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DODGE CITY: WYATT EARP, BAT MASTERSON AND THE WICKEDEST TOWN IN THE AMERICAN WEST

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DODGE CITY TOM CALVIN

Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before long, Dodge City’s streets were lined with saloons and brothels and its populace was thick with gunmen, horse thieves, and desperadoes of every sort. By the 1870s, Dodge City was known as the most violent and turbulent town in the West.

Enter Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. Young and largely self-trained men, the lawmen led the effort that established frontier justice and the rule of law in the American West, and did it in the wickedest place in the United States. When they moved on, Wyatt to Tombstone and Bat to Colorado, a tamed Dodge was left in the hands of Jim Masterson. But before long Wyatt and Bat, each having had a lawman brother killed, returned to that threatened western Kansas town to team up to restore order…

RIOT

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RIOTTILLIE COLE

Stolen by the Arziani Georgian crime mob as a child, 152 was raised and conditioned to be a Mona—the most subservient of the Arziani Blood Pit slaves.

Gorgeous and kind, she has been and under the imprisoning influence of the Type B drug and under the command of the Blood Pit Master’s sister, Mistress Arziani, for most of her life, until the Master calls her back home to Georgia.

He wants her under his total control, and Master always gets what he wants.

But when 152 is gifted to the Blood Pit’s fearsome champion death match fighter as a prize, 152 suddenly finds out that the men who appear most brutal, may just own the kindest hearts. And love may be found, even when living in hell.

Freedom, family, love, 152 will have to fight for what she wants and ultimately make an impossible choice.

PAT'S REVIEW;

This is I believe the last book in the series and though at times this book was slow in certain spots, overall it was a good story. This one focuses on mostly still on the …

THE LITTLE WAGONS

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THE LITTLE WAGONSCROZIER GREEN

The Little Wagons is a fictional novel that captures the turmoil of late nineteenth-century Sicily, when the reverse alchemy of greed and violence forever changed the emerging Cosa Nostra from benevolent gold into corrupted base-metal. The horrors of slavery and oppression forged revolutions and rebels in equal measure, and within this cornucopia of nepotism and brutality, hostility and passion are pitted against endemic hegemony. With protagonists as fiery as Mount Etna itself, and equally unpredictable, The Little Wagons shows how poverty and despair become the omnipotent catalysts of vengeful change

PAT'S REVIEW;

This an excellent story of the mafia in Sicily in the nineteenth century. Taking you from the sulfur mines, to prisons, and the life in the village and the men who control the jobs. There are celebrations, payoffs, back stabbing, knife fights, and prison breaks. There is also a love story but she does not want to marry the man her father pic…

HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE WILD

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HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE WILDSAM MARTIN & CHRISTIAN CASUCCI




Be prepared physically and mentally for anything that may happen while you're enjoying the great outdoors. This earth-friendly guide covers helpful equipment and tools, finding food and water sources, building shelter, fire safety, first aid, and getting around with and without maps. It offers practical, field-tested advice in clear, easy-to-follow instructions, charts, and guides. Whether you're on a camping trip or planning to relocate to a simpler existence, How to Survive in the Wild offers valuable tips and techniques for keeping all your bases covered in Mother Nature's house!

PAT'S REVIEW;

This is an excellent book for either the weekend person or someone who has gone out to the wilderness and needs just a refresher on things. People always think they know what they will do if something should happen to them, or nothing will happen, but that is not always the case. Most people don’t take a compass with th…

LET'S WELCOME AUTHOR OF: THE ONE – Kristin Vayden Interview

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LET’S WELCOME 
THE AUTHOR OF:THE ONE
KRISTIN VAYDEN
Rad-Reader:  Why this story?  Where did the idea come from?
Kristin:   It started out as a bit of a satirical piece, that just kinda teased about some of the current stereotypes in romance. But once I started, I had this really clear idea of who "Kirby" was, and how he fit into the picture. Meredith, the main character, reminds me a lot of myself, while Kirby has several traits that are strong in my husband's personality, so once I started, the book really flowed quickly and easily.

Rad-Reader:  The bantering, joking, and fighting filled with a friendship.  Where did that come from?  How did you find that happy medium?
Kristin:  It's always hard to find that happy medium, in any book. But with Kirby and Meredith, it was their history that gave the balance the book needed.  The fact that Kirby and 'Merry' had this antagonistic history really added a depth to the book that gave me a lot of room to mess with their r…