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Tenacity, Ron Coury

Business & Finance, Memoir & Biography, Military NonFiction, NonFiction

Tenacity chronicles the evolution of entrepreneur Ron Coury, a major business figure in Las Vegas, Nevada and the surrounding western states.  As Coury, a former U.S. Marine, climbed the ladder toward his success, he faced a barrage of constraints including political and police corruption, bribery, coercion and even death threats. Along the way, he also had … Read more

The Enemy Inside Me, Brandi Benson

Grief & Hardship, Medical, Memoir & Biography, Military NonFiction, Self-Help & Motivational

Brandi Benson had only recently come into her new life as a soldier in the U.S. Army when she was sent to wartime Iraq, just months after basic training. She forms a mental picture of the threats she might face, composed of M16s, hand grenades, and land mines. Her first encounter with a dangerous threat … Read more

The Last Saturday Of October, Douglas Gilbert

Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, History NonFiction, Literature & Fiction, Military Fiction, Military NonFiction, NonFiction

The new breed of submarine thriller – based on a true story. A reenactment of the most pivotal moment in human history about a hero’s sacrifice, courage, and actions during the Cold War. Russia, 1962. Vasili Arkhipov is assigned to a Soviet diesel submarine above the Arctic Circle. From childhood, he’s dreamed of escaping his … Read more

Italy Invades, Christopher Kelly & Stuart Laycock

Civilization & Culture, History NonFiction, Military NonFiction, NonFiction

Italy Invades, full of restless adventurers, canny generals, and the occasional scoundrel, is a fast-paced and compelling read, the perfect sequel to America Invades. Recreating their success with America Invades, Christopher Kelly and Stuart Laycock take another global tour, this time starting from Italy and exploring that country’s military involvements throughout the ancient and modern … Read more

America Invades, Christopher Kelly

Civilization & Culture, Guidebook and Textbook, History NonFiction, Military NonFiction, NonFiction, Reference

Americans have invaded nearly half the world’s countries and been militarily involved with all the rest, except Andorra, Bhutan and Liechtenstein. Christopher Kelly and Stuart Laycock take you on a global tour of America’s military activity around the world from the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli and everywhere in-between. Whatever your political … Read more

America Invaded: A State by State Guide to Fighting on American Soil, Christopher Kelly

Civilization & Culture, Guidebook and Textbook, History NonFiction, Military NonFiction, NonFiction, Reference

Have you ever wondered why some towns in Texas have French names? Or why there’s a statue of a Shawnee chief at the US Naval Academy? Or what coastal wildlife refuges have to do with American fears of invasion? And what the Olive Oil Riot in Montana was really all about? America Invaded has the … Read more

Friend Grief and the Military: Band of Friends, Victoria Noe

Civilization & Culture, Grief & Hardship, Health & Well Being, Military NonFiction, NonFiction, Self-Help & Motivational

“They were killing my friends.” That was how Medal of Honor recipient Audie Murphy justified his heroic actions in World War II. As long as there have been wars, men and women in the military have watched their friends die. Experts warn that delaying our grief will complicate our lives. But what about those who … Read more