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A Caldecott Honor Book! A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo! Once there was a river flowing through a forest. The river didn't know it was capable of adventures until a big bear came along. But adventures aren't any fun by yourself, and so enters Froggy, Turtles, Beaver, Racoons, and Duck. These very different animals take off downstream, but they didn't know they needed one another until thankfully, the river came along. This hilarious picture book and heartfelt message celebrates the joy and fun that's in store when you embark together on a ride of a lifetime.Show more
In 2020, ISIS followers are being encouraged to use COVID-19 to sicken Westerners. An ISIS supporter attacked a Naval base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Iran and the United States exchanged blows in Iraq. We are still living in the long shadow of the Iraq War. In 2006, David Grantham was fresh out of college and serving as a counterintelligence officer with the elite and secretive Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Iraq was veering toward civil war. The U.S. military desperately needed better on-the-ground intelligence to turn the tide. Grantham found himself in Kuwait and Afghanistan, then at Iraq’s infamous American prison, Camp Bucca. Not only was Bucca the breeding ground for the Islamic State, it was in southern Iraq, where America’s deadly fight with Iran was an open secret. Consequences is both a riveting behind-the-scenes look at intelligence operations at the height of the Iraq war, and a charming and sobering story of one man’s journey through the pleasures and consequences that come with wartime intelligence.Show more
For fans of A Streecat Named Bob comes Finding Gobi, the heart-warming true story of a dog who captured the hearts of the world. Younger readers' edition.Finding Gobi is the ultimate story of hope and friendship - proving once again, that dogs really are 'man's best friend.'In 2016, Dion Leonard, an ultramarathon runner, stumbled across a little stray dog while competing in a gruelling 155 mile race across the Gobi Desert. The pup earned the name 'Gobi', as she went step for step with Dion, keeping pace with him for nearly 80 miles. What Gobi lacked in size, she made up for in heart.Dion had always focused on winning, but as he witnessed the incredible determination of this small animal, he felt something inside him change. This is a story of a life changing friendship between one man and a little stray dog called Gobi.Show more
Transform difficult relations, complex issues and ideas down to concise actionable material.The problem with difficult people is that, welly are difficult... and they are everywhere : in the cafe, at the office, in stores or at school. But with the ability to recognize them for what they are, to protect yourself against them and to turn their defences upside down, you can reach your goals.Sadly most people don't know how to cope with difficult people. Either they are contaminated by the agressivity or negativity, or they get into a verbal fight with these difficult persons. Sometimesy even lose faith and try to go around the difficulties, but that can only last so far.But you can make difficult conversations painless.There are different kinds of difficult people, and what you'll learn first in this book is to recognize them for what they are. You won't be able to cure themy would have to go into therapy, most of the time, to become better selves. But you'll also find your weapons to overcome the obstacle that these aggressive, negative or just silent people erect on your path. Working in stages to assess the situation and the profile of the difficult people you face, you'll be able to shield yourself and turn their shortcomings into an opportunity for both of you. You can reach your objectives, without resorting to force. You have a number of weapons at your disposal, whose effectiveness will astonish you, once you learn how to use them.Whatever type of difficulties you encounter, you need a strategy to deal with difficult people effectively, and make the occasions a cause for success instead of for failure.Here's what you're going to learn inside: What if others consider you a difficult person...Recognizing the aggressive typeOvercoming the negative typeOpening up the Clam typeVerbal Ping Pong or The Dangers of Playing OffenseFour Important StagesThe Weapon of WordsShields and Inner StrengthThe Supreme Weapon: Humour!How will this audiobook improve you :Never fall for people's dirty argument tricks. Always find the better arguments to stop confrontation.You'll radiate positivity, a positivity that circles and comes back to you.You'll listen to people in a way that makes them confident about youFinally, dealing with difficult people also means dealing with your own fears - dispelling those old demons, and making your life a harmonious experience that others can share in and admire. Your relationships will improve and grow with ease, trust and honesty.Know exactly how to capitalize on your strengths and minimize your weaknesses with others. It's time to break out of your rut and discover what it takes to cope with difficult people.Show more
