The thrill of victory, agony of defeat and human drama of competition are the fundamental allure of sport. Its glorious unpredictability is truly captivating and nothing captures our imagination more than a contest which suddenly comes alive after the result appeared to be a foregone conclusion. Whether it's the anguish of a choke or the brilliance of a comeback, Days of Miracle and Wonder captures these moments and tells the unique stories behind 25 of the most incredible sporting victories.
DARDAGAT had it all. He was a knight of the kingdom of Okeanos, a well-respected champion of King Ponteus, a friend of the said king’s niece and a fiancé to the kingdom’s princess. But when his betrothed unexpectedly falls in love with and leaves the waters for a land-dweller, Dardagat’s hope of ever becoming her groom sinks to the bottom of the sea. CORDELIA bore it all. She was a Sea Witch, shunned by the other sea-dwellers not only for her looks or her breed’s nomadic lifestyle, but also for the danger she and her magic posed.
THEY SAY CATS HAVE NINE LIVES. However, cougar shapeshifter Jake Palmer has just the one, and he doesn’t intend to go down without a fight. Picking up from where the first book in the Between States shapeshifter series left off, author Sean Catt once again hauls us out of our cosy, familiar world, and pulls us down into the dark, shadowy world inhabited by shapeshifters.
Convinced the dangers they faced during their trip from Utah to California are all behind them, Jake and Billy embark on a ‘get away from it all’ road trip up to San Francisco.
Do you want a bright, sunny life? Do you want positive energy every day? Do you imagine yourself happy and successful? In this new book, The Technology of Positive Thinking, you will learn new strategies for transforming your brain into a positive and optimistic entity. You will get to know very effective techniques for making your life sunny, happy, positive, optimistic, successful, and bright every day.
You are able to immerse into the psychology of wealthy people. You need to copy their behavior in order to become wealthy like them. This book contains 15 'red flags' which are the things strictly avoided by really rich and successful people (that's what sets the rich and poor people apart). In addition to the information about things to avoid, you will learn about special wealth keys (things, which have to be done in each specific situation).
What began as a competition amongst friends, lovers and Romantic poets resulted in a dream that inspired one of the classic novels of English literature. While traveling through Switzerland at the tender age of 18 with her future husband Percy Shelley and Lord Byron, Mary Shelley won the friendly competition to write the best horror story. Mary dreamt about a scientific experiment gone wrong at Germany’s Frankenstein castle, which she visited just days before, and the resulting story evolved into an iconic novel of the Romantic era.
It all began on that day… Like a typical teenager, Ella longs for a life she doesn’t have, dreaming of the extravagant world of Hollywood stars. But when her mother’s extraordinary luck makes her wish come true, it doesn't take long for Ella to desperately want to take back that wish. As strange events transpire, sucking her family deep into the darkest hole, she realizes that wish fulfillment has its consequences.
"Journey Toward Healing" is a mystery story, a light romance and a book of inspiration with a Christian message. This powerful narrative reflects Benedicta' journey, that of a strong single woman, challenged to become healthy again and assist her sister, Brie, to recover from a mental illness. At the same time, Benedicta must go up against an evil assailant bent on the destruction of the two sisters.
Procrastination is a really big problem which is changing the directions of your life in the wrong tunnel which has no light at the end! Do you feel yourself not taking actions and often feel tired like there is nothing new in life or maybe you are disconnected from your purpose? Do you find yourself not taking actions and regretting at a later point in life? The truth is, you may not realize this by now but procrastinating every day is a shortcut to failure and attracting bad moments, negativity in life.
Kid's first story about the never-ending love between mom and a child. Meet adorable bird families and enjoy a sweet poetic tale that’s perfect for reading as a bedtime story! Your children will be ready for sleep and know that they are loved and cherished when you read this bedtime story to them. This book provides a sweet message to share with your kids to let them know that they are special and loved. A carefully illustrated adventure story with seek-and-find activities will help your children explore the world in a fun way.
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