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A fine group of simple rules that have the potential to greatly change your life. No kidding !Ever wanted a compass for life? Herein is a very unique step by step guide; self-motivation broken down into defined everyday life issues; love, money, romance, karma, justice, your purpose of life and several more. Figuratively, a medical doctor's self help dissection notepad. The rules are plain amazing, simple and down to earth. I would say trivial common sense and yet very uplifting ! Need that extra drive, clarity or motivation? Take a chance ! Be enlightened and inspired ! Guess what, it's short and concise. No long hours of boring sleep inducing reverberations. Read or Listen on your way to work, your next train ride, or just your next casual walk !Dare to check it out and ride along , Let the ball roll...... !Show more
The Russian Mercenary known as Boris has always been a conundrum for governments the world over. His visage never changes, his capabilities never understood. The Russian government gets word he has been killed on a mercenary mission in America, allowing agents to come in and attack the villages Boris has been protecting. Using a fanatical military sub-group in the Russian military, the atrocities start. The only problem? Boris isn't dead, and now he has help. Boris won't allow his people to go unprotected, and now the Queen Bitch herself has accepted his oath of fealty. Russia doesn't have a clue what they have started when this Bear comes back from the Dead. *** **Please note, there is flagrantly foul language in these novels. The main character does not have a problem with cussing, just uninspired cussing. THE BORIS CHRONICLES BOXED SET INCLUDES: Evacuation - The Boris Chronicles 01 Revolution - The Boris Chronicles 02 Revelation - The Boris Chronicles 03 Restitution - The Boris Chronicles 04Show more
The compelling story of how one man took a 150-year-old family recipe and disrupted the entire liquor industry one sip, one bottle, one handshake at a time Tom Bulleit stood on a stage before a thousand people inside a tent the size of a big-top. It was both his thirtieth wedding anniversary and his birthday. But there was another thing to celebrate: the dedication of the new Bulleit Distillery in Shelbyville, Kentucky. His great-great-grandfather, Augustus, created his first batch of Bulleit Bourbon around 1830. A century and a half later, Tom fulfilled his lifelong dream, revived the old family bourbon recipe, and started Bulleit Distilling Company. Eventually, Tom was named a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, and elected to the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame. Thinking back on all his achievements, Tom was overcome by a wave of emotion. He looked into the sea of faces and said, 'I don't believe our lives are told in years . . . or months . . . or weeks. I believe we live our lives in moments.' Tom's book Bulleit Proof is just that-a life told in moments. Moments of joy, triumph, hardship, persistence, and success. His is a story of survival: in war, in business, in life. Tom faced death twice: in a foxhole and in a cancer ward. In Bulleit Proof, Tom reveals all, pulls no punches, and lets you into his heart.Show more
New fiction and classics of the genre collected by the editorial team behind Space Pioneers and Overruled!. Space pirates! Words that conjure up rousing tales of adventure, derring-do, brave heroes battling the scurvy vermin of the galaxy. Those vermin have taken to pillaging cargo ships and, even worse, space liners, relieving the helpless passengers of their valuables, and worse with the comely women passengers, then spacing the lot-unless one or more of the aforementioned brave heroes arrive in the nick of time, and turn the tables, making the spaceways safe again for the innocent and helpless. On the other hand, perhaps the pirate captain is a woman, and it's the comely male passengers who need rescuing. And on the third hand (we're talking space pirates here, possibly aliens with four or more arms), perhaps those ships traversing the interstellar void are not so innocent, and the pirates, fighting an evil despotic star empire and defending the freedom of the space lanes, are the good guys and gals. The possibilities are many, and the daring exploits set the blood racing in the veins of any listener with even a trace of buccaneering spirit in their hidden self. So board a battered but spaceworthy fighting starship and set sail-er, thrusters-for a universe of freebooting adventure!Show more
This award-winning debut presents us with over two hundred and fifty years of love, loss, shame, secrets, sacrifice, joy, and biting humor in twenty-one beautifully crafted tales of young Delaney Robinson's family. Spanning Mary Kathleen's heroic struggles to save her husband and sons from Ireland's 19th century potato famine to young Delaney's own parents' lives in modern Alabama, the characters are vivid and extraordinarily familiar, resonating with readers long after the final page is turned. Delaney's People is perfect for fans of The Red Garden and Olive Kitteridge. It's an intricate story told through a unique, intimate medium in which each family member becomes as real as your own, narrating in his or her own voice. At the heart of this book lies the truth: each of us tell our version of history a little bit differently.Show more
