The Lambert Family is heading to Crescent Lake, a rural cabin community in western Pennsylvania, for an idyllic weekend getaway. Some fishing, some barbecue, some games...
"Wow! This Was SO Good!"
In Autumn 2008 the Lambert family headed to Western Pennsylvania for a weekend getaway to the family cabin. They visited hell instead. The Fannelli brothers. Two psychopaths who believed themselves exceptional, put on this Earth for the soul purpose of tormenting others for their own amusement. To make people play their twisted games. Except the Lamberts managed the impossible. They played the game and survived. Showed the Fannelli brothers that they'd messed with the wrong family.
Former special ops and survivalist Simon Redfall has lost everything: his wife, his fortune, and his future. Despite being hunted by angry mobs and his own bankrupt government, Simon arrives in Washington, DC, to attend the first ever pay-per-view execution of someone he loves. Then red storm clouds appear and begin to spread their potentially toxic rain across the planet. The mysterious weather phenomenon grounds all travelers, knocks out communications, and threatens to take down the grid, sending civilization back to the Stone Age.
"Great start to a new series"
A stranger staggers out of the wilderness under the cover of a blizzard and stumbles into a diner full of people. He collapses in the entryway, unzips his jacket, and allows the object hidden inside to fall out. Screaming commences.
"An excellent creepy read."
A year has passed. Marine and security specialist Domino Taylor does not work anymore. His days and nights are spent shadowing the Lambert family; the guilt he feels for the tragic events that unfolded in western Pennsylvania haunts him without mercy. When someone from Domino's past contacts him, she begs him to take on one last job: Find and return her kidnapped son.
"Impossible to put away !"
When the body of Hunter Gearhardt washes up on the banks of a seasonal river outside of Pomacochas, Peru, with only samples of vegetation, a handful of feathers, two black- and gray-streaked rocks, and a golden headdress of indeterminate origin in his possession, his grieving father launches an expedition to determine how his son died. The party uses these clues to divine Hunter’s route into the jungle, where they find a surviving offshoot of a primitive tribe, long thought to be extinct, and something far more sinister, something that’s been able to avoid discovery for eons for one simple reason: No one leaves the rainforest alive.
"Better Run Through the Jungle"
Don't look out towards Knob Island at night. That was the warning Douglas' grandfather gave him as a boy. Now returning to the shores of Lake Manuxet as a grown man, with his twin sister and their ailing grandmother in tow for a final, nostalgic visit, Douglas begins to experience frightful things in his cherished childhood vacation spot. Just what is it that claws its way out of the lake each night, only to approach their cabin? What mysteries does the remote lake hold? Find out.
"A very creepy listen!"
As militant groups arm themselves and take to the streets, survivalist Simon Redfall and his band of freedom fighters scramble to uncover more facts about the swarm of red storms suffocating the planet. The more they dig, the deeper the conspiracy grows. Yet, it all seems to point back to one man and his weather control technology, Jeffrey Hansen. A former military intelligence officer who will stop at nothing to achieve his goals.
"Follow Simon and his teenage counterparts..."
Benji Kurtz is on the side of science. For 20 years he struggled with obesity; he experimented with all kinds of catchy fad diets that had everything going for them but scientific truth. In The Plant Advantage, he explains how a movie changed his life, inspiring him to eat the way human beings were designed to eat. And he subsequently lost half his weight, from 260 pounds to 130, in 18 months. Without struggling.
Welcome to Angel Hill, Missouri, a town that shot blood from the ground at its own groundbreaking. There are only two roads in or out of town, and everything within those borders is subject to the whims of reality. Those who grew up here are immune to the town's peculiarities. But Jack and Liz have just moved here, and for their young son, Joey, it's almost like coming home again.
"Great Scary Story"
Is it possible to listen to a book about relationships and come away feeling like your life, your entire existence, just changed? Harvard trained psychotherapist and relationship pioneer Jeffrey Sumber says yes! Renew Your Wows: Seven Powerful Tools to Ignite the Spark and Transform Your Relationship was written to help couples address challenges and yet it also serves to revitalize us as individuals!
For the past seven years, John Avery has been combing the wilderness for any sign of his missing girlfriend, who set out upon the ski trip of a lifetime and was never seen again.
"So good again!"
Jason Henry is part of the CIA's Special Activities Division, which the US government claims doesn't exist. Juan Bocanegra is the newest member of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team, America's premiere SWAT team. An investigation into a dead body found in France brings them clashing back together from a past they wanted to forget, while stumbling upon the biggest threat their country and the free world has ever faced.
"Clancy-esque intrigue, almost"
When investigative reporter Peter Webber discovers the remains of a young woman in the old Eastown Theatre, he finds himself pitted against a serial killer who uses the bodies of his victims to recreate medieval visions of hell inside Detroit's landmark ruins. As the body count continues to rise, he and Detective Aundray Rogers must embark upon their own descent into the underworld, one that mirrors the decline of the Motor City, if they're to have any chance of stopping the murderer before it's too late.
A young couple finds a bag containing a fortune off the coast of Key West. In a panic, they report it to authorities - but only half. They're told they can keep the money if no one claims it in 90 days. Confident that dealers will never claim the money, they make plans for their new fortune. The furious dealers send assassins to reclaim their money. The couple can't run to the police because they concealed half. The suspense builds as villains create a nightmare for the couple in their supposed paradise.
"Good location for this story"
In a narrative rich in humor and uproarious dialogue, Off the Reservation explores modern presidential politics and whether honesty can find a place within it. Congressman Evan Gorgoni of Bloomington, IN, has served eight terms in a dysfunctional Congress and reached his limits of frustration. A medical event brings on the epiphany that there is no point in continuing to serve. But his frank expression on Meet the Press of his rationale for ending his political career is met with the unbidden call that he seek the White House.
"A Democratic Trump-A Political Comedy for Everyone"
Sunny beaches...deadly secrets. St. Celine boasts secluded pink-sand beaches and sparkling turquoise waters just an hour's ferry ride from Nassau. In the wake of a personal tragedy, Sarah and Amy arrive for a week of sun and margaritas and maybe some romance with the locals. But Sarah's obsession with a pair of honeymooners who disappeared from this paradise leads to the discovery of a bizarre video posted online by the couple just hours before they vanished - images of a purported vodou zombie ritual somewhere on the island.
In defense of depressing literature.
If you watch enough Bravo reality shows or wait for a table at enough popular brunch spots, you’re bound to hear twentysomethings make mention of "preventative botox." The procedure entails getting botox (a popular brand name of the drug Botulinum toxin type A) injections before wrinkles have formed on your face to prevent them from forming, versus trying to correct them later.
A gentle breeze slid in the doorway of Rosa Abdu’s restaurant and escaped through the spaces in the walls. Like many structures in Yida, the largest refugee settlement in South Sudan, the restaurant was constructed from sticks bound together by homemade rope made of woven vines; they’re quick to put up, and quick to take down. Early morning sunlight slipped between the sticks in slices, but the compounding heat was kept at bay.