How the Warrior Fell

Author: Nicole Rene
Publisher: Nicole Rene
ISBN: 9780692750261
Page: 354
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SHE was the Chief's daughter in a small tribe... To bring an end to an ancient feud between her tribe and another, Leawyn's hand in marriage to Chief Xavier was the only way to ensure peace. HE was the fiercest warrior of them all... Plucked from everything she's ever known, and bound to a man she hates, Leawyn must learn to be strong. Each passing day renews Leawyn's longing to escape, but when a new threat from a mysterious foe puts the tribes in jeopardy, everything changes...including her feelings for Xavier. Bound between duty and honor, Leawyn must make the decision that could change everything. Can she stay and accept her new life, and her husband? Or is Xavier's heart too cold for her to melt? Lines will be broken. Blood will be shed. With love being their biggest battle of all, only time will tell, if it will be make her warrior fall.

How the Warrior Claimed

Author: Nicole Ren
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781976250927
Page: 252
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HE was the chief's cousin... Namoriee knew the only way to protect herself against the blond-haired gentle giant was to stay away. The way her heart pounded and her insides fluttered when he was near could only lead to disaster. Two years ago he made a promise to her that she never thought he intended to keep. She was wrong. SHE was the handmaiden... Tyronian wanted Namoriee even when he knew he couldn't have her. The need to possess her was so deep, it took every ounce of mental and physical strength he had to keep the promise he made to her that stormy night. He promised he would wait until she was older. He promised her two years. But now... time's up. Namoriee wants nothing to do with him but he has no plans on stopping until she's in his bed, and he's in her heart. She will be his. Forever. Whether she likes it or not.

Claimed by the Warrior

Author: Savannah Stuart,Katie Reus
Publisher: KR Press, LLC
ISBN: 1942447310
Category: Fiction
Page: 125
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Held captive against her will… When Leilani travels to the mountain region of her new planet, Lumineta, she discovers the remote mountain clan has a law stating that any unmated female in their sector can be forced to live there for one moon cycle. At first she’s livid—until she realizes that being held captive means that the warriors bring her gifts and simply try to impress her as part of their courting rituals. But she’s not interested in anyone except the sexy leader—and living under his roof makes her feel nothing like a captive. He has her rethinking everything she thought she knew about Luminet males. The last thing he needs in his life is a complicated human female… Con has never thought much about taking a mate. As leader of his clan, he’s too busy and females are too complicated—especially those mysterious humans. But the longer he’s around Leilani, the more he realizes she’s worth fighting for. Despite his planet’s tradition that says two males mate with one female, he has no intention of sharing—or ever letting her go. Length: 31,000 words

Claimed by the Highlander

Author: Julianne MacLean
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312365325
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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Captured by Highland warrior Angus "The Lion" MacDonald, Lady Gwendolen is forced to marry this fearsome enemy to unite their two warring clans, which places both of their lives--and hearts--in great danger. Original.

Knight's Prize

The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch: Book 3
Author: Glynnis Campbell
Publisher: Glynnis Campbell
ISBN: 1938114078
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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Miriel of Rivenloch may not have the killer instincts of her older sisters, but she’s keeping a dangerous secret. She knows more than she’s letting on about the mysterious Shadow, the forest outlaw who robs from the rich and gives to the poor. And when devil-may-care mercenary Sir Rand la Nuit, hot on the trail of The Shadow, claims to be in love with Miriel, she knows he’s hiding something, too. It’s a battle of wits as they race to uncover each other’s secrets before their make-believe romance takes on a life of its own.

How They Fell

A Falling Warriors Novella
Author: Nicole Rene
Publisher: Mermaid Publishing House
ISBN: 9780692084809
Page: 126
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THEY LEARNED TO LOVE WITHIN CHAOS. It seemed like forever ago that Leawyn was arranged to marry Xavier, the Chief of the Izayges and the most fearsome man in their history. What started off as hate, turned into something far more powerful than either of them expected. Together, they survived betrayal, jealousy and-eventually-war. But now, the battle was over, and Leawyn and Xavier found themselves at a loss in the after effects. CAN THEY LEARN TO LOVE WITHIN PEACE? Xavier didn't deserve Leawyn, or her love, but he had it and he'll never let her go. She sacrificed everything for him and he vowed to repay her in the only way he knew how. He promised her forever. She was the lightness in his dark world, but now...turmoil laid behind her eyes, and her light was dimming. Leaving Xavier terrified that he couldn't bring it back. He promised to protect her. He promised to fight for her...but how could he fight a ghost?

