The Soul Retrieval: A Novel by Ann W. Jarvie

Inspired by a true story, The Soul Retrieval is a suspenseful tale of love, loss and healing which follows traumatized southern beauty Henrietta Clayborn as she moves between her home in a small South Carolina town and the New Mexico Native American reservation whose spontaneous healings keep drawing her physician husband back. Tortured by her awful secrets, Henrietta struggles to thrive in either locale, but it is her unlikely friendship with Joe Loco–an eccentric Native American mystic with an Elvis fetish and a gift for healing–that shows her the way to be whole again.Set in the late 1950s, The Soul Retrieval is richly woven with spiritual insights but also deadly secrets, forbidden healings, a murder mystery, stunning scenery and an unforgettable cast of characters.A story of transcendent and inspiring power that is both entertaining and enlightening, readers will be cheering for the uptight woman from South Carolina to push through her fears of the forbidden as she searches for truth and healing, faces great obstacles on the frontier of self and ultimately becomes more than she ever thought possible.

Author: Ann W. Jarvie

Rating: Rating: 4.90 / 5
15 reviews

Disengagements: Final Call for Happiness ((Women’s Fiction) (Domestic Life)) by Tamara Avner and Lydia Ashri

What would you do if you were faced with a task that went completely against the values on which you were raised? What would you do if refusal to carry it out would doom your professional career, but doing it might distance your wife, and could even tear your family away from you? And what would you do if your husband was drawn into a swirling action that went completely against your humanitarian spirit? If his activities and life style differed so markedly from the values you wish to endow to your children?”You don’t break up a home. It’s that simple: a home is not something you take apart, period. Once you get married, you’re married for life. From then on, you just keep climbing the ladder until you reach the top. There’s no opportunity to stand still and look down, nor to look around to see whether or not it suits you. End of story.”It is with these words – spoken so authoritatively by Colonel Udi Am-Shalom – that the novel Disengagements – Final Call for Happiness begins. He makes this statement, however, before his sensitive wife Yael meets an experienced older man, a master artist of love and courtship, and before he himself has to evacuate a family from a Jewish settlement in the Gaza Strip in the line of duty, on government orders. Only after these two life-changing events does Udi grasp how lonely and isolated he really is, and how deeply he yearns for the most basic bond ”” the one between a husband and a wife.This contemporary novel follows the unfolding events leading to the withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, and their impact on the life of one typical Israeli family. Although this withdrawal is geographically far from them, it penetrates the deepest cracks in the walls of their home. Constantly flowing from the personal into the national it depicts the acute pain that disengagements entail, and the agony that ensues when something whole is unraveled. The national turmoil serves as a backdrop to the gradual crumbling of the Am-Shalom family, and to the reconstruction efforts aimed at bringing new hope and meanings. ˃˃˃ Voices of four members of one familyDisengagements – Final Call for Happiness is an accomplished and affecting work, narrated in the voices of four members of one family: the measured, decisive voice of Udi, a right wing, army man; the dreamy poetic voice of his wife Yael, a secular leftist literary editor; the broken stammer of their twelve years old stuttering son, Ophir, who suffers from ADHD, and whole heartedly believes that he holds the power to rescue his father from the dilemma he faces and save his parents’ marriage; and the sad, sweet words of little six years old Maya, who is much too mature for her age.˃˃˃ Emotionally grasping from beginning to endThis is a powerful story, written in a unique style, in a language that is surprising at times. It looks at the emerging differences between individuals in a marriage, in a family, and in a crowd. It chronicles how Attention Deficit affects parenthood in our times, how at times spoken words cannot fully express our feelings, thoughts and emotions, and how every disengagement brings with it a call for closeness and love.Scroll up and grab a copy today.

Author: Tamara Avner and Lydia Ashri

Rating: Rating: 4.90 / 5
15 reviews

Kindle Unlimited: Is It Right For You?: A Brief Guide to Understand the Positives and Negatives by Sherry Everett

Is Kindle Unlimited the right service for you personally?
READ THIS CONCISE BOOKLET before you sign up. Then you will be able to make the correct decision as to whether or not KU is right for you.
Since we are rapidly shifting from print book into digital ebooks, this program might be perfect for avid readers. It’s like choosing books from an enormous library or bookstore without ever leaving your home or work place – for the measly cost of $9.99.
SCROLL UP NOW and download this concise booklet to help you make the right decision!

