Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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An ancient rivalry is rekindled when a Hollow Earth scholar receives private funding and wants to use Kong to discover the origin of the Titans. Protected inside a biodome since his discovery in the 70s, Kong was the only kaiju who did not participate in the epic battle against King Gidorah, and Godzilla is determined to become the final apex predator. Meanwhile, the humans begin to suspect that everyone involved is being manipulated by an industry tycoon with a vested interest in the Titans killing each other off.
Steeped in authenticity, this is an opportunity to ride alongside modern working cowboys on some of America's largest and most remote cattle ranches. Meet the men and women working on these big outfit ranches, some of which are over one million acres, and still require full crews of horseback mounted workers to tend large herds of cattle. Explore the rewards and hardships of a celebrated but misunderstood way of life, including the challenges that lie ahead for the modern cowboy.
In March 2018, Salisbury became the site of an unprecedented national emergency after a nerve agent attack on Sergei and Yulia Skirpal garnered international attention. The city faced horrific trials of discovery, identification, and decontamination as the Public Health officials scrambled to understand what was happening and how to protect the city's residents.
In 2015, a fire at Bucharest's Colectiv club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud. When a new health minister is appointed, he offers unprecedented access to his efforts to reform the corrupt system but also to the obstacles he faces.
Famed British nature historian Sir David Attenborough narrates a five-part documentary focusing on wildlife and environmental issues confronting all people on the planet today. Stunning photography and vibrant footage of animals interacting in their natural habitats are the backgrounds for Attenborough's commentary. He offers dire warnings about how our beautiful planet is in peril from the encroachment of modern industrialization, global warming and other stresses threatening the natural world.
A mother, Victoria, is trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts, and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent gangsters, or she may never see her child again.
Homicide detective William Wisting ... wrestles with the most challenging and shocking case of his career: a wanted American serial killer living among them. Wisting teams up with FBI agent Maggie Griffin ... to track him down, but her brash methods clash with the local officers. Meanwhile, Wisting's intrepid journalist daughter chases headlines, leading her down a dangerous path that could compromise her father's investigation. When an old case comes back to haunt Wisting, how will he save other lives when he finds himself fighting for his own reputation, career, and life?
Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world. The film blends Higashida's revelatory insights into autism, written when he was just thirteen, with intimate portraits of five remarkable young people. It opens a window for audiences into an intense and overwhelming, but often joyful, sensory universe.
An award-winning scholar and teacher explores how Shakespeare's greatest characters were built on a learned sense of empathy While exploring Shakespeare's plays with her students, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that teaching and discussing his plays unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in the classroom. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare's genius lay with his ability to arouse empathy, even when his characters exist in alien contexts and behave in reprehensible ways.
Things are looking bad for disgraced spy August Drummond. In emotional free fall after the death of his wife, fired for a series of unprecedented security breaches... and now his neighbor on the flight to Istanbul won't stop talking. The only thing keeping him sane is the hunch that there's something not quite right about the nervous young man several rows ahead - a hunch that is confirmed when August watches him throw away directions to an old European cemetery seconds before being detained by Turkish police.
New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman spins a spellbinding novel of suspense in which PI Tess Monaghan must turn to the past to solve a murder in the present. . . . PI Tess Monaghan thought she'd seen the last of her ex-boyfriend Ed Crow when they ended their relationship. But when she receives a newspaper clipping with a photo of Crow and the headline "IN BIG TROUBLE," she's reluctantly pulled into looking for him and heads to Austin, Texas—the last place he was seen.
"n the Quick is the story of June, a brilliant but difficult girl, unloved by her adoptive family, with a gift for mechanical invention, who leaves home to begin a grueling astronaut training program. Six years later, she has gained a coveted post as an engineer on a space station, but is haunted by the mystery of Inquiry, a revolutionary spacecraft powered by her beloved late uncle's fuel cells. The spacecraft went missing when June was twelve years old, and while the rest of the world has forgotten them, June alone has evidence that makes her believe the crew is still alive.
"Everyone knows how babies are made, but scientists are only just beginning to understand the making of a mother. Mom Genes reveals the hard science behind our tenderest maternal impulses, tackling questions such as whether a new mom's brain ever really bounces back, why mothers are destined to mimic their own moms (or not), and how maternal aggression makes females the world's most formidable creatures."--Publisher's description.
Music researcher Phineas Fox is asked to verify the contents of an old scrapbook, rescued from the site of the historic Chopin Library in Warsaw. He discovers an intriguing link to an infamous piece of music that legend says was only performed at a traitor's execution - and was last played in 1944, on the night the Chopin Library was destroyed ...
A gripping debut thriller about two young mothers, one shocking murder and a court case that puts them both on trial. When a soldier is found stabbed through the heart at a US Army base, there is no doubt that his wife, Luz, is to blame. But was it an act of self-defense? An attempt to save her infant daughter? Or the cold-blooded murder of an innocent man? Ambitious public defender Abby is determined to win at all costs. As a new mother herself, she wants to keep Luz out of prison and with her daughter.
They draw you in with the promise of empowerment, self-discovery, women helping women. The more secretive those connections are, the more exclusive you feel. Little did you know, you just joined a cult. Sex trafficking. Self-help coaching. Forced labor. Mentorship. Multi-level marketing. Gaslighting. Investigative journalist Sarah Berman explores the shocking practices of NXIVM, a cult run by Keith Raniere and many enablers.
"Alice, a fierce and respected Parisian cop, wakes up on a Central Park bench with no memory of the night before, handcuffed to a complete stranger--a musician named Gabriel. Disoriented, dazed, and with someone else's blood on her shirt, Alice works furiously to reconnect the dots. She remembers clubbing with her friends the night before on the Champs-Élysées. Gabriel claims he was playing a gig in Dublin. Was she drugged? Kidnapped? Why is the gun in her jacket pocket missing a bullet? And whose blood is on her clothes?
On her twentieth birthday, Lynnie Russell-just a little ol' thing from down in Havana, Arkansas-falls in love under a full silver moon.When she wakes up the next morning naked and caked in blood, Lynnie is faced with a horrifying truth. She's death incarnate.In a race to unearth what she's become, Lynnie must hide her beastly thing from those she loves most. If only to keep them alive.When an unexpected ally offers help, how can she refuse?
Through a twist of luck, the elite magic user Bacchus Kelsey helps Elsie join the lawful, but with a caveat: they must marry to prove their cover story. Forced beneath a magical tutor while her bond with Bacchus grows, Elsie seeks to thwart the plans of England's most devious criminal--if she can find them. England, 1895. An unsolved series of magician murders and opus thefts isn't a puzzle to Elsie Camden. But to reveal a master spellcaster as the culprit means incriminating herself as an unregistered spellbreaker.
A princess is missing and a peace treaty is on the verge of collapse in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity Club--an elite society of brilliant, intrepid women--Veronica Speedwell is excited to put her many skills to good use. As she assembles a memorial exhibition for pioneering mountain climber Alice Baker-Greene, Veronica discovers evidence that the recent death was not a tragic climbing accident but murder.