What started as a “flu” outbreak on a military base proves deadlier than Ebola and more contagious than the Spanish Flu. Sympatico Syndrome is unlike anything the world has ever seen. Victims’ behavior is changing to accommodate the rapid spread of the virus.
Former Navy epidemiologist Cole Evans is well aware of the rare, infectious diseases the military studies. He also knows, first-hand, the government’s stance on sharing information with the public, so if the media has already learned about the disease, then it’s far too late to contain the outbreak.
Cole’s only chance to save his family is to establish a safe haven. Isolated, hard to reach, and with enough space for his brother’s family as well, he has the perfect location–if only they can all reach it before they’re infected…
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People are dead, slaughtered like animals in the night.The reigning power, the Hulcondans, blame rebels. Rabreah, a rebel, knows it’s a lie. Her younger sister, Ariliah, doesn’t; like the majority of the townspeople, she believes those in authority, swallowing their words with complete trust. Besides, she’s too busy fighting her own silent war at home. While Rabreah dedicates herself to truth and freedom, Ariliah is just trying to survive their mother’s abuse.But as unknown forces threaten to rip their world apart, the line between friend and enemy blurs. All is not as it seems. In fact, nothing may be.
Kate Taylor had the perfect life. That is until an accident took everything she had away. For two years she has been living moment to moment and day to day. She’s lost and can’t seem to find her way back. Finally, in a last ditch effort, she decides to leave town in search of a fresh start. In walks Ryan Grant – a family friend who is thrust upon her. Ryan is amazing. The perfect man with dark hair and sexy green eyes. Doesn’t hurt that they have smoldering chemistry either. Ryan Grant is stuck in limbo, floating through life with work as his only focus. Probably because he’s been betrayed a time or two by the people he thought he could trust. Needing a change, he plans on moving his company west to Seattle. There is just one big problem. He doesn’t fly. So when a girl from his past offers to drive him across the country, how could he say no? Katie is his dream girl after all. Always has been. Tensions build between them as resisting each other becomes harder and harder.
Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. He’s short, he’s fast, he’s got a ton of potentialand he’s the runaway son of the murderous crime lord known as The Butcher.Signing a contract with the PSU Foxes is the last thing a guy like Neil should do. The team is high profile and he doesn’t need sports crews broadcasting pictures of his face around the nation. His lies will hold up only so long under this kind of scrutiny and the truth will get him killed.But Neil’s not the only one with secrets on the team. One of Neil’s new teammates is a friend from his old life, and Neil can’t walk away from him a second time. Neil has survived the last eight years by running. Maybe he’s finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
When dependable Evan Madison fails to show up for work, police are dispatched to his home. His ten-year-old son, Brad, is discovered inside, unharmed and seemingly alone. He is stoic, sitting in front of the television playing his favorite video game, Super Mario—and he’s covered in blood.
Veteran Police Officer Marty Keal is the first on the scene. With his many years of experience, he thinks he’s seen it all. That is, until he discovers Brad’s not really alone after all. Upstairs in their bedroom lies the brutally bludgeoned and deceased bodies of both his mother and his father. When questioned, Brad confesses to the horrific murders.
When Brad is transferred to a local mental health institution for children, Dr. Hope Rubin is brought in to evaluate and treat the child. A preliminary investigation shows no evidence of any kind of mistreatment in his past. She must determine the disturbing truth: Is Brad telling the truth? Or is he covering for someone else?
Detective Jean Whitely rounds out the investigative team; and she suspects there is much more to the case than what meets the eye. The happily married mother of two is unwavering in her determination to uncover the real truth about Brad. Was he abused? Or is he the product of an evil seed born to kill?
As the layers of truth about Brad are systematically peeled away, you will be compelled to ask yourself, which is the more dominate factor in contributing to who we are—NATURE or NURTURE?
