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Paul Newman (A Life from Beginning to End)

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Discover the remarkable life of Paul Newman.... Free bonus Inside! Paul Newman lived the life of a legend. He was not only a jack of all trades but in many cases a master of all trades. During his tenure on planet Earth, he was an award-winning actor, a philanthropist, a founder of a food company, a race car driver, and even an owner for the Indianapolis 500. Just about anything Newman put his hand on turned to gold. Even over a decade after his death, much of what he achieved is still being discovered. In this book, we bring to light the accomplishments of one of the greatest actors of all time, Paul Newman. Discover a plethora of topics such as: Serving in World War II Big breaks and a bad bust Life, love, and politics Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The death of his son Late life and death And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Paul Newman, then buy now!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Reconstruction Era: A History from Beginning to End

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The American Civil War, fought from 1861 to 1865, produced casualties and destruction on an unprecedented scale. Up to 800,000 soldiers were killed, and huge swathes of the American south were devastated. However, although the defeat of the Confederate States and the end of the war brought peace of a sort, it left many unresolved issues. The period following the end of the Civil War has become known as the Reconstruction Era, and during this time there were efforts to achieve two separate goals: to reintegrate the former rebel southern states fully into the Union and to achieve not only the abolition of slavery - which had been a war aim for the north - but also the emancipation and granting of civil rights to freed slaves. Inside you will listen about: The End of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Radical Reconstruction Carpetbaggers and Scalawags The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan Corruption and Recession And much more!  The Reconstruction Era proved almost as divisive as the Civil War itself - the freeing of slaves threatened to undermine the very basis of society and many southerners resisted. For some in the north, the unwillingness of people in the south to adopt new laws and new ways of life seemed to negate the whole point of the war. After all, what was the point of fighting and winning a war if the very things that were fought for failed to happen? The Reconstruction Era was a period of turmoil and change in the United States, and it ended not with a complete victory for either side but with a compromise which satisfied no-one. However, this period did pave the way for important changes which came much later. This is the complex and sometimes confusing story of the Reconstruction Era.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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Silk Road

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Discover the remarkable history of the Silk Road... Whether you approve or disapprove, globalization is an inescapable feature of the modern world. Trade between nations and continents is now commonplace, and this exchange of goods is inevitably accompanied by the exchange of ideas and cultures.  This is not, as you might expect, a new phenomenon. A series of trade routes which were first established almost 2,000 years ago provided one of the first examples of intercontinental trade.  Although these overland routes between Europe and Asia were not generally given a name during the period when they were in use, a 19th century German writer and traveler Ferdinand von Richthofen used the name by which they have become famous - he called them the Seidenstrasse (the Silk Road). Of course, it wasn’t just silk that was traded on these routes. Many other commodities traveled in both directions.   For more than a thousand years, the Silk Road (or rather roads; there were actually several routes) provided the main trading link between the East and the West, which also enabled an exchange of philosophy, art, culture, and religion. It wasn’t until new maritime trade routes were established in the 15th century that the Silk Road finally began to decline in importance. It is difficult to overestimate the impact the Silk Road had on the development of civilization in both Europe and Asia. Without this trade route, the civilization of both continents would almost certainly have developed very differently. This is the story of the Silk Road. Discover a plethora of chapters such as: The Han Dynasty The War of the Heavenly Horses The Silk Trade A Route for New Ideas Marco Polo The Decline of the Silk Road And much more! So, if you want a concise and informative book on the Silk Road, simply scroll up and click the "Buy now" button for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Asia
Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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The Complete Guide to Miniature Goldendoodles

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The Miniature Goldendoodle is an adorable combination of the Golden Retriever and Toy Poodle. A newer cross-breed, the Miniature Goldendoodle has gained widespread popularity due to its sweet temperament and adorable good looks. These cute little bundles were first intentionally bred during the 1990's. They are most commonly called Miniature Goldendoodles, but they have a few other names that are also commonly used, such as Groodles and Goldiepoos. You could also call them Goldendoodles, but these varieties are smaller than the average Goldendoodle. The Complete Guide to Miniature Goldendoodles is written for the busy new owner who needs to quickly and easily learn everything they need to know as they embark on their ownership journey. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Miniature Goldendoodle the right dog for me? I brought my Mini Goldendoodle home. What now? How can I best train my Mini Goldendoodle? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new puppy, and all the challenges that come along with owning a Miniature Goldendoodle. This audiobook will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new owner, including: Breed History and Characteristics  The Ideal Mini Goldendoodle Home  Finding Your Miniature Goldendoodle: Breeder or Rescue?  Preparing for Your Puppy  The First Week  The First Month  Housetraining  Socialization and Experience  Being a Puppy Parent  Living with other dogs  Training You Mini Goldendoodle Puppy  Basic Commands  Miniature Goldendoodle Nutrition  Grooming - Productive Bonding  Basic Health Care  Health Concerns  Your Aging Miniature Goldendoodle With the arrival of your Miniature Goldendoodle, everything in your personal life is going to be different. These dogs are more than happy to integrate into your family as quickly and seamlessly as possible. They will pay attention to everything you do and will try to find a way to make you happy, whether through cuddling or playing. Puppies are a bit more of a challenge, but even they want to be with you as much as possible. Time is going to fly by, and before you know it your puppy or young dog is going to be a full-fledged member of your family, going everywhere you go. You probably won’t even notice how quickly your dog becomes an integral part of your family. Owning a Miniature Goldendoodle can be one of the greatest experiences in life. Their joyous personalities and sweet nature make them a joy to live with. Use this guide to help you avoid all the common mistakes a first time Mini Goldendoodle owner might make. Can you raise a perfect pup? You can certainly try, and this audiobook will help you along your journey.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
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Hedy Lamarr

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Discover the remarkable life of Hedy Lamarr.... Free BONUS Inside!  Hedy Lamarr was a rare kind of woman. She was not only a strikingly beautiful actress who took Hollywood by storm in the 1940s, but she was also an inventor - and not just any inventor. Hedy Lamarr’s work with radio frequencies is credited with paving the way for wi-fi. It seems that the greatest bomb that this bombshell dropped would only fully explode until the last years of her life because when Lamarr passed away in the year 2000, the computing world was just then mainstreaming many of her ideas.  Sadly, as amazing as her early career was, in later life, Lamarr became reclusive and had very limited contact with the outside world. It is perhaps ironic that it was the ideas of this recluse that would bring so many people together in the modern world of interconnectedness. In this book, we delve deep into the full unvarnished life and legacy of the woman we know as Hedy Lamarr.  Discover a plethora of topics such as: The Runaway Bride The Controversy of Lamarr’s Adopted Son Hedy During World War II Lamarr’s Last Film Arrested for Shoplifting Hedy’s Disappearing Act And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Hedy Lamarr, simply scroll up and click the "Buy" button for instant access!

