>In this illuminating and informative memoir, an Iraqi translator who risked his life working with American Sniper author Chris Kyle and the Navy SEALs tells his remarkable and inspiring story, offering a refreshing new perspective on the Iraq War. As the insurgency in Iraq intensified following the American invasion, U.S. Navy SEALs were called upon to root terrorists from their lairs. Unsure of the local neighborhoods and unable to speak the local languages, they came to rely on one man to guide them and watch their backs. He was a "terp" - an interpreter - with a job so dangerous they couldn't even use his real name.
"Outstanding and real"
Morgan Fairfield has been given two things: a locked briefcase and a ticket for the maiden voyage of the Titanic. In the briefcase is information vital to the American War Department. To deliver the message, Morgan will have to restore his wavering faith and survive the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Morgan Fairfield is one of the few survivors of the Titanic disaster. Now a celebrity journalist in New York, he persists in his story that Hunter Kennedy was murdered on that doomed voyage. But with the evidence miles underwater—and now a different Hunter Kennedy arriving on the scene—Morgan and his wife Margaret need to find a way to solve this conundrum fast.
Zach Cobb is haunted by bitter Civil War memories, but his fighting experience makes him a formidable Wells Fargo agent. When a series of payroll holdups rocks the Mojave Desert, Zach follows a trail of clues deep into the criminal underworld, where shady figures battle for control of the opium trade. Thoughts of his beloved Jenny Hays keep Zach warm at night, and maybe with a little help from above he'll crack the case and find himself some peace.
When Zac Cobb foils an attempt to kidnap the family of the oldest daughter of General Sydney Roberts, the President of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, he then must lead the threatened family to safety in Colorado despite the pursuit of a small army of hired gunmen. Once, there, Zac finds himself ensnared in the ongoing railroad war between the Chicago Pacific and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroads. But when Elizabeth Robert decides she's in love with Zac, his personal danger is compounded.
The Mysteries in Time series recreates some of the most dramatic events in American history and infuses them with an intriguing spiritual dimension. In November, 1941, U.S. Naval intelligence intercepts Japanese plans to attack Pearl Harbor. When Aki Kawa, one of the language specialists who deciphered the plans, is murdered, it is up to her colleague, Gwen Williams, to find out what Aki really discovered before her death.
Zac discovers that certain vigilantes are controlled by corrupt federal officials. He aims to bring them in, but the price for justice may be terribly steep this time.
"The plot sickens"