Claiming her Alien Warrior

Author: Mina Carter
Publisher: Mina Carter
Category: Fiction
Page: 208
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In a race against the clock, she must betray his trust to achieve her mission… But fooling a Latharian warrior comes with a price. A guest of the Lathar, Jane Allen hasn’t forgotten what she is: a hard as nails marine major. Tasked with finding a way to beat the technologically advanced, biologically superior warrior race, she needs to find answers for her superiors… before they arm the nukes and give the Lathar an excuse for war. Because the little green men aren’t so little. Or green… they’re large, ripped, scarily-attractive alpha male warriors hot enough to make any red-blooded woman weak at the knees. Especially one particular warrior with black hair and a sexy growl she can’t resist… She’s his… she just doesn’t know it yet. Karryl K’Vass has wanted the little human warrioress, Jane, from the moment he saw her. But she’s a tricky one, evading his claim even though he knows she desires him. His campaign for her heart is stalled when duty calls him away; a mission into a dangerous part of space to gather intelligence on the Empire’s enemies. A beautiful stowaway is the last thing he needs, even if she does make his body burn. He’ll finish his mission and get her back to the safety of Lathar Prime… But no plan survives contact with the enemy. Reptilian mercenaries, a crash landing, and a case of amnesia later and they land in the clutches of their enemies who think it would be better if Karryl took a long walk out of a short airlock… Genre: Science Fiction Romance, Scifi romance, military science fiction romance, amnesia romance, alien invasion, warrior scifi, alien invasion, first contact, colonization

The Warrior of Clan Kincaid

Author: Lily Blackwood
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 1250084849
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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What is one Highland warrior willing to sacrifice to keep the lass he loves safe. . .and in his arms forever?

When Women Were Warriors Book II

A Journey of the Heart
Author: Catherine M. Wilson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780981563626
Category: Fiction
Page: 324
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In Book II, Tamras moved from her home into the lands beyond its border. In Book three, the stage widens further: she deals with the struggles of whole peoples. Caught up in intrigues that would once have been far above her, the heroine risks everything unless she can not only learn to swim in treacherous waters, but to master them. The heroine's inner journey continues to match her outer one. She must confront the meaning not only of personal love, but the love that extends beyond oneself and those we hold dear. Catherine Wilson's skill at tackling the big issues of love, meaning, and humanity is so deft that it all seemed, to me at least, to flow naturally from her narrative in a way I found technically quite breathtaking...." --from a review by Charles Ferguson on the Goodreads website "Being the third and last volume in a series I enjoyed immensely, I knew that I could expect this last book to deliver a happy and satisfying ending. What I didn't expect was the intricate and daring storyline of this last volume. It is bigger and broader than what has come before, and it is spectacular. ... this time the story unfolds on to a whole new level. More characters, more intrigue, greater losses, wonderful reunions. ... There's no taking the easy road here-the story opened up into unimagined dimensions to tell a tale that really is that of a hero. ..". When Women Were Warriors manages to blend mythic storytelling with characters who feel so real you could imagine stepping into the pages and having a conversation with them. A Hero's Tale skilfully weaves the questions of love, faith and fairness into a dramatic story; not only of a relationship between the main characters, but of a quest so much bigger it takes the breath away. There is everything you could wish for here - power struggles, forces for good and evil, dramatic tests of faith, daring rescues, fatal rivalry, but it is managed with such a deft hand that in the end it is all one beautiful story. What else is there to say? This is not just lesbian fiction, but a story about being human. It's not to be missed. --from a review by Kate Genet on the website, Kissed By Venus In Book III of the trilogy, Tamras must make her own hero's journey. She ventures into the unknown and encounters a more formidable enemy than any she has ever faced. Character is destiny, and the destiny of Tamras and all her people will depend upon choices that come less from the skills she has been taught than from the person she has become, from her own heart.

Claimed by the Highland Warrior

Author: Michelle Willingham
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488026939
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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Returning to claim his bride! Bram MacKinloch has spent seven long, torturous years in captivity with only three things to keep him alive—pure brute strength, a thirst for revenge and the memory of his beautiful wife's face. Shock is only one of the emotions coursing through Nairna's body when she sees Bram again. His scars tell of suffering, the hunger in his eyes speak of a burning desire so raw it could consume them both. But a lot has changed since they so innocently wed…. Originally published in 2005

Into the Wild

Author: Erin Hunter
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
ISBN: 9780007217878
Category: Cats
Page: 304
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Rich and exciting feline fantasy world in which epic battles for territory and honour are played out.This new series will have particular appeal for fans of Brian Jacques' Redwall series.

