Description : For the first time, the speeches of prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez are translated into English and published together in a collected edition. These writings span Marquez's entire life: from his earliest days, speaking as a teenager graduating high school, to his acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize. Taken as a whole, this collection offers a unique and fascinating insight into Marquez's long career, highlighting his concerns and beliefs both as a writer and as a man. Marquez was beloved throughout his life and celebrated posthumously as a true literary genius. This collection of previously unseen material, written in his distinctively rich and expressive style, will appeal to any Marquez fan.
Description : When readers want financial advice (and who doesn’t these days?), they turn to experts such as Russ Crosson, CEO of Ron Blue & Co., the highly successful Christian-based financial planning advisory firm. In this important book, Russ teams up with gifted communicator Kelly Talamo to offer readers the truth about popular money lies that influence the spending decisions of millions of Americans. Through the use of everyday stories about men and women who wrestle with spending decisions everyone faces, the authors expose the lies involved and give truth principles based on the Bible to refute the lies. Common lies include: 10 percent is God’s, 90 percent is mine I can’t afford to give My security is in my investments My talents and abilities produce my wealth The harder I work, the more money I make Readers will be better equipped to manage money, make informed financial decisions, and use their money wisely as they replace the common money lies they’ve been taught with the truth of the Bible.
Description : The spunky sleuth from Decked returns. A pantyhose convention in Miami takes a deadly turn as someone tries to kill the inventor of run-less pantyhose. Murder is afoot and Regan Reilly is on the case; the clues are opaque and the plotting is seamless. "A smart, saucey sleuth...a highly entertaining puzzler." --- Los Angeles Times "A bit of bawdy, a soupcon of slapstick...no one can read just one page." --- Washington Post "Mixes glitz, froth, fun, and a female detective." --- Miami Herald
Description : The story of Oramus Krand begins as a fairytale: from poverty to prosperity. Only when he reaches his happiest, pursuing his dreams beside the girl of his dreams, does Oramus lose his lifes reins to the hands of a steamrolling crime syndicate. He can only watch as the lines of friendship, family and allegiance blur.
Description : With the alien Dhryn cutting a pathway through the inhabited spaceways-bringing about the annihilation of many of the races who have the misfortune to lie along the star trail they are following-time is running out for all sentient life-forms. Can biologists Mackenzie Connor and Emily Mamami solve the riddle of the Dhryn before their part of the galaxy becomes as dead as the mysterious region known as the Chasm?
Description : Desperate to find a case to justify the team's existence, with budget cuts and a police strike on the horizon, Quill thinks he's struck gold when a cabinet minister is murdered by an assailant who wasn't seen getting in or out of his limo. A second murder, that of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, presents a crime scene with a message...identical to that left by the original Jack the Ripper. The new Ripper seems to have changed the MO of the old completely: he's only killing rich white men. The inquiry into just what this supernatural menace is takes Quill and his team into the corridors of power at Whitehall, to meetings with MI5, or 'the funny people' as the Met call them, and into the London occult underworld. They go undercover to a pub with a regular evening that caters to that clientele, and to an auction of objects of power at the Tate Modern. Meanwhile, in Paul Cornell's The Severed Streets, the Ripper keeps on killing and finally the pattern of those killings gives Quill's team clues towards who's really doing this.... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Description : Life may not be fair, but Tara, seeking justice for a teacher who may be fired because of budget cuts, finds out how to make the best of things.
Description : More than snakes, more than deep water, even more than death, people cite public speaking as their greatest fear. But with more than seventy percent of our jobs requiring the effective presentation of ideas to a group, you need to know “how to speak like a pro.” • Seven tips to control stage fright • How to select your subject, gather ideas, and present information • How to start, organize, and end your speech • The importance of practicing—and the dangers of over-practicing • How to seem spontaneous, yet be prepared • How to deal with distractions—from hecklers to crying babies • Eight easy-to-follow steps to preparing and presenting a speech and more With handy checklists after each chapter!