Tea anyone? After decades of erosion of the U.S. Constitution, the United States is faced with a major constitutional crisis not seen since the Civil War. A president and his administration filled with scandals and plagued by economic woes surprisingly wins re-election to a second term largely based on an "October Surprise" and the promise of redistribution of the nation's wealth. The night he is re-elected, an assassination attempt throws America into chaos, resulting in riots, food shortages and violence across the country.
"Timely Political Thriller."
Chief Warrant Officer Robert Mills enlisted in the U.S. Army on 9/11/2001. Relive the day-to-day experiences with Robert just as he lived them. Robert's daily journal will give you a realistic view from his cockpit. His writings cover the entire spectrum, from the joys of simply receiving mail from home, living in harsh conditions, experiencing frequent enemy attacks, aircraft emergencies, and losing a fellow pilot to making the ultimate decision to pull the trigger to end one life in order to save another.
"Worst Story Ever"
"The great vessel gently pulled away from the port of Seven Islands in Quebec, Canada into the mighty ocean. I heard a voice say to me loud and clear: This is the defining moment of the dream, so prepare to launch out into the deep. This was only a fraction of the mega dream that had been envisioned years ago. The water was raging and boisterous, but we sailed slowly and majestically to our next port of call where the test of desire and will would be applied."
"Feature Cover Story at debut Sailing Into Destiny"
Dorothy returns to Oz for a dangerous dance.… His whole career, Remy Mistral has fought for reform in a state where corruption is an art form. Now is his chance to quit talking about reform and make his move to change things, but two things stand in his way. One is a woman; the other a killer.
Eugenie La Verde had been found dead in her room and the murderer had not left a single clue, however slight, by which he could be traced. Her face was distorted and swollen almost beyond recognition, and in spots was highly discolored, where the blood had coagulated beneath the skin. Her mouth was open, and her eyes were wide and staring, even yet filled with an expression of the horror through which she had passed just before her death.
This audiobook contains one novel and 6 short stories. The novel is The Whispering Eye. The other stories are: "Candidate for a Coffin", "One Hundred Bucks per Stiff", "Death Is Deaf", "Three Guesses", "The Cop Was a Coward", "The Strange Case of William Long", "A Dinner Date with Murder", and "Artistic Murders Misfire".
The Inka empire was the largest pre-Columbian polity in the New World. Its vast expanse, its ethnic diversity, and the fact that the empire may have been consolidated in less than a century have prompted much scholarly interest in its creation. In this study, Besom explores the ritual practices of human sacrifice and the worship of mountains, attested in both archaeological investigations and ethnohistorical sources, as tools in the establishment and preservation of political power.
The Lucky Ace of France tells of the amazing exploits of Captain Georges Guynemer, taking listeners on a journey through his eventful life. A national hero for France and aviation enthusiasts around the world, Guynemer racked up 53 kills in WWI, crashed several planes, and was wounded twice.
Nothing further was said, until the cemetery gate was passed, and they rode along the well-worn path leading to what seemed the private vault. The last iron door swung noiselessly in on its well-oiled hinges and he preceded the other into the pitchy darkness of the tomb. So, Nick Carter embarks on his great detective career; establishing himself as the American Sherlock Holmes.