A compilation of poetry exploring love, hurt and everything in between while navigating through any form of lover's ordeal.
Author: A. A. Heron
A compilation of poetry exploring love, hurt and everything in between while navigating through any form of lover's ordeal. Explore the mind of the poet and look at love and life in a different light then the palpable love sold through mainstream media.
Sean was left standing in the middle of his suite looking dumbfounded at his cell phone. Had he heard her right? After a minute of simply breathing and ...
Author: Deborah J. Higgins
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
Donna Archer and Sean McBryde are amazed at how comfortable they feel with each other, even though they are complete strangers when they meet in the Atlanta International Airport. When Donna and Sean touch, the sleeping spirits of Ian and Arianna, ill-fated lovers from 14th century Scotland, are awakened. Just before the couple was killed for their illicit love affair, Arianna wove a Celtic binding spell so that their love would never die...and one day they would be together again. Follow Donna and Sean as they live out the fate of Ian and Arianna, experiencing the dramatic twists and turns of an epic love story. Will Donna and Sean fulfill the Celtic destiny, foretold seven-hundred years ago? Deborah J. Higgins lives in Alliance, Alabama, where she worked for the Jefferson County school system for twenty-nine years. She is writing her next book, the story of a Native American young female Captain in the U.S. Army, Serafina Stillwater. Ms. Higgins is grateful for the support and love of her husband, Jamie; her sister Kim Spain, who helped proofread Star Crossed; her mother Helen Dickey; and her cousin Stephanie Harper. http: //SBPRA.com/DeborahJHiggin
They're all staring at me, dumbfounded. I wait, cringing for the scolds but it never comes. Instead they are all smiles. “Tell us everything?
Author: Heather Stone
Publisher: Carina Press
Sorority Secrets: The virgins of Beta Kappa Nu would do anything for each other. Even auction off their most valuable asset… Graduate high school early? Check. Valedictorian? Check. Voice of reason? Um… Caroline Littrell might be the baby of Beta Kappa Nu, but she’s also the brains. When her sisters concoct the ridiculous idea to auction off their virginity for charity, she’s adamantly against it…a promise is a promise, but quiet, Ÿbersmart Caroline has a backup plan. All she has to do is track down Mathewson Jameson—campus legend, local rock god, total jerk—and convince him to play a charity concert for them instead. The problem? Mathewson isn’t quite the jerk Caroline imagined. In fact, he’s quite the opposite: patient, giving, gentle. And the only one she wants to be with, first time or forever… This book is approximately 16,000 words For those times when size does matter. The Dirty Bits from Carina Press: quick and dirty, just the way we like it. One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you’re looking for with an HEA/HFN. It’s a promise!
Dumbfounded, Joe stared as Wing slid down the tree and sat down in a huddle, sobbing into his knees. “That smell!” Wing's words were muffled.
Author: Christine Pope
Publisher: C. Gockel
Sci-fi to fall in love with… 7 full-length novels that explore the future without forgetting that the most dangerous battles will always be within the human heart. Aliens, AI, cyborgs, galactic empires, space battles, and romance...you’ll find them all here, along with heroines and heroes you’ll cheer for. Space doesn’t have to be cold! Download Star Crossed today. About the Books: Blood Will Tell - Christine Pope When hacker Miala Fels makes a deal to split the hoard of a dead crime lord with the notorious mercenary Eryk Thorn, events take an unexpected turn.... Archangel Down - C. Gockel Commander Noa Sato is arrested and interrogated for her part in the Archangel Project. A project she knows nothing about. Professor James Sinclair awakes in the snow knowing only that he must find Noa, a woman he’s never met. In the face of genocide they must hatch a daring plan with a ragtag crew to save the lives of millions—and their own. Every step of the way they are haunted by the final words of a secret transmission: The archangel is down. Overload Flux - Carol Van Natta Someone is stealing the vaccine for a galaxy-wide pandemic. Investigator Luka Foxe’s hidden mental talent is out of control, and security specialist Mairwen Morganthur hides a dark past. On a convoluted trail of corrupt pharma corporations, murderous mercenaries, sabotage, and deadly space battles, their only hope for survival lies in trusting one another. Star Nomad - Lindsay Buroker The Alliance has toppled the tyrannical empire. It should be a time for celebration, but not for fighter pilot Captain Alisa Marchenko. After barely surviving a crash in the final battle for freedom, she's stranded on a dustball of a planet, billions of miles from her young daughter. She has no money or resources, and there are no transports heading to Perun, her former home and the last imperial stronghold. The Iron Admiral: Conspiracy - Greta van der Rol Thrust together in a race against time, ex-Admiral Chaka Saahren and Systems Engineer Allysha Marten, must resolve their personal differences to prevent an inter-species war. Hurricane Moon - Alexis Glynn Latner With Earth wracked by climate change, an ambitious private foundation launches a starship to discover a new world. The astronauts and scientists of Aeon are prepared to cope with every known outcome and every foreseeable unknown. But what they encounter on the other side of the stars is the unknown unknown. The Key - Pauline Baird Jones The key will unlock more than an unknown civilization; it will define who one woman will become…Elite pilot, Sara Donovan and resistance fighter, Kiernan Fyn must stop those that would use the key for their own agenda. Don't miss out on this Independent Book Bronze Medal and Dream Realm Awards Winner!
