Strong ambition drives Beck Blades, an aspiring writer from rural Nebraska, to become obsessed with having big Hollywood studios make movies based on his fiction stories. Taking a heavy toll on his marriage, Beck’s writing ambition soon proves hard to achieve. However, he is not a man to give up, even as rejections trail his efforts. He continues to write one fiction story after another with no breakthrough, until he writes his eleventh one, the unusual one, which grabs headlines through an unexpected route.
I understand America is a free country, however, that does not white people should feel free to harass and disrespect the life of African Americans. Nosy white people are making it a sick habit of calling police on African Americans for the sake of amusement and maybe to see police brutality. Nosy white people should be concerned about the urban terrorist in their families that are conducting mass killings because someone hurt their feelings.
Courtney Morgan is a female knuckle-ball pitcher trying to break into professional baseball. Parker Westfall is an aging slugger with one last chance at the ultimate carrot—a spot on a major-league roster. She’s gorgeous, and he’s having the season of his life. Together, they’ll try to change a losing team’s fortunes on their way to the big show. But when tragedy strikes, will their dreams still matter?
Goddess of Battle is a tale of two young women living on opposite sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- one an immigrant from the U.S. and a soldier, the other a Palestinian student and wife. The violence impacts on both their lives but when they meet, they see a potential for friendship that bridges that divide of hatred and forge a relationship they hope might help change the world. It is a story that highlights the possibility of resolving bloodshed from the grassroots, and mirrors a small but growing reality that many don't know exists.
After being injured in the army, Daniel lost consciousness and died clinically. He awoke with the ability to see ghosts -- millions of them, walking among us every day. Once he got used to this new reality, Daniel befriends a ghost named Martin Sandler, who was murdered in the Holocaust while trying to save his family. Martin offers his powers to help Daniel make money. In return, Daniel agrees to find the descendants of any survivors of Martin’s family and give them half of that money.
5-star editorial reviews! In Life in the Hollywood Lane, Trish, a 40-year-old actor, travels the journey of grief with dedication if not always grace, knows the ins and outs of how "the industry" works, follows her dreams, and finds that crazy life might not be as bad as she'd convinced herself it was. While this is a book about a woman whose best friend commits suicide, it's funny, quirky, wise, and inspirational--not a downer.
51 key advice and fundamental principles for selling more and succeed selling. If you sell or want to sell, this book is for you. Turn your sales into extraordinary with hundreds of priceless concepts and essential advice for selling more. A book 100% loaded with techniques for professional success and essential tips for negotiating and selling, written from experience. The second book in the "Salesman’s Thoughts" series, a series of sales books - independent but complementary - about fundamental and timeless concepts ...
5 Dark Mermaid tales brimming with forbidden romances, curious underwater worlds, and kick-ass revenge seeking sirens. Get lost in Alexia Purdy’s imaginative world of legends where in the depths of the ocean, an ancient creature awakens with a horrendous appetite and begins to hunt in Bloodtides and Slipstreams. Seek vengeance against ancient Grecian Gods in Jessica Ozment’s account of how one siren risks it all to break an unsightly curse Poseidon casts upon her, forcing her to dredge her land-loving soulmate from one side of the sea to the other ...
Holly enjoys her days waitressing and managing the front of house in her mum's restaurant, The Workhouse. She is a beautiful and popular teen living an idyllic life with a handsome footballer for a boyfriend. The restaurant is always busy and she enjoys chatting to the customers, although she may wish she had not shown interest in a weary, depressed looking man sitting alone at the bar one evening. A robbery at the local bank appears to have gone horribly wrong with car chases through country lanes and the getaway driver getting more than he bargained for.
'blank tapes' returns with 17 new weird and dangerous tales. This is not a typical collection of stories. If you feel discomfort, uneasiness, a sense of disassociation and mild paranoia after reading these stories the publisher cannot be held responsible. 'blank tapes' is a challenging and daring mix of poetry, experimental fiction and short stories with dark themes. It is not for the faint of heart, weak of bladder and narrow of mind.