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  • Thomas Stevens

    Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 12 of 12. (Summary by...read more

  • Thomas Stevens

    Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 12 of 12. (Summary by...read more

  • Steven M. Thomas

    Robert Rivers is an honorable thief who has made a living conducting well-planned heists on the various businesses that dot the idyllic environs of Southern California. But during a routine robbery of a local steakhouse, Rivers comes across something that shakes him from his comfortable existence. Stuffed inside the restaurant's safe, alongside the money, is a photograph of a teenage Vietnamese girl. Though Rivers tries to enjoy the money and move on, he finds himself haunted by the picture. Soon, Rivers comes face to face with the realization that there are dark things afoot in Orange County-deeds that make his heists look like fun and games. And when an old friend shows up hoping to get...read more

  • Steven Thomas Barry

    Most histories of the US Army in World War II view the Mediterranean Theater of Operations primarily as a deadly training ground for very green forces, where lessons learned on the beaches of Oran, in the hills of the Kasserine Pass area, and at the collapse of the Tunis bridgehead all contributed to later success in Western Europe. Steven Barry, however, contends that victory in the MTO would not have materialized without the leadership of battalion-level commanders. They operated at a high level, despite the lack of combat experience for themselves and their troops, ineffective leadership at higher levels, and deficiencies in equipment, organization, and mobilization. Barry portrays...read more

  • Steven Thomas Oney

    In "The Legacy of Euriah Pillar," retired Cape Cod Police Captain Waverly Underhill reveals how the bizarre will of an eccentric millionaire leads to treachery, deceit, and a triple homicide. In the sequel, Dr. Alexander Scofield joins Underhill as they uncover clues beginning with Euriah Pillar's long-forgotten strong-box and ending up at the West Barnstable Burial Ground crypt of the mysterious Jabez...read more

  • Steven Thomas Oney

    "The Queen is in the Counting House" is a timely tale about up-and-coming Boston Red Sox catcher Zachary Devlin who could perhaps take the team to a World Championship, but only if he can survive-literally-the annual Cape Cod exhibition game. A child's prank goes horribly wrong, trapping a young boy in a cast iron safe in "Don't Touch That Dial!" The listener follows in real time as Captain Underhill must use his wits to defeat an enemy he can't out-think or out-maneuver-the locked safe-in time to open the door before the boy runs out of...read more

  • Steven Thomas Oney

    A treasure-trove of Edgar Allan Poe memorabilia found in a hundred and fifty-year-old credenza-an early book of Poe poetry, Poe's obituary, a stuffed Raven, a desiccated cat, a lock of hair, and a Tiffany gold bug broach-may turn out to be the stuff that dreams are made of at The Antiques Roadshow, but only if retired Cape Cod Police Captain Waverly Underhill and Dr. Alexander Scofield can thwart the rogue trying to make off with it...read more

  • Steven Thomas Oney

    In "The Whirlpool," retired Cape Cod Police Captain Waverly Underhill and Dr. Alexander Scofield try to take a vacation but instead find themselves kidnapped by an escaped convict before being swept into the spiral maw of a monstrous tidal whirlpool, fourteen hundred feet across. Can even their wits save them from one of nature's rarest and most awesome displays of raw power?In "The Cobra in the Kindergarten," Underhill and Scofield must find a deadly Egyptian cobra escaped in the vicinity of the Robin Hood Elementary School before it kills a child-unless, of course, it finds them...read more