Blood Trails

The Combat Diary of a Foot Soldier in Vietnam
Author: Christopher Ronnau
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 9780307494191
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 320
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BAPTISM BY FIRE Chris Ronnau volunteered for the Army and was sent to Vietnam in January 1967, armed with an M-14 rifle and American Express traveler’s checks. But the latter soon proved particularly pointless as the private first class found himself in the thick of two pivotal, fiercely fought Big Red One operations, going head-to-head against crack Viet cong and NVA troops in the notorious Iron Triangle and along the treacherous Cambodian border near Tay Ninh. Patrols, ambushes, plunging down VC tunnels, search and destroy missions–there were many ways to drive the enemy from his own backyard, as Ronnau quickly discovered. Based on the journal Ronnau kept in Vietnam, Blood Trails captures the hellish jungle war in all its stark life-and-death immediacy. This wrenching chronicle is also stirring testimony to the quiet courage of those unsung American heroes, many not yet twenty-one, who had a job to do and did it without complaint–fighting, sacrificing, and dying for their country. Includes sixteen pages of rare and never-before-seen combat photos From the Paperback edition.

Blood Trails


Author: R.M. Yeager
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1684565456
Category: Fiction
Page: 222
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As worldwide law enforcement’s facial recognition software improved by leaps and bounds, criminal cartels around the globe scrambled to find a solution to defeat the new and improved identity system. One cartel, in particular, using an unlimited pool of resources, designed a foolproof way to give the underworld a new face. Or so they thought. Until a pair of twins and a small California high desert police department pulled the thread that would unravel their well-oiled machine. A gruesome murder would lead to a hidden surgical suite where missing migrants were used as tissue donors for clandestine facial reconstruction surgery. A manhunt through the sage and cactus of the high desert would lead three detectives to a final showdown with a pair of ex-military butchers hired by the cartel. At least they thought the case was closed. However, the greed from within the organization would ultimately ignite a new flashpoint with the cartel’s head man sending in a team of assassins and a beautiful woman hacker to erase both people and secret files. Files kept of the cartel’s surgical clients as they were before and after facial reconstruction. It then became a race against time. If the encryption on each file were broken and the files sent to Interpol, then the cartel itself would become a worldwide target to every criminal with a new face.

Blood Trails


Author: Lyle Brandt
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
ISBN: 1628157704
Category: Fiction
Page: 250
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The Infamous Ripper . . . in Oklahoma Territory THE THRILL OF THE HUNT Women of the night are meeting unimaginably gruesome ends at the hands of America's very own "Ripper." As the crimes become more horrific, the good people of Oklahoma are thrown into a terrorized frenzy. Enough so that Deputy U.S Marshal Jack Slade must put his vows to marry his fiancée on hold because of the vow he took long ago to protect the people... The grisly murders may be beyond comprehension, but Slade knows that the killer is within reach. It's the trail of blood he must follow, and the trail of blood he must end, so that no one else falls victim to this "legend"...

Blood Trails


Author: Sharon Sala
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459213769
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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Her "father's" deathbed confession reveals that Holly's real father was almost certainly the notorious serial killer known as "The Hunter," and that her mother gave Holly up to save her life. But The Hunter was never caught—and Holly's mother simply vanished. In search of her past, Holly leaves both her home and Bud Tate, the handsome ranch foreman she's afraid to love, horrified by the knowledge that the blood of a depraved killer might run through her veins. Haunted, driven, she searches for The Hunter and hopes her mother was wrong. But her search leads to a terrible truth no one could have imagined, and even Bud's determination to follow and protect the woman he loves may not be enough to save Holly from the terrors of a past become present.

Blood Trail


Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440630170
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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It's elk season in the Rockies, but a different kind of hunter is stalking prey in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Joe Pickett series. Game wardens have found a man dead at a mountain camp—strung up, gutted, and flayed as if he were the elk he'd been hunting. Is the murder the work of a deranged anti-hunting activist or of a lone psychopath with a personal vendetta? Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is the man to track the murderer and stop him, before someone declares open season on humans...

