| Author : David Archer Genre : Action & Adventure Books Fiction & Literature Mysteries & Thrillers Price : $2.99 Release Date : 2018-05-17 Description : Chance was a good boy. He had always done his best to do what was right, and worked hard to help his grandparents, who were raising him and his sister after their parents died in a tragic accident. When an opportunity came to go to college, Chance began to think life might be on its way to getting better.<br /><br />But then, his little sister Robin was killed in a senseless murder, and Chance's world started falling apart. His grandfather, shocked at the loss of Robin, suffered a heart attack that took him away, as well. It was just Chance and his grandmother, and little hope that the killers would ever be brought to justice.<br /><br />Justice. Grandma had told Chance all about justice. Now, it was time to put those lessons to work.|
| Author : David Archer Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers Books Price : $2.99 Release Date : 2016-02-22 Description : <b><i>USA TODAY & AMAZON #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR</i> • ONE OF THE BEST NEW VOICES IN THE ACTION THRILLER GENRE • David Archer is back with a vengeance with his newest hero, Noah Wolf. After fans raved about his debut series, The Sam Prichard Novels, Archer now is about to back even harder. People are already throwing out names like Mitch Rapp and Alex Cross, but don't take my word for it. See what all the fuss is about before Archer becomes a household name!</b><br /><br />What happens to a seven-year-old boy who sees his parents die in a murder suicide? There is trauma, of course, and an impact to his emotional health from which you may never recover.<br /><br />Noah Foster was that boy, and his struggle with post-traumatic stress has left him without emotions, without a conscience and without whatever it is that once made him human. The only thing he's got now is his friends, and with their help and guidance, Noah will learn how to disguise himself, how to hide his wolf-like nature in the clothing of the man he will grow to become.<br /><br />But one can only pretend for so long, and eventually even Noah isn't able to keep the Wolf at bay.|
| Author : David Archer Genre : Fiction & Literature Books Mysteries & Thrillers Price : $2.99 Release Date : 2017-02-10 Description : USA TODAY & AMAZON #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR • ONE OF THE BEST NEW VOICES IN THE ACTION THRILLER GENRE • With over 250,000 books sold, and well over 1,000 five star reviews on Amazon, the Sam Prichard series is quickly storming the charts. David Archer's ability to create exciting, page-turning, action and suspense is second to none. Fans can't get enough it, but don't take my word for it. See what all the fuss is about before Archer becomes a household name!<br /><br />THE MAKING OF SAM PRICHARD<br /><br />Sam Prichard was a good kid, but sometimes that isn't enough to let you miss out on the bad parts of life. Losing his father at sixteen had been bad enough, but then facing the betrayal of his fiance--a girl who had been his best friend and sweetheart for as long as he could remember--was even worse. Then, just when he thought life couldn't get worse, his lifelong dream of being a cop was blocked by a hiring freeze in his home city of Denver, Colorado.<br /><br />With no other real options, Sam joined the Army and went after MP training, but even that wasn't enough to get him back into the swing of things. It was only after he got back home and finally made it onto the force that he began to feel like he might make it after all--and then he met a beautiful woman who seemed to think he was ideal.<br /><br />Maybe things were looking up.|
| Author : Abraham Falls & David Archer Genre : Police Procedural Books Mysteries & Thrillers Price : $2.99 Release Date : 2016-06-23 Description : <b>FROM TWO USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHORS</b><br /><br /><b><i>An ending that will leave you speechless...</i></b><br /><br />I have been framed for murder, and they want to kill me for it.<br /><br />The Sheriff, Branson, is a jerk and is completely unreasonable. He hates me with a passion and I don't know why. That's the problem, actually. It's not just that I don't know why I'm here in prison, but rather that I don't know anything.<br /><br />Absolutely nothing.<br /><br />I woke up in a dark basement a couple days ago, and that's when my memories start. I can walk, talk, eat, and even rationalize. I seem to understand things, seemingly by instinct, on a level unparalleled to those around me. But I have no memories. Not even a sense of who I am.<br /><br />Well, besides for three words that won't seem to get the hell out of my head: <i>I Am Sal.</i> I can't forget those, even though I've tried.<br /><br />The real trouble is, I don't trust Branson. He's not just mean and angry, but he's shifty. He knows more than he's letting on. I can sense it. But that also terrifies me.<br /><br />What if...what if he knows more about me than I do? What if the truth is something that I'm not ready to hear? Sure, I know that I would never kill someone. Not even close. But...that's me now. I've only been "alive" for a few days, and what if my old self wasn't such a nice guy? What if he...<i>deserves</i> the treatment he's receiving from Branson?<br /><br />It's possible, but then again so is my innocence. I need to find out the truth, no matter where it leads. I already have a plan in place and I'm getting some help, but I can't tell you from who.<br /><br />I need to get out of here, but it's risky. All I know for certain is that if I stay, I die.<br /><br />Nothing is as it seems to be, but I intend to find out what it all means. And, ultimately, why everyone seems to hate me.|
