A breathtaking sci-fi space saga inspired by astrology that will stun fans of the Illuminae Files and Starbound series. Orphaned, disgraced, and stripped of her title, Rho is ready to live life quietly, as an aid worker in the Cancrian refugee camp on House Capricorn. But news has spread that the Marad--an unbalanced terrorist group determined to overturn harmony in the Galaxy--could strike any House at any moment. Then, unwelcome nightmare that he is, Ochus appears to Rho, bearing a cryptic message that leaves her with no choice but to fight. Now Rho must embark on a high-stakes journey through an all-new set of Houses, where she discovers that there's much more to her Galaxy--and to herself--than she could have ever imagined.
While turn-of-the-century High Plains, Texas, suffers under a prohibition campaign, a drought, and the portentous arrival of Haley's Comet, a boy's affections become divided between his superstitious mother and a cynical newspaperman.
While both Esther and Nejma want peace, each has a different experience during the founding of Israel; Esther is a Jewish girl who participtes in the founding, and Nejma is a Palestinian who becomes a refugee.
First-time hardcover collection of all the original 21 comics! This highly acclaimed space drama follows the adventures of Casandra, daughter of the President of the United Nations of Earth and first earthling accepted into the Galactic Academy."
Her true destiny—or doom—revealed Noemi and her friends escape from a killer who wants to use her unique powers, but that doesn't mean freedom—or safety. Their only hope is one woman who claims to have known Noemi’s mother. With only a name to go on and the killer on their trail, they travel the country in search of aid, hiding from those who would st
Rho is ready to live a quiet life until Ochus appears to her, bearing a cryptic message that leaves her with no choice but to fight and she embarks on a journey through a new set of Houses that reveal much more about the Galaxy and herself.
Orphaned, disgraced, and stripped of her title, Rho is ready to live life quietly, as an aid worker in the Cancrian refugee camp on House Capricorn. But news has spread that the Marad--a group of unbalanced Risers determined to overturn harmony in the Galaxy--could strike any House at any moment. Then, unwelcome nightmare that he is, Ochus appears to Rho, bearing a cryptic message that leaves her with no choice but to fight. Now Rho must embark on a high-stakes journey through an all-new set of Houses, where she discovers that there's much more to her Galaxy--and to herself--than she could have ever imagined. And just when Rho has started to come to terms with the pain of losing Mathias, the stars deliver their most shocking surprise yet.
Relationships are what make us. Author Vivian Haswell has had many of them: her husband, her children and other peopleas children! She shares, from the heart, the joys and sorrows, setbacks and triumphs, of living with and loving others. Her ability to trust God in every situation will be an inspiration to the reader.
New Coventry, Virginia is a quiet, peaceful town. The people are friendly, the streets are safe, and hardly anything ever happens until the mysterious Jayne family moves into the creepy old house in Dinwiddie Hills and begins pedaling medical miracles in the form of hypnotism and New Age medicine. Something about the Jaynes and their handsome, inscrutable sons, Van and Sable, is not quite right. Still reeling from the tragic death of her mother, Aurora Geller feels like something is missing in her life, and the Jaynes might be the solution. But when she meets Sable and runs into his terrifying brother, Van, Sable warns her away from his family. By then, it's already much too late. She can't stop thinking about Sable and the strange, breathless feeling she gets whenever he is near. She just wants to be close to him, and she isn't going to let him stop her. When she starts seeing Mariah Jayne to treat her depression, she hardly notices when she begins to change. Sable does, and he'll do anything to keep Aurora away from his mother. Then the bizarre deaths begin, and Aurora begins to suspect the Jaynes aren't exactly as they seem. She's right. They're monsters. The police might be baffled by the freak accidents, but there is something sinister about these deaths, and the Jaynes aren't the only suspects. Sable is trying to discover the killer and stop the deaths, but he is sidetracked by the human girl he can't stop thinking about and who loves him despite his secrets. Though they're forbidden from being together, Sable and Aurora are in love, but they must stop the monster responsible for the deaths, hide from a malicious Van, and escape his parents before one or both of them is killed or they are torn apart forever.
