Cover of The Timaeus

Timaeus is one of Plato's dialogues, mostly in the form of a long monologue given by the titular character, written circa 360 BC. The work puts forward speculation on the nature of the physical world and human beings. It is followed by the dialogue Critias. Speakers of the dialogue are Socrates, Timaeus of Locri, Hermocrates, and Critias. Some scholars believe that it is not the Critias of the Thirty Tyrants who is appearing in this dialogue, but his grandfather, who is also named Critias.


Cover of C++ in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours is a hands-on guide to the C++ programming language. Readers are provided with short, practical examples that illustrate key concepts, syntax, and techniques. Using a straightforward approach, this fast and friendly tutorial teaches you everything you need to know, from installing and using a compiler, to debugging the programs you've created, to what's new in C++14. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common C++ programming tas...


Cover of Captive of the Desert King

Captive of the Desert King Desert king Jarek was used to having total control, but then he met the feisty and independent Sarah, who made him forget his responsibilities as a royal - until she betrayed him. Now his sworn enemy wants her dead and only Jarek can protect her! The Unexpected Hero Kristin had hoped her new job would be a welcome change from her military tragedy - until David set her vulnerable heart on fire. But there was more to him than his rough exterior suggested. Could he have t...


Cover of Joe's Wife

MEMORIES... Tye Hatcher returned to Aspen Grove to find that life in the sleepy Western town hadn't changed much. The townspeople stubbornly refused to see the man he had become. That is, everybody but Meg Telford. Meg definitely took notice of the reticent rancher and gave him a chance in life when no one else would. Still, Meg clung to the memories of her late husband, afraid of the feelings Tye aroused in her heart. And though Tye vowed to prove his...


Cover of A Wedding In Wyoming

Jenn Washington has spent years avoiding questions about her love life. This year she's finally found a way to take the focus off herself at the annual family reunion. Sending herself some flowers from "John" should appease her relatives, until her pretend boyfriend arrives at the front door in the flesh! Johnny Barnes has his own reasons for playing along with Jenn's ruse, and his growing attraction for her is only one of them. But secrets from her p...


Cover of Mythology

Enter a world of myth and magic. Follow the adventures of Mighty Aphrodite, Heroic Hercules and Awesome Apollo - super-heroes of long ago! Everything you need to know about anything to do with Mythology and great for project work.


Cover of When Love Comes Home

Paige Ellis's prayers had been answered! Kidnapped by her ex-husband, Paige's son had finally come home. But their reunion was not the loving one she'd envisioned: her sweet little boy had turned into a resentful, surly teen. Desperate for help, she turned to the one man who'd rather not get involved. Attorney Grady Jones was clueless about women. Yet client Paige Ellis seemed not to notice. Her gentle beauty and strong faith touched the emptiness insi...


Cover of The Cowboy's Sweetheart

Cowgirl Andie Forester let an unexpected kiss turn into something more with cowboy Ryder Johnson. He's her best friend-and the man she's secretly loved forever. But when Andie discovers she's carrying his child, she turns to her newfound faith instead of the friendship now lost to her. Until Ryder comes blaring into Dawson, Oklahoma, proposing marriage-for the right and wrong reasons. Andie longs to say yes. But commitment-shy Ryder will have to say three little words first. And mean t...


Cover of Bound to the Warrior King

The warrior she tamed...Wild and untamed, Tarek al-Khalij was never meant to rule Tahar. More familiar with a sword than a crown, this lethal warrior must now heal the suffering his brother's rule inflicted. To do it, he needs his most precious - and dangerous - weapon yet...a royal bride! The widow he conquered Elegant and poised, Queen Olivia will educate Tarek in the civilized art of political warfare. But in exchange, Tarek unleashes an unrestrained, primal passion she could never have gue...


Cover of Vilhjalmur Stefansson

One of Canadas most famous and controversial Arctic explorers, Vilhjalmur Stefansson contributed immensely to knowledge about the Far North.


Cover of Mathematical Methods for Financial Markets

Mathematical finance has grown into a huge area of research which requires a large number of sophisticated mathematical tools. This book simultaneously introduces the financial methodology and the relevant mathematical tools in a style that is mathematically rigorous and yet accessible to practitioners and mathematicians alike. It interlaces financial concepts such as arbitrage opportunities, admissible strategies, contingent claims, option pricing and default risk with the mathematical theory o...


Cover of Her Royal Husband

ONE DAY MY PRINCE WILL COME...BACK! Five years ago, all-American beauty Jordan Ashbury shared a long hot summer with Ben Prince-a handsome European with much to hide. Yet when autumn arrived, Ben returned home, leaving Jordan with only sweet memories and the child he didn't know she carried. But now, while catering a royal affair in Penwyck, Jordan ran into Ben Prince and discovered that her handsome summer Romeo was actually...Prince Owen of Penwyck! Yet Jordan couldn't imag...


Cover of New Zealand

boiling mud pools, eerie volcanic landscapes, giant 1500 year-old trees, mighty glaciers, whale watching and swimming with dolphins, fantastic beaches, wineries, plus some of the finest bush walking in the world! - coverage of popular adventure sports including bungee jumping, the luge, year-round skiing and snowboarding - special focus on Maori culture and the country's outstanding flora and fauna - accommodation options from low cost to luxury


Cover of Southeast Asia on a Shoestring

'Southeast Asia on a Shoestring' covers all the countries in the region, and features the jungles, oceans, volcanoes and mountains of the area.


Cover of Manhattan Merger

Manhattan millionaire Payne Sterling is used to being in the public eye, but his notoriety goes too far when he sees his picture on a succession of new romance novels! Payne has never posed for any portrait, so he's determined to track down the artist who's embarrassed him.... Beautiful, talented Rainey Bennet had seen Payne's photo in her brother's holiday snaps and, having no idea he was a famous entrepreneur, she thought he made perfect "hero" material!...


Cover of Chicken Soup for the Christian Woman's Soul

Christian women who make God and family a priority in their life will love Chicken Soup for the Christian Woman's Soul, an affirming collection of stories that share the miracles that are possible when their hearts are open to God. This wonderful new addition is filled with compelling real-life accounts of how women from all denominations were buoyed by their faith during incredibly challenging circumstances: amazing women who maintained faith in God's divine plan instead of succumbing to fear a...


Cover of The Tycoon's Proposition

When Terri Jeppson is informed that her ex-husband is desperately ill, she rushes to his aid. It's not until she gives him a therapeutic massage - on doctors orders - that she realizes the man at her fingertips isn't her ex at all. He's an incredibly handsome, sexy...total stranger! Terri has unwittingly found herself up close and person with international billionaire Ben Herrick. And he has one more surprise for Terri: a shocking proposal. Their unexpected encounter has certainly broken the...




Cover of Shiloh 1862

The first major battle in the Western theatre of the American Civil War (1861-1865), Shiloh came as a horrifying shock to both the American public and those in arms. For the first time they had some idea of the terrible price that would be paid for the preservation of the Union. On 6 April 1862 General Albert Sidney Johnston caught Grant and Sherman by surprise and very nearly drove them into the River Tennessee, but was mortally wounded in the process. Somehow Grant and Sherman hung on and the...