• Fiction

Topping the Alpha

Trident Security Book 4
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 254
View: 9571
Getting involved with your brothers’ friend and employee is never a good idea, but after being dominated by Jake Donovan for one night, Nick Sawyer wants more. A Navy SEAL, Nick’s been the alpha in every relationship he’s ever had, but now finds himself craving to submit to Jake again. The problem is Jake’s determined that will never happen. Thrown together to help a girl in danger, Nick starts breaking through Jake’s defenses, but when things go awry, Jake must confront the ghosts from his past before he can ever think about a future. Nick just hopes that future includes him. ***The Trident Security series contains elements of the BDSM lifestyle, sensual romance, nail-biting suspense, and happily-ever-afters. The Trident Security Series: Book 1 - Leather & Lace (Devon & Kristen) Book 2 - His Angel (Ian & Angie) Book 3 - Waiting For Him (Boomer & Kat) Book 3.5 - Not Negotiable: A Novella (Parker & Shelby) Book 4 - Topping the Alpha (Jake & Nick) Book 5 - Watching From the Shadows (Marco & Harper) Book 5.5 - Whiskey Tribute: A Novella (Curt & Dana) Book 6 - Tickle His Fancy (Brody & Fancy) Book 7 - Absolving His Sins (Carter & Jordyn) Book 7.5 - Option Number Three (Mitch, Tyler, & Tori) The books of the Trident Security Series can be read as stand-alones, however, for optimum enjoyment they are best read in order.

    • Fiction

Trident Security Series Box Set Two

Topping the Alpha; Watching From the Shadows; Tickle His Fancy
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 781
View: 1096

    • Business & Economics

The Quest for Alpha

The Holy Grail of Investing
Author: Larry E. Swedroe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118005705
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 208
View: 2796
The final word on passive vs. active investing The debate on active investing-stock picking and market timing-versus passive investing-markets are highly efficient and almost impossible to outperform-has raged for decades. Which side is right? In The Quest for Alpha: The Holy Grail of Investing, author Larry E. Swedroe puts an end to the debate, proving once and for all that active investing is likely to prove futile as the associated expenses-costs, fees, and time spent analyzing individual stocks and the overall market-are likely to exceed any benefits gained. The book Presents research, data, and quotations that reveal it's extremely difficult to outperform the market Explains why investors should focus on asset allocation, fund construction, costs, tax efficiency, and the building of a globally diversified portfolio that minimizes, if not eliminates, the taking of idiosyncratic, uncompensated risks Other titles by Swedroe: The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You'll Ever Need and The Only Guide You'll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan Investors are on a never-ending search for a money manager who will deliver returns above the appropriate risk-adjusted benchmark, aka the "Holy Grail of Investing." The Quest for Alpha demonstrates that it's a loser's game-while it's possible to win, it's so unlikely that you shouldn't try.

    • Fiction

Gabe's Alpha (Dark Hollow Wolf Pack 4)


Author: Shannon West
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781618859105
Category: Fiction
Page: 136
View: 7860
Gabe is a typical young college student until the night he and his mother are attacked by a beast who kills his mother and leaves Gabe for dead. When Gabe discovers the beast who bit him was a werewolf, and shifts into a beast like creature at the full moon, he leaves his home and descends into a nightmare of drugs, alcohol and one night stands. As he's camping in the woods, preparing for the painful shift to come, he meets a the gorgeous alpha of the Dark Hollow Wolf Pack who tells Gabe he's trespassing on his territory. Before Gabe knows it, he's been trussed up, thrown over the man's shoulder and taken as the mate of the alpha. Gabe embraces his new role as mate to the handsome Zack, but if the alpha thinks the wild young man will settle down, he's got another think coming.