©2021 Hourly History (P)2021 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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Olive Oatman: A Life from Beginning to End

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A pioneer girl traveling west with her Mormon family at the mid-point of the 19th century, Olive Oatman’s life story began like many others. But when Olive’s family were massacred and she was taken captive by Native Americans, her story took a unique turn. An extraordinary tale of survival and loss, the life of Olive Oatman is stranger than fiction.  Inside, you will listen about: Journey to the Promised Land The Massacre  Slaves of the Tribe  Olive’s Tribal Tattoo  Return to Civilization  Late Life and Death  And much more!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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Ludwig van Beethoven

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What kind of a man could create the dreaming melodies of the "Moonlight Sonata"? Give birth to the dramatic voice of the "Fifth Symphony"? Compose the "Ode to Joy"? Meet Ludwig van Beethoven, the musical genius, the passionate artist, the incorrigible man, the composer from whose soul music breathed. You will hear about: Groomed for greatness Beethoven’s deafness and depression "Für Elise" Guardianship of his nephew Karl Karl’s suicide attempt  Beethoven’s final notes And much more!  This will not be an idealistic story of perfection. Just like his music, Beethoven’s story will have its fearful lows and its exulting crescendos. It will have its repeated themes. It will have its sudden surprises. And it will speak to the heart.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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Emotional Intelligence: Boost Your EQ for Business and Relationships

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Do you want to be able to forge solid, long lasting, and meaningful relationships with the folks around you? How about picking up the skills to navigate the choppy, emotional waters of the workplace and emerge with that career advancement that you deserve? If these sound good to you, then you would definitely want to read on! A lot of us have been in situations where the positive outcome depended on us know which phrase or even a particular word to use. Other times, we might have been caught in social settings where something about the vibes was just wrong but we did not have the skills to know what it was. This is where this audiobook, Emotional Intelligence: Boost Your EQ for Business and Relationships comes in handily! With the advice, tips, and well grounded strategic pointers to help you make sense of the oft times choppy waters in both work and life, you will be well equipped to get a big boost in both EQ and Social Intelligence! In this book, you will learn how to: Deal with awkward social situations and workplace conflict by doing just one thing right! Understand how your emotions are created and why that is important to you Do and say two crucial things which may end up saving an otherwise battered relationship Put into practice the content contained in sections four and five and you will definitely see better results in your dealings with people around you Know this one difference between sympathy and empathy and how it can positively impact you in your work and life Build upon your already solid EQ base and develop social intelligence to a greater degree for your benefit as well as those around you When you find yourself effortlessly connecting so well with others, you will also find that opportunities and good things just seem to fall in naturally on your lap. With the ideas and concepts gleaned from this audiobook, putting them into constant, practical use will give you unlimited social awareness, as well as the mindfulness to deal with any social settings that you may find yourself in. Ultimately, master your emotions and be a creator of positive outcomes in both your work and life! Buy this audiobook now to begin learning instantly!

©2020 Robin Mason (P)2020 Robin Mason

Author: Robin Mason
Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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The Spanish Flu

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Discover the remarkable history of the Spanish Flu.... The 1918 outbreak of the H1N1 strain of influenza, popularly known as the Spanish flu, killed more people worldwide than World War I, which ended the same year. It infected nearly one-third of the world's population and killed 10 percent of those it struck. In its wake, schools and businesses closed, hospitals became overwhelmed, and the sick spilled out into makeshift care centers in public spaces. Policemen, public transportation workers, and everyday citizens in face masks were a common - and eerie - sight. Yet, discussion of this global pandemic often takes a backseat to World War I and other contemporary events.  In this book, we revisit this terrifying time that left the world in fear.  Discover a plethora of topics such as The World in 1918 The Beginning of the Outbreak What Was the Spanish Flu? The Third and Final Wave Aftermath The Strange Legacy of the Spanish Flu And Much More! So if you want a concise and informative book on the Spanish Flu, simply scroll up and click the "Buy" button for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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Voltaire

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Discover the remarkable life of Voltaire in less than an hour.... Free bonus inside! Voltaire, born François-Marie Arouet in Paris, France, was a writer and leading figure of the Enlightenment. His insistence that all authority could and must be questioned was so radical, he ended up in prison several times and was ultimately exiled. Voltaire’s writings were instrumental in influencing the American and French revolutions. Man as a being with natural rights was a radical concept at the time, but one which the American founding fathers embraced. Voltaire’s anger was specifically directed at the arbitrary powers of the state and the church. The French legal system treated aristocrats differently than ordinary citizens. The Catholic church, too, wielded its dictatorial power. Voltaire incurred the wrath of both kings and bishops with his unrelenting attacks on such abuses of freedom. Unwilling to be silenced, Voltaire continued his demand for individual freedom throughout the span of his entire life. Only after his death was he officially welcomed back to Paris, and Voltaire’s remains now rest in the Parisian Panthéon, the burial place for the country’s national heroes. Discover a plethora of topics such as Literary success and financial failure Émilie: the love of his life Years in exile Candide and morality Voltaire’s final year and death And much more! So, if you want a quick and easy audiobook on Voltaire, listen now!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Essays: Self Reliance, the Over-Soul, Commodity, Nature, and Wealth

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Emerson wrote most of his important essays as lectures first and then revised them for print. His first two collections of essays, Essays: First Series (1841) and Essays: Second Series (1844), represent the core of his thinking. They include the well-known essays "Self-Reliance" and "The Over-Soul". Together with "Nature", these essays made the decade from the mid-1830s to the mid-1840s Emerson's most fertile period.  Emerson wrote on a number of subjects, never espousing fixed philosophical tenets, but developing certain ideas such as individuality, freedom, the ability for mankind to realize almost anything, and the relationship between the soul and the surrounding world. Emerson's "Nature" was more philosophical than naturalistic: "Philosophically considered, the universe is composed of Nature and the Soul."  Emerson is one of several figures who "took a more pantheist or pandeist approach by rejecting views of God as separate from the world."

Public Domain (P)2019 Classic and Engaging Poetry Publishers

Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
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Geronimo: A Life from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable life of Geronimo... The legendary Geronimo led one of the last great Apache uprisings against American expansionism. The lands of the Apache tribe comprised what is today part of northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, and Geronimo was one of the last who dared to stand up to the powers that encroached on the Native American way of life. In the end, even the cunning and might of Geronimo had to surrender to the wayward expansion of the west. As a prisoner of war, he eventually became a part of the western machine, even getting money to pose for pictures at the state fair and taking part in re-enactments of the Wild West. His name certainly went down in history - so much so that World War II paratroopers picked up the habit of shouting it as they leaped from planes. The name Geronimo certainly leaps off the page as a larger than life figure, but just who was this nomad of the southwest? This audiobook will discuss the life and legend of Geronimo in full. Discover a plethora of topics such as: The Joy of a Young Apache The Massacre of His Family Americans Arrive at Apache Pass On the Run Life at the Reservation Capturing Geronimo And much more! So if you want a concise and informative audiobook on Geronimo, simply buy this audiobook now for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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World War II

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Discover the remarkable history of World War II... Until 1939, World War I was known as “the war to end all wars”, but when Nazi Germany capped its mounting aggression against its neighbors by invading Poland, Europe was plunged into a second global conflict. It threatened the entire continent as well as the far-flung colonial possessions claimed by the French, the British, and the Dutch. German triumphs saw nation after nation fall, until only Great Britain remained defiant against Hitler’s dreams of conquest. By late 1941, the United States was forced from neutrality into war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Meanwhile, Joseph Stalin’s Nonaggression Pact with the Germans became meaningless after Germany invaded the Soviet Union. In Europe, along the Eastern Front, and in the Pacific, the Allies battled the Axis Powers, and then, on D-Day - June 6, 1944 - the invasion of Normandy brought the fighting closer and closer to Berlin. In the Pacific, the Allies fought the Japanese, island by island, in bloody battles where the bodies of fallen soldiers attested to the Japanese willingness to die for their emperor. Untested American President Harry Truman had to decide whether to continue the fighting in the conventional manner and allow more American troops to be slaughtered in battle, or to use a new and devastating secret weapon to bring the war to a cataclysmic conclusion. Discover a plethora of chapters, such as: War Begins: The Invasion of Poland Europe Under the Swastika The Eastern Front From Normandy to Berlin War in the Pacific: The Rising Sun Bringing the War to Japan And much more! So, if you want a concise and informative book on World War II, simply scroll up and click the "buy now" button for instant access!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Life from Beginning to End

