Conspiracy of Doves: Helen Conner
Conspiracy of Doves: Helen Conner
Wrapped in the Flag chronicles the radical right-wing world of the 1960s, when conspiracy ruled and the John Birch Society made national headlines. The daughter of a John Birch Society leader, Claire Conner introduces us to the extreme ideas of a powerful political fringe group dispensing radical solutions to America´s problems. Following in the footsteps of its hero, Senator Joseph McCarthy, the John Birch Society believed that an international Communist conspiracy was on the verge of taking over the government of the United States. Top politicians, including President Dwight Eisenhower, were labeled as Communist operatives. John F. Kennedy was deemed a Socialist traitor. Birchers fought civil rights, labor unions, environmental protections, Medicare, welfare programs, the United Nations, and even water fluoridation. Today, the society continues many of those same campaigns from its national headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsin. Claire Conner´s intimate account - based on records, documents and her firsthand knowledge - takes us deep inside one of the most radical right-wing movements in U.S. history. Moving seamlessly between memoir and history, humor and pain, past and present, Wrapped in the Flag serves up keen insight into the impact of extremism on one woman, her family and, if unchecked, on our country. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Evans. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/010829/bk_adbl_010829_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
While on a mission in Jarablus, Syria, Jon Jericho, codename the Hunter, is severely wounded, ending his career as a Special Field Operative for Delta Force. When he returns stateside to begin life anew, he quickly finds himself caught up in a scandal involving the appropriation of documents for an undetectable state-of-the-art ICBM by the Islamic State. But what if Jon Jericho discovers something different? What if he learns that the plans were appropriated by American and Israeli intelligence and then proffered to the Islamic State? As Jericho digs deeper, he quickly draws the attention of certain CIA principals. So when a CIA paramilitary group gives chase to terminate Jericho with extreme prejudice to keep the conspiracy safe, the Hunter must utilize his special skill set not only to survive but to bring forward the hidden truth before the world erupts into global war. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patrick Conn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/078468/bk_acx0_078468_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´One hell of a good book´ - Conn Iggulden The Greatcoats - legendary heroes, arbiters of justice . . . or notorious traitors? The Greatcoats are travelling magistrates bringing justice to all . . . or at least they were, before they watched the Dukes impale their King´s head on a spike. Now the land´s heroes are reviled as traitors, their Greatcoats in tatters. Facio, Kest and Brasti have been reduced to working as mercenaries, but when they find their employer dead - and are forced to watch as the killer plants evidence framing them for the murder - they realise things are about to get even worse. For the royal conspiracy that began with overthrowing an idealistic young king is spreading to Rijou, the most corrupt city in the land, and the life of a young girl hangs in the balance. When every noble is a tyrant and every knight is a thug, the only thing you can really trust is a traitor´s blade.
Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November... For fans of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell, this pulse-racing and dramatic new thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author James Jackson sheds new light on one of the most dramatic events in British history. Behind the famous rhyme lies a murderous conspiracy that goes far beyond Guy Fawkes and his ill-fated Gunpowder Plot . . . In a desperate race against time, spy Christian Hardy must uncover a web of deceit that runs from the cock-fighting pits of Shoe Lane, to the tunnels beneath a bear-baiting arena in Southwark, and from the bad lands of Clerkenwell to a brutal firefight in The Globe theatre. But of the forces ranged against Hardy, all pale beside the renegade Spanish agent codenamed Realm. There is no-one today writing fictionalised history, backed by ferocious research, like James Jackson. With his latest, Treason , he has done it again and the reading lamp just burns on through the night... Frederick Forsyth James Jackson is the author of numerous historical and contemporary thrillers, including Sunday Times bestsellers Blood Rock and Pilgrim . He is a former political risk consultant and a postgraduate in military studies, and acts as an advisor for film-maker Guy Ritchie and thriller writer Frederick Forsyth. He is also a qualified barrister and member of the Inner Temple. He lives in London. www.jamesjacksonbooks.com
David Churchill´s The Leopards of Normandy trilogy continues with Duke, as William of Normandy inherits his father´s title and assumes command of his lands. Churchill´s style brings to mind the vibrancy of Conn Iggulden and will enthrall fans of Bernard Cornwell and Ben Kane. William the Bastard, boy Duke of Normandy, is alone in a world filled with enemies. His father, Robert, is dead, and the men chosen to protect William are falling prey, one by one, to a conspiracy controlled and manipulated by a man who has spent a lifetime being mocked and ridiculed but now burns with the need to be feared and obeyed. In England two women, equally matched in their beauty, strength and limitless ambition, seek power through their sons. They wield no swords and command no armies, but their struggles for the crown are as bitter as any war. And between them stands Godwin, Earl of Wessex, seeking to build a dynasty that will outlast them all. One day William will join the struggle for dominion over England. But for now he must fight just to survive, to reach manhood and then to impose his will on those who would oppose him. Including the young woman he wants for his wife. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Russell Bentley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/head/000474/bk_head_000474_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Oliver Webber has a secret. In fact, his family has been the keepers of this secret for thousands of years. What he doesn´t know is that the ancient evil that his family has guarded has just been loosed, and Oliver is the only person on earth that can stop it. People everywhere are disappearing, an evil madman dead-set on ripping the very fabric of our existence, and a demon possessed civil war general seeking revenge, set the Mississippi Delta on the edge of annihilation. Oliver Webber, along with his girlfriend, his dog, and a crazy conspiracy nut, fight against time and a secret death cult to find his destiny as the Seventh Son of a Seventh Son. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son mixes elements of magical realism, time travel, alternate history, and urban fantasy with a coming of age tale with heart. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patrick Conn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/055416/bk_acx0_055416_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kidnap, murder, slander, and a legend unearthed... 1483: King Edward IV dies, leaving two innocent young princes in line to the throne. But when scandal and conspiracy explodes around their claim, Richard of Gloucester is proclaimed king. Shortly after, the princes vanish, and storm clouds begin to gather around the newly crowned King Richard III. Fighter, philanderer, and royal spy Henry Morane is tasked with investigating the princes´ disappearance, the attempted kidnap of the exiled Lancastrian leader Henry Tudor and the hunting out of traitors amid Richard´s supporters. And at the bloody battle of Bosworth Field, King Richard and Henry Morane will face a fatal trial that will dictate the path of history. With the mystery of C. J. Sansom and the epic adventure of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell, Robert Farrington´s thrilling novel brings to life King Richard III as we now know him. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Barrett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/twuk/000774/bk_twuk_000774_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If you don´t know Simon Scarrow, you don´t know Rome! Under the Eagle is the gripping first novel in Simon Scarrow´s best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. A must-read for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. AD 42, Germany. Tough, brutal and unforgiving. That´s how new recruit Cato is finding life in the Roman Second Legion. He may have contacts in high places, but he could really use a friend amongst his fellow soldiers right now. Cato has been promoted above his comrades at the order of the Emperor and is deeply resented by the other men. But he quickly earns the respect of his Centurion, Macro, a battle-hardened veteran as rough and ready as Cato is quick-witted and well-educated. They are poles apart, but soon realise they have a lot to learn from one another. On a campaign to Britannia - a land of utter barbarity - an enduring friendship begins. But as they undertake a special mission to thwart a conspiracy against the Emperor they rapidly find themselves in a desperate fight to survive.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Thorpe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/head/000272/bk_head_000272_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.