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"
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.
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"
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.
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"
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.
Ann Spangler has collected the funniest stories from todays funniest women between the covers of one book.
"Amusing but not LOL"
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"
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"
A defamation lawsuit filed by a former University of Virginia dean against Rolling Stone magazine for its botched article about an alleged gang rape at the Charlottesville school is set for trial starting Monday.
The author of the Rolling Stone article depicting a grisly but discredited tale of gang rape at the University of Virginia defended her reporting efforts for a second day at the trial of a defamation lawsuit filed by a former dean.
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.
"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.
Donald Trump's new chief of staff, Reince Priebus, did a string of television interviews Monday, but took almost as many questions about the president-elect's other major appointment: chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon
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.
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.
Anthropologists could point to Colin Firth donning that terrible holiday jumper as stuffy lawyer Mark Darcy in 2001's Bridget Jones's Diary as the beginning of the Ugly Christmas Sweater craze consuming the nation. The tacky woolen apparel is all over the big screen this season, in Office Christmas Party, Almost Christmas and the upcoming Why Him?
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.
The Buffalo Five — three men, two women — are as old as 71 now. John T. Curtin, the U.S. District Court Judge who presided over their trial, is 95. He sent a retirement letter to President Obama last spring, ending a remarkable 48-year tenure that included some of the most important cases in Western New York history, including school desegregation in Buffalo and Love Canal in Niagara Falls. But few cases in Curtin’s career would unfold more unconventionally than the trial of the Buffalo Five.