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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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.
On a bitterly cold winter's night, Liverpool is left stunned by a brutal murder in the grounds of the city's Anglican Cathedral. A killer is on the loose, driven by a chilling rage. Put on the case, DS Nathan Cody is quickly stumped. Wherever he digs, the victim seems to be almost angelic - no-one has a bad word to say, let alone a motive for such a violent murder. And Cody has other things on his mind too.
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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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!
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
"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.
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?
"Trump to Evangelicals: Pray for People to Vote for Me" is from the June 21, 2016, News section of The USA Today. It was written by David M Jackson and narrated by Mark Ashby.
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.
President Trump's long-term rhetorical war on the press is heating up again, thanks to a tweet declaring the media "the enemy of the American people" and concerns that Trump's increasingly acerbic rhetoric is the cutting edge of authoritarianism.
"McCain Defends Free Press, Raises Specter of Dictatorship From Trump's Attacks" is from the February 19, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by David Jackson and narrated by Mark Ashby.
Saturday is a full working day in the White House, with President Trump scheduled to make a round of phone calls to world leaders and sign more executive orders.
"Trump Speaking With Putin, 4 Other World Leaders on Busy Saturday" is from the January 28, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by Gregory Korte and David Jackson and narrated by Paige McKinney.
President Trump is expected to sign an executive order Thursday launching an investigation into unfounded claims of massive voter fraud that Trump says have produced up to 5 million illegal votes in last year's election.
"Trump to Sign Order Investigating Unfounded Voter Fraud Claims" is from the January 26, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by David Jackson and Gregory Korte and narrated by Paige McKinney.
President-elect Donald Trump, in a fresh peek at his foreign policy views, says he is open to lifting sanctions against Russia and is not committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan. Beijing swiftly responded to the latter remark, calling any revision of the longstanding "One China" policy "non-negotiable."
"Beijing Blasts Trump 'One China' Remarks, Says Policy 'Non-Negotiable'" is from the January 15, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by Doug Stanglin and David Jackson and narrated by Mark Ashby.
Donald Trump is planning to appoint son-in-law Jared Kushner to a presidential advisory position, aides said Monday, arguing that nepotism laws do not apply to White House appointees.
"Trump to Name Son-In-Law Jared Kushner as Special Adviser" is from the January 09, 2017 Politics section of USA Today. It was written by David Jackson and Susan Page and narrated by Mark Ashby.
President Trump is taking ridicule for commenting this weekend on a terrorist attack in Sweden — because there wasn't one.
"Trump Cites (Fake) Attack in Sweden" is from the February 19, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by David M. Jackson and narrated by Mark Ashby.
President Trump said Friday that he would take action next week to strengthen border security in the wake of an appeals court ruling against his travel ban order, but he declined to say what that action might be.
"Trump Promises Quick Action After Court Ruling on Travel Ban" is from the February 10, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by David Jackson and narrated by Paige McKinney.
As an appeals court reviews his travel ban from seven Muslim countries, President Trump claimed Monday that the public is with him, despite polls indicating otherwise.
"Trump Claims Public With Him on Travel Ban" is from the February 06, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by David Jackson and narrated by Mark Ashby.