Description : Presents the true story of a friendship that has spanned three decades, recounting how the author, a harried sales executive, befriended an eleven-year-old panhandler, changing both of their lives forever.
Description : From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of An Invisible Thread comes the true, heartfelt, and extraordinary story of how one woman’s decision to help a boy on the street changed both of their lives forever. New York Times bestselling author Laura Schroff tells the remarkable story of her lifelong friendship with a boy named Maurice who she met on the street while he was asking for change in her book, An Invisible Thread. Now, in this sweet picture book, Laura retells the first Christmas that she and Maurice spent together. She shares how Maurice gave her a small white bear and, as she later learns, the only thing he had that he could truly call his own—to show her how grateful he was for their friendship. This heartwarming tale captures the true meaning of the holidays and will be one you’ll want to share with your family year after year as a reminder that a gift from the heart is always the best present under the tree.
Description : This book has been reformatted for easier reading."Mr. Darcy! Good morning, sir. I am surprised to see you here," Elizabeth managed to utter although she was shocked by his presence on Oakham Mount. How could he actually be here when he had been on her mind throughout most of the night and since she had awakened this morning? Elizabeth Bennet has been back in Hertfordshire for months and she hasn't been sleeping well. She cannot seem to get Fitzwilliam Darcy, his insulting proposal and his letter of explanation out of her mind. One day, she sets out for her daily walk and finds Mr. Darcy waiting for her on Oakham Mount. He renews his proposal and after another sleepless night, she accepts. As they start their married life in London, all is well until Elizabeth visits the modiste with Lady Matlock and encounters Lady Alice Thornton. From that day forward, misinformation, hurtful comments, Darcy's pride and Elizabeth's self-doubts come together and build a wall between ODC. Will Elizabeth learn the truth about Darcy's apparent betrayal? Can they begin to understand the truth of what has really happened and come to love each other as they once did? Was the Invisible thread which once connected them severed beyond repair?
Description : A powerful , gripping psychological thriller taking place on the main city of the Greek island of Corfu and a very different location miles away, a public orphanage. A story about struggling and surviving sexual and psychological abuse . It will leave you guessing until the end about how far the political parties will go in terms of blackmail, drug trafficking , money making and money laundering.This is far more than a drama based on conspiracy theories, spies and vigilante who wants to "even things out"! A crime novel based on the many secrets of the Mafia that runs the Justice system , slipped through the cracks of a political web, folded over an accidental message that ended up in those "not so innocent hands" . When was the last time that ambition made up for all the childhood innocence gone and forever lost ? How many killings are enough to fit a purgatory ? Will there be a girl to live to tell about it?Intrigued by the fear and woken by it , makes it a page turner ....( Intro _The wind is whispering...)There is an isolated place, that looks like a purgatory of souls.It's a place where good old friends are gathered,To wash their wounds away.Wounds that once caused by a wild fire_when it was extinct, left a glowing stinger as a reminderto the ones who were wearing the wound , like a deep pain that smothers.In this city, people are asking for relief, while the cure requires Deep purificationThis is the city i am coming from ..She asked to be reborn the last of the lives she was intitled to...A young girl arrives at the port of Corfu, where she believes she will trace the origins of her family, having as her unique supplies a black-and-white photo of her mother and some pocket money . Life gets generous with her, from the first moments that wanders on the island of the Phaeacians and one of the most famous cooks on the island, Siorra Angiolina Moraitis, which maintains an inn, offers some kind of help.Everything seems to be harmonious until she accepts unwillingly a visit from her past , a past that she tries so hard to escape from and soon demands that she recognize its existence.She wont surrender but rather make an effort to reveal those ghostly figures' faces.Some many miles away, on the anniversary of the accident, which coincides with the birth of their daughter, Stephanos Gazeos, a husband to his famous actress wife, Aura Haritou, has prepared some surprise for her, which will stir up intense emotions between them, passion, hate and jealousy, but also bitterness for the loss of their child. Meantime , Danae is headed to a prophetic gala at Theotokio , where she will soon will have to deal with the remainings of her fate and an encoded truth in a Siren like song ...
Description : Waking Up in Heaven tells the remarkable story of a woman, plagued with guilt and skepticism, dramatically changed by the nine minutes she spent in heaven. For most of her life, Crystal McVea was a skeptic whose history of abuse and bad choices made her feel beyond the reach of God. She questioned if God was even real. Then came 10 December 2009 and the moment that changed everything. For nine minutes that night, Crystal went into full respiratory arrest. She was unconscious and unable to breathe on her own, unaware of the crisis happening around her as the hospital staff rushed to save her life. Crystal doesn’t remember the trauma or losing consciousness; she just remembers waking up in heaven, next to God. Crystal discusses some of the extraordinary things she encountered in heaven, including the beautiful gates of heaven, our guardian angels and a lifealtering vision of her younger self. Waking Up in Heaven invites readers to witness the relentless pursuit of God in a life that was broken and seemingly beyond hope, an awe-inspiring account of love, forgiveness and redemption and the healing power of God’s presence.
Description : Linear Systems Control provides a very readable graduate text giving a good foundation for reading more rigorous texts. There are multiple examples, problems and solutions. This unique book successfully combines stochastic and deterministic methods.
Description : Nontechnical essays on hypothesis in physical theory, concept of number, magnitude, force, intuition vs. logic, more. Chapters include "On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning," "Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment," and "The Calculus of Probabilities."
Description : One day in 1986, Laura Schroff, a busy ad sales executive, passed an eleven-year-old boy panhandling on the street. She stopped and offered to take him to McDonald's for lunch. Twenty years later, at Laura's fiftieth birthday party, Maurice Mazyck gave a toast, thanking Laura for her act of kindness, which ended up changing the course of his life. In that toast, Maurice said that when Laura stopped on that busy street corner all those years ago, God had sent him an angel. Laura's invisible thread journey has deepened her belief that angels -- divine and otherwise -- are all around us. After her previous book was published in 2011, readers from around the country and world began sharing with Laura their own stories about how chance encounters with strangers have changed their lives. From a woman who saved a life simply by buying someone a book, to a financier who gave a stranger the greatest gift of all, to a teacher who chose a hug over discipline and changed a lost boy's future -- Angels on Earth will introduce a series of remarkable people whose invisible thread stories will move, surprise, and inspire readers.
Description : A unique and vibrant portrait of 60 women, which explores how they blend their faith and/or sense of Jewishness with their lives, their families, their expectations, and their commitments. Includes 120 black and white photographs.
Description : Together for the first time in one volume, two fan-favorite romance stories from USA Today bestselling author Katherine Garbera and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Bevarly! Master of Fortune If Henry Devonshire wants to inherit his dying father's empire, he has to make Everest Records a huge success. And the one person who can help him, Astrid Taylor, is also the only woman he desires. Mixing business with pleasure is never wise, but this time, it could literally cost Henry a fortune. The Temptation of Rory Monahan Professor Rory Monahan has no explanation for his new reaction to librarian Miriam Thornbury. Something is suddenly different about her. He's never noticed that her legs are so long…or her lips quite so full. Why, it's as if the sultry but sensible Miss Thornbury is trying to seduce him! Well, two can play at this game.