Searching for: "James Patrick Cronin"

  • Josh Young

    Contrary to popular belief, death is not a moment in time, such as when the heart stops beating, respiration ceases, or the brain stops functioning. Death, rather, is a process—a process that can be interrupted well after it has begun. Innovative techniques, such as drastically reducing the patient's body temperature, have proven to be effective in revitalizing both the body and mind, but studies show they are only employed in approximately half of the hospitals throughout the United States and Europe. In Erasing Death, Dr. Sam Parnia presents cutting-edge research from the front line of critical care and resuscitation medicine that has enabled modern doctors to routinely...read more

  • Larry Niven

    The latest spellbinding adventure in Larry Niven's acclaimed collaborations with Steven Barnes Aros of Azteca and Neoloth-Pteor are the deadliest of enemies: swordsman and sorcerer, locked in mortal combat, who have tried to kill each other more times than either can count. But when the princess Neoloth loves is kidnapped, there is only one plan that offers any hope of rescue ... and that requires passing off the barbarian Aros as a lost princeling and infiltrating the deadliest cabal of necromancers the world has ever seen. They cannot trust each other. They will betray or kill each other the first chance they get. But they're all each other...read more

  • Liz Braswell

    What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Once Upon a Dream marks the second book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. It should be simple-a dragon defeated, a slumbering princess in a castle, a prince poised to wake her. But when the prince falls asleep as his lips touch the fair maiden's, it is clear that this fairy tale is far from over. With a desperate fairy's last curse controlling her mind, Princess Aurora must escape from a different castle of thorns and navigate a dangerously magical landscape-created from her very own dreams. Aurora isn't alone-a charming prince is eager to join her quest, and old friends offer their help. But as...read more

  • Karen Randall

    NEVERTHELESS WE PERSISTED is a special audio-first anthology of poems, essays, and stories that explores themes of loss, love, and finding your own power. It's an astonishing collection filled with heart, tears, laughter, and ultimately hope. This collection was created from writers across the United States and also in Australia, England, India, and New Zealand. Each piece is performed by a talented narrator. Music by Jennie Knaggs and Nick Shillace of Lac La Belle. Writers include: Amy Oestreicher, Cat Gould, Charlotte McKinnon, Christa Lewis, Christina St Clair, Danielle Daney, Deepti Gupta, Echo Aspnes, Gina Dawe Weaver, Gracie Greenbaum, Jack Arkel, Jacqueline Pick, Janina...read more

  • Bernard Schaffer

    THE TRUE BLUE LINE IS NOT THIN Now Mandatory Reading in Police Academies, FTO Programs, and Universities! The NUMBER ONE Law Enforcement Philosophy Series. Written by Full-Time Police Detective, and Author Bernard Schaffer, whose new hardback novel THE THIEF OF ALL LIGHT will be available from Kensington Publications in bookstores everywhere. Whether you're a hard luck grunt working the street or a white shirt administrator who'd need a GPS to find it, Way of the Warrior is for you. Equal parts biography and instructional guide, Way of the Warrior focuses on the core of the individual officer: the warrior spirit. It discusses how to successfully uphold the law and...read more

  • Keith Morris

    Keith Morris is a true punk icon. No one else embodies the sound of Southern Californian hardcore. Short and sporting waist-length dreadlocks, Morris is known the world over for his take-no-prisoners approach on the stage and his integrity off of it. Over the course of his forty-year career, he's battled diabetes, drug and alcohol addiction, and the record industry. My Damage is more than a book about the highs and lows of a punk rock legend, however. It's also a look at rock 'n' roll through the lens of someone who has shared the stage with just about every major figure in the music industry and appeared in cult films like The Decline of Western Civilization and Repo Man. It's a Hollywood...read more

  • McKenzie Hunter

    When Sky decided not to join our pack, I thought that would be the end of our dealings with the enigmatic wolf. But she's pulled back into pack business when Sky's the first one on the scene of a murder attempt of one of our pack members. At first, I mark it off as a coincidence but I'm proven wrong. After more attacks are made on the pack and assassins go after the vampires, Chris, my ex, discovers a link between Sky and the person behind the attacks. I knew there was more to Sky than meets the eye, that she's a magnet for trouble and a danger to my pack and herself, but I'm not convinced she's the person we are looking for. When it comes to eliminating threats, the pack and the...read more

  • John August

    From acclaimed screenwriter John August, Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon continues the spellbinding fantasy adventure series about the magic that lies just beyond our world Something was coming. Arlo felt certain about that. For Arlo Finch and the Rangers of Pine Mountain Company, summer camp is more than canoeing and hiking. It's also a chance to search for ancient forest spirits and discover mysterious messages encoded in tree bark. But when Arlo and his best friends Indra and Wu stumble upon clues about the long-lost Yellow Patrol, Arlo uncovers a stunning history that leads right back to his very own...read more

  • Liz Braswell

    What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Once Upon a Dream marks the second book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. It should be simple-a dragon defeated, a slumbering princess in a castle, a prince poised to wake her. But when the prince falls asleep as his lips touch the fair maiden's, it is clear that this fairy tale is far from over. With a desperate fairy's last curse controlling her mind, Princess Aurora must escape from a different castle of thorns and navigate a dangerously magical landscape-created from her very own dreams. Aurora isn't alone-a charming prince is eager to join her quest, and old friends offer their help. But as...read more

  • Liz Braswell

    What if Belle's mother cursed the Beast? As Old as Time is the third book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. When Belle touches the Beast's enchanted rose, memories flood through Belle's mind-memories of a mother she thought she would never see again. And, stranger still, she sees that her mother is none other than the beautiful enchantress who cursed the castle and all its inhabitants. Shocked and confused, Belle and the Beast will have to unravel a dark mystery about their families that is 21 years in the...read more

