to channel emotions into creativity. Communicating assertively and managing difficult people. Confronting stereotypes. Norma Carr-Ruffino, Ph.D., Professor of Management at San I Francisco State University, is a well-known lecturer and author who has conducted seminars and made presentations throughout the United States. Active in the business world for more than 15 years, she worked her way up from secretary to manager to corporate officer.
Do you have what it takes to become an author, but are not sure where to start? Promote Your Book gives enterprising authors the advantage they need to navigate the publishing industry and gain a better understanding of what book promotion is all about. This well-organized collection of the most successful low-cost and no-cost ideas provides solutions for both aspiring and seasoned authors in any genre. You will learn how to promote the book without changing your lifestyle; how to promote creatively, locally, and through social media; submit news releases and tip sheets; arrange book signings, radio, and TV appearances; enhance marketing skills; spend money in all the right places, and more.
Marissa Devlin has vowed to protect her orphaned half brother - -even if it means becoming governess to the daughter of dark, brooding Holt McMaster. Marissa soon feels like a mother to Holt's little girl, but the magnificent cattle baron's guarded heart isn't so easily won! Holt has battled with trust in the past, so he's surprised to find that having Marissa in his home seems like the most natural thing in the world. Is it possible that the new nanny may be the perfect wife?
What Kyra knew about Mr. Redman:He was the company's corporate kingpin.He took his coffee black-and bitter.On Sunday he would become Kyra's husband!Kyra Symington nearly fell out of her ergonomically correct secretary's chair when office dreamboat James Redman asked for her hand in marriage. Their union would be loveless and temporary, of course. She would never dream of sleeping next to her husband all night long...or indulging in more than a friendly peck on the cheek. Kyra had to keep her heart under strict supervision because James didn't always play fair when he wanted something...or someone!
This Student Guide will be useful for completing the Life Skills Training program.
In today's performance driven environment, maintaining service quality in social work is more important than ever. This book will help social work leaders and managers to understand the role that personal and organisational learning plays in the provision of services that are effective and responsive to the needs of service users, carers and the communities. Recent national policy drivers such as the Munro Review into Child Protection (2011) and the recommendations of the Social Work Reform Board (2010) have strengthened the need to embed and enable learning within the workplace. This book is part of a Leadership and Management series which enables managers to understand this need, and respond in a timely and effective way.
If you work with people with a learning disability or people with autistic spectrum condition and are studying for a health and social care qualification, or you want the right information to help your personal development, then Promoting positive behaviour is for you. This book puts the person at the centre of the support you give. It uses real life stories, activities and thinking points to cover all of the learning outcomes and is full of practical examples of how to apply the ideas to the support you provide.
This indispensable book presents evidence-based tools and strategies for improving the social skills of all members of the inclusive classroom (K-6), especially students experiencing difficulties in this area. The authors explain why social competence is critical to school success and describe interventions, curricula, and instructional approaches that have been shown to be effective at the schoolwide, classroom, and individual levels. Procedures for conducting assessments and developing individualized intervention plans are detailed. Reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
The new edition of Promotional Marketing, formerly Sales Promotion (2010), details the tried-and-tested methods companies use to stay ahead of the competition, revealing the winning offers that gain new customers and keep existing ones happy. Updated throughout, Promotional Marketing also features the latest best practice advice for working in digital channels including web-based and mobile-based promotions. Packed with practical examples to aid learning the 60+ case studies covered analyse promotions from brands such as Sainsbury's; Sellotape; Discovery Foods; Listerine; Haagen-Dazs; Natwest; BT; Shell; Diageo; Cadbury's and Kleenex.Topics covered include: the purpose of promotional marketing; what promotional marketing can do for you; how to use different techniques, including joint promotions, price promotions and off-the-shelf promotions; how to implement an integrated market strategy; maintaining a crucial creative edge; the best ways to use suppliers; and evaluating your promotion.
Prom should be one of the most memorable nights of your life. But for Camilla and Joshua, some elaborate promposals are getting in the way. Will they be able to land their dream dates in time for the dance?Promposal (n.)--an often very public proposal, in which one person asks another person to the prom, eliciting joy or mortification. Camilla can't help hoping her secret crush, Benjamin, might randomly surprise her out of the blue with a promposal. But when she's asked to prom by an irritating casual acquaintance--who's wearing a fancy tux and standing in front of a news crew--she's forced to say yes. However, all hope is not lost, as a timely school project gives Camilla a chance to get closer to Benjamin...and it seems like the chemistry between them is crackling. Is she reading into something that isn't there, or will she get her dream guy just in time for prom? Joshua has been secretly in love with his best friend Ethan since middle school. Just as he decides to bite the bullet and ask Ethan if he'd go to prom with him, even if just as friends, he gets a shocking surprise: Ethan asks Joshua for help crafting the perfect promposal--for another guy. Now Joshua has to suppress his love and try to fake enthusiasm as he watches his dreams fall apart...unless he can make Ethan see that love has been right in front of his eyes the whole time. The road to the perfect promposal isn't easy to navigate. But one thing's certain--prom season is going to be memorable.
Describes the physical features, natural environment and habits of pronghorns who should be considered part of the goat family.