Rise of the King

Companion Codex, II

Author: R.A. Salvatore

Publisher: Wizards of the Coast

ISBN: 0786965517

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 6436

In the second book of the Companions Codex, the latest series in R.A. Salvatore’s New York Times best-selling saga of dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden, the orcs of Many Arrows decide to take advantage of the chaos wrought by the Sundering to reignite a blood feud first brought to life in the phenomenal best seller The Thousand Orcs.

Against All Odds

Rise of a King

Author: Lionel Lindsey

Publisher: Lionel Lindsey/43952 Entertainment

ISBN: 9780692469156

Category:

Page: 298

View: 6284

Against All Odds: Rise of A king gives a riveting account of Linz and his crew the 4 kings as they navigate their way thru the merciless streets of Pittsburgh, Pa. As they attempt to rise to the top and be seated amongst the steel city's elite players in the game. Although the love of money & it's evil twin power is evident, it's the strong desire of revenge that truly motivates them.

Kamehameha

The Rise of a King

Author: David Eyre

Publisher: Kamehameha Schools Press

ISBN: 9780873363228

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2703

"A work of historical fiction based on Hawaiian sources and years of research. The stories shed new light on Kamehameha's upbringing and his lifelong quest to unify the Hawaiian Islands"--Jacket.

Rise of the King

A Bird Shifter Novel

Author: Mandy Roth

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781717051202

Category:

Page: 234

View: 347

Paranormal Bird Shifter Romance Warrior, bastard, outcast, traitor to his kind, these are all labels Lazar has worn for the past several years, since he took a stand against the actions of a mad king. He's defended the Kingdom of the Hawks even though the blood of the Falcons runs through his veins. He's bedded their women, drank their mead and protected their king. None of that makes him one of them. An empty pit has been in his stomach for years, believing his true mate perished long ago. When he learns she's alive, he has to not only win her over, but also make her understand men who can shift into birds aren't the things of nightmares. They're real, and he's one of them. Sabrina lives a relatively sheltered life. Her overprotective uncle means well but can sometimes go too far. When he shows up with a sexy hunk she's dreamed about, it's all Sabrina can do to control her emotions. As old lies are uncovered, she has to decide if she should open her heart to a man who has made using women an art form and who also happens to have wings. Plus, he's more than just any old shifter male. He's the rightful king of the Falco, and it's time he rose to his position and accepted his destiny, even if that destiny includes her.

The Return of the Kings

Rise of the New Feudalism

Author: Thomas Purcell

Publisher: Thomas Purcell

ISBN: 1460977033

Category: Political Science

Page: 158

View: 5298

What does the environmental movement want in world politics? Why are the Royal families of Europe so involved in Green politics? These questions and more are answered in this in depth historical analysis by conservative author Thomas Purcell ('Conservative Issues From the Desert'). The European monarchies ruled the world for more than a thousand years and despite the rise of capitalism and America in the late 18th century, they are poised to rise again to power by forcing America into a modern day feudalistic economy. How that will happen, and the role of the Progressive movement in that rise is summarized in this non-fiction book.

2 Samuel

The Fall and Rise of the King

Author: Tim Chester

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784982195

Category: Religion

Page: 70

View: 3139

2 Samuel is the story of the rise, fall, and rise of King David, Israel's greatest King. It is also the story of the rule, forgiveness and promise of Israel's God. And as we look at David, we see shadows of Israel's greatest King, his descendant, Christ Jesus. These six studies will bring this part of the Old Testament alive for small groups, showing them the joy of living under the loving rule of the ultimate Shepherd King.

Excalibur

Book Three of the Rise of the King Trilogy

Author: Kevin B. Shearer

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781544198149

Category:

Page: 290

View: 4684

The final book of the Rise of the King trilogy showcases Arthur's final preparations for him to return to England and take up his mantle. But what will the great King's role be in today's twisted political world?

