Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening is Today’s free eBook download. Written by John Wayne Falbey, the thriller follows a special operation team that is working to prevent the assassination of a presidential candidate. If you enjoy thrillers by such best-selling authors as Brad Thor, Lee Child, David Baldacci, and Alex Berenson, Sleeping Dogs is for you!
Create and manage a top-notch freelancing career in our upcoming online event. Through a series of webcasts and workshops, attendees will be able to learn the tools necessary to launch a successful freelancing career. Weekly sessions will cover topics including pitches, query letters, portfolios, and financing. With St. Patty’s Day quickly approaching, we invite you to try your luck with code GETLUCKY and win anywhere from $10-$50 OFF registration! Register Today!
Today’s free eBook, Economics for Humans, is courtesy of The University of Chicago Press Books. Written by Julia A. Nelson, Economics for Humans seeks to uncover the human side of our economy, often portrayed as cold, heartless, and uncontrollable. Nelson’s work is an invigorating glimpse at economy, but beyond the mechanistic model:
Economics for Humans argues against the well-ingrained notion that economics is immune to moral values and distant from human relationships. Here, Nelson locates the impediment to envisioning a more considerate economic world in an assumption that is shared by both neoliberals and the political left. Read more
Today’s free eBook, The Wanderess, is a story about love, heroism, and friendship between two vagabonds. It’s the fifth novel from Roman Payne, and we think you will enjoy it:
A gothic mystery novel and story of passion and romance set against the backdrop of a timeless Mediterranean landscape, The Wanderess tells of the notorious adventurer Saul and his passion for the beautiful Saskia, a mysterious young orphan girl whom he meets and vows to protect as his child. Read more
PR Superstar is today’s free Kindle download and it is a wonderful asset for those working in media. The guide is a book written by PR veteran, Susan Haswell, who has spent her whole life working in sales and marketing for companies like National Express’ Central Trains, Cosmopolitan(TM) Lingerie, Jane Shilton… just to name a few.
PR Superstar is for everyone who wants to capture the power of press release writing; swiftly and without waffle. From the small business owner to the newcomer in a large marketing or PRdepartment, PR Superstar is written with clarity, vision and insightful tips so that you can take your company to the media instantly, and with surprising results. Read more
Today’s free eBook download, The Godhunter, is a modern day heroine on the hunt for gods. Written by Amy Sumida, this modern myth follows young heroine Vervaine in this series of adventures with supernatural beings. If you like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, you should check out this book:
I’m going to tell you a secret. The gods are real. All of them. And they want you dead. Yes, you. Don’t take it personally, they want all of us dead. Well, maybe not all of us but a lot of us. Why? Because we loved them once.
We used to sacrifice to them. Food, animals, ourselves. Not so much anymore. We stopped believing in them, kicked them to the curb and forgot about them, but they haven’t forgotten us. They need us, need the energy we gave them through sacrifice, energy they used to gain magic, power, and immortality. See, the gods aren’t gods without us. Read more
Today’s free eBook download, Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet, is from MMA fighter and writer Cameron Conaway. The story follows a young fighter who forges a fighter’s path through a painful childhood using the discipline of martial arts and a collection of prose, poems, and inspirational quotes.
Accomplished MMA fighter and award-winning writer Cameron Conaway presents in Caged the true story of a young man who overcomes a family background and his own inner torment by learning to channel his frustrations into the physical world of mixed martial arts fighting and the cerebral world of poetry and writing. Read more
Today’s free Kindle download is St. Charles at Dusk: The House of Crimson and Clover Series Prequel. Written by Sarah M. Cradit, the novel is “set amidst the lush and vibrant backdrop of New Orleans, St. Charles at Dusk tells the story of Oz and Adrienne; of forbidden love, and startling heartbreak.”
A father’s threats. A tragic accident. Unanswered questions. Oz Sullivan has finally moved past the tangled web surrounding his brief, but intense, relationship with the young, impetuous Adrienne Deschanel. Through his family, and successful career as an attorney, he has forged a tranquil predictability. Read more
January 28 is Data Privacy Day, which honors Convention 108, an international treaty signed on January 28, 1981 which deals with privacy and data protection. In honor of our continued conversation about data privacy, we are sharing a professional perspective on engineering privacy - The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value.
The book offers insight on translating the guiding light of OECD Privacy Guidelines, the Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP) and Privacy by Design (PbD) into concrete concepts that organizations, software/hardware engineers, and system administrators/owners can understand and apply throughout the product or process life cycle—regardless of development methodology—from inception to retirement, including data deletion and destruction.
In continuation of The Getty’s Open Content program which began last year, the institute is expanding its free digital assets from thousands of images to hundreds of books. The Virtual Library is a collection from 45 years of art publication from the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the J. Paul Getty Museum.
In an announcement on the Getty’s digital magazine, The Iris, Getty CEO and President James Cuno said, “Creating the Virtual Library comes out of the Getty’s conviction that an appreciation of the arts is crucial to a vital and civil society. We are committed to sharing our educational resources as part of our mission to promote knowledge and understanding of the visual arts in all their dimensions, and we are delighted to give these important works of research and scholarship a presence in the digital sphere. Read more
Today’s free eBook download is Carrots from Colleen Helme’s Shelby Nichols Adventure Series. The story begins with the protagonist and sleuth is shopping for carrots. Unfortunately Shelby gets caught in a robbery that leaves her with an unusual side effect:
As the cashier rings up her purchases, a gunman is busy robbing the bank inside the store. When a customer grabs the robber’s mask, he is shot and everyone runs for cover. Everyone except Shelby, who finds herself face to face with the killer. The next thing she knows, she’s lying on the floor with a bullet wound to her head. Luckily, the bullet only grazes her scalp, and she doesn’t suspect any lasting affects until later, when she suddenly ‘hears’ what people are thinking. With this uncanny ability, her life takes on a whole new dimension. Read more
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