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|Author||: Charles Porter|
|Editor||: Charles Porter|
Aubrey Shallcross loses direction and feels lost after selling his successful business and retiring. In the absence of routine and structure, the auditory and visual hallucinations he’s experienced since childhood become stronger and more vivid. He finds comfort from fear and anxiety in the familiarity of Triple Suiter, his mind’s other voice, as they explore his psyche and the remnants of Catholicism Aubrey has shunned. To maintain his sanity and manage intrusions from a bad voice called the Slim Hand, Shallcross indulges his passions for training horses, surfing, and music. Aubrey’s life is transformed by the love of an unusual women and they lead a life of devotion and magic until a jealous stalker fills Aubrey's life with pain and darkness.
|Author||: Charles Porter|
|Editor||: Charles Porter|
From the cloud lands of South Florida – from the novels, Shallcross, and Flame Vine comes another story in the life of Aubrey Shallcross. What happens when nature turns into super nature? In this eco-warrior tale, two bull alligators, The Dragon and Two-toed Tom, are formidable living vessels inhabited by the ghosts of Jules Verne and the famous Seminole, Osceola. They are discovered on a remote creek by Aubrey, someone medicine would call schizophrenic. Aubrey can see and hear the spirits that captain the huge reptiles and together they form an alliance. Vern and Osceola collaborate with a Seminole medicine man, Billie Monday and his soldier, Freddie Tommie to stop runaway development, and the giant gators are soon sent to destroy certain building projects with toxic trails. Aubrey joins them in creating chaos and misery when the bulldozers come to fill the wetlands and level the woods.
|Author||: Charles Porter|
|Editor||: Charles Porter|
“A horse story for riders. A gun story for shooters. A love story for lovers.” A year in the life of Orin Kraybill and his wife Isabel, professional dressage competitors and trainers who follow the horseshow circuit to Florida every winter. They are friends with Joel Katz, a highly ranked jumper rider and champion sharpshooter, whose girlfriend, Jane Kline, is a concert pianist and fellow shooter. The story winds through the big shows and hours of training, along with the unusual atmosphere of gun ranges and cowboy fast draw contests, where two brothers from the farms around Belle Glade are Joel’s rivals and adversaries. Love in the Time of Horses is an inside look at the tony, cabalistic world of international horse showing and coaching that returns to Florida every winter for the ruling class and famous to entertain, compete, and play in the sun parlors of Palm Beach County.
|Author||: Richard Harding Davis|
|Editor||: The Floating Press|
Renowned American journalist Richard Harding Davis helped define the genre of front-line reporting with his first-hand accounts of battlefield action in the Spanish-American war. Later, Davis went on to cover several additional conflicts in his inimitable style. Upon his return to the United States, he worked as a newspaper columnist for several prominent publications, where he tackled many of the toughest social issues of the day. This fascinating volume follows Davis's life on and off the battlefield.
|Author||: Irena Grudzinska-Gross,Iwa Nawrocki|
|Editor||: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften|
The contributions in this volume reflect discussions and controversies during the Princeton University Conference on Polish-Jewish Studies (April 18 19, 2015). The debates examined the politics of history in Poland, as well as the scholarly and pedagogical need to move beyond national and diasporic narratives in researching and teaching Polish-Jewish subjects. They focused on the role and meaning of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews."
|Author||: Rebecca Chastain|
|Editor||: Mind Your Muse Books|
The exciting conclusion of the Terra Haven Chronicles! Kylie’s everlasting seed is supposed to guide her to the story of a lifetime, but that hardly matters now. Suspended from her position as a journalist for the Terra Haven Chronicle, she can’t publish anything. However, a stymied career is the least of Kylie’s concerns. Someone is targeting her mom. First, they tried to make her look like a criminal. Now they’re trying to kill her. Kylie will stop at nothing to save her mom. Unfortunately, the only people who might have useful information are pyromaniacs and prisoners, and they would rather see Kylie dead than help her. Determined to flush out her enemy, Kylie must follow every lead, no matter how dubious. And this time, not even Kylie’s loyal gargoyle companion, Quinn, can keep her safe… Pick up your copy of this action-packed fantasy today! READING ORDER TERRA HAVEN CHRONICLES Deadlines & Dryads (prequel) Leads & Lynxes Headlines & Hydras Muckrakers & Minotaurs OTHER NOVELS IN THIS WORLD -Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles- Magic of the Gargoyles Curse of the Gargoyles Secret of the Gargoyles Lured (a newsletter-exclusive novella)
|Author||: Justin Travis Call|
|Editor||: Blackstone Publishing|
You’ve heard the story before: an orphaned boy, raised by a wise old man, comes to a fuller knowledge of his magic and uses it to fight the great evil threatening his world. But what if that hero were destined to become the new dark lord? The Academy of Chaenbalu has stood against magic for centuries. Hidden from the world, acting from the shadows, it trains its students to detect and retrieve magic artifacts, which it jealously guards from the misuse of others. Because magic is dangerous: something that heals can also harm, and a power that aids one person may destroy another. Of the academy’s many students, only the most skilled can become avatars—warrior thieves, capable of infiltrating the most heavily guarded vaults—and only the most determined can be trusted to resist the lure of magic. More than anything, Annev de Breth wants to become one of them. But Annev carries a secret. Unlike his classmates who were stolen as infants from the capital city, Annev was born in the village of Chaenbalu, was believed to be executed, and then unknowingly raised by his parents’ killers. Seventeen years later, he struggles with the burdens of a forbidden magic, a forgotten heritage, and a secret deformity. When Annev is subsequently caught between the warring ideologies of his priestly mentor and the Academy’s masters, he must finally decide whether to accept the truth of who he really is ... or embrace the darker truth of what he may one day become.