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In the face of ruthless totalitarian rule, it is only the rare few who stand up at risk of their own life to do what is right. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of those exceptional individuals. Even on pain of death, he would not bend, he would not budge - this German pastor fought the Nazi regime with every fiber of his being.  Inside you will hear about.... Bonhoeffer during World War I  The Making of a Great Theologian  Pastoral Career in Barcelona  Bonhoeffer Heads to America  Resistance Against the Nazi Party  Imprisonment and Execution And much more! Today, Dietrich Bonhoeffer is recognized by the United Methodist Church as a Christian martyr, one of only a few to have been bestowed this honor since the Reformation. His legacy as a man who practiced what he preached lives on and has inspired movements all over the world, ranging from the Civil Rights Movement in the United States to the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 59 mins
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Marlon Brando: A Life from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable life of Marlon Brando.... Marlon Brando has been a household name for decades, and even though he passed away in 2004, his life’s work still stands as a testament to the unique ability he possessed for his craft. Whether he was playing a sentimental yet ruthless mafioso in The Godfather, an insane megalomaniac colonel of the U.S. Army in Apocalypse Now, or a misguided and misunderstood teenager in The Wild One, Brando was a man of all seasons. Very few could bring characters to life in the way that Marlon Brando did. He was a great observer of life, and his observations were set on a finer scale than most. It was precisely this eye for detail that allowed him to take the world of Hollywood by storm. Despite his success on the big screen, however, Brando’s personal life was plagued by persistent tragedy. From the untimely death of friends, the manslaughter conviction of his son, to his daughter’s death by suicide, Brando had been through more than most by the time his 80 years on earth came to a close. This book seeks to pull back the layers of hype to bring you the life and legend of Marlon Brando in full detail. Discover a plethora of topics such as: Life at the military academy Success at Broadway Becoming a husband and a father The Godfather His son’s trial and his daughter’s suicide Late life and death And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Marlon Brando, simply scroll up and buy now!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

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Bette Davis (A Life From Beginning to End)

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Discover the remarkable life of Bette Davis.... Free bonus inside!  Bette Davis didn’t fit the usual Hollywood image of beauty, but by sheer force of will she became one of the most famous and prominent actresses of the twentieth century. Her entire life was focused on her six-decades-long career. This invariably led to the loss of three husbands and estrangement from her oldest daughter. Still, Bette Davis lived with few regrets. Her most famous movies, Jezebel, All About Eve, and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? are still considered classics, discovered by a generation that wasn’t even born when the movies were made. Bette’s tombstone, which reads “She did it the hard way,” aptly sums up her life. Discover a plethora of topics such as: From acting school to Hollywood success Bette’s first husband and the Oscar Award A New England romance The horror years The feud with Joan Crawford My mother’s keeper And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Bette Davis, then buy now!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

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Robert E. Lee (A Life From Beginning to End)

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Discover the remarkable life of Robert E. Lee.... Free bonus Inside! Robert E. Lee was a hero to some and a villain to others. For one side, he embodied the rebellion of the slave-holding South which had seceded from the Union; for the other side, he was a champion of the little guy, willing to marshal the forces of liberty to stand up against the federal government. How in the world do we get such divergent views on one single man? It seems that such diversity of opinion is simply a symptom of the American experience, and at certain points in history, these sentiments become embodied on individual people. In many ways, Robert E. Lee was just an average man of his time that was foisted into a role that he never wanted nor asked for. This book presents an objective analysis of what Robert E. Lee’s life was really like. Avoiding the bramble bushes of historical bias, this book takes us through the long, winding, and treacherous path that was trodden by Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Discover a plethora of topics such as: Growing up in Virginia Lee in the Mexican-American War The American Civil War: Choosing Sides Granny Lee and the Seven Days Battle From Gettysburg to the Trenches Last Years and Death And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Robert E. Lee, then buy now!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 59 mins
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PMP Exam Prep

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Discover the only guide you'll ever need to smash your project management professional exams on your first or next try! Are you preparing to take your first PMP exam, but are scared by how notoriously difficult it is to pass? Have you spent money and sleepless nights preparing for the exam, only to fall short when the results are out? Do you want to uncover secret information, hacks, and tips to give you the best possible chance of passing the PMP exam on your first or next attempt? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then this guide was designed for you. In this detailed prep guide, John Nolan condenses years of exam preparation experience and countless hours of continuing research and has identified critical gaps in knowledge that leads to exam failure. You'll discover how to close these gaps and cover your bases, so you can pass your PMP exams with excellent results! This comprehensive PMP prep guide covers everything you need to get your PMP certification. It includes: Everything you need to know about what being a Project Management Professional really entails No-BS information on what to expect on your PMP exams to help you stay ahead of the curve The three types of questions you should expect on your PMP exam and how to conquer each type Insider information on how PMP exams are graded and how to use this knowledge to your advantage PMP exam practice questions to help you prepare and sharpen your knowledge as a potential  Proven tips, techniques, and strategies to improve your managerial skills and become a highly sought after project manager And much, much more! Designed to be easy to follow and apply, PMP Exam Prep is packed with tons of useful insights, actionable advice, and practical questions, and is a must-have for everyone serious about smashing their PMP exams and becoming a certified project management professional. Ready to pass your PMP exams with flying colors? Scroll to the top of the page and buy now to get started right away!

©2020 John C. Nolan (P)2020 John C. Nolan

Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
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The Great Famine: A History from Beginning to End

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The Great Famine The Great Famine which afflicted Ireland from 1845 to 1849 was one of the most catastrophic events in Europe during the 19th century. More than one-quarter of the population of Ireland died of starvation or associated disease, or were forced to emigrate. Ireland after the famine was a completely different country in many ways. The direct causes of the famine are simple to understand - a large part of the population of Ireland, mainly the poorest families, had become completely dependent on the potato as a source of food. In 1845, the blight appeared, a disease which affected the potato crop. Successive failures of the potato crop in Ireland led to more than one million people dying as a direct result. What is less easy to understand is why this famine was confined to Ireland and why the British government did not do more to help. The potato blight affected parts of Great Britain and other countries in Europe, but nowhere else did it lead to famine. For much of the famine, food continued to be exported from Ireland, and at its height, there was food stored in warehouses which could have been used to alleviate the suffering of the starving - that it was not represents at the very least a complete failure of understanding on the part of the British government. You will listen about: Farming in Ireland The Blight Arrives Full-blown Famine Mass Emigration Poor Laws, Revolt, and the Return of the Blight Aftermath and Legacy And much more! The Great Famine left a legacy of distrust and animosity between large segments of the population of Ireland and Great Britain, and this in part led to the movements which finally produced Irish independence. The famine also left a deep impression on the psyche of the people of Eire, and even today, Ireland remains at the forefront of international famine relief. This is the story of the Irish Potato Famine.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Europe
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Irish Civil War

