Son of Kong
Author: T. S. Joyce
Torren Taylor has a gorilla problem. The birthmark on his back says he is supposed to be the new Kong, but he wants nothing to do with his people. Shunning their traditions means his silverback is out of control and on a one-way track to crazy-town. He accepted his shortened life a long time ago, but right now all he wants to do is live long enough to for a couple last bucket list items. When a rare beauty shows up at his door and offers to keep his animal steady for two hundred bucks a week, well, he's mighty tempted to pay to prolong his life. Especially if it means spending time with Candace, who seems to have a knack for calming dominant men. She's a good girl gone bad, and he wants to corrupt her even further. But something's brewing against his crew, and drawing her in closer will put her at risk. And now Torren is torn on one important decision: be selfish and live longer, or shorten Candace's life with the danger building around the Sons of Beasts.Candace Sumner needs a change. She's back in Foxburg paying off big debts and taking desperate measures to do so. She had to give up her dreams to come back to her hometown, and now she wants a break from the monotony. And maybe a friend or two wouldn't hurt either. An offer to keep a local silverback shifter steady sounds like an adventure, but when she sees Torren for the first time, her plans at aloofness are squashed. He is the type of man who is the perfect combination of sweet and deadly that could finally make her feel safe in her life. Too bad he's going crazy, and his crew could go down in flames at any second.Candace wanted an adventure, but she didn't bargain for love, betrayal, and a group of the worst-best friends a shifter like her could ask for.Content Warning: Explicit love scenes, naughty language, and piles of sexy shifter secrets. Intended for mature audiences.
Son of the Dragon
Author: T. S. Joyce
Deep in a high security shifter prison dwells the most dangerous shifter in the world. Vyr Daye is the Red Dragon, alpha to the Sons of Beasts Crew, loner, watcher, fire-breather...and he's also completely misunderstood. The media has dragged him through the mud, his reputation is shot, and his own father helped to put him in prison for a one-year sentence. Only this prison isn't what it seems and he's fighting to keep his dragon alive. All he needs to do is keep steady for six more months and then he can live his life as quietly as possible with his crew, but one sexy, fast-talking prison counselor saunters in and wrecks his focus. Riyah isn't what she seems, but no one can sense her powers besides Vyr. He'll keep her secrets if she keeps his. And as the dragon inside of him starts losing his battle, he'll need her help to gather his crew and pull him from the brink before it's too late. And the more he gets to know the beguiling woman, the more he thinks she's here for more important reasons than even he understands.Riyah Mercer has been hired to infiltrate the shifter prison and watch Vyr's back. He doesn't trust her, but he doesn't realize she is his only friend here. She can see him struggling, and can see the dragon fading. As she starts falling hard for the stoic man, she becomes determined to do anything to save him. But saving the dragon means unleashing his fire on the world, and that's not the only danger Riyah is in. There are eyes everywhere in the prison and they are creating something monstrous down in the cell where they keep the Red Dragon. If she is caught helping the man she's falling in love with, it could mean the end for them both.Content Warning: Explicit love scenes, naughty language, and piles of sexy shifter secrets. Intended for mature audiences.
King Kong Cometh!
Author: Paul A. Woods
Publisher: Plexus Pub
Published to coincide with the release of Peter Jackson's version of King Kong, this guide to the film phenomenon takes readers back to the origins of the idea in the 1930, revealing how it emerged from jungle travel films in the 1920s and cemented itself within film legend. Original.
Author: William Shakespeare
'Instead of advice, Kausman gives understanding his empathy will shine like a beacon for those women who feel they are constantly judged for their size.' Rosemary Stanton, AO So how do you manage your weight? There is a solution and it's all about attitude. If Not Dieting, Then What? shows you how to look at food in a more positive way and move away from the no pain, no gain ethos', as well as explaining how to fine-tune fat content without sacrificing food enjoyment. Dr Rick Kausman is recognised as the pioneer of the non-dieting approach to healthy weight management. In this straightforward, no-nonsense guide to weight management he shares his, and his clients' experiences with the reader. You can learn how to: enjoy food without feeling guilty, increase your eating awareness, improve how you feel about yourself, fit some sort of activity into your day, and achieve and maintain a healthy, comfortable weight for you, without being deprived of food or quality of life. WINNER, BEST NUTRITION WRITING, Australian Food Writers Awards 'What sets this book apart is its understanding of human nature, without which no behavioural change is possible.' - The Age 'Dr Kausman has written a sensible, practical book which will make you feel good about yourself.' - Dr James Wright, Sunday Telegraph 'This is the first book on weight management that left me feeling optimistic and empowered.' Judith McFadden, author of Diet No More! 'This book is an eye-opener for those who believe losing weight is the key to happiness.' - Herald Sun
