From the capture of Sidney Reilly, the "Ace of Spies", by Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1925, to the deportation from the USA of Anna Chapman, the "Redhead under the Bed", in 2010, Kremlin and Western spymasters have battled for supremacy for nearly a century. In Deception Edward Lucas uncovers the real story of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and America, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that led to their downfall. It reveals unknown triumphs and disasters of Western intelligence in the Cold War,
"Prophecy came true"
Kids today still love to hear stories that are set on the stage of the olden days of kings and princes and princesses. This audiobook recounts some stories that have been for the most part forgotten but which still hold many children's interest and provide them with well-needed laughter and smiles.
Here is an audiobook that transcends the limits of how-to guides and honors the act of childbirth in the 21st century. Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon have gathered true birth stories by women who have made self-expression their business, including Cheryl Strayed, Julia Glass, Lauren Groff, Dani Shapiro, and many other luminaries. In Labor Day, you'll hear about women determined to give birth naturally and others begging for epidurals; women who pushed for hours and women whose labors were over practically before they'd started; women giving birth to twins and to 10-pound babies.
As she did so provocatively with military spouses in Army Wives, Tanya Biank gives us the inside story of women in today’s military - their professional and personal challenges from the combat zone to the home front. Since 9/11, more than 240,000 women have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan - more than 140 have died there, and they currently make up 14 percent of the total active-duty forces. Despite advances, today’s servicewomen are constantly pressed to prove themselves.
"Show Your Stuff"
Best-selling author Karen Kingsbury delivers another inspiring book in her Treasury of Miracles series. Here, she focuses on the special bonds between friends, and the extraordinary true stories she shares are a testament that God is present in our everyday lives. With God's guidance, we see that good friends never let us down, and often appear just when they are needed most.
Prepare to meet the most seductively female and the most shockingly fatal of femmes fatales, brought to you by 17 of today's finest authors of mystery and suspense fiction. Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collection of short and sizzling masterpieces of kisses and kiss-offs, gams and gats, published for the first time anywhere.
"Creepy...a little too"
A collection of many short stories. You may be surprised at how some of these stories might reflect you or your real-life situation.
CBA best-selling author Karen Kingsbury - herself an adoptive mother - offers an inspiring collection of true stories to remind readers that God is present in every adoption. Providing the perspectives of people from a diverse set of backgrounds and age ranges, Treasury of Adoption Miracles features stories of inspiration and hope that will appeal to adoptive parents, their children, and lovers of nonfiction alike.
We gathered information from the real deal and incorporated it into this book. Not only will this give your writing that much more realism, but it will directly reflect you and as a debut writer.
Travel along with the most feared man in Southern Maryland. So notorious even the mob backed down. Cops who went after him found themselves in federal court on the losing side. His name is Ken Rossignol and he packs a fully loaded Smith & Corona (or at least the digital equivalent). Ken's ammo: words. He's a champion of the First Amendment and an old fashioned pain in the ass.
Growing Faith is a short story collection delivering a powerful message to young people. In six stories, by four authors, the audiobook encourages listeners to surrender to God, love others, obey the law, prayer for others, surrender their lives to God, and walk in the gifting and calling of the Holy Spirit. In the popular audiobook format, the collection can provide family entertainment on road trips as well as individual entertainment while jogging, doing chores, or relaxing.
Here's Randy and Jason Sklar's special Father's Day tribute to their dad - in their inimitable and hilarious style. RANDY & JASON SKLAR are veteran comedians who began telling more personal stories at the Un-Cabaret. As actors, they have appeared on Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Grey's Anatomy. They also hosted Cheap Seats on ESPN 2.
I'm Not Going to Get Up Today read by Jason Alexander.
"An unsung classic from Dr Seuss, beautifully told"
Listen to mystery stories by today's top writers and the masters who inspired them. The idea for this collection came to Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Lawrence Block when he was asked, "What is your favorite mystery story?" Block compiled this unique collection by posing the same question to some of today's favorite writers of the genre, including Stephen King, Tony Hillerman, and John Lutz.
"Mystery on Bayou Teche"
Patsy is bored with her husband and makes up stories of abuse in order to get away from him. She doesn't have much, but soon decides she can make lots of money if she prostitutes herself - first to men, then to women. Dirk and Patsy join criminal forces, with Dirk being Patsy's pimp; later Patsy plans to groom her daughter for teenage prostitution. Their high, rich lifestyle has them running out of money in a short time, so they constantly come up with ways to mooch off other people.
With just over 1.1 million practicing lawyers in the U.S. today, this small portion of the population has produced no shortage of entertainment for the rest of us. Or is it just that Americans sue each other over the darndest things? The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish & Other Crazy but True Stories of Law & Lawyers compiles fun legal facts, case histories, human-interest tales and much more from among the often-hidden annals of legal history.
Ann Spangler has collected the funniest stories from todays funniest women between the covers of one book.
"Amusing but not LOL"