A DANA PERINO BOOK CLUB PICK Following the events of the ´´fast, hard-hitting, and impossible to put down´´ (The Real Book Spy) Field of Valor, Logan West continues his mission to bring America´s traitorous vice president to justice, even as the clandestine group pulling all the strings makes one last deadly bid to regain their power. The vice president of the United States is missing, the director of the National Security Agency has been assassinated, and the mysterious organization orchestrating global instability is in tatters. While John Quick recovers from a gunshot wound that nearly killed him, Logan West is on the hunt to bring the vice president back to the US to face justice for his treason. The final stakes have never been higher and Logan and his task force are left with little to no options. Will it be this warrior´s end? ´´As a former Marine, Betley really knows his stuff´´ (#1 New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills), and rules of Rules of War is filled with the gripping, nonstop action thriller fans crave.
Ever wonder about how the federal justice system really works? Now you can experience it, really feel it, up close and personal. Welcome to Matt Connolly´s world. It starts with the Libor investigation into Deutsche Bank, followed by Matt´s ´´interview´´ with the FBI. Then comes his indictment and a trial in the country´s most prestigious federal court, the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. This book pulls no punches. Every rabbit hole is plumbed; every lie, backstab, and shady deal is exposed. You may be surprised at which side is pulling the strings.
In March of 1933, a disused factory surrounded by barbed wire held 223 prisoners in the town of Dachau. By the end of 1945, the SS concentration camp system had become an overwhelming landscape of terror. Twenty-two large camps and over one thousand satellite camps throughout Germany and Europe were at the heart of the Nazi campaign of repression and intimidation. The importance of the camps in terms of Nazi history and our modern world cannot be questioned. Dr Nikolaus Wachsmann is the first historian to write a complete history of the camps. Combining the political and the personal, Wachsmann examines the organisation of such an immense genocidal machine, whilst drawing a vivid picture of life inside the camps for the individual prisoner. The book gives voice to those typically forgotten in Nazi history: the ´social deviants´, criminals and unwanted ethnicities that all faced the terror of the camps. Wachsmann explores the practice of institutionalised murder and inmate collaboration with the SS selectively ignored by many historians. Pulling together a wealth of in-depth research, official documents, contemporary studies and the evidence of survivors themselves, KL is a complete but accessible narrative.
Twelve Grindstones continues the laughter and wisdom, the leg-pulling and the literate chuckling of John Gould. Starting down the road to hilarity, there are some old stories and some new stories, all of them great stories from the canon of Maine folklore. Within are some long and some tall tales about blueberry picking, railroading, wood buying, lobster wars, and bootlegging. So sit down and put your feet up and prepare for some of the most amusing, preposterous, and heartwarming tales you´ve likely heard in a very long time. You´re in for a treat.
Ever wondered why a goat´s eyes have rectangular pupils? Or what happened to Thor´s goats each day after they finished pulling his thunderous chariot? Do goat´s milk, cheese and meat represent more ethical food choices than cow and sheep products, and if so, can goat farming play an important role in humankind´s future? Whether you´re an aspiring smallholder, cheese fanatic or simply want to know more about our caprine companions, this guide introduces the fascinating history and folklore of goats and examines the development of goatkeeping in Britain, shedding light on one of our most intelligent, curious and mischievous domestic animals. It also explains the origins and features of the sixteen British goat breeds and the qualities of their products, and even has a few craft and recipe ideas for you to try.
Introducing a cast of unforgettable new characters, A LITTLE HATRED is the start of a brand new trilogy set in the world of the First Law which will have you gripped from the very start . . . War. Politics. Revolution. The Age of Madness has arrived . . . The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever. On the blood-soaked borders of Angland, Leo dan Brock struggles to win fame on the battlefield, and defeat the marauding armies of Stour Nightfall. He hopes for help from the crown. But King Jezal´s son, the feckless Prince Orso, is a man who specialises in disappointments. Savine dan Glokta - socialite, investor, and daughter of the most feared man in the Union - plans to claw her way to the top of the slag-heap of society by any means necessary. But the slums boil over with a rage that all the money in the world cannot control. The age of the machine dawns, but the age of magic refuses to die. With the help of the mad hillwoman Isern-i-Phail, Rikke struggles to control the blessing, or the curse, of the Long Eye. Glimpsing the future is one thing, but with the guiding hand of the First of the Magi still pulling the strings, changing it will be quite another . . .
