"I read The Kingdom and couldnât put it down... Suspenseful... Original... This one is special in every way." (Stephen King) A Kirkus Reviews Best Mystery and Thriller of the Year Two brothers. One small town. A lifetime of dark secrets. A tense and atmospheric stand-alone thriller from best-selling author Jo NesbÃ¸. Roy has never left the quiet mountain town he grew up in, unlike his little brother, Carl, who couldn't wait to get out and escape his troubled past. Just like everyone else in town, Roy believed Carl was gone for good. But Carl has big plans for his hometown. And when he returns with a mysterious new wife and a business opportunity that seems too good to be true, simmering tensions begin to surface and unexplained deaths in the town's past come under new scrutiny. Soon powerful players set their sights on taking the brothers down by exposing their role in the town's sordid history. But Roy and Carl are survivors, and no strangers to violence. Roy has always protected his younger brother. As the body count rises, though, Roy's loyalty to family is tested. And then Roy finds himself inextricably drawn to Carl's wife, Shannon, an attraction that will have devastating consequences. Roy's world is coming apart, and soon there will be no turning back. He'll be forced to choose between his own flesh and blood and a future he had never dared to believe possible.
Â©2020 Jo Nesbo (P)2020 Random House Audio
What could your child achieve if they were more intentional about who they are? What if they had tools assisting them toÂ focusÂ and avoidÂ distractions in this frenzied world? What if they could obtain a great formula for winning consistently both on and off the athletic court and field? Imagine the confidence they could build, in sports and education, if they learned to dig deep in order to attain the goals they have set for themselves. In this candid and inspirational guide to young people, Brent Bass examines challenges and contradictions facing school age students (notably student-athletes). He offers middle and high schoolers (and parents) tools for learning about peer pressure, respecting authority, being coachable, risk-taking, keeping their word, managing time, first impressions, staying flexible, spirituality, focusing, and other winning life skills.Â Youth will also discover why itâs important to:Â Maintain a positive mindset and attitude. Develop good listening skills. Assist with chores at home. Not to be afraid to ask for help. Whether endeavoring to play sports at any level, or in striving to be anÂ entrepreneur or an astronaut, this book will help youth stay intentional in their everyday decision making andÂ fixatedÂ on their goals as they continue to create road maps forÂ success in life.Â
Â©2020 Brent Bass (P)2020 Brent Bass