Commander Chloe “Bear” Bailey is a bad ass soldier in the Highland Maritime Corps. In this first book of the series, Commander Bailey finds out that her life isn’t what she thought it was. In fact, her whole life has been one great big lie!
Join Commander Bailey, along with her greatest ally, in an effort to defeat the greatest threat to the universe. Find out what secrets are being kept from her. And laugh out loud at her wisecracking, fourth wall breaking, sarcastic wit.
Strap in for one hell of a ride. This fast paced book will leave you craving more action, laughs, and crazy science.
“The Art of Meeting Management : A Comprehensive Guide to Manage Professional Meeting ,Virtual Meeting , Events, and Conventions” by J.W.DIONNE
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Half of all meetings are a waste of time – Here’s how to make sure your meetings aren’t!
According to a Clarizen/Harris Poll survey, the average American worker spends 4.5 hours every week in general status meetings, and an additional 4.6 hours preparing for these meetings.
And that’s not counting other meetings you can get called for at various times of the day..
But just 11% of survey respondents said all of their meetings were productive. And with 67% of workers saying meetings are keeping them from doing their job, why do companies still keep having them?
The thing is, meetings are essential in any organization.
Collaboration, discussion, and interaction are the lifeblood of a company’s progress and innovation.
Unfortunately, meetings can hamper these collaborations when they’re poorly planned, badly run, and haphazardly organized.
With the guidance and advice of meeting management expert J.W. Dionne, you’ll find out exactly what you have to do.
In The Art of Meeting Management, you will discover:
- How to have engaging, productive, and worthwhile meetings with the 6 Ps of Effective Meetings
- 5 meetings that could have been an email – these situations don’t actually require a meeting
- How to make meetings more inclusive and get even the quietest and most introverted attendees to speak up
- Useful skills you need to develop that will help you facilitate meetings, so they run smoothly
- The powerful psychological tool to apply in your meetings that will improve follow-through and promote compliance
- Why it’s better to have two short meetings than a long one
- Why you should encourage conflict during your meetings – and how to prevent it from getting out of hand
- Fun ideas for virtual meeting openers that will get your attendees engaged and ready to go
With the state of Florida for a backdrop, Raines in the Day, is the story of one man’s life as it unfolds through the first half of the 20th Century. Rich with the bittersweet gifts of life and infused with the beauty of the sea and the outdoors, Raines in the Day details John Raines journey through loss, love, and healing. With appeal to readers of Patrick Smith’s A Land Remembered, and Richard Powell’s I Take This Land, John Raines’ journey is a portrait of a man grappling with inner and outer changes, struggling to understand his own heart, and fighting to move beyond the losses and limitations of his past. The second in the Raines Family trilogy, Raines in the Day takes up where the first volume, Men Without Hate, left off.
Phoenix has always struggled with himself, doubting his self-worth. When someone from his past surfaces and brings the news of his mother’s disappearance, it launches Phoenix in a desperate search that will define him.
In his search, he uncovers an ancient secret that lies beneath the University. Something that people are willing to kill over and that holds power. Fearing for the ones that he loves, he has to face his darkest struggle and while doing so, will uncover the truth about himself. One that was hidden his entire life. Will he be enough to save them and survive?
A story set in the hills of Oxford, Mississippi as they discover a world hidden right in plain sight. The Lost Son is a debut of discovery, conquering fear, and the struggle to build yourself up from a past some wish to forget. So, you can show the world what was lost all this time.
A time traveler has seven days to save the world, but an evil lurks in the shadows.
Tej can travel through time, possess a man, and bend his will. But he is a raw time demon, he needs to be taught.
Then he meets Rigu, his savior, his guru, who bears bad news.
Billions are going to die in a single instant, on a fateful day in the far future. A nefarious entity is concocting this doomsday.
Rigu and Tej together can stop this apocalypse, but saving the world doesn’t motivate Tej. He shares a dark past with his nemesis, and vengeance is due.
As he begins his time travel journey, he realizes his enemy is far stealthier than he thought, and time is running out.
If you like fast-paced stories, you will love this time travel fantasy with unexpected twists.
Always Bite Off More Than You Can Chew is an attempt to change the “stay in your safe zone” mindset. The chapters, each named as a rock song, contain short stories from my life. Every story dictates a different challenge that I faced, and overcame, using my solution-centric and risky-yet-rewarding approach towards life. I believe that this book will help thousands of people get out of misery and truly be the controllers of their own destiny.
