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Comet's Tale: How the Dog I Rescued Saved My Life
Comet’s Tale is a story about a friendship between two former winners, both a little down on their luck, who together stage a remarkable comeback. A former hard-driving attorney, Steven Wolf has reluctantly left his job and family and moved to Arizona for its warm winter climate. There he is drawn to a local group that rescues abused racing greyhounds. Although he can barely take care of himself because of a spinal condition, Wolf adopts ...
An Echo in the Darkness (Mark of the Lion)
This moving tale of first-century Rome continues. God’s forgiveness and redemption triumph as the young Hadassah risks her life for the one who would have destroyed her. Two cassettes Three hours Abridged
A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog’s search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dog’s Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here? Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey’s search for his new life’s meaning leads him into ...
Beautiful Outlaw: Experiencing the Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant Personality of Jesus
Reading the Gospels without knowing the personality of Jesus is like watching television with the sound turned off. The result is a dry, two dimensional person doing strange, undecipherable things. In BEAUTIFUL OUTLAW, John Eldredge removes the religious varnish to help readers discover stunning new insights into the humanity of Jesus. He was accused of breaking the law, keeping bad company, heavy drinking. Of being the devil himself. He was ...
You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times
Joseph’s pit came in the form of a cistern. Yours came in the form of a diagnosis, a foster home, or a traumatic injury. Joseph was thrown into a hole and despised. And you? Thrown into an unemployment line and forgotten, into a divorce and betrayed, into a bed and abused. The pit. Life is reduced to one quest: to get out and never get hurt again. Not simply done. Pits have no easy exit. Joseph’s story got worse before it got better. ...
The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic
Mark R. Levin
MARK R. LEVIN HAS MADE THE CASE, IN NUMEROUS NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOKS— MEN IN BLACK , LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, AND AMERITOPIA —THAT THE PRINCIPLES UNDERGIRDING OUR SOCIETY AND GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM ARE UNRAVELING. IN THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS , HE TURNS TO THE FOUNDING FATHERS AND THE CONSTITUTION ITSELF FOR GUIDANCE IN RESTORING THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC. For a century, the Statists have steadfastly constructed a federal Leviathan, ...
The Auschwitz Escape
Joel C. Rosenberg
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
A terrible darkness has fallen upon Jacob Weisz’s beloved Germany. The Nazi regime, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, has surged to power and now hold Germany by the throat. All non-Aryans—especially Jews like Jacob and his family—are treated like dogs. When tragedy strikes during one terrible night of violence, Jacob flees and joins rebel forces working to undermine the regime. But after a raid goes horribly wrong, Jacob finds ...
Book 3 of The Fatal Series by New York Times bestselling author Marie Force. A special Fatal series bonus novella, Fatal Destiny , is also included! Politics can be murder.... Lieutenant Sam Holland has no sooner accepted Senator Nick Cappuano's proposal than she's back on the job. A woman has been found brutally murdered and evidence points to Henry Lightfeather, a senator and close friend of Nick's. While Sam investigates, Nick stands by ...
All But My Life
Gerda Weissmann Klein
All But My Life is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man who was to become her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945, Gerda takes the reader on a terrifying journey. Gerda's serene and idyllic childhood is shattered when Nazis ...
The Language of Letting Go
Melody Beattie integrates her own life experiences and fundamental recovery reflections in this unique daily meditation book written especially for those of us who struggle with the issue of codependency. Problems are made to be solved, Melody reminds us, and the best thing we can do is take responsibility for our own pain and self-care. In this daily inspirational book, Melody provides us with a thought to guide us through the day and she ...
A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts
From flamboyant prankster Pete Conrad to scientist Jack Schmitt, who had to prove he was made of the "right stuff" to go to the moon, memorable characters abound in this brilliant chronicle of the Apollo missions. Chaikin makes technological details accessible to the lay person and gives each aspect of a moon voyage a minute-by-minute breathlessness. 16 photos.
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel . Hansel and Gretel . Cinderella . Sleeping Beauty . But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happilybut they're often far more interesting. This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes all our cherished favorites Snow ...
Fate is the Hunter: A Pilot's Memoir
Ernest K. Gann
Simon & Schuster
Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting both the triumphs and terrors of pilots who flew when flying was anything but routine.
Daily Guideposts 2013: A Spirit-Lifting Devotional
America's favorite devotional, with more than 20 million copies sold, Daily Guideposts is a trusted companion, helping readers to live and grow their faith in their everyday lives. In just five minutes a day, Daily Guideposts helps its readers find spiritual richness in their own lives every day of the year. And it makes them part of a remarkable family of readers and writers brought together by a common faith and united by heartfelt ...
I'll Remember You (Hell Yeah!) (Volume 11)
Beau Coup Publishing
**"I'll Remember You - Hell Yeah! Book Eleven is NOT meant to be a stand-alone book. It ties loose ends together from previous books and brings Aron McCoy home. There will be references to earlier events." ** Continuing the Hell Yeah! Series with Book Eleven - Aron's Homecoming! Aron and Libby McCoy became husband and wife. No woman could desire a more perfect love. But tragedy struck... while diving on their honeymoon, ...
One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season
The Inspirational Story of a Coach, a Baseball Team, and the Season They'll Never Forget In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois playing with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hats defied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to become the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a ...
The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark (The Gresham Chronicles, Book 3)
Bethany House Publishers
When spring arrives in full, the town of Gresham reawakens to life. Soon more than one unlikely romance blooms among her villagers and readers will be delighted as even a bruised and timid heart is made to feel young and renewed. Devoted fans' love for the town of Gresham and its charming inhabitants has helped this series become a deeply cherished bestseller!
The Dark Tower, Books 1-3: The Gunslinger, The Drawing of the Three, and The Waste Lands
The Dark Tower Books 1-3 Box set
Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife
A former nurse chronicles her journey into midwifery, from her dissatisfaction with formulaic delivery room procedures in the 1960s to her eventual career as a "baby catcher," and chronicles her diverse birth experiences, the women she has encountered along the way, and role of midwifery in the Unit
Psion Gamma (Psion series # 2)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Sammy, a fourteen-year-old fugitive, accidentally discovers he has the powers of a Psion. After months of instruction at Psion Beta headquarters, Sammy is selected to go on a stealth training mission. When the team is ambushed by the savage Thirteens, he is left for dead. Now, alone, he must survive in a hostile land. His search for help takes him deep into enemy territory and changes him forever. On Capitol Island, Commander Byron discovers ...
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