We were all left dumbfounded . ” The reference was to A.P. Venkateswaran who later joined the Centre for Policy Research as a professor .
Author: G. S. Bhargava
Publisher: Gyan Publishing House
The work is a painstakingly researched work (1966-2005) and presents perceptional and opinionated look back at the political events of about forty years. It focuses on the role of leaders who wrecked the first non-Congress government at the centre. It also throws analytical light on caste riots in large parts of Northern India, 1992 demolition of Babri Masjid, Godhra outrage. It also discusses on foreign policy since Nehru s time, defence strategy including non-proliferation on CTBT etc.
Livia seemed frozen, staring at the dumbfounded Paris, as a tear slipped down her cheek. She unfolded the black scrap in her hands and held it aloft.
Author: Melinda Taub
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Now an ABC TV show from producer Shonda Rhimes! Discover what happened after the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet, as mysterious figures in Verona are determined to reignite the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. In fair Verona, enemies still walk the streets. Two news hearts. Same two families. The fight to the altar is about to happen. All. Over. Again. This homage to the classic Shakespearean tale of Romeo and Juliet will have readers pining for a star-crossed love of their very own. “A recipe for escapist television that Shondaland has perfected.” —The Hollywood Reporter on the TV adaptation
Matt turned and walked away, leaving the youth standing there dumbfounded. He arrived at his office a few minutes later, rooted through the papers in the ...
Author: Theresa L. Sondys
Detective-Lieutenant Matt Warners children died in a fire he arrived too late to save them. Shortly afterward, wife committed suicide with his service revolver and took a part of him with her to the grave. Alone and beaten down by the guilt of always being too late, Matt is handed the most difficult case of his career. Women are being attacked. Theyre beaten and raped, then given flowers and a verse of poetry. Hes sure it means something, but has no idea what it could be, so he turns to the local librarian for help. Shes not only able to recognize a link, but also identify the verses as parts of Shakespearean plays. Weaving together the literary history and character motivation, it becomes apparent someone is after a specific woman and using the attacks to terrorize her. Finally able to determine the woman in danger, Matt is willing to mobilize the entire police force to protect her. But she doesnt want his help . . . Will he get to her in time to save her life? Or will her death paralyze him with guilt forever after?
She stared at him, dumbfounded. “You're crazy. It's just sex, right?” “It still had to be your decision. I saw what happened the last time we came to Earth.
