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Joseph Antonelli has never lost a case he should have won and has won nearly every case he should have lost-and yet he is about to see his client, Justin Friedrich, convicted for a crime he did not commit. His wife was found shot to death in the bedroom of their yacht in the San Francisco marina, and Friedrich does not stand a chance. But then the real killer approaches Antonelli...Famous and enigmatic, James Michael Redfield, the head of a high-tech company that leads the world in the development of artificial intelligence, gives Antonelli evidence that proves Friedrich is innocent. But why did Redfield wait until the last minute to give Antonelli this proof?Before Antonelli can even begin to solve that riddle, there is another murder, and he finds himself an unwilling participant in a conspiracy he does not understand. He has never known anyone like James Michael Redfield. For Redfield, it isn't about murder at all; it's all about the trial-because only a trial can show the world what Redfield believes it needs to know, no matter how many people need to die to make it happen.Show more
Unleash your inner Soprano and relive all your favorite moments with this companion guide to the award-winning television series The Sopranos. We all know and love The Sopranos, one of the most important television dramas to ever hit the small screen, having run for six seasons on HBO. The story of the Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano balancing his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization pioneered decades of genre-bending "peak TV." Now, Off the Back of a Truck takes you one step further into the world of Tony Soprano and his families, offering an Italian potluck of fresh and fun takes that any true fan can get lost in for hours. Off the Back of a Truck includes: -New looks at everyone's favorite episodes, scenes, and characters -All 92 deaths analyzed, evaluated, and ranked -An investigation of true crimes behind the families' schemes -An exploration of movies and shows that inspired The Sopranos -Reflections on the use of music, food, and fashion from writers who are also huge fans -A provocative conversation about what happens in the controversial ending This book takes you on a journey through the six seasons you have watched time and time again—but it's organized so you can dip in at any time, at any place. Roam around as though you're in Tony's backyard for a BBQ...Show more
A collection of chilling stories from the leading writers in horror and suspense exploring elusive urban legends. In the popular podcast Video Palace, Mark Cambria, aided by his girlfriend Tamra Wulff, investigated the origins of a series of esoteric white videotapes. Cambria went missing in pursuit of these tapes, but not before hearing whispers of an ominous figure called the Eyeless Man. Fascinated by the podcast and Cambria's disappearance, Maynard Wills, PhD, a professor of folklore, embarks on his own investigation into the origins of the tapes and the Eyeless Man, who he believes has lurked in the dark corners of media culture and urban legends for at least seventy-five years. As part of his study, he has invited popular writers of horror and gothic fiction to share their own Eyeless Man stories, whether heard around the campfire or experienced themselves. Get swept away in this thrilling and terrifying collection of tales from contributors including: -Bob DeRosa -Meirav Devash and Eddie McNamara -Owl Goingback -Brea Grant -Merrin J. McCormick -Rebekah and David Ian McKendry -Ben Rock -John Skipp -Graham Skipper -Gordon B. White -Tamra Wulff and Mary Phillips-SandyShow more
Wanted in thirteen states. Locked up for two years in a Mexican prison. Released into the wilds of the American West with a twenty-thousand-dollar bounty on his head. The outlaw Torn Slater doesn't just live outside the law, he takes it into his own hands-and makes it cry for mercy ... After robbing some banks, Slater knows he should lay low. But when a beautiful widow asks for his help, he can't say no. Her reckless son has gone looking for trouble in Mexico-and found it in a woman called "La Senorita." This power-mad femme fatale combines the torture methods of the Spanish Inquisition with the heart-ripping rituals of the Aztecs to get whatever she wants. And she wants the widow's son. Slater would be lying if he said taking down "La Senorita" would be easy. But dead men don't lie ...Show more
Max is a cheery xeno-archeologist from Earth, stranded and trying to find a way home. Lahra is a stern warrior of a nearly extinct race, searching for her people's heir. Wheel is the couple's cybernetic pilot, running from her past and toward an unknown future. On Wheel's ship the Kettle, the trio traverses the galaxy, dodging Imperial patrols and searching ancient temples and ruins for anything they can sell. Back on the Wreck, their home and base of operations, they're deeply in debt to the drifting city's most powerful gangster, and she wants her money back. So when a dangerous but promising job comes their way, Max, Lahra, and Wheel have little choice but to take it. But the crew of the Kettle gets more than they bargained for when they find themselves in possession of a powerful artifact-one that puts them squarely in the crosshairs of the Vsenk, the galaxy's ruthless and oppressive imperial overlords. Can they evade space fascists, kick-start a rebellion, and save the galaxy, all while they each try to find their own way home?Show more
If you’re responsible for the growth of your organization—as a founder, C-suite executive, or a change agent—you know the landscape is changing. Mature companies invest 10x more than VCs but are growing slower than before. To create real, lasting growth, you’ll need a new mindset, one that borrows from not just the startup world, but also the natural world. Similar to how oak trees regenerate by dropping acorns that become new trees, you need to grow new lines of business within your existing organization. You need to learn how to build a forest—not just a bigger tree. Henrik Werdelin specializes in applying lessons from startups to existing businesses to get them growing again. In The Acorn Method, he shows you how to create, implement, govern, and scale new business within your organization. You’ll get the step-by-step process, the philosophy behind it, as well as case studies of businesses that have grown using this method. By learning how to create “acorns” in your business, you’ll create longevity and ensure that other trees don’t grow quicker and steal your sunlight.Show more