Way of the Peaceful Warrior

A Book That Changes Lives
Author: Millman Dan
Publisher: Dan Millman
ISBN: 0982428502
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 242
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20th Anniversary Edition with New Afterword and Revisions by the Author Way of the Peaceful Warrior has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. Shared among friends and families, this million-copy word-of-mouth bestseller has inspired men and women of all ages in twenty languages worldwide. Despite all his success, college student and world-champion athlete Dan Millman is haunted by a feeling that something is missing from his life. Awakened one night by dark dreams, he wanders into an all-night gas station, meets an old man named Socrates, and his world is changed forever. Guided by this eccentric old warrior, drawn to an elusive young woman named Joy, Dan begins a spiritual odyssey into realms of light and shadow, romance and mystery, toward a final confrontation that will deliver or destroy him. This classic tale, a blend of autobiographical fact and narrative fiction, told with heart and humor, speaks to the peaceful warrior in each of us. Countless readers have been moved to laughter and tears-even moments of illumination-as they rediscover life's larger meaning and purpose. Journey with Dan on the peaceful warrior's path to unreasonable happiness. Find out for yourself why this book changes lives.

Mother Warriors

A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds
Author: Jenny McCarthy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525950691
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 248
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The best-selling author of Louder Than Words shares stories of support and healing as submitted by parents of autistic children from all over the country, in a volume that also touches on the author's own experiences as an advocate for her son. 200,000 first printing.


Brides of the Kindred
Author: Evangeline Anderson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781984162465
Page: 452
View: 1986

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Brides of the Kindred-- A race of Genetic Traders from beyond the stars. Three very different types of Alpha males all focused on one thing...claiming their brides In all their years of travel the Kindred have come across only three worlds with species close enough to their own to initiate a trade. Earth is the fourth. Olivia Waterhouse is about to be Claimed.

Captured by the Highlander

Author: Julianne MacLean
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781250016263
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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When she is kidnapped by her people's sworn enemy, Highland warrior Duncan MacLean, bride-to-be Lady Amelia Sutherland is drawn to this tortured man who is using her as a pawn in a dangerous game of vengeance and war.

Corporate Warriors

The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, Updated Edition
Author: P. W. Singer
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801459603
Category: Political Science
Page: 360
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Some have claimed that "War is too important to be left to the generals," but P. W. Singer asks "What about the business executives?" Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until recently only state militaries possessed. Their products range from trained commando teams to strategic advice from generals. This new "Privatized Military Industry" encompasses hundreds of companies, thousands of employees, and billions of dollars in revenue. Whether as proxies or suppliers, such firms have participated in wars in Africa, Asia, the Balkans, and Latin America. More recently, they have become a key element in U.S. military operations. Private corporations working for profit now sway the course of national and international conflict, but the consequences have been little explored. In Corporate Warriors, Singer provides the first account of the military services industry and its broader implications. Corporate Warriors includes a description of how the business works, as well as portraits of each of the basic types of companies: military providers that offer troops for tactical operations; military consultants that supply expert advice and training; and military support companies that sell logistics, intelligence, and engineering. This updated edition of Singer's already classic account of the military services industry and its broader implications describes the continuing importance of that industry in the Iraq War. This conflict has amply borne out Singer's argument that the privatization of warfare allows startling new capabilities and efficiencies in the ways that war is carried out. At the same time, however, Singer finds that the introduction of the profit motive onto the battlefield raises troubling questions-for democracy, for ethics, for management, for human rights, and for national security.

12 Rules for Life

An Antidote to Chaos
Author: Jordan B. Peterson
Publisher: Random House Canada
ISBN: 0345816048
Category: Psychology
Page: 320
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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its readers.

Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha #2: Escape from the Forest

Author: Erin Hunter
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006154793X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 112
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Sasha has decided to forge a life outside of the Clans and away from Tigerstar's evil plots and plans. But life as a rogue is much harder than she expects, and Sasha soon starts to lose hope. Will she be forced to wander alone forever, scrapping for every meal and fighting with the cruel, territorial cats who dwell in the alleys of Twolegplace?

Hunter's Claim

The Alliance
Author: S. E. Smith
Publisher: Montana Publishing
ISBN: 9781942562481
Category: Fiction
Page: 233
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Jesse s rescue of an alien warrior on Earth leads to a new life for her and her sisters when they are taken to a distant world to start over."

Wed to a Highland Warrior

Author: Donna Fletcher
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062034952
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Historical romance readers love the Scottish Highlands—and no author captures its magic better than Donna Fletcher. Wed to a Highland Warrior is the magnificent finale to her breathtaking Warrior King series. In it, the fourth proud, strong, and sexy champion prepares to fulfill his ultimate destiny to return the King of Scotland to the throne…only to find his mission complicated when he is inadvertently wed to a bewitching beauty who captures his heart. Bestselling author Patricia Potter has raved about Donna Fletcher’s passionate Highland romantic adventures, saying, “This is what romance is all about.” Once you’ve met this lusty Scot hero and his lovely bride, you will most certainly agree.