Restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven, B. Smith is struggling at 66 with a tag she never expected to add to that string: Alzheimer's patient. She's not alone. Every 67 seconds someone newly develops it, and millions of lives are affected by its aftershocks.
"Poignant Memoir, Stirring Call to Action"
In 2009, scholars at Yale University came across a startling manuscript: the memoir of Austin Reed, a free black man born in the 1820s who spent most of his early life ricocheting between forced labor in prison and forced labor as an indentured servant. Lost for more than 150 years, the handwritten document is the first known prison memoir written by an African American.
"Doctor, could you put a fish on my pelvis?"
From mid-August to mid-September 1863, Union major general William S. Rosecrans's Army of the Cumberland maneuvered from Tennessee to north Georgia in a bid to rout Confederate general Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee and blaze the way for further Union advances. Meanwhile, Confederate reinforcements bolstered the numbers of the Army of Tennessee, and by the time the two armies met at the Battle of Chickamauga, in northern Georgia, the Confederates had gained numerical superiority.
"Specific aspects of the campaign in detail"
Some 100,000 soldiers fought in the April 1862 battle of Shiloh, and nearly 20,000 men were killed or wounded; more Americans died on that Tennessee battlefield than had died in all the nation's previous wars combined. In the first book in his new series, Steven E. Woodworth has brought together a group of superb historians to reassess this significant battle and provide in-depth analyses of key aspects of the campaign and its aftermath.
"Subject matter good, narration distracting"
Following the Quake of '79, a terrible force came to the city of St. Charles. This was the Living Poison. In Lilac Chambers, it may have found the perfect host. As she finds herself changing, becoming increasingly dangerous to everyone around her, it becomes apparent that her state of being is no accident of nature. She is becoming a prime vehicle for the Living Poison's destructive swath through the streets of St. Charles.
His winning percentage was well above Jordan’s shooting average or Woods’s domination of golf tournaments. And he sold products and drew spectators like no one had ever done. He was hands down the most famous athlete in America’s most popular spectator sport, and exactly one hundred years ago you would have been hard pressed to find anybody in the country who didn’t know his name. He was Dan Patch, and he was a racehorse.
Unconventional police rookie Luke Jones is back to work after reluctantly killing a man he knew and liked in order to save the life of a partner he despises. Although labeled a hero by some, he's soon up to his old tricks - doggedly challenging authority in an organization with little tolerance for defiance, irritating peers and superiors alike by quoting Shakespeare at will, and refusing to back down when prudence dictates surrender.
It's 1978 in "America’s Finest City" - San Diego, California - and one rookie cop is learning the hardest lessons the streets have to teach. Luke Jones - a recently graduated, Shakespeare-quoting literature major - is about to discover that dealing with crooks is the easiest part of his new job. For here, in a world populated by people ruled by their obsessions, Luke’s strong will and quick tongue alienate many of his senior officers, and he must fight for acceptance.
This is the story of a young man who signed on with the Union Army at the tender age of 15, and chronicles his service career through the marches under General Sherman, fierce battles, and the period of time he spent as a prisoner of war.
During the golden days of American pulps, hundreds of masked avengers were created to battle evildoers around the globe. The Black Bat, Moon Man, Domino Lady, and the Purple Scar, to name only a few of these amazing pulp heroes. Now Airship 27 Productions introduces to pulp listeners brand new pulp heroes cast in the mold of their 1930s counterparts.
"Remembering the Golden Age of Masked Heroes"
Features four new action-packed stories starring the greatest man hunter of them all, Dan Fowler of the FBI. Penned by Gregory Bastianelli, B.C. Bell, Aaron Smith, and Andrew Salmon, these four brand-new stories are packed with shootouts, car chases, and fisticuffs - enough to excite the most jaded listener. Here's pulp action the way you remember it, slam-bang all the way!
One of the greatest pulp heroes of old returns in four gun-blazing new adventures. Dan Fowler, ace investigator for the FBI, is back in action again. This time facing off against quartet of deadly villains; from a hideous monkey-faced gang boss to avenging the murder of an undercover agent. Along the way, he'll team up with a colorful assortment of allies, from a sexy jewel thief to none other than Jim Anthony, the super detective.