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  • John Dodson

    After the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, John Dodsonpulled bodies out of the wreckage at the Pentagon. In 2007, following theshooting massacre at Virginia Tech, Dodson walked through the classrooms,heartbroken, to cover up the bodies of the victims. Then came Arizona-the American border. Ten days before Christmas, 2010, ATF agent John Dodson awoketo the news he had dreaded every day as a member of the elite team called theGroup VII Strike Force: a US border patrol agent named Brian Terry had beenshot dead by bandits armed with guns that had been supplied to them by ATF. Wasthis an inevitable consequence of the Obama administration's Project Gunrunner,set in place one year earlier...read more

  • Dick Morris

    This is the story of an attempted coup d'état-now in progress-by rogue intelligence agents. The goal: to overthrow the presidency of Donald Trump and subvert the will of the electorate. Donald Trump's first 100 days in office were roiled by allegations of treasonous contacts between his campaign team and the Kremlin to rig the election. These outrageous charges first surfaced in the notorious "Trump Dossier," an unverified document of suspect provenance, full of wild and salacious accusations. This dossier-filled with little more than gossip, rumor, and innuendo-was compiled by Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence operative who teamed up with the FBI and anti-Trump...read more

  • William Martin

    Treasure hunters Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington are heading for adventure in Washington, D.C., the sleek, modern, power-hungry capital of America…and the crowded, muddy, intrigue-filled nexus of the Civil War. Their prize? A document of incredible historical importance and incalculable value: Abraham Lincoln’s diary. What if Lincoln recorded his innermost thoughts as he moved toward the realization that he must free the slaves? And what if that diary slipped from his fingers in 1862? A recently discovered letter written by Lincoln suggests that the diary exists and is waiting to be found. Some want the diary for its enormous symbolic value to a nation that reveres...read more

  • Patrick K. O'Donnell

    From bestselling author Patrick K. O'Donnell comes theuntold story of World War II's first special operations combatswimmers-the forerunners of today's Navy SEALs. In the summer of 1942, an extraordinary group of men-amongthem a dentist, a medical student, a Hollywood star, an archaeologist, a Britishcommando, and even former enemies of the Allies-formed an exceptional unit thatwould later become the US Navy's Sea, Air, and Land (SEAL) Teams. Known as theMaritime Unit, it comprised America's first swimmer-commandos, an elite breedof warrior-spies who were decades ahead of their time when they created thetactics, technology, and philosophy that live on in the Navy SEALs and shapethe...read more

  • Mike Ritland

    New York Times bestsellingauthor and former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland teaches you how to give your dog the exceptional training and loyalty of a combat dog. In Team Dog, Miketaps into fifteen years' worth of experience and shares, in accessible anddirect language, the science behind the importance of gaining a dog's trust. Healso offers invaluable steps for achieving any level of obedience. His uniqueapproach incorporates entertaining examples and anecdotes from his work withdogs on and off the battlefield and tips from the Navy SEAL guidebook toteach dog owners how to choose the perfect dog for their household, establishthemselves as the "team leader," master "command and control," employ...read more

  • Joshua Hood

    Inspired by the experiences of a decorated combat veteran and former member of the 82nd Airborne Division, Clear by Fire is a blistering new military thriller about an American hero who, in order to clear his name, must take down a highly classified band of soldiers that has gone murderously rogue. Mason Kane was a loyal American soldier and a proud member of the elite, off-the-books Anvil Program—a group of black ops soldiers who wage war from the shadows. But all that changed when his commander, as a part of a twisted scheme to force America’s continued involvement in the Middle East, ordered an innocent Afghan family murdered. Refusing the order, Mason finds himself on the run,...read more

  • Ronald Reagan

    From the time he arrived on the political scene in 1964 - throughout his presidency and beyond, Ronald Reagan - used his speeches to inspire and reinvigorate America. When he spoke, Reagan, said, he was "preaching a sermon." The American people saw his vision of America and his dreams for the future and they overwhelmingly responded; he was re-elected in 1984 by the largest number of electoral votes in the nation's history. Here in this collection of twenty-eight speeches spanning the Reagan era, readers can find inspiration in Reagan's "sermons." Ronald Regan's words show a profound belief in God, freedom, individualism, limited government, and his great love for his...read more

  • Todd Tucker

    "A riveting tale of warfare in the not too distant future. Tucker takes his technological know-how as a former nuclear submariner and masterfully weaves it into a sensational thriller that will leave you pondering the land- and sea-scape of armed conflicts yet to come. A gifted writer first, Tucker seamlessly maintains the perfect balance between exhilarating story-telling and edifying prose. Superb novel!" -R. Cameron Cooke, author ofPride Runs Deep One day in the not-too-distant future, Pete Hamlin regains consciousness deep inside the nuclear submarine Polaris. He's got a gun in his hand, a fire raging outside his door, and a dead man at his feet. Soon Pete discovers that the ship is...read more

  • Dennis Brooks

    In this stunning true-crime thriller of Facebook, catfishing, and jealousy, a double murder begins with the click of a button. When Bill Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth began their romance, they unknowingly set in motion a diabolical plot that would end with them murdered in their own home, Hayworth holding their mercifully unharmed infant. Chris was a CIA agent who was concerned about Jenelle. Seeing the cyberbullying she had endured, and worried for her safety, Chris got in touch with Jenelle's protective parents and her devoted boyfriend, warning them that Payne and Hayworth were a danger to Jenelle. He got especially close with Jenelle's mother, Barbara, who thought of Chris like a...read more

  • William Kilpatrick

    Back by popular the demand, the bestselling Politically Incorrect Guides provide an unvarnished, unapologetic overview of the topics every American needs to know. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Jihad delves into the dark world of radical Islam, exposing the most violent menace of the twenty-first century. "This book should be essential reading for politicians, bishops, and everyone who is on the front lines of the culture wars."-Robert Spencer, New York Times bestselling...read more