King of the World

Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero

Author: David Remnick

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0804173621

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 3817

With an Introduction by Salman Rushdie On the night in 1964 that Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) stepped into the ring with Sonny Liston, he was widely regarded as an irritating freak who danced and talked way too much. Six rounds later Ali was not only the new world heavyweight boxing champion: He was "a new kind of black man" who would shortly transform America's racial politics, its popular culture, and its notions of heroism. No one has captured Ali--and the era that he exhilarated and sometimes infuriated--with greater vibrancy, drama, and astuteness than David Remnick, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin's Tomb (and editor of The New Yorker). In charting Ali's rise from the gyms of Louisville, Kentucky, to his epochal fights against Liston and Floyd Patterson, Remnick creates a canvas of unparalleled richness. He gives us empathetic portraits of wisecracking sportswriters and bone-breaking mobsters; of the baleful Liston and the haunted Patterson; of an audacious Norman Mailer and an enigmatic Malcolm X. Most of all, King of the World does justice to the speed, grace, courage, humor, and ebullience of one of the greatest athletes and irresistibly dynamic personalities of our time. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Rise of the Dragons (Kings and Sorcerers--Book 1)

Author: Morgan Rice

Publisher: Morgan Rice

ISBN: 1632911566

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

View: 4658

“If you thought that there was no reason left for living after the end of the Sorcerer’s Ring series, you were wrong. In RISE OF THE DRAGONS Morgan Rice has come up with what promises to be another brilliant series, immersing us in a fantasy of trolls and dragons, of valor, honor, courage, magic and faith in your destiny. Morgan has managed again to produce a strong set of characters that make us cheer for them on every page.…Recommended for the permanent library of all readers that love a well-written fantasy.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos The #1 Bestseller! From #1 Bestselling author Morgan Rice comes a sweeping new epic fantasy series: RISE OF THE DRAGONS (KINGS AND SORCERERS—Book 1). Kyra, 15, dreams of becoming a famed warrior, like her father, even though she is the only girl in a fort of boys. As she struggles to understand her special skills, her mysterious inner power, she realizes she is different than the others. But a secret is being kept from her about her birth and the prophecy surrounding her, leaving her to wonder who she really is. When Kyra comes of age and the local lord comes to take her away, her father wants to wed her off to save her. Kyra, though, refuses, and she journeys out on her own, into a dangerous wood, where she encounters a wounded dragon—and ignites a series of events that will change the kingdom forever. 15 year old Alec, meanwhile, sacrifices for his brother, taking his place in the draft, and is carted off to The Flames, a wall of flames a hundred feet high that wards off the army of Trolls to the east. On the far side of the kingdom, Merk, a mercenary striving to leave behind his dark past, quests through the wood to become a Watcher of the Towers and help guard the Sword of Fire, the magical source of the kingdom’s power. But the Trolls want the Sword, too—and they prepare for a massive invasion that could destroy the kingdoms forever. With its strong atmosphere and complex characters, RISE OF THE DRAGONS is a sweeping saga of knights and warriors, of kings and lords, of honor and valor, of magic, destiny, monsters and dragons. It is a story of love and broken hearts, of deception, of ambition and betrayal. It is fantasy at its finest, inviting us into a world that will live with us forever, one that will appeal to all ages and genders. RISE OF THE VALIANT (KINGS AND SORCERERS--BOOK #2) is now also available! “RISE OF THE DRAGONS succeeds—right from the start…. A superior fantasy…It begins, as it should, with one protagonist's struggles and moves neatly into a wider circle of knights, dragons, magic and monsters, and destiny.…All the trappings of high fantasy are here, from soldiers and battles to confrontations with self….A recommended winner for any who enjoy epic fantasy writing fueled by powerful, believable young adult protagonists.” --Midwest Book Review, D. Donovan, eBook Reviewer “An action packed fantasy sure to please fans of Morgan Rice’s previous novels, along with fans of works such as The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini…. Fans of Young Adult Fiction will devour this latest work by Rice and beg for more.” --The Wanderer, A Literary Journal (regarding Rise of the Dragons)

