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  • John Adams

    When John Adams sent three American ambassadors to meet with the French foreign minister, they were met with opposition from three French diplomats who demanded bribes. The Americans refused, and the snub escalated into a full-fledged controversy back in the US. There were talks of war, and Congress demanded to see the diplomats' report. Adams handed it over, but not before inserting letters X, Y, and Z in place of the names of the Frenchmen involved in the...read more

  • John Adam Wasowicz

    Two grisly murders and a deadly conflagration on the Woodrow Wilson bridge put Mo Katz, U.S. Attorney EDVA, on a collision course with a rogue intelligence operative and a sinister person of...read more

  • Victor Lavalle

    A glittering landscape of twenty-five speculative stories that challenge oppression and envision new futures for America—from N. K. Jemisin, Charles Yu, Jamie Ford, G. Willow Wilson, Charlie Jane Anders, Hugh Howey, and more. In these tumultuous times, in our deeply divided country, many people are angry, frightened, and hurting. Knowing that imagining a brighter tomorrow has always been an act of resistance, editors Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams invited an extraordinarily talented group of writers to share stories that explore new forms of freedom, love, and justice. They asked for narratives that would challenge oppressive American myths, release us from the...read more

  • John Joseph Adams

    The weird, wild west—an American frontier populated by gunslingers, rattlesnakes, outlaws, zombies, aliens, time travelers, and steampunk! Twenty-three of science fiction and fantasy's hottest and most popular authors create all-new tales, written exclusively for this anthology. Aliens and monsters, magic and science are introduced to the old west, with explosive...read more

  • John Joseph Adams

    The new post-apocalyptic collection by master anthologist John Joseph Adams, featuring never-before-published stories and curated reprints by some of the genre's most popular and critically-acclaimed authors. In WASTELANDS: THE NEW APOCALYPSE, veteran anthology editor John Joseph Adams is once again our guide through the wastelands using his genre and editorial expertise to curate his finest collection of post-apocalyptic short fiction yet. Whether the end comes via nuclear war, pandemic, climate change, or cosmological disaster, these stories explore the extraordinary trials and tribulations of those who survive. Featuring never-before-published tales by: Veronica Roth, Hugh Howey,...read more

  • John Romaniello

    Every man has the potential for a great body, insane sex, and an unreal life. (Seriously) - Want to lose body fat? That's easy—you can drop 20 pounds in 6 weeks. - Want bigger muscles? Done. A 50-pound increase to your bench press, coming right up. - Want to be smarter? Not a problem—the strategies in this book have been proven to increase brain function. - Want an awesome sex life? Yeah, there's a fix for that, too—increased libido and improved performance are just weeks away. You were born to achieve greatness, to be a man. But somewhere along the way you started to live an ordinary life. Fitness experts John Romaniello and Adam Bornstein developed a system that targets...read more

  • John Joseph Adams

    When L. Frank Baum introduced Dorothy and friends to the American public in 1900, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz became an instant, bestselling hit. Today the whimsical tale remains a cultural phenomenon that continues to spawn wildly popular books, movies, and musicals. Now, editors John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen have brought together leading fantasy writers such as Orson Scott Card and Jane Yolen to create the ultimate anthology for Oz fans. Stories include: * Tad Williams's futuristic "The Boy Detective of Oz," in which Orlando investigates the corrupt Oz simulation of the Otherland network. * Dorothy and friends plotting to escape a mental hospital in Robin Wasserman's unsettling "One...read more

  • John Joseph Adams

    Lightspeed: Year One compiles fiction published by the online science fiction magazine Lightspeed in its first year. Produced by Skyboat Media, and under the direction of Grammy and Audie Award-winning narrator and producer Stefan Rudnicki, the Lightspeed podcast features audiobook-style recordings of the stories published each month in Lightspeed. 'The Cassandra Project' by Jack McDevitt, read by Stefan Rudnicki'Amaryllis' by Carrie Vaughn, read by Gabrielle de Cuir'The Zeppelin Conductors' Society Annual Gentlemen's Ball' by Genevieve Valentine, read by Rosalyn Landor'No Time like the Present' by Carol Emshwiller, read by Judy Young'More Than the Sum of His Parts' by Joe Haldeman, read...read more

  • John Joseph Adams

    "A Sherlockiana Primer" by Christopher Roden. © 2009 Christopher Roden. "The Horror of the Many Faces" by Tim Lebbon. © 2003 Tim Lebbon. "The Case of the Bloodless Sock" by Anne Perry. © 2001 Anne Perry. "The Adventure of the Other Detective" by Bradley H. Sinor. © 2003 Bradley H. Sinor. "A Scandal in Montreal" by Edward D. Hoch. © 2008 Edward D. Hoch. "The Adventure of the Field Theorems" by Vonda N. McIntyre. © 1995 Vonda N. McIntyre. "The Adventure of the Death-Fetch" by Darrell Schweitzer. © 1994 Darrell Schweitzer. "The Shocking Affair of the Dutch Steamship Friesland" by Mary Robinette Kowal. © 2005 Mary Robinette Kowal. "The Adventure of the Mummy's Curse" by H. Paul Jeffers....read more

  • John Joseph Adams

    From Victor Frankenstein to Lex Luthor, from Dr. Moreau to Dr. Doom, readers have long been fascinated by insane plans for world domination and the madmen who devise them. Typically, we see these villains through the eyes of good guys. This anthology, however, explores the world of mad scientists and evil geniuses - from their own wonderfully twisted point of view. An all-star roster of bestselling authors - including Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, Austin Grossman, Naomi Novik, and Seanan McGuire...twenty-two great storytellers all told - have produced a fabulous assortment of stories guaranteed to provide readers with hour after hour of high-octane entertainment born of the most...read more

  • John K. Adams

    Learn to Successfully Play Online & Offline Texas No Limit Hold Em' Poker & More! Today only, get this audio bestseller for a special price. Are you new to poker or have your struggled with implementing a solid betting poker strategy into your game? If so, this audiobook is just what you're looking for! Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... BOOK 1 Sit 'N Go Poker Strategies The Waiting Game BOOK 2 How To Make Money Playing Online Poker Straight to the Point Sleazy Online Players Multiple Tables of Income The Poker Cheat Sheet Cheat Your Online Competitors Out of Their Money The Not-So-Fair Online Poker Software And basically everything you need to know to start learning...read more

  • Steven J. Matthews

    Learn Overarching Poker Concepts and Theories Essential to Becoming a Long-Term Winning Poker Player Are you new to poker or a struggling poker player? Do you want to be a profitable poker player? Do you want to learn how to crush it at poker? If so, this audiobook is for you. This audio program will teach you everything you need to know to crush it at poker and turn nickels, dimes and quarters into hundreds of dollars of profit. This three-in-one bundle series includes the following audiobooks: 1. Gambling: The Ultimate Guide To Learn How To Gamble Online 2. Poker: A Beginners Guide To No Limit Texas Holdem and Understand Poker Strategies in Order to Win the Games of Poker 3. Poker...read more