  • Alice L. George

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became a national star. That morning at Cape Canaveral, the small-town boy from Ohio took his place atop a rocket and soared into space. He became celebrated in all corners of the world as not just the first American to orbit the Earth, but as the first space traveler to take the human race with him. Refusing to let that dramatic day define his life, he went on to become a four-term US senator-and returned to space at the age of seventy-seven. The Last American Hero is a stunning examination of the layers that formed the man: a hero of the Cold War, a two-time astronaut, a veteran senator, a devoted husband and father, and much more. At a time when an...read more

  • John Bradshaw

    Healing the Shame that Binds You is the most enduring work of family relationship expert and New York Times bestselling author John Bradshaw. In it, he shows how unhealthy toxic shame, often learned young and maintained into adulthood, is the core component in our compulsions, co-dependencies, addictions and drive to superachieve. While positive shame empowers us and sustains the fabric of our social system, inappropriate or misdirected shame results in the breakdown of our self-esteem, the destruction of the family system, and an inability to move forward with our lives. In an honest and emotionally revealing style based largely on his personal experience with addiction and his decades as...read more

  • Amber Benson

    The Stoker Award–winning author of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology The New Dead returns with 21st Century Dead and an all-new lineup of authors from every corner of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection—and with zombies! The stellar stories in this volume include a tale set in the world of Daniel H. Wilson’s Robopocalypse, the first published fiction by Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, and a tale of love, family, and resurrection from the legendary Orson Scott Card. This new volume also includes stories from other award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors, such as Simon R. Green, Chelsea Cain, Jonathan...read more

  • Bryan Thomas Schmidt

    An anthology celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Predator franchise, If It Bleeds includes seventeen brand new, never-before-seen stories-exclusive to this collection-featuring the Predators throughout space and time. Based entirely on the original films, novels, and comics, Predator: If It Bleeds (a quote from the original movie) reveals the Predators stalking prey in twelfth-century Japan, ninth-century Viking Norway, World War I, Vietnam, the Civil War, Hurricane Katrina, and the modern day, as well as across the far reaches of future space. "Devil Dogs" by Tim Lebbon"Stonewall's Last Stand" by Jeremy Robinson"Rematch" by Steve Perry"May Blood Pave My Way Home" by Weston...read more

  • Marcus J. Borg

    Top Jesus scholars Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan join together to reveal a radical and little-known Jesus. As both authors reacted to and responded to questions about Mel Gibson's blockbuster The Passion of the Christ, they discovered that many Christians are unclear on the details of events during the week leading up to Jesus's crucifixion. Using the gospel of Mark as their guide, Borg and Crossan present a day-by-day account of Jesus's final week of life. They begin their story on Palm Sunday with two triumphal entries into Jerusalem. The first entry, that of Roman governor Pontius Pilate leading Roman soldiers into the city, symbolized military strength. The second heralded...read more

  • Marcus J. Borg

    In The First Christmas, two of today's top Jesus scholars, Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan, join forces to show how history has biased our reading of the nativity story as it appears in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. As they did for Easter in their previous book, The Last Week, here they explore the beginning of the life of Christ, peeling away the sentimentalism that has built up over the last two thousand years around this most well known of all stories to reveal the truth of what the gospels actually say. Borg and Crossan help us to see this well-known narrative afresh by answering the question, 'What do these stories mean?' in the context of both the first century and the...read more

  • Lt Col John a. Nagl

    Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, Lieutenant Colonel John A. Nagl-a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and the conflict in Iraq-considers the now crucial question of how armies adapt to changing circumstances during the course of conflicts for which they are initially unprepared. Through the use of archival sources and interviews with participants in both engagements, Nagl compares the development of counterinsurgency doctrine and practice in the Malayan Emergency from 1948 to 1960 with what developed in the Vietnam War from 1950 to 1975. In examining these two events, Nagl argues that organizational culture...read more

  • Various Authors

    From haunting ghost stories to classic fairy tales, Going Public … In Shorts! is a collection of forty classic and lesser-known works by history's greatest writers. Among the stories included are 'The Death of a Government Clerk,' Anton Chekhov's defining vignette; 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,' Mark Twain's comedic story that earned him national fame; 'The Gift of the Magi,' O. Henry's masterful Christmastime tale about love and sacrifice; and 'The Story of an Hour,' Kate Chopin's enduring feminist work about a frail woman and her dead husband. Also included are lesser-known stories such as 'Brown Wolf,' a short tale by Jack London; 'The Diamond as Big as the...read more

  • John Kasich

    In 1978, John Kasich embarked on a political journey that would take him from the Ohio State Senate to the highest reaches of government and a run at the White House. Along the way, he became known for his no-nonsense style, his unsinkable work ethic, and his unflagging belief in God. In 1988, Kasich embarked on another, more personal journey-this time in the company of a half-dozen friends and a Methodist minister who banded together to form a Bible study group in Columbus, Ohio. Through their heated, passionate, sometimes irreverent, and always affectionate exchanges, Kasich and his friends worked their way through the tough questions: What is the meaning of life? Who is God? How should...read more

  • John Branch

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's gripping portrait of one western family struggling to hold on to age-old American waysNew York Times reporter and bestselling author John Branch takes listeners to the magnificent red soil and rocky arroyos of southern Utah, where the Wright family of Smith Mesa have for generations raised cattle and world-champion saddle-bronc riders-some call them the most successful rodeo family in history. Filled with vivid scenes of cattle ranching and the high drama of rodeo, The Last Cowboys follows three generations of Wrights through the seasons as they are battered by drought, the falling price of beef, battles over land-use and federal regulation, and rodeo's...read more