    • Dyes and dyeing

Textile Colorist


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Dyes and dyeing
Page: N.A
View: 3092
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    • Fiction

Watching From the Shadows

Trident Security Book 5
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 267
View: 6455
“One devastatingly deadly Dominant meets one tiny baby…his baby. Oh, I loved this hero! Nonstop suspense, sinfully sensuous sex scenes, and a captivating romance--this book has it all!”—New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Cherise Sinclair “One devastatingly deadly Dominant meets one tiny baby . . . his baby. Oh, I loved this hero! Nonstop suspense, sinfully sensuous sex scenes, and a captivating romance--this book has it all!”—New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Cherise Sinclair Baby? What baby? Marco DeAngelis is determined to stay single and childless forever. But sometimes life gives you what you never knew you wanted. After months of trying to contact Marco, Harper Williams finally admits she’ll be raising her child alone, since he won’t return her calls. When Harper is violently attacked, the two are, reluctantly, thrown together again and become embroiled in a web of lies and deceit. Will they lose their baby, each other, and their lives? ***The Trident Security series contains elements of the BDSM lifestyle, sensual romance, nail-biting suspense, and happily-ever-afters. The Trident Security Series: Book 1 - Leather & Lace (Devon & Kristen) Book 2 - His Angel (Ian & Angie) Book 3 - Waiting For Him (Boomer & Kat) Book 3.5 - Not Negotiable: A Novella (Parker & Shelby) Book 4 - Topping the Alpha (Jake & Nick) Book 5 - Watching From the Shadows (Marco & Harper) Book 5.5 - Whiskey Tribute: A Novella (Curt & Dana) Book 6 - Tickle His Fancy (Brody & Fancy) Book 7 - Absolving His Sins (Carter & Jordyn) Book 7.5 - Option Number Three (Mitch, Tyler, & Tori) Book 8 - Salvaging His Soul (Jase & Brie) The books of the Trident Security Series can be read as stand-alones, however, for optimum enjoyment they are best read in order.

    • Fiction

Don't Fight It

Hazard Falls Book 1
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 160
View: 9554
When it feels right, don't fight it. Shane and Tucker have been mourning their wife's death for two years. Their love for each other and their daughter has gotten them through the rough time. But while Shane is ready to take a chance on a new future, Tucker is stuck in the past, finding it hard to let go. Paige is trying to put her life back together after her marriage crumbled following her husband's arrest. Leaving California behind, she moves to Kansas, taking a job as a housekeeper and a nanny to a six-year-old girl. She shouldn't be dreaming of her sexy new bosses, but after seeing a steamy encounter between the two men, she can't get either of them out of her mind. Shane is certain Paige is the one who can finally heal them, but convincing her and Tucker might take a little scheming. Will it backfire or give them all a second chance at love? *Adult content. **An exciting new series from the author of the Trident Security series!

    • Fiction

Tickle His Fancy

Trident Security Book 6
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 280
View: 7779
All around him, Brody "Egghead" Evans Trident Security teammates have fallen in love and gotten their happily ever after. Ironically, they had always thought the charismatic Dominant would be the first one to fall—not the last. While helping his boss’s fiancée find a new bakery for their wedding cake, he finds himself drooling—not over the delicious confections, but the sweet baker who’d created them. The lone survivor, Francine ‘Fancy’ Maguire’s world was destroyed when her husband and unborn baby perished in a horrific car accident. Three years later, she is finally shedding the dark shroud she was existing under and starting to live once more. When a handsome customer takes an interest in her, he sparks something deep within her that she never expected to feel again. But will she dare to give love another try? With a killer on the loose and an unknown vandal targeting Fancy’s business, Brody finds plenty of reasons to keep her close. Can he break through the steel barrier she has wrapped around her heart? Or will he lose her before he can convince her to take a second chance on love? The Trident Security Series: Book 1 - Leather & Lace (Devon & Kristen) Book 2 - His Angel (Ian & Angie) Book 3 - Waiting For Him (Boomer & Kat) Book 3.5 - Not Negotiable: A Novella (Parker & Shelby) Book 4 - Topping the Alpha (Jake & Nick) Book 5 - Watching From the Shadows (Marco & Harper) Book 5.5 - Whiskey Tribute: A Novella (Curt & Dana) Book 6 - Tickle His Fancy (Brody & Fancy) Book 7 - Absolving His Sins (Carter & Jordyn) Book 7.5 - Option Number Three (Mitch, Tyler, & Tori) The books of the Trident Security Series can be read as stand-alones, however, for optimum enjoyment they are best read in order.

