Messenger for the Guardians

A Psychic's Journey Into Angelic Communication

Author: Martin E. Crespo

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438932103

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Amy Roth challenges her fate with little more than determination, courage and a few friends. Lanterman once again explores the nature of friendship and deep-sea fishing as she creates a vivid picture of human emotion and struggle. In her new novel, Transition in Green, Lanterman compels us to wonder. How many young people loose their way in our mobile society? What role does luck play? This novel brims with hope and it delivers. Amy Roth seems a perfect victim when Rick Horner spots her in the airport in Spokane. Argus Pritchett, a rumpled, retired cop refuses to look the other way. They stay in touch over the years as Amy works out her life goals, independence and happiness. Harv Leigh finds himself in Bakersfield longer than he planned. If Harv is part of the answer for Amy, he must wait. Will he? Will a trip to the Big Island help? And what about Trez? Amy believes Trez can bend luck itself. Treasure Williams, Amy's role model and mentor, wonders if Amy recognizes happiness.
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The Guardians

Die Prophezeiung der Sterne

Author: Stefanie Burch

Publisher: neobooks

ISBN: 3742707841

Category: Fiction

Page: 363

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Der 17–jährige Dante Angelini aus New York fällt am helllichten Tag einem Entführungsversuch zum Opfer. Er wird jedoch von drei mysteriösen Jugendlichen gerettet und von ihnen zu ihrem „Stützpunkt“ gebracht. Dort erfährt Dante, dass er adoptiert ist und zu den Wächtern gehört. Diese beschützen die Menschheit vor dem Übernatürlichen, das verborgen durch einen magischen Schleier in unserer Welt existiert. Außerdem ist er Teil einer alten Prophezeiung, die besagt, dass er die Fähigkeit besitzt diesen magischen Schleier aufzulösen. Aus diesem Grund hätte Dante nach seiner Geburt eigentlich getötet werden sollen. Doch er hatte Glück und wurde gerettet. Die Leute, die versucht haben ihn zu entführen, bezeichnen sich selbst als die Jäger und wollen ihn dazu benutzten den magischen Schleier aufzulösen. Deshalb muss Dante nun um jeden Preis vor den Jägern beschützt werden. Aber das ist gar nicht so einfach. Denn außer den wenigen Wächtern, die bereits eingeweiht sind, darf niemand von seiner wahren Identität erfahren.Doch Geheimnisse können nicht ewig verborgen bleiben und das Schicksal lässt sich nicht so einfach umgehen, wie Dante schon bald feststellen muss...
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The Guardians

Author: Sammie Louise

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504310829

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 226

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Nova is a young girl a year from graduating school and pursuing her photography career. She lives her life happily alongside her longtime friend, Adrian, whom she feels herself developing feelings for. But Adrian is disturbed by dreams of his dead mother living on in another world. Together, they find themselves caught in a mess of a new world of dreams and in a battle against the strongest and deadliest creature of their newfound world. Follow them along as they meet new friends like Ryda and Kikina, discover magical abilities, and take love to a whole new level.
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The Guardians

Author: Lawrence Murray

Publisher: Sts. Jude imPress

ISBN: 9780972214902


Page: 575

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Story of Connor Stratton, an ArcheoHistorian, who is challenged on a talk show to prove an allegation. In searching ancient records, he discovers the existence of a secret society dating from the time of the Apostles and Essences.
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The Guardians

Author: Bob Ryan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1452024324

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 6734

The Equality Laws were written and passed to ensure equality for all - under the assumption that fairness for all was to be the dawn of a new age for all nations on Earth; rather, it created a world of darkness. Jared was born into this world of darkness, and sentenced to death for violating the Equality Laws. Through the sacrifice of his father, a stranger comes to Jared's aid and takes him into a world of light. As Jared learns the truth about himself and the world, he must once again enter the world of darkness on a mission that could cost him his life - as well as everyone he has come to love.
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The Guardians

