New York City is threatened once again.
In the midst of a local blackout, anomalies are found in two supposedly invulnerable computer systems. Is it merely a glitch? Or is it the work of... More > terrorists planning a larger-scale blackout?
Paul Benson, former Director of the Northeast Regional Transmission Organization, has been brought out of retirement to assist in the investigation. Working with Julie Esposito, a fellow engineer at NERTO, and his friend and mentor, Lew Walker, Benson discovers more than anyone bargained for.
The three soon find themselves drawn into a complex web of malice, conspiracy and sabotage as they start making the connections between corrupt energy executives, organized crime, a disgruntled employee and a mysterious but powerful political figure.< Less
From AVN Online Review:
The latest exhumation of how John Holmes’ runaway blow habit led to the grisly “Four-on-the-Floor” murders on Hollywood’s Wonderland Avenue.
The... More > bulk of this tome is the real deal — the complete transcript of the February 1982 preliminary hearing for Holmes in the multiple murder case... and it’s a grim yet fascinating read ... Reading the testimony of this parade of parasites is like watching a series of car accidents in slow motion. You know it’s all going to end in crimson carnage, but you can’t avert your eyes.
This is a tale of both hubris and sheer stupidity, fueled by equal amounts of greed and narcotics, and peopled by scumbags, misfits, addicts, and caricatures of evil incarnate.
Rodger Jacobs wraps it all up with a biting look at the making of the documentary "Wadd", which is a descent into the inferno unto itself.< Less
The non-fiction book Smith County Justice was written as an exposé of
governmental corruption in the East Texas town of Tyler, the county seat of
Smith County. Its publication sent shock waves... More > through the political
machine of the city of Tyler which then devised a plan for damage control.
Shortly after its publication great pressure was brought upon the publisher to
remove the book from circulation.
The guilty authorities in Smith County have never acknowledged the
evil of their ways or expressed remorse for the lives they ruined. Instead,
legal and public relations firms have been engaged to mount a campaign to
watch the used book markets for any used copies that might appear.
Whenever such copies are found they are usually bought at whatever price
is required and destroyed. As a result, used copies today have become rare
and expensive. Eventually, almost all original printed editions can be
expected to disappear.< Less
Anna Christian Waters, a spirited five-year-old,
disappeared from her California home January 16, 1973, and no trace of her was ever found. In Searching for Anna, her mother and Doug French, a family... More > friend,describe the incredible efforts to find what became of Anna.< Less