Rod Taylor: An Aussie in Hollywood is the first full-length biography of this pioneering Australian film star. It's the thrilling story of a working-class Sydney boy who went to Hollywood, took on the Americans at their own game on their own turf in one of the toughest industries there is - and won. It's also the story of a talented actor who was almost brought down by the demons of alcohol and ego, but who ultimately overcame them to triumph.
"All I want is to be a success.That's all I ask." Joe fails to sell a single set of the Encyclopedia Britannica in six months. Then he fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat hundreds of pieces of homemade pie, served up by his would-be customers who feel so sorry for him. Holed up in his trailer, Joe finds an outlet his for frustrations in a series of ingenious sexual fantasies, and at last strikes gold. His brain storm, Lightning Rods, Inc., will take Joe to the very top - and to the very heart of corporate insanity.
"Wild tale, enveloping reader"
To Anne Serling, the imposing figure the public saw hosting The Twilight Zone each week, intoning cautionary observations about fate, chance, and humanity, was not the father she knew. Her fun-loving dad would play on the floor with the dogs, had nicknames for everyone in the family, and was apt to put a lampshade on his head and break out in song. He was her best friend, her playmate, and her confidant. After his unexpected death at 50, Anne, just 20, was left stunned.
"Better In Print, Perhaps"
Much as Eli would like to deepen the relationships among his foster brothers and sister in the Hot Rods Restoration Team, he's hesitant to risk everything on a quick romp behind a stack of tires. But when Eli catches Alanso exploring their mutual fantasy at a known hookup spot in a public park, all bets are off. And Eli must decide if it's time to jump in full throttle - and trust his instincts to guide him through the night.
"Jayne does it again!"
Experience this new, fully dramatized radio adaptation of "The Changing of the Guard" from The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas, starring Orson Bean and hosted by Stacy Keach!
This is the story of the men and women on the Swift Boats, destroyers and battleships; the Legion pilots; the Anjin assassin from Rift; the Legionnaires of the newly formed Armored Infantry; the Von Fleet Corporation's executives; and so many more who must find a way to hold Rift against overwhelming odds.
A downed bomber pilot crash-lands in the desert during World War II. When he regains consciousness, he cannot find any of his crew members....
Rod Stewart was born the working class son of a Scottish plumber in north London. Despite some early close shaves with a number of diverse career paths ranging from gravedigging to professional soccer, it was music that truly captured his heart - and he never looked back. Rod’s is an incredible life, and here - thrillingly and for the first time - he tells the entire thing, leaving no knickers under the bed. A rollicking rock ’n’ roll adventure that is at times deeply moving, this is the remarkable journey of a guy with one hell of a voice - and one hell of a head of hair.
"If you think he's sexy - or not - give it a go!"
Experience one of television’s greatest science fiction series: The Twilight Zone. This collection of episodes is fully dramatized for audio and features a full cast, music, sound effects, and performances by some of today’s biggest celebrities.
Penelope Drayton Spence made a choice years earlier, and picked marriage and family over a promising career as an investigative reporter. Now, divorced and with her children spread around the country, she is having second thoughts. A mysterious call from the Managing Editor of the Washington Post, offers her a second chance at big time journalism. He has a story so sensitive that the President of the United States personally asked the Post to leave it alone.
"Narration will keep you awake.."
The long-awaited autobiography of one of rock's true megastars. Rod Stewart (aka Rod The Mod and to a very select few, Dad) was born the working-class son of a Scottish plumber in North London. He was never, as some stories later had it, a professional footballer or a gravedigger, though he did become a bit of a singer - and a fairly good one at that.
For more than 200 years, the U.S. Marine Corps has been a paragon of world-class leadership, excelling in the areas of motivation, training, and management. Semper Fi -- which since its hardcover publication has become a best-selling, business leadership classic -- shows readers how to adapt these proven practices for their own organizations.
A Confederate soldier has the ability to win the Civil War for the South, but to do so he must call upon the devil himself as an ally.
On the second night of the 2004 Republican National Convention, Secretary of Education Rod Paige addressed the crowd. The speech took place at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, on August 31, 2004.
A wisecracking New Yorker finds himself in Honolulu on December 6, 1941 - the day before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He knows of the invasion but can't get anyone to believe him.
A ventriloquist is convinced that his dummy is alive and quite evil. Terror ensues when he decides to get rid of the dummy and start a new act.
"Gave me the willies."
Paul Driscoll uses a time machine with the noble intention to go back in time and alter past events (in such a way as to minimize the loss of human life). After failing to warn a Hiroshima police captain about the atomic bomb, failing to assassinate Adolf Hitler, and failing to change the course of the Lusitania he accepts the hypothesis that the past cannot be changed. Or does he?
A clown, a hobo, a ballet dancer, a bagpipe player, and an Army major are trapped in a cylindrical room. They don't know who they are or how they got there - and their only hope for finding out is to escape.
A murdering cowboy from the old west is transported to the present day by a scientist just as he's about to be hung. He has a second chance in a new world, but will his thirst for blood be quenched?
Turn it on, get it on, and get off - Hot Rods wastes no time in its explicit stories of muscled men on the prowl. Sean Laurence's book of pocket erotica delivers a payoff that you can savor for a pounding good time.