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The Dark Flood: A Benny Griessel Novel

From internationally acclaimed crime writer Deon Meyer, a new thriller
featuring superstar detectives Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido in the wake
of their impulsive pursuit of state corruption that has left their
reputations hanging in the balanceHaving jeopardized their careers in an
unauthorized investigation that threatened to reveal the corruption in
South Africa’s halls of power, Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido have been
demoted from the elite Hawks police unit. While waiting to be transferred
from Cape Town to seemingly mundane duty in Stellenbosch, Griessel receives
a disturbing, anonymous letter: “I can only trust you and Captain Cupido.
There is an adder in our bosom. Be careful of phone calls.” Assigned to
investigate the disappearance of Callie de Bruin, a young university
student and brilliant computer programmer, they hit dead ends until the
trail, including the death of a fellow officer, leads to a series of gun
heists and the alarming absence of certain weapons from the police
registry, the ramifications of which could be devastating.As Griessel and
Cupido intensify their search for de Bruin, real estate agent Sandra
Steenberg confronts her own crisis: state corruption has caused the real
estate market to crash, exacerbating the dire financial straits facing her
family. When billionaire Jasper Boonstra contacts her to represent a major
property he wants to sell, she pushes aside her concerns about his
notorious reputation as playboy and swindler. And then Boonstra himself
disappears, and Griessel is forced to juggle between Boonstra’s bitter
wife, protective lawyer, and Steenberg, the last person to see him
alive.With propulsive and intricate plotting, sharp prose, and an ending
that takes one’s breath away just when the dust seems to have settled, The
Dark Flood spotlights the state capture and corruption that has overtaken
the country, lending political weight to a powerful story. Read more

In the Blood: A Thriller (Volume 5)

​“Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf***er. Get ready!”
—Chris Pratt, star of The Terminal List, coming to Amazon Prime The #1 New
York Times bestselling Terminal List series continues as James Reece
embarks on a global journey of vengeance.A woman boards a plane in the
African country of Burkina Faso having just completed a targeted
assassination for the state of Israel. Two minutes later, her plane is
blown out of the sky. Over 6,000 miles away, former Navy SEAL James Reece
watches the names and pictures of the victims on cable news. One face
triggers a distant memory of a Mossad operative attached to the CIA years
earlier in Iraq—a woman with ties to the intelligence services of two
nations…a woman Reece thought he would never see again. Reece enlists
friends new and old across the globe to track down her killer, unaware that
he may be walking into a deadly trap. Read more

Every Cloak Rolled in Blood

In his most autobiographical novel to date, James Lee Burke continues the
epic Holland family saga with a writer grieving the death of his daughter
while battling earthly and supernatural outlaws.Novelist Aaron Holland
Broussard is shattered when his daughter Fannie Mae dies suddenly. As he
tries to honor her memory by saving two young men from a life of crime amid
their opioid-ravaged community, he is drawn into a network of villainy that
includes a violent former Klansman, a far-from-holy minister, a biker club
posing as evangelicals, and a murderer who has been hiding in plain sight.
Aaron’s only ally is state police officer Ruby Spotted Horse, a no-nonsense
woman who harbors some powerful secrets in her cellar. Despite the air of
mystery surrounding her, Ruby is the only one Aaron can trust. That is,
until the ghost of Fannie Mae shows up, guiding her father through a
tangled web of the present and past and helping him vanquish his foes from
both this world and the next. Drawn from James Lee Burke’s own life
experiences, Every Cloak Rolled in Blood is a devastating exploration of
the nature of good and evil and a deeply moving story about the power of
love and family. Read more

Dead Against Her

Sheriff Bree Taggert’s downfall is part of a killer’s cunning design in #1
Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s
novel of murder, lies, and revenge.Called to an isolated farm to check on
an elderly widow, Sheriff Bree Taggert finds a brutal double homicide. One
of the victims is Eugene Oscar, the bitter and corrupt former deputy she
recently forced out of the department.Working with criminal investigator
Matt Flynn, Bree discovers that she isn’t the only one who had a troubling
history with Eugene. But someone doesn’t want Bree digging up the past. She
becomes the target of a stranger’s sick and devious campaign calculated to
destroy her reputation, career, family, and new relationship with Matt. To
make matters worse, she’s the prime suspect in Eugene’s murder.When her
chief deputy goes missing while investigating the case, Bree refuses to
back down. She won’t let him become the next victim. His life and her
future depend on finding a killer nursing a vengeful rage. Read more

