From the best-selling author of Cry Baby, the beginning of a brilliant and gripping police procedural series set in Liverpool, perfect for fans of Peter James and Mark Billingham. A woman at home in Liverpool is disturbed by a persistent tapping at her back door. She's disturbed to discover the culprit is a raven and tries to shoo it away. Which is when the killer strikes. DS Nathan Cody, still bearing the scars of an undercover mission that went horrifyingly wrong, is put on the case.
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It’s every mother’s nightmare - the abduction of her baby. That’s how it starts for Erin Vogel when she is attacked and left unconscious in her apartment. When she awakes it is to find that Georgia, her six-month-old daughter, has been taken. But Erin is given a chance to get Georgia back. At an unthinkable price. Like most mothers, she has always said she would do anything for her child. Now the strength of that bond is about to be put to the ultimate test.
David Jackson visits the Audible Studios to talk about his career as a crime thriller author; where he get his ideas from, how he choose between writing a series or a standalone nove, why he picked Liverpool for his latest novel, and much more!
When his picture appeared on the cover of Texas Monthly, Joaquin Jackson became the icon of the modern Texas Rangers. Nick Nolte modeled his character on him in the movie Extreme Prejudice. Jackson even had a speaking part of his own in The Good Old Boys with Tommy Lee Jones. But the role that Jackson has always played the best is that of the man who wears the silver badge cut from a Mexican cinco peso coin, a working Texas Ranger.
In This Is All a Dream We Dreamed, two of the most well-respected chroniclers of the Dead, Blair Jackson and David Gans, reveal the band's story through the words of its members, their creative collaborators and peers, and a number of diverse fans, stitching together a multitude of voices into a seamless oral tapestry. Capturing the ebullient spirit at the group's core, Jackson and Gans weave together a musical saga that examines the music and subculture that developed into its own economy, touching fans from all walks of life.
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When NYPD detective Callum Doyle’s partner is murdered, and then his replacement is also brutally killed, suspicion falls on Doyle himself. Then he receives an anonymous message: This is just the beginning. Anyone he gets close to will die - and that includes his family. Desperate to find out who is responsible, but with his every move putting others in danger, Doyle has to ask himself: how low would he sink in order to get his life back?
After a grisly murder in a shabby New York bookstore, Detective Callum Doyle starts receiving sinister phone calls. Doyle is told more deaths are planned but the caller will give him clues, on the condition that he keeps them to himself. As more vicious deaths follow, the pressure on Doyle to find a link becomes unbearable. Does he continue to gamble with people’s lives? Or should he sacrifice everything to defeat a ruthless and manipulative enemy?
In New York a young girl is brutally raped and murdered. Detective Callum Doyle has visited the distraught family. Now he wants justice. Doyle is convinced he knows who the killer is; the problem is he can't prove it. And the more he pushes his prime suspect, the more he learns that the man is capable of pushing back in ways more devious and twisted than Doyle could ever have imagined.
Tonight on the program, an appreciation of Muhammad Ali, who died last week. Charlie is joined by Bob Costas of NBC Sports; David Remnick of The New Yorker; Robert Lipsyte, author of "Free to Be Muhammad Ali”; and Ellis Cose, author and the writer-in-residence at the ACLU.
We conclude with the Reverend Jesse Jackson, discussing Ali.
"Newt Gingrich Clarifies Comments on Sharia Law" is from the July 15, 2016, News section of The USA Today. It was written by Eliza Collins and David Jackson and narrated by Paige McKinney.
Top aide Kellyanne Conway says she'll support whomever Donald Trump nominates for secretary of State, but it sure sounds like she's lobbying against Mitt Romney.
Hillary Clinton's margin in the popular vote against President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed 2 million, furthering the record for a candidate who lost in the Electoral College.
Donald Trump condemned the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro on an otherwise quiet Saturday for the president-elect.
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
While planning to move forward soon with staff and policy decisions, Donald Trump says his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexican border may include some fencing instead and his initial deportation plan will focus on "criminals" who are in the country illegally. In "certain areas, a wall is more appropriate," but "there could be some fencing," Trump said in an interview with CBS’ Sunday newsmagazine 60 Minutes.
Donald Trump and transition aides will continue speaking with potential appointees Thursday, and the president-elect is also scheduled to have his first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader.
Late in the election, Donald Trump got a lifeline courtesy of the FBI.
"We can't let them get away with this, folks," Trump told a crowd in Portsmouth, N.H., echoing that this "looks like a rigged election."
While Donald Trump devoted most of a big weekend speech to policy, he also spent time attacking his critics and threatening to sue women who have accused him of inappropriate sexual advances, which a top aide said Sunday is simply the GOP nominee defending himself.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are calling for better better police-community relations after more deadly shootings in Oklahoma and North Carolina.