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Next to Last Stand

By Craig Johnson
  • ISBN Code: : 0525522549
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
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The new novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series. One of the most viewed paintings in American history, Custer's Last Fight, copied and distributed by Anheuser-Busch at a rate of over two million copies a year, was destroyed in a fire at the 7th Cavalry Headquarters in Fort Bliss, Texas, in 1946. Or was it? When Charley Lee Stillwater dies of an apparent heart attack at the Wyoming Home for Soldiers & Sailors, Walt Longmire is called in to try and make sense of a piece of a painting and a Florsheim shoebox containing a million dollars, sending the good sheriff on the trail of a dangerous art heist.

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698157540
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 158
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The thirteenth novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix series Longmire Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of twenty-five armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive. It takes him back to when, fresh from the battlefields of Vietnam, then-deputy Walt accompanied his mentor Lucian to the annual Wyoming Sheriff's Association junket held on the excursion train known as the Western Star, which ran the length of Wyoming from Cheyenne to Evanston and back. Armed with his trusty Colt .45 and a paperback of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, the young Walt was ill-prepared for the machinations of twenty-four veteran sheriffs, let alone the cavalcade of curious characters that accompanied them. The photograph—along with an upcoming parole hearing for one of the most dangerous men Walt has encountered in a lifetime of law enforcement—hurtles the sheriff into a head-on collision of past and present, placing him and everyone he cares about squarely on the tracks of runaway revenge.

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698157516
  • Total of Pages : 352
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 036970956X
  • Total of Pages : 256
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101622792
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
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“It’s the scenery—and the big guy standing in front of the scenery—that keeps us coming back to Craig Johnson’s lean and leathery mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review The ninth Longmire book from the New York Times bestselling author of Land of Wolves It’s homecoming for the Durant Dogies when Cord Lynear, a Mormon “lost boy” forced off his compound for rebellious behavior, shows up in Absaroka County. Without much guidance, divine or otherwise, Sheriff Walt Longmire, Victoria Moretti, and Henry Standing Bear search for the boy’s mother and find themselves on a high-plains scavenger hunt that ends at the barbed-wire doorstep of an interstate polygamy group. Run by four-hundred-pound Roy Lynear, Cord’s father, the group is frighteningly well armed and very good at keeping secrets. Walt’s got Cord locked up for his own good, but the Absaroka County jailhouse is getting crowded since the arrival of the boy’s self-appointed bodyguard, a dangerously spry old man who claims to be blessed by Joseph Smith himself. As Walt, Vic, and Henry butt heads with the Lynears, they hear whispers of Big Oil and the CIA and fear they might be dealing with a lot more than they bargained for.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1634500997
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1488067619
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
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A lawman finds a new clue that leads straight into danger. Haunted by an unsolved case involving his family, Sheriff Declan Nash had hoped his recent vacation would help clear his head. And it worked. But just as his family’s abductor steps out of the shadows, Remi Hudson, a woman from his past, reveals he’s going to be a dad. Now, as Remi suddenly becomes the target of repeated attacks, Declan will do anything to keep her and their unborn baby safe. Even though someone is trying very hard to make sure that doesn’t happen.

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By Craig Johnson
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101043946
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 799
  • Pdf File: the-cold-dish.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Introducing Wyoming’s Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting first Longmire novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Land of Wolves Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love this outstanding first novel, in which New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson introduces Sheriff Walt Longmire of Wyoming’s Absaroka County. Johnson draws on his deep attachment to the American West to produce a literary mystery of stunning authenticity, and full of memorable characters. After twenty-five years as sheriff of Absaroka County, Walt Longmire’s hopes of finishing out his tenure in peace are dashed when Cody Pritchard is found dead near the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Two years earlier, Cody has been one of four high school boys given suspended sentences for raping a local Cheyenne girl. Somebody, it would seem, is seeking vengeance, and Longmire might be the only thing standing between the three remaining boys and a Sharps .45-70 rifle. With lifelong friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and a cast of characters both tragic and humorous enough to fill in the vast emptiness of the high plains, Walt Longmire attempts to see that revenge, a dish best served cold, is never served at all.

