A series of bizarre deaths erupts, first in New York and then in Washington. Men are seemingly falling to their deaths inside skyscrapers, leaving no clue but their battered bodies. The Man With the Green Eyes, Jerry and Weed investigate, and then the masterminds behind a terrible new weapon strike directly at their headquarters, seeking to head them off before they can fit all the pieces of the puzzle in place. The final battle takes place on and above the Hudson River.
"Narration is the bomb!"
Anthony Saxon, a mysterious troubleshooter better known as The Man with the Green Eyes, suddenly finds himself and his two aides involved in the mystery of the Purple Goblin and his unholy plans to spread death and destruction across the land.
Residents of a small town in Ohio are suddenly confronted by a spectral house that appears and disappears before their very eyes, and a strange, glowing dwarf. Then the disappearances begin. The trail leads to a government-financed project intended to radically boost agricultural production. When Saxon and Associates arrive to investigate matters, they encounter and rescue the sister of a missing graduate student and Weed comes face-to-face with the gibbering horror in the dead of night.
What was the grim secret of the dead men who walked against lone ships sailing the coastal waters off South America? Strange, shining figures repeatedly rose from the depths to approach horrified crews...and then the destruction of the ships was swift and utter. Anthony Saxon, Weed, and Jerry travel to 1930s Panama to seek the answer to this new threat, which threatens the world's economic balance.
The silver man first appeared in the sewers beneath Manhattan, where it killed its first victim. As Saxon and Associates try to track down and stop the man behind the lethal golem, Manhattan erupts in flames. Pursued by the police, who suspect that Saxon and his aides are behind the lumbering horror, the Man with the Green Eyes, Jerry and Weed have only a single evening to destroy the creature and save the city.
"Fun story and great narration"
It's 1930s Chicago. Inferno, a mysterious figure using flame as a lethal weapon, seeks to depose "Bull" Logan as crime boss of Chicago. A series of bizarre attacks rapidly thins out the ranks of the gang leader's trusted lieutenants. In an attempt to distract the police, Logan begins his own war of terror while he begins searching for the mysterious fiend.
1960s Britain: When one of his regular snitches is found floating in the lower Thames, Inspector Jerry Carnaby is in a quandary. The dead man had arranged a meeting with him, promising vital information on a new crime. Unfortunately, there are three distinct possibilities to sort out, and the tip could apply to any of them. It could be a large gold shipment due in from Cardiff. It also could involve a pending visit by an important German diplomat.
At the conclusion of World War I, American oil interests in Africa are suddenly menaced by an unknown power. The Red Ace, a masked flying troubleshooter who operates out of Shanghai, is hired to investigate the sudden destruction of one of the oil company's outlying way stations.
A journey to 1930s Egypt turns into a nightmare as Alexander Saxon and his men are faced with the return of an implacable foe. Weed and Jerry are the objects of a murderous attack as they return to their hotel while Saxon is set up for death by scorpion. Following a visit to a strange tomb located deep in the desert beyond Cairo, it quickly becomes clear that their unseen foe has unleashed two arcane creatures - experiments initially engineered in lost centuries - as a means of vengeance.
When the Wilder Agency gets a lead on the theft of the fabled jewel that is the basis of the planet's financial structure, it's up to the alien Gel to plan the retrieval of the gem and engineer a presumably dazzling reward. There are, unfortunately, a few tiny flaws in this plan. Such as Gel, the three huli maidens, and the happy-go-lucky yogurt delivery-tiger who comes along for the ride.
Who or what is Zheng, the grotesque crimson-robed madman who will stop at nothing to obtain the secret of the Lost Gold of Kwan’chi? A down on his luck cow puncher from Texas drifts into 1940s New York, in search of work. When he stumbles across a strange, skull-stamped coin and attempts to pawn it, Saxon & Associates are drawn into a desperate battle as two rival criminal factions vie for the key to the legendary treasure of golden skulls.
"Scary and a lot of twists"
The Eclipse has no time to rest on his laurels, following the destruction of The Inferno and 'Bull' Logan. A new crime boss promptly moves in to try to seize control of Chicago, with the aid of the surviving members of Logan's gang. As if that wasn't enough, a series of hanging deaths occur across the city, all apparently connected in some way with a jewel robbery from several years prior.
"Strong vocal performance carries this exciting sto"
Saxon & Associates' vacation in the hills of West Virginia is interrrupted by first a disappearance and then a series of strange deaths heralded by a bizarre, keening sound that haunts the lonely night. The resolution of the case only brings more disturbing news, as they discover an old enemy has unexpectedly returned from the dead.
Some days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed and face a brave, new world! Cut-rate detective Joel Wilder and his alien cronies are back, as Wilder reluctantly accepts the assignment to locate a missing scientist and his mysterious invention. What begins as a hopeless mess only becomes worse when Gel cheerfully enlists Cairo Bombazi, Wilder's arch-rival, to "help" with the investigation.
"U.S. Airstrike, Intended for ISIS, Kills Syrian Government Troops" is from the September 18, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by Anne Barnard and Mark Mazzetti and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Military Success in Syria Gives Putin Upper Hand in U.S. Proxy War" is from the August 07, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Mark Mazzetti, Anne Barnard and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.