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The Doryman's Reflection

by Paul Molyneaux Seahorse (July 25, 2017)

What happens when the oceans are emptied of all their fish? What happens when three hundred years of human knowledge and expertise disappear before the onslaught of the technology-driven world?

The Doryman’s...


Crossing the Bar

by Paul Lobo Seahorse (September 06, 2016)

There is nothing placid about San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, daring rescues, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama and tension. Captain Paul Lobo knows that better...


The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton

by Allan McLane Hamilton & Willard Sterne Randall Racehorse (November 08, 2016)

The life of Alexander Hamilton is certainly one of great complexity and controversy and, as a result, has been of great interest to the general public for centuries. In the past two hundred years, there have...


of this earth

by Rudy Wiebe Good Books (November 01, 2007)

Rudy Wiebe has written award-winning fiction for decades. He is recognized as one of Canada's finest literary treasures. Twice he has received Canada's most prestigious prize for fiction writing: The Governor-General's...


Nightwatch: An Inquiry Into Solitude

by Robert Rhodes Good Books (June 01, 2009)

          What would compel a daily newspaper journalist, raised in an affluent family in the South, to abandon his career and embark on a spiritual odyssey that would take him, his wife, and young...


6 Below

by Davin Seay Good Books (September 26, 2017)

In this riveting first-person account, former Olympian and professional hockey player Eric LeMarque tells a harrowing tale of survival—of how, with only a lightweight jacket and thin wool hat, he survived...


Grief, Grace and Hope

by Pakisha Tshimika Good Books (November 01, 2008)

          Overcoming nearly insurmountable physical disabilities, as well as personal tragedies that would derail the lives of many people, Pakisa Tshimika has experienced a life that has inspired countless...


Jumping Into Empty Space

by Ernst Bergen Good Books (November 01, 2008)

          Ernst Bergen had good reason to say no when the President of his country asked him to join his cabinet. Massive corruption was considered the ordinary course of business in Paraguay and had...


Sunlight Through Dusty Windows

by Dorcas Smucker Good Books (September 05, 2017)

Imagine raising six spirited kids on a grass farm—today. Newspaper columnist Dorcas Smucker and her brood live out their days in full view in this collection of musings—picking blueberries while watching...


Entering the Wild

by Assorted Good Books (May 01, 2012)

          Award-winning and beloved poet, Jean Janzen, has written her memoir. Although she writes here in prose, Janzen's poetic voice is unmistakably present. And so she takes the reader with her...


House Calls and Hitching Posts

by Dorcas Hoover Good Books (January 06, 2015)

          Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls...


Slobberknocker

by Jim Ross, Paul O'Brien & Scott E. Williams Sports Publishing (October 03, 2017)

The Wrestling Biography You’ve Been Waiting For!

There are few people who have been in the wrestling business longer than Jim Ross. And those who have made it as long as he has (half a century to be exact)...


Clyde the Glide

by Kerry Eggers, Clyde Drexler & Jim Nantz Sports Publishing (October 03, 2011)

Through his fifteen-year career as an NBA player, Clyde Drexler played with elegance and flair, leadership and poise, integrity and an ability to come through in the clutch. He led the Portland Trail Blazers...


When the 49ers Were Kings

by Gordon Forbes Sports Publishing (September 04, 2018)

In 1979, San Francisco was in turmoil attempting to recover from the assassination of two of its leaders: Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. The troubled city was in need of an emotional boost...


Facing Wayne Gretzky

by Brian Kennedy Sports Publishing (October 14, 2014)

Wayne Gretzky holds the records for the most goals, assists, and points scored in a career, in addition to about 60 other records. These feats, in tandem with his exceptional on-ice performances, earned him...


Tales from the Green Bay Packers Sideline

by Chuck Carlson Sports Publishing (February 10, 2011)

The victory and legend of the Super Bowl XLV winning Green Bay Packers continues in Chuck Carlson’s Tales from the Green Bay Packers Sideline. In this behind-the-scenes look at the NFL’s second oldest franchise,...


Legends of Pro Wrestling

by Tim Hornbaker Sports Publishing (January 03, 2017)

Legends of Pro Wrestling offers the first comprehensive look at the entire world of wrestling. With detailed biographies and never-before-seen statistics of some of the greatest athletes in the sport, you will...


