Anna pushed back the covers and moved into a sitting position on the edge of her bed, pulling her legs to her chest and wrapping her arms around them. She rested her cheek on her bony knees and watched the clock tick away the last precious moments of normal life. In the deep quiet, every click of the minute hand sounded like a door closing.
Fast-paced, action-packed tale, readers are treated to many rich historical details about political unrest in Ireland that lend credence to the story’s setting and also heighten the stakes for kidnapped Charlie. Wigginton tells an absorbing tale, peppered with witty, flirtatious dialogue and just the right number of steamy sex scenes.
The thrilling story of the Spartacus slave uprising as told by Pacorus, a prince of the Parthian Empire who leads the slave cavalry against the might of Imperial Rome.
Two U.S. Marines—a man and his dog—survive one deadly conflict abroad only to take on another—at home on American soil.
Disillusioned by events on Earth, a young human woman and her mixed alien family journey to Sol’s aquatic planet Ellason, seeking answers from spiritual leaders there. Instead they find themselves embroiled in genetic problems and an illegal crime that put their family at risk, all the while offering Meaningful ideas for Shawne to explore.
Miles away a pickup stood on one of the few high spots in the flat desert. Standing on the tailboard, a tall lean figure peered through a pair of binoculars and watched the thin plume of smoke in the distance.
“That” he thought, “is a problem.”
There should not be anything burning in that part of the ranch. That much smoke meant a big fire. That
Pierre-Alain James ‘Faron’ Ferguson, who, having ‘screwed up his life and those of his family and friends’, is about to commit suicide, but before doing so, he decides to write his life story.
Faron, is in some sort of ‘no-man’s land’, he agrees to visit 7 ‘islands’, where he will learn certain lessons.
Survival is the 1st lesson!
What would you give up to be beautiful? I don’t mean attractive, or pretty or any other term you could conjure up to describe that thing most women seek to be or most men seek to be with. I mean staggeringly beautiful, men falling at your feet with hopeless adoration as they gaze upon you dumbfounded. What would you give for that?
The second book of The House of Baric trilogy sets a course for more adventures and misfortunes for the Barics and their loyal friends. New characters are introduced and suspenseful circumstances unfold, along with more romance, as the story speeds along to a satisfying conclusion.
Bloody idiot. If someone should hear her, they could interfere, and that would ruin everything.Five minutes passed as poor Gwen continued to scream. Then, as good fortune would have it, the wind rose again. With the crush of another wave, she was pulled under and swept out to sea.