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Under Tower Peak

By Bart Paul
  • ISBN Code: : 1611459214
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
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This tautly written debut thriller was named one of the 10 Best Mysteries of 2013 by the Wall Street Journal. After two tours as a sniper in Iraq, Tommy Smith has returned to his former life as a cowboy and wilderness guide in California’s Sierra Nevada, hoping to reclaim the simplicity of his youth and heal the wounds the world can’t see. When, high on a mountain pass, he and his partner find the wrecked plane of a billionaire adventurer who disappeared months earlier, a seemingly innocent act triggers a breathtaking cycle of violence that threatens Tommy’s world. Soon he is enmeshed in the struggle between the billionaire’s trophy wife and wannabe drug lord son and their allies. Every effort to set things right draws him deeper into a bad situation and closer to needing those deadly skills that he had hoped to leave behind forever. With lean, efficient prose and dialogue that crackles with repartee, Bart Paul has written a contemporary thriller of steadily mounting suspense and ruthless action. He captures both the beauty of the high mountain wilderness and the laconic rhythms of the outfitters’ lives. In Tommy Smith he offers a protagonist whose cool competence, home-grown decency, and clarity of purpose in the face of danger suggest a brotherhood with heroes from the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Cormac McCarthy.

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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. This book gives us the vivid insight into the incredible life and achievements of President McKinley, not to focus solely on his tragic death. The author nevertheless describes in graphic words the assassination. It is a word picture that will linger forever in the memory of every reader, calling forth sympathy and patriotism on behalf of the martyr President and undying contempt and horror of the assassin and the foul and cowardly thing called anarchy. Every detail of that now historic scene is told so vividly that the reader sees it as if he were an eye-witness. Contents: The Assassination of President McKinley President McKinley's Fight for Life Deathbed Scene of President McKinley The Story of the Assassin Emma Goldman, Woman Leader of Anarchists Anarchism and Its Objects Scenes at Buffalo Following the Assassination Days of Anxiety and Sorrow President McKinley's Last Speech William McKinley's Boyhood McKinley as a Soldier in the Civil War McKinley in Congress McKinley's Life Was Protection's Era McKinley as Governor of Ohio McKinley as a Campaigner Governor McKinley's Financial Troubles McKinley's Loyalty to Sherman, Blaine and Harrison First Nomination for President The Great Campaign of 1896 The Spanish War Cloud McKinley's Own Story of the Spanish-American War McKinley and Expansion Second Presidential Nomination and Election of McKinley President McKinley and the Chinese Crisis McKinley: Builder of a World Power Private Life of William McKinley McKinley's Eulogy of Lincoln President Roosevelt Takes the Oath of Office Great Events of the World During President McKinley's Administration The Funeral Service at Buffalo Lying in State at Buffalo The Funeral Train to Washington The Last Night in the White House Funeral Services and Procession at Washington Lying in State at the Capitol The Assassin Arraigned The Sad Journey to Canton Canton Bathed in Tears Funeral Services in All Churches Canton's Farewell to McKinley McKinley Laid at Rest Nation Observes Burial Day Assassinations of Lincoln & Garfield

Gods of the Ragnarok Era Complete Collection

By Matt Larkin
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  • Publisher : Incandescent Phoenix Books
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 410
  • Pdf File: gods-of-the-ragnarok-era-complete-collection.pdf

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Before he was a god ...Odin was a man. Only a fool would venture into the soul-stealing mists. That’s exactly where Odin is going. Along with blood-brother Loki, he hunts the frost giant who murdered his father. Caught between the machinations of Loki and a goddess, Odin is drawn into a world of sorcerers, trolls, and terrible secrets. Before he’s done, Midgard will drown in blood. But what if revenge was only the beginning? A chance at immortality looms. If only he can bear the price.... A complete nine book series of Norse mythology retold as gritty, dark fantasy.