Jim Otto

by Jim Otto & Dave Newhouse Sports Publishing (July 01, 2012)

Jim Otto is generally reconized as one of the greatest and most durable offensive centers the game of football has ever seen. He wasn't drafted by any NFL team so he joined the Oakland Raiders of the new AFL,...


Facing the Green Bay Packers

by Chuck Carlson & Ron Wolf Sports Publishing (August 09, 2016)

Over the course of nearly one hundred years, just a handful of NFL teams have enjoyed success across multiple decades. There’s absolutely no doubt which franchise the fans in Wisconsin would put at the top...


Tales from the Minnesota Vikings Sideline

by Bill Williamson & Eric Thompson Sports Publishing (October 03, 2017)

Take a journey from the infant stages of football in Minnesota up through the Vikings’ four Super Bowl appearances in Bill Williamson and Eric Thompson’s Tales from the Minnesota Vikings Sideline.

For more...


Game of My Life LSU Tigers

by Marty Mulé & Ted Lewis Sports Publishing (August 01, 2017)

A continuing and ongoing drama, LSU football has been marked by a string of improbable victories and sometimes valiant defeats. Game of My Life LSU Tigers is the chronicle of more than thirty-five of the greatest...


I Should Be Dead By Now

by Dennis Rodman & Jack Isenhour Sports Publishing (February 19, 2013)

Whether it was helping Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls win three consecutive NBA titles in the 1990s, or showing up to a book signing in a dress and full makeup, Dennis Rodman has always distinguished himself...


We Did Everything But Win

by George Grimm & Emile Francis Sports Publishing (September 05, 2017)

We Did Everything But Win: An Oral History of the Emile Francis Era New York Rangers (1964–1976) is an entertaining account of one of the most exciting and unforgettable periods in the history of the Broadway...


Bears by the Numbers

by Lew Freedman Sports Publishing (September 05, 2017)

What do Al Campana, Frank Dempsey, Stan Wallace, Don Mullins, Gale Sayers, and Steve Trimble all have in common? They all wore number 40 for the Chicago Bears, even though more than four decades passed between...


Backlund

by Robert H. Miller, Bob Backlund & Roddy Piper Sports Publishing (September 15, 2015)

Bob Backlund began life as a poor farm boy in the little village of Princeton, Minnesota, with a population of just over 2,000 people. He was a below-average student with a lackluster work ethic and a bad attitude,...


So You Think You're a Philadelphia Eagles Fan?

by Skip Clayton Sports Publishing (September 05, 2017)

So You Think You’re a Philadelphia Eagles Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of The Birds. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories that bring...


Super Agent

by Jerry Argovitz & J. David Miller Sports Publishing (January 02, 2013)

Super Agent. Maverick. Reformer. Iconoclast. Dealmaker. Dentist? Jerry Argovitz has worn many hats in his remarkable life, both inside and outside of the world of sports. As a player agent representing and advising...


Tales from the New Orleans Saints Sideline

by Jeff Duncan & Peter Finney Sports Publishing (October 09, 2012)

The New Orleans Saints own a rich history that reflects the unique character of their hometown—always colorful, sometimes sinful, and utterly unpredictable. In recent years, the Saints have shaken off their...


Reynolds Remembers: 20 Years with the Sacramento Kings

by Jerry Reynolds Sports Publishing (January 31, 2012)

Jerry Reynolds is an icon as the man behind the Sacramento Kings. As we are taken through his career, he captures the ups, downs, and evolution of the team he has been a part of from the very beginning.

Skyhorse...


Hawkeyes For Life

by Steve Roe Sports Publishing (December 12, 2011)

Hawkeyes for Life shares the passion of devoted University of Iowa sports fans. From watching Nile Kinnick lead the renowned Ironmen in 1939 to following the Hawkeyes to Florida bowl games in recent years, the...


The Heisman Trophy

by Cory McCartney Sports Publishing (November 22, 2016)

The Heisman Trophy covers the full history of the Heisman Trophy, from its first winner, Jay Berwanger, to Notre Dame’s dominating run, and everything in between, up through the 2015 selection of Derrick Henry....


Lou Boudreau

by Russell Schneider, Lou Boudreau, Chuck Heaton & Jack Brickhouse Sports Publishing (June 13, 2017)

The autobiography of a baseball great.

Lou Boudreau is considered one of the most extraordinary men in baseball history. He was a player-manager, an All Star, an MVP, a World Series–winner, and a Hall of Famer....


