The Dawn of Tamus Tower

Author: Martin Patrick


ISBN: 0955678803

Category: Fiction

Page: 456

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In an age forgotten the realm of Marmia celebrates the end of a great conflict. With a new and much admired Emperor finally taking full control of the lands, and claiming his rightful seat within the mighty tower of Brimma, all looks hopeful. However, the celebratory mood soon falters when the realm is plunged into chaos by the will of a few power hungry men still eager to see the empire crumble. A dastardly plot is devised that has the potential to put an end to all hopes of prosperity. It falls upon a handful of diverse warriors to ensure Marmia doesn't succumb to the rebellious plan. They are all that stands between peace and war.

Thief with No Shadow

Author: Emily Gee

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497628512

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 2809

Nominated for two RITA Awards in 2008: Best First Book and Best Novel with Strong Romantic Elements Aided by the magic that courses through her veins, Melke is able to walk unseen by mortal eyes. When a necklace she has stolen holds the key to both saving her brother’s life and breaking a terrible curse, she must steal it back from a den of fire-breathing salamanders. Things are about to get very tough for Melke, especially when she comes to realize she may have to trust the very people who were out to kill her. Thief With No Shadow is a rich, romantic fantasy tale set in a world where the ordinary and extraordinary coexist, where nightmarish creatures live alongside men, and magic runs in the blood of mortals. Don’t Miss Emily Gee’s other books: The Sentinel Mage and The Laurentine Spy.

A Dog Called Endal

Author: ALLEN. PARTON PARTON (SANDRA.),Sandra Parton

Publisher: HarperElement

ISBN: 9780008349066


Page: 320

View: 1756

The remarkable story of Endal and how, through his remarkable skills, companionship and unstinting devotion, he gave Allen Parton a reason to live again.

Daisy to the Rescue

Author: Jeff Campbell

Publisher: Zest Books ™

ISBN: 1541581709

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 336

View: 7906

With their love and companionship, animals of all species help to make human lives better every day. But sometimes, to our utter amazement and everlasting gratitude, animals literally save our lives. This heartwarming book collects over 50 real-life stories in which the actions of animals have meant the difference between life and death. Today, scientists vigorously debate questions regarding the sentience, intelligence, and emotions of animals. In particular, they want to know whether animals share with humans the highest emotions of empathy, compassion, and altruism. Daisy to the Rescue poses these questions for readers to consider, and examines these extreme life-saving situations for possible evidence. Gathered together, these stories make a compelling case for the presence of altruism in animals. Daisy to the Rescue provides dramatic, thrilling, and moving stories that convey a hopeful message about our world. But these stories also provide startling evidence of the mental and emotional capacities of animals, those beings we share the world with.

Living with a Labrador Retriever

Author: Jo Coulson

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764152603

Category: Pets

Page: 128

View: 9864

Owners who have just acquired a pedigreed pup, and dog lovers planning to purchase a pet, will value Living With a Pet books for their in-depth presentation of the special characteristics and needs of the breed being considered. These books give readers detailed understanding of the animal's daily needs, adaptability to training, physical and personality traits, specific strengths and weaknesses, ability to learn, susceptibility to health problems, and more. Books are filled with full-color photos and attractive sidebar features. . Now Comes with Bonus DVD at No Added Cost! The brand-new hour-long dog training instruction program is specially designed to help dog owners who have little or no experience in obedience training.