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  • I HAVE A QUESTION - Macintosh Steele author

    14:06
    The Alliance planets had waged war with the Consortium planets for years. They have finally agreed to a truce. Then a previously unknown planet was discovered and its location and possible strategic advantages caused a new ripple in the pending peace. A terrible solution was suggested: destroy the planet. A joint fleet to accomplish that awful result was on it way to carry out the mission. But residing on the planet, if it could be called a planet, was a mysterious Old Man who had plans of his own. After thwarting every attempt to destroy his planet, he gave everyone on both sides a tremendous lesson in humility and effectively stopped their war.The Old Man then takes the crew of the Star Cruiser Infinity on a new mission that no one could have ever anticipated, a mission to save their universe. Admiral Jenki learns much about his past that had remained hidden within him and Captain Edmonds dramatically reunites with his severely disabled brother. Together they travel to an unknown place to confront a gigantic new threat.Macintosh Steele resides in New Hampshire on a family fruit and vegetable farm where he was raised. He has long been a creator of stories, but this is the first one he has written down. He has had a very diversified career including farming, carpentry, blacksmithing, law and tax preparation, and now writing. He has a Bachelor of Science degree and Law degree from Cornell University. He enjoys a complex story and the challenge in making that story move along to an unexpected ending.

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  • SPORT: A STAGE FOR LIFE - Cristiana Pinciroli

    18:00
    Sport inspires us to surpass our limits, face challenges, and develop emotional acumen that we can deploy in many aspects of life.Sport, a Stage for Life aims not just to inspire you, but to guide you in applying the lessons of sport so that you may evolve in your own journey of self-development and transformation.You will learn how a father and his daughter applied these lessons in building successful corporate careers and enriching their personal lives. Author Cristiana Pinciroli is a former professional water polo player who played in Italy and captained the Brazilian national team for 13 years. She was voted among the best players in the world while also pursuing a successful executive career in the financial industry. Her father Pedro, also a top water polo player, represented Brazil at two Olympics and oversaw one of the largest communication groups in Latin America until his retirement.In addition to their own success stories, Cristiana has gathered contributions and insights from world-renowned athletes and coaches, leading academics, physicians, and psychologists who share stories that inspire and support the scientific evidence about how we can turn human potential into a life of fulfillment and happiness.“A STAGEThis book is replete with advice that can help you and those you care about flourish. It is a blueprint for excellence in sports as well as in every domainof life, personal and professional.—TAL BEN-SHAHAR, PhDThe New York Times Bestselling Author of Happier
  • SPORT: A STAGE FOR LIFE - Cristiana Pinciroli

    18:00
    Sport inspires us to surpass our limits, face challenges, and develop emotional acumen that we can deploy in many aspects of life.Sport, a Stage for Life aims not just to inspire you, but to guide you in applying the lessons of sport so that you may evolve in your own journey of self-development and transformation.You will learn how a father and his daughter applied these lessons in building successful corporate careers and enriching their personal lives. Author Cristiana Pinciroli is a former professional water polo player who played in Italy and captained the Brazilian national team for 13 years. She was voted among the best players in the world while also pursuing a successful executive career in the financial industry. Her father Pedro, also a top water polo player, represented Brazil at two Olympics and oversaw one of the largest communication groups in Latin America until his retirement.In addition to their own success stories, Cristiana has gathered contributions and insights from world-renowned athletes and coaches, leading academics, physicians, and psychologists who share stories that inspire and support the scientific evidence about how we can turn human potential into a life of fulfillment and happiness.“A STAGEThis book is replete with advice that can help you and those you care about flourish. It is a blueprint for excellence in sports as well as in every domainof life, personal and professional.—TAL BEN-SHAHAR, PhDThe New York Times Bestselling Author of Happier
  • "MAMA SOU" - METAMORPHOSIS OF A MOTHER - Authors Maria Gibbs & Tyler Clapp

    20:04
    A story about a young girl of 17, her innocence and her leap into maturity by extremely painful circumstances. You will experience, through the eyes of a young wife and mother, the wonder, beauty and culture of a faraway exotic location. The happiness and wonder she experienced while discovering what she believed to be true love, and all the agony of betrayal by the one person she trusted the most. Redemption comes soon enough.... After having her young son taken away as a toddler, devastating pain brings her to a depression so deep that it takes years to recover. Her strength of will is put through a test when the case crosses over the court systems from two countries: the United States and Greece. During this time, she digs deep for strength she never imagined she had to help her during her struggle to be reunited with him. Twelve and a half grueling years later, she is finally able to hug her son who is no longera little boy but a young man, searching for answers about the mother he was told was dead.
  • LAST ALARM - The Charleston 9 - Thomas Woodley Author

    14:48
    Author Thomas Woodley is donating profits from this book to the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund, which assists firefighters and emergency medical personnel—and their families—who are victims of hurricanes, tornados, floods, forest fires, and other natural disasters, and to the Lowcountry Firefighters Support Team, which provides help and guidance to firefighters who are struggling with the aftereffects of traumatic incidents�
  • A CELL CALL FROM PAUL - Paul Waddell

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    Author David Waddell continues his thematic writing in “Taking the Bible Personally.” In this book he relates the issues Paul dealt with in communicating with three churches and one individual. The topics of that day send a definite message to our current culture in what defines our identity in Christ.David Waddell is a veteran of ministry leadership and currently teaches at the University of Mississippi.He is the published author of three books, Characters of the Bible: Finding My Stories in Their Stories, Holiday Biblical Characters: Finding My Stories in the Stories of Christmas and Easter, and Worship Wars: The Kings Lead the Battle to Spirit and Truth.David is a sought-after speaker andentertainer with his ability to laugh at himself. David enjoys time spent with friends and family, including histwelve grandchildren.
  • BLACKLISTED-A Trail of Deception, Mystery and Love - Darline R. Root author

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       about the authorTraces of Discernment was Darline’s first attempt at writing a fictional novel, in which she wove a story while teaching about complicated investigative processes in solving a string of cases derived from satanic activity. now her second book in this adult Christian fiction series, Blacklisted: A Trail of Deception, Mystery, and Love, continues the story in a fun way with some of the original beloved characters.Darline has always had a love of words but never thought in a million years she would be writing down the stories from her mind and sharing them.Providing investigative instruction throughout the first book was only fitting since Darline served as a criminal justice and paralegal academic department head and full professor at several small private colleges and universities for numerous years. She is a graduate of South texas College of law—affiliated with texas a&M University, University of South Florida, and Hillsborough Community College.Besides a profession in the academic world, she has worked in several law firms and financial institutions. Presently, she pursues other professional opportunities and writes. She thinks becoming a successful full-time author would be nice.vas she gets older, Darline longs to experience more of nature and the artistic things in life and maybe work on a bucket list.Darline now lives in the southeastern part of the United States, with her remaining family members, while handling the complications of multiple autoimmune diseases