Author: N.A

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 1434765679


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The Guardians

Author: F. Thomas Jones

Publisher: Abbott Press

ISBN: 1458211568

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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The Tirgonian Empire, always on the hunt for conquest and expansion, does not consider the efforts of the rebel Guardians a serious threat to their imperial plans. After a series of devastating conflicts, the Guardians have suffered massive losses to their forces but not their resolve. They continue to fight their way into Tirgonian territory, undaunted by defeat. Even though the Guardians are focused on escaping the Tirgonian forces, commanded by Telecoup Mular, tension mounts between several of the Guardian survivors. The few remaining Guardians are bolstered by the arrival of additional survivors, but the initial contact does not go smoothly. The survivors arrive on a new sort of spaceship, one that the Guardians have never seen. Once the Guardians realize their mistakes, it is revealed that there are more concealed ships, hopefully increasing their chances of survival. The Guardians must now invent unique solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems. The unexpected defection of a senior Tirgonian officer named Telebisque Serligh Teka, his entire crew, and their Fighting Star Palup is a welcome boost to the weary rebel effort. Renewed, the Guardians continue fighting their way across enemy territory. Against seemingly insurmountable odds, can the Guardians prevail? And if so, at what cost?
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The Guardians

A Novel

Author: Ana Castillo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0307485722

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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From American Book Award-winning author Ana Castillo comes a suspenseful, moving novel about a sensuous, smart, and fiercely independent woman. Eking out a living as a teacher’s aide in a small New Mexican border town, Tía Regina is also raising her teenage nephew, Gabo, a hardworking boy who has entered the country illegally and aspires to the priesthood. When Gabo’s father, Rafa, disappears while crossing over from Mexico, Regina fears the worst. After several days of waiting and with an ominous phone call from a woman who may be connected to a smuggling ring, Regina and Gabo resolve to find Rafa. Help arrives in the form of Miguel, an amorous, recently divorced history teacher; Miguel’s gregarious abuelo Milton; a couple of Gabo’s gangbanger classmates; and a priest of wayward faith. Though their journey is rife with challenges and danger, it will serve as a remarkable testament to family bonds, cultural pride, and the human experience Praise for The Guardians NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE “An always skilled storyteller, [Castillo] grounds her writing in . . . humor, love, suspense and heartache–that draw the reader in.” –Chicago Sunday Sun-Times “A rollicking read, with jokes and suspense and joy rides and hearts breaking . . . This smart, passionate novel deserves a wide audience.” –Los Angeles Times “What drives the novel is its chorus of characters, all, in their own way, witnesses and guardian angels. In the end, Castillo’s unmistakable voice–earthy, impassioned, weaving a ‘hybrid vocabulary for a hybrid people’–is the book’s greatest revelation.” –Time Out New York “A wonderful novel . . . Castillo’s most important accomplishment in The Guardians is to give a unique literary voice to questions about what makes up a ‘family.’ ” –El Paso Times “A moving book that is both intimate and epic in its narrative.” –Oscar Hijuelos, author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Guardians

A True Tale of Travels in the Arizona Territory

Author: Ernie Stech

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1426935307

Category: Fiction

Page: 106

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When crossing through a stretch of land in Arizona Territory now known as Monument Valley, Pietr Raul OLeary, an illiterate wanderer, encounters a strange, silent man blocking his route. Instead of backtracking and taking a longer route around the solitary guardian, OLeary decides to press ona decision that will forever change his life. A dust storm materializes suddenly; when it passes, OLeary discovers he is surrounded by a tribe of mysterious people, apparently native to the valley. They tie him up and take him to their village. He is subjected to a series of trials in which he meets a shaman, the chief of the tribe, changing women, ephemeral beings, and a persistent raven. Eventually, he learns that the people, aided by natural monoliths, are guardians of a special way of life. OLeary leaves the valley with a message he must share with the rest of the world, but nobody will believe him. A kind, anonymous woman records his words, but the manuscript soon disappears. Years later, the handwritten testament is discovered buried in a desk, bringing to light a valuable lesson for anyone willing to believe the story.
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The Guardians Night of the Phoenix