|Author||: Stephen L. DeFelice|
An idealistic young medical doctor, Giancarlo Avellino, inspired by a radical colleague, Sigismondo Malatesta decides that the biological hands of time can be scientifically reversed in the elderly, making them young again! Convinced that a combinationof pharmaceutical compounds and nutraceutical dietary supplements may be one of the keys to the fountain of youth, he boldly decides to prove it, clinically treating five aging physicians and a sixth surprise volunteer. The results of the treatment at first seem promising, but then a mysterious death occurs, jeopardizing the program. The police and the FDA become involved, paving the way for the U.S. Congressto enter challenging the will of the young doctor to continue his couragous endeavor. Primarily conversational, the bulk of the story is concerned with addressing how people deal with this bold effort, describing their thoughts and their individual reactions to the turning back of their hands of time.
|Author||: Judd Mercer|
All That Will Burn is a fantasy adventure novel with a new take on timeless religious mythology. Angels, demons, the afterlife and beyond come together in an epic journey of a courageous woman seeking to understand herself and her place in a new world. The eBook contains 22 full-color paintings from the author.
|Author||: Jill Okpalugo-Omali|
|Editor||: Abbott Press|
Nkolika is just a teen in Nigeria when her life starts to change. Like most females in her African nation, her rights are very limited, and decisions are made for her. One such choices is female mutilation. Before she becomes the powerful woman she would grow to be, Nkolika sold oranges. As an eyewitness of the horrors bestowed upon females by savage traditions, haunted by the memories of lost friends, and personal trauma, she fights back. Not wilting beneath a patriarchal society, through the internet, peaceful demonstrations, nongovernmental organizations and the press, she becomes an influential figure in the fight for feminism. To resolve gender inequality issues, she battles the repetitive indoctrination that females are inferior to men. She remains a self-esteem dynamo who revitalizes female confidence. Not only does Nkolika thrive in her male-dominated society, she teaches other women to do so.
|Author||: Michael West|
When vacationing artist Larry Neuhaus witnesses a gruesome shark attack, he discovers it wasn't a random attack of animal savagery but linked to a top-secret discovery of archaeological ruins on the ocean floor.
|Author||: Esther Amini|
Esther Amini grew up in Queens, New York, during the free-wheeling 1960s. She also grew up in a Persian-Jewish household, the American- born daughter of parents who had fled Mashhad, Iran. In CONCEALED she tells the story of being caught between these two worlds: the dutiful daughter of tradition-bound parents who hungers for more self-determination than tradition allows. Exploring the roots of her father's deep silences and explosive temper, her mother's flamboyance and flights from home, and her own sense of indebtedness to her two Iranian-born brothers, Amini uncovers the story of her parents' early years in Mashhad, Iran's holiest Muslim city; the little known history and persecution of Mashhad's underground Jews; the incident that steeled her mother's resolve to leave; and her parents' arduous journey to the United States, where they found themselves facing a new threat to their traditions: the threat of freedom. Determined to protect his only daughter from corruption, Amini's father prohibits talk, books, higher education, and tries to push her into an early Persian marriage. Can she resist? Should she? Focused intently on what she stands to gain, Amini eventually comes to see what she also stands to lose: a family and community bound together by food, celebrations, sibling escapades, and unexpected acts of devotion by parents to whom she feels invisible. In this poignant, funny, entertaining and uplifting memoir, Amini documents with keen eye, quick wit, and warm heart, how family members build, buoy, wound, and save one another across generations; how lives are shaped by the demands and burdens of loyalty and legacy; and how she rose to the challenge of deciding what to keep and what to discard.
