It began with Raven's Gate. But it's not over yet. Once again the enemy is stirring. After defeating the Old Ones at Raven's Gate, Matt Freeman thought he could get on with his life. But someone has other ideas... Far away in Peru a second gate is about to open. Only Matt has the power to stop the forces of darkness breaking through, but now they know all about him. This time they're going to destroy him first. Evil Star is adventure on an epic scale.
The Blackwell Companion to the Problem of Evil presents a collection of original essays providing both overview and insight, clarifying and evaluating the philosophical and theological “problem of evil” in its various contexts and manifestations. Features all original essays that explore the various forms of the problems of evil, offering theistic responses that attempt to explain evil as well as discussion of the challenges facing such explanations Includes section introductions with a historical essay that traces the developments of the issues explored Acknowledges the fact that there are many problems of evil, some of which apply only to those who believe in concepts such as hell and some of which apply to non-theists Represents views from the various religious traditions, including Hindu, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim
The official Visual Companion for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies sees the devastating conclusion of the Company's quest to reclaim the kingdom of Erebor and the terrible battle that is about to consume the plains of the Lonely Mountain. Introduced by Sir Ian McKellen, the final Visual Companion in the series sees the desolation of Smaug the Magnificent, and the ruination of The Battle of the Five Armies. The destruction of Lake-town leaves its inhabitants wandering through the ruins of Dale, looking to Bard to lead them in rebuilding their lives. Destitute, all eyes turn towards the Lonely Mountain and the promised payment of a debt. Under the command of Sauron, Azog the Defiler prepares to unleash a terrible army, the likes of which the Third Age has never seen. All hope rests upon uniting the free peoples of Middle-earth in the fight against evil, and Bilbo Baggins holds a powerful key to striking up a bargain… Follow the last journey of Thorin Oakenshield's Company as the fight for the vast wealth of the Lonely Mountain continues on to a devastating conclusion.
Following the events of Star Trek Into Darkness, the U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a new five-year mission of discovery, but is interrupted by a visit from the classic character Q, who challenges this timeline’s Captain Kirk to solve a classic no-win situation… if he can, in “The Q Gambit.” In “Behemoth,” the crew come upon a damaged alien vessel of unknown origin. Discovering the injured pilot inside, they learn of a new threat of unprecedented power. In “Eurydice,” the Enterprise finds itself adrift, farther from Earth than any other starship has ever traveled. And, in “The Tholian Webs” the ship becomes trapped in INTERPHASE, a dangerous condition of space within which the ship’s structural integrity–and the crew’s sanity–are at risk.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist, dramatist, and short story writer, universally known for her Gothic novel "Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus". This volume consists of two wonderful works: intriguing but tragic "The Evil Eye" and gothic "The Heir of Mondolfo".
Meet Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the crew of the amazing spaceship DSS Sauropod as the Astrosaurs fight evil across the galaxy! When several spaceships go missing, the astrosaurs investigate - and are attacked by terrifying Star Pirates! The greedy ship-looters have a plan that will wreck the galaxy. Can Teggs stop them in time? INCLUDES FREE COLLECTOR CARDS AND SPECIAL ASTROSAURS PUZZLES INSIDE!
An in-depth look at strategies and techniques of five of the country's best money managers In Five Key Lessons from Top Money Managers, Scott Kays taps into the investment knowledge of five of the nation's foremost money managers-Bill Nygren, Andy Stephens, Christopher Davis, Bill Fries, and John Calamos. Through extensive interviews with these investment experts, Kays found five principles that are common to all of them. This book discusses each of these five principles in detail-and gives readers specific tools to implement what they've learned by developing a step-by-step process that incorporates all five principles. Kays even teaches readers how to screen for companies that meet the criteria for quality businesses and then analyze three of the qualifying firms to determine if they sell above or below their fair market value.
Designing Your Organization is a hands-on guide that provides managers with a set of practical tools to use when making organization design decisions. Based on Jay Galbraith’s widely used Star Model, the book covers the fundamentals of organization design and offers frameworks and tools to help leaders execute their strategy. The authors address the five specific design challenges that confront most of today’s organizations: · Designing around the customer · Organizing across borders · Making a matrix work · Solving the centralization—and decentralization dilemma · Organizing for innovation
Holmes and Watson are faced with their most terrifying case yet. The legend of the devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskerville families home warns the descendants of that ancient clan never to venture out in those dark hours when the power of evil is exalted. Now, the most recent Baskerville, Sir Charles, is dead and the footprints of a giant hound have been found near his body. Will the new heir meet the same fate?
This 24-page article is perfect for leaders with limited time and budget. It provides a concise overview of Kouzes and Posner's model and overall thoughts on leadership in the realm of government/public sector. Ideal for orienting readers to the Five Practices® model at the beginning of a workshop or coaching session, the piece contains two Leadership Challenge case studies drawn from government and the public sector, a short description of the Five Practices®, a section on «Learning to Lead», and background information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).