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698181824
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: wait-for-signs.pdf

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A New York Times–bestselling collection of Longmire adventures Craig Johnson's The Highwayman and An Obvious Fact are now available from Viking. Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award–winning “Old Indian Trick.” This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson’s bestselling, award-winning novels and the hit television series Longmire, now streaming on Netflix. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced when Johnson sent out a new short story featuring an episode in Walt’s life that doesn’t appear in the novels; over the years, many have asked why they can’t buy the stories in book form. Wait for Signs gives Longmire fans a chance to own these beloved stories—and one that was published for the first time in the Viking edition—in a single volume. With glimpses of Walt’s past from the incident in “Ministerial Aide,” when the sheriff is mistaken for a deity, to the hilarious “Messenger,” where the majority of the action takes place in a Porta-Potty, Wait for Signs is a necessary addition to any Longmire fan’s shelf and a wonderful way to introduce new readers to the fictional world of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

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By Craig Johnson
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698157524
  • Total of Pages : 354
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 630
  • Pdf File: an-obvious-fact.pdf

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In the twelfth Longmire novel, Walt, Henry, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit-and-run accident involving a young motorcyclist near Devils Tower—from the New York Times bestselling author of Land of Wolves In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to Hulett, Wyoming—the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower—to investigate, things start getting complicated. As competing biker gangs; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; a military-grade vehicle donated to the tiny local police force by a wealthy entrepreneur; and Lola, the real-life femme fatale and namesake for Henry's '59 Thunderbird (and, by extension, Walt's granddaughter) come into play, it rapidly becomes clear that there is more to get to the bottom of at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally than a bike accident. After all, in the words of Arthur Conan Doyle, whose Adventures of Sherlock Holmes the Bear won't stop quoting, "There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact."

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By Gregg Jones
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  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Book Code : 0306821400
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : History
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  • Pdf File: last-stand-at-khe-sanh.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In a remote mountain stronghold in 1968, six thousand US Marines awoke one January morning to find themselves surrounded by 20,000 enemy troops. Their only road to the coast was cut, and bad weather and enemy fire threatened their fragile air lifeline. The siege of Khe Sanh-the Vietnam War's epic confrontation-was under way. For seventy-seven days, the Marines and a contingent of US Army Special Forces endured artillery barrages, sniper fire, ground assaults, and ambushes. Air Force, Marine, and Navy pilots braved perilous flying conditions to deliver supplies, evacuate casualties, and stem the North Vietnamese Army's onslaught. As President Lyndon B. Johnson weighed the use of tactical nuclear weapons, Americans watched the shocking drama unfold on nightly newscasts. Through it all, the bloodied defenders of Khe Sanh held firm and prepared for an Alamo-like last stand. Now, Gregg Jones takes readers into the trenches and bunkers at Khe Sanh to tell the story of this extraordinary moment in American history. Last Stand at Khe Sanh captures the exceptional courage and brotherhood that sustained the American fighting men throughout the ordeal. It brings to life an unforgettable cast of characters-young high school dropouts and rootless rebels in search of John Wayne glory; grizzled Korean War veterans; daredevil pilots; gritty platoon leaders and company commanders; and courageous Navy surgeons who volunteered to serve in combat with the storied Marines. Drawing on in-depth interviews with siege survivors, thousands of pages of archival documents, and scores of oral history accounts, Gregg Jones delivers a poignant and heart-pounding narrative worthy of the heroic defense of Khe Sanh.