| Author : David Archer Genre : Earth Sciences Books Science & Nature Environment Life Sciences Price : $12.99 Release Date : 2016-03-22 Description : The human impact on Earth's climate is often treated as a hundred-year issue lasting as far into the future as 2100, the year in which most climate projections cease. In <i>The Long Thaw</i>, David Archer, one of the world’s leading climatologists, reveals the hard truth that these changes in climate will be "locked in," essentially forever.<br /><br />If you think that global warming means slightly hotter weather and a modest rise in sea levels that will persist only so long as fossil fuels hold out (or until we decide to stop burning them), think again. In <i>The Long Thaw</i>, David Archer predicts that if we continue to emit carbon dioxide we may eventually cancel the next ice age and raise the oceans by 50 meters. A human-driven, planet-wide thaw has already begun, and will continue to impact Earth’s climate and sea level for hundreds of thousands of years. The great ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland may take more than a century to melt, and the overall change in sea level will be one hundred times what is forecast for 2100. By comparing the global warming projection for the next century to natural climate changes of the distant past, and then looking into the future far beyond the usual scientific and political horizon of the year 2100, Archer reveals the hard truths of the long-term climate forecast.<br /><br /> Archer shows how just a few centuries of fossil-fuel use will cause not only a climate storm that will last a few hundred years, but dramatic climate changes that will last thousands. Carbon dioxide emitted today will be a problem for millennia. For the first time, humans have become major players in shaping the long-term climate. In fact, a planetwide thaw driven by humans has already begun. But despite the seriousness of the situation, Archer argues that it is still not too late to avert dangerous climate change--if humans can find a way to cooperate as never before.<br /><br /> Revealing why carbon dioxide may be an even worse gamble in the long run than in the short, this compelling and critically important book brings the best long-term climate science to a general audience for the first time.<br /><br /> With a new preface that discusses recent advances in climate science, and the impact on global warming and climate change, <i>The Long Thaw</i> shows that it is still not too late to avert dangerous climate change—if we can find a way to cooperate as never before.|
| Author : Abraham Falls & David Archer Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers Books Fiction & Literature Action & Adventure Price : $2.99 Release Date : 2016-12-17 Description : <b>This book exposes the darkness of the illicit sexual exploitation of children in Asia and takes the reader on a journey they'll never be able to forget.</b><br /><br />Sal has been roaming the world trying to figure out just where he fits in, and who he truly is. He eventually finds himself in the heart of southeast Asia and is quickly drawn into the underground Muay Thai boxing rings in Bangkok, Thailand. There, while trying to find out who and what he's really made of, Sal is introduced to a very new and very real kind of evil.<br /><br />With his superhuman abilities,  he has been rising fast as a potential new champion, but when he meets a young girl who was forced as a child into sexual slavery he decides that it's up to him to save her. Under the pretense of accepting her as a gift,  he begins trying to find the innocent child she still has buried deep inside. She responds slowly, but finally comes to love him as a father-figure and is thrilled when he makes efforts to purchase her from the pimp that owns her. <br /><br />But pimps are criminals, and when Precious is stolen away and held for ransom,  Sal will stop at nothing to get her back.<br /><br />No matter what it costs him.|
