The most terrifying monsters are real and walk among us every day.
Meet Lance Belanger, he has only one ambition, to be the most infamous killer of all time. After murdering a single mom and her toddler child, Lance indoctrinates himself into the world of serial murder. Before long, the bodies start turning up all over the country. Each victim is incapacitated by a puncture wound to the spine, then, while still alive, they are dismembered, their arms, legs, and head are severed from the torso.
FBI investigators call their killer "Highwayman." But beyond the multi-state dumping of staged victims, the killer has left them little else to go on. With no DNA or forensic evidence, veteran FBI agent Lewis Ash is in a race against retirement as he tracks the elusive murderer.
Meanwhile, Lance has other plans that will up his game and increase his body count. In a web of murder that reaches from the United States to Bucharest, Romania, a diabolical plan is set into motion to attract the ...
"Cognition Switch: The Freethinkers Collection" brings together an amazing array of the world's greatest freethought writing.
This curated collection harvests treasures from the western cultural record spanning the initial blossoming of Jean Meslier in 1732 to the penetrating insight of David Hume in 1776 and on to the devastating arguments of Bertrand Russell in 1927.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 2,206 Pages (2,681 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 3rd, 2020
Would you be willing to change everything to follow your heart and feed your soul?
Nowick Gray was, inspired like so many classic songs... with a cross-country drive.
And he documented his incredible journey in My Generation, a literary memoir that highlights the intrinsic value of personal growth, and how that growth can dramatically change the trajectory of your life--if you let it.
My Generation is a surprisingly fast-paced, passionate, thoughtful and humorous account that's sure to be enjoyed by anyone who appreciates the importance of understanding where we come from and how it shapes us, and those looking to connect with a kindred spirit of the earth.
When asked, "Robot, are you self aware?... Do you think that we are self aware?"
Robot thought briefly, then responded, "Does it matter?"
Robot, Robbie, is just one of one hundred new robots. Running revolutionary new software, these robots are truly unique. His only desire is to serve Lucy Walker. Brian Webster, his developer, also installs "The Governor" overseeing software that adds an additional safety layer, but this denies the robots free will.
Hoping to develop the robots further, Brian inadvertently opens a channel where the robots can communicate and share their experiences.
One hundred intelligent, enslaved robots, collecting and sharing data on humans... Surely, they must learn to serve humans better?
After all, they are programmed to serve.
Lucy wants help following a deep loss.
Brian wants commercial success.
Robbie wants to serve Lucy Walker... or so he believes...
"Robots Like Blue" follows Robbie on his emotional journey of self discovery. A journey where ...
The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature -- a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures. His Essays, which are at once the most celebrated and the most permanent of his productions, form a magazine out of which such minds as those of Bacon and Shakespeare did not disdain to help themselves; and, indeed, as Hallam observes, the Frenchman's literary importance largely results from the share which his mind had in influencing other minds, coeval and subsequent. But, at the same time, estimating the value and rank of the essayist, we are not to leave out of the account the drawbacks and the circumstances of the period: the imperfect state of education, the comparative scarcity of books, and the limited opportunities of intellectual intercourse. Montaigne freely borrowed of others, and he has found men ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 747 Pages (1,906 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 1st, 2020
"Pamela King Cable has created an unforgettable heroine in Neeley McPherson, a remarkable young woman of such courage and spunk that she dares to stand against unspeakable abuse and injustice not only for herself but also for her beloved caretaker, Gideon. Fleeing a horrendous life, Neeley discovers the true meaning of family, forgiveness, and love in a wolf sanctuary, which becomes a central metaphor for the difficult journey we all must undertake to find our way home. Thoroughly enjoyable book!" ~ Cassandra King Conroy (Pat's wife) - Bestselling author of Moonrise, The Same Sweet Girls, and The Sunday Wife"
This inspirational tale thrills with a tight plot, lyrical scene descriptions, and complex characters. Pamela Cable leaves readers aching for more." ~ Julie Cantrell, New York Times bestselling author.
"I would compare The Sanctum to Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. Set in the deep south during the Civil Rights Era, this book tackles such issues as racial discrimination and ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 332 Pages (894 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Mar 30th, 2020