Full Description : "“A heart-thumping yarn from a real-life crime analyst.” —The Boston Globe A pair of severed feet, stored in a portable cooler, has turned up in the house of a Federal judge in El Paso, Texas. With no clues as to the killer, the victim, or the intent, the local authorities are at a loss. Enter Magnus “Steps” Craig. As part of the elite three-man Special Tracking Unit of the FBI, Steps is renowned for his incredible ability to find and follow trails over any surface. He has a kind of synesthesia, allowing him to see whatever a person has touched in a unique color—what Steps calls “shine.” While trying to grapple with the grotesque scene in El Paso, the Special Tracking Unit soon discovers another, earlier victim. Once again, only the feet in a cooler were left behind. With so few clues, Steps and his team find themselves enmeshed in the most difficult case of their careers. And the killing spree has only just begun. . . “Kope brings a refreshing authenticity to his work.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Mark my words, ‘Steps’ Craig is poised to take his place among our most popular and cherished thriller heroes.”—Chelsea Cain, bestselling author of Heartsick and One Kick
Whispers of the Dead improves brain quality. Just like any other muscular body, the brain needs physical activity to keep it strong and healthy, so the phrase 'using it or losing it' is perfect when it comes to your mind. It was also found that batter and game play, such as chess, is useful for cognitive stimulation. Minotaur Books"
Full Description : "Magnus “Steps” Craig is part of an elite three-man Special Tracking Unit of the FBI, charged with finding the lost or abducted and bringing them home. Dubbed “The Human Bloodhound,” Steps is renowned for his incredible ability to find and follow trails over any surface. He has a special skill—known only to his partner—that has enabled his team to stop seventeen serial killers over the past five years. But now there’s a new monster at-large, and the bodies are piling up. When the remains of one young woman are found, Steps recognizes the “signature” from another crime scene: the mark of a sad face. Meanwhile, a serial killer that Steps has been trying to track for over ten years, code name “Leonardo,” is back in play—and on Steps’s trail. Just as the investigation seems to be closing in on Leonardo, the hunt for Sad Face heats up. Now, it’s up to Steps to outrun and outwit one of the most twisted serial killers he’s ever encountered. . .as time ticks away on the lives of the victims. Will this be another one of Steps’s miraculously-solved cases—or his last?
Collecting the Dead, good words and speeches are a great help in any profession, and knowing that you can talk to a higher group with confidence can be a great affirmation of your self-esteem. It might even help your career, because those who are good at reading, both oral and knowledgeable on various topics, can quickly be advertised (and more generally) than those who have less vocabulary, as well as literature, scientific discoveries and global events lack understanding. St. Martin's Paperbacks"
Full Description : "A WHOLE NEW REASON TO MIND THE GAP It begins with a dead body at the far end of Baker Street tube station, all that remains of American exchange student James Gallagher—and the victim’s wealthy, politically powerful family is understandably eager to get to the bottom of the gruesome murder. The trouble is, the bottom—if it exists at all—is deeper and more unnatural than anyone suspects . . . except, that is, for London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter Grant. With Inspector Nightingale, the last registered wizard in England, tied up in the hunt for the rogue magician known as “the Faceless Man,” it’s up to Peter to plumb the haunted depths of the oldest, largest, and—as of now—deadliest subway system in the world. At least he won’t be alone. No, the FBI has sent over a crack agent to help. She’s young, ambitious, beautiful . . . and a born-again Christian apt to view any magic as the work of the devil. Oh yeah—that’s going to go well. From the Paperback edition.
Whispers Under Ground can expand the words and meanings of symbols that are often seen daily. This applies to the above topics: the more you read, the more words you get, and they will definitely return to your daily dictionary. Del Rey"
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Reading The Short Story Is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! can increase mental stimulation. Research shows that staying in a mental stimulus can slow (or even eliminate) Alzheimer's disease and dementia, as keeping your brain active and touching does not allow you to lose weight. no defined"
Full Description : "Rafe comes from a long line of shifters. His father is a werewolf, and his mother is a weretiger. As he reaches puberty, he eagerly awaits his First Shift and finding out just what is his animal form. What powerful animal will complete him? Much to his disappointment, after going through the agony of his First Shift, Rafe discovers that he is not a wolf, tiger, or bear. He is not even a coyote or raptor, forms considered perhaps less prestigious in the tribe, but still acceptable. No, Rafe is a wererat, the only wererat in anyone's memory. Events work out to drive Rafe away from the tribe, to live out in the world at large. When he finally comes back for a visit, the tribe comes under attack from a group dedicated to eradicate all shifters from the face of the earth. The question is whether there is anything Rafe can do to help his tribe survive. Does he have value in a tribe of powerful shifters, or is exile the proper place for a genetic regression such as him?
Wererat, making writing skills better. This is in line with your capacity: Exposure to published, written works has greatly influenced his writing, as other writers rhythm, flow and observed style of writing, always affect your work. Just as musicians influence each other, and painters use techniques created by past masters, and writers study prose by reading other works. no defined"
Full Description : ""Mr. Merriman's special gift is his wonderful ability to connect with his students and help them discover the inner beauty and strength that lies within us all. He was the type of teacher that students would never forget. Mr. Amonte has a special gift of his own--his supernatural ability to heal the sick and resurrect the dead." -- p.  cover.