T. H. White’s masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance and magic that has enchanted readers for generations. Once upon a time, a young boy called “Wart” was tutored by a magician named Merlyn in preparation for a future he couldn’t possibly imagine. A future in which he would ally himself with the greatest knights, love a legendary queen and unite a country dedicated to chivalrous values. A future that would see him crowned and known for all time as Arthur, King of the Britons. During Arthur’s reign, the kingdom of Camelot was founded to cast enlightenment on the Dark Ages, while the knights of the Round Table embarked on many a noble quest. But Merlyn foresaw the treachery that awaited his liege: the forbidden love between Queen Guenever and Lancelot, the wicked plots of Arthur’s half-sister Morgause and the hatred she fostered in Mordred that would bring an end to the king’s dreams for Britain—and to the king himself. “[The Once and Future King] mingles wisdom, wonderful, laugh-out-loud humor and deep sorrow—while telling one of the great tales of the Western world.”—Guy Gavriel Kay
King Kong Vs. Tarzan
Author: Will Murray
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
The year was 1933. Filmmaker Carl Denham had captured the stupendous monster he had dubbed “King” Kong. But that was only the beginning. Denham was determined to get the dethroned ruler of Skull Mountain Island back to America, and cash in on the greatest wild animal capture in human history. The saga of how Kong was taken in chains from his Indian Ocean kingdom to New York City has never been told. In order for the cargo freighter Wanderer to make the long transit to the Atlantic, she is forced to circumnavigate Africa––jungle home of the legendary Tarzan of the Apes! Here is the long-anticipated clash between the Monarch of Skull Island and Lord of the Jungle. When the largest anthropoid who ever lived encounters the savage superman raised by the great apes, will they make peace––or war?
The story of Xuanzang, the monk who went from China to India in quest of Buddhist scriptures.
Author: Ray Morton
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Chronicling the making of all seven feature films in which King Kong has appeared - including the Peter Jackson film due for release in December 2005 - this book includes coverage of all the original films as well as the many variants and offshoots.
Author: Stephen King, Owen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
In this spectacular New York Times bestselling father/son collaboration that “barrels along like a freight train” (Publishers Weekly), Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men? In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent. And while they sleep they go to another place, a better place, where harmony prevails and conflict is rare. One woman, the mysterious “Eve Black,” is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Eve a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? Abandoned, left to their increasingly primal urges, the men divide into warring factions, some wanted to kill Eve, some to save her. Others exploit the chaos to wreak their own vengeance on new enemies. All turn to violence in a suddenly all-male world. Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a woman’s prison, Sleeping Beauties is a wildly provocative, gloriously dramatic father-son collaboration that feels particularly urgent and relevant today.
Author: E. A. Wallis Budge
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
This volume contains a complete English translation of the famous Ethiopian work, The "Kebra Nagast", i.e. the "Glory of the Kings [of Ethiopia]". This work has been held in peculiar honour in Abyssinia for several centuries, and throughout that country it has been, and still is, venerated by the people as containing the final proof of their descent from the Hebrew Patriarchs, and of the kinship of their kings of the Solomonic line with Christ, the Son of God. The Kebra Nagast is a great storehouse of legends and traditions, some historical and some of a purely folk-lore character, derived from the Old Testament and the later Rabbinic writings, and from Egyptian (both pagan and Christian), Arabian, and Ethiopian sources.
Kings of the Wyld
Author: Nicholas Eames
WINNER OF THE REDDT/FANTASY AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT FANTASY NOVEL. SHORTLISTED FOR THE DAVID GEMMELL MORNINGSTAR AWARD. A retired group of legendary warriors must get the band back together for one last seemingly impossible mission in this rousing debut epic fantasy. Glory never gets old. Clay Cooper and his band were once the best of the best, the most feared and renowned crew of mercenaries this side of the Heartwyld. Their glory days long past, the mercs have grown apart and grown old, fat, drunk, or a combination of the three. Then an ex-bandmate turns up at Clay's door with a plea for help--the kind of mission that only the very brave or the very stupid would sign up for. It's time to get the band back together.
Author: Delos W. Lovelace
Publisher: Perfect Commando Productions
What mysteries does the world still hold? That is what the great adventurous film maker Denham seeks, as he enlists the crew of the tramp freighter the Wanderer and a young actress on his latest exploit. A journey in which only he knows where they are going. A place forgotten by time were the human inhabitants have fallen back into savagery, but still maintain a mysterious ancient wall to protect themselves from what roams the interior of Skull Mountain Island. Creatures so fantastic modern man believes them to have all past into the pages of history, but this troupe of daring adventures is about to find that it's money, and adventure, and fame, it's the thrill of a lifetime will lead to more than they ever expected in this timeless classic tale that set the standard for all that followed it, in this digital edition of the original 1932 novelization by Deloes W. Lovelace, with new cover and illustrations.
Dreams of Joy
Author: Lisa See
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
A continuation of "Shanghai Girls" finds a devastated Joy fleeing to China to search for her real father while her mother, Pearl, desperately pursues her, a dual quest marked by their encounters with the nation's intolerant Communist culture.