The Rise of a King

Author: DeWitt C. Tremaine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781420846652

Category: Fiction

Page: 500

View: 7947

Follow along as the author relates his experiences from the time he enlists in the Army Air Force in 1942, thru training as an Aviation Cadet and finally as the pilot-in-command of a B-17 Flying Fortress as the 8th Air Force mounts its attack against Hitler's Germany. Enjoy moments of humor, live incidents of aviation suspense and feel the sorrow of tragic times.

King of Prey

A Bird Shifter Novel (King of Prey 1)

Author: Mandy M. Roth

Publisher: Raven Happy Hour

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 125

View: 6909

Paranormal Bird Shifter Romance In a place where realms combine and portals open passages to the unknown, a prophecy speaks of fertility being restored to his people through the taking of King Kabril’s mate. The prophecy neglects to mention she lacks something vital to his kind—wings. Kabril, King of the Buteos Regalis has no interest in taking a human mate. His kind believes humans are dirty, vile creatures who rely on machines to lift them into the air. The last place he wants to go in search of his mate is Earth, but he’s left no choice. Never did he expect to find love on a planet with one moon, people who lack wings and a stubborn vixen who makes his heart soar. When he does, he fears the truth about who and what he truly is will steal it away. Little does he know his enemies fully intend on doing the taking.

The Rise Of The King

Author: Samantha Lee

Publisher: Samantha Lee

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 7219

What does the crown prince to the Vampire throne do when he is too young to save the people he loves? He runs away, that’s what Dimitri does when his parents are murdered. Time was what he needed to overcome his enemies, now he is older, stronger, and ready to avenge his family. His destiny won’t wait any longer. His time is now. Join Dimitri's journey from boy to man and from man to King.

Chronicles of The King: Rise of Legends #Chapter 1

E.Divian

Author: E.Divian

Publisher: E.Divian

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 7

View: 8666

The year is 20XX. Earth’s advancement in technology has allowed it to expand to the far reaches of space. Humans have moved to the many ‘colonies’ surrounding it. New species and races have appeared. New energy sources have been found reducing the value of fossil fuels. It was supposed to be a time of peace, but chaos loomed in the faces of many. The world was in the midst of a tremendous crisis. The appearance of new superpower nations had caused an outbreak of war that spanned 20 years. These new countries and its allies were know and feared as “The Order’. They were ruthless and wanted to control the world’s energy supplies, destroying any nation that stood in their way. But all was not lost. The remaining countries banded together to stop The Order. They formed ‘The International Military (I.M) and fought against The Order. Many battles were fought and many lives were lost. After 20 years The Order seemed to be gaining an upper hand as the older generation of I.M soldiers slowly faded away from the battlefield. It looked as though all hope was lost for the world. But hope came in the new generation of I.M soldiers that appeared, pushing the Order back. Amongst them there is a team that have been a major turning point in the war. That teams name is Taskforce 666. And this is their story…..

The Rise of Nykloneci in His Service to the King

Author: Gary Hamer

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1622953606

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

View: 2715

King Hertfa is working to maintain his empire against the forces of the Dark Lords. Nykloneci has determined he is going to serve the king in whatever way he can. He knows he can do great things for the king if only he can get his chance. His father Herbance has become an elder to the king, and with this position comes great and awesome responsibilities. Nykloneci is trying to figure out a way to surpass his father in his service to King Hertfa. Nykloneci has entered the service of the king and has attained the position of a water bearer to the king's warriors. He knows he can do more, but now he must wait for his time to come. The chance seems like it will never arrive for Nykloneci until the three day war begins. Tanas has gathered several of the tribal leaders, and they have determined if they come against the king together they can take over the empire. This massive battle begins and the king's warriors are terribly outnumbered by the forces which have joined under the leadership of Tanas. King Hertfa begins to wonder what chance his warriors will have against such overwhelming odds. King Hertfa makes his plans with one of his secrets as the focus of what he needs to remain in control of the empire. This is only the beginning and there is always more to come; look for the next installment of the adventures of Nykloneci in Nykloneci's Rise to the General of the King's Army.