| Author : David Archer & Stefan Rahmstorf Genre : Earth Sciences Books Science & Nature Price : $32.99 Release Date : 2009-12-24 Description : An incredible wealth of scientific data on global warming has been collected in the last few decades. The history of the Earth's climate has been probed by drilling into polar ice sheets and sediment layers of the oceans' vast depths, and great advances have been made in computer modelling of our climate. This book provides a concise and accessible overview of what we know about ongoing climate change and its impacts, and what we can do to confront the climate crisis. Using clear and simple graphics in full colour, it lucidly highlights information contained in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports, and brings the subject completely up-to-date with current science and policy. The book makes essential scientific information on this critical topic accessible to a broad audience. Obtaining sound information is the first step in preventing a serious, long-lasting degradation of our planet's climate, helping to ensure our future survival.|
| Author : David Archer & Raymond Pierrehumbert Genre : Science & Nature Books Price : $77.99 Release Date : 2013-04-29 Description : <b>Chosen for the 2011 ASLI Choice - Honorable Mention (History Category) for a compendium of the key scientific papers that undergird the global warming forecast.</b> <br />Global warming is arguably the defining scientific issue of modern times, but it is not widely appreciated that the foundations of our understanding were laid almost two centuries ago with the postulation of a greenhouse effect by Fourier in 1827. The sensitivity of climate to changes in atmospheric CO2 was first estimated about one century ago, and the rise in atmospheric CO2 concentration was discovered half a century ago. The fundamentals of the science underlying the forecast for human-induced climate change were being published and debated long before the issue rose to public prominence in the last few decades.<br /><br /><i>The Warming Papers</i> is a compendium of the classic scientific papers that constitute the foundation of the global warming forecast. The paper trail ranges from Fourier and Arrhenius in the 19th Century to Manabe and Hansen in modern times. Archer and Pierrehumbert provide introductions and commentary which places the papers in their context and provide students with tools to develop and extend their understanding of the subject.<br /><br />The book captures the excitement and the uncertainty that always exist at the cutting edge of research, and is invaluable reading for students of climate science, scientists, historians of science, and others interested in climate change.|
| Author : David Archer Genre : Earth Sciences Books Science & Nature Physics Life Sciences Price : $26.99 Release Date : 2010-11-01 Description : <i>The Global Carbon Cycle</i> is a short introduction to this essential geochemical driver of the Earth's climate system, written by one of the world's leading climate-science experts. In this one-of-a-kind primer, David Archer engages readers in clear and simple terms about the many ways the global carbon cycle is woven into our climate system. He begins with a concise overview of the subject, and then looks at the carbon cycle on three different time scales, describing how the cycle interacts with climate in very distinct ways in each. On million-year time scales, feedbacks in the carbon cycle stabilize Earth's climate and oxygen concentrations. Archer explains how on hundred-thousand-year glacial/interglacial time scales, the carbon cycle in the ocean amplifies climate change, and how, on the human time scale of decades, the carbon cycle has been dampening climate change by absorbing fossil-fuel carbon dioxide into the oceans and land biosphere. A central question of the book is whether the carbon cycle could once again act to amplify climate change in centuries to come, for example through melting permafrost peatlands and methane hydrates.<br /><br /> <i>The Global Carbon Cycle</i> features a glossary of terms, suggestions for further reading, and explanations of equations, as well as a forward-looking discussion of open questions about the global carbon cycle.|
| Author : David Archer & Alex Cameron Genre : Management & Leadership Books Business & Personal Finance Price : $57.99 Release Date : 2013-06-19 Description : We all live in an interconnected world and for business leaders the last decade has seen a dramatic rise in the speed and scale of this interdependence. But while increased connectivity is inevitable, increased collaboration is not. To succeed in today’s environment, leaders need to be able to build relationships, handle conflict and to share control in order to promote effective collaboration where it is needed most.<br /><br />Archer and Cameron have been working in this field for over 10 years and were amongst the first business authors to define and explain Collaborative Leadership in their 2008 book. This 2nd edition draws on interviews, examples and additional cases studies of the new collaboration challenges that leaders face such as; working together to deal with the consequences of financial contagion in the Eurozone or elsewhere, responding to the growth in use of social networks by their staff and customers, and managing global supply chains to reach new growth markets.<br /><br />This fully revised, updated and re-structured text provides an easily accessible ‘how-to’ guide for leaders in today’s interconnected world. It will give both experienced and aspiring leaders the techniques and confidence to manage complex collaborative relationships in a sustainable way. It also acts as a guide for leadership development professionals, coaches and consultants who have to build leadership and collaboration capability within organizations.|