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 0762793198
  • Total of Pages : 392
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Book Short Summary:

Entrepreneur and media mogul Ted Turner has commanded global attention for his dramatic personality, his founding of CNN, his marriage to Jane Fonda, and his company’s merger with Time Warner. But his green resume has gone largely ignored, even while his role as a pioneering eco-capitalist means more to Turner than any other aspect of his legacy. He currently owns more than two million acres of private land (more than any other individual in America), and his bison herd exceeds 50,000 head, the largest in history. He donated $1 billion to help save the UN, and has recorded dozens of other firsts with regard to wildlife conservation, fighting nukes, and assisting the poor. He calls global warming the most dire threat facing humanity, and says that the tycoons of the future will be minted in the development of green, alternative renewable energy. Last Stand goes behind the scenes into Turner’s private life, exploring the man’s accomplishments and his motivations, showing the world a fascinating and flawed, fully three-dimensional character. From barnstorming the country with T. Boone Pickens on behalf of green energy to a pivotal night when he considered suicide, Turner is not the man the public believes him to be. Through Turner’s eyes, the reader is asked to consider another way of thinking about the environment, our obligations to help others in need, and the grave challenges threatening the survival of civilization.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1621575292
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 527
  • Pdf File: liberty-s-last-stand.pdf

Book Short Summary:

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Coonts delivers another nail-biting thriller starring CIA Director Jake Grafton and his right-hand man, Tommy Carmellini. The president of the United States stands on an outdoor stage, flanked by powerful members of his administration and party. Television crews are preparing for broadcast. High above the stage, on a nearby rooftop, a decorated sniper adjusts the scope on his rifle. Afterwards, America will never be the same. Jake Grafton and Tommy Carmellini suddenly find themselves on the wrong side of the law when a public act of violence throws the country into chaos just before a presidential election. After martial law is declared and rioting begins, Grafton and Carmellini must risk everything to unravel a massive conspiracy and help a new resistance movement rise up against an unimaginable enemy…

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By Brenda Novak
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488029806
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: stop-me.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Who was the real killer? Romain Fornier lost his reason for living when his daughter was kidnapped and murdered. He used a cop's gun to mete out his own justice and spent the next few years in prison. Once he was freed, he returned to his Cajun roots in small-town Louisiana. But now he learns that he might have killed the wrong man. Jasmine Stratford, a psychological profiler, is convinced his daughter's killer is still alive—and that she and Romain have something in common. She believes the same man kidnapped her sister, Kimberly, sixteen years ago. What happens next? Jasmine is determined to track him down when she receives an anonymous package, postmarked New Orleans—the bracelet she gave Kimberly for her eighth birthday. She approaches Romain because she knows he can help her... if he chooses. But searching for the man who irrevocably changed both their lives means they have to rise to a killer's challenge: stop me.

Hell Is Empty

By Craig Johnson
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101515325
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 407
  • Pdf File: hell-is-empty.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Walt Longmire faces an icy hell in this New York Times bestseller from the author of Land of Wolves Well-read and world-weary, Sheriff Walt Longmire has been maintaining order in Wyoming's Absaroka County for more than thirty years, but in this riveting seventh outing, he is pushed to his limits. Raynaud Shade, an adopted Crow Indian rumored to be one of the country's most dangerous sociopaths, has just confessed to murdering a boy ten years ago and burying him deep within the Bighorn Mountains. Walt is asked to transport Shade through a blizzard to the site, but what begins as a typical criminal transport turns personal when the veteran lawman learns that he knows the dead boy's family. Guided only by Indian mysticism and a battered paperback of Dante's Inferno, Walt braves the icy hell of the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area, cheating death to ensure that justice--both civil and spiritual--is served.

Death Without Company

By Craig Johnson
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1440621977
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 734
  • Pdf File: death-without-company.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Walt investigates a death by poison in this gripping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Depth of Winter--Death Without Company is the second in the Longmire series Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, who garnered both praise and an enthusiastic readership with his acclaimed debut novel featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire, The Cold Dish, the first in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit drama series. Now Johnson takes us back to the rugged landscape of Absaroka County, Wyoming, for Death Without Company. When Mari Baroja is found poisoned at the Durant Home for Assisted Living, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an investigation that reaches fifty years into the mysterious woman’s dramatic Basque past. Aided by his friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and newcomer Santiago Saizarbitoria, Sheriff Longmire must connect the specter of the past to the present to find the killer among them.

