In the aftermath of World War II, America stood alone as the world's premier military power. Yet its martial confidence contrasted vividly with its sense of cultural inferiority. Still looking to a defeated and dispirited Europe for intellectual and artistic guidance, burgeoning transnational elite in New York and Washington embraced not only the war's refugees but many of their ideas as well, and nothing has proven more pernicious than those of the Frankfurt School and its reactionary philosophy of "critical theory".
"I tried but I finally couldn't take it anymore"
From two veteran historians comes an intelligent and spirited history of Charles II's dissolute life and surprising legacy. To refer to the private life of Charles II is to abuse the adjective. His personal life was anything but private. His amorous liaisons were largely conducted in royal palaces surrounded by friends, courtiers, and literally hundreds of servants and soldiers. Gossip radiated throughout the kingdom.
"a great listen! sex and king charles"
Code named Devlin, he exists in the blackest shadows of the United States government--operating off the grid as the NSA's top agent. He's their most lethal weapon-and their most secret. But someone is trying to draw him out into the open by putting America's citizens in the crosshairs--and they will continue the slaughter until they get what they want.
"3-1/2 Stars - Could Have Been Better"
With an unfaithful wife and a career in shambles, troubled Bill Ferguson decides to take drastic action. The youngest vice president in the history of Greystone Mutual Insurance, the workaholic executive becomes burned out, slacks off, and is demoted as a result. Learning of his wife Laura's infidelity only adds insult to injury. Lost, he is intrigued by a news story about a man who attempted to fake his own death and failed miserably. Bill decides he can do better. A lot better.
"Great First Novel"
The Beecheys were a close-knit family, eight brothers and five sisters under the loving eye of their widowed mother, Amy. As the First World War raged across Europe and beyond, the brothers were one-by-one swept up into its devastating path.
Brothers in War is the immensely powerful story of eight Beechey brothers, and how they paid the ultimate price for King and country in the Great War. Some were keen to enlist from the start, others were conscripted and some dead against. Eventually, all eight would be swept up into its devastating path as, despite astonishing displays of courage and strength of character, they met their fates on the battlefields of France, Flanders, East Africa, and Gallipoli.
Suspenseful, romantic, and filled with humor, The Killing Club is a mystery "written" by popular One Life to Live character Marcie Walsh with award-winning writer Michael Malone.