Geologist Trace Brandon has traded mining in Washington State for the sunshine and warm waters of the Cayman Islands. For the past year, his only encounters with crooks have been social, and no one has tried to kill him. But a phone call from Cyrus “the Virus” McSweeny lures Trace into a dangerous new mining project. This time the query is West African alluvial diamonds: rare and extremely valuable…green diamonds.
In the steamy backwater city of Monrovia, Trace and his partner, Will Coffee, team up with expat mining engineer Gordon Watson and an Idaho potato-farmer-turned-diamond-miner known as the “Mormon.” Together, they will make an extraordinary find—what miners call a “First Water Stone.”
When rebels attempt a coup, Trace and his partners are caught up in violence and treachery that threaten to engulf them all…
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In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq.
Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family. Within hours Jack and Bear are detained.
All Jack wanted was to finish his enlistment and move on with his life. All he did was intervene and save a family from unwarranted violence at the hands of four CIA agents. But he soon discovers that he did far more than intervene. He has placed himself dead square in the middle of a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of the U.S. government.
>A terrified woman erases her past to escape her abusive husband. Taking her children, she disappears from Texas only to reinvent herself as a teacher in a remote Alaskan village. She fights to survive the harsh environment, while ever mindful of the danger stalking her.
A complication emerges in the form of her new boss who is unaware of her entanglement and pursues her with a passion. Hungry for a father figure, her young children immediately take to him, but she is haunted by the cruel man who battered her. Can a good man heal her scars and gain her trust?
As she evolves in her new role, she becomes stronger as a person. Back in Texas, her sister draws the abuser’s fury and becomes his new victim. When her past catches up with her, she is not the same woman who ran away. She puts her life on the line to protect her children, but will she survive the wrath of a sociopath bent on revenge?
Alex Boudreau has been trained to win…at any cost. Lured by a sacred trust back into a life of stealth and undercover thievery, Alex confronts a tormented past laced with guilt, self-proclaimed failure and deception. Faced with gripping, split-second decisions that would forever shape the future, Alex plunges, once again, into the world of corporate intrigue, greed and deceit. After stealing a top-secret genetically engineered drug, Alex discovers the stolen information contains the specs to create a viral weapon – a weapon designed to threaten the world. Now the target of cold, calculating men with unlimited resources, nerves and wits are the only weapons available to unearth the identity of these men who are determined to kill not only Alex, but millions of others.
December 2012, a massive solar storm knocks out the power grid. Three hundred million Americans are suddenly faced with a survival situation. They have no water, electricity or fuel. Food rapidly disappears from the store shelves, not to be replaced. Only three percent will survive. Those three percent will have much in common. What does it take to be one of them?
Frugal Cooking With Beans: Over 40 Deliciously Simple Bean Recipes Using Dry & Canned Beans
Beans are frugal, full of protein, and so versatile. And did I mention delicious? Yes, they are delicious and many times don’t even need meat to make them so. So many varied flavors – You’re sure to find one that’s your favorite.
This book has over 40 delicious & simple recipes – each with a full-color picture – most having both vegetarian and non-vegetarian versions. Soups, salads, breakfast dishes, casseroles, appetizers, snacks – so many ways you can use beans to add flavor and nutrition as well as help ease the strain on your pocketbook.
Learn how to properly soak, how to convert from canned beans to dry if your recipe calls for dry (and vice versa). Plus a couple of my favorite bread recipes that were handed down from my mother to accompany your beans.
Whether you’re stocking up on beans for future emergencies, a vegetarian looking for more bean options, someone looking to save money on your food budget, or you just love beans – This book is for you!
When a young apprentice makes a mysterious elixir from a recipe in an old book, she’s suddenly the talisman for a daring Gamesman – and the weapon in the conspiracy against a prince.
Marra never heard of Birr Elixir. But when Drail sees the potion in her dead mistress’s book, she agrees to make it. Even lacking the right ingredient.