Author: Susan Hayes
Publisher: Black Scroll Publications Ltd
This collection includes Books 4-6 of the Star-Crossed Alien Mail Order Brides series: Tarjen, Torel, and Radek. Join these three alien males as they go in search of love on the far side of the galaxy, on a primitive planet the resident lifeforms call Earth. What do you do when your planet runs out of women? Send for takeout, of course. Tarjen Tarjen never expected to go to Earth again. The first time, he was there to protect Crown Prince Joran as he claimed his mate and returned her to Pyros. This time, Tarjen is on his way to claim a mate of his own. This book contains a single mother who doesn’t believe in happy endings, and a royal bodyguard who does everything by the book – until the universe blows up the book, his plans, and part of a city block. Torel Torel is the best medical officer in the Pyrosian fleet, but being the best comes with a cost. When the queen orders him to apply to Star-Crossed Dating, he’s relieved when there’s no match for him among the human females of Earth. He doesn’t have time for that kind of distraction. This book contains a widow determined to never fall in love again, and a doctor who is about to discover that when it comes to the heart, he’s still got a lot to learn. Radek Radek is a prince with a problem. He wants to see the galaxy, but an ancient law forbids any member of the Romaki Dragon Clans from ever leaving their planet. So, what’s a Romaki Snow dragon to do? Defy the law, hop a ride with a friend, and head for the far side of the galaxy, that’s what. This book contains a sassy chef whose dreams just went up in flames, and a runaway prince who came to Earth looking for answers - and found his destiny instead.
She stared at him, dumbfounded. “You're crazy. It's just sex, right?” “It still had to be your decision. I saw what happened the last time we came to Earth.
Author: Susan Hayes
Publisher: Black Scroll Publications Ltd
What do you do when your planet runs out of women? Send for takeout, of course. Torel is the best medical officer in the Pyrosian fleet, but being the best comes with a cost. When the queen orders him to apply to Star-Crossed Dating, he’s relieved when there’s no match for him among the human females of Earth. He doesn’t have time for that kind of distraction. Mated or not, he’s on his way to Earth to help newly-mated females adjust to the life awaiting them on Pyros. All he has to do is keep them healthy and happy during the voyage home. It should be the easiest assignment of his career. This book contains a widow determined to never fall in love again, and a doctor who is about to discover that when it comes to the heart, he’s still got a lot to learn. Keywords: mail order bride, fated mates, widow, doctor, alien romance
Star-Crossed ... though there is something quite exalting in his dizziness—as if the human mind deliberately was designed for wonder and dumbfounded awe.
Author: Robert Pack
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
In this new collection, Robert Pack reprises Clayfeld, a character he created in 1987, who is the book's protagonist as well as Pack's doppelgänger and alternate self, the self that both enacts the life that Pack has lived through his dramatic exchanges with Clayfeld, as well as the life Pack “might” have lived, given their shared proclivities and appetites. Written in short, rhythmic lines, the lyrical narrative recounts Clayfeld's and Pack's formative memories, anecdotes, and episodes involving parents, family, and friends, all against a backdrop of the natural world, the lakes, mountains, birds, and wild animals that have always been a fundamental part of Pack's writings. In colloquial and lucid language, the poems explore a number of concepts and beliefs—such as loyalty, generosity, commitment, and an awareness of the cosmos—as Pack reminds us of the mysteries and complexities of human awareness and unrelenting human desire. Above all, the persona Clayfeld loves puns and jokes, humor and music; these, he maintains, are humanity's greatest gifts in facing contingency and loss, accepting the body's humbling frailties, and enduring the inevitable sorrows of mortality. Together, Pack and his shadow-self enjoy what can be celebrated in the sweep of passing time, all the while acknowledging, as Clayfeld does, that he, perhaps, has “too many ironies in the fire.”
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Author: Sara Gruen
Publisher: Hachette UK
THE INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A FILM STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND ROBERT PATTINSON 'Great story, loads of fun; hard to put down.' STEPHEN KING 'Satisfyingly rich, outlandish and inspiring' Daily Telegraph 'Exotic and erotic, filled with colour and passion' FT The Great Depression, 1929. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and utterly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits in the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth: a second-rate travelling circus struggling to survive by making one-night stands in town after endless town. Jacob, a veterinary student now unable to finish his degree, is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. He meets Marlena, the beautiful young star of the equestrian act, married to August, the charismatic but twisted animal trainer. He also meets Rosie, an elephant who seems untrainable until he discovers a way to reach her. Illuminated by a wonderful sense of time and place, Water for Elephants tells a story of a love between two people that overcomes incredible odds, in a world in which love is a luxury few can afford.
Scarcely able to accept as true the unbelievable feat that he had just witnessed, Draxon stood with his arms crossed, staring dumbfounded up at the sky with ...