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  • Publisher : Penguin
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  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 412
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When an unknown man is found murdered in Paradise, Jesse Stone will have his hands full finding out who he was--and what he was seeking. When a body is discovered at the lake in Paradise, Police Chief Jesse Stone is surprised to find he recognizes the murder victim--the man had been at the same AA meeting as Jesse the evening before. But otherwise, Jesse has no clue as to the man's identity. He isn't a local, nor does he have ID on him, nor does any neighboring state have a reported missing person matching his description. Their single lead is from a taxi company that recalls dropping off the mysterious stranger outside the gate at the mansion of one of the wealthiest families in town. . . . Meanwhile, after Jesse survives a hail of gunfire on his home, he wonders if it could be related to the murder. When both Molly Crane and Suitcase Simpson also become targets, it's clear someone has an ax to grind against the entire Paradise PD.

Divorce Horse

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101592648
  • Total of Pages : 54
  • Category : Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

Sheriff Walt Longmire and his soon-to-be married daughter, Cady, hit the race track in an original story from New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson Walt Longmire, the longtime sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, has little time to relax. Still recovering from his manhunt chasing down escaped convict and sociopath Reynaud Shade in the Bighorn Mountains, Walt just can’t find the opportunity to sit back and kick off his cowboy boots. His daughter, Cady, is getting married in a few months to the brother of his under-sheriff Victoria Moretti and is in town, helping her dad ‘recuperate’ and to talk about love, life, and weddings. Meanwhile, the American Indian Days Parade and Pow Wow are attracting tourists and trouble. The pride and joy of Tommy Jefferson’s stables—and the catalyst for his marital problems—the notorious divorce horse, has gone missing, and Jefferson, renowned Indian Relay Racer and one-time meth head, wants him back. With the help of his best friend Henry Standing Bear and his daughter, The Greatest Legal Mind Of Our Time, Walt sets off to the races. This delightful Penguin Group eSpecial includes the twenty-seven page long original story, Divorce Horse, as well as the first chapter from As the Crow Flies.

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  • Total of Pages : 340
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A CIA agent goes from the White House swimming pool to the sweltering jungles of Vietnam in this novel in the New York Times–bestselling series: “A romp” (The Wall Street Journal). It starts with a naked president. Blackford Oakes, the most elegant spy in the CIA, meets Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House swimming pool, and has no choice but to accept the president’s invitation to skinny-dip. Even naked, Johnson is all business, lambasting Oakes and the CIA for allowing the continued infiltration of guerillas into South Vietnam. Johnson demands for Oakes to fix it, and the agent can’t refuse—it’s impossible to say no to a stark-naked Texan. Oakes teams up with hardened mercenary Tucker Montana, and they take to the Ho Chi Minh Trail. After slogging over hundreds of miles of jungle, they hit upon a brilliant plan to stop the North’s clandestine war in its tracks. But as the 1964 election turns bitter, Oakes finds that politics and war do not mix. Tucker’s Last Stand is the 9th book in the Blackford Oakes Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 1328636127
  • Total of Pages : 429
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: the-best-american-mystery-stories-2020.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A collection of the year’s best mystery short fiction selected by New York Times best-selling and Edgar Award–winning author C. J. Box. C. J. Box , #1 New York Times best-selling author of the hugely popular Joe Pickett series, selects the best short mystery and crime fiction of the year in this annual “treat for crime-fiction fans” (Library Journal).