Blood Trail


Author: Steven Walker,Rick Reed
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
ISBN: 9780786017195
Category: True Crime
Page: 352
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The twisted true story of sadistic sexual predator Joseph W. Brown, who indulged in a seven-state rampage of torture and murder, killing 14 women in cold blood from 1997 to 2003. Includes a 16-page photo insert. Original.

Mixedblood Messages

Literature, Film, Family, Place
Author: Louis Owens
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806133812
Category: Social Science
Page: 263
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In this challenging and often humorous book, Louis Owens examines issues of Indian identity and relationship to the environment as depicted in literature and film and as embodied in his own mixedblood roots in family and land. Powerful social and historical forces, he maintains, conspire to colonize literature and film by and about Native Americans into a safe "Indian Territory" that will contain and neutralize Indians. Countering this colonial "Territory" is what Owens defines as "Frontier," a dynamic, uncontainable, multi-directional space within which cultures meet and even merge. Owens offers new insights into the works of Indian writers ranging from John Rollin Ridge, Mourning Dove, and D'Arcy McNickle to N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Silko, James Welch, and Gerald Vizenor. In his analysis of Indians in film he scrutinizes distortions of Indians as victims or vanishing Americans in a series of John Wayne movies and in the politically correct but false gestures of the more recent Dances With Wolves. As Owens moves through his personal landscape in Oklahoma, Mississippi, California, and New Mexico, he questions how human beings collectively can alter their disastrous relationship with the natural world before they destroy it. He challenges all of us to articulate, through literature and other means, messages of personal and environmental — as well as cultural—survival, and to explore and share these messages by writing and reading across cultural boundaries.

Blood Trail


Author: Michael Sullivan
Publisher: Jameson Books (IL)
ISBN: 9780915463848
Category: Fiction
Page: 311
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American David Farr's son Zack is contaminated with tainted blood while in Canada. To his horror an investigation leads back to his home state, Arkansas.

Blood Trail to Kansas


Author: Robert J. Randisi
Publisher: Dorchester Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780843957990
Category: Fiction
Page: 262
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A gunman and gambler agrees to help a rancher bring his herd to Kansas and protect it from a vicious rustler and his gang of cutthroats.

Gathering Blood Evidence


Author: Melissa Langley Biegert
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429633735
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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"Describes methods used by experts to collect and analyze blood evidence to solve crimes"--Provided by publisher.

Werewolf Alliance


Author: Dragan Vujic
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595613349
Category: Fiction
Page: 234
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Mourning the loss of his wife, a man escapes to the refuge of the remote north. There he finds temporary peace. However, confusion sets in when he befriends an aboriginal and subsequently learns of a dark force in the forest. Tormented by a craving for vengeance, Brian Briteman enters the werewolf alliance. In time, he becomes a werewolf and wreaks havoc on those responsible for the death of his wife. Unexpectedly, he falls in love for the second time with one of the local residents. Then, life becomes very complicated and hard choices have to be made. Every choice has a consequence. Unanticipated twists and turns emerge. Brian struggles to escape from the mire that he finds himself in. But, the embedded powers are reluctant to release their grip.

The Beginner's Guide to Hunting Deer for Food


Author: Jackson Landers
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427155
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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Hunting deer is the most inexpensive and environmentally friendly way to acquire organic, grass-fed meat. In this thorough primer, perfect for those who’ve never hunted before, Jackson Landers explains how to supplement your food supply with venison taken near your home. From choosing the correct rifle and ammunition to field dressing, butchering, and proper safety measures, Landers takes you through every step of the process and encourages a gentle, practical approach to the psychology and politics of hunting.

Louis Owens

Literary Reflections on His Life and Work
Author: Jacquelyn Kilpatrick
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806135878
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 257
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Louis Owens (1948–2002) achieved worldwide recognition with his humorous and fearless novels that explored themes close to Owens’s own upbringing as a mixed-blood Choctaw, Cherokee, and Irish-American. His critical works were equally substantive. Readers of his criticism find his work challenging, and casual readers find his fiction highly enjoyable—a remarkable combination that speaks well of Owens’s intellectual and creative abilities. In a new collection of essays, Louis Owens: Literary Reflections on His Life and Work, editor Jacquelyn Kilpatrick and eleven other contributors examine Owens’s fiction and nonfiction from widely varying viewpoints to address issues such as identity, place, literary theory, trickster motifs, and the environment. This text aids the reader in understanding the theories Owens articulated and how he followed those theories in his own writing. Also included is the last interview Owens gave, appearing in print for the first time, which provides insights into this complex man’s personal life.

