Prohibition conjures many images from speakeasies to mobsters, and the history of this movement is anything but simple. From the beginning this country has had a close relationship with alcohol, even more so then today. So it is surprising that what began as a small grass roots movement
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It is troubled times for the Duchy of Khalakovo even with their great windships and trade. The tension grows between the landed ruling classes and the native population of the Aramahn that could erupt into violence. At the same time a wasting disease is killing both people and crops that weakens the Duchy further. It seems that nothing could get worse until
The nine alumni of the Damien Anderson’s Detective Training Agency have gathered at an isolated house in the woods for a class reunion. It’s the perfect setting for a murder
A third of the human population has died, and within ten years humanity will be extinct. Desperate, an isolated medical laboratory known as the crypt has been established to research ANSD or zombiism. There is no going back for the doctors at the crypt – there is only the cure or death.
Best-selling author Erik Larson returns with an emotional narrative about a family that unknowingly steps into the dangers of a turbulent Germany. Hitler had just become the chancellor, and violence grows as the struggle for power continues. The old Germany was gone and a new reality emerged that carried with it suspicion and the threat of death.
Leo Desroches’s luck ran out long ago when his gambling habit lost him his family and job as a reporter. Then things began to turn around when he was given a second chance to write for Edmonton’s newspaper. Despite his inner demons, this is an opportunity he doesn’t want to waste. This time he’s the first reporter to arrive at a murder scene, and now he’s been given a chance for a scoop-
Being the last one standing is no reward. Eric Grainer and his crew have been hunting werewolves and Marlowe is Grainer’s final prize. Actually, Marlowe is tired- of life, emotion, everything. He’s well over a hundred years old
The General has lost his mind and the Red Valley Republic is gone. What is left is the endless war between the Line and the Gun. For those in the West there is little choice but to stay out of the way, since the Line only offers the constant advancement of their machines and industry, and the Gun whose power is in the hands of demons and chaos.
Crossing the street can be dangerous especially for a young family of geese that are run over by an insensitive driver. The only witness to the act is so angered that he enlists the services of Teddy Ruzak of The Highly Effective Detection & Investigation Company to find the heartless driver. Teddy doesn’t have a PI license or any experience, and this is his first case
The neighborhood of Mount Hope in Providence, Rhode Island has taken a deadly beating with nine house fires in three months leaving five dead. There doesn’t seem to be any obvious connection between the fires, and there are a multitude of suspects from the mob to a possible firebug. Worse yet, the investigators are completely incompetent
Legends abound and the truth seems to be just out of sight for Phelan Cle. He’s training to be a bard, and he has one final paper to write before he graduates. He wants to pick a topic he thinks will be easy but finds quite the opposite.