    • Fiction

Summer's Fall

Trident Security Omega Team Book 3
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 3636
Blurb and cover coming soon! The Trident Security Series: Book 1 - Leather & Lace (Devon & Kristen) Book 2 - His Angel (Ian & Angie) Book 3 - Waiting For Him (Boomer & Kat) Book 3.5 - Not Negotiable: A Novella (Parker & Shelby) Book 4 - Topping the Alpha (Jake & Nick) Book 5 - Watching From the Shadows (Marco & Harper) Book 5.5 - Whiskey Tribute: A Novella (Curt & Dana) Book 6 - Tickle His Fancy (Brody & Fancy) Book 7 - Absolving His Sins (Carter & Jordyn) Book 7.5 - Option Number Three (Mitch, Tyler, & Tori) Book 8 - Salvaging His Soul (Jase & Brie) Trident Security Omega Team Series: Prequel - Mountain of Evil Book 1 - A Dead Man's Pulse (Logan & Dakota) Book 2 - Forty Days & One Knight (Darius & Tahira) Book 3 - Summer's Fall (Valentino & Summer)

    • Fiction

Alpha Mine


Author: Brenda Sparks
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc
ISBN: 1628301171
Category: Fiction
Page: 390
View: 6448
In the shadows of the night, there exists a band of warriors--a group of vampires, known as the Alpha Council. Their formidable leader, Stephan von Haas, has vowed to protect not only his kind but the humans existing alongside them. His duty comes before all else--until a sassy blonde saunters into his life. When a sensual, dark-haired stranger walks into Katrina Spencer's life, he stirs her deepest desires and sweeps her into a world beyond her wildest dreams. But when Katrina is targeted by Stephan's enemies, reality shifts into something violent and deadly, as she is thrust into a realm where vampires stalk the shadows and vengeance is coming for her. Together they will confront an extraordinary destiny of peril, passion, and dark pleasures. But when one horrid mistake brings retribution, their love may pay the price.

    • Fiction

Absolving His Sins

Trident Security Book 7
Author: Samantha A. Cole
Publisher: Suspenseful Seduction Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 274
View: 1337
The book Trident Security fans have been waiting for! The huntress has become the hunted, in more ways than one. Jordyn Alvarez works for the United States government—a fact no one in authority will admit. She does Uncle Sam’s dirty work. Some might call her an agent, but few know her real title—Assassin. Trained by one of the best black operatives in the world, she wants nothing more than to add him to the long list of people she has sent straight to hell. But she doesn’t dare get close to him ever again. If she did, she couldn’t be sure her body wouldn’t betray her once more and wind up in bed with him. But with her cover blown, she may not have a choice. Who is he? He’s a ghost. A man with one name—Carter. The Trident Security Series: Book 1 - Leather & Lace (Devon & Kristen) Book 2 - His Angel (Ian & Angie) Book 3 - Waiting For Him (Boomer & Kat) Book 3.5 - Not Negotiable: A Novella (Parker & Shelby) Book 4 - Topping the Alpha (Jake & Nick) Book 5 - Watching From the Shadows (Marco & Harper) Book 5.5 - Whiskey Tribute: A Novella (Curt & Dana) Book 6 - Tickle His Fancy (Brody & Fancy) Book 7 - Absolving His Sins (Carter & Jordyn) Book 7.5 Option Number Three (Mitch, Tyler, & Tori) The books of the Trident Security Series can be read as stand-alones, however, for optimum enjoyment they are best read in order. They contain elements of BDSM and are for mature audiences only.

    • Greek letter societies

The Palm of Alpha Tau Omega


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Greek letter societies
Page: N.A
View: 1750
Vol. 57, no. 3 is a "Directory issue."

Bound and Bonded


Author: Lisa Oliver
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781517228316
Category:
Page: 406
View: 7785
Book One - Don't Touch Submissive wolf shifter Levi has met his mate, the one he wants to call Master. The problem is the Master concerned wants him for nothing more than a regular Saturday night scene and thanks to the rules the man has put in place there is nothing Levi can do about it. Thanks to the war Steel is a damaged wolf. He knows Levi is his mate and wants nothing more than to claim him. But to do that means spilling more secrets than Steel has ever been willing to share with anyone. Does he have it in him to tell Levi what is going on, or should he release him to another Master at the club? Two men who want each other - rules and secrets standing in their way. Book Two - Topping The Dom Pearson, Alpha of the Bound and Bonded Pack, had always wanted to find his mate. But as an Alpha he had always assumed the man he would be paired with would be a submissive. But when Dante appears in his office hoping to be accepted into the pack, he is anything but the submissive Pearson had believed was his Fated lover. Dante has a past of his own, and while he didn't try to hide it from his Fated Mate, he should have known it was going to cause problems. If Dante's pride didn't stop this mating from happening, then events outside of the Bound and Bonded pack just might. Getting the promise of a HEA was going to be a lot more difficult for these two men, than it should have been.