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Discover the remarkable history of the Irish Civil War.... The Irish War of Independence, which ended in July 1921, led directly to the agreement of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, an agreement that provided Ireland with a measure of independence. The Irish Free State was created, and Ireland was granted a level of autonomy it had not enjoyed for more than 100 years.  However, the treaty contained a clause that was to divide Ireland, literally and politically. The six counties in the north that formed Ulster were allowed to opt out and to remain a part of the United Kingdom. The island of Ireland became two separate countries for the first time - the Irish Free State in the South and West and Northern Ireland in the North. This division caused bitterness among many Irish people who had fought for independence. Some even viewed the signing of the treaty and the creation of a separate Northern Ireland as a betrayal of all they had fought for. Others accepted that the treaty was not perfect but saw the creation of the Free State as an important first step on the road to complete independence for Ireland.  In late June 1922, growing animosity between Pro- and Anti-Treaty factions erupted into armed conflict in the center of Dublin. For the next 10 months, the Irish Free State was wracked by a bitter, bloody, and brutal civil war between those who sought to protect the new government and those who wished to destroy it. This is the story of the Irish Civil War, its origins, and its consequences.  Discover a plethora of topics such as  The War of Independence and the Anglo-Irish Treaty The attack on the Four Courts Civil war breaks out The deaths of Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Executions and assassinations The ed of the civil war And much more! So if you want a concise and informative audiobook on the Irish Civil War, simply scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Europe
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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Jefferson Davis (A Life From Beginning to End)

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Discover the remarkable life of Jefferson Davis.... Free bonus Inside! Jefferson Davis - was he a rebel for a bad cause, or just a greatly misunderstood man? Davis was certainly lambasted as the ultimate evil during the American Civil War since he was the leading statesman of the Southern Confederacy. But what do we really know about Jefferson Davis? What motivated him and what made him tick? What inspired him to lead a cause that very nearly ripped the United States asunder?  Davis was a statesman and politician for sure, but he was also a soldier, a husband, and a father. In this book, we will explore the full character of Jefferson Davis from beginning to end.  Discover a plethora of topics such as: The Eggnog Riot: A Rebel is Born The Black Hawk War Under Arrest Trial and Tragedy Fighting in the Mexican-American War The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Jefferson Davis, then buy now!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 57 mins
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Irma Grese & Other Infamous SS Female Guards

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The Bad Girls of the SS   There is no doubt that the atrocities committed in WW II are hard to stomach. Most people think of the guards at the worst concentration camps as the epitome of the regime of Hitler, the blonde-haired, blue-eyed, man. There were female guards, though, who made some of those men look like choirboys.  Irma Grese, probably the most notorious of them all, was a lesson in depravity, who seemed to find pleasure and enjoyment in the torture inflicted on others. Find out what she said in her last moments on the gallows. Dorothea Binz was equally sadistic. Listen more to know what might have caused her to develop these depraved actions. Could a broken heart have been the cause of it? The controversy regarding Ilse Koch is still ongoing today. Was she really the “Red Witch” as some claimed or did her actions have lesser consequences? While there’s no doubt that she wasn’t innocent, some of the claims against her have been questioned over the years. Learn more about what she did or may not have done. These are just a few of the stories in this audiobook. We explore the minds of the female SS guards. Some of the claims are shocking! History can be hard to digest. If we are determined to never again let these atrocities occur, we must learn the lessons from them now. You won't regret listening to this book.

©2015 Success Publishing Inc. (P)2019 Success Publishing Inc.

Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
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Battle of the Atlantic

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Battle of the Atlantic - World War II Imagine a battlefield of 3000 square miles, with an enemy that was often invisible when it struck. Imagine a convoy of ships carrying vital supplies from North America to Great Britain, at the mercy of the deadly marauders under the water, waiting to attack them. The Battle of the Atlantic, the longest campaign of World War II, took place upon the Atlantic Ocean as the Allies traveled back and forth from North America to Great Britain with desperately needed oil, provisions, weapons, and supplies for the embattled forces fighting against Nazi Germany. The U-boats, the terror of the undersea, made those convoy journeys particularly precarious, especially after Germany’s Admiral Karl Dönitz developed his dreaded wolf pack strategy. You will hear about: The Threat of the German U-Boats Battleships and the Bismarck The Lend-Lease Program The Downfall of the U-boats The Codebreakers who Cracked the Enigma Code And much more! From the start of the war in September 1939 until its end in 1945, the Battle of the Atlantic was fought to keep the Germans from blockading the Atlantic Ocean. The efforts of those valiant seafarers would eventually make D-Day possible, but there were times when even Winston Churchill feared that the prowess of the U-boats would imperil the Allies in their battle against the Nazi menace that had conquered Western Europe. The bravery of the Allied naval crews, and the brilliance of the Bletchley Park codebreakers, prevented the Atlantic Ocean from becoming yet another victim of Nazi dominance.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 1 hr
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Battle of Okinawa - World War II

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The Battle of Okinawa was the deadliest campaign of the Pacific during World War II. The Americans had come back from the demoralizing defeat at Pearl Harbor to mount a ferocious attack against the Japanese. To be able to invade Japan, the Americans had to take Okinawa. But the Japanese, determined to defend their homeland and preserve their way of life, would fight to the death against the invaders. As the Army and Marines fought bloody battles to gain Okinawa inch by inch, the Navy was subjected to kamikaze attacks.  Inside you will hear about... Revenge for Pearl Harbor  Kamikaze: The Divine Wind Hell’s Own Cesspool Fight to the Last Man  Ernie Pyle  And much more! For almost three months, the Americans and the Japanese contested one another in a battle of endurance that highlighted the courage of the fighting men of both nations. Ultimately, the Japanese lacked the resources of the Americans, and the Americans claimed the island. But the Americans had learned a deadly lesson from the Battle of Okinawa: if the Japanese fought this hard to protect one island, how much harder would they fight to preserve Japan itself, the last vestige of their empire?  To save American lives, military leaders decided that they would utilize another, deadlier weapon to bring the Japanese to their knees. The atom bomb and the nuclear age rose from the ashes of the Japanese defeat at Okinawa.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 56 mins
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Al Capone

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Al Capone and Chicago at one time were almost synonymous. While opinions of the infamous mob leader varied from group to group, Capone was at one point seen by many as a lovable outlaw and modern Robin Hood. How could this man who ran the most vicious criminal organization in the country become so beloved by the general public? Was it the rags-to-riches tale of an immigrant that rose from the bottom to make it to the big time that transfixed the nation? Or is it something else entirely? Let us discover just what is it about the life of Al Capone that seems to spark both disgust and admiration in those that hear it. Inside you will hear about: How Capone became Scarface The murder of McSwiggin Public enemy number one Taking down Capone Holed up in Alcatraz The last days of Al Capone And much more! This is the story of the life and enduring legend of the Italian-American mobster that some loved and others loved to hate.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr
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Battle of Bunker Hill (A History From Beginning to End)

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Discover the remarkable history of the Battle of Bunker Hill.... Free bonus Inside! In every war, there are those battles that mark a turning point, after which everything is different. These are the battles that help determine how the war will proceed. The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of those battles in the American Revolutionary War. While it was a battle that the American rebels lost, it was significant because it showed that a rag-tag band of civilian soldiers could in fact stand up to the best trained and most experienced military in the world at that time. Despite losing the battle, the American colonists managed to repulse the British advances twice before finally running out of ammunition during the third assault. Additionally, they killed or injured over 1,000 British soldiers as compared to only suffering a little over 400 casualties among their own ranks. It came as a surprise to the British who had gone into the battle supremely confident that they would easily win. They didn’t count on the spirit of the colonial rebels who were, by that time, committed to the fight. The Battle of Bunker Hill changed the entire tone of the American Revolutionary War - from that point forward, the British knew they were in for a long, difficult fight, and the colonists had the confidence they needed to declare their independence from Great Britain and establish their own new country, the United States of America. Discover a plethora of topics such as: The Shot Heard Round the World: Lexington and Concord Preparing for Battle The Battle of Bunker Hill Battle Analysis Notable Participants Political Consequences And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on the Battle of Bunker Hill, then buy now!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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Battle of the Coral Sea

