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Youngblood Publications, 2014

Set in a small southern fictional town of Mayfield, Tennessee, Monroe Wooden has returned from New York to his family and hometown to attend the funeral of his beloved grandfather. While at home, Monroe hooks up with his old childhood friend named Duran Carter, old feelings igniting suppressed passion between Duran and Monroe. When Duran finds out that Monroe has a boyfriend back in New York, Duran becomes angry he goes beyond the limit to ...


Annihilation: Conquest, Book 2 (Bk. 2)
Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Dan Abnett, ...

Marvel, 2009

The next Annihilation epic continues with the newest addition to Marvel's galaxy of sci-fi stars and the last remaining Nova Corps centurian, as the action builds to the main event! Who is the haunted loner known as Wraith? Meanwhile, Rich Rider stood toe to toe with Annihilus, but can the Human Rocket face a foe that has an entire galaxy on lockdown? And finally, in the wake of the Phalanx's sneak attack on the Kree Empire, heroes separated by ...


Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide
Andrea Smith

South End Press, 2005

A recognized Native American scholar and co-founder of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, the largest grassroots, multiracial feminist organization in the country, Andrea Smith (Cherokee) is an emerging leader in progressive political circles. In Conquest , Smith places Native American women at the center of her analysis of sexual violence, challenging both conventional definitions of the term and conventional responses to the problem. ...


Conquest: Cortes, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico
Hugh Thomas

Simon & Schuster, 1995

THE UNPARALLELED HISTORY OF THE FALL OF OLD MEXICO Drawing on newly discovered sources and writing with brilliance, drama, and profound historical insight, Hugh Thomas presents an engrossing narrative of one of the most significant events of Western history. Ringing with the fury of two great empires locked in an epic battle, Conquest captures in extraordinary detail the Mexican and Spanish civilizations and offers unprecedented in-depth ...


Conquest: Star Force Series #4
B. V. Larson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

CONQUEST is the next chapter in the great interstellar war between all living creatures and the machines. Star Force must stop the machine invaders once again--but how? In the fourth book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs has freed Earth from the chains of the Macros--but at what cost? The Macros no longer trust him. He is a mad dog that must be put down--and all Star Force must be stamped out with him. The war expands in this story, and ...


Conquest (Conquest Series Book 1)

MLR Press,LLC, 2010

Vocally gifted singer, Jesse Alexander, has dreams of taking his band, Conquest, to the top. Evan Arden was thought of as a musical genius when at the height of his career he vanished from the spotlight. Together, their relationship is just as intense as their music careers. With success pushing down on them, Jesse must decide between his life of music, or his life with Evan.


The Social Conquest of Earth
Edward O. Wilson

Liveright, 2013

New York Times Bestseller From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O. Wilson's legendary career. Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends “the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first” ( Discover ). Refashioning the story of human evolution, Wilson draws on his remarkable knowledge of biology ...


Conquest: My Vampire Lover Part #1 (A Dark Realm Novella Series Sample)

Smashwords, 2013

Conquest (My Vampire Lover Part #1)  Caroline, a werewolf and princess of the Golden realm, has discovered a new love in her vampire captor. She's willing to risk everything, even her life, to prove to him she loves him and has forsaken all others including her family and her pack.  Redemption (My Vampire Lover Part #2) The story continues. Before Caroline fell for her vampire lover, she met Raphael, a warrior of the Dark realm ...


Conquest: A Kydd Sea Adventure (Kydd Sea Adventures)
Julian Stockwin

McBooks Press, 2012

Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar removed the spectre of invasion and England is now free to seek conquests and colonies in the furthest reaches of the world. Captain Kydd joins an expedition to take Dutch-held Cape Town, a strategic imperative to secure the rich trade-route to India. But even if the British can defeat the enemy and take possession of the capital, there is still more fighting to be done. Kydd and his men must defend the ...


Conquest: Book 1, The Chronicles of the Invaders (The Chronicles of the Invaders Trilogy)
John Connolly, Jennifer Ridyard

Atria/Emily Bestler Books, 2014

Earth is no longer ours. . . . It is ruled by the Illyri, a beautiful, civilized, yet ruthless alien species. But humankind has not given up the fight, and Paul Kerr is one of a new generation of young Resistance leaders waging war on the invaders. Syl Hellais is the first of the Illyri to be born on Earth. Trapped inside the walls of her father’s stronghold, hated by the humans, she longs to escape. But on her sixteenth birthday, ...


