books about: vikings
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped North Korea’s political prison camps have existed twice as long as Stalin’s Soviet gulags and twelve times as long as the Nazi concentration camps. No one born and raised in these camps is known to have escaped. No one, that is, except Shin Dong-hyuk. In Escape From Camp 14 , Blaine Harden unlocks the ...
A Delicate Truth: A Novel
Viking Adult, 2013
A counter-terrorist operation, codenamed Wildlife , is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, a private defense contractor who is also his bosom friend, and a shady American CIA operative of the evangelical far-right. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister’s personal private secretary, Toby ...
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
Adam M. Grant Ph.D.
Viking Adult, 2013
A groundbreaking New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller that is captivating readers of Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Pink, The Power of Habit , and Quiet For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But today, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. It turns out that at work, most people operate as either takers, matchers, or givers. ...
Infinite Sacrifice (Infinite Series, Book 1)
Rock Castle Publishing, 2011
Maya’s shocked to discover it’s not the heaven she imagined; in fact, a life of adventure begins the moment you die. Zachariah, her faithful spirit guide, explains the rules of the dead: in order to regain complete awareness and reunite with loved ones all souls must review their previous lives. Maya plunges warily into her turbulent pasts as a sociopathic High Priest in ancient Egypt; an independent mother protecting a dangerous secret in ...
Shadow of Night: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
Viking Adult, 2012
"Together we lifted our feet and stepped into the unknown"—the thrilling sequel to the New York Times bestseller A Discovery of Witches Deborah Harkness exploded onto the literary scene with her debut novel, A Discovery of Witches , Book One of the magical All Souls Trilogy and an international publishing phenomenon. The novel introduced Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and the handsome geneticist and vampire Matthew ...
Me Before You: A Novel
Viking Adult, 2012
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex–Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now ...
The Viking's Virgin Breeding Slave (Reluctant Domination Breeding Erotica)
With her marriage just a week away, Cara worries that she won't know how to please her handsome new husband, but her concerns are swept away when Vikings invade her small fishing village on the Irish coast. Soon Cara finds herself enslaved to the Viking chieftain Brand, a huge warrior with bulging muscles and a long sword. His size and savage ways terrify innocent young Cara, but she knows that if she fails to please him, he will give her to ...
Messenger: A Walt Longmire Story (A Penguin Special from Viking)
Viking Adult, 2013
Sheriff Walt Longmire comes face to face with an otherworldy messenger in this hilarious short story from the New York Times bestselling author of As the Crow Flies and The Cold Dish Sheriff Walt Longmire, his long-time friend Henry Standing Bear, and his undersheriff Victoria Moretti are returning from a fishing trip in the Bighorn Mountains when Walt receives a distress call from Crazy Woman Canyon. Forest service ranger Chuck Coon ...
Taming the Beast (RAW)
Brooklynn Rivers, 2013
Taming the Beast - #3 in Raw Series (Approximately 8,900 words) Warning: This story contains sexually explicit content which is intended for readers over the age of 18. A warrior cursed by a queen. A princess on a quest to find her destiny. After a night filled with forbidden sex, can two lovers survive the wrath of Queen Ran? Viktor Bjornsson's saga continues in Taming the Beast, Book 3 in the Raw Series. (8,900 words). Queen Ran, Norse ...
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
Viking Adult, 2013
Nathaniel Philbrick, the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower , brings his prodigious talents to the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution. Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from sober citizens to thuggish vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, British and American soldiers and Massachusetts residents ...
Viking Adult, 2012
The eagerly anticipated new book from the author of the bestselling The 48 Laws of Power What did Charles Darwin, middling schoolboy and underachieving second son, do to become one of the earliest and greatest naturalists the world has known? What were the similar choices made by Mozart and by Caesar Rodriguez, the U.S. Air Force’s last ace fighter pilot? In Mastery , Robert Greene’s fifth book, he mines the biographies of great ...
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
An astonishing new science called "neuroplasticity" is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. In this revolutionary look at the brain, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., provides an introduction to both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed. From stroke patients learning to speak again to the remarkable case of a woman born with half ...
Llama Llama Red Pajama
Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn't coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes downstairs, and his soft whimpers turn to hollers when she doesn't come right back. But just in time, Mama returns to set things right. ...
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most
We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client. From the Harvard Negotiation Project, the organization that brought you Getting to Yes, Difficult Conversations provides a step-by-step approach to having those tough conversations with less stress and more success. you'll learn how to: • Decipher the underlying structure of every ...
New Atkins for a New You: The Ultimate Diet for Shedding Weight and Feeling Great.
Eric C. Westman
Stephen D. Phinney
Think you know the Atkins Diet? Think Again. The New Atkins is... Powerful: Learn how to eat the wholesome foods that will turn your body into an amazing fat-burning machine. Easy: The updated and simplified program was created with you and your goals in mind. Healthy: Atkins is about eating delicious and healthy food -- a variety of protein, leafy greens and other vegetables, nuts, fruits, and whole grains. Flexible: Perfect for ...
Anticancer, A New Way of Life, New Edition
David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD
Viking Adult, 2009
Anticancer has been a bestselling phenomenon since Viking first published it in fall 2008. Now, a new edition addresses current developments in cancer research and offers more tips on how people living with cancer can fight it and how healthy people can prevent it. The new edition of Anticancer includes: • The latest research on anticancer foods, including new alternatives to sugar and cautions about some that are now on the market • ...
How to Train Your Dragon: How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
The Dragon Rebellion has begun, bringing the Vikings' darkest hour upon them. Hiccup has become an outcast, but that won't stop him from going on the most harrowing and important quest of his life. He must find the Dragon's Jewel in order to save his people...but where should he begin? Don't miss Hiccup's most dangerous adventure yet!
Fires of Winter (Viking Haardrad Family)
HarperCollins e-books, 2011
Lovely and dauntless, abducted by invaders from across an icy sea, Lady Breena vowed vengeance swearing no Viking brute would be her master no barbarian would enslave her noble Celtic heart, but then came Garrick Haardrad, the proud and powerful son of a ruthless Viking chieftain.
Ten Talents Press, 2012
The first time he sees her, the witch is clad in nothing but moonlight and mist. From that moment on, Thorne the Relentless knows that he's been bewitched by the maiden in the bathing pool. How else to explain the torrid dreams that haunted his nights, the fierce longing?Thorne knew of only one way to combat the witch’s powerful spell – to capture her in a Viking raid and make her his own. But once the deed was done, he found himself still ...
The Red And Savage Tongue (Historical Fiction Action Adventure Book, set in Dark Age post Roman Britain)
Rome's protection had been withdrawn. Britain's underbelly was exposed. The Dark Ages had begun... Rome had abandoned Britannia, leaving its people undefended. Anglo Saxon warriors, previously employed as mercenaries, now saw themselves as conquerors. The scene was set, as more war bands crossed the North Sea to take British gold, slaves, and land. One Briton, alone in the forest, wanting only to live as a hunter and trapper, was about ...
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