Mercy Thompson is a simple car mechanic, but all her life he feeling that she isn’t a common, there something unusual inside her. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She’s never known any others of her kind. Until now. An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River—one that her father’s people may know something about. And to have any hope of surviving, Mercy and her mate, the Alpha werewolf Adam, will need their help
Reading literature the primer was published in 1910 for the first time and since then it has been re-published many times as it gained a great popularity. The main goal of the book is to teach children to read and to love reading and literature. Also it would be useful for everyone who has children or works with them. The vocabulary of Reading literature the primer is quite easy and pretty small: it contains about 200 words. Such a method is aimed on children to read the adaptation of the stories, get interested in them and then read the real stories. The book includes nine most famous stories: The Little Red Hen, The Gingerbread Boy, The Old Woman and the Pig, The Boy and the Goat, The Pancake, Chicken Little, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Tuppens, and Little Spider’s First Web. It is also illustrated with black and white pictures which appeals to children.
Everyone in a country house of a noble prosperous landowner, a beautiful woman of the world and fashion in her past, is waiting of a certain baron. An erudite person, an expert on philosophy, he is to present his scientific work to them. However, instead of the baron, Dmitry Nikolayevich Rudin comes… “Rudin” is the first novel of Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883), famous Russian novelist and playwright. When it was first published in 1856, it was considered to be merely a story. Turgenev was an expert in portraying the typical characters, but his works are also a picture of private life of the people of his country and time, their emotions and anxieties. The hero of this novel has long ago obtained the name of “superfluous man”. It is a typical meaningful phenomenon of Russian life, a well-educated man, weaved of contradiction; that is completely torn off the life of his native land, and suffers painfully from his own groundlessness. Much has changed in the course of time, bur every generation of readers continue to perceive the novel in a new way.
A novel about young English aristocrat Bertram Wooster and his manservant Jeeves. The action takes place mainly in London and the suburbs. Bertie is an idler, not radiant with wit, though a true noble gentleman. He gets into amusing scrapes; and it’s just smart and erudite Jeeves, who helps him to bail out of the situation. Not without reason the stories about Bertie and Jeeves are often called simply "the Jeeves books". Misadventures of Wooster and his indispensable faithful assistant will certainly make you one of numerous admirers of Wodehouse’s talent.
This book is one of the print collection volumes of the Cornell University Library, and was first published and appeared in 1914. Owing to scan of the texts and Kirtas Technologies, which helped to convert the text to JPG 2000 format, one can find various marginal notes from the original edition on the pages of this volume. A classic work of G. Moxley Sorrel, amazingly perceptive and evocative sketches of high command of the Army of Northern Virginia, and of lesser known but important soldiers. The truth about the Civil War, written from memory.
Ferus is summoned to meet the Emperor (Palpatine). Unknown to Ferus, longtime friends from his past have been captured and he finds that he is trapped into working for the Empire and the Emperor, in order to save his friends lives. But smart Ferus uses this to his advantage to find out what is really happening on the planet of Samaria. Somehow a planet-wide computer failure has occured, bringing its citizens to the brink of chaos. Ferrus isn't alone on his new assignment. He continues to have help from his friends from the group of the Erased. Eventually, Ferus finds out who the saboteur is and is compelled to help this person escape from the clutches of the Emperors hands.
It could well be that this is the last book that Ballantyne wrote, for it was published in the year that he died. It is one of the sets of books that he wrote with youngsters in mind, who hadn't much cash. These books were all about 120 pages in length, and furnished with just one illustration, but all of good quality, and all teaching the lesson that Ballantyne wanted above all to get across to his readership, that an honest God-fearing life is the best one to lead. The setting is in Northern Canada, the area which Ballantyne knew so well from his young days with the Hudson Bay Company. First published 1895.
A threat more powerful and more frightening than anything they have faced has been watching and waiting. The Cahors witches must come together and find Jer and Eli as both the Deveraux and the Cahors family lines face eradication. All the secrets of the Cahors will be revealed, forcing them to overcome their greatest weaknesses in order to achieve their most powerful strengths. And only united do they have any chance at victory. Before the end, sacrifices will be made, alliances forged, and old friends lost forever.
Alpha Force - a group of five kids dedicated to fighting against injustice in the world - are in Australia, helping with a TV reality show. But when Paulo spots a dangerous terrorist hiding out in a nearby town, events suddenly force them into a terrifying adventure as the terrorist seizes hostages and flies off into the bush. Supporting the Australian SAS, Alpha Force have to take action - even if it means flying into the midst of a scary bushfire-