| Author : David Archer Genre : Social Science Books Nonfiction Price : $5.99 Release Date : 2010-08-26 Description : Back in June when the soccer World Cup was in full swing and even the incessant sirens of Washington, D.C., seemed to be drowned out by the vuvuzela, Marc Thiessen of the American Enterprise Institute published a blog post asserting that soccer is a socialist game. It was flippant, tongue-in-cheek, and, above all, provocative, to judge by the chorus of outraged diatribes that sounded from across the blogosphere. With a nimble piece of footwork, Thiessen went on to find a helpful ally for his thesis, quoting soccer veteran John Barnes in his support. Barnes said: "The teams which embrace the socialist ideology rather than having superstars, are the teams that are successful." Barnes's comments were undermined somewhat by the result of the final, when the industrious but dull Dutch were undone by the superstar-heavy Spanish team. Thiessen wasn't the only American to ruffle feathers. Richard Epstein wrote a piece for Forbes magazine suggesting a number of rule changes for soccer borrowed from hockey and basketball to "transform a flawed game." I would have expected a libertarian scholar like Epstein to have a greater respect for the market. By measures of participation and fan following, soccer is arguably the most popular sport in the world today, and its rules have barely changed since they were published by the English Football Association in 1863. Having said that, the England-Germany game showed the necessity of introducing goal-line technology to correct refereeing mistakes, so I yield to Epstein ever so slightly.|
| Author : Morc Coulson & David Archer Genre : Coaching Books Sports & Outdoors Price : $28.99 Release Date : 2015-09-24 Description : This is an indispensible guide for anyone involved in prescribing exercise programmes for clients or groups. Fitness tests are crucial to measure current fitness and then monitor progress to check the effectiveness of a training programme. <br />The theory and practice of fitness testing, in both exercise and sport settings, are covered in a clear and accessible way. The information is fully up to date with current research and population norms, and lots of diagrams and illustrations make the content easy to understand.<br />The content covers all the topics identified in the competency framework for Levels 3 and 4 of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Instructors within the Health and Fitness Industry. <br />Includes: assessment techniques, sample questions, normal population data, basic measurement and analysis, methods of testing, how to test strength, aerobic endurance, speed and agility, flexibility and power.<br />Written by the authors of <i>The Fitness Instructor's Handbook</i>, and <i>The Advanced Fitness Instructor's Handbook</i>, this is the must-have guide to Fitness Testing for anyone working in fitness or sport.|
| Author : Morc Coulson & David Archer Genre : Coaching Books Sports & Outdoors Price : $16.99 Release Date : 2015-08-27 Description : The <i>Advanced Fitness Instructor's Handbook</i> follows on from <i>The Fitness Instructor's Handbook</i>.<br />It is the first textbook to cover the National Occupational Standards<br />and the Qualifications framework for Level 3 and Level 4 Instructors<br />teaching Exercise and Fitness - required to teach one-on-one, and the<br />standards which gyms are increasingly expecting staff to attain.|
| Author : David Archer & Patrick Costello Genre : Economics Books Business & Personal Finance Price : $52.99 Release Date : 2013-11-05 Description : The often bloody struggles of Central America have dominated news reports for a long time. Behind the headlines lies an enormous population of the desperately poor, and it is axiomatic that they are rendered even more powerless by widespread illiteracy.
What actually counts as literacy is less clear. Archer and Costello describe some of the most exciting and innovative programmes designed to overcome the problem and how, as they worked with many of them, they discovered how varied and controversial they are. El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Ecuador, Mexico, Chile, Bolivia and Guatemala are all included, and for each country the authors have provided a thrilling account of the lives and circumstances of the people who both teach and learn as well as describing the varied forms that literacy teaching, even literacy itself, can take.
This book is not only about literacy, but is also a guide to the societies of one of the world's most troubled regions.
Originally published in 1990|