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The Patriot Threat

Author : Steve Berry
ISBN : 9781444795431
Genre : Fiction
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A provocative thriller for fans of Dan Brown and David Baldacci, from the top-ten New York Times bestselling author. The 16th Amendment to the Constitution legalized federal income tax, but what if there were problems with the 1913 ratification of that amendment? Problems that call into question decades of tax collecting, and could even bring down the US economy. There is a surprising truth to this possibility - a truth wholly entertained by Steve Berry in this fast-paced thriller. His protagonist, Cotton Malone, once a member of an elite intelligence division within the Justice Department known as the Magellan Billet, is now retired. But when his former-boss, Stephanie Nelle, asks him to track a rogue North Korean who may have acquired some top secret Treasury Department files - the kind that could bring the United States to its knees. Malone is vaulted into a harrowing twenty-four-hour chase that begins on the water in Venice and ends in the remote highlands of Croatia. With appearances by Franklin Roosevelt, Andrew Mellon, and a curious painting that still hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Steve Berry's trademark mix of history and suspense is 90% fact and 10% exciting speculation.
Category: Fiction

The Unseen War

Author : Benjamin Benjamin Lambeth
ISBN : 9781612513126
Genre : History
File Size : 76.17 MB
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The Unseen War offers a comprehensive assessment of the air contribution to the three weeks of major combat that ended the rule of Iraq’s Saddam Hussein in 2003. Unlike in the earlier instance of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, the role of allied air power in the nation’s second war against Iraq was not apparent to most observers, since the land offensive began concurrently with the air offensive and the overwhelming majority of the reporters who accompanied allied forces into combat were embedded with ground units. Even today, the air war history of Operation Iraqi Freedom remains largely unreported, despite the fact that American air assets, aided substantially by the air contributions of the United Kingdom and Australia, played a key role in enabling the prompt achievement of the coalition’s immediate campaign goals. Lambeth’s work fills a long-standing gap in the literature on modern warfare by telling that story of the role of airpower for the first time in the fullest detail.
Category: History

The Cotton Malone Series 9 Book Bundle

Author : Steve Berry
ISBN : 9780812987850
Genre : Fiction
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Featuring the signature character of New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry, the Cotton Malone novels fuse page-turning suspense and fascinating historical insight into one heart-stopping thriller after another. “In Malone, Berry has created a classic, complex hero.”—USA Today A former Justice Department operative who can’t seem to stay out of trouble, Cotton Malone has crisscrossed the globe on electrifying quests. With the smart and sexy Cassiopeia Vitt by his side, Malone faces down the world’s deadliest terrorists, assassins, and con men—and unravels some of history’s most legendary and iconic mysteries along the way. Now in one exclusive eBook bundle are the first nine novels of Steve Berry’s extraordinary series: THE TEMPLAR LEGACY THE ALEXANDRIA LINK THE VENETIAN BETRAYAL THE CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT THE PARIS VENDETTA THE EMPEROR’S TOMB THE JEFFERSON KEY THE KING’S DECEPTION THE LINCOLN MYTH Also includes the eBook short stories “The Balkan Escape,” “The Devil’s Gold,” and “The Admiral’s Mark,” as well as the novella The Tudor Plot! Praise for Steve Berry and his Cotton Malone novels “Steve Berry gets better and better with each new book.”—The Huffington Post “Berry has become the king of intrigue. You don’t just read a Steve Berry novel. You live it.”—James Rollins “Berry raises this genre’s stakes.”—The New York Times “I love this guy.”—#1 internationally bestselling author Lee Child “Malone, a hero with a personal stake in the proceedings, is a welcome respite from the cold, calculating superspies who litter the genre.”—Entertainment Weekly “Richly detailed and fantastically suspenseful, this thriller grips the reader for a wild literary ride that continues until the very last page.”—Tucson Citizen, on The Templar Legacy “Bigger than life . . . The reader will be engaged from the first page, thrilled by the story, entertained by the characters, and spellbound by the author’s sheer bravado. A must for high-adventure thriller fans.”—Booklist, on The Venetian Betrayal “[An] amazing blend of suspense and history . . . [Readers] cannot go wrong with Cotton Malone.”—Library Journal, on The Paris Vendetta “A superbly paced novel of mystery and adventure . . . [Berry’s] love of history resonates throughout this lively and imaginative tale.”—The Denver Post, on The Jefferson Key “A Dan Brown-ian secular conspiracy about the Virgin Queen driving nonstop international intrigue.”—Kirkus Reviews, on The King’s Deception
Category: Fiction