Author: Haydn Turner
Publisher: Australian Self Publishing Group
In the year 1408, in the lands of Enabladoor, upon the sister planet to Earth-Solestia, the bloodied, massacred bodies of soldiers- both attackers and defenders- lay upon the grassy slope afoot the castle Magniforte. Our story begins almost 1400 years earlier upon the very same land upon the very same planet as unwittingly the inhabitants go about their daily lives. Descending from the coastal regions of the North, the nomadic hunting and gathering people known as the Axeons arrive for their once in a century hunt, for the giant Cent-terrapin turtle of Ocean’s Deep. The highly prized, dinosaur sized, mystical creatures come ashore to lay their eggs in the sand at night, on a full moon once every 100 years; providing only a very small window for the hunt. Following in their wake and in search of the Axeon boy Neptune and the Oceanic Trident of power, two recently pirated black galleons, one of which is carrying the tribal witch Absysiam, lurk ominously upon the horizon. Meanwhile inland a simple farming woman flees with her children from her burnt out home, following the savage revenge attack by ghosts of her past. And in the partially snow coveredReptilight Mountains to the North and the parched, sandy Great Desert to the East, men of the land hunt their prey for survival. It is at this time when a great star known as the Fulcrum Star from a circle of five of these glowing beacons, located in deep space and responsible for balancing the universe, is lost by the gods and arrives in a solidified state to the planet. In a dazzling show of both colourful light and incredible sound the fallen star separates into seven individual crystal pieces and crashes to the surface. The fall of the star causes a loss of equilibrium and “Balance is Disturbed” throughout the universe. With the balance disturbed the gods summon from the deepest recesses of the universe, a collective of forces both good and evil to temporarily maintain the balance until the crystals can be collected and the star restored. Using these powerful forces they create two beings, Lord Dark-sky, bringer of darkness and all that is evil, and Sir ZandicoreSolatore, the wizard of white light and kindness. With the arrival and disposition of the seven powerful crystals the ultimate fight between good and evil is set to be played out.
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Author: Harold M. Best
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Dumbfounded Praying is a book of no-limits, uninhibited praying-dumfounded praying. It is a confessing book, an idea book, a wrestling and praise-filled book, and like the Psalms, intensely personal, but certainly not private. These prayers are for everybody who is thirsty and hungry, who doubts, who might be unsure of the value of prayer; they are for anybody who wants to question, confess, praise, lament, imagine, and speculate. This book is open to all who love the richness of speech with God and want his everlasting richness to flood their minds, hearts, and circumstances in return. Prayer is more than a narrow, tidied list of "proper things" to talk to God about. Nothing is off-limits with God, for he intimately knows what fills our minds, stirs in our hearts, and frames our circumstances. God invites us to talk everything over with him, honestly, fearlessly, even imaginatively. Out of sheer love, God has eternally befriended himself to us and asks us into his confidence and in turn invites us to confide freely in him. God wants us to know that while we would rather talk than listen, he always listens before he talks, and when he does, it is always with his Word, strongly yet sweetly offered to us by his Spirit and made eternally sure by his Son. This Word is inevitably filled with mercy, love, grace, forgiveness, correction, and unblemished wisdom.
But by the 1990s, the times had changed substantially since Michel Foucault had somewhat dumbfounded, if not utterly incensed, Noam Chomsky in a famous ...
