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Scotland Yard’s First Cases

When Scotland Yard’s first detective branch was set up in 1842 crime was very different from today. The favoured murder weapon was the cut-throat razor; carrying a pocket watch was dangerous; the most significant clue at a murder scene could be the whereabouts...

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The Ranger Way

Discover the USA Today bestselling self-help memoir from a former Army Ranger, a hero of the 2012 Benghazi siege, and the subject of the book and movie 13 Hours, as he shares life-changing lessons of discipline, motivation, success, and peace.Thousands of people have...

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The Honor Was Mine

Winner of the Nautilus Book Award and the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal.A young combat veteran hides in his closet under a pile of clothes on bad nights. Another, home for five days, can’t figure out how to talk to his wife. And a commander’s spouse...

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Missy’s Murder

From a New York Times–bestselling author and former Los Angeles Times reporter, two teens kill their friend, then befriend the girl’s family to avoid suspicion.   On a beautiful October day in the San Fernando Valley, teenager Missy Avila was...

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Happy Mum, Happy Baby

CONTAINS A BRAND NEW CHAPTERSunday Times Number One Bestseller Happy Mum Happy Baby is now a Number One podcast. A positive and uplifting book about what it is to be a mother and all things mum and baby by Celebrity Mum of the Year and phenomenally popular vlogger,...

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That Wild Country

From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes—America’s public lands.Every American is a public-land owner, inheritor to the largest public-land trust in the...

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Have Laptop, Will Travel

**Second Edition**This second edition has been comprehensively revised, updated, and expanded, and includes a variety of additional photos. Newly brimful and fresh, an extended version to take this modern-day odyssey to the next level of fun, fascination -- and happy...

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Ada Blackjack

From the author of The Ice Master comes the remarkable true story of a young Inuit woman who survived six months alone on a desolate, uninhabited Arctic island In September 1921, four young men and Ada Blackjack, a diminutive 25-year-old Eskimo woman, ventured deep...

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Bitter Blood

The “riveting” #1 New York Times bestseller: A true story of three wealthy families and the unbreakable ties of blood (Kirkus Reviews).   The first bodies found were those of a feisty millionaire widow and her daughter in their posh Louisville,...

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Too Secret Too Long

Chapman Pincher, the Cold War and the spy scandals which shocked the nation. Chapman Pincher, the “lone wolf of Fleet Street”, is now regarded as the godfather of investigative journalism. During the Cold War era he became notorious as a relentless...

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To the Edge of the World

To the Edge of the World is an adventure in travel -- full of extraordinary personalities, more than a century of explosive political, economic, and cultural events, and almost inconceivable feats of engineering. Christian Wolmar passionately recounts the improbable...

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Dirty Wars

A New York Times bestseller Now also an Oscar-nominated documentary In Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times bestseller Blackwater, takes us inside America's new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United...

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Motherhood, Martyrdom & Costco Runs

Join bestselling romantic comedy author, Whitney Dineen, as she discovers the three Es of parenting: • Exhilarating—when you first discover you’re pregnant. • Exhausting—when you realize you’ll most likely never sleep again--like EVER. • Explosive—OMG these kids spew...

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Love’s Blood

“[This] deeply engaging tale of a teenager who may—or may not—have helped kill her parents [is] a model of evenhanded true-crime writing.” —Kirkus Reviews   Sixteen-year-old Patricia Columbo began working for pharmacist Frank...

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Tears of the Silenced

A “stunningly written memoir” that takes you on the journey of a child abuse and sexual assault survivor turned activist. Photo Gallery included (Medium). A #1 Bestseller in Cults & Demonism and Parenting & Relationships When Misty Griffin was...

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Into Africa: A Biographical Story

This is a gripping and inspiring story of the greatest evangelist in Africa, Dr. Egon Falk, also known as Africa’s Billy Graham. The book is testimony to his great love for the African people, his passion for serving God, and helping African people out of poverty,...

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Serial Killers

Learn the terrifying truth behind the world’s deadliest serial killers… Serial killers haunt our dreams and inspire the terrifying villains of TV shows and horror movies. But how much do you really know about the minds behind the world’s deadliest...

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Include ME!

As the author of Include ME!, Melinda inspires people to be mindful of inclusion in their daily lives. From topics like supremacy, empathy, and grassroots organizing, she shines a light on the barriers that are put in place to exclude. She shows how these barriers can...

