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Shadows of Good Friday
Alex King, Book 3
A. P. Bateman
Joseph B. Kearns
Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
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In the last days before signing the peace agreement, an IRA splinter cell mounts an operation on the British mainland using English criminals. This unprecedented move intrigues MI6, and they assume command of MI5’s surveillance operation. A career criminal is released from prison and aims to win back the wife and child his sentence has cost him, but before he can, he is forced back into his old world. The stakes have changed, and his family have become leverage for the most ruthless people imaginable.
These are the humorous adventures of a seven-year-old city slicker's indoctrination into the farming community, where every four-legged and feathered creature was planning his demise. This is a unique look into the farming families of yesteryear and is most entertaining for all ages.
An account of the murdering spree of Larry Eyler, who kidnapped, tortured, and killed at least 23 young men, describes how Eyler managed to evade capture for three years, his apprehension, and his release on a technicality.
Rob Stone is taking time out to climb in the mountains of Oregon. Taking a break, drinking coffee in a diner in a small mountain town he watches a helpless man humiliated. Stepping in to help, he sparks a confrontation. Within an hour somebody tries to kill him. A message has been sent, but Stone will not be pushed. As he starts to investigate what some people in the town do not want uncovered, the truth becomes unthinkable.
Liam Collins wants to be a writer more than anything else. After unceremoniously being laid off from his job at the paper after thirty-seven-years, he thinks he finally has time to write that book. As his writer’s block continues, he spends his time gardening and brewing his own beer. One day, he notices someone has been stealing peas in his garden in the idyllic Irish countryside. Only meaning to scare them off, he accidentally shoots someone in the dark in his patch. Following them to the Hawthorn tree, there is a wailing girl up there dressed in strange, ripped clothing who doesn’t appear to understand him or have the ability to speak except in strange noises.
The clan activates an Indian mound deep in southern forests and enters our world - hungry for defenseless prey. Torrential rains and washed out bridges force a runaway teen, an old dowser, and a Cherokee healer to face the horrors of the clan's merciless onslaught. The long claws' skill, speed, strength, and intelligence make them powerful predators unlike anything in human history.
Science fiction meets 1930's noir in this action-packed tale of a man whose job description is shooting trouble. Mick Trubble has two major problems: a past that he can't remember and a price on his head. So when a mysterious dame shows up with a proposition to recover some stolen goods, it's all in a day's work for a man with nothing to lose.
Albert just wanted to be left alone. He was 20 years retired and, unfortunately, 20 years widowed. He had hoped to spend the fourth quarter with his wife, doing what retired people do, but things don't always work out that way. He was okay with it though, because he knew he would eventually be with her later when it really counted. Anyhow, for now, the Cubs kept him busy all summer and the Blackhawks all winter.
Jay Danforth Fitzgerald, known as "Fitz" to his few remaining friends, has learned from long and painful experience that there is no such thing as love that lasts. A failed an aging stockbroker full of angst and self-loathing, he fritters away his nights in Tiddly's Bar and his days aboard a derelict sailboat stuck in the mud of Charleston Harbor. But when he meets a much younger woman named Gemma, his world changes forever.
Recounts the true story of Connie Krauser Chaney, who left behind a tragic childhood to marry Wayne, unaware of his violent tendencies, and describes how she eventually fled with her young son, only to be stalked and killed.
In 1951, at the age of six, John McConkey meets his great-uncle Jack, whose stories about his own life fascinate the boy's imagination. As John comes of age in the 60's and 70's, Uncle Jack's socialist, working-class views challenge John's understanding of power, politics, and the "official" versions of history.
Reunion: Lee, Lincoln & the American Reunification Treaty
Michael J. Metroke
Joseph B. Kearns
Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
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Three years have passed since General Robert E. Lee routed the Union army at Gettysburg and caused the Lincoln government to flee Washington, D.C. Now, as president of the Confederacy, Lee realizes the hollowness of his victory as he watches the South he loved and defended slowly crumble before his eyes. Lee must reach out to the only man he believes can help him save the South - the disgraced and out-of-office President Abraham Lincoln. Amidst intense opposition, the two men secretly devise a plan that, if successful, could reunite the country once again.
Hadley is an eternal optimist, despite her pint-sized stature. She is loved and adored by everyone, full of joy and kindheartedness. Until the day, Logan Reems takes it upon himself to become her designated, albeit it reluctant knight in shining armor and rescue her from the mud. She has never come up against anyone so haughty and mean spirited. Her determination to avoid contact with him is derailed when she finds out his two boys will be in her kindergarten class.
Savannah Greane is a good mother in a terrible situation, on the brink of losing her son due to injuries sustained in another attack by her ex-husband. She has run for years, limited personal friends for fear others could get hurt, and lived in shelters, but he found her and now his parents are suing for custody, saying she is unable to care for her son. When a tall man walks into her room and offers her a solution, it seems too good to be true, but she doesn't have any other option.
Katja truly adored all her foster siblings, but Lincoln holds a special place in her heart. He had already been with Mama Jean when they had taken her in, straight from the hospital; and through the pain of physical and emotional healing, they had become best friends, a friendship that endured through their childhood and into adulthood. The two of them are the glue that holds all of the others together.
When their parents died in a plane crash, Nick and his identical twin, Nate, end up bouncing around foster care, always trying to find a way back together. No one wants two teenage boys, until the night Mama Jean made them a deal they couldn't refuse. Now he has finished college, and is the new baseball coach and teacher at his old high school. Excited to have landed a job so close to his home and responsibilities on the Farm, he arrives ready to help the teenagers he surrounds himself with daily. The last thing he expects is to run into Hope, the girl that had left Mama Jean's program without any explanation years before.
Before her death, Mama Jean, as she was fondly known by the foster children she took in, set in motion the plans for the Hertzel-Mendall Family Farm, a community established to offer homes to families that fostered children. The "farm" offers therapeutic, recreational and many other services all in one place to achieve the best outcomes for children in the foster care system. "Mama" Jean Hertzel fostered teenagers who had run out of options - teens who were considered unadoptable mostly due to their ages but sometimes for other reasons.
It was a brutal crime without meaning or motive, baffling the FBI and seven local police departments for many months as they explored every possibility- from IRA assassination to mafia hit. But it was a tenacious Illinois policewoman who would ultimately unmask the Langerts' killer - exposing a terrifying, true-life horror that was totally unexpected...and frighteningly close to home.
With time dwindling on Marjorie's resignation, Sawyer's hiring process hits a snag, and his mother - without his knowledge - sends one of her own people to help out during the transition. The male assistant he was expecting named Alex turns out to be the quick-witted, extremely beautiful female distraction he never knew he needed or wanted on his property. Through a hilarious battle of wits, these two polar opposites will battle each other every step of the way, while learning that sometimes the hardest fought battles lead to the sweetest surrender.
On the verge of graduation from college and acceptance into the Medical School program, she has long since put the mysteries of her birth in the rearview mirror. However, she is tethered to the past by one tiny flaw; she sees, feels, and hears things that aren't real. Her visions have always been a part of her, and learning to cope with them over the years as therapists, medical trials, and even untraditional treatments failed, was just part of life as she knew it. Unfortunately, what was once just a nuisance to her mental state is escalating as each episode becomes more violent, and the visions threaten everything she has worked to accomplish.