...But what if that's the only thing you can remember?A woman is washed up on a remote Greek island with no recollection of who she is or how she got there. Lochlan's wife has vanished into thin air, leaving their toddler and twelve-week-old baby alone. Her money, car and passport are all in the house, with no signs of foul play. Every clue the police turn up means someone has told a lie...Does a husband ever truly know his wife? Or a wife know her husband? Why is Eloïse missing? Why did she forget?The truth is found in these pages...Show more
Easy thought the battle for Judith’s future was won, but he’s only scratched the surface of the demonic fate that’s coming for his town. If you’re going to war, you build an army and an arsenal. Easy and Jess call in reinforcements and grow their mystic resources as infected creatures turn on humanity. They discover a pestilence is headed toward Judith, and it’s doubtful they can deliver the cure. With the battle for the future of Judith descending upon them, Easy, Ben, and Jess are forced to fight harder and smarter than ever before, if they want to stay ahead of the bloodsucking enemy. EVOLVED PUBLISHING PRESENTS the second book in the chilling “Big Sky Terror” series, where horror comes to life in the great state of Montana. [DRM-Free] Books by D.W. Hitz: - BIG SKY TERROR – Book 1: Judith’s Prophecy - BIG SKY TERROR – Book 2: Judith’s Blood - BIG SKY TERROR – Book 3: Judith’s Fall (Spring/Summer 2021)Show more
A small-town Montana vampire hunter seeks vengeance for his family's deaths, but when he learns of a string of ritualistic murders, he's forced to take on a different job: stopping an ancient apocalyptic prophecy. From their off-grid campsite, Easy and Ben follow the trail of a bloodsucking syndicate boss. When the investigation leads to local disappearances, the duo discovers the aftermath of vampire rituals, and learns of an ancient prophecy. Although Easy and Ben aren't sure if the prophecy is real, they know they must defeat the syndicate to stop the deadly rituals. If they fail, it may mean Hell on Earth for the rest of Judith, and the start of a long foretold vampire uprising. EVOLVED PUBLISHING PRESENTS the first book in the chilling 'Big Sky Terror' series, where horror comes to life in the great state of Montana. [DRM-Free] BOOKS BY D.W. HITZ: - BIG SKY TERROR – Book 1: Judith's Prophecy - BIG SKY TERROR – Book 2: Judith's Blood - BIG SKY TERROR – Book 3: Judith's Fall (Spring/Summer 2021)Show more
A legendary MI6 assassin has gone rogue. And only one man can stop him. When a routine covert operation ends with the murder of a vital contact, all the evidence points to legendary MI6 assassin gone rogue, Henry Marlow. Tasked with taking him down is a loner with a brilliant mind. A rookie operative ready for his first kill. And the man being groomed to be Marlow’s successor – Duncan Grant. But as Grant hunts his target across the globe, he uncovers evidence that threatens to expose an agency traitor and a conspiracy involving some of the most powerful people in the world. And now they will stop at nothing to terminate Grant. As he unravels their deadly plot, his only chance of survival is to outwit and outlast the most lethal assassin in the agency’s history. As the body count mounts, one thing is for sure... There’s nothing Grant won’t do to get the truth. From the acclaimed author of Official Secrets – an Amazon bestseller for three straight months in the UK – Kill Day is ‘an explosive mix of I Am Pilgrim meets Jack Reacher’. If you like Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne, David Baldacci’s Will Robie, and Daniel Craig's Bond, this addictive espionage series will leave you telling yourself ‘just one more chapter’. What readers say about Andrew Raymond: ★★★★★ ‘[Raymond] explodes onto the scene with one of the best action-thriller debuts since Vince Flynn and Brad Thor... Seriously impressive.’ ★★★★★ ‘Truly spectacular. One of the best thrillers I have read in a long time.’ ★★★★★ ‘So many twists and turns, I seriously didn’t figure it all out until the end.’ ★★★★★ ‘Scotland’s finest spy export since Sean Connery.’Show more
From Harvard's legendary humor publication comes an outrageous, uproariously funny parody of Game of Thrones, in the tradition of their previous bestselling parody book classics Bored of the Rings, Nightlight, and The Hunger Pains. An affectionate but take-no-prisoners send-up of the massive literary and television franchise, Lame of Thrones offers fans a way of reentering the fictional world they have come to love and merrily explodes all of its conventions -- as well as their expectations of the characters -- to hilarious ends. It may even leave you more satisfied than the actual TV ending of Game of Thrones. In fact, if it doesn't the Lampoon has really dropped the ball. Lame of Thrones will take you to Westopolis, where several extremely attractive egomaniacs are vying to be ruler of the realm and sit on the Pointy Chair. Our hero Jon Dough was a