Full Circle

by Chuck Malkus & Jerry Langton Sports Publishing (April 24, 2018)

Glamour, excitement, and money were thrust upon Miami in the late 1970s. Seemingly overnight, it transformed from a sleepy Southern town famous only for its retirees, to an exciting mix of wealth, style, and...


The Despot's Apprentice

by Brian Klaas & David Talbot Hot Books (November 14, 2017)

”[A] primer on the threat to democracy posed by—and I can’t believe I’m saying this—the current president of the United States.”

—David Litt, New York Times bestselling author

Donald Trump isn’t...


Troll Nation

by Amanda Marcotte Hot Books (April 24, 2018)

“Amanda Marcotte drains the swamp and reveals a Republican Party hijacked by grifters and frauds.” ?David Daley

The election of Donald Trump in 2016, like most of his campaign, came as a shock to many Americans....


The Skorzeny Papers

by Ralph Ganis & Dick Russell Hot Books (June 26, 2018)

In The Skorzeny Papers, the author reveals the details of the post-World War II activities of former SS Commando Otto Skorzeny. Considered by British and American Allied forces as “the most dangerous man in...


Double Cross

by Bettina Giancana, Sam Giancana, Chuck Giancana & Tim Newark Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

One of the most feared Chicago mobsters Sam Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious...


Impact Statement

by Bob Halloran Skyhorse (July 18, 2017)

No one can deny that mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi are two of the most brutal killers in American history—not even the two gangsters themselves. But a jury denied the Davis...


Generation Robot

by Terri Favro Skyhorse (February 06, 2018)

Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human...


Kathleen Turner on Acting

by Kathleen Turner & Dustin Morrow Skyhorse (September 18, 2018)

Few actors have had a career as dynamic as that Kathleen Turner's; success has followed her from the television screen to major blockbusters, from indie films to the theater stage. Over her forty-year career,...


Finn McCool's Football Club

by Stephen Rea Skyhorse (June 27, 2017)

In 2004, Belfast-born Stephen Rea moved to New Orleans, a city where "football" means something entirely different than what it does back home. After struggling to find a place to watch European soccer games,...


You Bet Your Life

by Dave Stevenson & Laura Morton Skyhorse (April 18, 2017)

The rags-to-riches tale of one of the most remarkable figures in horse racing history.

Readers will be left breathless at the edge of their seats by the amazing stories in You Bet Your Life: My Incredible Adventures...


Becoming Abraham Lincoln

by Richard Kigel Skyhorse (June 06, 2017)

Becoming Abraham Lincoln: The Coming of Age of Our Greatest President tells the true story of how this great American hero grew up and became a man. The story begins with Lincoln’s cousin describing the murder...


Lincoln and the Irish

by Niall O'Dowd Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

An unprecedented narrative of the relationship that swung the Civil War.

When Pickett charged at Gettysburg, it was the all-Irish Pennsylvania 69th who held fast while the surrounding regiments broke and ran....


Obroni and the Chocolate Factory

by Steven Wallace Skyhorse (November 21, 2017)

What country makes the best chocolate? Most people would answer "Switzerland," or, if they're discerning, "Belgium" or "France." But, how many cocoa trees grow in Zurich? Lyon? Antwerp? Shouldn't the country...


Flat

by Catherine Guthrie Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

A feminist breast cancer memoir of medical trauma, love, and how she found the strength to listen to her body.

As a young, queer woman, Catherine Guthrie had worked hard to feel at home in her body. However,...


Little Shoes

by Pamela Everett Skyhorse (May 29, 2018)

In the summer of 1937, with the Depression deep and World War II looming, a California triple murder stunned an already grim nation. After a frantic week-long manhunt for the killer, a suspect emerged, and his...


Love and Hate in the Heartland

by Mark Phillips Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

Meet the “deplorables.” Meet the majority that was silent until the election of President Donald Trump. Meet the Middle Americans whom globalism and the modern economy have left behind.

In a collection of...


My Patients Like Treats

by Duncan MacVean Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

It’s all fun and games until somebody ends up in a cone.

Physicians used to make house calls. Today, a few veterinarians still do. Duncan MacVean, DVM, is one such vet. His patients range from cats and dogs...


UFOs and The White House

by William J. Birnes & Joel Martin Skyhorse (February 13, 2018)

The author team that wrote the upcoming Skyhorse title Edison vs. Tesla, as well as The Haunting of the Presidents and other titles about the weird, the supernatural, and the unexplained, turn their attention...