When Sheppard saw Blackwell and the gun in his hand, the boy's face turned white. He swallowed with difficulty and began to tremble. "Where are you heading, kid?" Blackwell asked. "Nowhere in particular. I'm just running...running away from you." "Are you going to tell me the truth, kid?" "I don't dare...he'd kill me if I did!" "An' I'll kill you if you don't," Blackwell threatened. "All right, you probably won't believe me but the man behind the murders is..." At this instant, Sheppard's eyes looked past Blackwell and what the boy saw threw him into a frenzied horror. The slug slammed young Sheppard backward. He hit the ground with a thud. Blackwell turned and the world seemed to rock around him. At the end of the junipers, smoking gun pointed menacingly at his stomach, stood the killer...
A profile of Florida's rich coastal heritage, this account showcases the many animals and plants found here. Combining photography mined from decades of volunteer work with fascinating, in-depth portraits, this book marries science with poetic insight.
Discover the life-long rewards of recording your inner-most thoughts. Most people in recovery are chronically hungry and thirsty for emotional and spiritual nourishment, and everyone has undiscovered inner resources that can nourish that inner hunger from the inside out. This guide shows how journaling can powerfully assist recovery by nurturing one's inner spirit and relate better to others and to God.
Tracks in the Sand is the story of how Bill Boesch, a former airline executive, volunteered to go outside the wire in war-torn Iraq to flip insurgent sheikhs into American partners delivering essential supplies to US troops all over Iraq. This partnership - the Iraqi Transportation Network - put Iraqis back to work, made the roads safe to travel, and saved countless American and Iraqi lives.
Can time mend all wounds or does it take a little love? Ten years ago, Paige Cox left her hometown in the mountains of North Carolina, swearing she'd never go back to her cheating husband, her alcoholic mother and the best friend who'd betrayed her. However, her sister's death and her career as a war correspondent have changed her priorities. Honoring her sister's last wish, she returns home to care for her dying mother. Sean Anderson has been in love with Paige most of his life, even when he had to let her go. Now, confronted by her return, he knows he'll never be satisfied as just a friend. But Sean's life is in the town he still calls home. Can he convince Paige it's worth putting down roots? Or will his own past prevent him from finally having the life he's dreamed of?