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Among the Reeds is a deeply personal family memoir that is part-biography, part psychological observation of the extraordinary wartime lives of a persecuted people. If you like true stories of courage, heart-stopping near misses, and tear-jerking choices, then you`ll love Tammy Bottner`s compelling account.
A gripping true-crime whodunit co-written by MWA Edgar Award-winning author Carlton Stowers! It chronicles a tale of human weakness, desperation, and overwhelming greed that ultimately led to murder and eleven record-setting criminal convictions in Ohio.
An entertaining read, as well as an important historical document, Air War in the Pacific features a cast of larger-than-life personalities know to WW2 buffs, from brilliant tactician `Big Chief` General Douglas MacArthur to eccentric hotshot pilot Paul `Pappy` Gunn.
A can't-miss true crime thriller by Rebecca Morris, the New York Times bestselling author of If I Can't Have You - Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance and the Murder of Her Children, and A Killing in Amish Country. "A heartbreaking and illuminating saga." (#1 New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen)
An acclaimed documentary on US Naval efforts at the turn of the 19th century by award-winning historian Glenn Tucker! "Excellent history of the Barbary wars & the development of the American navy. Most enjoyable & very readable." (Sunset Coast Reviews)
"The story is told for the most part by means of extracts from Sister Blandina's journal and her letters to her sister. They reveal a very human figure, with a well-developed sense of humor and a fine measure of moral courage to buttress her religious faith." (Kirkus Reviews)