And after drinking it, Drail and his men defeat a Skullan team – something no one has ever done before. Marra is offered a place as his traveling potions mistress. Full of doubts of her own ability, she takes the chance to escape her slave-like existence.
Then her potions woke a man who was not supposed to wake.
Now every day draws more attention from the True Masters. And their motives – and morals – are not for the faint of heart.
If they discover the truth …
Field Of Love: Power Love & Fortune On The Road To Enlightenment A True Story
A true story of passion, fortune and transcendence. This is an inspiring account of a young boy who enters the seminary with the dream of priesthood, but becomes a multi-millionaire entrepreneur whose heart’s desire is to commune with the divine.
Adventures take him many times around the world where he is met with everything from gurus and gun-toting devotees to venture capitalists and prostitutes.The result is one magnificent expression of what he calls the Field of Love. The protagonist Martin was the co-founder, and CEO of two multi-million dollar companies he took public, in 1988 and 1993. In his adventures, he lives in India and manages an ashram for 4 years in the US in the late 70’s. Practicing meditation for over 40 years he rejoices at age 41 as he retires to devote full time to his practices. The book contains approximately 150 short chapters, each is an entertaining gem in and of itself. Field of Love takes the reader on a trip that is enlightening, shocking, funny and sometimes mind-blowing . The story is a disarmingly intimate glimpse into the profound process of spiritual awakening.
Worse Things Happen At Sea: A Very Funny Romantic Comedy
Beverley Wilkins promised herself when she started working at Britannia Royal Naval College, the Royal Navy’s premier officer training establishment, that she would eventually become that most envied of creatures – an officer’s wife.
She might be divorced and in her mid 40s, but it doesn’t mean she’s given up on romance – after all, she’s seen ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’…
The only problem is that so far, the only man in her life is her dog Nelson who unfortunately has a mind of his own – not for nothing is he named after Britain’s greatest hero.
But it’s a new term which means new officers… Anything could happen…!
What if a terrorist were a computer virus, its weapon a defect, and its target the U.S. military’? Welcome to the present, where the lines are blurred between terrorists and governments, virtual worlds and reality. In a war of information, everyone is on the frontline.
Steve Donovan, founder of NEXUS Corp, has developed a virtual technology that could help his daughter walk again. Riddled with guilt over the accident that crippled Brooke, Donovan buries himself in developing the Nexus. But when a young girl dies using the Nexus and a defect is discovered, NEXUS CEO Austin Wheeler decides lawsuits are cheaper than a recall. Exploiting the defect that triggers fatal seizures, a hacker introduces a deadly virus in the form of a virtual serial killer. Torn between his conscious and his invention, and distracted by a sexy federal investigator and a bottle of scotch, Donovan chases the killer through uncharted virtual worlds, where nothing is as it seems. He discovers a conspiracy that threatens U. S. security and Brooke’s life. As two superpowers face off in global confrontation, Donovan realizes that in order to stop the killer, he must break the TERMINAL CONNECTION.
It is the last days of the great Nephite nation and their civilization teeters on the brink of devastating war. Their blood-enemies and rival nation, the Lamanites, have sworn their destruction. As the conflict unfolds upon this ancient American landscape, courageous heroes fight to defend their people against ruthless forces of evil.
Amaron and his Ten Scouts, Zelph the White Lamanite, and Anathoth the Lamanite general—all must face the Gadianton Master Akish-Antum, as he orchestrates the greatest terror the land has ever known.
In a world at war, who will rise to become the heroes of the fallen?
Hippity, Hoppity and Skipper are the best of friends until Goat comes along and causes an argument about who’s the fastest. Soon the whole farm turns out to watch them compete. What happens when friends no longer think alike and who will win the great race?
Richly illustrated in 18 colorful pages, RABBIT RUN is a tale for children and grownups alike about what matters in friendship and about doing your best.
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