Twenty-four tales of madmen, monsters, and misery. A tantalizing blend of horror, suspense, and crime stories; each unique but all dark, disturbing, and violent. In the audiobook lurk: - A tarot card reader who makes house calls. - A disabled man in a miserable marriage who is regaining the use of his arms. - An ex-con who can’t resist carrying out one last home invasion. - Bickering business partners that resort to unconventional mediation to solve their problems. - An alcoholic pedophile forced to spend time in the desert. - A troubled university student who goes on a bloody rampage. - An alert detective who makes an unorthodox decision when he finds himself in the middle of an armed robbery. Buy your copy today!Show more
‘Wow wow wow. Finished in one day… Twists to make me gasp out loud!… Read it, thank me later!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars Don’t miss the next gripping thriller from the bestselling author of Three Days Missing! Beth Murphy is on the run… For nearly a year, Beth has been planning for this day. A day some people might call any other Wednesday, but Beth prefers to see it as her new beginning—one with a new look, new name and new city. Beth has given her plan significant thought, because one small slip and her violent husband will find her. Sabine Hardison is missing… A couple hundred miles away, Jeffrey returns home from a work trip to find his wife, Sabine, is missing. Wherever she is, she’s taken almost nothing with her. Her abandoned car is the only evidence the police have, and all signs point to foul play. As the police search for leads, the case becomes more and more convoluted. Sabine’s carefully laid plans for her future indicate trouble at home, and a husband who would be better off with her gone. The detective on the case will stop at nothing to find out what happened and bring this missing woman home. Where is Sabine? And who is Beth? The only thing that’s certain is that someone is lying and the truth won’t stay buried for long… Readers LOVE Dear Wife! ‘Wow oh wow! What an absolutely amazing read, I have devoured this in a matter of hours. I haven't been able to put this one down… Will definitely keep you guessing and I have thought about this one when not reading… Highly deserving of five stars.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Phew… Dark and twisty thriller… Keeps you on the edge of your seat… An excellent read… Highly recommended.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 starsShow more
Teen boys find love when their parents' NASA mission uproots their lives in this sweet debut perfect for Adam Silvera fans. As a successful social media journalist with half a million followers, seventeen-year-old Cal is used to sharing his life online. But when his pilot father is selected for a highly publicized NASA mission to Mars, Cal and his family relocate from Brooklyn to Houston and are thrust into a media circus. Amidst the chaos, Cal meets sensitive and mysterious Leon, another 'Astrokid,' and finds himself falling head over heels--fast. As the frenzy around the mission grows, so does their connection. But when secrets about the program are uncovered, Cal must find a way to reveal the truth without hurting the people who have become most important to him. Expertly capturing the thrill of first love and the self-doubt all teens feel, debut author Phil Stamper is a new talent to watch. Narrated by Michael Crouch The Shooting Stars TV show is brought to life with a full cast featuring: Jonathan Davis as Josh Farrow Gabra Zackman as StarWatch announcer January LaVoy as Grace Tucker Angelo Di Loreto as Mark Bannon Chris Andrew Ciulla as Calvin Lewis, Sr. Dorothy Dillingham Blue as Donna Szleifer Cynthia Farrell as Ariana Rogers Soneela Nankani as Halima Ali Sullivan Jones as Leon Tucker Bahni Turpin as Kat Tucker Author's Note read by Phil StamperShow more
Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. Lupton, the founder of FCS Urban Ministries (Focused Community Strategies) in Atlanta, the voice of the Urban Perspectives newsletter, and the author of Compassion, Justice and the Christian Life, has been at the forefront of urban ministry activism for forty years. Now, in the vein of Jeffrey Sachs’s The End of Poverty, Richard Stearns’s The Hole in Our Gospel, and Gregory Boyle’s Tattoos on the Heart, his groundbreaking Toxic Charity shows us how to start serving needy and impoverished members of our communities in a way that will lead to lasting, real-world change.Show more
Decades of groundwork. Countless civilians abducted, experimented on, and killed. The perfect plan has taken shape, and soon, the entire sector will be under the control of the shadowy Committee. That was the plan anyway. But some human has decided to blow the whole thing up. What do you do when one of those pathetic little newcomers tries to ruin your plans? Make him pay. On the other hand, maybe you should have found out more about this "Barnabas" guy before trying that. But it can't possibly go too far wrong, can it? Soon you'll have an entire fleet under your control. He couldn't weasel of out that, right? Wrong.Show more
Barnabas has destroyed the Committee's research facility, but his victory came at a cost: his friend Jeltor remains captive and brainwashed. He isn't going to stand for that. He is going to find and rescue his friend, no matter what it takes. But what will he do when he has to decide between saving his friend and saving an entire planet? The Committee has set its sights on the Brakalon home world, and it intends to convert every single citizen to serve as their new army. And with two of the Jotun admirals on their side, is it too late to stop them?Show more
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