likely bet, but his untimely murder at the hands of his own men of the Night's Crotch has made that seem less likely. Will Dragon Queen Dennys Grandslam escape from her Clothkhaki captors and return to conquer the world? Or will she just get left in the desert counting grains of sand for the rest of the book? And what about Jon Dough's siblings? Will they be mentioned? Probably? Almost definitely, yes? It would be weird if they weren't prominent characters in the book, you say? To find out, read the book you wish George R.R. Martin would write but never will. The Lampoon -- the place where such comedy writers and performers as Conan O'Brien, Colin Jost, B.J. Novak, Patricia Marx, Alan Yang, Andy Borowitz and many more all got their start -- is ready to serve parody notice to the most entertaining, infuriating, and inescapable cultural phenomenon of the past decade.Show more
'You couldn't make it up. Brilliant.' Jeffrey Archer 'Decades of war has given James Deegan a natural ability to create a world that is incredibly realistic and exciting. This takes military fiction to a whole new level entirely. Deegan is a master' Tom Marcus Mi5 Survellance officer, Author of Capture or Kill 'Move over Andy McNab and Chris Ryan, there's a new SAS veteran writing thrillers and he's good. Very good.' Stephen Leather John Carr has recently left the SAS, after a long and distinguished career, and is now working for a Russian oligarch in the murky world of private security. But an incident from his past - in which three terrorists were brutally killed - suddenly comes back to haunt him. Tracked by a hitman out for revenge, John Carr is forced to step over the line to defend himself and his family. It's a cruel and violent world - and one he thought he'd left behind. But some wars never end. Patriot Games meets Taken: In Once A Pilgrim, John Carr shows all the Reacher-esque hallmarks of a cold-blooded antihero doing what needs to be done, whatever the consequences. JAMES DEEGAN MC is a fantastic new voice in the thriller genre, writing with unprecedented authority and authenticity. 'Carr is a hero for our times' Daily MailShow more
It is now 25 years since the first edition of Person-Centred Counselling in Action appeared, offering the definitive exposition of the theory and practice of the person-centred approach. Since then the book has supported and inspired hundreds of thousands of trainees and practitioners worldwide. This important Fourth Edition maintains the book's accessibility, clarity and verve whilst incorporating new developments in the approach. John McLeod joins authors Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne to contribute an exciting new chapter on research relevant to the person-centred field. Person-Centred Counselling in Action, Fourth Edition will be an invaluable resource for those embarking on their first stages of training. Well-established practitioners and even seasoned scholars will continue to find much to interest and stimulate them. Dave Mearns is professor of counselling and retired Director of the Counselling Unit of the University of Strathclyde. He has written seven books including Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy (with Mick Cooper) and is co-editor of the international journal, Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. Brian Thorne is Emeritus Professor of Counselling at the University of East Anglia, Norwich where he was previously Director of Counselling and of the Centre for Counselling Studies. He is also a Co-founder of the Norwich Centre and continues to work there as a Professional Fellow. John McLeod is Emeritus Professor of Counselling at the University of Abertay Dundee and adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway.Show more
Darfur, Sudan. 2009. Two doctors employed by NGOs stumble across a strange metallic cylinder, which has been embedded for perhaps millions of years in desert rock. Mystified by the object, they gather four of the world’s leading experts in science and technology a computer scientist, a physicist, a biochemist, and a genetic researcher and head to London to study it thoroughly. The six have barely begun running tests on the cylinder, when they suddenly disappear telling family members not to go looking for them. But word about the discovery has gotten out and for these six civilians, it might already be too late. Mossad, the Israeli national intelligence agency, has been instructed to recover the mysteriously powerful object at any cost even if that means eliminating the scientists. Hot on Mossad’s trail is the CIA, determined to chase down the fugitives first, no matter the consequences. As the noose tightens, the six scramble to figure out the what the cylinder is and who built it ultimately revealing a dramatic truth that could change the world forever. A fast-paced, globe-trotting thriller that asks the reader to consider the earth’s very origins, Quantum is the first novel in a three-book series. The novel ranked first on Amazon.it in 2013 in the 100 best selling ebook category.Show more
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