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The Battle of the Coral Sea was a major naval conflict which took place a month before the Battle of Midway. Because Midway is regarded as the turning point in the war in the Pacific, Coral Sea is seldom given the respect it deserves. This view fails to take into account the strategic victory that the Allies enjoyed over their powerful, more experienced Japanese foe.  Inside you will learn about... The battle to save Australia Battle plans The invasion of Tulagi The fog of war The last day of the battle And much more! Pearl Harbor was only the beginning; in order to achieve its goal of becoming the dominant power in the Pacific, the Japanese knew that they had to finish the destruction of the American fleet. The supply lines that extended between the United States and Australia were an obstacle that the Imperial Japanese Navy intended to remove. But, unknown to the Japanese, the Americans had broken the Japanese code.  Upon learning that the Japanese planned to invade Port Moresby in New Guinea as an initial step in isolating Australia, Admiral Jack Fletcher and the American fleet, which included the carriers Yorktown and Lexington, raced to the Coral Sea. When the Japanese arrived, the Allies were waiting to engage in the battle that would, for the first time in World War II, force the Japanese to turn back without achieving their goals.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 58 mins
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Battle of Tarawa - World War II: A History from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable history of the Battle of Tarawa... “It’s hell out there” was how one Marine described the assault on Tarawa, the US Navy’s first amphibious landing in World War II’s arduous Pacific campaign to bring the Empire of Japan to its knees.  In 76 hours of fighting, the Marines lost nearly as many men as had died during the six months of the Guadalcanal campaign. Military intelligence had failed to take into account the reefs around Betio, the target of the assault, or the low tides which prevented transport vehicles from bringing the Marines safely to shore. As Marines were forced to wade 700 yards from the stranded vehicles to the shore, many of them were shot by enemy fire or drowned from the weight of their packs.  When Americans back home saw the photographs of the bodies in the waters around Tarawa, they were horrified to realize that the route to Japan and victory would be strewn with the bodies of their young soldiers. Discover a plethora of chapters, such as: The Road to Tarawa Preparing Tarawa's Defenses The First Day of the Battle Eyewitness Account of the Betio Landing The Lessons and Legacy of Tarawa And much more! So, if you want a concise and informative book on the Battle of Tarawa, simply scroll up and click the "buy now" button for instant access!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 58 mins
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Ada Lovelace: A Life from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable life of Ada Lovelace... As the sole legitimate child of Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was the progeny of literary royalty. Many might have naturally expected her to go into the field of her father, but instead of delving into poetry, she delved into the hard sciences of mathematics and analytic thinking. Even so, Ada still had the imagination of a lyricist when writing scientific treatises, at times referring to her own work as nothing short of “poetical science”.  Everything she did, she did with passion and dogged determination. It was this drive that led Ada to look farther and search deeper than her contemporaries. Her unique vision led her to become one of the pioneers of the modern computer and one of the world’s first computer programmers.  But what exactly do we know about Ada Lovelace, and how can it be quantified? Listen to this book to find out more about the 19th-century mathematician and writer Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace.  Discover a plethora of chapters, such as: The Daughter of Lord and Lady Byron Early Years of Paralysis The World’s First Computer Programmer Rumors and Laudanum Addiction A Grim Prognosis Last Days and Death And much more! So, if you want a concise and informative audiobook on Ada Lovelace, simply scroll up and click the "buy now" button for instant access!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 53 mins
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Boston Massacre: A History from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable history of the Boston Massacre... What makes a shooting a massacre? If a mob of hundreds is facing down eight soldiers, and five citizens are killed, is that the Boston Massacre or the Incident on King Street? As was the case with so many of the tumultuous events in America’s colonial history, the answer depended upon whether one regarded oneself as a British subject or a free American. Loyalists and patriots were already at odds over the idea of separation from Great Britain, and the Boston Massacre, which John Adams regarded as the day the foundation of American independence was laid, catapulted the concept into the forefront of Boston’s fate. Future president Adams, although a patriot by inclination, agreed to serve as the defense attorney for the British soldiers charged in the shooting. He believed that everyone was entitled to a fair trial. As he conjured the events of March 5, 1770, in the courtroom, he masterfully instructed the jury to rely on evidence rather than emotion.  Was an order to fire upon the crowd given? Were the soldiers acting in self-defense? Were the men who made up the crowd innocent victims or, as Adams attested, a mob? The Boston Massacre played an integral part in the incubation of American independence, but it also proved that while a new nation might spring forth in violence, it would not neglect its allegiance to the law. Discover a plethora of chapters, such as: From Allies to Enemies Taxation Without Representation The Shooting on March 5 How the Incident on King Street Became the Boston Massacre The Origin of Reasonable Doubt Aftermath of the Massacre And much more! So, if you want a concise and informative book on the Boston Massacre, simply scroll up and click the "buy now" button for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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Battle of Kursk - World War II

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Battle of Kursk - World War II Long-time adversaries Germany and the Soviet Union put their hostilities to the test in World War II. Despite a temporary truce in the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Non-aggression Pact in 1939, the Germans and the Soviets knew that the time was coming when they would face one another on the battlefield. Adolf Hitler, eager to accomplish his confident prediction that Russia would be easily defeated and its people subjected into slavery to serve as free labor for Germany, invaded the vast country in June 1941. But Operation Barbarossa was the beginning of the downfall of the Third Reich, as the dogged Russian refusal to succumb and the menace of the Russian winter demonstrated that the Soviet Union would not surrender as other European nations had done. You will learn about: Hitler’s View of the Untermensch The Communazi Pact and Operation Barbarossa The German Panzers The Soviet T-34 Preparing for Battle Showdown at Kursk And much more! By the end of the Battle of Kursk in August 1943, the largest tank battle in history, Germany had learned that the Soviet war machine was not easily dismissed. The Russians had learned that the Nazis were not invincible. In a fierce military encounter that included more than three million soldiers, 10.000 tanks, and 5.000 aircraft, the Battle of Kursk demonstrated the folly of underestimating the might of the Red Army.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Russia
Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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Stoicism

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Have you been looking for a way to have a firm grip on your emotional and psychological well-being to be resilient in the face of hardships, be confident and wise enough to overcome anything and have a positive mindset to cast the darkness, fear, and negativity from your life? And are you looking for a beginner friendly, step-by-step guide that will help you to achieve all that and more? If you’ve answered yes, keep reading... You are about to discover exactly how to enhance your emotional and psychological well-being by leveraging the power of stoicism to develop a positive mindset, overcome fear, and kick off negativity from your life! Stoicism is an ancient Greek concept or philosophy that as for ages assisted people achieve the ideal mental state that is characterized by balance, virtue, and rationality. This concept holds the key to a good happy life, as it helps us be in harmony with nature, achieve peace, calmness, and an automatic/effortless indifference towards external events. You’d agree with me that in the modern world, that’s exactly what all of us need, which probably explains why you are here. But you surely must be wondering: What exactly is stoicism? What is its history? What does stoicism teach us about life? What are the steps to achieving the stoic mindset? What are its benefits? How should you get started? If you are, then this audiobook is all you need! It’s a simple, comprehensive audiobook that makes the concept as easy and understandable as it should be, and is practical enough to help you get started and enjoy its benefits in no time! With it, you’ll discover: The basics of stoicism, including what it is all about, and its foundation/basis The virtues and principles of stoicism you need to observe Where the concept of stoicism originated and how it has changed over time How to embrace stoicism by taking stock of your situation and living in accordance with your personal ethos How to adopt a stoic mindset characterized by resilience, virtue and embracing your ethos How to carve out a plan to succeed in adopting stoicism How to become a positive person to transform your life through stoicism How to grow emotional toughness  How to serve others the right way with empathy and connectedness How to make sure you’re ever growing And so much more! As you’ll soon see, it’s the virtuous use of indifference to events around us that makes us really happy. It’s also the wisdom, courage, and the ability to approach anything in moderation to face anything, whether positive or negative confidently, calmly and rationally that we need to live life to the fullest. And this audiobook is here to enable you achieve that, as well as the ability to bounce back from devastating problems amazingly swiftly. Even if this is your first encounter with the concept of stoicism and are just looking to find whether it works and how to use it to your benefit, you will find this audiobook very helpful.

