Rachael Davenport, Janice Johnson, and Monica Smith come together one fateful weekend to attend a national sorority conference, and they forge a bond that will last the rest of their lives. Rachael Davenport, the founder and CEO of a boarding school for foster and homeless children, was born into a world of prostitution and incest. At the age of six, Rachael was given to a religious cult where she was forced into slave labor. Janice Johnson, a radiation oncologist, was born in a mental institution and passed around the foster care system before being adopted by an abusive woman. Janice ran away and joined the military, only to be caught in the middle of two wars. Monica Smith, an internationally famous crime scene investigator for the FBI, was sexually assaulted at the age of three and continually assaulted until her senior year in college. She is constantly haunted by nightmares that threaten her emotional well-being and her ability to have normal relationships. In Demons in the Closet, these three women struggle to cast off the demons of their pasts in order to become productive women in society. Gripping from the start, it is a story of the triumph of the human spirit over the evils of nature and society.
This novel is fantasy novel of series of books by John Peters. It narrates the story of an adventurous and full of excitement life of a boy named John. John is handsome boy, and he is senior student of architecture. He with the kate, to find his friend, David, who had been kidnapped by evil creatures go their land. Unknown land, full of evil creatures and events that sometimes lead to death, but it hasn't happen. And a fight full of excitement is done between them and the Representatives of evil, in the end, will find out, David by John?
With Peter Drucker's five essential questions and the help of five of today's thought leaders, this little book will challenge readers to take a close look at the very heart of their organizations and what drives them. A tool for self-assessment and transformation, answering these five questions will fundamentally change the way you work, helping you lead your organization to an exceptional level of performance. Peter Drucker's five questions are: What is our Mission? with Jim Collins Who is our Customer? with Phil Kotler What does the Customer Value? with Jim Kouzes What are our Results? with Judith Rodin What is our Plan? with V. Kasturi Rangan These essential questions, grounded in Peter Drucker's theories of management, will take readers on a exploration of organizational and personal self-discovery, giving them a means to assess how to be--how to develop quality, character, mind-set, values and courage. The questions lead to action. By asking these questions, readers can focus on why they are doing what they are doing in their work, and how to do it better. Designed for today's busy professionals, this brief, clear and accessible book will challenge readers to ask these provocative questions and it will stimulate spirited discussions and action within any organization, inspiring positive change and new levels of excellence, helping all to envision the future of theirs' or any organization.
"The one, only, and by far the best book synthesizing psychologyand investing. In addition to providing modern, scientificknowledge about psychology, this book provides a mirror into themind and wide breadth of knowledge of one of the leadingpractitioners of brief and effectual cures. Will help to cure yourtrading and your life." -Victor Niederhoffer, Chief Speculator, ManchesterInvestments Author, The Education of a Speculator and PracticalSpeculation "How refreshing! A book that rises above the old NLP model of the80's and provides insights on how our relationship with the marketis indeed a very personal one. Not only has Steenbarger providedsome fantastic tools for the trader to transform his mindset, buthe has contributed unique trading ideas as well. Brilliant!" -Linda Raschke, President, LBRGroup, Inc. "'Investigate, before you invest' was for many years the slogan ofthe New York Stock Exchange. I always thought a better one wouldbe, 'Investigate YOURSELF, before you invest.' The Psychology ofTrading should help you increase your annual investment rate ofreturn. Mandatory reading for anyone intending to earn a livelihoodthrough trading. " -Yale Hirsch, The Hirsch Organization Inc., Editor, The StockTrader's Almanac "This highly readable, highly educational, and highly entertainingbook will teach you as much about yourself as about trading. It'sOliver Sacks meets Mr. Market-extraordinary tales of ordinaryprofessionals and individuals with investment disorders, and howthey successfully overcame them. It is a must-read both for privateinvestors who have been shell-shocked in the bear market and wantto learn how to start again, as well as for pros who seek an extraedge from extra inner knowledge. Steenbarger's personal voyage intothe mind of the market is destined to become a classic." -Jon Markman, Managing Editor, CNBC on MSN Money Author, Online Investing and Swing Trading "Dr. Steenbarger's fascinating, highly readable blend of practicalinsights from his dual careers as a brilliant psychologist andtrader will benefit every investor; knowing oneself is as importantas knowing the market." -Laurel Kenner, CNBC.com Columnist, Author, Practical Speculation