Free Fire

By C. J. Box
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1440631751
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 284
  • Pdf File: free-fire.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett hunts a mass murderer in Yellowstone in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box. Joe Pickett’s been hired to investigate one of the most cold-blooded mass killings in Wyoming history. Attorney Clay McCann admitted to slaughtering four campers in a back-country corner of Yellowstone National Park—a “free-fire” zone with no residents or jurisdiction. In this remote fifty-square-mile stretch a man can literally get away with murder. Now McCann’s a free man, and Pickett’s about to discover his motive—one buried in Yellowstone’s rugged terrain, and as dangerous as the man who wants to keep it hidden.

The Wisdom of Crowds

By James Surowiecki
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  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Book Code : 0307275051
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 677
  • Pdf File: the-wisdom-of-crowds.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future. With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military history, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, run our companies, and think about our world.

Christmas in Absaroka County

By Craig Johnson
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101623713
  • Total of Pages : 60
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 507
  • Pdf File: christmas-in-absaroka-county.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It’s holiday season in Absaroka County and Sheriff Walt Longmire gets personal in this delightful collection of four short stories from New York Times–bestselling author Craig Johnson. Full of Longmire’s dry wit and good heart, Christmas in Absaroka County is a holiday must-have for every Longmire and Craig Johnson fan, and it also includes the first chapter of The Cold Dish, the first novel in the Longmire Mystery Series. Readers glimpse a softer side of Sheriff Walt Longmire as he grapples with the death of his wife, Martha, and his sometimes turbulent but ever-loving relationship with his daughter, Cady. In these four stories—“Ministerial Aid,” “Slick-Tongued Devil,” “Toys for Tots,” and “Unbalanced” (three of which have been sent to Johnson’s fans over the years in the author’s “Post-it” e-mails)—Walt is alternately at his best and his worst. He helps a somewhat delusional elderly victim of domestic abuse while sporting a bathrobe and a mean hangover on New Year’s Day. He’s sidelined by grief when his wife’s obituary reappears in the paper and there’s an unexpected knock on his door two days before Christmas. He strives to help even those who don’t want it when he picks up a young female hitchhiker, and he’s forced into some last-minute Christmas shopping by the Greatest Legal Mind of Our Time, during which he might just end up saving a young Navy chaplain’s Christmas.

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062851187
  • Total of Pages : 323
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: city-on-fire.pdf

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New York Times Bestseller! From the #1 internationally bestselling author of the Cartel Trilogy (The Power of the Dog, The Cartel, and The Border), The Force, and Broken comes the first novel in an epic new trilogy. “Superb. City on Fire is exhilarating.” – Stephen King "Epic, ambitious, majestic, City on Fire is The Godfather for our generation.” – Adrian McKinty, New York Times bestselling author of The Chain Two criminal empires together control all of New England. Until a beautiful woman comes between the Irish and the Italians, launching a war that will see them kill each other, destroy an alliance, and set a city on fire. Danny Ryan yearns for a more “legit” life and a place in the sun. But as the bloody conflict stacks body on body and brother turns against brother, Danny has to rise above himself. To save the friends he loves like family and the family he has sworn to protect, he becomes a leader, a ruthless strategist, and a master of a treacherous game in which the winners live and the losers die. From the gritty streets of Providence to the glittering screens of Hollywood to the golden casinos of Las Vegas, two rival crime families ignite a war that will leave only one standing. The winner will forge a dynasty. Exploring the classic themes of loyalty, betrayal, and honor, City on Fire is a contemporary masterpiece in the tradition of The Godfather, Casino, and Goodfellas—a thrilling saga from Don Winslow, “America’s greatest living crime writer” (Jon Land, Providence Journal).