Conquest of Mind: Take Charge of Your Thoughts and Reshape Your Life Through Meditation (Essential Easwaran ...
Eknath Easwaran

Nilgiri Press, 2010

Getting caught in unwanted thoughts and emotions can feel like an inevitable part of life. But Eknath Easwaran, a world-famous spiritual teacher who taught meditation for nearly 40 years, shows a way to break free. Just as a fitness routine can result in a strong, supple body, spiritual disciplines can shape a secure personality and a resilient, loving mind. Best of all, these opportunities to grow stronger spiritually arise not only during ...


Conquest of Earth (Stellar Conquest Series Book 4)

Reaper Press, 2014

Conquest of Earth is Book 4 of the Stellar Conquest series. Find Book 1, First Conquest, within the anthology Planetary Assault, or go back 100 years to where it all began, the military sci-fi thriller The Eden Plague. Poised to reconquer humanity's home, Captain Absen and Conquest are confronted with a new enemy that upsets the balance of power and changes everything EarthFleet expected. Their struggle to free Earth becomes instead a ...


Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
Matthew Restall

Oxford University Press, 2004

Here is an intriguing exploration of the ways in which the history of the Spanish Conquest has been misread and passed down to become popular knowledge of these events. The book offers a fresh account of the activities of the best-known conquistadors and explorers, including Columbus, Cortés, and Pizarro. Using a wide array of sources, historian Matthew Restall highlights seven key myths, uncovering the source of the inaccuracies and ...


Conquest: Edge of Victory I (Star Wars, The New Jedi Order #7)
Greg Keyes

LucasBooks, 2001

The dazzling Star Wars space adventure continues in The New Jedi Order as Luke Skywalker, Anakin Solo, Mara Jade Skywalker, and others battle their deadliest enemy in a tale of nonstop action, shadowy evil, and spectacular triumph . . . No longer content with the destruction the Yuuzhan Vong have already sown, Warmaster Tsavong Lah has demanded the heads of all the Jedi. Now the Jedi Knights are in terrible danger–and none more so ...


The Conquest of the Incas
John Hemming

Mariner Books, 2003

“Distinguished by an extraordinary empathy, a feeling of one’s way into the minds of the sixteenth-century Spaniards and Indians . . . Provocative.” — New York Times “An extraordinary book. Combining rigorous historical research and profound analysis with stylistic elegance, this work allows the reader to appreciate the tragic and fabulous history of the Incan empire in all its richness and diversity. It reads like the most ...


The Conquest of the Ocean
Brian Lavery

DK ADULT, 2013

A captivating tale spanning 5,000 years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea voyages involving great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity. Explore the ...


The Conquest of Happiness
Bertrand Russell

Liveright, 2013

“Should be read by every parent, teacher, minister, and Congressman in the land.”— The Atlantic In The Conquest of Happiness , first published by Liveright in 1930, iconoclastic philosopher Bertrand Russell attempted to diagnose the myriad causes of unhappiness in modern life and chart a path out of the seemingly inescapable malaise so prevalent even in safe and prosperous Western societies. More than eighty years later, Russell’s ...


Midnight Conquest (Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles Book 1)

Mystical Press, 2013

Sign up for my VIP Club to be entered into my quarterly drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Stewart Glen, Scotland - 1514 Masked in a Gypsy guise, Broderick MacDougal hides his vampiric identity while seeking to destroy the man who slaughtered his family. When an old Clan rival ensnares Broderick in a trap using an enticing widow, he is compelled to discover if she is bait or an accomplice, and the cinnamon-haired beauty is his next ...


The Conquest of Peru

Nisyros Publishers, 2014

No history of the conquest of Peru, founded on original documents, and aspiring to the credit of a classic composition, like the "Conquest of Mexico" by Solis, has been attempted, as far as I am aware, by the Spaniards. The English possess one of high value, from the pen of Robertson, whose masterly sketch occupies its due space in his great work on America. It has been my object to exhibit this same story, in all its romantic details; not ...


Conquest (Sexy Science-Fiction Romance Short Story) (Off-World Series Book 3)

Light Street Press, 2013

Off-World Series, Volume #3, from NY Times Best-Selling Author Rebecca York PRAISE FOR REBECCA YORK Rebecca York delivers page-turning suspense. --Nora Roberts  No one sends more chills down your spine than the very creative and imaginative Ms. York!  --Melinda Helfer, Romantic Times OVERVIEW CONQUEST is a science-fiction romance short story inspired by the example of Worf, the only Klingon member of Star Fleet. ...



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