13 Hours presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. (Read more...)
A team of six American security operators fought to repel the attackers and protect the Americans stationed there. Those men went beyond the call of duty, performing extraordinary acts of courage and heroism, to avert tragedy on a much larger scale. This is their personal account, never before told, of what happened during the thirteen hours of that now-infamous attack.
13 Hours sets the record straight on what happened during a night that has been shrouded in mystery and controversy. This riveting book takes readers into the action-packed story of heroes who laid their lives on the line for one another, for their countrymen, and for their country. 13 Hours is a stunning, eye-opening, and intense book; but most importantly, it is the truth. The story of what happened to these men, and what they accomplished, is unforgettable.
Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. (Read more...)
Æthelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Æthelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Æthelred. Widely loved and respected, Æthelflaed has all the makings of a leader; but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.
By all appearances, new parents Mac and Kelly Radner are living the American Dream, complete with an adorable baby girl and a beautiful new starter home in the suburbs. (Read more...)
Still, the early-thirtysomethings want to believe that they have a modicum of coolness left within them. So when they discover that their new next-door neighbors are none other than dozens of Delta Psi Beta fraternity brothers led by charismatic president Teddy Sanders, they try to play along and make the best of an awkward situation.
when the frat's parties grow increasingly more epic, both sides of the property line begin to fend for their turf. The neighbors' relentless sabotage escalates into outrageous one-upmanship, beginning an epic Greek war for the ages.
Living Historyperformances. (Read More.)Hammontree will become Andrew Carnegie, the man who funded over 3000 libraries. Get a taste of Carnegie's life and learn how he became one of the 20th century's most famous philanthropists. This event is free, but registration is required. Call or stop by the library to sign up. Mon, Apr 13th at 7pm.