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Colossus: Freddy Anderson Chronicles Book 3

Colossus: Freddy Anderson Chronicles Book 3

Freddy is still in the clutches of the alien kidnapers and things are heating up. The human race goes to war to help a benevolent race that has been helping us since before written knowledge. We are now at war with a race that is looking at destroying everything in its path and Earth is directly in the way. Freddy helps in every way he can but at a cost that nearly drives him insane. Then his love gets kidnapped and viciously taken away. She is in a deadly trap and only a miracle can save her.
Author: John Ricks
Published by: iUniverse | Publication date: 12/12/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 223 pages
Earth Ship Protectress: Book Two in the Freddy Anderson Chronicles

Earth Ship Protectress: Book Two in the Freddy Anderson Chronicles

"Dr. Freddy Anderson is on an important mission to save the world from destruction. Guarded by Navy SEALs, the ten-year-old super genius inventor is doing his best to balance his work designing a shuttle and developing a way to travel faster than the speed of light with a personal life that includes his first girlfriend ever. Unfortunately completing his mission is becoming exceedingly more difficult as aliens search his mind to learn how he demolished their greatest ship.Freddy is destined to become the strongest healer and telepath in the known universe. But just as the world learns of an impending earth-destroying disaster and panics, Freddy discovers the disaster is worse than what he originally believed it would be. As he starts the world on a new course that will either spiral out of control or rescue the human race from itself, now only time will tell if Freddy will succeed or if life as he knows it will change forever.Earth Ship Protectress shares the continuing tale of a young genius’s journey as he realizes the power of love, attempts to stop an evil plan, and inadvertently sets the stage for the battle of his life."
Author: John Ricks
Published by: iUniverse | Publication date: 11/23/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 266 pages
The Savior in Kirtland: Personal Accounts of Divine Manifestations

The Savior in Kirtland: Personal Accounts of Divine Manifestations

Karl Anderson is an expert on the Kirtland period of Church history. In this book, Anderson powerfully demonstrates that the Savior personally and visibly directed His Church and taught His Saints by showing Himself or speaking to at least twenty-five early leaders in about twenty separate visions or manifestations attested to in Kirtland. Although early Church members loved and followed Joseph Smith, they recognized that the Savior was their leader. Anderson points out that more first-person words of the Lord have gone to the world from Kirtland than from any other location in our history He also expands the reader's understanding of the Kirtland Temple, the first latter-day House of the Lord—with the Savior's promise that He would manifest Himself to His servants there—and explores the visions, symbolism, and endowment given there.
Published by: Deseret Book | Publication date: 12/05/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 338 pages
Freddy Anderson's Home: Book 1

Freddy Anderson's Home: Book 1

"Ten-year-old Dr. Freddy Anderson is a super genius capable of using his mind in incredible ways. After he is orphaned, the president grants him land near a military base and issues an order for an admiral to keep an eye on him. Even as he is relentlessly tailed by a Navy Seal, Freddy attempts to start over with a new family. Sadly, his journey is not easy as he is bullied, shunned, and loved by few. But what his adversaries do not know is that Freddy is a determined boy with amazing healing abilities.The government thinks Freddy is a threat to national security, not only because of his gifts, but because he invents innovative devices that make him attractive to their foreign enemies. When the government becomes too involved in his affairs and steals his inventions, Freddy takes extreme measures to protect himself and his future by unveiling his latest creation. But as Freddy proceeds with his plan, he is about to discover that another race wants him—and his knowledge—even more than the humans.In this science fiction tale, a child genius becomes the pawn for beings who want nothing more than to look inside his brain and determine how he can help them annihilate humanity."
Author: John Ricks
Published by: iUniverse | Publication date: 03/05/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages
Joseph Smith's Kirtland : Eyewitness Accounts

Joseph Smith's Kirtland : Eyewitness Accounts

This is Karl Ricks Anderson's book, Joseph Smith's Kirtland : Eyewitness Accounts.
Published by: Deseret Book | Publication date: 01/12/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 286 pages
Addressing Prickly Issues (Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture Book 23)

Addressing Prickly Issues (Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture Book 23)

Review of A Reason for Faith: Navigating LDS Doctrine & Church History, ed. Laura Harris Hales. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book; Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2016. 264 pp.This collection of essays conveniently assembles faithful and rigorous treatments of difficult questions related to LDS history and doctrine. While two or three of the essays are sufficiently flawed to give cause for concern and while some of its arguments have been expressed differently in earlier publications, overall this book can be confidently recommended to interested and doctrinally mature Latter-day Saints.
Published by: The Interpreter Foundation | Publication date: 01/26/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 11 pages
Seven Sins