Author: Richard Austin

Publisher: Jove Publications

ISBN: 9780515090352

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Having survived the nuclear winter that resulted from World War III, America and the Guardians, a four-man team of extraordinary warriors, face new threats from Yevgeny Maximov, dictator of the Federated States of Europe
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The Guardians

The Search for the Golden Praying Mantis

Author: Rick Boyle

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1532053460

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 372

View: 2344

No matter how good our lives seem to be going, we often long for a little more excitement. Sometimes we don’t realize it though until something unusual is presented to us, and we need to make some big, important decisions. In author Rick Boyle’s The Guardians: The Search for the Golden Praying Mantis, you join three teenagers who undertake an adventure of a lifetime. Seth is the star quarterback for La Jolla High School and his younger brother, Sean, is a genius. For the most part, the brothers are pleased with their lives. Then they meet their new science teacher. Miss Tia, a former college professor from New York University. When she shares a story about the elusive Golden Praying Mantis, the boys are intrigued. With the help of classmate, Amber, they go on a search for this mystical creature. And when they discover a black and white crystal, their lives are changed forever. The Guardians: The Search for the Golden Praying Mantis shows us that things are not always what they seem. Nor are people—even parents. Join Seth and Sean as they begin their journey to become Guardians of the Universe.
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Who Guards the Guardians?

Intercultural Dialogue on Environmental Guardianship

Author: Peter Raine

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780761825814

Category: Philosophy

Page: 345

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In the modern era, solutions to many environmental problems appear to be beyond the reach of a dialogue based solely on argumentation, dialectics, and the presentation of 'evidence.' The purpose of this study is to construct a bridge between incommensurable ways of perceiving reality, a bridge that can facilitate dialogue across worldview boundaries on environmental issues. This book attempts to link ecology, philosophy, and theology through an exploration of a new model of intercultural dialogue. Case studies provide practical and theoretical applications, which lead to a deeper understanding of not only environmental guardianships but also the fundamental relationship between human beings and nature's being. This book attempts to link ecology, philosophy, and theology through an exploration of a new model of intercultural dialogue. Case studies provide practical and theoretical applications, which lead to a deeper understanding of not only environmental guardianships but also the fundamental relationship between human beings and nature's being.
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The Guardians

The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Author: Susan Pedersen

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199730032

Category: History

Page: 571

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"A sweeping global history of the League of Nations' mandates system and the limits of imperial order"--
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Who Guards the Guardians and How

Democratic Civil-Military Relations

Author: Thomas C. Bruneau,Scott D. Tollefson

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292783409

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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The continued spread of democracy into the twenty-first century has seen two-thirds of the almost two hundred independent countries of the world adopting this model. In these newer democracies, one of the biggest challenges has been to establish the proper balance between the civilian and military sectors. A fundamental question of power must be addressed—who guards the guardians and how? In this volume of essays, contributors associated with the Center for Civil-Military Relations in Monterey, California, offer firsthand observations about civil-military relations in a broad range of regions including Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Despite diversity among the consolidating democracies of the world, their civil-military problems and solutions are similar—soldiers and statesmen must achieve a deeper understanding of one another, and be motivated to interact in a mutually beneficial way. The unifying theme of this collection is the creation and development of the institutions whereby democratically elected civilians achieve and exercise power over those who hold a monopoly on the use of force within a society, while ensuring that the state has sufficient and qualified armed forces to defend itself against internal and external aggressors. Although these essays address a wide variety of institutions and situations, they each stress a necessity for balance between democratic civilian control and military effectiveness.
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The Guardians

