Tabikat is a talented racehorse, bred in rural Ireland by Eoghan Foley, a former jump jockey with a dramatic past. This thriller, set in the horse racing world, tells the story of the fight back against an organised crime family by Tabikat's connections. The main action moves between Sampfield Grange, a point to point training yard in Somerset; Frossiac, a village on the Canal du Midi in Aude, France; Gleannglas, a small town in County Kerry, Ireland; and the famous Cheltenham racecourse in Gloucestershire.Tabikat holds an entry in the Cheltenham Gold Cup and is unexpectedly sent from a top Irish yard to reclusive English trainer James Sampfield Peveril, known to the racing world as Sam. Sam is visited by an old friend, Frank Stanley, who asks him to take on a mysterious new employee, Isabella Hall. The staff at Sampfield Grange suspect that isabella is not what she seems, and are determined to uncover her secret. Kye McMahon, Sam's stable groom, fears Isabella will expose his activities as a drug dealer, whilst household staff Kelly and Lewis believe Isabella to be having an affair with Frank Stanley. Sadie Shinkins, the yard manager is preoccupied with her affair with Merlin ap Rhys, Tabikat's jockey, as the two of them help Sam to prepare Tabikat for the race of his life.Meanwhile, a mysterious English visitor to a remote French village is writing a novel about a murder at a deserted airfield committed by the head of an organised crime family. The connection between the author George Harvey, Isabella Hall and the racehorse Tabikat gradually emerges as Sam desperately tries to understand the true nature of what Frank Stanley has really asked of him. Peopled by colourful characters, both good and bad, from the racing world, the story reaches its climax as the Cheltenham Gold Cup is run.The story of Tabikat will appeal to anyone who enjoys a gradually unfolding thriller set in the exciting world of horse racing.
This book is a standalone, complete story. No Cliffhangers. HFN. Multiple POV.
The Dark Ice Collection contains books that are about Professional Hockey players that have very dark sides.
Alana had loved hockey all her life. When she attended a game she didn’t expect anything out of the ordinary to happen. So, she was shocked when after a game she was asked out by a player. In fact, she had been so shocked she had said No. Little did she realize that that one little word would change her life forever.
Ronan was a star. He was feared on the ice and adored by his fans. He had women falling at his feet. No one ever told him no— Until Alana.
She was about to learn that no one turned him down and got away with it. Ronan always got what he wanted. And now he wanted her.
This book is subtitled as Book One under this collection. However, each book is standalone and not related to each other in their storylines. They are published under the ‘Dark Ice Collection’ title so that readers can quickly identify my books that share the genres of Dark erotic romance and Professional Hockey.
This book is in the Dark ‘romance’ genre. It contains taboo subject matter that some readers may find disturbing.
Due to the content, this book is intended for adults 18 years and older.
This movement education program for children ages 4 to 6 includes activities that exercise the whole body and encourage children to enjoy physical activity and fitness. It can instill lifelong healthy habits—something that is especially important when obesity rates are at an all-time high. A bound-in CD includes 27 original songs that add joy and energy to 20 lesson plans. Each lesson plan contains four activities, plus extension ideas.This book was first published by Human Kinetics, followed by Delmar Cengage Learning in 2000 (ISBN 978-0-7668-1603-9), as part of the Moving and Learning series. The other books in the series are also updated by Redleaf Press: Toddlers Moving and Learning (ISBN 978-1-60554-267-6) and Early Elementary Children Moving and Learning (ISBN 978-1-60554-269-0). Updates reflect early learning standards, working with children who have special needs, and the book will be sold at a lower, more attractive price for teachers and caregivers. Author Rae Pica is an internationally recognized leader in the early childhood education field and a well-known proponent for children's physical education. She served on the National Association for Sport and Physical Education's task force that created national guidelines for early childhood physical activity.
On 15 April 2012, it will be 100 years since the Titanic
sank. Since that fateful night, stories about the sinking have become
legendary - how the band played to
the end, how lifeboats were lowered half-empty - but amongst the films,
novels and academic arguments, only those who were there can
separate truth from fiction.
After the sinking, inquiries into the loss of 1,517 lives (out of
2,223 aboard) were held in both the UK and US. The proceedings produced
1,000 pages of transcripts. Some of the testimonies were inevitably less than impartial, but as a whole the
transcripts represent the most thorough and complete account of the
sinking, told in the voices of those who were there.
For the first time these transcripts have been specially edited and arranged chronologically, so that they tell the story of
the Titanic's sinking as a narrative, rather than a list of
questions and answers in a courtroom. The
witnesses are transformed into characters in a much bigger
story, and the events are described from different perspectives of people in
every part of the ship, from a stoker in the boiler room escaping his
section before the watertight doors sealed behind him, to first class
passengers trying to buy their way onto lifeboats.
Capturing the disbelief, the chaos and the terror of the disaster, this
unique book brings to life the tragedy through the voices of those who
Whether a guy or a girl, How to Create a Great Body includes everything you need to create your best possible body. It contains everything necessary not only to completely transform the way your body looks but also to improve every single key component of physical fitness.
Contents in Brief
* 8 professionally designed weight training programs for men, designed for maximum muscle and strength.
* 8 professionally designed weight training programs for women, designed for maximum curves and functional strength.
* 3 cardio training programs (steady-state training, interval training, and functional circuit training) with progressable and interchangeable workouts.
* Instructions on how to design your own functional circuit training workouts!
* 2 power workouts (1 upper body and 1 lower body).
* 1 plyometric workout (whole body).
* Bodyweight workouts for men and women (1 each).
* Instructions on how to design your own bodyweight workouts!
* 14 key static stretches for total-body flexibility.
* A comprehensive Weight Training Guide, explaining everything you need to know about effective weight training.
* A unique Target Muscle Guide, revealing all of the main muscles that are activated by different types of exercise, and listing all of the most effective exercises that target each major muscle!
* A detailed Cardio Guide, explaining everything you need to know about effective cardio training.
* A lengthy Nutrition Guide, covering everything you need to know about proper nutrition.
* A short but useful Weight Loss Guide to give you extra help when/if losing body fat is your priority.
* A large glossary that includes many key terms, concepts, and principles related to muscle science, weight training, cardio, fitness, and nutrition.
The 8 weight training programs include:
* a beginner program
* 5 increasingly difficult programs that cater for different levels of experience
* a "plateau buster" program designed to ensure that you never stop making progress
* a minimalistic program for busy individuals.
The weight training programs have been optimized for phones, so you can take them to the gym if you have the ebook on your phone!
You can complete the weight training programs at any gym or at home if you have a bench, dumbbells, a pull-up bar, a barbell, and a power rack for safety. Clip resistance bands and ankle straps are also important for home training, but not essential.
How to Use the Ebook to Transform Your Body
Just read the guides that are relevant to you and then start the training programs.
If you want to develop a muscular and strong physique or a curvaceous and toned figure, start a weight training program. The weight training programs will also help to improve your functional fitness and flexibility.
If you want to develop cardiorespiratory fitness, start a cardio program, and mix and match the different types of workout. If you use the functional circuit training workouts, you will also develop functional fitness.
If you want to develop all key components of fitness, start a weight training program and a cardio program. The minimalistic weight training program together with just two short cardio workouts per week should be enough to completely transform your body and dramatically improve your weight, body composition, functional fitness, athleticism, and appearance!
And if you use the more advanced weight training and cardio programs, they have the potential to give you a body similar to the one that you have always wanted!
Note that the Target Muscle Guide is very detailed, so it might not be an easy read.
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