    • Fiction

Bearly Hanging On (Alpha Werebear Werewolf Shifter Paranormal Romance)


Author: Lynn Red
Publisher: Yellow Moon Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 1889
From NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY best-selling author Lynn Red comes a steamy, sensual, seductively hilarious shifter romance! Jamie Ampton is a sharp-tongued, pointy-toothed, vampy shifter with a penchant for neatly done-up hair buns and a habit of attracting EXACTLY the wrong sort of guy. Guys with a dash of arrogance, a pinch of cocky swagger turn her head... but when her last one turned out to be more “self-important jackass” and less “gruff and strong and takes what he wants,” it left her cold. So to speak. Ryan Drake has a dark past and a mysterious present. When he shows up demanding the town alpha do his part to care for Jamesburg’s aging shifters, the first thing Jamie notices is that her heart starts beating a little quicker. The second is a knot in the pit of her stomach. And then, before she can catch her breath, he stares straight into her eyes. She’s never been one for the big, loud, muscled-up types, but in the space of two breaths, the elegantly detached Jamie finds herself falling for a bear. Little does Jamie know that before he stomped into that courtroom, Ryan decided that nothing was gonna stop him from getting what he wanted. But, once he saw Jamie? Suddenly there were two things that this massive blue-eyed alpha bear were going to have, no matter what it took: help for his friends... and Jamie. And Ryan? Ryan is one bear who ALWAYS takes what he wants. ***The Jamesburg Shifters is a series of standalone novels each with a unique hero and heroine, and HEA! No cliffhangers here – the stories can be enjoyed in any order you like, though once you start, you might not want to stop!***

    • Poetry

The California Tales

A Novel
Author: Mathew Kinsella
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469101114
Category: Poetry
Page: 499
View: 8001
Exhibit-A To dream the im-poss-ible dream to fight the un-beat-able foe to run where the brave (or wise) dare not go -From the Broadway production of The Man of La Mancha, music by Darien and Leigh, 1965 Gracing the awesome coastline of California like a set of stained glass and adobe rosary beads, the 18th-century chain of twenty-one old Spanish missions offer the modern tourist a window into the history of the golden state at once colorful, quaint, often romanticized and just possibly not as benign as the tourist literature would lead us to believe. Investigating just that possibility, three amateur researchers have uncovered an historic mission artifact that, proven authentic, could shaken the golden state to its foundations. Nor would the repercussions end there, cautioned research director Brother Kolbe. Not by a long shot. At the state capitol in Sacramento, the governors Mission Affairs Department, and entrenched bereaucrazy representing the vested interest of the church, civic groups, university and private concerns, is naturally interested in the discovery. With real estate totaling in the multi-billion dollar range, including treasure troves of priceless relics and artwork, the Mission Affairs Department is somewhat hesitant at relinquishing control of their flock of iconic golden geese. Exposing the scandalous mission hullabaloo to the light of day may very well, researcher Samara Del Rio smiled with a perfectly beatific malfeasance, induce a state of anarchy. This my quest, to follow that star no matter how hopeless, no matter how far Along with Sam, ostensibly the team sociologist; Franciscan Brother and linguist Kolbe McCeanna and computer technician Felicia Bonaventura have tracked the legendary article to the derelict ruins of a minor auxiliary mission, Mision Estancia San Micmac, abandoned deep in the cathedral redwoods of Californias rugged pacific coast foothills. Exhibit-A.: as Sacramento knows, the notorious artifact is a legendary mission document lost since the colonial era, and thought to be a Spanish translation of aboriginal petroglyphs, entitled Las Cuentitas Primaveritas de Isla Califia. Past as prologue, a highly divisive work of folkloric Outside Art, colonial-era historians date the slim manuscript to the year 1561. Spakespearean scholars, however, citing key internal references to The Bards colonial-era play The Tempest, insist that the text is no older that the year 1611. Anti-Stratfordians, of course, call the Spakespearean theory leaky as an unstaunched wench. Adding to the debate, pre-Columbian archivists at Villa Poggio Gherado in Canterbury, England claim tevidence supporting a composition date of 1348. Equally divided, modern pundits dismiss Las Cuentitas as nothing more than psychosocial gibberish and third-rate poetic doggerel anyway, or else venerate the document as instrumental to a radical psychosocial transformation. Either way, if birds of a feather flock together than the infamous manuscript resembles a traditional book to the extent a penguin resembles an ostrich. [Embedded in translation throughout the plot of The California Tales], Las Cuentitas represents an extraordinary multimedia-literary genre suppressed censored and banned since the 1960s as irredeemably subversive to the status quo. During its brief hayday in the sun, the tempestuous genre was known as Prosperos Salient Heliotropic Articulation Grids: pSHAGs. And, particularly threatening to the dominate paradigm, pSHAG poetry, (or poemetry), was known, rather tongue-in-cheek, as Teleothanantological Neuropeptidal Algorithms: T.N.A.s. Moreover, reputedly encrypted within a Prospero SHAG TNA are the sole surviving fragments of the theoretical Archetypical Tale: the mother of all manuscripts, the lore at the core. Archetypical Tale theorists insist that this so-called consummate communiqu is simultaneously primordial and pansophic, pro

