An edge-of-your-seat original prequel based on Showtime's hit series Homeland Beirut, 2006. CIA operations officer Carrie Mathison barely escapes an ambush while attempting a clandestine meeting with a new contact, code-name Nightingale. Suspicious that security has been compromised, she challenges the station chief in a heated confrontation that gets her booted back to Langley. Expert in recognizing and anticipating behavioral patterns—a skill enhanced by her bipolar disorder she keeps secret to protect her career—Carrie is increasingly certain that a terrorist plot has been set in motion. She risks a shocking act of insubordination that helps her uncover secret evidence connecting Nightingale with Abu Nazir, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq. Determined to stop the terrorist mastermind, she embarks on an obsessive quest that will nearly destroy her. Filled with the suspense and plot twists that have made Homeland a must-watch series, this riveting tale reveals the compelling untold backstories of the series' main characters and takes fans deeper into the life and mind of one brilliant female spy.
A Homeland Novel
Author: Andrew Kaplan
Publisher: Harper Collins
The long-awaited expose of 9/11 and Peak Oil - by the "Godfather of 9/11 research."
The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil
Author: Michael C. Ruppert
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Chicago, city of perpetual construction projects. What if the detour signs you are following are a trap? Sharon Perez is finally getting her big break to become a reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Kevin, a seasoned crime reporter has offered to share a breaking news story with her in hopes of sparking a relationship. As Sharon races toward the seedier side of town her G.P.S. guides her to Exit 141. An exit where she is kidnapped, drugged and next in line to face an unspeakable horror. Detectives Nick Stryker and Jen Taylor are called to a crime scene at an abandoned brewery. They find themselves standing over a young family entombed in blue hazmat body bags. The condition of their remains a testament to the evil they had encountered. This highly organized team of killers made two mistakes. The first was leaving a clue as to their identity; the second was committing murder in Detective Nick Stryker's jurisdiction. Nick and Jen frantically follow the one clue they have into a vapor trail of evidence and a storm of violence. As they peel through the layers of horror in the case they realize that Sharon is in the hands of the killers. With time running out and the forces of money and power aligned against them, Nick and Jen fight their way to the twisted and shocking truth.
Nick Stryker Series, Book Four
Author: Vicki Graybosch,Linda McGregor,Kimberly Troutman,Teresa Duncan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
'A taut, twisty and tension-packed thriller about the depths of obsession and the strength of love' - CARA HUNTER, no.1 bestselling author of CLOSE TO HOME A gripping, twisty psychological thriller for fans of CLOSE TO HOME by Cara Hunter, THE FRIEND by Teresa Driscoll and THE CHILD by Fiona Barton. ***************** MY NAME IS KATE. I volunteer at a missing persons helpline - young people who have run away from home call me and I pass on messages to their loved ones, no questions asked. I don't get many phone calls, and those I do are usually short and vague, or pranks. But today a girl named Sophie called. I'm supposed to contact her parents to let them know their child is safe. The problem is, Sophie isn't safe. AND SOPHIE IS MY DAUGHTER. ***************** 'Emma Rowley has created a nightmare scenario which is all too plausible' - RACHEL ABBOTT, author of THE SIXTH WINDOW 'A deliciously dark & emotive debut with an extremely powerful ending' - MEL SHERRATT, author of SHE DID IT 'Kept me guessing to the final twist; creepy and addictive. My perfect type of book!' - ELIZABETH HAYNES, author of INTO THE DARKEST CORNER If you like Clare Mackintosh, Fiona Barton, Teresa Driscoll, Jenny Blackhurst, Rachel Abbott, Laura Marshall, Joy Ellis, Cara Hunter, Mel Sherratt, Angela Marsons or Lisa Jewell then you will be utterly gripped by this psychological thriller with a massive twist you won't see coming. WHY READERS ARE GIVING WHERE THE MISSING GO *FIVE STARS*: 'My favourite book of this year' 'BRILLIANT' 'WOW! WOW!' 'You simply do not know how this twisting turning tale will turn out' 'Amazingly gripping' 'I envy anyone who is yet to read it' 'Wow! That was intense.' 'From the very first page I was gripped' '2018 has been full of great reads for me so far, this one is added to that list for sure' 'A fantastic book written with so much sensitivity' 'I absolutely loved every twisted page' 'Heart wrenching' 'I loved this book' '10/10' 'The pace and prose flowed so clearly and masterfully' 'It's so well written it was an absolute gift to read' 'A mother's love is unlike any other and it is perfectly captured within these pages' 'You will thoroughly love this book' 'A pure delight to read' 'I was immediately intrigued with both the title & the description. The book didn't let me down' *EMMA'S NEW BOOK TELL ME EVERYTHING AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW!*
A mega-twisty, gripping psychological thriller that will leave you breathless
Author: Emma Rowley
Welcome to the Whimsical World of Steampunk Jewelry Making Are You Ready To Learn How To Make Your Own Steampunk Jewelry? If So You've Come To The Right Place... Here's A Preview Of What This Steampunk Jewelry Book Contains... An Introduction To Steampunk Jewelry Nifty Steampunk Necklace Projects Edgy Steampunk Earring Projects Brazen Steampunk Bracelet Projects And Much, Much More! Order Your Copy Now And Let's Get Making!