©2020 Richard Nolan (P)2020 Richard Nolan

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Mary Baker Eddy: A Life from Beginning to End

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Mary Baker Eddy Free bonus inside! Mary Baker Eddy stands unique in our collective remembrances of supposed prophets of the bygone past. She was a girl that quite literally felt a calling at an early age when she thought she heard a supernatural voice call her name. Shortly thereafter, she was intermittently beset with chronic illnesses and remarkable bouts of healing. Mary Baker Eddy did not claim to understand where her spontaneous remissions were coming from until much later in life; it was in old age, when no one expected Mary Baker Eddy to do much of anything except retire, that she entered into her great final act, and in doing so, she rocked the entire religious world to its core.  Inside you will hear about: Healed by prayer Early love and loss Separated from her son Mary during the American Civil War The birth of Christian Science And much more! Whether or not you believe her claims of healing and divine intervention, the story of Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist, is a riveting one all the same.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 58 mins
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Battle of Iwo Jima - World War II: A History from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable history of the Battle of Iwo Jima.... After the shock and devastation of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the Americans were determined to take their revenge on the Empire of Japan. The Japanese were just as determined to become the dominant power in the Pacific, a goal they were well on their way to achieving as they occupied China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaya, Burma, Northern Borneo, the Dutch East Indies, and the Philippines.  As the Allied victories began to mount, the Pacific was no longer the guaranteed province of the Japanese. Yet for Japan, the American advance merely provided a reason to fight even harder. By the time the two adversaries were locked in battle on the island of Iwo Jima, the Americans had no idea that they would have to shed blood for every hard-earned inch of ground that they gained. In their mission to protect their homeland from the advancing Americans, the Japanese soldiers turned Iwo Jima into a graveyard for the Marines, as well as for themselves. Discover a plethora of topics such as: Sulphur Island Over in a week: American optimism Day one: the invasion begins Raising the flag on Mount Suribachi Hill 382: the meatgrinder The Marines conquer Iwo Jima And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on the Battle of Iwo Jima, simply scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Category: History, Military
Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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Alan Turing

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Alan Turing had a radical and ingenious mind. He is considered one of the fathers of artificial intelligence, and his theories on this matter range from purely mechanical to almost spiritual. During World War II, his decryption of the Nazis’ Enigma codes proved vital for the Allied victory over the Axis powers. Turing’s fingerprints are everywhere, and yet his own country for quite some time failed to acknowledge it. It wasn’t until 2009 that the then prime minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, issued an official, posthumous apology to Alan Turing for “the appalling way he was treated.” To many, this was an admission that was far too long in coming.   Inside you will read about: The death of his first love Turing machines Breaking the Nazis’ enigma codes Conviction and chemical castration The poison apple And much more!  As the chronicling of this book demonstrates, Alan Turing’s life was by no means easy; there were hardships, trials, and tribulations that would shake him to his core. But despite the tragic way his life ended by way of a poison apple, the spark ignited by Alan Turing’s short life is still something exceedingly brilliant to behold.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 56 mins
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Smile More Stress Less

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Want one easy method to end anxiety, stress, sadness, loneliness, fear, and anger? While maximizing happiness, inner peace, and self-awareness? One quick way to cut through all negative emotions? And have fun doing it? Award-winning author and visionary self-awareness teacher Geoffrey Saign has reduced 50 years of advanced studies in stress management, brain function, and relaxation techniques to one brilliant stress reduction method that anybody can use for instant, life-changing anxiety relief. ***Savvy and easy workbook exercises ensure success!*** In just minutes a day, this playful yet smart approach can: End inner and outer conflicts End anxiety, worry, fear, anger, boredom, and self-doubt Increase healthy relationships with everyone in your life End illusions in your life and maximize clarity Rewire your brain to live with deep intelligence Become your own AAA+ rated super-counselor Help you discover the Power of HERE Allow your natural joy to blossom And much more! This hands-on A+B = C approach will supercharge your brain function, improve your emotional intelligence, and change your life!

©2020 Geoffrey Saign (P)2021 Geoffrey Saign

Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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Ted Bundy: A Life from Beginning to End

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Ted Bundy is one of America’s most notorious serial killers. Between the mid- and late 1970s, Bundy admitted to the murders of more than 30 young women and girls across the American states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Colorado.  Reports of Bundy’s murders reached the police and trickled down through the press to ordinary citizens; panic ensued. Yet while the killings were taking place, no one could see the string of brutal murders happening all over the Northwest of America was perpetrated by the same man.  Inside, you will hear about: Bundy’s early life Bundy’s first year of terror Bundy’s second year of terror Escape and Chi Omega sorority house murders Arrest and trial Second trial, legal battles, and execution And much more! Ted Bundy’s story does not end with his capture, nor does it end with his trial and conviction. Even moments before he was executed by electric chair, the most notorious serial killer in US history revealed more crimes and more victims. We will never know the true number of Bundy’s victims.

©2017 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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George Washington Carver: A Life From Beginning to End

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“Most people search high and wide for the key to success,” George Washington Carver pondered. “If they only knew, the key to their dreams lies within.” True to his philosophy, the key to Dr. Carver’s almost legendary success story was to be found within the man himself. From slavery to fame, from errand boy to botanical genius, Carver’s accomplishments, popularity, and legacy were all ignited by the vision he carried within. From this audiobook, you will learn about: The $300 Boy From slave to college graduate The clash of the two Washingtons The Jesup wagon Carver's peanuts Later life and death And much more! Often, George Washington Carver is remembered only as the man who could make almost anything out of peanuts. That was only part of his story.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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Helen Keller: A Life from Beginning to End

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What was Helen Keller’s legacy to the world? Was it the impressive list of firsts that she accomplished as a deaf-blind person? Was it the assistance that she gave to the cause of the handicapped? Was it her numerous writings, her forgotten ideals, her inspirational quotations? Or was it simply her story? In this book you will hear about... Growing up deaf and blind at Ivy Green Learning to speak Earning her bachelor’s degree Relentless work and radical socialism Keller’s secret engagement Late life and death And much more! Perhaps the only way to measure the gift of Helen Keller would be to discover just how her life has touched the lives of the presidents, inventors, poets, and other famous people of her day down to the countless school urchins who have heard the tale of the little girl that could not see or hear. Helen Keller meant something to them all.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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Albert Einstein

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How did one insignificant patent clerk change the world? Step into the world of Albert Einstein in this book and find out what was so extraordinary about him. Why did it take so long for him to win the Nobel Prize? What kind of a father was Einstein to his boys? How did his marriages affect his work? What motivated him? And most importantly: What unlocked his mind to grapple with the most profound ideas of all time? You will hear about: Einstein’s first endeavors Einstein's tangled life Becoming American WWII and The Manhattan Project Einstein's beliefs Later life and death The legacy of Albert Einstein And much more! Find out why Einstein valued creativity and freedom as the foundation stones of a good life, and how these two traits would inspire him and help to transform the world as it was known up until then. Discover how Einstein, the scientist, became Einstein, the humanitarian, and all of the causes which he so passionately held. Without Albert Einstein, there would be no modern age. See how it all began.