Author: Sherry Everett

Rating: Rating: 4.80 / 5
17 reviews

Dragon’s Curse (The Dragon and the Scholar Book 1) by H. L. Burke and Jennifer White

Dragon’s Curse
The Dragon and the Scholar Saga, Book One
Fantasy/Romance

On her first assignment out of the Academy, young healer and scholar, Shannon Macaulay is summoned to the struggling kingdom of Regone to see to the wounds of a young but crippled king. When the unwanted attentions of an aggressive knight and the sudden appearance of a hated dragon turn her world upside down, she decides to take matters into her own hands even if doing so proves dangerous.

Finding herself strangely drawn to the company of the dragon, Gnaw, Shannon must force herself out of her safe world of books and botany to come to the aid of her unexpected ally in a strange kingdom, cursed by a fateful encounter with a dragon and the loss of a beloved prince. Can she learn to put aside her fears, and perhaps sacrifice her deepest desires, to help a friend and restore a family?

Author: H. L. Burke and Jennifer White

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
32 reviews

Burning Down Rome by Melodie Ramone

This book is about those who demand what they deserve in life, then survive the aftermath.

It’s about taking control of destiny. About making hard choices and being viciously attacked over them. It’s about the moment we become exhausted pleasing everybody else, and decide what “the others” think just doesn’t matter anymore.

Then we set ourselves free.

It’s about rejecting preconceived notions, following our hearts, and giving new meaning to “crazy.” It’s about the escapes we made – the well-planned, calculated ones, and the frantic, desperate ones.

It’s about messy breakups, verbal massacres and heartbreaking ends to bad situations that we walk away from badly scarred, but alive – and in awe of that blessed moment of clarity where our inner voice shrieked, “RUN! LIKE HELL!” and we listened.

And to later when we realized that moment was a miracle.

But mostly it’s about life – gorgeous, screwed up, magnificent life and all the pain, love, loss and promises that go along with it. It’s about dreams worth having and the ones we make come true. And even those we must leave behind.

It’s about finding the beat of our own drummer and fearlessly stomping to it.

Burning Down Rome is the rock ‘n’ roll story of four unconquerable souls who nearly lost it all: Themselves, each other, and their passion… and then who reclaimed themselves and blazed beyond what the world said they could do.

Author: Melodie Ramone

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
15 reviews

Performance Coaching: A Complete Guide For Growing Human Potential and Purpose: The Principles and Practice of… by Serena Richards

Effective coaching is the art, science and practice of personal and professional development, of changing lives completely and also of helping people to deal with problems, fears, transition and change.

Coaching came as a fundamental solution for improving people’s effectiveness and performance, and helping them achieve their full potential.

This book provides useful techniques and methods of developing people’s skills and abilities and of boosting performance.

It contains the GROW model (Goals, Reality, Options, Will). It was established as the basis for coaching professionals. Clear, concise and reader-friendly, this is a coaching guide written in a coaching style that will definitely shape the coachee’s efficiency.

Author: Serena Richards

Rating: Rating: 4.90 / 5
17 reviews

Is This What I Want? (The Is This All There Is? Series Book 2) by Patricia Mann

Four difficult months have passed since Beth’s husband Rick discovered her affair with a former student. The couple has worked hard in therapy to salvage their marriage and understand their roles in everything that happened. Things are looking up until Dave reappears, awakening Beth’s fantasies of what could have been had she taken their affair to the next level. Now that she is faced with another opportunity, Beth battles an even more impossible dilemma than the first time she was caught in Dave’s web.

Amidst the trouble in her marriage and pressure to shield her children from the discord, Beth is also called upon to help her two best friends, both with serious problems of their own. The stress sparks temptation to seek comfort in her favorite vices. But she knows she can’t hide if she wants to save what matters most. The question is, what does she want?

