The clan activates an Indian mound deep in southern forests and enters our world - hungry for defenseless prey. Torrential rains and washed out bridges force a runaway teen, an old dowser, and a Cherokee healer to face the horrors of the clan's merciless onslaught. The long claws' skill, speed, strength, and intelligence make them powerful predators unlike anything in human history.
Savannah Greane is a good mother in a terrible situation, on the brink of losing her son due to injuries sustained in another attack by her ex-husband. She has run for years, limited personal friends for fear others could get hurt, and lived in shelters, but he found her and now his parents are suing for custody, saying she is unable to care for her son. When a tall man walks into her room and offers her a solution, it seems too good to be true, but she doesn't have any other option.
Before her death, Mama Jean, as she was fondly known by the foster children she took in, set in motion the plans for the Hertzel-Mendall Family Farm, a community established to offer homes to families that fostered children. The "farm" offers therapeutic, recreational and many other services all in one place to achieve the best outcomes for children in the foster care system. "Mama" Jean Hertzel fostered teenagers who had run out of options - teens who were considered unadoptable mostly due to their ages but sometimes for other reasons.
Reeling from the aftermath of a rogue CIA plot to destroy Moscow, the United States is caught unprepared when foreign hackers launch a cyber-attack on the Strategic Early Warning System. With the CIA in shambles, the President turns to ex-intelligence analyst Kurt Vetter and his mysterious partner Amanda Carter to hunt down the hackers and bring them to justice. Little do they know this is the easy part...
"Attention getting and captivating"
Science fiction meets 1930's noir in this action-packed tale of a man whose job description is shooting trouble. Mick Trubble has two major problems: a past that he can't remember and a price on his head. So when a mysterious dame shows up with a proposition to recover some stolen goods, it's all in a day's work for a man with nothing to lose.
Hadley is an eternal optimist, despite her pint-sized stature. She is loved and adored by everyone, full of joy and kindheartedness. Until the day, Logan Reems takes it upon himself to become her designated, albeit it reluctant knight in shining armor and rescue her from the mud. She has never come up against anyone so haughty and mean spirited. Her determination to avoid contact with him is derailed when she finds out his two boys will be in her kindergarten class.
Recounts the true story of Connie Krauser Chaney, who left behind a tragic childhood to marry Wayne, unaware of his violent tendencies, and describes how she eventually fled with her young son, only to be stalked and killed.
"powerful message and incredible story"
An account of the murdering spree of Larry Eyler, who kidnapped, tortured, and killed at least 23 young men, describes how Eyler managed to evade capture for three years, his apprehension, and his release on a technicality.
It was a brutal crime without meaning or motive, baffling the FBI and seven local police departments for many months as they explored every possibility- from IRA assassination to mafia hit. But it was a tenacious Illinois policewoman who would ultimately unmask the Langerts' killer - exposing a terrifying, true-life horror that was totally unexpected...and frighteningly close to home.
"Probably the single worst recording I've heard."
Albert just wanted to be left alone. He was 20 years retired and, unfortunately, 20 years widowed. He had hoped to spend the fourth quarter with his wife, doing what retired people do, but things don't always work out that way. He was okay with it though, because he knew he would eventually be with her later when it really counted. Anyhow, for now, the Cubs kept him busy all summer and the Blackhawks all winter.
Jay Danforth Fitzgerald, known as "Fitz" to his few remaining friends, has learned from long and painful experience that there is no such thing as love that lasts. A failed an aging stockbroker full of angst and self-loathing, he fritters away his nights in Tiddly's Bar and his days aboard a derelict sailboat stuck in the mud of Charleston Harbor. But when he meets a much younger woman named Gemma, his world changes forever.
On a drilling rig off the coast of Texas, Megan Pritchard and a desperate group of survivors cling to a meager existence in the aftermath of the zombie apocalypse. When they hear rumors of a safe zone on the far side of the ocean, they must decide whether to risk all in search of a better life or to stay and accept what they have. Unbeknownst to them, a new threat, one worse than anything they've yet faced, lurks in wait.
"Great Zombie Apocolyse Story"
Three years have passed since General Robert E. Lee routed the Union army at Gettysburg and caused the Lincoln government to flee Washington, D.C. Now, as president of the Confederacy, Lee realizes the hollowness of his victory as he watches the South he loved and defended slowly crumble before his eyes. Lee must reach out to the only man he believes can help him save the South - the disgraced and out-of-office President Abraham Lincoln. Amidst intense opposition, the two men secretly devise a plan that, if successful, could reunite the country once again.
"Could not listen long enough to make a fair review"
On the verge of graduation from college and acceptance into the Medical School program, she has long since put the mysteries of her birth in the rearview mirror. However, she is tethered to the past by one tiny flaw; she sees, feels, and hears things that aren't real. Her visions have always been a part of her, and learning to cope with them over the years as therapists, medical trials, and even untraditional treatments failed, was just part of life as she knew it. Unfortunately, what was once just a nuisance to her mental state is escalating as each episode becomes more violent, and the visions threaten everything she has worked to accomplish.
These are the humorous adventures of a seven-year-old city slicker's indoctrination into the farming community, where every four-legged and feathered creature was planning his demise. This is a unique look into the farming families of yesteryear and is most entertaining for all ages.
Confederate soldier Elliott Stone made numerous mistakes in his life. When he betrayed his comrades, he was tortured and murdered. For over a century and a half, his only refuge is the sanctuary of the house built where he took his last breath. He was content in his solitude...until she came and disrupted his whole world.
"The Ghost needs to quit smoking"
Joanna has seen some remarkable things deep in the woods in her role as the chief ranger of a popular national park. However, she never expected to witness a camper receiving a paddling high up on the mountain. When she realizes that she is not disturbed by the poor girl's pleas for the spanking to stop, she wonders if the past she has put behind her is truly history.
A young, salt-of-the-earth family is caught up in a cyclone of greed, after Dennis Winecoop accepts a position at Washington, D.C.'s Utopia University. Believing he was hired to advise graduate students in history, Professor Winecoop finds he is teaching a full schedule of "Murder 101." The first lesson, it seems, occurred just days before he was hired, when his predecessor was found grotesquely murdered in his bath.
"Interesting story of higher education"
Charlie Draper only took the job of finding the missing girl as favor. He approached it convinced that the hot desert sun had likely eliminated another unprepared hiker rather than a part of the Border Wars. It didn't take long to realize his error. Then it became complicated. In less than a day, he discovers that drug cartel members shot her and threw her into a volcano vent. The resulting trail leads into Mexico, where his actions bring on the wrath of the cartel.
Talia and Scarlett are the perfect opposites of each other except for the fact that they are identical twins. Talia is focused and brainy and finds interacting with people strenuous. Scarlett lives life with her arms wide open to each new experience and is the life of every party. They are the perfect foils for each other, weak where the other is strong and vice versa. Unfortunately one of them is fighting a losing battle, and when she makes a request for one final hurrah to finish her bucket list, her sister can't refuse her.