Christmas Far from Home
From an acclaimed historian comes the dramatic story of the Christmas escape of thousands of American troops overwhelmingly surrounded by the enemy in Korea’s harsh terrain.Just before Thanksgiving in 1950. five months into the Korean War. General MacArthur flew to American positions in the north and grandly announced an „end-the-war-by-Christmas” offensive despite recent intervention by Mao’s Chinese. who would soon trap tens of thousands of US troops poised toward the Yalu River border. Led by marines. an overwhelmed Tenth Corps evacuated the frigid. mountainous Chosin Reservoir fastness and fought a swarming enemy and treacherous snow and ice to reach the coast. Weather. terrain. Chinese firepower. and a four-thousand-foot chasm made escape seem impossible in the face of a vanishing Christmas. But endurance and sacrifice prevailed. and the last troopships weighed anchor on Christmas Eve.In the tradition of his Silent Night and Pearl Harbor Christmas. Stanley Weintraub presents another gripping narrative of a wartime Christmas season.
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From the author of The Madam and The Mother comes a gripping new thriller that will have everyone talking!’I absolutely flipping well loved it’ GingerbookgeekSometimes you have to take the law into your own hands…DI Laura Jefferson will do whatever it takes to bring down London’s most notorious crime boss. When her team receive a deadly threat – stop their investigation or the police and their families will be targeted – but they aren’t willing to back down…Then the killings begin.A new body is turns up every day. and with no leads. Laura knows she has to take action. Her family is innocent and she’ll stop at nothing to protect them.When someone close to her is hurt. she’ll break every rule in the book to get vengeance.
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to the surface could change their lives forever.
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Corner Office: How Top CEOs Made It and How You Can Too
Aspirational business book based on interviews with over 75 leading American CEOs.What does it take to succeed in business and to inspire others? Adam Bryant of The New York Times sat down with more than seventy-five CEOs and asked them how they do their jobs and the most important lessons they learned as they rose through the ranks.The Corner Office draws together lessons. memorable stories. and eye-opening insights from chief executives like Steven Ballmer (Microsoft). Carol Bartz (Yahoo). Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks). and Alan Mulally (Ford). as Bryant reveals the keys to success in the business world. including the five qualities CEOs value most in their employees. and shows how executives at the top of their game get the most out of others.For aspiring executives. of any age. The Corner Office offers perspectives that will help anyone who seeks to be a more effective leader and employee. and a path to future suc
In this finale of the darkly gothic Mirror Sisters trilogy. one twin fears her reunion with sister dearestfrom the legendary New York Times bestselling author of Flowers in the Attic and My Sweet Audrina (now Lifetime movies). For fans of Ruth Ware (The Woman in Cabin 10) and Liane Moriarty (Big Little Lies).They share an unbreakable bond… An inescapable bond. As identical twins. Haylee and Kaylee Fitzgerald have always done things in exactly the same way. Under their mother’s guidance their every outfit. every meal. and every thought was identical. But now things are different. With Kaylee back at home after her sister’s betrayal. her life has been turned inside out. Both her mother and Haylee are away and Kaylee’s alone and more lost than ever. Her father suggests going to a new school where she can have a fresh start. and where no one will know about her dark past. But if Kaylee knows her sister at all. she knows that her twin isn’t through with her y
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Interworld (Interworld. Book 1)
New York Times bestseller by award-winning writers Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves.Joey Harker isn’t a hero…Joey Harker is the kind of guy who gets lost in his own house. But one day. Joey gets really lost. He walks straight out of his world and into another dimension.This walk between worlds makes Joey prey to armies of magic and science. both determined to harness Joey’s power to travel between dimensions. The only thing standing in their way is Joey – or to be more precise an army of Joeys. all from different dimensions…Now Joey must make a choice: return to the life he knows or join the battle.
Autor: Neil Gaiman. Michael Reaves
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