The Parenticide Club (My Favorite Murder + Oil of Dog + An Imperfect Conflagration + The Hypnotist)

By Ambrose Bierce
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8074843963
  • Total of Pages : 40
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 907
  • Pdf File: the-parenticide-club.pdf

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Parenticide Club (My Favorite Murder + Oil of Dog + An Imperfect Conflagration + The Hypnotist)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook is a collection of series of rather morbid and grotesques tales, depicting family murders and related by the murderers. The tales include: "My Favorite Murder"...a man on trial for his mother's murder also relates his uncle's "Oil Of Dog"...ghastly tale of death (not for those against the murder of animals) "An Imperfect Conflagration"...tale of a father/son burglar team's disagreement "The Hypnotist"...a young man experiments with his hypnotic powers Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 – 1914?) was an American satirist, critic, poet, editor and journalist. Bierce became a prolific author of short stories often humorous and sometimes bitter or macabre. His dark, sardonic views and vehemence as a critic earned him the nickname, "Bitter Bierce".

Dark Sky

By C. J. Box
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0525538283
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 797
  • Pdf File: dark-sky.pdf

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Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett must accompany a Silicon Valley CEO on a hunting trip--but soon learns that he himself may be the hunted--in the thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author C. J. Box. When the governor of Wyoming gives Joe Pickett the thankless task of taking a tech baron on an elk hunting trip, Joe reluctantly treks into the wilderness with his high-profile charge. But as they venture into the woods, a man-hunter is hot on their heels, driven by a desire for revenge. Finding himself without a weapon, a horse, or a way to communicate, Joe must rely on his wits and his knowledge of the outdoors to protect himself and his companion. Meanwhile, Joe's closest friend, Nate Romanowski, and his own daughter Sheridan learn of the threat to Joe's life and follow him into the woods. In a stunning final showdown, the three of them come up against the worst that nature--and man--have to offer.

Last Stand at Saber River

By Elmore Leonard
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061840920
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 487
  • Pdf File: last-stand-at-saber-river.pdf

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A quiet, haunted man, Paul Cable walked away from a lost cause hoping to pick up where he left off. But things have changed in Arizona since he first rode out to go fight for the Confederacy. Two brothers—Union men—have claimed his spread and they're not about to give it back, leaving Cable and his family no place to settle in peace. It seems this war is not yet over for Paul Cable. But no one's going to take away his land and his future—not with their laws, their lies, or their guns.

Hungerstorm

By Amber Kallyn
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  • Publisher : Dragon Heart Books
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 325
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 528
  • Pdf File: hungerstorm.pdf

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After centuries alone, can a vampire king trust the woman who's woken his heart? Jordan MacDougal, laird and vampire King, walks a thin line of civility between protecting his clan, and handling the conflict from the local shifter pack. When some of his people disappear, and the wolves accuse his newest, intriguing vampire of being evil, Jordan discovers that the traitor in his midst may be closer than he dared believe. A newly turned vampire, Dalia Jensen wakes to an unusual and frightening new world, with no memory of the past year of her life. Accused of working with the Master Vampire who held her prisoner, her inability to remember the truth leaves her reeling under allegations of vicious past actions. Uncertain of her culpability, she’s unable to trust her own instincts as the reigning Vampire King turns her world upside down. When the wolves call for her trial, demanding her life for those killed and tortured, Jordan and Dalia must work together to find the truth, and save the love blooming between them. Praise for Amber Kallyn "Ms. Kallyn takes the paranormal world and adds a dangerous twist of dragons, fires, and a mysterious past to make this an intense read..." ~ Coffee Time Romance "if itis at all possible for a dragon to become stronger or more alpha in general then Ms Kallyn has managed it..." ~ The Romance Studio "intense and incendiary..." ~ Whipped Cream Reviews Miss watching Moonlight? Love The Vampire Diaries? Hungerstorm will take you on a thrilling ride of love and justice. And if you like your paranormal romance HOT, HOT, HOT, check out Amber Kallyn's 5 STAR Reviewed erotic romances ~ Dragos Series, Book 1: Burned What happens when a dragon falls in love with a fireman? Someone's bound to get... burned. ~ Red's Wolf An incendiary short story series. Who said Red's afraid of the big bad wolf?