©2016 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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The Art of Going Viral: 17 Studies to Reach Millions, Gain Influence, & Get Internet Famous

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Why is it that some things explode online, while others linger in anonymity for years? Why do some things hook our attention, while others flop? Is there a pattern behind how social media captivates us? Viral fame is not just a coincidence. There is an easy-to-learn strategy behind it. Whether your dream is YouTube stardom, or just creating opportunity with a personal brand, The Art of Going Viral is your blueprint for digital success. Stand out, get noticed, and captivate online. The Art of Going Viral pairs raw human behavioral data with the emotional intelligence of A.C. Clint, a sought-after digital media coach who has worked with Fortune 500 clients from Disney to Nike. Clint has distilled years of research and practical experience to write this manual for content people are wired to share. Find your die-hard fanbase of thousands (or millions).  This Internet psychology guide teaches: A centuries-old secret to create connection used by Italian Courtiers and cereal boxes 3 viral emotions that get shared the most Step-by-step processes to create content audiences can’t get enough of, and prime it to spread as quickly as possible Building a following from zero to thousands How to leverage top influencers to do word-of-mouth power-lifting for you Techniques that work across Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and even in-person Are you ready to grow your idea? Triple your profits? More success and less work? As an entrepreneur, artist, or creative thinker, you know social media can empower you to reach a potential audience of billions, with tools that are essentially free. But who has that kind of time? And where do you even begin?  Or worse: Have you set up your business, pushed it into the world, but instead of a flood of interest, you are getting...crickets? Learn secret formulas to build connections, and open doors you never thought possible...

©2017 A.C. Clint (P)2020 A.C. Clint

Author: A.C. Clint
Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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Prohibition in the United States: A History from Beginning to End

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For thirteen years, from 1920 to 1933, the transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages were prohibited in America. This “Noble Experiment” was undertaken because its supporters believed that alcohol was the single major cause of both crime and poverty. They believed that prohibiting alcohol would lead to the end of poverty and slum housing in the United States and that prisons and jails would no longer be needed.  However, the precise opposite proved to be true. Prohibition led directly to rising crime rates, widespread illegal behavior amongst ordinary Americans, and a loss of respect for laws, law enforcement, and for the apparatus of government. How could something based on such good intentions go so disastrously wrong?  Inside you will learn about: Alcohol in Colonial America Prohibition propaganda The Noble Experiment Life under Prohibition Organized crime and corruption Repeal Day And much more This book tells the story of the temperance movement in America, of its rise over a period of 100 years to encompass the growing women’s movement, and how it eventually attained its goal in 1920. It tells the story of Prohibition itself, of how people exploited loopholes in the law to continue drinking legally, and of how they simply ignored the law and drank illegally. It tells the story of the bootleggers and corrupt officials who made fortunes during Prohibition and the politicians who supported and attacked it. This is the story of a bold experiment undertaken for the very best of reasons which led to the worst of outcomes.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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Peaky Blinders: A History from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable history of the Peaky Blinders....  Peaky Blinders is a popular BBC television series about an organized crime family in post-World War I Birmingham, England, but does this series depict the factual history of Birmingham? As it turns out, there were Peaky Blinders in Birmingham, and they terrorized those streets long before World War I.  The Peaky Blinders rose to prominence in the overcrowded and unsanitary conditions of late Victorian Birmingham in the 1870s. Their ranks were composed of the working poor — trade union members who were fiercely loyal to each other — children who had no place else to go, and career criminals. Just how organized they became and the exact extent of their involvement in crimes other than street fighting and assault is a subject of some debate, but they did build a fierce reputation as violent criminals that plagued the citizens of this industrial city for a little over a decade.  The Peaky Blinders were well-known for both their stylish clothing and their violent nature. No man, woman, or child was safe when they were on the prowl. The Peaky Blinders left a profound impression on the city they terrorized, and over 150 years later, their legend lives on in film and song. This book tells their story, from the early days of the slogging gangs to the end of the Peaky Blinder era in the lead up to World War I.  Discover a plethora of topics such as  Birmingham, the birthplace of the Peaky Blinders Rise of the Peaky Blinders Mob rule The law strikes back The end of an era The world moves on: World War I And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on the Peaky Blinders, simply scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Brian Boru: A Life from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable life of Brian Boru.... Ireland is a country steeped in history, myth, and legend. During ancient times a long line of kings reined over this fairytale land, and one of those kings was a man named Brian Boru. Ruling the Emerald Isle from 1002 to 1014, Brian’s tenure is indeed so immersed in mythology that it is sometimes hard to glean the fact from the fiction. But Brian Boru himself was not the product of a fanciful tale - he did indeed exist in the flesh. His body is buried at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh where countless admirers of his life still come to visit.  In 2014, as a testament to his enduring character, at the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf and Brian Boru’s ultimate demise, thousands made their way to the site of the former fray to pay homage. This book seeks to flesh out every detail of his character and his experiences as they transpired. Discover a plethora of topics such as: Ireland in the Viking Age Early Life in Kincora Rise to Power The High King of Ireland The Battle of Clontarf Death and Burial And much more! So if you want a concise and informative book on Brian Boru, simply buy now for instant access!

©2020 Hourly History (P)2020 Hourly History

Length: 56 mins
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James Clerk Maxwell: A Life from Beginning to End

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Discover the remarkable life of James Clerk Maxwell in just an hour.... James Clerk Maxwell was a brilliant mathematician and scientist, but his impact on this world goes even deeper than that. Maxwell singlehandedly overturned what was believed to be fact with a whole new outlook on fundamental aspects of the universe. Maxwell is often credited as one of the first pioneers of quantum physics and rightly so because it was Maxwell who envisioned particles such as electrons spinning inside an electric current before anyone else had so much as guessed that such a thing might be possible.  The rarefied scientific mind of James Clerk Maxwell has left us with a lasting legacy of incredible innovations in thought that still affect us to this very day. Listen to this book in order to get a full grasp of just what kind of enlightening fire this 19th-century Prometheus has gifted all of humanity with. Discover a plethora of topics such as:  Early life and loss The world’s first color photograph Maxwell’s equations The Cavendish Laboratory Illness and death And much more! So if you want a straightforward book on James Clerk Maxwell, simply scroll up and click the "buy now" button for instant access!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

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Anne Boleyn: A Life from Beginning to End

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Anne Boleyn is most likely the best-known of Henry VIII’s six wives; she is also the most controversial. History has represented Anne as either a whore or a martyr. The true story, however, is far more complex.  Inside you will learn about: Early Life as a Lady-in-waiting The King’s Great Matter Anne Ascends the Throne Another Birth, Another Tragedy Trial and Execution And much more! Henry VIII of England pursued Anne Boleyn for seven years while he was battling for an annulment from his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. Catherine had failed to provide Henry with a male heir to the throne, so the king looked to Catherine’s maid of honor, Anne Boleyn, to secure his Tudor lineage. When Anne also failed to give birth to a son, her fate was sealed. She was charged with multiple counts of adultery during a trial everyone agreed was a sham. Found guilty, Anne Boleyn was beheaded immediately afterward and placed in an unmarked grave. Her death served to reveal the true horror dispensed to wives who displeased their royal husbands.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Europe
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Cyrus the Great: A Life from Beginning to End

