Every year in Afghanistan after winter has passed and the opium poppies have been harvested local men re-emerge to confront the latest foreign 'invader' and the fighting season begins again. The soldier's experience is full of contrasts. From the thrill of adventure in a vast open country to the frustration of being withdrawn from action by behind-the-scenes bureaucrats; from watching a friend fall victim to a suicide bomber to being charmed by ordinary people caught in the conflict. Fighting Season is a no-holds-barred account that will change the reader's view of the Afghan campaign and offers a true perspective on the West's ability to fight terrorism and promote democracy in foreign lands.
A Collection of Erotic Short Stories...with a Paranormal Twist...Black Lace has woven together the weird and wonderful characters creatures times and dimensions of so many imaginary realms and given them a unique erotic spin. And as you will discover the most distant shores and the furthest reaches of female sexual and romantic fantasy can never be underestimated. This collection will transport you to places where you will encounter sorcery vampirism shapeshifters and spirit lovers. Some of these stories may even take you back in time or to dimensions where sighs of passion mingle with cries of terror.
Split by a fearsome border, the Korean Peninsula offers the traveller a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Korea, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice. Inside Lonely Planet Korea Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture,...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal" helps you get the most from your visit to this unique European country. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps photos and illustrations. There's 3D maps and cutaways for all the major sights plus advice on seeing hilltowns golf crafts architecture festivals shopping. Information on tours and tips on getting around make exploring the country effortless. The guide comes packed with reviews and listings for hotels restaurants and bars for all budgets. Visiting Portugal becomes a lot easier with maps of all major sights plus walks scenic routes and thematic tours and sights markets and festivals listed town by town. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal" - shows you what others only tell you."
Kim and her mother find a very sad dog in their backyard. Kim would like to keep the dog, but Mum says they must try to find his owner. They put up notices at the local shops, but Kim is secretly pleased when nobody contacts them about the dog. Then she hears an announcement on the radio about a lost dog that sounds like the one in their backyard, but she doesn’t tell Mum. However, the dog gets sadder, and sadder, and Kim realises he needs to be returned to his owners. Emerald level (equivalent to the Lime bridging book band) provides a variety of chapter books and non-fiction titles. Readers are encouraged to experience different text types, writing styles and genres to develop their own reading tastes. PM Plus Storybooks feature a classic story structure with tension, climax and resolution to engage young readers. The books have been written using carefully selected vocabulary to ensure...
A feast of yummy fun on the ocean waves!
For students following pre-degree vocational electronic and electrical engineering courses at levels 2 and 3; foundation degree students and undergraduates. The BTEC National Engineering course has a brand new syllabus and this text is now fully updated to reflect these changes. It introduces electrical principles and technology through examples rather than theory enabling level three students to develop a sound understanding of the principles needed for careers in electrical engineering electronics and telecommunications. Free online instructor's manual and a solutions manual are available.
A delicious series for young readers ready to move on from picture books. There's 'magical' baking fun to be had in Grandma's kitchen where any problem can be solved. Lily and Archie fall out when Archie rips Lily's new painting. Is there anything in the 'magical' jar that can make things better between them? Includes a collectable cut out and keep recipe card so readers can bake just like Lily and Archie.
My Very First Bible published to high acclaim in 2003 and its popular stories and bright illustrations have since gone onto provide the basis for a number of additional series including board books big books sticker and activity books. 12 key Bible stories have now been made available as great value little paperbacks offering a smart way of collecting multiple books for use in groups and classes for award-giving or for anyone wanting a pocket-money gift. The series includes: In the Beginning; Noah and the Ark; Moses and his Sister; Brave David; Jonah and the Whale; Daniel and the Lions; Baby Jesus; Jesus and the Storm; The Good Samaritan; The Lost Sheep; Our Father; and The Easter Story.
Modern July 2011 Wanted: willing apprentice to handle indecently arrogant (but incredibly sexy) tycoon With her family business in crisis Polly Prince does her best to keep calm and carry on. But hard work alone can’t save her company from a takeover by the infamously ruthless Damon Doukakis…or her traitorous body from the lethal sensuality of her boss! As his new apprentice, Polly accompanies Damon to Paris to negotiate the business deal of her life! Worse still, Polly must at all costs resist Damon in the most dangerously romantic city in the world… 21st CENTURY BOSSES Impossible, infuriating and utterly irresistible!
Kimani September 2010 Under the tropical Antigua sun, Naomi Clarke flings caution to the wind! She's caught up in a sizzling romance with Brice Lawrence, a sensual stranger she's just met. For two blissful weeks they're inseparable, even though they know their affair was never meant to last. Until the passion-sated Georgia professor returns home...and her hot summer lover is in her classroom! Brice is determined not to be tossed aside and forgotten. He wants Naomi and he'll do whatever it takes to persuade his seductive teacher that they belong together. He knows he's playing a dangerous game...especially with a potential scandal brewing that could sabotage Naomi's academic future. But Brice is determined to make the grade. Because this time the stakes are nothing less than both their hearts....
Poor Plop the baby barn owl is terrified of the dark! How can he overcome his fear? Six copies of this classic children’s book to accompany Read & Respond: The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. #primary-092016 #readandrespond-0816 #bookpacks-0816 #rrchildrens
Special Releases May 2012 1st story: Desert prince Jasim bin Hamid al Rais ruthlessly seduced his brother’s child’s nanny! Only afterwards did Jasim discover Elinor really was a naive beauty! Pregnant with his royal baby, Elinor must become Jasim’s bride. Includes: Desert Prince, Bride of Innocence; Ruthless Magnate, Convenient Wife; Greek Tycoon, Inexperienced Mistress
Modern March 2011 ‘You don’t know me, but I’m having your baby.’ Dominic Pirelli’s carefully ordered world falls apart when a female stranger phones with staggering news: an IVF mix-up means she is carrying the baby that he and his late wife dreamed of having! Though he distrusts her motives, Dominic is determined to keep waif-like Angelina Cameron close. Taking her to his luxury home, reluctantly the hardened tycoon begins to admire Angie’s strength and gentle beauty as her body swells with the precious life inside her. But when their baby is born, who will have custody of the Pirelli heir?
Celia Reynolds is the youngest in a set of triplets and the one with the least valuable power. Anne can see the future and Jane can see the present but all Celia can see is the past. And the past seems so insignificant - until Celia meets Lo. Lo doesn't know who she is. Or who she was. Once a human she is now almost entirely a creature of the sea - a nymph an ocean girl a mermaid - all terms too pretty for the soul-less monster she knows she's becoming. Lo clings to shreds of her former self fighting to remember her past even as she's tempted to embrace her dark immortality. When a handsome boy named Jude falls off a pier and into the ocean Celia and Lo work together to rescue him from the waves. The two form a friendship but soon they find themselves competing for Jude's affection. Lo wants more than that though. According to the ocean girls there's only one way for Lo to earn back her...