X-Men(tm) The Last Stand

By Chris Claremont
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Book Code : 0345493834
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 774
  • Pdf File: x-men.pdf

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A novelization of the major motion picture! TAKE A STAND. The world has acquired a lethal new weapon against X-gene mutants, whose superhuman powers separate them–for better, for worse, forever–from ordinary mortals. Now, for the first time, mutants have a choice: retain their godlike abilities, though their powers may isolate and alienate them, or surrender them and become human. The mutant antibody is called a cure, but its invention may trigger a struggle that destroys every living soul on Earth. As Magneto declares all-out war against humanity and its dreaded cure, the U.S. president mobilizes the military. But it is Charles Xavier and the X-Men who truly must brace for the ultimate battle, for they alone are powerful enough to determine the outcome. Lessons of the past are useless in the coming life-and-death conflict, as new players–mutants possessing unprecedented, unearthly skills– take center stage. With so many joining forces with Magneto’s evil Brotherhood, the X-Men will face their ultimate test against an enemy whose forces far outnumber their own. Now, as the world trembles, the Phoenix slowly rises. . .

The United States of Americans

By jmax young
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  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Book Code : 1644626594
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 172
  • Pdf File: the-united-states-of-americans.pdf

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Officer Eric Ruiz responded to the frantic call from the campground on his reservation. As a Native American policeman, he was used to calls regarding typical reservation crime, theft, brawling, as well as domestic and foreign violence, mostly fueled by alcohol. But this call started the metamorphosis that would transform Officer Ruiz completely to his real identity, Swift Deer. And there was never a large enough can of frijoles opened to predict the events this vicious crime would set in motion.

The Great Plains Guide to Custer

By Jeff Barnes
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  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Book Code : 0811708365
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : History
  • Members : 692
  • Pdf File: the-great-plains-guide-to-custer.pdf

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"Very comprehensive and authoritative." --Robert M. Utley, author of Cavalier in Buckskin "Jeff Barnes has really done his research. . . . Highly recommended." --James Donovan, author of A Terrible Glory Guide to forts, military posts, battlefields, and other sites that interpret George Armstrong Custer's decade of operations on the Great Plains Locations in Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana Extended section on Little Bighorn Each entry includes directions, amenities, contact information, and recommended reading

LAST STAND of the WOLVES

By CJ Candel
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1477130160
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 795
  • Pdf File: last-stand-of-the-wolves.pdf

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A rare divine intervention occurs that enables the spirits of wolves that were killed 100 years ago to manifest themselves in a wooden structure that was made by a sheepherder, the man responsible for their deaths back in the early 1900's. This wooden structure is amongst the items belonging to this sheepherder that were kept in his shed after he'd been dead for many years. The property is being sold so the contents of what is left in this shed after being vandalized, is sorted and the trash is hauled off to the city dump. On the way there the stand is intercepted by the niece of this sheepherder who claims it only because it has sentimental value. She is unaware that the spirits of 31 wolves inhabit this stand that have cleverly choosen her as their medium at a time when their own species is endangerd by extinction despite the laws that were established to protect them. They are back 100 years into the future to assure their survival and proclaim their rights to live. They make themselves visible to her which totally consumes her every day life in order to make a stand. She seeks the guidance of a tribal medicine man, his image visible with the steam of her shower in her vanity mirror that leads her to him. The Spirit wolves are only here to save their species from extinction when the wolf population is down to only a few known survivors in the year 1998. She meets the man in the 'mirror' who is a tribal medicine man who knows all about her and her obligations to save the wolves. Together, they summon the spirit wolves and send them back to where they came. This story is sure to captivate audiences with it's abundance of human emotion and supernatural activity that sets off any imagination with the possibility of it's true existance in our world today and based on a true story. Their message is a warning to mankind, that time is of the essence. Our last chance to unite as one, working together to protect all wild creatures of the earth and the correlation between preserving their existance and saving our own planet from permanent destruction. The year is 2012, and time is of the essence. According to the calculations of the Mayan Calander, the end is near.