How to Make Industrial Style Steampunk Necklaces, Bracelets and Earrings
Author: Jayne Bajour
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Dive into the world of a sadistic serial killer who calls himself The Slashera crazed madman who loves nothing more than torturing young women. Join Annie Woods, a brilliant young teacher, as her world is turned upside down when her nightmare suddenly comes to life. Join Mike Robbins, an ambitious, young police detective who is running a race with a madman. Will Mike and Annie solve the mystery before one or both of them die? Dont hold your breath.
Author: Sarah Gayheart
Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated
Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore. In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the stories of four major employers--General Motors, General Electric, Kodak, and Coca-Cola--he shows how big businesses once took responsibility for providing their workers and retirees with an array of social benefits. At the height of the post-World War II economy, these companies also believed that worker pay needed to be kept high in order to preserve morale and keep the economy humming. Productivity boomed. But the corporate social contract didn't last. By tracing the ups and downs of these four corporate icons over seventy years, Wartzman illustrates just how much has been lost: job security and steadily rising pay, guaranteed pensions, robust health benefits, and much more. Charting the Golden Age of the '50s and '60s; the turbulent years of the '70s and '80s; and the growth of downsizing, outsourcing, and instability in the modern era, Wartzman's narrative is a biography of the American Dream gone sideways. Deeply researched and compelling, The End of Loyalty will make you rethink how Americans can begin to resurrect the middle class. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times book prize in current interestA best business book of the year in economics, Strategy+Business
The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America
Author: Rick Wartzman
Category: Business & Economics
Ten years ago, four people were brutally murdered. One girl lived. No one believes her story. The police think she's crazy. Her therapist thinks she's suicidal. Everyone else thinks she's a dangerous drunk. They're all right-but did she see the killer? As the anniversary of the murders approaches, Faith Winters is released from the psychiatric hospital and yanked back to the last spot on earth she wants to be-her hometown where the slayings took place. Wracked by the lingering echoes of survivor's guilt, Faith spirals into a black hole of alcoholism and wanton self-destruction. Finding no solace at the bottom of a bottle, Faith decides to track down her sister's killer-and then discovers that she's the one being hunted. How can one woman uncover the truth when everyone's a suspect-including herself? From the mind of Wall Street Journal bestselling author Christopher Greyson comes a story with twists and turns that take the reader to the edge of madness. The Girl Who Lived should come with a warning label: once you start reading, you won't be able to stop. Not since Girl on the Train and Gone Girl has a psychological thriller kept readers so addicted-and guessing right until the last page. Praise for Christopher Greyson's The Girl Who Lived Gold Medal Winner for Best Mystery/Thriller eBook of the Year - 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards Winner Best Thriller - 2018 National Indie Excellence Awards Winner Best Thriller - 2018 Silver Falchion Award Killer Nashville Voted Most Loved Cover - NetGalley Readers Grab your copy of this highly-acclaimed thriller today!" Christopher Greyson has created a thriller on par with The Girl on the Train, only with more suspects, more danger, and more agony for the young heroine." - Killer Nashville "The plot turns come fast and furious... Sharp characters enmeshed in a mystery that, particularly in its final lap, is a gleefully dizzy ride." - Kirkus Reviews
A Thrilling Suspense Novel
Author: Christopher Greyson
Publisher: Greyson Media
Celebrating The Rag tells the remarkable story of the legendary underground newspaper that sparked a political and cultural revolution and helped make Austin weird. The book features more than 100 articles from The Rag's 11-year history plus contemporary essays and eye-popping vintage art and photography. This collection captures the radical politics and subversive humor that marked the pages of this upstart newspaper between 1966 and 1977.