An Elegy for a Friend

Author: Sarah Manguso

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1429950226

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 128

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The Guardians opens with a story from the July 24, 2008, edition of the Riverdale Press that begins, "An unidentified white man was struck and instantly killed by a Metro-North train last night as it pulled into the station on West 254th Street." Sarah Manguso writes: "The train's engineer told the police that the man was alone and that he jumped. The police officers pulled the body from the track and found no identification. The train's 425 passengers were transferred to another train and delayed about twenty minutes." The Guardians is an elegy for Manguso's friend Harris, two years after he escaped from a psychiatric hospital and jumped under that train. The narrative contemplates with unrelenting clarity their crowded postcollege apartment, Manguso's fellowship year in Rome, Harris's death and the year that followed—the year of mourning and the year of Manguso's marriage. As Harris is revealed both to the reader and to the narrator, the book becomes a monument to their intimacy and inability to express their love to each other properly, and to the reverberating effects of Harris's presence in and absence from Manguso's life. There is grief in the book but also humor, as Manguso marvels at the unexpected details that constitute a friendship. The Guardians explores the insufficiency of explanation and the necessity of the imagination in making sense of anything.
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The Guardians

Book Two in the MORE Trilogy

Author: T.M. Franklin

Publisher: T.M. Franklin


Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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It’s not every day a girl learns she’s not entirely human. Ava Michaels’ once-hidden powers are strong enough to make even the First Race take notice. After surviving an attempted kidnapping and standing up to the Race’s Ruling Council, Ava returns to college and what she hopes is a normal life. But for Ava, normal may not exist anymore. The Council wants her under their control, and they’re not the only ones. The mysterious Rogues have a plan of their own, and it turns out Ava’s a big part of it, whether she wants to be or not. On top of that, her boyfriend, Caleb Foster, has disappeared—accused of betraying the Race—and Ava herself stands implicated in a crime she didn’t commit. Clearing both their names will mean uncovering a web of deceit with Ava woven right in the center. To unravel the strands, she joins forces with some unlikely allies; a Protector who once haunted her nightmares, a young girl with secrets as unexpected as Ava’s, and a group of rebel Guardians who have their own fight against the Council. Together they stand in a battle to find the truth, bring Caleb home, and secure Ava’s freedom—not to mention save her life. Download this action-packed installment in the complete MORE Trilogy now!
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The Guardians

Lost in the City

Author: Richard Williams

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781438991283

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Lost in the City is a romantic mystery in which DJ and Maggie find themselves separated from Bill and Paula. Not knowing what is ahead of them, they are led into the abandoned part of a large city. With only the impression that somewhere in the city there is a soul that needs their help, what they discover will change not only their lives, but those they come into contact with. In this adventure DJ and Maggie will meet new friends and face perilous trials. Will they ever get back home again? Read this next book in the popular series to find out.
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The Guardians

Author: Rilbur Skryler


ISBN: 0557824214


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The Guardians

Author: Andrew Pyper

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409122565

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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There's no such thing as an empty house... Don't all kids think there's a haunted house in their neighbourhood? Can you remember yours? What if, as a child, you knew something bad really had happened in that house? What if you actually saw it? Then you tried to forget it for the next thirty years? And then, one day, you had to go back inside that house? Andrew Pyper's THE GUARDIANS is a ghost story for grown-ups. Prepare to enter the Thurman House on Caledonia Street. You have been warned...
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The Guardians

Author: Sandra Carvalho

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480809861


Page: 80

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In a world overrun by demons, the few humans that remain alive face an impossible fight. In the midst of this battle, Father Helder Pont, a young priest finds his way to safety in a church on the East Coast of the United States with two other men of the cloth, Markus Rossi and Gideon McElroy. Although their situation is desperate, Helder has a plan. He has a medallion with half of an ancient prayer that will eliminate the demonic threat. The other half, unfortunately, is in Rome. Somehow they must make their way across the world to the Vatican. As the men prepare to leave, they encounter a young woman fleeing the demons--and to Helder, at least, she is no stranger. Sita Taylor is the love of his youth, lost when his father sent him to seminary. And now she joins them on their quest to reach Rome--a love that both strengthens him and pulls him in many directions. Along the way, the group faces danger from both pirates and demon hordes. Only time will tell whether they'll reach the Vatican alive--or whether the answers they seek will be there if they do.
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