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Your Move

Board games are among our most ancient and beloved art forms. During the rise of digital media, they fell from prominence for a decade or two but today they are in a new golden age. They're ingeniously designed, beautiful to look at, and exhilarating to play....

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We’ll All Be Murdered in Our Beds

‘If it bleeds, it leads’ – this maxim is as true now as it was 300 years ago. Crime is the staple of the news, and our appetite for these dark and dangerous stories shows no sign of abating. In this colourful history of crime reporting since 1700,...

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I’ll Take Care of You

“Rother is the next Ann Rule.” —Gregg Olsen Nanette Johnston Packard, a sexy divorcee, liked to meet men at the gym and through personal ads. Soon after she began dating millionaire Bill McLaughlin, he moved her and her kids into his bay-front...

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The Nilsen File

The Standard, May 12, 1983 — a fresh twist in the most astonishing gory case of mass murder since the Moors Murders. In the unlikely setting of the staid London suburbs of Cricklewood and Muswell Hill, police began in February 1983 to unearth a tangled mass of...

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Twelve Years a Slave

The harrowing true story that inspired the critically acclaimed film The son of a freed slave, Solomon Northup lived the first thirty years of his life as a free man in upstate New York. In the spring of 1841, he was offered a job: a short-term, lucrative engagement...

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Inside the Kingdom

Osama bin Laden's former sister-in-law provides a penetrating, unusually inti- mate look into Saudi soci-ety and the bin Laden family's role within it, as well as the treatment of Saudi women. On September 11th, 2001, Carmen bin Ladin heard the news that the Twin...

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Stuntman!

The classic no-holds-barred memoir from Hollywood's most legendary stuntman -- an inspiration for Brad Pitt's character Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood -- is "full of incredible stories as told by a real man of action" (Arnold Schwarzenegger). Yep that's...

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My Mother, a Serial Killer

A gripping and shocking story of a serial killer mother, and the brave daughter who brought her to justice. Dulcie Bodsworth was the unlikeliest serial killer. She was loved everywhere she went, and the townsfolk of Wilcannia, which she called home in the late 1950s,...

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HappiNest

An empty nest does not have to be an empty life. Judy Holland shows you how to get back in touch with yourself, your partner, your life, AND your kids when the house is less-populated. The transition to the empty nest creates a void that can catapult you into...

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The Poisoned Glass

“A great read and a fascinating retelling of a long-forgotten murder, that still resonates to this very day… for anybody interested in the history of the Silk City!” –Mark S. Auerbach, City Historian, Passaic, New JerseyAt the dawn of the...

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Keeping At It

The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to the breaking point. As chairman of the Federal Reserve...

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Ubered: My Life As A Rideshare Driver

His family’s wealth has long evaporated, and now serendipity is all Evan Kail can salvage from his riches to rags nightmare. He’s been chasing a screenwriting dream ever since he was in college, and he’s put everything on the line to attain it. So when a new...

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Kobe Bryant

Kobe lives and breathes basketball. While other basketball legends fade into obscurity after retirement, Kobe is out there pursuing new endeavors and building a business empire. It’s a testament to his relentless thirst for knowledge and never-ending quest to be...

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Video Game Careers Demystified

Written by a video game marketer and consultant who had worked in both AAA game development and indie game studios for over a decade.Come experience the thrills and the ups and downs of this incredible industry - with an emphasis on first-hand accounts of what IT'S...

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Brainwashed

This provocative account of our obsession with neuroscience brilliantly illuminates what contemporary neuroscience and brain imaging can and cannot tell us about ourselves, providing a much-needed reminder about the many factors that make us who we are. What can't...

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Father, Son and the Pennine Way

“Brilliantly written, insightful, brutally honest and laugh-out-loud funny.” “A great read I would recommend to anyone with even the remotest sense of humour.”Five days on the Pennine Way with my youngest son: the challenges we faced and the experiences we shared....

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I’m Dying Up Here

In the mid-1970s, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Andy Kaufman, Richard Lewis, Robin Williams, Elayne Boosler, Tom Dreesen, and several hundred other shameless showoffs and incorrigible cutups from all across the country migrated en masse to Los Angeles, the new home of...

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