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Cyrus II of Persia was one of the greatest leaders that the world had ever known, he was the one in whose footsteps other empire builders would follow. From Alexander the Great to countless Roman emperors and Ottoman sultans - it was the mighty shoes of Cyrus that they all attempted to fill.   Inside you will read about: Early life and legend The Persian Empire is born Love and marriage Cyrus’ last stand Aftermath and succession   And much more!   More than merely a successful conqueror, Cyrus the Great is known just as much for being a great liberator as he is known for his conquests. He was even credited in the Bible as the one who freed the Jews from their long-held Babylonian exile. By the time of his death, Cyrus controlled more land and people than anyone before him. Under his dominion were countless principalities, nationalities, ethnicities, and religions of all kinds. In contrast to many other powerful rulers, Cyrus did not seek to oppress his subjects or interfere with their way of life, religions, or local customs. It is for this reason that, as great as his temporal conquests may have been, the benevolence of Cyrus the Great’s leadership stands as his greatest attribute of all. The life of Cyrus the Great remains as an unparalleled testament in the annals of history.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 54 mins
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Malcolm X: A Life from Beginning to End

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“I am not a racist. I am against every form of racism and segregation, every form of discrimination. I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.” How could Malcolm X, whose favorite mantra was “the white man is the devil,” have been the author of those words? How could this man, who was known for advocating hatred and separation, have come to inspire a nation in their search to eliminate racial prejudices? In this book, you will join Malcolm X on his sincere search for truth. Inside you will read about... A Troubled Childhood Dealing, Gambling, and Pimping in Harlem Prison Time and the Nation of Islam Malcolm X Rises to Prominence Final Years and Assassination And much more! You will discover the painful, tortuous journey of Malcolm X’s life, which holds the key to the influences and experiences that shaped this man’s mind. To get a glimpse of the true Malcolm X, you have to walk alongside him. You have to allow yourself to visualize the dark paths through which he passed.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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The Gilded Age

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The period from 1870 to 1900 in the US has become known as the Gilded Age, during which America was transformed almost beyond recognition. In the 1870s, the country was still recovering from a horrendously destructive Civil War. The nation was still mainly agrarian; cities were relatively small and large-scale industry almost nonexistent. Thirty years later, the US had become an industrial powerhouse with massive cities featuring skyscrapers, electric lights, automobiles on the streets, and subways running below. An influx of immigrants from different parts of the world had changed the very nature of American society, which featured almost unimaginable wealth living side by side with abject poverty. Inside, you will hear about: Taming the Wild West Robber barons and captains of industry Emergence of labor unions and women’s movements The new immigrants Invention and innovation And much more! The Gilded Age was an era of entrepreneurs, inventions, industrial development, and new ideas. Most of all, it was a period of rapid and profound change that came at a high cost for the working class.  In a Golden Age, life is good for everyone. But in a Gilded Age, there is only a thin surface of gold over underlying base metal, a metaphor for a small number of fabulously wealthy people who grew rich by exploiting vast numbers who lived in poverty.  This is the story of the Gilded Age of America.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Category: History, Americas
Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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Muhammad Ali: A Life from Beginning to End

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Cassius Clay Jr. The Greatest. The Louisville Lip. The People’s Champion. Muhammad Ali. All are names for one of the greatest boxers of all time. Muhammad Ali lived a life that produced some of the most notable boxing matches ever. He also had battles outside of the boxing ring - battles that included fighting with the federal government for his freedom, as well as fighting against his debilitating Parkinson’s disease.  Inside, you will listen about.... Growing up in the Jim Crow South Becoming the greatest The king of trash talk Refusing to join the Vietnam War Politics and Parkinson’s Personal life and marriages  And much more! You’re about to embark on a journey of greatness. Dive into the life of one of the greatest athletes ever to grace the boxing ring, Muhammad Ali. Ali’s life wasn’t perfect - it was full of twists and turns and conflicts - inside, and outside the ring. But his life was truly meaningful, and it made Muhammad Ali worthy of the title he often used to describe himself, “The Greatest”.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 56 mins
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John Wayne: A Life from Beginning to End

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John Wayne graced the screen as a cowboy, an all-around rugged hero of the plains. With his “pull yourself up by your bootstraps” determination and raw sense of individualism, in many ways he came to symbolize everything that Americans held dear. His characters - tough as nails - were always idealistic adventurers seeking to right the wrongs of the world. But who was John Wayne? Born Marion Morrison, most don’t even know his real name. In this book, we will cut through all the hype and get to the real man behind the legend of John Wayne.  Chapter titles include: "The Boy Named Marion Morrison" "Becoming John Wayne" "Stuck in the B-List" "Riding the Stagecoach to Success" "War and Love Affairs" "Late Life and Lung Cancer" And much more!

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

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Ernest Hemingway: A Life from Beginning to End

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Ernest Hemingway has sometimes been called one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. The titles of his works - novels such as The Sun Also Rises and For Whom the Bell Tolls or short stories such as “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” - are recognizable even to many who have never read them. His last novel, The Old Man and the Sea, won him the Pulitzer Prize in fiction, and he also won the Nobel Prize in literature. Hemingway used language to develop an innovative style, purposely seeking to set himself apart from those who had come before with his distinctive pared-down sentences.  You will hear about: From Journalist to War Hero Bullfights and Book Deals Hemingway’s Breakthrough Suicide in the Family Hemingway During World War II Pulitzer Prize and Plane Crashes And much more! In this short book, you’ll discover that much of Hemingway’s writing drew on the experiences of his life. From the bullfights of Spain to safaris in East Africa; from being a war correspondent in war zones around the world to surviving multiple airplane and car crashes, Hemingway’s life is a riveting story worth exploring in and of itself.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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Bruce Lee: A Life from Beginning to End

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The name Bruce Lee is synonymous with martial arts superstar. Lee’s movie career was cut tragically short by his death at just 32 years old. Starring in six big-release feature movies, Lee revolutionized martial arts movie-making and challenged Western prejudices against the East.  Inside, you will hear about: Growing up in post-war Hong Kong A new life in America The one-inch punch Jeet Kune Do, the way of the intercepting fist Enter the dragon Health issues and sudden death And much more! Challenging the status quo of martial arts practice, Lee created his own unique system, Jeet Kune Do. More than a martial art, Jeet Kune Do is a philosophy for life that is founded on the art of fighting without fighting. Lee’s life may have been short, but it burned bright and continues to illuminate today.

©2018 Hourly History (P)2018 Hourly History

Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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Sherlock Puzzle Book

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Have you ever fancied yourself an amateur detective?  Well, then come and work alongside Sherlock Holmes, one of the best detectives in the world. The puzzles and riddles within this audiobook are sure to keep you occupied and entertained for hours. They are all set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and shared by Dr. John Watson, his trusty friend. There are riddles in this audiobook for the beginner and advanced sleuths alike. Lateral thinking and “out of the box” logic are the keys to solving these brain teasers and enigmas. Packed with more than 40 puzzles and riddles, you will find cases such as: The case of the poisoned tea The case of the smoking gun The case of the mysterious code The case of the card game The case of the invisible blade And much more This audiobook will bring hours of enjoyment for the entire family, which makes this the perfect gift for friends and even kids. Get this audiobook today, and begin your deductive reasoning.

©2018 Bluesource And Friends (P)2019 Bluesource And Friends

Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
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