Bear Tales and Deer Trails


Author: Mike McConnell
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469718812
Category: Travel
Page: 234
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Bear Tales and Deer Trails is a collection of hunting stories that take you into the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Come along with Mike and his hunting partners as they stalk bears and deer for food as part of their subsistence lifestyle. Each chapter begins a new adventure in the bays, muskegs and mountains of Southeast Alaska. The stories are full of interesting characters, vivid descriptions of the landscape and a look into a disappearing way of life. You will find information about guns, hunting techniques and lore about the animals themselves. The stories are true and drawn from the authors personal experiences. This is the Tongass when wild was still part of wilderness!

Blood Matters

Five Civilized Tribes and the Search of Unity in the 20th Century
Author: Erik March Zissu
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317795105
Category: History
Page: 166
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This study explores how the five tribes of Oklahoma - Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles - strove to achieve political unity within their tribes during the first decades of the 20th century by forging a new sense of peoplehood around the idea of blood.

Blood Song


Author: Anthony Ryan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101622903
Category: Fiction
Page: 640
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“The Sixth Order wields the sword of justice and smites the enemies of the Faith and the Realm." Vaelin Al Sorna was only a child of ten when his father left him at the iron gate of the Sixth Order—a caste devoted to battle. Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate and dangerous life of a warrior of the Faith. He has no family now save the Order. Vaelin’s father was Battle Lord to King Janus, ruler of the Unified Realm—and Vaelin’s rage at being deprived of his birthright knows no bounds. Even his cherished memories of his mother are soon challenged by what he learns within the Order. But one truth overpowers all the rest: Vaelin Al Sorna is destined for a future he has yet to comprehend. A future that will alter not only the Realm, but the world.

The Blood Soaked Trail of Franco De Angelo

Another Case for Bland and Boyd
Author: Lyn D Jackson
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781467003223
Category: Fiction
Page: 200
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Franco de Angelo, a vicious gangland criminal, stood in the dock scowling at the jury as he was sentenced. He was pronounced guilty and the judge gave him the maximum sentence. He told Franco that he and the jury thought he was a thoroughly bad lot. Franco vowed to take revenge on every last one of the jurors. He was taken from court, but escaped on his way to jail, together with the police wagon, and disappeared. Two years later the eleven remaining jurors were killed in the space of twenty-four hours. Detectives Bland and Boyd were brought in to track him down, and prevent him from killing again. However Franco had gone back to his secret identity, and the killing had not stopped.

The Vampire Book

The Encyclopedia of the Undead
Author: J Gordon Melton
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578593506
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 944
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The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and Fiction Death and immortality, sexual prowess and surrender, intimacy and alienation, rebellion and temptation. The allure of the vampire is eternal. The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead, Third edition, explores the historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of one of the world's most mesmerizing paranormal subject. This vast reference is an alphabetical tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the soul-sucking undead. In the first fully revised and updated edition in a decade, Dr. J. Gordon Melton (president of the American chapter of the Transylvania Society of Dracula) bites even deeper into vampire lore, myths, reported realities, and legends that come from all around the world. From Vlad the Impaler to Dracula and from modern literature to movies and TV series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, Twilight, and The Vampire Lestat, this exhaustive guide furnishes more than 400 essays to quench your thirst for facts, biographies, definitions, and more.

Bow Hunting Whitetails


Author: Dragan Vujic
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595875483
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 424
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A comprehensive book on hunting whitetails with a bow. Loaded with information, this book has something for everyone from novice to veteran. Topics include selecting the right bow, gaining familiarity with whitetails, learning what drives whitetails, kill zones on a whitetail, styles of hunting, trailing and recovering whitetails, effective strategies and tactics, and how to hunt and harvest a nocturnal buck during legal shooting hours. Over forty pictures are included in the book.