The New York Times bestselling history of the private relationships among the last thirteen presidentsthe partnerships. private deals. rescue missions. and rivalries of those select men who served as commander in chief.The Presidents Club. established at Dwight Eisenhowers inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover. is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of the Oval Office and yet are eternal rivals for historys favor. Among their secrets: How Jack Kennedy tried to blame Ike for the Bay of Pigs. How Ike quietly helped Reagan win his first race in 1966. How Richard Nixon conspired with Lyndon Johnson to get elected and then betrayed him. How Jerry Ford and Jimmy Carter turned a deep enmity into an alliance. The unspoken pact between a father and son named Bush. And the roots of the rivalry between Clinton and Barack Obama. Time magazine editors and presidential historians Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy offer a new and revea
Thrilling Days in Army Life
Thrilling Days in Army Life describes one of the classic encounters between Indians and the frontier army. In the summer of 1868. George A. Forsyth led fifty scouts to search out Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians who were conducting raids throughout the western Great Plains in Kansas. In this book. he relates the six-day siege in September that pitted his small force against 750 Cheyenne and Sioux. Because the battle occurred in a dry bed of the Arikaree fork of the Republican River in western Colorado and claimed the life of Forsyth’s brave lieutenant. Frederick H. Beecher. it would later become known as the Battle of Beecher Island. Forsyth. who was brevetted brigadier general for the 1868 battle. had an action-packed career. In 1882. as commander of the Fourth Cavalry in New Mexico. he pursued the Chiricahua Apache across the border into Mexico. It was a raid full of dangerous traps. but he lived to tell about it. Forsyth was an aide to Major Genera
Did a secret love cause an innocent man to die? Twelve years ago Ted Jaffe was the prosecutor in a high-profile capital murder case. Now a successful partner in a prestigious south Florida firm. he’s just found out that the man he put on death row could be innocent. As he delves deeper into the case. his elegant world begins to crumble. causing Jaffe to return to the same courtroom to defend the man he put away — a man whose conviction concealed Jaffe’s hidden connections to the case. Now. only days before his client’s execution. Jaffe is forced to confront a terrifying trail of truths that could save a life…and ruin his own.
Autor: Clifford Irving
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Clairvoyant of Calle Ocho
Two divorces have taught Mariela Estevez that she’s better suited to being a mistress than a wife. Whose heart needs all that „forever after” trouble? Still. her affair with her married lover. Hector. has become problematic-especially because he’s also a tenant in her apartment building in the heart of Miami’s Calle Ocho in Little Havana. But when Hector is found dead just steps from Mariela’s back door. on the eve of her fortieth birthday. she’s forced to examine her life-and come up with a plan to save it. fast.Complicating matters. Hector’s passing sparks the unexpected return of a gift Mariela rejected years ago and thought she’d never have to face again: clairvoyance. Suddenly. Mariela’s visions come swiftly and unbidden. as do revelations about her other tenants. Lost loves. hidden yearnings. old jealousies-all reside on Calle Ocho. Most of all. Mariela’s second sight awakens her not just to the truth about Hector’s death and the secrets in others’ lives-but to the possibilities blooming within her own.With warmth. wit. and insight. award-winning author Anjanette Delgado explores one woman’s flawed but heartfelt attempt to live and love well. transporting listeners to the center of contemporary Little Havana and a community of uniquely human. unforgettable characters.
Autor: Anjanette Delgado
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Lieutenant Billy Boyle could have used a rest after his last case. but when his girlfriend. Diana Seaton. a British spy. goes missing in the Vatican. where she was working undercover. he insists on being assigned to a murder investigation there so he can try to help her.
Autor: James R. Benn
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