The first definitive account of this legendary fighting force and its extraordinary leader, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Lee Gardner's Rough Riders is narrative nonfiction at its most invigorating and compulsively listenable. Its dramatic unfolding of a familiar yet not fully known story will remind listeners of James Swanson's Manhunt.
"TR and the charge up the Santiago Heights"
It was the most famous bank robbery of all time, involving the legendary James-Younger gang's final shocking holdup - the infamous Northfield Raid - and the thrilling two-week chase that followed. Mark Lee Gardner, author of the critically acclaimed To Hell on a Fast Horse, takes us inside Northfield's First National Bank and outside to the streets as Jesse James and his band of outlaws square off against the heroic citizens who risked their lives to defeat America's most daring criminals.
"The old west outlaw comes alive."
Can the world be saved from humanity? Most of the world is a frozen wasteland. Populations have dwindled and a pair of scientists are traveling to Yellowstone National Park to see if "Old Faithful" holds the key to reversing the current ice age. The perils of their journey are many and there are factions who will stop at nothing to keep the secrets of the ice age from them and the world.
Nala and her sister live their lives as slaves in the Han Dynasty. A chance encounter at a bazaar leads Nala on a mission to keep her sister safe from evil, while learning that not everything is as it appears to be. Can she save her sister and herself before it is too late?
What if you could hire your ideal body? Renting a pair of 20-something bodies seems like the perfect final touch for Tom and Jean Smith's dream cruise to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. And it is - until they get home to find their lives have been stolen. Devastated, the Smiths seek help only to find that this scam has drawn in a lot more people than they'd imagined. And goes a hell of a lot higher. Now it's a race against time to find their bodies and recover their lives.