    • Fiction

Takin' It Deep! Feminized by the Futa Alpha


Author: MI Eros
Publisher: MI Eros
ISBN: 8827564896
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 1047
Jamie, Trent, and Eric are friends who work out at the same gym. They’ve all had their eyes on Cassie, the sexy bootylicious babe of the gym. However, they find out that Cassie is a futanari woman who likes to be on top in bed. While it’s obvious that he can’t tell his friends, Jamie still wants to take her out and see if he can get her to bottom for him while he retains his masculine swagger. Cassie agrees to bottom for him if he wins their wager. Cassie challenges Jamie to see who has the best time in running a mile. Whoever wins gets to top the other in bed for a month. Jamie runs two miles twice a week. Needless to say, he’s feeling pretty cocky. Lookout Jamie, Cassie may be eye candy, but she’s fit and ready for action. Someone is going to be topping the other for sure in this female dom male sub, futa on male, futa dom, shemale erotica. Enjoy!

    • Fiction

Breaking the Bonds


Author: Rebecca James
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
ISBN: 1634867246
Category: Fiction
Page: 100
View: 3010
Sequel to A New Beginning Proof that a small but powerful group of humans have developed a chemical compound that controls werewolves from shifting as well as preventing them from reproducing throws the shifter community into turmoil. For the past couple of years, Jax has remained in a loveless marriage in hopes of gathering enough evidence to convict those responsible for harming his werewolf friends. He is horrified when he discovers an underground omega sex trafficking ring, the omegas of which are under the influence of the sinister compound. With Jax’ acting as informant, the FBI plus alphas from various local werewolf packs manage to break into the sex trafficking den, arrest those responsible, and save the beleaguered omegas. However, will an antidote to the sinister compound be formulated in time to heal them? Jax believes he’s tainted because of what he’s seen and was forced to do. Can his lovers, David and Brooks, convince him he’s a hero not a traitor?

    • Fiction

Alpha Wars: Clan Faoladh


Author: Victoria Barbour
Publisher: Black Ink Romance
ISBN: 0986519200
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 7422
Conri Fallon is King. King of the boardroom, the bedroom, and above all else, King of all wolf shifters of Irish descent. It's not an easy job. For starters, there's a whole other clan that wants him dead. And there's a woman of legend who will either be his salvation or his destroyer. It doesn't help that the moment he meets her, it's clear that she is meant to be his in every way. Orla Kelly is happy with her life. The good, the bad, and the ugly. The good part is that she's top of her class in med school and destined for greatness. But she's not your stereotypical beauty. Sure, she has a pretty face and great boobs, but she's just too curvy for her own good. She's grown into her body and come out on top, the rarest of women. An alpha female. Which is fine and dandy when you're living in Manhattan. But a whole other issue when you find out you're part wolf. And even more difficult when you find yourself surrounded by a pack of hot men. Alpha Wars is the epic saga of two warring clans of Ireland who have fought for dominance for centuries: the Faoladh and the Conroicht. But there can only be one Alpha. And a woman holds the balance of power.