Ayana is 17 years old, she is passionate about music and basketball. She is surrounded by her family and her two friends, Theresa and Amaury. She does not make any effort to get well dressed, and she does not even comb her hair, that was not her priority, but the situation makes Liam Richard, her neighbor, laugh at her in high school, a boy she was in love with in college. She had enough of his attacks, and influenced by her best friend Theresa, she decides to change her look, hoping that it would bring her peace. But instead, Liam reveals an aspect of his personality that she didn’t know before and that intrigues her. Amaury also reveals his feelings and she feels torn between these boys. Will she choose Amaury who has always been kind and who has always been her friend or Liam who has just had his feelings revealed?
Five little Englishmen, feeling quite secure, one went and lost his head, and then there were four. When Terry Pugh's headless body is found floating in the canal, DCI Woodend at first believes that Pugh had merely miscalculated the amount of rope he needed to hang himself. But why would Pugh commit suicide when he had a loving wife who was expecting their first baby, and was just about to start an exciting new job? Other disturbing questions soon follow in the first body's wake. Who was the mysterious stranger? Pugh was seen with, just before he died? What is the connection between him and the down-and-out who suffers a similar fate to his only twenty-four hours later? And how many more men are intended to die? As the investigation proceeds, Woodend and his team come to realize that the key to solving the crimes is hidden in the past and on an island far, far away.
Release on 2016-10-05 | by Andrea Phillips,Carrie Harris,Gwenda Bond,Matthew Cody,Kiersten White,E. C. Myers
Author: Andrea Phillips,Carrie Harris,Gwenda Bond,Matthew Cody,Kiersten White,E. C. Myers
Pubpsher: Serial Box
Category: Juvenile Fiction
You live. You love. You Die. Now RUN. ReMade is a thrilling sci-fi adventure that will take readers past the boundaries of time, space, and even death. This is the 4th episode of ReMade, a 15-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode was written by E.C. Myers. Respawning in an unfamiliar place with no resources, weapons, or fuel sounds like a gamer’s nightmare – and Loki knows a thing or two about those. As the group tries to navigate finding food, creating shelter, and staying calm in a jungle with killer robots, he can’t help but wish for a reset button that takes him back – though he knows more than anyone that his life hasn’t been great for the last several checkpoints. When a new predator begins to stalk the survivors he sees his chance to prove himself in the real world, but he’s pretty sure he’s already used his one life in this game. ReMade Season One: In one moment the lives of twenty-three teenagers are forever changed, and it’s not just because they all happen to die. “ReMade” in a world they barely recognize – one with robots, space elevators, and unchecked jungle – they must work together to survive. They came from different places, backgrounds, and families, and now they might be the last people on earth. Lost meets The Maze Runner in this exciting serial adventure.
In Melbourne’s urban underworld, there’s a nightclub for every fantasy and desire. But for Riley Jenson, one such club has become an obsession. Riley, a rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, hasn’t come in pursuit of pleasure but of an unknown killer who’s been using the steamy nightspot as his hunting grounds. Leave it to Riley to find the only ticket into the heavily guarded club: Jin, a deliciously hot-bodied bartender who might just provide the key to unmasking a killer unlike any other in the Directorate’s experience. Taunted by a former colleague turned rogue, distracted by an ex-lover’s attentions, Riley follows Jin into a realm of pleasure she could never have imagined. And as danger and passion ignite, a shocking mystery begins to unravel—one where Riley herself becomes the ultimate object of desire.... From the Paperback edition.
Hired by rising cricket star Tom Baker to retrieve a lucky pig's foot given to him by Don Bradman, Fletcher finds himself fighting for his life in the dangerous underworld of Australian sport. To crack this case, he'll need to battle killer sea wasps, a ruthless hitman and a deranged tennis prodigy.
When you play dirty games, the stakes are dangerously high ... Reese Armstrong is striving to get his life on track. He has started a new career, gotten a new apartment...now he has to figure out how to shake the guy who insists on controlling his every move. For years, Reese took part in the deviant bets orchestrated by his wealthy lover, Hank. He's told himself he's done with all that, but the terms of this latest bet are more than Reese can refuse. As head computer programmer at a software company, Luca Hartman's professional life is soaring. But his personal life is a lonely mess. When the hot new sales guy takes an interest in him, a world of possibility opens. But Luca's been burned before, and he's wary of the sudden attention. Why would Reese, who could have any man he wants, choose geeky, stuttering Luca? Is he truly sincere or should Luca be on the lookout for a string of malicious code? Disarmed and enchanted by the shy, brilliant Luca, Reese has to make a choice: reject Hank's dirty tactics or follow through and destroy the potential he sees with Luca. But even if Reese wants to be done with their dangerous games, Hank's not through with him... This is Book 1 of the Games of the Heart M/M series. Be sure to check out Book 2 - coming soon Turning the Tables.
Release on 2013-09-02 | by Scott Baron,James Wise, Jr
Faces, Incidents, and Casualties of the Cold War
Author: Scott Baron,James Wise, Jr
Pubpsher: Naval Institute Press
Reminding readers that the Cold War was actually a time of hot wars, spying, murders, defections, shoot downs of reconnaissance aircraft, and a space race, the authors uncover some unknown or long-forgotten incidents of the period. Among them, the murder of a U.S. naval attache on the Orient Express, an East German soldier s leap to the West in Berlin, two CIA officers twenty years in a Chinese prison, Cpt. Bert Mizusawa s rescue under fire of a Soviet defector in the Korean DMZ, a North Korean pilot s defection in a MiG fighter, the USS Forrestal fire, and the Soviets putting the first man in space.