Author: Wayne Cristaudo
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, a Christian convert and a social philosophy scholar, had an intense conversation with the Jewish thinker Franz Rosenzweig in 1913. This “Leipzig Conversation” shattered Rosenzweig’s understanding of the meaning of religion, but it also propelled him to embrace his innate Jewish faith. Three years later, they engaged in a correspondence that has emerged as an historic, stunning dialogue on Jewish-Christian thinking. Rosenzweig went on to write The Star of Redemption, a classic work of modern Jewish philosophical theology and to become one of the most important and influential figures of twentieth-century German Jewry. Rosenstock-Huessy took a different path—writing his Sociology, which pointed the social sciences in a new direction based on speech-thinking, and an enormous, rich body of work covering grammar and society, revolutions, Church history, and industrial law; teaching generations of European and American university students; and putting his faith into action. This is the first major collection of essays on these two close friends’ “new thinking.” Their dialogue mirrored Nietzsche’s anti-transcendent reading of Judaism and Christianity, as well as his attack on idealism. But their dialogue also resurrected the redemptive cores of these faiths as sources for the rejuvenation of human society. This book brings to publication three essays by Rosenstock-Huessy on Nietzsche, and a translation of a chapter from his Sociology, clarifying the post-Nietzschean approach of the “new thinking.” The Cross and the Star, a 50-year span of significant scholarship, vivifies the reasons for Rosenzweig’s and Rosenstock-Huessy’s influence on faith and society, and why their respective thought speaks directly and enduringly to the global human challenges of our time.
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She looked at him, dumbfounded, wondering if he was serious or had ... for her but she envisaged four bright stars crossed through perpendicularly by a line ...
Author: Dominique Fortier
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
A sparkling, inventive debut novel inspired by Sir John Franklin's grand — but ultimately failed — quest to discover the Northwest Passage and by his extraordinary wife, Lady Jane. Originally published in Quebec as Du bon usage des etoiles, Dominique Fortier's debut On the Proper Use of Stars is as fresh and imaginative as anything published in recent years. It weaves together the voices of Francis Crozier, Sir John Franklin's second in command, who turns a sceptical eye on the grandiose ambitions and hubris of his leader, and of Lady Jane Franklin and her niece Sophia, both driven to uncommon actions by love and by frustration as months then years pass with no word from the expedition. Fortier skilfully accents the main narratives with overheard conversations and snippets from letters and documents that bring two entirely different worlds — the frozen Arctic and busy Victorian London — alive.
He moved it, moving the water to one side and below it another dry wooden deck appeared. Collin 298 Stars of the Southern Cross.
Author: A. Robert Hill
Fervency, exhilaration, trepidation and death face Collin Farley, a young Colorado rancher, who flew his aircraft through its paces in the skies over the South Pacific against overwhelming Japanese forces during the early days of World War II. The sound of aircraft engines and the firing of the 37mm canon vibrate in his ears. Tender moments under the stars on the beach of the Coral Sea where he finds love during the throes of war wrench his heart, yet the camaraderie on a Pacific island maintains his sanity. From the shooting down the private plane of Admiral Yamamoto, the master-planner of Pearl Harbor attack, to viewing performances of the Swan Lake in Melbourne, Australia, to attending high level meetings with Generals MacArthur and Kenney, the reader is swept back to 1942-43. Emotions, loves and passions soar high over the azure waters of the Solomon Sea and in the Grand Opera House with the performances of Antoinette de la Fevbre. The men and women of the Fifth Air Force lived these campaigns, loved under the Southern Cross and died in the blue waters of the Coral Sea. This dynamic epic saga explicitly comes alive through the pages of this novel.
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Author: John Darryl Winston
Publisher: BHC Press/H2O
Category: Young Adult Fiction
This compilation contains all three IA novels as well as the new novella Invincible Assassin (book 2.5) of this highly acclaimed series. Initiate: One young man with latent supernatural abilities plus a street gang hell-bent on recruiting him equals IA: Initiate. The most important thing in the world to young orphan Naz Anderson is keeping his little sister safe but when they see a seemingly random act of gang violence, Naz discovers a secret that plunges him into a supernatural world within. B.O.S.S.: Naz Anderson begins to understand the psychic gifts from his father with the help of his sister Meri. When Naz gets too close to the truth and tragedy strikes, he must unleash his newfound abilities to wield his own unique brand of justice. Will his appetite to avenge his friend's murder lead to his destruction or his destiny? Invincible Assassin Book 2.5: What do you do when tragedy strikes your best friend—a best friend who has the power of a god? You learn the only thing worse than having nothing to live for is having nothing to lose. Union: In the exciting series finale, Naz Anderson can't find peace or the answers he seeks. All he knows is the cold reality of the streets. But his world changes when he meets D, the girl of his dreams, but when D goes missing, Naz will need to use his supernatural abilities and his street smarts to rescue D, or risk losing everything.