Wild Prey: An Inspector Lu Fei Mystery

“[A] taut thriller on a topical theme perfect for readers longing for an
au courant successor to Eliot Pattison’s Inspector Shan Tao Yun mysteries”
–Los Angeles TimesThe search for a missing girl sends Inspector Lu Fei
undercover into the wild corners of Myanmar, and the compound of the deadly
and mysterious woman warlord responsible for the illegal trafficking of
exotic animals and possibly more, in the next book from Brian Klingborg,
Wild Prey.Police Inspector Lu Fei has an unfortunate talent for getting
himself into hot water with powerful and well-connected people. Which is
why he’s been assigned to a backwater town in a rural area of Northern
China and quietly warned to keep his head down. But while running a sting
operation on the sale and consumption of rare and endangered animals, Lu
comes across the curious case of a waitress who has gone missing. Her last
known whereabouts: a restaurant frequented by local elites, owned by
smooth-talking gangster, and known for its exotic — and highly illegal —
delicacies. As usual, Lu’s investigation ruffles some feathers, resulting
in his suspension from the police force. Lu figures he’s reached a
dead-end. Then he’s contacted by a mysterious government official in
Beijing who wants him to go undercover to track down the mastermind behind
an illegal animal trafficking network — and hopefully, the answer to the
fate of the missing waitress. The mission will require Lu to travel deep
into the lawless wilds of Myanmar, where he will risk his life to
infiltrate the hidden compound of a mysterious and ruthless female warlord
in a bloody and nearly hopeless quest for justice. Read more

Santa Fe Mojo

Vincent Malone, the classic Private Investigator with more personal problems than he can handle. Turns to drink and misery; but he is still one hell of a PI. Looking for a safe place to hide to determine his next move, he finds himself in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A new life is about to begin; Malone will be surprised. Many interesting supporting characters lead to confrontation, romance and surprise endings.

Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds

A New Strategy: We Win, They Lose

The Culture War is over, and the culture lost.

The Left’s assault on liberty, virtue, decency, the Republic of the Founders, and Western civilization has succeeded.

You can no longer keep your social media account—or your job—and acknowledge truths such as: Washington, Jefferson, and Columbus were great men. Schools and libraries should not coach children in sexual deviance. Men don’t have uteruses.

How did we get to this point?

Michael Knowles of The Daily Wire exposes and diagnosis the losing strategy we have fallen for and shows how we can change course—and start winning.

In the groundbreaking Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds Knowles reveals:
How the “free speech absolutists” gave away the store
The First Amendment does not require a value-neutral public square
How the Communists figured out that their revolution could never succeed as long as the common man was attached to his own culture
Where political correctness came from
How, comply or resist, political correctness is a win-win game for the bad guys
Why taking our stand on “freedom of speech” helps put atheism, decadence, and nonsense on the same plane with faith, virtue, and reality
The real question: Will we shut down drag queen story hour, or cancel Abraham Lincoln?
For 170 years the First Amendment was compatible with prayer in public school
How the atheists got the Warren Court to rule their way
To this day, there’s a First Amendment exception for obscenity

The Lazy Genius Way: Embrace What Matters, Ditch What Doesn’t, and Get Stuff Done

The chorus of “shoulds” is loud. You should enjoy the moment, dream big, have it all, get up before the sun, track your water consumption, go on date nights, and be the best. Or maybe you should ignore what people think, live on dry shampoo, be a negligent PTA mom, have a dirty house, and claim your hot mess like a badge of honor.

It’s so easy to feel overwhelmed by the mixed messages of what it means to live well.

Kendra Adachi, the creator of the Lazy Genius movement, invites you to live well by your own definition and equips you to be a genius about what matters and lazy about what doesn’t. Everything from your morning routine to napping without guilt falls into place with Kendra’s thirteen Lazy Genius principles, including:

• Decide once
• Start small
• Ask the Magic Question
• Go in the right order
• Schedule rest

Discover a better way to approach your relationships, work, and piles of mail. Be who you are without the complication of everyone else’s “shoulds.” Do what matters, skip the rest, and be a person again.

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

In The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

American Marxism

In 2009, Mark R. Levin galvanized conservatives with his unforgettable manifesto Liberty and Tyranny, by providing a philosophical, historical, and practical framework for halting the liberal assault on Constitution-based values. That book was about standing at the precipice of progressivism’s threat to our freedom and now, over a decade later, we’re fully over that precipice and paying the price.

