Charity in the twenty-first century is a game. The players are artists, salesmen, and idealists, all working together to get something for nothing.
At the center of the game stands Bo Sparks, charismatic CEO of SparkVISION Consulting, which runs campaigns for the charities under its care. Surrounded by the wealthy and the desperate, Sparks just wants to do a little good in the world. But this holiday season he has more than his fair share of worries, between a secreti...
Verzuuk is probeersel, ofkeken van Michel de Montaigne. Drentse essays.
When a city commissioned a famous artist to create a masterpiece for their newly refurbished downtown, they only forgot one thing: to tell him when to stop. Now his greatest work is threatening to take over everywhere. It's a race against time and space and dimensions nobody even knew were there!
O Goddess sing of how the Pink House went
From being fairly clean to state unkempt.
A tale of debauchery, lies and television. A story about booze, drugs, sex, war, money, and burger boxes. A novel about a house. A Pink House that starts off structurally sound and then falls into millions of beautiful pieces.
Romantic comedy for mature audiences Chris O'Keith was a loving wife, mother and practising Christian. The end of her marriage brought a dramatic change of character. Her vicious hatred towards men is public knowledge and has males avoiding her like the plague. Chris and her four children live with Bill, her grandfather, who employs a builder, Rick Eastly, to do extensive renovations. She will attempt to insult and humiliate this builder; however, he can give as much he ...
In this dystopian fantasy, certain people are stuck at binary ages (8, 16, 32 ...) due to an unknown cause. They cannot age, or change, or become sick or even injured. By turns experimented on, abused, tortured and scorned, they are eventually exiled into a strange prison, an infinite forest world from which there is no escape. There they seek a cure, an antidote, a solution to their problem.
Four people are selected, seemingly at random, by an invisible being who com...
I principali attori cercano attraverso i loro sogni notturni tra le lenzuole di capire se la realta' si intrecci con i sogni. Confondendo il loro quotidiano. Tra parenti, tra aziende, tra mafia e la polizia investigativa economica. Il caso de...sogno di mezza estate!
L'INTERROGATORIO. IL QUASI THE END...- Cosa dianolo sta succedendo in questa saranza, Rinaldi? E poi tu! Richard, cosa ti ha preso oggi di venire qui in Italia senza dirmi niente ed io credevo che stessi a Nizza per quell'affare importante. E non credo ai miei occhi Jessica! Ho sempre saputo che odiavi venire a Roma per le vacanze.- Disse Claude guardandoli uno per uno negli occhi per scoprire cosa diavolo stava accadendo in quell'ufficio. Dalla voce di lui sembrava sec...
In The Love Divine, Wright's unparalleled poetic power will provide the reader with new love stories that delve into the heart of his immortal beloved, revealing the mysteries behind this spiritual journey to the ultimate destiny. The author becomes a character of a man in praise of her beauty and grace, in a world that takes love beyond heavenly and earthly bounds. This book will redefine the romantic genre forever.
A collection of oddly surreal stories for unusual children, featuring a mouse and his friends - a squirrel, an elephant, a limpet and a fish - along with an assortment of mischievous clouds and cowardly mushrooms.
Being a zombie, not so easy. That could have been Dave Connor's six word memoir. "At first he couldn't remember how he'd ended up in that shallow grave; he just knew it was hell to claw his way out, and that the taste of its dirt would remain in his mouth for the rest of his time on this earth" ... Expect the unexpected in this existential resurrection thriller.
Inspector Stanley Mole doesn't mind a hard case, but things have gotten out of hand. There's a killer who escapes to a parallel universe, a frozen caveman with a bullet in his skull, a woman who claims to have witnessed her own murder, a toddler assassin, time-traveling dictators, and subatomic-particle sniffing butterflies. For Mole, this time more than just his reputation is on the line.
When French equestrian Claire Delacroix loses her fiance in a tragic accident, she comes to live at the Paris Opera during its 1890s heyday. Whilst working at the opera, she meets a mysterious, masked stranger: Erik. Is it possible that the two of them will heal the pain of each other's past? Buy the the paper back at Turner Maxwell Books
‘Time To Think’ is a collection of eight short tales about how to cope with such things as unwelcome evangelists, visitors, praise, sexual attention, living in a nursing home, relations, genetic modification and sexual urges.
Spreading the Word
Sebastian gazed unseeing from the verandah into the sun filled garden. As usual a zillion thoughts jostled aside all attempts to attain a state of Zen-like relaxation. With an impatient sigh he sat up, dusted a few crumbs from the divan, rearranged the pillows then lay back with his hands at his side. Yogic breathing—that would do the trick. He managed to hold his mind still for at least three seconds before a large spider constructing an intricate we...
Enter the world of Snapdragon Alley, where every so often very strange things happen in a far corner of the city of Spring Hill Lake. Beginning as children, Alex and Argus Kirkham and their friend Sapphire Karadjian encounter the whatever-it-is and find themselves repeatedly drawn into its orbit. Is it a sentient wormhole to another dimension? Is it a creature of vast and unusual appetites? Is it even a thing or a place at all, and will anyone ever unravel its essence?
Amuzaj Rakontoj. Jen - pri duviva kato, pri nigra mono, pri hontdevanta fierulo, pri trinkaĵoj por varmega tago, pri strangaj procesioj, pri direktoro sendirekta, pri efikoj de blovado, pri profeto kaj profito, pri flugtrejnado de anĝeloj, pri vojaĝo al Esperantopolo.
Ŝtopilo estis la nomo de la ĥemiinstruisto. Memkompreneble jen ne lia ĝusta nomo, sed tio ne speciale interesu. Ĉiuj nomis lin Ŝtopilo, iam eĉ li sin mem. Ŝtopilo estis iomete dikeca bonhumora fraŭlo. Li certe jam estis pasinta sian vivan apogeon kaj fakte laŭ la firma opinio de la plimulto de siaj klasanoj li estis tute senseksa. Pro tio eble kelkaj krizaj butonoj de lia pantalonfendo regule troviĝis en malfermita stato, fenomeno, kiu estis interrompita nur dum la mallo...
On a dare, Gian Carlo Spallanzini set out to discover the deepest darkest secret of a person picked at random. He had no idea what he was getting into. Even a fat, bearded know-it-all ought to know better than to leap before you look. Add a crystal ball, a foul-mouthed parrot, and a cranky atheist talk show host and you'll never guess the outrageous mystery behind the orange car with stripes.
These days it seems like everyone is cashing in on the New Atheism craze, e...
A young black man is shot down in the streets in a drive-by. But a mistake has been made. Kelly shouldn't have died. So he's returned to Earth?in the body of a young comatose white woman married to a hot looking Latino narc cop. Can Kelly resolve the questions surrounding his death? What will happen to Amire, the woman he loved in his previous life? And, most important, can he resolve his marriage?now that he's a woman named Dagny?to another man? (http://www.graciecmckeever.com)
DeBarrie's Stationery Store needed help again. Somehow, the part-time people never worked out. It was a problem. One after another, the part-time people came and went, and sometimes, nobody ever found out what happened to them. The newest one seemed even more hopeless than usual. His job application announced "there's a man who follows me around and ruins everything I try to do".