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Stolen River

By Chris Campbell
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  • Publisher : Chris A Campbell
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  • Category : Fiction
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STOLEN RIVER is a story about life in rural mid-America during the late 1950's and 1960's. This is a time of optimism and prosperity in the industrial heartland, and indeed across all of America. World War II has established America as the supreme power in the world and the industrial mid-west is a beneficiary. At the same time, the seeds of the Vietnam War are being sown by the continuation of policies begun in the Eisenhower administration and embellished by John F. Kennedy. Brian Hunter is the unwitting victim of his family's, and America's, confusion about the war. As a result, he is confused about his own feelings and responsibilities. Brian is a bright, if listless, youth and teenager during this period. He is first devastated by the loss of his younger brother, Eric, for which he feels partly responsible. Then his world is shattered by poor decisions that could make him an outlaw, even as the American dream is placed in peril by the specter of Vietnam. The story, though quite different in all respects, is written with the timbre of THE YEARLING and the lyricism of A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT.

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  • File Pdf: footprints-in-the-dust.pdf

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The acclaimed author of Lipstick in Afghanistan weaves together the unforgettable stories of the people she helped heal in some of the most troubled places on Earth in a gripping memoir that celebrates our shared humanity. Roberta Gately is a nurse and humanitarian aid worker who has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan aiding refugees. Just the word refugee sparks conversation and fuel emotion. There are more than twenty-two million refugees worldwide and another sixty-five million who have been forcibly displaced. But who are these people? Images filter into our consciousness via dramatic photographs—but these photos only offer a glimpse into their stories. Footprints in the Dust aims to share the real stories of refugees around the world in hopes of revealing the truth about their experience. As a young ER nurse in Boston, Roberta was stopped cold by stark images of big-bellied babies with empty haunting stares in the news. She called the aid organization featured in the news story and within two months, she was on her way. Roberta would soon learn that world into which millions of children around the globe were born was fraught with unspeakable horrors. The only certainties for so many of these children were, and remain to this day—disease and devastating injury. Footprints in the Dust reveals the humanity behind the headlines, beginning where the newscasters end their reports. The people we meet within this riveting book are neither all saints nor all sinners—and impossible to forget.

What Goes Around . . .

By Howard Allen Losness
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 9781469760872
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 376
  • File Pdf: what-goes-around.pdf

Book Summary:

Caroline Walbrook is an accomplished author whose life is about to change when she learns that the headaches she has been having and periodic passing out bouts are the result of a brain tumor that is threatening her very existence and must be surgically removed immediately. The operation is successful, but the stress of the procedure leaves her in a coma. While in a comatose state, Carolines husband and his lover, Carolines best friend, Lenore Patterson, develop a plot to kill her. A simple drug introduced into her feeding tube, or a pillow over her face should do it, but before they can implement the plan, Caroline Walbrook comes out of her coma. She has no memory of who she is, nor does she remember anyone that had been involved in her life, including her husband. Time for plan B to be implemented.

Hollow Vengeance

By Jan Richmond
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1491719141
  • Pages : 246
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 513
  • File Pdf: hollow-vengeance.pdf

Book Summary:

When Frank Barrett meets Ramsay Davis at Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, he begins the next chapter of his life and marries her, quickly finding himself deeply in love and committed to his wife. But Frank must leave Ramsay behind when he reports for duty as a pilot in the US Air Force in December of 1970. When Frank—nicknamed “Bee Sting” Barrett in the service—returns home to Florida as an ace captain, tragedy strikes. He is a witness as his beloved, pregnant wife is killed by a drug runner named Little Eddy. Revenge ravages Frank and compels him to pursue the man to Panama. Driven by grief and rage, he commits an unspeakable act, leaving Little Eddy for dead. Frank then returns to Florida to train for a second tour in Vietnam—only to see Eddy show up as well. Eddy is a loose cannon and the Mafia wants him dead, but he may get to Frank before they find him. A story of love, loss, and revenge that travels from Florida to Panama and Southeast Asia, Hollow Vengeance follows Frank as he tries to find peace and get retribution for his wife’s death—a quest that involves the trenches of the Mafia’s drug ring in Tampa.

Man on the Run V

By Baron Alexander Deschauer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : 1460295897
  • Pages : 468
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 417
  • File Pdf: man-on-the-run-v.pdf

Book Summary:

After the June Terror killed hundreds of thousands around the world, Jack Harding knew he had to disappear. Not wanting to risk flying from Europe, he takes the long trip across Russia by train, aiming to get back to the US by crossing the Bering Strait. Instead, he falls victim to a family of human traffickers, who submit him to months of unspeakable abuse. When he is finally able to escape, he finds he_Ñés not the only one seeking revenge against their demons. Together with his new friends, they set in motion a plan to rid the world of sexual slavery, one low-life at a time. Despite using every trick in the book to hide their work, it quickly catches the eye of a secret branch of the CIA. Soon, Jack finds himself pulled once more into a world he had so desperately tried to avoid. The fifth installment of the Man on the Run series wrestles with some of the most pressing issues of our time, from human trafficking to the role of violence as a tool in securing peace. It forces us to look at what lies beneath the world around us, and question the lengths we would go for justice, and for love.