Seven Sins

If you love murder mysteries, unsolved crimes and other true crime stories, this gritty anthology is one of the best true crime story collections you'll find. Village Voice Media's "Seven Sins" anthology covers the gamut of human misbehavior, including one of Arizona's most grisly prison murders; the death of a young American Muslim woman "honor-killed" by her own father; the behind-the-scenes story of how the FBI busted a brazen child-porn ring; a historic Colorado murder mystery in which "Perry Mason" detective novelist Erle Stanley Gardner collided with 1940s tabloid journalism; and the strange story of a young San Francisco woman so enamored of serial killers that she became known as America's most prominent "murder groupie."More reviews for Seven Sins: "'Seven Sins' is a lively and well-written compilation of intriguing true-crime stories, perfect if you are interested in having a few sips of the macabre."--Caitlin Rother, New York Times bestselling author of Lost Girls, Poisoned Love and Dead Reckoning"The acknowledgements for Seven Sins should include the miscreants, ne'er-do-wells, down-and-outers, recidivists, goofballs, and dumb-asses who enliven journalism today. In these pages the best of America's true crime writing reveals the worst of America's true crimes. Take your pick." --Tom Miller, award winning author of The Panama Hat Trail and Trading With the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro's Cuba"Pulpy true-crime tales from master storytellers.  This collection will have you checking the locks and turning on lights because truth is indeed stranger - and scarier - than fiction."--Denise Hamilton,  crime novelist, Edgar Award finalist, editor of Los Angeles Noir"Seven Sins is a terrific collection of true-crime stories, deeply reported, deftly told, with humanity peeking through the darkness."--James Neff, author of Mobbed Up and The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case.
Published by: Village Voice Media, LLC | Publication date: 05/18/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 144 pages
Seattle Vice: Strippers, Prostitution, Dirty Money, and Crooked Cops in the Emerald City

Seattle Vice: Strippers, Prostitution, Dirty Money, and Crooked Cops in the Emerald City

For more than half a century, Frank Colacurcio and his crime family have been a force in the bars and backrooms of Seattle power and politics, an American crime boss reign to match those of the often-glamorized Mafia dons of New York and Chicago. Seattle Vice tells the story of the Pacific Northwest's most successful strip club owner, Frank Colacurcio, whose excessive appreciation for girls has made him both a millionaire and a convict. He notched his first major felony in his 20s, and now, at the age of 92, faces his sixth. This book is a historic snapshot of Seattle as a place of corruption and vice. And in that snapshot, Frank Colacurcio is the guy in the middle, smiling into the camera.
Published by: Sasquatch Books | Publication date: 06/01/2010
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 258 pages
Floating Feet: Irregular dispatches from the Emerald City  with spies, assassins and Bin Laden's chauffeur!

Floating Feet: Irregular dispatches from the Emerald City with spies, assassins and Bin Laden's chauffeur!

A memorable collection - expanded, revised and updated - from investigative journalist and columnist Rick Anderson. He solves the mystery of the Floating Feet, in which suspected crime is measured by the nautical foot (the 15 extremities that washed up on Seattle and Vancouver beaches in recent years). But dozens more are on their way from Japan, an expert warns. He details for the first time The Getaway of supposedly indigent millionaires who show us their Gucci heels fleeing to France in a rented plane, landing a step ahead of U.S. Marshals - and explains how the rich are different from us especially in bankruptcy court. The Assassins is the exclusive full story and likely solution to the 1969 cold case of civil rights hero Edwin Pratt, whose Medgar Evers-like murder the Nixon justice department tried to blame on Pratt's fellow black citizens, documents show. Driving Bin Laden is the story from Afgan arrest to U.S. release of the terrorist’s chauffeur who was imprisoned at Gitmo only to find salvation at the hands of a group of military and corporate lawyers working for free. Joe Millionaire is an inside look at a humble public servant who undertook a remarkable heist of City Hall funds, quietly making off with a million dollars and getting caught only after he tried to dupe the city into paying his monthly utility bill. And The Lavender Spies shows us how, long before Edward Snowden, there were Bill and Bernie, allegedly homosexual NSA codebreakers who defected to Moscow and, like Snowden, wound up yearning to come home. Based on exclusive, formerly secret documents.Anderson's other books include Seattle Vice, the story of racketeer Frank Colacurcio that was made into a stage musical in 2014, and Home Front: The Government's War on Soldiers. See more about the writer on his Amazon author's page.
Publication date: 07/25/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 140 pages
Pro Arduino (Technology in Action)

Pro Arduino (Technology in Action)

So, you've created a few projects with Arduino, and now it's time to kick it up a notch. Where do you go next? With Pro Arduino, you'll learn about new tools, techniques, and frameworks to make even more ground-breaking, eye-popping projects. You'll discover how to make Arduino-based gadgets and robots interact with your mobile phone. You'll learn all about the changes in Arduino 1.0, you'll create amazing output with openFrameworks, and you'll learn how to make games with the Gameduino. You'll also learn advanced topics, such as modifying the Arduino to work with non-standard Atmel chips and Microchip's PIC32.Rick Anderson, an experienced Arduino developer and instructor, and Dan Cervo, an experienced Arduino gadgeteer, will give you a guided tour of advanced Arduino capabilities. If it can be done with an Arduino, you'll learn about it here.What you’ll learn
  • How to modify the Arduino to work with other chips
  • How to simulate sensors for testing and debugging
  • How to set up advanced XBee networks
  • How to write Arduino libraries and share them with the Arduino community
  • How to get started with the Android accessory development kit
  • How to create games with hardware or with Gameduino
  • How to connect your Android phone to an Arduino sensor network
Who this book is forArduino fans, technogeeks, and electronic artists who want to take their skills to the next level.
Published by: Apress | Publication date: 06/11/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 316 pages
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