A guide to stopping the lies and renewing your mind. Psychologist Dr. Chris Thurman tells us the unvarnished truth about the most common lies we tell ourselves, how they damage our emotional and spiritual health, and what we can do to overcome them in this 25-lesson workbook based on the classic bestseller, The Lies We Believe . The Lies We Believe Workbook is designed to help us recognize our faulty beliefs, internalize the truth that can set us free, and grow into more mature and passionate followers of Christ. As we work diligently on developing a more biblically accurate view of reality, we are transformed in the process. To put it differently, when we learn to think more like Christ we can be more like Christ. On your own or with some friends, take the challenge to work out your mental salvation by pulling down toxic mental strongholds, building truthful strongholds in their place, and being transformed by the renewing of your mind. When we do this, we can experience the abundant life God intended for us to live. Each lesson includes: A self-assessment questionnaire to rate your faulty beliefs Study of the biblical truth that leads to freedom Key memory and meditation verses for renewing your mind Prayer for contemplation and reflection
´I wouldn´t scream if I were you. Unless you want the whole world to learn about your husband and his mistress.´ Agatha Christie, in London to visit her literary agent, boards a train, preoccupied and flustered in the knowledge that her husband Archie is having an affair. She feels a light touch on her back, causing her to lose her balance, then a sense of someone pulling her to safety from the rush of the incoming train. So begins a terrifying sequence of events. Her rescuer is no guardian angel; rather, he is a blackmailer of the most insidious, manipulative kind. Agatha must use every ounce of her cleverness and resourcefulness to thwart an adversary determined to exploit her genius for murder to kill on his behalf. ´Wilson not only knows his subject but he deftly moves the tale away from mere literary ventriloquism and into darker territory. Great fun, too´ Observer ´The queen of crime is the central character in this audacious mystery, which reinvents the story of her mysterious disappearance with thrilling results´ Guardian What readers are saying about A Talent for Murder: ´The initial premise of the story is pure genius, and when the reader realises by the end of chapter one whose head they are inside, goose bumps are guaranteed to occur´ Greg, Goodreads, 4 stars ´A darkly twisting tale of murder and manipulation´ Erin Britton, NetGalley, 4 stars ´This is a must-read for crime fiction fans, and Agatha Christie fans especially who will discover a new side to the Queen of Crime herself!´ Vincent, Goodreads, 5 stars ´I enjoy Agatha Christie and this book did not disappoint. I devoured this book in two days´ Annie, Goodreads, 4 stars ´Great mystery and action novel featuring Agatha Christie as you´ve never seen her before. Part biography/part thrill ride this is one novel I didn´t want to end´ Nikkia Neil, NetGalley, 5 stars ´An intriguing homage that stirs the imagination of the amateur sleuth in all of us … A Talent for Murder is one novel that definitely deserves attention and praise´ Elspeth G. Perkin, Goodreads, 4 stars ´This was a really good read especially for fans of Agatha Christie and even those who have never read her books´ Teresa, Goodreads, 4 stars ´So, so enjoyable! Great for book club discussion due to the ´´real´´ mystery behind it´ Kaylee Mitchell, Goodreads, 5 stars ´A fun read for Christie fans´Roman Clodia, NetGalley, 4 stars ´I´ll admit to being totally drawn along by this novel; I couldn´t wait to keep reading and find out how it would all turn out. I really would recommend this book as an interesting account of Christie´s missing eleven days; you will be entertained´ Kate Baty, 4 stars, NetGalley ´An exciting novel, a must for all Christie fans! Did you see what was happening? Did you spot the red herrings? The obvious clues. No? I didn´t and that is probably what makes this a very clever novel´ Joanne D´arcy, NetGalley, 5 stars ´A very enjoyable read, in the tradition of Christie herself, well researched and inventive … plenty of unexpected plot twists to keep you on your toes. What fun!´ Lisa Friel, NetGalley, 4 stars ´Unusual and entertaining´ Tina Stringer, NetGalley 4 stars ´Entertaining, feasible plotting and an authentic narrative make this a highly enjoyable read´ J Graham, NetGalley, 4 stars