The definitive account of how the rough sounds of the Mississippi Delta changed the course of American popular music. The blues grew out of the plantations and prisons, the swampy marshes and fertile cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta. With original research and keen insights, Ted Gioia-the author of a landmark study of West Coast jazz and the critically acclaimed The History of Jazz-brings to life the stirring music of the Delta, evoking the legendary figures who shaped its sound and ethos: Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, B. B. King, and others. Tracing the history of the Delta blues from the field hollers and plantation music of the nineteenth century to the exploits of modern-day musicians in the Delta tradition, Delta Blues tells the full story of this timeless and unforgettable music. No cultural force boasts such humble origins or such world-conquering reverberations. In this evocative rags-to-riches tale, Gioia shows how the sounds of the Delta altered the course of popular music in America and in the world beyond.Show more
This highly anticipated sequel to Delaney's People takes listeners on a turbulent, surprise-filled journey from Depression Era rural Alabama through 2011's devastating tornadoes and their impact on Delaney's family and friends. Family ties, love, loss, betrayal and a characteristic dead mule combine in a perfect book for devotees of Southern literature.Show more
Four novellas, four amazing stories.The Amazing Conroy regales you with four unique stories specially selected for your pleasure. BARRY’S TALE He came for the barbecue, but he found a little girl in need of help. Can his hypnotic skill save her from an uncontrollable power that has her marked for death? A hypnotist, his alien companion animal, and a little girl with terrifying abilities. Also, a barbecue festival. What could possibly go wrong? The Amazing Conroy travels to the edge of Human Space to attend the best barbecue competition in the galaxy. CALENDRICAL REGRESSION A five billion year alien vendetta. The truth of the Mayan calendar revealed. What does a CEO of a billion-dollar corporation do for vacation? He goes back to his gig as a stage hypnotist. But when a fan/stalker shows up backstage, chaos erupts and Reggie the buffalito is taken hostage! BARRY'S DEAL What happens on Triton stays on Triton. A black-market auction for a bottle of the galaxy's most unobtainable liqueur lures Conroy. In the company of his oldest friend, he'll defend himself against a mad bomber, acquire a new enemy with mental powers, and attempt to broker a deal with a really smelly alien. TRIAL OF THE CENTURY What wouldn't you do to save your best friend? The Amazing Conroy has left the corporate world behind and fled Earth. Now Reggie is dying and the buffalito’s internal nuclear furnace is growing unstable. Their only hope lies with the Arconi, the same aliens Conroy robbed to create his empire.Show more
John Snyder's memoir of growing up the the Depression era south evokes a time gone by. It is written with affection and non-judgmental understanding of people dealing with hard times, sometimes with cruelty, sometimes with violence, including an unsolved case of arson that changed the author's life. In three parts, it is about early childhood among North Carolina mountaineers, living for a time with two eccentric aunts, and growing up on a sharecropper farm before the author went away to the University of Chicago. Hill of Beans has received favorable reviews from Roy Blount, Jr., Diane McWhorter, James Atlas, Jonathan Galassi, Robert Morgan, Janisse Ray, Charles Gaines and other eminent authors. Kirkus's Best of 2012 review compared it to the works of Twain and Turgenev.Show more
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Airport reveals the inner workings of a New Orleans hotel-and the human drama unfolding behind its closed doors. During five sultry days, the lives of the guests, the management, and the workers at New Orleans's largest and most elite hotel converge. The owner has four days to raise the money to save his financially ailing property. The general manager, once blacklisted from the hospitality business, struggles with one crisis after another. A rebellious heiress will do anything to attain her secret desires. The duke and the duchess in the lavish presidential suite are covering up a crime. And within one of the many guest rooms hides a professional thief. Filled with memorable characters and authentic detail about the inner machinery and secrets of a five-star hotel, this gripping New York Times bestseller sold millions of copies and was adapted for both film and TV. Set in a time when travel was still glamorous and grand independent hotels set the standard for luxury, it's like a vacation in itself, from the author of such behind-the-scenes blockbusters as The Moneychangers and Wheels.Show more
Long before the United States had presidents from the world of movies and reality TV, we had scores of politicians with connections to country music. In I'd Fight the World, Peter La Chapelle traces the deep bonds between country music and politics, from the nineteenth-century rise of fiddler-politicians to more recent figures like Pappy O'Daniel, Roy Acuff, and Rob Quist. These performers and politicians both rode and resisted cultural waves: some advocated for the poor and dispossessed, and others voiced religious and racial anger, but they all walked the line between exploiting their celebrity and righteously taking on the world. La Chapelle vividly shows how country music campaigners have profoundly influenced the American political landscape.Show more
David Deida, internationally known for his work in personal growth and intimate relationships, shares the deep understandings and effective techniques that he has refined through his twenty years of consultation, research, and spiritual practice. Learn how to keep your relationships growing-beyond the sexually neutralized roles so typical of today-and create a relationship that is spiritually erotic, sexually deep, and passionately committed to love.Show more
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