In American Marxism, Levin explains how the core elements of Marxist ideology are now pervasive in American society and culture—from our schools, the press, and corporations, to Hollywood, the Democratic Party, and the Biden presidency—and how it is often cloaked in deceptive labels like “progressivism,” “democratic socialism,” “social activism,” and more. With his characteristic trenchant analysis, Levin digs into the psychology and tactics of these movements, the widespread brainwashing of students, the anti-American purposes of Critical Race Theory and the Green New Deal, and the escalation of repression and censorship to silence opposing voices and enforce conformity. Levin exposes many of the institutions, intellectuals, scholars, and activists who are leading this revolution, and provides us with some answers and ideas on how to confront them.

As Levin writes: “The counter-revolution to the American Revolution is in full force. And it can no longer be dismissed or ignored for it is devouring our society and culture, swirling around our everyday lives, and ubiquitous in our p

Save Him

Winner – 2020 Author Circle Awards – Novel of Excellence—Science Fiction.

Military scientist Rydel Scott is proud of the hi-tech gear he invents for battlefield heroes. When a secret mission involving one of his inventions goes horribly wrong, Rydel obsessively tries to learn what caused the system failure and accidentally reveals the ability to time travel. Overworked and massively sleep-deprived, he believes he has received a message from God—save God’s son. And the man of science embarks on a world-changing quest to rescue Jesus. As he covers his tracks to journey back undetected, he neglects to factor in the consequences of a devastating butterfly effect. And he’s terrified to discover The Unit, a highly-trained team of elite soldiers, is hunting him down to stop him from making choices that could upend all of human history. Will they find Rydel before he alters the past? And, if they find him, will some in The Unit be persuaded to join Rydel on his mission to save Christ?

Reflections through the Periscope

This is a story 8 years in the making since my Dad passed away in 2012. Truth be told, it’s actually 36 years that it has been percolating as my Dad was my hero and died at the young age of 59 after struggling with ill health for 5 years. His story is one of courage and bravery and resilience.

My Dad immigrated to Australia in his early teens and joined the Royal Australian Navy at the age of 17yrs, with the bulk of his career served on submarines. My book is about what Dad has taught me in my life, starting with his difficult death at home and then moves through the different traits that he has taught me – reflecting on stories from his life before me – including his service as a submariner, and our experiences together. The last chapter is his funeral and my goodbye.

My Dad was larger than life, no doubt about it, but it is the story that is so much bigger than both my father and me; this is a story about caring, about a life hard lived but well lived, about strength and about forgiveness. It’s humanity in all its beauty and its horrors.

Margot Merriweather

The fun-filled Lackovic family live in Perching Pile, close to the cottage of the witch, Margot Merriweather. They are deeply shaken when one of their daughters, Esther, is kidnapped from under their noses by the wicked Hobgoblin, who has an old score to settle. When Margot and her talking cat, Mordred, set off that morning to lay in stores for the coming snowfall, they have no idea that they are about to become caught up rescuing the missing Esther from the clutches of the evil Hobgoblin. To outwit him, they will have to befriend the tricky Wood Dragon and call on the help of the smallest doctor in town, who happens to be a bat. Between them, can they restore poor Esther to her family? Helped by a generous sprinkling of spine-tingling magic and an unreliable broom, and buoyed up by some mouthwatering catering by the cook, Mrs Marmalade, resourceful Margot and Mordred set about sorting out the mess. But will they succeed?

Home Before Dark

What was it like? Living in that house.

Maggie Holt is used to such questions. Twenty-five years ago, she and her parents, Ewan and Jess, moved into Baneberry Hall, a rambling Victorian estate in the Vermont woods. They spent three weeks there before fleeing in the dead of night, an ordeal Ewan later recounted in a nonfiction book called House of Horrors. His tale of ghostly happenings and encounters with malevolent spirits became a worldwide phenomenon, rivaling The Amityville Horror in popularity—and skepticism.

Today, Maggie is a restorer of old homes and too young to remember any of the events mentioned in her father’s book. But she also doesn’t believe a word of it. Ghosts, after all, don’t exist. When Maggie inherits Baneberry Hall after her father’s death, she returns to renovate the place to prepare it for sale. But her homecoming is anything but warm. People from the past, chronicled in House of Horrors, lurk in the shadows. And locals aren’t thrilled that their small town has been made infamous thanks to Maggie’s father. Even more unnerving is Baneberry Hall itself—a place filled with relics from another era that hint at a history of dark deeds. As Maggie experiences strange occurrences straight out of her father’s book, she starts to believe that what he wrote was more fact than fiction.