The oceans have shifted towards the poles, flooding all of the cities to the north. And the cities in the south have been punished with a blistering, relentless sun, and radiation in a vast, dry, desert landscape. The survivors have learned to adapt to months of deadly heat, living in darkness beneath the earth in underground cities controlled by the government. A scout comes unexpectedly to the colony - near death, he spends his first days in a coma, as rumors surface of a "habitable zone". As supplies near depletion, the colonists argue: who will journey to the zone? And what message is the scout trying to deliver?A.L. Mengel creates his Sci-Fi debut The Wandering Star and explores the question - are we alone, or are we guided by another force?
The universe is a hostile place for Angel Stardancer and her brother Sage. Her people were massacred; she and Sage enslaved. Fleeing, they find work as freelance security agents. A team of scientists need them to protect their plans and equipment. She soon discovers the real reason they were hired. Part of that technology—plans to what may be the most dangerous weapon ever created—has fallen into the wrong hands. She finds herself in over her head when the government goons show up with the weapon primed to kill. Unable to sabotage the weapon itself, she seeks the aid of supposed allies. To get the job done, she’ll have to trust dubious men. Even with their help, her people are outnumbered and outgunned. Her wits, her steady hand with a gun, her specially modified ship, and this band of outlaws may not be enough. Coming out of this alive doesn’t seem possible. There’s no choice. If she’s ever going to have a peaceful place to call home she first has to keep the universe from blowing up.
This is the true story of the life and adventures of Niels Svendsen who was born in 1929 from a Danish immigrant family that arrived in England. Follow Niels as he progresses from council school to Grammar school and his adventures during the Berlin Airlift when serving his time in the R.A.F. in Malta. With very little money and a small family follow Niels as he enters the News Chronicle Get Ahead Competition sponsored by the B.B.C. and wins GBP5,000 top prize. This was one of the first televised competitions in black and white and Niels was seen by millions of viewers. Now read on about his Trans Atlantic race and his involvement in yachts. Also his many other races and his eventual move to Mallorca where he sets up his own yacht brokerage Dolphin Yachts in Club de Mar. This story is special and will keep you reading until you get to the end.
In this third and final volume of the "Wandering Star" saga, Commander Narz continues his irrevocable march of terror as dozens of Allied planets are crushed by the Bono Kiran's titanic secret weapon, the Kekakopolous. Meanwhile, Earth's alliance with the Bono Kiro takes a disastrous turn when Cassandra's father learns of the Empire's true plans for his people. On the other side of the galaxy, in a last-ditch effort to stop the enemy's rampage, Casi and the crew of the Wandering Star journey to the planet Trillia. There, they attempt to persuade the energy beings who inhabit the planet to help them stop Commander Narz and his rampaging hordes -- once and for all.
Excerpt from A Wandering Star, Vol. 2 of 3 I suppose it is useless to ask you and Lady Julia to give me the pleasure of your company at my hunt breakfast at The Towers on the 22nd, for you never will come. No people would be more welcome, and I hope, at any rate, that, if in our direction about luncheon time, you will honour my poor board. I am now writing to beg the non-hunting members of your party to drive over to the meet, and to promise that after seeing all they can see they will make a point of coming back to The Towers for luncheon. I shall be much gratified if Lady Hermione and her daughters, and Miss F itz patrick can be induced to do as much. The Towers are but bachelors' quarters, but we will do our very best, and will pay them every attention -yours. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Excerpt from A Wandering Star, Vol. 1 of 3 But there is no one to mark the beauty of the night - the world in general prefers the crowd, noise, and vulgarity inside. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
IN A SINGLE MOMENT . . . the lives of three men will be forever changed. In that split second, defined paradoxically by both salvation and loss, they will destroy the world and then restore it. Much had come before, and much would come after, but nothing would color their lives more than that one, isolated instant on the edge of forever. IN A SINGLE MOMENT . . . James T. Kirk, displaced in time, allows the love of his life to die in a traffic accident, thereby preserving Earth's history. Returning to the present, he continues a storied career as a starship captain, opening up the galaxy. But as he wanders among the stars, the incandescence that once filled his heart remains elusive. IN A SINGLE MOMENT . . . that haunts James T. Kirk throughout his life, he preserved the timeline at the cost of his happiness. Now, facing his own death, the very fabric of existence collapses across years and light-years, forcing him to race against -- and through -- time itself, until he comes full circle to that one bright star by which his life has always steered.