Gods of the Ragnarok Era Omnibus One

By Matt Larkin
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  • Publisher : Incandescent Phoenix Books
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 550
  • Pdf File: gods-of-the-ragnarok-era-omnibus-one.pdf

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Driven to become king. Fated to be a god. In the cold winters of an ice age, Odin was born to be a mere jarl. But Fate has staked a claim upon him. When his brother falls under a ghostly curse, a goddess offers Odin a chance to save him. If Odin can make himself king—and promise an unspecified favor—she will make him and his family immortal. In desperation, Odin begins a quest to become king of all the Aesir. But his journey exposes him to forces more powerful than even the goddess: the Norns who foretell Fate. They warn of a terrible burden he will bear, and of the coming end times, Ragnarok. Tormented by his prophetic dreams, Odin must soon choose between those he loves and a fragile chance to avert Ragnarok. This box set collects books 1-3 of this dark fantasy, gritty retelling of Norse mythology by mythic fantasy author Matt Larkin.

Paddling in the Western Maine Mountains

By Doug Dunlap
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  • Publisher : Down East Books
  • Book Code : 1608937100
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 942
  • Pdf File: paddling-in-the-western-maine-mountains.pdf

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More than twenty outings are included in this paddling guide to the rivers, ponds, and lakes of the Western Maine mountains and foothills. Seasoned Registered Maine Guide Doug Dunlap had paddled all of these routes multiple times and provides information for full day and overnight trips, as well as short paddles. Also included are practical advice and tips, safety information, maps and put-in and take-out locations, and information on wildlife that can be seen in the area, historic locations, and scenic areas.

Debbie

By Elle Klass
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  • Publisher : Books by Elle, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1951017196
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 584
  • Pdf File: debbie.pdf

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After the death of my parents, my grandmother took me in; deep in the bayou of Louisiana. She fell ill soon after and I was left in the care of my aunt and uncle who mistreated me because of the color of my skin. My cousin brutally tormented me for years and within that time I learned I had a special sight that allowed me to see events in the future. Not happy events, but death. I was the grim reaper’s handmaiden. My grandmother recovered after some time and sent me to the Ella Louise School for Girls. Plunged into a new world, I escaped my tormenters only to learn the unspoken truths of the south weren’t escapable. The family secrets that haunted my childhood also plagued my future. It was up to me to dig up the buried truth and set it free. Only sometimes the past maybe better left in the past…

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing in the Western Maine Mountains

By Doug Dunlap
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  • Publisher : Down East Books
  • Book Code : 1608937089
  • Total of Pages : 232
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 974
  • Pdf File: snowshoeing-and-cross-country-skiing-in-the-western-maine-mountains.pdf

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The mountains and foothills of western Maine can be truly a winter wonderland, featuring some of the finest winter terrain in the Eastern United States. Join Registered Maine Guide Doug Dunlap on thirty-four excursions for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or both, from quiet forest and lakeside treks to mountain ascents. Included are trips on groomed trails at outdoor centers such as Rangeley Lakes Trail Center and Sugarloaf Outdoor Center that also offer rentals and lessons; as well as routes in wild lands, such as Bigelow Preserve. It's all rounded out with maps, photographs, and practical tips on everything from winter safety to proper gear to bringing children or the family dog along. There's even information on forging your own trail and traveling at night by moonlight.

Operations and Maintenance Manual for Energy Management

By James E. Piper
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 131550359X
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 108
  • Pdf File: operations-and-maintenance-manual-for-energy-management.pdf

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A complete reference that features a wealth of proven maintenance methods that can reduce energy use in any type of building. Provided are numerous forms and maintenance procedures for reducing energy use, improving system performance, and cutting total maintenance costs.

The WPA Guide to Texas

By Federal Writers' Project
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  • Publisher : Trinity University Press
  • Book Code : 1595342419
  • Total of Pages : 718
  • Category : History
  • Members : 124
  • Pdf File: the-wpa-guide-to-texas.pdf

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During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers’ Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country’s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later become celebrated literary figures—were commissioned to write these important books. John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ralph Ellison are among the more than 6,000 writers, editors, historians, and researchers who documented this celebration of local histories. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each state’s unique flavor. Equaling the massive size of the state, the WPA Guide to Texas is just as expansive at 716 pages. From the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, The Lone Star State’s landscape is as varied as its political and cultural past. Having been under the control of six different nations’ flags, the history section is particularly rich. The guide also includes a helpful list of books about the state.