Author: Patricia Mann

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
24 reviews

Target Shy & Sexy: The Repairman Series by L. J. Martin

What’s easier for a search and destroy guy than a simple bodyguard gig, particularly when the body being guarded is on of America’s premiere country singers and the body is knockdown beautiful…until she’s abducted while he’s on his way to report for his new assignment. Who’d have guessed that the hunt for his employer would lead him into a nest of hard ass Albanians and he’d find himself between them and some bent nose boys from Vegas! Another in the highly acclaimed The Repairman Series…Mike Reardon is at it again.

Author: L. J. Martin

Rating: Rating: 4.80 / 5
23 reviews

Nailed It!: How To Win Her Over On the First Date and Keep Her Coming Back For More by Kristi Allain

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Amazon #1 Bestseller!
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The ultimate first date toolbox!
Have you ever met a girl that gives you a feeling in your stomach like you just fell from a ten-story building? A girl that puts every other date you’ve ever had to shame?

Finding this girl is like spotting a unicorn… except for the fact that on a rare occasion, it actually happens. So when the right girl comes along,…

…how can you make sure that your first date isn’t your last date?

A must-read for any guy who wants to get to the second date.

This book will teach you:
– 6 simple tricks to build confidence before a date
– how to get her hooked in the first 5 minutes
– the two types of compliments she craves
– how to ask for a second date

This quick and dirty guide will give you the tools you need to consistently crush the first date and make her night unforgettable, every time.
Written from a female perspective, author Kristi Allain will reveal exactly which dating etiquette turns women on and which behaviors leave them shaking their heads and wanting to take off running in the opposite direction, swearing off dating forever.

Don’t take yourself out of the game before you even get started!

Every chapter is chock full of critical dating advice.

This “dating for dummies” guide will take you through the entire first date process from start to finish, and includes the crucial do’s and don’ts to help you avoid the mistakes that so many other guys make.

Pull back the curtain and get a secret look inside a woman’s mind, revealing exactly what she thinks about typical male dating behaviors.

Want to set yourself apart from all the other guys she’s dating?
In this book, you will get the inside scoop from a female who’s “been there, done that”, and learn:
– the secret formula to get a girlfriend other guys want
– techniques that will get you a second date
– exactly what women are looking for on a first date
– how not to make the mistakes all the other guys are making
– preventable first date mistakes from the standpoint of a typical “Clueless Dude”
– insight on what runs through a girl’s mind when she encounters these mistakes

Scroll up and buy now to start your path to the second date!

Author: Kristi Allain

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
19 reviews

Romance: Broken by Paige Powers

Jane Preston is a rich, but a very lonely young woman, who was abandoned by her mother at a very young age and is pretty much not speaking to her father. In the span of one night, her life changes forever, as she drives her car while under the influence of drugs and runs into a tree. In that tragic accident, she is badly hurt, while her three friends die.

She is court ordered to stay in a rehab clinic, where she meets Tom, a very talented musician, who had chosen to live for the moment and fallen victim to drugs. Their first meeting brings out their prejudice and difference of character. Jane thinks Tom is a loser, while he sees only her money and superior behavior in her.

After a day spent together in the woods, however, during a scavenger hunt, organized by the counselors of the clinic, Tom and Jane start to feel a strange attraction towards each other. They start to talk and discover they are actually not so different and in many ways compatible. However, when Jane is told by Tom about the death of her friends and she learns that he is leaving the clinic, she calls her drug dealer and buys drugs.

Tom finds her in time and stops her from taking them, but she runs from him and a nurse finds him with the drugs. He is sent away and after allowed to go home, while Jane is left alone. It takes time for Jane to heal, but she manages to make peace with her father, finds the truth about her mother and asks for forgiveness from the families of her friends.

They meet again at an anti drug event, where Tom is singing, and confess their love for each other. The end of this tale about despair and love is full of hope and happiness, showing that even a broken person can be brought back together, when he or she finds love.

Author: Paige Powers

Rating: Rating: 4.80 / 5
28 reviews