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  • Mark Paul

    The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told is an inspiring personal narrative about a filly who broke through the male-dominated world of horseracing and inspired crowds of men and women alike, along with a trio of gamblers who embark on an unforgettable adventure that’s as epic as the historic victory of Winning Colors. It’s Seabiscuit meets Narcos, and the best true-life gambling story ever told. In the late 1980s, a spectacular 3-year-old female racehorse named Winning Colors was being groomed for success under her famous “Hollywood” trainer, D. Wayne Lukas, and the billionaire owner of the San Diego Chargers pro-football team, Eugene Klein. Meanwhile, three fun-loving gamblers,...read more

  • Mark Tighe

    Brought to you by Pengun. THE NO.1 BESTSELLER! Over the course of fifteen years, John Delaney ran the Football Association of Ireland as his own personal fiefdom. He had his critics, but his power was never seriously challenged until last year, when Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan published a sequence of stories in the Sunday Times containing damaging revelations about his personal compensation and the parlous financial situation of the FAI. Delaney's reputation as a great financial manager was left in tatters. He resigned under pressure, and the FAI was left hoping for a massive bail-out from the Irish taxpayer. In Champagne Football, Tighe and Rowan dig deep into the story of...read more

  • Paul Magrs

    Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner! 1. Comeback of the Scorchies by James Goss One-hit '80s wonder, Brian Bonamy, is back - and he's wowing the crowds of Margate! But when Iris and Captain Turner take in the show, they quickly realise something else is behind his success... and that Iris is still under contract! 2. Dark Side by Nick Campbell Needing a break from adventuring, Iris decides to return to her former home -Pink Gables - where she is more than a little surprised to discover...read more

  • Paul Finch

    David Troughton reads four original stories set in different periods of the Siege of Trenzalore, featuring the Eleventh Doctor as played by Matt Smith. Let it Snow by Justin Richards An Apple a Day by George Mann Strangers in the Outland by Paul Finch The Dreaming by Mark Morris As it had been foretold, the armies of the Universe gathered at Trenzalore. Only one thing stood between the planet and destruction: the Doctor. For nine hundred years, he defended the planet, and the tiny town of Christmas, against the forces that would destroy it. Some of what happened during those terrible years is well documented. But most of it has remained shrouded in mystery and darkness. Until...read more

  • Sarah Hall

    The three-day 'The Folio Prize Fiction Festival 2014' brought together some great writers and audiences and gave them a real opportunitey to talk in depth about their work and similar subjects. The festival included interviews and discussions with top writers, novelists, poets, critics and publishers, including Eimear McBride, Paul Baggaley, Sergio De La Pava, Rachel Kushner, Sarah Hall, Pankaj Mishra, Stephanie Merritt, Jane Gardam, Mark...read more

  • Dean Koontz

    Exit Wounds is a thrilling anthology of crime stories written by masters of the genre, including Dean Koontz, Val McDermid, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Elly Griffiths, Dennis Lehane, Joe R. Lansdale, and others. After an introduction by the editors, Paul B. Kane and Marie O'Regan, this collection includes the following stories: "The Bully" by Jeffery Deaver"Dead Weight" by Fiona Cummins"Like a Glass Jaw" by Mark Billingham"On The Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier" by John Connolly"The Pitcher" by Sarah Hilary"Disciplined" by Martyn Waites"The Consumers" by Dennis Lehane"Voices through the Wall" by Alex Gray"Wet with Rain" by Lee Child"Happy Holidays" by Val McDermid"Fool...read more

  • Ron Paul

    As today's preeminent doomsday investor Mark Spitznagel describes his Daoist and roundabout investment approach, one gains by losing and loses by gaining. This is Austrian investing, an archetypal, counterintuitive, and proven approach, gleaned from the 150-year-old Austrian School of economics, that is both timeless and exceedingly timely. In The Dao of Capital, hedge fund manager and tail-hedging pioneer Mark Spitznagelwith one of the top returns on capital of the financial crisis, as well as over a careertakes us on a circuitous journey from the Chicago trading pits, over the coniferous boreal forests and canonical military strategists from China to Prussia, to the great...read more

  • Mark Engler

    Strategic nonviolent action has reasserted itself as a potent force in shaping public debate and forcing political change. Whether it is an explosive surge of protest calling for racial justice in the United States or a demand for democratic reform in Hong Kong or Mexico, when mass movements erupt onto our television screens, the media portrays them as being as spontaneous and unpredictable. In This Is an Uprising, political analysts Mark and Paul Engler uncover the organization and well-planned strategies behind such outbursts of protest, examining core principles that have been used to spark and guide moments of transformative unrest. This Is an Uprising traces the evolution of civil...read more

  • Paul Cornell

    The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series. For decades, George R.R. Martin – bestselling author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series – has collaborated with an ever-shifting ensemble of science fiction and fantasy icons to create the amazing Wild Cards universe. In the aftermath of World War II, the Earth’s population was devastated by a terrifying alien virus. Those who survived were changed for ever. Some, known as Jokers, were cursed with bizarre mental and physical deformities; others, granted superhuman abilities, are known as Aces. Now the...read more

  • Jack London

    Eine komplett neue Zusammenstellung der schönsten Klassiker. Diesmal dabei: Joseph Conrad * Taifun Fjodor M. Dostojewskij * Die Sanfte J. W. von Goethe * Das Märchen von der grünen Schlange und der schönen Lilie Maxim Gorki * Malwa Gottfried Keller * Der Schmied seines Glücks Jack London * Die Goldschlucht Guy de Maupassant * Boule de Suif; Liebe Conrad Ferdinand Meyer * Das Amulett Alexander Puschkin * Der Posthalter und drei weitere Novellen Wilhelm Raabe * Holunderblüte Arthur Schnitzler * Die Frau des Richters Adalbert Stifter * Brigitta Theodor Storm * Der Schimmelreiter Mark Twain * Die Eine-Million-Pfund-Note Oscar Wilde * Lord Arthur Saviles Verbrechen Emile Zola * Die vier...read more