Teach your child patience !!! ** Amazon Prime Members can download this book for FREE!** Free Audio Book (Flip-Book)”You forgot the mail?!?!” The king yelled at the snail. But the snail stayed as calm as could be. He was not afraid of the king, you see. He knew where the gift was; he knew what to do. The monsters learned that patience pays off too. We are all familiar with the phenomenon of children wanting everything “here and now”. This story describes just such a situation. I hope you and your children will enjoy it and learn from it. ** This book good for beginner readers – and bedtime story- its a Collection (Values Children’s Books ) This is a book about “Happy Birthday”the King of “monsters” learns patience – easy to start reading to children age – 2-6- for happy children, Its -funny children book – with children Rhymes – Illustrated picture Book for good night sleep . *** The story is – read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for beginner readers. Dealing with: Anger management , friendship, Emotions. “It’s an – illustrated children picture book” for Early reading And educational children’s book’s – teach kids basic skills, values,helping others,good deeds,Faith,Modesty(bedtime story eBook for children) *** Great Children’s eBooks for kindle “ bedtime books” best free kids book (free children kindle books)(2014) picture books for kids ages 3-8**moral animal children book**story with lesson for children**Illustrated Picture Book for ages 3-8**Teaches your kid the value of persistence**Social skills for kids collection**value books for children**best sellers children books**Teaches your kids the value of patience**Bedtime story**kindle kids books**paperback children books**How to Build Self Confidence & Self Esteem in children’s books**Picture Books in Kids Collection**Bedtime Stories for Early Readers**Picture Books in Kids Collection**How to improve self-confidence**funny story**poetry for kids**nursery rhymes books**rhymes kids book**Social skills for kids**
They say if you tell a lie long enough, you’ll eventually believe it, but Akiko will never forget who she really is.Akiko Susumu is not what she seems. Her life as a normal teen living in a coastal Canadian town is a complete sham. The old man she lives with is not her grandfather, he’s her captor. And Akiko isn’t a teen. In fact, she isn’t even human.But Akiko isn’t allowed to share the reality of her true nature with a single soul. Not even her three best friends know of the power she could wield, given the chance.So, when she’s sent back to her homeland to steal an ancient samurai sword, she jumps at the chance to secure her freedom, only to get caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the most dangerous crime syndicate in Japan.Can Akiko escape with her life and her soul, or is true freedom as elusive as the Aether she was born from? Born of Aether is a novel in the Elemental Origins Series which can be read out of order. Don’t miss this exciting series!
Sigrid stood in the center of what had once been the Academy grounds on Alcyone. Now, all that remained were the burned and collapsed remnants of the school and dormitories. Smoke still wisped up from the blackened piles of lumber and debris. The stench was raw and acrid, threatening to overwhelm her sensors.
“There’s no way Independents did this,” Christian said. “It looks like a whole battalion landed here.”
Frantic, Sigrid scanned the area again, searching desperately for signs of the girls, but nothing turned up in her sensory modes. She tried calling out with her comlink. If they were in range, they’d pick up the signal. But there was still nothing. Not even the orbital satellites showed any sign of the girls, or survivors for that matter. Whoever had done this had been brutal and thorough.
Sigrid knew she would kill them.
Sigrid and Suko are two girls from the impoverished and crime-infested streets of 24th century Earth. Sold into slavery to save their families from financial ruin, the girls are forced to live out their lives in service to the Kimura Corporation, a prestigious mercenary clan with a lineage stretching back long before the formation of the Federated Corporations.
Known only to Kimura, the two girls share startling secret—a rare genetic structure not found in tens of millions of other girls.
But when their secret becomes known, Sigrid and Suko quickly find themselves at the center of a struggle for power. Now, hunted by men who would seek to control them, Sigrid and Suko are forced to fight for their own survival, and for the freedom of the girls from Alcyone.
When seventeen year old Bastion finds out that he was born into a race of magical beings called sages, his life gets turned upside down by the fact that he must carry out a long-ago foreseen prophecy and bring an end to the rule of the foul King Kale, a warlord that massacred his entire race with the exception of ten small children fifteen years prior; Now Bastion must locate the other sage children, bring them together and convince them of their destiny and raise an army to bring peace to the land of Sola once more. With the help of a few magical creatures and items of lore by his side, Bastion will have to learn how to master his new ability and learn the history of his people. But will that be enough to right all the wrongs that have been committed in the land of Sola? Bastion soon learns of an even deadlier foe and more dangerous than ever creatures that will stand in his way in order for the prophecy to be fulfilled. With a solid group of ten sage children, each with their own unique “gift” and a group of not so normal mentors, Bastion will have to become the leader he was always destined to be and bring peace to the land of Sola again. The sage children will encounter magic beyond their wildest dreams, but also evil in its purest form. With the story taking place in the last era of magic, the companions will get the chance to meet rare mythical creatures and the last known members of a few surviving races that had long been thought extinct. The idea for “Saga of Sages” came to me in a dream one night. I continued having the recurring dream for some nights before I started writing down notes from what I remembered. Finally I decided to put my story down on paper. I’ve created a Facebook fan page to start building up an audience for my book. With 89,846 words, and 341 pages, I have completed the first book in my storyline. I appreciate you taking the time to have a look at my little story.