You Can Live a Deeper, More Spiritual Life Right Where You Are.An expanded edition with a new chapter on prayer and discussion questionsThe heart of Christianity is transformation—a relationship with God that impacts not just our “spiritual lives,” but every aspect of living. John Ortberg calls readers back to the dynamic heartbeat of Christianity—God’s power to bring change and growth—and reveals both the how and why of transformation.With a new chapter on prayer and added discussion questions, this expanded edition of The Life You’ve Always Wanted offers modern perspectives on the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines. But this is more than just a book about things to do to be a good Christian. It’s a road map toward true transformation that starts not with the individual but with the object of the journey—Jesus Christ. As with a marathon runner, the secret to winning the race lies not in trying harder, but in training consistently—training with the spiritual disciplines. The disciplines are neither taskmasters nor an end in themselves. Rather they are exercises that build strength and endurance for the road of growth. The fruit of the Spirit—joy, peace, kindness, etc.—are the signposts along the way.Paved with humor and sparkling anecdotes, The Life You’ve Always Wanted is an encouraging and challenging approach to a Christian life that’s worth living—a life on the edge that fills an ordinary world with new meaning, hope, change, and joy.
In the year 2085, mankind has finally colonized the moon. The ISO ONE penal colony has become the off-world home to 300 of the earth's most vicious murderers, rapists and felons. Inside ISO ONE, something has gone terribly wrong. An incident of unspeakable savagery leads to the mysterious, completely inexplicable disappearance of every living being inside the colony. Three prison guards are sent to investigate the mystery of ISO ONE. There, they will confront a force so alien, so completely evil, they will learn that hell is not beneath us. It is 240,000 miles above.
The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels
Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Literary Collections
The world’s most beloved mystery writers celebrate their favorite mystery novels in this gorgeously wrought collection, featuring essays by Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, and more. In the most ambitious anthology of its kind, the world’s leading mystery writers come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, over a hundred authors from twenty countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers. From Agatha Christie to Lee Child, from Edgar Allan Poe to P. D. James, from Sherlock Holmes to Hannibal Lecter and Philip Marlowe to Lord Peter Wimsey, Books to Die For brings together the best of the mystery world for a feast of reading pleasure, a treasure trove for those new to the genre and for those who believe that there is nothing new left to discover. This is the one essential book for every reader who has ever finished a mystery novel and thought…I want more!
What happens when one's basic survival depends on the ability to confront a turbulent past and exorcise the ghosts and demons that hound and control you? How does one rid themselves of years of deception, rejection, and pain...in a volatile world crowned with inexplicable uncertainties? Is there a fine line between good and evil? Life and death? Or is destiny coined by the environment one finds themselves at the advent of their birth? Against All Odds is a fascinating, morbid, yet hilarious account of a young woman's epic journey to deal with the skeletons in her closet. It is an inspirational story of God's awesome love and incredible power to deliver and restore lives. Against All Odds is a powerful ministerial tool, embedded with nuggets of wisdom that address core life issues, equipping one with sound biblical guidelines on how to triumph over the ghosts of yester-years.
The London Few & The Demons Of Finchley is the story of a team of mystery hunters being called to Finchley in North London. They have been called in to help, because a few thousand people have disappeared over the past few days. Including Reverend Holmes.Todd Robbins and his girlfriend Ruth McDonald advise them about what is going on before Mayor Newton finds them at the church. When they reach the Town Hall everything is explained to them, but it's not until they reach Reverend Holmes house they find out what's really going on and what's behind all the disappearing people of the past few days.What they are dealing with is Demons using the power of the Meadow Diamond to steal the reflection and soul of anyone that is foolish enough to touch it. Once they have the Demons hunt them down before allowing the Meadow Diamond to force the victim to disappear.The London Few are faced with a challenge unlike any they have seen before, as they face off against The Demons Of Finchley.