Pete Sebastian, Coach

By Jean C. Joachim
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jean Joachim
  • Isbn : 1626228043
  • Pages : 217
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 618
  • File Pdf: pete-sebastian-coach.pdf

Book Summary:

Pete Sebastian, Coach Bass to his team, thought he had his life under control until smart, alluring Jo Parker sashayed into a front office job with the Connecticut Kings. He locks horns with the beautiful female when she implements new ideas to clean-up the team’s rep. Was she there just to push him around or was she the one woman he’s been seeking? Struggling toward success in the man’s-man world of the NFL, Jo Parker has relied on her brains and determination to get ahead. But her new job at the Kings has one hurdle she hadn’t counted on – a sexy coach standing in her way. How can she keep her mind on her job when all she wants is to get closer, much closer, to the coach? Can Coach Bass handle a woman in the boardroom and the bedroom? Can he keep his heart safe or will the revelation of a secret destroy his dreams, leaving him alone once more? Caution: Locker room language. First & Ten series Griff Montgomery, Quarterback Buddy Carruthers, Wide Receiver Pete Sebastian, Coach Devon Drake, Cornerback Sly "Bullhorn" Brodsky, Offensive Line Al "Trunk" Mahoney, Defensive Line Harley Brennan, Running Back Overtime A Kings' Christmas

Buddy Carruthers, Wide Receiver

By Jean C. Joachim
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jean Joachim
  • Isbn : 1626228035
  • Pages : 260
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 264
  • File Pdf: buddy-carruthers-wide-receiver.pdf

Book Summary:

Known for his record-breaking stats and womanizing ways, wide receiver, Buddy Carruthers, would give it all up for one chance to win the only woman he ever wanted, Emmy Meacham. Hard-won games, and traveling half the season kept Buddy from pursuing his secret passion. Even if he managed to corner her for a moment, would she still care? Now a rock star known as Emerald, Emmy lived her life on the road with no time for love. In her dreams, she longed to turn back the clock and spend another night with Buddy. But lies and deceit had kept them apart for five years. Would a chance meeting wash away those years or cause old wounds to resurface? Could two lives traveling in opposite directions make room for love or would they continue to spin, out of sync, and always alone?

Trouble in Tahiti: Blood on the Hibiscus

By Hayford Peirce
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Isbn : 1479425699
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 786
  • File Pdf: trouble-in-tahiti.pdf

Book Summary:

You're supposed to find sex, sin, sun and sand in Tahiti! Quiet lagoons, beautiful vahines, complaisant women, languor and love. But instead, you'll find kidnapping, murder, and exploding bombs. Mais non! It all starts with a beautiful, naked damsel in distress in expatriate LaRoche's adventures in the real-life Garden of Eden.

Mark of the Lion: the Story of Charles Upham VC & Bar

By Kenneth Sandford
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
  • Isbn : 1742287026
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 449
  • File Pdf: mark-of-the-lion.pdf

Book Summary:

Charles Upham was the great New Zealand war hero. He was one of the few people in history to have won the Victoria Cross twice, setting new standards of personal heroism during World War II. A quietly spoken sheep farmer back home in Canterbury, at the front in Crete and North Africa he destroyed enemy machinegun posts single-handed and led a frontal assault on enemy guns. His exploits and individual heroism are the stuff of Kiwi legend. He then spent the rest of the war in prisoner-of-war camps, including the famous Colditz Castle, where he made life a misery for the German guards, constantly trying to escape. This bestselling book was first published by Hutchinson in Britain in 1962 and reprinted many times. It has become a classic. In a new Afterword written for this edition, Bruce Wallace, author of Battle of the Titans, describes Upham's life following the war until his death in 1994. Also available as an eBook

TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS IN AUGUST

By J. McKinley Gibson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fulton Books, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1649522371
  • Pages : 388
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 708
  • File Pdf: twenty-eight-days-in-august.pdf

Book Summary:

James McKinley Gibson wrote this novel after retirement, but, passed away before he was able to publish his work. His daughter and her husband were inspired to bring his unique work to fruition to honor his legacy and to bring attention to this possible scenario. Twenty-Eight Days in August is a fictional novel of war over Europe. It is about the Soviet Union attacking NATO forces without the use of nuclear weapons. This war is portrayed through the viewpoint and actions of General Officers of all sides. The justification for nonnuclear tactics is laid out for the reader by the highest decision-makers of all sides, including the USA, Britain, Germany, France, Russia, and others. The readiness of NATO forces and the reliance on sophisticated weaponry to act as a force multiplier is thrust against the invading enemy. It reveals the possibility of different tactics to negate NATO forces and highlights vulnerabilities of our established theory of War in Europe.

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