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Under the Bus: Domestic Violence and the Unfair Treatment of Ray Rice by the NFL and Media
In February of 2014, NFL running back Ray Rice and his fiancée Janay Palmer got into a violent physical fight at an Atlantic City casino. Footage from security cameras showed Rice callously dragging the unconscious body of his fiancée from the elevator. The public was incensed by the heartless mistreatment of this woman. In the police report, Rice admitted to police that he did punch and knock her unconscious inside the elevator, for which he ...
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
Jon Krakauer’s literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. He now shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own borders, taking readers inside isolated American communities where some 40,000 Mormon Fundamentalists still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of ...
Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny. At the age of thirty-five, Fanny Van de ...
Under the Dome: A Novel
Now available in a TV tie-in edition to the hit series, Stephen King’s #1 New York Times bestselling tour-de-force that The Washington Post called “powerful” and “harrowing” follows the apocalyptic course of events when one Maine town is physically cut off from the rest of the world. On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester’s Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by ...
Under A Paper Moon (Polkadot Mystery Series Book 1)
Dotsie Bradbury thought she had fine-tuned the recipe for a perfect life – marry a loving man, live on a quiet lake and open Polkadot’s Café and Catering. That was until she was hired by the Anderson’s, seasonal residents on the big lake, to cater their daughter’s late-summer wedding. She thought her biggest worry was the bridezilla quotient, but instead, the appetizer turns out to be the brother of the bride’s arraignment, the salad ...
Under a Raging Moon: Part One (A Werewolf Romance for Three Book 1)
Punk Rawk Books, 2014
Piper Wainwright’s only interest in Kale Morgan is to seduce and manipulate him. She’s here to find a priceless necklace and steal it. Yeah, she’s a thief. It’s not the most glamorous of occupations, but it pays the bills. Besides, Piper left innocence behind a long time ago, the night the wolf inside her burst out and caused pain and mayhem. This is who she is now. No apologies. There’s only one problem with Kale. He’s not ...
Under the Boardwalk (A Pajaro Bay Cozy Mystery + Sweet Romance)
Pajaro Bay Publishing, 2014
Looking for a light and breezy, feel-good beach read? You've found it in Pajaro Bay. Wounded artist Hallie Reed comes to Pajaro Bay for a summer job at the town's funky old amusement park. But when she wakes up after a mysterious car accident with a gap in her memory, she soon discovers the missing hour is the key to uncovering a secret that could get her killed. Danger, romance, and a new beginning await Hallie during her summer at the ...
Under the Trees
Cliffhanger Press, LLC, 2014
Desperate to prevent an abusive arranged marriage, Princess Araya flees to a neighboring kingdom, only to land at the mercy of the impulsive Crown Prince Thoredmund, who provides refuge in a secluded forest and teaches her survival skills. Her surprise at the unexpected hold the prince has on her heart mirrors his shock at falling for the one girl he can’t have. As the young couple’s feelings for each other grow, the fragile alliance ...
Private Down Under
Grand Central Publishing
The world's most exclusive detective agency opens a new office - in Australia! With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors . . . Craig Gisto and his newly formed team have barely raised their glasses, however, when a young Asian ...
Under the Egg
Laura Marx Fitzgerald
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Chasing Vermeer in this clever middle grade debut When Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather’s painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance masterpiece underneath. That’s great news for Theo, who’s struggling to hang onto her family’s two-hundred-year-old townhouse and support her unstable mother on her ...
Under This Beautiful Dome: A Senator, A Journalist, and the Politics of Gay Love in America
One of the greatest love stories I have ever heard played out right here, under this beautiful dome. But it was a secret. . . . Penny and Terry just wanted what so many people wantto express their love through marriage.” Illinois Representative Ann Williams Under This Beautiful Dome tells the true story of journalist Terry Mutchler's secret five-year relationship with Penny Severns, an Illinois State Senator who mentored Barack ...
Under Vegas (A Trent Walker Supernatural Thriller Book 2)
Supernatural Suspense in the Tunnels Beneath Las Vegas ----------------------------- Mentalist Trent Walker is looking forward to a relaxing one-week gig in one of his favorite towns--Las Vegas. But as usual, things never work out the way they're supposed to for Trent. At his second show, a mysterious woman tries to convince Trent that he is possessed by an avenging spirit and destined to save her and her friends from a supernatural ...
Under the Knife: Murder in a Honolulu hospital
Severn House Publishers
For David Ransom, it begins as an open-and-shut case. Malpractice. As attorney for a grieving family, he's determined to hang a negligent doctor. Then Dr. Kate Chesne storms into his office, dating him to seek out the truth -- that she's being framed. First, it was Kate's career that was in jeopardy. Then, when another body is discovered, David begins to believe her. Suddenly, it's much more. Somewhere in the Honolulu hospital, a killer walks ...
Under a Raging Moon: Part Two (A Werewolf Romance for Three Book 2)
Punk Rawk Books, 2014
Piper Wainwright is still trying to turn up a priceless necklace, but she’s not having much luck. A chance encounter with one of the elder werewolves in town puts her on the radar of the werewolf conclave. Kidnapped, she discovers that she’s a hot commodity in this town—an unattached female werewolf of breeding age. The conclave is not about to let her go. They want her mated to one of their men and settled. Now, held captive in a ...
Under the Never Sky
Fighting to survive in a ravaged world, a Dweller and a Savage form an unlikely alliance in New York Times bestselling author Veronica Rossi's "unforgettable dystopian masterpiece" (Examiner.com). Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland—known as The Death Shop—are slim. Then Aria meets an Outsider named Perry. He's wild—a savage—and her only hope of staying alive. ...
Under the Black Ensign (Stories from the Golden Age)
Galaxy Press, 2008
Long before Captain Jack Sparrow raised hell with the Pirates of the Caribbean, Tom Bristol sailed to hell and back Under the Black Ensign. That’s where the real adventure begins. Bristol’s had plenty of bad luck in his life. Press-ganged into serving aboard a British vessel, he’s felt the cruel captain’s lash on his back. Then, freed from his servitude by pirates, his good fortune immediately takes a bad turn . . . as the pirates ...
Under By Treaty (SciFi Romance)
He’s hers by treaty. She wants his devotion. General Jaden is a thorn in the Qui’s side. Ambassador Sonil is on Earth to extract him by treaty. When Jaden is stripped naked then caged, he gets a taste of how far she will go to ensure he is worthy of serving the Qui Empress. Her training is ruthless and alien rules apply. Failure is not an option; saving Earth from annihilation requires Jaden’s complete surrender. But Sonil demands ...
Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi
Samuel M. Katz
St. Martin's Griffin
The New York Times bestselling inside account of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged firefight, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the American ...
Boxed Set: Under The Billionaire's Command- Vol. 1-4
Mahogany Publications, 2014
***Under The Billionaire's Command Vol. 1-4 is now available as a boxed set!*** College graduate Kristen Summers is having no luck landing a job. All she wants to do is make her mark in the world to make her family proud. But when she has an unexpected encounter with a lusty stranger, everything in her life is bound to change. As things quickly steam up between Kristen and her enticing lover, she struggles to keep their sizzling fling a ...
Under The Billionaire's Command 5
Mahogany Publications, 2014
After her traumatic experience, Kristen decides to move on with her life, this time playing by her own rules. But will she ever get another chance at love? Find out in the fifth installment of Under the Billionaire’s Command.
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