Where She Went (If I Stay, Book 2)

Picking up several years after the dramatic conclusion of If I Stay, Where She Went continues the story of Adam and Mia, from Adam’s point of view. Ever since Mia’s decision to stay – but not with him – Adam’s career has been on a wonderful trajectory. His album, borne from the anguish and pain of their breakup, has made him a bona fide star. And Mia herself has become a top-rate cellist, playing in some of the finest venues in the world. When their respective paths put them both in New York City at the same time, the result is a single night in which the two reunite – with wholly satisfying results.

And don’t miss Gayle’s newest novel, JUST ONE DAY and the forthcoming companion, JUST ONE YEAR.

Fateful Mornings: A Henry Farrell Novel (The Henry Farrell Series, 2)

In Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania, summer has brought Officer Henry Farrell nothing but trouble. Heroin has arrived with a surge in crime. When local carpenter Kevin O’Keeffe admits that he shot a man and that his girlfriend, Penny, is missing, the search leads the small-town cop to an industrial vice district across state lines that has already ensnared more than one of his neighbors. With the patience of a hunter, Farrell ventures into a world of shadow beyond the fields and forests of home.

Fateful Mornings is the second book in the Henry Farrell series. Tom Bouman’s Officer Farrell returns in The Bramble and the Rose.

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs–a real-life Tony Stark–and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new “makers.”

Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, who sold one of his Internet companies, PayPal, for $1.5 billion. Ashlee Vance captures the full spectacle and arc of the genius’s life and work, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the United States to his dramatic technical innovations and entrepreneurial pursuits.
Vance uses Musk’s story to explore one of the pressing questions of our age: can the nation of inventors and creators who led the modern world for a century still compete in an age of fierce global competition? He argues that Musk–one of the most unusual and striking figures in American business history–is a contemporary, visionary amalgam of legendary inventors and industrialists including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs. More than any other entrepreneur today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as the visionaries of the golden age of science-fiction fantasy.
Thorough and insightful, Elon Musk brings to life a technology industry that

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Blessed with enormous talents and the energy and ambition to go with them, Franklin was a statesman, author, inventor, printer, and scientist. He helped draft the Declaration of Independence and later was involved in negotiating the peace treaty with Britain that ended the Revolutionary War. He also invented bifocals, a stove that is still manufactured, a water-harmonica, and the lightning rod. Franklin’s extraordinary range of interests and accomplishments are brilliantly recorded in his Autobiography, considered one of the classics of the genre. Covering his life up to his prewar stay in London as representative of the Pennsylvania Assembly, this charming self-portrait recalls Franklin’s boyhood, his determination to achieve high moral standards, his work as a printer, experiments with electricity, political career, experiences during the French and Indian War, and more. Related in an honest, open, unaffected style, this highly readable account offers a wonderfully intimate glimpse of the Founding Father sometimes called “the wisest American.”

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit.

In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, the Franks and another family lived cloistered in the “Secret Annexe” of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period. By turns thoughtful, moving, and surprisingly humorous, her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short.

The Couple Next Door

It all started at a dinner party. . .

A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors—a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives. . .

Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all—a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night, when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately lands on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story.

Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they’ve kept for years.

What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family—a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.

Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life, bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could, at any moment, steal him away. Finally liberated by the end of South Africa’s tyrannical white rule, Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure, living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle.

Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man’s relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother—his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life.

The eighteen personal essays collected here are by turns hilarious, dramatic, and deeply affecting. Whether subsisting on caterpillars f

Daylight (Atlee Pine Book 3)

In this gripping mystery, an FBI Agent’s search for her sister clashes with a military investigator’s high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracy—from which neither of them will escape unscathed.

For many long years, Atlee Pine was tormented by uncertainty after her twin sister, Mercy, was abducted at the age of six and never seen again. Now, just as Atlee is pressured to end her investigation into Mercy’s disappearance, she finally gets her most promising breakthrough yet: the identity of her sister’s kidnapper, Ito Vincenzo.

With time running out, Atlee and her assistant Carol Blum race to Vincenzo’s last known location in Trenton, New Jersey—and unknowingly stumble straight into John Puller’s case, blowing his arrest during a drug ring investigation involving a military installation.

Stunningly, Pine and Puller’s joint investigation uncovers a connection between Vincenzo’s family and a breathtaking scheme that strikes at the very heart of global democracy. Peeling back the layers of deceit, lies and cover-ups, Atlee finally discovers the truth about what happened to Mercy. And that truth will shock Pine to her very core.