In his first book, author Jason Smith explores the depravity and desperation required to maintain an opiate addiction so fierce, he finds himself jumping continents to avoid jail time and learns the hard way that some demons cannot be outrun. While teaching in Europe, he meets a prostitute who secures drugs for him at the dangerous price of helping out the Russian Mafia; in China he gets his Percocet and Xanax fixes but terrifies a crowd of children and parents at his job in the process.
"The Amazing Race on narcotics"
In this extraordinarily rare memoir by an active-duty jumper, Jason Ramos takes listeners into his exhilarating and dangerous world, explores smokejumping's remarkable history, and explains why their services are more essential than ever before.
"About damn time a book on wildland firefighting was written!!!"
Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton had a famously contentious political relationship. In June of 1804, then-Vice President Burr was made aware that Hamilton had made disparaging remarks about him. Dr. Charles Cooper had overheard these remarks and published a letter indicating such. Burr soon after read Dr. Cooper's remarks and took offense. The following are pieces of correspondence between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, followed by letters from Alexander Hamilton to his friend Nathaniel Pendleton, as well as his wife Elizabeth.
Four brave heroes from the desert city of Demon's Bluff find themselves in a desperate race to foil the reemergence of the ancient Cult of Yex. Cael, Needle, Brynn, and Mallet discover that their destinies are inextricably intertwined and the future of their world is in mortal peril.
"Wow, I was totally engrossed..."
In Prophecies of Old, our four brave heroes journey up the Demon River at the behest of Cael's grandfather, the old, burned-out wizard Boxxaway Hotheway. Fleeing the devastation of the earthquake that nearly destroyed their hometown of Demon's Bluff, the group find themselves in a desperate struggle against a terrifying agent of the ancient Cult of Yex. At every step of their battle against the relentless Elija Abel, they uncover more of the cult's wicked malevolence.
"Much like the first book"
In Bystle Vale, our heroes from Demon's Bluff finally confront King Tharchelon and discover that conditions in the Bystle Vale are not at all what they expected. In order to succeed in their quest, Cael, Brynn, Mallet and Needle must overcome surprises and best their demons of past, present and future. Join them as they journey toward their inevitable confrontation with Elija, Tharchelon and the impending full moon.