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Black Stella By Thomas Moore
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In 1969 and 1970 the war in Vietnam was raging. Soldiers were dying from combat. Some were dying from pure heroin coming from within South Vietnam. It was killing American GIs. This is a Splinters... More > mystery followed by the other three, A Creepy Time, The Inspector Disappears and A Grave Thing To Happen. It is a story of four soldiers caught up in a murder mystery only they can solve before they leave country. It is a story of four soldiers who have a solid friendship in country and who help one another out of a tangled mess.< Less
Into The Black Sun By Daniel F. Conroy
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“A fast paced, can’t-put-it-down, rollicking adventure story. Our heroes are a pure product of American wild mind, paranoia and restlessness. The ‘encounter’ with Vice... More > President Shadow-cum-Lucifer is a transformative bit of prose. Conroy’s writing packs a wallop – sharp, tight, witty.” Anne Waldman - The Naropa Institute Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics< Less
Black and Mormon? By Derrick Reese
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After my family and I converted to the LDS church in July 2015 we have experienced many personalities and teachings in the church. The hardest aspect to swallow was a doctrine of racism by way of the... More > curse of Cain and of "Lamanites" known to Mormons as Native-Americans. The desire now for the church to move forward past statements by former Presidents and "apostles" is there but is the reason religious good will, or only for financial and "privileged" gain?< Less
Black Orchid By Ian Millsted
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‘Why didn’t I leave after the cricket?’ Murder in a country house. Steam trains and vintage cars. Gentlemen playing cricket. Hidden passageways. What could be more familiar or safe... More > to the 10 million viewers who watched this on its initial broadcast in 1982? But this is Doctor Who, so nothing should be taken at face value. With a tragic figure imprisoned in a secret part of the house, Black Orchid (1982) is clearly mining literary traditions. The portrayal of mental and physical injury invites the viewer to examine their own prejudices. Similarly ambiguous is the representation of the native South American outsider who guards the former great white explorer. Oh, and there may be the odd mention of cricket as well.< Less
The Black Cat By Edgar Allan Poe
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"The Black Cat" is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post. It is a study of the psychology of... More > guilt, often paired in analysis with Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart".[2] In both, a murderer carefully conceals his crime and believes himself unassailable, but eventually breaks down and reveals himself, impelled by a nagging reminder of his guilt. The story is presented as a first-person narrative using an unreliable narrator. He is a condemned man at the outset of the story. The narrator tells us that from an early age he has loved animals.< Less
Black Jade By Michael Fay
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The introduction of a new weapon in the Middle East could upset the balance of power that has held for years. American Special Operations agent Eric Lantz and Mossad agent Rosalind Benjamin must... More > track down the weapon and its creator before it can destroy more lives and property. But, finding the weapon is only the first step. As the weapon is found and neutralized, a plot to destroy the financial systems of the western economies comes to light. Now Lantz and Benjamin must work both sides of the Atlantic to prevent a financial catastrophe unprecedented in human history, and discover the identity of Black Jade.< Less
No Black Heroes By Ron Bailey
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What is it like to be a black police officer in America? How do we as African American officers serve our communities that, in many ways, hate us? What does it feel like to be distrusted by the very... More > culture you came from? And how can we address the hatred of those in policing who don’t want us involved in law enforcement? Many of those answers will be revealed in what I have endured and documented as an African America police officer with 30 years of service. The material in this memoir is inspired by true events, supported by court cases, police files, newspaper articles, various documents and personal recollections.< Less
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Black Thursday By Martin Caidin
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Martin Caidin's Black Thursday tells the exciting story of the United States Air Force's massive bombing raid into Nazi Germany's industrial heartland on Thursday, October 14, 1943. On that fateful... More > day two hundred and ninety-one hulking B-17 Flying Fortresses - escorted by squadrons of nimble P-47 Thunderbolts – miraculously fought their way through swarms of Messerschmitt Me-109's, Focke-Wulf FW-190's, Heinkel He-113's and more on their way to cripple the enemy's vital ball-bearings plant at Schweinfurt. Sixty of the B-17's never returned, and six hundred and fifty men died. It was the highest casualty toll that the United States Air Force had ever suffered and the day became known as 'Black Thursday.' *Annotated edition with page notes and added images *Revised text with modern American spelling and punctuation.< Less
Magician in Black By Michael J. Merry
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At least 62 verified plots to assassinate Adolph Hitler took place between 1932 and 1944. None succeeded. When threats appeared in the early 30’s, Hitler told Heinrich Himmler,... More > Reichsführer-SS, he required someone who might ‘be trusted with his life’. Based on these needs, Himmler had his protégé, Reinhard Heydrich, head of the German Security Services, seek someone to perform the task. His choice was Dieter Goff, a WWI veteran, now a police officer in Berlin. Goff became known as ‘The Magician in Black’ due to his talent for extracting confessions without violence. Hitler, Goebbels, and Göering all admired him for his success, and as head of the Führer Protection Unit of the SD, he became a Brigadier. However, in 1937, disillusioned with Hitler, he defected to the Americans and helped to found what was to be the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, later the CIA. This is Goff’s story.< Less

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