Troubleshooters: They Never Let You Down. The first addictive romantic suspense novel in New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, filled with thrilling adventure, excitement and passion. In THE UNSUNG HERO, Lieutenant Tom Paoletti faces a fight with the enemy of his nightmares if he is to have a chance of a life with the woman of his dreams, Kelly Ashton. After a near-fatal head injury, Navy SEAL Lieutenant Tom Paoletti is ordered to take a leave of absence from his team. Although it's the last thing he wants, Tom decides to make the best of a visit home to New England - and a chance to reconnect with childhood sweetheart Kelly Ashton. Kelly, now a doctor, has returned home to lick her wounds following a failed marriage but she has never forgotten Tom, the once infamous bad boy of the town. When Tom catches a terrifying glimpse of an international terrorist in their hometown, and the Navy dismisses the danger as injury-induced imaginings, Kelly is the one person who never doubts him. Creating his own makeshift counterterrorist team from his most loyal officers and the town's residents, Tom knows they must save the day if he is to have one last chance for happiness with Kelly...
Have you ever seen a guy climbing an electric pole or working on electric lines from a bucket truck? That guy is a Lineman. Linemen work very hard to keep our power on. This book is a token of appreciation to all linemen. Enjoy the detailed illustrations and fun text. Share it with the children in your life-share it with everyone!
Life was boring and predictable until the day the angel showed up. Erica James believed in angels, but she’d never met one personally. An unhappy, quiet, Christian housewife who never said no to anyone, she was shocked by the extraordinary encounter that propelled her into an intrigue of national importance. The life of a man pivotal to the future of the country and Christianity itself is in danger, and Erica and a gifted team of fellow Christians must save him. Drawing on the strengths and abilities honed as a mom, Erica discovers a power she never knew she had. This fast-paced yet insightful novel is full of captivating suspense, romance, and action. A page-turner with an inspiring message, Mission of the Unsung Hero will challenge and entertain readers of all ages.
The Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author tells the moving story of the friendship between a young white boy and a Black WWII veteran who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South. On Gabriel's twelfth birthday, he gets a new bike--and is so excited that he accidentally rides it right into the path of a car. Fortunately, a Black man named Meriwether pushes him out of the way just in time, and fixes his damaged bike. As a thank you, Gabriel gets him a job at his dad's auto shop. Gabriel's dad hires him with some hesitation, however, anticipating trouble with the other mechanic, who makes no secret of his racist opinions. Gabriel and Meriwether become friends, and Gabriel learns that Meriwether drove a tank in the Army's all-Black 761st Tank Battalion in WWII. Meriwether is proud of his service, but has to keep it a secret because talking about it could be dangerous. Sadly, danger finds Meriwether, anyway, when his family receives a frightening threat. The South being the way it is, there's no guarantee that the police will help--and Gabriel doesn't know what will happen if Meriwether feels forced to take the law into his own hands.
Release on 2015-03 | by Umesh Kotru,Ashutosh Zutshi
Author: Umesh Kotru,Ashutosh Zutshi
Pubpsher: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
Then, the exquisitely handsome body of Karna of generous acts, who should have been worthy of perpetual happiness, let go of that refulgent head with the kind of extreme reluctance evinced by a wealthy person in leaving his own prosperous home, or by a saintly one in forsaking virtuous company. [The Mahabharata, Karna-Parva; 91.53-54] In these lines of evocative pathos, the Mahabharata pays its ultimate tribute to Karna, who has hardly a rival in world literature to match his credentials as a uniquely nuanced heroes' hero – towering above Hector in righteous valour, above Arjuna in generosity, and above all else in conscientious attachment to the principles of noblesse oblige. This is the intriguing story of a hero who, despite being born to royalty was, like the Biblical Moses, cast away by his mother. Brought up lovingly by a lowly charioteer and his wife, his whole life was one great struggle against cruel destiny, and against all the odds placed in his way by the inequities of his time. In the process, he blazed a new trail of glory, emerging as the adorable exemplar of purushakaara (manly effort), with tremendous achievements both as a man and also as a warrior. Yet society never gave him his due, despite being as upright as Yudhishthira, as strong as Bhima, as skilful as Arjuna, as handsome as Nakula and as intelligent as Sahadeva. Rebuffed and insulted by society at every step, he developed some flaws engendered by a defiant spirit and nurtured by association with the evil designs of Duryodhana, his benefactor prince. But those very contrarieties seem to enhance and enliven the dramatic appeal of his character as one of the brightest stars of the Mahabharata's star cast. Written in an engagingly flowing style and with an imaginative transcreation of the epic storyline, Karna: the Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata should strike a responsive chord in the minds, specifically of today's Mahabharata aficionados and generally of all lovers of exalted human drama.
Struggling to regain his memory after a near-fatal head injury, Navy SEAL Tom Paoletti must simultaneously try to stop an international terrorist with the help of Dr. Kelly Ashton, his childhood girlfriend who is now all grown up.
"Thomas Jefferson's Corps of Discovery included Captains Lewis and Clark and a crew of 28 men to chart a route from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean. All the crew but one volunteered for the mission. York, the enslaved man taken on the journey, did not choose to go. Slaves did not have choices. York's contributions to the expedition, however, were invaluable. The captains came to rely on York's judgement, determination, and peacemaking role with the American Indian nations they encountered. But as York's independence and status rose on the journey, the question remained what status he would carry once the expedition was over. This is his story."--Provided by publisher.