In Cruise Confidential, Brian David Bruns spills the dirt - or, in this case, the dirty water - on those romantic, fun-filled vacations at sea. His hilarious chronicle of the year he spent working for Carnival Cruise Lines takes listeners down into the areas where the crew works and lives, leaving listeners gasping with laughter as they're assaulted nonstop with events that range from the absurd to the utterly bizarre. Stewards fighting over food. Cutlery allowances and other nonsensical rules.
"Never been on a cruise but this makes me want to take one"
The Doomsday siren calls on civilization's last day. Natural disaster. Nuclear war. Pandemics. These are the ways the world ends. Now, in the aftermath of ruined cities and humanity gone savage, mankind will once again find his oldest allies and closest friends amidst the debris of all that once was. The Walking Dead meets The Incredible Journey in 14 incredible tales of nobility, self-sacrifice, and unconditional love as told by today's most talented independent authors.
"All the stories were good"
In 2003, the world watched as coalition forces toppled Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, then searched - unsuccessfully - for the weapons of mass destruction they were certain existed. None were ever found, but they do exist. On the eve of the invasion, a handful of nuclear weapons was smuggled out of Iraq and hidden in the most unlikely of places - Iran. Now, as the threat of WMDs fades into a late-night punch line, a shadowy Iranian faction waits for the perfect moment to unleash Saddam Hussein's nuclear legacy on the West.
Meet Ayana Ismail: high school senior, Muslim, natural-born American citizen - and being recruited by a terrorist organization. In Minneapolis, in the center of America's heartland, young Muslim men are being persuaded to leave their country of birth to fight for international terrorist groups. For FBI Special Agent Liz Soroush, stopping this homegrown recruiting is her job - and it's not going well. Now there's a new terrorist recruiting threat. One she never saw coming.