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.
"An Important Read"
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.
"Couldn't get past first 5 minutes"
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.
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.
Paula Power, the daughter of a wealthy railway magnate, inherits De Stancy Castle, an ancient castle in need of modernization. She commissions a young architect from London, George Somerset, to undertake the work. Somerset falls in love with Paula. But Paula, the Laodicean of the title, meaning a person who is lukewarm or halfhearted, is torn between George's admiration and that of Captain De Stancy, whose old-world romanticism contrasts with Somerset's forward-looking outlook.
"The Amazing Story of U.S. Army Chaplains Who Ministered to Nazi Leaders at the Nuremberg Trials 70 Years Ago Today" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tim Townsend and narrated by Jill Melancon.
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"
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,
"I felt Deceived"
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"
Ann Spangler has collected the funniest stories from todays funniest women between the covers of one book.
"Amusing but not LOL"
Many people are wondering why there is so much “liberal” outrage surrounding the immigration history of Melania Trump. The outrage stems from presidential candidate Donald Trump’s hypocrisy in his public stance regarding the national immigration debate.
"Heroin Crisis: Stories from the Front Line" is from the September 05, 2016 News section of The USA Today. It was narrated by Mark Ashby.
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.
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.
There are so many things that could have caused this little boy to have a challenging day, yet he discovers the wealth of his friends and the resources around him.
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.
I'm Not Going to Get Up Today read by Jason Alexander.
"An unsung classic from Dr Seuss, beautifully told"
For the first time, learn what really happened inside the walls of Hotel des Mille Collines. In Inside the Hotel Rwanda, survivor Edouard Kayihura tells his own personal story of what life was really like during those harrowing days within the walls of that infamous hotel and offers the testimonies of others who survived there, from Hutu and Tutsi to UN peacekeepers. Kayihura writes of a divided society and his journey to the place he believed would be safe from slaughter.
"Possibly true details become a rant"
A collection of many short stories. You may be surprised at how some of these stories might reflect you or your real-life situation.
Barry, age 35, moves from a western state to the Midwest after having spent time in jail for being accused of raping an underage girl, who played him for a fool, making him believe she was in her mid-20s. He meets Patsy, who plays on his sympathies as the abused ex-wife of a small-town farmer. He thinks they have a lot in common, and she gets him a job at a retirement home as an assistant director, which is what he studied for while in prison, but Barry and Patsy falsify his records a bit.
"A great book with lots of twists and turns"