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The Long Road - A Post Apocalyptic Novel
The New World
G. Michael Hopf
Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 19 Min.
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Only six weeks have passed since a super-EMP attack devastated the United States, but already, life has changed dramatically. Most of America has become a wasteland filled with starving bands of people, mobs and gangs. Millions are dead and millions more are suffering, with no end in sight. For Gordon, Samantha, Sebastian, Cruz, and Barone, the turmoil and chaos they dealt with in the early weeks after the attack will seem trivial in comparison to the collapse of society that plays out before their eyes.
For Gordon Van Zandt, life was one of duty and loyalty to his country, so when 9/11 happened he dropped out of college and joined the Marine Corps. This youthful idealism soon vanished, one fateful day in a war torn city in Iraq. Ten years later, he is still struggling with the ghosts of his past, but must now face a new reality thrust upon him and his family.
North America, Europe, and the Far East have all suffered a devastating Super-EMP attack that has caused catastrophic damage
The war between the Republic of Cascadia and the rogue nation Western Canada is raging. With support from President Cruz in the United States, Gordon Van Zandt has assembled a formidable army to march north and engage the forces of Western Canada, who have occupied much of the panhandle of Idaho. Gordon must defeat Jacques and his army swiftly, but to do so requires a final decisive battle.
After fighting for a losing cause, Corporal John Nichols returns from the long and bitter Civil War to his farm in Georgia, only to discover that everything he thought he'd been fighting for has been taken from him. With no home or family, he heads west in pursuit of revenge. There, he will not only find purpose in killing the men responsible for destroying his life but will also uncover that justice is not as simple as life or death.
Joe Morton, Terria Joseph, Prentice Onayemi
Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 52 Min.
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Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923-1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz. In a context of biography, history, and memoir, Maxine Gordon has completed the book that her late husband began, weaving his “solo” turns with her voice and a chorus of voices from past and present. Reading like a jazz composition, the blend of research, anecdote, and a selection of Dexter’s personal letters reflects his colorful life and legendary times.
Gordon Van Zandt is a man accustomed to adversity and hardship, but now he is left with dwindling options. With his fledgling republic teetering on the verge of collapse, he must find a way to seize an unlikely victory from what appears to be certain defeat. President Cruz is no stranger to the position he holds, having served in Conner's absence before. However, this time the job is proving to be difficult and downright impossible.
All Gordon Van Zandt wanted was to find a safe place for his family to settle down after civilization came to an abrupt end following the detonation of a super-EMP over North America. Through hardship and loss he found a sanctuary in the mountains of Idaho; however, the realities of the new world again come crashing down when his brother, Sebastian, is murdered by a deranged US Army officer hell-bent on crushing a secessionist movement Gordon had no part of.
When Intergalactic Navy Captain Nathaniel Hawkins goes undercover to investigate the theft of an IN weapons stash, the mission raises painful memories from his past. Using a title he fled nearly two decades earlier, Nate once again becomes the earl of Deverell, heir to the duke of Hawthorne, in order to navigate the ins and outs of a Regency world. But planet Regelence - where young lords are supposed to remain pure until marriage - has a few surprises for Nate, not the least of which is his attraction to Prince Aiden.
America has been crippled by a false flag, cyber-attack event and martial law has been implemented across the nation. A president, desperate to hold onto power, works in conjunction with the United Nations and uses the collapse event as a way to abolish the constitutional rights of Americans. It will take a committed group of patriots armed with strong survival skills and a desire for freedom to save the nation from tyranny.
As one cyber-attack after another disrupts everyday life, powerful political forces and wealthy oligarchs plot the demise of the United States in Cyber Attack, Book Two in The Boston Brahmin series. A prophetic and prescient novel by best-selling author Bobby Akart ( Cyber Warfare, Seeds of Liberty and Evil, Meet Opportunity), The Boston Brahmin series continues as nine patriotic Americans whose lineage dates back to the Founding Fathers prepare for the coming collapse.
With social unrest sweeping the country, Europe on the brink of war, and the US economy under siege by foreign nations, a new threat emerges. The nation is caught in the crosshairs of a power struggle between wealthy oligarchs and the political leaders who claim to have the country's best interests at heart. As the collapse events escalate, enter The Loyal Nine - direct descendants of the Founding Fathers, a modern-day Knights Templar whose mission is to protect America, and the republic, from those who would inflict tyranny upon her.
Justin Wolfe sets out on a tour to promote The Big Solution, his book that outlines a simple economic platform that would turn a corrupt system on its head. Despite the urging from his best friend, Federal Reserve Board hopeful Evan White, Wolfe has no intention of running for office. But when his ideas begin to catch fire with the masses, the two friends find themselves swept up in a presidential campaign that threatens not only their public standing, but their very lives.
Veteran, outlaw, lawman, and now hired gun - John Nichols’ life has had many twists and turns. After avenging the murder of his wife and daughter, John is left without a purpose. Then along comes a wealthy New York banker. He and his son are headed to Deadwood to prospect gold and need protection. Not needing to think twice, John takes the position, but it proves to be more than he could have imagined. Living up to its reputation, Deadwood is a lawless town where deception, intrigue, and murder happen daily. It’s a place where few find riches but more lose them, a place of blood and gold.
After a devastating cyber attack brought America to its knees, a reluctant hero emerged. A humble professor whose lineage dated back to the American Revolution. Responding to the battle cry, "Choose freedom," patriotic Americans rallied around their new president, Henry Winthrop Sargent IV, "Sarge" to his friends. As his administration worked to rebuild the nation, Sarge called upon his closest friends, the Loyal Nine, to use their skills and resources to assist him.
In the near future, a nation is in peril as civil unrest and insurrection spreads in the wake of coordinated attacks by anarchists and terrorists. Battles between dissident factions rage in the streets from coast to coast as many cities and towns become war zones. Travel and communications are severely restricted, food and fuel supplies disappear, and the economy teeters on the brink of collapse. Professional security contractor, Eric Branson, has been plying his trade fighting ongoing insurgencies in Europe when he realizes America faces the same fate.
When a huge plasma ejection from the sun hits the Earth's atmosphere, the resulting EMP pulse fries electricity grids and disables fragile electronics. Transmission wires melt, transformers explode and modern vehicles cease working. In less than a minute, the world is taken back two centuries.
Years have passed since the cascade of events known as The Fall began. Kell McDonald has struggled through endless fights and privations, suffered war and kidnappings, and even lost a leg. His role in the rise of Chimera, the organism responsible for reanimating the dead and altering the living, is now public knowledge.
When faced with the tough choices necessary to preserve our nation's ideals, I say we choose freedom! With those words, the new American patriots, The Loyal Nine, operating under the specter of their forefathers, undertook the impossible - defeating the tyranny which infected their own government. But first, The Loyal Nine must resolve conflicts between themselves. An old friend arrives and takes up the fight as the insurgency movement of The Mechanics continues.
Five years have passed since the collapse of civilization. The dead still walk the land, but humanity has proven itself strong and resilient. Large settlements have begun to trade, manufacture, and rebuild what was lost. Kell McDonald and his friends continue to work in isolation. On the verge of a breakthrough in their research for a cure, secrecy has never been more vital.