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The name Bukut is a belizean name given to the Cassia Grandis tree of the rain-forest in riverine and roadside situations of Central and South America and the Caribbean, in West Africa and other tropical countries. The Bukut tree is one of the most treasured trees for its value and medicinal benefits but only few people are privy to the ancient knowledge and use Bukut. It’s dark color and pungent smell deters many away from this potent plant. Like the Bukut tree, Belize has a rich culture and history and this books explains the history of the people of Belize.
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One night late a maintenance man was working in the theatre. As he reached over to turn off the lights, something moved from underneath a tarp and the story was born. Vampire bats flew out and bit him. They never dreamed he would bite back absorbing their power and the sacred blood. In all of the mayhem, an outcast bat and the maintenance man survived, they become friends. This little bat teaches him how to be a vampire and prepare for an army of monsters that are coming to retake the blood of the ancients. Because they are telepathic, they know what he has done and where he is. Now they’re coming. Hiding in plain sight he continues with his duties night after night the shows go on uninterrupted after all who can he tell? His boss? Doubt that everyone would think he’s lost his mind. Some trusted coworkers and friends are converted into creatures of the night. They prepare as they struggle to master the abilities they possess while running a theatre every night. A one-way bat plague is sweeping across the land, leaving a path of death and destruction. Revenge burns hot in their blood. There almost here…
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Peek under the drape …
The body is in pain. So around the world the massage industry is booming, from airport massage bars and upscale spas to risque outcall and down-market parlors. By turns holistic and erotic but always zesty, Massage World is a multicultural thriller and concerns one driven massage therapist, Ingrid Swanson, opening a straight, grandiose health spa — Massage World — against the wishes of a wild parlor lord.
Jack Cobb endeavors to take her business over through massage wars where a corrupt undercover vice dick solicits unlawful “extras.” Zany media coverage of a raid incites a neighborhood organization to picket and protest and so much more. Until the cavalry comes in the form of a lesbian biker gang … making for a mind-blowing world of massage peopled with a rogues gallery found in the nether reaches of a Dionysian dream.
Finding out that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be so hard on a family. Everyone is left to worry about what this diagnosis will mean for the family, and how the symptoms will affect you. What if it didn’t need to be this way, though?
The moment of diagnosis is a critical point at which you and your loved ones can do something about it. Finding out that you or a loved one has this disease is no longer the hopeless sentence that it once was.
Due to my experience in charity organizations and quest for reaching out to those in greatest need, every disease which does not have a human cure attracts my attention and this time Autism Spectrum Disorder falls into this category.
This book can be of great help to those having symptoms or diagnosed with this disease as well as those caring for them.
As humans we are called to be each other’s keeper and this book gives us an insight on how to recognize and take care of either our loved ones or any other fellow humans suffering from autism spectrum disorder including Asperger’s Syndrome.
Destiny – Eagle’s Sword -A Legend Begins
The first book in a timeless saga.
A prophecy whispered through cautious lips is coming to pass. Three brothers will rise from its verses. They alone can turn the foretold into reality, before the last embers of hope are extinguished in the hearts of men. Victory or death is their inevitable… Destiny. An Empire hungry for power and wealth is casting its shadow over the city-state of Highground. Lied to, and betrayed, the Highlanders are forced to fight for survival. If they are to escape the clutches of their enemy, they must achieve the impossible and escape through the mountains before they perish in the snows of winter. Outnumbered and against all odds, Davos and a depleted Highground army are all that stand between the Mander and an exodus of Highground’s civilians. An eagle watches as the cold hand of fate reaches out for Davos Saberlund. If he is to survive he must undertake a journey like no other.
What is an amnesiac to do? In a world of monsters, a stranger with a lost, forgotten past seeks the great wish-granting king for answers. But is it worth the cost?
Finding himself in a world he doesn’t understand, with a voice in his head and a strange being guiding him, he travels to the city of Astra where the great king dwells. And the answers might be found. With the friends he makes along the way, this stranger faces each new challenge the world throws at him in this journey of action and adventure. With no memories to guide him, all he can do is chase this single desire.
“Who am I?” That is the question that burns inside him.
In Astra, the greatest challenge awaits him. To gain what he seeks, he must pay through violence. Only the death of a monster can give him what he desires, the answer he seeks. But can he stand up to the dangers of this unknown world or will be crumble beneath the toils of monster slaying and his own growing fear?
Every wish comes with a price.