Far out in the California desert, a team of DARPA scientists has invented a device they affectionately call the Albuquerque Door. Using a cryptic computer equation and magnetic fields to â€śfoldâ€ť dimensions, it shrinks distances so that a traveler can travel hundreds of feet with a single step. The invention promises to make mankindâ€™s dreams of teleportation a reality. And, the scientists insist, traveling through the Door is completely safe.
Strange things are afoot. Creatures never before seen are stalking the lands. Dragons, Orcs and Humans, among others, are competing for the spoils of the Kingdoms. In tales that will keep you hanging on until the very end, fourteen authors present the strange and wonderful for your reading pleasure.
Hillary Rodham Clintonâ€™s inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as Americaâ€™s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future.
Twenty-one people of different ages have one thing in common: They're within six months of their death. They've endured the battle of the medical system as they sought cures and are now settling into end-of-life care.
Lydia is dead. But they donâ€™t know this yet . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her motherâ€™s bright blue eyes and her fatherâ€™s jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursueâ€”in Marilynâ€™s case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in Jamesâ€™s case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party.
The Complete Peers of Beinan Series in one chronologically arranged volume! Paranormal dystopic mystery awaits you as nobles from rival Beinarian houses vie for wealth, power, and revenge. Unseen off world forces pull puppet strings, causing mayhem and destruction through tyrant kings and terrorists taking advantage of political and corporate corruption. But hope is not lost in this beautifully rendered science fiction epic filled with love, light, music, and hope.
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley inThe Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars ...
The heart must be protected at all costs... but will Cassidy be able to afford the price? Cassidy has distanced herself from childhood friend, Tristan. Sheâ€™s moved on from their days of best friend-hood and is attending college. And dating one of the most eligible males on campus. Life couldnâ€™t be better. Really.