  • Mary E. Pearson

    The thrilling sequel to Dance of Thieves, featuring danger, deception, and romance. Kazi and Jase have survived, stronger and more in love than ever. Their new life now lies before them--the Ballengers will be outlaws no longer, Tor's Watch will be a kingdom, and the two of them will meet all challenges side by side, together at last. But an ominous warning mars their journey back, and in their rush to return to Tor's Watch, just outside the fortress walls, they are violently attacked and torn apart--and each is thrust into their own new hell. Unsure whether the other is alive or dead, Kazi and Jase must keep their wits among their greatest enemies and unlikeliest allies. And all...read more

  • Emerson Knight

    I'm losing control. Past choices are coming back to haunt me, and an old curse threatens to drive me from the pack. Sky is the only person who can help me with the curse. To do so, she'll have to perform forbidden magic that will draw the attention of the witches. They've been vying for a reason to kill Sky, and performing forbidden magic will give them one. In the past, I haven't given Sky a reason to trust me, let alone the desire to save me. Now I need her to do both. Will she risk her life to save...read more

  • Greg Cox

    MODOK, the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing, is the product of the corrupt scientists of A.I.M (Advanced Idea Mechanics). Iron Man learns that MODOK has turned his back on his creators, destroying an A.I.M. undersea lab, leaving only one devastated survivor. But MODOK's fearsome plan involves more than taking revenge... Now Iron Man must recruit his fellow heroes War Machine, Captain America, and the Black Panther to help him stop MODOK from gathering the materials he needs to create the ultimate weapon-a weapon that could spell humanity's doom! But MODOK has recruited some help of his own...deadly...read more

  • Emerson Knight

    A pack is only as strong as their Alpha. After an attack injures our Alpha, a rival pack tries to take control of the Midwest Pack. I have to consider the unimaginable to protect my pack-challenge our Alpha. A challenge against the pack's Alpha is a challenge to the death. Am I prepared to do this? Loyalties are divided and our pack is ready to implode. Saving my pack from self-destruction becomes impossible when Sky's relationship with an enigmatic vampire puts a price on her head, and Josh's continued use of dark magic brings on the wrath of the witches and earns him new enemies. While the pack's in chaos, it's not just them I need to protect, but Sky and my brother as well. I'm...read more

  • Mckenzie Hunter

    I vowed to protect my brother and my pack at all cost, but this time the debt for the protection might be my life. A war between my pack and the witches is long in the making. They'd do anything to destroy us. When a close ally is nearly killed by them, Josh goes rogue and retaliates. It's not without deadly consequences. While I'm handling the mayhem that's threatening to destroy my brother and pack, an Alpha from another pack is causing havoc in the only thing in my life that isn't a wreck-my relationship with Sky. But losing Sky to another man becomes the least of my worries when her spirit shade forces her to cast a dark spell over the pack. Now I fear I might have to choose one:...read more

  • Mckenzie Hunter

    We've secretly lived among the humans for centuries. Anonymity is our weapon of choice. But that's about to change. An altercation between were-animals was caught on video and went viral. Now a vital member of our pack is sitting in jail and if I can't get him out before he shifts during the full moon, then our existence will be discovered. If we are outed, there is a risk we'll take the rest of the supernaturals with us. They'll do anything to prevent this from happening, including ridding the world of were-animals. We were once a pack of hunters. Now we are the...read more

  • Bryan Thomas Schmidt

    An anthology celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Predator franchise, If It Bleeds includes seventeen brand new, never-before-seen stories-exclusive to this collection-featuring the Predators throughout space and time. Based entirely on the original films, novels, and comics, Predator: If It Bleeds (a quote from the original movie) reveals the Predators stalking prey in twelfth-century Japan, ninth-century Viking Norway, World War I, Vietnam, the Civil War, Hurricane Katrina, and the modern day, as well as across the far reaches of future space. "Devil Dogs" by Tim Lebbon"Stonewall's Last Stand" by Jeremy Robinson"Rematch" by Steve Perry"May Blood Pave My Way Home" by Weston...read more

  • Liz Braswell

    The first book in a new young adult line that asks readers: What if classic Disney fairy tales had happened a little bit differently? When Jafar steals the Genie’s lamp, he uses his first two wishes to become sultan and the most powerful sorcerer in the world. Agrabah lives in fear, waiting for his third and final wish. To stop the power-mad ruler, Aladdin and the deposed Princess Jasmine must unite the people of Agrabah in rebellion. But soon their fight for freedom threatens to tear the kingdom apart in a costly civil war. What happens next? A Street Rat becomes a leader. A princess becomes a revolutionary. And readers will never look at the story of Aladdin in the same way...read more

  • Liz Braswell

    What if Belle's mother cursed the Beast? As Old as Time is the third book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. When Belle touches the Beast's enchanted rose, memories flood through Belle's mind-memories of a mother she thought she would never see again. And, stranger still, she sees that her mother is none other than the beautiful enchantress who cursed the castle and all its inhabitants. Shocked and confused, Belle and the Beast will have to unravel a dark mystery about their families that is 21 years in the...read more

  • Scott Pratt

    Former defense attorney Darren Street is desperately trying to put his life back together after spending two years in a maximum-security prison for a murder he didn’t commit. He’s rebuilding his law practice, reconnecting with his son, and falling more deeply in love with his girlfriend, fellow attorney Grace Alexander. But the past casts a long shadow, and for Street, there’s no outrunning it. Tormented by nightmares and violent mood swings, Street is seeking treatment for PTSD when a new trauma shakes his world: his mother is killed in an explosion, but the police believe Street was the intended target. Payback from an old enemy, or the calling card of a deadly new foe?...read more