|Author||: Natalie Keller Reinert|
|Editor||: Natalie Keller Reinert|
"Buy a horse, they said. It will be fun, they said." What happens when an adult woman tries to pursue a childhood passion? Casey Halbach's about to find out. Up until this point, her life was perfectly on track. She had it all: good friends, loving boyfriend, decent job with her very own cubicle. Sure, maybe things feel boring, a little flat - but that's just life, right? Then, she met Sky. Riding instructor, barn manager, and whirlwind of energy, Sky effortlessly launches Casey back into the saddle. After fifteen years behind a desk, Casey was a little rusty... but the more time she spends at the stable, the more she never wants to leave. Friends are confused, the boyfriend is concerned, and Casey is conflicted -- but when she decides to take the plunge and buy a horse of her own, she realizes that she was just dabbling in the shallow end before. Now, Casey's pretty sure she's in over her head, but the crazy thing is: She thinks she likes it this way. Can anyone balance life, work, and horses? Casey's going to give it a try. Indeed, she's pretty sure she doesn't have a choice. For anyone who has ever loved a horse, dreamed about their very own pony, or simply clock-watched their way through another boring day at the office, Grabbing Mane is our story. Testing the boundaries of who we think we are, adjusting to strange new realities, and (hopefully) bringing our partners along for the ride: balancing real life, and equestrian life, isn't easy. Grabbing Mane is Book One in a new series about adult amateur equestrian life, from award-winning author Natalie Keller Reinert. Early Reviews for Grabbing Mane: "Natalie has done it again and with all new characters! I loved getting to know Casey, Brandon and of course the lovely James! I especially liked the fact that Casey was just like all of us, bitten by the horse bug but having to make her way in the real world, with all the conflicts and confidence issues that haunt horse-girls everyday." - Kathleen Edwards, Goodreads "It is relatable and extremely well-written. Anyone who has been into horses and has walked away for a while will understand." -Jo, Goodreads
|Author||: Sam Chupp,Andrew Greenberg,White Wolf Game Studio|
|Editor||: White Wolf Pub|
This is the guide to the founding myths of the Great Clans of the game Vampire: The Masquerade. It includes the Tale of Caine and The Book of Shadows, in full. --
|Author||: Terry Kottman|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Written for use in play therapy and child counseling courses, this extraordinarily practical text provides a detailed examination of basic and advanced play therapy concepts and skills and guidance on when and how to use them. Kottman’s multitheoretical approach and wealth of explicit techniques are also helpful for clinicians who want to gain greater insight into children’s minds and enhance therapeutic communication through the power of play. After a discussion of the basic concepts and logistical aspects of play therapy, Kottman illustrates commonly used play therapy skills and more advanced skills. Introduced in this edition is a new chapter on working with parents and teachers to increase the effectiveness of play therapy. Practice exercises and “Questions to Ponder” throughout the text facilitate the skill-building and self-examination process. *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on www.wiley.com. *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA website *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Author||: American Counseling Association|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
This premiere counseling reference book is ideal for students, educators, supervisors, researchers, and practitioners seeking to quickly update or refresh their knowledge of the most important topics in counseling. More than 400 entries span the 2009 CACREP core areas used in counselor preparation, continuing education, and accreditation of counseling degree programs, making this a perfect text for introductory counseling classes or for use as a study guide when preparing for the National Counselor Exam. This encyclopedia makes counseling come alive through its user-friendly writing style; instructive examples that connect readers to practice, teaching, supervision, and research; and its helpful cross-referencing of entries, boldfaced important terminology, and suggested resources for further study. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here: http://isgweb.counseling.org/ISGweb/Purchase/ProductDetail.aspx?Product_code=72879 *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to email@example.com
|Author||: Anne Marie Wheeler,Burt Bertram|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Each chapter in The Counselor and the Law has been updated to reflect changes in the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics, findings of recent court cases, and new federal and state legislation. Attorney Nancy Wheeler and Burt Bertram, a private practitioner and counselor educator, provide a comprehensive overview of the law as it pertains to counseling practice; an in-depth look at counselors’ legal and ethical responsibilities; and an array of risk management strategies. This edition contains a thoroughly updated chapter on distance counseling, technology, and social media; regulatory updates to the HIPAA and the HITECH Act; and recent case law developments regarding legal risks for counselor educators. The issues surrounding civil malpractice liability, licensure board complaints, confidentiality, duty to warn, suicide and threats of harm to self, professional boundaries, records and documentation, and managing a counseling practice are also addressed in detail. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Author||: Tatjana Tönsmeyer,Peter Haslinger,Agnes Laba|
This volume demonstrates how German expansion in the Second World War II led to shortages, of food and other necessities including medicine, for the occupied populations, causing many to die from severe hunger or starvation. While the various chapters look at a range of topics, the main focus is on the experiences of ordinary people under occupation; their everyday life, and how this quickly became dominated by the search for supplies and different strategies to fight scarcity. The book discusses various such strategies for surviving increasingly catastrophic circumstances, ranging from how people dealt with rationing systems, to the use of substitute products and recycling, barter, black-marketeering and smuggling, and even survival prostitution. In addressing examples from Norway to Greece and from France to Russia, this volume offers the first pan-European perspective on the history of shortage, malnutrition and hunger resulting from the war, occupation, and aggressive German exploitation policies.
|Author||: Walter Laqueur|
Vladimir Zhirinovsky's second Bolshevik revolution in October 1993 shocked the world with the strength of the Russian Red-Brown alliance and the danger it poses to Russian democracy and world peace. In this book, Walter Laqueur, an expert on Russian and European history, provides a portrait of the leaders and tenets of the Russian extreme right and their attempts to win over public opinion at a time of grave domestic trouble. It is clear that Russia's long-term fate is far from settled, and this book introduces readers to a movement that may have a fateful impact on Russia in the years to come.