Author: Alice Embree,Thorne Dreyer,Richard Croxdale
Young mother Chelsea Clark leaves the house for a girls' night out--and vanishes. Her family knows she would never voluntarily leave her two small children. Her desperate husband--the prime suspect--hires Morgan Dane to find his wife and prove his innocence. As a single mother, Morgan sympathizes with Chelsea's family. She wants to track down the criminal--unaware she's his next target.
Author: Melinda Leigh
Publisher: Montlake Romance
"It is a must read for anyone -- young or old -- inclined to see the Weatherman as right on, or badass, or as pioneers of a form of political struggle useful for the United States's future. Lerner was there. He now sees the weather very differently."--Los Angeles Review of Books This crisp, contemplative memoir of an American radical arrives at a moment of surging activism and rage. It is essential reading for progressives struggling with how to act and survive in the Age of Trump. Against the vividly evoked chaos and conflicts of the Vietnam Era, Jonathan Lerner probes the impulses that led a small group of educated, privileged young Americans to turn to violence as a means of political change. Beyond that, he tells the true story of an intellectually adventurous but insecure gay man immersed in the macho, misogynistic and physically confrontational environment of the Weathermen. Variously known as the Weather Underground, the Weathermen, or Weatherman, the group unleashed a series of bombings across the United States, attacking the Pentagon, the Capitol Building, and the U.S. State Department, among many other places. At its height, the organization consisted of several hundred people, all committed to violent change and toe-to-toe battles with the police. Inventing himself first as "minister of propaganda" for a movement -- and along the way participating in the Venceremos Brigade in Cuba and observing the Native American uprising at Wounded Knee -- and then reinventing himself as high-rolling gay hustler, Lerner recounts a wild and utterly American journey from idealism to destruction and beyond. Other Weatherpeople have written memoirs; none has explored the painful history of the consequential group with such penetrating honesty.
Reflections of an American Revolutionary
Author: Jonathan Lerner
Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
"When a girl from the wrong side of Charleston tries to sell a sixteenth-century painting stolen thirty years before, the antique shop's owners ask Nick Barrett to look into the mystery. His reluctant investigation collides with a woman desperate to free herself and her child from a cult."--Jacket.
A Nick Barrett Mystery
Author: Sigmund Brouwer
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Author: Margaret Leland Goldsmith
Category: London (England)
As the first volume of a multi-volume set, this short collection of essays, entitled “Edifying Justice: A Wellspring of Healing,” describes the changes by which the Criminal Judicial System might serve the whole scope of justice effectively. With the Criminal Judicial System as its object of change, this collection of essays explores the logic and historical precedents behind the idea of complementing the Criminal Judicial System with a counter-balancing judicial arm. It explains why the current judicial arm, though suitable to the task of investigating crime and dispensing punishment, is hardly suitable to the task of investigating civilness and dispensing reward nor to the task of adjudicating a certain category of offenses. While intended for a general audience, this collection of essays figuratively places readers in the role of jurists and legislators who are tasked to transform the abstract concept of a balanced, two-armed Criminal Judicial System into concrete action. Given how distant is the completion of that epic task, the essays more immediate aim is to persuade readers to value the full scope of justice and to prize the fairer half.
A Wellspring of Healing
Author: Paul Arthur Cassidy