Her biggest enemy is her own mind. As a member of the Program, twenty-one-year-old Ali lives the life of a slave when an unscheduled health check reveals her impending death. The upcoming implantation of a mind-controlling microchip into her brain will kill her within two short weeks. Desperate to live, Ali turns to artificial intelligence specialist Rob for help. Together, they hatch a dangerous plan to escape. But the leader of the Program has a personal interest in seeing Ali inaugurated and the power and means to enforce his will. As Ali is pressured into submitting to the implantation procedure, she must realize that the microchip is turning her own mind into her biggest enemy. And that the dangerous attraction growing between her and Rob could easily end up destroying them both.
For many of us, the search for the true self begins and ends with God. Certainly this is true for author Michelle Prosser. In this remarkable book, Prosser opens up her life experiences to light the way for each of us as we undertake our own journey of self-discovery. There are many books available now that teach us how to use the Law of Attraction to bring into reality the life we really want. Excuse Me, Your God Is Waiting puts God front and center in the process and in our lives. We not only benefit from Prosser's many experiences but also from the numerous exercises she includes--exercises that allow us to get to know God, perhaps in a different way than we've ever experienced before. She shows us how to make God a part of each day, each experience, each trial, and each celebration.
Though he's gone into virtual seclusion, Ben Fortune is still the world's most famous surfer, known as much for his good looks as for his skill. He's also a suspect in a series of brutal murders that may have begun with his late wife. Now FBI Special Agent Sonora "Sonny" Vasquez has been sent undercover to the elite beach community of La Jolla to make friends with Fortune. With her fierce beauty and take-no-prisoners attitude, she's more than equipped for the job, and soon she and Ben have collided in an affair that is both intense and irresistible. But for the first time in Sonny's career, her emotions are threatening to get the better of her. Could this passionate, wounded man, who is genuinely anguished over his troubled daughter, really be a killer? And could falling in love blind Sonny to the greatest danger of all? Rouge Romance - your first stop for romance books
Shows how leaders can access the deepest source of inspiration and vision • Includes dozens of tested exercises, practices, and real-world examples We live in a time of massive institutional failure, one that requires a new consciousness and a new collective leadership capacity. In this groundbreaking book, Otto Scharmer invites us to see the world in new ways and in so doing discover a revolutionary approach to leadership. What we pay attention to and how we pay attention is key to what we create. What prevents us from attending to situations more effectively is that we aren’t fully aware of and in touch with the inner place from which attention and intention originate. This is what Sch...
Summary of Power of the Vampire In the second book of The Saga of a World Called Htrae, Laurel is kidnapped by a hybrid named Learden. When she looses hope of ever seeing Kianas again, she gives herself up to the feelings she has for Learden. But when Kianas comes back into her life she finds she must make a decision between them before one of them dies. As she tries to resist the change and the monster growing inside her, she soon realizes that her linage and the true prophesy have claimed her to be the one to bring freedom and peace back to this planet. The king however, plots her capture in hopes of preventing her from leading an army of hybrids that would defeat him. Fearful of loosing his throne, he plans to unleash a secret weapon that could wipe out life on Htrae as it almost did once before.
There is nothing happily ever after about my life. I work four jobs just to keep us going. What I don't need to deal with? Jamie McAlister. Yeah. Him. Blond, tall, gorgeous. I had a crush on him throughout high school, but he never knew I existed. I don’t even think he knows my name. I was too shy to say a word to him. It seems that everywhere I go, he’s there. And now? He’s kissed me—a lot. And those hot kisses have led to even hotter nights. I’m falling for him, head over heels. But I don't know how to fit Jamie into my life. I only know I need him. Which means I have to try for something I never thought was possible. I have to fight for him and a forever kind of love. Keywords: romance, New Adult, college, contemporary romance, second chance romance, Vermont,
“Bonds that haven’t been tested, can’t be trusted.” Zephaniah Washington has always fit comfortably in the background. That’s just how she likes it, being part of the scenery. She never steps out to be noticed, constantly staying by her best friend Kai’s side. Ever since they were little it has always been Kai and Zeph, and that’s all she’s ever known. Life has taught her that Kai is the only one she can trust. She’s been happy with that existence until she meets Aaron. A tall, smart funny, gorgeous member ,of the academy that she and Kai have just transferred to. As she gets to know Aaron ,Zeph begins to develop a whole new outlook on life. She starts wondering is it ok to...
With frizzy orange hair, a plus-sized body, sarcastic demeanor, and "unique learning profile," Danielle Levine doesn't fit in even at her alternative high school. While navigating her doomed social life, she writes scathing, self-aware, and sometimes downright raunchy essays for English class. As a result of her unfiltered writing style, she is forced to see the school psychologist and enroll in a "social skills" class. But when she meets Daniel, another social misfit who is obsessed with the cult classic film The Big Lebowski, Danielle's resolve to keep everyone at arm's length starts to crumble.
For the first time in trade paperback: the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. When Branson, Missouri, is hit with a death wave? four unsolved murders?it doesn?t take an expert to realize that all is not well. But luckily for the locals, Anita Blake is an expert in the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she?s got an ?in? with the creature that can make sense of the slayings??the sexy master vampire known as Jean-Claude. From the Trade Paperback edition.