The Substitute Savior can expand the words and meanings of symbols that are often seen daily. This applies to the above topics: the more you read, the more words you get, and they will definitely return to your daily dictionary. no defined"
Full Description : "When archaeologists discover a burial site near Whisper, they find more than bones. Not only are watches and laptops going missing, so are some of the artifacts. If that's not enough, even people start disappearing. Barringer and Associates are called in to help with security and to investigate the missing items. However, when the body of one of the volunteers turns up, Meg and Rain realize they have something even more sinister going on. Then, Meg's sister Amy goes missing along with one of the archaeologists. Will Meg untangle the barrage of thefts, disappearances and murders in time to save her sister? And Air of Suspicion is a novel of Whisper
Reading An Air of Suspicion can increase mental stimulation. Research shows that staying in a mental stimulus can slow (or even eliminate) Alzheimer's disease and dementia, as keeping your brain active and touching does not allow you to lose weight. no defined"
Full Description : "Amelia, daughter of the last independent King of Danhome, King Gbehanzin, is the apple of her father's eye, loved beyond measure by her mother, and overprotected by her siblings. She searches for her place within the palace amidst conspirators and traitors to the Kingdom. Just when Amelia begins to feel at home in her role as a Princess, a well-kept secret shatters the perfect life she knows. Someone else within the palace also knows and does everything to bring the secret to light. A struggle between good and evil ensues causing Amelia to leave all that she knows and loves. She must flee Danhome with her brother, to south-western Nigeria. In a faraway land, she finds the love of a new family and God. The well-kept secret thought to have been dead and buried, resurrects with the flash of a thread of gold beads. Amelia must fight for her life and what is left of her soul. Set during the French-Danhome war of the late 1890s in Benin Republic and early 1900s in Abeokuta and Lagos, South-Western Nigeria, Thread of Gold Beads is a delicate love story, and coming of age of a young girl. It clearly depicts the strength of the human spirit in the face of adversities.
Thread of Gold Beads well-written books can turn you into something different from others, because the article will keep you from lazing around and maintaining your current quality, allowing you to feel relaxed and let your body and soul relax. no defined"
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Death Raise gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc. If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views, as you have taken the time to really take into account all relevant aspects. no defined"
Full Description : "Thoroughly Immersed: A father's guide to enjoying and enriching the life of a special needs child. This is "My side of the story" of how a man copes with having a special needs child. Why am I writing this book? It's because I want the same people in my situation to be encouraged. One dad told me, the parents need to know what to do. You can take this pain and turn it into power; A powerful testimony. This book is being written for the parents of special needs children. The ones who feel the pain that comes after that first diagnosis. The ones who feel that pain and wonder, "What now?" There is a pain that paralyzes your soul. One wonderful mother describes it as "a pain so great it is as if someone strikes you in the heart with a baseball bat!" This is the story of my pain which is a constant challenge. I was one of the people asking "How this could happen to me?" I have found out there is a strength we find from our pain. In this experience comes humility like no other, found through prayer and focus. This is my story of overcoming having a son diagnosed with Autism. The Bible says "When a man is converted, then he is to strengthen his brothers" (Luke 22:32). Having my special needs son changed me, convicted me for my "Alpha Male" way of thinking and converted me. This experience has humbled me and that is why I am so passionate to share my experiences and my advice on raising a special needs child. I'm excited to share with you how you can enjoy and be enriched by raising your special needs child. I want to encourage others in my situation. GOD knew who he was giving these children to. You can turn the pain of Autism into a Powerful testimony. My Purpose, my assignment is to show you how.
Thoroughly Immersed, making writing skills better. This is in line with your capacity: Exposure to published, written works has greatly influenced his writing, as other writers rhythm, flow and observed style of writing, always affect your work. Just as musicians influence each other, and painters use techniques created by past masters, and writers study prose by reading other works. Createspace Independent Publishing Platform"
Full Description : "New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper delivers once again with this chilling novel in which the Special Crimes Unit sends a Haven operative undercover to catch a charismatic killer who promises his victims heaven in exchange for more than their lives. . . Young, vulnerable, attractive, Tessa Gray looked like the perfect victim. Which was why Noah Bishop of the FBI’s Special Crimes Unit recruited the novice operative to use as bait for a killer hidden inside the Church of the Everlasting Sin–a fortified mountain compound where at least two women have already been murdered in ways that defy explanation. By entering the cult’s compound, Tessa will expose herself to the dark magnetism of its leader and his fanatically loyal followers. Once she’s inside, no one, not even Bishop or the town’s chief of police, can guarantee she’ll come out alive. And not even Tessa knows if she’s strong enough to resist the lure of a killer who is less than human.
Reading Blood Sins can increase mental stimulation. Research shows that staying in a mental stimulus can slow (or even eliminate) Alzheimer's disease and dementia, as keeping your brain active and touching does not allow you to lose weight. Bantam"
Full Description : "My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (and as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to - and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May. Then one night, in pursuance of a murder inquiry, I tried to take a witness statement from someone who was dead but disturbingly voluable, and that brought me to the attention of Inspector Nightingale, the last wizard in England. Now I'm a Detective Constable and a trainee wizard, the first apprentice in fifty years, and my world has become somewhat more complicated: nests of vampires in Purley, negotiating a truce between the warring god and goddess of the Thames, and digging up graves in Covent Garden ... and there's something festering at the heart of the city I love, a malicious vengeful spirit that takes ordinary Londoners and twists them into grotesque mannequins to act out its drama of violence and despair.The spirit of riot and rebellion has awakened in the city, and it's falling to me to bring order out of chaos - or die trying.
Increased concentration after reading the book Rivers of London. In our crazy Internet world, attention is focused on millions of people in different directions at the same time, because we perform a number of tasks every day. One 5 minutes on average people will split their time between tasks, e-mail, watching, chatting with multiple people (using Gchat, skype etc.) Follow on Twitter, monitor your smartphone, and interact with colleagues. This type of behavior leads to increased stress and reduced productivity. Gollancz"