Winter approaches Westeros like an angry beast.The Seven Kingdoms are divided by revolt and blood feud.Beyond the Wall, a horde of hungry, savage people steeped in the dark magic of the wilderness is poised to invade the Kingdom of the North. Throughout Westeros, the war of the Iron Throne rages more fiercely than ever, but if the Wall is breached, no king â€“ or queen â€“ will live to claim it.
Merit didn't choose to become a vampire of Cadogan House, but she did choose to fight for her house and forge strong alliances with powerful people across Chicago and North America. She's had some wild adventures, but this might be her darkest road yet...A killer is stalking Chicago, and humans are his prey. The killer leaves magical souvenirs with his victims, and the CPD hasn't been able to stop him. When the mayor reluctantly asks the still-recovering Chuck Merit for help, he engages Cadogan House to find the killer.
Here is the first volume in George R. R. Martinâ€™s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martinâ€™s stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction.
The North Carolina Highway Wildflower Program fills the highway medians with native wildflowers. The state flower, the dogwood, is one of thousands of species of plants growing in the diverse ecosystems found throughout the Tarheel State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
What happens when a talking baseball, rock and roll music, and a baseball game come together. A day filled with fun, laughter, and mayhem. Join Bennie, John, Kevin, the General, and others as they play their "own" major league game. Will one of Bennie's friends spoil the day?