The Lincoln Myth 101 Amazing Facts You Didn T Know

Author : G Whiz
ISBN : 9781501495991
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What are the amazing facts of The Lincoln Myth by Steve Berry? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) The Lincoln Myth G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

False Patriots

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ISBN : 9780788131325
Genre : Left-wing extremists
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Discusses the actions that anti governmental "patriots" have taken in America. Who they are, what they believe (conspiracy theories, patriot enemies, divine mandate), operations they have carried out, and histories of their leaders. Includes a list of more than 800 patriot organizations and paramilitary training sites and groups which are active in every state, including 441 unauthorized militia groups. Profiles the most notorious leaders in history. Examines OK City Bombing, Amtrak passenger train derailment, etc. Glossary and bibliography. Photos.
Category: Left-wing extremists

U S A Patriot Act Of 2001

Author : Howard Ball
ISBN : 9781851097227
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Outlines the state of national security before September 11, 2001, the USA PATRIOT ACT passed in response to 9/11, the civil liberties questions posed by the act, and the players on both sides.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

No Greater Threat

Author : C. William Michaels
ISBN : 9780875861692
Genre : Political Science
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A pertinent analysis of the "USA Patriot Act," based on meticulous legal research and straight talk, points to America's ominous evolution into a national security state. "In this very important study, C. W. Michaels gives us a unique guide and commentar.
Category: Political Science

Spying In America In The Post 9 11 World Domestic Threat And The Need For Change

Author : Ronald A. Marks
ISBN : 9780313391422
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines the realities of living in the United States after the events of September 11th, 2001, and evaluates the challenges in gathering internal intelligence without severely compromising personal liberties. • Maps clarify America's security threats in a global and domestic context • Photographs depict historic events like the attacks of September 11, 2001, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the signing of the U.S. Constitution • Includes a bibliography of reference sources and recommended reading as well as an index of interviewees and quotations • A glossary explains the most commonly used terms in intelligence and homeland security
Category: Political Science

Usa Patriot Act

Author : Loren Yager
ISBN : 9781437911411
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Since 9/11, the U.S. has established tools to address the threat to the U.S. financial system of money laundering and terrorist financing. One tool is Sect. 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act, which authorizes the Treasury Dept. to prohibit U.S. financial institutions from maintaining certain accounts for foreign banks if they involve foreign jurisdictions or institutions found to be of primary money laundering concern. To make this finding, Treasury examines several factors and issues a proposed rule announcing its intent to apply Sect. 311 restrictions. This report examines: (1) the process used to implement Sect. 311 restrictions; (2) the process Treasury follows to finalize or withdraw a proposed rule; and (3) how Treasury assesses the impact of Sect. 311. Illustrations.

How Patriotic Is The Patriot Act

Author : Amitai Etzioni
ISBN : 9781135929961
Genre : Political Science
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In this short book, Etzioni, the well-known and respected public intellectual and communitarian thinker, charts a middle course, or third way 'between those who are committed to shore up our liberties but blind to the needs of public security, as well as those who never met a right they are not willing to curtail to give authorities an even freer hand.' This book will prove a useful guide for citizens looking for a thought provoking, well-reasoned and sober analysis of one of the hot button issues of our time.
Category: Political Science