All the King's Men

Author: Robert Penn Warren

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780156031042

Category: Fiction

Page: 661

View: 3232

Louisiana governor Willie Stark's obsession with political power leads to the ultimate corruption of his gubernatorial administration, in the story of the rise and fall of a Southern politician and demagogue in the 1930s. Reprint. (A Columbia Pictures film, written & directed by Steven Zaillian, releasing Fall 2006, starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Patricia Clarkson, & Anthony Hopkins) (Historical Fiction)

Pablo Escobar

The Rise and Fall of The King of Cocaine

Author: J.D. Rockefeller

Publisher: J.D. Rockefeller

ISBN: 1519427476

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 30

View: 8941

Life is what you make it. Nobody can ever tell how in the world a young middle-class and innocent boy became one of the most wanted and most notorious criminal in the world. Sometimes, circumstances can change an angel into a devil and vice versa. A person is the only one who can decide for his own life and of the future that he would love to have soon. Money is one of the things that can make a person change into someone that is very unlike of him. Pablo Escobar is one of those innocent people who became the most destructive person of the past due to some changes in his life that had a great influence on him. Who says that only those celebrities are the most influential and most famous persons on earth? Pablo Escobar is famous not because he is a celebrity, but because he was one of the most notorious and richest Colombian drug lord who has supplied over 80% of cocaine that were smuggled into the United States. Pablo Escobar was widely known in the world as the "King of Cocaine" and became a big name in the industry of black market when he became the wealthiest criminal that has ever lived in history; with an estimated net worth of about 30 billion US dollars way back in the early 1990s. Aside from that, he had an approximately 50 billion US dollars when his money that was buried in several parts of Colombia are included. This book tells the beginnings and the brutal rise as well as the fall of the world's most dangerous outlaw and Colombian King of Cocaine Pablo Escobar, whose injustice criminal empire and reign held a whole nation of over 30 million hostages. His criminal empire has brought a reign of complete chaos and terror that would only end with Pablo Escobar's death and this had happened after a 16-month manhunt for Escobar. At his height and peak of success in 1980s, Pablo Escobar owned planes and fleets of luxury boats, and 19 different residences and mansions in Medellin, each with its very own helipad. There are many attempts to capture him, but he just simply bought off the police, judges and politicians all throughout the country and he killed the others who did not cooperate with him. The Colombian government tried many times to capture him, but he always evaded them. But in 1988, around one thousand national police searched and raided one of his luxurious mansions and with pure luck, he was caught with his pants down, literally.

Urbantoons the King of Mali

Rise of Mansa Musa

Author: Urbantoons Inc

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996669061

Category:

Page: 60

View: 2483

Urbantoons' "The King Of Mali," is a story about the rise of a young African boy named Musa, who grew up humbly in the Mali Empire under King Sundiata. Groomed to be a royal guard for the king, Musa had a bigger dream. His dream was bigger and he lived to be richest king to ever live. Loosely based on a true story, this is a great book for confidence building, overcoming obstacles, and reaching for your goals. Urbantoons', "The King Of Mali" is a beautifully illustrated book with bright and dazzling colors. It will strike any child's imagination and create the ultimate reading experience.

Order of Kings

The Rise of the Penguins Saga

Author: Steven Douglas Hammond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996542432

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

View: 8872

The fifth installment in the Rise of the Penguins travels to South Georgia Island where the aging King Elinthaw is succumbing to a darkness few see. Admiral Gregor suspects something is amiss and embarks on a quest which will take him to the edge of what he thought possible.